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Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Anything Goes Christmas # 9


Hi, time for The Holly and the Ivy
Anything Goes Christmas Challenge., held two weekly. 
This will be challenge #9, The DT have some
fabulous cards to inspire you, plesae pop over to see them. 
My card is a tall DL, I used Dreamees papers from their
Simply Christmas CD.
Silver mirri card used to mat the topper and base card.
The stamp is one of my favourite, favourite stamp of all time.
The Snow Buddies by Woodware stamps. 
Coloured with Promarkers and enhanced with glitter.
Also entered into Ikes World Challenges  Challenge #91
Anything Goes with a twist Blue Christmas.

Monday, 26 June 2017

Summer Brights

Hello again, today we begin a new challenge at Make My Monday.
Sian has chosen Summer Brights.
The Design Team have again made some wonderful cards, 
please pop over and check them out.
I have used several Distress Inks to create the background.
I love this stamp from Inkylicious - Poppy Lea, which has been
exdtended though you can't tell where it was joined up.
I coloured the flowers with my new Leonie Sparkle Pens.
there is a lot of glitter shining on the card, though it never shows 
when photographed, such a shame. 
The sentiment is by Crafter's Companion. 

Friday, 23 June 2017

H is for Hearts

Hello, today we begin our new challenge 
H is for Hearts at Alphabet Challenges
Please check out the lovely ideas from the DT.
 The Black heart was stamped with DI Black Soot, embossed with clear EP. 
The White heart was stamped with Versamark, embossed with Stampendous 
Clear Detail White powder. 
 The lower half of the card embossed with a Swiss Dots Embossing Folder.
Black ribbon and bow added. 

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Sew and Sew


Hi, welcome to my blog. Today we are starting a new
two week challenge at Cardz 4 Galz, chosen my me,
which is Sew and Sew.     
The DT have some super ideas waiting for you to see.
All the background papers and embellishment pieces are
from a Debbie Moore CD - Haberdashery Shabby Chic.
The two larger corsets are stamps from Creative Expressions-
Vintage Lingerie.
Other embellishments include Crafty Individuals stamped items.
I hope you have fun with your sew and sew project. 


Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Stars

Hello , thanks for your visit. Today we begin a new challenge
at Cardz 4 Guyz.  Jan our regular guest has chosen
STARS
We would love for you to join us in this challenge. The DT
had a great time creating inspiration for you, hope you can
take a look at them.
For my card, I decided upon a Christmas card.
I have used white card, with dark blue card for matting.
The beautiful image is the Polar Bear from Little Claire Designs.
I added lots of  small silver stars around the main golden star.
I used Promarkers and Distress Inks to add the colour. 
Have fun, looking forward to seeing your stars. 

Saturday, 17 June 2017

Summertime

Hi, hope your feeling well, in good spirits and busy crafting.
Today begins a two week challenge at My Time To Craft
Monika has chosen  Summertime.
I believe we in the UK are going to have a few days of
summer to look forward to over the next week.
Please check out the blog to see the lovely projects by the DT.
My card was created using print outs from Halcyon Days CD.
Artist Abigail Mills - by Crafter's Companion, 
I have added the bunting. Hope you enjoy the challenge. 

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Embossing Heat or Dry

Hi, welcome to my blog, today we begi a new challenge for the
month of June - July 14th at Sparkles Monthy Challenges. 
Silvi in Germany has chosen for us 
Embossing Heat or Dry
Please take a look at the blog, the DT have again excelled.
For my card, I chose to do Heat Embossing.
I embossed with white detailed EP using a Kanban stamp.
Coloured the background with Distress Inks.

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Anything Goes Christmas # 8

Hi everyone, welcome to my blog. ~Today we begin a new
two weekly challenge at The Holly and The Ivy Challenge Blog
Our challenges are always Anything Goes -Christmas. Have fun.
Please pop over to see the DT's amazing cards for the fesitive season.
For my card, I adore this image of Santa, I found this decoupage sheet
in a sale bin for 10p , wasn't I lucky.  The sentiment hs ben recycled 
from a card I received last year. This card shows you don't have to be 
always creating new products, our older ones still have life in them.
A white card, with red card for the mats, the star paper is from my stash.

