My lovely friends, thank you xx

Sunday, 29 April 2012

Gone Fishing


I hope you are having a great weekend, OMG the weather here in Kent is appalling, howling winds, hasn't stopped bloomin raining and so cold BBrrr!!  Apologies again for not popping round to see you, my MIL is staying so blogging time is limited, promise normal service will resume in a couple of days!

So quick post from me today and over at Here Come The Boys our new challenge is HOBBIES.....and remember to keep it male themed too!

I chose fishing and grabbed myself this fab chap from Digi Stamp Boutique, that's a very big fish he's got isn't it???

Stamp - James Fishing - Digi Stamp Boutique
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers MME - 
Dies - Memory Box Twiggy Tree
Sentiment - Wild Rose Studio
TH Distress Card Stock
Buttons and bakers twine from stash

I am entering into:
Digi Stamp Boutique - April Comp
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Daring Cardmakers - The Sportsman
My mums craft shop - The Great Outdoors

Have a great day!

Thursday, 26 April 2012

Baby Love - Digital Delights DT


Happy Thursday, hope you have had a good week so far and managed to stay dry!  Good weather for ducks I suppose!

Over at Digital Delights it's Inspiration Thursday, do hop over and check out the DT samples HERE, just fabulous!  I have used Baby Love from the Digi Shop, what a little cutie?????

Stamp Baby Love - Digital Delights
Sentiment - Digital Delights
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Echo Park
Punches - MS Vintage Doily border punch
Little crochet flowers from the Hobby House
Tiny pegs and safety pins from stash

Well my mum in law who I adore ( she is lovely) is coming today to stay for  a week, so  please forgive me if I don't visit you for a few days, will try and catch up with you as soon as I can when I get a spare minute or two!
Have fun!

Sunday, 22 April 2012

Sweet Sarah Kay


Hope you are enjoying your Sunday, we have had glorious sunshine so far today.   I  had a bit of mad five minutes earlier this morning which resulted in a trip to the tip, car jam packed with rubbish!  I need to keep busy today, got a little worry on  my mind which will probably result to nothing but we will see, I am a worry guts!

Anyway feeling a bit down today so I took myself off  to my little cupboard to cheer myself up and a Sarah Kay stamp will always do the trick.  I got my gorgeous new papers from My Crafty Heart and in my parcel was a little freebie, a  lovely little bag with some charms in and an adorable little resin flower, really quick delivery too so I would recommend for sure, thank you Teresa.

So here is my little card and thanks so much for visiting means a lot!

Stamp - Katie - Sarah Kay
Colouring medium - Copics and pencils
Papers - Prima -  Fairy Belle
Sentiment - Stampin Up
Brazil basics card stock
Dies - Cheery Lyn - Francesca border and used the left over piece for the bottom border
Seam Binding, doily, pearls from stash
Roses - The Hobby House and WOC
Punches - MS Butterfly, NS Frond

Entering into:
Card making mamas  - Make it girly
Paper Pretties - Cards for Girls
Simon says Stamp - Dawny P's fab sketch!

I thought The Voice was fantastic last night, looking forward to tonight's show.
Hope you have a great week, I'm off to cook dinner and open a bottle!


Saturday, 21 April 2012

Button It!!! CES DT


Do you know I sit here sometimes for what seems like forever trying to think of how to start my post off, then when I do think of something I  type it all out and then delete it and revert to the weather LOL!  Although I have woken up to beautiful sunshine which is right in my eyes but I am too lazy to get up off  my butt and pull the blind!!

Over at CES Jenny has chosen the theme of BUTTON IT (more than 1 though please)!  Go check out the challenge post HERE for details of the prize and fab DT samples.

I have used an LOTV image from the new release (yes I did make it to Ally Pally I was always gonna win)!
While I was there I picked up some little crochet flowers and I have had an urge to learn to crochet for a little while now so one of the ladies at work is going to teach me! I have ordered my cotton just waiting for it to arrive, so be warned once I get the hang of it there could be crochet flowers appearing on everything! LOL. 

