Friday 31 March 2017


Hello again, a quick return from yesterday's post. Today we are
starting a new challenge at Alphabet Challenges - our challenge
for the next two weeks is B is for Bunnies. Well it is that time of the year. 
Please pop over to the blog to see the lovely display of bunnies.
The background papers on my card are from Country Garden
by Dovecraft.  Two  oval dies side by side provide the mat for the bunny.
The bunny stamp is from LOTV - Spring Swing. 
Coloured with Promarkers and pencils. 
The sentiment is from Leonie Pujol - Love Hearts stamp set, 

Thursday 30 March 2017

Fairy Nice

Hello, welcome to my blog, you would make my day if you left a comment.
Today we begin a new challenge at Cardz 4 Galz.
Jan has chosen for Challenge # 44 Fairy Nice.
Please pop over for details and to see the beautiful inspiration from the DT.
I have used a round card from Kanban. Die cut some circles and mats.
The fairy stamp is by Kanban - Sugar Buttons stamp set.
The papers are from Dovecraft Garden Party paper pad. 
Coloured with Promarkers and of course glitter added.
I'm looking forward to seeing an abundance of fairies. 

Tuesday 28 March 2017

In The Country

Hello everyone, thanks for your visit. Today we are starting a new
challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz. Sue has chosen for us
In The Country
The Desig Team have some wonderful inspirtion for you to see,
please pop over to see them and for more details.
I love creating scenes, so took the opportunity with this
wonderful challenge.
I used the ploughman stamp from Stamp Addicts at the front.
All stamps behind are from Hobby Art stamps - The Farmbouse  Set.
I used watercolour paints, coloured pencils and Promarkers to colour.
Hope you enjoy, it would be nice of you to leave a comment. 

Saturday 25 March 2017

Woodland Animals

Hello aain, thanks for your visit. Today begins a new challenge
at My Time To Craft, the challenge is
Woodland Animals or Easter
Please check out the details and see the DT inspiration
over on the challenge blog. 
I made a 6" square card, used black to mat the detailed stamped sheets.
The background page was created using the leaves and acorn
which are included with the the Squirrel stamp set - 
Little Acorn - Sketchy set from Sheena Douglass
I used Distress Inks and Promarkers to colour
 all elements on the card. The embellishments have also 
been made using the small stamps of leaves and acorns. 
Have fun with your Woodland animals or Easter. 

Tuesday 21 March 2017


Hello everyone welcome to my blog. Today we are starting
a new challenge at our weekly challenge blog
Joan from the DT has chosen for us TREES
Please take a look at the blog, the DT have again excelled with
their amazing inspirational cards. 
I have stamped a scene which includes lots of trees, using a
Stampscape Nature set # 6.
Coloured with Distress Inks and Promarkers. 
Have fun and enjoy creating your card. 

Anything Goes - Christmas

Hello again, welcome to my blog. Today begins a new
challenge at the two weekly challeng blog
#2 Anything Goes
I have used a 6" scallop edge card.  All the papers used are
from Simply Christmas CD by The Dreamees.
The adorable snowman stamp is by Little Claire, 
coloured with Promarkers. Glitter added here and there.
The small labels are by LOTV.
Card Candi added. The glitter card backgrounds 
can be seen better if you click on the photo to enlarge it. 
Have fun with your creation. 

Monday 20 March 2017

White Embossing

Hello everyone, today we start a new challenge at
Pat G has chosen for us White Embossing.
You can choose whicever technique you like, as long
as it fits the theme. The DT have some wonderful inspiration
for you to check out.
I love monochrome cards, they can be so elegant.
I used a gloss black card for the background mat and for
the spotlight black circle.
The stamp is by Woodware - Meadow Flowers and the greeting.
Stamped onto white card with  Black Versafine. Stamped 
and heat embossed with Stampendous white detailed powder
 onto the black circle.  A piece of lace added.
Stamped, white embossed and cut a butterfly. 
Hope you enjoy the challenge. 

Friday 17 March 2017

A - Anything With Wings

Hello again, thanks for your visit.
Today begins a new A - Z series at the Alphabet Challenges. 
Jan has kicked us off with A is for Anything with Wings. 
I had another session with my Distress Inks, splashes of water to
create the background.
Stamps used - Crafter's Companion -Texture stamps.
The Botanical Bee from The Stampman -
stamped onto Brusho powders background.
The greeting label from LOTV.

Thursday 16 March 2017

Pretty in Pink

Hello everyone, thanks for your visit. Today we begin a new
challenge at the two weekly challenge for the ladies -
Cardz 4 Galz 
helen has chosen for us for the next two weeks 
Pretty in Pink
We are so looking forward to seeing your cards. 
Please pop over to see the DT cards. 
I have used a mixture of card and papers from my stash. 
The roses were made using a Marianne die, the leaves are
also from a die. The greeting is from LOTV stamps.
The Gorguss girl stamped, by Santoro - coloured with Promarkers.

Wednesday 15 March 2017

Let's Go Green

Hello again, today we are starting a new challenge at
Vickie has chosen  - Let's Go Green
The Design Tam have again provided a variety of
wonderful inspiration, please pop over to see their cards. 
This month my card is pure papercrafting. 
I have made a 6 x 4 inch card, tent style. The papers are
all from a Papermania Capsule Collection paper pad - Green.
The butterflies are dies by Stamp and Die set from The Works
Sentiment by Go Kreate stamp and die set. 

