Monday 28 February 2011

Thank You....Art Nouveau Vases

A couple of thank you cards
using my image
coloured in two different colour palettes
using a mix of Copics and Promarkers.

Both cards use Basic Grey papers.
Mulberry paper flowers.
Thank You sentiment written with Sakura.

I'd like to share these with
A new challenge
Dream Valley Challenge - Anything goes
Good luck with your new challenge!
and also
Crazy 4 Challenges - Use flowers
Stamp Something - Something with flowers
Paper Romance - Anything goes
Stamping b's - Use a flower

Sunday 27 February 2011

Happy Birthday Zoe.....SBS new images and OSAAT

Another card for Zoe
this time using my image
coloured with copics and Sakura.

I have used up some Basic Grey dp
offcuts Wassail and Archaic.

I'd like to share my card with.....
Bee Crafty - Digi and hearts
Shannons sentiments - Fussy cutting
Crafty Catz - Create someting for a friend
( Zoe is a good friend!
We were all out for dinner last night - yum!)
 New doodles at SBS this week
include Twiggy Vase and
Pop over and see the girls at OSAAT
this weeks challenge is
'A card for a Mom....'
Thanks Josephine for creating a beautiful card
using one of my doodles that will be included in
 next months freebie colaboration
at SBS when you spend over $10!

Saturday 26 February 2011

Happy Birthday Zoe - swirls and curls

Using Basic Grey Sultry papers to create a
gatefold card.

Swirly flourishes cut on my Pazzles
then sprayed with Cosmic shimmer
and highlighted with white Sakura.

Butterflies cut with Martha Stewart punch.

Stamping Bella Ketto stamp coloured with Sakura.

I'd like to share this with
The Stamp Man - Swirls and curls
Patties Creations - Create your own embellishments
Paper Romance - Anything goes

Friday 25 February 2011

Polka Doodles....Stampbox stash challenge

At Polka Doodles this week
Enfys is challenging us to create a project with
2 ribbons and a charm....
also is Stampbox stash week so you
can combine it with any Rubber stamp
from your stash!

I have been using up odds and ends of Polka Doodles goodies
flowers from Candy Doodles cd
Backing papers from Paper Boutique Vol 1 cd
sentiment from Sundae of seasons cd.

I have used a Leanne Ellis rubber stamp
 from Sugar Nellie.

Coloured with Promarkers
Pop by Enfy's blog to see a
great competition in partnership with Letraset
- you could win Promarkers!

They are looking for colour pairs...
On my image I have used these pairs on the top.

So 2 ribbons, a charm and a rubber stamp....
join us at Polka Doodles - remember
not to combine more than 10 challenges!

Thursday 24 February 2011

Happy 40th Birthday

A fancy Gatefold card approx 20cms x 20cms
I really enjoy working this big!

Using Basic Grey Kioshi papers and bird
Basic Grey sticky alphas
Basic Grey felt flower(top right)

The fabric flowers I have created myself in part
by taking apart sprays of artificial flowers
from my local garden centre
and adding fancy brads to centre.

Foliage cut from bits of leftover kioshi Basic Grey papers.

Ribbon with charm and also a small
handmade flower.

I'd like to share this with
Creative Belli Blog - felt or fabric
(I've used both although the felt flower is new-
the fabric ones are maybe more what you have in mind)
Creative Cottage - fabulous florals
Forgotten Scraps - spring or flowers
The Sisterhood of crafters - ribbons/brads
The Latte Lounge - 4B' s (thanks Jen)

Wednesday 23 February 2011

Crafty Creations.....Down at the bottom of my garden - lives!

We are thrilled to welcome
Delicious Doodles this week as sponsor

I am hosting and my challenge is...
Down at the bottom of my garden - lives!
So what lives at the bottom of your garden?

I have Teri's ever so gorgeous
doormouse at the bottom of mine.....

Doormouse coloured with pencils and layered.
Made into a hanging picture using
Basic Grey dp
Woodgrain effect card
eyelets and ribbon.
Branch florishes by My Scrap Chick cut
on my Pazzles and then sprayed with Cosmic Shimmer.
Wooden tiny flower buttons.

Share your Crafty Creations with us...please do!
I'd like to share this with
The Cheerful Stamp pad - Anything but a card
Allsorts - Inspired by nature

Monday 21 February 2011

Happy 65th - computer man......

A pretty simple card for a request
a man who loves computers and is 65....
Basic grey Recess dps
Image of a keyboard
and lots of doodling!

I'd like to share this with.....
Crafty Catz - One for the boys
Paper crafting journey - Anything goes

Sunday 20 February 2011

Love Apple cottage.....Daisy's 8th Birthday.

Love apple cottage was used to make this
shaped easel card.
I have combined it with a Stamping Bella
Coloured with copics/Sakura.

