Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Christmas in July at Whoopsi Daisy Digital and CD Challenge

Morning my friends, well I am a day late, posting this.  We are off on our  jolly holidays tonight, and I finally got Tommy to bring me, the clothes he is taking with him, so the washing and dryer went all day yesterday, plus my lovely daughter Mhairi, came through to do my Feet and was very busy, as was our weekend.

Any way, enough about me, LOL

We have a new challenge at Whoopsi Daisy Digital and CD Challenge:-

Here is my card:-

Image used from

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Come and Get It - Christmas in July
Robyn's Fettish - CH#323 - Christmas in July
The Paper Players - PP#302 - Christmas in July
Christmas Cards All Year Round - July - Anything Goes (Christmas)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - July - Anything Goes (Christmas)
The 12 Months of Christmas - CH#19 - July - Anything Goes/optional Blooms

Well all that is me for this month, I am hoping to get back blogging a bit more regularly, soon.  Love you all for visiting and commenting, you keep me going in my crafting journey, especially on the days, when all I want is to curl up into a ball and sleep.

Friday, 1 July 2016

Always Anything Goes at Things to Alter

Afternoon, well this is my last post for the day, I am sure you are truly grateful, LOL

Today at Things to Alter, we have a new challenge for July:-

Here is my project:-

Wishing Well (not in shop at the moment)
Scrapmatts & Papertole Australia - Sentiment - Assorted Words
Texture Paste, Gesso, Yellow Acrylic Paint, Various Imagination Crafts - Alchemy Waxes
Started Project off with a cheap frame from The Range

I would like to enter this Box Frame into the following challenges:-

Inspiration Destination - CH#92 - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown - CH#300 - Fairies and Fantasy

That is all from me for today, will be back on Monday, with my Whoopsi Daisy project.  Have a wonderful weekend and many many thanks for visiting.

Anything Goes at Creative Artiste - July CH#16

Morning again my friends.  I have brought you my project for:-

Here is my project:-

Using - Scrapmatts & Papertole Australia (our sponsor this month)
 Circles Stencil
Birdhouse Blank
Things to Alter - Birds with Hearts and Curly Flourish
Butterfly embellishment - made using Mould and Imagination Crafts - Pastel Green - Sparkle Medium
Texture Paste - Acrylic Pain, Gesso, Promarkers, Ink Pads.

Our Sponsor for this month is:-

For the Winner  and DT Picks for  CH#15, please pop over HERE.

I would like to enter this Birdhouse into the following challenges:-

Crafting By Designs - July - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - CH#78 - Anything Goes

I will be back this afternoon, with my project for Things to Alter, until then, thank you for visiting and have a lovely day.

Delicious Doodles - July Challenge - By the Sea

Morning my friends, well July is here and I hope it brings back some good weather.  My daughter Jenny is celebrating her 23rd birthday (where does the time go?) today.

At Delicious Doodles we have a new challenge for the month of July:-

Here is my Canvas:-

Using - Delicious Doodles Image - Leaping Dolphins
Scrapmatts (Papertole Australia) - Circles Stencil
Imagination Crafts Flourishes Stencil

This month, at Delicious Doodles, we have a fabulous GDT and also 4 New DT members, if you want to pop over and give them some love you can do it HERE, where you will also see the Winner of our June challenge.

I would like to enter this canvas into the following challenges:-

Sisterhood of Crafters - Make your own background
Passion for Promarkers - WK352 - In/Beside the Sea

I will be back in a bit, with my project for Creative Artiste - July Challenge.  Until then, have a fabulous day...xxxx

Monday, 6 June 2016

Bring on Summer at Whoopsi Daisy Digi and CD challenge - June 2016

Morning my friends, how are you all today?  The weather has been fabulous this weekend, hope you have all enjoyed it.

I am bringing you my card for:-

Here is my card:-

Using Topper from Linnie Pink Designs CD
Papers from Making Cards Magazine
I think the Bucket, Spade and Kites are Memory Box Dies!
The Seagulls are Joanna Sheen.

