Wednesday, 28 November 2012

DT Card for Fab 'n' Funky Challenge


Hello, my wonderful creative friends
I hope you are all having a good week. I really feel for those affected by the awful weather we have had in the UK the last few days. I hope you are safe and dry wherever you are today.

I'm here today to tell you about our new Fab'n'Funky Challenge.
We are still celebrating our 3rd Birthday and we have made the theme even easier for you to enter this week:

use 3 of something or the number 3
(for any occasion)

We have some AMAZING prizes this week check these out:

Who are offering a £10voucher to spend in store

Who are offering  3 digis from their fabulous selection in store

Who are offering   a $20 voucher to spend in their store - with free shipping

Who are offering a choice of 5 digis from the cute digis they have in their store


Who are offering a MASSIVE prize of 
a £50 voucher
 to spend in their store
How great is that!

 Cult Pens are also  offering a discount of 10% in their store
to all you Fab'n'Funky fans - just use the code
 FNF2012 
It's valid right up until the end of December


WOW!! With all those wonderful prizes you really do need to take part!!


I used a wonderful stamp from one our sponsors Flonz stamps.
I love this peacock and I used one of my favourite colours too.
The image was stamped onto Brilliance Pearlescent ink so it has a wonderful shimmer which unfortunately you cannot see on my photo. Just added a tiny touch of colour with Pomarkers on the body.


Items Used:
Brilliance ink pad - jade
Papers - Papermania Capsule collection and Happy Days
Cheery Lynn Dancing Doily Lace Border ( borrowed from a friend!)
Spellbinders Floral ovals
Pearls coloured with Promarkers.
Craftwork cards sentiment.
Rezin flower and seam binding from stash

So if you pop over to the Fab n Funky blog you will be able to see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the Design Team and see who were the winners of the last challenge.
I do hope lots of you will be able to join in this time.


I would like to enter this card into the following fabulous challenges:

Party Time Tuesday - Anything Goes
One Stitch at a Time - Fabric/Ribbon/lace
Glitter n Sparkle - Ribbon and/or Lace
Delicious Doodles - Things that Fly (I did check first to make sure that peacocks can fly!!!)
Pile it on - Anything but Christmas
Crafts and Me - Ribbon or trim

Okay, that's all from me for now. Thanks so much for stopping and taking a look at my card.
 Now it my favourite time - to check out what you have all been up to today.
Bye for now
Hugs 





Sunday, 25 November 2012

DT Card for Joanna Sheen Challenge - Anything goes except Christmas


Good Morning to you all, I hope you are having a great weekend.

Today I'm here to tell you about the new Joanna Sheen Challenge. The theme for the next 2 weeks is

Anything Goes  - Excluding Christmas !

as usual the wonderful prize is a £15 voucher to spend in the Joanna Sheen online shop.

I was nice to have a break from making Christmas cards although I have to admit I do love making them.
For this challenge I was sent some Joanna Sheen Haberdashery Sewing Machine stamps. It's a fabulous set with lots of images to choose from.
I used the sewing machine and cotton reel images from the same set.


Items used:
Ink Stamp ~ Joanna Sheen Haberdashery Sewing machine coloured with Promarkers
Lili of the valley corner swirls
Papers ~ First Edition Noir et Chic 
Memory Box Corner Bow die
Buttons from stash

If you pop over to the Joanna Sheen Challenge you will be able to see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team and see who were the winners of the last challenge.


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
The Artistic Stamper  - Anything Goes
Emergency Crafters - Anything goes
The Stamping Shack - Anything Goes


Thank you so much for all your wonderful comments on my cards this week, you really are so kind and it helps my confidence so much.

Bye for now
Hugs




Saturday, 24 November 2012

DT Card For A Gem of A Challenge ~ Paper Piecing


Hello again my wonderful crafty friends.
I'm so glad it's the weekend, even though we have nothing special planned I just love having all the family at home with me. 

