30 Apr 2011

Birthday Party @ Helen's

 This month over at the Ellephantastic challenge the theme is "Birthday /Party" you gotta get on over there to see the lovely DT work Helen's Design Team have made.
Helen has very kindly asked me to guest designer for her this month and this is what I made
Helen not only runs this great challenge but she's also a fab artist you can buy her image and lots more
Here at Helen's shop
I'm also sponsoring Helen's fantastic challenge each month so pop over to Ellephantastic challenge to see whats on offer for this months prize from my shop Die cut Dreams.
To make this card I used this super cute Tilda coloured with Copics
The sentiment is Penny Black
The papers, seem binding, button, punches I used all come from Stampin'up.
I am entering this card into the following challenges
Just Magnolia and hAnglar n sTanglar challenge Button, bow, bling
ATS Magnolia challenge Marvelous Magnolia "May" Moments... well it's my Birthday next Saturday so I guess for me that's a Marvelous May Moments !!! hope its important enough to count Pam ??!
Simon says challenge Anything goes Anniversary Blog hop
Have a great day
 Hugs
You can also see this card and lots of other Magnolia creations from the girls over at the Steel Magnolias

29 Apr 2011

Flutter Off Centre

Over at the Less is More Challenge this week the theme is "Off Centre"
This is my card for this weeks theme a plain white 6" square card the layered butterfly was cut with the new SU butterfly die and embossed with an SU embossing folder , the sentiment is by Whimsy and punched and layered using 2 EK Success large punches
I hope you are all enjoying your Bank Holiday weekend
Have a great day
Hugs..............

A Right Royal Wedding

The challenge theme at Die cut Dreams challenge blog is "Wedding" this time
The challenge actually started last Monday but as its the Royal wedding today I thought I'd save posting mine until today so I could remind you all to come and enter 
Please pop over and join in the fun and enter for a chance to win the fantastic prize that's up for grabs, Also you just got to go over and have look at the amazing creations my very talented Dream Design Team and special guest designer have made
I hope you enjoy the royal wedding and your day off
Hugs...........
 

24 Apr 2011

Paper Piecing Tilda

Hi Tilda Lovers!!! This time over at the Totally Tilda Challenge the theme is Paper piecing Tilda this time
Please pop over and join in the fun and enter for a chance to win the fantastic prize thats up for grabs from the lovely Lynne from Sentiments 4 You
Also you just got to go over and have look at the amazing creations my very talented Design Team and Guest designer have made.
You can also see this card and lots of other Magnolia creations from the girls over at the Steel Magnolias

21 Apr 2011

Candy Time

 
My friend  Lisa @ krafty-kutz has just started up her new blog 
plus we have our birthdays just one day apart in May 
So we've got some candy together over on Lisa's blog
I hope you'll pop over there for a chance to win one of 2 candy prizes that are up for grabs.

20 Apr 2011

Yes I'm late again !!!!

I'm gonna get the sack from my DT position over at the Digi Diva's Challenge Blog 
as I just realised I didn't post my DT card for last week, so I'm slipping it in now hoping Lynne (the Boss) won't notice !!! there is still just over a week for you to enter so I think she's let me off this time.
The theme is "FAIRIES, PIXIES AND ELVES" so get printing out those digital images & sentiments and pop over and join us for some digi fun for a chance to win the fab prize that's up for grabs this time which is from..............
Roberta is going to give the winner 5 of her lovely digital stamps of your choice.
Hop over to the Prairie Fairy Designs website DT Divas her images to work with,and Roberta has given the Digi Divas so you gotta see the other DT creations wow have those gals got talent !!!!
You can also win sentiment is from Sentiments 4 you please go over and have a look you'll find a sentiment for every occasion.
I hope Lynne will forgive me ....if not I'm dog meat !!! Ha ha xx

19 Apr 2011

Crafts 4 You

Hi I hope you are all enjoying this lovely sunny spring weather we are having at the moment, long may it last ....I hope !!!!
I just received my first order from Crafts for you
 a new shop that opened just a few days ago........
Which is the new venture of my DT member  Lynne who also runs Sentiments 4 You
  I hope you'll pop over and take a look at all the lovely goodies Lynne has to offer us crafters 
She has an array of crafty goodies and great prices
Stamps, Tools, Dies, inks, Card Blanks, Ribbons, Seam binding, Decorative Pins, Embellishments
Punches, and lots more
Have fun 
Hugs
Susie xx

It's all Black & White this Christmas !!!


