Friday, 13 October 2017

weekend again



Morning 

       Firstly I would like to thank my new follower Fairy454, I have tried to find your blog to put the link here but cannot find it. If you let me know what it is I woll link your blog here for others to see, Also I think I have forgotten to put other followers blog links on my blog if this is the case please leave a message with your blog link and I will include it in my the next post after you leave the message, 

I wanted to get something different for my girls for Christmas and when over the Isle of wight I saw a man who was writing names on rice and when I came home I sent for one each of them, I hope they like them, if you wanted to look at more or perhaps order from then they are called FunkyRiceCharms.co.uk



Went for another sketch today I love a nice Sketch and find them inspirational, This one today is from Tuesday Morning Sketches 

I am taking a break due to a family bereavement. Hope all goes well for you all while I am away, 






Materials used for this card are, 
  • 25.5 x 18 cm card blank and envelope.
  • 24.5 x 17 cm & 10.5 x 10.5 cm black Card stock,
  • 23.5 x 16 cm & 9.5 x 9.5 cm White card stock,
  • Honeycomb sky blue, canary, cinamon Promarkers. 
  • Wild Rose Studio clear stamps


Challenges I will enter this card for are. 
  1. Christmas at Sweet stamping. Anything Christmas Goes,
  2. The Holly and The Ivy Christmas Challenge #16 Anything Christmas goes, 
  3.  The merry Christmas Challenge # 38  Anything Goes + Christmas
  4. ,Tuesday Morning Sketch # 424





Materials ysed for this card are,
  • 20 x 10.5 card blank and enverlope,
  •  Three 6 x 6 white card stock,
  • Sky Blue, green, Promarkers, 
  • Heartfelt Creations rubber stamps.

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. The Flower Challenge # 13 Use you Favorite flower. 
  2. Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge 350 Anything goes, 
  3. inky Chicks Challenge no 89 Anything but square, 
  4. TTCRD Anything goes for week 10-9 -17 

Tuesday Morning Sketches 



Another week goes

 Morning 


Monday, 9 October 2017

good weekend.

 Morning all,

  What a good weekend we had with the weather, Maybe winter is not arriving to soon, met up with a couple of friends over the weekend and its always nice to catch up and put the worlds to rights, just shahe no one was listening lol,








Materials used for this card are,
  • 21 x 15 patterned edge card, 
  • White and silver card stock.
  • Oval Die cut. 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Alphabet Challenge Blog. O for Oval,
  2. I love ProMarkers Challenge # 343 Use Dies, 
  3. Lil Patch of Craft Friends, Challenge #67 Anything goes,  

Friday, 6 October 2017

Welcome the weekend.

Morning 
    
           Thank you for taking the time to visit and any comments I love to read them, 

Sure is getting a bit chilly these days, Put my heating on Wednesday as I felt really cold.
Had a really busy day yestersday I don't think I was in ther flat more than two house at a time, 




Close up on the glitter, 

Materials used for this card are, 

  • 15 x 15 cm deckle edge card blank and envelope.
  • 13 x 8,5 cm blank card stock,
  • 12 x 7.5 cm white card stock,
  • Fairy clear stamp,
  • Lipstick red, honeycombe, green, cocktail pink, Promarkers, 
  • Champagne Nuvo Glitter, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. Passion for Promarkers Week 415 -Pretty in Pink,
  2. Unicorn Challenge Blog, Challenge #26 Perfectly Pink for Pink for Breast Cancer awareness,
  3. Fabrika Fantacy Challenge Blog Challenge #14 Pink or Halloween.
  4. SheepSki Design Challenge #7 Use some pink,


Close up on the glitter, 
Materials used for this card are,

  • 15 x 15 cm Deckle edged card,
  • 9 x 9.5 cm white card stock,
  • Gold gilding flakes,
  • Tree and teddy pulling a sledge clear stamps,
  • Praline, tan, lipstick red, bright orange, saddle brown, orchid promarkers, 
  • Ice white Nuvo Glitter, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. Sparkles Christmas Challenge #81 Christmas is for Kids, 
  2. Winter wonderland Challenge Blog, Anything Christmas Goes,
  3. Home.- Simon Wednesday. Simon says Christmas.
  4. Sweet Stamping Christmas. Anything Christmas, 

Friday, 29 September 2017

Morning

                                 
Morning,

                Thank you for your visit and any comment you leave i love to read them all. 

I have make another Chiratmas card and at this rate will have enough for this year as well next year lol .
 


Materials used for this card are, 

  • 21 x 15 cm card stock and envelope, 
  • 13 x 10 cm silver mirri card  & 12 x 9 cm white card stock,
  • Black Shadow Nuvo hybrid ink, 
  • Ruby, yellow, mint green, honeycomb, ice grey 4 burnt orange, pear green, black. cinnamon,  poppy Promarkers 
  • Father Christmas Clear stamp,
  • Personal  impression clear stamp, 


Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1.  A snowflake Promise, Challenge  44 Anything  goes 
  2. Christmas at Sweet Stamping  Anything Christmas 
  3. Christmas Cards All year Round, Use Leaves       

Monday, 25 September 2017

Hope your weekend was good,

Morning.

              Thank you for your visit and any comment you leave I love to read them,

Regular visiters will know how I love to take pictures and I grab every opportunity I get I take pictures, I was out in my garden the other day and there were so many blue tits flying about, I managed to get this lovely picture of one sitting on the pepple dash on the neighbours wall. Also this robin singing his little heart out. 

Gone for a colour challenge today and its from Christmas card Throwdown,  colours at the end of the post,







Materials used for this card are, 

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • clear stamps [ free with Papercraft essentials,
  • Acorn Brown Nuvo hybrid ink pad,
  • Sharpies pens,


Challlenges  I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Christmas card throwdown, September Colours
  2. PBSC Setember, One layer card,
  3. The Fairy and Unicorn Challenge Blog, Challenge 7,  Pixies/ Gnomes. Trolls ,

                  Christmas card Throwdown 

Friday, 22 September 2017

Weekend agaon.

Morning,

             Thank you for your visit and any comments you leave I love readying them all, 
                 

I just do not know where this year is going and its going faster than I like, As there is nothing I or anyone else can do about it I just have to make the most of it,..Looks like another nice day ahead hope you have some nice plans for the weekend ahead., 







Materials used for this card are,


  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Clarity owl stamp,
  • Anita's feather stamp,
  • Acorn brown Nuvo hybrid ink pan.
  • Staedtler Pens 


Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Addicted to Stamps Challenge #153 Stamp a Background,
  2. Simply Papercraft, Challenge 50 Anything goes, 
  3. That's Crafty Challenge, ~ Fly away Challenge
  4. TTCRD Challenge for  September 19th -26 


Monday, 18 September 2017

Another week starts

 Morning,

               Thank you for taking the time to visit and any comment you leave I love to read them all, 
Had a good weekend and hope you all did as well. Trying to get back into  routine but finding somehow I seem to be finding it difficult so please know I will get round to visiting the blog i used to,   



Stamp is 13 months old 

A close up of the pearl drops. 

Materials used for this card are


  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Acorn brown Nuvo Hybrid ink pad,
  • Jayne Nestorenko clear stamp,
  • Green meadow Nuvo  glitter,
  • Meadow green , honeycomb, green, herb green, cinnamon, ruby promarkers. 
  • Dazzling blue, aquatic mist Nuvo pearl drops.

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Retro rubber Challenge 71 . Anything goes stamps must be older than a year, 
  2. Though The Craft room door, Anything goes, Week 12 September,
  3. Christmas cards All year round, September Use leaves, 

Saturday, 16 September 2017

A dull weekend

Morning 

                 Thank you for stopping by and any comments you leave a love to read them all.

Very dull here today but it might chear up later just have to wait and see what the day brings . 







Materials used for this card are, 

  • 18 x 12.5 cm card blank and envelope,
  • liliofthevalley rubber stamp,
  • Clarity bird stamp.
  • Cocktail pink, saddle brown, cinnamon, gold, ice grey. cool grey, meadow green promarkers. 
Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Less is more. Challenge # 346  Take flight, 
  2. Crafting with friends Challenge 50 Extra Challenge,
  3. Thats Crafty! Fly away Challenge,
  4. Colour Crazy craft Challenge WK 32 anytihng goes,   

Friday, 15 September 2017

Friday

 Morning.

                 Thank you for yuor visit and any comment you make I  love to read them all, 

Had a lovely week with family and freinds  and my how my granddaughter have grown to young ladies, The oldest Teri is at Uni in Hull and is doing  Animal management, Danielle is a qualified hairdresser and Jamie-Lee is going to start to study to be a Dr, I am so proud of them all. Also my daughter and Son-in-law for doing such a fine job bringing them up. Not sure about the other two yet but they are 14 and 7 so still time to decide,  






Materials used for this card are, 

  • 15 x 21 decorated edged card and envelope, 
  • Acorrn brown Nuvo Hybrid ink pad,
  • Docrafts forever freinds Clear stamps,
  • Rear green, dusty pink, tan,pastal green, canery, crimson, praline, meadow green promarkers 

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Addicted to stamps and More, Challenge #259 Clean and simple, 
  2. Simon Says Wednesday Challenge, Clean and Simple 
  3. Less Is More, OLC Colouring in,

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Wednesday

Morning 
                   Thank you for stopping by and any comment you leave I love to read them, 

What a stormy night we had here in Bristol last night. Looked out in the garden this morning and lots of things have been moved about,, I was worried last night about my sunflower but as you see its still standing this morning its taller than me so that's over 5ft 

                                              Hope everything is okay wherever you are. 





Materials use are ;

  • 20 x 20 square blank card and envelope,
  • liliofthevalley snowmen Rubber stamp,
  • House & tree clear stamps,
  • Black shadow & Acorn brown Nuvo Hybrid ink pad. 
  • Staedtler Pens 
  • Hint of Violet Glitter frosting,
  • Ice white pure sheen glitter. 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 

  1. Christmas Cards All Year Round, September Challenge Use Leaves,
  2. Crafting from the Heart, Challenge 147 Anything goes,  
  3. Always a Fun Challenge,Create a Scene,
  4. The Ribbon Girl Blog September card Challenge. Anything goes, 

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Wednesday

Morning.

             Thank you for taking the time to visit and the comment you leave i love rerading them all,
What carzy weather we are having but nothing like the horrid weather they have in America, I hope and pray that things get better for them real soon 






Materials use for this card are,

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 10 x 7 cm white card stock,
  • Clear bird and butterfly stamp
  • Staedtler pens .


Challenges I will enter this card for are.
  1. Moo-Mania & More.  Birds
  2. The sisterhood of Crafters. Its an Anything goes Challenege,
  3.  The House that stamps Built, Anything goes Challenge #A2317
  4.  Butterfly Challenge #84 Butterflies+ Y is for you choose and /or Wedgewood Blue,

 


Monday, 4 September 2017

Weekend

Morning 

                  Thank you for taking the time to visit and leaving a comment I love to read them.

These weeks are going to fast and really think there is not enough hours in the day any more. I hope this post finds you all having a great time, 






Matrials I used to materials used for this card are. 

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope, 
  • Heartfelt creatitions rubber stamp set,
  • Sharpies pens 
  • Embellishments 


Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. Work it Wednesday  August/ September , Favourite Stamp,
  2. Come and get it Challenges, Two or more different embellishments.


Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Middle of the week

 Morning all,

          Thank you for stopping by and any comment you leave I love reading them all, 

Hope you week is going okay and you are all having fun. I am getting back into crafting as I have had a break and its funny how I need to learn everything again.




Stunning sunrise in Norway

Part of the road we went up in a coach in Norway.
Picture from the top of the mountain  





Materials used for this cards are;
  • 20 x 20 square card blank and envelope,
  • Acorn brown & Black shadow  Nuvo Hybred ink pad,
  • My paper world transparent stamps,
  • Staedtler colour pens 
  • quicky glue pen,
  • Ice white Nuvo Glitter,
  • Hint of voilet flower soft glitter frosting

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. CHNC challenge 348. Anything goes as long as its Christmas, Use something old 
  2. Christmas cards All year Round use Yellow,
  3. ABC Christmas Challenge, P Q  and R People, Quick Or Red.  


Monday, 28 August 2017

morning all,

Good morning all. 

                      Thank you for your visit and any comments. I love reading them all. 

I have been away on two cruises on the Sage Sapphire and have loved them and have missed blogging and reading all the comments,  have missed crafting as well but have to say i have been very busy with lots of nice places and new friends. First cruise was to the Baltic to see the tall Ships and on the way went to Sweden, Denmark, Finland. Latvia, Poland, Through the Keil canel, Then  the Netherlands and then home to Dover, Second cruise was to Norway and we stopped in four places and what a lovely country it is, and  the Ffords are stunning .. Just a couple of pictures from my holiday,. okay five lol, could have been a lot more aas I took over 600. 



This is the royalist the British boat was was second in her class, 



Just thre of the stunning tall ships. 


Two veiws along the Fjords in Norway The line down the second one is from the ship. 
Now onto the challenge



Materials used for this card are,

  • 20 x20 square card blank and envelope. 
  • The oriental Collection transperant stamps,
  • Poppy Red & Empire Red Nuvo Hybrid ink pad,

Challenges I will enter, 

  1. "Less is More " #343 - use a real Object 
  2. Morgans Artworld  Challenge #17 Anything goes. 
  3. Thats's Crafty ~ Only Cards Challenge 

Friday, 14 July 2017

weekend

Morning,

A lot cooler today and am glad as I have to go out and hate it to hot,  Lovely and sunny here now but not to hot, 



Materials used for this card are,
  • 20 x 20 deckle edges card blank and envelope, 
  • Stickables stamps Penguin rubber stamp,
  • Hobby Art  clear scene& sentiment stamps,
  • Ice white pure sheen Nuvo glitter,
  • Burnt orange, Gold, lipstick read promarkers

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Crafting with attitude,  Challenge #29 Anything goes.,
  2. Winter Wonderland Challenge Blog, Christmas Penguins,
  3. ABC Christmas Challenge N is for New ,& O is for Old, 
  4. The holly and the Ivy Christmas Challenge # 10 Anything Christmas goes, 

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Wednesday

Morning ,
       
                   Thank you for your lovely comments I love you read them all 

Well had a strange day yesterday. It seemed everyone wanted to visit me and as soon as one went another turned up lol.  Other days I see no one.

  Much needed rain yesterday. its so good to see it as it saves me watering lol. Looks like its going to be another day of rin today but it might brighten up as its early yet,

Another Sketch today, This time from Sketch Saturday 




Materials used for this card are,

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 13.5 x 12 cm 12.5 x 4 cm 2 x 2 cm  patterned paper,
  • 8 x 6 & 7 x 3 cm white card stock.
  •  Heartfelt creations Rose clear stamp
  •  Sentiment clear stamp,
  • Blue Glitz, primary pixie, Wow embossing powder, 
  • Perfect Medium ink 

Challenges o will enter this card for are, 
  1. The flower Challenge, #10 Embossing Heat/Dry 
  2. That's Crafty, Challenge ~ Anything goes, 
  3. Sketch Saturday #471, Drawn with character,
  4. Craftyhazelnut, Patterned Paper Challenge Anything goes, 



Sketch Saturday 
                                        

Monday, 10 July 2017

Monday again

Morning. 

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

What a lovely weekend again. sure has been hot, I was out in the garden again and yes you have guessed it more pictures­čśů  



Love the way the sparrow is looking at the pigeon


WOW does he look scruffy when he/she got out of the bath. 


I Love this rhododendron

Now onto the challenge.





Materials used for this card are,
  • 16 x 12 cm coloured card stock and envelope,
  • black onyx versaFine ink,
  •  Clear Reindeer and sentiment stamps, 


Challenges I will enter this card for are.
  1. Addicted to stamps and more, Challenge #249 -CAS
  2. Get Creative Ch #60 -CAS & Winners from Challenge # 59,
  3. "Less is More "  Challenge # 336 & 337 OLC Coloured card base.
  4. CAS Game #94- A Collaborations with "Less is More"

Friday, 7 July 2017

Weekend again

Morning,

                            Thank you for stopping by Love to read all your comments, 


Another warm day yesterday, it looks like its going to be hot again today, Out in the garden yesterday getting all the leaves into the rubbish bin, Waited till it cooled down and it was lovely out there,  with a lovely breeze. and I had lots of bugs and you know me I love taking pictures, I did not know there were so many different leaf hoppers and boy can they hop. 




