Friday, 30 May 2008

It's My Birthday!!!

Yay! Its my birthday... got a couple of cards, will show you later but our post doesn't come til 3.30 so i might have something later who knows! I am gonna nip into town for some retail therapy!! :)

Thursday, 29 May 2008

Purrfect Kittys!!!!

Well, of course, lol!!

Today i made 2 cards both using Pink Petticoat images, i just love these at the moment!!! The top card is also my entry for this weeks Challenge at CuteCardThursday which is Patterned Paper.
Ooo just wanted to say thanks to everyone for there comments..oh and those 'other' comments are spam (they lead to a dodgy lottery site) so don't worry about them! On a better note, its my 21st birthday tomorrow, wooohoo!! Tomorrow night we are off to Stafford and are staying in a b&b then going to Alton Towers on the Saturday then going to Drayton Manor on the sunday, so it's a thrill-seeking weekend all round! Woohoo! Not been to either so im all excited, then the weekend after is my birthday craft shopping trip :D

Supplies - Pink Petticoat Images, Craftworkcards Papers, Bazzill, Zoomz, Prima Bubbles & Stickles

Wednesday, 28 May 2008

...& more!!!

Yup another 2!!! Can't stop creating!! Both are adorned with Glitter but the photo doesn't pick it up that well!!

Supplies - Martini Glass Stamp by Dimention Fourth, Doodlebug Papers, Zoomz, Stickles....Penny Black Stamp, Cwc mini msg, Stickles & Ribbon

Im on a roll!!!

Yup, i am on a roll, i can't see to stop crafting at the moment, which is fabulous of course... the good thing is it shows Mike i am actually using stuff therefor i al then 'allowed' to get mor stuff, yay!!! Only a couple of days til my birthday now too, woohoo!!!! Im such a lil kid when its my birthday, i just love it all!!! Anyway here are my 2 cards from this morning...

I have to say i have been wanting to use these papers for ages and i think they fit perfectly!! I totally cased Pootles fabulous card so i can't take the credit for this one but i am pleased how it turned out!

Well fathers day is coming up soon and i have got a few to make so here was a quickie i put together!

The postman just arrived and bought me my lovely new Gina K Owls, yippee... so i think i will have aplay with those tonight!! :D

Supplies: Penny Black Dog, Dovecraft Papers, Ribbon, CWC Mini Msg... Cupcake Mouse, Provocraft Papers, Swiss Dots, Prima, Brad & Cwc Mini Msg.

Tuesday, 27 May 2008

Owl Duo!!

Here are a couple of cards that i made tonight using Pink Petticoat images. These two cards are so totally different so its just goes to show you can use similar images for a totally different look on cards! Quite pleased how they both turned out!!! I know the photos are bad but its gone 11pm here and my lighting isn't great so i promise to retake the piccies tomoz!
Supplies - PM Papers, Primas & Zoomz... Nanas Kids DCWV Paper, Ribbon, Jewels, CWC Mini Msg & Prismas on both!

SU Demo needed!

I am hoping someone who reads this is a SU Demo, as i urgently need 1 set out of the UK catty. Is you are going to be putting an order in shortly and don't mind me adding a set on, please leave me a message or email me!!


Monday, 26 May 2008

Lilac Hedgy!

I loved this stamp the first time i saw it and it's been out of stock for ages so i was so pleased whn it arrive a couple of weeks ago! This is one of my creations from last night! I used the gorgeous new PM Paper and decoupaged the lil flowers on the corners so they pop out! Quite pleased how this turned out!!
Supplies - Penny Black Lazy Days, Paper Mania Paper, Ribbon, Zoomz, CWC Mini Msg & Prismas

Sunday, 25 May 2008

Pretty Bunny!!

Well i haven't had much time to do much today so here is a quick card i knocked up a few minutes ago whilst waiting for the dinner to cook, lol!! Im so happy that my bf doesn't mind me crafting and making a mess, infact he actually encourages me to make stuff!! Woohoo!! I love my new Ladybug & Friends Stamp, its so cute i've wanted it for ages!! Got so many ideas for it too! I also got some Imaginise Stamps too, so cute lil penguins can't wait to create this week with them!
Supplies - Ladybug & Friends Stamp, CWC Mini Msg, Prima Esprite & Doodlebug Papers

Saturday, 24 May 2008

Saturdays Cards

I had most of the morning on my own today as Mike went to visit his Grandma with his mum. So i made a card that i can't show yet as its for a certain someones birthday, you know who you are but it may be a bit later getting to you cos of bank holiday!! Whilst i was making that, i had a delivery from CharmedCards and my gorgeous yummy new stamps & papers came!! Hurray! Its mean't to be stuff for my birthday from my grandpa but as Mike wasn't here i thought i would open it anyway!! So here are a few of my creations so far....(no stamps involved, shock horror)..

