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Monday, 17 August 2015

One for the Boys at Ooh La La Creations CH#187

Morning and happy Monday my friends.   Well today brings a new year at school for Tommy, 4th year at high school already, he was so excited to go back, which is a very 1st for me, by the time 4th year came for my kids, they were all ready for leaving, LOL...  We had a wonderful weekend, and just got back home late last night.  The Wedding was awesome, every single minute and detail, what just 1st class.  There are pictures on my Facebook timeline, if you want to have a wee look, we did manage to get a fabulous picture, with Myself, Brian, Kenny and his girlfriend Hayley, Jenny and her boyfriend Scott and Mhairi, with her boyfriend Adam.

Well enough about me and mines, LOL..today we have the start of a brand new challenge at:-


As luck would have it I was in need for a couple of Grandson birthday cards.  Brendan was 9 last Monday and loves Manchester City...so looked through all my Ooh La La Creations CD's and found the perfect image and papers:-

Footballer Die Cut - Joanna Sheen Signature Die SD274

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

Scrappers Delight - CH#47 - Anything Goes
Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge - CH#93 - Anything Goes with Twist - Monochrome
Bloggers - Birthday

That is all from me for today.  Have a wonderful day my friend and thank you for visiting.

Saturday, 15 August 2015

Christmas in August - Little Claire's August Challenge

Morning my lovely friends, this is a super quick post, as we are in Dundee getting ready for a Wedding...Have not been around much, as I have had to change laptops and the new ones that come are just, well to my old Brain, not the same, LOL..however it seems to be working a bit better today, after updating and shutting down all night.

Today at:-


I love this DT, as I am on the new DIGI challenge, we are allowed to play along in the main challenge and are able to use so much more of our Little Claire's Goodies.  This card is quite simple but I thought, very effective..what do you think?

Using Little Claire's Products
Ombre Paper Pack and Floating Snow Paper Pack

Before I go can I let you know the great news that Little Claire's are bringing out a Magazine, how fabulous is that, for all the details:-


Hope you like my wee card.  Thank you for visiting have a Wonderful Weekend and I will catch up with you all on Monday.

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Favourite Colour Combo at Little Claire's Digi Challenge - August

Well happy Mid week, my friends, I think the antibiotics are working, am feeling a tad better today.

Today we have a new August Challenge at:-


I decided to with Green and Orange, anything with Green is a great combo for me, but decided to go with the orange, as it was a perfect combo for the Autumn Scene Digi that I used.   What do you think?

Here is my card:-

Coloured with Promarkers and Pan Pastels
added Rafia , Candy and
Sentiment from Stash.

Anyone that has followed my blog for over a year, will know that Autumn is my favourite Season.  I hope you like my Fun card.

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

Clear it Out - Anything Goes (use Stash)
Through the Craft Room Door - TTCRD 4-10 August- Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - CH#71 - Always Anything Goes

Finally caught up on all my DT work and a little ahead (the way I prefer it), so will be visiting your blogs..and catching up with what you have all been up to, thank you for visiting, have a fabulous Wednesday.

Monday, 3 August 2015

Nautical at Ooh La La Creations - CH#186

Evening, all, was not able to do this post this morning, with being at the Dr's etc.

We have a new challenge at:-


Here is my card for the challenge:-


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

Sister's of Craft - August - Anything Goes
Crafting When We Can - CH#100 - Ribbon, Twine, Washi Tape
The Paper Players - CH#256 - Hip to be Square
DRS Designs - Create a Scene

Well that has been a full day job, hope you are all well, thank you for visiting.

Make it Girly at Whoopsi Daisy

Morning my friends, a tad late posting this, been suffering with a Urine Infection, and finding it hard to sit on my wee tush!,   Been to the Dr's this morning and on my 3rd lot of antibiotics since October, more than I have had in all the previous 51 years, LOL

Today we have a new challenge at:-


We have a new DT Member at Whoopsi Daisy - Lorna Milton, would be fab if you could pop over and leave her some love, Welcome to the team Lorna, hope you enjoy!

Here is my card for the challenge:-

Using -Hip Hip Hooray it's Daisy May CD - available HERE 
Sizzix decorative border stencil
Cosmic Shimmer Glitter from McOyster Paper Crafts at Poles Apart

Hope you like my card.

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

Crafts Galore - CH#20 - Anything Goes
Paper Creator's Challenge = CH#41 - Dies or Punches
Glitter N Sparkle - CH#148 - Anything Goes

Have a fabulous day, and thank you for visiting.

Saturday, 1 August 2015

Christmas in August at Lelli-Bot Challenge Blog

Morning again my friends, as promised, earlier today, we have a new challenge at:-


I made a couple of cards for the challenge, as I did not get around to sending Sam, samples for these 2 kits I made, thanks. to Baby Jack.

Using - Frosted Christmas

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

Christmas Stampin' All Year Round - CH#52 - Anything Goes (Christmas)
Jo's Scrap Shack - FFC~99 - Anything Goes
Simply Papercrafts - CH#10 - Anything Goes

Using - Christmas Candy Skulls

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

Crafting by Designs - August - Anything Goes
Inky Chicks - CH#52 - Add Metal Embellishment
Crazy Challenge - CH#202 - Monochromatic

I hope you can join us this month, you have to use Lelli-Bot Crafts, products to enter.  For all the rules and to see our Design Team inspiration, pop over HERE.

To find our Top 3 and Winner for CH#2 pop over HERE.  Many thanks to all who played along, and congratulations to the Winner and Top 3.

White on White - August Challenge at Delicious Doodles

Happy Saturday my friend, I hope you all have something lovely set up to enjoy..All quiet here in Edinburgh.

This month at:-


I do struggle with this theme, but I think this image, lends itself to a White on White theme, what do you think?

It would be fabulous to see you all joining in with us this month.

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

Brown Sugar - CH#157 - Animals
Crafting with Friends - CH#3 - Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts - CH#100 - Dry Embossing

I will be back in a bit with the new monthly challenge for Lelli-Bot Crafts, thank you for visiting, truly appreciate it, especially as I am struggling to get around to commenting on your blogs, I sure hope to rectify that this week...

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Step by Step - Lydia Goes Shopping

Good morning and happy Thursday to all...It is my turn to do the Step by Step, for Little Claire's Digi -which is quite apt today, as I will be meeting my Grand-daughter Sinead, who was 17 yesterday, for some birthday shopping and lunch.  It has been a very busy 2 weeks, my friend, and I hope you bear with me again..Kenny has some paternity leave so he, Hayley and little Jack, are visiting quite frequently, so have really had to use the spare time to catch up on my DT work.

I decided to make my 1st Pop Up card for my Step by Step this time,

Using - Lydia Goes Shopping (Free Digi)

I found that the Dinkie paper pads were perfect for using with the Pop Up Cards.

I decorated the Pop-Up card with Dinkies Papers - adding a border Using Tattered Lace - Kensington Border. I then coloured in Lydia Goes Shopping with Promarkers, using Soft Lime, Lemon and Canary for the Yellows, Denim Blue and Frosted Blue for the Blues, Satin and Blush for Skin, Tan and Tawny Owl for Hair...I added a touch of Gold Glitter Pen, to the Heart on the bag and the flower centre on the other bag.

I then die cut some fashion style images.

Here is the complete Card:-

Front View

Side View

Hope you like my wee Step by Step, and find some inspiration.  Thank you for reading.

Monday, 20 July 2015

Christmas in July and Baby Jack

Afternoon my friends, a little late with this post.  My life has been a whirlwind since last Sunday. Spent most of the week at ERI, with Kenny and Hayley, she was in a slow off and on labour, but at 2 cm kept getting sent home, on Thursday morning, we were back in the early hours, and they were determined to send her home again, without a check!  It turned out she was at 4 cm and headed then to the Labour Ward, where she gave birth to Jack Alexander Brian Watson at 12.15pm, he came in at a healthy 8lb 5oz, after being told on Monday that he was just a 6lb ish mark...Jack was not due until the 25th so a very early and welcome addition to our family.

