Sunday, 26 April 2015

Happy Birthday - peacock

Good morning. For today's card I've used an image cut from the lovely  'Bohemian' paper pad from Dovecraft. I love the colours and finishes of these papers.

Items used

Image: die cut from paper
Paper: Dovecraft 'Bohemian', PM shimmered textured cardstock
Dies: SB Dec. Labels 22, Labels 3, Fleur de Lis Squares, T. lace Lacy Daisy, Collecting Corners
Dovecraft enamelled glitter dots, glitter glue, beaded string, gem, DI Victorian Velvet, Evergreen Bough


Aud Sentiments Ch. #130 Things with wings
Brown Sugar #143 anything goes
Choc., Coffee and Cards #89 Use a die cut
Crafty Catz #276 Things with wings
Mema's Ch. anything goes + die cut /punch
Ladybug Crafts anything goes

Sunday, 19 April 2015

With Love roses

Good morning. Finally got around to using this image from one of the  LOTV art pads - such a pretty image I think.

Items used: 

Papers: First Edition J'adore and Kraft card
Dies: SB scalloped and standard circles, MB Fabulous Phlox
Cuttlebug embossing folder
Sentiment: Kanban
Pearl, ribbon, roses, glitter glue from own stash

Craft-Dee BowZ - anything goes + bow
Dream Valley Ch. - use Kraft
Get Creative Ch. - include a tag
Incy Wincy - embossing wet or dry
Top Tip Tuesday - 3 of something - I have 3 roses
Inky Impressions - #205 Kraft it
Choc. Coffee and  Cards - #89 use a diecut

Monday, 13 April 2015


Good morning. In a pink, floral  mood this morning.

Items used: Image - PM decoupage
Papers: PM Henbury Lane
Dies: SB Fleur de Lis, Garden Weave,
Punches: Xcut, MS, Woodware, Kars
Sentiment: Kanban
Ribbon, button, pearls - own stash


Crafty Sentiment Designs - lots of flowers
In the Pink - Celebrate
Crafty Catz #274 - two or more patterned papers
Fussy n Fancy - #136 buttons n bows
Polkadoodles #15 Pink and Pretty
Wags n Whiskers - #151 buttons
Glitter n Sparkle - #132 include a butterfly
The Corrosive Challenge - #222 Floral Fantasy

Friday, 10 April 2015

Tatty Teddy Have A Great Day

Cute Tatty Teddy on this card.

Items used: Tatty Teddy 'A Gift Inside' coloured with Pro. and pencils
Papers: Me To You Spring Chic
Dies : Xcut stars, SB scalloped circles
Sentiment: Me To You
Me To You inks
Gems, glitter glue, ribbon


Cute Card Thursday #368 Bonny Blues
DRS Designs #169 Birthday Blues
Simon Says Stamp. April Showers
Crafting for all Seasons #99 Animal Magic

Handbags galore

Good morning. You can never have too many of these I think!

Items used:

Image: LOTV coloured with Pro.
Papers: Dovecraft 'More or Less'
Dies/Punches: SB Elegant Ovals, Labels 10, MS border punch, Tonic butterfly punch
Crochet ribbon, PM rosebuds, Sakura glitter gel pen, gem, glitter glue
DI Victorian Velvet


Ribbon Girls Pastel colours
Love To Scrap # 51 dots/stripes
Pink Elephant # 293 pastel colours
Sweet Stamps #216 flowers
Robyn's Fetish #258 pastel colours
Suzy Bee #74 pastel colours

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Butterfly birthday

Good morning.  A bright card for a bright morning - I hope it is where you are.  Spring green everywhere you look - so uplifting. Thanks for looking. xx

Items used: 

Dies: MD butterfly, SB Curved borders, Xcut Floral Cluster Circle
Papers: Raspberry Road and from own stash
Butterfly embossing folder - magazine freebie
Sentiment : Kanban stamp in DI Barn Door
Ribbon, glitter glue, pearls


Cupcake Inspirations #303 colours
Fan-tastic Tuesday #80 anything goes with a twist - die/punch
Little Red Wagon - #284 Spring is in the air
Mod Squad Ch. - butterfly focal
Whimsy Inspiration -# 81 use a diecut
Moving Along With Times - inspiration photo

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

Have a Happy Birthday

Good morning. One of the new Gorjuss stamps today - love this one with the different hair.

