My lovely friends, thank you xx

Thursday, 30 May 2013

A bit sketchy - Little Miss Muffet

Good Morning

Hope your week is going well, cant believe it's Thursday again already the weeks are just racing by!  The  last few days have been very grey and damp here in Kent, not niceso lets hope it toddles off before the weekend!

So what are we doing over at Little Miss Muffet today, well the Little Misses have all been working on a fab little sketch challenge this week go check em all out on the Blog HERE!!!

I am really lovin theses little Sun Bonnets so I chose another one this week, look at her all set for the beach  (just need the sun now)!!!!!!!!!!!

Stamp Fancy Sun Bonnet Beach - Little Miss Muffet
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - EP
Punches  - SU Scallop Border
Dies - MB Kite
Button , ribbon, twine from stash

SKIN E0000 E000 E00 E11 
YELLOW Y11 Y15 Y17 E33 
BLUE BG01 B00 B000 

Have a great day, and thanks so much for poppin in!

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Sketch Time - Papertake Weekly GDT

Good Morning dear peeps

Did you have a good bank holiday weekend, wow the weather was just gorgeous here in Kent!!!  Quick apology for being awol for the weekend but we had family staying so not much bloggy or crafty time for me, will try and catch up with you all tonight!

Ok so time for a new challenge over at Papertake Weekly and this week is sketch time, just pick any of the papertake sketches, just remember to tell us which one you used!  I have used no 68 and my image is the gorgeous Sonny Honeycloud, one of my fav girls to colour up!!  I kept the card pretty simples coz I reckon as a tom boy she wouldn't want to much pretty stuff LOL!!!

Don't forget to pop over and check out all the gorgeous DT creations HERE!!

Stamp - Sonny Honeycloud Tom Boy - Little Miss Muffet
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - MME Quilting Bee
Sentiment - WRS
Punches - SU Scallop Trim

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

Thursday, 23 May 2013

NEW Rubber Release Sunbonnets - Little Miss Muffet Blog Hop

Good Morning Good Morning to you (and you and you and you)!!

Right peeps do we have some exciting stuff at Little Miss Muffet today, yes we sure do!  Jodie from Bugaboo  has designed some exclusive Sunbonnet Rubber stamps for LMM and OMW you are gonna love these I'm sure, versatile, cute and so easy to use!! The Little Misses are super excited and we have a joint blog hop with Bugaboo so we can show you lots of gorgeousness!

You can check out all the fab images HERE in the Whats New section and there is a fantastic introductory special offer running too so go grab yourself so goodies!!

Hopefully you have joined me from Julies Blog but if not make sure you head back to the start HERE.

So for my card I chose Fancy Sunbonnet Flowers, I love her ( well i love all of em)!  She has been coloured with copics and her little pot has had the glossy accent treatment...

Your next stop on the hop is the very talented Kitty.................

Hope you enjoy the hop and don't forget to leave a comment to be in with a chance of winning prizes!!

Have a great day!

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Sail Boat - Papertake Weekly GDT

Hello dear peeps

Happy Happy Tuesday, hope your week has got off to a good start! Yucky damp and misog here in Kent at the mo really hoping it toddles off before the bank holiday weekend!

But on a brighter note its Papertake Weekly day and time for a  new challenge, my GDT spot is going way to quick!   The theme for this weeks is Paper Piecing! Now I don't mind a bit of PP and me being me (bit lazy)  I picked a nice big bit to Paper Piece LOL, I can't be doing with too much faffing!!!

Do hop over and check out the fab DT gorgeousness and prize details HERE!

I still love this LOTV image so much, I kept me card nice and simples hope you likey?.........Here he is.......

Stamp - Sail Boat LOTV
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - MME Come away with me
Sentiment - WRS
Punches - MS Cherish
Button from stash
Kraft card stock

Entering into:
Stamps and fun - Man/boy
That Craft Place - Makes for men

Hope you have a fab day and as always thank you so much for poppin in!
Catch up with you tonight!