Monday, 12 June 2017

At the Beach

Hello, welcome to my blog, I hope you enjoy your visit.
Today begins a two week challenge at Make My Monday
At The Beach
Please pop over to the blog to see the wonderful inspiration from the DT.
I have used Kraft card for my base card and to mat the design layer.
For my background I used several Distress Inks on watercolour paper.
I created a line for the horizon and for the edge of the sea and sand,
then watercoloured the three areas. 
I stamped onto the card to give a base for my decoupaged image.
I stamped the image again onto white card and coloured with
Promarkers. I added another bird on the sand and more in the sky.
Birds in the sky - Sweet Desire Lighthouse Set
Birds and wooden stump from Elusive Images as was pre -
 Chocolate Boroque. I used a white pencil for the edge of the sea. 


Friday, 9 June 2017

G is for Give Thanks


Hello again, thanks for your visit. Today we begin a new
challenge for the next two weeks at Alphabet Challenges, 
Silvi has chosen - G is for Give Thanks
Sadly we in the UK aren't having good beach weather, but we can always 
think we will soon. Please take a look at the ideas and inspiration 
from the Design Team.
My card - I used pink and white card from my stash.
The floral papers are printed from a kit I bought from
Creative Crafting World. 
I also added the sentiment, gems and lace from my stash.

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Graduation

Hello again, seems a while since I added a card. Today
we begin our new  challenge at Cardz 4 Galz. 
Amy has chosen - Graduation.
Please take a look at the DT's inspirational creations.
I have kept mine fairly CAS I love the combination of
Black and cream. 
I have a cream card, black mats.  Cream embossed mats, 
from using an Embossing folder. 
The motor board is from a freebie template on Pinterest.
The scroll certificate is stamped - Sheena Douglass - The Quest.
Congratulations - a stamp I've had for ever. 
Addition of 3 clear star gems. 

Saturday, 3 June 2017

Down on the Farm


Hello and welcome to my blog. Today begins a new challenge
at MTTC (My Time To Craft)  Suzanne has chosen
Down On the Farm
Check out the wonderful inspiration from the DT.
I have made a 7" square scallop edge card, using papers and
toppers from a Pollyanna Pickering Topper kit and a paper kit, 
all available from Creative Crafting World.
So many folk just love pigs, so I'm sure this will be appreciated. 

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Use Non Traditional Christmas Colours

Hello again, thanks for your visit. We begin a new
challenge at Sparkles Christmas Challenges today.
Helen has challenged us to 
Use Non -Traditional Christmas Colours
I have used Kraft card for the main card and 
for the stamped area.
Dark brown to mat the main created area.
I heat embossed a Kanban stamp with white detailed
 embossing powder. I repeated part of the stamp on the left side.
Added a stamped Dreamees greeting circle. 

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Challenge # 7 Anything Goes Christmas

Hello everyone, hope you are well, thanks for your visit.
Today we begin a new challenge for the next two weeks at
The Holly and The Ivy Challenge Blog.  As always the challenge is
Anything Goes - Christmas. 
Please pop over and check out the DT cards for Christmas. 
I have a white scallop edge card, randomly stamped in Broken China with a 
very small snowflake stamp. 
The oval panel is a stamp from a few years ago, by Katy Sue Designs.
Coloured with Promarkers, scattered with glitter for the snow highlights. 
Go on treat yourself to making a card for the Festive season. 

Monday, 29 May 2017

Victorian Romance

Hello again, thanks for your visit. Today at Make My Monday
we are starting a new challenge,  for the next two weeks we have
Victorian Romance
Please pop and see the creations of the DT, to be inspired.
For my card, I used a Kraft card. The papers are from a 
Kraftyhands CD - The Romantique Collection.
I stamped my own topper, with an favourite Inkadinkado
stamp, coloured with Promarkers.
Additional elements being two gorgeous buttons and some
old cream lace.  Have fun.

Friday, 26 May 2017

F is for Feathered Friends


Hello and welcome to my blog. Today at Alphabet Challenges 
our new challenge begins  for the next two weeks -
F - is for Feathered Friends
Check out the blog to see the ideas from the DT.
I thought this would be a little different from a card.
I have recently made these six inchies for a swap. I coloured the
1 inch squares with several Distress Inks. Stamped and heat embossed
each of the stamps which are by Inkadinkado.
Have fun with your Feathered Friends.

Thursday, 25 May 2017

Inspired by a Song


Hi everyone, welcome to my blog. Today we are starting
a new challenge at Cardz 4 Galz   chosen by me.
Inspired by A Song
The DT always seem to create amazing projects, please go to see their
achievements, they are so individual and varied.
I was inspired by the Michael Buble song -
Babe - You've Got What It Takes.
This is a 7" sq scallop edge card. Matted with paper which
hopefully matches her dress.
The background papers, embellished flowers and topper are
all from a CD - Crafty Sentiments  Designs - Here Come The Girls -
Creative Crafting World.
Additional pearls added.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Your Favourite Colour Combo


Hello everyone, thanks for your visit.
Today begins the new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz
Helen has chosen 
Your Favourite Colour Combo
Please check out the DT inspiration on the blog.
My favourite colour combo, depends upon the time of the 
year, who the card is for and other factors. One being for this card,
is I have been ill for the past three weeks, not able to create with
my stamps, which I do prefer, but at times of need, I do like making
easier cards with toppers etc from paper kits. Lord knows I have
plenty and they are so very useful for quick and easy cards. 
I do hope even this type of card can inspire.
The topper is from a kit from Creative Crafting World of
artwork by Pollyanna Pickering. Papers and card are from my stash.

Saturday, 20 May 2017

Sketch at MTTC



Hello, thanks for your visit, so many visits, I greatly
appreciate every one, statistics show amazing numbers, but 
you are all so shy on leaving any comments, 
I would be thrilled to hear from  you.
Today is the start of a Sketch challenge at 
All you need to do is follow the sketch design above, if you
go and check out at the blog you will be thrilled to see so many
variations of this simple sketch. Have fun.
My card has a die cut circle, the butterfly is from a set -
Butterfly Flourish by Little Claire Designs. 
The flowers are stamped and fussy cut - from The Works stamps. 

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

#6 Anything Goes Christmas

Hello again, today we begin a new challenge at 
Anything Goes - Christmas  #6
Please check out the DT fabulous works of art.
I love blue, white and silver for Christmas cards.
Silver mirri card background mat, Background paper from
Pure Frozen paper pad from Poundland, gorgeous paper pads 
for just £1 amazing. I love them all. 
Oval Spellbinders and greeting dies. Crystal gems,
The stamp of Snowmen is from Woodware. 
Coloured with Promarkers, glitter and fluffy stuff. 

Monday, 15 May 2017

Four or More Legs



Hello, thanks for your visit to my blog. Today we begin a new challenge
over at Sparkles Monthly Challenges. Jacky has chosen for us 
Four Or More Legs. 
Why don't you take a look to see the wonderful creations from the DT.
I recently was thrilled to join the Design Team for Little Claire Designs.
The above two cards were made for their recent TV appearance
on Hochanda Sky 663, Freeview 85. 
Please allow my indulgence to show you them for this challenge. 
The stamps of the cats and the dog are from a set of 6 animals, each 
with a lovely small sentiment. 
The tag is Kraft card, decorated with LC papers.
The dog card is a round card from Kanban.,
All papers from my stash. I paper pieced the dogs.
I hope you enjoy the challenge. 

Sugar and Spice

Hello, at Make My Monday we have a new challenge chosen by Emma
Sugar and Spice.
Why don't you check it out and see the DT creations.
I found the topper with Sugar and Spice in my stash which
inspired my ideas of colour and design.
Papers are from my stash. The flowers are stamps/dies from The Works.
The doily is a die from Dreamees Designs.
The stamp is from Crafty Sentiments.
Coloured with Promarkers.

Friday, 12 May 2017

E is for Enchanted Creatures


Hello, thanks for your visit, it really does cheer me up, knowing I'm not 
talking to myself with my posts. 
Today at Alphabet Challenges we are looking at the letter E - 
our challenge is Enchanted Creatures, chosen by Lesley.
Please check out the amazing cards from the Design Team.
I have made a card using papers from a pad by Papermania, 
The doily is from a Dreamees die.
The fairy is a freebie digi stamp, I love her attitude, so typical.
The flowers, leaves and butterfly are all stamps and dies from
The Works - they are such a good price,  if you see them , buy them
you won't regret it.  I used Promarkers to colour and added pearl gems. 

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Add Some Texture


Hi, welcome to my blog. Today we begin a new challenge at
Cardz 4 Galz., chosen by Sian we want you to 
Add Some Texture
I have painted and decorated an MDF door hanger, using
stamps, paint, Distress inks, torn distressed papers and card.
Added Frantage gold mixed embossing powder, stamped 
and created a flower. Added lace and gems. 

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Jungle Fun

Hi, today we start a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz. 
Amy has chosen Jungle Fun. 
Starting with this challenge for over the summer period we
are changing from a weekly to a two weekly challenge blog. 
The DT have created some fabuous ideas of being in the jungle.
Why don't you take a peek on the blog.
I made my card from a decoupage kit. I added
several of my own twists.  The background papers 
and the leaves and the words  are from my stash.
I added a wobbly spring to the head, which is great fun for 
kids (and me) I have been flicking the head regularly. 
Have fun. I did!

Saturday, 6 May 2017

For The Men In Our Lives

Hello, welcome to my blog. Today begins a new challenge
Our challenge is ........
For the Men In Our Lives
Please check out the challenge blog to see the ideas of the DT.
For my card, I rarely do sports cards for men, but I love
this stamp from Katy Sue Designs, which is no longer made.
A simple card, but I feel very effective.
Background papers are from Crafter's Companions -
actually they are Downtown Abbey Papers.
I coloured the rugby players stamp with Promarkers.
Die cut the greeting. Have fun and stay well. 

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Anything Goes- Christmas #5

Hello, me again, hope you enjoy your visit. Today begins 
a new two weekly challenge at 
Please visit to check out the wonderul inspiration from the DT
I have used a Kraft coloured card, with Kraft design papers from
LOTV. The stamp is also from LOTV - The Perfect Snowman.
I coloured it with Promarkers, and of course glitter was sprinkled 
here and there. Embellishments are crystal gems and a super pom-pom
ribbon and several cut off pom-poms to make snowballs,
Have fun everyone. 

Inspired by a Film, a book or a song


Hello again, thanks for your visit. Today sees the
start of a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz
The challenge is ..............
Inspired by a Film, a Book or a Song.
Please check out the blog for the inspiration from the DT.
I have made a DL card, it's ages since I made one.
Matted onto black card, a peice of green paper from a 
pad in my stash. All the stamps on the card are from an
out of prodution set of Flippen Men the Footballer, by La Pashe.
I used Ptromarkers to colour.
We do need to know the title of your inspiration, have fun. 

Monday, 1 May 2017

May Flowers


Hello again, thanks for popping by to visit.
Today begins a new challenge at Make My Monday. 
Sue has chosen a lovely challenge for us,
May Flowers
Why don't you pop over to the blog to see the lovely
inspirational cards from the Design Team.
My card is a 6" sq scallop edge card. 
A purple mat, a white large dot embossed sheet. 
The flowers are stamps from  a die and stamp set from
The Works. Coloured with Promarkers with a little glitter added.
The leaves are from the same supplier. 
Spotted lilac ribbon added. 
I enjoyed making this card, it took a little time but I think
it was worth it. ~The pleasure is in making them after all. 

Snowflakes


Hello, thanks for your visit. Today we begin a new challenge at
Joan has chosen for us 
Snowflakes
The DT have some amazing inspiration on the blog.
Why don't you pop over and take a peek.
My card is a 5 x 7 inches white card. The background is 
brown paper, the snowflake stamps by Sheena Douglass, were 
heat embossed with white detail powder. 
Pearls added to the centres.
A greeting added on a white strip of card. Lace and ribbon added. 

Friday, 28 April 2017

D is for Decoupage


Hello, thanks for your visit. I apologise for the poor quality photo, the 
weather here is so bad, which obviously effects the result.
Today begins a new challenge at Alphabet Challenges.
It was my turn to choose for the letter D - I know Decoupage is
very popular in the UK, so let's see how popular it is. 
Please take a peek at the blog to see the DT cards.
My card is a 7" scallop edge square card. 
The papers, flowers and main image are all from a CD by
Katy Sue Designs for Crafty Sentiments.
The flowers and the girl are decoupaged using 3D foam tape.
Little pearls added to the background paper.
Larger pearls added to the centre of the flowers. 

Thursday, 27 April 2017

A Shaped Card


Hello everyone, thanks for your visit. Firstly I apologise for the 
very dull and flat photo of my card. The weather here, at present,
is dreadful, rain, hailstones and very dull skies. 
Today begins a new challenge at Cardz 4 Galz.
Maryvonne has chosen - A Shaped Card. 
The DT have some wonderful inspiration, please go and take a look.
My card is a scallop edged octagon, with circular die papers and card.
The centre circular die was stamped with a LOTV Floral Vases.
Coloured with Promakers.
Papers and card are from my stash. 

