Thursday, 29 April 2010

Moving Along With The Times Weekly Challenge # 44

Good afternoon, it's Thursday again! Wow, those weeks sure do fly! Here is my Moving Along With The Times Weekly Challenge card, using my sketch. It's an open theme week and we are being sponsored by the lovely Sharon at Willow Design Stamps . There is a super CD up for grabs as the prize.
The Design Team have all been given Willow images to use and have come up with some beautiful cards, please do pop on over and take a look-see!

My Card Recipe:

Willow Image 'Winnie with Handbag' Digi Image
Brown Bazzill Cardstock
Bo Bunny 'Sunflower' Double Dot Card
Bo Bunny 'Flutter Butter Honey' Paper
SU Scallop, Oval and Edge Punches
Craftwork Cards Sentiment
Prima Flowers
Jelli Dots
Doodlebug Brown Bling Stones

I will be back later with my Willow DT Card using the new 'Making Magic' images.

Thanks for all of your comments, they are really appreciated!




Wednesday, 28 April 2010

WOYWW # 47 - My First Time!

Good morning from a very sunny and humid Sussex! I have just had breakfast in my garden, which has put me in a very silly mood, not sure why though, lol! Have just looked again at the rest of my room, god it is so untidy, didnt show you that photo, in my case, it should be Messy Workdesk Wednesday, lol!

Thank you to the lovely Julia who thought up this wonderful idea, to showcase your workspace each Wednesday. I have been trying to keep my desk tidy all week, and havent succeeded! My friend Karen keeps nagging me to get organised, so tommorrow I will be rolling up my sleeves and getting stuck in!

On my desk, there lies my new Gorguss Girl decoupage kits, that I picked up yesterday along with some stamped images that need colouring. My ever growing Martha Stewart punch collection and my wicker basket of bits and bobs. I couldnt craft without my Memento inkpads and I have such a lovely view of my garden, which is bursting into life at the moment. I always choose my papers according to the weather, so when I use blue or grey, you can tell what the weather is doing here.

Anyways, enjoy the rest of your day! I am off to take Jess to have her braces tweeked and then finish my DT cards.




Monday, 26 April 2010

Penny Black Saturday Challenge # 98 & Sketch Saturday Challenge # 100

Good afternoon, a double challenge card from me today. I have managed to fit a few cards in due to my Bubby Georgia being poorly and off of school with a temperature. Thankfully, she is feeling much better this evening, so will be going back tommorow.

I have entered my card for two challenges, Penny Black Saturday Challenge - the theme being, 'Three Flowers, Two Buttons and 1 Bow' (the three flowers are in the image on my card) and Sketch Saturday Challenge , using this great sketch.

My Card Recipe:

Penny Black 'Why Am I Smiling' Stamp
Black and Green Smoothie Bazzill Cardstock
Sassy Fras Serendipity 'Green Apple' Paper
Papermania Black Bow and Buttons
Doodlebug 'Smile' Sentiment
Kaisercraft Great Bling Stones
Coloured in with Copic Ciao's
Cosmic Shimmer Twinkles

Have a super evening! I am so looking forward to tommorrow, as I am off out for the day, craft shopping with my pal and have quite a long list of things to buy. She had better hold me back as I haven't had a big splurge in a while lol!

As always, thanks for your comments,




Sunday, 25 April 2010

Ellephantastic Design Team Card

Good afternoon, here is my Ellephantastic card, quite a simple one this week, the papers I have used are quite busy so less is more me thinks! I have used the new 'Rosaline Rabbit' digi image which is available to purchase over at Helen's shop. Helen's rabbit Ebony has been really poorly this week, so am sending her get well wishes and hugs from us and our bunnies.

Welcome to new DT member Angie who has just joined us, looking forward to working with you.

My Card Recipe:

Papermania 'Honey & Hugs' Papers
Pink & Green Bazzill Cardstock
SU Scallop and Oval Punches
Papermania Pink Sheer Ribbon
Craftwork Cards Sentiment
Off to have my tea and make some cards, have a lovely evening!

