My Wonderful Followers

My Wonderful Followers

Friday 31 May 2013

Oops!! Edwin.

Hi Folks! I'm back with a Christmas card using Magnolia's 'Ski Edwin with snowflakes' coloured with Copics and DMs and which i stamped on to my new Spellbinders Floral oval die and i added some heat embossing and extra snowflakes. Mat and layered with Kraft card, Papermania dp and TH Trees die, used Marianne D's Mistletoe die, pearls, a brass button and WOC flowers.
Have a great weekend!!

I'm entering these challenges
ALOTA#107 - Childhood
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Case a dt ( Sara's design)
CMM - Rubber stamps
7 Kids Challenge - Embellishments
CME - For the boys
Craft-Dee Bows - May challenge
Crafting by Designs - Anything goes
Crafts And Me - Shabby chic
CHCC - Show some white
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes w/ribbon
Creative Craft - For the fellas
CASS - Winter sports
Deep Ocean - Ribbon and/or lace
DL.ART. - May linky challenge
Divas by Design - Tie a ribbon
DRS Designs - Trees
Fashionista - Lets see a Magnolia
Inky Chicks - Use a Magnolia
IAMC - Anything goes
LRS - Bows
MDUC - Flowers/make your own
MDD - Get your dies out
Outlawz Copic challenge - Christmas Twist
SSS&Show - Into the woods
Simon Says - Anything goes
Simply Magnolia - Edwin Only
Ribbon Girls - Magnolia/add sparkle
TRBC - Anything goes
TPC - Anything goes
Winter Wonderland - Inspired by ( snow and trees )
WAW - Anything goes
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Good Luck Sue!!

Today i've made a best wishes card for my Friend Sue, it's her birthday tomorrow and she is having an operation on my birthday the 4th June so if you want to go over and wish her all the best for both!!
I've used 'Little Nurse' and coloured her with my Promarkers. The papers are from BMD and i've used my Spellbinders and some ribbon from my stash.
Good luck for Tuesday Sue!!
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I'm entering these challenges
Bearly Mine Challenge - Colour challenge
Crafting by design - Anything goes
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes w/ribbon
Deep Ocean - Ribbon and/or lace
DL.ART - May linky challenge
Emmas Challenge - Colour challenge
I Love Promarkers - Dies but no punches
PTW - Sketch ( used sketch#26)
PFP - Ribbon, lace or twine
Pumpkin Spice - Anything goes
Simon Says - Anything goes
TRBC - Anything goes
TPC - Anything goes
WAW - Anything goes
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Hugs xx

Wednesday 29 May 2013

Joyful Tilda

Look what arrived in the post this morning!! My new Tilda, i know she's not new but i've seen her coloured up beautifully and i hoped i could do the same with her!!
Image - Joyful Tilda
Medium - Distress Markers and Copics
Dies - Spellbinders grand decorative circles, Magnolia Swedish lace, Marianne Mistletoe dies, Memory box Cherry blossom, Cheery Lynn French pastry doily. 
Ribbon - Crafty Ribbons
DP - Melissa Francis
Heat embossing around the image.
Everything else - From my stash.

I'm entering these challenges
AYLIC - Favourite rubber stamp & why (because it's my newest Tilda stamp & the newest is always my favourite)
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Case a dt (Alby's colour scheme)
7 Kids Challenge - Embellishments
Card and Scrap - Challenge#55
CMM - Rubber stamps
CSAYL - Non traditional Christmas colours
Craft-Dee Bows - May challenge
Crafting by Design - Anything goes
Crafts And Me - Shabby Chic
Crafts 4 Eternity - Get in shape
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes w/ribbon
CHCC - Show some white
CHCC2 - May extra challenge
CCC - Punches and/or dies
Cute Card Thursday - Tie it up
Deep Ocean - Ribbon and/or lace
DL.ART - May linky challenge
DCD - Shaped card
Divas by Design - Tie a ribbon
Fashionista - Use a Magnolia
Inky Chicks - Use a Magnolia
IAMC - Anything goes
LH OR SM - Shabby chic or vintage
LRS - Bows
MDUC - Make your own flowers
MDD - Get your dies out
Marvelous Magnolia -  doily Delights
Outlawz Twisted Tuesday - Colour challenge
PanPastel - Bling it
PTT#102 - Anything goes
Simon Says - Anything goes
Sweet Stampin' - Doilies and dies
TPS - Shape it or easel card
Ribbon Girls - Magnolia make it sparkle
TRBC - Anything goes
TTCRD - Anything goes
Tilda's Town - Christmas
TFMC - Bingo (White, dies, anything but square)
Wags 'n' Whiskers - Anything goes
Winter Wonderland - All tied up
YM&M - Anything goes
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Tuesday 28 May 2013

Yummy Cupcakes My Friend

Hi all!! I've made a card for a Friend using LOTV's 'Hello Cupcake' rubber stamp and i've coloured her with my Promarkers, did some faux stitching. Papers are Basic Grey's 'Serenade' and other from my stash. Marianne D's corner die and flowers and ribbon are from my stash.
For the following challenges
 ALOTA#107 - Childhood
Crafts And Me - lots of layers
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes w/ribbon
Crafty Sentiments - Stitching real or faux
CCT - Tie it up
Deep Ocean - Ribbon and/or lace
Divas By Design - Friendship
DL.ART - May linky challenge
I Love Promarkers - Anything goes
Lillies Little Faeries - Spots and Stripes
LRS - Bows
Marianne Design Divas - Get your dies out
OCS - Flowers
PTW - Sketch (used sketch#79)
PTT#122 - Anything goes
PFP - Ribbon, lace or twine
Penny Black & more - Sew Special
Pumpkin Spice - Anything goes
Rhedd and Rosie - Blooming lovely
Stamp Sun Challenges - From the bakery
TCRD - Anything goes
TRBC - Anything goes
WAW - Anything goes
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Monday 27 May 2013

Friends Are Always There

Hi Folks, back with another card but for this one i have no stamped image just dicuts and a stamped sentiment!! Prima paper, Coredinations whitewash CS to die cut the Memory Box bike die, ribbon is from my stash.
I'm entering these challenges
Alicia's Challenge - Favourite papers ( Prima )
ALOTA#107 - Childhood
Card Mania - Spots and/or stripes
CCCB - Colour challenge
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes w/ribbon
CCT - Tie it up
Deep Ocean - Ribbon and/or lace
Delightful Challenges - Friendship
DCD - Going for a bike ride
Divas By Design - Friendship
DL.ART - May linky challenge
Joanna Sheen - Girls
Pumpkin Spice - Anything goes
TRBC - Anything goes
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A Walk in The Woods

Hi all!! What a lovely weekend it's been here, i hope you all have had a fabulous bh w/end!!
I've made a shaped card using my Grand Nesties, Tilda Longstocking and Rainbows and clouds stamps, Magnolia flowers and So lovely heart dies, Marianne D's Ivy circle die and Richilieu lace, Cheery Lynn Princess tree and butterflies dies. Used lot's of glamour dust on Tilda, flower and butterflies.

I'm entering these challenges
ALOTA#107 - Childhood
Basic Grey - Inspired by a song ( Pippy Longstocking song) cut the flowers with BG Serenade paper
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Case a DT (Karina's theme)
Card Mania - Spots and/or stripes (spotty die cut flowers)
Card and Scrap - Challenge#55
7 Kids Challenge - Embellishments
CCCB - Colour Challenge
Crafts And Me - Lots of layers
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes w/ribbon
CCT - Tie it up
Deep Ocean - Ribbon and/or lace
DL.ART - May linky challenge
EAC - Flowers
Fashionista - Magnolia creations
IAMC - Anything goes
Joanna Sheen - Girls
MDUC - Handmade flowers
Magnolia-licious - Weather Challenge
MDD - Get your dies out
OCS - Flowers
PCC - Anything goes
PFP - Anything goes
Pumpkin Spice - Anything goes
Rhedd and Rosie - Blooming lovely
SSS&Show - Into the woods
Stamp and Create w/Magnolia - Spring shaped cards
Ribbon Girls - Magnolia Challenge Sparkle
TRBC - Anything goes
TFMC - Bingo (white, dies, anything but square)
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Hugs xx

Saturday 25 May 2013

Lavender's Blue Tilda, Tilda

Hi Folks, just a quick post as i'm trying to catch a challenge before it closes and my back is killing me from doing the gardening!!
I'm entering these challenges
BMD Challenge - Anything goes
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Case a dt member( cased Alby's design)
7 Kids Challenge - Embellishments
Craft-Dee Bows - May Challenge
Crafts and Me - Lots of layers
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes w/ribbon
CCT - Tie it up
Deep Ocean - Ribbon and/or lace
DL.ART - May linky challenge
EAC - Flowers
IAMC - Anything goes
Joanna Sheen - Girls
LEJ Desgn Challenge - Die cuts and/or punches
MDUC - Make your own flowers
Marvelous Magnolia - Doily delights
OCSC - May challenge flowers
PFP - Anything goes
PCC - Anything goes
Pumpkin Spice - Anything goes
Rhedd and Rosie - Blooming Lovely
SSS&Show - Favourite ink (memento tuxedo black)
Simon Says - Take a picture ( stamped frame)
Sparkles Monthly - Monochromatic
Stamp and Create w/Magnolia - Spring shaped card
SFTW - Monochrome
Sweet Stamping - Doilies and dies
Ribbon Girls - May colour challenge
TRBC - Anything goes
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Hugs xx

Gone Fishing

Hi everyone! Yay! The sun is shining and it's quite warm so i've been doing a bit of tidying up in the garden and even managed to make a Father's day card. I've used a DL card base, the images are from the Popcorn the Bear cd rom, paper banners were made using Basic Grey's Serenade papers and some from my stash.

