Friday, 14 March 2014

Time flies

   Wow can't believe it's been that long since my last post. Suppose with not crafting anymore 1seemed to drift away from it all, still got me stash though, even if it is all boxed off'. Had some highs and lows the lows losing four family members last year all in the space of four month  taken suddenly by that stupid cancer. The biggest miss being my eldest brother Alan still hasn't sunk in.. oh well i didn't come on to get all morbid. wasn't sure wether me blog was still active or not was sat 10 minutes trying to figure out me username of all things. Oh and the highs since i last posted i have 2 more Grandchildren a Grandaughter Ceinwyn and a Grandson Mason  not babies anymore but by do they keep me busy.

Thursday, 19 May 2011

Wow a chance to win Crafters Companions New Humphreys corner collection

Wow Hi all popping on to let you know Crafters Companion is Giving one lucky person the chance to win the full set of the New Humphreys Corner collection which is due to be launched next week. Just click on the image below to find out how to pick up your badge and be in with a chance to win these 6 super cute new stamps & the 2 fabulous cds.

your Gonna love him

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Look who's coming to play

Oh wow Crafters companion have done it again can't wait for the release of this little fella don't you just love him, Click on the image for more details & a sneak peek at one of the Design team members cards.

Friday, 15 April 2011

Still in the land of the living

Hi all hope everyones well it's an age since i last posted don't seem to be able to get into the cardmaking mood, mojo's well & truly hopped it this time. Instead of sitting twiddling me thumbs have been messing about on the computer. right l'm off too watch bondi vet it's canny good.

Sunday, 27 February 2011

Birthday card using Rae with journal

Hi all sorry not been able to visit anyone internet adaptor is playing up, haven't been able to get online for the past few days, getting a new one tomorrow wonder if thats why it's behaving itself today hope to get round to doing some blogging then.

My son asked me to make a card for one of his friends Katie i decided to add her name to the journal on the image. I've coloured her in using copics had a slight mishap with the black on her arm my eyes are failling me need new glasses Image Rae with journal a digistamp by Mo Manning. papers etc from stash

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Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Simply sassy birthday card

Hi all just diving on with a quick birthday card i had to whip up this morning got me dates mixed up oops.

Image Hippie chick stamp from the simply sassy range by Sugar Nellie
coloured with Copics Papers,Flowers & gems from stash.
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Wednesday, 16 February 2011


Afternoon all back with another card from the Simply Adorables range Verity this time. Been trying to get a decent photo was pretty dark in here, the suns just decided to pop his head out now that i've sat down typical.

Image used -Verity standing (digistamp) by Sugar nellie
Papers,Gems & stem gems from stash
Tools used- Cuttlebug, Scalloped circle nesties, Marianne creatables flourish dies & Martha Stewart Frond punch.
Flowers from Wild orchid crafts.
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Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Grace in pink this time

Hi all just finished this card using Joy standing she's in pink this time have coloured her in with copics the image was cropped before being printed.

Had printed a few images out before my pc had went off, hows that for foresight bet you can't guess who's next. The papers used are from stacks which were free with a couple of magazines. The corners are cuttlebug dies, i've used nesties for the frame & greeting the Lace & ribbon are from my stash serves me right for colouring in willy nilly last week now i need to go hunting for matching papers for the next one.
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Another card with Joy sitting

Hi all back again with a card this time probably could of done with another layer but couldn't bring myself to cover too much of the paper up, it's a fab colour green the pic doesn't do it justice.
a/Sugar nellies Joy sitting again only printing a section of her out this time she's coloured in with copics. i've used Mirricard for the frame which was cut out using scalloped oval nesties & embossed with the swiss dots embossing folder. The ribbon slider is also a nesties tag. I've overlayed a piece of lace with checked ribbon. Flowers are from Wild orchid crafts, the leaves are cut using the Martha Stewart frond punch & the stem gems are from my stash.
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Monday, 14 February 2011

2nd award

Hi all back with my 2nd award love the colours. This one was awarded to me by the lovely Pat, Jane & Lynn Thanks Ladies "i think" haven't got to the last bit yet :O

In return for accepting this fabulous award I now have to pass it on to 8 stylish bloggers who I love to visit, leave them a comment and then link the award back to the person who passed it to me.Then I have to tell you 8 things about myself.
Right then who am I going to pass the award to so many it's difficult to choose might have to come back to this







Now the difficult part thinking of 8 things about myself eek

I've been married to my hubby Richie for 25 yrs this coming October ouch where's the time gone.

