Monday 29 June 2015

....Purple Carnation Sprite

Hi everyone,
Hope you enjoyed your weekend.

Here's what I got up to.

I do enjoy colouring these cute little sprites from Aurora Wings.
This one is called Carnation sprite and is available here.

Coloured with Copics
Shape - Go Create  XXL Square Frame Frilly #2
SB Amanda Circle Die
Band is SB Romantic Agenda Die
Joy Craft Fence die
SU Leaf Die
SB Crafty Flower Five Die
Lace & flowers - WOC

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Addicted to Stamps Challenge #107 - Bingo  ( lace, image, layers) 
Aurora Wings Challenge #16 - Sprite Delight
Creative Corner Challenge ~ Happy Birthday
Susy Bee's Bloomin Challenge #86 - ATG with twist ~2 colours

Enjoy your week and thanks for visiting.

Saturday 27 June 2015

Beautiful Roses

Hi everyone,
I hope this finds you well.

Just popping by to show you an easel card I made for my lovely friend and loyal follower's birthday.
Not too much going on here..the papers were so pretty I didn't want to cover them up.
Image is from the Roses - 3 Pack available here at  Aurora Wings
Coloured with Copics

Shape is a Go Create die,  Joy Craft frame Gerti's Flowers
Roses - WOC
Ribbon - Stamp Simply Ribbon Store
Cuttlebug embossing folder - dots
Water droplets using Ranges Glossy Accents

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Crafts Galore Encore - June Challenge ATG
Creative Fingers Challenge #85 - ATG sponsored by Aurora Wings

Thanks for stopping by ~have a lovely weekend.

Friday 26 June 2015

Fancy Folds @ Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge #142

Hi everyone,
The weekend is almost here...hope you have something fun planned.
We're in for a wet one it seems and that's okay as we've no outdoor activities scheduled.

Today starts a new challenge at

hosted by the lovely and very talented Norma who has chosen
Fancy Folds as the theme for us.

We have two wonderful sponsor this week

I've created a Z-fold card.  It was a challenge getting a good photo so I will start with the front.

Here it is opened up. 

Base created using Spellbinders Grand Labels Eleven dies.
Coloured with Copics
Image is a digital stamp from Ching-Chou Kuik Digital stamps 
called Little Companion available here.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Challenge for June - All creatures great & small
OLLCB #183 - Happy Birthday

Thank you so much for stopping by today.
If you get a chance we would love it if you could play along with us and
check out the fabulous inspiration by my talented team won't be disappointed.

Wednesday 24 June 2015

Christmas again at Fab'n'Funky

Hi everyone,
I hope your week is going well.
It's Wednesday already and can you believe June is almost over... will be Christmas before you know it! why not join us in our new challenge starting today at

where the theme is.....
 hosted by our lovely team mate Ginny

Our wonderful sponsor this week is 
Prize is £10 voucher to spend in store 
...pssst - I see they have a shipping offer now on !! 
 I just might have to go shopping!

I love that we are doing a monthly Christmas theme on the blog...I'm going to be
so prepared this year!   Also trying to keep my cards simple enough so they
will fit into an envelope.  Mailing boxes last year was way too costly so I will save
them for the folks I can hand deliver to.

Here is my card:

I love working with Ppinkydolls digital images.  This one is called Playing in the Snow
available here.   These images are soooo easy to colour as the shading is already there for you.
and the end result makes me look so much better that I am really!
The snow flake is from the SB 2013 Snowflake pendant die collection
DP is LOTV Frosty Christmas and the ice skates are Cottage Cutz
MS snowflake border punch around the image

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today and if you get a chance, please drop by the challenge
blog to see the wonderful inspiration from my team mates.

Saturday 20 June 2015


Hi everyone,
Hope all is well with you and yours.

Just popping in to show you the card I made for my Granddaughter Lauren for her 12th birthday.

The pointe shoes are a digi from Just Inklined, coloured with Copics

Shape created using Spellbinders Grand Labels One dies
Lace and ribbon from my stash
Rose - WOC

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for visiting...have a great weekend.

Wednesday 17 June 2015

TPS Challenge #208 ~ Make it Digital

Hi everyone,
I hope your week is going well.
It's been a rainy start to the week for us but blue skies are ahead.

Today starts a new challenge at

with the theme of "Make it Digital"

I've used "Pretty Little Sailor" available here.
Coloured with copics

..and here's what I did,
Frames created using MS punch
Sailboat, Lighthouse and Seashell all Whimsy Stamps & dies
I coloured the edge of the seashell with R37 and used C00 to create dimension
Bottom of sailboat coloured with E55, E50
Ribbon from my stash

As always there is a lovely prize for the winner this week.
We'd love it if you could play along.  Check out all the details here on the blog.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Crafting Musketeers #26 ~Shades of Summer

Thanks for visiting today and if you get a chance please stop by the challenge blog
to see the wonderful inspiration created by my super talented team mates.

Wednesday 10 June 2015

Fantasy & Fables

Hi everyone,
I hope your week is going well.

Today starts a new challenge at

hosted by the lovely Wends who has selected "Fantasy and Fables" as our theme.

Our fabulous sponsor this week is 
offering to the winner a $20 voucher to spend in the shop

I've copic coloured a cute image called "The Princess and her Unicorn
available here.

DP - Recollections Simply Pastel
Oval frame - Cheery Lynn Japanese Garden Lace Oval
Pierced fishtail - MFT
Butterflies - MB Leavenworth Butterfly Trio mounted on Cascadia Butterfly Trio
Lace and ribbon from my stash

Entering the following challenges:
  1. Animal Friends Challenge #27 - Fantasy Animals
  2. Crafts Galore Encore - June Anything Goes
  3. Creatalicious Challenge #75 - Butterflies
  4. Get Creative Challenge #16 - Butterflies
  5. Paradise of Stamps Challenge #19 - ATG
  6. Sugar and Bettys Challenge - June ATG
Thanks for visiting today. 

Thursday 4 June 2015

Very Special Birthday

Hi everyone,
Just dropping in today to share a card I made for a very special centenarian.
No colouring on this one...just layers of fun. Lots of Tim Holtz goodies
and some papers from my stash used along with MB happy birthday die for the inside.

Entering into the following challenges:
  1. Card Mania #69 - Use Metal embellishment
  2. Eureka Stamps #143 - Special occasion
  3. Inky Impressions - Make it for a Man
  4. Southern Trading Company June -  Masculine
  5. The Paper Girls Challenge #81 - Masculine
  6. The Pink Elephant - Masculine #301 - Masculine
  7. The Sisters of Craft Challenge - ATG
  8. W2SBY Challenge #18  - It's a Man's World
 Thanks for visiting,

Wednesday 3 June 2015

Make it Colourful at TPS Challenge #206

Hi everyone, 
 I hope your week is going well. 
 I'm really enjoying the cooler temps this week 
after getting the much needed rain on the weekend.   

Today starts a new challenge at The Paper Shelter 
and our lovely team leader Marie has chosen a theme of "Make it Colourful".   
We would like to see bright primary colours like red, yellow, blue...etc).

I've chosen to colour up the gorgeous "Sport Star" available here
She so reminds me of my granddaughter who played on her schools b-ball team this year.
 The background paper is from a Karen Foster Sports paper pad. 
 Sentiment created in Word using WordArt.    
Lace and ribbon from my stash.

As always there are wonderful prizes to be won on the blog this week
 so I hope you get a chance to play along. We'd love to see you there.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today,