Friday, 19 January 2018

another weekend


Well we sure are in the winter and the wind and rain is just horrid, Wednesday night was terrible and kept a lot of people awake, After all that bad weather  its been quite a nice this last couple of days  and looks like it might be again today, 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  •  Vintage Sepia VersaFine Ink
  • Reindeer, tree and Robin Clear stamp,
  • Sentiment Clear stamp,
  •  Praline, cinnamon, henna, poppy & Black Promarkers

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. ABC Christmas Challenge, 'A is for Antlers & B is for Birds'
  2. A snowflake Promise, Challenge 47 January Artworld,  Anything goes,
  3. Christmas At Sweet Stamping, January Challenge, Anything Christmas goes,  
  4. A merry Christmas Challenge, #3 Always Anything goes + Christmas 

Materials used for this card are,
  • 14.5 x14.5 cm glided card blank and envelope, 
  • 9.5 x 9.5 cm white card stock,
  • Frosted leaf, honeycomb,saffron, sandstone, Promarkers, 
  • I love you sentiment, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Freshly Made Sketches 320  A sketch By Kim,
  2. Home, -Simon Wednesday Challenge. Add A Sentiment, 
  3. Sunny Day Crafting CH #3 C in for colour it,
  4. Shopping Our Stash  #337 Getting Sentiment.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

where are these weeks going


Something different for the second card, I went with a colour Challenge, Its from 
52 Christmas Card Throwdown. 

Still very windy out there today so wrap up warm if you are going out.  

Materials used for this card are,

  • 15 x 15 cm  gold edged card blank  and envelope, 
  • Nuvo, Clear mark Embossing pad,
  • Salty Ocean & Mowed Lawn. Distress ink,
  • Primary apple Red & Fluorescent Green WOW embossing powder. 
  • Heartfelt Creations rubber stamp, 

Challenge I will enter this card for are
  1. Country View Challenges, Anything goes, 
  2. LTCCB #18 Anything goes, 
  3. Simply create Too Challenge #134 Use embossing, 
  4. Allsorts Challenge Blog Week 450. No patterned Papers. 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 15.5 x 14 cm pattered edge card blank and envelope,
  • Enchanted Corner gnome outline dies and Stamp set. 
  • Almond fleximarker
  • Ocean teal,summer sun, lipstick red, cloud blue, saddle brown & eggnog Promarkers 

Challenges I will enter this card for are.

  1. jingle belles. We three Kings, Use three of something. 
  2. Christmas Card Thowdown, Colour Challenge. 
  3. Christmas At Sweet Stamping, Anything Christmas goes, 
  4. Christmas Cards All Year Round January Challenge. Thank you,

                                              Christmas card Throwdown. 

Monday, 15 January 2018

Had fun Friday


Had a lovely day Friday I had a friend round we had a lovely lunch ( Tuna salad ) and then decided to do some crafting. It was a fun time, I love crafting with others but never seem to have anyone here so it a was lovely day all round  . I made a card for this blog challenge although at the time did not know it would fit. I have a lot of cards to make for a friend and that was one I made so a bonus. 

Materials used for this card are, 

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope.
  • 15 x 15 white card stock, corners cut.
  • 15 x 15 Pattered paper.
  • Lady Clear stamp,
  • Eggnog,lipstick red, rose pink summer sun, Promarkers, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Crafty Catz, Challenge# 399  one for the ladies,
  2. 4 Crafty Chicks. Challenge #385No winter blues, ( No blue Colour ) ,
  3. QKR Stampede  Challenge #278 Anything goes, 
  4. Creative knockout #228 Anything goes Scrap N Dipity 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Black shadow Nuvo Hybrid ink,
  • Tree stencil,
  • Butterfly , sentiment Mouse & ladybird  stamp ( free with Creative stamping) 
  •  Salty ocean distress ink.
Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Butterfly Challenge. # 92 Butterflies =O is for one layered card or the colour Ultra pink,
  2. Crafting with Attitude Challenge #35 
  3. Alphabet Challenge blog, U is use 3 of something,

Friday, 12 January 2018

Another week is at an end

Morning ,

Its funny that I really missed blogging and am really happy to be back blogging again, I missed all my lovely followers and  comment that are left, It is so uplifting to read them all,

Had a great couple of days been out with friends and its so nice to catch up on them, 

The inside of the card. 

Materials used for this card are. 

  • 15.5 x 10.5 cm Tri fold card blank and envelope.
  • Elephant and sentiment clear stamp,
  • Sky blue, Poppy, praline, sandstone, gold, leaf green,oatmeal, forest green, Promarkers,
  • Vintage Sepia VersaFine ink
  • Violet infusions,green meadow, ice white, Nuvo pure sheen glitter.
  • Hollywood red, Nuvo sparkle dust,
  • Hint of Violet Glitter frosting, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are

  1. Craty Catz Anything goes with a twist, Add sparkle for Christmas, 
  2. Eclectic Ellapu, Can be a gift or anything as long as it Christmas. 
  3. Alphabet Challenge Blog, U for use three of something,
  4. Emerald City, Craft Challenge, Anything goes, 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 15x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 11 x 7 cm white card stock,
  • Vintage sepia VersaFine ink,
  • House -mouse design rubber stamp,
  • Sentiment and lucky Chinese fortune cookie clear stamp, 
  • Lime green, Gold, Praline promarkers. 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

What some weather


Well winter sure is showing itself now, the mornings are so frosty and when I get up it looks almost like snow, Stay warm and safe where ever you are.

The rose and sentiment stamp { card card, }  I have had so long not sure where they came from. 
Sorry about the quality of the pictures it was not good light.

For the second card I went for a sketch that my friend KathyK See her blog  HERE  told be about, Its from CAS(E) this Sketch, . Love a nice sketch. 


Materials used for this card are, 
  • 15 x15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Rose & sentiment clear stamp.
  • Forest green & cardinal Promarkers,

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. The flower Challenge #16 Spotlight stamping, 
  2. The Crafters Cafe Challenge, #187 anything  Christmas related or red,  White or green.
  3. A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge, Open Challenge. #01

Materials used for this card are;

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Emerald Green, Lemon, Turquoise Brusho's 
  • The works Clear stamp & Cutting dies.  

Challenges I will enter this card for are,

  1. Crafty gals Corner Challenge # 156 Anything goes, 
  2. Creative Friday, Anything goes/ anything works  
  3. CAS(E) this Sketch #253  



Saturday, 6 January 2018



I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and have a great 2018 

I have having a break from crafting as well as blogging I have also been away on a couple of holidays and had a great time.I will try and post some pictures on here when I get them downloaded. Have the pictures downloaded so post is bit heavy with pictures 

I want to thank my followers for staying with me while I have not been blogging. 

Johnny, Mary and I  [ Who I stayed with and I with]  with Father Christmas 

Got up here and then thought hope I can get down lol 
All these birds were taken in Mary's Garden, The first bird is a spotted Towhee, A little wren,
 Cardinal. Black backed  woodpecker, and a blue Jay, 

 Materials used for this card were;

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 9 x 9 cm whaite card stock
  • Lili of the valley rubber snowman stamp,
  • sentimet clear stamp. [free with a magazine]
  • Amethyst, bright orange, sandstone, pear green, salmon pink, sky blue, Promarkers.
  • X cut corner punch,
  • Ice white, Scarlet red Nuvo pure sheen, 
  • Hint of Voilet Glitter frosting,

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. I Love Promarkers.# Challenge, 349 Anything goes, 
  2. A bit more Time to craft  Challenge #58 Anything goes

Materials used for this card were ;

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • River revels clear stamp
  • Sentiment clear stamp, [ free with a magazine,]
  • Pear green,canary, black, sky blue, forest green, salmon pink promarkers.

Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Crafty Friends Challenge #74 For a girl or Lady ,
  2. Inkspirational Challenge #151, Designer Chose. Stamps only 

Friday, 13 October 2017

weekend again


       Firstly I would like to thank my new follower Fairy454, I have tried to find your blog to put the link here but cannot find it. If you let me know what it is I woll link your blog here for others to see, Also I think I have forgotten to put other followers blog links on my blog if this is the case please leave a message with your blog link and I will include it in my the next post after you leave the message, 

I wanted to get something different for my girls for Christmas and when over the Isle of wight I saw a man who was writing names on rice and when I came home I sent for one each of them, I hope they like them, if you wanted to look at more or perhaps order from then they are called

Went for another sketch today I love a nice Sketch and find them inspirational, This one today is from Tuesday Morning Sketches 

I am taking a break due to a family bereavement. Hope all goes well for you all while I am away, 

Materials used for this card are, 
  • 25.5 x 18 cm card blank and envelope.
  • 24.5 x 17 cm & 10.5 x 10.5 cm black Card stock,
  • 23.5 x 16 cm & 9.5 x 9.5 cm White card stock,
  • Honeycomb sky blue, canary, cinamon Promarkers. 
  • Wild Rose Studio clear stamps

Challenges I will enter this card for are. 
  1. Christmas at Sweet stamping. Anything Christmas Goes,
  2. The Holly and The Ivy Christmas Challenge #16 Anything Christmas goes, 
  3.  The merry Christmas Challenge # 38  Anything Goes + Christmas
  4. ,Tuesday Morning Sketch # 424

Materials ysed for this card are,
  • 20 x 10.5 card blank and enverlope,
  •  Three 6 x 6 white card stock,
  • Sky Blue, green, Promarkers, 
  • Heartfelt Creations rubber stamps.

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. The Flower Challenge # 13 Use you Favorite flower. 
  2. Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge 350 Anything goes, 
  3. inky Chicks Challenge no 89 Anything but square, 
  4. TTCRD Anything goes for week 10-9 -17 

Tuesday Morning Sketches