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Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Wish You Were Here!

Good Morning All,
Sorry I've been a bit quiet of late but I've been on my Holidays!! 
Lucky old me eh!!!
Now, let's get down to business!
It's that time of the month.......
"Win a Guest Design Spot" Freebie at
Create something using this weeks freebie, to be in with the chance
of being a Guest Dude/Dudette for a whole month!
Whoopee!!
Here's my little creation!


Don't you love that cute image???
I've made a very simple, a little postcard!
(Forgot to send them as I was having such a nice time!!! lol )

I coloured the image with Promarkers after adding the text 
in my graphics programme.
I added a little bit of Funky Fibre & a 1cent coin!
Then matted onto some bright yellow cardstock.


I made the back section in my graphics programme,
printed & added it to the reverse.
Simples!!!
I hope you like it!
Thanks so much for dropping in!
Now hop on over to Dude Time Doodles & check out
the other Dude & Dudette samples,pick up the freebie &
 go create something for the special Dude in your life!!!!
Can't wait to see what you come up with!!!

I'd like to enter my little postcard in the following challenges
Anything Goes Challenge Boyz to Men
Can You Digi It Over The Rainbow
Celebrate The Occasion Must Use Metal (1 cent coin)
City Crafter Challenge Things In Your heart (Holidays)
Elke Kaart Een Feestje Just Because I Think Of You
Cards For Men Cheeky Chappies
The Crazy Challenge No Designer Paper
Crop Stop Use at least 4 different colours (Yellow Red Green Blue Orange & Pink)
Craft Us Crazy Inspired By Picture
Wags N Whiskers Spring Break (Travel/Spring)
Opus Gluei Branching Out (Trees & Nature)
One Stitch At A Time Use A Digi


Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Not Just One......

Hello fellow crafters friends & blogging buddies!
I was going through my emails today & I discovered I've been awarded not just one 
but two lovely blog awards!
How lucky am I???
Now, along with these awards come responsibilities, terms & conditions!

The first I read about is from the lovely Christine


Thank you so very much Christine I'm delighted!
Onto the business side of things!

To accept this award you have to follow some rules ....which are :
"If you are nominated, you have been awarded the Versatile Blogger award". First, thank the person who gave you this award. (Check)
  • Include a link to their blog, (Check)
  • Select 15 blogs that you have either recently discovered or follow regularly,
  • Nominate those 15 bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award.
  • Finally, tell the person who nominated you 7 things about yourself.  (Check, See Below)
Okay, so 7 things about me
1) I need more exercise
2) I craft on the living room floor
3) I love to help people & used to drive my Mum daft bringing home all sorts of waifs & strays!
4) I'm 51 but when I grow up..........
5) I spent the afternoon hospital visiting & managed to visit two people at once.
6) I work full time & I love my job but I wish I had more time to craft
7) I spend  far too much time on the computer

Blogs I'd like to nominate for this award
Diane      Estelle     Venus      Joan     Sandra H     Kevin     Tammy     CG     Anne     Michelle

Ruth     Judy     Sharon     Mags     Ewavermella



The second is from the lovely Vee.


The Green Blend Award
Thank you so very much Vee
before I go any further I must apologise, I thought I was already a 
follower of your lovely blog but it seems not!
That has been duly rectified!
Now onto the terms & conditions.....

Here are the terms and conditions of this award:

1. This award is for any co-blogging friend who has helped you develop your blog in any and all     ways. 
2. This award is for any co-blogging friend who has cheered you along in your blog building, craft advancing career.
 3. This award is for any co-blogging friend who always stops by and is kind to you. You can count on them to always be one of the great comments at the end of your post. 
4. This award is to be given to 3 to 5 Blends whom you feel meet the listed requirements.
5. Create a post with the terms of use and publish your Blends of choice.
6. Blend of choice may copy the award from your blog and proudly post it on theirs.
7. Blend of choice may continue the kindness by issuing this award to keep the circle forever growing.



So, now onto my choices.
I've tried not to give this award to anyone who has it already!

1) NanaConnie She's been a great friend for a good while now & is one of the kindest people I know!
2) Sandra H Who always drops in!
3) Jackid She's been there forever although sadly, we don't cross paths as much as we used to!
  Jacki has started another blog & it needs decorating!
4) Kris Who started her blog about the same time as me & returned to blogging just before Christmas after    a bit of a break
5) Patrice I've been a follower of her blog forever & she hosts a link up whic she always invites me to join!

Okay, so that's me done! I could have gone on forever awarding each & every one of my blogging friends for this & that but just know even if I haven't honoured you with an award, you are loved & appreciated!

Monday, 12 March 2012

Win A Whole Set Of Flexmarkers!

Good Afternoon all,
I was about to do a quick bit of blog hopping & catch up on all I've missed 
when I was stopped dead in my tracks!!!
My friend Abi had just written a post about some Flexmarkers up for grabs!
There is a whole set of Flexmarkers from Letraset on offer over at


You can enter the draw here 
you have to be quick as it ends tonight at Midnight!!!
Good Luck all!