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Tuesday 30 April 2013

LOTV's New Monthly challenge

Good afternoon Ladies, 
I have some EXCITING news to share with you all.

As from the tomorrow the LOTV Inspiration blog will be holding a monthly challenge,

It launches midday UK time and will be on the 1st of every month

Pop over to the inspiration blog for more details


Saturday 27 April 2013

Button it @ MDUC

Hello, Hope you are enjoying the weekend so far.

This week at MDUC we want to see you use some


I thought I'd be brave & treated myself to a couple of
"brighter" colour re-inkers this week,
This one is called "Seedless Preserve"
As usual I hand-dyed the ribbon and added a bit too much ink.
It took me 2 days to get rid of it off my hands LOL!
A close-up of the tag and the ribbon.
 I also used one of the new Joy craft "garden" dies and
heat-embossed it with frantage to add a bit of glamour.
Have a look at what my gorgeous teamies have come up with.
They're all stunning.
Hope you can join us this week.

Thanks for your fab comments.

Thursday 25 April 2013

Marvelous Magnolia ~ Special Lady

Happy Thursday,
I'm here today to share my last DT card for Marvelous Magnolia.
 I joined them when they first started out in  October last year,
and have decided to step down now my 6 month term has come to an end.

Thanks to the Marvelous girls, I've enjoyed every minute.

This week we'd like to see something for...


 As always you'll find a list of products at the bottom of this post.

We have two fab sponsors:
Hope you can join us this week.

Wednesday 24 April 2013

LOTV Sneak Peek ~ Vintage Boys

Hi, I have another LOTV sneak peek to share today.
I just love the new images and they will be released in a couple of weeks

This adorable image is called....

 and I thought the retirement stamp worked perfectly.
Also added a sweet little Sentiment Tag 

Pop over to the Inspiration blog as the rest of the DT 
cards will be shown over the next few days, and their own blogs too

Thanks for visiting


Monday 22 April 2013

LOTV ~ Man's Best Friend ~ Sneak Peek

Hi, I have an LOTV sneak peek to share today.
I love all things LOTV & I think they are one of best for boys cards.

They have a new release coming soon, there will be 8 vintage boys,
 suitable for almost  any occasion.
I love them all, and I'm sure you will too.

This adorable image is called....

 I have also used LOTV ~ Sentiment tags,
Papers are Raspberry Road  ~ Shades Of September

Make sure you pop over to the Inspiration blog 
and welcome our newest team member Jen

There will also be more sneak peeks over the next couple of weeks

Thanks for looking

Saturday 20 April 2013

Poppy Tilda

Happy Saturday everyone!

I have another Poppy Tilda to share today.
She's just so pretty & she is exclusive to Sir Stampalot

I made this at my recent demo and as I sanded the edges 
I got a bit heavy-handed and ripped the corner,
Good job I like the distressed look. 

Have a great weekend

Thursday 18 April 2013

Tilda Longstocking

Good Morning,
A super-quick post today,
It seems ages since I have posted.

I have a new Tilda to share,

Isn't she sweet.
The blue's a bit too bright for me, but I thought I'd be daring LOL
The little tag is from LOTV & can be found here

Off to Sir Stamp now to craft & chat with the DT girls :-)

Have a great day,
and as always huge thanks for popping by.

Sunday 14 April 2013

Some news

Good morning, 
I said I'd be back with some news...
So here I am.

I'm so very proud to announce that I'm going to be a DT on the all new challenge blog

If you pop over to the blog, the new DT will be introducing themselves over 
the next few days and there will be a chance of some candy along the way.

 I have some candy on offer,
 I'll also pop in a few charms & a bit of lace too!
To enter you must become a follower of the new challenge blog
and then just add your name to Mr Linky


Saturday 13 April 2013

Masking at MDUC

Good evening,
I'm back from ALLY PALLY,
I had a fab day with my gorgeous crafty friends 
& I even got myself a few treats LOL

Over at MDUC this week we want to see . . .


I originally had my Edwin card lined up for this,
BUT then Magnolia only went and released the new collection
and I just HAD to have Princess Pea & her Mattresses!!!

Then when I went to upload on the challenge blog, 
the lovely Kat had used the same 2 stamps,
I couldn't believe it, we'd even used the same 
decorative oval & it looks like the same layout too ~
What are the odds of that?
Well they do say wise minds think alike LOL
At least our styles are completely different.

Anyway here's my take on it...
I used the DooHickey feathers as I thought they were just perfect for the feather mattresses LOL !
I  LOVE my new fern that my lovely friend Chris got me for my birthday,
 think it's going to become a favorite of mine
I've also used some gorgeous new "pins" 
which I'd seen over at Bev's blog and they are gorgeous when covered in frantage.

I'd like to enter the following:
Deep Ocean Challenge ~ Flowers & Fantasy DT call
I hope you can join in with us this week.

Don't forget we have a DT call, 
pop over and take a look HERE

I'll be back tomorrow with some news to share
Thanks for popping by

Thursday 11 April 2013

Pretty in Pink

Hi, It's time for a new challenge over at
and it's.....

Long-term followers of my blog will know that once upon a time
 I would have flinched at the idea of pink,
but slowly it has crept in and it has been used a lot more often LOL

We have two great sponsors this week

Hope you can join us

Dt Call at MDUC

Hi, hope you are all well,
Just popping on to let you know there's a DT call
over at MDUC.

I've only been with them a short while,
But they are all so very lovely.
So if you're interested pop over and look at the details HERE

Back in a bit with my Marvelous Magnolia card


Tuesday 9 April 2013

Edwin with Big Daffodil

Good evening,
I have an Edwin card to share tonight.

Edwin with BIG Daffodil
Thanks for looking,

Sunday 7 April 2013

LOTV Release

Happy Sunday,
Just a quick reminder to let you know the new LOTV release
will be available online from midnight tonight

 Enjoy the rest of your day

Saturday 6 April 2013

My demo day & A creative Romance

Evening everyone,
Just popping on to tell you how much I enjoyed my Sir Stampalot demo, 
It was lovely to see so many like-minded crafters. ~ Thank you for coming, 
I hope they enjoyed their day too.

Also there's going to be new challenge blog coming soon.
Pop over here to take a look and becoma a follower so you don't niss anything.

Thanks for looking

Friday 5 April 2013

Demo at Sir Stampalot

Hi everyone.
Just popping on to say I'm doing a demo at Sir Stampalot tomorrow,
This will be my first, but hopefully not my last, demo for them.
If you're in the area please pop in and say hello.

Address info can be found here

Tuesday 2 April 2013

LOTV ~ Bluebells & Primulas

Happy Tuesday,
Hope you all had a lovely weekend.

Not long now until LOTV's new release.
I'm sure you'll agree that you'll agree this release has something for everyone.

This one is aptly called 

This will be available in the shop from the 6th and online from the 8th

I have also used, LOTV ~ For You Circular Sentiments
Raspberry Road ~ Farm Chic 2

Thanks for looking
Big Hugz