Thursday, 30 May 2013

Sketch Challenge at Little Miss Muffet

Good morning peeps!
Well there's a new challenge over at Little Miss Muffet Challenges today and this time we have a sketch for you to follow. Here it is...
Normally I follow sketches religiously, but this time I thought I'd go a little more freestyle, if you know what I mean. Here's my DT card, see what I mean...
Anyway, I kinda like it... the image is so sweet. I love her little pet! She's called Alvina and can be found at Little Miss Muffet Stamps. He little friend reminds me of a Pokemon :)
Please visit the Little Miss Muffet Challenge blog and take a look at the rest of the DT creations, and if you fancy joining in the challenge you could win yourself some Little Miss Muffet Digital Stamps!
Thanks for visiting me today, and every other day! I really appeciate the comments you leave xx

Alvina Faerie/Isles of Aldmer - Little Miss Muffet Stamps Flexmarkers - Letraset Papers - My Minds Eye

Monday, 27 May 2013

Boys Boys Boys... and a headache!

Firstly... I must apologise for the lateness of this post... I've had a stinking headache since yesterday afternoon that just wouldn't shift... it's dulled down now hence I am posting my DT card for Cupcake Craft Challenges...
This week our challenge has been chosen by our lovely Sari Sunshine, who would like to see  BOY THEMED CREATIONS... something you'd give to a lad. 
Now my card, as you can see is a get well card...   I made it for my uncle who has recently had a kidney removed... thankfully he's doing much better several weeks on from his op! I've used the gorgeous Chester Get Well Pollycraft image from Little Miss Muffet Stamps... how cute? All the other bits and bobs are from my stash, I have had them for like FOREVER! He's coloured with Flexmarkers.
Right, you'll be interested to hear we are kindly sponsored by Wild Rose Studio, who will be giving away 2 fabulous stamps of the winner's choice! So pop by the Cupcake blog and take a look at the super projects from all the Cupcake Girls, and then get crafting!

Saturday, 25 May 2013

Winged Things

Good morning all! It's a wet and cold day here... I have to say I've just about had my fill of winter weather considering it's almost JUNE! 
Anyhow, we have a fabby new challenge over at Di's Digi Designs Challenge, this fortnight we'd like you to create something that includes WINGED THINGS! So that's anything with wings! I've gone the obvious route with birds, only because I adore this digi stamp from Di's Digi Stamps called Izzy's Birdcage. Here's my DT card...
I loved colouring her, I kept it simple by just adding a few choice embellishments... I love the birdcage die and pretty ribbon (merci beaucoup Lau).
We are sponsored this fortnight by The Cutting Cafe, so pop by the challenge blog and find out the details of the fab prize! Don't forget to check out the other DT girls' creations, all gorgeous!


Thursday, 23 May 2013

Little Miss Muffet Sunbonnet & Birds on a Wire Release Blog Hop

Good morning!
I have some fab news to share with you today... Little Miss Muffet Stamps have teamed up with Bugaboo Stamps for our new release! Yep, Jodie from Bugaboo has designed some exclusive Sunbonnet Rubber stamps for Little Miss Muffet Stamps, and they're just soooo cute! If you'd like to see the full release pop by the what's new section at Little Miss Muffet Stamps, there are 8 fabulous stamps to choose from! There are some special offers with this release that are not to be missed. There is also a gorgeous new diecut available called "Birds on a Wire"... another must have! Ok, so here's my DT card I made using Fancy Sunbonnet Miss Muffet...
Now, to celebrate the release we're having a Blog Hop with some super prizes up for grabs, including a $30 gift card to spend at Bugaboo Stamps, and you could also win some of the lovely new stamps in the release! So if that tempts you, then why not join in the hop? You should start the hop at the Little Miss Muffet Challenge blog, and if you happen to get lost whilst hopping, then just jump back there for the full hop list! Otherwise you should have arrived here from Mette's blog, and your next stop on the hop is...
Min's Blog
Happy Hopping and good luck!

