Tuesday, 31 August 2010

A spot of sewing

Hi all I have been a tad busy this week we are part of great group called Special Friends which is a group for Disabled children and their families.  My son has aspergers and this group has been so good for him and our other 2 children.  Anyway I havent had time to do much crafting and I have been desperate to make some hammocks for my guineas so I thought I would show you the end result of my sewimg machine session.
Leila demonstrating my sewing efforts!
Little bit my young sow sits underneath it lol.  I have made one for the chinchillas too they love theirs!

Right I am off again keep a eye out for this weeks frienday freebie at little musings its a gorgeous one yet again!!!  No christmas theme!
Also a new challenge starts this saturday over at craft your days away so you have just this week to join in with the With Wings theme challenge!
Catch you all soon 

Friday, 27 August 2010

Chrimbo Little musing Freebie Hollie2 - I am feeling christmasy!!!!

Hi all a bit of a late post today as I have been out and about with the kids.  
This weeks musing has to be my favourite so far she is a absolutely cutie and although chrismtasy, I finally found my christmas mojo and made some items with the freebie as you will see!

Snow globe 
Papers are by dovecraft and I chopped them up and layered then to create the scene, the globe was from Hobbycraft last year.

A christmas card 

Finally A Christmas Tag
 I just adore this freebie this week, so if you would like to get your hands on her then pop on over to Sj's blog and grab it now!  

There are lots of challenges that I would like to enter this week:  
Totally Stampilicious - Texture - the ribbon, scroll, leaves and swirl
Stamp With Fun - Card for a girl - My christmas card
Crazy Challenge - Christmas
Creative Craft World - Celebrate- Christmas
Bee Crafy - Ribbon _ the ribbon on my card and its a digi image :)
Creative Inspirations - Christmas in August
Winter Wonderland - All I want for Christmas- A lovely Stripy hat, with matching mittens preferably with the lid thingy so you can have fingerless gloves or mittens but all must match!
Creative Cottage - Christmas

Thanks for popping by
catch you soon

Monday, 23 August 2010

Boo!! A little Halloween Fun Freebie

Hey all if you didn't know already Karens Doodles Netherlands blog and facebook group have a little freebie for you but the only rule with it is that you must make a card and enter it into the challenge.  

I am not great with halloweeeny cards but thought I would have ago and make a
mini card for a little monster.
The papers Are a freebie from quick cards magazine they have a autumn theme.
Sparkly black papers strips
sentiment is from - My Graphico
Image is Karens Doodles - Freebie with conditions
boo letters are from a paper mania foam letter set
the small card that it is all on is from a pack of 50 price 2.50 at Tesco they are on offer at the mo
Coloured with Promakers.

I am of course entering this into the Karens Doodles Netherlands Blog Challenge
but also;

Stamp Some thing - Use a digi of some kind - Image and sentiment
Aud Sentiments - Anything goes

Thanks for popping By

Saturday, 21 August 2010

CYDA Challenge 2 - With Wings

Wow its been a fortnight since the first challenge kicked off at Craft Your Days Away and we have had an amazing response!  Now we are on to challenge 2 and it was my turn to choose the theme and I have chosen WITH WINGS  so as long as you have some thing with wings on your project you can enter, this can include angels, fairies, butterflies, bugs with wings etc etc go check out the other DT for some inspiration!
I used the lovely freebie papers from a magaszine I love these papers!
Card is Bazzil 
Image - they are both c&c designs
Flowers - Wild orchid crafts
Sentiment - stash
Butterflies were buttons 
fine glitter on wings-Glamour dust
coloured with pro markers

Challenges I would like to enter my makes into are:
I did It Creations Challenge Blog - Anything But a Card (my Tag)
Fab & Funky - Flowers
Creative Card Crew - Sparkle and shine - Glamour dust on wings
One Stop Craft Challenge - Not a card _ My tag
Crafty Card Makers - Birthday - My birthday card 
Stamp Magic - Birthday _ my card
Right thats it for today hope to see you over on the challenge!  
Catch you all soon


Friday, 20 August 2010

Firday freebie - Noel

Hi all no make from me this week just yet as I ran out of Black ink grrrr and my printer refuses to do anything with out it no mater how hard my hubby tried to convince it to!

Anyway this weeks fabulous freebie over at Sj's little musings is Noel isnt he a happy little chap all set for a play in the snow.
Click the pic to take you straight to the fabby freebie and dont forget to check back through the blog for any freebies you may have missed!

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

Heaven certainly is a Cupcake!!!

Heaven is a cup cake has reached 1000 fans on Facebook!  

Woooo hoo and to celebrate this brilliant achievement they are doing a Give Away of a £40 Voucher from CSN Stores, go check them out they have some gorgeous goodies for your home!

As part of the give away Heaven Is a cupacake have put a few things extra that we can do to win this fabulous prize one of which is blogging about it hence this post.  If you fancy winning this fab voucher get on over to Heaven is a Cupcake Blog NOW and check out the details also check out their mouth watering cupcakelicious goodies!!! 

Catch you all soon!!!

Saturday, 14 August 2010

Going Oriental

What a wet saturday it has been today booo...... but a perfect day for us crafters to get to their desks and craft away, woop woop.  
I have had this image floating around for a while and had a little play with her and came up with this simple Thinking Of You card, I have used my oriental papers by dovecraft that have been sat in my drawer and only come out once in a while,   I love the colours in this pack.
Any way less waffle here is my card
Challnges I would like to enter this card into are:
OSCC ~ Oriental Delights 

Papers ~dovecraft
Image ~ Tiddly Inks
Gems ribbon and slidder from stash
coloured with ~ Pro Markers
Sentiment ~ From stash
Card ~ Bazzill

I think most of you in blog land know craftyemma and how fab she is and you may also have bought some goodies in her new shop HERE Well now there is a fabby challenge blog to go with it!

