Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Daisy Daisy!!

I've had this stamp Sugar Nellie's Daisy inked up and coloured with Promarkers and never got round to making a card with her till now, Dp are from Bearly mine Designs Plain and Simple  also Spring Blossoms , I have used a fiskars punch this time and a gold doily which I cut round to make a frame and the bits I cut off  I added to the border, 2 punched butterflies from the leftover paper flowers and pins from my stash
I am entering this card into the following challenges goes it punches /diecuts goes pink

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Bearlymine Dt Challenge 18

Do we have another fab challenge for you all this week at Bearlymine?
We sure do its

I'm sure it will be a very popular theme!! and I cant wait to see all your lovely creations
I have used DP from Bearlymine Designs- Summer Rose Collection available from Here, My Image is from Teddy Bo and coloured with promarkers, I have added a doily, stamped sentiment, bow and all those flowers are from my stash.
 We have 4 fabulous sponsors so do hope you will come along and play 

Bildmalarna - 1 rubber stamp

 2 Digi sets of the Winner's Choice

Sew Many Cards - 5 Digi's

Teddy Bo Quintet

Please pop over to and  see what my lovely teamies have made for your inspiration and dont forget there is a' 1 week only' sale going on too! grab a bargain here!!

Monday, 29 August 2011

New Collections and a Sale at Bearlymine Designs

For one week only BearlymineDesigns has got a sale going on Here, as well as Two Brand New Digi Sets being released today,

We lucky ladies on the DT has had a chance to preview these beautiful collections and Wow! you wont be disappointed, I couldnt wait to make a card here it is

I have used Fairyland Dreams, even made my flowers with punches from the gorgeous DP, the Digi stamp is Willy & Mia from Emerald Faeries Coloured with promarkers
So dont miss out on this fabulous sale, nows the time to spoil yourself with these fabulous collections.... oh and thats not all Donna  has some Candy to give away too!!

Sunday, 28 August 2011

Our Final Challenge at Creative Inspirations

The time has come to say a very sad farewell to such a super challenge blog, this shall be our last challenge at Creative Inspirations, I have to say I have loved working along side a super group of very talented ladies and its been a pleasure to have been a part of the team, Thank you Jude and Cheryl.
The final challenge is                                     

 Take your Pick
 this challenge you either pick, set 1,2,or 3 you can't change the format so 

                                                                                Set 1 distress buttons,and bows
 set 2 shabby chic pearls lace
 set 3 vintage ribbon flowers 
I chose set 3
I have used DP from Bearlymine Designs Flower Delight Collection and from designer extreme,the vintage lady is from a cd, I have distressed all using Tim Holtz distress inks, the flowers are punched using the left over script paper -added a little pearl to each one, a fancy pin that I made and a couple of blue buttons, added blue ribbon with a pearl slider and a stamped sentiment.
I do hope you will pop over to Creative Inspirations to see what my lovely teamies have made, would love for you to come and join us in our final challenge it would be fabulous to end on a high as we have been a very popular challenge and I'm sure you will miss it as much as we will
I am entering this card into the following challenges goes goes goes ribbon and a gem flowers ,ribbon and buttons colours Light Blue, Turquoise and Neutral

Thursday, 25 August 2011

Monochromatic Tilda

I coloured up this Tilda a while ago while I was practising with my promarkers in the warm Grey colours, thought I would use it to enter a Sketch challenge over at My Mums craft shop, the DP are from Pink Petticoat, flowers are Wild orchid from my stash along with the ribbon and a Martha Stewart punched border

Charisma Challenge 34-Glitter it!

What super negative space you all had last week , but this week its Team Gem's turn at Charisma and the lovely Joanne has chosen the theme

so I just had to play along too
I have used DP from Bearlymine Designs Flower Delight Collection,and sprayed it with glitter, Lightly coloured Lady  Tilda from the Fairytale collection using promarkers and mounted her on to a glittered die-cut, added ribbon ,flowers,butterflies from my stash.
we have 2 fab sponsors for you this week too
who are offering this very yummy pinkalicious stash to a lucky winner!! 
 bucket not included

I do hope you will pop over to to see all the glittered goodies my teamies have made and cant wait to see your makes too
I am entering this card into the following challenges

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Challenge 9 Xmas in August at Diva's by Design

Wow!! what super entries we had for our last challenge Birthdays!!
Lets see what you can do for diva's next challenge

