Tuesday 30 June 2009

Second post (The Next Level)

I made this card using the sketch over at the Next Level. I used a old magnolia as they are so great to work with.I used copics a flower punch, gem brad, K& Co papers, gems and a magnolia sentiment. I also did a little paper piecingon the hair band and dress. Well thank for stopping by, enjoy the rest of your day.

Whiff of Joy Anniversary Blog Hop and GDT Call

I made this card to enter into the Whiff of Joy Anniversary Celebration Blog hop and GDT Call, The blog hop starts on the 25 of July. To participate look here and join in the fun.
I used this lovely sketch from Katerina and used some K&Co papers and this lovely WOJ stamp from the new summer set some buttons and a sentiment.Here is the sketch thanks for stopping by.

Monday 29 June 2009

One card Combo

Hello to another week and I did enjoy my weekend as it was hot and lovely, hope you did enjoy yours. I made this card for two challenges. Friday Sketchers have a lovely sketch and I love the pastal colour challenge over at Colour Create.And yes I used another old magnolia stamp I love them. I added some flowers and pearl brad and a mixture of pretty papers.
Thanks for stopping by.

Friday 26 June 2009

Just Magnolia Challenge

Where have the week gone? its friday and here comes the weekend, sorry I have not posted within the last few days. I have been trying to sort out my shift with my manager for when I return to work in September.I went with a pink theme on this card for the Just Magnolia Challenge, added a bit of flowers and a little embellishment cord, I used a old magnolia stamp as well.

Well thanks for stopping by.

Tuesday 23 June 2009

A Wedding Card

I had to order some of the New WOJ wedding stamps to have ago they are super and I manage to make a wedding gate card today which I am entering in the challenge at A Spoon Full of Sugar.
This card came out better than I thought, I did used some Anita Stickers and some fine border peel offs to make it look elegant (lol).
I went all floral with baby blue, pink and yellow, there are also a lot of butterfly around the Bride and the gate, well hope you like it.

Thanks for stopping by.

Monday 22 June 2009


Create4fun is celebrating there 10,000 hit with a wapper candy which is a circut machine, hope on over there and participate.
Who knows you could be the lucky winner.

Sunday 21 June 2009

Project Sunday

It is sunday where have the weekend gone?. Thanks alot for all those who took part in my blog candy and welcome to all my new followers, I hope we will have lots of fun.Now I saw this box in my blog hope and I fell in love with it, so I made two it is so easy all made using the scor-pal and one piece of cardstock.Well here is my take on it, I do think it looks better in real life but I am working on my photography skills.Enjoy whats left of the weekend and thanks for stopping by.

Saturday 20 June 2009


Those two weeks really went quickly didn't?. I would like to thanks all those who participated and became my follower, don't worry if you did not win this time round there will be other chances. Now for the candy winner.

The winner of my first blog candy chosen by is:

Here are the random numbers:




Congratulations hon!! Please e-mail me your address (if you click on my profile in the side bar my e-mail address is there) so I can put your goodies in the post.
Thanks for stopping by.

Friday 19 June 2009

Card Combo

Well its friday we are almost at the end of the week. I have made this card to be entered in the Just Magnolia Challenge #10 that is to make a Summer card and so I tried my best.This sketch was taken from the Friday sketchers and I try to follow it as close as I can, now I used an old Tilda and coloured her in with copics, use some K&Co as usual, I have also used some flower soft on her hat, hope she dont mind (lol).

Well enjoy your weekend and see tomorrow at the same place.


Well finally I mange to post my blog candy. I just wanted to say thank you for visiting my blog and I am happy for receiving 2755 hits. So here is a little something to show my appreciation its not much but its something and will add more to it before the draw date.

What you will win:

6x6 K & Co single sided Amy Butler Pad

6x6 K & Co single sided Designer Paper Pad

4 Brilliance Dew Drop ink pads (Cosmic Copper, Galaxy Gold, Lightning Black and Crimson Copper.

4 Rolls of Anita's ribbons measuring 1.5 metre per reel

12 spacer

1 pack of Dovecraft Brads (100 pieces)

2 sheet of floral stickers (not included in photo)

All you need to do is link my candy on your blog and leave a comment here when you have done so, become a follower(if you are not already) for a chance to be entered twice. This candy runs until the Friday 19/6 the winner will be announced on the 20th. I will post worldwide and is open to everyone.

If you don't have a blog, still leave your comment and e-mail me and I will add your name to the list. This post will remain on top.

Thursday 18 June 2009

Just Magnolia first (Monthly Challenge)

I have made this custom box for the first Just Magnolia Monthly Challenge. I went with a red and black theme and stamp this lovely magnolia image, coloured her in red and black.
I have also used some flowers and leaves as embellishment, I used a fiskars lace punch as border around the box and I am excited about this monogram stamp as it is one of the first I made...yes very happy indeed.
Well thanks for stopping bye, enjoy the rest of your day.

