Tuesday, 26 February 2013

A vintage card today!!!!

Hi Everyone,

I hope you are all well  and keeping warm... I made this card this evening I have used the lovely image from NiceCrane Designs you can find them HERE.







The papers I have used are from the great pion range.. the cluster of pearls you can see is a pair of 99p earrings from primark... I often buy their earrings for my makes.. The hearts I cut out on the Big Shot the small heart I used some aged ivory fran-tage the rest of the goodies are from my stash

Thank you so much for your visit today.... Hugs May x x x

I would like to enter this card into

live & love crafts   ( sketch)

TAG TUESDAY THE LETTER "H"

Hi Everyone,
 I hope you all are well and keeping warm Brrrrrr it's chilly today!! A big welcome to my new followers so lovely to have you on board..

We are working our way through the alphabet at Tag Tuesday and this week it's the letter "H" I decided I would make a Home Sweet Home tag....



I used a wooden tag this week and painted it with facetten lack crackle paint not sure if you can pick up the crackle it had two coats. A very vibrant blue!! the hearts are from TH Die I put a scrap of lace over one of the hearts and rubbed over the lace with Inka Gold... The butterfly stamp is from SU... & the door is from Prima...I put this together very quickly tonight  I hope you like the paint effect!!!
Thank you so much for your visit today... Hugs May x x x x x

Sunday, 24 February 2013

ECLECTIC ELLAPU CHALLENGE "MASCULINE"

Hi Everyone,

It the start of this weeks Challenge over at ECLECTIC ELLAPU and the Theme has been chosen by the lovely Claire  "MASCULINE"  I always struggle with male cards don't you? pop over and take a peek at  the lovely teams makes lots of inspiration to be had!!!

Well here's my card for the Challenge!!



I used the vintage car stamp from La Blanche, the background is stamped with a SU stamp & the sentiment is Tim Holtz.. The die-cut car is also from Tim Holtz movers & shapers die... Looking forward to seeing all your fabulous male cards pop over HERE and take part.... See you there!!!

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



Wednesday, 20 February 2013

DRAGONS DREAM "RECIPE"

Hi Everyone,

Thank you all for taking part in our challenge last week Fabulous entries as always....

Well on to this fortnight, It's my Recipe choice and the recipe is!!!

"ORANGE.....PURPLE.....BUTTERFLIES....

Sounds Fun lots of inks me thinks!!! Our only rules are you must use at least one real stamp!!




I used the wonderful stamp set from JustRite called Butterfly Dreams..The dotty embossing folder from SU, The butterflys were stamped with the text from  En Francais stamp from SU.. The butterflies were punched out from a Martha Stewart punch which I have had for ever.. Tim Holtz inks used are Dusty Concord & Spiced Marmalade.. The bling is from my stash!!

Looking forward to all your fabulous entries  Pop Over HERE & take part... See you there x x x

Thank you so much for your visit today.... Hugs May x x x

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

TAG TUESDAY THE LETTER "G"

Hi Everyone,

It's Tag Tuesday Time as we are working our way through the Alphabet this weeks Letter is "G" I choose Gentleman..."Gentleman at play"  The Background of my tag I stamped the clocks stamp Tic-Toc from Kaisercraft and the postcard collection from The Artistic Stamper... Great set full of postage stamps!! the second smaller tag is covered with papers from Graphic45 A Ladies diary paper pad.. as is the image of the Gentleman Golfer...
I hope you all are well and keeping warm... Welcome to my new followers it's lovely to have on board.....


Thank you so much for your visit today.... Hugs May x x x x

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

ANOTHER TAG TODAY.....

Hi Everyone,

I hope you all are keeping cosy... I've been sooooo cold today... can't seem to get warm.. so I have kept myself busy this evening making another tag for some challenges...

I used the fabulous stamps from Crafty Individuals CI 357 the bird stamp & CI 156 the sentiment stamp.. Love the both of these..  I embossed the base tag...I don't know why as you can't see it (lol) I stamped the image CI 357 onto some vanilla cardstock.. coloured the  flowers, butterflies & bird with pro-markers some blue gems for the middle of the flowers.. The lace, ribbon & small crochet flowers are from my stash.. as is the metal elements.. I hope you like it!!





 Thank you so much for your lovely visit today.... Hugs May x x x

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
CRAFTY INDIVIDUALS  (Friends)
FASHIONABLE STAMPING  (Birds)
TUESDAY THROWDOWN (Anything Goes)

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

TAG TUESDAY...Letter "F"

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all well and keeping nice & warm... Welcome to my New Followers, Thank you so much for joining me it's great to have you on board!!

Tag Tuesday today is the Letter F, I choose Fashion.. the background of my tag is Stamped with  a JustRite stamp called Grandmas Attic..The die-cut is from TH Sewing room die...I use some inch tape washi tape at top of tag.. The skirt is made from some lace from my stash as is the embellishments...



Thank you so much for your visit today... Hugs May x x x x

Sunday, 10 February 2013

Eclectic Ellapu Challenge

Hi Everyone,

I hope you are having a fabulous Sunday.. This weeks Challenge at Eclectic Ellapu the Theme was chosen by the lovely Sheena is " GIRLY "  Sounds fun... I chose to do a card using the stamp & embossing folder from Sizzix called Friend... I love the butterfly.. the friend I made this card for loves Butterflies so hopefully she will love it!! Looking forward to all your fabulous entries as always ...


Thank you so much for your visit today... Hugs May x x x

Friday, 8 February 2013

FUSSY & FANCY FRIDAY CHALLENGE!

HI Everyone,
 Thank goodness it's Friday not only is the weekend here but it's also the start of a new challenge for the next fortnight at Fussy & Fancy...The Theme is "A Gift Bag & Tag" chosen by the lovely Nathalie.. we hope you have lots of fun joining us  for the next fortnight, looking forward to all your fabulous entries as always...Join us HERE

I used a Brown paper bag... I have lots of these!! the lace I dyed in some tea to darken it down, The paper is from Tea Thyme prima papers.. The flowers is from fabric I had in my stash..cut from the Tim Holtz Tattered flowers die.. the heart is a die cut from Tim Holtz heart die..



Thank you so much for your visit today... Have a Great weekend... Hugs May x x x

Thursday, 7 February 2013

NICECRANE DESIGNS...

Hi Everyone,
Today I would like to share a little gift bag I made for a friend who has just had a baby girl... I used the fabulous image from Beatrix Potter from Nicecrane Designs... you can find the blog HERE  I used a simple white paper bag, some corrugated card for background , painted with some white acrylic paint.. the little pram is from crafty embellies again got a coat of paint as the hearts etc.. I made some bootees as a gift for baby so they will be popped inside when I deliver the gift ... I adore the designs from Nicecrane if you have never visited this store then you are in for a treat!







http://nicecranedesigns.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2&products_id=9 due to copywrite laws in the UK.. You can't buy this sheet from Nicecrane stores... I did not buy it it was kindly given to me...information for the UK  only...
Thank you so much for your visit today... Hugs May x x x

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

DRAGONS DREAM..RECIPE "NIGHT RIVERBANK"

Hi Everyone,

Today is the start of the next fortnight's Recipe from DRAGONS DREAM TIO.. It's my choice this time for the recipe I choose "Night Riverbank"  Riverbank, Driftwood, Insects/boats" The only rules are you must use at least one real stamp on your Tag... Enjoy.. Pop over HERE to take part & to see the fabulous inspiration from the lovely Team... See you there!


Thank you so much for your visit today..
Hugs May x x x x x

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

TAG TUESDAY THE LETTER "E"

Hi Everyone,
I hope you are all well this week at TAG TUESDAY it's the letter "E" I choose eggs.... Well birds Eggs!!
The background of the tag I used TH distress ink Peacock Feathers.. &  Distress stain Pine Needles then water flicked the background.. The stamp set I used is from SU called Nature walk.. This is a lovely stamp set, Some vintage photo DI used around the edge.. I hope you like it!

Thank you so much for your visit today.. Keep Warm... Hugs May x x x x