Friday 31 October 2014


Good Morning!
I'm off to the Bowling Presentation tonight!  Women only lol..
Potato Pie/Cheese & Onion suppers and of course Gateau for afters.. Yep! I know it's not everyone's idea of fun....but, it is for us ...Course we won the league! Yipee!

Now this little cute Birdbrain lives at FromtheHeartStamps  and is called Birdbath Chick
The digi's always have lots of sentiments too! These are just two of them.
It's a CAS card cause that's the sketch this week for their Challenge.
Coloured with Copics and I've stuck to the colours again lol.. Yep! I know his cheeks look red not sure if it's the water or the fact that he's been spotted having a bath!! he! he! Paper from stash... Memory Box dies used


Challenges entering....

FromtheHeart  ~ Sketch/Twist
4 Crafty Chicks ~ Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments ~ 2 or 3 word sentiment

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Thursday 30 October 2014


Good Morning!
We went to Northgate in Manchester Tuesday to watch a film
'Northern Soul' it's only on at selected cinema's
Thoroughly enjoyed the music and enjoyed a meal afterwards!

Well! lol Kimberley's done it! This is the last in the Kimberly series. {4 in all}
Another from Make it Crafty and it's called Kimberly Weigh Scales
Think we can all relate to this lol..I know I can..I've been on a diet for 50 years and it's not made a blind bit of difference!
Coloured with Copics......LOts of Glitter on the petticoat..I've used Broken China distress inks for the background..Papers from stash...Magnolia die used.

Challenges entering....

Digistamps4Joy ~ Anything Goes
Divas by design ~ Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination ~ Always Anything Goes
Fab 'n' Funky ~ "In stitches" Let's have a Laugh

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Monday 27 October 2014


Good Evening!
Well I'm feeling fine now after my flue/pneumonia injections..
Only thing is hubbies down with a bad cold {honest}
How ironic is that! So a  lot of TLC is needed... 

Now this little sweetie is a stamp! Can't remember when she last appeared lol..
Don't you feel bad when you spot something that's not seen the light of day for months!
I seem to use Digi stamps all the time now....Coloured with Copics...There's lots of glitter on her wings...Papers/Ribbon from stash...Marieanne/Spellbinder dies used..I've embossed half the paper and the other half covered with Vellum....

Challenges entering....

Winter Wonderland ~ Gold Christmas
Digistamps4Joy ~ Monthly Christmas (October}
Christmas at Sweet Stampin'  Snowflakes {2nd entry}
Penny Black and More ~ Get ahead for Christmas

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Saturday 25 October 2014


Good Evening!
Well I'm sitting here with two sore arms tonight, I went for my flu jab this morning and the doctor conned me into have another one for pneumonia! The pneumonia one is just a one off jab thank goodness.  The nice thing about this morning was you could go between 9~12 no appointment needed and the doctor was in jeans and a tee~shirt so it was very informal.
Onwards with the diet lol...See I told you I'd bought all the new 'keep fit' digi's from
Make it Crafty Ta~Dah!!   Here's another one.

This cutie is Kimberly Jogging Digi Stamp  there's nothing this girl can't do lol..
Coloured with Copics ..The skies been distressed with Dusty Concord to tone in with the papers.
Papers/Embellishments from stash... Spellbinder dies used..

Challenges entering.....

Crafty Creations ~ Thinking of You
Inspiration Destination ~ Anything Goes
Penny's Paper~Crafty ~ Polka dots and pearls
Crafty  Sentiments ~ Use a Sentiment

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Friday 24 October 2014


Good Evening!
Our Son rang late last night, could I make a card for tonight. No rush he said "The Birthday's not till Saturday it's for a 50th!"... Okay I do have the stash... It would be nice to have a couple of days to think about it lol. So guess what I've been doing this afternoon?

Now this little chappie lives at FromtheHeart Stamps Yep! I know another Birdbrain chick, I LOve these little guys...This ones called Holly Jolly Christmas  There's quite a few sentiments with this image. I've used one of them...Coloured with Copics.. Papers/Embellishments from stash..

 Yep!   I know the trees a strange colour..but, then again how many birds have you seen with a scarf on lol...There's a colour palette this week and I've managed once again to stick to them!

