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Monday, 29 August 2011

Sketch n Stash Challenge #69 DT Card

Hello me lovelies

How are we all today??
Before i get on with today's posts i want to just sending out massive (((((((((((hugs))))))))))) to all that needs them....also to those who have survived the hurricane Irene & to those have lost loved ones from this awful storm!!
You are in my thoughts & prayers!!

Well its Monday again...I just can't believe how fast these weeks are going by & as its been a fortnight since the last challenge...yes its time for another Sketch n Stash Challenge & here's Julies fabbie Sketch you have to follow..
& we are sponsored by 
Prize - 5 images of your fab is that!!
now onto my take on Julies sketch...

(sorry for the photo's been a bit..yes but me & my camera have had a fallen out so its decided it wants to be a bit naughty & play up...don't worry i will be having a few words with it later!! )

Image - Kenny K's
Sentiment - Magazine freebie
Papers & card - Dovecraft back to basics Christmas, Red, green, white & black card (Stash)
Ink - Crafters Companion Spectrum Noirs 142, 133, 132, 5, 11, 14, 51, 43, 48, Cg 5,7&9
Tools - Stampin up Star punch (which made the flowers), Nesties labels 10, Xcut Lace trim border punch
Embellies - Green ribbon & pearls (stash)


Please visit my teamies blog to see their gorgeous creations & spread some love :D

Thanks for stopping by & for any comments you may leave!!

Saturday, 27 August 2011

Nutcrafters Sneak Peek #2

Hello me lovelies

How are we all today?
Hope the weather better today as where i am yesterday was ruddy miserable...all day long!!

Anyhoo today i have Nutcrafters Sneak Peek #2..which is fab for all ages of man & gorgeous too :D

By the way Nutcrafters have a some yummy sweet candy up for grabs so pop on over to the Nutcrafters blog to  leave a comment & link back to their blog...simples!!

Here's my card...


Image - Nutcrafters Autumn set
Sentiment - Dovecraft 'sent with love' & 'relatives'
Papers & card - Dovecraft Masculine, White card (stash)
Ink - Crafters Companion Spectrum Noirs 142, 133, 132, 92, 98, 183, 69, 24, 33, 35, 42, 100, 104, 5, 11, 14, Cg 1,5,7&9
Tools - Fine liner pen (faux stitching)


Don't forget to pop over to the Nutcrafters blog for the yummy sweet candy!!

Thanks for stopping y & for any comments you may leave!!

Thursday, 25 August 2011

Sweet Little Lacey

Hello me lovelies

How are we all today?
I had a nosey outside earlier and OMG...what a miserable day it is, cold & wet!!

I would just like to say a massive 'Thanks' to all who left lovely congrats messages for means so much to me and brightens my day up which i need at the moment with hubby been ill and don't know what causing it, he has had lots of tests & still have plenty more to its nice to smile among the stress :o)

Anyhoo i will get on with today's card which i have used one of Jacqui's digi's from her fabbie shop called 'The Poodles Digi Doodles' & the digi i have used is called 'Lacey' who i think is very sweet :o)

Here she is 


Image - The Poodles Digi Doodles 'Lacey'
Sentiment - LOTV 
Papers & card - Dovecraft back to basics, Purple card & white stamping card (stash)
Inks - Promarkers oatmeal, blush, ivory, cocktail pink, pastel pink, lilac, lavender, sandstone, tan, satin
Tools - Nesties scalloped & plain circles, Xcut doily dots border punch
Embellies - Prima pearls, Flowers & purple ribbon (stash)


Thanks for stopping by and reading my waffle & for leaving such lovely comments :D

Monday, 22 August 2011

Some exciting news :D

Hello me lovelies

How are we all today??
My 4 little scallywags are all in bed...well Jaykub is, the eldest is on his xbox and the middle 2 are watching a dvd in bed & hubby has his feet up relaxing so its really quiet & peaceful here, makes a change lol

Anyhoo I'll like to share some exciting news but wait just 2 more minutes please as i just want to ask a question...
Have you noticed anything different about my blog??
Go on go take a look....
Have you found it?
Give you a clue look at my profile!!
........ found it yes its lil 'ole me, 
gawd i hate having photo's been taken of me....but I thought it was about time i showed you a piccie of me, hopefully i didn't scare you!!

Right best not make you wait any longer but my exciting news is....
I received an email recently from Katie & Colette who are the Nutcrafter girls, anyhoo they have asked me to join their DT....woohoo thanks ever so much girls :D
I have been card making for some time now which i started of with decoupage & embossing...then one day i went to a craft fair which the girls was attending and they had released their Nutshell girls stamps so lil 'ole me bought them, never ever stamped before so this was a new step & oh my i never looked back and i think i have nearly every one of the Nutcrafters stamps....cant help it they are fab :D
so I feel really honoured to be asked by the girls as they know i really love their stamps, 
Katie & Colette and the rest of the DT...i would just like to say i am looking forward to working with you all & cant wait to see who else is joining the team :D

Now i have shared my exciting news with you have a 'Sneak peek' for you using one of the Nutcrafters 'due to be released' Autumn stamps...these are fantastic, here's my card showcasing one of their newbies

Image - Nutcrafters 'Autumn' set
Sentiment - Dovecraft 'Sent with love' & 'Relatives' stamp sets
Size - A5 scalloped half circle shape card
Papers & card - Dovecraft 'Sugar & spice' papers, White, brown, mustard & orange card (stash)
Inks - Crafters Companion Spectrum Noir pens 109, 137, 96, 91, 92, 24, 33, 35, 11,104, 100, Stampin up pumpkin pie & more mustard ink pads
Tools - Nesties scalloped & plain circles, Sizzix Swirl die, Marianne design Creatables flower die
Embellishments - Pearls (stash)


Thanks for stopping by and reading my waffle & for any comments you may leave!

Sunday, 21 August 2011

Nutcrafters Relaunch & a Design Team Call

Hello me lovelies

How are we all today?
*fingers crossed* its going to be a lovely day here...we will be soon going to my parents for our Sunday roast....mmmmm :o)
Anyhoo I'm really sorry for being missing this week but i really needed to take that time away for family reasons, i will hopefully be back to blogging again but not sure how often it will be & it will only be for a short while then it i will be back to a more regular posting!

Anyhoo this week i heard Nutcrafters are relaunching their blogs & releasing some gorgeous NEW stamps very soon...Woohoo!!
In the mean time the girls are going to tease you with sneak peeks of their 'due to be releashed' New Nutcrafters 'Autumn' stamps which will be available for you to get your crafty hands on from the 1st September....oooo go take a look as they are gorgeous...oh i already said they are gorgeous didn't i, oh well they are gorgeous & i aren't going to stop saying it either lol
While we are waiting for the relaunch of their fabbie blogs & their gorgeous (ooo said it again) new stamps to be released, the girls are having a DT call & this is what the girls have said

"  Would you like to join our new Design Team? If you have bags of enthusiasm, a creative flair and a love of our stamps, why not give it a go!

 We are looking for 2 new DT members.

To be in with a chance is easy, simply create a card or craft item using a Nutcrafters Design stamp or digi image and post a link here in the comments or email it to us.

Don't have any Nutcrafters images but still want to try? Don't worry, email us and we can send you a free digi stamp to use.

We hope you'll try and have a go, we'd love to see what you can do.
DT entry will close Saturday 3rd September, so our new team members will be with us in time for our relaunch. "

So go on Crafters if you would like to work with the very talented Nutcrafter girls & their fabbie DT..also using their gorgeous stamps here's your chance so go on get over there :D
Katie & Colette are relaunching the Nutcrafters blog on the 7th September with a new line up of activities & some new fresh faces to their DT 
then on the 14th September they are relaunching their new & improved challenge blog with their 1st challenge with great prizes & even a 'FREE' digi to get everyone fab is that!!

So in the mean time keep an eye on the Nutcrafters blog for 'sneak peeks' and for some blog candy giveaways too :D

Go on Crafters get yourselves over there!!

Monday, 15 August 2011

Sketch n Stash DT Challenge #68 Card

Hello me lovelies

How are we all this morning??
We're all OK here just a little bit tired after such a busy weekend...Saturday me & hubby took the little scallywags & my sis...oh and her little friend Molly too,  to Bridlington to go on the beach & to visit Sewerby Hall to look around their little Children's Zoo they eldest wasn't that impressed but then again he is 13 but the others loved it, specially the penguins but then again Jaykub is such a water baby as every bit of water Jaykub See's he wants to be playing in it lol
I'll upload a couple of photo's later!!

Right best stop waffling and get on with my Sketch n Stash DT card for you...Today our Sketch n Stash Challenge #68 started and all you have to do is follow this fabbie sketch by the lovely Sue...
We have a fantastic prize from
which is a £10 fab is that??

I followed the sketch and here's my take on it, hope its OK!!


Image - Greeting Farm 'Hugh'
Sentiment - Dovecraft 'Sent with love' & 'Numbers & letters' stamp sets
Size - 14.5cm x 14.5cm White card blank
Papers & card - Papermania 'for him' Colossal pack, White stamping card & mustard  coloured card (stash)
Inks - Promarkers coral, oatmeal, blush, ivory, black, cool grey 1,2,3,4&5, mustard, pastel yellow, denim blue, powder blue, gold
Tools - Stampin up Star punch, Cuttlebug 'Spots & dots' embossing folder

Right got lots to do today so i best pop off and get things done so i can play later :D
Thanks for looking and for any comments you may leave!!

