My lovely friends, thank you xx

Thursday, 31 October 2013

Pumpkin Patch

Hello again

I am back quick with a little Halloween post, its very scary are you ready..........................


Well I amused myself anyway lol!

This is Pumpkin Patch Ellie from the Paper Nest Dolls, a real cutie isn't she???

Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - EP Chillingsworth manor
Prima flowers
Charm, ribbon, hessian jute from stash
Spider, and spider web

Entering into:
Fab n Funky - Halloween
Loves Rubber Stamps - Halloween
Oldie but a goodie - Add a charm and my  plus 6 month old item is ribbon
Dream Valley - Halloween

Have a lovely evening!

Little Miss Muffet New Release


Happy Thursday peeps and Happy Halloween!

Okay a couple of posts from me today and first up its New Release day over at Little Miss Muffet and Wowser your gonna love em its Polka Dot Pals!  As usual the hardest part was choosing which one to do LOL.  Mmm now you might thing this one looks a little different and she does,  she has a face, a ready made one, I tell you I would kill for some of those LOL!   So you can pop a face on if you want or don't if you want simples and genius and I love it!!!!!

Do popsie on over the blog and check em all out HERE!

Stamp - PDP - Little Miss Muffet
Face -  PDP face 2 - Little Miss Muffet
Colouring medium - Copics and Graph'Its
Papers - MME Mistletoe Magic
Flowers and berries - WOC
Lace and silver twine- The ribbon girl
Bells - WOC
Star dust stickles
Silver Mirri, kraft caard stock
Sentiment - hobbycraft

Entering into:
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
Inky Impressions - Traditional Christmas
Created with love - Anything Goes

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

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Dexter Gives


Hope you are well and keeping warm, its turned very chilly here and of course its dark by just after 4pm, I don't like it :0(

Anyhows I am popping on quick coz I didn't have time to join in Super Saturday over at Little Miss Muffet  this week as we had family staying for the weekend but Dexter is so cute I was determined to get him coloured up!   Also there is a HUGE sale at Little Miss Muffet so go popsie on over and read about it HERE, be quick once there gone, there gone!!!

Stamp - Dexter Gives  Little Miss Muffet
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Kraft Notes
White Gel Pen
Stickles, gems

Have a lovely evening, I am going to sort dinner and then I will be round for a catch up!

Saturday, 26 October 2013

Yeehaw it's Cowgirl Me!!!!!!!

Morning and Happy Saturday!

Howdy peeps this is so cool, I have been so excited for this post, Kyra owner of Kith and Kin stamps has based  this stamp on me, how awesome is that, yes its Cowgirl Karen, yeehaw!!  Regular followers to me little blog will know I am rather partial to a cowgirl/boy image so I am totally made up with this.  I am of course a sassy cowgirl, got a little glint in me eye and check out those boots.  Seriously I think it is pretty amazing that Kyra has done this from just a couple of  lousy mug shots! Thank you Kyra so much! Of course as its me I made the card in all my favourite things, pink and brown, that gorgeous floral oval and lush flowers!!!!  Hope you like her.........

Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Carta Bella Giddy Up for her
Flowers - WOC
Sentiment - Computer generated
Distress Inks - Vintage Photo
Star gems
Kraft card stock
White gel pen
NS Branch punch

Entering into:
Sister Act - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls - Anything Goes

We have family staying with us for a few days so I may not get a chance to get on the lappy much  but I hope you have a lovely weekend!

Thanks for poppin in peeps, catch up soon!

Friday, 25 October 2013

Teddy Bea Friday DT


Wahoo its Friday and its Teddy Bea Friday so double Wahoo!  I would love to know where the week has gone, its been one of those  weeks when there are just not enough hours in the day!  I am not looking forward to the clocks changing, dark by 4pm that just sucks!

Anhows here is my  little offering for today, ain't she sooo sweet, I LOVE this Bea and I know she is gonna be one of my favs!  I coloured her  with about 5 layers to get her nice and fluffed up so I hope she looks furry!

Hop on over to Teddy Bo to check out all the DT gorgeousness and visit the Teddy Bo & Co Store too!

Stamp - Teddy Bea 275
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Docrafts Tilly Daydream
Punches - NS Branch
Flowers - WOC
Seam binding, lace, pearls, doily cheesecloth
White gel pen
Kraft card stock
Silver Mirri 

Entering into:
Love to Scrap - Play some Blues
Crafty Little Fairies - Anything Goes
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything Goes

Have a beary nice day,as always thank ssooooooooo much  for poppin in, I really appreciate every comment that is left for me!!!

Lotsa hugs

Thursday, 24 October 2013

Spooky at Little Miss Muffet


Me again, please scroll down for  my Paper Nest Dolls DT!