I used DCWV dp, Fabric flowers
with velvet brad centres
and some extra fancy brads from stash.

I'd like to share this with
Card making Mamas - Happy Birthday
If the shoe Fits - Happy Birthday
Simply Create - Bold and bright
Totally papercrafts - Do it with digi

Friday 18 February 2011

Polka Doodles...Mmmmmmmm Chocolate! well you know me!
Chocolates is the challenge this week
(please note how cleverly I have disguised the
fact that very few choccies are left in my valentines box!)

I have decorated a box of Chocolates
using imagery

I have also used some gorgeous woven ribbon from
Miss Fawn and

Helga and friends.

Then just added a Martha Stewart matt,
Inked edges, Twirly wire, 
a little doodling and stamens to flowers.

Come share your chocolatey project with us
over at Polka doodles!

Thursday 17 February 2011

Treetop Houses - Enfys and Letraset....

she has set us a challenge
alongside Letraset.
Pop over to read what you need to do
take part at Going Buggy

For my card I have used my image
Treetop houses
which is not yet available
but will be soon at SBS.

I used Crate paper Dp.
Basic grey large fabric flowers.
Die cut flourishes sprayed with Cosmic shimmer.
Little button flowers(I made)

And of course the most important bit
Letraset Promarkers.
I have used
Aubergine, Slate, Amethyst, Lilac
Aegean, Azure, Sky Blue, Powder Blue
Pine, Forest Green, Moss, Lime
Henna, Terracotta, Bright Orange
Spice and Peach

Letraset would like to see your
Blending pairs
The one I would always use for my tree trunks
is Henna/Terracotta,

I also like Moss/Lime for grass.....

Wednesday 16 February 2011

Crafty Creations - Thank you

This week sponsoring
and Amy has challenged us to create a
Thank You project.....

I have used images by
The Stamp Fairy for my tag
Basic Grey Sugared paper
Copics to colour
Inked edges
Lovely spotty ribbon from stash
and a large WRMK stud.

Pop over to Crafty Creations
to see some fab projects
by the DT!

Tuesday 15 February 2011

Teddy Bea wishes a happy 70th birthday.....

The Teddy Bo challenge this week
are looking for pink creations.

How perfect as I had a request for
a cute teddy 70th birthday card!

I loved making this......
Copic coloured Teddy Bea
Paperpieced dress using Basic Grey Sugared
and used up all my odds and ends of pink
Basic Grey papers for background
and inside easel card.

I managed to track down the
most fab cutting files for the leafy flourish
which I coloured with cosmic shimmer sprays
and also added some to the
mulberry paper flowers.

I'd also like to share this with
Lexi's creations - all abour bears
Pollycraft - special birthdays
CES Challenge blog - cute and cuddly

Sunday 13 February 2011

SBS and OSAAT happy 1st Birthday

Over at  OSAAT it's their first Birthday!
As part of their celebrations I am
giving away 1st Birthday Teddy above!
Please let me know if you use it to create anything
I'd love to see it!

I have also joined in their challenge this week
To Pretty it up!
Use your ribbon, lace, sparles
bows, pins etc......

I have used my image
coloured with copics and sakura.

I've made it extra pretty with some

punched butterflies and lots of sticky gems!

Pop by OSAAT and see
just how busy the team have been.
There are a long list of fabulous prizes
to be won this week!

I'd also like to share my card with...
Our creative corner - cut it out
Samuel Taylor - copic chic /promarker gal

Thursday 10 February 2011

Welcome baby Toby - Eiglas super challenge!

Ei's got a new addition to the family!
Pop over to Eiglas to
see the ever so gorgeous baby Toby(Tobias)
and she has set you a challenge
with fab goodies to be won
including some of her digi stamps
and copics to colour them with......

There is also a lovely
digi stamp of Baby Toby
that you can use on your creations
as a freebie.

Ei's digi stamps can all be seen
over at Eiglassing.

Wednesday 9 February 2011

Crafty Creations .....three little words

Shelly has challenged us at
to create a project with 3 little words

This weeks sponsor
is Stef aka Glitterbabe
whom I'm sure many of you will know.
She has just opened the doors to her new store
so pop by and have a wee look!

I have used Basic Grey Kioshi papers
My image  Love apple tree
which I have paper pieced and Layered to give
Added our initials to the tree carving.
Added the sentiment,large apples and vines with a doodle.

One true love
of course is my husband Reuben......

So what are your 3 little words?
Come share them with us at

Tuesday 8 February 2011

So pleased....A win with Teddy Bo and Teddy Bea!

I was thrilled to discover that I won the
last Week!
If you haven't yet come across these adorable bears
go have a look!

These are a couple of really quick cards
that I made for a friends daughters using

This was the card I won with.....