Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Tuesday Makes.

Here's my last post for today, Promise but I'll be back tomorrow with the rest of today's makes.

Yappy Birthday:

Rainbow Lady ~ Pets.
Tuesday Morning Sketches ~ Sketch # 104.
Stamping for the Weekend ~ Paws for thought.

Ski Shaker.

Incy Wincy & Crazy4Challenges ~ Shaker Cards.
CPS ~ Sketch # 228
~ Christmas in July.
Bah Humbug ~ Beads.

PP ~ Dovecraft, Cosmo Cricket & K&Co.
Stamps ~ Bear Neccessties & Pollycraft.
Sprinkles ~ Martha Stewart.
CS ~ Stampin Up!
Flowers, Leaves & Beads from stash.

Saucy Bride.

I'm a bit like a bus today......!!

Here's a saucy bride for you and what a Sassy Chick she is!

Today's challenges are:
Pocket Cards ~ Kenny K & Stamptacular.
Ribbon, Lace & Buttons ~ Paper Play
Pink, Aqua & Cream ~ Colour Create.
ABC Challenges ~ Y is for Yesterday ( I chose  W is for Weddings)

Totally Gorjuss ~ Punch or Die ( Button studio Punch)
Allsorts ~ Free & Easy July.
One Stop Crafts ~ Recipe ( Ribbon/Lace, 2 PP & 3 Buttons)
Kaboodle Doodle ~ Stitching.

PP ~ G.C.D
Digi Stamp ~ Kenny K
Lace & Ribbon from stash
Buttons ~ Button Studio.
Flowers ~ Wild Orchid Crafts
Twine ~ Devine Twine.
CS ~ Bazzill.
Ink ~ Copic Caio
Sewing Machine.

Inspirational Card Sketches ~ Sketch # 124

I've been a terrible blogger this last week but I've had all sorts getting in the way, Nightshifts mainly but I had a birthday and I got a bit carried away with Knitting too! ( Which I'm saving for a later date)
Here is this weeks sketch from Inspirational Card Sketches, this week we are sponsored by DZ Doodles.
Valerie is giving this weeks winner a choice of 3 digis from her shop.

Today's card is for challenges at:
Crafts & Me ~ Add a Flower.
Stamp Something ~ Something Embellished.
Sweet Pea Stampers & Paper Cutz ~ Anything Goes.

PP ~ 
Stamp ~ Crafts & Me (Butterfly Keeper)
Die ~ Nellie Snellen.
Roses ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.
Charm  from stash
CS ~ Bazzill.
Sewing Machine.

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Inspirational Card Sketches ~ Sketch # 123

We have another fantastic sketch for you this week at Inspirational Card Sketches 
and a wonderful sponsor too!
This week we have the honour to be sponsored by Kristy at Some Odd Girl!

Kirsty is offering 3 Digi Stamps from her store as a prize for our lucky winner!

And here's the sketch. 

My Card is made using Summer Mae Digi which Kristy kindly gave the DT to work with.  

My card is also for challenges at:

Cute Card Thursday ~ Going round in Circles.
Do It With Digi's ~ Spot or Stripes.
Allsorts ~ Free & Easy July.

PP ~ MME "Gertie"
Digi Stamp ~ Some Odd Girl.
CS ~ Stampin Up!
Rosette ~ American Crafts.
Dies ~ Nellie Snellen & Slice "Think Pink" Design Card.
Coloured with copics.

Sunday, 17 July 2011

Terrific Teacher.

Its that time of year when we all say thank you to all those Teachers who have put up with our little angels for the last school year. Aiden has loved being with Mrs Miller this year and has said that he shall miss her very much as she won't be returning for Maternity leave until after Easter.

This is his gift for Mrs Miller. It's card combined with a bookmark, I've also added a pocket on the inside for a Gift Card/Book Token.

Todays challenges are:

Tuesday Morning Sketch ~ Card with a detachable Bookmark.
Card Patterns ~ Sketch #124 (On the Bookmark)
Scrapology ~ No Squares.
Allsorts ~ Free & Easy July.

PP ~ MME Stella Rose "Gertie"
Stamps & Brad ~ Whiff of Joy.
Ribbon & Eyelet ~ From Stash.
CS & Ink ~ Stamping Up!
Coloured with Copic Caio Pens.

