Wednesday 29 June 2011

Crafty Creations...Thank you!

It's that time of year in Scotland -
We break for summer tomorrow, so all sun
dances or rituals most welcome!

Crafty Creations has a handy
Thank You challenge this week.

Between our 3 kids we had 8 teachers presents
to come up with. So they had to be fast and inexpensive.
The glass candle holders were 50p each in Morrisons....

Mrs Lamont was Calebs teacher this year
she has been wonderful for him -
school is a bit of an inconvenience for Caleb!!!
Gets in the way of bug hunting....

The tags were made using my

Hope was there on hand to
"help out"

Lots of fab thank you creations
to inspire from the team this week
pop by for a look and we'd love you to join us!

Friday 24 June 2011

Polka Doodles...stashbox stamp challenge!

At Polka Doodles this week
its a stashbox stamps challenge.
The Dt are digging out their rubber stamps
by other designers to work alongside
Polka Doodles products.

I have gone for a cute
Ladybird Tilda image.
Perfect for this weeks
Red,White and Blue challenge.

Background paper is Creative Christmas cd.

Flowers embellishments
Back to Nature (Flowers)

Just added a little doodling
and some glaze.

Come play at Polka doodles -
and pop by to see what the rest of the DT
have been upto!

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Crafty Creations....sparkle!

Over at Crafty Creations the challenge is SPARKLE
unfortunately there were not enough
hours in the week to use one of this weeks sponsor images

So I settled on the very marvelous
Bea bear for my sparkley
New Baby card.....

Come play at
and you could win a fab prize from

Monday 20 June 2011

Lots of love!....

A few of the cards I have been
asked to make recently!
I seem to be surrounded by
Weddings, Anniversaries and baby
cards at the moment.....

Ruby Wedding using my
Thistle cross image,
coloured with promarkers,
Basic Grey dp,wooden lock
lovely ribbon from local craft shop.

First Wedding Anniversary card.
I love this Michelle Perkett image!

Coloured with Promarkers,
dps all odds from off cut box.

flowers made by me using Nellie Snellen
punch and sprayed with Cosmic Shimmer.

It's a baby girl.....

Lastly a baby girl card.
I have to say I never tire of the easel format.
Lots of dps all from oddments box.
Cute elephant by......will look this up.

Prima flowers and some sticky pearls.

Friday 17 June 2011

Polkadoodles winner blog hop.....

So sorry this post is sooooo late.
I am having real problems with my computer at the
moment, so big appologies!

My stop winner for the blog hop is

Congratulations! Please e-mail me your address
and I will pop your prize in the post A.S.A.P.

Thanks to everyone that played along!

Wednesday 15 June 2011

Crafty Creations......Just Imagine

Juelmarie has set her first challenge
and it's just Imagine

We are welcoming
for the first time as sponsor.

I have used one of her fun images
coloured with Copics and Sakura.
WE R Memory Keepers dp
and chip stickers.

Come play at Crafty Creations
What do you imagine?

Tuesday 14 June 2011


One of my new digi's

Loved making this card shame the photo is rubbish
but its away now no no chance
of another one.

Coloured with Promarkers, Sakura, 
We are Memory Keepers dp,
Martha Styewart punches....

Has anyone seen the ad
Papercrafting Essentials this month?
Keep your eyes peeled there are more top came!

Monday 13 June 2011

Hope turns 4 ....a few photos to share

I can't believe my smallest
Hope turned 4 on Saturday.
So its been a weekend of fun
and lots of girly things......
she is very unlike her Mum that way.

We had a great girls day at the Bear Factory
on Friday with her best friends
Poppy and Esther.
Then off to Dobbies for lunch -
it really was a lovely day.

Followed with a great family
Bar-b-que on Saturday - can't
be beaten!
Just a few photo's to share.....

Sunday 12 June 2011

Polkadoodles blog hop.....

If you are looking for the blog hop and all those wonderful prizes...
you will find it here!
Extended for a week due to blogger problems.....

Friday 10 June 2011

Polka Doodles.....Something for Dad.

Ruth has set the challenge this week...
Something for Dad or a male relative!

I have used the very marvelous
By Polka Doodles to create
my toolbox card.

The toolbox happily stands itself
but I wanted to combine it with the
lovely Woodgrain card
that I bought in my local craft shop.

Pop over to Polka doodles
to find out all the winners
from the fab blog hop challenge.
The Blog hop winners themselves will
be anounced asap after they are drawn
on Sunday!

Wednesday 8 June 2011

Somewhere over the rainbow....Crafty Creations

Peggy has set a wonderful challenge
this week at Crafty Creations.
Based on the Wizard of Oz song
Somewhere over the rainbow.......

My sentiment is
Live your dreams and to me it sums
up the song and the film.

The very wonderful Whimsy stamps
are this weeks sponsor.

Coloured with Promarkers/Sakura.
Basic Grey papers, fabric flowers
and handmade foliage/butterflies.

We always look forward to visiting your
Creations for the
Crafty Creations Challenge!
Where does your rainbow lead you......

Friday 3 June 2011

Polkadoodles Stashbox stamp challenge......something secret!

Thanks to everyone who has entered our blog hop so far.
It was decided only fair to extend the deadline
due to all the blogger issues to give
everyone a fair chance at the prizes -
So there is still time!

This week at Polka Doodles
Boss Nikky set the challenge and it is
Something Secret.

Mine is a wee secret message hiden behind my

It's a Stash box stamp challenge....
I wanted to use this little gorgeous girl - my first outing with her.
Coloured with Promarkers.

Papers and elements from Paper Boutique Vol 1,
Sundae of Seasons and some lovely
East of India printed ribbon.

and share in the teams secrets!
We'd love to know some of yours.....

Thursday 2 June 2011

Fetch a Sketch...look what Ruth and Jenny...

Oooooo look what Ruth and Jenny are up to.......
Coming soon to a blog near you - a brand new bi-weekly sketch challenge blog!

Pre launch blog candy giveaway from Monday 13 June

LAUNCH DATE: Monday 27 June at 9am GMT

Penguin babies....

I was asked to create a
penguin card for a 60th
and look what I found!

How adorable are they?
This beautiful image
comes from
She has some very lovely images.

Coloured with Promarkers
Basic Grey paper with some stickles,
alphas on acetate so picture can be kept.

Wednesday 1 June 2011

Crafty Creations - Colour challenge

Bernie has challenged
us to use
Pink and Orange
this week at Crafty Creations

We welcome
this week and I have used
their fun Hula Hooping hamster image....

I have combined it with the
fab and appropriate papers from
We R Memory Keepers
Hoopla Collection!

come share your

Stitchy Bear Stamps store - free bundle with purchase over$10

This months free bundle of
digi stamps and papers at SBS are...
a picnic/party theme!

I created the trees to have your picnic under.
I have other new designs in store recently including
and my special this month
for only 99c is New Shoes

Have a coffee and a browse-
there are always loads of great new
designs to see at SBS.