Tuesday, 29 March 2011

A SPOON FULL OF SUGAR ~ EASTER

Good Morning,
Hope you all had a fab weekend,
I had a lovely time at the NEC,
Got loads of lovely goodies ~ Can't wait to go again LOL
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It's challenge time at A SPOON FULL OF SUGAR
and this week, the lovely Maria has set the theme of ...

EASTER

I have made a small basket for Mac,
I think she'll be getting lots of little homemade easter baskets this year ~
hopefully she won't look at my blog and see this one lol!
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I have used
Basket template ~ HERE
SU ~ Loads of accessories, for pile eggs & sentiments
SU ~ Jewellery Tag
SU ~ River rock cardstock (also shredded)
Chicken stamp ~ not sure of make
2 brads
Basic Grey ~ Pyrus
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Thanks for looking
Hugz


Saturday, 26 March 2011

ALLSORT ~ A special lady

Good morning, This is scheduled post
 as by now, I will hopefully be heading for the NEC
with Lou & Chris ~ Ooooh I'm so excited!!!
Anyway on to this weeks challenge @ Allsorts!
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There were some stunning boxes last week.
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This week Debs has set the theme for

A SPECIAL LADY

We have 2 fab sponsor
&

I have done another "fairly" clean card,
I do actually enjoy doing these for a change ~
 every now & then!
I have used:
Sassy Studio ~ My Fair Lady
Kaiser Kraft ~ Utopia
Sizzix ~ Swirl
SU ~ Photo Punch
Wild Orchid ~ Flower
Nestabilities ~ Circles
Copics
Pearls ~ from stash
Thanks for looking
Hugz

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

OLDIE BUT A GOODIE ~ Pink, Blue & Brown

Good morning,
Hope everyone is enjoying the weather,
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Over at Oldie but a goodie it's challenge time again,
and this fortnight Liza would love you to use the colours

Pink Blue & Brown

Check over at the challenge blog for the details
 Please remember to use a STAMPED image,
which is at least 6 months old ~ NO DIGI IMAGES please!
The DT do have to check!
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For my card I have used:
Magnolia ~ Princess Tilda & Antique lace die
Sizzix ~ Swirl
Nestabilities ~ Butterfly
Retro Flower Punches
Go Kreate ~ Card die
Woodware ~ Recycled Kraft
K&Co & MME ~ Can't remember the names
Tim Holtz ~ Distress inks
Glitter gel pen on Skirt, Shoes, Gloves & crown
Pearls from stash
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Thanks for looking
HUGZ

Monday, 21 March 2011

Pretty in Pink?

Hi, hope everyone had a fab weekend!
My card this morning is very Pink & I do struggle with pinks.
I made it for my God Daughter, Poppy who was 5 last week.
I 'm not sure if I have made it a bit too grown up for her though,
perhaps It could've done without the flowers!
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I have used:
Magnolia ~ Maid Marion Tilda
Wild Orchid ~ Flowers
Papermania ~ Basic Pinks
Cats Life Press ~ Sentiment
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder ~ Punched out No. 5
E.lm ~ Leaf punch
SU ~ Jewellery Tag Punch (for Poppy)
Sparkly Gel Pen
Tim Holtz ~ Distress Inks
Sewing Machine
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Thanks for looking
HUGZ



Saturday, 19 March 2011

BASIC GREY ~ RECYCLE SOMETHING

Back again with my BASIC GREY card.
Please scroll down if you'd like to see my ALLSORTS post!
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Thank you for the gorgeous entries for our "Thing's with wings" challenge,
this fortnight we'd like you to
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RECYCLE SOMETHING
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We are sponsored by Simon says stamp who are offering $25 to one lucky winner.
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For some gorgeous inspiration & more details
of this fortnight's challenge please check out the blog
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I have used:
 Basic grey Origins & have recycled some
corrugated cardboard & some old dictionary pages.
Also used:
Sarah Kay ~ Josephine & Kiki
Sizzix ~  Heart
Magnolia die ~ Antique lace
Tim Holtz~ Distress inks, Stickles, Crackle paint & Tattered florals die
SU ~ Twine
Button from stash
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I have also sent this card to Sir Stampalot
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Thanks for looking
Hugz



ALLSORTS ~ Make a gift box

Good morning to you all.
It's challenge time at ALLSORTS
Thank you for the gorgeous cards for Amanda's "Luck o' the Irish" challenge,
This week it's Helene's turn to set the challenge
& she would love you to...
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MAKE A GIFT BOX
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For some gorgeous inspiration & more details please pop over to the challenge blog.
 Our sponsor Stitchy bear stamps is offering £10 voucher to one lucky winner! 
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The template for my box came from Magnolia Ink magazine.
I have used:
Retro flower punches
E.lm branch punch
Tim Holtz ~ Ticket & Stickles
Large & Small butterfly punches
Glimmer mist.
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Thanks for looking, I will be back later with my  Basic Grey card.
Hugz




Thursday, 17 March 2011

Kira with wings

Hi, I have another sample for Sir Stampalot to share.
I took this over to Janice earlier today & had a fab time crafting with some of the other DT girls.
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I also treated myself to a couple of the fab Mo Manning clear stamps.
Will show at a later date.
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To make my card I have used one of the fab new images from the wild rose studio collection
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I have used ~
Kira with wings
Kaiser Kraft ~ Utopia
Nestabilites ~ Oval & Scallop
Tim Holtz ~ Distress inks & Stickles
E.lm ~ Branch
Wild Orchid ~ Flowers
Machine stitching
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Thanks for looking
Big
HUGS



Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Tilda with lace hearts

Hi, hope all is good!
Just a quick post this morning, as I'm helping out at school this afternoon, 
Mackenzie's class are doing "samba" and they are walking into town to watch a bit of a show.
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Janice from Sir Stampalot has asked for a couple of samples,
I love this sweet Tilda with her string of hearts
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I have used:
Magnolia ~ Tilda with lace hearts
MME ~ Hattie
Go Kreate ~ Tag
Retro flower punch
Tim Holts ~Distrees inks & stickles
button, twine & brads from stash
I have also machine stitched around the edges, but you can't really see
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Would like to enter the following
Will be back tomorrow with another make
Thanks for looking
 Hugz


Tuesday, 15 March 2011

A Spoon Full Of Sugar ~ A Sketch

Hello Bloggers!.
It's time for another fab challenge over at
This week Sonja has given us a gorgeous sketch to work with,
check the challenge blog to find out more.
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I have used
Sarah Kay ~ Elodie with fresh apples
Basic Grey ~ Curio
Woodware ~ Recycled card & sentiment
Nestabitlies ~ Ovals & Scalloped ovals
Retro flower punch
E.lm ~ Leafy punch
SU ~ Word window punch
Brads & Ribbon from stash
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Thanks for looking & I hope you can join us.
Hugz



Saturday, 12 March 2011

ALLSORTS ~ Luck o' the Irish.

Good morning,
I hope everyone is well.
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It's ALLSORTS challenge time again!
Thanks for the gorgeous entries last week.
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This week, Amanda wants to see......

 Luck O' The Irish

I have used a fab freebie image from Waltzing Mouse, available here
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I have also used.
Woodware ~ Recycled card & sentiment
Go Kreate ~Card die & tag die
Tim Holtz ~ Distress stickles
Copics
SU ~ Twine
Eyelets & button from stash
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Thanks for looking
HUGZ



Thursday, 10 March 2011

Just a quickie

Hi, hope you have all had a good day,
it's been so windy here today,
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I made these samples a while back, for Janice at Sir Stampalot
they are just a few of the fab new Molly Blooms images available.
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I have used:
Molly Blooms ~ Rainy day George, Duck in boots & Sentiment.
Basic Grey ~ Marjolaine
SU ~ Photo corner punch, Scallop circle
Nestabilities
Teardrop punch for splashes (cut to shape)
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Thanks for looking
HUGZ



Tuesday, 8 March 2011

OLDIE BUT A GOODIE ~ Baby

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


Firstly a big thank you for all the beautiful entries for my spring challenge.
pop over to the challenge blog to see if you were a lucky winner & to check out the details of this fortnight's challenge which is

BABY

Please remember
 to be in with a chance of winning our challenge you MUST use a rubber stamp over 6 months old & please NO digi images!!!

Here's my card
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Not a great photo ~ the cream and white card does not differ that much in real life!
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I have used
LOTV ~ Baby with blanket
Magnolia Papers
Flat Back Pearls
Nestabilities ~ Circle
Go Kreate ~ Tag & 5x5 Card Die
Sissix Swirls
Wild Orchid ~ Flowers
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Thanks for looking
HUGZ

Saturday, 5 March 2011

BASIC GREY ~ Wings

Hello I'm back again!
This time, (in my comfort zone) to show my DT card for BASIC GREY
You can see my ALLSORTS DT card here
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This week our theme is
WINGS
(Birds, Fairies, Butterflies etc.)
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I have used:
LOTV ~ Fairy on tiptoe
Nellie Snellen ~ Doily die
E.lm ~ Leaf punch
Butterfly punch
Various size SU circle punches ~ For flowers
Tim Holtz ~ Distress inks
Pearls, Glimmer mist & Stickles
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Thanks for looking
Hugz

ALLSORTS ~ A card for a teenager

Good morning,
It's ALLSORTS time again,  
and this week Kirsten wants you to make
A CARD FOR A TEENAGER
We have 2 fab sponsors again!
Pop over to the challenge blog to find out more!
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Well I bet this is a bit of a shock for my regular visitors ~
hardly any distressing & a fair bit of white!
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I have used:
Digistampboutique ~ Sammie shopping
Copics
SU ~ Photo corners
Retro flower punch
DCWV ~ Latte (slightly roughed up, I just had too!!!)
Brad & Spacer from stash
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Thanks for looking & I'll be back in a bit with my BASIC GREY DT card,
& something a bit more me!

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

A SPOON FULL OF SUGAR ~ TAGS

Hello, well that's half term over!
Mac has gone back to school this morning & I already miss her.
Soon be the Easter Hols though LOL!!!
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Over at A SPOON FULL OF SUGAR this week Ingrid wants you to use

TAGS

you can either create a tag or use one in your project!
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I have used:
Magnolia ~ Tilda with hanging rabbit
Scribble scrabble papers ~ Nana's trunk (I LOVE THIS)
Magnolia DooHickey ~ Antique lace
SU ~ Soft Suede cardstock (Another fave) & Polka dot ribbon
SU ~ Corner Punch
Greeting Farm ~ Small Butterfly stamp
LOTV ~ Sentiment
Go Kreate ~ Tag die
Tim Holtz ~ Distress inks & Stickles
Flat Back Pearls & Thread from stash
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A close up of the sweet LOTV sentiment 
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Hope you can join us.
Thanks for popping by
HUGZ