Sunday, 29 April 2012

House Mouse - Spring is Mice

Afternoon my lovelies.  Is it awful weather where you are today?  I don't think it has stopped raining for what seems like ever!  Never mind I have got some crafting done so that is one consolation.  

A5 Card
This afternoon my card has been made using House Mouse Twelve "Spring is Mice" decoupage sheets by Joanna Sheen.  Both the image and the two sentiments are from it.  I have used an Embossing Folder from my stash but I am sorry I can't remember the name of it or the maker.

I would like to enter this for:-

http://housemouse-challenge.blogspot.com - Anything Goes HMFMC118
http://cardmakinmamas.blogspot.com - Spring Photo Challenge Ch#44
joannasheenchallenge.blogspot.com - Flower Power
http://ccmonthlychallenge.blogspot.co.uk - Four Legged Friends (Mouse in Feeder)
http://fabnfunkychallenges.blogspot.com - Ch#118 No Dp
http://mymumscraftshopchallenges.blogspot.com - Ch#54 The Great Outdoors
http://onestitchatatimechallenge.blogspot.com - Ch#111 Here Comes Summer
http://panpasteluk.blogspot.co.uk - Ch#16 - Spring Time
http://ssdschallenge.blogspot.com - Birthday
http://stampinsistersinchrist.blogspot.co.uk - Something Planted or just Green in Colour.


Thank you for looking.

Please note:-  Since photographing the card I have added four pearls at the bottom right and top left where it is plain.

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Saturday, 28 April 2012

Craft Your Day's Away Challenge#44 DT Card



My A5 DT Card

Morning peeps.  It is time again for another super Challenge to start over at CRAFT YOUR DAY'S AWAY.  This fortnight our theme is "FOR CHILDREN" and has been chosen by our lovely MARI.

Our sponsor is:-   BUGABOO STAMPS.  The great prize is a pack of 7 images from their online store.

The image I have used is "Ava and Deacon Ho Ho" from  BUGABOO STAMPS.  The colouring medium is Promarkers, I have also picked bits out with "85 Crystal Glitter" from Art Institute Glitter.  The dp is "I Believe - Reindeer" item #IB1006 by My Minds Eye.  The velvet ribbon/Christmas tree charm/silk flower and leaf are all from my stash.  The sentiment ticket is from Crafty Ann.

I hope you enjoy this Challenge and good luck.

Still having problems with scheduled postings appearing.  I keep checking my country and time zone is set correctly but it still needs me to give it a shove to appear.

I would like to enter this for:-
http://abcchristmaschallenge.blogspot.com - "H" for hardware.
ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.co.uk  Anything Goes
http://sweetstampinchallengeblog.blogspot.com - Anything But a Square Card
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.com - Ch#70 - Any Greeting/sentiment without the word Christmas.

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Thursday, 26 April 2012

HMFMC118

Hi Folks.  Don't faint this is my second post of the day.  My first was for  DIGI DOODLE SHOP CHALLENGES DT post go to HERE for it.


A5 Card

The stamp and sentiment for this card are off of the stamp plate "Spring Daffodil" JSHM011 House Mouse Designs from Joanna Sheen.  The colouring medium is Promarkers.  The raindrops have also been highlighted with a Glitter Sakura pen.  The image and sentiment have been cut using S4-161 "Labels One" and mounted using LF-161 "Grand Labels One" by Spellbinders.  The dp is from "Victorian Flowers" CDROM by Joanna Sheen.  The ribbon is from my stash and coloured using a Promarker.  The Daffodil heads are also from my stash.

I would like to enter this for:-
http://onestitchatatimechallenge.blogspot.com - Anything Goes
http://ccmonthlychallenge.blogspot.co.uk - Ch#23 - Four Legged Friends
ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.co.uk - Anything Goes
http://fussyandfancychallenge.blogspot.co.uk - Ch#61 - Punches and Dies
http://housemouse-challenge.blogspot.com - HMFMC118 - Anything Goes
http://ilovepromarkers.blogspot.com - Ch#114 - Flower Power- Floral Image
http://simonsaysstampschallenge.blogspot.com - Anything Goes
joannasheenchallenge.blogspot.com - Someone Special
http://panpasteluk.blogspot.co.uk/ -  Ch#15 - Add a Flower

Thank you for looking.

