Sunday 27 February 2011

Less is More 4

Morning All
Trust you are all well this gorgeous sunny morning it is in Gib....
My friend Debbie and I went to see " Kings Speech" last night really enjoyed...and tonight we are going to see " Black Swan".....
I was so excited to see what the Challenge was for this week....but was a bit uninspired..."Three Square" as i don`t find these Simple cards easy...but i think i will get there in time...
I would like to Thank Everyone for there lovely Comments...I am amazed how many i have received...but i love to get them...
For this card i have used an old Stampscape Stamp..i did a workshop using these stamps...a couple of years ago...
I coloured some Glossy card with D.Inks Broken China and Peeled Paint..then stamped image with Stazon...cut into Three pieces..Punched Spiral border from SU.To make it look like a Photo Strip...Message... Lindsay Mason ...
I am pleased with the outcome... so i look forward to your lovely Comments
Enjoy your Sunday and Happy Crafting....

Friday 25 February 2011

Digital Tuesday Challenge 99

Hello Again
I have been doing some more.. Clean and Simple cards...i have already used this image on my last card for Less is More have found..a new Challenge
Digital Tuesday Challenge which is suitable... This week you must use a Punch mine is a Martha Stewart....

Card Recipe
Digi Image
Promarkers for Colouring
Seam Binding Coloured with Promarkers and D.Inks
Wild Honey D.Inks for edging card
Paula Pascual Border Stamp set
Message SU.
Thanks for looking ....enjoy your evening

Penny Black Challenge139 Mens Cards

Hello All
I am a bit late with this weeks Challenge...But just about got there .....we Have a Beautiful Sunny Day here in Gib 20 degs ...Hope it lasts....
I am not to keen on doing Mens cards...prefer Glitter... Flowers..Ribbons...and Bling..

Card Recipe
Promarkers for colouring Image...a good old Faithful Stamp
Papers from Stash
Stampin up Punches...3 in Total
Thats about it ...will be perfect for my Brothers Card in April....
I would also like to enter this into Passion for Promarkerswhich is also for the Men and Boys...
Hope you like my offering and i look forward to your lovely comments
enjoy your eveningx

Monday 21 February 2011

Oh!!! An Award from Lynne

Thanks to Lynne
The conditions of this Award are.....
Step 1 - Make a post linking back to the person who gave you the award!
Step 2 - Share 7 random things about yourself
Step 3 – Award 7 recently discovered bloggers with this award
Step 4 – Contact these bloggers and tell them they’ve won the award.
I have received this award before and listed My Seven things about hope this will be ok can`t think of another Seven......
These are my Chosen Seven...
Take a look at there Blogs some amazing Cards
Enjoy your evening.....

Sunday 20 February 2011

Less is More 3

Hi All
I really get excited about this Challenge ...although i downloaded this Image which was free from Paper Garden
last night... Printed it out then didn`t know where to put message so was staring at it all night ...not knowing what to do as the image looked so lonely Ah!!!!...
Then this morning decided to cut out with Circle Nestie...and inked with Shabby Shutters Distress inks.......Paula Pascual Dotty Border Stamps...they had there First airing.. Stamped with D.Pad...Stampin up Scalloped Border Punch and Message.... Heard from the Heart....
Few Pearls coloured with Promarkers...
Picture not as good as it could be but wanted to get it on Blog...we have had a gorgeous sunny day here...sun bathing weather...
Thank you all for the lovely comments last week i have never had so many are a lovely bunch....
Enjoy your evening....

Friday 18 February 2011

Anniversary Twisted Easel Card

Evening All
We have had a gorgeous day here in Gib...sat in the Square having coffee with 5 friends...took some of my cards to show them for ideas as some of them are new to Cardmaking ....i sold a baby easel card...for a baby Boy ...and an order for a Baby girl Card....this easel card was an order from a couple of weeks ago ...for an Anniversary card...for Audrey`s Mum And the idea from Monica On her Blog she does a Video of the Twisted Easel..take a look her Blog it is amazing...i asked her permission to put this card i have made on my Blog....of Course she reply...She also is a Stampin Up Demonstrator
Card Recipe

Vintage Vogue Stamp set Stampin up
Stampin up Ink Pad
Stampin Up Papers
Glamour Dust on edge of Flowers
Wording on the Computer
I think this is a gorgeous card...Stampin up ...such Quality...
Thanks for looking Enjoy your weekend...

Can`t wait for Less is More Challenge Tomorrow

Wednesday 16 February 2011

Digital Tuesday Challenge 98

Hi All
Weather still not good....raining again ...should be sunny by Friday....
the Digital Tuesday Challenge this week is to use any Die Cuts on your card which we all use on our cards in some form.....
Card Recipe

Craftwork Cards Papers
Digi image called Sumpin Wrong
Docrafts Template for Stars
Promarkers for colouring
Nesties Circle and Scalloped Circle
Message was a free download
Hope you like my card...i look forward to reading your lovely comments
Enjoy your evening

Tuesday 15 February 2011

Penny Black Challenge 138 "pretty in pink"

Hi All
Unsettled weather here in Gib... Galeforce winds and wet. ...but hey ho!!!what does it matter when you are crafting...the card this week is tying in very nicely for my Daughter Claire Birthday in March she loves Pink so getting it ready as i have Six Family Birthdays in March and beginging of April..... I have done a step card .... got the idea on someones Blog.....

