Friday, 26 February 2010

GC44: Random Redhead Challenge - Birthday ...

This is my card for the Random Redhead challenge over on Gingersnap Creations.They are celevrating their 1st birthday & would like to see birthday creations.
I used the stamps that were on my desk on the last post,they are Hero Arts Fancy Hats (LL781),so diddy & cute!!!
I coloured them with DI's,the paper is K&Co Lifes Journey,the rose stamp is PM Roses are Red,coloured with DI's & then Rock Candy Stickles smudged over with my finger.The metal tag is SU,the ticket is Tim Holtz.
The bow was made following Erika's fab tutorial on different ways to use ribbon,I luv it,it's called a Dior Bow.Thanx Erika for sharing.

Right gotta dash now I'm off to work & it's PAYDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!
Have a luvly weekend :o)xxx

Wednesday, 24 February 2010


It's Wednesday again,so time to show what's on our Workdesk.
Last week was great, as it was my 1st time joining in on WOYWW.
Thankyou to everyone who dropped by & left such kind comments :o)x

Today I have been digging amongst my v old stamps,after visiting Hels blog & seeing her card with the luvly lady stamps.I knew I had some very similar so I blew the dust off these (really!) & inked them up.I also chose to emboss them for a change,hence the powder & heat gun.
The rose image I made before I went to bed last night.
Can you see my gorgeous Cath Kidston cowboy coffee mug?! my fave print,I have the messenger bag too.My mobile phone,is usually somewhere about,usually the other end of the house when it rings,lol!!!
I was asked last week what the white sloping thing was on my desk,it's from Ikea & it's to raise your work up,so it's easier to colour,etc.
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Monday, 22 February 2010

Meet Rosie...

Isn't she luvly?!!!!!
I know some of you won't agree,but I have a thing for skulls (not real ones,crikey!!!) & have lots of them on clothing & accessories.
When I saw these paper mache ones over at The Craft Barn,I had to have them & started to think of what I could do with them,so I have done this one girly & trying to think of what to do with the mask now,hmmm.....!!!
I painted her with acrylic paint & then sealed with Mod Podge,the ribbon & flower are from my stash,her earrings are large diamante brads & her eyebrows are PM adhesive stones.
The trickiest bits were guessing where her earlobes would be for her earrings & then getting her blingy eyebrows straight,lol!!!
I hope you like her,I do,she is sat on my window sill now!!!
Thanx for looking & Happy Monday :o)xxx

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Whats On Your Workdesk Wednesday?

This is such good fun,over on Julia's blog she wants to see WOYWW!!!
This also gives me the chance to show you my new craft room,so above is my desk,I have just got back from a lil visit to The Range & bought a few things.Then there is the tissue box cover on the far left that I have been altering,the 2 wooden roses I have painted & inked gold,but they won't dry?! Must have done something wrong.There is my Craft Stamper mag,that I read from cover to cover!!!
My window sill is much more interesting,there's all sorts half finished on here!!!

This is my very useful storage unit that I got for my b'day last year.Can you see your clock on the wall Emma?!

These shelves were already up when we moved in,so they hold lots of stash too. The Quality Street tin is full of buttons btw!!!

This wall is full of my punches & stickles.There's my fab lil sewing machine too!
I hope you enjoyed my tour of my lil crafting world,I luv to nosey at other people's rooms!!!
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Monday, 15 February 2010

Gingersnap Creations #42~Spicy Supply~Lace/Fibers...

I have altered this old Sarabook that I had in my stash,forever.
It's for the Gingersnap Creations challenge,using lace & fibers.

I covered the book cover with Laura Ashley Love Song papers,(inside is gingham),all the lace & fibers are from my stash (HUGEEEE drawer full!!!).I sanded the edges of the paper,which is velvet flocked & then added an SU metal frame,the word"memories" is a very dodgy old rub on,that didn't work v well,but adds to the aged look,I think!!!

Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Pollycraft Monday Challenge #34~Double Up...

Good Morning!!!
I'm on holiday from work this week & it feels good,didn't realise how quickly I had got myself back in the fast lane.I'm usually always dashing about doing something & squeezing crafting in!!!
I am going to enjoy this week,I can tell :o)

Ok,this Pollycraft Monday Challenge,set by Joanne (cheers!!! ;o)x) proved a bit tricky for us DT girls,so if you are up for a challenge,get yourself over to the Pollycraft blog & join in there's chance to win the full set of Lilybeans!!!
You need to use 2 images,so I chose 2 older Pollycraft stamps,I had them coloured & saved,so wanted to use them,(poor things,sat in the back of my image box!)
Hope you will join in the fun,TFL :o)xxx

Saturday, 13 February 2010

Stampotique Designers Challenge #1~Create a love themed card...

This is my Love themed card for the brand new Stampotique Designers Challenge.
Just luv these quirky stamps,I know a lot of people don't get them,but I really do!!!
I'm sooo excited about this new challenge blog,I will be joining in regularly & it's a good excuse to start another collection off,LOL!!!
I coloured the image,called "Relaxin",with Twinkling H2O's & Copics,paper is K&Co Smitten,rest from stash.
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Wednesday, 10 February 2010

The Sunday Stamper Challenge~Week 90~The Rose...

This weeks Sunday Stampers Challenge is to use Roses.
I used a wooden die cut heart,covered with some MM paper that has rose all over it,then using the new Papermania Build a Rose stamp set,I made the HUGE paper rose in the middle,rest from stash (inc the lil rose charm!!!).
Hope you like!!!,TFL :o)xxx

Tuesday, 9 February 2010

Truly Scrumptious #25...

Best post this card before it is a week out of date!!!
It's for this weeks Truly Scrumptious challenge.I followed the sketch & used the buttons & bows as requested.The image is LOTV,coloured with Prismas,rest from stash.
TFL :o)xxx

Sunday, 7 February 2010

A Spoonful of Sugar#89~Sketch by Sonja...

Hello,I've not been hiding,just had a cough & cold & been busy working!!!

I have made this card following the sketch over on A Spoonful Of Sugar challenge,I used a fantastic image by Chin-Chou Kuik,called Red Hearts,even though I have done her in aqua tones,LOL!!!
I luv these Sweet Pea stamps,so enjoyable to colour (used Copics & ProMarkers).Paper is the Aqua Paper Pack by Papermania,ribbon is Doodlebug,hearts are cut with Sizzix dies,rest from stash.

My orders for cards are keeping me busy at the moment with Valentines coming up,so doing my best to blog aswell.
Thanx for stopping by :o)xxx

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

Final Lilybeans Preview...

Today's Lilybean is Clover~Toadstool Dreams.
This is the final preview day before the launch tomorrow (4th),if you go over to the Pollycraft blog you have a chance to win all 6 images in the Lilybean collection & also until Midnight tomorrow you can buy the full set for £5.50!!! (Saving you £2.24)
Please call over & look at the other DT girls gorgeous cards too.
Thanx for looking :o)xxx

Monday, 1 February 2010

Pollycraft Monday Challenge #33~Things With Wings...

This is my card for this fortnights Pollycraft challenge,Things With Wings.I chose a fairy,coloured her with ProMarkers,papers are K&Co Madeline.The Lilybean fairies are still being previewed over on the blog too,pop over & be in with a chance of winning some downloads.Thanx for looking :o)xxx