Thursday, 28 August 2008

Look,I Got An Award....

I'm quite overwhelmed,to be given this award by a luvly lady,Els.It is so nice to know that someone likes my blog & has thought of me!!!!
1. The winner can put the logo on hers or his blog.
2. Link the person you received your award from.
3. Nominate at least 7 other blogs.
4. Put links of those blogs on yours.
5. Leave a message on the blogs of those you've nominated

I know most people have had this award already & I'm normally a bit slow off the mark,but this time I am going to give this award out,I luv everybody's blogs,so forgive me If you aren't on this list,but could go on forever,lol!!!!


Please go look at Els blog too,she makes gorgeous cards.
Thanx for stopping by :o)xxx

Wednesday, 27 August 2008

House Mouse Monday Challenge#2~Lace...

Yey....It's House Mouse time again,lol!!!!
This weeks challenge has to include lace,perfect for using my new blue lace!
I have been doing some serious HM shopping this week,I have bought some more,seeing as I only had 2.I bought the one I have used,it is called "Sweet Kiss"(HMFR1004) & the lil mouse is Monica.I also had to have the "Mouse Feet" (HMA1002) too,they are soooo cutey!!!
Paper is DCWV,card blank is Anita's,flowers from stash & button brads are MM.
I coloured the image with Promarkers.
Just to let you all know,I'm back on top form now,out shopping,driving......the world's my oyster,lol!!!! I feel like a different person,heaps better.Thankyou to everybody for your kind comments,I really appreciate it.
Thanx for stopping by :o)xxx

Friday, 22 August 2008

CCT #24~Bright Colours....

Will this do,do you think it is bright enough?!!!!
The challenge over at Cute Card Thursday this week is to use bright colours,so I chose Orange.
Ppaer is K& Co Neopolitan,the image is Alota,Country Girl-Standing,I bought the image from ebay
Diane asked me to give her ebay shop a mention,she has all the latest images,have a look!!!
I hand punched the flowers & the middles.I coloured image with Promarkers,rest from stash.
TFL :o)xxx

Thankyou Shelly.....

I got a really sweet surprise in the post yesterday,this fabby card & PB 12 days of christmas images,from Shelly
Shelly,thankyou or Merci!!!! (Shelly lives in France,lol!!!) I just adore these lil images & have coloured them all in this afternoon.
The card you sent me is just so beautiful,everything about it is great,esp the lil dog brad.
It really made my day,Thanx chick,MWAH!!! :o)xxx

Duplicate Pro Markers...

Just been using my fabby Promarkers & have got duplicates (Brand New) of 2 colours,Grass (Green) & Yellow.If anybody wants to swap these colours for any they have duplicates of,that would be brilliant.Let me know either on here or via email,Thanx :o)xxx

Tuesday, 19 August 2008

House Mouse Monday Challenge#1~New!!...

I have found a challenge blog that really,really appeals to me! House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge
I just luvvvvvvvvvvv House Mouse stamps,AWWWWWWWWWWWWWW,they are sooo cute,lol!!!!
They are even better than H&S,I know,you didn't think you would catch me saying that,but I just could sit staring at HM stamps for hours (& have been,lol!!!),just 1 prob, I only have 2,so I was wondering if anybody has some, we could maybe do an image swap,please?xxxxxx ;o)x

For my card I used "Blankey,"he is a Happy Hopper & with the theme being New,I made a new baby card.
I cut the card front off into a triangle shape & used Distress Inks to colour the image & distress the edges.I also stamped the Magnolia flourishes with it too & the sentiment,using Tattered Rose ink.The papers are MAMBI Vintage.Flower was sent to me by Rach
The spacer in middle of flower from ebay & sparkly brad is PM.
I hope you will join in the new challenge.TFL :o)x

Penny Black Saturday Challenge #9~Ribbons...

For this weeks challenge over at Penny Black Saturday Challenge ,I used an image sent to me by Fran.Fran has used this image recently & said it is called,"Fly Away".
I coloured the image with Distress Inks,I also inked the ribbon & edges with it too (Antique Linen).
Rub on sentiment & gems are PM.

Friday, 15 August 2008

Just For Fun...

This is 1 of the cards I made the other day,I made about 7,I got carried away!!!
The paper is PM Sweet Nothings,image PB,coloured with Promarkers,added Stickles to cake.
The ribbon & buckle are from stash,pink card is Bazzil Bling.Gems are PM.

I'm ready for a lil challenge now,(after my rest!),so will be back soon,hopefully.TFL :O) XXX

Sarah's Cards Competition...

Hi! It's been a while.I took a lil break & then got an email from Sarah to say she is running a competition on her blog.
You have to use any kit from her shop & include 3 papers,2 blooms & 1 ribbon.
I bought last months kit & it was sooo fab I have subscribed to rcv it every month!!!
I used 3 diff papers & stencilled the edges with faux stitching.
2 blooms & 1 ribbon that I threaded a matching heart brad through to secure.I added a gem to the centre of the brad.
The Tilda image was coloured with Promarkers.
The rub on in the top left cnr is BG Boxer & the sentiment is Hero Arts.
Wish me luck,I'm off to post on Sarah's blog now,the comp ends at midnight tonight.TFL :o)xxx

Tuesday, 12 August 2008

An Award...

2 Luvly ladies have given me this award,Sharon
& Natalie
Thankyou sooo much,you are really kind for thinking of me.I have looked and everybody has already got it,some several times,lol!!!
I will leave it here & nominate everyone that visits my blog,you are all fab & such nice people.

Monday, 11 August 2008

Penny Black 9~Sketch 2....

I have gone Pink crazy this week,seeing as we weren't allowed to use it last week,lol!!!!
I followed this weeks sketch over on Penny Black Saturday Challenge
I used the new Doodlebug papers & some matching Paper Frills,rub on is PM,Prima flowers,PM gems,image coloured with Promarkers,stickles on tutu,all edges coloured with Twinkling H20'S.

I'm taking a break from a few challenges,as I think I'm over facing myself with them,if you know what I mean,lol!!! I think my mojo keeps going because there are so many!!!!
I have made some cards just for fun over the weekend & really enjoyed them,just relaxing,no rules to follow or colour schemes,it was nice.

I'm still on the mend,bruising is fading & still in quite a bit of pain,but not having the awful probs I was having before is fantastic! I was curious to know what my insides look like now,after the op,so Paul found it all on Google.... O DEAR....I felt quite queesy,lol!!!! I'm very squeemish with blood & stuff!!!! It was interesting to see though,different to what I was expecting.

Right,I'm off to potter about & Blog-hop!!!

Cute Card Thursday 22 ~ The Two Of Us....

The challenge over at CCT
this week is Just The Two Of Us.I used my new stamp from Spiral Whisper designed by Kerry Steptoe.I made the image 3D with foam pads on the boy & the ladybird.Paper is Dovecraft,star brad is PM,coloured with Promarkers & edged with Distress ink,ribbon from stash.
Tfl :o)xxx

Friday, 8 August 2008

I have been Tagged...

I have been tagged by Natalie & Gill,sorry it took me so long ladies,but still not my old self yet,lol!!!

The rules are .....
1. Link to the person who “tagged” you.
2. Post the rules on your blog.
3. Write six random things about yourself.
4. Tag six people at the end of your post.
5. Let each person know that they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.
6. Let the tagger know your entry is posted on your blog.
Here are six random things about me:

1) I can speak spanish.I took myself off to college & passed with 9/9 & a certificate to prove it!!!

2) I have been on T.V,Living in the Sun.Paul & I wanted to move to Spain a few years ago (hence learning Spanish!!!).The producers found us through a website & invited us onto the programme.We had a brilliant time.

3)I gave birth to Bradford's biggest baby! My son weighed 14lb at birth (yep 1 stone!!!) & we were on the front page of our local newspaper!!!! My daughter wasn't far behind him at 11lb 2oz.

4) I HATE SPIDERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

5) I luv Pink,everything has to be Pink,my car,clothes,shoes,sun chair........

6) I luv Sunflowers.If they have a ladybird on them,even better!

I think most people have been tagged by now,so will leave it open to anybody who would like to have a go,for fun.
Will be back later with some cards.TFL :O)XXX

Wednesday, 6 August 2008

Bev's Blog Candy....

Bev is offering some great blog candy
She is celebrating 20,000 hits!!!!
The draw takes place Sat 9th Aug 6pm.Go have a look :o)x

Tuesday, 5 August 2008

My new Card Kit...

Look at this lil box of treasures,lol!!!!

My 1st kit from arrived & I'm delighted with all the contents.The paper is just delicious(Sassafras-Life Is Beautiful),Bazzill cardstock,Stickles,fab quality ribbons,blooms & 15 diff size cards & envelopes,phew!!! &.... all that for £11.50 with FREE p&p!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I have ordered before from Sarah & the service is great,everything arrives the next day,all packed nicely & it really does feel like you have a lil box of treasure!!!!

