Friday 30 August 2013


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

The Theme Vingtage/Something Old

We are sponsored this fortnight by Floppy Latte's Digital Designs
I chose Jack-in-the-box {Thank You}

The winner with receive a $6 gift certificate to use at the store

Iv'e colored this cutie with Copics. Distressed all edges....Papers/Ribbons/Embellishments from stash..
There's a little key tied up with the ribbons..Jack needs it to get the box open!
Spellbinder/Magnolia dies used....

Challenges entering....

It's all about the vintage ~ Use a metal embellishment {key}
Crafty Ribbons ~ Anything Goes with Ribbon
Divas by design ~ Lovely lace {on the ticket}
Created with LOve ~ Anything Goes
Simply Create Too ~ Vintage/Or Old

Please pop over to Digi Haven and take a peek at what the other Guy and Gals have made this week..

Thank you sooooo much for calling....

Thursday 29 August 2013


   Listen to in fall.......
Good Morning!
Have I got you all singing now lol...
We are expecting a downfall this morning sooo I thought this card would be appropriate!
We have an Arts Festival Week  in our Village. 
Now once you've payed you can go every day....and  Classes that you  take part in are free...
 so this afternoon it's a Cake Decorating Workshop! So I'm going to have a go!
Then all I'll have to do ........Is find time to make cakes lol.....How easy is that!

I got this little cutie from Sassy Cheryl's Stamps and she's called 'Sam's rainy day'!
I've coloured her with Copics....LOts of Glossy Accents on that huge puddle she's standing in...
also, on the raindrops...I've paper pieced the Umbrella....... Papers/Ribbon/Embellishments from stash.
Spellbinder/Sizziix dies used...EK Success punches.....

Challenges entering....

Sassy Cheryl's ~ Make a Splash  {Water Themed Project}
Scrapper's Delights ~ Paper Piecing
Simon Says ~ Anything Goes

Thank you soooo much for Calling.......

Tuesday 27 August 2013


Good Morning!
Strange day today! With bowling finishing last week, It's hard work getting into it at the beginning of the season, but, just as hard getting out of it the end..Going to a friends this afternoon, will probably stop longer that usual....

I'm here again with another Tilda!     This cutie as been coloured with Copics.    There's Diamond Dust on her hat...Crystal Stickles  on her sleeves.....Cuttlebug embossing  folder..
Dies are Dee's Distinctively..Star a  Papermania stamp, stamped with Distress Ink 'peeled paint'      Lots of Glitter lol..Sentiment rubber stamp from Mariannedesigns. .  .  I've stitched  a 'Snowflake' on Aida and made a button!
Other embellishments from stash....

Close up of my Button!

Challenges entering..

Time for Magnolia ~  Christmas #24 Stitching True or False {Snowflake}
Tilda's Town ~ Christmas
CHNC ~ Cute
CHNC extra ~ Anything {Christmas} Goes
Crimbo Crackers ~ It's Snow Business
Crafty Boots ~ Christmas in August!
Holly Jolly ~ Monochromatic

Thank you soooo much for calling....

Monday 26 August 2013


Good Morning!
Today sees the start of Challenge #77 and  we're also having a  DT call  over at Tammy's Scrapin Corner.
Here is my DT card

The theme this week ~ Anything Goes

We are sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps and MelJen's Designs

I chose JJ Cheers from Bugaboo...
Now for those of you that know me! I really don't do many Christmas Cards....he! he! so I couldn't resist this one!
I've coloured this cutie with Copics...LOts of Glossy Accents and a Paper pieced dress Papers/Embellishments from stash....The Poinsettia is a stamp from Creative Expressions... Marieanne/Spellbinder dies used.

Challenges entering....

Pattie's Creations ~ Anything Goes
QKR Stampede ~ Anything Goes
Stampin with the Dragon ~ Christmas in August
Dream it Up! ~ Christmas in August

Please pop over  to Tammy's and take a peek at what the other girls  decided to do.....
We're having a DT call too.....

Thank You  sooooo much for calling...

Sunday 25 August 2013


Good Morning!
What a lovely morning it is! We've been looking after our Grandson's Snake and Goldfish for two weeks Whilst they were in  Portugal! You  can guess at who looked after the Goldfish {Right! Wasn't me}.
They called yesterday to pick them up and we watched a video of our lads swimming with Dolphins..Boy! It brought a small amount of water to my eye, I can tell you....Just Wonderful....Freya was a tad to small this time, but, there's talk of next time already...

Now this little cutie lives at Sassy Cheryl's Stamps and they are called 'Just hanging around' I've coloured them with Copics.. I've put the sentiment on upside down on purpose lol...Just seemed to fit lovely.
Paper/Ribbon/Embellishments from stash...Those pink fluffy clouds  are Memory Box are felt...