The  Challenge at FromtheHeart Sketch is to choose any sketch from the Gallery.
That's why I'm a tad late entering this week..
It was harder to choose a sketch than making the card he! he!

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Thursday 23 October 2014


Good Afternoon!
Our Grandson's gone to Barcelona today with school! Until next Wednesday.
They should be just getting on the ferry as I'm uploading this card.
How times change {for the better}  must admit I did get to Germany once with school.
But, they do  get more opportunities  now which is a good thing .   

I've used a couple of stamps from the Christmas Fireplace set for this card{Hmmm} a CAS  Tee-Shirt!
Coloured with copics..I cut the little candy cane and popped it into the pocket that has faux stitching, as has the collar!
The shirt measures 5.1/2 x 5.1/2..
The Challenge over at House-Mouse & Friends asks for all white/coloured images only..
and this is what sprung to mind! 

side view..

Challenges entering

House-Mouse & Friends ~ White on White
As you like it ~  Favorite Style Cute or Elegant {&why} Cute wins every time! I LOve these little house meeces!
Red Rubber Inspirationals  ~ Stay Focused on the Image/Anything Goes
Sassy Studio Designs ~ Not hip to be square

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Wednesday 22 October 2014


Good Morning!
I'm getting soooo behind with my Christmas cards lol.
Even though I did start right after Christmas. Me thinks I will have to get a spurt on.

Now this little trio came from Bugaboo stamps and their called wsnowman trio
Coloured with Copics..There's lots of glitter everywhere lol..
The paper already had Christmas on so thought it would be a shame not to take advantage!
Ribbon/pearls from stash... Woodware snowflake punch used..

Challenges entering..

Holly Jolly Christmas ~ Snowman fun
Nutcrafters ~ Winter Weather

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Tuesday 21 October 2014


Good Evening!
Tuesday meant a day at a friends, such terrible weather along with strong winds made it a hard journey, but, the coffee and cake I had when I got there was lovely!

Now this guy lives at KennyK downloads and he's called Super Genius Coloured with Copics.
There's Glossy Accents on them glasses! I've teamed him up with a Make It Crafty  image that I got as a freebie a long time ago..I've used  Autumn colours.......The leaves are a Crealies die MB/Spellbinder dies aso used ........ Papers from stash..

Challenges entering...

Party Time Tuesdays ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Boots ~ Falling Leaves and Halloween
Love to Create  ~ Anything Goes/Fall Colours
Digi  Choosday ~ Birthdays
Cuttlebug Mania ~ Leaves

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Monday 20 October 2014


Good Afternoon!
Time to play before School Run!
We've been tiding up the garden, and putting our garden furniture in the garage?
 how come every year when it's put away, we always find thing in there that need to go to the tip!
So that's another thing we did this morning.... 

Now this little cutie lives at Teddy Bo  and is called  Teddy Bea-114
Coloured her with Copics..There's glitter on these pom-poms.
Papers/Embellishments from stash..Spellbinder dies and EK Success punch used.

Challenges entering...

The Teddy Bo ~ Bingo { Ribbon/Gems/Flowers }
Glitter n Sparkle ~ Use some Orange

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Friday 17 October 2014


Good Afternoon!
Yes! I know that you lovely people  that follow me have heard about my Hula Hoop! Well my friend bought one just the same as mine only a different colour!  So here's her Birthday card and she loved it!

It's another fun image from Make It Crafty and this ones called  Kimberly Hola Hoop
for those that saw yesterdays card..This is what you need to do lol if you have to much cake! or to many Apples!
Coloured with Copics.. Broken China distress inks for the sky....Papers/pearls from stash...There's a MB felt cloud there too..

Challenges entering...

Sister Act Card ~ Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart ~ Anything Goes
Creative Fingers ~ Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday ~ Uplifting Sentiment
Dragons Lair Design ~ Anything Goes

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Thursday 16 October 2014


Good Evening! 
Nope! I won't be having an apple thank you lol .......That cake does it for me every time...
I mean there's really no comparison is there?

