My lovely friends, thank you xx

Saturday, 29 June 2013


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Paper Nest Dolls GDT


Happy Saturday peeps, hope you have something good planned for today!

I am delighted to be GDT today for The Paper Nest  and I have made a 4th July themed project using the adorable Sparkler Ellie from the store, isnt she cute!!!  I really wanted to use traditional stars and stripes but after spending hours(yes really) trying to find even a scrap of paper with stars on I remembered I had some material so yep I used that instead LOL!

Stamp - Sparkler Ellie - Paper Nest Dolls
Colouring medium - Copics
Cotton fabric square
Dies - MB Alphabet, Die-namics Stacking stars
Glamour dust

Entering into:
Delightful Challenges - Red white and blue
Sisterhood of Crafters - Stars and stripes

Ok have a fabarooni day!
thanks for poppin in!

Friday, 28 June 2013

And were off - Graph' It Markers DT


Yippee its Friday are you ready for the weekend????? yep me too!!!

I am so thrilled today to share my first post as DT member for Graph'It markers  and Team A are oober excited to be kicking things off with a  fabulous inspiration challenge for you!   The DT have been challenged  to use just 7 colours  (excluding skin tones) which of course shows that you don't need  many to get started and you can still get gorgeous rich colours from just a few shades so what you waiting for!!! Hop over here to check out all the fabulous inspiration AND there is an AMAZING prize for grabs too a mix of goodies from Polkadooles and Premium Art Brands  you don't want to miss a thing!!!

Can you believe I decided to use some pink shades  LOl, seriously though if you are a pink girl like me then I think you will Love them!!!!


PINKS 5110 5125
HAIR 3120 3125 3150
GREY 9403
GREEN 8260

(AND SKIN TONES 4120 4155 4170 4135)

Stamp - Polka Dot Pals Leilani - Little Miss Muffet
Colouring medium - Graph 'It Markers
Sentiment - Polkadoodles

There is lots of info about Graph'it Makers on our blog  I am so enjoying using them!!!!

Entering into:
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes with ribbon
Sentimental Sundays - For the Girls

Thanks so much for poppin in!
Lots a hugs

Thursday, 27 June 2013


Hello its me again

I'm back for my Little Miss Muffet post  and its challenge time wahoo!  The theme for the next fortnight is  SEEING STARS...........

Do hop on over and take a peeps at what the Little Misses have been doing HERE!

Here is me little card..........I lurve this one!!

Stamp - Superstar Pollycraft for  Little Miss Muffet
Colouring medium - Copics
Sentiment  - SU
Papers - First Edition
kraft card stock
Little stars!

Entering into:
Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes
Pollycraft - Anything Goes
Crafting when we can - Keep it simple

Have a fabarooni day!
Catch you later tonight

Fairy Pink!!!!!!!!


Happy Thursday peeps, I cannot believe 2 weeks have flown past and its time for a new challenge at

Our theme this time is Things with Wings and of course it must have lots of pink, not just a bit!!!

Do hop over and check out my teamies gorgeous creations!!

 I coloured up Faerie Marci for this one, hope you likey..............

Stamp - Faerie Marci La La land
Papers - Maja
Colouring medium - Copics
Flowers - mix from WOC and The Ribbon Girl
Dies - MB Bird Cage
Glamour dust
White Dabber

Entering into:
Crafty Calender - Things with wings

Have a totally fabby day, catch up with you tonight after work!
lotsa hugs

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Sketchie Time Papertake Weekly DT


Happy Tuesday peeps

Hope your week got off to a fabby start, Wimbledon started yesterday and Rafa went out , PANTS!!  I will have to go for me second favourite now, come on Federer!!!   I have a feeling this could be Murry's year though, soon found out I spose!

Ok so did you spot me title, the lovely ladies at Papertake Weekly said I could stay wahoo   (more like I wouldn't go lol) so I am very excited to be a permanent member of the team!

Its sketchie time and we are sponsored by Simon Says Stamp check out details of the prize HERE!

I used very sweet Cotton Candy one of the cuties from the new release that you can grab over at Little Miss Muffet.

Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - FF Kraft Notes
Flowers - WOC
Punches - X Cut leafy lace
Dies - MB 
Sentiment - WRS

Have a fabulous day, hope we get some sunshine!

thanks so much for poppin in and I will catch up with your tonight, I ran out of time last night!

Monday, 24 June 2013

Summer Fun - La La Land GDT

Morning and Happy Monday

Did someone say summer, yes please would be lovely if we could have some!!!

Its me La La-Liscious day, wahoo and over at La La Land Team Monday have whipped up some summer sunshine!  Make sure you go take a peep HERE!

I do love little Marci and I have used me fab Graph'It markers for this one, hope you likey...........

Stamp - Summer Marci - La La Land
Colouring medium - Graph'It Markers
Papers - EP Sweet Girl
Flowers - WOC
Punches - SU scallop border
Few gems

Entering into:
2 Sisters - Summer Fun
Brown Sugar - Summer
Cute Card Thursday - In the Summertime

Have a great day!
Lots a hugs

Sunday, 23 June 2013

Cherry Blossom Winners

Hi peeps

Here are the 2 winners, please email me with your addy so I can pop them in the post for you!

Louise - BugzButtonz

Have a lovely evening

Little Giveaway.........

Hi peeps

I seem to have an overstock of deep pink cherry blossoms so I have 2 packs to give away (yes and can you believe that leaves me with 2 packs LOL). If you would like them    ( to use not to sell on!) just leave a comment here and I will draw 2 random peeps on Sunday evening

Good Luck!


Friday, 21 June 2013

Oh I do love a cowboy.........

Evening me dear peeps

Oh thank goodness for Friday is all I can say, manic week here and I feel a nice chilled weekend is in order (fat chance)!!!

Anyhows hope you is all ok and I shall be round very shortly to peeps at all your stuff!!

I do love a cowboy or cowgirl image for that matter and I got some oober cool papers which just matched this little chap perfectly, check out the paper and his trousers, fab eh???

Stamp - Cowboy Owen - Paper Nest Dolls
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Carta Bella Giddy Up
Punches - MS Cherish
Button and twin from stash
Kraft card stock

Entering into:
Crafty Catz - Pick n mix - Anything Goes
Sisterhood of Crafters- all about the boys
Pollycraft - Anything Goes

Have a lovely evening and thanks so much for poppin in!
Lotsa Hugs

Thursday, 20 June 2013

Carnival Time - Little Miss Muffet


oohh lovely sunshine, mind you it was glorious in Manchester yesterday possibly a little too warm for walking round a great big uni LOL!! Anyway another good trip Beth loved it there  (boo hoo) too far!!  We had a horrible trip back the M6 and M1 was stuffed up in quite a few places, never mind back safe and sound!!

Right I will get on with the important stuff !!!!

Welcome to the Carnival at Little Miss Muffett where there is an awesome release from Pollycraft!

Make sure you check all 12 out here in the New Release section, you don't wanna miss em and of course you can see all the fabby inspiation from the Little Misses right HERE!!!

Ok so I chose BUMP and I decoupaged his little car up too although it doesn't really notice in the pic and of course he wasn't alone, no his little pal PINWHEEL was at the fair too!!  Of course they are from the ever so popular Swings and Slides collection.

Rubber stamp and sentiment - Swings and Slides - Bump and Pinwheel - Little Miss Muffett

Colouring medium - Copics
Papers BG Mint Julep
Punches - MS Zig Zag
Kraft card stock

Have a fabulous day, thanks so much for poppin in!!   I have been away for a couple of days so will endeavour to catch up with you over the next few days, really needing some more hours at this point!
lotsa hugs

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Feeling Hot at Papertake Weekly GDT


Hope Tuesday finds you well and that your week has got off to a good start, its very humid here I think we could be in for a storm!!!

Right so over at Papertake Weekly we have a new challenge and this weeks theme  is Hot Hot Hot so interpret that how you will, me being a bit of a cheeky wotsit went for something a little saucy lol!

Our sponsor this weeks is the fabulous Ribbon Girl, make sure you pop over and check out all the details HERE!!

