Thursday, 27 February 2014

Paper Crafting Journey Challenge#4 DT Card

Morning peeps.  On the day of schedule posting this the sun is shining so I hope it is the same on the day of reading.  It is really warm in the apartment, surprising what a bit of sun shine through the windows does.  Right let's get down to the reason I am here. Lol!!!  It is time again for another super Challenge to start over at  PAPER CRAFTING JOURNEY  Our theme is:- Make it Manly

Our sponsor is:-


My A5 Portrait DT Card



Products Used

Digi Image :- Elf Boy - KENNY K DOWNLOADS
Promarkers / Graph'It Markers
Dp:- Advent Mistletoe - Item#33295 - Making Memories
Dies:- Precious Stockings - Style 98731
          Precious Ornaments - Style 98724 - Memory Box
Jute / Mirri Card / Sentiment Banners are from my stash

Thank you for looking and do have fun.

10 Challenges Entered Ch#60 - Anything Goes D for Diecuts - Use a Sentiment Feb Challenge - Anything Goes - One for the Boys - Christmas - Use Die Cuts No Punches - Anything Goes - Something Spooled (Jute Ribbon) Feb 25th - March 3rd - Anything Goes



Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Creative Card Crew Challenge # 56 DT Card


Morning peeps.  Hope you are all well.  Time once again for another super fortnight Challenge to start over at CREATIVE CARD CREW  This fortnight's theme is GET WELL.

We have two sponsor's.


Prize :-3 Digis


Prize :- $15 Gift Voucher

My 6 x 6 DT Card

Products Used

 Digi Image :-  WELL WISHES - IMAGINE THAT - I have used the coloured version on this lovely sheet.
Embossalicious Embossing Folder.  (I have debossed it.)
Roy G. Biv - Core'dinations Card
Dies:- Squares - S4-006
          Lacey Squares - S4-295 - Spellbinders
          Lace Corner - Deco B - B162 - Cherry Lynn Designs
Flower :- Romantic Dreams - My Crafty Heart
Ribbon from my stash

Thank you for looking, why not pop over to the Challenge Blog for some super inspiration from my DT chums.

6 Challenges Entered Ch#60 - Anything Goes Ch#24 - Anything Goes   Ch#76 - Bloom & Yellow - Anything Goes     Ch#45 - Anything Goes Ch#64 - Something Spooled ( Ribbon)



Sunday, 23 February 2014

'Tis the Season


Morning peeps.  Overcast here this morning, not cold in the apartments but not been outside.  Guess what our lift broke down again late last night.  No one stuck in it this time so that was a God send.  Last Sunday at 8.50 it was the fire alarm going off, boy we do have fun here!!!

My Card today is a just because I want too.  I will advise you now that the photo's are  Crap !!! I can't seem to get a good one this morning.

My 8 x 8 Card

Laying Down

Standing (Sorry for the funny shape Poinsettia) It isn't that shape I.R.L. Lol!!!

Products Used

Card Blank - Anna Marie Designs
Image from :- Set13 'Tis the Season - Art Pad - L.O.T.V.
Dp:- Country Gent - Nitwit Collection - L.O.T.V.
Dies:- Petite Ovals Large - S4-138
          Petite Scalloped Ovals Large - S4-39 - Spellbinders
          Peace Joy Love - Christmas Sentiment - Set 1 - Tonic Studio
          Tree 1 - LRO174
          Poinsettia - LR0142
          Candles - LR0243 - Marianne Designs
          25 Bauble from Advent Calender Set - Style - 98642 - Memory Box
Baker's Twine from my stash
Gloss Accents on his glasses
Golden Rod and Xmas Red Stickles on the tree.

Thank you for looking and have a good Sunday.

12 Challenges Entered. Ch#60 - Anything Goes D for Die Cuts -Anything Goes - Ch# - 165 Use a Sentiment Feb Challenge - Anything Goes Ch#24 - Anything Goes - Man Up - Anything Goes - Something Spooled (Bakers Twine) 18th Feb - 24th - Anything Goes - Use 2 or More Die Cuts - The Most Wonderful Time of the Year



Friday, 21 February 2014

Totally Papercrafts Challenge#207 DT Card

For My e-Bay sales link click HERE

Morning peeps.  Lovely and sunny here as I post but went out this morning and it was misty and cold.  As my followers know by now that I quite often schedule my posts so it could be the opposite.  Lol!!!  Right it is time once again for another Challenge to start over at TOTALLY PAPERCRAFTS  It is the "B" teams turn to host and it is once again our lovely LISA that has put herself forward to choose the theme.  Her choice this week is SPRING.

