Monday, 26 March 2012

Less is More wk 60

Hi everyone..sorry I havent been round much of late just been so feeling down in the dumps so thought I'd make a card to cheer myself up, I am joining in with the Less is More Challenge and its a have to combine 3 previous challenges on your card
mine are
wk 12 Off Centre
wk 44 Green
wk 16 butterflies
Believe it or not I bought this fab stamp at a carboot fair yesterday.....£1.00 what a bargain I love it..I didnt even see it but my hubby did!! so glad he did!! I used Tim Holtz distress ink crushed olive, Martha Stewart punched butterflies and a ribbon from my stash
I am adding this card into the following challenges .....recipe ..monochromatic ..anything goes ..spring clean ..monochromatic  spring is in the air ..spring

Thursday, 22 March 2012

Charisma Challenge week 11

Here we go with another fab challenge over at the theme this week is chosen by the fabulous Vee
I have used Tilda coloured with promarkers, DP from Bearlymine Designs Designer Extreme cd, used a punch and my cuttlebug border die  and as you see a lot of distressing using Tim Holtz inks finishing off with some flowers , pearls and ribbons the verse is from a sheet I bought last year, really enjoyed this challenge and the girls have made some fabulous pocket cards so if you have time pop over and take a look. We are being sponsored by 
Stamp Fairy
Cant wait to see your creations!

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Kraftyhand Card Samples

 Well did you notice me lurvely new badge on the right hand side!! So pleased I made the DT at Kraftyhands and these are my first samples using  'In the Attic' cd 

 The images, inserts and extra's guarantee a super card  made in no time and not just for birthdays,
Decoupage, design sets, 2x pyramid shapes, Inserts and backing papers everything you need all on your cd
If your at the NEC this week why not pop in and see Mike and the team at stand E11 sure he would love you to say Hi!!  would love you to say Hi from me too LOL!!
also coming soon to Kraftyhand 2 new fabulous cd's for those dreaded Male cards find out more at

BearlyMine Challenges are back!!!

Great News ladies  Bearlymine Designs challenges  are back..yes we're back with 
new WEEKLY challenges...
 how good is that. I do hope you missed us and are ready to play along, our first theme is

DOTS( lets see those dots)

I have used Donna's new Mini Dot Collection available from Bearlymine Designs arent they just gorgeous papers I have been using them the past few weeks if you hadn't noticed... a super array of colours!!  My Image is from Kenny K 'Download Diva' coloured with promarkers and cut out using a gokreate die, added a punched border and spotty ribbon, flowers are punched using scraps and, the dotty paper too, finishing off with a few pearls and a sentiment. Our sponsor is the fabulous

2 Digi sets of the winners choice
So ladies if you want to get your hands on this new collection.......come and play..the winner could be you!!
 Visit the Bearlymine Designs challenge to see what my very talented teamies have made, I look forward to seeing all your dotty creations!
I am entering this card into the following challenges

Sunday, 18 March 2012

Happy Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day!!
I have had a lovely day with my grown up Babies LOL!! and also my treasured grandbabies!! I dont have a card to share today but I have one of my presents  to share with you

I actually have to eat this beautiful creation!!! isnt it just gorgeous ....a lovely and unusual gift yum yum!!

Saturday, 17 March 2012

One Stop Craft Challenge

 Another fabulous challenge this week at OSCC and the themes is

I used 2 punches to make my flowers and there is about 7 layers in each flower,

 DP from Bearlymine Designs Mini dot Collection, My fabulous image 'Baby Girl' is from Saturated Canary and was a dream to colour and isnt she just so cute!!I used promarkers to colour her, mounted her up using GoKreate dies.
and yes you guessed it our fabulous sponsor this week is
who is offering the winner 2 of those fabulous Digis!
If you would like to see more designs using these great digi's pop on over to  OSCC to see what my lovely teamies have made and I look forward to seeing your handmade flowers
I am entering this card into the following challenges

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Diva's by Design Challenge DT Card

We're back with a super new challenge over at Diva's by Design challenge this week and the theme is


I have used 'Cookie Jar' from 'The Paper Shelter coloured with promarkers, DP are from Bearlymine Designs new Mini dot collection, flowers from FSS finishing off with some card candy and die cut corners, I tried to keep to the orange, lime and lemon and I think the colour combo worked quite well..zingy!!!
We have a super sponsor this week

I do hope you can pop over to to see what my lovely teamies have made
I will be entering this card into the following challenges

Monday, 12 March 2012

Easter/spring card

Sorry havent been round much been getting on with some Dt work which you will see shortly
just a reminder too that the challenge at 'That Craft Place' is still running until 25th March its Anything Goes if you'd like to pop along and join us

Spring is just around the corner (I hope) and not long now until Easter so decided on a Tilda Card and I'm using it to send to a swap partner, I have used promarkers to colour her up then mounted her on a die-cut ,DP are from Bearly Mine Designs Designer Extreme..just love these papers, Ribbons from my stash, I hope I've captured some spring colours in my card
I am entering this card into the following challenges is in the air inspiration colours colours

Thursday, 8 March 2012

Charisma Challenge 9 DT Card

Thursday has come around again and we have another fabulous challenge for you over at Charisma chosen by the lovely Emma
I have used 'All That' by Kenny K coloured using promarkers, DP one of my favourite designs from Bearlymine Designs Designer extreme cd finishing off with a stamped sentiment and this gorgeous green and gold ribbon. This card is especially for my niece..hope she likes it!
We have 2 fabulous sponsors this week ladies
Crafty Emma's

 Digi doodle shop

Would love to see you all join in this week and if you need a little inspiration, why not pop over to to see the wonderful designs made by my teamies
I will be adding this card into the following challenges

Monday, 5 March 2012

Mojo's gone missing

I had a bit of a break from crafting last week as I've been staying at my daughters while she went off to Paris with work, now me mojo just went and left me too.....all day yesterday I just could not get motivated all ...ended up with a stinking headache, its just as well I had some images already coloured up to use, I have made this card to add to an inspirational blog at Bearlymine Designs and also at That Craft Place
I have used Queens Cutie  now available in rubber too -from Kenny K, coloured using promarkers, DP  from bearlymine Designs designer extreme cd 3 , a new nestibility die I received from the lovely Wendy in her candy,added flowers from my stash and a sentiment I did on the PC
I am entering this card into the following challenges goes birthday sentiment and grow frenzy sentiment and die-cut use digital --image and DP

Sunday, 4 March 2012

A Little Reminder

Just popping in to remind you all we have an 
challenge running at That Craft Place still a few weeks left would love to see you joining in with us
Sorry I havent been around much this week but trying to catch up over the next few days

Saturday, 3 March 2012

Button It!!

Yes why not join us at and BUTTON IT!! thats the challenge theme this week.
I have used Blue Pansies from Fred she said, decoupaged, DP from Bearlymine Designs designer extreme cd, stitched blue ribbon die-cut corners and flourishes finishing of with 3 large buttons.
We have a fabulous sponsor this week too

Would love to see your entries using buttons, why not pop over to to see what my lovely teamies have made
I will be entering this card into the following challenges frenzy

Thursday, 1 March 2012

Happy 1st Birthday Bling it On

March sees the first birthday at Bling it On so a big Congratulations to Patsi and Shell for a great challenge blog and I'm so happy to be part of it Happy Birthday girls!!Our challenge this month is
Shades of Lilac and Birthday
Fancied doing something different hence the card and the gokreate dies
I have used DP from Bearlymine Designs designer extreme 1, a LOTV stamp 'Milly just for you' coloured with promarkers, added a few pearls,corners and sentiment.
We have 2 fab sponsors this month

The Paper Shelter

I do hope you can join us at for our Birthday challenge and if you have time pop over to see what my lovely teamies have made
I am entering this card into the following challenges