Sunday, 21 December 2014

Happy Christmas everyone....

Good evening bloggers.

Hope you are all ready for Christmas?

Two more days at work for me....then finished until the 2nd Jan.

So looking forward to the break.

Just wanted to wish everyone a Happy Christmas.

Hope you all have a lovely time. 

I have been struggling, to decide what type of card to do for my mom, and mother in law this year.

The inspiration finally came this morning, and I am really pleased with the result.
Hope you like?

Hugs

Sue xx

Monday, 8 December 2014

Cutie Pie Challenge....


Good Morning everyone, time for a new challenge at


new style blog badge
Our new challenge is "Anything but a card"
We have 2 lovely sponsors this month.
and
http://www.bugaboostamps.com/


I was a bit scared of this challenge to start with, but I have decided to make a few calenders as pressies this year....


I have used 
PB Stamp  Tender Showers coloured with pros.
Go Kreate die.
papers are LOTV
Heartfelt creation flower die.
Cheery Lynn Doily die.
Spellbinder die,
Joy Crafts Butterfly border die.
Calender tabs The range
Pearls and other bits from stash.
Thanks for stopping by today.
Please pop over and see the rest of the teams creations.
Hugs

Sue  x 

Sunday, 30 November 2014

Calendar....

Hi folks, hope you are all having a lovely weekend?

I have been having a little play at making some calendars this year.

 I would like to enter this in 



I have used...

Go Kreate Frilly square frames for the base.
Papers are LOTV Beach Bliss.
PB stamp Flutter-Bye coloured with pros.
JS Signature die - Star Burst.
Heartfelt creations Leaves.
Magnolia swirl die. 
Stately circles die.
Crocheted flower from The Range..
Wooden flower and pearls from stash.
Calendar tab - The Range. 
Thanks for stopping by today. 
Hugs

Sue xx

Sunday, 23 November 2014

All wrapped up....

Morning folks, all dull and grey here again this morning!
Having trouble sleeping at the mo, so I was up at 6 again this morning.
Had a little play with this card.
I am entering it in the 
and 




I have used.
PB image from Christmas Friends set, colouted with pros.
Paper LOTV Classic Christmas 
Sentiment and music stamp LOTV
MC Snowflake die
Memory Box Whisical Flourish die.
Flower is Heartfelt Creations Delicate Aster.
Pearls from stash, 
Thanks for stopping by today. 
Hugs 
Sue xx





Saturday, 22 November 2014

Winter Stanley....

Morning everyone, hope you are well?

I was lucky enough to win a £10.00 voucher for Digi Stamp Boutique a few weeks ago, so had great fun spending it on a selection of their lovely images...

For these cards I have used the ..... Digi Stamp Boutique - Winter Stanley Set he is so cute.


I would like to enter these cards in 
Digi Stamp Boutique monthly challenge.
Thanks for stopping by today.
Have a great weekend.
Hugs

Sue x 

Monday, 10 November 2014

Festive Furry Friends......

Morning everyone...

Time for a new challenge at Cutie Pie's

We have now changed to a Monthly Challenge, so more time to enter. 

The challenge this time is 

Festive Furry Friends

Please remember your entry needs to be Cute to be in with a chance of winning.

We have 2 lovely sponsors this time...
and 

Here is my card.....

We were given some lovely Meljen design images to used. 

I have used
Papers, Post card and sentiment are LOTV
MC Snowflake die.
Papermania Sparkles.
Other bits from stash..
Please pop over and see the rest of the teams lovely cards.
Thanks for stopping by today.

Hugs

Sue xx

Sunday, 26 October 2014

More Christmas.....

Morning everyone....I do love it when we gain a hour, extra craft time!!

I have enjoyed my few days off work...back to reality tomorrow!

I have been playing with my PB Stamps again!

I would like to enter this card in.....



I have used:
PB image Star Struck coloured with pros. 
Papers and Music stamp LOTV
Sentiment Difi Stamp Boutique.
MC and Memory box dies. 
Other bits from stash. 
Thanks for stopping by today.

Hugs

Sue x 

Thursday, 23 October 2014

After you......


Morning everyone. 
Hope you are all well?
I did finally manage to get my days off this week, so enjoying pottering around doing what I want to do!
Thanks to everyone who suggested I contact Spellbinders about my broken handle on my GC a few weeks ago.  I contacted them, and they sent me a new handle...very happy!

Had a little play with a couple of cards yesterday.

This one I would like to enter in
and 

I have used:
PB Image After you - colouredwith pros.
Papers LOTV Classic Christmas pad
Sentiment Digi Stamp Boutique.
Lace and pearls from stash.
Thanks for stopping by today. 
Hugs

Sue xx 

Saturday, 18 October 2014

LOTV Birthday....

Morning everyone, hope you are all well?
Another manic week at work, I am supposed to be on holiday next week, but I have agreed to go in on Monday, with the hope of having the rest of the week off!!

I had a play with this card last weekend.
I have a selection of images that I sit and colour sometimes in the evening, then when I need to make a card I have some ready coloured.
I would like to enter this card in this months 




I have used:

LOTV image,papers and sentiment.
Spellbinder dies.
Joycraft dies for the flowers,
Other bits from stash...

Thanks for stopping by today. 
Have a good weekend. 
Hugs 

Sue x 

Monday, 13 October 2014

Cutie Pie challenge.....

Morning everyone.

Time for the new challenge at Cutie Pie's
The challenge is

Perfectly Purple

Please remember to qualify for the prize your entry must be Cute!
we are sponsored this time by

The winner will get to choose 2 lovely images. 
A little bit of news,  from this challenge we are changing to a monthly challenge. 

new style blog badge
We got to choose a lovely image to play with,

I have used 
Bella-with-Mistletoe coloured with pros.
Papers are First Edition - Silent Night
Spellbinder dies.
Memory Box die.
LOTV sentiment
Craftwork card pips.



Thanks for stopping by today.

Please pop over and see the rest of the teams cards. 

Hugs
Sue x 

Monday, 29 September 2014

Birthday Celebrations @ Cutie Pie's.....


Morning everyone, hope you are all well?

Time for a new challenge at 

We have a little celebration this time....it's our 3rd Birthday!



So, to keep in with the 3rd Birthday theme our new challenge is
"All the 3's"

We have 3 lovely sponsors for this challenge.

£10.00 Voucher
.................................................................................................................

  4 images of choice for the winner
......................................................................



http://www.craftyribbons.com/

Here is my card. 

I have used.
PB image Strawberry Jam (Couldn't resist the 3 Hedgies)
Papers are LOTV x 3
3 wooden flowers from stash.
3 punches butterflies.
Pearls and sentiment from stash. 
I would like to enter this 
Please pop over and see the rest of the teams lovely cards, we have a couple of lovely new menbers to the team this time too.
Thanks for stopping by today.

Hugs

Sue x x


Sunday, 21 September 2014

Sweet Catch...........

Morning everyone, lovely bright sunny morning here in Worcestershire.
Hope you are all well?

I have neglected my lovely PB stamps lately, so I thought it was time I rectified that!!

I made this card last weekend, but it has taken me all week to get round to putting a sentiment onto it.
I am entering it into this months



I have used:
PB Stamp Sweet Catch coloured with pros. 
Papers LOTV Beach Bliss pad 
LOTV Sentiment.
Flowers Memory Boc Fabulous Phlox
Other bits from stash.
Thanks for stopping by today. 
Hugs 

Sue x 

Monday, 15 September 2014

Shades of Autumn...

Morning Everyone, hope you are all well?
I am struggling with time and my mojo at the moment.
It's my hubby's birthday tomorrow, and I am ashamed to say that I am going to have to buy him a card!  
It doesn't help that the handle on my Grand Calibur broke last week...thank god I still have my old Cuttlebug.  Not sure if I can get a new handle, it just totally snapped!
Anyway enough of me moaning.

Time for a new challenge at Cutie Pie
please feel free to grab our badge

This time we would love to see your 
Shades of Autumn.

We are Sponsored by Bugaboo and the winner will receive 7 Digi images. 

http://www.bugaboostamps.com/


Here is my card. 


I have used:
Bugaboo image coloured with pros. 
Papers First Edition. 
Magnolia swirl die
LOTV sentiments. 
MC flower die. 
Other bits from stash. 

