Sunday, 17 July 2011

Card Candy

This fantastic candy is on offer until 29th July. Why not pop on over to Tabby craft designs, and have a look at the wonderful cards and extra goodies Tab makes. If you look closely you'll see such a cute little dog.
Good luck to all.

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

A simple look

This is the second of the day. A quick and simple one. Again i've used Tilda. All supplies were from my stsash.

Going to enter it in the following:

Easel Card

Well i have 2 cards for you today. The first is an easel card, the image is Tilda coloured in using Promarkers. The plain cardstock is DCWV, The patterned paper is from my never ending stash.

The buttons and ribon was bought from Doncaster on my last visit.

Going to enter it in the following challenges:

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Distress Tilda

I've been disressing today. Tilda is coloured using sepia colours. Iv'e also used my M. Stewart punch and curled it around the centre circle. I have used Faux stitching around the card.

I'm going to enter it in the following:

Fizzy Moon

A pastel card next. I have used spots and stripes. The image is the sweet little Fizzy Moon, coloured with my promarkers.

I would like to enter it in the following:

Cool Blue

Hello everyone. Sorry it's been so long but i have had trouble with blogger. It wouldn't publish any posts. Fingers crossed it now works.

Well the sun is out and iv'e made a card using cool summer colours.

I am going to enter it in the following challenges:

Friday, 10 June 2011

Shades of purple

Good morning. Well the weather has certainatly changed, can't believe we may be having a hosepipe ban. We have just ordered 2 dwarf Cherry tree, there arriving tomoz....they will need watering dailiy, better save every bit of water that comes from the tap for them.

Today i have another Tilda card, but a purple card this time.

I have used plain card stock, M Stewart punch, Flowers and pins from Wild Orchid.

Would like to enter them in the following:

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

It's finally off

Morning guys, well my cast is finally off. Foot is still swollen and bruised, but least i'm a stone

Well have managed to get a couple of cards made in the last few days, and here's the first.

I have made it in soft peach tones, a little on the summery side.

I have used Kanban card, Flowers from wild orchid, picket fence from a friend, and tilda and her dog, coloured with..... yes its promarkers.

Wanting to enter it in the following challenges:
Paper Sundea's......Get sentimental
Sketch Saturday....Sketch
Pear Tree.....Summer Delights
Magnolia stamp lovers....Anything goes
One stop challenge.....Texture
Spoonful of Sugar....Here comes Summer

Birthday blues

The second card of the day.

I used a lovely Hanglar stamp coloured with my trusty promarkers. Flowers were from Wild Orchid crafts and my stash, paper was from Kameo cards.

Going to enter it in the following challenges:

Friday, 3 June 2011

Blue Hanglar

Here's a large card. It's only the second time i've done a 8 x 8 card.

The stamped image is Hanglar and coloured with promarkers, the papers are from my stash. Flowers i have just bought at Creative Treasures. The butterfly charm was bought from my last visit to the NEC.

Would like to enter it in the following challenges:

Crimbo in June

My Favourite colour was used for this card. Managed to get out a few christmas papers. The stamped image is from Pink Gem, coloured with my promarkers.

This one is for the following:

Here come's summer

Managed to get a couple of cards made this week. This one features Edwin from Magnolia Stamps.

Items used are..

Card stock.. Kanban, Gems from stash, image coloured with promarkers.

I am goinig to enter it in the following challenges....

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Sooooo Happy...

What a day, i'm on top of the world (no i've not been on the happy pills)....

My darling hubby has bought me a greenhouse, after years of nagging. It' now full of Tomato's, courgettes, peppers and strawberries.

And the BEST thing.......i'm going to DISNEY in September. For those who didn't know i was suppose to go 4 weeks ago, but the week before, i fell down a ladder and broke my foot....ouch. So holiday had to be cancelled.

All i keep doing now is singing M.I.C.K.E.Y M.O.U.S.E.....

