Thursday 31 October 2013

Christmas Carol

Thanks for all your lovely comments yesterday. You certainly seemed to love the shaped easel. I made it on Tuesday and it was one of the first cards I sold yesterday at the fair. It was my best ever fair, which was fantastic so I need to get busy as I have 6 fairs in November.  By the time we got home and put everything away and made some soup I was rather tired so didn't get round to commenting so will try to catch up a bit today.

That countdown clock is alarming me slightly as I still have Christmas cards to make, despite making them all year round. I tried colouring this cutie to make it look more like fur, quite successful I thought. I have been admiring the Dee's trees for a while and just had to buy one, very useful to have a smaller tree though I think now I would like the bigger one to match too.
Image - Crafter's Companion Makey Bakey Mice
Medium - Copics
Papers - Papermania Home for Christmas
Dies - Marianne and Dee's Christmas trees, MB Virtuoso music
Ribbon - Crafty Ribbons
Other - Stickles

Bunny Zoe Ribbon 
Incy Wincy Red and white
  Allsorts Treemendous 
Sweet Stampin' Wood, trees or leaves 
Scribble and Scrap Anything Goes

Wednesday 30 October 2013

Believe in the Magic of Christmas

I haven't made one of these shaped cards for ages and as I am at craft fair today decided to make this yesterday to add to my stock of shaped cards.
Image - Pink Gem
Medium - Copics
Papers - MME All is Bright
Buttons - Crafty Ribbons
Hessian - The Ribbon Girl
Punch - Woodware star
Other - leather strip, crimper, baker's twine, stickles

AGOAC More than 1 fold 
Totally Papercrafts No squares allowed 
MAWTT Shape up 
Crafts - Too Challenge You What Christmas means to me (magical)

Tuesday 29 October 2013

Studying hard

Sadly it's my last week of my 3 months as a Guest Designer at  Papertake Weekly and as it is the last week of the month we have a sketchie free for all. I have chosen to use the new sketch this week, 84.

Thanks so much to Dawny P, Sharon and the rest of the team for having me along.

This was a commissioned card for a friend whose middle daughter went off to Uni at the beginning of the month.
Image - Paper Shelter
Medium - Copics
Papers - HOTP Roses in Harmony
Punch - MS border
Die - La La Land Heart Banner
Metal corners - Wild Orchid
Ribbon - Crafty Ribbons
Other - twine, cupcake charm, glossy accents, PC generated sentiment

Monday 28 October 2013

Another of my first Sugar Nellies

As promised last week I used another of the first 3 SN stamps I bought back in 2008. I still love this Elisabth Bell image and believe you can actually buy her as a digi now. I used my original stamp from Funky Kits, I think there are pros and cons for rubber and digi but somehow I feel like I own a rubber stamp more than a digi which is just stored on a computer, and backed up of course too.
Image - Elisabeth Bell for Sugar Nellie Sweet n Sassy
Medium - Copics, Sakua Gold Star pen
Papers - MME Howdy Doody
Wooden bird - Hobbycraft coloured with DI Spiced marmalade
Fern leaf - MS punch
Flowers - Michaels
Other - seam binding, Sew stamper for blanket stitch doodling and pearls from stash

The Sugar Bowl Use your first Sugar Nellie stamp 
Sister Act Anything Goes 
Bearly Mine Great sketch 
Creative Inspirations Anything Goes
  Creative Knockouts Favourite twine/ribbon (I have so many but I do love seam binding, makes great floppy bows) 
Heck of a Challenge Colours of Autumn

Sunday 27 October 2013

Card for Mandy

As many of you will know the lovely Mandy has stepped down from Crafty Ribbons after running the challenge since it started. Mandy has some health issues at the moment and so the Crafty Ribbons DT have all made something to send her. You can see the rest of the creations on the Inpiration blog.
Image - Sugar Nellie
Medium - Copics
Papers - MME Collectable
Die - MB tree
Ribbon - Crafty Ribbons (it is the reverse of keep calm and cut a slice)
Flowers - Michaels
Butterfly - Prima
Other - Stickles, Viva Decor Pearl Pen

