Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Something Beginning with T

Hi everyone, welcome to my blog.
Today is the start of a new challenge, chosen by Amy at
Cardz 4 Guyz.
We would like to see Something Beginning with the Letter T
Please check out the details and wonderful inspiration from the DT.
I was inspired by a card on Pinterest and I chose Trees.
An A6 Navy card, with a silver foil mat.
A white card, blended with DI Chipped Sapphire, the moon created
with a punched circle moon, removed after completing the blending.
Several trees stamped with Chipped Sapphire in first, second and third
generations creating the appearance of depth.
Clear EP heated to create a shiny finish, which looks like frost.
Stamp is a pine tree from a Scenescape Set
Sentiment stamp by Crafter's Companions.

Friday, 25 November 2016

T is for Trees

Hello welcome to my blog, today begins a new two weekly 
challenge over at Alphabet Challenges. 
We have now reached the letter T, it being my time to choose I
chose TREES
They can be any tree or trees, for any of the seasons. 
Please pop to the blog to see the few details and to take a peek 
at the inspiration from the Design Team.
I have made a cream 6 x 4 inch card.
Papers are from a Dreamees CD - Simply Christmas
I first made templates for the 3 trees then used the designer papers.
Have fun and enjoy, thanks for your visit. 

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Show a Snowman

Hello everyone, thanks for your visit, today is the start of a 
two week challenge at Cardz 4 Galz it was my turn to choose 
the challenge. I know , not another snowman, but yes, I love them.
Show A Snowman (or Snow lady)
I had to choose this because I bought this gorgeous stamp for this
Christmas, so it needs to be inked and to  get a few cards made.
Please check out the amazing Snowmen over on the blog, thanks
to the wonderful Design Team.
I used Dreamees backing papers from their Simply Christmas CD.
The stamo is by Sweet Dixie - Cute Snowman.
I coloured it with Promarkers, because it is for a Galz blog, 
I choose more feminine colours, soft pink, blue and taupe
for the gorgeous colourful patchwork coat. 
Glitter and card candi to finish. 
Thanks for any comments, always welcome. 

Tuesday, 22 November 2016


Hello, welcome to myblog.
Today sees a new weekly challenge over at Cardz 4 Guyz
Jane has chosen for the challenge
I am so happy about the challenge, cards with happy snowmen
and even all snowpeople have become my favourite 
Christmas card style for 2016.
The Design Team have also enjoyed the challenge, please pop
over to check out the few details and to see their inspiration. 
My card is a white scallop edge card. Matted with a blue piece of
paper. The design papers are again from Dreamees CD
Simply Christmas, actually left overs from a previous card I made.
The image of happy snowmen is by Little Claire - there are 3 images in the set.
The one on my card is Three Cheers for Christmas 
Coloured with Promarkers and DI Broken China.
Twine and white card candi. Peel off dots for buttons. 
Have fun, I loved every minute making this card.  

Monday, 21 November 2016

CAS Christmas at MMM

Hello, today is the beginning of a two week challenge at
Before Fliss left the DT, ( we miss you ) she chose 
CAS (Clean and Simple) CHRISTMAS
The Design Team have again produced some wonderful 
inspirational cards for you, please pop over to take a peek. 
I used a white scallop edge card, matted with silver mirri card,
then a mat of a gorgeous shade of blue.
The white stamping card has had Glamour Dust glued on all four sides,
which sadly,  it doesn't show clearly on the photo, you can see better if you
click on the photo to enlarge it. 
I have long admired the polar bear stamp from Little Claire, which I purchased
recently. I'm not sure what it is called but isn't it just adorable?
I used Promarkers for the colouring. 
The sentiment is also from Little Claire on the Snow people set of stamps. 
Have fun and enjoy. 

