Thursday 30 April 2015


Good Afternoon!
Cool and dry today..Hoping it keeps this way for tonight's a different night out for bowling!
I've been asked to join a Thursday team as well as Tuesday!  Deff no plans to join any more, two nights a week will be enough for me..

I've used this digi from Prairie Fairy Designs a few times. It's one of those little faces that Roberta makes that always brings a smile to my face..This ones called Mistletoe Kisses 
Coloured with Copics...LOts of  'Wow' embossing glitter....Glossy Accents on her glasses..Gel pen of the freckles too...Papers from a Bebunni Christmas pad...Ribbon from stash...Snowflakes a tiny Woodware punch...MB/Nellie Snellen dies. The sentiment was a freebie? but, I can't remember were from.

Challenges entering...

ABC Christmas ~ I is for I Love You/For a Loved One
Winter Wonderland ~ Twinkle, Twinkle {All Sparkly and Bright}
Fab 'n' Funky ~ Christmas

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Wednesday 29 April 2015


Good Evening!
Not posted since Sunday!
Lots going on here at the moment, but tonight hubby out playing,
so I thought I would make a card...calms the mind lol...

Boy! I could just eat this right now lol....Cut with the Cameo..
This sweet image lives at Tiddly Inks  and she's called Eat More Cake there's three sentiments and another cake included..I've used one of the sentiments... Coloured with Copics...Papers/Ribbon from stash..Flower EK Success punch..Cross stitched the 'napkin' Cutlery brads from Woodware...I've fallen in love with the Impression-Obsession cover.a.card stamp that was embossed with 'Wow' sparkling snow. Wryn cake I used an embossing pencil then the Wow snow..

This is a photo of our Bowling Team!
As you know we won the League last year so a photo for the club house was in order!
That's me on the front row with the blue socks on...
I got the front row cause I'm only 5' 2" tall
The girls on the back range from tall to tall lol..

Challenges entering...

Tiddly Inks ~ So Sweet
A Gem of A Challenge ~ "Sweet Treats"
The Crafter's Cafe  ~ Food and Drink
Penny's Paper-Crafty ~ Anything But a Square
Deep Ocean ~ Shaped card
Inky Chicks ~ Chocolate and Sweets {White Chocolate}

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Sunday 26 April 2015


Good Evening!
I've a GDT spot again today at Quirky Crafts..Thank you Cazzy
Here is my card..

The Challenge: Le'ts Go on a Quirky Journey
It's all about Transportation

They are sponsored by Stitchy Bear.
I'd lots to choose from again  this week! This image is called Buddy Time

Coloured with Copics..Distressed sky with Broken China..
MB/Spellbinder dies..Papers/Ribbon from stash...Flowers Hobbycraft a Christmas present from DIL.

Challenges entering...

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Friday 24 April 2015


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

Challenge #136 Guy Cards

For this weeks Challenge I chose digi16814 Fishing Boy Digi-Stamp
 Boy! Just look at the concentration on his face..
Coloured with Copics..LOts of Glossy Accents on his eyes and tongue..
Papers from stash..Sizzex die used...I've  'thrown' together a little fishing net..A bit of wire and some black bead gauze wrapped with tape..

Challenges entering..

Inspiration Destination ~ Anything Goes
Digi Choosday ~ Spots and Dots
C.R.A.F.T. ~ Make your own Embellishments

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Sunday 19 April 2015


Good Evening!
Today sees a reminder over at Quirky Crafts
Where the  Challenge is  running for another week! So plenty of time to still enter...
Here is my second GDT card.

They are sponsered by Crackerbox Palace

The Challenge:     A Blooming Time! With many flowers everywhere...

So many Wonderful images to chose from here's my choice for this week..
Fussy cut the flowers and stems, Place on the card with Pinflair to give lots of dimension  Coloured with Copics.  There's stickles in each flower head....Paper pieced the plant pot....I followed the photo inspiration  this week.. Sentiments are stamps from LOTV.

Challenges entering...

Fussy and Fancy Friday ~ Springtime flowers
Card Mania ~ Flowers
Creative Card Crew ~ Use a Sentiment
Whoopsi Daisy ~ Throw on the Flowers
Graph'lt Colour ~ Flower Power
Wag 'n' Whiskers ~ Flowers

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I've managed to get a Top 2 in their last Challenge..
So I get to do another GDT spot next week..

Saturday 18 April 2015


Good Afternoon!

We enjoyed the Padding Bear Movie that we watched with our Granddaughter.
Only thing was we got quite a running commentary all the way through.{bless her}
Needless to say it's been left for me to watch again on my own. 

Now this is an old image!   Not even sure what it's called now, but I do know it's a Hangler  and I was given it many moons ago
Coloured her with Copics...LOts of Diamond dust on the fur..Stickles on her wings and heart..
Spellbinder Snowflake with Glitter too..Papers are  from a  LOTV pack..Spellbinder/Magnolia/Dee's Distinctively dies used.. The panel I hand stitched down both sides..

Challenges entering..

Winter Wonderland ~ It's a Stitch Up 
Christmas Cards A.Y.R. ~ Ornaments 
C.R.A.F.T. ~ Christmas
ABC Christmas ~ H is for Happy Holiday
Christmas Stampin' A.Y.L. ~ Any Shaped Card
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Extra ~ Anything Christmas

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Friday 17 April 2015


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

These weeks Challenge  #135 Spring Flowers..

I picked digi17504 Rose Label Digi-Stamp

It's a label that could be used for any occasion...
Coloured with Copics..fussy cut...I've used an Embossing Folder called 'In Stitches' for the background and covered the bottom two lines with pearls...Papers from stash...

Challenges entering....

ScrapbookerPhD ~ Focus on a Sentiment

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Thursday 16 April 2015


Good Afternoon!
Getting ready for Freya coming for a sleep over.
I've been waiting to watch the Paddington Bear Movie..
Freya's certainly growing up, I know she has it onDVD. When I asked if I could borrow it?
She said NO!..but, if she could sleep she would bring it with her!    That's one way of getting an invite lol..

Two stamps today..A wooden block with the little Meece on.
Raindrops from Inkylicious..
Both coloured with Copics a tiny splash of Gel Pen on the drips..
Papers/Embellishments from stash.
Improvise is the same of the game today...There's a Challenge over at HM for April Showers..
I've nothing with an umbrella on and I wouldn't like to get this little meece wet lol..
So hopefully he will wake before the rain gets to him...

Challenges entering...

House-Mouse & Friends. ~  April Showers
The Crafter's  Cafe ~ Animal Antics 
Moo-Mania ~ Feelings of Spring

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Wednesday 15 April 2015


Good Evening!
Dull day here today!
Was even duller last night!
 It was the start of the Bowling Season and I lost my first match!
Couldn't even blame the rain because it was cold but fine .

Now this little sweetie lives at Tiddly Inks and she's called Wryn~Grow a Little LOve
Sentiments also ~Tiddly Inks
Coloured with Copics..Papers/Embellishments from stash..I've used Go-Kreate dies for the shapes..
Magnolia fence and label. X Punch Butterfly punch

Challenges entering...

Tiddly Inks ~ Springs In!
Penny's Paper-Crafty ~ One for the Girls
Crafty Sentiments Designs ~ Anything Goes
Get Creative ~ Must Include a Tag

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Tuesday 14 April 2015


Good Afternoon!
No!! This is not the weather here lol..
Just another Christmas Card to add to the list..
LOvely and warm today, ideal for our bowling match tonight..
Even if it gets cold..looks as though it will stay dry.

These guys are a Digi from Dr Digi's House of Stamps and it's called Rescue Squad
Coloured in places with Copics...Lots of Glossy Accents on their noses..
Stickles round the fur! I've used my Tim Holtz Stencil Tag for the Blizzard..
Felt Snow at the bottom...Magnolia tree die..MB heart covered in glitter.
Spellbinder die covered with glass beads and finally a MC die with no name..

Challenges entering....

Winter Wonderland ~ White on White

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Sunday 12 April 2015


Good Evening!
I've a GDT card today for Quirky Crafts
 A Big, big thank you  Caz for the invite..

They are sponsored by Crackerbox Palace

I got lots of digi to choose from and of course I had to use a few...
 Coloured with Copics..I've resized the daffodils into all different sizes..Paper pieced the plant pot..
LOts of Glossy Accents on the cute bunnies eyes/nose ..Papers/Ribbon from stash...MB/Spellbinder/Nestabilities dies used..
The sentiment was  with my digi's too and I've distressed with Peeled Paint..

Challenges entering..

Little Miss Muffett ~ Anything Goes
Creative Fingers ~ Always Anything Goes
A Gem of A Challenge ~  Spring is in the Air
Crafty Calender ~ Add a Sentiment
Di's Digi Designs ~ Include an Animal
Crazy 4 ~ Some Kinda Pet

I've fingers crossed that Mr Schedule will post this because I'm in Stoke on Trent today bowling.    We're  meeting up at 7.15a.m. and car sharing! nine girls, one Referee and four hubbies going . The weather forecast looks like I'm going to be in rain all day!      Wouldn't mind but this week at been GOrgeous lol..Waterproofs at the ready.

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Friday 10 April 2015


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

The Challenge #134 Bunnies

I've chooses digi15209  Daydreaming Bunny digi-stamp

Bunnies cut with  my Cameo..Coloured with Copics. The Spellbinder dies are distressed with Tea Dye.  The mushrooms are a CC Designs die these are also coloured with Copics..Going to be using this die a lot!  Paper is digital from  Etsy...Ribbon from stash..

Challenges entering...

Ruby's Rainbow ~ Bunnies
4 Crafty Chicks ~ Die Cuts
Crafty Ribbons ~ Easter with Ribbon

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Monday 6 April 2015


Good Afternoon!
Happy Easter to All.
I did get an egg, but, of course I've eaten it! I mean how can you leave it
open for more than a day lol..I feel bloated, but, happy!
This is my second card today..

