Thursday, 2 July 2015

Canada Day Card

Hi everyone,
Hope this finds you well.  
We celebrated a wonderful Canada Day yesterday. 
All the kids/grandkids are off up North for the rest of the week now. 
Seems like most of the town has done that too...
stores were very quiet this morning when I was doing my errands.

I'm very late in posting my Canada day card but here it is.

This came together very quickly.  I couldn't resist colouring cute little Tiddly Ink's Patriotic Wryn.
Background created using SB Reversible Embossing Folder - Mystic
Maple leaves ~ Cuttlebug die
Sentiment - WordArt
Silver stickles on the sparklers

 I would like to enter the following challenges:
Craft it Up & Link it Up  - 4th of July or Canada Day
Crafty Creations Challenge #292 - Red, White and/or blue
Little Red Wagon #296 - Red & White
Penny's Paper Craft Challenge #234 - ATG

Thanks for stopping by,
hugs,

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

TPS Challenge 210 ~ For the Boys


Today starts a new challenge at
and the theme is "For the Boys"

My card uses a couple of very cute pandas called "Teamwork" available here.


Details.
Coloured with Copics
Sentiment from Create with TLC
Fishtail dies - MFT
Star - Sizzix

As always there is a fabulous prize for the winner this week.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Craft Your Passion Challenge 268 - AYG
Crazy Challenge #200 - Spots & Stripes

Thanks for visiting today.  If you get a chance we'd love to have you
play along with us this week.
hugs,

Monday, 29 June 2015

....Purple Carnation Sprite

Hi everyone,
Hope you enjoyed your weekend.

Here's what I got up to.



I do enjoy colouring these cute little sprites from Aurora Wings.
This one is called Carnation sprite and is available here.




Details:
Coloured with Copics
Shape - Go Create  XXL Square Frame Frilly #2
SB Amanda Circle Die
Band is SB Romantic Agenda Die
Joy Craft Fence die
SU Leaf Die
SB Crafty Flower Five Die
Lace & flowers - WOC





I would like to enter the following challenges:
Addicted to Stamps Challenge #107 - Bingo  ( lace, image, layers) 
Aurora Wings Challenge #16 - Sprite Delight
Creative Corner Challenge ~ Happy Birthday
Susy Bee's Bloomin Challenge #86 - ATG with twist ~2 colours

Enjoy your week and thanks for visiting.
hugs,

Saturday, 27 June 2015

Beautiful Roses

Hi everyone,
I hope this finds you well.

Just popping by to show you an easel card I made for my lovely friend and loyal follower's birthday.
Not too much going on here..the papers were so pretty I didn't want to cover them up.
Image is from the Roses - 3 Pack available here at  Aurora Wings
Coloured with Copics



Shape is a Go Create die,  Joy Craft frame Gerti's Flowers
Roses - WOC
Ribbon - Stamp Simply Ribbon Store
Cuttlebug embossing folder - dots
Water droplets using Ranges Glossy Accents


I would like to enter the following challenges:
Crafts Galore Encore - June Challenge ATG
Creative Fingers Challenge #85 - ATG sponsored by Aurora Wings

Thanks for stopping by ~have a lovely weekend.
hugs,

Friday, 26 June 2015

Fancy Folds @ Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge #142

Hi everyone,
The weekend is almost here...hope you have something fun planned.
We're in for a wet one it seems and that's okay as we've no outdoor activities scheduled.

Today starts a new challenge at


hosted by the lovely and very talented Norma who has chosen
Fancy Folds as the theme for us.

We have two wonderful sponsor this week
and 

I've created a Z-fold card.  It was a challenge getting a good photo so I will start with the front.


Here it is opened up. 

Base created using Spellbinders Grand Labels Eleven dies.
Coloured with Copics
Image is a digital stamp from Ching-Chou Kuik Digital stamps 
called Little Companion available here.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Challenge for June - All creatures great & small
OLLCB #183 - Happy Birthday

Thank you so much for stopping by today.
If you get a chance we would love it if you could play along with us and
check out the fabulous inspiration by my talented team mates..you won't be disappointed.
hugs,

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Christmas again at Fab'n'Funky

Hi everyone,
I hope your week is going well.
It's Wednesday already and can you believe June is almost over...
wow....it will be Christmas before you know it!
....so why not join us in our new challenge starting today at

where the theme is.....
Christmas!
 hosted by our lovely team mate Ginny

Our wonderful sponsor this week is 
Prize is £10 voucher to spend in store 
...pssst - I see they have a shipping offer now on !! 
 I just might have to go shopping!


I love that we are doing a monthly Christmas theme on the blog...I'm going to be
so prepared this year!   Also trying to keep my cards simple enough so they
will fit into an envelope.  Mailing boxes last year was way too costly so I will save
them for the folks I can hand deliver to.

Here is my card:


I love working with Ppinkydolls digital images.  This one is called Playing in the Snow
available here.   These images are soooo easy to colour as the shading is already there for you.
and the end result makes me look so much better that I am really!
The snow flake is from the SB 2013 Snowflake pendant die collection
DP is LOTV Frosty Christmas and the ice skates are Cottage Cutz
MS snowflake border punch around the image


I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today and if you get a chance, please drop by the challenge
blog to see the wonderful inspiration from my team mates.
hugs,

Saturday, 20 June 2015

Birthday

Hi everyone,
Hope all is well with you and yours.

Just popping in to show you the card I made for my Granddaughter Lauren for her 12th birthday.

The pointe shoes are a digi from Just Inklined, coloured with Copics


Shape created using Spellbinders Grand Labels One dies
Lace and ribbon from my stash
Rose - WOC


I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for visiting...have a great weekend.
hugs,



Wednesday, 17 June 2015

TPS Challenge #208 ~ Make it Digital

Hi everyone,
I hope your week is going well.
It's been a rainy start to the week for us but blue skies are ahead.

Today starts a new challenge at


with the theme of "Make it Digital"

I've used "Pretty Little Sailor" available here.
Coloured with copics


..and here's what I did,
Frames created using MS punch
Sailboat, Lighthouse and Seashell all Whimsy Stamps & dies
I coloured the edge of the seashell with R37 and used C00 to create dimension
Bottom of sailboat coloured with E55, E50
Ribbon from my stash


As always there is a lovely prize for the winner this week.
We'd love it if you could play along.  Check out all the details here on the blog.


I would like to enter the following challenges:
Crafting Musketeers #26 ~Shades of Summer

Thanks for visiting today and if you get a chance please stop by the challenge blog
to see the wonderful inspiration created by my super talented team mates.
hugs,

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Fantasy & Fables

Hi everyone,
I hope your week is going well.

Today starts a new challenge at


hosted by the lovely Wends who has selected "Fantasy and Fables" as our theme.

Our fabulous sponsor this week is 
offering to the winner a $20 voucher to spend in the shop


I've copic coloured a cute image called "The Princess and her Unicorn
available here.


Details:
DP - Recollections Simply Pastel
Oval frame - Cheery Lynn Japanese Garden Lace Oval
Pierced fishtail - MFT
Butterflies - MB Leavenworth Butterfly Trio mounted on Cascadia Butterfly Trio
Lace and ribbon from my stash

Entering the following challenges:
  1. Animal Friends Challenge #27 - Fantasy Animals
  2. Crafts Galore Encore - June Anything Goes
  3. Creatalicious Challenge #75 - Butterflies
  4. Get Creative Challenge #16 - Butterflies
  5. Paradise of Stamps Challenge #19 - ATG
  6. Sugar and Bettys Challenge - June ATG
Thanks for visiting today. 
hugs,

Thursday, 4 June 2015

Very Special Birthday

Hi everyone,
Just dropping in today to share a card I made for a very special centenarian.
No colouring on this one...just layers of fun. Lots of Tim Holtz goodies
and some papers from my stash used along with MB happy birthday die for the inside.



Entering into the following challenges:
  1. Card Mania #69 - Use Metal embellishment
  2. Eureka Stamps #143 - Special occasion
  3. Inky Impressions - Make it for a Man
  4. Southern Trading Company June -  Masculine
  5. The Paper Girls Challenge #81 - Masculine
  6. The Pink Elephant - Masculine #301 - Masculine
  7. The Sisters of Craft Challenge - ATG
  8. W2SBY Challenge #18  - It's a Man's World
 Thanks for visiting,
hugs,
 

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Make it Colourful at TPS Challenge #206

Hi everyone, 
 I hope your week is going well. 
 I'm really enjoying the cooler temps this week 
after getting the much needed rain on the weekend.   

