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Friday, 30 September 2011

Try It On Tuesday - Alter it - child hood book

Well it altered art week at Try It On Tuesday and this time they wanted us to alter something from a book we liked as child - well mine is because I used to get my Grandma read me a 101 Dalmatians about 3 times before I would finally go to sleep.
So as its alter art week it means the sponsor for the week is The Craft Barn  who are offering a £15 voucher.

Before pic

and after unfortally the paper in the kit did nt have dotty paper - so hope I can away with what I have done for the challenge - mind you they did have other dogs in 101 Dalmatians to help look for the puppies lol.

Items are all from a deocpatch  kit that I got from Hobby craft - had so much fun getting messy doing this

Wild Orchids Challenge - Make it Sparkle with stars

Well its that time again for another challenge from Wild Orchid Challenge and this time they want us to have sparkle with stars so that meant they wanted us to have stars , glitter and bling. Lovely combo of things to use there I say .

And they have a treat for us this week of 2 sponsors who are
Lilly of the valley who are offering a £10 voucher to use on their site and the other sponsor is
Wild Orchids Crafts with this fab prize

OK so pic time of my card I guess

Items used
paper - my stash
Christmas Humphrey decoupage - crafters companion
Glitter glue - hobby craft
Gems - docrafts
And of course the lace is Wild Orchids

Sunday, 25 September 2011

Less Is More - week 34 - a sketch

Well this week is a little bit more the quiet from for us limettes as no target to reach just a nice sketch from Chrissie and Mandi at Less Is More , so here is the sketch and my card.


Yet again not many items used
topper and message - forever friends topper kit - docrafts
corners - Anita's

Totally Gorjuss - Birds of a feather

Over at Totally Gorjuss they wanted us to have birds on cards and feathers if we had them , unfortally I don't have any feathers - but do have a bird stamp which I love using lots at the moment, ossp before I ramble away best let you know who the sponsor is .
Lilly of the valley

Items used
brads and papers - docrafts
stamp - hero arts - birds and branches - pink promarker on the flowers and gems - my stash

Try It on Tuesday - Wonderful world

This time at Try It On Tuesday they wanted us to chose something that made life wonderful to us , well I think mother nature is pretty wonderful , so my card has flowers on as they are one of my fave things in nature .

Items used
Papers - papermaina
ribbon - wild orchids
stamp - la Blanche - wild orchids

Crafty Creations Challenges #136 Fablous Faries

Well what a lovely theme this is that Crafty Creations Challenges have given us of Fairies and also we have a fab sponsor Lilly Of the valley who are offering a £10 voucher to use on their site.

Item used
paper - docrafts
message - from a old birthday card
spellbinders scalloped oval die
Glitter glue and decoupage - my stash

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Less Is More - card 3

So here is card 3 for Less Is More
Items used
Black card - the paper mill
Horse stamp - Anita's - inked with silver ink my stash
Sliver card - also my stash.

As  Don't like odd numbers might have to see if I can get card 4 done or maybe some more lol.
If your like me and love clean and simple cards why don't you come and join us and help us limetts get to a 1000

Less Is More - card 2

OK here is card 2 and what I ve used for Less Is More
Items used
Stamp - men shirts - my stash - coloured with Tim Holtz distress ink and colouring pencil - my stash - promarker.

Less Is More - Antyhing goes - lets make it a 1000

OK not going to right much as have another 2 cards to blog for this challenge over at Less Is More . well Chrissie and Mandi have set the bar high by having a Anything goes challenge and the add part is they would like us to try and beat a 1000 posts , I have done 3 cards so hope that will get us nearer that mark .

OK so here is my 1st entry
Items used
Stamp - Hero Arts - birds and branches - inked with Tim Holtz distress ink and then coloured with red promarker and a few gems.

Winter Wonderland - Girly Christmas

So over at Winter Wonderland they wanted us to do a girly Christmas card , meaning the a image of a girl had to be on our project, so of course I went for Tilda as just love these stamps .
We also have a treat this week of 2 sponsors who are
Sentiments 4 you who are offering a $10 voucher to use on their site and the other sponsor is
Whimsy Stamps who are giving a $15 voucher to use on their site.

Right on to my card and the goodies I have used on it
OK so the goodies I have used are
Kanban - reindeer card
Paper - docrafts
Ribbon - hobby craft
Gems - docrafts again
Message - my stash
Tilda with wreath - Sir Stampalot - coloured with promarkers

Totally Gorjuss - Nothing Square About Me

Well its time for another gorjuss theme over at Totally gorjuss this time they wanted us to do a card that was not square and lucky for me had some scalloped rectangle cards hidden away , But will say I do love my square cards so did find it odd not doing one lol.

So onto this week sponsor who is Simon Says Stamp who are offering $10 to spend on the site.

Sorry to say not much used on the card as everything expect the gems are from Kanban - Cats Kit - QVC - the Gems are from Docrafts

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Less Is More - Seeing Double

OK so guess it time for another lovey challenge over at Less Is More and yet again Mandi and Chrissie have got my mojo going , but just one card as my arm is still been naughty and wont let me do much so add sorry for not visiting as my of your blogs as I would like to , hope by next week can do more.
Silly me have not even told you what the theme is well its seeing Double , so I decided to do a bit of masking on my card to get 2 images, so love the stamp I ve used.

Items used
well not very much lol
Tilda - Elephant
 stamp - coloured with PM's
Was nt sure if a message was needed or not so let me know what you think - thanks :-)

Try It on Tuesday - tag week - dig out the old

So yet again the title gives the theme away at Try It On Tuesday so they wanted us to do a tag with a stamp that we had nt used for ages . Well I dont know about you but I have a few of those as think that be ncie for that yet some else crops up so it dose nt get used . Well the stamp I got to do kids cards with but did nt happen as got a Cd that I liked more lol.

Ok so here is my tag
Item used
tag - hobby craft
paper - from my bits and bobs box
dollie - wild orchids
messgae - my stash - coloured with a promarker
stamp - docrafts - coloured with promarker and some gems - docrafts

Wild Ochids Challenge Blog - Christams Sketch

So this is the fun sketch they wanted us to follow with a Christmas theme on it over at

Wild Orchids Challenge and they of course had a fab prize for us from Wild Orchids Crafts

So guess its at the that point for me to show my card and say what i used lol

Items used
Green  and red card - the paper mill
lace and flowers - wild orchids
House mouse decoupage - Joanna Sheen
Glitter Glue - my stash

Totally Gorjuss - Its a man thing

This time at Totallt Gorjuss they wanted to do a card for the boys which I always say is handy as I am always running low on them so it helps when I blog gives a male theme as challenge as it makes me make one lol.
Yet again we have a fab sponsor for the week which is Crafters Companion who will get a £10 voucher to use on thier site.

For some reason when I do a man's card I find them eaiser to do if I keep them clean and simple not just that really love doing clean and simple cards makes a ncie change for me now and then.
Ok I ll get on and tell you whar I used
A spellbinder die
Coradtions card stock which I embossed and sanded
Message is from my stash
Decoupage - the range

Winter Wonderland - Santa is coming to town

Well as you might of guess from the title it a Santa card or project they want over at Winter Wonderland and of course as I had some Humphrey Decoupage to play with I thought this was just the right image for this week challenge , oh before I ramble on to much I ll let you know who the sponsor is and what the prize from them is .
Delicious Doodles who are giving 3 digi stamps as the prize

Osssp naughty me nearly forgot there are 2 sponsors this week so the 2nd one is
Crimson Cloud who are offering this stamp as the prize
Right I think that's everything so on to my card and what I ve used

Decided to go with a easel card as have nt done one for a while .
So the items I ve used are
Green card - the paper mill
Gems - docrafts
Snowflake folder - on the cuttle bug which I chalked - papermaina
Decoupage - Humphrey - Crafters companion
Message - my stash

Just Magnolia - Its sketch time

So here is the lovely sketch that Bev has done us to play with at

Just Magnolia
And they have given us a right treat this week with two sponsors who are
Craft Sentiments who are offering 2 stamps from their site as the prize
and the other sponsor is
Stamping Scrapping whoa re offering the winner a magnolia stamp of their choice as well as surprise prize worth$30

So here is what I ve used to make my card
8x8 card which I covered with green card - the paper mill
ink my stash
spellbinder dies scalloped circles and grand scalloped square
ribbon and message - my stash
Tilda on gift coloured with promakers and sitckles glitetr glue

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Less Is More - Metallic

Yes its that time again that us Limettes come out to play and play with the fab theme that Chrissie and Mandie have given us again at Less Is More which this week is Metallic . Which meant they wanted us to have a metal look on out card or use some metal charms ect.

I did a bit of both on my card , sorry to say only one card from me this week , not because I did nt like the theme loved the theme but my arm is been naughty this week so have to keep resting it , which is right pain when I need to get some more work done , maybe if I leave the house work for a while could do more cards next week lol.

Items used
Mirr card - the range - which I embossed on the cuttlebug with a snowflake folder
metal flowers - the works
brads - hobby craft

Try It On Tuesday - Monochrome

This time at Try It On Tuesday they wanted us to give Monochrome a go , instead of going with black and white I deiced to do shades of purple even thought part of it looks pink I promise you it is Purple silly camera and light lol.
So as its a card week it means the sponsor is One Stop Cards who are giving a £10 voucher to use on their site.

Items used
Tim Holtz - Milled Lavender - Distress Ink
Dark purple ink - my stash
stamp - Anita's
Buttons - Wood ware

Totally Gorjuss - Its a sketch

Well its a sketch week at Totally Gorjuss so here is the sketch
Oh before I forget the sponsor for the week is Joanna Sheen who is giving a £10 voucher to use on her site.

so onto a picture of my card and what I ve used , sorry for not saying much tonight but so shattered and finding it hard to type with my silly arm
Item used
Patterned card and topper - kanban woodland kit - QVC
Purple paper and ribbon - my stash
MS punch
Gems - docrafts

Card 2

Well I just had to do another card with Humphrey for the CC Monthly Blog Challenge as love doing Christmas cards Esp with Humphrey , hope to play some more with it at the weekend .

So here is my 2nd entry
Items used
Grand Scallop dies
Messages - my stash
Red card - the paper mill
Mirri card - The range
Humphrey Decoupage - Crafter's Companion

Crafter's Companion Monthly Challenge - Christmas Wishes - card 1

Over at CC Monthly Blog Challenge they have asked us to do a Christmas card , well of course I had to go with Humphrey as he is just so cute. And as always we have the fab Sara with a great prize of a £30 voucher to use on her site . So here is my 1st go
Items used
paper - TK - Cd
Cuttlebug snowflake embossing folder - inked with Tim Holtz distress ink
Message - my stash
Humphrey Christmas decoupage - crafters companion