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Thursday, 25 February 2010

MAWTT Challenge # 35 - Nicki's Sketch & Theme





Good evening, thanks for popping back! Here is my DT card for Moving Along With The Times . My design team mate Nicki has come up with such a great sketch and theme this week. You can make a baby, young child or christening card, or anything for a little person. I really loved using it and my card came together really easily, the lovely Sue has given us a great zig-zag shape to use on our cards too.

The Digital Ink company are our sponsors this week and if you join in our challenge, you could be the winner of three great images and we are also looking for a guest designer for a two week slot, so hurry up and great creating!



Welcome to Digital Ink Co.
Our goal is to provide a variety of quality digital stamps that let you tell the story. We have 7 creators of the stamps. With new stamps coming in almost daily, we are sure that you will find the stamp to complete your project. Be sure to stop by our gallery where you will see the many beautiful crafts created by our design team, challenge contestants, and our valued customers, from the many stamps we have available.

Blessings to you always, Digital Ink Co staff.


My card : White Bazzill Scalloped card, Baby Pink and Lemon Bazzill cardstock, Papermania striped and pink/yellow/white papers. Nestibility large scallop and large circle dies. SU Scallop and oval punches. Paula Pascaul 'sentiment' stamp, Papershaper button and flower punches and Kaisercraft pink bling stones.

The design team girlies and I will be popping by your blogs to see what you have made using Nicki's sketch. You have until Wednesday 3rd March at 8pm to enter our challenge. If you don't have a blog, leave us your email address in the comments section, and we will pop on by

Right, I have a certain daughter's birthday card to make this evening, she turns ten next Tuesday, so it had better be a special one, lol! Enjoy your everning, take care Heidi xxx

Willow Sketchie Challenge # 5 - Karen's Sketch




Morning, wow it's Thursday again already,this week is flying by! It's Willow Sketchie Challenge time and this week,the DT have been playing with Karen's sketch. We have all used the new 'Alfie flying' digi images and papers to match, available later today.

My card : Green Bazzill Swiss Dot and Blue Bazzill cardstock, SU sentiment and scallop punch, Papershaper flower punch, Kaisercraft bling stones and a strip of acetate. As you can see, when you open up the flaps, the 'Alfie' image is pops out.

Will be back later today with my MAWTT DT card, so please pop back. Am off to get myself a toasted cheese and ham sarnie, yum! hugs Heid xxx

Wednesday, 24 February 2010

Whiff Of Joy Challenge # 68 - Bev's Sketch





Hello peeps, yes it has been a while since my last post. Feel sorry for me please, I have been up to my neck in housework! I didnt know just how much mess, three girls can make! So I have had a bit of a spring clean, which hasn't left me much time for crafting, boo hoo! Well, today I had enough, I put down the duster and made this card to enter in the
Whiff of Joy challenge. Bev has done a great sketch, I really loved using it and will again.

I also steered away from my beloved Copic's and reached for the ink pads, which I have used with a paintbrush and water. I then raided my stash and box and found these beautiful papers, so have been really good and not used anything new today. I had a real clear out over the weekend, and have such a big box of stamps, paper packs, embellishments and stickers, that I must put on Ebay, so watch this space if you want to pick up a bargain or three!

My card : Pink Bazzill, My Mind's Eye papers, WOJ image, MS Daisy Border and edge punch, SU sentiment, Kaisercraft flowers and pearls. Versamagic ink pads, Sahara Sands, Pixie Dust and Aspen Mist.

Right, will be back later with a sneeky peek of my DT cards for Willow and MAWTT.

Enjoy your afternoon! hugs Heidi xx

Thursday, 18 February 2010

MAWTT Challenge # 34 & Willow Sketchie Challenge # 4

Good afternoon, here are my DT cards for Moving Along With The Times and Willow Sketchie Challenge . It's my turn to do both sketches for the challenges this week, wow have I been busy trying to fit it all in with half term, and keeping Jess and Georgia busy! Anyway, both are here.

Moving Along With The Times Challenge # 34





For my MAWTT card, I have chosen the theme of 'Mum', can be for a Mum, Mum in Law, Mum to be, Godmother or Mother figure, so lots of anything feminine! Our sponsor is 'Little Claire Designs' and there are two fab ones up for grabs if you enter and win the challenge.

My card : Little Claire stamp - 'Flower Friend's', Bazzill Swiss Dot cardstock, FF Pink Parfait papaers, Hero Art's 'Mum' sentiment stamp, SU Flower stamp and Kaisercraft bling stones.


