Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Top Tip Tuesday


Today it is myself that is hosting the Top Tip Tuesday Challenge and we  have a great sponsor and theme. 
We have a lovely sponsor Bunny Zoe's crafts with a £10 gift voucher prize.

Our challenge is a favourite of mine

Use Rubber Stamps Only

I have used a cute Lily Of the Valley stamp. I used a grey in pad instead of black to soften the image.



I coloured my image with Promarkers and layered onto DCWV papers. I used a Spellbinders border & Nesties, X-Cut and Woodwware punches, Stickles and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges - 



Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Top Tip Tuesday



Can you believe it is February already? It is time for another Top Tip Tuesday challenge.
We have lovely sponsor this time



 Our theme is 
Your favouite colour combo

I have used Baby Aurora, from our sponsor, a sweet image using a lovely colour combo of pastel pink and blue.




I also used Promarkers, Nesties, Free papers from a mag and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this into the following challenges:-




Tuesday, January 20, 2015


Today we have Brenda hosting our new challenge and Deneen with a tutorial for a new technique.


Our sponsor is Hannah Lynn


Our Challenge is :-

Something New
I opted for a new baby card. I love making this type of card. 




I have used a Popcorn stamp, Nesties, Sizzix hearts, Dovecraft papers, Promarkers and the rest from my stash. I am entering this card into the following challenges:-



Come and join us and check out my teamies designs. 

Monday, January 12, 2015

I am going to be a better blogger this year. Last year was not  particularly good year for me. So I am going to be more positive this year and make a bigger effort to do more on the blog front. I am getting ahead with family cards for this year. This is for my sister-in-law's birthday next month. 




I have used an IndigoBlu sentiment (first time inked), New papers from The Works only £2 for  pack of 32, Memory Box leaves, Nesties and Marianne flower dies.

I am entering this card into the following challenges :-


Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Happy New Year


A Happy New Year to all. I hope this will be a good year with plenty of cheer. It is Top Tip Tuesday's first challenge of the year and it is a good one hosted by Samantha. We have a lovely sponsor...



Our challenge is 

Keep it Simple
A nice easy start to the year.

I have made a very simple card, it is a great design for a card in a hurry.


I have used a sentiment from Rainbow Echo designs, Cuttlebug embossing folder & Sizzix stars.

Pop over to see my other team members designs for inspiration.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-






Tuesday, December 23, 2014


Well Christmas is almost here, I hope you are all organised. There is always a Christmas card  forget, so it is handy to have a few extra at hand. 

Today at Top Tip Tuesday we have a lovely challenge-

Make your own

I have used a charming Bugaboo image Christmas Rocking Horse
Bugaboo is or sponsor this time.



My make your own are my holly leaves. I hand cut them and edged them with a silver pen. I coloured this image with Promarkers, My Minds Eye papers,Stickles, Nesties, Tonic edge punch. 

I am entering this card into the following challenges-


Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Top Tip Tuesday

This fortnight on Top Tip Tuesday we have 

Photobucket

as our sponsor

Our challenge is to 

Take Inspiration from Something in your Home

I have been inspired by one of my sons guitars.


Here is my card




I made this for my son's birthday.

I used a LOTV image, Papermania papers, Sizzix music notes, Promarkers and Woodware stars.

I am entering tis card into the following challenges:-


Tuesday, November 25, 2014


It is my turn to host the Top Tip Tuesday challenge. This fortnight our theme is

Buttons or Bows

Our sponsor is 

Sponsor and Prize

I have used one of Zlatoena's images on my card. 



I also used Nit Wit papers from LOTV, Stickles, Memory Box stars, Spellbinders border, Promarkers and the rest from my stash.

 I am entering this card into the following challenges:-



                                I hope you can join the fun this time at Top Tip Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014



Bettina is hosting our challenge this fortnight. 
Today we are introducing you to some new team members. We have a tutorial from our guest designer Nic, Coops Cluttered Corner.

Our sponsor is



Our theme is :-

use  3 or more papers

I have made a male birthday card in neutral tones.


I used LOTV image amd sentimment, Promarkers, Docrafts Wellington papers, Nesties and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card for the following challenges:-


You need to pop over to Top Tip Tuesday to see all the news. 


Sunday, November 09, 2014


This is a very apt card for remembrance day. Lovely red poppies. I was in London last weekend just to go and see the poppies at the Tower of London. It was a worth while experience, very humbling, and a trip never to be forgotten. It's a long journey for us but we had the luxury of 1st class rail travel and a lovely hotel. I love the buzz of London but only for a few days at a time. Now back to work and looking forward to Christmas.




I have used Memory Box poppy die, LOTV papers, Spellbinder dies, Tim Holtz distressing inks, liquid Pearls and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges :-


Thursday, November 06, 2014


It's cold here and raining heavily so time for crafting in a cosy room. 
I've been busy making Christmas cards but a had a break for this commisioned card. 




I used the sketch from Mojo Monday.
My VW camper van is a download coloured with Promarkers. The lettering is X-Cut, I can't remember what the papers are.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-



Tuesday, October 28, 2014


Good morning and welcome to another Top Tip Tuesday challenge. 
Today we have a lovely sponsor 



Our challenge is:-

Chevrons 

I have made a card suitable for a male recipient.

It is a simple design but effective, no need for lots of embellishing.



I have used Prima papers, X-Cut letter die, Sizzix zig zag border die cut into chevrons

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-