Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Anything goes at Bearly Mine & Day 4 of Crafting for Gold

Good morning everyone sorry for being MIA but i love the Olympics so that's what i've been doing and i cant wait for the track and field events to start!!! anyway that's enough of my chatting lol.

The reason i'm here today is it time for a new challenge over at Bearly Mine oh my goodness and the theme is Anything goes so i will have to keep on top of it this week lol.
Its also Day 4 of our Crafting for Gold.

Here's my Card
I've had a go at darker colour skin tones but i think i've over coloured her face what do you think.
I've used Summer Roses Available HERE
the image was a freeby from Krista at Saturated Canary HERE,the leaves and butterfly are Memory Box dies the butterfly border is Tim Holtz the ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons HERE the flowers are from Mulberry Crafts HERE except the big one i won that and some others in a challenge and the pin i did myself.

I would also like to enter the following challenges.

CMC Challenges Girly
Secret Crafter Bright and Cheerful
Totally Gorjuss Pearls
ATC & Cards with Attitude Anything goes
Classy Cards & Such Die Cuts
Crafty Catz All that glitters
Fat Pages and Cards with attitude Anything goes
Poodles Parlour Anything goes

I think that's it for now i will be back again tomorrow and thanks for stopping by and any comments you leave, if you commented on my last one i some how deleted the whole post that's what you get for fiddling with things lol, but i did read your lovely comments forst lol.

Monday, 30 July 2012

oops where did that go ?

Oops that wasn't supposed to happen i've just deleted my whole post from friday!! that'll teach me to fiddle lol.

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Monochrome At Darcy's Dairies

Good Morning everyone i hope you are all well we are still enjoying the sun here at last lol oh yes and my poorly pussy cat is fit and well now lets hope it stays that way now.
It's time for a new challenge over at Darcy's Dairies and our theme is Monochrome i've gone for blue this time.

Here's my card a bit plain for me though.

Items Used

Darcys Dairies No 64 Flower Girl.
Papers are from Sassy Designs.
Butterfly is a Spellbinders Die.
Flowers from Mulberry Crafts,
Ribbon from Crafty Ribbons,
Pin i did myself.

I would like to enter the following challenges.

Diva's By Design Birthday
Paper Pretties Birthday
Make it Monday Colour
Tammy's Scrapping Corner Bingo, Ribbon Free space and Flowers
Crafting when we can Monochrome
The Ribbon Girls Photo
Sketch Saturday great sketch

Well thats it from me i'm not spending as much time in my craft room as it gets the sun all afternoon so its to hot in there to craft, but i'm not complaining lol.

Have a lovely day everyone i will catch up with you all this evening.

Monday, 23 July 2012

Thank You Card for Caid's Teacher

Good Evening everyone i hope you've had a good day today i'm not staying long i just wanted to show you a card and note pad that i made for one of my grandson Caid's Teachers last week and she loved it too,i've used a DSB image Thank you Dan isn't he just so sweet lol, i'm sorry i cant remember what the papers are,i've also used a Memory Box Butterfly and Swirl Die the pretty ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons, flowers are from Mulberry Crafts the small butterflies and flowers are Martha Stewart punches.

Here's the card

Here's the matching Note Pad

I did make another one but i'm using that for something else lol so cant show you it yet.

I would like to enter the following challenges.

Come and Get It Challenges Bingo
CupCake Inspirations Picture
Card Caravan Ice Cream i've gone for my fav flavour chocolate and Strawberry
Colour Me Creative Anything goes but girly
So Artful Chocolate Strawberry and vanilla.

Well that's it from me for now thank you for all your resent comments and i hope you have a lovely day.

Friday, 20 July 2012

Coming Soon 2 Crafty Ribbons

Hello Everyone,
Time to share some news with you all here at Crafty Ribbons we are having another of our fabulous events this time we are........

To kick off our new event we are offering some fabulous ribbon candy......

spring bevs bag


 If you would like to win these gorgeous ribbons..then all you need to do is become a follower of the blog,for every 100 followers we get we will draw a winner so please pass the details on the more followers the more candy and the more chances to win,leave your name with Inlinkz below and when we hit that magical 200 followers so only 3 more followers needed we will get Random Org to draw a winner so it could be you and should we get to 300 followers well we'll draw another winner and so on.....

We will be checking to make sure your a follower,if not a new winner will be drawn..

If you don't have a blog that's fine just become a follower and then leave your name with Inlinkz skipping the URL bit...

