Friday, 30 November 2012

Anything Christmassy - But Not a Card at Totally Papercrafts

Good morning. Yesterday I said I would be back today with some news and another DT card so here I am.
I am so thrilled to announce that I was very lucky to have been picked to join the gorgeous girls over at 

and today I'm here to share my first DT project for them.

This week we would like to see 


Our sponsor this week is:
offering 1 lucky winner:
2 stamps of their choice.

Here's what I did:
You might remember I made this for my scrummilicious Lola Arizona so of course I had to make one for my squidglilcious Oliver as well :o)

Here's what I used:
Door Hanger: Every Craft's A Pound
Image: LOTV 'Christmas Eve - Boy'
Colouring Medium: Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Design Paper: My Mind's Eye 'Colourful Christmas'
 Spellbinders: Large Labels and Rectangle Nesties, Create a Flake 3 and 4, Eyelet Circles
Bling: Ribbon Girls Diamonte Spacers and Aurora Gems
Alphas: Bo Bunny Mini Aplha Stickers
Memory Box: Numbers Die and Corner Bow Die
Lace from stash
Diamond Stickles

Please pop over to the main challenge blog to check out the awesome inspiration
from my lovely DT buddies.

Challenges I would like to enter:
Crimbo Crackers - Anything Christmas
Cute Card Thursday - Snowflakes
Lil's Little Fairies - Pastel Colours
Sassy Studio Designs - Christmas Anything But a Card
Divas by Design - Glitter and Sparkle
I Love Promarkers - Anything Goes
Paper Shelter - Christmas
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Fashionista Challenge - Blue Christmas
Totally Gorjuss - Don't be Square

Thanks for popping in today.
Hope you like what you see - would be great to know you have been so I can come and see you too :o)

Have a fabulous day.

Thursday, 29 November 2012

3 Things Beginning with the Same Letter at MAWTT

 Good morning. I'm still on my marathon DT week :o) and today's share is for

Our lovely Kim has picked the theme:


We our sponsored by 
and the DT had some images to play with.
Here's what I did:
My 3 things begin with B - Birdie, Blue and Blooms (a bit of a cheat me thinks lol!!!)

Card Ingredients:
Image: Digi My World 'A Little Birdie'
Colouring Medium: Promarkers & Flexmarkers
Clouds: PanPastels
Sentiment: Kaisercraft
Blooms: Wild Orchid Crafts
Design Papers: My Mind's Eye 'On the Bright Side'
Tools: Martha Stewart 'Scrolled Lace PATP'
Spellbinders 'Nestie Circles'
Marianne Createables 'Branch Forest'

Please pop over to the main challenge blog to check out the fabulous inspiration from my beautiful DT buddies.

Challenges I would like to enter:


Today I have both Oliver and Lola here to play - think we are going to go to the soft play area at the garden centre and then I'll be cooking dinner for all the family - just how I like it :o)

Thanks for your visit today - I really appreciate our company.
I'll be back tomorrow with some news and another DT share :o)
Have a fabulous day.

Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Anything But Square at Stampavie & More

Good morning. I'm back again with my 3rd DT project for this week.This time it's for


and the theme this fortnight is


When I was at the GNPE at Harrogate I bought some of these crackers from Which Craft
and here's what I did with one:
 I made my cracker into a mini gift box. 

Project ingredients:
Larger Hexagonal Cracker - Which Craft
Design Papers: Back to Basics 'Vintage'
Image: Magnolia Star Tilda
Sentiment: Crafty Pad Christmas Sentiment Tickets
Coluring Medium: Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Diamond Stickles
Marianne Createable English Rose
MFT Flower & Leaf Trio
Martha Stewart Frond Punch
Adhesive Pearl from stash
Satin Ribbon from stash

Challenges I would like to enter:
Crafty Sentiments - Red White and Green
Crazy Amigo - Gifts
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes
Crafty Boots - Anything Goes
Creative Stamp Friends - X-Mas
ATS - Christmas Time
One Stop Craft - Vintage Christmas
Totally Gorjuss - Don't be Square
Live & Love Crafts - Christmas
Creative Inspirations - Traditional Christmas Colours

Just a quickie from me today as my squidgilicious Oliver will be here very soon and after lunch I will be picking my scrummilicious Lola Arizona up from Bristol with her Mummy - they are coming to stay for a few days - yipppeee :o)

Thanks for your visit and all your support - I really appreciate it.
Hope you have a fabulous day.

