Wednesday, 29 July 2009

sketch saturday # 61 and secret crafter # 42

well i have woken up to yet another wet and dreary day and it just makes me want to stay indoors and craft!!!!! going out again with kieley, george and sophie so that aint gonna happen.

i am probably going to be posting christmas cards from now until december as i have an order for 40 from my friend and i have mine to do as well so here is another i have made. the sketch is from the challenge on sketch saturday and on secret crafter there is a recipe 3 buttons, 2 design papers and 1 ribbon. i have used a penny black stamp from the glitter pot called simply
'shepherds', i have used white flocking on the sheep but you can't really see it! everything else i have had in my christmas stash. have a great day keep on crafting x

Tuesday, 28 July 2009

friday sketchers # 62

i have just made my first christmas card!!!!!! i do love christmas and i thought i had better make a start on my job lot!!! the sketch is for this weeks challenge on friday sketchers. i have used a sugar nellie stamp called 'christmas kisses' , the papers are from last years left overs. i stamped some holly onto shrink plastic and the image is coloured in with my h20's and sakura pens. off shopping soon with kieley, george and sophie..... see ya later xx

Monday, 27 July 2009

just magnolia week 15

what a rotten day weather wise!!!! i do hope it improves a week in a caravan with 2 young children is not much fun when it rains. got til the 15th so fingers crossed.

this card is for the challenge on just magnolia which is a sketch by tab. the stamps are both from sir stampalot, the tilda is called 'tilda with lace skirt' and i have used the 'watercan'. the papers are from my stash and i have used a martha stewart punch and a cuttlebug embossing folder on the border. bye for now x

truly scrumptious # 12

on a bit of a roll tonight, i am pleased to have finished another card. this is for the challenge on truly scrumptious which is the sketch. i have used one of the new gorjuss girl stamps from funky kits she is called 'poppy fields', the papers are from basic grey. i have cut her out using one of my nesties.i am sorry that the image hasn't photographed well the colour of her dress is much darker. thanks for dropping by, night night x

Sunday, 26 July 2009

my time to craft # 70

another card bites the dust!!!! my daughter rang to ask for a card for one of george's little friends so i thought i had better get busy. the layout is for the challenge on my time to craft which this week is the sketch by becky. the apace boy is from pink gem called 'space jack'. the rocket paper was hidden at the bottom of my "green paper" box and the planet and space ship are from dimension fourth. x

sketch and stash # 15 and craft challenge # 10

a really big hello to you all. the last few weeks have really been stressful, the death of phil's dad has hit us all very badly. the funeral is on friday which will be over 2 weeks since it happened there have been some complications with the cause of death but we have the go-ahead now so after this week hopefully we can get back to some sort of normality!! i am sorry if i haven't visited your blogs, my list of followers has dissapeared but i will try to catch up with you all asap. this card is for a friend who reaches the big 60 this week and i have used the sketch set on the sketch and stash challenge the new stash is the forever friends stamp called 'champagne celebration' along with the papers, the old stash are the flowers and the h20's. this weeks challenge on the craft challenge is pink and green and i am really pleased with the result. thanks for popping in i appreciate it so much. x

Wednesday, 22 July 2009

colour create week 23(blue and white), stamp something & penny black(soft and sweet)

good evening every one i hope you are all ok. i have been to old macdonalds farm today with kieley, george and sophie we had a lovely time and the weather was good to us too.

this weeks challenge on colour create is blue and white and as a friend had a baby boy last week i thought this card would do the job. i have followed the sketch on stamp something plus the theme on penny black is 'soft and sweet' and a new baby is just that! the stamp is from the glitter pot and is called 'baby hammock' the papers i have had for ages in my odds and sods box. x

Tuesday, 21 July 2009

the sugar bowl challenge # 15 (ribbons and bows)

this card is for the challenge set on the sugar bowl which is a sketch and to use ribbon and bows. the stamp is from sugar nellie and she is called 'painting rainbows' the paper is from the blueberry hill range by papermania. everything else is from my stash of goodies. thanks for dropping by x

Thursday, 16 July 2009

hi ladies, just a short note from me today, i probably won't be around much for the next weeek or so as my father in law passed away yesterday. this was a complete shock as he had made great improvements and was due to come home. x

Sunday, 12 July 2009

stamp something (pink,green & yellow) and secret crafter challenge # 40

another card from me tonight and i am combining 2 challenges, the first is the colour challenge set on stamp something and the sketch is for the one on secret crafter. i have used a velum paper that i have had for ages and the stamp is from pink gem called 'baby girl in pram'. buttons and brads from my stash. enjoy the week ahead see you soon x

Sunday, 5 July 2009

the sugar bowl challenge 14

good morning to you all i hope you are having a great weekend. i am just now recovering from the take that concert which by the way was amazing. the circus that was going on during the show was awesome and of course the boys were superb ( missed robbie though). i did manage to camo down to earth yesterday to make this card which is for the sugar bowl challenge which this week is the sketch. the stamp is a charmed delectable and she is sitting on their tree stump.the papers are from my minds eye and are their wild asparagus range. everything else is from my stash.i added the sparkle opyion by putting stickles on the flower embellishment. thanks for dropping by x

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

penny black week 55 (sketch)

blimey i have got another card finished i am so pleased with myself especially as i was watching the take by martine cole at the same time!!!! this one is for the challenge on penny black which this week is the sketch. the pb stamp is an image stamped for my by a fellow blogging buddy. the papers are from my minds eye called bloom and grow. buttons and ribbon from my goodies. x

just magnolia week 11 and stamp something (embellished somethings)

good evening to you all, i hope the weather isn't getting to you like it is the kids at school. they get progressively worse as the day goes on i can't say i blame them i would rather be out in the sun than stuck in a stuffy class room!!!!! i seem to be on a "go slow" at the mo, can't seem to stay focused for too long. i am sorry for not visiting your blogs but next week i have no husband for a week he is staying with his mum as his dad is going into hosp for major surgery so i should get around to you all then! x this card is for 2 challenges the first is just magnolia (sketch) and the second is for stamp something (embellishments). i love the new tilda pet collection and have just recieved my first batch. the stamps are from craftsulove tilda with kitten and cat the papers are from a collection from dcwv called nana's nursery (girl) the sentiment is printed on my comp and the embellies are from my stash......oh i really need to tell you that i am going to see Take That with my daughter on friday, (we used to travel everywhere the first time round). i am like a teenager again i am so excited, my son keeps telling me to "get a grip mother you are 50"........... spoilsport!!!! will tell you all about it saturday. x