Bunny Zoe Ribbon 
Vintage Stamping Feminine Beauty

Saturday 26 October 2013

Purple Wedding

This was made for an order and I was of course very pleased to be asked to make a purple Wedding card. The backing paper is Papermania Henbury Lane and I have used another of the diecuts I bought from Facebook, Cheery Lynn I think. I have alo used my fave banner die from La La Land, a variety of Wild Orchid flowers, and a charm and bow from stash. I mainly use baker's twine for charms these days but wanted to keep this silver to match the bow and sparkly paper. Even with the right tools I still find attaching the chain to the split ring and getting the ring closed tight enough quite a struggle but I got there in the end. 

Wild Orchid Lovely lavender 
ABC X for xtra special (occasion)

Friday 25 October 2013

Check out the train

It's that train again, this time stamped in grey and sprayed with spray and sparkle. I stamped it twice again and raised the top oval. The papers are Docrafts Kraftnotes Christmas, sentiment I found in my stash and the holly vine was made with a MB die and pearls.

It's my DT card for Winter Wonderland where our challenge is check this out. We want to see something checked on your creation and you could win a £10 voucher from 

Paper Crafting Journey Anything Goes 

Just to let you know we are having a DT call at Crafty Little Fairies so if you would like to join us there check out the requirements on the blog.

Thursday 24 October 2013

Steampunk Tag/Bookmark

This is my second DT make today.

Our challenge at Crafty Ribbons this week is anything but a card. I have my next craft fair on 30th October and hope to have a few of these bookmarks/large tags to sell. After making a girly one with my new Prima doll stamp I wanted to make a steampunk one. It's the first time I have tried something like this and nowhere near as clever and complex as some of you clever crafters make but I loved making it and will definitely be giving some more a try.

All the products are Tim Holtz except the rubon pennyfarthing and ribbon which is from Crafty Ribbons of course. Even that has had the DI vintage photo treatment as I didn't want it white. I used various rubons and stamps, then DI Vintage Photo and Aged Mahogany. I then heat embossed the die cut on the edge steampunk cad with copper embossing powder and added a bulldog clip.

Crafty Catz A gift to remember 
Bunny Zoe Ribbon
The Ribbon Girl Brown

Fairy and Butterflies

I made this card for a friend's Birthdy and it is also my DT card for Crafty Little Fairies and we have the easiest theme there is this week, anything goes, yes anything, and of course you can use any image you like. 
Image - Lili of the Valley
Medium - Copics
Papers - EP Bundle of Joy Dots and Stripes (blues), can't remember where the red came from
Punch - MS border
Butterflies - Marianne and MB dies
Other - sentiment and pearls from stash, Viva Decor pearl pen, Stickles

Crafty Sentiments Bingo (red, pearls, diecuts)
Delightful Winged Things

The sentiment is actually more burgundy than it looks on this picture, which looks purple and looks like the wrong colour for this card.

Pop back later for my Crafty Ribbons make.

Wednesday 23 October 2013


I bought some images from the fabulous new Scribble and Scrap store set up by Lexie and have only just had time to start playing with them. This is part of a sheet of 6 images, just £1 for the 6, unbelievable value. I really enjoyed making this shabby chic card with lots of layers and textures.
Image - Scribble and scrap
Papers - Nitwits Country Gent from LOTV
Sentiment - LOTV
Hessian  and charm - The Ribbon Girl
Banner die - La La Land
Other - Lace and ribbon from stash, TH distressing tool, DI Vintage Photo, sanded Core'dinations

Scribble and Scrap Anything Goes 
Crafty Cardmakers Shabby chic 
Crafty Sentiments Bingo (diecuts, lace, metal) 
TTCD Anything Goes 
ALBC A little bit shabby 
Natalie and Amy Shabby chic 
Whimsy Shabby chic/vintage

I am off to the hospital early this morning for a back x-ray so I will link up my card when I get home.

