Sunday, 27 February 2011

Pink and Blue

Evening all

I brought so many new crafting tools yesterday that I did not know which one to use first, so I decided to play with them all before emabrking on this little number below. I would also like to take the opportunity to thank you all for your lovely comments, it provides so much encouragment and inspiration. Anyway I am off now to continue making more cards, as I am running a stall in a few months and need lots of cards so I can raise as much money as possible for breast cancer

I will be entering this into the following blog:

Papertake Challenge 53#

Close up of image
Items used:

Tim Holtz papers
Marianne die cut
Martha Stewart punch
Ribbon from stash
Sentiment from stash 

Special Day

Afternoon all

Its been a long week this week - I have been away all week, but glad to be home. I spent yesterday morning catching up with my sleep then went out and purchased some new crafting items.

This little number will be entered into the following challenges:

LOTV Challenge 85# Circles
Truly Scrumptious challenge 51# pearls and swirls
Lexis Creations Challenge Flowers  

Front view


Diamond Swirls


Items used:

Ribbon from stash
Pearls from Stash
Nellie Nellen Punch

Sunday, 20 February 2011

Lets go Shopping

Evening all

Well the weather has been a little better today but it was still cold. I have been shopping today............. No not for crafting stuff, for food. I hate food shopping, but we have to eat don't we. To cheer myself up I made this card this afternoon with lots of pastel shades.

I will be entering this into the following challenges:

Paper Shelter - Buttons and bows
Pink gem challenge - 15 buttons, brads, bows and beads

Close up of image

 Bows and Buttons

Items used:

Dovecraft papers
Nellen snellen flower punch
Ribbon from Costco
Buttons from stash
Bling from stash

Its a Girl

Morning Everyone

Heres my new arrival for today a special card for that special little girl. I love making pink cards its my favourite colour and I will enster this into the following challenges:

Die cut dreams challenge 83
LOTV challenge 84 my favourite colours
Top Tips Tuesday challenge 22 sewing on cards
Wild orchard challenge 17


Items used:

Papermania papers 
Martha Stewart punch
Flowers from stash

Saturday, 19 February 2011

Feeding Time

Evening all

Well I carried on crafting this afternoon as the weather was too miserable to go out, anyway I wanted to use all my new crafting stuff I got for my birthday.

This little one will be entered into the following challenge:

Sugar bowl challenge 53
Charisma cardz Spring has sprung

 Close up of image

Close up of bow

items used:

Papers from bearly mine 

Lilac Girl

Afternoon all

Well its been raining all day today............................ bring on Spring as soon as possible. I am just listening to the football whilst making this little cutie - I feel in love with her after seeing it on Vickys blog and just had to buy her. the stitching round the edge is a new theme I thought I would try - see you all later xx

She will be entered into the following challenges:

Cutie Sunday challenge 131
I love Pro-markers challenge 53
Totally Papercrafts challenge 54
Alphabet challenge

Close up of image

Items used:

Dovecraft papers
Nellen Snellen flower punch
Card from stash
Jewel from stash
Sentiment from stash
Sewing machine

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Summer is on its way....................

Hello Crafters

I thought I would make a card that would help speed up the summer. I must say that it really cheered me up making this card.

This will be entered into the following challenge;

Alphabet challenge o is for orange

Close up if image
Close up of sentiment

Items used:

Kenny K image
oh la la papers
card from my stash
sentiment from craftwork cards
nellen Snellen Flower punch
Martha Stewart doily punch

Gossip Girls

Evening all

Well I was up late last night crafting as I could not sleep and needed something to help me chill. Not sure if that works as you just cannot stop and then get too sleepy.....................

Anyway I plan to enter this georgeous number into the following challenges:

LOTV challenge
Colour Create Challenge 64

Close up of image

Bow and Flowers 

Items used:

Paper from stash
Ribbon from Costco

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Pink Teapot

Evening all

I did not get chance to craft over the last days as I was busy with work activities and was not feeling too good over the weekend. This pink cutie will be entered into the following challenges:

Paperplay week 6 hearts and flowers not valentine
Paper Sundaes challenge 56
Sweet Sketch wednesday challenge 88
Cute card Thursday challenge 151

Close up of image

Lace border

Items used:

Martha Stewart heart border punch
Nellie Snellie flower punch
Papers from papermania
Lace from my stash 
Jewels from my stash

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Sexy Caz

Evening all

I am having a good week of crafting as I am in the UK all week - its great. Tonight I have put together this sexy number, which I will enter into the following challenges:

Items used:

Kenny K Image
Backing papers and card from stash
MS heartborder punch
MS heart punch
Black lace from stash

Tuesday, 8 February 2011


Evening all

I can not beleive its only Tuesday it feels like Friday - too many late nights and early mornings. Below is a card that a friend and I have designed. This will be entered into the following challenge:


Items used:

  • Hono Papers
  • Butterfly stamp
  • Butterfly punch
  • Jewels from stash

Monday, 7 February 2011

Love and Friendship

Evening all

Here is a card a made late last night, I would have put this one on at midnight, but I was so sleepy it had to wait until tonight.

This georgeous pair will be entered into the following challenges:

Wild orchard
The crafty pad
Totally papercrafts
Papertake weekly

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Items used:

Sunday, 6 February 2011

Shopping in pink

Evening all

It's been a windy day again - after doing my work I decided to tidy the craft room before embarking on this little number.

This will be entered into the following challenges

Charisma cardz # 5
Sketch and Stash # 54

Items used:

Saturday, 5 February 2011

Tilda with lots of hearts

Evening all

Its been a long week this week - I have not had much time to think about or create my next card, but today I did a little shopping (crafts of course) and spent the afternoon making this little beauty, listening to the rain come down.

I am hoping to crack on with more creations tomorrow, but I have some work to do for Monday so I will need to be awake early.

This beauty will be enterred into the following challenges:

I love Pro-markers challenge #51 anything goes
Totally Tilda Challenge #15 Tilda with lots of love
Cupcake Craftroom February Challenge
Diecut Dreams Challenge # 82 Lots of hearts no sentiment
C.R.A.F.T Challenge 88

Side View

Close up 

 Bottom of card

Items used:

  • Tilda stamp
  • Nessties
  • Papers from bearly mine
  • Ribbon from market
  • Nellie Snellen flower punch and branch punch
  • Card stock from stash
  • Jewels from stash
  • Heart trinket from stash

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Thanks for all your comments

Good evening everyone

I just wanted to thank you all for your lovely comments and for visiting my blog.

Thanks to Kevin for promoting my blog - I am off to visit the other blogs now and will be back over the weekend with a few new cards.