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Sunday, 29 August 2010

Totally Gorjuss - XMAS IN AUGUST

This week at Totally Gorjuss we had the theme of xmas in August and with how the weather has been the last few days you cant be blamed for think winter was here.
Sposner for the week is cupids clear stamps

Items used
Card base - Kanban - aviable at QVC
Ribbon - American crafts
Message and red cards - my stash
Images - magzine freebie - coloured with Pm's and glitter glue

My 1st award yay

I have got my 1st blog award from Wendy at crafting purple crazy 

So as part of this award I must tell you why I started my blog and why I keep it going.

Ok I started this blog as I had friends who have raved about them so thought I would give it a go as like to try different sketches and colour themes , also love to see what other ppl come up with. Plus when mojo is a bit slow I find it helps get it going again.

And now why I keep it well I guess it because I am hooked on them cant seem to leave blog landalone for very long plus I like seeing what my friends come up with as well as making new friends and new craft goodies to try out.

Now its time to give this award to 10 of my fave blogs which is not a easy task

Linda -
Fiona -
Karen -
Von -
Bev -
Nicki -
Anne -

Sorry could only get 7 as my silly net wont play any more with the links

Saturday, 28 August 2010

Just Inspirational challenge - Rachel's sketch

This week at Just Inspirational challenge we were lucky to be set a sketch by rachel and nothing to trivy which I love as cant do tricky me lol.

And like some one else said on he a nice chance to get the papers out and play as I had some nice new xmas ones thoguht I would get them out for a good play.

This week they have crafty sentiments as thier sponser

Items used
Message and emboosed card - Kanban - kit on QVC
Papers - Dovecraft

Just Magnolia - A Dawny P sketch - week 70

At Just Magnolia we had the fun of doing one of Dawny P sketches

 And thier Sponser for the week is Quixotic Paperie

Items used
Patterend paper ,pink paper and message - Docrafts
Border Punch - MS
Ribbon - Laura Ashley
Lace sticker - Dovecraft
Gems - Local chairty shop
Image - coloured with PM's and glitter glue for tilda's crown

Winter Wonderland - ALL I WANT FOR XMAS

This week at winter wonderland we have the fun theme of ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS , So I thought the word PEACE was quiet a good thing to want at christmas but for me it would be to have my brother home for xmas but could nt find something in xmas stash to go with that them. Thankfully he'll be home in March so not long really with how are years go by. Sorry was rambling there , back to the challenge .

Thier sponser for the week is whimsy stamps

Items used
Paper,card,letter toppers - Kanban - QVC kit
Flowers - The Works

Thursday, 26 August 2010

Create 4 fun - Birthday

Thsi week at create4fun we had to do a birthday card which I love doing and as I got a few coming up would use this chance to get one done and also a break from xmas cards lol.

the prize for this week is this cute penny black stamp

Items used
Paper , card and ribbon - my stash
Image - Joanna Sheen  Ivory cats Cd
Gems and message - docrafts

Winter wonderland - walking in a winter wonder land

This week at winter wonderland we had the theme of walking in a winter wonderland , so hope I am in time for it and the what I ve used is ok for the theme.

Thier sponser for the week is Simon Says Stamp

Items used
Red card - the papermill
Embossed card - Kanban
Image - Popcorn the bear - crafters companion - coloured with PM's and glitter glue
Flowers - hobbycraft

Our Creative Corner - A Sketch

our creative corner we had this fun sketch to get our crafty thoughts going and as it was brown it gave me my colour choice lol and also to get another xmas card done .

Items used
Paper and card - my stash
Message - QVC
Ribbon - Laura Ashley
Gems - docrafts
Topper - a old xmas card cut using the a nestie die on the cuttlebug

Totally Gorjuss - A STAR

At Totally Gorjuss this week we had the theme of having a star on our card and yet again I have been saved by the stamp swap at Crafters Companion Forum YAY.

And the funny thing is they are the sponser for this weeks challenge lol
crafters companion

Items used
Card and paper - my stash
Flower topper- magzine freebie
Image - Kars Ollyfant Gilly - coloured with PM's
Message and star gem - docafts

glad to be back

Have so missed my blogging , but thankfully things have clamed down a bit so can get back into it so best go and start posting my enteries other wise will miss the deadlines . also want to try and get blog hoping some time soon again as love seeing what everyone gets up to.

Right off to do my enteries.

Thursday, 19 August 2010

The cuttlebug spot - Thinking of you

At The cuttlebug spot we had the theme of thinking of you , so decied to go with a simple theme on my card.
Sposner for the week is custom crops

Items used
Flower edge embossing folder
Message - hero arts stamp
Ink and chalk - my stash
Ribbon - docrafts
Pearls - Joanna Sheen - coloured with promaker

Tuesday Taggers - Boating or water

At Tuesday Taggers this week they had the theme of boating or water and as I was lucky enough to have this image come through my letter box from the stamp swap at crafters companion.

Items used

Card - The Papermill
Message - My stash
Paper - cut with MS pucnh
Image - Peg Leg Pete - High Hopes - coloured with Pm's
Buttons - the works

ABC Challenge - B is for BLUE

This week at ABC Challenge we had the letter B for BLUE , so as I seem to have alot of blue xmas stash lying round thought I would use some up for this challenge.

Sposner for the week is secret crafter

Items I ve used

Papers , stickers and baubles - docrafts
Xmas tree topper and message - kanban

Crafty Creations - Flutter Flutter

At crafty creations this week we had the theme of butterflys , and as I have these one from docrafts thought it was time they had a outing again.
Sponser for the week is Simon Says Stamp

Items used
Paper,Butterfly and Gems - Docrafts
Card - The Papermill
Topper - A old b day card

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

Totally Gorjuss and Create4Fun

Another combo of blogs for me
AQUA is the theme for Totally Gorjuss and create4fun had a fun sketch to follow

the prize from create4fun is this lovely stamp

And Totally Gorjuss had been sponsered by

Lilly of the valley

Items used
Papers and Ribbon - Docrafts
Image - Stampavie - coloured with PM's
Gem - My stash

Just Inspirational Challenge - My time craft challenge

This week have decied to yet again combine two challenges Glitter and Gliz for my time to craft challenge

And Faires or Princess for Just Inspirational Challenge  who also have a SWALK Stamp that Rachel has offered for the prize

Items used
Purple card - the papermill
Blue paper - Kanban
Snowflake punch - MS
Image - Pergamona fairy - coloured with PM's
Message and ribbon - my stash

Friday, 13 August 2010

Just Magnolia - A sketch by Dawny P

This week at Just Magnolia we had this fun sketch set by Dawny P to follow

And as this sketch made me think of dots thought I would use the chance to use up some xmas bits and bobs and also try my new xmas stamp out

And thier sponser for the week is

crafty sentiments

Items used
Papers - my stash
Ribbon - American crafts
Images - coloured with PM's

Winter Wonderland - TAG IT

 This xmasy week at Winter Wonderland we had the theme to make a TAG , will make sure I keep this one for some sepcial

And thier sponser for the week is Declicious Doodles

Items used
Ribbon - American Crafts
Green Card - DCWV
Embossed with snowflake with cuttlebug folder
Images - Docrafts
Snowflakes - MS Punch

Wednesday, 11 August 2010

My Time To Craft Challenge - Farm Fever - OINK ONIK

At my time to craft challenge we had the fun theme of farm fever , and I was lucky to enough to have this image given to me thought this was the perfect time to use it .

Items used
Card - The Papermill
Gold Edge card - My stash
Image - Local chairty shop
Message - The Range
Gems - Docrafts

Tuesday Taggers - sun sun oh where is the sun

This week at Tuesday Taggers we had the theme of Sunshine which always makes me think of yellow , so hence a very yellow card lol. Wish the sun would poke its head out in Dorset as it grey LOL.

Items used
Paper - My Mind's Eye
Vellum - Docrafts
Butterflys - Hobbycraft Punch
Brads - My Stash
Message - Crafters Companion August Freebie

Monday, 9 August 2010

Sparkles , Purples - JIC and Winter Wonderland

Decied to do a combo of blog challenges on this cards of
Just Inspirational Challenge
Winter Wonderland

The theme at JIC was purples , sparkles and Texture
And the theme for Winter Wonderland is Sparkle and Shine oh nealry forgot to say it had to be a easle card

Sposner for JIC is crafty sentiments
Sponser for Winter Wonderland is I did it creations

Items used
Toppers,card and message - Kanban at QVC
Snowflake Punch - MS
All the cards is slef embossed to hope that is ok for the texture part of JIC theme

Totally Gorjuss - Its a sketch

we had this sketch as our theme at
Totally Gorjuss
And as I have slowed down a bit on xmas cards thought I would use the challenge to help me get going again.
Their sponser for the week is Joanna Sheen who is offering a £10 voucher

Items used
Image - Darlene and Dexter by Malmet - coloured with PM's
Paper - my stash
Red card - DCWV
Cd and sticker - my bits and bobs box
Flowers - the works

Our Creative Corner

At our creative corner  this we we had the challenge we had the theme of some embossing on the card.
So thought I would dig out one of my xmas embossing folders and get another xmas card out the way.

Items used
Paper - dovecraft
Embossing folder - the cuttlebug
Snowflakes - MS corner punch
Topper - a old xmas card

using bits and bobs - sketch sat - week 115

This is the fun sketch we have from
sketch saturday

And their sponser for the week is Quixotic Paperie

Items used
Cd , Papers - my stash
Buttons - Local Chairty Shop
Age sticker - Antia's
Image - Goth Girl by Sugar Nellie - coloure with PM's

Create4Fun Challnge - week 32 - a sketch

At create4fun we had a sketch to follow
And there prize for the week is a Penny Black Stamp - Hook Line and Skiner
Thought this sketch would be good for helping me use some bits and bobs up of my xmas stash before I break into any new bits .

Items used
Papers - my stash
Stickers - docrafts
Topper - a old xmas card

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Crafty Creations - RUBY

This week at crafty creations we had the chose of 2 themes wedding or annivsary , so thought I best go with the theme of annivsary as I have a Ruby party to go to at the weekend and have been naughty and not made a card ossp .

This week they have some lovely stamps as a prize from Jaime

Items used
MS punches
Card - DCWV
Peel Off - My stash
Image - One of my Joanna Sheen Cd's sorry can't rember which one as printed it off ages ago

Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Tuesday Taggers - BLACK BLACK

This week at Tuesday Taggers we had the them of BLACK , and as I seem to think of black as more of boys theme thought I would combine it with some age cards I have to do for one of the chairty shops I help at .

Items used
Black and silver card - The papermill
Punch strips - MS punch
Image - The Range
Peel off - my stash

My Time To Craft Challenge - CAKE

This week at my time to craft we had the theme of cake or drink , or we could combine the 2 , I decied to go with cake for my card.

Items used
Image - Snoejes Birthday - by Marianne Designs - coloured with PM's
Papers and card - My stash
Sticker - Also my stash
Gems - Docrafts

Monday, 2 August 2010

Just Magnolia - Week 66 - A Bev sketch

At Just Magnolia we had this fun sketch by Bev for us to follow this week
Decied as its been so hot again would use some hot colours and also combine it with a card order.
Sponser for the week is
crafts u love

Items used
Papers and card - My stash
Punch on strip - MS
Flowers - Hobby  Craft
Age Stickers - Anita's
Image - Tilda with flowers coloured with PM's

Winter Wonderland - NO DESIGNS PAPERS

This week at Winter Wonderland we had the the challenge of no DP , which got the old brain cells going so thought I know what about my embossing folder and my new MS punch .
Thier sponser for the week is Sassy Studio Designs

Items used
Snowflake Embossing folder - The cuttlebug
Snowflake corner punch - MS
Chalk on card - my stash
Message - Lakeland
Topper - My stash
Gems - Docrafts

Baby baby and sketch sat

Have used this sketch
sketch saturday and the theme of baby baby at Totally Gorjuss
I seemed to end up with a very zangy bright baby card not sure what my mojo was on lol

Sponser for sketch saturday is the craft barn
Sponser for Totally Gorjuss is Meyer Imports

Items used
Papers - Docrafts
Image - Teddy Bear from Anita's - coloured with PM's
Message - My stash
Flowers - Hobby Craft

Our Creative Corner - Summer xmas

At Our Creative Corner they had the them of xmas in July so guess my card is really christmas in August as I am a bit late with mine lol.

Items used
Topper and card - Kanban
Snowflakes - MS Punch
Star Gems - Docrafts