Wednesday, 26 April 2017

WOYWDW

Morning to you,

            Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all. 

    Today would have been My late hubbies birthday. Miss and love you darling, Passed away 27 months               ago. gone but NEVER forgotten   Love you darling 

Had a lovely day yesterday, Went out with a good friend of mine, We went and had a meal , salmon pea's, and Mash it was lovely, Went to try and get a new CD player and the only type Curry's sell are CD players that only holds one CD i like to have more in the player as it lasts longer and I can get on with whatever i need to be doing, Did get a nice new floor lamp though, 

As its WOYWDW I will post my desk at the end of the post and over at Julia's Stamping ground, week 412                                                                                                                                          HERE 






Materials used for this card are,


  • 15 x 21 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Clear flower stamp,
  • stampingbella Rubber stamp.
  • Satin, cardinal red,forest green, cyan, black, ice grey 4 promarkers 
  • Satin FlexMarker.

Challenges I will enter this card for are,

  1. I love promarkers Challenge #333 Anything goes, 
  2. Christmas Card Challenge #11  blue 
  3. Christmas at Sweet Stampin anything Christmas. 
  4. Christmas Cards All Year Round. Flowers


Materials Used for this card are, 

  • 15 cm Square card blank and envelope,
  • 9 cm circle of white card stock
  • Pickles raspberry Distress ink,
  • Flower and dragon fly clear stamp,
  • versaMark Dazzle ink
  • Purple Haze Nuvo embossing powder

Challenge I will enter this card for are;
  1. Come and Get it Challenge. Circles 
  2. Scrappers Delight Challenge.#65 and Winners, anything goes, 
  3. SheepSki design Challenge.# 1 Anything goes. 
  4. Crafting With Dragonflies, #79 Show me a dragonfly.




Posting over at Julia's stamping ground 

Monday, 24 April 2017

Monday.

Morning 

                    Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all. 
             

Well more beautiful weather over the last  weekend, I wanted to go out but never got round to it  never got time, Trouble with this English weather is when it get hot it does it straight away and not gradually so we have not time to get used to it, then in a heart beat its cold again.




Materials used for this card are,

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 14 cm square white card stock.
  • Shoe Stencil,
  • Sentiment clear stamp.
  • Black onyx versafine ink,
  • Fired Brick,festive berries, abandoned coral,pickled raspberry twisted citron Distress ink,


Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. CAS on a Sunday Challenge #106 Use a stencil.
  2. heARTful Stamping Challenge. Anything goes + stamp
  3. AAA Cards CAS game #88 Stencils. 





Materials used for this card are,

  • 21 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Clarity Butterfly clear stamp,
  • Mustard seed distress ink,
  • Sky blue, coral, canary, spice, salmon pink, purple, lime green, promarkers. 
  • Satin Flexmarker. 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. Butterfly Challenge,# 77 Butterflies + Faux and /or Colour jasmine 
  2. Allsorts Challenge blog,Week #412 I spy, Something beginning with "B"
  3. 4CC #347 -Butterflies, 

Friday, 21 April 2017

Another week gone,

 Morning

                    Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all. 


As the saying goes " all behind like the cats tail " I need time to catch up with myself lol. I am trying to do things that do not need doing yet and things I should do I forget must be a age thing. As I have said before old age is not for cowards .

Another Sketch today this time from Try Stampin' on A Thursday. HERE  Sketch at the bottom on the post. 




Materials used for this Tag are;

  • 21 x 6 cm white card blank.
  • Tim Holtz Stencil.
  • White card stock,
  • Coral calypso Embellishment mousse,
  • Flower ,Silver & leaf embellishments 
Challenges I will enter this Tag for are, 
  1. Dies R Us Challenge.#71 Tags,  
  2. MMW. anything goes Mixed Media with a twist,
  3. Go Tag Thursday Tag #43, Use Pink a little or a lot. 



Materials used on this card are;
  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Red Card stock
  • Kaistercraft honeycomb  clear stamp, 
  • Jayne Nestorenko stamp,
  • Black Onyx versafine ink,


Challenges I will enter this card for are,


  1. Try Stampin' on a Tuesday Challenge #318, Sketch,
  2. Inspiration Destination. Anything Goes # 126 
  3. TTCRD Anything Goes for Week April 18 2017 

Try Stampin' on a tuesday 

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

WOYWDW

 Morning 

             Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all. 

Hope you all had a lovely Easter, Does not seem 4 months since Christmas.Turn around again and Christmas will be here again,


As its Wednesday again I will be entering my work desk over at Julia's Stamping ground, As you can see from my desk it was well early morning when i took the picture of my desk, 





Materials used for this card are, 
  • 19 cm round deckle edges card blank and envelope,
  • VersaFine black onyx ink,
  • VersaMark dazzle watermark stamp pad,
  • Wow earth tone embossing powder,
  • Nuvo cool jade ballerina pink, blue odyssey embossing powder. 
  • Praline, orchid,honeycomb, green Promarkers,
  • Heartfelt Creations branch rubber stamp,
  • Ultimate craft clear stamp 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Come and get it challenge Its a girl thing
  2. addicted-to -stamps -challenge,  Challenge #146  Not a square card, 
  3. Make My Monday Challenge #44  Embossing Heat or Dry.
  4. Pixie's crafty workshop Week 277 -278 Must use snippets.




Entering my desk over at Julia's Stamping ground, 










Saturday, 15 April 2017

Weekend

Morning ,

                  Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all. 

Was going to post this yesterday but the day got away from me somehow, As I have said before there are not enough hours in the day, I have a few things going on and its making life a tad difficult, 





Materials use for this card are;
  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope.
  • Stained glass collection clear stamps,
  • Canary, magenta, orchid, poppy, herb green, mink green promarkers 


Challenges  will enter this card for are,

  1. UYS # 159 ...Flowers 
  2. Cards With Envy Fantasy & flower Challenge 
  3. Whoopsi Daisy Challenge. Spring Sings in Flowers,
  4. Addicted to Stamps and More,  Challenge #237 Make you mark, 
  5. "Less is More" Challenge 342- Spring walk






Materials used for this card are,
  • 15 x 15 cm deckle edge card blank and envelope, 
  • Nit wit & Bo Bunny clear stamps.
  • Holly stamp {Free with a magazine }
  • Mink green, herb green, poppy, orchid Promarkers, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

WOYWDW

Morning,

Having a great week this week. Got a decorator in and my hallway and toilet are looking great after just one coat of paint, Love the way the paint does not smell anymore so that it itself is a bonus, 

I have used a sketch for the first card and the sketch is at the bottom of the post, Its from The flower Challenge you will find it HERE 









Materials used for this card are, 
  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope, 
  • 15 x 3 cm embossed green card stock,
  • 6 x 3 cm white card stock
  • Round die die cut, 
  • Poppy embossing folder
  • Sentiment [ free with a magazine ] 
  • Poppy red and lime green promarker 


Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. The Flower Challenge, #7 Sketch.,.
  2. I love promarkers Challenge #223 Embossing. 
  3. More Mixed Media Challenge Yellow. 
  4. Inky mess; Challenge #9 



Materials used for this card are,

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Scene clear stamp,
  •  Hobby Art clear stamp.
  • Hint of violet glitter frosting 
  • Nuvo, ice white glitter. 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Christmas card Challenge,  Challenge #10
  2. Merry Monday Christmas #243. Create a scene 





as its WOYWDW here is my desk and will be entering it over at the stamping ground. 

Monday, 10 April 2017

Another week Starts

Morning all,

              Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all. 

