Wednesday, 27 February 2013


Good Morning,

Wednesday morning and time for another challenge at Fab'n'Funky, our challenge this week has been set by our super Design Team member Sue and she has chosen:


This week is so exciting as for the first time we are being sponsored by the wonderful

Who is giving the prize of 2 digi-stamps to the lucky winner

and the Design Team were lucky enough to be able to chose a digi from Krista's store to play with

Card Recipe:

Digi Image - Saturated Canary - Pigtails
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - Papermania, Melissa Frances
Die - Memory Box
Edge punch - Martha Stewart
Extras - Doily, Roses, Pearls, Corner punch, Sentiment

Challenges entered:

Digital Tuesday - Birthdays
Cutie Pie - Pretty Pastels
House of Gilli - Anything Goes with Pastels
Whoopsie Daisy - Add a Sentiment
One Stitch at a Time - Use a digi
CMC Copic Challenge - Girly and Feminine

Sunday, 24 February 2013

Happy Balloon

Good Evening,

Hope you have all had a great weekend, I have been having some fun today colouring a few images and I decided that I would use one of these and for a change follow a sketch, this one being from Sketch Saturday.

Card Recipe:

Image - Saturated Canary
(Oops just noticed forgot to colour her lips!!!)
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - First Edition Daydream
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Leaf Die - Cheery Lynn
Extras - Pearls, computer generated sentiment

I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:

Card Makin Mamas - Birthday
Milk Coffee Challenges - Make it cute

Saturday, 23 February 2013

Let's Dance

Good Morning All,

Well here we are Saturday again where did this week go?  I do hope you have all had a good week, my granddaughters have all be on school holidays this week, so no school runs but have enjoyed some time with them this week.

On to our new challenge this week at My Time to Craft this week we would like to see your projects:

Inspired by a song or film

I have chosen to make a Christmas card again and my image is inspired by the 1983 song

Let's Dance by David Bowie

Card Recipe:

Image and sentiment - LOTV
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - Raspberry Road, Melissa Frances
Marianne die - Swirl
Gold Berries & Flower - Wild Orchid
Extras - Ribbon

Challenges entered:

ABC Christmas Challenge - D for Designer Papers
Paper Shelter - Celebrations
Creative Creations - Inspired by a Song
Eureka Stamps - Inspired by a Song

Do pop over to the Challenge blog and see the great projects and the songs or films they are inspired by made by the design team this week.

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Flower Power

Good Morning,

What a lovely week we have had so far, frosty mornings but such beautiful days, a real hope that Spring is on it's way.  Today sees the start of a new challenge at Fab'n'Funky brought to us by our lovely teamie Wendy and she has chosen the theme of:

Flower Power
So let's see lots of flowers to your projects

We have two fabulous sponsors this week.....

Who are offering  a $20 voucher + free shipping


Who is offering a fabulous prize of 5 digis to the first prize winner 

For my card I chose to use Raggedy Girl, Adorably Yours - Pigtails by StampArt, there are some great projects on the Challenge blog made by the DT using images from both sponsors so do take the time to pop over and have a look for some inspiration.

Card Recipe:

Image - StampArt
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - Stash
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Leaf die - Cheery Lynn
Extras - Sentiment, Lace, Buttons, Baker's Twine, Brads

Challenges Entered:

My Craft Spot - Flowers
Whoopsi Daisy - Make it Girly
One Stitch at a Time - Make it Girly
Card & Scrap - Use lots of flowers
Bearly-Mine - Lace/Ribbon/Twine
LEJ Designs - Lots of Buttons

Saturday, 16 February 2013

Up, Up and Away

Good Morning,

Saturday morning and I hope that the weather with you is as good as here, the sun is shining and the sky is blue, I don't know whether it is cold but who cares its a lovely day.   Well it's time for a new challenge at My Time to Craft and this week our challenge is:

Men Only

Do take a look at the cards made by the Design Team over on the challenge blog if you need some inspiration, and we look forward to seeing your projects.

Card Recipe:

Image - Craft Artist Steampunk CD
Papers - Papermania Chronology edges have been distressed
Gears - Tim Holtz
Cloud Die - Memory Box
Sentiment - See D Stamp
Extras - Flattened bead cups, Key charm

Challenges Entered:

Delicious Doodles - For the Boys
Totally Gorjuss - For Your Men

Friday, 15 February 2013

Anything with Wings

Good Morning

Hope your day is a good one, I haven't been around much this week, at the moment my MIL is in hospital and so haven't had a lot of time between visiting and sorting out the things she needs, but hopefully she is on the mend now and will probably be home within a week.

