Monday, 29 July 2013

Blue Christmas

Good Afternoon,

Quite cool and showery today and as I have no granddaughters to look after during the school holidays I thought I would make a few Christmas cards, so for a change I have a card to share which is not a DT card.

Card Recipe:

Image - Wee Stamps
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - Lili of the Valley
Snowflake die - Memory Box
Sentiment - Hannilie (Desert Diva)
Glamour Dust, Pearls

Challenges Entered:

Totally Gorjuss - Christmas in July
Card Crafter's Circle - Christmas in July
Clearly iStamp - Christmas in July
Crafty Catz - Christmas in July
Creative Corner - Christmas in July
Fairytale Challenge - Chrismas in July
Polkadoodle - Christmas in July
Crafting for all Seasons - Christmas in July
Creative Belli - Christmas
Jellypark Challenges - Christmas in July

Saturday, 27 July 2013


Good Morning,

Hope all you lovely blogging friends are still enjoying this lovely summer we are having, it does play havoc with crafting though, much too warm for it.  Anyway as it is Saturday it's time for a new challenge over at My Time to Craft where this week we would like to see your:

Sympathy Cards

My card this week is very clean and simple, I used an Anna Griffin stamp, a little Copic colour, an embossed layer and a sentiment.

Challenges Entered:

Aud Sentiments - With Sympathy

Friday, 19 July 2013


Good Morning to you, 

and it looks like it's going to be another scorcher, I do hope you are all enjoying the hot weather and managing to keep cool when necessary.

We have a new challenge starting over on Alphabet Challenge blog where this week our challenge has been set by Avril and she challenged us to use:


now isn't that a nice easy one for you.

Do take a look at the blog as there is some fantastic inspiration from Team B with some great projects.

Card Recipe:

Digi Image - Saturated Canary
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - First Edition : Rose Garden
Roses - Wild Orchid
Sentiment - Hannilie (Desert Diva)
Leaves - Cheery Lynn die
Martha Stewart edge punch, lace, beads

Challenges Entered:

Charisma Cardz - Girly
Crafty Sentiments - Female Birthdays
Bunny Zoe's - Pink & White
The Pink Elephant - Feminine Birthday
Card & Scrap - Lace or Ribbon
Eclectic Ellapu - Flowers
One Stitch at a Time - Use a Digi
That Craft Place - Ribbon or Lace
Paper Creator's Crafts - Think Pink
Totally Gorjuss - Sweet

Saturday, 13 July 2013

Colour Combo

Good Morning,

Another beautiful day, supposed to be a little cooler today though but my intention is to sit in the garden and listen to the cricket.

Meanwhile we have a new challenge at My Time to Craft and that is a colour combo:


Do take a look at the beautiful creations by the Design Team over on the challenge blog and don't forget that for this month and August our challenges last for two weeks.

Card Recipe:

Image - Stampin Bella
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - First Edition -Summer Breeze
Computer generated sentiment, Prima Flowers, Adhesive Stones,
Brad, Lace

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

We Three Penguins

Hello and Good Wednesday Morning to you,

I can't believe it's 10 days since I posted anything, but with holiday weeks and other team weeks on most of my Design Teams I have taken advantage to have a break during the beautiful weather.  I haven't felt a bit like crafting so I haven't as I was already a few weeks in advance.

We have a great new challenge for you today over at Fab'n'Funky brought to you be our lovely team member Anne-Marie with her challenge of:

Christmas in July

We have two fabulous sponsors for you this week:


Dilly Beans Digi Stamps

with some terrific prizes on offer.

The Design Team were lucky enough to be able to choose digi's from Dilly Beans so please take a look over at the Challenge blog to see some great inspiration.

Card Recipe:

Digi Image - Three Penguins by Dilly Beans
Papers - My Mind's Eye, LOTV
Sentiment - LOTV
Holly Die - Memory Box

Challenges Entered:

ABC Challenges - Christmas in July
Card Mania - Christmas in July
Merry Monday - Anything Christmas Goes
Crafty Sentiments - Christmas in July
LEJ Designs - Christmas in July
Holly Jolly Christmas - Tic, Tac, Toe (DP, Die Cuts, Pearls)
Platypus Creek Digitals - Christmas in July
Whoopsi Daisy - Christmas in July
The Squirrel & the Fox - Christmas in July

Monday, 1 July 2013

Christmas Trees

Good Morning,

It's the first of the month today so that means a new challenge at "Sparkles Chrismas Challenge" where this month our theme is chosen by our lovely teamie Lesley with her choice of:

"Christmas Trees"

We have a super sponsor this month:

Di's Digi

with a prize of $10 to spend in her digi shop

Card Recipe:

Image and sentiment - Lili of the Valley
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - My Mind's Eye, LOTV
Ribbon, Beads, Glamour dust, Stickles

Challenges Entered: