Saturday 30 March 2013

Pheebee Flutterbee

Good Morning blogger friends.

Happy Easter to you all. Hope you are having a relaxing time. I Love Easter because it means I get 4 day off work!!! 
Today I have my DT card to share with you for  addicted to stamps. This is the home of many fabulous images including this gorgeous Bestie Pheebee Flutterbee

I have coloured her with Copic markers. The papers are Petal Fresh form Nitwit collections. 

The butterfly dies and the heart die are by Memory Box and are available from many on line stores and the flowers are from WOC.
The image has been stamped onto Die'sire Decorative Die called Magic Mirror and is available from Crafter's Companion.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Besties - Make it sparkle
Squigglefly - Beat your own drum
Di's Digi Design - Flower frenzy
Crafts 4 Eternity - Cute as you like
Creative Corner - Anything goes

I would like to wish you all a very happy Easter. Enjoy the chocolate and remember - we can always start our diet again on Monday!!!


Sunday 24 March 2013

A new challenge at Dream Valley

Good morning blogger friends.

Today sees a new challenge over at Dream Valley.  We are being sponsored by the fabulous Saturated Canary and the theme is lace and pearls. The DT members have some wonderful  cards to inspire you so please head on over there and enter this fabulous challenge.  

Before I show you today's card I thought I would share with you the crafty stash I purchased at the NEC.

I thought I would make my journey worthwhile seen as at one point didn't think we would make it. Russ decided that he would top the car up with oil before we left. A mile or so down the motorway smoke was billowing out of the exhaust. We carried on a few miles and it subsided. Our car then started juddering and losing speed whilst in 5th gear. We turned into the  hard shoulder and cruised along until we reached a service station so that I could ring the garage for advice. They told us that the problem would be too much oil and it would eventually burn the surplass oil and be fine. All I kept thinking was please let us get to the NEC. Sure enough when we set  off the car was fine but we were then faced with delays due to an accident. 
We eventually made it and as I said earlier - I made the trip worthwhile. I actually didn't buy anything on my shopping list which was ribbon and embellishments. Never mind. 

So, on to my challenge card. I have used the gorgeous Saturated Canary's Parade

I have coloured the image with a combination of Copic and Pro Markers. The papers are from Nitwit Collections.

The butterfly, clouds and flower die are both Memory Box available from many on-line stores. 

I have recently bought the Scor Bug Embosser which I love. No more worries about straight lines using as sewing machine.

The lace and pearls are from my own stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges
Card Makin Mamas - Spring
Sweet Pea Stampers - Spring Colours
CMC Copic Challenge. - Spring Colours
One Stop Craft Challenge - Recipe
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes
Digitally Sweet - Spring and Pastel Colours
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards - Bring on Spring
Nutcrafters - Spring is here
Di's Digi Design -  Easter/Spring

I will see you later when I can catch up with some blog hopping. 
Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Monday 18 March 2013

I have now signed up to Bloglovin before Google Reader Retires in July.
I have placed the button on my side bar. Would love to see all my followers old and new. 
Hugs Sharon. x

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A New Challenge at Songbird

Good morning blogger friends.
I hope you all had a lovely weekend - roll on next weekend. NEC here I come!!!

Today see the start of a new challenge at Songbird.  We are being sponsored by Mayzy Art and the theme is Oh What a Circus. There are 5 digi's for 1 lucky random winner.  I have use the image 'Clown' and I really enjoyed colouring her. I was really dreading colouring her hair but I am very pleased with the results. 

I have coloured her with a combination of Copics and Flexi markers. 

The papers are Sherbert Lime by Crafty Card Making. The circles die is by Memory Box and is available from many on line stores. 

The Ribbon is from The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop. This is the last of my crinkle ribbon and am going to have to order some more as I love it. 

The fish tail die is by Die Namics and the butterfly is a punch around the page punch by Martha Stewart.
I am entering this card into the following challenges

Aud Sentiments - Sentiment for a girl 
Fab n Funky Challenge - Anything goes
ABC challenge - Just as you like

I would like to say a big thank you and welcome to my new followers. You are all very much appreciated.

See you all soon.

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Sunday 17 March 2013

Good Evening blogger friends. 

I would like to say a big thank you to the very talented Nina from Paper Daisies for nominating my blog for the Liebster  Blog Award.  This is a huge compliment and I very much appreciate it.   
For those of you who have not heard of the award, it is given to blogs with fewer than 200 followers. This is to raise awareness of some of the wonderful talent in blogland.     

When you have received and accepted the award please
  1. Thank the person who gave you the award and link to their blog.
  2. Post the Liebster Award Badge on you blog
  3. Nominate 5 other blogs with fewer than 200 followers that you admire.
  4. Leave them a comment on their blog.
There is so much talent in blogland so this was not an easy task but I eventually narrowed it down to 5 blogs I love to visit. Many of the blogs I visit have already received this award so I have given it to 5 blogs who have not yet had this honour. 

My 5 blogs are in no particular order

Suzanne - Suzi Q Crafts
Anne-Elise - Anne-Elise Blogspot
Emma - It's always about Craft
Jayne - Tea, Cake and Crafting
Jaqui P - Crafting Day Dreams

Thank you once again Nina for the fab award. 

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Breast Cancer Fighter

Good morning to you all blog friends. 
Today sees the start of a new challenge over at Diva's by Design. We are being sponsored by Kenny K and we would like you to use pink on your project. Please pop on over and have a look at our DT's work and we will hopefully see you joining in. 

