Saturday, 24 June 2017
Good morning and happy weekend! Looks as if we've seen the last of our heatwave...must admit, much as I love the sunshine, it's quite a relief to be cool again...and to be able to sleep!
Our new Challenge at Sweet Stampin' starts today...the theme is 'lots of layers', so a lovely easy one to play along with, just remember to include some stamping. I think my card has about 8 layers, using random papers and cardstock from my stash. The beautiful image is ' Fae 6' by Morgan Fitzsimons, I coloured her ages ago and thought it was time to use her on a card! The butterflies are Sizzix Tim Holtz.
Thanks for visiting today, hope you have time to join us this week...just click here for more inspiration from my lovely teamies!
Have a great weekend.
addictedtostamps #247 make your mark
simonsaysstamp patterned paper
Tuesday, 20 June 2017
Good evening, I'm back from my holiday...and looking forward to the next one! I love being retired ...we can go on holiday when we like without having to worry about taking time off work, it used to be real nightmare trying to book annual leave!
We had a wonderful relaxing week in a very beautiful part of Devon, a lovely bungalow just minutes walk from the sea...and fabulous weather too! Just wish I hadn't eaten quite so much....
I'm missing the sound of the sea, so this fortnight's challenge at Aurora Wings is a great one for me...at least I can dream about it!
I coloured up this beautiful image, Princess of the Sea, , which I was lucky enough to win on a previous challenge. I used my trusty copics, a white gel pen, stickles and liquid pearls . The 'driftwood' frame is made from a sheet of driftwood patterned DP, chopped about and re-pieced together. The shells in the corner are a part of the image, printed larger and fussy cut.
Thanks for visiting, hope those of you living in the UK are enjoying the heat wave...it's been too hot outside for me...just had to stay indoors in my lovely cool craft room and play...it's a hard life!
Challenges entered :
aurorawings under the sea
crafty awesomness June Challenge
scrap and craft #4
Wednesday, 14 June 2017
I'm back with yet another scheduled post, this time for our June Challenge at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'...June, that means there are only 6 more challenges until Christmas!!!
A simple L/O this month, I've embossed the background, the cute image is a digistamp from Polkadoodles, the die cuts are Tim Holtz and the stars are punched.
We'd love you to play along this month...as always the theme is 'Anything Christmas Goes' and there's some lovely inspiration from my teamies to be admired!
Thanks for visiting...that really is it for today!
abcchristmaschallenge m is for more than one...stars, sprigs of foliage
craftingbydesigns things with wings
happylittlestampers June Christmas Challenge (atg)
sunnydaycrafting June Challenge (sentiment, digi, embossing)
Here's my second card for today, this one is my DT card for our new Challenge at Fab N Funky, the theme is 'Vintage', chosen and hosted by our very talented N-Eva. Our sponsor this week is The Paper Shelter.
I used one of my favourite images, In the Twenties ...I've had this one for ages and made several cards using her, so sweet and lovely to colour!
Thanks for taking the time to visit, hope you'll be inspired to join us in this lovely challenge.
craftygalscorner #127 vintage
thepapershelter. #298 tie a bow
inkychicks #84 3 or more patterned papers (have used 4)
makingmemories - bingo board -lace image sentiment
our new challenge at Creative Moments, the optional theme for this week is 'Flag day'. Our sponsors for this challenge are Bugaboo and Torytale.
I was given this sweet image, Forest-fairy, to play with . I printed the image and coloured for fairy with copics (there's wink of Stella on her wings...doesn't show in photo). I then printed the rabbit part of the image again ..larger this time, as I wanted to make a side step card and the smaller bunnies would look a bit lost. I made the little tree to tie my hand-cut bunting to and added some tiny toadstools to the grass.
Thanks for looking, have a wonderful day.
craftingbydesigns things with wings
cutiepie #112 all creatures great and small
pileiton #131 fancy folds
Saturday, 10 June 2017
Good morning, here's my DT card for the new challenge starting at Sweet Stampin' today. The theme this week is 'monochrome'. I used a gorgeous wintery image from Aurora Wings, which I've coloured with copics and and gel pens, loads of sparkle added! Thanks for visiting...hope you find the time to play along with us this week...click here to visit challenge blog.
Have a great weekend
aurorawings #51 Celebration (Christmas!)
craftingwithanattitude #28 atg
dragonflydreams add sparkle
daisychain #9 monochrome
Saturday, 3 June 2017
Good morning and happy weekend! A new challenge starts today over at Crafty Calendar, the theme is ' all about the boys' and we're sponsored this month by the fabulous Doctor Digi. I do love colouring these fun images...and there are so many brilliant ones to choose from! I used A Dunderton abroad, isn't he fantastic, a picture of sartorial elegance! I've coloured hm with my copics (as usual) ..loved colouring that shirt!...he's wearing his socks with his sandals 'cos he doesn't want to get his feet burnt...and a hanky to cover his head...can't be too careful in all that heat! The stamps I used, camera, smile' panel, ticket and passport stamp are all from a set of magazine freebies I've had for ages.
We have some lovely new teamies over at Crafty Calendar...they've made some wonderful cards to inspire you this month, as have the rest of the DT. I'm sure that all of them would be delighted if you paid them a visit...so please just click here to hop over and take a look, of course we would love to have you join us this month, so why not play along?
Incidentally, we are soooo close to our 1000 followers target at Crafty Calendar....and there is an amazing prize (it really is!) for some lucky someone when we reach it! If you're not already a follower then don't miss the opportunity to be in the draw!
Thank you for visiting today, have a wonderful weekend.
craftrocket #38 for the men/boys
crazy4challenges #388 (3 x passport stamp)
crafterscafe #174 travel