Sunday, 29 May 2011

Magnolia Card

Yesterday i managed to get in my craft room for a little while. I managed to get 2 cards made the first is a Magnolia one.(bought loads of these stamps while i've been off with my broken I used a total of 4 different stamps on this card, so had to do some matting an layering.
I used the following:
Papers from my scrapbook kit,Ribbon from stash, Marths Stewart punch, Tag is kanban, Image coloured with promarkers. Butterfly charms from a friend.
I would like to enter it in the following challenges:
Sweet Stop.....Sketch

Stamptacular Sunday......Bugs or boys
Papertake.....Pale and pretty pastels
I lv Promarkers......Pearls
Just Magnolia.......Friends
Passion 4 Promarkers.....2 of something
Spoonful of sugar.......wings and things
Allsorts.....things with wings

Baby Card

Hi guys.

I have made a Baby card for a work collegue, who had her baby at only 5mths.

Baby is doing really well, he was only 1lb 8oz born.

I have used:

Kanban card,card candy, charm and ribbon all from my craft stash.The pram i cut from my cricut machine.

I would like to enter it in

Saturday, 21 May 2011


Creative craft have a great colour challenge that has just started, so why not pop along and have a go.

This one is the lovely Tilda. I've been sat colouring loads of images in the last 3 weeks, so be aware......

The card stock is Kanban. I also used my MS punch, Flowers from stash. the bead sticks were from a friend.

Would like to enter it in the following

Fathers Day

Here's the second one.

I made it for my Dad .

The card is Kanban and the lovely image is Lili of the Valley, coloured with Promarkers.

I'm entering it in the following:

Anniversary Card

Hi Guy's finally managed to get into my craft room and make a couple of cards.

The first one is for my in law's Anniversary next weekend.
The card stock is Kanban and the flowers are from my stash.

I would like to enter it in

Papertake.....Bloom and Grow
Spoonful of Sugar.......Anything Goes

Thursday, 19 May 2011


Good evening to all.
You would have thought i could have posted a few more entries on here seeing as i'm off
Not a lot happening, started to put my foot down yesterday and today. But i think i over did it today as its now throbing. Got it elevated and having a glass of wine.....
I'm still not able to sit at my craft desk, so the only crafting fix i get is colouring my stamped images. Oh and buying more stash from the internet.....dreading the electric
Hope you all have a great weekend.xx

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Are you free on Saturday?

If you have a spare hour then why not pop on over to the CRAFT STATION in Kirkby in Ashfield..Notts.

The very friendly Helen is having a Demo day.

Her guest for the day is Nikky Hall from POLKA DOODLES.

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Pink Cast

Well here it is ladies,

Coloured with the fabby

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

No Holiday

Well the virdicts in.....

I'm not able to fly on Monday, really miffed to put it politly as we have been planning this holiday for the last 6 months. Hubby has now gotta sort ot the insurance and paperwork. On the up side i do have my pink

Sunday, 1 May 2011

Smashing Time

Hello to all
Hpe your enjoying this nice sunny weather were having.
Well it been a week since my last blog, still not getting the hang of it.
It's been fun an games and a few tears..... I missed the last 2 steps of a ladder on Friday at work and what have i done......just broke my flippin foot. Its now in a temp cast till tues for swelling to go down and then comes the new one.
Guess where i suppose to be going next Monday..........
On an Areoplane to DISNEY. We won't know till tuesday if i'm able to go, Hospital have to put a special cast on (if they will and it suports my foot) and then Virgin airlines have to ok it.
Then if all is ok i have the pleasure of not going on most of the rides and no water slides for me.......Least i've got out of driving over there....hehe.
Enjoy the day

Sunday, 24 April 2011


Wishing you all a Happy Easter.

Hope you all have a relaxing day....just don't eat to much of the chocolate.

Thursday, 7 April 2011

Spring Time

Hi guy's look likes spring has finally arrived. The sun's out and the buds are on the trees.

I made a card with fresh spring colours, hope you like it.

Will be entering it in the following:

Monday, 4 April 2011


Hi, hope you all had a lovely Mother's day and were spoilt rotton. Me.... i was at work, but got a lovely pressie when i got home.

I've only managed to make 1 card today and here it is.

Thought i would enter it in the following challenges:

Paper Sundaes.....Spring Blossoms

Crafty Pad.....Flowers

Stamptacular.....Buttons, Bling and Bloom

Saturday, 2 April 2011

Card 2

This little number is being entered in the following

Good evening all

Good Evening, hope you're all doing ok.

Had the day off work.....and it was great. I managed to get a couple of cards made.

Heres the first hope you like it.


