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Monday, December 22

* Red, Gold & Green *

Hi everyone

No doubt you are all doing the last minute panick buying like i have been but i think i am now finished well what i have forgotten stays forgotten now :0)

This is my last post until after Christmas just thought i would show you the card i made for my DD and i have used it for this weeks Sunday Stampers challenge which is Red, gold & Green hope you like it, I'm sorry i have not had the time to join in any other challenges this week but i promise to join in as soon as the festivities are over and all there is left for me to say is i hope you all have a fantastic Christmas try not to eat & drink too much and i hope Santa brings you loads of new stash xxxx

Saturday, December 20

* Contemporary Christmas *

Morning everyone

Today i have had a go at the My Time To Craft challenge which this week is contemporary.

Friday, December 19

* A Musical Recipe *

Morning everyone

The challenge card i have made today is for the Penny Black challenge which is a recipe to use 3 flowers, 2 papers & 1 ribbon i've also combined this card with the Lots To Do challenge which this week is music.

Thursday, December 18

* Secret Crafter Santa *

Morning all

I had a go at this weeks Secret Crafter challenge which is a sketch set by Donna i stamped my santa with stazon and coloured him in with water colour pencils hope you like him.

Wednesday, December 17

* House Mouse Sketch *

Morning everyone

Today i had a go at the House Mouse challenge which this week is a sketch with a kind thought, in a tribute to Joanne who very sadly passed away this week.
My thoughts are with her family at this very sad time.

Tuesday, December 16

* A Pink Carol *

Hi Everyone

Have managed to do 2 challenges in 1 today, firstly for the Sunday Stampers which this week is pink and as you can see my card is pink :0) the second challenge is for the Forever Friends challenge which this week is a Christmas Carol, i stamped snowflakes all over my card then decoupaged my Forever friends image printed off the verse from the computer and stamped the Noel at the top and a few more snowflakes hope you like it.

Thursday, December 11

* Another Candle & Challenge *

Morning all, my goodness it's really cold & wet this morning.
Yesterday i made another candle i'm quite enjoying making these, this one i have posted off to my DD hope she will like it, i've also encorporated this into this weeks Lots To Do challenge which is to make anything to do with Christmas.

Wednesday, December 10

* Bobby Candles *

Hi everyone

I've been wanting to have a go at stamping onto candles for ages, well today i plucked up the courage to have a go, the 1st one went straight in the bin :0( so did the 2nd :0( the third one i was quite pleased with :0) so i have that one on my mantel shelf and these are my 4th & 5th attempts which i am very pleased with:0)))))) but i must admit it was not as easy as i thought it would be and they are not something if you make a mistake you could cover up with embelishments as you can on other projects.




I used my Bobby snowman from the Stitchels range coloured in with water pencils.
Hope you like them.


Tuesday, December 9

* SS Brown & Blue *

Morning all Photobucket

A friend of mines brithday is coming up very soon so i made this card for her and have alo used it for this week
Sunday Stampers challenge which is Brown & Blue.

Also Hels is giving away some fantastic blog candy you must pay her a visit.


Monday, December 8

* My Time To Craft *

Morning everyone not quite so cold this mornin.
Have made this card for the My Time To Craft challenge this week is a sketch to copy.

Sunday, December 7

* Penny Black Sketch *

Morning all, a very cold and frosty morning here Photobucket

Been awake since 5am so thought i would have a go at this weeks Penny Black challenge which is a sketch set by Beth.

Saturday, December 6

* The Wedding Cake *

Morning allPhotobucket

A lovely sunny & dry day here, didn't feel like crafting this morning but then OH had to go out so decided to have a go at last months (yes i did say last months ) naughty me, scrapbook challenge from Hels Angels Forum (sorry Hels) but anyway here it is, have still yet to see yours you did promise this month Photobucket

As you can see from the title it's the cutting of the cake of my DD wedding am still only on the second page of this scrapbook i think they might be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary before i get this finished Photobucket

Friday, December 5

* Christmas Lights *


Well i finally finished setting up the christmas lights yesterday and here they are.




Thursday, December 4

* Tilda Sketch *

Morning all

A very very wet morning here but at least it's not snowing (except on my blog) :0).

I have made this card for the Magnolia challenge which this week is a sketch hope its ok am off to play now and hopefully do my Scrap page for this month.

Wednesday, December 3

* No Patterned Paper *

Morning everyone

This card i have made for the Penny Black challenge which this week is to use no patterned paper hope my attempt is ok

Tuesday, December 2

* Secret Crafter *


Morning all

brrrrrr it's pretty cold here this morning Photobucket
Have had a go at this weeks Secret Crafter challenge thought it time i pulled myself together and got back into the crafting swing again anyway's here is my attempt.

Monday, December 1

* SS Ruby & Candy *

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Hope everyone is keeping well and staying warm, i'm so glad November has ended just hope December is a little better for me.Photobucket

Here i have made a card for a forum friend of mine who's Birthday is coming up very soon, Tracey will be 40 and i don't think she minds me telling you all as she is giving away some fab blog candy to celebrate i've also incorporated this card with this weeks Sunday Stampers challenge which is to use the colour ruby red, anyways please pop along to Tracey's and check out the candy.