Saturday, 24 April 2010

Cupcake Craft Challenge # 87 'Red & White'

Hello peeps! Am loving this heatwave we are having, arn't you? Thanks for all of the lovely comments, emails and texts I received for Amy, who turned 19 yesterday, she was really chuffed! We had a lovely day shopping along with Jess, who had a teacher training day. Her boyfriend Harry decorated the front of our house with banners and balloons which was great and it embarressed her big-time, thanks Harry, lol! Also thanks for all of your lovely get-well messages, my migraine has nearly gone today. I think I have just spent far too much time in the sun this week, lol!

Anyway, on to my Easel card. I made this for Amy and thought it would be good to enter it into the Cupcake Craft Challenge . The theme over there this week is 'Red & White' so my card fits the bill. You could win some digi images from KLM Digi Stamps. I have decoupaged the fairies dress using the reverse of these amazing papers, I just cant stop using them, must go and re-stock my supplies!

My Card Recipe :

Red Bazzill Cardstock
Doodlebug White Daisy Embossed Cardstock
My Mind's Eye ' Oo La La' Scrummy Papers
CC Designs 'Junebug' Fairy
Penny Black 'Birthday Girl' Fairy Sentiment Stamp
SU Flower & 'Just for You' Stamp
QK Scallop Die
SU Scallop and Oval punches
Large Pearls from stash
Kaisercraft Red Stones

Enjoy the rest of your Saturday and the sunshine. I will be staying firmly indoors today and using this afternoon to tidy up my craft room, then hopefully a challenge or two later today.

Thanks for stopping by.




Thursday, 22 April 2010

Willow Sketchie & MAWTT Challenges

Good evening, my post is a bit of a long one this evening, so be patient with me, lol! I have nearly recovered from my two-day migraine, wow it certainly knocked me out! It must have been all of that exercise that I have done this week, lots of walking in the lovely sunshine, I am either getting old or am very unfit, probably both, lol!
Anyway, here are two very different sketches/cards for my DT challenges this week. There are some outstanding prizes to be had, just pop on over to the respective blogs and take a look-see.

Willow Sketchie Challenge - Rosie's Sketch & Theme

Rosie has done us proud with a great little sketch, something to get your teeth/dentures into! She also wants to see something 'Pink', a 'Butterfly' and 'Fairy Dust' on your entries. We are using a fab new Ballerina Fairy image which Sharon has lovingly designed and can now be brought from her shop. The prize this week is a CD of lovely Willow Designs.

My Card Recipe

Pink and Lime Bazzill Cardstock, Doodlebug 'Spot' Papers, Scallop & Circle Nesties, Cuttlebug 'Butterfly' die, LOTV Sentiment, Pink Rafia Ribbon and Lilac bling stones.

Moving Along With The Times

Challenge # 43 - Hazel's Sketch & Theme

We are being sponsored by :-

The lovely Teri is giving away as our prize 3 Digi Images of your choice.

My Card Recipe :

Brown Bazzill Cardstock, Doodlebug 'Meow' Paper, Scallop Circle Nestie, MS Flourish punch, Cuttlebug 'heart' die, Brown Rafia Ribbon, Pink bling stones, Brown button and Pink ribbon from stash.

Well, have to go wrap pressies and finish my card for my dear daughter Amy 19th birthday tommorrow, time has flown by so quickly! Enjoy the rest of your evening.

big hugs



Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Papertake Weekly Challenge # 39

Good evening, hasn't the weather been glorious today! I have been lucky enough to go to our local park here for most of the day and have even caught the sun,only on my nose though, lol!

To my card, this little Swiss Pixie has been put to good use as I have made this card to enter into the Papertake Weekly , it's another fab sketch from Dawny P and there are some Digital Delights goodies on offer for the winner this week.

