Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Spring Fling Necklace!

Here is the necklace to match yesterday's earrings!
  • Wool ~ Pelote de laine.
  • Clasp & Buttons from stash.

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Spring Fling!

Some nice bright springy makes for today and I was desperate to try out the new toy my lovely hubby bought me at the weekend! Ive been after a new Sewing Machine for ages and was totally suprised to find one sitting on the dining table for me when I got home from work on friday evening. Well these are my first paper makes with my new toy!
Spring Butterflies!
Mum:
Spring Fling Earrings.
  • PP ~ Prima "Melody" & BG "Hello Lucious"
  • Flowers ~ Prima & Wild Orchid Crafts.
  • CS ~ Bazzill
  • Mariannes Die & SU punch.
  • Gems ~ Anita's.
  • Alpha's ~ American Crafts.

Inspirational Card Sketches ~ Sketch 108 & a DT Call

Kim and Jackie are on the move to pastures new so we are looking for some new paper crafty people to take their places along side us at Inspiration Card Sketches, if you fancy a go hop over to ICS for the terms and conditions.
This week at Inspirational Card Sketches we are sponsored by Sweet n Sassy Stamps.
My DT card for this week also covers challenges at:

  • PP & Sentimental ~ Pink Petticoat.
  • Digi Stamp ~ Sweet n Sassy Sweet Dreams.
  • CS ~ Bazzill
  • Promarkers.

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Ahhh the sun is out......

It was so nice to have the back door open while I worked today, Wilson seemed to be enjoying himself sun-bathing in the garden too!
I love you Mummy!
Happy Birthday!
This Altered Pencil Case makes the perfect gift box for my crocheted jewelery sets.
Friends like you.........

  • PP ~ Prima, BG & MME.
  • Stamps ~ Magnolia, Whimsy, Stamps Away & Yolande Derstine.
  • Punches & Dies ~ Whimsy & SU!
  • Ribbon ~ Ribbon Oasis.
  • Button from stash.
  • Rose ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.
  • Gems ~ Doodlebugs.
  • Corrugated number ~ Jenni Bowlin.
  • Papier Mache Pencil Case ~ Paperartsy.
  • Watercolour paint, Promarkers & SU! ink.

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

For the Kids!

I thought I'd have a day off from the hook today so made these two kiddie theme cards for today
Thomas and his tank engine.
Dance for Spring!
  • PP ~ MME, PP & BG
  • Stamps ~ Sugar Nellie & Whiff of Joy.
  • CS ~ Bazzill.
  • Buttons & Ribbon from stash.

Inspirational Card Sketches ~ Sketch ~ #107.

Its that time of the week again, time for another sketch from Ispirational Card Sketches.
This week we are sponsored by Some Odd Girl who are give 3 digital stamps to our lucky winner.
My card is for challenges at:
  • PP ~ Prima "Botanicals"
  • Mariannes dies.
  • Ink & Tag Punch ~ SU!.
  • CS ~ Bazzill & SU!
  • Gems ~ Papermania.
  • Flowers ~ Hobbycraft.
  • Ribbon ~ Ribbon Oasis.

Monday, 21 March 2011

Fancy Floral Footwear!

Well you wouldn't believe how toastie these slippers are unfortunately they aren't for me :0(!
The pattern come from the Patons Website and is free.

Sunday, 20 March 2011

Happy Birthday Aiden.

My Baby is 9 today and is obsessed with all things military.
Hes asked for an "Army card" which I quite liked the chice of theme at first as I'm fast running out of ideas for Fire engine themed cards.
Well this is what I came up with!
Its not my usual style and if Im entirely honest I dont really like it but what matters most it that he loves it and thinks he's got the best card making Mum ever!
I made the Dog-tags with Paperartsy's funky metal card.
and the patterned paper I found HERE
Decoupage sheets bought from Albrights craft shop in Diss.

Friday, 18 March 2011

More Monkey-ing about!

Today's make is Lou's slippers!
and 60 invites for a work mate's Birthday party!

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Monkey Mayhem!

Today's make is a cute Monkey Make-up bag adapted from a pattern from Craftbits.com

  • Wool ~ Hobbycraft.

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Inspirational Card Sketches ~ Sketch 106.

Another week and another fabulous sketch from Inspirational Card Sketches!
This week we are sponsored by DZ Doodles who are offering a prize of digi stamps from their shop!
  • PP ~ Stamping All Day.
  • CS ~ Bazzill.
  • Digi Stamp ~ DZ Doodles.
  • Raffia & Bread tagfrom stash.

Monday, 14 March 2011

Oh Baby!

Just one challenge crunching baby card for today!

  • PP ~ Pink Petticoat.
  • Stamp ~ Magnolia.
  • CS ~ Papermania.
  • Ribbon, Gems, Pins & Lace from stash.
  • Promarkers & Chalk Ink.

Saturday, 12 March 2011

Saturday Night at the Movies............

.......Who cares what picture we see!
Yay she finally made it in the craftroom!
And about time too, a frend from work is having a party for her 40th birthday and asked me if I could provide "Film" themed invites. Here's what I came up with!

  • CS ~ Papermania.
  • White Pen ~ Inkessentials.
  • Film Strip Ribbon ~ Tim Holtz
  • Eyelets ~ Ebay.

Friday, 11 March 2011

Funky Eh!!

Fun and Funky footwear and Jewellery so far thos week although I was planning to get in the craftroom and off the sofa at point today, with a stinking cold I felt very comfortable under my fleecy blanket!
Slippers for My Niece Kloe
free pattern from The Little House by the Sea
Necklace and earrings
Free pattern from Stitch Story
  • Wool ~ Hobbycraft.
  • Buttons and earring hooks from stash.

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Inspirational Card Sketches ~ 105

Another gorgeous sketch from Stacy for us to play withon behalf of Inspirational Card Sketches.
This week we are sponsored by Michelle from The Pixie Cottage who is offering a $10 gift voucher for her online store. Michelle gave the DT two of her new images by ArTish to work with I chose to use "A Bloom and her Trio and teamed her up with Pink Petticoat, Damask in olive, Grannies Wallpaper in crimsom and French Script in gold.

Monday, 7 March 2011

Lucky Ducky and a Free Patterned Paper

I thought I'd take Stamptacular "literately" today. with their Challenge this week of "Lucky Ducky" I made this "Strange" Little Ducky with a shamrock around his neck.
I looked everywhere for a shamrock printable patterned paper to make his box with, with no Lucky so decided to make my own! My Ducky is also for challenges at
So here's the free Shamrock Paper I have made using a Studio G Clear Stamp.
Help yourself by right clicking on the image then "saving as picture" and then print out as A4. Please leave a comment below if you do take the PP just so I know!xx
  • Rubber Duckie Crochet Pattern.
  • Shamrock Crochet Pattern.
  • CS ~ Papermania.
  • Stamps ~ Studio G and Daisy & Dandelion.
  • Ink ~ SU!
  • Wool ~ Hobbycraft.
  • Beads and ribbon from stash.

Saturday, 5 March 2011

Spring Flower's!

Another Crocheted make today, its too comfy on this sofa!

  • Wool ~ Hobbycraft.
  • Buttons & Clasp from stash.

Crochet Jewellery

I Thought I'd combine my crochet with Jewellery making today, I don't usually do beads as I have trouble gripping tiny things with my fingers but as these are stitched on and hooked up with a needle I fould adding these quite easy
Bracelet & Matching Earrings.
Pay It Forward Gift for Lynda.
Rose Brooch.
  • Wool ~ Hobbycraft.
  • Brooch pin & Earring Hooks~ Finding Inspirations.
  • Clasp ~ Beth Creations ( Facebook) .
  • Beads & Crochet Thread from my stash.

Friday, 4 March 2011

Wooly wonder's!

Here's todays wooly make. A cute little bag.
Now thats 7 down 3 to go! Pay It Forward gifts that is!
Link This one is going to Elli.
  • Wool ~ Hobbycraft.
  • Coconut Shell Button ~ Ebay.

Crochet Corner.

Here's a few of my makes from the last couple of weeks.
Handbag & Phone Sock.
This is the first thing I've made for ME!!
although some-one has tried to nick it off me!!
Phone Sock & Modestly Purse
( For Hidding your Pads in, not quite so embarrassing if this fall out of your handbag!! )
Another Pay It Forward Gift this one is for Leanne.
  • Wool ~ Hobbycraft.
  • Small Flower Buttons ~ Ebay.
  • Large Flower Button, Beads & Cord from Stash.

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Inspirational Card Sketches ~ 104

Another fun sketch for us all to play with this week at Inspirational Card Sketches This week we are sponsored by Digi's With Attitude. Who very kindly gave the ICS DT 2 of the New " Tweens's with Tude "
digi's to work with I have chosen to use Prom Tween.
I've coloured my Prom Queen with Promarkers and teamed her up with
Pink Petticoat Little Big Dots Dp's May Arts Ribbons and Pink Paislee Alpha's.