Monday, 30 November 2009

Indigo Elephant.

Just one more for today......I'm getting a bit fed up with Bacteria & viruses James ,Aiden and Myself seem to have built a conveyor belt of germs over the last 3 weeks and YES its my turn again!!! Last week I lost my voice for 3 days with laryngitis last week and now today I wake up with a stinking cold! Thank heaven for Vicks Vapour rub and Broncial Balsam!!!
Todays Calender is for challenges at ABC Challenges "I is for Indigo Blue", I promise you despite the poor photo that the Backing Paper covering is Indigo Blue and not black!! I have used todays sketch from Louise at Creative Inspiration.
  • PP & Stamps ~ BasicGrey.
  • Calender ~ The Works.
  • Gems & Ribbon from stash.

Cook Up A Card ~ December Recipe.

My card for today is for the December Recipe over at Cook Up A Card this months recipe is 3 bows , 2 PP & 1 Snowman . There is a fabulous prize of some Smirk goodies, hop on over for a peep and why not try your luck.
This card also covers challenges at The Cuttlebug Spot "Winter", Crafty Cardmaker "Alternative Christmas" & I have used this weeks sketch from Chelsea at Crafting Lifes Pieces.
  • PP & Stamp ~ Dovecraft.
  • CS ~ Stampin Up!
  • Ribbon & Fibre from stash.
  • Ink ~ Brilliance.

Sunday, 29 November 2009

Just the one!

With James dispatched safely off to gloucestershire again for another week Ive just had time for one card this evening This one is for Our Creative Corners Thursday Sketch
  • PP & Stamps ~ Stampin Up!
  • Embossing Powder ~ Heat It Up!
  • Ribbon from stash.
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Friday, 27 November 2009

Clear as Day & Winter Love.

Just a couple for today.........James is due home any minute. He's been in Gloucestershire since Sunday on a course, so I suppose I better show him some attention when he gets home. LOL!
Using Di Hickmans November #4, this card is for Crafty Cardmaker's "Clear as Day".

Next is for Simon Say's Stamp "Winter Love" & "Glitter" at Cuttlebug Challenge using the latest sketch from The Pixie Cottage.

  • PP & CS ~ Stampin Up!
  • Stamps ~ Papermania, Daisy & Dandelion & All Night Media.
  • Cuttlebug Folders ~ Snowflakes & Swiss Dots.
  • Poinsettia ~ Prima.
  • Ribbon ~ Bubbly Funk.
  • Ink ~ Stazon & Brilliance.
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Thursday, 26 November 2009

Sketchie Day pt1.

I treated myself to the gorgeous November Bubbly Funk "Christmas Magic" Kit and a few of the add ons. As you will see I've been having lots of fun today!
Card 1: is for Clare's sketch at Moving along with the Times.

Card 2: Is for Sandies sketch at Paper Play.

Card 3: Is for Kazan's #40 at 2Sketches4You.

Card 4: Is for Willows Sketchie.

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Sketchie Day pt 2.

Card 5: Is for sketch at Limelight Papercrafts.

Card 6: Is for Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Card 7: is for ICS #44 & "Christmas Carol or Song Title" for Allsorts.

and my final card for today is for Debbies sketch at Truly Scrumptious.

I think I will be cheeky and enter all 8 cards for Papertake Weekly's "Christmas Cracker"
  • PP ~ Fancy Pants.
  • Leaves, Poinsettias, pearl & gem swirls ~ Prima.
  • Loads of stickles.
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Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Wednesday fun!

Just a few makes for today, I've not been on top form today so I've been curled up on the sofa with a hot water bottle for most of the day !
My first card is for Sem's Sketch at Sunday, Stamp & Sketch and The Pink Ellephant "Plaid, any no of Brads & No Ribbon"

Next is for ICS #43 , A Spoonful of Sugar "Brown with Blue or Pink" and Creative Card Crew "Favourite Things" This card covers lots of my faves Snow, Ice-skating, the colour scheme and especially the stamp!! This card is also for Caardvarks "Colour It"

Finally for today is another calender for Secret Crafter & " Beads" for Rainbow Lady .I've used a sketch from Our Creative Courner.

  • PP ~ Stampin Up & Unknown Digi site.
  • Stamps ~ Toodles and Binks and Daisy & Dandelion (small snowflake).
  • Snowflake Punches ~ Xcut & Woodware.
  • Brads ~ BasicGrey.
  • Beads ~ Zooms.
  • Holly Leaves ~ Lakelands.
  • Felt Ribbon ~ Papermania.
  • Rub-ons ~ Fancy Pants.
  • Ribbon & Gems from stash.
  • Whisper's Strokes Pens.
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Tuesday, 24 November 2009

Tuesdays Makes Pt 2!

Card 5:
Is for Just Magnolia "Masking" Ive used #143 for CPS & for " Nature" for Stamptacular.

Card 6: Is for My Time To Craft " Under My Umbrella", Crafty Calender Challenges "Weather", I've used this weeks sketch from The Crafty Pad

Make 7: My Eldest is off to Germany on her first foriegn school trip next week as a treat I bought her a few extra Euro's and made this wallet to put them in.

Cupcake asked for a gift card holder but Im hoping they will allow me this slight difference.

the card reads "Haben Sie eine wunderbare Reise" or "Have a wonderful Trip!"

  • PP ~ BasicGrey & MME.
  • Stamps ~ Magnolia , The Crafty Pad & Artistic Outpost.
  • Flowers & Ribbon from Stash.
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Monday, 23 November 2009

Mondays Makes pt 1.

