Friday, December 31

My Favourite 5

Joining in with Debby my favourite 5 of 2010 are.

I - Infants

Morning all

I hope you all had a merry Christmas and Santa was kind to you, i must have been a very good girl over the year as Santa was very good to me this year trouble is i can't think what i've done to deserve all my goodies but i'm not complaining lol.
Well as you can tell by the title it's a new challenge for Alphabet Challenge and this week it's the letter I for Infants and for my DT card i have decoupaged this cute little image added a ribbon bow, some gems and a Martha Stewart butterfly.
Hope you will all join in with us and i look forward to hopping round all your blogs to see what creations you have come up with.
All i have left to say is i hope you have a fantstic New Year and that life is good to you and to thank you for your support over the year.


Friday, December 17

H- Hats

Morning everyone

Hope your not suffering too badly with all the snow around again, not long now to Christmas are you all ready for it, i'm still waiting on several parcels that have got caught up in the back log to arrive hope they do or some people won't get their presents :O(.
Well its friday again and that can only mean 1's a new challenge on the Alphabet Challenge and this week its the letter H for Hats and here is my DT card.

Well this will be my last post now untill after Christmas and i want to take this opportunity to wish you all a very very Happy Christmas and to thank you all for being so supportive with your lovely comments over the year without these i wouldn't be crafting at all, hope you all get lots of crafty stash in your stockings, take care out there. xxxx

Sunday, December 12

Challenge Launch

Wooohooooo morning all, well todays the day.... it's the start of our new challenge blog Sparkles Forum Challenges ( SFC ) we are a fortnightly multi crafts challenge and our first theme challenge is Christmas set by Angel, for this week we are being sponsored by Stamp Fairy who are kindly giving away to the lucky winner 3 digi's

theres also 2 fabulous canvases painted by the lovely Angel our challenge creator, the winner will also take away our winners badge and their is a top three badge for the top three obviously lol, so what ya waiting for get on over there and join in the fun.

Here is my first DT card for the challenge, i coloured the Stamp fairy World Digi Santa in the Chimney with promarkers,  i do hope you will give us your support and join in and i look forward to running round all your blogs to see your wonderful creations.
PS we are still looking for sponsors so if you can help us please pop over to the blog for details.

Friday, December 10

G - Glitter

Morning everyone

Brrrrrrrrrr what a cold week we've had, can't believe theres only 15 days left now till Christmas, well onto this weeks challenge at Alphabet Challenge and the theme this week is G for Glitter.
For my DT card i have used my foam stamp stamped with black stazon onto card which i have mounted onto glitter card on the edge of the card i used double sided tape and covered it with glitter.
I hope you can come along and join in with us, look forward to visiting your blogs.
There are 2 positions become available on the Design Team if anyone is interested then please visit the blog for more info

Wednesday, December 8

Only 3 Days

Hi all hope your not too cold and are all tucked up safe and warm its been a terrible week weather wise has'nt it.

I've only made this post just to remind you all of the new Challenge blog that will launch in just 3 days time and hope you will all join us

I look forward to seeing you there x

Friday, December 3

F - Foliage

Morning all

Hope your not suffering too much with all this snow, we have not had that much here it just seems to snow..melt then snow again but boy oh boy its very cold.
Well its friday so you know what that means yep a new letter in the Alphabet Challenge this week we are on F for Foliage, for my DT card i stamped the card with a Stitchels holly stamp, the image is a QVC foam stamp i had a couple of years ago, i felt it looked better not coloured in i then added a green bow.

Tuesday, November 30

DT Call, for sparkles forum challenges for, 2 positions..

As you know we are launching a new challenge blog SPARKLES FORUM CHALLENGES, on 12th December.

We have connected it with the forum, and Angels blog, but in no way does that mean you have to become a member of the forum, of course if you do decide to join us that would be fabulous.

All you have to do to be in with a chance, is ......

1, Tell us a little bit about yourself, why you think you would like to join our DT Team, your name and blog address (so we can nosey around)...;0)

2, Send 2 favourite pieces of work, bearing in mind we are a multi - craft blog, so absolutley anything you dabble in would be great.

3, Go over to Angels blog become a follower there, leave her a comment, then pop over to the challenge blog and become a follower of there too..

send all your entries to

Don't forget this is for 2 positions so you have double the chance of being chosen.

