2 August 2015

GDT Penny Black and More - Summer Flowers


Hi All

I am GDT at Penny Black and More this month with the theme "Summer Flowers"

I've used a stickeroo to make my card and hope it has a summery feel to it!


you can join the challenge here


1 August 2015

Allsorts Week 322 Pearls and Gems


Hi All

Another Saturday is her already and this week we have the challenge theme of "Pearls and Gems"

I've used a Jane Shasky image for my card and decoupaged it, CAS but have been manic with work again this week







Our sponsors are:


DigiStamp Boutique offers a wide range of digi images designed by Sally-Ann Hancock. My work means the world to me - it allows my passion to draw and create, to fit with my family life too - often the inspiration for my designs. Hope you enjoy as much as I enjoy creating.

and

LETS CREATE

See you next week.....



A Bit More Time To Craft - 1st August Anything Goes

Hi All

This is my first DT piece for a new challenge called A Bit More Time To Craft, its a bit different to normal explained by Lozzy as follows:

This will not be your normal type of challenge blog as if you enter you will not receive any comments on your blog for entering. I no we all love to have comments but then do we love to be Crafting and you have come to this place called A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge. The only prize's up for grab for 3 Randomly chosen winners are Digi Papers so if you happy and love to use Digi Papers then have a go by entering. The Challenge's will all be everyone's favourite "Its Anything Goes" so its up to you.
Have started this Challenge up as we all love to enter challenges to win prizes and to show off our gorgeous creations but remember its no comments and posts will be just short and sweet so the DT's have A Bit More Time For Crafting.

There are 2 Challenge's a month starting on the 1st and 15th of each month - i am on the A Team which is the 1st each month.

I am sharing a new home card i have made for my first challenge which is anything goes



Sponsors Badge

be great for you to come and join us here



25 July 2015

Allsorts Week 321 - Add a butterfly


Hi All

This week at Allsorts we have a lovely theme to ad a butterfly.  I have used some digi images by our sponsor deedees for my card called fluttering by


Using Fluttering By Deedees Digis



Our sponsors this week are 

PPR and Deedees


Deedee's Digis offers wholesome digital "stamps" and printable digital papers that are the original creations of Deedee Anderson. All of our sets include both outline and pre-colored images, in both JPG and PNG formats. Our products are offered in high 300dpi resolution so that they are fully resizable to meet your crafting needs. We are a Christ-centered company, and you will find that many of our sets include KJV Scripture verses, in addition to encouraging sentiments of all sorts. We feel very blessed to be part of such a talented community of paper crafters, and thank you for allowing us to sponsor your challenges !

18 July 2015

Allsorts week 320 - add a banner or a flag

Hi All

Susan is hosting us this week with the theme "add a banner or flag"

This is my card, using a Dreamees digi papers and embellishments and Joanna Sheen banner.


Sponsor Nicecrane Designs 


Nicecrane Designs offer a huge range of high quality Vintage inspired design sheets and images to create and compliment all your crafting projects from cardmaking to scrapbooking. Designs range from Vintage fashion and animals to well known children's characters such as Peter Rabbit and The Water Babies with new images being added to the range on a monthly basis.


11 July 2015

Allsorts Week 319 Strawberries and Cream

Hi All

Our Lovely Mervis is hosting this week with a nice theme for the two wimbledon finals of  "Strawberries and cream" - it's a yummy time! You can also use colours red and cream.


I was lucky enough to go the quarter finals earlier this week and did have some strawberries (bonud being they were free if you banked with HSBC)

I've used a house mouse image for my card and a new edger die, not sure i am that happy with the end result but the little mice are very cute!



Our sponsors are:


Kraftyhands are renowned for their easy to use crafting CDs covering a wide range of occasions which can be used for cardmaking, scrapbooking and home decor projects. They also design many paper craft resources from 12x12 & 6x6 backing papers to card making sets and toppers. They have showcased their products on Create & Craft and will be appearing on the new British Craft Network Internet TV channel in October. Their website address is www.kraftyhands.co.uk.
and

Deedee's Digis offers wholesome digital "stamps" and printable digital papers that are the original creations of Deedee Anderson. All of our sets include both outline and pre-colored images, in both JPG and PNG formats. Our products are offered in high 300dpi resolution so that they are fully resizable to meet your crafting needs. We are a Christ-centered company, and you will find that many of our sets include KJV Scripture verses, in addition to encouraging sentiments of all sorts. We feel very blessed to be part of such a talented community of paper crafters, and thank you for allowing us to sponsor your challenges !
Here's the Design Team Samples for your inspiration, lovely as always.

4 July 2015

Allsorts Week 318 How does your garden grow

Hi All

Our host this week is the lovely brenda, who is unashamedly a fan of all things floral - which is great for me so our theme is

********How Does Your Garden Grow********

I have decoupaged a lovely fuschia image, i love fuschias and have a few potted ones gracing my patio at the moment, its quite clean and simple i am afraid but work is completely crazy at the moment


Our Sponsors


DigiStamp Boutique offers a wide range of digi images designed by Sally-Ann Hancock. My work means the world to me - it allows my passion to draw and create, to fit with my family life too - often the inspiration for my designs. Hope you enjoy as much as I enjoy creating. One lucky winner will receive a £10 voucher to spend at their on line store.


Sizzix, there's no bigger or better place for craft materials, custom dies and machines that can die-cut, emboss and texturize many materials, including cardstock, paper, construction paper, fabric, faux fur, felt and foil plus much more. Another luck winner will receive a sizzix embossing set.


27 June 2015

Allsorts week 317 Blue as the Ocea

Hi All

Helene is hosting this week with the theme Blue as the Ocean. it can be the colour blue, water, boats or beaches,

Ive used an inkylicious sentiment, a stencil to ink the background and some stamped flowers and punches to create my card



our sponsor is stamp addicts this week offering a voucher for their online store.



Do come and join us

20 June 2015

Allsorts Week 316 Use a Stamp



Hi all

A quick post from me for this weeks challenge.  I have been quite poorly this week so apologies for lack of commenting

The theme has been set by Jo this week who wants you to use a stamp - no digis or printed images allowed!

I have used the new poppies by Hobby Art teamed with some tonic dies that fell into my craft room (how does that happen?)



Our lovely sponsor

Whimsy Stamps are a family owned art stamp company dedicated to providing crafters around the world with whimsical and fun rubber stamp


13 June 2015

Allsorts Week 315 Flower Power




Hi All


This week its me hosting and i have set you the theme of



"FLOWER POWER"

I want to see lots of flowers or flowers as a focal point!





Our lovely Jo's shop Lets Create is kindly sponsoring us this week - thanks Jo


Lets Create are a family run business with staff who offer friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic help and advice on the wide range of products ranging from card making to mixed media and scrapbooking. They have and an on line store as well as a shop in Lincolnshire where they run regular classes, workshops and free demonstrations days with many well known faces from the craft industry and Create and Craft TV, where Jo Channon the co-owner is also a familiar and friendly guest.