My Card Recipe :

CC Designs ' Birgitta on a Tree Stump' Swiss Pixie Image
Bo Bunny Stawberry Dot Card/Paper
Bo Bunny Love Bandit 'Love U Deerly' Papers
Papermania Blue Flower Felt Edging
MS Heart Punch
Hero Arts Heart Stone
Craftwork Cards Sentiment
Copic Ciao Pens

Enjoy your evening, whatever you are doing! Shrek 2 is on the box again, so am off to catch the end of it.
Thanks for stopping by and for any comments that you may leave me.

Big hugs,



Thursday, 15 April 2010

Lili of the Valley Thursday Challenge # 51

Good evening, back again with a challenge I managed to fit in today. I just love the images/challenges over at Lili Of The Valley Thursday Challenge , this time Bev has come up with a real cracker!. I will certainly be using this sketch again.

My Card Recipe :

Turquoise & Orange Bazzill Cardstock
My Mind's Eye - 'Ooh La La - Beautiful Morning' papers
Large/Med Oval & Large Circle Nestibilities
MS Flourish Punch
SU Scallop & Oval Punches
Elzybells Sentiment
Prima flowers
Hero Arts Pearls
Kaisercraft Turquoise Stones
White Daisy Lace
Copic Ciao's Pens

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the rest of your evening!


Cute Teddy Card!

Good morning blogging peeps! Hope you are having a lovely day? It's yet another glorious day here, the washing is on the line, the housework done and the girls are fed and watching Georgia's new dvd 'Alvin & The Chipmunks - The Squeakquel', lol so now it's crafting time for me!

Here is my DT card for Willow Sketchie Challenge . Sharon's turn to do the sketch and we have all got to use this wonderful new image called 'Feeling Snoozy', isn't he just the cutest little bear? I have decoupaged him and have glossy accented his glasses, soz my photo not too clear today.

We are welcoming two new DT members to our little family. The first being a very good friend of mine

Hazel - Dido's Design's

and the lovely

Welcome aboard ladies, looking forward to working with you both!

My Card Recipe :
Brown & Orange Bazzill Cardstock
Kaisercraft 'Sugar Sugar - Sprinkles' Paper
Bazzill Brown Pom Poms
Prima Flowers
SU Flower and Sentiment Stamp
Orange Jelli Dots
Kaisercraft Small Pink Pearls and Orange Stones
Glossy Accents

I will be back later with my Moving Along With The Times DT Card.

Make the most of that sunshine!

Monday, 12 April 2010

Cupcake Craft Challenge # 86 & Sketch and Stash Challenge # 33

Good evening, wow what an exhausting day I have had! As the girlies are still on half term, we have been out and about today, lots of clothes shopping later, I managed to rest my poorly back, overdid it somewhat, lol!
I loved this sketch and the theme of 'Childhood Memories' was just right, as this little teddy reminds me of my 'Teddy Edward' bear that I have had since childhood.

Anyway, while resting, I managed to finish this card for the following challenges :-

Cupcake Craft Challenge # 86 - Childhood Memories

Sketch & Stash Challenge # 33 - Sketch .

My Card Recipe :

Penny Black 'Teddy & Company' Image Stamp and Sentiment
Bo Bunny 'Kiwi and Strawberry' Double Dot Cardstock
Bo Bunny 'Love Bandit - Nuts 4 U' Double Sided Paper
Large Scallop & Circle Nesties
Papershaper 'Med Daisy' punch
Dark Pink Raffia Ribbon
Dark Pink Jelli Dots
Kaisercraft Green Bling Stones
Coloured in with my ever faithful Copic Ciao's

Right, Gavin & Stacey repeat is on the box, then an early night to rest this old back of mine, lol!

Have a great evening!