Here is the code for the blinkie
Now if you take the blinkie above and put it in your sidebar you can have a second entry to win the fabulous ribbons above,just leave your name a second time with Inlinkz below....We will leave inlinkz open until 8.30am on the 13th August which is when the event will end... 

Each day we will be highlighting a different Craft Company or Shop,the Design Team will be posting cards/projects on their blogs each day using products from each Company or shop,there will also be a prize each day from the highlighted Company up for grabs that's 16 prizes and you can enter each day,only one entry per person per day to make it fair,so make sure to become a follower and remember to come back on the 27th July to join in the fun with us and for your chance to win gorgeous prizes from all the fabulous Company's and shops who are joining in with us....

Mandy & The Team

Thursday, 19 July 2012


Good Afternoon folks well we may be getting some nice weather next week but we will have to wait and see lol.

Anyway i did post this for this morning but for some reason Mr Blogger doesn't like me this morning, and its time for a new challenge at Crafty Ribbons HERE and our lovely Ali has picked the theme SUMMER/HOLIDAY/BEACH and the prize is the gorgeous ribbons below.

Here's my project a note pad so i can keep all the colours that i like together in here as i always forget what colours i've used lol must be my age lol.

When i saw this image at Mo digital pencil i had to get it as it reminds me of my Granddaughter Lexi she is such a cheeky monkey lol,the flowers are from mulberry crafts the ribbons are from Crafty Ribbons HERE i've used copic's to colour my image and the little flip flop is a button.

Challenges i would like to enter.
Crafting for all Seasons Must use and ice cream or lolly
Digi Stamp 4 Joy weather
Divas By Design Anything goes
PaperCraft Star Ice Cream i hope the Lolly counts.
Do You Stack Up Food
Moving Along With The Times Pink and girly
Sassy Studio Hit the beach.

Right that's for now I'm off to get my nails done, take care all and thanks for stopping by.

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

R & B at Crafts and Me Ribbon and a Bow

Good Afternoon everyone, oops i'm a bit late with my post i completely forgot to do it lol i must of had a senior moment lol.

Anyway it time for a new Challenge at Crafts and Me the theme have been set by our super talented Karina Ribbon and a Bow and our sponsor is Crafty Ribbons

Items used Babe In The Woods by Robin Pushay Available HEREi'm just loving all the new stamps that Teresa has in, the papers are Scrappers Delights i think! flowers from Mulberry Crafts Ribbon from Crafty Ribbons various dies the lace flower is one that i made.

I would also like to enter the following challenges.

Anything goes Lavender and Lace
Deep Ocean Fantasy World
Lej Designs Anything goes
Papertake weekly Girly
Cards and Scrap Wings
Card Cupids Wings
The Emerald Fairies Lace

Well that's it folks i best get myself sorted out i'm making cards for Caids teachers at the mo.

Thanks for stopping by and i will be around tonight to catch up with all of you lovely peeps.

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Bearly Mine Challenges Girly Birthday

Good morning everyone i hope you are all well, my cat Scratch is much much better now he's more or less back to normal pestering the life out of me for a fuss well since we lost his brother last year we have to make more fuss of him and play with him more bless him, his check up at the vets yesterday was good they are very pleased with how his wound has healed.

Anyway its time for a new challenge at Bearly Mine and the theme is a Girly Birthday card and we are sponsored by The Ribbon Reel,yay you can never have to much ribbon lol.

For my card i've used a gorgeous Saturated Canary image this ones called Ava and isnt she gorgeous i've only used part of the image though,papers are Bearly Mine Floral Breeze you can get them HERE the flowers are from Mulberry Crafts, ribbon from Crafty Ribbons, i've used a Tim Holtz Butterfly border die Memory Box Butterfly die,Memory box Swirl die, Martha Stewart butterfly punch the pins i made myself and the string of pearls i got on ebay.

Here's my Card

Challenges i would like to enter.

Saturated Canary Bling it on
Stamping With The Dragon Ribbons and Bows
Poodles Parlour Use a digi
Patties Creations Summer
Fun With Shapes and More Summer Birthday
Daring Card Makers Lace & Pearls
Alphabet L=Lace
CupCake Craftroom Layers
Well i think that's it for now from me peeps i hope you have a lovely day.

Thanks for popping by and any comments you leave they are always very much appreciated.

Sunday, 15 July 2012

Candy Winner

Good Evening folks i'm sorry its so late but i'm here now to announce the winner of my Candy!!! and the winner is
No 11 Lorraine Coldwaters2

I've been trying to figure out how to put the random thing on here but this is the only way i could do it lol.

True Random Number Generator Min: Max: Result: 11 Powered by RANDOM.ORG

If you email me address Lorraine i'll get you parcel off the you asap.

I will do another smaller candy soon so keep a look out.

I'm off to bed in a minute as we have to get Scratch to the vets at 8.30 in the morning.

Just A Little Love

Good Morning folks i hope you are all dry and enjoying your weekend well the dry boy is referring to those of you in the UK with our horrendous wet weather lol.
I would also like to say thank you for all your lovely get well wishes regarding my cat Scratch !!! he is recovering well we have to take him back to the vets tomorrow for a check up and hopefully things can get back to normal what ever that is lol, and a big Hello to my new followers and i will pick my candy winner tonight with the random thingy lol.

Anyway i have a card to show you today using one of the new Robin Pushay stamps this one is called Just a Little Love and i fell in love with her as soon as i saw her well with all of the really they are all so beautiful and they are only available from Crafts and Me HERE.

Here's my Card and i must admit i'm quite pleased with this one.

Items used.
Copic Markers to Colour,
Papers are Nit wits Promises Too,
The Dragonfly is a Memory Box Die,
The Pin i did Myself,

Challenges i would like to enter.
4 Crafty Chicks Stripes
Craft Summer
Delightful Challenges Bows and Bling
Inspired By Picture
PaperCrafting Journey Summer
Southern Girls Pearls
Totally Papercrafts Lots of Layers

Well that's it from me for today as my family are all here today for dinner si i'm a wee bit busy lol.

Saturday, 14 July 2012

Followers Thank You Candy

Good Morning folks i hope you are looking forward to a lovely weekend! as i said earlier in the week i'm off on Holiday Saturday morning so i thought i would offer a little bit of sweet stuff while i'm away this candy is for my FOLLOWERS ONLY so if your not a follower please don't enter as this is a way of saying thank you for all for your comments and support. All you have to do is add your name at the bottom and please put a picture on your blog letting others know about it and linking back to mine.

There are 15 meters of ribbons
3 Copic markers
Crafts and Me stamp
Sarah Kay Stamp
a Sweet Pea stamp
CART-Us 6x6 Paper pad
some s self adhesive pearls and Gems
3 bunches of flowers
Accordion book
and some buttons.
you can also pick 2 Darcy's Dairies Digital stamps too.

I may add some more bits and pieces when i get home but the candy will be up for 4 weeks but i'm home in ten days.

Thursday, 12 July 2012

A little Catch up and a Reminder

Good Morning folks i hope you are all well and dry! can you believe the horrid weather at the mo and i don't mean just here in the UK the weather seems to have gone crazy doesn't it.
Anyway i'm sorry i've not been about much but my poor cat Scratch is poorly back at the vets in the morning for surgery to find out why he has this great big lump on the side of his face, i'm worried sick after losing my other fur baby at the end of last year,hopefully we will have a happier ending this time.
Anyways its time for a mid challenge reminder over at Darcy's Dairies this week but as our lovely Gayle is having a well earned holiday you have more time to enter the current challenge as it is going to run till the end of the month so come on peeps get colouring your Darcy's and join in the theme is Pearls and Swirls.

Here's my card i love the image but don't like the colour but i wanted to try some different colours to what i'm used to lol.

Items Used Darcys Dairies No 64
Kay & Co papers
Flowers from Mulberry Crafts
Ribbon From Crafty Ribbons
Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch
The Pin i did myself

Challenges i would like to enter.
Clear it Out Use something Yellow

Hopefully this has posted as we are at the vets now booking Scratch in for his op:(
Take care everyone and i will catch up with you soon.

Sunday, 8 July 2012

A Sneaky Peek for Crafts and Me

Good Evening all i hope you all managed to keep dry! can the weather get any worse the ducks are enjoying lol.

Anyway i have a card to share with you and i tell you what your going to love these little beauties when Teresa gets back from her hols! why i hear you ask well we have a fab new Artist called Robin Pushay at Crafts and Me,so here's a little sneaky peek for you of just one of the new stamps.
This ones called So Misunderstood its it gorgeous, so you best keep an eye out for these to be placed in the shop.

So Here's my card and i hope you like it.

The problem i now have is which one is my fav lol as they are all so beautiful.

Do you know i cant remember were the papers are from so i will have a hunt around and find out for you.

