Saturday, 27 February 2010

City Girls!

More Yummy Whiff of Joy stamps arrived in the post yesterday. As you can see I made good use of my time before going off to work last night so this mornings post will be a quickie as I need to get to bed...........( James has just popped out to buy bacon rolls for breakie).
Yesterdays first make is for 2Sketches4You's Laura's #46 along with
"Ribbontastic" at Cute Card Thursday.
Next is sketch #55 from The Pink Elephant & "Monochrome" at Creative Inspirations.
My third card is for Bev's sketch at Whiff of Joy, Fun with Shapes "Letter Stamp" and "One Paper" from ABC Challenges.
Next is for #127 from Mojo Monday along with "Three's Company" at Raise the Bar.
And finally for Papertake Weekly sketch from Dawny P.
  • PP ~ Pink Parfait Forever Friends.
  • Ribbon ~ Dovecraft.
  • Stamps ~ Whiff of Joy & Stamps Away.
  • Flowers ~ Prima.
  • Gems ~ from stash.
  • Ink ~ whispers Strokes Pens.
  • CS ~ SU & Coredinations.

Thursday, 25 February 2010

Thursday Catch Up!

Well you may want to get yourself a cuppa before embarking on this post....................
Today I have been trying to catch up on a few challenges before starting night duty again this weekend!
I won $10.00 to spend at The Pixie Cottage last month and bagged myself these yummy Hannah stamps.
Card 1: for #91 at Sketch Saturday.
Card 2: Fun with Shapes asked for "Spotted" & also #90 from Friday Sketchers.
Card 3: Uses sketch 44 from The Sweet Stop, Colour Create "Black, Red & Off White", Simon Says Stamp "Vintage with Flowers" & ABC Challenges "One Paper". Card 4: Uses Di's sketch from Stamping for the Weekend, "Lilac" at Just Cute Bears & "Lilac & Aqua" for Sassy Susie.
Card 5: Vikki & Susie asked for "Holly" along with Sems sketch for Sunday Stamp & Sketch.
Card 6: Is for Get Sketchy #26.
Card 7: Is for JayJay's sketch at Just Magnolia & "Topsy Turvy" for Try It Out Tuesday.
  • PP ~ BG,SU & Dovecrft.
  • Stamps ~ Magnolia The Pixie Cottage, Sarah Kay,Daisy & Dandlion, Stamps Away and MME.
  • Flowers ~ Prima & Poundland.
  • Brads ~ BG.
  • Gems ~ Papermania & Dovecraft.
  • Ribbon ~ Dovecraft.
  • CS ~ Coredinations.
  • Button & Eyelets from Stash.
  • Around the Block Paper Tagger.
  • Derwent watercolour pencil,Whisper Strokes Pens.

Crafting Life's Pieces! Thursday Catch Up pt 2..........

Card 8: Is for Basic Greys colour combo of "Pink, Lemon & Maroon" along with #155 from CPS and "Flowers" from Flourishes.
Card 9: #22 for CLP and Charisma Cardz "Birthday with Candles".
Card 10: #21 for CLP and The Crafty pad "Brown, Blue & Cream".
Card 11: #20 for CLP and Forever Friends "Hearts".
And Finally
Card 12: #19 for CLP and Stamp with Us "Photo Inspiration".
  • PP ~ BG "Lemonade and Nook & Pantry" , Forever friends & K&co.
  • Stamps ~ Whiff of Joy, Forever Friends, MME & SU.
  • CS ~ Coredinations.
  • Flowers ~ Petaloo.
  • Brads ~ BG.
  • Ribbon ~ Dovecraft.
  • Flower trimming, Lace & Raffia from stash.

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Tuesday Makes!

I've been on a Whiff of Joy Shopping Spree and bagged myself last years Summer & Spring kits . I especially love the fruity edge to Willow & Oakley's clothing , anyway prepare for a WOJ frenzied week!
My first card is for sketch and "Mum" theme from Moving Along With The Times.

next is another for Incy Wincy & "Texture", sketch from Charisma Cardz, Colour Create "Red, Pink, White, Chocolate & Silver with Hearts", Cute Card Thursday "Metal Mania".

next is "Easel card" for Everybody Art, "Thank You" at Creative Inspiration "3 Embellies, 2 PP & 1 Image" for Simon Says Stamp using #37 from Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

And finally It's Bill & Ben for Crafts Beautifuls "Childrens Characters" & Cupcake with "Friends".

  • PP ~ Papermania, Dovecraft & SU.
  • Stamps ~ Whiff of Joy & SU.
  • Flowers ~ Prima, Papermania & Lakeside.
  • Buttons ~ (Trowel & Fork) Dress It Up.
  • Ink & Brads ~ SU.
  • CS ~ SU & Coredinations.
  • Gems ~ Papermania.
  • Bill & Ben copied from CeeBeebies!
  • Peel-Offs from Stash.

