My lovely friends, thank you xx

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Papertake Weekly GDT - Sketch Time


Happy Tuesday peeps and  hope your week has got off to a good start!

Its time for a new challenge at Papertake Weekly and this week you can either use the new sketch or like me choose one of the previous ones from the folder HERE!  I have chosen sketch 69 for my card this week and just rotated it!  Do hop over and check out the gorgeous creations by the PTW team, your gonna love em!  Oh and don't forget to tell us which sketch you used!!!

So onto me little card and I have used one of my fav Sarah Kay stamps.

Stamp - Julia in the field
Colouring medium - Copics
Sentiment - WRS
Papers - LOTV Perfect Pair
Dies, Magnolia heart swirl, SB Floral Ovals. Impression Obsession tiny leaf
Punches - X Cut leafy lace
Flowers - WOC

Entering into:
Lexi's Creations - Happy Birthday
Crafty Boots - Stamped character

Hope you will join us this week, thank you so much for poppin in!

Sunday, 28 April 2013

Pretty Bouquet


OOh what a fabulous, sunny day, lovely!!   Hope you are enjoying the weekend so far maybe like my neighbours you got the BBQ out already LOL  (still a bit nippy for that me thinks)!

So get straight on to me little card a cute LOTV image and lots of pwetty stuff, hope you likey...

Close up
Stamp - Pretty Bouquet LOTV
Papers - Carta Bella Beautiful Moments
Colouring Medium - Copics
Flowers - WOC
Sentiment - SU
Punches - MS Butterfly, NS Frond
Lace - The Ribbon Girl
Ribbon, pearls from stash

Entering into:
Lili's Little Fairies - Inspiration Photo
Totally Gorjuss - ribbon and pearls
Totally Papercrafts - Flowers and lace

Have a lovely evening and as always thanks for poppin in, means SOOOOOO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!
Catch up with you tonight, must go and do some jobs LOL!

Saturday, 27 April 2013

How sweet you are................

Good Morning

Happy Sunny Saturday, well it is at the mo, not sure if its set for the day, lets see! I hope so coz I have tons of washing to get dry!   Have you had a good week, I thought it was a long one for some reason?

  So onto me little card and I have used a fabulous  Sarah Kay stamp, and I still cant seem to get away from the pink/green combo at the she is................

Stamp - How Sweet you are - Sarah Kay
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers -LOTV Perfect Pair
Dies - La La Land heart banner, MB Pippi butterfly, SB Floral Oval, Whimsy corner die, Magnolia leaf
Kraft and green card stock

Entering into:
Crafts 4 Eternity - 3 patterned papers  
Stampin for the weekend - Diecuts and/or punches
Simon says Stamp - Anything Goes

Right I best go and get this house cleaned up!
Have a fab day and thank sooooooooooo much for poppin in!
Catch up with you tonight!

Thursday, 25 April 2013

Little Miss Muffet New Releases

Good Morning

Happy Thursday my blog buddies, hope your week has been good so far!

Well today over at Little Miss Muffet we have a  Rubber and a Digi  release, I make that a double!

Do hop over and check them all out HERE!!

Well I just couldn't decide which image to use this week coz they are all so totally  fabby so I used 2 LOL.

First up is the fabulous Chloe and she comes in rubber and she is siting up against Daisy Rock which is available separately.

Entering into
Sisterhood of Crafters - Anything Goes

Next up is the gorgeous Sonny Honeycloud Rainy Days   and she comes in digi format.

Entering into:
Pennys Papercrafty - Anything goes

Have a fabulous day, I had a laptop free evening last night so I will be round to catch up tonight!

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Wedding Dress


Wednesday already,this week is just racing past! We have had a couple of beautiful sunny and warm days  really feels like spring is finally here, maybe!!!!!!!

Today I have a little wedding card to share and I love this Stampin up set so was pleased to finally use it!  I hope you likey??

Stamp and sentiment - Love and Laughter - Stampin Up
Dies - MB Trellis Die, Magnolia Heart Swirl, SB Floral Oval, MB Pippi butterfly
Flowers - WOC
Ribbon - The Ribbon girl

Entering into:
Flourishes - Wedded Bless

Have a lovely day!
Catch up with you all after work!

