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Friday, 30 April 2010

Winter Wonderland - GIFT CARD HOLDER

As I only give money to family for xmas esp the men as there a pain to buy for lol , I would keep it simple as they dont like fussy xmas cards

Items used
Paper and ribbons - Docrafts
Image and message - Kanban

Just Magnolia - BEV's Sketch

This week we have had a sketch challenge from Bev
Have gone all girly with mine with chosing pinks and lemons for my colours

items used
Flowers - Hobbycraft
Paper - Docrafts
Ribbon - The Works
Cuttlebug to cut the circles sorru have nt got the ovals as yet lol
to colour image promakers

Crafty Creations - Make your own paper

I ve had so much fun making my own paper , think I got more covered in paint than the paper lol.
For my card I used my cuttlebug to emboss the paper b4 I painted it with H2o's
Matt - QVC
Brads - my bits and bobs box
Image - messy rabbit - mushroom coloured with promarkers

ABC blog - T for thanks

Had a bit of prob this one so not very keen on it as mojo did nt really want to play

On this card I ve used gems docrafts ,cat paper from a magzine , thank you messages - docrafts

my time to craft challenge - ruby - red

Well I defo think I got the hang of the red theme for this wk lol
Items used
Mirri card -QVC
Ribbon - bits and bob box
Black card - QVC
Message - Laklend
Image - stamp swap on crafters companion , coloured in with promakers

Tuesday taggers - MEMORIES

As Tuesday Taggers had the theme Memories thought I would use the chance to get a scrapbook page done as have lots of pics that need scrapbooking

Items used
K&company paper
letters also k&company coloured in with promakers as wanted a hint of colour on the page
Flower my bits and bob box

Cuttlebug Spot - FAVE FLOWERS

As I love cats and flowers thought I would combine the 2 on this wks challenge and of course my Ivory Cats Cd from Joanna Sheen fittted prefect

Items on this card

Flower paper and cat image - Ivory cats Cd
Gold paper - crafters companion
Red mirri card - QVC
Message - a JS Cd cant rember which one lol
Buttons - the works
Flowers punch - hobbycrafts
Dotty embossing folder - cuttlebug

Stamp with us - Birthday

Think doing birthday cards has to be my fave kind of crad to do , well other than xmas ones as I am big kid and love xmas lol

Items used on this card

Spotty paper - cardmaking and papercrafts magzine
Blue card - bits and bobs box
Emboosed with cuttlebug folder
Image - winnie the pooh
Ribbon - american crafts
To colour image promakers

Monday, 26 April 2010

Sketch Sat - sat 24th april

For some reason on this card I got into a very pink and purple theme , think it must be all this sun we ve had made me all girly lol

Items on this card
Image - Chrissiepops - whiff of joy , coloured with promakers
Background paper and rectangle paper - cardmaking and papercrafts magzine
Message - lakeland
Gems - local chairty shop


This week we had the lovely theme of blossoms , so decied to dig into my bits and bobs

Items for this card
Backing paper - Docrafts
Topper - is from a old note card box I ve had lying round ages and thought would revamp into a card topper
Flower and Leaves - k&company
Gems - Docrafts


Had my Jemmia puddle duck Cd arrive at the weekend and could reist a play , think she has to be my fave out off the Beatrix Potter animals

For this card expect the ribbon is all from crafters companion Jemmia Puddle duck cd
Ribbon is from amercian crafts

CC Sketch challenge sunday 25th april

For this week I thought I would do a Zangy theme for them all on crafters companion

Also decied to give my 1st easle card a go and ti also has turnt out to be a order so not bad going

Items used
Spotty paper - cardmaking and papercrafts magzine
Cd - a old music one
Mirrii card - QVC
Image - old b day card
Ribbon - American crafts
Message - my bits and bob box

Monkey World

Have had a brill day at monkey world and just could nt wait to share my pics with you all , as you prob gussed by now I love animals

Sunday, 25 April 2010


Just thought it was time I printed these pics off to scrapbook and would also share with you b4 I delte them off my pc

Have lots more but wont bore you
Have to admitt I did love the otters the most as one of them just loved chatting away such a sweetie he was

Saturday, 24 April 2010

Winter Wonderland - anything goes for xmas

As I got my new Joanna Sheen Ivory Cats Cd this week thought that better way to use it for this weeks challenge , I also have lots of friends and family who love cats so one them will be getting this card for xmas.

