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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.



Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Add some Sparkle at Lelli-Bot Crafts Challenge

Phew made it to DT card 3, only taken 2 hours, LOL...well as promised I am bringing you my DT card for:-


Here is my Card:-

Using Lelli-Bot Crafts - Twit Twoo
Memory Box - Leaf Die from McOyster Paper Crafts at Poles Apart
Hunkydory Angel Whispers - Glitter and Silver Mirri Card  from Hunkydory Crafts
Flower Punches (had forever, not sure, what make!)  from Stash

You can't see from the picture, but I added Glitter dots all over the Topper.  Hope you like my card.

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

Card Mania - July - CH#70 - Anything Goes
Sparkle and Sprinkle - July - Anything Goes with loose Glitter
Amusing Challenge - July - Anything Goes (No Digi's)
Scribble and Scrap - Sadly Last Challenge

I hope you have enjoyed the projects I have brought to you today, if you have missed the DT projects for Little Clare's Digi - Holiday Challenge you can find it HERE, and Delicious Doodles - Myth and Magical you can find it HERE.

Thank you for being part of my journey today, I will leave you in peace now, LOL..have a wonderful day...I have to start getting the Birthday Girl's, day organised.

Myth and Magic at Delicious Doodles - July Challenge

Morning again my friends, I am here with my July DT card for:


Here is my DT card for the challenge:-

Coloured using Promarkers
Steampunk Dies and Gems from McOyster Paper Crafts at Poles Apart
Keys Embossing Folder from Crafter's Companion

For the winner of our Blog Hop and CH#1, DT pop over HERE.

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

Digi Chooseday - Add some Embossing - 2nd Entry
Ike's World - CH#41 - Fantasy
Crafty Cardmakers - CH#141 - Sentiment
Eclectic Ellapu - Purple Team - Steampunk

Thank you for visiting again, will be back soon with my 3rd project, until then have a fabby day, love and hugs to all xxx

Holiday's at Little Claire's Digi CH#7

Morning my friends, well the 1st of July already - today is my youngest daughter Jenny's birthday, cannot believe that at 22 she is now my youngest, where does time go..LOL..

Well today we have the 


Now this can be any holiday, as it is July I went for Summer Holiday...here is my card.

Coloured using Spectrum Noir Pencils - From McOyster Paper Crafts at Poles Apart
and Promarkers
Backing Paper from Making Cards July edition
Memory Box - Fluffy Dies - McOyster Paper Crafts at Poles Apart
Crafters Companion - Beach Huts Embossing Folder
Shell and Starfish Dies from my Gorgeous Crafting Sister - Andree (thank you)
Gold Stickles, Bow and Backing card from my Stash

Thankfully today the sun is shining, so not too hard to share this Summer Card, LOL.

For the Winner of CH#6 and too see our fabulous DT's inspiration pop over HERE

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

City Crafters - CH#268 - Nautical 
Digi Chooseday - CH#26 - Use Some Embossing
A Gem of a Challenge - CH#147 - Summertime

I will be back later with another 2 DT cards, thank you for visiting and hope you will come back later...have a lovely day.

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Vintage Seamstress!

Morning my friends, hope you are all well.   Over the weekend, I managed to do 2 cards, which are NOT, my DT or Samples...been ages since I have done this, so pretty chuffed, LOL..

I made the card below to specifically enter



This is the picture, so many colours to choose from!

Hope you like my wee make...will be back tomorrow with no less than 3 DT cards, so hope you will visit again then...have a fabulous day and hope the Sun Shines where you are!

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

Crafting from the Heart - CH#66 - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - CH#268 - Anything Goes
Robyn's Fettish - CH#270 - Add Lace

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Happy 40th Birthday and Deal of the Month at Little Claire's

Morning my friends, hope you are all well.  I am here today to share a card I made for my Niece to give to her friend.  Her friend turned 40 at the end of May and was celebrating her birthday by going to Las Vegas, so I added a charm for her Pandora bracelet that she could cut off and keep, I was also told that she loved bling..think I managed that...

Also before I share my card, I wanted to let you know about the Deal of the Month at Little Claire's it is a fabulous deal:- One DAY ONLY.

Pop over to the Little Claire's Shop and take advantage
of the fabulous deal.

Here is my card:-

All items from Stash
Ribbon from JT's Ribbon Designs

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

Through The Craft Room Door - June 23-29 - Anything Goes
Card Mania - CMC#69 - Use a Metal Embellishment
Dream Valley - CH#109 - Girly
The Paper Girls - CH#82 - Happy Birthday

Have a lovely day, and don't forget to grab a bargain..thank you for visiting.