Tuesday, 28 October 2008

Dawn has Blog Candy

My great pal Dawn has blog candy to give away to celebrate her 20 000th hit - amazing isn't it. :) :) Pop over and say Hi to her and check out her blog - she is one talented crafter and such a lovely person too. :) :)
To enter into her candy draw - you have to take a piccy of you in your craft room and if you have a furry friend then try and include it too...I think this is a fab, fun idea and very wiling to play along. :)

Here I am with my Molly kitty sitting in the craft side of my room. :) :)


Also update of my ATC's that went AWOL - they arrived back through my letter box this morning - safe and sound..:) So will try posting them again to see if they can reach their destination. :) :)

Monday, 27 October 2008

Some ATC's

that I have made for the 'Favourite Flower Swap' over at PCJ. I did post them last week but the host doesn't seem to have had them delivered yet..Grrrrrrr, I think I did put my return addy on the envelope - so hopefully they will get delivered back here.

Sunday, 26 October 2008

Good Morning..

to all my lovely readers. ;) :) Just popping on to put this funky new banner on of Papercraft Junkies The site has just added a new blog section to their site. It is filled with all kinds of everything...tips, freebies, tutorials, downloads, reviews, sketchs etc. It really is a brillaint addition to the site. Whats more you can always pop back there whenever you need any inspiration - it is always at hand. :) :) Pop on over and check it all out - promise you won't be disappointed. :) :)


Also some really great news to share with you all....... This Thursday Challenge Blog contacted me and asked if I would like to be a guest designer....now how could I refuse such a fabby offer..indeed I am very honoured to have been asked. :) :) :) So watch out for my contribution coming soon. :) :) :)

Hope you are all having a fabby weekend. :)

Wednesday, 22 October 2008

A beautiful award from

my new blogging pal Heather We have just become regulars to each others blogs..pop over and check her blog out. :) :)

Now I have to give this blog to six lovely bloggers - what a hard choice, but here goes...


Tuesday, 21 October 2008

Sketch Saturday

I am on a roll today...yet another card and am waiting for some ATC's to dry aswell. :) :)

This is my first card I have made using the great Sketch Saturday Pop along over there to see their fab sketch. :) :)

I have used my Downloadable Elephant and Mouse image from my Birthday Fun Set available from Crafty Templates - HERE I really love this image and of course it is so easy to resize to you own needs - large or small, cards, ATC, Scrapbooking etc. ;) :)

I have used Kay & Co papers, bit of bling and pretty flowers. :)

Thanks for looking. :)

Tag your it challenge and BG challenge

I have made a tag for Tag it Challenge - you had to use pink, green and brown. :) For the BG Challenge you had to use stitching real or faux. :) So I made the tag to the requirements and added the tag to BG card - so two in one really. :) :)

The photo of the tag is not brilliant - because I used a rub-on.

Now here is the BG challenge card with the tag on..:) :) I have used BG papers from the Sultry Range. :)

Thanks for looking..:) :)

Monday, 20 October 2008

Maxine has Blog Candy

My lovely friend Maxine has some yummy blog candy up for grabs - this is to celebrate her 1000th hits...yeaa congrats to Maxine...pop on over and check out her great blog. :) :)

PB Saturday Challenge

The PB saturday challenge is to make an ATC...haven't made one in ages..so here is my take on it. The lovely image was very kindly sent to me by my blogging pal Fe

Thanks for looking. :)

Monday, 13 October 2008

Secret crafter saturday challenge

Their challenge this week is a sketch, set my lovely blogging pal Sue ....you can find them HERE

Here is my take on their sketch challenge. :)

I have use another Christmas Ted again..sorry but I love him, lol, lol.

Thanks for looking :)

Sunday, 12 October 2008

Bring me a christmas tree and....tag your it challenge

Here is another Christmas Ted card from my digital downloads here I used the kaleidoscope embossing powder over the whole image again ;) And cut bottom section of BP around the trees and layered it so it looks like Ted is walking behind the trees. ;) :)


My other piece to show today is a Tag for Tag Your It challenge this is what the lovely Dawn wrote....
The air is crisp, the mornings are laden with dew, the leaves are turning and falling and the nights are drawing in .... we'd like you to celebrate the wonderful season of Autumn. Use its glorious colours, create a fabulous leaf shape tag inspired by Dawn or simply use the word autumn and its variants! Upload to your blog then leave us a comment here so we can all admire your creations :)

Thanks for looking.. :) :)

Saturday, 11 October 2008

Christmas Ted

Just finished making another card using my Christmas Ted Digi Downloads available from Crafty Templates

You can't really tell from this picture - but I have used Kaliedoscope embossing powder over the whole circular image - this gives it a beautiful glistening effect. ;) Also used CB folders, coloursoft pencils gel pens, bazzil card, Dovecraft brads and a bit of shabby princess christmas tree paper. ;)

Hope you likey. Have a fabby weekend. :)

Friday, 10 October 2008

Crafty Templates Design Cards :)

The latest Craftytemplates goodies kits are available to order now, this kit is packed with yummy festive goodies and could be used for all sorts of projects, not just cards. The templates that compliment the kit will be sent out by Leo real soon too.
Here is a pic of the goodies.... isn't it just gorgeous, you'll beable to make some beautiful creations with this big kit. :) :)

Here are my cards I have made with part of the kit...
This Penguin one - just love this template..:) I just added gooogly eyes and a wee bit of fiber around his tummy. The stamp is custom made by the lovely Leo herself - isn't it fabulous and you can't buy this one in the shops, it is a great size too. :)

Here is my second card.... the template card and letters are fabulous and so easy to use. :)

Here is my third card....Gingerbread house and again the template is so easy to use and build up the layers. :)

And for my last card...I decided I like the penguin sooo much I just had to use it again..but this time I used the template twice and also combined them with the cute flags to make this card...

Thanks for looking. :)

Wednesday, 8 October 2008

Digital Downloads.....

I have been working hard and to show you all, lol I have finished two different sets of downloads available from Crafty Templates - Colour-in Range...HERE

The first set is Christmas Ted and it includes Ted and other Christmas themed images - 7 in total. I really enjoyed drawing these images. Here is a card I have made using one of the images. ;)

Now the second set of images are of Catkins and they include 8 images and are a mixture of Christmas images and general images These are really fun images and I think you will enjoy the. :) :) See them here

Here is a card I have made using 'puss in boots'

Thanks for looking and hope you likey. :) :)

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

Spiral Whisper Sketch Challenge

is ready now for all the Spiral fans. You can find the sketch on their blog

I have made two cards for this sketch. :) My mojo certainly is taking a downturn these days - is it the weather??,lol, lol.

Here is the first one - I have used two of my border stamps from my Flower Borders set of stamps, if you fancy a peek you will find them here. :) I used a white Sakura pen for colouring the horizontal border and glitter gel pens for the frame. The frame is acutally a line of flowers but as you can see they are versatile enough to make into a frame. ;) It is a simple but effective card I think. :)

Here is the second one - I have used my trusty Seemore for this card, lol - I just love him. :) No backing paper to speak of really - I used the swirl CB embossing folder, a wee strip of backing paper with nice red ribbon over. Used Coloursoft pencils and gel pens to colour. Oooh yes, early forgot, lol I used another one of my borders to frame Seemore - this border is from my Swirl Border set of stamps. :) Here

Thanks for looking and please join in on the fun with Spiral Whisper. :) :)

Thursday, 2 October 2008

Blog Candy over at...

my lovely friend Emma's blog HERE Pop on over to see her fabby work and good causes - she is one talented lady and it my pleasure to know her.:)