Monday, 22 February 2010


Here's one more.
Using #54 from Inspirational Card Skethes, Magnolia Down Under asked for a Easel Card.
  • PP ~ Papermania.
  • Stamps ~ Magnolia & Papermania.
  • CS & Ink ~ SU.

Daffodils & Sweet Little Bunnies!!

Finally a day off!!!
I found this paper pad at the bottom of my 6x6 drawer. Its another one of those I bought ages ago but I have never used.
My first make for today uses sketch from Everybody Art and covers challenges of "Mothers Day" for Secret Crafter and Crafts Beautiful , Raise the Bar " No Stamping" , Allsorts "Tag, Ticket or Label" & "Check this Out" for Papertake Weekly.

Next is for Sketch & Stash # 29 & St Davids Day at Crafts Beautiful.

next is for February #3 for Di Hickman , "Easter" at Die Cut Dreams

& "Spring" for Stamp Something.

finally for Mercy's sketch #60, Penny Black Friends "Pink, Green & Yellow", "Get Well Soon" for Creative Card Crew , Stampavie & More , Pile It On and Paper Cutz. Lots to do "Use a Machine", Incy Wincy "Texture" , Sophisti-Cats "Embossing" & Practical Scrappers "Stamps".

  • PP ~ Papermania & K&co.
  • Stamps ~ Toodles & Binks and Penny Black.
  • CS, Tag Punch & Ink ~ SU.
  • Ribbon ~ Dovecraft.
  • Twinkling H2O.

Sunday, 21 February 2010

GSP ~ Chinese New Year.

Although a little overshadowed by St Valentines Day, the 14th February is also the start of the Chinese New Year and the year of The Tiger.
To celebrate this at Glue, Scissors, Paper this week is anything to do with the Chinese New Year My DT makes for this challenge are a Chinese Lantern. ( Everyone must have made one of these at school ) Mine is made with DCWV Far East.

Next is a "Happy New Year" card. I have recycled the tiger's head from a Ed Harvey Aftershave Gift Box I bought my Husband for Christmas. It took me absolutley ages to cut out. I then mounted it on to some black card and had to cut it out all over again!!! I google Translated "Happy New Year" then hand drew this onto the white(I apologise for my poor attempt at Chinese Handwritting). The charm is from a RAK I received a long time ago.

Saturday, 20 February 2010

Blog Candy Winner!!!

Well here is the number and name you have all been waiting for is
No 32
Please contact me at with your address!
If Debbi has not claimed her prise before friday 26th February I will draw another number!
Thank you to everyone for taking part xxxxxxxxxx

Thursday, 18 February 2010

Birdies & Boots!

I got my WOJ Birdie Love stamps this morning...............I am sooooo loving them!!!
I haven't played since Saturday so these definately helped to get me over the withdrawals!!
My first card for today is for challenges at Pollycraft "Double Up!", Quixotic Challenges "Something for Mum" , "Spring" at A Spoonful of Sugar
& Maggies sketch at Sunday Stamp & Sketch.
My next card is for ABC Challenges "O is for One Paper" , Our Creative Courner "Old but New" (which is the Papermania collosal spring DP pad) & #90 from Sketch Saturday.
Next is for Whiff of Joy "Pearls & Swirls", Birthday Sketch from Truly Scrumptious , 3 Layers for Try It Out Tuesday & Flower's for Practical Scrappers & Pile It On.
and my final card is for Rosie Dee "Just for Men"

  • PP ~ Papermania & Pepper and Friends.
  • CS ~ Coredinations & SU.
  • Stamps ~ Whiff of Joy.
  • Flowers ~ Prima.
  • Brads ~ SU & BG.
  • Buttons & Ink ~ SU.
  • Ribbon , Gems , Peel-Offs & Pearls from stash.

Saturday, 13 February 2010

For Eva More!

Well the shoulder is well on its way to recovery , its so much better today.Thank you for all the get well messages xxxxxxxx
My first card for this snowy saturday (well sleet really) is my offering to my James this year. I know its safe to post it because I don't think he ever visits my blog!!! Well he is saint enough to put up with the expense, the time my hobby takes up and enough interest to ask what I have made today, I really can't expect him to be interested enough to read my ramblings too!
I didn't notice when I took the photograph the reflection of the mirror on the silk, pretty chuffed though!
On with the challenges James' card is for Incy Wincy "Red & Black", Secret Crafter "Multifold" Lots To Do "Love is in the Air" & My Time To Craft "Hearts & Kisses".

My second for today is for Sketches{By Tamara} #106.

