Sunday, 24 April 2011

some lovely blog candy

Check out the" My Hobby Scrapbook" blog for the great candy - only a few days left! - now gone

2nd version of LIM

Wasn't too happy with the way the gems looked on the last one so had another go with some others I found that I thought might have been too small originally but having tried them feel they fit better

new RAk card - theme pink

Creadtions by GillM RAk for May has a pink theme and as I was a bit late with mine this month and quick off the mark with my May card already done and ready - amazing for me to be so organised. I'm not sure who my partner is yet but hope whoever it is going to be likes it.

LIM challenge - off centre

Her is my entry for this week LIM challenge - I have used a one layer approach but it might be a bit too subtle a colour scheme and the pink gems look red in the photo

The recipe is:
  • 1 A6 card
  • 1 baby shoe stamp - free with magazine
  • 1 sentiment stamp - from same magazine
  • cosmic pink embossing powder
  • heart gems
  • scor it for embossed lines

sweet stamping challenge

This is my entry for the Sweet Stamping Easter challenge
I have used:
  • DCVW easter paper, green card mat, blue oval mat and orange card for letters
  • white organza ribbon
  • free stamps - from craft magazine
  • promarkers
  • sakura gel pen
  • sizzlits alphabet
  • nestabilities oval and lacy ovals
I really like the hedgehog image as it reminds me of the pwenny black stamps

Friday, 22 April 2011

new card

Have started to make more use of my embossing folders and came up with this happpy birthday card for someone who likes pink. The embossing folders I have used are sissix and also martha stewart punches

Thursday, 21 April 2011

another great candy offer

Check out the link in the sidebar to some great candy to celebrate Sharon at bonkers about buutons blog forthcoming 40th birthday - good luck

RAK April

I'm a member of the Designs byGillM RAK club and this is my first one - I hope the recipient likes it.We were asked to make a card representing something from the country we live in so it is.

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

What I got up to on hols!

As I don't have any card stash on holiday I was given a roll of wire edge ribbon and had a go at making some flower embellishments to jazz up a pair of black flip flops, an LBD and a hair clasp - nice and co-ordinated! They actually look better in real life than on the page and I will put a pic of the hair clasp when I have finished. Mind you I still have about 20 metres left so will need to think of some other ideas!

Sunday, 17 April 2011

new candy from the Stampman

The stampman is offering some great TH candy - why not pop over for a look at their blog - lots of good stuff to see.
Blog candy link -

Creations by GillM challenge

Here is my entry for the this weeks challenge - all that glitters
I have used:
DCWV card stock - plain cerise and striped glitter
Pastel pink glitter card from C&C
holographic card mat
docraft embossing folder and stamp
stargazer mica paints
sakura gelly roll pen
organza ribbon - wjite
crystal gems
martha stewart cupcake punch

Great candy opportunity from Claire

Pop over to Claires blog - see picture on side bar and click on link to it as she has some great candy for her birthday and also a great blog. Good luck!

Saturday, 16 April 2011

Sue Lesley's Craft Room: Less is more week 11 - Acetate

Sue Lesley's Craft Room: Less is more week 11 - Acetate A very elegant card - well done

Less is More Challenge 11

Glad to get back to this challenge after my hols
I have used:
  • 6" square blank card
  • cerise create and craft vellum
  • sissix movers and shapers heart and circle
  • nesties scallop circles
  • sakura glaze pen
  • free stamps -sentiment and heart
  • fabrico ink pad
  • pearl gem
  • acetate

Back Home

Have been away to see my brother in London who is quite poorly and now back in hospital. Did manage a day out though as the Ally Pally show was on my 2nd weekend. Went on the Sunday and got some bits also saw Barabara Gray demo and Sue from creative expression - who was on another stand. Really enjoyed watching them as I get loads of inspiration. Mind you by the time I got home had forgotten how to start off the ribbon wreath I had watched Sue do - ST memory loss!!

Have loads to catch up on so better get started!

Friday, 1 April 2011

more candy but finishes today so be quick!

doesn't this look good -- fab candy offer from

off on hols

Off to see relatives so no challenge entries from me til I get back - I will really miss them. But no inet access where I am going. Anyway the Ally Pally show is on so hope to get up there to see all the great stash! shouldn't really - but there are also some great demos to see for inspiration.

new candy for you to win!!

Found the candy - see sidebar - from someting sweet blog - it looks fab and so does the blog - why not pop along and see. The more followers the bigger the candy on offer.