Friday, 23 October 2020

** Halloween***

 Hi folks,

I have a just for fun card for you today.
I was fortunate to select some digi's from SheepSki Designs
following a challenge win.  Here is one of the digi's I choose and coloured with Copics.
Vlad n Mia


I would like to enter the following challenges:

Aud Sentiments Challenge #262


Thanks for visiting...have a good weekend.
hugs,
Pat K 

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

**Another one for Christmas **


Hi folks,

Hope you are all well and staying safe.

Is it just me or has Blogger been playing up lately?

 Between that and Windows 10 constant updates it's been quite a challenge for me.

so for some fun I'm joining in with the Fab team today at

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #499

Were our lovely Pat has chosen the theme

"Christmas"


I've used an MFT die to create the "Merry"....one of my FedEx arrivals.
The Santa and presents are coloured with Copics. Stamps and Dies MFT 

I would like to enter the following challenges:

The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge #81

52 Christmas Card Throwdown October - sweater background

Thanks for stopping by today.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Saturday, 17 October 2020

*** Birthday ***

 Hello everyone,

I'm here today to tell you about the new

Sweet Stampin Challenge

that starts today with a theme of "Girly - No Pink"



I've coloured with Copics a stamp set from MFT called "Balloon Bundle"
then cut using the die from the set.
Paper is from an MFT Buffalo Brights 6x6 pad
Rickrack border, made from white scraps of paper is also an MFT die
 that was a gift with purchase awhile back.
Embossed background - Cuttlebug folder

Apologizes for not being around much lately...had a fall bug that got the best of me but thankfully it's getting behind me now so I should be back visiting you all soon. 

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Love to Craft Challenge #51
Seize The Birthday Challenge #201 - Border

Thanks for stopping by today.
Hope you get a change to play along with us this week.
hugs,
Pat K xx




Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Fab'n'Funky #498

 Hello everyone,

Just a quick post today to let you know of the new challenge starting today at

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #498

where our lovely, super talented team mate Chris is hosting.

The theme is "CAS" ..or cards that are quick to make



I always struggle with CAS...I do hope this one fits the bill.
It was a quick one as I already had the images pre-coloured with Copics.
I used an MFT Square Extraordinaire stencil to create the background.
Images and sentiment are from the MFT Christmas Cheer stamp and die set.
Bad photo day...this is actually a white card. 

I would like to enter the following challenges

Thanks for stopping by.  Take care, stay safe.
hugs, 
Pat K xx


Monday, 12 October 2020

**To Cute to Spook at The Cuties

 Hi everyone, hope you are all well.

Today starts a new challenge at

The Cutie Pie Challenge #152

Sponsored by the fabulous

Di's Digital Stamps




For my card today I've coloured with Copics an image from Mo's Digital Pencil. 
DP is a MFT black & white dots paper pad.  Background created using MFT brick stencil
inked with TH Distress Oxide tumbled glass.  Halloween stamp is from an old collection

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for visiting today.
Hope you get a chance to play along with us this month.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Saturday, 3 October 2020

*** Time for Babies at Sweet Stampin ***

 Good morning everyone, hope you are all ok.

We have a new challenge for you starting today at

Sweet Stampin Challenge 

Where the theme is "Babies"


I've coloured with Copics an image from Di's Digi Stamps
Sentiment is a Lawn Fawn stamp and die
Pram - Spellbinder Sweet Baby die set
Baby clothes - MB die

Entering the following challenges:
Thanks for being here today.  Stay well.
hugs, 
Pat K xx

Friday, 2 October 2020

** Winter Wonderland Challenge

Hello everyone,
Time for a new challenge at

Winter Wonderland

where we are sponsored by the wonderful

Twinkle Lane Designs

Our theme this month chosen by our team mate Louise is "Penguins" 
I have coloured with Copics a cute digi I was given by the sponsor
She is called : Snow Penguin and is available here in the shop.


I sprinkled navy cardstock with diluted Copic Opaque White. My jar is so old it has solidified but comes back to life with a little water.  The sentiment is from the Twinkle Snow Penguin digi set.
Frame is MFT die and Diamond stickles added to the snow for sparkle.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by.  Come play along with us if  you can.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Fab'n'Funky

Hello all, It's time for a new challenge at

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #496 

where our lovely Ginny is hosting and has chosen a theme of

"Wedding or Anniversary"


Here's a rather crooked view of  the easel and the box
(click on photo for larger view)


Frame is a Spellbinder die that's my go to for special occasion cards.
Doves -  Joy Crafts Die
 Champagne die unknown
Flowers & Pearl - Wild Orchid Crafts, 
Sentiment & Die - MFT Stamps
Leaves - Memory Box die

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Always Fun Challenges ##182

The Creative Crafters Challenge #32

Thanks for dropping by today. Hope you can join us this week.

hugs,

Pat K xx


Wednesday, 23 September 2020

*** Christmas at Fab'n'Funky"

Hello friends,

I couldn't resist joining the Fab team at Fab'n'Funky today because they have

a Christmas theme hosted by our lovely Buffy.  

I really need to start ramping up my stash of xmas cards.