Sunday, 11 April 2010


Happy Sunday to you! I have been so busy today, it has just whizzed by! Most of which, has been spent on blogger trying to upload some cards I have made this week for my DT challenges and after not having much luck with them, could only upload this one. Anyway, I am going to enter the card above into the following challenges, just by flook I realised that it fitted each challenge criteria, lol! I have been wanting to use this little Anya for ages, she has been badly neglected!

Here are the challenges:

Turquoise and White Bazzill Cardstock
Bo Bunny 'Snowflake/Dots' Paper
Large and Small Scallops and Circle Nestibilities
SU Sentiment and Flower Stamp
Papermania 'Get Well Stamp'
QVC Spot White Ribbon
Kaisercraft Cream Pearls
Coloured in with Copic Ciao's
Enjoy the rest of your evening, I appreciate any comments left on my blog,

Saturday, 10 April 2010

Sketch Saturday Challenge # 98

Good evening, hope you have been enjoying the lovely weather? It has been glorious here again today.

Thank you so much for all of your messages regarding my nephew Alex. He is still awaiting his biopsy, so nothing new to report, but I will forward your messages on to him, when I speak to him. It really hasn't been the best of weeks for me, so reading all of them certainly has made me feel a lot better. To top it all, I have woken up today with awful back pain, probably all of the stress coming out, lol!

I am having awful problems loading photos onto blogger at the moment, is anyone else? Think it may be time to treat myself to a new laptop, have been having pc problems for a while now, I will have to talk to my lovely hubs to see if he will treat me, wish me luck!!

I have managed to load this card for the Sketch Saturday Challenge , but will have to keep trying with my Willow Sketchie and Ellephantastic DT cards.

I loved this sketch and I have been itching to use one of my new stamps from CC Designs, Sugarplums 'Cherry Emma'. Isn't she cute? There is a great prize of a $25 gift certificate on offer and the DT cards are simply stunning! Do pop on over and take a look-see!

My Card Recipe:

CC Designs Sugarplums 'Cherry Emma'
Red and Green Bazzill Swiss Dot Card
SU Cherry paper (yum yum!)
QK 'Celebrate' and Cherry Dies (very unloved and unused)
Red and clear Rainbow Dots
Coloured in with love using Copic Ciao's

Am off to relax and watch Harry Potter, not seen the last two films, so will chill out with a large glass of white and some Pringles!, lol!

Enjoy your evening,




Thursday, 8 April 2010

Moving Along With The Times Challenge # 41 - Clare's Theme - Easel Card

Good afternoon, it's been such a lovely sunny day here in Sussex today. I took my girlies out shopping this morning and we are now relaxing in the garden, it's just too nice to be inside this afternoon!

Anyho, here is my DT card for our weekly challenge over at Moving Along With The Times . You can choose your own sketch this week, but Clare (Threadbare), myself and the rest of the DT want to see your Easel cards. So get your lovely spring papers out of storage and get creating!

The lovely Beckie over at Lilac Lemon Designs is our sponsor this week and is giving away this super set (wish I could play along, I NEED these, lol!) of stamps to the lucky winner of the challenge.

My Card Recipe:

Basic Grey 'Aviary' Stamp set
Green Bazzill Smoothie Cardstock
Sassafras 'Serendipity - Green Apple' lush paper
Momento inkpads in 'Bamboo Leaves', 'Rose Bud' and Cocoa'
Woodware 'Jane Gill' sentiment
SU Scallop punch
Nestibility 'Large Scallop' die and 'Large Circle'
Kaisercraft bling stones

Right, better go and get a start on tea. Am looking forward to seeing all of your Easel cards, have fun making them!

Enjoy your evening,




Wednesday, 7 April 2010

Papertake Weekly Challenge # 38

Good morning, am up early crafting today while my girls are asleep and the house is quiet. I have a few DT cards to make, and as I loved this sketch from Dawny P, I just had to make this card and join in over at Papertake Weekly Challenge . There is a great My Mind's Eye Decoupage pad up for grabs this week.

