Wednesday, 31 December 2008


Just want to wish you all a very Happy new year!!!! see ya all 2009 :)
This is Benji on Christmas day with a santa hat I got him, he wasn't happy wearing it for a photo,
just thought I would show you all as he is such a cutie :) :)
hugzz xx

Thursday, 18 December 2008

Merry Christmas to You :)

Just want to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a peaceful new year :) hope Santa brings you all loads of crafting goodies. See you all 2009 :)
hugzzzzzzzzzzzzz xx

Awards.....Lots of awards..... :) :) :)

Just received this posh award from Jackie :)
Thanks Jackie!! :)

This award is from Beth {my little card blog} and Ali
from Alison's crafty palace :) thanks to you both :)

thanks ladies!!

This was kindly awarded to me from Val {the crafting pad}
And from Deb {bubbledeb} thanks ladies, sorry took me so long to upload them.

Saturday, 13 December 2008

holiday "hello"

Another Christmas card today :) The dotty paper is from Making Memories, I used labels one nesties and Stampin up scallop circle punch and stamped in centre with Stampin up rubber stamp. I added some candy cane striped ribbon and embossed top and bottom of card with cuttlebug embossing borders, oh.... and a "little bling".
Happy crafting :)

Thursday, 11 December 2008

little mittens

I made todays card for my friend for Christmas, I wont say who incase she is reading this post {LOL} I used my labels one nestabilities and the mittens from my Lizzie Anne stamp set and I cut them out attached some string {do you remember as a kid having your mittens like this? :) }
I swiss dotted {of course!!} the background, bit of "bling in each corner and some gingham ribbon.
Have a fab friday!!! :)

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Todays card is using one of my favourite stamps {thats if we can have "favourites" lol}, its Penny blacks nature's dance. I added some stickles to the berries for a bit of frost.
The background paper is from Lizzie Anne designs and wide gingham ribbon with a pearl ribbon buckle to finish.
Not long now til santa comes... ho..ho..ho :)
Have a great day :)

Monday, 8 December 2008

Cute wooden reindeer

Hi :) :) I bought these cute reindeer decorations from Tesco today {12 for 99p......bargain!!! }
I had seen them on Rach's blog, so I loved them so much I had to get a packet :) I simply cut off the string attached and added a red "bling" nose to him :) label nestabilities and a swiss dotted background and some gingham ribbon and a threaded button to finish.
Happy tree decorating!!! :) :)

Sunday, 7 December 2008

"Baby its cold outside"

Here is another card made with the cute forever friends Christmas stamp, I just love this stamp :) I coloured using copics, swiss dotted the bottom half of my card, added some ribbon, "bling" and pearls and the sentiment is from my Lizzie Anne stamp set.
Have a great Sunday :) :)

Saturday, 6 December 2008

Stamp something challenge ~ snow

Well..... I cant sleep, so I decided to get up have some warm milk and blog :) :)
This is for Stamp something challenge, its my first time taking part in their challenges.
My stamp is forever friends and I adore this stamp, its so cute!!! I coloured with copics and added stickles. I cuttlebugged a border along the top of card adding bling for the berries.
I off back to bed, starting to feel sleepy now {BIG YAWN!!!!!}

My Christmas tree & Mickey & Minnie share a kiss :)

I thought I would share these photos of my Christmas tree and an ornament Craig and I bought on our anniversary :) Mickey and Minnie, its called the Christmas kiss, isn't that romantic!!! :) :)
Im not the worlds greatest photographer, they look much nicer in real life.
Have a great weekend :)

Friday, 5 December 2008

Papertake weekly ~ recipe challenge

Over at Papertake weekly is a recipe challenge, to use a rectangle (which is my main vintage image, I think is soooo cute :) } , to use ribbon and a round embellishment, so I used two sticky round pearls. I quite pleased with this card :)
Im off to bed now its very late, but wanted to blog hop before I went LOL.
I had a lovely day today spent with my husband, we shopped and bought some beautiful disney decorations, then we went for a meal and then the cinema, we really enjoyed ourselves.
Night, night :) :)

Thursday, 4 December 2008

Time for mittens :)

Well its snowing!!!!! oooooh I love it!!! :) its so festive :) time to get out the mittens and wrap up warm :)
These cute mittens are from my new Lizzie Anne stamp set, I stamped them on oval nestie and layered onto my labels. The white card is cuttlebugged with snowflakes and some gingham ribbon to finish.
Its my wedding anniversary today the 4th of december, one year married :) and we shall be going out for a lovely meal {awwwwwwww} :) :)
Enjoy the snow!!!!

