Thursday 27 June 2013


Good Evening!
It's so nice to have a little rain today,,,
It's a little cooler too....Now don't get me wrong! I love it when the sky has the large yellow thing up there lol..
But, the flowers have all got a good drink, and I like one too! So as the saying says:
'Everything in the garden is rosy' lol .

Onto my card:
Now this week I spotted a Color Inspiration out here in blogland that I LOved...
Mostly Greens....Hence this little darlings green hair!
This cutie lives at Lacy Sunshine and she is called 'Gemma Gundrop Sticky Wings' as she is a Freebie! {Thank You Heather}
All you have to do is e-mail Heather, who sent it back right away... Enter her Challenge and that's it...
How good is that?? Very.
I've colored her with Copics/Pencils...Lots of Glitter on her little wings and all these Sticky Sweeties...I've even made two of them larger for the corner of the card...Paper pieced her hat/bow....Papers/Ribbon/Embellishments from stash..
Magnolia/Sizzix dies used...MS/X-Cut punches used..

Challenges entering..

Lacy Sunshine ~ Always Anything Goes
Love to Create ~ Photo Inspiration
The Cutie Pie  ~ Paper Piecing .....Hat/Bow
Crafty Ribbons ~ Anything Goes with Ribbon
My Heart Pieces ~ Use a Digi

Thank you sooooo much for calling.....

Tuesday 25 June 2013


Good Morning!
Going at a slooooow pace today! Just going to visit a friend this afternoon for coffee and a chat!
We have no bowling tonight because it's the 'local holidays' for two weeks....A team consists of 8 lady bowlers.. So tonight?        Hubbies included {if they want} so we are going out for a meal... 
Mines coming along  lol......So no cooking for me! Yipee...

 Onto my card:

This little cutie came from Cheryl at Sassy Cheryl's Stamps and is called 'Digi Curtsy Stamp' I didn't seem to be able to find her? when I went looking.... but, I spotted two more I want lol...
I've coloured her with Copics.... Pencil  grass..........Papers/Ribbon/Embellishments from stash...
I've used Shabby Pink Fran-tage round the image...Sizzix die butterflies with liquid pearl on them, I'm trying so hard to get them into that neat little 'blob' I find that some can do without no  problem! but, I won't give up and will get there in the end..  Go-Kreate dies also used..
Cheryl now as a list of Challenges to do over the next two month...... so this card?         I made yesterday! Nothing like getting in front lol...

Challenges entering.....

Sassy Cheryl's ~ Bling in the Sun
Creative Creations ~ Shaped cards
Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps ~  Shaped cards
The Kraftyhands ~ No Squares Allowed
Whimsy Stamps ~ Shaped cards
Crafty Boots ~ Anything but Square

Thank you soooo much for calling.............

Just spotted I'm in the Top 5 at Cutie Pie Challenge with
Cheryl's 'He is Loved' card! 

Monday 24 June 2013


Good Morning!
Today sees the start of  Challenge #68 over at                                                  Tammy's Scrapin Corner
Here is my DT card..

The Challenge .......................To  make a Step Card
We are sponsored this week by Bugaboo and SKDigi's
We all got to chose our own digi's and I choose 'Cute Dragon' from Bugaboo Stamps{Thank You x}
Boy! Isn't he cute!!
Now this is the first time I've ever made a step card like this one lol....and I really enjoyed making it! I've seen lots out here in blogland will certainly be making more!
He's colored with Copics...LOts and LOts of Glitter on his wings.. Distressed sky...Papers/Pearls from stash...I've used my .Marianne Icicle die for the 'grass' and  Kreaxions flower die with Spun Sugar distress ink. MS butterfly punch..

Challenges entering...

QKR Stampede ~ Summer Fun
Stampin with the Dragon ~ Anything Goes
Fab 'n' Funky ~ Animals
Natalie and Amy ~ Fantasy
Craft Lovin ~ Anything Goes
Challenges 4 Everybody ~ Always Anything Goes
Opus Gluei ~ Wings
That Craft Place ~ Flowers
Di's Digi Designs ~ Summer Fun
2 Sisters ~ Summer Fun
Pattie's Creations ~ Summertime Fun

Thank you soooo much for calling...
Please pop over to Tammy's and take a look at the FABulous Step card the  other DT's have made.

