Wednesday 7 November 2018


Hellooo Peeps!
Had a lovely girly weekend.  We went out for a meal on Friday evening.
Surprising how much  Freya has grown. No getting up at the crack of dawn.
In fact I'd been up 2 hours before she surfaced!

This little sweetie lives in my Craft Room! Well the stamp does...
Coloured with Copics I found a digi for the tiny strawberry, also coloured with Copics.
Papers and Embellishments from stash. Lawn Fawn die used.

Challenges entering....

House Mouse & Friends ~ Anything Goes Optional/Show us some snow.
Addicted-to-stamps ~ #168 Anything Goes Option Use Ribbon
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends ~ Anything Goes
Always Happy Birthday ~ Birthday Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore ~ #57 Anything Goes
Catch The Bug ~ November Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps ~ Make your Mark

Thank you so much for calling..
Gone back to using different titles!! The amount of Anonymous comments I'm getting hasn't gone down.


Friday 2 November 2018


Hellooo Peeps!
We've our Daughter up from Ipswich for the weekend, and it just so happens Son's going out, so our Granddaughter staying over as well. Will have a lovely evening.

This little sweetie lives at The East Wind Shop and she's called Baby it's cold outside
Coloured with Copics, there's Wink of Stella on her mittens. Papers/Embellishments from stash.
Sentiment Computer.

Challenges entering....

Little Miss Muffet ~ Anything Goes
Polkadoodles ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Catz ~ Anything Goes twist Must have a sentiment
C.R.A.F.T. ~ Winter
Colour Crazy Craft ~ Anything Goes

Thank you so much for calling...

Monday 29 October 2018


Hellooo Peeps!
Went down to Nottingham this weekend to see our youngest Grandson.
He started his first year at University.
So much more piece of mind once you see that they are okay and just where they're living.

This little sweetie lives at Bugaboo Stamps and he's called Clyde~Clyde Birthday
Coloured with Copics..Crystal Stickles on the star. Joanna Sheen Bunting/Sue Wilson flower.
Papers/Pearls from stash. Computer sentiment.

Challenges entering....

Catch the Bug ~ October Colour Challenge
Crafty Catz ~ Anything Goes optional twist Halloween
Allsorts ~ Pearls and Gems
Colour Crazy Craft ~ Anything Goes

Thank you so much for calling......

Friday 26 October 2018


Hellooo Peeps!
Went to watch our Granddaughter last night in the Sound of Music, she was one of the Von Trapp children.  It's a drama group for 9-18 year olds. Very good, and very amusing in places.
 Off to the bowling Presentation tonight. We only went and won the 'A' Division...second time in 4 years so we are doing more than okay.

This little sweetie lives at QKR Stampede  Fussy cut and coloured with Copics.
Papers/Ribbon/Pearls from stash...Sentiment Computer. Die-namics die used.

Challenges entering..

Aud Sentiments ~ Use a Funny Sentiment
Cardz 4 Galz ~ Let's Go Digital

Thank you so much for calling.......

Wednesday 24 October 2018


Hellooo Peeps!
This is the very first Christmas card I've made since July last year!!!

This little sweetie lives at Doctor Digi House of Stamps and he's called Elvis the Elf
Coloured with Copics.   Gelly Roll pen covered him in snow! I mean the background's a real snow storm and thought he'd look a tad daft stood here completely 'snow-less',  at least he's still smiling lol....Glossy Accents on the bells. Glitter on his hat and base of soles.  Marieanne trees, Frantic Stamp Northern Star die.Joy! Crafts parcel dies used. Paper a magazine freebie. Computer sentiment.

Challenges entering..
Allsorts ~ Traditional Colour...Reds/Greens/Yellows
Merry Little Christmas ~ October Anything Christmas Goes
The Merry Christmas ~ Anything Christmas
The Holly and Ivy Christmas ~ Anything Christmas Goes
Christmas Crafts All Year Round ~ Santa, Elf or Fairy
Crafter's Castle ~ Anything Goes Option Winter/Christmas
Fab 'N' Funky ~  #413 Christmas


 When I used these parcel dies from Joy! Crafts my face must have been a picture! I presumed they would be die cut all over, when my 'light bulb' came on?
Do'h!! I needed to distress them ~ so used Distress Ink Festive Berries.

