Sunday 28 February 2016


 Good Afternoon!  Had a couple of hours in the garden today..
A bit of tidying up, the weeds grow whatever the weather lol.. By the time Spring arrives they turn into bushes!

Now this little sweetie lives at Bugaboo Stamps and it's called Make It Snappy ~ Rabbit Trio
Okay I know bunnies aren't Pink lol...But, mine are cause there's a sketch I wanted to do.
Coloured with Copics..Lots of Diamond Stickles on noses and eggs..Papers/Embellishments from stash..


Challenges entering...

Catch the Bug ~  February Colour Challenge
Scrappy Hands ~ Forest Animals
Simply Create Too ~ Use Pink or Red only
In the Pink ~ So Cute {in pink of course}

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Friday 26 February 2016


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

 Challenge #180 this week is  Birthday cards

I already had this sweetie and it's called   13205(461) Kitty Party and they live at our Sister Shop
Eureka Stamps  Coloured this sweetie with Copics..Papers from stash..I've used Magnolia/Spellbinder dies. Woodware balloon punch too. Sentiment Computer..

Challenges entering....

Crafty Gals Corner ~   Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination ~ Anything Goes
little red wagon ~ Furry Friends
Mod Squad ~ Animal Fun
The Paper Shelter ~ Animal Magic

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Wednesday 24 February 2016


Good Afternoon!
It's a cold day today, we've even had a flurry of snow..Need to keep warm..
So I made this card lol..

Now this little sweet lives at All Dressed Up and their called Love My Sister  Now I haven't got a sister or brother lol..But, I LOve this image and just had to have it. I'll be able to use it lots, cause the sentiment will just erase.. ... Wendy sponsored us over at ABC Christmas Challenge  and whilst choosing the one I wanted?  I found a couple more I didn't know I needed.  Coloured with Copics..Papers from stash... I used Go Kreate/Memory box dies.. The flowers are a Kreaxions die coloured with Dried Marigold distress ink...

Challenges entering...

Crafty Cardmakers ~ For a Special Woman
A Snowflakes Promise ~ Anything Goes  with a Spring Theme
Crafty Sentiments Design ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations ~ Anything Goes
Ellibelle's Creative Moments ~ Anything Goes  with Something Coloured
Sisters of Craft ~ Anything Goes
Create & Inspire ~ Anything Goes

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Tuesday 23 February 2016


Good Morning!
Very appropriate heading this morning..Shine! 
That's what it's doing in my neck of the woods.
Been a long walk with the dog, and because it's Tuesday {again} I'm off to my friends this afternoon. I wont feel guilty eating a large cream cake because I walked it off this morning lol.

Now this is the very first time I've done a Decoupage card using everything on the sheet.
It's from the House-Mouse Decoupage CD with just happens to be half price over at Joanna Sheens

 Just look at those layers lol..I've edges everyone with a Memento Marker pen soooos the white card
Other Papers/Ribbon from stash..

Challenges entering

House-Mouse & Friends ~ Rain or Shine

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Sunday 21 February 2016


 Good Afternoon!
Had a baking day today..Cheese/Onions pies and Parkin!  Mmmmm.
So now time to put together this card.. I've made a couple of cards with this sweet image? But, unbeknown to me, hubby has been taking notice!  He asked why did I always colour my Elephants Brown! Well I don't know lol..just cause I like them brown that's why.
.So to please hubby here is a Grey one!

This sweet image lives at Bugaboo Stamps and it's called Peaches Present
Coloured with Copics. Spots on ribbon using a Gellyroll pen.  Papers are from a LOTV pad..Ribbon stash..
Spellbinder/Magnolia dies used..

Challenges entering...

