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Sunday 30 October 2011

New Hat

Good evening folks, well thats another weekend been and gone. Seemed to have flown by, even with the extra hour. Hope you've all had a good one. We've spent a lot of it in carpet  and DIY shops.

We're decided to decorate our hallway and stairs as our naughty cats have ripped off most of the wallpaper. Our son Kyle is going to plaster it us, so the race is on to get it painted before the new carpet comes in a fortnight. I hate painting! :o(  And why is it when you are decorating one room, does the whole house become a tip?

Anyhoo! enough twaddle from me.

I've made this one following a gorgeous sketch over at Lili of the Valley and I'm entering it into their challenge.
Also entering it into Dream Valley Challenge anything goes
The Squirrel and the Fox hats and flowers

I used: LOTV image
Spectrum Noirs & Derwent pencils
Back to Basic papers
Spellbinder dies
Whimsey stamps sentiment
Ribbon, scrim, flowers, brad & gems from stash

I'm off to have a good old mooch around blogland whilst watching X-factor & Downton Abbey. Ooh! I love Sunday night telly.

Saturday 29 October 2011

Final Sketch Saturday GDT & some very exciting news!!!!!!!

Good Morning folks, hope you are all well. We had a really great time on our hols in Blackpool, the kids loved it, so did we. The weather was really kind to us too.

I want to say a HUGE thank you for all the lovely comments you have left me this week on the Little Claire's sneak peeks. I was'nt allowed to take my laptop :o( so I will catch up with you all over the weekend. Also I want to say Thank You to my new followers, I am really chuffed you're here and will catch up with you over the weekend.

Today's card is my last GDT card for Sketch Saturday 

But........ my exciting news is, that the Sketch Saturday Team have asked me to stay on and join them.
WOOOOHOOOHOOO!!!!!! So now I'm one of the Saturday Girls. As you can imagine I am over the moon. I have'nt stopped smiling since. :o) Thank You so much Sketch Saturday Girls for asking me, I am really looking forward to getting to know you all.

I used: Polkadoodles digi
Spectrum Noir's & Derwent pencils
Crafts too papers
MS punch & Joy dies
Whimsey sentiment
Ribbon & gems from stash

Rightyoh! I'm off , there's a suitcase full of washing with my name on it. I will catch up with you all later. Hope you all have a lovely day, whatever you're doing.

Friday 28 October 2011

Just sitting on a wall

Hello folks, here's the last of my Little Claire's sneak peek's. I hope you've enjoyed them. Today's sneak peek is a very cute little fella, from the new cutie patootie range of stamps.

I've also used one of the very sweet little tag sentiment stamps. Have you checked out the Little Claire's blog? There's still time to enter our fab competition to win the whole Cutie Patootie stamp range. All you need to do is name these arorable charcters to be in for a chance to win them.

Thursday 27 October 2011

The lovely owls

Hi folks, how are you all? hope you are all happy and well. Another scheduled post from me.

Today's sneak peek is of the 'Lovely Owls' from Little Claire's. These are being released at the NEC 3-6 November.

I just adore owl stamps and especially these gorgeous one's. A very versatile stamp, can be used for most occasions.

I've also used Little Claire's gingham peel offs on this one. They're fab, adds a lovely finishing touch.

Bye for now, hope you have a good day.

Wednesday 26 October 2011

Cutie Patootie's

Hi everyone, hope you are all having a fab half term week, another scheduled sneak peek from the gorgeous new Little Claire's stamps.

What a very cute little pair these are, I just love them. Don't foget to hop over to the Little Claire's to enter the competition to win the whole set.

Tuesday 25 October 2011

Red Gingham Poppy Sneak Peek

Hi Folks, hope this finds you all well. Another scheduled post and another Little Claire's sneak peek.

Today's card is made using Red Gingham Poppy from the new stamps in the Red Gingham range.

This is a very beautiful & elegant stamp which also has it's own sentiment circle. Check it out at Little Claire's

Back tomorrow with another sneak peek. Have a great day.

Monday 24 October 2011

Little Claire's sneak peek week

Good morning folks, hope you are all well and those of you who are off work for the half term have a really fab week off. I'm off on my hols, really looking forward to it, we are all going. A real family holiday. :o)

I have scheduled a post everyday this week as Little Claire's have a week of 'sneak peek's'. They have some amazing new stamp ranges which are being launched at the NEC 3-6 November.

Today's card's have been made using two very sweet character's from the new Cutie Patootie range.

Aww! how gorgeous are these lil' sweetie's? Would you like to win them all? over at Little Claires Blog there is a really fab competition to do just that. All you need to do is tell us what you think these lil' cuties should be called and the future packing will have these names on. One lucky person will win them all.

Back tomorrow with another sneak peek.

Sunday 23 October 2011

Sunday Sketch & Stamp Emma's sketch

Good Morning everyone, this is a scheduled post, so fingers crossed, it works.

Well it's Sunday again so that means it's time for another sketch to play with over at Sunday Sketch & Stamp 

This weeks sketch has been designed by our lovely Emma and it's gorgeous.

I used: LOTV image & sentiment
Spectrum Noirs & Derwent pencils
AC papers
Flowers from stash

Hope you will join us for this one, we have a really fab prize for the lucky winner from our lovely sponsors C4E

Saturday 22 October 2011

Sketch Saturday GDT #178

Good Morning folks, hope you are all ok. Well it's Saturday (and a very nice one at that, the sun is out) and that can only mean one thing.

Another really great challenge over at Sketch Saturday.

Here's my GDT card made following the fab sketch.

