Tuesday, 29 September 2009

Stamp with us and Stampin up Bog hop with candy!



Hello all, I am late showing my Stamp with DT card, for which this weeks challenge is a fabulous sketch, I soooo enjoyed ths one, The items I have used are below the card.... The Design team have made some great creations too dont forget to pop over to Stamp with us for some inspiration: Also there is something special goig on but read more once you have seem my DT card...

I am rather pleased with this weeks card, and I have used some of my fave colours from Stamping up, I have made other creations to go with this card which I shall show you later this week...



Stamps sets: Best wishes and more
Fresh cuts
Cardstock: Kraft, Always Artichoke,More Mustard, Very Vanilla
Ink Pads: More Mustard, Always Artichoke
Ribbon: Always Artichoke
Buttons: Earth Elements
Oval Punch

Onto some more exciting stuff one of my fellow tutors and friend the lovely and uber talented Lousette Ashton and two other independent crafters has been asked by Stampin up to showcase a blog hop at midnight on the 30th of September to coincide with the new catalouge release on 1st October, I hear there are going to be some candy up for grabs too!

Pop along to Lousette blog HERE Lousette has been published several times in crafts magazines and is currently featuring in Craft Stamper Lousettes style is ultra modern clean and fresh and very inspirational, I have been lucky enough to have sat in a few of her classes....

Oh I am soooo excited by the new catty and this blog hop, I can't wait to see what Lousette, Suzanne Torr and Jenny Cocks come up with, Pop oover to Lousettes to find out more!!

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Papertake Weekly Time.....



Hello All, No wonder I am feeling under the weather with this Freaky weather going on, one minute your putting your central heating on the next you think you in a sauna, Hot again today, I was cold yesterday!!... Phew cant get me head round this!!

Anyways onto some creating, Todays card is my Papertake Weekly DT card, Sponsered by Digital Delights and the theme is sketch time, another fabulous Dawny sketch for us all...

My image is the beautiful Grace from Pollycraft such a joy to colour You can get her HERE, I did forget to dazzle her wings, buy have remedied that now.... The papers are Stampin Ups Holiday Treasures such quality its amazing.....The cardstock to match also from Stampin up Real Red, Chocolate Chip, Old Olive as is the button and linen thread and one of my fave embellishments mini message from Craftworkcards...

I hope you like, do pop over to Papertake Weekly the team as ye again come up trumps!

Sunday, 20 September 2009

Funky Flowers with Anyone for Anya!



Hello again, I am back with my DT card for ANYONE FOR ANYA! The Challenge this week is Funky Flowers!, Now I thought of Die cutting flowers but to be honest when i saw this Paper I thought thats it Funky Flowers and oh lord do you think i can rememebr what the paper is, just that the design is June Bug!!(mmm I think its basic grey's)and very flowery, loud and Funky!

I used the miss dressy Anya you can get her from DIES TO DIE FOR! The sentiment is an Elzybells clear set, the border punch a fiskars! The cardstock is Stampin ups old olive and Real Red...as is the ribbon...

The challenge is being sponsored this week by Tracey at DIES TO DIE FOR, and a fabulous prize it is too, a set of CC design sentiments, go take a look to see whats up for grabs...

I am really pleased how this came, out.. Please do pop over to see what the rest of the DT have come up with!!

Recipe time at Stamp with us!



Hello All, Hope you are all having a fab weekend!!

I am still very much under the weather, am not sure whats wrong with me though I suspect very highly I have a chest infection, not getting much kip due to flaming coughing soooo much, but hey there are wosrse things happening in life! Paul said I must be ill cancelling a craft shopping day I had planned!..lol

Anyways onto today card, a DT card for Stamp With us!, It's receipe this week,

2 Different Stamps 2 Ribbons, No patterned papers


I have used the Reflection Technique, I have been meaning to do this for a long time, and am glad i did now, Its fabulous! The Stamp set I used lends it self perfectly! I punched a circle to punch a mask for the sun/moon.... I think it makes for a fabulous male card!! The stash I used is all from STAMPIN UP! the list is below the card.... Do pop over and join in the fun at Stamp with us you really dont have to use stampin up products, though if you have any it would be lovely to see! But anyome can join in the fun of these challenges!!





