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Tuesday, 9 October 2012


You could be in for a treat if you pop on over to Jacquis' blog
She has some beautiful stamps up for grabs...
What you waiting for x  

Tuesday, 4 September 2012


Flower Fairies card with charm bracelet
I have used the wonderful Flower fairy Marigold decoupage for this image.

 On the other side of the card, is a little dome cutout with a lovely charm bracelet.

Close up of the bracelet.

I have entered this into the

Friday, 8 June 2012


Good morning bloggers, two posts in two days!
I have a lot of  items in my "To be altered box" and I decided to have a play this morning.
After playing I am now ready to tackle another one, lol .. bug has got me again.

Altered keepsake box using Core'dinations, Bell Rose (heartfelt creations), Meadow cottage bears die cut topper and flowers from my stash.

Inside of the keepsake box.
I am entering this into
Moving along with the times -: Anything but a card.  $10.00 voucher from Stitchy bear stamps.
Crafters Companion -: Time to embellish! £30.00 voucher from Crafters Companion
Try it on Tuesday-: Anything goes. To go into a draw for Tim Holtz Distress inks.

Why not play along... so much fun x

Wednesday, 6 June 2012


This is my entry for the Crafters Companions challenge this month, which is embellish!

I have use the Meadow Cottage bears from Crafters Companion by Christine Haworth.
I think I have embellished this card as much as it would take. And I have to say I have had fun doing so.
So pop on over to take part!

Friday, 4 May 2012

Flower Fairies Card.

Flower Fairies card using Crafters Companions, backing papers, toppers.

Still my all time favourites of the Crafters Companions Cd. Always go back to even after all the beautiful Cd's they bring us.

I have entered this into the
Crafters Companion challenge - Here comes Summer

Tuesday, 17 April 2012


Commissioned  sisters 65th Birthday card.

This a Commissioned card for a lady at last weeks carboot I went to.
I hope she likes it.

Thursday, 29 March 2012


This is one of the images I adore from the paintbox poppets range.
I have coloured with spectrum noirs, and used the Kraft-core nostalgic range for the card stock.
Simple but I think lovely for a little nephew .

Wednesday, 28 March 2012


Well here I am showing my first time I have coloured one of the images,
I am not a good colourer at all, and always try, but seem to fail!
But here is it..

I have now lightened the background as I though it looked to dark.
I am now going to try and do a card to put this onto.
I have to say, I am pleased for the first time I have not had anyone over me telling me how to colour.
Of course it's not perfect by any means.. but to me .. it's wonderful;.

I know I will look back at this in a years time and wonder why on earth I liked this so much , lol

Wednesday, 21 March 2012


Hello strangers!
Been a while since I was on here. Well I have no way of taking pictures at the moment,
 ( I have found a way, nab sons phone!)
Well here is my first ever card with the beautiful Crafters Companions Paintbox poppets.
I am so in love with this lovely set, it even over takes the wonderful Flower Fairies.. I know , shock horror as I just adore them.
Maybe I might be able to get some more taken while he is around....

Happy crafting ladies xx

Saturday, 17 March 2012


Good evening all, missed me, lol

Been a while since I have blogged, due to not been able to post pictures at the moment.
But just had to tell you about the new launch from Crafters companion.
Yes more Beatrix potter is coming our way!
And to top it all off, this collection is up for grabs!
To be in a chance of winning this wonderful set.
Pop on over to Crafters companions blog... and get a hopping!

Tuesday, 22 November 2011


Just started to make some more "The snowman candles". And thought I would share.
I still have to "pretty" them up etc. But I have to say, love doing candles at the moment!
The theme on the Crafters companions challenge is  LET IT SNOW!
so what perfect way to join!

Monday, 21 November 2011

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Tuesday, 11 October 2011


 This is an 8x8" card, that folds out.
I have used the wonderful image from the Fairyopolis CD ( still my all time favourite CD of Crafters Companion).
The papers are from the Fairyopolis 12x12 papers. which I think I have to get again ( nearly gone!)

