Saturday, January 29, 2011

Penny Black Saturday #136 - Sketch...

We have a sketch to follow by DT Pauline this week over at Penny Black Saturday :)
I do love a good sketch and this one is fabulous...thanks Pauline x
I have used the adorable Mimi with Cupcake for my card and decided to layer up the cupcake a couple of times to add more dimension.
The image is coloured with promarkers and all the papers are by DCWV.

We are sponsored this week by the wonderful PB aladdin's cave of all things Penny Black!!! and they are offering a 15% lifetime discount voucher to one lucky winner :)

I am entering my card into the Cupcake Craft Challenge #126 - Food for Thought
Passion for Promarkers 'Let it Shine' challenge...I have used lots of gems, sparkly ribbon and glitter paper :)

Thanks for looking and I look forward to seeing what you all create with the sketch x

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Christmas Catch Up!!

I am playing catch-up already in my 'Christmas Card' a week challenge :)
It's Week 4 now so I have 2 cards to share today!
Two very different cards....

For this very 'pink' card I have used a cute digi image called 'Snowflake Daisy' from Squiggle Stamps....
I have coloured the image with shades of pink promarkers and the papers are
 Rose-Tinted Christmas from DCWV.

I am entering this card into the following -
Winter Wonderland - Pink & Purple...
Sketch Saturday #139 - fab sketch
Fab n Funky #57 - Delight in your Digi...

For my 2nd card I have kept it very simple :) My good blog friend Tammi sent me some of these adorable Hanglar Christmas much fun to colour :)

I am entering this card into -
Lovely Hanglar Only #16 - Anything Goes....

Well that's me caught up for now!!

Thanks for looking xx

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Hedgie Love :)

Could'nt resist colouring in this little cutie today :)
I do LOVE the Penny Black hedgehogs!!
With Valentines Day coming up...I thought I'd make a card for my hubby!
I have coloured the image with promarkers and the paper was a freebie from a magazine....
I am entering the following challenges with my card ~
Penny Black at Allsorts January Challenge - 'All you need is Love'
Allsorts #87 - Card for a Male/Boy
The Sweet Stop #92 - Fab Sketch ...
A Spoonfull of Sugar #136 - Valentine
Simply Create's Mood Board Challenge...check out the details in my sidebar :)
Thanks for looking xx

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Penny Black Saturday #135 - January Sales....

My card for this week's challenge from Penny Black Saturday :)
'January Sales'....use your bargains on your cards!
I have used a sweet PB teddy image for my card and my bargains are the embossing folders I have used....I love embossing folders and I bought 5 new sets in the mega Sizzix sale over the New Year, they were reduced so much I just could'nt resist!!!
I have coloured the adorable bear with promarkers and I used no dp's as I wanted to show the embossing clearly.....finished with some cute polka flowers and gems and a craftworks sentiment.
We are sponsored this week by 'Fantastic Ribbons'...
and the lucky winner will win 4 rolls of ribbon :)

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges -
Truly Scrumptious #49 - Colour Challenge...Brown, Pink & Green
Fab n Funky Challenge #56 - Animal Magic
Teddy Stampers #28  - Anything Goes...

I am going on a little jaunt today to one of my local fabulous craft shops, Simply Create in Alford who are officially opening today in a new location and the wonderful Kath ~ whom I'm sure you all know well :) is demoing with Hero Arts. It will be great to meet up IRL with Kath and hopefully some other crafty blog friends...if we are all there at the same time!!

Thanks for looking xx

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Hippie Chick...

A sunny Sugar Nellie card today :)
I coloured in this image last week and only got round to making it into a card today!
I have coloured 'Hippie Chick' in shades of yellow/orange promarkers and the dp is a sheet from the Papermania Capsule collection.
I have followed Kiki's fab sketch #51 over at the Sugar Bowl...
and I am also entering it into....
I love Promarkers #49 - KISS challenge..(keep it sweet & simple)

Just a quick post today as I have a poorly boy at man flu :)

Thanks for looking xx

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

True Love...

A card to share today using one of the new additions to the fabulous 'Lilliputs' range at Squiggle Stamps :)
I love this cute couple :) I'm imagining them having their 1st dance on their wedding day!!
I have used a pretty pink/green/ivory colour combo and the papers are Basic Grey.
There are a lot of 'love' themed challenges this week so I am entering my card into the following challenges ~
Sketch Saturday #138 - Fab sketch...
Pear Tree Designs #32 - Free for All...
Cupcake Craft Challenges #125 - Weddings...
Passion for Promarkers #83   - All you need is love...
Thanks for looking xx

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Penny Black Saturday #134 - Card Buffet.....

