Tuesday, April 14, 2015

There were so many beautiful entries last time with a lovely touch of spring.
 Top Tip Tuesday has a simple challenge this fortnight which is 

Three of Something

Our sponsor is
Stamp& Create


I have made a card with 3 flowers



I used LOTV papers Brittania Crafts flower die, Memory Box leaves and X-Cut butterfies, Spellbinders trellis and ovals.

 I am entering this card into the following challenges :-



Thursday, April 09, 2015


I would like to share my Easter Bunny creation for my Grandson.
I made this rabbit with some of my dies including X-Cut hearts & Nestie ovals.
When I had all the pieces to ake the shape I inked the edges to give some definition.
Needless to say he loved it and the treats inside.....


I am entering this card into the following challeges:-





Wednesday, April 01, 2015

I had a play with my new bow die today. I love the size of this bow, I think I will be using it a lot. This is a simple design to show the bows off. This is a great last minute card that can be made in a hurry.



I used the bow die by Sue Wilson, Nesties and the rest is from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-






Tuesday, March 31, 2015

It's the last day of March, so hopefully April will bring better weather to look forward to.
We have Lisa hosting our new challenge this week and Deneen with a brilliant tutorial.

Our Sponsor is:-



Our challenge is:-

Mellow Yellow

I have used a lovely Easter image of cute Easter chicks.




I paper pieced my chicks and shaded them with ink. I used DCWV paper, Memory Box bird dies & Sizzix alphabet.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-






Tuesday, March 17, 2015

I hope everything is well with you all. It is still very cold here, though there is a sign of spring in the garden.This gave me some inspiration to make some Easter cards.
Here is one of them.




I used Zlatoena's digi rabbit coloured with Promarkers, Tonic border punch, X-Cut flower punch, Memory Box clouds, Sizzix letters, Liquid Pearls and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-




Today we have Kat as host of our challenge for this fortnight. We have 2 sponsors also with brilliant prizes.

Our first is 


and our second is


Our theme for this challenge is

Buttons or Bows

I used bows as my theme. I use them often whether it be ribbon or paper. 
I made a pop up card with a handbag I designed myself.




I am entering this card into the followng challenges:-





Tuesday, March 03, 2015


Welcome to another Top Tip Tuesday challenge. Brenda is the host of this challenge.


Our sponsor is


 Our Challenge is to :-

use an Action Image

I have used an fun image from Karen's Doodles called What a Swing



I used Promarkers, Sizzix stars die, Fiskers hole punches, Cuttlebug Dots embossing folder and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges :-



Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Top Tip Tuesday


Today it is myself that is hosting the Top Tip Tuesday Challenge and we  have a great sponsor and theme. 
We have a lovely sponsor Bunny Zoe's crafts with a £10 gift voucher prize.

Our challenge is a favourite of mine

Use Rubber Stamps Only

I have used a cute Lily Of the Valley stamp. I used a grey in pad instead of black to soften the image.



I coloured my image with Promarkers and layered onto DCWV papers. I used a Spellbinders border & Nesties, X-Cut and Woodwware punches, Stickles and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges - 



Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Top Tip Tuesday



Can you believe it is February already? It is time for another Top Tip Tuesday challenge.
We have lovely sponsor this time



 Our theme is 
Your favouite colour combo

I have used Baby Aurora, from our sponsor, a sweet image using a lovely colour combo of pastel pink and blue.




I also used Promarkers, Nesties, Free papers from a mag and the rest from my stash.

I am entering this into the following challenges:-




Tuesday, January 20, 2015


Today we have Brenda hosting our new challenge and Deneen with a tutorial for a new technique.


Our sponsor is Hannah Lynn


Our Challenge is :-

Something New
I opted for a new baby card. I love making this type of card. 




I have used a Popcorn stamp, Nesties, Sizzix hearts, Dovecraft papers, Promarkers and the rest from my stash. I am entering this card into the following challenges:-



Come and join us and check out my teamies designs. 

Monday, January 12, 2015

I am going to be a better blogger this year. Last year was not  particularly good year for me. So I am going to be more positive this year and make a bigger effort to do more on the blog front. I am getting ahead with family cards for this year. This is for my sister-in-law's birthday next month. 




I have used an IndigoBlu sentiment (first time inked), New papers from The Works only £2 for  pack of 32, Memory Box leaves, Nesties and Marianne flower dies.

I am entering this card into the following challenges :-


Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Happy New Year


A Happy New Year to all. I hope this will be a good year with plenty of cheer. It is Top Tip Tuesday's first challenge of the year and it is a good one hosted by Samantha. We have a lovely sponsor...



Our challenge is 

Keep it Simple
A nice easy start to the year.

I have made a very simple card, it is a great design for a card in a hurry.


I have used a sentiment from Rainbow Echo designs, Cuttlebug embossing folder & Sizzix stars.

Pop over to see my other team members designs for inspiration.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-