Saturday, 18 May 2013

Make a Wish

Evening me dear peeps

Hope you are having a fab Saturday, bit dreary here most of the day but it did at least stay dry and there is just a hint of sun now, turning out to be a lovely evening!  I have had a good old crafty day today, got a few cards done a couple are for later in the week but I also got one done that I can share now.   This little darling is a treasure to colour up and she is mega cute too!!

Stamp - Make A Wish - Mo Manning
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Forever Friends Kraft Notes
Dies - SB Floral Ovals, MB Pippi Butterfly, Cheery Lynn Flourish Leaf Strip, Impression Obsession Leaf Cluster
Punches - MS Cherish
Sentiment - Stampin Up
Ribbon - The Ribbon Girl
Flowers - WOC

Copics - Skin E0000 E000 E00 E11 R20 R21 R22
Hair -E31 E33 E35
Pink - R81 RV10 RV00 - Blues - B24 B23 B21

 Entering into:
One Stop Craft - Anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - Birthday
Mad for Markers - One for the girls

Ok that's it from me I will be doing the rounds very shortly to catch up with you all!
Have a lovely evening, who's watching Eurovision, ahh not the same without Sir Terry!
Thanks for poppin in!

Thursday, 16 May 2013

For You - LMM DT

Good Morning

Hope your week is going well, blooming windy and cold again here, not nice for May!!

Well 2 weeks has flown past and so  time for a new challenge at Little Miss Muffet  and we got a fabulous colour combo for you to work with:


You can check out all the gorgeous DT inspiration HERE!!  

I enjoyed this colour combo and I used a super gorgeous Sonny Honeycloud image called For You, I love colouring her up!!

Stamp - For You - Sonny Honeycloud Little Miss Muffet
Colouring medium - Copics
Sentiment - LOTV Sentiment Sketch Pad
Papers - MME - Quilting Bee
Flowers - WOC
Dies - SB Floral Ovals, Magnolia Heart flourish
Punches -MS Punch around the page Cherish

Entering into:
Fab n funky - Fav embellishment - I love Flowers
Challenges for Everybody - Anything Goes
Nutcrafters - use kraft

Hope you have a super duper day, be round to visit you after work!
lots of hugs

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Julia in the field


Happy Wednesday peeps, boy this week is racing by!!  Right gonna get straight to it Lol and my little card today is my sisters Birthday card ( i should say at this point older sister LOL )!  there 4 years difference but our Birthdays fall just one day apart.   Well she loves SK and I know it wasn't too long ago that I coloured this one up but she is just so sweet, possibly my fav SK image!   I  used some gorgeous MME papers, pretty flowers, gingham oh and an LOTV sentiment from the new sketch pads, a pressie from my crafty buddy Lisa, thanks hun!!!!!!!!!  Here she is...................

Stamp - Julia in the field - Sarah Kay
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers -MME Cambridge Court
Ribbon, lace and flowers - The Ribbon Girl
Button - The Range
Dies - SB Opulent Ovals , Magnolia Heart Swirl flourish. MB Trellis
Sentiment - LOTV
Twine, pearls from stash

Entering into:
Stampavie and More - use kraft card stock
Bearly Mine - Lucky Dip - Lace/ribbon/flowers
Creative Craft - Just Checkin
A Little Bit Crafty - kraft

Have a great day and thank you so much for poppin in!!

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Raindrops on Roses and Whiskers on Kittens......Papertake Weekly GDT

Good Morning , Happy Tuesday peeps!

Its Papertake Weekly day, wahoo and so time for a new challenge and this week we are gonna get you singing along to the Sound of  Music!  So we want to see anything connected to the film, nuns, mountains, children singing,  you get the idea!  I have taken a line from the song My Favourite things which is 'girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes' oh  and I just knew this little cutie from Mo would be just perfect! I haven't colored white clothes before, hope it looks ok............??

You can check out the sponsor/prize details and the gorgeous DT cards right HERE!

Stamp - Adele Mo Manning
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - LOTV Petal Fresh
Sentiment - WRS
Dies - SB A2 Curved Border, MB Pippi Butterfly
Punches - MS Butterfly, SU Circle
Ribbon - Crafty ribbons
Flowers - The Ribbon Girl
Pearls from stash
Ink Stampin Up Bashful Blue

Entering into:
Cupcake Craft - Lots of Layers
Cute Card Thursday - Something Blue
Sarah Hurley - Shades of Blue
Crafting by Designs - Childhood memories
Sister Act - Anything goes

Have a totally fab day and thanks so much for poppin in!

Monday, 13 May 2013

Just a Quick One!!!!!!!!

Morning peeps

Hope you had a good weekend, I had a non productive crafty weekend Lol. What with me Anniversary and Birthday I didn't get much time to visit you this weekend, hopefully I will catch up tonight!!  I got lots of crafty goodies so very lucky girly!!

 I do have a very quick little FF card though which I managed to put together in about 20 mins lol, one good thing about ready made decoupage  no colouring, great for if your in a hurry!

Entering into:
Forever Friends - Pastel Colours

Have a great day, catch you later!

Friday, 10 May 2013

Marci with Watercan...........


Yeah for Friday it does seem to have been a long week for some reason!!  Well today is our 11th Anniversary and in true Karen style have I made a card no I bought one LOL, I think hubby is used to it now I seem to forget to make one most years (oops).  Its my Birthday on Sunday so we will go out tomorrow night for a meal to celebrate both!  So today I have a little Marci card to share, I do love me Marci's!!!!

Stamp - Marci with Watercan
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - MME Cambridge Court
Flowers - The ribbon Girl
Ribbon and lace - The ribbon Girl
Dies - SB Floral oval, MB Geneva Vine
Punches - MS Butterfly, X Cut Leafy Lace Border
Button, twine, gems from stash
Sentiment - SU

Entering into:
Pennys - Diecuts/punches
Card mania - flowers

Thanks so much for poppin in!

Thursday, 9 May 2013

LMM Forest Friends New Releases!!!


Happy Thursday , come on the weekend I am sooooo tired!!!    We had a great class last night although the journey there and back was awful, 2 hours to get there double what  it should take and can you believe we hit a diversion on the way home and the motorway was down to one lane and yep stuck in a jam on the M25 at 10.30PM PANTS!!!!!!!

Enough of my moaning LOL and on a much happier note we have a fabulous new release this week over at Little Miss Muffet, a gorgeous set of Forest Friends!!  You can check them all out in the new product section HERE and pop over and see what the DT did HERE!!

I have used this gorgeous Forest Fawn, aww soo cute and decided to go with baby cards.  I couldn't resist doing a pink and blue! I used my new MS Punch around the page on thees, hope you likey................

Stamp - Forest Fawn - Little Miss Muffet
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers BOY  LOTV Petal Fresh - GIRL - EP Bundle of Joy Dots and Stripes
Sentiment - Stampin up

Entering into:
Simply Create Too - All about Babies
Divas by Design - Anything goes
Rubys Rainbow  - Furry Friends

Have a great day, I will be round to catch up with you tonight after work!

Wednesday, 8 May 2013


Morning me lovelies!!

Happy Wednesday hope you are having a good week and enjoying the sunshine, not sure it will last much longer though!

Long day for me today, first got a full day at work and then off to Romford for the monthly card class that I do with my sister, always good fun though and our ladies are such loverly peeps!

I do love a cowboy/girl so I just had to have this  image, aint she just FAB!!!!  I love this paper pad too, lots of blues and yellows, gorgeous!! Here she is....................

Stamp - Howdy Mo Manning
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - MME Oxford lane
Dies - Die-namics fishtail flags/stax - Cheery Lynn Flourish Leaf Strip
Punches - SU Word Window
SU Circles
Sentiment - WRS
Hessian, gems from stash

Entering into:
Crafty Sentiment Designs - Use a Sentiment
Cutie Pie - Lots of Layers
Digi Makeover Challenge - Fav colour - loving yellow at the moment!
Crafting Muskateers - Anything Goes

Okay be a late night for me so will catch up tomorrow!
Have a fab day!

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Papertake Weekly GDT

Good Morning

So did you enjoy the BH weekend and wasn't the weather kind to us, makes such a lovely change!!!   I did still find it a little nippy LOL but then I am always cold!!!!!!!!!!

So here we are another week gone by so time for a new challenge over at Papertake Weekly, I am very much enjoying my little GDT spot!  This weeks theme is one we all love, yep its Anything Goes!  There is a also an optional extra to use  2 or more stamps.  Check out details of the prize and all the yummy DT creations HERE!

I misread the optional extra coz I thought I had done it but I haven't coz I still only used 1 stamp LOl, good job it is only an option!!   Here is me little card hope you likey................

Stamp - A Little Help from Margot - Sarah Kay
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - MME - Cambridge Court
Dies - SB Floral Ovals, MB Geneva Vine
Punches - MS Punch around the page 
Ribbon, Lace and Flowers - The Ribbon Girl
Sentiment - WRS
Ink - TH Vintage Photo
Button from stash
White gel pen

Entering into:
The Ribbon Girl - Add a button
2 Sisters - BINGO -bottom line - Punches/dies - sentiment - flowers

Have a fabulous day and as always thank you so much for poppin in, makes me sooooooooooo happy!
Catch up with you after work!

Sunday, 5 May 2013

Lets go Fly a Kite.........

Good evening lovely peeps

Hope you are having a fabulous BH weekend and check out this beautiful weather too, just perfect!!  So good just the thought of a day off tomorrow, lovely!  I think  me and hubby are going to pop out for some lunch somewhere so looking forward to that now lets just hope the weather holds!!

So today I have a boy card to share, haven't done one for ages and I do quite like me boy cards.  I have chosen a Mo image coz I am being brave and entering the DT call ( no laughing please) how much would I love to be on the MM team OMW it would be awesome. Well I thought I would give it a go so wish me luck!  I love this image and flying a kite really is such fun!!!!!!!!!!!  Here he is hope you likey.............

Stamp - Kite - Mo Manning
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers- MME Oxford Lane
Sentiment - MB Alphabet die
Dies - Die-namics Fishtail flags stax/layers - MB Summer Kites

Entering into:
DP2 Challenge - Anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - Come fly with me
Crafty catz - Inspired by a song - Lets go fly a kite from Mary Poppins
Moving along with the times - One for the boys
Sweet Stampin - Create a Scene

Have a lovely evening and thanks for poppin in!

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Nice Weather for Ducks

Good Morning

and Happy Thursday, yippee nearly the weekend and an extra day too which  is most welcome!!

Over at Little Miss Muffet we have a new challenge for you and this time we want to see some Paper Piecing!  Do hop over and check out my teamies oober gorgeous stuff HERE!

So onto me little cards isn't she just the cutest and of course big umbrella easy peasy  to paper piece LOL, she has matching boots too......................

Stamp - Nice Weather  (Swings and Slides) - Little Miss Muffet
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Bo Bunny
Punches - SU Scallop Border punch
Lace - The Ribbon Girl
Ribbon, button, twine from stash
Flowers - WOC
Glamour dust

Entering into:
Crafty Sentiments - letter B - Boots, brolly, blue,blooms, bow,button, bird(duck)
Crafty Cardmakers - April Showers May Flowers
Pile it On - April Showers - May Flowers

Okay have a fab day, I will try and catch up tonight I have not had much time the last couple of evenings so apologies if I have not visited you yet!