These fab chipboard stickers from Basic Grey are so fun to use and easy! They take hardly any time to make!
Supplies - Basic Grey 6x6 Pad & Chipboard Stickers

Thursday, 22 May 2008

First Hanglar & new stash!

I got some Hanglar images through the post the other day so today i decided to have a stab at being a bit creative with them! This card i made with them is also my entry for the Card Sketch over on splitcoast, i did change it slightly though!
The other exciting thing is i finally got my Kerry Jo stamps through the post and i can't wait to get to grips with these, they are perfectly sized for cards so i will have fun playing with those soon!! I was also a lil bit naughty and ordered some new penny blacks and a few other bits too, oops, well it is my birthday and i know i am gonna get some money so they will partly be for my birthday!

Wednesday, 21 May 2008

And another

Supplies - DCWV Nursery Boy Paper, Swiss Dots, Stickeroos, CWC Mini Msg & Jewels

10 Minute Makes

I am still trying to use up some of my Penny Black stickers, i seem to have hundreds of sheets! I love these hedgehogs ones tho they are fabulous if you need to make cards quickly! Here is some i made using the hedgehogs, it only took 10 minutes, so quick & easy! I am hoping to make a load more like this but here are the first two!!

Supplies - PB Stickeroos, CWC Mini Message, DCWV Paper, SU Card & Jewels.

My lovely Sweet Ebonys

My lovely 2 Sweet Ebony stamps arrived and they are super super cute!! I wasn't sure when i first saw them a while back as with most things i have been convinced, and i LOVE them, partly from seeing Marlenes fab creations!!! I only have got 2 i would have got the Kitty one (of course lol) but it had already sold out! Here is my first attempt from last night using me new stamps!!

I only have 24 prismas so i am very limited on colours but i am hoping that i might get some birthday money and will be able to get a few more!

Supplies - Sweet Ebony Stamp, Hero Arts Stamp, Sandylion Papers, PM Flowers, Jewels & Ribbon!

Sunday, 18 May 2008

Sunday Trio

Well whist catching up on the soap omnibuses on tv i thought i would try and use up some of my stash! I seem to have TONS of Penny Black Stickeroos so i thought i would give them a whirl and actually use them!! So here is the three i have made today, i also used some of my fab new Dovecraft Papers that i got in The Range yesterday!! They are very pink, glittery and girly!!

Supplies - Penny Black Stickeroos, PB Stamp, Dovecraft Papers, Prima Bubbles, Cuttlebug Emb Folder, Glitter Card, Jewels & Brads.

The real reason i was meant to be going to The Range yesterday was so i could get some more drawer storage thingys as im sorting out my stash and getting more (lol) i need to try and keep it a bit organised! Well i am now slowly taking over Mikes conservatory as you can see... lol...he doesn't seem to mind at the moment tho :D

Saturday, 17 May 2008

Hanglar Blog Candy

Heidi is very generous and is is giving away some fabulous Hanglar Candy including stamped images and a gorgeous Hanglar Stamp, how cool is that? Make sure you go and check out her fabby blog & creations,

Friday, 16 May 2008

More Penny Blacks!!

Well i knew i wouldn't be able to resist having a play with my new stamps, and here are the results!! I'm quite pleased how the Yellow Bee Costume turned out!

Supplies - Bee Costume Stamp, CWC Mini Message, Swiss Dots Folder, Doodlebug Paper, Stickles & Prismas.

Supplies - Crossing Bridges Stamp, CWC Mini Message, Doodlebug Paper, Jewels, Bazzill & Prismas.

New Baby

Here is a New Baby card that i quickly knocked up last night! I used one of my new papers out of the Nanas Nursery DCWV Stack, its glittered too so its luuurrrlly!!! Not a great pic but it was horrible and raining yesterday so was a bit dark everywhere!! Bring back the sunshine!!
Supplies - Bazzill Card, DCWV Paper, SU Stamp, Zoomz, Ribbon, Stickles & Prismas
The postman has just been and i am all excited as i FINALLY after waiting forever to get hold of one, got my Swiss Dots Emb Folder, woohooo!! I also got a lovely parcel from the Glitter Pot with some lovely Penny Black Stamps that i have been wanting for ages...woohoo!!!
BIG news announcement coming this way in a couple of weeks so make sure you check back for this BIG annoucement, yippee!!

Thursday, 15 May 2008

New Stash & SCS Card Sketch

Look what the postie brought me today...lots of lovely stash from Gorilla Crafts. I love these stacks and have been wanting them since they were released, lovely Sam from Gorilla Crafts also included some ribbon & kind, that you hun!! Fabulous service as i only ordered them yesterday!!

