Friday, 21 October 2016



I just want to say a huge HELLO  to my new follower Incipient wings find her blog here

 Just spent a couple of day with my Pal. She has had some teeth out and is having a rough time. She is getting a lot better and we have a good time.

Now onto the challenges .

Materials I used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Clear stamps. { free with a magazine}
  •  Onyx Black Verafine ink,
  • Salmon pink,spice, apricot, sky blue,praline, burgundy promarkers.
  • Ice white, nuvo Glitter,
  • Hint of green, Nuvo glitter frosting 

Challenges I will enter this card for are;

  1. 52 {Christmas } card Throwdown  October theme challenge and DT call,
  2. ABC Christmas  Challenge U- for under the pile,
  3. CHNC Challenge # 303 Cute or anything goes as long as its Christmas,

Now onto the second challenge card .

  Materials I used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 15 x 12 cm black card stock,
  • 14 x 11 cm white card stock
  • The art of Brett Weldele stencil,
  • Tattered Lace Butterfly Die,
  • Pickled Raspberry Distress ink
  • Grass, fuchsia pink, apricot, salmon pink, sky blue, pink carnation, praline, cadet blue promarkers 

 Challenges I will enter this card for are;

  1.  Butterfly Challenge #65 butterflies and /or Harebells' 
  2. The Die Cutting Divas Challenge #288. Think Pink ( Breast Cancer Month.) 
  3. Simon Wednesday Challenge,  Think Pink 

Wednesday, 19 October 2016


 Morning All.

Well I have to say I have not been feeling myself this last couple of day but today I think I know why and am feeling a little better.

I have finished another knee blanket for the chapel and I hope it keeps someone warm this winter, {Picture below } 

I have gone for another Sketch today and you will find the sketch at the end on the post. 

Now onto the challenges.

Materials use for this card

  • 15 x 15  cm square card blank,
  • 6 x 6 white card stock x 4,
  • 9 cm round cream card stock,
  • Ultimate Crafts back ground stamps.
  • Dragonfly clear stamp.
  • squeezed lemonade, crushed olive, spiced marmalade twisted citron  Distress inks,
  • Spice,tan, rose pink,lime green,summer sun. promarkers.

Challenges I will enter this card for are;

  1. Pixie's Crafty Workshop.- Week 251
  2. Crazy 4 Challenges- C4C358 
  3. TTCRD week starting 18 October,
  4. Create and make challenge blog Challenge 4 

Second challenge.

Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 white card blank and envelope,
  • Clear stamp ,[ Free with magazine ],
  • Orchid,Henna,tan,rose pink, lime green, violet, bluebell,grass, promarkers,
  • Linen flexmarker

 Challenges I will enter this card for are;

  1. That's Crafty! Challenge Clean and Simple,
  2. Alphabet Challenge Blog, Q for Quick and Simple,
  3. Simply Papercraft Challenge #38 Anything goes,
  4.  Just Add Ink; #333 Just Add "G"

Monday, 17 October 2016

Monday again

Morning all.

Had a good weekend and hope you all did as well. Weather was not to bad and had my coal delivered so I am okay now if we get any bad weather.

 Materials used for this card are;
  • 13 cm square card blank and envelope,
  • Fossilised Amber distress ink,
  • Vintage Sepia Versafine ink,
  • foliage clear stamp,
  • Clarity owl clear stamp,
  • green backing paper,
  • Tartan ribbon.

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. C.R.A.F.T. Challenge  #385 Tri -fold card with Tag insert. 
  2. Create and Inspire. Challenge 53.
  3. Amusing Challenges- Anything goes ,
  4. Scrapper's Delight Challenge #60 & winners #59 
Second challenge 

Materials used
  • An empty custard tin.,
  • Sheet of patterned paper {torn on pieces },
  • Green, blue and silver card stock
  • Cog  die cuts
  • Gems,
  • Tonic pure Matt adhesive.

Challenges  I will enter this work for are,
  1. MMW #19 Assemblage/ Altered Art, 
  2. Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge #  19, 
  3. More mixed Media Challenge anything goes -optional  Orange
  4. Anything But Cute challenge #18 An Autumn Day 

Friday, 14 October 2016



Been away for a couple of days staying with a friend who has had a lot of teeth out so wanted to make sure she is okay.

I missed posting on Wednesday and have to say i missed looking at all the different blogs. I really hope you have a good look next Wednesday.

Another sketch today by Cas colours and sketches  and it can be found at the bottom of the post. 

Materials used for this card are,

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 4.5 x  2.5 cm white card stock
  • 14 x 1 5 cm gold card stock
  • Nativity scene creative die.
  • Sentiment die,
  • Lemon, Emerald green, turquoise, orange Brushos

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Christmas Card Challenge #44, 
  2. TTCRD  " Anything goes" Challenge week of October the 11. 2016,
  3. CAS Colours & Sketch  #195 .
  4.  create and make challenge 4. Anything goes with an optional twist of a die  

On to the second card,

 Materials used for this card;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Clear Impressions decorative roses clear stamps,
  • Mint green,rose pink, ocean teal promarkers 

Challenge I will enter this card for are;

  1. Crafting by design, Add a sentiment,
  2. Lemon Shortbread Challenge #26 Anything goes,
  3. Dragonfly Dreams- Think Pink,
  4. GREAT ROCKET CHALLENGE #26 Happy Birthday ( to us ) 

Monday, 10 October 2016

Monday again.

