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Monday 29 October 2012


Good morning all I trust you are all well.
Today at INCY WINCY we have a new challenge which today is a 
Recipe - 4 different papers, 3 brads, 2 ribbons and 1 image.
This week we have two sponsors  

For my DT card this week I chose Sally Stitches from Limited Runs

The four papers are from a variety of kits.
The ribbons and brads are from my stash.
The sentiment is also Limited Runs
The tree was cut from a spellbinders die
The picket fence was made using a Maryanne die.

Enjoy this challenge we are so looking forward to visiting your blogs.

Thursday 25 October 2012

Don't Be Square

Good morning everyone,
                                     I hope you are all keeping well.
It's Thursday again and time for another challenge over at Charisma Cardz
The theme his week chosen by Team Gems very own Debbie is
Don't Be Square.
So we are looking forward to all those amazing projects using all of your fancy folds, dies, templates or any other fantastic ideas you come up with.

Our fabulous sponsor this week is

Here is my card using the gorgeous Olivia and Archie stamp.

The image has been coloured with Promarkers.
THe papes are from a Nitwit set called Meow.
The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.
The sentiment is a LOTV stamp.
The shape was cut on my grand calibur, using Go Kreate XXL dies.

Please pop over to my amazing teamies who have made some amazing projects.
I am entering this into the following challenges

Enjoy the challenge.

Recipe challenge at CRAFT

Good morning peeps,
                            We are feeling very sad at the moment because our beautiful cat Raffles passed away yesterday. He was 18 and a half and the most gentle cat I have ever known. 
Rest in peace my beautiful boy you enriched our lives beyond measure you are forever in our hearts.

Today over at CRAFT challenge, we have a recipe challenge for you 

We have four brilliant sponsors for our challenge this week.

For my card for this week's challenge I used one of the images from the 

I really struggled with this because I wanted to add a lot more flowers but I stuck with the one in her hand and the rose in the corner.

The lace and rose are from Wild Orchid crafts.
The sentiment is from LOTV
The heavenly papers are from Katie Pertiet over at Designer Digitals

Have fun with this challenge and please check out my fellow teamies their work is just awesome.

Monday 22 October 2012

Things With Wheels

Good morning all.
                          I hope you all had an amazing weekend. We had a brilliant time in Bournemouth at my cousin's husband's 60th  birthday. It was a formula 1 themed night and a really great occasion as it was a complete surprise to him.
                                       Over at Incy Wincy Designs this week we have a brand new theme

Things With Wheels
Our sponsor this week is

Here is my DT card using Di's Digi Download image Wheelbarrow Ted.

The papers are from two different NitWit sets, Fincy's garden and Potting Shed. 
The border is part of the Potting shed set.
The flowers are from Wild Orchid crafts.
The sentiment stamp is from one of Little Claire's Sentiment sets.
The image is coloured with Promarkers.

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

Enjoy the challenge and remember to pop by my fellow team members' blogs to check out their inspirational projects.

Monday 15 October 2012

Sketch time at INCY WINCY Designs

Morning all,
I trust you are all well. I have been really under the weather the past few days. I have had no voice for three days, but it is coming back now and an awful cough. Poor Ian is ready to shoot me I think because I am coughing all night.

This week's challenge at INCY WINCY is a sketch by yours truly.

Our terrific sponsor this week is....... 

Here is my DT card using this cute little image.

The papers are from the Nitwit collection Joyful hearts.
The snow flakes were made using a punch and then covering the shapes with glitter.
The ribbon is from my local craft shop.
The image is coloured with Promarkers.

I do hope you enjoy this challenge.

Thursday 11 October 2012

I'm so excited!

Hello again all,
Two posts in one day! At last I can announce what I have been bursting to say. ....

I am so thrilled to be a part of this amazingly talented team!

This week  it's Team Gem's turn and our generous sponsors are
The Stamping Boutique

My fellow teamie Natalie designed this brilliant sketch for us to use.

We were lucky enough to be given this sassy image from Rendonkulous to play around with ....

