Wednesday, 30 April 2008

Anniversary card...

Yesterday was mine & my husbands 19th wedding anniversary,we have been together 25 years.
I had a luvly day out with my friend yesterday,we went to a beautiful little village,with lots of nice shops!!!
I got talking to one of the shop keepers & she has taken my number to poss sell my cards,WOW!!!!I was sooo happy!!!!I didn't have any with me to show her,but just described them! Hope they ring me,would be so nice!!!
My friend loved my cards so much,she shrieked when she saw them,lol!!! She ended up buying 4 of them & then her husband,rang today & asked me to make him an Anniversary card for theirs on Friday!!!!
This is what I have made,I used this gorgeous stamp,coloured with Prismas & Zest-it.Paper is Rob & Bob,heart stamp is magnolia,sentiment was done on computer.Bling & rest from stash.
Hope they like it,I enjoyed making it :o)x

Tilda & Friends ATC...May Celebrations...

This is my entry into this weeks Tilda & Friends ATC challenge,the theme is May Celebrations.
I used Tilda with flower,with 3d sticky pads behind her.I hand stitched all around the edges of the card & added brads & gems.The word MAY is stamped with Studio G new 99p stamps.
Thankyou for looking :o)x

Tuesday, 29 April 2008

Eloise Greengrass...

This is the 2nd of the 3 fairies I bought from Stampingbella,her name is Eloise Greengrass & she is my fave!
I coloured her with Prismas & Zest-it,used new Berry Sweet papers from K&Co,inked all edges in red,gems are K&CO,ribbon from stash.
I'm going out this afternoon,with a friend & her baby,so hoping the rain holds off,as we are going to feed the ducks!!!! The ducks will be ok!!!!
Have a luvly day :o)xxx

Monday, 28 April 2008

Imogen The Fairy....

Can't believe it has taken so long to get all my birthday goodies!!!
My fairy stamps from stampingbella & my Nesties from America arrived at last,phew! Thought I was gonna bust with all the waiting!!!
I have managed to use my Nesties,I popped some card under my platform & it worked,hehe!!!Thankyou to the ladies who have answered my cry for help,I will look out for the correct platform now I know,wish I had known,like to have everything up & running.
This card was made with more B'day stash,the new Berry Sweet papers from K&CO,they are a joy!All pink & glittery & girly,with fruit & owls & all sorts of things on them,even lil monkeys!!!!
I used a fairy from Stampingbella & layered on Mirri card,sentiment is from Crafts u love,by Eat Cake Graphics.
Thankyou for looking :o)x

Jemima Puddle-Duck

Look at this months freebie with Quick Cards Made Easy,it's Jemima Puddle-Duck!!!
She is wonderful,I couldn't wait to get home & stamp her on Friday.
I used Prismas & Zest-it to colour her,then Doodlebug stripey paper & K&Co floral paper.Ribbon is HOTP,flowers are a combo of all sorts!!!
I'm sure I will be stamping her loads in diff colour combo's,as she can be used for lots of things.
Hope you like her :o)x


Hi Folks!
I just got my 3 sets of Nesties delivered at long last!!!
BUT....I think I must need some sort of adaptor with them for use in the BIGSHOT?!!!!
Anyone got any advice ,please,cos they are useless at the mo,lol!!!
Thanx :o)x

Sunday, 27 April 2008

Cute Card Thursday-Girls just wanna have fun!!!

Thought I would use Dressing Up Maggie (Sugar Nellies),as all girls like to dress up!!!!
The paper is so nice,it is Melissa Frances (freebie,then background was done with CB folder.Rub on is BG & coloured with Prismas & Sansador.
Hope you like her!

4X4 Friday-Florals...

This is my entry in to this weeks 4x4 Friday challenge,the theme is Forals.
I used the Laura Ashley stamp set around the edges & the the butterflies in the middle are the same set.
Thanx for looking :o)x

Wednesday, 23 April 2008

Tilda & Friends...Going Dotty!!!!

This is this weeks entry into the Challenge.the theme is Going Dotty!!!
I used 1 of my new Tildas,paper piced her top & socks with some dotty gift wrap from paperchase! Also punched the diff flowers from same paper.Background has been embossed with CB swiss dots folder,then rubbed over with pink ink pad & inked edges.Gems are PM.Eyelets & ribbon from stash.Coloured Tilda with Prismas & Zest-it.
I think she looks really summery & cheerful!!!
Thankyou for looking! :o)x

Classy Birds 2,3&4!!!....

Just had to show you the other 3,as I said I would on last post!!!
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Tuesday, 22 April 2008

Classy Bird 1.....

This is 1 of a set of 4 stamps,that I adore!
I have had them years & would never part with them,as they are so versatile,they look great on shrink plastic.
The set is called Women In Fancy Hats by Hero Arts.
I used more of the new Dovecraft,Hint Of Pink,papers & ribbon,white swirls stamped with new Studio G 99p stamps.Rest of stuff from stash.
I am in the process of making cards with the rest of the set & will post them as & when finished.

Monday, 21 April 2008

New Dovecraft Papers...A Hint Of Pink....

These are the new Dovecraft papers & goodies I have been raving about all weekend!!!
They are scrummy!Everything just mingles together so well & they are sooo stunning.
Hope you like them! :o)xxxx

Tilda & Co-Girly but Blue....

What a refreshing change,Blue.
I used paper by Paper Adventures (had it about a million years,lol!!!),Flowers are a combo of Flora Doodles (Joanna Sheen) & Primas & the ones I buy from Gorilla Crafts,Brad is MM,rest of stuff from stash,not sure where sentiment is from,no name on it!
TFL :o)xxx

Sunday, 20 April 2008

Stone Carvings...

