Thursday, 31 July 2008

This Thursday its all about............"Winged Things"

This Thursaday's sponsor this week is The Artistic Stamper
& again we have another fabulous prize up for grabs.
this weeks Challenge is "Winged Thing's"
Below are my creations using the Stamps Supplied by our sponsor

Chris at Pollycrafts is running a fairy Competition, I would like to enter my fairy!

  • PP & Grand adhesions ~ K&co.
  • CS ~ DCWV.
  • Stamps ~ The Artistc Stamper.
  • Button's ~ Buttons Galore.
  • Acetate & Ribbon from Stash.
  • face on button fairy ~ Lisa's Altered Art.

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

A few Cards for yesterday!

Well I suppose I had to give in sooner or later................
.............Here's my first Christmas card of 2008!!!
This card is for Xmas card Challenges at Papertake weekly and Our Creative Corner and uses this weeks sketch from 2 Sketches 4 You

next for My Time To Craft " Red, Black & White" and loosely using #9 from Sketch Saturday this cute card is for A Spoonful of Sugar's " Animal's" and uses #75 from CPS And Finally for Arty Girlz "Blue" and using #17 from Triple the Sketch

  • PP ~ Coursey fo Rak's , Basic Grey & Cherry Pie.
  • Stamps's ~Memorie's in the Making, Sugar Nellie, QKD & Cherry Pie Art Stamps.
  • Prima Flowers.
  • Rubon ~ Poundland.
  • Gems,Brads, Ribbon & Metal Embellishments from Stash.

Recieved in the post!

Here's a few things I recieved in the post yesterday.
This delightful Birhday card from my SBS18 sister Kerry.
Phillippa aka Snaggles sent me her lovely creaton for the July Crafts Beautiful Postcard Swap and the Stunning July Crafts Beautiful Bookmark Swap came Maureen aka Glittzy along with this gorgeous RAK of goodies from my Friend Sarah aka Tiggertastic Thank you all very much Lady's!!xxxxxxxxxxx

Sunday, 27 July 2008

Couple of Challenges!

Just a couple of chalenges for today, first is for July #4 at Di Hickman
Next if for this weeks Challenge of "Untraditional Shaped Tag" at Tag You're It and for Rainbow Lady a Xmas Tag


I think Ive probably said this in the past but, I adore working with Sketches!!!
First up is the circular Sketch # 54 from Sketches {by Tamara} & # 7 at Dutch Dare
Next is for this weeks A Spoonful of Sugar Challenge 9
The latest challenge at Caardvarks is a pair of sketches from Laura and Kazan
Kazan's Sketch
Laura's Sketch. This one is also for Tlida & co " Its a bugs Life" Next is for CPS # 74 And finally for Papertake Weekly, Sketch #7 from Katharina

  • CS ~ DCWV.
  • Stamped Image's, PP, Chipborad & Sticker's courtsey of the lovely lady's who sent me the wonderful goodies for my birthday.
  • Ribbon & Lace from stash.
  • Sentiment Stamps ~ All Night Media and Stamps Away.
  • Derwent Watercolour Pencils & Colourbox Queue Chalk Ink.

Wylde Woman Award

I have recieved this Fabulous Award from My fellow DT member
The award is the innovation of Tammy
the rules are:
1. You can give it to one or one hundred or any number in between - it's up to you. Make sure you link to their site in your post.
2. Link back to this blogsite so Tammy can go visit all these wonderful women
  • My First choice goes to Rosie because her imagination never ceases to amaze me!
  • To Sarah, simply because she's a star!

SBS18 Challenge " How does your Garden Grow"

Im very late with this one but better than never!!
the challenge was "How does your garden grow set by my Sister's at SbS18

  • PP Flower's and button's from RAK's.
  • Template fromPapercraft Inspiration's
  • CS ~ Papermania.

Whiff of Joy GDT Call!

Katarina is calling for a Guest Designer for the Shortly to be released Whiff of Joy Stamp Collections. the brief is to make a card using the supplied sketch.
Ive got nothing to lose so I though i'd give it a go, here's my entry.

  • PP, Stamped Image & Chipboard courtsey of RAK's.
  • Ribbon from stash.
  • Sentiment Stamp ~All Night Media .
  • Colorbox Queue Chalk Inks.

Saturday, 26 July 2008

Sketches {by Tamara}

This week I have been given a wonderful Honour, Tamara Wheeler
has asked me to be a Guest Designer on Sketches [by Tamara}

Tamara asked me to create a card using a sketch that I hadn't used in the past,

I had a hard time choosing which sketch to use so I made three and let Tamara choose!

this card was made using # 47

Next # 11 and #43

  • PP & CS ~ DCWV
  • Primas
  • Ribbon from stash.
  • Colorbox Queue Chalk Ink.

I'vr been lucky enough to recieve this award from Liz at Buttons for Brains & from my fellow This Thursday..... DT Member Tracey anyway the award comes with some rules you should nominate 1. Only 5 people allowed 2. 4 have to be dedicated followers of your blog. 3. One has to be new or recently new to your blog and live in another part of the World 4. You must link back to whoever gave you the award.

anyway heres mine:

Friday, 25 July 2008

More Birthday wishes!

I really do feel quite spoilt, Yesterday I recieved these wonderful cards and goodies!
firstly from Max aka Max62 along with the lovely paper's and 3d stickers below
Next from my SBS18 sister Jamie
Tracey aka Scrapcat1, Lindsey aka Babydoc & Isabelle aka 2Belle Thank you lady's!xxxxxxxxx

Thursday, 24 July 2008

This Thursday its all about............"The Golden Rule"

"If you want a golden rule that will fit everybody, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful."
William Morris
Our Challenge this week is sponsored by The Stampman
The DT were given some fabulous Moon Shadow Inks, Metal Embellishments,Grungeboard,Handmade paper's Rubber stamps and copperleaf to work with below are my creatings and please note thats Two weeks and no cards!
I used the moon Shadow Ink to stain the wood!
the Hieroglphyics read ATC's William Morris (1834-1896), one of the most versatile and influential men of his age, was the last of the major English romantics and a leading champion and promoter of revolutionary ideas as poet, critic, artist, designer, manufacturer, and socialist.

Tuesday, 22 July 2008

Di Hickmans Sketch July #3

Di Hickman Sketch #3

  • CS ~ DCWV.
  • Lace & Brad ~ Stash.
  • Chipoard ~ Maya Rd.
  • Metal Flower's ~ Papermania.

More Birthday wishes!

I received some more wonderful Cards and gifts today, Firstly from:
Natalie aka Sequin
Mel aka Hunny
Laverne aka Golden Hippie
carolyn aka Cupcakedaft Margaret aka Maggief2, Janice aka Jintz and Amelia aka Courtneys Mum.
Thank you Ladies for brightening my day!

Monday, 21 July 2008

Blog Candy winner!!!!!

The winner of my birthday blog candy has been selected using a random generator,
the number's 1-32
the number selected 31
Congratulations to..................................

Congratulations please email me your address and your goodies will be in the post later this week!

Ismaki #28

Created for Ismaki #28,
The girls at Ismaki are taking a break for the summer and will be back with more challenges on the 1st September!
  • CS ~ DCWV
  • Blooms ~ Lakelands & Prima.
  • Stamps ~ Dovecraft.
  • Brads ~ Papermania.
  • Sticky Ribbon ~ Anita's.

Birthday wishes!xxxxxxxxxxx

Thank you Ladies from te bottom of my heart for the wonderful gitfs, goodies and cards you have been so wonderful to send, Each and everyone is as Beautiful as the next. firstly is this Gorgeous card from Sarah-Louise aka Tiggertastic as well sa this stunning Tiara ,with matching hair pins and jewellery set,which she has made for my up and coming Wedding Day Sarah you have overwhelmed me with this gift , I can't find the words to thank you enough . Shelly aka Shellyhope
Heather aka Heather1981
Maggie 50
Rachel aka Rachelsian19
lauren aka Lollie's
Carolyn aka BigBunniesuk & Karen aka Copse Delia aka Dee Sr ,Jan aka Mistyweather,
Helen aka Lady Laurence & Marilyn aka Mama Bee. From Freinds at 3C's forum:
From my SBS18 Sister's Jane. Heather & Steph.