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Monday, 31 January 2011

Totally Gorjuss - As You Like It

This week at Totally Gorjuss we had the them of As You Like It , which means to have things we like on our make.
The items I chose to be my like things are the cute house mouse image , flowers and gems .
And the sponser for the week is Fantastic Ribbons
Really hope I win as really could do with some more ribbon and it one of my main craft additctions lol

Items I ve used
Heart Paper - My stash      
Red Card - The Papermill
Flower - Peatloo
Brad - Hobbycraft
Gems - Docrafts
Image - House Mouse - stamp swap at crafters companion ,coloured withPm's  but it will be one that I will have to get

Winter Wonderland - Sentiments 4 you

At winter wonderland we had the theme of using a sentiment as the main part of the card.
I went for my lovely kanban woodland kit just love the these colours at the moment and the little owl just had to be used .
This week we are lucky enough to have 2 sponsers which are
simon says stamp and Senitments 4 you

Items used
Card , topper and border - Kanban
Pearls - Joanna Sheen
Pink Gems - Docrafts

Just Magnolia - Going Dotty

This week at Just Magnolia we had the theme of dots on our cards , which is about right for me as I am seem to be going very dotty this week or is that batty lol.

I really loved doing this weeks card as I got to use some of my fave paper stash.

Sponser for the week is jacobi nl

I have to admitt I did have trouble trying to decied what to put in the corner where the pearls ended up everything I tired just looked to big , so thank goodness for pearls lol.

Martha Stewart punch
Paper - my stash
Spellbinders die for the oval , inked round the edge
Ribbon - local chairty shop
Flowers - Wild Orchids
Pearls - Joanna Sheen
Tilda with roses - coloured with PM's

Sunday, 30 January 2011

The cuttlebug Spot - Inspire by adverts

At the cuttlebug spot we had the theme to be inspired by a advert and i was lucky to get the new flower fairy cd thought that was good image to sue with this week challenge.
Sponser for the week is simon says stamp

Items I ve used
Green card - The Papermill
White card - My stash - emobossed with the cuttlebug and chalk to add colour
Flowers - done on a punch , then embossed , coloured with pm's
Buttons - my stash
Flower fairy - crafters companion cd

and this is what gave me the idea

Crafty Creations - Lets Heat It Up

At crafty creations this week we had the theme of lets heat it up , so what better reason to use the lovely house mouse image of them eating chills .
Sponser for the week is whiff of joy stamps
with this lovely image

items I ve used
Red card - The papermill
Flowered paper - Magzine freebie
Image - House Mouse decoupage - Joanna Sheen
Gems - Docrafts
Glitter Glue - My stash

Tuesday, 25 January 2011


 At Just Magnolia this week we had this fun sketch to follow that Donalda had done for us .
As I am in spring mood at the moment I went for spring colours just wish it was spring .
Sponser for the week is the cutting cafe

Items used
Papers - magzine  freebie
Border sticker and brad - my stash
Message - lakeland
Buttons - the works
Flowers - petaloo
tilda - coloured with pm's and sakura pen for the lamb

Winter Wonderland - pink and purple

This week at winter wonderland we have a colour theme of pink and purple , so this was easy for me as I love this 2 colours but dont norm them togther .
Sponser for the week is Pink Gem Designs

Items used
Purple paper - my minds eye
Purple card - the papermill
message - lakeland
Flowers - craft time
Image - chit chat - by squiggle stamps - coloured with PM's

Totally Gorjuss - hot hot hot

At Totally Gorjuss this week we have the theme of hot hot hot , oh how I was for some hot weather .
Decied it was a good reason for me to use my flower fairy cd and it happens that the fairy I printed it wearing red so very good for the hot theme lol and even funnier that the sponser for the week is crafters companion which is where I got my cd from lol.

Items I ve used
Paper and topper - crafters companion flower fairy cd
red card - the papermill
chipbaord flowers - my stash coloured with pm's
glitter flowers -  craft time
Gems - docrafts

Sketch saturday - week 139

This is the sketch we have to play with this week from Sketch Saturday , so decied to use it to help me do a card order for a lad
Sponser for the week is Bugaboo stamps

Items I ve used
Red card - the paper mill
Cream card - my stash
Message - lakeland
Peel off and ribbon - docrafts
Image - the range

ABC Challenge - M for Magical

This week at ABC Challenge we had the letter M for Magical
And the sponser for the week is

with this fab prize

and for some reason the them of magical will make me go for faiers 9 times ouit of 10

items I ve used
Pearl purple paper - craftes comapanion
Purple card - the papermill
Lace and flowers - wild orchids
Pearls - Joanna Sheen
Image - stamp swap at crafters companion - coloured with Pm's

Crafty Creations - Its a bird thing

This week at crafty creations  we had the theme of birds and also the added challenge of having polka dots and green and I was very lucky to have at hand my kanban woodland kit which had a very cute birdy in it.
Sponser for the week is Whoopsie daisy designs

Items I ve used
Pink Paper - mazinge freebie
Lace - fabric land
Green paper - my minds eye
Gems - docrafts
Flower card , topper - kanban

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Totally Gorjuss - Cuddly

This week at Totally Gorjuss we had a great theme of cuddly , and thankfully I found this sweet image of a teddy bear and I dont know if its just me but I think teddy bears always fit the theme of cuddly well.
Sponser for the week is Simon Says Stamp

items I ve used
Purple card - the papermill
Marth stewart punch for the border
Gems - docrafts
Decoupage - My stash

Sketch Saturday - week 138

This week at Sketch Saturday we had this fun sketch to follow

And this weeks sponser is Bunny Zoe Crafts

For some reason I seem to be really bright colours think its my need for spring , but the sun has been out today so not all bad lol

Items I ve used
Image - Dacing Maggie - By Sugar Nellie - coloured with PM's
Papers - Magzine freebie
Ribbon - The Works
Flowers - Peatloo
Brads - Hobby Crafts

Just Magnolia - My Fave Things

At Just Magnolia this week we had the theme of my fave things and as I love xmas I thought I would use the challenge to get a scrapbook page done with all my fave things on it , what a hard life us crafters live lol.
Ok so my fave things are papers , ribbon , buttons , xmas and of course Tilda lol.

The sposner for the week is All That Scraps

items used
Tilda with wreath and Noel message - coloure with PM's
Papers - My Stash
Letters - K&company
Ribbon - Local chairty shop - so glad I help there as get some lovely goodies
Buttons - the works

Friday, 14 January 2011

Tuesday Taggers - Male Tag

At Tuesday Taggers this week we had the challenge of making a gift tag for a man , and as I am trying to get my tag stash back up it was a good chance for me to get one made for the men .

Items I used
Gold mirri - my stash  , then I embossed it with the dotty cuttlebug folder
Ribbon - local chairty shop
Image - The Range

My Time To Craft Challenge - week 123 - chocolate

This week at my time to craft challenge we had the theme of chocolate which could be the  colour , picture of chocolate , or sweets- cake , and me been greedy decied to go with all 3 lol.

Items used
Paper - my stash
Embossed with the cuttlebug dotty die folder
ribbon - local chairty shop
Images and message - kanban

Crafty Creations - new beginnings

At crafty creations this week we had the theme of new beginnings which could be new baby , new home anything to do with a new start really. And as I had some new Kanban to play with thought this image I found was great for a new home card.

I know I said I would break into new goodies untill my older items where used up , well it got broke when I ordered this new kit lol

Ok on to this weeks sponser which is PINK GEM DESGINGS

Items used
Topper , borders  and background card - Kanban
Gems - Docrafts
Purple paper - Crafters Companion

Monday, 10 January 2011

Totally Gorjuss - Its a sketch

At totally gorjuss this week we had a lovely sketch to follow

I am always glad when we have a sketch to follow as it helps the old mojo get moving as there are many times I just sit and look at my craft goodies and this what to do with them , sure we all get like that lol

And they have the fab Joanna Sheen as the sponser for the week

Items I used
paper - my minds eye
Gold mirri - my stash
Lace - fabric land
Sliver flowers - the works
brads - hobbycraft
Image is coloured with PM's and glitter glue , but unfortally dont know the name of the stamp as it was from a stamp swap on crafters companion

Create4fun - a sketch

This week at create4funchallenge we had this great sketch to follow
But me been on the silly side did my card the wrong way so hope it will still count , then me been extra daft decied to use the wrong shade of brown so ended up with a very odd coloured bunny finally got it ok after 4 different shades of brown mixed on it lol.

Ok enough rambling from me

they also have this fab prize up for grabs

So now on to the items I ve used
Papers , Mirri and Ribbon - my stash
Image - docrafts - coloured with PM's
Flowers - Wild Orchids
Gems - Docrafts

Our creattive corner

At our creative corner this week we had this little fellow as our inspriation which could be birds or the colours of the picture , so I decied to go with the colours as I dont have any bird stamps . Plus I am trying to be very good and use up my bits and bobs before I start on any new crafty bits , now sure how long that will last as its so tempeting to open up new things lol.

So onto the items I used for my card
Black card - the papermill , then embossed it with a cuttlebug folder , sanded it with a nail file
Red paper - my stash
Image - blowing bubbles by doicraft - coloured with PM's

I them sprayed it all with the shine spray from crafters compaion

Saturday, 8 January 2011

Crafters companion monthly blog - a sketch

This month at cc monthly blog we had this fun sketch to keep us busy

and a great prize from Sara of a £30 voucher

Items I ve used
Papers and Ribbon - My Stash
Teal card - The Paper Mill
Gems - Docrafts
Message - The Works
Image - From the tales of tom kitten cd

Just Magnolia - anything goes

This week at just magnolia we had the theme of anything goes which always gets my mojo going which is handy as I have nt had much mojo round lately . And I also had a card order to for a wedding with pink as the colour they wanted on the card , lots of it I may add lol , and I was lucky enough to of got a nice image from a stamp swap as crafters companion to use .

The sponser for this week is simon says stamp

And the items I ve used are
Papers - January freebie at crafters companion
Nestie die
Gems - docrafts coloured with pm's
Buttons - my stash
Tilda image - coloured with pm's

Winter Wonderland - Going dotty

At winter wonderland this week we had the theme of dotty , and when I came across this paper in my stash I could nt help but this this would just got perfect with the image I found.
And the sponser for the week is Polly craft

Items I ve used
paper - magzine freebie
Peel off - my stash
Image - Rock Idol - Sugar Nellie - coloured with PM's

Thursday, 6 January 2011

whooo hooo

Gor that feel good to be blogging again , have missed it so much. Dont get me wrong love christams and new year but the busy part of it all not so keen on . So here I am back to blogland :-) .
Hope you all have a good xmas and new year and I look forward to seeing you all in blog land :-)

My time to craft challenge

AT my time to craft challenge we had the theme of up in tha air , so I thought this sweet stamp image would fit the theme to a T .
Items I ve used
paper - my stash
Lace - fabric land
Pearls - docrafts
flowers - wild orchids
Image - birdie wedding - ezybells - coloured with pm's

The Cuttlebug Spot - inspiration

This week at the cuttlebug spot we had the theme of inspiration from a book so when I came across this sweet image of a deer I could nt help but think of bambi and been read it as a child .
Their sponser for the week is custom crops

Items I ve used
Cuttlebug embossing dotty folder to do the background on the card
Ink and ribbon - my stash
Topper a old postcard cut with a nesties die
Message - the works