Friday, 15 July 2011

12 Sweet Pea Months.

I've been at the Bind It all Machine again!! This one has been today's one & only project and its size is A5.
March is my favourite followed closely by July.
Today's Challenges are:

Simon Say's Stamps ~ Anything Goes.
Allsorts ~ Free & Easy.
Bearly Mine Challenges ~ Anything Goes.
Sweet Pea Stampers ~ Anything Goes.
Fun with Shapes ~ Anything but a Card,

Copic Creations ~ Pastels Colours.

C.R.A.F.T. ~ Butterflies. 


 Totally Gorjuss & Fussy and Fancy ~ Summertime.

PP ~ Craft Works & Dovecraft.
Alpha's ~ BasicGrey, AC Thickers & Cosmo Cricket.
Stamps & Decoupage ~ Sweet Pea Stampers.
September Picture is a Freebie from CCKuik.com
CS ~ Stamping Up!
Computer Generated Calendar.
Bind It All Machine.

Thursday, 14 July 2011

Calendar Girlz!

I've been working away at this project for the last couple of day's,
 a saucy start to my homemade Christmas pressies.  It size is A4 .
Today's challenges are:

Allsorts ~ Free & Easy July.
Kenny K ~ Anything Goes.
Kaboodle Doodles ~ Use Scissors.
Bearly Mine Challenges ~ Anything Goes.
Simon Say's Stamp ~ Anything Goes.
Fun with Shapes ~ Anything but a card.

Edited 15/7/11: A Huge Thanks goes to my ever vigilant 9yr old son Aiden for pointing out that I have put December before November!!  No-one else in  the house had noticed. Luckily it didn't take too much effort to change.

PP ~ Pink Petticoat & Craft Works.
Digi Stamps ~ Kenny K.
Alpha's ~ Cosmo Cricket & AC Thickers.
Calendar ~ computer generated
Bind It All Machine & Wires.

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Inspirational Card Sketches ~ Sketch # 122

This week we are sponsored by Sarah at Sassy Studio Designs. Sarah is giving our lucky lucky winner a choice of 4 digi stamps from her very own range.

I think I've got my friend Sarah~Louise {Tiggertastic} to blame for a new stamp addiction, I had a sudden need to purchase 8 new stamps this weekend just because she makes them look so wonderful!! 
Thanks Sarah (Hee Hee) xxx

Today we have another cracking sketch from our Dawn this week at Inspirational Card Sketches.

My card for this week is also for challenges at:

Stamp Something ~ Bugs or Butterflies.
Stamping for the Weekend ~ Wings & Things.
Crafts & Me  ~ Favourite Image.
Allsorts ~ Free & Easy July.

PP ~ MME Stella & Rose "Hattie".
Stamp ~ Sweet Pea Stampers
CS ~ Papermania.
Roses & Pins ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.

Thursday, 7 July 2011

A Splash of Summer!

After a day of on and off showers and thunder storms I thought I'd add a bit of vibrancy with a splash of summery colours! 

I wish I could fly....

Simon Say's Stamp & A Spoonful of Sugar ~ Stitching/Sewing.
Magnolia Stamp Lovers ~ Summer Flowers.
Charisma Cardz ~ Flowers.
Oldie But a Goodie ~ Anything Goes.
Truly Scrumptious ~ Things with Wings.

The Large Flower was made using a tutorial but unfortunately I can't find it again!!   Yay I found it!
The Tutorial for the flower is HERE

You make my Life......

 The Spotlight Challenge ~ "Masking". I masked off the card blank using plain paper just leaving the rectangle visable and then stamped to make the back ground.
Stamptacular ~ Seeing Double/
Cupcake Challenges ~ Single layer card.
Stamping411 ~ Sketch.

Summer Splash.

Crafty Purple Frog ~ Summer Sun.
Paper Pretties ~ Sketch.
Crazy4Challenges ~ Center Step Card.
The Crafty Pad ~ A Particular fold.

This Summer's must have bag!  

Die Cut Dreams ~ 3 Shapes, 2 Colours & 1 Ribbon. ( Squares,Triangles & Circles/ Orange's & Greens)
C.R.A.F.T. ~ Boxes.
Everybody Art ~ Use shapes.


PP ~ K&Co & SEI.
Flower Stamps, Pearls & Photo Anchor ~ Stampin Up!
Butterfly Tilda ~ Magnolia.
Decoupage ~ Crafty Purple Frog.
Ribbon ~ Ribbon Oasis.
Gem's ~ Doodlebugs.
Distress Inks ~ Tumbled Glass, Broken China & Mustard Seed.
Circle punches( for flower) & flower punch ~ Dovecraft.
CS ~ Bazzill & Papermania.
Copic Caio Markers.

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Inspirational Card Sketches ~ Pick a Sketch.

This week at Inspirational Card Sketches is a pick a sketch week
 in the side bar of the challenge blog is a link to the Sketch Database. 
So choose a sketch and come and Play!
I Picked ICS #5

My Card is for challenges at: 

Wild Orchid Challenges ~ Tent Card.
The Crafty Pad ~ A particular fold.
Allsorts ~ Free & easy.
Magnolia Stamp Lovers ~ Summer Flowers.


PP ~ Pink Petticoat.
Stamp ~ Magnolia.
Roses ~ Wild Orchid.
Lace, Ribbon & Pins from stash
Coloured with Copics.

Sunday, 3 July 2011

Lets Chill!

My Final make for today and a quicky post before I'm off to work!

This cheeky looking minx is for challenges at:

Crafty Cardmakers ~ Spots & Stripes.
Creative Inspirations {Wed} ~ Summer.
Stampavie & More ~ More than 3 Layers.
Charisma Cardz ~ Ice Cream Colours.
& Bearly Mine Designs ~ Here Comes Summer


Digi Stamp ~ Kenny K.
Alphas ~ American Crafts.
Cocktails ~ MIC.

Exploding Handbag Box

I found this fantastic new style of box/card while surfing yesterday.
 Well you know me I'm a sucker for a new fold so this was at the top of today's things to do list!
If you would like to have a go you can find the measurements at Inkido Blog and pictures of  the original at Pia's blog.

My bag is for challenges at:

Paper Pretties ~ Red, Yellow Orange & Neutral { Black & Gery are Neutrals in my world}
Paper Play ~ No Cards.
Allsorts ~ Free & Easy.
By The Cute & Girly ~ Things with Wings.
One Stop Crafts ~ Tag You're It!
The Crafty Pad ~ A Particular style of card.
Crafty Purple Frog ~ Swirls & Pearls.


 PP & Alpha's ~ BasicGrey Ambrosia.
CS ~ Papermania.
Roses ~ Wild Orchid.
Stamp ~ Daisy & Dandelion.
Chalk Ink ~ Colorbox Queue.
Punch ~ Tonic Studio.
Ribbon, Button, Pearls & Eyelet from stash.

Saturday, 2 July 2011

Oxford today tomorrow the world.

More BasicGrey Loveliness with new Oxford PP. 
Such lush colours and a good mix of feminine & masculine patterns too!

Hugs & Kisses

Mojo Monday ~ Sketch # 
Basic Grey Challenge ~ Stitching.
Wild Orchid Crafts ~ Shabby Chic Friendship.
Just Magnolia & hAnglar sTranglar ~ Anything Goes Shabby Chic. 

Good Luck


PP ~ Basic Grey "Oxford"
Alpha's ~ American Crafts Thicker's.
CS ~ Papermania.
Metal ware ~ Stampin Up! 
Stamps ~ Magnolia & Daisy and Dandelion.
Roses ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.
Leaves, Hearts, Ribbon & Pin from stash.

Friday, 1 July 2011

Stars & Stripes!

Here's two for all you blogging buddies across the Ocean and of course all Americans living in the U.K. too!
Happy 4th of July

Patriotic Beauty

Crazy4Challenges ~ Sketch.
Stamptacular ~ Stars & Stripes.
Stamp Something ~ Digi Day.
ABC Challenges ~ X ix for Crossed Ribbons


Rainbow Lady ~ 4th of July.
The Crafty Pad ~ Bold & Bright.
CPS ~ Sketch # 224.

Pinwheel template can be found HERE

Digi Stamp ~ Kenny K.
Die Cut Star ~ Slice Basic Elements Design Card.
Ribbon from stash,

Out of Print.

Oh isn't it lush........I do love a new BG paper pad and I'm telling you it tooks some doing to cut into this!

Get Well Soon

A Spoonful of Sugar ~ Get Well Soon.
Colour Create ~ Fuschia , Green & White.

If nothing.........

Crafty Cardmaker ~ Spots & Dots.

Hope you have.........

Tuesday Morning Sketch ~ Sketch #100.
Truly Scrumptious  & By The Cute & Girly  ~  Things with Wings.
Our Creative Corner ~ "Your Style",
Stamping For The Weekend ~ Favourite Things { Basic Grey PP & Butterflies}

PP ~ BasicGrey.
Stamps ~ Stampin Up!
Punches & Dies ~ Nesties, Stampin Up! & Tonic Studio
Pearls for stash.