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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Tilda with Eggs - Papertake Weekly Sketch

It had been years since I'd been to Hobbycrafts at the NEC but because I just happened to have a week off work that coincided with it off we went yesterday. I had not bought any crafty stuff for a while knowing that we were going but I definitely made up for it!!!

When I got home from work today I just had to use one of my NEC purchases. This card is based on the sketch over at Papertake Weekly and I'm also entering it into the Simon Says Challenge where the theme is Easter with a bit of glimmer/sparkle.

Have used "Tilda with Eggs" coloured with copics. The DP's are Papermania "Honey & Hugs". The eggs have a coating of glamour dust just for that bit of sparkle.


Just a quick peek at a few of my purchases from yesterday........


I did have to do a trade off with Martyn - Hobbycrafts on Friday if I went birdwatching on Thursday. To keep me occupied I was let loose with the "grown up" camara (with a lens on it as big as my head!!!). I do just click at everything so am sharing just a couple of my "better" pictures....

Thanks for looking x

Friday, March 19, 2010

LOTV Thank you card - Stamptacular Sketch

I've had to wait a couple of days before I could post this so that the recipient had time to receive it.

This card is based on the sketch over at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.

Have used the Lili Of The Valley stamp "Rosie Posy" coloured with copics , the DP are Papermania from the capsule collection and the sentiment is from one of the Popcorn stamp sets.

Thanks for looking x

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Mothers Day - Just Magnolia Sketch

I know in my last post that was going to be my final Mothers Day card, but then I realised today that I had made all those cards for someone else and hadn't got one for my mom. So I made this one when I got home from work today. It's based on the fab sketch over at Just Magnolia and I've used one of my favorite stamps again "Sweet Tilda".

Have coloured it with copics and the DP's are "My Minds Eye".




Thanks for looking x

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Elzybells "Teddy Flowers" Mothers Day Card

Definitely my last Mother's Day card - I am entering this one in the Cute Daisy May challenge where the theme is "Mothers Day".

Have used the Elzybells image "Teddy Flowers" coloured with copics. The DP's are from the Papermania "Blueberry Hill" paper pack


Thanks for looking x

Teddy for Mum - Just Cute Bears Challenge

It seems like I've been making Mother's day cards non-stop to complete a last minute order and this one I'm entering into the Just Cute Bears challenge.

Have used the LOTV stamp "Teddy for Mum" coloured with copics. The DP are My Mind's Eye and the Sentiment is from Elzybells.



Thanks for looking x

Peek A Bunny Mother's Day Card

Another Mother's day card - will they never end!!! I'm entering this one in the Totally Papercrafts challenge where the theme this week is "Mothers Day" and The Pixie Cottage where challenge is the colour green.

Have used the Stampavie image by Rachelle Anne Miller "Peek a bunny" coloured with copics and the DP's are Papermania.


Thanks for looking x

Magnolia Sweet Tilda - Stamp Something Challenge

I don't use my Magnolia stamps very often, but I had to use this image to make a card especially for my Grandma.

I'm entering this in the Stamp Something Challenge and the theme this week is "Something Girly". I think this card should count as girly, it's very pink. got flowers and pearls....


The image is "Sweet Tilda" coloured with copics, and the DP are from the Papermania Blueberry Hill paper pack.



Thank for looking x

Sunday, March 07, 2010

Ruffles Party - Our Creative Corner Sketch

Just a quick lunchtime post today. This card based on the sketch challenge over at Our Creative Corner. Have made this for one of my Brownies who's birthday is next week. I wanted it to be bright and cheerful .... well it's definitely bright!!!!

Have used the Stampavie image by Helz Cuppleditch "Ruffles party" coloured with copics. The DP's are American Crafts (I think) and the sentiment is from one of the Popcorn stamp packs (not sure which one)

Thanks for looking x

Two Challenge Christmas card

I know it's March but I need to keep the Christmas card production line going. This card is being entered for two challenges - the layout is the based on the sketch over at Winter Wonderland and the theme over at Susie & Vikki's Christmas Club is "Hot chocolate".

I have used the WOJ stamp - Henry with Hot chocolate" coloured with copics. The DP's are various from stash (Mostly Papermania Clare Curd Range". The little mug is cut using a Sizzix die.


Thanks for looking x

Saturday, March 06, 2010

One Card - Four challenges

No work today so time to make a card this morning and this one I'm entering into four challenges!!! The layout is a sketch from Sketch & Stash, Crafty Catz is Shades of Green, Pollycrafts is Distressing and Simon says Stamp is Mothers Day.

The image is "Fairies-On Tiptoe" from Lili of the Valley coloured with Copics. The DP's are from the Papermania range "Regency Hill". Have distressed the papers. used Distress Ink Pads and Distress Stickles so I think that should cover the distress part of the challenge. The image is new, and the DP's are neglected stash (for the Sketch & Stash Challenge).

Off now to get ready for the theatre - Agatha Christie play "Witness for the Prosecution" at Wolverhampton Grand. Love a good "murder mystery".

Thanks for looking x

The postman has brought goodies

The postman brought me a "huge" parcel . I was lucky enough to win the blog candy over at Pinkpiggy and it arrived today!!!! Isn't it all gorgeous I can't wait to start playing!!!! Lot's and lots of thanks Dawny!!!!



Dawny also sent this fab card!!! If you head over to her blog there is yet more candy on offer!!!

Thanks for looking x