Wednesday, 31 August 2016

New Candy and a re-draw

I've another candy prize to give away, but before I get to that I had to do a re-draw for one of the prizes from the last give away that wasn't claimed.  If you enter the give away then please, please, please check back on the evening of the draw closing so if you're a winner you can email me to claim your prize.  I won't be chasing the winners down.  


Carole Pollard 

- you were pulled out of the hat by my granddaughter.  Please email me your address so I can post your prize off to you.

And now to the new candy, there's a skeleton leaf die, two Marianne Design stamp sets and a Dusty Attic Chipboard set.  Please leave a comment if you wish to be entered in the draw, I will draw a winner on Saturday.

Sunday, 28 August 2016

Flowers for you–All Dressed Up

A pink and girly card from me today, and I hit the distress inks for colouring again too.  The Fabriano watercolour paper from Noor Design makes colouring a total breeze.


Love how Lemoncraft co-ordinate their papers with tags, buttons, etc so everything comes together so easily.


Berries, strawberries and flowers with pearl cascade entwined.  So pretty.

All products used are from Noor Design

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Flower Bouquet Bunny

I love these super sweet little animals from Whimsy Stamps and today I’ve used Flower Bouquet Bunny.


Coloured with copic markers and a black pencil:
Bunny: W3, 1, 0, 00; R30, 000, 0000
Flowers: V06, 05, 01, 0000; RV 95, 93, 91; G94, 21, 20


Isn’t that pearl embellishment in the centre of the bow just gorgeous, there’s some super delish new stuff at Noor Design 


Love these colours ♥


I went a bit crazy with the embellishments Smile


Before I get to the product links, just to let you know that there are still some places available on Whimsy Stamps First Annual Craft Retreat.  Booking and more details can be found here 

Products used:

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Candibean Honey Pot

I had a tinker with the distress inks last week, I really am rusty with them and find grabbing my copic markers so much quicker and easier to colour with.  But, I’m persevering, and gave colouring this adorable little Candibean Honey Pot by LDRS a go.


The pen nib started off it’s life a vintage gold but I needed it to be silver to match the pearl string that I had used, so out came the Krylon pen and voila!  One silver nib


Love this pearl string, so pretty


Products used are from Noor Design and can be found by following the links below

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Candy winners

We have winners!!

Patty Sue 2

Congratulations to the three winners, please can you EMAIL ME with your addresses so I can post your prizes off to you.

I have plenty more to give away over the coming weeks, so stay tuned :)

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Candy Time


It’s been ages since I gave away some candy, and I found a box of unused stamps that I’ve had for a while.  There’s even a label die in one of the packs!  I’ve sorted out three prizes, so if you want to be in with a chance leave a comment and I will draw 3 random winners on Saturday
Giveaway 1

Giveaway 2

Giveaway 3

Sunday, 14 August 2016

Shabby Chic Dream

After shooting a brief video for the new Crafteezee Monthly Subscription Kit last week I decided to shoot another video as I was making up a card using the kit.  It’s been quite some time since I did a video, so I back to being a beginner lol. 


The only things I added that weren’t in the kit are some of the flowers and the no-hole pearls, and I still have loads of stuff left for more projects.  

A closer look at the divine lace and organza trim.  Just exquisite!


The white and silver berries were a perfect match (links at the end of the post)


I absolutely adore this kit!


Video linked below

All products from Noor Design

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Hedgehog and Ladybug

Monday saw the start of the Whimsy August 2016 Release Party over in our Whimsy Stamps and Inspirations Facebook group. The Whimsy DT will be sharing sneak peeks at the new products releasing today, so pop across and join us for games, fun, and a chance to win Whimsy prizes.

To join our release party event, just pop over to the Whimsy group any time during the week from Monday, August 8th through Friday, August 12th.

I’ve used Hedgehog with ladybug on my card today along with the super AWESOME Bold Banners sentiment stamps and matching Bold Banners dies, also available Wednesday, August 10th in the Whimsy Store..  These stamps are never going to be put away, they are going to be in constant use that’s for sure.  I asked Denise a while back if she could do something like these, and man oh man did Whimsy ever exceed my expectations.  They are fab-you-lass!!

This little cutie was super easy to colour.  I used copic markers:
Hedgie – E13, 11, 00, 000, R20; E70, 74, 77, 79
Flowers: G20, W1
Leaves: G94, YG67, 63, 61, G20, C9

I dug out some old MME papers and love how the soft yellows and corally reds work together

A mix of handmade and bought flowers with Prima doily and leaves

Keep checking back in the Whimsy Facebook group, there’s lots of inspiration and prizes up for grabs.

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Red and white Christmas

A quick and easy Christmas card with handmade poinsettias today.


I made the flowers uisng flock paper and added a layer of glittered paper petals for a bit of extra bling.  I also die cut some glittered leaves.


And what could make an easy card even easier than the gorgeous Scrapiniec chipboard shapes?  I painted the bauble with white paint and glittered the top layer before adhering them together.


I love red and white for Christmas cards Smile

Product used all from Noor Design 

Friday, 5 August 2016

Crafteezee Collection sneak peek video

There’s a new monthly kit on offer at Noor Design, put together by Tracy …. the girl who loves all things vintage.  This month it’s a Nautical themed kit and is ah-may-zing!  So much so I quickly shot a video of the deliciousness inside!

I'm hoping to get another video done using up some of the goodies from the kit on the weekend ... watch this space 

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Shabby Chic … again

I think these shabby chic cards are fast becoming my favourite type of card to make, I’m in my element faffing about adding all sorts of stuff I’m unearthing in my craft room.


I made the gorgeous lace butterfly from Noor Design the focal point on this one (links at the end of the post), and teamed it with a pretty floral frame and lots of PINK!


The tiny little pale pink flowers (bottom right in picutre above) was made using dies and mulberry paper


Products used from Noor Design:

Monday, 1 August 2016

‘Tis the Season

It’s a new challenge on the Noor Design Blog today and this month the theme is Christmas.  I’ve had this little Giordano Snowman stamp from Joanna Sheen for a while and never got round to using it.  It's my new favourite stamp!


Isn’t he just the sweetest little snowman?  I coloured him up with distress inks for a change


I made the gorgeous poinsettia flowers using the new die set from Noor Design.  I layered up some glitter card inbetween the white card for a bit of extra bling.  All links are at the end of the post


The little button is adhered to a piece of Scrapiniec chipboard that I heat embossed with Wow embossing powder.  The little sparkly bells are die cut also from the poinsettia set. 


I love making Christmas cards – they’re my favourite.  You can never have too much sparkle Open-mouthed smile