Wednesday, 29 October 2014

ABC V for Very Merry Christmas

Hi all its Wednesday and we have a new challenge at
ABC Christmas challenge
Its amazing we are up to the letter V

and the theme is Very Merry Christmas

Please use the Sentiment Very Merry Christmas
on its own or incorporated in your sentiment.

I have made some sentiments so you can grab them and play alongif you don't have your own

The sponsor this time is Sweet Stamp Store

Here is my card for the challenge

Here are some challenges I am playing along with:

Deep Ocean - Just One Layer 
Sparkle N Sprinkle - Anything Goes - Glitter, Embossing Powder and/or Flocking.

    CAS on Sunday One Layer Wonder
    Christmas Card Challenges -  Anything Goes
      Crafty Bloggers Network - Christmas
        Crafty Cardmakers - Die Cutting and/or Punching
          House of Cards - (CAS, Classic, Cute, Vintage) Punch and/or Die
            Allsorts - Christmas
              Completely Christmas - Christmas and add a sentiment
              Hugs me x

              Tuesday, 28 October 2014

              CHEVRONS and a DT call

              Good morning friendsIt's time for a new challenge this week at Top Tip Tuesday but its not just any old challenge its a challenge and DT call and we have GREAT tips too!
              The DT Call runs until the 10th November
              BUT as they say strike while the iron is hot wanna enter?
              so be sure to check out how to enter on the current challenge!
              The Challenge theme is CHEVRONS
              and our fabby sponsor is Sweet Stamp Store

              This card is for my Step Son he is an awesome Lad
              My Tip is a simple one: 
              pick your embellishments before your ink...
              I have chosen some enamel dots and a Spectrum Noir pen and distress ink in that order.

              Here are some challenges I am playing along with:

              Brown Sugar – Anything Goes 
              Chocolate, Coffee & Cards - For The Boys

              hugs  me x

              Thursday, 23 October 2014

              Cute or Elegant at As You Like It challenge

              Hey all things here for me as still all over the show
              so a quick post to share our new challenge at

              The Theme is Cute or Elegant?
              and why?

              The sponsor of this challenge is

              Its a difficult choice for sure but I think I have to say my favourite is Cute that's really because
              I love bringing the cute images to life. and they also cheer me up

              Some challenges I would like to play are:
              Jellypark - Autumn/Fall
              Stamp and Create - Fall / Autumn
              Simon Says Stamp Monday - Anything goes
              Love to Create - Anything Goes/Fall Colours

              hugs me 

              Thursday, 16 October 2014

              Better late than never...

              Hi all sorry I have not been here as muchI am very busy with lots of issues kicking off in my family :(The events of the last few weeks are using
              most of my energy and time, I am very sorry if I have not visited your blogs and been a bad blogger... I promise when things settle a little I will be popping around....

              Here are my cards for

              I have direct stamped onto the card and then over coloured the flowers adding some black gel pen and liquid pearls and a sentiment.

              Here are a couple of challenges I am playing:
              Cute Card Thursday One Layer
              Whimsy Inspiration - Anything Goes
              Craft Room Challenge - Make Your Own Background

              And then our challenge at

              For my card I have stamped the snowflakes and sentiment onto the black card and then embossed some acetate with this lovely stag embossing folder. 
              Here are a couple of challenges I am playing:

              Aud Sentiments Challenge - Anything Goes with a sentiment
              Christmas at Sweet Stampin' -  Snowflakes
              Divas by Design - Texture = embossing on acetate.

              Creative Card Crew - Black Cardstock
              Deep Ocean Challenge - Christmas in October
              Oldie But A Goodie - use something at least 6mts old  - Theme - Christmas - Something old is - Silver ink and brads

              hugs me x

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