I have used DP from Bearlymine Designs Winter Swirl Collection, My image is from  Poodles digi doodles
Winter Kids 001 isnt he sooo cute and was fabulous to colour, I used promarkers to colour him up, added a glittered icicle border and mounted the sentiment on a large snowflake cut with the cricut and of course not forgetting a little bit candy to finish off my card.
We Have our very own Jacqui sponsoring the challenge this week
 website -
I do hope you will pop along to Diva's by Design  to see what my teamies have made using these fab Digi's
and I cant wait to see your Xmas in August
I will be back later to enter some challenges

Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Crafty Ribbons DT Call

Crafty Ribbons are having a DT call for a new and exciting new challenge

Crafty Ribbons Challenge  is a fantastic new challenge blog that will be launching on the 1st September 2011. They will be a fortnightly/bi-weekly challenge blog.
 I just wanted to show the types of cards and projects I have made using ribbon so hope thats ok, mind you if you take a look I rarely make a card without ribbon LOL!! Even on a mans card!!
Fancy trying out? then pop over to to find out all the details but I think you'll have to hurry
Also on offer at Crafty Ribbons is some delicious dont want to miss!!

Monday, 22 August 2011

A decoupage card

I have been quiet the past few days as I have been hosting a five year olds birthday party
as you can image I am worn out..but they did have a good time and must admit I did too, and now my card
Its been simply ages since I made a decoupage card , I have made this for a dear friend with a great sense of humour who will be 70 at the weekend ..I know he'll love it, its made a nice change but..wheres me rubber stamps'n' ink LOL!!
The verse was written by a very clever lady Marjorie Ramsay  who kindly shared this on a former forum I belonged too, I did tweek it at the end  so hope she doesnt mind

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Charisma challenge 33

Its the turn of Leah to host the challenge at Charisma this week
and she has chosen

Negative space
                                              (no more than 1/3 of the space can be filled)
I must admit I've been challenged... its so hard not to add more LOL!!, I cut the bunting using the cricut added a printed sentiment and a little card candy coz I couldnt help it LOL!! and thats it Ladies how easy was that, now you have no excuse not to join in!!
We have 2 fabulous sponsors this week

 I hope you'll pop in at to see what my lovely teamies have made for your inspiration and I look forward to seeing all your wonderful entries
I'll be adding thia card to the following challenges

Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Bearlymine Dt Challenge 17

WOW I loved seeing all those fab entries for our Charm the spots of you challenge!!  this time at bearlymine the theme is Bring on the Bling!!
I have used a LOTV Fairy coloured with promarkers added glitter to her dress for a little sparkle, DP are from bearly mine Designs  Flower Delight and Gingham... collections available from here, added some contrasting pearls and some co-ordinating gingham ribbon and flowers, my scalloped mat and flourishes cut using the cricut.

 I hope you have time to pop on over to to see what my lovely teamies have made.

Monday, 15 August 2011

I diverse!

Just thought I'd share a couple of ATC's which I recently made, I havent made these for years and I really enjoyed making them

Sunday, 14 August 2011

OSSAT Challenge

I really wanted to play along at the One Stitch at a time challenge this time, I have used Butterfly love from Stitchy bear Stamps and the DP is from the Fall Folliage Collection also from Stitchybear Stamps both available from here, I coloured her with promarkers and cut her out , the frame is cut using the cricut the flowers are punched with a little gem added to each one, finishing off with some co-ordinating ribbon from my stash.
I am entering this card into the following challenges goes things with wings

66 Back to School with Creative Inspirations

Its  Back to School with Creative Inspirations this time with the fabulous Jenni hosting the challenge, I decided to alter a note book for my 5 yr old Grandson, he gets five new words to learn each day and this will do just the job for his spellings, I havent given it to him yet as he will want to draw in it and its for school, I will pop it in his bag the first morning he goes
The DP are from Pink Petticoat pinstripes white, cut the apples and letters on my cricut, stamped Edwin and coloured him up with promarkers.
we have the fabulous Simon Says sponsoring the challenge this time

I do hope you have time to pop over to to see what my lovely teamies have made for your inspiration and I hope to see you in the challenge
I am entering my book into the following challenges

Thursday, 11 August 2011

LOTV Thankyou card

 thought I would play along with the LOTV challenge this week and the theme is Thankyou
I have used Rosie coloured with promarkers layered on a 3d frame die- cut with the cricut
DP are from Pink Petticoat , flowers are all punched with a small pearl added, spotty ribbon from my stash and finishing of with a LOTV stamped sentiment
adding this card to the following challenge and Die cuts you your own