Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Another post tonight. The weather here is abismal, we have heavy snow, freezing temperatures and strong winds making blizzard conditions and it is set to continue. Where has spring gone???
Its a good excuse to craft, who needs an excuse...

This is the card I made for a friend who has just become a gran for the second time.
I used Craft Creations paper, Popcorn bear image, Promarkers, Nesties, Cuttlebug Dots, X-Cut punch and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges -
My Time to Craft - New baby
Pink Elephant - pastels
Create 4 Fun - Brown, cream & Pink

I made this card for a colleague. I used this Penny Black stamp 'dressed up'. I love this stamp it is great for male cards.
I used PB image, DCWV papers, Promarkers, Nesties, Sizzlets alphabet and Dovecraft brads.
I am entering this card into the following challenge -

I made Easter bags for the family instead of Easter Eggs . I used Harold duck digital image by Delightful Designs AI factory and Whimsie Doodles, papers are DCWV. I am entering this into -
Charisma cardz - Spring has Sprung
Cute card Thursday challenges - dimensions

Sunday, March 28, 2010

I was asked to make a baby card for a girl. It was lovely to use nice pastel colours.
I used DCWV papers, Messy rabbit image, Nesties, Martha Stewart & Sizzlet punches, Promarkers and Liquid Pearls.
I am entering this card into the following challenges -
Colour Create - Pastel colours

What a surprise, I made the top 3 in the Prairie Fairy challenge this week. I so delighted to have had my card picked. It was a colour challenge and I chose purple and yellow. I can now show this logo on my side panel. I will be back later with a card I hope.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

My hubby asked for a retirement card for a colleague and could I make something with a Boys Brigade logo on it. So this is what I came up with.

I used the sketch from
Papertake Weekly, Nesties, Cuttlebug Dots, Promarkers, See D's sentiments, Whispas ink pad and the rest from my stash.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

My first card this week as I was away for a short break. Hubby and I had a lovely weekend in London. I just love the buzz of London but only for a short time as we always try to fit in so much and end up exhausted.
I made this card using the Penny Black sketch and the image I received from Mandy in her candy, called Crossing Bridges. I usedPromarkers, Nesties, Woodware, McGill, Martha Stewart and X-Cut punches, PM papers, Cuttlebug Dots, Liquid Pearls and the rest from my stash.
I am entering this card into the following challenges -
Penny Black - sketch
Allsorts - Spring in the air
Passion for Promarkers - Spring + animals
Prairie fairy - Yellow & Purple
Lexi's creations - Easter theme

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

I used this lovely image from Bugaboo stamps. This is the sketch for their challenge this week too. A very quick card to make, I used Bugaboo image, Chalks, Promarkers/Copics, Glossy Accents, Martha Stewart punch, liquid pearls and DCWV paper.
I ma entering this card into -
Bugaboo - sketch
Pink Elephant - Spring

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

This is a commissioned card that I used Mojo Monday sketch for. This card also fits the One Stop Challenge spots & dots, Creative card Crew going dotty
I used DCWV papers, Nesties, Copic/Promarkers, My minds eye ribbon and some chalks.

I have had a very busy day, so a quick post tonight or maybe two. It has been more hurry less speed, I seem to be making a lot of silly mistakes in my hurry.
This is my first tent card and I enjoyed making it.
I used DCWV papers, Nesties, Digital Delights Barnaby bunny (my prize from winning the Truly Scrumptious challenge), McGill, Martha Stewart, Woodware & X-Cut punches, Copics/Promarkers
and liquid Pearls.
I am entering this card into the following challenges -
Cut card Thursday - celebrations (Easter)
Charisma cradz - butterflies
Totally Papercrafts - Things with wings

Sunday, March 14, 2010

I hope all Mums have had a lovely Mother's Day. I certainly have, albeit busy but thats the way I like it. Hubby gave me some more Promarkers to boost my collection.
My card is using one of Ruth's images at Passion for Stamps.
The doily is from Mandy's candy. I used Promarkers, Nesties, X-cut flower punch, liquid pearls, Cuttlebug dots, DCWV paper, beads, ribbon & charm from my stash.
I am entering this into the following challenges -
Paper cutz - anything goes

Thursday, March 11, 2010

This little pup is free with Craft Stamper this month. He is one of Janet's stamps from Pink Gem
I couldn't resist using him for her new challenge blog.

I used the puppy stamp coloured with Promarkers, Nesties, Woodware, X-Cut, Martha Stewart & McGill punches, Sentiment is part of Daisy & Dandelion, PM rub on's, the papers were with a Popcorn Bear kit from many years ago.

I am entering this card into Gem of a challenge using their sketch.
and Crafty Creations -Make your own flowers
C.R.A.F.T. - citrus

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Today I made a card with a Mo Manning digital image. She has so many cute images just begging to be coloured.
I used the sketch from Saturday Sketchers, Mo's image, Nesties, DCWV papers, Copics/Promarkers, Martha Stewart & Fiskers punches.
I am entering this card into the following challenges -
Stamp Something - Something girlie

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Introducing Pip another of Ruth's digital images just released. I made this card with the sketch from Mojo Monday and kept it simple since it is a boy card.
I used DCWV papers, Ruth's image, Cuttlebug embossing folder, Promarkers/Copics.
I am entering this into the following challenges -
Allsorts - Just for Men
Sew Many Challenges - Lets hear it for the boys

A lovely fresh pastel card. It must be the lovely sunny days that have inspired me.
I was off work today and had a bit of time to craft and then see my little Grandson and Daughter for lunch, in all a good day.
My card was made with DCWV papers, Nesties, Sizzix splats, digital image from Motivet, coloured with Copics/Promarkers, Woodware flower punch, Liquid Pearls, Kars pearls, Sea of Sky stamp, and Dovecraft brads.
I am entering this into the following challenges -

Monday, March 08, 2010

WOW look what I got last week. My Mother-in-Laws card was chosen for one of the top 5 favourites in the Allsorts challenge. I am so delighted. I even get a blinkie for my side bar.

There are a few challenges this week for the theme of green, so I just had to put this card into them. It is a simple card, not a lot to it really.

I used Laura Ashley papers and stamps, the sentiment is part of a Popcorn stamp, inked edges are Whipas inkpad mossy stone, and Cuttlebug swirl embossing folder.

I am entering this into the following challenges -

Quixotic Challenge - Leave it out (leaves)

Prairie fairy - lucky green