Saturday, 29 December 2012

Bit of Bling

Good Evening.....

I have been a terrible blogger of late, lol.... so many things going on in my life, keeps me from blogging and crafting...     :(

In the year 2013, I plan to be a good crafter and blogger hee hee hee, but please dont hold me to it lol...  I can never plan anything, as something always comes up ..... 

I've made a tag today for the fun daily challenge over at  the Facebook group Crafting,
You can find us over at ; todays challenge was to use the colour Green..... 

I 'm also entering my tag into the  CRAFTY MESS challenge , the theme is ..... Show some sparkle and bling,

You cant really see the sparkle, I've rubbed the edges with Viva Gold, ( my new Fave item at the mo ) lol.......

Thanks for popping by and taking the time to have a look at m y blog, any comments are really appreciated...... and be careful, I'll be doing my blog hopping very very soon hee hee hee xxx

Thursday, 20 December 2012

Food and Drink

Good Morning...

It's  great to be back in the land of crafting lol...

I'm slowly getting back into the swing of things, 
thanks to the help of a couple of my very good crafting buddies..xx

I'd like to share with you, 
my project for the

the theme for this challenge is 
Food and Drink, 
I decided to make some 
The Challenge will run until 8th Jan...
Pop over and have a look, why not enter the 

Thanks for popping by, I'd love to know what you think xx

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Santas coming to town ..

Good Morning Everyone xx

I've been very 
I've missed so many challenges, what with one thing and another,
I'm slowly getting back into the hang of  blogging  lol....

I'd like to share with you all, my project
I made for the LEJ Design Challenge,
 you can join in the fun by popping over to

you can also pop over to 

to see all the fantastic images from Lindsay,

I'm entering  my piece into the following challenges ;

PanPastel Challenge Blog

I've used the image
Dear Santa
From  LEJ Designs..

Thanks for popping by and having a look xx

Sunday, 16 December 2012

blue nd Orange

Good Evening everyone.....

I know I haven't blogged for quite a while, But with some luck, I'm Back hee hee hee.....

I've had a very hectic couple of months, but I hope everything is calming down now ... 

I had a couple of days away last week, I went to see my crafting friends, and had a Great time...
Our plan was to make  a canvas, and although a few were finished, I didn't get mine done hee hee hee....    So I brought it home, and have finished it off...... 

I decided I wanted to add Orange into my living room, so I thought I would add it with art.....

This is my finished Canvas, I had fun doing it, and might even do another lol.....

Thanks for popping by and having a look, I would love to know what you think.... x

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Crafty-Emblies DT

Hi everyone, I haven't been very active lately.... My Father passed away at the end of October, it was such a shock, and very sudden..... My sister, brother and I  have now finished clearing his home....
On a brighter note, I have become a Nanna again, I have a gorgeous Granddaughter.. xx

Now back to my crafting.....

I am going to apply for the DT at Crafty-Emblies, so I had to pick 3 of my favourite projects... hhhhmmmmmmm lol.....

1st is my altered matchbox, I love to alter things, Love playing about lol....

 2nd My Tin Can, Mr she thought I had lost my marbles, ha ha ha .... But he knows what I'm like ....

 3rd Has to be my wooden spoon, which I made for a challenge for the Crafty-Emblies challenge again I had great fun with this one ..xx

These are some of my faves.......   What do you think?? 

Thanks for popping by and taking the time to have a look at my blog, all comments are greatly appreciated xxx

Thursday, 15 November 2012

Shabby Chic

Good Morning everyone,
Thanks for popping by today, 
and taking the time to look at my blog..

Well.... I have some exciting news
and I'd like to share it with you..

I am very excited and Pleased to let you
all know that I was asked to become 
part of the 

Cards Galore Scrapbook Challenge Blog

And of course I said Yes....
you can find it at;

Why not pop over and join in ....
The theme is 

This is my first piece for the blog

I decided to use some photos I took of my Grandson,
He enjoyed himself that much, he didn't want 
to come away from the beach......

Thanks for popping by, and any comments are really 

Thursday, 8 November 2012

Hi everyone, 

I haven't blogged for a while,, My dad passed away last Wednesday, it was such a shock....

I haven't done any crafting since then, and probably will be a couple of weeks before I can get in my room and craft, as we have the worst part to do now, that's to clear his home  :(

This is  a Card I have made for the New Challenge over at Happy campers, this fortnight's  theme is ....Bright Colours....... again you can make anything you like, as long as it is bright colours...
Pop over and have a go, all we ask is that you are a follower, go along with the theme, and most of all have fun....  You can find us at ;

This is my card, let me know what you think xx

Thanks for stopping by, and taking the time to look at my blog xx

Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Iccle snails

Hi peeps, 

I'm really sorry this post is late, Ive been in bed the last couple of days, I've had a pain in my side since Friday, the last time I had it I ended up in hospital for 3 days, so I've just rested, well, slept since Saturday....... 

It's Challenge day over at LEJ Designs, you can find them at;

The theme for this fortnights challenge is........ Anything goes...

We've got a fab sponsor for this challenge, the prize is 4 digi images from Lindsay,
you can find all of Lindsays  digi images at 

     Lindsay has drawn some fantastic images, pop over and take a look..

the second name picked will receive a voucher for $12.. for

For my entry I have use a digi image from  A day For Daisies....

This is my ATC..

Thanks for popping by and taking the time to look at my work, all comments are appreciated xx

Sunday, 28 October 2012



 I know I didn't last long with my posting everyday  ha ha ha , so we shall see how I do this time , I do plan on blogging every day, but something always happens , and I clean forget......

Today I'd like to share with you my make I done on Friday night/Saturday Morning... My good friend Kath Muckypaws Halstead, asked if I wanted to do a project, via Facebook, well !!! I couldn't resist ha ha ,  so into my room I went, got my Tim Holtz book, and set too..... although I don't have all the things I needed, I had to improvise, ( all part of the fun lol), and a few hours later we finished, it was great fun.....

So this is my finished piece.... What do you think?? 

Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to look at my blog, all comments are appreciated xx

Thursday, 25 October 2012

The Game

Evening Everyone..... Hope you've all had a great day....

I've been in my craft room  playing  hee hee  as you do !!

I have made a 8x8 , which I'm going  to enter into    ' The Game Challenge blog '   Which you can find at

The theme is   Punch Buggy.... if you go to the blog, they have a pic for you to download and use.... this is mine that I have done today.....

For this I used paper from my stash,      The pic from The Game Challenge blog .        The penny farthing is from

My next project is a fatpage, and this is for the Crafty-emblies Challenge blog... which you can find over at;

The theme is      Under The Sea.

This is my project .

For this one I have used, one of the 4x4 blocks from Crafty-Emblies, inked it with Tim Holtz Peacock Feathers disstress ink pad, and rubbed  Inca Gold, in silver around the edges, and then stamped the fish...

Thanks for taking the time to have a look , any comments are appreciated xx

Morning everyone..... Thanks for popping by....

Well it's another challenge over at Happy Campers, this fortnights theme is

Shabby Chic

You can find us at;

You can make whatever you like as long as it is in keeping with the theme, and dont forget, over at Happy Campers, our idea is to have Fun.....
We  also have a swaps section, this is where you get to make an item and swap it with someone else, if your interested just go to the swaps section ( tag is at the top of the home page) and pop your e-mail in the comments, and I'll get in touch with you  with more details...    Why not pop over and have a wander round, we have other sections that might interest you....
Hope to see you soon..

Now for my project, This is a card I made for a very good friend , Cheryl, who was involved in  a nasty car accident, I sent her this card just to let her know that I'm thinking about her, and wishing her a speedy recovery.......

I used the Splodge-A-Mask,      Poinsetta
Tim Holtz Distress ink    Worn Lipstick
Viva Croco Crackling Colour   transparent.

First I worked the ink onto white card, through the splodge-A-Mask, then when they were dry, I put a thin layer of the Viva Croco Crackling Colour over the stencil, after pulling the stencil free, I left them to dry, then cut the flowers out, the crackling effect is great, it's a shame you can't see it in the pic..
Once dry, cut them out, and build up your flower, as you can see I've made 3, but you can make as many or as few as you want... I used some swirls from my stash.....

I hope Cheryl likes it.......

Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to have a look..... 
Any comments are appreciated xx

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Magic Roundabout

I bet you all though I wasn't going to blog today... ha ha ha 

Well to be honest I nearly didn't, I've been working on a few things, but I can't really show you, as they are for different DT's   and they are not live as yet.... :(

But I have been working on a daft project, I almost feel to embarrassed to show you

Agh, go on them I'll show you, hee hee hee.....
I'm in a Facebook Group, and we have a fun challenge every night, whoever wins picks the theme for the next night, and the theme for tonight is
The Magic Roundabout..
Well!! you can imagine, that had me stumped,  lol.... hhhmmmmmm now, what could I do, Fear not, My CD's came to the rescue .......
I bought this CD ages ago, and on;ly ever used it once, and that was juts to try it lol..... But it saved me tonight ha ha ha ......
The finished ( well rushed to finish ) piece is Terrible, I would nt normally show it off, but Hey what the hell..
I know it's a mess, but it was for fun, and I just wanted to make something, when I have a bit more time, I might make it properly lol....Well here goes ha ha ha

It's meant to have horses on, but as you can see, I put the magic roundabout on it lol.....

Thanks for taking the time to look at my blog ... your all very kind xx

Tuesday, 23 October 2012


Well!!!   Here I am again, looking good so far, bolgging twice in 2 days ha ha ha.... 

I could 'nt sleep last night ( nothing unusual lol) so I decided to have a little play, as you do lol....
I have quite a few stamps that I keep saying are my fave ones,and this is one of them, I've used it quite a lot, on different things......   I decided to make a Fat page, but it looked odd as the stamp is more or less 4 inches, so have made a 5x5, I dont know if that size has a name, lol...... 

Well, here it is, I'm going to enter it into the following blogs;

Thanks  for stopping by and taking the time to have a look at my blog, all comments are really appreciated xx

Monday, 22 October 2012

spooky Cat...

Hi everyone, 

I know I haven't blogged for a while,  feel free to slap my hands hee hee....

I've actually been busy crafting today, and last night....  phew!!!! lol...
I've made some Twinchies, I love these, I'm entering mine into the 

Show us your Twinchies challenge blog, you can fine it over at;

The Theme is .....Spooky stuff.

I'm also entering them into the following ;

And here are my Twinchies

Now to share my good news with you all.......
I have been very luck to receive 2 awards from my very good friend Kath, you can have a look at Kaths work over at 

I am to publicly thank the people who gave them to me. 
I am to share some information about myself 
I am to nominate some of my favourite blogs 
I am to comment on their blogs to let them know I’ve awarded them.

The One Lovely Blog award asks me to share 7 facts about myself while the Sunshine Award has some specific questions for me to answer. The Sunshine Award questions will effectively cover the 7 facts about me.
Favourite colour: Blue
Favourite animal: I haven't any  furry pets, but I do have Tropical Fish
Favourite number: 3 
Favourite drink: hmmm has to be Coffee
Facebook or Twitter: Facebook, I can never get the hang of twitter
Good book or good movie: Both lol  
Giving or getting gifts: Oh,  it has to be Giving
My passion:  arts and crafts 
Favourite day: Sundays, I get to spend more time with hubby dearest lol....
Favourite flower: Poppy, I love them 
So now I have to nominate 3 others....  Oh now thats a hard one ..

But I have picked :

Marie-Celine Young
Lisa Tyrell
Moira Gray

I would love to give the awards back to Kath, but I can't :(   

Ladies if you would like to take your awards and show them off on your blogs... xx

Thanks for popping by and taking the time to look , 
All comments are really appreciated xx

Tuesday, 16 October 2012


Good Morning everyone, and Thanks for taking the time out to wander over and having a look at my blog, your welcome anytime xx.....

Today is Time for the new challenge over at LEJ Designs challenge blog,  why dont you pop over, and join in, Lindsay has some Fab Digi Images that she has done herself..

You can find the Challenge bog at;

And you can find Lindsays Digi Images at ;

This is mt DT entry for the challenge, which this fortnight is    Gothic/Dark

Thanks again for taking the time to have a look. 
all comments are really appreciated xx

Saturday, 13 October 2012

Hiya everyone,

 I know !!!! I'm very late with this post, I'll get my hand slapped off Kath, hee hee hee.....
 I was so pleased with all the entries on Happy Campers Craft Collective

Our new challenge has started, and this fortnight 's theme is  a Tag, you can make anything and long as it has a tag incorporated in it.... pop over and join in with us....

This is the Tag I made, 

Thanks for popping by, and taking the time to
look at my blog... 
Dont forget to pop over to 

I'm also entering my tag into :

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

I love my Wumps of Wood

Hi Everyone.....
I know I haven't blogged for a while, but I haven't been too well... stupid Migraine, and I just cant seem to stay awake lol...  Hopefully I'm on the mend now ...

I've been playing with my wumps of wood again, I love them  lol....
This is my latest, I've entered it into the

Daily challenge, the theme was pick 3, I used buttons, lace and ribbon...

I'm also entering into :     Altered/ Recycled    Sewing    anything goes    anything goes   Anything goes..

So here we are , this is my wump of wood .......


