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Sunday, 25 December 2016

Merry Christmas

Omg can't believe it has been 2 weeks sick I updated my blog.
Suffering with the dreaded bug and getting the festive bits.
Well I would just like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas.

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Craft challenge #394 - Christmas

Welcome to a new challenge at CRAFT and this is the last Christmas Challenge for 2016.
So if you still have some cards or creations to do then why not join us.
Our sponsor for this challenge are
Sponsor 1: Pickled Potpourri
Sponsor 2:  Sami Stamps
Details of the prizes are on the challenge blog.
So onto my card i have again used a Mo's image for my card and gone with a white theme of background

Image by Mo Manning coloured with promarkers
Lots of loose glitter
Embossing folders from Creative Expressions and Crafters Companion
Dies are Spellbinders
Pearls & Ribbon
Just love this little Elf he looks like he is really enjoying himself.
Well thats my card and if you pop along to the blog there are lots more Christmas creations for your inspiration.
Thanks for popping by off to link up my card into a few challenges.
Bye for now.

Sunday, 11 December 2016

Stella Sketch #420 - Catch the bug GDT

Good morning hope your well. 
We have a new challenge at Catch the Bug and it is a Stella Sketch
So follow the sketch and add some Ribbon and pop it in the Linky.
Here is the Sketch
So here is my card for your inspiration.
I have used this fabulous Santa carrying his parcel called Santa with presents

Image coloured with promarkers
DP & Ribbon all from stash and must be a few years old.
pearls from Meiflower crafts
Sentiment is a very old rubber stamp from papermanina
Well thats mine now it is time to show us your.
Now mine is a Christmas card but it doesnt have to be Christmas could be any occasion.
Pop along and checkout the teams cards and have a lovely Sunday.
I would like to enter this into the following Challenges

Saturday, 10 December 2016

Bugaboo Saturday Challenge

Good morning did you enjoy our Holiday Chaos at Catch the Bug. 
I do hope so and hope that you managed to play along with us.
Well we are now back to our Saturday Challenge and our theme this time is
lots of generous prizes up for grabs.
So here is my card it is for my Dad's birthday this week.
Gus Tidbits Consciousness available from the shop Here
Cutlebug embossing folder
Papermania DP
Gems, Hessian, Twine
Dies- Creative Expressions & Clearly Besotted
The Sentiment comes with the image and this is a standing joke within our family so fits perfectly
Well hope you like and found this humorous 
Now it is your turn to share your humor 
look forward to seeing what tickles you
Have a lovely weekend. Dont forget to pop along and see what else the team has been giggling about.


Friday, 9 December 2016

Bugaboo Holiday Chaos Day 7 final Day

Wow that week went quick what awesome entries we have had from you all during our 
Today is our last day and we have our Friday freebie in the shop.
So if you need a image to join us in this challenge hope along and grab it.
Our last challenge of the Chaos is a Bingo Challenge and here is the grid. 
Pick a line and come and play along
So here is my card using our Freebie - Crabby Cat Christmas
Lines I have used are
Embossing, Mittens & snowflakes
Freebie, Mittens & Ribbon

Cuttlebug embossing folder
Distressed ink
DP from stash
Memory Box Mittens die
Crafty Ribbons Ribbon Sentiment
Mirri card, Red Preal and glitter
Well now its your turn .
 Not long now to see who wins the prizes hope you have joined in the fun.
thanks for popping by each day i do appreciate it.
Dont forget we have a new Saturday challenge starting tomorrow
Bye for now

Crafty Catz challenge - Non Traditional Colours

Morning I am here today with my 1st of 2 posts. 
1st is my post for Crafty Catz and it is our lovely and talented Dianne turn to host.
She would like to see lots of
NON Traditional Christmas colours on your project.
Well if you haven't finished all your cards as i haven't this is a good excuse to get another done.
Our sponsor for this challenge is
Now we where lucky enough to be given some images to play with so here is my Card featuring Rory
As you can see I went Pink & Lilac for mine
Rory's Ornaments digital stamp
Memory box, Tim holts & Savvy dies
Lots of Gems
Happy Christmas Clear stamp
Scrim & Loose glitter
DP - papermania and Dovecraft

Well what do you think is this Non traditional colours i am never sure these days with all the changing fashions.
Well time for you to head to your crafty space and join us in the challenge.
cant wait to see what colours you pick.
the team has done an amazing job check them out
Well dont forget to pop back later as it is our last day at Catch the bug with our Holiday Chaos
Lots of lovely christmas makes we have had maybe you could combine the 2 challenges if your quick.
Bye for now

  • Crafty Boots - 2W, SIO - (Week 1) Christmas
  • Dream Valley Challenges - 2W, 3E, C10 - (Week 1) Christmas

  • Thursday, 8 December 2016

    Bugaboo Holiday Chaos - Day 6

    Good morning back with day 6 Bugaboo Holiday Chaos and what do we have for you today.
     FLASH BACK Holiday:  Use OLD paper from your stash and an OLD image.
    So dig out those old papers and stash and come and join us.
    More fabulous prizes up for grabs
    So here is my card using some paper that I must have had for well over 5 years.

    My image I have used is Teddy bear winter topper coloured with promarkers
    twine, chipboard bird and snowflake from stash
    Peel off that I got when I started Crafting
    Hessian ribbon, Gems & gold mirri Card 
    A simple layout but think works with these cute bears dont you.
    Well hope to see you linked up into the challenge.
    All makes of stamps allowed but of course we would love you to use one of ours.
    Thanks for popping have a great day.
    Card for guys -Christmas animals

    Craft Challenge - Winter

    Good morning well it is time for a new challenge at CRAFT
    are you ready we have some fab sponsors
    Sponsor 3: Sunsational Stamps
    Please checkout these kind sponsors shop details of the prizes can be found on our challenge blog.
    So onto my card for your inspiration and I have a cute Giggling Snowman

    Image Giggling Snowman from Mo manning
    Promarkers and Lyra pencils
    Lots of loose glitter
    Silver mirri and Blue Gitter card
    Dies Marriane Creatable tree and some Snowflake diecuts
    Ribbon from stash 
    Design Paper - Silent Night from trimcraft
    Sentiment stamp from Papermania
    I wonder what he is giggling at maybe he has been catching snowflakes on his tongue
    Well now it is your turn any creation to do with Winter and we would love you to link it up.
    Now head on over and checkout what the rest of the team has made.
    Pop back later as i have another
    Holiday Chaos for you. i do hope you are enjoying them
    Thanks for popping by.

    Wednesday, 7 December 2016

    Bugaboo - Holiday Chaos Day 5

    Hello & Welcome
    Today is Day 5 of Bugaboos Holiday Chaos.
    I hope you have joined us either for all the previous 4 days or just the odd one. still time to catch up and play along

    Today our challenge is
    "Make it Funny Photo" Challenge.
    So lets see if you can give us all a laugh.
    the team has been hard at work and lots of inspiration for you.
    Now here in the UK we are in our Winter Season and I wonder if this is how Santa celebrates Christmas Day. After all his hard work is finished for this year.

    Well I do hope he is enjoying himself. This would also be ok for someone that celebrates Christmas in a Warmer climate. I know my Aunt does.
    Ingredients for this card are
    Image - Tropical Santa Drink coloured with promarkers
    Distressed inks, glitter pens
    DP Avec Deco designs
    Gold mirri card
    MFT high Letters dies
    Well now its your turn there  are lots of prizes up for grabs so pop along checkout the teams creations and the prizes on offer.
    Thanks for popping by and i would like to enter the following challenges
    Crafty Sentiment Designs W, 1E, SIO - Anything Goes
    Deep Ocean Challenge 2W - #143 - Santa is Coming to Town 
    Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge 2W, 2E, C10, Must be Christmas - #86 - Anything Christmas
    Lemon Shortbread 2W, E3, no digital projects Always Anything Goes
    Sunny Day Crafting - W - Always Anything Goes 

    Tuesday, 6 December 2016

    Bugaboo- Holiday Chaos Day 4

    Hi well it is day 4 over at Bugaboo with their Holiday Chaos.
    So we are celebrating Christmas and today our challenge is
    do NO Design Papers allowed
    If you havent joined us then there is still time as we are running the event till Friday night.
    All details on the blog along with the prize details
    Here is my card for your inspiration

    Image Christmas Trio Blocks coloured with Promarkers
    Snowflake die
    Charm & gems
    Red & white card
    Peel offs & Glitter
    So now you have seen my card head on over to the challenge blog and checkout the rest of the cards.
    Then off you go and make your and link up and we will pop along and have a gander. Remember all images are allowed but we would love you to use one of ours.
    So thanks for popping by and hope your enjoying the week as much as i am.
    See you all tomorrow
    Moving along with the Times - #34 Anything Goes With Christmas
    Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge - #86 - Anything Christmas
    Creative Knockouts ¨- #170 Winter Wonderland

    Julia Spiri Stamps Challenge - Anything Goes

    Good morning I have a fab challenge for you over at Julia Spiri Stamps.
    Our theme this month is
    but if you like a challenge then we have a twist you can follow
    No Square Cards
    This is my last DT card for Julia as I am stepping down from the Design Team.
    I have been having some health issues and have decided to cut back my DT work for the time being.
    I have so enjoyed working with Julias images and would like to thank her for the chance to work with her images and herself and the Team. I am sure that i will be entering her challenge.
    So here is my last card which I have made a Easel card in a Circle.
    I have used Steampunk Fairy for this which I so love.
    Checkout Julia's shop for lots more steampunk andso many other amazing images.

    Steampunk Fairy coloured with promarkers
    DP is papermania
    Lace and ribbon from stash
    Dies used Tonic & Tim Holts
    Gliding Wak
    Wooden Butterfly and flower
    Metal Embellishments.
    Please pop along to the challenge blog and checkout the rest of the amazing Samples done by the team.
    Thanks for popping and if your on Facebook Julia has a fan page too.