Thank you so much for calling..........

Monday 22 October 2018


Hellooo Peeps!
Went down a nostalgic road this morning, looking through my Tilda stamps.
A Tilda stamp was the first I ever owned. , they all had wings then.
I entered it on a Docrafts site, the rest is history......This isn't her, but, she fits the bill today.

Fussy cut and coloured with Copics Stickles 'Crystal' on her dress. Papers/Pearls from stash. I've also hand stitch round the edges of the card.  Lawn cuts die.

Challenges entering...

Sunday Stamps ~ Frame It SSC190
Creations in Pink ~ Anything Goes in Mainly Pink
The Cutie Pie ~ Going Girly
The Crafter's Cafe ~ Feminine 
Creative Craft Cottage ~ PrettyPinks or Halloween 

I'm going to use my name for a while as the post title.
See if this gets rid of the amount of Anonymous callers I keep getting.
They might, just might get fed up.

Thank you so much calling.......

Sunday 21 October 2018


Hellooo Peeps!
Getting into the swing of things again...Another day? Another card    {Well it was made yesterday} lol

This little sweetie lives at Hambo Stamps and it's called Happy Cow It's alright looking for these digi's again, but, you tend to see others that you really, really need lol.
Coloured with Copics...I've paper pieced the balloon going round the edges with Memento Marker so the white doesn't show up. I've used a Progresso pencil for the tufts of grass. Papers/Ribbon and pearls from stash. Sentiment Computer.
Spellbinder dies used.

Challenges entering.....
Polkadoodles Crafting ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Catz ~ Anything Goes with a twist ~ Make it Square
Little Miss Muffet ~ Anything Goes
Simon Says ~ Animal Antics
Southern Girls ~ Critter Crazy with team Trace

Thank you so much for calling.......

Saturday 20 October 2018


Hellooo peeps. How fast the days are going, Saturday once again. Been doing a little bit of gardening. My SIL bought me 50 tete e tete bulbs last week. Thought if I don't get them in whilst the ground was still warm they could be there till next year.

This little sweetie lives at Bugaboo Stamps and she's called bugkidzdaisy
Coloured with Copics. I've used Crackled Accents on the flower head.  Distress the sentiment and flower with Distress Ink 'dusty concord'. Papers/Ribbon from stash.  Foamiran leaves. Kreaxions flower die/Marianne leaf die. The little die is from a mistletoe die by X cut.

Challenges entering.

Catch the Bug ~ October B-I-N-G-O  {Middle Across}
Seize the Birthday  ~  Anything Goes
Fab 'n' Funky ~ Lace or Ribbon
Crafty Sentiments ~ Birthday
A Bit More Time To Craft ~ #78 Anything Goes
Creatalicious ~ Anything Goes with optional use of purple

Thank you so much for calling.....

Thursday 18 October 2018


Hellooo  Peeps!
Here again,.two days in a row...
Decided to use this sweet Gruffie stamp in Fall Colours.  Now he's not a greedy guy, just that if you bought one box of Truffles you get one free!!  Easy..One for him. One for his friend lol.

Stamped with Memento 'Rich Cocoa' Coloured with Copics. I've hand stitch round with Gold.
Paper stash.  Sentiment Computer.

Challenges entering..
House~Mouse & Friends ~  Anything Goes/Autumn/Fall Colours
Stamping Sensations ~ Colours of Autumn Inspiration
Addicted to Stamps and More! ~ Clean &  Simple
Inspiration Palette ~ Challenge 01718

I'm tired of all the Anonymous comments I keep getting on very random articles.
Does anyone else get lots of these? or is it because I've been missing for months??

Thank you so much for calling.  

Wednesday 17 October 2018


Helloo peeps!
 Bet you thought I'd gone missing again...Nope just been busy.
Went to see Micheal Bolton in Halifax Saturday night, and it's been a busy start to the week. Today's been the first chance to make a card...

