Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Missed you all

Hi everyone,hope you are all well....We are back from our holiday in Scotland, had a great time and was so lucky with the weather,no wellies or even jackets wow lol...

OMG... now know how much I am addicted to blogland and do-crafts,missed all your fantastic creations so much,lots of catching up to do,hope to get to you all over the next couple of days.

How lovely to see I have a new follower and one of my best buddies over on do-crafts, thanks and welcome to my blog Jayne,well done on starting up your blog it looks fab,look forward to following you too...

Some holiday photos to share with you.

View from my Sister-in-laws and hubby's cottage

Lammer Muir Hills looking over to the Firth of fourth

Fell in love with these gates at Alnwick Castle Gardens
Ben and Katie in front

Beyond the gates

Bamburgh Castle

Off now to start catching up,could be some time lol..

Wendy xxx

Monday, 22 August 2011

Off on our Hol's

Hi all....We have decided to go and visit my sister-in-law and hubby who live in a beautiful part of scotland about 20 miles from Edinburgh, we always have a great time there.

Going to leave you with a card I made a while ago, using a cute Penny Black stamp called break for cake.

Items used

Penny Black stamp ~ break for cake coloured with promarkers
Craftwork cards ~ message & card candy
freebie paper from a mag ages ago
flowers,brad,ribbon & ladybird from stash

Will catch up with you all when we get back, going to miss blogland and do-crafts can feel withdrawal symptoms already lol...

Wendy xxx

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Birthday Fairy

Hi all....It's so lovely to see I  have some new followers,thanks to you all and hope you enjoy what you see..

Before I share my card for today..... I Just wanted to say a big thank you for all the lovely comments on my last card, I was really not sure about my first white on white card, really strange not getting out the pretty papers and coloured flowers   lol..

Something a lot brighter today...

Items used

LOTV stamp ~ Birthday Fairy coloured with promarkers
K & Company papers ~Sparkly sweet
Cuttlebug Embossing folder ~ D'vine swirl
Craftwork cards message
Craftwork cards white card candy coloured with promaker to match
Dovercraft ribbon

Thanks for looking and any comments are much appreciated xx

Wendy xxx

Sunday, 14 August 2011

First Christmas card this year

Hi,hope you are having a lovely weekend...I have made my first Christmas card for this year Woohoooo...its early for me, I always leave it to late and have to rush around last thing or even buy some.. shame on me lol....

I was very lucky to win a spot prize on Ready-Teddy-Go Challenge,and received  one of the new Fizzy Moon Christmas stamps called with Love....sooooo cute,Thanks again Julie Ann...just want I needed to get me started on my Christmas cards...It was a joy to colour and sure it will be used many times,this is also my first go at a white on white card....

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I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Ready-Teddy-Go challenge #1~  Buttons and Bows
A Gem of a challenge #27 ~ White on White
Secret Crafter Saturday challenge #147 ~ Christmas is coming
Fab'n Funky #85 ~ It's Christmas
Simon Says Stamp ~ All White

Items used

Fizzy Moon stamp ~ With Love coloured with promarkers
Coredinations card ~Snowflake
Cuttlebug Embossing folders
Craftwork cards message
Stickles ~ Frosted Lace
Ribbon and buttons from stash

Thanks for looking and any comments you may wish to leave are much appreciated xx

Wendy xxx

Saturday, 13 August 2011

Thomas Champagne

Well its the weekend again...the weeks seem to fly by,can Hardly believe half of the school summer holidays has gone already,but never mind, we still have a weeks holiday in Scotland to look forward too just hope its not too wet lol...

Not sure about the orange on this one,but thought I would share with you any way....

Items used

LOTV stamp ~Thomas-Champagne coloured with promarkers
My Mind's Eye papers ~ Bloom & Grow
Martha Stewart punch ~ Lace Heart
Flowers, brad,gems and ribbon from stash

Enjoy the weekend,whatever you are up too and many thanks for stopping by xx

Wendy xx

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Dog with Daisy

Hi all....Hope you are well, it's raining here this morning,was gorgeous yesterday,never mind the children are busy so I can have a little crafty time,if I get of this pc that is lol...