This is one of the little  Birdbrains and he's called No Snow Birdbrain
You get lots of sentiments along with the image..I've used one of them.
Looking as his face? You wouldn't want to mess with him lol..
Coloured with Copics..I've paper pieced the snow shovel..Lots of glitter everywhere!
Papers from a pad by Bebunni. It was bought in an after Christmas sale! Ribbon from stash..Go Kreate/Spellbinder/Marieanne dies used. A little snowflake punch with no name.

Challenges entering:

Holly Jolly Christmas ~  Feature a Creature
Winter Wonderland ~ Let it Snow 
CreativeCorner ~ Animal Fun
ABC Christmas ~ G is for Glitter
Christmas Card ~ Colour  Polar Hues
Glitter n Sparkle ~ Anything Goes

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Good Morning!
Today sees the start of  Challenge #135 over at Eureka Stamps {our Sister Blog}
and we were asked by our 'Boss'  Karal over at QKR Stampede 
if we would like to make a card..
Here's mine.....

The Challenge  'Spring Flowers'
The sweet image is called digi28502 Tulips 

Coloured with Copics...Papers/Ribbon from stash.. I've taken a sentiment from the internet and just printed onto my paper.
 Spellbinder die used.. Woodware 'Pearly Stuff' on my MS Butterfly that's a  punch.. I've started to use some of these scalloped cards that are around...Seem a good buy because the envelope's included!

Challenges entering..

Hiding in My Craft Room ~ Think Spring!
Colouring Crazy ~ Springtime

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Friday 3 April 2015


Good Morning!
Today sees the start of Challenge #133 at QKR Stampede
Here is my DT card...

Today's Challenge is  April Showers

This cute image is called    digi 24169 Strolling Digi-Stamp.             
 Sometimes when you see the Challenge find an image you know just what you are going to do! This one came together so easy..{wish it happened more lol} sometimes it takes days!
Coloured  her with Copics... Paper pieced the umbrella... Papers from stash... The little beach hut and deckchair rubber stamps a set called 'Sea Breeze' from Clear Impressions also coloured with Copics  and fussy cut.. Raindrops a rubber stamp from Inkylicious with just a tiny bit of white gel pen in each drop!  Spellbinder dies used..

Challenges entering...

Doodle Pantry Digital ~ Use a Digi Goes
Through the Craft Room ~ Anything Goes
Digitally 'Sweet' ~ Anything Goes
Everybody-Art ~ Anything Goes
Crafting for all Seasons ~ Animal Magic
ABC ~  G is for Go Digital
Crafty Gals Corner ~ Humor, Comedy, Funny!!
Ladybug Crafts ~ Anything Goes
DRS Designs Rubber Stamps ~ April Showers
Stamp Sun ~ Anything Goes

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Thursday 2 April 2015


Good Evening!
Boy! We've had one glorious day today..plenty of sunshine to..
So we've been bowling!  Got to get ready our matches  start the 14th..and
because we won the Division last year we're off to play in Stoke- on-Trent in
a Champion of Champion match!!

Now this little sweetie lives at Tiddly Inks and she's called Wryn-Berry Sweet Digi Stamp
Coloured with Copics..The two little Strawberries also came with the digi and these have been doused with Glossy Accents... Papers/Ribbon/Embellishments from stash..
Spellbinder dies used..

Challenges entering...

Tiddly Inks ~ Anything Goes with a Tiddly Ink image.
Crafting When We Can ~  What's the Weather {Sunny}

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Wednesday 1 April 2015


Good Morning!
Today sees the start of another Challenge over at KennyK's Krafty Crew
Here is my DT card..

Challenge #192 Which is Anything Goes as always with the  Twist being {Steampunk}

PRIZE:  3 CLEAR STAMP SETS of the winners choice! 
BONUS PRIZE: 2 BONUS digis of your choice, if you use the twist on your card!

The Top 3 will be chosen by KennyK's Krafty Krew. 
PRIZE: 1 digi to each of the Top 3!

Remember you MUST use a KennyK stamp to be eligible for a prize! 

I've used Col. Macallan digi stamp
Coloured with Copics...Now I've never done 'Steampunk' before and was really out of my comfort zone to start with..Lots of different elements to make it...
I had a lovely time 'smearing' Inka Gold paster all over the place....I've used a MB Style No 88531 stencil over black card. MB cog die. Tim Holtz clock/star die and Go Kreate card dies..Mesh/Pearls from stash..Numbers 44 for a certain someone's birthday made on my Cameo... There's also three little springs cause he's a toolmaker!

Challenges entering...

Quirky Crafts ~ Lets do hats! {he sure loves it lol}
A Gem of A Challenge ~ Anything but a Square
Polkadoodles ~ Use a Die
Crafty Calender ~  Add some Metal
Tip Top Tuesday ~ Mellow Yellow
Die Cuttin Divas ~ Anything Goes
Dies R Us ~ One for the Boys

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