Tuesday 22 October 2013

Oh Christmas Tree

For my GDT card at Papertake Weekly this week I have used one of the lovely Paula's last images for Pollycraft. Our challenge is Oh Christmas tree and I even found the perfect sentiment too. A nice flat card this one, perfect for posting.
Image - Pollycraft
Medium - Copics, Sakura Gold star and Green star pens
Papers - Carte Bella Winter Fun
Dies - Marianne tree and pine branch
Sentiment - LOTV

CCAYR Getting ready for Christmas
Simon Says Christmas 
MAWTT Christmas cuties
Sister Act Anything Goes
Send a smile 4 kids Early holiday wishes 4 kids

Monday 21 October 2013

First Sugar Nellie stamp

In 2008 I discovered Sugar Nellie stamps at Funky Kits after Lynsey sent me a Christmas card in 2007 using one of their images. I bought 3 and unlike some stamps from other companies which have since been sold, I still have all my Sugar Nellie stamps. It's funny but the first 3 are still 3 of my favourite stamps but haven't been used for a while so watch this space for the other 2 hopefully coming soon.
Image - Elisabth Bell for Sugar Nellie - Flowers
Medium - Copics
Papers - Papermania Capsule
Punch - MS flower garden border
Dies - Joy birdtable, MB Pippi and Isabella butterflies
Sentiment - LOTV
Other - Sanded Core'dinations, pearls

The Sugar Bowl Use your first Sugar Nellie stamp;
Creative Craft Anything goes 
Bearly Mine Anything goes 
TTCD Anything goes 
Penny's Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps and more Make your mark
Scribble and Scrap Anything goes (Thanks for choosing me as the winner of your blog candy)

I will be out a lot today, haircut and some shopping and then out for a meal with friends and theatre tonight.

Sunday 20 October 2013

Christmas Wishes

Brilliant craft fair yesterday, the most I have sold for a while and lots of money raised for cystic fibrosis too. Managed a little blogging when I got home but apologies if I haven't returned your visit.

This is a great image for practicing hair colouring and I do love colouring hair. Always room for improvement but pretty pleased with the way this turned out. I was in the mood for playing around and spent ages making this card.
Image - Simply Sassy from Sugar Nellie (special edition)
Medium - Copics
Ribbon - Crafty Ribbons
Dies - Marianne Designs. Spellbinders floral oval
Other - shabby white frantage, Viva Decor pearl pen, pearls and bow from stash

Saturated Canary Seasons Greetings 
Simon Says Christmas 
Creative Craft Anything Goes 
Everybody Art Ribbon 
Bunny Zoe Ribbon 
Crafts-Too Challenge You What Christmas means to me (Making and receiving beautiful Christmas cards) Vintage Stamping Feminine Beauty
Stampin' for the Weekend Anything Goes
Allsorts Ribbons and bows

Saturday 19 October 2013

Vintage Train

Regulars o my blog will know how much I love the Stampendous Snowy Postcard stamp and when I saw this one on the lovely and talented Nic's blog I had to buy it. Hubby loves steam trains so I think this may well be on his card this year. I stamped it with DI Vintage Photo twice and then used lots more DI on the images. The top one was cut out and raised on foam pads. I decided to just colour the holly with Copics for a change. The paper is Kaisercraft Dear Santa and I have distressed all the edges. I added a kraft border cut with a MB Frostyville die and some pearls.

ALBC A little bit shabby 
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' Christmas for the men 
Simon Says Christmas 
Whimsy Shabby chic/vintage 
Kaboodle Doodles Earth tones or colours 

I'm selling at a craft fair this morning so will be back later this afternoon to link up my card. 
Have a good weekend everyone x

Friday 18 October 2013

When Santa comes down the chimney

I was lucky enough to win a challenge recently that Pink Gem were sponsoring and I chose this gorgeous vintage Santa as one of my digis. Isn't he fabulous, so I kept with the traditional colours and kept the design fairly simple as I though this would make a great male card.
Image - Pink Gem Vintage Santa digi
Medium - Copics
Papers - Bo Bunny Rejoice
Punch - MS holly border
Sentiment - Crafty Sentiments digi
Other - card candi, stickles, baker's twine

