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Saturday, 13 February 2016

Have a heart

Yes it's all about hearts this week from Winter Wonderland they are also allowing for February for it to be a non Xmas card , But I thought would do Xmas so can get a head start on 2016 ones .
We have a treat of two sponsors this week
Little Claire  who will give the winner 6 digis
Crafter's Companion       and they will give the other winner a £10 voucher

So the goodies on my card are
Papers from docrafts
core'dations card from hobbycraft . I inked both papers and card with a Tim Holtz ink pad to make it go more with my topper which is a old Xmas card
All the embellishments  are from WOC .

Thanks for looking , Nicky x

Thursday, 11 February 2016

updated flip of en masse book/junk/jounral

Xmas Pals

This time it's all about friends over at Winter Wonderland  and they want to see ppl together , or snow friends - I managed to find a sweet image of Dear and fox say hello to each other .
Ok time to mention the sponsors for this week
Crafty Ribbons      and the there winner will get a £10 gift voucher
Beccy's Place     who will give the other winner 3 images or one set of images

To make my card I used
Papers from 1st editions
Topper is a old Xmas cards
Flower is one I made then added a button in the middle from my stash
To finish off everything was edged with one of my Pm's

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

cute westies

I so love a sketch to play with so I'm always happy when Sketch Saturday put there's up to play with . The sponsor for them this time A day for Daisies  and they will give the winner a $12 gift voucher

So I guess it's time for me to say what items I used to make my card
All the purple card is from the papermill
Backing paper - a magazine freebie
Spellbinder dies for my mats
Image is called Tiddly winks and from a magazine , which I coloured with PM's and spectrum pencils .
ribbon is from my stash
Heart charm - WOC
Pearls - Joanna Sheen

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Paintbox poppet sketch

Yes it's time to get sketchy and this time Sketch Saturday are letting us chose a sketch from the past sketch challenges and I chose this one .
Sponsor for this week is The paper shelter and they will give the winner $10

So the goodies on this little card are
Core'dations - from my stash
Spellbinders die - sorry can't remember it's name as don't keep the packaging
Image - Crafters companion paintbox poppet everyday Cd
Message and lace from my stash
Bling - Hobby craft

A = Animals = Cats

Yes it's the letter A for us this time and that means animals on our project for The ABC Challenge and they are spoiling us with two sponsors who are
Magnolua-licious and
Marianne Design with this fab prize
I have gone with another fairly simple card , as posting be more than likely going up again I'm trying not to put to much on cards , well unless it's one I'm giving by hand

To make my card I used
Card base - the paper mill
stripped paper is from my SU stash
Topper - a old greetings card
Birthday message - think is from docrafts set
heart charm - woc
Pearls - JS - coloured with a PM

K-Kenny pastels

So it's my 1st time colouring in a K-Kenny image and have to say can see me getting some more as really enjoyed colouring my image in and have used it to enter for the Pastel theme over at
Winter Wonderland and the sponsor for them this time is
Di'S Digital Stamps  who will give the winner a $12 voucher

Sorry for the bad lighting , even though it's a bright day my place for taking pictures is dark , tried the light on , any way this was the best of the pictures I took so hope you can see everything ok

Goodies used
Papers - from a docrafts goodie bag I got ages ago , with a core'dations from my stash for the mats and yes you guessed it's all been edged with a promaker
Image - K-Kenny sorry can't remember the name of it , used my PM's to colour her in and thought would keep the card simple this time with no bling etc. .

Hope you like it and thanks for looking x

Saturday, 23 January 2016

something new

So it's all about something new from Winter Wonderland and that could be a new home , new baby ect
I went with new baby and for some reason I never seem to make many of these bit like men;s cards so will have to try not to do that any more .

We also have a treat of two sponsors for this week
Crafts U Love and their winner will get a £10 voucher
A Day for Daisies and their winner will get a $12 gift card

So guess it's that time again to show my card and say what items I used
Items used
Crafters companion - paintbox poppets Cd for the topper and backing papers
My stash for the flower and core'adtions to mat the layers on and then finished off edging that mats with promarkers .

Little spring bunny

As I'm trying to be good with keeping my craft room tidy , I have set myself a target to use images from my image box rather than always printing a image and thankfully doing quiet well on that front and also I'm lucky that I have a few friends who give me their old birthday , Xmas ect cards for me to use as new toppers . As I can't take credit for colouring the image I have used .

Well I best get on and tell you which blog and sponsor I'm blogging for
Sketch Saturday and the sketch for this week is
And the sponsor
Drawn with character who will give the lucky winner 3 images of the winner's choice

So to make my card I have used
Pink paper from Rose garden by 1st edition
Core'dations from my scarps box
Everything has been edged with Promakers
Image from a old b day card and same for the message .

Monday, 18 January 2016

Xmas Kitty and her Teddy Bear

Can't believe my 1st Xmas card of 2016 oh well as it's for Winter Wonderland I won't be to harsh on myself lol . Plus I love Xmas and would make Xmas stuff every day lol
Well I'm not going to ramble for long as sure you all want to be doing something better than reading my blog , so on to the sponsors who are
Crafty Senitments who will give one winner 3 digis  of the winners choice
The Craft Barn who will give the other winner a £10 voucher

To make this card
I used some 1st edition papers from my stash , with some core'dations for the mattering and layering and a Promarker to edge everything
The topper is from a old Xmas card as I'm sure by know a lot of you will know it's one of my fave things to use on projects as love to recycle them .
Finally finished off with some bling hearts from WOC

Silly me nearly forgot the theme which is Glitter and Shine

Pretty Roses - shabby style

Well I'am finally getting round to joining in with Sketch Saturday again . So love sketches to play with ,
Best also say who the sponsor is for this week before doing my card
Who will give a lucky winner a £10 voucher

To make my card I used
Papers from Rose Garden by 1st edition - so love their papers
Ribbon and lace oh and the brad is from my stash
To make things pop a bit more I used some cream core'dations and promaker round the edges of my mats
The metal bird is from WOC

Z is for Zero Embllishments

Well as it's dark and dull in Dorset thought it was a good idea to stay in and get some cards and blogging done . So for my 1st blog of today it's for The ABC Challenge who had the letter Z for this time and that means Zero embellishments which have to say tested me a bit as so used to adding a little something to a project .
The sponsor for this time is
Lacy Sunshine

So here it is my card
Osssps just noticed this is not the best picture - sorry about that , so hope you can see it ok
For this card I used
Core'dations - which I embossed with a free embossing folder on the background . I also used some for mattering and layering the toppers
Images are from a JS Cd Gruffies and Happy Hoppers and the same for the lipstick backing paper and just a little message with says happy birthday .
Spellbinder dies to cut my mats .

Saturday, 9 January 2016

Spring is in the air - I wish lol

I so wish Spring was here , like everyone in the Uk I'm fed up of this damp horrid weather and so feel for the ppl that have had their homes flooded , so come Mr weather get your act together and give us some sun shine , don't even mind if it's cold lol.

Ok well this looks like as near as I'm getting to spring by doing a spring card for Winter Wonderland , who have set the theme of spring so ie flowers , spring weather , romance .
They also have two sponsors this week who are
Mr Designs and they will give one winner a £10 voucher
Kenny K Stamps and they will give the other winner 3 digis of the winners choice

So here is my effort
Papers - from my stash
Coredations - Crafters Companion
Topper is from a JS decoupage kit - but just used one layer as my hands are just not up to fussy cutting
Also used a PM to edge all the mats to make them pop a bit more and finished off with some bling hearts from WOC

Thanks for looking x

Friday, 8 January 2016

Birhtday bunny

So far so good with keeping up with the blogging , yes early days I know but fingers crossed it's a good sign of things to come
So for my 2nd time at a blog entry it's for Crafty Creations Challenge and they had this sketch for us to play with
plus they have a lovely sponsor who is SLS LINES who will give the lucky winner 3 images

So this is what I did with the sketch
I'm yet again going through a faze of using my stash up , well also money is tight , so no more new crafty goodies for me for a while.
Right must stop rambling and get on with what I used
Papers - a magazine freebie
Cordations for layering - from my stash - same for the ribbon
Decoupage and message - from a JS kit - but just used one layer as have run out of 3D glue lol

Many thanks for looking have a good Friday and weekend x

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

New craft goodies for 2016

Smash book , journal book

Ok so here I'am for my 1st blog entery in yonks and it's for try it on Tuesday

and they have the theme of numbers or letters or both . I went with the numbers as I have revamped a book to use for my smash book / journal for 2016

So before I show the close up pictures I'm going to say what goodies I used on this
note book is from poundland
papers - are from stampin up sorry can't remember the name of it as had it ages
some trim from my stash and the same for the topper which is from a old ty card
thickers from ebay coloured with Pm's and finally some pretty bits from WOC

sorry the flash was playing up on this one , but at least you can see some of it lol

forgot to say used my spectrum pencils on her hair which yet again my bad picture taking doesn't show

Belated Happy New Year

Hi everyone
Sorry not been around much with video posts , well really any kind of post . But this year I really do plan to get back into the world of blogging and entering blogs now I have finally deciced I don't want to give up my card making , of course I still like many other kinds of crafts so they will also hopefully get posted on here or at least a video of them .

So I hope 2016 is fully of lots of crafty fun for us all and for me to enter a blog soon .
Take care x