Front of the card closed.
You cannot see to well the wonderful gems that run down the MS punch.
The card fully opened.

Close up of the image.
I have glittered the Faerie with stickles. Well you cannot have a faerie without a little sparkle!

And I have used the little sample you get on the sheet you print out,to show you how it should look.

I am entering this card into the Crafters Companions challenge -: Pink and Green.
I am also entering this into the Secret Crafter challenge -: Anything goes as long as it sparkles

Sunday, 9 October 2011


Now would you love to win this little lot?
If so pop on over to the Crafters Companion blog hop to be in for the chance!

Friday, 7 October 2011


Yesterday was the first craft day I have had for over 8 months... bad hey!
So I set myself a challenge, to make the 12 rocker cards off the snowman CD from Crafters Companion (walking in the air).
As you see i finished them.. 
I know the picture is bad, light here is awful at the moment.
I think these will stand out at the charity event in November I am doing!

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

A snowman Christmas card

Another little offering from me.
I am so in love with this Snowman kit. So simple to make up, yet so many other ways to use it.
I have used Crafters Companions, Snowman cardmaking kit, All in the family Teal blue core'dinations card stock.


 I made these for a charity event to go with Nappy Cakes my Daughters Friend went to.
I have used Forever friends backing papers and the Glitter Girls toppers.

I really liked how these turned out. As it was a mad rush to get them done, so I needed a simple but pretty design.
Hope you like!


 I made these cards a few weeks ago now but never had a chance to upload them.

Just simple Birth cards I made for a charity stall I had.
I did do a boy birth card, but that was sold before I took a picture of it.

Thursday, 29 September 2011


It's been a long time since I crafted, but just had to play with the new Crafters Companions new snowman collection.
Yes, It's simple, come on been a long time now!
I have used the wonderful Snowman box set for this.. Just love the beautiful card faces, what a brilliant idea. And one of the decoupaged images.
I then glittered the punches snowflakes  with Diamond dust, although they do not really show up!
I hope to get a little more creative soon, lol
I am also entering this into the Crafters Companion  Christmas wishes challenge

Wednesday, 21 September 2011


A huge candy from Marianne's Craftroom ...
Go and check it out ..
Also , do look at the beautiful cards she makes.. they are stunning!

Tuesday, 9 August 2011


Sheena Douglass has a new set of stamps and DVD coming out on Friday as the pick of the week!
Now to go with her new launch, she has a wonderful candy up for grabs .. the set!!!
So pop on over to Sheena's blog, and see how to enter!

Wednesday, 27 July 2011


Another beautiful stamp from crafters Companion. This is the second set in the Humphrey's corner selection which will be released on friday.
I have used the papers from the CD ( just so many wonderful designs to choose from.. takes me forever to pick one to use.
As you can see I have made a mess up on this one, the ears should be pink ( I have now sorted this out) ... I was wondering why they were so small!
Oh well we all do it ( or maybe not!)
Thank you for popping on to have a nose ....

Tuesday, 26 July 2011


Two new stamp sets to be released on the 29th July.
But you can pop on over to Crafters companions news blog  to find out how you can be in the chance to win these and if thats not enough, some beautiful neenah card too!
So go on , you know you want too!

Monday, 25 July 2011

Birthday card for a Daddy!

I have made this card for the Crafters Companions challenge , One for the boys. 
I have used the new Humphrey's stamp collection, which I was lucky enough to win.

Full card

Close up of the lovely image.

This just has to be my all time favourite image at the moment.
I found a wonderful poem to match the image.

Which reads,

Walk a little slower, Dad
Cos I am only small.
I’m following in your footsteps,
And I don’t want to fall.

Someday when I’m all grown up.
You’re what I want to be;
Then I will have a little child,
Who’ll want to follow me.

And I would want to lead just right,
And know that I was true;
So, walk a little slower, Dad,
For I must follow you.

Which I think is a beautiful and very apt to the image.
Now I hope I don't get told off for this ... as they have not shown these yet!!!

I am also entering this one into the papertake challenge, Getting Cute.

