Wednesday, 30 June 2010

WOYWW....Wednesday Again!

Good Morning Wednesday.This means yep WOYWW.....doesnt time fly in this gorguss weather .
If your unsure whats WOYWW is all about well go check out Julia's Blog Here.
You can find out more and even join in and have fun,meet new crafters,get inspirationa nd have agood old nose!!!lol
Well not much happening must admit this week just been so hot down here in Norfolk.I have got couple creations on the go.Im terrible will start one project get side tracked start another.
The card on my work desk is nearly finished only have to add bit detail and some flowers .
As can't leave it as it is.Theres some stamped images lying on the desk also whihc are coloured in only the horse one to finish these are form Lily of the valley (LOV)stamps..which ive fallen in love with again.

Here you will see i finished a wedding card on sunday still sat there drying ,im sure well dry with this heat.Cant say who it's for as they may read.Also the IT teacher is leaving at hubbies place
and wanted me to make a card out of the image you see on my desk.The bears and computer
Well just managed to matt onto card thats as far as ive got ,but will show you finished card next week as it is
Well thats about it for me no new goodies to show you as Royal mail still has them.Now after this new stash i am going to start and build up my Crimbo stash my fav time of year as a crafter .Would love to know what time year is your fav crimbo,summer,fall?
Sorry i missed few of you out last week do my best this week to pop by.
Have alovely day scorching hot already here uk weather or should i say heat is totaly different to abroad dont you find here so muggy sticky and different heat !oh well must not complain whatever your up to have fab wednesday
love n hugs

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Sunday, 27 June 2010

OSAAT Challenge 19........DT Card

Well this is my second and most exciting post today.Yes i have been choosen by Stitchy to join the OSAAT challenge DT.
Thankyou so much and look forward to working with you all.This is my first DT creation for this challenge ,this weeks theme is :
Stars & Stripes.
I have gone for the lovely Digi Image from
coloured in with copics and have used Kaiser Craft D/ Papers whihc i seem to have covered up with some lace!The Lilac handmade papers which have been embossed was a 12x12 sheet cut down from my stash.I added lace and flowers,pears and pin to give detail.Then added doily as i cut the image of alice out so it look of being 3d .
Well i do hope you like my card for my very first time as apart of the Design Team.I do hope you pop along look at the other Dt creations get some Inspiration and come n join in with the challenge Here
I have also entered Alice Card into the following Challenges:
Stampin Royality:Colour Combo
Spoonfull of Sugar:Best Wishes
Simon Says :Friends
ABC Challenge:3D Extra Dimension
Stamptacular Sunday:Start/Stripes
Crafty Catz :Let's Go Digital
Allsorts :Embossing
Pile it on:Fancy with Paper....Embossed it!
Rosidee's :Summer Birthday
Twisted Thursday Challenge:Something New...Digi Image
Cardstock:Stampin up
Designer Papers:Kaiser Craft, Lilac Embossed Handmade Paper
Image :Digi Image "Alice"
Sentement:Both from Stampin Up
Materails:SU Scalloped and Oval Punches,Scor-pal,
Embellishments:Flowers Prima,Rose & leaves Wild Orchard
Pearls Kaiser Craft,Lace Wild Orchard Crafts
Pearl Pin with Butterfly is from HausDesigns and this was given to me by the owner to have a trial and have to say they are absolutely Gorjuss!Pearl and butterfly charm Delish thanks hun!still have one left to trail watch this
The doiley is from craft stash.

Love n hugs

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Creative Inspirations Challenge 37

Good morning hope your having a fab weekend and so the weather says we are heading for the hottest day of the year here....omg another hot sticky night!Not sleeping much which is good as im able to craft and without noise or disturbance.Funny i seem to get much more done.Now onto my first post of the day. This weeks challenge is set by our own lovely DT Suzi .she has choosen "Paper Piecing"
I have choosen to use the lovely image from the Whiff of Joy Autumn 2009 kit,and have pieced together her apron using the same designer paper used on the card which is the gorjuss Kaiser Craft Peachy Keen Collection.I have coloured image with copics and distressed ranger inks.The flowers are from Prima,Sentiment from rak which i have distressed to match colour scheme.

I am entering this card into the following Challenges
Creative Craft Challenge:stamp it Up Stamp Something:vintage with Flowers.
.Go check out the rest of the DT cards for inspiration they have excelled themselves with this challenge.This weeks Sponsor is the lovely Debbie from the Crafty Pad.So why not go on pop over and join in!

Inside the card

Love n hugs and dont forget the Sun Screen!

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Saturday, 26 June 2010

Christmas in June

"Christmas In June"
Morning all hope you all make the most of the lovely weather here in the UK.I my part of the map we are set to hit30!!!hot enough yesterday at 28!Still must no crumble.
Anyways all this talk about weather shiver me timbers ive gone and made a Creation
Chrsitmas in July.Have entered it into the following Challenges:
Friday Sketches:Based card on this weeks sketch.
Cute Card Thursday:Reuse,Renew,Recycle...Ribbon saved from xmas gift 2009
Alphabet Challenge:I is For Icy Colours
Die Cut Dreams :Arctic Winter
Fun with Shapes & More:Distressing ...All edges
Crafty Creations:Shine &Sparkle
Hope you like my take on your challenges and another xmas card to this years collection alot more to do.I had this great idea to start early but some how life gets in the way along with Birthdays,weddings,fathersday ..ect.Sorry about the piccys light isnt too good at 4am!!
Cardstock:Stampin Up
Designer Papers:Kaiser Craft... Wish Upon Collection
Image:Magnolia Tilda From 2010 Collection (not available yet to buy)
Inks :Memento,Distress Inks Turquiose,Sakura clear pen
Sentiment:Stampin Up "Season Of Joy Collection"
Tools:Scor-pal,Big Shot Su Top Note Die,Su Scalloped and Oval Punches
Woodware Snowflake Punch,TimHoltz Distress tool.
Gems:Kaiser Craft
Papermania :Glitter Borders.
Deco-art Glamour Dust:Crystal

Have a great Weekend the weather is set to be
Hot Hot Hot

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Friday, 25 June 2010

Get Well Soon...Pixie Cottage Challenge

"Get Well Wishes"
Morning all well summer i think has arrived and set to carry on next week too!
Wow arent we doing well here in the UK.I always say this why dont they bring the summer hols forward from June to August .As sods law when kids break up the weatehr changes.Well now the 22nd has passed the nights will slowly start to cut in urrghhh....
Before i show you my creation please can i just remind you about the Blog Hop for Bella some fab prizes to win even i have candy go check out my post here for all info
I have created this card this morning yes early bird catches the worm as they say....tooooo hot to sleep!A Family friend has just had the same op as my Dad did 4 weeks ago.Unfortunately not recovering too well has had reactions to drugs,blood transfusions.So i have made this card to cheer her up and to know we are thinking of her !Im sure she will love it as she knows my Nursing back ground.
Todays creation i have followed this weeks wonderful Sketch Inside Out over at
The Pixie Cottage Challenge: Sketch Inside /Out.
I have used the wonderful papers from
Kaiser Craft,image is adorable and cute thats from Lily of the Valley ,coloured with Copics.
Sentiment is unknown stamp i have given to me in rak.Flowers are from stashPearls fromKaiser Craft ,Bow made from Ribbon i had from Dovecraft.
I do hope you like my take of your sketch!

Inside of Card

Love n hugs have great

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Wednesday, 23 June 2010

WOYWW....Candy Winner....Wednesday Again!

Good Morning all you WOYWW Bloggers,Yes Wednesday again!But hey isnt the weather just Glorious.Hasten to add not much going on this week .Life unfortunately has gotten in the way!So much stress since last wednesday ive completely had enough !There's a saying nothing like kicking you down when your down(Summit to that thats my life at the moment.With us it seems things dont go in 3's but 9's thats no joke!
Now if you aint got a clue to what im taliking about go visit Julia's Blog find out,Join in and you can be addicted the piccy below thers a couple of creations in the making .Had to cover the one on desk with envelope as cant be seen yet...but soon.Apart from that not much else few me copics standing by shouting at me to get used..Thats it for me really nothing exciting!My card is standing in the WOYWW Easel saw some showed them off last week thanks so much Julia!

