Monday, 14 July 2014


I`m back after a mini blog break, it`s been too nice weather to stay indoors and far too hot to sit in my craft room but I started to get withdrawal symptoms so had to give in finally LOL!

This is one of my latest purchases from Wee Stamps, the lovely Rosetta. I`ve coloured with Distress Inks and Markers and added a bit of glamour dust to her wings (a fairy`s got to have a bit of sparkle)! I also had a bit of a play with some frantage round the edges of the image too.

The flowers were made using the Spellbinders Heartfelt Creations Vintage Floret dies.

Other products used are, Martha Stewart POP Cherished, Crochet lace from The Ribbon Girl, Hobby House flowers, cameo rose embellishment and pearls, LOTV sentiment, Tim Holtz Memo Pin, Kaisercraft paper and the bow was created using the We R Memory Keepers envelope punch board which is available from Sir Stampalot.

I`m off to sit under the fan now - phew! it`s hot today, makes a change from rain so I can`t complain!
Thanks for looking in, bye for now xx

Saturday, 24 May 2014

Wee Florist

Another Wee image, this one is Wee Florist and she`s one of my faves, actually I can`t really pick a favourite coz I love `em all!

I`ve coloured her with Distress Inks and Markers and I have to say I really struggled with colouring the hair on this one. I`m not entirely happy with the result but I don`t think we are ever entirely happy with our own work are we? Anyway...

I`ve used NitWit Papers from LOTV, these ones are from the Country Lady Collection, Grand Nestabilities Stately Circles for the card shape, Cheery Lynn die - Fanciful Flourish, Martha Stewart POP set - Eyelet lace and Hobby House flat back pearls.

I made these gorgeous roses from the Spellbinders Vintage Floret dies from Heartfelt Creations available from Sir Stampalot. I had a huge amount of fun making these, in fact I couldn`t stop making them and now I have a whole tub of them in all different sizes and colours to use on future projects! The leaves are a Heartfelt Creations stamp set too which I cut out by hand.

I`d like to enter this into A Creative Romance challenge, this time around it is "Girly Creations" ( I think this one qualifies! LOL!)

It`s a horrible rainy day here at the moment, in fact it hasn`t stopped raining since early this morning, typical bank holiday weekend methinks! So I`m going to have a play with my latest purchase of a Ranger Melt Pot, got some lovely frame moulds and I also got some Pour and Mould to have a go and create my own embellishments too.

Thanks for looking in, bye for now xxx

Sunday, 11 May 2014

For You

Here is a card I made recently for my friend Louise`s Birthday.

The image is "For you Tilda" available from Sir Stampalot. I`ve coloured her with Distress Inks and Markers and added some liquid pearls here and there in the flower bunch. The little stamp around the image is from the Stampin` Up set "Tiny Tags". I`ve also used Wild Orchid Flowers, Papers from Magnolia and Melissa Frances, Hobby House flat back pearls, SU sentiment and Joy Crafts Butterfly Border and Oval dies.

I`d like to enter this into the Tilda`s Town Challenge which is "Favourite Colouring Medium" and I`ve used Tim Holtz Distress Inks of course! I would also like to enter this into the Papertake Weekly Challenge which is "Anything Goes"
Thanks for looking in, bye for now xxx

Monday, 5 May 2014

Sent with Love

I made this card for no other reason than to use one of the Wee Stamps my friend Kay sent me. He`s a cutie and I loved colouring him in.

I`ve coloured him using Distress Inks and Markers and added a bit of Glossy Accents to highlight his little pink nose.

The papers are Prima and Magnolia from Sir Stampalot, Wild Orchid flowers, Ribbon Girl crochet lace, Hobby House charm and flat back pearls, SU sentiment, Cheery Lynn - Fanciful Flourish die and a little wooden heart from my stash. I`ve no idea who will receive this one but I`m sure he`ll find a home in due course!
I`m ahead with all my Birthday Cards for the year but it`s such lovely weather at the moment with plenty of natural light that I`m taking advantage and getting as many images coloured before the weather changes (as it does very quickly here!) Which is what I`m going to get on with now, thanks for looking in, bye for now xxx

Saturday, 26 April 2014

Happy Mail

Here is the second offering of my new Tiddly Inks images. I`m a little bit in love with these stamps, they`re great fun to colour and gives me the chance to improve my hair colouring and pleat colouring skills, I hope I`ve done her justice.

This one is Happy Mail but I`ve left out the little mail box on this card that the image comes with.
I`ve coloured her with Distress Inks and Markers and added a couple of little bakers twine bows in her hair and boy! were they fiddly to tie! (I do like making work for myself!)

The sunflowers are a Die-Namics die that I won in a blog candy from the lovely and talented Tammie Edgerton, check out her lovely blog " One Happy Stamper" in my side bar. The sentiment is LOTV.
I`ve also used Tim Holtz - Memo pins, Memory Box Pippi and Isabella Butterflies available from Sir Stampalot. SU Ribbon Border Punch, Kaiser Kraft and Craft Creations papers and Hobby House flat back pearls.

I`d like to enter this into the latest Tiddly Inks Challenge which is "Celebrate"

We`ve had a change in the weather again here, back to good ol` British rain! so what better weather to get on with some more crafting! thanks for lookin in, bye for now xxx

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Hang In There!

Hello, I`m back after a mini break from my blog, just been enjoying the lovely spring weather we`ve been having and getting some jobs done around the house. Now all the decorating and carpet laying is done and the new furniture is in, I can get back to some serious crafting. here is my first new card with a lovely Tiddly Inks stamp.

I`ve coloured her with Distress Inks and Markers and used a cloud template in the background. This is a very Clean and Simple card for me and my hands were itching to put some extra embelies on it! But I managed to keep it minimal for a change.
The background paper is Melissa Francis and I just managed to find some SU buttons in my crafty stash that were the same shade. The dotty border was done by hand with a fine black micron pen.

It`s lovely sunshine today so I`m going to take advantage of the natural light and get some more images coloured in. I`ve collected some new Tilda`s and Tiddly Inks stamps which I`ve yet to ink up so I`d best get on with it.

Thanks for looking in, bye for now xx

Monday, 3 March 2014

Birthday Cake

Here`s another LOTV fabby image from their cute animals. Sorry if you`re getting sick of these on my blog but I LOVE `EM! This one is "It takes two" featuring the lovely Patch and Puss.
I`ve coloured with distress inks and markers as usual and added a bit of glossy accents to the icing and stickles diamond to the candles for a bit of sparkle.

Products also used are - Go Kreate 6" pointy frame die, MME - Mabel "play" silly stripe paper, Basic Grey - Life of the party paper, Joy Crafts Butterfly border die, WOC flowers, Martha Stewart fern punch, Seam binding from The Ribbon Girl, Hobby House flat back pearls and SU paper clip.

I`d like to enter this into this months LOTV challenge which is Craft Bingo, I`m using the top row of the Bingo grid, Ribbon Pearls Flowers for this card.

It`s a gorgeous sunny day here, (makes a change from all the rain) so I`m going to get some colouring done and take advantage of the nice natural light, bye for now, thanks for stopping by xx