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Digi Doodle Shop Challenges#105 DT Card

Morning peeps. Thursday has come around again.  It seems to creep up and go boo!!!  It is Ruth's teams turn over at DIGI DOODLE SHOP CHALLENGES . Our theme this week is use "PINK AND BROWN"

My 6 x 6 DT Card

 The image I have used this week is Cowgirl and Horse.  To find this either click on my link or go to Type - People - Women in THE SHOP.  The colouring medium is Promarkers.  The image has been cut using S4-162 "Labels Two" by Spellbinders.  The embossed panel is a embossing folder from my stash, I am not sure of the company.  The rosette is "Woodrow Rosette" die Style No 98250 by Memory Box.  The velvet ribbon is from my stash.

Why not pop over to the CHALLENGE BLOG and join us in this great Challenge. The lucky winner will win a $10 gift certificate to spend in THE SHOP . We will also have 2 runners up who will get a badge to wear on their blogs. All 3 winners will also be in the running, if they wish to join us as a Guest Designer, working along side the DT for the following month. Pop over to see my team mates projects and you will be amazed.

I hope you enjoy this Challenge and good luck.

Footnote:-  Mr Blogger still not playing nicely.  This was scheduled correctly because I have just checked everything and it didn't appear, so I have had to click it on my self.  Good job I wasn't out.  Gave it 20 minutes over the time but it didn't play.

I would like to enter this for:-
http://onestitchatatimechallenge.blogspot.com - Anything Goes
http://ccmonthlychallenge.blogspot.co.uk - Ch#23 - Four Legged Friends
ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.co.uk - Anything Goes
http://fussyandfancychallenge.blogspot.co.uk - Ch#61 Punches and Dies
http://simonsaysstampschallenge.blogspot.com - Anything Goes
http://craftsandmechallenges.blogspot.com Ch#81 - Embossing
http://mymumscraftshopchallenges.blogspot.com - Ch#54 - The Great Outdoors
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Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Creative Card Crew Challenge#9 DT Card

Morning Peeps.  It is time for another great Challenge over at CREATIVE CARD CREW.  Our theme this week is to use Ribbon.  Nice and easy!!!!  Our sponsor this fortnight is:-


You could win a $20 Gift Voucher to spend on line in their shop.

My A5 Gate Fold DT Card

Middle Section of Insert

The image I have used is "Outlines Lets Make a Picnic"  This is also available in a Pre Coloured version from The Paper Shelter.  The image has been cut and mounted using S4-114 "Standard Circles Large" and S4-249 "Big Scalloped Circles Large" by Spellbinders.  The colouring medium is Promarkers.  The dp's are "Madeline Collection - Parkway" #842420 Prima Marketing Inc.  The decorative corners are a Cuttlebug Die.  The insert paper is the reverse side of the paper used on the front.  The sentiment panel which I have left blank has been cut using S4-162 "Labels Two" by Spellbinders.  Ribbon to close the card is from my stash.

Have a great time joining in this easy peasy Challenge.

I wish to enter this for:-

http://papersundaes.blogspot.co.uk/ Ch#117 - Lets Get Cute

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Saturday, 21 April 2012

Welcome Anita and Stan

Hi Folks I am back!!!  We have had a great week with our friends from Liverpool (Formby actually).  They stayed in our Guest Suite at our Apartment Complex and we went out every day.  Tomorrow another couple of our friends are coming from Suffolk to see us.  Why has all our friends decided to visit in the same week!!!! I am worn to a frazzle!!!!  During this past week it has been Tony's Birthday and our Wedding Anniversary as well!!! Last night we went to the theatre to see a show "That"ll Be The Day"  It is music from the 50's, 60's and 70's, it was fantastic.  There was also a lot of comical bits as well.  They apparently come here about four times a year.  We can't wait for them to come back!!!

A5 Card

I made this card and left it on our friends pillow in the Guest Suite.  The dp's are "These Days Collection P797/Ancestry" Kaisecraft.  The decoupaged heart has been cut using a Spellbinders die.  The corners are "Macarena Corner" 98291 Memory Box.  Mine was bought from www.mycraftheart.co.uk  The sentiment has been cut and mounted using S4-113 "Classic Scalloped Ovals" by Spellbinders.  Pearls from Mei-Flower, the flowers are from my stash.

Thank you for looking.

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Sunday, 15 April 2012

I Am Away!!!

Hi Folks, I thought that I had better tell you that I am away now until next Friday night or maybe Saturday morning in case you wondered why there is no comments from me on your cards. I had a super day yesterday at Ally Pally and spent far too much money!!!  Lol!!! Hope you all have a good week and keep well.

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Saturday, 14 April 2012

Craft Your Day's Away Challenge#43 DT Card


Morning Peeps.    Saturday again and this one I am really looking forward to as I am off to Ally Pally  Craft Fair today.  Going by train so that is going to be a new experience.  Not good on trains so I am a bit nervous I must admit.  I will stop the cackle and get on with it.  It is time for another super Challenge to start over at CRAFT YOUR DAY'S AWAY .  Our theme this fortnight is METAL and is the choice of our lovely Shelly. Our sponsor this time is:-



My DT Card Laying Flat.                                                                

My DT Card Standing

My Digi Image is "Cowgirl Sassy" which was one of the images kindly given to the team to use in this Challenge by SASSY STUDIO DESIGNS .  The boot image was from Google.  Both images have been coloured using Promarkers.  The edges of the card have been distressed using "Tea Dye"  DI.  The dp's are from "Complete Boy" item#TBB001 My Mind's Eye.  The metal sentiment and Jute thread are from my stash.


Have a great time in this Challenge and Good Luck.


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Friday, 13 April 2012

House Mouse HMFMC117 - 2nd Card

Morning Folks. I am getting excited for Ally Pally tomorrow, I don't think I will be able to sleep tonight in case I oversleep.  Lol!!!  Big kid aren't I?  Then next week is a busy week as it is Tony's birthday then we are away with friends, then it our Anniversary.  What a busy week I have got!!!

My 6 x 6 Card


The image and sentiment I have used today is from the stamp plate "Birthday's - Cake" JSHM004 - House Mouse Designs from Joanna Sheen.   The colouring medium is Promarkers.  The glittered dp is "Summer Breeze" FEPAD027 Mindy Terasawa First Edition.  The doily is "French Pastry" DL102 Cheery Lynn Designs die.  The ribbon for the bow is from my stash.

I am entering this for:-
HOUSE MOUSE CHALLENGE BLOG- HMFMC117 - So Sweet
CRAFTER'S COMPANION - Ch#23 - Four Legged Friends
INCY WINCY DESIGNS - Ch#141 - Cute Critters
FAB 'n' FUNKY- Ch#116 - On all Fours
Thank you for looking.

Hugs


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Thursday, 12 April 2012

Digi Doodle Shop Challenges#103 DT Card

Morning you lovely people.  It is Thursday again and it is "Ruth's" teams turn over at
  DIGI DOODLE SHOP CHALLENGE.  Our theme this week is "PAPER LACE"

My A5 DT Card - Slightly Open Looking Through The Acetate 

My A5 DT Card insert Image


My digi image this week is Santa's Arrival from THE SHOP. The colouring medium is Promarkers.  The aperture and image have been cut using S4-006 "Squares", window frame and mount cut using S4-318 "Fleur de Lis Squares" by Spellbinders.  The acetate is from my stash.  The dp and sentiment are "Mistletoe Kisses" by Papermania.  The lace has been punched with a Martha Stewart punch.

Why not pop over to the CHALLENGE BLOG and join us in this great Challenge. The lucky winner will win a $10 gift certificate to spend in THE SHOP . We will also have 2 runners up who will get a badge to wear on their blogs. All 3 winners will also be in the running, if they wish to join us as a Guest Designer, working along side the DT for the following month. Pop over to see my team mates projects and you will be amazed.

I hope you enjoy this Challenge and good luck.

Hugs


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Tuesday, 10 April 2012

2012 House Mouse - HMFMC117 - So Sweet

Morning peeps.  Second post of the day (1st one was scheduled).  Went out for breakfast this morning and then on to the train station to buy my ticket to London to go to the Ally Pally.  I can't wait!!!  Meeting up with some pals from Colchester and hopefully a pal from Surrey on Saturday.

My 6 x 6 Card

My image and sentiment are from "House-Mouse One - Food and Drink Decoupage Sheets" House - Mouse Designs Joanna Sheen.  The embossed panel has been created using an Embossing Folder from my stash.  I think it is from Creative Expressions but I am not sure.  The ribbon roses are RR-012 Pink/Lave and are definitely from Creative Expressions.

I wish to enter this for:-
HOUSE-MOUSE AND FRIENDS - HMFMC117 - So Sweet
PAN PASTEL - Ch#13 - Sweet Treats
THE PIXIE COTTAGE - Ch#115 - Sketch and / or Sweet Treats
PAPER PRETTIES- Use lots of layers - 3 or more
INCYWINCY DESIGNS - Ch#141 - Cute Critters
CRAFTER'S COMPANION- Ch#23 - Four Legged Friends

Thank you for looking.

Hugs


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Creative Card Crew Challenge#8 DT Card

Morning folks.  The time flies.  It is Tuesday again and that means it is time for another Challenge to start over at CREATIVE CARD CREW.  This fortnight our theme is "KRAFT PAPER/CARD.

My 6 x 6 DT Card

My digi image is "Faith"  Simple Adorable by Sugar Nellie printed onto Kraft paper.  The colouring medium is Promarkers.  The main card is Kraft.  The dp is "Mckenna" code #624979 K and Company.  The edges have been inked with "Tea Dye" DI.  The corner is "Madera Corner" by Memory Box.  I have put pearls on from my stash.  The image has been mounted using S4-319 "Lattice Rectangles" by Spellbinders.  The sentiment ticket is a digi from Crafty Ann and is also printed on Kraft paper.  The lace is from my stash.

Our sponsor this fortnight is:-

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You could win a $20 Gift Voucher to spend in their on line shop.

Pop over to view the other super cards from my DT colleagues, you will not be disappointed.

I would like to enter this for:-
ONE STITCH AT A TIME - Ch#108 - Use a Digi
ONE STOP CRAFT CHALLENGE - Ch#177 - Pastel and Die Cuts
CES CHALLENGES - Ch#80 - Swirls and Pearls
CARD MAD FAIRY - Ch#30 - Die Cuts and/or Punches

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Friday, 6 April 2012

HMFMC116 - Let's Have a Party

Afternoon folks. Happy Easter to you all, I hope you all have a lovely week-end.  I am very pleased to say the snow has no arrived here in Hertfordshire!!!  It is lovely and sunny but the wind is still nippy.  My card today is another Christmas card.  Lol!!!

My 6 x 6 Card

The stamped image is from the stamp plate "Christmas Sleepy Stocking" JSHM006 House - Mouse Designs from Joanna Sheen.  The colouring medium is Promarkers.  The dp's are "Mistletoe Kisses" 12 x 12 papers by Papermania.  The ribbon for the bow is from my stash.  The sentiment is computer generated and says "Merry Christmas! We are having a Sleep Party!

I wish to enter this for:-
 HOUSEMOUSE CHALLENGE -HMFMC116 - Let's Have a Party
CRAFTY HAZELNUTS CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE - Ch#66 - Get Sentimental
CRAFTY ANN'S CHALLENGE BLOG - Ch#62 - Christmas in March

Thank you for looking

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Wednesday, 4 April 2012

For the Boyz

Afternoon folks.  Beautiful sunshine here at the moment although it rained over night.  I don't want that snow that is heading down south, Scotland and the north can keep it thank you very much.  Having said that I have made a Christmas card today.  Lol!!!  Have to get ahead when I can.

My 8 x 8 Card

The digi image is "Mrs Claus" by Kenny K - the sentiment down the side is computer generated.  The colouring medium is Promarkers, I have picked the cuffs of everything with "85 Crystal" glitter from Art Institute Glitter although it doesn't show up very well in the photo.  The dp is the reverse side of "Tinsel and Twig" 12 x 12 "Christmas Carol Stripe" item GP65058 the girls paperie.  I have distressed it using "Barn Door" DI.  The dollies/ribbon/flowers/feathers and angel charm are from my stash.  The sentiment ticket is from Crafty Ann.

I wish to enter this for:-
JOANNA SHEEN CHALLENGE - It's a Mans World
KENNY K KRAFTY GIRLZ- April Fool - An image that makes you smile.
ONE STITCH AT A TIME - "New" (I have used a new image just bought)
SPARKLES CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE- Ch#15 - Colour Me Happy.
CRAFTY HAZELNUTS CHRISTMAS - Ch#66 - Get Sentimental
CRAFTY ANNS CHALLENGE BLOG - Ch#62 - Christmas in March
PAPER CRAFT STAR - Ch#91 - Anything Goes
KAREN'S DOODLES - Ch#101 - Make it for a Male

Thank you for looking.

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Sunday, 1 April 2012

2012 Margo's Birthday Card

Another simple Birthday card for a lady's Birthday in my apartment block. The ladies here do not seem to like the sort of card I usually make!!!  Her Birthday is in April so I have used Sweet Peas the flower for April.  I have used 3 Decals Textured  Rub Ons "Flowers of the Month" by Creata Crafts.  

A5 Card

The butterfly border is a Martha Stewart punch.  The glitter silver peel off is from my stash.  The image has been mounted using two different dies from Spellbinders.

Thank you for looking.

Hugs


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