Monday, 26 September 2011

Our 17th Wedding Anniversary

Good morning....Hope you all had a lovely weekend,ours was a busy one again, Me and hubby celebrated our 17th Wedding Anniversary Saturday, really don't know where that time has gone...It was a very busy day as my friend and her 2 boys came from Newbury to celebrate Ben's birthday which was last Wednesday,we all had a fab day and then my Mum & Dad came to see us yesterday, which  was lovely too...

I was really naughty and had to rush to make hubby a card the night before,how bad am I lol...but saying that was pleased with the way it turned out..







Close up off image...Had a play with my new flexmarkers

I would like to enter this card into
Ladybug Crafts Ink Challenge ~ Animals



Items used

LOTV stamp ~ Toadstool for Two coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers
Pink Petticoat papers
Martha Stewart punches ~ Pinking scallop & Lace heart
Nesties
Bakers Twine & button from stash

Thanks for stopping by and any comments are much appreciated xx

Wendy xxx
Saturday, 24 September 2011

I won Kelly's, gorgeous Thankyou Candy

Woo hoooo.....The postie came with my gorgeous Candy win from Kelly of Little K Smith's crafty corner, thanks again Kelly, I really love everything and feel very lucky to have won..must get inking up those stamps they are just so sweet and the colour of those flowers are  gorgeous, fab ribbon and feathers and can't stop looking at the bag of charms/brads all so gorgeous.





Hope you are all having a great weekend

Wendy xxx
Thursday, 22 September 2011

Ben's Birthday card

  Hi....Thanks for all the birthday wishes for Ben,he had a fab day, just a shame it was a school day but we did all go out for a meal  at the Harvesters last night, was such a lovely treat,still feeling full now lol...He's so excited with all this new Lego sets and wii games,will keep him busy for a while.

When the new LOTV  Boy stamps were released, I  just had to have the Land Ahoy stamp for Ben's  Birthday card, but have struggled to find the right  papers until I saw some fabulous Nitwit papers on Vicky's blog..thanks for the inspiration Vicky you really have helped me to put together Ben's card.






Close up of image


I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges
Digital Tuesday challenge # 29 ~ People images   (used digi papers)
Here comes the Boys # 11 ~ Bingo
I choose... string... Blue papers...Die cuts

Items used

LOTV stamp ~ Land Ahoy coloured with promarkers and flexmarkers
Nitwit papers ~ Land Ho Too
Nesties
String

Enjoy your evening xx

Wendy xx
Wednesday, 21 September 2011

It's my babys 9th Birthday today

Hi all.....Where have the last 9 years gone,my Ben is 9 today and looking all grown up....I have done it again and sealed up his card before taking photo,so will have to show you later.

So instead I  will share a card I made for my Auntie and uncle for their 40th Wedding Anniversary.


I would like to enter this card  into the following challenges 
Totally Papercrafts  # 84 ~ Clean and simples
Fab'n'Funky #91 ~ A hard theme ( my hard to make card is a simple one )

Make it Monday linky party #55 ~ Anything Goes

items used

Nesties~ Plain Heart and scalloped Hearts
Cuttlebug Embossing folder ~ Roses
Mirror card
number cut on Cricut using George and Basic shapes
sentiment done on pc
Papermania Adhesive shimmer Dots
Roses and ribbon from stash

Thanks for stopping by and any comments much appreciated xx

Wendy xxx

Monday, 19 September 2011

Dexter and Beer

Well it's Monday again already...Where did that weekend go what with hubby's birthday Saturday and Ben at a party yesterday it just flew by...Thanks for the birthday wishes for hubby he had a great day.

I have now managed to take a photo of hubby's birthday card ,so can now share with you...I used one of the fab sketch's from Sketch N Stash Challenge blog ....# 64. ..have posted the sketch below my card.

My card I linked up with Make it Monday last week has been picked by Rene of cardsbyrbowen.blogspot.com to be featured on her fabulous blog....Thanks so much Rene for choosing me...you have made my day.






I would like like to enter this card into the following Challenges
Sketch N Stash # 70 ~ Free choice
My New stash is the fab image....My Neglected stash are the papers & star buttons.

Twine....Cute image....2 squares

Make it Monday #55 ~ Anything Goes


Items used

Digistamp Boutique ~ Dexter and Beer coloured with promarkers
Sentiment from Papermania clear stamps set ~ stamping for him
Making Memories papers ~ Cosmopolitan Collection
Nesties
Bakers Twine
star buttons from stash

Thanks for stopping by and any comments you may wish to leave are much appreciated xx

Wendy xxx

Saturday, 17 September 2011

It's Magnum again

Hi everyone....hope you are all well...Its my hubby's birthday today,can not share his card yet sealed it up before taking photo,will show you later after he's opened it, but can share with you his twin brothers one.

I made this card with 4 Challenges in mind .....Fab'n'Funky "have eyes down for bingo" I  went for.... stamped image....3 papers or layers....Die cuts.

Over on Sketch n Stash Challenge you have a free choice of any of the fantastic 69 sketch's  I went for #42..have posted after my card...My new stash is the fabulous Add-on Magnum & Magnum Add-ons from Ladybug Crafts Ink....My neglected stash are the papermania papers.

Over on Cute card Thursday and Crafty Ribbons Challenge .... it's Anything Goes.





I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges
Fab'n'Funky #90 ~ "eyes down for bingo"
Sketch n Stash #70 ~ Free choice 
Cute card Thursday #182 ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons Challenge #2 ~ Anything Goes


Items used

Ladybug Crafts Ink stamps ~ Add-on-Magnum & Magnum Add-ons coloured with promarkers
Papermania papers ~ Persimmon collection
Nesties
Buttons & Bakers Twine from stash

Enjoy the weekend and thanks for stopping by xx

Wendy xxx
Monday, 12 September 2011

Just for you

Hi everyone .... Hope you had a great weekend, it seemed to fly by and now its Monday again , missing Ben and Katie now they are back at school, but pleased to say they have settled back in well and both like there new teachers,that helps lol..

I had a play yesterday and inked up the gorgeous Milly Just for you by Lili of the valley,one of the many I have not inked up yet, I really must not buy anymore..not yet anyway lol..


I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges
Allsorts Challenge wk 120 ~ Flowers and Swirls
Craft Your Days Away #28 ~ Make your own flowers
Make it Monday #54 ~ Anything goes

Items used

LOTV stamp ~ Milly Just for you ~ coloured with promarkers
Craftwork cards papers ~ Vintage Rose
EK Success punch ~ Scroll & Dots
Nesties
Marianne Design creatable die ~ Swirl flower
Wild Rose Studio sentiment ~ Cute Greeting
Flowers made using Nellie Shellen floral punches
ribbon & pearls from stash

Thanks for stopping by and any comments are much appreciated xx

Wendy xxx

Saturday, 10 September 2011

Woohoooo! My first.. I made Top 3

OMG...I have just found out I have made Top 3 over on the CES Challenge blog for last weeks challenge Raise your Glasses..It was the card I made for my Dads Birthday using the fab Digistamp Boutique Alf with Beer ...Here

I am sooooo Excited to have been picked,thanks ladies...This is my first Top 3 badge and have proudly put it in my sidebar.

Hope you are all having a fab weekend whatever you are up to x

Wendy xx
Thursday, 8 September 2011

Magnum

Well ...I have finally got around to inking up one of my winning stamps of Kerry from Ladybug Crafts Ink,which I was very lucky to win back at the end of July....He's called Magnum and is just fab,and that's coming from a non-cat lover lol...

Kerry has just Released  a new range of stamps called The Wrinkley's... check them out they are brilliant,made me smile, such fab sentiments too...Ladybug Crafts Ink.co.uk...

If you pop over to Ladybug Crafts  Ink Challenge Blog before 12pm midday Mon 12th Sep... there is a apportunity to win all 6 new releases ...how greats that..

And here he is..




Close up of image

I would like to enter this into the following Challenges
The Poodles Parlour ~ Animal Antics
Fab'n' Funky #89 It's so funny!

Items used

Ladybug Crafts Ink stamps ~Add-On Magnum & Magnum Add- ons coloured with promarkers
Papermania papers ~ Spring Burst
Martha Stewart punch ~ Layered Arches
Nesties
Button &  Bakers twine from stash

Thanks for taking the time to look and any comments are much appreciated xx

Wendy xx
Monday, 5 September 2011

Dad's Birthday

Hi all... Hope you had a great weekend, we had a quiet one,but was actually quite nice just chilling out before hubby having to go back to work today after a fab 3 weeks off and Ben & Katie are back to school tomorrow... boo hooo.. will miss them.....

Today's card I made for my Dad's Birthday using one of the fab images from Digistamp Boutique called Alf with Beer, so fun to colour in.




Close up of image

I would like to enter this into the following Challenges

CES Challenge #52 ~ Raise your Glasses
Basic Grey Challenges week 52 ~ Celebrations
I love promarkers #81 ~ Anything goes
Passion for promarkers week 115 ~ Anything goes

Items used

Digistamp Boutique ~ Alf with Beer coloured with promarkers
Basic Grey papers ~ june bug
Martha Stewart punch ~ Embossed Zig Zag
Nesties
Craftwork cards message
Anita's 3- D clear Gloss
Button & Bakers twine from stash

Thanks for taking the time to look and any comment much appreciated xx

Wendy xxx





Saturday, 3 September 2011

Something a bit different

Hi all...Hopefully have now caught up with you all, really sorry if I have missed any one.

Todays card is a card I sent to Ruth of A passion for cards,who's Birthday was last week, knowing she's likes floral cards I dug out a Penny Black stamp called unfold and tried something a bit different for me,I paper pierced the flowers and added some Antia's 3D clear Gloss to bring it to life a bit (not showing up very well in photo) so strange to make a card with out promarkers now lol...



Items used

Penny  Black stamp ~ unfold
Papermania papers~ Blueberry Hill
Nesties
Craftwork cards message
Royal Lace Doily
Anita's 3- D clear Gloss
Papermania pearls

Hope you have a fab weekend.

Thanks for looking and any comments you may wish to leave are much appreciated xx

Wendy xxx

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