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Take the Weather with You......Papertake Weekly GDT


Happy Tuesday hope today finds you well and that your week has got off to a good start?

Its time for another challenge at Papertake Weekly and this week its all about the weather!  So we would like to see anything that is weather themed, rain, sunshine, snow, spring etc, you get the idea!!!

Our sponsor this week is J & C Creations, you can find all the sponsor and prize details HERE!

Do pop over and check out what my fab teamies have been up to!!

Well I have gone for full blown summer, I got ice lollies, shades, flip flops and parasols going on here!  I have used  gorgeous Marci from La La Land teamed up with those fab Brazil she is......

Stamp and sentiment - Popsicle Marci - La la Land
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Brazil Basics Vintage Marketplace
Dies - Marianne Vintage Parasol , Cheery Lynn Leafy Flourish Strip
Charm, pearls from stash
Ribbon - The Ribbon Girl
Flowers - WOC
White gel pen

Entering into:
Bunny Zoes Crafts - Fav colour combo, at the mo pink and green
Love to Create - Bingo - middle line across, ribbon, diecuts, flowers

Hope you have a great day and thanks soooooooo much for poppin in!


Sunday, 21 April 2013

Fancy a cuppa????

Morning and Happy Sunday

Another beautiful day at the moment not a cloud in the sky still fairly cool but I think a good morning for the London Marathon, good luck to everyone taking part in that today!

So my week of crafting comes to and end back to work tomorrow, now looking forward to the bank holiday LOL!

For todays little make I have used a LOTV image teamed up with the LOTV perfect pairs paper pad, me little trellis die and some lush seam binding, hope you likey.............

Stamp - LOTV Coffee Break
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers LOTV Perfect Pair
Dies - Magnolia Heart Flourish,Marianne Creatable Flower, MB Trellis
Punches -  X Cut Leafy Lace Border , SU Tiny Tags
Lace and Seam binding - The Ribbon Girl
Flowers - WOC
Sentiment - SU Tiny Tags
Button from stash

Entering into:
Lilis Little Fairies - Seeing Double
Sweet Stampin - Buttons Bows and Polka Dots (love the challenge)!!

Hope you have a great day, as always thank yous so much for poppin in, come back soon!

Saturday, 20 April 2013

Little April........


Happy Saturday to you all and ooh we have brilliant blue skies and sunshine here today, bit on the nippy side but I will take it LOL!!  I hope you have something good planned for the weekend and lots of crafty time!!!

So onto me little card and today I am using April by Mo Manning from the latest release, oh my too cute! I got the Perfect Pair paper pad from LOTV oh and I love it so sorry but you could be seeing a lot of this over the next few posts!  Hubby asked me why I feel I need to make apologies for using the same stuff and hey he is right if I likey and it works for me I am gonna use it after all that's what I brought it for right LOL!!

Ok so here she is, cute cute cute.......... I have paper pieced her little scarf and wellies!!

Close up of image

Stamp - April Mo Manning
Colouring medium - Copics
Sentiment - Wild Rose Studio
Papers -LOTV Perfect Pair
Flowers - WOC and The Ribbon Girl
MS Heart border punch
Cheery Lynn Leafy flourish strip
Button, doily, ribbon, charm and twine from stash

Entering into:
DP2 Challenge - Spring
MilkCoffee Challenge - Welcome Spring
Paper Pretties - Happy Birthday
Forever Friends Monthly challenge - Paper Piecing

Enjoy your day and thanks so much for poppin in!
Catch you in a bit!

Friday, 19 April 2013

Dainty Cake...

Good Morning

Happy Friday me lovlies hope today finds you well!

Well last day of my week off and I have enjoyed  my crafty week I wish I could stay at home and play all the time, in the words of Patricia Hodge (Miranda) such fun!!!!!! ((lol I love Miranda so funny))

Me little card today is one of the gorgeous new stamps from LOTV,teamed up with pretty Bo Bunny papers and some pwetty stuff, hope you likey.....

Little close up of image

Check out that cute little shoe!!