Wednesday 17 June 2009

Happy Birthday

I made this card for two challenges the first is WOJ Challenge #35 and Megastamper Sketch # 36 which is just lovely. I hasve used this lovely little stamp from woj and went floral again. I used some glitter for the wings and cake, I did some paper piecing as that is the challenge over at WOJ.
I have also used ribbons, flowers, brads a leaf punch, a butterfly spacer, K&Co papers and some Anita sentiments.Well Thanks for stopping by, have a great day.

Tuesday 16 June 2009

A Spoonful of Sugar Challenge

Well the it is very hot outside and Kemi and I will be strolling to the park later, as the park is at the bottom of my road. I made this card for A Spoonful of Sugar using a sugar nellie stamp and some S.E.I papers.I went dark floral, a bit fussy but not too much, I did not finish the inside so did not take any pictures.
Well enjoy the rest of your day and have fun crafting, thanks for stopping by.

Sunday 14 June 2009

OCC Challenge "Border Punch"

Well its sunday the weekend is almost over, the sun is out and life is good. I am posting a box today and I did use a fiskars lace punch for the project. I saw this on a few bog and Jackie had a link on how to make it so I had to have ago.

Here is my verison of it, I went purple again the stamp a used is a large fone wedding stamp I purchase from QVC last year.I also use some large and small fowers, copic's, chipboard for the top and bottom and some art institute ultra fine glitter can't have a wedding picture without lots of glitter, I have used also a staple brush and brilliance purple ink around the bride.

Inside I made a pocket and made a tag to go along with it. I have also use some Anna Griffin wedding rub-ons

Saturday 13 June 2009

The sweet Stop Challenge #8

I have found a new challenge to participate in called The Sweet Stop and I love the sketch very simple and I shall be using it again.

I have used this lovely magnolia stamp, some K&Co papers, nesties circle and scallop dies, Anita's saying both inside and out...I have gone simple no floral embellishment this time round.
I followed the sketch through to the inside and I stamped in the centre of the circle a flower in memento rich cocoa, so that the flowers look faded in the back grown and then stamp the sentiment in black.

Well have a nice weekend and thanks fot stopping by.


Just a reminder that the WOF New Stamp set release date is 14 June, I will be getting mine so hop over there and get yours. Katherina is also given away two lovely blog candy which includes those lovely stamps.

Friday 12 June 2009

Card Combo

Now I have combined this card with 3 challenges, the first is The Just Magnolia Challenge which is paper piecing, the next is Friday sketchers the sketch is just nice and simple.

The other one is Cute Card Thursday is to have a Quotation on your card. I went with a floral pink and red with a little blue and I used this lovely old Magnolia stamp, stamped her on plain card and coloured her face, hands, stockings and inner blouse with copics then I stamp her again on decorative paper to get the dress and bow on her head. I also follow the sketch through to the inside, I have curled two corners of the smaller paper and I have included one of my own personal sentiment and as I look back on it now there is a spelling error "the" should have been a "that"
I have also used on this card a cuttlebug embossing folder, nesties circle plane and large scalloped octagons, coredination card and did a bit of sanding, gems, ribbon and flowers.
I also used Anna Griffin and K&Co paper and MS punch. Thanks for stopping by.

Thursday 11 June 2009


This card was made for The Fresh Batch Challenge, I used a different stamp this time, I have some forever friends stamps and this is the second time I am using them, will use them more in future. Now I use as always K&Co papers, ribbon, a little chipboard heart and an Anita sentiment stamp.Well hope you like it and Thanks for stopping by.

Wednesday 10 June 2009


Hi everyone, I am posting late again. I want to thank everyone who have joined in my blog candy so far. Back to the card I have made this card with the ribbon frame technique again from The Next Level and I have also made my own paper flowers from the smallest scallop nestability die.

I went with a suttle floral colours and a bit of blue that was not too bright and well it seems to work. I used one of the woj new stamp set and will keep waiting for the other stamps to be release on the 14th June.
I started the inside of the card but did not finish but here is a closer look at the flowers.Thanks for stopping by.

Tuesday 9 June 2009

Just for you

Now as promised I am posting this card for two challenges the first is The Next Level you have to follow their lovely tutorial on making a ribbon frame which is great and I am sure you will see that technique on my cards again. Then the next challenge is the sketch at Stamp with Fun another wonderful challenge.

I have used this lovely image from the new WOJ stamp set and I can't wait to get some of the other new stamps coming out on June 14. I used copics for colouring, buttons, leaf punch, K&Co papers, ribbon and two small heart chipboard embellishment.
Here is a look at the inside I kinda left off some of the layers as it would make the card too heavy.
Well hope you like my take on the sketch, Thanks for stopping by.
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