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Sunday 30 August 2009

Just Magnolia Week 20 Ribbons & Bows

Evening all,  This weeks magnolia challenge is to include ribbons & bows. Click here  http://justmagnolia.blogspot.com/2009/08/week-20-buttons-bows.html  to find out more!
Sorry! I can't get enough of this Tilda - She's still my #1 fave.
A fairly simple card, but I love this colour scheme
& I wanted Tilda to look a little bit gothy LOL
I have used:
Magnolia stamp - summertime Tilda with bow,
My brand new branch punch from Sir Stampalot
(had great time at their demo today, Starring Lou & Chris)
And I won card of the month YIPPEEE!!!
Thanks for looking
Love Fleur

Thursday 27 August 2009

The Sugar Bowl - #18 - Kathy's Sketch

Afternoon everyone. I really enjoyed this weeks sketch over @ http://sugarbowlblog.blogspot.com/2009/08/challenge-18-kathys-sketch.html
Part of the challenge is to use buttons!
I love this image, Did have a bit of a problem colouring in the gown - First I used twinkling h2o's in vanilla bean, then when I tried to add a little shading under her veil it looked really dirty, so I tried to thin it out and most of the h2o came off in little blobs, so had to try to remove them gently. I think it all worked out ok in the end though!!!
I have used:
Sugar Nellie stamp - Happily ever after,
Paper - Papermania, exquisite collection,
Ribbon - Anita's,
Woodware border punch,
Buttons and silver thread from stash.
Thanks for looking.
Hugs Fleur

Monday 24 August 2009

Just Magnolia challenge - week 19 - sketch by Rach

This week the Just Magnolia challenge is a sketch by Rach, so pop over to http://justmagnolia.blogspot.com/2009/08/week-19-rach-sketch.html
I have used Magnolia stamp -Summer time Tilda with bow
Papers - K&Co
I have coloured Tilda with versa color.
The rose was made from the same paper, cut using my blossom nestabilities, then scrunched up & inked.
Thanks for looking - comments are greatly received!
Hugs Fleur xXx

Saturday 22 August 2009

Sunset at Heacham

Evening everyone - No crafting today, although did treat myself to a small stamp set, so may have a go tomorrow. Had a late afternoon/early evening trip to Heacham beach to try to catch the sunset. It was a bit cloudy and when the sun finally did set it was behind some low clouds, so this was the nearest I got.

May not be the best photographic skills, but still a pretty, impressive view!

Love Fleur xXx

Wednesday 19 August 2009

Mojo Monday Turns 100 - DAY 3

Hello everyone, it's day 3 of the mojo monday daily challenge -
Pop over to
and have a go yourself!
I have rotated the sketch and shifted the image across slightly -
so hope it still counts!!!
I have used:
Sarah Kay stamp - Time for apple pie,
My Minds Eye papers - Wild asparagus,
Woodware border punch & Stampin up spiral punch.
Stampin up - fresh cuts stamp (thank you)
I have coloured her with versacolor.
Hannah Montana!
Today Mackenzie was taking part in a short (15 min) performance of Hannah Montana. All the kids were great considering they only had 2 days to rehearse. Obviously being a scrapbooker I wanted loads of pics, But because Darren was at work he wanted me to film it - Although women can multi-task I couldn't do both properly so decided on filming and left my camera at home. When I got there I realised I had no battery left for filming, so now this is all I have! I just wanted to share my picture - cause don't she look great - Reminds me of the 80's, I'm sure I used to dress like that in my teens LOL!!!
Anyway thanks for looking.
Hugs Fleur XXX

Mojo Monday Turns 100 - DAY 2

Here is my 2nd card for Mojo mondays daily sketch to celebrate turning 100.
Hop over to
and have a look.

I have used a sugar nellie stamp - Gorjuss girl sitting, isn't she great.

I'm quite happy with the end result, but I do think I could have done the shading better, especially her hair - but hopefully with practice I will improve.

Hope you like it, thanks for looking!

Love Fleur XXX

Tuesday 18 August 2009

Happy 1st birthday Cupcake challenge week 53

Here's my sweet creation

I have used:

Stampin up - Crazy for cupcakes stamps,

Stampin up punches - 3 flowers, 1-1/4 inch circle & scallop circle,

Stampin up ribbon - chocolate chip,
Papermania paper
Thanks for looking!
Love Fleur XXX

Mojo Monday Week 100

Hi, here is a real quick card for the Mojo Monday Challenge, They have turned 100 this week and are having daily challenges over at

I have used;

Stampin up, 2 step stampin - Spring garden (I love the sentiment)

Stampin up backgrounds - Polka dot & Sanded,

Stampin up ribbon & punches

Whispers waterproof inks in Pine green & Frsh eggplant.
Sorry about poor picture -
Like I say it was real quick & I had ran out of daylight when I took photo!!!
Love Fleur XXX

Monday 17 August 2009


Hello everyone - hope your start to the week is going well.
Here is my first entry for The Sugar Bowl challenge over at
The challenge was a sketch and to use home made flowers!

I have used:

Sugar Nellie stamp - Sweet 'n' Sassy

My Minds Eye papers - Bloom & Grow

Hope you like it!

Love Fleur


Sunday 16 August 2009

Magnolia challenge - week 18

Hello everyone - here is my effort for this weeks Magnolia challenge

I have used;

Magnolia stamps - Tilda with puppy, Old wooden stand & Goblin branch,

Stampin up -Circle of friendship stamp,

Stampin up - Scallop edge, 1" & 1-1/4" punches,
Sizzix - flourishes,
Papers - My minds eye "Bloom & Grow"
Flowers & brads from stash.
Thank you for taking the time to look - comments are greatly received

Love Fleur XXX

Monday 10 August 2009

Cupcake Craft Challenge #52

Hi, I' m on a roll today. 2 new posts and maybe another later.
This is my first cupcake challenge!

I have used:
Basic grey paper - Granola,
Stampin up - Lovely as a tree, Loads of love & Oval all stamp & punch.
Thanks for looking - Love Fleur XXX

Anniversary card

Hello, everyone I made this card for my friends wedding anniversary!

I have used a Penny black stamp - Good cheer,

Papers by Daisy Bucket,

Sentiment stamp and punch by stampin up.

Friday 7 August 2009

Just Magnolia #17 Martines Sketch

Hello everyone. Hope you are all having a good day!
Here is my first Just Magnolia challenge.

This is my favourite Tilda stamp (so far)

Hope you all have a great weekend -

Look forward to seeing some of you at Bromley Hall tomorrow!

Lots of love Fleur XXX
P.S. Any comments are very much appreciated!

Wednesday 5 August 2009


Hi, really getting a feel for this blogging lark!
Here's my effort for this weeks mojo monday sketch.

I have used:
Magnolia stamp - Tilda baking,
Great impressions stamp - cooking background,
paper by papermania - scrumptious.
Thanks for looking - please feel free to leave a comment!
Love Fleur XXX

Saturday 1 August 2009

Anniversary card

Hi, made this card today whilst Mackenzie was helping Daddy at work - she loves going to see him at work as she gets to drive the big John Deere tractors!
Have used a Penny black stamp - Day dreams, K&Co papers and a peel off for the sentiment, don't really like peel offs anymore - but thought it looked ok on this occassion, as I haven't got any silver ink. Added a bit of bling with the silver lace and the gems on the little dragonfly - also covered in K&Co papers.
Love Fleur

Daddy album

Hi, this is the last album to be posted - for a while. It was my first ever mini album I made. I'm very proud of it!

It was for Father's day!

I love you.

I made this for my husband instead of a valentines card!

Thanks for looking Fleur XXX

Another favourite pic

Promise this is my last blog, for tonight. Just wanted to share another of my fave pics. Probably doesn't mean much to anyone else. But I adore Mackenzie in her converse, I think they're so practical. I think they look lovely with anything from jeans to a pretty dress. So when we went to seaside and she just threw them on the sand I thought great photo opportunity.

Fleur XXX