Sunday, 29 May 2011

GD for Gingerloft

I had scheduled this post and it went missing so had to redo urghhh!! Mr Blogger!
I was over the moon to be GD for Gingerloft Digital Stamps, I have used them before and they are just amazing images!! This one is 'The Kiss' and thought it would make a super Anniversary card, I printed out some text DP from designer Extreme cd then printed my silhouette digi image over the top of it, mounted it up and added my yellow ribbon, lace, a handmade flower and a small diecut sentiment, also a little distressing from Tim Holtz LOL!! Thank you all at Gingerloft I have enjoyed being GD for today!! please pop over and see the DT wonderful makes
will be back later to enter some challenges..have a busy weekend I have 2 grandchildren staying over and they are quite high maintenance!!! LOL! goes and lace day/ event occasions and Lace goes vintage /shabby

Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Cooking it up with Katie 63

A brand new challenge and a brand new recipe for you from Cooking it up with Katie this week

I have used DP from Pink Petticoat 'clouds' in a sunshine colour, flower from FSS, Image from Meljens Designs' Countrytime water can' which has plenty of swirls and great to colour,
added ribbon , bow and border and also a stamped sentiment
We have 2 sponsors this week

 So why not pop in and cook it up with Katie!
cant wait to see your recipes, need some inspiration ?
why not take a look at what my fabulous talented teamies have made

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Less is more part 2

LOL!! I am back with another version of Less is more... I did have one butterfly left........I am trying,.... think this one is better hope you do too
there may be hope for me yet, LOL!! Thanks for the help Mandi

Is Less more?

I really find it difficult to make this kind of I am definitely challenged
and I really want to join in with the Less is more Challenge, week after week I pop over to look at the wonderful cards that are made and shown, I have cut the butterflies on my cricut, the sentiment is from Designed to2 Delight..would one butterfly have been enough?
so here goes ladies I am entering this into the Less is More Challenge it up + 1,,,things with wings

Monday, 23 May 2011

Card for Kenny K challenge

The challenge over at Kenny K this week is white with only the image coloured, so this is my take on it, I have used 'Mad skillz' digi stamp from kenny K, coloured her with promarkers, I embossed my white card using the cuttlebug and hougie board, a  Martha Stewart white punched border and punched flowers also in white finished off with little white pearls
I am entering this card into the following challenges White except for image a Digi + 1 + 1 and girlie

Sunday, 22 May 2011

Creative Inspirations 60

Suzi has a great challenge for you this week over at Creative Inspirations its a
No Cook cupcake Recipe
 Must have Cup Cake on card /Project ,Also include Ribbon or Lace,2 Flowers,Pearls
Afraid I had run short of my ingredients (slap on the hand)
but her is my offering 
I have cut my cupcake on the cricut using my scal software, as you can see I have used glitter card for the frosting, added some card candy, Ribbon ,stamped sentiment and a cherry on the top!
The sponsor this week is

winner may choose
5 digi stamps oir 4 digi stamps and paper pack
so what are you waiting for...lets get cooking at Creative Inspirations!!!
Need some more inspiration then pop over and take a look at the fab creations made my my teamies

will be back later to enter a few challenges

Wednesday, 18 May 2011


Dont you just love Edwin!!
I have coloured him with promarkers and did a little distressing, DP was a freebie  as was the border the ribbon and candy from my stash
I am entering him into the following challenges someone special ( nephew) up found in toy box birthday card card a child boys and girls come out to play Happy Birthday boys boys

Diva's By Design 2

What a great 1st challenge you gave us ladies I do hope we will continue to see your fabulous creations in weeks to come...You were awesome!!!
Well ladies its time for team B to inspire you this week for Diva's by Design but I saw all the lovely makes the girls have made and couldn't help it..... I joined in too!!
The theme this week is 'For the Girls'
the DP I have used are from Bearlymine Designs Lacey Vintage digital download..yum yum they are so romantic and feminine!!
I have used my second new stamp from 'The Artistic Stamper' Gibson girl 4 isnt she just gorgeous and girlie!!
I have coloured her with promarkers and added some distressing from Tim Holtz, surrounded her in lace, added the flowers from wild orchid crafts,added pearls , bow and charm  and pin from my stash.
 we have another super sponsor this week

Cant wait to see all your crafty makes!!
I am entering this card into the following challenges something new(stamp)

Cooking it up with Katie DT 62

 Another super recipe for you all this week at Cooking it up with Katie
A Sketch
and we are sponsored this time by 
All the papers I have used this time are from a card making magazine, the image is 'Toad' from Digital Delights, he's great for a young childs card and was fabulous to colour with my promarkers, the sketch I followed at
I've added some candy buttons to my finshed card .
I do hope you will pop over to  Cooking it up with Katie and see what the rest of the girls have made for your inspiration, and I cant wait to see your take on Katies recipe this week for little ones

Saturday, 14 May 2011

Bling it On and A Little Reminder

ladies we are half way thro our challenge at
we have a beautiful inspiration picture for you
why not pop along and play with us this challenge
cant wait to see your creations
need more inspiration...look what my lovely teamies have made

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Cooking it up with Katie 61

A new week and a new challenge from Cooking it up with Katie
Stamps (either rubber or digi stamp)
I have used 'My Fair Lady' from Sassy Studio Designs, coloured with promarkers, DP is from Designer Extreme cd, added brads, black ribbon and candy to compliment the image and the CHIC was cut on the cricut.
Our sponsor this week is the fabulous 
Why not come along and join in this fab recipe challenge....need inspiration?
Go look at the creations of my teamies at Cooking It up with Katie
I am entering this card into the following challenges

