Friday, 29 June 2012

Lovable Avie

Good Evening Everyone,

I am late today. My Grandson Matthew broke up today for his Summer Holidays, it was his School Service this morning, his Mum and Dad were working and his other Grandma was also working, so I went to give him moral support, he is in the School Choir and they were singing at the service, he also did a solo, he was very good even the teachers said he did very well. Then this afternoon I had to go to the Hairdressers, I usually go on a Friday morning but had to change it, it was worth it though.

Onto my Card,

Red Card
Prima Papers
the digi is called Adorable Avie
Memory Box Corner Die
Tonic Butterfly Punch
Cream Pearl Heart
Ribbon from stash
Pearls from Stash
Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Pink Petticoat sentiment
Stickles - Star Dust

I am entering this card into the following challenges

Aud Sentiments Challenge #57 - Bingo ( I have used 'Happy' ribbons and Die-cut)
Little Miss Muffet Challenge #38 - Sparkle ( I have used stickles on the Butterflies and the Hair Band)
Moving Along With Times Challenge - Happy Birthday
Crafts and Me Challenge #90 - Birthday
Willow Sketchie Challenge - Sketch and or Sparkle and Shine

thanks for taking the time to look and posting a comment

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Good Friends eat Cake

Hi Everyone,

Well it's a miserable day here in Inverness, after it was such a lovely day yesterday, it is back to the rain.
Onw onto my card,

Pink pearlescent card
dovecraft Teatime papers
wild orchod roses
The stamp was free from a magazine
Pearl Heart
Tonic Punch Butterflies
Woodware Punch  leaves

I am entering this card into the following challenges

Passion for Promarkers Challenge 155- ice cream/cupcakes
I  love Promarkers Challenge 123 - Anything goes
Wild Orchid Challenge #53 - Punch it out

Thanks for taking the time to look and your lovely comments.

Monday, 25 June 2012

Fun in the Sun

Hi Everyone,

I thas been alovely day here today, it started off being dull, but by lunchtime the sun started to shine and is still shining, hope it stays for a while. Hope everyone has had a good day.
Onto my Card.

Pink Card
Wild Rose Studio free papers from magazine Limited Edition
Joanna Sheen stamp - Gruffies Fun n the Sun
EZ Success Punch
Pearl heart Pink
Pink Petticoat sentiment
Pearls and Flowers

I am entering this card into the following Challenges

Joanna Sheen Challenge - Summer Daze
Cute Card Thursday Challenge #222 - Here Comes Summer
Sketch Saturday Challenge #213 - Sketch
Make it Monday Challenge #25 - Anything goes

Sunday, 24 June 2012

An Award


I was given this award By Wendy, thanks so much

The Rules are :-
1) Add the award to your blog
2) Thank the person who give it to you
3) List 7 Random things about yourself
4) List the Rules
5) Give the award to 15 bloggers
6) Inform them by leaving a message on your blog

My 7 Random things

1) I have 3 Grandchildren - Jacob, Matthew and Adam
2) I Have two cats - Cassie is a tortoiseshell and Hobbes is  ginger and white.
3) I am a retired theatre Nurse ( due to an Industrial Injury)
4) I enjoy cooking
5) I live in Inverness with my Husband
6) I like to swim at our local Health Club
7) I enjoy walking as long it is flat.

I am passing this award onto:-

1. Caroline
2. Bernice
3. Nic
4. Vicky
5. Wendy
6. Edna
7. Sue
8. Jayne
9. Rachel
10. Lisa
11. Dianne
12. Mina
13. Kevin
14. Jane
15. Michelle

Friday, 22 June 2012

In Trouble Again

Hi Everyone,

Another week over, doesn't time fly, weather is a little better here today, although it was wet first thing, the sun is shining now and it is warm.

Onto my card,

White scalloped blank card
My Mind's Eye papers
Kraft Card
Tonic Heart Punch
Pink Petticoat sentiment
Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Paintbox Pockets Stamp
White Gel pen
Stickles - Star Dust

I am entering this card into the following Challenges

I Love Promarkers Challenge #122 - The 1950's
Papertake Weekly Challenge # Bingo - Punches, Free and Buttons
Delightful Challenges - Anything goes
Shelley's Images Challenge - Anything goes 
CCEE Stampers Challenge - Masculine cards 
Crafts and Me Challenge # 89 - Anything Goes 
My Mum's Craft Shop Challenge # 62 - About the boys 
The Paper Shelter Challenge #69 - The Great Outdoors

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Fairy Sitting

 Good Evening Everyone,

I'm a bit late with my, better late than never so they say. Matthew's sport's Day was cancelled once again, it will be held after the Summer Holidays, he breaks up on the 29th June, no time next week to do it, he was really looking forward to it. Onto my card.