Items used
Image - JS Ivory Cats Cd
Paper - my bits and bob box
Brads - Docrafts

Just Magnolia - ANYTHING GOES

As its a anything goes them this wk thought I would go all Zangy with my colours and it also gave me a reason to use my new promaker colours

items used

Gem- the range
Message - lakeland
Mint Paper - crafters companion
Flower paper -k&company
To colour in the flowered paper I used sakura and for the image was of course promakers

Crafty Creations - Distressing

To make my card distressed I used molted backing paper and some ripped paper

Items used

Stamp - sundade by creative expressions
Coloured with promakers
blue paper - QVC
Stripped paper - my bits and bob box
Circle mat - QVC
Gems - docrafts

Tuesday taggers - Dragons

This week we where given dragons to add on our card so thought I would use it to get another father's day card out the way
Sponsered by

Items I ve used
Gems - docrafts
Spotty paper - docrafts
Green matt - QVC
Stamp - fun stamps
to colour in promakers
Message - do crafts

crafters companion - them 3D

For my card I chose a house mouse , hoping at some point to get the other animals in this range

All the items expect for the decoupage image are from my bits and bob box as trying to use things up before I buy any more

Thursday, 22 April 2010

Our Creative Corner - Butterflies

Thought as I had a nice new butterfly stamp what a better time to use it , so decied to make my own background and toppers.

Items used
Stamp - Hero Arts
Gems - Hobbycrafts , promakers to change the colour
Ink - colour box queue
Ribbon - Docrafts
Ink colours - Lavender and Robins Egg
As I ran out of DST I used brads to fix the ribbon

Hope my DST comes soon

Totally Gorjuss - Charms

This week the theme was to have a charm on the card , so I thought I would go girly with mine with a shoe and a handbag.
Items on my card are from
Paper - cardmaking and papercrafs April magzine
Matt - QVC
Ribbon - Docrafts
Bag charm - The Works
Shoe image from a digi site sorry can't rember which one , coloured in with promakers and sakura pens
Message - Lakeland

sktech cc sun 18th

Yes I know I am late for getting this card done but had a manic few days
For this weeks sketch I set them the challenge to have a square and 2 boarders

Items used on my card
Paper -  my bits and bobs box
Topper - QVC
Ribbon - Laura Ashley

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

2010 Pages

Have finally got some scrapbooking done still lots more to do not sure when the others will get done lol , ESP now I have become a blog addict lol

For my pages I ahve used paper from K&company , other items are from my bits and bob box

This one is of my day out to Bouremouth sea world , love the turtle the most

This one I cut some of the paper down to have the flower , picture is of my grandma's 88th b day party

Saturday, 17 April 2010


Not very happy with this card buy hay ho some one might like it , MOJO was having a off day lol

As Magnolia Blog is 1 year old they did a blog with a twist this week of a opption of adding a thank you message and a blog hop , have loved looking at ppl's blogs and seeing all their love works.

And this wks prize on there is sponsered by Simon says stamp - link is on my side bar

Items I ve used are

Paper - my bits and bob box
Image - from a stamp swap I take part in on crafters companion which runs once a month
Ribbon - QVC
Butterflys - Anita's sticker
Message is off a JS Cd

Thursday, 15 April 2010


Have had these pics lying round for a while now so thought best get them scrapbooked , taken when out on a drive with mum and dad round the new forest

paper  is from a scrapbooking kit QVC do which is a K&comapny love there stuff
other bits are from my bits and bobs box

The ABC Challenge - SPARKLE

Love this wks theme as love a bit of sparkle what girl dose nt lol

For my card I ve used

Main card base - the paper mill
Circles where done on my cuttlebug using spellbinder dies
Image colour with - promakers
The iamge came from a stamp swap I take part in on crafters companion which we do once a month run by a nice lady called Fiona
Message - Lakeland
Gems - Docrafts April Goodie bag

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

My time to craft - PRETTY PEARLS

Just had to take part this week as could nt reist such a pretty theme

Things I used to make my card

Background paper - docrafts
Matts - QVC
Peacock image - Creative Expressions
Pearls - Hobbycraft - coloured in with promaker same as stamped image
Message - Lakeland
Pearls on peacock are from The Range

Tuesday Taggers - BALLONS / CAKES

This week as it is there birthday on tuesday taggers we were asked to do something with cake or ballons
mmmmmm cake lol

