Saturday, 31 December 2011

My favourite five cards of 2011

Hiya...Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and now looking forward to seeing in the New Year...
We had a fantastic Christmas at my Mum's and Dad's..


I missed out on the fun with the lovely Debby of A Scrapjourney  and her... my favourite five Christmas cards...so thought I would join in with My favourite five cards of 2011...
OMG was much harder to decide then thought it would be but these are what I came up with..and 3 more oops lol...

Card number 1..using a Lili of the valley stamp called Daisy chain...Sorry 3 photo's.. to show side view and Box for card.






Card number 2...using a Lili of the valley stamp called Land Ahoy


Card number 3...using a Penny Black stamp called Vanilla..2 photo's, second one to show Box made for card 




Card number 4...using a Lili of the valley  stamp called Bunches of love ..2 photo's again.



Card number 5 using a Bildmalarna stamp called Mimosa- Wonderful day

And 3 more oops lol....

Using a Penny Black stamp from a Transparent set called eat cake


using a Lili of the valley stamp called Bubble Bath 

Using a digi from Digistamp Boutique called Alf and beer 

Yes Debby, top ten next year would be much easier lol...

Why not join in... it's such fun to see everyones favourites and Debby has some gorgeous Candy on offer too just for taking part...

Have fun tonight and wishing you all a

.....Happy New Year.....
.

Take care

Wendy xxx


Friday, 23 December 2011

Merry Christmas everyone.....

Just wanted to wish all my blogging friends and followers a very....

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR

Hope Santa brings you lots of nice crafty things, have fun..

I would also like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your support and lovely comments
all are much appreciated.... you are all so wonderful.

I am so pleased I finally plucked up the courage to start my own blog, back in May...
I am having so much fun, I have made so many lovely blogging friends and love visiting your blogs to see your gorgeous creations and feel so proud to be part of 4 fab teams...Thank you

Just one last card to share with you this year..
Our Daughters Christmas card, I made it pink and girly...




Close up of image

I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges
I Love promarkers #97 ~ Anything Goes (2nd entry)
My Mums Craft Shop #37 ~ Anything Goes (2nd entry)

Items used

Cuddly Buddly digi ~ From me to you and you to me coloured with promakers & flexmarkers
Daisy & Dandelion papers ~ Penelope & Percy
Martha Stewart punch ~ Vintage Doily
Nesties
Cuttlebug Snowflake die
ribbon, flower & pearls from stash

Have a fab time...Look foward to seeing your fabulous creations in 2012

Hug's Wendy xxx

Thursday, 22 December 2011

Hubby's Christmas card....

I'm back with my Hubby's Christmas card this time...
I have used my new Penny Black stamp called Xmas Troupe...
 which I was very lucky to win on the Penny Black Saturday Challenge for the White out Challenge..
Also was sent some gorgeous Ribbons from The Ribbon Girl...




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I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges
I Love promarkers #97 ~ Anything Goes
My Mums Craft Shop #37 ~ Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations #143 ~ Anything Goes

Items used

Penny Black stamp ~ Xmas Troupe coloured with promarkers
Cuddly Buddly sentiment
Martha Stewart punch ~ Pinking Scallop
Nesties
Papermania Dew Drops
Freebie papers from a mag
ribbon from stash

Thanks for stopping by

Wendy xxx

Candy win ...........

Hiya....I had a very exciting parcel arrive this afternoon...
I was the very lucky winner of Ali's of Simplystylishstamping  Candy...
Look what I got...how lucky am I .


Thank you so much Ali, will have fun using my new goodies.

Back in a bit with my Hubby's Christmas card.

Wendy xxx
Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Santa Sitting

Hiya....Sorry I,m late tonight but I'm back with another card I made for my Friend...
 this time for her to give her oldest Son who's 8.
I also made one the same for our Son who's 9.

I have used another cute Cuddly Buddly  digi called Santa Sitting.




Close up of image

Items used

Cuddly Buddly digi ~ Santa Sitting coloured with promarkers
Cuddly Buddly digi papers ~ Winter warm
Martha Stewart punch ~Embossed Zig Zag
Nesties
Marianne Design Creatables ~ Swedish Ice star
Craftworkcards message
ribbon & button fron stash

xx Thanks for stopping by xx

Wendy xxx
Monday, 19 December 2011

Going Down

Hiya...Just a quick post tonight, feeling very tired but got a few Christmas cards still to share , will post over the next few days, can't believe the big day is nearly here, are we all ready ???.......

My Friend asked me again this year if I could make her two boys a Christmas card for her to give them...tonights card is for her youngest Son who has just turned 7.




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I would like to enter this card into
My Mums Craft Shop #36 ~ Cute and Funky (2nd entry)

Items used

Cuddly Buddly digi ~ Going Down coloured with promarker
Cuddly Buddly digi papers ~ Winter warm
Martha Stewart punch ~ Pinking Scallop
Nesties
Craftwork cards message
ribbon & buttons from stash

....Thanks for stopping by....

Wendy xxx
Saturday, 17 December 2011

Snowy Again....

Hiya....At last I am coming to a  end with my Christmas cards, only one more to go hopefully...
I seem to have made a lot of batch cards the same style this year to get finshed in time...
Really must start them earlier next year and not have the mad rush at the end...

This is another one using the cute Snowy, nice and quick to colour lol....




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I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges
Lexi's Creations #55 ~ untraditional colours
Ladybug Crafts Ink #50 ~ Bingo...ribbon..flowers..punches/dies
The Stamping Boutique  #21 ~ No Traditional colours
My Mums Craft Shop #36 ~ Cute and Funky
One Stop Craft Challenge #162 ~ Christmas Sparkle
Craft Your Days Away #35 ~ Snowmen  (2nd entry)

Items used

Penny Black stamp ~ Snowy coloured with promarkers & flexmarker
Martha Stewart punch ~ Vintage Doily
Cuttlebug Embossing folder ~ Snowflakes
Cuttlebug Snowflake die
Craftwork cards message
Stickles ~ Frosty lace
flower & ribbon from stash

....Thanks for stopping by....

Wendy xxx
Friday, 16 December 2011

Totally Papercrafts DT card #97 ~ Time to Party.....

It's time for our last Challenge of 2011 at Totally Papercrafts
This weeks Challenge has been chosen by the lovely Lols and is....

TIME TO PARTY....
This Challenge is open until Thursday 5th January..so plenty of time to join in.

 
Our sponsor this week is.....

For my card, I used a fab Digistamp Boutique digi called Music Lucy and some more of my
new  First Edition papers called Dreamcatcher, soooo gorgeous.....
I made this card for my niece's 14th Birthday which is on Christmas Eve.




Close up of image

I would like to enter this card into
Sarah Hurley  Challenge #56 ~ Colouring

Items used

Digistamp Boutique digi ~ Music Lucy coloured with promarkers
First Edition papers ~ Dreamcatcher
Martha Stewart punch ~ Embossed Zig Zag
Nesties
Nellie Shellen ~ Floral punches
Craftwork cards messages

Please pop over to Totally Papercrafts to check out the prize
 and see my teamies gorgeous creations, lots of great inspiration,
We would love to see your's too.

From all of us at Totally Papercrafts
We wish you a Merry Christmas
And a
Happy New Year

Our first Challenge of 2012 will start on 6th January.

Wendy xxx
Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Divas by Design DT card #17 ~ A Merry Christmas......

Hiya...hope your week is going well...
It's time for a new Challenge over at Divas by Design and our last for this year...
This Challenge will run through until 11th January when we return..
The theme is...

A MERRY  CHRISTMAS
Our sponsors are...
and

For my card, I used a cute digi image called Cosy Snowbuddies from Cuddly Buddly, this card is for my Mum and Dad...




Close up of image



Side view

I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges
CES Challenge #65 ~ Traditional Christmas (2nd entry)
One Stop Craft Challenge wk 161 Traditional colours (2nd entry)
Winter Wonderland ~ Let it snow, Let it snow, Let it snow
Craftyribbons Challenge #8 ~ Traditional colours for Christmas (2nd entry)
Digtal Tuesday Challenge #141 ~ Winter Wonderland

Items used

Cuddly Buddly Digi - Karen Middleton ~ Cosy Snowbuddies coloured with promarkers
LOTV Circular sentiment stamp
Martha Stewart punch ~ Pinking Scallop
Nesties
Freebie papers from Cardmaking & Papercraft mag
Flowers, ribbon & charm from stash.

Please pop over to Divas by Design to check out the fab prizes
and see the gorgeous cards my teamies have made..
We would love to see your's too.

From all of us at Divas by Design
We wish you a merry Christmas
And a
Happy New Year...



Wendy xxx
Monday, 12 December 2011

A Passion For Stamps... DT card...Robin And House......

Hiya...It's the start of another week and can't believe it's nearly Christmas
 and still not enough cards to send out, how naughty am I not starting early enough..
Think I'm going to have to buy some extra nice ones lol...

Todays card I am showcasing one of Ruth's beautiful  images called...
Robin And House...





Close up of image...Robin And House

You can find this image and many more of Ruth's beautiful digi images at...

She is so talented and all her images are truly beautiful...

I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges
My Mums Craft Shop #35 ~ Traditional Christmas
Crafty Ribbons Challenge  #8 ~ Traditional Colours for Christmas
CES Challenge #65 ~ Traditional Christmas
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge #164  ~ All creatures great and small
One stop Craft Challenge wk 161 ~ Traditional Colours
Stampalot Challenge ~  Bingo I used pearls..stickles..ribbon

Items used

A Passion For Stamps digi ~ Robin And House coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers
Milton & Co Christmas papers
Martha Stewart punch ~ Pinking Scallop
Nesties
Stickles ~ Frosty lace
Craftwork cards message
Flowers & ribbon from stash

...Thanks for stopping by...

Wendy xxx
Friday, 9 December 2011

Totally Papecrafts DT card #96 ~ Anything But Christmas......

Hiya....Can't believe it's Friday already, where does the time go...
It's time for a new Challenge over at Totally Papercrafts
This weeks Challenge has been chosen by the lovely Vicky and is....

Anything But Christmas

Our Sponsor this week is....

Now I can't let my Daughter near this post as it's her 8th Birthday card
and it's not her Birthday till Monday...

I have used a very cute digi image from Digistamp Boutique called Wallace Birthday
and I  just know she's going to love it....





Close up of image

I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges
Passion for promarkers Challenge ~ Celebrations
Cute Card Thursday #194 ~ Anything Goes

Items used

Digistamp Boutique ~ Wallace Birthday coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers
First Edition papers ~ Dreamcatcher
Martha Stewart punch ~ Daisy
Roses from Wild Orchid Crafts
Lily of the valley Sentiment
Stickles ~ Crystal
Ribbons and pearls from stash

Please pop over to Totally Papercrafts to check out the prize
and see my teamies gorgeous creations...lots of great inspiration..
We would love to see yours too.

....Thanks for stopping by....

Wendy xxx
Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Fab'n'Funky Candy

Hiya...Just a quick post to let you know that the DT on Fab'n'Funky Challenge blog have started our Christmas holidays early and our next Challenge will be on 4th January 2012...

Thanks for all the fabulous entries to our Anything Goes Challenge..
There were so many gorgeous entries, it was just too hard to pick a top 3..
So we have 10 entries we would like to mention and you can  all grab a Top 3 blinkie..
Well done...Check out who they are over at Fab'n'Funky

We do have some fab Candy on offer...

A selection of eyelets, gromments and buttons
Different themed papers
Mulberry Flowers
Christmas themed stamps

Sorry no photo at the moment, mr Blogger not playing,we will try again later...

All you need to do is pop over to Fab'n;Funky Challenge blog...
and add your name to Mister Linky
There will be 5 winners...

All of us on the DT would like to wish you all....

 A merry Christmas and a Happy New Year..
See you on the 4th Jan for our next Challenge..
and good luck with the Candy..



Wendy and all the DT  xx

Monday, 5 December 2011

Snowy......

Hiya...I am so pleased that my Christmas shopping is now nearly finshed
after a day in town today, just all the wrapping to do now...
Shame I can't say the same for my Christmas cards...
have left it far to late to make the amount I need... really should know better did the same last year, oh well always next year lol...

Tonights card to share...is one of 6 (all the same) I did just to try and speed them up a bit..


I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges
Penny Black Saturday Challenge wk180 ~ Total whiteout
One Stop Craft Challenge wk160 ~ Let it Snow
By The Cute And Girly ~ Let it Snow
Joanne Sheen Challenge ~ Christmas Wishes (2nd entry)
Simon Says Stamp ~ Anything Goes (3rd entry)
I Love promarkers #94  ~ Snowmen & Snowflakes (2nd entry)
My Mums Craft Shop #34 ~ Keeping Warm (2nd entry)

Items used

Penny Black stamp ~ Snowy coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers
Marianne Design Creatables ~ Swedish Ice Star
Nesties
Cuttlebug Embossing  folders ~ Snowflakes and Swiss Dots
Stickles ~ Frosy lace
Dew Drops and ribbon from stash

....Thanks for stopping by ....

Wendy xxx

Friday, 2 December 2011

Totally Papercrafts DT card #95 ~ Let it Snow

Hiya...It's Friday again and time for a new Challenge over at Totally Papercrafts
This weeks Challenge has been chosen by Cathy and is....
Let it Snow

Our sponsor this week is....

For my card...I used one of Janet's digi images from Pink Gem Designs
called Snowman soup, soooo cute.


I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges
By the Cute and Girly ~ Let it Snow
Joanne Sheen Challenge ~ Christmas wishes
Simon says stamp ~ Anything Goes (2nd entry)
I love promakers #94 ~ Snowmen & Snowflakes
My Mum's craft shop #34 ~ Keeping warm
Craft Your Days Away #34 ~ Buttons or Bows

Items used

Pink Gem Design digi ~ Snowman soup coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers 
Papercellar paper ~ Traditional Christmas
Marianne Design Creatables ~ Swedish ice star
Cuttlebug snowflake die
Sizix phrase...Let it snow
Nesties
Fizzy Moon Festive fun ~ Buttons

Please pop over to Totally Papercrafts to check out my
my teamies gorgeous creations...great inspiration.
We would love to see your's too...

......Thanks for stopping by ......

Wendy xx

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