Saturday, 28 February 2015


Good Morning,

Hope you are all well and looking forward to the weekend.  

We have a new challenge for you today over at My Time to Craft where this week our challenge is:


Card Recipe:

Digi Image - Autumn Fairy by Francesca Lopez, Cute as a Button
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - MME
Ribbon, Sentiment, Charm, Adhesive Stones, Leaves

Challenges Entered:

DRS Designs - All Ears

Wednesday, 25 February 2015


Good Morning All,

I hope everyone is well and having a good week, some nice sunny weather here, combined with a few snow showers and a bitterly cold wind, but it is feeling more like spring is on the way.

As it's Wednesday we have a new challenge over at Fab'n'Funky where I am the host this week and as it is the last challenge of the month we have our Christmas challenge but I have also added:

"Let's see Some Snowflakes"

We have a super new sponsor for you this week the fabulous
Bunny Zoe's Crafts

gif maker

with a fantastic prize of:

to the lucky winner

Card Recipe

Image - Wee Stamps
Colouring Medium - Copics
Paper - LOTV
Snowflake die - Spellbinders
Snowflake charms - All About Beads
Sentiment, Snowflake embossing folder, Ribbon, Lace, Glamour Dust

Challenges Entered:

ABC Christmas Challenge - D for Die Cuts
Crafting for All Seasons - Dies/Punches
Sparkle n Sprinkle - Anything goes with loose glitter

Saturday, 21 February 2015

Green Lady

Good Morning,

Another scheduled post today, we had a lovely day at Lancaster yesterday, the girls enjoyed the tour around the castle, where we saw the beautiful court rooms which are still in use and a tour around the prison which closed its doors to prisoners in 2011.  We then had a lovely meal in Merchants 1688 a beautiful historic building with a great pub and restaurant.  Today I am off to the Sincerely Yours Craft Show in Leigh to spend a little money!!!!!

Anyway we have a great new challenge for you over on My Time to Craft 


now that's a nice easy one for you.

Card Recipe:

Omage - Lacy Sunshine
Colouring Medium - Copics
Paper - Kaisercraft
Martha Stewart punch, sentiment, riboon, lace, pearl buckle, pearls flower, doily

Challenges Entered:

Ruby's Rainbow - Anything Green
Colour Throwdown - Colour Combo
Papertake Weekly -  Bingo (Ribbon, free, blooms)
Fussy and Fancy - Tic Tac Toe (Lace, Ribbon, Sentiment)
Graph It Colour Challenge - Spring Greens

Friday, 20 February 2015

A is for ..........

Good Morning Everyone,

I am scheduling this post as we will be out for the day with Lorna, Abbie and Emma, hopefully the weather will be fine as we are hoping to visit Lancaster Castle today.

We have a new challenge starting today over at Alphabet Challenge where we start the alphabet once again with:

A for Apples or other fruit

Card Recipe:

Image - Saturated Canary
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - LOTV
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Leaf die - Joanna Sheen
Martha Stewart punch, Sentiment, Lace

Challenges Entered:

Crafting for All Seasons - Dies and /or punches
Creative Card Crew - Birthday with sentiment
Sweet Stamps - Happy Birthday
Bunny Zoes - For the Girls
Crafty Boots - Use a sentiment
Whoopsie Daisy - Pretty in Pink
Simply Create too - Anything Goes

Saturday, 14 February 2015


Good Morning,

Hope everyone is well and looking forward to the weekend.  We have a new challenge for you over at My Time to Craft where this week our challenge is:


I made a tag for this challenge and used all bits and pieces from my stash.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Charm Us

Good Morning,

It's Wednesday so time for a new challenge over at Fab'n'Funky where this week our host is the lovely Alison with a challenge of:

Charm Us
(Let's see a Charm on your project)

We have a great sponsor for you this week:

With a prize of a $20 voucher 

Card Recipe:

Image - Magnolia stamp
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - Upsy Daisy
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Leaf die - Joanna Sheen Signature
Charm, Ribbon, Pearls, Sentiment, Hessian

Challenges Entered:

The Ribbon Girls - It's Charming

Do take the time to have a look at the blog where you will see some great projects by the Design Team.

Saturday, 7 February 2015

Banners or Bunting

Good Morning All,

Hope you have all had a good week and have a great weekend whatever you have planned.  I had a great day yesterday with my daughter Lorna at the Craft Show at Event City and we then had a Chinese meal in the Trafford Centre and did some shopping.

Well today being Saturday it's time for a super new challenge over at My Time to Craft where this week our challenge is:

Banners or Bunting

Card Recipe:

Image - Wee Stamps
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - Lili of the Valley
Heart Banner Die - La La Land
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Leaf Die - Signature, Joanna Sheen
Ribbon, Sentiment

Challenges Entered

Crafty Catz - Birthdays
4CraftyChicks - Hand coloured image
Moving Along with the Times - Pastel colours
Crafters Cafe - Birthday Cards
Stampavie and More - Lots of Flowers

Sunday, 1 February 2015

Snow Mail

Good Morning,

Sunday 1st of February already Christmas is fading into the distance but at Sparkles Christmas Monthly Challenge it's Christmas once again as we have a new challenge for this month.

Today is the 4th Anniversary of the challenge blog and you are invited to:

Let's Party

We have two super sponsors for you this month

with a prize of 7 digi stamps

Image & Sentiment - StampArt by Kathryne
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - LOTV
Snowflake die - Nestibilities
Pearls, Glamour Dust, Liquid Pearls

Challenges Entered:

Patties Creations - Fun in the Snow
Little Red Wagon - Winter Blues
Sisterhood of Crafters - Snow/Snowflakes
DieCuttinDivas - Snowmen
CraftyHazelnuts Christmas Challenge - Something beginning with B = (Blue & Bird)