Today we have a new challenge starting at:-


Here is my card:-

Using - Say it with Words

I made this card weeks ago and have been singing this song since then, mind you the weather, makes me also think it beginning to look a lot like Christmas, LOL.

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

Crafty Calender - Christmas in July
Daring Cardmakers - Christmas in July
Die R Us - CH#9 - Christmas in July

I would like to leave you with a picture of Baby Jack our 11th and hopefully final grandchild for a wee while anyway, LOL...


I was given the honour of being there, when this little bundle came into the world and was most surprised with his head of hair..our family the babies are bald, until about 3 years of age..LOL.

I am sure I will get to your blogs this week, did try doing some on Saturday night, but was interrupted with a visit from this wee man...love and hugs to you all.


Saturday, 11 July 2015

July in Bloom - Lots of Flowers at Little Claire's July Challenge

Happy Saturday my friends, hope you all have a super day, I very nearly blogged this card last Saturday, and just caught it in time, LOL..honestly with a Brain, I would be dangerous...LOL Hubby is off golfing so I am going to be doing some more samples today...will blog them very soon.

Well today is the start of the July Challenge at Little Claire's.


Here is my card for the challenge:-

Using Little Claire's Products
Pin, Ribbon and Flowers from Stash.
Fancy Ribbon made using a tutorial from my lovely friend Linda Simpson
hope I did it justice Linda! You can find the tutorial HERE.

Hope you like my card, had great fun making it...

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

Whimsy Stamps Challenge - CH#84 - use Ribbon, Lace or Twine
Clear it Out - Use your Stash (Pin, Ribbon and Flowers are from Stash)
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - CH#93 - Anything Goes twist (In the Garden)
Shopping Our Stash - CH#209 - Gingham Style

Hope you all have a fabulous day, and that the weather does not spoil your plan, thank you for visiting, love and hugs.

Friday, 10 July 2015

Gothic Rose - Full Works Kit - Samples

Morning all, Friday at last, been a long week, so glad the weekend is nearly upon us.  Whatever you have planned I hope you enjoy..My plans are to make more Samples, for another Lelli-Bot Crafts show, Next Friday, yes we are spoiling you this month, 2 more stamp sets and another Full Works Kit coming your way, am I a tease or what?, LOL.

However as promised yesterday, I am bringing you my samples for the Gothic Rose, Full Works Kit, that will be shown on.


Along with the new Kits there is going to be some fabulous prices for past Lelli-Bot Craft kits, so I hope you are able to watch and can grab a bargain.

Here are my Samples:-

As there is so many toppers in the kit, I used one to
Decoupage the Eyes, Teeth and Leaves.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:-
The Creative Card Crew - CH#91 - Die Cuts

I added Glitter to  the paper and topper here, sorry the Camera did not pick it up very well.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:-
Sisterhood of Crafters - Happy Birthday

Although this is the same Topper as above, they are both very different, do you agree?

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:-
Little Red Wagon - CH#297 - Birthday Theme


I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:-
Through the Craft Room Door - TTCRD 7th July - Anything Goes

The kits comes with both coloured and black and white toppers, that you can either colour yourself or keep as they are.

Hope you like my samples and are tempted to tune in and buy, the Kits are wonderful quality.  If you have yet to buy a Lelli Bot Crafts kit, today is the day, to tune in as there are great bargains to be had.

Have a fabulous day, and thank you for visiting...

Thursday, 9 July 2015

Gothic Rose - Samples

Afternoon, my friends, hope you are all well, I would like to share some samples I have made for tomorrow's

These are the Gothic Rose Stamp set samples:-


I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:-
Penny's Paper Craft Challenge - CH#235 Anything Goes


I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:-
Creative Moments - CH#72 - Anything Goes - Monochromatic

Ribbon Embellishment made using a tutorial from Linda Simpson, thank you for sharing Linda!