Next is for #53 at ICS , Recipe of 1 PP, 1 Embossing, 1 Button & 1 Ribbon for A Spoonful of Sugar & Colour Combo of Lilac, Green & White from Fun with Shapes.

And Finally #60 from Mercy & recipe from The Crafty Pad of 3 PP, 2 Hearts & 1 Fancy edge.

  • PP ~ BG Eva.
  • CS ~ SU , Papermania & Coredination's Whitewash.
  • Cuttlebug Embossing Folders ~ Paisley & Heart Block.
  • Stamps ~ SU & Penny Black.
  • Button, Gems & Raffia from stash.
  • Punches ~ SU & Dovecraft.

Friday, 12 February 2010

Sketch Friday!

My shoulder is a lot better today, or the painkillers are working better!!!
Four sketchy cards for today. I found my BG Eva PP Pad at the bottom of my BG drawer (I don't think I have ever used it!!) the first sketch is for Laura's 45th sketch for 2Sketch4You.

I love this one. I think this has to be one of my all time faves. The sketch was offered up by Martine at Basic Grey Challenges, I have combined this with challenges from Penny Black Friends "Pins & Pearls" , Practical Scrappers "Brads" & Stamp Something "Cute".

Next is for #50 from Card Patterns, "Hearts & Flowers" for Sassy Susie and Polka Doodles , "love" for The Pixie Cottage and Incy Wincy "Pink & Black".

And finally my last make for today is for Our Creative Corner #2 , Stamp with Fun "Hearts" & DCM " Have a Heart".

  • PP ~ BG & DCWV.
  • CS , Pearls & Punch ~ SU.
  • Stamps ~ Penny Black.
  • Blooms ~ Prima.
  • Gems & Ribbon ~ Dovecraft.
  • Brads ~ BG.
  • Nestabilities ~ Heart.
  • Pins from Stash.
  • Whispers Strokes Pens & Colorbox Queue Chalk Ink.

Thursday, 11 February 2010

Man Love!

I've had a couple of lazy day's .........feeling a bit sorry for myself.
I worked a night shift tuesday night, while working we had quite a heavy down pour of rain before the 2in snow fell overnight, needless to say the footware I went to work in wasn't approriate for the weather, well to cut a long story short , I fell full weight on my right shoulder! Its extremely painful............!!
I made these 2 this evening once Aiden was settled in bed. Both of these cards are for Glue, Scissor's , Paper " Non Traditional Love" .This first card uses #153 from CPS

and my second uses #24 from Get Sketchy.

Both cards are for multiple challenges ( Here Goes)


  • PP ~ DCWV.
  • CS ~ Papermania.
  • Ice Stickles ~ Silver Ice.
  • Ribbon from stash.
  • Sentiments a freebie from mag.

Tuesday, 9 February 2010

Pretty Porcelain

Very quick post again off to work in a bit!
Card 1 is for "I believe in Fairies" for Quixotic Challenges & "Things with Wings" from Pollycraft using the latst sketch from Basic Grey Challenges.
Card 2 uses #35 from Sweet Sketch Wednesday & "Pink & Cream" from Creative Inspirations.
Card 3 uses February #1 from Di Hickman and Photo Inpiration for Simon say's Stamp.
Card 4 for Carol's Sketch Fun #19 , "Have a Heart" for Die Cut Dreams, Raise the Bar "Heart to Heart" and Fussy & Fancy "Hearts"
Finally Card 5 sketch with a button & a bow for Truly Scrumptious "Spot & Dots" for Cute Card Thursday & Love Somethings for Stamp Something.
  • PP ~ BG Porcelain.
  • Ribbon & Gems from Stash.
  • Stamps ~ Penny Black & SU.
  • Ink , Brads, Buttons fabric flowers & Slider~ SU.
  • Paper flowers ~ Prima.

Monday, 8 February 2010

Blush Origins

After a nice kip this morning to recharge the batteries after my three night shifts I made it into the craft room for playtime.
I work to a nice suprise... I won at Get Sketchy with this card HERE.
I'v made 4 cards this afternoon the 1st is for ICS #52 and Allsort Challenge of "Distressing with Button & Bows".

My 2nd card is for Cindy Haffner's Sketch for Flourishes Anniversary Challenges.

Next is for Flourishes "Use a frame".

and finally for Flourishes "Favourite Stamp" Ive used Try It Out Tuesdays Sketch.

  • PP & Brads ~ BG Blush & Origins.
  • Stamps & Button ~ SU.
  • Fabric flower , Bow ~ Papermania.
  • Paper Roses ~ Poundland.
  • Ink ~ Ranger & SU.
  • Distress Stickles .
  • CS ~ SU & Paprmania.