Saturday, February 25, 2012

Two male cards in the same week...and no doodling!!

Good morning Saturday bloggers and my scheduled post. Today over at Sweet Stampin' we have a new challenge for you...yes you guessed it "masculine"...can't believe that's 2 masculine cards I have posted in the same week!!

The sponsor this week is Quixotic who are offering a £10 voucher to one lucky winner...

Quixotic Paperie

and of course there is the monthly sponsor Joanna sheen who is also offering a £10 voucher.

for my card I have used papers from MME - Stella and Rose Hattie collection which are great man colours...The funky scallop border has been cut with my MFT scallop die. The stamp is Chester from Kraftin Kimmie which I have coloured with copics. I added some twine and a button and then finished with a message.

Creative Card Crew - masculine
Aud's Sentiments - Happy
Delightful Sketches - use patterned paper
Moving Along with the Times - lots of layers(at least 2)
Simon Says Stamp - use 3 different papers
Crafty Catz - I spy with my little eye(button, birthday, blue, boy)
Hotshot Crafts - one for the boys
2 sisters - anything goes
Allsorts - free & easy


Sunday, February 19, 2012

Back to work tomorrow....

Happy Sunday everybody...well I did intend to get more cards made this week whilst I have been on holiday but you know how it is when the schools are off....Holly had me traipsing all over and spending money. although she got bored and fed up once she had eveything she wanted!! Went shopping to Glasgow one day too....I thought it was bad enough shopping with Holly but my mother and Holly on the same them both dearly but omg!! Holly likes to go to Primark, Repbulic, New Look and then you go to the other extreme...the Edinburgh Woollen Mill, which confused Holly as we were in Glasgow. What did I buy....roasting bags from Lakeland, that was me so I think a little bit of internet shopping may be in order later today.

So for my card I have followed the sketch over at A Gem of a challenge although I have tilted it round, I have used papers from Fancy Pants - Summers End, I have layered each of the papers onto bazill card and distressed the edges, the stamp is from Lili of the Valley which I have coloured with copics. I have cut out some felt flowers with my MFT flower trio die which has to be my most favourite die but then you may know that!! I added a ribbon and a bigger bow than I would normally use but I think it looks ok.

I hope to be back shortly with another creation.

A Gem of a Challenge - sketch
Allsorts - free & easy
CES - spots & dots
Crazy 4 challenges - spots & stripes
Crafts & Me - distressing
Cute Card Thursday - flower power
Crafty Catz - favourite things(flower die)
Craft us Crazy - favourite things(flower die)
Dutch Dare - distressing
Crafters Companion - anything goes
Totally Papercrafts - ribbons and bows
Sarah Hurley - die cuts
Paper Sundaes - birthdays


Wednesday, February 15, 2012

I think it's time for Pippi to make an appearance....

Good morning bloggers, and it's a lovely day. So I have got some housework done, the washing is on with a batch ready to hang out, then I will sort lunch and dinner but first a wee post...when I saw the challenge over at I-copic was BG then I had to make a card...I think the blue/greens are my favourite copics.

For my card I have used papers from MME - Be Amazing and Fancy Pants - Summer's End. The stamp os of course Pippi Longsocks from sugar Nellie which has been coloured with copics, the BG colours I have used is BG09, BG72 and BG000, the flowers has been cut using my MFT flower trio die, I threaded some twine to the button and added a message a couple of pearls.

I-Copic - BG colours
CES - lots of layers
Allsorts - free and easy
Crafters Companion - anything goes
Divas by Design - wings & things
Cupcake Craft Challenge - entwined
Love to Create - buttons and bows


Saturday, February 11, 2012

Sweet Stampin' DT card

Good morning campers and my scheduled post...I am on holiday from work next week though!! yay!!

I hope most of you have managed to escape the snow this's been a bit freezy too!!

The challenge over a Sweet Stampin' is Clean & Simple....omg this ain't my thing and oh how I have struggled!!

We have our monthly sponsor - Joanna Sheen who is giving a £10 voucher for her store to one lucky winner.

We also have Stamp Addicts who are sponsoring us this week and they too are giving a £10 voucher.

So here it is then....

...I have used the cupcakes and message from the Crazy for cupcakes set from Stampin' Up and coloured it with copics. I glittered up the icing on the cakes too.


Thursday, February 09, 2012

Sugar Bowl Challenge #77

brrr....good morning sugar addicts, hope you are wrapped up warm and cosy!! It's Thursday today so I guess that means a new challenge over at The Sugar Bowl.

Today's challenge is Kiki's sketch below with the optional "love" theme.

Once again there's the usual prize from Funky Kits...4 Sugar Nellie stamps however if there's more than 100 entries then the prize increases to 6 stamps....woo hoo!!

For my card I have used papers from Little Yellow Bicycle - Love Letters collection. I doodled around the edges and layered the papers. The stamp is from Sugar Nellie which I coloured with polychromos. I added a couple of flowers and a matching tag. Pop over and check out the inspiration from the rest of the sweeties...

By the Cute and Girly - love is in the air
Creatalicious - love
Joanna Sheen - love is in the air
Little Miss Muffet - love
Sarah Hurley - love is all around
Ladybug - loves me loves me not
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
Lexi's Creations - love
Lollipop - valentines
Stamp & Create - love
Dream Valley - valentine
Paper Players - flowers
One Stop Craft Challenge - the one I love
DYSU - love
Cure Card Thursday - pink valentine
Paperplay - love letters
Stamptacular - color challenge
4 Crafty chicks - love/valentine


Friday, February 03, 2012

Happy Birthday Dad...

Well good afternoon bloggers, thought I would post this just now as I don't have anything else to show you but it will be fine as my dad doesn't look at my blog. It's my dad's birthday next week and this is the card I have made for him. The stamp is Sail Away from Stampin' Up, I coloured the sails with polychromos, there is actually white and a very pale blue in there!! The paper is from Jillybean Soup - Apple cheddar soup and all layered onto kraft. I doodled around the edges too...I quite like that look. I cut those little flags out with my MFT pennants die. The message is from LOTV...oops nearly forgot...I added a charm too.

I have given my blog a makeover yesterday as I had a few followers say they couldn't read the text on my other one, I think when it was on a go slow and the page took a while to load, so this is my first post on my new look blog.

Papertake Weekly - sketch(with some extra bits)
Lollipop - anything goes
Craft Us Crazy - anything goes
Delightful Sketches - punches/dies
Do you Stack Up - anything goes
Divas by Design - anything goes
Paper pretties - ribbon/twine
Fashionable Stamping - it's a guy thing
That Craft Place - by the seaside
Fussy & Fancy - polka dots(on the paper)
Crafty Ribbons - men/boys(if twine doesn't count then just delete me)
Little Darlings - polka dots