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Let it Snow at An Oldie But Goodie

Good morning. I'm back with my second DT project for this week and this time it's for


and our lovely Tracy has picked the theme


So I thought I would take the opportunity to ink up one of my many neglected LOTV images :o)

Don't forget to let us know what your six month old or more item is in order to be in with a chance to win the prize on offer from our sponsor this week - please pop over to the main challenge blog for the full prize details and to see the fab inspiration from my gorgeous DT buddies.

Card Ingredients:

Image: LOTV 'Little Bears Snowman'
Colouring Medium: Promarkers
Diamond Stickles
Sentiment: The Crafty Pad 'Christmas Sentiment Tickets'
Card Base: Die Cut using Go Create 'XXL Frilly Frame 2'
Design Paper: Bo Bunny
Spellbinders: Labels 20
Memory Box: Frostyville Wreath
Adhesive Pearls from stash

Challenges I would like to enter:
Addicted to Stamps - Christmas Time
Kenny K's - Traditional Christmas Colours
2 Sisters - Winter Wonderland
Challenge up Your Life - First Snow
Little Claire's - Christmas
Totally Gorjuss - Don't be Square
Lil's Little Fairies - Anything Goes
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Shaped Cards or Fancy Folds
Polka Doodles - Any Die Will Do
Lexi's Creations - Christmas

Thanks for popping by today.
Hope you all have a wonderful day.

Monday, 26 November 2012

Use a Doily at Cutie Pie

Good morning. Hope you are all keeping well and are safe and dry where you are.
This week is my 'busy' DT week and I will have a DT project to share with you every day - starting with this one for:


and this fortnight we would like to see you


Our sponsor this time is the fabulous Janet at

and the DT were lucky enough to get some images to play with.
I chose this gorgeous Holly Wreath' digi stamp which I wanted to print direct onto my doily.

Card ingredients:
Image: Pink Gem 'Holly Wreath'
Doily from stash
Snowflake embossing folder
Dee's Distinctively Dies Large Snow Covered Stacker Tree
Pink Card Stock from stash
Diamond Stickles

Challenges I would like to enter:
Dream Valley - Non Traditional Christmas
Challenges 4 Everybody - Always Anything Goes
Eclectic Ellapu - Celebration with Sparkle
The Crafty Pad - Add Some Glitter
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Contemporary Christmas Colours
Aud Sentiments - BINGO 'Merry, Bling, Die Cuts'

Thanks for popping by today.
Have a fabulous day.

Saturday, 24 November 2012

Bring on the Bling at Allsorts

Good morning. 
I'm so glad it's the weekend and that I don't have to go out if I don't want to after the driving dramas I've had this week with road closures due to floods :o(
So I think I'll stay safe and dry and have a lots of playtime in my little crafty haven.

We have a fab new challenge for you over at

and the theme is


Our sponsor this week is:
Flonz $20 store gift voucher Also 12% discount offered on purchases to those entering the challenge
offering 1 lucky winner $20 to spend in their online store

Here's what I did:

Card Ingredients:
Base Card: Elegant Step Card from Which Crafts
Design Paper: Back to Basics 'Vintage'
Image: Hero Arts Cling Stamp Big Snowflake CG214
Gilding Flakes
Sentiment: Stampendous 'Christmas Wishes'
Cosmis Shimmer Gold Embossing Powder
Dee's Distinctively Dies: Snow Capped Stacker Tree
Spellbinders: Create a Flake
Adhesive Pearls from stash

Challenges I would like to enter:
Crimbo Crackers - Anything Goes
Dutch Dare - Fancy Folds
Crafty Creations - Christmas is Coming
Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Bearly Mine - Snowflakes
Ladybug Crafts Ink - Snowflakes
Great Impressions - Celebrating the Season
The Crafty Pad - Christmas

Thanks for popping by today - it's always great to see you :o)
Before I go I just wondered if anyone was going to this event at Craftwork Cards next weekend?
Krafty Fun day
I've booked a place - just drop me an email

if you would like to meet up :o)

Have a fabulous weekend.

Friday, 23 November 2012

Sweet Sixteen - Pt2.

Good morning. I can't believe we are at the end of the week already - and nearly at the end of November - you know who will be on his way before you know it :o)

So the other day I shared this card with you - which was my Sweet Sixteen Pt1 and now I'm back to share my Sweet Sixteen Pt2. 
Kerry has collected these cards already and loved them - phew!!!!
Just hope her sisters love them too!!!

