Saturday 29 August 2015


Good Afternoon!
Our Son called yesterday with a large bunch of flowers..Think they might have been for looking after the snake..No!! It's not gone home yet? Talks of next week are in the air lol.. It's the start of the third week!

Used a stamp from Katy Sue Designs for this card... Coloured with Copics..Lots of glitter on the Butterflies..Papers/Embellishments from stash..I used an Embossing Folder for the background..Can't tell you who's it is..cause I can't find it! I'm in a small room Crafting, but, somehow things seem to disappear only  to turn up again the next day!

Sketch from The House That Stamps Build

Challenges entering...

The House That Stamps Build ~ Sketch
Crafy Friends ~ Use a Sentiment
Alphabet Challenge ~ N is for No Design Papers
Brown Sugar ~ Make the Sentiment Big

Thank you so much for calling..

Friday 28 August 2015


Good Morning!
Our Son came back of his holidays last weekend? Nope the snake didn't go home. I've seen them twice since, but, no mention of when they will collect..just a vague will sort him out..Up to press I've bought new bedding and a further supply off food lol..Could be anytime? Might even be here until their next holidays? Yikes doesn't bare thinking about!!
Today sees the start of another Challenge over at QKR Stampede
Here is my DT card

This weeks Challenge #154 Cowboys

Cut with my Cameo and coloured with Copics..
Papers  from stash..Sentiment Computer..
When granddaughter stays? you tend to remember things you did when you were younger.
I've cut paper into strips and 'basket weaved' them..Freya also had great fun trying this out..
The little 'lasso' is again strips softened with a dab of water and then plaited..

Challenges entering...

Deep Ocean ~ For the Boys
Paperminutes ~Eye-catching Backgrounds
OLLCB ~ One for the Boys
Little Miss Muffet ~ One for the Boys
Crafting By Design ~ Things with Wings
Inspiration Destination ~ Always Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends ~ Anything Goes

Thank you so much for calling...

Sunday 23 August 2015


Good Morning!
We have weather that's just right for me at the moment in the UK!  Lots of sun during the day and rain at night, means we can be out and about during the day and no garden to water..
Had a  lovely day in the Village yesterday watching one of our Grandsons playing the euphonium.

Now this CAS card is a little different for me!  I've a drawer full of stamps and thought I start to use them..This is a Kanban stamp embossed with WOW Sparkling embossing Glitter..Using a torn paper embossed with a variety of Distress Inks for the background...Woodware leave punch. Computer sentiment..Not a fun image insight lol..

Challenges entering..

Pattie's Creations ~ Anything Goes {Use an image}
The House That Stamps Built ~ Photo Inspiration
Bloggers ~ Backgrounds
Crafting with Friends ~ Anything Goes
Stamp sun ~ Anything Goes {stamp as main image}

Lunch time........

Thank you so much for calling...

Saturday 22 August 2015


Good Afternoon!
If your a bit squeamish?  Pass through quickly!  We came home this week to our Grandson's snake {on holiday with us} shedding it's skin, so I uploaded a photo for you to see. I sent a photo to our Grandson who replied 'Awesome' my friend on the other hand said 'Thanks for that lol, just having my lunch!'

This sweet image was taken from The House-Mouse Triple CD Collection.
Coloured with Copics...Paper from stash.. I've paper pieced the bow and the meeces tail..
Stamped the Poinsettia flowers on to acetate, embossed with WOW Sparkling Snow Power...fussy cut. Spellbinder/Marieanne dies used...Sentiment computer..Woodware Snowflake punch..

Challenges entering....

Holly Jolly Christmas ~ Snowflakes and Sparkle
House Mouse & Friends ~  Flower Power
ABC Christmas ~ Q is for Quantum {M is for Magical}


 Couldn't get it out of the tank in one piece, if you look closely in the middle of the photo you can see his eyes and mouth!

Thank you so much for calling...No more snake photo's  so I hope you call again!

Friday 21 August 2015


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

Challenge #153 Use Die Cuts

I've used 24226 Juggling Digi-Stamp
I'm mean just look at the concentration on this little guys face! So much fun..
Coloured with Copics.. A little design on each egg with my Gelly pen..There's an 'extra' egg that's broke!  along with the sentiment which was  Computer made.  I've used Spellbinder/Go Kreate dies.. Magnolia fence die..Easy Peasy Challenge this week. Hope to see you all there..

Challenges entering..

Crafting With An Attitude ~ Anything Goes
Crafting for all Seasons ~   Your having a Laugh
Fab 'n' Funky ~ Things with Wings
Inspiration Destination ~ Always Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments Design ~ Anything Goes

Thank you so much for calling..

Sunday 16 August 2015


Good Evening!
 Well I think it is lol.. I came home yesterday to find my visitor here again for his hols?
Our Grandson's 3 foot snake!  Hubby not saying anything, but you can tell by his face that once again he's not very impressed!    Don't know why, because it's me that looks after it.

So with animals in mind I've used this little sweetie. He lives at Just Inklind Digi Stamps and is called Feeling Tyred  Coloured with Copics.. Papers/Embellishments from stash.

Challenges entering..

Natalie and Amy ~ Buttons and Bows
Animal Friends ~ Zoo
Digidesign ~ Use Ribbon/Lace/Twine
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards ~ Frame It
Simply Create Too ~ Anything Goes
Wags 'n' Whiskers ~ Frame it Out

Thank you so much for calling...

Friday 14 August 2015


Good Morning! It's been raining all night and it looks like it's here for the day! I'm off bowling again tonight if the greens not waterlogged! Bowled 3 times up to now this week..Lost on Monday when bowling with hubbies team, but, not by to many  and the team won..They want me again next Monday so it must have been okay,
Today sees the start of another Challenge over at QKR Stampede.
Here is my DT card..

Challenge # 152 Day at the Beach

Now the first thing I want at the Beach? The Sun lol..

So I've used this cute image 6101 Bright Sun Digi-Stamp I'm mean if the guys got his Sunglasses on lol...It's goin' to be hot! hot! hot!
Coloured with Copics I used Sea Breeze rubber stamps for the Beach Hut and Deck Chairs..All fussy cut..Papers from stash..Sea Shells from Grand daughter! Computer sentiment covered with Copics to represent the towel..

Challenges entering...

The Crafter's Cafe ~ The Great Outdoors
Crafty Gals Corner ~ Any Holiday
The House That Stamps Built  ~ Sea, Sun and Surf
SweetStamps ~ Anything Goes

Thank you so much for calling..

Monday 10 August 2015


Good Afternoon!
Yesterday was such a lovely bowling day! I even managed to get to the Semi-Finals..
Today there's lots of rain and I've been conned into bowling tonight because  a lot of players are on their hols..I'm even bowling in the same team as hubby!  Now that's going to be different!
I've bowled in comps with him, but, never ever a league match.

Now this cute image is called 'Fine Wine' from Cute as a Button..
 I'd won her from one of thier Challenges! 

Coloured with Copics..She was a sweetie to colour.
Papers/Embellishments from stash..

Challenges entering...

Cute as a Button ~ Anything Goes
ABC Challenges ~ O is for Open
Copic Marker Espana ~ Anything Goes  {Copic Markers Only}
Crafts Galore Encore ~ Anything Goes
Creative Craft Cottage ~ One for the Girls
Handmade Bliss ~ Anything Goes

Thank you so much for calling....

Sunday 9 August 2015


Good Morning!
Weather's Gorgeous again here in the UK.
Off to a Club bowling match this afternoon..
So I've made a large Cheese/Onion pie. 
We pay £2.00 for our Afternoon tea, which consists of a sandwich and what ever else is brought in.
 All proceeds going to club..
A time to chat and catch up with people you don't often see because they bowl in different leagues..

There's only 138 days left until Christmas! Less if you need to get your cards out before then..
This little sweetie is from Bugaboo Stamps and is called Winter Bird Trio
Coloured with Copics..Lots of Glossy Accents on the Baubles..
Papers/Ribbon from stash..The Snowflake is Spellbinder and that's covered with Glitter.
Sentiment from Lynne over at crafts-4-you many moons ago..This is also covered with Glitter..

Challenges entering...

Holly Jolly Christmas ~  Happy Holidays from our Feathered Friends
ABC Christmas ~ Polka Dots
Christmas Stampin' A.Y.L. ~ Anything Goes

Thank you so much for calling..

Saturday 8 August 2015


Good Afternoon!
Today sees the start of the Football season for Hubby, he's off to watch his favorite team.
That gives me more me time.
So I've started with making this card..

It's a wooden stamp from Stampabilities and it's called 'Beary Full Of Truffles'
Coloured with Copics..I've had to put Glossy Accents on the truffles to make them even more delicious {Wouldn't mind some myself!} Papers from stash, Computer sentiment...There's felt MB die clouds and a 'balloon' from stash.

Challenges entering...

House-Mouse & Friends ~ Yellow, Blue & White
Gruffies & Guests ~ Summer Fun

Thank you so much for calling...

Friday 7 August 2015


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

Challenge #151 Anything Goes

So this week I've chosen 8503 Couch Potato Digi-Stamp..

Such a fun image! I coloured him with Copics...Paper pieced the 'couch' ...  Papers from stock..
I made a little picture which is held on with a pearl lol...Sentiments computer, A little newspaper 'dropped'  in the corner..   Border is just a strip of brown card .

Challenges entering..

Creative Moments ~ Anything Goes/Summer Fun
Inspiration Destinations ~ Always Anything Goes
Digi Choosday Crafting ~  Embellishment It
Doodle Pantry Digital ~ Anything Goes
Southern Girls ~ Anything Goes

Thank you so much for calling..

Thursday 6 August 2015


Good Afternoon!
Such a busy week! We've been away for a long weekend, so I'm really on catch up time..
I'd made this card before I went and today's the first time I've had to post it...

I saw a cutie on Funky Kits and decided it was one of those images I really needed. No! this one isn't it..It's another I liked lol...The one I went for is waiting in the wings to be coloured...
This ones called Little Bit Of Gossip  Coloured with Copics..There's lots of glitter on her wings.
Papers/Embellishment stash.. Now the netting? It's that mosquito net I bought from E-Bay via Hong Kong! Boy, it does go a long way lol..but, it's a struggle to get back in the drawer!! Spellbinder dies used.

Challenges entering...

The Sugar Bowl ~ Anything Goes
Frilly and Funkie  ~ Things with Wings
Clear it Out ~ Anything Goes Stash Anything Goes

Thank you so much for calling....