Willow Sketchie Challenge # 4






Another super cute image from the lovely Sharon over at Willow Sketchie Challenge . This is 'Alfie and the Postbox', he is new today and available to purchase now Here .

I must welcome aboard the lovely Lauren and Crafty Rose who have joined our Willow gang this week, am looking forward to working with you.

My card : Alfie and The Postbox image and matching papaers. Orange, Brown and Green Bazzill cardstock, SU flower and sentiment stamps, SU oval and scallop punches and buttons from stash. Orange bling stone from Doodlebug.


Am looking forward to stopping by your blogs to see your creations, I do hope you can enter our challenges and you must definately stop by the challenge blogs to see the other DT creations.

Another busy day awaits us tommorrow, we are off to my friend's for the day. Hope you are enjoying the half term? hugs Heidi xx

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Sketch & Stash Challenge # 29



Hello, hope your half term is whizzing like mine? Have managed to fit this challenge in today, inbetween taking Georgia and her friend shopping and out for the afternoon. Then it's pizza and pancakes tonight, lol!

It's another great sketch over at Sketch & Stash Challenge . It's great to use up all of your unwanted bits and bobs. I raided mine and even found this lovely Penny Black stamp 'Cinnamon' that has never been used. There is a $15 voucher from Whimsy Stamps on offer as the prize this week, and the DT cards are just beautiful!

My card using everything from stash : Lime and Black Bazzill Cardstock, Daisy Bucket 'dotty' paper, black/white check ribbon, Craftwork cards 'sentiment', Woodware frond punch, SU flower stamp using black/white inkpads and Hero Arts clear stones.

Enjoy your 'shrove tuesday' and all of those pancakes! hugs Heidi xxx

Sunday, 14 February 2010

Allsorts Challenge # 39 - Recipe With A Difference!


Happy Valentine's Day! Hope you all have been lurved up today? I have been spoilt again by the lovely hubs. Crafty bits, two dvd's, a large red rose and breakfast in bed and am being taken out for dinner tommorrow, I am a lucky girl!

Another great challenge over at Allsorts . This week the theme is '3 - 2 - 1, a recipe with a difference', for example, I have used 3 - different papers, 2 - different pieces of coloured Bazzill and 1 - flower stamp.

My card recipe : Sassafras and Making Memories papers, Pink & Blue Bazzill Cardstock, my image is from 'Miss Anya Dressy', SU flower and sentiment stamps, SU Scallop punch and Kaisercraft turquoise bling stones. I have paper pieced her dress using the Sassafras paper and have coloured her in using Copic Ciao's. I have edged the image using my MS flourish punch.

Am baking lots of cakes tommorrow with the girls, we have a busy half-term planned with lots of friends coming round, so am hoping to get some ME time this week, lol! Have a lovely week and thanks for stopping by, hugs Heidi xxx

Thursday, 11 February 2010

MAWTT & Willow Sketchie Challenges

Hello, sorry I haven't blogged or blog hopped for a while, I have been suffering from the flu, am on the mend today but am slightly late in sharing my DT cards with you for Moving Along With The Times and Willow Sketchie challenges.

Moving Along With The Times Challenge # 33






Over at MAWTT, it's the turn of my dear chum Hazel, she has come up with a real stunner of a sketch and the theme of 'Cute Companions'. So any little cute images, ie, Daisy & Dandelion, Penny Black, Popcorn Bear etc ..... it's up to you, just follow the sketch and join in!

We have two prizes on offer this week, firstly a set of Special Edition Daisy & Dandelion stamps and secondly, some D & D decoupage sheets, all kindly donated by The Glitter Pot.

I decided to use this cute little image from Penny Black and have made a valentine's card for my lovely hubs who will be home from his travels over the weekend. I am so excited, as he has found a large craft shop whilst he has been away, and has brought me some goodies for Valentine's day, better than any choccies or roses, lol!

To my card : Deep Pink Bazzill Swiss Dot Cardstock, My Mind's Eye - Bloom & Grow, Geometric Pink paper, Penny Black 'T.L.C.' stamp and sentiment stamp. Papermania buttons and ribbon. I have coloured my image with Copic Ciao's.

You have until next Wednesday, 17th February at 8pm to enter our challenge, you can enter by email as well, if you don't yet have a blog.


Willow Sketchie Challenge # 3

The lovely Sharon has introduced the sweet 'Alfie & The Birdhouse' digi images and papers, which the DT have all used. We have all come up with very different cards this week, so do pop on over and take a look at our Willow Sketchie Challenge cards and do pop by Sharon's shop to grab yourself an 'Alfie' image or three, lol!