The DT Team call will close on friday 3rd December, The winner will be announced on the challenge blog on Saturday 4th December..


Sunday, November 28

Exciting News

I have some really exciting news for you, the lovely Angel has asked me to join her on the DT of her new challenge blog Sparkles Forum Challenges, we are a multi crafts challenge blog so all can join in the fun it will be a fortnightly challenge starting December 12th 10 am (uk time) please pop along and join us become a follower too and maybe you could display our banner and help us to spread the word.
                                                               Heres our banner

Friday, November 26

E - Embossing

Morning all

Well it's Friday again and that can only mean one thing its time for a new challenge over on Alphabet Challenge and this weeks theme is E for Embossing here is my DT card i've used a floral embossing die on my cuttlebug for the background which is the embossing part, i rubbed over it with blue pastels, the image is a Tatty Teddy coloured with promarkers, the butterfly is a Martha Stewart punch, i am entering this card into 5 other challenges they are
1....Allsorts...Recipe...(Lace, Ribbon, Charm ) my charm is a heart on the ribbon
2....Crafty Emmas Store... Lovely Lace
3.... Just Cute Bears....Winter Birthday
4....Papertake Weekly...Cut It Out
5....Simon Says Stamp...Let It Snow

Tuesday, November 23

White + 1 & Snowflakes

Afternoon all

I am a bit late posting my card today but here it is better late than never i say.
My card i am entering into 2 challenges they are.
1.Totally Papercrafts....Snow or Snowflakes.
2.Just Magnoloia ....White +1 other.

Monday, November 22

Blog Award

Afternoon all

I had a lovely suprise today the lovely Louise from The Lou-naticAsylum had left me an award on her blog thank you Louise you have made my day xx
Now for the details.... I have to tell you 3 things about myself that make me different, then nominate 5 other peeps to receive it and also post it on my sidebar with a link to the
DIGI'S WITH ATTITUDE Blog and you can receive $5 worth of free digis for your time!!!

So... 3 things that make me different from everyone else out there in BLOGLAND!!

1....I hate mint flavoured chocolate even the smell makes me feel sick

2...I collect Thimbles

3...I have been on telly appearing in a documentary called The Good, The Bad and The indefensible

And the 5 people i would like to pass this award onto are

Thanks again Louise off to claim my gift xxxxx

Friday, November 19

D - Doodles

My card for today is my DT card for the new challenge set over on Alphabet challenge and the theme for this week is D for Doodles the image is a precious moments coloured in with promakers and my doodles go round the edge i'm not one for doodling so i'm not keen on this card but hey i tried lol. please pop along and join in the fun.

Thursday, November 18

Dazie's Candy

Fancy some candy? then check out the candy Dazie Delights has on offer for you, all you have to do is put a piccie with a link back to Dazie on your side bar or make a post and leave her a comment simples offer open till December 10th.


Wednesday, November 17

Bobby Snowman through the Window.

Afternoon All

My goodness me what an atrocious day my heart goes out to all those affected in Cornwall and surrounding areas.
For my card today i have combined this card with 5 challenges
CYDA.....Christmas Tree
CESC......Think Pink
MTTC.....Window Fun
I Love Promarkers.....Snowman
Simon Says Stamp.....Sparkle


Monday, November 15


My card for today is for the Sparkles Forum Fornightly Challenge (SFFC) i was very lucky as to win the last challenge therefore its my turn to choose the next theme and as yesterday was Remembrance Sunday i thought it appropriate so this is the theme i have chosen, i have decoupaged the poppies and glitter glued them and the butterfly.
If you would like to join in with us then please pop onto the forum where you will be made very welcome.


Sunday, November 14

Black & Purple Shiny Sketch

Morning all

For today's card i have managed to fit it into 3 challenges, i have coloured Tilda in with promarkers glitter glued all the edges of her coat and also the butterfly and centre of the flowers hope you like it.
Challenges are
Totally Papercrafts.....Black & Purple
SCSC.......Sparkle & Shine
Just Magnolia......Donalda's Sketch


Friday, November 12

C - Cats

Morning everyone

Another week has gone soon be time for Christmas and i'm no where near started yet, my card for today is my DT card for the Alphabet Challenge and this weeks theme is C for Cats for my card i have decoupaged and added some green ribbon.