On to the challenge this week at Alphabet Challenge, we are now at the start of the alphabet again so this week chosen by Jan we have:

A for Anything with Wings
so lots of choice there for you, do take a look at the challenge blog and see the great inspiration from the Design Team and hope you can join in with us.

Card Recipe:

Image - Wee Stamps
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - Rayher, Daisy Bucket
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Leaf die - Cheery Lynn
Extras - Ribbon, sentiment

Saturday, 9 February 2013

Butterflies and Roses

Good Morning All,

Hope you all have a great Saturday planned, hopefully by the time blogger publishes this I will be on my way to the Craft Show with Lorna so I shall enjoy my day hope you enjoy yours.

Today sees a new challenge at My Time to Craft:


Card Recipe:

Decoupage from my stash
Papers from my stash
Swirl die - Memory Box
Corner die - Whimsy
Pearls, Roses, sentiment

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Valentines and Hearts

Good Morning All,
Hope you are all having a good week, we had another fall of snow yesterday, disrupted the day somewhat but hopefully will be able to get out today as it has cleared everywhere but the hills.  I hope that it's the last of the snow this week as Lorna and I are planning to go to the Craft Show at Event City Manchester on Friday or Saturday.   I have been very good and haven't bought any new craft goodies yet this year, so I have made a list and am going to treat myself.

Well back to today now and as it's Wednesday it means we have a new challenge for you over at Fab'n'Funky, this week the challenge is brought to you by our lovely Pat K and she has chosen:

Valentines or Hearts

For this challenge we would like to see Valentines or hearts somewhere on your creations. Hope you like it and will join us! Looking forward to seeing your stunning creations!

Our sponsor this week is 

Card Recipe:

Image and Sentiment - Lili of the Valley
Colouring Medium - Copics
Paper - Free from Making Cards Mag
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Leaf die - Memory Box
Nestie dies - Small circles and scallop circles
Extras - Chain and heart charms, doily, ric rac ribbon

Challenges Entered:

Gem of a Challenge - Gingham or checks
Di's Digi Designs - Valentines and/or Love
Pumpkin Spice - Hearts
Sweet Stampin - Love is all around
Created with Love - Valentines
Cutie Pie Challenge - Valentines
Incy Wincy Challenges - Love is in the Air
Kaboodle Doodles - Hearts
LexisCreations - Valentines/Love

Saturday, 2 February 2013

Love is in the Air

Good Morning,

It's Saturday so time for a new challenge at My Time to Craft and this week our challenge is and easy one for this time of the year:

Love is in the Air

Do take a look at the beautiful projects the Design Team have made and are featured on the Challenge blog.

For my card I decided to use one of my much neglected Hanglar stamps and paper pieced the heart she is holding I also used the smaller hearts which were punched in the border and added these around her.

Colouring Medium - Copics

Papers - Melissa Francis and stash
Heart - Papermania
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Leaves die - Cheery Lynn
Love Ticket - Tim Holtz
Extras - Heart Doily, hearts ribbon, heart gems

Challenges entered:

Jen's Digis - Love
Bearly Mine - Hearts Galore
Shopping our Stash - Valentines, Love, Hearts etc
Sweet Stamps - Valentine or Love
ABC Challenges - Valentines Day
Squigglefly - Have a Heart, Please!
Gingerloft - Love is in the Air
Little Miss Muffet Challenges - Hearts and Flowers
MilkCoffee Challenge - Valentines
Sassy Studio Designs - Love is in the Air

Friday, 1 February 2013

Cold Hands

Good Morning All

Hope you are all well and maybe a little warmer at the moment, we have had quite a bit of rain this week and for the last couple of days it has been quite windy, but at least we are able to get out and about without problems now.

As it is Friday it is the start of another fornightly challenge at Alphabet Challenge and this week we come to the end of the alphabet with:

Z for Zig Zag

For my card I have once again made a Christmas card (another already for the box)

Card Recipe:

Digi Image - Wee Stamps
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - LOTV and stash
Sentiment - LOTV
Metal corner - Hobby House
Snowflake die - Cheery Lynn
Extras - Snowflake charm, glamour dust, ribbon

Challenges entered:

Christmas at Sweet Stampin - Cold and Frosty
Whimsical Designs - Winter, Sparkle and Snowflake
Holly Jolly Christmas - Snowmen and/or Snowflakes
Digi Darlas - Winter Blues
Kaboodle Doodles - Winter
Moving Along with the Times - Favourite punches/dies