31 August 2015

Lisa B Designs Challenge - Lavinia

Hi All

Sharing my entry for the lisa b challenge, i have used a Lavinia butterfly stamp for my entry and created a background with brushos, inks and enamel embossing powder.

The challenge is here

29 August 2015

Allsorts 326 - Recycle/Upcycle

Hi All

Hopefully this post has scheduled as i am at a hobby art workshop today.

This week we have the theme of


As always you can create anything you wish, but please do make sure you tell us in your post what items you have recycled.

I am often compared to a squirrel by my family and last year kept the Christmas cracker waste, they were very pretty and had nice bows and berries!  I've done this before but not the crackers as well as the embellishments.

I have die cut from these to make by snowflakes and upcycled the bows, everything apart from the card blank, one gem and stamped image is recycled!  I've got load more to make cards up with

Our sponsors

We have two prizes this week from our very generous sponsors, the first is a choice of 3 images from Scrappers Delight...................

My name is Janice (AKA Scrapper's Delights), I discovered the digital scrap booking world November 2008 and started to Design February 2009 and really love it so I decided I wanted to have my own shop so here we are lol.

And the second is Crafty Ribbons with a collection of pretty ribbons and gems

Crafty Ribbons is a ribbon emporium, we are passionate about ribbons and want to share our fantastic ribbons with others. Our range of Christmas ribbons is second to none. Remember when we only used ribbons to add a bow to our hair, or tie up a birthday parcel ? Ribbons are now a "must-have" for all types of craft. Whether your project requires satin, sheer, silk, grosgrain, gingham or polka dot ribbon we have them all! Lots and lots of different colours in a range of widths. Need a little bit of ribbon inspiration - then have a look at our projects on our blog,or visit our Inspiration blog,or maybe join in with us at our Challenge blog. Go on, have a look... It's worth it !

Do come and join us

22 August 2015

Allsorts Week 325 - Roses

Hi All

Helene is our host this week with the theme "ROSES"

This is a digi set from Crafters Companion and v cute

Our sponsor this week

Marianne Designs

21 August 2015

Stamping Sensations Challenge

Hi All

Been a little while since i entered the stamping sensations challenge, lifes been a bit bonkers.

I have had my pens out and done some colouring for this one

The challenge is here

15 August 2015

Allsorts Week 323 - Share Your Favourite Colour

Hi All

Jo is setting this weeks theme and wants us to share our favourite colour, well mine is (no suprise) Purple

Ive had a play with some cardio stamps and a smaller square card for this theme. Quite delicate i think.

Our prize comes from Sizzix this week

8 August 2015

Allsorts week 323 inspired by summer

Hi All

Welcome to another Saturday, please check and see if you are a winner or in our top five

This week its me hosting and I have set the theme "Inspired By Summer" this could be colours, summer flowers, sentiments, the seaside, icecreams, so pretty broad - just tell us whats inspired you.....

Ive gone for summery colours and flowers for my card.

Our sponsor this week is

Whimsy Stamps are a family owned art stamp company dedicated to providing crafters around the world with whimsical and fun rubber stamp designs. span style. All of our rubber stamps are made from deeply etched rubber, mounted on Cling Cushion Foam and once trimmed are ready to use with an acrylic block. Our Shapeology Metal Craftings dies are exclusive to Whimsy Stamps and can be used with many table top cutting machines. These dies are made in the USA using top quality steel. They are perfect for cutting papers and fabrics and many coordinate with our sentiment stamps. We also have our own line of 6x6 designer papers printed on high quality, slightly textured vellum paper. 

Offering a $15 voucher for their store

2 August 2015

GDT Penny Black and More - Summer Flowers

Hi All

I am GDT at Penny Black and More this month with the theme "Summer Flowers"

I've used a stickeroo to make my card and hope it has a summery feel to it!

you can join the challenge here

1 August 2015

Allsorts Week 322 Pearls and Gems

Hi All

Another Saturday is her already and this week we have the challenge theme of "Pearls and Gems"

I've used a Jane Shasky image for my card and decoupaged it, CAS but have been manic with work again this week

Our sponsors are:

DigiStamp Boutique offers a wide range of digi images designed by Sally-Ann Hancock. My work means the world to me - it allows my passion to draw and create, to fit with my family life too - often the inspiration for my designs. Hope you enjoy as much as I enjoy creating.



See you next week.....

A Bit More Time To Craft - 1st August Anything Goes

Hi All

This is my first DT piece for a new challenge called A Bit More Time To Craft, its a bit different to normal explained by Lozzy as follows:

This will not be your normal type of challenge blog as if you enter you will not receive any comments on your blog for entering. I no we all love to have comments but then do we love to be Crafting and you have come to this place called A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge. The only prize's up for grab for 3 Randomly chosen winners are Digi Papers so if you happy and love to use Digi Papers then have a go by entering. The Challenge's will all be everyone's favourite "Its Anything Goes" so its up to you.
Have started this Challenge up as we all love to enter challenges to win prizes and to show off our gorgeous creations but remember its no comments and posts will be just short and sweet so the DT's have A Bit More Time For Crafting.

There are 2 Challenge's a month starting on the 1st and 15th of each month - i am on the A Team which is the 1st each month.

I am sharing a new home card i have made for my first challenge which is anything goes

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be great for you to come and join us here