Our sponsor is:-
The prize is:-

My 6 x 6 DT Card

Products Used

Dp:- Floral - PP003 - Wild Rose Studio
Flowers from Prima Marketing coloured with a Lilac Promarker, centres are Micro Beads
Dies:- Fishtail Flags Layers Stax - Die-namics
          Lace Corner Deco A - B161 - Cherry Lynn Designs
Sentiment is computer generated

Thank you for looking once again, have fun and for more inspiration why not pop over to the Challenge Blog to see my team mates creations - you will not be disappointed.

9 Challenges Entered Ch#59 - Anything Goes Anything Goes Valentines - Love - Anything Goes - Always Anything Goes - Anything Goes Flower Power Feb 18th - 24th - Anything Goes Use 2 or More Die Cuts



Thursday, 20 February 2014

Pen Wallets for Sale on eBay

I have some NEW (Still in their sealed packets)  Roll and Go Graph'It Wallets for sale on eBay.  I have changed my mind how I am going to store my newly purchased Markers.  Here is the link:-

Silly me put mm on the sizes instead of cm on eBay, which has now been altered.  Lol!!!!



Holds 12 Pens.

Second NEW Wallets for sale are Zipped Wallets.  Here is the link:-



Holds 24 Pens


Sunday, 16 February 2014

Eskimo Kisses

Morning peeps, it is sunny here (Shh) that won't last long!  My card today is another just because I want too, this is getting regular!

My 8 x 8 Card

Although it is sunny here today, I can't seem to show the sparkle on diecuts or flowers.  If I put it in the sun it casts lots of shadows.

Products Used

Image - Mo Manning Eskimo Kisses Topper HHPCT002 from THE HOBBY HOUSE
Cardstock - Anna Marie Designs
Dp:- Beach Bliss - L.O.T.V.
Dies:- Classic Scalloped Squares Large - S4-127 Spellbinders
          Star of Wonder - Style 98167
          Snowflake Corner - Style 98238 - Memory Box
Punches - Snowflakes - X-Cut
Sentiment Stamp:- Christmas Postcards - Little Claire Designs
Oyster Ribbon  and Sparkle Heart - Chloe's Creative Cards
Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts
Stardust Stickles

Thank you for looking, hope you have got a little sunshine.  Grab it while you can as it will not last long here in the U.K.

17 Challenges Entered - Anything Goes Let's Get Sentimental - Christmas - Love is all around - Show us some Romance - Christmas Love Feb Anything Goes - Anything Goes - Love is all around - Ribbon and Bling - With Love Challenge - Valentine/Love - Love is all around With a Hear( Sparkly one and a red one on the sentiment) - Anything Goes Anything Goes



Friday, 14 February 2014


Morning peeps.  It is raining for a change here this morning and bitterly cold.  Went out shopping early before the real heavy rain and high winds arrive, which is forecast for this afternoon.  My card today is just because I want to card.

6 x 6 Card

Laying Down

Standing trying to show the glitter on his hat/stocking and flowers.

Products Used

Stamps:- James Christmas Stocking - ST466 - L.O.T.V.
              Christmas Postcard Set - Little Claire Designs
Mixture of Promarkers/ Graph'It and Graph'It Shake Silver Marker.  (Hope to improve with the Graph'Its when the rest of the colours arrived that I have ordered from C & C along with the brush tips)  Teddy is a lot darker than I would usually do
Golden Rod Stickles on the flowers
Dies:- Standard Circles Large - S4-114
          Petite Scalloped Circles Large - S4-115 - Spellbinders
Punch:- Fern - Carla Craft
Dp:- It's Christmas Time - Maja Designs
Flowers:- Wild Orchid Crafts

Thank you for looking and I hope everyone keeps safe today.

