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Wednesday, 26 November 2014

GDT - Inky Impressions - Sports/Hobbies

Morning all, an extra post from me this week! I entered a card over at  
and was the random winner. This won me 4 digi images and a chance to be guest designer. They very kindly supplied me with an image which I had great fun with. (It doesn't seem to have been put on their blog but at least I can show it off here! lol).
They do some fabulous challenges, pop on over and give them a go!

Recipe :  Backing Card - Home Bargains
DP's - Nitwit Collections Little Men Too
Twine/Stars - From Stash
Image - Inky Impressions Baseball Nicholas coloured with promarkers
Sentiment - Whimsy Stamps

I am entering this card into the following challenges :
The Pink Elephant - Challenge 278 - Anything Goes
Papernest Dolls - Challenge 23 - Anything Goes
Whoopsi Daisy - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew - Challenge 75 - Stripes
Through The Craft Room Door - Nov 25th - Dec 1st - Anything Goes
Penny's Challenges - Challenge 205 - Anything Goes
Simon Says - Anything Goes
The Stamping Chef - Challenge 57 - Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday - Challenge 160 - Anything Goes
Di's Digi's - Creations For/With Kids
Scribble And Scrap - Challenge 32 - Anything Goes


Saturday, 22 November 2014


Morning all.  It's a bit dull here today but at least the rain has stopped.  Have a lot to do today, going to be decorating so busy packing a lot of bits away!  Looking forward to it being done but not the nightmare getting everything ready before hand  lol   Anyway had a bit of light relief this week doing my challenge card for 
This fortnights challenge is Grateful - this ties in wonderfully with giving thanks to the fabulous sponsors who give us some amazing images to work with.
This time our sponsors are
 Prize - 3 Images

Prize 5 Images

Prize 4 Images
Prize 3 Images

Prize 3 Images

I chose to use an image from Digi Stamps 4 Joy (details below) and it was fun colouring her.

Recipe :
Backing Card - The Craft Outlet - Spalding
DP's - Niwit Collections  (details stored on different pc - will update Monday)
Image - Digi Stamps 4 Joy - A Birdie Told Me - coloured with Promarkers
Flowers - Petal Lu
Gems - From Stash
Sentiment - LOTV - Set 30 Vintage Sentiments - Occasions

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
Card Mania - Challenge 17 - Use A Digi
Dream Valley Challenge - Challenge 95 - Anything Goes
Fitztown - Challenge 62 - Anything Goes
Paper Girls - Challenge 62 - Thank You Card (Send It On)  - Sending to my BFF Phyllis for all the little thing she does for me :-)
Crafty Sentiments - 2 Or More Papers Design Challenge
Papertake Weekly - So Girly
Through The Craft Room Door - Nov 18th/Nov 24th - Anything Goes
Penny's Challenge - Challenge 204 - Anything Goes
Simon Says - Thanks/Thanksgiving
The Stamping Chef - Challenge 56 - Anything Goes - Favourite Layout
Kitty Bee - Challenge 37 - Anything Goes

Monday, 17 November 2014

Oh Christmas Tree

Morning all from a bright and dry (at the moment) Hull.  I'm back today with my card which I've made for my DT position on a great new blog which is
Unfortunately Crafting At The Weekend had to take a break so my DT position with them didn't last very long lol but Angie from the team (who also sponsored on the blog) very kindly set up this fab new blog.  Today is the second challenge and the theme is Anything Goes with a Twist - Use Glitter.

The sponsor for this challenge is Whoopsi Daisy and you can win two terrific sheets of images from them as your prize.  Please do come over and support the new blog, we have some great challenges and sponsors lined up and apart from winning some fab prizes you get to come and have fun!

My card today has an image from one of the lovely Whoopsi Daisy Sheets and I really enjoyed colouring it.

