Wednesday, 19 April 2017

~~ In the Garden ~~

Hello everyone,
I hope you're week is going well.  Things are coming along in our new home...we managed to hang some pictures and mirrors this week with the help of our super SIL.   Still waiting for new furniture to be delivered so it looks like another 4 weeks before the rest of our boxes can be emptied. 
In the meantime we are out enjoying this sunny weather albeit a little cold as I schedule this post.

Today starts a new challenge at
where our fabulous blog owner Judith has chosen the theme
"In the Garden"

I enjoyed colouring this lovely image from our sponsor this week
 This beauty is called "Gardening Girl". 
I really like this step easel card design. Also had some fun with die cutting
and mixing papers from Graphic 45 Botanical Tea 6x6 paper pad.


List of Copics used:
Hat: YG67, YG63, YG61
Shirt: R85, R83, R81
Jeans: B95, B93, B91
Bushes: YG99, YG93, YG03, G13
Pathway: E74, E71, E70
Sky: B000, B0000
Memory Box Dies:
Peace Doves
Maderia Corner 
Spring Border

Joy Crafts Fence 6002/0192

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Come and Get it Challenge - It's a Girl Thing

Thanks so much for stopping by today.
hugs,


Thursday, 13 April 2017

Christmas ~ Winter Wonderland

Hello,
I hope the sun is shining for you on this Good Friday 
and that you are looking forward to a Happy Easter weekend.

Today it's the Snowflakes turn to create for 
 where our lovely host Carol has chosen the theme "Cute Christmas".

We are sponsored by the wonderful 
who are offering a
PRIZE of 4 images (winner’s choice of 1 image per artist) 

Jennifer Nilsson Art ♥︎ 
 Mari Digis ♥︎ 
 Miss Daisy’s Collection ♥︎ 
We Are 3 Digital Shop 
Join us at Miss Daisy Stamps Create & Share Facebook Group to meet the artists,
share fun & inspiration, receive freebies and special deals. See you there!

 I have used a pre-colored version of the cutest image called Santa Mouse.


Spellbinder Scallop circle frame cut in green
SB Fancy tags die - Sentiment created in word

I would like to enter the following challenges:.

Thanks for stopping by,
hugs,

Monday, 10 April 2017

Bunnies & Chicks

Hi everyone,

I do hope you had a good weekend. Another busy one in our household but things are gradually coming together. Like most Sundays we had dinner with our daughter and her family.  She is a wonderful cook and we are so lucky to have her living close by.  

This being the second Monday of the month it's time for a new challenge at
where the theme is so appropriate for this time of year "Bunnies and Chicks"

We are sponsored by the wonderful
who generously supplied us with our choice of digi .
I've coloured with Copics the adorable Betsy Bunny, available here in the shop.


I've used a very old collection of DP from Making Memories called Chloe's Closet.
I remember buying these on sale years ago. They are not my usual colours, perhaps that
is why they've stayed hidden for so long.
Sentiment is from TLC 
Ribbon from Stamp Simply Ribbon Store

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today. Hope you get a chance
to play along with us this month.
hugs,

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Buttons & More

Hi everyone,
Today starts a new challenge at
where our lovely host Susan has chosen the theme:

Buttons and/or Bows 

We have the wonderful Bugaboo Stamps sponsoring us this week

I've coloured "Spring Elephant 1" available here in the shop.


I used SB Scalloped Square die to frame the image.
Sentiment created in Word
Silk ribbon and buttons from my stash

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by,
hugs,




Friday, 31 March 2017

Fussy and Fancy Friday #184

Hi everyone,
I hope you've had a good week.
Another blast of winter weather for us but Sunday looks
to be a little warmer with sunny skys...can't wait.

Today starts a new challenge at Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge #184
were our lovely host Judy has requested a theme of "Embellish it"  

I've coloured with Copics an image from Mo's Digital Pencil


Details:
Spellbinders Grand Labels One die used for the 3rd layer
SB butterflies
Lace, rhinestone swirls and ribbon from my stash.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Thanks so much for stopping by.
Hope you get a chance to visit the blog and see the fabulous
inspiration from my team mates and play along with us if you can.
hugs,


Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Flowers ~~

Hi there,
How is everyone doing?
I'm back after a fabulous vacation with my family.  
Difficult getting back into the swing of things .....

Time for a new challenge at


where our host is the wonderful Wendy who has chosen the theme "Flowers"

I've coloured a digi generously supplied by our fabulous sponsor
this week "Lia Stampz"  This one is from a flower set found here 


  ..sorry about the wonky picture...must be all the margarita's!

Coloured with copics
V20, V22, V25, V17
G24, G28, YG25, YG13
Spellbinder dies used:
Victorian Medallion Three
Labels 10
Memory Box Grand Happy Birthday die

Hope you get a chance to play along with us this week and
check out the fabulous inspiration from my talented team mates.
Thanks for stopping by,
hugs,


Friday, 17 March 2017

Christmas card for a Child

Hi everyone,
Today starts a new challenge at
where the theme is
"For a Child"

We would like to see a Christmas creation for a child.

