Thursday, 28 May 2009

Cute Card Thursday #62~Bit O' Bling & Double Dutch#18~Sketch It!

This card is for 2 challenges,CCT & DD.
I have blinged Princess Anya's crown,wand & eyelids,plus some gems & baubles,so she should pass!!! I also followed the luvly DD sketch,it has all the measurements for you to follow,making it super easy.
Image is coloured with Promarkers,papers are PM Blueberry Hill,cardstock is Bazzill.
Got to dash off to the gym now,got Fitball at 10.30,so catch you all later & TFL :o)xxx

Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Passion For Promarkers #1~Anything Goes...

I have made this notebook for the new challenge Passion For Promarkers,hope it's ok,with it not being a card (will check!!!).(Promarker colours used are Rose Pink,Dusky Pink,Lemon,Yellow,Lavender,Amethyst,Cool Grey 1)
The note book I have had ages,you can tell it was from Woolworths!!!,card is Bazzill,paper is Craft Creations,image is PB "Ecarte,Splits,Piroutte",(1 of my very 1st stamps I ever bought),sewing machine used to create a mess,I mean border,lol!!! Flowers are punched,ribbon is from Poppicrafts.
I made this book for my Ballet teacher,as she has a scratty notepad & all the pages have fallen out,so hope she likes it & doesn't think I'm a lil creep,lol,lol,lol.......TFL ;o)xxx

Cute Card Thursday #61~A Sporting Chance...

I thought I would quickly join in with this weeks CCT challenge before it changes tomorrow.
I used Skater Ian by The Greetings Farm & coloured him with Promarkers (note the funky blue hair!!!),papers are BG Archaic,corners cut with Quickutz die,sentiment is CWC.Screw brads are from Poppicrafts.
I'm soo cold today,after all the luvly sunshine we have had & now this miserable cold & rain! It is supposed to be changing tomorrow & some nice weather on the way so looking forward to that!!!
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

4 Challenges & V Long Post!!!...

Had a really luvly busy BH weekend,so here are all my challenge cards together!!! This card is for the Friday Sketchers Challenge.
I coloured the Sarah Kay image with Promarkers,papers are BG Whisteria & the gorgeous crocheted flowers & butterfly were made & sent to me by Jilli (Thanx my VBFBF xx).
This weeks Just Magnolia Challenge wants us to make a different shaped card,rather than the normal square/rectangle,so I used a tag shaped card,image coloured with Distress Inks,paper is K&Co Madeline,rest from stash.

This weeks Penny Black Saturday Challenge,is Buttons Galore.
I coloured the image with Distress Inks,paper is K&Co Cut n Paste,lace is LLB,buttons from stash.

My final card for today,is for this weeks Colour Create Challenge,which is Lemon,Pink Sorbet & Chocolate.
My image is coloured with Promarkers,paper is BG Lilykate,rest from stash.
Sorry it's such a long post,I have been crafting, when I can,just not had time to post!!!
Saturday we went to Halifax,Sunday to Haworth & yesterday we went for a walk around Shipley Glen (after the gym!!!),so we have done loads of walking,the weather was beautiful,so didn't want to waste the chance to get out & about!!!
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Monday, 25 May 2009

Pollycraft Monday Challenge #16~Sue's Challenge~Monochrome...

At last,I managed to upload my DT card on here! Blogger wasn't having any of it earlier today.
This is my card for this fortnight's Pollycraft Challenge,to use Monochrome colours.
I chose green & what better than a lil green man,lol?!
The prize for this challenge is a Pollycraft stamp,so please try joining in.
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Friday, 22 May 2009

House Mouse & Friends #38~Sketch Challenge (& My New Shoes!!!)...

This weeks sketch over on HM&F was really fun & easy to use & I used my new papers again!!!
I coloured my image with Promarkers & added some gold stickles to her tutu.
The corners are peel-offs & gold dots are CWC.

I have been doing a class at the gym called "Ballet Tone",it is excellent & really gets your muscles working with all the stretches & it's great for your posture.
Some of the ladies wear ballet shoes & leg-warmers,so I have invested in some & I feel like a proper Ballerina,lol!!!

I had to have PINK,of course!!!
I hope you all have a luvly BH weekend,TFL :o)xxx

Thursday, 21 May 2009

Just Magnolia #5~A Little Sketch...

I'm sooo happy, I got my K&Co Madeline papers,YEY!!!!
I have been wanting these for ages & my luvly new friend, Liz at Frazzled Crafts,got them for me,so Big Big Thanx Liz.
If you haven't already visited Frazzled Crafts,you should,they have some fab goodies at excellent prices,delivery is super speedy & Liz is beyond helpful,so pop over & tempt yourselves!!!
I decided to use this weeks sketch on Just Magnolia & the papers are effortlessly beautiful,so it was very easy to make this card.I also bought the ephemera & have used the flowers & sentiment from them.Rest from stash.
Just been to the dentist,I cracked a back tooth,so had a filling (without anaesthetic!!!),yuk!
We had 2 viewings on our house last night & they both seemed very interested & it's advertised in tonights paper,so we will see if anything happens.
Thanx for visiting :o)xxx

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

Unscripted Sketches #06...

This is the 1st time I have joined in with the Unscripted Sketches Challenge & I really enjoyed it.
I coloured the image with Promarkers (well 1/2 of an image,lol!!!),paper is PM Blueberry Hill,rest from stash.
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Stamp With Fun #5~Shabby/Vintage...

