Friday, 24 February 2017



                               Thank you for Stopping by, Love to read your comments. 

Well what terrible weather we have been having and hope everyone is okay. I know the wind has been really wild here and I thought it best to stay in. 

A couple of cupboards have been annoying me as they were very untidy but please to say that they are now tidy.

Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Lighthouse Clear stamp,
  • Black onyx VersaFine ink,
  • Salty ocean Distress ink,
  • Gold, yellow, honeycomb, chilly red, Promarkers

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 

  1. Creative Moments, Challenge 112.  Masculine  
  2. The paper Shelter Challenge #282- The Boys are back in Town,
  3. Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, Wonderful Wednesday 
  4. Little Miss Muffet Challenge. #157  Anything goes, 

Materials used for this card are;
  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Habico Clear Christmas stamp set,
  • Lavinia Christmas tree clear stamp,
  • Ice white, Violet infusion, green meadow Nuvo Glitter. 
  • Hint of violet glitter frosting,
  • Black onyx VersaFine ink 

Challenge I will enter this card for are,

  1. Winter Wonderland Anything Christmas goes - Tribute Challenge,
  2. Sparkling Christmas Challenge #73  A Krafty Christmas,  Add lots of sparkle,
  3. A bit more time to craft, #38 Anything goes,  

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

middle of the week


                                   Thank you for stopping by, I love to  read your comments. 

Firstly here are a couple of things I have been up to this week. First is a zig Zag book and it was fun to make, I hope the link works[ Under  the picture ]  for you to have a look at how it was made, 

Second is another knee blanket for the little chapel where I go to a craft club once a month, I crocheted it and have enjoyed making it, 

1st challenge I have gone for a tag this time, I have just received some new stamps by Habico and I really like them so can see  me getting a lot of use out of them, 

2nd  challenge is a sketch that you will find at the end of the post, Its from 
Try Stamping on A Tuesday   

For a look at how this is made click HERE 

Now onto the challenges 

Materials used for this tag are;

  • 13 .5 x 8 cm white card stock,
  • Mermaid lagoon &Blueprint sketch distress ink,
  • Habico Santa clear stamp 
  • Star & sentiment clear stamp.
  • Hole punch

Challenges I will enter this Tag for are, 
  1. My time To Craft, Challenge #338 Anything but a card,
  2. Creative Fingers Challenge #125 & Winners of #123,
  3. Crafting With Attitude Challenge #24,
  4. TTCRD New Challenge for the week of February 21 2017.

Materials used for this card are;
  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 19 x 5 x 15.14 cm black card stock,
  • 18.5 x 4 cm white card stock,
  • Dark and light red mirri card,
  • Mowed lawn & lucky clover distress ink,
  • Tonic heart and sentiment dies 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. Try Stampin' On Tuesday, Challenge #310,
  2. A snowflakes promise. Challenge #37,
  3. Crafting from the Heart, Challenge 147
  4. Cards and more - Challenge 178 Valentines day, 

Try Stamping on a Tuesday 

Monday, 20 February 2017

Monday, Some pictures


                           Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comments 

Had a great weekend and Friday went out for a walk I went to a lovely walk near here Its called         "Streamside walk, " As the name suggest its beside a stream and its really lovely to hear all the birds singing I took my camera and have put some of the pictures I took , I must get my other camera back from my daughter as I left it down there when I went Christmas, 

  Now onto to the challenge,

Materials used for this card are,

  • 21 x 15 cm blank card and envelope.
  • Die cut frame and alphabet
  • Dandelion  and leaf rubber stamp,
  • Clear Gloss Wow embossing powder
  • Salty Ocean Distress ink, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 

  1. "Less is more," Challenges #316 Alphabet  
  2. Cute card Thursday, Challenge #465 No pattered Paper
  3. A Bit More Time To Craft, Challenge #38 Anything goes,
  4. HLS February CAS Challenge. Blue, 


Friday, 17 February 2017

Weekend again.

                                  Thank you for stopping by 

Well it seems to be getting a bit brighter so maybe a nice day is going to appear, I might get the washing dry yet, 

Went round a friends yesterday was not looking where I was going and kicked a rock and now I think I have broken my toes, Very swollen and bruised, I know I will live though lol 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope.
  • 10 x 8  cm black card stock,
  • 9.5 x 7.5 white card stock,
  • Poppy, Poppy seed and sentiment clear stamps,
  • Canary,spice, lime green promakers 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. ATSM Challenge #229 Clean and Simple,
  2. Home-Simon Wednesday  Fantastic Florals,
  3.  I love Promarkers,  Challenge #328 Clean and Simple
  4. A bit more time to Craft, #38 Anything goes,  

Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope.
  • 14 x 13.5 cm white card stock.
  • Tree, Heart, snowman, & heart clear stamps,
  • Black onyx & Vintage sepia VersaFine ink,
  • Scarlet red &ice white Nuvo glitter,
  • Dusky pink, magenta, salmon pink& rose pink, Promarkers 