What  lovely weather we had over the weekend, Seems like summer never mind spring, Long may it continue,all problems seem a lot better when the weather is good, Not so hot today but still very nice weather, 





Materials  used for this card are,
  • 21 x 15 deckle edges card blank and envelope.
  •  Vintage sepia VersaFine ink,
  • My paper world Snow scene,
  • lipstick red, forest green, Apricot, frosted leaf, coral, yellow,saddle brown Promarkers 
  • Ice white Nuvo Glitter, 
  • Hint of violet glitter frosting, 


Challenges i will enter this card are
  1. CHNC Challenge #329 Anything Christmas, 
  2. ABC Christmas Challenge  H and I are For
  3. Winter Wonderland Christmas Animals or Birds 



Materials used for this card are,

  • 21 x 15 blank card and envelope,
  • 21 x 15 silver mirri card,
  • Tattered lace inlay die,
  • purple paper. 
  • Bright orange, praline, cool grey 4 , black promarkers

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. A bit more time to Craft. Challenge 41 Anything goes, 
  2. CAS Mix up card April Challenge Stamping+ inlaid dies + your Choice,





Saturday, 8 April 2017

Saturday

 Morning

Firstly I  would like to thank all my new followers  I am sorry its taken awhile to thank for taking the time to pop in and leave comment, l love to read them all,

Had a very full day yesterday and did not have time to think about anything but I really had a great day, Other days I do not see anyone but yesterday was not one of those days,







Materials used for this card are,

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Bottle green Impress ink, 
  • Hobby Art Clear stamps
  • Onyx black & Vintage sepia VersaFine ink,
  • Silver lining, black, ginger,mint green promarkers,

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. Dies R us challenge #70 Easter. 
  2. Artistic inspiration. Challenge #176 Anything goes / Easter theme,
  3. Pixie's Crafty Workshop Week 275-  276,
  4. Crafty Catz  Challenge #365 anything goes with an optional twist Easter,







Materials used for this card are,


  • 21 x 15 card blank and envelope,
  • bubble backing clear stamp,
  • Habico Clear dos stamp. 
  • Blank onyx & vintage sepia versafine ink,

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. "Less is More" Challenge #323 Curves.
  2. Brown Sugar Challenge #245 Anything goes,  
  3. Penny Black Crafty Blog Anything goes, 






Thursday, 6 April 2017

Nearly weekend again

Morning,

Well its a funny day to post but its turned out to be a funny week all round, Not a day has gone by this week where I have not gone out somewhere and other weeks I don't go out at all. 

I did go out Monday for a lovely walk with a friend and will put some pictures of the walk on here for you to see, Its a lovely place I have not been to for awhile but my friend took me there and it was lovely, Everything is coming out now and i love it at Damery. Just wish I could walk there but its just to far. 






Wild Garlic. Not yet in flower 



I love wood and just fall in love with this old tree stumps 



Materials used for this card are, 
  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 16 x 10 cm backing paper.
  • 15 x 9 white card stock,
  • Clear stamps  (free with a magazine ) 
  • Sharpies, 
  • Music clear  stamp.

Challenges I will enter this card for are


  1. Christmas Card Thowdown,   April Theme - Musical Notation, 
  2.  CHNC Challenge 327 Anything goes as long as it Christmas,
  3. Addicted to Stamps and more Challenge #236 Anything goes, 
  4. Christmas at Sweet Stamping Anything Christmas goes -March 







Monday, 3 April 2017

A new month,

Morning,


              Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all. 
                         

Well April already, it will soon be summer and today its really looking a lot like spring although still a bit chilly but lovely  however was really nice, plenty of warm sun.

For the second card I have chosen a sketch, from CAS colours & sketch HERE   You will find the sketch at the bottom of the post, 







Materials used for this card are,

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank ad envelope,
  • flower die, 
  • sentiment clear stamp,
  • Lilac, buttercup,powder blue, meadow green, Promarkers. 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. " Less Is More "Challenge #332-Pastels,
  2. The Crafty Addicts  Challenge 34 Anything Goes/ CAS Clean and simple,
  3. Colour Crazy Craft Challenge, Week 13 Oddball.  






Materials used for this card are,

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Odd pieces of brown and black card stock
  • 8 x 5.5 silver mirri card,
  •  6 x 4 white card stock,
  • Special wishes sentiment, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. CAS colours and Sketches  Challenge #216 Sketch 
  2. CASology WEEK 242 TEXT,
  3. Simply Papercraft, Challenge # 45 Anything goes, 



Friday, 31 March 2017

Friday

Morning,

              Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all. 

