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Saturday, 26 March 2011

Pastel Millie...


Hi everybody...
Hope you are all having a good weekend so far...In between some cardmaking and washing, I have been outside helping my seven year old ride her bike. She's got the peddaling but forgets to steer. There's only a couple of small trees on the green but she did manage to smack into one of them...with all the other children and me shouting.."Mind the tree!" She is fine, by the way!
My card today is totally cute Millie in her garden.

The Colour Create Challenge is to use Pastels so I used lilacs and pinks on Millie and some lilac gingham paper taken from my new Wild Rose Studio pack..

A Spoonfull of Sugar Challenge is to use Ribbon, Pearls/Rhinestones and Flowers. I punched out lots of daisies and used flat back pearls for the centres and my ribbon is some white organza tied in a bow.

Just about to tuck into a curry now so I'll say Goodbye...
Thanks for coming to see me...
TTFN...XXXXX

Thursday, 24 March 2011

A Mothers day card...


Good morning! It's bright and sunny and I am at home today as my eldest daughter is off school feeling a bit poorly...on the plus side I was able to walk my little one to school...well she rode on her scooter and we met other scooter girls along the way so I was able to have a chat with some other mums...
So on the subject of Mothers...How about a Mothers day card? It's another easel one and I'm still using my Wild Rose Studio stamps.

I so enjoy colouring in Milton bear with his bunch of tulips.

Background pink papers all from WRS Spring CD. I used my MS doily lace edge punch and some gorgeous irredescent butterflies with added jewels.

Some Mothers day challenges for you....
1. Die Cut Dreams
2. Simon Says Stamp
3. Papertake Weekly
4. Crafty Catz Weekly

I'm off to check on the patient...so have a lovely day and hope you come back again soon....xxxxx

Monday, 21 March 2011

It's my party...


Hi all...
I'm back with another Easel card...I have been making these with my Wild Rose Studio stamps which are so cute. This is Toby carrying some rather nice pressies.

Coloured with promarkers and glittered with stickles.

The paper is WRS as well...the new Gingham pack is just wonderful!

I love Bunting at parties and I love re-creating it on Birthday cards...

Some challenges...
1. Prairie Fairy Fridays...It's my party
2. Simon says Stamp...Happy Birthday
3. Top Tip Tuesday...Happy Birthday
4. Stamp something...Something sweet. A rather sweet image I think.

So did you all see me as runner up in Dawn Bibbys Blog candy???
I have a signed Tim Holtz tag coming my way...
I was squealing and clapping my hands excitedly. Hubby didn't get what all the fuss was about! You really have to be a crafter to understand I guess.

Thanks for popping by and I hope you visit me again soon....xxxxxx

Friday, 18 March 2011

Miltons Spring tulips...


Hello guys...It's the weekend!!!
Hope you've all had a good week and are ready for a rest...I always enjoy a lie in on Saturdays. Red Nose Day today so lots of dressing up at school. We raised over £400 as did a lot of schools I expect. 'Every little helps'! Have the tissues ready if you are watching BBC1...heart wrenching stuff...
So how about another Wild Rose Studio easel card...

A new Spring stamp...Milton with Tulips. Coloured with promarkers and then cut out and mounted inside scallop die cut. This little bear is great for blending your colours and I have just bought some new shades to add some texture to his fur.

The beautiful lime daisy papers are Wild Rose Studio as well.

I used a Martha Stewart lace Doilly edge punch and two different butterfly punches to create a layered butterfly look.

and some challenges..
1. Pile it on...Orange and Green.
2. Crafty calendar...Spring
3. Pink Elephant ...Springtime
4. Creative Cottage...Spring has sprung
5. Wild orchid ...Die Cuts and or Punching
6. The Pixie Cottage...Use Green and /or sketch

No sun here today..lots of rain.
Hope you have a good weekend. Thanks for visiting...please leave a comment!
I love reading them!
TTFN..XXXX

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Kitty arms full of flowers...