....so I decided to use it for my husband's birthday card..
His idea of heaven chocolate cake and a naked lady!
I have to admit to being very nervous about this card. The rest of the DT are so talented and their colouring skills are awesome.

Enjoy the challenge, have fun and get creating.

Monochrome Time at CRAFT Challenge

Morning all, I trust you are well.
Once again it is Thursday and I am left wondering where the week has gone. There is a brand new challenge at CRAFT challenge today. Our theme for this week is .....

As usual our amazing 'boss lady' Jo has engaged some fantastic sponsors.

As October is breast cancer awareness month, several of the DT inspired by our own Saskia have gone with the think pink theme.

The image I chose is one of the Bugaboo pink ribbon gals - Vivian

Th papers are from a Katie Pertiet set and have been recoloured digitally. 
The image is coloured with Promarkers.
The pretty rose ribbon was a gift from my best friend.
The ribbon was from a local craft shop.
The gems are from my stash and the flowers are wild orchid of course.
The sentiment is a LOTV vintage greeting.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Crafts and Me challenge - Anything goes.
Creative inspirations - anything goes
Divas by design - anything goes.
In the pink - pink plus one

Our DT have some amazing projects. Please visit their individual blogs.
Have fun

Monday 8 October 2012

Anything Goes at INCY WINCY Designs

Good morning friends,

Today over at INCY WINCY we have a nice and easy theme for this week's challenge
Anything Goes
We are sponsored this week by the fantastic
Paper Shelter

I decided to use one of their pre-coloured digis for my  second book box project.
I am making one of these for each of our daughter's Christmas cards this year.
I have yet to add the verse inside the box and intend to put a small piece of jewellery in the box as a surprise.

The image is called Holy Night and is perfect for our oldest daughter who has three beautiful King Charles Spaniels.

This is the inside .......

The book box template can be found here
The Papers are from Raspberry Road Designs Victorian Holidays set and Christmas Thyme Set.
The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts and slathered inGlimmer Dust
The snowflakes were made using a punch and dipped in Fairy Dust glitter.
THe sentiment was made on my computer using a free banner digi from here a while ago so it may no longer be available.
Enjoy the challenge and please visit the DT blogs. They have some awesome projects.

Have a great week.

Thursday 4 October 2012

London 2012 and beyond!

Morning all,
Now that the Olympics are but a distant memory there is a consensus of opinion that says we must continue to encourage sport for all. So over at CRAFT challenge this week we are asking you to create a project
using the theme of  Sport.

Our fantastic sponsors this week are

My card was made for my nephew who loves all kinds of sport.
I used the Wags n Whiskers stamp Go for Goal

The fab papers are free from here
The sentiment is a Little Claire sentiment stamp that I bought last year and have never inked up!
The wooden letters were a present from my best friend ages ago.
The tiny buttons were from Gregory Knopp
The cricket button was one I got at the NEC last year.

I wouldlike to enter this into the following challenges
Whimsy stamps challenge - Anything goes
Passion for Promarkers  for a man/ youth
Papertake weekly -Anything goes
Make it Monday Anything goes
Creative Belli - Sport

Have fun with the challenge and please pop by my fellow teamies blogs and look at their inspirational work.

Monday 1 October 2012

Bears, bears, bears......

Good morning peeps,
I hope you are all well, today over at INCY WINCY designs we have a brand new challenge

Bears, Bears, Bears
Our sponsor this week is .......

My card this week is made using Barry Countdown to Christmas

Isn't he a cutie? - just reminds me of the nightmare every year when we get out the Christmas lights and discover that they don't work. Maybe my husband is not quite so cute when this happens!

The papers are by Anges Biro and are from a collection called Winter Kraft and you can get them here
The wooden snow flakes were a present from my best friend - thanks Lynn.
The sentiment is a lily of the valley stamp.
The tree button were from Gregory Knopp

Please pop by the blogs of my fellow teamies and leave them a comment.

Happy Crafting