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Monday, 30 March 2015

Work and Play 10 - Country Life

I have had another play with the 

I decided on a shaped card, and here is one that I have'nt made for a while
The characters, trees, birds, papers, characters and cats are all from the collection.
The characters are also available as digi's

The sweet little kittie I borrowed from Milking time with Kitten

I would like to enter this into
Allsorts - Feature a Creature
Come and Get It - One for the girls
One Stitch At A Time - Anything Goes with nature
Scribble and Scrap - Anything Goes
A Gem of a Challenge - Shaped Cards

Sunday, 29 March 2015


Old Macdonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O
Have you seen the brand new release from Polkadoodles
It was only released on Friday, but I could'nt wait to get started

Work & Play 10 CD Collection - Country Life
available also as a full download here
There are also paper bundles and  emblies bundles
and all the characters are available as single digis to
Amazing -  something to suit everyone 

All my buildings and fence were cut on my portrait,using paper from the collection. but all the characters (I went for pre- coloured images) are from the CD
Milking time with Kitten awwwww totes adore

The piggy and cow from the digi section - coloured with Graph'It Markers
I have also used the little dog on his own from Dog Walking don't miss him he is so cute sitting by the fence opening
I would like to enter this into
Open Minded - Food Related
Simply Create Too Anything Goes
Simply Papercrafts - Anything Goes
CRAFT - Film - Pig
Decorate to Celebrate - Anything Goes

Friday, 27 March 2015


Another fabulous colouring challenge awaits you over at
This time it's Easter
Remember you can use any colouring medium you wish
We have a fabby sponsor this week

 I have used the sweet Crafty Sentiments image Harriet and Ragga how cute is that little bunny - I'm loving the orange and yellow Graph'Its, perfect for Spring and Easter.
Graph'It colours used
Skin 4125, 4115, 4170, 4135
Hair 1210, 1230, 1280, 3125
Orange 3125, 2180, 2160, 2150, 2110
Yellow 1280, 1250, 1150, 1140, 1110
Grey 9104, 9102, 9101
Shadow 7101
The papers and flowers used are from the CherryBlossom Lane collection.
Added some little pearls to the centers.
Cut a couple of bunnies on my potrait and stuck a little white pompom for the tails.
I would like to enter into
The Craft Barn - Yellow and Rabbits
Cute Card Thursday - Easter
Hanna and Friends - Easter
Give a Crafter a cookie - Inspiration 
Freshed brewed Designs - Bunnies
Inky impressions - Bold and Bright
CRAFT - Film - Watership Down

What I have used

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Lots Of Layers

Happy Digi Choosday
This week's challenge is
Lots of Layers
pop across here and join in the fun

For my Lots of Layers I went with a tag - I have used the wonderful Winston Collection that is available on either CD here or Download here.
 I have used Etty Shy character who you can also find on her own as a digi here

 I have used her several times before but this time added some glasses on her (these can be found in the emblies section of the download/cd).

 The flowers , sentiment,balloon, bunting and butterfly are all from the collection along with the lush papers. I just added some pearls, bling and ribbon to finish .
I would like to enter this into
CD Sunday  - Sentiment
Scribble and Scrap - Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge - Animal Friends
Come and Get It - With Wings

What I have used

Friday, 20 March 2015

Spring colours

Happy Friday today I'm sharing with you my Inspiration post for 
Spring Colours
There is a lovely sponsor this time
so why not pop by and join in the fun - You do not have to use Graph'It markers to enter

I have made a rocker card using a lovely Aurora Wings Digi called 

Coloured of course with my lovely Graph'It Markers
Skin - 4115/4125/4170/4135/4145
Hair - 3125/1280/1270/1230/1210
Oranges - 3125/2180/2160/2150/2110
Greens - 8280/8260/8220/1110
Yellow - 1180

The papers and flowers that I have used are from Dollie Daydream goes East collection. And I have finshed off with some Liquid pearls, Dew Drops and glossy accents

I would like to enter this into 
Fab 'n' Funky - Spring into colour
QKR Stampede - Think Spring
Aurora Wings - Anything Goes
CRAFT - Mothers Day/Female
Creative Knockouts - Shaped Card

What I have used

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Spring Delights

Theres a new challenge starting today over at 
and this week its
Spring Delights
as always fabulous prizes

I have used the lovely image 

coloured with Graph'it markers
the cute little birdy I cut out twice and added with foam pads to give some depth

I would like to enter this into
Catch the Bug - Spring into Spring
Little Claire's - Springtime

What I have used