We are sponsored by the fabulous


 
 
Time did not permit me to use one of their lovely images
that was so generously supplied.  I was packing for my trip and tying up loose ends
so I searched thru my photos and found this card I made some time ago.


Image is a pre-coloured Sassy Cheryl  digi.

Thanks for stopping by,
hugs,

Monday, 13 March 2017

Cutie Pie's #109

Hi everyone,

I've scheduled this post as I should be sitting on the beach when this challenges goes live.
...tough life I know.

It's time for a new challenge at
where we have the theme
"Dies & Digi's"

We have the wonderful "2 Cute Ink" sponsoring us this challenge. 
They generously supplied us with
digi's to play with and I chose "Larry's Daffodil


Tim Holtz butterfly border die used as well as Spellbinder
 Postage Stamp die
Coloured with copics. 
 
Hope you get a chance to play along with us.
hugs,
 


Wednesday, 8 March 2017

#341 ~ Music

Hi everyone,
Hope all is well.

Today starts a new challenge at
where our lovely Chris has chosen the theme
"Music or Inspired by a Song"

We are sponsored by the fabulous

I've used an image that is a favourite and has been in my stash for a long time.
She is called "Star" and is available here in the shop.


Coloured with Copics
Tim Holtz star banner die

Hope you get a chance to play along with us this week
and pop on over to the blog to see the wonderful inspiration from my
very talented team mates.

Thanks for stopping by,
hugs,
 

Friday, 3 March 2017

Fussy & Fancy Friday Challenge #182

Hello everyone,
I hope you've had a good week.
We've had such a great winter here but March is coming in like a Lion.
We are back to freezing temperatures with some very high winds.
Brrrr...we almost forgot what winter is like here in Southern Ontario.
 
It's Team A's turn to post this week for  
Our lovely host Jay has chosen the theme "Anything Goes"

I've used a favourite image from LOTV to create this birthday card for our daughter.

 
All of the items for this card are from my stash.
I'm still digging out after our move but I did manage to locate my sewing machine.

I hope you get a chance to play along with us and stop by the blog
and see the amazing inspiration from my talented team mates.
hugs,

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

I'm Back...

Hello Everyone,
It's been a rocky ride and I never want to do it again!  The move went well but it's all the stuff that needs
doing afterwards.  I was without internet for 10 days, missed a few posts but should be okay now (even though I'm sitting on the floor as I type). Still need to set up my craft area. 
We have the best family and friends...we couldn't have done this without you.

On to business...today starts a new challenge at
where our lovely Ginny is hosting this "Christmas" theme.

I coloured with copics a sweet stamp from Whimsy Stamps.
Apologies for the picture...still not set up and I'm missing my southern exposure.


We are sponsored by the wonderful

I hope you get to play along with us this week
and check out the fabulous inspiration from my lovely team mates.
hugs,


Wednesday, 8 February 2017

So cute

Hi everyone,
So sorry I have not been around  lately. 
We are moving this Saturday and there has been no time to do any visiting or crafting. 
Thank you all for sticking with me and hopefully life will get back to normal for me in a couple of weeks.

Today starts a new challenge at
where our fabulous Wends is hosting
with a theme of Love or Wild Animals

We have the fantastic Paper Shelter as our sponsor this week.

I planned ahead and made this card using The Paper Shelter pre-coloured image 
Teacup Yorkie available here in the shop. 
 And yes I did stretch the theme a little by
 lovin my wild little yorkie

 I do hope you get to play along with us this week and check out
the wonderful inspiration from my talented team mates
hugs,

 

Friday, 3 February 2017

Fussy and Fancy

Hi folks,
We've had a nice long break at 
and now we are back all rested and ready to start off the year with the theme of
 "Fussy and Fancy". 

I've used a decoupage image on my card today.



I hope you get to play along with us.
hugs,


Saturday, 28 January 2017

Happy New Year

Hi everyone,
Happy Chinese New Year to those celebrating.

I've made a special card for a very special family.

Papers are all from Michaels
Die is a Spellbinders...sorry I don't know the name as they are all 
packed away ready for the move.


May the year of the Rooster be a good one for you.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Crafty Purple Frog - New Beginnings
Daisy Chain Challenge #4 - Add Some Sparkle
Inspiration Destination  #120 

Thanks for stopping by today.
hugs,

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Ribbons & Pearls

Hi everyone,
I hope you're having a good week. 

Today starts a new challenge at 
 where our lovely host Jools has chosen the theme of
 "Ribbons and or Pearls"

I've coloured with Copics a digital image generously supplied
by our wonderful sponsor this week Digital Delights
This cutie is called Heart and Rose Bunny available here in the shop.

 
I've kept my card pretty cas using ribbon from my stash and cutting the
image using MFT stitched circle die.
 
Digital Delights will be offering a $5. gift voucher to this week's lucky winner.


I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today. Hope you get a chance to play along
with us this week.
hugs,