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Sunday, 30 January 2011

Sparkles Forum #4

Valentine


Good morning to you all, wow I can't believe how fast January is going, I am sitting here feeling sorry for myself??? I have an awful cold.

Today at the Sparkles Challenge blog we have a Valentine request. We are being sponsored by Stitchy Bear

                                                                   
My card uses the image "Butterfly Love" and my backing papers are by Floppy Latte Designs. I have coloured the image with promarkers and added a sentiment some stickles and some ribbon.The sentiment is a stamp from Crafters Companion's Flower Fairies. I do hope you like it.xxx

Do pop along to the rest of the DT blogs for some inspiration.
I would like to enter this into
Crafters Companion "A Sketch by Jacqui" (New Ribbon)
Craft your Passion "2 patterned papers"
Tuesday Throwdown "Distressing"
The ABC challenge M is for Magical
The Sisterhood of Crafters "Anything Goes"
Charisma Cardz "Valentines/Love"
Delightful Challenges "Have a Heart"
Do you Stack Up "Use Patterned Paper"
Stampavie and More "Love"
                                                                         

Thursday, 27 January 2011

Mouse in a Teacup

Hello to all you lovely people . I do hope you are all well.It,s a bit cooler here today. I don't know about you but I have an awful lot of images, stamped and digi that need colouring, so I have decided to start trying to use some of them up. This is one of them and I love this little cutie he is "Mouse in Teacup" from Digi Doodle Shops Best.I do hope you like it.xxx

Goodies used
Image-Digi Doodle "Mouse in a Teacup"
Medium- "Promarkers"
Backing Paper- "Pink Petticoat"
Flowers- "Wild Orchid Crafts"
Gems-"My stash"
Lace-"Wild Orchid Crafts"

I am entering this into
I love Promarkers "Lavender and Lace"
Little Red Wagon "Lace"
Paper Pretties "Sewing"
Simon Says "Animal Antics"
Karber Weekly "Dots and Stripes"
The Crazy Challenge "Dots and Stripes"
Crafty Purple Frog "Distressing"

                                                                 

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

COOKING IT UP WITH KATIE CHALLENGE#46

 Good morning to you all well it is Wednesday again and that can only mean one thing. “COOKING IT UP WITH KATIE” The recipe today is


1. Texture
2. Sketch (I used the one from Sketch and Stash)
3. Punching

We are being sponsored by Gingerloft

We were given a choice of images to use from Gingerloft and I chose this one it was printed off as a black and white image and I coloured their faces with promarkers. The backing paper is from Pink Petticoat and I put the top one through the cuttlebug and punched the bottom of it. Added some ribbon and flowers. I do hope you like it.xxx

Do pop along to the rest of the DT blogs for some inspiration.
I am entering this into
Totally Papercrafts "Add a Heart"
Secret Crafter "It's a couple Thing"
Paper Sundaes "Distressing"
Pollycraft Monday "Black White + one other colour"
Craft your Passion "2 patterned papers"
Woodware USA "Anything Goes"
Bunny Zoe's "Love is in the Air"
Lexi's Creations "Valentine's"
Pile it on "Love is in the Air"
Paper Cutz "It's your Choice"
Whoopsie Daisy "Valentine and Love"
A Spoonfull of Sugar "Valentine"
My time to Craft "Emboss"
                                           

Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Love Blog Award

                                                  
Hello again, I have just been given this award by two of the nicest people around Christine. Known to many as Nanaseaside Thank you so much for this Christine for thinking of me and Judith  Thank you Judith



There are a couple of conditions for the award
You have been TAGGED and want to participate? Then create a post where you post the 'LOVE BLOG' image. You should also blog the persons link that gave you the award and inform her/him that you accept the award. You can then choose 3 - 5 favourite blogs which you also link in your post, then each blogger will inform you that they have been tagged

Dear bloggers:
The aim of this action is that we bring unknown, good blogs to light,

so I would ask you not to blog fellow bloggers that already have 3,000 followers.

The hard part is picking anyway I am passing this onto.
Sandra http://rosepetalcreations.blogspot.com/
Sara http://rainmacsplace.blogspot.com/
Lau http://lauw-creations.blogspot.com/
Chanelle http://chanellesangels.blogspot.com/
Vicky http://stickywithicky.blogspot.com/


Spunkette

Hello to all you lovely people, I do hope life is being good to you,I have been having a bit of a sort out here as I am moving my craft room. I didn't realise all the stuff I have!! talk about drawers cramed full, I have found all sorts of crafty stuff that I have never used.It is like Christmas all over again. The card I have made today uses one of my favorite stamps Elizabeth Bells "Spunkette" coloured with promarkers and I have glittered her wings.The backing paper I have used is from Bearly Mine "Love Dreams" it is dreamy paper.I have punched some flowers and tried scrunching ( More practise needed) added a doily die cut and ribbon. I do hope you like it.xxx
                                                                       
I am entering this into
Everybody-Art "My Favorite Thing" (Image-distressing my paper-glitter-flowers)
Top Tip Tuesday "Flowers"
Oldie but Goodie "Fairies Mermaids or any magical beings"
Magical Monday "Flowers"



Monday, 24 January 2011

OOH LA LA #72

3 of Something


Good morning to you all This is my card for Ooh La La and we would like you to use Three of Something /anything on your project. For my card I have use the Fleur D’imagination Cd  “Cream Spikes” for both the image and backing paper added a ribbon three gems and a sentiment. I do hope you like it.xxx

Pop along to the rest of the DT blogs for some inspiration.

Challenges
Delightful Challenges "Celebration"
Digi Doodles "Anything Goes"
Moving along with the Times "A sketch with Flowers"
Fairy Fun Friday "Happy Birthday"
Fairy Tale "Flowers"
Craft your Passion "2 patterned Papers"
                                                                 

Saturday, 22 January 2011

Sweet Dreams

Hello to you all. I am back again with this gorgeous Penny Johnson stamp "Sweet Dreams" coloured with promarkers.The backing paper is from Raspberry Road the rest is my stash, I do hope you like it

I am entering this into
Crafters Companion " A sketch or Something New or Both (New Ribbon)
Tellens Place "Polka Dots"
Do you Stack Up "Think Pink"
The Crazy Challenge "Buttons"
My Time to Craft "Spots or Dots"
                                                                            

CRAFT YOUR DAYS AWAY CHALLENGE#12

Good morning to you all, today at Craft Your Days Away we are looking for “LOVE” as chosen by our lovely Shelley


We are being sponsored by Meljen Designs and the winner will receive 4 digi images

                                                        

For my card I have used “Girl and her Kitty” by Meljen coloured with promarkers.My backing paper is a digital download from stamping all day. The rest is my stash, I do hope you like it.xxx

I am entering this into
Crafty Purple Frog "Distressing"
AiFactory "Anything Goes"
Digi Doodles "Anything Goes"
Moving along with the Times "A sketch and flowers"
Pear Tree Designs "Free for All"
Creative Craft World "Cute and Cuddly"
                                                                        

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Together Forever

January 20th!!!! wow this month is flying by.
What another glorious day it is, here in Sheffield, all that awful snow now seems just like a bad dream. I had a nice surprise today I won some digi's from Aud Sentiments challenge blog.
This card is using another one of those LOTV stamps.As soon as I saw it I knew what I wanted it for.I have left the sentiment intact with it. As usual I have coloured with my Promarkers, the backing paper is Bearley Mine "Vintage and Love Dreams" the rest is my stash.I do hope you like it.xxx

                                                                            
I am entering this into
Lili of the Valley "A sketch"
Crafty Sentiments "Vintage"
Aud Sentiments "Love Theme"
Penny's Paper Crafty "Anything Goes"
Stampavie and More "Sketch"
Digi Doodle Shops Best "Anything Goes"
Crafty Purple Frog "Distressing"
Southern Girls "Totally Loved up"

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Wedding card

Hello me again . I made this card for a friend so thought I would put it into a couple of challenges. I took delivery of the stamp yesterday from Lily of the Valley and think it is heavenly.This is the first wedding card I have attempted and really enjoyed making it.I have coloured as usual with Promarkers added a doily, ribbon,butterfly and computer generated sentiment.  I do hope you like it.

I am entering this into
Lily of the Valley "Things with Wings"
Simon Says "Lets play bingo a choice I have used Diecut/Embossing/Ribbon"
Penny's paper crafty "Anything Goes"
Fresh Brewed "Love Themed"
Flutter by Wednesday "Open"
My Sheri Crafts "Bling"
Really Reasonable Ribbon "Heart Theme"
Cupcake Crafts "Weddings"

                                                                          

COOKING IT UP WITH KATIE CHALLENGE#45

Good morning to you all well it is Wednesday again and that can only mean one thing. “COOKING IT UP WITH KATIE” The recipe today is

1. Cute
2. Green
3. Brads
We are being sponsored by Meljens Designs

For my card today I have used one of Meljen’s images coloured with promarkers my backing paper is from Pink Petticoat the rest is my stash. I do hope you like it.xxx

                                                           
Why not visit the rest of the DT for some inspiration
I am entering this into
Crafty Catz "Thank You"
Fairy Knoll "Thank You"
Fairy Tale Challenge "Flowers"
2 Sisters Challenge "Flowers"
Crazy 4 Challenges "Thank You"
Totally Gorjuss "Cuddly"
Scrappy Frogs "Use a Sentiment"
Craft your Passion "Button Up"
Karber Weekly "Ribbon"
The Crazy Challenge "Buttons"
Tellens Place "Lets see some Ribbon"
digi's by phooka "Anything Goes"


Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Spring Time

Hello again, well I must say sitting here at my window looking out it seems like spring,it is so sunny!!!!
My card this time use one of my sale stamps it is by Stampendous and it is called "Smell thr Flowers" coloured as usual with promarkers the backing paper is from Raspberry Road Designs. The doily is a Marianne Designs die and the ribbon is from my stash.I do hope you like it.xxx

I am entering this into
Quirky Crafts "In the Spring Garden"
Crafty Pad "Something New " (my stamp)
Lets Ink It up "Anything Goes"
One Stitch at a Time "New" (My stamp)
A Spoonful of Sugar "Blue and Green"
Stampin B's "Use a Die Cut"
A Lotta Rubber Stamps "Spring Theme"
                                                                      

Bearly Mine#2 "A Recipe"

Good morning to you all, the challenge today at Bearly Mine has been chosen by me and it is a nice and easy RECIPE , So no excuses.

• 3-Flowers
• 2-Backing Papers
• 1-Image

We have some amazing sponsors too such as

PEACHY KEEN STAMPS
$30 Gift certificate

BEARLY MINE DESIGNS
2 digi sets of the winner’s choice

THE PAPER SHELTER
3 digi images of the winner’s choice

My card today uses one of The Paper Shelter images “Sophie in the Country” coloured as usual with Promarkers. The backing paper is from Bearly Mine Designs and I have used “Summer Light and Plain and Simple “the rest is my stash. I do hope you like it.

                                                     
Do pop over to the rest of the DT blogs for some amazing inspiration
I am entering this into
AIF "Anything Goes"
Do you Stack Up "Distress it"
Paper Play "Cutie Patootie"
The Stamp Man "Distress"
2 Sisters "Flowers"
Pile it on "Anything Goes"
Patties Creations "Anything Goes"
Top Tip Tuesday "Add a Sentiment"

Sunday, 16 January 2011

Sparkles Forum #3

Recipe from Shaz


Good morning to you all today at the Sparkles Challenge we have a recipe from Shaz
5 Gems
4 Brads
3 Flowers
2 Buttons
1 Ribbon or Bow

We are being sponsored by the lovely Emma of Crafty Emma’s and look at the prize.

