Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Feeling Colourful!

Hello there my lovely blog friends, hope your week is going well. Feeling much better in myself now, as I mentioned earlier in the week, I went back to work on Monday - only to be sent home again as I was told by our HR lady that I needed a further letter from my Dr to confirm that I was well enough to return (as I was going back prior to my sick note expiring). It took several phone calls on Monday and Tuesday to confirm that this is actually no longer the case, so I actually went back this morning - I must admit, I did indulge in a bit of crafting time yesterday afternoon.

To be fair, this was actually prompted by seeing the latest Passion for Promarkers challenge theme pop up in my news feed, and when I noticed that the colour theme was a perfect match for delicious Bo Bunny paper in my stash, it seemed rude not to play along! As it was a Welly related theme image too - what better image could I use then this fabby Pink Gem image.

Today's card features:
  • Hedgy from Pink Gem
  • coloured with Promarkers
  • Papers from Bo Bunny
  • flower die was a magazine freebie
  • acrylic dots and sentiment stamp from stash
Inspiration photo week 369

Anyway, this isn't getting my lunch washing up done, so will love you and leave you now xx

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Pink, Cute and Sketchy!

Thank you for taking the time to pop in is there anything more annoying than making a card for a specific challenge, then leaving too late to enter when you get round to blogging it....grrrrr, already done that once this week, so not going to miss out again! ( have less than 8 hours to go, till the Sweet Sketch challenge closes, so better get a wiggle on)
Today's card features:
  • Image - origin unknown - found it in my scrapbox (any ideas folks?)
  • coloured with promarkers
  • papers from a stack from The Range
  • ribbon from Wilko's
  • heart button and pearls from stash
  • used Memory Box Precious Mitten dies
  • based on Sweet Sketch Wednesday - sketch 100
I would like to enter:

Monday, 24 October 2016

visiting a few old friends

Hello there....hope you've had a smashing weekend, maybe even enjoyed a little autumn sunshine! I've been feeling a lot better, thank you for your Get Well wishes, and am back to work this morning - but not before I share a little card with you.......

I will be having a table at an Autumn fair at my Mum's church in a few weeks time, so I thought I'd better make sure I have a good variety of cards in my box, so for this card I put the cute images and promarkers to one side, and dusted off a few old favourites.....
Today's card features:

  • Cuttlebug flower embossing folder
  • LC designs mini sentiment
  • sticky pearls
  • gingham ribbon from The Ribbon Girl
  • paper from a Papermania stack that I got, possibly a good ten years ago, when I first started card making. At the time I couldn't quite believe that I'd spent that much on a stack of paper - little did I know then!!!!
I would like to enter this into:

hope the week gets off to a great start.....bye for now xx

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Let It Snow (but not just yet, please!)

Hello there my lovely friends, hope your week is going well. I'm still off from work at the moment, and whilst I'm still feeling under the weather, this morning I did feel like a bit of crafting, so well take that as a good sign!

A wee while ago, I was very lucky enough to be a winner of the Digi stamp boutique challenge, so I thought I'd share a card with you, featuring one of the images that I got........perfect one for me, as it is both Cute and Christmassy, given that my new challenge that features both of these things, will be starting very soon!

Today's card features:

  • Bobbi and stocking from DSB
  • coloured with promarkers
  • sentiment uses Baby Lexi font (loving this one at the mo!)
  • Cheery Lynn tag die
  • lace from The Works
  • Frosted Lace Stickles glue
I would like to enter these challenges:

Thank you so much for visiting today, bye for now xx

Monday, 17 October 2016

All the Fives with the Cutie Pies!

Hello, my lovely blog chums....hope you are fine, well and have had a great weekend.

Sadly, I have been a little under the weather of late, after 10 days of on and off diarrhea and sickness on Friday I took myself off to the Dr and was told that it was most likely a nasty bout of gastroenteritis, and was signed off from work!!! Still not feeling 100% but hopefully will be firing on all cylinders again very soon.

It is time for a Little Extra Cutie-ness today - this is the Inspiration post from The Cutie Pie challenge, and if you've not been over for a peep yet, our current theme is
Five of a Kind 
we are sponsored by our lovely friends at

who also provided some amazing images for the DT to play with.

My card features:
  • A star is born from ADU
  • coloured with promarkers
  • pink dotty card from Annamarie designs
  • 5 mini brads, plus 1 big 'un - I think these go way back to the old days when Lakeland had a craft range 
Our DT have made some amazing cards for this challenge, so hop on over for a visit, and if your hopping about, why not hop over to visit our brand new Christmas with the Cuties blog too

I would like to enter this card into:
Alphabet challenge  Q for Quick and Simple

thanks again for visiting xx

Monday, 10 October 2016

Anyone for a Brand New Blog Challenge?????

Oh my goodness, I have been so excited about writing this post, to tell you all about our brand new blog challenge........

I have been thinking for a while now that I wanted a new challenge in life, I love being involved with challenge blogs, so that seemed to be the way to go, but I looked and looked but couldn't really find what I wanted....I couldn't shake off the niggling little voice at the back of my mind that kept saying Make it yourself then.........Soooo, that is pretty much what I have done.  As leader of the Cutie Pie challenge, I love, love, love all things Cute and some of my favourite challenges to play along with are Christmas one's, so I set to work, and the result is.........Christmas with the Cuties.

I am delighted to be joined by Sue, who is my lovely friend and second-in-command at The Cutie Pie challenge, and we will be joined by other members of the Cutie Pie team as guests and permanent teamies

As you can see from my badge above, Christmas with the Cuties, is a monthly challenge, we have some fantastic challenges planned and are being supported by some amazing sponsors. Our first challenge kicks off on 28th November, but if you hop on over to check out our blog, we have a yummy bundle of candy up for grabs for our new followers.....we also have a DT call too!!!!

I have been itching to tell you all about this......I do hope that you'll pop in for a visit 

Saturday, 8 October 2016

All very Autumnal with Crafty Friends

Hello, thank you for stopping by here today....hope the weekend has got off to a great start.

Its time to for a new Crafty Friends Challenge today
and our theme this time is
Autumn Colours
we have two wonderful sponsors for this challenge, and they are

both were very generous in providing gorgeous images for the DT to play with!

My DT card features:
  • Girl Mouse - from Bugaboo
  • coloured with Promarkers
  • Sentiment made with "AmandaRae" font
  • DP is an oldie, I think from 7Gypsies
  • section of embossing folder
  • wooden embellishment and sticky pearls from stash
Our CF DT have made some gorgeous cards using these gorgeous rustic and snuggly feeling tones, so I hope you will hope on over to visit - see you there xx

I would like to enter: