Monday, 29 May 2017

What a weekend,

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

I have had a lot of computer trouble and now its sorted I have found that  I am not following any of the blogs I used to. I will get back to following people again but its going to take time so please do not think I have just
 unfollowed you. 
                  


I was so glad to get out and walk again and take my camera with me again, I try to walk every day and go out early before it gets to hot,I see lots of people walking their dogs. 

 I went to my friends and sat in her garden and took the last picture The first picture  was looking out  out  the window from my flat.  I love the colours on these Australian Finches, 




Now onto the challenge, 





Materials  used for this card are,

  • 17 x 17 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Anita's hummingbird stamp,
  • Gold gilding flakes, 
  • Burnt orange,  green, summer sun, tan, forest green, cyan Promarkers. 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. "Less is More " Challenge #330 - Shimmer,
  2. QKR Stampede Challenge #245 - Birthday Cards,
  3. Creative Fingers Challenge Blog Challenge #131 & winners #129,
  4. CRAFT CHALLENGE Week 20 -Anything Goes - Polkadoodles Paper Crafting Challenge.  

Friday, 26 May 2017

Weekend again.

Morning.

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


I have so missed doing my blog and really missed all you lovely people who visit.  I was going to have a break and then everything went wrong,  I had a break but not a restful break I had hoped it would be, really think someone has it in got me lol Had electrics checked and was told there was no earth in the flat, CD player decided after 20 years [ they don't make them to last lol ] it was going to retire. The TV went pink all sorted now thank goodness, Was hoping to start blogging Wednesday  but again life got in the way.  

When out for a walk Wednesday and  I heard this noise and was not sure what it was, Looked up in the tree and spotted a squirrel. I have never heard a squirrel making that noise before, I manages to get a lovely picture of him/her though. When I came back the same way there were two squirrels so who knows loll 



Now to the challenges. 


Materials used for this card are,

  • 20 x 20 cm card blank and envelope,
  •  Woodware trimmer that has different blades 
  • Two stencils,
  • Lucky Clover & everygreen bough  Distress ink,
  • Amethyst, burnt orange, sky blue, mint green, summer sun, chill red, gold ice grey 4 promarkers 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,

  1. I love Promarkers Girls Birthday,
  2. Lets Craft and Create, Make back ground'
  3. Crafting from The heart, Anything goes,  



Materials used for his card are;

  • 18 x 18 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 8 x 8 cm white card stock,
  • Woodware trimmer that has different blades 
  • wreath & mistletoe clear stamps,
  • Poppy, rose pink, tan, spice, plum, mint green promarkers,



Challenges I will enter this card for are. 

  1. Christmas Card Challenges,   Wreaths 
  2.  Christmas at Sweet Stampin challenge blog May  Anything Christmas, 
  3. Merry Monday Christmas, #249 Mistletoe 


Wednesday, 3 May 2017

middle of the week

Morning all,

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

Well I am glad Monday is over, Had three men drilling out for new sockets and plugs and the noisy was horrendous, i know it will be worth it in the end but my head would not agree lol I am not sure how long they will be here but they say all week 

I was going to have more of a break from crafting but Just had to make a card or two so here I am. The electricians  were not here yesterday to thought I would make a couple of cards not sure when I will be able to again this week but we will see,






Materials used for this card are;

  • 15 cm square card blank and envelope,
  • Black onyx VersaFine ink,
  • Poppy Red Nuvo Hybrid ink,
  • Hint of violet glitter frosting 
  • Reindeer & snowflake clear stamps 
  • Peach, ice grey 4, tan, gold, spice promarkers,

Challenges I will enter this card for are,

  1. Sparkles Christmas Challenge #76 , Snowflakes, 
  2. Christmas card All year Round May Challenge Precipitation,
  3. Winter Wonderland ADD some Sparkle or Bling,
  4. "Less is more " #326 Lucky Dip,  Shadows,





Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 10 x 10 cm craft perfect pearlised  tonic card stock,
  • Rose 7 flower clear stamp,
  •  Lime green, forest green, poppy, yellow, sky blue, purple, salmon pink promarkers.



Challenges I will enter this card for are,

  1. Crafting when we can,; ...Challenge #143 Clean and Simple,
  2. Dies R Us Challenge #72 Flowers,
  3. The Paper Nest Dolls  Challenge # 5 May 2017, Anything goes, 




Friday, 28 April 2017

Friday again

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



I am going to be having a break from blogging. I am having a lot of work done in my flat and not sure whether I will be able to craft this coming week so decided to have a break while all the work is going on. Having a complete rewire and that's a long job. 

Hope everyone has a good week and will see you when I return. 

Another sketch today from Hand Stamped Sentiment HERE 





Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Tattered lace embossing folder,
  • Heartfelt creations flourish rubber stamp,
  • Lime green, purple, yellow, praline promarkers. 


challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Colour Throwdown #440 
  2. Crafty Creations Challenge, Anything goes, 
  3. Tuesday Throwdown #340 Embossing,
  4. I love promarkers Challenge #33 Anything goes,



Materials Used for this card are,

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 15.5 x 11 cm block card stock,
  • 15 x 10.5 cm white card stock,
  • Tonic die's 
  • Ultimate craft feather clear stamp.
  • Sentiment clear stamp,


Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. Addicted To Stamps and More   Challenge #239 Clean and Simple,
  2. The Crafty Addicts Challenge #35 Add A Sentiment
  3. Crafty Girls Corner, Challenge #120, Anything goes
  4. Hand Stamped Sentiment.#262 




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,