My lovely friends, thank you xx

Saturday, 30 July 2011

Feeling Blue.....

.............well not really but that's the theme this week over at Crafty Emma's chosen by Vicky...............

Oh me like this challenge, I like blue and I really enjoyed making this one, I teamed those gorgeous 'Oxford' papers with a fab Mo Manning image!

Ingredients - Digital Stamp - Mo Manning ' Paul Texting' Colouring medium - Copics, Papers - Basic Grey ' Oxford' available at Crafty Emma's ,Sentiment - Stampin Up, Button Mix -Crafty Emma's, Punches - Stampin Up Circle, Woodware 'Star' ,Divine Twine - Crafty Emma's

I would like to enter into:
Paper Shelter - Anything Goes
thanks for poppin in

Wednesday, 27 July 2011



Bit late posting, I lost my connection last night right before I was about to do my post!! arrrrggggg!
This weeks theme at Fab n Funky is 'Clash those Colours'

We are sponsored by Bonibleaux Designs, be sure to check out the challenge blog HERE for details.

I have to be honest I found this one really difficult and wasn't too sure where to go,so I just went for bold colours, pink,green and orange!!


Stamp - Vivienne and Manon are always together - Sarah k vintage chic collection

Colouring medium - Copics

Papers - Bo Bunny - 'Vicki B - Crafty Emma's Store

Flowers - 'Cherry Blossoms' -Crafty Emma's Store

Punches - Martha Stewart 'Vintage Doily'

Sentiment - Stampin Up

Organza ribbon from stash

I would like to enter into

Sweet Stampin - Fashion,I reckon Vivienne here is very chic!

Thanks for poppin in


Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Things with Wings


Hope your week got off to a good start, with the kids of school I get a whole extra hour lay in, LOVELY!!!

So time for a new challenge at Digital Tuesday and Sandy has chosen the theme

Gardens with things with wings

We are sponsored by the Glitterbabe Digis, be sure to check them out!

So onto my card which if I am honest I really can't make up my mind if I like it or not which is a shame cause the image is gorgeous.


Stamp - Nellie Snellen ' Sweet Elin 'Flower' , Digital Sentiment - Digi Stamp Boutique

Colouring medium - Copics

Papers - Yellow, Craft Creations ,not sure on the pink one

Flowers, gems and ribbon from stash

I hope you will join us this week..., have fun!!!!!

Entering into:

DYSU - Wings

Flutter BY Wednesday - Open


Sunday, 24 July 2011

Going on our Travels ................


Well another fortnight gone in a flash and so time for a new challenge at

We are sponsored by Sharon from Ewe to can Craft and the below prize is up for grabs so be sure to play along for a chance to win!!

So the theme this time round is .............TRAVEL, where will you take us!!

Out came my fav new chap for this one, Mikey. I made the cute little button and added some glossy accents to make it shine.


Stamp - Scooter Mikey - Charmed Cards and crafts

Colouring medium - Copics

Papers - MME Stella Rose - Gertie and Hazel

C00rdinations carstock

Punches - Martha Stewart ' Zig Zag, Stampin Up 1'circle, Stampin Up 'word window'

Ticket - Making Memories

Paper Clip - Stampin up
Glossy accents

Gems from stash

Hope you will join us and be sure to check out the challenge blog to see the DT samples!!

I would like to enter into:

Cute Card Thursday - For His Eyes Only
Saturday Challenge - Numbers - on my handmade button.
Totally Papercrafts - One for the Boys

Thanks for poppin in
Have a great week


Saturday, 23 July 2011

Make Us Laugh............


Yeah its the weekend, so that means time for a new challenge at CES! This week we want to have a giggle so the theme chosen by our lovely Sue is HUMOUR/SOMETHING FUNNY.

There is a fab SALE on over at CraftyEmma's hop over and bag a bargain.

This funky lady is from Bugaboo stamps, she does make me laugh!

I am off today to a local craft demo, gonna meet Cazza aka Cazaroo crafts, I think she is doing a demo for Lisa B Designs so looking foRward to meeting both and then plan on having a crafty afternoon. I was really good last night,came home from work and did loads of boring housework but glad now,its out of the way.


6x6 Scallop card blank - Crafty Emma's Store

Digital Stamp/Sentiment - Bugaboo Stamps

Colouring medium - Copics

Paper- papermania I think but was a scrap so not sure

Papermania textured cardstock

Flowers, Daisy and gorgeous mini blooms - Crafty Emma's Store

Pearls and trim from stash

I would like to enter into:

Daisy Doodles - Anything goes (plus digi)

Stamps & Fun - Use a digi

thanks for poppin in


Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Animal Antics - Fab n Funky DT


Hope your week is going well, half way to the weekend now Yippee!!!

