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Tuesday 31 July 2012

Hot diggity dog!

Evening lovelies, this is my second blog for today, I was looking at everyone else's blogs earlier and saw allsortschallenge blog, so thought I'd enter this card, The theme is Case it! I have copied the layout! 
8x8 cream scalloped edge card base, matted with cream card that I pierced the edges, more cream card that I ran through m-bossability folder twice as it was bigger than folder, I then direct to paper inked with dusty concord DI, added the ribbons, have you noticed their crooked? Lol! Oops! The frame I created with a fancy grande nestie the smallest and the largest of a classic circle nestie, the paper I used for it and the flowers are from the hot diggity dog pad as is the image, which I coloured with spectrum noirs, I inked all the edges with broken China DI, Buttons from stash with purple twine, sentiment stamped and cut with spellbinder. Thank you for visiting xxx 

Citrus monochromatic!

Good afternoon my lovelies!
Today's card was just a play time card, I think it turned out quite nice! 
8x8 scalloped edge cream card, I pierced around the edge of cream card and matted, the leaf stamp and sentiment are from my fave set at the mo, creative ex dandelion wishes! I used dried marigold DI to stamp and ink edges, I used ornate diamonds creative ex embossing folder, also inked heavily with same ink, added cream lace, the topper is a spellbinder new set another fave at the mo too, I second generation stamped the leaf stamp in the DI around the edge randomly and lightly inked, the flowers and foliage are also spellbinders, I couldn't live without my foliage dies, got to be my most used dies ever! Also used cream card and inked with DI, added some bobby dazzlers, voila a very bright card! Thank you for visiting today xxx 

Monday 30 July 2012


Good afternoon Lovelies! Not often I say that! Hope you all had a fab weekend, wasn't the opening ceremony fantastic? Wow when we need to we can do it with bells on! 
Not often I say this about my own work! But I love this card! 
I used 8x8 scalloped edge cream card base, pierced the edges of black card and layered, I masked the edges of some taupe coloured card and stamped in black a leafy stamp from my lovely new fave set by Creative ex called Dandelion set, I then embossed with hounds tooth embossing folder the other bit of taupe card, had to run it through twice as it was bigger than folder, I then directly inked from pad with black soot DI, it's not terribly noticeable in pic, but I did some  pleating on the ribbon and added pearls where I didn't pleat, the sentiment is from the same stamp set, I used the smallest of the new and beautiful grande, nesties, ovals, inked lightly whilst still in die with black soot DI, I then cut and embossed, using black for the branches and taupe for the cherry blossoms and inked while still in die, with same ink. And there it is, hope you like it as much as I do? Thank you for visiting today xxx 

Sunday 29 July 2012

Have a beautiful day

Morning lovelies an early post for me today! Going to Canterbury today, shopping! Have a posh wedding to go to end of September in Tonbridge Wells, and need to get an outfit, and the sales are on so wish me luck! 
I made this card last night and scheduled it to post this morning, so hope it's worked? 
I started with 6x6 scalloped edge white card base, I matted with black, on white card I scored 2 lines left a gap of approx 1 and half inch then scored another 2 lines, I masked either side and stamped using versamark a very pretty leafy stamp from the dandelion set from Creative Ex then used Orange and magenta pan pastels and sealed with cheap hairspray, I used black stazon to stamp bird and sentiments all from same set, the butterfly is a freeby from a mag it's by Indigoblu I stamped with black then used same PP to colour it and sprayed, added the swirly bling and voila! Another very quick and simple card, thank you for visiting xxx 

Saturday 28 July 2012

Wild flower

Good evening Lovelies! Hope your all having a good weekend so far?
Tonight's make is a very quick and simple card, I started with 6x6 scalloped edged white card base I matted with black, with white card I scored two narrow lines with about an inch space then another two score lines, I masked off either side, then with versamark i stamped make a wish text very randomly only a couple of times, then used some big bubble wrap randomly a couple of times,then with pan pastels, Hansa yellow and turquoise, I blended over, sprayed with cheap hairspray to seal it then stamped using a Dandelion stamp from Creative expressions set and sentiment from same set, voila! I think it's rather pretty, hope you do too? Thank you for visiting xx 

Friday 27 July 2012

Princess castle

Good evening Lovelies! An earlier post from me tonight! I need an early night.
Tonight's make I have made for my neighbours little girl who loves everything girlie! Pink, fairy's princesses and castles. 
 I started with a 6x6 scalloped edge white card, I created the background stamping with versamark using a sentiment stamp and a butterfly stamp randomly and used Pan Pastels, permanent green tint, turquoise tint, blue tint, magenta tint and violet tint, sealed with cheap hairspray, I embossed with an m-bossabilites folder and rounded the edges, the topper is from a set by Do-crafts I bought in a sale recently, I coloured it with Spectrum noirs, cut and embossed using a spellbinder nestie, I lightly inked the edge with pink sherbet adirondack ink, ribbons from stash, the flowers are the smallest bitty blossoms (spellbinders) and inked with the pink sherbet and DI, foliage inked with DI, the buttons from stash. Voila! Not my favourite card, but for a little girl I think it's perfect, thank you for visiting xxx 

Thursday 26 July 2012

Time tag!

Good evening Lovelies! Had a much cooler day until late afternoon then the sun came out and it was very warm again!
Tonight's post is tag, I wish I could live like the sentiment! Lol! I stamped a large pale green tag with a sentiment and cogs background stamp from my new stamp set from Creative Expressions, with versamark, I then blended Pan Pastels several different shades, stamped and heat embossed with black EP the fob chain, watch and sentiment from the same set, added a few highlights with a white gel pen, plaited 3 shades of raffia. A very simple tag took all of 15 mins! Thank you for visiting xxx

Wednesday 25 July 2012

A birthday card for a very special little girl.

Good evening Lovelies, what a scorcher :)! 
Tonight's make is an emotional one for me, I'm a foster carer, and this card is for the last little one we had, she came to us at 4 days old and stayed until she was adopted at 17 months! I can tell you it was the hardest thing I've ever done, and will never get over it! A day doesn't go by without her being in my thoughts, and yes I still have times when I cry! That was nearly a year and half ago, she is extremely happy and her new mummy and daddy are the most wonderful and worthy, people to have my special little girl, and they do update me from time to time, thank goodness. And of course we have another little princess now, she came 3 weeks after the last one at a year old and will also be getting adopted fairly soon, so another broken heart coming up, I must be crazy, but in spite the heart ache I love my job! 
  So back to my card which is for the one that's been adopted she will be 3 in September, hopefully we'll get to see her?
I used 8x8 white scalloped edge card base, and just went crazy with my new spellbinder dies and m-bossability, i did it all with white and edged with pink sherbert adirondack ink, the image is Wellington stamp from a set, which I coloured using Spectrum noirs, the branches for the cherry blossom die are coloured with walnut stain DI, I dotted sticklers in the centre of cherry blossoms, added some buttons and a couple of the smallest bitty blossoms and foliage, the 3 is a template which I cut out onto double sided adhesive and plonked into micro beads, a bobby dazzler for biggest flower and voila, took quite a while, but I like the result, I had to get this right for her love her! Hope you like it? Thank you for spending the time to visit xxx

Tuesday 24 July 2012

Yay! its finally beach weather :)

Good evening lovelies, wow! What a gorgeous day again! Love it, more please!
So as we're having a spot of warm weather, whats more fitting than a beach card? 
I'd like to say this is a quick and simple card, but the image took me bloomin ages to colour in, apart from that it was easy! I coloured it in with watercolour pencils onto watercolour card. The rest is pretty simple. Thank you for visiting, hope to see you again soon xxx

Poppy tag

Hi lovelies, an earlier post from me today! It's a beautiful warm sunny day, love it! 
I made this last night, which is why I'm posting early, will post again tonight.
I used a large white tag, I blended Pan Pastels, Permanent red shade, permanent red, permanent green, then I inked up some bubble wrap with versamark and randomly stamped over background, then used White pan pastel over the top to create some light, sealed with cheap hairspray, stamped using stazon, Lavinia stamp's, the sentiment is a Clarity stamp! I just used a white gel pen to create some definition, unfortunately I didn't notice that my acrylic block had some ink on it, until I took the photo, :( thank you for visiting xxx 

Monday 23 July 2012


Good evening Lovlies! Phew what a hot one! I'm not complaining I love the warm sunny weather!  So onto tonight's make, a very quick and simple card, using my lovely Lavinia stamps, 6x6 card base, I stamped the three Poppy's using Whispers brush markers, 2 different reds and 2 different greens, huffed on them before laying them down, cut them into equal sized rectangles inked the edges with red chalk ink, no matting or layering, then tied a double bow bit of bling, voila! Simples. Thank you for spending the time to visit today xxx

