Friday, 28 March 2008

Theme Thursday Challenge

Another new challenge blog I've just found on my travels - Theme Thursday - their challenge this week is to use pink and brown in your projects. :

This week’s theme is the color combo “pink and brown”. Use these colors as the main colors in your creation this week! You may use other colors as well, but have pink and brown as your main colors in your art! Use collage images, rubber stamps, fancy paper , embellishments or any other art supply to give your art a “pink and brown” look. Make an ATC, 4 x 4, card, inchie, altered tag, skinny or whatever you fancy! Add your art to your blog, then post a direct link under the comments! Please include a link to Theme Thursday on your blog! Have fun and make art!


This week's challenge over at 4 x 4 is Kings or Queens. Well, for me it had to be The King - Elvis. I can still remember that day in 1977 when my mum woke me up with a cup of tea and told me Elvis had died. I suppose its a bit like people remembering where they were when Kennedy was shot (I was too young!) or when Diana died - for me I remember Elvis dying. Its quite strange really isn't it with celebrities when they die because they are as real to us as they ever were - I mean its not as if I were ever going to meet him but it still affects you sometimes.
Enough blurb - on with the crafting ! LOL!


I've found a new challenge thanks to Rosie - and she's guest designer!! WTG Rosie!
Its called Thank God Its Friday and this week's challenge is TAGS. Tags are one of my favourite things so I had to join in. I've just got these wonderful chipboard pieces from Emma at Sassy Crafts and they arrived yesterday so I was keen to use them. Thanks Ladies!

Wednesday, 26 March 2008


The challenge this week over at 4 x 4 is to use Leonardo Da Vinci's ladies, but not Mona Lisa.

Thanks to my Cherry Pie Art Stamps for the inspiration for this one, otherwise I would have been stumped!

Tuesday, 25 March 2008


Check out this fab new blog and support Emma in her new venture - she is giving away some gorgeous blog candy - you will find her blog here

Good luck with it all Emma xx

Wednesday Stamper's Challenge

The challenge over at Wednesday Stamper's this week is First Name :

This week’s challenge is to make some artwork with the first letter of your first name. That should provide us with very many different things. You are completly free to use this letter as you want, for example make a feature of the letter itself, or use a word that starts with the same letter as the first one of your name. We are very curious how this challenge will turn out.
I've used F for friends and flowers!


Inchy Challenge this week is Words - what word inspires you - it has to be friends because my friends mean a lot to me.
I'm thinking of hosting an inchy swap so if you are interested in swapping some inchies - pm me and we'll see what we can work out.


There's a new blog on the block - you'll find it here - and if you love doing toppers and atc's its the place to be.

I'm excited and honoured to be on the Design Team so come and check us out and be challenged!

Monday, 24 March 2008


Doodle time over at Arty Girlz challenge this week - doodling is something I find quite difficult so this was a definite challenge for me - although I know Julie loves here doodling.

I used some Stampin Up stamps for some of the images and doodled the rest. Black isn't a colour cardstock I use very often but it seemed to work well against the doodling.

Monday, 17 March 2008


The challenge over at CMU for the next two weeks is now up and running. The challenge has been set by Susie this week and she wants you to

make a New baby Card in NON traditional colours!!

There's a chance to win some blog candy - so come on over - all you need to do is submit a card in keeping with this weeks challenge

My card is up - you'll have to pop along to view it!!!!

Friday, 14 March 2008


I've been busy baking today as well as crafting. This is my first time for baking Hot Cross Buns and I'm very pleased at how they've turned out - they even taste good too!

Did you know that Hot Cross Buns were originally a pagan treat - and the cross on the top was to signify the four quarters of the moon!


I'm on a roll today - lots of crafting getting done thanks to all these challenges!

Arty Girlz this week is to use STARS on your project and there's a prize up for offer!


Inchy Challenge this week is to use numbers on your inchy. I must admit I'm always surprised at how old I am so I used that as my inspiration!


The Challenge this week at 4 x 4 is fairies. I've used Cherry Pie Art Stamps for the images, Tim Holtz distressed ink for the background and mulberry paper and some bling!


Katerina is offering some blog candy - some fab rubber stamps - so check out her blog and good luck!

Monday, 10 March 2008


The challenge over at Inchy Challenge this week is to use Green and Silver on your inchies

Saturday, 8 March 2008


Well, over at Arty Girlz challenge it has - although looking out of my window I'm not so sure - its quite cold and chilly here this morning. Making this card though made me feel as though spring was just around the corner - in case you hadn't guess it - the challenge this week for AG is Spring. I've used some old SU stamps here.

Thursday, 6 March 2008


Susie - my fellow design team member over at CMUTD challenge has given me an award - thanks Susie! Its lovely to be appreciated.

What flower are you?

I am a

What Flower
Are You?

What type of flower are you? This is quite good for me - I do love snapdragons - the children always loved to play with them when they were younger - and I have a wall plaque on my wall at the front of my house saying "Beware of the Snapdragons!" LOL

Monday, 3 March 2008


Sewdelish is running a fun competition - guess the contents of the box and win the box and its goodies - she will ship internationally too - so go along and have a look!