Friday 21 June 2013


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

The Challenge ...Flowers

The prize $6.00 Gift Certificate 

We are sponsored this week by Floppy Latte

We all got to choose our own Digi ..I chose Black Eyed Susan Floral Corner {Thank You x }
A CAS card.....Such a beautiful flower....I decided to cut the flowers and leaves and mount them onto green paper...Distressed paper edges ..Ribbon/Pearls from stash...

Challenge entering...
Ladybug Crafts  ~ Ribbon & Flowers
LEJ Designs ~ Add some Texture
Little red wagon ~ Only Cardstock

Thank you sooooo much for calling..
Please pop along to see what the other Guy and Gals have made.

Wednesday 19 June 2013


Good Evening!
See I'm feeling a bit better now!
For those who don't know..Frankie Valli was poorly on Monday evening!
Show cancelled!!!
They said it would be re-scheduled in the Autumn! If the date clashes with anything else..Hopefully we will get our monies back!....To much to loose  lol...

Onto my Card.....
This little cutie lives with Cheryl over  Sassy Cheryl's Stamps and is called Sassy Sally and Bella go Camping!
Sassy Cheryl has put a list up on the Challenge blog  this week letting us know what Challenges will be and seeing as I try to enter every week! It sure will come in handy!
Now because Sally and Bella  are still only young lol...they have to camp in their own garden!!
Coloured with Copics and Pencils...I've Paper-pieced the 'tent patches'...Distressed Sky.....Papers/Twine/Embellishments from stash. I haven't put a sentiment on cause the butterflies have just the right words on them... Spellbinder die used..

Challenges entering....

Sassy Cheryls ~ Here Come Summer
Love to Create ~ Paper Piecing 
Cards and More ~ Summer Fun
Deep Ocean ~ Welcome Summer
Lady Anne's ~ The Great Outdoors

Thank you sooooo much for calling.....

Monday 17 June 2013


Good Morning!
Today sees the start of  Challenge #67 at Tammy's Scrapin Corner
Here is my DT card....

The Challenge 'Anything with Wings'

We are sponsored this week by Eureka Stamps and Kenny K

So many FABulous images to choose from.....
In the end I chose Digi8501 Mother Duck
Boy! What a cutie she is....I colored them both with  Copics...The 'apron' has dimension...
Papers/Embellishments from stash...MB die used...

Challenges entering...

365 Cards ~ Welcome Summer
Little Miss Muffet ~ Happy Families
Delicious Doodles ~ All Creatures Great and Small
Stampin' for the Weekend ~ Cute
Really Reasonable Ribbon ~ #74 I'm Seeing Dots & Ribbon

Thank you soooo much for calling...
Please pop over to Tammy's and take a peek at what the other DT's have made...

Friday 14 June 2013


Bad Afternoon!

We have just been informed that Frankie Valli is poorly!!
So the show's been Cancelled.....
They have informed us that they will be re-scheduling sometime in the Autumn and to retain our tickets...
Know idea how many sleep - overs that is lol.....

My hubby was scheduled to see him in the early 70's and that was cancelled too..
Must be his fault this time to!!!!

Thank you for listening ...
Thank you soooo much for calling...



Good Morning!
We had a good dose of rain yesterday! It's watered the garden lovely...
Our flowers seem to be growing {at last}..I can never understand how
we always get the weeds on time lol...

Now this little cutie comes from Elizabeth Dulemba at                           Coloring Page Tuesday and it's a freebie.
 ........Elizabeth has lots of GOrgeous freebies for most occasions...... I don't make commissioned cards...But, a friend asked if I could find one with a Unicorn on for Evie's  Christening, 
Apparently their gift to her is going to be a Rocking Horse..
Coloured with Copics..Liquid Pearls round his neck...Paper/Embellishments from stash..
EK Success flower and X-Cut butterfly punches...Magnolia/Crealies dies used...

Challenges entering....

In the Pink ~ Pink with flowers
Charisma Cardz ~ Digi Stamps Only
Cute Card Thursday ~ Once Upon a Time
Crafty Ribbons ~ Anything Goes with Ribbon
Paper Crafting Journey ~ Pearls and Swirls 

Thank You soooo much for calling...

3 more sleeps!

Thursday 13 June 2013


Good Afternoon!
When our Granddaughter is waiting for something? She counts in sleeps lol...So that's what I'm doing!
It's 4 more sleeps before we go to the M.E.N. to see Frankie Vallie! Yes!!!! We've had the tickets since Christmas lol...So won't be long now...