Now for all those who popped by last weeks thanks for fab messages i did get round all...yipeee my was there alot of you.Anyways this was the image on my desk .Now i thought id show you the finished creation!As all you saw last weeks was bits on desk unfinished and not together.Do Hope you Like Finished Product from all those bits!
Now before i say ta ta for now i have couple things i want all you WOYWW Friends to have alook at.Theres ablog hop im involved with for a 8yrgirl called Bella now i have some Candy on offer i will give the link at bottom but i wondered if all you lovely WOYWW friends would spare 20 mins to join in and send a card.Plus as well as my candy theres a Mega Candy also .Say no more go have look at my post here......please Support Bella please try spare a card.
Now the Winner of The WOYWW Celebrationary Candy plus daughters bday candy is:
Drum roll please>>>>>>
Winner is.....
37. Hazel (didos)
Congratulations hun and please email me :
By friday 26th june or another will be choosen.
Have great day keep safe and sun cream!
Love n hugs

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Tuesday, 22 June 2010

Wishes For Bella Blog Hop Week 1

My Bella Blog candy
K&co Pad
Assorted Flowers
Basic Grey Stamp set

Wishes for Bella Blog Hop Week 1
Welcome to Bella's blog Hop now i hope youve arrived here from Christy's Blog.If not then you may like to start at the beginning so you dont miss out on all the lovely Candy/Prizes along the way so you need to pop on down to Denise's Blog.In addition to candies on individual blogs, one random person each week will also receive sponsor prizes Kindly donated to this hop .So to be in with a chance to win you must complete the hop and leave comment to say youve been.But please dont forget to send a Card to Bella in the mail.Below is my card i made this back in February just love the colours just the right saying on the front. I'm calling on all my bloggin friends to once again bring some joy and smiles to a little girl who really needs them. Her name is Bella Tucker and she was in gymnastics with Erins eldest daughter. Although they were not in the same class, as Bella is a bit older (8 years old), it's a close community .Bella developed a serious illness at Easter. Although the survival rate was very low, she was a brave fighter and made it through a 5 day coma. Unfortunately, she lost her arms and legs to the disease. You can read the story in depth at
Now today this is the start of a blog hop for Bella rasing her awareness and asking you generous blogger Friends .We would like to bring a wee bit of joy and happiness into her life. Thats were you come in .Because wed love for you to make a card for her and send it off at the below addy.Just to make her smile and know we are thinking about her.It Could be "Thinking of You Card",Get well Card,or Card Just to say Hi and wish her well..
Now before you hop along how would you like to win some Candy!Wellyou will receive all thats in top piccy piccy Anyways if you wanna win this candy please leave your name and blog link in MR Linky and also leave a comment on this post .Please to enter Candy you must also also mention the Bella Blog Hop on your blog
Now you need to be hoping over to Erins Blog to complete the hop For that BIG PRIZE!.Have fun ,dont forget to leave comments on the way as we check,enter Candy/Prizes and last But Most Important get those cards off to Bella and show her how many people are wishing her well.

The Bella Tucker Fund
P.O. Box 199
Londonderry NH
03053 USA

Thankyou for your support
love n hugs

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Saturday, 19 June 2010

Good Morning ...Where has Sunshine gone!

"Wishing you loads of Holiday Cheer"
Morning all on this cold drab Windy Saturday where has the sunshine gone?
Well todays creation will put back that Summery Holiday feel i hope.My friend is going travelling lucky Devil unfortunately no Space for me in her case.
I have used the lovely Image from Victoria Case Design "Weekend Travel".I have coloured with copics ,the papers where from an RAK whihc are all lovely and summery palm trees and beach themed.The sentiment is fromStampin Up stamped in black Memento.
Added Buttons and bow from my stash .The Beautiful sunflowers are from Wild Orchard Crafts.I also added cute wee stickers of seagules and clouds out of my stash.
Sorry it's short post but Birthdays galore in our house this week,plus youngest has arwful cold and cheat infection and has kindly given to me.whihc i could have done think im back off under my duvet as my joints are killing me!Thats trouble when ever i catch anything makes my ME/CFs and Fibro worse.Mind looking out the window think Bed best place for me.
Hope the weather where you are is much better and you have fab weekend!
Before i go i would just like to say i am entering this card into the following challenges:
Cute Card Thursday:Sketch ..Based Card On
A Spoonful of Sugar:Sunshine Inspired Card
Stamp Something:Something Summer
Thanks for popping by my candy is now closed!
Pop back later for some extra special candy
love n hugs