Well with James away for 2 weeks I have more time than ever to play...........
Todays makes are an attempt to catch up with the needed Christmas cars for a never ending list!!
Card 1: For "Stitching" at Practical Scrappers, "Rub-0n's" at Pile It On Ive used this weeks sketch from Crafting Lifes Pieces.

Card 2: At Pollycrafts this weeks challenge is Christmas, Colour Create asked for Red.Green & White, using this weeks sketch from Lili of the Valley.

Card 3: For "Read all about it!" at Paper Play using #42 from Card Patterns.

Make 5: Secret Crafter asked us to "Make a Calender"

  • PP ~ Papermania & Stampin Up.
  • Stamps ~ Papermania & Inkadinkadoo.
  • Pearls ~ Prima.
  • CS ~ Stamping Up!
  • Mount Board ~ My local Picture Framing Shop.
  • Gold Stitch Rub-ons ~ DCWV.
  • Gems & Ribbon from Stash.
  • Happy Christmas Bar ~ Ebay.
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Monday makes pt 2.

Card 5: Is for "Nursery Rhyme" at Crafts Beautiful ,I've used this #78 from Sketch Saturday

Card 6: Is for "Intitial Thoughts" at DCM using #79 from Friday Sketchers.

Card 7: covers challenges at One Stop with "Snowflakes" , recipe of 3 brads, 2 PP & 1 stamp from Stamp with Us, Ive used this weeks sketch from Jen at I{Heart}2Stamp.

And Card 8: My final make for today is for Penny Black Friends "Winter Wonderland" & also for Maggie's Side Step Card Challenge at Crafts Beautiful

  • PP ~ Stampin Up , DCWV & Laura Ashley.
  • Stamps ~ Penny Black , QK & Stamping Up.
  • Brads ~ Lakelands, Papermania & Basic Grey.
  • Snowflake Punch ~ Woodware.
  • Rub-on ~ Making Memories.
  • Ribbon, Chipboard & Gems from Stash.
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Sunday, 22 November 2009

Todays Makes!

A few quick makes for today.
My 1st Card for today is for Willows Sketchie. I've used PP and stamps from the Joyeux Noel Range from Papermania.

Next is for Marlene's sketch at The Sugar Bowl. The PP used in this card is a freebie from Cardmaking & Papercraft Magazine,Lighthouses from ebay.

My 3rd card is for Challenges at Stamp Something "Thank You", Recipe ( 1 Ribbon, 2 PP & 3 Buttons) at Paper Play using November #3 for Di Hickman. I've used Laura Ashley "Love Song" PP , Prima Flowers , All Night Media sentiment stamp and Buttons and Ribbon from My stash.

and finally for Our Creative Courner colour challenge ( Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa, White & Pumpkin Pie),for "Pockets" at Dutch Dare & Creative Inspiration and for Free Theme at , Lots To Do! My pocket card is made with Stamping Up! CS, PP, Punch & Stamps , ribbon from Stash.

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Saturday, 21 November 2009

Blogerversary Candy Winner!!

The Winner is Craftyanny!!
Well done !!
Can you please email me your address and I will get your prize out to you a.s.a.p.
Can all that entered please do so to as I have a little something for you all to thank you for entering!!

Thursday, 19 November 2009

A Few More Sketches!

Good Evening all, a bit of a late post today,
I've been at work today and then Aiden had a friend round for tea!!!
But as ever plenty of time to play!!!
Card 1 : is for Forever Friends "Glitter" using this weeks Sketch challenge from Papertake Weekly.

Card 2: is for "Santa" for Die Cut Dreams using this weeks challenge from Crafting Lifes Pieces.

Card 3: Is for A Spoonful of Sugar's "Baby's 1st Christmas!" & Penny Black Friend's "Christmas for a Girl"

Card 4: Is for a Photo Inspiration Colour Challenge from Stamp With Us!using a sketch from Our Creative Courner.

  • PP ~ Stampin Up & DCWV.
  • Stamps ~ BasicGrey, Penny Black,Forever Friends ,Daisy & Dandelion, SeeD's & Inkadinkadoo.
  • Die Cut Flourish ~ Bazzill.
  • CS ~ Stampin Up & Papermill Shop.
  • Fiber ~ Papermania.
  • Glitter ~ K&Co.
  • Poinsettia & Mistletoe from Ebay.
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A Few More Sketches Pt 2!

Card 5: Is for Cardalicious " Thank You, Red & Black with Flowers!" Using the Bonus Sketch from 2Sketches4You.

Card 6 : I'm hoping for a little bit of "Artistic Licence" with this one!!! For "Wild Animals " for Bubbly Scrumptious & "Animal Antics " for Simon Say's Stamp,using this weeks sketch from Moving Along With The Times.

  • PP ~ BasicGrey & Cherry Arts.
  • Stamps ~ BasicGrey & All Night Media.
  • Brads ~ Papermania.
  • CS ~ Papermill Shop.
  • Fringing from Stash.
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Wednesday, 18 November 2009

Sketch Day Pt 1!

This months Kit from Scrapagogo was a bit eccentric so needless to say some of todays cards are too!!
This post have 3 parts to it as I've been on Super Charge today( & I even managed to cook Roast Chicken too!!!)
Card 1: Sketch is from The Pink Elephant , "Card for a Child" from Allsorts and "Glitz & Bling" from Basic Grey.

Card 2: Is for 2Sketches4You ,Lots to Do "Embossing".

Card 3: Is for Stamp Something .

Card 4: is for Just Magnolia.

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