Thursday, 28 February 2008

One for the Girls....WARNING this post contains nudity!!!!

Do you remember a few weeks back when I posted my saucy Valentine present to James Well this One's for the girls........ the Images are from a Cd Called Classic Male Nudes bought from Ebay.
Sorry about the fig Leaves but some people find willie's a lot more offensive than Boob's!!!!!!

Wednesday, 27 February 2008

My Time To Craft!! Challenge 3#

At this weeks challenge is "Things with Wings" Ive used PP from the K&co K Bailey Matstack, Rubber stamp is by Dawn Bibby and the Viole fower from my stash.

Ive been given an Award!!!!

Nicola at & Cindy at awarded me this "You make my day" award. Thank you Both so much , this is my first award . If you haven't already been to Nicolas blog then you've missed out.......She's an absolute world of talent and is a solid source of inspiration!

Cindy Is in New Zealand and is relatively new to blogland,She's a lovely CB friend with some great ideas! I'm going to Award the following 5 people for the same reason.

1) Write a post with links to 5 blogs you find of interest and that inspire you.

2) Acknowledge the post of the award giver.

3) Display the logo 'You make my day'

.4) Tell the award winners that they have won by commenting on their blogs with the news.

Sketch this: cards 43#

Two cards for #43. this first card i painted some foil with Cranberry Aidrondack Alcohol Ink and the embossed using Cuttlebug Heart Blocks Embossing folder. Funky foam Hearts from LP Creative and ribbon from stash. Papermill Shop CS and red and pink Colorbox Queue Chalk Ink. PP & Chipboard from Dovecraft Retro Flowers range ribbon from stash Again Pink Colorbox Queue Chalk Ink.

Tuesday, 26 February 2008

And for something completely different.....

Here's a bit of a contrast to the usual stuff I "churn" out................. Both cards are made with DCWV Rock Star Matstack The top card uses Rock Queen Ribbon & Chipboards and the bottom cards uses Rock Star Ribbon and Rock King Chipboard! I love the way the red of the throw has reflected on the Silver guitar and the edge of the star. Both cards use #42

Challenge day!

This first card is for " Friendship" challenge the PP are from DCWV Far East , Stamp is from Oriental collection @ Lakelands,painted with Twinking H2O's and edged in gold marker pen. The Symbols read "Friendship". this week is sponsored by Bootiful Stampz and the theme is "Circles", Ive used Free PP from Simply cards and Papercrafts Magazine, Chipboard Stickers by Pebbles Inc and Ribbon from my stash. Ive also adapted CPS#52.
Ive used this weeks Sketch and the last of my QKD Kit PP's for this card all the other bits and pieces also come from the kit. Kits are avalible from
This Last card is for this CPS #53 Again the papers are freebies from the same magazine and Pebbles Inc chipboard Stickers

Poppicrafts Competition

Michele is running a competition with a recipe: the recipe is 3 Blooms, 2brads and 1 ribbon. Ive layered 3 seperate die cut flowers into 1 and have place a self adhesive gem in the cetre to finish it off. Also at the Challenge is "Blue & Green should never be seen" PP are from Dovecraft Aquamarine Designer pack. Finally Ive used saturdays Sketch from the "Friend" stamp is from QKD.

Here's another Blog thing!

You are a Dark Red Rose
You represent unconscious beauty and deep passion. Your vibe: sophisticated and worldly Falling in love with you is: wildly carnal and forbidden">What Color Rose Are You?
So for all those people who actually know me............ get off the floor ans spot pyl RIGHT NOW!!!

Sunday, 24 February 2008

Papertake weekly Challenge "Spring in your Step"

At they are running a competition with gorgeous stamps from Aunty's Store. the Challenge is to make a card with a spring theme. I have used PP from DCWV Pocket full of Posies and Spring matstacks, Papermania silk flowers,BG two Scoops Brads, Stamp from See D's Spring Bloom set and Ribbon from Stash.

Saturday, 23 February 2008

Deadline approaching....

