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Friday, 29 April 2011

Street party...in full swing

Hi all.
Hope you are all celebrating where you are... A few more photos of our tea party...








We have had races and games as well and now the men are just firing up the barbeques....photos of the cooking competition to follow.
It has been a lovely day mingling with all the neighbours...

Street Party..more photos





More images from our close...It's all coming together now...
Pop back soon for the sit down tea...

Street party..setting up

Good morning all...
What a beautiful wedding so far...just wanted to share a couple of photos of the preparations going on in our close...

Marquee and bouncy castle arrived at 8am this morning...

Bunting is out between the houses...
Hope to show you more photos later....xxx

Sunday, 24 April 2011

Did the Easter Bunny visit you today?


Evening all...
Hope you have all had a fab day today...It was HOT, HOT, HOT here in Sussex.
We spent a lot of time outside in the garden and out the front with the neighbours watching the kiddis playing in the paddling pool and the park. My fridge has a few choccy eggs in it! Here is my Easter Bunny...

The stamp is from Wild Rose Studio and is coloured with Promarkers.

I don't often use Peach tones but it makes a nice change from pink.

Last day off tomorrow then back to work on Tuesday...then it's all systems go for A Royal Wedding Street Party on Friday...Hope the weather holds out as the rain is coming!
Enjoy!

Friday, 22 April 2011

Happy Good Friday...

Good Morning to you all on this fabulously sunny Good Friday...
We have just had our hot cross buns and they were delicious...off out to look for a garden hammock later but first some Easter cards...

They were made with a sheet of BoBunny stickers with a few other embellishments added on...

Chicky sticker mounted onto a scallop circle and I used my K&Co letter tiles which I have had ages but recently re-discovered...


I added a flower with a button centre in to the middle of these very cute bunnies.


I added a ribbon bow to this very cute egg basket...


Some challenges for you...
1. Belli Challenge...Eggs, Bunnies and Old forgotten stash.
2. Craft your days away...Easter
3. Creative Inspirations...Easter
4. My time to Craft...Easter Wishes
5. Pear tree designs...Easter
6. Fun with shapes and more...Animals
Hope you are enjoying this wonderful weather...I have done so much washing this week...sofa covers dried in about an hour on the line...
We have just cracked open some smartie eggs...very naughty of us....
Thanks for dropping by..TTFN xxxxx

Sunday, 17 April 2011

One for the baby boys...

Good Evening all...
Hope you have all had a good weekend. I have done a bit of everything...crafting, playing outside with the girls, cooking, tv watching and I even got in an hour of Wii Fit!!!
Papertake Weekly challenge this week is 'Truly Dimensional'...have some dimension on your card so my die cut teddy for Harvey is just the job!

The background card is leftovers from a Kanban kit, Patchwork pals.

I used a few layers to mount teddy on and added a ribbon bow with a brad.
Bunny Zoes Monthly Blog Challenge is 'One for the Boys'. Any type of card for a boy...from baby to teens to older.

I love using buttons as the centres for my flowers.

Another week off starts tomorrow and then we get to eat our choccie eggs next weekend...yipee.
Pop back soon for some more cards and chat from me.
Thanks for your comments..I love reading them...TTFN..xxx

Friday, 15 April 2011

S is for Sugar and Spice...


Good Afternoon bloggers...
Fancy a cupcake? These ones are calorie free and you can buy them in a set of four stamps by Dovecraft.
Just perfect for ABC challenge..S is for 'Sugar and Spice'

I stamped and coloured each one then cut out and used one on each card with lots of glitter and jewels. I used a strip of spot or gingham paper to sit them on...so they could fit into My time to Craft Challenge of 'On the Spot'. Finished off with a Happy Birthday message across the top.
Totally Stampalicious have an 'Anything Goes' challenge this week and they are trying to get up to 100 entries so if you haven't entered your card for a challenge yet...pop over to them next!




I've had a nice relaxing day today...just me and my youngest and she has spent a few hours outside playing with my neighbours boys so I have once again been able to do some cards...
We are off out after tea to a neighbours house to meet up and plan the Royal Wedding Street party...Is anyone else doing one?
Thanks for stopping by...xxxx

Thursday, 14 April 2011

A Woodland Hedgehog Party...


Hello!
I've had a couple of days out of the house with the family...visiting friends and doing some shopping...there was also a trip to Pizza hut. Yum! Back to some blogging today and a card for the Penny Black Saturday Challenge, the theme of which is 'Say it with flowers'.

Cupcake Inspirations blog have a Woodland Theme cupcake photo so my hedgehogs are perfect to enter their challenge as well.

A Spoonfull of Sugar Challenge want to see 'All creatures great and small' and Allsorts theme is 'Anything but Square' so I used an A6 card.

I have a CAS version with these little fellas but it keeps posting up sideways????
Not sure why as its fine when I open it up and look at it...if I can't work it out will just post it up and you will all have to turn your heads or your laptops to see it properly!
Having a chill now and some crafting so see you back here soon....xxx

Monday, 11 April 2011

Hello little birdie....


Hi there all...
Isn't it lovely to see all this sun! Today the girls went outside to play and then ended up in neighbours gardens...trampolining and having fun...It was very quiet in the house...so what's a crafty mum to do?

Yep, I hot footed it to my crafty place and made some fun springtime cards! Here's beautiful Tilda and her little feathered friend in a die cut mount courtesy of Susie form Die Cut dreams.

Coloured with Promarkers...Lots of prima flowers layered up with buttons.


and here are the lovely challenges I have found...
1. Simon Says...Spring colours
2. Spoonfull of Sugar...At least 2 different textutes (ribbon, hello bubble and flowers)
3. The Crafty pad...Spring is in the air.
4. Secret Crafter...Our feathered friends.
5. Dream valley...things with wings.
Lots more new cards to show this week...so please leave me a comment today and pop back soon....xxxx

Saturday, 9 April 2011

Colourcreate..Pink, Black and White.


Hello there!
Well, the dreaded lurgy got me again this week and has left me drained with a bad throat and cough, so as soon as I got in from work I was in bed. Feeling better today so back to some blogging and cardmaking. A fab colour combo at Colourcreate...Pink, Black and White!

I used my very girly and glam Sizzix stamps and set them into circles on a tall thin card...the stamp set was on sale and was under £3.

Coloured with Promarkers and I added some of my favourite mini jewels.
Another fabulous sunny day today...yesterday was sooo hot. We had an all day dance-a-thon at school to raise money for charity. Everyone joined in during the day and at lunchtime with us having lunch on the field. We made chocolate nests and decorated card baskets to put them in. There was also an Easter Egg hunt in our classroom. I came home with a few Cadburys Cream Eggs. Guaranteed to make you feel better.
I'll be back with some Easter cards soon!
Have a sunny Saturday! xxx

Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Did you all have a good Mothers day?


Hi all...
Just a short post as I have spent all day in Portsmouth on 'The Victory'..Lord Horatio Nelson's flagship...
I spent Mothering Sunday watching my little one sing in the school choir at our local Church in a special Mothers day service and then with the family in the garden, digging!
It was actually really nice. The photo above is taken from my wedding album and is of me and my lovely Mum who passed away very suddenly in July 2000. I still miss her loads!

So one last MUM card to show you using my Wild Rose Studio cat with an armful of flowers.

The glitter foam letters were bought in Brussels and were about 1 euro for a big bag...

Thanks for dropping by...
TTFN...xxx