26 July 2014

Allsorts week 269 - Time for Tea

Hi All

Another Saturday and this week to the lovely Sarah is in charge of proceedings with the challenge of.........

'Time For Tea'

I've used a house mouse CD and done some decoupage for mine (yes it is purple), apologies for the slightly grainy picture.

We have two fantastic sponsors this week...

Flonzcraft offering a $20 gift voucher for their online store :-) 
and Eureka Stamps also offering a $20 voucher for their online store :-) 
Happy Saturday all

19 July 2014

Allsorts Week 268 - White on White

Hi All
Welcome to another Saturday, this week wendy is hosting us from sunny Spain with the theme "white on white"
I have to say this is a tough one for me but hopefully I have met Wendy's brief.

We have two great sponsors this week --- Marianne Designs



Hope you can join us

12 July 2014

Allsorts Week 267 Splish, Splash Splosh

Hi All

Another week at allsorts, be Christmas before we know it :O).

This week the lovely Tracy Mouse is hosting us with theme....

Splish, Splash, Splosh

It can be anything to do with water, so it can be rain, bathtime or the seaside, or maybe you have other ideas.

I have used some digi images and papers from Joanne Sheen, the little mice are so cute!

This weeks sponsor

Crafty Ribbons  is a ribbon emporium, we are passionate about ribbons and want to share our fantastic ribbons with others. Our range of Christmas ribbons is second to none. Remember when we only used ribbons to add a bow to our hair, or tie up a birthday parcel ? Ribbons are now a "must-have" for all types of craft. Whether your project requires satin, sheer, silk, grosgrain, gingham or polka dot ribbon we have them all! Lots and lots of different colours in a range of widths. Need a little bit of ribbon inspiration - then have a look at our projects on our blog,or visit our Inspiration blog,or maybe join in with us at our Challenge blog. Go on, have a look... It's worth it !

The prize is a collection of ribbons 


Hope you come and join us, don't forget your umbrella!

5 July 2014

Week 266 Allsorts - Fairies


This week at Allsorts Susan is hosting us with the theme Fairies

I have made two cards for this weeks challenge, the first using Ignacios Flower Fairies Children

The second was using some Lavinia Magazine freebies

Our Sponsors

We have been generously sponsored by Ignacio from Nicecrane 

Nicecrane $20 spend

We have also been sponsored by DigiStamp Boutique 

28 June 2014

Allsorts Week 265 Summer Girls

Hi All

Another Saturday is here.

This week Mervi is challening us to the theme "Summer Girls", we want to see summery girl themed cards this week so plenty of scope for you all to join us

I have used an image by flonz to make my card and created some bacgkround using a stamp by inkylicious, its quite CAS but i like it


Our sponsors this week

23 June 2014

Lavinia challenge


This month at Lisa B the challenge is to use Lavinia stamps.  I have used the lavinia zen butterfly on my creation

You can join the challenge here

21 June 2014

Allsorts week 264 - How does your garden grow

Hi All
This week our theme is ******How Does your Garden Grow******, its being set by our Fab Brenda who loves all things botanical and does a huge amount to keep our challenge good and she deserves some crafty praise.
I've used a free stamp set to make my card, I really fell in love with the stamps and the lady screams 1920s elegance to me, I've done some paper piecing and used the lovely fresco papers and candy from craftwork cards (I really love their papers)
There are defiantly some lovely crafting ranges around at the moment

We have some lovely prizes this week

Two prizes this week, some nautical stamps and matching tags and ribbons and a set of Hero Arts flourish stamps.

Come along and join us

14 June 2014

Allsorts Week 263 White, Gold and another colour

Hi all, our lovely Helene has set this weeks theme which is a colour combo White, Gold and one colour of your choice

I have gone for white, gold and blue, i have embossed the lady in gold but its not come out very well on the photo.  I'm not convinced on the bow but it was gold and pretty lol.

Our sponsors this week are:


Craft Fairy

I am off to a workshop today to make a tarmac mirror frame - my journey into inky and messy continues!

Come and join us on the challenge

7 June 2014

Allsorts Week 262 - one layer card

Hi All

This week at allsorts the lovely Jo is hosting and she has set the theme of

This does not include the card base/blank - you don't have to create your design straight onto the card blank. To give you some ideas check out the challenge post.

I had a play with a visible image background called ink splats and masked some butterflies, I have gone very vibrant with this one and have to say I quite like it!

Our lovely sponsor this week is Craftbag :- 
Happy Saturday

1 June 2014

GDT Penny Black and More - Favourite things

Hi All

I am GDT at Penny Black and more this month and the theme set is "Favourite Things", i have gone inky for my creation and used one of my favourite Penny Black poppy stamps which i have repeat stamped to form a poppy field.

Not my usual style of card, the background stamps are a mix hobby art and i have used a denami sentiment.

Hope you enjoy the challenge