Today brings a new challenge for us over at Fab n Funky and this weeks theme is.......

Animal Antics

We are thrilled to be sponsored by the fabulous Phindy's Place, do hop over and take a look!

So my card today features a stamp that I have had for ages now and not inked up until now!

Is this little chap super cute or what!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Stamp and sentiment - Penny Black 'Tiny Wishes'

Colouring medium - Copics, polychromos pencils, sansador

Papers - mixed bag (not sure all scraps)

Brazil basics cardstock

Ribbon sentiment nesties

Ribbon, gems , flowers and button from stash

I would like to enter into:

Creative Card Crew- Animal antics

thanks for poppin in


Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Sketch at Digital Tuesday


Its so bloomin dreary here, dark, damp and orrible, where is summer? I think it has affected my Mojo which is is also a bit dreary LOL!

Anyway we have a fab sketch by Natascha for you this week at Digital Tuesday and we are also thrilled to be sponsored by the gorgeous Spesch Designer Stamps, go take a look!


Digital Stamp - Wee fluffy on the lily - Wee stamps

Colouring medium - Copics, polychomos pencils, sansador

Papers - Basic Grey ' Sweet threads' you can get it here at Crafty Emmas store

Brazil basics cardstock

Flowers - Gardenia and mini blooms - Crafty Emmas Store


Ribbon and ric rac from stash

Punches, Martha Stewart ' vintage doily'

I am entering into:

Die cut Dreams - Animal antics

thanks for poppin in


Saturday, 16 July 2011

It's Christmas!!!!!!!

.........Well not quite but it is the theme for the challenge at CES this week.

Dont forget there is still time to to win this yummy candy,hop over here for all the details.

I am still having Internet problems, I am lucky to get a few minutes at a time at the moment and we now have to have the phone line tested which we have to wait up to 3 days for....!!

So another short post from me, here is my card...


Stamp - Stamping Bazaar ' Susie's First Snow'

Colouring medium - Copics

6x6 scallop card blank - Crafty Emmas Store

Flower Button - Crafty Emmas Store

Papers - Papermania

Brazil basics cardstock

Sentiment - Stampin up

Punches-1and 1 1/4 'circles' Stampin up, NS branch

Luggage tag - plain old luggage tag from 'The works' distressed up!

I hope you will get festive with us this week!!

I would like to enter into:

Stamp Something - Christmas in July
Crafty Catz - Tags

thanks for poppin in


Wednesday, 13 July 2011

FOOD - Fab N Funky DT

Good Morning

Its time for new challenge today at Fab N Funky and this week our theme is...

Bakers Dozen

Plus don't miss this, check out the challenge blog for details of a fab offer!!!!!!!

This week, we welcome a new sponsor to Fab'n'Funky Challenges who have a fantastic offer for ALL PARTICIPANTS in this week challenge . . . so let's hear it for . . .


Ok so the theme is baking/food inspired projects.

Only 1 pic today it was so naff to photo and I got fed up!! lol


Stamp - LOTV ' Hello Cupcake

Colour medium - Copics

Papers - Basic Grey 'Sweet Threads' (oh I love this one)

Punches - Martha Stewart ' Vintage doily' Woodware ' Tag'

Flowers - Gardenia, cherry blossoms, mini blooms - Crafty Emma's Store

Pearls from stash

MMMMM hope you will join our yummy challenge!

I would like to enter into:

LOTV - Donalda's fab sketch

I am off to Romford tonight to help out with my sisters card class so catch up with you tomorrow!!

thanks for poppin in


Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Spellbound - Digital Tuesday DT

Good Morning and Happy Tuesday!!!

Got to be a quick post my NEW router is on the blink, unbelievable!!!

We have a fab new challenge for you today at Digital Tuesday which Michelle has chosen and it is to use dies on your project, easy peasy right!!!!!

We are thrilled to be sponsored by Bonblieaux Designs, go check them out!

Now I have a new chap in my life, he's called Mikey, I think he is a fab image!!