Monday, 1 December 2008

Snow family

I bought this stamp too on my shopping spee :) its from Cornish heritage farms and I couldn't resist buying it as im sure you can appreciate. I coloured it with my copics and managed not to let it bleed with my versafine ink :) {LOL} The DP is from Lizzie Anne designs, I got a pack of 8 sheets 8x8 for only £2.99, bargain!!! :) the sentiment circle stamp is from my new Stampin up set and I added some candy striped ribbon at either side.
I was at a remembrance Carol service this evening, it was at the funeral home were my Grandfather was buried from :( I found it very emotional, I really miss my Grandfather and now this is my first Christmas without him.
Back tomorrow with another card to share :)

Sunday, 30 November 2008

Holiday cheer

This is some of the stash I bought yesterday :) The cup of cocoa stamp is from my new Lizzie Anne stamps, the design paper is also from Lizzie Anne, I used my labels one nesties and some satin burgundy ribbon with a "little bling" in centre. The scallop circle is from Stampin up and just a regular circle punch to layer with.
I really am enjoying making all these cards for my second Christmas order, I would never tire of Christmas I just love it!!! :)
Hope your Sunday is happy :)

Saturday, 29 November 2008

Our creative corner challenge ~ snowmen/snowfakes

This little snowman looks like a happy chappy :) my friend let me stamp him out with black archival ink to see if it would work well with my copics and it did :) it never bled at all.
I have tried a few black ink pads and no joy with the ink from the copics bleeding {any suggestions would be gratefully appreciated :)} I of course used my nesties, some gingham ribbon and swiss dotted bottom of card.
I went out today crafty shopping!!! :) :) yaaaay!!!! {Millhouse Crafts, Ballymoney, if you check my blog list you will see happy accidents, click on it and you will get to Mandy's from there} we all love those types of shopping days where no supermarkets are involved {LOL} got myself more new stamps, got Kim Hughes sentiments, Lizzie Anne Christmas stamps and matching Lizzie Anne papers and snow family from CHF {Cornish heritage farms} also a set of star shaped nestabilities and ribbon. So a great day, im well pleased :)
Enjoy the rest of your weekend :)
This card is for our creative corner challenge, which theme is snowmen/snowflakes :) :)

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Vintage Christmas

Here is a vintage style Christmas card I made using my new nesties {a real must have for all your Christmas wish lists :) :) } The stamp is by Personal Impressions, bought 2 years ago and this is about the second time I have used it and I must say I do love it :)
I added stickles for the ice {zoom in to view) a little gingham bow and some pearl sticky stones.
The blue paper is my mind's eye, loved it soooo much I bought more of it today {LOL}
Just got an order for more Christmas cards, so im well pleased, which also means I shall be blogging more Christmas cards :) :)
Enjoy your evening :)

Wednesday, 26 November 2008

For my Mum :)

I made this card for my Mum for Christmas, I usually like to buy her one, but she gets so disappointed if its not one of my own handmade cards :)
My friend gave me this gorgeous stamp, she wasn't using it anymore, I love it!!! I added "bling" stickles and gingham ribbon to it. I layered up my new label nesties and swiss dotted the largest.
The spotty paper is from Stampin up :) Looking forward to getting my stamps this week from the Stampin up party :)
Have a fab day!!!!! :) :)

Tuesday, 25 November 2008

Arty girlz challenge ~ favourite colours

Over at Arty girlz challenge blog this week is to use your favourite colours. I am a huge red fan as im sure you have already guessed, I also love pink. I love to team red with blues I love the two colours together.
Do you like "my new label nestabilities" ?? My friend brought me them back from America, and they have been on my crafty wish list for quite a while, so im over the moon with them.
I cuttlebugged a dotted border added candy striped ribbon {from Forget me not crafts, Belfast}
I used my big snowflake from cuttlebug and on top I used the packaging from sweets at our stampin up party {the 2 scallops were sandwiched together with a beautiful chocolate and I thought to myself , "well I could use this on a card!!"
I have been awarded with a couple of awards and a tag so I shall post them up sometime this week.
Have a great evening :)

Monday, 24 November 2008

Another Mr Penguin card, I love this stamp {did you notice?? LOL} I embossed the card with the snowflake folder added burgundy gingham ribbon and of course used my nesties and coloured this little guy with copics.
Have a great day :) :)

Friday, 21 November 2008

Christmas dove

This beautiful stamp was sent to me from Deb Golan {Stampin on the mountain} last Christmas and im only getting round to using it now, I absolutely love it!!! I made this card for Deb and im going to post it out to her, she is a lovely person and very thoughtful and kind, plus she makes amazing cards, you have to pop over and see her work.
I used my nesties and cuttlebugged bottom half of card, added my minds eye paper to top half some "bling" and gingham ribbon was used to finish it off.
Have a fabulous weekend :)

Thursday, 20 November 2008

Mr Penguin

Here is Mr Penguin again :) I think he is super cute. The card is made from green cardstock and the spotty paper is from American Crafts, I used my nesties {of course LOL} and added some sheer red ribbon and a little red jingle bell.
The Stampin up party was fabulous!!!! we all had a great time, I hadn't time to take a picture of the card I made, but as soon as I do I will post it :) I ordered the circle of friendship sentiments, so cant wait to get them :)
Enjoy your evening!!! :)

Wednesday, 19 November 2008


Another Christmas card today :) hope you are all not fed up looking, but at this moment im working on my own cards and thought I would share them with you all.
I cuttlebugged the green cardstock half swiss dots and half snowflakes, then used my oval nestabilities layered and stamped the word "JOY" and used a threaded button for the "O" to finish I added gingham ribbon :)
Have a great day, and thanks for all your lovely comments :)

Tuesday, 18 November 2008

Christmas bauble

I made this card from...... "cant live without" LOL nestabilities!! these are so great these dinky little cards and very quick and easy to make.
The Christmas bauble is from my Kim Hughes holiday stamps and I have paper pieced it with my minds eye papers and added a little "bling".
Im going to a Stampin up party tomorrow night, I CANT WAIT :) :)
enjoy your evening :)