                                                               
My card today uses Tilda coloured with promarkers ,the backing papers are from Stamping all day and the rest is my stash I do hope you like it.xxx

                                                                   
Looking for inspiration??? Check out the DT.
I am entering this into
Top Tip Tuesday "Anything Goes"
AIF "Anything Goes"
Paper Play "Cutie Patootie"
Fairy Fun Fridays "Happy Birthday"
Totally Papercrafts. "Birthday"
2 Sisters "Flowers"
Just Magnolia "Favorite Things"  (Flowers)




Thursday, 13 January 2011

Daisy Fields

Hello to you all. I am back! this time with one of my sale buys, it is a Penny Black stamp called "Daisy Fields" Not my normal type of image but I must say I love this. I have quite a few more penny Black bargains to use yet.
This stamp has not been coloured just inked up with Faded Jeans distress ink and used the same around the edges, I also sprayed it with Glimmer Mist, I think I put to much on!! it is ok but not what I thought it would look like.I think I need to practice with it. My backing paper is from Raspberry Road Designs. I do hope you like it.xxx

I used

Image- Penny Black "Daisy Fields"
Backing Paper- Raspberry Road Designs
Flowers-Wild Orchid Crafts
Lace-Wild Orchid Crafts
Corner Die- Marianne Creatables
Sentiment-Personal Impressions

I am entering this into
Wildorchid Crafts-Bevs Sketch
Penny Black-New Beginnings (my stamp)
Cute card Thursday-Monochrome
AIF- Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments-Thank You
Case Study-Challenge 22
Do you Stack Up-Distress it

COOKING IT UP WITH KATIE CHALLENGE#44

“COOKING IT UP WITH KATIE” The recipe today is

1. Embossing
2. Love
3. Pink

Good morning to you all!! well yes we are a day late this week but that is because our sponsor is showcasing some new Digi images today and us the DT have had a chance to play with some of them.


We are being sponsored today by Digital Delights with brand new images

We were given a choice of images and sentiments and I chose to use “Polly Pippin in love” I have coloured this with promarkers. My backing paper is by Pink Petticoat that I have embossed in the cuttlebug. Added card candy and a sentiment. I do hope you like it.xxx

I am entering this into the folowing challenges
Scrapbook Sisters "Anything Goes"
Fuzzy Wuzzy Monthly."Anything Goes"
Catch the Bug "Embossing"
CES challenges "All creatures Great and Small"
Crazy 4 Challenges "Colour inspiration"
Mark's Finest Papers "Embossing"
Saturday Challenge "Tons of Texture"
Kaboodle Doodles "Do it with Digi's"
Bunny Zoe's "Love is in the Air"
The Crazy Challenge " Animals"
Lexi's Creations "Say it with Love"
Woodware USA "Hearts"
One stitch at a  time "Love and Valentines"
Southern Girls "Totally Loved Up"
                                                

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Adorable

Good morning to you all.Wow it is quite mild here today.
I have a gorgeous Sugar Nellie Digi here!!! yes I did say digi!! she is called Verity and can be downloaded from here along with some other gorgeous images.
I have coloured Verity with Promarkers ... My backing paper is an Aimee Asher download "What a Feeling" the rest is my stash. I do hope you like it.xxx

I am entering this into the following
Crafty Creations "New Beginnings" (Image)
Creative Cottage"Something New"
Top Tip Tuesday "Anything Goes"
Stampavie and More "Glitter"
The Sisterhood of Crafters "Birthday"
Simon Says "Sketch"
Flourishes "Favorites" Technique
Lothian Crafts "Anything Goes"
Cupcake Craft "Something New" (image)
                                                                         

Monday, 10 January 2011

OOH LA LA #71

Bling it on
Good morning to all you lovely people this is my DT card for Ooh La La.The challenge this week is Bling it on. I have used the Femme Fatale cd for this card and this is called Pink Ballerina for both the image and backing paper. I have mounted her onto a nestie added some flowers, gems, ribbon and sentiment. I do hope you like it.xxx

