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Saturday, December 31, 2011

my Favourite

Today I will show my favourite card, that I have put on here so far since I started in October, it was a hard choice as there was a few I liked but the end decision is

I hope you agree with my choice.
 I would like to wish you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year, I hope it’s going to be a good one for us all.

Friday, December 30, 2011

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Megacandy bij Nicole

No ‘Shop Bought’ Design Papers allowed either make your own or go without

Hi all, Todays card is for the Sugar bowl Challenge, No ‘Shop Bought’ Design Papers allowed either make your own or go without!
 My Lovely Husband bought me the Grand Calibur for Christmas, so I was away playing, I used Spellbinders Edgeabilities down the side Classic triple Scallop, then distressed the edge with tattered rose distress ink. I embossed the centre with a cuttlebug embossing folder. I had the flower fairy already done she is called rose, a swirl die then distressed it along with the backing on the fairy. tidied it up with a ribbon and some flowers from wild orchid crafts, 20mm cream rose and 10mm white rose which I also distressed the edges, hope you have a great new year, I am off now to a panto. the centiment is from Lili of the valley

Thursday, December 29, 2011

White with one other colour & Sketch Saturday

Todays card is for the Just Magnolia challenge white with one other colour, and Sketch Saturday.

My colour combo is White with Pink. the backing paper is from the Love letters collection by Mindy Terasawa, I think they are fab.
The stamp is Patiently Waiting Tilda from Simon says Stamps
the flowers are from Wild Orchid crafts and I used 25mm two tone Hybrid tea roses, sweet heart blossoms, 15mm white open roses and last I used 2 tone pink/white Gladioli. I didn't colour her shoes I put some top coat nail polish to give them the patent leather look.
I wish you all the very best for 2012. bye for now

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Merry Christmas to all

Well  here's wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous 2012, and thank you all for your lovely comments they really mean a lot to me. 

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Just to let you all know that Lili’s LIttle Fairies is the new challenge blog for our love of Lili of the Valley stamps in blogland.
There is some delish candy up for grabs to launch the blog so keep your eyes peeled and watch this space, please do pop across and take a peek, this is one lot of candy you don’t want to miss!

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

white Xmas

well I am back home again after a lovely time with friends in Halifax

Todays card I am entering into two challenges, TotalyTilda no37, White on White & Just Magnolia  "I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas"

On this card I used 6x6" card then another piece of 6x6" and die cut and embossed a circle out the centre I stamped up Dancing Party Tilda and used Pro markers to colour her hair and skin only, I used a glue pen on her dress a put some fine Crystal Glitter on, the Large snowflakes are a die from Provo Craft, which I cut and embossed, the small snowflakes I bought on ebay, the Christmas Circular Sentiments is from Lili of the valley, and last of all white ribbon from my stash.
happy crafting 

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

week 38 Easel Card

Well Happy monday to you all, I have had a busy weekend AGAIN, But at least my tree is up,  3 years ago yesterday, we lost my dear mother suddenly, and my Daughter, Son and myself agreed that we would put our decorations up in our own houses on that date every year, as she loved Christmas, ( enough of the sad things) I will post pictures soon.
todays card is for the Wild Orchid Craft Challenge, Week 38- Easel Cards.
this is my first easel card so here goes.

 This is a 6" square card the backing papers the Lilac is from Create and Craft, and the papers are Echo Park - Springtime 6 x 6 Pad, from Dies to die for, the image is a Bravura Stamp I think it has coloured up with pro markers really well.

