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Monday 31 January 2011

Candy Winner!!!

Ooooooppppps sorry I'm late with this, I completely forgot, so thanks for the reminder Susie..... lol.
The winner of my candy is #26 Laney,
please can you email me with your postal details and I'll get the pins off to you this week.
Thanks everyone who left me comments.

Thursday 27 January 2011

DDSB #44

This week over on Digi Doodle Shops Best we'd like to see you use SWIRLS on your project, this could be on your backing paper, die cuts, embossin, anyway you want as long as we see swirls.

Here's my DT card.
I used the Vintage Bonnet image for this one, which you can buy and download HERE I coloured the image with Distress inks and the backing paper used on the side panel is from Pink Petticoat.

Wednesday 26 January 2011

ILPMs #50 - Lavender & Lace

For this weeks challenge over on I ♥ ProMarkers our theme is 'Lavender & Lace'. We're sponsored by Digi Doodle Shop for this one so all the DT have used Digi Doodle Shops images on their cards.
Here's my DT card
I used the lovely Carousel image this week, the first time I've used this one and I really do like it.
A close up of the image.Side view of the easel.And the flowers which I made myself.

Saturday 22 January 2011

Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club #51

This week over at Die cut Dreams Christmas Club Challenge we have a Blog Hop to celebrate our 1st Birthday I hope you will all come and join in, you don't need to enter the challenge to join in the hop.
But if you would like to then the theme of this challenge
(which by the way lasts for 2 weeks closing on Fri 4th @ noon GMT )
is to make a "Winter Themed Birthday card" with a winter scene or snowflakes or snow of some kind, this is the first time we haven't asked you to make a Christmas project for us, we can't wait to see what you make and the challenge prize this time is sponsored by the lovely
Roberta over at Prairie Fairy Designs

Now for the blog hop, each of the DT girls have a little gift to give to someone leaving a comment on their blogs. We'll be drawing a winner at the end of the hop, so please will you leave your email address along with your comment.
Here's my gift, 6 pairs of bead pins which I made.

For a chance to win just leave me a comment and complete the hop round all my DT girls blogs
Here's the sequence of blogs you should hop round them all in this order and leave your comment on each
And lastly go back to the Die cut Dreams Christmas Club Challenge blog and leave a comment on the blog hop post, telling us you entered the Hop and you have visited all the DT Blogs!!
The Blog Hop prizes will be drawn next Sunday 30th Jan on all the individual blogs so remember to check back to see if you won..
Also please don't forget to pop over and join in the fun and enter for a chance to win the fantastic prizes that's up for grabs from Prairie Fairy Designs this week . Please be sure to have a look at the amazing creations made by the rest of the DT girls for our celebration Challenge at the Die cut Dreams Christmas Club Challenge

Thursday 20 January 2011

DDSB #43 - Anything Goes

Today sees the start of a new challenge over on Digi Doodle Shops Best and the theme this weeks is 'Anything Goes'. As usual we have a $10 gift certificate, to spend in their online SHOP for the lucky winner. There's lots of lovely digi images to choose from, well worth a nosy over there. So why not come on over and join us.
Here's my DT card.
The image I used is called 'T Bird' and you can buy and download it HERE. The image is coloured with Distress Inks, cut out and mounted with sticky pads. The pearls are from my stash.

Challenge #49 KISS - Keep It Sweet & Simple

This weeks challenge over on I ♥ ProMarkers, has just started and our theme for this week is KISS - 'Keep It Sweet & Simple'. We're sponsored by Lynne at Sentiments 4 You this week and the prize is a $10 gift certificate to spend in their online store. Make sure you pop over and take a look at the great selection of digi sentiments, you won't be sorry.
The DT got some of Lynnes sentiments to use on our cards too.
Here's my DT card.This image was giving to me by a friend, I only own 2 Magnolia stamps..... lol
A close up of the image
One of Lynnes ticket sentiment downloads.

Saturday 15 January 2011

DCD Christmas Club #50

The theme for this weeks challenge over on Die Cut Dreams Christimas Club is 'Christmas Lace' and we're sponsored by Robyn Fetish with the prize of either 5 digi images or 4 digi images and 1 digi paper set.
Here's my DT card.
I used the Christmas tree image from Robyn Fetish and a tilda image, so it looks like Tilda is adding tinsel to the tree.
The papers are a download, but I can't remember where from, I'll find it and let you know. I used one of Susies diecut to mount the image onto. I use a smaller one of the set to draw round on the BP, cut it out and used it to mat and layer. The sentiment if from Sentiments 4 You, the Poinsettia is cut with one of Mariannes Creatable dies and the lace and gem are from my stash.

