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Sunday 30 December 2012

My Favourite Five Cards

Good Morning. Hope everyone is happy and well. We had the best day in York yesterday even though it rained loads. Greggs for dinner, lots of mooching around the sales and I even managed to get the camera I've wanted for a while, half price! :o) Stopped at a pub on the way home for steak & kidney pudding and chocolate sundae, so all in all a PERFECT day.

I have played along with Debby's Favourite Five Cards of 2012 for the last couple of years so I just had to join in again this year.

Thank You so much Debby for doing this again. You are a star.

So here are mine....

Oh! it was so hard to choose.

Right I'm off to do a spot of tidying up then going to make some cake pops for Bradley's birthday tea party later and hope fully I will get a chance to play with my new Copics, My Hubby surprised me with them on Christmas Day. Hope you all have a lovely day, I will be back for a catch up later.

Saturday 29 December 2012

Sketch Saturday #239

Good Morning. Hope you all had a really great Christmas and got lots of pressies. We had the best time here, a proper family Christmas. Of course we all ate far too much! Then we had my lovely little Grandson's birthday on Thursday, I still can't believe he's five, where does the time go?

It's time for another gorgeous sketch over at Sketch Saturday this is the last one this year, ooh! that sounds weird.

The prize from Sandy is a rather fabulous gift certificate for £10.00 to spend in The Craft Barn store

Here's my card..

I used: Gorjuss Girl stamp
Bo Bunny Serenity paper pad from MCH
Pro's & Prisma's
Ribbon from stash

Hope you will join us for this fab sketch, as ever my teamies have created some amazing cards to inspire you all, hop over and have a look.

I'm off to get dressed, me & hubby are off out, think we might pay a visit to York, we'll need our brollies though, oh well we're not made of sugar and if we wait for the weather we wouldn't go any where would we?
Hope you all have a really great day whatever you're doing.

Saturday 22 December 2012

Musical Christmas

Good Evening, hope you are all happy and well. Are you ready for the BIG DAY? We are now, in our house, spent the last few days doing last minute stuff, cleaning, wrapping & delivering presents. So now we just have to wait for the big guy to arrive.

I haven't spent much time on the laptop over the last coupe of days though, so I am going to have a HUGE blog sesh tonight and catch up with all your lovely blogs.

I have a card to show you that I made for a very special blog buddy, I'm sure she will have received it by now so it will be ok to show you.

I used: Musical Christmas stamp from LOTV
MME Winter Wonderland paper pad from MCH
Prima Say it in Crystals Pink /Apricot from MCH
Meiflower Blossom Sequins in Jade Green from MCH
Pro's, Spec's & Prisma's
Spellbinders, Tim Holtz & Marianne Designs dies

Rightyoh! I'm off, hope you all have a fab evening.

Wednesday 19 December 2012

Pink Gem Designs DT card

This is scheduled (fingers crossed) as I'm off to work bright & early today. It's our Christmas Dinner today so we are going to be soooo busy.

I have a card to show you made using a very cute lil' polar bear from Pink Gem Designs.

I used: Baby Polar Bear digi stamp & Merry Christmas Blank digi stamp both from Pink Gem Designs
These are just two of the gorgeous digi stamps that are on offer until the end of December. Theres...
I know! Amazing eh?

MME Winter Wonderland paper pad  & Buttons  from MCH
which are in the Special Offers Section 
over at MCH Ooh! there are some amazing bargains to be had. :o)

MS punches
Pearls & Candi from stash

Hope you all have a really lovely day, I will be popping in for a catch up of your lovely blogs later, no doubt with my feet up.

Monday 17 December 2012

Plum Pudding

Good evening, hope you are all ok. Wow! the time is sure ticking down pretty quickly, today has just flown by. Mind you, that means the big day will get here quicker. :o)

I managed to grab an hour in the craftroom earlier to make a card for some friends at work. They are such a lovely couple and I chose this image as they fetched my a white Christmas pudding from  Morrisons. Ooh! it looks so yummy!

I used LOTV Plum Pudding image
Spectrum Noirs & Prisma's
Free papers from a mag
Spelbinders dies
Memory Box Frostyville Border from MCH
Don't forget there's
10% off ALL Memory Box Dies until 19/12/12!
Ribbon, pearls & flowers from stash

I'm off for a mooch around blog land while I catch up with the soaps, hope you all have a lovely evening.

Sunday 16 December 2012

Candy Winner

Good Evening.

I'm back to tell you who has won my Christmas Candy.

Before I do I would like to say a Huge Thank You to all who entered and also for all the lovely comments you all leave me. I really appreciate them and love to read every single one.

So... the winner is.....

