Saturday, 26 October 2013


Good Morning,

Hope you are all well and are at the start of a good weekend.  As its Saturday it's time for a new challenge over on the My Time to Craft Challenge blog and this week we would like to see:


Card Recipe:

Butterfly die - Cheery Lynn
Papers - Paper Stack, First Edition and Melissa Francis
Pearls, Flowers, Sentiment

Challenges Entered:

Delightful Challenges - Winged Things

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Winter Abby

Good Morning,

We have a great new challenge for you starting today over on Fab'n'Funky where this week's challenge has been set by our lovely teamie Beccy and she has chosen:


(This could be distressing the edges, using distress inks or distress embossing powders
the choice is yours)

We have two fabulous sponsors for you this week

prize $20 voucher (plus free shipping) 



who are offering 5 Digi Images

Do take a look at our challenge blog where you will find some great projects by the DT.

Card Recipe:

Image - Winter Abby by Lacy Sunshine
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - First Edition
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Branches - Leone Em punch
Corner Stamp - Clarity
Sentiment, Ribbon, Buttons, Twine

Challenges Entered:

Bunny Zoe - Ribbon
Crafty Cardmakers - Shabby Chic
Paper Playtime - Ribbon and Buttons
One Stitch at a Time - Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Whimsy Stamps - Shabby Chic/Vintage
Deep Ocean Challenge - Button it Up

Saturday, 19 October 2013


Good Morning,

New challenge day over at "My Time to Craft" where this week the challenge is:

(lots of ideas to choose from in this category)

I decided to make a "Congratulations on Passing your Exams" card as I found this lovely little digi imaged printed out and filed away and despite searching everywhere can't find out who the digi artist is!!  I coloured him with Copics the background paper was free in Making Cards magazine and I added ribbon, card candy and a computer generated sentiment.

Wednesday, 16 October 2013


Good Morning

Wednesday so time for a new challenge at Fab'n'Funky where this week I am the host and the theme I have chosen for this week is:

Spots and Stripes

We have two great sponsors 

with a prize of 5 digi's of the winner's choice

The DT were lucky enough to have some great images to play with from both sponsors.

Card Recipe:

Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - Stash
Snowflake die - Memory Box
Ribbon and Computer generated sentiment

Challenges Entered:

Deep Ocean Challenge - Christmas is around the corner
There She Goes - Christmas

Saturday, 12 October 2013

Sorry..........I forgot

Good Morning to you all,

I hope you have a great Saturday, I am out tonight with all the family for a meal at the Italian Restaurant in our village to celebrate my birthday which is tomorrow.

Our new challenge starts at My Time to Craft today where the theme is:

Sorry I forgot your Birthday

I haven't been feeling too good this week so my card is a very quick one made with a Kanban card that I have had in my stash for ages.  I added some lace, flowers, pin and a computer generated sentiment.

Friday, 11 October 2013

R for Roses

Good Morning,

We have a new challenge over on Alphabet Challenge blog today where we have reached the letter R, and our challenge for this fortnight has been chosen by our lovely leader Shaz and her choice is:

R for Roses

do take a look over on the challenge blog as there are some beautiful projects made by the Design Team to give you some great inspiration.

Image - Anna Griffin Stamp
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - First Edition "Rose Garden"
Tag - from same paper pad and stamped sentiment
Circle frame - Nestibilities
Corner die - Memory Box
Butterfly die - Cheery Lynn
Ribbon and Brad

Challenges Entered:

Wednesday, 9 October 2013


Good Morning,

Wednesday morning again so time for a new challenge at Fab'n'Funky where this week
we have the fabulous Kenny K Downloads sponsoring our challenge with a great prize for the winner. 

Our host this week is our lovely leader Judith and as there are so many great music inspired digi's over at Kenny K's she has decided on the theme:

Its all Rock'n'Roll to me!

This means that you can either use a music inspired theme or image for your card
or as an added twist 
You can use a rock'n'roll song as inspiration 
- in which case tell us what the song is in your post

Card Recipe:

Image - Rock Chick (Kenny K)
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - Nitwits
Embossing Folder - Music (Cuttlebug)
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Sentiment - Hannilie (Desert Diva)
Guitar Charm, Ribbon

Challenges Entered:

 One Stitch at a Time - Use a Digi
Robyn's Fetish - Use a Digi

Saturday, 5 October 2013

Vintage Wedding

Good Morning to You,

Hope you are all well and looking forward to the weekend, I am going to have a quiet one as I have had quite a busy week and have a busy weekend planned next week.

Today sees a new challenge starting at My Time to Craft and this week our challenge is to create your project in the:

Vintage or Shabby Chic style

Card Recipe:

Image - Ooh La La CD
Papers - Ruby Rock-it, MME
Dies - Memory Box, Nestibilities
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Computer generated sentiment, Pearls, Pearl Pins

Challenges Entered:

In the Pink - Luscious Lace
Paper Shelter - Shabby Chic
Whimsy Inspiration - Shabby Chic/Vintage
Just Inspirational - Bingo - Vintage, Lace, Pearls
Paper Nest Dolls - Vintage

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

New Baby

Good Morning,

Today sees the start of a new challenge over at Fab'n'Funky where our host this week is our teamie Dawn with a choice of:

now that's a nice easy one for you.

Our sponsor this week is the fabulous Stamp Fairy

Offering our winner a $10 voucher to spend in their shop

For my card I have used a New Baby card which I made for some friends of my daughter.

Card Recipe:

Image and Sentiment - Pink Gem (pre-coloured)
Papers - Free from magazine
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Tools - Martha Stewart edge punch, Nestibilies oval frame die
Ribbon, Pearls

Challenges entered:

That Craft Place - Baby
Deep Ocean Challenge - For a Baby
LEJ Designs - Things with Wings

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Anything but a Card

Good Morning

Before  I get on to today's DT project I would like to tell you about a fantastic SALE which has started on my daughter's website, fabulous beads, findings, charms etc, all with great discounts, why not pop over and take a look you won't be disappointed.

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Now as it is the 1st October it's time for the monthly challenge at Sparkles Christmas Challenge Blog where today's challenge is:

Anything But a Card
(Don't forget though that it must be a Christmas project)

Our Sponsor this month is:

Di's Digi Downloads
with a prize of $10 to spend in her digi shop

I decided to make a Pillow Gift Box, I used a piece of Kanban card, an Anna Griffin template, cut the Poinsettia in Mulberry paper with a Marianne die, added some ribbon and a sentiment from Hannilie (Desert Diva)

Challenges Entered:

Totally Gorjuss - Traditional Christmas Colours
Little Miss Muffet Challenge - We Wish You a Merry Christmas
All Crafts Challenge - Anything but a card
Whoopsi Daisy - Anything but a card
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes