Tuesday 30 July 2019


Good morning, I hope you are well, thanks for your visit.
Today we begin a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz.
It was my turn to choose the theme, I chose for
Challenge #225  Music - anything related.
Please check out the blog for details and not to miss
the inspiration from the DT.
For my card, I have a 6" plain white card.
Backing card is from my DCWV stash.
The stamps I used are all by Crafter's Companion-
Sara Davies - Signature Collection - Just For Men.
Street Wise - Rockstar - Urban Graffiti - 
Three strips of DI blended Twisted Citron,
Abandoned Coral and Picked Raspberry.
Have fun, I hope you enjoy the challenge.

Wednesday 24 July 2019

Off the Page Stamping

Good morning, thanks for popping by. 
Today at Back to Basics and Beyond we start
a new challenge #33 Off the Page Stamping.
Please check the blog and don't miss the gorgeous 
inspiration by the Design Team.
I made a 5 x 7 scallop edge card.
The floral stamp and greeting I used - Woodware Stamps -
Perfect Petals. Coloured with Promarkers. 
I hope you enjoy the challenge.

Monday 22 July 2019

For a Guy- Any Age

Good morning, today we begin a new challenge at
Make My Monday. Meg has chosen
#101 For a Guy- Any Age
Please pop to the blog to check out the details and to 
see the inspiration from the design team. 
I have made a DL card landscape style.
I first blended the background using DI's
Peacock Feathers, Fossilized Amber and Abonded Coral.
The stamp by Phil Martin is called
Masculine Paraphernalia. 
This is an amazing stamp, there is so much going on. 
I have lots of ideas for other ways to use this stamp. 
Thanks for your visit. Enjoy the challenge. 

Friday 19 July 2019

I is for Insects

Good morning, thanks for popping by.
Today we begin a new challenge for you at 
Alphabet Challlenges.
For the letter I - Silvi has chosen
I is for Insects. 
Please do pop over to the blog for any details and to see the 
inspiration by the design team.
It's been a while since I had such a fun messy time as I did
making this card.
I used Picked Raspberry, Fossilized Amber and Twisted Citron.
all sprayed with water on my glass mat and the card dipped into
the watered colours. Splashes added, additional background
texture stamps from Crafters Companion.
The main image stamp of the Botanical Dragonfly is from
The Stampman
I decoupaged the dragonfly, coloured the wings with
the green and the yellow inks. 
Have fun in your crafting.

Thursday 18 July 2019

Sun, Sea, Sand

Good morning, thanks for your visit. 
Today we begin a new challenge at Cardz 4 Galz,
Sue has chosen fo Challenge #101
Sun, Sea, Sand.
Please check out the blog for details and to see the
fabulous inspiration by the design team. 
My 6" card has a black mat. I blended the sky, sea and 
sand with Distress inks. 
The stamps are all by Hunkydory, in Issue#05 of
Hunkydory Carmaking Collection. 
Have fun with your project.

Tuesday 16 July 2019


Hello,sending warm wishes and thanks for your visit.
Today we begin a new adventure at Cardz 4 Guyz
Helen has chosen for Challenge # 224 Transport
Please visit the blog for any details you need and
 of course to see the variety of transport created
by the Design Team. 
I made a small 6 x4 card,  I created the background
using a stamp by Stampscapes for the fields.
Watercoloured the sky, with Tumbled Glass DI.
The clouds and the helicopter are by Woodware-
the set is called Charlie Tango. Coloured 
with Promarkers. The sentiment is from my stash. 
Take care and happy crafting.

Monday 15 July 2019


Good morning,  how are you? I hope you are well.
Thanks for your visit,  today we begin a challenge #118 at
Who doesn't love a wedding.  Yes, our challenge, chosen
by Maryvonne is Wedding #118
We would love you to visit the blog, for more details and
to see the wonderful inspiration from the design team. 
For my card I used a white plain 6"sq card. matted with gold
mirri card, background card is white embossed.
I created a pretty edge with two strips of cotton
lace, a strip of pink satin ribbon. 
I added pearls to the ribbon.  The sentiment stamp 
was a free gift from a magazine.
The main image was matted onto gold mirri card.
die cut with a Dreamees doily die. 
The stamped image is from LOTV - coloured with Promarkers. 
Thank you.

Monday 8 July 2019

Thank You

Good morning, thanks for your visit. Today
is a special day at Make My Monday. 
This challenge #100 is the 100th challenge posted
during my term as the organiser. I am so grateful
to everyone who has helped us reach 100.
To past organisers, to past and present DT members and
to every single crafter who has submitted a card, for
each of you have been fabulous with your support.
Our challenge therefore is a big
#100 Thank You
Please visit the blog to see the DT's inspiration and
for any details you may need to join in the fun.
My card is fairly simple with one big Thank you 
stamp from My Paper World.
The flower stamp is by Woodware stamps - 
called Perfect Petals. Coloured with Promarker 
alcohol pens. A glitter gem added to each flower. 
Thank you for your visit. 

Friday 5 July 2019

Hats and Handbags

Hello, today we are starting a new challenge at
Alphabet Challenges - which is
H is for Hats and Handbags
Our design team are thrilled for you to visit the blog
to see their creations and for any information you need.
For my card, I have a 7" scallop edge, sq card.
A shiny gold card, cream linen card form the mats,
the backing paper and images are CD print outs
from CD by Katy Sue Designs - Fabulous Fashions.
I have added die cuts, stems and flowers and
some shiny gems. I have drop shadowed the
sentiment die cut.  Have fun. 

Thursday 4 July 2019

Party Time - Celebrate

Good morning, thanks for taking the time to visit.
Today at Cardz 4 Galz we are so happy to have
reached our 100th production of our challenges. 
Thank you to all of the DT members past and present.
My thanks also for the support we have had from
our players during the last 100 productions. 
It willbe no surprise that our challenge for the 
next two weeks will be 
#100 Party Time - Celebrate
Please check out our blog for details and to see
the inspiration by the DT. Thanks,
My card is an A5 bigger than I normally make 
but then it is for a very special day. 
I used gold mirri for the background.
Add lots of gold glitter - gold gems.
The images and papers are from a paper kit
by Kanban - purchased on my trip to their
factory outlet recently.  Have fun.

Tuesday 2 July 2019

Black and White (only)

Good morning, today we begin a new challenge at 
Cardz 4 Guyz  #223 Black and White (only)
Please check the blog to see the super DT entries and
to check the details of the challenge.
I have made a 6" sq card using black and white card,
with a strip of black & white designed card. 
The 2" sq. blocks were stamped with an image 
of a motorbike, coloured with a black pen.
I hope we can inspire you to take part in our
challenge.  Have fun.

Monday 1 July 2019

Include a Tree

Good morning, thanks for popping by. Today a new 
challenge begins at Sparkles Christmas Challenges
#102 Include a Tree.
Please pop over to the log to check out the details
and to see the wonderful inspiration from the DT.
I have a red embossed card to mat the main stamped card.
The snowman and the greeting are by 'be Creative ' -
Snowy Days. Coloured with Promarkers, a little glitter
here and there. 
Hope you can visit and even give it a go. Thanks.