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Sunday, 29 June 2014

Xmas Bebunni Sketch

This time its a sketch from
Papertake Weekly Challenge and we could use this week's one or one of there old ones I went with the new one , now on to the sponsor who is Simon Says Stamp who will give the winner a $25 voucher

Goodies used
Well I just had to go with my new goodies from Crafter's Companion which are from the Xmas Bebunni range so the papers , stamp and message . I also used my spectrum pencils from them but have had them a little while which are over the top of PM's from my stash .

Sunday, 22 June 2014

Flowers in watercolour

Well the girls at Less Is More are testing me again with something I have nt done before but have to say yet again they have given me a new things I love and it's water colouring and the bit I have nt done before is to water colour onto a stamp and yes I will be doing this again.

So this what I have come up with and goodies used
My stash for the red card and peel off sticker
La Blanche stamp which I water coloured onto using my Tim Holtz inks

N is for Nautical

Yes its all about the sea this fortnight from ABC Challenge and boy would I like a paddle in the sea as its so hot again today yay .
Right on to the sponsor who is Wild Orchid Crafts who will give the lucky winner a £10 voucher

Goodies used
Blue card is from the papermill
My stash - silver card
And everything else is from the Joanna Sheen times gone by Cd
Oh and also my corner punch

A little Elly with Lace and Pearls

So love these girlie themes especially when it's with pretty things like lace and pearls . Did have a bit of job thinking what lace to use as have quiet a stash of it as most of it has come from my grandma when she passed away.
Well I best get on and say what blog I am playing with as still find it hard to think of my grandma
Papertake Weekly challenge and the sponsor is The Ribbon Girl who will give the winner a £10 voucher
Goodies used
My stash - for the lace
Crafter's Companion - paper which was one of their freebie ones , spectrum pencils which are over the top of Pm's from my stash
Spellbinder dies
Bugaboo for the image
Joanna Sheen - pearls

Christmas singing

Yes its all about Christmas singing or choirs , something which I love is Xmas music but me and singing don't mix my name is next to tone deaf lol, but will add when on my own I do sing which my dog is not keen on.
So now you know what the theme is then pop on over to Winter Wonderland and the sponsors for them this time are
Crafts U Love and they will give the winner a £10 voucher
The other Sponsor is
Crafty Sentiments Designs who will give the other lucky winner a £10 voucher

Goodies used
Corner punch from x-cut
Docrafts - for the mirri , vellum and paper
Topper from my stash of old Xmas cards and then added some glitter also from my stash

Bugaboo friends with a sketch

Oh my what lovely weather we are having , so have the patio doors open and the fan on as bit to hot for me to sit out side and do my blogging , don't get me wrong love this weather but not much shade in my garden so looks like will have to dig the umbrella out .
Well that's enough of what I think of this weather on to getting this post done so we can all go and enjoy the sun.

And yes I am sketching again with Sketch Saturday and the sponsor this time is Whimsy Star and Studio who will give the winner 4 digi images

Goodies used
Stampin up - for the papers which I think is from their tea party and also the orange card
Bugaboo - for the image which is coloured with Pm's from my stash and spectrum pencils from Crafter's companion
Hobbycraft - for the flower gems

Sunday, 15 June 2014

For the boys

Yes its all about boys this week and I thought would go with a baby boy card as wanted to do something cute , so if your like me and struggle on boys big or small then pop on over to
Papertake Weekly Challenge and the sponsor for them this time is Whiff Of Joy with this fab stamp as the prize
And this what I have come up with

Goodies used
Docrafts - for the papers
My stash for the dark blue card
Crafter's companion - core'dations and spectrum pencils which are over the top of Pm's from my stash
Oh and yet again from my stash are the buttons
Image is from Bugaboo


Yep its time for some tic tac toe , really liked this game as a kid used to make my grandma play with me most times I would stay with her and grandpa and still a big kid at heart with loving board games ect and I don't plan to ever grow up .
Well now I am doing my nattering again and nearly forgetting to get on and say what the theme is and who's blog this card is getting entered into well its
Crafty Creations Challenge and this is what they have given us
I went with Flower - ribbon and digi image
Osssp nearly forgot to say who the sponsor is
A creative Need
Goodies used
Docrafts - paper ,flower and brads
My stash for the ribbon
Spellbinder die
Bugaboo for the image which is coloured with Pm's and spectrum pencils from Crafter's companion

