Thursday, 27 November 2014


Hello.... what horrible weather we are having at the moment, yesterday I had the lights on in the house all day it was so dark, not good for taking pictures!

for my card today I have used a Digi Stamp from All dressed up and is 1 of 3 images called 3 little Christmas girls.  I have coloured her with pro markers.
I have used an embossalicious snowflake folder for the background and then cut out using a square die from blueprints 14. The snow is glitter card but it is not showing up to well, and I have used stitched snow drift die.
I punched some snowflakes from glitter card, and the sentiment is from LOV.

I am entering this card into the following challenges

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Sunday, 23 November 2014

Christmas Tree

Good morning........

Today see's the start of a new challenge at Christmas Card Challenge

This weeks challenge is Inspiration photo

This is my card.

I cut a triangle out of card, and used a spellbinders circle die to cut out some circles from scraps of patterned paper, then added some red gems.  The stem is just a strip of brown card, and I cut a circle to make the tub.
I have embossed around the edge of the card base.
The Sentiment is from Craftwork Cards, that I have had for ages.

This photo makes the bottom tub look wonky, but it is straight lol

I am entering this card into the following challenge

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Wednesday, 19 November 2014


Hello .....

Thought I would have a change from Christmas cards today..

I have been inspired by the current challenge over at In The Pink Keep it Sweet and Simple.

I have used a pre coloured topper from LOV added some glamour dust and then raised the front pink card with foam pads, I added some button twine from The Ribbon Girl a polka button and the tag is from LOV.

Sweet and Simple

I am entering this card into the following challenge

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Monday, 17 November 2014

Peace & Joy

Good morning...........

What a wet day yesterday turned out to be, it was so dark that I struggled to get a decent photo of my card so apologies for the awful pic.

The card I am sharing today was made using a free stamp from a magazine last year and a matching spellbinders die that I already had but never used!
I stamped the bauble onto some navy card and then heat embossed with some stampendous  crystal embossing powder.
I wanted to keep my card quiet simple so just added a white square of card scored with 2 squares, mounted it onto navy card and then on to my card base. I added a digi sentiment from Pink Petticoat, used some foam pads to mount the bauble and that's it card finished.

I am entering my card into the following challenges

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Sunday, 16 November 2014

Some good news, and a card

Evening to everyone, hope you have all had a nice week end, and got loads of crafting time.

I just thought  I would share my new with you all.......

I have been chosen to join the DT at Christmas Card Challenge, this will be my first ever DT and I am so excited that I was chosen. Maybe I won't be rushing around next year finishing off all my Christmas cards! lol

The Current challenge is a colour challenge see below, and you still have 6 days left to enter.

This is the card I have made using a pre coloured topper from LOV Bumper Art Pad, I added lots of white flower soft for the snow, used my Blueprint dies for the layout, and added some turquoise card to the image along with some dew drops.
The papers are from Nit Wits Polar Pals collection, and I have mounted the papers onto craft card
Sentiment tag is from LOV

Thanks for visiting
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Friday, 14 November 2014

box card

Todays card I have to show you is a box card, sorry but the pictures don't show it very well, not having made one of these for sometime and forgot how easy they are, and thought I would be able to use my new snowy window die from die namics, I cut the snow out of some glitter card.
The image is from an A4 sheet that I bought last Christmas from LOV.  They were pre-coloured and you got a few different size images.  They have all been coloured by the very talented 
Bev Rochester, and I just added some glamour dust and gold glitter, unfortunately they do not sell them any more, so I am just using up my stock. 
For the window blind I have used tonic studio edge punch, the mulberry paper roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts, and I have used a holly branch die...I created some snow with embossing powder and glitter, I also added some white twirls from Ribbon Girl, I opened them out and then re wound them to make them a little smaller, I have also added some red berries between the roses also from the ribbon girl.  The sentiment is from Pink Petticoat.

I am entering this card into the following challenges

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Monday, 10 November 2014

Caroling Trio

Last Christmas my Hubby bought me a set of Distress Markers and after trying them a few times I decided that they were not for me because I just couldn't seem to get the colours and blending right.
 Over the last few weeks I decided to have another go, and after watching some on line tutorials I realised the I was using way to much ink, and water! So out came the pens and brushes, lots of stamps and after much practise and frustration I managed to finish an image and made the card below.
I am so pleased that I got them back out and persevered with them.

The image is caroling trio from Penny Black and is one of my favourite Christmas stamps.
The papers are from dove craft , and I have added some hessian and gingham ribbon, I cut the lamp on my cricut machine. I have added lots of glitter, and finished off with a sentiment from LOV.

I am entering this card into the following challenges.  The current challenge at Christmas Card Challenge is anything goes with the option of Faith based, I have opted to just make a Christmas card.

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Sunday, 9 November 2014

Snow man

Good morning..........

For my card to day I have used an image from the LOV  christmas cuties bumper art pad

Super quick and easy, I have just added some snow and glitter, the paper is from LOV paper pad, snowflake is from a spellbinder die set, and the sentiment is from Pink Petticoat.

I am entering this card into the following challenges

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Thursday, 6 November 2014

Christmas Kisses

Hello .....................

sorry for my absence in blog land, I just seemed unable to find time to craft between looking after family and working, and I lost my motivation to visit my craft room.  Then last week end my lovely hubby made me come upstairs on Sunday and craft.  This is what I made.

The image is from LOV and I have coloured with promarkers the papers and card are from my stash box.I have used a couple of different holly dies, the branch is from Die-namites, and the corner is a sizzix die.  I have added some Papermania Tinsel snowflake embossing powder to the edges of the holly branch and flowers, and some red pearls for berries. The flowers are all from Wild Orchid crafts, and I added some gold spirals that I made using wire and gold glitter. The sentiment is computer generated and I used a blank tag stamp from the LOV Christmas sentiment tags. The ribbon is from my stash.

I am entering this card into the Winter wonderland challenge Pick and Mix and I have used

Pearls, Ribbon and Flowers

Challenges I have entered

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