Friday, 31 January 2014

Z for Zesty Colours

Good Morning,

Friday once again and we have a new challenge for you at Alphabet Challenge where this week we are up to the letter Z and it was my turn to choose the challenge, it was a really difficult choice but I finally decided on:

Z for Zesty Colours
so let's see Limes, Oranges and Lemons

Card Recipe:

Image - Saturated Canary
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - American Crafts and free from magazine
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Sentiment and Ribbon

Challenges Entered:

Crafting for all Seasons - Girly
Crafty Boots - Sunshine
Fairy Tale Challenge - More than 2 colours
Pattie's Creations - For a Little Girl

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Christmas Wreath

Good Morning,

Hope everyone is well on this Wednesday morning and it's time for a new challenge at Fab'n'Funky.  Our challenge this week is:


and our host for this challenge is our lovely teamie Pat K.  We have a super sponsor for you too the fabulous Delicious Doodles:

with a great prize for the winner.

The DT were lucky enough to get some digi images to play with and I chose this gorgeous wreath available here, I did enjoy colouring this and am really pleased with the result.

Card Recipe:

Image - Holly & Rosehip Wreath by Delicious Doodles
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - Papermania and First Edition
Sentiment - Lili of the Valley
Ivy Die - Joanna Sheen
Cones - Recycled from a Christmas Cracker
Nestibilities, Punched Corners, Pearls, Glamour Dust, Ribbon

Challenges Entered:

Delicious Doodles - Must use Ribbon
Incy Wincy Designs - Ribbon & Pearls
Daring Cardmakers - Earn your stripes
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Festive Foliage
The Paper Girls - Pinecone Pizzazz

Saturday, 25 January 2014

Christmas Stars

Good Morning,

I do hope everyone is well this Saturday morning and also keeping warm and dry, it has been a very damp week here and also the temperatures seemed to have dropped over the last couple of days.
Still it is a good excuse for staying in and crafting this weekend.

We have a new challenge starting over on My Time to Craft where the challenge this week is:

Two images, One card

Card Recipe:

Images - Penny Black
Colouring Medium - Copics
Paper - Free Forever Friends pack
Snowflakes - Memory Box die
Punched corners, ribbon, glamour dust, sentiment

Challenges Entered:

Suzy Bee's Challenge - Ribbon and Bows

Saturday, 18 January 2014

Love, Love, Love

Good Morning,

Well here we are Saturday once again, hope you have all had a good week whatever you have been doing.  Today is challenge day at My Time to Craft and this week our challenge is:

All About Love
so now is the time to make that special card for Valentine's Day.

I used one of my Hanglar stamps for the image as I haven't used any of these in ages

Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - First Edition, Bazzill kraft paper
Banner Die - La La Land
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Lace, tag, string, punched leaves, pearls, heart charm

Challenges Entered:

Creative Knockouts - Tag, you're it
DRS Designs - Love and Marriage
Fashionable Stamping Challenge - Hearts and Flowers
Crafty Hands Challenge - Tag
Simply Create Too - Valentines/Hearts
Fantasy Stampers - Anything with Wings
Totally Gorjuss - Lace and Pearls

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Hello Friend

Good Morning,

We have a new challenge starting over on Fab'n'Funky today where I am the host of the challenge and I have chosen a Recipe:

1 Image
2 Buttons
3 Papers

Our sponsor this week is the super Dilly Beans Digi Stamps
Dilly Beans Digi Stamps

with a great prize for the winner.

The Design Team were lucky enough to be able to chose images to use:

Card Recipe:

Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - First Edition
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Buttons, twine, hessian

Challenges entered:

Creative Moments - Anything Goes/Buttons & Pearls
Inky Impressions - Pink and Girly
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes Buttons & Pearls

Saturday, 11 January 2014

A card for Heidi

Good Morning,

Today sees the start of a new challenge over on My Time to Craft where this week we have a nice easy one for you:

Easel Cards

I made this card which is for my granddaughter Heidi whose 7th birthday is this month.

Image - Pre-coloured freebie from Sugar Nellie
Papers - First Edition and stash
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Butter - Cheery Lynn die
Lace, sentiment


Ooh La La - Easel card

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Let's Celebrate

Good Morning.

We have a new challenge for you over on Fab'n'Funky Challenge blog where this week our lovely leader Judith has set the challenge of:

Let's Celebrate

Our sponsor this week is the fab Bugaboo with a prize of 7 Digi's

The DT were lucky enough to be able to choose digi's to use on their projects and I chose:

Blocks Hummingbird available here

I added a sentiment to the image, coloured with Copics and decoupaged some of the flowers, the papers are from my stash, I added some flowers which I also coloured with Copics and finished with a bow,
 and some ribbon.

Saturday, 4 January 2014

Guitar Boy

Good Morning,

Hope everyone is keeping safe and dry during this terrible wet and windy weather.

We have a new challenge for you at My Time to Craft where this week our challenge is to make a project

Music or Movie Inspired

Card Recipe:

Image - Sugar Nellie
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - Stash
Sentiment - Hannilie Desert Diva

Friday, 3 January 2014


Good Morning

Welcome to the first challenge of 2014 over at the Alphabet Challenge blog.

This week we are up to the letter X and our lovely team member Silvi has chosen:

X for Xtraordinary

I made this  Xtraordinary shaped card

Image & Sentiment- Lili of the Valley
Colouring Medium - Copics
Paper - First Edition
Gold doily, ribbon, Poinsettia

Challenges Entered:

Winter Wonderland - Teddy Bears
Happy Campers - Christmas
Songbird - Merry Christmas
Brown Sugar - Use Ribbon or Twine
Wags'n'Whiskers - Christmas

Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Happy New Year

Good Morning and a Happy New Year.

Hope everyone had a wonderful New Year's Eve and that 2014 will be a happy and prosperous one for you.

As it is the first of the month we have a new challenge over at Sparkles Christmas Challenge where this month our challenge is brought to us by our team member Helen N:

More than One Fold

Di's Digi
Our sponsor this month is the super Di's Digis with a prize of a $10 voucher.

Hope to see you joining in our challenge and making a start on your Christmas cards!!!!!!!!!!

I decided to make a stepper card:

Image - Lili of the Valley
Colouring Medium - Copics
Paper - Papermania
Large Tree die - Marianne
Smaller Trees - Punches
Snowflakes and Snowman charms - All About Beads
Sentiment, Glamour Dust and Ribbon

Challenges Entered:

Top Tip Tuesday - Christmas
Crafty Boots - Snow and Sparkle
Get Inky - Winter Snow
Ooh La La - Winter Wonderland
Dream Valley Challenges - Christmas
Di's Digis - Anything Christmas
A Creative Romance - Sparkle at Christmas