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Saturday, 25 October 2014

The Witching Hour

Morning all, it's lovely and crisp here this morning.  We're expecting high winds later today though!
Have done some housework this morning and I'm planning on catching up with some TV this afternoon.  Hopefully if it stays bright enough I might even get some colouring done!  Off to the cinema tonight so all in all a lovely relaxing day.  Enjoy, whatever you're up to.

  It's time for another new challenge today over at
This time the challenge is Halloween/Dressing Up.  We have some great sponsors lined up again for this challenge and they are 

I've used a crafty sentiments design for my card today and I was able to use my new La La Lands die for the spider web....the advantage of my sister having a villa in Florida...I can order stuff over there for a fraction of the price and they bring them back for me! lol

Recipe :
Backing Card - The Craft Outlet - Spalding
DP's - Word Paper/Stripe Paper - Nitwit Collections - Eerisistable Too
           Spider Paper - Bearly Mine Designs
Spider Web - La La Lands Crafts  - Spider Web Corner (glittered with black glitter from stash)
Sentiment made with Peel Offs
Black Gems - From Stash
Image - Crafty Sentiment Designs - Annabel The Witch - Coloured with promarkers and edged with peel offs

I'm entering this into the following challenges :
The Paper Girls - Challenge 66 - Anything Goes
The Pink Elephant - Challene 273 - Trick Or Treat
Bearly Mine - October Challenge - Halloween
Crafty Sentiments - Use A Sentiment
Creatalicious Challenge - Challenge 68 - Orange/Green
Through The Craft Room Door - Oct 21 - Oct 27 - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown - Challenge 218 - Halloween Colours
ABC Challenge - V Is For Vibrant
The Stamping Chef - Challenge 52 - Anything Goes
Whimsy Stamps - Challenge 76 - Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday - Challenge 155 - Anything Goes
CRAFT Challenge - Challenge 282 - Autumn/Thanksgiving/Halloween/Bonfire Night
Creative Knockouts - Challenge 60 - Halloween
Cute Card Thursday - Challenge 34 - Trick Or Treat
Milk Coffee Challenge - Halloween Challenge
Delicious Doodles - Halloween
Wags N Whiskers - Challenge 140 - Stripes
A Gem Of A Challenge - Challenge 131 - Trick or Treat/Halloween
Lacy Sunshine - Challenge 44 - Halloween
Sentimental Sundays - Challenge 29 - Too Cute To Spook
Di's Digi Designs - Halloween
Karleigh Sue - Challenge 2 - Halloween Themed
Dream Valley - Challenge 93 - Halloween
Crafts 4 Eternity - Challenge 199 - Halloween
Creative Corner - Happy Halloween
Kitty Bee Designs - Challenge 35 - Halloween
Scrappers Delights - Challenge 34 - Halloween

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Crafty News And Another Challenge!

Hi everyone, hope I find you all well today. I have some news today - It was announced on the blog a couple of weeks ago but today is a new midweek challenge over at
and I'm delighted to have been picked as a new DT member for them.  As we came into the challenge mid way we were allowed to use any image we wanted for this challenge.  I have chosen a LOTV image that I was given for a birthday pressie.
We have a couple of sponsors for this challenge who are 
Ditzie Crafts
 Nikki Burnette

The image on my card is LOTV Bonfire, just perfect for these Autumn days!

Recipe :
Backing Card : Wilkinsons
DP's - Nitwit Collections - Summers End
Image - LOTV Bonfire Coloured With Promarkers
Gems - From Stash
Flowers - Petal Lu
Fence Die - La La Land Hearts Fence

I'm entering this card into the following challenges 


Saturday, 11 October 2014

Pumpkin Patch

Morning all, looks lovely and bright out there today but it also looks like there might be a chill in the air. Perfect day for sitting in, doing some housework (oops, sorry for swearing) and then hopefully an afternoon of colouring.

It's also new challenge day over at
 This is challenge 21 and it's Jack O' Lanterns/Pumpkins.

We have 4 fantastic sponsors for this challenge who are
who are giving 7 images to the winner
who are giving 3 images as the prize
 with 3 images given to the winner
where you can win 5 images.

I have used an image called Jack O' Lanterns from Sentimental Susan for my project.  I decided to make a Halloween Wall Hanging.
As always details of my project are underneath and if you click on any of the pictures above my project they will take you directly to the sponsors.  Please come and join us for our fun challenge and good luck to all who enter!

Recipe :
Backing card - From Stash
Image - Jack O' Lanterns - Sentimental Susan - Coloured with Promarkers
Backing Paper - Details to follow
Boo Die Cut - Sizzix Big Z Die - Gothic Boo (Tim Holtz Alterations) - cut out and then glued and dipped in black fine glitter.
Glitter Ribbon - From Stash

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Hi Guys, can't believe we're into October already!  The nights are certainly getting darker early, even when I'm heading home from work you can really see the change in the season.  It's the 1st today which means it's time for a new challenge over at CRAFTS GALORE ENCORE.  This time the challenge is "Trick Or Treat - Scary Or Sweet".  (The sweet part is for anyone who isn't really into Halloween).  From my card for this challenge can you guess which one I went with?! lol. 

We are sponsored for this challenge by the fabulous
The image I chose was Blair Blaze and I just love her.   Found the quotation online and thought it fitted my card perfectly. 

Recipe :
Backing Image - Bearly Mine Designs - accented with glamour dust on cobweb and skeleton
Clouds - Die Cut - Joy Crafts distressed with Distress Ink
Image - Blair Blaze from Kenny K coloured with Promarkers
Sentiment - Quotation from Internet typed on PC with Chiller Font - William Shakespeare

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
Crafting By Designs - October - Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart - Challenge 38 - Anything Goes
The Pink Elephant - Challenge 270 - Anything Goes
Bearly Mine - October - Halloween
Die Cuttin Diva's - Challenge 185 - Anything Goes
Pinspirational - Challenge 125 - Any Kind Of Project
Through The Craft Room Door - Sept 30 - Oct 6 - Anything Goes
ABC - U is For Unique - Anything Goes
Diva's By Design - Spooky Creations
The Stamping Chef - Challenge 49 - Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles - On The Darker Side - Image Or Colours
Kenny K - Challenge 181 - Anything Goes - Twist Orange/Black
Scribble And Scrap - Challenge 28 - Anything Goes