Saturday, 31 March 2012

Guest Designer at One Stop Crafts Challenge

Kenny K Downloads  is sponsoring

  One Stop Crafts Challenge this week
and its a privilege to be given the task as Guest Designer for the challenge.


The Theme at One Stop Crafts Challenge is:


Easter.

I've used Bodacious Bev along with the Ear's,Egg's,
Bow and Basket from the "Easter Accessories"


I think she looks pretty cute in pastels!


Today's other challenges are:


Dream ValleyAnthing Goes ChallengeCute Card Thursday, Delightful ChallengesPaper Play ,
  Charisma Cardz ,  Card Crafters Circle, Polka Doodles and Oldie But a Goodie ~ Easter.
Simon Say's Stamp ~ Anthing Goes.

Ingredients:

Pink Petticoat ~ PP.
Papermania ~ CS
Digi Stamps ~ Kenny K Downloads.
Flower's ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.
Marvy Le Plume Liquid applique.
Copic's & stickles.
Pearls from stash.

Sketch Saturday ~ # 201 with The Craft Barn.

Today at Sketch Saturday we have The Craft Barn 
back for their regular monthly sponsorship spot.
This weeks prize is a generous Gift Voucher to spend at The Craft Barn


Here's this weeks Sketch from Jo!


Today's other challenges:

Simon Say's Stamp ~ Anthing Goes.


Ingredients:

PP & Digi Stamp ~ Pink Petticoat
Flower's ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.
Pearls from my stash.
Punch ~ Martha Stewart.
CS ~ SU!
Stickles & Copic's.


Thursday, 29 March 2012

A Heather Ellis Day

Well you don't see her day's and then she appears with three cards all at once!
I was lucky enough to win these three Heather Ellis Digi Stamps 
and today was the perfect occasion to use them.

Easter Wishes.

The Crafty Pad ~ Sketch with "Some Bunny loves You!"
The Cutie Pie Challenge ~ Pink with a Rabbit.
Paper Sundaes ~ Spring Blossoms.
Papercraft Star ~ Easter with an Egg. 


Swing into Spring!

Bearly Mine Challenges ~ 3 PP, 2 Butterflies & 1 Image.
Paper Pretties ~ Bling.
Stamptacular ~ Blue, Butterflies and Bling.


Here comes Nursey!

One Stop Crafts Challenge ~ Clean & Simple.
Simon Say's Stamp ~ Anything Goes.


Ingredients:

PP ~ Pink Petticoat.
Digi Stamps ~ Heather Ellis.
Punches ~ SU & MS.
Dies ~ Spellbinders.
Roses & Buds ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.
Ribbon, Lace, Gem's & Pearls from Stash.

Sunday, 25 March 2012

Kenny K Krafty Girlz ~ Fun & Games!


Before we go on this week bring's another fabulous
set of realease's  from Kenny's Anime Manga collection!





Kenny has given 5 Digi Stamps of the winner's choice as a prize for this week and 
Crafty Emma also has a gift voucher of £ ............for her online store!



This weeks Theme is "Fun & Games"

To go with this weeks new releases the with this theme.
We'd like to see projects using an  image of someone doing something Fun!.
My son loves his Drum Lesson's so thought this one would be perfect for his birthday earlier this week!

This video shows the Action Wobble in "action"


Other challenges for today's card are: 


Paper Pretties ~ New Technique { using Wobble Springs}


Ingredients:


PP ~ Pink Petticoat.
Digi Stamp ~ Kenny K.
Action Wobble Spring.
Number's ~ AC Thickers.
Die's ~ Spellbinders.
CS ~ Core'dinations.
Coloured with Copic's.

Saturday, 24 March 2012

Sketch Saturday ~ #200 with Bugaboo.

This week at Sketch Saturday we are joined by one of my favourites Bugaboo!

and here's what you could win!! 
Fantastic eh!!


Here's this weeks fabby sketch, the possibilities are endless!


I flipped the sketch on its side this week!
Our sponsor very generously gave us some fab digi's to play with I chose to use Gus " Recount"


Other challenges for today's card are:
Ingredients:

PP ~ We Are Memory Keeper's.
Digital Stamp ~ Bugaboo.
Die's ~ Whimsy & Spellbinder's.
White Gel Pen & Glossy Accents.
Coloured with Copic's.

Thursday, 22 March 2012

The Crafty Purple Frog ~ Anything Goes!

Today bring's a new challenges from the me and girls at The Crafty Purple Frog Challenge


and this fortnight it's everybody's favourite.....

Anything Goes!!


Today's over challenges are:


Whimsy Inspirations, Creative Inspiration & Cute Card Thursday ~ Anything Goes!
Basic Grey Challenges ~ Girlie.

Ingredients:

Enchanting Gold Decoupage sheet from The Crafty Purple Frog.
PP ~ Basic Grey " Marjolaine".
Perfect Pearls & Stickles.
Ribbon & Pins from Stash.

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Happy 10th Birthday Aiden!

Well its that time of the year again when my youngest makes me feel old!!
It hardly seem possible that 10years have gone by!
This the beginning of this year Aiden started Kuk Sool Won which is a Korean Martial Art similar to Karate.
 I used this as inspiration for this years birthday card.

Today's challenges are:

Fun with Shape ~ Stripes.
Cute Card Thursday ~ Happy Birthday.
Delightful Challenges ~ Someone Special.


Ingredients:

Stamp ~ LOTV.
Sentiment ~ Computer Generated.
Rosette ~ Jenni Bowlin.
Ribbons from stash.
Core'dinations.
Coloured with Copic's.

Monday, 19 March 2012

Crafty Cardmakers ~ Time.

This week at Crafty Cardmakers the challenge is set by J and we are sponsored by

Di Digi Downloads is giving a fabulous $10.00 Gift Voucher.
and also we have The Stamp Man.


Our second prize winner will receive a wonderful £10.00 Gift Voucher from The Stamp Man.

The Theme this fortnight is:
"Time!"

Today's challenges are:

Creative Card Crew ~ Vintage
Whimsy Inspiration ~ Embossing.
Bunny Zoe Crafts ~ Shabby/Vintage.
Incy Wincy ~ Things with Wing's


Ingredients:

I've used backing paper from Bearly Mine Designs with Core'dinations Cardstock.
Tim Holtz "Pocket Watches" Embossing folder with lots of flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts. 
Lot's of Stickles & Perfect Pearls with some chain and beads from a 
broken old necklace and some lace from my stash.

Sunday, 18 March 2012

Kenny K Krafty Girlz ~ One for the Boyz!

Its Team A's turn to set the challenge this week, Thank you to everyone who played along with Team B's "Going Green for Mother's Day"! 

This weeks sponsors are Kenny K Downloads of course
Kenny has 5 digital stamps of the winner's choice as this weeks prize 

Also sponsoring us this week is Crafty Emma Store and the prize is a voucher to spend in their store.


After last weeks girly theme this week it's that "Ole favourite!" 
One for the Boyz!

Saturday, 17 March 2012

Lucky Green!

Happy St Patrick's Day to All my Irish friends.

Its been another one of those week's everyone in this house has something wrong with them Aiden was off from school for a week went back for a day and was poorly again!! Then James came home from work with Manfluenza! If thats not enough Laurie comes over for the weekend and then spends it in bed after vomiting this morning!! Well I'm off to work this evening so they can keep their germs to themselves!

Today's Card is for a mountain of St Patricks Day Inspired Challenges!

Card Crafter's Circle ~ Pot of Gold. {Gold Stickles}
Raise the Bar ~ Four Leaf Clover.
Sweet Pea Stampers ~ Luck of the Irish.
The Naughty Step,  Rainbow lady  &  Crazy4Challenges  ~ St Patrick's Day.
The Sweet Stop ~ Sketch # with Green.
Allsorts ~ 3 in a row.

Ingredients:

PP ~ Bearly Mine Designs.
Decoupage ~ The Crafty Purple Frog.
Stamp ~ Dovecraft.
Ribbon & Gem's from stash.
Shamrocks cut on Silhouette.
CS ~ Core'dinations.
Gold Ice Stickles.

Sketch Saturday ~ # 199 with Bunny Zoe Crafts.

This week at Sketch Saturday we have another of our fabulous regular sponsors 
Bunny Zoe Crafts back with us for another packed week of sketchy fun!


This weeks prize is a Super £10.00 to spend in Nikki's online store.

Weekend Offer at Bunny Zoe's Crafts
10% off Everything! 
until Midnight, Sunday 18th March 

Here's Jo's Super sketch for you to play with this week.


Today's other challenges are:


Wild Orchid Crafts ~ Get in Shape {3 different shapes}
Digital Tuesday ~ Spring.
Papertake Weekly ~ For the Girls.



Ingredients:

PP ~ MME.
Digi Stamp ~ The Saturated Canary.
Roses ~ Wild orchid Crafts.
Coloured with Copic's 
Stickles.
CS ~ Coredinations.
Lace from Stash.

Thursday, 15 March 2012

Rockin Dude!

It's my Little Dude's Birthday next week {Well ok not so little at 10 but he's still my baby} and it's got me in the mood for "Boy" cards!

Today's make is for challenges at:

Scrapology ~ Use a Digital Image.
Polka Doodles ~ Boy's & Men.
Crafts & Me ~ Circles.

Ingredients:

PP ~ Pink Petticoat.
Digi Stamp ~ Kenny K.
CS ~ Core'dinations.
Die's ~ Spellbinder's.
Card Base cut on Silhouette.
Action Wobble springs.
Coloured with Copic's.

And here's the ActionWobble Spring in "Action"! 

Monday, 12 March 2012

Hooked on Crochet ~ Mum's Summer Shrug.

First is a Shrug I've made for my Mum's Mother's Day Pressie. 
Mum doesn't have internet access so  know she won't see this!

Pattern was bought from a lady on Craftsy
You can fond her pattern's here  LazyTCrochet.


and a Matinee Jacket for a work friends bump made using pattern from Purple Linda Crafts.


Wool used for both project is Stylecraft Special Double Knit in Cardinal & Lemon.
Size 6mm hook for Shrug and 3.5 & 4mm hooks for Matinee Jacket.
Buttons from stash.

Sunday, 11 March 2012

Kenny K Krafty Girlz ~ Going Green for Mothering Sunday!



March is my favourite month of the year, spring is well on the way and all the flower's baby animals are starting to appear, it makes me feel all warm and cuddly!
Thank you to all those who played along with "Bloom & Grow"  last week.
Kenny K's Krafty Girlz are back this week with another Krafty challenge for you.



Our first sponsor for this week is of course Kenny K Downloads 
and as alway's our prize from Kenny is 5 digital stamps of our winner's choice.




This weeks second sponsor is Marianne design.

Here's what you could win from Marianne Design.
This Fabulous Stamp and wonderful set of dies too!!




Going Green for Mothering Sunday.
Your challenge is to make a Mother's Day Card using green as your main colour!



Today's other challenges are:

Raise the Bar ~ Go Green.
Craft Your Day's Away & Dream Valley ~ Mother's day.
One Stop Crafts ~ Mother's Day with Ribbons.
The Crafty Pad ~ Mum's the word!


Ingredients:

Digi Stamp ~ Kenny K Downloads.
PP & Alpha's ~ Pink Petticoat.
Flower's ~ Prima.
Ribbon ~ eBay.
Gem's ~ Papermania.
Coloured with Copic's.

Saturday, 10 March 2012

Sketch Saturday ~ # 198 with Simon Say's Stamp.

Simon Say's Stamp are back with us for another Fabby sketch at Sketch Saturday.


As ever their generosity knows no bounds and the prize is a fabulous 
$25.00 gift voucher for their online store.


Jo's made us a super sketch for this week!


and here's my make for this week.

Today's other challenges are:

Creative Inspirations ~ Green & Cream.
Totally Papercrafts ~ Favourite Things {Pink Petticoat Paper's}
Raise the Bar ~ Go Green.


