Saturday, 27 April 2013

Di's Digi Designs Challenge ~ Any Shape but Square...........

Hiya all....

We have a fabulous new challenge for you over at....
The challenge theme this fortnight is...

Any Shape But Square


Our fabulous sponsor for this challenge is...


The lucky winner will receive any two templates of their choice.



I really enjoyed making my card for this challenge, made a pleasant change from my usual square cards....must remember to do this more often.

Love this bunny image called Daffodil Bunny from Di Digi Stamps found HERE



I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Whoopsidaisy challenge ~ Use circles on your creation
Digi Haven ~ Use a Button
Delightful Challenges ~ I Appreciate You!
Simon Says Stamps ~ Anything Goes (2nd entry)
Penny's Paper-Crafty challenge ~ Anything Goes (2nd entry)

Items used
Di's Digi Stamps ~ Daffodil Bunny coloured with promakers & flexmarkers
DCWV  Papers ~ Blossoms & Butterflies
Marianne design creatables LR0112  Die used to make the shape and flowers that come with it
Circle Nesties
Papermania buttons


Do hope you will play along too this fortnight...pop over to see my teamies gorgeous cards for some fabulous inspiration.If you use an image from Di's Digi Stamps  you have a chance to win 2 images from Di's Digi Stamps in addition to the sponsor prize.

Enjoy the weekend
hugs
Friday, 26 April 2013

Totally Papercrafts DT card #164 ~ Flowers and Lace............

Hiya all...It's Friday again already, hope you are looking forward to the weekend and have some nice things planned.

It's time for a new challenge over at
This week it's my turn to host and I have chosen the theme....

Flowers and Lace


We have two fabulous sponsors this week.....

£10 Gift Voucher

and

$10 Gift Certificate 

The StampFairy have a sale on until 30th April, all images have 50%off...So why not pop over and grab a bargain or two.

I have used a StampFairy image called Linda Spring, shes adorable. Love these Isabella First Edition papers, the colours are gorgeous...but so hard to get a good photo of the glittered ones, well on my camera anyway.  


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Love to Create #62 ~ Bingo-I have used Lace, Die cuts/punches and gems/bling
Passion for Promarkers ~ Animals
Simon Says Stamps ~ Anything Goes
Penny's Paper - Crafty challenge #124 ~ Anything Goes
Oldie But A Goodie Challenge ~ Make it girly-old flower punches (2nd entry)

Items used
StampFairy image ~ Linda Spring coloured with promarkers
First Edition papers ~ Isabella
Nestabilities Fleur de lis Squares
Nellie Snellen Floral punches
Lace and pearls from stash


For lots of great inspiration, pop over to TPC to see my teamies gorgeous makes , we also have Annette and Celine  from the StampFairy DT who have joined us this week with their fabulous gorgeous creations....Thank you ladies.


Thanks for stopping by
Enjoy the weekend
Hugs

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

1000 Followers Candy over at Fab'n'Funky Challenges....


Hiya all....Just popped on to let you know, we have 1000 followers  candy over at Fab'n'Funky Challenges to say  a  BIG THANK YOU for helping us make our challenges so successful...We are all really excited to see we have hit the 1000+followers...Thank you


Judith has put this gorgeous candy together for one of our lucky followers...pop over to Fab'n'Funky to link up and see all details.


Prima Romance Novel paper pad
Prima Romance Novel butterflies
Prima Romance Novel wooden pegs
Two reels of ribbon
Tim Holtz ribbon and lace trims
Anna Griffin rub on letters
3 packs of Stick on rhinestones
some "bling" shapes and stickers
set of floral stamps (not pictured)


..pop over to Fab'n'Funky to link up.
It will be drawn on 1st May
 - good luck -


Hugs


Monday, 22 April 2013

Guest Designer at Forever Friends........

Hiya all... Excited to be here with a GDT post for Forever Friends challenge.

A new challenge has started over at Forever Friends and the lovely talented Di from Di's Digi Stamps is one their fabulous sponsors this fortnight. As I'm part of Di's design team, I was asked and the rest of the team if we would like to be guest designers ...thank you. 

