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Thursday, 29 November 2012

Natalie and Amys challenge Winter Wishes

Hi everyone welcome to my Second post for today we have another challenge over at
and for this challenge the theme is 
Winter Wishes
a lovely theme

 Hi here is the cute image I used from crafters companion I used distress markers to colour this little cutie in and added stickles to the hat and coat the image looks a bit lighter than I wanted but  he is still a cutie
the stick pin is from Natalies and Amys hop and comes in a kit to make a about 5 stick pins.

so there we go hope you like my little creation pop along to the challenge blog to see my fellow teamies creations and also the shop to see some fab goodies

Sugar Bowl challenge 97 sketch and winters tale

Hi everyone hope you are all having a great week, today we have new challenge over at the
the sketch this week is nice and easy

With the optional theme of 
A Winters Tale

for this card I used the fab new stamp of mine called Gingerbread and is available in a christmas set at them moment home grown manga
I stamped her out with coco momento to give  softer edgy I then coloured her with copics the papers from from my christmas stash I cant remember where I got them from sorry. I edge the papers with pearl acrylic paint but it came out silver not the effect I was looking for but hey ho I then added stickles all round for some snowy bling. I added some lace trim down the middle and some white ribbon then made a bow with the same ribbon and finished with a red pearl stickpin which I made.  The sentiment is from CC designs I also added some gems on each side.

so there you go hope you like my card pop along to the sugar bowl to enter into the challenge and to see my fellow teamies great greations 


Monday, 26 November 2012

Shabby Vintage notice board

Hi folks well its the beginning of the week the weekend goes so quick I hate cold early mornings brrrr 
anyway I have been working on a little project and I really enjoyed making it.

I wanted to make a padded  notice board but I had never made one before so went for a smaller version also because I wanted to film it as well so needed one big enough to fit on the screen of my camera lol

so here it is I hope you like it I went for a shabby vintage look

 So I used a Artist Canvas I actually got this one from a pound store and it had a lion on it for kids to paint but I wanted this so and it didnt matter about the lion as I was going to cover it up lol 
I used foam padding 8mm 

I used various flowers and pearls the big bling is part of a dangerly earing from Primark lol and the little girl is was a free gift from Crafts and me 
the ribbon and organza flower are from Fiona jennings freestyle crafts esty store

 The metal corners where from Natalies and Amys store I must get more they are fab
The lace a material is from my stash so there you go I hope you like my little project, check out my tutorial page to watch me create this project 


Wednesday, 21 November 2012

My name is Gnorm the Gnome

Hi welcome hump day hope you are all having a great midweek
today I have a fab card for you using one of my fav stamps 
From Vilda Stamps which I got from Live and love Crafts 
which currently has a DT call oh I wish lol

they are so cute

These are so easy to colour and they look so fab I love them and coloured this image with copics
The papers are from indigo Blue pink paisley they are double sided and scrum.
I used a cotton doily from a car boot haul 
The ribbon is from Live and love crafts which arrived today so I just had to play as did the yummy raspberry embellishies they look good enough to eat lol (but please dont lol) 
The body paper clip is also from LALC love them to 
The stick pin is made by me and the butterfly is from Fiona Jennings esty store Jennings644
I also used petaloo flowes and and a pearl bead is from live and love crafts
I distressed all the paper with my new Zutter distressing tool omg I love it.

so there you go hope you like todays creation

thank you for looking please leave a comment and let me know 

I would like to enter this challenge into the following challenge

Creative craft Challenge ... Bingo (I picked Distress, stamps, bling)the bling is on my flowers
Through the craftroom door ... anything goes 

Monday, 19 November 2012

Altered Jar

Hi my wonderful followers
my second post today I just wanted to do a quick post to show you the Altered Jar I made 

I used white gesso, Crackle paint, walnut stain then to finish decoupage sealer on the lid before I decorated it 

 The Jar is from Ikea

The flower in the centre I made following a tutorial by Fiona of jennings644 YouTube channel
I also got some of the flowers from her Etsy shop
and the Petaloo ones are from Natalie and Amy's shop
lace trims from my stash
there is a YouTube video on my Tutorial page on how I decorated this if you would like more details

Shabby chic Altered Peg

Hi crafters to day I have something a bit different for you 
I got some fab jumbo pegs from Natalies and Amys shop and I real fun creating this fun quick project
the pegs are so cheap but once decorated they are stunning

I used buttercup Acrylic paint then mix white gesso with it to lighten the colour 
if you go to my tutorial page there is a full YouTube video on how I decorated this peg

Hope you like my little project and dont forget to check out the tutorial page

Items I used
Peg ... Natalie and Amy's shop
lace .... Esty
Flatback pearls...Esty
Large pearl bead broach and love crafts
Inca Gold ...Esty
Beaded Spray..... I made myself tutorial to follow soon
flat back trim...Ebay

Sunday, 18 November 2012

Last few hrs of the Kenny K DT call

Hi everyone well feeling loads better today sometimes it sucks being a female lol
anyway I almost missed the fabby DT Call for KennyK it ends at midnight tonight so if  you want to enter you have a little time left 

