Friday, 27 July 2012

Totally Papercrafts DT card #127 ~ Orange and Yellow...

Hiya all...It's Friday already and time for a brand new challenge over at Totally Papercrafts..
This week it's my turn to host the challenge and I chose the theme...

Orange and Yellow

Please use orange and yellow as the main colours on your projects...Have fun

Our fabulous sponsor this week is...

Whimsy Stamps
5  Digital Stamps of the winners choice

I was asked by one of the school Mums if I could make a 80th Birthday card using the colours orange and Yellows, now this was a challenge for me as they are not my favourite colours to work with but thankfully she was very pleased with it.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Whimsy Stamps inspirations challenge #49 ~ Summer Fun
Fashionista challenge #5 ~ Baby or Birthday (2 entry)
Passion for promarkers wk59 ~ Feeling Fruity
My Mums Craft Shop #67 ~ Birthday Girls
Simon Says Stamps ~ Anything Goes
Dream Valley Challenges #37 ~ Summer (2nd entry)
Inky Impressions ~ Use Dies or Punches
Oldie But A Goodie Challenge ~ Photo Inspiration - old thing papers & flowers

Items used

Sarah Kay stamp ~ Juliet in the field of nasturtiums coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers
Papermania papers & ribbon/bow ~ Capsule Collection - Sunshine
Martha Stewart border punch ~ Swirling lace
Whimsy Die ~ Corner Die Set
Flowers from stash

Please pop over to Totally Papercrafts to see my teamies gorgeous creations for some great inspiration...We would love to see yours too.

Hope you all have a great weekend.

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Exciting new Challenge blog ~ In The Pink...

Hiya all...Just popped on to help spread the word about a very exciting new challenge blog called...

In The Pink 

What a fabulous idea for all us pink lovers out there, I can't wait to join in all the fun.
The launch date is the 9th August.

Pop on over to check out all the details.

Wishing you Christine and Sylvia a great success with your new challenge blog and thank you for giving us somewhere to share all our pink creations, I,m sure it will be a great success.

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Fab'n'Funky DT card #131 ~ No Stamped Image....

Hiya all...We have a brand new Challenge for you over at Fab'n'Funky...
This week our lovely Ginny has chosen the theme...

No Stamped Image

Our wonderful sponsor this week is....

The lucky winner will receive a £10 voucher to spend in shop

For my DT inspiration card I have used a Kanban decoupage topper and some Crafts-Too papers called Spring time.

Pop over to Fab'n'Funky for lots of great inspiration, look forward to seeing yours.

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Happy Birthday Mum....

Just popped on this morning to say... Happy Birthday Mum
hope you have a wonderful day.

For my Mum's Birthday card I used a image from Di's Digi Downloads called Hello Ladybird, it's just so adorable and some gorgeous papers from My Minds Eye called Miss Caroline Dolled up, hope you like it Mum..

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Fashionista Challenge #5 Baby or Birthday
The Poodles Parlour ~ Use a Digi Stamp(2nd entry)
Whimsy Stamps Inspirations challenges #48 ~ Punches and Edgers
My Mums Craft Shop #66 ~ Cats & Dogs
Dream Valley challenges #37 ~ Summer
Joanne Sheen challenges ~ Animal Crackers

Items used

Di's Digi Downloads ~ Hello Ladybird coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers
My Mind's Eye papers ~ Miss Caroline-Dolled Up
Memory Box Die ~ Petal Party
Marianne Die ~ Anja's Leaves
Martha Stewart Border Die
Dovecraft Tea Party paper lace hearts
Anita's 3D-Clear Gloss (on Ladybird)
pearl's, Ladybird, spacers & brads from stash

Thanks for stopping by and hope the sun is out where you are, it's gorgeous here and just in time for the school hols, just hope it lasts.

Friday, 20 July 2012

Totally Papercrafts DT card #126 ~ Inspirational Picture....

Hiya all...Well it's Friday already and last day at school for my little ones...YAY! Summer holidays, hope we see a bit of sun lol...

We have a great new Challenge for you over at Totally Papercrafts, our lovely Lisa has chosen the theme.....

Inspirational Picture

Awwww Dixie is adorable Lisa ...You can use this as inspiration in any way you want, you could use the colours, a dog, a chair or relaxation...Have fun.

We have 2 fabulous sponsors this week

The lucky winner will receive 4 digi stamps of their choice


and a new sponsor for us at Totally Papercrafts
Mayzy's Art
The lucky winner will receive 5 digi stamps

For my card, I used a adorable stamp from Wild Rose Studio called Dog with Daisy, so cute.

I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges
My Mums Craft Shop #66 ~ Cats & Dogs
Sarah Hurley Challenges #70 ~ Buttons

Items used

Wild Rose Studio stamp - Dog with Daisy coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers
Making Memories papers - Cosmopolitan Collection
Martha Stewart Border punch - Modern Garland
Whimsy stamps corner die
Craftwork cards sentiment & card blank
Flowers & buttons from stash

For some fabulous inspiration pop over TPC to see my teamies gorgeous creations, look forward to seeing your's.