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:-
Papertake Weekly - CH#235 - Anything Goes


I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:-
Inky Impressions -IIC#217 - 2 or more die-cuts


I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:-
Creative Colours - CH#39 - Colour challenge plus use Twine

I hope you like the look of these stamps, they are a delight to work with, even for me with the shaky hands, who bins more than I keep, LOL...

Will be back in the morning with some more samples from the Gothic Rose, Full Works Kit.

Monday, 6 July 2015

All That Glitters at Ooh La La Creations

Afternoon my friends, hope your day is good so far...as promised I am back with my DT card for:-


This month's theme was chosen by our fabulous DT member - Deborah

Here is my card, now this is a bit fussy for me...but I thought that the image, asks for fussy, what do you think? 

Flowers made from left over papers from the Paula Oakley Collection
Backing Card, Mirri Card, Gems, Glitter Card, Gems, Charm, Pin from Stash
Bow made Using - Zutter Bind It ALL V2 available at JT's Ribbon Designs.

I hope you like my card.

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

CD Sunday - Flitter and Flutter (must use CD)
Come and Get It Challenge - Anything Goes WITH Flowers
Scrapper's Delight - Facebook and Blog CH#46 - Anything Goes

Have a brilliant day, off to finish samples before the Sun moves around to the bedroom!

Bling it ON at Whoopsi Daisy - July Challenge

Morning my friends, and happy Monday, hope you are all well and have had a super weekend.  Fibro struck again yesterday, but I did manage to sit and do a few samples for a Lelli-Bot show on Friday, that I will share over the coming days...

However I am here today to share my DT card for:-


A nice easy one this month, here is my card:-

Using - Tots 'N' Teens and Inbetweens CD
available HERE and HERE.
Bling , Bear and Heart Die, and Papers from Stash.

The winner and top 3 from the June challenge can be found HERE,   Thank you to all who took part, and hope you play along again this month.

Our New Rule - is 2 entries per person, except if you use a Whoopsi Daisy image you can have a 3rd entry.  Linnie now has some Digi Images in her Etsy Shop.

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

Glitter N Sparkle - CH#144 - Anything Goes
Robyn's Fettish - CH#271 - Anything Goes
Crafting Musketeers - CH#27 - Anything Goes

I will be back in a bit with my Ooh La La Creations - DT card...hope you will visit then, thank you for visiting me for this post. have a great day, xxx

Saturday, 4 July 2015

Alice in Wonderland 150th Birthday Blog Hop



Today we are celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Alice in Wonderland, and what better way to do that, than to share lots of creative projects inspired by this wonderful story.

Not only will you see lots of amazing artwork today, but you can also win prizes from the following amazing companies;







Prize winners will be selected from Random blogs throughout the hop using Random.org to select each winner.  In order to be eligible for a prize you must visit all stops on the hop and leave a comment. The prize draws will be open until July 18th, with winners announced on July 20th.

Here's my Alice in Wonderland inspired project;


Using an Image donated by Teri Sherman of Delicious Doodles
Coloured with Spectrum Noir Pencils
Still learning so please excuse my not so perfect colouring.
Gold Glitter Pen, and Glossy Accents
Embossed Key Embossing Folder onto Blue Card
added the Blue Embossed Mat to Gold Pearlescant card with Heart Brads
Die Cut - Clock Die onto Gold Pearlescant Card.
I had to take a picture of my Book, which I have had for Years!

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

Crafty Cats - CH#286 - Anything Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - Fun Day Friday - FFC#95 - Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft Challenge - CH#8 - Anything Goes


Blog Hop List
Kathi
Karen
Corrie
Emily
Geraldine
Carol
Avril
Lisa
Kim
Mo
Lorraine

Enjoy the Hop, hope you all join in.  Have a Wonderful day and thank you for visiting.