I love this image from Redonkadoodles look at those eyes!!!

Stamp - Seductive Suzie - Redonkadoodles 
Colouring medium - Skin/Hair Copics,  - Dress/pink shades Graph'It Markers
Papers - First Edition
Kraft card stock
Sentiment - SU
Punches - MS Heart Border
Flowers  - Daisy/cherry blossom - The ribbon girl, roses/buds - WOC

Entering into:
Crafty Catz - Lets go pink
Charisma Cardz - Digi stamps only

Ok I will be up in Manchester for a couple of days with no lappy so catch up with you when I am back!
Lotsa Hugs

Monday, 17 June 2013

Wheelbarrow Marci - La La Land GDT

Morning my crafty friends.

Hope you had a good weekend, mine was soooooo busy, we visited De Montfort University in Leicester on Saturday!   Beth is interested in doing a Fashion Buying degree but having now seen  Contour Fashion she is now thinking very seriously about that! Anyway it was a good day and I have to say the Uni organised it very well!  Wednesday we are visiting Manchester Met, OMG such a long drive so I have booked us in at a Premier Inn!!  Why cant my kids just pick one close to home LOL!!!!

Right so love me Monday post wahoo coz its La La liscious day and week 3 of my GDT spot at
 La La Land.  Fluffster Faye has come up with a fabby sketch to play along with.

Make sure you check out all the Team Monday inspiration HERE!

What do you need when your gardening, a PINK hat oh yeah!!!!

Stamp and sentiment - Wheelbarrow Marci - La La Land
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Maja Designs
Flowers - WOC and The Ribbon Girl
Dies - MB Trellis
MS Butterfly Punch
Gems from stash

Entering into:
Creatalicious Challenge -All about summer

Have a lovely day and thank you so much for poppin in!
Lotsa Hugs, 

Sunday, 16 June 2013

Graph'It Markers - Lift Off!!!

Hello me lovelies!

Hope you are having a good weekend, I am just poppin on to share my little secret and in the nick of time too I couldn't hold it in much longer!!!!!!!

I applied to be on the Graph'It Marker DT and totes amazeballs I got picked WAHOOOOOOOOO!!  I am so excited to be on this DT which is run by Nikki Hall who of course is owner and designer of Polkadoodles it is going to be such an exciting journey and we cant wait to get stared and bring you lots of colouring inspiration, hints and tips using these fabulous markers!  You can read all about them HERE and I have to say I am finding them a pleasure to use, the colours really are rich and vibrant!!

Here is me little card today using Graph'It Markers...............

Stamp - On Tiptoe - LOTV
Colouring medium - Graph'It Markers
Papers - Crate paper
Ribbon/lace- The Ribbon Girl
Flowers- WOC
Dies -MB  - Macarana Corner

Entering into:
Crafting when we can - Mad for Markers
The Ribbon Girl -  June Color Challenge
ABC - P for Pretty In Pink

Right off to feed the troops and then I am gonna come stalk your blogs!
Have a lovely evening!

Thursday, 13 June 2013

Happy Families - Little Miss Muffet


Its me again back with me Little Miss Muffet post and its time for a new challenge and the theme is .........

Do make sure you take a peeps at the all the yummy DT stuff HERE,

I could not resist these two little cuties from the Polka Dot pals release last week, these are proving to be soooooooooo popular!!   You can go check them  all out here in STORE..

Stamps - Polka Dot Jaime and Polka Dot Katie - Little Miss Muffet
Colouring medium -  Copics
Papers FF Kraft Notes
Ribbon - The Ribbon Girl

Entering into

Catch you laters!

I'm a Pink Lady!!

Morning all and Happy Thursday!

Well check out me new little badge, I am so excited to have been invited by Christine to join In The Pink  and of course I was just delighted to accept coz I soooooooo love the pink stuff!!  Check out the awesome new Pink ladies line up here and our first challenge is nice and easy, Pink with Flowers!!!!!!  

