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Saturday 31 August 2013

MDUC ~ Lovely Lace

Hi, It's time for another great challenge at MDUC
and this weeks theme is set by the lovey Sara
and she want you to use some . . . 


 I have used LOTV sentiment tags & postcard background
I hope you can join us.


Friday 30 August 2013

A Creative Romance ~ CAS

Yay, It's Friday,
and it's time for another challenge over at A Creative Romance
We have 2 fab new teamies, so make sure you pop over and give them a huge welcome.

Right down to business, this week we'd like to see . . .

Clean & Simple

and I'm sure you all know me well enough now, 
and I don't find this style simple at all. so please be kind hehehe!

 I have used:

Thanks for stopping by

Thursday 29 August 2013

Christmas Magic

Good Morning,
Just a quick share today.

Here's another of my cards that made it onto C&C 

The papers are Raspberry Road

Don't forget LOTV are on C&C today at 12.00 & 4.00pm
hope you get a chance to see it.
Wishing our fabulous Dawny loads of luck

Thanks for popping by

Thursday 22 August 2013

Festive Sing Song

Good morning, Hope you are all well.
I can't believe how this quick this holiday is flying by.

Thank you for stopping by, LOTV have another fab hop, 
and there's some gorgeous inspiration along the way. 

This is the second set of their 2013 Christmas collection and there are 20 stamps including some of your favourite characters and also a few more traditional designs,
So something for everyone!

The stamps will be available to buy on the website from midday on Sunday August 25th (UK time)

You have a couple of days to join in, we will let you know on Saturday 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 new Christmas stamps...
that’s 20 rubber stamps, one each of all the newest designs

 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;
Here’s my card.
I have used the very cute ...

I have also used:
Christmas Grungy Messages, Background Notes & 8x8 Beach Bliss Paper Pad

You should be visiting  the lovely Gretha next, and if you get lost you can always go 
back to the beginning and pick it up from there
Don’t forget to stop by the Ideas to Inspire blog on Saturday evening when you can find out who the lucky winner is of that great prize
Enjoy the hop…    and good luck!

Tuesday 20 August 2013


Just popping on to share one of
 the other "quick" cards I made for the Die'sire DT
Thanks for looking

Saturday 17 August 2013

MDUC ~ Photo Inspration

Hi, hope you are all enjoying the weekend,

This week at MDUC, Kylie has picked the challenge & 
she has given us a gorgeous picture for inspiration.
I chosen the colours for my inspiration
Blue & Copper
As always, A HUGE thank you for popping by.

Hope you find time to join us this week

Wednesday 14 August 2013

Let It Snow

Happy Wednesday.
I have a quick card to share today,
I was chuffed to bits when my "box of Cards" got shown on Create & Craft.

Here's one of the real simple cards,
I admit, this is not my usual style, but I really love this card &
this may be one that I do a few repeats for Christmas.

I cut 3 of the trees, embossed them all and layered them up and machine stitched them onto the card.
Simple but effective.

I have used Raspberry Road ~ Naughty or Nice Papers

Thanks for your lovely comments
Enjoy the rest of your day

Tuesday 13 August 2013

LOTV Sneak Peek ~ James, Christmas Tree & an update on Daisy

Good Morning,
 Thank you for your lovely comments about my new DT position yesterday,
I'm so happy that my cards got shown on create & Craft.
  I have some more to show you through the week.

I have an LOTV sneak peek to share today.
As always the new stamps are all just so sweet.

Today the DT are starting to share some sneaky peeks
 leading up to the launch of the second part of our 2013 Christmas collection on August 25th

There are 20 gorgeous stamps and it’s a mixture of cute characters and traditional images
We have some more Jack, Patch and Puss 
who you loved when we introduced them earlier this year  
 …and we’re also welcoming back our very popular James the Bear!

I have used the adorable. . . 
James with Christmas Tree.
 I have also used :
Thank You so much for popping by,
and make sure you visit the rest of the girl's blog

Just a quick update on Daisy.
She seems a fair bit happier than when we first got her,
but she's still extremely nervous.
Most of the time she allows us to stroke her head (although she's very wary)
and she occasionally still hisses at me, lol

Here's some pics of her taking it out on her new scratching post

and one more, showing us how pretty she is


Monday 12 August 2013

Some Exciting news.

Hi, hope you are all enjoying the cooler weather we have been having.
I, for one, prefer it to the recent heatwave.

Recently I was asked by Leann Chivers from Crafter's Companion
if I would like to join their Die'sire DT
of course I jumped at the chance, but saddly something had to give,
so I'm saying goodbye to Noor DT & Dieing for a Sketch Challenge blog.
I'd just like to say a huge thank you to Jolanda & Dunja.

I have made a few Christmas card sample using the 

I must admit I found it a bit daunting at first not using an image,
Because these samples "may" appear on Create & Craft over the next 4 days
I needed to showcase the dies & folders.
But once I got in the swing of thing's I think 
I found a way to use them, whilst still sticking to my own style.

Thanks for looking,
I'll be back very soon with a sneak peek for LOTV


Saturday 3 August 2013

MDUC DT ~ Distressing & A new addition to our house.

Hello, hope you are all well, 
This week at MDUC it is my choice of theme, 
and I've stuck with an all time favourite . . .

All my products are available at Sir Stampalot

Today we picked up a new addition ,
Daisy, a 2 year old female marbled Bengal,
She's very shy & it will take a bit of patience before she feels at home.
We got her from a specialised breeder,
but because she had no surviving litters, she has taken early retirement.
Fletch doesn't quite know what to make of her, so we need to introduce them slowly.
We let him have a quick look and he was shaking from head to toe, bless him.

I'll pop some more pictures on as she becomes a little more adjusted.

Thanks for popping by

Friday 2 August 2013

A Creative Romance ~ Beach Babes

Good morning,
Crikey I really do hope it's cooler today.

I have my DT card for A Creative Romance today,
and the theme is . . . 

I made this card whilst demoing at Sir Stampalot last weekend,
Isn't Tilda adorable ! 

I do hope you can join us this fortnight.