Stamp - Patchwork Daisy LOTV
Colouring medium - Copics/pencils
Brazil basics card stock
Papers - Prima Meadow Lark
Sentiment - Wild Rose Studio
Punches - Stampin Up 'word windows'
Memory Box corner die but I have used it as a flourish!
Doohickey Butterfly die
Little Crochet flowers and Roses- The Hobby House  
Mini Blooms and Cherry Blossoms - Crafty Emmas
Pearls, buttons, lace, ribbon and bling from stash

Don't forget to check out Crafty Emma's Store for reduced stock, 25% of all papers pads at the moment!
I would like to enter into
 Lili's Little Fairies - Diamonds and pearls
Fairy Fun Fridays - Anything with flowers
Fab N Funky - Lace N pearls

 Right I am off to do some very boring stuff, catch up with you tonight, can't wait for 'The Voice'
Have a fabulous day!

Thursday, 19 April 2012

Goal.......Digital Delights DT


Yay nearly the weekend again, had a really busy week so have not been able to catch up with you all yet, hopefully I will get a chance later tonight.  Hope you have had  good week, not got too wet or blown away!!

So of course Thursday is Inspiration day over at Digital Delights and today I have used Soccer Jamie for my card, brill for boys cards and of course you can colour him up in team colours!  We don't do football much in our house so I just kind of made one up LOL!

Make sure you hop over here to check out the fab DT samples and visit the digi shop HERE!

Stamp and football- Soccer Jamie - Digital Delights
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - oh not sure I found some scraps!
Grass - handmade with scissors LOL!!
Punches - Stampin Up 'Word Window'
That's it!

I would like to enter into:
 Sparkles Forum - Men Only
Crafty Boots - No girls allowed
Incy Wincy - Use a digi
Make My Monday - Males sports/hobbies


Sunday, 15 April 2012

Cheeky Monkey - Here Come the Boys DT


Pants I have to go back to work tomorrow and boy do I have loads to do today!!  So I will get right on with it!  The challenge over at Here Come The Boys is something for Tiddlypeeps!  Hop over HERE for all the details and there is a fab bag of charms up for grabs for one lucky winner!!

I have a very simple little card for today.......

Stamp - Mickey Monkey - Digital Delights
Sentiment - Wild Rose Studio
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Wild Rose Studio (gingham and spots and dots)
Brazil basics card stock
button from stash

I am entering into:
Crazy 4 Challenges - Buttons
Crafty Catz - Animals

Have a great day!!

Saturday, 14 April 2012

Paper Piecing - CES DT


Happy Saturday, not sure what I will get up to yet today but I am sure it will include some crafty time!
Today over at CES I have chosen the theme of Paper Piecing, you can do a little or a lot, it's up to you.

I am sad and also redundant (LOL) as Emma has decided to close her on line store due to lack of time, being a mummy sure uses a lot of that up!  I totally understand that though and I have so loved being part of this team,.  I think we will have a few more challenges yet but make sure you keep checking out the store though as there will be offers to clear the stock, at the moment there is 25% off card blanks and cello bags, go grab em!!

Gorgeous Flowers
Close up of Rosie
Stamp - Rosie with flower - Digi stamp boutique
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - MME Howdy Doody
Sentiment - Stampin Up
Flowers  - WOC
Dies - Whimsy corner die set
Punches - MS Butterfly and I ran it through and embossing folder
Fab velvet ribbon, button and gems from stash

I would like to enter into:
Digi Stamp Boutique -  Monthly Comp
Craft us Crazy - Mothers day and or flowers - Flowers
Craft Creations - Flower Power
My Mums Craft Shop - Celebration (birthday)

Catch up with you later!
Have a fab day!

Friday, 13 April 2012

My Best Friend...


Well today is the last day of my week off, I know I have the weekend but that doesn't count LOL!  So I have spent the day in my cupboard making a couple of cards.  I have this one to show you today and one is for my DT card tomorrow.    I have tried talking hubby in to whizzing me down to Ally Pally on the bike this weekend but not got my own way yet, watch this space see if I can talk him round!!! Place your bets!!!!

Okay here is my little card using My Best Friend stamp from LOTV.....this colour combo photo's really well too I think, could be using this more often!

