Thursday, September 03, 2015

Aud Sentiments


I am excited to be one of the newest members of the Aud Sentiments DT. This is my first sample card for the team and I hope it comes up to the required standard.
I am using an image from the Paper Shelter our sponsor this time.




The theme this fortnight is:-

Fall Fun + a sentiment

My card using Autumn  leaves. 


I have used Promarkers, Spellbinders border, Woodware leaves & Do Craft papers.


Thursday, August 27, 2015

As You Like It

As You Like It Challenge

As You Like It welcomes you back for another new challenge.

This time our sponsor is:-

Sweet & Sassy Stamps
Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps

Our theme is 

Your Favourite layout and why.

I use the layout below regularly. I find it is a pleasing layout even when it is rotated. It cab easily be embellished to make it look different.



I have used LOTV stamp and papers, Promarkers, Nesties, Sizzix letters, Memory Box numbers and a Spellbindes border die.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-


Tuesday, August 25, 2015

I have a friend retiring this week from work. I made this card using the Less Is More sketch. I have not had much time lately to play along with this challenge which I love. 




I have used Cuttlebug Dots, Hot of the Press papers, Marianne flowers and small leaves die, Britannia Crafts large leaf die and Spellbinder scallop border.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-




Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Guest Deisgner

I was lucky to win a guest designer spot on Inky Impressions Challeng blog. I have used Marleigha and her reindeer and sentiment.
I enjoyed colouring this lovely image. It is perfect for little girls Christmas card.





I have used the image and sentiment linked above, Promarkers, Stickles, Memory Box stars, Nesties, LOTV papers, Memory Box birds.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-




Thursday, August 13, 2015

As You Like It


As You Like It Challenge

This fortnight As You Like It has a lovely new challenge and sponsor. 

First our sponsor is:-



Our challenge is :-

Your 2 favourite embellishments and why?

My two favourites are ribbons & flowers, why, they can be as big or small as you like for different effects.

In my card I have used small flowers to embellish the hearts.



I used a Penny Black image, Promarkers, Tonic border punch, X Cut hearts, LOTV papers, Woodware flower punch & Stickles.

I am entering this card into the following challenges :-



Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Top Tip Tuesday


Top Tip Tuesday

This is a very sad day. It has been decided that this will be the final challenge on Top Tip Tuesday. I have had lots of fun creating as a DT member of this blog and it has been a pleasure working with so many talented designers. It has also been a great joy to see all your creations and read all your wonderful tips you have shared with us over the years. 

We have an abundance of sponsors and prizes
 for this last challenge so please check them out here.

Our theme is:-

Ribbons & Pearls





I have used Sizzix hearts & trellis dies, Woodware flower punch, Marianne leaf and Memory Box fern, X-Cut butterflies and the rest from stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges :-




Thursday, July 30, 2015


As You Like It Challenge

Lovely to see all your favourite colours and why.
This time As You Like It challenge would like to see if your favourite is
Fur or Feathers and why?
Our sponsor is 



 My favourte is fur, why?

I do like our feathered friends, but I prefer the cuddly furry variety. Nothing nicer than cuddling up with a dog on a cold winters night in front of a roaring fire.


I have used a Robyn's Fetish digi Puppy Paws, Promarkers, Nesties and circle punches, the papers are from Do Crafts.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-




Tuesday, July 21, 2015



Can you believe 2 weeks have passed already! Loads of fabulous entries last time.
Anyway this fortnight Top Tip Tuesday have Kenny K as our sponsor

 

Our Challenge is :- Bigo Board,  pick a line


So much choice. I have used Kenny K image Present Surprise




This is a lovely image to colour. I have used Kraft, Pearls and Ribbon.

I also used Promarkers, Nesties, Fancy Pants Design papers and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-


Come and join the fun.

Thursday, July 16, 2015


I have exciting news today. I have been invited to join the As You Like It DT.
So this is my first challenge sample with them.
This challenge blog has some fabulous designers and lovely challenge ideas. 

This challenge As You Like It sponsor is



This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using
your Favourite Single Colour (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

My favoute colour is BLUE and why? My daughter has the most beautiful blue eyes and when she was a little girl I would often dress her in blue dresses. Now as a grown woman she still favours blue.

I have a CAS card and bag. Very simple with lovely shades of blue bows.


I am entering this project into the following challenges:-


Tuesday, July 07, 2015


Today it is Brenda who is hosting our challenge.

Our sponsor this fortnight is ...



Our challenge is very topical

Summer Fun

I have used a LOTV cute image. Picking daisies is one of those summer past times of my childhood. It was lovely to sit in the sun and make daisy chains and see who could make the longest. I wonder if children still do this now?



I also used Promarkers, Woodware daisy and leaf punch, LOTV papers, green crotchet twine and pearls. 

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-




Come and join in the fun.


Tuesday, June 23, 2015

    Tuesday 23d June 2015
   Name That Tune Challenge


Elaine here this fortnight to host the Top Tip Tuesday challenge. I have just come back from a wonderful holiday in Austria, refreshed and ready to get back to my craft room. 


Our sponsor this challenge is:-

Sponsor and Prize
And an awesome prize of 



Stamp and Create is an on-line store based in the US. We ship worldwide with reasonable shipping prices.
We specialize in Rubber Stamps and Scrapbook supplies. Some of the companies we carry are: Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber Stamps, High Hopes Rubber Stamps, Whiff of Joy, The Greeting Farm, Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, Stampavie, Whimsy Stamps, Emerald Faeries, Basic Grey, My Mind's Eye, Echo Park, Ribbon, Charms, embellishments, dies, and more!


Our Challenge is:-


Name That Tune 

Inspired by a song


Deneen has a fantastic tutorial I'm sure you will all enjoy. 


My card is using the song - Travelling Light
It is a little reminiscent of our Austrian holiday.




I used an image from Digi Stamp Boutique hiker, Becky's Place boot image,  Promarkers, Nesties, Docrafts papers, Memory Box clouds and the rest from my stash.

Come and join the fun this fortnight, I can't wait to see these song titles.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

One Stitch at a Time - anything goes with Men
Creative Inspirations - Male Creations
Craft Your Passion - anything goes