06/07/2015

700 Followers & 300,000 Hits Candy !

Good Afternoon!
A rather unexpected post from me today for you all. 
I was having a look at my Blog Stats this morning as I haven't done so for a good few months and I was surprised to see that I now have 700 Followers along with reaching over 300,000 Hits! 
So to celebrate I had a snoop around my Craft Room and I have put together a little Candy Giveaway. I know it's not as much as some people offer but it's a selection of some of my favourite Embellishments that I like to use on my creations along with a pair of stamps.
I hope you like it!
To be in with a chance of winning this bundle all you need to do is follow these simple steps -
Oh and don't worry, you don't have to live in the UK to enter.

1. Be a Follower - I know it sounds pretty simple but considering the candy is partly to celebrate my followers, I would like the goodies to go to one. If you are not one at this moment in time but would like to become one then that is allowed, just don't un-subscribe once the candy has finished lol
2. Link - Pop a link to your Blog in the Linky Tool so that I can add you to the draw, I can also come over and see your creations too! 
Please also add a link to the Giveaway on your own Blog.
3.  Deadline - You have until 6pm London Time on the 26th of July to enter.

Thanks for popping by, enjoy the rest of your day ... it's time for me to head to work!
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

05/07/2015

The Ribbon Girl Card Challenge - Stars or Stripes !

Good Morning!
It's time for this months Card Challenge over at the RIBBON GIRL CHALLENGE and this month's theme is Anything Goes with the option of Stars or Stripes! 
I decided to play along with the option and use some stars.

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges -
CUTE CARD THURSDAY - WE LOVE CAKE
INGREDIENTS -
LOTV Retired Stamp
Maja Design Paper
Nestabilities & Paper Doily
Collall All Purpose Glue  & Ranger Glossy Accents
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INGREDIENTS FROM THE RIBBON GIRL -
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C2, E00, E21, E31, E33, R11, R20, R46, R59, Y15, Y38, W1 & W3

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

04/07/2015

Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Friendship !

Good Morning!
It's the first Saturday of the month which means it's time for our new monthly challenge over at PBSC and this time the theme is 'Friendship!' I have made a cute little tag that can be used on it's own as well as with a gift. The image is an older design by Penny Black.

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges -
BUNNY ZOES CRAFTS - FURRY FRIENDS
INKY CHICKS - MY FURRY FRIEND
SIMON SAYS STAMP - WE'RE GOING DOTTY
ALLSORTS - HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW
INGREDIENTS -
Penny Black Stamp
Maja Design Papers
Flowers from The Ribbon Girl & Wild Orchid Crafts
Cheesecloth & Bark Heart from The Ribbon Girl
Green Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Mini Button & Eyelet from my stash
Collall All Purpose Glue & Ranger Glossy Accents
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - B000, B00, E00, E21, E31, E33, R11, R20, YG03, BG93, BG96 & W1

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

01/07/2015

Creative Inspirations - Anything Goes + Option of a Sketch !

Good Morning!
This week's challenge at CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS is 
Anything Goes + Option of a Sketch!
(If you want to use a sketch you can choose between the one below or one of the others on our Sketch page. Just state which you have used).
Sketch no.10
This week's prize is from ALL DRESSED UP and is 2 IMAGES OF THE WINNER'S CHOICE! All of the DT, including myself, were lucky enough to use images provided by the Sponsor this week and whilst it was 25c outside with blazing sunshine yesterday I sat down and made a Christmas Card!

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
ALL DRESSED UP - ANYTHING GOES
LIVE & LOVE CRAFTS - CHRISTMAS IN JULY
INGREDIENTS -
'Little Skater' - All Dressed Up Digi Stamp
Sentiment Stamp by Stamping Bella
Maja Design Papers
Flowers from The Ribbon Girl & Wild Orchid Crafts
Cheesecloth, Bark Heart & Ribbons from The Ribbon Girl
Nestabilities & Paper Doily
Blue Shimmer Dome Stickers by Papermania
White Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Collall All Purpose Glue, Frantage, Twinklets & Ranger Glossy Accents
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, E00, E21, E31, E33, R11, B95, B97 & W1

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

30/06/2015

Papertake Weekly - Take Your Pick !

Good Morning!
We have a new challenge starting at PAPERTAKE WEEKLY today of Take Your Pick! Whenever we have these challenges we give you an option of 4 different themes to play along with. The selections this time are to use a Sketch, the colours Pink & Red, a Technique of covering or using chipboard and to use the Products Gems / Pearls! 
I have opted for the Sketch, Colour - Pink and Product options. 

For today's card I used some Toppers that I had hidden away in my stash, the image is a Coloured Topper by Wee Stamps for The Hobby House, you can find these and more over at MMCS. 
The Sentiment is also a topper but I got it free with a magazine years ago! 

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
SIMON SAYS STAMP - ANYTHING GOES
BUNNY ZOES CRAFTS - FURRY FRIENDS
INGREDIENTS -
'Posey' The Hobby House Wee Stamps Toppers - 
AVAILABLE FROM MMCS
Maja Design Papers
Flowers from The Ribbon Girl & Wild Orchid Crafts
Cheesecloth, Bark Hearts & Ribbons from The Ribbon Girl
Paper Doily & Twinklets Diamond Dust
White & Pink Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Collall All Purpose Glue, Twinklets & Ranger Glossy Accents
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

28/06/2015

Lili of the Valley Sneak Peek !

Good Morning!
I have an extra card to share with you all today that is using one of the super sweet new designs from Lili of the Valley! This one is called 'Balloon' and is from a new range called Odd Dog. This design and 7 more will be available to buy on the 4th of July along with some other new exciting lines! Along with the new stamp I have used some of the new papers from the pad called 'Romance & Roses'.

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
SIMON SAYS STAMP - ANYTHING GOES
BUNNY ZOES CRAFTS - FURRY FRIENDS
INGREDIENTS -
LOTV 'Odd Dog - Balloon' Stamp & Sentiment Stamp
LOTV Papers
Flowers from The Ribbon Girl & Wild Orchid Crafts
Cheesecloth & Ribbons from The Ribbon Girl
Nestabilities & Paper Doily
Pink Shimmer Dome Stickers by Papermania
White & Pink Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Collall All Purpose Glue, Twinklets & Ranger Glossy Accents
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - B000, B00, RV10, W1 & W3

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

24/06/2015

Creative Inspirations - Your Favourite !

Good Morning!
This week's challenge at CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS is Your Favourite!
All you need to do is include / use one of your favourite crafting items and state what it is. Please remember to tell us what that is though!
This week's prize is from HEY LITTLE MAGPIE and is a £20 VOUCHER!

My favourite thing on today's card are the Maja Design Papers! Alongside this though I have to admit that LOTV Stamps and the festive season of Christmas are also favourite's of mine.
Apologies for the lack of photo skills, I am still trying to get to grips with my new camera!

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
DEEP OCEAN CHALLENGE - MONOCHROME
SIMON SAYS STAMP - ANYTHING GOES
INGREDIENTS -
LOTV Stamp
Penny Black Sentiment Stamp
Maja Design Paper
Flowers from The Ribbon Girl & Wild Orchid Crafts
Snowflake Button, Cheesecloth & Ribbons from The Ribbon Girl
Decorative Pins from MMCS
Nestabilities & Paper Doily
Silver Shimmer Dome Stickers by Papermania
Collall All Purpose Glue, Twinklets, Frantage & Ranger Glossy Accents
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Archival Ink - Watering Can
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C3, C5, E00, E21, E31, E33, R11, R20, R81, RV95, Y11,Y17, BG93, BG96 & W1

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX