Monday, 19 February 2018

Another month is flying by,


I have had fun making cards I just wish I knew what to do with them all Lol. I have a large box full of them and one day might get round to seeing if there is anything I could do with them, 

Went for a sketch again, This time from  "Your next stamp."  

I have been knitting a blanket its going to the hospital in Southamton who want them fopr prem babies This one is 24 x. 34. have started another and hope to get that done soon so I can send then away.  

Materials used for this card are,

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope, 
  • 14.5 x 4 cm yellow card stock,
  • 15 x 15 dark pink card stock,
  • 7.5 x 7.5 pattered paper, 
  • butterfly die cut. 
  • Saffron, Yellow,amethyst,bright orange, rose pink, sky blue promarkers. 

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Crazy Catz, Challenge 404 Anything goes twist, Pretty Ribbon,
  2. Your next Stamp Sketch Challenge #83  Sketch and colour challenge 
  3. Simply Create Too Challenge  #135 Favourite Colour Combo,


Thursday, 15 February 2018

Thought winter had gone,

Morning ,

Well the just when I thought winter is slowly ending and hopefully we will be having some nice weather  we had snow Friday, Not a lot but it shows winter is still holding in there. i just do not know where all the rain and wind comes from, I am sure though that in the end [hopefully ] it will go and we will have some great weather,

Materials used for this card are, 

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Nuvo, Hybrid Acorn Brown ink pad,
  • Gold mirri card,
  • Holly Sentiment & Santa clear stamp,

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. Creative Fingers Challenge, Anything goes, 
  2. Simply Papercraft Challenge, # 54 Anything goes. 
  3. The Holly and The Ivy Christmas Challenge #23 Anything Christmas goes, 

Monday, 12 February 2018

hoping for a better week

Hello all,

I thought this year was going to be a good year but hay ho how wrong can one be, I have decided though that from now on its going to be . { well heres hoping } 

Want to get on with some Christmas cards my friend want me to make for her so really want a few Christmas challenges to help me but could not find any today lol  

Materials used for this card are, 

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope, 
  • Gold Gilding flakes, 
  • 8.5 cm red card stock,
  • Creative Expression's star and sentiment rubber stamps
  • Ladies head & Music, clear stamps.
  • Poppy red £ Black shadow, Nuvo Hybrid ink pad,

Challenges  I will enter this card for are,
  1. "Less is more " #364 Music 
  2. Little Miss Muffet Challenge #182 Anything goes, 
  3. Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge,  Anything goes, 

Materials used for this card are,
  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Heart rose and with  love clear stamp,
  • poppy red Nuvo hybrid ink pad, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are;

  1. Allsorts Challenge blog Week #454 - Love is in the Air, 
  2. CHART ROCKET CHALLENGE, Challenge -Love, 
  3. Cute Card Thursday, #516 -Love 
  4. Crazy Catz Challenge #413 Anything goes  Love it in the Air . 


Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Another month ends


Been a stressful week for me as my eldest daughter had a stroke a week ago, Happy to say she is on the mend and everything is looking good,

What a lot of wind there has been lately I hope everyone is safe and there has not been to much damage to you or you loved ones,

Went for a colour challenge this time from Just For Fun   Colours at the end of the post, 

Materials used for this card are,
  • 21 x 15 cm deckle edged card blank and envelope,
  • Nuvo Hybrid ink pad, 
  • My Paper world clear house and tree stamp,
  • fence, snowman & snowflake clear stamps,
  • Pear green, Bright orange, gold, honeycomb, Promarkers.
  • Hobby Craft Glitter. 
  • Nuvo, oyster grey, glitter frosting hint of green. 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Allsorts challenge Blog -Week 452-  old Favourites,
  2.  CHNC Challenge 370, no sentiment,
  3. digidesignchallengeblog, Winter Challenge, 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 deckle edge card and envelope,
  • 12.5 x 9 cm silver mirri card, 
  • 9.5 x 7 cm white card stock,
  •  Brown, Hybrid ink pad, 
  • Purple twilight, Alcohol ink,
  • Shaving foam 
  • The Oriental Collection, Clear stamps,
  • Sandstone, sky blue, canary, ocean teal, Promarkers. 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 