This week over at Die cut Dreams Christmas Club Challenge we have one of Karen's special sketches for you to follow teamed up with a colour combo of Black and white. 
Please pop over and join in the fun and enter for a chance to win a special Guest Designer spot for Karen's next sketch/tut challenge that's up for grabs, and you got to have a peek at the amazing creations my very talented Christmas Design Team have made.
Remember our challenge now runs for 2 weeks so you have loads of time to enter and you can enter as many times as you like as long as you stick to the theme.

18 Apr 2011

LIM with Acetate

As you might know I love Stampin'Up "Stuff" and I have quite a lot of their products but I don't use them as much as I should, but since starting to join in the new "Less is More Challenge" I have been using my SU stash a bit more as I'm getting inspired by Mandi, Chrissie and the other challenge LIM entrants.
So when my lovely friend Victoria sent me the new Mini catalogue I couldn't help myself !!!! lol
My order just arrived this afternoon (and yes I spoilt myself !! ) some of which you can see in the photo above but there was so much I couldn't get it all in so see my list below, OMG they now do dies and embossing folders (by Sizzix but designs exclusive to Stampin'up) and embosslits too.
The new Seam Binding is to die for, not ........to mention the punches with matching stamps, and the new designer papers .....Ooooooh I could go on and on I'm in heaven!! ha ha
If you are not familiar with Stamp'in Up or you would like to see whats new pop over to Victoria's blog coz there is plenty to see over there, including the on-line catalogue, tutorials, and I always look forward the daily make from Victoria too.
Here's what I bought now don't dribble on your keyboard !!! ha ha 
118074 owl punch 
119976 square lattice folder
121812 fun flowers
121813 sweet buttons
114517 Manhattan flowers folder
120907 Decorative label punch
123440 four frames wood set
122000 Baby blossom clear set
121976 Clearly for you clear set
123677 strength and hope clear set
118138 beautiful wings
121952 A slice of life clear set
121782 spring time vintage papers
121884 rose red seam binding
121997 natures walk clear set
119945 Melon mambo 12x12
119945 rose red 12x12
122040 Button Button
121961 thanks for caring 
114507 beautiful butterflies
120175 vintage wallpaper folder
123475 wedding wheels
120453 just believe clear set
119943 riding hood red 12x12
19951 very vanilla 12x12
109010 river rock stampin pad
119799 12x12 assorted card stock
120118 Because I care, clear set
121781 sweet stitches papers
122330 pear pizzazz seam binding
Here's my card I made for this weeks Less is More Challenge, the theme is Acetate, not the easiest of cards to photograph, it should sit on one of my die cut stands but it was impossible to get a good picture without a reflection of my ugly mug and my camera in it, so the only way was to lay it flat ....you'll have to imagine its sat on the stand.
I used 2 of my own design large dies to cut the 6" scalloped back and the 5.5" Papermania acetate overlay circle.
The bird on a branch punch, Sentiment stamp and fancy square punch are all from SU, I hope its ok for your challenge Chrissie & Mandi and I welcome your advice , thanks for another great challenge girls, you pushed me out of my box this week but I was determined to have ago and not miss a week !!! lol
I look forward to finding out what you challenge us with next week . Hugs  xx