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Passion for Promakers - Anniversary Challenge #199

Hello friends!
The weather here has been pants, I can't believe that we're almost into June when I see the rain outside! And talk about cold... it feels like October not May!!! On route for another rubbish summer? I'm just pleased I have my crafting and blog, it keeps you going sometimes, especially when you all leave such lovely comments... thank you :)

Enough said... the next bit of the post is much more exciting! Today is a rather special day over at Passion for Promarkers Challenge... it's our 4th Anniversary! So we're going to be kind and have an ANYTHING GOES challenge theme, you just have to use Letraset Markers (Pro, Flex Tria, Aqua, Neon etc) in your entry. Here's my DT card...
As I usually do doodling and CAS cards, so I've done things a bit differently and added some extra bits on my card today... and I realised that although I have LOTS of stash, I don't have things I need like MORE DIES... I'd have liked a small butterfly die but didn't have one so had to go with a die cut I found in my stash (Mmm not sure about this one). And NO doodling here (apart from the handwritten message)! It takes me ages to do "fussy" cards ("fussy" in a good way)... and this one isn't that "fussy"... some peeps do wonders with embellishments etc, but I just either don't find the time or run out of patience. Anyway, it turned out ok, mainly due to this gorgeous girl from Saturated Canary!

Now we have so many generous sponsors this week, here's an idea of what you can win:

A 12 pack of limited edition Spring/Summer Promarkers from LETRASET
10.00$ worth of digi papers from WHIMSY/MICHELE R DESIGNS
2 digital images of your own choice from SATURATED CANARY
£10.00 voucher from BARELY MINE DESIGNS to spend in their online store
£10.00 voucher from DIES TO DIE FOR to spend in their online store

Now pop over to the Promarker blog and take a peek at the gorgeous creations that the other DT girls have made! Good luck in winning one of those fab prizes!

I'd like to enter my card in the challenge at:

Whispy digital stamp - Saturated Canary, Flexmarkers/Triamarkers - Letraset, Flowery Paper Pack - Papermania (old papers),  Ivy Tendrils and Scalloped Posie Dies - Memory Box, Chipboard Tag - Prima, White Seam Binding (coloured green with Flexmarker) - The Ribbon Girl

Thursday, 16 May 2013

LMM Challenge Kraft, Red & White and Pollycraft DT Call

Hello, hello :-) 
We have a fabulous new challenge at Little Miss Muffet Challenges this fortnight, KRAFT, RED & WHITE.
 Now this isn't a colour combo I use often but I know I'll use it again, just loved it. I used the really cute Pollycraft Swings n' Slides image from Little Miss Muffet Stamps, he's called I'm Not Tired. How sweet?! Join in with the challenge and you could win him for yourself, in fact you can win 2 digital images of your choice. Cool, eh? Pop across to the challenge blog to see all the creations the other Little Misses have come up with.

Now, I'm sure you all know this by now, but if not, I'll tell you. Pollycraft has reopened, yeah! Yup, Paula from Pollycraft has started up again which is just great news, I love Paula's artwork. Anyway, there's a DT call so I'm going to try my luck, fingers crossed.

ABC Challenge - N for Not just one (buttons, twine, pearl heart)
Fan 'n' Funky Challenge - Favourite Ebellishment (that'd have to be buttons & twine)

Swings n' Slides I'm Not Tired stamp - Little Miss Muffet Stamps, Flexmarkers - Letraset, Love paper - Pink Petticoat, Button Twine - The Ribbon Girl

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Do you Doodle?

Good morning all!

Ok are you one of those people who sits doodling on the telephone pad, or when sitting in meetings (and not listening to your boss)? Well if you are the new challenge at Passion for Promarkers is just right up your street! It's my week to choose our challenge them so I thought I'd go for DOODLEICIOUS... just include some doodling on your creation!

As we are sponsored by the fabulous Sally-Anne at DigiStamp Boutique, I was kindly offered an image to use... I chose this lovely Sketchy Cherry Blossom digi stamp... and added a little bit of doodling. The little bird is also one of my doodles. I added the pearls after seeing the lovely card by Kerry at DigiStamp Boutique. If you join in the challenge this week, you could win some fabulous digi stamps from DigiStamp Boutique! So what are you waiting for? I can't wait to see all your doodleicious creations!

