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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 attend..so 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, LOL...love 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

A Recipe at Delicious Doodles - April Challenge

Morning my friends, and a wonderful April Fool's day to you.  I got a lovely April Fool, 29 years ago, when my beautiful daughter Mhairi was born, and I can tell you that 29 years has gone by in a blink of an eye.

As you all know my health has been suffering, and I have tried to keep my commitments to my DT's up to date.  Unfortunately I have had to take the decision to resign from 2 of my DT's and take a wee break from Ooh La La, with that being a 2 weekly challenge.  I am hoping that this will allow me to get a balance between creating and commenting, so fingers crossed.  I want to thank you all for your amazing support to me.

So onto business, today we have a new challenge at Delicious Doodles:-


Here is my project (and here you see a sample of where my head is these days, (I only used 1 Design Paper).

The paper was printed many moons ago, from a Krafty Hands CD (not sure which one)
The Octopus Die is from First Edition - Under the Sea
Coloured with Promarkers and Pan Pastels.

We have the lovely and talented Marianne Fisher as our GDT this month, it would be fabulous if you could pop over and give her some love, you will also see the inspiration from our DT, and the Winner of the March challenge...

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

Jade's Sparkling Butterflies -  Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts - CH#135 - Outside Fun
Crafting for All Seasons - CH#123 - Dies/Punches (and DT Call)

Have a super day my friends, I will be back in a wee while with my project from Creative Artiste.


Wednesday, 23 March 2016

DT Call and Challenge - March - Add Green and a Sentiment

Morning all, sorry again for not being around, after having a celebration for Olivia and having Jay and Brendan, for the weekend, our house has been hit with the "sickness" bug..last one to fall, fowl, is Brian....

However I am here with a reminder off:-


Here is my card for the challenge:-

Using Image and Papers from
(I can just imagine, Olivia, as she gets older, giving Jet a Bath, LOL)
Butterfly Flourish and Flower Dies, Large and Small from Joanna Sheen


Linnie has produced another fabulous CD, which has just came out this month:-


We are looking for a few girls to join our DT, for the details of this chance to join us - please pop over HERE.  Hope to see you there, and good luck to anyone to enters.

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

Craft your Passion - CH#304 - Anything Goes
Dream Valley Challenges - CH#127 - Birthdays
Get Creative Challenges - CH#35 - Add Green
The Crazy Challenge - CH#218 - Flowers

Have a wonderful day my friends and thank you for visiting.



Thursday, 17 March 2016

Jade's Sparkling Butterflies - CH#15 - Anything Goes Die Cuts/Punches

Morning again, I am bringing you my DT post for:-


Here is my card:-

Image from Crafty Sentiments  Designs - Lilly
Papers from Making Cards Magazine
Coloured using Promarkers - I have tried to use a couple of the Limited Edition colours, for the hair - what do your think? - Used - Cinnamon, Cocoa, Saddle Brown and Praline


Sponsors and Prizes:-

Karleigh Sue Digi Store - 3 Digis

To find out the Winner and Top 3 from CH#14 - and for more DT inspiration please pop over HERE.

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

A Bit More Time to Craft - CH#16 - Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore - Make a Card

Sorry to say, but I will be back with another 2 posts today...so thank you for visiting.

Mid-Month Inspiration Post for Things to Alter - CH#3 - Steampunk

Morning my friends, I hope you are all well..a bit cold here in Edinburgh this morning, brrr..for all of you going to the NEC today, have fun.

This my Mid-Month Post for:-


Here is my Card:-

Topper, Card and Lace - Lelli-Bot Steampunk Full Works Kit
Embossing Folder - Antique Keys - Crafter's Companion
Feather from Stash.

I thought that I would do a card, to let you see, that the products are light enough to add to cards, for those of you, not into doing Mixed Media..

To find out who was the Winner and Top 3 form CH#2 - pop over HERE.  And also for more DT inspiration pop over HERE. We have a Facebook group also, which you can find HERE.

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

Sisters of Craft - Anything Goes
Card and Craft - CH#114 - Anything Goes
UnstampaBellles - CH#55 - Unlock your Potential - Use Keys
Country View Challenge - Woo Hoo It's Our Birthday - Industrial

I would like to wish you all a good day, will be back soon, with another Mid-Month post, and also my DT card for Jade's Sparkling Butterflies.

Monday, 14 March 2016

Spring is in the Air - CH#200 at Ooh La La Creations

Morning my friends, well it has been a wee while since I posted..as you can imagine, I am trying desperately to get my DT work, done on time this month..I did offer to stand down on some DT's due to my health issues, but have to say I am overwhelmed by kindness and patience, from the DT's I am on...