Here come the boys Great sketch 
AGOAC 3 papers, 2 types of embellishment (card candi and twine), 1 image 
Craftyhazelnut Make it square 
Crafty Creations Sparkle and shine 
Simon Says Christmas 
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' Christmas for the men

Thursday 17 October 2013

Another cute witch

I love making Halloween cards, shame I don't have anyone to send them to nor do I sell many. Still they are such fun to make and I love the colour combo of purple, orange and black too. I have had this digi for about a year and never used her and it's the first time I have tried colouring purple hair, rather like it.
Image - The Paper Shelter
Medium - Copics. gold star Sakura pen
Papers - various old pieces
Sentiment - Digistamp Boutique
Spiders and web diecuts - bought from Facebook group
Charm - The Charm Barn
Bow from stash

Incy Wincy Hallowen 
Crafty Sentiments Halloween 
Sketchy colours Great sketch 
Crafty Catz Halloween 
Crafty Calendar Halloween
  My Mum's Craft Shop Halloween 
Sparkles Halloween
The Paper Shelter Use two colours (Judging by the DT samples black doesn't count so mine are purple and orange)
Crafting for all Seasons Too cute to spook
Oldie but a goodie Spooky

Wednesday 16 October 2013

CAS Christmas

I am loving some of the CAS cards I see in Blogland and thought I would have a go for a change. I am so pleased with the result, I've astonished myself. I will definitely be making some more like this.
Image - Sheena Douglass
Medium - Copics
Paper - Bo Bunny Rejoice
Sentiment - LOTV
Other - baker's twine, pearls

Craftyhazelnut Make it square 
Totally Gorjuss Wings and things 
Scribble and Scrap Anything Goes
Bearly Mine Anything Goes
Creative Craft Anything Goes

Tuesday 15 October 2013


This is posibly my fave boy's image from LOTV, I just think he is adorable. Mind you all their boys are adorable. He is useful for Birthdays of course but I decided to use him for Halloween as my GDT card for Papertake Weekly where our challenge is to use Halloween colours.
Image - LOTV
Medium - Copics
Papers - oddments
Sentiment - Digistamp Boutique
Dies - Memory Box border and spider bought from Facebook group
Punch - MS star border
Other - hessian, I used a string from this on the spider too

Lili of the Valley Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar Halloween 
Simon Says Rubber or clear stamp
MAWTT Spooktastic times 
Paper Crafting Journey Use Halloween colours 
Crafty Catz Halloween 
Di's Digis Colours of Halloween
Sweet Stampin' Halloween 
The Ribbon Girl Lovely Lili - Anything goes
Cards for Men Halloween

Monday 14 October 2013

Playing with my new doll

My lovely friend Lisa sent me a voucher for My Crafty Heart for my Birthday and after looking at the paper pads and dies, thought no I will get something totally different so I choose a Prima tag pad and a Prima doll stamp. I thought these would be fun and I was right, they were. I paper pieced the doll and added some lace under her skirt.
Image - Prima
Papers - Prima Lyric
Medium - Copics
Flower - Prima
Other - Tim Holtz rubons, DI Frayed Burlap and Tattered Rose, lace, alphabet and ribbon from stash

These make great bookmarks as well as tags and I will definitely be making some more.

Simon Says Rubber or clear stamp 
In the Pink Luscious Lace 
Southern Girls Sing a song (Living Doll) 
Allsorts Use your ABCs 
That Craft Place Think Pink

Sunday 13 October 2013

Minimal embellishments

I wanted to enter the Without Words challenge this month as they are looking for the colour of pumpkins and I love using these colours so minimal embellishments for this card, just some ribbon and pearls.
Image - Tiddly Inks
Medium - Copics
Papers - First Edition Desert Bloom
Pearls - The Hobby House
Other - organza ribbon from stash, DI Spiced marmalade

Without Words Pumpkins (colours) 
Crafty Sentiments Anything Goes

Saturday 12 October 2013

Growing hearts

I was looking through stamps for sale on eBay and came across this cutie and was lucky enough to win the bid. It is the first time I have tried colouring hedgies with black and grey instead of browns, They are always this colour on the stamps but somehow I think of hedgies as brown. Makes a change to have them a different colour I think.

Image - Penny Black TLC
Medium - Copics
Papers - MME Lost and Found Rosy
Punch - Michaels border punch
Roses - Wild Orchid
Other - ribbon and pearl heart from stash

Stamping Sensations All creatures great and small
Bearly Mine Ribbon/string/twine 
Crafty Sentiments Anything Goes 
Simon Says Rubber or clear stamp
Sketch N Stash great sketch which I rotated (New stamp and papers)
Charisma Animals

Hubby is off to a classic car show so I am planning to get some crafting done today.

Friday 11 October 2013

Something Different

I love playing around with different ideas sometimes and for my DT project for this week's challenge of Wrap it up at Winter Wonderland I decided to have a play with some washi tape. I made the flower with some scraps of paper and a Marianne poinsettia die. I used a Woodware holly punch and some of my favourite hessian along with a LOTV sentiment and some recycled gold baubles from some Christmas wrapping. 

We are sponsored by the lovely Teresa with a £10 voucher for her online store

and Ivanovachest who is offering some gorgeous Christmas ribbons

Lili of the Valley Anything Goes 
Marianne's Design Divas Anything Goes 
Sparkles Christmas Anything but a card

Thursday 10 October 2013

Vintage silhouette

A change from Christmas today for my DT card for Crafty Little Fairies where our challenge is pretty in pink. We are sponsored by Live and Love Craft. A nice easy challenge and a fabulous prize on offer so hop you will join in the fun.
Image - Flonz
Papers - Prima Lyric
Velvet ribbon - Crafty Ribbons
Picture frame - Crafts Too
Gauze - LOTV shop
Other - shabby white frantage, wooden flowers, pearls, TH distress tool

I love frantage but oh my word it is soooo messy I was covered in sparkle when I made this. 

Vintage Stamping Feminine Beauty 
ALBC A little bit shabby 
Whimsy Shabby chic/vintage
Sketchy Colours Pink, cream and white
Natalie and Amy Shabby Chic 
Scribble and Scrap Anything Goes
Divas by Design 3 or more layers
Simon Says Rubber or clear stamp

Wednesday 9 October 2013

Candy Winners

Thanks to everyone who entered my Birthday candy. It seems that many of you thought having 4 winners was a good idea. What a job I gave myself though in sorting it out. I had to number everyone according to their choice. I drew the winners using random org.

So here are the lucky winners.

Could the winners please email me their addresses by Saturday 12th. If I don't hear from anyone then I will draw again on Sunday.

Sorry you can't all be winners but there is sure to be some more candy on here soon. I am going to the Hobbycrafts show at the NEC so will be on the lookout for something nice to offer.

Please scroll down for today's card.

Snowy Postbox

Thank you so much for all the lovely Birthday wishes. I had a lovely day at Colchester Zoo, even fed a giraffe and elephant. The weather was glorious for October and we sat outside for coffee and for lunch. I had some lovely cards and pressies, some crafty, and some money which I shall be saving for the NEC next month.

I was inspired to make this card by a photo challenge on the Docrafts site. I love Teri's scene digis at Delicious Doodles and I knew I wanted to colour just the postbox with Copics. The paper is from a new pack I bought at The Range, Dovecraft Tis the Season. The dies are both Marianne and I added some raffia lace and a Crafty Sentiments digi sentiment and some stickles.

Totally Gorjuss Anything goes with stars 
Crafts - Too Challenge You Christmas festivities create a scene
Marianne's Design Divas Anything Goes
Through the Craftrom Door Anything Goes

Tuesday 8 October 2013

Birthday Candy

This post will stay at the top until 8th October. Please scroll down for newer posts.