Today is a the start of a new A Gem of a Challenge
Our theme for the next two weeks chosen by the lovely Debbie is

Paper Piecing 


The prize for the lucky winner is 4 Digi images of your choice from Pink Gem Design...{subject to availability}

I couldn't wait to make a card with this adorable penguin which comes in a set with 2 other cuties.
The gorgeous papers are also from Pink Gem Designs, they really print out so beautifully

One of the good things about used digi papers was that I could place the image directly onto the papers before I printed them which made it much easier to paper piece the presents and hat.
 Items used:
Digi Stamp ~ Pink Gem Designs Penguin set 2 paper pieced and coloured with Promarkers
Digi Papers ~  Pink Gem Designs Licorice Ice
Stickles ~ Stardust
Memory Box frosty border
Spellbinders circle and scalloped circles
Silver gems from stash.

If you pop over A Gem of a Challenge you will be able to see the wonderful creations make by the rest of the 'The Pinks' and see who were the winners of the last challenge


I would like to enter this card into the following fabulous challenges:

Bearly Mine - Snowflakes
Fashionista Challenge - Blue Christmas
Fussy and Fancy - Feeling Blue
Crafty Ann's - Birds and/or Animals
Crafts and Me - Circles 
Allsorts Challenge - Bring on the Bling
Totally Gorjuss- Don't be Square!


Thank you for taking the time to look at my blog today, I really do appreciate it.
I'll be back again tomorrow!!
I hope you all have a fabulous weekend.
Bye for now
Hugs 



Friday, 23 November 2012

DT card Stampin' for the Weekend Challenge- Texture


Good Morning to you all my wonderful creative friends.
I'm back again, I did warn you that you'd be fed up with me by the end of the week!


Anyway, this time I'm here to tell you about the new Stampin' for the Weekend Challenge.
Our fabulous theme for the next 2 weeks is:

Texture
Add something with texture (lace,cheesecloth,tulle,fabric,embossing,flowers etc)
We are really lucky to be sponsored by the fabulous In2Stamps who have provided a voucher to their store!

This is the birthday card I made for my father-in-law. He is a steam train and model railway fan so when I saw this fabulous image at Mos Digital Pencil I knew it would be perfect for him. He even has a grey moustache too! It's great that Mo seems to have just the right image for everyone.


Items Used:
Digi stamp - Mos Digital Pencil The Engineer coloured with Promarkers
Papers - Papermania Happy Days
Sentiment Ticket - Freebies I think were from 'When Scrap Hits the Fan' (not sure if they are still available)
Memory Box Die- Mini Scallop border
Craftwork cards shaped card
Jute Mess Ribbon and Twine from Stash
Fineliner pen for faux stitching


If you take a look on the Stampin' for the Weekend Blog  you will be able to see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team.

I would like to enter this card into the following fabulous challenges:
Mos Digital Challenge - Don't be Square!
MAWTT  - Let's Go Dotty ( hope my embossed dots count, if not please feel free to delete!)
Divas By Design - Use 2 or more patterned papers
The Little Red Wagon - Boy oh Boy
Totally Papercrafts - All stitched up


Right then, that's it for now, time for me to check out what you have all been up to today.
Thanks for stopping and looking at my card today, it means a lot to me.
Bye for now
Hugs 




Thursday, 22 November 2012

DT card for Lili's Little Fairies - Anything Goes!!

Hello to you all, my wonderful crafty friends.
I'm back again as today is the start of a new challenge over at Lili's Little Fairies.
The theme this week is everyone's favourite

Anything  Goes

Our Sponsor this week are Lili of the Valley and they have kindly donated at £10 voucher to be spent on their fantastic website.


I felt like having a change from the cute or girly and decided on a more traditional style of Christmas card.
This gorgeous image is a lovely size and fun to colour.
I really must apologise for the terrible photo. I was quite disappointed, for some reason my red card looks like orange, I don't know why that is. This card really does look so much better in real life!




Sideways view to try and show the gold embossing of the image


Items Used
Ink Stamp - Lili of the Valley Christmas Baubles coloured with Promakers
Gold Embossing powder
Spellbinders Resplendent Rectangles (borrowed from a friend, now on my wish list!)
Cheery Lynn Die Holly Leaves
Cheery Lynn Die Lace Corner Deco A
Papers Dovecraft Vintage Christmas
Sentiment stamp Crafty Impressions


If you pop along to the Lili's Little Fairies Challenge you will see the wonderful variety of creations made by the rest of the design team.


