Sunday, 31 August 2008

Monkeying around..

At long last I have made a card, lol. It is just a quickie one though. :) I have used my Charlie Chimp stamp from my Safari Stamp Set ( from Spiral Whispers). I have use papers and embellis from the Naturific kit available from Crafty Templates.


Thanks for looking. :)

Award..:) :)

What a lovely award I have received from my good friend Dawn. :) :) Isn't it a fabulous award - I love it...thank you. :) :)



This award is given to those listed below for INSPIRING me with their ART and CREATIVITY! For that FRIENDS I just want to say THANK YOU!
Rules for the JAVABLU AWARD:
1. The winner can put the logo on their blog.
2. Link the person you received your award from.
3. Nominate at least 5 other blogs.
4.Before listing the nominees give a brief reason why you chose them
5. Put links of those blogs on yours.
6. Leave a message on the blogs you have nominated

Okay - how difficult is it to choose 5 people - but her goes...:)

Lea - Love her blog and has always kind words to day. :)
Marlou - she is a great friend, fabby blog and wonderful person. ;)
Joani - She is my inspiration - and not only in card making. :)
Emma - What a wonderful person, kind and sweet and great blog too. :)
Deb H - She does fantastic work and alsways so kind with her comments too. :)

Tuesday, 26 August 2008

Dawns fabby blog candy

Fabby blog candy over at my good friends Dawn's blog. She is an amazing sweet person and her work is fabulous, go check her blog out if you have never visited before. :) :)

Friday, 22 August 2008

Exploding Boxes

As you all are aware it has been my sis's 50th birthday and it is my mum's 80th on 23rd of this month. I have shown you their cards and I have also made them exploding boxes. :) :) I used Crafty Templates template which I adapted slightly to suit my needs..the templates are soo versatile. :)

Here is the one for my sis....
this is the base layer first.... before I stuck it all together :)
and here is the box and lid and the wee mini cake for the centre. :)


Here is the one for my Mum..:)

and here is it all put together with the wee cake and lid. :)


Thanks for looking..:)






Tuesday, 19 August 2008

Featured in...and..Goodbye to a dear friend..:)

One of my Debs Designs (digital download) cards have been featured in the latest Trimcraft Newsletter. :) :) :)It is a card I have shown on here before but am posting it up again to refresh your memory, lol, lol. The image that I have used on this card is from the 'Fun Time Birthday' range available from Crafty Templates...here. The card is in my project gallery over at Trimcraft and has instructions on how to make up this card...hope you likey... :) :) :)



Thank you to everyone who is supporting my and purchasing my designs. :) :) You are all wonderful people. :)
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As most of you know I am a dental nurse and my good friend was leaving our work because is moving away...:( So I have designed this card for her especailly. I drew the view of her side of the surgery (iykwim, lol)





Used DCWV paper, bling, pc generated text, right hand side text is actually copied from the Occupation Mug..hope you likey..:):)

Saturday, 16 August 2008

An Elephant never forgets...:) and more stamps coming out...

Here is a quick card I have made to say thank you to a good pal Deanne. ;) I have used my elephant stamp - Safari Set available from Spiral Whisper. It only took me about 15minutes to make, lol, but am happy with the results - I love this elephant, it is so versatile - and so do you by the way the sales are going - Thankyou..:) :)


I have used DCVW papers, stamped and embossed Nelli directly onto patterned paper and embossed, cut out and adhered to plain paper, added bloom and brad and ribbon, stamped sentiment.

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I have more stamps due for release in September and some of them are borders and arrows - perfect for cardmaking, scrapping, Atc's and altered art etc.....pop over to Spiral Whisper to check them out...:) :) Hope you like them.....I had brilliant fun drawing them. :)

Thanks for looking. :)

Blog Candy Thankyou :)

Thank you to everyone who joined in on my blog candy fun..:) You are all amazing and I was thrilled with the response. :) :)

Thursday, 14 August 2008

Summer Wedding

Here is a Wedding card I have made for a friend - my own drawing of course. :) :)



Thanks for looking. ;)

Tuesday, 12 August 2008

My mum's 80th Birthday

It is also my mum's 80th Birthday a few days after Joani's 50th. here is the card I have made for my mum :) :)


Close-up of candles


I have used real candles - pity is was't real champers,lol, lol. Have used Kay & Co paper, circle punch, wizard letter dies, bloom and nice brads aslo from Kay & Co.

Thanks for looking. :)

Monday, 11 August 2008

Ribbon Challenge - My sis is 50 ..... :)

over at This thursday challenge the challenge is all about Ribbons.. :) :)

Here is my take on their fabby challenge. I have altered this tin for my sister Joani's 50th birthday. ;) :) have used Kay & co papers, loadsa ribbons, chipboard flower, bling, chipboard letters and glitter...hopes she likes it. :)



Now to go inside this tin is of course her birthday book that I have also made. I have used a wide variety of things and mediums

The Front.
The Back




The Inside

Thanks for looking :) :)

Sunday, 10 August 2008

Thank you card for my Mum and DCM challenge

Two cards again to show, lol...I am on a roll. :):)
First card is a thank you card for my mum, I am going to visit her and always make her a card for having me stay. ;) :) I have used my stamp Cloudia and Sonny available from Spiral Whisper. I think it is such a cute image and thought it perfect for my mum's card. :) :)

I have used BG and Kay & co papers, faux stitching, bloom and punched flowers. ;)

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Now for my second card it is for the DCM challenge this week, which is....
Scrumdiddlyumptious

All things foodie - feature a food you associate with summer and sunny days (just to remind us of those summer feelings)

For this card I have used my Debs Designs, available from Colour-in range from Crafty Templates. This is an invite to a summer party and the food is of course the scrummy cake with icing flowing down..Mmmm, lol, lol.


I have the cuttlebug embossing folder, Kay & co paper, and ribbon. Sorry the photo is not good (where did the sunlight go??) but it is a nice card in real life..honest, lol.

Thanks for looking. :)

Saturday, 9 August 2008

Second post today......cards and a Fabulous Award :)

wow this is my second post today ;) :) This is to show 2 cards I have made for Susie's challenge over at her blog. Her challenge is to use black and white only. :) Susie has a fab blog pop over and see if you don't already visit. ;) :)

The images I have used for both these cards are my digital downloads, Debs Designs Set 1, available from Crafty Templates - colour-ins..click here to go. These are very simple cards, I have printed them out on inkjet embossing card and embossed with black sparkle embossing powder, used swirl embossing folder from cuttlebug, added some ribbon and acylic stones. :) :) Stamped one Thank you on black card with white ink and clear embossing powder. And of course added faux stitching..I do wish I had a stamp to do this for me...lol





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I have also received this absolutely fabulous award from my good friend Dawn, she herself has a fantastic blog - Thank you Dawn. ;)


The rules of the award are:
1. The winner can put the logo on her blog.
2. Link the person you received your award from.
3. Nominate at least 7 other blogs.
4. Put links of those blogs on yours.
5. Leave a message on the blogs of the girls you’ve nominated

So here goes:

Tee
SusieB
Sue
Ali
Fe
Deb
Joani

All these lovely friends have brilliant blogs that I love to visit. :) :)

Thanks for looking and hope you are having a great weekend. :)

Weekend taggers

Yeah - I have managed to do a challenge. :) :) It is for Weekend taggers and their challenge this week is Faux Postage...here is my take on it. :) :)



Friday, 8 August 2008

Charlie Chimp

Here is a quick and easy made card using my Charlie Chimp for the Safari Set of my stamps available from Spiral Whisper :) :)
Stamped him and coloured him, stmap his head again,lol and used silcone glue to 3d. Used Kay & co papers, stitched around the top layer and added brad and cord ( as viney type things, lol)finally added 'Hello' sticker. Like I said it is a very quick and easy card to make and it is just perfect for cheering someone's day up. ;) :)




Tuesday, 5 August 2008

Freddie goes Green...

Here is a couple of things I have made from Freddie the Froggie and Friends. :) :) They are available as instant digital downloads from Crafty templates - colour-in range. :) They are sooo easy to use and you can colour them in quickly on your pc if you are in a hurry. :) :)

Here is Freddie himself...isn't he handsome,lol. I have used Kay & Co papers, coloured him in on pc, added nice brad and garden string and a bit of faux stitching. :)


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Now here is Flora herself...;) :) I have coloured her in on pc too and this time printed her onto printable shrink plastic, added some beads and now she is my mobile phone charm. :) :) I have put her next to the orginal size image to show the difference. :) This was so easy to do and quick - I couldn't belive it.....this idea will be excellent for little christmas pressies and stocking fillers especially with the selection of downloadable images available at Crafty Templates. Take a peek over there now to see what a great selection of wee gifts you could make....yeaaaaa....CLICK HERE TO GO



Thanks for looking....:) :)

Saturday, 2 August 2008

Thank you...

Here is a Thank you card I have made using my Giraffe image from my 'Safari' set - available from Spiral Whisper HERE

It is a quick and simple card to show just how easy you can use my images. :) :)

I cannot believe how popular my giraffes are :) :)....THANK YOU to everyone who is purchasing them. :) :) :) This giraffe like I said is from my safari set but also have Seemore, Cloudia and Sonny too and you are lovin' them too - wow, you are all lovely and that make s me feel really good. :) :) :)


I have used Kay & Co paper, coloured cardstock, cuttlebug embossing folder, rub-on, bling, brad and ribbon from stock. :) :)

Have a lovely day. :)