Tuesday, 29 September 2009

GDT for Creative Card Crew...;)

I have the very great pleasure of sponoring The Creative Card Crew challenge
 blog this week and I was also asked to join them for a GDT spot -
thank you ladies I really enjoyed making my cards for your fabulous challenge. :)

The challenge is ALL THAT SPARKLES...

What a lovely challenge eh - I couldn't resist making 2 cards..lol

Here is the first one:-






I have used my newly released Christmas Ted bringing home tree for this card.
You can find them HERE.
The papers are Papermania, sparkle glue,
CB embossing folder and embellis from my stash.

Here is the second one:-












I have used my very lovely Penny Pamper stamp for this card.
You can find her HERE.
Think the papers are MME, bazzil card stock, nesties oval,
CB embossing folder and embellis from my stock. ;)

Hope you like them. :) Do pop over to The Creative Card Crew challenge
 this week and join in with their great challenge and you could
win the Penny Pamper Crafty Pad stamp. ;)

Thanks for looking. ;)


Sunday, 27 September 2009

Challenge for The Crafty Pad..:)

This weeks The Crafty Pad  challenge is a sketch -
your may twist or turn it and add further embellishments if you wish. :)


The prize shall be 1 week GDT and a Crafty Pad stamp
that the DT shall be working with too. :) :)

If you use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name is entered twice.
If you do not use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name is entered once.

Your do not have to make a card - it can be any craft item that fits the challenge. :)

Please welcome the very lovely Cazzy
and Vikki - it is a pleasure to work with you both ladies :)

Do pop over to The Crafty Pad and see the wonderful DT cards. :)

Here is my take on the sketch - I made this by the skin of my teeth, the glue is still wet..lol
 - it is the first card I have made for a while now.  I have used Percy & Parker with Banner. :)




Thursday, 24 September 2009

CRAFT Challenge....and FREE tickets to the Exeter Craft Show.....

The Crafty Pad has the great pleasure of sponsoring the C.R.A.F.T challenge this week. Pop over there to see the fab challenge which is 'no backing paper'. The examples from the DT are fabulous and the prize of course is a stamp from The Crafty Pad - Percy Stargazing. :)

Here is a card I have made using one of my newly released christmas stamps - Percy Stagazing. ;)





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Now my lovely friend Cazzy has 2 FREE tickets needing to be given away for the Exeter Craft show this weekend. So they need to be posted tonight really...have we any takers for them......FREE, NO CATCHES honest. :) Cazzy had them but unfortunately is unable to go now and it would be a huge shame to waste them.
Click HERE to go and visit Cazzy and get your crafty mitts on 2 FREE tickets. :)


Sunday, 20 September 2009

No crafting ......

I have not been crafting so have nothing to show sorry.. :(

I have been feeling a bit out of sorts over the last few days so thought I would take a few days off from crafting. I haven't even made a DT for The Crafty Pad - but please do pop over to The Crafty Pad and see the challenge for this week and all the wonderful creations from my lovely talented DT members. There are 2 GDT members (Suzi and Sarah) this week too so well worth a look. :) :)

I haven't been totally lazy..lol..I have still be sorting and posting out all the orders for The Crafty Pad.. :) :)

I must thank everyone too for the orders for The Personalised Story Book - I can't wait to see the books you make up.

I should have named Percy - Popular Percy..lol he is popular at the moment too. :) :)

Well I think that is it for now and please don't forget me lol.

Hope you all have a happy crafty week. :) :)

I hope to be crafting again real soon. :)

Sunday, 13 September 2009

Who doesn't like a bit of sparkle... ?

This weeks The Crafty Pad challenge is -

Let's see some Christmas sparkle and ribbon.
We would like you to make a Christmas card, Atc, fat page,
layout, altered art etc it can be anything as long
as it is in the Christmas theme. :)

The prize shall be 1 week GDT and a Crafty Pad stamp
that the DT shall be working with too. :) :)

This week's GDT - please welcome the very lovely Sylvia from
Poppys Paper Craft Patch Sylvia's work is beautiful and it is a pleasure to work with her.

This is my take on the challenge:-





I have used Percy - sleding and the text stamp from
Percy & Parker for my card, he is one of my
newly released
Christmas stamps - available HERE.

The prize this for last weeks challenge was a GDT spot
for4 weeks with The Crafty Pad, but I felt that there should
be more than one winner after seeing the beautiful entries.
So I chose to have 3 winners - oh yes 3..:) :)

Pop over to The Crafty Pad and find out who the winners are. :)
Maybe you will have time to enter this weeks challenge too -
would be lovely to see you join in. :)



Sunday, 6 September 2009

Challenge 36 is.............

This week over at The Crafty Pad we have a sketch for our challenge. :)



You may twist it, turn it, add further
embellishments if you wish. :)

You are not solely restricted to cards -
your entry can be ATC, FP, Layout or Altered Art etc. :)

Your name will be entered twice into the draw if you use a Crafty Pad Stamp.
Your name will go into the draw once if you do not use a Crafty Pad Stamp. :)

Thought I would change the prize - so now
The winner will win 4 weeks GDT spot and 2
Crafty Pad stamps that the DT will be working with. :)

I would like to welcome the very lovely Suzie
this week as our GDT,
Suzie will also be doing 20th September too. :)


Here is my take on the sketch -






I have used the bauble and text set from
Christmas Ted range of stamps..HERE
which I embossed using Jewelled Gold EP.
Plain pearlescent glod paper
Dark navy card
Bling and ribbon from stash
Nesties

I thought I would keep this card more contemporary.
Must say it did stamp and emboss nicely. :) :)

Please pop over and see the other DT members work. :)

Also the Personalized short story project using Christmas Ted. :)

U.K. P&P is free and I do ship abroad. :)


CRAFT Challenge

Over at CRAFT challenge this week they would like us to make anything but a card.

So I decided to make a 'twinchie' - thought this would be nice and quick because I did'nt have much mojo left. I have been tyding my craft area - mainly sorting out all my embellishments and putting them into named tubs. :)

Well here is my twinchie - I have used Belinda in reflection for this - but only use Belinda herself and not her reflection..lol I cut her out and used 3D gloss to make her stand out a wee bit more. ;)

Belinda is available from The Crafty Pad.






Tuesday, 1 September 2009

I am featured over at...

Quirky Crafts forum...how excited am I. I was so chuffed and honoured that the lovely Deanne asked me if I would mind being featured - mind, wow what an offer and how could anyone refuse..:):)

Please do pop over there and read all about it - and let me know what you think - and if you are a member there leave me a comment. :) Click HERE to go. :)

Well it certainly has made my day and I am all happy, chuffed and honoured...yayyyyy