Todays card I made a while ago but thought I would share it with you, I  used one of the Wild Rose Studio stamps called Dog with Daisy....hes soooo cute..

items used

Wild Rose Studio stamp ~ Dog with Daisy coloured with promarkers
Martha Stewart punch ~ Pinking Scallop
Martha Stewart punch ~ Monarch Butterfly
Cuttlebug Embossing folder ~ Daisy
Freebie paper from a mag ages ago
Craftwork cards message
ribbon & pearls from stash

Thanks for stopping by,enjoy your day xx

Wendy xxx

Tuesday, 9 August 2011


Hi.....I have finally got my card made for the  Lili of the valley challenge and a few others, have used the gorgeous Emma Rose Garden stamp, just perfect for the theme of Roses.

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I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
The Poodles Parlour~Round and Round the Garden
Craft Your Days Away challenge #26~Birthday Celebrations
A spoonful of sugar #162~Happy Birthday

Items used

LOTV stamp~Emma Rose Garden coloured with promarkers
Papermania papers~Blueberry Hill
Martha Stewart punch~Lace Heart
Leone Em punch~New Ash Family
Craftwork cards message
flowers,ribbon and pearls from stash

Thanks for looking and any comment much appreciated  xx

Wendy xxx 

Monday, 8 August 2011

Things with wings

Evening all...I have 2 challenge cards to get on my blog and linked up before the new ones start again on wednesday,the days just seem to fly by.One of them is still waiting for the image to be coloured,so will have to post tomorrow...

Tonight's card to share is using one of the  Lili of the valley stamps called Pom Pom......What a cutie.....Really do not know why it has taken me so long to ink her up lol.....

Close up of image

1 would like to enter this card  into the following challenges
I Love Promarkers #77~Thing with wings
Craft Your Days Away #26~Birthday Celebrations
Divas By design #7~Summer is here

Items used

LOTV stamp~Pom Pom coloured with promarkers
LOTV Circular sentiment stamp
My Mind's Eye papers~Summer ( freebie from a mag ages ago )
Martha Stewart punch~ Vintage Doily
Flowers made using Nellie Shellen Floral punches
Art institute Glitter
Pearls from stash

Thanks for looking and any comments much appreciated xx

Wendy xxx

Saturday, 6 August 2011

Buttons and Bows

Hi all...This month sees the start of a new challenge blog Ready-Teddy-Go challenge....How exciting to have a new challenge blog to follow and play along with,I just love Bears.

For the month of August the theme is Buttons & Bows,and of course you must use a  Bear image,so out came my new Penny Black Transparent set called Eat cake,there is two really cute bears in this set....My Mother-in-law gave me her tin of all the old buttons she has collected up over the years,including buttons of old clothes that my hubby wore when he was a little boy lol..

This is what I came up with.

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I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Ready-Teddy-Go challenge #1~Buttons and Bows
Penny Black Allsorts~Free and Easy
Penny Black Saturday challenge week 163~Anything Goes
Craft Your Days Away challenge #26~Birthday Celebrations

Items used

Penny Black stamp~T for Transparent set Eat cake coloured with promarkers
My Mind's Eye papers~Stella and Rose~ Hazel
Martha Stewart punch~Embossed Zig Zag
Craftwork cards message
Old recycled buttons
Bakers Twine
ribbon from stash

Hope you all have a fab weekend.

Thanks for looking and any comments much appreciated xx

Wendy xxx 

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Fluttering By

Morning all .....It's another warm day here, yippeeee...

Todays card to share with you,I have used one of the Wild Rose Studio stamps called fluttering By, I am not really a cat lover but this stamp is so cute and have used a few times now...

Items used

Wild Rose Studio stamp~ Fluttering By coloured with promarkers
Craftwork cards message sentiment & card candy
Crafts Too Embossing folder~Butterfly
Freebie paper from a mag
ribbon from stash

Thanks for looking and any comments much appreciated xx

Wendy xxx

Monday, 1 August 2011

Bubble Bath

Hi....Hope you all had a great weekend and had some sunshine where you are,it was really warm here in Surrey and was so lovely to spend some time in the garden and eat a meal outside too.

It's my Sister-in-laws and hubbys Wedding Anniversary on friday,so made a card using the LOTV stamp.. Bubble Bath,the bunnies are so cute. I have used this stamp for a few members of my family this year on their Anniversarys,will have to remember that next year so they don't get the same image again lol..

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I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Passion for promarkers week 110~Animal crackers
I love promarkers #76~Anything Goes

Items used

LOTV stamp~Bubble Bath coloured with promarkers
Basic Grey papers~Wisteria
Martha Stewart punch~Bubble Bath
Nellie Shellen Floral punch~Branch
Doily,ribbon,flowers from stash 

Enjoy your day

Thanks for looking and any comments much appreciated xx

Wendy xxx


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