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #495


I've used a MB Country Church frame to make this card.

Lots of shiny silver card used which made it very difficult to photograph 

but hopefully you can see a little of how this looks irl.  

Sentiment is a stamp from MFT

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge #79

Make My Monday Challenge #131

Thanks for visiting today. Hope you get a chance to play along with us.

hugs,  Pat K xx


Saturday, 19 September 2020

** Sweet Stampin **

 Hello,  It's Saturday and time for a new challenge at

Sweet Stampin Challenge

where we have a theme of "Cake"


I've made a Reveal Wheel card using dies and stamps from Lawn Fawn. 
The cake is a MFT die. 
 I spritzed bleach on the kraft paper to resemble the texture of a cake.
The Corners are cut using dies from the Spellbinder Gold Elements One set. 
Plaid paper is from MFT Buffalo Brights 6x6 pad.
 MFT Stitched Scallop Basic Edges die used for cutting the plaid paper.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for visiting today.  
I hope you can drop by the blog and see the wonderful inspiration from my very talented team mates
...you will not be disappointed and please join us if you can.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

~~Buttons at Fab'n'Funky~~

 Good day folks,
We are back from a lovely much needed break at 

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #494

where the team are re-charged and ready to challenge you.  
 For this challenge our N-Eva would like you to "Add a Button" 

I've used a Small Slimline with Flaps die from Lawn Fawn.  
The ribbon and button are from my stash. 
                 I dug thru my paper hoard and decided on a polka dot sheet from My Mind's Eye.                 Letters cut using QuicKutz Studio SkinniMini dies ..my go to favourite.


.....and see what surprise the tabs hold when lifted up

The images and sentiment are from the MFT "The Greatest Show" stamp and die set, 
coloured with Copics  

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today.  Hope you get a chance to play along with us. on the blog.
                                                                               hugs,                                                                                Pat K

Monday, 14 September 2020

Happy Birthday at The Cutie Pie Challenge #151

 Good day everyone,
Today is a special post as we are celebrating our Blog Anniversary at

The Cutie Pie Challenge #151

The theme is  "Happy Birthday"
We have some wonderful sponsors for this challenge:



I've coloured with Copics a digi called Birthday Rascal 
I pulled out my Martha Stewart French Scroll punch-around-the-page to create the pink frame.
The white frame is a MB Woodland Heart Frame, Sentiment a Lawn fawn stamp and die


I would like to enter the following challenges:

Hope you get a chance to play along with us this month.
Thanks for visiting.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Tuesday, 8 September 2020

~~Curly~~

Hi everyone,

A just for fun card from me today.
I was fortunate to be the winner of C.R.A.F.T Challenge 
and the prize was 3 digi's from the fabulous Sheepski Designs.

This is one of the digi's I chose.  This magnificent fellow is called Curly
and is available here in the shop.
I coloured it with Copics and Polychromos coloured pencils,
machine stitched the top layer and added a lasso out of some twine I had
Sentiment is a MFT stamp from the Fox & Friends set



I would like to enter the following challenges:
Classic Design Challenge - Sept.
Crafty Friends Challenge #144  9.19
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #141  9.20
Love to Craft Challenge #50 - Sept.
Sheepski Designs Challenge #42
World Wide Design Challenge #8

Thanks for stopping by today. Stay well and stay safe.
hugs,
Pat K xx





Saturday, 5 September 2020

~~ Sweet Stampin

Hello everyone,

 We are enjoying the last long weekend of the summer.
Our daughter and SIL are popping over for a short visit tomorrow morning.
We will be having coffee and home made cinnamon buns outside on the patio.
Mike is a high school teacher so we will be back to distancing
with the family until we know more.
Those much needed hugs were short lived I'm afraid, and yes I am worried.

Today starts a new challenge at

Sweet Stampin Challenge

where team Wendy is giving you some inspiration
with the theme

"Anything but a Birthday Card"

I chose to make a Christmas card....I never have enough when
December rolls around so thought this would be a good one for me.
The stamp, sentiment and die set are MFT Happy Llama Days
Coloured with copics
The bottom die cut and frame are MFT using Lawn Fawn sparkle paper..lovin it.



I would like to enter the following challenges:

I hope you get a chance to play along with us and check out the
blog to see the fabulous creations from the team.
Thanks for stopping by.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Friday, 4 September 2020

~~ Winter Wonderland Challenge ~~

Hi folks,
Hope all is well. Summer is still with us but the days are getting shorter.
Schools are opening soon which is a worry ...I do hope they have it right.

Today starts a new challenge at
hosted by our lovely team mate Jackie
with a theme of
"Snowmen"

We are sponsored by the fabulous

Bugaboo Stamps

This digi is Snowman Snowflake Collage
available here in the shop
I printed, coloured and cut this digi to fit in the Whimsy Slimline die.



Entering the following challenges:
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge #78)=
Christmas Cards All Year - Sept.  (snowmen, snowflakes)
Merry Little Christmas Challenge.#26

Thanks for visiting.
Stop by the blog and see the wonderful inspiration from my teamies
and play along...we'd love to see you there.
hugs,
Pat K xx