I always like to give some candy away for my Birthday and this year I thought I would do something different. Instead of giving everything away to one person I have chosen a variety of things and made 4 candies so I can give something away to 4 people. They are all worth about the same and all have some lovely embellishments. 

So to enter my candy
You must be a follower
Add my candy picture to your sidebar with a link back to my blog
Leave me a comment telling me whether you would like A, B, C or D.

You must choose which candy you would like. Please do not say any of them or A or B for example. I will only be entering people into the draw who have chosen A, B, C or D.

This candy is open until midnight on my Birthday (8th October).

It's my Birthday and James and the Snowman

Yes, today is my Birthday and what do I have to share with you today, a Christmas card, lol! It's my DT card for Papertake Weekly where we want to see two of something. I have lots of them - figures, dies, ribbons, mittens, Happy Christmas and main colours.
Image - LOTV
Medium - Copics
Papers - Bo Bunny Snowfall
Dies - Memory box Frostyville corner and Precious mittens
Ribbons - Crafty Ribbons (the velvet ribbon on the mittens and the Happy Christmas)
Other - Raffia lace, stickles

Lili of the Valley Anything Goes 
Crafty Cardmakers Cute and furry
Scribble and Scrap Anything Goes
Crafting Musketeers Christmas in October
Stamping Sensations All Creatures Great and Small

I have scheduled this post as we are planning an early start today to go out for the day.

Monday 7 October 2013


What beautiful weather we had this weekend. We went out for breakfast yesterday and then went into Norwich for a bit of shopping so apologies if I haven't visited this weekend. I always seem to have much less time for blogging at the weekends. 

 Now here are some animals which you would never see at the same time in the wild as they live at opposite ends of the earth but how cute do they look together.
 Image - LOTV 
Medium - Copics 
Paper - MME All is Bright
 Dies - Memory Box penguin, Marianne Christmas tree
 Other - stckles, Viva Decor pearl pen, ribbon and bow from stash

Inky Chicks 2 different diecuts 
  Crafty Catz Anything Goes 
  Sister Act Anything Goes 
  Crafts - Too Challenge You Christmas festivities create a scene 
  Stamping Sensations All Creatures Great and Small 
  Marianne's Design Divas Anything Goes 

 If you haven't entered my candy then you only have today left to enter.

Sunday 6 October 2013

Leaf Peeping

This is the third of my layouts this week and very different to the busy Christmas one a couple of days ago. We adore New England in the fall and were there this time last year. Every where you look is a photo opportunity and it is difficult to choose which ones to make into layouts. Hubby was messing around saying he was leaf peeping, which is what they call it, so I had to use this photo.

Just for a change I made a layout with no papers. The card is Core'dinations Graphic 45 and I used a mask for the first time which I bought at Ally Pally in April. I used DI Spiced Maramalade and added some paper leaves from Michaels, raffia, some Teresa Collins and Papermania Persimmon bits and American Crafts letters. Love the saddle stitching on these letters.

Heck of a Challenge Colours of Autumn 
One Crazy Stamper Thankful/Autumn
Creative Moments Autumn
MAWTT Anything Goes
C4E Cinnamon colour challenge
Allsorts Autumn colours

Saturday 5 October 2013

Fairy in Red

I am so loving using Autumnal shades and I couldn't wait to use my gorgeous new MME papers so this little cutie is in red today.
Image - LOTV
Medium - Copics
Papers - MME Lost and Found Rosy
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Charm - The Charm Barn
Other - pearls, baker's twine, TH distress tool, DI Worn Lipstick

The Paper Shelter Shabby Chic 
Cute Card Thursday Signs of Distress 
Stampin' for the Weekend Fairies or fantasy

I came home to a letter from the hospital to say my recent brain scan was normal, huge relief. 

I am at a craft fair this morning and then meeting some friends for lunch as it was her Birthday recently and mine next week so we are meeting in between the two.

Still a couple of days left to enter my candy above.