I used to work in a florists til i ended up getting an allergy to something, real christmas trees are a no no in our house.

I Have 2 gorgeous grandsons Callum 7 & Jack 2 who needs keep fit classes.

I have another grandchild due in July 4weeks til we find out wether a girl or a boy.

I'm moderator for Crafters Companion Forum have made some fabulous crafty friends there.

I will try anything craftwise even if it's just the once just to prove to myself i can do it.

I hate craft Knives have a collection of them still to find one that i can use, is it cos i'm a lefty or just too heavy handed, i can still manage to get some fine shavings off a metal ruler when trying to cut a straight line with one.

I'm a chocaholic too the darker the better it's got to have that zing.

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First of 2 Awards i've been Tagged

Hi all have received two lovely awards so thought i'd better post them before i get my hands slapped i have a tendency to forget. First off i was given this award by two lovely ladies Linda & Laurence
Thankyou ladies.
There are a couple of conditions for accepting this award,

You have been TAGGED & want to participate.
Then create a post where you POST the "LOVE BLOG" image.
You should also blog the persons link that gave you the award and inform her/him that you accept the award.
You can then choose 3-5 favourite blogs which you also link to your post then each blogger will inform you that they have been tagged.

The aim of this action is to bring unknown good blogs to light so please do not blog fellow bloggers that already have 3,000 followers.
My chosen blogs to receive this award are

will be back with the next one have some links to pick up.
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Saturday, 12 February 2011

Twisted Easel card

Hi all just finished this card went for the Twisted Easel still prefer the original fold i'm afraid the opening is a bit off putting could just be because i'm a lefthander.

For this card i've used Joy sitting a digi stamp by Sugar nellie printed onto digital ultra smooth card from craftwork cards i've coloured her with copics. i just adore this image have another one of her already coloured ready to go on a card, hopefully will get it done tonight. The DP used is double sided so i didn't need 2 sheets think it was out of a pack of 12x12 papers. i've used the reverse side for the borders with some blue card punched with a Martha Stewart border punch attached to the back. Oh well i'm off to hunt for some green papers.
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Thursday, 10 February 2011

Spider Henry & web Easel card

Morning all finally got round to colouring Henry mouse dressed as spiderman in after pondering what to put him on decided to have a little play & blow the dust of robo here's what i came up with a Twisted Easel card think i should of cut a different colour for the base mat as you can't really see the webbing even though it has Atyou glitter pen on it.

Image Spider Henry which was a free digi stamp from Katharina coloured in using Copics the greeting is a Martha Stewart punch.
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Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Lady in red

Hi all just popped on with the card i just made got some lovely red & black flocked satin ribbon couldn't decide wether to use it or not as you can see i decided against it. Well the wind did eventually die down so i had a normal walk home good in a way as i prefer to see where i am going not where i've been plus it meant the lamp posts were safe can be hazardous walking backwards you know.

Oh right back to the card forgot i'd bought these Kanban stamps found them tucked away in a drawer amazing what you find when looking for something else. I stamped the image onto Neenah cardstock coloured with copics i have also used an atyou spica glitter pen (in red) on the feathers, choker, straps & gloves not that you can see it on here.The backing paper is a sheet from 1 0f Crafters companions luxury A5 sheet packs another thing i found while looking for something else i cut the flourishes from black card using various Marianne creatable dies then attached them to the card using Anita's tacky glue, the sentiment is attached too a Nesties tag with a feather attached to the back & 2 pearls added to the front.

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