Monday, 21 August 2017

~~ Fussy and Fancy Friday #194 ~~

Hello everyone,
Yes, I'm late again!! So Sorry!
Not sure what happened..hopefully this will post.

Challenge #194 is underway at Fussy and Fancy Friday hosted by our lovely
Norma who has chosen the theme "Things with Wings.

Here is my card.




Some Marianne dies used as well as Die-namics and the butterfies
are Memory Box

Thanks for stopping by today and if you get a change
please stop by the blog and see the wonderful inspiration
from my very talented team mates.
hugs

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Just Ducky,

Good day all,

So sorry I'm late with my post today...
.ready to pull out my hair with this slow computer
and blogger problems.

Today starts a new challenge at


We are sponsored by the wonderful




Here is my card

Inside
Image is from Mo's Digital Pencil, coloured with Copics
Ribbon from my stash

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by,
hugs,

Monday, 14 August 2017

#114 at the Cutie Pies

Good morning all,  I hope this finds you well.

Today is the beginning of
where we have a theme of "Boys will be Boys"

We are sponsored by the wonderful
who generously supplied us with digis of our choice.

I've used a new precoloured image called  "Henry with Lawnmower"
available here in the shop.  I thought he would be perfect for
those little four year old tykes that make us laugh.


DP from my stash, sentiment created in Word, number Quikutz die
and the sun is a Die-Namics die. Tag is a SB die.

I would like to enter the following challenge
A Gem of A Challenge #200 - Birthday Wishes  8.19

Thanks for being here today. Play along with us...we'd love to see you there.
hugs,

Friday, 4 August 2017

Non Traditional

Hi everyone,
I'm still experiencing problems with my pc
 and keeping my fingers crossed this scheduled post will go as expected.

Today starts a new challenge at
where our lovely Christine is hosting with a theme of
"Use Ribbon, Twine or Lace"

We are sponsored by the wonderful
who are offering a prize of a £10 voucher to the winner

I've used a digi that has been in my stash for quite some time
just waiting to be coloured.  It is a Mo Manning digi called Gathering Kindling

Coloured with Copics
Poinsettia is a Memory Box Die
DP from my stash

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




Friday, 21 July 2017

Fussy & Fancy

Hi everyone,
I'm scheduling this post way in advance as it seems like a good day for blogger, 
which has not been the case lately for me.  So because you have to strike when the iron is hot....
here is my post.

Today we have our wonderful Team Leader is Nikki hosting at 
with everyone's favourite theme  "Anything Goes"

This card and box set is a special request from a friend.  




Spellbinder dies and lots of lovely lace and WOC flowers
used as well as Marianne Dies for the leaves

I would like to enter the following challenges:
As you Like It Challenge ~ "Pearls are my favorite as I'm not a big fan of bling
Crafting with Attitude #29  7.29

Thanks for stopping by,
hugs,

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Queen Bee

Hi everyone,
So sorry I'm late with my post today for Fab'n'Funky Challenge #359
I've been having computer problems and unable to get into blogger.
But today looks like a good one so far...fingers crossed.

We have our lovely team mate Ginny hosting Challenge #359 with a
theme of "Shaped Cards

This week's sponsor is the fabulous Digital Delights and here is my card.
I've coloured with Copics a digital image called Relax Barnaby available here in the shop.

Shape cut using a SB flower die.
DP from Michaels
Flowers - SB Rose Creations Die
Leaves - Marianne Dies
Sentiment from TLC

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today. Come play along with us if you can this week.
hugs,

Monday, 10 July 2017

Birthday

Hi everyone,
Hope your weekend went well and that perhaps the sun was shining for you too.

Today starts a new challenge at


where we have the wonderful Crafty Sentiments sponsoring us.

I've coloured with copics the adorable Fifi Cupcake available here in the shop.


Mariane Die used for the frame and my very old QuicKutz dies
used for the cake, cupcake and words.
Rose ribbon for WOC, DP from Michaels, bling from the Dollar Store.

I would like to enter the following challenges 

Thanks for stopping by today.
I hope you get a chance to play along with the Cutie Pies this time.
hugs,

Friday, 7 July 2017

Christmas Penguins

Hi there,
Hope your week has been a good one 
and that you've something fun planned for the weekend. 

Today it's the Snowflakes turn to play along at
where our lovely team mate Louise is hosting with a theme of
"Christmas Penguins"

We are lucky to have the wonderful Kitty Bee Designs sponsoring
this week offering one non-coloured digi to the lucky winner.

Here is my card using Reindeer Penquin, generously supplied
to the team for this challenge.


Coloured with Copics, MB dies used with Simple Stories DP

I would like to enter the following challenges:
ABC Christmas Challenge ~ N for New Stamp, O for Old Paper
Christmas at Sweet Stampin - June Challenge   7.12
Inky Chicks Challenge #85  - Christmas    7.18
Pause Dream Enjoy Challenge #180 - Christmas   7.12

Thanks for stopping by today,
hugs,

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Take to the slopes

Hi everyone,
Hope you are well and enjoying summer.
I'm scheduling this post as I'm off to Niagara Falls in the morning. 
Weather looks like it's going to cooperate making it a fun trip 
...a little lunch...a little time in the Casino and
and some shopping as well I expect.  I've had trouble with my hip lately but
it's not going to stop me...just slow me down a bit.
Our lovely Wends is hosting this month's Christmas challenge
where we have the fabulous "All Dressed Up Stamps" sponsoring us.

I've used an image from All Dressed Up Stamps called "Take to the Slopes"
available here in the shop.



Coloured with Copics, DP is Lawn Fawn Let's Bokeh in the Snow,
Dies are all from Memory Box
I apologize for the terrible photo....a combination of problems
 all of which I can't seem to correct.


I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you get a chance to play along
it's never to early to start on that Christmas list.
hugs,

Friday, 23 June 2017

#190 Fussy & Fancy

Hi everyone,
Today starts a new challenge at 
where our lovely Nathalie is our host.  She has chosen a theme of
 "Punches & Dies"

Here is my card using one of my favorite color combos
and some new Marianne dies. LR0470 set


Circle sentiment is a freebie from Netty's cards. Thank you Annette.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Marianne's Design Divas Challenge #18   7.17

Do hope you get a chance to play along with us this time
and thanks for stopping by.
hugs,


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,