13 Challenges Entered - Anything Goes - Let's Get Sentimental 'C' for Chocolate Creams Ch#246 - Christmas CMM80 - Make it Sparkle - Use a Die Cut or Punched Shape Feb - Anything Goes - Teddies Ch#23 - Anything Goes - Dies and Punches - Anything Goes Ch#45(They have it listed as 44) - ( Anything Goes) Use a Sentiment

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Paper Crafting Journey Challenge # 3 DT Card

Morning peeps.  Has been raining but the sun is trying to peep through at the moment.  It is time once again for a Challenge to start over at PAPER CRAFTING JOURNEY  Our theme this fortnight is LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Our sponsor is:-

My A5 Portrait DT Card

Products Used
Embossalicious Embossing Folder
Dies:- Lattice Rectangles - S4-319
Hearts - Both from Spellbinders
Lace Corner - Deco B - B162 - Cherry Lynn Designs
The sentiment is computer generated
Roses from my stash.

Thank you for looking and do have fun.

17 Challenges Entered MIM#178 - Anything Goes - Include a Sentiment Ch#203 - Love/Valentine Theme


Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Bird Bath

Morning peeps.  I have made a card today just because I wanted too.  Hope you have all survived all the rain that we have had here in the UK over the weekend and the past couple of days.  My Brother and Sister in-law's area is flooded but they are okay as they live up a very steep hill.  Their phone is off though so they had to ring us on their mobile to tell us they were okay.

My Card For Today

Products Used

Wooden Stamp :- Bird Bath-Mudpie and Friend - HMUR1030 - House Mouse Designs - Stampabilities
Embossalicous Embossing Folder
Dies:- Magic Flourish - Style 98420 - Memory Box
          Radiant Rectangles - S5-161 - Spellbinders
Ribbon Flowers - Mei Flower
Centura Pearl Snow White Card - Crafter's Companion ( Looks Lavender in the photo though)
Amethyst Stardream Card - Joanna Sheen (That looks a lot darker in the Photo)
Thank you for looking and keep safe.

8 Challenges Entered - Make it Sparkle HMFMC 163 - Amethyst, White, plus 1 other colour MIM#178 - Anything Goes Feb 11th - Feb 17th - Anything Goes



Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Creative Card Crew Challenge # 55 DT Card

Morning Peeps. Hope you are all fighting fit, I bet you are all wondering if the other half is going to remember Valentines Day this year.  Lol!!!

Right it is time for another super Challenge to start over at CREATIVE CARD CREW.  This fortnights theme is K.I.S.S. (Keep it Simple and Sweet)

We have two super sponsor's


This could be your prize if you are the lucky winner



 Prize 5 Digi Images

My 6 x 6 DT Card (Photo Heavy)

                                           Front Closed

                             Front Standing and Slightly Open

Open Inside Flat

Products Used

Image:- Got an Idea 14406 - QKR STAMPEDE (Sentiment is not included)
Main card - Centura White Pearl Hint of Silver - Crafter's Companion
Black and Red Card/Red Holographic Corners are from My Stash
Sentiments are both computer generated.

Thank you for looking and have fun playing along with this Challenge.

10 Challenges Entered Ch#58 - Anything Goes MIM#178 - Anything Goes - Use the colour RED in your image Feb 11th - Feb 17th - Anything Goes - Include a Sentiment


Friday, 7 February 2014

Totally Papercrafts Challenge#205 DT Cards

Morning peeps.  Hope you are all well?  Those poorly I wish you better soon.  It is time once again for a super Challenge to start over at TOTALLY PAPERCRAFTS  It is the turn of the "B" team to host again and the lovely LISA has chosen once again. The theme she has chosen this week is Hey Cutie (Use a Cute Image)

Our sponsor this week is:-

The prize is $10 Coupon to spend in store .

Now I warn you this is photo heavy and also lots of descriptions as I got carried away and made 3 cards this week.  Lol!!!

My A5 Landscape DT Card

Products Used
Image:- Bunny Wabbit C1 Grass -
Bp:- Bunny Wabbit Paper Trio -
Dies:- Romantic Rectangles - S5-090
          Gold Elements One - S5-183 - Spellbinders
          Pippi Butterfly - 98008
          Isabella Butterfly - 98507
          Cherry Blossom - 98316 - Memory Box
          Leaves#1 - Little Claire Designs
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Sentiment is computer generated and is not part of the image.
4 Challenges Entered - Anything Goes #57 Anything Goes Die Cuts Dies and / or Punches

