Wednesday, 29 May 2013

For the Girls

Good Morning,

Today sees a new challenge at Fab'n'Funky where this week's challenge is brought to us by our lovely leader Judith with her choice of:

For the Girls

Our sponsors this week are:


My card is the one I made for Emma's 8th Birthday last week, she is doing well and almost back to her usual boisterous and chatty self.

Card Recipe:

Digi Image - Sherri Baldy
Co,louring Medium - Copics
Papers - First Edition
Sentiment - Hannilie, Desert Diva
Butterfly - Cheery Lynn Die
Flower - Wild Orchid
Leaves - Memory Box die
Lace, Jewellery space, pearl brad

Challenges entered:

Celebrate the Occasion - Butterfly
LEJ Designs - Celebrate
Gingerloft - Happy Birthday
Glitter n Sparkle - Birthdays
Great Impressions - Celebrations
Joanna Sheen - Girls, Girls, Girls
Allsorts Challenge - Happy Birthday

Saturday, 25 May 2013

Sketch time at MTTC

Good Morning,

Thank you for all your good wishes for Emma, she is a little better and  being allowed home while they wait for the results of the tests they have done.

Today sees a new challenge at My Time to Craft and this week we have a sketch for you:

You can change the stars for flowers, gems etc.

I thought this sketch would make the basis for another Christmas card for my collection

Card Recipe:

Image - Di's Digi's
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - Stash
Card Candy, Sentiment, Snowflake charm

Challenges Entered:

Crimbo Crackers - Cute

Friday, 24 May 2013

H for Happy

Good Afternoon

I am late posting my card for the Alphabet Challenge this week, but I am not having a very good week - my granddaughter Emma has been quite poorly this week, very sick and unable to eat or drink.  On Wednesday   it was her 8th birthday and she was taken into hospital where she still is while they try to find out what is making her so sick they are doing tests for allegies etc. so we have to wait and see.  I am so sorry not to have been round to visit your blogs but hopefully will get round over the weekend.

Now to my card for Alphabet Challenge which for this fortnight is:

H for Happy
Use the word Happy on your creation.

Card Recipe:

Image - Sherrie Baldy
Stamped corners - Clarity stamp
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - First Edition
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Butterfly - Cheery Lynn die
Flower spray, leaves and cloud - Memory Box Dies
Sentiment - See D stamp

Challenges Entered:

Digi Haven - Butterflies
Dutch Dare - Use a Butterfly

Saturday, 18 May 2013

Christmas in May

Good Morning,

We have a great new challenge at My Time to Craft for you this week:

Christmas in May

so it's a great time to get ahead and started on your Christmas cards, will definitely save you a lot of hassle later in the yearl  If you need some inspiration take a look at the blog where the Design Team have some wonderful projects to share with you.

Card Recipe:

Image & Papers - LOTV
Colouring Medium - Copics
Poinsettia - Wild Orchid
Snowflake Charms - All About Beads
Lace, Ribbon and Sentiment

Challenges Entereed:

Delicious Doodles - Lace
Pretty Little Ribbons - Lace
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Christmas
Sarah Hurley Challenges - Shades of Blue
Southern Girls Challenge - Spots and Dots
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge - Use something with the first letter of your name
(Poinsettia - Pat)

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Favourite Embellishments

Good Morning...

and welcome to a new challenge at Fab'n'Funky, where this week our lovely host is Pat K and she has challenged us to use:

Our Favourite Embellishment

We have a great new sponsor this week the fabulous Dilly Beans

and the Design Team were very lucky to be able to choose digis to play with and I chose

 Card Recipe:

Image - Daisy Girl framed - Dilly Beans
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - My Mind's Eye
Flower Charm - All About Beads
Favourite Embellishment - Pearls
Lace and Ribbon

Challenges entered:

Jellypark Challenges - Girly Girl
Dutch Dare - Ribbon and Lace
Happy Campers - Use Lace
Pretty Little Ribbon - Lace
Crafty Sentiments - Add a Charm

Saturday, 11 May 2013

Lorna's Birthday

Good Morning Everyone,

I hope Mr Blogger behaves today and publishes this on time as I will not be home until later.  My little girl Lorna was 40!! on Wednesday and Lorna, myself and my two daughters in law are spending Friday at a local hotel, having some pampering an evening dinner and staying the night, the boys (her two brothers) are paying for Lorna as a birthday treat.