Just 1 more week to get your entry's in for the CMUtd Mothering Sunday Challenge . all entry's must be posted by Midnight Saturday 1st March. Come on, Come and play!

Thursday, 21 February 2008

The Fruits of todays labour!

Sort of lost my MOJO there for a few days ( for those that saw my post about the Hospital, Everything is fine!!!) so had a catch up today .Starting with this one for #7 and for "Shapes". PP DCWV Spring Matstack, Papermania CS and Dome Stickers, Stamp- All Night Media and ribbon from Stash. My 2nd card is for "Oh So Juicy" Little extra! PP and Brads both DCWV Spring, Silk Flowers- Papermania, Small brad - BG two Scoops, Stamp - All Night Media, Ribbon from Stash
This 3rd card is for #52. PP Dovecraft Retro Flowers and ribbon from Stash.
And finally for February #3 and "Love and friendship" .PP and Brad from the Dovecraft Retro Flowers range, Ribbon BG Obscure Flower from Stash and stamp Unknown!
I love these funky paper's!

Monday, 18 February 2008

Deco ladie's Bookmark.

This bookmark is for this weeks "Stamping" Challenge. The tamps are from the (Twentie's No 1#010 and Calligraphic mat #15) Ive used Adirondack Alcohol inks in Stream, Red Pepper & Butterscotch on glossy card,layered on thick Black CS and trimmed with BG Vagabond fibres

Girlie Girlie Have a Sugar Nellie Challenge this is for thier 4th and the theme is "Baby Pink" I can see an online shopping coming on here I only have 2 of these lovely stamps . Natalie at is offering some blog candy for a pink Birthday card.Here's my offering the backing paper is from the New Dovecraft Glamorous collection

Sunday, 17 February 2008

My Time To Craft!! Challenge Blog

One of the Ladies from this new Challenge blog hopped on to my spot the other day and left me the link. The first of their Challenges is "Newspaper", I know Ive cheated a bit here but the only Real newspaper I have in the house is that lining the bottom of Harvey's (my Cockateil) cage, somehow I didnt fancy recycling that!!!!

CMUtd Challenge Place - Challenge #3 Mothering Sunday

The 3rd Challenge is underway at . This fortnight the Challenge is to ..... ...make a card of any shape or format as you like but the sentiment must include the word Mother/ing( Mum, Mam or Mummy) Here's the cards I made for the Challenge blog This the first time I've used my "maggie" stamp She's so cute and cheeky. I coloured her in using Derwent watercolour pencils, BG Lily Kate BP, Sygento Mulberry Flowers, Papermania Ribbon brad, Ribbon from Stash and Colour Box Queue Chalk ink in Maroon to Stamp "Mummy" and to edge the BP.
PP, Chipboard,and Stickers all from Papermania Vintage Designer Collection ans Anita's Outline Stickers.

Saturday, 16 February 2008

Caardvarks "Lovefest - Anniversary"

Caardvarks are continuing their Lovefest this week with the theme of Anniversary, and as QKD is sponsoring I though I use my lastest QKD stamps these gorgeous Doodled birds. Ive embossed with Heat it up Enchanted gold and used a strip of Cuttlebug Embossing "script" highlighted with Pearl ex pigment powder in pale gold. There's some odd things going on out there, from what your hair say's about you to this daft one!!!!!!
You Are a Colon
You are very orderly and fact driven. You aren't concerned much with theories or dreams... only what's true or untrue. You are brilliant and incredibly learned. Anything you know is well researched. You like to make lists and sort through things step by step. You aren't subject to whim or emotions. Your friends see you as a constant source of knowledge and advice. (But they are a little sick of you being right all of the time!) You excel in: Leadership positions You get along best with: The Semi-Colon
What Punctuation Mark Are You?

Friday, 15 February 2008

There's Blog Candy out there.......

