Monday 30 April 2012

Some News

Good morning folks hope you had a good weekend i spent my whole weekend in bed feeling absolutely awful but i'm feeling a bit better today, i don't want that back i can tell you but at least the weather was rotten too lol.

Any way onto my news the lovely Donna over at Bearly Mine has two new sets of papers coming out this week, oh my they are beautiful too here's a little preview for you they are due for release on 4th May so not long to wait now.

Well i hope you all have a good day i'll be spending the day trying to catch up with everything that didnt get done while i've been laid up lol.

Saturday 28 April 2012

1 2 3 at One Stop Crafts

Good Morning all you lovely peeps out there i hope you are all well and enjoying your weekend i personally wont be doing much as i have got a stinking rotten cough and i'm laid up in bed.

Any ways i'm here today as its time for a new challenge over at One Stop Crafts and this weeks theme is 1 2 3 one image two designer papers and three embellishments so with that in mind i made a male card lol is that cheating! no i don't think so.

We have an amazing 3 prizes this week, so that means 3 winners.

Our very generous sponspors are...
Meljen Designs - 4 Images for one winner

Prize - Lace Fragments Stamp Set Worth £22.50

The Craft Den - £20.00 To spend in store

Here's my card

Here's what i've used Darcys Dairies Image this ones called Tunes you can get it HERE the papers are Prima Nature Garden i've colour the image with copic markers. Dont forget you still have time to enter Darsy's Dairies Challenge HERE

I would also like to enter the following challenges.

Auds Sentiments Anything goes
Hanna and Friends Sketch
Inked Paws Clean and Simple
Inky Impressions Anything goes
Paper Pretties Clean and Simple
Lady Bug Birthday
Crafty Boots No girls Allowed
Daisy Doodles One for the boys

Well that's it from me for now i'm off to bed i only got up to do my post catch you later and thanks for stopping by and any comments you leave.

Thursday 26 April 2012

Yellow Pink and Orange at Crafty Ribbons

Well peeps i'm back again three days running this time its my Crafty Ribbons DT card i hope you like it but you best put sunglasses on lol, well its bright to say the least you'll see in a min lol the theme is yellow Orange and Pink and was chosen by Charlotta not colours that i would normally use but i'm quite pleased with how it turned out.

Our Sponsor is Crafty Ribbons the winner will receive one of Bev's Ribbon Bags

Now for my card i've used one of the gorgeous Darcys Dairies images this ones called D'Arcy 036 My Masterpiece Copic markers to colour the papers are Raspberry Road Pink Lemonade the gorgeous ribbon is from were else but Crafty Ribbons
the big butterfly is a Memory Box Die the little flowers and butterflies are Martha Stewart Punches,the pearl and flowers are from my stash and Mulberry Crafts and finally the Sentiment is from TLC creations.

Challenges i would like to enter.
Creative Card Crew Ribbon
Deep Ocean Use punches and Dies
Scrap Creations Its a girl thing
Paper and Such Just for the Girls
Shopping our Stash beginning with B Butterflies - border punch - bow
The Stamping Boutique Photo inspiration, colours of some of the flowers
Bunny Zoes Ribbon or twine
Always Crafting Yellow and Sunshine
House of Gilli Ribbon and shine
Lexis Creations Punches and Dies
Ooh La La Creations Bright and bold
The Crazy Challenge Girly
The Pink Elephant Use Yellow
Colour Me Creative Yellows

Well that's it for now from me how bad is the weather where you are its very wet and windy here is Essex in the UK i hope its better where you are,bye for now have a good day.

Wednesday 25 April 2012

Emboss It At Crafts and Me

Good Morning all you lovely peeps i hope you are well and hasn't the weather been awful here in the UK were on water meters and its done nothing but flipping rain lol. Sorry i never got around to visiting you all yesterday but i've been getting these stinking rotten headaches and the computer seams to make them worse, so i did some baking instead lol.

Anyway i'm here to day to share my Crafts and Me DT card with you and the theme chosen by Teresa is Embossing, we are being sponsored by Crafts and Me this time and the winner will receive 3 digital stamps of their choice.

Right onto my card now i'm not at all happy with it but haven't got the time to make another one so here it is i've used one of the Dollie James rubber stamps from Crafts and Me you can get her HERE
my embossing is on my butterflies just in case you hadn't noticed lol the butterflies and clouds are Memory Box Dies the gorgeous papers are Raspberry Rd April Showers the gorgeous ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons flowers are from Mulberry Crafts pearls are from my stash.

Challenges i would like to enter.
Sweet Sketch SSS95
Raise the Bar Clouds
Crafts 4 Eternity Something new = Stamp
ATC and Cards with Attitude Anything goes
Our creative Corner Butterflies
Kadoodle Doodles Emboss it
Crafty Creations Little girls

Well that's it from me i will be by later to catch up with you all this afternoon, thanks for stopping by and any comments you leave.

Tuesday 24 April 2012

Babies at Bearly Mine Challenges

Good Morning peeps i hope your all well, what do you think of our flipping weather its ok if you've got flippers lol, any way i'm back today with my DT card for Bearly Mine and our theme this week is BABIES any sort of baby i made a baby card for my one of my brothers who's other half had another little girl last week so they now has 6 girls lol oh my i wouldn't want to in their house when all the PMTs are kicking off he he.

Here's my card the papers are Bearly Mine Simply Dots available HERE the image is from Wee Stamps, ribbon and is from Crafty Ribbons flowers are from Mulberry Crafts the feather and pearls are from my stash.

Oh i nearly forgot our Sponsor this week is Bearly Mine Designs you will win 2 Sets of Donna's gorgeous digi papers you can check them out HERE
I would also like to enter the following challenges.

More than Favours Baby
Creative Belle Children
Bling it On Monochrome
A and T Challenges Dazzle it
Totally PaperCrafts Buttons
Poodle Parlour Circles
Our Craft lounge Buttons
Paper Sundeas Lets get cute
Cutie Pie Circles
Lollipop Crafts Baby

Well that's it from me for now, thanks for visiting and any comments you leave.

Sunday 22 April 2012

Happy Birthday Son

Good afternoon folks i hope you are all well a quick update on my Mum she is at home she wanted to be home as she has more DRs appointments and wanted to see her own Dr which i can understand, she is still being sick but its not stopping her from eating she hasn't lost any more weight which is good her physiotherapy is going ok so hopefully she will make a full recovery soon so we are still travelling back wards and forwards but only once a week or more depending when my brothers decide when they can go visit, we spent the day with her on Friday which she really enjoyed and we talk on the phone everyday for about an hour:)

Right i'm still trying to get back into the swing of things as we have been really busy this week with hospital visits our sons birthday is on Tuesday so went up to see him yesterday tomorrow is my treatment day hooray,anyway i do have a card to share with you its our sons birthday card.

The Image is Kenny K download the papers are Raspberry Road Rise and Shine i think they are fab for men's cards:)

I would also like to enter the following challenges.

Willow Sketchy Great sketch
Inky impressions Birthday
Sparkles Forum Men only
Joanna Sheen Its a man's world
Shelly's Images Anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks Boys dig it
Crazy 4 Challenges Add black
Crafty Ann's Its a man thing

I hope he likes it and tank you for stopping by and any comments you leave enjoy the rest of your day.

Thursday 19 April 2012

Darcys Dairies Colour Challenge

Woo Hoo i cant believe my luck the lovely Gayle over at Darcys Dairies has asked me to be a guest designer for Darcy's Dairies i just cant believe it, i think you all know by now that i just love these images and all the girls on the DT are so talented.

Here's my first post for Darcys Dairies as a GDT the theme this time is a colour theme of Pink and Cream or Blue and Cream so not to difficult for you so i hope you will pop over to Darcy's Dairies Challenge Blog and join in HERE

Right here's my first card for them.

Here's what i used
Echo Park Splash, digital papers
The pins i did myself
Flowers pearls and Ribbon are from my stash
Copic markers to colour the beautiful Darcy Under Water Queen image,and Marianne Creatable Die.

I would like to enter the following challenges

Prairie Fairy Fridays
Anything goes
Classy CArds and Such Bling
Chocolate Coffee and Cards lace and Pearls
Card Makin Mumas Girly
The Sweet stop Sketch SSS57
Sweet Stamping Girly but no pink
Craft your days away Metal hope my pins count
Paper Sundeas Anything goes
OSAT Bright
Simon Says Stamp and Show Anything goes
Lexi's Creations Punches and Dies
House Of Gilli Flowers
Cupcake Crafts In the Deep end
Crafty Card Makers Fantasy

I have now made a second card with one of the new graphics that are being released today HERE but this time Pink and Cream the image is called On My Own papers are Raspberry Rd Fight like a girl the butterfly is a memory box die which i love flowers are from Mulberry Crafts the little butterflies and flower are Martha Stewart punches.
Items used.
Copic markers to colour
Fight like a Girl Papers from Raspberry Rd
Memory Box - Kaleidoscope Butterfly
Flowers - Mulberry Crafts

Challenges i'd like to enter.

Cards and More Sketch
The Stamping Boutique Anything goes
Sassy Cheryl's Butterflies
LadyBug Crafts Shapes
Crafty Sentiment Designs Use a digi my image and papers
Seven Kids s Punches and Dies
Paper pretties Card for a girl
Flutterby Wednesday.

well i hope i haven't bored you too much and thank you for stopping by and any comments you leave, have a lovely day.

Monday 16 April 2012

I'm Back with a Card

Good evening folks i hope you are all well things have gone a little quite in our house i'm glad to say my mum is doing much better now and so is our little princess Lexi, Caid has gone back to school and Lexi starts nursery next week bless her, and my youngest grandson Alfie well he is fine daddy is potty training him at the moment as Lauren works since Aarons umm shall we say accidents a few months back but he makes a great house husband and hands on daddy and his counselling is going well too.