Now this little sweetie lives at QKR Stampede 
Coloured with Copics. Gel pen for the spots. Papers from stash. Good how a small piece of string comes in for a lasso lol. Stormy Sky Distress Ink.
Sentiment Computer. Dies used Lawn cuts/Nellies and Spellbinder.

Challenges entering
Catch the Bug ~ Cowboys and Cowgirls
QKR Stampede #317 ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Creations ~  Anything Goes.
Crafty Animals ~ Anything Goes
Polkadoodles Crafting ~ Anything Goes

Thank you so much for calling....

Monday 8 October 2018


Hi Peeps! Been a busy, busy weekend.  I received a voucher last Christmas to go for 'Afternoon Tea' at the Midland Hotel, Manchester. Yesterday was the day it was finally used! Things to seem to have been put on the back boiler this year, but, moving forward now.

This little sweetie lives at Bugaboo Stamps and he's called Birthday Monkey Topper. I've decided to follow the sketch this week instead of the weekly challenge. I've fussy cut the monkey/ballon. Coloured with Copics. The sky  is Distressed Ink ~ storm sky and I've used a Memento Dual Marker to go round the images so that there  isn't a white mark showing and also made the string something like the image that attaches the balloon with the same pen. Sentiment Computer. Papers stash.


Challenges entering........

Catch the Bug ~ Stella says Sketch
2 Crafty Critter Crazies ~ Anything Goes with a Critter
Crafty Animals ~ Anything Goes
Colour Crazy Craft ~ Anything Goes

Afternoon tea!

Thank you so much for calling.....

Wednesday 3 October 2018


Good Afternoon! Been in my stamp drawer for this one, decided on a couple of cute house-mouse stamps. Monica looks happy enough just kicking  the leaves.  Bet you still kick piles of dry leaves when you see them lol.

Papers from stash. Crealies/Crafts Express dies used.

Challenges entering~

House-Mouse & Friends ~ Anything Goes option Halloween/Fall
Animal Friends ~ Autumn/Halloween
Crafty Animals ~ Anything Goes
Creative with Stamps ~ Halloween or Leaves
LOve to Scrap ~ Fall Back
Sunny Day Crafting ~  Animals

Thank you so much for calling.....

Sunday 30 September 2018


Good Evening! I'm here again. Two cards in  one week, that's even surprised me lol.
Been to my friends  she has a large funeral first thing in the morning so I've been helping with the flowers, so today's gone very fast!!

My card has two images from Bugaboo Stamps... The dog is Charlie bones along  with
Theodore-Birthday Sign OkaY! Where's the bear you might ask? Easy. Charlie scared him away.
I've hand stitch round the card. Coloured with Copics. Drawn little pencil circles in the H and P's so I wouldn't  colour there...then added a Gelly Roll pen in the centres. Ribbon, buttons and papers from stash.

Challenges entering...

Catch the Bug  ~ Recipe  2 images, 1 ribbon, 3 buttons.
Colour Crazy Craft ~ Anything Goes
~Jo'sScrap Shack ~ Always Anything Goes
City Crafter ~ Pet Company
Fab 'N' Funky ~ All Creatures Great and Small
613 Avenue Create ~ Anything Goes/Optional - Clean & Simple

Off to catch up on Strictly now....
Thank you so much for calling....

Thursday 27 September 2018


Good Afternoon! I'm off to my MIL as soon as |I've upload this card, it's a lovely sunny day so I will be walking.
Started uploading it this morning lol..taken awhile. Couldn't remember how to put my name on! least I've managed at long last.

This little sweetie lives at Bugaboo and it called BUGFUNNYPUP Coloured with Copics. I've 3D the flower and Glossy Accents on the Rubies round her collar. Papers from stash. Sentiment Computer.

Challenges entering...

Catch The Bug ~ September Photo Inspiration
Crafty Sentiments Designs ~ Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore ~ Anything Goes
Colour Crazy Craft ~ Anything Goes Colouring
Crafty Creations ~ Anything Goes
Daisy Chain ~ Birthdays

Thank you so much for calling........

Wednesday 26 September 2018


Just having a peek to see if I still know how everything works..hope everyone's okay and still out here in blogland. Will be getting around to visit you soooooon.   
So have the kettle on, or maybe a glass of wine would be nice.  Only time I've been in here is to dust and vac.  My computers gone mad loading up. So much out of date {bit like me} lol. Tried the printer too and had to replace all the inks!! Going to look around and familiar myself with everything again. Ashamed to say I've been buying cards 😳. But, with the change in weather I'm determined to start Crafting again and entering Challenges.

Love to  ALL

Monday 2 April 2018


Good Evening!  
Been a busy two weeks! 
Last weekend our Daughter came home. We had tickets to Lee Mead's 10th Anniversary Show at Salford Quays, a meal and of course shopping!!
This weekend I've been down to Ipswich to see her! 

This sweet image lives at Bugaboo Stamps and it's called Frame It - Bears birthday
Coloured with Copics. Papers and embellishments from stash.

Challenges entering..

Catch The Bug ~ Recipe 3 layers, two images, one button.
Crafty Creations ~  Anything Goes
Colour Crazy Craft ~ Anything Goes
~Jo's Scrap Shack ~ Always Anything Goes

Thank you so much for calling...

Wednesday 28 March 2018


Good Evening! Time to upload this card that I made Monday!
Waiting for my Son to call, he's not missed a night since I lost my hubby.
Although it's a little later than normal as he had to work late.

This little sweetie lives at Bugaboo Stamps She's down as BUG1402 but, I can't find her??
Coloured with Copics. LOts of Glitter on her wings. Papers and Embellishments from stash.
That's a little watering can attached to the bow. Memory Box felt clouds.

Challenges entering.

Catch the Bug ~ Photo Inspiration 
Crafty Gals Corner ~ Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter ~ Digital Image
Sunny Day Crafting ~ M is for Magical

Thank you so much for calling.......

Wednesday 21 March 2018


 Guess What!!  I've managed to make and upload a card all in one day lol.
Haven't quite got the hang of a good routine just yet! But, I'm trying.


This little sweetie lives at Bugaboo Stamps and she's called BBrat Ballerina
I've merged the image to make two of them! Just happens to be a Bingo Challenge so hopefully this fits the bill. 

Challenges entering 

Catch the Bug  ~ March Bingo
Craftaholics R Us: ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Creations ~ Anything Goes
Little Red Wagon ~ Who runs the world? Girls!

Thank you so much for calling....

Thursday 8 March 2018


Hello Peeps. I'm here again with another card..It's just about trying to get back into some kinda routine that cards are involved I've spent a couple of days just looking through my stash...
When you've not been using things for over 6 months the old memory tends to forget!!

An image from Pinterest for this Easter card...Coloured with Copics and papers from stash.
I've paper pieced these cute ears. Spellbinder and Magnolia dies used.  A little tea dye distress ink on the little fence.

Challenges entering...

Animal Friends ~ Easter
Mod Squad ~ Bunny/Chickadees
2 Crafty Critter Crazies ~ Anything goes with a Critter
Paperminutes ~ Rabbits and Eggs
Catch the Bug ~ Anything Goes

Thank you so much for calling.....

Friday 2 March 2018


What a state everything is! The storm last night was dreadful. Winds of 90mph just a short distance from me. Schools  are closed.   The  M62  motorway  has people still stuck now for over 18 hours in their cars, there's talk of the forces coming in at last to get them moving.

This little sweet and sentiment lives at Bugaboo Stamps and it's called JJ Tequila and shoes - Drinks with others Coloured with Copics. LOts of Glossy Accents on her glasses...I've cut the 60 out on the Cameo along with the Champagne bottles layering them all three times. Marieanne, Spellbinder, Poppy, Crealies and Die-namics dies. EK Success punch as well. Papers from stash.

Challenges entering.

Catch the Bug ~ Colour Challenge
Alphabet ~ Y is - Your Choice
4 Crafty Chicks ~ Just add a Sentiment
Crafting With An Attitude ~  Always Anything Goes
Seize the Birthday ~Anything Goes

Suppose to have Granddaughter sleeping tonight? With the weather as it is they will let me know at 2.30 pm if it's still on. 
Thank you so much for calling.....