Friday, 30 September 2016

Last day of September

Morning all,

Much to my surprise it stayed dry yesterday when I went out. I really did think I was going to get wet. I had a great time at knit and matter. A great bunch of ladies. A friend of mine is going through a hard time so tomorrow I am going to pop to Thornbury and send her some flower to try to cheer her up. Hope it works and she is soon feeling better..

Materials used;
  • 15 x 15 cm blank card and envelope,
  • 13 x 13 cm silver mirri frame,
  • 13 x 13 white card stock,
  • penguin & snowdrop clear stamp.
  • Sharpies
  • White ice Nuvo glitter,
  • white gloss Nuvo pearl  drops 

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. ABC Christmas challenge T is for Two,
  2. Merry Monday Christmas #215 Pink/grey or silver,
  3. Penny's Paper-crafty Challenge #297 Winter/Christmas,
  4. AAA Cards,  Game #74 Masking.
Another card from me today, 

Materials used;
  • 15 x 15 cm blank card and envelope,
  • 13 x 13 cm white card stock, 
  • Pollyanna Pickering clear owl stamp,
  • Mustard seed, brushed corduroy & spiced Marmalade distress ink

Challenges I will enter this card for are; 
  1. Fashionable Stamping Challenge # 115 Autumnal colours   
  2. 613 Avenue Create CHALLENGE #189 The colour of Fall
  3. Whoopsi Daisy Autumnal colours challenge ,
  4. The crazy Challenge #323 - Autumn is coming 

Wednesday, 28 September 2016


Morning all,

A bit windy today but at least its dry that is till I go out and its sure to rain. Had a great evening Monday night at the camera club and we had a talk on street photography,  have to say not a thing I thought about taking pictures of but they were good the pictures they had there.

As its WOYWDW my desk is at the bottom of the post and the pink orchid you might spot has been in flower for nearly two years.  

Now onto the challenges,

Materials used,

  • 15 cm x 15 cm blank card and envelope,
  • Sharpie colouring pens
  • Visible image sentiment,
  • clear stamps " free with a magazine" 
  • Onyx black & vintage sepia Versafine ink
Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. PBSC September_ Nature ...More inspiration,  
  2. CreativeCornerChallenge  Autumn,
  3. Cards 4 Guyz Challenge #139 Fall ( Autumn) colours 
  4. Artistic Inspirations Challenge 164 Anything goes,
  5. Crafty Cardmakers #173 Autumn.

As it WOYWDW  here is my desk today. 
Will be entering mt desk over on the Stamping Ground

Monday, 26 September 2016

Another week starts

Morning all,

Hope you are all well and having fun. Just having a look at all the different challenges that are there and loving what there is out there, so much choice it is  hard to decided. out tonight to the camera club. Only been twice so have to see how it goes .

Materials used, 

  • 13 x 13 cm blank card and envelope,
  • Clarity clear stamps
  • Snowflake stamp,
  • Ice white Nuvo glitter,
  • Hunt of green flower soft glitter,

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. 52 {Christmas } Card Throwdown. Masking,
  2. CHNC Challenge 300: use a sentiment, 
  3. That's Crafty! Christmas in September, 

Friday, 16 September 2016


Morning all,

Had a good day yesterday went to knit and natter.  Have made some lovely friends  there and we have a really good time. Two hours of mostly nattering, with some knitting or in my case crocheting thrown in, We meet up every other Thursday and the next meeting we are all meeting up before hand for a spot of lunch, 

Now onto the challenges

Materials use to make this card are;

  • 14 .5 x 14 .5 cm square blank card and envelope,
  • 10 x 8 cm black card stock
  • 9 .5 x 7.5 cm white card stock,
  • Sharpies to colour,
  • Ice white Nuvo glitter,
  • Duck egg blue, Nuvo pearl drops 
  • Spring green glitter.

