Saturday, 18 October 2014

Tag It

Good Morning,

It looks like we might be in for another nice day today after the beautiful warm and sunny one yesterday, fingers crossed.  I have my two youngest granddaughters coming to stay tomorrow then I can take them to school on Monday as my youngest son and his wife are in Amsterdam for the weekend while my DIL runs in the Amsterdam Marathon  (the girls are with their other grandparents tonight)

Anyway we have a new challenge for you today over on My Time to Craft where this week our challenge is:

Tag It
(We want to see your tags, but NOT attached to cards etc.)

Tag Recipe

Base tag - Craftwork Cards
Preceious Bells die - Memorey Box
Poinsettia die - Marianne dies
Foiliage die - Memory Box
Small pine cones - Recycled from some Christmas Crackers
White raffia, white ribbon, Glamour Dust

Challenges Entered:

Kitty Bee Designs - Dies and/or punches

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Tags, Bags, Boxes

Good Morning,

We have a new challenge starting over on Fab'n'Funky today where our sponsor this week is:

Stitchy Bear's Digi Outlet

Who are offering a fab $10 to spend in store

Our challenge this week is brought to you by our lovely leader Judith and she has chosen:

(with an optional twist of tags, bags and boxes)

The team were lucky enough to have images from our sponsor to play with

For my card I used the image Skating Santa available HERE

Colouring Medium - Copics
Tag - Craftwork Cards
Snowflake Die - Spellbinders
Charm, Pearl, Glamour Dust, Ribbon

Saturday, 11 October 2014


Good Morning,

Quick post from me this morning showing my DT card for My Time to Craft where this week the challenge is:

Any project featuring an image of Santa

Card Recipe:

Image & Centiment - Lili of the Valley
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - My Mind's Eye
Ivy Die - Joanna Sheen
Santa Charm - All About Beads
Ribbon, Glamour Dust

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Blue Christmas

Good Morning,

Well here we are Wednesday once again so time for a new challenge at Fab'n'Funky, thanks first of all to everyone who entered our challenge last week, some gorgeous Christmas projects, please take the time to have a look at the challenge blog to see if you are a winner.

On now to this week's challenge which is brought to us by our lovely Wendy with a theme of:

Anything with Ribbon

which ties in nicely with our great sponsor this week

Card Recipe

Image - LOTV Christmas Art Pad
Papers - LOTV
Silver Snowflakes - All About Beads
Ribbon, Stickles, Sentiment

Challenges Entered:

Holly Jolly Christmas - Anything Christmas
The Ribbon Girls - Glitz and Dazzle

Saturday, 4 October 2014


Good Morning,

I have a card to share today for my DT card at My Time to Craft, our challenge this week is:

Die Cuts Only

For my card I used the Crafters Companion Die'sire Die "O'Holy Night" backed with some blue paper added Glamour Dust, and a sentiment by LOTV.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Christmas for a Child

Well here I am with my second post of the day, as it is the first of the month it's time for a new challenge over on Sparkles Christmas Challenge where this month our challenge is brought to you by our lovely teamie Helen P and she has chosen to challenge us to make a Christmas project:

For a Child

We have a great sponsor for you this month:

with a choice of price 2 dies or 1 die and 1 stamp

Card Recipe

Image - Di's Digis
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - My Mind's Eye and stash
Stocking Charm - All About Beads
Sentiment - LOTV
Ribbon, Glamour Dust

Challenges Entered:

Holly Jolly Christmas - Anything Christmas Goes
C.R.A.F.T. - Add a Charm
Creative Knockouts - Charming


Good Morning,

Hope everyone is well and enjoying some of this lovely late summer warmth and sunshine.  

We had a lovely evening out last night at the Manchester Palace Theatre where we went to see Jersey Boys, it was really good and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Now onto our new challenge over on Fab'n'Funky where our challenge this week has been set by our lovely Dawn with a challenge of:


We have the fabulous Paper Shelter as our sponsors this week and the DT were lucky enough to have images and papers to play with.

Card Recipe:

Image - "Fly Pumpkins Fly" - Paper Shelter
Backing Paper - Paper Shelter
Colouring Medium - Promarkers and Copics

I coloured the image and cut each piece out and stamped spooky in the corner frame.

Challenges Entered:

2cuteinkchallenges - Halloween
QKR Stampede - Pumpkins