I am back with details of the new challenge theme over at Little Miss Muffet, - Spooktacular, go see if you dare, bhwhahaha !!!

Right so I have to admit I do struggle a bit with Halloween stuffs ,so you might ask why I have 2 cards today and the answer is 'its a very long story!!!  Anyhows here they are............but you gotta love these Skelekinz!

Image - Skelekinz Baby
Colouring - Graph'It markers
Papers - Halloween ones
Memento black ink
Googly eyes

Entering into:

Shopping our Stash- Halloween or black/orange
Crafty Boots - Halloween
Lexi's - Halloween

Okay peeps I won't be around until tomorrow night, so catch up with you then!
Thanks as always for poppin in!

Miss You Owen


I am excited to share my DT card today for The Paper Nest Dolls, I do lovee Christine's little cuties!  I decided on a boy card coz Owen is very cute too and fun to use and there are lots of 'Owen' stamps in store to choose from!

Stamp - Miss You Owen - Paper Nest Dolls
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Simple Stories - Awesome collection
Papers - 
Kraft card stock
Die-namics fishtail flags/stax and star trio
Paper clip
LOTV postage stamp

Entering into:

Ok have a lovely day, thanks for poppin in!
Lots a hugs

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Ballet Molly

Morning and Happy Tuesday!

Hope today finds you well, those poor poorly peeps sending hugs!

Its Teddy Bo Tuesday wahoo and another fabulous new release, that gets another wahoo!  You can popsie on over to Teddy Bo & Co and check them all out and don't forget to see what my fabby teamies did too HERE!

I have the pleasure of showcasing another Molly and she is in her ballet outfit, just too cute!!!

Stamp - Molly 005
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - MME Blush
Go Kreate die, Magnolia Flourish die
Flowers - roses, cosmos daisies, rose buds, lily
Ribbon/Seam binding from stash

Entering into:
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes
Creative Moments - Anything goes/lace

Okay so I am a  bit behind with visiting, so sorry but  I am just sooooo busy getting everything ready for the Cute Cottage Crafts Day but I hope to be able to catch up with you all in the next couple of days.!  We still have just a couple of places left, would love to see you there, its gonna be fun!

Thanks so much for poppin in, means so much!


Friday, 18 October 2013

Graph'It Marker Challenge - DT

Hello me lovlies

Well TGIF what a busy week, pooped!!!

Anyhows I hope you have had a good week and here's to the weekend!!

 So over at Graph' It Marker Colour Challenge we have a new theme for you ' Cold Christmas in Blues and Purples, lovely!  Do hop on over and check out the gorgeous DT stuff and meet the new teamies too and as always there is a fabarooni prize up for grabs!

Stamp - Angelberry Christmas CD from Polkadoodles
Papers - Kraft Notes
Flowers - WOC
Silver Miri, Kraft card stock

Graph'It Markers used:
Purple 6110 6120 6140
Blue/Grey 9100 9101 9102
Skin 4120 4155 4170 8110
Hair 1210 1230
Boots 9401 9403

Have a fabulous evening, thanks as always for poppin in!

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Little Miss Muffet New Releases


Yay its an awesome new release at Little Miss Muffet, lots of yummy, gorgeous images you HAVE to go see, otherwise I shall put you in detention!!!

I thought they were so fab I couldn't choose just one I had to use two, oh I a wild one  LOL!!!

You will find them all in the new release section in the Little Miss Muffet Store!

Stamps - Celeste Amberglow Sweet Teacher and Casper Silversmith Too cool for school
Colouring medium - Copics and Graph It Markers
Papers - Mix Bag
Sentiment - computer generated
Dies and Border Punch - SU

Entering Into
Creative Craft - Anything Goes

Have a fabulous day and as always thanks for poppin in!

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Wanna be a Rock Star!!!!!


Hope your week is being kind, we have had a lovely bright couple of days but today the rain hit!  
I have been dying to share this card from Kith and Kin Stamp Co he is just so awesome for boys makes!  I PP his headband and hopefully gave him a rock star look!

Stamp - Jordan Rock Star - Kith and Kin
Colouring - Copics
Papers - Mixed Bag
Die-namics Fishtail Flag Die and Star trio
Paper clip and Twine from stash

Entering into:
Bearly Mine - Anything goes
Stampin for the Weekend - Anything goes
Pennys Paper Crafty - Anything Goes
Crafting by Designs - Anything goes

Ok I am going to sort some dinner, then hubby is off to his bike club, Beth is visiting Granny so that just leaves little old me so I will be poppin round in a bit to see what you been up to!

Lotsa hugs

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

It's Teddy Bo Tuesday.........