Pearl paper and pattern paper from my stash

Flower from a freind and button from me

Mgnolia images coloured with promarkers

Embossed hearts from cuttlebug folder

Florish from a marriane die

I will be entering it in the following challenges:

The Sweet Shop.......Sketch

Just Magnolia......Anything Goes plus button

Magnolialious.......Tilda and Edwin

Cute and Girly.....Girly

Allsorts......Bloomin Blossom

Cute Card Thursday........Couples

I Love Promarkers......Embossing

Monday, 28 March 2011

Purple Magnolia

The last one of the day.

I made this for:

Green Magnolia

This one was designed around a sketch over at the

Pink Magnolia

The second stamp i bought.

The pattern card came from a recent trip to Kanban and the other goodies came from my stash.

Entering this one into:

New Magnolia stamps

Here's one of two new Magnolia stamps i bought last week.

I used goodies i bought at the NEC on thursday;

Martha Stewart punch, Flowers, Card stock pad..DCWV.

Going to enter it in the following challenges:

Thursday, 24 March 2011


Hi guys
I have just got back from the NEC. A long day but oh so worth it.
As usual it was busy first thing but calmed down around lunch time.
Bought way to much, but couldn't resist the bargins.......who can ladies?
Got some more storage boxes, but i now is thinking i need the middle bedroom as the craft room. (I'm sure my father won't mind sleeping in the small
The best buy i think was: Martha stewart punch around the page....£17.99 and a 60 page 12x12 card stack...£9.99
Well of to have a glass of wine, i think the unpackin will have to wait till morning.

Sunday, 20 March 2011

Eat Cake

Would like to be in for a chance to win......Eat Cake by Penny Black?
Why not pop on over to Paper, ink Colour. Were these fabby stamps are on offer.

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Card 4 a Male

I managed to get this card done today. I was lucky be be given a couple of stamped Hanglar images from a friend. I think this little guy is soooo cute.

I used patterened paper from my scrapbook stash, i coloured the image with pro markers. I used my M. Stewart punches for the leaves and the corner. I also used my Nesties for the ovals.
I'm going to enter my card into the following challenges.

Monday, 14 March 2011

Anniversary Card

I made this card for my hubby, it's going to be our 18th Anniversary at the beginig of next month.

The pattern paper is from Making memories paper stack. The florish is a Joy die and the flowers i made myself. The cute magnolia image is cooured with my trusty promarkers. The sentiment i picked up from Kanban on my last visit.

There is a few challenges i can enter it in;

8 x 8 Card

This is an unusal size for me, i normanly do 6x6 cards.
I used My minds eye papers, The stamped image is a Hanler and is coloured using pro markers.
I entering it into the folowing chalenges;

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

I'm in the top 3

Hi guys just found out i'm a top 3 winner at I lv Pro Markers.
This is a first for me so chuffed to bits.

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Sister in law card

This ones for my sister in law. Took me a while to do as i wasn't used to colouring in with just one colour.

I used;
Message was from Di's Digi Downloads
Punches.....M Stewart & woodware
Image Sugar Nellie, coloured with promarkers.

Thought it could be entered in the following

One stop Challenge....Blk, White an 1 other

Birthday card

My neighbours birthday at the end of the month, this is the card i made for her.
I made it into a twisted easle, still trying to get the hang of this design.

I used ;
Penny black stamp thats coloured with pro markers.
Paper was from a recent swop
Ribbon & bow.... papermania
Punches... M Stewart

Going to enter it in
Penny Black Challenge...more than 1 fold
Crafty Pad......Ribbon
Sketch saturday......Sketch

Morning Tuesday

Had a busy day yesterday, went up to Kanban in Yorkshire.
I normally go with 2 friends but 1 has been taken into hospital. Our thoughts were with her as we had to fill a box for her to. (it wasn't hard to do )
They had some fabulous papers and card in. And there was some other bargins to have as well.
20 sheets of die cut crimo toppers for only £3. Every day die cut toppers for 40p a sheet but if you bought 10 then it worked out at 30p sheet.
Can't wait to have a play.
I was only back a while then we went to vist our friend in Hospital, looking a little better than she was, wishing her a speedy recovery.

Saturday, 5 March 2011

hangler candy

Some fantastic candy up for grabs at papercraftsbyrach. Pop on over and take a peek. Theres also a great video on hand made flowers.

Friday, 4 March 2011

Fizzy Moon

Well guys i decided to do both.

I bought a new Marrianne die, and then i popped into the Craft Station at Kirkby in Ashfield. They had the cute little Fizzy Moon in stock so i just had to buy 1 or 2...(but don't tell the hubby)

Here's a quick card i made when i got back. I'm going to give it to a dear friend who was taken in to hospital this afternoon.

I shall enter it into the Friday Sketches challenge.


Day 7 of my holiday

Morning on this damp day.
Not a good day here, the blasted washer has broken.....but i do have a man in right now with his tools trying to fix it. Hope its not dead.
Will try and get some craftin done this afternoon, or shall i go to Once upon a stamp for a new Nestie.....oh what a desicion to make.

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Birthday Card

The last one od the day. The design is from a sketch that a friend of mine(Sandra) designed for the Trimcraft Forum. I flipped the design slightly.
Cardstock was from an old birthday card i cut up.
Image and Greeting are from Kanban.
Ribbon and card candy from my box of goodies
The challenge over at Crafty Sentiments is Birthday.

Mothers Day

Another Purple card.

Recipe as follows....Card and paper stock from stash, Martha Stewart punch, and flowers from stash had them for years.

This card was made for the C.R.A.F.T Challenge......Mothers Day

Just for you

Another day and more craftin done, 3 cards in total. Onto the first.....

A bit girly ..

Used.... lily of valley stamp, my trusty pro markers and martha stewart punches.The little butterfly charm i bought from the NEC last year. The card was from my stash.

I think i will enter them in.....

Lily of Valley......Sketch

Paper Sundes....How Charming

I lv Pro markers.....Prple and Green

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

I'm on a roll

Well yet another one done, arn't i doing well......hehe

This one's for the following challenges:
Simon Says......No Cook Recipe

Feelin Fruity

Well here's no 3
Havn't i been a busy bee.
Will be entering this one in
Totally Tilda....Fruity

Card 2

Well here's the second.

The card and topper are from Kanban, so do like there factory shop. Will be going up there again on Monday, 3rd time this year. Well worth a visit ladies.

I'm entering this one in the following challenges.

Pear Tree....Ribbon

1st Card of my hols

Welcome back guys, this is the first card of my Hols and it was was designed for Creative craft challenge, the theme is Thank You.

I used Kanban card stock, flowers from my stash and the image is a digi from Di's digi downloads

I will be entering it in the following challenges

Wild Orchid....Anything goes
Paper take....Anything goes
Sketch and Stash.....Sketch

Monday, 28 February 2011

Hi All

Hi, well long time no see. Sorry but i've been busy at work. I now have a few days off, so i'm hopping to get some crafting done.
Saturday i went to a Krafty Hands workshop in Mansfield, had some fun and came home with one of there CD's.
Today hubby and i emptied the loft and did a mega clear out. Hubby has itchy feet and wants to move again.....well we have been here 11years. (i'm not so keen, so we'll see who wins. )
Hope you all have a good day.

Sunday, 6 February 2011


I've finally managed to upload some cards, my camera is playing up a little.

I've made this card for my lovely hubby for Valentines day.

I will be entering it in the following challenges...

Passion for promarkers.....Let there be love
Papertake Weekly......Have a heart
Cute Card Thursday........Hearts and Flowers

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

New Challenge

Theres a new challenge over at
The theme this fortnight is......Hearts and Flowers.
We have a gift voucher from the wonderful,
lily of the valley .
So come on over ......we don't

Sunday, 30 January 2011

Birthday candy.

Why not pop over to Sandra's blog. where's she's celebrating her 30th birthday. Some great stuff on offer...Go on check it out.

Wednesday, 5 January 2011

Happy New Year

Well it has been a long time since my last post. Hope your all ok and have recovered from Christmas and the New Year. I was well and truely busy, only had christmas day off and then 3 days finally at New Year......
When you are enjoying the lead up to christmas and the January sales please baer in mind.........ME. I have decided i hate retail, i wanna retire and live on a nice sunny island in a far away place..... If only. Well back to the real world.

CRAFTY SENTIMENTS are having a blog hop, starting 6th Jan. Why not pop on over and take a look.