Wednesday, November 10

Autumn Sketch

Afternoon peeps

My card for today is for 2 challenges and they are
Crafty Emmas Store.....Autumn
Papertake Weekly........Sketch.

The background paper i stamped with leaves using brown stazon ink and then using a baby wipe rubbed the same ink over it, the image is a Precious Moments Diggi which i have to confess is my very first time using a diggi which i have coloured in using promarkers.

Monday, November 8

Quick & Cute

Morning all
My card for today fits into 2 challenges they are
MTTC....Quick & Cute
Just Cute Bears....Black, White & 1 other (Red)


Sunday, November 7

3 into 1

Morning peeps 
Hope everyone enjoyed bonfire night and no accidents happened. 
my card for today fits 3 challenges this week they are
Just Magnolia....Anything goes + beads
SCSC....Red & Gold

Friday, November 5

B - Birds

Morning all

Well another week has flown and its time for a new challenge over on Alphabet challenge this week it's B for Birds here is my DT card i have decoupaged the birds but sadly you can't see it very well on this photo.
I'm also entering this card into this weeks SCS challenge which is Anything that flies

Happy Bonfire night to those having bonfires please keep safe, i shall be indoors with the TV up full curtains closed with Ruby on my lap shaking she is terrified of fireworks think it may have something to do with her being born on bonfire night i've got her some doggie chocs as a birthday treat for her :)
I personaly feel its time fireworks were banned should we really be celebrating a terrorist ???

Wednesday, November 3

New Baby Boy

Evening all

Hope you've all had a good day i've had a lazy day today to try and rest my back and here is a card i made whilst resting, my next door neighbour has just had a baby boy so thought i'd send her a card.

I'm entering this card into this weeks challenge over on Papertake Weekly....Men/Boys

Sunday, October 31

All White

Afternoon everyone
Hope you are all having a good weekend, the card i have made here is for this weeks Craft Your Days Away Challenge the theme is All White you may have colour only in your image or embellishments, i decided to use my medallion stamp, i stamped it out several times to layer it and blinged it up with glitter glue, which then fits lovely for this weeks Totally Papercrafts challenge which is Bling it On, it also fits the new challenge over on One Stitch At A Time and their theme this week is Christmas.


Friday, October 29

A For Angels and Fairies

Another week has flown by and a new challenge has been set over on the Alphabet challenge which this week See's a new start to the Alphabet A for Angels and fairies, for my DT project this week i have made a card using a Tilda image, i coloured Tilda using promarkers and glitter glued her wings.
Please pop along and join in the more the merrier.

Monday, October 25

Crafty Emma's Mega Candy

Emma has some fabulous candy on offer for one lucky winner..thats over £75.00 worth of Making Memories products, who wouldn't like to win that. 
To be in with a chance to win you need to pop over to Emma's Blog grab the candy piccie, add it to your blog spreading the word about her mega candy, then nip back to Emma's blog and leave a link with Mr Linky, you can also get a second entry if you also add her shop logo and link to your blog too. 
 Candy ends on Friday 12th November at 8:00 p.m.

Friday, October 22

Z for Zig Zag

Morning all and its another new challenge today on the Alphabet challenge, this week its Z for Zig Zag, I'm also entering my DT card into this weeks Forever Friends challenge which is a recipe to use 3 flowers, 2 papers & 1 button, i added a huming bird charm as these are my friends favourites and as its a charm it goes perfectly for this weeks Keep it Simple challenge which is to use a charm simples :-).

Wednesday, October 20

Male Card

One of my pet hates is having to make a card for a male but i needed 1 for an 8 year old and here it is hope he will like it, i've also added this to 2 challenges they are.
Crafty Emma's Store = Male Birthday Card
Penny Black Saturday = Sketch

Monday, October 18


A beautiful start to the day although a little chilly which tells me Autumn is well on its way so here is my card for today and i am entering it into the Totally papercrafts Challenge.
Totally Papercrafts = Autumn

I stamped the leaves with Stazon Saddle Brown and then chalked over with Autumn Blending chalks.

Sunday, October 17

Red, White & Blue

For todays card i have joined in with 4 challenges they are
Allsorts = Bingo i chose a diagonal line Brads, Flowers, Ribbon.
CYDA = Recipe 1 Circle, 2 Papers, 3 Ribbons.
MTTC = National Flag Colours.
I Love Promarkers = Cupcakes.