Catch The Bug ~ Stella says Sketch 
Crafting When We Can ~ Use a Digital Stamp

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Saturday 20 February 2016


Good Afternoon!
Just time to load this before we have something to eat!
It's been a wet, wet day again today..
So only been into the Village for a little shopping
{meaning one wet dog as well.}

Now this sweetie lives at Bugaboo Stamps and their called lion love
Coloured with Copics..I've paper pieced his tail..Paper/Embellishments from stash..
I've used a Spellbinder dies and punched one to make a tag! Distressing the edges of it with Vintage Photo. The cloud is a Memory Box die..

Challenges entering..

Catch the Bug ~ Bingo! Pearls/Tag/Bugaboo stamp
Alphabet ~ Z is for Zoo Animals
A Gem of A Challenge ~ Boy's Birthday
Allsorts ~ Birthday Wishes
Di's Digi Designs ~ Birthdays

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Friday 19 February 2016


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

This weeks Challenge #179 Pile it On~Use Up!

I choose digi14805 Parachuting Birdie Digi-Stamp
Couldn't see a bird out there on his own lol..So I gave him a Friend!
Coloured with Copics...Lots of little snippets of paper for the parachutes.. The little green paper is a bit left over from LOTV..tiny bits for the EK Success flowers..Other paper/ribbon from stash..Sentiments computer..MB clouds and Spellbinder dies used..

Challenges entering..

Aud Sentiments ~ Cute + Sentiment
Fan-Tastic Tuesday ~ Anything Goes with a twist ~ Cute
Digi Choosday ~ Animals & Insects
The Paper Shelter ~ Make it Digital

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Wednesday 17 February 2016


Good Morning!
We've another Challenge over at ABC Christmas Challenge
Did you know there's only  313 days  left until Christmas! Why not come and join us. Can you remember how busy thing were at the end of November last year?
Here's my DT card.

The Challenge is D for Don't over do it!  Keep is Simple/C&S

Our Sponsor is All Dressed Up
The Winner will receive two free digi's of their own choice from Wendy's Etsy shop

Lots of lovely digi's to chose from..I choose this little sweetie..
She's from a set called 3 Little Christmas Girls
Coloured with Copics Paper from stash.Computer sentiment.
The writing along the bottom was a free stamp from a Magazine..

Challenges entering...

All Dressed Up ~ Anything Goes
Catch the Bug ~ Keep It Simple
Stamping Sensations ~ Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin' ~ CAS  {Clean & Simple}
Alphabet ~ Y for You Choose   {CAS}

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Tuesday 16 February 2016


Good Morning! On this dry, but, oh such a cold day..
Just time to upload this card before I go off to my friends for cake and coffee!
Surprising how fast Tuesdays come round..

This is the first birdbrain I ever bought..Their called Martini Chicks and they live over at
FromtheHeart Stamps  Coloured with Copics. Papers from stash...Go Kreate dies used..I've hand stitched round the edges to fit in with the Sketch.

Challenges entering...

From the Heart ~ Sketch
Crafting From the Heart ~ Always Anything Goes
Craft your Passion ~ Always Anything Goes
Love To Scrap! ~ Anything Goes

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Monday 15 February 2016


Good Afternoon!
 Jobs all done. Looks so nice out, but, boy it's a cold wind.
We went to Huddersfield yesterday for a game of indoor bowls..
Yes! It's only two months before we start again..Got to get the muscles working!

I cut these Circles on my Cameo..
 This sweetie lives at  Doctor Digi House of Stamps  and he's called 
Dunderton Academicals FC Coloured with Copics and fussy cut..
I've used a punch for his name and popped one in each circle
Joanne Sheen banner die. Embossing folder..Papers/Ribbon from stash..

Challenges entering..

Allsorts  ~ Circle cards No Squares
Crafts Galore ~ Use a Digi or Stamp
The Crazy Challenge ~ Card for a Friend 
Incy Wincy Designs ~ Personalise It!

Thank you so much for calling..

Saturday 13 February 2016


Good Morning!
Going to take our dog out in a few minutes..
There's a little bit of sleet falling this morning.
So we'll all get wrapped up..Yes she as a lovely little red jacket..with a roll collar..

Now this little scene lives at From the Heart Digital Stamps and it's called

Coloured with Copics...Papers from stash..Go Kreate die used.
There's a sketch below and when I saw it I thought of a holder..
That's why I made a pocket to hold seeds!
It does follow the sketch..and such a nice gift along with the card..
The seeds are sweet peas..
The twist this week was Make it Valentine..
It's not that exactly, but, they are sent with LOVE.

Challenges entering..

From the Heart ~ Sketch

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Friday 12 February 2016


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

This week it's Challenge is  #178 Yummy Yummy Include a Food.

Bit different today the image I choose lives at our  Sister site Eureka Stamps  It was one of my own images and it's such a sweetie would have been a shame not to use him!
Especially as he's sat there nibbling away!

Coloured with Copics..Papers/Embellishments from stash..

Challenges entering...
Inspiration Destination ~ Always Anything Goes
Our Crafty Corner ~ Anything Goes
Crafting With An Attitude ~ Always Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts ~  Furry Friends
Little Miss Muffet ~ Anything Goes
Crafting With Friends ~ Anything Goes

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Tuesday 9 February 2016


Good Afternoon!
Been to my friends today for my usual nice big cream cake and a steaming cup of coffee!
And as they Snowman says 'Let it Snow!' Well we've had some of that today as well!
It's our daughters birthday on Thursday? and every year we always get some snow this week, even if it's just a flurry! So it didn't surprise me. 

Yes! Another Christmas card to add to my little pile..
This is the image that comes as the free February Stamp of the Month over at From the Heart Stamps as part of the progressive Challenge.. IF  like me you buy one to get you started!   It's only a $1.00  so it's a Bargin!! . There's also five sentiments with it too..This is one of them. 
Love the fact that he really does have a mouth.
Coloured with Copics..Papers from stash..

Challenges entering..

From the Heart Stamps ~ Progressive Challenge
Crimbo Crackers ~ Anything Goes

C for Cute Critters is still running over at  ABC Christmas Challenge and still lots of time to enter.

Thank you so much for calling..I really to appreciate it.

Monday 8 February 2016


Good Morning!
Made this card yesterday, but, not being greedy left it until today to post.
Some weeks time passes so fast, I only have time to do my DT cards and comments.
This weekend I had time to play.

Now this little sweetie is digi24126 Easter Message Digi-Stamp

I used him last week for a Birthday card. I thought he was so darn cute he could be used for any occasion! Soooo's he's here again..Looking for LOVE! Awhh!!
We're  running a Challenge over at QKR Stampede for Valentine Cards,  so still time to join us! There's also a DT call out at the moment too.    Details on the blog!
Coloured with Copics..Message Computer....Papers from stash.. The little hearts are a punch with no name. Sizzix die for the border.

Challenges entering.

Naughty or Nice ~ See RED
A Gem of a Challenge ~ Love is in the Air!
Digidesigns ~ Use lots of Red!
Aliciabel ~ Anything Goes or use hearts
Brown Sugar ~ Valentine/Love
Pattie's Creations Design. ~ Love is in the Air!
Creative Playground ~ Show us your Heart

Thank you so much for calling..

Sunday 7 February 2016


Good Morning!
Sand bags were not needed yesterday. Phew!!
Now it seems to be mouse weekend here. There was a  mouse card  yesterday.
But, today's it's one of my House Mouse Critters! Well actually Mum and kids!  Don't really know if the kids are helping, but, they look happy lol..

This little sweetie comes from the   House-mouse Triple CD Collection.                
Coloured with Copics...The paper is from a small batch that was bought a few Christmas's ago by my Daughter...Just knew it would come in. I've crossed stitch the little heart onto Aida and made a little serviette so at least it's ready for when the cake is! The cutlery are brads..Ribbon/Wooden heart from stash..The little hearts are another saved stash think they my have been cut on the Cameo?

Challenges entering...

House-Mouse & Friends ~ Love is all Around {well it is for now lol}
Craft for the Craic ~ Something to make you smile
Southern Girls ~ Anything Goes
Fab 'N' Funky ~ All Creatures Great and Small
Ruby's Rainbow ~ Anything Goes
Scrapper's Delight ~ Anything Goes

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Saturday 6 February 2016


Good Afternoon!
Wet and Windy here again today..
So Crafting..
Went down to the local market this morning and the Environment Agency  are placing sand bags along the main road. Really hope there will be no need of then. Everyone's just getting straight from Boxing Day.

Think I used this little guy a couple of weeks ago! He really is a sweetie.
Coloured with Copics...I decided to put the text in the Balloon seeing as it's a Thank You card.
Papers are LOTV the doily is from stash...Magnolia fence and flowers. I missed the challenge at Catch the Bug last week with being away. Just happens it's A.G. this week. Now that's really good for me..

Challenges entering..

Catch the Bug ~ Anything Goes
Colour Crazy ~ Pink/White
Cute Card Thursday ~ In the Pink

Thank you so much for calling..

Friday 5 February 2016


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

This week's Challenge is #177 Valentine
Awwh! Just take a look at his face! What a cutie!
Coloured with Copics..Papers/Ribbon from stash..The little 'lips' button was a present from DIL.
Sentiments are LOTV stamps..

Challenges entering...

Craft Rocket ~ Valentine/Love
Crafty Gals Corner ~ Love is in the Air
Simply Papercraft ~ Anything Goes   
Creatalicious ~ Love is in the Air
Creative Moments ~ Anything Goes twist Romance/Love
Crafting for all Seasons ~ Love is in the Air
My Time to Craft ~ Love is all around
Incy Wincy ~  Love is in the Air
Crafty Boots ~ Love is in the Air

Thank you so much for calling..

Thursday 4 February 2016


Good Evening!
Managed to make a card this afternoon!
I arrived home yesterday.
Our Christmas present from our son was a few days away and  a show  in Liverpool.
So we've been to watch Strictly Come Dancing Tour! Boy! was it good? It was Brilliant.
really enjoyed it. We also managed to meet up with our Grandson. who's there at  University.  So tomorrow I will try and get up to date with visits.

A nice easy card..Easy cause I had a sketch to follow..
These little sweeties live at From  the Heart Digital Stamps and their called 
Kitten Surprise they do have a few sentiments with them? But, because the sketch hasn't any, I will add those later...Coloured with Copics..Papers/Ribbon from stash..Paper pieced the 'ribbon' to spill over the die...A little wooden heart and a button from a Woodware punch.

Challenges entering....

From the Heart ~ Sketch twist hearts
Animal Friends ~ Cats
Crafty Ribbons ~ Animals

Thank you so much for calling..

Wednesday 3 February 2016


Good Morning! 
 It's C  for Cute Critters over at ABC Christmas Challenge   today  
Here is my DT card
Today's our 1st Challenge of February!
Come over and join in the fun...You'll have a nice stack of cards for Christmas!

Our sponsors this week is

One lucky winner will receive a £10.00 Gift Voucher

Coloured with Copics...LOts of Glitter on the snow..I've used Gouache Zinc White that I've had forever} with a cocktail stick to 'spot' the critters/bench/tree with 'snow'. I mean if the there sat out there with so much snow? It's bound to get all over them lol.. Glossy Accents on the baubles..Star is paper pieced and spilling over the die....Papers/Ribbon from stash...Magnolia lamp..All Occasions holly spotted with pearls..MB house with a tad of red behind to look as though someone's in. Spellbinder dies used too. Sentiment stamped from a Crafter's Companion set.

Challenges entering...

Crafty Friends ~ Animals/Birds
A Snowflake Promise ~ Anything Goes/Winter
Through the Purple Haze ~ Things with Wings
613 Avenue Create ~ Anything Goes with a twist of use something from Stash
ABC Challenge ~ A is for Animals

There's also a Brilliant Tutorial from Wilma pop over and take a peek

Thank you so much for calling...