Stash used:
Stamps: Lovely as Tree, Wow Flowers
Ink Pads: Certianly Celery, Old Olive, Bashful Blue, Brocade Blue,
Taken with Teal, So Saffron, Close to Cocoa
Ribbon Chocolate Chip, Always Artichoke
Cardstock: Whisper white, Kraft, Chocolate Chip.
Stamp-a-majig
Round Tab Punch, Round punch
Daubers

Thursday, 17 September 2009

Happy Birthday to ya!!



Well Sally-Ann at Digi stamp boutique has done it AGAIN!! I am soooo excited I could burst, we have had Olive, Arthur, Sophie and Becky Now it's Winnie, she is based on my Daugther, and my oh my Sally-Ann has got her to a tee!! Just look at those UGG Boots, I just had to make a quick card to show off!! She is singing Stevie Wonders Happy Birthday to ya!!.... This is a must have image for any teenager, but wait there is another, but I have to cook dinner as I forgot, got caught up with making this card...lol Winnie has just turned sixteen, lives in her denim mini skirt and UGG boots, and sings her socks off allday everyday, she thinks she is gonna be the next leona lewis, I think she may just well surprise us too!!

Well the Winmiester has landed...... Thats Mrs Wonkas nickname for her...lol
You can purchase the HERE......

Discount at DIES TO DIE FOR

The Birthday celebrations are continuing at Dies to die for,Theres a 10% Discount until 7pm tonight at DIES TO DIE FOR Come crafters catch yourself a bargain!!

Wednesday, 16 September 2009

The Gorgeous and cute Becky!


As promised some more cards for you, using Sally-Anns, gorgeously cute Becky images, Based on my good friend Sue from susiesshines Equally gorgeous and cute in real life daugther Becky, there are three in total and can be purchased over at Digi Stamp Boutique...

For two cards i used sketches from Mojo Monday, I used papers, cardstock and ribbon from Stampin up, these are on the laat chance buy list called Petals and Paisley, if you want any i am offering free postage, but hurry up offers end 30 th spetember!! ad the papers will no longer be available...

Sentiments on these cards are from Elzybells, and craftwokcards...
Enjoy!!

Faking it The Papertake weekly way!



Hi All,
Wow just when I thought I would see the woods through the trees, I get a rotten cold and throat infection, I sound like a squeeling something or other!! Can't wait to get September out of the way..lol I have heard of a bad week, but blimey a whole month!! I am hoping it will end on a high with the fabbi Allie Pallie coming up!!

I have a few cards to show you today but first up is my DT challenge card for Papertake weekly,


So here it is !

'faking it'
So, we want to see anything fake (or faux if you are posh)on your cards. This can be stitching, fake lace (ie using a border punch), fake ribbons and bows or flowers, it is up to you.

Just put your 'cheaty' heads on and see what you can do.

We have 3 brand new guest designers who are going to be with us for the next 4 weeks and it is my absolute pleasure to welcome them. They are one of my best blog buds, the fabulous
Kath, Nancy and Suzanne. This weeks challenge is sponsored by the fabulous Priscilla styles!


For my card, I faked watercolouring, ribbon and bow....

I used a penny Black sticker, aren't these fabulous!! and I made my ribbon and bow from cardstock... Oh and a fake flower for my sentiment!!


The rest of the DT, have made fabulous cards, do go take a look!!

Be sure to pop by later on I have some Digi Boutique desings to show you!!

Monday, 14 September 2009

Pollycraft Monday Challenge 24 DT card!


Well am back again, this time with my First GDT card for Pollycraft Monday challenge, and a fabulous challenge this week it is too, with an even fabbier prize to win, pop over to Pollycraft Monday to see the wonderful creations from the rest of the amazing DT's and to see what the prize will be!....

Right on to the challenge, it's a colour recipe Black, white and one other, for my other I chose a coffee colour, the papers are Making memories, and my image is fairy twinkles! Awww it just had to be a fairy for my first one!! I used my new martha stewart border punch, and loadsa buttons!

Now my fairy isn't a grunger or Gothic, i just didnt think a pink dress would quite go!!...lol I am a stickler for keeping to only the colours of the paper!! Have done a bit of doodling, and used a fabbi mini message!!

Dare u 2 Digi sketch....



Hello All, Hope you all had great weekend, the cold days are getting nearer!! It's sure chilly this morning and windy cor! I can't get me head round this years weather!

Anyhows, I am late with this DT card, I went to The Craft Barns demo day yesterday and saw my Fellow DT Leaders, Oh my Chris and Sandra had done the most spectacular cards the new stamps they designed are superb, I had to buy a couple, I shall be having a play though they wont coem out as gorgoeus as theirs, but I will enjoying trying!!
I got Chris' Fat Robin on a postbox, and Sandra's cutest of cute boy and girl sledging on a holly leaf!!

Anyways bcak the the challenge this week is a fabulous sketch, and I used Chris, Sunflowers, coloured in Prismas Pencils and OMS from Craftsulove, The papers are gorgoeus ones on the last chance list from Stampin up, I stamped the flowers with happiness always stamp also from stampin up with Close to cocoa ink, The Oval was punched with stampin ups punch and the mini messages from Craftworkcards fit perfectly!
well I hope you like, Dont forget to pop over to DARE U 2 DIGI for more fabulous inspiration from my fellow DT'S.....

Saturday, 12 September 2009

With Love at Christmas!!



Hello All
Manty thanks to those who have left good wishes to me, Though I have had a tearful couple of weeks, its been more to rotten luck than illness, and just plain ole, feeling sorry for meself, so I feel a bit of a fraud now!!

Anyways that said, i am showing my DT card from this week Papertake weekly challenge which is sponsored by My Creative Classroom....

ITs a sketch this week by our gorgeous Dawny, and I have used papers and an image from DIES TO DIE FOR!! Tracey has the wonderful Boefje stamps in at the mo, and they are sooooo cute!! The papers are my minds eye... Tracey very kindly labelled them all and do you think i can find where the stickers have gone!! NOPE! Anyhows you can pop across to DIES TO DIE FOR and you will find them under my minds eye, I coloured her with copics and paper pieced her coat!! The sentiemnt is from wild Rose studio clear set...

Have a happy weekend all and see ya again tommorrow hopefully!!

Tuesday, 8 September 2009

Buttons, Bows and Brads!



Hello all, sorry I have not been blogging had rather a rough week, could not face doing any cards what so ever!! Feeling loads better this week, so am on a catch up session, so there will be a few creations flowing this way over the next day or so, ... Its Anyone for Anya on this posting but do pop back for PTW DT card later on tonight!!

Over at Anyone for Anya, its Buttons, Bows and Brads, just one or all three, it's up to you, and this week we are sponsered by the gorgeous Tracey over at DIES TO DIE FOR!! If your loving all things Anya get your tootsies iver there.....

For my DT card I have used the My Minds eye papers called Ooh LA LA, whihc i thought went rather well with the image, the new miss Anyas aren't they just gorge!!the papers, image and mini messages you can get at DIES TO DIE FOR!!, My Buttions and linen thread for the Bows are stampin up, the mini message is craftworkcards and you can also get these from Dies to die for!!

I folowed a sketch over at Sketch and Stash, ..... My new stash being papers and Anya.....

Hopes ya likes.....

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

The time has come to say goodbye!


The time has come to say goodbye

To some of our favourites from the SU catalogue. Yes its the last chance to order some of the loveliest stamps from both the main catalogue and also the mini one!!

The retiring list can be seen HERE just pick a selection and email me your order. If you are a member of my club your order can be counted towards your club order but will be placed as usual a week before my classes around 10th September. These last chance items are first come first served.

For the first time ever some items have been heavily discounted - UP TO 50% - yes you heard me right so there are some real bargains to be had in patterned papers and stamps.

There are quite a few items from the mini catalogue that are not going to make it into the new catalogue including the beautiful soft summer, the golden oldies and petal pizzazz Scene in a garden, and washington and ski slope papers so get in touch if there is something you are specifically looking to order.

Please email me if you are wanting any supplies! @ simplyfairies@yahoo.com

I will give postage free on all order over £25
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