Challenge entering

Sassy Cheryl's ~ Happy Birthday
Crafty Ribbons ~ Anything Goes with Ribbon
Crazy 4 Challenges ~ Animals
One Stop Craft ~ Spots and Dots {Last Challenge}
Totally Gorjuss ~ Bows

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

Wednesday 21 August 2013


Good Morning!
Well Summer's at an end as far as bowling!
We had our last match yesterday...We start in April and it's gone soooo fast.

Mr Linky picked me last week at the Lacy Sunshine Challenge! and I got to chose FIVE images!
How good is that!...Very. {Thank you so much Heather}
Now I've entered their Challenges a few times and thought it only fair that I enter again! and this cutie  is one I bought a while ago!
Coloured her with Copics...There's lots and lots of Glossy Accents on the bubbles.
Spun Sugar Distress Ink for the Sky.
Papers/Ribbon/Embellishments from stash...Spellbinder/Magnolia Dies used and the leaf is a Dawn Bibby rubber stamp! X-Cut Punch used..

Challenges entering..

Lacy Sunshine ~ Girls, Girls, Girls!
ABC ~ Lots of Layers
Digi Darla's ~ Birthday Celebrations

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

Monday 19 August 2013


Good Morning!
Today sees the start of another Challenge #76 at Tammy's Scrapin Corner
Here is my DT card......

The Theme this week is...... Image containing FOOD
We are sponsored this week by Eureka Stamps.
We all got to choose our digi 
I chose 25303{533}Cabbage Bunny Thank you sooo much x
I coloured this little cutie with Copics...Papers/Ribbon/Embellishments....
Memory Box/Spellbinder die used..

Challenges entering...

Jellypark ~ Cuddly Wuddly
CMC Copic ~ Anything Goes
Challenges 4 Everybody ~ Anything Goes
Inspire me Fridays 116 ~ Anything Goes!
Kitty Bee Designs #6 ~ Birthday

Please pop over to Tammy's and take a peek at the delicious food the other DT's have got!

Thank you sooooo much for calling...

Sunday 18 August 2013


Good Morning!
Wish I'd known yesterday that Football would be on last night! My day would have been planned differently.
Although there must be something in the Air! lol.. Cause.....
I've been in my Tilda drawer again!

In fact I ended up with two Magnolia stamps! 
Coloured them all with Copics she's got lots of Glitter on her wings and dress....
Now the little bird? I stamped him on to acetate and then pressed my paper on to get him to face the other way....I needed them to be looking at each other on earth can they chatter if they don't face each other lol.. Papers/Ribbon/Embellishments from stash....Crealies/Memory Box/Go Kreate/Marieanne dies used..Oh! and the little clouds are felt....

Challenges entering.....

Tilda Town ~ Welcome Fall
Marvelous Magnolia ~ Anything Goes
Midweek Magnolias ~ Shaped Cards
Copic Marker Europe ~ Favourite Colours Orange/Brown
Deep Ocean ~ Odd Shapes {Me!}

Thank you sooooo much for calling.....

Saturday 17 August 2013


Good Morning!
We have rain coming and it's suppose to last all day!
Hubby off to footsie..Me! I can do what I want...
So..Coffee with a friend and then back home for Crafting! 

Memories is what I've called it lol..Cause it's a looooooong time since I went tree climbing..
Now this little cutie lives at Sassy Cheryl's Shop and she's called  Winter Morning Social
Do any of you have the same trouble as me? I always 'spot' another Digi I NEED when I when I'm uploading what the image is called lol...
Coloured with a 4H Pencil!! Now this is a first for me...When I'd done it! I wasn't sure if it would start to come off...Sooo I've used VersaMark stamp pad/Clear Embossing Powder on the image a few times and then popped it into the freezer for 5 minutes {Hubby tend to just look! and say nothing lol} I've given it the 'old' feeling with using Vintage Photo over it...Papers/Embellishments from stash...
Memory Box/Marieanne/Magnolia dies used..A Musical rubber stamp over the flower..X-Cut Butterfly punch. 