Hello and Happy Tuesday!

Its Teddy Bo Tuesday and so I am here with my DT card using one of the gorgeous new releases, gotta love Teddy Bea and this one is no exception, love her pose, I imagine her saying 'Do I have to" or " Whatever'!!

Popsie on over to the Teddy Bo Blog to check em all out!

Bea 268
Colouring - Copics
Papers - Carta Bella
Flowers - WOC
Lace - The Ribbon Girl
SB Floral Ovals, Magnolia heart swirl flourish
Ribbon, pearls from stash

Entering into:

Sister Act - Anything goes

Thanks so much for poppin in!
Have a beary nice day!

Paper Nest Dolls Winter Hop

Welcome to Day 2 of The Paper Nest Dolls Winter Blog Hop!

Today we are very excited to share with you more stamps from our new Winter Collection and even a few stamps from our upcoming Nursery Rhyme Collection! If you've just come across the hop, please start at the beginning over at The Paper Nest Dolls blog!

Before we get to the wonderful projects our design team created, we'd like to let you know about our sale featuring the new stamps!

All NEW stamps featured in the hop are on sale for $7 instead of $8.50 in rubber!

You can also get a great sale on our new digital stamps by purchasing our bundle for only $25!

For my project I am using the gorgeous Gift Giving Avery,  eek so cute wonder if one of those pressies is for me!!! She comes  in rubber and digi, perfect!

Close up
She is coloured with copics, the papers are Bo Bunny Blitzen, lots of flowers from  WOC and the gorgeous SB Opulent Oval die.

We also have some wonderful prizes being given away to those who comment on EVERY stop of BOTH days of the hop! Winners will be announced on Friday October 18th. 

Simple Stories Christmas Collection Prize Pack

Graphic 45 Prize Pack

Doodlebug Designs Christmas Prize Pack

AND one lucky winner will receive one CLEAR Paper Nest Dolls stamp of their choice, manufactured and sold by Treasured Times Rubber Stamps & Scrapbooking!

Your next stop in the hop is Lori Ann!

Happy Hopping!!!


Monday, 14 October 2013

Paper Nest Dolls Winter Hop DAY 1 OF 2


Happy Monday and it realy is for me coz I have the day off work  wahoo and tomorrow double wahoo!!

Just poppin on quick to let you know that Day 1 of the Paper Nest Dolls Blog Hop is up and running, its gonna be fabulous so many gorgeous new stamps and beautiful DT cards, and some awesome prizes too!   Start at the blog HERE and enjoy!!

I am in day 2 so don't forget to come back and hop again!

Have a great day!

Saturday, 12 October 2013

It's Super Saturday - Little Miss Muffet

Morning and Happy Saturday

Oh My goodness so much rain, me not likey at all!!!   Still on a brighter note it is of course Super Saturday at Little Miss Muffet and the  featured stamp is Sonny Honeycloud, Mistletoe, dontcha just  love her!!!!

I used Graph'It markers and copics and the papers are Bo Bunny Blitzen collection!

Go check out the Little Miss Muffet blog to bag your monster freebie!!!

I hope you have  a great weekend a nice long one for me, I have Monday and Tuesday off too, wahoo!


Friday, 11 October 2013

Cute Cottage Event


Just poppin on with a little reminder about our craft day event, there are only a few places left now so if you would like to come book your spot today!

There is also some gorgeous candy up for grabs which you can enter even if you are are not able to come, all the details can be found on the Cute Cottage Crafts Blog.

We are busy getting everthing ready, its getting very exciting now!

Have a fabulous Friday!



Thursday, 10 October 2013

Its a Doodle


Hello everyone hope your week is going ok, I have had a mega busy week so I have been struggling to get round to visit you so far.

Right its time for a new challenge over at Little Miss Muffet and its doodling which I am completely pants at so excuse the usual uninspiring dots round the edge LOL!

There are however some totally awesome examples of doodling over on the Little Miss Muffet  blog so go check em out!

Gotta love Chester though right and here he is listening to his fav songs..............

Stamp - Retro Chester - Little Miss Muffet
Colouring  - Graph It Markers  (except for the blue which is copics)
Papers - Echo Park
SB Curved Border Die and scallop circle
Kraft card stock

Ok I am off to sort some dinner and then I will be having a good old catch up.
Thanks so much for poppin in, means alot!


Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Two by Two

Hello again

I am back with my Papertake Weekly post and we have a fun new challenge, Two by Two!  We are sponsored by Whiff of Joy and you can check out details of the prize and super yummy DT stuff HERE!

I used a very cute image from Mo Manning, sweet!!

