Saturday, 7 November 2015

stamping with dragon blog "rainbows" challlenge

This is my entry for a challenge on the theme is "Rainbows"
i used an image and papers from the Dragons Lair online store.  I printed out a background paper, then printed and cut out some other embellishments.  I printed out the dragon image and rainbow and coloured it in alcohol markers. visit the Dragons Lair online digi store for lots of great images and some free images.  why not visit the face book page which has various challenges and is a very friendly group.  go on our blog to take part in the challenge

Monday, 19 October 2015

imagine that october challenge

i made this card for a challenge on the little kitty is so cute.

Sunday, 18 October 2015

Deedee's digi challenge October

here is a card that i made for the challenge on .  Sorry i've not been about much, i have been suffering with my health, as a result exhausted all of the time.  Oh well lets hope i feel better soon x

Monday, 21 September 2015

imagine that september challenge

This card is my entry for the Imagine That challenge using this really lovely cow and apple barrel image and papers.  i punched out the apples with a paper punch.

Deedee's September Challenge

I have made this cute card for the September challenge on i just love the elephant, the leaves are made with a paper punch.

Thursday, 13 August 2015

outlawz challenge august

My last entry for today is this lovely girl with long beautiful hair from the Outlawz ongoing challenge for August. i coloured her in alcohol pens to match the background paper and chose flowers, lace border and butterfly to compliment the colours.

summer basket challenge on Deedee's blog

This card is my entry for the continuing challenge on
it is a summer basket the season that i chose to do so i wanted to do bright colours, thanks for looking.


Here is a card that i made for a new blog that i found, Imaginethatdigistamp.blogspot
i was provided with the digistamp of the surf board and the beach ball to colour and the words, i thought the background papers complimented the colours.  thanks for looking.

Sunday, 9 August 2015

Dragons Lair Designs August Blog Challenge

Hi, i made this card for a challenge on
the theme is "3 of a kind" i printed off a backing paper, 3 birds and a flower from and
and then die cut a tattered lace flower to go behind my flower and a border to go along the top of the card and tied a ribbon bow with my bow maker.

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

outlawz ongoing freebie challenge

Here is a card that i made for an ongoing challenge on Outlawz challenges website.  The image was provided by Jencraftygoodies as the freebie image for the challenge.

Monday, 27 July 2015

Broomstick crochet

What horrible weather, rain again today so i had a go at Broomstick crochet using a lollypop stick, this is just a sample piece, i think i am going to make a neck scarf , baby blanket or a cushion cover, undecided yet, quite easy when you get going.
Got my gorgeous Grandson for a while in the holidays he's 7 next month so we are hoping for some sunshine, he doesn't seem to follow my love of crafting and we fight over the laptop, it was so different when i was 7, read a book, play with my dolls and colouring or making things.
Must go bye for now, someone wants to go on the cool maths internet page.

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

"3 2 1" challenge

Here is a card that i made for a challenge "3 2 1" on
 First i printed off a background paper and glued to my card.
 I then printed out my tea cup and saucer, cut them out and coloured with alcohol markers.
then printed my flowers and buttons and cut them out and arranged all of my pieces on my card and glued them all down.'')
for the elements that i used.

Saturday, 18 July 2015

Deedee's July image (memories)

Hi and what a super day, lovely and sunny here, i made this card for a challenge on using this lovely design of hers, it reminds me of my late Dad who owned an icecream van, i used to go with him selling ice cream and went to the icecream factory once with him and had a choc ice straight off the conveyer belt, oh memories.

Monday, 6 July 2015

Hi i thought i would share some cards that i made with the mini Hunkydory toppers, Craftwork card blanks and a tattered lace flower die.

Saturday, 4 July 2015

stamping with dragon blog challenge july

Hi everyone, this is a card that i made for a challenge on the title is "Shabby Chic", i chose these papers because they look as though they have been inked and sanded, my papers and clock are from the Dragons Lair store well worth a look at all of the fab digi papers and images.  They also have a facebook page with challenges, idea's and chat,

thanks for looking at my blog

Thursday, 2 July 2015

here is a card that i made using some papers from Making Cards magazine and the leaf die from Tattered lace, i love these colours.

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Hi everyone, here is a Fathers Day card that i made for FantasyStampers
I stamped the background with a writing stamp with a Tim Holtz distress ink pad, then sprayed with water, left to dry.  Then stamped the shirt several times and decoupaged and Happy Fathers Day  stamp from Docrafts Papermania, then layered, added string and curled the edge.

Monday, 8 June 2015

outlawz challenge june 2015

I made this card for the Outlawz continuing challenge, i coloured the flowers with my Spectrum Noir alcohol markers and matched it with a paper from my stash and a paper doily to bring the colour out.

DeeDee's challenge June 2015

This is my Card for the challenge on Deedee's blog, i love this little duck, he is so cute.

Saturday, 6 June 2015

I made this card for the challenge on our Dragons Lair blog, the theme this month is "Lets Dance"
i used an image and papers from the
I die cut the flowers from one of the papers and die cut a frame to surround the ballerina.
why not pop along to the blog and take part
for our Dragons Lair Designs Fan Group visit
thanks for visiting my blog

Saturday, 9 May 2015

Outlawz ongoing challenge May

This is a card that i made for the Outlawz ongoing challenge, she so cute, she is supposed to be a Christmas digi stamp and has holly in her hair but i couldn't bring myself to make a Christmas card so covered the holly with a flower.  I made the big flower by punching out 5 flowers, put a brad through the centre, dampened the flowers slightly, scrunched the flowers layer by layer, gently unteased the flowers, left to dry then added a bit of glitter.