Card Ingredients:
Image: LOTV Rosie with Cake
Sentiment: LOTV 'Calendars'
Colouring Medium: Promarkers & Flexmarkers
Diamond Stickles
Design Papers: First Edition 'Up Up and Away'
Spellbinders: Majestic Squares and Sqaure Nestabilities
Martha Stewart: Traditional Scallop Border Punch

Challenges I would like to enter:
Lil's Little Fairies - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - Girls Only
Do You Stack Up - Numbers
Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Divas by Design - 2 or More Patterned Papers
Inky Impressions - Make it Girly
MMCS - Inspiration from a Song (Happy Birthday Sweet 16)
Paper Shelter - Birthdays
Tip Top Tuesday - Kids and Teens

Thanks for visiting my little blog today - I really appreciate your support.
Have a wonderful day.

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Seeing Spots at MAWTT

Hello - I'm back again with my second post for today and this time it's to share my DT card for


and this week my very bestest blogging buddy Claire has picked the theme


Our sponsor this week is the fabulous

and the DT had some images to play with.

I chose this cute 'Beary Happy Winter Bear'

Card Ingredients:
Image: Stitchy Bear Stamps - 'Beary Happy Winter Bear'
Colouring Medium: Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Design Papers: Bo Bunny 'Mistletoe Collection'
Spellbinders: Floral Ovals, Scalloped and Plain Ovals, Ribbon Banners
Satin Ribbon and Metallic Ribbon from stash

Challenges I would like to enter:
TBA later :o)

Thanks again for popping by today.
Have a fabulous day.

A Colour Combo at Charisma

Good morning. 
Hope you are all safe and dry where you are.
We have had some torrential rain recently and yesterday some of the roads between home and school were closed - this resulted in it taking me 1hr 20 mins to get to Jack's school - just 3 miles away and then 40 mins to get back again!!!
Hope the roads are all open this morning or there won't be much point him going - by the time he gets there it will nearly be time to come home again!!!

So today I have 2 DT cards to share with you and my first one is for

and this week we have a 


for you:

Here's what I did:


This used:
Image: Mo Manning North Pole Employee 5533
Colouring Medium: Autumn 2012 and Winter 2012 Limited Edition PM's
Design Papers: Craftwork Cards
Diamond Stickles
Spellbinders: Bracket Edgeabilities, Spellbinders Heirloom Ornament 2010 Die
Memory Box: Frostyville Die
Adhesive Bling from stash

Challenges I would like to enter:
Craft Room Challenge - Punches/Die Cuts
Cards for Men - Merry Christmas
Crafty Bloggers Network - Christmas Anything Goes
Hooked on Craft - Christmas - No Red or Green
The Paper Girls - Christmas/Winter
Totally Stampalicious - Christmas with Non-Traditional Colours
Joanna Sheen - Cold and Frosty
The Crafty Pad - Christmas

Please pop over to the main challenge blog to check out the awesome inspiration from my DT buddies and for full details of the prizes on offer from our sponsors this week.

Thanks for visting me today. I really appreciate your support.
I'll be back very soon with my second DT card today.


Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Sweet Sixteen - Pt.1

Good afternoon. Hope you are all keeping well and those not I wish well soon :o)
Wow we've had some rain overnight and this morning - it has eventually stopped now - not sure for how long though!! The 'green' outside our house looks like it has a swimming pool in the centre of it - hope it doesn't fill up anymore :o(

Oliver has been to play this morning and I thought I would pop on to share my card for today before I leave for a check up at the hospital - for my 'golfer's elbow' which seems to be so much better since my last Cortisone injection :o)

Kerry (Oliver's Mummy) has twin sisters who will be 16 next month and she asked me to make a couple of cards for them - so as the post title says - here is Sweet Sixteen Pt1 (I'll share Pt2 later in the week)

 I thought it would a good opportunity to ink up one of my long neglected LOTV images and as this week's challenge over at Lil's Little Fairies is Food Glorious Food I thought this little sweetie would be just perfect :o)
 Image: Cake Glorious Cake coloured with PM's and FM's and lots of Diamond Stickles
Sentiment - LOTV

 The sparkilicious Design Papers are my new First Edition Summer Breeze pad bought at the NEC

'16' Die cut using George and Basic shapes Cricut cartridge
Martha Stewart Double Loops border punch

Challenges I would like to enter:
Lil's Little Fairies - Food Glorious Food
Card Crafter's Circle - Textures
Craft Room Challenge - Punches/Die Cuts
Incy Wincy - Square Cards
Sketch n Stash - Sketch #101
Paper Playtime - Anything Goes
Make it Monday - Always Anything Goes
Songbird Challenge - Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend
Glitter n Sparkle - Lots of Layers
Crafty Catz - Let's Have Sparkle

Thanks for popping by today.