Claudia has offered a Magnolia stamp and some stamp images and the challenge is to make a card using your favourite colour. Well I have too many so this is my favourite combination at the moment! OH I bet you cant guess what I got in the post today? Yup my MM Grommet Kit.
Katherina is celebating 10,000 hits and has offered a sketch to use for her candy. for details visit
And Finally Sue at is celebrating 50,000 hts and wanted a lilac card so here's my entry, I must apologise for the much glace on the pearlescent paper, the sentiment reads "Mum..."


I completely let this one pass me by, so had to catch up a bit. this is for this weeks "Love and Friendship" Challenge but as I missed last weeks Ive used the Paper Pesto template and the red and black ribbon for tuesdays little extra and there's "A whole lotta love" going on at too!

Thursday, 14 February 2008

Queen Kat Kit

My monthly subs Kit from I coundn't wait to get started so despite the fact that this kit only arrived at 6.30 pm here are my offerings..... Using papers from the kit I have made this 1st card for this weeks february #2 and "Simply Stripes". QKD stamps and Mm rub ons included in the kit.
the 2nd card is BG Periphery PP's and ribbon, Papermania CS and QKD Stamps. This card uses this weeks #51

Caardvarks "Lovefest - Baby Love"

Two cards for this challenge:
top cards is made with papermaina CS and PP, Lace Ribbon from stash and Rub ons from Poundland.
bottom card: BG Romany PP, Papermania CS, Knitted embellishments from Ebay and rubon as before.Ive used february #2 from and "Simply Stripes" Challenge.

Another Saucy card for James!!!!

Here's the card I made james for Valentines Day, mmmm Getting quite saucy in my old age. Template is from Ive used DCWV Rock Star paper and papermill shop CS. Oh and he Loved his book!!!!!!!!

Monday, 11 February 2008

What my name meams!! Apparently!!

What Susie Means
You are the total package - suave, sexy, smart, and strong.You have the whole world under your spell, and you can influence almost everyone you know.You don't always resist your urges to crush the weak. Just remember, they don't have as much going for them as you do. You are a very lucky person. Things just always seem to go your way.And because you're so lucky, you don't really have a lot of worries. You just hope for the best in life.You're sometimes a little guilty of being greedy. Spread your luck around a little to people who need it. You tend to be pretty tightly wound. It's easy to get you excited... which can be a good or bad thing.You have a lot of enthusiasm, but it fades rather quickly. You don't stick with any one thing for very long.You have the drive to accomplish a lot in a short amount of time. Your biggest problem is making sure you finish the projects you start. You are friendly, charming, and warm. You get along with almost everyone.You work hard not to rock the boat. Your easy going attitude brings people together.At times, you can be a little flaky and irresponsible. But for the important things, you pull it together.

Friday, 8 February 2008

A Gentlemen's Relish - WARNING -This post contains nudity

Since I was about 9 I have had a passion for all things Victorian. Novels, Costume and society in general. I bought a Cd several months ago titled Victorian pin-ups. ok so maybe Im a bit niave but I was suprised to discover that the Cd contained Porn!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Not wanting to waste my money I kept the Cd thinking that I may be able to use the images in the future.
I wonder if you remember the T.V. programme called A Gentlemens Relish staring Billy Connolly and Sarah Lancashire. In this series Billy is a Photographer and Sarah his Housekeeper
and in around aout way produce the first Pornographic Magazine.
Two weeks ago at my Canterbury Retreat Babs taught me how to make these Lovely Accordian books and this dispersed a seed in my mind.
I have been racking my brain for weeks as to what to do for James Valentine Card and this solved my problem. James is a keen photographer and has a small colection of Victorian postcards of the afore mentioned subject. Anyway theres enough of the waffle below are picture of the Gentlemens Relish I have made for my James
I would love to hear your thoughts on this project!

Wednesday, 6 February 2008

Caardvarks "Lovefest"

Card 1
Card 2 Card 3 Card 4
Card 5
Card 6
Card 7
Caardvarks are having a Lovefest so i thought I'd join in, Here are 7 Valentine cards for variou other Challenges too!!!