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Friday, March 09, 2012

3 Shapes

Todays card is for the Wild Orchid Challenge Get in Shape, were you have to use at least 3 shapes on your card, 

I used some pink card from my stash. the backing paper is card stock from  Dufex that I bought on Create and Craft a few years back, I just liked the way it fit in with the colours on this card, I coloured lovely Tilda with Promarkers, pink organza ribbon that I got from the Grainger Market in Newcastle, the dies are the New Spellbinders dies that I got from Create and Craft they only arrived on Wednesday and couldn't wait to have a play. and the flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.
The 4 shapes on the card are,1) scalloped oval with image on,
2) border shape down the side, 3)corner shape cut with die, 4) the shape that has the sentiment on, hope you like my creation and happy crafting you you.

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

peaches and cream

Oooopppppssssss, I forgot to get this uploaded to enter the Lili's little fairies challenge so I will have to be quick.

I inked up Little Dot Birthday Wish from Lili of the valley, and coloured her with promarkers, I had some gold ribbon stuff in my stash and the corner I got from Ebay, the papers are also from my Stash, which I edged with classic scallop Borderabilities, I also found the little cute dog charm and just had to put him on the card he looked just right I thought.
sorry this is short but must get it into the challenge so see you soon.

Monday, March 05, 2012

Papertake Challenge No65

Well Happy Monday to you all, hope you have had a lovely weekend.
Todays card is for the Papertake weekly challenge
I have used a Sugar Nellie stamp called Sweet as Candy, that I got from Ebay &I think she is really lovely.

I coloured her with promarkers,
backing papers are Victoria Garden by echo park, 
ribbon is from my Stash
flowers are from wild Orchid crafts 

Thanks for stopping by and have a lovely day

Saturday, March 03, 2012

Tilda with umbrella

Good morning friends
Todays card is to enter into Totally Tilda, Just magnolia and Simon says Stamps challenges.

The backing paper is from Authentique 6x6 collection, I coloured tilda with umbrella with pro markers, I used a label die from spellbinders.
I also used spellbinder border dies on some cream, peach card also peach glitter papers to create the layering at the bottom, and a martha Stewart punch for the buttlerflies, some of the flowers are from wild orchid crafts, and last but not least the corners was from ebay.
hope you all have a lovely weekend and happy crafting.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Dies to die for challenge

Hi hope you are all having a fab weekend, sorry not been on in a while been looking after my dad who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, so can only grab a few minutes here and there, as there is sooooooo much going on at the minute.
todays card is for the Die to die for Challenge.

This project was inspired by Bev Rochester, I seen this on her Lili of the Valley page and I fell in love with it, (click on link to get instructions) so I printed the instructions off, and I have made all my Grand children one each for Easter, 
I used the large die from Spellbinders, the Stamp is from Lili of the valley and the card that its stamped on is from Die to die for called labels 6, I coloured it in with Spectrum Nior pens, flowers are from Wild Orchid crafts, the handle is punched with a martha Stewart punch. 

 bye for now folks

Friday, February 10, 2012


Hi and good day to you all, todays card I am entering into three challenges, Wild Orchid Challenge,Love is Craft Your Days away get Stitchy with is and Sketch Saturday  which is a Scetch.

I used the Crafters companion Stamp Love you and coloured it with Pro Marker, the doilie heart I got from Ebay, papers are 6"x6" called springtime by Echo park co, which I drew the stitching on, I thought is looked ok, if I do say so myself.
Well its nearly 3.15am better go to bed as I have to take my Dad to his 2nd Chemo sesion today at 11.30. so night night all see you soon.


Monday, February 06, 2012


Hi everyone todays card is for the Lili of the valley challenge Spring Clolours

I used the Summer lovely Lilies stamp I think she is soooo sweet.

I cloloured her with pro markers
flowers two tone sweetheart blossom, and 15mm open roses from Wild Orchid Crafts as always
ribbon, card stock, lace and papers are all from my Stash,
I hope you like card today.
thank you for looking 