There's some new Digi's out over at  Make It Crafty and this is just one of them!
She's called Kimberly Healthy Eating 
Course you could if you wanted  buy the set? Yep!   I did,   I can find a home for all of them lol..
  Coloured with Copics...Streaks of White pen in her hair....LOts of glitter on the cake and topped with  a Glossy Accents Cherry! Mmmmm
...Papers/ Embellishments from stash...

Challenges entering...

4 Crafty Chicks ~ Happy Birthday
Aud Sentiments ~ Anything Goes with a Sentiment
Seize the Birthday  ~ Anything Goes Birthday!

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Wednesday 15 October 2014


Good Morning!
Today sees the start of another Challenge over at KennyK's Krew
Here is my Core 4 Guest Designer card

The Challenge Anything Goes
The Twist  Christmas

This sweetie is called Jet Setter....
Coloured with Copics.. Broken China distress sky..Papers/Ribbon from stash.. ...Memory box trees have clear Micro glass beads on them..    Magnolia die flowers covered with lots of glitter. I've made the little 'berries' by using air drying clay and covering them with glitter too.

Challeges entering

Little Claire's Designs ~ Christmas Theme
ppinkydolls ~ Anything Goes
The Crafty Bloggers Network ~ Christmas
Deep Ocean ~  Christmas in October

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Tuesday 14 October 2014


Good Afternoon!
Freya gone back to school!  Better once again, don't know whether she's had a bug or not. 
It's cold and windy here today, in fact the wind sounded  worse in the night!

It's the start of another Challenge  at  FromtheHeartStamps
This week I've used Birdbrain Winter Scarf Lots of sentiments come with each image.     I've used one of them.. I LOve these little critters..
Coloured with Copics...Sky distress with Peeled Paint..Papers from stash..Go-Kreate die used..
Paper pieced  the scarf and used it in the sketch. Used the right colours this week too!

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Sunday 12 October 2014


Good Evening!
I got a phone call this morning at 9.00 
Are we doing anything special tomorrow? No we weren't.
Freya was sick in the night..So no school again until Tuesday.
She is okay so sleeping here tonight..Which means I won't have to get up early to go to their house..

Now this little cutie lives at Bugaboo..she's called   JJ ChristmaCheers I erased the holly from the stem with   Coloured with Copics .......Paper pieced her dress.     Papers/Embellishments from stash...Memory box/Spellbinder and  MarieAnne  dies used...    X-Cut Butterfly punch...

Challenge entering...

Glitter n Sparkle ~  Include some Black and White
Sister Act Card ~ Anything Goes

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Thursday 9 October 2014

Eeeek! BUTTONS & BOWS...

Good Afternoon!
Wind and rain are the order of the day..
I've been to have my nails done this morning, it's a little luxury  I enjoy.
Hubbies gone Salmon fishing for a couple of days! He did ring to say it was cold, but, fine were they are.

This little mouse is from Happy Days Stamp..Coloured with Copics..
I've made a large button on my Cameo cause the Challenge wants Buttons and Bows!
Used Distress Ink Broken China round the outer ring..Papers/Embellishments from stash.
Magnolia dies used..

Challenges entering..

House-Mouse & Friends ~ Buttons & Bows 
Glitter n Sparkle ~ Anything Goes with a 'B' Button/Bows
Crafty Little Fairies ~ Only one DP
Fab 'n' Funky ~ Anything with Ribbon
Aud Sentiments ~ Anything Goes with a sentiment
Loves Rubberstamps ~ Anything Goes

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Wednesday 8 October 2014


Good Morning!
Busy day today. Taking Poppy for her hair cut this morning.
Then an exciting afternoon, {I wish} Our son's got a new bed coming and guess who will be there to get delivery of it?   Me! and there was I thinking it was nice of them to call at the weekend.. lol.

Now these little birdbrains live at From the heart stamps and they're  called Full of Beans Birdbrain
 I print the image onto green paper and paper pieced over the little darlin's so I could colour them with Copics!   Plus the fact they think we can't see them cause I made them green too!  There's two larger beans in the corner. . . .LOts of sentiments with this image and I've used one of them..     Papers/Embellishments from stash..     
I did try and follow the colour scheme too..but, used green instead of grey!

Challenges entering..

