30 July 2015

Swinging By!

I can't believe its the end of July, where did it go? It really doesn't seem like that long ago when I was here to share my July creation for Natalie & Amy's with you!

Anyhoos I am here today to share my August creation with you.
This month there is a fab £15 voucher to spend in store for the winner, so make sure you enter.
As they say "ya gotta be in it, to win it!"
Augusts theme is...

BUTTONS & BOWS

you must use at least one of each

I just had to use one of my Humphrey stamps for this card, I just love all these super cute elephants.


Such a cutie!


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crafter's Cafe- use some buttons
I Love Promarkers- more than three layers
Little Red Wagon- up, up & away
Die Cuttin' Divas- the great outdoors
Bunny Zoe's- summer breeze

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Swinging By' from the Humphrey's Corner Collection from Natalie & Amy's
Promarkers/Flexmarkers- words
Spectrum Noir Pencils- numbers
Ellie- blue grey 1, 115 & 114
Dress- sorbet, 42, peony, 79 & 38
Shoes- peony, 79, 38, gold, ice grey 1, 116, 115 & 114
Jewellery- peony
Swing- raw sienna, 96, 94 & 91
Tim Holtz distress inks
Clouds- salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Bubblegum Girl' Grace Taylor
'blue & pink' card from the 12 X 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'Tea Party Twine' from Natalie & Amy's

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
Sizzix Bigshot
'Oval #4' die cut by Nellie Snellon MFD047
'Bow' die cut by Presscut PCD08
'Heart Buttons' mini die cuts by Tattered Lace

Thank you for stopping by today, have a great weekend when it gets here
Hugs xx

25 July 2015

Queen Of Hearts!

A quick post from me today as we are off out soon. Off to the local owl sanctuary, taking Nico to visit as the owner has never seen a skunk before lol! Just waiting for Nico to wake up from his morning nap then we are off.

I'm here to share my latest creation for the Sweet Pea progressive Facebook challenge. You enter their ATG challenge at the beginning of the month, using a Sweet Pea image & you get a free image to use for the second part of the month. 
This month we were given 'Queen Of Wonder' to use (its on sale at the moment, just click on the link above!) not sure I'm happy with my finished card, what do you think?


She is a snooty looking Queen lol


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crazy 4 Challenges- make it royal
Digi Choosday- all about the girl

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Queen of Wonder' by Sandra Caldwell from Sweet Pea Stamps
Promarkers/Flexmarkers- words
Spectrum Noir Pencils- numbers
Skin- blush & 08
Lips- 33
Hair- grey squirrel, 33 & 96
Clothes- molten red, 33, 32, 26, 114, 113, storm cloud, 120, crimson, 33, winter spruce & 120
Crown- molten red, sleigh bells & 107

Papers & Embellishments
DP- from the 'A Very Important Date' craft CD
'black & blue' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
My stash- chipboard heart stickers

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Rectangle #2' Parenthesis die cut by X-cut 503045
'Party' die cut sentiment by Sizzix
'Basic Lattice' Shapeabilities die cut by Spellbinders
'5"square white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you for stopping by today, have a fabulous weekend & don't forget to pop over to Facebook & check out the Sweet Pea page.
Hugs xx

23 July 2015

Sweeney Skunky Butt!

So excited to show you my creation today. I had so much fun colouring & actually making my card, I think I'm going to keep it lol! Ok so its a get well soon card, but hey I love it so I'm keeping it!

So I best show you my creation for Digital Delights, as we restart the fabulous challenge blog! 
 I really am so happy to be back with Wendy & the team & the amazing images!

Today sees the return of the Digital Delights challenge, this time around the theme is

ANYTHING GOES

the best theme ever, so go get a Digital Delights image & join in with us. You don't need to use a DD image but it does help!


I just love 'Sweeney Skunk'
If you buy this image called 'Ouch Sweeney' not only do you get your super cute 'Sweeney' image you get a sentiment & digi paper!!


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crafty Gals Corner- to die for
Fab & Funky- no patterned papers
Papertake Weekly- build it up
Dream Valley- embossing
Sweet Stampin'- no patterned papers

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Ouch Sweeney' digi set by Digital Delights
Promarkers/Flexmarkers- words
Spectrum Noir Pencils- numbers
Sweeney- ice grey 5, 120, fresh bloom, 31, 113, icicle, 119, 117 & 116
Plasters- blush, 95 & 84
Bandage- 09 & 08
Shoe- surf blue, 71, aegean & 72
Crutches- nutmeg & 95
Tim Holtz distress inks
Sky- salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
'pink & green' card from the 12 x 12 colour stack by Papermania
'Wishing You A Speedy Recovery' sentiment from the 'Ouch Sweeney' digi set by Digital Delights

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Princess Tree' die cut by Cheery Lynn Designs
'Curved border #2' Card Creator die cut by Spellbinders
'A2 curved border #1' Borderbilities die cut by Spellbinders
'Clouds' 6 x 6" Embossalicious embossing folder by Die'sire
'5" square white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fab 'ATG' creations the DT have made to help inspire you!
Hugs xx


21 July 2015

Bear Hearts!

Hey there, well we managed to buy a new/used car last Saturday, so happy to have my freedom back. I have also been crafty buying lol...I have got some amazing die cuts really cheap off a selling site on Facebook...'crafty sellers' its called & its a great place to get a fabulous bargain!
Really looking forward to Thursday, me & our eldest daughter Danni are off out to play at ladies what lunch. It's her only day off work this week so I thought I'd treat her. Then in a few weeks I will take Katie out for the day & do the same...love being able to go out whoop to having wheels again!

It's time for a new challenge over at 'Try Stampin' on Tuesday' this week we have a great sketch (you will find it here, or at the end of my post) with the added option of embossing (wet or dry) I just loved playing with this fab sketch, why not join in with us!!!


I just love my Forever Friends bears, they are so sweet & can be used for any occasion! 


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
The Cutie Pie Challenge- cute as a button
Dream Valley- embossing

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'All Loved Up' from the Forever Friends collection by Docraft
Promarkers/Flexmarkers- words
Spectrum Noir Pencils- numbers
Forever Friends bear- sand dune, 87, 86 & blossom
Heart- peony, 40 & 38

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'New Bloom' by First Edition from Natalie & Amy's
'lilac' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
My stash- turquoise ribbon

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
Sizzix Bigshot
'Hearts' embossing folder by Provocraft
'5" square white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's

This weeks sketch, don't forget the option of embossing...wet or dry!


Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over to the main challenge blog & see what fab creations the DT have made using this great sketch!

Hugs xx

18 July 2015

Christmas in July

Hi fellow bloggers I hope you are all well & your weather is better than we've been having it here...lots of rain with the odd sunshower as Nige says! So yeah its awful. 
Some good news though our Danni has landed a volunteering job in the British Heart Foundation shop down the road from us, which is really good. its gonna get out of the house a bit more & interacting with people!

Anyhoos, its Saturday, so its time for a new My Time To Craft challenge. Don't forget we are running two weekly over summer. This weeks theme is ....

CHRISTMAS IN JULY

yeah I know the dreaded C word. With donating my cards to charity I make Christmas cards all year round. My first one this year was Boxing Day lol



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Christmas Stampin' - CAS
Daring Cardmakers- Christmas
Winter Wonderland- traditional colours
C.R.A.F.T. challenge- Christmas
Crafting By Design- Getting Ready for Christmas

Image & Colouring Medium
Image- 'Happy New Year' mini stamp from the Country Companions set by Docrafts
Spectrum Noir Pencils
Mousey- 91, 90, 86, 85, 84 & 07
Shirt- 77
Boots- 117, 77, 76 & 75
Plate- 117
Christmas pud- 117, 104, 96, 95 & 93
Holly- 48, 47, 45 & 38
Ground- 66 & 65
Promarker
Berries- sunset 

Papers & Embellishments
DP- Back to Basics Vintage Christmas' by Dovecraft
'green' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools 
Sizzix Bigshot
'Seasons Greeting' mini die cut by Tattered Lace
'Holly & Berry' die cut by C.C.Designs
'5 x 7" elegant edge white card blank

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fab 'Christmas' creations the DT have made. Don't forget you have two weeks to enter!
We are off out car shopping today, I have really missed my Bug since she went at the start of the year. Be great to get my freedom back...whoop so excited!!

Hugs xx