Challenges I will enter this card for are;

Wednesday, 14 September 2016


Morning all,

Well what a day yesterday as it was supposed to be the hottest day of he year, it started of nice and warm so went out not wearing a coat. On the way home and the heavens opened up and then the thunder and lightning started,  I am not a lovely of it so was not a happy bunny, I stood waiting for a bus and tried not to show i was not happy as there were children there and did not want to pass my fear onto them, 

I have been knitting a couple of cardigans for Angela's granddaughters and have just finishes on and thought I would share it with you. needs pressing out but will do that when the other one is finished. 

Now onto the challenges .

Materials used for this card are;
  • 15 x 15 cm embossed card blank and envelope,
  • post it note for masking,
  • Santa Rosa rubber rose stamp,
  • Blue & green sharpies,

Challenges I will enter this card for are.
  1. Work It On A Wednesday  August 1016, Use Stamps,
  2. Crafting With an Attitude.  Challenge 19,
  3. "Less is More "  Week #293- one layer,
  4. TTCRD  Anything goes, Challenge week of 18 September 2016 
As its WOYWDW  here is mine

, Going to enter this over at WOYWDW # 380 

Monday, 12 September 2016

Another week starts,

Morning all,

WOW another week start and I really do not like how this year is this year is going so fast, It will be Christmas before I turn around at this rate, Well weather is getting cooler although they say its going to get hot again.

Now onto the challenges 

Materials used. 

  • 21 x 15 cm pattern edge card blank and envelope,
  • Rose garden backing paper,
  • White Lace,
  • Clarity Rose Stamp,
  • Deco Art Stencil.
  • Clear stamp sentiment
  • Lucky clover. Salty ocean distress ink.
  • Versafine Onyx black ink.

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Cards 4 galz Challenge # lovely lace,
  2. C.R.A.F.T Challenge  380- 8 September -  Easel card,
  3. Marvelous Magnolia Challenge  Lace or Ribbon,
  4. Crafting By design    Ribbons.
  5. A gem of a Challenge #177 Ribbon Lace or twine.   

Friday, 9 September 2016


Morning all

Hope those reading this are well. The weather has cooled down a lot and I feel so much better for it, I have so much to do and it looks a bit like a bomb has been dropped here so really have to get things sorted out. So you can guess what I will  be doing for awhile this week. I know there will be crafting in there as well.

.Also I have started to try Scrap booking and these two pages are my first attempt. They are pictures of my first two granddaughters  
 Teri is 20 this year and Danielle will be 18

Then came Janie-Lee,16 and Stephanie 13
, There is one missing and I am going to try to get all five on the next page 

Onto the challenges, Again I have chosen a sketch Which you will find at the end of the post, 

Materials used, 

  • 21 x 15 cm cream pattered edged card blank and evevlope
  • 18 x 13 cm white card stock,
  • 13 x 3 cm dark cream card stock,
  • 15 x 11 .5 cm card stock,
  • 9 cm circle card stock,
  • 9 cm flower & sentiment die cut,
  • Pansy clear stamp,
  • Gems
  • Comic Shimmer clover spray mist,
Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Cuttlebug Mania Anything goes with a die cut.
  2. Come and Get it Blog  Flowers,
  3. Unicorn Challenge Blog Challenge #13 Birthday,
  4. Die Cutting Divas Challenge # 282 September Sketch 
  5. Pixie's Crafty Workshop  Week 245. 

Sketch for he card from Die Cutting Divas

Wednesday, 7 September 2016


Morning all

Well thought it was time I got back to blogging as I really enjoy it, I have been away looking after my daughters dogs while she went on holiday and it was fun. 

I am back with a sketch challenge. I love a good sketch. Sketch in at the bottom of the post, 

Materials I used for this card are;
  • 21 x 15 cm  blank card and envelope.
  • 19 x 13 cm self adhesive  backing paper,
  • Sharpies permanent markers,
  • Three pieces 5 x 7 white card stock
  • Fairy and snowman clear stamps.
  • Ice white 7 Champagne Nuvo Glitter.  

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. 52 CCT  September Sketch,
  2. CHNC Challenge 297. Vintage or Anything goes as long as it Christmas. 
  3. Sparkles Christmas Challenge #68 Angels  or Fairies,
  4. Christmas at Sweet Stamping August Challenge, Snow people 

As its WOYWDW here is mine,