Thursday, 27 August 2015

Cake is good!


Hi everyone,,... its been a busy few weeks for me and we had the highlight this last weekend with my (step) Son's wedding and my now daughter in law!
YAY it was a blast and we/they had a brilliant time the rain was kind and waited until the evening and the whole day was awesome!

I will share in a few weeks some photos when I have a free moment to load some up!


in the meantime we have a New challenge at AYLI and I am running a little late because in the excitement of the weekend I forgot all out making this card....


The sponsor of this challenge is
Sweet and Sassy Stamps


This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
your Favourite Layout (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

So 

This is my favourite because it is C&S and so quick to
make and Its my own sketch and its my go to when I am in a rush or if i just want the image to speak for itself.... Good job because I was in a rush this time!

Here are some challenges I would like to play

Addicted to Stamps - C&S

Simon Says Stamp  - Anything Goes
House Mouse  - Anything House Mouse Goes (or) Flower Power

hugs me x




Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Mad as a Hatter! **** Cuteness alert!! ****

It's Wednesday again and we are steadily heading towards 
September and if we blink too many times we will
be into December before we know it! ouch!


We have a new challenge over at 

This fortnight the challenge theme is
Q - Quantum Leap

Ok so what do we mean by Quantum Leap?

Simply leap back in time to a 1 of our prior challenge themes

from this years challenges

So you can use any challenge from Challenge A to P! 


Our Sponsor is 



Now I have jumped back to our July 2015 challenge theme


I did manage to finish my hat and it was suppose to be for the

N for not a card challenge I just ran out of time so to be able to aim for this challenge was brilliant! hope you like it!

Ok so me wearing it! ahhhh hahahahahaha!



Oh I know on the railings 
you can see the tassels then!

But much better than I thought.... lots of people at the shop
wanting to try it on!







and yesterday a lovely family came in the the daughter was so taken with it

she tried it on

and then was so excited she wanted the book the pattern is from and the wool and elements needed to make the hat :)


Here are some challenges I am playing along with for my hat

Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Extra - Anything Christmas
Little Claire's - Christmas in August
C.R.A.F.T. - Christmas Animals
Sparkles Christmas - No Designer Papers
Anything But A Card - Celebration - Christmas
Winter Wonderland - Christmas Carols/Songs - Rudolph the red nose Reindeer - Mine is dasher! haha Not Rudolph! 
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes


hugs me x

Thursday, 13 August 2015

2 thats easy peasy!

Hi all hope you are keeping well!
I have been busy trying to tidy are few things.
On the blog front time for a new challenge at As You Like It
The sponsor of this challenge is
This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
your Favourite 2 embellishments (& why).
You MUST explain WHY they are your favourite.

Well I have to say I am not one for lots of embellishments so I have to say my totally favourite embellishments are enamel dots or pearls and I love jute twine or bakers twine so I have used 2 of those on my card. I have smouched the distress ink pad on the stamp spritz with water and stamped not a difficult technique and great for a quick male card.

So here are a few challenges I would like to play:

Coming soon!
Could not add any because blogger doesn't like my Ipad!


Have a great day 
hugs me x

Saturday, 8 August 2015

Friends are the best....

Just a quick share tonight

I wanted to make a card for the House mouse challenge and a good friend of mine was turning 70
I can't believe she it shes awesome and a really great and fun person to be around
she loves my C&S cards so I had to make her and C&S card for her Birthday!
Happy Birthday Sue...!


So then so challenges to play are:

Of course - HMFMC200 House Mouse - Colour Recipe and BLOG CANDY

Yellow, Blue and White

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Make a Plan - My plan was to make a birthday card for my friend using the House mouse challenge theme and to keep it simple with 1 word and some torn/scuffed edges.
Cute Card Thursday - C5 - One Word
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes with the option of torn edges


Have a great weekend hugs me 

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