Monday, 29 November 2010


Decided it was time to bring out some of my old stamps and give them an airing some of these stamps haven't been used for a very long time.
One of them is the PSX Hibicus stamp.
Coloured with pencils. Backing paper is by Docrafts. I've used my new S.U. embossing folder called square Lattice and also my new MS punch called Cherish.
Sentiment is one of LOTV new calendar ones.
I've just added a little bit of glitter and a few pearls to finish off the card.

Sunday, 28 November 2010

Penny Black challenge

Penny Blacks challenge for this week is monochromatic Christmas.
Just love this little P.B. stamp its called Duckies and Hedgies I've coloured it with copic pens and mounted onto Nesties.
Backing paper is from Craft Creations, SU scallop trim border punch and cuttlebug corners.
The ponsettia I bought ages ago but cant rememebr where from! Another senior moment...hee..hee
Oval punches from Stampin Up.

Bah Humbug challenge....

Our last challenge from Bah Humbug this year is called 'Feeling the Blues'.
I've used this little Penny Black stamped called Xmouse Ornament, coloured him with pencils, stamped small snowflakes around him and added a little bit of glitter and mounted him on a Nestie then put onto Kars snowflake embossing folder background.
Backing paper is from stash. cuttlebug flower, ribbon from stash. Martha Stewart snowflakes.

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Hedgehog & Butterfly

Whilst staying with my friend last week we exchanged stamped images and also I used some of her M.S. punches.
This little cutie is a Penny Black stamp called 'Flutter-bye', backing paper is by Stampin Up, Martha Stewart flower punch, S.U. Tag punch used for the sentiment.

Monday, 22 November 2010

Engagement card......

Having been asked to make a couple of engagement cards but non traditional I've come up with this for one of the cards.
Whilst tidying up my craft room and like most of us we find unfinished and disgarded projects that we started and never completed. So......though as this looked like a 'happy couple' I would make it into a Engagement card.
Can't tell you where the decoupage came from but the backing papers and the punched frame are from Stampin Up.
Cuttlebug flower die used to put the sentiment on.

Saturday, 20 November 2010

Penny Black challenge...

Two posting in one day!...... Thought I would post my Penny Black challenge card tonight rather than leave it until tomorrow morning as my craft room is in need of a good tidy up! We were given a card plan to follow for this weeks challenge, I just love them.
This little stamp is from the Penny Black 'Jolly Friends' sheet which is lovely.
Stamped and coloured with Copic pens, I've used Flower Soft polar white around the top of the stocking.
Backing papers are all from SU, star punches and a small ponsettia used, faux brads also used on the card. Punches used are S.U border and corner scallop punch, S.U sentiment.

Thanks for taking the time to look...

LOTV challenge....

Glitter and Glitz is the challenge for this weeks
LOTV card.

I've used a couple of my new LOTV stamps on this card just love these little girls.
Coloured with copic pens and I've added quite a lot of glitter, mounted onto Nesties then I have used one of my new M.S. around the page punches called Cherish which I bought at the Taunton craft show last Sunday.
The backing paper is by MME caleld Quite Contrary. Punched flowers and leaves. Sentiment is also one from LOTV.

Friday, 19 November 2010

Bah Humbug challenge....

Having been away for a few days its lovely to get back into my craft room.
Another great challange from the Bah Humbug team and this weeks challange is Lovely in Lilac.

I've used one of my lovely new Penny Black images from one of their clear stamp sets, backing paper is from Papermania.
Image is coloured with copic pens and I've done 3D this hand and also added small 'waste' snowflakes from the Fiskars border punch.
Image mounted onto Nesties Lacey circles, sentiment if from LOTV and cuttlebug star embossing folder used across the middle. A few small punched stars also added.

Saturday, 13 November 2010

Bah Humbug challenge...

Bah Humbugs challenge this week is Rudolph...
Not having a rubber stamp with Rudolph on I did find this image in my bit box so only had to add a small red pom pom which meant this would be suitable for this weeks challenge.
Backing paper is by Papermania, Martha Stewart snowflake and icicle punch.
Ribbon from stash.
Faux brads.

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Bah Humbug Challenge...

How quickly the weeks are going by and another challenge is upon us. Bah Humbugs challenge for us this week is Fancy Folds. Does anyone remember Lace', we used a metal template and craft knife to cut our shapes, well I found some Star Lace' in my 'bit box' so it was ideal for this weeks challenge. Once the paper has been folded back I've just added a star gem in the centre of the star.
Image is by LOTV....backing paper is from Pebblesinc. called 'Snowy Days'. Image is mounted on a Nellie Snelldon scallop die. Just noticed that my last 3 cards are in 'blue' mode....must make sure I dont use blue for a few days...hee...hee

My friend Jan and I are off to do our first Womens Insitute workshop today, 25 ladies and we have another one on a busy week.

Saturday, 6 November 2010

Penny Black Challenge...

Penny Black's challenge this week is 'Let it Snow'.
Image used is one called 'Snowball fun'.
Coloured with copics and I've added a little bit of glitter.
Sizzix embossing folder used across the back, Ribbon from stash, Martha Stewart Snowflake punch. Sentiment is from a Cuttblebug embossing folder.

Friday, 5 November 2010

LOTV challange......

'One for the Girls' is our challenge this week from LOTV.
I've used another of their lovely die cuts to make this card.
Backing paper and sentiment strip is from Craft House and is called Mini Fancies.
EK success flowers punches used, cuttlebug corners.
My friend Jenny very kindly bought me back some new Martha Stewart punches from the USA and I've used one across the bottom and of course a few pearls.

Thursday, 4 November 2010

Thank goodness for Digital....

I have my first craft fair on Sunday so today has been a marathon card making session topping up my cards. Digital images as well as LOTV die cuts are brilliant for making quick cards. I've managed to make 10 cards today so thought I would post just one of them.
He's called Mikey but I dont know where he came from as it was an image given to me by my friend Val.
Backing paper is from the Hopscotch pad by K and Co...M.S picket fence and icicle punch ( used to make the grass). Sentiment stamp from Pink Gem. faux brads added. The football is from LOTV.

Wedding cards on next on my list.....

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Peek a Boo kittens..........

A quick post this morning.
Found this PB image lurking on my desk so decided it was time to make it into a card.
Coloured with pencils, mounted onto M. S border punch. Cuttlebug Daisy embossing folder used for the background, Nellie Snellen flower punch also used. Personal Impressions sentiment.

Thanks for stopping by..

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

PB Challenge...

Ziz Zags or Triangles is this weeks challenge from Penny Black.
Not sure what this little image is called as I 'borrowed' the image from my friend Jill.
Coloured with watercolour pens, backing paper was a freebie from a magazine.
Cuttlebug Revolution swirl die, Martha Stewart butterfly punch and also Nellie Snellen punch & embossed flower.

Monday, 1 November 2010

Bah Humbug Challenge...

Another great challenge from the DT at Bah Humbug this week its presents.
This is my 'take' on presents a House Mouse stamp called 'Wrapped & Ready' the name suggested they are presents!
Coloured with copic pens and mounted onto SU designer paper.
Fiskars snowflake border punch used as well as Cuttlebug large snowflake die.
Small M.S snowflake punch and a poinsettia flower added to finish off the card.