Challenges entering

Sassy Cheryl's ~ Black/White Photo's
Challenges and sweets ~ Colours, Smells and Tastes of Summer {Memories lol...}
Just for Fun ~ Anything Goes {1st Challenge} 
Card Makin Mamas ~ Black/White plus {1} colour
 Pattie's Creations Design ~ Embossing any type

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

Friday 16 August 2013


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

The Theme....Sea Life ~  Fishy

We are sponsored this week by DigiStamps4Joy
The Prize......FIVE images
We got to chose our own image..I chose Miss Beauty  what a cutie she is....Thank You x

I've coloured the little darling in Copics..or course there's lots of Glittler all over her body..Tumbled Glass distress ink around her with a few little air bubbles done with  a marker pen and    Glossy Accents...Papers/Ribbons/Embellishments from stash..There's Glitter in that bottle a girl never know when she need some lol. Spellbinder/Go Kreate/Memory Box/Magnolia dies used..Punch in a Woodware one..

Challenges entering.......

Scrap-Creations ~ Girls Just want to have Fun
Creative Creations ~ Monochromatic
Digi Darla's  ~ Fins, Feathers or Fur
The Paper Girls ~ Glitter, Glitter, Glitter
Without Words ~ Beach Holiday/By the Seaside
Anything Goes ~ By the Sea
Fresh Brewed Blog ~  Ocean or Beach and Glitter
The Challenge Blog ~ Summer,sun and beach

Please pop over to Digi Haven to take a peek at what the Guy and Gals have made.

Thank you soooo much for calling..

Wednesday 14 August 2013


Good Afternoon!
Shock! I'm here again with another Magnolia Stamp!

Last week I won at Totally Tilda with my Christmas Card and thought it only fair that I entered again!
Trouble is it's  a Wedding Theme this week...Sooooo   Dug in a box I have to see what  was there.... The only stamped image I have that would pass is this...{which I got many moons ago from Liz}..
So Edwin's the Groom! and cause it states use a Tilda! There's a mini  Tilda in the photo frame!

I've colored them with Copics....Rubber stamped  using VersaMark/Fran-tage  on the Spellbinder die behind him...
Papers/Ribbon/Embellishments from stash.....I've made my photo frame again used air'drying clay. Sizzix/Magnolia dies...X-Cut Butterfly punch...
The clock says 3 00 pm...cause that's the time of the Wedding so plenty of time left.....See I'm improvising lol....
hope you've gone along with me!

Challenges entering

Totally Tilda ~ Wedding 
Magnolia-Licious ~ Lacey Lace {Tags}
Magnolia Mania ~ Bingo Edwin/Tilda/Butterfly
Crafty Sentiments ~ Dies and Punches
Here comes the Boys ~ Only Squares
Little Claire's Designs ~ Weddings/Anniversary
Bunny Zoe's Crafts ~ Bingo Tag/Die Cuts/Ribbon{behind flower on left}

Thank you sooooo much for calling....

Monday 12 August 2013


Good Morning!
Today sees the start of Challenge #75 over at                                                           Tammy's Scrapin Corner
Here is my DT card

The Theme this week is SPORTS
We are sponsored by SKDigi's

We all got to chose our own images...I chose Flamingo {Thank you Sonia}
Now this comes in a set of Two!                I LOve this little fellow and I actually used the other digi from the set  a few weeks ago for Father's Day.  Coloured with Copics...Glossy Accents on his eyes lol...Making the Bullrushes/Foliage larger I've used them as embellishments.. Papers freebies from a Magazine..Ribbon from stash...Spellbinder/Magnolia dies used...Sentiments..Computer...

Challenges entering......

Southern Girls ~ Things beginning with F...Flamingo
SKdigis ~  Sonia's FANtastic Linking Party
Flutter By Wednesday's ~ Anything Goes
Whimsical Designs ~ Anything Goes
Crafting By Design ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons ~ Anything Goes with Ribbon

Please pop over to Tammy's and take a peek at what the other DT Sports are...

Thank you soooo much for calling...

Thursday 8 August 2013


Good Afternoon!
Warm and Sunny here again today...Washing all done {Ironing can wait lol}
Son called last night to ask me to make a card for tonight! I saw a sketch so here it is! {Phew}
Boys always seem difficult to do..but, really the're not..Just have to remember not to add to much!

This image came from Kenny K's  and he's called Dirt Bike Mike seeing as our Son and his friend are into bikes this is ideal! Coloured with Copics...Papers from stash... MB/Spellbinder dies used...

Challenges entering..

Here Come The Boys ~ Sketch
Cards for Men ~ Heavy Metal

Thank you soooo much for calling.....
Off out for the Afternoon now with a friend..Coffee/Cake in that order....

Wednesday 7 August 2013


Good Evening!
Don't go into shock! I've made a Christmas card! Now last year I managed to make at least one every week! Sometimes more..But, sadly there's been a lack of them up till now....Other things tend to take over lol..So I thought it about time I made one! I've even used one of my Tilda stamps!