Thanks for taking the time to pop by and have a look ...... any comments are greatly appreciated xx

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Good Morning Everyone..
Well it's Challenge time again
over at LEJ Designs
The theme for this fortnight is;
Pop over and joing in with us,
Lindsay has some fab prizes to be won in theChallenge.
This is my entry,

Thursday, 27 September 2012

Good Morning...
Well today I would like to
introduce you to our
Brand New
Challenge Blog..
Happy Campers Craft Collective
Pop over and join in the fun..
Our blog is a just for fun blog,
with a small prize
for our Feature  challenge
once a month..
You can enter anything you like
as long as it is in keeping with
the theme..
The theme for the first challenge is
2 colours;
Pink and Brown
here's a few of mine,
just for fun...

Look forward to seeing all your entries...
While your there, take a look at the gallery,
we have a tips and techniques page, a swaps page,  for sale page..
The first swap will be a
Take a look at the page for more details ...
Thanks for popping by my blog and taking
the time to browse..


Saturday, 22 September 2012

It's Night Time

Good Morning Everyone...
What a week Ive had....
started off OK, lol.....
Wednesday was the worst day in my crafty life .......
I lost my beloved Cuttlebug  :(
Yes, it's true,
It's gone to Craft Heaven,
I was sitting in my room, cuttling away,
happy as can be..
Then Bang.....
It cut it's last ..
With no spare cash, what on earth was I
going to do?
Then a very very special Lady x
( I wont give her name, as she doesn't know
about this post..)
Came to my rescue..
Friday I had a new Cuttlebug  :)
So now I'm back to being
a Happy Crafter ....
I've  played with my Pan Pastels yesterday
and made a card for the fun
challenge at


Thanks for popping by and
taking the time to
Feel free to leave any comment
they are all appreciated xx

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Winter Wishes

Good Morning....
Today is a new challenge over at
LEJ Designs,
the theme is Winter Wishes..
Pop over and Join in the fun
Lindsay has a great prize
to give away to the
lucky winner,
and if you use one of Lindsays
Digi images, you'll be entered into an
extra draw.....
You can join in over at
You can see Lindsays
Digi images at
This is my entry..
I used Lindsays
digi image
Snowman 1..
Thanks for popping by and taking the time
to look at my blog..
Any comments are appreciated

Thursday, 13 September 2012

Pink, Brown and Cream

Hi, Everyone..

Well, what a week I've had, lol... I had a mad weekend, went on a lovely spending spree, :)     
and sat back and waited for all my goodies to arrive, OO I love it when the postie brings you goodies hee hee .....

While Ive been waiting, I've made a few cards, for the Craftymess daily fun challenge over on Facebook.... so here they are xx

I'm going to enter this card into 
The theme of the challenge is 
Anything goes ..

Thanks for popping by and taking the time to look...
all Comments are appreciated xx.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Good Morning Everyone....
It's a lovely sunny morning here
in the NorthEast...
makes a change lol...
And of course it's
Challenge Time
over at
This weeks Challenge Theme is
Winter Wishes
This is my Card,
I used the Snowman from Lyndsay's
Digi images..
Fab prizes again this week....
The winner will be able to choose
3 digi images from
Lindsays designs..
And 2nd prize is ;


What you waiting for , Head on over to
LEJ Designs
and enter the challenge...
Thanks for popping by my blog,
and taking the time to look ..
Any comments are appreciated xx

Saturday, 8 September 2012

just us

Well..... I thought it was too good to be true .........
I let the side down lol...
Missed blogging yesterday,
So here I go again, this time I'm going
to try my best to keep up and
blog everyday...
Today I made a scrapbook page,
for a fun challenge over at
Craftymess on Facebook...!/events/357426674332350/?notif_t=group_mall_plan

I'm going to enter my page into the following challenges ;
I've been trying to do
a scrapbook, with our
Wedding pics,
well !! Ive now got one more
page for it hee hee hee...

Thanks for popping by and taking the
time to look at my blog
Any comments is appreciated xx

Thursday, 6 September 2012

Afternoon All....
Yep, I've got the blogging bug lol...
I'd like to share with you all
a couple of Christmas cards...
I hate to think of Christmas in September,
But it looks like
everyone else is ....
So I thought I'd better joing in..
So here we go...
I'm entering these into the following challenges ;

Just a couple of quick cards....
Thanks again for stopping by,
and I really appreciate
all of the comments xx

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Hi Everyone.....
Now I'll have you all worried, lol,
all these posts.....
Not like me at all,
 I must be comeing down with something
Hee Hee Hee,,,
This is just a little quickie, Ive made this ATC
 with a difference for the challenge
Over at
This my ATC

And this is the twist,

Thanks for taking the time to pop over and take another look at my blog lol....
I really do appreciate all your comments xx