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Wednesday 29 June 2011


Happy Wednesday everyone,
It's time for another fab challenge at Truly Scrumptious and we'd like to see 


Now there's no excuse not to enter as I'm sure this must be
everyone's favourite challenge as it covers a wide variety of themes!
I have used:
Stitch bear digi image ~ Fairy dreams,
I haven't coloured her in, 
I just changed the colour setting on my printer 
& added some sparkle to her hair gems!
Bo Bunny ~ Gabrielle
Tim Holtz ~ Tattered florals & Core-dinations
Nellies ~ Doily die
Stampers Anonymous ~ Border stitching -
(over-stitched with SU twine)
Cotton scrim ~ on flower
Brad from stash
Our Sponsors this fortnight are
Thanks for looking & I hope you'll join us


Saturday 25 June 2011

BASIC GREY - Stitching

I'm back with my DT card for Basic Grey
and this fortnight we would love to see 


Now this is more in my comfort zone ~  see previous post for my ALLSORTS card!
I have used:
Basic Grey ~ Hello Luscious
Magnolia ~ Tilda with rubber boots
Doohickey ~ Swirl, Antique lace & Small dragonfly
Marianne D ~ English rose
Dye-namics ~ Daisy
Whimsey ~ Sentiments & Stamp die
Nestabilities ~ Labels 18
Tim Holtz ~ DIs, Stickles & Clock weathered clock
Cotton scrim
Distrezz-it-all machine
I have machine stithed and painted the edges & the daisy
Thanks for looking & I hope you'll join us!

ALLSORTS - Lemon & Lime

Hello, hope you are well,
blogland seems very quite at the moment!
Anyway this week Helene has set us a cheerful challenge at ALLSORTS
she would love you to use 


I must admit I felt way out of my comfort zone with this one,
but I'm fairly happy with the end result!
It's definitly brighter than my usual stuff
I have used:
Molly Blooms stamps ~ From the summer collection available at Sirstampalot
Doohickey  ~Swirl
Marianne D ~ English rose & Leaf
Cuttlebug embossing folder ~ Swirls
Tim Holtz ~ DIs, Core-dinations & Stickles
We are sponsored by 
The winner can choose 6 images of their choice
Thanks for looking & I do hope you will join us.
Oooh I'll be back later with my DT card for Basic Grey!

Thursday 23 June 2011

Seeding Tilda

Hi everyone. 
Just a quick post today!

Have made a card for a couple of challenges.
I have used:
Magnolia ~ Seeding Tilda & Mini papers
Doohickey ~ Swirl & Small dragonfly
Whimsey ~ Mini postage stamps & Die
Nestabilities ~ Classic circles
Marianne D ~ Poinsettia for scrunched flower
Tim Holtz ~ DIs & Stickles
Ooooh & my new Distrezz-it-all  ~Thanks Loopy Lou for the link, I LOVE it!!!
I'd like to enter the following:
TOMIC ~ Summer
Papertake Weekly ~ Here comes the sun
Thanks for looking

Tuesday 21 June 2011

A spoon full of sugar - Ribbons & Bows & some exciting news for Mackenzie & Me

Good Morning, 
It's time for another fab challenge over at

And this week Karen has set a great challenge, she wants to see.....

Ribbons and Bows

I have used:
Sugar Nellie ~ Happily ever after
Bo Bunny ~ Gabrielle
Nestabilities ~ Classic & Scallop hearts
Doohickey ~ Antique lace & Swirl
SU ~ Jewellery tag, Sentiment, Button & Seam binding
Wild Orchid ~ Flowers
Tim Holtz ~ DIs
Brads & pearls from stash
On to my exciting news.
Later today Mac's going to pick 2 baby guinea pigs, 
they will be too young to bring home just yet, 
but I'll try to take a couple of pics
I'm quite excited about getting them & 
they already have loads of toys.
Don't quite know what Fletch will make of them though!
Told you it was only exciting for us LOL!!!
Anyway thanks for looking at my card
I hope you can join us.

Saturday 18 June 2011

ALLSORTS ~ 3.2.1. Recipe challenge

Happy weekend everyone.
Hope the weather improves from yesterday, 
It chucked it down here!
It's time for another challenge at ALLSORTS 
and Amanda has set us a recipe...

3 Papers
2 Ribbons
1 Flower

I have used :
Stamping Bella ~ Tabitha the teacup girl (available from Sirstampalot)
Doohickey ~ Leaves
Marianne D ~ Flower
SU ~ Word window punch, twine & ribbons
Penny Black ~ Salutations
MME ~ Hattie
Nestabilities ~ Classic circles
Tim Holtz ~ DIs & Core-dinations
Button, brad & flatback pearl from stash

This week we have a new sponsor
and the prize is "a little darlings" rubber stamp of your choice
Thanks fo much for looking 
and I hope you join us this week

Thursday 16 June 2011

Tilda in butterfly dress

Happy Thursday! Hope your all enjoying your week!
Here's a card I made today.
I have used
Magnolia ~ Tilda in butterfly dress
Bo Bunny ~ Gabrielle
Doohickey ~ Swirl & Butterfly
Marianne D ~ English rose & Leaves
SU ~ Corner punch & twine
Nestabilities ~ Labels 18
Dye-Namics (mft) ~ Edge die
Tim Holtz ~ DIs & Stickles
Button & pearls from stash
Id like to enter the following:
TOMIC ~ Colour combo ~ Pink, White & Brown
Stampavie & More ~ Butterflies
Simon says stamp ~ Bingo ~ I have used, Button, Pearls & Shape
Paper Sundaes ~ Girly girl
Thanks for looking & thank you for all your lovely comments, 
I appreciate them so much & I will try harder to visit more ~ I know I keep saying it, 
but I just don't know where the time goes!!!

Wednesday 15 June 2011

Truly Scrumptious ~ Sketch

Good morning people, hope all is good.
Today I can finally share my first DT at 
This fortnight Beth has given us a lovely sketch to work with.
I have used:
LOTV ~ Wedding couple
Grand Nestabilities ~ Labels 4
Nestabilities ~ Label 16
Doohickey ~ Antique lace
Marianne D ~ English roses & Leaves
Shapeabilities ~ Butterfly
SU ~ Seam binding (Crumb Cake)
Bo Bunny ~ Gabrielle 
Tim Holtz ~ DIs & Stickles
Eyelets & flat back pearls from stash
This fortnight our sponsor is
I hope you can join us
Thanks for looking

Saturday 11 June 2011

BASIC GREY ~ Colour Combo

Hi, back again with my Basic Grey DT card,
This week we have a gorgeous colour combo, 
We want to see.....
Hot Pink  Lime Green  Brown / Kraft
I have used Basic Grey ~ Hello Luscious and Marjolaine
 The dark brown I have used looks black in the photo!
I have used:
Magnolia ~ Tilda with butterfly jeans and Bare branch
Doohickey ~ Dragonfly
Small retro flower punch
Nestabilities ~ Classic and Scallop ovals
Tim Holtz ~ DIs
Buttons, brads and flat-back gems from stash
I have paper-pieced Tilda's outfit
Thanks for looking,
Please scroll down to see my ALLSORTS card.

ALLSORTS ~ A recipe for the boys!

Good Morning,
This week at ALLSORTS
We have another fab challenge for you,
We would like you to make something for a male using....
1 design paper
2 punches or dies
3 buttons
I have used 2 die cuts ~ Star & Circle
 I have also used:
Sugar Nellie ~ Skater Boy
Tim Holtz ~ DIs & Cardstock
SU ~ Twine
Nestabilities ~ Classic Circle
Sizzix ~ Primitive Star
Buttons from stash
Don't forget our DT call, you still have time to enter
Thanks for looking
Please pop back later for my Basic Grey DT card

Thursday 9 June 2011

To a special couple.

Hello, finally blogger has let me load my pictures!
 Hope everyone is well.
Have a wedding card to share, I made this for a friend to give to her brother in law and his new wife.
 I have added a tag for the personal message
 I have used
LOTV ~ Wedding couple
Magnolia ~ 6x6 papers
DCWV ~ Latte
Marianne D ~ Englsh rose
E.LM ~ Leaf punch
Wild orchid ~ Roses, cherry blossom and crystals
Grand nestibilies  ~Label 4
Tim Holtz ~ DIs
 I'd like to enter the following:
LOTV ~ Anything goes
Papertake Weekly ~ Anything goes 
Stampavie and more ~ More than one fold
For fun challenges ~ Wedding gift card (the gift card could slip behind the tag)
Thanks for looking

Tuesday 7 June 2011

A Spoon Full of Sugar - Here Comes Summer

Hope it's a bit warmer today, it was too cold here yesterday, 
I know, I don't like it too hot either, but in between is fine LOL
It's time again for another fab challenge @
The theme for this weeks challenge has been set by our lovely Nikki

Here Comes Summer
I have used:
Penny Black ~ Betsy Bluebell
Basic Grey ~ Hello Luscious
Doo Hickey  ~ Swirl
Marianne D ~ English Rose & Leaves
SU ~ Corner Punch
Shapeabilities ~ Butterfly
Tim Holtz ~ DIs & Stickles
Button & Pearls from stash
Scrim (cheesecloth) ~ mega bargain from the B&Q builders section
£3.80 for a 90m roll, so you'll be seeing lots of it LOL
Hope you can join us & thanks for looking

Saturday 4 June 2011


Good Morning,
It's challenge time again at ALLSORTS
Thank you for taking part in my
Thing's with wings challenge last week,
there were some truly gorgeous entries
please check back to the challenge blog
to see the winner and my top 5

This week our lovely EMMA has set the challenge
and she wants to see


we would like to see your creations which are all white 
with the exception of a coloured image
I found this one quite difficult
as I was desperate to start inking all the edges,
but I think I'm fairly happy with the end result!
I have used:
Magnolia ~ Tilda with butterfly jeans
Nestabilities ~ Classic heart
Snowflake embossing folder
Retro flower punches
Doohickey ~ Dragonflies
Stickles ~ Stardust
Tim Holtz ~ DIs
Sizzix ~ Leaf
Lace and brads from stash
I would like to enter the following:
Flutterby Wednesdays ~ Anything goes
Our sponsor this week is the fabulous Sally-Ann at
and the winner will receive 6 images of their choice !!!
 Dont forget we are running a design team call
Please check challenge blog for the information 
as we have had to delete several of the entries
due to incorrect linking
Thanks for looking

Friday 3 June 2011

I'm so excited ~ I just can't hide it!!!!

Good morning everyone, 
hope you are all enjoying this gorgeous weather!
I have some exciting news,
Michele has invited me to join the Trully Scrumptious DT along with
some very talented crafters, I feel so honoured to be a part of their fab team.
Can't wait to get started!
Congratulations to all the other lucky ladies!

Thanks for looking and I hope you enjoy the rest of the day