Monday, 28 February 2011

Friendship Card

Well, it was a another sunny day here, shame the temperature didn't match.  I was scrapping the ice off the car this morning -2 brrrrrrrr!!!! I don't think I will be packing away the jumpers just

Managed to make this card last night but it was too late to photograph.  The images at Penny Black Stickeroo's.  Ribbon and black pearls from stash.  Also used was my MS border lace punch.  The challenges are:-

Sunday, 27 February 2011

Female Birthday Card

Evening, sneaking back on again with my second post of the day. There is so many great challenges this week that my mojo is overfollowing and I know I still won't manage to do them all even if I do a 24 hour shift.

The image is from High Hopes.  Papers are a mixture of DCVW and scrapbox.  Ribbon, peel offs are from stash and sentiment is printed off computer.  The challenges covered are:-

Sunny Sunday Morning

Morning folks!!!  We have the pleasure of the sun again this morning - it is so good to see.  Pussycats were sun bathing on the front path earlier on but as per usual , as soon as I got the camera out to take a couple of pics, they moved...  I must have camera-shy 

I must start compiling a list for the Craft fair next week held at the SECC, Glasgow.  I am venturing there on the Sunday so please folks,  leave some goodies for me!!!!. 

Have used some transfers to make this clean and simple card.  Squares are cut using my Nesties.  Also used are peel off sentiments and butterflies which I have tried to 3D.  The challenges covered are:-

Saturday, 26 February 2011

Umbrella - ella - ellla....

Good evening peeps, back again with my second post of the day.  I apologise in advance about the poor quality of photos - the camera ran out of batteries - boo hiss!!!.    Peace is shattered as that is Baz back from the footie in a happy mood as his team didn't get beat (didn't win either...hehehe). 

I had my first go at paper piecing, and it was surprising easier than I had imagined.  The image is a Miss Anya from the Greeting Farm.  Design papers are from K & Co. Circular sentimental stamp from LOTV.  Ribbon and charm from stash.  Also used was my MS border punch and Swiss Dots Cuttlebug embossing folder.  The challenges covered on this card are:-

Baby Girl Card

Good sunny afternoon to you all.  It is starting to feel a bit more like Spring this weekend - Hooray!!!  Next door neighbour's garden is starting to flower.  Her garden always puts me to shame - green fingers I had not got (unless covering with green glitter or paint!! ....hehehe).   I am home alone today with Baza away to the footie so a wee chance to play!!!.

This is one of Sugar Nellies Homegrown range of stamps.  Design papers are from scrap box, flowers and pearls are from stash, sentiment printed off computer.  The challenges covered are:-

Saturday, 19 February 2011

Music makes the world go round........

Hello, hello, hello, peeps and a happy weekend to you all.  Should really put a health warning on this sight saying *stay away* as I am still choked with this horrid cold., now I can't hear right and my taste buds are all to  However, to cheer myself up I have booked our summer holiday to Corfu for May - yay!!  - Sunshine here I come!!!.

This is the first time I have tried making one of these fancy type of cards an it was surprising quite easy to do.  The music background was done by using my PB stamp.  The musical round toppers are from Kanban and I cut out black and gold mirror circles using my Nesties and matt & layered them together to look like a record and stuck the drums topper onto it.  Musical notes are Sizzixlits diecuts.  Sentiment is prinrted off computer.  The challenges covered are:-

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Double Trouble

Evening peeps, popping on quickly to post as feeling a bit sorry for myself - I have a cold - sniff!!!.  Had been hoping to escape not catching one this winter, but alas, it was not to be.  Sore throat, cough, runny nose - the works - so not been in the mood to do much crafting.

I have used two Gorjuss Girls images from Sugar Nellie, painted them with my watercolour paints (£2.99 from the Works),  Flowers, pearls and lettering stickers are from stash.  Also used are my Nesties, embossing folders and MS leaf punch.  The challenges entered are:-

Saturday, 12 February 2011

Fruit or Sponge?........

..........I like the good old fashioned fruit cake myself, with the break-my teeth hard  Though, I'll not turn my nose up at piece of sponge cake with the soft fondant icing either.... I'm not fussy... lol..... as my waistband can vouch for. 

This is a bit of ribbed card I had laying about in my scrap box.  Decorated my 'cake' with some liquid pearls, flowers and a diecut heart all from stash.  The challenges covered are:-

You are my sunshine.........

Hello again peeps.  Sneaking on in between housework jobs with this card  (thinking ahead as it soon be here)  for Mothers day which is next month in the UK.  As I am posting this the sun has broken through the clouds - a welcome sight - and quite apt for this post..... lol...........yay!

The stamped image is from SWALK which I bought from the Joanna Sheen website.  Backing paper is from a K & Co. paperpack.  Flowers, brads and pearls are from stash and the sentiment is printed off computer.  The challenges covered are:-

Clean & Simple Card

Morning peeps, hope all well.  I am hoping for a crafty weekend.  Barry is away to the golf and then the football, so I have peace and quiet all afternoon.  Nothing much to report this week, pretty boring life I lead will have to start making things up.. lol.

This was a quick simple card.  Using up some of scraps of black and white card, foil rub-ons, ribbon and a sentiment printed off the computer.  Squares are cut using my trusted Nesties.  The challenges covered are:-
Kaza. xxx

Saturday, 5 February 2011

Anniversary Card

Good evening peeps, hope all is well in Blogland and all enjoying the weekend.  It is another soggy one here I'm afraid.  The road nearby is closed yet again due to flooding -  fingers crossed the rain stops soon or I will have to start building myself an ark!!

The card is quite a clean & simple one using embossing folders.  The silver hearts are Sizlits diecuts with a wee black pearl on each.  I decorated the silver heart buckle with black Stickles.  Also used are my Oval Nesties, silver numbered peel-offs and silver ribbon.  The challenges covered are:-
Off now upstairs to get comfy in my new bed that got delivered this afternoon - is seems huge compared to the old one.  Me thinks I need a step ladder to get into this night!! xxx