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Friday, 25 April 2014

Hooray For Hollywood!

Hi guys, it's a tad miserable here today, had a little bit of drizzle and it's a bit dark outside. I've been on holiday all week and should have been sorting out all my craft stuff but haven't got round to it yet...oops!  Anyway it's time for our new Challenge over at
For this challenge we're being sponsored by the lovely people over at

I've used one of their gorgeous images - Miss Hollywood for my card today. She was just waiting to be blinged so I've used some Stickles glitter glue on her skirt and clutch bag (unfortunately it's not showing up so well on the picture)
 Recipe :
Card - Shaped Kraft card from Craftwork Cards
Backing Card - Craft Outlet Spalding
DP - Papermania Creative Tones - Venetian Skies
Pins - 1 bought,  1 handmade by me
Ribbon/Gems - From Stash
Image - Miss Hollywood From Paper Nest Dolls Cut With Spellbinders Labels 4, coloured with promarkers
Sentiment - LOTV Stamped with Memento Ink Cut With Spellbinders Classic Circles

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
Love To Create - Challenge 112 - Monochromatic With A Twist - Ribbon
My Mums Craft Shop - Challenge 16 - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew - Challenge 60 - Girly
Through The Craft Room Door - April 22 - April 28th - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown - Challenge 192 - Lots Of Sparkle
ABC Challenge - J Is For Just As You Like
Ruby's Rainbow - Challenge 77 - Ladies
The Stamping Chef - Challenge 26 - Anything Goes
Whimsy Stamps - Challenge 70 - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Challenge 228 - Anything Goes

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Friday, 11 April 2014

Got That Friday Feeling!

Woohoo it's Friday again and the Sun is Shining! Quiet weekend for me this week, last week at the Cake and Bake Show was hectic.....but well worth it cos I got my Chocolat Book signed by Eric Lanlard (swoon swoon lol) and a pic of him handing it over.  We had a fantastic day, seeing all the lovely foods and sipping cocktails!  We tried a Vanilla Ice and a Rose Water and Champagne cocktail.  Both were lovely but I now need to find a bottle of rose water essence to replicate that one.  It will be a cheap mans version with Cava as opposed to champagne but I'm sure it will have the same effect  lol.

Anyway enough of my chatter, it's time to announce the new challenge over at


This time we're sponsored by

The challenge this time is to use your favourite stamp.  I really struggled with this one as I have so many favourites.  I tend to use my LOTV stamps more often than any other and this is one that I use frequently.  She colours up so well and gives some great results.  She is Fairy Pom Pom and she's just too cute!


Recipe :
Backing Card - Craft Outlet Spalding
DP's - Nitwit Collections (haven't got details to hand at moment but will update asap)
Sentiment - Freebie From Internet Backed with Spellbinders Classic Scalloped Circle
Flowers/Gems - From Stash
Pins - One From Stash and one handmade by me
Doily - Docrafts
Leaves - Spellbinders Shapeability Foliage
Image - LOTV Fairy Pom Pom - Coloured With Promarkers Edged With Spellbinders Nestabilities Heart Circle.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
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Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Blue's Rule!

Well it's that day again!  April Fools Day.  How many of you got caught out already?  lol.  I've scheduled this post so time will tell if anyone manages to trick me, I'm hoping not.

I'm not joking when I say I can't believe how quick this year is going.  Seems no time at all since I joined the fab team over at CRAFTS GALORE ENCORE and yet here we are, the 1st of the month again already.....and we're on Challenge no. 4 already!  We've got the fabulous

as a sponsor.
They very generously gave the DT team some gorgeous images to work with.  I chose Bling Baby for mine, I jazzed her up with a little "bling" and as the challenge this month is to use a favourite colour I've opted for some gorgeous blues.



Pop on over to our blog (link above) and see what my other DT Sis's have done, there are some fantastic ideas amongst them.

Recipe:
Backing Card - Craft Outlet Spalding (As Always lol)
DP's - Nitwit Collections - Sunshine And Laughter Too
Lace/Gems/Pearl Pins - From Stash
Image Highlights - Liquid Pearls Baby Blue & Glossy Accents
Image - Kenny K - Bling Baby Coloured With Promarkers (Cut With Spellbinders Floral Ovals)
Flowers - Larger Aqua/White - Petal Lu   Smaller ones from stash
Blue Bow - Purchased from craft sale

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
Kaboodle Doodles - Challenge 217 - Spring Is Coming
Whoopsi Daisy - Lace And Pearls
Bearly Mine - April Challenge - Spring
I Love Promarkers - Challenge 212 - Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door - April 1st-8th - Anything Goes
The Stamping Chef - Challenge 22 - Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks - Challenge 187 - Spring
Cute Card Thursday - Challenge 314 - Floral Delights
Milk Coffee Challenge - Welcome Spring
Alphabet Challenge - D For Die Cuts
Crafty Catz - Challenge 224 - Anything Goes
Allsorts - Challenge 252 - Use Those Dies
Challenges For Everybody - Challenge 39 - Anything Goes
Cupcake Inspirations - Challenge 254 - Picture Inspiration
Pile It On - Challenge 13 - Floral Fantasy
Scribble And Scrap - Challenge 15 - Always Anything Goes
Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge - Challenge 22 - Spring Flowers 

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