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Tuesday 26 March 2013

A huge apology

I am so sorry to Kelly and all the rest of the DT from Dutch Dare team I forgot last weeks post
My Daughter has been very poorly and had a spell in hospital (she is mending now) so my mind hasnt really been on card making
Better late than never
There is still a little over a day to join in the challenge is shaped cards
The sponsor is Sassy Studio Designs
I have used the lovely image
Coloured in promarkers
Stamped Sentiment
Stamped Butterfly
Flowers/Feather from stash
Liquid Pearls
Thank you for looking

Monday 25 March 2013

Anything Goes

Anything Goes is the new challenge over at Squgglefly
I have used this oh so cute image
Oopsie Turtle by Fawn Palmer
coloured with promarkers
glossy accents on his shell
Distress ink 
what a lovely versatile image

I would like to enter this into
Glitter n Sparkle - Animals
Wags 'n Whiskers - Friendship

Sunday 24 March 2013

Happy Birthday

Love this image and just right for a special friends Birthday
Image from Saturated Canary
Coloured with promarkers
Background - Happy Birthday stamp with distress ink
Flowers/Bling - The Ribbon Girl
glossy accents on cherry
Liquid Pearls
Heart Punch
DP- Stampin Up
Thank you for looking

Challenges Entered
I Love Promarkers - Anything Goes
Inky Impressions - Flowers
Bearly Mine - Anything Goes
LEJ Designs - Add flowers
Saturated Canary - read all about it - Text stamped on background
Creative Creations - Letter B - Bling /Birthday/Banner
Robyns Fetish - Food or Drink (cupcake)
Pretty Little Ribbon Blog - Happy Birthday

Tuesday 19 March 2013

Flowers Galore

A lovely new Challenge awaits you over at 
Flowers Galore
There is a wonderful prize of a stamp pop across and have a looksy
I have used this lovely stamp
coloured with promarkers
Flower Die
Thank you for looking

I would like to enter this into
Stamping Sensations - The Great Outdoors
Lacy Sunshine - Layer it up
Alota rubber stamps - Spring
QKR Stampede - Dreaming of spring
Moving along with the times - Spring

Friday 15 March 2013


A new challenge awaits you over at Desert Island Crafters

 This week we are being sponsored by:

Jellypark is offering up 5 digi stamps of choice to the winner of this challenge.  And here's our new itinerary - remember to use at least 3 items from it, but we love it when you challenge yourself to use as many as you can:

1. Rabbits/Bunnies
2. Use lots of YELLOW
3. Add a charm(s)
4. 3 or more patterned papers
5. Flowers
6. Sentiment on front of card
7. Hearts
8. Ribbon
9. Use paper piecing (PIECING - not pieRcing)
10. Torn or roughed-up edges
on my project I used

St Patricks Day

Over at Digi Galore this fortnights challenge is
ST Patricks Day
We are sponsored by Bugaboo
and I have used one of there fun images
Coloured with promarkers
Paper is from Digital Delights
Edge Die - Crafty Sentiments
Thank you for looking

Thursday 14 March 2013

Twinkle , Twinkle

This weeks Challenge over at  
Twinkle Twinkle
we have a fab sponsor Stamp Fairy
Coloured with Promarkers
DP Back 2 Basics Dreamees
Glamour Dust
Distress Ink
Star Die
Thank you for looking

Tuesday 12 March 2013

Rose's Egg

The last day of previewing the New Stamps that go in the shop today
This one is called Rose's Egg
Coloured with promarkers
Glossy accents on the egg
Sentiment - Crafty Sentiments
Flowers - Wild Orchid Crafts
Liquid Pearls
Pink backing card is from Papermill Direct
Thank you for looking

Challenges Entered
Fashionista Challenge - Pink
Celebrate the Occasion - Spring
Creative Card Crew - Ribbon
Kadybug Crafts Ink - Spring
Papertake Weekly - 123 - 1 image  2 DP 3 Liquid Pearls
Papermill Direct - Easter

Monday 11 March 2013

Spring is near

Over at Squigglefly this week the challenge is
Spring is near as I sit and type this we are having a raging blizzard of snow
I have used the image Sweet Bunny how utterly cute is that bunny!
Sweet Bunny is by Diana Garrison and you can find it here

Coloured with promarkers
The cute little bees are a new die  
Glamour dust on the butterfly
Thank you for looking
Challenges Entered 
Incy Wincy - F is for flowers

Chicken Run

My first preview card for today
using the new Chicken Run stamp
How totally cute is she!
Coloured in promarkers
Papermania Buttons
Ribbon - Crafty Ribbons
White poppy - Wild Orchid Crafts
Everything else used from stash
Thank you for looking

Challenges Entered
Addicted to stamps - Bring on Spring lots of flowers
Challenges 4 everybody - Anything Goes
No Matter Which Clallenges - Anything Goes
Delightful Challenges - Button, bling and Embelishiment things
Card Mania - Lots of Layers

Sunday 10 March 2013

The Twilight Saga

Woooohoooo our second challenge over at 
and this month its Twilight Saga
I have'nt read the book or watched the films
so it was a bit hit and miss for me
This is what I created
the image was from Stitchy Bear stamps
Coloured with promarkers
Glossy accents on apple
Border die and fancy die from Crafty Sentiments
Tim Holtz tag
Thank you for looking