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Forever Rose.....Combined DT cards

Good Morning all....Thank you for all the lovely comments on our Holiday photos, my hubby was the one to take these fabulous pics, I too love the sunset ones.

It has been a bit of a struggle to get back into routine after coming back from our hols and I was not organised enough to have my DT cards ready for this weeks challenges, so have made a combined one for today.

Over at Divas by Design the challenge this week is is a nice and easy one it's...

Anything Goes

The wonderful sponsor is Crafts and Me
6 digi stamps of the winners choice

and over at Fab'Funky it's my turn to host and I have chosen the theme...

Make Your Own Flowers

You can use punches, Die cuts, hand cut ect....Have fun

The fabulous sponsor is Doodles Pantry

For my flowers I have used my new Cheery Lynn Rose Dies and Die-namics Royal Leaves which I had for my birthday.

I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges
Papertake Weekly Challenge - All Things Girlie
Digital Tuesday Challenge #169 - All tied up
Oldie But A Goodie Challenge - Flower Power...Old thing Nestie & ribbon & brads
The Poodles Parlour - Use a Digi Stamp
DigiDesigns Challenges - Pile on the Flowers

Items used

Crafts and Me digi ~ Forever Rose coloured with promarkers & flexmrkers
Bazzill basics papers - Vintage Marketplace...Thanks so much Laurie, they are gorgeous
Nestie ~ Fleur De Lis Squares
Cheery Lynn Dies ~ Roses medium & large sizes
Die-namics Dies ~ Royal Leaves
ribbon & brads from stash

xxx Thanks for stopping by xxx

Monday, 16 July 2012

I,m back....

Hiya all...Hope you are all well.

We have had a fantastic holiday in Wales, just want we all needed....Can not thank you enough Mum & Dad xxx

We stayed in a beautiful area near Tenby, and was in reach of so many places of interest and the beaches are absolutely stunning...just needed a bit more sun to fully enjoy them lol...

Some of the places we visited included Folly Farm, Manorbier castle,Chocolate farm (yummy chocolate), Scolton manor House, Anna's Welsh zoo, Dylan Thomas Boathouse, St Davids cathedral & Bishops Palace, Tenby, Saunderfoot and so many fabulous beaches.

Stunning view from our Kitchen window.

WhiteSands Bay

 From Stackpole Quay, we walked to Barafundle Bay and then on to Stackpole head.

St Davids Cathedral

I love Giraffe's...these were at Folly Farm.

Ben & Katie enjoying the sea...believe it or not I got sun burnt this day

Relaxing at Anna's Welsh zoo...Manor House wildlife park


Me caught on hate my photo taken

Fantastic sunsets from our holiday home

We had such a wonderful time and hope to return one day.

Hope to catch up with you all over the next couple of days, have some DT cards to make also.

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Fab'n'Funky DT card # 128 ~ Stars and Stripes...

Good Morning my blog friends...Keeping my fingers crossed this scheduled post has published for me as we are on our hols in Wales...Will not have access to the internet so going to be missing you loads, catch up with you all when we get back xxxx

It's time for a great new Challenge for you over at Fab'n'Funky...

And our lovely Judith is host and has chosen the theme of....

Stars and Stripes

We are very lucky to have two fabulous sponsors this week...

 The lucky winner will get a  selection of digi images


The lucky winner will receive $20 Voucher to spend in shop

Thank you to both our sponsors for giving all us DT girls a chance to have a play with one of your fabulous images.....For my DT inspiration card I chose to use a Tickled Pink stamp image called Party  Pinkette Pippa, she's adorable..

Items used

Tickled Pink Stamps digi ~ Birthday Pinkette Pippa coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers
Papermania papers ~ Persimmon Collection
Marianne Die ~
Martha Stewart border punch ~ Cherish
Crafts-too star punch
Craftwork Cards sentiment
Flower & buttons from stash

For lots of great inspiration, pop over to Fab'n'Funky to see my teamies gorgeous creations.

xxx Catch up with you all later xxx

Sunday, 1 July 2012

Ready-Teddy-Go DT card #12 ~ "Up, up and away"....

Good Morning all...Do hope Mr blogger is playing nicely and published this scheduled post for me.

Can,t believe June has been and gone already...where does the time go..

Thank you to all of you who joined in with our last Challenge at Ready-Teddy-Go, we had so many fabulous entries..Check out the winner on the challenge blog.

We have a fab new Challenge starting today and this months theme is...

"Up, up and away" 

Remember to use a teddy bear/bear as your main image and you can enter up to 4 times, so plenty of chances to win...Have Fun

Our fabulous sponsor this month is...

And the lucky winner will receive this gorgeous prize..

For my card I have used a adorable bear digi stamp free from sliekje's digi stamps if you have not yet discovered Angelique blog then pop on over all her drawing are so adorable and she is so kind to share her fabulous work with us...Thank you 

For lot's of great inspiration pop over to Ready-Teddy-Go to see my teamies gorgeous creations.
We would really love to see yours too...Remember you have the whole of July to enter..Good luck.

Thanks for stopping by


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