The swirl Butterfly and leaves are Memory Box dies and the Hearts are Marianne design die cuts, the flowers are from Mulberry Crafts Ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons of course and i've used copic markers to colour the image.

I would like to enter the following challenges.

Card Makin Mamas Rubber Stamping.
Crafty Mess Challenges Lace and ribbon
Fat Pages & Cards with Attitude Anything goes.
Our Craft Lounge Die Cuts
Poodles Parlor Cute or Cuddly
Totally Gorjuss Sketch
That Craft Place Anything goes
Lets Ink It Up All Girl
Addicted to Stamps Card for someone special My Mum
Ink On My Fingers Dream
Sentimental Sundays Bingo middle line down.

Well that's it from me i'm off to catch up with some of you now, thanks for stopping by and any comments you leave, enjoy your evening.

Thursday, 5 July 2012

Challenge 23 at Crafty Ribbon & Mid Challenge reminder at Darcy's

Good Morning folks i hope you are all well having a good week...not long now until the weekend i'm hoping to have a nice quite weekend as my brother is here just finishing off hanging all the new door for us and then that's it with the decorating for a little while and then its my bedroom but i've not decided on a colour yet.

Any way its time for a new challenge at Crafty Ribbons and a mid challenge reminder at Darcy's Dairies i'm loving the new images i hope you like them too. Right the theme this time at Crafty Ribbons is a photo Inspiration, you can see it below.

Here's my Card i'm not that happy with the colouring on this one.

Items Used
Darcys Dairies image No 63
Papers are Promises Too from Nit Wits
Ribbon from Crafty Ribbons
Butterflies and Leaves are Memory Box Dies.
Flowers are from Crafts and Me and Mulberry flowers.
Here's the inspiration picture
Here's a picture of the gorgeous prize.

Challenges i would like to enter.
Allsorts In Bloom
Stamping for the weekend Show us your Style mine is girly with lots of embellies.

Well that's it folks i will be round to catch up today as we have been busy finishing off the decorating yay its finished now lol.Take care and bye for now.

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

1-2-3 At Crafts and Me

Good Morning peeps well i'm up bright and early this morning as i take two of my grandchildren to school on Wednesdays and pick Lexi up at lunch time as she is only in nursery and then our son and DIL and Alfie our youngest grandson so a busy afternoon for me cooking lol.

Anyway its time for a new challenge over at Crafts and Me and our lovely Trish choose the theme of1,2,3 One Image - Two Papers - Three Embellishments so i've cheated a bit and used Three types of Embellishments lol.
Here's my card i hope you like it.

I love these stamp designed by Zindy Nielson.
Our Sponsor is Crafts and Me

You can pick Three Digi Stamps

Used Zindy Nielsen Watching it Fly Available HERE
the papers are Memory Box Minuet, Memory Box die cut butterfly,Martha Stewart Punched butterflies and leaves and the sentiment is from Create with TLC.

Challenges i would like to enter.

Papertake Weekly Anything goes

Try It On a Tuesday Bingo Right hand side

Well thats it from me for now i hope Mr Blogger is being nice this morning as i'm not here to check that this post actually posts lol, anyway thank you for your very sweet comments that you leave...enjoy your day.

I have some candy up for grabs too if your interested.

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Ribbons and Bows at Bearly Mine

Good Morning folks i'm back from my holiday! we had a great time but i need a holiday to get over this one lol the grandchildren really wore me out lol, but we had great fun.

Anyway its time for a new challenge at Bearly Mine Challenges Our sponsor this is week is the Paper Shelter and our theme is Ribbons and Bows which isn't a problem as i love ribbons lol the image i've used is a Wee Stamps Fairy called Spring Bringer isn't she just so sweet.

Heres my card

Used Rose's Dream Available HERE

Flowers are from Mulberry Crafts the Clouds and Leaves are Memory Box Dies,the bronze butterfly is from ebay and i've used Copic markers to colour my image.

Challenges I'd like to enter.

Charisma Cards
Anything goes
Dutch Dare Butterfly Butterfly
Little Miss Muffet Sparkle
Sarah Hurley Dimension and Texture
Scrapbook Sisters Anything goes
Fab and Funky Cute and girly.
Dream Valley Things with wings

Thank you for stopping by and any comments you leave are very much appreciated.

I have some candy on offer too if your interested, click on the link on my side bar.
That's it i'm off now and i will be round to catch up with you all soon.


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