Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Santa Claus is coming!

Morning all Hope you are all well out there in blogland, today's card is a Christmas card Just love this stanta stamp from kanban he belongs to a friend of mine think she won him in a blog hop a few months back over at Fisher's cards, so thank you Rachel the Wednesday group have all enjoyed stamping him.


Santa stamp and sentiment from Kanban
Papers from my stash thing some are forever friends
Spellbinders dies
Marianne dies
Liquid pearls

Have entered this jolly  fella in the following challenges.

fab n funky challenges Punchies & dies
city crafter. 3+1=cute
ooh-la-la-creations C is for Christmas
the crafty pad. Christmas is coming

Monday, 29 October 2012

Nurse Kirsty Thank you!

Afternoon hope you all had a great weekend,It's Monday again where do the weekends go.
Today's card is a simple thank you card for my daughter Kirsty to give as she  has just finished  her placement at Darlington Hospital.She is in her final year of pediatrics nursing and only has 1 placement leaved before she is qualified.So i only have 1 more thank card to make for her.

Spellbinders dies
papers are from the Boofle range
Martha Stewart punch
Digi image is from Pure innocence

Have entered the following challenges.

365 cards. thank you
kreativen stempelfreunde Clean & simple
tammy scrapin corner. Anything goes

Friday, 26 October 2012

Red & Cream

Morning all from a very cold but bright Durham it's so good to see the sun again.
Have been trying out a few different think this week here is the 1st.


Marianne Die 
Cheery Lynn dies small flowers and leaves
Embossing folder swiss dots
Cream Ribbon

Have entered this card in the following challenges

classy girl musings Sketch no 7 Won

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Twins again!

Morning from a very dark and mist day in the north east,hate having the light on all day.
Today's card is a another Less is more card for twins. For this one I stamp a very cute LOTV stamp and then scan it in to the computer and then flipped it and join them together, I think it work quite well.

Spellbinders dies
LOTV stamp

have entered this card in the following challenges

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

A special Grandson at christmas

Quick post Today with a less is more Christmas card,I think that this sort of Christmas card will go  better at the craft fair as they don't want to spend to much on a card so I am doing a few quick cards like this and see if the go better. than the fussy ones.
This one is for a Grandson and has a vary cute pink gem digi stamp on it.

Pink gem digi stamp 
Spellbinders dies
Boffle papers
Gloss accents
liquid pearls
Have enter this card in the following challenges.

pan pastel Animals
the crafty pad. Use a animal
fab n funky Animals

Monday, 22 October 2012

Twins Grandparent Card

It's Monday again where do the weeks keep going, so here is my crafty bloggers network Inspiration Monday card,I was asked to make a couple of new baby twins card,for a friend who like less is more,this is the first one.

Baby stamp from Pink Gem
Spellbinders dies
Cuttlebug embossing folder swiss dots
Dovecraft twine.

Have entered  this card in the following challenges

little claires designs New arrivals 
clearlyi stamp. All tied up
charisma cardz Clean & simple

Hazel the little Witch

Morning all and welcome to my new followers.Hope the weather is better where you are than here it thick fog can't even see the bottom of the garden.

This morning card is the Midway reminder for cutie pie challenge 
It's Halloween not a card that I would normally make but her is what I came up with I have used a very cute digi stamp from Wee Stamps Hazel the witch.

We are being sponsored this time by

who are offering a "spook-tacular" prize of $10 to spend on their gorgeous digi images.

Digi stamp Wee stamp Hazel the witch
Spellbinders dies
Marianne dies

have entered this card in the following challenges.

kaboodle doodles. Trick or treat or fall
.tammy scrapin corner Trick or treat
come and get it challenges Halloween
robyns fetish Halloween

crazy 4 challenges. Orange Black & Purple
raise the bar challenge Witches
papelitos stamps Witches


Sunday, 21 October 2012

Kelly & Arya's 1st wedding anniversary gift

2nd go at this post some how manged to loss the post from last night.
I have made this tree decoration for my Daughter kelly and her Husband Arya for there 1st wedding Anniversary in December.The Gem in the middle is from their wedding stationary
It has to be light as they live in Hong Kong so will need to be posted.

