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Monday, 31 May 2010

Tottally Gorjuss - wings

This week at totally gorjuss - wings , really loved this weeks theme of wings as it gave me the chance to use my tinker bell image that I got from the stamp swap at crafters companion

Items on card
Paper - my mind's eye
Image and message - EK Success , coloured with promakers and sakura sliver pen
Ribbon - American crafts
Gems - Papermania

Sketch Sat - week#105

At sketch sat#week105 we had a sketch with lots of waves on it , so I decied to use my purple cow trimmer and then highlighted it with a cold sakura pen , there sponser for this week is The Craft Barn

Items used on card
Stamp - end of summer
Paper - freebie from a magzine
Lace - Laura Ashley
Pearls - Mark Richards got them from Joanna Sheen

Saturday, 29 May 2010

Tuesday taggers - Man!

As I ve just recvied another father's day card order thought i would combine it with the challenge at tuesday taggers - man card and this week they are sponsered by the craft barn

For this weeks card I ve used
Paper - DCWV
Spotty Paper - Papermania
Image - Joanna Sheen Cd , Jane Nettly Mayhew part 2
Button - my button jar
Message - my bits and bobs box

my time to craft challnege

This week at my time to craft - vivid so off I went looking through my scrapbooking papers as love cutting them up for cards as well as using for scrapbook pages.

On my card I ve used
Paper - K&Company
Image and message - Summer's Sweetness , coloured with promakers
Gems - Local chairty shop

Just Magnolia - Hot and Spicy

To make my card fit for the theme of hot and spicy at magnolia - hot and spicy I went for oranges and red oh and some yellow lol
They are kindly sponsered this week by quixotic paperie
Items used on card
Paper - Papermania
Ribbon - Laura Ashley
Message -Lakeland
Flowers and Gems - Papermania

Crafty Creations - them my fave stamp

At crafty creations - fave stamp we were asked to use our fave stamp and my fave also seems to be what ever I got thats new lol
They are kindy sponsered by Bugaboo stamps

For my card I ve used
Paper , Ribbon , Buttons - my bits and bobs box
Image - Onion stamp byt docrafts , coloured with pencils as dont have the grey promaker as yet!!! lol
Message - done on my laptop
Shapes cut on my cuttlebug using nestablities

Friday, 28 May 2010

Girls day out

For this scrapbook page I ve decied to use all my grandma's fave colours , this was one of girlie days out while my grandma stayed with my mum

create 4 fun challneg

This week at create4funchallneg - vinatge
For my vintage card I decied to use a Joanna sheen cd as her images are so lovely

items on my card
Image - Joanna Sheen cd - Boutique
Purple paper - my mind's eye
Flower paper - Papermania
Message - K&company
Gems - Papermania

our creative corner - a sketch challenge

This week at our creative corner skecth I decied to use this sketch for a father's day card as still got a few more to do.

Items used
background and green paper - k&company
Gold card - QVC
Image - Jane Nettly Mayhew part 2 cd
Gems - papermania
Message - on the laptop


This week we had the letter V for Vintage at V for Vintage at ABC Blog and they are sponsered by tickle pink stamps

As it seem there are couple of blogs doing vintage I thought I would use my bits and bobs up from the other card I did on this one , save some pennies as I got some new craft goodies due any day :-)

items used
Purple paper - my mind's eye
Flower paper - papermania
Gems - papermania
Images - Joanna Sheen Boutque Cd
Flowers - papermania
Lace - Laura Ashley

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

winter wonderland - a sketch

This week we had the challenge of a sketch to follow at winter wonderland and they are kindly sponsered by Simon Says Stamp

Items on my card
Paper - Papermania
Gold card - QVC
Message and Topper - Kanban
Ribbon - Papermania

Sketch Sat - Week 104 - 22nd may

If your stuck on you mojo then check this out sketch sat week 104  and they have a lovely sponser Whimsy Stamps

My attempt for this week sketch I ve gone with a father's day card as I ve got bit behind on my order osssp.

items used on card
Red and stripped paper - crafters companion
Black card - my bits and bobs box
Image - man's shirt by fun stamps
Message - done on laptop
Ribbon - Laura Ashley

Totally Gorjuss - Bling!!!

This week at TOTALLY GORJUSS - BLING IT   and they are kindly sponserd by crafters companion
For my card I went for pinks and purples not sure why but keep been drawn to these colours

Items used on card
Background paper - K&company
Purple card - QVC
Glitter card - DCWV
Flowers and Gems - Papermania
Message- done on laptop
Image - off the net - personal use only and coloured with promakers

Friday, 21 May 2010


This we had the theme of challenge92-under the weather
For my card I decied to go with a get well card and cats as I love cats
Items used
Ivory cats cd for the image - from Joanna Sheen
Cream card for mattering - my bits and bob box
Message - a JS Cd
Lace - Laura Ashley coloured with promakers to match in with the card
Gems - Papermania

Now have the right pic for this challenge was nt with it when 1st time did this , will teach me not to do things when dopey lol


This week we re give the theme of celebration or encouragement so if you fancy a go click here challenge 68#-encouragement / celebration
For my card I went for the theme of a one year old b day as been told that a big thing to celebrate not that I can rember that far back lol

Items used
Paper - my bits and bobs box
Message - crafters companion boys cd
Ribbon - yet again my bits and bobs box
Image - Callum sugar nellie
Which I coloured with promakers

forgot to say there are sponsered by

Thursday, 20 May 2010 testing

Wednesday, 19 May 2010


If your stuck for a man's card then pop pver to as the DT cards there will bound to get your mojo going again.

Decied for my card I would use some new decoupage I got couple of week ago
Items used
Decoupage image - Anita's
Message - my bits and bob box
Paper - Papermania

sketch saturday 15th may

This week at they are kindly sponsered by

For my cards I found this cute puppy stamp in my stamp swap pile that I take part in on crafters companion

Items used
Flowers - Papermania
Paper - a mix from my bits and bobs box
Image - Dog and flowers stamp from wild rose studios
Coloured with promkaers
Lace - Laura Ashley
Message - Lakelend

Create4Fun Challenge - sketch

This week at we had a sketch to follow , unfortally I made a bit of mistake and did nt do my border the right way so had to roate mine.

Items used on my card
Popcorn the bear from crafters companion , backing paper and border
Message - done on the laptop
Button - the works

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Magnolia - girls

This week at we were given the theme of girlie cards something I love doing and they are sponsersed by

So of course my colours for the card ened up been pink and purple with flowers

items used for my card
Paper - magzine freebie
purple card my bits and bobs box
Ink - lakeland
message - lakeland
glitter on wings - stickles
Flowers the works


This week at we had the theme of snow and they are very nicley sponsered by

For my card I thought I would go for popcorn the bear again as he just so sweet

items for my card are from

Image popcorn the bear stamp from crafters companion
coloured with promakers
and also some glitter glue from stickles
paper my bits and bob box
message old stamp
snowman pucnh hobbycraft
ribbon my bits and bob box


This week at Crafters companion we were given a hidden secert sketch to do so if you fancy a go click here

for my card I ve used
Popcorn the bear men's cd from crafters companion , also the same for the backing paper
Topper is a freebie from a magzine that I got ages ago
Ribbon the works
Star Gem - local chairty shop
Message inside small card done on the laptop


This week at we were give the theme of round and they are sponsered by

To get my round theme I chose buttons and some circle dies

items are from
paper - K&company
Image is off the net personal use only
button the works
image coloured with promakers

Monday, 17 May 2010

girls day out and marwell zoo

Well I had a lovely weekend with my grandma and mum driving round the new forest , even topped it off by having a ice cream , then today's fun was going to marwell zoo with my friend .

Friday, 14 May 2010

my time to craft challenge - TOO CUTE

This week at we were give the lovely theme of too cute.

When I was going through my craft stash I could nt help but use this cute image of puppies and then the idea of using my stamps with a dog and paw prints had to be used to.

Items used
Stamps - anita's
Image - JS Cd 2 Jane Nettley Mayhew
Inks  - ink it up
Blue card - my bits and bob box
Silver paper - crafters companion
Message - done laptop

Crafty Creations - around the world

This week at crafty creations we were give the theme around the world so if you fancy a go check there site out

And its been sponsered this week by

For my around the world theme i chose a elephant

items used
Image and backing paper are from cupcake crafting cd animal anitics
Gold mrirr card - QVC
Message - done on laptop


This week at we had the letter U for Unsed Stash
And they are sponsered by

Have has this stamp since last weel and had forgotten about it till now .

Items used
Image - Dandelion goes fishing by docrafts
Paper - my bits and bobs box
Peg - also my bits and bobs box
To colour image promakers
Message done on my laptop

Thursday, 13 May 2010


This week at we were given a sketch to follow
As the sketch was pink it helped me chose my colour theme

items used

Paper - k&company
Ribbon - bits and bobs box
Image - Jemmia puddle duck from the crafters companion beatrix potter cd
Flower gems - local chairty shop
Flowers - pappermania
gems in flowers - pappermania
message my bits and bob box


This week at we had the theme of any anniversary which we could do for our own or some we knew , so have combined mine with a order

Have had this image for a while from a stamp swap I take part in on crafters companion , but never had the right theme to use it for untill now.

