2 May 2016

Penny black at allsorts anything goes

Hi All

I am GDT at penny blank at allsorts this month for the challenge theme Anything Goes

My card uses a lovely penny black stamp which I have coloured and decoupaged


The challenge is here 



30 April 2016

Allsorts Week 361 - With a cherry on top



Hi All


Saturdays seem to come round very quickly dont they!  This week Helene is hosting with the theme With a cherry on top - feature fruit or berries.

I've used some house mouse decoupage for mine which has a cheeky mouse pinching the birds blueberries



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.




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.


23 April 2016

Allsorts Week 360 - Red White and Blue




Hi All


I am fresh from a few days in cornwall and preparing myself for a new job starting, feels like going back to school :o)



Kath has set this weeks theme and as it is St George's Day, here in England, has set the theme
Red, white and blue.  Kath is looking for cards with all the three colours showing, the white should be easy.





Our sponsor this week is The Hobby House.



At The Hobby House we have an on line store and also a retail shop where we stock all the latest paper crafting supplies and have lots of ideas to inspire you. We have an excellent Coffee Shop on-site, the coffee shop is famous for its home cooking including fresh baked scones, Italian ice-cream and steak pie, hot lunches are served between 12 and 2p.m. Our shop is situated on the outskirts of Tetney, a small rural village near Cleethorpes. We are open Tuesday to Saturday 10a.m to 4p.m and have ample free parking and easy disabled access.

  

16 April 2016

Allsorts Week 359 - Ribbons and Roses




Hi all


Our lovely Brenda has set this weeks challenge (no surprise there is a floral element), her theme is



********Ribbons and Roses********


I saw a magazine with some free stamps and remembered I had this lovely macintosh style roses butterfly stamp, I got out some glitter and ribbons and this was the end result.





Our theme fits in very nicely with this weeks sponsor who is Crafty Ribbons, we always love having them as our 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 !




9 April 2016

Allsorts Week 358 Purple Passion


Hi All

Another Saturday at Allsorts, this week its me hosting and i have set the theme "PURPLE PASSION" which means i want to see a lot of purple on your creations


We have this lovely prize for one lucky winner this week


2 April 2016

Allsorts Week 357 - April Fool/Humorous




Hi All




As you read this i will be celebrating my Birthday, cannot believe another year has flown already.


This week Brenda is hosting us with the theme





********April Fools/Humorous********




We are really looking forward to seeing how you interpret her theme, be it funny images and sentiments, offbeat or quirky takes on the theme, we are sure you will come up with lots of different ideas.










We are pleased to welcome our regular sponsor Digistamp Boutique..................






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.



 



26 March 2016

Allsorts Week 356 Wings

Hi All

Tracy Mouse is hosting us this week here with our new challenge.  

******WINGS******

So you can use any image with wings, it could be Butterflies, Bees, Birds or even Fairies and the team are really looking forward to seeing your creations.




Our sponsor is:

Penny Black invite you to explore their creative world and see for yourself why their rubber stamps, stickers, beautiful papers for scrapbooking, cardmaking and stamp crafting are everyone’s favourites. Their products are designed to integrate style and colour for creating the best handicraft projects ever.

And the prize is:-


Cling stamp


Five sheets of stickeroos


Blessings this easter season





19 March 2016

Allsorts Challenge - Easter

Hi All

This week wendy is hosting us from sunny spain with the theme 

********Easter********

I have had this penny black stamp for years and i love using it at this time of year


Our 1st  Sponsor is Scrappers Delight



My name is Janice (AKA Scrapper's Delights), I discovered the digital scrap booking world November 2008 and started to Design February 2009 and really love it so I decided I wanted to have my own shop so here we are lol.

2nd Sponsor is Stamp Addicts giving a 10GBP voucher



Stamp Addicts is a family run business based in Bedfordshire and have been in business since 1992. We have watched the popularity of rubber stamping and all papercrafts steadily increase over time and now manufacture our own branded rubber stamps which frequently feature on Hochanda TV as well as craft shows across the UK.


12 March 2016

Allsorts Week 354 - Spring is in the air

Hi All

Brenda is hosting this week with the theme

********Spring is in the Air******* 

Let's see all those lovely fresh Spring colours, yellows, greens, pinks and not forgetting all the beautiful flowers that we associate with this time of year.



Our sponsors

Our lovely sponsor this week is Crafty Ribbons, 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!



5 March 2016

Allsorts Week 353 - International Womens Day


Hi All

This week Mervi has set the theme of International Women's Day (the 8th March) with cards and creations which are female based.

I have decoupage some hunkydory pages to make mine.



Our sponsor is

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 also

A pair of tickets to the NEC Spring Hobbycraft show 17th - 20th March



Come and Join us!

Tracy