Stamping up Christmas bubbles and dies
Tim Holts pinwheel die
cream ribbon

I entered this in to 4 challenges will them and relink them.
christmas stampin. Traditional colours
abc christmas challenge U is for up to you
karens doodles Make a Christmas ornament for the tree

Monday, 15 October 2012

Christmas Robin

Morning all firstly I would like to thank My old and new followers for popping bye and leaving such lovely comments on my cards it is so kind of you all.
Moving on here is my DT card for crafty bloggers network. Inspiration Monday it's a cute little robin from
a passion for stamps .We have a Anything goes challenge this month,so pop over at take a look


Digi Stamp from Passion for stamps
Spellbinders dies
Martha Stewart border punch
Marianne flower die
Cheery Lynn leave die
Cuttlebug embossing folder
Papers picked up at a craft fair.

Have entered this card in the following challenge 

totally gorjuss. traditional christmas colour
sunity opportunity thing in the air
christmas stampin Anything goes

Friday, 12 October 2012

Card for my Goddaughter

Morning all today's offering is the Birthday card I have made for my Goddaughter Francesca who will be 14 next month is not at all girly she love ridding or taking the dog for a walk if she is in you will always finder on the xbox, so when I saw this Mo Manning digi stamp it had to have it. Have tried not to make it to girly as she is not into flowers and gems. 

Mo Manning digi stamp video girl
Spellbinders dies
Tags stamps LOTV
Papers love letters by first edition
Button from Fancy pants
Liquid pearls 

Have entered this in the following challenges.

art impressions stamps Child Birthday
crafty ribbons challenge children Birthday

Thursday, 11 October 2012

Ruby wedding

Hi quick post today as I am busy with a friend  make Wedding invites,they have to be finish by the end of next week.Will post some pic next week when they are done.
Anyway here is my card for a Ruby Anniversary card. 



Cream card
2 Cream ribbons 
Spellbinder dies
Roses from wild orchid  crafts
Red ink
Have entered the following challenges with this card.

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

A Baby Card For Charlie

Morning all Hope the weather is as good where you are as it is here the last few day have been bright and sunny But cold in the morning, Kirsty had to de-ice the car a couple of time this week.
I have made today card for a friend of my other half Kevin who had a baby boy Charlie last week.

Stamp is from LOTV
Spellbinders dies
Me to you papers spring chic
Sentiment made in craft artist.

Have entered this card in the following challenges

karens doodles  You deserve a hug
craft your passion Hip to be square
promarker challenge. Shabby in pink or blue

Monday, 8 October 2012

Vintage Santa

Hi this is my 2nd card for today if you are looking for my cutie pie card its the post below this one.
This one is for.

 The challenge for this month which is sponsored by IndigoBlu.
The prize will be an A5 stamp sheet chosen by the winner

Quintessentially English rubber stamps, with unique and highly detailed deep etched designs – all made in England. Do have a look in our shop where we’re adding exciting new stuff all the time. Please sign up for our e-newsletter to enter our weekly draw for an individual stamp of your choice, and we’ll keep you up to date on all that’s happening in IndigoBlu World, especially the new designs which we are constantly working on…


Red card
Santa from IndigoBlu Retro Christmas set
Paper brought from a craft show not sure who's they are.
Spellbinders dies
Cuttlebug snowflake die
Sentiment stamp LOTV

Have entered Santa in the following challenges

Victorine stamp Lots of layers
pile it on  Vintage or shabby chic

Cutie Pie Birthday Challenge

Morning all over at cutie pie It's our Birthday challenge so why not pop over and take a look,we also so have some birthday candy.

Our challenge this time is sponsored by Bugaboo .  They are offering 7 digi images to the winning entry.  Check out their fantastic website for ideas and cool designs.  

