Monday, April 30, 2012

One for the gardeners !!

The challenge this week at Forever Fiends is FLOWERS !!! Our sponsor Michelles Scrapbooking and more gave us this fabby image to work with !! THANK YOU !! I coloured using pro markers and downloaded some seed packets as embelishments !!!

The flowers I MADE !!! whoop whoop !!! I used the spellbinders create a rose dies !! My little girl loved playing with this and to be honest did a better job than me !!! Go girl !!! The leaves are a sizzix die I had forgotten about until I saw it on another card while surfing blog land !!! hehe cool !!!!

Come join in the fun at Forever Friends !!
Happy crafting !

Friday, April 27, 2012

Spring has arrived at last ...... well the rain sure has !!!

I never knew our home had a lakeside view !!! Mmm the lake is IN my garden !!! oh no that would be the garden is a lake !!! hehe SO much rain !!! STOP raining !!! hehe

Anyways this week at C4E the challenge is Spring. Well for me daffodils say its Spring time so this was the inspiration for my card. I was inspired by the layout from trawling through the internet one afternoon, not sure now where I found it but thanks I love it !! The papers are from Me to You Spring Cd and the image is forever friends. The daffodil embellies are from Jolees, I bought them years ago !. The butterfly is a marianne die and the corner die is too !!!

Well best get on, decorating the bathroom so back to it !!!
Happy crafting !!!

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Anything but a card

Ooh ........ no card !!! Thats the challenge this time for the Christmas card gang !!! Well I got out my box maker I got from my lovely Aunt for Xmas !! (THANK YOU !!) and made a box and a tag !! Great challenge Thanks !!

Sorry this is a quick post as its a busy day ahead !!! Have a great weekend !

Friday, April 20, 2012

Something New

This week at C4E the challenge is something New, eg, new from your stash, new home, new car, new baby and so on !!!

Well ............. I got this fabby stamp from LOTV at Harrogate so I thought I would use that. I also used my new promarker blues to colour it in !!! And of course the card is to celebrate a NEW baby !!!

The paper is forever friends, tag is a Magnolia die cut and the hearts are from A Marianne die.

So ..... again all I need is for someone to have a baby boy !!! hehe all the babies recently in the family have been girls so come on boys where are you !!!!

Monday, April 16, 2012

Think Pink !!!

Ooh I LOVE pink !!! I decided to use my new memory box die for the hearts ........... ooh its so yummy !! Cuts like a dream !! The papers are some I got from Hobby Lobby a couple of years ago and the image is of course forever friends !!! So I just need someone to get married now !!! hehe !

Come over and join in the fun our sponsor this week is The Ribbon girl !! Thank you !!!

Friday, April 13, 2012

Cool Greys and WINNER of blog hop !!

This week at C4E its a colour challenge !! Cool Greys !!

 Mmm ............. it really had me stumped so a great challenge !!! It wasnt until my wonderful Aunt came to the rescue with some grey papers I got any inspiration !! Papers are from Craft creations, and as they are Christmas papers it had to be a Christmas card !!! Well I am getting ahead with my Christmas cards if nothing else !!! hehe !!!  Of course Tatty Teddy had to be used being grey and I found the grey ribbon at the bottom of my stash I have had for about 8 years and not used it !!! hehe !!! I really like it and would make a grey card again !!

And of course we need a winner for the lovely Princess Nelly digi stamp !!!
There were 19 comments and I used to select a number !!! Which is .............. No: 18 is Kezzy !!! Congratulations !!! Email me at so I can email you your digi image !! Sorry tried to copy and paste the number generator but it just wouldn't do it arrgghhhhh !

Happy crafting everyone !

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Happy Birthday friend !!

Well its my good friends birthday Saturday in the USA........... here is her card !!! Hehe its ok she never comes on here !!! Now you say how can she be a good friend and not be on my blog !!!! Well she isn't a card maker !!! She knits and crochets !!!

I was itching to use my new oval stamps so had to make a card with them !!! I used a spellbinder die behind it and of course a LOTV image !! Papers are Nitwit and from the Me to You Spring Cd. I was inspired by Coops Cluttered Corner for the layout. Coops did a fantastic card using F/Friends papers and image using this layout, so thank you for the inspiration !!

Well it was my Grans 94th birthday today !!! We all went out for lunch with her !! A remarkable woman you just have to admire.

Have a great day everyone !

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Black and White Christmas at Easter !!!

LOL !!! Happy Easter everyone and here is my Christmas card !!! hehe !!! This week it was my lovely Aunt who set the challenge! Black and White !! Cheers ............ boy I had to think !!! Still here we are !!! It is funny tho as we are having a bbq today for Easter !!! Christmas cards and easter egg hunts !!! hehe !!!

The papers are from Pink Petticoat, image is LOTV and the stamp is from Whimsey stamps !!! I forgot I had it !!! I got it when it was released last year and never used them !!! Blimey !!!

Well have a great day everyone ! Try not to eat too much chocolate !!! hehe !!!

Friday, April 06, 2012

BLOG HOP Bunnies and Chicks ! It must be Easter then !

Well this week the challenge over at C4E is Chick and/or bunnies !!! Plus we are having a blog hop !!!
All you have to do is follow the rules below !!!  I have one prize to give away on my blog given by C4E so one winner ! The winner will recieve the digital image of Princess Nella !!!

C4E Easter Blog Hop Rules
1. Visit all blogs in the hop.
2. Each blog will have a letter to collect. Collect all 6 letters, unscramble them to make a word and leave a comment including the unsrambled word on the final blog to be entered into the final draw. Entries without the word will not be entered into the final draw.
3. Each blog will have a prize draw to enter, leave a comment (or use inlinkz) to be entered into the draw.
4. All draws will end at Midnight Thursday 12th April, winners will be announced Friday 13th April.

For my card I used some paper from my stash I managed to get over from the USA, and a new LOTV stamp !! Loving it !!! Its so easy to colour !!! Mmm  Ilike easy these days ............. hehe !!! Hey time is short when you have a baby !! lol !!!

The embelishments are some out of Walmart a couple of years ago and the bunnies I think are a Jolees sticker ..... I am getting old I cant recall so well these days !! !hehe !!!

The letter for the blog hop from me is .....................


So onto the next blog to find the next letter which is Anne-Katrine !!! Good luck !!! And thanks to our sponsor Crafts 4 Eternity !!

Monday, April 02, 2012

Sketch - Happy Easter

Well this time at Forever Friends the challenge is a Sketch !!! My card uses papers I got in the USA and the image is off a f/f cd !! The embelishments are from Walmart craft section a couple of years ago !

Pop on over to the F/Friends website and join in the fun !!!