At the Whoopsi Daisy Diva's we have 6 new DT Members, all their projects and links to there blog, can be found HERE...We would love if you could pop over and give them some love. 

To find out the Winner and Top 3 from our May challenge - Pop over HERE.  Thank you to all who entered and Congratulations to the winners.

Please remember that our challenge rules have changed.
There must be either a Digi or an element from a CD.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-

Allsorts - WK#366 - The Great Outdoors
Scrappers Delight - CH#56 - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends - CH#22 - Anything Goes
Dies R Us - June - Birds

That is all from me today, thank you for visiting and have a wonderful day.

Friday, 3 June 2016

CH#15 Creative Artiste - Anything Goes

Morning my friends, I hope you are all well.  Had a sick bug, yesterday, but thankfully, feeling better today.

Today there is a new challenge at:-

Here is my Project:-

Products Used:-
Canvas, Gesso, Acrylic Paint, and Modge Podge
MDF Shells, Fence, Lighthouse, Flourish and Anchor from Things to Alter
Words from Scrapmatts 
Starfish and some Shells made with Air Clay  bought from The Works and 
Beach Mould bought from Amazon
Stickles in Gold and Wild Honey
Homemade - Spray Mists - using Mist Spray Bottles, Acrylic Paints and Rubbing Alchohol
Cheesecloth bought from Amazon
Pearls, Papers, Pearls and Twine from Stash
Also 2 photo's of Noah's 1st day at the Beach.

I did trawl the Internet and You Tube for some inspiration and how too's, so I really need to give a mention to this video by Gabrielle Pollacco. this lady is super talented and here video's are must for inspiration.

I hope you like my Canvas, have to say it was a labour of love. 

Our Sponsor this month is Foil Play.  
UK Winner only
if Winner is outside the UK, our Fabulous and Generous Boss - Rhonda
with send something to the winner.
For more inspiration visit our Challenge and see the super projects, that the rest of the DT have come up with.   Our Winner and Top 3 for CH#14, can be found HERE.

I would like to enter this Canvas into the following challenges:-

Altered Eclectics - June - Anything Goes - (must be mixed media)
Classic Design Team Open Challenge - CH#3 Anything Goes (must be DT project)
Country View Challenge - June - Crackle (I have used Crackle Stencil)
NordSalten Hobby Club - CH#140 - Marine

Thank you for visiting my friends, have a wonderful day and weekend.

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Always Anything Goes at Things to Alter - June Challenge

Afternoon my friends, as promised earlier, I am back with my project for:-

Here is my project:-

Verse found on Internet.
I used an assortment of Acrylic Paints, Crackle Medium, Gesso, Stickles, and Promarkers to colour, the Wreath, Flowers and Butterflies.
Pearls and Ribbon from Stash.

If you have not yet been over to the Things to Alter shop, you really must head on over.  Jac, has such fabulous shapes and the prices you will not believe.  We also have a Facebook Group that you can join.

I would like to enter this plague into the following challenges:-

Artistic Inspiration - CH#157 - Flowers
Glitter 'N' Sparkle - CH#190 - Flower Power
Mixed Media World - CH#14 - Glam Grunge
Little Claire's Designs - Monthly Challenge - CH#69 - Butterflies

That is all from me for now, have a lovely Wednesday and many thanks for visiting.

Pearls and Lace at Delicious Doodles

Morning my friends.  I hope you are all well.  The last time we spoke I was about to head to Spain for hopefully a holiday in the Sun.  It rained and was overcast the whole time we were there, except for the Tuesday, when my Niece had booked me into a Spa.  Brian went for a game of golf, so he got some sun, and a little burnt on his legs.  However, as our Niece is heading for a new chapter in her and her families life, in Copenhagen, at the end of July, we booked for another week in July, along with our Niece in Dundee, and her 2 children, we are taking Tommy with us this time too, so a nice family get together, will be had.

Today at Delicious Doodles, we have a new challenge:-

Here is my card:-

Using -
I kept it quite simple, and added lots of texture.  I hope you like it.
Backing card, Lace and Pearls all from Lelli-Bot Crafts.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Crafty Sentiments Design - Gems and/or Pearls
(PIN)spirational - CH#166 - Anything Goes
Retarte - CH#78 - Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers - CH#165 - Monochrome
Incy Wincy Designs - 16 May to 5 June - Touchy Feely (add texture)
Craft Rocket - CH#16 - Monochrome

I will be back in a wee while with my project for the new challenge at Things to Alter.  Thank you for visiting and have a great day.

Friday, 6 May 2016

Creative Craft Artiste - Anything Goes - May Challenge

Morning all, well if everything is going to plan, this should be blogged and I will be nearing the end of my holiday, feels funny writing that, when I am still, sat at home, LOL.

I am here today with my project for

Here is my Scrapbook page:-

Using Maya Designs (our Sponsor this month) - Vintage Baby Papers
Made in Scotland Ribbon from JTS Ribbon Designs
Backing papers, frame, flowers from stash.

For the Frame and Pram, I used Acrylic paints from Every Crafts a Pound, distressed the frame with Brown Spritz Spray (not sure where I bought this from).  The Letters and Wheels of the Pram were coloured with Promarkers.

I hope you like my Scrapbook page.

I would like to enter this Scrapbook page into the following challenges:-

Well as you read this, I hope I am going to be soaking up the Sun.  Thank you for visiting, and have a wonderful day.  Hugs to ALL.

Monday, 2 May 2016

Fairy Dreams at Whoopsi Daisy - May Challenge

Hopefully this post goes live, whilst I am sunning myself in Sunny Spain (well I hope it is Sunny, LOL)

There is a new challenge for May at:-

Here is my card:-

Imagination Crafts - Celtic Dreams - Hideaway Die
Papers from LC Designs - Floating Butterflies and Floating Dandelions - Paper Packs.
Toadstools and Mini Fairy Dies from Joanna Sheen.

I hope you like my card.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Thank you for visiting my blog today, have a good day, hugs to all.

Sunday, 1 May 2016

Spots and Dots at Things to Alter - May Challenge

Afternoon my lovelies, as promised I am back with my DT project for:-

Here is my Project:- It is a coffee jar, re-invented to hold my paint brushes - before I started with Things to Alter I had 2 - then they grew, and I stored them like this:-

You can see I have babies in the family, LOL

And now, I store my brushes like this:-

Picture 1
I have used an Old Coffee Jar
Painted it with Gesso, then added Black Acrylic Paint. (all my Acrylic paint, bought from Every Crafts a Pound)
Did a couple of coats of the Paint, then Added Deco Art Gold Glitter Paint, (you all know how much I love my sparkle)
I used the Alphabets from Things to Alter
The Alphabets were  treated with a coat of Gesso, then several different colours of Paint, I then added the Gold Sparkle paint to them.
The Dots were treated with Gesso, then I painted on Tonic Studio - Nuvo Crystal Drops,
used the Heat Gun to splat it around a little, and quite liked the result.
Finally added a bit of Black and White Dotty ribbon from my stash.

Some more pictures of the Paint Brushes Jar:-

I would like to enter this project into the following challenges:-

Thank you again for visiting, hopefully, if I have done things right, there will be a couple of projects, blogging, whilst I am away...will be back on the 8th May.  Have a wonderful day and week, love to all.

April Showers bring May Flowers at Delicious Doodles plus DT Call

Morning my friends, hope you are all well.  Been ages since I have been on blogland.  Was concentrating on getting my blog work and scheduling done, before heading out on my 1st ever holiday with Brian, for our 23rd Anniversary, today.  So in a few hours I will be heading of to Malaga, and really cannot wait, especially with the weather that we have had.

My 1st posting for today, is my Delicious Doodles project for our:-

Here is my project:-

Using - Daffodils

We also have a DT Call going on, and hope that you will apply.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

I will be back in a wee while with another DT project.  Until then, have a wonderful day and many thanks for visiting.

Monday, 4 April 2016

Butterflies and Flowers at Whoopsi Daisy - April 2016

Morning my friends.  Well not sure Spring has really arrived, as the weather here in Edinburgh, has been, not so good...however, we have a challenge at Whoopsi Daisy this month, which hopefully will bring spring our way.

Before I go to our new challenge, we are going to be running our DT Call, for another month, so if you want details please pop over HERE.

So today, our new challenge at:-

Here is my card:-

Our Grandson Tommy is 16 this year, so he is going to have a zillion 16th birthday parties to I thought I would kick start, them with this card.  Linnie Pink Designs, has such a diverse selection of images, including appropriate ones for teenage girls and boys.

I hope you like my card, and I wonder if you agree, that it is suitable for 16 year old girls.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Di Digi Challenge - For the Girls
Brown Sugar - CH#192 - Anything Goes
Docerela Creations - CH#99 - Add Flowers
Left of Center Creative CH#124 - Embossing

That is all from me today, would love to see you enter our challenge and also enter our DT Call, thank you for visiting and have a wonderful day xxxx

Friday, 1 April 2016

Add a Bird at Things to Alter - April Challenge

As promised earlier, I am back with my project for:

Here is my Project, I am sorry it is Picture Heavy...I made a Jewellery box for Olivia.  Only 3 sides are complete, as I am waiting on a Fairy Castle coming from Jac, to add to the 4th side...

Lid (the inside is also painted, am waiting on a piece of satin to add)
Using - Letters - Things to Alter
Also Imagination Crafts - Flutter By Stencil and Amethyst Sparkle Medium. both bought from Joanna Sheen.

Long Side 1
Using - Things to Alter - Birds on a Branch

Short Side - 1
Using  Things to Alter- Ballet Shoes
Short Side 2 is the same idea but a Fairy Tale Castle to be added.

Long Side - 2
Using Things to Alter  Unicorn

The boxes was bought at a Craft Show, was given a coat of Gesso and several coats of Acrylic Paint in Blush Pink,  and Lush Pink (does not appear to be in stock)  the images were painted with Lagoon - all bought from Every Crafts a Pound Shop.  I added glitter to the Unicorn and Ballet Shoes.  The Letters were given a coat of Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Glue.  The box was finished with a coat of Modge Podge Watebased Sealer

Please pop over to the Shop and see the amazing selection of MDF shapes, with utterly amazing prices, and also you can join our FB Page, HERE.

I would like to enter this box into the following challenges:-

Craft Rocket Challenges - CH#12 - Mythical Creatures
Crafty Creations - CH#312 - For a Young Girl (1 year old Olivia)
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Photo Inspiration Challenge

 I have been typing since 5am this morning.  I have Mhairi, coming through this morning with Noah and Olivia who are staying at Granny and Grandad's tonight, so that Mummy can go celebrate her birthday...still need to wrap her present and sort out her card, Yikees, better get a move on, you all and thank you for visitng.

Creative Artiste - April Challenge

Morning again, my friends, here is my project for our new challenge at Creative Artiste, this month.

There is a new challenge starting today:-

I have made a Canvas for this challenge:-

Using - Gesso, Acrylic Paints, Flourish Chipboard, Lace, Pears,
Liquid Pearls, Stamps, Distress Ink Pads.
Flowers, Rabbits, Chick and Egg, flourish above the Chick
All from Things to Alter
Also used Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Glue.

I had fun eventually with this canvas, for about a week, it was painted blue at the top and green at the bottom, not exciting at all.  On Tuesday I was ready to start a different project, then I thought, I will give it another coat of Gesso..and OMG, I just went from there, and it was finished on Wednesday, LOL...I do hope you like it.

Our Sponsor this month is:-
I would like to add this Canvas to the Following challenges:-

Through the Purple Haze - CH# 98 Flowers
The Paper Shelter - CH#242 Buttons
The Crafty Addicts - CH#12 - Springtime
Crafty Addicts - CH# Easter

Well that is me for today, I hope you all have a wonderful weekend and I will see you back here on Monday, love and hugs xxxx