Today starts a new challenge at The Paper Shelter 
and our lovely team leader Marie has chosen a theme of "Make it Colourful".   
We would like to see bright primary colours like red, yellow, blue...etc).

I've chosen to colour up the gorgeous "Sport Star" available here
She so reminds me of my granddaughter who played on her schools b-ball team this year.
 The background paper is from a Karen Foster Sports paper pad. 
 Sentiment created in Word using WordArt.    
Lace and ribbon from my stash.


As always there are wonderful prizes to be won on the blog this week
 so I hope you get a chance to play along. We'd love to see you there.


I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today,
hugs,

Friday, 29 May 2015

CH#140...Some Fun in the Sun...

Good day everyone,   I hope your week was a good one and that you've a lovely weekend planned.
The humidity has gone but still no rain for us...going to be a hefty water bill this month I'm thinkin!  

We've a new challenge starting today at
and our lovely host Nikki would like to see some Fun in the Sun 
 but before I show you my card I'd like to tell you there is a 
DT Call going on at Fussy and Fancy.  
If you'd like to be a part of this great team the details can be found here.

Our sponsor this week is the fabulous Magnolia-licious

I've copic coloured a sweet digi from Ppinkydolls called Two Owls available here.  
I love these images created by Chrishanthi ...they are a dream to colour.



Details:
Copic Colours:
Skin: E11, E21, E00, E000, R20
Hair: E50, E53, E55
Grass  - G40, 43, 24, YG93
Dress - R81, 83, 85, RV10
Sky - BG0000, BG000
Clouds - C3, 2, 00, B60
Owls - W2, W00, R000, R00, R01
Flower Spray - MB Bella Bouquet
MB Woven Circle, Amanda Circle
Çheery Lynn doily

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Crafty Creations Challenge #240 - All Creatures great & small

Thank you so much for stopping by. 
hugs,

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

A Big Christmas Present...

Hi everyone,
I hope you're having a good week.  
Summer has arrived in my little part of the world.  It's been a hot and dry May so far.  
...so to cool things off...we are having a Christmas challenge at

Our lovely host this week is the talented Wendy.
I've coloured a Mo Manning image that I think is so cute.
Santa Kai is available here.


We are sponsored by the wonderful Di's Digi Stamps

Card details:
Coloured with Copics
Merry Christmas - Elizabeth dies
Sequin stars from my stash
Pattern DP - Cosmo Cricket - Jolly by Jolly
Gold Stickles on the ribbon

I would like to enter the following challenges:
CHNC extra for May - ATG
Christmas Card Challenge #25 - ATG
Mo's Digital Challenge #251 - ATG
Sweet Stampin Christmas Challenge - Cute

Thanks for stopping by today.  Please play along with us  ~we'd love to see you.
hugs,





Wednesday, 20 May 2015

TPS #204 ~ Roses

Hi everyone,
We're just coming back from a long holiday weekend.  
The weather was perfect for cooking on the grill and spending time with friends and family. 
 Hope it was wonderful for you too.

Today starts a new challenge at TPS and the theme is "Roses".  
 I've coloured a sweet image called Charming Spring Girl available here.


Details:
Coloured with Copics
DP - MME, Miss Caroline Howdy Doody
Vintage bird cage die - Poppystamps
Flowers:  - WOC
Leaves - MS punch
Tag - LOTV

As always there is a wonderful prize for the winner this week 
and if you use a TPS image in your creation you are eligible to will $30 to spend in the store.


I would like to enter the following challenges:
LTSCB #54 - ATG
Dragons Lair Design Challenge - Bouquet of flowers

Thanks for stopping by,
hugs,

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Aurora Wings Beauty

Hi all, I hope your week is going well.

Just popping in to share with you a card
 I made for my youngest granddaugher who turned 10 this month.
She is very interested in my digi collection and the long haired beauties
 are always her favourite so I choose this gorgeous image from
 Aurora Wings called Orchid Fairy w/detailed Butterfly Wings
available here for her card and she loved it.

 

Shape created using MS Flourish lace punches.
Flowers & lace from Wild Orchid Crafts
Coloured with Copics
SU die for the leaves
SB Gold Majesty Circles Die
I printed the image in black & white for the top of the box

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thank you so much for stopping by again.
hugs,