It's time for a new challenge at My Time to Craft and my card is the one I made for Lorna's birthday, (sorry the photo's are not very good), the challenge this week is to:

Show us the Inside

Close up of the image isn't she cute, I saw one of these images on Janiel's blog and followed her link, it's the first time I had seen any of these images and I just had to have some, Sherri has loads of images in her Etsy Shop and they are all gorgeous.  This one is called DafaDilly

 Card Recipe:

Image - DafaDilly by Sherri Baldy
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - First Edition
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Dies - Nesties, Joy, Cheery Lynn
Ribbon, Computer generated sentiment

Wednesday, 8 May 2013


 Good Morning,

It's Wednesday so time for a new challenge over at Fab'n'Funky, where this week our host is the lovely Rachel and the theme she has chosen is to challenge you to:

Use Beads
you can use them in any way for any project as long as it has beads somewhere.
Our sponsor this week is:

and the team were lucky enough to be able to use their digi images

I decided to make some jewellery:

Bracelet - Memory Wire and Pearls from "All About Beads"
Earrings - Pearls and findings from "All About Beads"

Box - Kanban card, 
Image - Digi Darla
Colouring Medium - Copics
Die - Nestibilites
Flower - Wild Orchid

Saturday, 4 May 2013

It's Your Birthday

Good Morning

Saturday again so time for another challenge at My Time to Craft where this week our challenge is:

"Sentiment as the Main Focus"

There are some great projects on the challenge blog from the Design Team for your inspiration.

Card Recipe:

Topper - Hunky Dory (free with magazine)
Papers - First Edition "Spring Drop"
Nestibilies, ribbon, pearls, flowers

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

All About Beads

Good Evening

This is just a note to see if anyone is going to the Craft Show in Manchester this Thursday, Friday or Saturday, as my daughter has a bead stand at the show where I will be and would love to meet anyone who is visiting.

So if you are going please stop by and say hello to us.

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Merry Christmas

Good Morning again with my second post of the day.

I have been lucky enough to have been offered a DT position with:

a monthly Christmas challenge 

I am so pleased to be on the team thank you Shaz and the Design Team for inviting me.

The challenge for May is to use your

Favourite Festive Colours

Do pop over to the Challenge blog and take a look at the fabulous projects by all the team. 

This month we have a fantastic sponsor who are offering a prize of £10 + postage 

Card Recipe:

Image - Molly Bloom stamp
Colouring Medium - Copics
Sentiment - Lili of the Valley
Papers - My Mind's Eye, Raspberry Road
Pearls, Glamour Dust, Rose, Ribbon

Make a Wish.....

Good Morning All,

I do hope you have all had a good week, I have been away on holiday in Spain, we went on a tour to Seville, Cordoba and Granada and what a mixed week we had, the weather in Seville was beautiful and quite hot 24-26, by the time we were in Granada on Sunday the temperature had plummeted to 9-10 degrees and we had hail and sleet!!!! but we had a thoroughly enjoyable time.

On now to my card for this week's challenge at Fab'n'Funky where this week the challenge is brought to us by our lovely team mate Wendy and she has chosen:

Lots of Pink

This week we have two fabulous sponsors:

Lili of the Valley


Who is offering a fabulous prize of 5 digis to the first prize winner 

Card Recipe:

Image - Lili of the Valley - Rosie Posy
Colouring Medium - Copics
Paper - Tim Holtz
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Leaf die - Cheery Lynn
Ribbon, Dragonfly charm, Sentiment

Challenges Entered: