Tuesday, 31 March 2009

♥ Daring cardmakers ~ chicks or bunnies ♥

Well two posts in one day!!!! Yeeeeehaaaaaa :) {LOL} I haven't joined in the Daring cardmakers in ages, so was able to join in the fun this week, theme being....... chicks or bunnies or both
CARD RECIPE: Cute chick ~ Penny Black, yellow cardstock ~ Papertrey and I used my swiss dots folder, dotty paper ~ Doodlebug and scallop & plain oval Nesties. To finish I added gingham ribbon and "bling"

♥ sweetie pie ♥


I just finished making this little card using my favourite stamps :) .......... Kim Hughes :)
CARD RECIPE: Stamps ~ Kim hughes, long rectangle plain and scalloped Nestabilities, Wizard ribbon tag, Sheer pink with brown dots ribbon, Stampin up scallop punch, plain circle punch, scallop circle nestie, dotty paper ~ My Mind's Eye.
Have a great evening

Friday, 27 March 2009

L♥ve Birds

I was asked to make a Ruby Wedding card and I love this look as you all know, thought it was something different than the normal, let me know what you think???
CARD RECIPE: Stamps ~ love birds and sentiment both Kim Hughes {Cornish Heritage farms}
Label nesties, oval plain & scalloped nesties, swiss hearts cuttlebug folder and a blue pearl gem.
Ribbon ~ East of India.
Enjoy your weekend


Thursday, 26 March 2009

♥ Somebirdy special ♥

Another little birdie card today, I cant resist buying bird stamps!!! {LOL}
CARD RECIPE: Birdie stamp ~ Amuse {stitched garden clear stamps set}, plain and scalloped oval Nestabilities, Sentiment ~ Kim Hughes {Cornish Heritage Farms}, green bazzill bling card embossed with swiss hearts {love language} and I paper pieced the stamp with gingham paper and some gingham ribbon and threaded buttons to dress the card.
Checkout here for sneak peek of new cuttlebug folders release {I cant wait!!!!}
Have a great friday tomorrow


Tuesday, 24 March 2009

♥ A spoonful of sugar ~ Easter ♥


This weeks theme is Easter over at A spoonful of sugar :) so here is my card.
CARD RECIPE: Sheep stamp ~ Penny Black {coloured with copics}, spotty paper ~ Doodlebug.
plain and scalloped circle Nestabilities, yellow cardstock ~Papertrey, Easter sentiment {typed on computer} and ribbon and "bling" to dress the card.
Have a lovely evening


Monday, 23 March 2009

little Japanese doll ♥♥


Today I have used my little japanese doll stamps again {loving these}
CARD RECIPE: Stamps ~ Hero Arts, plain and scalloped rectangle Nestabilities, spotted paper ~ Doodlebug, and a bit of "bling" :)
Hope you all had a great Monday

Sunday, 22 March 2009

♥ Sweetie ♥

Another sweetie card today :) Hope you are all enjoying Mother's day and having plenty of pampering :)
CARD RECIPE: Stamps ~ Kim Hughes, dotty paper ~ My Mind's eye, labels nesties, heart pin ~ Fancy Pants, ribbon from stash and I coloured my "bling" with copics :)
Enjoy your evening


Friday, 20 March 2009

♥ Mother's day ♥



Edited this post to add my mum's Mother's day card too, and just to say "Happy Mothers day" to all you fabulous mums out there :) ♥♥♥



I have just one more Mother's day card to make :) this one is for my Mother in law as she adores butterflies, so just have to make my mum's card
CARD RECIPE: Paper~ Making Memories {flower patch} which I stitched with my new Janome mini sewing machine {actually got for Christmas!!}, butterfly {cuttlebug die}, sentiment {typed and printed on computer}, ribbon ~ Amuse, pearl stones to dress card :)
Have a fabulous weekend

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

♥ honey bee ♥

Todays card is using the totally cute honey bees stamps from Kim Hughes :) which I have so much fun using :)
CARD RECIPE: Stamps ~ Kim Hughes {Cornish heritage farms}, Papertrey Kraft card, flower patterned paper from DCWV, ribbon and bling to dress the card from stash.
Happy Wednesday

Tuesday, 17 March 2009

♥ Last Arty Girlz Challenge :( ♥

Today is the last challenge over at Arty Girlz :( so I had to join in with them to say farewell :(
The theme is stamping, which is the exact theme they started their challenge blog with.
CARD RECIPE: Hero Arts Japanese dolls clear stamps, Papertrey {raspberry fizz} paper, Papertrey Kraft cardstock, oval plain & scalloped Nestabilities and Sentiment {Elzybells}, some ribbon, bling and pearl stones to dress up the card.
Have a great evening



Monday, 16 March 2009

♥ "hey tweetie" ♥ A spoonful of sugar ~ gems ♥


Im sure you probably all have noticed by now that I just adore birds, I have loads of bird stamps and owls and then of course couldn't resist buying the bird nesties {LOL} :)
This cute chick is from another set of stamps bought {and unopened, slap!! slap!! LOL}, they are Penny black and there is quite a few stamps in the set, so I need to get inkin up the rest of them :)
CARD RECIPE: Spotty paper ~ My Mind's Eye, Sentiment~ Kim hughes, Ribbon ~ Cosmo Cricket, and threaded buttons and some bling to dress up the card :)
Have a great Monday
EDITED: This morning when I checked out challenge over at A Spoonful of Sugar, it was to add gems to your card, so this card from last night fits the challenge perfectly!!! also this is my first time entering spoonful of sugar challenges since I designed for them at beginning, so im delighted to be able to join in the fun ♥

Friday, 13 March 2009

♥ New bird Nesties ♥

I bought these new Nestabilities yesterday, I think they are adorable!!!
CARD RECIPE: Bird Nestabilities {embossed with cuttlebug swiss hearts}, paper~ Making Memories {flower patch}, stamped sentiment ~ Inkadinkadoo, ribbon ~ Cosmo Cricket.
I swiss dotted the base of my card and added a threaded button and some sticky pearl stones.
Have a fabulous weekend

Tuesday, 10 March 2009

♥ Friends furever ♥

Would you believe I bought these cute stamps last year {I know!!! LOL}, they are My Favourite things stamps and I have another set to open {we must all have unopened stamps LOL}
CARD RECIPE: Stamps ~ My favourite things, spotty paper ~ Amuse, ribbon ~ Cosmo cricket,
Scallop and plain rectangle Nestabilities.
Enjoy your evening


Monday, 9 March 2009

♥ Cute card thursday ~ Food or drink ♥

Cute card thursdays challenge for thursday past was themed "food and/or drink"
My card recipe: dotty paper ~ Doodlebug, labels 2 nestabilities, Kim Hughes ice-cream {little gal set}, I paper pieced ice-cream with Amuse dotty paper, buttons from my stash, sentiment {studioG stamp}
Have a great evening


Sunday, 8 March 2009

♥ "shoes" ♥


We all love nice shoes, well I know I do :) I can hardly pass a shoe shop window without having to stop for a nosey :)

CARD RECIPE: Shoe stamp ~ Kim Hughes {little gal}, Sentiment ~ Papertrey {green thumb},
Cuttlebug embossing folder ~ {love language combo set}, Scalloped and plain rectangle nestabilities.
Have a great Sunday

Friday, 6 March 2009

♥ Life is sweet ♥


I made this card with more new stamps :) the ice~cream is from Kim Hughes {little gal}, I paper pieced the wafer part with kraft card and coloured with copics and added some stickles. Spotty paper is from Amuse, life is sweet stamp {Prima stamps}, ribbon and heart buttons from stash.
Still dont feel 100% but I'll keep myself busy creating cards.
Have a fab weekend

Thursday, 5 March 2009

This card was supposed to be for Elzybells sketch challenge, but it didn't go that way {LOL} so its just a plain ole "me" card :)
Card recipe: ♥♥♥ Scallop and plain circle nesties ~ Amuse green spotty cardstock ~ Elzybells stamps ~ Cosmo cricket ribbon ~ button ~ sticky pearl stones.
Thats all for today, not feeling too well :(

Wednesday, 4 March 2009

Look what I got!! ♥

Zee from Stamp and sparkle gave this gorgeous award, and 3 things I love is ladybirds, hearts ♥♥♥ and the colour pink, so this is definitely perfect for me :)
Gosh I cant pick ten tonight, I will pop back later this week with my list
Have a great thursday

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

♥ Mojo Monday ♥



This is my first time joining the Mojo Monday sketch :) The sketches are fantastic!!
I used Papertrey kraft cardstock, Making memories {flower patch paper}, Papertrey ribbon, blue sticky pearls and of course my cute sheep from Elzybells.
Have a great evening

Monday, 2 March 2009

♥ Cutie ♥

I made a little baby card this evening using a very old stamp I have had for years, isn't it really cute?? its from Hero arts and not sure if its retired or not, you may still be able to get.
The spotted paper is from Lasting Impressions and I love the distressed look of it. I used both plain and scalloped nesties and my oval punch {large} for sentiment {Kim Hughes}.
A threaded pink button, gingham ribbon and 2 pearl sticky stones to embellish.
Have a fab evening


Sunday, 1 March 2009

♥ Our creative corner sketch challenge ♥

I loved the sketch over at Our creative Corner this week. I used my new Kim Hughes ~ the birds and the bees stamps, aren't they "adorable" I used up some coloured pieces of cardstock and my oval and oval scallop nesties. To finish off I added a threaded button and 2 pearl gems.
Happy weekend