Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Tree with a difference

 


This morning my Brother in law delivered some sprouts. He knows I love them, but hubby hates them. 

So we had some fun and decorated them for a laugh. We sent photos to the family who thought it could be the start of a new tradition in the Stark family!
There may be a competition next year, you never know.

I do think they cheer up the kitchen, so they will stay there till I have finally eaten them all.

Have a wonderful Christmas and take care.

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Passion for Markers

 


A reminder that Passion for Markers is having a Mega Christmas challenge

We have lots of lovely sponsors this challenge and inspiration from our team. 

Our theme is 

Anything goes

Our sponsors are

Dies to Die For - £15.00 voucher

 



Uniko Stamps - 1 stamp set (must be in stock)

 


Crafty Sentiments Designs - 3 digi images

 


Colour of Love Digis - 3 digi images

 


Leann's World 101 - 2 digi images

 


Dr Digi's HOS - 2 digi images

 


All Dressed Up - 2 digi images


We are looking forward to seeing all your wonderful creations. 

Merry Christmas.



Thursday, December 16, 2021

AYLI challenge

 


Welcome to AYLI challenge. This is the last challenge for this year, can you believe it!

We are sponsored by Lee Holand Designs


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

I love these Tim Holtz festive dies. They are elegant and a good size for cardmaking. 



I have also used Memory Box poinsettia die and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-


C.R.A.F.T. - Christmas the last stretch

Krafty Chics - CAS

Inspired By... - you I was inspired by Caroline IB#195. I loved the fresh colours  and CAS look for Christmas.

Little Red Wagon - do they know it's Christmas

The Papers Players - Merry Merlot, Shaded Spruce, Very vanilla (gold)

Hazelnuts Christmas - Christmas quick and easy

Crafty Catz - Christmas celebration

Crafter's Castle - anything goes

Lemon Shortbread -anything goes

Crafty Calendar - Christmas

Winter Wonderland - anything goes Christmas

The Holly and Ivy Christmas challenge - anything goes


Merry Christmas everyone

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Passion for Markers

 


Welcome to Passion for Markers Mega Christmas challenge. 
We have lots of lovely sponsors this time so pop over to see them all here and below

So now for the exciting bit – the prizes!

Dies to Die For are offering 1 lucky winner a £20.00 gift voucher

Dies to Die For logo

Uniko Stamps are offering 1 lucky winner 1 stamp set (must be in stock)

UnikoLogo

Dr Digi's House of Stamps are offering 1 lucky winner 2 digi images

Dr Digi's House of Stamps

Leann’s World 101 are offering 1 lucky winner 2 digi images

Crafty Sentiments Designs are offering 1 lucky winner 3 digi images

Colour of Love digis are offering 1 lucky winner 3 digi images

All Dressed Up stamps are offering 1 lucky winner 2 digi images

Our theme is:-

Anything goes

I have a card made for hubby for our anniversary (46 years). 


I have used an image from Birdie Brown PPear, Promarkers, 1st Edition papers, Glossy Accents, Marianne stitched circle die and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-











This challenge will run till 4th January 2022 with a maximum of 3 entries

There will be more inspiration in 2 weeks time with Team 1.
Looking forward to seeing all your creative makes.

Merry Christmas to all.


Thursday, December 02, 2021

Aud Sentiments challenge

 


Welcome to Aud Sentiments challenge. We are in December so the countdown to Christmas.

We are sponsored by 

Jan's Digi Stamps

Our theme is 

Christmas/Winter/New Year + A sentiment

I have used one of our sponsors image Brighten the holidays.
A fun image.


I have also used Promarkers, Docrafts papers, Sizzix squares and the rest from my stash.
I coloured the lights on the paper with Promarkers to match my image. 

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-




AYLi challenge

 



Can you believe we are on the countdown to the big day!

It is Squirell who is hosting this challenge this fortnight.


The sponsor of this challenge is



Lawn Fawn


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


I love poinsettia flowers, although in fact bracts. They just speak Christmas to me. They brighten up the house during the long winter months when very few other flowers are around. 


I have used Spelbinders star, Tim Holtz wreath and Marianne small poinsettia, Britannia Christmas sentiment. 

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-



Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Passion for Markers

 


Welcome to our new challenge on Passion for Markers. 
It is Linda who is hosting our challenge this week.

She has chosen 

Happy and Thankful 

as the theme.

Our sponsor is




with a prize of 3 digi images

I am using one of our sponsors image 'The Most Adorable Snowmen'


I also used Promarkers, Craft Creation papers, Stickles, Britannia 'Happy Christmas' die, X-Cut letters and snowflake dies and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into he following challenges:-




Thursday, November 18, 2021

Aud Sentiments challenge

 


Welcome to our new challenge at Aud Sentiments 

We have a very easy challenge this fortnight.

Anything goes
plus a sentiment

Aud Sentiments is sponsoring this challenge.

This is the card I made for my Grandson Finn's birthday. He is a big Star Wars and Mandalorian fan, so I made a slider card with Grogu in his pod.




I downloaded images from the internet and used Prromarkers to colour, Spellbinders stars and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-




AYLI Challenge

 


This fortnight it is Wilma who is hosting the AYLI challenge.

We are sponsored by



This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
Your Favourite: Dies or Stencils (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

I have only just started using stencils, so I am a novice. I love dies and use then constantly. Almost every card I make has some sort of die cut on it. I love the fantastic variety of dies available. I think I am adicted yo buying them. 


I have used a free stencil from a craft magazine, Tim Holtz distress inks, Britannia flower dies, The Works leaf and the rest from my stash. 


I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

Little Red Wagon - no patterned papers

Lemon Shortbread - anything goes

Crafter's Castle - anything goes

Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes

Colour It, Create it, Show it off - anything goes

Through the Craft Room Door -anything goes


Tuesday, November 09, 2021

Passion for Markers

 


This week Kitty is the host of our challenge on Passion for Markers

She has chosen the theme

3 of a Kind

We are sponsored by 




I am using their image 'Pippa'


I have also used Promarkers, DoCraft papers (very old), Moonstone flowers and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-











Thursday, November 04, 2021

Aud Sentiments challenge

 




We are sponsored by 



AYLI challenge

 


Here we are into November already, it has been a quick year.
AYLI has a new challenge today hosted by Lynne. 

We are sponsored by




This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
Your Favourite Circle Embelishment (eg buttons, gems, pearls, sequins) (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.


Circle embellishment are a big favourite. I love my circle dies as they are so useful to frame an image, but great for adding sentiments. Also I have a stash of sequins, brads, pearls and gems




I am using one of our sponsors images Cute Snowfriends.

I also used Promarkers, The Work Papers, Nellie Snellen border, LOTV sentiment, Marianne circle dies and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-
















Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Passion for Markers

 


Today it is Karen's turn to host the Passion for Markers challenge. 

She has chosen 

Flower Power 

as the new theme.

We are sponsored by 



with a prize of 2 digi images

I am using one of their images 'Flossie'


I also used Promarkers, Britannia flower dies, DCWV paper, Sizzix letters and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-











Saturday, October 23, 2021

Hearts



  I make a card for my Mother in Law every week. She is 92 and in a care home. Her home has been closed to visitors this week due to Covid, so it is even more important to send her a card to let her know we are always thinking of her. I enclose photographs each week of her Great Grandchildren to keep her in touch how they are growing. 

This week I was inspired by the sketch on Inspired By...

I have used DoCraft papers, Intricut Sentiment, X-Cut hearts, Sizzix squares and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

Inspired By... - sketch

Crafty Cats - anything goes opt add some layers

Crafty Creations - anything goes



Thursday, October 21, 2021

Aud Sentiments challenge

 




Welcome to a new Aud Sentiments challenge.

We are sponsored this fortnight by

Scrapper's Delights


Our theme is 

Use a Christmas Sentiment

I am using one of our sponsors images Chibi Holly Coco



I also used Promarkers, The Works papers,  a free NOEL die from Simply Cards and papercraft mag, Sizzix squares and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-






DT call for Aud Sentiments
We are looking for new team members. if you are interested put Dt Call after your name on your challenge entry