Ingredients :

PP ~ Pink Petticoat.
CS ~ Core'dinations.
Digi Stamp ~ The Saturated Canary.
Raindrops.
Coloured with Copic's.
Frantage Glass Glitter.

I did it again! I made Top 3 at Dilly Bean's for the second week in a row!
How Chuffed do you think I feel?!!!


Thursday, 8 March 2012

Feelin Fine!

I've been having a wonderful week!
 With 4 Fabulous wins and a Top 3 at Dilly Beans. As well as my crafty appreciation, I've managed to get back into a size 16 which is one hell of reason for the fact that I'm feeling on top of the world! Although now I need to spend more money on clothes instead of craft stuff ;0S.

Today's first card is for challenges at,

Charisma Cardz ~ Ribbon's.
Moving Along with the Times ~ Cute as a Button.
Stamp with Fun ~ Pink & Green.
Basic Grey Challenges ~ Spring Colours.{ Sweet Threads PP}
Mojo Monday ~ Sketch #231.
Papercraft Journey ~ Anything Goes.



Next is my Mummy's card, I can put it on here because she doesn't 
have internet and probably doesn't even know that I have a blog!!

Outside :      Teddy Bo ~ Blue & Cream, Flower's & Butterflies, Stitching & Glitter.
Simon Say's Stamp  ~ Mother's Day.
The Pixie Cottage ~ Sketch #111 & Thing's with Wing's.
Papertake Weekly ~ Anything Goes with Shrink Plastic.


Inside:   CPS ~ Sketch #255.


Ingredients:

PP ~ Pink Petticoat & Basic Grey.
Digi Stamps ~ Teddy Bo & The Saturated Canary.
Velvet Ribbon ~ May Arts.
Lace, Ribbon & Pearls from stash.
CS ~ Core'dinations & Papermania.
Shrink Plastic ~ Shrinkart.
Punches & Die's ~ SU & Marianne's.
Rose's ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.
Coloured with Copic's.
Stickles.

The Crafty Purple Frog ~ Pink & Girly!

Today at The Crafty Purple Frog we've gone all..
PINK &GIRLY
so lets see lots of prettiness!


Today's other challenges are:

Crafts & Me ~ Things with Wings.
Whimsy Inspirations ~ No Sentiment.
Stampavie & More ~ Easter or Spring.


Ingredients:

Carnation Fairy Decoupage Sheet ~ The Crafty Purple Frog.
PP ~ Pink Petticoat.
Flower's ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.
Ribbon, Charm & Pearls from stash.
Stickles.

Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Blooming Spring!

Well you would think it was spring the rotten weather we've had the last couple of day's! 
Monday didn't spot raining all day Yesterday was just grey and grotty but at least it didn't kill my Mojo!
Today's not much better either, Zumba this morning has at least allowed me eat a slice of Coffee & hazelnut cake I made yesterday without feeling guilty!!!! {Sshhuuushhh ,Its HEALTHY cake, nuts are good for you!!}

Peaches & Cream.

Lili's Little Fairies ~ Peaches & Cream.
Dutch Dare ~ Pearls, Bling & Pastels.
Stampin For The Weekend ~ Ribbon, Glitter & Flower's.


Spring Glory.

Cupcake ~ Yellow & Red.
Willow Sketchie ~ Sketch & 2 PP's.
Papertake Weekly ~ Anything Goes


March Winds.

Delightful Challenges ~ Spring Colour's.
Cute Card Thursday ~ Signs of Spring.
PollyCraft ~ Spring is Sprung.


Ingredients:

Stamp ~ Sweet Pea & LOTV.
Digi Stamp ~ The Saturated Canary. 
PP ~ Pink Petticoat & MME.
Die's ~ Spellbinder's.
Pearls from stash.
Gem's ~ Anita's 
Flower's ~ Wild Orchid Crafts.
Pin's ~ Jenni Bowlin.
Ribbon ~ eBay.
Coloured with Copic's.
Stickles.