Our random prize winner is being sponsored by D'Arc'y Diaries  They are offering three lovely digi images.  These gorgeous designs are fun and contemporary, so go on over and have a peek

Buggaboo digi image
Papers First edition
Cheery Lynns Flower dies

Have entered the following challenge with this card

catch the bug Anything goes
crafty anns challenge blog Inspired by a film (ballet shoes) 

Sunday, 7 October 2012

Batty Boo

Had a lovely day in my craft room,with now one in the house have so not been running around like a headless chicken doing thing for other people just me and my cards perfect.


Purple card
Wee digi stamp Batty Boo
backing papers from my odd and ends box
Spellbinders dies
Marianne die
Gems Buttons

Have enter the following challenges with this card.

2 sisters  Sketch 112
catered crop. Halloween
scrappers-delights Scaring up some fun
my sheri crafts It's picking time
broken box stock. Halloween card
qkr stampede Halloween fun
addicted to stamps Halloween
I love promarkers Autumn Colours 

Commissioned Granddaughter Card

What a beautiful autumn day in the north east the sun is out and the trees a starting to turn golden, and I have the day all to myself, Kevin is having a boy's day out, and Kirsty has a 12 hour shift at the hospital So it's just me the cats and my craft room.
This is a card I made yesterday for a lady in the village, her granddaughter will be 14 at the end of the month.


White Card
Backing papers are Me to You spring chic
Digi stamp is Hopeful from Wee stamps
Tags stamps are LOTV
Spellbinders dies
Sentiment made on the computer
Martha Stewart punch
Liquid Pearls

Have entered this card in the following challenges.

sweet sketch wednesday. Sketch Number 174
pink gem challenge For girls
send a smile 4 kids challenge Die cut or punches for kids

Saturday, 6 October 2012

Harry's Christening

I was asked to make a Christening for a lad in the village called Harry this is what i came up with hope they like it.

Baby digi stamp
Forever friends papers new arrivals
 (not sure what I will do when they are all gone have used them for so many projects lately)
Card candy
Spellbinders die
Martha Stewart Punch
Sentiment made on the computer.

Have enter this card in the following challenges.

inky impressions challenges. Lets here it for the boys

Friday, 5 October 2012

Big Sister's card

Back home from a few days in London Via Leeds,Had a lovely time at the LOTV shop could have stayed all day sooo many beautiful cards to look at from the DT ,so will be making lots of card with my new stamps over the next couple of weeks.
Had a lovely time in London went to the globe theatre  to see Twelve Night Stephen Fry and trigger form Only fools and horses where just amazing such a good afternoon out loved every minute of it, then I went out for Dim sums with my sister-in-law Svetlana was so nice to see catch up with all the news and have some girly time.
Anyway here is the next card I made for Kirsty Its for the same family as the baby card and Grandparents card this is for Megan a very sweet 3 year old who has just become a big sister to Lucy.


Flowers wild orchid crafts
Cherry Lynn leaf die
 Papers new arrivals from forever friends.
Have entered this card in the following challenges.

flutter by wednesdays Must have a butterfly
tuesday throwdown. Cute & cuddly

Monday, 1 October 2012

Christmas Gift Box

Morning all hopefully you are reading this as I am sitting on a train down to Leeds where I am meeting my other half Kevin before we go down to London for a few day.But I do have a couple of hour to kill in Leeds before we meet up just longing enough for me to pop of and have a good look round the Lily of the valley shop.
So anyway today I have done something a bit different a Gift Box.


4 A4 Cream card
1 sheet of accurate
Cuttlebug folder  Brocade Window
Cuttlebug folder Embossed Tags
Marianne Poinsettia dies Large & Small 
Marianne Border 3
Cherry Lyns Pine Leaves Die
Memento Ink Lady Bug

Have enter this box in the following Challenges.
cachallenge. Not a card
52christmas card throw down Anything but a card goes
frosted designs. Embossing
C.R.A.F.T Challenge Make your own embellishments 
crazy challenge. Hand made flowers
lawn scaping. Texture