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Friday, 18 December 2015

Anything Goes

Happy Friday Everyone!
Here today for 
*Anything Goes*




Showing you today a card I have made for my lovely Mother In Laws Birthday . I have used lots of different collections but look how good they all work together. Using Kraft card I cut the dresser on my portrait. I then covered it using the Distress wood papers dabbing a little distress ink here and there. I Framed a photo of my MIL using the frame from Twiggy & Toots Festive Fun. The bag and little hat were borrowed from the Winston collection. And the flowers and butterfly from Rose Budd collection.





 Added some lace , pearls and buttons to finish , oh and some little drawer handles ,




Happy Birthday to You
Happy Birthday to You

Happy Birthday Dear Mummy
Happy Birthday to You.

I would like to enter this into

Digi Choosday - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Birthdays
The Ribbon Girl - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes

Friday, 11 December 2015

Traditional Christmas

Happy Friday Everyone!
Here today for 
*Traditional Christmas*


I have used the wonderful Twiggy & Toots Festive Fun, I have made a set of 7 cards all slightly different in one way or another. I have used all pre-coloured bits and pieces adding some glitter and glossy accents here and there. I'm so pleased how these have turned out . They will be sent out in boxes for the Family. 

The trees were all cut out twice and mounted with foam pads to add some depth

I made the base from Kraft Card, and then used some lovely gold mirri card


How cute is the little postcard!

Those little Robins are having so much fun dressing the tree

adding in some white pom poms, a small legnth of tinsel
some have buttons added others Gems etc  I have also used stickles and liquid pearls.


O Christmas Tree, O Christmas tree,
How lovely are your branches!
In beauty green will always grow
Through summer sun and winter snow.
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
How lovely are your branches!

I would like to enter this into
The Craft Barn - Red/Christmas/Presents (there on the trees)
Papertake Weekly - Fun, Fun, Fun
CRAFT - Christmas
Scrap & Craft - Christmas
Card Mania - Christmas









Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Ice Skating with the Penguins

Phew!! What a project this has been - I knew exactly what I wanted to make but not a clue how to make it 

Make sure you check the Frosted Winter collection out in the store , It is on Crazy offer!!
CD you can find here


I saw a cut in Sil shop of an ice rink - perfect I thought........hmmmmm no instructions and I could not get it to fit anyway I tried . So a few snips here and there (actually big cut offs) I got it to finally work, Not totally sure if its right but its sturdy and what I wanted
So my Ice Rink was made

I mainly used the wonderful Frosted Winter collection for the images - all pre coloured just added some crystal glitter to them. I used the CD as above but you can buy them as digi images on there own(un-coloured)

Now she was ideal for my project wearing her ice skates


Now the fox did not look quite right in the ice rink so I replaced him with a penguin, She also borrowed some skates from the Ice Queen

I also used
Hollybobs Skater from The Festive Hollybobs collection (she fitted my rink perfectly and soon made friends with the others)

I cut out a few more penguins from Frosty penguins image
and then I was ready.......Half cut cocktail sticks and blu tac at the ready, I was like a child moving them about , once I was happy with where they sat ( I meant skate)  out came the Shimmer glitter jewels that I used for the snow/Ice

Q: What do you call a happy penguin?
A: a Pen-Grin!

I would like to enter this into
A snowflakes promise - Christmas/ Winter Anything Goes
Digi Choosday - Christmas Decor
Holly Jolly Christmas - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Fun, Fun, Fun
Get Creative - Holidays
Crafting For All Seasons - Not a card
Decorate to Celebrate - Anything Goes

Saturday, 5 December 2015

Happy Saturday

Happy Saturday everyone 
pop on over for our new challenge
where we are using
 Lyra Rembrandt Polycolour Pencils

Lyra Rembrandt Polycolour pencils are available from Jacksons and other good Art & Craft stores across the UK.

So let's get to the challenge!
H - Heartfelt




I used one of the wonderful colouring pages from Colour Therapy 2 - Inspiring Foilage that you can find here, popped onto one of the fabulous calendar pages
Colours used
Venetian Red, Indian Red, Cinnamon

Medium Grey, Dark Grey, light warm grey


Friday, 4 December 2015

Smoochie Blowing Kisses

Happy Friday :-)
Part 2


This week over at 


Hop on over you could win some fabby prizes 
*****You can use any type of colouring medium*****
 new stockist for Graph'It, so you can now purchase your markers from 

Back with my second make for this week just helping out a lovely teamie and of course I got to colour this wonderfull image Smoochie Blowing Kisses that you can find here such a pretty miss!!
The challenge this week is Gold/Silver

Colours Used
4125, 4135, 4145, 4150, 3120
9107-9102
Gold/Siver Shake Markers

Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And never brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And auld lang syne!

For auld lang syne, my dear,
For auld lang syne.
We'll tak a cup o' kindness yet,
For auld lang syne.


I would like to enter this into
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - Always Anything Goes
Creative corner - Sparkle Shine


Happy Friday

Happy Friday :-)


This week over at 


Hop on over you could win some fabby prizes 
*****You can use any type of colouring medium*****
 new stockist for Graph'It, so you can now purchase your markers from 

 I had great fun this week colouring up my lovely image, Its called On the mantle and is by Glitterbabe, you can find it in the store here . I loved adding lots of sparkle I just wish i could find an easier way to capture it on a photo 


The Colours used this time
Green 9505, 8280, 8220
Red 3180, 5245, 5220, 5210
White/Gold/Silve Shake It markers

Using this colour palette for Inspiration



I would like to enter this into
Kitty Bee Designs - Christmas
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Shimmer and Sparkle
Winter Wonderland - Holly