Items used: 

Image: Gorjuss 'Dear Apple' coloured with Pro.
Papers: Dovecraft 'Leyton'
Sentiment: Kanban
Dies: Xcut Trim Borders, SB Floral corner 2, Rose Creations, Labels 8, Elegant Ovals, MB Leavenworth butterflies.
Gems, pearls, glitter glue


Pile It On. #63. Diecuts
Love To Scrap. #51. Dots or stripes
Passions for Promarkers #291. Passion for birthday
Simply Create Too #82 anything goes
Catch the Bug #273 anything goes
Sugar Nellie Gorjuss party

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Birthday Wishes - blue rose

Good morning.  Something floral this morning - a topper from one of the gorgeous Hunkydory pads.

Items used: 

Image: Hunkydory Craft Verses 
Papers: PM Rose Garden
Dies: SB Branching Out, Foliage Two
Ribbon, gems, flowers and glitter glue from own stash.


Southern Girls #107 Punches and dies
Card Mania #67 flowers
Creatalicious #73 anything goes
Die Cut Divas in the garden

Sunday, 5 April 2015

For you on your Birthday - Bamboo

Hello.  I've used an old favourite stamp today with some fresh spring colours. Thanks for looking.

Items used: 

Image: Party Paws Bamboo with Flower coloured with Pro.
Papers: 1st Edition Bird Song and Floral Pavilion
Dies: 1st Edition Flowers, SB Lacey Circles, Foliage 2, Dec. labels 8
Sentiment: LOTV


Creative Knockouts- #83 diecuts/punches
Crafty Hazelnut's - Patterned paper
Die Cut Divas - in the garden
Creative Corner - animal fun
Dragons Lair Designs - add an animal
Sister Act - #100 anything goes

Saturday, 4 April 2015

Lilac Dragonfly

Good morning. I've been wanting to use this beautiful stamp for a while now - I just love seeing dragonflies flying around in the garden in the summer. Thanks for looking x x.

Items used:
Image: magazine freebie coloured with Promarkers
Papers: First Edition New Bloom
Dies: MB Fairytale Flower border, Blushing Bouquet, SB plain and Lacey Circles
Punches: Xcut corner, Hobbycraft dragonfly
Glitter glue, gems


Make My Monday -  flowers
Get Creative- diecuts
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
TTCRD -anything goes
Sisterhood of Crafters - Come Fly With Me

Friday, 3 April 2015

For You

Good morning. A pretty stamp today in one of my favourite colours - turquoise.  Thanks for looking. x x

Items used:

Image: PM Bellisima dress stamped in Memento Rich Cocoa and coloured with Promarkers.
Papers: First Edition Boho Chic 
Dies/punches: Tonic border, SB Circles and Lacey Circles
Sentiment: magazine freebie stamped in Rich Cocoa
PM Craft Collection border stamp
Button, twine, glitter glue, DI Evergreen Bough


Cupcake Inspiration - #303 stripes and dots 
Paper Minutes - #377 buttons
Fab n Funky - #253 lots of layers
Penny's Paper Crafty #221 anyhing goes
Wonderful Wednesday - anything goes

Thursday, 2 April 2015

It's Your Birthday - Tatty Teddy

Good morning.  Thought I'd make a card with this little fella - the flowers remind me of what delights are starting to grow in the garden (and are already here).

Items used:

Image: Tatty Teddy -  Spring Bouquet coloured with Promarkers and watercolour pencils
Papers: LOTV Perfect Pair
Dies: MB Spring Border, Leavenworth butterfly; SB Stately Circles; First Edition Doily
Sentiment: Craftwork Cards
Glitter glue, gems


Crafty Cardmakers - Spring
Melonheadz - Spring
Ooh La La Creations - Spring/Easter
Sweet Sunday Sketch -Sketch #262
Creative Corner - Spring has sprung
Crafting For All Seasons - #99 Animal Magic
Little Red Wagon - #283 Call the Vet

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

With Love

Good morning all. A mellow, floral card today.

Items used:
Image : from my copious decoupage stash - don't know which company
Papers: First Edition Blank Canvas
Dies: SB Curved Borders, Elegant Ovals; MB Corner Bow
Punches : Nellie Snellen
Sentiment: Dovecraft Sweet Paris 
Pearls, glitter glue, ribbon: Dovecraft
Lace from own stash
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:

Top Tip Tuesday : Mellow Yellow
Dream Valley Challenges : # 103 lace, ribbon, pearls
Get Creative : must use a die cut
Incy Wincy : flowers and lace
Shabby Tearoom :  # 248 beautiful blooms
Sentimental Sundays : #252 springtime flowers
Crazy Challenge : #194 floral