Friday, 12 August 2011

Woohoo...Top 5 at Cupcake Inspirations :D

Hello me lovelies

How are well all??
Juts a quick post from lil 'ol me to tell you all that i got Top 5 at Cupcake Inspirations....Woohoo!!
Thanks ever so much Cupcake Sweeties *Mmwah*

I'm well over the moon & here's the card which made Top 5...

What a!!

Well that's all from me tonight as i wanted was to share my fabbie news..right going to pop off now as i want to get some commenting done :D

Thanks for looking and for any comments you may leave!!

Thursday, 11 August 2011

A quick & easy, simple Christmas card

Hello me lovelies

'Hello & Thanks' to my followers for following lil 'ol me *Mmwah*

How are we all today!!
Unfortunately i feel a bit unwell...i feel a bit dizzy, sicky & it feels like my belly is doing somersault's so overall i am feeling bbbllurrrghhh!!
Must be something going about as one of my little scallywags was like this a couple of days ago...luckly no sickness just feeling that way...sorry for being sooo yucky!!

Anyhoo i best change the subject so i will get on with todays card which is as the title says...a quick & easy, simple Christmas card and i arent joking when i say it is

Told you they are quick cards...they are fab as you can get lots made really quickly in one night :D


Sentiment - Nutcrafters Winter Buddy Stamp set 
Size - 14.5cm x 14.5cm White card blank
Papers & card - White & shiny card (stash), Blue glitter card (Range 6 A5 sheets for £1.49 from the kids art section)
Tools - Cuttlebug Cut & emboss bauble die set
Embellishments - Blue squin's, silver line peel off's & punched out bows


Thanks for looking and for any comments you may leave!!

Monday, 8 August 2011

Dad card for any occasion

Hello me lovelies

How are we all??
Sorry i haven't been around but been having problems with my Internet connections over the weekend, one minute it would let me on then the next it kicked me off and it was like this all weekend..i did manage to get some commenting done but not a great deal unfortunately because i had to keep the end i gave up as it was driving me nuts!!

Anyhoo I'll stop giving you ear ache & tell you all about the card..i made this card using a Papermania typography stamp, the one i used is 'Dad'...what great stamps these are & a bargain too, i paid £2 each and when i got them they were on 3 for 2...that's fab that is!!
Its just a quick & simple card, here it is so you can see for yourself.....


Stamps - Papermania typography 'Dad' stamp 
Size - 14.5cm x 14.5cm white card blank
Papers & card - Papercellar checks papers, Brown & white card (stash)
Inks - Promarkers  powder blue, duck egg, cocoa, cinnamon, Stampin up close to cocoa ink pad
Tools - Nesties labels 2 which was has faux stitching around the edge, Stampin up Star punch, Cuttlebug Dots & spots embossing folder
Embellishments - Blue & brown buttons (stash)


(old Star punch & New 'dad' stamp)

Thanks for looking & for any comments you may leave!!

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

A card made with my winnings...

Hello me lovelies

This is a scheduled post so *fingers crossed* it works for me!!

How are we all today??
Well i have a very busy day a head of me today..that's why this is a scheduled post so i will keep this short but sweet (well if i can!)
As the title says today's card is a card i made with my winnings as i had won Stamps R US blog hop & got a $15 Gift voucher for Whimsy fantastic is that!!
I got myself loads of digi frames design by Raindrop these frames are stunning and soooo worth the money :D
I need to apologise up front for the not so clear photo' the moment me & my camera aren't seeing eye to eye & fallen out with each other!!
So without me waffling's my card

Sentiment - Came with the frame
Papers & card - Back & white card (stash)
Inks - Promarker black, canary
Tools - Cuttlebug Swiss dots folder, Marianne Design Creatables flower die
Embellishments - Pearls coloured with black & canary promarkers


Thanks for looking and for any comments you may leave!!

Monday, 1 August 2011

DT card for Sketch N Stash challenge 67

Hello me lovelies

How are we all this morning??
Yes you did read the title right...a DT card for Sketch n Stash because lil 'ol me was asked by Sue to join her & the rest of the fabbie team on their fantastic is that???
Thanks ever so much ladies for having lil 'ol me & for the very warm welcome *Mmwah*

I best not waffle on to much & get on with telling you all about my DT card for SnS challenge's my card

Here's the sketch you have to follow provided by the lovely Jill :D

We have been sponsored by
Prize -$15 voucher

Size - 14.5cm x 14.5cm White card blank
Papers & card - Dovecraft , Brown & white stamping card (stash)
Inks - Promarkers oatmeal, blush, ivory, burnt sienna, cocoa, henna, terracotta, coral, cocktail pink, pastel pink, vanilla, sandstone, pastel beige, powder blue, denim blue, cool grey 1,3,4&5
Tools - Nesties scalloped & plain circles, Fiskars border punch, Marianne design Creatables flower


Please go take a peek at my teamies gorgeous creations & spread some love!!
Thanks for looking and for any comments you may leave!!

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