Image - Jack and Ginger by Mo Manning
Coloured with promakers
papper - Pappermanina
Message - my bits and bob box
Layout for card I got from pappercarfts and cardmaking magzine

Tuesday Tagger - OUT OF COMFORT ZONE

This week at Tuesday Taggers we were asked to do something we wouldnt normally do , so if you fancy a go have a peek at

For my out of comfort zone , I did a card with masking on it and also stamped straight onto the card which I never done before as I always make a mistake , this card took me 4 trys to do so will only do this again for specal cards.

Items used
White card - the paper mill
Wesite stamp - little clare
coloured with promkaers
message done on the laptop

And yes I know westie are meant to be white but it just did nt look right so coloured them in and in my book in the world of craft i see no rules for colour lol

Wednesday, 12 May 2010

Sketch Saturday 8th may

I have made this card using sketch saturday blog so if you fancy a go take a peek at

For my card I decied to use browns and creams , fairly pleased with how its turnt out as its not norm colours i would pick for a card.

Items used
Image - Matilda's hat by Little Claire
coloured with promakers
Paper - Pappermaina
Flowers - Pappermaina
Message - Lakeland
Gems - Papermania

Totally Gorjuss - PINK AND GREEN

This week at we were given the theme of pink and green , so I thought I just had to play with my new stamp from the hugs and kissed range from pappermania .

Items used
paper - k&company
Ribbon - The Works
Gems - Papermaina
Image - Papermaina , Hugs and Kisses range piggy
coloured with promakers
Message - Lakeland

craft mess

and this is meant to be a bed lol , but also seems to be good for craft storage lol

I have seen some of you bloggers out there posting pics of your craft rooms , so thought I would show mine sorry but as you prob guess from the title its a mess lol , just cant seem to craft without a good mess and if I tidy to much I find I cant find stuff lol
Hoping to get it revamped soon as soon as the bed goes

Sunday, 9 May 2010

Just Magnoila - IT TAKES 2

As I had a congrats wedding card order to do I thought that this magnolia image was perfect for this as well as the challenge on at
And the added bouns is there been sponsered by

items I ve used are  :

white card - kanban
emboosed with cuttlebug
Ribbon - laura ashley
stones - pappermania
message - my bits and bob box and also the black card

Winter Wonderland - CUTE CREATURES

When we were giben the theme of cute creatures at  I just could nt help myself from using popcorn the bear - from crafters companion
This week is sponsered by

Items used
Paper - one off many of my crafters companion cd's sorry cant rember which one as printed it last year but never got round to using it lol
Image - popcorn the bear , coloured with promakers
Paper stripe - my bits and bobs box
Bows - also my bits and bobs box
Message - Lakeland

Friday, 7 May 2010

crafty creation - magical

This week at crafty creations we were give the theme magicla if you fancy a go click here
And the prize this week is from

I went to the range on Wednesday and found a lovely 12 x 12 paper pack that fitted this theme just fine as well as the new decoupage I got.

Items used
Paper - DCWV - Once upon a time
Image - Fairy Tale - by Antia's

Sorry picutre is nt very good tried several time but this is the best of them

was thinking of adding a bow of something to it but when I layed it on there it did nt look right , took away from the pretty paper hence a quiet plain card

MAy order

Some card orders for work

items used on this card are all from the miss Tiggy Winkle Cd aviable at crafters companion , ribbon my bits and bob box same as the letters

this one has
flower image a js cd sorry cant rember which one
borders - beatric potter cd
message my bits and bobs box
gems - paperpmaina

Did do more but wont bore you with them lol

Tuesday, 4 May 2010

MY Time To craft challenge - STARS AND SWIRLS

This week we had the theme of stars and swirls at

This them for some reason made me think of birthdays and cakes not sure why lol

items used
Image - SU - Crazy 4 cupackes
Blue card - local chairty shop
Paper - docrafts
To colour image promakers
Star gems - local chairty shop

crafters companion - ONE COLOUR

This week at we were only allowed one colour on the card but we coloud have different shades of that colour

Items used
Paper - my bits and bobs box
Ribbon - the works
Image - geranium by little Claire
coloured with promakers

sketch saturday - 1st May

If you fancy playing or your mojo is stuck then check this sketch out at

Yay got another's fathers day card out the way

items used

Paper - docrafts
blue card - local chairty shop
Message - docrafts
Image - old birthday card
Gems - local chairty shop

Totally Gorjuss - In stiches

This week at we had the theme of stitches.
For my effort I thought I would go with a kris cross stitch done with a black pen

Items used
Paper and message is from the monthly freebie on crafters companion
Image - is from
coloured with promakers