Monday, May 30


Morning all

My card for you today is one i have enterered into this month challenge on Sparkles Forum the challenge for May is Sparkle & Bling.
Tilda is coloured using promarkers, not sure where the bp's are from, the flowers are from Crafty Emma's store and the leaves are a Martha stewart punch, added a diecut banner & gems.
Challenges i am entering
Totally Papercrafts = Pink & Girlie.
MTTC = Diecuts, ( banner & oval) 

Sunday, May 29

Thinking of you..

Morning all

Just a quick card from me today for a friend who's baby was born at 26 weeks but sadly did not survive.
I have used a Lilac Gardens decoupage and bp and added a few card candy.
Challenges i am entering
SCSC = Clean & Simple
Allsorts =Things with wings.
Papertake Weekly = Pale, Pretty Pastels


Saturday, May 28

C#21 Craft Your Days Away....Fathers Day/Special Man DT

Morning all

It's time for a new challenge over at Craft Your Days Away (CYDA) and this fortnights challenge is Fathers Day/ Special Man, this is my first DT card with the team, i have used a Di's Digi for my image i love this one as it looks like my ole man in his usual pose lol, i coloured him using promarkers , can't remember where the bp's are from, added a few card candies and a peel off. 
For this challenge we are being sponsored by Simon Says Stamp who will give to 1 lucky winner a #10 voucher how cool is that, please pop along to the blog and check out what the rest of my teamies have made.


Friday, May 27


Afternoon all
So sorry for being late especially to Lesley our Team leader she will have my guts for garters lol, but for some reason i thought it was Thursday even though i put Friday on the forum lol, it must be this slimfast diet i'm on or i'm loosing my marbles lol.
Anyhow this weeks challenge over at Alphabet challenge is D for Dogs , for my DT card i have used a crafts uk stamp coloured with promarkers,the bp's are from my stash and the card candy is from my prize from crafty emma.
Please pop along to my team mates blogs for more inspiration.

Wednesday, May 25

RRC #4 * Daughter + Denim * and DT call

Morning all

Firstly i just want to apologise if you have not had a comment from me I'm not being rude it's just that blogger seems to be having problems again.

Time for another challenge over at Ruby's Rainbow challenges and this week it's Daughter + Denim ( blues ) for my DT card i have stamped Tilda using stazon coloured her with promarkers, added some flowers, the leaves are a Martha Stewart punch.
We are also putting out a DT call there are 3 positions to be filled so if you are interested in joining us then please pop over to the blog for instructions.
Sadly we only had 1 join us last week so we are hoping more will join us this time, your support is most appreciated.


Sunday, May 22

SFC C# 12 * Metal *

Morning all

It's time for a new challenge over at Sparkles Forum and for this fortnights theme it's to use Metal on your project, here is my card and i have used a Magnolia Tilda Stamped with stazon, coloured with promarkers added a couple of Martha Stewart butterfly punches and added a metal buckle to the ribbon.

The prize for 1 lucky winner this fortnight is 5 images from our fab sponsor
Di's Digi's

Don't forget to pop over to our sister blog Sparkles Forum Christmas and join in with us this months theme is Holly or Ivy and we have 2 prizes up for grabs for 2 winners a £10.00 voucher from our monthly sponsor Joanna Sheen and 5 of Di's Digis
Also why not pop over to the Forum and join in with the many swaps we have going or just pop in for a cuppa and natter you're very welcome.

You could also if your at a loose end pop over to my challenge blog Ruby's Rainbow Challenges and join in with this weeks challenge of Christmas + Cherry Red I'd love to see you there.

Friday, May 20

C = * Clean & Simple *

Morning all
Friday has rolled around again which means a new letter on Alphabet Challenge and this week it's the letter C for Clean & Simple
For my DT card i have used one of Di's Digi's i love this one reminds me of hubby in his usual pose lol.i've coloured him using promarkers.


Thursday, May 19

My prize

Morning all

Just thought i would show you what i won from Totally Papercarfts
My £10.00 voucher from Crafty Emma's Store i must say Emma has given me a perfect service she emailed monday evening with my code, i ordered my stuff and it was on my doorstep wednesday morning you can't complain about that can you and i am thrilled with my stuff thank you Emma here is what i had

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Sunday, May 15

I'm home & some exciting news to share.