I used this gorg image from KennyK and she is blooming sexy
I coloured her with copics I wanted to keep the colours real and current for a chick of out for a night with some friends lol (who am I kidding she out OUT on the Zazzle go girl)
the wire wrap stick pin I made check out my tutorial for a you tube vid on how to make them
The lace is from my stash and the flowers are from Petaloo which I bought from Natalie and Amys store and they are so gorg I think the paper is Prima a 6x6 paper pad I will look out the name and update
The ribbon is also from my stash. I love this image and how the card turned out 
I haven't put a sentiment on as I am not sure who it is going to be for

Saturday, 17 November 2012

Mia and some new Tutorials

Hi just wanted to leave a quick message for my mia this past week I have not been very well just for a change lady stuff and crap.
pop over to my tutorial page there are some fab new tutorials on there like how to alter a shoe 

And a cute Key fob Tutorial

How to do the Napkin fold

How to make a Folded Basket using Origami folds
check them out

One stop Craft Challenge: Anything goes and Name the rag Doll Candy

Welcome Saturday Crafters Hope you are all well
welcome to a new challenge theme at  One Stop Craft Challenge
the theme for this challenge is one I know you all love it is 
Anything Goes 
that means anything it doesn't have to be a card it can be anything you want to make

so on this note I have done a totally different project to what I normally do ie: cards

Yes I made a rag doll I had great fun making her I used a tutorial from YouTube from Jennyings644'channel I love how she turned out her hair is made from ripped cotton, lace and ribbon.
the hole outfit is no sew, the body I sewed with my sewing machine but will do it by hand next time as it was a bit fiddly on my machine.

I had a bit of a meltdown over the face as I can't draw for toffee, but dont think she looks to scary lol
the cheeks are put on with perfect pearls powder but chalks would do the same job.
I hope you love my rag doll 
I need to find a name for her
from today Sat 10th November to Saturday the 24th of November, I will run a Mystery Candy by me to run along side 
Just a few little rules:
 1. leave a comment with a suggested name for her One entry person please
 2: a link in your side bar.
3. Be a follower of my Blog
 4. No Candy only blogs please I do check thank you
the winner will receive
 mystery prize of crafty goodies and it will be worth it
So there you go pop over to the challenge blog to see my fab teamies creations.
hugs and join in with the challenge 

Saturday, 10 November 2012

Pink Stick Pin Cushion and Tutorial

Hi I wanted to show you another project I have done it is another Stick Pin Cushion
I have also done a Tutorial on how to make this pin cushion

I love how this turned out it is very pretty in pink,
I wont go into detail on how I made it as there is a tutorial on how.

Saturday, 3 November 2012

One Stop Craft Challenge photo inspirations Fireworks

Hi everyone happy saturday and we have a new challenge over at 
and as it is to celebrate fireworks our challenge theme is a fab photo colour theme


for this challenge I decided not to make a card but made a stick pin cushions and used all the colours in the photo on the stick pins

This pic does not do it justice to be honest but I used a wooden box that I got for 99p for a pound land
I then painted it with white acrylic paint, stained it with walnut stain, then added crackle paint and then some mod podge to seal, then it was just a case of decorating around the sides and creating the pin cushion bit for the top.

This is a view of the other side I made the stick pins and the gem flower is an old broach of mine The pearl trim is from Jennings 644 etsy shop and is stunning the tassel is from my stash and the flowers are also from Fiona's Estsy shop from one of her kits I bought from her. I hope you like the take on the photo it was such fun to make cant wait to show you my other project I am working on it is also not a card so what this space

Pop along to the challenge to see my fellow teamies take on the photo and to join in the fun


Thursday, 1 November 2012

Sugar Bowl challenge 95

Hi all I am still trying to get sorted in my new extended craft room but I have so much more space not sure where to start lol, never mind it is lovely to have it finished.
Now onto the fab new challlenge over at the 

The sketch is gorg and by Erika

With a lovely optional photo theme

So here is my card using both of these inspirations

This image is so cute and is one of the new Digis now available for Funky Kits she is called Butterfly girl and is a simply Sassy image available here She has been coloured with copics  I nearly ruined her face as one of my pens has been contaminated by something not sure what but it wouldnt blend so will have to change the nib on that one it always happens to the skin colour ones drives me mad.
I love how this card worked out I absolutely love the colour inspiration they go so well together and lucky I just got my new paper pads from Creashop-duymelot by Maja called Walking in the forest, it is one of my most fav papers at the mo and fitted this colour scheme.
Flowers from Natalie and Amys shop.
Martha Stewart leaf punch.
Pin I made from Beads and spacers from N & A shop.
The Sentiment is made by individual letters I stamped out from a stamp set from N & A shop,
but think I pressed a bit to hard and smudged it a little will learn for next time
So there you go I hope you like my card in these lovely fall colours 

Pop along to the Suger Bowl to checkout the fab and talented Sugar Sweeties creations 
and to join in the challenge fun, cant wait to see what you make.