Saturday, 2 July 2011


OK I am probably the last one to play around with this CD, but I finally had the chance the past two nights, yes, two nights it has taken,lol
I love it when a card turns out far better than you were thinking, or imagined to look.

The main image.

 I have really enjoyed making this card, it's very simple, but beautiful ( well I think anyways)!

The inside of the card.

I just really cannot praise the backing papers enough on this CD. They are just stunning. 
And as you can see , this is my favourite, as I have used it everywhere! 

The back of the card.

 I thought sometimes the back always lets us down, plain boring, so I chopped ( OMG) one of the toppers into four, and used them like a snap shot of the main image.

The lined envelopbox.

Oh look , more of this backing paper! 

And the front of the box!
And the other part of the four ( yes i have only used two) for the front of the box.

Thank you so much for taking the time to look... Just had to add this card, as I love it!
Now I don't say that about many of my cards!

Thursday, 30 June 2011


This is for a males 21st birthday.
It is a card I have done for an order I just hope she likes!
I have used SU! papers, Tim Holtz distress inks and dies for this card. I also shrunk the dies to make little embellishments. Think these are so cute. Maybe not the right word for a mans card.. lol

I am so sorry I have not been blogging much, I am just up to my neck at the moment, trying to juggle life, grand kids and a little ( very little) crafting in between.
Thank you to all of you that have taken the time to nose around my blog x

Friday, 17 June 2011


Butterfly Tag

So sorry this is not a fantastic picture, I am finding it hard to get a good picture ( think the glitter is bouncing back at me) ..
I have used the cuttlebug dies and embossing folders for the butterfly's. Which I inked with distress inks -: Stormy sky and Spun sugar. The Dragonfly was just a simple peal off inked int he same colours.
The background I inked in Stormy sky and Forest moss ( just loving these colours) . And I stamped with Swirl  from Creative Expressions.
And just added some bling , and a lot of Crafters Companions spray and sparkle!

I am entering this into

Wednesday, 15 June 2011


I set myself a challenge with this one too, I wanted to use mainly papers , why i do not know, just wanted too.
So I have used the Fairyopolis 12x12 papers for this card, and for the main Butterfly image.
The decoupage is also from the Fairyopolis as too is the small butterfly in the oval.

I have inked around the edges of the card with Victorian velvet distress ink, which I have to say works beautiful with this colour purple. 

Friday, 10 June 2011


They have got a fantastic new release on Tuesday (14th) on Ideal world.

New CD from Crafters Companion
And to celebrate they have got a competition running  on the Crafters Companion blog.
Pop on over and see the stamp plate too!
And join in to try and win this beautiful set!
Good luck all.

Wednesday, 8 June 2011


 I have been playing around with this card for days.
I have made this card for two reasons.
1) For my Grandchildrens Dad whos Birthday it is on Sunday ( why is it harder to make cards for some one you know?)
2) To  try and get my hands of the next chapter of Humphrey... More info here on the Crafters Companions Blog

Front of the 8x8 card.
I am so loving the CD, I think I have spent more time looking than playing. Just so much on it , I just do not know where to print first.
I love the little metal tag on this .. which reads" Life is Measured in moments". Such a perfect sentiment I think.

I have mixed things up on this card, Using parts of Decoupage and parts of the Card Companions on the Cd as well as the beautiful papers.

Inside the card.
I have used all crafters Companions items, except for the TH distress inks.. even got to add a little sparkle.. Man or not Man will get away from it, lol

Saturday, 21 May 2011


 He has arrived, Ok I have not got him yet, but a wonderful freebie from the Crafters Companion site!
So after begging all the DT to give up their stash, We got a little from Sara instead, lol

The 8X8 card

Close up of the beautiful decoupage
I just love this image. How sweet. And at the bottom it reads , "Daddy's little girl". How beautiful.
Not long now ladies, and he will be hitting our TV screens,and I will be BUY> BUY.
 I believe this is going to out do Popcorn the bear , and Flower Fairies. Although I have to say , I love the FF