Tuesday 30 November 2010

Polkadoodles blog hop winner!

A huge thank you to everyone that took part in
the give thanks blog hop - it was fun and great
to have so many of you hop by!

The winner at my stop on the hop
as chosen by Random.org is
Please drop me a line Magda
and I will get your goodies in the post!
To find out all the winners
pop over to Polka Doodles

Sunday 28 November 2010

Fancy some Footie? 50th Rangers card....

I am not a footie fan - so this was a challenge.
But it worked out okay.
Mostly Coredinations card with a football stamp
and Sakura to doodle.
Letters and 50 cut on pazzles.
I'd like to share this with
Integrity - Anything goes
Pollycraft - Blue

Looking for the Polka Doodles blog hop ? Loads of prizes.....Hop is over

If you are looking for the Polka Doodles blog hop just hop over  here! The Hop has now closed and the winners will all be announced Midday on Tuesday! Good luck and a huge thankyou to all that entered!

Saturday 27 November 2010

New Polka Doodles Stamps

Well congrats Nikki - great show on Friday morning!
The stamps sold out in 25mins...pretty fast I'd say.

This is another of my samples
Using the quirky house,

Coloured with Pro-markers
and Sakura.

Papers etc from Sundae of Seasons cd.
As you see it was quite sunny the day I
took this photo - now we have snow!!

Friday 26 November 2010

Polkadoodles - The night before Christmas.....

The Polkadoodles challenge this week was set by Brenda
A project based on the Clement Moore poem
"A Night Before Christmas"

I have base mine around....

When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,
But a minature sleigh, and eight tiny reindeer,

I have used a vast array of Polka Doodles goodies including....

just added Sakura, ink pad and Stickles
There is so much to the poem!
Come play and remember no more than 10 combined
challenges to be in with the chance of a prize....
Pop over to Polka Doodles!

Thursday 25 November 2010

Sneeky preview...Polkadoodles new rubber stamps

This is one of my sample cards for
Nikki at Polkadoodles using the lovely new
rubber stamps Nikki has designed  that will be shown
on Create and Craft
8a.m. Friday 26th November (tomorrow)
I adore this little windmill stamp and have combined
it with the seadhead flowers grouping stamp
they are fabulous!

Papers and large flowers/butterflies are also Polka Doodles
but from the cd's.
Hope you get a chance to see the new products
live tomorrow...I'm sure you will love them!

Wednesday 24 November 2010

Crafty Creations - Christmas

Amy has challenged us at Crafty Creations this week
to create a Christmas project,
and I had a card to make for a couple
getting married on Christmas eve - so perfect!
This lovely Bell image is by

I have used Basic grey dp
Sakura pens to colour
mulberry paper flowers
Martha Stewart punched leaves
Papermania ribbon.....
and of course stickles for some extra glam!
I'd like to share this with
Lexi's creations - Traditional Christmas colours
The Crafty Pad - Red and Green
Scrappy Frogs - Christmas
Paper Take weekly - Cut it out

Tuesday 23 November 2010

Golfing.....Happy Birthday's

We have alot of Golfers in Largs
and recently I have had 2 golfing cards to make.
Both are very similar.

Using Polkadoodles Golf paper from the NFG CD
Basil dotty paper to make golf balls
peel offs(something I rarely use)
Alpha chip stickers - Basic grey
The 1st one(80th) uses a complementary
Doodlebug patterned green paper

The 2nd one ( Dad) uses a complementary
Coredinations Vintage cardstock.
I'd like to share these with
Gingerloft Creations - The greatoutdoors( I hope golf counts)
Marks finest papers - Add a circle

Sunday 21 November 2010

OSAAT - Rudolph....season or event! And a Dt Call...

I am helping out at
OSAAT Challenge this week
and my easel card uses the fab image by Lil Diva stamps

The challenge is to choose a season or event
I have combined the two for a friend that has a
Christmas birthday!

I have used Basic Grey dp's and Alphas
Lovely spotty ribbon from stash
Ribbon Buckle from Button-it
Hand cut holly leaves with punched berries
and added large gems by Martha Stewart
Copics and Sakura to colour....
Pop by OSSAT to see the fab creations from the DT
and if you have a browse at
you will find all the images that have been used!