 I've even decorated the inside
I'm entering these challenges
Basic Grey - Inspired by song(Gone Fishing by Louis Armstrong + more) Serenade papers used.
CCMC - Masculine
Card Mania - Spots and/or stripes
CCCB - Colour challenge
Craft-Dee Bows - Handmade bows
Crafty Creations - Born to be wild
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes w/ribbon
Creative Card Crew - White on white
CCT - Tie it up
Deep Ocean - Ribbon and/or lace
DL.ART - May linky challenge
Dream Valley - Animals
HIMCR - Father's Day
My Sheri Crafts - Father's Day
PCC - Anything goes
Pumpkin Spice - Anything goes
Southern Girls - Going Spotty
TPDC - Nautical
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Hugs xx

Friday 24 May 2013

Lighting The Way

Hi Folks! I don't know about you but it's been so cold here in the NE of England that i've been doing my grocery shopping online!! I would like to share another Christmas card i've made to add to my ever growing collection!!

Image - Bildmalarna's Mimosa Loghting The Way
Medium - Memento ink/Tim Holtz Festive Berries Distress Ink, TH Distress Markers, Copics used for skin and hair.
Corner image is a Fiskars stamp and i've glittered with Glamour dust on my stamping. Sentiment is a Marianne D's stamp. Bell, ribbon and everything else is from my stash.

I'm entering these challenges
ABC Christmas - J is for jingle bells
ALOTA#107 - Childhood
BMD Challenge - Anything goes
CHCC - Show some white
CHCC2 - May extra challenge
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes w/ribbon
CCT - Tie It Up
Deep Ocean - Ribbon and/or lace
DL.ART - May linky challenge
OLLC - Red
SSS&Show - Favourite ink ( memento and TH distress inks)
SFC - Favourite festive colours
TRBC - Anything goes
Winter Wonderland - All tied up
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Hugs xx

Wednesday 22 May 2013

Mayday Birgitta

Hello my friends, i hope you are all having a great week!!
Here's a shaped card i made using another new stamp, this one is from CC.Designs and she is called 'Mayday Birgitta'. I've paper pieced her dress and stamped with Memento ink, coloured her with Promarkers and Copics and TH Distress ink markers. I diecut a Spellbinders beaded circle and put it through an embossing folder. I also die cut some Marianne D's flower dies and a Cheery Lynn fanciful flourish. I added some Marianne D's 'Richileu' lace, pom pom trim, a satin ribbon bow and some heart gems.

I'm entering these challenges 
Craft-Dee Bows - Handmade bows
Crafty Cardmakers - 3 different techniques ( dry embossing, paper piecing and made own flowers)
Deep Ocean - Ribbon and/or lace
EAC - Flowers
Joanna Sheen - Girls, Girls, Girls
LEJ Designs Challenge - Die cuts and/or punches
Mad for Markers - One for girls ( Copics used, E21, E29,E93.YR000)
Marianne Design Divas - Get your dies out
PTW - Paper piecing
SSS&Show - Favourite Ink
Simon Says - Flowers power
Sparkles Monthly - Monochromatic
Stamp Magic - Paper piecing
TRG - May colour challenge
TRBC - Anything goes
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Hugs xx

Monday 20 May 2013

Baby Love, My Baby Love........

I told you i was crafting like a mad beaver!! Here's another CAS card using one of my new LOTV stamps, i know it's an oldie but i've wanted it for ages and i love the cute Memory Box baby clothes die!!


I'm entering these challenges
Allsorts - True Blue
ALOTA#107 - Childhood
Craft-Dee BowZ - Anything goes w/handmade bows
Crafty Ribbons - No designer papers
DL.ART - May linky challenge
I Love Promarkers - Simply does it
Ladybug Crafts Ink - Oh Baby!
LOTV Challenge - Boy Oh Boy!
Make It Monday - MIM#141
PanPastel - New Beginnings
PTW - Sound of music ( Baby Love - Diana Ross &The Supremes)
Sentimental Sundays - Clean and Simple
SSS&Show - Favourite Ink ( Memento Tuxedo Black)
Sparkles Forum - Monochromatic
The ABC Challenge - N for not just one
TRBC - Anything goes
Wags 'n' Whiskers - Anything goes
WAW - Anything goes
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Well Done You Clever Bird!!

Hi Folks, it's stopped raining here but the sky is as dull as dishwater so i'm crafting away like a mad beaver!!
I've created a CAS card with my own doodling on, hope you like it!! Image is coloured with my Promarkers and i doodled with my Letraset finr liner.

I'm entering my card into these challenges
Cards and Scrap - Passed and use owl(s)
Crafty Ribbons - No designer papers
DL.ART - May linky challenge
Dream Valley - Animals
DRS.Designs - ConGradulations
Eclectic Ellapu - Anything goes
I Love Promarkers - Simply does it
J&C Creations - Armed Forces
Make It Monday - MIM#141
Natalie and Amy - Things with wings
OOZAK Challenge - Anything goes with earthtones
Passion for Promarkers - Doodleicious
SSS&Show - Favourite Ink ( Memento Tuxedo Black ink)
Sweet Stampin' - Oodles of Doodles
The Rubber Buggy - Anything goes
Wags 'n' Whiskers - Anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
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Hugs xx

Sunday 19 May 2013

I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas

Hi all, i'm back with another post, i'm on a roll today!!
I've made a wee white on white Christmas card. Image - Bildmalarna's 'Mimosa with Stocking Cap'.
Medium - Memento tuxedo black ink, Copics and Distress Markers.
Tools - Crafts Too snowflake embossing folder, Docrafts tree border folder, Marianne D's Ivy circle die no' CR1213 and Marianne D's Christmas tree die no' LR0175. I also added some texture using some of my pom pom trim.

I'm entering these challenges
ALOTA#107 - Childhood
CCC - KISS
CHCC - Show some white
CHCC2 - May extra challenge
Crafty Ribbons - No designer papers
Creative Card Crew - White on white
Cut It Up - Make it mini
DL.ART - May linky challenge
Eclectic Ellapu - Anything goes
Joanna Sheen - Girls, Girls, Girls
LEJ Designs - Borders and/or corners (embossed tree border)
Make It Monday - MIM#141
Marianne Design Divas - Get your dies out
Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Anything goes
PTW - Sound of music ( white Christmas)
Sparkles Forum Christmas - Favourite festive colours
Stamping Sensations - Embossing and texture ( texture is the pom pom trim)
TRBC - Anything goes
Wags 'n' Whiskers - Anything goes
Winter Wonderland - Oh Christmas tree
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Saturday 18 May 2013

Driving in My Car...........

............ But it's not quite a Jaguar!! Yes, it's the song by Madness!
I've made a card for my Nephew's birthday using HM&Friends 'Gruffies' Bearytastic Day' stamp set.
I've colored with Promarkers and used my Letraset fine liner to doodle around the edges of the image and sentiment. Punched a border from Coredinations  CS using my MS combo rings punch and added a piece of Basic Grey's 'Serenade paper, layered my image onto some Centura Pearl textured paper and finished off with some cardcandy.

I'm entering these challenges
Allsorts - True Blue
Basic Grey - Inspired by song (Driving in my car - Madness)
CCMC - Masculine
DL.ART - May linky challenge
Dream Valley - Animals
HM&FC - Feeling Blue
I Love Promarkers - Simply Does It
Inky Chicks - Blue and Brown
LEJ Designs - Borders and/or corners
PTW - Sound of music (Driving in my car - Madness)
Passion for Promarkers - Doodleicious
SSS&Show - A little paper
Sweet Stampin' - Oodles of Doodles
TRBC - Anything goes
Wags 'n' Whiskers - Anything goes
WAW - Anything goes
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Friday 17 May 2013

Sweet & Sassy Thank You

My card today is a white on white using Elizabeth Bell's cutie 'Sweet and Sassy' stamp, coloured with Copics and Distress Markers. I've stamped the background with a Fiskars background stamp and heat embossed with Papermania's embossing powder and distressed the edges of the matting. I've used my Marianne D's Clockand  Mistletoe flower dies, the flowers are embossed with a Papermania freebie folder and i've added some pearls to the centres. I've also used Marianne D's Vintage 'Richelieu' lace. The sentiment and frame stamp are also Fiskars.


 Close up of embossed stamped background.

I'm entering these challenges
Crafty Cardmakers - Pick 3 different techniques ( Embossing, distressing & made my flowers)
Crafty Ribbons - No designer papers
CCC - White on white
Deep Ocean - Let's Sparkle ( sparkly embossing powder)
DL.ART - May linky challenge
EBW - Flowers
EHA - Die cuts and layers
LRS - May flowers
Marianne Design Divas - Get your dies out
PTW - Sound of music (Thank you by Dido)
Simon Says - Flower power
Stamping Sensations - Embossing and texture
TRBC - Anything goes
The Sketchy Challenge - Sandy's Sketch
TPC - Diva image, young or old

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Hugs xx