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Christmas Card Challenges. #6 
  2. Merry Monday Christmas #235 { Snowmen } 
  3. Christmas cards All the Year Round, February Challenge Red /and or pink and a heart,
  4. Christmas at Sweet Stamping, Anything Christmas Goes February,

Wednesday, 15 February 2017



                                 Thank you for stopping by;

Had a lovely day out Monday with my mate Sue, I found a real bargain. I was looking for a coat and went to the "Edinburgh mill" in the Wyevale Garden centre, I looked at two coats and liked them both but they were not cheap. They were on sale and it turned out that I could get both coats for less than the price of the cheapest. So it had to be done. Bargain of the week I think

 I was not going to post today but having had a bad day thought crafting would be good so went ahead and made two cards, 

I have gone for another sketch today  [ anyone would think I like a good sketch  ] This time its from The Sketch file, 

 Its WOYWDW  so you will find my desk at the end of the post,  I am going to enter my desk over on Julia's Stamping Ground, 

Materials used for this card are;

  •  21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Ten 4 x 4 cm embossed gold mirri card 
  • 15 x 8 cm black card stock,
  • 14.5 x 7.5 cm white card stock,
  • Blue lagoon & vintage photo VersaFine ink,
  • Hint of violet glitter frosting,
  • Glitter champagne& Ice white Nuvo Glitter,

Challenges I will enter this card for are
  1. Pixie's Crafty  Workshop- Week 267 -268,
  2. Penny Black and More, Use you Favourite  stamp
  3. Scrappers Delight Challenge,# 63 Anything goes.  
  4. HIMCR #228 Super Scraps Saturday.

Materials used for this card are;

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 14.5 x 14.5 cm cream card stock.
  • 14 x 14 white card stock,
  • 8 x 12 black card stock,
  • 7.5 x 11.5 white card stock,
  • 4 cm round burgundy  card stock ,
  • Three small pieces of cream card stock,
  • Pink Carnation, apricot, ruby, sky blue, Promarkers 
  • "Visible image" rabbit and sentiment clear stamp.

 Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. The sketch file. February Simple Sketch file,
  2. Stamping Sensations ****Animal Magic **
  3. ~Jo's Scrap Shack ~FFC  #157 Anything goes With 2 Sponsors
  4. TTCRD Anything goes for the week , February 15 -20 2017. 

The sketch file, 

Monday, 13 February 2017

Still very dull

 Morning .. 

Thanks for stopping by,

Well its very dull here this morning but they say we are supposed to have sun but we will see, 

 I want to start my walking again as I know how I enjoyed it. At one time I was walking for up to two hours at a time, Life however got in the way and I stopped it. Started again Saturday and only half hour BUT its a start. Was going to go Sunday as well but was expecting a delivery and don't you just know it the parcel arrived when it was to late to go out,. 

Another Sketch today from Cas (E) this Sketch and a nice sketch it is as well. 

A close up to show how the butterflies stand out. 

Materials I used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank card and envelope,
  • 15.5 x 9 cm dark red card stock,
  • Small piece of light red card sock,
  • odd pieces of  white card stock,
  • Heart and butterfly Tonic die's,
  • Onyx black Versafine ink
  • Canary ,Gold, apricot, sky blue, Promarkers

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. CAS (E) this Sketch! CAS(E)  #208,
  2. ALLsorts Challenge blog, Weel 402 Hearts and /or flowers,  
  3. Unicorn Challenge blog, #18 Butterflies and or Heart, 

Materials used for this card are,

  • 21 x 15  cm card blank and envelope,
  • 11 x 8 cm cream card stock,
  • Cyan,
  • Dusky pink,apricot, cinnamon, bright orange promarkers. 
  • Two small pieces of lace,
  • 7 purple gems
  •  Habico heart clear stamp,
  • Image and sentiment stamp.

  1. Cute Card Thursday: Challenge # 464- Lace or Frills,
  2. Brown Sugar Challenge..#237 -Rhinestone and /or Ribbon,  
  3. Home,- Simon Wednesday. Simon says Cute, 
  4. RRR Challenge #157, Hearts theme with Ribbon or Trim

CAS (E) this to Sketch 

Friday, 10 February 2017

WOW Weekend again

Morning all,

Went to knit and natter yesterday and had a great time. Its great getting together with all the crafty  ladies and what better excuse to drink tea and have a good old chat.

Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Birds of a feather stamp and embossing set, [ free with a magazine ]
  • Hobbycraft sentiment,
  • Vintage sepia VersaFine ink
  • Vermillion Archival ink,
  • Bright orange, Praline, ruby, magenta,grass yellow promarkers,
  • Linen flexmarker 

Challenges I will enter  this card for are;
  1. Crafty Gals Corner challenge #109, Shades of Red,
  2. Deep Ocean Challenge Blog Challenge #148 Hearts
  3. I Love Promarkers Challenge #328  Clean and Simple [CAS ]