Pwetty flowers

Stamp - Dainty Cake LOTV
Sentiment - LOTV
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers Bo Bunny
Dies - MB Vintage Bird cage, Cheery Lynn Flourish Leaf strip, MB Trellis
Flowers - WOC
Lace - The Ribbon Girl
TH Vintage Photo Distress Ink
SU Embosslit Beautiful Wings
Shoe charm - LLLC
Doily from stash

Entering into:
LLLC Bingo -1st line down - lace/doily/metal
Creative Belli - Pastels
Paper Shelter - Flowers

Thank you for poppin in!

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Spring is Back..........

Me again

Please scroll down for me Little Miss Muffet post..

Hello hope you are well, I was supposed to be doing some jobs today but I can't seem to get going so I thought I would have a little play instead, very naughty!  Oh well always tomorrow I suppose LOL!  its lovely and bright here today but blimey its windy, good drying day!!!

I have another Sarah Kay for today really loving these at the mo, , hope you likey here she is.............

Close up

Stamp - Spring is Back Sarah Kay
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Carta Bella Beautiful Moments and got one from a MME collection on there too!
Flowers  - Daisy -The Ribbon Girl - Cottage Rose and Cherry Blossom and Gip - WOC
Ribbon and Lace - The Ribbon Girl
Prima Butterfly - My Crafty Heart
Sentiment - SU
TH Distress Ink
Dies - Magnolia Heart Swirl
White paint dabber
White gel pen

Entering into:
Bearly Mine - Spring Flowers
Inky Chicks - Happy Birthday Girl

Right I really must go and tackle that ironing or we will have nothing left to wear (oh god the very thought!!!)

Have a fabulous day, thanks so much for poppin in!

FOOD.............Little Miss Muffet

Hello me lovlies.

Well here we are again another week nearly done, but I love Thursdays coz its Little Miss Muffet day, Wahoo!

 Today we have a new challenge for you and its a yummy one.... FOOD!!!!!!!  Well of course me being the healthy sort ( ahem) I have chosen apples!!!!!!!  I have used the very cute Celeste Amberglow Farmin Apples and she has got her trustee friend by her side from the puppy additions set.  I enjoyed creating a little scene hope you likey!

Do pop over and take a peep at the gorgeous Little Misses makes, your gonna love em!

Stamp - Celeste Amberglow Farmin Apples and Puppy Additions - Little Miss Muffet
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Mixed scraps
Dies - SB Floral Oval, Marianne Design Fence, Joy Crafts Grass Edge, Die-namics Cloud Trio
Charm from stash
Flowers - WOC
MS Butterfly Punch, NS Frond Punch
TH Distress Ink Vintage Photo

Hope you have a great day, be round to see you in a bit!

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Watering the little flowers........

Good Morning

Can someone slow the week down please, I cannot believe it's Wednesday already and I am so enjoying having lots of time to play, gonna make the most of it too LOl!  Well I tried something a bit different for me today, no ready made flowers shock horror I die cut some! Also no ribbon or lace but to be honest I am pleased with how it turned out  so I may try it a bit more!   Bit miffed the pink for the flowers  has not come out true colour it is darker pink IRL!  I got me little trellis die on there, oh it is so cute and die cut some little flowers and leaves and a gorgeous SK stamp,  hope you likey................

Little Close Up

Stamp - Bernadette admiring spring flowers - Sarah Kay
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Bo Bunny
Sentiment - Wild Rose Studio
Dies -MB Trellis MB Fancy Blossoms, Impression Obsession Leaf Cluster, SB Floral Oval, Marianne Vintage Parasol

Entering into:
Joanna Sheen - Spring into Spring
Loves Rubber Stamps - Colours of Spring
A Little Bit Crafty - Anything Goes

Hope you have a fabulous day, catch you later
Thanks for poppin in!

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Papertake Weekly GDT!!!!

Morning all and Happy Tuesday.

Did you spot my post title, how excited am I to be GDT for a couple of months for non other than...... Papertake Weekly, Wahoo!   I am very proud and MEGA excited and thank you  ladies so much for having me on the team and letting me play along for a while I am really looking forward to it!

