Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Happy Easter Imposter alert.....

How cute is this Easter bear in Disguise!
Imposter is a fab digi image from
Beary Dust Stamps
available at Stitchy Bear Stamps

I would like to enter this at

OSAAT still has their easter egg hung going on
so if you fancy joining in the fun hop by and play along....

Crafty Creations challenge - Anything goes!

This weeks challenge set by Shelly  at Crafty Creations
is Anything goes!

I have used my Tree of love
image coloured with copics and Sakura.
Backing papers are K&Co and Crate paper.

Pop by to see what creations the rest of the
DT have come up with this week at Crafty Creations
We have also been running a DT call so soon there should be news on that.....

Sunday, 28 March 2010

OSAAT & Stitch Bear Stamps Easter Egg hunt!

Hopefully you have just payed a wee visit to Liz
and now you have hopped on over to me!

"My egg is here for you to find, be
sure to collect what is in it for
your card."

Once you find the egg click on it and it will take you
 to part of a recipe for the card you will build at the end of the hunt.

After you gather all of your
"ingredients" for your card, your challenge will be to choose
5 or more of those to help make your card.

The Prizes

1st Place-$20 Store Credit at Simon Says Stamp
2nd Place-$15 Store Credit at Simon Says Stamp
3rd Place-$10 Store Credit at Simon Says Stamp

Do you want to make some extra points? Do
all of the following and receive points for it.

Leave a Comment = 1 point
Become a follower of my blog
(if already a follower, indicate that in your comment) = 1 point
Use one of the New Release Stamps
(that our lovely DT has made cards from this week)
and that is worth = 4 points!!
Do everything on the list and it is worth 6 points to you.

Now follow the Bunny to Sue to find another egg!

If you stray along your hopping path below
should get you back on the straight and narrow!
Sometimes it's hard to concentrate
(well I know it is for me - with all those Easter eggs about!)

As a wee extra at my stop on the hop
I will enter everyone that leaves a comment into a draw to recieve
a copy of one of my new releases
now available at Stitchy Bear Stamps

I will give away one of each doodle

So three prizes to be won!

A big thanks to Sarah for creating such a wonderful card with my
Dragonfly House image! Pop over to OSAAT and have a wee look
and of course if your joining in the challenge that's where you link your card!

Saturday, 27 March 2010

Happy 18th Katie and some news!

Using the fab Polkadoodles Paper Boutique Cd
one of the cupcake shaped cards.
With added stickles and bling.
One of the editable tags from the CD.

Please pop back tomorrow as there is something very special going on.
Over at OSAAT there will be an Easter Egg hunt
to celebrate the grand opening of

There will be special prizes on the go and something
at my part of the hop for all those
who take part!

See you at 12.00 noon GMT tomorrow!

Friday, 26 March 2010

Polkadoodles sketch challenge

Thanks Nettie for this fab sketch to work with at Polkadoodles this week!
Also to combine with Black, white and one other colour.
My choice - Purple of course....

All of Nikki's cd's mix and match so well
one of the many reasons they are such a pleasure to work with.

I love the spiral flowers from BTN
they are just so versatile.

Nikki can be seen on
Create and Craft 10a.m. Wednesday 31st March.

Thursday, 25 March 2010

C.R.A.F.T. - Easter.....

Craft Obsessions are our sponsors this week over at  C.R.A.F.T.
The lucky winner this week in our Easter challenge
can have their pick of any 6
colours of Promarker !
What a great prize.......

I have used my Easter basket image coloured with copics.
Some imitation daffs that I dismantled and added brads.
Crackle glaze, stickles and Sakura to
doodle round edge of card.

Have your project with Mr Linky by 8p.m. Wed 31st March and you may win those fab pens!
Also pop by Ei's blog and you will find another challenge - how cool is that!
Have fun.....

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Crafty Creations - Challenge - 'Baby'

The challenge this week, set by teamie Jaimie

I have used my New Baby image
coloured with copics.
I have chosen the teddy to sit on the pram -
there is also a doll or a rabbit!

Some lovely cotton lace from my local
habadashery shop and a
Prima flower.
The prize this week is a whiff of Joy stamp.
Pop over to Crafty Creations and have a look!
We are also having a call for a new DT member
so pop by if you are interested!

We are sad to be saying farewell to Saskia this week - her projects will be
sadly missed. However we all know where to find her......

I am slowly getting all my images in store at
Where you can get them instantly downloadable
as jpeg, tiff and png versions - very convenient!

Sunday, 21 March 2010

Happy Birthday Estella!

Happy Birthday Estella ( a friends request)
Using a wonderful image by Mo Manning
Coloured with copics and Sakura.
Glitter embossed doodlebug DP.

Saturday, 20 March 2010

Bird House 2 - 90th Birthday

90th Birthday card using my  image Bird house 2
which is now available at Stitchy bear stamps.
Coloured with copics and Sakura
and wonderful Prima flowers.

Friday, 19 March 2010

Polkadoodles sketch challenge

This week it's boss lady Nikki's challenge at Polkadoodles and she provided us
with this sketchand told us to matt and overlay our shapes!

A Joy fold card for a friend to give her Dad.
He has just taken up the keyboard.
I have used the Polkadoodles Not For Girls CD for all my papers.

Some papermania scrabble cork tiles
String from Ikea.

This gives you a rough idea of the fold
but hard to photograph.
Come on you have until Sunday 28th March 12a.m. to
join us at Polkadoodles!

Thursday, 18 March 2010

C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Nursery Rhymes

This week at C.R.A.F.T. our challenge is
Nursery Rhymes!
We are sponsored by Gina at Your Special Delivery
and this fab image is one of hers.

Basic Grey Boxer papers to back.
Coloured with copics and sakura
Flocking on tree and sheep!
Doodled sentiment and border.

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Crafty Creations Callenge - Spots and Dots

This week Magda has challenged us with a spots and dots
Challenge at Crafty Creations
and we are working with images from this weeks sponsor

I have used Lexi's fab Aloria image!
Coloured with copics and Sakura.
Flowers made from Brads, leather leaves and stems are glitter lines!
Tad of doodling to finnish!

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

40th Isobel

Another quicky like yesterdays!
This time for Isobel.

Monday, 15 March 2010

40th Susan....Polkadoodles Paper boutique

I have a huge long list of cards to make this week...
This is another round easel , I will do a template for anyone to use once I get a minute - honest!
Using Paper boutique from Polkadoodles again.
A quicky with editable text on large flower tag and a decoupaged cup cake.
Stickles for sparkle and a little doodling.
I have printed it all on a pearlecent paper which is glorious!

Sunday, 14 March 2010

Pheasants and curling.....

We had a lovely surprise this morning!
7 pheasants  came to visit us in our back garden.
These seemed rather interested in the kids sandpit!

A request for a friends dad who loves curling!
(it's much better in reality - photo is really pants - will try harder)

Saturday, 13 March 2010

Oh Sew close!

I am thrilled to discover I was one of the runners up this week with my drum kit card
Thanks girls - it's made my day - I am having such a great week!!
I can't wait to go pick my images....yipeee....

They have a Dt call on at the moment and their theme for this week is Easter.
Jovi their Easter bunny is so cute - pop by and have a peek!

Friday, 12 March 2010

Polkadoodles - Special Birthday/Anniversary

I hope you managed to catch Nikki on Create and Craft on Tuesday!
That new Polkadoodles CD paper boutique is fab!
So yes I have used it again this week....

Our challenge as set by Fliss is for a special Birthday/ Anniversary card.

I have used the vase of flowers with some layering to create
this A6 easel fold card.
A topper/tag gives me the lovely scallop at the top.
Editable tag to make sentiment.
Some fabby sticky gems for flower centres and stickles for sparkle!

Come on! Sure there must be a special Birthday on the horizon!
Pop by Polkadoodles and show us your creations!
You can use anything you wish to make your project
and you could win some Polkadoodles goodies....

Thursday, 11 March 2010

Stitchy Bear Stamps

I am thrilled to have been asked by the girls at Stitchy Bear stamps to join them.
Soon my doodles will be available there as instant downloads.
Pop over and see a fab selection of digi's in a huge range of designs!


They are still stocking their new store at Stitchy Bear Stamps
 but take a break, sit with a coffee - you could be there a while.
 One Stitch At  A Time is their challenge blog
and I am sure you will see many familiar faces on the DT there.  

C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Citrus colours

We welcome Sunshine's Stamps as sponsors this week at C.R.A.F.T.
and our challenge is citrus colours!

I have made a gift bag using one of their fun images - Emily.
Coloured with coloured pencils.
Flowers are made from printed vellum handcut
with wonderful large sticky jems.

Have your project with us by 8p.m.(GMT) Wed 17th March
and you could win some Sunshine Stamps images.

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Digital Tuesday challenge - piercing!

This weeks challenge at Digital Tuesday is piercing!
Hopefully it shows okay in my photo  - I have piereced a swirly
border around my image on the purple cardstock.

This is one of my new bidhouse images coloured with copics.
I am working on a whole series of these and having a ball doodling them!

Crafty Creations - flowers - make your own

Crafty Creations challenge you this week to make your own flowers!

I have teammie Ruth at Polkadoodles to thank for this idea
as it was a challenge she set us over there a while back - and I loved it!

I have made some handcoloured leather flowers with buttons, wire, beads
and flowersoft texture to decorate.
Flowersoft is on special at the moment with Craft Obsessions (only £1.95) !

I am sponsoring this week with some of the handmade flowers
similar to the ones I have used in my card.
Suitable for lots of different projects.
Pop over to Crafty Creations and see what flowers the Dt have been making!

Saturday, 6 March 2010

Sew Many Challenges - Lets hear it for the boys!

This week over at Sew Many Challenges the challenge is Lets hear it for the boys! I was asked to make a plainish drummer card for a friends brother. Doodled digi printed onto a texture effect paper from Twelve by twelve and a little Sakura colour added.

Friday, 5 March 2010

Thanks girls at Incy Wincy

Just a wee note to say a huge thanks to the girls over at
I was in their top 3 this week - I'm so chuffed!
It has fair made my week.....

Polkadoodles - Wings and Stamping....

Just look how sunny it was in my garden - the ladybirds were right at home!

My teammie at Polkaddodles Brenda has challenged us to create a
Wings project this week to encorporate stamping!

I decided on the fun Ladybird range on the new
Paper Boutique Cd from Polkadoodles.

All my papers come from the ladybird section.
The flower heads are tags.
I have hand cut leaves and curled paper to make tendrils.
Cut mirror wings to hopefully make Ladybirds look like they are flying.

Pop over to Polkadoodles and see what other wings projects are flying about!
We love to visit your creations, and all get a say in which
projects we think are the best each week
for fab Polkadoodles Prize and blinkies!