Recipe :
Backing Card - Pearlised Green Card - From Craft Show
DP's - Nitwit Collections - Woodland Wishes Too
Image - Whoopsi Daisy Coloured With Promarkers (Tree Decorated With Stickles Glitter Glue)
Sentiment - Create With TLC
Flowers - Petal Lu
Bauble Die - Joy Crafts Christmas Ornaments

I'm entering this card into the following Challenges :
Card Mania - Use A Digi
The Paper Nest Dolls - Challenge 23 - Anything Goes
Bearly Mine - November - Christmas
Divas By Design - Photo Inspiration
Ruby's Rainbow - Challenge 92 - Non Traditional Christmas
Word Art Wednesday - Challenge 158 - Anything Goes
The Stamping Chef - Challenge 55 - Anything Goes
CRAFT - 13th November - Christmas
Alphabet - T For Traditional Christmas
Crafty Catz - Challenge 255 - Christmas Is Coming
Creative Corner - Let It Sparkle
Crafty Sentiments - 2 Or More Paper Design Challenge
Through The Craft Room Door - Nov 18/Nov 24 - Anything Goes
My Craft Creations - 10th Nov - 22nd Nov - Christmas
One Crazy Stamper - November - Anything Goes
The Artistic Stamper - November - Christmas Is Coming
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge - November
Winter Wonderland - Christmas Decorations
Crafty Calendar - November - It's All About Christmas

Sunday, 9 November 2014

I'm All A Twitter!

Hey guys,another lovely day here today.  Sorry I didn't get my post up yesterday, had a really busy day.  We're planning on decorating our bedroom so had a morning packing things up so we can strip the room.  We went through to Hornsea to the Freeport yesterday afternoon to do a bit of shopping and then we stayed for the bonfire and firework display.  Finished the day off with a lovely meal out at the Railway Inn, New Ellerby.  If you get a chance pop in, it was lovely!

The new challenge over at 
is Fowl Of All Kinds.  
We have been very kindly sponsored by
 Who are giving a $12 certificate to the winner
 and their prize is 2 Images
 With a very generous 5 Image Prize
with a prize of 3 Images
Giving 3 Images for the prize
So lots of chances to win, make sure you come and join us.

I used an image from the Stamping Chef (details are below).
Recipe :
Backing Card - The Craft Outlet - Spalding
DP's - Raspberry Road - Whoo Loves You
Twine - American Crafts
Stars/Gems - Stash
Corner - Whimsy Stamps - Raindrop Echo Corner Stamp Set
Flower Stalk - Memory Box Forget Me Not Stem
Image/Sentiment - Stamping Chef (KN)OWL(EDGE) coloured with promarkers

I'm entering this into the following challenges :

Saturday, 1 November 2014

Old Faithful

Hi guys, really sorry for my extremely late post today. Internet has been really playing up and couldn't keep a connection! Anyway, hope my post today is worth the wait cos I have some great news before I tell you about the latest challenge.

And here it is - Crafts Galore Encore are having a DT call!  Just click the image and you can read all about it.
It's a really fun blog to be a part of and we have some good laughs!  The challenge is once a month so nothing too demanding, there are great images to use and some fabulous themes.  Please do pop over and enter, even if you haven't been on a DT before, I'm quite new to it and hey - we all have to start somewhere!  Good Luck

Anyway, on to this months challenge at
It's an Anything Goes challenge so you have free reign to make whatever you want, a card, knitting, crochet, or any other craft you can think of.  I decided to go back to CD crafting for this one just for a change.  I've been doing lots of stamping/colouring challenges lately and thought it would be good to revisit something I haven't used in a while.  We are sponsored by the lovely
who are giving the lucky winner 2 digi sheets of their choice.
This is my DT card for this month

Recipe :
Backing Card - Craft Outlet Spalding
Backing Papers - Docrafts Me To You Especially For You CD
Image - Docrafts  Me To You Especially For You CD (Framed with Spellbinders Lacy Squares)
Star Die Cuts - Memory Box Precious Stars (edged with Glamour Dust)
Gem - From Stash
Sentiment - Computer Generated

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
Bunny Zoe - October Challenge - Animals
The Paper Girls - Challenge 66 - Anything Goes
Paper Nest Dolls - Challenge 22 - Anything Goes
The Pink Elephant - Challenge 274 - Anything Goes