I've coloured this little cutie with Copics...LOts of Glitter on her cuffs...The little scene in the background is also a Magnolia Stamp..Using Kraft card, I've coloured with Pencil and again lots of Glitter.
I've painted the bells and added glitter onto them.. Painted around the die too..
Magnolia/Spellbinder/Marieanne dies used...Papers/Ribbon from stash...

Challenges entering...
Totally Tilda ~ Christmas Bingo {Ribbon/Snowflake die/Glitter}
The Hobby House ~ Christmas
Dutch Magnolia ~ Christmas in July
Jingle Belles ~ Make a card with a house on it
ABC Christmas ~ P for Present..

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

Tuesday 6 August 2013


Good Morning!
I was asked to make a card by my Grandson!
{At short notice lol} It was for a 13 year old girl..
Not his 'Girlfriend' I was informed...JUst a Friend...

I thought this image just right! 
And it was a freebie! 
Thank you so much Sureya .
This one is called 'How cute am I' all she asks is to thank her and tell people were the image came from..
She had lots of GORgeous images and there's another couple I just LOve...
Colored with Copics ..Papers/Embellishments for stash..
Distressed the edges..I've been hand stitching again lol..although I did make my stitches smaller than usual!
Spellbinder/Magnolia/Sizzix  dies used...

Challenges entering....

The ABC Challenge ~ S for Stitching..{down the side}
Penny's Paper-Crafty ~ Stitching 
My Heart Pieces ~ Stitching {Real or Faux} Real...
TotallyPaperCrafts ~ Inspired by a Song {What's New Pussycat} Tom Jones
Lacy Sunshine ~ Favourite things {Copics/Stitching}
Di'sdigidesigns ~ Stitching real or Faux

Thank you soooo much for calling.....

Monday 5 August 2013


Good Evening!
This is my second post today! 
We've had some much wanted rain today! It's a little cooler and my garden needed a drink so bad!
{Yes! lol  My Garden} 

This little cutie lives at  Sassy Cheryl's Stamps and they are a digi called
Colored with Copics.....Glossy Accents on the flowers, ladybirds and Max's nose...
I've used Cream papers..Heart embossing folder..Spellbinder/Magnolia/Memory Box dies..
X-Cut Butterfly punch..Embellishments from stash....

Challenges entering.

Sassy Cheryl's ~ Vintage..Creams/White

Thank you soooo much for calling....

Sunday 4 August 2013


Good Morning.
Today sees the start of Challenge #73 over at
Here is my DT card...

The theme this week is Music
Sponsored by QKR Stampede 
We all got to chose our own image...I choose digi 15616 Bathing Frog..{Thank You}
I mean if a guy can't sing in the bath? lol.....Where can he sing!
Coloured with Copics...There's lots of glitter on the bubbles...Papers and embellishments from stash...
I've used a Music stamp from Personal Impressions...Stamped with VersaMark embossed with Personal Impressions 'Opaque White' ..then distressed with Peeled Paint...Magnolia/Spellbinder dies used.

Challenges entering..
Oozak ~ Anything Goes Funny
Challenges 4 Everybody ~ Anything Goes
Crafts-Too ~ Summer Days
Delicious Doodles ~ Anything Goes
Digitally 'Sweet' ~ Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create~ Anything Goes/Optional twist..Use a sentiment

Please pop over to Tammy's and  take a peek at the other 'Musical' DT's

Thank you sooooo much for calling....

Friday 2 August 2013


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

The Challenge is The Beach

We are sponsored this week by Bugaboo Stamps
Who will be giving a Prize of 7 Digi's to the Winner!
We all got to choose our own image...I chose                                               Flamingo-Beach {Thank You}

Boy! What a cutie she is!  I coloured her with Copics...There's lots of Glossy Accents on her sun-shades..
Her Surf  Board is paper pieced...A dimension head lol..cause she's soooo tall for my square! 
Papers/Ribbon/Pearls from stash...I cut the little bucket/spade from the papers, then added a small piece of twine for the handle...Spellbinder die used...

Challenges entering....

Eclectic Ellapu ~ Anything Goes
Mema's Crafts ~ Best Vacation {Lots of Surfing}
QKR Stampede ~ Summer Fun
Nutcrafters ~ Summer Sunshine Fun
Animal Friends ~ Summer
Pollycraft ~ Fun in the Sun
Dream Valley ~ Summer Days
Cute Card Thursday ~ Anything Goes
Happy Campers ~ Summer
Southern Girls ~ Animal Antics
Heck of a Challenge ~ Summer Holidays
A Little Bit Crafty ~ Summer Sun 
Just Because Linky Party ~ Anything Goes

Please pop over to Digi Haven and take a peek at what the other Guy and Gals have made.

Thank You sooooo much for calling...