Saturday, 28 April 2012


Good morning everyone, Its a very wet morning out there... so keep dry if you can..
This is my first Guest Designer spot for Basic Grey, The Lovely Jo contacted me after I had expressed an interest in being a guest designer for a month... Today is my first spot and the theme for the next two weeks is 1-2-3 One stamped image, 2 Basic Grey Papers, 3 Embellishments .
So pop over and take part they have great prizes  you can win, looking foward to seeing you there..
Basic Grey papers I used are from the Sweet Threads collection
Stamped image from Mo's digi store.
Buttons from SU.

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

WOYWW 151 A Big Mess

                                                                my lovely gifts
Hi Everyone, It's that time again when the big snoop takes place of us all having a nose around the worlds desks..... Well mine this week I can only describe as a Big Mess!!!! I'm in my faffing around mode this week getting no-where fast.... need to sort by Friday so will get me apron & duster at the ready to have a wee tidy up... ( thats the plan anyway)..

The second picture is my wonderful surprize package from Lynn... A big thank you Lynn this is soooo kind of you to send me one of your Fabulous ATC's ... I had stated that I had never made a ATC before and Lynn kindly sent me one of her Amazing doodle birds and a couple of blank ATC's, a badge, two beautiful postcards and a lovely card...  Please pop over and have a look at Lynn's fabby blog it's full of inspiration...
Well if you are wondering what I am going on about visiting desks, pop over to the lovely Julia at  and join in but Be warned its addictive but fun... Hugs May x x

Monday, 23 April 2012


Good Morning to all, It's Monday and that means the start of another weekly Challenge over at WHOOPSI DAISY This weeks theme is Use A Flourish....
We are a open challenge so you do not have to use a Whoopsi Daisy Digi... But if you do you win more..
I can't wait to see what you all create, so pop over and have a look at the fab DT Team creations and join in the challenge we would love to see you there.. Hugs May x x x

Sunday, 22 April 2012

Sir Timmie's April Tag

Hi Everyone, Happy Sunday to all my lovely followers old and new I really appreciate you all for taking the time to visit Thank you x x.

Well, I forgot I had not done Sir Timmie's tag for April (tut tut) so I had a little play this morning, and the teacher does encourage us to do our own thing with his tags so some of the elements I didnt have so this is is my version. I enjoyed having inky fingers again, I make sooooo much mess I really dont know how I manage it... is it just me or do we all end up with more ink on us than the project...
Thank you so much for your visit today.. enjoy the rest of the weekend, Hugs May x x x x

Wednesday, 18 April 2012

DragonDream Tag It On Challenge

Hi Everyone , I am so excited... This is my first post for Dragons Dream Tag It On Challenge!! The book theme continues Secret Garden this fortnight, I am delighted to be working alongside the fabulous tag it on team.
I used distress inks for the background and a mix of SU stamps for leaves etc.. the door is a Lavinia stamp, although my DH says it looks like a window!!! memory box dies were used for the fence and tree.
Please pop over and take a look at the fabulous tags created by Dragons Dream Team and please join in we would love to see your creations, see you there, Hugs May x x x x


Hi Everyone, Wednesday again and time for the massive snoop around the worlds desks all down to the lovely Julia over at  Well on my desk today is a pile of goodies from Ally Pally, I had a lovely day on Sunday, spent to much!!! as usual....
The lovely Jennie over at  Hi Jennie.. gave me this fab little pocket watch stamp as I was wearing my WOYWW badge (thanks Julia), It was a great day as you can see I was a wee busy shopper.. I know they do it again in Sept but I only ever go to the April show one splash out is enough for me and my bank balance... Hugs May x x x x

Monday, 16 April 2012


Hi Everyone, I hope Monday is treating you all well, I have been waiting to tell you all my wonderful news... Whoop, Whoop... I am on the DT Team over at Dragonsdream Tag It On
 Http://  Frankie the owner of this fab blog is one of the most amazing artist's her tags are just fabulous I really hope I don't let her down...Please pop over for a visit and see the challenge!! please take part I would love to see what you all come up with, all the design team projects are just amazing full of fantastic technique's.. Thank you so much for your visit today.. and a big welcome to my new followers Thank you for choosing to join me I do hope you enjoy your visits.
 Big Hugs May x x x x  

Sunday, 15 April 2012

Whoopsie Daisy Challenge ( Free and Easy)

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all well, Welcome to the new challenge over at Whoopsie Daisy
 (Free and easy) you can use any image digi or stamp to enter but if you use a whoopsie daisy image you can win more if you win!!! I have used for my card this super cute image from Sheet 76... each sheet contains 4 digis which is fantastic value... only £1.99 per sheet, so pop over and check out the store and take part in our weekly challenge.... Have fun! Hugs May x x x x

Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Challenge card today...