                                                                
Please pop along to the rest of the DT blogs for some inspiration.
I would like to enter this into
BY THE CUTE AND GIRLY "Bling it On"
PaperCrafting Journey "Digital"
Delicious Doodles "New"  (Ribbon)
Gingerloft "Celebrations"
My partner in Crafting Crime "Something New " (Ribbon)
Fun at Fairy Knoll "All that Glitters"
Karber Weekly "Digi stamp and Pearls"

Sunday, 9 January 2011

Good Afternoon

Hello to all you lovely people, I hope you are all keeping as well as can be expected with all these coughs and colds around.
My card today is using a freebie image I got from Guylous  I think she is quite cute, I have coloured her with promarkers. The backing paper is from Bearly Mine "Summer Fun and Grunge Days" the rest is my stash. I do hope you like it.xxx

                                                                 
I am entering this into
Guylous Inimitability "Anything Goes"
Do You Stack Up "Cute as a Button"
Cute Card Thursday "Out with the Old" use old stash (My flowers)
Pixie Dust Studio "2 Ribbons"
Phindy's Place "Distressing"
Stamp Something "Use a Digi"

Saturday, 8 January 2011

CRAFT YOUR DAYS AWAY CHALLENGE#11

Good morning to all you lovely people. My card today is for the Craft your days Away challenge a nice easy one to get you back into the swing of things chosen this week by Liz.


ANYTHING GOES

We are being sponsored this week by Simon Says Stamp and the winner will get a $10 voucher to spend at Simon Says
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My card uses a Sugar Nelly “Daisy” image coloured with promarkers. The backing paper is downloaded from Stamping all Day, the ribbon and flower are from my stash . I hope you like it.xxx


                                                                                                                             
If you are needing any inspiration please pop over to the rest of the teams blogs.

I am entering this into
The Sugar Bowl "Sketch"
Stamping Vacation "No Punches"
Digistamps4joy "Button Up"
Sundays with Crissy "Ribbons"
Digi Doodle Shops Best "Buttons"
Delightful Challenges "Buttons"
Southern Girls "Anything Goes"



Friday, 7 January 2011

Coming Soon a new monthly Christmas Challenge blog

Hello to you all. I am just here telling you about a new Christmas Challenge Blog

                               
The Sparkles Forum Christmas Challenge launches on February 1st and a new challenge will be set on the 1st of every month  It is a multi-crafts challenge blog all you have to do is follow the theme. A great way to stock up on your Christmas cards.

Thursday, 6 January 2011

Sweet Dreams

Hello to all you gorgeous people, well I had a play last night with my new stamps and this is one of them, Penny Johnsons "Sweet Dreams" Coloured with promarkers and the edges distressed and stickled. The backing paper is downloaded from Stamping all Day this pack is called "Shabby Brown Beige" The rest is my stash. I do hope you like it.xxx

I am entering this into
Simon Says "New Beginnings" (My stamp)
Creative Cottage "Something New"
AIF "New Beginnings" (My Stamp)
Crafty Purple Frog "New" (My Stamp)
Crafty Sentiments "Anything Goes"
Aud Sentiments "Just 2 words"
                                                                

Wednesday, 5 January 2011

Flapper Girl Melody no 3

Hello to you all. I am back again with Flapper Girl Melody this time she is coloured in Grey, I did say I had coloured her in all colours.You can Buy her from here . My backing paper is downloaded from Aimee Asher "What a Feeling" everything else is my stash. I do hope you like it.xxx

I am entering this into
Crafts and Me "Paper Tearing"
Flutterby Wednesday "Open"
Stampin Royalty "Birthday Theme"

I am off to have a colouring session now with all the lovely stamps I bought in the sale over at Sir Stampalot
I saved a fortune, and they have just been delivered.xxx