18/07/2016

To Have & To Hold !

Good Morning!
I have a Wedding card to share with you all today. I was lucky enough to go to a Wedding Reception last Saturday night and this is the card that I made for the happy couple ...
I decided to go for a soft romantic colour scheme.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges -
BUNNY ZOES CRAFTS - SUMMER FLORALS
INGREDIENTS -
LOTV 'Congratulation' Sentiment Stamp
'Vintage Romance' Maja Design Paper
Various Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts & The Ribbon Girl
Lily White & Silver Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Nestabilities Die
Ranger Glossy Accents, Paper Doily, Bark Heart, Cheesecloth & Twinklets
Tim Holtz Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Simon Says Stamp - Fog

Of course I had to wrap the gift up with some ribbon and a die cut tag too ...
Thanks for stopping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

16/07/2016

Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Midway Reminder !

Good Morning!
I don't usually have time to provide a midway reminder card for each monthly challenge over at PBSC but luckily this month I did! If you don't know already the theme is 
'One Layer Cards!'
This card is also my FIRST CHRISTMAS CARD OF 2016 is it just me that finds the fact I'm saying that slightly scary??? lol

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges -
DEEP OCEAN CHALLENGE - CHRISTMAS IN JULY
 INGREDIENTS -
Penny Black Stamps 'Snowy Grove' & 'Believe' Transparent Set
Silver Sprinkles by Doodlebug
INKS USED -
Archival Ink - Jet Black
Simon Says Stamp - Fog
Distress Ink - Weathered Wood

Thanks for stopping by, have a fab weekend!
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

12/07/2016

My Mum's Craft Shop - Bunny Pile !

Good Morning!
Today's card is for the online craft shop MY MUM'S CRAFT SHOP and is also featured on the MMCS BLOG today. 
I've used an older design by Stamping Bella that is one of my favourites in a warm colour scheme as a contrast to the card I shared last.
I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges -
BUNNY ZOES CRAFTS - SUMMER FLORALS
INGREDIENTS -
Stamping Bella 'Bunny Pile' Stamp
Maja Design Papers
Various Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts
Pomegranete Berries from Live & Love Crafts
Lily White & Ladybird Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Ranger Glossy Accents, Paper Doily, Cheesecloth & Twinklets
Tim Holtz Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C2, C3, C5, E00, E21, R11, R20, R22, R46, R59,
 B000, B00, BG93, BG96, W1, W3 & W5

I found out today that the previous card on my blog featuring a Magnolia stamp was lucky enough to make the Top 3 over at the TIME FOR MAGNOLIA blog :)
Thanks for stopping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

06/07/2016

Creative Inspirations - Extended Summer Challenge !

Good Morning!
This fortnight's challenge at CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS is
Seaside, Sunshine and Summer Holidays! 
All you have to do is include ONE OR MORE of these themes in your creations!

This fortnights challenge has also been EXTENDED FOR THE SUMMER so you will actually have until 6pm 23rd of August to play along!

The prize for this challenge is from CRAFTIE CHARLIE and the lucky winner will receive a 
£20 VOUCHER!

Why not pop by our sponsors BLOG too which features regular offers regarding their website and info about great new products too!


I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges -
SIMON SAYS STAMP - PHOTO INSPIRATION
DEEP OCEAN CHALLENGE - COLOURS OF SUMMER
LIVE & LOVE CRAFTS - SPRINKLES OF SUMMER
TIME FOR MAGNOLIA - SUN, SEA OR AT THE BEACH
INGREDIENTS -
Magnolia 'Seashell Tilda' Stamp
Maja Design Papers
Various Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts & The Ribbon Girl
Lily White & Silver Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Nestabilities Die
Clear Dew Drops & Anchor Charm from my stash
Ranger Glossy Accents, Paper Doily, Hessian & Seam Binding Ribbon,
Cheesecloth & Twinklets
Tim Holtz Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C2, E00, E21, E31, E33, E35, E37,
R11, R20, B000, B00, B93, B95 & W1

Thanks for stopping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

04/07/2016

Lot's of Cupcakes !

Good Morning!
The crafty mojo certainly did get a kick last week as I also managed to get today's card made last Wednesday afternoon 'just for fun'! 
I wanted all the attention on the stamp so decided to make it the main and only focal point in the centre of the card with just a couple of finishing touches placed around the image.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges -
SIMON SAYS STAMP - ANYTHING GOES
PENNY BLACK @ ALLSORTS & MORE - ANYTHING GOES WITH A STAMP
 INGREDIENTS -
LOTV 'Lot's of Cupcakes' and Sentiment Stamp
Cupcake & Ladybird Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Pink Shimmer Dome Stickers by Papermania
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C3, C5, E31, E33, R46, R59, R81,
 RV10, RV95, B000, BG93, BG96 & W1

Thanks for stopping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

02/07/2016

Penny Black Saturday Challenge - One Layer Cards !

Good Morning!
It's time for a new monthly challenge over at PBSC and this month the theme is 
'One Layer Cards!' 
You may need to look closely at your screens to see the image stamped on today's card, faint inks look great in real life but are a pain to catch properly on my photographs! lol

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges -
SIMON SAYS STAMP - ANYTHING GOES
 INGREDIENTS -
Penny Black Stamps
Silver & Beetle Black Sprinkles by Doodlebug
INKS USED -
Archival Ink - Jet Black
Simon Says Stamp - Fog

Thanks for stopping by, have a fab weekend!
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

01/07/2016

Lili of the Valley Facebook Challenge - Summer in the Garden !

Good Morning!
As some of you already know LILI OF THE VALLEY hold a challenge over on their Facebook page each month. 
Today see's the start of July's challenge ... I can't believe we are in July already! 
This month's challenge is Summer in the Garden and you have until 6pm on the 15th to join in. Simply click HERE to go straight to the challenge!

There are 3 prizes on offer and the winners will be drawn at random from all the entries;
1st - £30 LOTV voucher
2nd - £20 LOTV voucher
3rd - £10 LOTV voucher
To enter, just post your photo in this event - and don't forget to check back to see if you are one of the lucky winners :-)
To be eligible, your card or project will need to fit the theme and feature an LOTV image. 
1 Entry per person please. Winners will be announced asap after that.

I have used one of the new stamps that I treated myself to a week or so ago to help give the crafty mojo a kick up the bum!

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges -
SIMON SAYS STAMP - ANYTHING GOES
DEEP OCEAN CHALLENGE - COLOURS OF SUMMER
INGREDIENTS -
LOTV 'Catkins' Stamp
Maja Design Papers
Various Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts & The Ribbon Girl
Lily White, Limeade & Bumblebee Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Ranger Glossy Accents, Paper Doily, Lace Ribbon, Cheesecloth & Twinklets
Tim Holtz Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C7, E00, E21, E31, E33, E35,
R11, R20, Y08, Y17, Y21, YG03, B000, B00, BG93, BG96 & W1

Thanks for stopping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX