Friday, 30 December 2016

#224 CHALLENGE OVER AT QKR STAMPEDE

Good Morning!
Feed the birds tuppence a bag, tuppence, tuppence,tuppence a bag!
That's what comes to mind lol.
 Today sees the last Challenge of the year from QKR Stampede
So here is my DT card!



This week the Challenge is #224 Snowmen or Snowflakes


Coloured with Copics..I've used the little bird that came with the image a couple of time to make this scene! and as you can  it's that cold? the bird in the tree as his hat on shows how cold it is lol..  Papers from stash..Small amount of distress ink of the trees.
Memory Box and Spellbinder dies used.

Challenges entering..

Crafty Creations ~ Any Holiday
Inspiration Destination ~ Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts ~ Anything Goes/Let it Snow
Digi Choosday Crafting ~ Anything Goes
Sweet  Stampers ~ Anything Goes
Holly Jolly Christmas ~ Create a Christmas Card/Anything but a card
Inky Chicks ~ Christmas Card in Traditional Colours





Update on hubby:
 We went to Wythenshaw just before Christmas, hubby had another scan and the results came  back saying  the tumor hasn't grown any since October.. Told us to go away and have a lovely Christmas and they will see him again in March! When he will have another scan.
 So that's what we did, quite, but, lovely. 
Let me take this opportunity to thank you all for your lovely comments and good wishes this year.
I know I've not been leaving comments as much as I would wish, but,
it really as been a hard 6 months to come to terms with all that's happening. 
So whilst I'm publishing this card.
 I'd like to wish you all 
A



Keep Crafting! xx



Friday, 23 December 2016

#223 CHALLENGE OVER AT QKR STAMPEDE.

Good Morning!
 It's time for the last Challenge before Christmas over at                              QKR Stampede
 Here is my DT card.  Only 2 more sleeps to go.





This weeks Challenge #223 Santa

Coloured with Copics..There's Glossy Accents on the bell.I've used an embossing folder from Crafts~Too that's been in my drawer since the beginning of time..Such a shame cause I liked it when I bought it lol..but, like a few crafty things they seem to get pushed to the back! Note to myself  'try and use it again soooon'... 

Challenges entering..
Crafting By Design ~ Here come the Holidays!
Inspiration Destination ~ Anything Goes
A Snowflakes Promise ~ Anything Goes
Inky Chicks ~ Christmas cards in Traditional Colours



Thank you so much for calling..


Friday, 16 December 2016

#222 CHALLENGE AT QKR STAMPEDE.

Weeee Good Morning!
Today sees the start of this week Challenge over  at QKR Stampede 
Here is my DT card.




This week Challenge is Christmas Cards


This little sweetie is coloured with Copics..Lots of glitter on the Snowflake.
Ribbons/Papers from stash..Punched a hole through the bauble for ribbon.. Spellbinder die used.


Challenges entering...
City Crafters ~ Christmas things that float or fly
Fairy Tale ~ Christmas Ornaments 
Whoopsi Daisy Digi ~ Christmas
C.R.A.F.T. ~ Christmas
Crafty Ribbons ~ Christmas




Thank you so much for calling...

Friday, 9 December 2016

#221 CHALLENGE OVER AT QKR STAMPEDE

Good Morning!
Welcome to another Challenge at QKR Stampede
Here is my DT card.

 This week #221  Challenge is Non ~Tradition Christmas Colours


I choose digi9411 Decorations Digi Stamp What a sweetie he is..
The bauble seems to have a blueish sheen to it, but, it's definitely  purple! lol
Coloured with Copics. LOts of Glitter too. Papers/Ribbon from stash.
Marianne/Spellbinder dies used.

Challenges entering...

Inspiration Destination ~ Anything Goes
Mod Squad ~ Trees & Snow
A Snowflakes promise ~ Winter Theme
Digi Choosday Crafting ~ Anything Goes
Fairy tale ~ Christmas Ornement 
Unicorn ~ Add some glitter
Crafty Ribbons ~ Christmas




Thank you so much for calling..

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Y AND Z ~ AT ABC CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE

Good Morning!
Today sees the start of another Challenge over at
  ABC Christmas Challenge.
Last of the year!
 Hard to believe I've been here for 12 months..
Please pop  over to the blog so read why we have Y and Z together.
  