Onto my card..
This little cutie lives with Cheryl over at Sassy Cheryl's and he's called 'He is Loved' and Yes, he is!
Coloured with Copics...his bear has dimension. Distressed sky... Fran-tage' Shabby Blue ' on the clouds. Papers/Embellishments from stash..The button seems to look green, but it's really grey.   I've used Spellbinder/Magnolia/Memory Box  dies and a MS punch for the border..

Challenges entering....

Sassy Cheryls ~ For a Guy/Boy
Crafting for all Seasons ~ One for the Guys
Cards for Men ~ Boys with be Boys
The Cutie Pie ~ One for the Kids
Papertake Weekly ~ Hello Boys

Thank you soooo much for calling.....

Tuesday 11 June 2013


Good Morning!
We've been to the pictures to watch a 3D Movie! 
Boy, I thought we'd bought the the place when we payed for the tickets + glasses!
But I've got to admit it was worth every penny! I can't remember what I payed last time lol..
The glasses then were cardboard with one eye red and I think the other was green he! he! That shows my age lol.

Now this little cutie lives at Lacy Sunshine and she's called 'Bubbles'. I've only just found these images and find that it's their First Anniversary Challenge!
I've colored her with Copics...There's lots and lots of  Glossy Accents on every single bubble..One of the petals as 3 Dimension...
Papers/Ribbons/Embellishment from stash.... Spellbinder dies. X-Cut butterfly punch.. Kreaxions flowers distress with Dried Marigold....

Challenges entering...

                                                 Lacy Sunshine ~ Always Anything Goes {must have a hand colored image}
Challenges 4 Everybody  ~  Anything Goes
The Crafty Blogger     ~ Bright & Breezy
Created With Love ~   Anything Goes 
Alphabet Challenge     I for Image
                   Chocolate, Coffee & Card ~ Fantasy and/or Fairies
Lia Stampz ~ Add a Flower {or more}
Alota Stamps ~ #108 Summer Feeling

Thank you sooooo much for calling.......

Monday 10 June 2013


Good Morning!
Things are getting back to normal! Only the school run to do today.....
And because it's Monday....................
Today sees the start of Challenge #66 over at                                        Tammy's Scrapin Corner
Here is my DT card..

The Challenge ~ Manly Card/Father's Day

We are sponsored this week by SKDigi's  I chose Flamingo set of 2 Thank you so much x
I used just one of the images so cute, and thought  'he could look after a smaller version!'  So merged them together   ....Now I know that Flamingo's are Pink lol..but, when I researched them? I found their young are Grey!   I'm not telling you what sex this youngster is lol..cause I don't know! he! he!
I've colored them both with Copics . Glossy Accents on their eyes... Distress Inks for the Sky...Papers/Ribbon/Embellishments from stash...
The butterflies are a x-cut punch....Magnolia flower with a tiny WO flower in the center.

Challenges entering...

The Perfect Sentiment ~ Father's Day
QKR Stampede ~ Ribbons & Bows
Incy Wincy ~ Butterflies & Bows
Creative Belli Blog ~ #171 Father's Day
Paper Pretties ~ Dad
Stamp n doodle ~ Father's Day
Alphabet Challenge ~ I for Image
Pattie's Creations  ~ Father's Day
Simply Create Too ~ Father's Day/For a Male
Stampin with the Dragon ~ One for Dad

Please pop over to Tammy's and take a peek at what the other DT's girls have done..

Thank you soooo much for calling....

Saturday 8 June 2013


Good Morning!
Phew! I hope to be  getting back to normal today! {Well my kinda normal}
Our DIL has been away with School to Paris! For a Week!.
That meant I had to be up at 6.00 a.m. each morning to be at our Son's for 7.00 so he could go off to work!
I've been on School run each day! Pick up in the afternoons and then Freya had so many after School activities . The one I was looking forward to was a meal whilst she had her dancing lesson! No such luck! The kitchens had gone down and an hour half  later they still weren't fix..So that was a no go! I've even done one evening so the boys could go Kayaking.

Onto my card!
This little cutie comes from Sassy Cheryl's she came from a set of three images and it's called
A Simple Bunch of Flowers  Coloured with Copics/Pencils/Touch of White Pen on Cheeks.... Her hat I added dimension to...The eyes of this image 'cracked me up'.....Soooo that's what I did! I put Crackled Accents on them....There's Crystal Stickles on the petticoat too....Papers/Ribbon/Embellishments from stash...Magnolia fence as Shabby Pink Fran-tage on it..
Flowers are Kleaxions die distressed with Sugar spun..As is the Sky.........Sizzix/Spellbinder dies used..

Challenges entering.

