Friday, 26 August 2016

White & Gold

Hi everyone,
It's good to be back today after our summer break at

 
hosted by our talented team mate Louise who has given us the choice of two themes
They are White with One Other Colour....or  A Little Bird Told Me.

I chose to make a white and gold card for you today..and no colouring I'm afraid.
I'm still in vacation mode I think.  


The ornaments are MB dies, Traditional Ornament cut in gold
Lydia Ornament cut in white, run thru my Xyron then added to the gold ornament
Joy is also MB die
The boughs are my favourite....Marianne Creatables.
Pearls are Jolee's
Gold accents are Hampton Art

We have two wonderful sponsors this week
offering 3 digi's to the winner

and
offering a £10 voucher to the winner

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today and join us this week if you can.
hugs,
 

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Birthday Wishes at TPS

Hi everyone,
It's time for a new challenge at


where the theme is "Birthday Wishes"

As always we are sponsored by the wonderful Veronica and Pedro of
offering a fabulous prize of $30 to spend in the shop if you use a TPS image on your creation.
But even if you don't you could win 3 digital images of your choice.

I've coloured with Copics a sweet little image called YMMV available here in the shop.


Design paper from Graphic 45,  Buttons Tres Jolie French Kisses
Faux suede leaves - WOC, green burlap from my stash
Copics:
Skin: E11, E21, E00, E000, R20
Hair W9, W7, W6, W5 
Romper: R08, R05, R02
Wings: G43, G40
Shell: YR31, Y26, Y28
Body: YG61, YG63, YG67, YR31

I hope that you will pay a visit to 
 and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team
 have created for your inspiration and hopefully 
you to will want to take part in this "Birthday Wishes" Challenge.






Thanks for stopping by today,
hugs,

Friday, 12 August 2016

Challenge #170 Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge

Hi everyone,
Are you ready for the weekend.!!  It's going to be another hot one here.
Hope the weather is better where you are.

Today starts a new challenge at


where our host is the lovely Sharon choosing a Pink/Cream with lots of Bling theme.
 Just loved doing this challenge as these are one of my favourite colour combos..thank you Sharon.


I've coloured with Copics an image by Aurora Wings called Fairy Dancer 
Spellbinder 5x7 Reflective Moments frame cut in cream
 Spellbinder Feathers on the Wind Die
Flower from Michaels
Ribbon and lace from WOC

We have the wonderful Magnolia-licious sponsoring us this week.

 

I would like to enter the following challenges:
I hope you get a chance to stop by the blog and see the wonderful
inspiration from the Design Team...and we'd love to have you play along if you can.
hugs,



Wednesday, 10 August 2016

A little mixture today

Hi everyone,
Hope you're having a good week.  
I'm back after our holidays in Muskoka.  What a lovely time we had with our daughter and her family. So much fun watching the girls doing all their water sports..they really are thrill seeker.

Today I'm sharing with you a Birthday card I made at the request of a friend.

Flowers, background and ribbon are StampinUp
DP from my stash


Here are a few pictures from beautiful Muskoka

 We are so lucky to have this beautiful piece of the world only 2 hrs. away.

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a good week.
hugs,
Pat K x

Monday, 8 August 2016

The Cutie Pie Challenge #102

Hi everyone,
I hope this finds you well.

Today starts a new challenge at  
with a theme of Work, Rest or Play

We are sponsored by the wonderful 


 

who generously supplied us with a digi of our choice.
I've used a pre-coloured image called "Golfing Dave" available here in the shop.


Golf tee and numbers are QuicKutz dies, clouds from Die-Namics cut out of gauze
I've added a Wobble spring to the golf ball for a little fun.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Thanks for stopping by. Do hope you get a chance to play along with us.
hugs,

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Christmas again at Fab'n'Funky Challenge

Hi everyone,
I'm back with my second post for today.
if you are looking for my Paper Shelter blog post it's below this one

Today starts a new challenge at
hosted by our lovely team mate Susan
and as this is the last Wednesday of the month the theme is
"Christmas"

I've coloured a sweet image from our fabulous sponsor this week.
Di's Digital Stamps.  I was thrilled to win a challenge a while back and
this cute digi was part of my selection.   They are called "Pass the Parcel Mice"
available under the Christmas section of the shop.

