Friday, 23 June 2017

Another week starts,


Challenges I will enter this card for are.
  1. Cute Card Thursday Challenge #483, Sea/Beach,
  2. TCP Tuesday #336 Sand Sea & Sky 
  3. StarinMyPocket,  Bright sunshine Challenge, 

Challenges I will enter this  Tag for are;
  1. Tag Tuesday. Texture
  2. Cards and More,  Challenge #187, Anything but a card, 

Weekend again


Much cooler yesterday and boy am I glad. Hope you all managed to miss the thunderstorms that were about,  Got quite a wind today but still some sun so that's good, 

Its been so hot of of late that this pigeon  sat in the bird bath for a long time with is tail in the water, Other birds came for a drink but he/ she was not going to move ,

Materials used for this card are, 

  • 18 x 13 cm card blank and envelope, 
  • 10.5 cm orange card stock. 
  • 6 x 4 cm orange card stock,
  • Sepia Versafine ink pad,
  • Spellbinders 3D shading stamp, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are. 
  1. Crafting by Design.   Animals 
  2. Penny's Penny-crafty Challenge Anything goes, 
  3. Crafty Sentiment Challenge Blog. Add a sentiment.
  4. Lemon Shortbread Challenge blog, Challenge #44 Anything goes, 

Close up on the wording 

Material used for this card are,
  • 18 x 13 card blank and envelope,
  • Clear Christmas stamps, { free with magazines } 
  •  Sepia VersaFine ink pad,
  • Black, spice,  cocoa, lemon, praline, magenta promarkers. 
Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. Weekly Christmas card Challenge #15
  2. Sweet Stampin' Christmas, June Anything Christmas,
  3.  Merry Monday, Use a bear. 

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Middle of the week


I cannot believe that its still sunny but not sure how long its going to last as its set to break up soon ,
I have made this card and posted it on here as i know my sister does not see my blog, Birthday is not till next year so hope i remember where i put it lol 

Materials used for this card are,

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 9 x 8 cm white card stock,
  • Tonic waves flourish and sentiment Die set,
  • Sentiment above picture from computer,
  • Myself and May earlier this year, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. Lil  Patch of Crafty Friends  Challenge #60 Anything goes, 
  2. " Less is More " Challenge #333 Personalised it,
  3.  Crafting with Dragonflies, #83 Sentiment Main Focus,
  4. Morgans Artwork, Challenge #12 Anything Goes,  

Monday, 19 June 2017

A very hot Monday

Morning ,

 Hope you all had a lovely weekend in the sunshine, Went to see a friend yesterday afternoon and it was to hot to sit in the garden so we had a cold drink and sat in the house, Its always lovely to catch up with people, 

I have used another sketch today this time from the  STAMPlorations Blog. You will find the sketch at the end of the post, 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 7.5 x 7.5 cream card stock,
  • Sentiment. tree, & snowdrop clear stamps,
  • Ice white& Rose gold Nuvo fine sheen glitter, 
  • Touch of violet Flower soft glitter frosting,

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1.  CHNC Challenge 338 and goes as long as its Christmas 
  2. C.R.A.F.T Challenge 420 -15 June -Christmas,
  3. Christmas At Sweet Stampin June -Anything Christmas, 
  4. Christmas Cards All Year Round, House or Cottage 

Materials used for this card are;
  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 21 x 15 pattered paper.
  • 11 x 10.5 cm cream card stock,
  • Tonic Bird dies's
  • Sentiment clear stamp.
Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Brown Sugar Challenge #225 Anything goes, 
  2. Creative Fingers Blog Challenge #132 and Winners #130, 
  3. STAMPlorations Blog. Sketch. 

Sunday, 18 June 2017

Another week Starts,

                   Firstly I would like to THANK YOU  one and all for the lovely comments that you leave.  

Sure looks like we are getting some summer but for how long who knows, after all you know what this British weather is like lol It does not seem possible that next week is the longest day where is this year going!!!! 

Materials used for this tag are;
  • 13 x 6.5 cm white card stock,
  • Sepia  & onyx black VersaFine ink,
  • Salty Ocean Distress ink,
  • Mermaid wishes clear stamps, ]Free with cardmaking and paper craft ] 
  • Satin Flexmarker,
  • Yellow, tan,cyan, orchid promarkers, 

Challenges I will enter this tag for are;
  1. Go Tag Thursday Tag # 53 Anything goes, 
  2. Moo-Mania & More, Under Water 
  3. Tag You're It #72 -Week one, 
  4. Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Challenge #386 Mermaids 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope;
  • 12 cm oval white card stock,
  •  Sepia VesaFine,
  •  Tree , Creative Stamping Rubber stamp 
  • Ronda Palazzari Designs stencils 
  • Hickory smoke, brushed corduroy,  tea dye, salty ocean  Distress inks.

Challenge I will enter this card for are,
  1. Crazy Catz, Challenge #375 ATG Optional Twist Spots and strips,
  2. The Male Room Challenge # 62 Technique Off the Edge, 
  3. kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Anything goes,
  4. #TGIFC112 Lets Hear It For The Boys 

Friday, 16 June 2017

Weekend again.


              I would firstly like to welcome Cara  as a follower and would love to see you again soon, 

What lovely weather we have been having and long may it continue, I don't like it to hot but love to see the sun,
Hope you have all had a great week and find something lovely to do over the coming weekend.


Materials used for this card are;
  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope.
  • 21 x 12 & 6 x 6 cm white card stock,
  • small piece of gold mirri card, 
  • Pollyanna Pickering clear stamps, 
  • Tonic square dies, 
  • Just for you sentiment die,
  • Spice, praline, tan Promarkers 

Challenges I will enter this card for are.

  1. Addicted to stamps and More, Challenge #264 Anything goes, 
  2. Crafting by Design. Things with Wings,
  3. Penny's Paper -crafty Challenge blog  Quick and Easy 
  4. Wednesday's Creative Inspiration Challenge blog 277 -Our Furry /Feathered Friends  

Wednesday, 14 June 2017



Started dull yesterday but turned out lovely,  Not a cloud in the sky, I have been knitting for a lot of different people and I have just finished this cardigan for Rainbow boxes that my sister and her friend send out at Christmas,

As its Wednesday I will be entering my desk over at Julia's Stamping ground, 

Materials used fro this card are;
  • 18 x 18 card blank and envelope,
  • 13 x 13 white card stock,
  • Stained glass collection  clear stamps [ free with card making and paper craft ] 
  • Lucky Clover Distress ink,
  • Bright orange,salmon pink, Poppy. lime green, leaf green, yellow, orchid promarkers 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Use your Stuff, #247 Use warn summer Colours
  2. ,Dream Valley Challenges #158 Square cards only, 
  3. Glitter ' N' Sparkle,  Challenge #243 Use bright colours,

Julia'a WOYWDW 419 at the stamping ground