A little something different for this week's challenge from Penny Black Saturday....
A 'Card Buffet'...

I really enjoyed making my card for this 'pick & mix' challenge!
I have made another Christmas card!! I stamped this gorgeous Penny Black festive teddy I managed to get in the sales before Christmas and coloured the image with promarkers and the papers are Doodlebug again!!
I am also entering my card into Snoflakes Christmas Challenge over on the Docrafts forum
& Winter Wonderland's 'Paws for Thought' challenge :)
I went for patterned paper, ribbon, 3 buttons and twine :)

We are sponsored this week by Penny Black.....
 and here are the 2 fabulous stamps up for grabs this week :)

Well that's all for now :) I have not managed to get much crafting done this I hope to get crafty over the weekend and I'll be back to share my creations with you soon :)

Thanks for looking xx

Monday, January 10, 2011

Forever Friends Christmas....

I know what you're thinking....Christmas already!!!! Well I have joined in with a fab challenge over on the Docrafts site to make a Christmas card a week for the whole year in a bid to have enough handmade cards at Christmas for all my crafty friends and family.
So this is the card I made for Week 1!!
I have used a gorgeous FF stamp I bought in the Glitterpot sale and some old Doodlebug Christmas papers....and I am entering the following challenges with my card :)
Sketch & Stash #52 - new stamp, neglected papers!
I love Promarkers #47 - Recycle...I have recycled the ribbon which was wrapped around a Christmas pressie....
Teddy Stampers #27 - Celebrations
Winter Wonderland  - Let's Go Dotty...
CES Challenge #18 - All creatures great & small
Cupcake Craft Challenge #124 - Something new FF stamp :)

It's Week 2 already so I will have another Christmas card to share soon!!

Thanks for looking xx

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Penny Black Saturday #133 - New Beginnings...

Time for the 1st challenge of 2011 from Penny Black Saturday :)
'New Beginnings'
A great challenge for the New Year and there's bumper prizes to be won this week too!!!

I have used a sweet little Penny Black stamp called 'Basket Case'....the image is small and so is the card!!
I have used blossom nesties to make the card base, layering up with embossed and patterned papers, the cute teddy is 3-d as well to create more dimension...I have finished with 3 wee heart gems.
I am entering my card into the 'New Beginnings' challenge @ Simon Says Stamps
PaperTakeWeekly's Anything Goes challenge too :)

Do check out the Penny Black Saturday blog to see all the gorgeous DT cards and check out this week's wonderful prizes....we have a new sponsor on board too :)
I hope you will all join us :) Looking forward to seeing your creations x

Thanks for looking xx

Friday, January 7, 2011

Birthday Rock!!

A card to share today which I made for my son's birthday....he's 9 today!! Cannot believe how time flies!
This fab Sugar Nellie image was perfect for his card as his main present is a junior electric guitar and amp!! I just need to invest in some earphones :)
I have coloured the image with promarkers and the papers are mix from my scrapbox.
I have followed Marlene's wonderful sketch #50 over at the Sugar Bowl and inc. the optional extra of embossing.
The Sugar Bowl is celebrating their 2nd birthday and there are 2 fab prizes to be won!!

Well that's all for today.. I have a jelly and cake to make for his birthday tea tonight :)
I'll be back tomorrow with the 1st Penny Black Saturday challenge of 2011 x

Thanks for looking xx

Monday, January 3, 2011

Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year everyone :)
My 1st post of 2011!
I cant believe it's so long since I last posted or even crafted!! It has been a hectic couple of weeks!
We had a lovely Christmas away with family but unfortunately came back to a bit of a disaster! A BIG water leak from a burst pipe and quite a lot of damage but nothing that cant be fixed so not so bad :)

So I have quite a few cards to make to say huge thanks to all the neighbours and friends who have helped us out in the here is my 1st one :)
I have used a cute Hanglar image from a bloggy friend :) and a new Papermania Kraft card blank I treated myself to before Christmas.
I managed to have a quick hop round all the challenges so I am entering my card into the following....

Truly Scrumptious #47 - Sketch..
Allsorts #84  - Thank You...
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge #115 - Buttons & Bows, I have used button brads - hope this is OK.
Lovely Hanglar Only #15 - Recipe - 3 flowers, 2 brads and 1 ribbon...I have 1 paper flower and 2 brad flowers, 2 button brads and ribbon :)

Hope to back soon with more cards!!

Thanks for looking xx