This is what my husband,Paul,gets up to while I'm cardmaking!!! He is a stone-mason & makes anything out of stone.He makes me loads of sunflower things!!!
I often go to look at something & he has sold it,usually a lil table I have by my washing line to put my laundry basket & pegs on!!! He always replaces it though,so I let him off!!!
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

What a lil cutie!!!!....

Don't you just love her?!!!
I bought this stamp on ebay a few days ago,she was £1.72 & free p&p,a bargain!!!!!
I coloured her with Prismas & Zest-it.Paper was freebie,sentiment is PB from Glitterpot.Rest of stuff from stash.
I luved making this card cos it's all pinkified!!!
Yesterday I dashed off to my local craft shop ( they have just got the 3 new Dovecraft ranges in,what a dream!!!
I got the Hint of pink ,range,wouldn't you know!!!! Then they have fairies & pets.They really are all beautiful.
I got all the range except for chipboard shapes,I got some diff flowers instead,as Sam (the owner) stocks loads & loads of fab paper flowers.I got 3 diff shades of grey,unusual,I thought,so grabbed em,the Fat Daisies are so scrummy!!!
Just creating a card at mo,will show later.
Have a luvly rest of weekend :o)xxx

No Flies On Me!!!!.....

Who said I was stuck for ideas?!!!!LOL!!!!
My Hubby is brilliant,like I keep telling you!!! Yesterday he sat on comp trying to find me some ideas for my 2 challenges I was stuck on & look,tadaa!!!!!!!!!
The clown card is for the 4x4 challenge & the tobasco sauce is for the DCM challenge,yey!!!!! I did em both,ahhh,slept better knowing I had done em,heehee!!!
Hope u like em both,TFL :o)xxx

Friday, 18 April 2008

No Challenges this weekend :o(....

AWWWWWWWWW!!!! I can't take part in the usual challenges this weekend cos I don't have the appropriate stuff,I know!!!! I have millions of stash but no clowns or circus related images for the 4x4 challenge & then Daring Card Makers is Hot & Spicy & don't have anything for that either!!!!
I'm at a loose end now,I really enjoy doing these 2 aswell.
Will just have to make more cards with other stamps :o)xxxx

Thursday, 17 April 2008

Cute Card Thursday-Fellas....

This is this weeks entry into Cute Card Thursdays,male themed challenge.
Used Edwin with his tool box & tools & an Elzybells sentiment stamp,that I just luv,cos it is just what goes on in our house with my son & hubby,always carrying on over tools!!!!LOL!!!!
I used the new Boxer paper from BG,cream bazill through the distressed lines cuttlebug folder & navy bazzil to mat pic & words.Rest of stuff from stash.
Oh! must just say,I got a bottle of Zest-It delivered today & I really like it,it seams to blend easier with Prismas & smells of oranges,yum-yum!!!
I won 2 tickets to the Make it craft fair,in Bolton!!!Last time I took hubby ,cos I don't like driving too far & he hated it!!!! Think he was asleep on his feet,bless him,he is a luv!!!!!I might not go yet,will see,but it's still nice to win something from a magazine,woohoo!!!! ;O)xxx

Tracie's got B'day candy....

For anybody who hasn't been to Tracie's fabby blog already,she is celebrating her birthday by giving away a great set of stamps & 2 runner up prizes!!!
I luv visiting Tracie's blog,,as she makes such beautiful cards & is so friendly.
Take a trip over there & look at her work,aswell as entering to win her candy :o)x

Wednesday, 16 April 2008

Lim has blog candy!!!!...

Just been blog hoppin & came across Lims blog,she has hit 2,000 visits to her blog & is celebrating by giving away some absolutely gorgeous candy,but you can't have it cos it's mine,lol!!! Ok then,will let you have a go too,seeing as 3 prizes up for grabs!!! Here is her blog details,
Good Luck!

Tilda & Friends ATC Challenge....

This is my entry into the Tilda & Friends ATC Challenge,that has a theme of Wet & Windy,this week.
I chose Tilda in Wellies,although she has no coat on!!!!!
I coloured with prismas & sansador,used waterfall stickles (really like that colour)on all the rainy bits,like puddle & raindrops.Peel offs were used for the word "RAIN",then 2 diddy crystals each side of it.I inked all edges in baby blue.
Hope you like! TFL :o)xxx

My Car....

Today was M.O.T day for my lil car.I always worry that it won't pass & cost loads,even though it is still quite newish,lol!!! Paul says,it never moves off the drive so should be fine,haha!!!!
The men at the garage always remember which car it is & think it is hilarios!!!!
I was relieved to hear the words "It's passed" Phew!!!!
The mechanic then told me he had fastened all my teddies in the back,so when I looked,he had all my pink teddies that sit on the back seat,all with seat belts on,hahahahahaha!!!!!!!!!!! It really tickled me,they looked sooo cute!!!
CRAZY,I know ;o)xxxxx

Tuesday, 15 April 2008

Arte y Pico Award.....

This award was given to me by Marlene ( ago,but I wasn't sure how to transfer it across to my blog.
I really appreciate it & Marlene has been extra kind to me,helping me get into blogging,so many,many thanx,Marlene.xxxx
I wouldn't know where to start choosing the 5 people to pass it on to,so I would like to give it to all my new friends that I have met through the wonderful hobby of cardmaking,here on my blog.You are all so luvly,kind & helpfull,you all deserve this award!!! :o)x

New Stamps

I have been really busy today,my new stamps came from Funky Kits!!!!
I just had to play.I have done all 3 with the paper included with Penelope stamp,then used them on Lola's party & Teddy Two.
I added lots of my own stash.
Hope you like them!