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Friday, 28 February 2014

Sparkle And Shine

Well hello there!  Not sure where I'll be when you're reading this, forecast says snow on the way, lucky for me it's scheduled  lol  Thankfully it's a nice bright cheerful card today so at least if the weather is miserable it's something bright to look at!  It's new challenge day over at
and this weeks challenge is a sparkle and shine challenge.  I hope lots of you will hop over and enjoy the fun.  You'll also have the chance to win an amazing prize from the sponsors for this challenge

My card today uses some of my favourite things,  Nitwit Papers, La La Lands banner and an LOTV image.  Had great fun with this one, hope you like it too xx I've used the sketch at Sketch N Stash this week again.  It looks like this



Recipe :
Backing Card - From Stash (Purchased at Craft Outlet Spalding)
DP's - Nitwit Collections Fincy's Garden Too
Gems/Ribbon/Flowers - From Stash
Sentiments - Whimsy Stamps Tickets (and computer Generated)
Image - LOTV - Ride With Me Coloured With Promarkers.  I've added some glossy accents where the lights are too and then cut using Spellbinders Classic Circle/Scalloped Circle.
Banner - La La Land Crafts Heart Banner cut twice.

I'm Entering This Card Into The Following Challenges
Bunny Zoes - February Challenge - Hearts/Love
Crafting From The Heart - Challenge 7 - Anything Goes/Flowers
Kaboodle Doodles - Challenge 212 - Use Ribbon
Love To Create - Challenge 104 - Anything Goes
Sketch N Stash - Challenge 133 - Sketch
I Love Promarkers - Challenge 208 - Use Die Cuts - No Punches
Through The Craftroom Door - Feb 25th - Mar 3rd - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown - Challenge 184 - Anything Goes
The Stamping Chef - Challenge 18 - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Challenge 220 - Anything Goes
Totally Papercrafts - Challenge 208 - Make It Shine
Challenges For Everybody - Challenge 38 - Anything Goes
Scribble And Scrap - Challenge 12 - Always Anything Goes

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Friday, 14 February 2014

Flower Power

Hello everyone and Happy Valentines Day!  Hope you are all well.  I'm feeling fresh this week as we went away last weekend.  We went on a National Holidays trip to Harry Potter at Leavesden and spent some time in London.  It was lovely to be chauffeured everywhere for a change instead of having to drive.  We also had a night in a hotel included and it was the Holiday Inn at Hemel Hempstead that we were boarded in, was lovely although we didn't get the chance to try out the leisure facilities.

As I'm here again that means it must be Friday and time for a new challenge over at 
The theme this week is as my blog post suggests "Flower Power" and this time we're sponsored by 

I've made my card this week for my Stepdaughter who's a teenager and this stamp from Lili Of The Valley just sums her up to a T  lol.   Ive used the sketch from Sketch N Stash this week as I thought it was a lovely layout.




Recipe :
Backing Card - Craft Outlet Spalding
DP's - Nitwit Collections -
Gingham Ribbon - Local Shop (Boyes)
Flowers/Gems - From Stash
Image - Lili Of The Valley - It's My Party Coloured With Promarkers and Cut With Spellbinders Classic Rectangle and Scalloped Rectangles.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
Challenges For Everybody - Challenge 38 - Anything Goes
Pile It On - Challenge 6 - Stripes And/Or Dots
Scribble And Scrap - Challenge 11 - Anything Goes
Suzy Bees - Challenge 15 - Anything Goes
My Mums Craft Shop - Challenge 14 - Spots/Stripes
Sketch And Stash - Challenge 132
Through The Craft Room Door - Feb 11th/Feb 17th - Anything Goes
Ruby's Rainbow - Challenge 72 - Spots And Stripes
Milk Coffee Challenge - Girly
Delicious Doodles - Challenge 75 - Ribbon And Bling
The Stampin Chef - Challenge 16 - Anything Goes


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Saturday, 1 February 2014

Do You Believe In Fairies?

Morning all. I'm writing this from a grey and dismal Hull today (Have scheduled this post so it could be glorious sunshine by the time it goes live....fingers crossed lol). We even had a little bit of sleet this morning! 

My card today is for the second challenge over at CARDS GALORE ENCORE where the new challenge is Bling It Up/Sparkle.  I was at a craft show last week run by Ross Papercrafts and I bought a couple of new things (along with a couple of others from my stash that I hadn't used) so this was the perfect chance to show them off with this card.
The sponsor for this challenge is 

and as usual if you just click on the image it will take you to their store where they have some beautiful digi stamps.


This is a close up of my image so you can see the glitter on her wings.


Recipe :
Backing Card - The Craft Outlet Spalding
DP's - Nitwit Collections
Butterflies - Tim Holtz On The Edge Flutterby
Clock Face - Tim Holtz Weathered Clock
Image - Scrappers Delights - Dragonfly Pixi 1 - Coloured With Promarkers and Cut with Spellbinders Floral Ovals - Wings Highlighted with Ultra Fine Glitter
Liquid Pearls - Buttercup
Sentiment - LOTV - Cut with Spellbinders Classic Circles and Scalloped Classic Circles
Flowers - Bought at Craft Fair (Clear Cellophane packaging so no brand - Sorry)
Gems - From Stash

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :

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