27/08/2015

My Mums Craft Shop - Bree loves Buttercream !

Good Morning!
Today's card is one that I shared over on the MMCS BLOG yesterday. 
By now I'm sure your all used to me using Stamping Bella stamps for MMCS and today is no different! I have used a cutie from the Tiny Townies Collection called 'Bree loves Buttercream'.
The Sentiment is from another Stamping Bella stamp set.

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges -
COUNTRY VIEW CRAFTS - SUMMERTIME
SIMON SAYS STAMP - ANYTHING GOES

INGREDIENTS -
Stamping Bella 'Bree loves Buttercream' Stamp
Maja Design Papers
Flowers from The Ribbon Girl & Wild Orchid Crafts
Cheesecloth, Bark Hearts, Star Pin & Ribbons from The Ribbon Girl
Pink Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Collall All Purpose Glue, Twinklets & Ranger Glossy Accents
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - W1, C1, C2, E00, E21, E31, E33, R11, R20, R81, RV95,
V91, V95, Y21 & Y28

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

26/08/2015

Creative Inspirations - Anything Goes + Option of a Sketch !

Good Morning!
Well after a Summer break I am pleased to say CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS is back with a brand new challenge of Anything Goes + Option of a Sketch!
(If you want to use a sketch you can choose between the one below or one of the others on our Sketch page. Just state which you have used).
Remember the choice to use a Sketch is completely yours.
This week's prize is from THE PAPER SHELTER and is a $20 GIFT CERTIFICATE!
For this challenge both me and the rest of my Design Team were lucky enough to use images provided by the Sponsor!

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges -
SPARKLES CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE - NO DESIGNER PAPERS
SIMON SAYS STAMP - ANYTHING GOES
INGREDIENTS -
Paper Shelter 'Santa Selfie' Digi Stamp
Red Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Bark Stars & Ribbon from The Ribbon Girl
Paper Doily
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C2, C3, C5, C7, E00, E21, E31, E33,
R11, R20, R37, R46, R59 & W1

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

25/08/2015

Papertake Weekly - Take Your Pick !

Good Morning!
We have a new challenge starting at PAPERTAKE WEEKLY today of Take Your Pick! Whenever we have these challenges we give you an option of 4 different themes to play along with. 
The selections this time are to use a Sketch, the colours Lilac, Purple or Blue (either/or), 
a Technique of Vintage / Distressing and finally there's the option to use Buttons! 
For the first time I have opted for all of these options.
On today's card I have used an image that is part of a Design Paper that I bought last year and I've finally got around to using it! lol

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges -
ALLSORTS - ROSES
INGREDIENTS -
Penny Black Sentiment Stamp
Pion & Maja Design Papers
Flowers from The Ribbon Girl & Wild Orchid Crafts
Cheesecloth & Ribbon from The Ribbon Girl
Snowflake Embellishment by Dovecraft
 Nestabilities & Paper Doily
White Glitter, Silver & White Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Collall All Purpose Glue, Twinklets & Ranger Glossy Accents
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Archival Ink - Cornflower Blue

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

23/08/2015

Lili of the Valley Design Collective !

Good Morning!
Today I am sharing my second card of the month for the LOTV DESIGN COLLECTIVE. I have used an older design today called 'The Lost Balloon' which features some really cute bunnies! Also Lili of the Valley are currently offering FREE POSTAGE on orders over £10 but hurry as it won't last long!

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges -
ALLSORTS - ROSES
INGREDIENTS -
LOTV 'The Lost Balloon' Stamp
LOTV Sentiment Stamp
Maja Design Papers
Flowers from The Ribbon Girl & Wild Orchid Crafts
Cheesecloth, Bark Stars & Ribbons from The Ribbon Girl
 Nestabilities & Paper Doily
Pink & White Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Collall All Purpose Glue, Twinklets & Ranger Glossy Accents
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, E00, V91, V95, BG93, BG96, W1 & W3

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

20/08/2015

Lot's of Love !

Good Morning!
I was lucky enough to have a spare hour yesterday to create a card just because I wanted to! It's very rare that I find time to do that and I'm sure I'm not the only one. I also wanted to share a card with you that ISN'T Christmassy for those of you who are still resisting that festive time of year! lol 

This week I had a little sort out of my crafty stash and decided to sell some items, one of the which was the stamp used today ... I shamefully hadn't even used it before so I had to make sure I inked it up before it went to it's new home! 
You can find all the items for sale over on facebook and HERE.
If you see anything you like feel free to contact me.

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges -
BUNNY ZOES CRAFTS - SHAPED CARDS
INKY CHICKS - HEARTS
INGREDIENTS -
Forever Friends Stamp
Magnolia & Maja Design Papers
Flowers from The Ribbon Girl & Wild Orchid Crafts
Cheesecloth, Bark Heart, Button & Ribbons from The Ribbon Girl
 Nestabilities & Paper Doily
Red & White Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Red Shimmer Dome Stickers by Papermania
Collall All Purpose Glue & Ranger Glossy Accents
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C2, E21, E31, E33, R46, R59 & W1

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

18/08/2015

Papertake Weekly - To Die For !

Good Morning!
I'm afraid I have another Clean & Simple card to share with you all today, I hope you don't mind too much!
We have a new challenge starting at PAPERTAKE WEEKLY today of To Die For! 
I have used this gorgeous Penny Black Reindeer Die that I bought last year, mounted it onto a gold die - cut of it, then mounted the pair onto an embossed piece of card. Resulting in a hand-made Topper of sorts!
The C&S style is to keep all the focus on the Die, with a few little sprinkles as a finishing touch!

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges -
SPARKLES CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE - NO DESIGNER PAPERS
WINTER WONDERLAND - CHRISTMAS CAROLS/SONGS

INGREDIENTS -
Penny Black Sentiment Stamp
Penny Black Reindeer Die
Circle Nestabilities
Tim Holtz Snowflake Texture Fade
Gold Sprinkles by Doodlebug
INKS USED -
Archival Ink - Watering Can

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

15/08/2015

Lili of the Valley Christmas Sneak Peek !

Good Morning!
I have another Christmassy sneak Peak to share with you all from the second range of
NEW DESIGNS from Lili of the Valley!
This one is called 'Penguin Trio' and should be available at the end of the month along with 5 more Trio sets! Along with these cute Penguins you can also get Elves, Santa, Robins, Reindeers and Snowmen! I couldn't resist getting some of the other designs too ... well I do love Christmas!

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges -
SPARKLES CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE - NO DESIGNER PAPERS
WINTER WONDERLAND - CHRISTMAS CAROLS/SONGS
(Tis the Season to be jolly ... Fa la la la la' la la la la)
INGREDIENTS -
LOTV 'Penguin Trio' Stamp
LOTV Sentiment Stamp
White Frantage Embossing Powder
Red Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Red Shimmer Dome Stickers by Papermania
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C5, C7, R46, R59, Y17, Y38 & W1

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX