Friday 30 January 2015


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

The Challenge this week is....#124  Hearts 
This fun image is called digi24141 Slow but Sure   I got to chose the image I wanted and sometimes things do take time.   Better being sure lol..
 Coloured with Copics..Papers/Embellishments from stash...Spellbinder/Cuttlebug dies used.. WOC flowers..

Challenges entering...

Crafty Sentiments ~ LOve, Valentine's Day
Squigglefly ~ Put a little Love in your Heart
Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Hearts and Ribbon

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Wednesday 28 January 2015


Good Morning!

Today is a special day!  Why, you ask?   Because it is the birthday of one very fun, funky, and fabulous mama-our very own ElenaK!   For those of you who don't know.   Elena is Mrs. KennyK and our muse, our friend, and our fearless leader!   In honor of Elena's birthday the Krew though it would be nice to surprise MsK with a blog hop to celebrate!   Each of the ladies has crafted a special birthday greeting for Elena.   Won't you hop along with us?

This sweetie is Madison Attitude digi stamp.   Coloured with Copics..Distressed sky..Papers from a 6" pad from KaiserCraft...Dies used are Magnolia/Joy!  WOC flowers.
Visit each Krew members blog and leave a comment!   Then come back here and leave some birthday wishes for Elena!   One lucky participant who has visited every blog will be selected for a special prize for our DT Coordinator, Regan!

        Chrissy   {Me}

Happy Birthday, Elena!
Thank you for all you do to make this team shine!


Tuesday 27 January 2015


Good Morning!
We are off to my MIL soon as they ring to let us know what time her new bed is coming!
 It was ordered a month ago, but to be fair they did say it would take so long because they made them only to order! Something about you shouldn't stand a mattress on it's side... 

  Really enjoyed colouring this sweetie...She lives at Aurora Wings and is called Red Poppies
Coloured with Copics..Papers/Embellishments from stash...

Challenges entering...

Crafting From The Heart ~ Anything Goes
Aurora Wings ~ Valentine's
Copic Markers Spain ~ Anything Goes
Kitand Cowder ~ January Anything Goes
Artbymiran ~ Anything Goes
Creative Fingers ~ Anything Goes
Through the Purple Haze ~ LOve is in the Air

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Monday 26 January 2015


Good Evening!
Been on the school run today. Freya slept at weekend and all went well. We went out for a meal Saturday evening and then came home and watch The Voice! A sleep in Sunday morning, then after lunch she was on her way home. I even said perhaps she should stop once a month this year which was taken up right away lol..Suddenly you realize just how fast they are growing! We all enjoyed the Weekend.

It's Monday again and time for another Challenge over at Fromtheheart This cutie is called
 Balloon Ride as always you get free sentiments too! I used one of them.  The thing is with some of Faiths sentiments they will go with other images which is a good thing lol. Coloured with Copics...Broken China distressed ink sky....Papers from stash..Made sure I followed the sketch again too..with a bit of a rummage I found the rather large Sizzex die for the edging.

Here's the Sketch...

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Saturday 24 January 2015


Good Morning!
We had rain yesterday and the snow is on it's way out! {for now} Still very cold though. but, at least wrapped up warm we can go out..  Busy  today because  Freya's  sleeping tonight, I'm sure she will land right after lunch. We'll be ready!

Now this little cute and paper came from the House Mouse Triple CD  Collection . Can you see the little mouse peeking in the corner? he was on the paper too it would have been mean to leave him off lol.. Feel as though I was doing a bit of wallpapering getting the paper to match lol.....I've coloured the main image with Copics and cut round his tail so it's trailing off the die..Dices are from the computer.  ...Go Kreate/Spellbinder dies used..The sentiment is also from a CD.

Challenges entering..

House-Mouse & Friends ~ Make it Masculine
Winter Wonderland ~ Only one Designer Paper
Scrapbooker PhD ~  Masculine Birthday + Die Cut
CD Sunday ~ Animal Antics
Cardz 4 Guyz ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner ~ Lets hear it for the boys!

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Friday 23 January 2015


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

Today's Challenge is   #123 Shaped Cards
This little cutie is called... digi12302 Spider Digi-Stamp   Boy!  he really made me laugh.
But, spare a though for poor little Miss Muffet eating her curds and whey when along came a ......
Coloured with Copics..I've paper pieced the little boots so they would hang down below a Spellbinder die..LOts of hand sewing in red here as well..The Shaped card is a Go-Kreate die and I used  a Tim Holtz clock die too.

Challenges entering....

The Crafters Cafe ~ Stitching
Papertake Weekly ~ 3 or more shapes round, oblong, squiggley.
Dream Valley ~Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart ~ Anything Goes
Woopsi Daisy ~ Anything Goes
Left of Center Creative ~ Layer it Up

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Wednesday 21 January 2015


Good Afternoon!
No going out for me today, snow, snow and more snow..It was coming down when we got up and it's still coming down!  Even our local school has sent the children home!

Another digi that lives at  such a cutie! Thought is was app for today lol. this one's called Birdbrain Winter Scarf The nice thingsto  about these images? You always get a few sentiments too..there was four to choose from...I've used a spellbinder die to cut mine with distressed with Vintage photo...  Coloured the image with Copics...Papers/Ribbon from stash. I've followed their weekly Sketch and the twist is Monocromatic Colour Scheme! Whoo! I've managed that as well....

Challenges entering..

Fromtheheart ~ Sketch and Twist
Perfectly Rustics ~ Animals
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends ~ Anything Goes
Crafting for all Seasons ~ Things with Wings
ABC Challenge ~ B is for Buttons and Bows {Both}

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Tuesday 20 January 2015


Good Afternoon! Cold and white here..
It's not snowed for a couple of days now, but, the pavements and roads are soooo iced up!
Took me ages this morning dog walking..trouble is more snow expected tonight.
Did manage to get to my friends though this afternoon! left the car at home and used the bus!
Nothing with keep me away for coffee and cake lol...

This little sweetie come form ~The Craft Place on Esty..
Coloured with Copics ...There's LOts of glitter on everything lol...
Papers/Embellishments from stash...Spellbinder/All Occasion dies used..

Challenges entering....

Winter Wonderland ~ Show usYour Metal {metal heart}
Animal Friends ~ Winter Sports.
Holly Jolly Christmas ~  LOts of Sparkle

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Saturday 17 January 2015


Good Afternoon!
Had a nice lie in this morning, well it was for me 9.00 o'clock.  Alarm clock was set a few times during the week. had to be at our Son's a couple of days for's hard when they just give you 4 hour slots, but, at least they turned up during the said hours.. it could have been worse..
 We've a good coating of snow today! but, the footie hasn't been called off, so hubbies out this afternoon....time to Craft!

This little sweetie lives at and he's called Little Snowman comes along with four sentiments too! and to cap it all I got him free cause he came as January Stamp of the Month! in the progressive Challenge.. Coloured with Copics...LOts of Glitter ..Papers from stash...Spellbinder die used..I didn't use a sentiment..The ribbon was just long enough for the job!

Challenges entering.....

FromtheHeart  ~ Progressive Challenge
ABC Christmas ~ Anything Goes
little red wagon ~ Frosty

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Friday 16 January 2015


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

The Challenge this week is  ...Cupid

He lives at QKR Stampede......
 This little sweetie is called...digi10303 Kissed Digi-Stamp
Coloured with Copics..The sky was distressed with Fired Brick..
Papers/ribbon  from stash....I used the edge of the paper again for these arrows.  Photo frame I made from dry air clay...Magnolia die for the label...A tiny punch with no name for the hearts..

Challenges entering......

Baffies Creative Shop ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner ~ Sweethearts
DL.Art Thankful Thursday ~ Anything with Red
The Paper Shelter ~ Punches and or Dies
 Penny's Paper-Crafty ~ Anything Goes

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Thursday 15 January 2015


Good Morning!
Exciting day today..It's the start on a new Challenge over at         KennyK's Krafty Krew
We have some new krew members......A new Coordinator......and I've gone from being one of the 'Core 4' to a place on the team! Whooo..........then to cap it all!!      New images to play with....

Challenge Anything Goes ..Twist: You are Special

This is the one I choose! Coloured with Copics...Papers/Lace from stash...Spellbinder/Magnolia dies used..Butterflies X-Cut punch..I scoured the internet for this very app sentiment.

Challenges entering........

Inky Chicks ~ Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room ~ Anything Goes
Squigglefly ~ Anything Goes
Sweet 7 Designs ~ Anything New {Brand new image out today}

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Tuesday 13 January 2015


Good Evening!
Do you ever take a peek at your page views! I did last week! It's interesting to see just which cards people pop in to look at..There were cards there that I did at the beginning of last year! and amongst them was the image I'm using today..Not they my little birdbrains had been forgotten, just that I decided to use this one on my card..  They live at and this one is called
Martini Chicks  {sentiment came with it} This was the very first Birdbrain image I bought..

I've now a folder of them chattering away lol ...Coloured with Copics...Lots of Glitter around the glass  along with  Glossy Accents in the drink!....Coloured with Copics...Papers from stash...Spellbinder die and Woodware punch used....

This weeks sketch......
Yes! I know it's cakes for a birthday! but surly the'll be drink Hic!

Instead of a blog hop this month each designer is giving away a $10 gift voucher Whoooo...Lots of clues too!

Challenges entering...

Fromtheheart ~ Sketch with a twist..
Try it on Tuesday ~ My Favourite Things { Sparkle/Glossy Accents}
Crafting From the Heart ~ Anything Goes

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Sunday 11 January 2015


Good Afternoon!
Today sees the start of my Christmas cards for 2015!
Okay! I know I can hear some people groaning from here lol..
But, do you still remember how hard is was last year to get them out on time?
CAS for the start of the year..Bows nearer to Christmas....  Spare  a thought for the  girls who or pressing on with the Christmas  Challenges to help us!

Now this cutie lives at Bugaboo and it's called winterbirdtrio
Coloured with Copics...LOts of glitter on the image...I've bought another Tim Holtz Stencil tag and used that for the background {LOve these tags.}  Paper from stash... The sentiment came from Lynn who used to run Do It With Digi's.

Challenges entering..

Holly Jolly Christmas ~ Ornaments.
Christmas Cards A.Y.R. ~ Anything goes as long as it's Christmas
Winter Wonderland ~ Things with Wings

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Saturday 10 January 2015


Good Afternoon!
Cold, wet and windy here today!
So time to play whilst hubby watches Footie! 
We had lunch yesterday with 14 members of hubbies bowling club!
So nice to keep in touch with them in the Winter months and talk about other things besides Bowling!
We'll meet every month until bowling starts again in April! Time goes so fast...
soon be playing again lol.

Now this little sweetie lives at Fromtheheartstamp and their called Birthday Chicks
The sentiment is one of three that come with the image! Coloured with Copics..I used a textured paper for my image today cause the sketch asked for textured papers! I really was going to follow the sketch, but, good plans always go haywire you can see! It's the taking part that counts, isn't it?
Spellbinder die used...

Challenges entering...  ~ Sketch with a twist
Sister Act Card ~ Anything Goes
Wags 'n' Whiskers ~ Anything Goes

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Friday 9 January 2015


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

Our Challenge this week is....    Baby It's Cold Outside..

This little sweetie is called digi17502 Sleeping Mouse Digi-Stamp
Coloured with Copics. Lots of glitter on the trees...Papers from stash..
I've used Spellbinder/ Memory Box dies..I cut the tiniest  bits of paper to fill the little houses in....Just look at the poor little mite outside when all those houses have lights on! You would think someone would give him a home for the Winter..His little nose is soooo red! lol...

Challenges entering..

The ABC ~ A is for Anything Goes
Card Mania ~ Make it Sparkle/Let's Shine!
Crafts Galore Encore ~ Anything Goes
Die-Cut Diva's ~ Anything Goes
Dies R Us ~ Anything Goes with something new {Memory Box Die}
Stempelgarten ~ Winter Pleasures {he as no choice lol}

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Thursday 8 January 2015


It seems ages and ages since I was on my machine just for myself..must be well over 3 weeks! What with Christmas. New Year and our Grandsons 18th..been one busy lady...Daughter came for Christmas went home, then came again last week for the party...Trying very hard now to get back to what I call my normal!
So It's a looooong post today. 

This stamp is called Bearly Full of Truffles! Coloured  in just a grey pencil with pops of yellow! Embossed it three times with a clear embossing powder, popped it into the fridge, scrunched it up, then distress over it with tea dye.. Papers from stash..The sentiment came with a digi I bought from..From The Heart Digital Stamps 
There's an optional sketch over at House-Mouse and friends this week pop over and take a peek!

Challenges entering...

House-Mouse & Friends ~ Anything Goes with a Sketch {Sketch is Optional}
Gruffies & Guests ~ Buttons & Bows with the option of Anything Goes

This is a photo taken nearly 18 years ago! Our eldest Grandson had just come home for the very first time...He was  born 12 weeks early in January and they kept him in until April...Which was 12 weeks! We went to hospital ever day when I'd finished work to peek at him in his incubator. I even had to make tiny jumpers  for him when he came home as  new born were to large!

This is Josh now!
Taken on Saturday at his Birthday party..Over 6 ft tall and in his last year at College.
 University calls in September!
Makes me very sentimental just thinking about it!

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Friday 2 January 2015


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

This weeks Challenge is Anything Goes
I choose this little sweetie... digi19401 Soapbox Girl Digi-Stamp
Coloured with Copics..I've paper-pieced her hand, bow and box"
Papers/Ribbon/Embellishments from stash...Spellbinder and Joy Crafts die used.

Challenges entering....

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