Coloured with Copics. White frantage added around the square.
Sentiment is from LOTV
Boughs are Marianne dies, run thru my Xyron then Hero Arts Prisma glitter added
Doily, dp and ribbon from my stash

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Thanks for stopping by today,
hugs,


Anything Goes at TPS

Hi everyone,
Surprise!....another post for The Paper Shelter.  Yes, I did post last week but
today the design team are starting their summer break with both teams participating
.....so I'm back again.

The theme is a favourite....Anything Goes.   The design team will not be
commenting on your entries but the fantastic prizes offered by our wonderful sponsors
Veronica and Pedro will still be up for grabs as always.

I've coloured "On Air" available here in the shop.


Details:
Coloured with Copics
Hair: E08, E18, E93, E95
Skin: E11, E21, E000, E0000, R4, R20
Sweater: R12, R02, R21
Dress: B02, B01, B00
Shoes: T3, T2, T1
Microphone: W4, W3, W2, W00

Flower cut from G45 Precious Memories DP using SB Rose Creations Die
Lace from WOC
Pearls from my Stash
Happy Birthday - MFT
Shape: Go Kreate Square Frilly Frame #10


I hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog 
 and see what the rest of the very talented Design Teams
 have created for your inspiration and hopefully 
you to will want to take part in this "Anything Goes" Challenge.




I would like to enter the following challenges:

I'll be back shortly with my Fab'n'Funky post.
hugs,

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Challenge #258 The Paper Shelter

Hi everyone,
Today starts a new challenge at
with the theme of "Ribbon"

As always we have the wonderful Veronica and Pedro 
of The Paper Shelter as our sponsor 
 

 

I've coloured " Serena" available here in the shop.


Coloured with copics.  Sea was created using Marianne Designs Clear Stamp Border TC0838
stamped with Versamark then Ranger White Embossing Puffs powder was added before heat setting.
Sturdy Bridge and Peace Doves are both MB Dies

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today.
Hope you get a chance to stop by the blog and see the wonderful inspiration
from my team mates and play along if you can.
hugs,


Friday, 15 July 2016

Oh what a lovely trio...

Hi everyone,
Back again as promised.  
If you are looking for my Fussy and Fancy post it's below this one.

Today starts a new challenge at
where our lovely Kath is hosting and has chosen the theme "Carol Singers"

We are fortunate to have two wonderful sponsors this week.   
There is a "Closing Down" sale going on now with at least 30% off.... 
and




 I Copic coloured a stamp that's been un-inked for several years...shame, shame!
It's called Christmas Choir Boy part of the Chrissy Armstrong Collection at Whimsy Stamps
Musicality Collage from Memory Box
Sentiment from LOTV
Bough is from Marianne Dies 

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Holly Jolly Christmas #76 - song Joy to the World

Thanks for stopping by today and have a good weekend everyone.
hugs,
 
 

Christmas in July at Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge

Hi everyone,
I'm scheduling this post, as alway since it goes live at 3 am my time. 
 We finally have rain today..yeah! Not often we cheer for rain but we are in such need 
of a good soaking it's worth celebrating.

Tomorrow I'm off to lunch with friends then we get to have our oldest granddaughter
for a couple of days and I can't wait.  She is such a happy teen and we enjoy her company.

Now..on to my post.  Today starts a new challenge at 
where our super talented Norma is hosting.

This challenge is sponsored by the fabulous

Today's card is a little different from the pastels I've used the past couple of times.
This sweet image from  Ppinkydolls Art called Small Princess
is all dressed for the ballet.


Details:
Coloured with Copics
Design papers from Graphic 45 Nutcracker Suite
Tree on the left is Dee's Distinctively Snow Covered Tree die
Tree on the right is MB Magnificent Pine
Clock die is Sizzix - Tim Holtz
Sentiments are Graphic 45 Nutcracker suite chipboard
Raffia from my stash

Thanks for stopping by today.
 I'll be back shortly with my post for Winter Wonderland


Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #313

Hi everyone,
It's Wednesday and time for a new challenge at 
where our lovely Wendy is hosting.
The theme she has chosen is "Use a Sentiment".

I've coloured with Copics a sweet image that was generously supplied by our
amazing sponsor this week.


This cutie is called Hippie Chick and is available here in the shop.


