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Monday, 23 May 2016

Pretty In Pink

Good Morning all!
I'm back & normal service will be resumed as soon as possible!
In the meantime, it's Monday which means a brand new challenge over at
Eureka Stamps, where this weeks theme is 
Here's what I made!
It's a little A6, CAS card.
The base is Adorable Scorable card in pink.

I used the  digi sentiment 25802 Fiends Ar Blossoms
and the digi image14703 (539) Daisy Swirl twice.
I flipped the lower image over. I used my promarkers to colour the flowers
& to draw a little border to create a frame.
A few little self adhesive gems were the only embellishments.
Thanks for popping in, I hope you like it! 
I hope to see you playing along in the challenge too!

I'd like to enter this little card in a few challenges:
Crafting When We Can -   #119 Clean and Simple (Week 2 of 2)
Quirky Crafts -  April Showers Bring May Flowers (Monthly - May)
Hiding in my Craft Room - Feminine (Weekly)
The Pencil Case - T=Two (use 2 colours)  (Week 1 of 2)

Saturday, 14 May 2016

Snow Kisses

Good morning all!
As some of you already know, I was lucky enough to be chosen
as a Guest Designer for Scribbles Designs.
They have some great images which you can check out here!
There are lots of Friday Freebies too, which gives you another great reason to visit!


I'm a sucker for snowmen & I had to get started on my Christmas cards, 
so, I made a little White On White Christmas card using -

The card base is 6"x6" Centura Pearl cardstock & I've used this 
for all of the elements. The image was coloured using Promarkers, 
then cut using a spellbinders circle die.
I added four embossed panels,which were popped up on foam pads for dimension.
I placed a memory box die cut, behind the image, & added a
 Marianne Creatables die cut snowflake,
To finish the card off, I threaded some sheer ribbon through the sentiment 
which was die cut with a spellbinders die.
Thanks for stopping by today!
I hope you like my little card! Don't forget to check out the challenge

Monday, 9 May 2016

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Good Morning all,it's Monday again, & time for the brand new 
challenge over at Eureka Stamps, where the theme for this week is
Here's the card I made!

I actually cheated a ittle this week, & used a sentiment which is actually 
an  unmounted stamp, 15521 from QKR Stampede, 
one of Eureka Stamps sister companies.

My card base is 6"x6" Kraft CS, I embossed/debossed a couple of lines 
around the outside to create a frame.
The sentiment has been diecut using a spellbinders square die
then added to the card using foam tape to pop up!
Thr Kraft flowres are from my stash, I punched a few leaves from
Kraft CS & added a natural twine double bow to complete.
I hope you like my little card & I hope you'll be
inspired to join in the challenge this week.
It woud be great to see what you create!

I'd like to enter this little card in a couple of challenges:
Crafting When We Can -  #118 Add Flowers (Max 5 challenges)
Quirky Crafts -  April Showers Bring May Flowers
Kitty Bee Designs -  Girly Cards
Mod Squad Challenge -  April Showers Bring May Flowers

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Space Man.......

Good afternoon all!
 I have a card to share with you today!
I was planning to post this on the recipients birthday but....
I forgot to post the actual card to the recipient so I had to wait! lol
So Sorry Aryan!

This is a fairly simple card, made using a La Pashe decoupage sheet from
The Best Of La Pashe 2014 CD Rom.
All the time I was making it, I was singing the brilliant
 Babylon Zoo - SpaceMan to myself! I love that song!

The base card is 6"x6". I simply cut & layered the decoupage using
foam pads, then did a bit of matting & layering with silver mirror card.
I found a clock face in my die cut box, which I thought looked a bit
space-like. I cut it in half & tucked it behind the image.
A sprinkling of various sizes of punched stars were dotted around in the 
night sky to finish it off.
The sentiment was from the sheet too!
Thanks for popping in! I hope you like my little card!

