Saturday, April 30, 2011

Penny Black Saturday #149 ~ Milestones....

Morning! Time for a new challenge over at Penny Black Saturday :)
This week's challenge is 'Milestones'.....
This can be interpreted in sooo many ways, baby's 1st birthday, Christening, congratulations on passing your driving test/exams etc, Big Birthdays.....which is what I chose as the lovely Pauline from the DT is celebrating a special birthday very soon :)
If you pop over to the blog you will see lots of gorgeous cards for Pauline :)

I have used this wonderful stamp from Penny Black called 'Grass Cake'!!
Such a fabulous image and fun to colour too :)
I have coloured the image with promarkers and prismas and used some bright papers and some lace to match.

This weeks prize for one lucky winner is a 15% lifetime discount voucher from PB Stamps......a real treasure trove of all thing Penny Black!!

I am entering my card into the following challenges -
Sketch & Stash #60 - Free Choice sketch....I have used Sketch 7!
Penny Black Inc's Bold & Bright Challenge :)

Thanks for looking......have a great weekend :)

Thursday, April 28, 2011

'April Showers'....

A pretty 'April Showers' card today!!
Although we have not seen any April showers here in Scotland!! The weather is glorious again today :)

I have used one of the newer LORi Boyd Designs images called 'Ella's Umbrella' available {HERE}
I love umbrella images, I just purchased the new Gorjuss girl with umbrella too!!
I have coloured the image with promarkers and prismas and the papers are K & Co.

I have used the fabulous sketch #105 over at Sweet Stop Sketches for the layout, I have rotated it.....
and I would also like to enter the following challenges ~
Allsorts #100 - April Showers
Charisma Cardz #17  - April Showers/May flowers

Thanks for looking xx

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Colourful Oscar....

Afternoon from a lovely sunny Scotland :)
I have a Squiggle Stamps card to share today.....I have definitely been inspired by the lovely weather and I have created a bright, bold card featuring the cute 'Oscar with Frame'.

I have coloured the image with promarkers and prismas.....adding faux stitching with a white gel pen around the matting :)
The stamp is very versatile as you can stamp any greeting in the little handy for all occasions!
To finish I have added my favourite embellishment for 'boy' cards......buttons!!

I am entering my card into the 'Colourful' challenge #46 over at Pear Tree Designs.

Thanks for looking xx

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Penny Black Saturday #148 ~ 'Happily Ever After'...

A new challenge today over at Penny Black Saturday :)
Inspired by the Royal Wedding the challenge is.....
'Happily Ever After'....create a wedding/love/anniversary card etc.

I have used this cute kissing hedgie couple from Penny Black and coloured the image with promarkers :)
The 'love you' sentiment is a SRM sticker and I have doodled dots around my image to match the sticker!
There are some fabulous ribbons to be won this week from Fantastic Ribbons for one lucky winner and do check out all the LOVEly cards made by the DT {HERE} :)

I am entering my card into the following challenges -
Simon Says Stamps - Emboss It!!
I Love Promarkers #62 - Anything Goes....

Looking forward to seeing all your 'Royal Wedding' inspired cards :)

Thanks for looking xx

Thursday, April 21, 2011

By LORi Designs Challenge #14 ~ BLDC14...

A pretty pastel colour combo challenge this week over at the By LORi Designs Challenge blog :)
Perfect for spring......I dont often use pastel colours and struggled to find some co-ordinating papers until I found these gorgeous papers which were a freebie with a magazine....I think they are from Craftwork Cards :)
Here are this week's colours ~
I have coloured the image with promarkers and prismas and added some flowers also from Craftwork Cards.
 I have used the fab sketch from CES Challenges
and I would also like to enter the
Spots & Stripes Challenge at PapertakeWeekly! 
Cute Card Thursday's Challenge #161 - No Text

You can check out all the DT cards {HERE} and find all LORi's digi images {HERE}
There are cute digi images to be won for taking part :)

Thanks for looking xx

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Still Here!!

Just a quick Hello! to let you know I'm still here :) I have had a very hectic couple of weeks with the work going on in the kitchen.....we are halfway there....still need flooring and tiling and decorating.....but I have managed to make a card today for the new colour challenge starting on Thursday over at LORi Boyd Challenges so I will be back :)
LORi has just released some new images this last week too......available {HERE}
Love the little chef girl :)

Back soon!!

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Penny Black Saturday #146 ~ Say it with Flowers....

Morning! Time for a new challenge over at Penny Black Saturday :)
I really enjoyed making my card for this week's challenge.....
'Say it with Flowers'...

I used one of my favourite Penny Black teddies and coloured with promarkers and prismas in sunny colours. I have embossed the white layer with a butterfly embossing folder and the best wishes along the bottom is a sticker from SRM.

There is a fabulous $20 voucher for one lucky winner this week from 1-2-3 Stitch!

The DT have made some gorgeous floral designs this week....check them all out {HERE}
Looking forward to seeing your creations too :)

I am entering my card into the 'Anything Goes' challenge over at PaperTakeWeekly :)

Have a great's forecast a good one here in Scotland :)  and thanks for looking xx

Thursday, April 7, 2011

By LORi Designs Challenge #12 ~ BLDC12....

I'm still here!! Sorry for the long absence but we have lots of joiners/plumbers/electricians here at the moment in preparation for our new kitchen/flooring etc. being installed next week after the BIG flood last Christmas!!
It has taken soooo long for the insurance/quotes etc. but we are on the home straight now.....I cant wait!!!! We have'nt had a kitchen for 5 weeks now and the microwave meals lost their appeal after week 1 :)

Anyway onto my card for this week's pretty colour combo challenge #12 from By LORI Designs....
love the pinks with the grey :)
I have coloured sweet Baby Addy with promarkers in shades of pink and grey and used a fab spotty paper I found in my stash :) Finishing with lots of small retro pink flowers with pearl centres :)

You can see all the gorgeous DT cards {HERE} for inspiration and dont forget there are fab digi images from By LORi Designs to be won!!!

I WILL be back at the weekend with my card for Penny Black Saturday :)

Thanks for looking xx

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Penny Black Saturday #145 ~ Sketch by Domi....

A fabulous sketch challenge today at Penny Black Saturday :)
The lovely Domi has created this sketch for us to follow....I do love a good sketch! Always a good starting point to get your mojo going :)

I have used Betsy Bluebell from PB for my card and coloured her in bright colours to match the papers with promarkers and prismas.

There are 2 fabulous prizes to win this week......
Hibiscus 3876J

and from the Ribbon Girl.....
this wonderful Cream & White kit :)

We would love to see all your creations using the's amazing how different how different everyones cards look using the same sketch :)

Thanks for looking xx

Friday, April 1, 2011

By LORi Designs Challenge #11 - BLDC11....

There's a new challenge up over at By LORi Designs and it's a fabulous colour combo this week as always :)
It's Team A's week to showcase the colours but I wanted to use the cute Landon PuddleJumper image and the colours are perfect for him :) So I had to join in!!
I have coloured the image with promarkers and prismas and embossed the bottom mat with a plaid embossing folder.....finishing with buttons, I love buttons on 'boy' cards!!
Do check out all the fabulous cards Team A have made for your inspiration over at the challenge blog {HERE}......dont forget you can win some of LORi's fab digis :)

I am entering my card into 'Stamp Somethings' April DIGI Day Challenge....

Thanks for looking xx