Wednesday, February 29

White + 1 other colour

Good morning all
 Todays card is for this fortnights challenge over at
The theme for this challenge has been chosen by me and it's
* White + 1 Other colour only *
For my dt card i used Tilda eating ice cream coloured with promarkers
a butterfly and flourish die, punched flowers and leaves.and added some card candi
hope you like it and will pop over and see the lovely creations my team mates have created also check out who our Spotlight Winner is.

Challenges entered
Simon Says = Anything Goes 

Saturday, February 25

White on White

Afternoon all
What another glorious day here i had intended to go out and do a bit more gardening but i seem to have got distracted in my craftroom lol
My card i have made today is for a couple of challenges
The image a sentiment are Penny Black
Challenges entered are
Secret Crafter SC + White on White
Penny Black + Sketch
Allsorts + Anything goes
2 Sister Challenge + Anything goes
hope you like it.

Friday, February 24

Busy Bugs

Morning all
What a glorious day it was yesterday, i managed to get out in the garden and get some prep done for the forthcoming vegetable season and how appropriate our challenge for Alphabet challenges this week as the bugs were out yesterday too, busy getting ready to pounce on my young vegetable plants lol
So our Challenge for you for this fortnight is B for Busy Bugs
My card is a lapache decoupage hope you like it
We are sadly saying goodbye to Janet from the Dt i just want to wish her all the best in her future crafting ventures, it's been a pleasure working with her.
Cute Card Thursday - Winged Things

Sunday, February 19

Mothers Day

Morning all
Well that was a shock when i awoke this morning to see a layer of snow but thankfully the sun came out and it's now gone but i think we are forecast for more later today unless that's it and it arrived earlier than expected.
For my card today i made a Mothers Day card, i don't normally make these as not having my mum with me anymore is a little upsetting but i was asked to make this 1 for a friend.
hope you like it.

Challenges I've entered this card into are.
Poodles Parlour - Mothers Day/ Female card
Secret Crafter SC - Bingo =Gems,flowers & leaves
Crafty Purple Frog - Flower Power
Cute Card Thursday - Flower Power
Digi Doodle Shop - Anything goes

Wednesday, February 15

" Things with Wings "

My second post today is for this months challenge at

Our challenge this month is "Things with Wings"
and our fab sponsor is
Lili of the Valley
with a prize of £10:00 for 1 lucky winner, how good is that.

For my DT card i have made a christening card for a beautiful little girl named
Olivia Rose
 we have been invited to the Christening as my Daughter & Son-in-law are to be her Godparents.

The stamp is a House Mouse Happy Hopper and the butterflies are a Martha Stewart punch.
I hope you like it and will pop over to the challenge to see what my team mates have created and join in the fun.

" Vintage "

Good morning all
I hope you all had a lovely day yesterday with receiving all those flowers, cards and choccies.

Today's card is for this fortnights challenge over at

Our theme this time was chosen by my lovely team mate Lesley and she wants you all to go 

" Vintage "

There is not a lot i can tell you about my card as it's all stash I've had for ages and can't remember where i got it from lol but i do hope you like it and will pop over to the blog and join in the fun with us. 


Sunday, February 12

Losing Followers

Morning all
I see a few of my blogging friends are saying that we are to loose google friends connect so i have sourced out the info from google connect for you hope this helps

Google Friend Connect—Friend Connect allows webmasters to add social features to their sites by embedding a few snippets of code. We're retiring the service for all non-Blogger sites on March 1, 2012. We encourage affected sites to create a Google+ page and place a Google+ badge on their site so they can bring their community of followers to Google+ and use new features like Circles and Hangouts to keep in touch.


Friday, February 10

A for Animal Antics

Good morning all i hope those with snow are not suffering too much and staying nice and warm, it's not too bad here in sunny brum although very icy so i know i won't be going anywhere today.
My card for you today is for this weeks
We have finished the last round of Alphabet and are about to start a new one so todays challenge is
A for Animal Antics
For my DT card i used my recently purchased House Mouse stamp coloured with promarkers and added a few card candy
hope you like it and will pop over and see what my team mates have created
Challenges also entered into
Totally Papercrafts - It's a Rainbow
Papertake Weekly - Anything goes
Craft us Crazy - Anything goes


Friday, February 3

New Baby Boy

If you are looking for the Sparkles Christmas "Anything goes/ blog hop " it's HERE 

Afternoon all
Oh my gosh it's so cold here so thought I'd warm myself up in my cosy craft room and make a card it's been ages since i made a card for another challenge blog other than the ones i am DT for lol
For my card i have used a penny black image stamped twice so i could decoupage it , i used my new Marrianne creatable die for the oval and flowers, a sizzix die for the corners and added a couple of card candy and peeloff
Hope you like it.
Challenges I've entered this into
Penny Black SC = Floral Frenzy
Simon Says Stamp = Animal Antics
Poodles Parlour = Anything goes


Wednesday, February 1

Anything Goes + Blog Hop

Good morning all
Today is Sparkles Christmas Challenges first birthday i cant believe that 12 months have past by since i started the challenge blog and what a lot of fabulous creations have been created lets hope this continues and we become even more popular.

As today is our first birthday we have several fab prizes as all our sponsors of 2011/12 have donated to this challenge.

The challenge for the month of February is

Anything goes + Blog Hop

So if you have arrived here from  
Then you are on the right road

For my card i used a Robyn's Fetish Digi coloured with promarkers
hope you like him

What prize have i for your i hear you say......well i have a terrific prize to be had and it's from our wonderful sponsor Lili of the Valley who has very kindly donated £20 for 1 lucky winner to spend
Lili of the Valley
so please leave me a comment and you never know it may be you that wins good luck all.

Your next hop is back to the
for you to leave your link back to your own blog.
Happy Hopping


Flowers with a bit of Sparkle

Good morning all
A new challenge has been set over at
This fortnights challenge is to be
Flowers with a bit of Sparkle
For my DT card i made a Lapashe double easel card and the flowers have been glittered.
hope you like it & will pop over and join in the fun with us
Challenges entered into

Incy Wincy Designs = Flower Frenzy
Lexi's Creations = Fancy Folds
Lollipop Crafts = Anything Goes
Ooh la la Creations = Seeing Double