Okay so here we go and onto the challenge which this weeks is.......One Paper Taker so you have to use just 1 patterned paper, simples.

 You can check out the gorgeous DT cards  HERE do pop over and take a peep!

We are sponsored this week by  The Ribbon Girl who has the most gorgeous selection of  totally yummy stash, all kinds of ribbons and trims, flowers, charms, buttons too and not forgetting the bling stuff!!!  Oh talking of which I should get my order through today too, cant wait!!!!!!!!!!! (sshhh don't tell on me for spending pennies!)

 So onto me little card and I was sorting out my stamps the other day and came across these little cuties, such an adorable pair and I hadn't got round to inking them up yet, shame on me!!!

Close up of the little cuties!!

Stamp - Meant to Be - LOTV
Sentiment -LOTV
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - LOTV Promises
Punches - MS Heart border. SU Circle, NS Frond
Dies - MB Pippi butterfly, SB Floral Ovals and Lacy circle
Lace, button twine and seam binding - The ribbon Girl
Flowers -  WOC
Heart Button - The Range
Gems from stash

Entering into:
Sweet Stampin - Pastels
2 Sisters - Hats
Stamp with Fun - Romantic
One Stop Craft - Pastels

As always thank you for poppin in and leaving me a comment, means sooo much!
Have a fabulous day!

Monday, 15 April 2013

Little Wryn............

Good Morning

Hehe no work for me today, yipee!  So excited to be poppin out with me sis today we usually have quite a giggle so should be a good day.  We are starting off at Dunelm for the tea bread breakfast, its very tasty!

Okay so onto me little card and today I have used gorgeous, sweet Wryn,  left it far too long since using a TiddlyInk image, just not enough hours in my week LOL!  I checked out Alyce's fab colouring video a while ago now but I  was heavily influenced by her shading and colours although my R85 went gloopy for some reason don't know if it got too hot or something LOL!  . You can check out her awesome colouring tutorials here, well worth watching!

Stamp - Wryn - Tiddly Inks
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Bo Bunny 
Flowers WOC
Ribbon and twine, doily, gems button from stash
White Paint Dabber
Punches - NS Frond

Entering into:
Totally Gorjuss - Spring Shades
Crafty Ribbons - Green and Pink
Moving along with the times - inspired by song/film - song - Some day my prince will come from the film Snow White

Catch you later, have a good day I will be back tomorrow with some news, very excited I am about it too!

Thanks for poppin in!

Sunday, 14 April 2013

Sweet Friend Marci.............

Hello and Happy Sunday...........

Hope today finds you well and that your are enjoying the weekend, maybe you have sunshine, its just peeping out here now, loverly!!!!!!!

I am so glad that I don't need to set my alarm tomorrow or the rest of the week,  I have the whole week off and am so looking forward to it!  Not much planned, a few jobs I must do but the rest of the time I intend to just chill out and of course there is going to be lots of crafty time.  Me and me sis are popping out somewhere tomorrow most likely end up at Oyster stamps (oh naughty)  and then we are coming back to mine to do some colouring so really looking forward to that!

Ok so onto me little card for today and its Marci, I am a HUGE Marci fan,  OMG I so need the stamps from the new release, have you seen them just totally gorgeous and the dies too, I have a birthday next month and I think I am going to spend me birthday money on them!

I have gone for lilac today with just a little bit of pink, here she is hope you likey.............

Stamp- Sweet Friend Marci - La la land
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - LOTV Promises
Dies - Heart banner  - La la land, Cheery Lynn Flourish Leaf Strip
SB Floral Oval
Sentiment - Stampin Up
Doily, pearls from stash
Seam Binding and Lace - The Ribbon Girl
Flowers - WOC

Entering into:
Bearly Mine - Anything goes
Dream Valley - Happy Birthday

Thanks so much for poppin in and for your loverly comments, makes my day!! 


Thursday, 11 April 2013

Cozy Cafe.......

Morning dear peeps

and Happy Thursday!

So today over at Little Miss Muffet we are showing you more from the Tea Party Release, seriously this is such a fabulous set coz you can put them together in so many different ways, I am really enjoying learning to merge images to create little scenes.  Make sure you pop over HERE and check out what the DT have been up to this week!

So me little card today uses the cafe table, chair, little tea set and flower gift which I hope I made look like a picture just by adding a frame............  Welcome to my little country cottage cafe, pop in and have a cuppa, Miss Gertrude Lean Hatter is your waitress for today......................................

Stamps - Gertrude Lena Hatter, Cozy Cafe, Tea Party Flowers - Little Miss Muffet
Coloring medium - Copics
Papers - Brazil Vintage Market
Flowers - WOC
Doily, ribbon from stash
Kraft card stock
Dies - MB pippi butterfly
White Gel Pen

Entering into:
Digistamps4Joy - Anything Goes
Crafty Bloggers Network - Anything Goes
Cheerful Stamp Pad - Work is good

I have had a couple of packed out evenings,it was hairdresser night on Tuesday and last night was the Romford card class so I should be round to catch up with you all tonight!

Thanks for poppin in!

Monday, 8 April 2013

Fashionista Challenge GDT

Good Morning

Well where did that weekend go, blink and its gone!!  Still just got 5 days to go and then I get a whole week off, wahoo, really cant wait so ready for a little rest!!  Oh and who is watching Broadchurch just can't wait for tonight's episode, gripping stuff me thinks!!!!

A few weeks back I got top 5 over at Fashionista and was invited to join as GDT for a challenge which of course I was thrilled to accept!!  Thank you ladies for the invite, really chuffed!

The challenge is Mothers day or special birthday and we are sponsored by A Day for Daisies who have some truly beautiful images and this one is one of my real favs, so pretty!

Digi Stamp - Braid in my hair - A Day for Daisies
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Mixed scraps
Birdcage Die I got as a sample from dies to die for so not sure which one it is?
Heart Banner - La la lands
SB Floral Ovals
Ribbon, Pearls, seam binding from  stash
Flowers - WOC

Entering into:
A D for Daisies - Fav technique - Layering

Have a great day, catch up with you tonight!
Thank you for poppin in, means alot!

Sunday, 7 April 2013

A Gift for You.............

Afternoon dear peeps

Wow such a beautiful sunny day here and I got me washing out first time in months, ooh you cannot beat that freshness that you get from it blowing around in the wind, love it!  Hope you are having a good day whatever you are up to!! Right onto me little card for today, Tilda with gift for you  and all of me fav things, hope you likey here she is.............................

Stamp - Tilda a gift for you - Magnolia
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Papermania Capsule collection
Dies - MB precious hearts, Pippi butterfly, SB Floral Oval, Magnolia heart swirl
Ribbon and Lace - the ribbon Girl
Flowers, mixed WOC and The ribbon girl, fabric flower Mei flower
White gel pen

Entering into :
The Ribbon Girls - Flowers
Marvelous Magnolia - Anything Goes
Lexi's Creations - Punches or Dies

Have a lovely evening, thanks so much for poppin in, makes my day!!! 

Saturday, 6 April 2013

Spring Blooms


Happy Saturday hope you have some sunshine where you are it is beautiful here although bloomin cold!  I intend to spend all day locked away in my craft room listening to cd's coz I am sick of hearing about the Grand National -so cruel!!!

Right well I guess me little craft blog is not the place to go into one about it so onto me little card ohh and its a fabulous Sarah Kay, those gorgeous Bo Bunny papers and  I could resist that parasol die no more, cute cute cute!!!!!!!!  Hope you likey here she is..........................

Stamp - Sarah Kay Spring Blooms
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Cest la Vie -  Bo Bunny
Dies - MB Pippi Butterfly, Marianne Design Vintage Parasol, Cheery Lynn Flourish Leaf Strip, SB Opulent Ovals.
Lace and seam binding - The Ribbon Girl
Flowers - WOC
White gel pen
Shimmer chalk
Kraft card stock

Entering into:
Loves Rubber stamps - Anything goes
Allsorts - Spring has Sprung
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Brown Sugar - Spring

Ok I am behind on my visits just not felt like being on the lappy much this week but will catch up today for sure! 
Thanks so much for poppin in!