Welcome to my blog!

From x stitch I moved into card making - now I am playing around with mixed media! I am taking part in different workshops and with help from crafty pals, learning about different mediums and techniques. Hope you feel inspired to create after a visit to my blog - Happy Crafting!

Saturday, 30 April 2011

What's cooking?

is the theme of today's sketchie on CMLI on craftbubble and also the name of this lovely digi from Mo Manning!

I will be entering this card into the following challenges;

Make it Monday - anything goes
KB Cute Monday - anything goes
Pear tree Designs - colourful
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Moving along with the times - anything goes
Sparkles Forum - anything goes


Thursday, 28 April 2011

Vintage Toy Trunk

This week over at Digi Doodles Shops Best it's a 'Anything Goes' challenge! What could be easier? Why not drop by and see the delightful creations the rest of the dt have made!

I chose the delightful 'old trunk and toys' image from the vintage section of the shop and decided to do some distressing. I used Tim Holtz di's and one of his tickets.

Hope to see you over at the Challenge Blog!

I am entering this card into the following challenges;

Pollycraft - fun and games
Simon says stamp - anything goes
Crafts and me - vintage/distressing
Delightful Challenges - distressing
Moving along with the times - anything goes
Creative Inspirations - digi day

Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Woo Hoo!

I won Sharon's (bonkers about buttons) blog candy!!

Thanks Sharon! x

Sunday, 24 April 2011

Show us yer metal!

was the lovely Clare's twist to her sketch over in the CMLI group on craft bubble! I have to hold my hands up I didn't put everything in the sketch, but in my defense, I didn't want to cover the lovely lamp embossing folder that I borrowed off a fellow crafter at the craftathon (thanks Wynneth!).

Metal pieces are the coins and the centre of the flowers, hope you like it! I do love Anya but hardly ever seem to use her on my cards..ah well, must try harder!

I will be entering this card into the following challenges;

Incy Wincy Designs - bright and bold
Top Tip Tuesday - open challenge
Cooking it up with Katie - flowers, lady, pink
Simon Says Stamp - embossing
I Love Promarkers - anything goes

Ribbon Girl Easter Giveaway

oooh look......

lots of lovely twine at the ribbon girl blog!

They are giving away 5 metres of every colour twine..WOOHOO!

Follow the link to be in with a chance of winning!

Thursday, 21 April 2011

Angel Bookmark

Challenge 55 at Digi Doodles Shops Best is Glitter and Glitz. I decided to make a corner bookmark and used the lovely Fairy image and coloured her with promarkers then glamour dusted her wings and the edges of her dress. I added some yummy turquoise glitter and voila! sparkly and shiny! Hope you like it, looking forward to seeing all of your glitzy makes :)

I will be entering this bookmark into the following challenges;

Do it with Digi's - fairies, pixies, elves
Lexi's creations - anything but a card
Digital Tuesday - pretty punches
Top Tip Tuesday - open challenge
Ladybug crafts ink - anything goes
I Love Promarkers -anything goes
ABC Challenge - S for sparkle

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Divas by Design

There is a new challenge blog starting up with bi-weekly challenges called Divas by Design.  They are having a dt call which ends in 4 hours!!! I have only just seen the blog!!
You also have to pick your 3 fave pieces of work....ooh thats tricky!!

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

candy pic!

Saturday, 16 April 2011

Nearly grown up!

The challenge on the CMLI group this morning certainly had a twist! Whoever was first to post a card set the sketch and theme. I thought two of our very quick crafters would beat me to it, as i had just finished cardio boxercise on the wii and was on my way into the shower. After i was cleaned up, i checked again and still no card , so i put this little cutie together! I somehow managed to be first so set the theme as dreams. Hope you like it!

I will be entering this into;

ABC Challenge - Sugar and Spice

Thursday, 14 April 2011

Barks and stripes!

Hello campers! This is my first card as a DT for Digi Doodles Shops Best ! WOO HOO!! For this weeks challenge, we want you to show us your stripes! thin ones, thick ones, we don't care, we want to see them!

papers - pink petticoat
image - guard dog (ragga mutts) digi doodles shops best
coloured with promarkers
buttons/bone - stash

This growly little chap is guarding a gift card for someone special..it is also attached to his bone which is probably adding to his snarls!

I hope you like it and you will pop by and see all the gorgeous creations the DT have created!

I will be entering this card into the following challenges;

A Spoonful of Sugar - all creatures great and small
Crafty Ann's Challenge Blog - raise a smile
Gingerloft - blue

Thursday, 7 April 2011


I am one of the new members of the Dt on Digi Doodles Shops Best! WOO HOO! The new Dt are being announced today and there is quite a few new faces. I hope you will pop over and support us there!

Saturday, 2 April 2011

Drip drop drip.....

little april showers.. is the theme of today's sketchie in the CMLI group on craftbubble. It was set by the lovely Rosie, after having watched Bambi and having this tune in her head! There was a sketch to follow but I have moved some of the elements around. The little gems on the punch are meant to be droplets of water.

image - bugaboo
coloured with promarkers
button/gems/ribbon from stash
punch - martha stewart
design paper - doodlebug 'birthday boy ribbon stripe'

I will be entering this card into the following challenges;

Kaboodle -spring
Craft your passion -grin and bear it
Stampsrus - spring
Raise the bar -april showers
Simply Create - do it yourself
Stamp Something - digi day
Crafty catz -april showers
Craft your days away - spots and stripes
Really reasonable ribbon - dies/punches/ribbon
Bugaboo Stamps - anything goes