Sunday, 30 June 2013

ECLECTIC ELLAPU CHALLENGE...."TIME"

Hi Everyone,
Gorgeous weather at the moment in the South East long may it last!!! I hope you all are getting some sunshine where you are!!!

Today is the start of the weekly Challenge over at ECLECTIC ELLAPU & this week's Theme was chosen by the lovely talented Sandie..."TIME" No restrictions as to what you create as long as you follow the theme...Sounds fun don't you think...Please pop over to see the inspiration from the fabulous team...Looking forward to all the amazing entries as always....



I used the Tim Holtz pocket watch die.. the clock image is from GEKO were you will find Beautiful images.... the background of the pocket watch was stamped with the Hero arts newsprint stamp... I coloured some sea shells with the dylusions ink spay (calypso teal)  the little beads & pocket watch are from my stash.... I hope you like it!!
Thank you so much for your visit today... Have a great Sunday all
Hugs May x x x x

Friday, 28 June 2013

FUSSY & FANCY CHALLENGE.....STEAMPUNK....

Hi Everyone,
I hope you all are well... today & for the next fortnight over at FUSSY & FANCY the Challenge is STEAMPUNK...We would love to see your cards, tags, altered items...anything you wish as long as it has a Steampunk theme....sounds fun don't you think....So pop on over and see the wonderful inspiration from my lovely teamies... you won't be disappointed!!!! Whilst there we would love you all to join in the fun!!...see you there.

I decided to alter a canvas board, on the background I put some netting (the net you get from oranges from a supermarket) then I added  some corrugated card the clockface keys, flower, butterfly...then I gave it all a coat of Gesso...Left to dry then went a little crazy with the Dylusions ink sprays....cut grass, vibrant turquoise, calypso teal, white linen...inky fingers or what....then I added when dry some inky gold... I had fun with this one!!!




I hope you like it...Thank you so much for your visit today...Have a wonderful Happy weekend all...
Hugs May x x x

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

DRAGONS DREAM ...TAG IT ON...

Hi Everyone,
I hope this finds you all well...Today is the start of the next fortnight's challenge at DRAGONS DREAM & the recipe this time was chosen by the lovely talented Elizabeth.."Coastal...Mica...& A Flourish...sounds fun don't you think..Looking forward to all your fabulous entries & having a wee look at your fantastic blogs...

I decided to go for a coastal theme rather than a scene ( I hope that's ok) with lots of items you would find around the coast... waves, seagulls, seashells etc.. I live 5 mins from the beach,I love nothing more than spending time with my Grandson looking for seashells on the beach....the stamps are from Crafty Individuals..tumble glass...peacock feathers, peeled paint  & vintage photo Distress Inks ...Link up to DRAGONS DREAM and join in the fun...The only rules are you must use at least one real stamp on your tag....   See You There!!!!
Thank you so much for your visit today...
Hugs May x x x

Saturday, 22 June 2013

Prima Dolls....Just having a play!!!

Hi Everyone,
I hope you all are enjoying your weekend..The weather is still chilly....My heart goes out to all those people in Alberta Canada who have been affected by the floods... they are awful..My Friend & her lovely family who live in Alberta are safe.. I skyped her today..(Thank goodness) Keep safe everyone....

Well I been having a little play with the Prima Doll stamps....I made two tags...


I paper pieced their dresses with the My Minds Eye paper Collection The first tag I glued a paper doily to the background before stamping Both tags are stamped with an assortment of Kaisercraft stamps...the bottom flower was made from some cotton doily's the rest of the embellishments are from my stash....

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

Thursday, 20 June 2013

FABULOUS NICECRANE DESIGN IMAGES..

Hi Everyone,
I hope this post finds you all well... Welcome to my new followers so nice to have you on board....

Today I have made a criss cross card using some fabulous images from Nicecrane Design... you can find the wonderful inspirational blog HERE...



I used Graphic 45 papers from the ABC Primer collection, the flower is made from an old book page...
the image & libary cards/tickets are from Nicecrane designs... The colouring is done with using pro markers.... Here are the  links to the amazing products. Pop over and have a little look around... enjoy!!!



http://nicecranedesigns.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=9&products_id=1122

http://nicecranedesigns.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=99_100&products_id=616
Thank you so much for your visit today..... Hugs May x x x x x

Monday, 17 June 2013

YIKES....I'm trying to claim my blog with Bloglovin

Been over and I think I have claimed my blog... so I have to put this in a post... http://mayshappydaze.blogspot.co.uk/
<a href="http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/5659007/?claim=w2bhsmjrwb2">Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a

I so hope this works.... If you get the chance please follow me with bloglovin on my sidebar...
Thank you sooo much.... Here goes!!!
 Hugs May x x x

Sunday, 16 June 2013

ECLECTIC ELLAPU CHALLENGE..."SUMMER SUNSHINE"

Hi Everyone, Welcome to my new followers It's lovely to have you along on my little crafty journey!! Thank you so much for joining me...

