Saturday, 29 June 2013

Sketch Saturday #265.

Good Morning All, its time for another Super Sketch from Sketch Saturday 
this week we are sponsored by the fabulous

Our prize this week is fabulous, it's the winner's choice of 5digi's from the 
Etsy store!

Here is this weeks sketch made designed  by our Queen of Sketches Jen.
hope you enjoy using it!

I have used Madeline with Retro Outfit coloured with Copic Pens,
with Pink Petticoat Papers, Core'dinations card stock and Marianne D Dies.
The flower centers are crystal headed pins cut down with pliers and fixed with silicone glue.

Saturday, 22 June 2013

Sketch Saturday #264

Good morning all its time for another sketch at Sketch Saturday.
Joining us this week is the fabulous 

This weeks prize from Laura at 
is a Rubber stamp to the value of $10.00

Where is it I here you asking?

Today, 22nd June is Jen's birthday so to celebrate we think you should pick your favorite sketch beginning from when she started designing them...

#216 was the first one she did!!! 

I have chosen #239.

I got a bit carried away with this one!!!!


PP & Digi Stamps ~ Pink Petticoat
Cardstock ~  Core'dinations .
Rosette template ~ Papermania.
Dies ~ Spellbinder's and Whimsy
Twine & Ribbon from stash.

Saturday, 15 June 2013

Sketch Saturday #263 with Sassy Studio Design.

Good morning all and welcome to another week at Sketch Saturday
Back with us this week is the ever fabulous Sassy Studio Design

The prize on offer to the winner of this weeks Sketch is a fantastic 
4 digital stamps from the 

Here's Jen's Sketch for this week

Here's my make for this week!

PP & Digi Stamp ~ Pink Petticoat.
CS ~ Core'dinations.

Saturday, 8 June 2013

Sketch Saturday #262 with Simon Says Stamp.

Its time for a new challenge at Sketch Saturday
Back with us this week is the ever fabulous 

The prize this week is a fantastic $25.00 to spend in the 

Designed by our queen of Sketches Jen!
Here's my make for today's sketch.

PP & Digi Stamp ~ Pink Petticoat.
CS ~ Core'dinations.
Spellbinder's Die's.

Today's Challenges are:

ABC Challenges ~ Masculine cards.
 Simon Says Stamp &  Sweet Stamps ~ Dad / Father's Day.

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Peacock Tattoo ~ Stage 2.

Part 2... Just 2 hours today still lots to be done as you will 

see by the purple lines but its coming along and I'm 

extremely pleased with it! 

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Sketch Saturday Belated Birthday Candy!

In all the palaver of starting my new job and trying to get back to crafting I managed to completely miss our 5th Birthday Celebrations at Sketch Saturday.  in May!!!
So to make up for it I have decided to run a candy draw for this lovely Trio of goodies!

You have 2 weeks to take part and leave your 
blog link with the Blue Froggy on the
 Sketch Saturday Blog.
There is only one rule and that is that you 
are a Sketch Saturday follower.
This Draw Closes at 2pm UK Time 19th June 2013.

June Bombshell Sketch

Its Sketch Day at 

So time for another super sketch from Kathi

Feel free to flip it, flop it, and make it your own. There's only two rules. Have fun and use your Bombshell stamps when creating your project!

Here is my offering.....


Bombshell Stamps Lotus Garden Set.
CS ~  Core'dinations

Why not hop on over to the
and play along for the
chance to win a set for Bombshell Stamps!

Today's challenges are:

Challenges for Everyone & Created with Love ~ Anything Goes.
Songbird ~ All Creatures Great and Small.

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Sketch Saturday #261~ Niki's DT week wit Lili of the Valley.

I know you wait ages for a blog post and then 3 come along all at once!!!!
This week its Niki's turn to host the sketch at Sketch Saturday,
Here is what she has to say!

"Happy Saturday Lovelies! 
Today it is my turn to host the challenge and I am delighted to say that this week we are being sponsored by the fabulous:

Lili of the Valley specialises in the design and production of gorgeous & unique rubber stamps, sentiment stamps, die-cut designs and papers for the cardmaking and crafting sector. “At Lili of the Valley, we strive to produce excellent quality products with beautiful designs that enable you to make lovely cards every time, simply and easily. We also pride ourselves on taking care with everything we do to make sure you receive great products, at a good price and as quickly as possible.”
Lili of the Valley have very generously offered a £10 gift voucher to spend in their online shop as this week’s prize.

Here is my sketch:"

and here is my make using the fabulous
 "Twice as Nice stamp that the gorgeous and very generous ladies at 
Lili of the Valley sent me to use!
I've teamed my stamp with paper's from pink petticoat, and Button Studio Buttons & Punch with some heart gems and Core'dinations Cardstock.

Bombshell Babes @ Smudged & Smeared.

using Sugar Skulls

Here's the Skull Appreciation Day Blog Hop Roster!

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Susie  {ME}

Bombshell Pin-up Challenge ~ Ms June.

Its time for another challenge over at 
Sharon Rogers, Bombshell's Ms. June, has issued a "Be Clear" challenge! She challenges you to use acetate or vellum with your Bombshell stamps to create a fabulous project!

Why not hop on over to the
and play along for the
chance to win a set for Bombshell Stamps!

I have used the Cherry Bomb set teamed with sand to make a fun in the sun shaker card!
 The shells were collected from a gorgeous Seapalling beach in Norfolk.
Paper's by Pink Petticoat and Core'dinations Card Stock.

Today's Challenges are:

Simon Says Stamp & Show ~ The Letter 'S' {Sand, Sea, Shell's & a Sexy Stamp!!!}
Cupcake Inspirations ~ At the Beach.
The Paper Girls ~ Beach.
Paper Player's ~ Summer Holiday.
Cupcake Crafts ~ Summer Scene.

The Pink Elephant ~ Summertime.

Monday, 3 June 2013

Bombshell Stamps ~ Muse Monday.

Welcome to June's Week 1 of Bombshell Stamps Muse Monday. As you probably know, each month Alison chooses a different Bombshell Stamps set to be featured here on the blog. And each Monday, different members of the Design Team feature projects using the chosen set. By the end of the month, you will have lots of fabulous ideas and inspiration for that set!  Plus, the featured collection will be on sale for the entire month! How fabulous is that?! This month's set is Mermaid Anchor.

Isn't she a beauty? And I love the dolphins that come in the set.
 Here are a couple of makes I have made using the set!