Saturday, 29 August 2015


For the next two weeks over at My Time To Craft (MTTC) our 
challenge is one which is bound to be popular for don't we all
just love
As simple as that, not a difficult challenge at all. 
The Design Team have created some wonderful inspiration
for you, why don't you pop over to take a peek.

For My Card
White scallop edge card
Papers from Dovercraft paper pad - Garden Party
Flower Stamp and greeting by Woodware - Bubble Bloom
Promarkers to colour
Card Candi from Craftwork Cards
3 large pearls from my stash. 
Have fun.

The Colour Purple

For the next two weeks at Fantasy Stampers our challenge is

According to many surveys, they say Purple is the favourite colour 
for many crafters,  we are putting this to the test. How many will be interested 
we wonder. The DT have enjoyed working with the colour, including our two
 new members to the team. Why don't you pop over to meet them and see how 
the DT have worked with The Colour Purple.

How My Card Was Made

White scallop edge card. 
Purple with silver swirls backing paper is very old stash
I believe from Craftwork Cards.  Proves why we hoard our
stash, knew I would need it one day.
Mirri card to mat the background and image strip
Stamp is my newest purchase, I love it, I think you'll be seeing
 a lot more of this one.
Stamp is Butterfly Border from Honeydoo Crafts. 
Coloured with watercolour pencils and watercolour mica paints. 
Irredescent gems, lace and peals from stash.
Thanks for popping by and leaving your comments, I love them. 

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Myth and Magic

For the next week at Cardz 4 Guyz. it was my choice
for the challenge, I am hoping you will like it ...

So you can think, Wizards, Harry Potter, Dragons, Sea Creatures
Arabian Nights, King Arthur, Camelot, any where your imagination
takes you. 

For My Card
A folded tent card, template from 
Fabulous Folds CD by  Robert Addams
Starry mirri card from Kanban
Wizard stamp from Tandastamps (miss them)
Greeting from Kanban - Sugar Buttons Greetings.
I'm really looking forward to you enjoying the challenge. 

Friday, 21 August 2015

N is for No Patterned Paper

Hi again, I know it's only August, but hey, I need to be making
Christmas cards, sorry, but the family orders are already coming in.
Over at Alphabet Challenges we are already up to the letter N - 
Helen has chosen for us 


Please pop and see what the DT have made, there are 
some great ideas to stimulate your creativity,  above all enjoy the process.

About My Card
White cardstock cut to measure 3.5" wide x  7" long 
which fits nicely into some free envelopes I was given. 
Faux stitches around the card, using a Micorn pen. 
The snowmen have been stamped then cut into individual heads.
the original stamp from Woodware - Snow Buddies , 
is a strip of 5 heads in a tower. 
I have coloured the snowmen with Promarkers Greys and Black. 
The greeting is from the same Snow Buddies pack. 
Attached the snowmen to the card using foam pads. 
Thanks for visiting and for any comments which I love to see. 

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Die cuts or Punches

Hi again,  for the next two weeks at Ruby's Rainbow 
our challenge is to be

Please pop over and see how the DT have been playing with their dies and punches.

For My Card

A white scallop edge card. 
Background paper from Papermania Green collection
Dies by Marianne, Britannia, Papermania  and others. 
Lace, Jewels and Pearls from stash. 
Have fun and enjoy playing with your stash. 

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

It's about Time

Hi, here we are once again at Cardz 4 Guyz - Joan has chosen the challenge
with the brilliant title which explains all we are looking for.

It's About Time
The Design Team have created some wonderful inspirational 
cards to hopefully entice you to join in the challenge. 

About My Card
Black scallop card - purchased
White cardstock.
Distress Inks - Frayed Burlap, Vintage Photo and Gathered Twigs.
Stamps - Script - Creative Expressions
Stamps - Clocks - Papermania - Urban and various
Twine, brad in centre of one clock and fancy metal paper clip from stash.
Hope you have fun in creating for the challenge. 

Saturday, 15 August 2015

More Than One Fold

Hi everyone, for the next four weeks at Sparkles Monthly
our theme is to make a project with

There are many possibilities with this challenge, why don't you 
take a peek at what the fantastic Design Team have created. 

Details of My Card - Called a Shutter Card
Started as an A4  blue card
Using a paper template I marked where you were to cut
and where you needed to score. 
Then burnished the folds to create the folding shutter card.
Pieces of white and black card cut to fit the different sections. 
I marked each piece and the area it was to fit with a number.
Wooden tapestry stamps and various Colour Box ink pads
were used to created the flower designs
With Love stamp from stash.
The card folds flat and fits into a C6 envelope. 
I'm so looking forward to seeing all the different projects.