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Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Party On!

Back again peeps!  I have another card to show you today which I made for the fabulous challenge over at
Lucinda is offering a massive 30% discount off her gorgeous flowers.  They are well worth a look, all handmade and perfect.  Such a gorgeous selection too that I had to go and treat myself  lol
This is the card and the details are below

Recipe :
Image/Sentiment - LOTV Patch & Puss Precoloured (From One Of The Pads - now discontinued!)
Backing Card - The Craft Outlet Spalding
DP's - My Minds Eye
Flowers - Petal Lu
Twine - From Stash
Balloons/Party Hat - Poundland

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
Card Mania - Challenge 78 - Polka Dots And/Or Stripes
The Paper Nest Dolls - Challenge 3
Through The Craft Room Door - March 15th/21st
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet - Challenge 133 - Anything Goes

Colour Me Beautiful

HI guys who'd have thought we'd be half way through March already, seems no time since we were talking the big C work! This year is really flying in. I'll be 50 in September, hopefully after that they'll slow down again!! lol
Anyway, like I said I'm only 50, my card today was for someone who's reached the grand old age of 88! She's had the card now and hear she was pleased with it...quite chuffed with it myself! lol
It's for the new challenge over at
This month it's challenge 78 - Make It Girlie
We are sponsored by

They are giving a prize of 3 designs.

For my card I decided not to go with an image.  I'd previously done the topper in one colour and was asked if I could make something for the lady in her favourite colours.  Am really pleased with how it looks.

Recipe :
Backing Card - Craft Outlet Spalding Embossed With Embossalicious Regal Frame
88 - Peel Offs In Stash
Topper - Spellbinders Opulent Ovals
Flourishes - Leaves - Memory Box, Quickcutz
Butterfly - Memory Box Pippi
Flowers - Petal Lu

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
Craft Your Passion - Challenge 303 - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
My Time To Craft - Challenge 317 - Flowers
Through The Craft Room Door - March 15/March 21
Crafty Girlz - March - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - Challenge 268 - Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks - Challenge 289 - 7 Layers
Little Miss Muffet - Challenge 133 - Anything Goes
Moving Along With The Times - Purple Haze
Challenge Up Your Life - Challenge 36 - Die Cutting
Crafty Calendar - Mums Day/Special Female

Thursday, 10 March 2016

The Luck Of The Irish!

Good morning all, from a lovely sunny Hull.  Maybe some of that Irish luck is rubbing off at least the rain has gone...for now.
It's time for our new challenge over at
This is Challenge No. 3 and it's Luck/ST Patricks Day
As always we have some fantastic sponsors who are
with a $12 gift certificate, followed by
who are offering 7 images
We also have
with a prize of 2 images - my card contains one of their images - details below
and finally
with a 4 image prize

Looking forward to seeing all your gorgeous creations....come along and join the fun!

This is what I created :

Recipe :
Backing Card - Lidl
DP - Teaching Website
Image - Kenny K - Patriotic Girl - Coloured With Promarkers
Shamrock Balloons/Sentiment - Freebies from Scribbles Designs (balloons done with glossy accents and sentiment with glamour dust)

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
The Paper Nest Dolls - Challenge 3
Whoopsi Daisy - Green and Add A Sentiment
Creative Card Crew - Chicks - Animal/Human Kind
Simon Says - A Bit O Green


Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Comfy Cat

Couldn't think of a better name for my blog post today.....he/she does look so comfy but us ladies know the truth about our undergarments  lol  I'm popping this post on as it's time for the Mid Month Reminder over at 
You can win a 30% discount code to spend on the fab flowers that Lucinda makes, they really are something special and you could also be one of our top 3.  Go check it out!

For my card today I've used a great fun image, details as always below.

Recipe :
Backing Card - From Stash
DP's - First Edition It's A Girl
Image - Penny Black - Uplifting Occasion (coloured with Promarkers & glamour dust added)
Ribbon/Gem - From Stash
Flowers - Petal Lu (Teddy Bear Bloom, Fucshia and 1 other) Pink Rose and small white from stash.
Sentiment - Computer Generated
Butterfly - Punch (sorry don't know name) - Fine glitter and beads added.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :

Forever Blowing Bubbles

Hi guys, another beautiful day out there again.  Can you believe it's the 1st of March already!  The days are going so quickly, soon be Christmas lol. No time for Christmas cards at the moment though becauseI'm here today with news of another great challenge over at

This month the challenge is to make a card and we are sponsored by the fabulous

There is also an extra incentive from the team at Kenny K too. take a look at this

KennyK Bonus for ALL of your followers: 50% OFF 2 digis of your followers’ Choice!

We want to offer ALL of your followers a 50% discount on their TWO favorite digis! To do this, we’d like to run a contest on your blog for the first week of the Challenge, as follows:

All participants can vote for their two choices for the discounted digis by posting a comment on your blog. Each comment must include the full copied-and-pasted name of the digi stamp and the full copied-and-pasted URL of that digi stamp’s page in our shop, to be counted as a valid vote."

 After one week we will add up the votes and offer you a discount on the two most popular choices"

Details of the image I've used and all the other bits and pieces follow.  This is my card

Recipe :
Backing Papers - Imagine That Nautical
Sentiment - Computer
Gems - From Stash
Image - Kenny K Mermaid - Coloured with Promarkers
Embellishments - Memory Box and Spellbinders
Sentiment - Computer Generated

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
Craft Your Passion - Challenge 301 - Always Anything Goes
Ooh La La Creations - Challenge 199 - Add A Sentiment
Passion For Promarkers - Week 335 - Girls Only
Through The Craft Room Door - March 1st/March 7th - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown - Challenge 283 - Frame It
Creative Moments - Challenge 88 - Anything Goes
Simon Says - Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet - Challenge 132 - Anything Goes
Di's Digis - Use 2 Or More Dies
Suzy Bee's - Challenge 119 - Anything Goes