Sunday, 31 May 2009

Another week another challenge..:)

is another sketch for you over at The Crafty Pad. You may twist, turn it and add other embelishments if you wish. :)

Anyone using a Crafty Pad stamp will have their name in the prize draw twice.

Anyone not using a Crafty Pad stamp will have their name in the draw once.


The prize is any single crafty pad stamp of your choice - June Doing The Race For Life is exempt from the prize.

Here is the sketch:-




Here is my take on the sketch. I have used Diggin' Albert for this weeks card. :) :)






Saturday, 30 May 2009

New Home

I had to make a new home card quite quickly...it is for my son's friends. :)

I have used my newly released stamp Albert & Ruby.
I used the retangle nesties to cut a frame and 3D'd the main image on the card stock.






Friday, 29 May 2009

Paper Piecing Tutorial

I have just posted up a Paper Piecing Tutorial over on The Crafty Pad for anyone who may find it helpful. ;)

Hope you enjoy it. :)

Thursday, 28 May 2009

I have been .....

featured on Inspirational blog - yayy how chuffed was I to see my cards on there. :) I am very touched and honoured to have been featured...thank you so much Inspirational. :) :)

The link is HERE



Wednesday, 27 May 2009

7 Day Stamp Giveaway....:)

Over at The Crafty Pad I am having a 7 Day Stamp Giveaway starting soon. :) Pop over to The Crafty Pad to check out all the details. :) Enjoy. :)

IT HAS STARTED TODAY 28TH MAY

Two quick cards using a sketch

from a new forum just started up called Quirky Crafts. :)

I have used June doing The Race for Life stamp with the text
and made a good luck card with her. :)

I am dedicating this card to all the wonderful people out there who have or is taking part in

The Race For Life - such a great charity. :)





The second card is also using my June stamp - but this time without the text stamp. I have made a birthday card for a teenager. :)




Thanks for looking and don't forget that for every June Doing The Race For Life stamp I sell - I shall be donating £1.00 to the Cancer Research Charity. :) :)




Sunday, 24 May 2009

Nice sketch over at The Crafty Pad..and Previews

The Crafty Pad

Before I show you my take on The Crafty Pad challenge here are the PREVIEWS of New Releases over at The Crafty Pad:-

They are available for pre-order now. :)

I would like to introduce you all to
ALBERT & RUBY

Here are the previews of them:-

This is Albert & Ruby..

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This is Snoozin' Albert..:) He comes with this text stamp too - it is a seperate stamp to the image so you can use it where you like.




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This is Diggin' Albert..


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I have showed you the plain image and also the coloured image to give you an idea of how they could look when you colour them in at home..:) :)

Hope you likey - and look forward to hear what you think of them. :) :)


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This week we have a nice easy sketch:) You may twist and turn it and add other embellis too if you wish. :)

Any entries using a Crafty Pad stamp will have their name entered into the draw TWICE.:)

Any entries NOT USING a Crafty Pad stamp will have their name entered into the draw ONCE. :)

The winner will get to choose a single stamp from The Crafty Pad. :) :)

June Doing the Race for Life stamp is exempt from the prize.

Here is the sketch:-



And here is what I have made:-

I have made this new shopping bag from an old skirt..:) :) Wonderful what you can do from old clothes..lol

I just cut the sections - 2 squares, 3 rectangles and two thin long sections for the handles then used fabric glue to glue it altogether. :)
I stamped Belinda shopping on to a small section of the material and coloured her - this is now a wee pocket on the front of the bag. :)
The stitched flowers were already on the skirt so I painted some in and added a bit of glitter - thought they made a nice background for Belinda. :)
I added sections of ribbons to the bag to follow the sketch. :)
I used 4 large brads to hold the handles in place. :) :)

Now I have one brand new shopping bag. :)



I am also entering this into the C.R.A.F.T. challenge too and it is their first challenge this week - this is what they wrote:-

Well as we are a new challenge blog, we need you to create something to do
with "NEW"
Now how you interpret that is purely upto you but for some ideas,
New Home, New Baby, New Marriage, New Job, you get the idea.




Sunday, 17 May 2009

Introducing June - A race for life stamp..:)

I designed this stamp especially for the Race for Life charity run.

I have named her June. :)

I shall be donating £1.00 for every stamp sold to the Cancer Research Charity.

She is quite a versatile stamp in that the Text is actually seperate to the image and so she can be used for Congrats, Good Luck, Well done etc. I have left the banner blank for you to use as you wish :)

June shall be available for pre-order from Monday 18th May - orders shall be dispatched on the 25th May. ;)

She is of course available to buy from The Crafty Pad

The price for the June stamp is £3.00




Challenge 22 over at the....

Crafty Pad is....
The sun was shining so let's see something 'Shine' on your cards. You may interpet this whichever way you please, i.e. metallic, glitter, image of the sun shining etc. :)

I have used my Butterfly stamps for this card and stamp directly onto beautiful metallic embossed Kay & Co paper. Used a gorgeous big flower (which reminds me of the sun) and a metallic brad in the centre of it. Also used a bling buckle. ;)





There is a crafty pad stamp of your choice for the winner this week - poop over to The Crafty Pad for the full details. :)
Would be great to see you there and the sale is still running - so you may grab yourself a bargain. :)

Please do pop over if only to see the wonderful creations by the fabulously talented DT team...they are brilliant. :)



Saturday, 16 May 2009

I've done a challenge card...:)

for Rasberry Ribbons
They have a fabby sketch to use - pop on over and check it out. ;) :)

Here is my take on their sketch:-



I have used the smallest butterfly from my Butterflies and Verse stamp set which is available to buy from here, for this card and they fit beautifully. ;)

Thanks for looking. :)

Tuesday, 12 May 2009

My other Crafty Template card...

Here is my other card I made for my DT duties for Crafty Templates. :)
I love this template for the word HI, the template for the card and the papers are fabby to download and print off as you need them. :) :)



Sunday, 10 May 2009

It's all in a shape.........

That is what the challenge is over at The Crafty Pad. :)
..and the shape we would like you to make your card in is an Octagon. :) You may use any stamp, any embellishments/ribbons/brads etc. :)

If you use a Crafty Pad stamp your name will be entered twice for the prize.:) :)

If you DO NOT use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name will be entered once for the prize. :)

The prize this week is any single crafty pad stamp of your choice. :) :)

Here is my take on the challenge. I have used Faith Shy for this and the papers are from Crafty Templates monthly kit.



Crafty Template card revealed..:)

Here is one of the cards full revealed for my DT cards for Crafty Templates



Isn't she cute - all the images and papers are from this months template and goodie kits - and they are fabby to work with. :) :)
I have added a wee bit of lace and flowers and bling. :)

I will reveal the other one tomorrow..:) :)

Friday, 8 May 2009

Another sneaky peeky....:)

This time the sneak peek is for the challenge over at The Crafty Pad - it starts on Sunday. :) :)

The whole card will be revealed on sunday. :) :)



Sneak Peeks for Crafty Templates..:)

Here are a couple of wee sneak peeks of the cards I have made for my DT for Crafty Templates. :) :)





The templates are great to work with and the cards have been made using a Digi kit of papers and accessories. :) :)



Will reveal the whole cards sunday and monday for you. :)

Thursday, 7 May 2009

Guest DT for CCT....:)

I was very honoured to be asked to do Guest DT over at the Cutecard Thursday blog and very proud to supply this weeks prize. :)
The prize they are offering this week is Belinda in Reflection and the Flower and Swirl border stamps - all available from the Crafty Pad. :)

The challenge this week is ... HAPPY MAIL......

Here is my take on their challenge - I have used Belinda in Reflection:-





So why not pop on over and join in on the challenge and make a Happy Mail card. :) :)

Thank you to Deb for inviting me to do Guest DT - I thoroughly enjoyed it. :)

Sunday, 3 May 2009

Holey Challenge, Sale...:)

The challenge this week over at The Crafty Pad is - Let's see a few 'Holes' in your card. :) You can punch holes, use eyelets, pierce holes - create them which ever way you please. :)

If you use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name is entered twice into the draw.
If you DO NOT use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name will be entered once into the draw.

The prize is - your choice of any Crafty Pad single stamp. :) :)

Don't forget the SALE starts over there too..:) :) :)
I have used Belinda Garden for my 'holey' card. :)




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Also my lovely sister can come to stay with me for the week - yayyyyy. :) :) So hope to get some sister crafting done. :)