Anyway i have made a couple of cards at the weekend now that mum is feeling and looking a lot better i've been trying to get back in the swing of things and i would just like to thank all of my DT teams for letting me have some time off until mums was better and i think i can now get back into my crafting so here's a card i had started but never had the time to finish it but i have now and i'm really pleased with it.

I'm sorry about the picture i will try to get a better one a bit later.

The image is one of the New Hannah Lynn stamps this ones called Sharlotta and isn't she gorgeous the papers are Floral Fantasy you can get them HERE the flowers and pearls are from my stash the ribbon is from crafty Ribbons HERE and i've used copic markers to colour my image.

I would also like to enter the following challenges.

CCEE Three embellies
Cute Card Thursday Mothers day or flowers
DYSU Glitter/bling
Just Inspired picture inspiration
Totally papercrafts things with wings
Card Making Mumas Getting Girly

Well that's it from me for now i'm off to watch Silent Witness.

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

Thursday 12 April 2012

Mummy's little Helper

Good evening folks i hope you are all well and looking forward to a rapidly approaching weekend lol were do the days go or even the weeks come to that.

I would just like to thank all of you lovely peeps for your get well wishes for my Mum, and a massive thank you to all my DTs teams for allowing me to take a break to look after mum.

Anyway a little update for you my poor Mum is feeling much better today the Dr has taken her off of some more of her tablets she is able to eat properly now thank goodness she's still not up to full strength but at least we are getting there, so everything is falling into place for mum now.

Talking about falling our poor little Lexi had a fall this morning and cut her lip and inside her mouth open, so off we went to the hospital and we had to wait for a facial specialist to come from a different hospital because of were the cut is on her lip it just keeps popping open so tomorrow she has to go to a different hospital to have a plastic surgeon repair it, bless her she was as good as gold with then poking and prodding it too, would you believe they are doing it at seven thirty in the morning.

Anyways while i'm here i thought i would post a card i made a couple of weeks using one of Darsy's dairies images this one is called Mummy's little helper and you can get her here i will will list a the other bits and bobs a bit later as i'm playing beat the clock lol.

Thanks for looking and i hope to start trying to catch up over the weekend.

Thursday 5 April 2012

Look at these yummy ribbons and cakes

Hi folks I have some info for you it you pop over to Crafty Ribbons website over the Easter break, all orders over £10 excluding postage will receive a FREE bag of spring ribbons, aren't they gorgeous,

Flowers - Butterflies - Stripes - Plains - Wire Edged - Sheer - Satin

10 different ribbons all 1mtr long
A FREE bag of Spring Ribbons will be put into every order over £10 excluding postage (£13.25 with postage) -no codes needed or special vouchers, the girls have been busy making Crafty Ribbons FREE Spring Ribbon Bags ready to add to orders!
FREE Spring Ribbons from today until Easter Monday - Have fun and play with some FREE Spring Ribbons.

Hope you all have a lovely Easter, i will be back tomorrow with a card no crafting today as we have two of our grandchildren staying over and this is what we've been up to this evening just look at Caids face he's been eating all the chocolate eggs lol.

That's it from me catch up with you all tomorrow.

Tuesday 3 April 2012

Easter Thoughts

Good morning folks well i've posted this now because we are on our way back to my mums first thing in the morning and Mr Blogger didn't work last time.

Anyway just a quick post hopefully i will be able to catch up with you all tomorrow evening when i've been shopping, Mum is still being sick even though they have given her some medication to stop it hopefully her blood test results will be back on Tuesday, we did have one piece of good news this week though my Mammogram was all clear so no squidded boobs for another 3 years lol, so perhaps things will start to improve for mum soon too fingers crossed.

Right i had this image coloured from a few weeks back but haven't had time to make up a card but i made myself sit in my craft room and chill out for a little while, this image is a Darcys Dairies image called Easter thoughts isn't she cute with her little bunny ears, my fav colour again the gorgeous papers are First Edition Spring Drop the ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons and the flowers are from Mulberry Crafts and Hobby Craft.

I would also like to enter the following challenges.

Darcys Dairies Ribbon and Lace
The Crazy Challenges Spring
Stamp and Fun+ Creativity Bingo i have most of them on my card
Stamp and create Spring
My Craft Spot Easter
Hooked on Crafts Easter
Daisy Doodles Spring
Paper Makeup Tic Tac Toe
CupCake Sewing box Lace and pins
Crafty Cardmakers Easter
Addicted to Stamps Easter/Spring
Crafting when we can Things with wings
Creative inspirations paint Easter
Fashionista Anything goes girlie
Paper Sundeas Easter
That Craft Place Spring
The Squirrel And Fox Easter
Craft Your Days Away Easter
Sweet Stampin Spring/Easter

Well i think that's all i have time for I'm off to bed as we have an early start in the morning, thank you for get well wishes for mum and all your lovely sweet comments.


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