CMLI on Craftbubble

It's Rosies turn to set the challenge this week over on Craft Mad & Lovin' It on Craftbubble, so we have a lovely sketch and her theme is 'Mirror Mirror'
Here's Rosie's sketch.And here's my DT card.I used one of Mo's images for this one and coloured it with Distress Inks
The colours of inks I used are
Tattered Rose - Skin
Vintage Photo - Hair
Victorian Velvet - Shoes, beads and mirror
Tumbled Glass - Dress
Weathered Wood - Shadow around her and glass in the mirror
The bead pins I made myself and the BP's are from Pink Petticoat.

Thursday 13 January 2011

DDSB #42 - Colour Combo of Pink & Green

For this weeks challenge over on Digi Doodle Shops Best, we have a colour combo for you, which is Pink & Green. There's also a prize of a $10 Gift Certificate for the lucky winner. There's also a couple of days left of the sale over at Digi Doodle Shop too with 50% off all images, be quick though as it will end on 15th January!
Here's my DT card.
This image is called Poppy & Bud which you can buy and download HEREI coloured the image with Distress Inks and the colours I used are Vintage Velvet and Crushed Olive.

Wednesday 12 January 2011

I ♥ ProMarkers #48 - Punches

This weeks challenge has just started over on I ♥ ProMarkers and this weeks theme is 'Punches' so we want to see punch work on your project.
Our sponsor this week is Crafty Individuals, a great place for rubber stamps, etc. Make sure you pop over and take a look at their crafty goodies.
Here's my DT card.
I used a Martha Stewart round the corner punch set of this one. The flowers are also punched.Sorry I don't know where the image is from, it's one I received from a crafting friend.

Saturday 8 January 2011

DCD Christmas Club #49

This weeks theme over on Die Cute Dreams Christmas Club is 'Punch Out Your Sentiment'. We're being sponsored by the lovely Lynne from Sentiments 4 You, so all the DT used Lynnes sentiments.
Here's my DT card.
I used a Sarah Kay image for this one, I didn't use any of these stamps for my last Christmas cards, so I decided I would this year. I used a MS border punch down the sides.I coloured the image with Distress Inks and added a bit of sparkle to the fur on her coat.I used the small Poinsettia dies by Mariannes Creatables for the flowers and a MS punch for the snowflakes and topped them off with glitter and a gem.

Craft Mad & Loving It! 8th January

We're onto our 2nd challenge of the year over on Craft Mad Loving It on Craftbubble and it's my turn to host the challenge.
Heres my sketch and my them is to use Pearls.
And my card
I bought this stamp in Florida back in October and it's the first time I've used it. I coloured the image with Distress Inks.For the flowers I used a Lutus flower punch, embossed them on the wrong side and added the pears for the centres.

Thursday 6 January 2011

DDSB #41 - Buttons

A new challenge has just started today over on Digi Doodle Shops Best, and the theme for this one is 'Buttons'.
Here's my DT card
The image I used is called 'Old Boat & Lake and I coloured it with Distress Inks, and I got to use my new Grande Nesties for this one. I had no buttons to match so I used die cut buttons.You can buy and download this image HERE

Do It With Digi's - New Challenge Blog

Today sees the start of a brand new challenge blog, Do It With Digi's and I'm proud to be a member of the DT.
You've got to use a digi image on your work for all of the challenges here, but it's up to you where you get your images from, as long as it's a digi. There will be a new challenge posted every other Thursday, so you have 2 weeks to make your card for this one.
The theme for our first challenge is 'New Beginnings', this could be a new baby, new home, new job, anything involving a new start really.
Here's my DT card.The image is from the lovely Digi Doodle Shop and is the image I use for all of my new baby cards, I just love it!I coloured the image with Distress Inks, the flowers I made using a punch, and also coloured with Distress Inks and added perfect pearls to the centres.
The sentiment is of course from Sentiments 4 You, I placed a heart gem over the printed heart and cut the sentiment out with a punch.
Come on over and join in with our new challenge, there are lovely prizes to be won and we'd love to see you there.

Wednesday 5 January 2011

I ♥ ProMarkers #47 Recycle

The first challege for the New Year has just started over on I ♥ ProMarkers and the theme for this one is 'Recycle', we'd also like you to tell us with part of your project is recycled and where it come from. We're sponsored this week by the lovely Joanna Sheen and the prize is a £10 give voucher tro spend in their online store, lots of crafty goodies to choose from there.
Here's my DT card.
I used a Daisy & Dandelion image for this one. I stamped the football background and the recycled part it the ribbon which came from the wrapping on a Christmas present.