Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Cooking It Up with Katie challenge 55

This week at' Cooking it up with Katie'   the Challenge is:
I have used this Chandelier image which I coloured red, not a very good picture as it doesnt show up red, I framed it in a photo editing program, its mounted on shimmery red card stock, The DP I made myself to match the colours also mounted on the shimmery cardstock, I have added flat back pearls to enhance the image, a little card candy too,
We are being sponsored this week by the fabulous

who will be giving the winner some goodies from the store.....

$10 Prize Pack

if you havent been to the store before why not pop over and take a look at all that Pizzazz!!
I hope you will join us in the challenge, if in need of inspiration just pop over to
and see all the lovely creations by my teamies
will be back later with some challenges to enter

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

a Just Because card

Thought I would have another play with this cute  Hanglar and Stanglar stamp,I have followed the sketch from Bearly Mine  designs challenge, I have coloured her using promarkers, The DP are from Designer Extreme cd, Flowers,charm and ribbon from my stash, cut the leaves myself and then embossed them to give them some shape , I also made the pin, I am entering this card into the following challenges goes pink and green 3 patterned Papers dotty yellow

Sunday, 27 March 2011

Creative Inspirations Dt Card Challenge 56

We have a fab challenge for you all this week over at Creative Inspirations LOL!! Its my turn!!, would love to see you all join in

Mothers Day /card for Mum

For the special ladies out there who are loved and cherished so much!!
we are being sponsored this week by the lovely 

 who has kindly donated £10 voucher to spend in her lovely shop. Have a look at the Online Craft Shop section of the site, there are so many varied products that might be just what you are looking for and our supplies are all offered with free postage and packing or shipping worldwide. We have many more to add and usually increase the selection every month. All the products that you see me demonstrating on Ideal World TV or Create and Craft will be here on the website and the times and dates of my next few TV shows are mentioned in the TV Shows section together with public shows and store demonstrations where you can catch up with me.Happy Crafting!

This is the card I have made for my own Mum and what a special lady she is too
The DP and image are from Hinnybop designs cd  Special days vol 1
I surrounded the image with cream lace,I made the large flowers myself and the small ones are from my stash, 
flourishes and leaves were cut on the cricut, and finished off with a super pin given to me from karen, didnt really have room for a nice bow so put them on the inside, this card will be given in a decorated box
and I do hope Mum will like it.
Please pop over to the Creative Inspirations blog to see what delights my teamies have made to inspire you
I am entering this card into the following challenges your own embellishments

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

DT Cooking it up with Katie 54

This is my DT card for Cooking it up with Katie challenge54, the recipe this week is:
Favorite Color Combo
We were kindly provided with these great digi stamps from our sponsor this week 
the fabulous Meljens designs arent they soo cute!! and Meljens Designs will be providing the prize for this why not join in!!
I have used pink petticoat gingham papers, ribbons and buttons from my stash Noah's loving elephants from Meljens Designs coloured lightly with promarkers, thought this would make a lovely card for a baby, please pop over to Cooking it up with Katie to see what my lovely teamies have made for your inspiration, I am entering the following challenges 

Monday, 21 March 2011

It's not my fault LOL!!

It really isnt my fault..I joined in a challenge last week and that challenge was to make your own backing papers....well I did as you can see by my' I've been busy' post last week.
oh no ladies that isnt the end of my story, I enjoyed it soo much ..I've made more and got quite carried away,
I made the paper and the sentiment on my card oh but I wasnt stopping there LOL!! I made the same design in 10 different colour ways (couldn't get them all on my pic, there is also a pink and brown version)
any ways thats it for now, I am entering my card into the following challenges is focal point your own backing paper 2nd entry card not square

Thursday, 17 March 2011

Engagement card

I was only asked this morning if I could make an engagement card for tomorrow!!! this is what I came up with
2 die cut hearts cut using the cricut, some ribbon and a pc sentiment,..definately got the CAS look... I did the insert red so it isnt too white!!
I am entering this card into the following challenge a diecut cuts beginnings it simple clean and simple monochromatic

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Been busy!!

Good morning friends, I've been asked to make  Mothers day I decided it was time to create my own DP, I lost my job thro cut backs a few month ago so I have now got plenty spare time to play,I have used my photo editing program and designed this particular paper in 8 colour ways ...I am a paper addict LOL!! and now I cant stop!! I have a whole heapful of papers not all good tho LOL!!I am teaching myself and hope I'm on the right track any suggestions or comments good or bad will be appreciated I wont take offence, everything else is from my stash, thought I'd show the other one I made too

I am entering into the following challenges your own DP

DT Card 'Cooking it up with Katie' Challenge 53

Its challenge 53 this week with Cooking it up with Katie and the recipe is
and Green
we are being sponsored this week by Digital Delights
who is giving the winner......3 Digital Stamps!!!
we were given these fabulous cutey images to work with
This is Bunny Dylan available from here along with the sentiment!! he is great to colour..used my promarkers, the DP is from a free download scrap kit, added the ribbon from my stash and the wee carrots are clip art
I am entering my easter card into the following challenges

Sunday, 13 March 2011

DT Card Creative Inspirations 55

The challenge this week at Creative Inspirations is Emma's Challenge and the theme  is make an EASEL CARD.
We are kindly being sponsored this week by our Monthly sponsor Simon Says Stamp.Who kindly gives $10 Voucher to the winner

and also

who are kindly donating £10 voucher to spend in their shop.
I have used Kraft Paper, stamped and coloured Tilda using promarkers, cut her out with Nesties,  A Martha Stewart deep edge punch, yellow gingham paper and yellow ribbon from my stash, finished off with some flowers..oops forgot to say I got out my tapestry stamps and embellished the nesties with those, I love them and really  must  use them more,
I am entering this card into the following challenges card goes Card  Kraft with me

Saturday, 12 March 2011

Guest Designer Card for Sugarcreekhollow

I was over the moon when I was chosen to be Guest Designer at Sugarcreekhollow
March is Anniversary Celebration Month
 and there is lots going on.....
Here are a few details
March 5th  Anniversary Blog Candy ( you still have time to join in)

March 12 - the first Guest Designer chosen from our Cards of the Week will join us. (Thats me Laney )

March 19 - we are having a blog hop with prizes to be won on each designer’s blog as well as a grand prize on the Sugar Creek Hollow challenge blog. (not to be missed ladies)

March 26 - we are having a contest to name a new image ( come along and join in
I'm sure the ladies look forward to your company)

Now onto my card and the challenge this week at Sugar Creek Hollow
the to use handmade flowers
I have used DP from my stash  they were left over pieces, The digi stamps are a set 'Mama's Apron Strings' and are available from Sugar Creek Hollow store.  I cut them out using my nesties and distressed them, then added some lace, the flowers are made from pearlised paper which I cut then tinted with Tim Holtz distress inks, there are 5 layers to each flower,shaped and stuck each layer together then added to my card... I am now addicted to making my own flowers!!
I am adding this card to the following challenges /shabby Flowers for Mum

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

A simple Sketch card

I made this card as I really wanted to join in with the monthly sketch over at SugarCreekHollow, I dont do many sketches and thought I would give it a go,
the DP is from Designer Extreme, the sentiment is a rubber stamp thats never seen the light of day for I dont know how long!!! Stamped on a shape cut with the cricut machine added a handmade flower and some card candy!!
I am entering this card into the following challenges sentiment as focus black,white and one other colour (pink) no image

DT Cookin it up with Katie Challenge 52

The recipe at Cooking it up with Katie this week is

I have used a Digi stamp' Bubble Bath' from Sassy Studio designs coloured her with promarkers , the DP is from Pink Petticoat, punched a border using a Martha Stewart punch added a bow and some card candy, the sentiment is a rubber stamp, the bubbles have been stickled LOL!!
We are being sponsored this week  by

Who are kindly giving the winner a choice of four fabulous images,
Cant wait to see what you cook up!!
need some inspiration then pop over to 
and see the what the rest of the DT have been up to!!
I am entering this card into the following challenges

Monday, 7 March 2011

Cute Kitty

Hi everyone ..this is Sweet Kitty from the Paper shelter, I have coloured her with my promarkers isnt she sweet, the DP are both from Pink Petticoat, finishing off with a little card candy and a pink ribbon and sentiment
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges a child four legged friends goes Pink legged friends

Sunday, 6 March 2011

The luck o' the Irish

So many Challenges with St Patrick's Day theme or green theme thought I would join in,
This is Harley Ryder by Kenny K coloured with promarkers she is fabulous to colour I followed the Sketch at Kenny K's challenge, DP are from a cd Designer Extreme and the sentiment I did on the PC.
I am entering into the following challenges of the Irish Green patricks Day Green Patricks Day/good luck Green Day

Friday, 4 March 2011

Birthday Card

whoohoo isnt she gorgeous!! She's a Hanglar and Stanglar stamp my friend Di sent me, she was used but I didnt care LOL!!  I have coloured her using promarkers and cut her out using my oval nesties, The DP paper is from designer Extreme and pink petticoat, I made the large flower and the rest are from my stash
hope you like her as much as I do
I am entering her in the following challenges  Anything goes Green and Purple Girly Girly girl for the girls 2nd entry

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Cooking It Up with Katie DT card challenge 51

Good morning friends and followers!!
more fab news ...I made it on the Cooking it with Katie Design Team... whoohoo!!!
this is my first Dt card and its for challenge 51, This week we are being sponsored by

who are Kindly giving  5 images for the winner
the ingredients for the challenge are



I have used Teddy Bo ..Tempest in a teapot..isnt he the cutest? coloured with promarkers , stamped the design on the teapot with my tapestry stamps,the DP is from Designer Extreme cd..april  and yellow, the flowers I've made with a punch coloured up to go with my yellow theme then added a little gem to each one, I do hope you will pop over and try our recipe cant wait to see what you got cookin!!
I am entering this card into the following challenges

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

DT Bling it On Challenge 1

Drum roll Please!!!!!
The Bling it On Challenge is here!!!!

Best make a cuppa this is a long post , I need to let you know
how much fun this is gonna be!!

We have 2 fabulous sponsors for our very first Challenge and we have 2 -1st Prizes
1st prize (1) - 3 digis donated by Kenny K

1st prize (2) - £10 gift voucher donated by LOTV

2nd prize - 2 digis donated by Kenny K
3rd prize - 1 digi donated by Kenny K
and thats not all
We have candy for you too!!
Candy has kindly been donated by

To find out more please visit 

Now my DT cards both Easel cards
This is 'it Wasnt me' by Kenny K who kindly gave us some of his fabulous images to play with, I think she is fabulous... I have coloured her using promarkers, DP is from designer extreme, Flowers and bling from my stash.
entering into these Challenges anything goes using a digi goes using a digi

This is Rosie Posy from LOTV I bought her last year at the NEC, one of my favourites..coloured her with Promarkers the flowers and bling from my stash..oops I better tell you what the challenge is
Anything goes
with an optional extra...(charm)
I do hope you will join in with us all at
pop over and see the wonderful cards from the rest of the DT
I am entering into the following challenges've been framed must stamp LOTV card card  LOTV card birthday  LOTV card