Now... a little update on my kitty... he's feeling much better but seems to have good days and not so good days. I'm keeping a very close eye on him. Thank you for all you kind words about him, they really mean a lot!

DigiStamp Boutique - May Competition
CAS-ual Fridays - Square card, bling, text


Monday, 13 May 2013

Lots of Layers... and that's just to keep the chill off!

Hehe!!! Just kidding... it's our new challenge at Cupcake Craft Challenge... Keeley would like us to use AT LEAST 3 LAYERS on our cards! For me I thought I'd go the recycling route by using all my off cuts... I like this method of creating an interesting background to my card. You get a bit of everything like this ;) Obviously I had to add some doodling... speaking of which, watch out for tomorrow's Passion For Promarkers Challenge card... I'm saying no more!

Our super sponsor this week is Lili of the Valley, they are kindly offering this week's random winner a £10 voucher!!! And Keeley will of course be choosing her Cupcake Cuties! Just pop over to the Cupcake blog to be inspired by the multi-layered marvels the other DT girls have created! Hope you can join us!

Thomas Big Bunch of Flowers Rubber Stamp - Lili of the Valley , Tria Markers & Flexmarkers - Letraset, Papers - Pink Petticoat, Roses - Wild Orchid Crafts, Bakers Twine, Pearls

Saturday, 11 May 2013

Do you do Bling?

Hello peeps! Happy Weekend... despite the weather being a bit dull!
 Firstly I'd like to say a BIG THANK YOU for all your well wishes for my little cat, thankfully he's a lot better, if not quite back to his usual self. He's still off his food a little, but is definately much, much better. I was SO worried about him... it's awful when animals are ill and can't tell us what's wrong.

Right, onto my card... well today at Di's Digi Designs Challenge we'd like you to SHOW US YOUR BLING! Yep bling it up as much as you like, we want TOWIE & Geordie Shore rolled into one! I have to say I'm not all that good with bling, so I struggled a bit with my DT card. I added lots of sparkles on the wings, that definatley blings it up a bit. Of course the cute image is from Di's Digi Stamps, it's called Fairy & Bear. We are sponsored this fortnight by Digi Darlas, and also Di will be giving away some digi stamps! Please pop by the challenge blog to see all the other lovely cards from my DT buddies, and to check out all the challenge details!

Fairy & Bear Digital Stamp - Di's Digi Stamps, Flexmarkers - Letraset, Paper - Sparkly Sweet - K & Company

Thursday, 9 May 2013

Forest Friends

Hello peeps!
There's a new release over at Little Miss Muffet Stamps... Forest Friends! There's a lot of cute little characters including, bunnies, squirrels, deer and so many more! You can find them all HERE. I've used the adorable Rachel Rabbit on my card, as well as the butterfly and cute mushroom/toadstool images. This is a super release for Spring/Summer cards, but if you don't believe me check out the cards over at the Little Miss Muffet blog that the Little Misses have made using the new release images! How cute?

Apologies for being absent lately... my little cat has been very ill and I just haven't had the heart to blog. I've had sleepless nights and been worrying about him a LOT. We thought he might have a rare illness called Feline Dysautonomia, it's fatal in most cases. Thankfully it looks as though our suspisions were wrong, as he seems over the worst and is gradually getting back to his normal, cheeky self. I can't tell you how happy I was when he started jumping on the furniture (he's not normally allowed to do this) and doing his circus cat act! 


Thursday, 2 May 2013

Pieced Off!!!

No I'm not swearing at you all this morning... it's our new challenge over at Little Miss Muffet Challenges today! We would like to see some PAPER PIECING on your projects! NOT swear words!

I've used the cute Swings & Slides digi stamps called 'Nice Weather' from Little Miss Muffet Stamps, I've paper pieced her umbrella, coat and boots. It's really easy to do, just print off your image onto plain cardstock and then print the same image onto your patterned paper, then cut it out the shapes you'd like to paper piece from the patterned paper and stick them on your main (plain cardstock) image! That's it! The rest of the image is coloured with markers. Pop by the challenge blog to see all the DT inspiration, and join in if you'd like to win some fab stamps from Little Miss Muffet Stamps!