Challenges Entered
One Stitch at a Time - Anything Goes

Carrot Harvest

Day one preview card 2
Carrot Harvest -so sweet - a lovely new stamp from Crafty Sentiments
Coloured with promarkers
Peach Ribbon
Peach Flowers
Glossy accents on carrots
Thank you for looking 
Check back tommorow for another preview

Challenges Entered
Love to Create - pick 2 - Ribbon/Pearls
Allsorts - Springtime

Bunny Harvest

Day one preview
Bunny Harvest - how cute is he - a lovely new stamp from Crafty Sentiments
Coloured with promarkers
Sentiment - Crafty Sentiments
Fence Die - Crafty Sentiments
Flower Die/ Clouds - Memory Box
Thank you for looking 
Check back later for another preview

Challenges Entered
Avadares - Spring/Easter
Clearly Inspired - Die /Cuts
Loves Rubber Stamps - Anything Goes
Stampin Sensations - The Great Outdoors

Saturday 9 March 2013

Clowning about

Made this card using a lovely digi image from
Coloured with promarkers
Stickles - Firefly green on hat and xmas red on nose
Glossy accents on balloon and shoes
Docraft Buttons
Bakers Twine
Thank you for looking
Challenges Entered
All that Stickles - Green stickles (on hat)
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tueasday - Up up and away
Cupcake Craft - Sparkle
Make it Monday  - Anything Goes
Electric Ellapu - For a child
The Ribbon Girl  - Twine

Thursday 7 March 2013

Girls Rule

Today the new challenge over at Dutch Dare is
Girls Rule
We are sponsored by Lacy Sunshine
I have used this lovely image
Coloured with promarkers
Ticket Die - Crafty Sentimnets
Chipboard bird/Flower - Wild Orchid Crafts
Card Candi
Liquid Pearls
Thank you for looking
Challenges Entered
LEJ Designs - Spring
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Passion for Promarkers - for the Ladies
Ribbon Carousel - Spring is in the air
Artistic Inspirations - Things with wings
Crafty Bloggers Network - spring or pastels

Tuesday 5 March 2013

Pretty In Pink

This weeks challenge over at Crafty Sentiments is
Pretty in Pink

I have used this lovely Digi Benson Bear with Love
Printed onto white linen
You can find him here
He is coloured with promarkers
Safety Pin and Ribbon from Carfty Ribbons
Pink/White Liquid Pearls
Stamped Sentiment
Thank you for looking

Challenges Entered
Created with Love - Anything Goes
Fashionista Challenge - Pink
No Matter Which Challenges - Anything Goes
The Ribbon Girls - Add Ribbon
Totally Gorjuss - Anything with pink
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Docrafts - Anything goes

Friday 1 March 2013

My Published cards

These are my cards that were published

Basket of Flowers

Digital Image - Basket of Flowers - Crafty Sentiments
6 x 6 white card blank
Pink cardstck
Back to Basics Patterned paper
Promarkers / White gelly roll pen
Card Candi
Flowers and beads
Ribbons and Dew drops
Glossy accents and Star Dust stickles
Sticky back foam pads and double sided tape

Big Shot
Nestabilities Dies - Scalloped Circle & Plain circle
X-Cut border die - Pauline

1. Printed of Basket of flowers and coloured using promarkers and white gelly pen. Added some stickles and glossy accents
2. Cut Pink card stock to 5.5 inches and Patterned paper to 5.25 inches. Use dies to cut round image and layer. Used border die and trimmed to 5.5 inches - Adhered all these using double sided tape - and foam pads on the image once it was layered.
3. Added Candi , Flowers, Dew Drops , Sentiment and Ribbons
4. Attach to card blank using double sided tape

Claire Sweet Valentine

Digital Image - Claire Sweet Valentine - Crafty Sentiments
6 x 6 White Scalloped card blank
Mauve cardstck
Back to Basics Patterened paper
Promarkers/white gelly roll pen
Glamour Dust
Ribbon and gems
Double sided tape

Big Shot
Nestabilities Pinking circle
Crealies Creative flower die and Marianne Flower die
Gem template

1. Printed out Claire Sweet Valentine x 2 - coloured one in using promarkers and white gelly roll pen . Added stickles and gems.
2. Coloured Balloons on 2nd image and cut them out - coloured using promarkers then covered with Glamour dust and Glossy accents - attached on top of 1st image using sticky foam pads.
3. Mauve card stock was cut to 5.5 inches and patterned paper to 5.25 inches.
4. Image and sentiment and corner were trimmed with Mauve card stock. Pinking circle die was used around sentiment.
5. Attached all together adding ribbon and using double sided tape.
6. Using gem template attached pearls.
7. Cut out flower dies and attached using card candi that had been coloured then had Glossy accents and Glamour dust put on.

Desert Island Crafters Challenge

New Challenge over at Desert Island Crafters Challenge
Today's challenge is sponsored by the wonderful Rick St. Dennis
Here's our Itinerary for today's challenge:
3.Fluffy Animals
4.Pastel Colours
5.For Mom
6.Ribbon and Bows
8.A Shaped Card (not square or rectangle)
9. Fancy Edges
10. Brads or Eyelets

I used 1,3,4,6
Thank you for looking

Shady Designs - Celtic Whispers

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