Went out yesterday and when I was out of course it rained, got home and it did not rain for the rest on the day, got men putting up scaffolding outside my flat as there is work being done and its not nice having them there as I feel as though now anyone can see in the windows,I know me just being silly but there you go, 

Woke this morning to clear blue skies hope it lasts, 



Materials used for this card are,

  • 19.5 x 19.5 round deckle  edged card,
  • 14 x 14 round white card stock,
  • Hummingbird  and circle dies,
  • butterfly clear stamps [ the works ],
  • Salty ocean distress ink,
  • Magenta, green, Canary, saddle brown, amethyst promarkers. 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. Butterfly Challenge #74- R is for repeat /and or colour sky, 
  2. AAA Cards, CAS Game, -Die cuts 
  3. Colour Crazy Craft challenge, Anything goes, 
  4. Double D Challenge, Things that fly. 






Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Middle of the week

Morning.

what a strange day I  had yesterday, I think someone has taken some of the hours away, I seem to have not got a lot done BUT the day seems to have gone, Here's hoping it will be better today.





Materials used for this card are;
  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • dandelion embossing folder,
  • 15 cm border tape,
  • Fairy & toadstool clear stamps,
  • Die cut sentiment, 
  • Ruby, Tan, cloud blue, promarkers.


Challenges I will enter this card for are.
  1. I love Promarkers. Challenge #331, Angels /Fairies, 
  2. Alphabet Challenge Blog. A is for Anythings with wings,
  3. Scrapper's delight Challenge blog Challenge #64,



Materials used for this card are,

  • 18 x 13 cm gate fold card,
  • 16.5 x 10.5 white card stock,
  • Angel & snowflake clear stamps,
  • Burgundy, Line green and satin promarkers 
  • buttermilk Nuvo crystal drops.


Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Crimbo Crackers Challenge # 129 Snowflakes 
  2. Christmas card thowdown.March colour challenge, Burgundy Lime, & cream, 
  3. Christmas at Sweet Stamping, Anything Christmas goes -March,
  4. CHNC Challenge #326 

Monday, 27 March 2017

Nearly a new month

 Morning ,

What lovely weather we have had over the weekend and here is hoping it will last as its really nice to get out for a walk and feel the sun on my face.  

Got my new slow cooker out yesterday and cooked a piece of beef on it and wow was it good. 








Materials used for this card are,

  • 15 x 15 cm deckle card and envelope,
  • Hobby Art clear stamp,
  • burgundy, lime green, canary, forest green Promarkers,
  • With Love sentiment, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Delicious Doodles Challenge Add something Green. 
  2. The Crafty Addicts Challenge #34 Anything goes/ CAS





Materials used for this card are;

  • 19.5 x 19.5 cm deckle card and envelope,
  • 16 x 16 black card stock,
  • 15.5 x 15,5 white card stock,
  • Nuvo golden crystal glimmer paste,
  • Nuvo soft lilac embossing powder.
  • Twisted citron, spiced marmalade distress ink.

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Creative Artiste Mixed Media,  Challenge #24 
  2. Imagine That Creative Playground March Anything goes, 
  3. Scrapper's Delight Challenge. # 64  Anything goes, 










Sunday, 26 March 2017

Not a normal day to post,

Morning, 

 Well I thought why not post on a Sunday as I wanted to have a go at the "Less is More " challenge. I mostly wait till in the week but thought today why not post on a Sunday, 

What lovely weather we had today and long may it continue but I do not  think  if it will,

Mothers day today and my girls sent me a lovely necklace and it really touched me a lot. I have three lovely girls but sadly lost my first but the girls always include Tamsin with everything they do for me and it really touches my heart, This is the necklace and hope you don't mind me sharing it .




Now onto the challenge.








Materials used for this card are. 



