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Tuesday 28 December 2010

A sketch ~ Oldie but a Goodie

Well, that went quick!!!
Hope you all had a fantastic Christmas.
Had a lovely time with nearest & dearest.
Mackenzie had some gorgeous presents from Santa, and thoroughly enjoyed every minute.
and I had some pennies to get some "much needed" crafty stash!!!
Over at OLDIE but a GOODIE Francesca has set this fortnight's challenge
and she has given us a fab sketch.
Pop over to check out the details!
I have used :
Stamping Bella ~ Missmatch Ketto
Magnolia papers
Catslife press ~ Sentiment
Tim Holzt ~ Distress inks
Pearls & buttons from stash
Thanks for looking

Thursday 23 December 2010

Happy Christmas Everyone

Just a quick post tonight,
I'd like to wish everyone a very
Happy Christmas
Thank you to those who have become followers &
a big thank you to all of you who left me comments,
they really do matter & I appreciate each & everyone!
Moving on quickly, before I start to sound too soppy....LOL
I started to make a shaker card for Mackenzie, but then decided to turn it into a little decoration, it's the first time I've done one of these & it was fairly easy,
It's not perfect but Mac was impressed!
Thanks for looking
Warm Hugz

Saturday 18 December 2010

ALLSORTS ~ Free & Easy, Anything Goes

It's time for another challenge over at ALLSORTS,
our last before Christmas
Brenda has set a great challenge
It's also a 2 week challenge, so what great opportunity to either make that final Christmas card or to use any new stash you get for presents ~ the choice is entirely yours!
I have made a a card for a friend who has just had a baby boy
I have used
LOTV ~ Baby Blanket
October Afternoon ~ Thrift Shop
Nestabilities ~ Classic Ovals & Scalloped Ovals
SU ~ Word Window Punch & Short & Sweet Sentiments
Tim Holtz ~ Distress Inks
Hope you all have a fantastic Christmas
Thanks for looking

Tuesday 14 December 2010

Oldie but a Goodie ~ Your a Star

Good morning, I hope you are nearly sorted and ready for the big day,
Over at Oldie but a Goodie the lovely Clare want you to use a STAR on your project.
Remember you need to use a rubber stamp that is over 6 months old ~ NO DIGI'S
We are also looking for Guest Designers for January & February,
If you fancy joining us for a month, please put GD after your name when you enter your creation.
I have used
Stampavie ~ Noel Shepherd
MME  ~ Paper
Nestabilites ~ Deckled Ovals
Sizzix ~ Primitive Star
Tim Holtz ~ Distress Inks
I'd like to enter the following:
Thnaks for looking, I hope you'll join us

Monday 13 December 2010

Sparkle & Shine at Bunny Zoe's

Hi good morning everyone.
I am extremely honoured to be the guest designer for
the theme this month has been chosen by Debbie and is...
Sparkle & Shine
 This is the perfect opportunity for those last minute
Christmas cards & any New Year's cards you need to make
I have used:
Magnolia Merry Little Christmas ~ Tilda & Edwin Dancing,
Bunny Zoe's online store has a great range of Magnolia stamps along with many other well known brands ~ Available here

I have also used:
Marianne Designs ~ Pointsettia ~ available here
E.lm ~ Branch Punch
Cats Life Press ~ Sentiment
MME ~ Christmas
SU ~ Word Window Punch
Tim Holtz Distress Inks ~ Available here
Stickles, Silver Lace, Flat back gems & Glimmer mist.
Thank you for looking

Sunday 12 December 2010

An Award from Carly

Where does the time go?
I received this award from the lovely Carly  a while back,
(23 Nov to be exact) and I am only just getting round to posting it!
pop over & take a look at her fab blog
Thank you so much for thinking of me Carly, I'm honoured!
The rules state I need to tell you 8 things about myself BUT
for a change Mackenzie has asked me to tell you about her
  1. She loves Christmas
  2. Her favourite animals are horses
  3. She loves her pet dog, Fletch
  4. She wants One Direction to win the X Factor
  5. She wants to marry Harry Styles ~ from One Direction (she's 8!!!)
  6. She's a little bit crazy ~ in a good way
  7. She loves watching the saddle club & Scooby doo
  8. She loved you to pop over to her blog and say Hello

Another rule is that I need to pass the award onto another 8 bloggers,
I hope you don't mind, but there are so many gorgeous blogs that I cannot possibly pick just 8 so would like to pass it to anyone who pops by!

Saturday 11 December 2010

ALLSORTS ~ Last Minute Christmas

Morning bloggers, just a quick post this morning.
 The snow has gone from our area now ~ not sure how long for though!
Thank you for your gorgeous entries last week,
Where Helene had chosen ~ Light up the night.
This week at ALLSORTS the Lovely Debs has set the perfect challenge

Last Minute Christmas

I'm sure we've all got those last few cards to make!
I have made 2 piles of cards for this challenge
Hope you will join us

Saturday 4 December 2010

ALLSORTS ~ Light up the night

Oooooh, Not long now!!!!
Thank you for the gorgeous entries for Amanda's Monochrome challenge.
Make sure you pop over to ALLSORTS to see if you're a winner or maybe
Amanda has chosen you as one of the top 5
This week it's the turn of Helene, and she want you to
She would like you to use a candle on you creation!

I have used:
House Mouse ~ Fireplace set
Cosmo Cricket ~ Be Good
Tim Holtz Distress Inks
Red Ribbon
Wax Seal with a sprinkling of glitter (Scary moment)
I'm off to Sir Stampalot now as they have there fab Xmas demo there,
get there if you can
I'd like to enter the following:
Ellephantastic ~ Red & Green
Marks finest papers ~ Red & Green
Stamp Something ~ Christmas Colours
Thanks for looking

Wednesday 1 December 2010

Blossom Easel Card

Happy December to you all.
Hope you're all keeping warm and snug.
Today it is my friend  Chris's birthday, so I made her an easel card, using the nestabilities ~ blossom
Chris, Lou & I all met for coffee & a lovley girly chat!
I have used
LOTV ~ Rosie Posy
Hand dyed ribbon
Nestabilties ~ Blossom, layered up to look like a flower
Charm, button, brad & spacer from stash
Tim Holtz Distress Inks.
Thanks for looking