Card Recipe :

The Greetings Farm - 'Miss Anya Love' stamp image
Pink Bazzill cardstock
Daisy Bucket 'Doodlin' Daisies, Emily's Gumballs' papers (great name!)
MS Flourish and Doily LacePunch
SU Scallop punch
Craftwork cards sentiment oval
Doodlebug Flowers
Hero Arts 'heart' pearl
Kaisercraft 'orange' stones
Butterfly flew in from Hobbycraft
Coloured in using Copic Ciao's

Have paper pieced my Any's dress and hairband

Better get on with those DT cards and making breakfast for my girlies, have a super day and thanks for stopping by and any comments left.
love and hugs

Sunday, 4 April 2010

Happy Easter & Charisma Cardz Challenge # 13 - Animal Magic!

Happy Easter! I thought I would share a photo of our Easter bunnies, Fudge and Smudge which we have had for a month now. They are brother and sister and are Lion's Mane Rabbits, so we have to brush them every day! Fudge looks just like the rabbit image on my card, lol! We think that she may be having babies soon, so that will be fun!

My card is for Charisma Cardz Challenge , whose theme this week is 'Animal Magic'. There is a great prize of $20 of 'Simon Says' products to be won.

My card recipe : Turquoise and Yellow Bazzill, Papermania Papers 'Blueberry Hill', SU scallop and oval punches. Sentiment from Craftwork cards, Prima flowers, Doodlebug brads and a gold jelli dot. The yellow cord is from a lovely bunch of daffodils that David brought me.

Enjoy all of your chocolate and the rest of your weekend! hugs Heidi xx

Saturday, 3 April 2010

Willow Sketchie Challenge - My Sketch/Recipe Theme

Happy Easter Saturday! Have been having lots and lots of blogger problems this weekend, hope you haven't been suffering? It has taken me two days to load this challenge onto my blog.

Anyway, before it changes it's mind and kicks me out, here is my Willow Sketchie Challenge for this week. It has been my turn to do the sketch/recipe theme.
The recipe being : 'Two papers, Three buttons and One ribbon'.
I have kept my card very simple, as I am having big mojo problems this week. David and I (well David mostly, lol!) have been decorating and each time I sit to do some crafting, I am too shattered, so I will be trying to take it easy this weekend and enjoy my stash!
I am also getting very excited, as I will be going to Ally Pally next weekend to meet up with some of my blogging pals and spend lots of money. I must make a list as there is just too much that I want to bring home, lol!
On our cards this week, we have all used the super little image 'Missy' and papers, which all can be brought via the link above and we have all been given the task of colouring her in. I have used my Copic Ciao's, do pop on over and see what the rest of the lovely DT have done with theirs.

My card recipe : Burgundy and Pink Bazzill, QK Scallop Nestie, Spellbinders Scallop die, Hero Arts 'sentiment', burgundy ribbon and buttons from stash. Apologies for the crap photo, the light here is just awful at the moment, the sun hasnt come out for a couple of days now.

Right, David is in need of more coffee and some much deserved biscuits, will be back later (hopefully) with another challenge card, if my mojo turns up!

Have a super day,

Heidi xx

Thursday, 1 April 2010

MAWTT Weekly Challenge # 40 - My Sketch & Theme

Good evening, I have been having big problems with blogger today but am managing to upload my DT challenge card for Moving Along With The Times . It's my turn to do the sketch and theme, and the DT want to see Pink & Brown with Ribbon on your creations. You can flip my sketch around, but we want to see the sketch on your work.
The prize this week are some images from the talented Lauretta at Lauretta's Digital Stamps and the DT have been using some of them on their cards.
My card recipe : Brown Bazzill Cardstock, Making Memories {Noteworthy} papers, Maya Road 'pink' ribbon, SU Scallop punch, circle punch, Prima flowers and Jelli Dots.
Am busy decorating this weekend, so had better get on with it! I will be back tommorrow to upload my DT card for the Willow Sketchie challenge.
Have a good evening, hugs Heidi xx