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Thursday, 31 January 2013

flower bag

Well its anything but a card this week from Crafty Creations Challenge , so I thought to complete my things for my mum's mother's day items might as well as do a bag.
And the sponsor for the week is Guylou's Ininitalbity Store

Hobby Craft - bag
paper - from my stash
Crafter's Companion - core'dations , spellbinder rolled flower die , e-craft to cut the leaves and pink glitter spray
WOC - the roses

tatty stars

Well its still about shapes and this week is stars for the theme from The Cuttlebug Spot and the sponsor for them is Pinnacle Crafts

So here is what I have come up with
To make my card I used
patterned paper - docrafts - which I used to help cut the card into a different shape also the tatty teddy stickers
crafter's companion - the e-craft to cut the stars and ebosser and Darice folder
promarker to colour the stars from my stash

Hearts for mum

As we are allowed to make anything as long as it fits in with the theme from Try It On Tuesday , thought I would make a tag for my mum's mother's day as we had to have a heart or hearts in my case on out work to go with valentine coming soon , but as I don't do valentine thought you can have hearts for anyone to show love and what better than getting ready for mother's day.

So here is my tag and items used
My stash for the paper and wool trim
crafter's companion - core'dations and e-craft to cut the hearts
hobby craft - for the letters
woc - flower trim

Teddy bear and flowers

This fortnight at Wild Orchid Challenge its a anything goes theme , so thought I would get on and my mum's mother's day , yes I know it not for a while but rather get it done and not have to rush last mine , just got to remember where I have hidden it LOl.
And it also means that the sponsor is WOC who will give the winner a £15 voucher

Goodies used
Crafter's Companion - mulberry wood card kit for the card and topper , e-craft to cut the heard
WOC - flower trim and small and big roses
Tim Holtz - spun sugar ink pad for a hint of colour on the flowers

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

3 2 1 with Joanna

Yes is a 3 2 1 theme this fortnight from Joanna Sheen Challenge which means that its
3 papers
2 embellishments
1 image
And it also means there is a £15 voucher up for grabs to spend on Joanna's site

So here is what I have come up with
Joanna's Sheen - Enchanted Dreams Cd for the papers and topper
Fantastic Ribbon - the ribbon
The craft barn - pearls

So that equals 3 papers from the CD , the 2 bit is the ribbon and pearls and the 1 part is the topper

LIM - sketch wk

Yep you guessed right its time for a sketch and clean and simple one it must be so if you fancy a go then pop over to
Less Is More

And this time I have done 2 cards , so think my mojo is coming back to
so here is card 1
Items used
papers and mint card - SU
message done on the lappy and finally some hearts from my stash
Card 2
Items used
paper and stamp oh and ink - SU
Message and promarker from my stash
Not sure about the tree one think my paper should of been thinner

My Daddy

Yes I am back again with . yes another scrapbook page to play along with
Sketch Saturday and the sponsor for them is Stamp Fairy who will give the winner $10 voucher

And finally onto my page and items used
Papers - 1st edition vintage Christmas
fantastic ribbon - for the buttons
docrafts - twine
spellbinder die for my journalling and promarker from my stash to make fake stichting

Flowers anyone

Well yet again my title has given away the theme and yes its flowers , so come and join in over at Totally Gorjuss and they have two fab sponsors for us who are
The Ribbon Girl who will give one winner £10
and the other sponsor is
Buagboo Stamps who will give the other winner $21 to spend on the site

Goodies used
JS - card base
Crafter's Companion - toread card kit for the patterned card , topper and message
Peatloo - flowers
The craft barn - pearls

Me and you

This time its all about 2 , but the 2 had to be 2 animal , 2 people of one of each , so if fancy giving that a go then pop over to Winter Wonderland and the sponsor for them is Crafter's Companion who I always buy more than one item Lol.

So here is my card and goodies used
Crafter's companion - mulberry wood card kit for the topper , card and border oh and the message
My stash - for the ribbon

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Take two wellies

Its all about the number two over at Crafty Creations Blog , so that could be 2 images , ribbon , paper anything as long as its 2 and 2 of the same thing.
And the sponsor for this week is A Creative Need Digital Stamps and the winner will get those choose 3 images.

So here is my take 2 card
Items used
Papers , stamp and message are all from stampin up and I used promarkers to colour the wellies in.

All about Squares

So its all about shapes still at The Cuttlebug Spot and this time they have chosen square or squares in my case and they are going to have surprise prize for this week.

Card base from my stash
purple card and brads - docrafts
embossed on my ebosser from crafter's companion
message done on my lappy
pearl from my stash
flowers - peatloo

Simple baby grows

Its all about keeping it simple this week at Totally gorjuss , will say it dose make a nice change from doing fancy cards all the time , but talking of fancy they have a fancy sponsor this week who is Crafter's Companion who will give the winner a £10 voucher .