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:

Stamping Sensations - Traditional Christmas
Penny Black and More - Any Die Will Do
Winter Wonderland - Oh Baubles!!!
Dies to Die for - Christmas (items available in store - Spellbinders, Cheery Lynn Dies and Promarkers)

Thank you for taking the time to look at my blog today, I really do appreciate it.
I'll be back again tomorrow.
Bye for now
Hugs 





Wednesday, 21 November 2012

DT Card for Fab 'n' Funky Challenge #148 It's our Birthday!!


Good Morning Everyone

Well, it party time now as the Fab 'n' Funky Challenge is celebrating it's 3rd Birthday.!!!
So we have a two week celebration for you, with lots of fabulous sponsors and wonderful prizes!

Our challenge theme is

***  Birthdays and Three  ***
 We would like you to make something for a birthday and have the number 3 or 3 of something on it.

And guess what... we have 3 sponsors so we will have 3 lucky winners!!

and

and 

by Kathryne

The Design Team were given the chance to use some wonderful images from our sponsors.
I picked this cute penguin from Bugaboo Stamps.



Items Used:
Digi stamp - Bugaboo Birthday Penguin Balloon coloured with Promarkers
Papers ~ First Edition Up and Away
Memory Box Die Simple Banner
Craftwork Cards Sentiment
Woodward Star Punch

If you pop over to the Fab 'n' Funky Challenge blog you will be able to see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team and see who were the winners of our last challenge.
We will be continuing with our theme next week and Judith has lined up a FAB new sponsor with an amazing prize - you really don't want to miss it!!


I would like to enter my card into to following fabulous challenges:
Top Tip Tuesday - Kids and Teens
Eureka Stamps - for the kids
Incy Wincy Designs - Hip to be Square
MAWTT - Seeing stars
Send A Smile 4 Kids - Anything Goes ( for a child)


Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today, I really do appreciate it. Your continued support means so much to me.
Bye for now
Hugs 



Monday, 19 November 2012

DT card for Sketch n Stash Challenge #101 Doreen's Sketch

Hello again everyone

This is my second post of the day if you you like to see my DT card for the Card Mania Challenge you can scroll down the page to the previous post.

So, as promised, I'm back with my DT card for the Sketch n Stash Challenge.
Our sketch this week was designed by the gorgeous and talented Doreen
We are sponsored by the fabulous Lili of the Valley with the prize of a £10 to spend online - lucky you!!

So here's my card, I used another one of my favourites from Lili of the Valley. As you will see I have rotated the sketch to fit the shape of my image



Here's Doreen's fabulous sketch:

Items Used:

Ink stamp ~ LOTV Teddy with Robin coloured with Promakers
Papers - Papermania Home for Christmas
Senitment Stamp ~ Wild Rose Sudio
Memory Box Die ~snowflake corner
Embossing Folders - Cuttlebug  -snowflakes
                         Crafts Too - stars
Viva Decor Pearl Pen  ~ Ice White from MCH
Glamour Dust

If you take a look on the Sketch n Stash Challenge Blog you will be able to see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team and see who were the winners of the last challenge

I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:

MMCS - Winter Wonderland
Bunny Zoe - Winter
Sparkles Monthly Challenge - Christmas is coming
Creatalicious - Winter
Christmas card Challenges - Double Embossing ( I used 2 embossing folders, hope that counts?)
Glitter n Sparkle - lots of layers
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - challenge #190 recipe
Paper Creators Crafts - All about Christmas


Thank you so much for taking the time to look at my cards today, I know I always say it but I honestly am very grateful for you support and encouragement. It means so much!
Bye for now
Hugs 


DT card for Card Mania Challenge - Pearls and Swirls

Good Morning everyone. I hope you all had a good weekend.

Well, last week was a fairly quiet one on my blog but I will definitely be making up for it in the next few days. I warn you, you may be fed up with me by the end of the week!!

So, I had better get started then. Today sees the start of a new Card Mania Challenge and this week the theme is 

Pearls and Swirls


The sponsor this time is the wonderful A Day for Daisies  
The prize for the lucky winner is a $12 gift voucher to spend online.

The Design Team were very lucky to be able to choose a digi-stamp from A Day for Daisies. There are so many gorgeous ones to choose from it took me ages to decide.
Here is my card:

Items used:
Digi-stamp - A Day for Daisies Walking on a flower coloured with Promakers
Papers - Papermania Lucy Cromwell
MFT DienamicsDie ~ fancy flourish
Woodward flower puches
Martha Stewart punch around the page ~vintage floral
Craftwork cards sentiment

If you take a little look over on the Card Mania Blog you will see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team and see who were the winners of the last challenge

I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Corrosive Challenge- Flutter By
J+C Creations - Floral Delights
Charisma Cards - Keep you cool - used cool colours
OSCC- Monochrome
The Stamping Shack - Anything Goes


Right, then that's all for now but I'll be back later with my DT card for the Sketch 'n' Stash Challenge
Thanks for stopping by my blog, I really do appreciate it
Bye for now



Thursday, 15 November 2012

DT card for Lili's Little Fairies - Food Glorious Food!


Good Morning everyone, I hope you are having a good week.
Firstly, I 'd like to say a big welcome to all my new followers, thank you so much for being there and for choosing to follow me!

Well, it's Thursday already and that means the start of a new Challenge at Lili's Little Fairies
This time the theme is another title to get you singing!!

Food Glorious Food !!

The Sponsor this week is the wonderful J & C Creations, they have kindly donated at £10Voucher to be spent on the fantastic website

So, for my card I had no hesitation in inking up this cutie. I haven't used this stamp for a while, it was really good to be reminded of it again. I used this weeks fabulous sketch from Sketch Saturday Challenge for my layout.



Items Used:
Image - Lili of the Valley - I baked a cake coloured with Promakers
Papers - Dovecraft back to Basics III
Memory Box - Party lantern die
Woodware Punch - Multi Christmas Flower
Spellbinders - circle and scalloped circle
Ribbon, Lace and pearls from stash


If you pop over to the Lili's Little Fairies Challenge you will be able to see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team. Just one word of warning, it may make you hungry!!

I would like to enter this card into the following fabulous challenges:

Sketch Saturday  - week 233 - fabulous sketch
Sweet Stamping - anything goes
Allsorts - Young at heart
Crafty Pad - Cake!
Eclectic Ellapu - Pink and Cream
Whoopsi Daisy - Pastel colours
Oldie but Goodie - Anything but Christmas (ribbon, lace, spellbinders and ink stamp are over 6 months old)
Papertake Weekly - Flower Power
Crafty Cardmakers - More than one punch and/or die



Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today, I really do appreciate it , your support means so much to me.
Bye for now
Hugs 


Saturday, 10 November 2012

DT card for A Gem of a Challenge - Ribbons and Lace

Hello everyone, I hope you are all having a good weekend so far.
Today is my first Design Team card for A Gem of a Challenge. I honestly feel so lucky to have been picked to join such a wonderful and friendly team.

The theme for the next 2 weeks set by the gorgeous Sazzle is

Ribbon and Lace


The prize for the lucky winner is 4 Digi images of your choice from Pink Gem Design...{subject to availability}

It took me ages to choose which of Janet's images to use for this challenge, I love them all!! I finally decided on this sweet girlie called  Sunflower Sprinkles because I wanted to make a little card to cheer up a friend who hates the dark Winter months.
The wonderful sentiment is also from Pink Gem and works so well with the image I think  I love to use digi stamp sentiments, its so handy to be able so adjust the size to fit the image.

Items Used.
Digi Stamp - Pink Gem Designs ~ Sunflower Sprinkles coloured with Promarkers
Sentiment - Digi stamp Pink Gem Designs sunshine and Smiles
Papers - First Edition Boho Chic
Spellbinders - large circles and scalloped circles
Ribbon, lace and dew drops from stash.
Papermania Kraft card

If you pop over to the A Gem of a Challenge blog you will be able to see the rest of the gorgeous creations made by 'the Pinks' team and also see who were the winners of the last challenge.


