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Sunday, 30 December 2012

CHCC

This is a stamp I bought way back in the summer, seems such a long time ago, before all the rain. When I was visiting Paington in Devon.
So I am using it for http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/

Saturday, 8 December 2012

Christmas Reindeer

Let'e see a reindeer or two is this weeks challenge over on http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/  all I have to offer is little bambi. Most of my craft room is now packed away ready for the festive season.
So he was cut out quickly on my cameo then different foiled card put behind him, a peel off and a red stone completed him.

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Saturday, 1 December 2012

Friday, 30 November 2012

Christmas Earrings

These lace christmas trees I make on my sewing machine, this time I have used them as earrings, but could be used as baubles or card decorations etc etc.
I have entered these in http://totallypapercrafts.blogspot.co.uk/ as the theme is "anything Christmassy except a card"

Sunday, 25 November 2012

Someone Special

This card I created I am entering into  http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ the theme is Someone Special, so I thought this saucy little number might fit the bill.

Friday, 23 November 2012

INCHES

A little (excuse the pun) different this time, inch square card and stitching onto that, so my little flutterbys fitted the bill.
I am entering this card into:
http://happycamperscc.blogspot.co.uk/ Use Inches
http://totallypapercrafts.blogspot.co.uk/ All stitched Up

Friday, 9 November 2012

More Stitching

I have had this design stitched for ages just waiting to be made into a card. So this was my opportunity. On http://happycamperscc.blogspot.co.uk/ the challenge is use bright colours.

Thursday, 8 November 2012

Whoopsidaisy Challenge

This entry is for http://cutedaisymay.blogspot.co.uk/
I have used Daisy and Friends CD to make this card then added a ribbon and a snowflake.

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Anns Paper Art

As some of you will know, my first love in card making is stitching on cards. So I can't tell you how pleased I was when I stumbled across http://annspaperart.blogspot.com.au/. This is my entry I came up with, on a rocker card.

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Kenny K

Gill introduced me to Kenny K designs, now I am a learner still at colouring, but if you don't try you never get anywhere, so this is my entry for Sparkly Snowflakes http://kennykskraftykrew.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/challenge-118-sparkly-snowflakes.html

Saturday, 3 November 2012

Naughty Step Challenge

My entry for http://craftybrensnaughtystep.blogspot.co.uk/ is here. I really wanted to bring back Teabag Folding into my cards as that doesn't seem to get used much these days and it's a lovely art (in my opinion) so I printed off one of Sonia's Teabag Tiles,  and did a bit of folding.

Thursday, 1 November 2012

C.R.A.F.T. Challenge

I came across this challenge blog  "DELETED THE LINK BECAUSE NOT ONE MEMBER OF THE TEAM COULD BE BOTHERED TO SAY THANKS FOR ENTERING  HOW RUDE IS THAT", and thought why not, so my entry is a birthday card I made for my sister there is allsorts on there, hand stitching, decoupage, die cutting on my old faithful Calibur and even flower making with tissue paper. sounds a mish mash but I think it worked

Sunday, 28 October 2012

A Fairly New Challenge Blog

I came across this fairly new Challenge Blog http://happycamperscc.blogspot.co.uk/ and thought I would have a go, it's been a while since I entered others challenges so this is my entry for Shabby Chic at http://happycamperscc.blogspot.co.uk/

Sunday, 7 October 2012

Another October Challenge

Here is another for http://craftybrensnaughtystep.blogspot.co.uk/ just couldn't resist.

Saturday, 6 October 2012

October Challenge

It's that time of month again over on http://craftybrensnaughtystep.blogspot.co.uk/ this month (October)it's Halloween so this is my entry.

Saturday, 1 September 2012

This month over on http://craftybrensnaughtystep.blogspot.co.uk/ it's Steampunk we have $10 http://stitchybearstamps.com/ so do join us. I am entering this one

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Thought I would try out a new card fold (new to me) on my Hougie and one of my stitched projects seemed to fit just right and I used a couple of my knitted flowers to finish off. So a quick card took a long time to make what with the sewing and knitting. So I am entering it into http://craftybrensnaughtystep.blogspot.co.uk/ as it's anything goes this month.

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Mans Gatefold

The theme this month for http://craftybrensnaughtystep.blogspot.co.uk/ is a "Mans Gatefol Card" this is one of our sponsors digi stamps take a look at the site at http://www.floppylattedesigns.com/catalog/ and if you fancy winning some of their great digis do come along and enter, you never know.

