Wednesday, 14 June 2017

~~ So classy ~~

Hi everyone,
Today starts a new challenge at
hosted by our teamie N-Eva with a "Vintage" theme

Here is my card:


We have a wonderful sponsor this week offering one
Lucky Winner a $15 voucher to the store



I've used a pre-coloured digi called "So Classy" available here in the shop.
My favourite DP for masculine cards...Graphic 45 used
 and the buckle, numbers and twine are  Tim Holtz
Sentiment created in Word - distressed with TH walnut stain

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today. Hope you get a chance to play along with us this week.
hugs,

Monday, 12 June 2017

All Things Great and Small

Hi everyone,
Hope you had a good weekend.

It's the second Monday of the month and that means a new Challenge is beginning
where our theme is
"All Things Great and Small"

 I've used the very cute pre-coloured version of "Poppy Mouse
 from one of our sponsors this month Di's Digital Stamps
This cutie is available here in the shop.


We also have the wonderful Bugaboo Stamps sponsoring us this week as well
so I hope you get a chance to play along with us. 

I've used Spellbinder embossing folder and frame on the background
of my card today.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Crafting with Dragonflies #82     6.17
Crafty Catz  #374        6.16
Thanks for stopping by today,
hugs,

Friday, 9 June 2017

Star of Wonder

Hi everyone,
Hope you've had a good week and have something fun planned for the weekend.

Today starts a new challenge at Winter Wonderland 
 where our host Cindy has chosen the theme "Snowflakes".

I've coloured with Copics a digi generously supplied by our sponsor this week. 
This cutie is called "Star of Wonder" and can be found here in the shop.

Lots of snowflakes used on my creations today.
Large snowflake is from Joy Crafts
Semi circle snowflakes are Marianne Designs
SB smaller snowflakes cut from 2013 Snowflake pendant collection
Sentiment from LOTV as well as the design paper

I've like to enter the following challenges:
ABC Christmas Challenge L and M   6.30  (many snowflakes)
Christmas with the Cuties #6 - Snuggly Bears  6.19
Hope you get to join us with your Christmas creations this time.
Thanks for stopping by today and have a wonderful weekend.
hugs,

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Snowman Skates

Hi everyone,
It's time for a new challenge at 


where Julieanne is our lovely host.
This being the last week of the month means
 we have a "Christmas" theme for you.

I've used "Snowman Skates" ~ a digital image from our sponsor
this week "Bugaboo Digi Stamps"


 Coloured with Copics, Marianne dies used and LOTV sentiment
DP from my stash.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today, Hope you get a chance to play along
with us...it's never too early to start on that Christmas card list.
hugs,


Friday, 26 May 2017

Fussy and Fancy #188

Hello there,
It's Friday and time for a new challenge at
Our lovely host Marlies has chosen the theme "Flowers"

My card uses an older Magnolia stamp, coloured with Copics
Die cuts ar Marianne Dies
I would like to enter the following challenges:

I hope you will join us for this challenge and please
stop by the blog to see the gorgeous inspiration from my team mates.
hugs,


Wednesday, 17 May 2017

~~Birthday~~

Hi everyone,
It's Wednesday and that means a new challenge at Fab'n'Funky starts today. 
We have the lovely TroppoStella hosting this week with a theme of "Use a Background"

I've colored with Copics a Sunflower Patch
This digi was generously supply by our sponsor this week...
It can be found here in the shop.



Copic colours:
Flowers:  Y00, Y15, Y38,  E47, E49, G85, G82
I've used Poppystamps Grand Madison Window and Window Shutter dies
to create the window.
Paper:  Graphic 45
Sentiment from Netty's Cards website
Flower and ribbon from my stash

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Thanks for stopping by today.
hugs,

Friday, 12 May 2017

One more for the pile..

Hi everyone,
It's time for a new challenge at 
where our lovely host Christine
has chosen the theme 
"Use your Favourite Christmas Colour Combination"  

I coloured with Copics a sweet image generously
supplied by our wonderful sponsor this week, Pink Gem Designs.
This cutie is called "Chilly with Gift" available here in the shop.
My favourite colour for Christmas is Pink and I do love combining it with blue.


MB Frostyville Wreath die cut and place behind the image.
 Marianne CR1345 die cut  twice and glued together for stability
then added to the top. 
The snowflake is a SB Create A Flake 2 die
Pink and clear rhinestones added
Sentiment is LOTV

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today. Have a good weekend.
hugs,


Monday, 8 May 2017

~~ Hello ~~

Hi everyone,
I hope you had a great weekend.
We've had so much rain lately it was wonderful to finally see the sun yesterday.
Lake Ontario is at an all time high with lots of flooding around the shoreline,
covering beaches and parkland. Hopefully it will recede but with more
rain expected it might take awhile.

..on to business.  Today starts a new challenge at
where we have the fabulous
Crafty Ribbons sponsoring, offering a great prize to the winner.


The theme this month is "Ribbon and Rubber"
We would like to see you use a rubber stamp or ribbon on your creation
and remember..it must be cute.

I stamped this cute stamp with Memento Grey Ink and
coloured her using Copics.  
She is called "Little Sprout" and is from Art Impressions


Design paper is StampinUp, velvet ribbon from my stash.
Silk ribbon used for the bow
Hello die is from Simon Says Stamp
Lace Oval is Cheery Lynn Designs Die DL136

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Di'sDigi Designs - Fancy Folds  5.19

Thanks for stopping by today.
Hope you get a chance to play along with us.
hugs,
 

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

~~ Classy ~~

Hi everyone,
It's Wednesday and that means time for a new challenge at


I'm fortunate enough to be the host this week with theme of "Lovely Ladies"

We are sponsored by the fabulous
Thank you for the wonderful digital images
the team got to play with.

I've coloured with Copics "Audrey Hepburn by Emily Luella"


It is difficult to see from this photo but the black paper is actually velvet.
Yes...I've been hoarding it but I didn't have any regrets about using
it on this gorgeous image.  
The die cuts are Spellbinders Victorian Tassels 
Quite clean and simple really but I'm happy with the outcome.

I'd like to enter the following challenges:

Hope you get a chance to play along with us this week.
hugs,


Friday, 28 April 2017

Anything Goes at Fussy and Fancy

Hi everyone,
I can't believe it's Friday already.  Hope your week has been a good one.
It's time for a new challenge at
where our super talented host Andrea  has chosen everyone's favourite
"Anything Goes"

I pencil coloured this sweet little Magnolia Stamp on my flowery card today.


MB Catalina Border cut in turquoise and white, 
Spring border cut in turquoise and added to the edge.
SB A2 Devine Eloquence  die cut in half and added to frame the image.
Flowers from LOTV 


Hope you get a chance to play along with us this time
and stop by the blog to see the fabulous creations made by my team mates.
hugs,
 

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

~~ In the Garden ~~

Hello everyone,
I hope you're week is going well.  Things are coming along in our new home...we managed to hang some pictures and mirrors this week with the help of our super SIL.   Still waiting for new furniture to be delivered so it looks like another 4 weeks before the rest of our boxes can be emptied. 
In the meantime we are out enjoying this sunny weather albeit a little cold as I schedule this post.

Today starts a new challenge at
where our fabulous blog owner Judith has chosen the theme
"In the Garden"

I enjoyed colouring this lovely image from our sponsor this week
 This beauty is called "Gardening Girl". 
I really like this step easel card design. Also had some fun with die cutting
and mixing papers from Graphic 45 Botanical Tea 6x6 paper pad.


List of Copics used:
Hat: YG67, YG63, YG61
Shirt: R85, R83, R81
Jeans: B95, B93, B91
Bushes: YG99, YG93, YG03, G13
Pathway: E74, E71, E70
Sky: B000, B0000
Memory Box Dies:
Peace Doves
Maderia Corner 
Spring Border

Joy Crafts Fence 6002/0192

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Come and Get it Challenge - It's a Girl Thing

Thanks so much for stopping by today.
hugs,


Thursday, 13 April 2017

Christmas ~ Winter Wonderland

Hello,
I hope the sun is shining for you on this Good Friday 
and that you are looking forward to a Happy Easter weekend.

Today it's the Snowflakes turn to create for 
 where our lovely host Carol has chosen the theme "Cute Christmas".

We are sponsored by the wonderful 
who are offering a
PRIZE of 4 images (winner’s choice of 1 image per artist) 

Jennifer Nilsson Art ♥︎ 
 Mari Digis ♥︎ 
 Miss Daisy’s Collection ♥︎ 
We Are 3 Digital Shop 
Join us at Miss Daisy Stamps Create & Share Facebook Group to meet the artists,
share fun & inspiration, receive freebies and special deals. See you there!

 I have used a pre-colored version of the cutest image called Santa Mouse.


Spellbinder Scallop circle frame cut in green
SB Fancy tags die - Sentiment created in word

I would like to enter the following challenges:.

Thanks for stopping by,
hugs,

Monday, 10 April 2017

Bunnies & Chicks

Hi everyone,

I do hope you had a good weekend. Another busy one in our household but things are gradually coming together. Like most Sundays we had dinner with our daughter and her family.  She is a wonderful cook and we are so lucky to have her living close by.  

This being the second Monday of the month it's time for a new challenge at
where the theme is so appropriate for this time of year "Bunnies and Chicks"

We are sponsored by the wonderful
who generously supplied us with our choice of digi .
I've coloured with Copics the adorable Betsy Bunny, available here in the shop.


I've used a very old collection of DP from Making Memories called Chloe's Closet.
I remember buying these on sale years ago. They are not my usual colours, perhaps that
is why they've stayed hidden for so long.
Sentiment is from TLC 
Ribbon from Stamp Simply Ribbon Store

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today. Hope you get a chance
to play along with us this month.
hugs,

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Buttons & More

Hi everyone,
Today starts a new challenge at
where our lovely host Susan has chosen the theme:

Buttons and/or Bows 

We have the wonderful Bugaboo Stamps sponsoring us this week

I've coloured "Spring Elephant 1" available here in the shop.


I used SB Scalloped Square die to frame the image.
Sentiment created in Word
Silk ribbon and buttons from my stash

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by,
hugs,




Friday, 31 March 2017

Fussy and Fancy Friday #184

Hi everyone,
I hope you've had a good week.
Another blast of winter weather for us but Sunday looks
to be a little warmer with sunny skys...can't wait.

Today starts a new challenge at Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge #184
were our lovely host Judy has requested a theme of "Embellish it"  

I've coloured with Copics an image from Mo's Digital Pencil


Details:
Spellbinders Grand Labels One die used for the 3rd layer
SB butterflies
Lace, rhinestone swirls and ribbon from my stash.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Thanks so much for stopping by.
Hope you get a chance to visit the blog and see the fabulous
inspiration from my team mates and play along with us if you can.
hugs,