Friday, 30 October 2015

Sweet Treats

Good Morning,

We have a new challenge starting today over on Alphabet Challenge blog where this week we are up to the letter S and our theme has been chosen by our lovely teamie Silvi and her choice is:

S for Sweet Treats

The backing paper was from a Paper Stash book as were the cupcakes I cut out, I added some vellum and a sentiment from a Stampin Up stamp set.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Jingles the Elf

Good Morning,

Ooh wet day today, we were hoping to take two of our granddaughters to Southport today but looks like we may have to put it off and find somewhere under cover to take them.  

We have a new challenge starting today over on Fab'n'Funky. a nice easy one and just right for this time of the year:

Anything Goes as long as it is CHRISTMAS

Our super sponsor this week is:

Visit the Inky Impressions Store

with a great prize for the winner.

Card Recipe:

Image -  Jingles the Elf by Inky Impressions
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - Webster's Pages
Die cut frame - Joy Crafts
Stitched Circles - Memory Box
Ribbon, Pearls, Sentiment, Punched snowflakes

Do pop over to the challenge blog  and take a look at the lovely cards by the Design Team and maybe join in and have one more Christmas card made.

Saturday, 24 October 2015

Yellow Submarine

Good Morning All,

Hope everyone is well and looking forward to the weekend, today we have a new challenge for you over on My Time to Craft where this week our challenge is:

Inspired by the Beatles Music

I decided to go with Yellow Submarine

My card is quite a simple design, I found a free digi, coloured it with Copics, the background paper is from my stash and I added a sentiment and three charms.

If you are in need of inspiration my DT buddies have made some great projects so why not take a look.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015


Good Morning All,

Hope everyone is well and enjoying their week, I have had a good time over the last seven days, it was my birthday last week and hubby and I went out for a lovely Italian meal to the restaurant in our village and then at weekend all the family were invited to our eldest son's house where we had a birthday party with a Chinese banquet and my granddaughter Jude had baked me a lovely lemon birthday cake.  We all had a great time and I really enjoyed the evening.

I have a card to share today for our challenge over at Fab'n'Funky where this week our lovely teamie Alison has challenge us with:

Boys and Girls Come Out to Play
(Use an image with a Boy or Girl at Play)

Our sponsor this week is:

Inky Impressions

Visit the Inky Impressions Store

with a super prize for the winner

Card Recipe:

Image and Sentiment - Roller Skating Lili by Inky Impressions
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - LOTV, MME
Ribbon, Charm, Crochet Flower

Do take a look at the challenge blog to see the lovely inspiration by our Design Team and join in with us this week.

Saturday, 10 October 2015

Autumn Colours

Good Morning All,

I hope you are all well and enjoying the lovely sunny weather we have been having.  I am back again after a couple of month's break.  My two eye operations went well and I am now back to normal!!  I am able to drive once again and get on with my life, though I am finding it a little difficult to get back into crafting but I am sharing my first card with you today made for My Time to Craft where this week our challenge is:

Autumn Colours

Image - The Crafty Pad
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - Stash
Flower, sentiment, charm

Hope you can join in with our challenge.

I will hopefully get round to all your blogs over the next few days and see what you have been up to while I have been absent, in the meantime have a lovely weekend.