Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Bookmark for my Daughter

Good evening peeps i hope your having a good week so far and that you had a fab bank holiday weekend, we had nothing but parties over the weekend but we had a lot of fun lol, its my Daughters Birthday tomorrow and her 4th Wedding Anniversary so no crafting tomorrow either.

It will be mine and hubbies 34th wedding Anniversary on Saturday,oh my where have the years gone lol but we have been together for 40 years!flipping heck that makes me feel really old lol.



Anyways i did manage to finish this bookmark for the challenge over at Creative inspirations this week i think i just about got it in in time lol, i'm not sure what the image is called or where its from as i found it ages again as a freebie, i think i will let Caid and Lexi give it to mummy as an extra little birthday gift.

Other Challenges i'm entering
By the Cute and Girly Indian Summer
Crafty Cardmakers Glitter and Sparkle
Cupcake Crafts Lets get digital

Thanks for stopping by and ant comments you leave.


Saturday, 28 August 2010

From This Day Forward

Good afternoon peeps i'm sorry this is late but we have a rather busy weekend with Birthdays and Anniversaries parties and barbecues so no time to craft for me this weekend unfortunately.



Anyway its time for another challenge over at One Stop Crafts and its our Maggies turn to set the challenge How Sentimental so your sentiment must be your main feature,our sponsor this week is Wink Wink, i've made a wedding card for my Daughter to give a friend who's wedding she has gone to today. The papers are papermania summer bloom the swirl is a new sizzix corner and the ribbon pearls flowers and pins are from my stash.

Challenge
Sunday sketch and stamp

Thanks for stopping by and i hope you have a lovely weekend.

Friday, 27 August 2010

If you cant stand the heat stay out of the Kitchen

Good morning all you lovely peeps out there what a miserable morning its been here and it rained all night too but its supposed to brighten up so we will wait and see lol.




Its time for a new challenge over at Craftalicious and its Tasha's turn to pick the theme and Tasha would like you to use Purple and Green and we are being sponsored by Some Odd Girl and i must say i've not used any of their images before but i will be using them again we each chose an image which we were given to work with and i just love this one Baker Kaylee isn't she fab i've made a wall hanging for my daughter for her kitchen, i've coloured her using copic markers the papers are basic grey and i'm not sure of the others as they are from my scrap box the flowers are from Hobby craft and Wild orchid crafts the pearls are from here Bobityboo Gemcrafts.

Challenges i'm entering
Charisma Hot (Heat Kitchen get it:)
Dare U 2 Digi Stamp Shaped cards
One Stitch At a Time Shapes
Flutter By Wednesday Open

Well i think that's it for now i hope you all have a lovely bank holiday weekend and thanks for stopping by and any comments you leave.

Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Happy Birthday Connor

Good afternoon peeps i hope you are all well,what a miserable old day it is today:( come back summer lol.



The card i have for you today is for one of my Grandson's Connor and he is football mad and always getting mucky lol so i thought this image would be perfect for him, he's from Karen's Doodles and he's called Summertime Boy - Soccer i used copic markers to colour the papers are a mixture, i am also entering a couple of challenges,

ABC Blue
Cupcake crafts Blue and Green
Sketch and Stash Fab sketch
Papertake Weekly 321 3papers 2 stars 1 image
Cooking it up with Katie Check out that boy.

Well that's it for i hope your managing to keep dry this flipping weathers ok if you have webbed feet.... anyways thanks for stopping by and any comments you leave are always very much appreciated.

Monday, 23 August 2010

My First Christmas Card

Good evening all you lovely peeps out there i hope you've had a good day even though the weather is shocking, British summertime lol,my hubby had a fall yesterday afternoon in his garage and split his head open and it looks like he might be diabetic now too so we are back to the drs on thursday, it never rain unless it pours does it lol, any was here is my first christmas of this year lol best get my finger out seeing how quick the weeks are flying past too lol.



I have one of the gorgeous lili of the valley christmas images and isn't she so sweet i've used copic markers to colour the papers are Daisy and Dandelion i've used flower soft mixed with glitter for her hat and coat pearls you can get here the corner are sizzix corner flourish#2 the ribbon is from my stash.

Challenges i'm entering

Lili of the Valley fab sketch
Creative inspirations Christmas
Creative card crew Sparkle and shine
Stamp with Fun card for a girl
Paperplay pink
Wild orchid Make it sparkle.

Well that's it for now i best catch up on some commenting as we've been in and out all day today.

Thanks for stopping by and any comments you leave.

Saturday, 21 August 2010

Home Tweet Home

Good morning all you lovely folks out there, things are nice and quite here in our house for a change so maybe i will get some extra crafting done today with a bit of luck lol.



