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Monday, 28 July 2014

Sleigh Bells Ring

Morning and another new week, my lovely friend, I hope your weekend was great, mines was really quite good, and a lovely visit from Mhairi and Adam (with Noah, which was unexpected) just sealed the weekend...

Using - Sheet 604

Well as always on a Monday morning we have a new challenge from Whoopsi Daisy, which is very easy, use 2 or More Dies....see easy peasy, hope you will all join in with us.

We have a new DT member on board this week, Sue, whom I have come to know very well, since she joined the Whoopsi Daisy Fans Page, on Facebook.  So congratulations Sue so happy for you. Would be lovely if you could pop over to Sue's blog and give her some love.

The Winner and Top 3 from last week can be found HERE.   Congratulations and thank you to all who entered our challenge.

There is a new Freebie at the Shop, it is so pretty, go over and pick her up.

As always here are the rules and prizes for our challenge:-

You don't have to use a Whoopsi Daisy image to play along, everyone has a chance to win, their choice of One Sheet from the Whoopsi Daisy Shopbut if you do use a Whoopsi Daisy image, and win, you can have 2 sheets from the shop...so come on, would be fabulous to have you playing along.  There are lots of new sheets in the Shop and also a brand new CD available here, or here 

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

613 Avenue Create - CH#82 - Anything Goes (opt, use a Sentiment)
Christmas Card Challenge - CH#35 - Anything Goes (Christmas)
My Perfect Life - Festive 48 - Week 29 - Any Christmas Card
The Corrosive Challenge - CH#204 - Christmas in July
Hiding in My Craft Room - HIMCR#159 - Christmas in July
Bloggers - Christmas in July
That's Crafty! Challenge - Christmas in July

That is all from me for now, have a Wonderful day and many thanks for visiting.

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Goal Kick

Happy Sunday my friends, I sure hope that you are all going to have a fabulous day, I will be crafting, then there will be a visit from Mhairi and Adam (minus Noah, boo hoo) as they are popping through to Ikea to pick up some bedroom furniture...so I thought before all that and whilst everyone is still asleep in this house, I would share a card that I have made for my Grandson John's 7th Birthday coming up in August, he is football daft, so I think he will like this card..

I recently won a challenge at Pink Gem Designs, and chose this as one of my winning images. Hope you like it.

and football papers bought from Mc Oyster Paper Crafts at Poles Apart

I forgot to say that John supports Celtic Football Club, hence the colours.

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

Pink Gem Designs - CH#124 Spots and Stripes - Must use BOTH
(hope this fits, Spots being the footballs and the Stripes on his shorts)
Crafty Catz - CH#241 - Anything Goes
Fairy Tale Challenge - CH#96 - Use a Digital Stamp
Hobbybook Designer Challenge - Lots of Circles

That is all from me for now, have a brilliant day and many many thanks for visiting, I truly appreciate it xxxx

Friday, 25 July 2014

Ruby Wedding Anniversary and Imagination Crafts - C&C Times

Happy Friday, my lovelies, well today would have been my lovely Gran's 100th birthday, so Tommy and I are heading to Dundee, for a celebratory lunch for one of the most amazing women, that I have ever known. Before I go, I wanted to share a card I made for my Uncle (Mike, my Gran's youngest son, and also my big brother) and Auntie Ginette (who is so much like my gran, in temperament that it is unbelievable).  They celebrated their 40th Wedding Anniversary on 6th July, I was their flower girl..They are very special people to me, and when they came home from Canada (after 10 years), they settled in Edinburgh, because I lived here...geez what a speech, LOL...

Also wanted to let you all know that Imagination Crafts are on Create and Craft today....don't miss the shows...I have had to tape, so will enjoy watching them back...some of our DT girls have made Amazing projects for the shows...The times of the shows are, 8am, 11am, 2pm, 4pm and 7pm.

Ruby Anniversary Card

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

Cute Card Thursday - CH#331 - For the Birds
In the Pink - CH#49 - Animal Antics
Crafter's Cafe - CH#73 - Anything Goes
Fab 'n' Funky - CH#224 - Walk on the Wild Side
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Die Cuts and/or Punches
Through The Craft Room Door - 22-29 July - Always Anything Goes

That is all from me for now, thank you for visiting and have a fabulous day.



Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Holiday Time at the Paper Shelter

Afternoon my lovelies and I hope your day has been great, as promised I am back with a card I started, yesterday...The Paper Shelter has a Holiday Time challenge, I had in my possession Bon Voyage, so decided to make a wee card.


I hope you like her, I am back upstairs to finish off a couple of projects, before Brian comes in from Work, expecting Tea..LOL..

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

Crafty Boots - Summer Holiday
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes
The Pink Elephant - TPE260 - Summer Time
The Ribbon Girl - Aqua/Turquoise - Must USE Ribbon
Crafty Calender - July - Fun in the Sun
Open-Minded Crafting Fun - Vacation Related

I promise that is all from me for today, see you all tomorrow and thank you for visiting..xxxx

Victoria

Morning my lovelies, well yesterday was a sleep day, so today, must be a making cards and projects day...

I want to share a card I made last week, using Funky Kits - Sugar Nellie - Victoria

Sugar Nellie - Victoria - available HERE

I love this image, it so reminds me of Mhairi, when she was little, except she would never, ever, wear a hat, LOL.

I used backing paper from my stash and die cuts and glitter gems also from my stash, hope you like my card.

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

Crafting from the Heart - CH#28 - Always Anything Goes
Scribble and Scrap - CH#28 - Always Anything Goes
Totally Gorjuss - CH#245 - Butterflies
Fairy Tale - CH#96 - Use a Digi Stamp
Polkadoodles - Wk#28 - Add a Little Twinkle

I am hoping to be back later with a card I am in the middle of making, so fingers crossed, until then, be good, have fun, and hugs to ALL.


Monday, 21 July 2014

Vintage at Ooh La La Creations - CH#161 and DT CALL

As promised here is my 2nd DT post for today.  Today at Ooh La La Creations - CH#161 is Vintage.

Images and Blue Paper from Yesterday's Memories, available HERE.


Thank you for playing along with us for our Easel Card challenge.   The Winner and Top 3 can be found here.

There is a DT Call for Ooh La La Creations, and as a Newbie myself, I have to say that the quality of Artwork is outstanding.  So if you like playing with CD's and Enjoy commenting on Blogs, this might be for you..ALL DETAILS HERE.  Good Luck.

I hope you like my attempt at Vintage.

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

Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenges - CH#38 - Anything Goes
Alphabet Challenge - L - for LACE
Sister Act Card Challenge - CH#66 - Anything Goes
Charisma's Cardz Challenge - CH#15 - Anything Goes
Delightful Challenges - Button Button

Thank you for visiting, have a fabulous day, love and hugs to all.

Lot's of Pink at Whoopsi Daisy

Happy Monday, my friends, and I hope that you have had as good a weekend as I, Sinead and I had a fabulous day out shopping for her 16th birthday, Grandad has lots less pennies in his bank, this morning, LOL.

So this week at Whoopsi Daisy, we would like to see Lots of Pink, on your creations, a nice easy one, and this one I made for Sinead from her Uncle Kenny and Auntie Jenny, do you think she will like it?

Using - Sheet 539

I ordered a Princess Dress Die, but it was not in stock and I am still waiting, so I printed out 2 Free Dresses, one on coloured paper and one blank..available HERE, at Paper Printable's of £6 per year you can have access to such a fabulous amount of papers and images.  I also used Memory Box, Handbag, Dress Form and Ribbon Die from the most super craft shop - McOyster Paper Crafts at Poles Apart - Cupar.