A Xmas Scene

Boy dose it feel odd doing a Christmas card in all this lovely hot weather we have been having , but needs must as have lots to make yet again I am sure each year it gets more to do as my dad seems to very good with nicking from my stash especially last minute , but will let him off as he is very good at doing any DIY jobs round my place.
Oh blimey look at me nattering away best get on say the blog I am playing with and sponsors
Winter Wonderland and the 2 sponsor for them this week are
Marianne Designs who will give the winner a surprise gift
And the other is
Delicious Doodles who will give the other winner 4 digi images

Goodies used
Joanna Sheen - Thomas Kinkade Cd for the image and backing paper oh and message
My stash for the white card
Docrafts for the mirri card and twine

# 314 by Vannessa

These weeks are just going to quickly for me , but at least the weather has been good so not all bad . So yes I am back again with Sketch Saturday and this time Vannessa has given us this sketch

And the sponsor for this time is

Simon Says Stamp who will give the winner a $25 voucher

Goodies used
Stampin up for the paper
Crafter's companion - core'adtions and embossing folder from the Adam and Angelica range
Spellbinder - for the arrows
My stash for the message which I coloured with PM to match in with the colours in the card

One layer and off the edge

First of all would like to say thank you to everyone's comments with get well wishes , my back is still playing up but slowly getting there with been able to sit on my lappy chair and wiggling about seems to help.
Now I have that out the way , will get on with saying about this weeks theme from Less Is More which is one layer but to have the image off the edge of the card , at 1st I was like on no but in the end really enjoyed it and have to say really love this card and can see myself repeating it for other makes in the future

Items used
leaf swirl stamp from clarity
Stampin up for the inks
thinking of you stamp from Anita's

To do my off the edge bit I used my stamp at different heights and the off the edge at the sides so hope that counts

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

White on White

Yes its a theme I dread but thankfully our image could be coloured so could cope with the white on white bit , so if your up for a challenge then pop on over to Winter Wonderland and the sponsor for them this time is Marianne Designs who has a surprise for the prize this time

Goodies used
Crafter's companion - snow white centrua card , embossing folder for the main part of the card and also star embossing folder from the angelica and Adam range
Cuttlebug for the snowflake embossing folder , spellbinder die to cut the frame
Stampin up bauble die
Lili of the valley image coloured with Pm's and crafter's companion spectrum pencils
some peel off stickers from my stash.

#313 sketch by Alex

Yes its gone by so quickly its time for me to play along with Sketch Saturday with this week's sketch from Alex
And the sponsor this time is Sassy Cheryl's Studio who will give the winner a $5.00 voucher

OK so goodies to make my card are
Hunkydoray paper which you can just about see as the border lol
Crafter's Companion for the card stock which was from there Toread card kit , also the pastel blue centura pearl card , oh and spectrum pencils to colour the image on top of Pm's from my stash
Image is from Crafty Sentiments and finally some chipboard shapes from Tim Holtz and some pearls from Joanna Sheen to finish off .

Embossed Horse

Yes its all about embossing either heat or dry embossing this time thought would have a play with my wow embossing powders are really don't use them enough , that's the problem with having so many lovely crafty goodies to play , hence why I am starting to have a sort out and anything that has nt been used for a while is going on ebay and yes will get new goodies with what I sell lol.

OK so on to the blog I am playing with and their sponsor for the week
Totally Gorjuss and the sponsor is Which Craft Doncaster who will give the lucky winner a £20 voucher - sorry can't get the link to work to their site

Seem to be into very simple cards at the moment , goodies to make this card are a spellbinder die cut on some card from my stash and a Anita's stamp which I embossed with Wow powder and then added some card candi round the edge from Joanna Sheen and coloured over them with a metallic promarker.

Colours of our Bedroom

Hi Limettes
1st of all must say sorry for not leaving comments , not only is blogger been a pest to me again , but last week I fell down the stairs and bruise all over the place as well as hurting my back so can't sit for long so be short post from me , so will get on and say the theme this week from Less Is More is colours from our bedroom .
And as I got a new lamp shade thought would use the colours from that which are teal , purple and navy.

Goodies on my card are
Scrap bits of card from my stash , the oval I cut using a spellbinder die and the banger I cut my hand hence the wonky bits lol , the butterflies are embossed with wow embossing powder using a stampin up butterfly stamp and punch and the message is also cut by hand and come from wild rose studio .

Fingers crossed can sit longer and do comments

Petals and Pearls

Yes I am here with a very girlie and pretty card that had Petals and pearls and if your like me and love that theme then pop on over to Crafty Calender Challenge and the sponsor for them this month is Dilly Beans Stamps who will give the winner 3 digi images

And here is what I have come up with , thought I would also mix it up for me and use some colours I don't normally put together and have to say really liked my colour combo in the end .
So could be using this again in my makes.
Goodies used are
Stamps from my stash sorry can't remember the magazine I got them from as have had them yonks , they are coloured with Pm's and have Pearls added from Joanna Sheen , oh there is also a spellbinder die for the message and I added foam pads to the back to raise it up a bit where as the flower stamps are stamped straight on to the card.

Saturday, 7 June 2014

Flaming June

Yes that's the theme flaming June , hard to believe at the moment with all this rain and thunder , plus there is a picture to help with the theme oh and also lots of orange have to be used a colour I don't often use but in the end did end up liking it a bit more
so this is this picture we had to help our mojo
So if you love orange or fancy a right challenge then pop on over to Our Creative Corner , and the sponsor for this time is TANDO CREATIVE

Goodies used
Joanna Sheen - mirri card
Crafty Sentiments for the image
Crafter's companion - core'adtions - spectrum pencils - message and tag die and backing paper
PM's from my stash
Fantastic ribbon - for the buttons
spellbinder die for the mats

Anything goes - option of a summery theme

Yes its a anything goes theme with the option of having a summery make , so if your like me and like the sound of this theme then pop on over to Papertake Challenge.
And the sponsor for this week is Lili of the Valley and they will give the lucky winner a £10 voucher

So thought would go with simple card and plus it helped me get a card out of the way for my own use as its my neighbours little boy's birthday soon

OK so goodies used
Crafter's companion - centura pearl card for the base , Humphrey and number stamp coloured with PM's and Spectrum   pencils
Spellbinder die for the mat and then some card candi from Joanna Sheen

Sunday, 1 June 2014

No Red or Green

Yes that right no red or green for this week Xmas theme at Winter Wonderland and the sponsors for this week are Kenny K  and The Hobby House.

And yes I am still on using my old Xmas card from last year and really love to have a rummage through and think I am doing my bit of recycling
OK so the bits I used other than a old Xmas card for my topper are mirri card from my stash and some coreadtions from Crafter's companion oh and some ribbon from fantastic ribbon

More than one stamp

Yes we have to use more than one stamp and keep it clean simple , which gave me the creeps but have to say by the end of my card enjoyed doing it , at least it was nt a one layer theme with it to , so if your like me and fancy testing your self then pop on over to Less Is More.

So to make my card I used
cog and pocket watch stamps from indigo blue and embossed with wow embossing powders , and then my message was a stamp from Crafter's companion and embossed in clear powder and coloured with a Tim Holtz distress pen - walnut stain

Our Choice

Yes this time we got to choose what sketch we wanted to play with as its Sketch Saturday's 6th Birthday and they have new sponsor this week who is Little Miss Muffet who will give the lucky winner a $25.00 voucher , talking of prizes and giveaways there is a blog hop going on .

Ok so the sketch I choose was week 287 one , which I did rotate as it suited my card more

Goodies used
Crafter's companion - pastel blue centura card and ebosser to cut my shapes
Spellbinder die
Stamp from my stash inked with Stampin up ink
the thinking of you stamp is from hero arts and the some bling from my stash