Stamp - My Best Friend -LOTV
Colouring medium - Copics
Post Mark - LOTV
Papers - Prima Meadow Lark
Brazil basics card stock
Flower  - WOC
Lace, ribbon, pearls and button from stash
Dies - Whimsy corner die set
Punches - MS Frond

I would like to enter into:
The Paper Shelter - Buttons and bows
Paper Pretties - 2 or more DP 
Deep Ocean Challenge - Inspired by a song - You're my best friend - Queen

Have a fab weekend!

Thursday, 12 April 2012

Delightful Dotty - Digital Delights DT


OMW it is bucketing down here, glad I am indoors!

Its Inspiration Thursday over at Digital Delights and I thought my tin man from last week might be lonely so today I have used Dotty and Smarto.

This one was fun to make, do hop over here and check out the fabulous DT samples and don't forget to visit the  Digi shop there is LOADS to choose from!

Stamp - Delightful Dotty - Digital Delights
Smarto the Dog - Digital Delights
Pre-coloured rainbow - Digital Delights
Colouring medium  - Copics
Papers - MME Everyday Flair ( I do love this pad)
Stampin up card stock
Dies - Whimsy corner die
Punches - MS Frond
Flowers - WOC

I would like to enter into:
Crafty Boots -Nautical/red white blue 

Have a great day!

Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Pink Day!


This week is going way to fast, I would like to rewind a couple of days!!  Looking forward to the card class tonight at Romford, we do have a fab bunch of ladies that come along, great fun!!

So today I have used my first Little Miss Muffet stamp and I tell you it won't my last, I really find it hard sometimes deciding what stamp to use there are just soooo many I love at the moment. I particularly love these Hatters, what totally fabulous characters!

This one is Eleanor Mae Hatter and I just had to have a pink day and there is a beautiful sketch over at CLP which I have also followed.

Stamp - Eleanor Mae Hatter - Little Miss Muffet
Colouring medium - Copics, red  and purple pencil
Papers - EP Country Drive
Sentiment - Wild Rose Studio
Punches - MS Vintage Doily border punch, NS Branch
Flowers  - WOC
Ribbon and lace from stash

I am entering this into:
CLP - A gorgeous sketch
OSAAT - Use a digi

I'm off to get ready and it will be a late one so have a great evening and I will catch up tomorrow!

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

In the Meadow

I am looking forward to the rest of the week off, today is very quiet. Jamie is at work at Sports Direct which is his weekend job but he gets extra shifts in the holidays.  Beth is round the boyfriends for the day and poor hubby is at work (hahahah) so that leaves just me and Max!!

I have done a few jobs this morning but then somehow ended up in my craft cupboard LOL!  Here is my card for today, its a nice simple one but hope you likey...

Stamp - In The Meadow - Wild Rose Studio
Papers  - EP Country Drive
Colouring medium - Copics
Punches -MS Vintage Doily border punch, MS Butterfly
Dies - Flower Die I think is a Marianne?
Mini blooms, pearls, lace and ribbon from stash.

I would like to enter into:
Cupcake Craft - Spring is in the air

I'm off out while the sun is still shining so catch up with you tonight.
Have a great day!

Monday, 9 April 2012

Bike Ride


Naughty lie in for me today,  nearly 9 before I woke up!!!   Beth  and I are off down town today, she is after some new shoes (oh god this could take a while)!  I expect we will grab a spot of lunch too!

Today's card is using one of the new releases from LOTV,  please excuse the mistake, I think she is wearing a beret but I did it as hair, never mind!  I didn't really spot it it until it was all finished and I wasn't going to colour it all again!!!  EDIT - Yay I did get it right it is hair and that's as per LOTV, mind you it does also look good as  a beret so I guess it's whatever you fancy making it!

Stamp - Bike Ride LOTV
Sentiment - LOTV
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers -  Echo Park This n That (love this colours in this pad)
Kraft Stampin Up card stock
Flowers, roses and mini blooms, WOC
Lace, ribbon, buttons and gems from stash
 Nesties -Oval and scallop edge Oval

 I am entering into:
Lili's Litttle Fairies - Ribbon, buttons and bows 
Allsorts - Colour bingo - top row across, Green, ribbon/lace, Pink
Paper Sundaes -2 toppings from the bar - Kraft and Lace

Catch you later!