Here is my entry for this weeks Card Sketch over on Splitcoast, i would have never thought of this layout, i quite like it, its different!!! I also found some Magnolia images i got from a swap ages ago so thought i would have a go!! It looks much better in the real life but my camera hasn't picked up the colours too well, she also has glitter on her wings!

Supplies - Magnolia Stamp, CWC Sentiment, Chatterbox Papers, Zoomz, Ribbon, Stickles (on her wings),Primas & Jewels.

Wednesday, 14 May 2008

Pirate Pete (Billy!!!)

OK so i know is name is meant to be Billy, but i think Pirate Pete sounds so much better, hehehe!!! Maybe it could be Billy, dressed up as Pirate Pete!! So what do you think of my quick make from this afternoon?

This is one of my DT pieces for Dies To Die For, you can buy these stamps here - they are just fabulous to use and you get such a great service too, i got this set the very next day!!! :D
Supplies - Rusty Pickle Papers, Pink Cat Studio Billy Stamps, Bazzill & Jewels

Yoo Hoo!!

Sorry i haven't been around the past few days, i have had Lissy over so rarely get the chance to do much, but bcos it was so hot yesterday and lissy was napping i did manage this quick one...
I used some of the fabulous images i downloaded from Pink Petticoat, i just love them and will be getting more & more very soon! I can't wait to use the other images!!

I was asked last week to be on the Dies To Die For/First Class Crafts Design Team and yesterday i was very lucky to get the Pink Cat Studio Billy Stamps...

i just love them, they are fabulous for lil boys cards and i can't wait to get creating with them!!! Hopefully i will have a chance this afternoon/evening!!! :D

Saturday, 10 May 2008

Blog Candy Alert

Make sure you check our Cass's brilliant blog there is tons of inspiration on there and she is giving away the most gorgeous blog candy. Just let her know your fav rock song and link to her blog and that's it! What you waiting for?

and two more!!!

And here is another two cards from today. Sweet n Simple baby cards...they only take 10 minutes to make.. i need to add a sentiment but can't find any baby ones at the moment, typical eh?!!! I love this stamp its so cute, i think the hedgehogs by Penny Black are still my fav though!!!

Supplies - Penny Black Stamp, Magenta Paper, Prismacolor Pencils, Gamsol, Bazzill Bling

Second Card of the day!!

Here is my second card!! I am trying to use up some of my old papers and decided to make this lovely green spring card!! I am so pleased i still have this stamp as its one of my favorite PB Stamps, you can create so much with it!!!
Supplies - Penny Black Chitchat, CWC Sentiment, Primas, Jewels, AC Ribbon & Doodlebug Paper & card.

Craft Day - Card 1

Well here is my first card of the day, a cute lil mini square one! I love these, they are such a cute lil size! Using one of my new beloved Penny Black Clear Stamps, this is also my entry for Cute Card Thursday, as the theme was to use Jewels. This was also my first attempt at using my Prisma Pencils & Gamsol, quite pleased how it came out! I left off a sentiment as i will add this later! Hope you like it!!

Supplies - Penny Black Every Which Way Stamps, DCWV Papers, Prismacolor Pencils, Gamsol, Jewels & Marvy Punches

Crafting Day

Well today is my crafting day, Mike is out at Wembley watchin the footie with his mates all day so i have no plans and no money, so all i have planned is a craft day!!! Knowing my luck i won't have much inspiration, plus i don't have many stamps anymore :( I miss my Penny Blacks! Well i am gona sort out my stash if nothing else, so i will post on here hopefully some creations later!!

Friday, 9 May 2008

Tweet & Penguins

Yes i know what your thinking, Christmas cards already, lol, but in my defence, i did just find this lovely Penguin stamp that i hadn't even used yet so i just had to use it! lol. And i had to use the cute Tweet stamp again, loving them so much, can't wait to get my other papers to use with them!!

Supplies :- Snowtime Penguins - Penguin Great Impressions Stamp, Blonde Moments Snowtime, Doodlebug Paper, Bo Bunny Cardstock, Ribbon & Corner Rounder. Pink Tweet - Tweet Stamps, Ribbon, Copics & Brush Pens, Craftworkcards Sentiment, Cuttlebug Background & Marvy Punches.

Another from last night!!

A 5min simple card, great for when you are in a rush, or like me and don't have much crafting stuff here at the moment!!

I can't wait til i move all my craft stuff over, i have already taken over one side of the conservatory!! Can't wait to get my Watercolour Pencils back... i still haven't found them yet,it's driving me mad!!!
Supplies: Tweet Stamps, Doodlebug Paper, Copics & Letraset Markers, Jewels

Thursday, 8 May 2008

This afternoons quickies!!

Here are a couple of cards i quickly knocked up using my new stamps, whilst half watching qvc craft day! Ihave been organising my craft stuff a bit so feel alot happier about it, now i can find half the stuff!!