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Thursday, 17 June 2010

Morning ..."Two Creations Girly n Male Cards"

"Cute n Girly"
Good morning Thursday and a special day in our Household.My Eldest Sophie is 13 today ...a teenager...Gosh where do the years go!?! makes me feel so old....Anyways hun have alovely birthday!Dont spend all that cash at once...Watch out New look here she
On to todays creative makes and
this card is a very special card. Over on Trimmie forum we had a swap going on and basically to swap a stamp unwanted or never used,but also once you receive the swap stamp you had to create a card for Post Pals.Well my partner sent me the most gorgeous Wooden cross and Lillie stamp...See post below you may see it on WOYWW. She didnt think that image was suitable for post pals tend to agree also but she sent me this cute Tilda image .Which i have coloured with copics .Used Kaiser craft D/papers Utopia Collection unfortunately you cant tell from Photo the striped paper, large bluey stripes is gorjuss foil paper just Lush!
Vintage Lace assorted pearls from Kaiser Craft.Have printed off sentiment ticket distressed with ink and chalk.
The flowers are from Prima and Roses Wild Orchard Crafts,Sprayed with Tattered Angels Glitter Mist Pearl.
Again this time ive used purple again!!!so outta comfort zone but went so well with co-ordinating Design Papers i just love the creation.I do hope some little Girlie Girl who receives this via post pals also loves it!
I have entered this into the following challenges:
Bunny Zoe's Craft Challenge which happens to be:Nice & Girly
this is there first challenge why not pop along and join in and give em your support.Wish you well hun!Plus the prize is £25 voucher to spend in the shop...whay!
Charisma Cardz:All About bling
"Happy Father's Day"

Gosh my last lotMale cards for a while i was hoping my stamp had arrived as yet it aint!
So instead i got this beautiful set of House-Mouse Designs from Joanne Sheene.
Yes you have seen right it's decoupage .Now not my fav at all but my stamp hadnt arrived so had to sesort to the old decoupage fab pack well worth the money.This is card made for Sophie for dad on fathers day as reminds her of his the papers where a freebie from a carft mag.I have added sentiment "Happy Father's day from my stash.Apart from that the image is so fab adding flowers or anything else just didnt look right.
Sorry the photo doesnt do justice with the decoupage 3d effect.
I am entering this card into the following challenges:
Stampin Royality:Masculine
C-Inspirations:One for the Boys
Fab N Funky:Just for Dad

Love n hugs

Have fab day!
Enjoy the sunshine.

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Wednesday, 16 June 2010

WOYWW..54......Where do the weeks go!

Good Morning Wednesday WOYWW if youve not got a clue what im on about but hopefully you have by now go pop over to our wee friend Julia's Blog .That will be able to tell you all.
First of all last week was the longest week of my life...anyways monday results day and i have anormal brain well on that day i had my scan anyway...lolsuch releif.although monday saw me under go 2 more unexpected scans as only going to see consultant.I am now awaiting to go for further 3 tests at Norwich and Norfolk University Hospital and then go back to consultant on july 14th for results.Thankyou to you all the messages of support have been amazing.
Anyways it's Wednesday see what ive been up to .well i was stressed last week what ya gotta do when your stressed cheer yourself up.So i
These are some of the crafty items i treated myself too .Kaiser Crafts i die for the papers i was running out of but 2 extra pads fell into the basket.This was my desk at 20.00hrs last evening then i started to craft .But still need to find home for my bits.Also treated myself to a couple of Lily of the Valley stamps on the rt hand side .Then i received RAk some SEI papers who from i dont know ,where from i dont know as theres no note !hate not knowing.Had few rak 's this past week .Buttons,brads Beautiful stamp.Also my stampin up goodies came this week see previous post as made card with all the new scrummy papers.
Wednesday 4am this is my desk.
Been up early and this is what id manageds todo last night as not much on t.v unless your a footie fan then you will be in your element.Ive coloured couple images tildas and also victoria case image weekend travel.
Below is my next stage of the card aso nice being able to craft in peace and quiet .
oh you can also see my flowers i received this week too

