23 May 2017

Have A Hoppy Day!

I've deleted all my usual chatter because of what has happened 50 miles away from us....my heart goes out to everyone involved xx

Its time for me to share my latest 'Try Stampin' on Tuesday creation with you. Don't forget the sketch is a must the theme is optional. You will find the sketch here, or at the end of my post!
This fortnights optional theme, which I think I have covered in buckets, is......

PRETTY AS A PICTURE

I've had this cute bunny for a while now & decided he fitted the theme perfectly!



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Cutie Pie- cute, ribbon & rubber
Creative Craft Cottage- include an animal
Sparkles Forum- four or more legs
Pile it On- animals
Deep Ocean- furry/feathered friends

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Tulip Bunny' by Little Claire's
Derwent Coloursoft Pencils
Sansodor
Bunny- brown black, brown, pale brown, white & blush pink
Heart- deep red & red
Plant pot- white, royal purple, bright lilac & pale lavender
Tulips- pimento, rose & bright pink
Leaves- dark green & light green
Ground- black, mid grey & dove grey

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Bird Song' by First Edition
'green' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'white' card from the black & white stack by Papermania
Neenah Desert Storm 'kraft' card from Crafters Companion
'Have A Hoppy Day' sentiment from the Woodland Rabbits set by Dawn Bibby

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Crafty Purple Frog
Sizzix Bigshot
'Olivia' Classiques ribbon threader die by Die'sire (used part of)
'circle' die cut from the Doily set by Nellie Snellon MFD020
'ticket' die cut by X-cut 657569  (faux layer)
'triple butterfly' punch by Tonic
All stamps, stamped using 'onyx black' Versafine from Crafty Purple Frog
'C6 deckled edge white card blank' from Crafty Purple Frog


Thank you for stopping by today, don't forget the sketch is a must & the theme is optional. Can't wait to see what you create...
Hugs xx

20 May 2017

How Long.........???

Hello, good morning & welcome to my small part of the world. Thank you for stopping by today. I really do appreciate it.  
Today's creation, is using one of Bloobel's fabulous images. I think you probably know by now I love joining in with the odd progressive challenge over on Facebook. Well this image is for 
Bloobel's Facebook challenge. I would never in a million years have used this image, that's what I love about these progressive challenges......they take you so far outta your box, its fab!

Anyhoos enough of that, I have used this fabulous image, injunction with this fortnights sketch from 'My Time To Craft'  you will find the sketch here, or at the end of my post!



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Bloobel- progressive challenge
Crafty Catz- more than 2 layers
Dragons Lair- fashion action

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Bored at Work' by Bloobel
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Derwent Coloursoft Pencils words in brown
Skin- blush, pale brown, ginger & blush pink
Eyes- tan, pale brown, brown, black & steel grey
Hair- ice grey 1. black & mid grey
Shirt- dove grey
Tie- cerise. red & bright pink
Jacket- midnight blue, black, gold & bright orange
Desk- burnt sienna, black & brown

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Falling Leaves' by First Edition
'brown & pink' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'How Long Until I Retire???' computer generated

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Crafty Purple Frog
Sizzix Bigshot
'circle' die cut by X-cut 503416 (faux layer)
Diamond Press
'question mark ?' from the Alphabet die cut set by Creative Dies
'5" square white card blank' from Crafty Purple Frog


Have fun with our fabulous sketch, thank you to Jo for making it for me
Hugs xx

19 May 2017

I Love Shopping!

I can't believe its that time again, already! What is going on with time its kinda flying by!!!
Its nearly the end of May already, doesn't seem like long since our Danni was home for Christmas. Thankfully she is home again in just over a month, for a whole month....I for one can't wait, gonna snuggle her so much. Poor kid lol

Anyhoos, as I said, its that time again when I share my latest creation with you for 
'If I Give A Crafter A Cookie' we have a fabulous cookie image for you to take inspiration from this fortnight. You can find that here, or at the end of my post!



