Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Christmas Goodies!

Despite the snow, I spent nearly the whole of yesterday in my den of delights and with the snow adding its festive feel to the air yesterday was all about christmas!!!
Tea-light Holder.
All lit up!
Little Drummer Boy.
I have left the sentiment bar empty as the recipeint is a secret.

  • PP ~ Pink Petticoat.
  • Stamps ~ Whiff of Joy, Magnolia and Stampin Up!
  • CS, Ink & Punch ~ SU!
  • Sprinkles ~ Martha Stewart.
  • Embossing Powder ~ Heat It Up!
  • Flowers ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.
  • Stickles.
  • Ribbon ~ Ebay.
  • Lace from stash.

Thursday, 25 November 2010

Gift Sets

Brrrrrrrrrr its cold in my craftroom, but I've still managed two gift sets!!
Gift Set 1 Christmas is for challenges at:

and the box crammed full with yummy toffee's

Gift Set 2 Little Girls Birthday.

with Hairband and Brooch.

  • PP ~ Forever Friends & K&co.
  • Stamps~ Whiff of Joy & Magnolia.
  • Flowers ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.
  • CS,Tag Punch & Ink ~ SU!
  • Stickles.
  • Ribbon ~ Ebay.
  • Buttons from stash.
  • Gems ~ Papermania.
  • Crochet Daisies ~ Homemade.
  • Brooch Pin & Hairband ~ Local Bead Shop.

Now I don't usually do these but the Lady who has given me his award is one of my bestest Blogging friends so there is no way she can be ignored!!!

Thank you Jacki for this lovely award.
The rules are:
  • Thank the person from whom you received your award.
  • Share 8 things about yourself.
  • Pass this award onto 8 Friends. & Inform your friends of your gift! Here goes..................
  1. I have been Nursing for 20yrs in January and have taken the decision to go back to school and learn to be a Midwife.
  2. My (Our) dream is to own a guest house in The Lake District.
  3. I'm a Cougar ( Apparently,James is 9yrs my Junior).
  4. I've alway's fancied being a Burlesque Dancer and have recently developed a passion for corsets.
  5. I spend far too much time on my laptop and not enough in my Craftroom.
  6. I would like to learn to ride a horse and maybe even Hunt.
  7. I don't drive!!
  8. But best of alland the most exciting is that my Daughter has an Audition for Britains Got Talent next week!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The friends I am going to pass this award onto are, Sarah-Louise, Rachel -Louise, Carrie, Beth, Louise, Sue, Lyn & Max.

Sunday, 21 November 2010

Tilda Sparkles.

I've been a terrible blogger the past couple of weeks and an even worse cardmaker these are the only two cards Ive made in the last week. Its been one thing after another here, I had just got over the tonsillitis then went and put my back out by slipping over in my new heels!!!
Anyway I finally managed to sit at my desk yesterday without wincing!!
Now this first card should have a sentiment or rather a name under the envelope but "Its a Secret" who its going too and it would just soooooooooooo give it away!!
Sparkle 1 is for:
Sparkle 2 is for:

  • PP ~ Daisy & Dandelion.
  • Stamps ~ Magnolia.
  • Flowers ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.
  • Stickles.
  • CS & Ink ~ Stampin Up!
  • White Gel Pen ~ Inkessensials.
  • Silver Pen ~ Papermania.

Friday, 12 November 2010

I'm Back............

............. in the land of the living after a really grotty couple of weeks of tonsillitis followed by a chest infection.....all recovered now though!
This has been a whole day long project for me today,
a gift for a wonderful lady with a new little lady!
Today's Challenges are:

  • PP ~ BasicGrey "Olivia"
  • CS & Ink ~ Stampin Up!
  • Stamp ~ Whiff of Joy.
  • Punch ~ Dovecraft.
  • Grommet ~ We are Memory Keepers.
  • Flowers ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.
  • Gems ~ Anita's.
  • Ribbon ~ Ebay.
  • Hat & Bootees ~ Homemade.

Friday, 5 November 2010

Today's Makes.

Well we're still pretty grotty here today, Aiden has been off school today with fever and sore throat too we slept the morning away together on the sofa!
I've just made the two cards today I'm affraid with my ribs sore from all the coughing I haven't got a great deal of enthusiasm but some goodies arrived in the post so I had to test them out.
Having this cold has caused a bit of a dent in my bank balance owing to the laptop making its way into the bedroom!! This week I treated myself to a mini "Bowdabra" bow making machine and a We are Memory Keepers "Easy Sew".
Hope your day..........

Thank you for.........

  • PP ~ Dovecraft.
  • Ink, CS, Punch & Stamps ~ Stampin Up!
  • Embossed CS ~ Papermania.
  • Flowers ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.
  • Gems ~ Anita's
  • Ribbon ~ Ebay.
  • Stickles ~ Yellow, Orange Peel & Gold.
  • Lace from stash.

Thursday, 4 November 2010

Edwin checking his list!

Well I'm feeling a lot better today, my throat is not as sore, just got a irritating cough and I've gone completely deaf in one ear, Pardon I here you all saying!!!
My first card of the day is for

  • PP & Rub-ons ~ Imaginisce.
  • CS & Ink ~ SU!
  • Stamps ~ Magnolia & Whiff of Joy.
  • Brad ~ BG.
  • Stickles.

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Cute Teddy and Pixies!

I have managed a couple more make this evening.
First this cute little bear:
and finally for today is a Gift Card holder

  • PP ~ Imaginence & Cosmo Cricket.
  • Chipboard ~ Cosmo Cricket.
  • Rub-on ~ Imaginince.
  • Stickles ~ Turquoise & Stardust.
  • Ribbon ~ May Arts & Ebay.
  • Tag Punch & CS ~ SU!
  • Alpha stickers ~ MLS.
  • Raffia, Button & Peel-off from stash.

Wednesday Make's!

I came home from work with a sore throat on Sunday and have been feeling awful ever since, so I would like to say a HUGE thank you ...............NOT, to the irresponsible Nurse who came into work on Friday night and kindly spread her germs about!!!
I'll get off my soap box now and get on with important blogging!
My first make for today is this Gift Set made with Pink Petticoat papers and template.
Next is Tilda for:

Dingle Dangle Scarecrow:

  • PP ~ Pink Petticoat & Fee Jay Designs.
  • Decoupage ~ Freebie from Fee Jay Designs.
  • Stamps ~ Magnolia & Stamps Away.
  • CS, Punch & Ink ~ SU!
  • Brads ~ BG.
  • Swiss Dots transparency ~ Fancy Pants.
  • Flower's ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.
  • Ribbon ~ May Arts & Ebay.
  • Glitter ~ Stickles.
  • Snowflake Die ~ Mariannes Creatables