Sunday 22 July 2012


Good evening, well we've had beautiful weather and a fab weekend! Hope you all have too?
Tonight's make was inspired by a free book of road maps we got with our paper today, hope you like it.
I used 8x8 craft card base, layered with some Tim Holtz paper Lost and found pad, I tore a page out if free book inked edges with old paper DI, the postcard is from Creative Ex stamp set and the tickets also CE but steampunk set, I stamped in black ink, inked with old paper DI, the tickets I scrumpled them up and inked very lightly over the creases with black soot DI, the topper is from the Portabello Rd set, I stamped the bus first, masked it, then the Taxi, masked that then stamped Big Ben and masked that, I then used the large union flag by Indigoblu, which I inked up using whispers brush markers, then huffed on them to stamp, I coloured the images with Spectrum Noir's,I finished off drawing freehand a wobbly frame twice just to make the image stand out! Voila! I'm entering this ard into the theme is Travel.

Saturday 21 July 2012

Pink, purple and aqua!

Hi Lovlies, an earlier post for me today, I am going to a 50th birthday party tonight, and probably be late home :% 
This is another card I'm entering into Winter Wonderland challenge!
An extremely quick and easy make, literally 5 mins! I used 6x6 scalloped white card base, the stamp is by Indigoblu, I stamped using Big and juicy, hydrangea ink pad, the sentiment is by Creative Expressions, I added pink, purple and blue twine, voile! Simples! Thank you for taking the time to visit today xxx

Friday 20 July 2012


Good evening Lovlies! Well we've had a mixed weather day today! Sunshine and showers! Are we ever going to get a summer? So away from summer and onto Christmas, well snowflakes actually, I'm entering this card into the Winter wonderland challenge.
I've started with a 6x6 scalloped edge white card base, on white card I stamped and heat embossed with clear EP a lovely snowflake collage stamp from Indigoblu, I then blended Pan pastels, Turquoise, Magenta then toned down with magenta tint, and violet, sealed with cheap hairspray, I cut and embossed spellbinders snowflakes, I then stamped the snowflakes with versamark a swirly stamp then dusted with pink and violet mica powders, the Noel is also Indigoblu, thank you for visiting xxx

Thursday 19 July 2012

Jacks birthday card!

Good evening Lovlies! Hope you've all had a great day? We had the Olympic torch run past today! Just down the road from me! It was great, and the rain held off!
Now I really am not keen on doing character cards! Neither am I keen on holographic card! but! Jack who will be 3 on Sunday, is our next door neighbour! And he is Buzz Lightyear crazy! We are going to his party Sunday! So here's his card!
8x8 gatefold, in white, the image I cut from a cheap card I bought in a card shop! I know! Mad! But it was the only image I could find, and the card was awful, plus it had a badge, which he will love! So I matt and layered green holographic card with orange Coredinations, which I embossed with a star EF, the 3 is a template I used the holo,happy birthday is a Sizzix die and the JACK is a cuttlebug cut and emboss folder, unfortunately it was getting dark when I took the pic and the light reflected a bit so you can't read Jack! I used a grande nestie for the image! Not my usual type of card, but I know Jack will love it! Thank you for taking the time to visit xxx

Wednesday 18 July 2012

Winter greetings

Good evening Lovlies! 
Tonight's make is a 5 minute tops card! The hardest thing was deciding what sentiment to use! I am entering this into Winter wonderland challenge, sentiment as focal point! 
5x5 white card, it does Look cream in the photo, due to my lighting! I scored 3 lines approx half cm apart either side of a 1 and half inch space, I swept permanent green and Hansa yellow Pan Pastels in diagonal direction, sealed with cheap hairspray, stamped using black Stazon, the stamps and sentiment are Creative Ex, winter trees set from last year! Thank you for looking xxx

Tuesday 17 July 2012


Good evening Lovlies! Hope you've all had a good day? 
Tonight's make I am entering into the Winter Wonderland challenge, the theme is; sentiment is the focal point!
I have gone with cream A5 base card, I stamped and heat embossed with gold EP a lovely stamp by Indigoblu, I then stamped Noel by Clarity stamps again with gold EP, I made a mask and cut out the middle of the o and stamped with clear EP the sentiment masked and stamped two trees from the same set also in clear EP they are from creative ex winter set, I then inked with chipped sapphire DI, cut and embossed the smallest of grande nesties and the next size up to create a frame, I laid the frame with glue gel for definition, added some gold gems, voila! Thank you for sparing the time to look xxx

Monday 16 July 2012


Good evening Lovlies! What another rotten day weather wise! Hurry up summer!
Well our Niece, on hubby's side, had a baby girl yesterday! Jessica Rose! So here's her card, I have toiled over this all evening, I don't have a lot of baby craft stuff so was a struggle, plus I wanted something that if they wanted to they could frame! 
8x8 Scalloped edge card, I embossed white card with buttons folder and inked edges with pink lemonade adirondack ink! The patchwork paper is from Boofles paper pad! a fave at the mo! The heart die is a black one don't know the make? I got it from eBay unpackaged for £3 it's a lovely die, I inked the frame only in the pink, the sentiment is from a butterfly set of stamps can't remember who's sorry! The flowers and my most used foliage spellbinders dies on white and inked with same ink! Assortment of pink buttons from stash! Jessica I cut with a cuttlebug cut and emboss folder inked, a double bow button and bit of pink twine and voila! Do you think this looks like a new baby card? Not sure I do? I like it though. 
Thank you for taking the time to look! Xxx

Sunday 15 July 2012

Oh i do like to be beside the seaside.

Good evening lovelies! Well it's not been a bad day, just not very warm or much sunshine, but at least it hasn't rained! 
Tonight's make I'm entering the theme is Sun sea and sand! Had to do this one as I live by the sea!
5x5 white base card, sand colour paper from Boofles pad, bit if blue bakers twine with a big yellow/orange button to resemble the sun of course, the image is by Micheal Powell, love these stamps at the mo! Which I coloured with Spectrum noir pens and tore and inked the edges with DI, the Gull and Deckchairs were free with a mag, also coloured with SN's! I'd like to say a quick and easy card, but the colouring takes a while as its such a detailed stamp, but other than that a very simple card, thank you for looking, I appreciate all your comments xxx

Challenge 2 # Summer

Hi Lovelies, so today is the launch of Show us your twinchie challenge 2 the theme is Summer! Here are my DT samples! 
I used a Micheal Powell Beach hut stamp, stamped with black Stazon, I water coloured using whispers brush markers and a water brush, I triple embossed using extra deep EP and added a novel button! Very simple, hope you like it?
My second one I embossed the little square with a spellbinders M-bossability folder and inked the edges with pink ink, the stamps were free with a mag I bought months ago, I stamped with black Impressions ink, coloured with Promarkers and sprayed with Crafters Companion Spray and sparkle. 
My third I used, Pan Pastels to colour the background and sealed with cheap hairspray, the stamp is a Kanban stamp, I added a gem and sprayed with Crafters Companion Spray glaze! Very simple.
So there's my 3 hope you like them and hope your going to join in we had an amazing response from our first challenge, with wonderful entries, it's amazing the different ideas crafters come up with! Thank you all again! 

Saturday 14 July 2012

Father card!

Hi again lovelies! A second post for me this evening, sorry if your busy enough with other blogs but I do appreciate your comments! 
Now, my colouring skills are not great, so I thought I would try to improve them, don't think I have :( would appreciate any advice you could give to make it better? I have used Spectrum noir's
The card base is 8x8 cream scalloped edge, The stamps are from the Wellington set, the background paper is from Boofles, which I embossed and inked with brushed corduroy DI, I stamped the card base in one corner with a very ornate flourish stamp in old paper DI and inked all round the edges to create a blurred distressed effect, the striped paper is from my stash can't remember the brand, inked with brushed corduroy DI.

Another crimbo card!

Evening lovelies! Yes another crimbo card I'm afraid, lol!
A very simple and easy card took no more than 10 mins.
5x5 cream card, I masked all 4 sides, stamped with a large and small sprig stamp, which is a Creative Ex Christmas stamp set, I then rubbed over with Pan Pastels, greens that were still on sponge so bit of a mixture, sealed with cheap hairspray! The embellishments are from spellbinders dies, the baubles are from the new Christmas tree die set and the sprig is from an autumn leaf set I inked with DI, the sentiment stamp is from Clarity stamps, 3 black gems and voila! Thank you for taking the time to look xxx

Friday 13 July 2012

Christmas tree!

Good evening Lovelies, can you believe it's Friday again already?
Tonight's make is a very quick and simple card!
I've used a cream 8x8 scalloped edge base card, matted with a black glittery polka dot card, and rounded the corners, and matted again with a fawn card I'd embossed with a mask, and cut and embossed black card with the new Christmas tree spellbinders die! Thank you for looking, I appreciate all your lovely comments it makes my day :) xxx 

Thursday 12 July 2012

Altered art dictionary

Hi again, my second post for this evening I am entering into 
This is an Altered art dictionary page, if you don't know what that is? You pick one word on the page, highlight it and create something related to that word, it's very easy, addictive and fun. The word I have used is "Fantasy".
 I used Pan Pastels Orange, Hansa yellow and permant red, sealed with cheap hairspray, stamped using stazon and a selection of Lavinia stamps, I highlighted with a white gel pen for a bit of dimention and sprayed with some glitter spray! Hope you like it? Thank you for looking xxx

2nd Birthday card

Evening lovelies! A rather wet couple of days for us here! 
Tonight's make is a very quick and simple card I have made for the little boy of a very good friend of mine! 
I have used cream silk card base A5 size, papers from 12x12 Boofles paper pad which I've cut with nesties and layered, the elements are also from the pad, the number two I use double sided adhesive with a template and covered with mica flakes! Simples! Thank you for spending the time to look xxx 

Wednesday 11 July 2012

You bored of fairies yet?

Good evening Lovelies! Been playing with my Lavinia stamps and Pan Pastels again! I know very similar to last nights tag! But just can't leave them alone at the moment! I'm not sure what to do with this? I thought maybe mounting it onto some nice card and getting a nice frame, to give to my little pricess as a keepsake when she moves onto adoption :( what do ya think?

Under the sea tag

Morning Lovelies! An early post from me today, it wasn't dry last night to post,
Another quick and simple tag using the wonderful Lavinia stamps, I love them.
I used a large pale blue tag, I blended Pan Pastels, blue, turquoise shade, turquoise tint and some thin streaks of magenta to add some movement, I stamped the fish etc with black stazon, and used various brilliance colours to create sea plants, few highlights with a white gel pen and some glossy accents to create bubbles, voila! Hope you like it, thank you very much for popping in to see it xx it's a bit blurred sorry! 

Tuesday 10 July 2012

Christmas tree

Good evening Lovelies! Hope your all well. Tonight's make is another Christmas card!
8x8 cream scalloped base, I cut and embossed my new spellbinder Christmas tree in the centre of cream card to create an aperture, I had to cut off a few of the curly bits from the aperture, I scored 5 narrow lines around all 4 edges of the aperture card, I mounted the aperture card onto mounting foam to give some dimention over some green pearlescent paper, then the die cut flat into the aperture, made a double bow with gold and cream lace added a bobby dazzler and a sentiment, a very simple and quick card. Thank you for visiting xxx

Monday 9 July 2012


Me again yes two tonight! Can't help myself, this is another tag I am entering into again,
Large white tag, using Lavinia stamp, Fuchias not sure I've spelt that right??? I stamped two corners with versamark and dusted over Pan Pastels, Magenta and Violet, sealed with cheap hairspray, stamped the fuchia with black Stazon, then with a leafy Lavinia stamp I stamped with versamark and dusted with some irredecent mica powder, added some highlights with a white gel pen and voila another very simple tag loaded with techniques, thank you for looking xxx

Washing drying

Good evening Lovelies, hope your all well?
Tonight's make I am entering into the theme is anything goes! And guess what? It's not a card lol!....... I know! 
I started with a large cream tag, the background I created with bubble wrap, my fave technique at mo! Inked bubble wrap with versamark and randomly stamped onto tag, dusted over with Pan Pastels another fave at mo! Permanent Red, Hansa Yellow and Orange, sealed with cheap hairspray, stamps are Lavinia stamps, I used black Stazon, fairies, toadstool, washing line and vine, I highlighted the background with a white gel pen added a few dots here and there and voila! Thank you for stopping by hope you like it? Xxxx 

Sunday 8 July 2012

Ice cream on the beach!

Evening Lovelies! I'm not going to mention the weather!
So this evening I have made a card I'm entering into the theme being! Ice cream colours! 
A5 Fancy shaped card, I scored, not all even stripes, masked with low tack tape and used  pan pastels to colour stripes, to resemble a deckchair, the colours are to resemble ice creams so mine are Mango sorbet, vanilla, strawberry, lemon sorbet, chocolate and mint! Mmmm! Sounds good! The topper I coloured the background again with PP, the stamps were free with a mag, and the little embellishments are buttons from my stash, I coloured the image with promarkers! The bunting was from a scrap of paper I used the other day and hadn't bothered chucking! Glad I didn't now. Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my blog xxx 

Autumn fairies

Morning Lovlies! A very early posting from me!
I couldn't wait to try my new Lavinia stamps and embossing folder and spellbinder dies! So here's what I came up with!
8x8 scalloped edged cream base card matted with black added some dots with a white gel pen, matted with a fawn colour card which I ran through leaf EF twice as it was larger than the folder, I created the topper using Pan pastels and sealing with cheap hairspray and matting onto black card and again adding a few dots, I cut, embossed and lightly inked dies and voila! I know it's meant to be the summer, but thought this card said Autunm, hope you like it and thanks for spending the time to look xxx

Saturday 7 July 2012


Evening Lovelies, I hope everyone has managed to be safe and free from the floods! Hate to say this but been quite nice here, couple of light showers but over all warm and sunny! 
Tonight's make I am entering into the theme is to use acetate, not easy for me! So I made A4 card blank with centura pearl, I created a sleeve by embossing acetate with A4 leaf mask, and using alcohol inks in blue, yellow and green, unfortunately the leaves don't show up so well in the photo, I created the topper blending pan pastels which I just randomly splodged on, Hansa yellow, orange, turquoise and turquoise tint, sealed with cheap hairspray and stamped using stazon black ink some stamps from a set I got from The Range can't remember the make, then I inked the edges with black soot DI, I had some die cut black flourishes knocking around forever, I attached the sleeve with thin red line tape at the back close to crease, I used eyelets and ribbon to create a bit of interest in the corners! Hope you like it? It's different for me not sure I like it? Thank you for visiting my blog today xxx 

Friday 6 July 2012

Diamonds and pearls christmas

Good evening Lovelies! Well apart from rain early this morning it's been a nice sunny day! I sincerely hope none of you lovelies have suffered in any of the flooding? 
A very simple card, only took me about half hour, 8x8 scalloped edge card, I used centura pearl card and embossed twice with spellbinder m-bossabilities folder, added some lovely crinkle edge ribbon and made a big bow, added a bobby dazzler to bow, I cut the Pointsettia die by spellbinders 3 times in each size, shaped and layered! I must say this is one of my favourite die sets! Stuck diamanté type gems in the centres, added some swirly pearls and a sentiment! Voila, hope you like it? Thank you so much for stopping by xxx 

Thursday 5 July 2012

Clocks n locks

Evening lovelies! Hope everyone has had a nice day! We've had a warm sunny day again mostly, rained a bit early, I'm feeling a bit rough today! I have completely lost my voice, my throat and chest are really sore :( so didn't feel like pretty tonight so did one for the men! 
6x6 craft card, Coredinations, embossed with mask and sanded, black magic Coredinations embossed with clocks mask and sanded, used nestie, the topper, I used plain white card and splodged on Pan pastels, Burnt sienna, Orange shade and Yellow ochre tint, sealed with cheap hairspray, stamped with black ink a set of stamps I got from The Range, I can't remember the make, sorry! I edged with black soot DI after I cut it with nestie of course, the clock and lock are Tim Holtz! Thank you very much for looking, I really do appreciate the comments. Xxx 

Wednesday 4 July 2012

Simple and sweet

Good evening Lovelies, well we've had a lovely warm sunny day today, it even got up to 30 today phew! Which is kind of what inspired me for tonight's make!
8x8 scalloped edge white card, I cut and embossed white card, had to run through twice as card was longer than the m-bossabillity folder. Then I swiped Turquoise, Magenta and Violet pan pastels in diagonal direction, sealed with cheap hairspray and stamped with some stamps I got free from a mag, voila, hope you like it, thank you for stopping by.
I'd also like to thank everyone who is taking part in and following the show us your twinchies challenge, we've got wonderful entries so far, and some gorgeous samples from the DT, pop over and check them out, your be amazed at what you can do with such a tiny space.... 

