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Saturday, 30 August 2014

Is There A Doctor In The House?

Hi guys, I'm a little later than usual with my post for
so apologies for that!  We travelled down to Ipswich today and I haven't had the chance to get online to post this.  I really should be more organised and have it scheduled!
This challenge is #18 and this time it's an Office Supplies/Job Related Challenge.

We have as always got some fab sponsors for the challenge and they are



I picked a fab digi image from Digital Delights and he's called Doctor Dan.  I thought he was just right for the job related part of the challenge and I've added a few staples for the office supplies part.  He was great fun to colour and think he's well suited to these bright colours!
Recipe :
Backing Papers - Nitwit Collections Ouchies Too
Sentiment - Computer Generated using Curlz Font
Embellishments - Staples, Fabric Dressing and Part of a Gauze Bandage.
Hospital Implements - Doctor Supplies @ Clipart Central.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
Crafting From The Heart - Challenge 33 - Anything Goes
The Pink Elephant - Challenge 265 - Anything Goes
Fan Tastic Tuesday - Challenge 50 - Anything Goes
Through The Craftroom Door - August 26 - September 01 - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown - Challenge 210 - Anything Goes
Inky Impressions - Challenge 174 - Anything Goes
Simon Says - Anything Goes Challenge
The Stamping Chef - Challenge 44 - Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday - Challenge 147 - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls - Challenge 25 - Anything Goes
Crafting At The Weekend - Challenge 5
Suzy Bees - Challenge 44 - Anything Goes

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Saturday, 16 August 2014

Last Days Of Summer - Open Minded Crafting Fun

Afternoon all!  It's Saturday again.  Having a quiet weekend this weekend, no plans for anything, doing some tidying up and cooking but thats about it.  

It's time for another new challenge over at
This time the challenge is Last Days Of Summer.
We have  sponsors for this challenge, all with amazing images and they are
I have chosen to use the Kenny K image Troublemaker on my card.  She looks like butter wouldn't melt....in this case her ice cream  lol

Have a great weekend everyone!  See you soon x

Recipe :
Backing Papers Nitwit Collections - Summer Breeze Solids/Summer Breeze Too
Image - Kenny K Troublemaker (Coloured With Promarkers) placed on Spellbinder Floral Oval Die Cut
Leaves : Poppy Stamps Die Meadow Leaf
Flowers - Petal Lu
Sentiment - Computer Generated
Pearls - From stash

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :

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Monday, 11 August 2014

Let's Go Fly A Kite

Evening all, thought I'd pop on and share an extra card with you this week.  I went down to the papercraft show in Hull last weekend and bought a few bits and pieces and then I was in the Range and spotted a First Edition Paper Pad reduced.  I loved the colours so decided to buy it.  It worked wonderfully with some of the items I bought at the show so though I might as well pop it on my blog as I was so happy with how it turned out.  
Hope you like it too x

Recipe :
Backing Card : Light Blue Mirror Card purchased at show.
DP's - First Edition Up Up And Away
Sentiment - Computer Generated (cut with Joy Crafts Clouds Die and edged with Glamour Dust)
Image - Saturated Canary - Windy Day - Coloured With Promarkers Edged with Liquid Pearls - Baby Blue and White Opal
Kites - Memory Box Die - Strings - Trimcraft Lillibet Range of Twine
Flourishes - Prima - Jodie Lee Designs - Divine - Say It With Crystal
Pearls From Stash
Blue/Cream Roses - Trimcraft Lillibet Range, Blue Flower with Cream Middle from Stash
Green Flowers - Petal Lu.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :

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Saturday, 2 August 2014

Strawberry Cream

Afternoon all, hope you are well today. Fancy me being back again with another post! The reason is it's time for another challenge over at

The Challenge today is Summer Food.  We have four amazing sponsors who are




As always just click on the images and they should take you to the stores.

I picked a sheet from Whoopsi Daisy for my image, could just imagine her sharing a lovely strawberry cream tea with her little dolly.  I love Strawberries in the summer and we sometimes go to one of the pick your own farms for them.  Nothing better than having them fresh.  Not exactly the weather here today for a cream tea, we've been out shredding lots of branches (in between the showers) and it's just started thunder and lightning.  Hubby has some help now so I've been able to come inside and catch up on other things.....think my timing was perfect lol.

This is my card :

Recipe :
Red Foil Card - Home Bargains
Papers/Strawberries : Nitwit Collections Strawberry Social Collection
Image : Whoopsi Daisy Designs coloured with promarkers
Pin : Handmade By Me
Gems : From Stash
Flowers : Petal Lu
Sentiment : Generated on the computer by me

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
 Craft Your Passion - Challenge 224 - Flower Power

Friday, 1 August 2014

Christmas In August!

Hi folks, it's Friday again which means it's time for a new Challenge over at
This challenge is sponsored by 

This time our challenge is Anything Goes which means you have free reign to make whatever you want.  It doesn't have to be a card, some of the talented DT members have done a teapot, hat, and a pencil holder.  I stuck to doing a card as I thought it was about time I made a start on my Christmas Cards!  I know it's only the 1st of August today but believe me....it will creep up on you lol. 

Had a hectic weekend last weekend, was in Scarborough to see Boyzone (swoon!) and then on Sunday it was Veterans day at our local park.  We had an amazing day, watching battle re-enactments, listening to a band and watching flypasts by some WW2 Planes.  Having a quiet one this weekend so hopefully can recharge my batteries.  We're going to be busy shredding branches but I'm also hoping to make some time for card making.  Hope you all have a great weekend! x

This is my card - it made me think of one of the heartwarming Christmas Movies that are always on Sky nearer Christmas - The Christmas Gift.

Recipe : Backing Card - The Craft Outlet Spalding
DP's - Nitwit Collections - Still Joyful Too
Image - LOTV - Christmas Bears - Presents - Coloured With Promarkers.  Liquid Pearls used to look like snow.
Sentiment - LOTV - Set 5 Christmas Sentiments
Crystals - From Stash

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
Crafting By Designs - August - Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart - Challenge 29 - Anything Goes
The Pink Elephant - Challenge 261 - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew - Challenge 67 - Christmas
Through The Craft Room Door - Challenge 29 - July 29th - August 4th
Diva's By Design - Anything Goes
Inky Impressions - Challenge 170 - Anything Goes
Simon Says - Anything Goes
The Stamping Chef - Challenge 40 - Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks - Anything Goes
Sparkles Monthly - Challenge 58 - Christmas In July
Crafting At The Weekend - Challenge 4 - Anything Goes
Lexi's Creations - Challenge 121 - Christmas In July
Scribble And Scrap - Challenge 23 - Always Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays - Challenge 217 - Christmas In July
The Squirrel And The Fox - Challenge 75 - Inspired By A Song Or Movie
Ideas To Inspire - August Challenge - Christmas In August


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