I'd like to enter it in a couple of challenges:
Inky Impressions - It's all about the boys
Sisterhood of Crafters - Birthdays
Ike's World - Sing us a Song (Space Man- Babylon Zoo)
Inky Chicks - It's Birthday Time
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Travelling/Transport
CD Sunday - Songs from the Movies (Does a Levis Advert Count?)
Brown Sugar  - For The Boys
DRS Designs  Include The Word "Day"
Cute Card Thursday- No Patterned Papers

Monday, 2 May 2016

Feminine Card (forMom)

Good Morning all!
It's time for the new challenge at Eureka Stamps!
The theme this week is
Here's what I made

I've used my favourite digi 20601 Most Special Day
I've used this one several times, as I just love it!
I never tire of finding new ways to use it!
I've used the sketch #191 from Paper Craft Crew for the design.
Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch 191 #papercraftcrew #pcccs191
I've messed about with a little bit but I thought the layout 
was perfect for a vintage/shabby chic style card. 
The papers, frame & other embellishments are all from Trimcraft!
I used a liquid chalk inkpad on all the edges.

I do hope you can play along in this weeks Challenge & I 
look forward to seeing your creations!

I'd like to enter this card in a few other challenges

Thursday, 28 April 2016

80 Years Young!

Good morning all! Hope you are all well!
( I must apologise for not being up to date on my blog commments.
I've not been feeling so great this past week but I am trying to catch up, 
so please just bear with me!)

The card I have to share with you was made for my lovely  Dad
who celebrated his 80th birthday yesterday!
Happy Birthday again Dad!


I know he likes these colours & he likes Marilyn Munro
The card base is 8"x8" I do enjoy working with this size of card!
The papers are from my minds eye.
The fantastic image is from Marilyn from Ike's Art. I've used her several times now!
I coloured her lightly with flexmarkers the cut out with a Spellbinders circle die!
I used the layout from Paper Play Sketches & would like to enter their challenge!
Isn't it fantastic!
I changed it to a square & instead of adding further embellishments,
I used Tea Dye distress ink with a film strip die & some sequin waste
as stencils. I used a bit of Kraft CS for matting & layering!
The fish tails were created using a square punch.
The sentiment button was done in my graphics programme.
If anyone would like it, please just ask!
The ribbon & lace are from my stash! I do love adding a bit of lace to cards
for men, as long as it's not too flowery or sparkly!
Hope you like it!
Thanks for stopping by!

I'd like to enter my card in a few other challenges

DRS Designs - Include The Word "Day"
Seize The Birthday 2W Birthday + Optional Topping: Anything Goes
Through the Purple Haze - Add A Number Oops no more than 10 challenges
Crafting By Designs - Let's Hear It For The Boys and Men
Inky Impressions - All About The Boys
Sisterhood of Crafters - Birthdays
The Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes/ Use Ribbon
Crafty Sentiment Designs - Birthday
Always Playing with Paper - W, E3 - Masculine Card (Cut off circle shape of engine)
Cards in Envy - Birthday Cards
The Ribbon Girls -  Anything Goes as long as you include an image

Monday, 25 April 2016

The Lovecats

Good morning all!
It's Monday again, which means it's time for a new callenge over at
Eureka Stamps Challenge Blog! This weeks theme is........
Here's my card!

I made a cute little Monochromatic annivesary card using the
Lol, I have two rescue cats who love each other most of the time,
 but regularly beat up on each other just for fun!
I have to say I was singing the song Love Cats in my head,
all the time I was making this
I started with an A6 Kraft base then added a brick embossed panel,
which I brushed over with Tea Dye Distress Ink.
The image was lightly coloured using prisma pencils,
then cut with an Xcut heart die & inked with the Tea Dye DI.
The sentiment was brushed with ink then, image & sentiment were
popped up on some foam tape to add a little dimension.
My added bling is a few little sequins.
I do hope you can play along in this weeks challenge.
 I'd love to see what your added bling is!

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Quirky Crafts - Raining Cats & Digs
Brown Sugar  - Anything Goes
Creative Corner  - Words
Morgan's Art World Monochrome
As You Like It Challenge Favourite Animal & Why* Cats because I just love them!
Cardz 4 Galz - Use An Embossing Folder
Star Stampz Challenge Use A Digi 
Tuesday Throwdown -  Monochromatic

Saturday, 23 April 2016

Carl's New Pad

Hi everyone!
How's your weekend going? Good I hope!
As you may know, I am currently a Guest Scribbler over at
Here's my latest card for them!