I have now cut image out and just gonna assemble when hubbies alarm went off so thought bout time took some piccies of my early wednesday morning crafting session.You can just see the edge of my caffeine cup..The card at the back left was sent by my friend off trimmie Jacky with the buttons and brads swap.Also yesterday received another swap from trimmie it was stamp swap to give your partner an unwanted stamp and i received this beautiful wooden Cross with lillies stamp.(Phot1 rt handside)Which will come to great use as never have much to put on sympathy cards they came last to male .The flowers arew those beautiful pearl pointsettas from Prima .Also have 3 wee tilda images coloured in ready to start a project once ive finished my cards.
Dont forget the WYWWO Candy ends tomorrow on my Daughters 13th birthday hard to so if youve not entered please go check it out
Thanks Julia for the lovely gift cant show at mo maybe next week!
Love n hugs thanks for all your kind comments
will pop by to see you soon

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Monday, 14 June 2010

Monday Morning ...3 Creations

Good Morning all on this fine bright Monday.Well my wait is finaly over and today's abig day for me when i receive my results....Phew.Has been long hard stressful week i can tell you.Anyways i spent it trying to forget by crafting and today i have 3 creations.Now by now most of you will know very rare do i use Purple.Well shock horror i these Design Papers are from Cottage wall set from Stampin ups new range and they are Lush!Anyways this first card i have made and entered into following challenges:
Just Magnolia:Sketch... Which I Based Card On
Our Creative Corner:Corners...Gem Design
Sir Stampalot Monthly Challenge:Punches ..Oval Scalloped & Oval SU Punches
Magnolia Down Under:Swirly Swirls ....Swirls on D/Paper
Stamp Something:Happy Somethings....Have Something to Celebrate( watch this space!)
Simons Says:Recipe...1 image,2d/papers.3embellishmentsBrads,Flowers,Gems

CardStock:New From Stampin Up:Rich Razzelberry
Designer Paper:Stampin Up Cottage Wall
Image:Magnolia "Tilda Thinking of you"
Inks:Copics.MementoBlack,Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist Pearl
Tools:Scor-Pasl,Big shot,Sizzix Scalloped Circle.
Punches Stampin Up Scalloped Oval and Oval
Flowers:Prima & Wild Orchard Roses
Embellishment:Lace FromWild Orchard crafts
,Gems Kaiser craft, Brad Dovecraft

"Creation 2 "
This is another Gift card to go on Present for the girls to send to Dad my o/h.Just love winding him up !As always wants motorbike recently think he's trying to get his youth is a little claires Image. I have made both the following cards into a gift card using the Stampin Up Top Note Die.Sentiments are peel offs again from little Claires,Card used from Stampin Up.I have entered this into the following Challenges.
Tellens Place:Fathers Day
Stamptacular Sunday: Tribute To all Farthers
Totaly Gorjuss:For The boys
Cute Card Thursday :Anything But Square
Creative Craft Challenge :For the Man in your Life
Incy Wincy :One for the Guys
Cupcake Craft:One for the Guys

"Creation 3 Summer Time Thankyou"

My last Card this is another of Claires images ,Have used Stampin Up Top note Die in Big shot to create the actual Card,ive used copics and chalk.Cardstock from Stampin up,
Gems Kaiser Craft.Peel offs Little Claires.Now this card is going back to my is for a friend just to say thanks and she has one..he he not with flowers on so thought it apt for her.I have entered this wee Gift Card into the following Challenges:
Cute Card Thursday:Anything but Square
Stamp for Weekend Challenge:Summer Travel
well i shall be back tomorrow with another creation,and to let you know how today went
Have a good Monday
Love n hugs

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