Saturday, 27 April 2013

Vintage Tag.....

Hi Everyone,

I hope this finds you all well, Lovely Sunny morning in Eastbourne today, I have got all my washing out... Long may it last!!!! I have a little vintage tag & matching envelope today, & the challenge over at ALLSORTS is anything but a card so I thought I would join in this week...

I hope you like it.... Thank you all for your visit today.... Hugs May x x x x
I would like to enter the above into:
ALLSORTS CHALLENGE... (anything but a card)
Simon says Stamp (anything goes)
crafting for all seasons ( no stamps allowed)
craft my life ( non card projects)

Monday, 22 April 2013

Spring In Fashion.....

Hi Everyone,

I had a little playtime this eve after work so I decided to join in the Challenge over at Crafty Individuals "Spring In Fashion"  I hope you like it...

I covered the heart in Tim Holtz designer pattern papers (Idea-ology)... then stamped over wth Oxford Expression stamps (dress form & corsetry)... and some Whimsy Stamps! The tag on the heart is from Crafty Individuals as is the stamped main image plate CI-324 the image is coloured with pro markers, the flowers are from my stash, the burlap flower I sprinkled with fran-tage ( aged aqua & aged Ivory) I got a bit carried away with the Fran-Tage and had a wee sprinkle here & there...The rest of the embellishments I had in my stash.....
Thank you so much for your visit today... Have a great week
Hugs May x x x

I would like to enter this  in:
Crafty Individuals Challenge....Spring in Fashion
allsorts..... A passion for Flowers
paper shelter.... blooms

Sunday, 21 April 2013

Eclectic Ellapu Challenge " It's all in the Stars"

Hi Everyone,

I hope you all are having a great Sunday.. This weeks Challenge at ECLECTIC ELLAPU has been choosen by the lovely Dawn...It's All In The Stars"  you can interpret this however you wish.. maybe Zodiac signs... Starry Skies etc... But most important is to have Fun...

I choose to make a tag, the embossed background I used the folder from Couture Creations (Renaissance), The stamps I used are from Creative Expressions, The background is Inked with Peacock feather distress ink.. the stars are from my stash.. and the image is a digi image...Looking forward to your great entries this week, why not pop over for some Starry inspiration from my wonderful teamies!

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

Wednesday, 17 April 2013


Hi Everyone,
I hope this finds you all well,  Well it's the start of a New Challenge over at DRAGONS DREAM This fortnights Recipe was chosen by the lovely Elizabeth... Pink--Fabric---& a Face...sounds fun don't you think! the only rules are you must use at least one real stamp on your Tag!.

I used a La Blance stamp, which I stamped onto fabric then sprayed with Candy Pink Cosmic Shimmer spray, the flowers were made from white ribbon then sprayed with Candy Pink, the leaves I had in my stash which are this lovely light pink colour, the sentiment stamp is from Creative Expressions, the eye's stamp was  free with Craft Stamper last year...

Looking forward to seeing all your wonderful pinkie entries... Have fun!!

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

Wednesday, 10 April 2013


Hi Everyone,

I hope this finds you all well, Today I've made a card using the Gorgeous digi stamps from Nicecrane can find their blog HERE,  I Love this cute image!!

You can buy these images coloured or black & white..I used the black & white image and coloured my little chap  with aqua markers! The background papers are SU the sentiment is from Studio 490 Wendy Vech the stamp set sentimental art, the print on the doillie is the newspaper stamp from Hero arts.. the rest is from my stash.... Don't forget to have a look at the wonderful Nicecrane designs Blog...& shop.. click HERE
 Thank you so much for your visit today...  Hugs May x x x x

Sunday, 7 April 2013

ECLECTIC ELLAPU CHALLENGE..".Wedding, Anniversary or Engagement"

Hi Everyone,

This week at ECLECTIC ELLAPU Love is in the Air.. This weeks theme was choosen by the  lovely Claire.. Wedding, Engagement, Anniversary cards... Looking forward to all your fabulous entries.. Have Fun!  
I choose a Wedding card, A young girl at work is getting married next week and her colours are Purple's  she is having a Cadbury's Chocolate wedding.. lots of chocolate she states...So that sounds one Yummy wedding don't you think....
The image & sentiment are from LOTV, the purple cardstock is from SU.. ribbon & flowers are from my stash!!

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

Friday, 5 April 2013


Hi Everyone,
Gosh when is Spring going to arrive... Brrrrr it's so cold.. it took me twenty mins to clear the frost from the car.. this morning to get to work it was so thick.. Yikes!!!..

Well today is the start of a new Challenge over at Fussy & Fancy  chosen by the lovely Wendy, we would love to see a Faux Technique on your project... I choose to use Faux Stitching, you really must pop over and see some of the Wonderful projects the fabby team have made.. they are Brilliant! looking forward to seeing all your fabulous entries this fortnight... Keep Safe & Warm.. Have a great Friday all x x x

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

I used a lot from my SU Stash for this card.. the papers & stamp is SU.. the lace etc are from my stash... x x

Monday, 1 April 2013


Hi Everyone,

I hope you all have had a Great Easter! Lots of Chocolate yummy!! The sun is shining here today still a bit Brrrr but I hear Spring is on it's way... mid-week they say!! Let's hope so..

I made an ATC, these are quite new to me have only made a few in the past and the Theme over at the Fun with  ATC's  Challenge is Script/writing... The background is stamped from a SU Stamp (the open sea) Love this stamp set!! Distressed with Vintage photo ink, the ink spots is a Paperartsy stamp & the fine gentleman is a stamp from (personal impressions) the pen nib is from the Tim Holtz range!! I hope you like it!!

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

I will enter the above in the Challenge:  (script/writing)