Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Primrose Princess

Hi Everyone,

Another weird day for the weather, hope its going to be dry at the weekend as we have organised a BBQ. Hoping to start on my Craft Room next week soIwon't be using the Dining Table table. Feeling a lot better today the Antibiotics seem to be working, thank Goodness.
A big Thank You to Coops  (coops cluttered corner) for her wonderful Tutorial on making this type of Card.

Onto My Card.

White card
Pink Pearlescent Card
X-Cut Scalloped Die
X-Cut Plain Die
Papermania Papers
Wild Orchid Flowers
Cheery Lynn Flourish Die
Pink Petticoat Sentiment
Crafts and me Digi - Primrose Princess

I am entering this card into the following Challenges

Craft room Challenge - Pins and / or charms
Everybody Art Challenge # 202 - Anything Goes
I love Promarkers Challenge 132 - Anything Goes
Crafts and Me Challenge # 99 - Birthday
The Paper Shelter Challenge #79 - Layers on Layers

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Happy Birthday

Hi Everyone,

This card is for the Stamping Boutique Anything Birthday Challenge, my first DT Card. Yesterday I was at the Doctors for this awful cough I have had for Two Weeks, so they gave me antibiotics so hope they will work.

Onto my card

White Scalloped Blank Card
Black Co-ordinations card
Prima Papers
LOTV sentiment
Memory Box die
Stamping Boutique digi
Pearls coloured with Promarker
Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Distress Tool

I am entering this card into the following challenges

The Crazy Challenge # 127 - Anything Goes
Totally Stampalicious Challenge - Anything Goes
Eureka  Stamps challenge # 3 - Anything goes

Saturday, 25 August 2012


Hi Everyone,

What a horrible day it has been today, heavy showers then sunshine, a good day for crafting though.

Onto my Card

White scalloped blank card
Black Card
Papermania Papers
Hidden Digi (from Crafts and Me digi by Saran Burrier)
Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Pearls coloured with promarker
Wild Orchid Flowers coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarker
Woodware leaf Punch
Distress Stickles on the wings

I am entering this card into the following Challenges

Digi Doodle Shop Challenge #122 - Use Pearls
Crafts and Me Challenge #98 - Autumn Colours
Cute Card Thursday Challenge # 231 - Bling it up
The Paper Shelter Challenge # 78 - Anything Goes
Charisma Cardz Challenge # 33 - Lace
Divas by Design Challenge # 49 - Anything goes
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge #169 - Fairies

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Just a Girl

Hi Everyone,

I'm early today. It doesn't look like it is going to be a nice day today, it is cloudy with bits of blue sky. Feeling loads better today, I think the change in the weather is helping.

A close up

 Onto my Card

Dark Blue card
Papermania Burleigh Blue Papers
Gorjuss Stamp
Tag ( I made this myself, hope it looks ok) with a Pink Petticoat sentiment
Wild Orchid Flower (coloured with Flexmarker, the same colour as the Hair)

I am entering this card into the following Challenges

Passion for Promarkers Challenge  # 163 - Monochrome image and unusual Hair colour
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge # 176 - Use a Stamp, Lets hear for the Girls
Charisma Card Challenge # 32 - Monochrome
Creative Craft Challenge - Monochromatic Birthdays

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Hello Ladybird

Hi Everyone,

My Hayfever is a lot better, it has been really bad, couldn't sleep at night for coughing, even though I take anti-histamines, and inhalers,nothing seemed to work. Went to the beach at the weekend, which seemed to help a bit.

Onto my Card

White Scalloped Blank card.
Green Card
Dovecraft papers
Digi Download
Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Wild Orchid Flowers
Pearl Button
Woodware Leaf Punch
Pink Petticoat sentiment
MS border punch

I am entering this card into the following Challenges.

The Cutie Pie Challenge # 25 - Borders and Frames
Robyn's Fetish Challenge# 121 - Use a digi
The Crazy Challenge # 127 - Anything goes
Bunny Zoe's Craft Challenge #27 - Summer

Friday, 17 August 2012

Mulberry reindeer and an announcement

Hi Everyone,

I have been very excited I am been asked to join The Stamping Boutique DT Team I had no hesitation in accepting.
The weather has been strange today this morning it was bucketing down, then this afternoon the sun was shining now it's raining again, it has been so humid, I think we will be getting Thunder at some time.