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Vintage Easel card

I have had a good day today!! I won the challenge at bearly-mine challenge and received 2 fabulous paperpacks..they are just scrumptious!!
I have used this DP from the Vintage Lace collection and its sooo gorgeous..I can't tell you,.. added a little distressing using Tim Holtz, chocolate brown card stock, the vintage girl was a freebie, I have used lace around the image , added chocolate brown ribbon and bow, the large flowers are handmade by me the others are from Wild orchid crafts, I also made the pin.
I always have bother photographing Easel cards so hope these are ok
I am entering this card into the following challenges Easel card /distressed Flower Frenzy card power

Monday, 9 May 2011

Kenny K card

 I have been quiet the past few days as we have been celebrating the Baptism of my Grand Daughter Megan,
hoping to catch up.....
Just finished this card for the Kenny K challenge which this week is Retro
I have used Lady Raven coloured with promarkers, The Dp is from a magazine free paper, as is the sentiment ,added a Martha Stewart punched border and some spotty ribbon
I am entering this card into the 

Sunday, 8 May 2011

Creative Inspirations 59

What a great challenge we had last week I enjoyed visiting all you bloggers and there were lots!!
Fabulous work to all our entries........
we have another super challenge, from Bea this time over at the Creative Inspirations challenge its time for some
Glitz and Bling
I have used a piece of leftover DP from my bit box so not sure where its from, the stamp is from Kanban and I just love this stamp think its very stylish, she is coloured with promarkers, I then glittered her dress with crystal glitter so the colours show thro,added some cream lace to compliment the DP and some pink ribbon and a bow, the Oh La la sentiment is also from kanban and finished of with a little card candy,
we have 2 sponsors providing the prizes this time

2 great reasons for playing along with us this time, why not pop over to Creative Inspirations and see what my lovely teamies have made for your inspiration
I am adding this card into the following challenges,bling and sparkle Title..Pretty Woman/Roy Orbison

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Drum Roll Please!! Diva's by Design are here!!

Well the day has finally came and this is our first Challenge from Diva's by Design I am so hoping you will pop over to this brand new challenge and play along with us, before I begin I'd like to say a big thank you to Rebekah and Jo for having me on the DT

You can create anything you want with whatever you want as long as you follow the theme
How cool is that!!
This is my first card, for this the 1st challenge which is Anything goes
I have used DP from Pink petticoat and designer extreme, the stamp is a LOTV Rosie, coloured with promarkers, the flowers were all made with punches and finished of with a contrasting spotty ribbon, some card candy and oh I nearly forgot a pearly pin.

We have for our very first sponsor

Who will be providing the prize for one lucky winner!!
Please pop over to Diva's by Design and see what gorgeousness my teamies have made for your Inspiration
cant wait to see all your wonderful creations!!
Come and Play!!
Adding this card to the following challenges

Cooking it up with Katie 60

We have another fun recipe for you from Cooking it up with Katie this week
use double of something

I have used Mermaid from Gingerloft Digi Stamps isn't she just gorgeous!! Have coloured her using, promarkers and sakura pens, the DP are from Pink Petticoat and Designer extreme cd, punched border is a Martha Stewart Punch and I have doubled the starfish embellies.

The sponsor this week is

and also
Please pop over to Cooking it up with Katie and see what lovelies my teamies have created for your inspiration, 
cant wait to see all your recipes ladies
I will be adding this card into the following challenges newer (image) creature

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Another Christening Card

Have just finished the box to put it in thought you might like to see that too

This is another Christening card for my Grand daughter but this time it will be from her God Mother, the image is froma Joanna Sheen cd and I have enhanced it using stickles and sakura pens, cut out with my nesties and distressed with Tim Holtz and added some lace,The backing paper is pearlised and run thro the cuttlebug, love this embossing and I must use my cuttlebug more, the butterflies are also pearlised paper punched with a Martha Stewart Punch then glittered, the sentiment is done on the pc and cut with nesties added a small Cross charm ribbon sliders and a couple of pink bows
will be adding this card to the following challenges beginning with C= Christening card + 1 other colour goes

Sunday, 1 May 2011

Baby card

I wanted to make a card for a Baby girl..this is a boy stamp from Pink Gem Designs so had to mask out the wording on the it certainly does look like a girl , the DP papers are from Designer Extreme cd and Pink Petticoat, used a Martha Stewart Punch and added some card candy ( I Know but I love the stuff) I use it when ever I can, finishing off with some ribbon from my stash
I am entering this card into the following challenges stamp and something from a cd For a Baby

For you Dad

There is a few male challenges at the moment so thought I would get started and make my Fathers Day card,
DP are from designer extreme cd, cut Dad using the cricut, my image is a body tot 'uncle Charlie ' available from Digi Doodle shop and coloured with promarkers and added a few bits of card candy.
I am entering this card into the following challenges starting with a brand new challenge goes goes for the boys

Bling It On 3

This month the challenge at Bling It On has been chosen by the lovely Deb who has given us a Photo Inspiration challenge
as you can see I have tried to used all the colours , I hope I succeeded!!
The image is from Meljen Designs 'Victorian Birdcage' I have coloured using promarkers, the DP is from pink petticoat, I have used a Martha Stewart punch and added a flower, gems and some card candy and a little bow too!!
We are being sponsored this week by Meljen Designs

who will be providing the winner with a prize, pop on over to the Bling It On challenge to see what my lovely teamies have created for your inspiration, would love to see you join in, be back later as
I am entering this card into the following challenges with wings with wings goes goes pets things