For my card I ve used

Image Cupcake girl - Squiggle stamps
To colour image in - you ve prob guessed by now but yes its promakers lol
Mint Matt - QVC
Ribbon - Smirk creative ribbon
Circle - mirri card QVC
Crimper - Hobbycraft
Gems - Docrafts

Winter Wonderland - EMBOSSING

Ok I know some of you will think I mad starting xmas cards now but when I was looking through one of my cd's I could resit but taking part as love this image that I got from the Joanna Sheen - Jane Netley Mayhew Cd part 2

For my embossing I used my cuttlebug and snowflake folder
Image and backing paper - JS Cd
Ribbon - Docrafts
Message - Lakeland

Totally Gorjuss - TEXTURE

For this week we were asked to used texture

Items I ve used are

Stamps - Raven - Sugar Nellie
Paper - cardmaking and papercrafts Magzine
Ribbon - QVC
Gems - my bits and bobs box
To colour image in I used promakers
Cricle Punch - hobby craft
To crimp the circle I used a crimper from Hobbycraft

Our Creative Corner - BOWS

I just had to take part in this wks challenge as just love anything to do with ribbons

For my card I ve used

Paper - Docrafts March goodie bag
Brown Matt - QVC , Mattering and layering kit
Bows - Docrafts
Message - Lakeland

Sticker - my bits and bobs box

Sketch Saturday - 10th April

Here is a pic of this wks sketch


Squares where cut using a x cut punch from Hobbycraft
Paper - Do crafts March goodie bag
Button - The Works
Brads - Docrafts
Thank you message is from a scrapbook kit that I ve had for ages got it from qvc
Gold card - from my bits and bob box
Horse stamp - High Hopes
Coloured in with promakers

Sunday, 11 April 2010

Just Magnoila - THEME PUNCH IT

For this weeks challenge it was to use our punches so I decied to add a punch circle

Paper - cardmaking and papercrafts magzine
Punches - Woodware and Hobbycraft
Flowers - Chairty shop
Yellow flowers - Hobbycraft
To colour image in I used Skaura pens and some colouring pencils from QVC , as this was done before I found promakers which I am in LOVE with !!!!

Thursday, 8 April 2010

grandpa's father's card

For this card I ve just used some bits and bobs up , have done 3 father's day cards so far only another 27 to go lol
Topper is from a old b day card
Matt - QVC
Paper - my bits and bob box
Message - docrafts march goodie bag

My Tim To Craft - ON THE SPOT

Decied to do a father's day card for my card but put grandpa as the word instead as thought ppl like to buy father's day cards for granpa's to

For this card I ve used
Stamp - country boy - from wiff of joy - stamp swap on crafters companion
Paper - cardmaking and papercrafts magzine
Ribbon - docrafts - all from the march goodie bag
Bows - docrafts - all from the march goodie bag

Message - docrafts - all from the march goodie bag

To colour the image in I used promakers

Tuesday Taggers - A TAG

This week at Tursday Taggers we had to make a tag and it has been sponsered by
Georgina at

To make my tag I used a old tag  I had lying around so already had the background on it done for me, then I just revamped it with Anita's butterfly sticker , flowers - docrafts and also the brads.
Message - Daisy and Dandelion
Ribbon - docrafts

Tuesday, 6 April 2010

Create 4 Fun Challenge week 14

For this card I decied to use some nice spring colours this has to be my fave colour as most my clothes are in this shade lol

Items used

Paper - Docrafts
Ribbon - QVC
Gems - The Range
Flowers - Petaloo
Message - Lakeland
Stamp - Forever Friends

Sketch Saturday 3rd April

This week Sketch is sponsered by Create Your Own

Items I ve used are

Paper - From cardmaking and papercrafts magzines
Mint Matt - QVC
White Matt - My bits and bobs box
Message - Lakeland
Gems - Local chairty shop
To colour image in promakers
Image - Love Tag  - from Funstamps

Totally Gorjuss - challenge - 24 Sketch

This week is sponsered by Joanna Sheen

For this sketch I decied to use greens for my main colour

Items used
Green background - scrapbook kit QVC
Matts - QVC
Ribbon - QVC
Message - QVC
Matt for the horse image was done on the cuttlebug.
Gems - Hobbycraft , coloured in using promakers.
Horse image is from a craft swap I take part in on crafters companion unfortally I dont know who the stamp is made by.