Onto my card

Green card
Papermania Christmas Papers
Crafters Companion Mulberry Wood Stamp & sentiment
Viva Decor pearls
Tonic Punch Icicle
Memory Box Snowflake die
Nesties Scalloped Die and plain die
White Scalloped Blank card

I am entering this card into the following Challenges

Sweet Sketch Wednesday Challenge # 167 - Sketch
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Animal Antics
Delightful Challenge - Punches and dies
Little Miss Muffet challenge #41 - Scallops
Celebrate the Occasion Challenge #75 - Christmas in August
My Time To Craft Challenge #185 - Christmas in August

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Christmas Fairy

Hi Everyone,

This is my first attempt at making a Criss Cross Card, oops the bow is a bit squint. Phew it has been really hot here today, to hot for crafting, I started making this card last night but ran out of card so I had to go and get some this morning.
This is the insert

Now onto my card

Dark Pink Card
Cream Card
White Card Blank
Papermania Silent Night Papers
Mo Manning Digi Fairy

I am entering this card into the following challenges

Crafts and Me Challenge #97 - Add some Lace
Flutterby Challenge # 201 - Butterfly or Fairy
Fab 'n' Funky Callenge #134 - Angel and Fairy

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Mini Tilda Star Folded Card

Hi Everyone.

The weather is not so nice today, it is cloudy but very humid, I have all the windows open and there's not a breath of air coming in. Schools are back today, my Grandson was looking forward to going back, this is his final year in Primary school. I woke up this morning with either a cold or hayfever, not sure which, I take anti-histamines but they don't seem to be working very well. enough waffling onto my card.

Kraft card  & Pink Card
Magnolia Papers
Mini Tilda Stamp
X-Cut die cut
Paper flowers and Wild Orchid Flowers
Tonic Butterfly Punches
Papermania Ink
Pearls coloured with Promarkers

I am entering this card into the following Challenges

Passion for Promarkers Challenge # 162 - Shaped Card
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge # 17 - Shape it up

Monday, 13 August 2012

Christmas Bella

Good Evening Everyone,

The children are back to school tomorrow, the six weeks holiday seems to have flown by. This is my First Christmas Card for 2012, I thought I better start the way time is flying by, Christmas will be here before we know it, what a thought.

Onto my Card
White Blank Scalloped Card
Green Pearlescent card
Wild Rose Studio Bella Winter Wishes
Wild Rose Studio Bella Stamp
Memory Box Lantern Die
Plain Circle Nestie die
White Flower Soft
Tonic Icicle Punch
Viva Pearls White
Promarkers and Flexmarker
Pink Petticoat Christmas Sentiment

I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges

One Stitch at a Time Challenge  #126 - Anything Goes
My Mum's Craft Shop Challenge #69 - Christmas in August
Sketch 'N' Stash Challenge # 94 - Julie's Sketch ( paper, stamp and sentiment new, green pearlescent card old gems and icicle punch)

Thank for your lovely comments.

Sunday, 12 August 2012

Have a Happy Day

Hi Everyone,

I think blogger is playing up again, it has taken me three attempts to upload this card. It's the last day of the Olympics and hasn't Team GB, didn't Mo do well and Tom getting the Bronze, i will be watching the closing ceremony tonight, hope it will be as good as the opening.

Onto my card.

Pink Card
Papermania Parkstone Pink papers
Sugar Nellie stamp
Pink pearl Heart
Wild Orchid Flowers
Pink Petticoat sentiment
Nesties Dies
Woodware Leaf Punch
Distress Stickles - Worn Lipstick

I am entering this card into the following Challenges

Digi Doodle Shop's Best Challenge # 120 - Things with Wings
Dream Valley Challenge # 30 - Die-Cuts and Punches
Robyn's Fetish Challenge # 120 - Monochromatic
Sweet Stamping Challenge - Things with Wings 

Thanks for taking the time to  leave a comment

Thursday, 9 August 2012

Taking a Snooze

Hi Everyone,

This is my fourth attempt to get this image on my blog, I think my computer is playing up. Another warm day here in Inverness, hope it lasts so the kids can have some decent weather before they go back to school next week.

Onto my Card.

White Blank Scalloped Card
Green Pearlescent Card
Dovecraft Papers
Memory Box Corner die
Wild Orchid Flowers
Pearl Button
Pink Petticoat Sentiment
Willow Sketchie Digi image

I am entering this card into the following challenges.

Ready Teddy Go August Challenge - Anything goes
Deep Ocean Challenge - Anything goes
Bunny Zoe's Craft Challnge # 27 - Summer

Thank you for all your lovely comments

Wednesday, 8 August 2012


Hi Everyone,

I am finally up to date, I haven't seen any Olympics today, I will watch the highlights tonight.

Onto my card

Pink Pearlescent Card
Lucy Cromwell and Imaginisce Papers
Crafts and Me digi image
Cheery Lynn Flourish
White Pearl Button
Shells from Rosemarkie Beach
White Blank Scalloped card

I am entering this card into the folowing Challenges

Crafts and Me Challenge #96 - Use a digi
Paperplay Challenge  # 31 - Layer it up
Crafty Catz Challenge #144 - Pink
Charisma Cardz Challenge # 30 - Pink and 1 other colour

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Country Girl

Good Evening Everyone,

Oh am I late with my post today, I will be glad when the Olympics are over, I can't stop watching them, it has been very exciting, Team GB are doing reaally well with more Gold Medals today. I will just have to try and get my cards made in between events.

Onto my Card

Green Card
White Scalloped Blank card
Dovecraft  Papers
Cheery Lynn Flourish Die
Davecraft Flowers
Tonic Punch Butterflies
Pearl Flower Shape
Nesties Dies
Pink Petticoat Sentiment

I am entering this card into the following Challenges

The Cutie Pie Challenge #24 - Spots and Stripes
Bunny Zoe's Craft Challenge #26 - Swirls and Lace 
Magic in the air Challenge - Decorate with Doilies

Monday, 6 August 2012


Good Evening Everyone,

This is my first attempt  to try something different ( not sure if it has worked). I was inspired to make this card when I saw Wendy's Card (aka papersniffer) thanks Wendy. Today has been a mixed day with the weather, dull this morning, then sunshine this afternoon and now it is raining, it is very queer weather we're having. We'vegot more gold medals today at the Olympics, Team GB are doing very well. Now onto my card.

Craftwork Card
Pink Card
Wild Rose Studio Papers
Wild Rose Studio Stamp
Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Ribbon, Pearls and Gems
Distressing Tool
Nellie Snellen Flower Punch

I am entering this card into the following Challenges

Joanna Sheen Challenge - Try Something New
The Ribbon Girl Challenge - Bingo I have used (Ribbon, Pearls and Image)
Penny Black and More Challenge - Whiskers and /or  Wings
Crafters Companion Challenge # 27 - Best Friend

Sunday, 5 August 2012

Sprinkle a little love

Hi Everyone,

Hasn't the Olympic Games been great to watch, yesterday and today, Andy Murray winning the gold medal,
and Mo Farah winning the gold in the 10.000metres, it has been very exciting.

Now onto my card

White Pearlescent Card
Sugar Nellie Stamp
Dovecraft papers, I bought these when I was on holiday,
Matching flowers, butterfly and buttons
Pearl heart Shape
Pink Petticoat Sentiment
White Scalloped Card Blank
Woodware corner Punch
Stickles Stardust on the fairys wings.

I am entering this card into the following challenges

The Sugar Bowl Challenge # 88 - Gayles Sketch, theme Summertime.

Thank you for your lovely comments

Thursday, 2 August 2012


Hi Everyone,

We have had a lovely holiday, we went to Durham to stay with my Sister, we travelled around North Yorkshire and Nothumberland, went we went into Durham city, we had an unexpected visit from the Queen, we didn't know she was there, so it was a nice surprise.

Onto my card

Red card
Promarkers and Flexmarkers
My Mind's Eye Papers
Crafts and me digi image
Wild Orchid flowers
Cream Pearl Heart
Pink Petticoat sentiment

I am entering this card into the following Challenges:-

Creative Card Crew #16 - On the beach/under the sea
Passion for Promarkers # 160 - Under water
I love Promarkers #  128 - Spots and Stripes
Sketch and Stash # 93 - Angies Sketch ( I have used a new digi stamp and papers, pearls sentiment, flowers and pearls from stash
Digistamps4joy Challenge  #47 - Spots and Stripes 
Southern Girls Challenge # 50 - Water Play
Crafting for all Seasons Challenge # 30 - Splash Me

Thank you for all your  lovely comments.
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