Image- Helena and Henry - Mo manning
Colouring - Copic and Graph'It Markers
Papers - not sure now?
Flowers - WOC
Ribbon and Lace - The Ribbon Girl
Corner embellishments

Entering into:
DP2 Challenge- H is for  - Helena and Henry and Hugs
Di's Digi Designs Challenge - Colouring skills
Charisma Cardz - Bingo - Kraft cardstock, square, pink (top line)
In the Pink ( waving ladies) Lace

Have a lovely evening!

Teddy Bo's Back and .............

Squeal I am joining the DT (another squeal) , pinch me please because I really don't believe it yet, Bo and Bea are my fav bears ever, I am mega excited about it (does it notice)!

So its Teddy Bo Tuesday and  of course a new release, and you can see them all on the Teddy Bo Blog , and  visit  Teddy Bo & Co HERE!

I love this one, he's just so FABULOUS, I am gonna be using him a lot for my Christmas cards............

Image - Teddy Bo \\4 - Teddy Bo & Co
Colouring medium - Fur - Copics, Jumper - Graph'It Markers
Papers - MME All is Bright
Dies - SB Curved Border, Scallop Circle
Ribbon and Lace - The Ribbon Girl
Flower - Hobbycraft
Punches - NS Branch , SU Tiny Tags
Sentiment - SU
Silver Miri 
Kraft Card Stock

Entering into:
CRAFT - Cats/Dogs/Pets/Animals 
Created with Love - Any Holiday - Christmas
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes
Paper Creator - Dies and/or Punches

Have a beary nice day, thanks so much for poppin In!

Friday, 4 October 2013

Hubble Bubble Toil and Trouble


Yah for Friday, roll on the weekend!

Right today over at Graph' It Marker colour challenge Team A are up with the theme of

Halloween's a Scream..

Do popsie over HERE  and check out the awesome DT stuff and don't forget there is always a super fab prize up for grabs!

You can also join our Facebook Group Graph'It Marker UK, we would love to see you there!

I just love the purples and oranges from Graph 'It Markers just perfect for fabulous Halloween colours!

My fav embellishment for Halloween is spiders webs, I love the spooky feel you get and its cheap as chips!

Image - Fancy Sunbonnet Witch - Bugaboo for Little Miss Muffet
Papers - EP Chillingsworth Manor
Lace, spiders web and ribbon from stash
Colours Used:
Purple - 6110 6120 6140
Orange - 2105 2110 2120
Green - 8240 8260 8280 
Skin 4155 4170

Entering into:
Bearly Mine - Halloween

Okay catch you later!

Thursday, 3 October 2013

Oops a little late - Little Miss Muffet


Although it should say Morning because I am late with my post, I think having Monday off has put me a day out, so sorry ladies !

Well its new release day over at Little Miss Muffet, wahoo  and as always its a corker with some awesome new images from Bugaboo, you can check them all out HERE and there is a BIG sale plus you can also bag an extra 10% off, er why are you still here off you go!!!!!!!!!!!

Ha ha right so here is my little offering, Skelekinz My Heart, she is kinda cute!!  I' m not sure why I added the spider, I initially though Halloween but now I am not so sure LOL!!

Papers - EP Chillingsworth Manor
Colouring - Graph'It Markers

Have a lovely evening, thanks for poppin in!
lots a hugs

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Ella Ballerina


Hope you are well and having a good week, its flying by again isn't it?

Today I am showcasing Ballerina Ella from Kith and Kin Stamp Co, wow she is a real cutie,she can't fail to look beautiful!!!

Lots of petty stuff going on here, flowers, my fav Magnolia heart flourish die and the papers were freebies!! I hope you likey.............

Stamp - Ella Ballerina - Kith and Kin
Colouring medium - Copics
Papers - Freebies
SB Floral Oval
Flowers - WOC
Cheesecloth and gems from stash.

Entering into:
Creative Craft - Anything Goes

Have a lovely evening!

Tuesday, 1 October 2013


Hello and Happy Tuesday

Hope you have had a good start to the week, hopefully better than mine I have been a bit poorly, constant headache and dizzy spells which resulted in  my face and radiator meeting up yesterday, ouch!!!!

Well its time for a new challenge at Papertake Weekly and it's Anything Goes with an optional twist, Halloween Treats!!  I skipped that one, no good at stuff like that LOL but I tell you the other PTW girlies are so go check em out!

Right check out this Lil Dumplin , I am in lurve she is called Fleur, cute cute cute!  

Stamp - Fleur - Pollycraft
Colouring medium Graph 'It and Copics
Papers mixed LOTV and First Edition
Flowers - WOC
Ribbon - The Ribbon Girl

Entering into:
Pollycraft Challenge - Birthday Girls

Hope you have a fabulous day!