My card, Lilac Bazzill Bling, Doodlebug Check paper and bling stones, Prima flowers, large buttons from stash and a dynamo label sentiment.

Am off to catch up on some blog hopping, enjoy the rest of your evening and your romantic weekend's whatever you do, hugs Heidi xx

Sunday, 7 February 2010

Allsorts Challenge # 38 - Get Distressed with Buttons & A Bow!





Good afternoon, I can't believe that Sunday has come around again! Have had such a busy week, mainly due to my little bubby Georgia being poorly with Viral Tonsilitus. she is on the mend and should be going back to school tommorrow, thanks to everyone who has sent her get-well messages, it was lovely of you all!

Here is my entry for Allsorts Challenge . The theme this week is 'Distressed with Buttons and a bow'. I decided to not use a stamp for my card, I have been neglecting my Cuttlebug bits and this butterfly is just beautiful! There are some lovely stamps and ribbons up for grabs this week, so do pop on over and take a look at the lovely DT cards.

My card is a new take on a tri-shutter card and I have taken three different pictures so that you can see it up close. I have started off with distressing all of the edges and inking them using my Momento brown inkpad. I have used some brown and khaki Bazzill cardstock. Kaisercraft 'Dancing Jewel - Amethyst' paper. QK Scallop die cut shapes in two sizes. Cuttlebug Butterfly, Kaisercraft flowers, bling and pearls. Ribbon from Amercian Crafts. Buttons and ink pad from stash.

Have had a wonderful day crafting with Georgia, got visited by my bruv and now have to go cook Roast Beef with all of the trimmings yum! Enjoy the rest of your day, love and hugs Heidi xxx

Thursday, 4 February 2010

MAWTT Challenge # 32 & Willow Sketchie Challenge # 2

Moving Along With The Times Challenge # 32 - Clare's Sketch/Theme





Good afternoon, hope your day has been fun? Mine has been spent looking after Georgia who has a bad cold, we have watched loads of DVD's so am glad of the break to upload my DT challenge cards.

The first is for Moving Along With The Times . Our theme this week is 'Childhood Memories', which our lovely Clare has thought of, the DT have made some stunners again, so do pop on over to take a look! I have used some ice-cream coloured striped paper from Papermania that reminded me of childhood days out at the seaside, so when I found this little CC Designs image, it all came together. Doodlebug ribbon, Hero Arts sentiment, Kaisercraft bling and a scallop Nestibility. Flowers and brad from stash.

We have two prizes on offer this week, the lucky winner will win a Guest DT spot and some digi images from Tracy at Crafty Catz . So go find your images or decoupage, whatever you want to use, that reminds you of your childhood and let us have your creations by 8pm on Wednesday 10th February.

Willow Sketchie Challenge # 2 - 2010






To my Willow Sketchie Challenge card. I have used the fab new downloads from Sharon called 'Alfie'. It comes in three colourways, with papers to match. I couldn't make my mind up which colours to use, so have used all of them, lol! I have made another tri-fold card using Bazzill cardstock in light pink, lemon and lime. Papershaper flower punches in two sizes, Craftwork cards sentiment and Kaisercraft bling stones.

Right, am off to feed the girlies and do some crafting this evening, may do a scrap page or even another card challenge. Whatever you do, enjoy! hugs Heidi xx

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

Willow Sketchie Challenge # 2 - Sneeky Peak!


Good evening, here is my sneeky peak for my DT Willow Sketchie Challenge card using some super new images from the lovely Sharon. I will post the full card tommorrow, along with my DT card for the Moving Along With The Times Challenge .

Have a good evening, thanks for stopping by hugs Heidi xxx

Monday, 1 February 2010

Sketch & Stash # 28 / Totally Papercraft # 1 Challenges





Good afternoon, it's been really cold but sunny here today, after lots of shopping and housework this morning, I managed to get this little card finished to enter into two challenges. The first using their great sketch at Sketch & Stash Challenge and Totally Papercrafts Challenge theme of 'Friends'.

My card recipe : Hedgehog image from 'Tiny Wishes' Penny black stamp set, Paparmania paper from stash, Woodware brackets, Flowers from Prima, QK scallop and butterfly from my stash embellie box. Sentiment also from Penny Black.

Right, dinner to cook and ironing to finish, enjoy your evening! hugs Heidi xxx