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Monday, 26 June 2017

Clean, Somple, Cute and Christmassy!

Hello, my lovely friends,,,,,hope you had a terrific weekend.

So it's now time for a new Christmas with the Cuties - and as we are now just 6 months till Christmas, maybe you're just starting to think about making some Christmas cards - if that's you, why not come and play along with us.......we would love to see you!

our theme this time is
Clean and Simple
I think it's a theme that can lend itself very well to Christmas cards.

We are sponsored by
to join in the fun and also see our other wonderful DT cards, click here

My DT card features:
  • Snow Angel James, LOTV Digi stamp
  • coloured with promarkers
  • Sakura Stardust gelly roller
  • wooden embellishment
  • pearls

thanks again for your visit - have a lovely day xx

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Sweet Sketch Wednesday #115

Hello, thank you for visiting today - so lovely to see you! So we are having something of a warm spell here in the UK, this week - hope you are enjoying the weather - and if you are not, hope your managing to keep cool.

So it's time for a new sketch and a new challenge
at 

which is based on this fab sketch

our lovely sponsors are 



My DT card features:
  • Mac from DSB
  • coloured with promarkers
  • Spellbinders fancy oval die
  • DSB sentiment
  • gingham and dotty papers from Limetree Crafts
  • flower buttons from local drapery store
we have some amazing card from the DT to share with you, so why not hop over for a visit!





Monday, 19 June 2017

All Creatures Great and Small, with the Cuties!

Good Morning, and thanks for stopping by! Hope the new week has got off to a good start - my Monday morning started a little earlier than planned - with a phone call from work at 4.55am!!! Megan has a summer job in our store, but is working with a team that has been seconded to another store which is being refit, and when it re-opens will be a Bunnings Warehouse - instead of a Homebase store. Anyway, apparently her alarm never went off this morning, and when she wasn't at the prearranged pick up, they realized what must've happened and phoned me to give her a kick - the poor soul was up and out in about 10 minutes! Fortunately, I'm an early bird anyway, so I've had time to catch up on some DT stuff before I need to think about getting ready for work myself!

anyway, enough waffle - more cards........so today it is our "A Little Extra Cutie-ness" Inspiration post day - if you've not seen it yet, why not hop on over for a nosey??

our challenge theme is
All Creatures Great and Small
and here is my card

We are lucky enough to have Two Lovely Sponsors for this challenge - so huge thanks to
and
My DT card features:
  • Monkey Balloon from Bugaboo stamps
  • coloured with promarkers
  • magazine freebie, balloon die cut, which was coated with glossy accents 
  • red embossedd card from Payper Box, blue polka dot paper was an offcut
  • also used Xcut star dies
  • own sentiment - using Unkempt font
  • kraft card
I would like to enter:

thanks again for visiting me today, don't forget to hop over to our challenge too, here

Sunday, 18 June 2017

Happy Fathers Day!

Hello there....hope you are having a lovely weekend, and making the most of this glorious sunshine.

Whether you will be fortunate enough to spending time with your Dad's today, or spending time thinking about your Dad's today - I wish you a Happy Day!

This is the card that I've made for Megan and Cameron to give Alistair today, 
I couldn't resist using this adorable James the Bear digi stamp and adding my own sentiment - using Unkempt Font. The image is coloured with promarkers, and instead of using a normal circular style of colouring, I kind of just dragged the marker to create a mor "woody" look for his sign, thought this would look great with this wood effect DP too, and finished with two wee stars too (as this card is from our two wee stars!)

I would like to enter:

have a lovely day xx

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

It's Sweet Sketch Wednesday time....

Hello there, my dear friends.....I hope you week has got off to a great start.

So its Wednesday which means time for a new Sweet Sketch challenge....

this is my DT card, based on this sketch


our lovely sponsors for this challenge are
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It is also my first time as host for this challenge, and I am extra chuffed that Little Claire's are sponsoring, as I have been lucky enough to meet some of their team at previous Sincerely Yours shows - and they are lovely, lovely people! Thank you so much to LC for providing some gorgeous images for the team to use - I couldnt 't resist the Three Monkeys digi (although I only used one of the three, lol)

So, there we go - we have a fab sketch to follow, a great prize up for grabs and some amazing inspiration from the team - so why not hop on over - click here

I would also like to enter:

I had mentioned in previous posts, that last weekend I did a craft fair - to be honest, it wasn't the best advertised event and the turn out was disappointing, but still managed to sell a few cards and bit and bobs including a couple of the felt keyrings, that I have been making recently. When we were at the caravan a few weeks ago, I was discussing with my Mum, what we were going to do at this event and I stumbled upon a few ideas on Pinterest that I couldn't resist trying - I thoroughly enjoyed making these - whilst my sewing skills have plenty of room for improvement, it was lovely to have a go at something different....




thanks again for visiting, cheerio for now xx 

Friday, 2 June 2017

Snuggly Bears!

Do you ever have days where you are rushing around so much, that you think you are going to meet yourself coming back....I do hope that you are nodding now, 'cos that pretty much sums this week up for me.......the bank holiday weekend, was crazy busy at work, I am doing a craft fair this weekend coming up so still struggling to get sooo many things finished and ready, Megan is now home from Uni, but is back at work with me, although on different shifts, and just as it happens most of Cameron's friends live in an area of town near to my place of work, and good old Mum is a free and reliable taxi service, so I feel like I am spending half my time driving up and down the same road!!!!

Anyway, enough of my rambles, I am here today, as we have a fab new challenge at
our theme this time is
Snuggly Bears
and I'm sure you will agree that the lovely Claudia from Little Miss Muffet looks very snuggly in her hat and boots!

Huge thanks to our lovely friends at

for sponsoring this challenge too.

So why not hop on over for a visit, we have some amazing DT Inspiration to share with you!

I would like to enter:
As you like it challenge: favourite reason to make cards - for me it has to be Christmas cards! Love making them so much, I even set up a blog challenge to make more, lol!
Little Miss Muffet challenge - always anything goes
christmas at sweet stampin  - always anything goes
the holly and ivy christmas challenge - anything goes

thanks again for your visiting.....xx

Friday, 26 May 2017

SSW2 - 113

Hello there, my lovely blog chums.....hope you're having a great week so far! Hasn't it been lovely to see some glorious sunshine in the UK this week. It has been a busy week work wise, so I am a little late posting this, but hey-ho

So we have a new challenge at Sweet Sketch Wednesday
,,,,and this is my card, based on this brilliant sketch
our lovely sponsor is

It is a really versatile sketch, so I hope you will be inspired to join in with us, why not hop on over to also check out the other fantastic DT cards.......click here

I used the Framed Penguins image from Dilly Beans, which I coloured with Promarkers. The papers are from a Payper Box pick and mix. Used my wee fave "Baby Lexi" font for the sentiment.

We treated ourselves to another trip to the West End, last night and saw the magnificent....
Kinky Boots!

This was on Megan's wishlist and I didn't know very much about it....absolutely loved it though! Very funny and very sassy...but at the same time very moving and touching too. Another show that I would highly recommend.