Wednesday 29 June 2011

Summer Card Camp 2011

I love learning !! So decided to sign up for the "Summer Card Camp 2011" which is by Jennifer McGuire and Kristina Werner. I`m sure to pick up loads of new and exciting ideas along the way. This week is a colour combo and for my first card I have used " Three Turtles" by Hero Arts and yes yet again some paper pleating !!

Woodware UK and USA Challenges

Morning girls...nice to have it a bit fresher today !!

One card this week for both the Woodware Challenges. Woodware UK is "Birthday Wishes and Woodware USA is "Patriotic Theme and /or Colours" Love this little train set by Woodware, as it can be Birthday or for Christmas. You can`t really see, but I have glossed the whole train set.

Check out all the DT`s fab cards from both challenges, they are great for inspiration...

Woodware UK challenge can be found HERE
Woodware USA challenge can be found HERE

Monday 27 June 2011

Little Claires Challenge 10 : Pink and Brown

Here`s my card for Little Claires Challenge 10: Pink and Brown. The stamp is one of Little Claires called " Rainy Days". Now I think I have got better with my clouds, what do you think ?? I`m also into paper pleating as it gives a nice effect and is so simple to do. The little girl and all the wellies are paper piece which I also love doing. The paper is from Docrafts "Woodland Folk" pack.

You can find Little Claires Challenge HERE

Thursday 23 June 2011

Little Claires Challenge 9: Cards For Men

Love "Little Claires" stamps so thought I would enter a challenge. I`ve had two of the Scottie dog stamps for a while and thought this one would make a nice man`s card. The paper is Basic Greys "Max and Whiskers" which I also love !! Coloured in with promarkers and glossed the bone, nose and eyes.

Check out the challenge HERE and all the fab DT`s cards !!

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Woodware USA Challenge 32: Kerrys Sketch

This weeks Woodware USA Challenge is a sketch by Kerry.

The stamps set I have used this time is Woodwares "Peeking Over" by Francoise Read. I had a go at clouds for the background for the animals with my new Ink Dusters. Not bad for a first attempt, can only get better me thinks !!

Check out all the DT`s fab cards and the challenge HERE

Tuesday 21 June 2011

Woodware UK Challenge: Black and White

Just a very simple card for the Woodware UK challenge: Black and White. The stamp sets I have used are "Flower Frames" and "Tiny Phrases" by Francoise Read.

Why not enter just for fun because we all love seeing other peoples ideas !! Also check out each day all the DT`s fab cards !!

Woodware UK challenge can be found HERE

Sunday 19 June 2011

Card Club

As promised the two cards I made at card club yesterday, which was a twisted easel card. A lovely design. Plus a bit better photo of my leftover bits card I made last night.

Saturday 18 June 2011


Most of you who know me, know that I like to make something with the bits I have leftover from a class I have done, which is a small challenge for myself. So today was card club and we made two lovely cards which I will show you tomorrow when I have better lighting, but I wanted to show you what you can do with the leftover bits........I think this is a sweet little card.

Not the best photo`s....

Thursday 16 June 2011

For Sale

I can assure will fit any size Rhino. Attaching it to said Rhino is another matter !!They just won`t stand still long enough......

Found this for sale at the bottom of my road today and I just thought it was funny so took a photo of it to share.......

Wednesday 15 June 2011

Challenges Woodware USA and UK

My card this week fits both Woodware USA Challenge: Happy Birthday and the Woodware UK Challenge: Bunch of Flowers. I`ve made a twisted easel card using the Woodware stamp set called "Ted Remembers" by Francoise Read. Ted is holding only one flower on the stamp, so I masked and stamped the flower two more times so it looks as if she is holding a bunch, then decoupaged one more flower on top. Stamped just the flower several more times and cut them out to lay round ted and more to use as the stop at the bottom. Again coloured in with promarkers. Love the cute little ladybug !!

Check out all the fab DT`s cards for lots of inspiration......

Woodware USA Challenge: HERE
Woodware UK Challenge: HERE

Monday 13 June 2011

Pink Gem Challenge 23: Bloomin Charmin

Here is my card for Pink Gems Challenge which you can find HERE The stamps from Janice at Pink Gem Designs are very cute and again you can do alot with them. I have stamped the cat image several times to decoupage the cat and flower pot. Then stamped just the butterfly on one flower and two on the greetings. The little charm was actually a brad, but I punched a hole in it to make it into a charm because it has a little cat face on it. The image has been coloured in with good old promarkers.

Sunday 12 June 2011

Scrap Club

Yesterday at scrap club we did a childrens LO with punched holes, eyelets, buttons etc. My LO is of my nephews when they were small. The eldest boys has aspergers and I use to have them once a month for the whole weekend to give my sisiter-in-law and brother a small break.

Thursday 9 June 2011

Woodware USA Challenge 30: Masculine Cards

This weeks challenge at Woodware USA is Masculine cards, well I think this one would do for the pirate captain in your life !! I`ve used the woodware set called "Pirate Mischief" by Francoise Read. Have a look at Francoise`s fab card as she is playing along this week as well !! HERE

Also check out all the DT`s cards for great inspiration.....

Tuesday 7 June 2011

Woodware UK Challenge: Sketch

The Woodware UK challenge this week is a sketch. Check it out HERE

I used the Woodware set of stamps called " Garden Babies" by Francoise Read which I love, they are so cute !! I re-stamped the image and just cut out the flowers to decorate the two sides and it is then coloured in with promarkers and a bit of stickles glitter glue then added.

Sunday 5 June 2011

A lovely day....

Today`s my Birthday and I`ve had a lovely day at "Hearing Dogs forThe Deaf " annual summer fate !! Alot of you won`t know I have severe hearing lost. I had my first hearing aid in 1980 and then the second one in 2000 after meningitis and now have little hearing left, but hear Ok with aids. I am a great supporter of Hearing Dogs as I love dogs and might need one later on myself. Anyway Frank Bruno opened the fate and was a good sport to all us jo public in taking photos !! There was ferret racing( I love ferrets), terrier racing, stalls galore, loads of demos in the main ring of all sorts of assistance dogs and loads and loads of fun to be had !! And soooooo many lovely dogs to cuddle and pet !! FAB !!

Wednesday 1 June 2011


You either love it or HATE it !! ( no its not my hammy....)
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