I instantly made a card,using my new Rachelle Anne Miller stamp.It is soooooo cutsey & is called Peek-A-Boo.I bought 2 from
I also have Playtime,2 lil cute tortoise,awwww!!!!!
Thankyou for looking :o)xxx

New Stamps (Spiral Whisper)...

You Like?!!!!!
These are the new Max & Milly stamps,designed by Janet Roberts ( for
I only bought 2 Max stamps,as I never make boyish type cards & thought it was about time I made the effort (can't use PINK,eeek!!!!) & these gorgeous lil stamps are just soooo fab to work with & so luvable.I will deffo be buying more & some Milly ones too.
Images were coloured with Promarkers,papers are mag freebies,ribbons & thread in buttons are SU,buttons are BG,Zoomz from
Sentiments are by Craftwork Cards (
Right,that's me up to date,off to find more challenges,have a luvly day,TFL :O)XXX

Sarah Kay Sunday Challenges #5...

This weeks challenge is to use 3 Buttons & 3 Jewels.
Image is coloured with Distress inks,paper is CosmoCricket "Dutch Girl",luv these papers,must get more!!! Buttons are BG,red flower is Floradoodles,white flower is Poppicrafts,jewels (cnrs of image) are PM.Rub on sentiment is AC.

Friday Sketchers #13....

This weeks sketch is by Kimmie (Canada) & was really enjoyable.
I used a Stampingbella image,not used 1 for ages,they are so easy to use,but so effective.I used my new Cuttlebug Embossing Folder,not sure what it is called,I threw pkt away in excitement,lol!!!, it's an Argyle pattern,cardstock is Bazzil,some Bling.Coloured with water pencils (WHSmith's),sentiment is AC rub on,bling was mag freebie.

Monday, 4 August 2008

Janet's Blog Candy....

Janet ( is celebrating 15,000 hits on her blog & also the launch of her stamp designs,Max & Milly (,they are just adorable,I had 2 delivered on Saturday & they are so easy to work with,but look great.
The candy is fab & will be drawn Thursday 7th Aug.Good Luck!!! :o)x

Michelle's Blogoversary Candy...

Michelle ( is celebrating her Blogoversary,the end of her nursing course & almost 60,000 hits!!!!
The candy is just a dream,pop over & see.
The winner will be drawn Fri 8th Aug at 12.00 Noon.
Good Luck! :o)x

Monicas Blog Candy...

Monica ( is celebrating being awarded the 1st Silver 2 award in the UK, for all her SU hard work.
I'm in 1 of Monica's Stampers 10 clubs & she is so luvly,helpful & kind.
Congratulations Monica,you deserve it.
To celebrate Monica is offering a fab SU Xmas stamp set,all you have to do is tell her what your fave xmas colour combo is & then Sun 10th Aug,she will pick a winner.Good Luck!!! :o)x

Sunday, 3 August 2008

Sarah Kay Sunday Challenges #4....

Made this on Friday & forgot to post on here & on the Sarah Kay Challenges!!!! It will change today so might be still in time,if I hurry,lol!!!!
Coloured with Distress inks,paper Imaginisce,rest from stash.Corner flourish is my 99p stamps,again,soo handy!!!
TFL :o)x

Saturday, 2 August 2008

My Hairdo!!!....

Here I am with my new hairdo!!!!

Paul also took me to my local craft shop & I stocked up on everything essential,cards,glue,gems,etc....

Had a really refreshing day,getting out of the house for the 1st time since my op &..... we are off out for tea,woohoo!!!!!!

Had plenty of retail therapy online whilst recovering,here is a pic of some of my new stash...
I know,I'm a shopacraftaholic!!!!

Stamp Something~Thanks...

This weeks challenge on Stamp Something,has the theme,Thanks.
I used a Precious Moments image (from a QVC set) & coloured it with my new Promarkers,I just lurve them,wow,what a dream,I need them all,I have 17 so far,I can feel a collection coming on!!!
Paper is Imaginisce (fab quality & texture) flowers from my bottomless collection,haha!!! pearl brad is K&CO.Sentiment is rub on by Pebbles inc.I doodled the swirls & stitcing with an antique pen.Bling is PM.
Hope you likey,TFL :O)XXX

Penny Black~No Pink!!!!!!!!!!!!!.................

OMGosh! What on earth am I supposed to do?! Over on PB challenge,they aren't allowing any PINK,this week,boo-hoo,sob!!!! LOL!!!
Look at this lil chubby cutie image,Fran sent me it a while ago.
I used distress inks to colour,bits of stickles & glossing accent here & there.Paper is K&CO,button is BG,Sticky lace from stash.
Right off to sulk now,No Pink,indeed,huh!!! ;o)xxx