Any way i haven't got a card for you today i have a wall hanging for you which i made for someone who has recently moved and these are her preferred colours i just hope she likes it, i'm quite pleased with it for a change lol.

The image is called home tweet home from Nana Vic the gorgeous papers are from prima called Fairy Flora and they are delish i love them so i think you'll be seeing a lot of them i will buy another pad just to look at i think lol the butterflies are Martha Stewart the leaves are Marianne design creatables classic, flowers are from wild orchid crafts and hobby craft the pearls you can get them from here fabulous service and good quality and prices the ribbon is from my stash.

Challenges i'm entering

Crafty Creations Butterflies
Creative Inspirations Fab Sketch
Everybody Art In the Garden
My Time to Craft Glitter and Glitz
Paper Cuts Anything goes
Simon Says Stamp Make a Gift
Stamping for the Weekend Anything goes.
I think that's it for now lol.

I would just like to thank everyone for their continued support the last few months while we have been having lots of problems regarding mil and her health and her having to move in with us....well things have settled down a lot now so hopefully i will be able to do more crafting than i have of late.

I hope you all have a lovely weekend whatever your doing and thank you for any comments you leave.

Thursday, 19 August 2010

Ooops this one nearly got away

Oops one i nearly forgot this one lol, firstly we had a fantastic time all of us when we went to the picture little Caid hadn't been before and he thoroughly enjoyed himself bless him Aj and Connor well they were as good as gold, anyway i've been busy making some party invites for someone and there not quite finished yet so that's what i've been up to today plus Caid phoned me crying that he and Lexi wanted to see nanny and grandad so we had to pop over to see them for a little while didn't we lol.




Anyway i digress again i nearly forgot about this card its for
friday sketchers
ABC Want Blue
C.R.A.F.T photo inspiration
Creative inspirations Recycle my buttons are recycled from my mil button tin, some of them she's had for donkeys years.

Well i think that's it i hope you are all having a great week and looking forward to the weekend take care now. Thank you for stopping by and any comments you make.

Wednesday, 18 August 2010

Crafts and Me *11

Morning peeps i hope you are having a fab week so far, i'm off out to the pictures later with three of my grandsons and my daughter to see Cats and Dogs so that should be fun lol the film does look quite funny.



Well its Wednesday so that means its time for a new challenge over at Crafts and Me this time its our lovely Tracy's turn to set the challenge and she would like to see Petals and Pearls, don't forget to check out the other girlie's blogs for more inspiration.
For my card i've used one of the new Sara Burrier stamps this one is called Refreshed, i've used DCWV Whimsy papers ribbon pearls and flowers are from my stash. The sketch is from Friday Sketchers.
Well i think that's it for now thanks for stopping by and any comments you leave, enjoy the rest of your day.

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

Tokyo Boy

Good morning peeps sorry i've not been about again but we are having a tough time of it here in our house i think mil is playing one against the other but can you say, well i think all is sorted out now so keep your fingers crossed for me lol.



Anyways on to my card its our sil birthday on friday so i have made this card for him, i best get my finger out i have to make another three lol.
For this one i have used the fab digi from Dew drop craftz and this one is called Tokyo boy, my sil should like it as he likes this style of image i've used the Tim Holtz papers again a scrap of sticky ribbon and the verse i found on line.

I am also going to enter it into some challenges
Charisma Easel card
Colour create
Simon says Stamp Summertime blues i think this image sums it up lol
Sketch Saturday Great sketch i've turned mine
The Stampman Easel card
Totally gorgeous

Thanks for stopping by and looking and i really do appreciate any comments you leave and i hope you have a good day.

Friday, 13 August 2010

Craftalicious Challenge 6

OMG i'm so late with this i thought i had scheduled it but no i hadn't lol not sure if its a blonde moment or a senior one lol, oh well never mind its here now lol.



Any ways onto my card its my Craftalicious DT card and this week it was our lovely Mandy who set the challenge and Mandy would like to see swirls and pearls, we are being sponsored Amy from The Crafty Purple Frog and i have used one of the decoupage sheets which Amy sells in her shop which she provided...now i don't normally do much decoupage but i thought i would give it a go and here it is nothing to fancy as the image is quite big and detailed.

The papers are American crafts a la mode i've used my new sizzix corner die the flowers are from wild orchid crafts the ribbon pearls and charm are from my stash.

I hope you all have a fab weekend the weathers ok if your a duck lol, and thanks for stopping by and any comments you leave.