Items I used
Card blank from my stash
Lemon centura pearl card - crafter's companion
Baby grow roller stamp and ink from stampin up
message from Anita's and yellow ink on that was from my stash.

Saturday, 19 January 2013

Vintage Deer

Well its very much like a winter wonderland here in Dorset , so just right for playing along over at
Winter Wonderland and this time they wanted to see some vintage works , I am sorry to say yes I went down the road of browns and creams , but there is a hint of red in it .

They have a lovely sponsor this week who is Wild Rose Studio who will give the winner 2 stamps.

Crafters companion - spellbinder dies , core'dations and ebosser
Tim Holtz inks
Stampin up - deer stamp and message
Hobby craft - wooden snowflakes
Do crafts - brads
Oh and Promarker to edge the mat for the stamp

The Stocking Bag

Well I am back again with another scrapbook page , this time I am entering it into Sketch Saturday and this it the sketch we have
And now on to the sponsor and my page and items I used
Well the sponsor is
Bunny Zoe Crafts who will give the winner a £10 gift certificate

Drum roll please lol , my page
Items used
Papers - first edition
spellbinder scalloped square die
core'dations and e-craft crafter's companion
trees - hobby craft
washi tape - fantastic ribbon

Fabbby shoes

Its all about friends this time at Less Is More  and I think its a really lovely theme , plus it allowed me to play with my new Stampin up stamps.

So here is it and items used
card base - Joanna Sheen , also used the same card for my topper
Spellbinder die and ebosser - from crafter's companion
Promarkers from my stash
Ribbon - fantastic ribbon
Stampin up shoe and message stamp - called fablous you

Thursday, 17 January 2013

NEC Page 2 - with stitching

So this time its about stitching faux or real at Try It On Tuesday and as you have guessed I have been catching up on my scrapbooking again .
And the sponsor for this month is crafty embiles.

So here is my page and items used
Base of my page is core'dations from crafters companion , same for the letters which where cut on the e-craft which I also got from crafter's companion .
Papers are from Tilda , sorry don;t know the range as got rid of the cover.
Flowers are all from my stash

Sorry the picture doesn't show the stitching very well , but its round the letters, promise it is there .

All about the roses

Yet again my title says it all about the theme from Wild Orchid Challenge , yes you guessed right its roses and I love roses so was very happy with this theme and it also means the prize is from Wild Orchid Crafts who will give the lucky winner a £15 voucher .

And here is what I have come up with
Goodies used
Crafters Companion - monthly freebie papers
Stamp from my stash which I coloured with PM;s
Spellbinder die
Ribbon - fantastic ribbon
And of course the flowers and dollies are from WOC

Tim Holtz snowflake

Its all about snowflakes over at Crafty Creations Challenge , something which we have nt seen yet in Dorset but its meant to be on the way for the weekend , don;t mind for a day then want it gone as we are hopeless in the UK with it.
So what better than to stay in and craft with it been so cold , well I best get on to the sponsor who is Digital Delights who will give the lucky winner a $5.00 voucher.

To make my card I used
Kraft card base from the docrafts
Tim Holtz snowflake stamp - which I used a clear embossing powder on from WOW Sheena range , then went over it with Tim Holtz distress ink barn door , stamped merry Christmas message on to finish off which is from Stampin Up .

Circles with Flower Fairy

Well its all about circles this time from The Cuttlebug Spot .
I thought I would try and make a male theme card this time as they always seem to be getting low and also to try and use up some of my card kits as have told myself no more card kits till at least one draw is empty.

So here is what I have come up with and the items used
Well I have used the flower fairy card kit and core'dations , ebosser - all from crafter,s companion
also have used a spellbinder die and cuttlebug folder for the dots and then finally a message from my stash which I coloured with promarker so it would match the card base better.

New Home

Well its all about new beginnings over at Joanna Sheen and I am hoping for a few new beginnings this year one with moving home and 2nd one which I am so excited about is getting a puppy will be my 1st time having a doggie .
Right best not go on about that as I am sure I am driving everyone nuts with it all , well I know I am to my mum and dad lol.
Now where was I going to , oh yeah on to saying that the prize for this fortnight is a £15 voucher from Joanna .

So I thought I would make a new home card , its ok not doing it for myself I am not that mad lol
Goodies used
Centura pearl dark's pack , ebosser and folder - crafter's companion
topper - a old card
Pearls - Joanna Sheen

Saturday, 12 January 2013


Well at Less Is More this week they have given us the theme of sport or exercise , both of which I don;t do much of.
But did manage to come up with this card which will be for my grandpa as he loves watching every sport that is going , which my grandma has to suffer
So to make my card I used
Centura snow white card for the base from crafter's companion
LOTV - for the boy stamp - coloured with pencils from my stash
Birthday stamps - little Claire's

Spotty with Humphrey

Well I bet the title gives away the theme we had this week from
Totally Gorjuss and this is the card I have entered into it , but before I say what I have used I best get on to the sponsor who is bunny Zoe who will give the winner a £10 voucher.

