Wednesday 31 December 2008

At last

found enough time to actually make a card woohoo lol. This image was very kindly sent to me by a docraft buddy a little while back. I have used promarkers to colour the image still trying to get used to them so please dont zoom in to close lol.I hope you all had a very happy christmas and i hope you all have a fab New Year take care for now. luv gina xx

Wednesday 17 December 2008

Thank you so much Lisa

I received this award from Lisa, thanks again Lisa it made my day lol.

This award's rules are:- You have to give it to 5 others and link to those people as well as who gave you the award. Those 5 shall also pass it on to another 5 people, Plus you have to list 5 things you are addicted too!

1 Crafting.
2 My family.
3 Chocolate.
4 Music.
5 Blogging.

The five peeps i'm passing this award on to are

Now i best go and tell them.

luv gina xx

Monday 15 December 2008

Couple of new cards

I love these precious moments images they are just so cute and they were sent to me by a lovely friend on Do crafts the other image is from the pink cat studio range. I hope you like them anyway best be getting my next lot of pill's as i have yet another chest infection, still should'nt complain as there are a lot of peeps worse off lol.
luv gina xx

Tuesday 9 December 2008

Whiff of Joy Challenge card

Well this is my card for this weeks Whiff of joy challenge only just got it in in time very busy week this week grandson has got croup plus an ear infection poor little man he's only 17 months old, why would that make me busy lol.. well daughter and grandson live with us at present but at least i was able to help her out during the night as her second is due in three weeks time.
Anyway i hope you like my card.

luv gina xx

Beautiful Butterfly Award

I was given this beautiful award by the lovely Heather and the equally lovely Laura thank you so much both of you it really does mean a lot to me.If you haven't seen their blogs you don't know what your missing. I now have to pass this on to ten peeps which i will do later. luv gina xx

Saturday 6 December 2008

I have been tagged

I have been tagged my Erin and Michele and Denise so i'm putting them together, sorry its taken so long to get around to doing this girls, right i have to tell you seven interesting thing about myself i don't think there are any but here we go.

1 I used to swim for Basildon and Essex when i was still at school.
2 I meet my hubby when i was 15yrs old and we have been together ever since.
3 I love christmas probably cos I'm a big kid at heart lol.
4 I love watching rugby, must be the sight of all those men running around in their shorts lol.
5 I like to read but don't often get the chance now.
6 Before i started card making i used to make furniture for my dolls house, see told you i'm a big kid lol.
7 I love Chinese food.

I'm supposed to pass it but as you all seem to have been tagged already i'm not going too.
luv gina xx

Monday 1 December 2008

Sketch Saturday Challenge 27

Well i did say a few days ago that i would be a better blogger but i haven't, the reason being that i tried putting some light's around my craft room window and yes you guessed but please don't laugh i fell off the flipping chair.. so i now have two rather bruised and swollen feet and legs but i am lucky that i never broke my ankle seeing as it is naf due to RA, so i'm trying to catch up again now lol. Anyway i have managed to do the saturday sketch Challenge well no i have don't two as i liked the sketch, but one of them i have turned it around... i hope you like them.

I hope you all had a better weekend than me and enjoy the rest of the week. Take care. luv gina xx

Wednesday 26 November 2008

Sketch Saturday Challenge Card

Sorry i've not been around much been busy christmas shopping with my Daughter as she wants to get all of her christmas prezzies sorted just in case baby decides to make an early appearance, for those that don't know baby is due on the 29th dec and she only has 2 more prezzies to get now lol. Anyways this is my card for this weeks Sketch Saturday Challenge i have keep this one very simple owing to the time limits at the moment.. but i will try to be a better blogger this week lol. luv gina xx

Sunday 23 November 2008

Lovely Award, thank you girl's

Thank you so much Sarah Tara Laura and Julie it mean's so much to receive this award from all of you.
This award states that:
This blog invests and believes the PROXIMITY- nearness in space, time and relationships.These blogs are exceedingly charming.These kind bloggers aim to find and be friends,They are not interested in prizes or self-aggrandizement.Our hope is that when the ribbons of these prizes are cut, even more friendships are propagated,Please give more attention to these writers.
This award is to be passed onto 8 more Bloggers for all the reasons listed above.