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

16 MAY x 2

Thought this card might be suitable as well for http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ as it is very traditional colours, red gold and green, and the flower has a little hand stitching on, love doing my stitching.

16 MAY

This is my entry for http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ the theme being "traditional Christmas colours"

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

15 MAY

Party invites done with Whoopsi Daisy images and as it was done in (my opinion) Spring like colours I thought it ideal for the http://cutedaisymay.blogspot.co.uk/ challenge

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

2 MAY

My entry this month for http://debbeescdsblogspot.blogspot.co.uk/ using the freebies as a backing paper to show through the lace' and the toppers as a waterfall

Sunday, 29 April 2012

Saturday, 21 April 2012

Another week another challenge on http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ this week it's "lots of layers" so we start with the card blank then add a layer of gold mirri, then a layer of hand embossed pearl card then layer with the toppers and then, and then a layer of gold stars. All kept pretty flat for posting.

Thursday, 19 April 2012

19 April

The Holy and The Ivy tralalalala and so on. No I don't sing. But over on http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ it's "Let's Have a Sing Song" so I thought I'd try. Backing paper is the Song Title and comes from MCS and the bells are my embroidered ones from my shop. The paper behind the bells is Christmas wrapping paper and the rest is just bits from the bottom of my stash box

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

17 March

I thought it about time I started entering in card challenges again, so thank you Debs for the freebie this is what I did with it. The blank space on the back insert is for to and from once I decide who I am sending this card to. This card is for http://debbeescdsblogspot.blogspot.co.uk/

Saturday, 31 March 2012

31 March

Get sentimental is the theme this week on http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ this week I have used one of my embroidered embellishments for a less fussy card.

Saturday, 24 March 2012

24 March

http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ "home for Christmas" is this weeks theme, just wishful thinking on my part that this is my home, but we all dream.

Friday, 23 March 2012

23 March

This week over on http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.co.uk/ it's "Anything Goes" so I am entering a fan, it's a special card I made for my sister.

Saturday, 17 March 2012

Thursday, 15 March 2012

Monday, 12 March 2012

Tuesday, 6 March 2012

6 March

On http://hookedoncraftchallenges.blogspot.com/ the theme is "more than one fold". So I thought this simple little card that I hand stitched would do the trick as there are numerous folds in the pocket that holds the tag

Monday, 5 March 2012

5 March

Lace and Pearls is the theme over on http://cutedaisymay.blogspot.com/ so trying not to use up all my precious pearls lol, this is my entry, I also used the same lace to make the flower

Sunday, 4 March 2012

4 March

This weeks Christmas card for http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/ is "seeing red". This card is hand cut/embossed with my celtic stencils that I rediscovered a few weeks ago, after looking for something else amongst my cluttered cupboards. Then I just added a little topper and bow.

Saturday, 3 March 2012

3 March

My entry for http://ccmonthlychallenge.blogspot.com/ is from Popcorn Floral, I have used the insert for the backing paper as well as using it as the insert.

Monday, 27 February 2012

Friday, 24 February 2012

On http://cutedaisymay.blogspot.com/ it's 3D challenge, so my butterscotch sweetie tin came in handy to alter with odds and ends of material and lace and to top it off the freebie image, just got to fill it with chocolate eggs and it's an easter gift waiting for a little girl.

24 February

Over on http://bunnyzoescrafts.blogspot.com/ the theme is "Celebrations" so I thought the wedding card I made for my cousin would be the card I entered.
The photo doesn't really show it up, I hand stitched the front and decoupaged the bells then used contrasting peel offs on the mirror board.

Thursday, 23 February 2012

23 February

For this challenge I went back to a bit of Hand Embossing, so theraputic after a hectic day. I had forgotten how I enjoyed this way of embossing. On http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/ it's a scene theme so this is my scene.

23 February

Gosh has it really been 2 weeks since I last posted, I have been so busy with embroidery etc, time has just flown. On http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/ this weeks topic is "Winged Things" and I thought my little hand embroidered topper fitted the bill so here it is

Saturday, 11 February 2012

11 February

Over on http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/ it's a fairy or angel so an angel is what I plumped for. The whole front is embroidered, then attached to card stock with a border of lace. The card front can be found at http://craftybrensembroideredtoppers.weebly.com/

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

8 Feb

"Anything Goes" is this months theme on http://ccmonthlychallenge.blogspot.com/ I used Flower Fairy Friends and did a bit of tea bag folding.

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Allsorts Challenge

Just come across this challenge blog http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.com/ thought it looked interesting, so here I am. I love stitching onto cards both hand and machine stitching so my entry for "free and Easy" is stitched.