  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • liliofthevalley rubber stamp.
  • With love sentiment stamp,
  • Salmon pink, mink green, tan. gold, rose pink, silver lining. Cinnamon, promarkers


Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. "Less I More" #321 Use a frame'
  2. Addicted to Stamps and more, Challenge #324 Clean and simple,
  3. The crafty Addicts:  Challenge  34 Anything goes Clean and Simple ( CAS ),
  4. CAS on Sunday Challenge #104 Sentiment 

Friday, 24 March 2017

Friday again,

 Morning, 


                  Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all. 


Not used washi before but felt I would like to give it a go, I quite enjoyed it, I think I will use it more often now,

 The second card is a Christmas card for a child and went back to cards I remember from when I was a child  [ yes I can remember that far back lol ]  you had some colour on it and some images not coloured so the child could colour them, so went with this theme. 







Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Tree stencil,
  • Green washi tape.
  • Mowed Lawn distress ink,
  • Just for you sentiment,

Challenges I will enter this card are are;


  1. The crafty Addicts Challenge #34 Anything goes CAS,
  2. ARTastic Challenge Blog, Use a stencil,
  3. "Less is More" Challenge #320 Washi Tape,




Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 16.5 x 6 cm white card stock.
  • snippets of white card stock,
  • Black, rose pink, peach, apricot, satin, poppy & pink carnation Promarkers 

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Winter Wonderland.  For a Child,
  2. Christmas at sweet Stamping. Anything  Christmas goes, 
  3. ONECRAZYSTAMPER  March Challenge. Anything goes, 
  4. Pixie's Crafty Workshop, Week 273-274 

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

woywdw

  Morning,

                        Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all. 

Another Wednesday so that means its WOYWDW a trip over to Julia's Stamping ground HERE Not visited for a couple of weeks as I have been very busy, so thought it was time I visited again. 


Have been knitting again. This time for my Sister and her friend who make up shoe boxes at Christmas, finished this last evening, Still have to get buttons for it , 



Loved working with this wool and made it so the fronts and both sleeves matched, 


Now onto the challenges, 


Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • twisted citron & salty ocean Distress ink, 
  • Fairy bell & clarity clear stamps,
  • Hobby Art tree clear stamp
  • post it note for mask for sun,

Challenges I will enter this card for are,


  1. Creative Artiste Mixed Media, Anything goes Mixed Media,
  2. Through The Purple Haze #120. Anything goes, 
  3. Stamps and Stencils  Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep,


Sorry about the reflections in the card, I tried not to get them there. 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 18.5 x 13 cm mirri backing paper
  • 5 5 x 4 white card stock x 2 
  • 8.5 x 4 cm white card stock,
  • Flower and rabbit dies,
  • Sentiment die,
  • Salty Ocean distress ink,

Challenges I will enter this card for are;

  1. inky chicks Challenge #80 Flowers( stamped or as an embellishment ),
  2. Creative Friday, #175 Flowers 


Going to enter my work desk over at Julia,s Stamping ground, 

Monday, 20 March 2017

Spring is on its way,

 Morning 

       Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all.   

Trying to get garden sorted but with all this wind its not easy, Still windy yesterday but hope its calms down soon, 

Decided it was time to have a go at something different for today's post  today and went for a tag, also another sketch. the sketch is from Stamps & fun = creativity 







Materials used for this tag are,

  • 15 x 8 cm white card stock,
  • Habico clear stamps,
  • Pickled raspberry & wilted violet Distress ink,
  • Versafine onyx black ink,


Challenges I will enter this tag for are,
  1. Colour Crazy Craft Challenge, Anything goes,
  2. Christmas Cards All the year Round , March challenge Anything but a card.
  3. Tuesday Throwdown, #334 Tags/bookmarks,





Materials I used for this card are;

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Hero Arts flower  clear stamp,
  • Clarity Clear flower stamp,
  • Impressed Wisteria ink pad,
  • versafine black onyx ink pad.

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Stamps & fun =CREATIVITY #279 Sketch.
  2. Penny black and More,  March.  Anything goes, 


Stamps & fun =creativity