Saturday, 17 September 2016

THANK YOU PENGUIN

Morning everyone. Another quick blog today to share another Christmas card, one of many I have been making. This time is it a Thank You card.




Cardstock ~ The Range
Paper – Papermania
Image & Sentiment ~ Digistamp Boutique “Thank You Penguin” coloured with Promarkers
Dies ~ MFT
Buttons ~ The Range


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-



I Love Promarkers #317 ~ Spots and/or stripes


Digistamp Boutique ~ September Competition


Thanks for taking the time to stop by and enjoy the rest of your day.....





Friday, 16 September 2016

CHRISTMAS CARDS FINISHED - TICK

Morning, so here is my second card of the day. I've been busy making Christmas cards (not my favourite card to make) and I think I need a break from seeing red and green colours.



Cardstock ~ The Range
Paper – Papermania
Image ~ Digistamp Boutique “Fun Santa Set” coloured with Promarkers
Sentiment ~ Clearly Besotted
Dies ~ MFT
Button ~ Papermania


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-

Creative Inspirations #257 ~ AG

I Love Promarkers #317 ~ Spots and/or Stripes


Digistamp Boutique ~ September Competition  



Thanks for taking the time to stop by and enjoy the rest of your day.....




AUTUMN - MY FAVOURITE TIME OF THE YEAR

Morning everyone. Waiting for the longed for rain and cooler temperatures which have not appeared here in Colchester yet. As the weather was supposed to be bad I had already planned to spend today catching up on my blog and have a play with some new craft purchases. So here is my first card today......




Cardstock ~ The Range
Paper – Teresa Collins Urban Market
Image & Sentiment ~ Digistamp Boutique “Alvin Squirrel Set” coloured with Promarkers
Dies ~ Mama Elephant & MFT
Sequins ~ The Range


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-



Passion for Promarkers #363 ~ Favourite Colour Combo ~ “autumn colours”

Digistamp Boutique ~ September Competition




Thanks for taking the time to stop by and enjoy the rest of your day.....











Friday, 2 September 2016

MALE BIRTHDAY

Afternoon everyone. Back this week (must try and find the time to blog more often) with a birthday card for my dad. I love this image from Digi Stamp Boutique, it's fun and I have used it a lot.




Cardstock ~ The Range
Paper – My Favourite Things ~ “Country Fair Plaid”
Digi Image ~ Digi Stamp Boutique ~ “Alf Cooling Off”, coloured with Promarkers
Dies – My Favourite Things
Enamel Shapes ~ from my stash


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-



Digi Stamp Boutique ~ September Customer Competition


Passion for Promarkers ~ #361 ~ Make us Smile


I Love Promarkers ~ #316 ~ Use A Die Cut


Thanks for taking the time to stop by and enjoy the rest of your day.....

















Friday, 26 August 2016

WHAT TO DO WHEN IT IS JUST A FEW DEGREES TOO HOT!!

Afternoon everyone. What do you do when it is just a couple of degrees too hot!! Shut yourself in a cool room (if you can find one), get out your Christmas craft stash (a present from my mum for cat sitting) and start making Christmas cards in the hope that it makes you feel a little less hot and bothered. So here is my first Christmas card of this year and yep I'm still boiling.......




Cardstock ~ from my stash 
Paper – Papermania Capsule Collection ~ Spots and Stripes
Reindeer ~ created from Creative Dies “Cute Creatures Die”, Marianne Creatable & MFT
Eyes – The Range
Bow ~ Papermania Capsule Collection ~ Spots and Stripes
Sentiment ~ Clearly Besotted ~ All Occasion Sentiments


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-


Creative Inspirations #256 ~ Christmas In August


As You Like It ~ Favourite Shaped Card & Why (I prefer square shaped card as I think they create more sketch opportunities and I also like the effect of a nice and tidy square card!)



Thanks for taking the time to stop by and enjoy the rest of your day.....







Friday, 12 August 2016

DAHLIA BLOSSOMS

Afternoon everyone. Back again this morning with another card using a new stamp. I love this time of the year in the garden and will shortly be heading out there to enjoy the lovely warm sunshine today. So here is my card for today.......



Cardstock ~ from my stash
Stamp Set ~ Altenew ~ “Dahlia Blossoms
Inks ~ Versa Magic Dew Drops ~ Tea Leaves, Hint of Pesto, Mango Madness & Punpkin Spice
Sentiment ~ Computer Generated
Sequins ~ Little Things from Lucy's Cards ~ “Ruby Grapefruit


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-


Creative Inspirations #255 ~ Seaside, Sunshine, Summer Holidays


As You Like It ~ Favourite Flower & Why (Dahlia as I love the vibrant colours and amazing petal shapes)



Thanks for taking the time to stop by and enjoy the rest of your day.....





Wednesday, 10 August 2016

BACK FROM A BREAK

Afternoon everyone. Back blogging again after a short break to take some time out for holidays and other things that family life brings. So to my card for today and I am using a new stamp set from Newton's Nook.



Paper ~ Pink Petticoat (sadly closed now)
Cardstock ~ from my stash
Stamp Set ~ Newton's Nook “Made from Scratch”, coloured with Promarkers
Twine ~ from my stash
Dies ~ MFT & Clearly Besotted


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-


Passion for Promarkers #358 ~ Hip to be Square


As You Like It ~ Favourite Papers & Why (although not used for this card my favourite papers are My Favourite Things especially spots and stripes)


Seven Hills Craft ~ August Theme Challenge ~ Geometry



Thanks for taking the time to stop by and enjoy the rest of your day.....