I used: Pollycraft image
Spectrum Noirs & Derwents
Trimcraft papers 
MS punch
Marianne D dies

Rightyoh! I must dash, off to prep some more demo's for The Stamp Magic show at Doncaster Dome.
If you're going, please come & say hello to the Little Claire's team. It would be really great to meet up and have a chat.  

Wednesday 19 October 2011

Warm & Cosy

Good evening folks, brrrr! it's certainly turned cold now has'nt it? Hope you are all snuggled up warm indoors. Not really got much to say for myself today, well nothing exciting anyway, busy, busy, busy at work as usual, but only two more days until the half term hols. Woohoo!

I'll stop waffling now lol! and get on with showing you a card I made yesterday to enter into LOTV warm and cosy.

Oops! too late.

I used: LOTV image
Spellbinders & Marianne D dies
Woodware & Mc Gill punches
Spectrume Noir's & Derwent pencils
Stampin up die & sentiment
Ribbon, lace, pins & pearls from stash

Rightyho! I'm off for a catch up. hope you all have a really great evening.

Sunday 16 October 2011

My Candy Winner

Good Evening folks. Well I made it, a year of blogging and I have absolutely loved every single minute. Thank You so much to all my lovely followers, I really love reading all your comments.

Thank You for entering my candy.

Bradley did the honours with his little bucket and the winner of my candy is......

Congratulations Hun, could you Email me with your address so I can get the parcel off to you.

Boys, Boys, Boys

Good Afternoon folks. How's your Sunday going? Good I hope.

I've been busy cleaning, speed cleaning I may add. lol! So this afternoon I can get on with prepping for the demo's at Doncaster Dome next Sunday. I'm really looking forward to it. :o)

Is anyone going? if so, I would really love it if you came and said Hello.

Here's my card I've made to enter into Pollycraft Monday challenge. I love this challenge, a definate fave.

I used:Pollycraft image
AC papers
Promarkers, Spectrum Noir's & Derwents
Whimsy Stamp & Die
Cuttle Kids dies
Card Candi

I'm off to have my dinner, then parcel up my Candy. Will get Bradley to pick one later in our usual way (bucket of names) I will post the winner later. Have a fab afternnoon.

Saturday 15 October 2011

Sketch Saturday #177

Good Morning everyone, hope you are all happy and well.

I've been a rubbish blogger this week, Sorry! I've had loads of work stuff to get done, although I have really enjoyed doing it. Sorting the menu, looking at new recipes and suppliers etc. Yummy!

I'm work free this weekend though so hopefully will get the chance to do lots of crafting and blogging. :o)

Anyhoo! here's my GDT card for Sketch Saturday another really great sketch. I love the addition of the tiny squares, I have had these mosaic gems for ages and this one was perfect to get them used at long last.

I used : Pink Gem image
First Edition papers
Spectrum Noir's & Derwents
MFT dies
Buttons & gems from stash
Ooh! I think it looks like it's going to be a nice day out there, going to get some washing in. 
Hope you all have a really lovely day, whatever you're doing. Back later for a HUGE blog sesh. 

Tuesday 11 October 2011

Spread your wings

Hi folks, how are you? Hope you're all well. A big HELLO & THANK YOU to my new followers. I'm so happy you are here and will be visiting you all too, very soon. :o)

Another quickie from me, I've got the tea on.

I've made this card this afternoon and could'nt resist using my new Marianne D leaves dies.

I used : Spread your wings 
We R Memory Keepers papers
Spellbinders & Marianne D dies
Spectrum noir's & Derwent pencils
Ribbon, pins & gems from stash.

I'm entering it into : Sketch and Stash  who have a really great sketch, (I used old papers and new dies).

Rightyoh! I must dash as the spuds are cooked.

Catch you later, have a great evening.

Sunday 9 October 2011

Sunday Sketch & Stamp Kathrin's sketch

Good morning folks, hope you are all ok. I've been a right old lazy bones, just got up! We went out last night and got in very late. So I need to get cracking now as I have loads to do.

We have a really great sketch for you to play with over Sunday Sketch and Stamp designed by our lovely Kathrin.

Here's my card:

This week we are sponsored by Sassy Studio Designs 
I have used on of there gorgeous digi's for my card. How sassy is she? and an absolute joy to colour.

I also used: Spectrum Noirs & Derwent pencils
Kanban patterned card
Marianne D dies
L-em & Mcgill punches
Ribbon, flowers pins and dew drops from stash. 

Hope you will have a play along with this fab sketch and check out my lovely teamies creations.

Are you a follower of Sunday Sketch and Stamp? Well, our super talented Emma has created a fabulous freebie digi for you, to celebrate the opening of her design studio. It will be perfect for all of those halloween cards.

I'm off to have some breakfast and make a start on the H*******K .
Will catch you all later.

Hope you all have a really great Sunday.

Saturday 8 October 2011

Little Claire's Christmas Challenge

My 2nd post of the day, please scroll down for my Sketch Saturday GDT card.


Hi again folks, I'm back with my card for Little Claire's

Our theme this month is 'Christmas'.

I used: 'Cold crisp kisses'
Go Kreate & Marianne D dies
Spectrum Noirs
Ribbon & gems from stash

As always we have a wonderful prize for the winner.

Little Bear stamp
Pretty Garden stamp
Pack of Back to Basics Christmas buttons
Pack of Fizzy Moon Festive Fun buttons
Pack of self adhesive gems
1m of red dotty ribbon
1m of green dotty ribbon
1m of blue dotty ribbon
Ooh! what scrummy pile of stash.
We would love it if you joined us for this one. If you're in need of some inspiration, check out the gorgeous creations from my teamies.

Before I go, I have been having trouble leaving comments on quite a few blogs, so I've changed my browser to Firefox and that seems to have done the trick :o)

Hope you all have a great afternoon. 

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