I made a New Home card for a guy who's just moved in to his first flat!
The cool image I have used is #321 Carl's Pad
(gotta love a cute frog in a pond lol )
The sentiment is my own!
My card base is the usual 6"x6".
I used a mix of Flexmarkers & Promarkers to colour up the image.
The image & sentiment were die cut using spellbinders dies,
then inked with some liquid chalk ink.
The patterened paper is from a book of papers I picked up at Lidl.
The fish tail was created using a square punch on an angle!
I was going to add a couple of buttons but the little bit of trim appeared
 from nowhere & was the right size, so I stuck it on instead.
Thi card is flat which means it can easily be posted.
Don't forget to check out the latest challenge over at
You don't have to use a Scribbles Designs Image to enter but if you do,
you can enter as many times as you like.
 (the limit is three times using other images)

You will also find lots of freebies on the blog which is great if you're on a budget!
Thanks for stopping by! 

I'd like to enter my little card in the following challenges:
Crafting with Dragonflies - masculine 
Crafting-With-Friends  Anything Goes
As You Like It Challenge - Favourite Animal & Why* (Gotta love a cute little frog in the pond)
Star Stampz Challenge Use A Digi 
Southern Girls Patterened Paper Free For All 
Creative Moments - Always Anything Goes/ optional twist Make It Funny
Inky Impressions - All About The Boys
City Crafter Challenge - Create a project featuring a house or word Home (New Pad)

Monday, 18 April 2016

Miss Ewe!

Good morning all!
I hope you had a good weekend! Did you have snow on Saturday? 
We did here in Edinburgh, it was just the craziest weather!
Sunday wasn't so bad & we had a great day out at Edinburgh Zoo.
We walked our socks off, but it was fantastic!
Anyhoo, down to business!
It's time for the new challenge over at Eureka Stamps, where the theme is
Here's my little card!


I used the sweet little image  digi 2209 (35) Standing Sheep & the 
sentiment digi 9903 Miss Ewe.
The card base is my usual 6"x 6" in lilac cs with matching paper for matting.
I coloured the image using flexmarkers & promarkers then cut out using 
a spellbinders die. The sentiment was cut with a spellbinders die too!
The layout is the sketch over at Cheerful Sketches
The sketch at Sweet Sketch Wednesday is similar if you rotate it

The papers are 12"x12" Kitschy Kitchen by Melissa Frances.
The buttons & ribbon are from my stash!
I hope you like my card & I'd love it if you can play 
in the challenge this week!

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Open-Minded Challenges - Easter/Spring/Pastels
Addicted to Stamps -Pastel Colours + a Stamp 
Dare 2B Artzy Challenges -, Polka Dot'
Dragonfly Dreams - Spring is in the Air
Scrappy Hands Spring! 
The Ribbon Girls -  Anything Goes as long as you include an image
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Stripes and Polka Dots
Jade's Sparkling Butterflies - Anything Goes/ Buttons & Bows
Star Stampz Challenge Use A Digi
Crafting for all Seasons - Tic Tac Toe (Middle vertical line)
Sweet Sketch Sketch

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

La Pashe Samples

Hi all, I'm back with some more of the samples I made for the 
La Pashe 4 day deal on Create & Craft TV


La Pashe Ltd

Have you caught any of the shows yet?
Create & Craft
They are on Create & Craft TV today at 9am & 3pm 
Sky 674,  Freeview 36, Virgin 748 & 
Freesat 813

I haven't seen any yet but I hope to catch one of  them!


I love the La Pashe artwork, it's all about fun & is so fresh.
The decoupage is a dream to cut out & layer up!
The matching background papers are fab too!


You can also team up the images with items from your stash
as I did here! Thanks so much for popping in.
If you'd like any more info, just leave me a little
comment & I'll get back to you!
Thanks for looking!