  1. ,JFF Challenge Blog- BLUE-PURPLE- SILVER
  2. Crafter's Castle Challenge #1 Anything goes,
  3. Colour Crazy Craft Challenge  Week 4  Anything goes, 


Friday, 19 January 2018

another weekend


Well we sure are in the winter and the wind and rain is just horrid, Wednesday night was terrible and kept a lot of people awake, After all that bad weather  its been quite a nice this last couple of days  and looks like it might be again today, 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  •  Vintage Sepia VersaFine Ink
  • Reindeer, tree and Robin Clear stamp,
  • Sentiment Clear stamp,
  •  Praline, cinnamon, henna, poppy & Black Promarkers

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. ABC Christmas Challenge, 'A is for Antlers & B is for Birds'
  2. A snowflake Promise, Challenge 47 January Artworld,  Anything goes,
  3. Christmas At Sweet Stamping, January Challenge, Anything Christmas goes,  
  4. A merry Christmas Challenge, #3 Always Anything goes + Christmas 

Materials used for this card are,
  • 14.5 x14.5 cm glided card blank and envelope, 
  • 9.5 x 9.5 cm white card stock,
  • Frosted leaf, honeycomb,saffron, sandstone, Promarkers, 
  • I love you sentiment, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Freshly Made Sketches 320  A sketch By Kim,
  2. Home, -Simon Wednesday Challenge. Add A Sentiment, 
  3. Sunny Day Crafting CH #3 C in for colour it,
  4. Shopping Our Stash  #337 Getting Sentiment.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

where are these weeks going


Something different for the second card, I went with a colour Challenge, Its from 
52 Christmas Card Throwdown. 

Still very windy out there today so wrap up warm if you are going out.  

Materials used for this card are,

  • 15 x 15 cm  gold edged card blank  and envelope, 
  • Nuvo, Clear mark Embossing pad,
  • Salty Ocean & Mowed Lawn. Distress ink,
  • Primary apple Red & Fluorescent Green WOW embossing powder. 
  • Heartfelt Creations rubber stamp, 

Challenge I will enter this card for are
  1. Country View Challenges, Anything goes, 
  2. LTCCB #18 Anything goes, 
  3. Simply create Too Challenge #134 Use embossing, 
  4. Allsorts Challenge Blog Week 450. No patterned Papers. 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 15.5 x 14 cm pattered edge card blank and envelope,
  • Enchanted Corner gnome outline dies and Stamp set. 
  • Almond fleximarker
  • Ocean teal,summer sun, lipstick red, cloud blue, saddle brown & eggnog Promarkers 

Challenges I will enter this card for are.

  1. jingle belles. We three Kings, Use three of something. 
  2. Christmas Card Thowdown, Colour Challenge. 
  3. Christmas At Sweet Stamping, Anything Christmas goes, 
  4. Christmas Cards All Year Round January Challenge. Thank you,

                                              Christmas card Throwdown. 

Monday, 15 January 2018

Had fun Friday


Had a lovely day Friday I had a friend round we had a lovely lunch ( Tuna salad ) and then decided to do some crafting. It was a fun time, I love crafting with others but never seem to have anyone here so it a was lovely day all round  . I made a card for this blog challenge although at the time did not know it would fit. I have a lot of cards to make for a friend and that was one I made so a bonus. 

Materials used for this card are, 

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope.
  • 15 x 15 white card stock, corners cut.
  • 15 x 15 Pattered paper.
  • Lady Clear stamp,
  • Eggnog,lipstick red, rose pink summer sun, Promarkers, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Crafty Catz, Challenge# 399  one for the ladies,
  2. 4 Crafty Chicks. Challenge #385No winter blues, ( No blue Colour ) ,
  3. QKR Stampede  Challenge #278 Anything goes, 
  4. Creative knockout #228 Anything goes Scrap N Dipity 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Black shadow Nuvo Hybrid ink,
  • Tree stencil,
  • Butterfly , sentiment Mouse & ladybird  stamp ( free with Creative stamping) 
  •  Salty ocean distress ink.
Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Butterfly Challenge. # 92 Butterflies =O is for one layered card or the colour Ultra pink,
  2. Crafting with Attitude Challenge #35 
  3. Alphabet Challenge blog, U is use 3 of something,