White scalloped card blank
Prima Jack and Jill papers
Willow Design digi
Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Pearl Heart
Pink Petticoat sentiment
White Pearlescent card
Nesties Round and Eyelet Circle Dies
Stickles - Star Dust on Fairy's Wings and Flowers

I am entering this card into the following Challenges

Passion for Promarkers Challenge #154 - Glitter and Pastels
Sketch n Stash Challenge #90 - Free Choice Sketch I have used Sketch 85
The Crazy Challenge #122 - Recipe ( I have used Ribbon, Pearls and Dies)
Truly Scrumptious Challenge #82 - Flower Power
Willow Sketchie Challenge - Sketch or Favourite colour Combo(I have used my Favourite Colour Combo)
Daisy Doodles Creative Challenge #62 - Anything goes 
The Squirrel and the fox Challenge # 20 - Make it Sparkle

Thanks for popping by it really means alot.

Sunday, 17 June 2012

Willow with Flowers

Hi Everyone,

It's wet and cold today, hopefully Matthew's sport's day will be on tomorrow. He had his first Music exam yesterday, Grade 1 theory, boy was he nervous, he was awake at 7.30, and managed to wake his Grandma and Grandad, it was his 1st exam ever, he will hear in 4 weeks time whether he has passed, such a long time to wait.
Well onto my card

White Scalloped Card Blank
Light turquoise Pearlescent Card
Prima papers
Pearl Heart
Pink Petticoat sentiment
Marianne Flourish
Promarkers and Flexmarkers

I am entering this card into the following challenges

Whiff of Joy Challenge #131 - Kathrin's Sketch
Robyn's Fetish Challenge # 112 - Anything goes
Little Miss Muffet Challenge #37 - Loads of Layers 
Bunny Zoe's Challenge # 25 - Girls Girls Girls

Thanks for taking the time to look and all your lovely comments.

Wednesday, 13 June 2012


Hi Everyone,

This is Ava  a freebie from Saturared Canary ( Krista) isn't she gorgeous. How's the weather with everyone it's not to bad here sunny then showers not to heavy though. Hope it changes soon, the schools break up here on the 29th June so hopefully it will get better.
Onto my card

Saturated Canary digi stamp thanks Krista.
My Mind's Eye papers
Light Grey Coordinations card
Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Flowers and Ribbon
Woodware Leaf Punch
Pink Pearls
Cheery Lynn Flourish
Pink Petticoat sentiment
Stickles - Star Dust

I am entering this card into the following challenges.

Passion for Promarker Challenge #153 - Lots of Layers
Crafts and Me Challenge # 88 - Pearls and Roses
The Paper Shelter Challenge #  68 - Anything goes
Saturated Canary Challenge # 19 - Anything goes
Deep Ocean Challenge # 27 - Sewing Faux or real
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - All Stitched up 
Craft Your Days Away # 47 - Bingo ( I have used Flowers, Ribbon and  Gems)
The Cutie Pie Challenge # 20 - Real or Faux Stitching
Bunny Zoe's Challenge #25 - Girls Girls Girls
Everybody-Art-Challenge #197 - Roses

thank you for taking the time to look and for your kind comments

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Thinking of you

Hi Everyone,

I find making boys or men's cards very difficult,I hope this is ok. the weather is much the same as yesterday.
Onto my card.

White plain blank card
Kraft card
Papermania papers - Wellington
Buttons from stash
Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Papermania sentiment
Tonic Punch butterfly
Stickles - Frosted Lace.

I am entering this card into the following challenges

Lili's Little Fairies Challenge - One for the boys
Digi Designs Challenge - Male Inspired creations
CRAFT Challenge #158 - Male card
Digi Doodles Shop Challenge #111 - Male card
Delicious Doodles Challenge #21 - For the Fellas
One stop craft Challenge #186 - Fathers Day
Crafty Pad Challenge #  174 - Lets hear it for the boys
Dream Valley Challenge #34 -For that Special guy
There's Magic in the Air - One for the boys

Thank you for all your lovely comments, it is very much appreciated. 

Monday, 11 June 2012

Fragile Beauty

Hi Everyone,

Its another cold day here in Inverness, when are going to get  a Summer. Went through to Nairn today, which is about 16 miles from here, for my Grandson's sports day to find it had been cancelled hopefully it will be next Monday, the ground was to wet.
Onto my card.