My 6 x 6  Square DT Card

Products Used

Image:- Bunny Wabbit C3 Hay -
Die:- Squares - S4-006 - Spellbinders
Cardstock - Stardream from Joanna Sheen
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Doily coloured with a Tulip Yellow Promarker is from my stash also the Ribbon Butterflies and Flower
Sentiment is computer generated and is not with the image

2 Challenges Entered Ch#10 Butterflies Ch#74 - No Designer Papers

My 6 x 6 Scalloped Edge DT Card

Products Used
Image :- Bunny Wabbit C2 Grass -
Embossalicious Embossing Folder
Dies:- Gold Circles One - S4-390 - Spellbinders
          Dancing Tulips - 98295 - Memory Box
          Lace Corner Deco A - B161 - Cherry Lynn Designs
Bp pad used for die cuts:- New Leaf - FEPAD040 - First Edition
Butterflies:- Divine Col - Item#565305 - Prima Marketing
Bow from my stash
Scalloped Card Blank - Cardwork Cards
Sentiment is computer generated and is not with the image

All the bunny images used in these three cards are from BUNNY WABBIT COLOUR PLUS - DOODLE PANTRY - There is also outline images  allowing you to colour yourself, along with backing papers and sentiments.

If you have got to the bottom of this post WELL DONE!!!!  Thank you for looking and do have fun playing along with the Challenge.

5 Challenges Entered Ch#22 Anything Goes - Anything Goes Anything Goes - Anything Goes Feb 4th - Feb 10th - Anything Goes



Monday, 3 February 2014

Love is all Around

Morning peeps.  Hope you are all well.  I wonder what the weather is going to throw at us today?  Here in Hertfordshire we have seen the sun the past two days but it has been very cold.  Still we can't have everything can we.  Today is a just because I want to card.  Not even for hubby as I had already made his card.  I will have to take myself a lover.  Lol!!!

6 x 6 Card

Products Used

Stamp Plate:- Happy Hoppers - Love Bunny - JSHM061 - House Mouse Designs - Joanna Sheen
Stippled with Pumice Stone DI
Dp:- Rose Garden - FEPAD061 - First Edition
Dies:- Standard Circles Large - S4-114
          Big Scalloped Circles Large - S4-249 - Spellbinders
          Decorative Cartouches - ACD205 - Tattered Lace
          Leaves#1 - Little Claire Designs
Sentiment Stamp:- Decorative Cartouche Sentiment Stamp Set - Tattered Lace
Punch:- Heart - Martha Stewart
Cherry Blossom - The Hobby House - I bought at Stamperama Stevenage or The Ally Pally in a Mixed bag of Pink and White.  They have separate colours HERE
Velveted Lace from my stash
Card Blank - Cardwork Cards

Thank you for looking.

13 Challenges Entered Ch#57 - Anything Goes - Show Us some Love 244 - Love is in the Air Ch#244 - Love/Valentines - Use a Heart(On the bp but it is hidden, Punched Hearts and Hearts on the Stamped Image)  - Die Cuts and/or Punches Ch#2 - Love is in the Air HMFMC 162 - Love #204 - Love is in the Air Ch#17 - Love is all Around - Anything Goes Love/Valentines - Anything Goes



Sunday, 2 February 2014

Challenges 4 Everybody Challenge#38 DT Card

Morning peeps.  Hope the weather is kind to you where ever you live.  Lots of floods in the UK for the past month.  It is time once again for a new Challenge to start over at CHALLENGES 4 EVERYBODY  As our usual followers know it is always ANYTHING GOES .  Don't forget though it has change to a monthly Challenges as from the start of the new year.

Our sponsor's are:-



My 6 x 6 DT Easel Card

Trying to show the glitter

Bit Closer

Products Used

Digi Image :- Wix Moonlight Lacey Sunshine
Sakura Glitter Pens
Die:- Star of Wonder - Style 98167 - Memory Box
Sentiment was a freebie from the lovely Paulette from TLC CREATIONS
Bp and Charm are both from my stash.

Thank you for looking and have fun in the next month playing our Challenge.  REMEMBER the rules have changed you can now only enter 3 Times 

7 Challenges Entered Ch#57 - Anything Goes Ch#69 - For the Girls Ch#70 - Fantasy - Use a Sentiment - Anything Goes Ch#42 - Anything Goes Feb Challenge - Wings,Fantasy and Fiction