Thursday, 30 September 2010

Steppin out in Pink & Brown

Stitchy is sponsoring Cupcake Crafts this week with the scrummy theme of Pink and Brown.
On my card I've used her image Steppin' Out and added a bit of bling and a very small unobtrusive bow lol! The backing paper also has glitter on but it doesn't show in the photo so well - it's DCWV Linen Closet.

I would also like to enter her into:

Monday, 27 September 2010

Row row row your boat

I made this card to fit a few challenges:
Aly's - Recipe (2DP's & at least 2 buttons)
Funky fridays - Buttons
Bee crafty - Furry fluffy friends
Other lovelies - D is for digi

I've used another cute image from Robyn's Fetish called S.S. Hoppity

Mwah to Robyn!

Jeanette our wonderful DT co-ordinator on I Did it Creations has been away for a few days and left our boss Robyn in charge. She's been sneaky and posted this freebie that will only be there until Jeanette gets back on Tuesday. If you do go over and nab him please say thank you and become a follower as you wouldn't want to miss out on anything lol!

I would like to enter him into:
Crafty pad - xmas sparkle
Die Cut Dreams Xmas Club - Xmas furry things
Sew Many Challenges - Christmas
Caardvarks - Clean & Simple
Allsorts - Plain & Simple
Totally Gorjuss - Christmas

Puppy Paws

Well it makes a bit of a change from bear paws!

This gorgeous little chap is by Robyn's Fetish that you can buy (with 31% off) here I think the paper is Cosmo Cricket but I was sent them by a friend so don't quote me lol!

I'd like to enter him into the following Autumn / Fall Challenges


Sunday, 26 September 2010

Anything Goes at OSAAT

This week at One Stitch at a Time the theme is anything goes and the prize is a $15 voucher from the Crop Stop
I've used Teddy with Stitching by JLJ Designs that you can buy at the store I printed them out and coloured them with Promarkers and added Sizzix letters (Baby says yeah) to make my daughters name to decorate a pin board from Poundworld. I just managed to stick the last bear on before she ran off with it and hung it on her wall. At least I know she liked it :c)

I would also like to enter it into:
Pollycraft - Cute & Cuddly
A Crafty little place - Animal crackers
Anything goes - cute
Papertake - critters


I Did it Creations ATC

This week at I Did It Creations our challenge is to make an ATC with an embellishment and we were all given these lovely Weathered papers by Toucan Scraps to work with. They're available from the store and while you're over there have a look at Angela's other collections.
I've cut my bear using Sizzlit die teddy with shirt and paper pieced his shirt. The butterfly is a Woodware Punch.

I love making ATC's they're great for using up odd scraps and bits and pieces. The only rule is that they should be 2.5 x 3.5 inches and must be traded and not sold.

Have a look over at the challenge to see what my team mates made from the same papers

He's wandering along to:
A spoonful of sugar - Anything goes
Crafty Emmas - Animal antics
Crafty Anns - ABAC
Papercutz - critters


Saturday, 25 September 2010

Snowflake Bag

This is a bigger version that I made for an order although I'm not altogether happy with the proportions. It's been made to fit something the size of a mousemat???? No I don't have a clue either lol!
Snowflakes in September (OneStop) are made with a sizzlits die and the paper is by Blonde Moments. I added a bit of faux stitching round the top as it looked a bit bare (Crafty Catz

Tuesday, 21 September 2010

Little Padster Bags

My friend saw the handbag that I made a few weeks ago for OSAAT and asked me to make her a couple to put vouchers in for Xmas pressies. Having spent hours looking through my papers I finally decided on these ones or I would have made them last week.

I've altered the size this time so the body of the bag is made from a 9 x 12 inch rectangle so they end up about 6 inches tall by 5 wide by 2 deep and made the handles from 1/2 inch strips of card.

Sunday, 19 September 2010

You are on the right Blog LOL!

This is not a mistake - yes that is a piccy with flowers and beads and buttons and a charm on - shock horror. I was bored this afternoon so made my self use loads of layers and stick lots of things on as a kind of torture LOL!

The layout hidden under there is from Quirky Crafts and I also blew off the dust (corrosive) and piled on the flowers (whoopsi daisy)

The image was sent to me by the lovely Toni who lives in walking distance of Funky Kits lucky lucky girl. The purpley spotty paper is one of Stitchy's P&B set and the rest is the English Paper Company.

I like to mooooove it

The challenge over on MSE at the moment is to use a cow in your creation. I found this knitting cow image lurking in my stamped images and have no idea who sent me it or who made it so thank you! Papers are Cosmo Cricket but no idea which collection.

I would also like to enter it into the alphabet challenge - U for unused stash

Happy Birthday OSAAT

It isn't OSAAT's birthday this week but it is the theme of our challenge. Did you guess right from my sneaky peek yesterday? 

It's a little known fact that Stitchy also does papers and I've used her P&B set available at the store to make my desk caddy come box this week.

The happy wording is a Hero Arts stamp and the birthday is one I had custom made a couple of years ago. The EK Success retro flower punches have also had another outing - don't tell me I don't use my stash LOL
I followed the tutorial from here but made it with a 9x9 piece of white Core'dinations.

I would like to enter it into:
Crafty Calendar - blue plus flowers
Totally Papercrafts - happy birthday
Stamp Something  - digi day

I did It Creations is Clean and Simple

The challenge this week at I Did it Creations is one of my favourites - keep it simple - much as I admire the wonderful creations using distress inks and all those gorgeous flowers it's really not me lol!

This fabulous image is called Cat by TreesAward which you can buy at the shop.

I would like to enter it into:
Daisy Doodles - plain & simple plus1 embellie (hope my moon counts)
Sew Many Challenges - embossing
Pixie Dust - fur or feathers
Stamp Something - digi day

Once I'd made my night time one I also made a day time one with ginger cats instead.


Saturday, 18 September 2010

Sneaky Peeky at OSAAT

We have a new game over at OSAAT to guess the theme of tomorrow's challenge which is being sponsored by Joanna Sheen so here's a little bit of my project to maybe give you a clue. Nip over to the blog to post your guess for yet another opportunity to win.

Cropped photo brought to you by Nokia N93 worked by 10 year old as mother hadn't a clue that she had photo editing software on it despite having it over a year :c)

Don't forget that if you use a store image for our challenges at the moment you will be entered into a draw to win Stitchy's Special Prize - I sound like that guy off Bullseye LOL! and no it's not a speedboat :c)

Sunday, 12 September 2010

Fabby Rainbow Prizes at One Stitch at a Time

One Stitch At A Time has a very special challenge for you this week...We are challenging you to make a special
"Rainbow Themed" card - Anything goes type of challenge, but must have a rainbow or the colors of a rainbow in
your creation.  The reason for this Rainbow challenge is in honor of a very special little guy named Cameron.
 Click here to read his story...
Thank you in advance to all that take part in this very special challenge - have fun & good luck!!!
I've used one of Stitchy's special new release images called Hangloose
We have 10 GREAT PRIZES FOR 10 equally great WINNERS...and that is only  at the main blog...
Prize #1 is all 5 of My (Stitchy Stamps) New Release Stamps
Prize #2 is all 5 of Beary Dust's New Release Stamps
Prize #3 is a package from Craftbrulee
Prize #4 is a package from Rod & Carol At Hobbyhabitat
Prize #5 is a package from I Am Roses
Prize #6 is 3 New Release Stamps
Prize #7 is 3 New Release Stamps
Prize #8 is 3 New Release Stamps
Prize #9 is 3 New Release Stamps
Prize #10 is 2 New Release Paper Packs and A Sentiment Sheet
We will also have ONE kid WINNER....who will win ONE PRIZE of THE 3 NEW KIDS KORNER RELEASE STAMPS.
I would like to enter her into:
Incy Wincy - celebrate
FabNFunky - whateva 
Crafty Sentiments - use a digi
Craft Your Days Away - girly & glitter 


Rainbows at I Did it Creations

I Did It Creations Challenges has a very special challenge for you this week...We are challenging you to make a special "Rainbow Themed" card - Anything goes type of challenge, but must have a rainbow or the colors of a rainbow in your creation. The reason for this Rainbow challenge is in honor of a very special little guy named Cameron. If you click on the link below, you can read his story...

For the Love of Cameron

A little History and the reason for this Super Challenge this week...
A very very good friend of Stitchy's who is known in the digital world by the name "FUNKY" , has built a beautiful fundraiser blog for her grandson Cameron..He is autistic and Funky and her daughter are striving to help Cameron..
Some of you may know Funky, she has been in the digital scrapping world for a very long time. If you could find it in your heart to help Funky and her little guy out, it will not go unrewarded. We know times are very hard for everyone right now, so if you can't give even a dollar, please don't feel bad, but please do go and read his story, he's quite a character lol..Thank you in advance all that take part in this very special challenge - have fun & good luck!!!

For my special project this week I've used Lexi Creations image Ballerina Trio mounted on a CD it reminds me of the 3 Fossil sisters from Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfield

For a fun challenge, prizes and a freebie all for a good cause....see I Did It Creations Challenges for complete details.

I would like to enter this into:
Cupcake Craft - Books & stories
Lexis Creations - Flower power
Charisma - Try something new (CD)
CRAFT - Colour inspiration
Gingersnap - Punches


Saturday, 11 September 2010

Stitchy's Chocolate Candy

We have special candy over at OSAAT at the moment and the prize gets bigger the more challenge entries we get using items from the store and you can only win it if you use one BONUS! Nip over to have a look and spread the word. We have a very special challenge starting tomorrow in support of a very special little boy. Please click the logo in my sidebar for more info.
Look out for more rainbow challenges tomorrow at I Did it Creations and The Crafty Pad
Hopefully Stitchy will be adding real chocolate to the candy LOL!

Buddy in Pink

If you read my blog you'll may have a slight inkling that I love bears and this cute little guy is one of my favourites which you can buy from Nutcrafters I've made him pink to fit the current Nutshells challenge and used the sketch from The Pixie Cottage which has the handy option of furry friends

Happy Birthday Grandma

This is loosely based on the current sketch at The Sugar Bowl and I've used Maggie and Hamish in jumpers from Funky Kits that are so cute I could squeeze them :c)

Sunday, 5 September 2010

Just a few notebooks

Every year the school Autumn Fayre takes me by surprise. This year I've decided to start early mainly as it's Abby's last year before she goes to high school so won't have to bother in future.
These notebooks are a real bargain at 18p each and will soon be joined by a Wilko's mini pen in a cello bag. I got a really funny look last time I went to Asda as I bought 6 wonder what I'll get when I go back to buy another 12 lol!

Happy Birthday Nanny

This has to be one of my all time favourite stamps (Belles & Whistles) and when I saw the sketch and theme over at The Pixie Cottage this week I had to use her to make my mother-in-laws birthday card (her boys call her Nanny 'coz when they were small that was her job). I've even used proper posh Prima flowers and my Henbury Lane papers so no expense spared here :c).
I'd like to enter it into:
Party Time Tuesday - Birthday card with brads (flower centres)
Sarah Hurley Challenge - Something 3D
MAWTT - In stitches (drawn onto purple card with silver pen)

Another Journal

I made my daughter a journal at the beginning of the holidays and she's now asked fro another one for when she goes back to school on Tuesday. Having mentioned Buddy bear the other day I dug him out to add to the front. The very loud paper is Bo Bunny block party which I won a few weeks ago.
I would like to enter him into the Nutshells back to school challenge (that's where Buddy comes from)
Incy Wincy - Back to School
Totally Stampalicious - Anything but a Card (converted Wilkinson right price notebook)
Passion for Promarkers - Teddy Bear's Picnic

Blossoms, Bling & Butterflies at OSAAT

This week at OSAAT the theme is in my post heading and I'm too lazy to type it again. This is one of those cards where I took the first exit from my comfort zone turned left and just kept on going LOL! I never use glitter and found it by accident looking for the wooden flowers so the cat is sparkling away nicely bless her.

Anyhoo we are sponsored by the wonderful Sew Many Cards this week and this is one of their images that I've spotlighted (yet another technique I spotted in a blog hop and have no idea who to thank mainly 'coz I had no idea what colours to use on the giraffe.

Hop over to the challenge blog to have a look at what the other girls have created and maybe pic up a few new images in the shop and don't forget to join us next week for our special event in support of Autism Awareness we'll have a rainbow (hint at theme) of lovely prizes for some lucky winners :c)

I'd like to enter this into:
Daisy Doodles - Anything goes
Pollycraft - Add a little nature
Anything Goes Challenge - say it with flowers
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