Sunday, 21 December 2008

Ismaki Sketch Calendar

All this Christmas stuff is really eating into my craft time...............
This calendar uses #44 from Ismaki
  • PP & Grand Adhesions ~ K&Co Wild Saffron.

Friday, 19 December 2008

Today's Makes!

Today's cards are for Sketches:
and finally #11" Criss Cross Card" at Cuttlebug Challenges

  • PP ~ BasicGrey & October Afternoon.
  • Pompom ribbon & Flower's ~ Prima.
  • Stamp ~ Stampendous.
  • Cuttlebug Embossing Folder ~ Baubles.
  • Ink ~ Colorbox Queue & Ink It Up.
  • Embossing Powder ~ Heat It Up! "Enchanted Gold".

What I made yesterday!

First for I{heart}2Stamp
Next ( sorry about the picture, so much for Auto Focusand the card is in the post now!!)
#36 at
"1o Minute Christmas card!" #75 at Sketches!{By Tamara} and finally Laura #15 at 2Sketches4You.

  • PP ~ BasicGrey "Wassail & Offbeat" & Dovecraft.
  • Stamps ~ All Night Media, Dovecraft & Stampendous.
  • Sticker's ~ Papermania & Anita's.
  • Ribbon and brads from Stash.

Wednesday, 17 December 2008

Yesterday's Makes.

First up is for Tag You're It "Brown & Aqua" using #95 from CPS
Next is another Gift Card Holder for Cuttlebug Challenge's " Not a Card"
For Di Hickmans December #2 and for last weeks #1 and finally for #74 from Sketches {By Tamara}

I would like to enter all 3 of these cards for My Time To Craft "Contempary Christmas"

  • PP ~ BasicGrey & DCWV.
  • Chipboard ~ BG Happy Holiday's.
  • Cuttlebug Embossing folder Snowdots.
  • Papermania ~ CS & Sticker's.
  • Papermill Shop ~ Peeloffs .
  • Ribbon from stash .
  • Fancy Pants ~ Buttons.

Monday, 15 December 2008

Don't forget!

To be in for the chance to win this fabulous prize from Cosmo Cricket ,Don't forget to get your entries in for This Thursday's .......... "Naughty or Nice " Challenge before 5pm wednesday 17th!

More Monday Makes!

A couple of Gift Card Holder's for Our Creative Corner and also for BasicGrey Challenge's "Going Green"
I've used a template designed by Tori Wild
& another tin I found in the cupboard in need of a make over!
PP ~ BG "Wassail" & Scenic Route. Stamps ~ BG Tannenbaum & Joanna Sheen Messy Rabbit extras. Ribbon & sticker's from stash.

First Calendar.

This is just one of the thing's Ive made for my Mum for Christmas, I can truely say I'm very glad my Mum & Dad although not old at 54 & 60 are complete techno-phob's and don't even own a computer let alone would know how to find my blog!
This is my first attempt at a calendar.
I would like to entre this into the ArtyGirlz Challenge this week which is "Favourite Medium" as mine is Paper!
  • PP ~ Otober Afternoon.
  • Chipboard ~Maya Rd.
  • Scrappagogo Kit.
  • Bind It All Machine & Wire.
  • Mountboard ~ any good Picture Framer's will sell you thier Scraps!

Friday, 12 December 2008

More Tins!

Well that woman's got me addicted to tin decorating now..........
Here's what Ive been up to today and not a challenge in sight!
Ive left the centre pieces empty ready for me to add the names of the recipient's.
I thought these make a attractive alternative to Stockings.

Blog Candy Winner!

Congratulations ...........................Ultramum!!
I already have you details so you prize will be in the post very soon!

Thursday, 11 December 2008

A Well Earned Day Off!

Well with a well earned day off and the arrival of my December Scrapagogo Kit I set about a few Sketch challenges today. My Friend Clair handed me this tin Yesterday and told me to go play I did as I was told and here is the outcome.
Ive used Sketch #28 from Sketch Saturday
next is # 43 from Ismaki
# 94 from CPS Kazan #15 and Bonus sketch from 2Sketches4You and finally Sketch from Our Creative Courner

  • PP ~ Octber Afternoon & Cosmo Cricket.
  • CS ~ Bazzill & Core'dinations.
  • Transparency & Buttons ~ Fancy Pant's.
  • Flower's & Brads ~ MM Falala.
  • Velvet & Pompom Ribbon ~ Prima.
  • Cardstock Alpha Skicker's ~ October Afternoon.

I received some more bit's in the post today,

first two lovely Christmas cards from Amelia and Kayleigh

and these tags for the November CB tag swap

from SeasideGal, ShelleyHope & Snaggles

Thank you Ladie's!xxxxxxxxxxx

This Thursday its all about..........." Naughty & Nice"

This Thursday....... has the most amazing sponsor this week.........
and they are offering an amazing prize too , up for grabs this week is
Our sponsor supplied me with the gorgeous
and Oh what Joy is is to play with!!!
Here are my make's....
First my 6 x 6 Mini Book.
already for January when I make my first LO's
I've used Dawny's Sketch # 4 from Papertake Weekly
This Tag is anothe r entry for Tag You're It's Triangle Tag Challenge Next I used this weeks Sketch from I{Heart}2Stamp and finally I just love these Mitten's!
"Oh Joy" Crafting Kit by Cosmo Cricket.
This weeks Guest Designer is Linda van Vliet from R2Art Studio
she's another amazing Blogger!

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Today's event's, a make and lots of thank you's!

I'm not quite sure what's going on with his head dress but here's my angelic little Inn Keeper! in the costume I hand stitched last weekend!
As you may be able to see I'm better with paper and Glue than a needle and thread!LOL
But Hey....... doesn't he look cute!??
Today's make is for Tag You're it's "Triangle Tag" Challenge.
  • PP & Stamp's ~ BasicGrey " Wassail" & "Oh Tannenbaum"
  • Brad's ~ Papermania.
  • Stickles
  • ribbon from Ebay.

Thank you to, Cindybee for this lovely card and to Louise for this gorgeous bauble card. and to 2Belle for this wonderful tag for the November bookmark swap at CB. to Sarah Gleaves for this lovely Atc and finally thank you to all those who have sent me messages and emails giving support and kindness, you wouldn't believe how much this means to me at the moment.

Having to wait for the tests is not a happy experience neither will be waiting for the results but knowing that I am in your thoughts and Prayer's is a HUGE help!

Monday, 8 December 2008

Woah........ what a week!

This past week has really come with some up's and down's so much so that today has been the first day since wednesday that Ive had the opprtunity to craft!
Last week during a routine examination my G.P. found something that shouldn't be where it is, I'm at present waiting for tests and such to discover the likely out come, so keep your finger's crossed for me.
I'd like to say a HUGE Thank you to my Gorgeous James and my Friends, Debbie,Clair, Sharon,Clare and My Sister June for the love and support and for helping me to stay sane.
On a better note James has been offered a better Job, which is going to make a wonderful change to our future.
Card making is a great comfort to me so wouldn't miss it out for the world!
Today's offering come on behalf of
and Finally for BasicGrey Challenge's "Oh so Charming" and
Using #73 for Sketches{byTamara}

  • PP ~ Basic Grey "Ambrosia"
  • Stamps ~ BG Bitsy Stamps "Bug " & "Flower".
  • Bloom's ~ Prima.
  • Charm's ~ Ebay.
  • Ink ~ Colorbox Queue.
  • Embossing powder ~ Heat It Up!.
  • Ribbon and gold thread from Stash.

Thursday, 4 December 2008

This Thursday its all about..........." Mistletoe and Wine"

I have the pleasure of setting the Challenge at This Thursday.... this week and it's ......"Mistletoe and wine" This weeks prize is also supplied by me too.
A selection of lear stamps from Stamps Away why not pop over for a peek.
Here are my DT Offerings for this challenge
this card uses #93 CPS
This weeks Guest Designer is Sara Lively of Very Lively Cards this lady is a star of the craft worlds and her blog certainly live's up to it name!
  • Template for bottle ~ Arty Farty.
  • PP ~ Basic Grey "Wassail"
  • Stamp ~ Lakeland's.
  • Mistletoe ~ Ebay.
  • CS ~ Papermill Shop.
  • Ribbon from stash.

Wednesday, 3 December 2008

Better late than Never..... I suppose.

Ive been meaning to blog these since sunday but what with some personal rubbish and a Inn Keeper's costume to make, i just didn't quite manage it.
Fist up is for Ismaki #42
Next for Di Hickman's November #4
and for Papertake Weekly's Dawny's Sketch 3
  • PP ~ Pink Petticoat & BasicGrey "Urban Prairie".
  • Owl Image ~ Pink Petticoat "Tis the Season".
  • Stamp's ~ BasicGrey & Stamps Away.
  • ribbon and flower from Stash.
Next a few thank you's for some CB ladie's. First to HellyBelly for this beautiful Christmas Card, I love the embossing. and next to Heather1981 and DebbieD for the gorgeous pair of ATC's for November's Snowman Swap. and finally a big thank you to Tasha for nominating me for this award. I would like to share this award with