Our Sponsor this month is 
The East Wind Facebook


Prize of 3 Digital Stamps


Y is for Yike
Yikes is for only a few weeks left so make 10 cards all the same.

Z is for Zoom
Zoooooming around on skis or Skates or in a car/truck to buy your tree.

I've chosen Y for Yikes ~  Making 10 cards all the same! 


Iv'e used a Kraftin 'Kimmie Stamp 'Dear Santa!'. Love this little guy with the puppy..Also, a digi
from Bugaboo stamps that I do know has been discontinued. The 'forest' is a from the Silhouette store. It's sold as a tag? But, I decided to make it larger to more or less fill the card!
Coloured with Copics..Lots of Glitter too. I bought a pack of 50 brown cards and envelopes this year for a change from the usual white! Managed to use them all to so that's okay.
  

Very difficult to photo 10 cards together lol..This is the best I could do!

Challenges entering...

Crafty Boots ~ Christmas
Catch the Bug ~ 
Animal Friends ~ Anything Goes
Dream Valley ~ Christmas
Love to Scrap ~ Winter Wonderland
The Merry Christmas ~ Create a Snowy Scene
Come and Get It ~ Christmas
C.C.A.Y.R. ~  Anything Christmas/Holidays
Winter Wonderland ~ Frame It



Thank you so much for calling.


Friday, 2 December 2016

#220 CHALLENGE OVER AT QKR STAMPEDE

Good Morning!
Today sees the start on another Challenge over at QKR Stampede
Here's my DT thingys!!



Yes! You've guest....This weeks Challenge is  Christmas Tags


I choose digi16302 Reindeer Digi Stamp
Got carried away lol.. Nice way to get rid of those little scraps of paper too. Couple of 'trees' just lying about on the table? they went too! 

 I'm gonna put this kinda ribbon through them all... Copics used. Tags cut on the Cameo.
 Magnolia and  Marianne tree dies.. Label ring magnolia..Spellbinder die for the  love 'snow'.

Challenges entering..

Christmas With The Cuties ~  Anything Cute and Christmassy Goes
Crafty Boots ~ See the Woods for the trees
Crafty Cardmakers ~ Anything but a card
Dream Valley ~ Winter Animals
The Crazy ~ Christmas




Thank you so much for calling....

Sunday, 27 November 2016

#219 CHALLENGE OVER AT QKR STAMPEDE.

Good Morning! Still on catch up..this should have been uploaded Friday..
So
Welcome to another Challenge over at QKR Stampede
Here is my DT card.



This weeks #219 Challenge is Angels


Coloured with Copics.. Tons of Glitter on her wings..I used Distress Ink Broken China on a Memory Box stencil for the background..
Magnolia and Lawn Fawn dies used.. Computer generated Sentiment..

Challenges entering..
Simon Says Stamp ~ Christmas to Die for
Little Red Wagon ~ Sparkle & Shine
Make My Monday ~  CAS Christmas
Brown Sugar ~ Anything Goes
Polkadoodles Crafting ~ Anything Goes





Thank you so much for calling ........



Saturday, 26 November 2016

LETTER X AT ABC CHRISTMAS

Good Afternoon!
Another Challenge over at ABC Christmas 
I'm more than a tad late this week. Only just managed to make my card yesterday and it should have been uploaded Wednesday. Not been a good week. Our little dog had a stroke and wev'e lost her, it's shocked me to the core. Then when I turned my computer on? Wasn't sure what had happened at first with all the changes.

Or Sponsor is                                            Fred She Said


$10 Gift Voucher 


So .......Here is my DT card



The Challenges is X for Criss Cross 
To play along simply 'criss cross' something to create a 'X'

I'm not going to tell you what's in the parcel..Cause it's a secret..
Stamp from Scrapfabriken..Coloured with Copics..I've tried a new coloring paper for this..jury still out until I've give it a couple of more goes..Sentiments are stamps from Marianne Designs..Papers last year pad from Bebunni.

Challenges entering..

