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Sunday, 30 August 2015

Charming

Good morning,
This is my second post for the day, because we have a new challenge over at
This month the theme is Charming – so we would like you to add a charm to your project.
Here is my project using the following things from the shop





Other things used – paper from Michelle Roos Just For Men Collection.
Promarkers
Hot air balloon from ebay

Jute String from stash

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges ....

Deep Ocean Challenge  - For The Boys (Week 1)
Through The Craft Room Door  -  Always Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner -   Lots of Layers
Inspiration Destination -  Always Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude -  Anything Goes 
Crafty Girls Creations  - Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts - Anything Goes
Artbymiran Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafting-With-Friends Anything Goes
Morgan's Art World - For The Men

Simply Papercraft -   Anything Goes

Nutcracker Prince

Good morning,
Today we have a new challenge over at ……..
It’s another in our ‘Choose Your Own Challenge’ series. These are enormous fun and really give you the opportunity to stretch yourself creatively.
For my project I used two beautiful stamps from Aurora Wings
I chose to make a shaped card ( book), Christmas and gold/ metal.


Inside


with a gift


I love these cards because there is room for a little gift inside, in this one I have popped in two nutcracker tree ornaments.
The images are coloured with Promarkers.
The paper is from the Michelle Roos collection Dear Santa
The lace, gold corners and ribbon are from my stash
The tree was cut using a tattered lace die and the snowflakes were made using a Joy snowflake die. I added semi-transparent glitter to the die cuts.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges….

A Snowflakes Promise Winter or Christmas Themed (Week 2)
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge - Snowflakes & Sparkle 
Through The Craft Room Door   Always Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination -   Always Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude -   Anything Goes 
Crafty Girls Creations -  Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts  - Anything Goes
Artbymiran Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafting-With-Friends Anything Goes

Simply Papercraft - - Anything Goes

Have a great day ….


Thursday, 20 August 2015

Love You the mostest & DT Call

Good morning,
Over at Tiddly Inks there is a DT Call - details here 
When I was asked to make a card by a family friend for her daughter’s wedding I just had to choose this gorgeous image ..
….Love You the Mostest from Tiddly Inks. Christy's images are always my go to images for wedding cards. There is such a great choice to suit all types of cards.
I am going to try for the DT so fingers crossed.


Close up of gorgeous image…


And the inside …




My card is a tri fold 8 x 8 card.
The beautiful papers were freebies from Bearly Mine Designs which sadly no longer exists.
The image is coloured using Promarkers.
The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts and the ribbon is from Creative Expressions.
The cute little handle is from my stash.
The bride’s veil was painted with glamour dust glitter paint. Just to give it an iridescent look.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
I love Promarkers  - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination -  Always Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiment Designs - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion -  Always Anything Goes





Enjoy your day



Sunday, 16 August 2015

Sisters and Besties

Good morning all,
Today I would like to share my DT project for the new challenge over at
613 Avenue Create 
which is a birthday card for my lovely sister.

As always the theme is Anything Goes – no twist this week.
I have chosen this beautiful image from


The image has been coloured with Promarkers
The lovely papers are by Michelle Roos from the Shabby Purple Charms Collection.
The sentiment was made on my PC
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges….


·                     Bloggers -  Birthday Card

·                     Cute Card Thursday -  Anything Goes

Have a great week

Sunday, 2 August 2015

Monkey Business

Good Morning, can you believe it is August already?
Today I am sharing my DT project for the new challenge at 613 Avenue Create. Using this fabulous digi bundle from
The theme as always is Anything goes with a twist of Happy Birthday




I love these pop up boxes because they fold flat for posting.
The images are all from the bundle.
The papers are from the NITWIT Collection – Going Bananas
The bunting is made using two x- cut dies.
The ribbon is from my stash.

I made this project for my gorgeous granddaughter who has moved to Texas from Kula Lumpa where she was bprn. She regularly went to see the monkeys in the jungle there and really misses them.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges……
·                     Artbymiran Challenge Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks -  Anything Goes
Southern Girls - Anything Goes
A Gem of a Challenge animals or birds

One Stitch At A Time Anything goes with Children

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Buttons and Bows

Good Morning,
Here we are almost at the end of another month - my goodness time is flying by.
Today sees the start of another challenge at Natalie and Amy’s and the theme is
Buttons and Bows
We would like to see at least one of these in your project.
My backing paper has buttons on it and the two butterflies are actually buttons.




 Things I used from Natalie and Amy’s Shop…
Other things used …..
The butterfly buttons, flowers and ribbon are all from my stash.
The image is coloured using Promarkers.
The sentiment was made using a little Claire stamp
I would like to enter this into the following challenges….

Crafting from the Heart -  Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Always Anything Goes

The Paper Nest Dolls Challenge -  (July) Always Anything Goes

Have fun


Sunday, 26 July 2015

Shabby Chic

Good morning,
It’s Sunday and as always there is a new challenge over at
The theme of this week’s challenge is Shabby Chic
Our generous sponsors this week are
Pop along to their shops and see what they have in store.

For my DT project I chose to make a wall hanging featuring the fab Message in a Bottle stamp from Crafty Secrets


The image was coloured with Promarkers.
The flowers were from Wild Orchid Crafts
The papers are from Raspberry Road
The swirls were made using a Tonic Die
Ribbon was from my satsh


I would like to enter this project into the following challenges……

Artbymiran Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafting-With-Friends Anything Goes
Dragons Lair Designs -  July - Shabby Chic
Simply Papercraft - - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude -  Anything Goes 
Crafty Ribbons - Include Ribbon  - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes/Bingo ( Die cut swirls; Image; flowers)
Inspiration Destination -  Always Anything Goes

Paper Shelter Challenge -  Anything Goes 


Enjoy the rest of your day