Wednesday, 1 October 2014

T is for Tree Ornament

This fortnights ABC Christmas challenge
our host is the wonderful Wilma 
Her theme is - Tree Ornament

our awesome sponsor is Zlatoena

For my tree ornament I have made a pocket decoration
Here is the front:
 Back - the little piece of paper folded and sticking out
is a space for money or a Christmas note

Here are some challenges I am playing along with:

Simon says stamp challenge - Anything goes
Crafty Sentiment - Bingo - I used = DP / Die cut / sentiment
  • Craft It Up Anything but a Card
  • Make My Monday - Die cuts and/or Punches
  • Die Cuttin' Divas - Anything Goes + die cut
  • Holly Jolly  - Anything Christmas Goes
    Sweet Stamps - Dies

    hugs me 

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014

    Non traditional

    At Top Tip Tuesday challenge we have Lisa as our Host this time

    The Theme is Non Traditional Christmas
    We want to see non traditional colours for Christmas
    you can also use non traditional images if you would like too.

    Sponsor and Prize
    And we have 2 Guest Designers please visit their blogs once you have stopped by TTT
    Tip: No need to colour all the inner layers,
    Don't waste your time I have stamped my image 4 times and the only middle that is coloured in full is the top layer.

    Here are some challenge s I am playing along with:

    Winter Wonderland - Layer it up
    Clear It Out - Stash: Grey spectrum pens
    Holly Jolly - Anything Christmas Goes
    Christmas Stampin' All Year Long - Non Traditional Colors
    A Gem of a Challenge - CLEAN and SIMPLE

  • Completely Christmas - Anything Goes

  • Crafting At the Weekend - Anything goes & they have a DT call

    Hugs me x

    Thursday, 25 September 2014

    On the 25th of December....

    Its Thursday and its time for a new As you like it challenge

    Our fabby sponsor is Freckled Fawn 

    This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
    your Favourite Digi Stamp (& why).

    There are so many Digi stamps that I love but I have to say that I totally love this All dressed up image its so easy to colour She's everything  I would love to be, THIN! haha
    I have digitally masked the image and then added the text over I have done this a few times for the image and the text is a Christmas tree poem.

    Here are a few challenges I am playing along with:

    Crafty Catz - Pretty Women
    Crafty Sentiment - Christmas in September
    Inky Chicks - Anything Goes
    Through The Craft Room Door - Always Anything Goes

    Crafty Bloggers Network - Anything Goes
    Crafty Boots - Anything Goes
    Stamps & Fun = Creativity - Selfmade Background

    Have a great Thursday hugs me x

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014

    A lovely few days...

    Hi Everyone what a lovely few days we have had here in the uk
    normally when we return to the UK after our family visits to Sardinia its pouring with rain... 

    This year we have had several days of sunshine yay!
    you saw yesterday we picked all the plums from our little plum tree
    I have been making Jam

    Plum Conserve and plum Jam on the left and some blackberry Jam from the blackberries at our allotment on the right hand side of the phtoto

    This is the plum conserve on my home-made bread.

    Ok so here's the thing while I am enjoying the last of summer I am still on track with my Christmas card pile...

    Its my turn to host the next challenge at ABC Christmas challenge and the theme is S - Something Festive
    Nice and easy!

    Our fabulous sponsor is 
    Freckled Fawn

    who kindly set some goodies for us to use...
    For my card I have used some rub ons, washi tape and some gems

    Challenges I am playing are:

    Dream Valley - No Stamps

    City Crafter Challenge - Diagonals
    Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - Anything Goes
    Completely Christmas - Anything Goes
    Dream it Up - Christmas and the Holidays

    have a great rest of the week hugs me x

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