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Thursday 27 June 2013

3 days left!!!

Good Evening 
Just popping on to let you know that
there's just 3 days left to join in our 
Pop over to the Inspiration blog for more details
Big hugz

Tuesday 25 June 2013

LOTV Sneek Peak ~ Birds & Blossoms

Hope you are all enjoying a bit of the evening sun.

I have an LOTV Sneak Peek to share tonight.
The new stamps will be out on July 6th at the shop
 and July 8th on the website so not long to wait.

This sweet image is called 

Birds & Blossoms
 I have also used:

Thanks for popping by,
make sure you nip over to the inspiration blog,
 to see what my teamies have come up with.


Saturday 22 June 2013

MDUC ~ Sepia

Good Evening,
I hope you are all well.
We've just got back from a fab week in Somerset.

This week at MDUC We'd like to see  . . .

Please be kind as this was my 4th attempt at colouring LOL
 I have also used some of the latest clear stamp sets from LOTV
Background bits ~ Old Romance & Tags ~ Madame
and one of the older sets ~ Simply Sophisticated

I hope you'll have a go at taking part this week
Thanks for stopping by


Monday 17 June 2013

Rosie with cake

Good morning,
I hope you are having a good week.

I thought I'd share one of the older LOTV images today.
This is . . . 

Thanks for stopping by.

Monday 10 June 2013

LOTV ~ Pretty Vintage Blog Hop & A new teamie

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 Pretty Vintage stamps

There are 26 new clear stamp sets and it’s a fabulous mix of 
backgrounds, sentiments, quotes, tags and more...
They keep up perfectly with the current trend for all things vintage and grungy whilst still retaining a bit of the feminine charm that you’ve come to expect from Lili of the Valley!

The stamps will be available to buy on the website from midnight 
(12am) on Wednesday 12th June (UK time) 

The LOTV design team are all joining in and you may have noticed a new name on the list
We’re all thrilled to welcome our new teamie  
 ...it’s the very fabulous Mary J!
You just need to ‘hop’ from one blog to another following the links and leave a comment on each card, 
we know that these stamps are a little bit different so hopefully we can 
give you lots of ideas and inspiration along the way for using the new images

There is an amazing 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 Pretty Vintage stamps...
that’s 26 A5 sheets, one each of all the new designs, and it’s worth a massive £325
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 prize is hidden;

Here’s my creation
 I have use one of the new vintage background stamps
and one of the new quotes ~ I LOVE these !!!!
Don’t forget to stop by the Ideas to Inspire blog tomorrow evening when you can find out who the lucky winner is of this fantastic prize

Enjoy the hop…    
and good luck!

Saturday 8 June 2013

MDUC ~ Thank You and a few Sneak Peeks tucked in.

Only me,
Back again to share another card.
This week at MDUC we want to say a big . . .
 I have added a few of the new LOTV background stamps & 
one of the gorgeous new circular sentiments.
for the tag I have used Vintage Sentiments ~ Just to Say

Pop over to see what my gorgeous teamies have made
I hope you can join us this week

I'd like to enter :
Magnolia-Licious ~ Butterflies

GDT For Sketch Saturday

Welcome to the weekend,

Today I have the honour of being a LOTV guest designer for

I have kept my card fairly simple.
Here's the sketch
 I'll be back later today with my 
MDUC DT card.

Thanks for looking

Friday 7 June 2013

You're not gonna wanna miss this . . .

We’re having a Design Team blog hop on Monday with the full DT taking part so don’t miss it…
we’ve got some amazing ideas and inspiration for you using the new Pretty Vintage stamps, and I have exciting news …we have a fabulous new design team member to introduce to you!
As always there will be a hidden prize somewhere along the way …and this time that prize is HUGE …it’s a full set of the new stamps worth £325!!
Make sure you join in on Monday, 
you can start from any of the DT blogs or here on the ideas to Inspire blog

Help us spread the word by adding this to your own blog
 Thanks for stopping by,

please scroll down to see my Creative Romance DT card

A Creative Romance DT card ~ Anything Goes

Happy Friday to you all,
YAY, We finally here with our very first Creative Romance challenge.

And what a great challenge it is to get you all started.

We have some awesome Guests to help us get this show on the road.
So pop over to the blog to check out the blog to see their gorgeous work

Here's my card, using The Charleston from LOTV
I have used some of the gorgeous new Background stamps & Tags from LOTV
and for the label I have used one of the beautiful new Quotes
These will be available from the midnight on the 12th June

Our fantastic sponsor for this fortnight is

Can't wait to see what you do

Wednesday 5 June 2013

A Die For A Sketch and A Sneak Peek

Happy Wednesday.

I have a card to share today for . . . 

It's a bit different for me,
But I love the new sentiments from LOTV
They look perfect in place of an image!

Here's the sketch you need to follow,
and remember you must use a die somewhere on your project.

This week our sponsor is

Thanks for popping by
Hope you can find the time to join us.


Tuesday 4 June 2013

Competion News !!!!

WOW !!!
Take a look at this......

Also don't forget our monthly competition


Monday 3 June 2013

LOTV Monthly challenge

Good Evening,
I hope you had an awesome weekend.

Being as it's the 1st of the month it's time for a fab new challenge over at

All you need to do is. . .
Use a LOTV sentiment,
for more details pop over to the blog

I had a great day on Saturday at the LOTV summer open day,
It's always lovely to visit the GORGEOUS shop & meet up with the lovely ladies.
Thank you to all those who stopped by for a chat.

I finally got to meet my lovely blogging buddy Debbie
I have always admired her gorgeous cards,
She has such a unique, beautiful style.

Thanks for popping by,
I do have a few cards lined up to post later this week.