Today is the start of a new week at ECLECTIC ELLAPU CHALLENGE This weeks theme was chosen by the lovely Asha..."Summer Sunshine".. this could be Sun, Sand, Flowers, Fruit & Summer colours... anything that you feel is summer to you... I chose flowers!!

I used this Beautiful image from Nicecrane Designs you can find the store HERE it's full of wonderful images & designs....the background papers are Graphic 45.. the cardstock is SU.. the rest of the elements are from my stash... I am so looking forward to all your summery projects this week... you never know we might encourage the sun to show it's face!! Have a wonderful week....Thank you so much for your visit..
Hugs May x x x

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

DRAGONS DREAM "Tag it on" Recipe.. Red, Book Pages/Text, Embellishment

Hi Everyone,
 Today is the start of another fortnight's Recipe at Dragons Dream... the Recipe this time has been chosen by the lovely Helen.... RED...BOOK PAGES/TEXT..&... A EMBELLISHMENT...Sounds fun the only rules are you must use at least one real stamp on your tag....Pop over HERE and join us whilst your there have a look at the fabulous inspiration from the fabulous team & check out their blogs too! you won't be disappointed...

I used the brick wall embossing folder, stamps from Artistic Outpost (paperboy) The clock was stamped then cut out & colored red the words are rub ons from 7 Gypsies.. the disress ink used is barn door..., The flower I made from a old book page....

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

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

ALL PRETTY.....

Hi Everyone,

Would you look at me being all Pretty & sweet.... You know before I had a blog these are the type of cards I used to adore making...so I decided to make one to take part in the Hobby House new Challenge... I have not made a card like this for a long time... and I must say I loved putting it together... I'm a little rusty but still enjoyed it so much...I hope you like it!!

 I used the sweet pre-coloured image from the Hobby House called Sweet Blossom... The backing papers are from  Lost & Found Blush collection...the sentiment is a SU Stamp, the small butterflies are also a SU Punch.. the larger one is from a Magnolia die..The hanging hearts are from Memory box the rest is from my stash....


Whoop Whoop I won some candy from the lovely Vicky  from Vixx handmade cards... Vicky Thank you so much it is all adorable. Now you have inspired me to make more pretty cards...
 Look at this AmAzing plaque Vicky send me... I adore it, Thank you Vicky I will treasure this it's got a place on my shelf in my crafty space...Simply Beautiful....
Thank you all so much for your kind visit today....
Hugs May x x x

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
HOBBY HOUSE  ( Anything Goes)
Totally Papercrafts(Anything Goes)

Monday, 3 June 2013

NEW CHALLENGE STARTS TODAY....WHOOP, WHOOP.....

Hi Everyone...
I am the  bearer of FABULOUS News.... Today is the start of a Challenge over at ALL CRAFTS CHALLENGE, The lovely Elaine (owner) is starting this exciting New Challenge off with a fabulous Blog-Hop....We would love to see anything other than a card...Tags, Crochet, Knitting, Sewing,  Altered art, Painting, boxes, bags, Jewellery, the list is endless Anything at all other than a Card....Time to showcase your other talents to the blogworld...The theme is ...."ANYTHING GOES"
On board we have some Fantastic sponsers too, The Challenge is a 2 monthly Challenge this one covers June/July... so lots of time to join us with your fabulous projects...Here are our fabulous sponsers:




                                                 
                                                          STAMPIN UP CANDY Carole Bryson Wood


The start of the  Blog Hop list can be found at ALL CRAFTS CHALLENGE so you should have arrived to me from Crafty Ribbons Inspiration... Here is my Project I decided to alter a Canvas..



I had fun making this one as I could play with lots of lace... I hope you like it... Now to follow on to the next blog in the blog-hop... you are heading over to the lovely LORRAINE..If you get lost on the way round just pop back to ALL CRAFTS CHALLENGE to pick up the hop again....... Have fun & looking forward to seeing all your fabulous projects.....
Thank you so much for your visit today........Hugs May x x x x

Sunday, 2 June 2013

ECLECTIC ELLAPU CHALLENGE ....... " ANYTHING WITH WINGS"

Hi Everyone,
I hope you are having a great Sunday..The Sun is shining here I hope you are all getting some too...
I would like to say Welcome to my new followers so Fabulous to have you along on my little crafty journey with me Thank you all so much x x x x

Well for this week our Challenge over at ELECTIC ELLAPU chosen by ME!!! is
ANYTHING WITH WINGS......That can be fairies, transport, wildlife...the list is endless so have fun!!! We all are so looking forward to your fabulous entries as always..Pop over and have a look at the Wonderful inspiration from my talented teamies you wont be disappointed....


 I choose to use a wooden heart I covered the base with some white Gesso, then added a film of lace.. the image I used was from Nicecrane designs I hope the pic does these Beautiful birds justice... the base of the flower I made out of some muslin cloth and dyed it in some coffee (it smells lovely) then added a small burlap flower to the top..I stamped the little sentiment (creative expressions stamp) onto fabric...the lace & pearls & little egg-nest are from my stash...... I hope you like it...
Thank you so much for your visit today...
Hugs May x x x