At the moment Emma is running special blog candy and the offical first challenge will start on 28th August so get on over become a follower and get your name added to mr linky the candy Is AMAZING!!

Catch you all soon!

Friday, 13 August 2010

Pretty In Pink

Hi all yes this is the second post for today, shocked I am lol!!!  I have been working with Crafty Chaos Designs paper packs and this is a card I was working on yesterday 
but didn't get the chance to pop up.
The papers I have used on this card are from Crafty Chaos Designs - Pretty in Pink,  aren't they cute!  This set is only 99p!!!!  And all of Susan's papers sets print beautifully.
Currently there is a special deal on; buy 3 or more items and get 2 more free check out the details on the site, Susan has some fabulous digi stamps too!

Pink has to be one of mine and my daughters favourite colours, many of her friends too lol  I love making cards with pink as pretty much anything goes, for some reason I seem to have many pro markers in pink too oh and you cant beat rosie pink cheeks can you!!!

Challenges I would like to enter this card into are:
Flutterby Wednesdays - Butterfly, Fairy, with wings

Fab and Funky - Favourite Colours - Pink

Thats all for now have a great weekend!

Festive Friday Freebie - Hollie

Morning all its A Festive Friday Freebie again at Little Musings, she is a gorgeous little lady and I love the colours Sj chose to colour her, so have used the freebie coloured image rather than the black and white image ready for you to colour,  Sj does spoil us with these freebies you know!

 Yes a Christmas card and Yes I did find it hard to get in the Christmas mood, I take my hat off to those of you who make tons of chrimbo cards this time of year I want to know 
your secret to getting the christmas magic going!

You can get this image absolutely free
I have used the new paper mania embossing folder for the blue circle
paper mania chalks
Sentiment is a freebie from the WWW
Flower is from paper mania (I think)
Papers and I love these papers are from Trimcraft
Bazzil card stock and ribbons from my stash.

Challenges I would like to enter this card into are

Thanks so mcuh for popping by I will be back soon with more creations

Saturday, 7 August 2010

Craft Your Days Away Challenge Day !!!! Challenge No 1

Its the official launch day of Craft Your Days Away Challenge Blog, woop woop and what a first challenge we have for you its a really simple one........  

 I love flowers, tilda images, my pro markers, Emmas Crafty Store (flowers and pins from there) My Nesties, My cuttlebug, my papers, pearls and everything you see on this card is my FAVOURITE!!!

 We hope you will all get involved with this challenge!  This fortnights challenge is sponsored 
by Simon Says Stamp its a £10 spend plus postage free!  Remember we are a multi craft challenge blog so it doesnt have to be a card it can be anything crafty!  I certainly look forward to seeing your wonderful creations!

Challenges I wish to enter this card into are:

Creative Card Crew - Cute and Girly

Pennys Paper-crafty challenge blog - Anything goes

Simon  says stamp - sing song challenge - Red Shoes By kate Bush
Here are they fabulous Lyrics that I think go sooo well with this card:
Oh she move like the Diva do
I said "I'd love to dance like you."
She said "just take off my red shoes
Put them on and your dream'll come true 
Digidoodle- favourite stamp - Its not just my favourite stamp I adore this stamp too!!!

Catch you all soon!

Friday, 6 August 2010

Mary Christmas..... Freebie time again!

This weeks musing was a interesting one, normally with the little girl images I can get along just fine but this image was one with a difference.......  CHRISTMAS!!!!!!  This little lady Mary is Sj's friday freebie over at
little musings so if you want to be well prepared for Christmas then this is a great place to start!

Here is my little Tag 
Isnt she cute!  I think this week I will be off on a little craft stash Christmas shop as I am lacking in Christmas tinsel and glitter!

Prepare yourself for some seriously gorgeous christmas freebies over the next few weeks
at little musings!!!!

Catch you all tomorrow when its the very first day of our new challenge blog;



Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Tuesdays Cute Day

I love CC Designs stamps, I wish I could have the whole set!  But alas my bank balance would suffer, so I have to make do with what I have and I do love the ones I have!  

Here is a card I made using one of my newer stamps, isnt she cute?  Holding a cupcake too, YUM!!!
 I have used
To colour - Pro markers
Nesties labels one dies
Flowers - Wild orchid crafts
Sentiment - Pink Cat Studio
Punch - Xcut
Card - Bazzil
Papers - DCWV
Chalks - Paper mania

Challenges I would like to enter with this card are:
Digidoodle - Punch or cut me - I have used nesties, corner punch and my x cut punch
The Pink Elephant - Some thing Yummy - Cupcake
Creative Card Crew - Cute and Girly
My Time To Craft - Lets eat cake or Drink it up

Right off to meet some friends 
have a great day !

Monday, 2 August 2010

Monkey Business

I have fallen for this little monkey, isnt he cute?  He is one of Meljens new digi stamps that can be brought from Whimsy Stamps for $3.00 that is £1.97 in uk money so not bad at all!  The stamps themselves print beautifully and I have coloured mine with promakers, I think he is dead cute!

I am going to enter him into Meljens challenge #18 which is a sketch challenge and a simple one.
I have used Nesties Lables 1
Papers - ?  I really cant remember
Buttons from my stash
Sentiment is from - Rainbow echo
Coloured with Pro markers
Image- Digi stamp Monkey Toes

meljensdesign - Challenge #18 - Sketch
Simon Says - Going Dotty - my dotty backing paper
One Stop Craft Challenge- Patterns - spots and stripes

Phew thats it for today another card for tomorrow!