Basic Grey Papers
Swirls punched
Flowers i have made idea and Video from Marion Emerson
Pearls and Ribbon from Stash
Martha Stewart Border Punch
Message Craft Work Cards
I am pleased with the outcome of the would appreciate some comments from my lovely Followers
Enjoy your Day.....

Sunday 13 February 2011

Less is More 2

Hi Again
This is another card i made also last night as i was on a roll...
Very windy here today nearly lost card as i was photographing it... as it nearly blew of our balcony wall... but managed to rescued it.. Phew!!!!
Hope you like my card... i am so grateful to you all for sending me some lovely comments ......

less is More 2

Morning All
I couldn`t wait for daylight this morning to take my card for the 2nd Challenge of Less is More I am still a bit nervous to do a simple cards but Hey!! 1 managed to do Three last night ...but too dark to take a picture...
Thank you to everyone for leaving me a comment its the most i have had for one are a lovely bunch x

Card recipe
Tree stamp Art Impressions
Message Lindsey Mason
Distress inks Tumble Sage&Broken China
Pearls and Glitter from Stash
Hope you like my card ...i am really happy with this one....
Thanks for looking...enjoy your Sunday x

Friday 11 February 2011

Big Thanks to Tina for this Award!!!!

i would just like to thank
for this lovely award...
Part of accepting Tina`s award is to:

1. Thank and link back to the person who gave you this award.
2. Share 8 things about yourself
3. Pass it on to 8 bloggers
4. Contact those bloggers and tell them about their award

Ok 8 things let me see........

1.Babies i love ...i take a peep in every pram...
2.Love Shopping any ...clothes ..Craft...
3.I talk to anyone especially in our Main there are people from Cruises..Coaches..there is always at least 6 people you know its such a small place
4.I was a Hairdresser for 30 years...hard work but i loved it..
5.Love eating many lovely restaurants here....
6.My Favourite colour or colours are Pink and Turquoise
7.I also love cleaning...
8.I also love crafting with my Friend Debbie ...she has a very large craft room....
Blogs that i love visiting i am giving this award to ...please take a look...there work is Amazing....


Hope you like your award ladies and Happy Crafting...

Thursday 10 February 2011

Less is More Challenge 1

Hi Everyone
This is a new Challenge Less is More Started by the very talented Chrissie and the equally talented Mandi i liked the idea of this Challenge but was a bit scared of it as it is not my normal style...look at all the entries for some inspirations.. and they are all Fabulous heres mine....

Card Recipe
Stampin up Message ...Flowers... And Pink card
Ribbon and Gems from stash
Hope you like my 1st "Less is More Card "....i am not to sure
Thanks for looking

Monday 7 February 2011

Passion for Promarkers Challenge 87

Hello Every One
Sorry another gorgeous day here in Gib...met two friends in the Square for coffee...really lovely in the warm sunshine ... Big cruise ship in so loads of people about.....
This is another Love Challenge....
Promarker Challenge

Card Recipe
Forever Friends Stamp
Promarkers to Colour
Martha Stewart Border Punch
Tim Holtz Love Tag Stapled and coloured Red with Promarker
Nestie scalloped Heart
Button and String from Stash
Hope you like my card enough to leave me a comment as i love reading them
Enjoy your evening

Sunday 6 February 2011

Paperplay Challenge Stamp it Out

Hello All
Another beautful day in managed to take pickie on our Balcony...someone ask me...if i am frightened card my fall into the sea...we do have an appartment below us ...but if it gets windy i have to be sooo careful...i take the picture so quick.. Lol.. this card i made for a neighbours Birthday...
This is a new Challenge for me....
Paperplay Challenge

Card Recipe
Kanban Card and Stamp
Promarkers for Colouring
Marrianne Corner
Nestie die
LOTV Message stamp
Pearls from Stash
I think this is an elegant card for an equally elegant lady...
Thanks for looking.....
Enjoy your evening...

Penny Black Saturday Challenge 137 &Creative Inspirations Challenge

Hi Everyone
Gorgeous day here in Gib ...really warm....Started card last night on the nightshift Lol...I have a habit of staying up till 1am -2am ...crafting...I really love this Challenge once i got going...after thinking hard what to put Love is ..... then the penny dropped...
I am also entering this card into

Creative inspirations Challenge which is also Love or Valentines
The Secret Crafter
Card Recipe

Craftwork Cards Papers
Martha Stewart border punch
Promarkers for colouring
Stampin up Punches
Strawberry Charm from Ally Pally coloured with Promarkers
Nit Wit Oh so Sweet Stamp
I am chuffed with this card hope you like enough to leave me an odd comment
Enjoy your week x