I have used the fabulous Breast Cancer Fighter. 

The papers are all downloads from Pink Petticoat. I love these papers and at the moment they have an offer on many of their papers and digi's. Well worth a visit.

I coloured the image with Copics. The leafy die is from Cheery Lynn called Fanciful Flourish.

The sentiment tags are from LOTV and the ribbons, gems and flowers are from my own stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges

Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge - Ribbon and Die Cuts
Creative Card Crew - Ribbon
Fashionista Challenge - Pink
CMC Copic Challenge - Anything goes (optional wings)
Paper Playtime - Anything Goes

Thank you so much for stopping by and for your lovely comments. I will be round visiting blogs very soon. Have a lovely day.

Sunday 10 March 2013

Mothers Day at Dream Valley

Hope my blogging buddies are having a lovely weekend and to the mums and Grandmothers out their - Happy Mother's Day.
 The challenge over at Dream Valley as you may have guessed by the title is Mother's Day. Do not worry if  the Mother's Day theme does not apply - as long as it is for a Female, then you are fine. We are being sponsored by Freckled Fawn - a wonderful place for all your crafting goodies who are generously offering a prize of $20. Please have a wander over as I am sure you have all made some wonderful Cards which myself and my teamies would love to see. 

I had my Mothers Day yesterday as I am at work all day today. We went out for a meal and I had a lovely time. I received some beautiful flowers and cards and would like to say a special thank you.
I mentioned in my last blog how tired I was with constantly running up stairs because our gorgeous little puppy got through every barricade I put up in an effort to eat the cats food which we keep in Russ's study. I gave in on Tuesday and bought a stair gate - money well spent I have to say. Abbie has had all her injections now so from Tuesday we can take her Walkies.  Don't know how we will fair though  because at the moment when you put a lead on her she sits down and refuses to budge!!!

I have two cards to show you today. Both cards are using sentiments from Pink Petticoat.  

The papers are from Nitwit Collections called Petal Fresh Too

The ribbon is  Silky Crush Ribbon from The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop.  The butterfly is a Memory Box die available from many on line stores. 

Now for my second card.

The papers and sentiments are from Pink Petticoat. The papers are the gorgeous new Marshmallow.

The ribbon is Silky crush ribbon from The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop.

The butterfly is Memory Box available from many on line stores.

I woulf like to enter this card into the following challenges.
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything goes
Joanna Sheen - Mothers day
Totally Gorjuss - Mothers day
Crafty Emblies - Wings
Hobby Cutz - Anything goes
CDAC - Anything goes
That Craft Place - Anything goes
Creative Moments - Sentiment

Enjoy the rest of your weekend and I will see you later on when I catch up visiting your wonderful blogs.

Monday 4 March 2013

Posy Trio

Good Morning Blog Buddies.

Today see's the start of a new challenge over at Songbird. We are being sponsored by Country View Crafts and the theme for this challenge is Mama I Love You so as the title suggests we would love to see your mothers day cards. How many of you are singing this song now!!!
Please pop over and have a look at my Team Mates cards and hopefully we will see you entering the challenge.

Well it has been a tiring week in our house. How much mess can a puppy make. If I turn my back for five minutes there is torn paper everywhere. I gave up using puppy pads as it was costing a fortune so it is now good old newspapers.  She has also decided that she prefers cat food instead of her own so I have had to block the stairs so she can't get up - but my - does she keep trying. I think the next step will be a stair gate!!!
She is so worth the work though cos she is sooo adorable. The wagging tail and the kisses in a morning are the perfect start to the day.

So on to my card. I have had this stamp a while not used it but it is perfect for the theme this challenge.

The images are from LOTV called Posy Trio which has been coloured using Flexi Markers.

The papers are from Nitwit Collections. The butterfly die and flower die, which has been cut down, are by Memory Box and are available from many on line stores.

The ribbon is from The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Challenges 4 Everybody -  Anything goes
Gingerloft Challenge - Ribbon
The Paper Shelter -  Animal Magic
QKR Stampede - Three of something (three images)
Fashionista Challenge - Pink
Hobby Cutz - Anything goes
CDAC - Anything goes
That Craft Place - Anything goes

The sentiment is made by cutting the middle out of a Whimsy Ticket stamp and overlaying it on a computer generated sentiment. 
Thank you for stopping by today and I will see you all very soon. 

Raggedy Girl

Morning blog buddies.

I am back again with my second post today which is an adorable Bestie called Raggedy. I sure love these digis. There is a new challenge going on at The Besties Challenge Blog where we would like you to add some lace. The very talented designer of these gorgeous images is Sherry Baldy and you can find her images here. You can also find us at the scrapbook stamp Society's Facebook page here.

I have used the adorable Raggedy. She was a joy to colour.

She has been coloured using Copics.
Hair E11, E15, E18
Dress BG000, BG01, BG05, BG09

The papers are from Nitwit Collections called Promises Too. The Butterfly border is Butterflight by Tim Holtz. 
The blue and white butterfly is by Memory Box as is the Bow die. These are available from many on line stores. 

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges.
Besties challenge - Add Lace
Cupcake Craft Challenge - Sparkle
613 Avenue create - Anything goes with optional Tic tac toe (free, die cuts, bling)
Sweet Pea Stampers - Digital

Have a good week. I will see you soon for some blog hopping.

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