Good Afternoon...
Hope you are all well and crafty! I have another WRS card to show you...this time with my favourite stamp from the very first range, this time teamed with new floral papers.
An abundance of blooms, very William Morris.

I matched up the colours with my promarkers, punched lots of flowers and added some small paper ones.


Lots of jewels added to the centres which were sparkling in the sun.

Just a couple of challenges...
Southern Girls Challenge...Flowers
Stamping vacation...Animal Applause...Animals with arms

It has been very mild recently and the kids have been playing outside in the park after school...summers coming!
Please pop back soon as the cards are mounting up on the system...lots of lovely cute images and papers and some more easel cards...a bit of a trend on my craft table at the moment cause they look so special!
TTFN...xxxx

Sunday, 13 March 2011

Say Hi to Mia..new WRS cutie.


Hello there...thanks for visiting me and my new friend Mia from Wild Rose Studio.
Isn't she cute and such a party girl! I have had a lovely time stamping and colouring her in an making some Easel cards...

I decided that I really need to get a move on and start making more than one card at a time. They are slightly different, just moved a few elements around...

Ice cream colours this time...darker reds coming later. Lots of prettiness with daisies and sparkly jewels...


and some challenges...
1. Simon Says Stamp....'Anything goes!'
2. Charisma Cardz...'An Easel card'
3. My time to craft...'Jewels'

Have a great Sunday...
Please pop back again soon!
TTFN....XXX

Friday, 11 March 2011

A couple of displays to show...

Good Evening peeps...
My cold is gone now...just a little bit of a sore throat left.
I have been cardmaking and have a few to show you this weekend but first just wanted to share some of the displays that I have been keeping me very busy at school.







World Book Day is in the planning stage and more Pirates...oh yes they ARRGH!!
See you back here soon...xxx

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Daffodil delight....


Good Evening all..
I have a head cold so not too much typing for me this evening...I am sneezing all over my laptop! Here is a card order for one of the teachers at school...

Her gran will be 93 later this month and she loves Daffodils. I saw a photo of some stickers in docrafts new magazine and copied them basically using different coloured yellow and gold card. My favourite Penny Black Stamp is this little honey bee.

Finished with some blue gingham ribbon.

The sun was really strong coming through the window...
and here are the challenges...
1. Papertake weekly...Lemon/yellow zingy
2. Stampin for the weekend...Springtime
3. Delightful Sketches...Welcoming Spring
4. Crafty Calendar...Spring
5. Lexis Creations...Flowers
6. Cute card Thursday...Signs of Spring
7. Alphabet challenge...R is for Ribbon
8. Paper crafting journey...Wings
9. Pile it On...Up, Up and away

Last picture for you today...My pancake with yummy maple syrup...

Hope you enjoyed your pancakes today...
Back soon, cold free!
TTFN...xxxxx

Friday, 4 March 2011

Just hanging in the blossom tree...


Hi there...
I have had an inset day today so I spent a nice few hours in my craftroom and the sun was shining! Playing with another Wild Rose Studio stamp...this time it's the kitten's turn.
The background paper is from the new 2011 Cherry Cupcake range and goes perfectly with this image of the kitten and his little bird friend...

Even though this stamp is from last years range, all of Dulcie's paper pads co-ordinate with each other and the new gingham pack is just what we have been waiting for! I have been using my new little jewel wheel quite a lot as I love seeing them in the centre of flowers.

The sentiment is taken from a special cat greeting stamp set, also from WRS so you always have a special cat saying to go with the cat images.

Some challenges...
1. Die Cut Dreams...'Spring Garden scene'
2. Charisma Cardz...'Four legged friends'
3. Creative Belli...'Animals'
Thanks for dropping by ...please visit me again as I have lots more cards and chat and some school displays to show!
Hope you have a good weekend planned.
TTFN...xxx