This fortnights challenge theme is...

Lots Of Flowers

Two fabulous Sponsors this fortnight

The lucky winner will receive a $10 voucher

and

Little Miss Muffet 
3 images of the winners choice


This little cutie is Wendy's Flower Barrow from Di's Digi Stamps found HERE
I have added lots of flowers to this one, what with the image, papers and gorgeous Memory box Cosmo border and Fabulous Phlox dies....hope you likely 


So disappointed with the way the colours have come out on this photo, the card stock I have used is a gorgeous petrol blue/Marine colour which goes so well with the papers...hard to believe looking at this. My hubby's camera which I usually use has had to be sent back to Cannon as not focusing very well and only about 8 weeks old, so have used my little old thing :((


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
The Paper Shelter #108 ~ Make it Bloom
Oldie But A Goodie Challenge ~ Make it Girly (old things-papers and pearls)
Allsorts Challenge ~ A Passion for Flowers
Inky Impressions ~ Punches/Dies (2nd entry)

Make It Monday #137 ~ Anything Goes...A friendly place to share your creations and find inspiration

Items used
Di's Digi Stamps ~ Wendy's Flower Barrow coloured with promarkers and flexmarkers..paper pieced the dress
My Mind's Eye papers Stella AND Rose - Mabel
Memory box dies ~ Fabulous Phlox & Cosmo Border
Kort & Godt pearls


Do hope you will play along too...Pop over to see the gorgeous DT  & GDT creations for lots of fabulous inspiration.

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs


Sunday, 21 April 2013

Joanna Sheen Challenge ~ "Recycle Something"..........

Good morning all....Hope you are enjoying your weekend and have some sunshine where you. It was gorgeous here yesterday, I managed to get out in the garden for a tidy up and bit of planting which seemed to take about 4/5 hours....my back is feeling it now..Just the hedge to cut now and that's hubby's job Lol....

We have a fabulous new challenge starting today for you over at...
The theme is...

"Recycle Something"


 I was so happy to receive my House Mouse stamps...Thank you, these are my first ones and me thinks I will be needing more now, so adorable.

I have used recycled buttons (very old ones from my Mother-in-laws button tin all from old family clothing , which she has kindly given to me now) and dug out one of my unfinished old cross stitch pieces to cut of a bit of cotton Aida fabric to make my flower and used Kraft card too.



I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Passion For Promarkers ~ "Button it Up"
Penny's Paper-Crafty challenge #123 ~ use a sentiment
Inky Impressions ~ Punches/Dies
Paper Crafting Journey ~ Use a Sentiment



Items used
House-Mouse Designs Mice and Crafty Rubber Stamps ~ Sew Mice JSHM042
My Mind's Eye papers Six By Six ~ A Beautiful Life
Papermania Kraftstax
MFT  Die-namics ~ Pretty Posies, Triple Scallop Border (largest size one), Fishtail Flags Stax and Rectangle Stax sets 1 & 2
Pink Petticoat sentiment
Recycled buttons, cotton Aida & thread


Do hope you will play along with us this fortnight...pop over to see my teamies gorgeous creations for lots of fabulous inspiration, look forward to seeing all your recycling ideas....You could be the lucky winner of a £15 voucher to spend online at Joanna Sheen.

Thanks for stopping by
Hugs 

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Fab'n'Funky DT Card ~ 1-2-3- Challenge............

Hiya all....

We have a fab new challenge over at Fab'n'Funky...
Our lovely Shirley has chosen the theme...

1-2-3-Challenge

So we would like to see 1 image, 2 patterned papers and 3 embellishments...
Have fun.


We have two fabulous sponsors this week....


and




This little cutie is Happy Spring from StampArt Design by Kathryne found HERE. My 2 patterned papers are freebie papers Emma's Garden by Jennifer Ellory from Cardmaking & Papercraft mag issue 116 and my three embellishments used are flowers, buttons and ribbon...hope you likely


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Lacy Sunshine #6 ~ Spring Fever
Cute Card Thursday ~ Butterfly Kisses
Cupcake Craft Challenge #238 ~ Cute and Cuddly
Card Makin Mamas ~ Ribbon
Digital Tuesday challenge #206 ~ Springtime
Ladybug Crafts ~ Spring (2nd entry)

Make It Monday #136 ~ Anything Goes-A friendly place to share your creations and find inspiration.

Pop over to FNF to see my teamies gorgeous makes for lots of great inspiration...look forward to seeing yours.

Thanks for stopping by
Hugs

Saturday, 13 April 2013

Di's Digi Designs DT card ~ All about Bears........

Hiya all....I,m still smiling from last night, we took our two little ones to the cinema to see The Croods  in 3D, we all wore the 3D glasses and had a right little giggle, the film was brilliant and well worth the money we don't really have just to see their little faces, it was their first visit to the cinema.


We have a fabulous new challenge for you over at....
The challenge theme this fortnight is...

All About Bears

Can't wait to see all your adorable bears on your creations...got bit of a thing for bears.

Our fabulous sponsor for this challenge is...
Marker Pop

The lucky winner will receive a $10 gift voucher

Who are offering $5 off any purchase of $55 or more when you use the code  MPDDDC041313  



I have used this little cutie called Special Just For You from Di's Digi Stamps found HERE



I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Sketch n Stash Challenge #111 with an option of embossing
I Love Promarkers #163 ~ Embossing
Crafty Ribbons Challenge #43 ~ Pink and Green
Card Crafters Circle #70 ~ Die-cuts and/or Dry Embossing




I used this fab sketch from Sketch n Stash challenge...Thank you

Items used
Di's Digi Stamps ~ Special just for you ~ coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers with Crystal stickles added to Roses
Basic Grey papers ~ Sugared
Nesties
Cuttlebug embossing folder Roses
Craftwork Cards message
Roses, ribbon and pearls from stash



Do hope you will play along too this fortnight...pop over to see my teamies gorgeous cards for some fabulous inspiration.If you use an image from Di's Digi Stamps  you have a chance to win 2 images from Di's Digi Stamps in addition to the sponsor prize.

Enjoy the weekend
hugs

Friday, 12 April 2013

Totally Papercrafts DT card #162 ~ Get Krafty....

Hiya all....Can't believe how quickly this week has gone and feeling a little sad that the Easter hols are nearly over and back to the school runs next week.

It's time for a new challenge over at
This week our lovely Susan has chosen the theme....

Get Krafty




Our fabulous sponsor this week is...



I was very lucky to get to chose a Bugaboo image to play with, so many fabulous ones but this time went with this little cutie called Birthday Monkey-Balloon found HERE


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Sweet Stampin ~ Scallops
Ladybug Crafts Ink ~ A Card for a Child or Teenager
Digital Tuesday Challenge #205 # Boys
Papertake Weekly Challenge ~ Bingo Diecuts/Free (image)/Buttoins
One Stop Craft Challenge #223 ~ Birthdays (2nd entry)
A Gem of a Challenge #74 ~ Animals (2nd entry)
Dream Valley #54 ~ Happy Birthday (2nd entry)
Forever Friends #59 ~ Diecuts/Punches (2nd entry)

Items used
Bugaboo Stamps Digi ~ Birthday Monkey-Balloon coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers
Basic Grey papers ~ june bugs
MFT Die-namics ~ Photo Corners and Scalloped Scallops Border
Nesties
Craftwork Cards message
Buttons and raffia from stash


Hope you all have a fab weekend
Hugs

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Divas by Design DT card #80 ~ Flowers..........

     Hiya all...Can't believe a whole week has gone by since my last blog post...Where does the time go! Hope you are all well.

I have spend hours looking at blog templates, backgrounds, headers and got very confused with what I want and could actually do. I have only never before used templates, so didn't have that much chose when it came to change. I like this one better than the last one, but still not really what I want.... Can anyone tell me if you want to add a background and header instead of a template do you have to uninstall template before and if so how to do...not sure how to go about it! I still have jumping up and down thing going on and seems to be anything under my followers gadget so have moved it to my sidebar.   Me thinks I will leave this one for now and see if it grows on me, what do you all think!

It's time for a new challenge to start over at......

This weeks theme is one of my favourites and is...

Flowers
So nice and easy, just add flowers...can't wait to see yours

Our fabulous sponsor is...
The lucky winner will receive a 

This little cutie is Armful of Daisies from Lili of the Valley, so adore all the LOTV bunnies and have a few now. My flowers I have made using the gorgeous Memory box Cherry Blossom dies.



I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Polka doodles wk14 ~ Pink & Brown
One Stop Craft Challenge #223 # Birthdays
A Gem of a Challenge #74 ~ Animals
Dream Valley Challenges #54 ~ Happy Birthday
Forever Friends #59 ~ Diecuts/Punches
Bunny Zoe's Crafts ~ Favourite colour combo
Lexi's Creations #87 ~ Use your Punches and/or Dies (2nd entry)
That Craft Place ~ Animals (3rd entry)

Items used
LOTV Stamp ~ Armful of Daisies coloured with promarkers and flexmarkers
First Edition papers ~ Isabelle
Floral Oval Nesties
Memory box dies ~ Cherry Blossom & Macarena Corner
Martha Stewart butterfly punch
Craftwork Cards sentiment message and card blank
Kort & Godt pearls

Pop over to Divas to see my teamies gorgeous creations...Lots of fabulous inspiration, do hope you will play along with us. 

Hugs 

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Fab'n'Funky DT card #165 ~ April Showers...........

Hiya all...

We have a great new challenge for you over at...
This week our lovely Anne-Marie has chosen the theme...

April Showers


We have two fabulous sponsors this week.....



Who are offering  a $20 voucher + free shipping

and




Who is offering a fabulous prize of 5 digis to the first prize winner 


This little cutie is Molly Mouse and Puddles from Di's Digi Stamps found HERE


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
The Cutie Pie Challenge #41 ~ Favourite Film "Singing in the Rain"
In the Pink #17 ~ Spring or Easter
Lexi's Creations ~ Use your Punches and /or Dies
Papertake Weekly Challenge ~ Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin ~ Girly
Lacy Sunshine #5 ~ Anything Goes (3rd entry)
Crafty Ribbons Challenge #42 ~ Anything Goes with Ribbon (3rd entry)
A Gem of a Challenge #73 ~Make it Cute (5th entry)

Items used
Di's Digi Stamps ~ Molly Mouse and Puddles coloured with promarkers and flexmarkers...Paper pieced the umbrellas
Dovecraft  papers, ribbon & buttons  ~ Back to Basic 111
MFT Die-namics ~ Medium Scllop Border
Whimspy Stamps Corner Die
Nesties
Umbrella charm from stash

Pop over to FNF for lots of great inspiration, my teamies creations are really gorgeous. Look forward to seeing yours.

Hugs

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Rabbit eggs....


Good morning all...
Hope you had a wonderful Easter weekend and enjoyed a chocolate egg or two, we did.

I have my last Easter card I made this year to share, this one I gave to our Son, he loved it!
I have used another fun image from Bugaboo Stamps called Rabbit eggs. The papers are Papermania  sweet nothings.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
One Stop Craft Challenge #222 ~ Easter
My Mums Craft Shop ~ Easter or Easter Colours
Ladybug Crafts ~ Spring
That Craft Place ~ Animals (2nd entry)
Digi Haven ~ Spring (2nd entry)
Crafty Ribbons Challenge #42 ~ Anything Goes with ribbon (2nd entry)
Inky Impressions #103 ~ Easter or Spring (3rd entry)
A Gem of a Challenge #73 ~ Make it Cute (4th entry)
Simon Says Stamps ~ Anything Goes


Thanks for stopping by
Hugs

Monday, 1 April 2013

Guest Designer ~ Heck of a Challenge....

Hello....I'm back again, sorry 3rd post this morning, promise no more today.Scroll down to find my A Little Bit Crafty Challenge and Ready-Teddy-Go Challenge posts...Many thanks xx


I am absolutely delighted to announce I am a Guest Designer at
  Heck of a Challenge for their April challenge, thank you so much Lisa and team for having me.

The challenge theme for this month is....

Just Add Water
So anything that has a water theme...could be mermaids/sea/April showers etc...

The prize will be £10 voucher either for the shop...or for the online
  Everycrafts a pound store

I have been a good girl and used one of my forgotten about stamps, it's so adorable and fits the theme well. It's one of my older LOTV stamps called Land Ahoy and teamed up with some fab Nitwit papers called Land Ho Too.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Lili's Little Fairies ~ Buttons and Bows
Lacy Sunshine #5 ~ Anything Goes (2nd entry)
A Gem of a Challenge #73 ~ Make it Cute (3rd entry)
The Paper Shelter ~ Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamps  # Anything Goes (5th entry)

Items used
LOTV Stamp ~ Land Ahoy coloured with promarkers and flexmarkers
Nitwit papers ~ 
MFT Die-namics ~ Chevron Stripes and Fishtail Flags Stax
Nesties ~ plain circles and Labels 22
Buttons & raffia from stash

Do hope you will play along too this month, pop over to Heck of a Challenge to see what the talented DT have created...Lots of fabulous inspiration.

Thanks for stopping by
Hugs

A Little Bit Crafty ~ First Challenge.....

Hiya all....I am back with my second post off the day...PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR MY READY TEDDY GO POST...THANKS.

I am so excited... It's time to share my first DT card for Paula's brand new monthly challenges which start today over at A Little Bit Crafty , Paula has put in so much hard work and has some fabulous challenges and sponsors lined up, so great prizes up for grabs and with her fabulous talented  DT,  I'm sure it's going to be a great success....Thanks again Paula for inviting me to be part of your DT,  feel very honoured xx

Our first challenge is a nice and easy one it's .....

Anything Goes

We have three fabulous sponsors this month....

Fabulous prize of a £10 voucher



Fabulous prize of a $20 voucher


Fab prize of three digi images


I have made a retirement card using the fab Alf cooling off from Digistamp Boutique, isn't he fab...I'm dreaming of those warm sunny days with a ice lolly now.... LOL


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
The Stamping Sensations ~ The Great Outdoors
Simon Says Stamps ~ Anything Goes (4th entry)

Digistamp Boutique Customer Competition ~ April

Items used
Digistamp Boutique Digi ~ Alf Cooling Off coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers
Nitwit Collections Digital Papers ~ Summerbreeze
MFT Die-namics ~ Fishtail Flags & Open Scallop Border & Photo Corners
Button & Bakers Twine from stash

Pop over to A Little Bit Crafty to see what the rest of the talented DT have made...Do hope you will play along...have fun.

Hugs

Ready-Teddy-Go-Challenge ~ Anything Goes....

Good morning all...Hope you are having a wonderful Easter. 

I have a busy posting day today, I  have got my first DT card for Paula's new challenge starting today over at A Little Bit Crafty and a guest designer slot on a fabulous challenge blog, tell you more later.

But first ...It's the 1st off the month, so that means we have a fabulous new challenge for April over at

This months Challenge theme is a nice and easy one simply...

Anything Goes

you can enter up to 4 times, just remember you need to use a Teddy/Bear as your main image...have fun

Our fabulous sponsor this month is...

Di's Digi Stamps
The lucky winner will receive a $10 voucher

I have used one of Di's images called Beary Fairy, she's such a cutie. You can find her HERE


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Crafty Ribbons Challenge #42 ~ Anything Goes with ribbon on it
Lacy Sunshine #5 ~ Anything Goes
That Craft Place ~ Animals
A Gem of a Challenge #73 ~ Make it Cute (2nd entry)
Simon Says Stamps ~ Anything Goes (3rd entry)

Items used
Di's Digi Stamps ~ Beary Fairy coloured with promarkers and flexmarkers
Basic Grey Papers ~ Kioshi
MFT Die-namics ~ Open Scallop Doily, Triple Scallop Borders, Flower Trio & Leaf Trio and the Mini Tabs Foursome
Ribbon & pearls from stash

Pop over to RTG to see my teamies gorgeous cards for lots of great inspiration...Look forward to seeing yours.

Hugs

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