Tuesday 14 March 2017


Hi, welcome to my blog. Today we begin a new challenge at
Jan has chosen for the week's challenge 
Please pop over to the blog, the DT have created some fabulous
inspiration to guide you on your way. 
I chose to make a card for a 5 year old little boy.
The papers are all from a Papermania paper pad -
Capsule Blueberry Pie.
The 5th and embellishments are stamps by the recently deceased
Jayne Nesterenko. I chose these in her memory.
The large star is from a template in a magazine. 
Hope you will join us in the challenge, we all need a card
sometime or another for a male person, just add a number on it 
and have a go, but rememebr you also need to have fun. 

Saturday 11 March 2017

Sketchy Time

Hello, today begins a new challenge at the two weekly blog
Meena has given us a sketch to work with, so the challenge is
Sketchy Time.
Please pop over to the blog for more details and of course
to see the wonderful inspiration from the Design Team. 
I always find that sketch ideas can bring me out of my comfort zone of
style and it can introduce me to new ideas and designs for future cards.
I used a plain edge Kraft card, matted with black card.
I used cream card for the background. A piece of black card 
for the vertical strip with a piece of hessian to give texture.
The topper is from a Pollyanna Pickering assorted toppers kit.
This is a Thinking of You card. 

Friday 10 March 2017

No Patterned Paper

Hello, today I found a challenge blog which has an interesting
challenge,  I fancied creating another blended ink  card.
are looking to see creations with
No Patterned Paper
On a piece of white stamping card, I first blended 3 DI
Cracked Pistachio, Picked Raspberry and Fossilized Amber.
Using a Versafine Onyx Black I stamped the beautiful, old yet still
one of my favourite stamps from Chocolate Baroque. 
The distressed border pattern is by Sara Davies -
- Crafty Companions Textures stamps. 
The greeting is from Hobbyart stamps.
Thanks for your visit.

Tuesday 7 March 2017

Launch of The Holly and The Ivy

Hi everyone, well today is an exciting day. 
I am thrilled to have been accepted onto the Design Team for 
a new challenge blog to help you get in advance with your
 Christmas projects  which starts today. It will be an 
Anything Goes every two weeks. Please pop over to the new blog at
for all the details and exciting projects from the newly
formed Design Team. 
My card has been created with background papers from a Dreamees CD.
The digi stamp is a free digi I found on Pinterest. 
Coloured with Promarkers. 
Check out the bobbly hats, I added Fluffy Stuff - I love using it. 
Greeting labels from LOTV.
Hope to see you entering on the challenge blog.

Clean and Simple

Hello, thanks for your visit, hope your feeling well today.
Today begins a new weekly challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz.
Helen has chosen for us CAS - Clean and Simple.
No extra layers and no embellishments.
The DT have again made amazing cards, you do
need to go the blog to see them. 
I stamped a combination of several stamps from 
a Hobbyart Woodland scene set.
The greeting is also from Hobbyart stamps. 
Coloured with Promarkers. 

Monday 6 March 2017

Colours of the Rainbow

Hello, how are you?  Thanks for your visit, I know you do,
and it is greatly appreciated, I do like comments.
Today begins a new challenge at Make My Monday
Nandini has chosen Colours of the Rainbow, you need
to use at least 3 of the 7 colours. Please ppop over to see the
wonderful inspiration from the Design Team.
For my card I blended the background using DI - 
Mowed Lawn (green), Scattered Straw, and Mustard Seed (Yellow)
I threw water drops to add interest. The flowers were stamped off the 
card, coloured with Promarkers, adding, my third colour Violet -
Dusty Concord - then cut out and adhered to the card. 
The greeting is from Craftyroo Stamps.
The stamps are by Leonie Pujol -Everlasting Love
Have fun with your rainbow colours. 

Friday 3 March 2017

Z = Zero Embellishments

He everyone, today is the start of a new challenge over at 
Alphabet Challenges we have once again come to the end of the Alphabet.
Z is for Zero Embellishments.
Please go to check it out and see the super DT cards.
A scallop edge white card, I know they are my favourite.
The background paper is from a super colourful zany 12" paper pad
from The Works - Magic Moments, only £3 - a bargain.
I just love this little chap a free digi stamp, coloured with
Promarkers.  Large greeting stamp from my stash.
If you like PROMARKERS they are being sold for £1 each
at Cowling and Wilcox - a brilliant bargain. 

Thursday 2 March 2017

Name Your Powder

Hello everyone, thanks for your visit.
Today we are starting a new challenge at Cardz 4 Galz.
Donna has chosen - Name Your Powder -
We need to see you have used Embossing Powder.
The Design Team have enjoyed getting out their heat tools
please pop over to see their amazing inspirational creations. 
A plain white card, pink background card. White card embossed
using an embossing folder.
A strip of black card, a strip of white card with white heat embossed
flowers, stamp used is a La Blanche flower head. 
I used Stampendous White Detailed powder, which created a 
resist background. I blended Distress Inks Picked Raspberry and 
Worn Lipstick. The greeting is a stamp by Crafter's Companions. 

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Silver or Gold

Hi everyone, yes it is the 1st of March, so we are starting a
new challenge over at Sparkles Monthly Christmas Challenges
Please pop over to see the amazing creations from the Design Team.
I have made a 7 x 5 " card,  the card is white with silver mirri
for the background mat.  Sadly the photo doesn't show the bling of
the Silver Bells Wow! embossing powders. or the silver mirri card.
The white background has been stamped with Spruce from Sheena Douglas
Faith set then embossed with the Silver Bells EP.
The baubles and bows from Chloe's Creative Cards were also embossed with
the same EP. Added to the card with dimension  3d foam stickers.
The sentiment from my stash.
Hope to see you enter the challenge.