Wednesday, 24 December 2008

Merry Christmas ...

Just a little note to say......

to all my family ( Hi Karol and Becky!! ) ...friends ...and bloggers!

Hope you all have a wonderful Christmas

Monday, 22 December 2008

A Cutie for Christmas...

The challenge at Cute Card Thursday is running until the 8th of January...and it's an open theme.
Having still got Christmas cards to make (for family - not posting) I have chosen the theme of.................Christmas!!!

This is the card I made for Emily ...daughter number two! :0)

Papers - Let's Get Traditional - Funky Fairys Papercrafts
Image - Kids Christmas - Funky Fairy's Papercrafts
Sentiment - Christmas Rounds - Funky Fairy's Papercrafts
Flower - Prima
Other embellishments - from stash

A Christmas Icon... the challenge over at Card-A-Licious ...
this weeks challenge is to make a christmas card---but you must use a christmas
icon in your design, for example: santa, tree, ornament,
angel, candy cane,etc.

I have used a Christmas tree as my icon :)

Papers - Lets Get Traditional - Funky Fairy's Papercrafts
Tree Image - Kids Christmas - Funky Fairy's Papercrafts
Sentiment - Stampin' Up!
Clip,ribbon and bell - from stash

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Stamp Some Snow!

This weeks challenge on Stamp Something is....Snow!!

This week's challenge is simple....stamp something with snow. It can be something made of snow, something that likes snow or something that reminds you of snow. Anything really that's more fun that shovelling snow!!

Here is my stamped 'snowy something' ...

Church Image - Stampin' Up! - Silent Night set
Sentiment - Stampin' Up! - Hostess Gift set
Snowflake - Runa Designs
Blue Ink - Stampin' Up! - Bashful Blue
Bead Pin - Made by Me
Glitter - Stickles
Ribbon - Dovecraft

Tuesday, 9 December 2008

Funky Christmas!

Time is flying by and it won't be long before the BIG day is here!! Eeeekk!!
Shaz at Funky Fairys has been busy with a new website...and it looks great!! Whether you are struggling for inspiration or still looking for the perfect Christmas papers and images... there's loads of help on there!
There are links to the Download shop and also the Inspiration Blog...where you will find heaps of FREE papers just perfect for Christmas cards and treats!!

Here are a few things I've made for the DT's theme of 'Christmas' ...
Papers - Let's Get Traditional
Image - Kids Xmas
Sentiment - Xmas Rounds
Scallop Edge Punch - Stampin' Up!
Flower - Prima
Other embellishments and ribbon - from stash

Papers - Let's Get Traditional
Petal Punches - Woodware
Glitter - Stickles

Papers - Kids Xmas
Snow Dome - Home Bargains (and they are too, at 99p!!!!)

Papers - Kids Xmas
Sentiment - Stampin' Up!
Gloss finish on the holly - Diamond Glaze
Holly berries - Stickles
Ribbon - Dovecraft Grograin
Scallop Edge Punch - Stampin' Up!
Spiral (notepaper) Punch - Stampin' Up!

Monday, 1 December 2008

Funky Fairy Challenge # 44

Good grief!! December already! Who pinched November??? *.*

But, it's Monday and that means ...another Funky Fairys challenge!! Yip!!!

This week we have another of Shaz's fab sketches...
and Valerie gave us the option of using 3D or making a 3D creation!

I did one of each ...
a card using the sketch

Papers - Stars - Funky Fairys Papercrafts
Image - Pollycrafts

a gift bag for a 3D creation...

Papers - Let's Get Traditional - Funky Fairy's Papercrafts
Images - Kids Christmas - Funky Fairy's Papercrafts
Tag - Stampin' Up! punches
Sentiment - Stampin' Up!

Monday, 24 November 2008

Funky Fairy Challenge # 43

The challenge for this week can be found on the Funky Fairys Forum ...and you have a choice again :)

There is a fab sketch from Shaz or a theme of 'Pink & Blue' from Sarah can of course do one of each OR combine them too ^.^

I have used the sketch to make a clock....
Papers - Funky Fairys Papercrafts - Shabby 2
Stamp - Cherished Teddy
Flowers - Stampin' Up! 5 petal flower punch
and two smaller Woodware punches
Other embellishments - from stash

Friday, 21 November 2008

Merry Christ'mouse'!

The challenge over at House Mouse and Friends, this week is..........Christmas!!

"This challenge couldn't be easier with the festive season almost upon us, so your challenge is to make anything Christmas related!"

I have decorated a candle and gift wrapped it ...hope it's ok :)

Candle - Ikea
Stamped image - House Mouse
Cello Bag - Stampin' Up!
Silver cord - Stampin' Up!

Thursday, 20 November 2008

Snowman Poop!!!

The theme on Craft Swap Forum's 'Anything Goes' challenge for last week!...and Papertake Weekly this week 'Snow'...

Here is my effort ...

Papers - Funky Fairy Papercrafts - Blue Christmas
Image - Pollycrafts
Sentiment - Made on PC
Snowman poop - guessed it - from Snowmen

Wednesday, 19 November 2008

Red & Green...

The challenge on Cute Card Thursday is Red and Green...

Now, I know these are not cards...but they are red and green...and they're kinda cute too!! ^. ^

Papers- Funky Fairys Papercrafts - Lets get Traditional and Funky Xmas
Image - 'Rodney' from Pollycrafts
Sentiment - made on PC
Punches - Scallop Circle, two sizes of tag - Stampin' Up!
Reindeer Poop!! - From.....Reindeer of course!! lol

Blooming Marvellous!!!

The challenge on A Spoon Full Of Sugar this week is 'Blooming Marvellous'.....

''we would like to see you use flowers or a floral paper on your creations this week''

This is a calendar with floral paper and flowers :)

Papers - Funky Fairy Papercrafts -
Stamp - Stampin' Up!
Sentiment - Stampin' Up!
Flowers - Prima
Ribbon and buttons - from stash

Tuesday, 18 November 2008

It's Raining!!!

This weeks challenge on 'My Time To Craft' is... It's Raining...It's Pouring' ...

''This week's challenge is called 'Its Raining, Its Pouring...! We have had such wet weather lately we thought it would be very appropriate! We want to see your 'Rain' cards!'' here is mine...only it's not a card, but a calendar!! :)

Papers - Funky Fairy Papercrafts - Cherish 2
Heart image - Stampin' Up! - Doodle That
Main Image - Precious Moments

Monday, 17 November 2008

Funky Fairy's Challenge # 42

WoW - WoW - WoW!!!
Have you seen the fantastic prize on offer from Shaz at Funky Fairys this week???????? Well...have ya? Huh, huh, have ya??????
Well...let me give you directions to just THE fabbiest candy!! --- Funky Fairys Forum!!

Yes!! The Fairys have combined everything into one place...just register on the BRAND NEW forum to find challenges...FREE downloads...tutorials... in fact, a whole load of Fairy everything!! :0)

This is my card for this weeks sketch challenge... which I've flipped! There are now FOUR options to the weekly can choose either the sketch or the can combine them or do both!!

Papers - Funky Fairys - Shabby 2
Stamped Image - Cherished Teddy
Paper flowers - made by me

Friday, 14 November 2008

Children In Need....

Here in the UK, it's Children in Need day...and the girls have gone to school in their PJs!!! With tights and Tshirts underneath though I might add!! :)
They all pay for the privilege and all the money goes to the appeal...
Even 'Doodles' and 'Dog' are wearing theirs!!

If you'd like to donate to this fantastic appeal...please click Here!


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