Monday 30 September 2019


Good morning, I hope you are well and safe.  Autumn 
has just began and already many of us around the world are 
experiencing a variety of dreadful weather conditions. 
Today we begin a new challenge at Make My Monday.
Wei has aptly chosen Challenge #106 Autumn
Why don't you pop over to check it out, and to see
the wonderful inspiration from the DT.
I have an orange mat for my background stamped card.
Small stamp from the set in opposite corners.
The main die cut image, was stamped with Woodware stamp
- Toadstool Ring. All have been coloured with Promarkers 
aling with a selection of coloured pens.
Thanks, take care, stay saafe and happy crafting.

Friday 27 September 2019

N is for Naughty

Good morning, thanks for your visit. 
Today we begin a new challenge over on 
Alphabet Challenge - Dawn has chosen 
N is for Naughty
Why don't you pop over to check the details and
 to see the cards made by our design team.
For my 6" sq card, I matted a red card background,
two sheets of paper from last year's Christmas paper pad.
The main image of a naughty reindeer was a gift from a friend,
which I coloured with Promarkers. I have added Glossy Accents
 to the light bulbs.  Have fun creating your naughty card.

Thursday 26 September 2019

Pretty Bows

Good morning, thanks for your visit. Today we begin
a new challenge at Cardz 4 Galz #106 Pretty Bows. 
Why don't you pop over to the blog for any details, and
to see the inspiration by the design team.
I cut the card to fit inside a pack of envelopes 
I was given, which measures 7.5" x 3.5".
The stamp Christmas Bells is by Woodware stamps.
Coloured with Promarkers, sprinkled with glitter.
Matted onto 2 layers of pink and one of cream glitter card. 
Pink gems added on the image at the top and foot 
of the card. Hope you enjoy. 

Tuesday 24 September 2019

Trees, Leaves or Both

Good morning to my visitor/s.  I hope you are well.
Today we begin a new two weekly challenge at
Cardz 4 Guyz  - Sian has chosen for
Challenge #229 Trees, Leaves or Both
Why don't you pop over for the details, the plus being
to see the inspiration by the design team. 
For my 6" sq card ( my favourite) I used orange and black
card to mat and layer my hand painted stamped image.
I used 3 Distress Inks as watercolours to paint the
background.  I then stamped my tree - IFS008 -
by Nellie Snellen.
I used Promarkers to colour the tree.  The leaves
and the ground foilage were created with dots (pointillism).
Thanks for any comments, which are so appreciated. 

Monday 16 September 2019

Colour Challenge

Good morning, hope you are well and life is being kind to you.
Today we begin a new challenge at Make My Monday.
We have a Colour Challenge #105
Chosen by Alli
Please pop over to the log to see the details and
the inspirational cards by the design team.
I wanted to try something other than flowers, so I 
stamped a LOTV stamp called 'Perfectly Pampered'
I used Promarkers to colour following the colours 
above as challenged. 
Thr paper, jewels and sentiment all from my stash.
Have fun, I look forward to seeing the entries. 

Sunday 15 September 2019

Back to School

Hello, thanks for visiting. A new monthly challenge has started
at Sparkles Monthly Challenges. Amy has chosen
Back to School. 
Please visit the blog to check it out and to see the fabulous
inspiration by the design team. 
I have used papers from my stash for the background paper
onto black card. The Back to School is a free digi print.
The sentiment from my stamps stash.
The die cuts house the LOTV Back to School - Girl.
Coloured with Promarkers.

Friday 13 September 2019

M is for Masculine

Hello, thanks for your visit, today begins a new challenge
at Alphabet Challenges
Our challenge is ........
M is for Masculine
Please check out the challenge blog to see the ideas of the DT.
For my card,I love this stamp from Katy Sue Designs, 
which is no longer available.
A simple card, but I feel very effective.
Background papers are from Crafter's Companions -
actually they are Downtown Abbey Papers.
I coloured the rugby players stamp with Promarkers.
Die cut the greeting. Have fun and stay well

Thursday 12 September 2019

Welcome Autumn/Fall

Hello everyone, thanks for your visit. Over the past two days I have
 had 189 visitors, none have made a comment but I know you are there.
I thank you all for your visits, but would love for you to leave me a comment.
Back to today, we have a new challenge on Cardz 4 Galz. -
Challenge # 105 Welcome Autumn/Fall.
Please pop over to the blog, to check the details and to see the
amazing inspiration from the Design Team.
For my card I used both Black and Orange to mat the
white sheet with the stamped image of the 
Autumn Wreath by a USA company, code K 1883,
I was so lucky to find this in a sale bin. I love the 
intricate details, when colouring it in with Promarkers.
I hope you like my interpretation to Welcome Autumn. 

Tuesday 10 September 2019

Inspired by the Beatles - Song Title

Hello everyone, thanks for your visit. Today we begin a new
exciting challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz.  I can't wait to see
your designs for the challenge, which is 
# 228 Inspired By the Beatles - Song Title.
Please pop over to see the inpiration from the design team, 
check out any details for your to enter the challenge.
I recently purchased another two of the Picture This stamps,
when looking throught the list of Beatles Songs, I found
Helter Skelter  it wa perfect for me to use one of the stamps. 
It took me quite a while to colour it with Promarkers but it was
very relaxing. I hope you like my card. 

Monday 2 September 2019

Use Shapes on your Card

Good morning, thanks for popping by. Today our 
new challenge starts on Make My Monday.
Dawn has chosen #104 Use Shapes on Your Card.
Please pop over for more details and to see the various
shapes created by the design team.
I have always enjoyed Inchies and Twinchies, so I
decided to go for (square) Inchies.
I created the background for the Inchies and the 
die cut word 'Sending' by blending 3 DIs - 
Twisterd Citron, Fossilized Amber and 
Abandoned Coral - amazing names.
The stamps are Birds Inchies by Inkadinkado.
A little glitter, why not? A black gem for the 'I' dot.
Take care, the UK's Autumn officially started 
yesterday and already there is a drop in temperature.
Hunting out my cardigans - keep warm and stay well.