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Monday, 16 November 2015

Happy 1st Blogaversary To Get Creative!

Wow, what a quick year that has been!  It's the first blogaversary for 
so Happy Birthday to Angie and all the Team!
We are having a birthday challenge to celebrate and we have 2 fabulous sponsors.
Firstly we have
 and then we also have our very own
Both sponsors are giving 3 images for a prize.

I chose a Limited Runs image for my card (details below).
Recipe :
DP - Dovecraft Tea Party
Insert - Card From Stash Embossed with Stampin Up Embossing Folder Honeycomb
Image - Limited Runs - One Candle #1
Sentiment - From Stash stamped with Memento Ink mounted on Memory Box Chadwick and Bistro Label Dies
Glittered Embellishments - Poundland

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
Card Mania - Challenge 74 - Colour Combo
Craft Your Passion - Challenge 288 - Always Anything Goes
Fantastic - Challenge 111 - Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts - Challenge 115 - Something To Say
Little Miss Muffet - Challenge 124 - Anything Goes
Wags N Whiskers - Challenge 166 - Embossing
Cupcake Challenges - Challenge 336 - Inspiration
Lacy Sunshine - Tic Tac Toe - 3 In A Row - (Hand Coloured Image, Sparkle, Pattern Paper)
Pile It On - Challenge 95 - Any Holiday/Celebration

Sunday, 15 November 2015

Indulge Yourself

Morning all. How's the weather with you? It's dull and dreary here today :(  I'm heading out shopping later today so hopefully the rain will stay away!).
Anyway it's time for another challenge over at

The theme for this month is "Anything But A Card" so we'd love to see what you've created but NO CARDS PLEASE.  I have made a gift box with some scented tea lights and a box at the side to fill with chocolate bars....the perfect pamper gift for days like this! (Details as always below the post!).
We are sponsored for this challenge by
and their prize is 7 digi stamps
and also
who are giving a £10 goody bag (winner to pay p&p)
we also have a suprise prize from
and their prize is
This is what I made
Recipe :
Card for box - A3 Card From The Range
Backing Card - Gold Mirror Card - Home Bargains
Christmas Papers - Papermania - Glad Tidings
Poinsettia - Marianne Designs
Circles - Spellbinders
Sentiment - LOTV
Candles - Vanilla Scented Tea Lights From Asda

I'm entering this in the following challenges :
Creative Moments = Challenge 81 - Anything Goes/Winter
Creatalicious - Challenge 81 - Merry Christmas
Fantastic Tuesday - November Challenge 111 - Anything Goes/Twist With A B (Box)
Crafty Girlz - Anything Goes/Wintry
Crafty Hazelnuts - November
CRAFT - Challenge 337 - Christmas
Alphabet - T For Tis The Season
Allsorts - Week 337 - Anything But A Card


Monday, 2 November 2015

Halloween Update

Hi folks.  Well we had a very successful Halloween again.  The Kids seemed to enjoy themselves and we had 50+ at the door so a good night was had by all.  I managed to carve 3 pumpkins, bake 110 cupcakes (some for my neice, not all for us  lol!) and make up enough sweet cups for everyone who came.  This is an update of what it all looked like! 

Hope you all had a great time, and not too many things went bump in the night!

Sunday, 1 November 2015

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

Well just found out there are only 7 Monday's until Christmas!
Now that Halloween is out of the way I guess we'll be seeing a lot more of the Christmas items in the shops and adverts on the TV!
The theme for the new challenge over at
is Use A Stamp Or Digi On Your Project.
We were lucky enough to have images to choose from our fantastic sponsor who is 
They are giving 3 images to the winner so well worth entering!

Crafts Galore are also having a 

Pop over and have a look.  Don't want to blow my own trumpet but we really are a great team to work with! (link is above).

Image details for my card is below!
Recipe :
Backing Card - From Stash
DP - Wilkinsons Christmas Paper Pack (2014)
Image - Reindeer Friendship - Art By Miran (coloured with Promarkers)
Gems, Card Candy/ Corner/Twine/Sentiment/Charm - All From Stash (It's surprising what you find when you tidy everything up!  lol)