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

The Great Outdoors


Hello again, thanks for your visit.
Today the challenge blog starting a new challenge is
Julie has chosen --- The Great Outdoors -- so many options with this.
The DT have a ral mixture of ideas, please check them out.
I have based my card on a stamp from LOTV which is 
appropriately called - In the Country. 
I used papers from my stash, a few leaf dies from a set from The Works.
An old button with twine. 
The stamp was coloured with Promarkers. 
The greeting stamp is by Leonie Pujol

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Sequins or Buttons


Hello, welcome to my blog. Today begins a new challenge for
the next two weeks at My Time To Craft (MTTC)
Pat has chosen  ----- Sequins or Buttons (or even both)
The Design Team have a wonderful display on the blog.
I have a white scallop edge card, All of the blue papers are from
a Crafter's Companion paper Pad Downtown Abbey.
The beautiful stamp is also from Crfter's Companion. 
The required buttons adorn the centre of the flowers, which
were created using a stamp from a set bought at The Works. 
I hope you enjoy.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

#4 Anything Goes-Christmas

Hello again, thanks so much for visiting me. I hope you call again.
Today we begin a new challenge for the next month at
Our challenges are always Anything Goes, so as long as it is
Christmas we would love to see you enter the challenge.
Please check out the blog and see the inspiration from the DT. 
I have used Kraft card to mat all of my papers and layers.
The blue papers are all from Simply Christmas CD by The Dreamees. 
The adorable stamp is by Little Claire Designs. 
I used Promarkers to colour the image.  Have fun.

Shades of Brown

Hello, thanks for your visit, all comments are greatly appreciated.
Today we begin a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz. 
Shades of Brown.
Please check out the amazing DT inspirational creations.
I have used odd scraps of papers from LOTV paper pad
Father Knows Best. 
The stamp is The Golfer by LOTV. 
I used dark brown card to mat all of the pieces. 
The stamp was coloured with Promarkers. 

Monday, 17 April 2017

Embossing Heat or Dry

Hello again, thanks for your visit. Today begins a super
challenge at Make My Monday. 
Silvi has chosen for us, Embossing, we can either use embossing
folders or use embossing powders and heat tools. 
The design team have some amazing ideas, please take a look.
One of my most favourite techniques with stamps is the 
Resist Technique. I dusted my card with anti-static powder.
Stamped the image from Woodware stamps - Time After Time
with Versafine ink pad, added clear EP.  Heated with heat tool.
Once cooled I then blended 3 TH Distress Inks.
Squeezed Lemonade, Peacock Feathers and Fossilized Amber,
don't you just love the names of the Distress Inks?
Added faux stitching around the card.  Have fun. 

Saturday, 15 April 2017


Hello, thanks for your visit, today a new challenge is starting
over at Sparkles Monthly Challenges.  Helen has chosen for us
Use Your Favourite Colour Combo
Please check out the blog to see more detail and of course to
see the wonderful inspiration from the design team,
For me, my favourite colour combo, varies, depending on the
 time of the year.  I am currently in my spring mode, so my colour combo
is Kraft card, lemon/yellow and blue.
The papers are from  a Beach Life paper pad by 
Craft Sensations. The stamps are by Woodware - Burst into Bloom. 
Coloured with Promarkers. 

Friday, 14 April 2017

C is for Cake




Thanks for your visit, today there is a new challenge at
Our letter for the next two weeks is C - my card is 
C is for Cake
Pop over to check out the details and see the fabulous cakes
made by the Design Team. 
I used for my base card a 7" scallop edge card.
All the papers and the decoupaged large cake have been printed
from a CD by The Card Hut - Fabulous Tea and Cakes. 
Matted onto black card.
The greeting is by Leonie Pujol from a Love Hearts stamp set. 
Have fun and please stay well. Thanks for your visit.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Handbags and Gladrags


Hello, thank you for you visit. Today begins a new challenge at
Cardz 4 Galz.   Julie has chosen for us ---
Handbags and Gladrags.
Why don't you visit the blog for details and to see the wonderful
Handbags and Gladrags from the design team.
For my card, the base is a 7" scallop edge card which is light cream.
The decoupaged dress on the dress form, handbag and backing paper
are from a CD from Katy Sue Designs.
Fabulous Fashions Disc 1
Using gold mirri card and a piece of backing paper I created the panel.
I decoupaged the dress and handbag.
The sentiment is from Honey Doo stamps, gold embossed.
Have fun and hopefully stay well. Thanks for visiting.  . 