 Hi Everyone, Today I have made a card I wish to enter into a few magnolia tilda Challenges, the backing papers are Graphic45 and my minds eye... the little tickets are from Whimsy stamps..
 The flowers are from wild orchard crafts with lots of stardust stickles
 This lace/ ribbon I bought in Michaels in Canada last year whilst visiting a friend.. again lots of stickles used..
The Butterfly I cut out from a sheet of card and used lots of stickles for sparkle..
I will enter this card in the following challenges. (sketch) (Butterflies) (colour challenge)
Thank you so much for your visit today, have a great evening... Hugs May x x x x


Hi Everyone,  Firstly I would like to welcome my new followers to my blog, old and new you are all so very welcome and Thank you for joining me!! .
 Does anyone out there do this?... How do you take a pic on a cloudy day.. I am having trouble getting it to look clear, so this is whats on my WOYWW this week... I would love to hear what you guys do!!!
 Below is a pic of the fab candy I won from the lovely Sarah.. over at  you are in for a treat her blog is fab.. Thank you so much Sarah It was a lovely surprize today when I got home from work!! Love  it!! x x x
Well if you are wondering why I am showing pics of my desk??? Its all down to the lovely Julia over at  pop over for a visit and join in if you like.... be warned its addictive but fun.... Also I would like to add I am going to Ally Pally on Sunday (whoo-hoo) and I will be wearing my fab WOYWW badge from the lovely Julia... if you spot it please say Hi... Hugs May x x x x  Thank you for your visit x x

Sunday, 8 April 2012


Hi Everyone, I hope you all are having a great Easter... I've been waiting until I was told that it was now official... yea!!! I am a proud member of the Fussy and Fancy Friday challenge design Team, I can't wait to work with this amazing Design Team, pop over and check out their blogs ... They are all just Fabulous  My first card will be in May I am so looking foward to it...Whoop, Whoop.. Enjoy the rest of the Easter break.  Thank you for your visit today Hugs Mayx x x

Saturday, 7 April 2012

Magnolia Tilda Challenge Card

Happy Easter Saturday everyone!! I do hope you are enjoying the Easter weekend so far, Today I have a card I made for a couple of challenges this week. I've done it again I know I can't seem to stay away from Green at the moment... hmmm I wonder why!!! next card.. I am going to made a big effort not to use Green.... The backing papers are from Marianne designs called vintage pastels you get quite a bunch in a pack and they all are very nice!!!.
I am entering this card into:   (homespun style)              (anything goes) (colour bingo) Kraft.. Green.. Stripes
Thank you so much for your visit today!! enjoy the rest of the weekend... Hugs May x x x x

Wednesday, 4 April 2012


Hi Everyone Happy Wednesday to you all,, its a lot chiller than last week brrrr........

My desk this week is a bit messy!! I had a stamping session and now colouring some images... My two new paper pads from Graphic 45 have arrived... Love them, not sure when I will use them its a little too soon, I need to just look at them for a little longer!!!! If you are wondering why I am showing you my desk,then pop over to the lovely Julia's Blog at  and join in if you wish!! You can  visit desks from all over the world.... Its addictive but lots of fun, Have a great Wednesday!  Hugs May x x x x x

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Challenge Tag (Easter Tag)

Hi Everyone and  a big welcome to my new followers, thank you!!! I hope you enjoy your visits x x
I have a Easter Tag today, I made this to enter in a few challenges and also for Tag Tuesday ( which is not a challenge)  this weeks theme is easter!! I cut the tag from Sir Timmie's Large tag die and the butterfly is also Tim Holtz.. I loved the colour of the dress of the vintage lady in pic, so decided to go with  the use of the same colour on other elements of the tag!! I am not sure if you can see the embossing to the card it looks uncompleted I done this on purpose!!! in my madness I thought it would make the tag look older!! the butterfly I have used tattered angel glimmer mist (apple).. some fancy lace a few flowers and to finish off a little rabbit charm and some seambinding. On the back of the tag again I used another die from Tim Holtz the bunny rabbit (he's cute) I embossed the bunny with Yes you've guessed it Tim Holtz's frayed burlap embossing powder!! and added a little tag...
Thank you so much for your visit today!! it looks like most of the country will need to get their woolies out again!!! Keep Warm, Hugs May x x x x

I will enter this tag in the following challenges

Not a challenge

Monday, 2 April 2012


Hi everyone, I received some wonderful news from Linnie over at whoopsiedaisy asking if I would like to be a guest designer on her wonderful DT Team for 6 months, whoop whoop, I said YES Please.. so without further ado lets get on with the challenge this week its a sketch designed by the very talented Sande.. This is my take on the fab sketch I used the lovely image from sheet 331 if you have not seen whoopsie daisy digi's before created by the very talented Linnie check out their store you get 4 digi's YES 4 for £ 1.99, so pop over to whoopsiedaisy challenge blog and have a visit to the store and then take part in the lovely challenge, Normally its a weekly challenge but due to the Easter break this challenge will run for 2 weeks , looking foward to all your lovely makes,You do not have to use a whoopsie daisy digi.. to enter But if you do you have the chance to win 2 sheets of digi's of your choice .. so pop over and visit all my teamies blogs and see their fab creations!! Thank you so much for your visit today, Hugs May x x x

Sunday, 1 April 2012

Artful Times Challenge ( Make a Tag)

Hi Everyone, A beautful Sunday here in East Sussex, I hope you are all getting a little sunshine too. Artful Times is a new challenge blog and their first challenge is make a tag!! so here is my entry
I used Sir Timmie's birdcage die and an assortment of stamps for the background and lots of tattered angels glimmer mists!! (more on me than on the tag) dont you hate when that happens!! After uploading just noticed the silly flowers!! I put the wrong ones on the others are distressed more!! But I do not have the tag anymore to change it.... as I gave it to a friend and just quickly took the pics only noticed now, so please pretend you can't see these clean flowers....( Its my age you know) I got sooo excited about the challenge that's my excuse and i'm sticking to it (lol), Big Hugs To all May x x  x