Stamp - Adele Mo Manning
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Carta Bella Giddy Up
SB Floral Ovals
Flowers - WOC
Dies - IO Umbrella

Entering into:
Bearly Mine - Anything Goes
Wild Orchid - Lots of Layers

I had a mega busy day yesterday, work all day and then straight to to the Romford class so no bloggy time for me but I will catch up with you tonight!

Have a great day and thanks soooooooo much for poppin in!

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Papertake Weekly GDT

Good Morning

Happy Tuesday dear peeps!

Feeling so happy today got lots of really FAB stuff going on in blogland at the mo, cant wait to blurt it all out LOL!

Anyway its time for a new challenge over at Papertake Weekly and this week our theme is Fathers Day or project for a male I think would be okay!!

Do take a hop over HERE and check out all the sponsor details and totally awesome DT stuff!!!

I have a non coloured image today (shock horror) but I love this MFT die, its sooooo cool and so quick and easy peasy for a male card, I need some quick wins at the mo, still an awesome effect though I think!!!

The papers are simple stories AWESOME and they really are aptly named coz they are awesome, thoroughly recommend this pad!  I got me fishtails out again OOps!!!!

Entering into:
Craft your passion - fathers day/masculine
Crafty cardmakers - Male/fathers day
Crazy 4 challenges - Fathers Day
Cut it up -Fathers day - dies, Die-namics masculine T, Fishtail Flag/stax

Ok that's it from me, have a TEE-RIFIC day  (sorry couldn't resist)!

Monday, 10 June 2013

Somethings a bit Fishy - La La Land GDT

Morning peeps

La La Land day WHOOP WHOOP!!!

Hope you had a smashing weekend the weather was very disappointing here, so windy and cold I had to pop the heating back on Bbbrrrr!!!

Anyhows its week 2 of my  GDT spot and over at La La Land we are featuring 'Something for Dad'  so  hop over and check them all  out HERE!

I used Fisherman Luka, and he has already caught 2 fishes  (poor things Ol) Wellington papers and those FAB Fishtail Stax dies!

Stamp - Fisherman Luka - La La Land
Colouring medium - COPICS
BLUES B97 B95 B93  
BROWNS E44 E43 E42 E41

Entering into:
Glitter n Sparkle - Fathers day/male
Joanna Sheen - Spots and stripes
Wags n Whiskers - Fathers Day

I will be round to catch up with you all after work,  thanks sooooooooo much for poppin in,makes my day!!

Sunday, 9 June 2013

Hippy Chick


Happy Sunday if you have some sunshine can you please send it south east coz its horrible here!!

Never mind on a brighter note I got another oober sweet image to show you today from Paper Nest Dolls,
she is called Hippy Chick don't you just love that little smiley face on her T , LOVE IT!!  

Stamp - Hippy Chick - Paper Nest Dolls
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Carta Bella Giddy up girl
Flowers - WOC
Sentiment - SU
Ribbon from stash
MS Butterfly Punch

Entering into:
Alphabet Challenge - I for image
Digi Haven - Anything Goes
Pennys Paper Crafty - Birthdays

Ok I have load of DT stuff to be getting along with so a crafty day for me wahoo!  
Thanks so much for poppin in, have a fabulous day!

Saturday, 8 June 2013

Pool Time Emma

Morning and Happy Saturday

Hope you have a great weekend, someone has nicked the sun coz I am sure it was meant to be out by now!!      Its a bit blowy at the mo and very grey I do hope it pops off shortly!!!!!!!!

I was excited to be asked by Christine from The Paper Nest to colour up one of her gorgeous images, have you checked them out??   You can pop over HERE and go see and I do believe there is a blog hop today too!!

I have used the newly released Pool Time  Emma, perfect for a nice summery card, cutie alert!!!!!!

Stamp - Pool Time Emma - Paper Nest Dolls
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - EP Here and Now
Dies - Heart Banner La la Land
Sentiment - LOTV sketch pad
Ribbon,lace, button and twine from stash

Entering into:
Delightful Challenges - Here Comes the Sun

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

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Polka Dot Pals and Little Hatters - Little Miss Muffet New Releases


oh and seriously they are so cute, even the name Polka Dot Pals, love it!

Happy Happy Thursday everyone hope your week is going okay, we have had gorgeous weather here in Kent, shame I am stuck indoors at work, oh well its nice to look at LOL!!

I love the new release at Little Miss Muffet (do I say that about them all I think I do) but I LOVE this one so much, cute or what!   There are lots to choose from, infact there are 18  and Barbara has designed them so you can add facial features to them if you want to!  Me I wouldn't dare god knows what the poor little things would look like if I attempted it LOL!!

Make sure you hop over to Little Miss Muffet  and check them all out HERE in the Whats New Section!

Ok so onto me card and I chose Lydie ,very simple design coz I just wanted to show how gorgeous she is!

Stamp - Lydie Polka Dot Pals  - Little Miss Muffet
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Carta Bella Giddy Up
Ribbon, button and lace from stash
Flowers - The Ribbon Girl
Sentiment - WRS
Dies - Cheery Lynn Flourish leaf strip

Entering into:
Paper Nest Dolls - Ribbon and Lace
No Matter Which - Bingo - bottom line die cut/button/bows
Crafty Friends - Anything Goes

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

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Well Howdy - Papertake Weekly GDT

Hello peeps and Happy Tuesday!!

Hope your week has got off to a good start we still have lovely sunshine here in Kent, loverly!!!  My laddo is coming home from Uni this afternoon haven't seen him for 6 months so cant wait!!   Seriously cannot believe he has finished his first year already, lets just hope he has done enough in the exams to get back for the second year!!

Ok so Tuesday is Papertake Weekly day wahoo and this weeks fab theme is one we know you all love, yep its good old Anything Goes and there is an optional extra to make a shaped card too if you like!!!  Do hop over to check out all the sponsor and prize details and of course you don't wanna miss the DT stuff!

I just LOVE this Mo image so much I think she is my fav and this Carta Bella paper pad is just perfect.

Stamp - Howdy Mo Manning
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Carta Bella - Giddy Up   (awesome pad)
Dies - Die-namics Country Charms, Cheery Lynn Flourish Leaf Strip, Die-namics tab
Flowers - WOC
Sentiment - SU

Entering into:
Allsorts - Here Come the Girls
Bearly Mine - Dies and or Punches

Have a lovely day, thanks so much for poppin in, means soooooo much!


Monday, 3 June 2013

Tea Time Marci - La La Land GDT

Good Morning

Happy Monday and I hope you had a good weekend we had beautiful sunshine, clear blue skies and it was just so lovely!!!!!

 Anyway I cant waffle anymore coz I am fit to burst I have waited so long to be able to announce my GDT spot for................... LA LA LAND, whoop whoop!  Most of you will know how much I love little Marci and Luka so I really am chuffed to bits and I couldn't believe it when I got an invite from Rosie.  I will be joining team Monday for the next 2 months so a massive thank you to Rosie, Irina and all the DT girls for letting me play along.

We have an  inspiration picture this week at La La Land and it is so pretty, I took the colours from it and I had a fabric square which was just so pretty that I have used it on  my card!!!!!  I used the gorgeous Tea Time Marci so fun to colour and I just love her hair!!!

Make sure you check out all the gorgeous DT inspiration HERE!!!!

Stamp - Tea Time Marci - La La Land
Colouring medium - Copics
Fabric square
Dies  - Heart Banner -La La Land, Magnolia  heart swirl flourish
Ribbon and Lace - The Ribbon Girl
Flowers - The Ribbon Girl and WOC
Papers from stash
White gel pen
Pearls and gems

Entering into:
The Ribbon Girl - Add a die cut
In the Pink - Anything Goes
Divas by Design - Tie a Ribbon

Okay have a fabulous day peeps, I have had a MEGA busy weekend, I had to move all my stuff out of Jamie's room and go back in my cupboard under the stairs coz he is coming back for the summer on Tuesday! It took me 5 hours up and down stairs , phew a good workout !!!  Everything has had a good sort out though and is nice and clean and organised ( that wont last long)!!   I will be catching up with you all tonight, can't wait to see what you have all been up to!