My lovely friends, thank you xx

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Sketch Time - Papertake Weekly DT


Time for a new challenge at Papertake Weekly and its sketch time, just pick anyone from the Papertake catalogue and don't forget to tell us which one you used.

Our fab sponsor is Simon Says Stamp, check out all the details here!

I used sketch 81 and my image is a Polka Dot Pal from Little Miss Muffet.

Have a lovely evening.

Monday, 29 July 2013

La La Land GDT


Not gonna say Happy Monday coz I have to go  back to work and I really don't want too (sob) also this is my last post for La La Land as my GDT spot comes to an end :o(   I feel privileged to have spent two months with what can only be described as an ooober talented team and was so lucky to get to play with the fabulous new Summer  CHA releases.  Massive thank you to Irina, Rosemary and all the DT for this fab experience!

Right over at La La Land Team Monday have got all sentimental  do pop on over and take a peep!

I had to use Snowflake Garland Marci again, she is tooooooo cute!  I did her in red last week so this week she is green LOL!!

Stamp and Sentiment - Snowflake Garland Marci -La La Land 
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Not sure from one of last years collections!
Dies - Open leaf Flourish - La la Land
Ribbon, button and gems from stash
Flowers - WOC

Entering into:
One Stop Craft - add flowers and ribbon
Totally Gorjuss - Christmas In July
Crafty Catz - Christmas In July

Have a lovely day and catch up with you later!

Saturday, 27 July 2013


Morning and Happy Saturday

Hope you have something good planned for the weekend, lets hope the weather holds and we can enjoy another couple of days of sunshine.  Well that is practically the end of my 2 weeks off back to work Monday for me, I am so disappointed we couldn't get away but there we are worse things happen at sea as they say!

Today I am using another fabulous image from the Paper Nest Dolls and this one is Mermaid with Dolphin, my fav colours for mermaids is purple!

The papers are from the Bonbon Bells CD from Polka Doodles and flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.

Coloured with copics and Graph it Markers

Close up

Flowers - Wild Orchid Crafts - Cherry Blossom, Rose Bud, Rose and Cosmos Daisy, Mini Blooms

Entering into:
Wild Orchid - Blue and/or Purple
SweetPea Stampers - Under the Sea

Have a great day!

Friday, 26 July 2013

Graph It Markers

Happy Friday peeps!

New challenge starts today over at Graph It Markers Color Challenge we this week we want to see blonde hair!  Take a peepsie HERE at what the DT did and our Faye has also done a tutorial which is def worth a look, brilliant!!

I used an image from the Polka Doodles  BonBon Belles CD and these gorgeous papers were a freebie!!!

HAIR 1230 1250 1280
SKIN 4120 4150 4155 4170 4145 BLUE 9102 9103 PINK 5115 5125 EYES 8110

Much excitement in the house today Beth has manged to get a  weeks work experience at KAREN MILLEN head office  in London next week  and she will  also get to be involved in a fashion show at the Oxo Tower!!  So thrilled for her and it will be something extra she can use for her uni application!  I really hope she enjoys it!  She has to be on the  train by 7am every morning MMmm dont think we are quite so excited about that bit LOL!!   

Have a great day!

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Hot Hot Hot


Happy Thursday hope your week is going well!

Well over at In The Pink we are feeling HOT, well we are Hot stuff LOl!  We have a colour challenge  for you ................HOT PINK.....

Do pop over and take a peepsie at my fab teamies gorgeous cards, we have a range from Christmas to Scorching Summer and everything in between!!

I have used another Polka Dot Pal image from LMM for my card, don't know about wish you were here but I wish I was there!!!!!!!!

Stamp - Polka Dot Pals Roxie-  Little Miss Muffet
Papers Wild Rose Studio (freebie)!
Colouring medium - Copics
Dies - SB Floral oval, scallop circle, La La Land Open Leaf Flourish
Flowers and Seam binding  -The Ribbon Girl
Wooden embellishment and gems from stash

Entering into:

Have a great day, as always thanks so much for poppin in, means alot!!!!

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Fancy Sunbonnet


Happy Wednesday, hope it finds you well, I have woken up full of a cold which has appeared overnight, I feel like poop!

Quick post this  morning so I get on with it LOL!

Little Miss Muffet are sponsoring Cupcake Inspirations and they have a fabulous picture inspired challenge this week, here is my taken on it!

I have used Fancy Sunbonnet Flowers and you can of course go purchase her from the NEW STORE!!

She is coloured with copics and Graph It Markers and I have used some gorgeous Prima papers and lots of pretty flowers!

Entering into:
Bearly Mine - Anything Goes

Have a great day, catch up a bit later!

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Papertake Weekly DT


Phew third post today, I had nothing last week but this week I have several every day lol!  Okay so today over at Papertake Weekly we have a new challenge which is Punches and Dies, at least one of each I think is required!  Hop over and take a peepsie at all the DT gorgeousness HERE!

We are kindly sponsored by The Ribbon Girl, do check out details of the prize HERE!!

This is the first ink up for this little stamp, I got it for me Birthday a few weeks ago, cute pair eh!!

Stamp - It Takes two - LOTV
Collouring medium - Copics
Papers - Bo Bunny
Dies - Heart Flourish
Punches - SU Word Window
Ribbon and flowers - The Ribbon Girl

Entering into LOTV Ideas to Inspire Monthly Challenge - Pretty in pink

Have a lovely evening, I am just going to watch Luther and then I shall be paying you a visit!!!

La La Land Crafts 2013 Release

Hello again

Today I have another card to show you from the fabulous new Release at La La Land Crafts, there are lots of gorgeous new images, dies and shadow boxes, just look at this lot!!!

So here is my little card featuring Sassy Princess Marci, pretty in pink!!!!!!!!!! 

Close up

Open leaf Flourish die and Bookmark and label Tabs die
Stamp - Sassy Princess Marci - La La Land 
Dies - Open Leaf Flourish and Label die - La La Land
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - freebie with mag
Flowers , charm and lace- The Ribbon Girl

Entering into:
That Craft Place - Its a girl thing
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
Loves Rubber Stamps - add a charm

Thanks for poppin in, be back again later!!
Have a lovely day!

Little Miss Muffet Exciting New Look Store and New Releases


Happy Tuesday, a little cooler here and we have had a drop or two of rain, not gonna lie very welcome!  But while the weather cools Little Miss Muffet is hotting up with a new look shop and a new rubber and digi release too!  Do pop over to the new store and take a peep it looks fabulous!!!

I used a gorgeous image by Pollycraft for Little Miss Muffet from the ever popular Swings and Slides collection and he is cute, Ring out those Bells!  I  coloured him with copics and teamed him with some traditional Christmas papers and a little charm.

Right I have about a zillion cards to share today you are gonna be sick of me by the end of it,, nothing for a week and then all come along at once so be back in a jiffy, first a quick meet up with my sis for a coffee and chat!!

Entering into - to be updated shortly


Monday, 22 July 2013

La La Land Crafts New Release

Hello again peeps

I'm back with my second post today for La La Land and this time I have used the absolutely gorgeous and very cute  Hot Coca Marci and the beautiful new snowflake die and Open Leaf Flourish die.  Go check out all the new releases HERE!!

She really is gorgeous and I will be using her again for sure, the snowflake die really is so pretty and delicate, me lurvee!!

Close Up

 Ornate Snowflake Die

Open leaf Flourish 

Stamp - Hot Cocoa Marci and Sentiment - La La Land
Dies - Ornate Snowflake and Open Leaf Flourish - La La Land
Colouring medium - Graph It Markers
Papers - 
Flowers - WOC
Lace/ribbon, silver twine - The Ribbon Girl

Thanks so much for poppin in, have a lovely evening

La La Land Crafts 2013 Release

Morning Happy Monday

 La La Land Summer CHA Release kicks off today, just take a look at all these beauties, gorgeous images, beautiful dies and of course some new shadow boxes and project kits too!  All these will be showcased during this week over at La La Land so go take a peep!!

My project for today is a shadow box, eeek never done one before but seriously I needn't have worried they are so easy to put together, honestly if I can do it anyone can!!  This is the Christmas Shadow box which I have inked up with brilliance gold and smothered in snowflake glitter,ooh  it was everywhere!  I am a traditional girl at heart so for me red and green and gold is always gonna be my fav for Christmas.

Stamp - Snowflake Garland Marci - La La Land Crafts
Christmas Shadow Box - La La Land Crafts
Dies - Pretty Poinsettia and Open leaf Flourish - La La Land Crafts
Colouring medium - Copics/Graph It Markers
Snowflake embossing glitter, Gold ink pad

Side View and close up of Pretty Poinsietta

Closer look

Colours - Copics - HAIR and BOOTS E44 E43 E42 E41 Graph It Markers -DRESS 3150 5220 5245 SKIN 4120 4150 4155 4170 4145

Entering into:
Sweet Stampin - Christmas In July
Creative Corner - Let It Sparkle
Fairy Tale Challenge - Christmas In July

Have a fabulous day, thanks for poppin in!
Lotsa hugs

Monday, 15 July 2013

Marci with Tulip - La La Land GDT

Good Morning

Yay day 1 of  my 2 weeks off and just as well I don't now how I would fit all the craft stuff in that I need to complete over the next few days, LOl!!  Anyhows hope you had a good weekend, are you cooked yet???

I am looking forward to tonight I am going to a Fashion Show at Beth's school that she and several other girls have organised, she has put lots of time into it so I hope it goes well!

Okay so over at La La Land todays inspiration post is all about embossing, wet or dry!   I always forget about embossing, I don't know why it just never springs to mind so you might have to look for it on my card but it is there  (just) on my little butterflies!!!

I have used Marci with Tulip an some gorgeous First Edition papers and a mix of Copics and Graph It Markers.

Stamp - Marci with tulip - La La Land
Colouring - Copics and Graph It Markers
Papers - First Edition
Flowers - WOC
Lace - The Ribbon Girl
Kraft Butterflies - Stampin up
Blue Butterfly - Prima

Have a great day, thanks soooooooo much for poppin in!
Lotsa hugs

Sunday, 14 July 2013

Sunday Spotlight - Little Miss Muffet

Good Morning

Happy Sunny Sunday!!

Hope you are enjoying the weekend, we had a fun time at the BBQ last night and OMG I cannot believe my hubby did Karaoke, I never thought anyone would have talked him into that one, so funny LOL!!

Right today over at Little Miss Muffet the Sunday Spotlight is on Call Me Chester, now who doesn't want this cutie in their collection so go and grab him while you can get 30% off!!!

He's a really cheeky monkey and so fun to colour!!!!!!

Entering into:
Allsorts - Fur or feathers
Crafty Friends - Inspired by Song - Hello by Lionel Ritchie

Have a lovely day!
Lotsa hugs

Saturday, 13 July 2013

Birthday Party Owen


Have you melted, OMG it is a tad warm LOL!!!   Off round the neighbours in a bit for BBQ at least I can have a drink or three!!

So today I have another GDT spot for the Paper Nest Dolls and I just loved colouring this little chappy up, so cute!!  I think he is just fab for a little boys card with his ice cream and cake YUM!!!

Stamp - Birthday Party Owen Paper Nest Dolls
Colouring medium - Copics
Whimsy Banner Die
Ric Rac
Black Gel pen
Kraft card stock

Enjoy the weekend, peeps!
Catch up with you all later , thanks for poppin in!

Friday, 12 July 2013

Sweets for my sweets


Yay its Friday and once 5pm comes I have 2 weeks off so happy happy days!!

So over at Graph It team A are back with another fun challenge and this week we are asking you to use colours of your favourite sweets now that's a yummy challenge!

Make sure you hop on over and take a peep at all the DT's favourite sweeties!

Mine are Star Burst or Opal fruits as I still prefer to call them and I love the blackcurrant and strawberry ones best!

Stamp - Polka Dot Pal - Tilly - Little Miss Muffet
Digi Papers and sentiment - Polkadoodles Pretty Sweet CD
Kraft card stock
Flowers - WOC

Graph It Markers
SKIN 4120 4115 4155 BLUSH 5110
PINK 5110 5115 5125
LILAC - 6120 6140
HAIR 3120 2120

Hope you will join us!

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Love Balloon Papertake Weekly DT


Happy Tuesday, hope your week has got off to a good start, I am on countdown now 4 more days at work and then 2 weeks off!   No holiday for me unfortunately with hubby being out of work for nearly a year we just cant manage it, but the weather is forecast good ( at the moment) so that's something I spose!!

Right what we up to at Papertake Weekly today, well let me tell you we got a little theme going on which is old, new and blue!!  We are sponsored by Whiff Of Joy and you can check out all the details and my teamies oober gorgeous creations HERE!

I love this stamp I got it for my birthday and this is the first ink up so its counting as my new and then I got old ribbon and of course some blue!    I can never manage that die cutting out of the edge so I cheated and lopped the top of the balloon of and then just coloured up another one and stuck it over the top, you get the same effect!!!

Stamp - Love Balloon - LOTV
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Maja design
Flowers - WOC
Lace- The Ribbon Girl
Ribbon, gems from stash

Entering into:
Allsorts - Favourite things - colouring, flowers and lace

I am a bit behind so hope to catch up with you at some point tonight after work!
Have a great day and thanks for poppin in!
Lots a hugs

Monday, 8 July 2013

On the Farm - La La Land GDT


Happy Monday Peeps

Wow what a scorcher of a weekend, tad too hot maybe LOL!

Anyway I am kicking the week off with me La La Land GDT post and this week team Monday are down on the farm with gingham!

Be sure to hop over and check out all the yummy DT gorgeousness HERE!!

I can't help being  disappointed with this one, not what I had in my head and  after hours of faffing I decided this was the best it was gonna get LOl, just one of those cards that just would not happen!

Anyhows I love me little Marci and I used me new Graph'It markers too!!

Stamp - Watercan Marci - La La Land
Colouring medium - Graph'It Markers
Papers - Carta Bella Giddy Up , First Edition Boho Chic
Dies - Heart Banner - La La Land, Marianne Fence
Flowers - Mini blooms WOC

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