Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Be Yourself Unless You Can Be A Unicorn!

Well, it's a lovely sunny day here in Kent, but it's soo cold! - So, a perfect day for staying in and crafting!
Over at Passion for Promarkers our theme this week is 'Ribbons and Bows' Don't forget to pop in to the Blog for some lovely inspiration
My DT card is really girly, but I make no apologies, I love a bit of pink and pretty!

Image - 'Unicorn Marci'- La La Land Crafts
Paper - 'Soft Cuddles (Pink)' 8 x 8 pad- LOTV
Glitter card - Crafter's Companion
MDF unicorns - The Works
Dies used: 'Precious Stars' - Memory Box and Spellbinders 'Ovals'
And - of course - finished off with a bow and Hobby House rhinestone sparkler


'Anything Goes' - Cute Card Thursday

'All That Glitters - Dream Valley ( glittery stars)

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Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Something Old

Can you believe it's almost November?  I went into panic mode recently as I hadn't started my Christmas cards, so I decided that this week's DT card for our challenge at Passion for Promarkers should be a Christmas card, well, I suppose that's a start!
Our theme is 'Use Something Old' which for me is the pretty wintry paper - I've had it for ages

Image & sentiment- from 'Gnome' stamp set - Apple Blossom
Paper - 'Frosty Christmas' 8 x 8 pad  - LOTV
Pearls & ribbon - The Hobby House
I used the 'Falling Snow' embossing folder from Creative Expressions and a stitched border die for the snow bank
Finished off with a foamiran poinsettia


'Add A Sentiment' - Dream Valley

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Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Getting Sentimental

So, it's Tuesday again and that means the start of a new challenge at Passion for Promarkers and this week's theme couldn't be easier - we would like to see you 'Add A Sentiment' to your projects
We are being sponsored by The Paper Shelter and the DT got to choose an image to play with and here is my creation:

Image - 'Ballerina' - The Paper Shelter

Punched card blank - Create and Craft
Cardstock - Hunkydory's Adorable Scorable
Patterned paper - 'Snow Princess' 8 x 8 paper pad - LOTV
Dies used:'Arched Window' - Hunkdory Moonstone die and a square notched corners die

Finished off with a fabric flower, bow, Hobby House rhinestone sparkler, green pearls and a ballerina slippers charm

'Music and Dance' -The Paper Shelter

'Anything Goes that is Cute' - Cutie Pie Challenge

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Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Snappy Birthday!

It's time again for another challenge at Passion for Promarkers and this week it's my choice of theme, so I would like to see projects featuring 'Mythical Creatures' I was very tempted to use a fairy image, but then remembered I had not used my latest stamp purchase, so here he is:
I decided to make a triangle shaped card for a change and I rather like it, so it won't be the last time!

Image - 'Dorky Dragon' and enamel dots - Whimsy Stamps
Stripey paper - 12 x 12 pad 'Pastel Days' from The Works
Yellow card - Hunkydory's 'Adorable Scorable'
Rhinestone sparkler - Hobby House
Finished off with a cute bow


'Sentimental' - Cute Card Thursday

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Tuesday, 17 September 2019

New challenge at Passion for Promarkers

For this week's challenge at PFP, we are asking you to 'Use 3 of Something' I have used 3 cute cupcake brads on my DT card which features an image I coloured after watching a Youtube video from Alyce at Kit and Clowder and I must admit I am really happy how she turned out ( I find pleats and hair very difficult, but Alyce's tutorial really helped)

Image - ' Heart Cupcake Marcie' - La La Land
Papers - LOTV
Cupcake Brads - Dovecraft
Finished off with lace, bow, paper flower and Hobby House rhinestone sparklers


'Anything Goes' - I Love Promarkers

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Tuesday, 3 September 2019

Button It!

Where is the year going?! I can't believe it's September already! For our first challenge this month at Passion for Promarkers , we would like you to 'Add Buttons' to your projects. I have used the cutest fairy image from Krista Smith - you can get her here, I had such fun colouring her up and here she is on my DT card:

Paper is from 'Pastel Days' 12 x 12 pad from The Works
Sentiment - LOTV (stamped with 'Twisted Citron' distress oxide ink)
Buttons - The Hobby House
Dies used: 'Stitched Lattice Frames Shadow Boxes Collection' - Creative Expressions and 'Scalloped Circles' - Spellbinders
Kraft card, ribbon, bow and flowers from my stash


'Things With Wings' - Incy Wincy

'Feminine' - Allsorts

'Buttons And/Or A Bow' - Dream Valley

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Saturday, 24 August 2019


To say I'm late posting my DT card is a bit of an understatement! But this challenge is still on at Passion for Promarkers and as it's  Bank holiday weekend, you still have plenty of time to get an entry into the draw
The challenge theme is ' Add A Charm' 
I've had this charm for some while and thought it really matched this cute image from our sponsor -  Colour of Love (formerly Lacey Sunshine)
I chose to use nice bright summery colours to match our weather!

I can't wait to see your makes and don't forget to pop in to the blog for some inspiration

Image - 'Maddie and Clover' - Colour of Love
Paper - from 'Riverbank Revels' 12 x 12 pad by Helz Cuppleditch
Dies used: Spellbinders 'Grand Labels 1'  I also used a fancy die to make a faux doily 
Finished off with a bow, charm, a die cut sentiment and Whimsy Stamps enamel dots


'Musical Instruments and Singers' - Incy wincy

'Anything Goes' - I Love Promarkers

'Something Seasonal' (Summer) - Creative Inspirations

'Feminine' - Allsorts

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Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Yum yum!

I hope you are enjoying the summer so far, it's a tad too warm for me down here in Kent and I hate that if I try to craft, everything sticks to me! I did manage to finish my DT card for this week's Passion for Promarkers challenge which is 'Food and Drink' We are being sponsored by Leann's World 101 and were allowed an image from them, so here is my card:

Image - 'Here's To Us' - Leann's World 101
Starry card and sentiment - Kanban's 'Birthday Celebrations'
Dies used'Square Notched Corners' from Crafts Too
Finished off with gold heart peel-offs

'Anything Goes' - Creative Inspirations

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Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Feeling Floral

It's time for another challenge at Passion for Promarkers, I really don't know where the time goes!
This fortnight our Lorraine has chosen the theme of 'Flowers' The sun has brought the gardens to life in my corner of the world and so, inspiration shouldn't be a problem, but if it is, just head over to PFP to see what the DT came up with here
I kept my card fairly simple:

The flower stamps and dies are a magazine freebie, 
I embossed them with gold embossing powder before colouring them with my promarkers, 
popped some lattice behind the hexagonal( die from Sue Wilson) aperture,
added some LOTV paper to the inside back of the card and finished off with a die- cut 'Happy' (Whimsy Stamps), a peel off 'Birthday' 
a bow and pearl.


'Anything Goes' - Creative Inspirations

'Anything Goes' - Cute Card Thursday

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Tuesday, 25 June 2019

My challenge at Passion for Promarkers

Yes, it's time again for my challenge at Passion for Promarkers, I find it hard to come up with ideas, so this theme is a tried and tested one! - 'Four Legged Friends' You'll find all the details and some inspiration on the blog, I can't wait to see your creations!

For my DT card I have used an adorable image from LOTV from one of their art pads (sadly, no longer available)

Image - 'Jack, Patch & Puss' - LOTV art pad 'Set 2'
Papers - 'Scandi  Christmas' - LOTV
Kraft card, bow and pearls from stash
The banner was cut with a die from The Works and the frame from a Cardmaking Magic die

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Nat xx