Monday, 30 April 2018

Last day of the month.



Well as another month drawers to a close I bet we are all hoping that soon we will see some really nice weather. Out on Saturday and notices swifts and house martins flying above so am hoping that this at least is a good sign, 




Materials used for this card are, 

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  •  9 x 7 & 9 x 4 cm white card stock,
  • Gold gilding flakes, 
  • Vintage sepia Nuvo ink pad,
  • lillyofthevalley snow family clear stamps,
  • Tonic sentiment  die,
  • snowdrop clear stamp,
  • Gold, Ruby, lime green, sky blue, plum, purple, canary promarkers. 
  • Ice white &scarlet red,  Nuvo pure sheen glitter. 
  • hint of Violet glitter frosting, 


Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. CHNC Challenge #378. For a child, 
  2. Crazy4Challenges C4C # 432,
  3. Winter Wonderland, Snow much Fun,
  4. Crafty Catz, Challenge #414 Purples and Mauve 

                     

Materials used for this card are;

  • 19.5 x 19.5 cm deckle edged cream card blank and envelope.
  • white card stock.
  • Tonic flower dies,
  • Sentiment clear stamp,
  • Ruby, Gold, pear green promarkers.


Challenges I will enter this card for are, 

  1. Addicted to CAS, Challenge #135  Code word GOLD,
  2. A Gem of a Challenge, Get Well or Sympathy Card,
  3. The Fairy and the Unicorn Challenge blog. April Challenge 
  4. Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge #210 Add a die cut,

Friday, 27 April 2018

Friday

 Morning

This is the second time I have written this post as the first just went away while typing and its lost forever Lol, But decided I would try to get the post ready for tomorrow, I have got the challenges sorted now just to make the cards, Well managed to do the blog and wish I knew what made the first one disappear then I would try not do it again, 

                                       Went for another sketch Challenge This time from  

                                                        CAS colours and Sketches, 





Materials used for this card are ;

  • 15 x 15 cm blank card and envelope,
  • Small piece of red card stick,
  • Vintage sepia Hybrid ink pad, 
  • Banner & bird clear stamps, [ Free with a magazine ]
  • Poppy, summer sun, apricot, cloud blue, peach, lemon green, rose pink promarkers



Challenges I will enter this card for are.,
  1. Fab 'N' Funky Challenge #391 Christmas,
  2. Crafting By Design Get Ready For Christmas, 
  3. A Merry Christmas Challenge #17, Always anything goes + Christmas, Banners 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x15 cm card stock and envelope,
  • 12 x 9 cm hunkydory card stock
  • 5 1/2 cm piece of white card stock,
  • Black shadow nuvo ink pad,
  • Ice white nuvo glitter,
  • Black, honeycomb, gold Promarkers, 


Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Addicted to stamps and more, Challenge #289 CAS
  2.  CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge # 269 Sketch. 
  3. Lemon Shortbread Challenge, #66 Anything goes, 
  4. Through The Craft Room Door, Anything goes, 


                                           

                           

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Another week,

 Morning,

Had a great few days and not been on the Internet much at all, Had a friend staying for a couple of days and we had a great time. Crafting and putting he worlds to rights just hope someone was listening lol .

Went for two Christmas cards today as seen to be getting behind on them and will not have enough if I do not get my finger out lol 



Materials used for this card are,

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 13 x 13 cm white card stock,
  • Small piece on gold card,
  • Square & sentiment Tonic dies,
  • Corner punch
  • 6 pearls,
  • Sledge and bell clear stamps, [ free with a magazine, ]
  • Aqua Nuvo glitter,
  • Poppy, purple, Prussian, rose pink, honeycomb, sandstone, sky blue, peach Promakers, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. Allsorts Challenge blog, Week #464 Use Pearls.
  2. Crafting With Dragonflies, Challenge blog, #102, Cards with Dies and /or punches.
  3. Alphabet Challenge Blog. * B for bears * 
  4. Colour Crazy Craft Challenge, Anything colouring  goes. 




Close up on the glitter and  pearl drops.


  Materials used for this card are,

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,  
  • 14 x 13 cm card stock.
  • 13 x 12 cm white card stock,
  • Gold mirri card. 
  • Tonic snowflake die,
  • Penguins Dies, [Free with a magazine ]
  • Tumbles glass distress in,
  • Hint of green glitter frosting,
  • Scarlet red & Ice white Nuvo pure sheen glitter, 
  • Buttermilk, liquid mercury Nuvo drops,



Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Winter Wonderland, Cute Christmas Critters.,
  2. Christmas at Sweet Stampin Anything Christmas goes, 
  3. CHNC Christmas Challenge # 382


Wednesday, 18 April 2018

WOYWDWD

Morning, 

                                            Happy WOYWDW everyone. 



Got a lot of cards to make before Thursday and I am wondering how the days seem to go so quick, I hope everyone is good and life is treating them okay.  Well would you just know it rain all night and I am hoping it stopped now as I have to go out soon Lol




                       Middle of the week again and its time to post my desk over on

                                    Julia's stamping ground Wednesday #463,

                 Another sketch today and this one is from  Tuesday Morning Sketch, 

                                   
  



Materials used for this card are,

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Black Shadow Nuvo Hybrid ink pad, ,
  • Brushed corduroy & Salty ocean Distress ink,
  • White ribbon, 
  • Yellow, winter berry, rose pink, lime green, coral Promarkers, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Unicorn Challenge Blog challenge #31 Use Some Ribbon, 
  2. Lemon Shortbread Challenge, 64   Anything goes, 
  3. Tuesday Morning Sketch, # 449

                          
                                         


On my desk there are cards i have made as well as the card I have entered for todays challenge. 

Monday, 16 April 2018

Hope your weekend has been good .

 Morning,

Well these month are going really quick now and if it keeps on like this we will soon have Christmas again Lol. So thought I had better make another Christmas card. 



 




 Materials used for this card are;
  • 15 x 15 cm cream blank card and envelope,
  • 8 x 8 cm patterned mirri  card 
  • 6.5 x 7.5 cm white card stock,
  • Spiced Apricot Nuvo glitter, 
  • Your Next Stamps Clear stamps. 
  • Rose pink, Orchid, canary, gold, apricot, forest green, Promarkers, 

    1. Sparkles Christmas Challenge, #87 Feature a Creature,
    2. Sweet Stampin Christmas. Anything Christmas goes, 
    3. The Merry Christmas Challenge. # 15. Anything goes + Christmas, 
  • Friday, 13 April 2018

    another week ends,

    Morning ,

    Hope your day is going okay and you  all finding lots of crafty things to do.
    Off out this morning to the monthly craft club. It really is a fun morning with lots of crafty people, every month we do something different and some times it is things some know how to do but still a fun time, 




    Materials used for this card are, 

    • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope, 
    • Vintage sepia vesafine ink pad,
    • Three buttons.
    • Three kings ribbon, 
    • clear stamps [ free with a magazine, ] 
    • Plum, apricot, rose pink, purple, forest green promarkers, 

    Challenges I will enter this card for are,
    1. Crafty Calendar, April Challenge, Buttons /and or Bows, 
    2. Addicted to stamps & More,  Challenge # 287 Make your mark, 
    3. Craftaholics R Us, Challenge #15 Purple, 
    4. Crafty Girls Corner, Challenge #163 Use Buttons, 

    Wednesday, 11 April 2018

    WOYWDW

    Morning, 

         Well yesterday the weather started really dull but it really brightened up, not that its going to last, as more rain is forecast.

    I love this set of stamps they always make me think of stained glass windows, 

    As its Wednesday I am going to enter my desk on Julia's stamping ground, 



    Materials used for this card are;

    • 6 x 6 square card and envelope,
    • Vintage sepia versafine ink pad, 
    • Stained Glass collection, [ free with cardmaking ] 
    • canary, leaf green, rose pink & cocktail pink Promarkers, 


    Challenges I will  enter this card for are;
    1. Simply Papercraft, Challenge #56 Anything goes, 
    2. PBSC April, Anything goes, optional Spring flowers, 
    3. Dragonfly Dreams Pink, 
    4. Allsorts Challenge blog, Be there or be square, 


    Monday, 9 April 2018

    Monday

     Morning,


                I would firstly like to welcome my new follower Ellibelle. Hope you pop back again soon love to see you. 



    Had a strange weekend. A friend came round  to see me Saturday morning and we went out to eat and did a bit of shopping [ no it was not craft shopping lol ] It has put me right out, Don't get me wrong it was lovely to see her but I don't normally have visitors at the weekend so all day today I have been thinking it was Saturday. Hope everyone weekend was a good one, 





    Materials used for this card are;

    • 15 x 15 cm card stock and envelope,
    • Image source clear stamps,
    • Black shadow Hybrid ink pad,
    • Spun sugar, cracked pistachio, Distress ink pad,
    • Rose pink, linen & silver lining promarkers, 

    Challenges I will enter this card for are;
    1. A gem of  Challenge, #216 Female Birthday with a Sentiment, 
    2. QKR Stampede Challenge, Anything goes, #290
    3. Crafting With Friends, Challenge # 64. Anything goes, 
    4. Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge, WK 14 
           

    Sunday, 8 April 2018

    another weekend nearly finished

     Morning. 



    Another not so nice day here today but we just have to make the most of it as there is nothing we can do about it Lol, So just stay warm and try to stay dry,


    Went mad today and found sketch I  like and I do love a sketch, This one is from 
    Christmas card Throwdown,  Sketch is for the second card.  Sketch at the end of the post. 








    Materials used for this card are;

    • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope, 
    • Tonic Die,
    • Spring days clear stamps, [ free with a magazine, ]
    • Black Shadow Hybrid Nuvo ink pad,
    • Salty ocean Distress ink pad, 
    • Leaf green, apricot, rose pink, & cinnamon Promarkers. 


    Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
    1. LTCCB#21. Anything goes, 
    2. Patties Creation Design Challenge # 145, Bunnies  and or /ducks 
    3. Crafty Catz, Anything goes/ Colours of Spring,  
                                
    Card Number 2 






    Materials used for this card are;

    • 21 x15 cm card blank and envelope. 
    •  5 x 5 & 18 x 4 cm white card stock, 
    •  6 x6 & 19 x 5 cm pattered paper.
    • Ice white Nuvo Glitter, 
    • Ruby, cinnamon, gold, leaf green, peach, honeycomb, apricot promarkers. 

    Challenges I will enter this card for are,


    1. Winter Wonderland, Animals, 
    2. CHNC Challenge, 380.
    3. Christmas Card Throwdown, Sketch, 
    4. AllSorts Challenge Blog, Week 462 - Be there or be Square. 


                                   

    Thursday, 5 April 2018

    middle of the week,

    Morning,

    Hope everyone is having a super Easter Sunday and not eating to much chocolate,  I don't buy it as I know I would not stop eating it Lol,

    Had  a lovely day on Tuesday it was my birthday and I thought I would be spending on my own, I had nothing planned and was just going with the flow as it was, I have had so many lovely cards and flowers and have run out of vases Lol. The door went and there stood my youngest daughter and my granddaughter. It was lovely to see them and they brought some more flowers and a huge 70 with them,  They took me out for lunch.  Thank you for a lovely day  Kerry & Stephanie. 




    My cards and flowers and te huge 70 Lol 


    Stephanie, Granddaughter, myself and daughter Kerry. 




    Materials used for this card are;

    • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
    • 15 x 15   & 15 x 4 cm mirri card,
    • 14 x 14 & 14 x 4 cm white card stock, 
    •  X cut Embossing folder, 
    • edging embossing folder, 

    Challenges I will enter this card for are; 
    1. " Less is More " Challenge # 368 CASE  Card.,
    2. Always Fun Challenges, Happy Birthday, 
    3. Heart 2 Heart Challenge, Birthday Bash, 
    4. Craftaholics R Us  Challenge #14 Birthday cards, 



    Materials used for this card are;

    • 14 x 14 cm embossed card blank and envelope,
    • Black Shadow Nuvo Hybrid ink pad,
    • Dreamees sentiment 
    • Creative Expressions flower rubber stamp,

    Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
    1. A Merry Christmas Challenge, #14  Anything goes + Christmas, 
    2. MUSE Christmas Vision,   97 
    3. Dream Valley Challenge #176 - Dry embossing, 
                                                     

    Monday, 2 April 2018

    Another month is here,

    Morning,

    Well yesterday was a lovely day so hope it is like this for the rest of the week, Could do with some great weather but its early spring so just have to wait and see what the week brings, As i was finishing this  the rain started so that's not good .

    Sat at home yesterday and heard a helicopter and it sounded really close went out [ of course with camera in hand Lol ] and spotted the Air ambulance landing right near me and it was going down behind the houses. Took a few pictures and this was one and yes it is as near to the roof as it looks, They are some clever pilots that's for sure,,  Hope whoever they were coming to see is okay, 





    Materials used for this card are;
    • 21 x15 cm deckle ended card blank and envelope, 
    • 10.4 x 5 cm Brown card stock,
    • Vintage sepia, vesafine ink pad,
    • Dreamees clear flower stamps,
    • Yellow, lime zest, cocktail pink, magenta, sky blue promarkers, 

    Challenges I will enter this card for are;
    1. QKR Stampede, Challenge  # 289  
    2. HIMCR # 346 Freestyle, 
    3. Crazy Catz, Use old stash, 
    4. ~Jo's Scrap Shack, #227 Always anything goes with LBBS.