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Totally Papercrafts - cute and girly
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes



Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today, I really do appreciate it and your support means so much to me.
I hope you all have an enjoyable weekend, whatever you might be up to.

Bye for now
Hugs 





Friday, 9 November 2012

DT card for Stampin' for the Weekend - All Stitched Up


Good Morning to you all. 
Yippee, Friday at last! I'm looking forward to the weekend and spending some time with my family.

Well, I'm back again with another DT card and this time it the Stampin' for the Weekend Challenge
Our theme for the next 2 weeks is

All Stitched Up -  real or faux stitching.

we have 2 fab sponsors this time
So, for my card I have done a bit of hand stitching and faux stitching too. The papers I have used are in fact Christmas ones but seemed to work well with design. I took this photo in the sun so it's a bit on the bright side!


Items used:
Digi Stamp ~ Teddy Bea Love letters 008 coloured with Promarkers
Papers ~ Papermania Home for Christmas
Papermania Kraft card
Papermania Tri-Boss Embossing Folder - Boofle Patchwork
Sentiment ~ Personal Impressions - Everyday Words
ribbon and seam binding from stash

I would like to enter my card into the follow fabulous challenges:

Crafts and Me - reds
Teddy Bo and Co - anything goes with Teddy Bo and Co image
Creative Inspirations - Red for Remembrance
Kaboodle Doodles - anything goes
Paper Crafting Journey - anything goes
Top Tip Tuesday -  We're all heart

If you pop over to the Stampin' for the Weekend blog you will be able to see the wonderful creations by the rest of the Design Team and see who were the winner of the last challenge.

I hope you all have a good day, I'll be back again tomorrow!! I'm off now to catch up with what you have all been up to today

Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today, I really do appreciate it and your support means so much to me.
Bye for now
Hugs 

Thursday, 8 November 2012

DT card for Lili's Little Fairies - All Things Bright and Beautiful!

Good Morning everyone
I'm back again, this is certainly a busy week for my DT cards. I'm not complaining though, I really feel so lucky to be a part of such wonderful and friendly teams.

Today is a new Lili's Little Fairies Challenge and the theme this week is

All Things Bright and Beautiful
Our Sponsor this week is The Ribbon Girl  they have kindly donated at £10Voucher to be spent on the website.

So here is my card, using one of my (many) favourite images. I think you could say it's definitely bright! 


Close up of the image because those mice are just so cute!


Items Used
Ink Stamp ~ Lili of the Valley Potting Shed coloured with Promarkers
Papers are old ones which were free with a magazine
Memory Box Cherry Blossom Die
Nellie Snellen Floral Punches
Marianne Design Creatables - Flowers & Leaves
Pearls from stash

If you get a chance please pop over to look on the Lili of the Valley Challenge blog, the rest of the design team have made some wonderful cards for your inspiration.


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenge
The Pink Elephant - use your favourite colouring medium - Promarkers
Passion for Promakers - in the garden
Inky Impressions - Birthdays
Bearly Mine - Anything Goes
Flutterby Wednesday - Anything goes - include a butterfly or fairy ( just small butterflies on the image so hope this still counts, if not feel free to delete it)
Fussy and Fancy - Pearls and Flowers

Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today, I really do appreciate it and your support means so much to me.
Bye for now
Hugs 

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

DT card for Fab n Funky Challenge - Bingo

Good Morning to you all my wonderful friends and blogging buddies.

It Wednesday again so that means the start of a new Fab 'n' Funky challenge
This time our host is the lovely and talented Rachel and she had designed a fab Bingo board to use.
Just chose any line you fancy - across, up, down or diagonal and let us know which you have used on your project.
Unfortunately, I am having trouble uploading a copy of the board onto my blog but if you click here you will be able to see it.