Cooooeeee I'm home

Had a lovely few days away, great to have different walls to look at but was glad to be home in my own bed lol
Well i have some great news to share with you, firstly i have been chosen to join the Craft Your Days Away Design Team sooo looking forward to that and secondly i won this weeks Totally Papercrafts prizes of £10.00 to spend at Crafty Emmas Store and $15.00 to spend at Amber Inc how fabulous is that, i think i should go away more often lol, i hear blogger has been playing up while i have been away although it did post my scheduled posts but without any links  but it seems to be behaving now.
Off to browse Crafty Emmas Store & Amber Inc wooohoooo.


Friday, May 13

B = * Brads & Bling *

Morning all

Well it's time again for a new letter over at Alphabet Challenge and as i'm on holiday i really hope Mr Blogger is behaving and you are reading this post on the right day & time lol.
The challenge this week is B for Brads & Bling 
Here is my DT card, i stamped Tilda with stazon black coloured her with promarkers added a few brads and bling.


Wednesday, May 11

RRC #3 * Christmas + Cherry Red *

Morning all

Hope Mr Blogger has behaved and you are reading this post at the correct time as i am away on my hols whoo hoo
Today is the day for a new challenge over at Ruby's Rainbow Challenges and for this fortnight it's Christmas + Cherry Red
For my card i have made an Easel card and used a QVC decoupage, i have glittered the berries and flame.


Sunday, May 8

SFC #11 * 2 Papers, 2 Embelishments, 1 Ribbon *

Morning all

And here we are again a new challenge has been set over at Sparkles Forum and for this fortnight we have to use 2 papers, 2 embelishments & a Ribbon/ Bow, gosh we had so many gorgeous entries for the last fortnights Anything goes challenge which was fabulous, lets hope we have the same response again. Congratulations to the winners.
We are being sponsored by the fabulous Stitchy Bear once again.
Here is my DT card hope you like it.
I'm also entering into this weeks
Totally Papercrafts Challenge = Recipe (counting the bow as embelishment)
Just Magnolia = Anything Goes.
Papertake Weekly = Anything Goes.

Monthly sponsor prize badge, to be included in write up..
Don't forget to pop along and join in with our other challenge Sparkles Forum Christmas Challenge which this month is Holly or Ivy
Or why not join us on the Forum we have some really great swaps going on or just pop in for a natter.
Lastly how about joining me at my own challenge blog Ruby's Rainbow which this fortnights theme is Baby + Blue i would love to see you there x 


Friday, May 6

A = * Around The World *

Morning all

Friday is here again i can't believe how quickly this year is going soon be Christmas lol
Today we start a whole new round of alphabet letters over at Alphabet Challenges so today we start with A for Around the World, for my DT project i have made a scrapbook page of our many travels to different places around the world without even leaving the UK, being with the caravan club we went somewhere different every weekend and there was always a social on the Saturday evening with a different theme, ahhhh great times.

Don't forget to pop over to my challenge blog Ruby's Rainbow you still have a few days to join in with this fortnights theme of Baby + Blue.


Tuesday, May 3

Music & Dance + DT

Morning all

Over at Craft Your Days Away challenge they have a new theme and a DT call, the challenge theme is Music & Dance for my card i have used Tilda & Edwin dancing coloured with promarkers, the sheet music is vellum and i have attached a musical note charm, in order to apply for DT i also have to show another of my favourite cards which is below.


Sunday, May 1

C# 4 SFCC Holly or Ivy

Hello peeps

A new Month starts and that only means one thing a new challenge over at Sparkles Forum Christmas Challenges ( SFCC) and this months theme has been chosen by team mate Joanne who has chosen Holly or Ivy, so we want to see either Holly or Ivy or both if you want on your project and don't forget you can make anything you like so long as it's to do with Christmas.
Here is my DT card it's another decoupage from my QVC stash.

As always we are being sponsored by the fabulous Joanna Sheen with a voucher for £10.00 to spend at her store
For this month we have a second prize of 5 Digi's from Di's Digi'sDi's Digi

You may also like to join in with our sister challenge Sparkles Forum Challenges (SFC) which this fortnights theme is Anything goes, you can also pop over Sparkles Forum for a chat or maybe join in the many swaps we have going on.

You may also like to join in with my challenge blog called Ruby's Rainbow Challenges and the theme is Baby + Blue i would love it if you could find the time to join me.