Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Deep Ocean Challenge ~ Christmas in July

Good Morning,
I'm so sorry I'm late again with my card for Deep Ocean Challenge,
It's my final week and I would just like to say a huge thank you to the team.

This week the theme is . . . 

CHRISTMAS IN JULY
I have used one of GORGEOUS new releases from LOTV
I have also used:
LOTV ~ 
&

Thanks for popping by.
Big HUGZ 

Friday, 26 July 2013

A reminder !

Hi, just popping by to remind you, 
that you still have time to enter this month's challenge over at

It's a nice easy one, we just want to see. . . 
PINK


Also, if you are in the Peterborough area 
I'm demoing at Sir Stampalot on Sat 27th, 10am ~ 4pm
find the details here

Have a great weekend
HUGZ 

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

LOTV Blog Hop ~ Festive Tree

Good morning everyone and thanks for stopping by!

Today we are holding a Lili of the Valley design team blog hop to 
celebrate the launch of their gorgeous new Christmas stamps
This is the first set in their 2013 Christmas collection and is an adorable mix of 16 cute characters 
which we think you are going to LOVE!

The stamps will be available to buy on the website from midday on Thursday July 25th (UK time) along with some fabulous new art pads and patterned papers
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The LOTV design team are all joining in and you may have noticed that there is another new name on the list...
we’re all thrilled to welcome our new teamie, it’s the amazing Kathy!
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I’m sure you know what to do by now lol  ...
just ‘hop’ from one blog to another following the links and leave a comment on each card, 
hopefully we can give you lots of ideas and inspiration along the way for using the new images

There is a fabulous prize up for grabs on this hop, 
we don’t know where it is hidden so do make sure you that you visit and comment on every blog
We will let you know tomorrow evening which was the ‘lucky’ blog and a winner will be drawn at random from all the comments that were left on that blog
 The prize is a full set of the new Christmas stamps...
that’s 16 rubber stamps, one each of all the new designs

 Here's a list of all the blogs taking part, and remember that you will need to visit them all and leave a comment on each one to have the best chance of winning;
 
You are here !!!

Here’s my card .
"Festive Tree"
I have also used:
Raspberry Road ~ Naughty or Nice
Other products are listed at the bottom of this post
Don’t forget to stop by the Ideas to Inspire blog tomorrow evening when you can find out who the lucky winner is of that great prize
 Enjoy the hop…    and good luck!
BIG HUGZ

Monday, 22 July 2013

GDT at The Paper Nest Dolls

Good morning, 
I hope I have schedule this for the right time,

A little while back, I was asked by Christine 
if I would join them as their GDT at The Paper Nest Dolls for this weeks challenge.

The  theme is . . .

DIE CUTS
well that's an easy one for me lol!
I have used ~ Flower Basket Ellie she is available in both Digi or Rubber
She has been coloured with Tim Holtz DIs

Thanks for popping by,
I will try to sort out some candy, as promised.
BIG HUGZ



Saturday, 20 July 2013

MDUC DT card ~ Christmas in July

Hi, Sorry I've been a bit quite on here,
Hope you are all enjoying the hot weather.

This week at MDUC we want to see . . .

CHRISTMAS IN JULY
 I hope you can join us
Big HUGZ

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Deep Ocean Challenge ~ Blue

Good morning,
I am running really late with this one,
It was supposed to go on last night, 

Anyway, This week I have my 2nd card to share 
for my guest spot over at 
Deep Ocean Challenge and they want to see BLUE
I made this card a while back for a commission,
The lady wanted a naming ceremony card for twin boys.
I haven't put a sentiment on the front but have added a tag for a message
A close-up of the image
and the inside has been decorated too
Thank for looking
BIG HUGZ

Saturday, 13 July 2013

A Special Baby Boy

Hi, I have something a bit special to share tonight,
Our lovely Camilla, from MDUC is expecting her first baby any day now,
So as a surprise all the DT girls have "hijacked" the challenge blog with a gorgeous array of cards.

So the theme this week is

What are little boys made of ?
You can also use the Tic Tac Toe Board,
which you will find over at the challenge blog.

I have used ~ Flowers, Metal & Dies

I hope you find time to join us 
Big HUGZ 

Monday, 8 July 2013

Tilda With Big tulips

Good Evening.
A quick post tonight!
I made this card for the Sir Stampalot Demo back in April
and completely forgot about it, until I saw it on their gallery.

I also have a couple of pics to share of Mackenzie with her new cousins, 
my great niece & nephew.

Mac's so excited about them, they were born last Thursday

Isabell 6lb1oz

George at 5lb14oz

Thanks for popping by
Big HUGZ

Saturday, 6 July 2013

MDUC ~ Shabby

Hello,
 hope you are enjoying the weather.

I'm back with my DT card for MDUC

This week we want to see something . . . 

SHABBY

Here's my effort.
I hope you can join us.
Enjoy the rest of the weekend
BIG HUGZ

Friday, 5 July 2013

A Creative Romance ~ Twine

Hiya, please scroll down for my Die 4 a Sketch DT card,
crikey it seems ages since my blog has been this busy LOL

I'm back with my DT card for

A CREATIVE ROMANCE 
and this time we want to see  . . .

RIBBON or TWINE
Another card for another friend!
I have used Raspberry road papers as usual

Our fab sponsor this week is
Hope you can join us
Thanks for looking
BIG HUGZ

A die for a sketch #14

Good morning, 
Firstly I'd like to say a mahooosive thank you
for joining the LOTV hop yesterday and all of your lovely comments.

I had some great news yesterday too.
My nephew and his wife had their twins,
a girl & a boy, I can't wait to meet them.

Anyway it's time for another challenge over at . . . 

A DIE FOR A  SKETCH CHALLENGE

I made this card for my friend's daughter, who was 16
The image has been coloured with DIs
I have used the gorgeous Springtime from Saturated Canary
The sentiment is one from the recent release at LOTV ~ Good times
Papers are from Raspberry Road

Here's the sketch

 Our sponsor this week are

Hope you can join us, I'll be back later today with my ACR card

BIG HUGZ

Thursday, 4 July 2013

LOTV Blog Hop & some awesome new DT Members!

Good morning everyone and thanks for stopping by!

Today we are holding a Lili of the Valley design team blog hop 
to celebrate the launch of their gorgeous Summer stamps
There are 10 new designs including fairies, flowers and also some that are a little bit different!

The stamps will be available to buy on the website from midday UK time on Monday 8th July and will be launched in their Leeds shop on Saturday 6th if you are near enough to visit
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The LOTV design team are all joining in and 
you may have noticed that there are some new names on the list
We’re all thrilled to welcome our new teamies . . . 

The very fabulous Kim, Becky and Debbie

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You just need to ‘hop’ from one blog to another following the links and leave a comment on each card, hopefully we can give you lots of ideas and inspiration along the way for using the new images

There are some great prizes up for grabs on this hop, we don’t know where they are hidden so do make sure you that you visit and comment on every blog
We will let you know tomorrow evening which were the ‘lucky’ blogs and the winners will be drawn at random from all the comments that were left on those blogs
 1st prize
The full set of 10 new stamps

2nd prize
4 new perfectly pretty stamps

3rd prize
3 new flower stamps

4th prize
3 new fairy stamps
 Here's a list of all the blogs taking part, and remember that you will need to visit them all and leave a comment on each one to have the best chance of winning as we don’t know where the prizes are hidden;

Me !!

Here’s my card,  I have used the gorgeous 
CUTE FAIRY

Your next stop is Gretha and if you get lost along the way you can start again at the Ideas to Inspire blog

Don’t forget to also stop by the Ideas to Inspire blog tomorrow evening when you can find out who the lucky winners are of those great prizes
Enjoy the hop…    
 and good luck!

Big HUGZ 

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Deep Ocean Challenge ~ GDT

Good evening.
I'm back to share a card for the Deep Ocean Challenge Blog,
as this month I'm so happy to be their guest.

This week the theme is ...

On The Beach.

I have use a gorgeous Saturated Canary image "To The Lake"

Other items are linked at the bottom of this post.

Thank you so much for your comments
BIG HUGZ

Monday, 1 July 2013

LOTV Sneak Peek ~ Flower Fairy

Hello, I have another LOTV sneak peek to share,
Sorry it's such a late post, I've had no internet all day.

This sweet little fairy is perfectly named . . . 

FLOWER FAIRY
she will be available in-store, from July 6th or 
on-line July 8th from midday!
I have also used a sentiment from the last release,
which fits perfectly in the bookmark die, making a little gift too!
Thank you so much for popping by,
I've noticed I have been blogging for nearly 4 years
So I will get a bit of candy sorted soon.

BIG HUGZ