DeeDees digi monthly challenge

I have been making a card with a digi collection from DeeDee's monthly follow on challenge.  Here is the card that i came up with.
i love the little dog, he is so cute.  thanks for visiting my blog.

Saturday, 2 May 2015

Dragons Lair Designs Scrapbook page using Our Family kit

I have been doing a bit more digital scrapbooking, still struggling a bit but getting there.  This is Vodie our rabbit, she is so funny, she makes a funny squeaking noise when you go to feed her, especially dandelion leaves.  I used a digi kit from Dragons Lair Designs online store, its a new kit called "Our Family"

Friday, 1 May 2015

Stamping with dragon challenge May

I have made this card for the May challenge on the stamping with dragon blog, the theme is "A bouquet of flowers", i used a backing paper, and teacup image from the online store, i coloured the teacup with Spectrum noir pens.      Dragons Lair blog for challenges   Dragons Lair facebook group

Dragons Lair New "Our Family Collection"

Hi, here is a scrapbook page that i have done of my family at a recent 80th birthday, when i saw the page i thought it would be ideal to add my photo onto, it is from a new collection in Dragons Lair online digi store.                                                              the

Thanks for looking

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

sneaky peak Dragons Lair Designs - Our Family Collection

Here is a card i made giving you a sneaky peek at some elements from a new digi kit about to be released on Dragons Lair Designs called "Our Family Collection".  I used a teacup digi stamp from their online store as well and coloured it with Promarker pens.
thanks for looking

Monday, 20 April 2015

Tea for Two

Here is my challenge make for the facebook site Dragons Lair   the theme is a card for "Two"
I have called mine Tea for Two

The Lemon/Lime background paper is from the internet site to download for free
and the teacups is available in the online shop

I printed out the gorgeous background paper, layered it up with yellow and green paper and then printed out the teacups and coloured them with Spectrum noir pens.  I then punched out the paper strip and threaded ribbon in and out of the holes.  The teacups are one of my favourite images from the Dragons Lair Designs online shop, there is also a teapot to match or teacups and teapot together.  
Thanks for visiting my blog xx

Thursday, 9 April 2015

One Challenge Card

My "One Challenge" card for Dragons Lair Designs Fan Group, the theme was one of anything, i used one backing paper, one digi image, one piece of ribbon, one heart embellishment, one doily, and a number one for a first birthday, i coloured the digi image using some childrens Bic Aquacouleur pencils, i paid £2 for them and thought i would give them a go, i was quite pleased with the result, you colour the image then go over with a paintbrush and water to blend the colours.
the image is from the Dragons Lair online store
Nellie and Rupert Autumn Leaves Digital Stamp
thanks for looking

Saturday, 4 April 2015

I love this little frog, he looks so cheeky.  i chose the backing paper because i thought it looked like water splashing and coloured the frog in spectrum noir pens, the doily reminded me of a lily pad.

Deedee's April challenge

Here is a card that i made for the Ongoing challenge on the Deedee's Digi blog, thanks for looking.

Friday, 3 April 2015

Here is a card that i made for the challenge on
the theme is "Add an Animal" my papers are from the newly released "Pansy Collection" and the digi image of the dog is from their online store
why not pop over to the store for a look, i coloured the dog with my Spectrum Noir alcohol pens.

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Dragons Lair new Pansy collection

Here are some cards that i made with the new Pansy Collection released today 1st April, its a lovely collection why not go for a look in the shop for these digi items,
thanks for visiting my blog

Sunday, 29 March 2015

Dragons Lair Designs Fan Group March project

I made a Mothers Day card for a challenge on the facebook site Dragons Lair Designs Fan Group using only a few named items.

I found that i missed having some way of doing my lettering such as peel off's, dies, alphabet stencil or rubber stamp alphabet, my writing is not neat enough.

Friday, 27 March 2015

Teaser Peep "The Pansy Collection"

Here is a teaser peep at a card i made with goodies from "The Pansy Collection" that will be available in The Dragons Lair Designs store from the 1st April 
The collection is fabulous why not pop over and have a look in the store, thanks for looking.

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Deedee's march challenge

here is a card that i made for a challenge on Deedee's digis, i coloured it using alcohol markers, cute little bunny.

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Here are a few samples that i made  with a new digi kit, see more samples at site below

or can be purchased see below

thanks for looking


Sunday, 22 February 2015

My Favourite cards

 i thought i would some pictures of some of my favourite cards that i have made, the image above of the children is in beige and browns so i contrasted the papers and punched paper embellishments in complimentary colours and stitched the edge on my sewing machine in a jagged fashion, a tip for machine stitching, layer your base paper onto a piece of card before stitching and attaching to card blank, it hides the back of the stitching.  The topper is from Lili of the Valley.
 This is a Magnolia stamp coloured in alcohol marker pens picking out shades to compliment the backing paper.
 I bought this stamp to make a card for my football loving Grandson, its from Lili of the valley, and coloured in alcohol marker pens to contrast with the papers.
 This cute little stamp is from Magnolia Stamps, i wanted to make it girly so used pink marker pens, i made my paper flowers by punching out the flowers and layering up about 5 flowers, put a brad through the centre, spray with water and scrunch up flowers, leave a while to dry a bit then gently tease the flowers into shape with tweezers and when dry added glitter to the edges.
 I love this dog stamp not sure where it was from,  coloured in alcohol markers to compliment the papers, made a paper flower as above added punched leaves, a button tied with gold thread and a strip of lace.
This is the gorgeous Bella the dog and a scrap book page i did with some papers from i did it on my computer, the papers compliment the horrible carpet in my lounge (inherited with the house) and the gold swirl is like the carpet design, brown shades to compliment Bellas ears.
Hope you enjoyed visiting my page, bye for now from a very wet Wales.