Morning all

What a dreary Saturday, I had the light on most of Saturday morning trying to type without the light on was not easy,  Sunday was a lot better with sun out and blue skies, Just the day for washing but my rotary line decided it had been there long enough and just fell to bits only had it 13 years lol

A bit different today as I have gone for a picture inspiration from  C.R.A.F.T Challenge  rather than a sketch. You will find the picture at the end of the post, The second card goes with the picture.  

Went to craft club on Friday morning and this is what I made, Very easy really as its  backing paper and cut outs, I really enjoy the club,

Now onto  challenge number 1,

Materials used for this card are;
  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 10.5 x 8.5 & 3.5 cm gold mirri card
  • 9.5 x 3.5 cm silver mirri card,
  • Snowman wooden stamp,
  • spellbinders sentiment stamp,
  • Ice white Nuvo glitter, 
  • sparkle dust Nuvo gold shine. 

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. 52 { Christmas } card Thowdown. October colour challenge and DT call, 
  2. Sparkles Christmas Challenge # 69 Show Me a Snowman,
  3. The Pencil Case. Week 30 Anything goes Oddball,
  4. Creative Finger Challenge blog. Challenge #117  

Challenge card  number 2,

Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm blank card and envelope,
  • 11. 9 cm white card stock,
  • Lavinia fairy stamp,
  •  premium are brands leaf stamp,
  • Praline, Yellow, bright orange promarkers

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. QKR Stampede challenge # 212 AUTUMN LEAVES,
  2. Pattie's Creation Design  Challenge # 127, Halloween or Autumn,
  3. Cardz 4 galz Challenge 32 Fall (AUTUMN ) colours 
  4. C.R.A.F.T. Challenge, #384 6 October Inspirational Picture,

Friday, 7 October 2016

Friday .


Well I am going  to have a go at a sketch today. I thought it was about time but none has really grab me till now but like the look of this sketch from Die Cuttin Devas,  hope I can do it justice. Sketch at the end of the post, 

Sorry about the quality of the pictures, I left it till this morning hoping to get a better picture but its very dark this morning and had to use a flash, The panel on the left of the card is blue.

Now onto the challenges, 

The top blue dragon fly is a die cut,

Materials use for this card ;

  • 21 x 15 cm blank card and envelope,
  • 21 x 15 cm silver card stock,
  • 20 .5  x 14 cm gold card stock,
  • 12 x 5. 5 cm blue Mirri card,
  • 14 x 5 cm red Mirri card,
  • Gold Mirri circle,
  • Tree, dragon fly & sentiment clear stamp,
  • Dragon fly die cut
  • Satin promarker

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Die Cuttin Divas: Challenge #286 October Sketch
  2. create and makes Challenges 4 Anything goes with a twist of using a die,
  3. Incy Wincy Design Challenge All that glitters,
  4. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #43 Anything goes.
  5. Crafty Gals Corner  Challenge #92 ~ Punches/die cut's. 
Second challenge entry 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 13 .5 square blank gate fold card and envelope,
  • 10 x 7 dark green card stock,
  •  9 x 6 .5 white card stock
  • tree clear stamp,
  • Stampendous owl stamp.
  • Satin. cocoa,ruby,lime green,spice 7 frosted leaf promarkers 

Challenges I will enter this card for are. 

  1. Simon Monday Challenge, Halloween ,
  2. Left of Centre Creative  Challenge #150 WHOOP WHOOP WHOOP,
  3.  The Paper Players,  PP3 A theme challenge form Claire,
  4. Crafty Creations Challenge #325 Halloween   

sketch from Die Cuttin Divas

Wednesday, 5 October 2016


Morning all,

Its work desk Wednesday again. Had a lovely day out with my friend on Monday and the weather was very kind to us.

Once a month I go to a small chapel where they hold a craft club. I got talking to the Pastor and I noticed there were small crocheted  blankets on the sets  and he said it gets really cold in the winter and they are for people to put over their legs, I said I would make them one and this is it,  I hope they like it. I enjoyed making it and have started another. 

Now onto the challenges. 

 Materials used for this card, 

  • 21 x 15 cm blank card and envelope,
  • 16 x 10 cm red Mirri card 
  •  9 .5 x 5 cm white card stock . x 3 
  • Twisted Citron & festive berries Distress ink,
  • Tree & house Clear stamps,
  • ice white Nuvo glitter
Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Christmas Card Challenge  #43,
  2. Winter Wonderland Sketch or Tic-Tac-Toe,
  3. Crafting when We Can Challenge 129- Christmas comes early. 

Card number 2.

Materials I used for this card.

  • 21 x 15 blank card and envelope,
  •  Four leaves [ not real] 
  • Fox and small leaf clear stamps,
  • Praline , tan, mint green, molton red Promarkers

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Crafty Boots Challenges ...Autumn is in the air,
  2. CHC # 323 -Autumn is coming, 
  3. Melonheadz friends AUTUMN Challenge,
  4. Glitter'N' Sparkle Challenge #208.

As its WOYWDW here's mine 

Going to enter this over at Julia's  WOYWDW 383