I have decided that this award is for everybody that visits my blog. luv gina xx

Thursday 20 November 2008

Messy Rabbit

Love these new messy rabbit stamps from Joanna Sheen, i have used Basic Grey urban prairie papers every ting else is from my stash. Thank you for looking. luv gina xx

Tuesday 18 November 2008

Another Lizzie

i just love this Lizzie stamp so i have used her again but completely different colours this time and i really like this one lol.

I would like to thank everyone for their comments and good wishes regarding my hands it means a lot to me so thank you and take care. luv gina xx

Monday 17 November 2008

Sketch Saturday Charlie

I made this for the sketch saturday challenge and i must say i wasn't to keen at first but its growing on me lol. The image is whiff of joy Charlie 007 he is so cute don't you think. Anyway i hope you like my card it was a bit of a struggle as my fingers are really swollen but i cant just sit and do nothing lol. Thanks for looking. luve gina xx

Sunday 16 November 2008

Lizzie with muff

Another new Lizzie stamp she is so cute don't you think she is from the whiff of joy Range of stamps.
Anyway i thought i would enter this card in the Whiff of joy challenge this week. I am having a few problems with my hands this week so have had to use water colour's again as they are easier on my hands,so i think i am going to have to invest in some promarkers, i don't know what the backing papers are as they were a gift from Vicky, the sentiment is a cuddly buddly stamp and every thing else is from my stash.. Thank you for looking and enjoy the rest of your weekend. luv gina xx

Saturday 15 November 2008

New Lizzie Stamp

Love these new designs from the Whiff of Joy range. I made this for a lovely lady on DC forum i just hope that she likes it. I think it looks better in real life lol.
Well the weekend is here we are out tonight with friends celebrating their 34th wedding anniversary, but that means no crafting for me tonight lol.
Any how i hope you all have a fab weekend.

luv gina xx

Monday 10 November 2008

Sweet Daisy

Saturday sketch challenge

i just love this little girlie isn't she just so sweet, anyway i have decided to enter this card in the saturday sketch challenge, i have used basic grey papers and flowers from poppycrafts, buttons and ribbon from stash. Thanks for looking. luv gina xx

Saturday 8 November 2008

Whiff of Joy Challenge

New stamp that arrived today, well yesterday now well it is 1.40 in the morning lol. I have made this card using the whiff of joy sketch challenge for this but not submitted is as i don't think its good enough.

Hope you all have a fab weekend. luv gina xx

Thank you Ladies

I have another Award this time from the lovely Lesley and Michele, and Laura i have combined them together to make it a little easier lol. Thank you so very much ladies for this award it is very much appreciated.

Right now i have to pass it on to 7 people and its getting harder and harder to pick now that i have been on here for a few weeks and seen so many brilliant blogs anyway this is my 7 peeps. I am going to pass it back to both you lovely ladies Lesley Michele Sarah Vicky Lisa Kim Debs your blog are great.

Hope you all have a fab weekend. luv gina xx

Thursday 6 November 2008

Wow another award

This time from the lovely Sarah and Laura, thank you so much ladies its very kind of you.(check out thier blog's if you haven't already they are fab.

Here are the rules:
1. The winner may put the logo on their blog.
2. Put a link to the person who sent you the award.
3. Nominate 5 blogs.
4. Put links to their blogs.
5. Leave a message for your nominees

The 5 people I would like to nominate for this award are, Karen Katy Camilla Tara and Sarita. Sorry if you already have this award, could have picked more but must only pick five.

I've been tagged

I have been Tagged by Caroline and Sarah so i am going to combine them together. I have to answer the five sets of five questions, Tag 5 people by leaving their names as well as links to their blog and let them know they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.

Things i Love
1. My Lovely hubby
2. My Lovely Children
3. Grandchildren
4. Crafting
5. Jewellery

Things I Hate
1. Liars
2. Peppers
3. Food shopping
4. Cold weather
5. Heights

Music on my Ipod(I don't an Ipod but i like all types of music)
1. James Blunt
2. Amy Winehouse
3. Robbie Williams
4. Queen
5. Girls Aloud

Fave Foods & Drink
1. Chocolate
2. Cakes
3. Roast dinner
4. Malibu
5. Cheese

I am tagging Laura, Lisa, Lesley, Michele, and Sue. You have to Link to your tagger and list these rules on your blog and pick 5 other people to tag. Sorry ladies if you have already been tagged.

Wednesday 5 November 2008

Willow with Lantern

I was very kindly sent this image by Sharon, thanks again Sharon i just loved working with this image, she is gorgeous, needless to say i have now ordered a couple of these stamps, well you have to don't you.

luv gina xx

Sunday 2 November 2008

Wow another Award

Thank you so much Heather for thinking of me for this Arte Y Pico award its very kind of you. The rules are:
  1. Pick 5 blogs that you consider deserve this award for their creativity, design, interesting material, and also for contributing to the blogging community, no matter what language.
  2. Each award has to have the name of the author and also a link to his or her blog.
  3. Each award winner (upon acceptance) should show the award and put the name and link to the blog that has given her or him the award.
  4. Link to the Arte y pico blog, so everyone will know the origin of this award.
  5. Show these rules.

My chosen five are:

Katy who has always inspired me and is always there to lend a hand.
Karen who's cards are amazing.

Camilla who's blog i have only just found her blog and cards are fantastic.
Kerry who is a very very talented lady.
Dawn who is an inspiration to everyone.

I could go on and on but can only pick five there are so many talented peeps out there it was very difficult to pick.

luv gina xx

Saturday 1 November 2008

Yoo Hoo

I thought seeing as its so horrible outside here in essex (raining at the minute) i would spend some time in my craft room, well this is one of the cards i made today. I have water coloured this one again and used Anita's 3D gloss on their eyes and the die cut leaves on a branch are what Tara sent me been trying to get hold of this die, but it has discontinued. Any way hope you are having a good weekend. Luv gina xx

Monday 27 October 2008

Mouse reflection

Hello everyone hope you have had a great weekend.
I really enjoyed making this card, i used one of my new Elzybells stamps water coloured and i also used Anitas 3D gloss over the bauble to give it a bit of dimension. Thanks for visiting my blog. gina xx

Saturday 25 October 2008

Another pink cat card

i love working with these i think i may have to buy some more of these stamps, anyway wasn't sure about the colours but my daughter love it so here it is, what do you think?. gina xx

Elzybell christmas

I just had to buy some of these sweet little fellas after Vicky sent me some images a little while back in an image swap. Hope you all enjoy your weekend. gina xx

Wednesday 22 October 2008

Blog Award

wow i cant believe it i have been awarded this From Julie at and from Laura at .
whom i have gotten to know through Docrafts, so thank you so much Julie and Laura for thinking of me, i would send it back to Julie but she has already been awarded it twice.

Its purpose is to send love to and acknowledge women who brighten your day, teach you new things and live their lives fully with generosity and joy -
Anyway, it does have rules attached which are:
1. You can give it to one or one hundred or any number in between
2.Make sure you link to their site
3. Link back to Tammy at that she can visit all these great women
4. Remember the purpose of the award

this is so difficult well the people that have helped me lots and who are a pleasure to have gotten to know
so thank you girls for always being there. luv gina xx

Tuesday 21 October 2008

Pink cat Studio

I just love these stamps i got some of these from a swap that i did with Karen some time back. Thanks for looking. gina xx

Monday 20 October 2008

Wow i got my 1st Award

from the lovely Lesley at, thank you so much Lesley it's very kind of you.

The rules are that you can pass this award to only 6 blogger friends. This is really hard as I have not been on here very long, and there are so many fab deserving blogs out there. Well here we go these are the blogs i have chosen.


Sunday 19 October 2008

Juggling Eskimo

I was sent this image and papers in a resent image swap with Vicky so thank's again Vicky, the stamp is from the elzybells range of which i have non but think i will have to get some now lol. I'm not sure if i have gone a bit ott with this card??

Friday 17 October 2008

Cuttlebug card's

A couple of simple card's i
made with my cuttlebug, really quick and easy i needed something besides cute for mother-in-law,her friend's prefer this type of thing.

Must admit it did make a nice change to do something different and i love these colour's.
gina xx

Tuesday 14 October 2008

Alota wallet card

Made this wallet card with a image that crafty katy sent me recently, thanks again katy for that its very kind of you. I do seam like this colour combo. xx

Sunday 12 October 2008

Wallet card

I have made this for a friend on Do crafts for a image swap that we are doing, i just hope that she likes it, will soon find out as i am posting it off to her in the morning, i think i'm safe posting pics on here as she doesn't know that i have a blog yet, so finger's crossed she wont find it lol. xx

Friday 10 October 2008

Rubber Romance

This is Christmas card that i made during the week with one of my new Rubber Romance stamps. I love these colours together.

I cant believe that i have only just got a blog and this is my first post. xx


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