Monday 30 November 2015


Good Afternoon!
Time to play on this wet day..It's done nothing but rain here for over a week!
I spotted a Challenge over at Merry Monday Christmas So this little sweetie came to mind..

He lives at Dustin Pike's and he's called Partridge Oops
A CAS card ~Coloured with Copics..Go-Kreate die used..Sentiment computer.

Challenge entering..

Merry Monday Christmas ~ Any kind of bird on it!

               Had a lovely weekend with our Grand daughter.. 
You would be surprised how many times I played Dominoes lol..

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Saturday 28 November 2015


Good Morning!
A fun Christmas card today before our Granddaughter arrives for the weekend.
The pieces are all here?   A snowman to build yourself lol..

The images live at Sassy Cheryl's  and these are a couple  from a set called I Got Your Nose. {There's sentiments too.....}
Coloured with Copics..Lots of glitter..I added the 'free' to the snowball sign, which did come empty.. Spellbinder die used.  Papers/Embellishments from stash..

Challenges entering....

Inky Impressions ~ Traditional Christmas Colours
Crafting for all Seasons ~ Brrr It's Cold Outside
Fresh Brewed Blog ~ Build me a Snowman
Craft Rocket ~ Add a Sentiment
Winter Wonderland ~ Add Sparkle & Bling
Crafty Gals Corner ~ Anything Goes
NordSalten hobby club ~ Winter Joy
Creative Knockouts ~ Festive Fun

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Friday 27 November 2015


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

Challenge #167 Angels

I Chose 14708 Tooting Angel Digi-Stamp

What a sweetie she is....Coloured with Copics.. There's lots of Glitter on her Wings..
Papers from stash..I used Spellbinder dies and the little felt clouds are a MB die.

Challenges entering...

cardandscrap ~ Christmas
Crafts Galore Encore ~ Digi or Stamp
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas ~ Anything Christmas
Crafty Time ~ Embellish it
Crimbo Crackers ~ Angels
Cute Card Thursday ~ Fairies & Angels

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Thursday 26 November 2015


Good Afternoon!
My cards are coming out in fours now lol... 

This sweetie is a Penny Black stamp from the 'Christmas Friends' set, as is the sentiment.
Coloured with Copics..These are 4 x 4 cards..I've managed to use scraps up for them, hence, the front one is just a tad different.. Snow embossing folder  a freebie many moons ago from a Magazine it only measures 4 x 2.1/2.  so the 'spots' are really close together ideal for these tiny cards..
Go-Kreate, Die-namics, Spellbinder dies..The little house are a MB die with added bits to make the 'lights' appear to be on.

Challenges entering..

ABC Christmas ~ X is for 4 x 4
Creative Craft Cottage ~ #52 Christmas
Addicted to Stamps and More ~ Make your mark
Penny Black and More ~ Anything Christmas
Simon Says Stamp ~ Anything Goes

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Tuesday 24 November 2015


Good Evening!
Thought I'd do a Birthday card today!
I'm nearly at the end of  Christmas cards for this year.

Now this little sweetie is a Rubber Stamp..
Coloured with Copics.. Lots of glitter round the edge of the image..Papers/Ribbon from stash..
I've used a Crafts-too embossing folder and MB/Spellbinder dies...The LOTV sentiments have been stamped with Adirondack 'Espresso'.

Challenges entering..

House-Mouse & Friends ~ No Red or Green
Fan-Tastic Tuesday ~ Anything Goes with  Make a Scene
Lemon Shortbread ~ Anything Goes {No digi's}

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Friday 20 November 2015


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

Challenge #166 Snowmen

I chose this sweet couple...21202 Snowman Couple Digi-Stamp
Definitely look to be in Christmas mode!  Coloured with Copics..  LOts of glitter.  Paper from stash.
Spellbinder/Magnolia dies. Snowflakes are foam using All Occasions die.. I used a little corner punch from Woodware too..
Challenges entering...

Quirky Crafts ~ Anything Christmas
The Crafty Addicts ~ Anything Goes /Use Diecuts
4 Crafty Chicks ~ A Christmas Song {Frosty the Snowman}
Brown Sugar ~ Anything Goes

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Wednesday 18 November 2015


Good Evening..So wet and windy here all day.
Had to go out for shopping, so called in where I used to work on the way home!

The little birds are a digi and live at From the Heart Digital  called Seven Christmas Birds
I've linked them up with a Molly Bloom stamp..Coloured with Copics. LOts of Glitter on the box and birds..3D the 'Santa note'

Challenges entering....

The Cutie Pie ~ Simply Cute & Christmassy 
Whimsy Stamps ~ Holidays
Crazy 4 ~ Christmas 
A Snowflake promise ~ Winter/Christmas Theme
Papertake Weekly ~ Let It Snow
Try it on Tuesday ~ Make a Scene
Unicorn ~ Christmas is Coming

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Tuesday 17 November 2015


Good Morning!
Over at Deedee's Digis  every month they have a progressive Challenge? This little fellow is part of a set I bought! Trouble is they've been coloured and 'swimming' on my desk for a while..So I checked back and would you believe it..They should have been made for the end of June! Yikes!! time went fast!
Coloured with Copics, goggles covered with Crackled Accents cause he's all 'steamed' up... Papers from stash. Sentiments also included, just changed the font..
Go Kreate/Die-namics used

This is the set..
Second card

Challenges entering....

Craft Rocket ~ Anything Goes All Month Long
The Paper Players ~ Clean and Simple
Crafting From the Heart ~ Always Anything Goes
Craft your passion ~ Always Anything Goes
Incy Wincy Designs ~ Critters
Love to Scrap ~ Anything Goes

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Friday 13 November 2015

Ho! Ho! Ho!

 Good Afternoon! Second card of the day, this ones another to add to my pile....  It's Wet and Windy . The forecast  said Strong winds!  Not looking forward to them..hope they've got it wrong..

A Magnolia die as the main photo..Stamped and embossed with WOW Embossing Glitter..I've used a small amount of Copics to colour the houses and trees..Papers from stash..The red paper?  I've dotted with a Gelly Roll pen..Bird from Tim Holtz Angry Bird Stamps.  As are the parcel and Santa hat {He wouldn't wear it  lol!!}...   'Wobble  eyes' which makes him kinda cute .. Go Kreate/All Occasion dies used..

Challenges entering...

Inspiration Destination ~ Anything Goes
ABC Christmas Challenge ~  W - Wild Thing - Christmas
Colouring Crazy  ~ Sparkle
Alphabet ~ Tis the Season
Brown Sugar ~No pattered paper
Christmas Stampin' A.Y.L. ~ Anything Goes
Craft for the Craic ~Something Glittery

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

Today's Challenge is #165 Give Thanks.

This little sweetie is 13809 Happy Turkey Digi-Stamp

Yes! I know I did a Turkey {Turkeys} last week.  But, I LOved this one too...So I had to order them both! 
Plus you have to admit this one's a tad larger! and happier lol. Sitting in that tree out of the way..
Coloured with Copics...Paper from stash...Woodware leave punch...Spellbinder die used..
The tiny 'corns' were picked on a walk!

Challenges entering...

Crafty Creations ~ Give Thanks
Crafty Gals ~ Thank You or Thankful
Little Red Wagon ~ Happy Turkey Day

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Thursday 12 November 2015


Good Morning!
 We're off to a get together with the bowling club tonight, hubby coming too.  I'm only in the ladies team, so we don't see other members only on this once a year occasion. So it tends to be a pretty good time.

Another Christmas card...42 days to go! Doesn't seem that long ago since it was 42 weeks!!

Now this little sweetie lives at Prairie Fairy Designs and he's called Bundeer   Coloured with Copics. Edge with Vintage Photo Distress Ink.You can tell who his dad is cause his nose is just turning Red!  plus it's nice and shiny because it's got a large amount of Glossy Accents On lol..Paper/Embellishments from stash..There's ribbon along the bottom of the card,  Pearls round the die...Marieanne trees, Crafts Too embossed with hearts. Small heart punch on the sentiment... Spellbinder dies also used..

Challenges entering....

Holly Jolly Christmas ~ Ribbon&Pearls
Crafting for all Seasons ~ Embossing
Inky Impressions ~ Our Furry Friends
The Crafter's Cafe ~ Inspired by a Song {Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer}
Inky  Chicks ~ Christmas
Papertake Weekly ~ Christmas Critters
The Sisterhood of Crafters ~ It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Cute Card Thursday ~ Birds/Animals!

There's a DT call going out  at ABC Christmas Challenge...So he's visiting there too! x

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Wednesday 11 November 2015


Good Afternoon!
 Shopping done this morning. Been up to MIL's with her lunch, just time to play before the school run! It's Parents Evening for the second night in a row. Who said there would be lots of time when I retired!

This little sweetie lives at Funky Kits  and she's called CCC Goosey Gander
Coloured with Copics..I've paper pieced her dress and pocket with some of the paper used.  Pencilled grass. Embellishments from stash{ Not sure where feathers came from no name on the packet} ..Marianne die used

Challenges entering...

My Time To Craft ~ Quilt It!
The Sugar Bowl ~ Anything Goes {2nd entry}
Artistic Inspirations ~ Anything Goes with a twist of Feminine

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Tuesday 10 November 2015


Good Morning!
Went to see our Granddaughter over the weekend  in a production of The Wizard of Oz! She's a member of  The Youth Theatre Workshop ages range from 9-16.  Dressed in one part as a Munchkin  will a full line to say!  Another part  a wolf guard the only way we could tell which was her? Sorry to say we waved, and a little hand came up slightly and waved back! Brought tears to my eyes lol..
Still does as I'm typing this...

Onto my card...This is the first little meece I fell in love with...Amanda Twinkle Toes.
Coloured with Copics as is the CC Design Mushroom Border. The mushrooms have tiny Gel Pen dots on them..Paper from stash..I've had that Mosquito net out of the drawer again. {It's a fight to get it back in! Could do with three hands lol. } Papers/Embellishments from stash..MB felt clouds. Go Kreate/Nellie's/Joy Craft  dies. Computer sentiments.. I've started using Pinflair Foto-Glue for embellishments? Seems a lot nice that ordinary Pinflair, surplus can be removed easier.


House-Mouse &Friends ~ Plaids
In The Pink ~ Magical
The Crazy ~ In the Pink
Crafty Calender ~  Sparkle, Bling & Embellish
Wags 'n Whiskers Stamps ~ Not a Square
The Crafty Addicts ~ Anything Goes/Use a die cut
Crafting Musketeers ~ Anything but Square

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Sunday 8 November 2015


Good Morning!
Wet and Windy again today, so I've time to play..
Went to the NEC on Thursday with two of my bowling friends. Arriving just before Lunch..
How Ruth got us back out and onto the Motorway on the home journey?? Have know idea, the traffic was Horrendous!! Talk of us stopping over night next year.
They both make 'Memory Bears' So left them at the door to do their 'thing'. Whilst I went off to do mine..I know I was on my own lol..but, surprising how many Crafty folks you can talk too. Came back with lots of new goodies, and monies to spare! Was hoping that  House Mouse  would be there, but, unfortunately the stand was missing..

Another Christmas card. Only 6 weeks to go!
Coloured with Copics..These two stamps come from Crafter's Companion.
Papers LOTV .  Embellishments from stash..The little holly from All Occasions was also coloured with Copics and tiny gems from stash.. Spellbinder die used.

Challenges entering..  

Craft Rockets ~ Pearls/Gems
A Gem of A Challenge ~ Christmas Critters
Alphabet Challenge Blog ~ S is for Sweet Treats
Jingle Belles ~ Bring us some Figgy Pudding {Holiday food and drink}
Crimbo Crackers ~ Kraft/Buttons or Both
Cute Card Thursday ~ Food/Drink!

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Friday 6 November 2015


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

Today's Challenge is #164 Turkeys..

Awhh!! Didn't want this skinny little gal out here on her own lol..So I gave her two friends..
Coloured with Copics...The papers are from LOTV and this little fence is a Magnolia die.
Sentiment computer..

Challenges entering...

Doodle Pantry Digital ~ Anything  Digi Goes
Papertake Weekly ~ Anything Goes
Crafting By Designs ~ Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination ~ Always Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter ~Layer on Layer
Ruby's Rainbow ~ Birds of a Feather
Crafting With An Attitude ~ Anything Goes
Classy Cards 'n Such ~ Gobble, Gobble {One Gobble extra lol}

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Tuesday 3 November 2015


Good Afternoon!
It's cold and damp today! Nothing like the last few days when I thought Summer was back!
Been to my friends this afternoon for coffee and a large Strawberry tart!  Mmmm

Now this little sweetie lives at Funky Kits and she's called Story Teller .
Coloured with Copics..Bit of extra grass with Koh-I-Nor pencil...I've also 3D one of her wings..Lots of glitter there too! Papers/Embellishments from stash..The fence is a Magnolia die..MB felt clouds and LOTV sentiments.

Challenges entering..

The Sugar Bowl ~ Anything Goes as long as it's a Sugar Nellie image
Copic Marker Espana ~ Anything Goes
Crafts Galore ~ Anything Goes
Sistersifcarft ~ Anything Goes
Word Wide Open Design Team ~ Anything Goes

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Monday 2 November 2015


Good Afternoon!
Washing all done and ironed. The weather's brilliant again today.
Here's hoping it lasts for the week! or even longer lol...

So another day, another Christmas card. Nice and 'flattish' for posting...The good thing about making your own,
lots of images tailor made to suit friends..
This happy catty lives at Bugaboo Stamps and is called                            Crabby Cat Christmas 
Coloured with Copics. I 'dabbed' the image all over with blender on a cloth to give a dappled look. Glitter on her hat and Glossy accents on the bauble..Papers from stash..Snowflakes  All Occasions die using Funky Foam again {Love this stuff} Computer sentiment.. 

Challenges entering..

Animal Friends ~ Hats, Scarves or Gloves
Catch the Bug ~ Stella saysSketch
ABC Challenge ~ U is for Unlimited {Anything Goes}
Cardandscrap ~ Christmas
Sparkles Christmas ~ Christmas decoration

Thank you so much for calling....