Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Another lovely surprise...

I have recieved this fab award above from my crafting buddy Elaine and also from Sandra. Thanks so much ladies. I'm going to do what Sandra did and pass it on to everyone who is a follower on my blog, to thank you all for your lovely comments and intrest in my blog, it really inspires me when I read all them all. So this award is for you.
The one below is also from Elaine and Carly. Sorry I've taken so long to post these ladies and thanks for making me one of your favs. I'm really honoured. I've to pass it on to another 10 blogs which won't be easy as there are so many that are my favs. So in no particular order I pass it to .... Sassy, Emma,Susie,Rozzy,Claudia Rosa,Lynsey,Sue,Elaine,Gina.

Yippeee I'm a winner....

Came home from my holiday to find that I had won the Sketch Saturday challenge while I was away with the above card. I only had till today to claim my prize which is 3 fab downloads from the Cutting Cafe` I was really surprised and just got in on time. Phew!! How lucky was that! I'm really looking forward to using them . Off now to catch up with my blogging. Happy crafting.

DT card for Charisma challenge # 12 Favourite things....

Hi everyone hope you are all well. I'm just back from my holiday and trying to catch up with everything and noticed I hadn't put my DT card on for this week, sorry it's a little late. I used my Cuddly Buddly Ted again as the challenge this week is your favourite things, and mine is Teddies. Along with my Nesties too. I've been using them a a bit more since my Robo started to have a mind of it's own and started playing up, so I've pushed him to one side while I figure out what's up with the stupid thing and my Nesties are now top favs.

Hope you like it, I had to do it very quickly before I went away and also I wasn't feeling very well either as my chest infection came back 2 days before I went on Holiday. Still enjoyed my holiday though, the cruise was wonderful.

Thursday, March 19, 2009


Hello there, this is my card for this weeks challenge which is a fab sketch this time, set by the lovely Joanne. I used my Pen Pal image this time, as I haven't used it in ages. Papers are Papermania Simply Elegant. Love these, they go with absolutely anything.Flowers ribbon and sentiment from my stash.
I won't be around for a week or two as I'm off on a Cruise with Hubby to celebrate our 30th Wedding Anniversary.... oooh so excited. I really desperately NEED some sunshine. We've never done a cruise before so it's a bit of an adventure for us. I'll have loads of pics to bore you with when we get back. Only kidding...lol.. Happy crafting be back soon, but not too soon!!

Monday, March 16, 2009

Georgee Bag...

Hi there another card I took into work today for one of my friends. This one is going to USA on Friday. She asked for handbags / and or shoes. I remembered I had this template from ages ago and never used it, so this is what I came up with. Oh! and it had to be blue. Hope she likes it.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Willow and Sunhat...

Another card made with Willow, this time for an 80th birthday and I had to make it without flowers, 'cause the lady associates flowers with death. I found this one quite tricky as I normally just put flowers on right away. So I had to think about this one. There is a small flower inWillow's hand and a couple of teeeeeny ..weeeny ones in her bonnet I hope that's okay for her. I think she meant just not to plaster it with flowers or have a flower image....I Hope...I wish now looking at it that I had done an extra matt under the image. BUT... it's finished now so I won't bother. Thanks for all your recent lovely comments I do read them all and appreciate every one that is left. Hope you all have a great weekend.

OOps nearly forgot I'm also entering this one for Sketch Saturday.

Willow, HSM, and Golf......

A couple of cards I did this week for orders, 2 golf cards for the same birthday and an 8th birthday for a little girl who likes HSM. I decoupaged the golf cards and googled the image for the HSM card. The fourth one is a Wallet card for Mothers Day as she wanted to give her Mum gift vouchers. I used my Willow with Sunhat stamp for this one from the WOJ Spring Set. I mounted the image onto a label shape cut on my Robo and embossed it with CB Swirls folder.Flowers are Prima Esprit and BP is Papermania. I'll be back later with a few more. Happy Saturday everybody.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Charisma Cardz challenge # 10... Something for the Guys

Hello everyone sorry for not blogging this week been mega busy with card making for orders and organising everything for my holiday next week., and my washing machine broke down on Sunday. It couldn't have happened in a worse week so I've been trying to do little hand washes to keep it up to date. Couldn't get an engineer out till Friday and hopefully he can fix it. Fingers crossed. Now on to the challenge.
It's my turn this week to set the challenge for Charisma Cardz and I chose .......
Something for the Guys.
I often get asked to do male cards and find that I usually use the same format every time, so... this time I used a completely different design. As all the male members of my family are footie mad I did a football. I used a Cuddly Buddly image and enlarged it on my computer to make the card and the image is also CB . I laced the back as I didn't have room on the front. Quite simple really but a little bit different. Why not pop along to the Charisma Cardz blog and join in this weeks challenge. If you're not in you can't win it!!!
Thanks for all the lovely comments that have been left on my blog I really do appreciate you taking the time.

Thursday, March 05, 2009

WOW!!! I've won Carly's DT challenge...

Remember the Bling Boot? ( scroll down to see the post) It was a card I made for a challenge that Carly from Charisma Cardz set for her DT members only and I'm really chuffed 'cause my card won. The prize was tickets to the NEC crafts or a surprise. I chose the surprise... Can't wait to see what I've won I'll let you all know when it comes. Thanks for stopping by have a nice evening.


Morning everyone hope you are all well today. Well this week has flown by and here we are Thursday again. The challenge over at Charisma Cardz this week is Pretty card/ Pretty card for Mum, so I've used my image this week from the Spring set from WOJ called Kneeling Willow. I love all the images in this set from Elizabeth Bell they are so sweet. I used Copics to colour the image and the papers are Basic Grey, Boxer.The flowers are Prima and the little hat I made years ago. The border punch is Fiskars.
Thanks for popping in and having a browse, why not pop along to Charisma and check out the other DT cards and join in the fun this week, always lovely prizes for the lucky winner. Have a lovely day.

Sunday, March 01, 2009

a lovely award...

Hi there ...the lovely Clare from http://www.clarescrafts.blogspot.com/has given me this fab award, thank you Clare .

The rules for this one are:
1. Put the logo on your blog or post.
2. Nominate at least 5 blogs, which show great Attitude and/or Gratitude! Be sure to link to your nominees within your post.
3. Let them know that they have received this award by commenting on their blog.
4. Share the love and link to this post and to the person from whom you received your award.
Here are my five...