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Aud Sentiments- ATG with sentiment
Crafty Sentiments- pastel colours

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Lady With Shopping' by Wild Rose Studio (really old)
Promarkers/Flexmarkers- words
Spectrum Noir Pencils- numbers
Skin- blush, 09 & 08
Hair- champagne, 95 & 86
Dress & hat- pastel blue & 66
Flower- yellow. pink mittens & 29
Ribbons- peony, 79 & 78
Jewellery- amethyst & 79
Shopping bags- soft lime, 43, tea green, 114 & 112
Handbag- pink mittens, 29 & lavender
Ground- ice grey 1, 2 & 3

Papers & Embellishments
DP- LOTV 'Bonnets & Bowties by Nitwits
'purple' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'white' card from the  12 x 12 black & white stack by Papermania
sentiment a magazine freebie

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Crafty Purple Frog
Sizzix Bigshot
'rectangles #3'  die cuts by Nellie Snellon MFD048
small 'corner rounder' punch by X-cut
Image stamped using 'tuxedo black' Memento ink from Crafty Purple Frog
Sentiment stamped using 'onyx black' Versafine from Crafty Purple Frog
'C6 white card blank'  from Crafty Purple Frog 


Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fabulous creations the DT have made using this fortnights 'cookie' ....
Hugs xx

17 May 2017

Roses Are Red......

This fortnight over at Inspiration Destination we have some great cards to share with you. I just loved making my card for this challenge. I thought I had a trellis die cut, but after much searching by myself & hubby we came up empty handed.
Other than Nige saying he never knew how many I had (oops)! He suggested I use my lattice plate to create my trellis! Nice idea hun thank you xx

As always the theme is....

ANYTHING GOES



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crafty Cardmakers- add a sentiment
Crafting With Dragonflies- lots of flowers

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Avery with Rose' by Paper Nest Dolls
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Derwent Coloursoft Pencils words in brown
Skin- blush, ginger & blush pink
Hair- putty, brown black & brown
Hair clip- tea green & grey green
Hair bobbles- eggnog & lemon yellow
Dress- tea green, grey green, eggnog & lemon yellow
Shoes- tea green & grey green
Rose- lipstick red. petrel grey & pimento, forest green, dark green & mid green

Papers & Embellishments
'red, green & blue' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'white' card from the black & white stack by Papermania
'white' card for colouring from Staples

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Crafty Purple Frog
Sizzix Bigshot
'Just Because' sentiment die cut by Die'sire
flowers from the 'Spring border' die cut by Tattered Lace
'grass' die cut by Marianne D LR0360
'basic lattice' Shapeabilities die cut plate by Spellbinders
'C6 deckled edge white card blank' from Crafty Purple Frog

Thank you for stopping by today, don't forget you have a fortnight to enter & the theme is ATG!!
Hugs xx

11 May 2017

Starz the Unicorn

It's time for me to share with you one of this months fabulous new releases from Digital Delights. They are all just WOW! Make sure you check them out here!

As soon as I saw Starz I fell in love with him! I spent ages deciding on how best to show him off. In the end I decided to keep my card as CAS as I could.



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Card Mania- life is colourful
Paradise of Stamps- for someone special (mom)
Sparkles- favourite colour combo (pink & blue)

 Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Starz the Unicorn' by Digital Delights
Promarkers/Flexmarkers- words 
Spectrum Noir Pencils- numbers
Starz- glacier blue, 65, 63, arctic blue, 66, 64, pale blossom, 38, 37, 29, putty, 87, pineapple crush, 17, pastel green, 63, starfish, 17, soft peach & 17
Tim Holtz distress inks
Sky- salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Cupcake Party' by DecoTime
'blue & green' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'white' card from the 12 x 12 black & white stack by Papermania
'Make a Wish' sentiment from the Birthday Set by Digital Delights
'crystal clear' Sparkle glitter pen by Spectrum Noir  

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Crafty Purple Frog
Sizzix Bigshot
'grass' die cut by Marianne D LR0360
'cloud' die cut (use as a stencil) by Joy Crafts 6002/0199
'stitched rectangles' Thinlit die cuts by Sizzix
'5" square white card blank' from Crafty Purple Frog

Thank you for stopping by today, don't forget to pop over & check out what fabulous creations the DT have made with this months new release.
Hugs xx