Monday, 27 March 2017

Nearly a new month

 Morning ,

What lovely weather we have had over the weekend and here is hoping it will last as its really nice to get out for a walk and feel the sun on my face.  

Got my new slow cooker out yesterday and cooked a piece of beef on it and wow was it good. 








Materials used for this card are,

  • 15 x 15 cm deckle card and envelope,
  • Hobby Art clear stamp,
  • burgundy, lime green, canary, forest green Promarkers,
  • With Love sentiment, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Delicious Doodles Challenge Add something Green. 
  2. The Crafty Addicts Challenge #34 Anything goes/ CAS





Materials used for this card are;

  • 19.5 x 19.5 cm deckle card and envelope,
  • 16 x 16 black card stock,
  • 15.5 x 15,5 white card stock,
  • Nuvo golden crystal glimmer paste,
  • Nuvo soft lilac embossing powder.
  • Twisted citron, spiced marmalade distress ink.

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Creative Artiste Mixed Media,  Challenge #24 
  2. Imagine That Creative Playground March Anything goes, 
  3. Scrapper's Delight Challenge. # 64  Anything goes, 










Sunday, 26 March 2017

Not a normal day to post,

Morning, 

 Well I thought why not post on a Sunday as I wanted to have a go at the "Less is More " challenge. I mostly wait till in the week but thought today why not post on a Sunday, 

What lovely weather we had today and long may it continue but I do not  think  if it will,

Mothers day today and my girls sent me a lovely necklace and it really touched me a lot. I have three lovely girls but sadly lost my first but the girls always include Tamsin with everything they do for me and it really touches my heart, This is the necklace and hope you don't mind me sharing it .




Now onto the challenge.








Materials used for this card are. 



  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • liliofthevalley rubber stamp.
  • With love sentiment stamp,
  • Salmon pink, mink green, tan. gold, rose pink, silver lining. Cinnamon, promarkers


Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. "Less I More" #321 Use a frame'
  2. Addicted to Stamps and more, Challenge #324 Clean and simple,
  3. The crafty Addicts:  Challenge  34 Anything goes Clean and Simple ( CAS ),
  4. CAS on Sunday Challenge #104 Sentiment 

Friday, 24 March 2017

Friday again,

 Morning, 


                  Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all. 


Not used washi before but felt I would like to give it a go, I quite enjoyed it, I think I will use it more often now,

 The second card is a Christmas card for a child and went back to cards I remember from when I was a child  [ yes I can remember that far back lol ]  you had some colour on it and some images not coloured so the child could colour them, so went with this theme. 







Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Tree stencil,
  • Green washi tape.
  • Mowed Lawn distress ink,
  • Just for you sentiment,

Challenges I will enter this card are are;


  1. The crafty Addicts Challenge #34 Anything goes CAS,
  2. ARTastic Challenge Blog, Use a stencil,
  3. "Less is More" Challenge #320 Washi Tape,




Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 16.5 x 6 cm white card stock.
  • snippets of white card stock,
  • Black, rose pink, peach, apricot, satin, poppy & pink carnation Promarkers 

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Winter Wonderland.  For a Child,
  2. Christmas at sweet Stamping. Anything  Christmas goes, 
  3. ONECRAZYSTAMPER  March Challenge. Anything goes, 
  4. Pixie's Crafty Workshop, Week 273-274 

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

woywdw

  Morning,

                        Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all. 

Another Wednesday so that means its WOYWDW a trip over to Julia's Stamping ground HERE Not visited for a couple of weeks as I have been very busy, so thought it was time I visited again. 


Have been knitting again. This time for my Sister and her friend who make up shoe boxes at Christmas, finished this last evening, Still have to get buttons for it , 



Loved working with this wool and made it so the fronts and both sleeves matched, 


Now onto the challenges, 


Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • twisted citron & salty ocean Distress ink, 
  • Fairy bell & clarity clear stamps,
  • Hobby Art tree clear stamp
  • post it note for mask for sun,

Challenges I will enter this card for are,


  1. Creative Artiste Mixed Media, Anything goes Mixed Media,
  2. Through The Purple Haze #120. Anything goes, 
  3. Stamps and Stencils  Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep,


Sorry about the reflections in the card, I tried not to get them there. 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 18.5 x 13 cm mirri backing paper
  • 5 5 x 4 white card stock x 2 
  • 8.5 x 4 cm white card stock,
  • Flower and rabbit dies,
  • Sentiment die,
  • Salty Ocean distress ink,

Challenges I will enter this card for are;

  1. inky chicks Challenge #80 Flowers( stamped or as an embellishment ),
  2. Creative Friday, #175 Flowers 


Going to enter my work desk over at Julia,s Stamping ground, 

Monday, 20 March 2017

Spring is on its way,

 Morning 

       Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all.   

Trying to get garden sorted but with all this wind its not easy, Still windy yesterday but hope its calms down soon, 

Decided it was time to have a go at something different for today's post  today and went for a tag, also another sketch. the sketch is from Stamps & fun = creativity 







Materials used for this tag are,

  • 15 x 8 cm white card stock,
  • Habico clear stamps,
  • Pickled raspberry & wilted violet Distress ink,
  • Versafine onyx black ink,


Challenges I will enter this tag for are,
  1. Colour Crazy Craft Challenge, Anything goes,
  2. Christmas Cards All the year Round , March challenge Anything but a card.
  3. Tuesday Throwdown, #334 Tags/bookmarks,





Materials I used for this card are;

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Hero Arts flower  clear stamp,
  • Clarity Clear flower stamp,
  • Impressed Wisteria ink pad,
  • versafine black onyx ink pad.

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Stamps & fun =CREATIVITY #279 Sketch.
  2. Penny black and More,  March.  Anything goes, 


Stamps & fun =creativity 

Friday, 17 March 2017

Weekend again

  Morning,

 Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all. 

 What a funny week I have had, The days seem to come round so fast, I am sure there are not 24 hours in a day anymore,

Another sketch today, This time its from Christmas Card Thowdown 
                     



Materials used for this card are,

  • 15 x 15 cm deckle card and envelope,
  • Just right clear edging stamps,
  • katzelkarft cat and mouse rubber stamps,
  • Black onyx ,vintage sepia & deep lagoon Vesafine ink,


Challenges I will enter this card for are.
  1. CFC Challenge #169. Off The Edge,
  2. Alphabet Challenge Blog Z for Zero Embellishments,
  3. One Crazy Stamper, March Challenge-- Anything goes,
  4.  Cards with envy.  Keep it simple, 






Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 21 x 1 cm Red ,gold & green mirri card, 
  •  7 cm round gold card stock, 
  •  6 cm round white card stock,
  •  Winter wishes and holly clear stamps..

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Christmas card Throwdown, Sketch. below,
  2. CHNC Christmas Challenge #132,
  3. Christmas at Sweet Stamping, Anything Christmas goes.
  4. TTCRD Anything goes Week 17 March 



Wednesday, 15 March 2017

WOYWDW

 Morning.

   Thank you for stopping by, Love to read your comment; Thank you for them all. 

Hope everyone is well and enjoying what seems to be more like spring, Mind you should not say to much as you know how things are just when you get used to some lovely weather things always change, 
            





Materials Used for this card are;
  • 19 cm round deckle edge card blank and envelope.
  • Round and snowflake dies,
  • Winter wished Sentiment,
  • Nuvo dazzling Blue crystal drops,
  • Inkadinkado house stamp,
  • VersFine  vintage photo ink.]

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Crimbo Crackers Challenge #218 Die cuts, no squares 
  2. The Diva's That Cut For the Love of Animals and Pets. 
  3. Sparkles Christmas Challenge #74 Use silver or gold,
  4. Christmas card Challenge #8  photo inspiration 



Materials used for this card are;
  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope, 
  • Crushed olive, spiced Marmalade  Distress ink,
  • Dazzle VersaMark ink,
  • Poppy daydreams, creative expressions ,
  • Cool jade Nuvo Embossing powder 



Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Crafting When We Can, Challenge #139 Mixed Media,
  2. Love to create Challenge #5 anything creative/ Mixed media goes
  3. Love to craft Challenge #8 March Anything goes,