Thanks for stopping by today.
Please pop over and see the rest of the teams cards. 
Hugs 

Sue x 

Monday, 1 September 2014

Two's company....& DT Call

Morning folks.

Hope you are all well?

Thanks for all the lovely comments on my last post.  
I was sunny myself in Majorca at the time!
Had a lovely time.
Now it's all a distant memory.

Kids back at school this week, can't believe how quick that has come around.

Anyway time for a new challenge at 

Our challenge this time is 

Two's Company...


We are sponsored by 


 http://craftysentimentsdesigns.co.uk/
There will be a lovely prize of 3 digi images
for the winner. 

We are also having a DT call this time, so if you fancy joining us pop over to the main blog for all the details, and just put "DT" after your entry this time..

I have used.
Crafty sentiments image Benson and Betty coloured with pros. 
Papers and sentiment LOTV
Poinsetta MC die. 
Pearls from stash.

I would like to enter this in
Allsorts challenge - Early Chistmas Makes...

Thanks for stopping by today...
Please pop over and see the rest of the teams cards. 

Hugs
Sue x 

Monday, 18 August 2014

Buttons and Bows......

Morning everyone. 
Time for a new challenge at 


This time our challenge is "Buttons and Bows"
Please remember your entry must be cute. 

We are sponsored this time by 


The winner will receive a lovely prize from them
Here is my card...

 



I have used.

LOTV image Time flies coloured with Pros.  
LOTV papers and sentiment.
Papermania buttons.
Raffia and bow from stash.
Thanks for stopping by today.
Please pop over and see the rest of the teams lovely cards.
Hugs
Sue x 

Monday, 11 August 2014

Christmas cards....

Good afternoon, Sorry I know it's a bit of a swear word this early in August, but I do like to keep on top of my Christmas cards through the year..

I have fallen in love with these lovely images from 

So I have been having a  little play...






I have used...
and 
All corloured with Pros.
Just love the cute sentiments that come with the sets too.
Papers are various from my stash.. 

I would like to enter them in 

Thanks for stopping by today. 
Hugs 
Sue xx

Monday, 4 August 2014

Teddy Bears Picnic.......

Morning everyone, time for a new challenge at 

Our challenge this time is
Teddy Bear's Picnic.

Please remember your entry needs to be Cute.  We had some lovely enteries in the last challenge, but they just weren't cute!

We have 2 lovely sponsors this time.
http://disdigidownloads.blogspot.co.uk/
and 
http://www.bunnyzoescrafts.com/

Here is my card...


I have used LOTV image coloured with Pros.
Papers First Edition. 
Sentiment LOTV
Pearls and Flowers from stash. 
Look forward to seeing all your lovely enteries.
Please pop over and see the rest of the teams lovely cards. 

Hugs
Sue x  




Monday, 21 July 2014

Love and Marriage.....

Morning everyone. 

Time for a new challenge over 

The theme this time is 

"Love & Marriage"

We are sponsored by 
http://www.sweetstamps.com/
The winner will receive a lovely prize from them.
Please remember your card needs to be Cute!


I have used:

Forever Friends stamp coloured with pros.
Papers First Edition "New Bloom"
Spellbinder dies
Cheery Lyn Die
LOTV sentiment.
Flower from stash.

Thanks for stopping by today, please pop over and see the rest of the teams cards.

Hugs Sue x


Saturday, 12 July 2014

Dies and Punches.....

Morning everyone, lovely bright morning in Worcestershire this morning.  Already been and watered my allotment this morning, and picked lettuce, rhubarb, courgettes and raspberries...love this time of year.
Anyway I have been meaning to blog this card all week!

I am entering this card in this months
where the challenge is Dies and Punches.


I have used PB image Snow Ride
Papers are from an old Papermania pad.
Dies used Spellbinder and MC.
LOTV sentiment and pearls from stash.

Thanks for stopping by today.
Have a great weekend.
Hugs

Sue x 

Monday, 7 July 2014

Use a Digi......


Morning everyone, can't believe it is two weeks since I last posted.  Don't know where the time is going at the moment!

Time for a new challenge at 

The new challenge is 

"Use a Digi"
Please remember to make it Cute...

We are sponsored this time by

http://www.2cuteink.com/

2 Cute Ink digital stamps our my own cute and quirky illustrations used for card making and paper crafting!
I love drawing animals and anything cute!  I am always looking for new ideas to draw, so let me know what you would like to see!

The lucky winner will receive 2 lovely digi images.
Here is my card.


I used 2 Cute Ink ink coloured with pros.
Papers Melissa Frances
Dies Spellninder and Cheery Lyn.
Sentiment LOTV
Pearls and Flowers from stash.

Thanks for stopping by today, please pop over a see the rest of the teams lovely cards.
Hugs

Sue x 

Monday, 23 June 2014

Girls, Girls, Girls....


Morning everyone, hope you are all enjoying the lovely sunshine we are having at the moment?

Time for a new challenge this week at 
Cutie Pies.

The theme this time is 
Girls,Girls.Gir.....please remember it must be cute....

We are sponsored this time by
http://www.etsy.com/shop/digistampcharacters
and one lucky winner will Three adorable digi stamps!

We were given some of the lovely Heather Ellis images to play with. 



I have used Heather Ellis image
Pure Innocence 049
Coloured with pros.
Papers are LOTV
Spellbinder, magnolia, MC die & Cheery Lynn dies.
LOTV sentiment and postcard stamp.
Pearls from stash.

Thanks for stopping by today....look forward to seeing all your lovely cards.

Please pop over and see the rest of the teams lovely cards.

Hugs

Sue x x

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Strawberry Jam.....

Hi everyone, 

Just a quick post, I managed to get some craft time on Sunday!
I would like to enter this card in this month
I have used PB stamp called "Strawberry Jam"
I have coloured with Pros. 
Papers are Trimcraft.
LOTV Sentiment.
Spellbinder dies. 
Flowers and pearls from stash.
Hugs 

Sue x 

Monday, 9 June 2014

Cutie Pie Challenge....


Morning everyone, hope you are all well?
Sorry I am being a bad blogger at the moment.
Work and allotment are taking most of my time at the moment, so crafting is taking a bit of a back seat!
On Saturday we spent most of the day at Jamie's footie teams end of season treat day. 
The lads all did water zorbing, my friend Emma was the only parent to have a go.
For anyone who doesn't know it's big balls filled with air, then you get zipped in, and go on water!
She said she was ok for a while, then started to panic when she couldn't breath properly!!


Time for a new challenge at 

Our theme this time is 
Father's Day

We are sponsored by the lovely
Bugaboo
http://www.bugaboostamps.com/

Here is my card...


I have used LOTV image coloured with Pros.
Papers and sentiment LOTV.
Craftcards Pips. 
Thanks for stopping by today.
Please pop over a see the rest of the teams lovely cards. 
Hugs

Sue x 

Monday, 26 May 2014

Emboss it.....

Morning everyone.  Hope you are enjoying the Bank Holiday weekend?

Time for a new Cutie Pie challenge.

This time the theme is 

Emboss it

Please remember your card needs to be cute!

We are sponsored this time by the lovely



 http://craftysentimentsdesigns.co.uk/

 They are sponsoring us for the first time, and we are delighted to be working with them! Crafty Sentiments are offering a wonderful prize of three digi stamps of the winners choice.....so thank you to them!


We were given some lovely images to play with.
This lovely chap is available here.
I have coloured him with pros. 
Papers are LOTV.
Cuttlebug Embossing folder.
Craftwork cards Sentiment. 
Thanks for stopping by today.
Please pop over and see the rest of the teams lovely cards. 

Hugs 

Sue x 


Monday, 12 May 2014

Bring on the Bling........


Morning everyone, hope you had a lovely weekend?
Busy time here...Jamie had is football presentation on Saturday evening, then we went to a friends 50th Birthday party.  Lovely to catch up with lots of people I haven't seen for ages. 

Anyway, time for a new challenge at 

We are sponsored this time by

 
The winner will receive 2 Digi images.

We had the chance to choose a lovely image.

I used the lovely Poppy image



For my card I have used 
Precoloured image Poppy
Papers Trimcraft.
Spellbinder dies. 
Memory Box flower die. 
Cherry Lyn Butterfly die. 
LOTV sentiment. 
Gems and ribbin from stash.

I would like to enter this in 
I have gone for Pink/Purple. 
Please pop over and see the rest of the teams lovely cards.
Hugs

Sue x