This snail has a really pretty shell, 
Now onto the Challenges




Material used for this card are, 

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope, 
  • 11 x 8 & 11 x 2 cm  silver mirri card,
  • 10.5  White card stock,
  • Sentiment ribbon,
  • Two buttons 
  • Clear stamps, [Free with a magazine ] 
  • Black onyx Versafine ink,
  • Green, tan, lipstick red, poppy, honeycomb Promarkers 


Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. The sisterhood of crafter's  Buttons 
  2. Crafting from the heart, Challenge #166 Anything goes,
  3. Passion for Promakers. Week 402 Anything goes, 

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Middle of the week

Morning .
        
                 Thank you all for taking the time to stop be today love reading your comments,

Well we sure are getting some nice weather this year, I am glad to as I have been able to get in the garden and finished things i have started and feel good about getting these things done. Hope your week is going good, 




Materials used for this card are;
  • 20 x 20 card blank and envelope,
  • Black onyx versaFine ink,
  • Stamping Bella Rubber stamp,
  • Christmas tree clear stamp.
  • Sapphire blue & Ice white Nuvo pure sheen glitter, 
  • Hint of violet glitter frosting,
  • Sharpies, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. "Less Is More", Challenge #335 Colours of your flag,
  2. Kraftin' Kimmie   Challenge- 388 Red white and Blue ,
  3. Crazy Craft Challenge Wk 26 Anything Goes Craft Challenge, 

Monday, 3 July 2017

first Monday of July,

Morning,

                  Thank you all for taking the time to stop be today love reading your comments,


Had a really busy day yesterday but feel  better now its finished, I have a garden shed that was going to be for things that I did not know what to keep and what to get rid of, had a load of rubbish in the shed and have sorted all that out and now only the shed to get rid of My sister wants it and they are coming to get it soon, 









Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 18 x 13 cm white card stock,
  • 8.5 x 8.5 & 7.5 x 3.5 cm pink card stock.
  • Tattered lace heart Die,
  • small hearts from the die,
  • Happy Birthday sentiment. 
  • Three kings orange ribbon 
  • Black onyx versaFine ink. 


Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. 4CC#357- Crazy Eggs/anything goes,  
  2. Alphabet Challenge Blog  H is for Hearts, 
  3. Simply Paper Craft, Anything goes,
  4. Southern girls Challenge #163 - Ribbon or Twine -Team Trace, 

Friday, 30 June 2017

WOW July tomorrow

Morning,

Who would believe its July tomorrow. I know my Mum [ bless her ] said as you get older the times go faster but really I did not know she meant this fast, 

Another sketch today and this time its from Tuesday Morning Sketches, 



Materials used for this card are;
  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope.
  • 15 x 15 silver mirri card 
  •  14 .5 x 3.5 cm & 7 5 x 7 .5 white card stock,
  • X- cut embossing folder, 
  • Clear snowman & sentiment stamps,
  • Blank onyx VersaFine  ink .
  • Scarlet red, ice white Nuvo glitter,
  • Blue Gem stones 


Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. Christmas at sweet Stampin'  June - Anything goes, 
  2. Winter Wonderland.  Snowman. 
  3. Tuesday Morning Sketches, #409,
  4. Ike'sworld Challenge #91 week 2- Anything goes, twist blue Christmas,. 

                                                  

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

WOYWDW Last Wednesday of the month

 Morning,

Hows life treating you all good I hope, For those who are having a hard time hope things get better real soon, 

Another sketch today. This one if from "Less is More " you will find the sketch at the bottom of the post. 

There I was Monday sat in my craft room and something out the window caught my eye. I was not sure what it was but thought it must be a bird as the feeders are there. I sat looking and I saw this little house mouse climb down the wall and onto the feeder. He/she was having a great time, 

As its WOYWDW I will be entering over st Julia's Stamping ground  Desk at bottom of post. 



This moth was in my garden as well and just had to take a picture,
No idea what this moth is called  I looked for the name but cannot find it anywhere, Any idea ?   


Now onto the challenge.  




Materials used for this card are. 

  • 17.5 x 13.5 cm card blank and envelope,
  • piece of pattered backing paper,
  • VerasMark Dazzle watermark stamp pad, 
  • Wild berry, green, rose pink promarkers.

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. "Less in More" #334  Sketch, 20.
  2.  All sorts Challenge blog,Week #421  Flower Power, 
  3. Crafting from the heart, Challenge #165, Anything goes,
  4. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends. Challenge 60 Anything goes, 

                                                   

Entering my desk over on Julia's Stamping ground