Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Paper and Such Giveaway

Paper and Such are having a HUGE giveaway with lots of chances to enter, Hop on over HERE for your chance to enter :)

Monday, January 30, 2012

Check out this lot of yummyness Liva is offering.....


Liva is offering this amazing candy to one lucky follower, hop on over to her blog HERE to check out her fab creations and enter :)

Pretty in Pink Magnolia Card


Materials Used:
Magnolia "King Tilda" Stamp (coloured with ProMarkers)
Magnolia Princess Crown Paper
Scroll Lace MS Edge Punch and Woodware Leaf Punch
Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts
other bits - gingham paper,gems,buttons,ribbon - all from my stash


I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:
Cute Card Thursday - You're A Gem
Moving Along With The Times - Blooming Marvellous
Charisma Cardz Challenge - Pretty in Pink 
Crafts and Me - Pink and Sparkly

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Swirls and Pearls @ The Paper Shelter


Materials:
The Paper Shelter Digi Stamp (coloured with ProMarkers)
Dotty Paper from Papermania Henbury Lane pack
Tim Holtz "Swirls" Embossing Folder
Nellie Snellen Scalloped Circle Die and Circle Nestie Die
Sentiment,pearls and ribbon from my stash

I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:
The Paper Shelter - Pearls and Swirls
I ♥ ProMarkers - Purple and Pink
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays - Die-Cuts (nellie snellen scalloped cirle and Circle Nestabilitie die with my Cuttlebug)
Crazy 4 Challenges - A Childs Birthday Card

Monday, January 23, 2012

Crafty Cardmakers #60 (Dt Card) - Use Beads

Our challenge this time at Crafty Cardmakers is hosted by Jack and she would like to see beads used. You can make a project using just beads or use them as embellishments on something you make. The important thing is that beads are there for all to see.Our sponsors for this challenge are:
 

We are kindly sponsored for this challenge by The Stampman (and Lady of course!) who are ofering the winner a £10 voucher for their store, you can spend this online, in the shop or if you're lucky enough to see them at a show! They have a ton of items in store, enough to tickle any crafty taste bud. and another of our new Sponsors Di's Digi Downloads $10 Gift Voucher



Here is my card......



For my card I have used a House Mouse stamp coloured with ProMarkers. The glitter heart paper is from a Country Companions paper pack. I have added white beads to the centre of my paper flowers,also I have added lots of tiny little yellow beads to the heads of some of the flowers in my main image. I have used my MS border punch on the red card and a cuttlebug embossing folder on the green card. Flowers,beads and heart mini buttons all from my stash
I would like to enter my card for the following challenges:
2 Sisters Challenge - Embossing
Craft Your Passion - Colour Bingo (green,red,yellow)
Crafters Companion Monthly Challenge - Love Is In The Air
Creative Card Crew - Seeing Red
Cupcake Craft Challenge - All You Need Is Love
Crafty Creations - Valentines Theme
Dream Valley Challenge - Animals
Paper Creations Ink - Love/Romance
Papertake Weekly - Buttons,bows,bling and blooms (use any or all)
Penny Black and More - Love and Hearts
Simply Create Too - Love Is In The Air
The Stamp Man Challenge - Use Red

Gone Fishin'


I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:
CLP Challenge - Sketch
Pollycraft Monday Challenge - BINGO (buttons,pollycraft image and punches)
Paperplay Challenge - Ribbon,every which way!
Party Time Tuesday - Happy Birthday
Card Makin Mamas - Something Old (old papers and ribbon)
Crazy 4 Challenges - A Child's Birthday Card
Creative Craft Challenge - The Colour Blue
Papertake Weekly - Buttons,bows,bling and blooms (use any or all)
The Crafty Pad - Something For The Boys

Friday, January 20, 2012

Olivia's Birthday Card


I was asked to make a birthday card for my friends Niece's 1st birthday,apparently she loves dogs so this Mo Manning image was perfect :) I got a new Martha Stewart punch and Marianne Desgins paper pack today, so I was delighted with an excuse to put them to use.