Digital Stamp - Mikey - ,The Mikey Collection,, Charmed cards & Crafts
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Basic Grey - Oxford, this is a super paper pad for male projects! I got mine here at CES.
Cardstock - Stampin up
Buttons from stash
Nesties used - Wonky rectangle
Punches - Stampin up , 1 and 1 1/4 circle
Sentiment - Stampin up
Ribbon and button from stash
TH distress inks - Vintage photo

I would like to enter into:

A Gem of a Challenge - Lets Here it for the Boys

thanks for poppin


Sunday, 10 July 2011

A Sporty Challenge - Here Come The Boys DT


To quote Victor Meldrew 'I cannot believe it'! where on earth did the last fortnight go? Time rushes by so quick now except between 9 and 5!! LOl

So we loved seeing your spotty and stripey entries, just brilliant!

Wendy (woo to friends) is our host this time round and our theme is...................SPORTY, remember to keep it male themed too!

We are pleased to be sponsored by the FAB Digi's with Attitude!

Stamp - Lili of the Valley - 'Karate Kid'
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers, craft creations ,kraft, and jillibean 'navy sugar'
Buttons from stash
TH distress ink - vintage photo again, its the only one I got!
Sentiment - Lily of the Valley,

Be sure to check out the rest of the DT for some sporty inspiration, we also have 2 new fab DT members DI and DONNA.(BIG WAVE)!

I would like to enter into:
The Paper Shelter - Lots of dots

Thanks for poppin in

take care

Saturday, 9 July 2011

Lots of News.......

Good Morning

Yeah its Saturday and I have some news to share. I am very proud to be joining the CES DT and I really am very excited about it, what a super talented bunch they are! Today is also a big day as we celebrate Crafty Emma's Stores 1st Birthday!! Want to see the birthday goodies that you could win..............mmmmmm!!!

Pop over to the Inspiration blog right here to enter!

Jenny as chosen the theme this week and it's a yummy receipe, 1 image, 3 DP's, lace and then two ribbons or bakers twine.

There is a £20.00 store voucher up for grabs this week so be sure to check out the challenge blog for details.


Stamp - Blue Butterfly Stamps - Teddy Cuddles
Colouring medium - Copics
Sentiment - Craftwork cards
Papers - Pink Petticoat
Brazill basics cardstock
Ribbon - The ribbon girl
Roses - Docraft goodie bag
Big Daisy - Crafty Emmas store

So I hope you will join us this week.

I would like to enter into:

Ladybug Crafts Ink - Summer Birthdays

thanks for poppin


Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Bling Bling - Digital Tuesday


Happy Tuesday everyone and hope your week has got off to a flying start!!

So today we have a new challenge for you at Digital Tuesday which our Maria has chosen and it is................................

Bling it up - one of my favs!

We are sponsored by the fabulous Paper Fashions Etc , make sure you check them out!


Stamp -LOTV 'Daisy Chain'

Colouring medium - Copics, polychromos and sansador

Digital Sentiment - Pink Cat Studio ( I love how it has little daisys on too)

Papers - Pink Petticoat (freebies)!

Brazil basics cardstock

Lace and ribbon and button - The Ribbon Girl

Roses from the docrafts goodie bag and the big Daisy I got from Crafty Emma's store

Stickles - Frosted Lace

Glamour dust

So I hope you will get all blinged up with us this week!

I would like to enter into:

Wags n Whiskers - Summertime

Totally Papercrafts - Bingo board - Buttons , flowers, glitter/glimmer

Stamps r us - There was a little girl!

LOTV - Celebrate

Thanks for poppin in


Friday, 1 July 2011

Frosted Rose


Soooo glad the weekend is here, I hope to get in lots of crafty time! SKY sent me a new power lead for the router but guess what, that hasn't solved it so now they are going to send me a new router which will take another 3 to 5 days and surely is what I should have got in the first place!! So still hit and miss as to weather I can get connected and then if I can its never for very long!! FED UP!!

Anyway I cheered myself up with a stamp I have been waiting to come back into stock and this week it did, isn't she gorgeous? I am still on my pink and brown theme, love it!


Stamp - Crafts and Me - 'Frosted Rose'

Colouring medium - Copics

Papers - Fancy pants ' Pretty plaid, MME 'Little miss muffet'

Coordinations cardstock

Paper Doily

TH Distress ink - Vintage Photo

Flowers - Hobby house

Punches - Martha Stewart 'butterfly'

Sentiment - Stampin UP

Gems and ribbon from from stash

I would like to enter into:

Crafts and Me - Birthdays

Charisma Cardz - Ice cream colours - Neopolitan
Stampalot - Anything goes

Thanks for poppin in