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Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Ahoy There Matey's

Happy Wednesday all!
It's time for the new challenge at Dude Time Doodles!
Are you ready & raring to go??
This week for our Inspirational Challenge
The Theme is
We want to see "Buttons" on your projects for "Dude's"
Here's my card


I made a little scalloped circle easel card.
I used my largest nestie to cut it out!
I used the next size down for the DP & cut out the image 
with a plain circle die.
The papers are from my K&Co Hopscotch Boy pad!

I've been dying to work with this little guy for ages!
He was semi retired but has been made to walk the plank once again 
to search for treasure or is it to drink Rum???
 You can find him hiding in the Dude Time Doodles Store
I coloured him up with my usual mix of Flexmarkers & Promarkers
The gold anchor charm was originally silver coloured,
it was coloured with promarkers too then added with some twine!


The sentiment is from Dude Time Doodles too!
If you look closely you can see the designs on my buttons,
the little one has a fish & the lager an anchor!
Thanks for dropping by!
I hope you enjoyed your visit!
Now hop on over to the Dude Time Doodles Challenge blog
& see what the others have been up to!
I'd like to enter this little card in the following challenges:
Bearly Mine Anything Goes
Jackson's Digital Expressions Anything Goes + Inks & Such
Papelito's Stamps Masculine Cards
Creative Stamp Friends Special Shaped Card
House Of Gilli Add A Sentiment
Lollipop Crafts Anything Goes
Corrosive Challenges Cute & Use at least One Button
Gingerloft Use Metal
Robyn's Fetish Use A Digi
Allsorts Challenge Heavy Metal
Mayzy Art Silly
Stampin With The Dragon  Anything But A Square or Rectangle
Delightful Challenges Punches & Dies 

Monday, 20 August 2012

Followers Mini Candy Winner Announced!

Good evening all you  lovely bloggers!
It's time to announce the winner of my 
Followers Mini Candy!
Everyone who left a comment had one chance.
I had comments from 40 people so I asked Mr Random to generate a number!
After much counting & place losing I decided to count backward!
ROFL you can tell I got an education!!!
Anyhoo!!!
Congratulations, that's you Helen

What a lovely idea Dawn and thanks for the chance to win ... I missed your last candy as holiday got in the way (ROFL)!!!
Helen x
Congratulations Helen!
Thanks again to all my lovely friends & followers of my blog!



Sunday, 19 August 2012

Heads Up On Fab Blog Candies

Good evening lovely bloggers!
I've just been catching up on a few blogs & discovered that my lovely blogging friend 
Lindsay AKA Craftymonster81 is offering 
not just one

not just two

but three awesome blog candies

Check out her blog for the details!
If you do, please leave a comment to let her know I sent you!
Good luck!

A Quick Reminder

Hi all you lovely followers of my blog!
I hope you're having a relaxing Sunday!
Just a little reminder that if you haven't left a comment on my

you'd best get in quick!
I'll be choosing a winner tomorrow after work!

To Die For

Good morning lovely bloggers!
It's time for the new challenge at The Crafty Pad!
It was my turn to choose the theme this week & I chose 
Basically, we want to see your projects using Dies/Punches!
Here's my little offering!
I made a little A6 Easel card using gold card stock which has been in my stash forever!
The image I have used is of course from 
The Crafty Pad Designs
The Circle Sentiment is also from The Crafty Pad Designs
 The papers I've used were from Papermania & have been 
in my stash for a long while!

I coloured the image with a combination of Promarkers & Flexmarkers
then added some stickles for a bit of sparkle.
The image was then die cut with an oval nestie & matted onto a
scalloped oval of the gold cardstock!


The sentiment was cut with a circle die them matted onto a scalloped circle!
I added some holly leaves & berries which were punched out using a Tonic punch.
I added some stickles to them too!
Thanks for stopping by to check out my humble little offering!
Don't forget to check out the awesome makes on the Crafty Pad challenge blog.

Oopsy, I've had to edit this post to include our two lovely sponsors this week!
What a silly billy I am!
The first sponsor is Creative Craft World
Who are offering one lucky winner a £5 voucher to spend in their store!
Our second sponsor is Letrastet
Who are giving away this set fab set of Neutral Tones Promarkers!
Two great prizes for you to play for this week!

I'd like to enter this little card in the following challenges:
A Gem Of A Challenge  Animals Or Teddies
Challenge Up Your Life Christmas In Summer
Little Claire's Best Friends
Crafty Ann's Christmas In August
Crafty Catz Animals
Delightful Challenges Dies & Punches
The Paper Shelter Clean & Simple
Cards Und More Anything Goes
Critter Sketch Use A Digi
Kaboodle Doodles All About Friendship
No Matter Which Challenges Anything Goes