The Stamp is by Cuddly Buddly and the promarkers i used are Poppy, Grass,Royal Blue & Blush.

Friday, October 15

Y for Yellow

This weeks challenge on Alphabet Challenge is Y for Yellow here is my DT card
I stamped the poppy with momento ink and coloured it in with promarkers.
I do hope you can join in with us this week and i look forward to seeing your beautiful creations.
I'm also entering this card into this weeks Papertake Weekly challenge which is to use 3 of a kind and also the Simon Says Stamp challenge which is a recipe of 3 types of embelishments ( i used Ribbon, Gems & Brad ) 2 patterned papers and 1 image.

Wednesday, October 13


Todays card is for 2 challenges which are
Craft Your Days Away.....Babies           
             Just Cute Bears.....Baby Creation.

Monday, October 11

2 x 2 Song Title

2 challenges i've entered this card into today and they are
Penny use 2 images title   
My song title is The night before Christmas sung by
Gene Autry & Rosemary Clooney.
If you would like to listen to this oldie click HERE and click play.

Twas the night before Christmas
When all through the house
    Not a creature was stirring
    Not even a mouse.

Saturday, October 9

Button & Bows

A card to fit several challenges today they are
        Totally Papercrafts.....Buttons & Bows
                Just Magnolia.....To use 2 of everything
Crafty Emma's Store.....Tag.                  
              SCSC..... Distressing 
 ( I distressed the tag but it's not showed up on the photo )                    
Hope you like it.

Friday, October 8

X for Xmas

This is my very first DT card for the Alphabet challenge which this week its X for Xmas
I stamped the Tatty Teddy image posting his letter to Santa with momento black and coloured him with Promarkers poppy red, pastel pink, leaf green, coral  & sanstone.
The I believe in santa is a SeeD's stamp added a few green gems and ribbon.

Tuesday, October 5


The card i have made today fits into 4 challenges this week they are
Totally Papercrafts....The Great Outdoors
Just Magnolia.....Anything Goes
 Simon Says Stamp....Autumn                  
              Sir Stampalot....Autumn Button & Bows

Saturday, October 2

W for Wings and some exciting news

Happy Cardmaking Day Everyone.
My card for this weeks Alphabet Challenge which is W for Wings
I stamped the House Mouse image with Stazon coloured with promarkers added a blue ribbon oh and the Happy Birthday sentiment is a Penny Black stamp.
Now for my exciting news...the lovely Lesley has asked me to join the Design Team for the Alphabet challenge so after a very long thought of all of 2 seconds lol i said yes..can't wait to join in.

Friday, October 1

Forever Friends

And yet another Christmas card  this little card i have made for the Forever Friends Challenge which is a Sketch, i love these cute bears.

Thursday, September 30

Simply Gold

2 Challenges for this card and i quite enjoyed making this one as it was really simple so fits the challenges.
Allsorts = Plain & Simple
Keep it Simple = Gold Dust.

Tuesday, September 28

Purple & Silver

3 Challenges fit this card i have made today
Simon Says Stamp = Sketch by Jay Jay
SCSC = Purple & Silver
Just Cute Bears = Swirls & Bling.

Monday, September 27

White on White

Don't know whats come over me i have made 3 Christmas cards on the trot think i might be ready this year if i keep this up lol  probably not anyway this little card i have made for the  I Love Promarkers challenge which is White on White and i used my little faithful Bobby stamp from the Stitchels range. Promarkers used Sky Blue & Cocktail Pink.

Sunday, September 26

Animal Magic

This card i have managed to fit into 4 challenges and they are
House Mouse = Sketch
Totally Papercrafts = Magic ( Christmas is magic to me )
Papertake Weekly = Animal Magic.
Crafty Emmas Store = Animal Antics

Friday, September 24

Kids at Play

Have had a few days rest after the wedding and i'm now able to get back in my craft room yay :-) the card i have made fits 3 challenges for this week which are.
MTTC = Kids at Play
Just Magnolia = Sketch by Dawny P 
SCSC = Anything goes.

Wednesday, September 22

Daughters Wedding

Hi all

Helen's wedding went really well it was a beautiful day and the weather held up for us for the photo's and everything went smoothly, i have loaded a few photo's for you and there are more on facebook, we just wanted to say thank you so much for all the gorgeous cards and messages of good luck received it means such a lot thank you xx