Saturday, 19 November 2016

Vintage Christmas

Hello, thanks for popping by. Today starts a new two week
challenge at Fantasy Stampers.
We do ask for you to actually Stamp with either rubber or acrylic.
Digi stamps will not be judged.
Our challenge is Vintage Christmas
Why don't you check out the details and see the ideas from the DT.
I matted a piece of red card onto a white scallop edge card. 
I cut a piece of white stamping  card for the stamped image.
I used a Dimension Fourth Vintage Christmas Garland.
The above stamp also has in the set,  the sentiment I used.
I coloured the image with Promarkers and glitter pens. 
Sadly the shiny parats don't show on the photo. 
Have fun, and again thanks for your visit. 

No Layers

Hello everyone, today is the start of a new challenge at 
Alison has chosen for the challenge
The Design Team have some super inspiration, so please
pop over to see their ideas. 
I recently bought this amazing stamp (half price) at a
craft event. There is no name on the package so I call him
A Vintage Santa by Stampendous Stamps. 
I used Promarkers to colour him. The star is coloured with a 
gold glitter gel pen. 
The addition of the holly and berries is a stamp from 
Katy Sue Designs - Tall Tails.
Have fun and thanks for your visit. 

Tuesday, 15 November 2016


Hi everyone, welcome to my blog. 
Today a new challenge starts over at 
Julie has chosen a wonderful challenge for us all - 
We are so looking forward to all the exciting versions
which will inspire us all.
The papers and main image are all from a CD from 
Creative Crafting World artwork by Pollyanna Pickering.
To enhance the papers I have added silver mirri card  on white card.
A few silver star embellishments. Lots of Glamour Dust Crystal Glitter.
Christmas message embossed with white E.P. 
Have fun - hope to see you again. 

Friday, 11 November 2016


Hi, hope your well and thanks for visiting me.
Today begins a new challenge at 
For the letter S we would like to see
Why don't you pop over to check it out and to see the
wonderful inspiration from the Design Team.
I used a A5 scallop edge Kraft card. Red card background
 A red glitter card punched out star.
Musical paper from Dreamees - Simply Christmas CD.
Strings of twine with stars glued on.
Hope you can take part and enjoy making your star card.

Thursday, 10 November 2016

A Contemporary Christmas

Hi, over at Cardz 4 Galz our challenge for the next two weeks
will be A Contemporary Christmas.
Why don't you check it out and see the super ideas from the Design Team.
I was inspired by a card I saw on Pinterest.
The papers on my card are all from Simply Christmas CD
by Dreamees. I made my own shaped trees, making the templates for
future cards with different papers. 
Have fun, looking forward to seeing your entries,

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Oh! Christmas Tree

Hi everyone, today we begin a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz. 
I guess for most of us Christmas is now on the countdown, so let's 
get into the spirit of Christmas, with
Oh! Christmas Tree
Please check it out and see the wonderful creations from the DT.
All the papers on my card are from Dreamees CD - Simply Christmas. 
The Snowflake Christmas Tree is also from Dreamees stamps.
The remainder elements are from my stash.
Have fun. Bye for now.

Monday, 7 November 2016

Get Well Wishes

Hi everyone, the challenge for the next two weeks at
Make My Monday couldn't be more appropriate to me.
Amy is asking for Get Well messages.
I am very poorly with a chest infection at present so, I hope
you will understand and forgive that I have re-cycled a card I
 made in November 2015. It will be new to many visitors.
Here is how I made the card. 
White cardstock to make a C6 card 
Black and yellow cardstock for contrast of mats
White cardstock for the stamped image
'Heard you caught a little bug!' stamp from Woodware Stamps
Get Well soon from same set - Take It Easy
Promarkers to colour the image. 

Tuesday, 1 November 2016


Hi, I am poorly this week, I regret I have been unable to
make a fresh card for our new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz
However, Cyndi has chosen one special for me and I know many others.
It being the time of the year, we wear our poppies with pride, the
time of the year we remember, we think of others.
Rememberance or Sympathy
Please check out the inspiration from the DT.
My card is from October 2015, please accept my old entry.
 I have made a A6 - 6" x 4" card
Stamp is A Little Bit Sketchy Series - Poppies and Daisies.
by Sheena Douglass.
Greeting stamp from Hobbycraft.
Coloured with Promarkers and highlighted with Micron pen.
Black gems added from Poundland.