We had a fantastic amount of entries to last weeks challenge, many thanks to you who joined us, the Winner and Top 3 can be found HERE.  Congratulations.

I have started a Whoopsi Daisy Fan Page on Facebook and we have some lovely girls there and Stephen, so come and join our group with only 3 rules..LOL....you can find us HERE.

As always here are the rules and prizes for our challenge:-

You don't have to use a Whoopsi Daisy image to play along, everyone has a chance to win, their choice of One Sheet from the Whoopsi Daisy Shopbut if you do use a Whoopsi Daisy image, and win, you can have 2 sheets from the shop...so come on, would be fabulous to have you playing along.  There are lots of new sheets in the Shop and also a brand new CD available here, or here  Also remember to look out for Freebies, also available in the Shop.  

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

Glitter N Sparkle - CH#94 - Birthday
That Craft Place - Anything Goes
Di's Digi Design - Punches and/or Dies
Creative Corner - Love of Ribbon
Wags 'n Whiskers - CH#133 - Anything Goes

I will be back in a while with my Ooh La La Creations, DT card, until then, hugs to all.

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head!

Morning my lovelies, well as promised, a Cutie for you all today..LOL


I made this cutie for the current Pink Gem Designs challenge - CH#123 - Animals (Any/Birds, Teddies,all included).  April Showers is a Freebie available here, and how cute is he?  I printed him out a couple of times and decoupaged him a little.  Added die-cuts and dew drops, and a song sentiment...well you guys have me singing some songs, so I thought I would return the favour, LOL.  Hope you like my card.

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

Crafting by Design - Use a Sentiment
MOO-Mania - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge - CH#186 - Anything Goes
Bearly-Mine - Let's Go Digital
Card and Scrap - CH#79 - Bright Colours
Crafts Galore - July - Use a Stamp or Digi
Doodle Pantry - DPDC48 - Make it Christmas or Make a Splash

Well me lovelies that is all from me for today, thank you for visiting and have a fabulous day.


Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Them Skeleton's NEVER Rest!

Morning my lovelies, and I am sorry this is the time of the month that I bring you my Darker stuff, but because I love you and thank you for visiting, even though it is not your thing (don't think it is my thing either) I have added a little humour.. many thanks to my MUM - Jane - who gave me a good kick up the bum yesterday (gentle mind) and got me to finish this project, thanks Mum...

So without further ado, here is my Tag for A Step in The Dark - CH#6 - Anything Goes (opt. Use some Metal)

A Coffin Tag using Skellie Gossip from Ike's Art
Metal Charm and Flowers sent to me by my lovin Sis, Andree, thanks again hun.

The Winner and Top 3 from CH#5 can be found here.

Our  Sponsor for this challenge is:-


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

Craft My Life - Anything BUT a Card June/July
My Craft Spot - Anything BUT a Card
Anything BUT a Card - CH#37
Punk You Girl - Skeletons and Secrets

That is all from me for now, come back tomorrow and I promise you some Cute, Fluffy, much more my kind of project, I have decided, LOL...have a great day, love and hugs to ALL.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Mid-Month Inspiration - Anything Goes at Imagination Crafts

Happy Tuesday my friends, yesterday was a very sleepy day, but here I am at 2.51 a.m. wide awake, LOL..so I am bringing you my Mid-Month Inspiration - Anything Goes Challenge at Imagination Crafts.

Stencil - Grungy Ledger
Patterned Card - Summer Script Calico
Sparkle Medium - Antique Bronze

I got this Typewriter die in the Sizzix Sale and I just wanted so much to be able to use it...it reminded me of an Aunt of my Dad's who worked in an office, many moons ago, and when we visited I was in awe of the Big Black Typewriter.  It and she had a profound effect on my life, and I became the fastest and youngest, Personal Secretary at Dundee University.  I have loved and still love typing, and cringe when I see my Hubby who is a Manager, doing 2 finger typing, LOL...