Friday 4 October 2013

Here comes Santa

After my very busy scrapbook layout this morning, something much more simple. I bought some black Cheery Lynn Santa diecuts from somebody on Facebook and made some 5" square cards which I sell in packs of 2. I used First Edition Silent Night paper, Memory Box die and white glitter card and Crafty Ribbons Christmas ribbon from last year. I really love the way these turned out. I had to cut off the lead reindeer, sorry Rudolph as the diecut was too big for the card. I was lucky enough to win $15 to spend at Scrapyland so I chose the Impression Obsession die which is similar but has 2 rows of reindeer. I also chose a Memory Box snowdrift die, shame about the $11 postage but still less than the cost of the 2 dies so I am looking forward to getting those.

Crafts - Too Challenge You Christmas festivities, create a Christmas scene
  Divas by Design CAS 
Fab n Funky Ribbon 
Delightful Holiday spirit (Christmas)

I went to the doctor yesterday about my back as although the osteopath has straightened out my posture and got rid of the general backache I am still getting sudden sharp pains on one side. She has referred me for an X ray to see if anything was damaged when I fell in May. Today we are both going for a health check, blood pressure etc as it is a while since we had that done. Then I need to pop in The Range for some boxes and a browse of the craft section I'm sure, then lunch out and visit my Mum.

Happy Holidays

I am on a roll with my layouts and actually completed 3 this week after weeks of not doing any. I find once I start I want to do more and more. It's such a lovely thing to create especially as I get to keep them unlike the cards I make. This one is a rather busy page, rather like Disney at Christmas. I wanted to keep with a red, gold and green colour scheme and reflect the Christmas trees in the photos.

The pics were taken in Florida of course, papers are Deja Vus Fair Isle Christmas. I also used MB ornament die. Marianne Christmas tree die, Tim Holtz salvage stickers, Papermania Christmas trees, ribbon from Crafty Ribbons and a sentiment from stash.

Totally Gorjuss Traditional Christmas colours 
Marianne's Design Divas Anything Goes 
Sparkles Christmas Anything but a Card

Thursday 3 October 2013

Putting my feet up

Time for another anything goes with ribbon challenge at Crafty Ribbons and this is a card I made for a friend recently. He is a builder so I'm sure he must wear boots like this and he has a very big TV so this image suited him perfectly.
Image - LOTV Sketch Pad
Medium - Copics
Papers - oddments
Ribbon - Crafty Ribbons
Sentiment - Craftwork Cards
Other - baker's twine, Woodware tabs coloured with DI Forest Moss

Crafty Catz Birthday
Lili of the Valley Anything Goes
Through the Craftroom Door Anything Goes
Simon Says Going Dotty
Penny's Anything Goes

Wednesday 2 October 2013

Asleep in the garden

I do love PB hedgies and they don't come much cuter than this one do they. I was asked to make a boy's baby card and thought I would create a little garden scene.
Image - Penny Black
Medium - Copics
Papers - Papermania Capsule
Ribbon - white velvet from Crafty Ribbons
Dies - Magnolia Doohickey fence, others Memory Box
Other - pearls, sentiment and bow from stash

Here come the boys Baby boy 
Allsorts How does your garden grow
Creative Craft Anything Goes

Tuesday 1 October 2013

My first Halloween Treat Bag

Time for another DT make for Papertake Weekly and this week our theme is Anything Goes with the option of making a Halloween treat bag. I have never made one of these before but I am hoping it may sell at one of my craft fairs this month.
Image - Tiddly Inks
Medium - Copics
Paper - digi paper I found on my PC
Tree stamp - Personal Impressions
Sentiment - Digistamp Boutique
Diecuts - bought from Facebook group
Other - Sakura clearstar pen, star gems and ribbon from stash

Here's the detail of the image

Simon Says Anything Goes 
Crafts 4 Eternity Anything Goes 
Sister Act Anything Goes 
AGOAC Use black
Tiddly Inks Anything Goes 
Bearly Mine Halloween