Now on to the items used , not much really as kept it simple
Well everything is from the Humphrey every day card kit from crafter's companion

Let's shop

So I have done this card for the shopping theme over at
Winter Wonderland and the sponsor they have this week is My craft heart who will give the lucky winner a £10 voucher to use on their site.

Well the goodies I used are
The papermill - for the card base
Crafter's companion - centura lemon card from the lights pack , ebosser and folder that came with it
My stash - lace and topper which is a old birthday card
The Craft barn - for the pearls


As I have got a bit behind on my scrapbooking again thought best use the help of Sketch Saturday as their sketches always help me with a layout . They also have a great sponsor who is Simon says stamp who will give the winner a $25 voucher. And the sketch they have given us this week is
And here is what I have come up with
So the items I have used are
My mind's eye - flower paper and stripped paper
Crafter's Companion - core'dations , ebosser and folder that came with it oh also the e-craft to cut the tag round the numbers.
Fantastic ribbon - washi tape
Docrafts - brads

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Browns and Golds

Well as Try It On Tuesday let you make anything as long as it fits into the theme I thought I would make a necklace as their theme this fortnight is to use something new , well I am new jewellery making and had some new kits for Xmas so fingers crossed that's enough new for the theme.
So now on to the sponsor who is Crafty Emlies who will give the winner a £10 on line voucher.

So now it must be time for me to show my make and where the goodies came from , fingers crossed blogger is been good and letting me get my pictures off my lappy
Answer to that is no , so its the URL way - grrrrrr - not happy

So to make this I used the Beader's Companion - create kit which included the beads and findings .

Sunday, 6 January 2013

Hamster sledge ride

This card has been done for
Winter Wonderland who gave us the theme travel and I thought what better than a sledging .
And they have 2 sponsors who us this wk who are

J and C Creations who will give the winner a £10 voucher
and the other sponsor is
Crafty ribbons with this fab prize
And on to the items used , so hope blogger behaves next time I use it as hate it been like this
Crafter's companion - for all the card
Joanna Sheen - for the decoupage , card candi and PM's to colour the candi

Loving couple

Well this little card has been done for
Totally Gorjuss and they gave us the theme of anything with a ribbon and the sponsor for them is
J and C Creations  who will give the winner a £10 voucher to use on their site.

So the goodies to make this card are
Crafter's companion - centura pearl card and Humphrey every day decoupage
Spellbinder dies - square and oval
my stash for the ribbon and pearls

Happy Birthday bear

This is the card I have done for
Sketch Saturday and here is the sketch they set for us
And the sponsor for them is

Bearly Mine Designs

In case no one saw my other posts , blogger is giving me trouble so my posting are looking odd , so sorry for it been like that .

So onto the items I used
Mulberry wood card kit - CC
And everything else was from my stash.

fluter for the new year

So this card is for the black and white plus a hint of colour of our choice for

Less Is More , I am so glad to be back to one of my fave blogs , just hope I don;t have to miss out on to many of the challenges as this year is going to be very mad for me with moving home and getting a puppy , plus helping look after my grandma and grandpa who both have bowel cancer so won't to spend lots of time with them.

Right best get on and say what I used to make my card
Crafter's companion - centura pearl snow white , embosser and folder that came with the machine.
My stash - black card and ribbon
Spellbinder - butterfly die.

mini with mulberry

I have done this card for the anything but a card theme over at
CC Monthly Challenge , and we had to use at least one CC item.

In case any of you are wondering why my picture is 1st this time its because silly Blogger won't allow my pics to be download via the lappy having to do it with a URL. Which is driving me nuts .

Ok so onto the items I used
Gift bag - Hobby craft
Pearls - my stash
Topper - mulberry wood everyday CD , centura pearl card , embosser - all from crofter's companion
Nearly forgot the embossing folder is the one that comes with the embosser sorry don;t know what its called.

Wednesday, 2 January 2013

Time of ATC's

Hello all , well I am back after about a 12 wk break and I will say that I missed you all and I am very glad to be back in blog land , but this year will be a very in and out one as have a busy year up especially at the start as looking for a new place to rent , so I can get my puppy which is its a girl will be called Lexi and if a boy then Alfie.

So now I got all that out the way I best say which blog I am starting off with for 2013 well its
Crafty Creations Challenges
And the sponsor for them is San Designs who will give the winner 5 digis

As I need to make some ATC's for a swap thought would do them for the anything goes theme we have this week.

Well the goodies I used are
scraps bits of core'adtions - crafter's companion
paper - SU Autumn
Card candi and la blanche clock stamp - JS
Twine - docrafts
smash book tape - craft obsessions
wow - embossing powder
metal charms - hobby craft