Thursday, 30 September 2010

anya xmas card

hi all
 i have made this following a sketch by rozzy on the trimcraft forum,i have used the anya stamp i have had for ages ,i am getting so organised this year with xmas cards ,not l;ike me at all !!!!
.trimcraft. sketch
aspoonfullofsugarchallenge. spots and stripes
cinspirations. xmas in sept
.sewmanychallenges. xmas
.totallygorjuss. xmas
.charismacardz. xmas
papers/ from a mag
image .....,miss anya
ribbon....fantastic ribbons
embossung folder......snowflakes
poinietta die.....marianne d

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Glamour puss.

hi all
i saw the challenge at creativecraftchallenges. and straight away this popped into my mind,the theme is glamour puss,i hope you like it
challenges entered
creativecraftchallenges. glamour puss
promarkerchallenge. vintage/shabby chic
aspoonfullofsugarchallenge spots/stripes
charismacardz anything goes
trimmiescraftchallenge. teenagers card
papers....funky hand
image....penny black
ribbons.....fantastic ribbons
flourishes.....marianne d
sentiment.....summer bloom papermania

xmas snowfamily

hi all
i have been after this stamp for ages and a friend spied it on ebay,i bid and won it,so thanks natatlie your a star,i dont know who produced it ,its a wooden stamp,but its just sooo cute.
i followed asketch from rozzy on trimcraft and will enter it into the following challenges xmas card inc a tree
.charismacardz.blogspot anything goes
liliofthevalleythursdaychallenge. untraditional colours
.totallygorjuss. xmas
incywincydesigns. anything goes
onestitchatatimechallenge. anything goes
christmascardchallenges. xmas
image.........stamp. from a mag

Monday, 27 September 2010


Hi all,just a quick post to wish my lovely daughter Danielle a very Happy 24th Birthday today,i hope you have a lovely day ,love you
mum x

tilda xmas card

hi all
i have been making xmas cards for a few days ,to be honest i am all xmassed out!!!,
i used tilda for this one ,i think it works well in xmas colours.
challenges entered
onestitchatatimechallenge. anything goes
incywincydesigns. anything goes
anythingchallenge. cute
aspoonfullofsugarchallenge. anything goes
.totallygorjuss.blogspot. xmas
sewmanychallenges. xmas
christmascardchallenges xmas off the press
label shapes.....neasties generated
embossing folder....snowflakes /cuttlebug
flowers....e k success punch

Sunday, 26 September 2010

hugs card

hi all
i have made this card for a friend who had this little picture and wanted me to make a card out of it for her daughter who is feeling a bit down,i hope she likes it.
challenges entered
anythingchallenge. cute
aspoonfullofsugarchallenge  anything goes
.charismacardz. anything goes
onestitchatatimechallenge anything goes
papers.................basic grey
flowers.................part of a prize i won
ribbon.............fantastic ribbons
flourishes ............marianne d

Saturday, 25 September 2010

LOTV xmas card

hi all
i had a fab day yesterday,i made a heap of xmas cards,it must have been the cold weather inspiring me was so windy and cold i only left my craft room to make some warming soup,here is a lilli of the valley iamge i turned into a xmas card,i hope you like the glamour dusted hat and fur trim.
challenges entered
liliofthevalleythursdaychallenge untraditional xmas colours
.sewmanychallenges xmas
anythingchallenge. cute
aspoonfullofsugarchallenge. anything goes
.charismacardz.blogspot anything goes
wildorchidchallenge. ribbons and bows
onestopcraftchallenge. snowflakes in sept
.totallygorjuss. christmas
dcdchristmasclub. an animal on your xmas card
delightfulsketches. make it sparkle
raisethebarchallenge. use an image that looks "bundled up" to keep out the cold

snowflakes  .....punch
ribbons.........fantastic ribbon from a mag
pearls .....quixotic paperie

Friday, 24 September 2010

xmas maggie

hi all
i have made this card using lilian's sketch at sugarbowlblog.its a fab sketch and very versatile,i have used another sugar nellie cutiie from way back called "maggie with dotty scarf",its one of the 1st stamps i  ever bought.i heat embossed the snowflakes in the background ,and added glamour dust to the tree in the backing paper to give an icy feel .hope you like it .
challenges entered
sugarbowlblog. sketch
aspoonfullofsugarchallenge. anything goes
anythingchallenge. cute
prairiefairyfridays embossing
.sewmanychallenges xmas themed
papers..............spearmint by memory box.
image...............maggie sugar nellie
pearls............quixotic paperie
ribbon..........fantastic ribbons
embossed snowflakes.......papermania mini stamp from mag
glamour dust.....the

Thursday, 23 September 2010

white on white

hi all.
i made this card for ilovepromarkers.blogspot. challenge ,the theme is white on white,i found it  quite a challenge and didn't realise there was so many shades of white in my craft stash,
challenges entered
ilovepromarkers.blogspot. white on white
incywincydesigns all white except for the image
aspoonfullofsugarchallenge. anything goes
anythingchallenge cute
prairiefairyfridays. embossing
.sewmanychallenges embossing
stampingscrappingchallengecentral.blogspot. anything goes
thecraftypad.blogspot. embossing
alphabetchallengeblog. u for unused stash[embossed cards i have had for a long long time]
.charismacardz anything goes

image....polka doodles.bevvieboo fairy flutterby
embossed card........stash
embossing dots
flourishes......marianne d
flower/pearl stems....part of a prize i won
pearls .....quixotic paperie.
ribbon......fantastic ribbons

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

sugar nellie snowflake card

hi all
i have been cracking on with xmas cards,so heres one for today with my all time fave sugar nellie image,she is called snowflake,i made a gatefold card as its been ages since i made one.
challenge entered
thesecretcraftersaturdaychallenge. anything goes
wildorchidchallenge. ribbons and bows
aspoonfullofsugarchallenge. anything goes
anythingchallenge. cute off the press
image.... snowflake sugar nellie
ribbon.....fantastic ribbons
2 snowflake punches......local craft shop
flowers....quixotic paperie generated
coloured with promarkers

Tuesday, 21 September 2010

prize draw

hi all
just a quick post to let you know that lexi's new craft store is open .fairydustcrafts,it has free p&p til 5th october ,and if you place an order you will be entered into a draw for a set of 12 promarkers[worth £15],so pop over and have a browse ,
happy shopping
tracey x

its a girl

hi all
here is a card i have made using a hanglar and stanglar image i won in a prize.....lucky me.i love it.i have made a pop up card with a babygrow in the middle and i have patchworked the backing papers as in a mag i saw recently .it makes a change,
chllenges entered
prairiefairyfridays. embossing
.sewmanychallenges. embossing
kennykkraftygirlzchallenges. stitch it embossing
thesecretcraftersaturdaychallenge anything goes
glitterbabeschallenge. anything goes
stampingscrappingchallengecentral. anything goes
thecraftypad. embossing
wildorchidchallenge. ribbons and bows
aspoonfullofsugarchallenge anything goes
papers......swalk cd,clipartfairy cd,
image...hanglar and stanglar
flowers.....quixotic paperie
fake stardust pen gem
fern punch....martha stewart
babygrow.....hand cut.

Monday, 20 September 2010

picture perfect/challenge 23 at lexi's

hi all
its challenege time again at lexiscreations,congratulations to last weeks winner   #110 mandy  and gdt spot winner #tracy payne
         ,we had 206 fab entries so thanks to all who took part your entries were amazing
so on to this weeks challenge ,the theme is "picture perfect",you have to use a photo on your project ,the dt have provided a wealth of inspiration ,you have to pop over and see what they produced,the sponsor is letraset ,so promarkers for the winner......
i used a cute pic i have had for ages so i hope you like what i did with it
.challenges entered
prairiefairydesigns. wet/dry embossing embossing
thesecretcraftersaturdaychallenge. anything goea
glitterbabeschallenge. anything goes
.sewmanychallenges. a digi and embossing[my sentiment is digi]
alphabetchallengeblog. u for unused stash[the photo i have had for nearly 2 years
scrappyfrogschallenge. ,make your own flowers
stampingscrappingchallengecentral. anything goes
thecraftypad.blogspot embossing
wildorchidchallenge. ribbons and bows

  papers.......basic grey
flowers .....handmade
image.....crab apple crafts[bought over a year ago]
digi at lexisdoodles.
embossing folder........kimmy luvs [cuttlebug]
flourishes......marianne d
gems/string .......from stash
card ....inspire me
distressing ink...tim holtz,brushed corderoy

Saturday, 18 September 2010

ballgown card

hi all i have made this card using the photo inspiration this week at fabnfunky ,its a gorgeous pic pop over and check it out,i used an image i have had for ages and cant remember where i got it....sorry,papers are from prima annalee,.flowers and lace  are from a prize from sugar and spice,the flourishes are marianne d
challenges entered
fabnfunkychallenges photo inspiration
ssdschallenge operation write home/birthday challenge
thesecretcraftersaturdaychallenge anything goes
scrappyfrogschallenge. flower power
papersundaes.blogspot at least 3 embellies[ribbon/flowers/lace]
alphabetchallengeblog. u for unused stash[stamp image]
stampingscrappingchallengecentral. anything goes
peartreedesigns. mostly pink

Friday, 17 September 2010


hi all
i have made this card using a tilda image i won as part of a prize,how gorgeous she is,i used the choc/green theme from the craftycatz challenge this week as inspiration,i think these 2 colours are perfect for autumnal cards.i handmade the flowers as i didnt have abny that matched,the brown one is inspire me  card,the green one is a scrap of the backing paper inked with tim holtz brushed corderoy ink.i added a gem coloured with promarkers in the centre ,i then heat embossed the sentiment

challenges entered
craftycatzweeklychallenge. choc/green theme
sewmanychallenges embossing
aspoonfullofsugarchallenge. fall into autumn
creativecardcrew autumn or fall
prairiefairydesigns embossing
incywincydesigns. autumnal colours
wildorchidchallenge. pearls and pins[coloured mine with promarkers]

papers....memory box "jubilee"
flowers.......handmade by me,
pearls.....quixotic paperie
pearl pins./gems.....poundland[colored with promarkers]
embossing dots
ribbon....fantastic ribbons
fern punch....martha stewart

Thursday, 16 September 2010


hi all,
i have had a busy couple of days at work and no time to craft......but i managed to make this card using an image from my prize from debs and flowers from my prize from sugar and spice,lucky me...i followed a sketch from ilovepromarkers.
challenges entered
ilovepromarkers. a sketch and rip it up theme
aspoonfullofsugarchallenge. autumn
creativecardcrew autumn
.pollycraftchallengeblog. autumn
incywincydesigns autumn colours
wildorchidchallenge. pearls and pins
papers...........k.and co" roam"
image  ............tilda
sentiment from craft stampers mag
flowers.........suzi sugar
pearls.............quixotic paperie
coloured with promarkers

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

xmas easel

hi all
i have madethis xmas easel using a gorgeous little stamp called "miss clause" from sugar nellie at funkykits.super cute isnt she,
challenges entered
ourcreativecorner6. fun with folds
.craftyourpassionchallenges easel cards
ceschallenges. xmas easel card
cowgirlssundaystampenchallenge. xmas [coming home card for the troops]
everybody-art-challenge different card shape

i have used all my stash from last xmas ,