White scalloped blank card
Purple card
Papermania Lucy Cromwell papers.
Sugar NellieStamp -Fragile Beauty
Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Flowers, Pearls and ribbon bow
White Lace
Cheery Lynn =- Flourish
Pink Petticoat sentiment
Tonic Punch - Butterflies
Stickles - Star Dust used on the Butterflies

I am entering this card into the following challenges

The Suger Bowl Challenge #85 - Kiki's Sketch and shades of Violet
Sassy Studio Designs Challenge # 128 - Use something wet ( I have used Stickles on the butterflies)
Joanna Sheen Challenge # 10 - Lavender and Lace

Friday, 8 June 2012

Little Fairy

Hi Everyone,

I am looking forward to the weekend, The Olympic Torch is due to arrive here IN Inverness tomorrow, so hopefully we will be able to go and see it. The weather here is a lot cooler today than it was yesterday, hopefully it will get better over the weekend. Matthew (our Grandson) is coming to stay for the weekend, as his mum and dad are both working over the weekend. Onto my card.

White Scalloped Blank card
Blue card
Papermania Burleigh Blue papers
Lace, pearls and ribbon from stash
Pink Petticoat sentiment
Pearl heart
Digi image (can't remember where I got it)
White gel pen
Sickles Frosted Lace
Cheery Lynn Flourish die
Tonic Punch Butterflies
Promarkers and Flexmarkers

I am entering this card into the following challenges

1. I love Promarkers Challenge #120- for a little Girl
2. My Mum's Craft Shop # 60 - Let's Play Bingo ( I have used Flowers, Pearls and Die-Cuts
3.Whimsy Inspiration Challenge # 42 - Things with wings
4. Papertake Weekly Challenge - Anything goes
5. Crafts and Me Challenge # 87 - Lace
6.There's Magic in the Air Magical Monday  - 3 in a Row ( I have used Bling, Lace and 2 papers)
7. Sketch Saturday Challenge # 210 - Sketch
8. Lia Stampz Challenge # 18 - Things with wings

Thank you for taking the time to look and leave comments, it is very much appreciated.

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Follow your Dreams

Hi Everyone,

Hope everyone had a great weekend, it was brilliant, the concert, the flotilla on the Thames, it's a pity Prince Philip was taken ill, The Queen seemed to have a thoroughly good time, although I think she missed The Prince yesterday. I watched most of it on T.V. Shame about the weather. It has turned cold again here in Inverness,
back to the woollies. Now onto my card.

White scalloped blank card
Papermania Portobello Road papers
Saturated Canary digi stamp
Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Pearls white and Red ( red ones coloured with promarker)
Pearl Heart, white
Cheery Lynn Border die
Anita's sentiment
Dark Blue card 

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

Passion for Promarkers Challenge # 152 - Red White and Blue
Sketch N Stash Challenge #89- Sarah Janes Sketch. I have used new papers, new card, the pearl heart and pearls and ribbon are from my stash.
Paper Shelter Challenge #67 - Going Dottie
Creative Craft Challenge - Patriotic Colour Challenge
Tip Top Tuesday Challenge #78- Sparkles Galore
The Crafty Pad Challenge #173 - Ribbon Challenge
The Ribbon Girl  Monthly Challenge - Use Ribbon or Lace (I have used Ribbon)
Scrapbook Sisters Challenge # 87 - Red White and Blue

Thank you for taking the time to have a look and leaving a comment.

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Pretty in Pink

Hi Everyone,

Hope everyone had a great weekend, weather has been ok here warmish and cloudy.

Onto my card

White scalloped blank card
Pink card
Papermania papers from Lucy Cromwell
Memory box corner die
Marianne Flourish
White pearls, pink ribbon and Flowers
Tonic Punch Butterflies
Stickles - Stardust on fairy wings and butterflies

I am entering this card into the following challenges

1. Crafts and Me Challenge  - Add a ribbon
2.Whimsy Inspiration Challenge  #41 - Bingo ( I have used Pearls,Image and Flowers)
3. Fashionista Challenge #3 - Simply Summer Challenge
4. Fussy and Fancy Challenge #64 - Swirls and Flourishes
5. Crafters Companion Challenge # 25 - Time to Embellish
6. Saturday Challenge #188 - Anything goes
7. The Squirrel and the Fox Challenge #19 - Summer or Winter, I have chosen Summer
8. Sketchy Colours Challenge #120 - Sketch

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments, much appreciated

Saturday, 2 June 2012


Hi Everyone,

Well it looks like its going to be a nice day today, a bit cloudy though. Soon we will be going out to our Grandsons Summer Fete at his school, he is in the choir, he will be singing a solo. I think he is a bit nervous. I made this card for my nephew who will be 21 soon.

Now on to my card.

White Scalloped card blank
Papermania papers
Wellington die-cut
Boofle buttons
Brown card.
Wellington sentiment and tag
Anita's Clear 3D Gloss on the Nose and Champagne Bottles
Kitchen Twine

I am entering this card into the following challenges.

Ready Teddy Go Challenge #11 - One for the Boys
Digistamps for joy Challenge # 42 - Cute as a Button 
Divas by Design Challenge #37 - Anything Goes
Die Cutting Divas Challenge # 67 - Anything Goes 

Thanks for taking the time to look at my card.

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