Supplies - VW Camper Card - Daisy Stamy by Little Claire, Doodlebug Paper, Hero Arts Sentiment, Copic & Letraset Markers. Hello You Card - Tweet Pink Cat Studio Stamps, Craftwork Cards Sentiment, Prima, Jewels, Stardust Pen, Doodlebug Paper & Card.

New Stash - Woohoo!!!

OK i now have no money as i was very naughty and spent my last bit of money of more stamps, hehehe!! Well i gotta keep up with all the latest stuff ain't i!!!

I got the lovely new Tweet Stamps by Pink Cat Studio, Sally from Craft Moments was ever so sweet and sent me a couple of extra bits to play with, thanks hun!!!

I also got 2 gorgeous clear stamps from Little Claire, love the cute elephants and i got the VW Camper stamp so i can make my bf a card for his birthday, as soon as i saw it i knew it would be perfect, although i have got until 3rd August to come up with something!! hehe!

Wednesday, 7 May 2008

and the WINNER IS.....

I have just done a draw using custom random number generator!

The Winner is........... Zoe aka Craftyheaven!! You have won the Blog Candy, congratulations!!! Please meail me ( with your address and chosen bella :)

I just want to say a HUGE thank you to every that entered!! I will be giving away some more blog candy soon!!

Oh and WATCH THIS SPACE, something exclusive and exciting is going to happen soon!!!!!!!


Ok this is your last chance to enter my BLOG CANDY GIVEAWAY!!!!

I will be doing thr draw after 7.30pm.... so make sure you have left me a comment and linked back to my blog from yours before that time!!!!


Tuesday, 6 May 2008

Blog Candy Update

Just wanted to clear a few things up re: blog candy. This is open to everyone, worldwide and even if you don't have a blog then you can still enter, just leave me a message on my original blog candy post!!!

Thanks to everyone who has entered so far :) Good Luck x

Sunday, 4 May 2008

A Quickie Hamish!!

Oooo just realised how that sounded, hehehe!!

Here is a quick Hamish card i made a few mins ago!! I have limited supplies as most of my crafting stuff is is still at my flat, but am slowly transfering my stuff over so i will be able to make better cards soon i hope, lol!

ETA - I have up for sale a set of 12 Copic Markers this is the Basic Colours set, well that is what it says on the packaging. I have only used them a couple of times but bills need to be paid and these have to go :( I originally paid £59 from artifolk but am asking for £42 inc p&p, please email me

Supplies - Birthday Hamish (Sugar Nellie), Hero Arts Sentiment, DCWV Papers & Jewels

Sleepy Sunday!!

God i am feeling so tired and i have no idea why at the moment, seeing as i slept until 10am this morning!! What a lazy bum i am!! hehe. We went out for lunch to Chiqutios, a lovely place at Port Solent then we nipped to Gunwharf Quays for a bit, had to get some more card but also picked up a couple of paper packs too!! Here this my lazy sunday afternoon creation using one of the new papers from the dovecraft packs. The petals have glitter on them but you can't tell that well in the picture!

Supplies - Penny Black Stamp, Primas, Jewels, Craftwork Card Sentiment & Dovecraft Paper


Saturday, 3 May 2008


Finally i have had a chance to play with my new Cupcake Stamps, they are soooooooooooooooooooooo cute and i ust love them, got tons of ideas for them!! Mike is in the garden cutting up wood and putting solar lights in them... very technical so i thought i would sit in the conservatory and make cards... sounds posh!! lol... Anyway here is my cupcake creation...

You can't tell on the pic but there is glitter on the lines on the top part of the cake!! I know its quite a simple pretty one but as i've only ust got back into all this i thought simple would be a good start.... so what do ya all think? Don't forget my BLOG CANDY giveaway!!

Edited to add - Make sure you check out Michelles Blog.. she is doing Blog Candy too so get yourself over there and enter, lovely purple stuff up for grabs!!

Supplies - MM Paper, Hero Arts Cupcake Stamps, Punches, AC Ribbon


Yes as promised, here is my BLOG CANDY GIVEAWAY. Sorry i haven't been able to sort this out sooner, have had a manic couple of days!

So anyway here is the stash up for grabs! It includes everything in the picture which is...

Yellow Flowers, Blue Flowers, Flower & Cloud Stamp, Hero Arts Flower Stamp, Stampin Up Butterfly Punch & A Bella Stamp (4 to choose from). As so many of you love bellas i thought i would give you the option if you win which Bella you would like.. there are 4 different ones to choose from!!

The Rules - Basically all you have to do is put a note on your blog to say about my blog candy giveaway.. put a link from your blog to mine and leave me a message on here that links to your blog!!! The winner will be drawn at random on Wednesday 7th May!! Good luck everyone!!



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