Saturday, 30 October 2010

Friends together

Hi there,

Have you had any tricksters round yet? Have you carved your pumpkins? We are carving our pumpkin tomorrow but looking at it I don't think that it needs any alteration as the scarring on it is a face already, but we will wait to see which design the kids come up with......

We went to my neice's 21st birthday last night which gave me the inspiration for this card, friends together, dressing up and having fun (my 3 year old stole the dance floor - talk about a dancing diva, she was the entertainment herself - and all by herself dancing and loving it, she now wants to go to dance school).

Anyway back to the card..
Sorry for the poor picture, the light is so dull here so had to resort to using a little light!

Just Magnolia - Sketch.
Passion for Promarkers - Best Friends.
One Stop Craft Challenge - Anything goe.
Simon Says - punch em.
A Spoonful of Sugar - Die Cutting / punches

I used my faithful promarkers, Magnolia Stamps, MS punch, flower punch & embosser, stickles and papers from stash and spellbinder tag die.
Anyway hope you like my creation and many thanks for any comments you leave.


Sunday, 24 October 2010

Think Pink

Good evening and what a cold one it is to - going to have to dig out my thermals !
I'm posting yet another card I made yesterday, today I was going to have a good play but we had so many visitors, even a 8 week old baby (gosh didn't know broody I would get!) so I didn't mind missing card making to have a cuddle!
Anyways back to the card - sketch of Friday Sketchers and Think Pink - Just Magnolia
My card got a good treatment of distressed inks around the sides and Magnolia die - Wild Orchid flowers, papers were given to me by a friend who has given up crafting (is she mad?) Whimsey and Magnolia stamp and ribbon from stash.

Wrap up warm, Hugs

Saturday, 23 October 2010

Make a Wish

Whooo two posts today,
Boy do I love Magnolia stamps, they seem to be the main stamp I use now -even my daughter wants the Princess Tilda stamped out all the time so she can colour it in. I managed to sneek back in to the crafting room to do this card whilst she was busy colouring herself.
It fits the sketch of Cute Card Thursday and Colour Create - Aqua, Purple and White. Boy do I hate the winter months - the darker nights - it feels like I can't get any decent light to take a photo - the colours look quite weak in this picture, but there are aquas, purples, yellows and greens in the bottom backing paper - honest. Hope you like it.

The Sugar Bowl Challenge

It seems now my blogging has become a weekly thing as I'm on the go it seems virtually 24/7 -how some of you manage your full time jobs, Family, DT positions and have time to play I will never know! - Saturdays is now my play day, so here is a card I made today..
I followed the sketch from The Sugar Bowl Challenge. I've kept the style quite plain and simple as I have used lush Lawrence Llwellyn Bowen's papers.
Thanks for stopping by.

Sunday, 17 October 2010

Christmas is coming!

Hi again, twice in one day -
Well I have finally relented and despite putting an extra layer on, I've also put the central heating on .... hubby thought it was too soon, but I think men are warm blooded anyway and don't feel the cold as much as women (that's my opinion anyway!).
So with warm fingers I'm typing this very happy and warm!! Another Christmas card off my list - not long to go now ......
Challenge is for Just Magnolia - a sketch. That's it for me for today, thanks for taking time to visit, Hugs


Good afternoon peeps,
Hope you have all had a good weekend and are still enjoing it. I thought I'd have a relaxing weekend after working extra during the week preparing for an Audit - but alas the household chores and taxiing of the boys to and from their activities has given me little time to myself! still that's life.

Anyway here is a card that I made a day or two ago, I haven't done an easel card for a while - It fits in with the following challenges:-
I'm trying to use up all my old crafting supplies, you know the ones you buy when you first start out and then find them in the back of the cupboard! - ummm think I have gone off peel offs!

Thanks or taking a peek. Hugs

Sunday, 10 October 2010

Think Pink

Hi there, thanks for popping by my blog,
Hasn't it been gorgeous today? Living by the seaside is wonderful, we had an ice cream walking along the prom and felt like a tourist! lol. then my daughter went paddling in the sea after playing in the sand - a perfect day.

Anyway I'm at home and tea is roasting in the oven so there is time to put this card on that I made. As you are all aware, it is breast cancer awareness month and saying that, please make sure to check yourselves.

My card is in the pink theme.... considering hubby was away for week, I hardly got any time to myself, I was too busy being a housewife scrubbing floors, walls, cupboards, doing the nursery and scout run and allsorts phew - back to normal now so hopefully a little more time to play.
It fits the following challenges:-
I love Promarkers - Think Pink.
Colour Create Challenge - Pink, Green & Cream
Just Magnolia - Thinks in pairs
(flowers, papers and gems)

Anyway I hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend - Take care,

Saturday, 2 October 2010

Autumn picnic

Hi again,
Wow someone heard me and sent a better day!!!!
At the moment i'm into the browns and oranges so made my card for Simon Says - Autumn colours put together with the sketch from Lili of the Valley.I've used the stamp from LOTV, Tim Holtz embossing folder, papers from stash and unknown woodware leaf punches in two sizes, Promarkers.

Just looking around you can see all the wonderful oranges and browns coming through on the trees - so nice when it's dry and not when its raining.

Thanks for visiting and come back soon.


Friday, 1 October 2010

Anniversary Wishes

Hello there,
Now I'm going to be awfully British now.... aren't we having horrible weather? I know it's nearing the end of the year, but come on just a little bit better weather please?!.....

I managed to spend a little time doing a card or two today, but the weather has really put a dull light on matters. I've made an Anniversary card for a friend and came up with this, I hope they like it.
I've used Lawrence Llewellyn-Bowen's (hopefully I've spelt the name right lol) backing papers, sizzlit flourishes, Wild Orchid flowers, cuttlebug embossing folder, Promarkers, distressing inks around the edge of the image and stickles.

Well hubby's off to Memphis on a jaunt with his pals for a friends 40th Birthday, so I've taken the week off work to look after the kiddiwinks, hopefully I'll get a bit of playtime now that Emma is at nursery every morning.

Hope you all enjoy your weekend and make the best of the weather and a big thank you for stopping by my lile old blog.