For this challenge we are sponsored by the wonderful Stamp Fairy and the DT were very lucky to be able to use some of their gorgeous images

For my card I chose the line : Twine /Embossing / Kraft card


Items Used:
Digi Stamp - Stamp Fairy Mimi Winter. Coloured with Promarkers
Marianne Design Tree(LR0136)
Memory Box Country Landscape
Cuttlebug Embossing folder Snowflakes
Craftwork Cards Sentiment
Martha Stewart Doily Lace border punch


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
LEJ Designs - use die cut and/or punches
Cupcake Craft - Get Krafty
Whoopsi Daisy - Christmas cards
Created with Love - Christmas - no red or green
Live and Love Crafts - #5 Christmas
Papertake weekly - Anything goes - optional Christmas
Crafty Creations - No flowers

Right, time for me to have a look around your lovely blogs and see what you have all been up to.
Thanks for stopping and looking at my card today, I really do appreciate it.
Bye for now
Hugs to you all




Monday, 5 November 2012

DT card for Sketch 'n' Stash Challenge 100 Free Sketch

Hello Again!
This is my second post of the day, if you would like to see my Card Mania card you can click here or scroll down.

As promised, I'm back with my DT card for the Sketch n Stash Challenge.

This week we are up to number 100 on our sketch challenges and this time you get to pick your favourite Sketch 'n' Stash sketch.

YOU CAN PICK ANY SKETCH FROM OUR SKETCH 'n' STASH CATALOGUE.
PLEASE REMEMBER : TO POST A PICTURE OF THE SKETCH YOU HAVE CHOSEN TOGETHER WITH YOUR CREATION.
You can flip the sketch and add flowers as you wish but we must recognise the original sketch.
Also please tell us what your new/neglected stash is that you used on your creation

Our wonderful sponsor for this challenge is Saturated Canary with the prize 2 digis - lucky you!!

The DT were very lucky to be able to choose digi from Saturated Canary to used for this challenge. I have seen this image a couple of times so knew straight away that I wanted to make a card with her.
I used some of my favourite Maya Designs papers for this card,  they really gorgeous.


I used sketch number 47 here it is:

Items used

Digi Stamp ~ Saturated Canary Catching Butterflies coloured with promarkers
Papers ~ Maya designs Life in the Country
Dies~ Memory Box Vivienne Butterfly
Dienamics die~ Flower trio 
Whimsy corner die
Woodware small butterfly punch
Craftwork cards sentiment.

If you pop along to the Sketch n Stash Challenge Blog you will be able to see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team and see who were the winners of the last challenge

I would like to enter this card into the following fab challenges:

The Crafty Pad - anything goes
Flutterby Wednesday - anything goes( must include butterfly or fairy)
Card Crater's Circle - Patterned Paper
CRAFT challenge - birthdays
Creative Inspirations - Let's Celebrate!
MMCS - bold and Bright

Right, that's all from me for now. Once again I would like to thank you for taking the time to look at my blog. Your support and encouragement really does mean a lot.
Bye for now
Hugs




DT card for Card Mania Challenge - Embossing


Good Morning to you all my wonderful friends and blogging buddies.
I hope you all had a good weekend. Mine was good, it just went too quickly that's all!

Anyway, today is the start of a new Card Mania Challenge and for the next two weeks the theme is 
Embossing   (wet and/or dry)

our sponsor is the wonderful Whimsy Digi Stamps and the prize is 5 digis of your choice


The design team were lucky to have some gorgeous digis from Whimsy Stamps to use for the challenge.
I chose this gorgeous angel. I used 2 embossing folders for the background.


Items Used:
Digi Stamp ~ Whimsy Stamps Touched by Love coloured with Promakers
Spellbinders ~ Fleur de Lys  squares
Embossing folders ~ Couture Creations Washed Away
          ~ Cuttlebug Snow Dots
Memory Box die ~ Country Landscape
Cheery Lynn die ~ Holly Corner
Viva Decor Pearl Pen  ~ Ice White from MCH

Oh my goodness, if you get a chance check out the Card Mania Challenge blog, the design team's creations are stunning. You will also be able to see who were the lucky winners of the last challenge.



I would like to enter this card into the following fabulous challenges:
Addicted to Stamps- things with wings
Hooked on crafts- Christmas, no red or green
Alota Rubber stamps Challenge 94, Blue and White
Cute Card Thursday - Fairies and Angels
Divas by Design - Feeling Festive

Thank you so much for taking the time to look at my blog today, I'll be back later with my DT card for the Sketch n Stash Challenge
Bye for now
Hugs 



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