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Thursday, 17 April 2014

Swinging Dolly

It's Thursday so its the day to pop across to 
and see the wonderful creations from the DT
I have used 
Swinging Dolly
What a cutie
Coloured with Graph'Its

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Treasured Times

A new challenge is waiting for you over at
We would love to see Easter themed cards or projects
and you can enter up to 3 times
For my project I made a small Easter gift bag
Using the very sweet stamp
Coloured with copics
I cut out the flowers for some more depth and added white gek pen for effect.

Paper Pierce it

Paper Pierce it over at 
Ohhhhh enjoyed this weeks project - I made a 3d shop front window 
I used the little gardener from the
 work and play collection 2  
** Work & Play Collection 2

Coloured him in Graph'it Markers - I  paper pierced his hat using one of the papers from the work and play collection 2 , there really scrummy! 
I also used some flowers from the
 Back To Nature collection 
Back to Nature Flowers Embellies Download Bundle
which I cut tiny and added to the plant pots. I also added in some flower soft  to the trellis. I cut some extra elements from the Cherryblossom lane CD
 Cherryblossom Lane CD Rom Collection
which I decoupaged , pots and basket , also the little ladybird 

I would like to enter this into
CD Sunday - Something old - Cherryblossom Land CD Something New - Work and Play collection 2
A Gem of a challenge - Spring is in the air
Allsorts - Spring Blossoms
Sweet Stampin - Flowers
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Ladybug Crafts - Here comes spring
The Crazy Challenge - Spring is here
Through The Purple Haze - Anything Goes

Monday, 14 April 2014


OOOOHHHHHH now have I got news for you
Our super duper Nikky from Polkadoodles has done it yet again
Collection 3 of Work and Play is now ready to pre - order!
I am sure by now you know that I absolutly love these collections, but this one absolutly rocks!!
Take a peek at this!
** Work & Play Collection 3
As always this collection like collection 1 and 2 is full to the rim of Characters, Papers, Sentiments amongs other goodies
Who can resist?
I made a 3d card shop front card - I love these but always get confused with mountain and valley folds doh! I get there eventually
 I used  the incrediably sweet Cowboy
coloured using the fab Graph'It Markers 
and with a white gel pen added detail to shirt and to necktie
Love these cards as although 3d lie perfectly flat for posting
I would like to enter this into
Pattie's Creations - Fancy Folds
Red Rubber Inspirationals - Masculine Birthday
The Crafting Cafe - One for the Boys
Addicted to Stamps  - Fancy Folds
Challenges 4 Everybody  - Anything Goes
Glitter n Sparkle - Not Square
Robyns Fetish - Hat
Scribble and Scrap - Anything Goes

Friday, 11 April 2014

Animal Magic

This is a half way reminder for the
fab challenge awaits you over at
Animal Magic

For my card today I used the fantastic 
this is brilliant if you are stuck for boy's cards I use it tons!
*Pretty Tuff CD Rom

The bench, boy(David) and frog were all from the CD
And so was the monkey paper that I used in the background and also paper pierced David's shirt with it, I used 
to colour the rest of him
David is also available as a digi image on his own
David Digi Stamp - Nikky Hall at Polkadoodles

Thank you for looking

I  would like to enter this into
Whimsy Inspiration - Anything Goes
Fan-Tastic Tuesday -Anything Goes
OLLCB - For a child
Creative Knockouts - Spring is in the air

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Birthday Cake Josh

For my project this week for Digital Delights I have used
Birthday cake Josh
Birthday cake Josh
How cute!!
I coloured him with Graph'Its 
and cut a cake box on my portrait
Finished off with Liquid Pearls

Tuesday, 8 April 2014


Yummy ovals this time of year must mean Easter Eggs!!
Pop across to 
 and join in our new challenge
 I cut the egg out on my portrait and used the lovely digi image Wesley
Wesley Digital Stamp Download
 How cute is he!!I coloured him with Graph'it Markers - which I absolutely adore colouring with 

I would like to enter this into
Allsorts - No Flowers
Open Minded Challenges - Animal Antics
Pumpkin Spice - Ducks or Bunnies
Simply Create Too - Easter or Bunnies
Thats Crafty - Circles (middle of egg)
Dream Valley - Easter