 The border is a Martha stewart border punch which I got from ebay, and the bottom Border I put on with double sided foam pads, then sprinkled lilac glitter on to stop it being Sticky I was pleased with the way it turned out, flowers as are the 20mm white roses,  and sweetheart blosoms , from Wild Orchid Crafts.

and the greetings stamp was in in my stash, and the Lilac ribbon and lace is from my stash.
well better go to bed now that it is 4.30am

Friday, December 02, 2011

joint effort

Todays card is one I made with my grand Daughter Kailee for her Friends Birthday tomorrow, I done the stamping and colouring and she glued it together with me, and a good team we made.
I Coloured 'Never Too Old for Cupcake! Stamp from Lili Of the Valley with Pro markers, the wings and the icing I used a glue pen with Crystal Art Glitter from Create and Craft, the die cut swirl is from dies to die for, as is the Doily by marianne Design. the backing paper and pink card is from my stash. the Sweetheart blossoms as always are from Wild orchid craft, sentiment is a stamp from Hero arts, I have had this for years now. I will be entering this card in the Fab'n'Funky challenge (anything goes)
well off to bed for me now hope you like todays card

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Well Good morning everyone, today is quick one as I am off to the Metro Centre to finish my Xmas shopping, how good am i?
This is a card I made awhile back, the stamp is from Crafters companion from the Winter S.W.A.L.K collection, the backing paper is from my stash, border punch is a Martha Stewart punch, I got on Ebay, well my lift is here so better dash, Bye for now peeps. 

Sunday, November 27, 2011

wild orchid craft & Lili of the valley challenge

well I am back, I have been away for a couple of days and it has took me ages to get some energy back, todays card is for wild orchid craft Challenge, A childs Christimas, I am also entering this card into the Lili of the Valley Challenge

I love this THREE LITTLE ANGELS stamp  from Lili of the valley, Today I used some backing papers from my stash, the border is from dies to die for the icicles die is a Provo Craft die, I bought on Ebay, the the flowers I used are 15mm roses from Wild Orchid crafts, I also had some silk roses I got from Ebay.  this card I will be giving to my Grand Daughter for Xmas.

Monday, November 21, 2011


Todays card is a Toread die cut decoupage.
I think they are sooooooooooo cute.

I items I used for this card is- Gold mirror card some papers from my stash from K & co, cream satin ribbon form my stash, yellow vellum punched with a Martha Stewart border punch, 20mm green paper rose and 15mm paper roses  from Wild Orcid Crafts.
Sorry I have not been on as much this weekend but I have had a very busy weekend, with 5 Family Birthday's between Saturday and Monday, up to now I have met myself coming back and i still have a birthday to attend tomorrow. see you soon.

Saturday, November 19, 2011


Were does the time go? Friday already.
I been working on my card for the Lili of the valley challenge to someone and here it is.

I used the lili of the valey stamp peace on earth it is a fab stamp and it colours up well, I used promarkers,
flowers from wild orchid crafts, the ribbon I had in my stash, and the snowflakes I bought from ebay.
thats it for me today my sweeties

Wednesday, November 16, 2011


Today its crafty creations challenges. and the theme is RECYCLE, RECYCLE, RECYCLE,

I have a birthday card for this challenge.

the Birthday paper that was wrapping birthday present last year, I liked it that much that I opened the gift very carefully, the dress is recycled from a Birthday card someone else made me ages ago, the little charm I bought from Ebay, and the flowers are all from wild orchid crafts, they have some fab things on their site.
the border I used a Martha Stewart Punch with black glitter card to match the glitz on the dress. happy viewing everyone.


Todays Card is one i made a while ago but i like it so thought that I would share it with you all.
it is a card from Flowersoft I got these one already printed you just cut them out and prepare them with flowersoft, but i think this is such a lovely picture I wanted to share it with you all.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Crafters companion challenge

Hi hope you have all had a good weekend
todays card is a Crafters companion card for the crafters companion challenge

I have used the fab stamps from Crafters Companion Adorables xmas collection, I think they colour up really well.
the flower is from Wild orchid crafts as is the centiment. hope you likemy card, see you all tomorrow.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Flowering Xmas tree

well todays card I must say so myself, I think it has turned out really well, so I am entering it into the Totally Papercrafts challenge this week, and the theme is" Black and White ".

