Monday, 20 December 2010

♥ Merry Christmas bloggers ♥

Have a lovely Christmas everyone :) and please remember to keep Christ in Christmas, because if Christ wasn't born to save us from our sins, we wouldn't have Christmas or Salvation.

Blessings ♥♥

Sunday, 19 December 2010

♥ Allsorts challenge ~ Anything goes ♥

It's the last challenge of 2010 over at Allsorts challenge, theme is anything goes :) I made this wee card just the other day using 3 bugs in a rug die cuts and spotty paper and some lovely Papertrey spotty ribbon and pearls to decorate. I embossed some cardstock which I had pre-scalloped using Stamping up border punch.

Have a lovely evening ♥♥

Thursday, 16 December 2010

♥ Little vintage boy and his pup ♥

A non Christmas theme today using a little vintage print out image I found in my stash :)
I inked around the edges and matted and layered onto nesties. The sentiment is from Papertrey, cut out using labels by Spellbinders. Paper is My mind's eye and I embossed border Cuttlebug buttons down each side and added velvet scalloped ribbon and a threaded button :)
Only one week until the jolly red giant himself arrives ... LOL ;)

Have a lovely evening ♥♥

Monday, 13 December 2010

♥ Forever friends Santa Claus ♥

A very simple Christmas card today using my Forever friends Santa stamp {love him :) }
Coloured with copics and embossed the image with swiss dots folder to give it a snow effect :) and simply layered onto 3 bugs in a rug paper which I die cut with the labels nesties and added pearl stones to embellish :)

Have a nice evening ♥♥

Sunday, 12 December 2010

♥ Allsorts Challenge ~ last minute Christmas ♥


I got this cute Forever friends rubber stamp from The Glitterpot sale, a bargain at only £2.24 :) and I got another one too, plus it was free postage to celebrate their 5 year anniversary.
Over at Allsorts challenge it is last minute Christmas projects, as I have all my cards made this could be classed as a last minute one as you never know who you might have forgotten .. LOL :)
The sentiment is Elzybells cut with Spellbinders label die, and I used rectangle plain and scalloped nesties, some ribbon and pearl stones and a little stickles to finish.
Enjoy your evening ♥♥

Saturday, 11 December 2010

♥ Let's Craft and Create ~ Christmas ♥


Here's a card I made using a little wooden Christmas tree reindeer decoration from Tesco {last year}. I added a glass stone for his nose and used My minds eye spotty paper. I embossed sentiment with a Sizzix folder and embossed up the side of card with Cuttlebug border and added stickles.
This is for the Let's Craft and Create Challenge, to create something to do with Christmas :)
Im bored watching X factor ... LOL ... so just thought I would blog instead .. LOL .. ;)

Enjoy the rest of your evening ♥♥

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

♥ Little cute vintage card ♥

I adore this cute little vintage printout :) I got it last year and haven't a clue which freebie site it was from :( I found two amongst my stash and as I now dont have a printer im a bit disappointed that I can't print more.
I inked round the edge of image and added stickles here and there and mounted on a rectangle scalloped nestie. I embossed Papertrey card and added more stickles and pearl stones to finish :)

Have a lovely evening, the snow here has no mission of melting!!! ... LOL ♥♥
Ps ... Wouldn't this image make a beautiful rubber stamp??? :) ♥

Tuesday, 7 December 2010

♥ A Spoonfull of Sugar ~ Christmas ♥

It's the last challenge of this year over at A Spoonfull of Sugar, so I decided to join in :)
Theme ~ Christmas card
Supplies used ~ Snowman stamp from Memorybox , labels 4 nesties, rectangle & oval nesties
warm wishes embossing folder from Sizzix and Swiss dots folder from Cuttlebug and some pearl stone and spotty ribbon from stash :)

Have a lovely evening ♥♥

Monday, 6 December 2010

♥ Gracie in the snow :) ♥




First time ever Gracie's tiny little paws have been in the snow ♥♥ She loved it soooo much!!
Just thought I would share a few photos that I captured on camera :)
hugzz ♥♥


Sunday, 5 December 2010

♥ One stop craft challenge ~ Tea or coffee Time ♥

Tea or coffee inspiration time over at One stop craft challenge this week, so here is my card :)
Stamp ~ All night media {I have had this stamp for years!! ... LOL }, oval and scalloped nesties, kraft cardstock using labels 4 nesties, Papertrey ribbon and Papertrey stamped sentiment, some pearl stones for to finish it off :)

Enjoy your evening {I am very late posting tonight as I was waiting on my camera battery charging, LOL } ♥♥♥

Friday, 3 December 2010

♥ Stamp challenges ~ Christmas colour combo ♥

A Vintage look card today :) love this stamp and I have it a few years its from Inkadinkadoo.
Stamped it on Kraft card from Papertrey with Elzybells inkpad and embossed red cardstock, added East of India ribbon and a button threaded with East of India string. I embossed the edge of card with Cuttlebug border and added a little stickles here and there.
This card is for this weeks challenge at Stamp Challenges to use a Christmas colour combo, so im off over to link it up.

Have a great weekend , its my 3rd Wedding Anniversary tomorrow :) how time flies!!! ♥♥

Thursday, 2 December 2010

♥ Cute card Thursday ~ The Blues ♥

Blue is the theme over at Cute card thursday, :) think I got it covered??? .... LOL :)
I used a beautiful snowman stamp from Impression Obsession, Labels nestie, sentiment ~ Elzybells who I still sadly miss :( blue polka dot ribbon ~ Papertrey, blue polka dot threaded button and thats about it :) im off over to link up my card.

Enjoy your evening ♥♥

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

♥ Papertake Weekly ~ Sketch ♥

This is my card for this weeks sketch challenge over at Papertake Weekly :)
The base embossed cardstock is from Die cuts with a view, I then embossed a labels nestie with hearts Cuttlebug folder and layered oval plain and scalloped nesties, topped off with a gorgeous 3d sticker {isn't it yummy}. The birthday wishes sentiment is from Papertrey so is the lovely polka dot ribbon.

Enjoy your evening ♥♥

Tuesday, 30 November 2010

♥ One stop craft challenge ~ Christmas Cuties ♥

Christmas Cuties is the theme over at One stop craft challenge, so I used my ever so cute Penny Black sheep {loooove this little guy :) }, I embossed the card with snowflakes and the sentiment is from Elzybells. I used round and label nesties and a Spellbinder label die for the sentiment and the ribbon is from Papertrey.

I have re~opened my wee Etsy shop again and put a few rubber stamps and handmade cards and there is a Cuttlebug folder for sale there too all very cheap if anyone is interested :)

Have a lovely evening ♥♥

Friday, 26 November 2010

♥ Crafty catz weekly challenge ~ Christmas ♥

Gosh im in a real challenge mood ... LOL :) found another crafty challenge blog called, Crafty catz challenge, the theme is "Christmas" so here is my card :)
Kraft card for the base, then embossed snowflakes folder onto turquoise cardstock, big snowflake is a Cuttlebug die with "bling" and a corded button, and some Cosmo Cricket music paper, I also scalloped edge of card with Stampin up border punch :)

Hugzz ♥♥

Thursday, 25 November 2010

♥ Papertake weekly ~ Cut it out ♥

I made this card for my Husband's Aunt, who will be 70 next week :). I think its quite elegant and im pleased the way it turned out :)
Im entering this card for this weeks Papertake weekly challenge ~ Cut it out :) the team want to see a cut out or die cut somewhere on your card, so mine is this elegant butterfly :)
The butterfly is a Cuttlebug die that I embossed and added pearl stones too. The coral pearlised cardstock is embossed with roses folder, and I embossed a border up the side of the card too.
A spellbinders label was used to stamp sentiment from Papertrey and some beautiful coral sheer ribbon tied around the card to finish it off.

hugzzz ♥♥


♥ Blog candy at One stop craft challenge ♥

Hi there, over at One stop craft challenge blog there is some lovely candy up for grabs, all you have to do is post this on your blog and link it up, simple as that :)

Have a nice evening ♥♥

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

♥ Lets craft and create challenge ~ anything goes ♥



Evening all :) I found another challenge blog called Lets craft and create. The theme this week is "Anything Goes", check out link for details and how to enter and what you can win :)
Im still with the Christmas theme, so I stamped this lovely snowman from Impression Obsession and lightly coloured him adding stickles and "bling" for his nose :) I used both plain and scalloped rectangle nesties and embossed red card with holly folder, added some matching dotty ribbon and there you have it :) im off to link my card up :)


Enjoy the rest of your evening ♥♥


Sunday, 21 November 2010

♥ One stop craft challenge ~ Snow people ♥


I found this challenge blog whilst hopping for challenges :) so many to choose from, when I started blogging there where just a small handful :)
The theme is "snow people", thought this little snow person was a cutie, its from Elzybells, whom I miss dearly!!! the sentiment is from Memorybox, dotty paper from Papertrey and stickles and bling and of course nesties {label 4, I think, I cant keep up... LOL}
I hope I can link this as its all new system to me :)
have a lovely evening ♥♥

Saturday, 20 November 2010

♥ Little cute Penguin ♥

I love this cute happy chappy, ... LOL .. I never tire of lots of my stamps, I just continue to use them every year {of course adding to the ever growing collection.. LOL}
The cardstock is kraftcard from Papertrey and the little Penguin is Hero Arts with a pearl stone added to his hat. Embossed straight onto the card "warm wishes" {Sizzix} and ribbon and "bling" to finish.
I decided to get into the Christmas mood early by decorating my blog :) I might aswell, as everywhere you go is decorated too ... LOL ..
Have a fab weekend, im putting my feet up and watching Walt Disney's Santa Paws, LOL ... im a big baby!!!! ;)

hugzzz ♥♥

Thursday, 18 November 2010

♥ Christmas wreath ♥

A very quick traditional card today :) I like to keep my cards simple. This beautiful stamp is from Penny Black, I stamped it with green Versafine ink and added stickles and bling. I used my round scalloped and plain nesties and embossed "warm wishes" sentiment {Sizzix} straight onto cardstock :)

Have a lovely evening ♥♥

Monday, 15 November 2010

♥ Warm Wishes ♥


Am I on a roll?? ... LOL ... Todays card is staying with Christmas theme as I need to get all my cards ready :)
Rubber stamp {Kim Hughes}, plain and scalloped oval nesties, embossed sentiment using a sizzix folder {love these!!}, ribbon ~ Papertrey and kraft cardstock from Papertrey too :)
Happy Monday ♥♥

Sunday, 14 November 2010

♥ Christmas tag card ♥


Wow, two days in a row ... LOL ... This was hard to photograph, its much nicer {I think anyway} in real life :}
The gingerbread man is a Sizzix embossing folder, they come in a pack of four and emboss fab with Cuttlebug. I decorated him with "bling" for his eyes and 3 miniture heart buttons down his tummy. The brown velvet ribbon is from Cosmo Cricket and sentiment stamp from Papertrey.
Hope Sunday is relaxing for you all
Hugzzz xx

Saturday, 13 November 2010

♥ Snoopy ♥

Don't faint!!!!! .......LOL..... Yes a card at long long last :) . So glad to have my craftroom up and running again, felt lost without all my rubber stamps and nesties surrounding me :)
Gracie is lying on the computer desk as I write this post ...LOL ♥♥
Supplies: Snoopy rubber stamp .. Stampabilities {Glitterpot}, good ole nesties and small oval punch for the sentiment {Papertrey}, some "bling" and ribbon to polish it off.

Have a fabulous weekend...hugzz