Sunday, 30 November 2008

An award from Natalie

Wow just got this from Natalie so I'm going to do it quick before I go to work.THANKS Natalie.
I would like to pass it on to the following blogs,Debbie, Tab, Elaine, Bev, Rach, Donna, Joanne, Debbie, Suze, Val.and Chris
oohps can't count,oh well never mind I'll blame the flu.

Friday, 28 November 2008

cupcake challenge

I got up this morning full of cold, sore throat and feeling sorry for myself.. well I wanted to use my new punch but haven,t done it justice but will do better later.... on Tabs cards she has been using a swirly die cut that has really grown on me ,so I cut one on the cricut but you know what its like when you know what you want but it's not going to happen today , well thats the sort of day I've had today.Saw that Cupcake challenge was sweets and treats so here goes, Pink petticoat cupcake download , PM "sweet nothing" papers, nesties labels and stamping bella stones.

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Another 2 in one

Two in one again today Papertake weekly fab sketch by Dawny,and Secret Crafter -Decoupage.
I have used basic grey wassail papers and papermania A wonderful christmas time, Decoupage is moorehead have had it ages but didn't want to use it ,but you just cant keep hoarding ...can you? ribbon is PM stampingbella stones ,chipboard star basic grey, little bow from stash. oh and my signature has come back, was it Elaine...!!!!!

Wednesday, 26 November 2008

2 in one.

I had to have her she is one of Pollycraft winter fairies,called illumination.
I have used the sketch by
Sketch Saturday, and Dutch dare 3 flowers.
The solid colours are core dinations and the paper is PM Naughty and Nice,I stamped with stazon,coloured with polychromos and blended with sansador,cuttlebug embosing is snowflakes, flowers and banner from stash,stamping bella stones.

Tuesday, 25 November 2008

thanks Debbie and Suze

I have been given this award again today by Debbie
and Suze .
Thankyou both very much. Debbie and Suze have great blogs pop over and have a look ,you wont be dissapointed.

Monday, 24 November 2008

Lili of the valley challenge.

A very quick and easy card today, used my new Nestie labels papers and die cuts are
lili of the valley, just added some stamping bella stones and added a bit of glitter pen to bow.

Sunday, 23 November 2008

forever friends

I have used Forever Friends stickers for these cards ,the challenge is round the bend, use circles
so I have used different size nesties, dove craft and papermania papers,craftwork card round greetings,bazzil card stock,stamping bella gems, ribbon from stash.


Saturday, 22 November 2008

An award.

Oh how lovely, Thanks Val , Alison , Joanne Debbie and Suze, its so kind of you just had a quick look around and it has done the rounds very quickly, but its so nice to get these from each other , thank you I really appreciate it.I know that most people have got it by now but so what if you get it more than once....means your extra special .
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
Deliver this award to 8 bloggers who may then pass it on.
I'm going to pass on this award to 8 lovely bloggers, they are:-
Tab, Catherine, nantodar, Elaine, Josieanne, Tara, Emma,
Danielle, and anyone else who visits my blog that would like it.
It's hard sometimes to keep passing these things on so I wont mind if you don't, but it is so nice to receive them.

Friday, 21 November 2008

Secret Crafter Challenge

Hope I,m not too late to enter Secret crafter, well never mind I enjoyed making it. The stamp is called "thinking of you"paper is cosmo cricket oh joy ,stamped with stazon coloured with polychromos and copics ,embossed buttons cuttlebug,button from stash,snowflakes punched with ek success punches.

Thursday, 20 November 2008

Nearly monocromatic

I have made this card for the penny black challenge dont know if its alright its nearly monochromatic it just had to have a pink bow.The stamp is called snuggle and is stamped with staz-on coloured with polychromos and blended with sansador,I think the brown sparlkly is PM,but not sure as Ive cut the name off as usual, mounted onto 2 shades of brown bazzil, white brads from stash, it is based on a sketch by Dawny P, thanks Dawn.

Tuesday, 18 November 2008

I have been given this award again by two lovely bloggers
Alison and Tara .
You are now supposed pass it on to five more people but looking around most people have had it, but if you haven't and you would like it please take it.
THANKS Alison and Tara.

Lili of the valley challenge.

I have made these two cards for Lili of the valley challenge,loved the sketch, I've used lili of the valley die cuts papers are DCWV and dovecraft, prima flower, craftwork card sentiment.

Blog candy

Mega blog candy
Go over to Debbies and take a look.
It's amazing

Sunday, 16 November 2008

cuttlebug make and take

This is one of the cards made at the Cuttlebug make and take evening ,this is a card made using an idea seen on splitcoast stampers the tutorial can be seen here. We made 2 cards on the evening but guess what only took a photo of one, the other was using the swiss dots border and a cuttlekids alphabet set ,it spelt jolly amd had a little stocking hanging from 2nd l it was cute will try and remember to take a photo when I'm at work. Here are a few more of the cards made by Jill who owns the shop, some of them are from ideas seen on splitcoast stampers.


Thought I'd just show you what I got from the show at Birmingham picture not very good as the sun is streaming in the window, cant complain at that. Just a quick post today,have had a few busy days, nec, Thursday work Friday and Saturday. At the craft shop where I work part time we had a cuttlebug make and take evening on Friday. 36 ladies all brought there cuttlebugs or big shots and we made two cards, have taken some pictures of the cards so will put them on later, it was a great evening, hard work but great all the ladies seemed to enjoy it.Just going off now to the playbarn with my two great nephews who are staying with my brother and his wife and family for the weekend so bet I'll be tired today,but it will be lovely.Be back later,have a lovely Sunday

Friday, 14 November 2008

Card at Cliff's class

This is the card we made at Cliff's class this week
it's one of the word templates shrunk down to fit in a DL card,papers are Dovecraft. Went to Birmingham NEC yesterday bought a few stamps ,will take some piccies when I get home from work tonight.Will pop round blogs tonight,have a good day.

Thursday, 13 November 2008

Sketch saturday

I,m in a rush this morning and you know what its
like when you need to hurry.This is the card I made for Sketch Saturday , Stamped with stazon, coluoured with polychromos blended with sansador,papers are dovecraft and papermania,prima flower,sugar coated brad,prima holly leaves,ribbon from stash,insert made from clipart art on computer.Will be back late tonight to comment on blogs .Have a nice day.

Wednesday, 12 November 2008

Pollycraft Challenge

Pollycraft challenge is 3 circles, I have used a download called Rodney,coloured him with polychromos pencils and blended with sansador.The papers are basic grey wassail,cut the circles with nesties,added ribbon bell,sentiments from stash, holly berries from craftwork cards, used threading water punch .

Pink Gem has blog candy

Pink Gem is giving away these two cute stamps ,go over and take a look,draw takes place Tuesday 17th November.

Tuesday, 11 November 2008

Secret Crafter Challenge

This is the card I have made for The secret crafters challenge. I have used a penny black stamp called Royal mail I have stamped using stazon and coloured with distress inks and H20's,mounted onto red bazzil both cut with nesties,sentiment ribbon and scrap of paper from stash, a splash or three of stickles...

I've won

OMG just having a hop about went on Funky Fairys and guess what!!! I've won bet you can tell I'm all excited this is the first time I've won ...rofl. I'm taking my hat off this morning.

Sunday, 9 November 2008

FF quickie stickers

I have made a few quick FF sticker cards today, have tried twice to put them on but had trouble with blogger don't know if it's what I'm doing or what (bit of a dim wit when it comes to anything that you have to think about),well I've done it now I think!! I am going to enter these for" The Forever Friend Challenge "as I think all the Forever Friends images can come under the title "With Love".