Thursday, 12 August 2010

With love

Good morning folks i hope you are all having a good week sorry i've not been about much as my arthritis decided to play up something rotten so i have ended up having some injections into my shoulders and neck which were my main problems, but am feeling much better today and my treatment is due on Monday hooray i cant wait lol, so i will be doing some crafting today.



Anyway here is a card i made for my mil for here birthday on Monday she was 81yrs and as some of you may remember she has been seriously ill this year and there were times when we didn't think she would make it...but she did:) and she had a fab day with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, for her card i used a verse i found on line i had to make the card larger to fit the verse lol, blue is her favourite colour and she love the flowers i've been making using ribbon so i included one of those too, and she loved it, the paper are Tim Holtz which i have distressed and i've added lots of stickles around the edges.

I am also entering a couple of challenges
Crafty Creations want winged things
Flutterby Wednesday Is open.

I hope you like it and thank you for looking and any comments you leave...enjoy your day.

Sunday, 8 August 2010

Blowing Kisses

Good morning folks i hope you are all having a fab weekend and that the weather is kind to you, well according to the weather man we are supposed to have a return of good weather from today.


Anyways i'm not here to talk about the weather, i'm here to show you a card that i've made, i've used the beautiful Melinda blowing kisses i just love this image you can get her from Crafts and Me but you will have to email Teresa first as you cant sell them on the internet in the uk,(here's the link) i've coloured her with copics as usual lol the papers are a mix of papermania and Kate Knight the flower i have made myself using lace and ribbon i've stickled her wings.
I've just check out the Crafts and Me shop and there are some fab new stamps in there and too.
I am also entering into some challenges
Friday Sketchers sketch
Fussy and Fancy Pink and Black
Raise the Bar Pearly Whites
Stamp Something Photo inspiration

Don't forget the Crafts and Me Challenges and its a colour challenge this time around the colours being Purple and Green, so why not pop over and check it out.

Anyway enjoy the rest of your day.

Friday, 6 August 2010

A friend gives

Happy Friday to you all i hope you've all had a fab week, mines a bit of a mix really my new car is brilliant i love it but my arthritis is playing up but i only have a few days until my treatment so not to bad so just keep popping the pain killers:( at least i can sit in my craft room and play lol:).




Anyways on with today's card i made this for my mil to give to her lovely friend Mary who will 85 next week, i've used the gorgeous Tim Holtz papers again i just love these, i made the flower myself using scraps of lace and ribbon the verse i found on the internet.
I am also entering some challenges with this card

Alphabet Challenge O for Ovals
Cute Card Thursday Whatever
Cupcake Crafts Distressing
Flutterby Wednesday butterfly and pink
Papertake Weekly White and bright
Pile it on Butterflies bugs ect.

Well i think that's it for now except to wish you all a lovely weekend.

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Multi Challenge & Crafts and Me DT Card

Morning folks it's i hope you are having a good week so far, i am for a change hubby bought us a new car (well nearly new its only 4yrs old )as we couldn't get mil in the old one very easily as it was 4x4 so we are now able to get her out more easily and she is doing really well considering what she has been through anyway enough of my waffling lol.



Its Wednesday so its time for another challenge over at Crafts and Me challenges how quick are the weeks going lol,and its my turn to set the challenge so i've picked a colour challenge of Purple and Green,Mary Dew Lee from Serendipity Stamp's is sponsoring us this week



For my card i've used one of the Whiff of joy City girl stamps available from Crafts and Me but you will have to e-mail Teresa at Crafts and Me Here the papers are a mixture of stamping up and Kate Knight Martha Stewart Heart border punch, the leaves are from Mirianne design creatables classic flowers set the flowers pearls and ribbon are from my stash.

Challenges i'm entering
Creative Card Crew cute and girly
Dutch Dare Anything goes
My Time to Craft Eat or Drink
Sweet Shop Sketch
The Stamp Man Take Two Colours.

I hope you like my card and thank you for stopping by and any comments you make, enjoy the rest of your day.

Monday, 2 August 2010

Romeo Oh Romeo

Morning peeps i hope your week has started of well, and that the sun is shining for you.



The card i have for you today is using one of the new range of stamps that Teresa over at Crafts and Me has now got in stock and they are exclusive to crafts and me, its a new artist called Sara Burrier and the stamps are just gorgeous, this one is called Romeo Oh Romeo, i've coloured her with copic markers and the papers are Tim Holtz Vintage shabby, i've used Martha Stewart Butterfly punch and a woodware heart punch,the flower was made using a scrap of ribbon which i just cant throw away lol, the lace pins and pearls are from my stash, i am also entering some challenges.

Alsorts Dressing up
Crafty Cardmakers Punches
Cupcake Crafts Distressing
Friday Sketchers

Enjoy your day and thanks for looking.

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