Today there is a new challenge at:- (chosen by me this fortnight)


Here is my card:-

and Bow made - using Zutter Bow it All V2 - also from JTS Ribbon Designs

This is an amazing CD with Both Christmas and Everyday Images and Papers.

As always there is more inspiration from our fabulous DT, HERE.  Also Winner and Top 3 from #199 can be found HERE.

There are free images and papers to be had HERE.  There is a fabulous selection, so if you have not tried Ooh La La Creations CD's now is the time to grab a Freebie and see for yourself, how wonderful they are, and also the quality when printed.

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

Come and Get It - CH#109 - Easter/Spring
The Ribbons Girls - Easter/Spring or ATG - Must use Ribbon
CD Sunday - Colour Challenge
A Gem of A Challenge - CH#164 - Spring

That is all from me for now..I will be blogging a few cards over the next couple of day, my DT's allowed me to do mid-month posts, for the ones I was late, getting my projects in for, at the beginning of the month.

Could I also say that there is a DT CALL going on at Whoopsi Daisy, this month...pop over here to see how to apply.  Thank you and have a wonderful day xxxx

Friday, 4 March 2016

Creative Artiste CH#12

Morning again, hope you are all looking forward to a good weekend.  If my health holds up, I am hoping to go the the Hobbycrafts show at the Glasgow SECC, tomorrow..Not been there in years.

Today:-

Goes live, here is my card:-

Using an Image from LOTV, edged with Phthalo Blue, Pan Pastel
Anita's Clear Gloss Added to the Paint Drops
Die-cut a circle from Chipboard and loaded it with
Imaginations Crafts - Limestone MDF Paint - to make a Lid for Paint.
Used Black Gloss card from Stock and Splattered
Added some Stripped Paper on both side, rolling one side up to look like 
Roll of Wallpaper - Added Sentiment (a memory of Kenny, painting with his Grandad, many moons ago).

I hope you like this make, had fun, making it, to be fair.

For Winner and Top 3 for CH#11 - Pop over HERE.

Our Sponsor for CH#12 is:-


If you are looking for more inspiration, our DT has come up with some fabulous projects..pop over to the CHALLENGE Page.

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

Crafty Gals - CH#61 - All About the Boys
Creative Moments - CH#88 - Anything Goes/Twist/Sentiment on Front of Project
Inspiration Destination - CH#75 - Anything Goes

That is me for today...I missed posting my project for Delicious Doodles Challenge - Show US Some Green, and Things To Alter - Steampunk...but I will blog them around the 15th as a Mid Month reminder.

Have a lovely day and a super weekend.  Love to ALL xxx

Monochrome - CH#14 Jade's Sparkling Butterflies

Morning my friends, this post is a day late..honestly trying to catch up now that my claw has become a hand, at long last...thank you all for your good wishes over the last 3 weeks..you always cheer me up.

Yesterday;


Went live - here is my DT project:-

Using - Spring Rain
from our sponsor - StarStampz 
Image - Coloured with Promarkers
Papers Whoopsi Daisy - Cute and Sassy CD
Embellishments from Stash

Sponsor - StarStampz
Prize 3 images

For the Winner and Top 3 from CH#13 and also some more inspiration, pop over to the Challenge Blog, HERE.

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

Aud Sentiments Challenge - #150 - Easter or Spring (April Shower's)
Crafty Girls Creations - CH#15 - Anything Goes
Crafting by Designs - March Challenge - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter - #238 - Bingo (Sentiment, Digital Image, Buttons)

I hope you like my card, many thanks for visiting..will be having a laptop day, today and get around your blogs...xxxx



Monday, 29 February 2016

Add a Sentiment at CH#199 - Ooh La La Designs

Happy Leap Year Day, to you all, what are you all going to do with your extra day?  I am spending the day with my Mum and Step-dad, who celebrate their 28th Wedding Anniversary today..

My hand and wrist, seem to be easing, thank the lord, as lots of typing over the next 2 days...thank you all for your good wishes..will be visiting you all shortly.

Today I am blogging my DT card for:- (also my Mum and Step-dad's Anniversary Card)


Here is my card:-




I hope you like my card.  For more inspiration and to find out the Winner and Top 3 from CH#198 - Pop over HERE.

You do not need to use Ooh La La Creations, products for your projects, but if you would like to sample the artwork, there are Free Images and Papers HERE.

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

Eclectic Ellapu - Pink Team - Love Actually
Glitter 'N' Sparkle - CH#177 - Things with Wings
Brown Sugar - CH#187 - Pearls
Polkadoodles Challenge - WK#8 - Tic Tac Toe (Wings, Nature, Sentiment)

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