Tuesday 3 July 2012

Shabby birdcage

Evening lovelies, hope you've all had a craftastic day!
Tonight's make I am entering into the theme is anything goes! And also the theme is Vintage.
I started by inking 8x8 scalloped edge card with Vintage photo DI, I embossed cream card with spellbinder m-bossability folder inked with Antique linen, and edged lightly with Vintage photo DI, I used papers from Vintage Attic, pad ripped and inked with VP again, I cut, embossed and inked, spellbinders birds, bird cage and foliage with the papers from same pad, the flowers are marianne dies, added a bow and button, voila. Hope you like it? Thanks for stopping by xxx 

Monday 2 July 2012

Black and cream

Hello again lovelies, this is my second blog this evening! This one I am entering into the theme for this is ribbon and bows! 
I started with cream 8x8 scalloped edge card base, matted with black card which I pierced the edges, I cut an aperture into cream card with Spellbinder largest fleur de lis square then embossed it with m-bossability folder and inked using antique linen DI, added black lace left and bottom, and mounted with foam for dimension, I cut a piece of 6x6 paper from Vintage Attic treasures by Melissa Frances pad, inked using Antique linen and edged lightly with black soot DI, added a beautiful champagne colour bow with button and black hat pins, a button onto the lace, cut a black butterfly with a Marianne die, added black swirly gems! Voila! Thank you for stopping by tonight. I'd also like to thank everyone for leaving such wonderful comments on our show us your twinchies challenge blog which launched yesterday its had a lot of interest, hope you will join in? Xx 

Monochromatic christmas card

Evening my Lovelies, hope you've all had a good day? Had a bit of drama myself! Long story, but all good in the end!
This is my entry for theme being Monochromatic 
A simple card I used 8x8 scalloped edge cream card base cut an apature into burgany card using spellbinders heirloom die, the largest one, then stamped and clear sparkle EP some snowflakes, cut cream card the same die and whilst still in the die embossed with a snowflake folder, added sentiment from Indigoblu onto spellbinder banner, added a lovely bow topped off with a gorgeous bobby dazzler and two cream hat pins viola! A simple and easy but I think elegant card! Hope you like it? Thanks for stopping by xxx 

Sunday 1 July 2012

White on white

Well lovelies, I don't know about yours but our weather has been very hit and miss today, bright sunshine one minute then pouring rain the next, come on its July!......
Tonight's make I am entering for the theme is White on white. I used 8x8 scalloped edge base, matted with centura pearl which I'd pierced the edges, I embossed with spellbinders m-bossabilities daisy pattern had to run through twice as card bigger than folder, bet you can't see a join lol ;) I used white antique lace for edge and along bottom and blinged it with a lovely bobby dazzler, I cut 6 various size and style Spellbinders spiral flowers plus the Spellbinders foliage dies twice, probably my most used dies and one of my all time faves! And stuck em on! Voila! A simple card, hope you like it, thank you for taking the time to look! 

Anything goes!

Here is my DT entry for the Show us your twinchies challenge! Pop over and join us, follow and have some fun creating some lovely little masterpieces!
Journey! I inked, with mustard seed distress ink and edged with wild honey, I stamped a small script stamp with versamark and dusted with bronze mica powder, sealed with some cheap hairspray, the tickets are from CExpressions travel set of stamps which I used Walnut stain DI and lightly inked over, scrumpled up and glued on, the Key and Keyhole are Tim Holtz.
Kingfisher! is a stamp set I got from a department store I don't remember the make, I first used Stamp board and swiped and blended Pan Pastels, Hansa yellow and ultramarine blue, sealed with cheap hairspray, stamped image with stazon, then triple embossed, with ex deep EP on the third layer whilst still molten I sprinkled on some irredescent mica powder, added a small section of swirly black bling, voila
Sunset! is white cardI used pan pastels, permanent red, diary lied yellow and Hansa yellow, diagonally blending, I sealed with cheap hairspray, I stamped image using coffee bean archival ink, the image is from the same set as the Kingfisher, I then triple embossed with Ex deep EP and added 3 gold gems.
Illusion! is Stampboard which I painted with Antique gold Acrylic paint when it was dry I stamped in black stazon Illusion from CExpressions steam punk set, triple embossed with Ex deep EP on the third layer while still molten I sprinkled in some mica flakes, the frame with brads is from Tim Holtz. These are my DT designs for show us your twinchies challenge blog