Wednesday, 18 January 2017



I went shopping with a pal on Monday and do you know I did not buy anything crafty. I must be sickening for something. Have to put that right soon..

As its  WOYWDW Mt desk I will be entering my desk over at Julia's Stamping ground 

Now onto the challenges.

Materials used for this card are;

  • 17.5 x 12.5 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 17 x 12 cm black card stock,
  • 6 x 5 & 6 x 2.5 cm red card stock,
  • 5 cm round white card stock,
  • Wheat & poppy clear stamps,
  • Onyx black VersaFine ink,
  • Squeezed Lemonade Distress ink.

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Through The Purple Haze #116  Happy Anything. 
  2. I love promakers Challenge #362, Use something new
  3.  Pixie's Snippet Playground... Week 263 and 264
  4. Catch the bug Challenge,   Day two of out birthday bash, Sketch challenge, 

Challenge number 2 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 17.5 x 12.5 cm card blank and envelope,
  • My Paper world clear stamps,
  • Ice white Nuvo Glitter,
  • White Nuvo Pearl drops,
  • Gold &Saddle brown Promarkers, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are. 
  1. Christmas card Challenge# 4 Always a Christmas card, 
  2. ABC Christmas Challenge A & B are for. 
  3. Merry Monday Christmas #231 Reindeer,
  4.  CHNC Christmas Weekly Challenges Feature a creature 

Catch the bug 


  1. WOW! Spectacular black and red card, Lilian and a fab desk too this morning

    Happy WOYWW


  2. Poppies look so striking with the black base card. Beautiful effect. Hugs Mrs A.

  3. Beautiful cards and love seeing where you create.
    sandra de @19

  4. Lovely cards Lilian & glad I'm not the only one showing something to do with Christmas.
    Happy woyww Jill #24

  5. Darling card with the Santa sleigh and reindeer flying over the Christmas tree! Just love all the embossing!!

  6. HI Lillian, love the red & Black card. Have a lovely week, Hugs, Shaz #5 XxX

  7. Love the drama of your snippets card Lilian, red and black always work so well together!


    Di xx

  8. Love the red and black card. Lol at the not-buying. I'm trying really hard not to but it's not easy. Still, I already have more than enough stash to last me a life time!

    Happy WOYWW
    Sharon K #37

  9. oooh thats pretty love the cards, I did laugh at the not buying I need to stop as well as have toooooo much stuff to ever us it all I am sure :D

  10. Lovely cards Lillian. I know what you mean about not buying stuff... I vowed not to buy anything this year as I have too much. I didn't stick to it very long, already spent too much again! Glad my hubby won't read this! haha! Happy WOYWW! Sez X #42

  11. The happy birthday card is lovely, I love red and black together! Thanks for sharing, Lindart #47

  12. Great cards, I like the A frame calendar on your desk too. I have visions of you kneeling on the floor to take the picture at desk level..didn't you want to reflect in the window?.makes me smile!

  13. Great workspace. TFS xx Jan 52

  14. No purchases? None?
    Wow.. for once I am speechless! Lol.

    Have a lovely week x
    Erika (#6)

  15. Great cards Lilian and looking a very productive work space you have
    x catherine

  16. What a fun scene with the tree below and Santa flying overhead!

  17. What a lovely pair of cards Lilian and both so very different! Black and red look so stylish and I love how you separated the panels. The Christmas card is so sweet and I love the snowy fence.

  18. Such a Wonderful scene! I LOve your glitter and pearls. Thank you so much for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge
    You did well not buying anything xx

  19. Beautiful Christmas card! I love all the stars you added!
    Thanks for playing along at Christmas Card Challenges!!
    Debbie (CCC DT)
    Debbie's Dash of This and That

  20. Hi Lilian, I came over to tell you I saw your great starry card featuring Santa and his reindeer over at MM and I love it! And it was lovely to see your pretty first card here, too! Hugs, Darnell

  21. Cute Christmas card! Love the santa and reindeer. Thanks for joining us at The Christmas Card Challenge!

  22. Great cards! You have been busy! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Merry Monday.

  23. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 316 – you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for January - I'd love to see it there too x

  24. Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges and good luck!
    Monica - CCC DT

  25. Hi there. Finally made it to peek at your desk this week. What fun you are having. Love those cards.
    Take care. God bless.
    Margaret #1

  26. Gorgeous Reindeer! Thank you for sharing your card!

  27. Lillian, you Merry Monday card is fabulous! I love the little reindeer and Santa's sleigh among the stars and snow! Your tree is also so unique and a wonderful back drop for the fence! thank you for playing with us!

  28. Love your Christmas card and the winter scene you created. Thanks for sharing it with us at ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Hugs, Lisa

  29. Both these cards are brill! You don't tell us what was new that you used though??

    Thanks for playing along at I Love Promarkers,

    Hugz Tinz


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