Please remember to pop over to the Imagination Crafts Blog, as we have some fabulous step by step projects by the DT, and I am learning from them everyday, I can tell you, I am so in AWE of being on this Design Team.

The prize for the challenge is a whopping £40 voucher to spend in Imagination Crafts Shop,  how amazing is that.   The rules of the challenge can be found here.

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

Crafting from the Heart - CH#27 - Always Anything Goes
My Craft Creations - 7/7-19/7/14 - Anything Goes
Through the Purple Haze - Birthday (Blog Hop also to celebrate their Birthday)
Glitter N Sparkle - CH#93 - Anything Goes
Scribble and Scrap - CH#22 - Always Anything Goes
Pumpkin Spice - CH#78 - Anything Goes
ABC Challenge - P is for PEARLS

That is all from me for now, have a fabulous day and thank you for visiting.

Monday, 14 July 2014

Christmas in July - yes you heard right!

Happy Monday, and I hope you have all had a fabulous weekend...I want to thank you ALL for the lovely comments you left me yesterday, you are so lovely and I have had a tear in my eye, I can tell you.

After a crash down the outside steps, yesterday morning, I made it to Dundee and had the most lovely time with my daughter Nikki (who is back crafting, would love if you could pop over and give her some love) and her gorgeous family, many thanks to the Chef, also, so Birthday Shopping has been arranged for Sinead so well looking forward to that, LOL...Anyway, back to business and how good it is to be back

Today at Whoopsi Daisy we would like to see your Christmas in July, projects...

Using - Daisy and Friends at Christmas CD
Now I have a start on the Christmas cards for my many Grandsons LOL, but I chose this image, as it has the Poodle, on it, and today my Gorgeous, faithful JET is 4 Years Old, so Happy Birthday Jet.

Winner and Top 3 from last weeks challenge can be found here. Thank you ALL who entered and congratulations to the winners.

I have started a Whoopsi Daisy Fan Page on Facebook and we have some lovely girls there and Stephen, so come and join our group with only 3 rules..LOL....you can find us HERE.

As always here are the rules and prizes for our challenge:-

You don't have to use a Whoopsi Daisy image to play along, everyone has a chance to win, their choice of One Sheet from the Whoopsi Daisy Shopbut if you do use a Whoopsi Daisy image, and win, you can have 2 sheets from the shop...so come on, would be fabulous to have you playing along.  There are lots of new sheets in the Shop and also a brand new CD available here, or here  Also remember to look out for Freebies, also available in the Shop.  

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

Dragon Fly Dreams - July - Something from your Birth Month (well I am born on Santa's Birthday, LOL)
My Perfect Life - Anything Goes Christmas
Quirky Crafts - CH#14 - Christmas in July using Dies and or Punches
The Glory of Christmas - Anything Goes as long as it is Christmas
Completely Christmas - Anything Christmas Goes
Fairytale Challenges - Anything Children (for/with/too.from)
Simply Create too - Christmas in July

Before I go, in honour of Jet's 4th birthday, here is a picture taken at Jenny's 21st last week, with my Grandson Brendan and Jet (with his Summer hair cut, Jet I mean, LOL)

Jet and Brendan

Thank you for visiting and have a fabulous day.

Sunday, 13 July 2014

Sweet Sixteen

Morning my lovely blog friends, and can I say, that it is good to be back, have missed you all, suffice to say, that the problem with my Shoulder and Hand, have been dealt with.


Today I want to share a card, that I made for The Paper Shelter's challenge - Birthday Card with a Sentiment...a perfect opportunity to make a 16th Birthday card for my super gorgeous Grand-daughter, Sinead..who will be 16 on the 29th July, and I just cannot believe that I am a Granny to a near 16 year old...she is my best friend and shopping buddy...and I bought this image (which kind of looks like her) from The Paper Shelter Shop - she is called - Summery  I hope you like my card, and can I say, I got real bored (not a word I like) reading and was so happy to get back into my Craft-room.