I got this die cut out from Dies to die for in my last order I got from them as a gift, and I fell in love with it straight away, I looked for it everywere and it had sold out, untill yesterday I got a email to say someone had it in stock and it is now ordered and I am awaiting its arrival, it is called flowering Christmas tree its a memory box die.
the items I used on this card is as follows
white card stock
I had some black and with backing papers whick I layered with black card.
the black flowers die is a doo hickey Doiley flowers die from dies to die for,
white flowers from wild orchid crafts, black ribbon I also put some flat back gems on the flowers on the tree,
the greetings stamp is from Lili of the valley xmas sentiments.
as i said I am really pleased with the way this has turned out, and it is an unusual colour for xmas for a change from the norm.
have a great weekend everyone and i will see you soon.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Challenge 120–Creature Comforts

Well I didn't get any prizes for my first entry but never mind here goes for my second entry into the lotv challengo 120

today I used a lili of the valley Kitty_Gifts unmouted rubber stamp, coloured up with promarkers,I used a shapes die from spellbinders to make the frame in this creamy glitter card, which I also used as a backing, I had this green coloured backing 6" x 6" from last year & I love it with the glittered tree decorations on. now onto the flower arrangement.

the large cream rose is a 45mm rosed from wild orchid craft, I used these green satin flowers I got from imag-en-ation shop in the granger market, they were cheap as chips, I hope you like this card today, so now enter it into the challenge, wish me luck.

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

The card today is for the Wild orchids challenge and this weeks theme is a colour combo of Brown and Blue, I coloured the Snowman Stamp from Crafters Companion with pro markers, I am really pleased with the way it turned out, the greeting stamp was with the collection as well.

I used some brown Card, I had some papers from Flowersoft, which I had this lovely blue backing paper which I think goes really well. the flowers I used below
are from Wild Orchid Crafts I used sweetheart blossoms two tone and 20mm roses. I bought these  snowflake die cuts from Ebay. So here goes for my first entry into wild orchid craft challenge.wish me luck.

Monday, November 07, 2011

Sorry not posted in a couple of days but been away then poorly, got two back teeth out and I felt terrible, so to todays card, which is
I used a lovely santa and Xmas tree backing paper, some 15mm  rose is from wild orchid crafts, I embossed some gold mirror card with snowflake embossing folder from cuttlebug, some red organza ribbon and a lovely bear decoupage I got from ebay.

Friday, November 04, 2011

bright and sparkly

todays cards I am entering for the LOTV challenge BRIGHT AND SPARKLY.
 I used some Xmas tree paper (I got loads last year but don't now the names as I took them all out of their books and stored them all together, but now I have started this I will keep all my papers in the correct format so I can tell you all) A  LOTV xmas stamp that I coloured with pro markers, I used white flowersoft for the snowman. I really love this stamp and it coloured up really well, I then used a spellbinder shape to do the matting and layering with gold mirror card, some Xmas ribbon through the centre, I glittered up the green ribbon and the snow flake with Stickles star dust.
so here goes to enter my first competition, fingers crossed.

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Xmas tree

well I have had a productive day today, and todays cards is a lovely topper I got from ebay.

I used a paper from Fexpad o5 Xmas joy what lovely papers they are as well, A snowflake die from provo craft sorry not got the link, some cream lace I got from a stall in the Grainger market that I could thread a read ribbon through to match, I am please with the way it has turned out.

Tuesday, November 01, 2011


Todays Card is a stamp from Crafters Companion, it is in the Winter S.W.A.L.K collection called let it snow., the link is crafters companion S.W.A.L.K I coloured her with Pro Markers

Xmas papers from a Pack I had, the tag is a spell binders tag die, I used a Martha Stewart deep border punch and some pale blue organsa ribbon.

santa clause

Sorry been away again on a busy weekend, only just got around to do monday's Card.
today I used Xmas paper that I found, a decoupage that I had already made up, not sure what it is but I got it from Ebay. I used the Magnolia doohickey doily flower small die the link is doilyflower die from dies to die for,  in black glitter card, some black lace and a charm I bought on ebay also. hope you like my cards if you do please leave a comment.