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Saturday, 25 June 2016

Christmas Is Coming........

Good morning all & a happy Saturday to you!
This is sadly my last GDT post for Scribbles Designs Challenges
Here's my card!


My Christmas In June card was made using   

Those of you who know me will know I'm a sucker for a snowman!
The cuter the better! Lol

I opted to go with Christmas, since Katrina the other GDT  pointed out,
"It's exactly 6 months until Christmas!" Eeeeek!
I used a bright yellow 6"x6" card base & fairy light papers from my stash.
The image was coloured with Promarkers, Copics & Flexmarkers then
cut with an oval die & matted on to a scalloped oval.
I made some fish tails & added some ribbon with a double bow.
The sentiment tickets were bundles in the corner & a few buttons 
were also added to embellish.

I have to say a great big thanks for inviting me to GDT! 
It sure has been fun playing with these images.
Hope I can do it again sometime!

I'd like to enter this card in some challenges:
TBA

Monday, 20 June 2016

Here Comes The Bride

Good morning all!
It's Monday, therefore it's time for me to share my DT card 
for the latest challenge over at Eureka Stamps
This week, the theme is very fitting for the month of June!


I've used the delightfully pretty image, # 55601 Wedding Bells
to create my White on White CAS Wedding card.
The inspiration for my layout came from the sketch over at

I started with an A5 Linen embossed base.
The embossed Script panel was popped up on some foam tape for 
added dimension, next I created a frame using two Spellbinders 
rectangle dies then added a wire word. 
A little bit of shading was added to the image using promarkers, then
it was diecut & then glitter added to the edge, before matting on to the
scalloped circle die cut.
That's about it!
I do hope you like my card & I hope you can play in 
the Challenge this week! Can't wait to see what you create.

Share Joy Challenge - Sketch CAS

Monday, 13 June 2016

One For The Guys

Good Morning all,
The weeks are flying in aren't they!
I just can't believe we are in mid June aleready.

I'm in the middle of trying to sort out my craftroom/spare bedroom
between guests but have taken time out to make this little card.
for the challenge over at Eureka Stamps this week where the theme is


I've used the gorgeous little image
Isn't it just adorable!
My mum & dad live just at the edge of an estate & go walking
in a local country park most days. Deer are a common sight, so I thought 
this would be the perfect image for my Father's Day card to my dad!

I used a 6"x6" Kraft card base & Kraft papers which I lightly distressed with some scissors.
The image was coloured with Promarkers then cut using a Spellbinders die.
I added a computer generated sentiment, some twine & some 
scrabble type wooden letters to embellish!
I hope you like it & I look forward to seeing what you create for the challenge

I'd like to enter this card in a few challenges as listed below:

Glitter n Sparkle W - Father's Day (wed)
One Stitch At A Time 2W - Layer It Up! 25/6
Stamping Sensations  M - Feature a Creature
Creative With Stamps Challenge M - Masculine Cards
Lunagirl M - Fathers & Brothers
Catch The Bug  W- Masculine
Crafty Calendar M - Father's Day/For a Male 5/7
Crazy 4 Challenges W -Make it Masculine
Jo's Scrap Shack - W -  Father's Day
Kitty Bee Designs - 2W Masculine Cards/For Dad
Pattie's Creations - M - Father's Day or Graduation 29/6
QKR Stampede W  - One for the Guys


Saturday, 11 June 2016

It's Caturday!

Good morning all!
Here I am with my first GDT post of this month for Scribbles Designs
I love these cute little images, so fun to work with!


This is #400 Nimble Puss. Is that not one of the happiest kitties you've seen!
and #0108 Caturday, a fantastic, fun, little sentiment!
Who doesn't love Caturday! lol

My card base is 6"x6"
The papers I've used are Birdsong, by First Edition, 
The image was coloured to match the papers, using Flexmarkers
I cut the image & sentiment out using Spellbinders dies.

Check out the images here & check out the challenges here.
It's always fun to play along, and you don't need a Scribbles Design image 
to play but they do love to see them.
There are lots of freebies available to play with too!

Thanks for stopping by!
I'd like to enter my card in a few little challenges:

Chocolate, Coffee & Cards - Use a Die Cut (W1 of 2)
Crafty Catz  - Animal Magic
Scrapy Land Challenges - Anything Goes ( W2)Spellbinders dies used
 Deep Ocean Challenge - Our Furry/Feathered Friends (w2)
Digi Choosday Challenge - Add a Sentiment 28/6

Monday, 6 June 2016

Things With Wings

Good morning all!
It's Monday, which means a new challenge over at Eureka Samps!
This week, the theme is a favourite, which can be interpreted in so many ways.....



I've made a fairly quick & simple Cristmas card, using the fab little image
I love this little lady! I've used my Sakura Glitter pens to colour up parts of the image,
then added a bit of shading with a promarker.
The DP is Papermania & I've added embossed panels.
 (swiss dots & snow flakes)
Each layer is popped up on foam tape.
The ribbon is from Lidl. I cut the image out with a 
Spellbinders Oval die & inked with a liquid chalk inkpad.
The colour looks a bit off but it's actually much closer to the DP irl.
A few tiny gems finish off the corners.
I hope you can play along this week in our challenge

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas-  #284 Vintage or Anything Christmas (w)
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge Extra  Anything goes as long as it is Christmas (M)
A Snowflakes Promise -  #23 - Anything Goes (2w)
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge - #73 - Traditional Colors (2W, 1)

Monday, 30 May 2016

Under The Weather

Good Morning All! 
It's Monday which means it's time for this weeks challenge over at
Eureka Stamps, where the challenge theme is
Here's my card!


I used the great little Digi Image  2006 (424) Rainy Day Duck
and the Digi Sentiment 2007 (424) Under The Weather
To create my Get Well card!
The card base is 6"x6", the image and sentiment were coloured with my Promarkers,
cut out with Spellbnders dies then inked at the edges with a liquid chalk inkpad
The papers and doily are from my stash.
The layout of my card was inspired by the sketch

From Tuesday Morning Sketches.
I did mess about with it a bit though!


You can just about see I decorated the inside too!
I hope you can play along in uor super easy challenge this week!
I can't wait to see what you create!

I'd like to enter  a few challenges with this card:
Come and Get It  W #120 Use a Doily (sun)
A Gem of a Challenge 2W Weather, choose any season (Sat W1)
Crafting with Dragonflies 2W  #58 Animals (Sat W1)
Crafty Calendar M May - things with wings (Sat)
Brown Sugar  W  #200 - Speech Bubbles (Fri) Winner!!!!
Cut it Up 2W  #97 Use any sketch (Fri W1)
Quick Quotes M  #63  May -Things with Wings
Tuesday Morning Sketches  #353 - Sketch (Tues)

Saturday, 28 May 2016

Twinkle Brr.......

Good Morning all!
It's time for another GDT post for Scribbles Designs
Here's the card I made!




I've used the cute little image #228 Twinkle Brr 
and the sentiment tickets #109 Let It Snow Quote 
I used my Promarkers to colour up the image & Sakura Glaze & Glitter
pens for the little lights. I inked the edges with a liquid chalk ink pad.

The layout for my card is based on the sketch 

May Card Sketch

from Stick it Down


The papers are from my stash.
I used foam pads to pop up one end of each sentiment ticket,
 for a bit of dimension. I also popped the layered snowflakes 
up on foam pads too, then aded a little gem at the centre.
Thanks for looking!
Don't forget to check out the Scribbles Designs Challenge Blog
there's still plenty of time to play along in the current challenge
There are lots of freebies on the blog & in the shop too!

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Stick it Down May - Card Sketch
A Snowflakes Promise -  Anything Goes 

Monday, 23 May 2016

Pretty In Pink

Good Morning all!
I'm back & normal service will be resumed as soon as possible!
In the meantime, it's Monday which means a brand new challenge over at
Eureka Stamps, where this weeks theme is 
Here's what I made!
It's a little A6, CAS card.
The base is Adorable Scorable card in pink.

I used the  digi sentiment 25802 Fiends Ar Blossoms
and the digi image14703 (539) Daisy Swirl twice.
I flipped the lower image over. I used my promarkers to colour the flowers
& to draw a little border to create a frame.
A few little self adhesive gems were the only embellishments.
Thanks for popping in, I hope you like it! 
I hope to see you playing along in the challenge too!

I'd like to enter this little card in a few challenges:
Crafting When We Can -   #119 Clean and Simple (Week 2 of 2)
Quirky Crafts -  April Showers Bring May Flowers (Monthly - May)
Hiding in my Craft Room - Feminine (Weekly)
The Pencil Case - T=Two (use 2 colours)  (Week 1 of 2)

Saturday, 14 May 2016

Snow Kisses

Good morning all!
As some of you already know, I was lucky enough to be chosen
as a Guest Designer for Scribbles Designs.
They have some great images which you can check out here!
There are lots of Friday Freebies too, which gives you another great reason to visit!


I'm a sucker for snowmen & I had to get started on my Christmas cards, 
so, I made a little White On White Christmas card using -

The card base is 6"x6" Centura Pearl cardstock & I've used this 
for all of the elements. The image was coloured using Promarkers, 
then cut using a spellbinders circle die.
I added four embossed panels,which were popped up on foam pads for dimension.
I placed a memory box die cut, behind the image, & added a
 Marianne Creatables die cut snowflake,
To finish the card off, I threaded some sheer ribbon through the sentiment 
which was die cut with a spellbinders die.
Thanks for stopping by today!
I hope you like my little card! Don't forget to check out the challenge

Monday, 9 May 2016

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Good Morning all,it's Monday again, & time for the brand new 
challenge over at Eureka Stamps, where the theme for this week is
Here's the card I made!

I actually cheated a ittle this week, & used a sentiment which is actually 
an  unmounted stamp, 15521 from QKR Stampede, 
one of Eureka Stamps sister companies.

My card base is 6"x6" Kraft CS, I embossed/debossed a couple of lines 
around the outside to create a frame.
The sentiment has been diecut using a spellbinders square die
then added to the card using foam tape to pop up!
Thr Kraft flowres are from my stash, I punched a few leaves from
Kraft CS & added a natural twine double bow to complete.
I hope you like my little card & I hope you'll be
inspired to join in the challenge this week.
It woud be great to see what you create!

I'd like to enter this little card in a couple of challenges:
Crafting When We Can -  #118 Add Flowers (Max 5 challenges)
Quirky Crafts -  April Showers Bring May Flowers
Kitty Bee Designs -  Girly Cards
Mod Squad Challenge -  April Showers Bring May Flowers