xx Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog - your comments are all greatly appreciated xx

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

All Our Dreams

I think I may be seeing spots before my eyes for the next 2 weeks as the challenge over at Fussy and Fancy is "polka dots".  So go wild with those spots and go a little bit dotty with those dots and show us what you can do!

Here's my card for inspiration although it's very tame on the old spots, but they are there :-)

 Materials used:

Image & sentiment - all our dreams
Coloured with promarkers
Distress ink - spun sugar
Nestability - labels 18 & lacey circles
Peel off corners, gems, ribbons, backing paper

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Bunny Zoe's Crafts - photo inspiration
Cutie Pie Challenge - favourite song (Lionel Richie - Stuck On You) - WINNER
I Love Promarkers - pink & purple
Passion For Promarkers - new beginnings
Crafter's Companion - love is in the air
Bling It On - new beginnings
Papertake Weekly - happy highlights
Joanna Sheen - celebrations
Whimsy Stamps - pearls/bling



xx Happy crafting and glittery hugs xx




Monday, 16 January 2012

Christmas Dance

It's challenge time again over at Fussy and Fancy and this fortnights challenge is "let it snow".

When I saw this challenge I knew exactly what I was going to use as I'd had this LOTV image for a little while and she'd never been inked and also the frostyville border, my new nesties, oh and my new glamour dust!!!  What a fab chance to play with my new goodies eh :-)
I definately enjoyed making this card, hope it gives you some inspiration and we look forward to seeing your entries and hope you get to use some of your new goodies too.



Materials used:

Coloured with promarkers
Distress ink - victorian velvet
Nestability - labels 18
Glamour dust - crystal
Gems, backing paper, sentiment, ribbon from my stash

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Dream Valley - anything goes
One Stitch At A Time - anything goes
Sparkles Forum - new craft goodies
One Stop Craft - spots & ribbon
Craft Us Crazy - anything new
Lili's Little Fairies - favourite LOTV stamp
I Love Promarkers - cute and cuddly
My Mum's Craft Shop - here come the girls
Passion For Promarkers - song inspiration (waltz of the snowflakes from the nutcracker ballet)

xx Happy crafting and glittery hugs xx




Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Cuddle Cloud Baby Girl

One of my colleagues at work has just become the proud Dad to a new baby girl so I was asked if I could make a card for everyone to sign to  give to him and his wife when they bought her in to see us all :-)

I think this image is so cute and just perfect for a baby card - hope you like it too?

Materials used:

Coloured with promarkers
Liquid Pearls - lemon yellow
Nestability - scallop oval small
Distress Ink - spun sugar
Marianne Designs Die
Lace, ribbon, pearls and gems from my stash

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Freshly Brewed - use something new (die)
Inky Impressions - anything goes
My Mum's Craft Shop - something new (baby & die)
Paper Shelter - anything goes
Whimsy Inspires - new beginnings
Bearly Mine - anything goes
Papertake Weekly - anything goes (new baby & die)
Sassy Cheryl's - new beginnings
Shopping Our Stash - Meljen's image
Stamp N Doodle - anything goes
By The Cute And Girly - new beginnings
Di's Digi Designs - something new (baby)

xx Happy crafting and glittery hugs xx





Monday, 2 January 2012

Emma Shoes

Happy New Year and I hope you've all enjoyed your celebrations whether you were having a good ol' knees up or a quiet evening in :-)  Let's hope that 2012 brings you everything that you wish for and more besides!


It's challenge time again over at Fussy and Fancy and this time we are celebrating our 2nd birthday and are giving you the option of either creating a birthday card or using an animal print on your cards.  Here's my card to give you some ideas and why not pop over and have look at the design team's cards for more inspiration too.


Material used:

Image - Emma shoes
Coloured with promarkers
Distress ink - vintage photo
Nestability - labels 11
Embossing folder - divine swirl
Liquid Pearls - pastel raspberry
Flowers & buckle - Wild Orchid Crafts
Animal print paper cut from an old gift bag (see I'm a true crafter!)
Ribbon (that tied up the gift bag - see above!)
Sentiment & flower stamp - Jane's script
Lace, pearls & glitter glue from my stash

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Kaboodle Doodles - let's celebrate - TOP 3
Paper Creations Ink - die cuts/punches
Pollycraft - punch it
Stamp And Create - vintage
Stamps R Us - anything goes
Crazy Challenge - party
Cutie Pie Challenge - use a sentiment
Sketch N Stash - sketch
Robyn's Fetish - anything goes
Kenny K - anything goes
Pile It On - anything goes
Sentimental Sundays - anything goes
Sparkles Forum - anything but a Xmas card
Delicious Doodles - anything goes
Really Reasonable Ribbons - sparkle & ribbon
Stampin For The Weekend - anything goes
Aud's Sentiments - anything goes
Joanna Sheen - celebrations
Cupcake Craftroom - anything goes
Digi Doodle Shop's Best - anything goes
Little Miss Muffet - anything goes
Cooking It Up With Katie - anything goes
My Mum's Craft Shop - anything goes
Scrapbook Sisters - anything goes

xx Happy crafting and glittery hugs xx