Friday, 27 February 2009

♥ Cute card thursday ~ Animal magic ♥

The theme this week is Animal magic over at Cute card thursday, soooo I got out my Elzybells sheep again {LOL :) can you blame me?? they are just the sweetest :) } The papers I bought yesterday and are new from Making Memories ~ flower patch, I think they are gorgeous
The ribbon is Papertrey and I added Kaisercraft pearl blue sticky stones to embellish.
Have a fab weekend

Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Check out Elzybells new stamps ♥ ♥

Oh you so have to check out Elzybells new stamps, all I can say is that they are Yummilicious!!!!
There is also a chance to win everyone of the new stamps released today, so hurry to be in with a chance of winning :)

♥ Papertake weekly ~ Dawnys sketch # 9 ♥

This weeks challenge is a sketch over at Papertake weekly challenge :) its my first time joining in one of Dawn's fabby sketches :)
I used my cute sheep again {Elzybells} and paper pieced his little jumper. I used oval nesties and the sentiment {Elzybells} is stamped on a Spellbinders wizard ribbon tag.
Some gingham card for the background and a bit of "bling in each corner"
Have a great evening

Sunday, 22 February 2009

♥ God is Love ♥

I used this lovely butterfly stamp from Kim Hughes again today, its such a great stamp to paper piece {especially when you have loads of leftover card/paper lying around your craft desk :) }
I used oval nesties and sticky Hero Arts stones. The pink flowery paper is from Papertrey {raspberry fizz} and God is love sentiment {My sentiments exactly stamps}.
Have a fantastic Sunday

Saturday, 21 February 2009

an award from Tracie

Tracie Jane from Pinkangel awarded me this lovely award last week, thanks so much Tracie :)
I would like to pass this on to all my blogging buddies :) :) :)
Hopefully I will have a card later, have a fabulous weekend

Wednesday, 18 February 2009

♥ life is like a butterfly ♥

Today's card is made using more of my collection of Kim Hughes stamps :) The butterfly is from the Little Gal set and I stamped it onto kraft card and cut it out and added a threaded pink heart button. The "friends" sentiment is from Kim's sentiment collection. The pink flowery paper is from Papertrey and I used my labels nesties, some olive green stitched ribbon and a large round pink button tied with string.
Have a lovely evening

Tuesday, 17 February 2009

♥ Sister ♥

Still staying on the theme of red, white and blue, I have made my sister's birthday card :)
Both shoe and sentiment stamps are from my Kim Hughes {little gal} collection. I used my label nestie and embossed the hearts on it. Also used oval plain and scallop nesties and small and large oval punches for the sentiment with 2 sticky hero arts pearl gems.
Have a great evening

Monday, 16 February 2009

Colour Create Challenge ~ red, white & blue

Well as you can see this weeks challenge at Colour create is red, white and blue. I have used my newest Kim Hughes stamps {little gal} aren't they sooooo adorable!!! I used my swiss hearts folder for the background on Papertrey pure poppy cardstock and the blue ribbon is from Cosmo Cricket. The red flower buttons are from my stash and I added the white polka dots with white pen.
Have a great evening

Sunday, 15 February 2009

♥ a little birdie told me ♥

Hope you all had a lovely Valentine's day ♥♥♥ My husband and I went out for lunch and then a bit of shopping, got myself a new coat :) Tomorrow after church we are going out for our Valentine's meal as hubby had to work tonight.
I made this card for my cousin's birthday and she just loves birds, so I used my new east of india ribbon {isn't it fab!!} its not that yellowy colour in real life, its more cream {my bad photography skills again, lol} the stamped sentiment is from Inkadinkadoo and I used kraft cardstock and gingham paper and a stringed button :) Forgot to mention I used my long nesties to stamp sentiment.
Enjoy your evening :)

Friday, 13 February 2009

♥ from me to ewe ♥

This little sheep melts my heartits again from my new Elzybells stamp set. I paper pieced his cute little jumper and he is stamped and coloured on Kraft cardstock using white versamagic ink with a brush {very very easy and effective} I used oval nesties, some gingham card and olive grosgrain stitched ribbon with a threaded button.
Have a fabulous Valentines day, hope you all get loadsa chocolates, im off out for lunch tomorrow and Sunday ♥♥♥

Thursday, 12 February 2009

Valentine card ♥♥

Just finished making this valentine card using new Scenic route paper {which I think is gorgeous} its double-sided paper. The red chipboard heart is from Heidi Swapp, the romance button is from Junkitz which I tied string through. I scallop punched a black border and added 3 pearl sticky gems.
I also received this fabulous award from Rose Ann :) thanks a million Rose Ann :) :)
it was deigned by Marianne from I like markers, how cool is this!!!!!
I would like to pass it onto, Lauren, Andrea and Nikki

Wednesday, 11 February 2009

♥ Wishing ewe warm cuddles ♥

Today is another ewe stamp from my new Elzybells stamp set, they stamp really crisp and clear :) I highlighted parts of the ewe with copics and have used my new tiny swiss hearts folder on Papertrey cardstock added wide gingham ribbon and a button to embellish.
Hope "ewe" are having a great evening :) :) :)

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

♥ Colour Create Challenge ♥

This weeks challenge at Colour Create is PEACH and AQUA. My new swiss hearts {as I call it} arrived today, its a cuttlebug A2 combo called love language, you get both the gorgeous folder which is now officially my "favourite cuttlebug embossing folder" :) :) Also got these cutie stamps from Elzybells :) I paper pieced the sheeps jumper {LOL} and stamped sentiment from same set and punched out from oval punch. Ribbon is from Mayarts and the button is from my "old slippers"{LOL} which I threaded some string through.
Enjoy your evening :)

Monday, 9 February 2009

♥ Sweet Cherry ♥

I was out saturday past {crafty shopping LOL} and this cherry stamp was one of the items I treated myself to {Denami designs} its coloured using copics, punched out from circle punch layered on Stampin up scallop punch and then on oval nesties. The ribbon tag is from spellbinders and the "SWEET" sentiment is from Kim Hughes {sweet thang stamp collection} some bling and ribbon to jazz it up.
Have a great day :)

Michelle at Card Grotto has some lovely candy to give away, check it out here!!

♥ CPS featuring Papertrey ♥

CPS this week is featuring Papertrey continuing to celebrate their 2nd anniversary. I loved the sketch so im joining in the fun as there is a super!!! prize up for grabs :)
All card I used is Papertrey {apart from base card which is from Denami} I used my star nesties a threaded button and Kim Hughes stamped sentiment. The brown velvet scalloped ribbon is from Cosmo cricket.
Happy Monday :)

Friday, 6 February 2009

Papertrey Rainbow Colour Challenge

Over at Papertrey there is a chance to win a years worth of their fabulous cardstock and I mean its AMAZING!! You must include the 4 colours and link up to their blog.
Pure poppy, ocean tide, ripe avocado, and summer sunrise are the 4 colours. All my cardstock is from Papertrey and the ribbon also and the stamped sentiment {Green thumb}. I added a threaded button and some bling :) :)
Have a great weekend :)

Thursday, 5 February 2009

Colour Create Challenge

A new challenge called Colour Create started today and you are challenged to used these 3 colours, pink, green and brown. My card and paper are both from Papertrey {raspberry fizz}, my velvet brown ribbon {Cosmo Cricket} and I cut and embossed my butterfly with cuttlebug cut/combo die collection and jazzed him up with 3 pearls :) I must admit I enjoyed this colour combo it works very nicely together.
Enjoy your evening :)

Monday, 2 February 2009

Papertake weekly ~ hearts or flowers or both

This week at Papertake weekly challenge is hearts/flowers or just flowers.
Well I made this card for my friends birthday using Papertrey stamps and Papertrey raspberry fizz flower design paper. I added bling and stickles to centre of flower image and 2 pearl gems beside the sentiment. The base card is bazzil cardstock {which I think looks quite like kraft card}

Have a great day :)
I have updated my etsy with some stamps never used or used once or twice, there is a Rachelle Anne Miller among them if anyone is interested :)

Sunday, 1 February 2009

Here is another little Japanese doll stamp from Hero Arts {which I love}. I just stamped her onto white card coloured with copics and bling :) I used my rectangle nesties onto some pink distressed paper which I found lying about on my craft desk. The "thank you" sentiment is a stamp by Denami Designs.
Hope you are having a great Sunday :)