Wednesday, 1 October 2014

TWO FABULOUS CHALLENGES FOR YOU ALL TODAY...

Hi Everyone...
I hope you all are well x xToday is the start of two fabulous challenges for you all...so a double post coming up...

Let's start with the monthly challenge over at ELECTIC ELLAPU for the Pink team the Theme is FLOWERS....(embellishments or image) chosen by the BOSS Elaine...The Purple team's theme is Texture (paste or embossing) we are all looking forward to seeing your entries and visiting your blogs.......

I made a tag.... the background paper is from Tim Holtz..The image is from Cardmakers Delights the flowers I punched from a SU punch using brown parcel wrapping paper...the lace - buttons are from my stash....I hope you like it...


The next monthly Challenge is at ALTERED ECLECTICS no cards please on this challenge but anything you can alter we would love to see...boxes,canvas,containers, books etc...Anything that can be altered we would love to see...


I altered a small notebook for a friends little girl who adores butterflies she wanted a small notebook so she could draw butterflies inside...she's so sweet... so I hope she likes it....I used some embossing paste for texture and assorted inks from Tim Holtz as her fav colours are pink & blue the butterfly stamps are from my stash...Have fun creating... Also Altered Eclectic have a DT Call out at the moment just click on the link above...

Thank you all for your visit x x x x

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

DRAGONS DREAM CHALLENGE...

Hi Everyone,
So Sorry for not being around much but life gets in the way at times....Well today and for the next fortnight over at DRAGONS DREAM the new alphabet  challenge chosen by the talented Helen is the letter W and some lace....sounds fun don't you think.... Pop over and join us The only rules are you must use at least one real stamp on your TAG.....


I chose the word WONDERFUL for my letter W.... the background of the tag was stamped with the vintage wallpaper stamp from JustRite... the image is from La Blanche, the lace & burlap flower are from my stash..Looking forward to all your amazing entries as always...see you there!! 


Thank you so much for your visit x x x x x

Sunday, 7 September 2014

ASwap for all Seasons...Halloween...The last this year.....

Hi Everyone,
So sad that this is the last Swap this year From A SWAP FOR ALL SEASONS Thank you Linda you have done a fantastic Job looking out for us all...
The Theme was HALLOWEEN... I sent my goodies to ELIZABETH here is a pic of my card & tag and the goodies I sent....

                                                           some stash items I sent
                                                                  A few more stash items...
                                              I sent Elizabeth a cup of tea on me...
 I hope Elizabeth liked the goodies I sent her.......

I received my package from the amazing talented MARTI I love them all Marti x x x The images on the tag & card are so sweet x x x Love the designs

 Look at this fabulous stash items Marti sent me... I adore them all... you are so kind x x x
I will miss taking part each month... But the swaps will be back in Jan 2015 Linda the boss is thinking up a different kind of swap...I can't wait....  Have a fabulous happy week everyone x x x
Thank you so much for your visit...... x x x x

Monday, 1 September 2014

Happy September Everyone.....

Hi All...Happy September to you....I have today two posts for challenges both start on the 1st of the month....So lets get started...

Over at ECLECTIC ELLAPU  I choose the theme for the Pinkies..."HEARTS"...I adore anything with hearts...& the Purple Team chosen by the lovely talented Eithne is "Birthday for a Lady"...so have fun creating we love visiting your creative blogs.....

My Wooden Heart  I painted Gold then Black to start with & then I added a lorry load of crackle paint...(I got a little carried away) The key is a large plastic key I bought in Michael's in Canada... 3 years ago...The key also got the same treatment lashing of crackle paint the Brown paint & Gold was added to this ...I hope you like it...I loved making it....


For the next challenge which starts on the 1st of the month is ALTERED ECLECTICS this challenge we would love to see any of your Fabulous Altered creations...No cards please"""

I altered a tin...I painted the metal tin with paperartsy pumpkin soup paint... the image is from Tim holtz's idea-ology range found relatives....The dressform & bust used are made of wood, these were painted with pumpkin soup & Mermaid paints from Paperartsy...then some crackle paint applied....the elements are from my stash....I hope you like it.... Looking forward to all your wonderful Altered creations this month....Have fun!!


Thank you so much for your visit... x x x

My Shoulder is feeling a little better...it soon lets me know if I turn it the wrong way....resting it as much as poss.... x x x x x

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

DRAGONS DREAM CHALLENGE

Hi Everyone,
I can't believe that it has been a fortnight since I last posted...YIKES...Where does the time go?

I had a very painful injection into my shoulder last night by the Doc....as I have a Frozen shoulder so I have been given a couple of weeks off work to rest it up...so my lovely daughter is typing this for me with me shouting instructions (lol) ...
Well from today and for the next fortnight over at DRAGONS DREAM our new Challenge recipe is...The letter Y  & Transport chosen by the lovely talented Jax...Looking forward to all your fabulous creations...The only rules are you must use at least one real stamp on your Tag...Have fun...

For my letter Y--- I  chose the colour Yellow not sure what happened to the photo as the tag is really Yellow in the flesh....the stamps I used are the fabulous range from IndigoBlu (Grand tour 1) See you at the Challenge x x x




Thank you so much for your kind visit today x x x

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

DRAGONS DREAM CHALLENGE....

Hi Everyone,
A new challenge for the coming fortnight over at DRAGONS DREAM and the theme has been chosen by the super talented Julie Ann   the letter ...O... and... RUST...Lots of fun to be had with this one...don't you think... The only rules are that you must use at least one real stamp on your tag....Enjoy...

For my tag I used the word OLD..... my old rusty heart still loves ya!!!! I stamped the background with assorted words....hope...love....dream...wish....then used the heart stencil from Tim Holtz...my hearts are made from thick cardboard firstly I paint them in gold, then dark brown.(trying to make them look like rust) then added crackle paint...not quite the effect I was after but still....I hope you like them....Looking forward to seeing all the amazing entries as always....Have Fun...



Thank you so much for your visit... x x x x

Thursday, 7 August 2014

GORGEOUS HAPPY MAIL....

Hi Everyone,
I hope this finds you all well, it was so hot today at work  YIKES... I could not wait to get home to have a cool shower....Ahhhh that's better...

I got the most AMAZING Canvas in the post today from the super talented KELLY at The Beauty of Paper ....Kelly is one the most kindest people I have ever met.. you really have to pop over to her blog with a large cup of coffee/Tea and have a treat enjoying her amazing creations...Kelly has recently moved to a new home and she still found the time to make this Gorgeous canvas....I will treasure this always Kelly... I adore it... Thank you so much my Dear friend x x x

                                                                       Stunning colours
                                                            Beautiful textured hearts
                                                             Delicate ballet shoes           
                                                                  Adorable flowers
I Love it all...I have given this gorgeous canvas pride & place in my crafty space so I can see it everyday.... Thank you so much Kelly..... x x x

Thank you for your visit today... x x x