Wednesday, 28 September 2016


Good Morning!
We've another Challenge over at ABC Christmas on this the last Wednesday of September!
Yikes! Christmas will be here before we know it,  there's only  63  days before the  1st  December..Need to get those cards ready for posting lol...

We are sponsored by 

With a prize of $10.00 Gift Certificate for Sweet Stamp Store.. 

The theme  is T for Two!
So two of anything...Papers, embellishments, ribbons, snowflakes etc., 
I've used a Teddy Bo digi for this one cause there's two of them! 
DP paper two. Two  Snowflakes which I've covered with clear micro glass is the muffle.
Fur covered with Glitter making two types of glitter used..Two Magnolia trees...... 
Mistletoe die Xcut love the little bow that comes with it.  Marieanne snow die along the bottom.
Ribbon from stash...Computer generated sentiment...

Challenges entering..

Christmas Card ~ Anything Goes
Always Playing with Paper ~ Christmas Photo Inspiration
Digi Choosday Crafting ~ Anything Goes
Sunny Day Crafting ~ Always Anything Goes
A Snowflakes Promise ~ Anything Goes {Winter Themed}

Thank you so much for calling....

Saturday, 24 September 2016


Good Afternoon!
Had a little me time this afternoon! Didn't know how difficult is was to photograph yellow!!
Took me a few goes to take this photo lol ..sooos it's the best I could do..

Now this little sweetie lives at Bugaboo Stamps and he's called Garden Bunny.
Coloured with Copics..He's got an Ivory Flower Soft tail..and the little hat? Well it's been paper pieced with printed paper!! Come on where's a bunny going to get a hat to fit he made his own lol.
Go Kreate die used for the 'flower shape'. Joanna Sheen Ivy trail die..EK Success flower punch..Lawn Fawn felt clouds..Button/Paper embellishments from stash.

Challenges entering..

Catch the Bug ~ Photo Challenge
Allsorts ~ Use some newsprint {Ivy, hat, paper}
Brown Sugar ~ Anything Goes
Through The Purple Haze ~ Furry Friends

Thank you so much for calling..

Friday, 23 September 2016


Good Morning!
Today sees the start of another Challenge over at QKR Stampede
Here is my DT card

This weeks Challenge is Embossing of Any Kind

I choose digi16801 Taking Notes Digi-Stamp
This little sweetie could be used for any kinda note lol..I mean are we sure Santa would leave it all up to one mouse lol? Coloured with Copics.  Papers a Freebie from a Magazine. I've used an Embossing folder for the Magnolia Trees.. Creative Expression stamped cones in Adirondack 'Espresso' and used a clear embossing powder on them,  fussy cut. Other dies used Spellbinder & C.C. Designs..  Embellishments from stash. Sentiment Computer generated using a small Woodware punch for the tag..

Challenges entering...
Winter Wonderland ~  Tic, Tac, Toe ~White, Embossing, Die cut
Christmas Card ~ Colour or Optional 
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' ~ Christmas Die  Cuts
Crafting By Designs ~ Getting Ready for Christmas
A snowflakes promise ~ AG Seasons
Holly Jolly Christmas ~ Embossing Wet & Dry

Thank you so much for calling..

Tuesday, 20 September 2016


Good Morning!
Managed another card yesterday whilst waiting for a tradesman to arrive.
Yes! he did turn up right on time. Maybe it's because we've known his dad for ever lol..

Now these little sweeties come in one block from Bugaboo Stamps and their called
AKV - ballet dance trio apparently is was the freebie last Friday, but, I already had mine.
I split the little trio up. Coloured with Copics. Glossy accents on their shoes..A cuttlebug stamp die from many moons ago.
Papers/Embellishments from stash..Sentiment Computer generated.

Challenges entering..

Catch the Bug ~ Stella says Sketch {there is ribbon along the bottom}
Crafty Boots ~ All Squared Up
The Cutie Pie ~  Cute + Birthdays
ABC ~ P is for Pearls
In The Pink ~ Ribbons/Lace/Pearls and Trimmings
Digi Choosday Crafting ~ Anything Goes

Thank you so much for calling..

Sunday, 18 September 2016


Good Morning!
Managed a card just for me yesterday..
and it's my very first shaker card! I've had the tools for quite some time and thought I'd give them a go! I'm quite happy with the result and I'm sure my friend will be when she receives it lol..
Okay! It's a bit cheeky? but, it will bring a smile to her face, The fact that we both love dogs and because I'm a tad older than her which she is always reminding me, should go down a treat!
{will let you know!!}

Now this little sweetie lives at Bugaboo Stamps and he's called Charlie Birthday
Coloured with Copics. Pencil for the 'grass'.   I erased the balloon on the larger dog? A Spellbinder die to make it into a shaker balloon, string drawn on with a Memento maker pen.

Challenges entering..

Catch the Bug ~ Bingo Bottom line { funny sentiment, 2 images, circle}
Allsorts ~ Black and White plus One. 
Animal Friends ~ Animals with Fur {2nd card}
Stempelgarten ~ Anything Goes

Thank you so much for calling..

Friday, 16 September 2016


Good Morning!
Today sees the start of another Challenge over at QKR Stampede.
Here is my card.

This weeks Challenge is  Anything Goes
Yep! Anything goes

Coloured with Copics..Papers from stash.
 Used Simon Says Stamp Surf  Blue on a paw stamp that has no name..Spellbinder die and a small punch for the tags that are help in place with twine. Papers from stash Sentiment Computer Generated.

Challenges entering...

Craft Rocket ~Mostly Blue
Inspiration Destination ~ Anything Goes

Thank you so much for calling.

I choose digi16603 Peace Dog Digi-Stamp

Wednesday, 14 September 2016


Good Morning!
It's another day nearer to Christmas so that means we've another Challenge over at ABC Christmas!
Here is my DT card

This weeks it's S ~ Sew What?   Real or Faux
We are sponsored by Freckled Fawn 
With a.............

Now this little sweetie is called Plush Reindeer he did live at Bugaboo Stamps? But, sadly he's been discontinued! and  I'd  picked the little chap because he's got 'stitching' on his body! Too late to change the image now.
Coloured with Copics..Glitter on each and every tail and a tad of white gel on their cheeks. Okay! I know that's the 9 of them lol.  Dasher, Dancer, Donna, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Blitzen and Rudolph, they've  got to get their act ready for Santa! Times going by!!
Cuttlebug embossing folder and a tiny star with glitter on..
Memory Box trees distressed with Vintage Photo.  The little Marianne trees have been through a small plastic scrimping machine bought many moons ago from Range for a couple of pounds. I decided to hand stitch the two bottom layers of my felt snow.

Challenges entering..

Catch the Bug ~ The great outdoors {Image seems to be discontinued}
Winter Wonderland ~ Lots of Layers/Wish upon a star {Both}
Animal Friends ~ Animals with Fur
My Time To Craft ~ Stitching Read or Faux..real on the felt snow.
OLLCB ~ Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations ~ Anything Goes
Paper Creator's Crafts~ Anything Goes
CCAYR ~ Monochrome
Christmas Card ~ Christmas lights/Optional
Digi Choosday Crafting ~ Anything Goes

Thanks for you help Tammy. Very much appreciated xx
and thank you so much for calling..