Allsorts ~ Anything Christmas
Craftyhazelnut's ~ Use a Sentiment
Crafty Catz ~ Anything Goes twist with a tag
Crimbo Crackers ~ Anything Goes
M.A.W.T.T ~  Anything Goes with Christmas
Crafting By Designs ~  Get ready for Christmas


Thank you so much for calling..



















Friday, 18 November 2016

#218 CHALLENGE OVER AT QKR STAMPEDE

Good Morning!
Welcome to another Challenge over at  QKR Stampede



This week #218 Challenge is Give Thanks 


A CAS card from me this week! Freebie digi paper from the internet.. This little 'fruit' was coloured with Copics..Computer generated sentiment..

Challenges entering..

Little Miss Muffet ~ Anything Goes
Perfectly Created Chaos ~ # 6 CAS Thank you
Inspiration Destination ~ Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft ~  Anything Goes
Classic Design Team Open ~ Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore ~ Anything Goes
Creatalicious ~ Anything Goes with Optional use a sentiment
The Crazy ~  Thanks you is the magic word
Pile it on ~ ~121 Thankful/Thank you





Thank you so much for calling...
Sorry for not visiting this week. A doctors appointment and another trip to Wythenshaw.
I keep thinking I must get my flu jab, but, haven't yet had the time.
 I only realized it was Thursday this evening!  Kept thinking it was Wednesday.  xx





Friday, 11 November 2016

#217 CHALLENGE OVER AT QKR STAMPEDE.



Good Morning!
Welcome to another Challenge over at QKR Stampede.
Here is my DT card.


This week #217 Challenge is A Touch of Gold

Coloured with Copics.. Papers/Ribbon from stash...I've used a  Crafts Concepts embossing folder for the background.
Compter generated sentiment. Dies Spellbinders.

Challenges entering..

Crafting With An Attitude ~ Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet ~ Anything Goes
Crafting By Designs ~ Fall Colours
Inspiration Destination ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner ~ Use a Sentiment
Digi Choosday Crafting ~ Anything Goes


Back on track today. We've had a few days at the Midland Hotel Morecambe.
It's a place that's been on hubbies bucket list.
Weather really hasn't been to bad either.
Thank you so much for calling..

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

LETTER W ~ AT ABC CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE

Good Evening!
Welcome to another Challenge over at ABC Christmas.
Our Challenge is W for Wishes..  We've been away for a couple of days! Yikes I thought Mr Schedule was looking after things...sadly he wasn't! Wish I'd known lol...
So
We are sponsored by Dulcie, owner of  Wild Rose Studio 



One lucky entrant will win this lovely Winter Bouquet  


Here is my DT card.  A CAS card from me today..Coloured my 'bauble' with Memento Rich Cocoa. First time I've tried this and it deff makes a quick postable Christmas card!
Stamped the sweetie of a Snowman and sentiment with the same ink too.  Lots of glitter on him which sadly doesn't seem to show. Woodware punch snowflakes..Yep! It would have looked okay without the flakes? but, when you see a little spot that stand out like a sore thumb? It had to be covered so hence the other snowflakes to keep in company lol..

Challenges entering...

C.R.A.F.T  ~ Winter
Julie Spiri ~ AG with a twist try a different colouring medium
The Paper Shelter ~ Christmas is Coming
Lemon Shortbread ~ Anything Goes



Thank you so much for calling..
Sorry it was late.


Friday, 4 November 2016

#216 CHALLENGE OVER AT QKR STAMPEDE

Good Afternoon!
Yep! Running a bit late today. Been to a funeral this morning and forgot all about the card.   Yesterday a long day at the NEC Birmingham with a couple of friends from bowling. Third time I've been with them. We part at the door meet for lunch then more shopping until home time. Their hobby is making memery bear.
So a late Welcome to another Challenge over at QKR Stampede.
Here is my DT card.





This weeks #216 Challenge is Splatters & Sprays

I choose digi2602 Bathing Turtle

Okay! I thought nice and easy this week. I got blue paint from a tube and mixed with  a bit of water, a medium paint brush and splattered it over the card! Well that was the plan lol..It made a nice spash over the wall and some paper that didn't want it. So ended up with a bit of cleaning whilst the card dried. The sprays? He's makng his own!  Coloured with Copics..I cross stitched the little heart on the 'towel' . The 'soap' came with the image. Spellbinder and Memory Box  dies used. 

Challenges entering..

Crafting With An Attitude ~ Anything Goes
~Jo's Scrap Shack~ ~ Anything Goes
M.A.W,T.T. ~ Cute Animals
Inspiration Destination ~ Always Anything Goes




Thank you so much for calling..

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

SELFIE AT CHRISTMAS!

Good Afternoon!
I've had this image for quite some time. It's one of those that when you spot it  you kinda know it's just what you need.. I''m on a mission to use the  pack of 50 brown cards with envelopes for my Christmas cards this year. So made a start for the younger generation with the same CAS only some have a black backing....There was a time when 'selfies' didn't exist to me..but, it seems that all the younger generation {some adults too} have a phone stuck to their hands lol.  So quite apt. 



This little sweetie lives at SheepSkiDesigns
Coloured with Copics.... LOts of Glossy Accents on their noses.
Computer generated sentiment.


Challenges entering..

Allsorts ~ Lets make a start on Christmas
Fab 'N' Funky ~ Animals
The Merry Christmas  ~ Anything Christmas Goes


Thank you so much for calling..


Friday, 28 October 2016

#215 CHALLENGE OVER AT QKR STAMPEDE.

Good Morning!
Today sees the start of another Challenge over at QKR Stampede
Here is my DT card.




Challenge #215 is Halloween

Not a Halloween type of gal really! So I've made this one for our Grand daughter..
The image I chose was digi12902  Boo Digi-Stamp from the QKR Stampede Shop
Coloured with Copics..I used a Craft Concepts embossing folder.
Ribbon/Embellishments from stash..EK Success flowers. Spellbinder dies too.

Challenges entering..

Through The Purple Haze ~ Favourite colours {Orange/Black}
Creative Moments ~Anything Goes twist Spooktacular
Inspiration Destination ~ Always Anything Goes
Mod Squad ~ Halloween Fun!
The Sisterhood of Crafters ~  Pumpkins or the Clour Orange
The Crafty Addicts ~ Anything Goes'Halloween Colours
Creates and makes  ~ Anything Goes Optional use of lace/ribbon





Thank you so much for calling..





Wednesday, 26 October 2016

LETTER V ~ AT ABC CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE.

Good Morning!
Only 6o days to go before Christmas morning!
Hope your nearly there with your Christmas cards. If not come along and join in the fun a
Here's my DT card.





Our Theme  is  ~  V for Vertical
We're sponsored this time by




                                                   www.drawnwithcharector.esty.com


                                                  with  3 images of the winner choice


I had this little sweetie and his name is Christmas Pickle      Coloured with Copics, of course there's lots of glitter on his hat...Papers a freebie from a Magazine.. Die-namics  and Spellbinder dies used..  Computer generated sentiment.. Tiny snowflakes a Woodware punch.

Challenges entering...

Crafting from the heart ~  Always Anything Goes
Christmas Card ~ Anything Goes
Craftyhaxelnut's Christmas ~ Use a Sentiment
Digi Choosday Crafting ~ Anything Goes
Crimbo Crackers ~ Die Cuts
~Jo's Scrap Shack ~ Anything Goes
A Snowflakes Promise ~ Anything Goes/Or alternative the Season








Thank you so much for calling...


Friday, 21 October 2016

#214 CHALLENGE OVER AT QKR STAMPEDE

Yee Haw!
It's the start of another Challenge over at QKR Stampede.
Here's my DT Card.






This weeks Challenge is #214 Wild West



So this week I choose digi14303 Cowboy Digi-Stamp
Coloured with Copics..Papers from stash..A stringy thingy for a lasso.
Spellbinder die used..Sentiment Computer generated.

Challenges entering....

Inspiration Destination ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments Designs ~ Anything Goes
Sunny  Day Crafting ~ Anything Goes
Love to Scrap ~ Anything Goes



Thank you so much for calling,,,,

Saturday, 15 October 2016

I'm LATE!

Good Afternoon!
This card sums up my week.
Going to try and get back on track today!



I needed a card about 'time' and found this freebie here
Coloured with Copics. Touch of Distress Ink Vintage Photo round the Spellbinder die.Papers from stash..The little mushrooms are a C.C. Designs die coloured with Copics and a touch of white gel pen on...Sentiments Computer generated.

Challenges entering..

Cardz 4 Guyz ~ Time Flies
Crafting With An Attitude ~ Always Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts ~ Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet ~ Anything Goes



Thank you so much for calling..

Friday, 14 October 2016

#213 CHALLENGE OVER AT QKR STAMPEDE

Good Morning! 
Today sees the start of another Challenge over at QKR Stampede.
Here's my DT card.



Challen #213 is'Pumpkins!' 


I Choose Digi14306 Prize Pumpkin Digi-Stamp Just look how 'smug' he is winning First Prize with this huge Pumpkin! Coloured with Copics...Papers/Embellishments from stash..

Challenges entering...


Double D ~ Pumpkin Time
Inspiration Destination ~ Always Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts ~ The Colours of Autumn
OLLCB ~ Shades of Autumn




Thank you so much for calling...


Wednesday, 12 October 2016

LETTER U ~ ABC CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE.

Good Morning! Today sees the start on another Challenge over at
  ABC Christmas.  Here is my DT card.




We are sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps



One lucky Random Winner  with receive 7 digi's of their own choice.

The theme is U ~ Under the Pile  So use something you've had for more than a year!


This little sweetie is called Bobblehead Christmas ~  Angel  I already had her in my folder..Reminds me of our Granddaughters school Christmas Concert ..That's why there's children of all different ages! Some in school shoes, some in satin white. Each and every one coloured with Copics,  wasn't sure how much would show lol. The stars also came with the image. ... Coloured with Copics..LOts of glitter . Gold on the halos ....Silver the wings...  Eyes Glossy Accents on most and a couple with Crackles Accent! It's the lights that give them that kina look!  I've used an ancient  snowflake stamp in the background embossed with WoW Embossing powder.... Papers, Bells, Go Kreate square dies and Sizzex Star are all over 12 months old..Found it a pleasant surprise just looking for items over 12 months old! There  things there that I'd forgotten I had lol.. Sentiment MB letters.

Challenges entering..

Incy Wincy ~ All that Glitters
That's Crafty! ~ All of a Sparkle
The Merry Christmas ~ Add a Sentiment
Digistamps4Joy ~ Anything Goes make your own background
Card Mania ~ Let it Shine
Stempelsonnen ~ Anything Goes
Fab 'n' Funky ~ Shades of Grey/Lots of Sparkle




Thank you so much for calling.....


Friday, 7 October 2016

#212 CHALLENGE OVER AT QKR STAMPEDE

Good Morning!
Today sees the start of another Challenge over at QKR Stampede.
Here is my DT card.


#212 Challenge this week is Autumn Leaves


Coloured with Copics. Lots of dies used here..
Memory Box Trees. Grass Spellbinders, Leaves three sizes from Crealies and a Sun that's from Lawn Fawn.
 This moose doesn't even care that there's leaves falling all around him lol. Just enjoying Autumn!
Sentiment Computer generated.

Challenges entering..

Animal Friends ~ Autumn/Halloween
Cardz 4 Guyz ~ Nature
Crafty Sentiments Designs ~ Anything Goes
Inky Chicks ~ Animals
Ellibelli's Creative Moment ~ Anything Goes with a focal point of a critter or creature
C.R.A.F.T. ~ Inspiration Picture




Thank you so much for calling...

Thursday, 6 October 2016

DEAR SANTA!

Good Morning!
Just time to upload this little sweetie before the sun comes up lol.



Now this little sweetie lives with Kim over at Kraftin Kimmie Stamps and he's called 
Dear Santa! Lots of juicy sentiments too..I still keep in touch with quite a few of my fellow friends from the Obedience Shows, thought this stamp would be ideal..It's still not for sale in the UK, but, Kim was pretty pronto in sending it across the waters from Canada..
Coloured with Prismacolor Pencils using Sansodor Oil. Lots of Glitter on Santa's suit..A white gel pen here and there..Scribbled round the edges.


Challenges entering..

The Merry Christmas ~ Use your Favorite Stamp
Christmas Card ~ Photo Challenge
My Sheri Crafts ~ Christmas

Thank you so much for calling..
See you tomorrow for the QKR Stampede Challenge...