Monday, 31 August 2009

Pollycraft Monday Challenge #23~Animals...

These Fortnight's are coming round quickly!!!
It's Pollycraft Challenge time again & we wanna see animals on your creations & in return you have the chance of winning a full set of the "Sweet Dreams" digi images & all entries using Pollycraft items are entered into a monthly draw to win a £25 voucher,WoWee!!!
I have used a digi image from the "Animal Scribbles" range, they are so cute & easy to colour.
Hope to see you join in,TFL :o)xxx

Thursday, 27 August 2009

Cute Card Thursday #75~New Beginnings!...

I'm really not psychic,but everyone does call me spooky!!!

I had an order for a baby boy card & had just popped this in my bag,when this weeks CCT challenge popped up,New Beginnings,I didn't know,honest,lol!!!

I often do things like this & my family & friends think it is strange,I just need to think of the winning lottery numbers now!!!

The image is Pink Gems,coloured with ProMarkers,paper is Creative Imaginations,rest from stash.
This is another of Paul's salads,with flowers on it!!! (He is luving all of this & reads all his lil comments that you leave him!!!)

Thanx for looking & have a luvly day :o)xxx

Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Craft Time...

Just wanted to show you this clock I have just made for my daughter Holly's bedroom.
It started off as blank balsa wood,I used papers on the face & surround,diamante brads,peel-off numbers,pearl baubles,black glitter glue,prima flowers,leaves were made with my new McGill Fern punch.
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Tuesday, 25 August 2009


These 4 cards have been made using the new/soon to be released "Ginger" downloadable images from Pollycraft.All have been coloured with ProMarkers.They aren't for challenges,they were just for fun,as it's finding the time at the mo!!!
I have popped another of Paul's salads on for you to look at too,lol!!!! TFL :o)xxx

Thursday, 20 August 2009

Just Magnolia #18~Friendship...

This is my card for this weeks Just Magnolia Challenge,Friendship.
The image is coloured with ProMarkers,cut with oval Nesties,sentiment is SU,lil girl charm was sent to me by Liz (Thanx x),rest from stash.
Have you been over to Liz's (Frazzled Crafts)blog?,she is offering some fab candy,Bo Bunny goodies!!!

I took a few cards with me to the gym this morning,to show my friends what I do in my spare time & I sold some!!! The ones that were left,I was asked by one of the girls on the desk if I wanted to leave them to sell,I was really pleased.I might be a business woman soon,lol!!!
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Artistic Salad!!!...

This is my lunch for today,made for me by my Hubby Paul,LOL!!!
Every night Paul makes his lunch for work the next day & makes me a salad at the same time & he designs me something new each day,as a bit of fun.Every time I open my salad I never know what is gonna be there,yesterday it was Noughts & Crosses shaped salad LOL!!! But I have to say this is my fave so far,a face made from an Edam Cheese slice with beetroot hair!!!
I just had to share it with you,it's just the small things that sometimes make you smile the most & to me this is romantic!!!
Hope you are all enjoying your lunches,did you have anything as funny as mine,lol?!!! :o)xxx

Monday, 17 August 2009

Pollycraft Monday Challenge #22~Favourite Things...

This fortnights challenge at Pollycraft Monday Challenge is "Favourite Things",so I chose this fab new image from the newly launched "Sweet Dreams",she is called "Melody My Fairytale".
One of my favourite things is reading,so the image is perfect.I painted with Distress Inks,paper is PM,rest from stash.
The prize this time is £15 to spend on Pollycraft goodies!!! See you over there & Thankyou for looking :o)xxx

Saturday, 15 August 2009

My Amazing Prize...

Have you ever won something that you really,really wanted?!
I have,LOOK!!!
I have to tell you first of all just how much I luv Heartwarming Vintage products,I could (& do)just sit looking at their goodies for hours & all the fab creations that are displayed on their blog.I know I sound like a stalker,but I can't help it,lol!!! Everything is so me,it is Vintage & cute & pretty & see what I mean?! I just luv it all!!!
So a few weeks ago when Sandy & her team at HWV were heading of to CHA to launch their new Vintage Postcard Kits,I entered the draw on their blog to win all 4 sets & lo & behold I blinkin won,yup,me! I won & today the Postie has just delivered them,(I promise I didn't snatch & I said Thankyou!!! ;o) )
The top pic shows all 4 sets,the btm pic shows the contents of the "Storytime" kit,including a stamp set,6 large images,12 embellishments & 18 ivory chipboard pieces,WOW!!! & best of all 1 of the images is Alice in Wonderland ,who I luv,I'm in my element,truly I couldn't have wished for anything nicer.
Thankyou Sandy soooooooo much,I could squeeze ya!!!
I'm off to play now,so watch out for my HWV makes.TFL :o)xxx

Friday, 14 August 2009

Pollycraft Friday Freebie~Funky Flutterby...

This gorgeous lil Butterfly is this weeks Friday Freebie over on Paula's (Pollycraft)blog.
I have stamped the image twice & used foam pads to create a 3d effect,also used flock & glitter on the wings.
What you waiting for,go get it,lol?!!! TFL :o)xxx

Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Craft Stamper Freebie Stamp...

I haven't made anything today,so I thought I would show you some cards I have been making for when we move.
I have used the gorgeous (& very appropriate) free stamp that came with this months Craft Stamper magazine.I used ProMarkers to colour & the papers are MME Bloom & Grow,sentiment stamp is Rubber Stampede,rest from stash.
I'm a bit stressed at the mo (again!!!),my son has hurt his hand at work & is going up to A&E shortly,he thinks it may be broken,he also lost his wallet last week with £180 in it,bless him,he is still cheesed off about that & now this happens.
The moving is coming along too,I have been packing again today & have got some of my furniture on ebay.I just seem to be chasing solicitors & estate agents to hurry them along,what do they get paid for?!!!
Off to make the tea now before I go to the gym,it's my Ballet Tone class tonight,teehee,I'm soooo girly,lol!!!
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Monday, 10 August 2009

Stamp With Fun #19~Birthday...

I haven't used my Bellas in ages,so I got my tub out & had a rummage!!!
I chose Cuppacakeabella & coloured her with ProMarkers,paper is MME Wild Asparagus,rest from stash.
This card is for this weeks Stamp With Fun challenge,with a Birthday theme.
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Sunday, 9 August 2009

Friday Sketchers #64...

You know when you have an idea in your head about a card & then it turns out nothing like it,lol?! Well this is it!!!
I won this fab PB stamp on ebay (O'lanterns 2811K) & you know I like my Halloween stuff,so set about making this card,with the idea,it was gonna stay black & white,but no,I got the chalks out!!! Then I had to have a bow,then some bling & corners & faux stitching!!! It has ended up being quite busy!!!
This card is for Friday Sketchers challenge,I drew around a cereal bowl for the curved edge on my paper,which are SU,card is Bazzill,rest from stash.
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Wednesday, 5 August 2009

Cute Card Thursday #71~Let's Get Fruity...

Skin of my teeth again!!!
This card is for this weeks CCT challenge,they want you to create anything with a fruit theme.
I used a Pollycraft Twiddly Wings (set 2) download called "Fairy Cake",coloured her with ProMarkers,papers are K&Co Berry Sweet & so are the embellishments,corners are Quickutz die.
Better dash over & post it now as it changes in the morning!!!
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Double Dutch Challenge #23~The Gift Of Giving...

This is the Gift Card Holder that DD want you to make this challenge.
The instructions are on their blog & are so easy,it's then up to you how you decorate them.
I chose BG Porcelain papers,Coredinations cardstock,rest from stash.

I have Bronchitis at the moment & have a bad cough,I went to the doctors on Monday night,as this is now the 6th week of me being unwell,the Doctor asked me to go to the surgery.He said he was concerned it might be Pneumonia!, Crikey!,luckily it isn't & I'm now on the strongest Antibiotics you can get,so hope to be better soon.
I have been crafting lots though,not really had the energy to do anything else.
We are taking Holly & Paul to look at the bungalow tonight,it's all exciting!!! Everything is rolling along nicely.
Speak soon & TFL :o)xxx

Monday, 3 August 2009

Monkey Tricks...

Just absolutely luv this lil monkey!!!
He is a free download on Maurie J Manning's blog,Mo's Digital Pencil Too!
I coloured him with ProMarkers,papers are Cosmo Cricket "Dutch Girl",embellishments are a mixture of Tim Holtz & SU.
I hope he makes you smile as much as he does me!!! :0)xxx

Pollycraft Monday Challenge #21~Buttons & Bows...

This card is for this fortnight's Pollycraft Monday Challenge,Buttons & Bows,chosen by Ria.
I have used "Daisy Chain"download from the Cherry Kisses Frames & coloured her with my ProMarkers,papers are MME Bloom & Grow,rest from stash.
The prize is a set of the Twiddly Wings downloads & remember you don't have to use Pollycraft items (although, it would be nice!!!).
Hope to see you over there,have fun & thanx for looking :o)xxx

Sunday, 2 August 2009


This card isn't for a challenge,it was just something I wanted to do with the free Dragonfly stamp from Craft Stamper magazine.
I really enjoyed making this card,it was such a change,no colouring involved & using a new ink pad (VersaMagic Eggplant) was rather nice!!!
The papers are BG Wisteria,the sentiment stamp I have had years & there isn't a name on it,gold ink is VersaColor 91 Gold,ribbon is SU Elegant Eggplant,rest from stash.
Thanx for looking :o)xxx