Can you email me with your address hun and I will get your prize in the post to you.

Crafters Companion December Challenge

Good Morning! Well I have been up since six, probably something to do with the fact that I went to bed at 9 last night. I was shattered and fell asleep watching the telly. I had a busy day yesterday, Christmas food shopping, present wrapping and I eventually finished all my family cards.

Today's card is one I made for the December Challenge over at Crafters Companion This month our theme is .....

Winter Friends

One lucky winner will be chosen at random to win a £30 / $30 voucher from Crafter’s Companion

I used: Christmas in Mulberry Wood cd rom
Sentiment from Wish upon a Star stamp set
Diesire Lace Border 4 die

All the above from Crafters Companion

I also used: Spellbinders & Sizzix dies
Pearl brad & pearls from stash

I hope you will join us this month, can't wait to see your winter friends cards. Hop over to the blog and check out my teamies gorgeous cards.

Rightyoh! I'm off, got loads to do today but I think I might have a little blog sesh before I get cracking. Hope you all have a good day.

Saturday 15 December 2012

Sketch Saturday #238

Hiya! I'm back with my Sketch Saturday challenge card.

Our lovely sponsor this time is The Stamp Fairy.

As always we have a wonderful sketch to play with designed by our lovely Jen.

This weeks sketch will run for two weeks, you have until 18:59 Friday 28th December to enter your make.

I used: Sugar Nellie, Cherry Pip stamp
Nitwits papers
Spellbinders die
Spectrum Noirs & Prisma's
LOTV sentiment
Ribbon from stash

Can't wait to see what you create. In need of some inspiration ? then have a look at the gorgeous cards my super talented teamies have made. Ooh! they're all so wonderful.

Rightyoh! I'm off to clean up, then we are off out to do the shopping. Hope you have a lovely day.

Little Claire Designs Challenge 28 - New Year

Good Morning, hope you are all ok.

It's time for another challenge over at Little Claire Designs.

Our theme this time is ...

New Year

The prize for the lucky winner is ......

.... a £15 Gift Certificate.

For a change, I've made a CAS card.

Spellbinders dies
Computer generated sentiment.
Kanban gingham card

Hope you will join us, looking forward to seeing what you create. My super talented teamies have made some gorgeous creations to inspire you all, hop over and have a peek. 

Hope you all have a fab morning, I'll be back in a bit with my Sketch Saturday card.

Friday 14 December 2012

Little Claire Designs - Bright Blue Skies

Good Morning all, ooh! it's a cold one again. Hope everyone is ok and wrapped up snuggly warm.

It's my turn to share a project over at Little Claire Designs and I have made an easy peasy calendar.

Al the details are over at Little Claire Designs and a little photo tutorial too.

Rightyoh! I must dash hope you all have a fab day, I'll be back later for a catch up.

Wednesday 12 December 2012

Christmas Shopping still to do? Then.....

... I know just the place.

Hi all hope you are all ok and wrapped up snuggly warm, just a quickie with a heads up about a fab offer over at My Crafty Heart

  10% off ALL Memory Box Dies until 19/12/12!


            Check out the Special Offers section for more 
                             amazing Xmas savings!

So if you still have pressies to buy or even want to get a little Christmas treat for your self then hop over and have a look. 

Have a lovely evening whatever you're upto.

Monday 10 December 2012

Pots of Love (& cuteness)

Hi everyone. How are you all? good I hope. I'm feeling really festive now, tree is up & decorated (apart from the fairy, she's still in the loft) will have to go and find her tomorrow.

I managed to get quite a few of my Christmas cards done yesterday and also coloured some of my new LOTV stamps in. I made a card out of one, oh! I think this might be my new fave stamp, it's so cute.

I used: LOTV - Pots of Love
MME Dolled Up paper pad from My Crafty Heart
Memory Box & Marianne Designs dies
Ribbon, scrim, flowers & pearls from stash 

I'm off to have a soak in the bath, then pj's on and a blog sesh in front of the soaps.

Hope you all have a lovely evening.

Sunday 9 December 2012

Winter Hoot treat bag

Good morning folks. Hope everyone is ok. I imagine you are all very busy with the Christmas preparations. I still have some wrapping up to do but today I am spending lots of time in My Happy Place. Hubby at work all day, house nice & tidy, just a bit of washing to do, so colouring in here I come. :o)

It's my turn to share some Pink Gem inspiration over at Gems of Inspiration

I have made an easy peasy treat bag using some scrummy Pink Gem papers & a very cute lil' Pink Gem owl.

All the details and an easy peasy photo tutorial can be found over at Gems of Inspiration Blog.

Rightyoh! washer has just bleeped so off to reload it, make a coffee and PLAY!

Hope you all have the best day.

Saturday 8 December 2012

A Gem of a Challenge - Lavender & Lace

Hi, I'm back with my A Gem of a Challenge card, sorry it's so late. Me & Hubby have spent the day finishing off the Christmas shopping and then wrapping up most of the pressies.

Debbie is hosting again and she has chosen this fabulous theme...


This challenge will run from 8am 8th December until 6pm 4th January 2013

The prize for the winner will be.....

4 Digi images of the winners choice from PINK GEM DESIGNS (Subject to Availability).....

Nitwit papers
Spellbinders, Memory Box & Cheery Lyn dies
Pro's, Spec's & Prismas
Flowers, ribbon, lace & pearls from stash
Scrim from B&Q

Hope you will join us, if you're in need of some gorgeous inspiration, then hop over to the blog & check out my teamies wonderful creations. ooh! they are all gorgeous.

Rightyoh! I'm off, hope you all have a lovely evening. I'll be dropping by your lovey blogs whilst watching the X-factor. Ooh! I can't wait. :o)

Sketch Saturday # 237

Good morning. Hope everyone is happy & well, ooh! it's nippy here this morning.

It's time for another fab sketch over at Sketch Saturday.

As always we have a wonderful sponsor and this week it's ....

The lucky winner will receive a $25 voucher to spend in store.

Here's Jen's gorgeous sketch.

I used : LOTV image
Spectrum Noirs & Promarkers
First Edition Blank Canvas paper pad from MCH
Memory Box Lorelai Outline Leaf  from MCH
Spellbinders & Cottage Kutz dies
Flowers & pearls from stash

My teamies have created some amazing cards as always, hop over and have a peek they are sure to inspire you to play along. Looking forward to seeing what you create.

I'll be back soon with my A Gem of a Challenge card. Hope you all have a really great day.

Thursday 6 December 2012

Sweet Elin's Flower

Good evening, hope everyone is happy & well. Wow! how quick has this week gone? can't believe it's nearly Friday.

I have high hopes for the weekend, I plan on spending lots of time in My Happy Place making my family Christmas cards and Bradley's 5th birthday card. Well, that's if nothing else crops up.

I'm going to have a good old blog sesh tonight whist watching the telly but before I do here's a card made with a very cute Nellie Snellen stamp.

I used: Nellie Snellen Sweet Elin's - flower from MCH
Glitz Design Cashmere Dame paper pad from MCH
Prima Papillons - Rosarin from MCH
Spellbinders dies
Doily & dewdrops from stash

Hope you all have a lovely evening and keep snuggly warm


Tuesday 4 December 2012

LOTV Teddy with Robin (without robin)

Good evening, hope everyone is ok. Are these long grey days making you feel tired all the time? I could do with an energy boost. There must be some chocolate somewhere, I will investigate when I've done this.

I've made a card using a very cute LOTV Christmas stamp called Teddy with Robin. As you can see I've masked off the robin as I just wanted to use the gorgeous teddy.

First Edition Blank Canvas paper pad from My Crafty Heart
Spellbinders dies
Woodware punch
Ribbon, flowers & pearls from stash

Rightyoh! thats me off on a choccy hunt, will be back for a blog sesh soon. Hope you have a lovely evening whatever you're upto.

Sunday 2 December 2012

Christmas Candy

Hello to all my lovely followers, old & new.

I'm back with some candy to say a HUGE thank you. I really appreciate you all and I love to read your comments that you leave me.

All you need to do is leave a comment on this post and I will get Bradley to choose me a name out of the hat at approx. 4pm on the 16th December, so the candy will be with the winner before Christmas.

Candy includes:
LOTV stamp - Milly Hello
Bild Milarna stamp - Mimo with stocking cap
Wild Rose Studio stamp-Starry Night
Pack of flower pins
Tube of dewdrops
Black scrim
2 lengths of ribbon
Various sized adhesive gems
Wooden embellies
Pearl hearts

I would be chuffed to bits if you would pop this on your blog side bar. 

Good Luck!

Little Claire's Darling Daschunds

Good Morning.

Little Claire Designs have released their brand new club stamp set.

Ooh! this months set is adorable.... the Darling Daschunds.

The set comprises of 3 images, 1 circular sentiment and 3 other sentiments. You also get instructions and materials to make a card and 2  full colour project instructions all  for just £8.99.

My teamies have created some amazing cards with this gorgeous set, hop over to Little Claire Designs & check out the Gallery

Rightyoh! I'm off to do the washing and tidy up. Hope you all have a really great day.

I'll be back later, I have some Christmas Candy to say Thank You & Happy Christmas to my lovely followers.

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