Saturday, November 29

* Secret Crafter *


Hi all

Have made this card for this weeks Secret Crafter challenge which is decoupage.

Friday, November 28

* Calendar *

Hi everyone


Hope you are all keeping well and staying warm, i am feeling a little better now.

Have made a couple of calendars hope you like them.


Wednesday, November 19

* Golden Brown *

Hi Everyone

This weeks Sunday Stampers theme is golden brown, i made a House Mouse fat page for a swap i was envolved in but the original i sent Royal Mail decided to eat, so i had to make another one for someone so i made it to coincide with the SS theme.

Tuesday, November 18

* Tagged *

Hi all

This months tag swap i am envolved in is Christmas, so as i have not been in the best of moods latley i went down the black & white route hope you like them.

Monday, November 10

* Normal Service *

Hi all

Normal service will return soon i hope as i haven't been to well with the dreaded flu just left me with a hacking cough, i've missed doing all the challenges but i have had a few minutes headache free today so i dressed up my blog ready for Christmas :0)

Hope you are all keeping well xx

Oh and don't forget to check out the blog candy from the new Craft Stamper Magazine Blog link on the right hand side xx

Friday, October 31

* Sparkle & Bling *

Hi All

Another challenge card this time for the * A Spoon Full of Sugar * challenge which this week is Sparkle & Bling for this card i used toppers that i bought some time ago...well over a year ago and never got around to using them i just added a few extra sparkles to them.

Thursday, October 30

* I've Won *


Hi all

I've actually gone and won some blog candy,well actually this is my second win but my first prize never arrived so i don't count that one :-(
Thank you Jennie for the candy can't wait to use it.


* Natural *

Hi everyone

Hope you are all well.
For this weeks *
House Mouse* challenge i have made a card using my favourite stamp, the challenge this week is Natural, i hope he's Natural enough.

Wednesday, October 29

* Snow In My Pocket *

Hi Everyone

This weeks *In My Pocket * challenge is to have some snow in your pocket, i covered my pocket with snowflake paper and chalked them in with pink & blue i then stamped and embossed in white a large snowflake and filled in the centre with glitter glue.

For the inside of my pocket i stamped Gladys from the Stitchels stamp range colored her in with watercolours and added a few embelishments i also stamped her again onto shrink plastic so i am going to use this for this weeks *Everybody Art* challenge.

Hope you like it.

* Snow Bear *

Hi all

Another challenge and another blue card this time for the Papertake Weekly challenge which this week is a sketch.
First of all i chalked in blue over the trees,stars etc, stamped the little Anita's bear image with black stazon chalked around the edges, coloured him with water colours, used glitter glue on the snowflakes, then added ribbon and gems.
Hope you like him.

Tuesday, October 28

* Bobby Blue Sky *

Hi all

The challenge this week for Sunday Stampers is Mr Blue Sky to make something using the colour blue, so i used my Bobby the snowman stamp from the Stitchels range, stamped him several times using black stazon and decoupaged him , coloured in with watercolours, mounted him on scalloped card smudged with blue chalk ink as well as the card itself and added a snowflake punched and added blue stones, hope you like him.

* Me To You October *

Hi everyone

Hope you are all keeping well.

I have finally finished this months *Me To You* project that i am involved in and this months project is to go to Claire so i decided to make a Tilda calendar.
As you can see i stamped the 3 Tilda images using stazon black ink and water coloured them in, the stand they are on is from some wooden packing pieces that came in some flat packed furniture waste not want not eh :) covered with paper i had with a QVC kit, i used my cropodile to make the holes at the top put on some rings and tied them up with Ribbon then simply added a calendar oh and tarted it up with paper flowers and gems :)

as you can see from the last photo it is free standing, Iv'e also added this to this weeks Tilda challenge which this week is Rainbow.
Hope you like it Claire xx

Sunday, October 26

* Nature *

Hi all again

I seem to be on a roll today as i have done yet another challenge, this time it's for the
Lots to do challenge which this week is Nature. i decided to make an ATC for a change.

* Personalised *


Hi all

This weeks challenge over on
My Time To Craft is personalise it so i made my Son-In-Law this card as he loves fishing and thought oooh that will do nicely for this challenge :)

* Secret Crafter *


Hello All


Had another go at a challenge, this time its for the * Secret Crafter * which this week is also a sketch theme i used Glady's the snowlady and holly stamps from the new Stitchels range stamped using black stazon and coloured in with watercolour pencils.




Saturday, October 25

* One Stop Craft *

Hi all

I have had a go at a new challenge that's hit blogland it's called the * One Stop Craft * for its first challenge the theme is a sketch hope my effort is ok xx

Friday, October 24

* In My Pocket *

Hi all

Hope everyone is keeping well.

I have done this weeks *In My Pocket* Challenge set by Hels which is square I've also used this one for the *House Mouse* challenge too as this weeks challenge is anything but a card and as these are not cards as such i thought i could use the 2 together.