Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Top Tip Tuesday

Top Tip Tuesday

This is a very sad day. It has been decided that this will be the final challenge on Top Tip Tuesday. I have had lots of fun creating as a DT member of this blog and it has been a pleasure working with so many talented designers. It has also been a great joy to see all your creations and read all your wonderful tips you have shared with us over the years. 

We have an abundance of sponsors and prizes
 for this last challenge so please check them out here.

Our theme is:-

Ribbons & Pearls

I have used Sizzix hearts & trellis dies, Woodware flower punch, Marianne leaf and Memory Box fern, X-Cut butterflies and the rest from stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges :-

Thursday, July 30, 2015

As You Like It Challenge

Lovely to see all your favourite colours and why.
This time As You Like It challenge would like to see if your favourite is
Fur or Feathers and why?
Our sponsor is 

 My favourte is fur, why?

I do like our feathered friends, but I prefer the cuddly furry variety. Nothing nicer than cuddling up with a dog on a cold winters night in front of a roaring fire.

I have used a Robyn's Fetish digi Puppy Paws, Promarkers, Nesties and circle punches, the papers are from Do Crafts.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Can you believe 2 weeks have passed already! Loads of fabulous entries last time.
Anyway this fortnight Top Tip Tuesday have Kenny K as our sponsor


Our Challenge is :- Bigo Board,  pick a line

So much choice. I have used Kenny K image Present Surprise

This is a lovely image to colour. I have used Kraft, Pearls and Ribbon.

I also used Promarkers, Nesties, Fancy Pants Design papers and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

Come and join the fun.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

I have exciting news today. I have been invited to join the As You Like It DT.
So this is my first challenge sample with them.
This challenge blog has some fabulous designers and lovely challenge ideas. 

This challenge As You Like It sponsor is

This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using
your Favourite Single Colour (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

My favoute colour is BLUE and why? My daughter has the most beautiful blue eyes and when she was a little girl I would often dress her in blue dresses. Now as a grown woman she still favours blue.

I have a CAS card and bag. Very simple with lovely shades of blue bows.

I am entering this project into the following challenges:-

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Today it is Brenda who is hosting our challenge.

Our sponsor this fortnight is ...

Our challenge is very topical

Summer Fun

I have used a LOTV cute image. Picking daisies is one of those summer past times of my childhood. It was lovely to sit in the sun and make daisy chains and see who could make the longest. I wonder if children still do this now?

I also used Promarkers, Woodware daisy and leaf punch, LOTV papers, green crotchet twine and pearls. 

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

Come and join in the fun.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

    Tuesday 23d June 2015
   Name That Tune Challenge

Elaine here this fortnight to host the Top Tip Tuesday challenge. I have just come back from a wonderful holiday in Austria, refreshed and ready to get back to my craft room. 

Our sponsor this challenge is:-

Sponsor and Prize
And an awesome prize of 

Stamp and Create is an on-line store based in the US. We ship worldwide with reasonable shipping prices.
We specialize in Rubber Stamps and Scrapbook supplies. Some of the companies we carry are: Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber Stamps, High Hopes Rubber Stamps, Whiff of Joy, The Greeting Farm, Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, Stampavie, Whimsy Stamps, Emerald Faeries, Basic Grey, My Mind's Eye, Echo Park, Ribbon, Charms, embellishments, dies, and more!

Our Challenge is:-

Name That Tune 

Inspired by a song

Deneen has a fantastic tutorial I'm sure you will all enjoy. 

My card is using the song - Travelling Light
It is a little reminiscent of our Austrian holiday.

I used an image from Digi Stamp Boutique hiker, Becky's Place boot image,  Promarkers, Nesties, Docrafts papers, Memory Box clouds and the rest from my stash.

Come and join the fun this fortnight, I can't wait to see these song titles.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

One Stitch at a Time - anything goes with Men
Creative Inspirations - Male Creations
Craft Your Passion - anything goes

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Sadly we have Vicky leaving us after this challenge. We wish her well in her future ventures, but we will miss her beautiful creations. Today we have Lisa hosting our challenge.

Our sponsor is 
Shape EZ
Our challenge is 
Cut It Out!

I have made a handbag card using my own design. I have used this template often as it is popular with female friends and can be created in many styles and colours.

I used Spellbinders label nesties and ovals, Marianne flowers and small leaves, Memory Box leaves, Laura Ashley papers, Creative Expressions bow die and th resy from my stash.
Come and join in the fun.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

It's another Top Tip Tuesday challenge day. We have a great challenge, lovely sponsor and a DT call.
Firstly we have a DT call so pop over to Top Tip Tuesday to find out more on how to join out team.

Our sponsor this time is 


Our challenge is hosted by Samantha 

It's all about hair colour

I have used an Hannah Lynn image which is great for colouring hair.

I also used Promarkers, LOTV papers, X-Cut butterflies, Stickles  and the rest from my stash. 

I am entering this challenge into the following challenges:-

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Today we have Brenda hosting our challenge this fortnight. 

Our sponsor is:

Our Challenge is:-


Nice and easy

I have used a Penny Black image, coloured with Promarkers, X-cut hearts, Sizzix Numbers dies, LOTV papers, small daisy punch  & Tonic border punch.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

I enjoyed looking at all your lovely entries this last fortnight. Loads of inspiration. This fortnight we have Deneen hosting and she has a fabulous tutorial for us too. 
Our sponsor is:-

 Our challenge is:-


I have used a pair of cuties and Birthday & cake. What better duo than that mmm....

I have used Fizzy Moon image, Promakers, LOTV papers, Spellbinders scallop border, Nellies multi frame hearts, Small gems, Stickles & Liquid Pearls.

I am entering thsi card into the following challenges:-