The sentiment is from TLC, printed on white cardstock and framed using
Spellbinder Antique Frame and Accents die.
Larger butterfly cut in pink using MB Moonlight Butterfly die,
then MB Kaleidescope Butterfly was cut in green and attached
using Xyron.  Image framed using SB Floral Ovals die.
Smaller butterflies are Martha Stewart punches
Green cardstock is SU Certainly Celery...pink is SU Pink Pirouette (love this combo)

Copic Colours:
Skin: E11, E21, E01, E000, E0000, R20, R11
Hair:  E35, E33, E31
Green: G99, G94, G21

Come join us this week at Fab'n'Funky.  There's a great prize
from All Dressed Stamps awaiting the winner.
Thanks for stopping by,
hugs,

Monday, 11 July 2016

GDT ~ Crafty Boots Challenge

Hi everyone,

I'm back again with my second post for today and am so excited as I have the honour of being
 a Guest Designer for Crafty Boots Challenge for the second time. 
 Thank you to the lovely Dionne and the rest of the team for having me.
The current theme is Christmas in July...and I do love making Christmas cards.

I've wanted to colour this darling image for some time now so this was the perfect occasion.  

 
Coloured with Copics. The sentiments are Graphic 45 
Poinsettia is a Memory Box Die as well as the Frostyville Wreath.
The Christmas Tree is a Cheery Lynn Designs Die O Tannenbaum X-mas tree
Lace is fromWild Orchid Crafts

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Aurora Wings Challenge #32 - My Favourite Colour - Pink
Crafty Calendar Challenge - July Challenge
Pile it On Challenge #112 - Favourite colours - pink & cream

Thanks for popping by again and I hope you have a crafty week.
hugs,


 



Polka Dots and Pastels #101

Hi everyone,

Can you believe it's Monday already...the weekends just fly by don't they.  Hope yours was a good one.

Today starts a new challenge at The Cutie Pie Challenge where the theme is "Polka Dots and Pastels"

We have two wonderful sponsors this month.   
and

I've coloured Hawaii Flower available here in the Little Blue Button shop and made a little milk carton.


I've used a sheet of StampinUp paper that I've been hoarding...just love this colour.
Coloured with Copics the Hawaii Flower and fussy cut it then added to the front with pop dots.
Pink Ribbon is from Stamp Simply Ribbon Store

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today and we'd love it you could play along with the Cutie Pies this month.
psst....I'll be back shortly with my second post for today.
hugs,


Wednesday, 6 July 2016

A Summer Time Favourite..

Hi everyone,

Today starts a new challenge at The Paper Shelter 
where the theme is "Use a Summer Image and Happy Colours".

I've coloured with Copics just the head shot of one of my favourites in the shop
...Pretty Little Sailor


As always we have the wonderful Veronica and Pedro of The Paper Shelter
as our sponsor offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website here, 
and if you have used one of their gorgeous images you will be entitled to the whole amount
 but even if you haven't you will still receive 3 digi images of your own choice. 

 I got to play with one of my new dies too...Marianne LR0417 is the port hole..
and I just love it.  I added acetate to the inner circle too.


The ships wheel is also part of this set.  The anchor is a Marianne Craftables silver selection
CR1275.  Rope is from my stash.  The sailboat is a Whimsy die...sentiment is an old Amy R Stamp set Beach Sentiments.  Design paper Whimpy Stamps By the Sea



I hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot  
and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration
 and hopefully you to will want to take part in this weeks Challenge. 

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Blog - Red, White & Blue
Scrap Creations Red, White & Blue

Thanks for stopping by today.
hugs,

Friday, 1 July 2016

Snow Much Fun at Winter Wonderland

Hi everyone,
Happy Canada Day to all my fellow Canadians.  Lots of events planned for this long weekend to celebrate the country's 149th Birthday.  And of course there is UEFA Euro 2016 going on too so there is excitement everywhere...and yes I will be cheering for Wales today!

Since this is Friday we have a new challenge starting at Winter Wonderland hosted by the very talented Anet who has chosen the theme "Snow Much Fun" ...things you do in the snow.   I coloured a High Hopes rubber stamp called Snowman Sled Ride SS010   I liked these little characters so much I bought three of them.


 This week we have the wonderful Crafts U Love as our sponsor
offering a £10 Voucher to the winner.

 

Thanks for stopping by ~ hope you can play along with us this week.
hugs,