Friday, 31 May 2013

LOAD of RIBBONS !!






You don't want to miss out on these !!

Check them out HERE

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Stitching


Morning peeps !!

Hope you all had a fabby do weekend and got a bit of sunshine as well !!

Who wants to win £10 to spend at 

You do !!


Well just enter our
challenge at


and you might be our winner !!  Remember if you use a Crafty Sentiments Design on your creation you will be enter THREE times into the draw !!

Here's my cute little card for you using



I nearly always like to finish off my cards with faux stitching and as you can see I have done rather alot of it on my slider card,  even on the blanket that Tobey is sitting on !!  Mixed lot of papers and sentiment stamps from my stash and have used promarkers to colour in with.

Would love to enter:
Kaboodle Doodles: anything goes
Songbird Challenges; all creatures great and small
613 Avenue Create: anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody: anything goes
Totally Papercrafts; buttons

Sunday, 26 May 2013

The Robyns Fetish Challenge #161 "Birds"


Were did that week go ????

Now for the weather report...
very cold, breezy, rain and then yesterday afternoon abit of warm sunshine !! 
 
Just crazy !!

Hope you peeps are having loads of fun this bank holiday weekend !! If you want some more fun why not join in our " Birds" challenge at Robyns Fetish !! Its being sponsored by Fred She Said with a prize of 3 digiital stamps of the winners choice from the Fred She Said store

My Fred She Said image is called "Blue Jays"
 
I amazed myself with my colouring in of the Blue Jay !! Don't laugh I had to look it up to see what colours it was DOH ....I think the hint was in the name.

Anyway started off by using a shaped white card blank from craftwork cards, then cut a square piece of white card and embossed it and edged with blue promaker and mounted onto card front. Printed my Blue Jays image several times so I could fussy cut loads of the flowers and leaves. Coloured all the images using promarkers as usual. Mounted my main image onto another piece of white card which I had already done a blue border round and then foam mounted this onto the embossed panel. Then arranged all my flowers and leaves round my main image.

Loads more inspiration to be found on The Robyns Fetish Challenge Blog by the rest of the team !!

Would love to enter:
MilkCoffee :loads of flowers
 House That Stamps Built; fur,fins or feathers
I Love Promarkers; anything goes
Passion For Promarkers: anything goes 

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Miracles do happen


On The Square


How is everyone then ??

Did you enjoy the bit of sunshine over the weekend ??  Glad to say I did !!

The lovely girls over at A Twist Of Faith asked a few of The Robyns Fetish girls if we would like to join them as GDT's this week for their fab "On the Square" challenge !!

For my card I have used "My Spring Garden" from The Robyn Fetish Digial Stamps and More store
































To make my patchwork backing paper, I cut 1" squares of paper from four colours of the same patterened paper and then glued them onto my card adding some faux stitching. My "In The Garden" image was coloured in using my fab promarkers to match my backing paper.  The "Grateful" quote was stamped using a Stampin Up stamp. Finished off with making a pink ribbon bow with another of the flower heads from the image.

Thanks you ladies for inviting me to join you this week at


Would love to enter:
Joanna Sheen: girls girls girls
Sister Act Card Chellenge; always anything goes
Ruby's Rainbow: squares

Sunday, 19 May 2013

The Robyns Fetish Challenge # 160 "Four Legged Friends"



The Robyns Fetish Challenge is being sponsored this week by Oak Pond Creations with a lovely prize of 3 digital stamps of the winners choice.

If like me you love animals then our "Four legged Friends" challenge theme will be right up your street !!

My four legged friend  from Oak Pond Creations is called " Snack Cat" 

A fun birthday card, but how many times have we said this girls .......
































To make my sunray effect backing paper I have used three different kraft papers by Craftwork Cards and inked the edges using a distress ink. Then pleated a strip from one of the papers to put along the bottom. Added a piece of velvet ribbon and then coloured  a very thin strip of white card to match the cat and glued it on top. The cat was coloured in using promarkers and then decoupaged. Stamped the letters to make up my sentiment onto white card then coloured in cream using a promarker and then out lined eack letter with a black pen and cut out. The fab wood embelishments I was lucky enough to win from HobbyCutz , check them out !!
  
Loads more inspiration from the rest of the team over at The Robyns Fetish Challenge Blog.

Would love to enter:
Wags'n' Whiskers: anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks; birthday
Crafts and Me: use a digi
 Eclectic Ellapu: anything goes
The Corrosive Challenge: sentiment on the front

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Show



Pop along if you can !!



Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Cute mini



If your expecting a car then your out of luck !!

This week its my turn to host our challenge at
 
 
  and I chose the theme


Up for grabs is this fab stamp called

"Tea Party Anyone"
 
 
 
 Now here is that cute mini I was talking about...

 
My little book is only 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" and  is held closed by a belly band. Made the bottle top charm which has Benson "Bundle of Hearts" digi image in. That's what I love about digi stamps you can have then any size !!


Inside I have a lovely friendship poem and have also used another Benson digi called "Just For You". I've printed off the flower over and over again in different sizes.
 














All the images have been fussy cut out and coloured in with good old promarkers, added a bit of lovely pink velvet ribbon and a few beads to finish off !!
 
The girls have loads more inspiration for you over at


Dont forget if you use a Crafty Sentiments Design/stamp/digi/die you will be entered three times into our draw !!

Would love to enter:
Whoopsi Daisy: pretty in pink
Hobbycutz : more than one fold

Sunday, 12 May 2013

The Robyns Fetish Challenge #159 "Pirates & the Sea"



Sponsored this week by KPM Doodles with a prize of 2 sets of the winners choice.

The fun set I have used is called

I really did have fun making my card as I love fussy cutting and making a scene !!

























Printed the sand dune and palm trees onto a piece of A4 white card and coloured with promarkers. The cut it into 4 pieces and distressed the edges with tearing and a knife. Then on another piece of white card printed all the other images in several sizes and also coloured in with promarkers and then fussy cut each one out.  Arranged them onto my 4 panels to make the scene and glued in place.  Then stuck the 4 panels onto a piece of kraft card which I had also  torn the edges and distressed with a knife. Finished off by stamping the Yo Ho Ho and Happy Birthday Captain along the bottom and then tied it up with a piece of distressed ribbon hopeing it looked like a pirates treasure map !!

Well you won,t be able to buy one of these in the shops, its one of a kind !!

Check out our challenge and what the rest of the girls have to show you at


Would love to enter:
Paper Creators Crafts; one for the boys
Sister Act card Challenge: always anything goes
Crafty Ribbons: no design(er) paper
Passion For Promarkers; birthdays( must see birthday sentiment)
A Little Bit Crafty: kraft it

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Won Top 5 at


Friday, 10 May 2013

WIN WIN WIN !!



Want to WIN some of the NEW Release Stamps ??

Then join our BLOG HOP TODAY !!


Over the last few days we have been showing you the new release stamps and today is the last day, but we are also having a blog hop !!

To take part you MUST be or BECOME a follower and leave a comment on each day 8th, 9th and 10th over at


then

visit each DT and  leave a comment on their blogs today  !!
So let me introduce you to the oh so cute

"Jenny With Shades"

I decided to make a little fold out mini book.






 With some pull out tags !!



And here is "Me And My Cat" for you again !!


So why not hop along with us  at

Crafty Sentiments Inspiration Blog !!

Good luck !!

Would love to enter:
Crafting By Designs: remembering childhood ( my teddybear and holidays)
Divas By Design: anything goes
Whimsy Inspiratios: anything goes
Papertake Weekly : anything goes
Pause, Dream, Enjoy: outdoor critters

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

New Release Stamps !!



 
Today we start previewing the gorgeous new release stamps over at 


Check the blog each day on 8th, 9th and 10th !! 

 You never know there might be a prize to win !!


My card today is using "Me and My Cat"

I've had lots of fun using lots of layers with this one. Used Marianne dies to cut fences, tress, ivy and birds. Stamped each letter out to make my sentiment and hand drew round each letter with a black pen. Coloured "Me And My Cat" in with promakers and made a cloud background and hand drew the grass. To finish just added a few die cut clouds and a peg !!

One smashing card for any little man in your life !!

Check it all out now and see what the rest of the team have to show you over at

The Crafty Sentiments Inspirations Blog !! 

Make sure you check out the "MYSTERY CANDY" as well ????????

Would love to enter:
Cutie Pie Challenge: lots of layers
Paper Creator's Crafts: for the boys
Sweet Stampin: create a scene
Stampin For The Weekend: diecuts/punches
Moving Along With The Times: one for the boys

Sunday, 5 May 2013

The Robyns Fetish Challenge #158 "Spring Colours"



Hope you are all enjoying the bank holiday weekend and the sunshine !!  It's so nice not to have to put a coat on when out and about !!

Being National Scrapbooking day yesteray we made a lovely LO at AMOM seeing it was scrap club, so when I get it finished I will post a picky for you to see !!


Lots of scope here for you !!

Sponsored by

with 3 digi's of the winners choice
 

There are times when simple is best and this was one for me with my card using "Ms Birdie"


































This is a super cute image which I have paper pieced using papers from a you to me pack called "Spring Chic" I fussy cut the bird out and 3d her onto my card front. Then matted and layered four different papers from the same paper pack and did my usual faux stitching round each layer.  The sentiment is two stamps from a Little Claires stamp set.

Check out our challenge at


and see what the rest of the team have created for you !!

Would love to enter:
Digi Galore: spring
Natalie & Amy's Challenge: things with wings
C.R.A.F.T: stitch in time: use stitching
Cute Card Thursday: come fly with me

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Watch This Space !!




You won't want to miss this !!
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