Ooh-La-La - Aqua, Bling & Sentiment

Over at the Ooh La La Challenge blog this fortnight the theme is
Aqua, Bling & Sentiment
Here on my DT card I have used a Floral shoe image from the "Shoes in bloom"CD this is my favourite CD it has so many lovely floral shoes and sentiments and is available from Oh-la-la Creations on-line shop
The die cut giant tag I layered is available from my shop Die cut Dreams (when I re-open in June) I run it thought an embossing folder to add depth & texture
The sentiment stamp is from Stamp'in up , I added some crystal gems in a swirl for the bling and to finish off a little bow tied with some seam binding.
I hope you like it and I hope you will pop over to the Ooh La La Challenge blog and join in the fun you don't need to use Ooh-La-La products to join in the challenge but if you have then we would love to see them in your creations.
Plus you must see the other beautiful creations the design team have made using the Ooh-La-La Creations CDs. 
Have a great day , I'm staying home today to wait for the UPS man who's gonna deliver my big Stamp'in up order ....ooooh I'm so excited !!! he he 

15 Apr 2011

Lastminute.com !!! for LIM

Last minute card for the Less is More Challenge 
where this week the theme is 
"A One Layer Card with the SENTIMENT as the focus of your creation"
I used another Stempelglade stamp which I bought over at Bunny Zoe crafts.
I added a few smokey black Doodlebug design Jewels and a little glitter (which isn't showing up well in the photo) with my glue pen to finish this simple card.
Have a fab weekend 
Hugs.............

12 Apr 2011

Sentiment Focus for the "LIMettes"

Over at the Less is More Challenge this week the theme is 
"A One Layer Card with the SENTIMENT as the focus of your creation"
Only one card for this weeks theme from me as I'm busy sorting out and getting ready for my packing boxes to arrive on Thursday but don't be fooled I still sadly haven't got a moving date ...which is driving me nuts !! lol.
I used a Stempelglade stamp from the Just a note set.
A couple of strokes of colour box Q chalk ink to give a soft focus colour in the background.
Then I drew round a nestie circle die but left a little gap to stamp the WoJ flourish and add the finishing touch I added 3 tiny pink Queen & co gems
Have a great evening
Hugs.............

11 Apr 2011

Totally Tilda Around the World



Hi Tilda Lovers!!! This time over at the Totally Tilda Challenge the theme  Tilda From Around The World (but not England)
Please pop over and join in the fun and enter for a chance to win the fantastic prize that's up for grabs from the lovely Nikki from Bunny-Zoe crafts,
Also you just got to go over and have look at the amazing creations my very talented Design Team have made
You can also see this card and lots of other Magnolia creations from the girls over at the Steel Magnolias

Hanging around for Easter @ DCD

This time at Die cut Dreams challenge blog the theme is Easter
Please pop over and join in the fun and enter for a chance to win the fantastic prize that's up for grabs, Also you just got to go over and have look at the amazing Easter creations my very talented Dream Design Team have made plus we have a fab Guest designer joining us for Easter.
I entered this into Magnolia stamp Lovers Challenge  who also have an Easter theme this week. 
You can also see this card and lots of other Magnolia creations from the girls over at the Steel Magnolias

10 Apr 2011

Tilda's Making A Scene at the DCD Christmas Club


This week over at Die cut Dreams Christmas Club Challenge we have the theme.....wait for it ...it's a big one !! ha ha .......
"Create a Christmas Scene - must use at least TWO stamps one of which MUST BE A TILDA"
We are sponsored this week by our lovely DT member Lynne over at Sentiments 4 You
Lynne has kindly supplied the DT girls and myself with her sentiments to use on our cards so please pop over and join in the fun and enter for a chance to win the fantastic prize that's up for grabs this week, 
Also you just have to go over and have look at the amazing creations my very talented Christmas Design Team have made as examples
You can also see this card and lots of other Magnolia creations from the girls over at the Steel Magnolias

9 Apr 2011

Punch Drunk !!! lol

I have to tell you about a shop I found on eBay this week that has Martha Stewart punches and EK Success Punches at really really reasonable price, I bought this lot this week so why not go take a look and pick up a bargain.
The shop is run by a very helpful guy Steve the shop is called  Very crafty2011
Now girls don't say I don't share a bargain with you !!!
Have a great weekend
Hugs..............

6 Apr 2011

OMG I Forgot !!!!!!!..............


........ To post my DT card for this weeks Die cut Dreams Christmas Club Challenge 
so you only have until Friday (12 noon GMT) to enter sorry sorry sorry !!!
We have the theme "A Fairy Merry Christmas" this week and we are sponsored by the lovely talented Roberta over at Prairie Fairy Designs who has given my lovely team so fab fairy images to work with this week and they have made some great cards.
Please pop over and join in the fun and enter for a chance to win the fantastic prize that's up for grabs this week from Prairie Fairy Designs

4 Apr 2011

Ooh-La-La its Easter !!!!

Over at the Ooh La La Challenge blog this fortnight the theme is Easter here on my DT card I have used Cracked paint effect BP from the "Shoes in bloom"CD this is my favourite CD, I printed it out on white card in several colours and die cut the Eggs from it, it's available from Oh-la-la Creations on-line shop
I hope you like it and I hope you will pop over to the Ooh La La Challenge blog and join in the fun you don't need to use Ooh-La-La products to join in the challenge but if you have then we would love to see them in your creations.
Plus you must see the other beautiful creations the design team have made using the Ooh-La-La Creations CDs.
I have also entered this card into the Easter challenge @ magnolia-licioushighlites
You can also see this card and lots of other Magnolia creations from the girls over at the Steel Magnolias

3 Apr 2011

Strawberry white wash

Happy Mothers day ladies , I hope you are all having a nice relaxing day
Over at the Less is More Challenge this week they have a colour theme "A Touch of Red"
This is my card for this weeks theme I used my own design die cuts and I used 2 different cuttlebug embossing folders to add texture.
The Sentiment stamp is from my lovely friend Nicky's shop Stamping all day

Have a great day
Hugs..............

Oh So Sweet Tilda


Hi Tilda Lovers!!! There is still time to enter the Totally Tilda Challenge you have until Friday the theme is "Sweet Treats Tilda"
Please pop over and join in the fun and enter for a chance to win the fantastic prize thats up for grabs, Also you just got to go over and have look at the amazing creations my very talented Design Team have made
I'm entering my card into the Magnolia Stamp Lovers challenge where they have the theme "Ribbon"
You can also see this card and lots of other Magnolia creations from the girls over at the Steel Magnolias

2 Apr 2011

Anything But A Square Or Rectangle

 This month over at the Ellephantastic challenge the theme is "Anything But A Square Or Rectangle" you gotta get on over there to see the lovely DT work Helen's Design Team have made.
Helen has very kindly asked me to guest designer for her this month and this is what I made
Helen not only runs this great challenge but she's also a fab artist you can buy her image and lots more
Here at Helen's shop
I'm also sponsoring Helen's fantastic challenge each month so pop over to Ellephantastic challenge to see whats on offer for this months prize from my shop Die cut Dreams although we are closed at the moment getting ready to move but we will be re-opening at the end of May/ beginning of June.
Have a great day
 Hugs
You can also see this card and lots of other Magnolia creations from the girls over at the Steel Magnolias 

1 Apr 2011

TPC GD & DCD Sponsor

 
Hi everyone hope you are all well and looking forward to a bright and sunny day wherever you are.
Over at the Totally Paper craft Challenge  the theme this week is "One for the boys" my mate Sue
asked me if I'd make a guest designer card for the challenge as I'm this weeks sponsor so I made this boys card using the adorable Sugar Nellie Thomas, coloured with Copics and I also used Hop scotch K&Company DP.
The prize you can see pictured above is a selection of gardening themed designer die cuts ideal for men's cards and all from my shop Die cut Dreams although we are closed at the moment getting ready to move but we will be re-opening at the end of May beginning of June.
 I hope you will pop over and have a look at the fantastic creations the Totally Paper craft Design team
have made and join in the fun.