I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:
DP2 Challenge - Stitching (real or faux)
Card Makin Mamas - New Year or New Goodies (new MS punch and new Marianne Designs paper pack)
DYSU Challenge - Patterned Paper
I ♥ Promarkers - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Buttons,bows,bling and blooms(use any or all)
Party Time Tuesday - Happy Birthday
Pile It On - Fuzzy Friends
Sparkles Forum Challenge - New Crafty Goodies (new MS punch and new papers)

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Sassy Birthday


I would like to enter my card for the following challenges:
Dare To Be Sassy - Let's Celebrate!
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge - Ribbons and Buttons
I ♥ Promakers - Anything Goes
My Mums Craft Shop Challenge - Fave Colour Combo (pink and purple)
One Stop Craft Challenge - On The Spot and Ribbon
Papertake Weekly - Buttons,bows,bling and blooms
Party Time Tuesday - Happy Birthday
Paper Sundaes - Fave Past Challenge (#100-Celebrate)

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Nutcrafters Challenge #10 - Anything Goes

This week's challenge at Nutcrafters is Anything Goes nice and simple. Remember your card or project must have a Nutcrafters image on it to qualify for the prize.

This weeks fabulous prize for the lucky winner of Challenge 10 is a £10 gift voucher to spend in the Nutcrafters shop.


For my card I have used this adorable Diddle Diddle Dumpling stamp from the new Nursery Rhymes Collection. I have paper pieced his shirt,bed clothes and some of the clothes on his messy floor lol I also found my pack of Tim Holtz tags that I had forgotten all about and found the perfect one to match this image :)

I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Anything Goes 
I ♥ Promarkers - Anything Goes
One Stitch At A Time - Anything Goes
Truely Scrumptious - Something Forgotten (tim holtz tag)
Totally Gorjuss - Be A Star

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Fairy Happy Birthday

I had a little parcel arrive today in the mail yay!! I have been trying so hard not to buy much lately cos I'm broke but I counldn't resist some of the bargains at Quixotic Paperie recently.

Here is 3 of the new items that arrived today that I have used to make my card.......

My Bargains
Mo Manning - Birthday Fairy Lee - £2.98
 Marianne D Creatables , Lace - £5.96
 Basic Grey - Marjolaine - 6x6 Paper Pad - £3.00

Here is my card.....
I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:
DP2 Challenge - Clean and Simple (with Mo Manning stamp)
The ABC Challenge - H for Happy Birthday
Card Makin Mamas - New Stash (new stamp,papers and die-shown above)
My Mums Craft Shop Challenge - Here Come The Girls
One Stitch At A Time - Anything Goes
One Stop Craft Challenge - Spots and Ribbon
Sparkles Forum Challenge - New Crafty Goodies (new stamp,papers and die-shown above)
Paper Sundaes - Fave Past Challenge (#100-Celebrate)

Sunday, January 15, 2012

House Mouse Valentines Day Card


Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge -Use Something New (New house mouse stamp,new sentiment stamp and new heart buttons)
Lets Ink It Up - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Spots and/or Stripes
Sweet Stampin Challenge - All That Glitters
Penny Black and More - Love and Hearts
Pile It On - Fuzzy Friends
Sentimental Sundays - Ribbon (and sentiment)
Sparkles Forum Challenge - New Crafty Goodies (new sentiment stamp,new house mouse stamp and new heart buttons)
Challenge Up Your Life - Bingo (ribbon,buttons and die-cuts)
House Mouse and Friends Challenge - New (new love,new stamp)
Paper Creations Ink - Die-cuts and/or Punches

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Cupid Tilda


This is going to be my Hubby's Valentines Day card.....shhhhh don't tell him lol


I would like to enter my card for the following challenges:
Just Magnolia - Sketch
Crafters Companion Challenge - Love Is In The Air
Creative Craft Challenges - Resolutions (to let the people close to me know i love them more)
Dream Valley Challenges - Anything Goes
Karen's Doodles Challenge - Valentines/Love
Lets Ink It Up - Anything Goes
My Mums Craft Shop Challenge - Here Come The Girls
Passion For ProMarkers - Inspired By A Song (Stupid Cupid)
Simply Create Too - Layers,layers and more layers
Stampin For The Weekend - Out With The Old (old papers,lace,brads and dies)
Sweet Stampin Challenge - All That Glitters
The Crazy Challenge - Lace and/or Pearls
Sketchy Colours - Purple and Grey

Thursday, January 12, 2012

FORE!!!


Materials:
Image - Stamp from Debbie Moore (coloured with ProMarkers)
Papers - Forever Friends Retro Male Pack
Bits and Bobs - White Craftwork Cards Card Candy,silver nailheads,green ribbon,golf club charm

I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:
CES Challenge - Anything Goes
Dream Valley Challenges - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too - Layers,layers and more layers
Sparkles Forum Challenge - Anything BUT A Christmas Card
The ABC Challenge - G for Green

Monday, January 9, 2012

Crafty Cardmakers # 59 - No Floral Embellishments

Hi everyone, Happy Monday! (well as happy as a Monday can be lol)

It's my turn to choose the theme for our challenge at Crafty Cardmakers , I have chosen No Floral Embellishments. You can use flower Backing Paper, flowers in your image or even a flower as an image, but NO floral embellishments, so no flowers, flower shaped buttons, or anything else resembling a flower that you have added to the finished card.

We are sponsored today by ONE STOP CARD CRAFTS who are offering a £10 voucher for their store as a prize.


 and...

$10 gift Certificate for the store 
 
 
Here is my card.....


For my card I have used my new Skateboard Tilda which I stamped and then masked off and overstamped with the Butterfly Background stamp.I have coloured the image with ProMarkers.All of the papers that I have used are from Papermania.I have made the little butterflys by sticking peel offs onto vellum and cutting them out,and coloured them with Sakura pens. My sentiment is a digi from Crafty Sentiment Designs.The mini buttons are from Papermania and then finally added some stickles to the buttons and image.

I would like to enter my card for the following challenges:
Just Magnolia and hAnglar - Anything Goes with option of New (i have used my New Magnolia stamp)
Magnolia Down Under - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin Challenge - Spots and Dots
CES Challenge - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - Whats New? (new Magnolia stamp)
Dream Valley Challenges - Anything Goes
Fussy and Fancy Friday - Happy Birthday
Inky Impressions - Anything Goes
Joanna Sheen Challenge - Celebrations
Paperplay Challenge - New (new Magnolia stamp)
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes-option New (new stamp)
Simply Magnolia - Celebrate
Sparkles Forum Challenges - Anything BUT Christmas
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes
Cupcake Craft Challenge - Something New (new Magnolia stamp)

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Special Delivery


Oh its so nice to be back making Non Christmas cards again! For this card I have used my new LOTV stamp, new Wild Orchid Crafts flowers and new mini buttons :) So lots of new for my New Baby card.

I would like to enter my card for the following challenges:
By The Cute And Girly - New Beginnings
Cute Card Thursday - Whats New (new stamp,flowers,buttons)
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT - Use Your New Stash (new stamp,flowers,buttons)
Lili's Little Fairies - New Beginnings
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes (option of New)
Party Time Tuesday - Something New
Simon Says Stamp - New Something
Simply Create Too - Layers,layers and more layers
The Squirrel and the Fox Challenge - Something New (new stamp,flowers and New Baby)
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes
Craft Us Crazy - Anything New
A Gem Of A Challenge - Photo Inspiration
CES Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Calender Challenge - New News (option buttons and bows)

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Georgie Porgie - Nutcrafters DT Challenge #9

This week's challenge at Nutcrafters is Anything Goes, nice and simple.  Remember your card or project must have a Nutcrafters image on it to qualify for the prize.

This weeks fabulous prize for the lucky winner of Challenge 9 is a £10 gift voucher to spend in the Nutcrafters shop.


I'd like to show you a sneak peek of the soon to be released Nursery Rhyme Collection from Nutcrafters. The stamps will be made from clear polymer and will retail between £4.00 and £4.50. They will be released on the 9th January 2012.



Here is my card for this weeks challenge using the adorable Georgie Porgie stamp from the new collection...


Ingredients:
Image: Georgie Porgie (Nutcrafters)
Colours : ProMarkers
Papers: Pink Petticoat download for the dotty hearts and some random purple paper from my stash lol
Dies/punches : X-cut border punch, X-cut postage stamp die,small woodware leaf punch
Other : flowers and mini buttons from my stash

I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:
Crafty Sentiment Designs - Love and Romance
Crafts and Me Challenge - Anything Goes
Inky Impressions - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes (option of New - New stamp and new love)
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes
Paper Sundaes - Something Old,Something New (old flowers,buttons,punch and new stamp)
Charisma Cardz Challenge - Anything Goes



Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Tilda Thank You Card



I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:
Totally Tilda - Thank You
Sunday Sketch and Stamp - Maggie's Sketch
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Sparkles Forum Challenge  - Anything BUT a Christmas Card
Stampin For The Weekend - Anything Goes
Paper Sundaes - Something Old, Something New (old lace,papers,pearls  - new stamp,flowers)
I ♥ ProMarkers - Anything Goes
Charisma Cardz Challenge - Anything Goes