Tuesday, January 31, 2012


Well good day to you, hope you having a good week, I am Sooooooo gel of the girls who have gone to California for the CHA, 
Todays card I am entering into Totally Tilda Challenge Pink & Red Valentines - The Secret Crafter Challenge, Ribbons and Craft Your Days Away Challenge, Distressing. I am sorry for the poor picture as it is showing the red to be pinkish.
Pink card for the matting, from my stash
Some red card for the layering,  from my stash
pink velour ribbon, from my stash
15mm red roses, 15mm white rose, two tone sweet heart blossoms. all from wild orchid crafts
red small roses I got given to me a while ago.
I cut the Doily die and Swirl die from some pink glitter card from my stash, dies are from Dies to Die for'
Dancing party tilda from Bunny Zoe's Crafts I coloured her with promarkers for her dress Poppy Red, antique pink, cerise and pale pink  hair is cocoa, cinnamon and Satin, Skin Dusky Pink, Almond & Blush, 
I glittered her shoes with stickles.and the red gems form my stash.
I distressed the edge of the image with Tattered rose distress ink.
well thats it from me today 
bye for now.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Happy Highlights

Hi Everyone hope you are having a lovely weekend, todays cards is for the Papertake Weekly challenge Happy Highlights.  

I used a stamp from Crafters Companion called Yum I coulered her with Promarkers,  I highlighted the Glass with Spray Glitter to make it look like a glass, I used 25mm Wild roses 15mm Roses Some two tone Sweetheart blosoms and Some closed bud roses All from Wild Orchid Crafts they have some fab flowers anything you woud need.
weel its off to bed for me got the Grand children here tonight so will be up with the larks.

Friday, January 27, 2012

Sugar Nellie paper piecing

Hi all, hope you are all well. todays card is for the Sugar bowl challenge.
Sorry About the Colour of this picture the Matting is Gray, I used Dress up Maggie From Suger Nellie,
 the pink layering is a 6x6 pad called Springtime, by EP. the Grey layer I won in a challenge. And the top layer is a Tatty Teddy piece of wrapping paper, I paper Pieced her hat and dress to match, I like the look it has turned out ok I think, well it is 3.30am must try to get some sleep.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Party Animal

Well good Morning to you all, what a wet and horrible day it is today yuck, todays cards is Callled Party animal, and I am entering it into the Wild Orchid Craft challenge Creature Comforts.

I used party animal Stamp from Crafters companion Strawberry kisses Party animal Stamp Flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts Pink Ribbon and papers are from my Stash.
well gotta dash Hospital appiontment with Dad today.

Monday, January 23, 2012

I love Chocolate

Good Monday to you all hunnie's todays Card I have made for my Daughter, who I love very much and she loves wine and Chocolates so onto the Crafter Companion challenge 'love is in the air' it goes, I am also entering it onto Saturday Challenge, food and drink.
I have used Crafters Companion S.W.A.L.K. set you deserve a treat stamp and coloured it with pro markers, A Martha Stewart border punch the backing paper is from a sheet of wrapping paper, flowers from wild orchid crafts, a heart charm to represent love, and some pink satin ribbon. Have a good day everyone and hope to see you soon

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Lovely Tilda

Hi all, Well what a horrible two weeks my family & I have had, found out a family member has terminal cancer, it has turned everything upside down, but onward and upward and positive thinking and we will cope with this.
Todays cards I am entering into the Just Magnolia & Totally Tilda challenge 

I used Lovely tilda and coloured her with promarkers, an elephant that I found on another Card so I cut him out. the backing paper I won in a challenge for Fab'N'Funky, the green paper is from a Artsy Collage Textured paper pad I have had for ages, the white paper is from a shop called Arty & Crafty's but that has now closed (what a shame I loved that shop) ribbon and beads from my stash and the flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts they do the most fab Flowers. 
Have a brilliant weekend everyone and see you all soon. 

Friday, January 13, 2012

Wedding card

Well Hi there everyone, this card I have made for a Wedding I am Attending tomorrow, so had to get it posted today.
I bought the shaped card from papercuts in Whitley Bay the stamp is from Lili of the Valley, called "I do", backing paper is from flowers soft, all flowers are from wild orchid crafts, the little fairy charm, brad and ribbon slider is from ebay. 
and my new is the boarder cut with my new for Xams from my Husband is Grand calibur
I am entering this card into  
lil's little fairies challenge my favourate stamp 
 wild Orchid craft challenge “Anything Goes” also
Crafty Creations Challenge    SOMETHING NEW!
thanks for looking

"Recylce it. or even them!"

Good day to you all, I am back at last have a few family things going on so not had the chance or frame of mind to post lately, but i could not resist this challenge so here goes.
todays challenge is 
Fab 'n' Funky "Recylce it. or even them!"

and recylce I Did I gathered rather few things darker pink is wallpaper left over from years ago when I decorated my Daughters bedroom, baking paper is wrapping paper, ribbon from a birthday gift, the picture is cut from an old calender. flowers are from wild orchid craft and they are new ones. well thats it for now see you all later.