Also there is a Dt call on at OSAAT
so if you fancy a go - pop by!

Saturday 20 November 2010

Happy Birthday Zuni

This is a quick card for my younger SIL
Zuni ( Kashmiri for Moon)
I lover this image by Tiddly Inks
Basic Grey DP
Copics with some crackle glaze on hair
Brads for heart and little flowers on vine.
I would like to congratulate the team at Delicious Doodles on
 a fab blog hop!
This card is for their anything goes challenge and
completes the hopping for me.....
All the best with your New Challenge to the team at Delicious Doodles!

Friday 19 November 2010

Give Thanks and a blog hop......Polkadoodles fun!

We are giving thanks this week at Polka doodles
What have we/you to be thankful for?

This card was made for the specialist in charge
of my Dad during his recent unexpected stay in hospital.
(My Dad asked me to make it)
I am indeed very thankful for the care and attention
shown him by the staff at Ayr hospital.

I have used Sundae of Seasons CD for my card

Now how about a bit of hopping....

• Each stop along the way has Blog Candy
• Collect a letter from each of the Design Team
• Leave a comment on each of the Design Team posts in the hop
to be in with a chance of winning their candy
(you could if really really lucky, win 13 lots!)
• Once all letters have been collected, leave the completed word
on the Polkadoodles challenge post in the COMMENTS section
(this will not be published and will be moderated so no-one can
skip the rules unintentionally or otherwise!)
• The Blog Hop will end on Sunday 28 November at 12noon GMT
(as per normal challenge deadline)

The prize at my stop (thanks Nikki) is.....

and I have also thrown in
some co-ordinating pro-markers available at the Polkadoodles shop
buttons and fibre.
If you have come to mine from Enfys you are following
the right path. If not here is the list below and you can catch up
with any you have missed.

Polkadoodle Challenge Blog (final letter)

If you are hopping along nicely
Please add the letter C
to your gathered letter and hop onto

As an extra Nikki has very kindly given us a
voucher code for all followers for 10% off
any purchases made in the Polka Doodles shop
HOPPITYHOP10 this will only be vaild from 9am Friday 19 November
until 12noon Sunday 28 November (when hop ends)

So get hopping and we'd also love to see those Thank you
creations over at the Challenge this week!
There is a free download sentiment to use
on your project over at Nikki's!

Thursday 18 November 2010

Tomorrow is the big day!

Dont forget - come join the fun - loads of fabulous prizes!

Wednesday 17 November 2010

Crafty Creations - Beautiful insides......

We are looking for beautiful insides
this week at Crafty Creations
and it's Jaime's challenge.
I have created a large easel card
using the lovely image by
Basic Grey Euphoria dp's
Copics and Sakura to colour
Wooden flower buttons also coloured with copics
Matts and leaves  cut using Martha Stewart punch
Sticky gems  - lots of........
Basic Grey Alphas and chip stickers .
I loved making this card......
Come share with the Dt at Crafty Creations
your beautiful insides......
Sponsoring us this week is the very wonderful
and the lucky winner will recieve
The beautiful praying Angel stamp.
I'd also like to share this at
The Secret Crafter - Sparkle and Shine (lots of gems and stardust Sakura)
Ai Factory - Die Cut or punch
Cute Card Thursday - Anything goes
Crafty Emma - Think Pink
Paper playtime - P.S. I love You ( I love Basic Grey and copics)

Monday 15 November 2010

GDT Crafty Cardmakers - Card and Gift

I was thrilled to be asked to be GDT
for their Card and Gift Challenge.

I have used my doodle
which I spritzed with Glimmer mist
Then added some colour with Copics,
Saklura and Stickles.

Red spotty DP from Ikea.
Other Dp's from stash.
Fibres on Notepad from Stash(I think Basic Grey)
Pop over to Crafty Cardmakers to see the
wonderful creations from their DT

Sunday 14 November 2010

Camerons Birthday

For this I misted the grungeboard scull with
Tattered Angels Glimmer mist
Used Basic Grey Archaic Dp's to
create the background.
Added some googly eyes
Alpha stickers again Basic Grey.

I'd like to share this with
Pixie Dust Studio - It's all about the men/boys 
Fresh Brewed - 2 or more patterned papers

Using the great Oliver Basic Grey paper to back
Fun image from Tiddly Inks
Coloured with Sakura!

I'd like to share with
Digi Doodle  - For Men

Saturday 13 November 2010

Happy 2nd Birthday Eila

Using a fab digi from Soft Pencil
and also digi butterflies from Polka doodles
Coloured with copics and Sakura.
Stickles to butterflies printed on Vellum
DCWV dp to back.
I'd like to share this with
Stamp Something - Use something digi
Wags'n'Wiskers - Acetate, tissue or Vellum - butterflies
Some Odd Girl - Dimension - clouds and butterflies

Hope Jacare sponsors Cards For Men

I am sponsoring Cards for Men at the mo
and the winner of their Animals challenge
will recieve my Mouse House
stamp that has been
produced by Polka doodles
in very lovely red rubber.....
The team have made a fab range of projects
using my images and several have used Robin -
so plenty of great ideas to look at!
If you pop over and enter at Cards for Men
you can request my Robin image for free......
We all like a freebie!

With all that was going on last week I never had a chance to let you all
know I was sponsoring C.R.A.F.T.S. and what fabulous cards
the team made there with my images - thanks!

Friday 12 November 2010

Polka Doodles - Make a box

I'm pleased to report my Dad is home and on the mend.
Hopefully he is not trying to fix the central heating or unblock
the drains as I type.......Dad I have my spy's!!!!!

This week Ruth has challenged us at Polka Doodles
to create a box. Ideal thought I as I've been wanting to give the
Christmas Pud template (from Paper Boutique 2 - Creative Christmas)
 a go since I saw it.
I wasn't disappointed it's really lovely
when made up.
I added some wire, stickles and a pudding topper from
Sundae of Seasons as a tag.

Next week we are having a blog hop
at Polka doodles and there will be loads of prizes
 at every stop on the hop!
Lots of great goodies to be won
so don't forget to mark the 19th in your diary!

This week though we'd love to see your
boxes over at Polka Doodles!

Monday 8 November 2010

Polkadoodles DT call....a little blogging break

Pop over to Polka doodles if you fancy giving it a go!
I can definitely vouch for them being a great group
to work with......

I haven't been around much as my Dad unfortunately
ended up in ICU on Friday. He is looking alot better
and hopefully is on the mend....but for just now I am taking a little
blogging break.

Friday 5 November 2010

Polkadoodles - Christmas Quicky

This week we are challenged to create a
Quick Christmas card at Polka doodles.
This was very quick for me about 15mins in total.
Pyramid fold card.
All elements from the Sundae of Seasons Cd.
With added Sakura for a
Little glitter glam.
The sentiment was one of the Polka Doodles freebies
from Simply Cards and Papercraft this month.

Go see what the team have been upto
Boss lady Nikki has a new blog, 'Polka Doodles and Me' pop
by and say Hi!

Wednesday 3 November 2010

Crafty Creations Fairytales and fables......

Here's what Deena has to say about the challenge this week at Crafty Creations.....

So, I thought it might be fun to indulge in a little fantasy... a suspension of reality of sorts, by playing our FABLES AND FAIRY TALES challenge! By the way, the best thing about the cold weather is having a good excuse to stay in and CRAFT!! Do you have a favorite fairy tale or fable that comes to mind from your childhood? Or from reading to your own children? Indulge yourselves in some fantasy play and create a whimsical card that warms your heart!

Coloured with Sakura.
Added sticky gems
Basic Grey DP
Flower and frog Doodlebug brads
Martha Stewart punch for top band.
Our sponsor this week and creator of this fab frog is

I have created a small easel card - only 10cms x 10 cm's
it's very tichy but cute......
Pop over to Crafty Creations to see all the fab projects
from the DT this week and we also have some guests
from Meljen's DT joining us!

Come join us and have fun!