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Monday, 20 June 2016

Dream Valley - Summer Colours

Good Morning everyone ,

The new theme over at 
Dream Valley
is:
Summer colours

So I had a bit of a play  with this beautiful image and some memento & distress inks.  I painted  the image  with the inks adding water and  to give a sort of watercolour effect . I was quite pleased with how it turned out for something that was quite quick to do.


Image - 'Renunculus Fields'  from Stampendous
Colouring medium - Memento & distress inks
Sentiment - Altenew Beautiful Day stamp set

Hop on over to the challenge blog to see what the DT have created here

Monday, 6 June 2016

Dream Valley have gone Vintage

Good Morning,

There's a new challenge starting today at

Our sponsor is the amazing Crafty Ribbons

The theme this week is :
Vintage


I did struggle with the theme and got everything out in a panic.
Frantage, distressing tool, inks, seam binding & a doily.
The papers are from Raspberry Road & the image is from The Paper Shelter.


Monday, 23 May 2016

Dream Valley-Use a Doily

Hello everyone,

It's been a lovely day here in Northampton, beautiful weather and my last day at work till next Tuesday. I plan to do a bit of sewing, if I manage to get something made I'll post it.

There's a new challenge over at:
The theme is:
Add a Doily
 Sponsoring the challenge this week is:


Image - Little Flower Girl from our sponsor, such a sweetie isn't she?
Coloured with - Markers, chalks & glamour dust
Butterflies - cut on cameo glittered with pee wee & glamour dust
Sentiment - cut on cameo

Have a lovely evening!


Friday, 20 May 2016

Happy 60th Birthday

Afternoon lovely crafty friends,

Just a quicky to share a card I made recently for an order.


The number was cut on the cameo, I do love my cameo. The mats were glittered round the edges with glamour dust.The sentiment is from papermania, it is actually one long stamp but I inked up just part of it at a time. Mixture of Dreamees stamps were used for the flowers. They were stamped onto a mix of papers & velum in a mix of inks/embossing powders. The leaves are also a Dreamees stamp on acetate and embossed.

Have a lovely evening


Thursday, 12 May 2016

It's Manly

Good Morning,

Where has the sunshine gone?
Still it saves us having to get the hose out!

I'm here to let you know there's a new challenge starting today at
Moving Along With The Times
full details can be found at the challenge blog here



Image & sentiment - Bugaboo, Gus Birthday optional 
Coloured with - Markers & glossy accents
Papers - LOTV
Hexagons and stars - cut on Cameo

Have a great day

I would like to enter:

Little Red Wagon - Let's Hear it for the Boys
Cards und More - Masculine
Stamps and Fun = Creativity - Male
inkychicks -  It's Birthday Time



Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Sparkling 50

Good Evening,

Ooopps I am a bit late with my DT share for the new challenge over at 

Dream Valley

reason being I have been busy ++ with lots of birthdays which meant lots of cooking, baking and hosting family get together 's. But as they say.................
Better late than never!!!!

This fortnights theme is:
Ribbons, lace and pearls
must use all three
 Here's my card:

Image - from Sassy Studios
coloured - markers & pee wee glitter
Papers - Back to basics from Dovecraft
Sentiment - computer generated
Lace - from stash
Ribbon - pleated seam binding
Flower - heartfelt creations stamp & die set on vellum
Leaves- dreamees stamp heat embossed on acetate
Pearls - dreamees


Our fab sponsors this challenge are:

Dies to Die for

&

Crafty Ribbons

Sorry ladies for posting this so late
Pleas hop on over to see what wonderful creations my teamies have made here



Monday, 25 April 2016

Just For You Quacky


Good Morning crafty friends,

It's time for a new challenge over at
and this fortnights theme is...
Creatures Great & Small
Sponsoring the challenge is the fabulous
The DT were given an image of their choice to use, I choose  .......
 For You Quacky isn't He/She a sweetie and so lovely to colour up.


I used markers & chalks to colour up the image & I added a little glamour dust to the butterfly. The papers were printed from a dreamees CD and all pieces are layered onto kraft card mats. The sentiment was computer generated using Italianno font.

Hop on over to the main challenge blog to see other creatures from DSB

Thursday, 14 April 2016

Spring is in the Air

Good Morning,

I'm here today is to let you know there's a new challenge starting today at
with a great theme chosen by Gail
Spring Flowers



Image -  Flower Vases set from DigiStamp Boutique
Coloured with - Markers
Papers - Dove craft - Back to basics IV
Sentiment - Dreamees stamp
Border - SB die

Fab samples are on the main challenge blog from the talented Team A
Can't wait to see your creations



Monday, 11 April 2016

Wakey Wakey

Good Morning,

There's a new challenge starting today at
Fab prizes are up for grabs from our sponsors
Robyn's Fetish & Angie's Digi's 
The theme this week is everyone's favourite
Anything Goes


Image - Waking up birdie from Robyn's Fetish
Colouerd with - Markers
Papers - MME
Flowers - Dreamees stamp on MME paper
Sentiment - Dreamees stamp

More fab makes on the main challenge blog here



Thursday, 31 March 2016

Wonderful Day

Good Morning,

I'm hoping to have a wonderful day out with my lovely Sister, plan a bit of shopping then lunch.
Then home to spend a bit of time in my craft room for a play on my new sewing machine. I want to have a go at free motion, got as far as getting the machine out yesterday but was not brave enough.

Here is a card I made a while ago now but never got round to sharing:


Sentiment - Sheena stamp
Printed craft card  banners - printed from Dreamees CD
Flowers - Dreamees stamp
Foliage - MB die

Hope the day is wonderful for all my lovely visitors.