Sassy Cheryls ~ Perfectly Pinkalicious!
Aud Sentiments ~ Anything Goes
Dutch Dare ~ Summers Coming {That's why she as this big hat on lol.}
In the Pink ~ Anything Goes as long as it's Pink
Nutcrafters ~ Mono
The Paper Shelter ~ Flower Power
Charisma Cardz ~ Tons of Layers

Thank you soooo much for calling....

Friday 7 June 2013


Good Morning!
Today sees the start of not just another Challenge over at                                                           Digi Haven

But, Our First Anniversary......

Yep!     Digi Haven as been Blogging for 1 Year!  Yippee!!

Here is my DT Card!

The Challenge ~ 'Use any Digi that's Celebratory'
Please pop over and Celebrate with us...
 Our Sponsors this week: Beccy's Place

                                         Stamp n Doodle
                                         Platypus Creek Digitals
                                        Mynnette Kitchen
                                        Di's Digi
                                        Broken Box Stock

That's one lot of Sponsors...........Lots and Lots of Prizes too....

Onto My card....
This little cutie came from Beccy Place  and is called Quilted One and Bear  Thank you Beccy. LOve him.
Coloured with Copics..Papers/Ribbon/Embellishments from stash...The balloons are a punch and I've mounted three of them onto acetate ..hope they look as though Teddy as just let go of them lol..

Pleae pop over and take a look at the FABulous Prizes there are this week..
LOts of great cards from our Boy and Girls too..

Challenges entering

Please come and join us!
Thank you sooooo much for calling..

Thursday 6 June 2013


Good Afternoon!
We are having FABulous weather again here today!
I've just called in with this Christmas card Again! lol
It's one I made last year for the very first Challenge over at                           Digi Haven
And I Won!
Doesn't time fly*****

I never thought 6 months later I would be joining these Brilliant girls and boy  as a DT...
Tomorrow sees the start of our  New Year with a New Challenge at Digi Haven

 Lots of Sponsors and Lots of Prizes...

Please be sure to pop in......

Thank you
See you tomorrow x

Details of my card here

Tuesday 4 June 2013


Good Afternoon!
What FABulous weather we're having here...At least it's kept me in a good mood lol..
I cleaned up yesterday..Then hubby went in  the loft and his foot came through! Boy! What a mess!
 We've got a 2 ft square missing for the ceiling now..The're was dust everywhere along with bits of board..We now need a plasterer...

Now this little cutie came from  Lacy Sunshine  I bought two digi's over the weekend. Heather had a  24 Hour Flash Sale and I also got one free!  This one is  Wanda's First Spring Digi Set she just called out to be Pink! Coloured with Copics..Dimension on her flower...Sky..Distressed with Peeled Paint. Papers/Ribbon/Embellishmens from stash....Spellbinder/Heart die used..X-Cut punch for the butterflies..

Challenges entering

Lacy Sunshine ~ Anything Goes **Must include hand colored image
bastel~traum ~ Birthday
Opus Gluei ~ Birthday
Make It Monday #143 ~ Anything Goes

Thank you soooo much for calling...

Monday 3 June 2013


Good Morning!
Today sees the start of another Challenge #65 at Tammy's Scrapin Corner.
Here is my DT card!

The Challenge 'Extra Texture'
We are sponsored this week by QKR Stampede

We all got to choose our own Digi's and I chose    'Digi 6807 Happy Duckling' {Thank You}
Swimming along on this hot Summers day lol...
Isn't he a cutie!   I must admit they have soooo many brilliant images to chose it was hard..
I've colored him with Copics!    Paper/Ribbon/Embellishments from stash...     Extra Texture?    The felt lol...He is actually 'swimming' in two pieces of the stuff!   You can just spot it on the left had side...   The clouds are a MB die...
Challenges entering

QKR Stampede ~ Any Winged Creature
SweetPea Stampers ~ Birds of a Feather
TotallyPaperCrafts ~ Anything Goes
Sister Act Card ~ Anything Goes
The Ribbon Girl ~ Add a die cut
Crafty Calender ~ Things with Wings!
The ABC Challenge ~ O for Open
Heck of a Challenge ~  Bingo! {Bird, Ribbon MB die's } Check
One Crazy Stamper ~ Summer Fun
Catch the Bug ~ Anything Goes
Eclectic Ellapu ~ Anything with Wings

Please pop over to Tammy's and take a peek at  the GORgeous cards the other DT girls have made.

Thank you sooooo much for calling.....