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Monday, 21 May 2018

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Good afternoon everyone, I know it's been a while since I blogged, my last post was in March but I actually wrote it before I went to Greece in February. For those that don't know, I went volunteering at a cat rescue for 2 weeks, I loved every single minute of it and will be doing it again later in the year. 

So lots and lots has happened since then, it's been a very, very busy time for me with one thing and another, but I'll fill you in with that later, I promise I will be back blogging real soon.

But for now this is really important if you are one of my followers or subscribers, so please read below.


Would you still like to see my posts and all the crafty things I share with you all? This post is extremely important ….. legally I have to share this with you. It is for all of my lovely followers and viewers and especially to those who subscribe and follow.
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I will be back soon to share some lovely crafty stuff, and to fill you in with what I've been up to.
 

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Green

Good morning and a happy 
 This week as we are close to St Patricks day the team were challenged to make something Green, and here is my make.
I used one of the pre-coloured monsters from the Little Monsters download kit, and one of the messages from the bigger kit. I created a background using Brushos, amd added some squiggly lines around the edges and inked the edge of the card. I then printed out the monster and message and fussy cut them. I inked the edges of the monster black so no white showed, and then inked the edges of the speech bubble green. I mounted everything onto 3D foam and stuck in place.

Now don't forget to pop over to the blog to grab today's massive discount code and of course check out that the rest of the team have done.

Friday, 9 March 2018

Green!

Good morning everyone. It's time for another new challenge from the Polkadoodles blog. With it being close to St Patricks day, the team were challenged to make something with lots of green in it.
And here is my make.
I've used one of the monsters from the Little Monsters Funky Stamp set, and a sentiment from the Monster Messages stamp set. You could do what I did and buy the whole collection to save a few pennies. And I'm sure it's cheaper now than when I bought it so it is a monster bargain!
I took a few photos while making this to show you how I did it, so here you are.

I stamped the Monster and message in black onto watercolour card and used a water pen just inside the monster. I then added some Brushos and allowed it to dry.
 I then stamped the monster on a post it note to use as as mask. I then sprayed the card with water and added more brushes in a different green.
I then sprayed a bit more water to mix the colours more. I then used a heat gun to dry it off and added some lines around the edges, and also inked the edge of the card to make it stand out more. Finally I added 3D foam to the back and stuck it to the card blank.


Tuesday, 27 February 2018

For a Lady

Good morning a very happy
 I know, these weeks are flying by aren't they!
This week the team at the Digi Choosday blog were challenged to make something for a lady, and here is my make.
I used the Winnie Celebrations 2 collection to make this. I used a pre-coloured image, 2 papers and a sentiment. I matted the papers and image onto coordinating card and mounted onto 3D foam to give it dimension. I added some pearls around the sentiment and at the bottom of the card, and finally added a bow. This image could be used for lots of occasions, not just birthdays.
And as always we have a massive discount code for you so don't forget to grab it from our blog.
I'm entering this into the following challenges:
 

Friday, 23 February 2018

Spring colours

Good morning everyone, it's time for a new challenge over at the Polkadoodles blog. This week the team were challenged to make something with Spring Colours and here is my make for this week.

I have used the Winnie Fruit Punch collection. When I use this collection I usually go for the ever so cute fat Bee so thought I'd do something different instead. So I used one of the design sheets which you can buy on it's own HERE. There is loads left over for another make too.
I fussy cut everything out by hand and added some sparkle to the butterflies and bird using a Wink of Stella pen. I edged the papers with black ink for some faux matting and layering. I then mounted to topper, the embellies and the sentiments onto 3D foam to give some dimension to the card. Lovely spring colours I think, and makes me feel like summer is finally on the way.
Why not come and join our challenge for the chance to win some fab goodies! And of course check out what the rest of the team have made over at the blog.

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Lots of Love

Good morning a very happy
 Today at the Digi Choosday blog the team were challenged to make something with lots of love. The challenge for you as always is anything goes. I chose to use the new Winnie Celebrations 2 collection. I used a pre-coloured image as I'm still struggling with nerve issues. I then used one of the banners and added my own sentiment to it. I did this in My Craft Studio but you can do it in Word if you don't have a graphics program. I also used one of the papers, with love hearts, from the collection and matted it onto coordinating card stock and layered up with 3D foam pads. Finally I stamped to heart from the Regal Peacock stamp set 5 times, coloured it red with inks and made it into a flower and added stamens.
Now don't forget as it's Digi Choosday we give you a massive discount code to use on digis in the Polkadoodles store, but it's only valid for 24 hours so grab it while it's there!
I'm entering this into the following challenges:

Friday, 9 February 2018

Spring Flowers

Good morning everyone, I'm here today with a new challenge from the Polkadoodles blog. This week the team were challenged to make something with spring flowers on, the challenge for you as always is anything goes.
I knew straight away I wanted to use some of the fabulous Polkadoodles flower dies, so I chose to use the flowers 2 dies set, and here is my make.

I also used the small frame from the Bubbleicious Frames die set.
So actually this isn't what I started out making, I started by cutting some of the flowers and usimg my pink and purple inks on them, but I wasn't happy with the results as I didn't think they were spring like so I started again.This time I decided to use my Brusho powders and was happy with the colours. So actually a quick card took me over an hour to make, but hey ho I love it, and I had great fun making it, and that is what crafting is all about isn't it!
Here's a close up of the flowers for you.
Why not come and join in the challenge and be in with a chance to win some fab prizes. See you over at the blog.

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Hello!

Good morning and a very 



Today over at the Digi Choosday blog the team were challenged to make something that said Hello or Goodbye and I chose to make this.
I used the cute Lily Love Bug collection to make this. I fussy cut all the embellies and Lily herself and mounted everything on 3D foam to make it pop. Even the ribbon is paper, don't it look real! I added some faux stitching around the edges of everything to add more interest.
So why not come join our challenge? And don't forget to grab today's massive discount code as it only lasts 24 hours.

Friday, 26 January 2018

Hearts

Good morning everyone, hope you're all managing to keep warm while the weather in the UK is freezing cold and lots of snow everywhere. 
I'm here today to share my make for the Polkadoodles challenge blog. This week the team were challenged to make something with the theme of hearts. Well when I hear hearts I always think of our cute Lily Love Bug so here is my make.

I've kept this really simple as it is for my hubby.
Now of course if you want to join our challenge for you it is as always, Anything Goes. So come play and maybe you'll win some goodies.

Friday, 12 January 2018

Love and Romance

Good morning and a very happy, healthy and prosperous new year to you all.
I'm here with my first challenge of the year with the Polkadoodles challenge blog, and that challenge is Love and Romance and here is my make.
 I have used the beautiful Belle Papillon collection to make this card. I used a paper, a sentiment in a frame, a few butterflies, a frame and the flowers embellie. I fussy cut the embellies and sentiment out and mounted them on to 3D foam.I matted to paper onto black card and spit it into two to add a bit of extra interest and there you have it.

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Romantic

Good morning and a very happy 
Today over at the Digi Choosday blog the team were challenged to make a romantic themed make and here is what I made.
 I have made quite a simple card although it took a while going through everything in the Octavia Moonfly collection deciding what to use! Once I had decided what colour scheme and the items I wanted to use I took them into My Craft Studio and laid it out as I wanted it. I then changed the embellies colours to match the papers colours, added shadows and printed it all out in one go. I then cut around it leaving a small white border and matted it on black card and adhered to a white card blank and there you have it.


Tuesday, 2 January 2018

Shaped card

Good morning and a very happy new year to you all. I wish each and everyone one of all six of you, and very happy, healthy and prosperous new year. I can't believe it is now 2018, how scarey is that!
Now I also want to wish you a very happy
Today over at the Digi Choosday blog the team were challenged to make a shaped card and here is my make.
 I've used my favourite Winnie In Wonderland collection to make my hubby his birthday card, and as you can see I've made a circular card with circular mats and layers, and lots of circular embellies on it.

As always pop over to our blog to see what everyone else has been up to and find out what this weeks discount code will get you.