Saturday, 29 November 2008

Weekend make's!

I know Im late again but the ArtyGirlz asked for favourite Colour's last week here are mine, Blue and Brown is my fave card colour combination at the mo
But Red and Green are my other colours I alway's wear Red or Green, for parties and do's
At Basic Grey This week they are asking for "Apperture's"
and Dutch Dare also said "Put a Hole Somewhere"
  • PP ~ BasicGrey "Wassail"
  • Chipboard ~ Basic Grey Undressed "Happy Holiday's"
  • Embossing Powder's ~ Heat it Up!

Friday, 28 November 2008

Friday's makes!

Last week I was fortunate enough to win a fabulous prize of $20 to spend at the Shabby Shoppe from a R.A.K. on Triple the Sketch
I've used some of my spend on this card for Basic Grey's challenge of "Embossing" this week.
Today's other cards are made using sketches from
2Sketches4You bonus sketch fron Hanneke
and for Kazan's #14
todays last card is for #92 at CPS

  • PP ~ Shabby Princess, American Crafts & Pink Petticoat
  • Stamp ~ Penny Black
  • Brad's ~ Lakelands.
  • Chipboard ~ Basic Grey
  • Ribbon from stash
  • all other products from Scrappagogo kit.

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Today's Makes!

Today's makes are for Triple the Sketch sorry girls but I struggled with this one!
Next is for #29 Friday Sketcher's and finally for Decoupage at Secret Crafter Ive also used #26 at Sketch Saturday

  • All products from Scrappagogo Kit.
  • Except for Primas and gems.

This Thursday its all about..........."Chocolate, Pink & Lime"

This Thursday's Challenge this week is "Chocolate, Pink & Lime" which seem to be this year's "In" colour's for Christmas with companies Like Funky Fairy Papercrafts producing some wonderful Digital Download Kit'
The above mentioned Funky Fairy is our sponsor this week and we have a set of "A Chocolate Covered Christmas" up for Grabs. which includes the printables for this Gorgeous "Xmas "word album among other's
my second piece is a tag using this weeks Sketch from Tag You're It
and finally a Card using Sketch from Our Creative Corner and " Coffee" from DCM
This weeks Guest designer is Nancy of Never Enough Atc's( More Than Enough Grace)
this lady's work is a must to admire!!
  • PP & Printed Embellishments~ Funky Fairy's Papercraft.
  • Ribbon and Gems from Stash.
  • Coffee Mug Image hand drawn by me!

Tuesday, 25 November 2008

CB challenge

Just a quick one for today, this is for Freehartz aka Beverley's Challenge over at Crafts Beautful.
The challenge is to make a Gothic Arch! Ive made mine using the Crayon resist technique over at Cuttlebug Challenges
Cuttlebug also have some fabulous Thanksgiving Candy up for grab's HERE
  • CS ~ Papermill Shop & Core'dinations Balck Magic.
  • Cuttlebug "Textile" Embossing Folder.
  • White Oil Pastel crayon.
  • ribbon and Charm from stash.

Monday, 24 November 2008

12 day's of Christmas!

I treated myself to this new set of stamps the other day and had fun using them for
Penny Black Saturday Challenge " Funky Christmas"
in particular the " 4 Calling Birds" card for hich Ive used CPS #90 for
You may think I got a little carried away but in my defence the ArtyGirlz this week ask for a "Quote or Verse" so I thought this would fit nicely!
  • PP ~ DCWV, Dovecraft & Papermania.
  • Ribbon ~ Papermania & Stash.
  • Stamps ~ Penny Black.
  • Computer Generated Sentiments.
  • Whisper's Strokes Pens, Colorbox Queue Ink & Glossy Accents.
  • Friday, 21 November 2008

    Today's Makes!

    Todays cards are for Tie the Sketch @ Magnolia Vs Stampavie
    Silhouettes at Our Creative Courner using the 2Sketches4You bonus Sketch again!
    and finally "Cute as a Button" for Secret Crafter

    • PP & Chipboard ~ K&co Wild Saffron.
    • Stamps ~ Magnolia & See D's
    • Silhouette die cut ~ Lakelands.
    • CS & white ribbon ~ Papermania.
    • Transparency and other ribbons from Stash.

    Thanks for Looking!xx

    Alien Challenge

    Eve aka Ultramum is running a challenge at Crafts Beautiful to produce an Alien or Alien related card ....... here's my entry {sorry its a bit dark}

    I am also running a challenge on the forum see HERE for details.

    Thursday, 20 November 2008

    Thursday Makes!

    You may not agree but I think this Santa is here he is for Cute Card Thursday " Snow & Snowflakes " and I've used November #3 from Di Hickman
    Next using #71 from Sketches{by Tamara} is "Let it snow " Papertake Weekly
    This next card is for DCM "Birds" using this weeks Bonus Sketch from 2Sketches4You and Finally Using #40 from Ismaki is "One for the boy's" at Basic Grey Challenges

    • PP ~ Basic Grey" Archaic", DoveCraft & Papermania.
    • Stamps ~ Basic Grey & Habico.
    • Brads ~ Basic Grey "Two Scoops" .
    • Ribbon ~ Basic Grey" Periphery" and stash.
    • Metal Snowflakes, Felt ribbon & Transparency ~ Papermania.
    • Chipboard ~ Queen&co.
    • Ink ~ Colourbox Queue.

    This Thursday its all about..........." Playing with Paint"

    This weeks Challenge at This Thursday..... is all about paint again , any project, any style & any format as long as it includes paint in some form.
    Our sponsor this week is Toodles and Binks who Generously supplied the DT with 3 wonderful stamps and a bag for "Berry Pie" Zoomz. these Stamps can also be bought from
    Here are my makes for this week.Unfortunately Ive been a little boring in the paint skates and just stuck with my Twinkling H2)'s but the are perfect for this time of year anf these stamps too!
    First up is Fairy Wishes aslo for #33 at Triple the Sketch
    and finally for # 25 at Sketch Saturday

    • PP ~ Forever Friends.
    • Stamps ~ Toodles and Binks @ The Stamp galaxy {Celeste, Joel & Simone}, Lakelands, All Night Media & See D's.
    • Zoomz ~ Stamp Galaxy.
    • Die Cut Holly Leaves ~ Ebay.
    • Twinkling H20s.

    Our Guest Designer this week is the wonderful Emma Fleming, The Creative Elf

    Pop and have a lok at what she's been doing for us!

    Wednesday, 19 November 2008

    Wednesday Makes!

    Today's card come courtesy of sketches from,
    2Sketches4You and Cynthia at Rainbow Lady asks for "thing's with wings"
    • PP ~ Forever Friends & Dovecraft.
    • Stamps ~ Forever Friends & Lakelands.
    • Sticker ~ Forever Friends.
    • Berry's ~ Zoomz
    • Die Cut Holly Leaves ~ Ebay.
    • Ribbon ~ Papermania.

    Tuesday, 18 November 2008

    Today's Makes!

    First for today is this new baby card for "Emboss a Die Cut" at Cuttlebug Challenges using #91 from CPS
    & I had a bit of a splurge on some new Cuttlebug folder's and needed a bit of extra storage so used Di Hickmans november # 2
    Here's the template Right click on the image as "Save As" print out on to A4 card

    If you do use this template please link back to me so I can come a have a peek!

    • PP ~ K&co Wild Saffron.
    • CS ~ DCWV.
    • Funky Fibre ~ Basic Grey.
    • Die Cut ~ Sizzix(?)
    • Ribbon ~ American Crafts.
    • Stamp ~ Royal Langnickle.

    Sunday, 16 November 2008

    A couple for this weekend!

    Not a lot of time for crafting this weekend, Ive had more trips to the hospital than ever before.....
    First Aiden Sprained his Ankle at school again on friday and then Laurie gave us a scare with possible Appendicitis when turned out to be Gastroenteritis.They are both on the mend now though!!!
    My first card is for Dawny's #2 at Papertake Weekly
    and next both Cute Card Thursday and Tag you're It asked for "Red & Green" this week so Ive made a matching card and tag set

    • PP ~ Forever Friends"Christmas Glow".
    • Skicker's ~ Free with Creativity Magazine.
    • CS ~ Papermania.
    • Stickles and Glossy Accents.

    Thursday, 13 November 2008

    This Thursday its all about..........." Marvelous Metallics"

    This week at This thursday....... we want to see a bit of Shine to your projects in the form of Marvelous Metalic's. This weeks sponsor is the fabulous Crafty Individuals who supplied the DT with these wonderful Tree stamps.
    I've had my first go at a star card for this and used metalic foils to enhance the leaf stamp on the inside using Stamp 'n' Bond
    Ive used the stamp'n'Bond again to glitter this card
    and again to foil this last card.
    This weeks fabulous Guest Designer is Debbie Moore of A Card is for Life Debbie has been a much admired friend of mine for a while now and never ceases to amaze with her talents too!
    • CS ~ DCWV & Papermania.
    • Stamp'n'Bond.
    • Foil & Glitter from Stash.
    • Stamps ~ Crafty Indivinuals & Royal Langnickle.

    Wednesday, 12 November 2008

    Im back!!!!!!!!

    I dont know what it is with me but this time of year always seems to affect me in a negative way, Ive never been diagnosed with Seasonal Adaptational Depression ( then again Ive never sort help) but its the same every year for a couple of weeks I feel so low I just can't be bothered, it didn't help that Father -in-Law was staying to recovery from elective surgery, anyway Im back now, hope you haven't missed me too much!
    My first challenge card is for Cuttlebug Challenge #6
    next is for Di Hickman November #1, "Angels & Fairies " at Cute Card Thursday and "Sparkle & Bling" at DCM
    Next is for the latest sketch at I{heart}2Stamp & Monotone Rainbow colours is Rainbow Lady's Challenge Next up is for Basic Grey "Glitter " using Kazan #13 from 2Sketches 4You this next card is for Magnolia V's Stampavie "Clean & simple" using #39 from
    Finally a few thank you for some lovely swaps.
    first thank you to Jintz,Rachelsian & Copse for the wonderful ATC for the Crafts Beautiful October swap
    and to Beckyp87 for this fabulous Bookmarks and to HellyBelly for this gorgeous postcard! Thank you very much Ladies!xxxxxxxxxxxx
    • PP ~Basic Grey & Dovecraft
    • Cuttlebug embossing Folders ~ Heart Blocks & Swiss dots.
    • Stamps ~ Magnolia,Rubber Stampede & See D's "Magical Christmas".
    • Chipboard ~ Basic Grey.
    • Beads, Ribbon and Gems from Stash.
    • CS ~ Papermill shop, Papermania, Core'dinations & DCWV.
    • Embossing powder's ~ Heat It Up.