I think this weeks SWF theme is going to be a popular one,Shabby/Vintage!!!
I ,for one,luv this look,so used another new PB image Team Teddy,coloured with just a few muted shades of Promarkers,(luv this effect,so neutral & calm).
Papers are PM Blueberry Hill,rest from stash.
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Monday, 18 May 2009

Colour Create #16~Sky Blue,Tan & Ecru...

This weeks Colour Create Challenge,is Sky Blue,Tan & Ecru.
I coloured my SN image with Promarkers,chalked the background,paper is LLB,card is Bazzill,8x8 card blank,sentiment & dots are all Craftwork Cards,rest from stash.
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Saturday, 16 May 2009

Penny Black Saturday Challenge#49~ Recipe...

This is my card for this weeks PB Challenge.
I followed the recipe,3 flowers,2 papers & 1 brad/charm.
Image is a new PB Team Effort,coloured with watercolour pencils (for a change!!!),papers are MME,card is Coredinations,rest from stash.

I just need to tell you about the awful time we have had with the house sale.
The house we wanted,we got out-bid on,then on Thursday we found out that our chain has collapsed :o(,this is the 3rd time it has sold & fallen through,we can't believe it,we are just numb at the mo.
It is our buyers,buyer,he has just disappeared,so we are taking it as finished.
Unless by some miracle he reappears,we will have to start all over again.
Thankyou to everyone for their luvly messages,I really appreciate them :o)xxx

Thursday, 14 May 2009

Sketch Saturday # 50...

This is my card for this weeks Sketch Saturday challenge.
Image is coloured with Aqua Promarkers (still getting the hang of em!!!),papers are LLB.
Thankyou for looking :0)xxx

Tuesday, 12 May 2009

House Mouse & Friends #37~Moving...

This weeks HM&F challenge is Moving,how appropriate!!!
I thought I would do a card informing people of our new address (when we get 1,lol!!!),I will need a few of these so it will come in handy.
A first for me too,I decorated the inside of my card,cos I thought this stamp(freebie from Craft Stamper mag) went well with the flowers on the paper.
Image is coloured with Promarkers,paper is LLB (his name is far too long to type & is like a tongue-twister!!!).
Thankyou for looking :o)xxx

Colour Create #15~Blue & Green...

This is the 1st time I have joined in the Colour Create Challenge.
I luv the Blue & Green colour combo & have just bought the new Lawrence Lllewlyn Bowen goodies,that had this fab metalic paper in it,so perfect match!!!
The image is Sugar Nellie,coloured with Promarkers,rest from stash.
Thankyou for looking :o)xxx

Monday, 11 May 2009

Pollycraft Monday Challenge #15~Flowers...

This fortnight's challenge over on Pollycraft is set by me!!!
You have to use flowers on your work (& at least 1 Pollycraft image),should be easy enough for everyone,think we all like our flowers!!!
I used a new Moodles download,coloured with Promarkers,paper is scrummy,it's by Sandy Lion & is all glittery,flowers are Prima,rest from stash.
I hope you will join in,the prize is a full set of 8 Moodles downloads.
Also the new Cherry Kisses range is available now to buy.
Thankyou for looking :o)xxx

Sunday, 10 May 2009

Penny Black Saturday Challenge#48~Black,White & 1 Other...

Get me, 2 posts in 1 day!!!
This weeks Penny Black Challenge,want us to use Black & White,then just 1 colour of your choice,so it had to be.....PINK!!!
I really enjoyed making this card,1st time I have been able to sit & make a card in 1 go,for a while.
I have even started another card for another challenge!!!
Thanx for all still visiting & your luvly comments :o)xxx

Coming Soon...

How beautiful are these lil cuties from Pollycraft?!!!
These are a new range called Cherry Kisses & are soon to be released by Paula on the Pollycraft website,as downloads,there are images,flowers & papers!!!
Really enjoying these,so fab to colour.
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Wednesday, 6 May 2009

A Spoonful of Sugar#50~Touchy Feely

Hello,remember me?!!!!
I have been so busy/stressed with house selling/buying,just not had the time or energy to craft.
I made myself sit down & focus on making a card,so decided on this weeks ASFOS challenge,Touchy Feely,to make a card with different textures.
I have used lots of diff materials on my card & think it will pass,lol!!! The prize this week is Geisha Anya stamp,WOW,I want it!!!!
If you want to know what anything is on my card,just shout,the list will be far too long,so not gonna do it today!!!
Thanx for looking :o)x

Friday, 1 May 2009

Stamp With Fun #4~Sketch by Bev...

This is my card for this weeks Stamp With Fun Challenge.
I coloured the Magnolia image with Distress Inks,papers are PM Blueberry Hill,card is Bazzill Bling,sentiment is from free set on the Creativity mag this month,rest from stash.
Have you seen the fabulous crocheted butterfly?!!! my luvly mate Jilli made it,she is sooo clever & I think she is selling them too,so if you want them,I'm sure if you ask nicely,she might make you some,lol!!!
We have found a house & put an offer in this afternoon,so just waiting to hear if it has been accepted,I hope so I really want it,it's a dream!!! 4 bed detached with views!!!
Have a luvly Bank Holiday weekend & Thanx for looking :o)xxx