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

Allsorts - WK#267 - Splish Splash Splosh
Crafty Calender - July - Summertime Fun
Little Claire's - CH#47 - Summertime
Fussy and Fancy Friday - All About the Girls

That is all from me for today, we are off to Dundee, to see our daughter and grandchildren, so whatever you do have a fabulous day, hugs to ALL.

Monday, 7 July 2014

Sneaky Peak - Step by Step

Morning, hope you are all well, I am still suffering with my hand and shoulder, but have a Dr's appointment today, so we will see..

I have my Sneaky Peak for the Imagination Crafts Step by Step....


I hope you can pop over and see the finished product....thank you,

I don't have a project for Whoopsi Daisy, but they have a White on White this week..here is the link for the challenge, Here.

Also Ooh La La are having an Easel Card for the next 2 weeks, again I have no project, but here is the link....

I am sorry I have not been visiting your blogs my friends, miss speaking to you all and getting inspiration, hopefully I will be back soon....hugs xxxx

Friday, 4 July 2014

Anything Goes with a Delicious Doodles Image - CH#95

Evening my lovely friends (I have Jenny typing for me).  I am a bit late with my Delicious Doodles, project, I am sorry, still suffering with pain in my right hand and shoulder..hope you are all well and I will make this as quick as I can.  I have tried to do some blog comments, and hope to catch up with those, whom I have missed..

For the Summer, we at Delicious Doodles, have decided to have Anything Goes with a Delicious Doodles Image, and this CH#95 will last for 2 weeks, so plenty of time to play along.

Using - Holly Fairy
Paper from a Paper Pad bought at Southfield Stationers
Embellishments from Craftwork Cards - Christmas Post collection

We hope that you will play along with us during the Summer.  The Winner and Spotlighter's from last week can be found, HERE.

As per usual at Delicious Doodles these are the rules:-

As always the winner of Delicious Doodles gets 5 images from the store.  We only allow 1 entry per person, to make things fair, BUT if you use a Delicious Doodles image, you can enter the same project a 2nd time, using your blog address and adding 2nd entry using DD image in the comments....Hope you can join us.

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

Simply Create Too - CH#65 - Christmas in July
Christmas at Sweet Stampin - Christmas Fairies
Hambo Hoedown - Tis the Season

We have Jenny's 21st BBQ tomorrow, so it will probably be Sunday, before you see me again, have a lovely weekend and thank you for visiting.

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Dark Fantasy - Anything Goes at A Step in Dark

Good morning, so Half Past Week, is here already, how did that happen, LOL,,also much scarier is the fact that my "Little Brother" is 50 today, so Happy Birthday Cameron, the best Brother a girl could ask for. That does make me feel old, LOL

Anyway, onto the business of the day, we have reached CH#5 - at A Step in the Dark, which is Dark Fantasy/Anything Goes.


If you pop over to the Challenge Blog, you will catch up on news of our new Teamie - Maureen Scott, welcome hun, and also our GDT - Donna, and our Teamie Susan, who is having a wee break, hope you are back soon, Susan. Also you will see all the fabulous projects that the DT have come up with for your inspiration.

The Winners from CH#4 can be found here, congratulations and many thanks for joining us, hope to see you all again this fortnight.

Our Sponsor and Prize for CH#5 is:-

Aurora Wings - $15 Gift Certificate for the Shop

Now onto my card, I really struggle with both hair and animal colouring, and I really feel that I did not do justice to this wonderful image, all I know is I have to do lots of practicing and watching videos..

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

A Girl Who Crafts - July - Anything Goes
A Little Bit Crafty - It's Magic
Bearly-Mine - July - Let's Go Digital
Cards Galore - Use a Stamp or Digi
Just For Fun - CH#1 - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting, my friends and I am hoping to get back into my craftroom for a wee while today, I would cross my fingers, if I could, LOL...have a fabulous day.