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Animal Antics

Hello, I hope your well and thank you for your visit.
Today we begin a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz.
Sian has chosen for us - Animal Antics.
Please pop over to check out the cards made by the DT.
There are some great ideas, but we know you can show us
many more of the antics animals get up to. 
I have used up scraps from a previous project to create
the background of this card. The papers are from a lovely
paper pad by Dovecraft - Garaden Party.
The adorable stamp is Wavy Sheep by Little Claire Designs, 
which was coloured with Promarkers.
The sentiment is by Leonie Pugol.
Card Candi to embellish.  

Saturday, 8 April 2017

No Designer Paper


Hello everyone, welcome to the new followers, it's so
nice to see new faces and names being added.
Today begins a new two weekly challenge at MTTC -
My Time To Craft. The challenge is 
No Designer Paper - an opportunity to play with your
paints, inks, embossing folders and other crafting mediums ,
your not allowed to use any designer backing papers. 
The DT have created some wonderful ideas, please pop over 
to check them out. For my card I have used and embossing folder
for the background. The bird stamp is by Inkadinkado. 
The Love sentiment is by Leonie Pujol. 
A simple yet pretty card.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Inspired by a Movie or Book


Hello again, thanks so much for popping by.
Today is the start of a monthly challenge at
I was recently asked to join the group and am delighted to be
joining in my first challenge for the blog.
The theme for April is
A card which has been - Inspired by a Movie or a Book.
One of my favourite genre of films and books has been
the works of J.K. Rowling - The Harry Potter stories.
My card shows Hogwart's castle, Hedwig the owl and of
course the headmaster Dumbledore who is a stamp from 
Tandastamps (expired) the remaining stamps are from Indigo Blu.
Coloured with Distress Inks and coloured pencils.
Hope you have fun creating your card. 


Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Anything Goes # 3


Hello, thanks for your visit, hope your well.
Today we start ou two weekly challenge at 
our theme will always be  Anything Goes.
Please pay a visit to check out the DT inspiration.
I love to see monochrome black and white.  This fabulous
reindeer stamp is by Woodware Stamps with the adorable
little verse. I had fun playing with zentangles to decorate
the reindeer. The only colour added being the red bow, his 
shiny red nose and his red heart. 
Take care and look after yourself. 

Easter or Spring

Hello, hope your feeling well, thanks for your visit.
Today we begin a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz.
We would like to see a card suitable for either 
Easter or Spring (for a male person)
The team have again provided some wonderful inspiration.
I made a 7" scallop edge card. I used card and papers from
my stash. The toppers are from a paper pack of
Pollyanna Pickering artwork, provided by Creative Crafting World.

Monday, 3 April 2017

April Showers


Hello, thanks for your visit. April already, how did that happen?
Today we are starting a new challenge for you over at 
Make My Monday - Robbie has chosen for us
April Showers - to show anything we associate with rain.
The DT have some terrific ideas to inspire you.
I have used papers from a Craft Sensations paper pad -
Beach Life. I used Kraft card throughout for matting.
The stamp is a favourite of mine, from Little Claire.
Coloured with Promarkers with Glossy Accents 
added to the raindrops and puddles. 
The sentiment was created using word stamps by
Leonie Pujol from a stamp set - Love Hearts.

Saturday, 1 April 2017

Candy Cane


Hello again, today begins a new challenge at
Yes, it is the 1st of  April going fast again, the challenge
will last until the end of March, so lots of time.
Sandra H would love to see Candy Cane.
The Design Team have some wonderful creations made,
please pop over to see them.
For my card, I first had to find my Candy Cane, for being 
honest, we in the UK don't get much involved with Candy Cane
for the Christmas/Holiday season. 
Lots of free digi images of candy cane on the internet which is where
I souced mine.  Coloured with my Promarkers.
Red paper background from Christmas papers stash.
Ebossed background - Christmas Vines,
Greeting a die cut by Spellbinders.

Friday, 31 March 2017

Bunnies


Hello again, a quick return from yesterday's post. Today we are
starting a new challenge at Alphabet Challenges - our challenge
for the next two weeks is B is for Bunnies. Well it is that time of the year. 
Please pop over to the blog to see the lovely display of bunnies.
The background papers on my card are from Country Garden
by Dovecraft.  Two  oval dies side by side provide the mat for the bunny.
The bunny stamp is from LOTV - Spring Swing. 
Coloured with Promarkers and pencils. 
The sentiment is from Leonie Pujol - Love Hearts stamp set,