From the Heart Stamps ~ Sketch ..twist paper strips or washi tape
Bunny Zoe's Crafts  ~  Animals
Crafting from the Heart ~ Anything Goes
 Digi Makeover ~ Anything Goes
Love to Scrap! ~ Anything Goes
Whoopsi Daisy ~ Things with Wings.

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Tuesday 7 October 2014


Good Morning!
Little did I know when I made a Teddy Bo card a few weeks ago the Teddy Bo Challenges were about to take off again! Yippee!
Welcome back!

So out came Teddy Bea-214 for an airing!  Isn't she a sweetie..
Coloured with  Copics..There's a little touch of Crystal Stickles on her dress/hat..
Papers/Embellishments from stash..EK Success punch used. Spellbinder die.

Challenges entering..

The Teddy Bo ~  Anything Goes as long as it's Teddy Bo
{Pin}spirational ~ Anything Goes

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Monday 6 October 2014


Good Evening!
  I've {cough} done a bit of cleaning up instead of Crafting today!
Then  on the School run..
This card was made yesterday. I know I got a new camera lol..
But it didn't tell me were the photo's were when it uploaded on the computer..
I did find them in the end..Sure keeps my brain ticking over!!

Now this little cutie was a freebie! Cause I enter the  Progressive Challenges over at 
From the Heart Stamps It's  called Apple Market... I now get the next months for nothing..
Coloured with Copics..I paper pieced the banner and the little blue-birds wings..Broken China distress ink sky.
Papers//Pearls from stash..Go-Kreate and Joy! Crafts die used.

Challenges entering..

From the Heart Stamps ~ Digi stamp of the month
613 Avenue Create ~ Anything Goes
My Sheri CRAFTS ~ Bunting and Banners

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Sunday 5 October 2014


Good Morning!
I've got myself a new camera!
My old one was that bad,  don't know how I've been managing with it. It didn't even hold the batteries in without help lol
Felt like luxury taking this photo..

I've been that busy of late and what with waiting for the new router to arrive, this is the first Christmas card I've done for weeks!
This little cutie with the red suit lives at QKR                                             He's a digi called 8305 Santa Mouse.
Coloured with Copics..Lots of Glitter...   This little guy has to drag the bag along the floor so even the bags got glitter lol..   Papers/Vellum from stash.   Felt snow.....Marieanne tree die covered with Micro beads..Spellbinder Snowflake.  Reindeer die from Crafts-too.   Go-Kreate Oval dies.. Embossing folder.
I forget to say.."It's a tent card"

Challenges entering...

Holly Jolly Christmas ~ Anything Goes Christmas
QKR Stampede ~ Anything Goes
We Do Doobadoo ~ Christmas
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' ~ Christmas Critters
Whimsy Stamps ~ Anything Goes
Die Cuttin Divas ~ Anything Goes

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Saturday 4 October 2014


Good Afternoon!
Hubbies gone to Footie..Well wrapped up cause it's cold!  
Heating's on and I'm nice and warm and  Crafting. 

Now this little cutie who's been nibbling at the cake is by Karen Middleton  and is called kmmunchies I've coloured them with Copics..There's Lots of Glossy Accents on the Cherry.
Papers/Embellishments from stash.. The flowers paper?  That's torn to fit the Challenge.

Challenges entering....

SweetPea Stampers ~ Tear it to pieces 
Anything Goes With a Twist ~ Just Anything Goes cause it's a new challenge
Simply Create Too ~  It's a Special Occasion
Crafty Girls ~ Anything Goes

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Wednesday 1 October 2014


Good Morning!
Today sees the start of another Challenge at KennyK's Krafty Krew
Here is my  Core 4 VIP Guest Designer card

The Challenge this week is Anything Goes..
The Twist....Orange/Black

I've used Socialite digi stamp  What a sweetie she is! Coloured with Copics.     Dried Marigold round the sentiment..    Papers/Embellishments from stash...   MB bird cage..Spellbinder/Magnolia dies.
X Cut butterfly punch..

Challenges entering......

Crafting for the Weekend ~ Anything Goes
Craftt Catz ~ Birthday Celebrations
Sister Act Card ~ Anything Goes
The Squirrel and The Fox ~ Happy Birthday!
Fantasy Stampers ~ Here comes the Girls

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