Sunday 29 May 2022

Christmas Card Club Challenge #11 - Mistletoe and Wine

 Hi Crafters,

It's Rita's turn to choose our theme this fortnight and she has chosen 



After scratching my head trying to think of what I could come up with I came across these images from a Hunkydory kit that fitted perfectly - a few layers, some gingham ribbon and a peel-off border - job done!

Challenges I'd like to enter:

Pop over to the other ladies blogs and see what they have made on this theme, there is sure to be a variety of styles and fabulous cards. The links to their blogs are in  my sidebar under the Christmas Card Club tab.

Enjoy your Sunday, after a busy two days at my monthly Farmers and Craft events on Friday & Saturday I'm putting my feet up!

See you soon,



Saturday 28 May 2022

Allsorts Challenge #678 - Anything BUT Birthdays

 Hi Crafters,

I hope you are having a great start to your weekend?

Today brings a new challenge at Allsorts and after our Birthday week we'd now like to see your creations for ANYTHING BUT BIRTHDAYS.

Shadow Box Frame from The Range
Craft Emotions House Dies
Paper from stash
Scrabble Tiles
Metal Key Charm

Challenges I'd like to enter:

For our lucky winners this week we have a
Paper Boutique Sunflowers Paper Pad and Tattered Lace Cut & Emboss Sweetpeas Die

That's all from me today,

See you again soon,



Tuesday 24 May 2022

Passion For Markers Anniversary Challenge #642 - Spots and or Stripes

 Hi Crafters,

It's our anniversary challenge at Passion for Markers this week and both Design Teams have some great inspiration for the theme of



Image - 'Grad with Rose' by Mo Manning

Coloured with Promarkers

Tag and Banner Dies - Tags a Lot Dies by Mama Elephant

Creative Expressions Sentiment Die

Striped Glitter Card - Kanban

Challenges I'd like to enter:

Alphabet Challenge - D is for Die Cuts

Colour Crazy Challenge - #20 ATG Colouring Challenge

We have a fabulous list of sponsors for our Anniversary challenge

Uniko Stamps - One Stamp Set

Di's Digi Stamps - $6 Voucher

Leann's World 101 - 2 Digi Images

Polkadoodles - 3 Digi Images

All Dressed Up Stamps - 2 Digi Images

Colour of Love - 3 Digi Images

Dies To Die For - £20 Voucher

Sheepski Designs - 3 Digi Images

Crafty Sentiments - 3 Digi Images

Wow! That's a lot of prizes up for grabs so get those Markers out and come along and join in for a chance to be one of our winners.

I'm looking forward to visiting your blogs to see what everyone has created.


Saturday 21 May 2022

Allsorts 13th Birthday Challenge #677

 Hi Crafters,

We have a very special challenge this week at Allsorts - it's our 13th Birthday!

We have fab prizes and an easy challenge theme of Anything for Birthdays

I have created an easel card this time using my Tonic Studio Twisting Veranda Layering Dies, Spellbinders Grand Scalloped Circle Dies along with Creative Expression Sentiment Dies and a Cheery Lynn Leafy Flourish Die. The teal flower has been in my stash for years and matched the cardstock perfectly so it had to be.

Challenges I'd like to enter:

Now on to the lovely prizes up for grabs this week for our lucky winners!

A bundle of Sizzix and Paper Boutique sets of coloured card, Design Papers and Scrapbook Kit.

There are also 13 prizes of Stamps of various brands 

and a prize of 3 digital images from

 Ruth Hamilton Designs

Lots of reasons to come and join us this time, so for more inspiration from the other members of the Design Team please head over to the challenge blog HERE.

See you again soon,



Tuesday 17 May 2022

Passion For Markers Challenge #641 - Pearls and or Gems

 Hi Crafters,

It's time to share my DT creation for Passion For Markers - these weeks certainly come around quickly.

We would like to see your makes using PEARLS and or GEMS plus your Markers of course.

Stampers Delights are our sponsors for this week and have given the DT images to use so here is my cute little Elf card in Pink and White which is my all time favourite colour combo for Christmas cards.

Image and Sentiment - Kawaii Xmas Happy Elf - Stampers Delights
Coloured with Pro/Brush Markers
Background is Kitsch Flamingo Distress Ink
Polkadoodles Holly Border Stencil PD7972
Tonic Studio Scalloped Square Die

Challenges I'd like to enter:

I Love Promarkers - #510 ATG opt. A Girly Card

Fab n Funky - #551 Fantasy

Colour Crazy Challenge -#19 Colouring Challenge

Digi Doodle Studio - #49 Fantasy/Light & Sprite/Believe in Magic

Unicorn Challenge - #76 Include Pearls and Bling

Winter Wonderland Use 3 Colours (Pink. Grey, White)

Stampers Delights 

are offering 3 digital images to the lucky winner.

Take a peek at the rest of the Design Teams creations HERE if you need some inspiration and come and join in the fun!


Sunday 15 May 2022

Christmas Card Club Challenge #10 - Sentiment as the Focus

 Hi Crafters,

I hope you are enjoying your Sunday?

It's time to share another Christmas card creation for our friendly club, we are already at challenge number 10 so have plenty of Christmas cards in our stash ready for later in the year.

Elizabeth has chosen the theme of using the SENTIMENT AS THE FOCUS and here is my card.


Paper Sara Davis Winter Wonderland pad.

Tonic Studio Sentiment Die

Memory Box Snowflake Ribbon Die

Challenges I'd like to enter:

CHNC Every Saturday - #594 ATG Christmas

Incy Wincy Designs - Use a Die Cut or Punch

Sparkles Monthly Challenge  - #152 Floral Frenzy

See you soon,



Saturday 14 May 2022

Allsorts Challenge #676 - Add Some Sparkle

 Hi Crafters,

Another Saturday has dawned and Allsorts have a new challenge starting today.

Pauline has asked us to ADD SOME SPARKLE to our project and here is mine.

Summer Blooms Stamps and Dies By Chloe
Glitter Card
Tonic Studio Meihle Numerals Dies
Glitter Ribbon & Gems
Family Duo Dies 

After die cutting the main focal die I had some fun stamping with Versamark ink and clear embossing powder to create a watermark effect for the background. I then cut the flowers from glitter card and Mirri card added over the top to create these full 3D blooms.

Challenges I'd like to enter:

Little Red Wagon - #653 Make It Bloom

C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - #637 ATG

Creative Knockouts - #452 ATG

Moving Along with the Times - #142 Birthday

We have some great prizes once again this week

WOWVOW £15 store voucher

2 paper Boutique Stencils (designs will vary)

Before I go and let you begin creating for this challenge - a date for your diary - our 13th Birthday challenge will be coming up on 21st May. We'd love for you to join us then for a fun challenge and some fabulous prizes.

See you soon,

Saturday 7 May 2022

Allsorts Challenge #675 - Favourite Stamps and/or Dies

 Hi Crafters,

It's a new week at Allsorts and we are asking for you to create something with your...


Yes, I know you love ALL of your stash but we need you to choose and right now I'm loving my mixed media stamps and dies so here is what I created with them.


Honey Bee Cone Flower Die

Distress Oxide Inks

Lisa Horton's Creative Borders Stamp Set

49 and Market Stitched Border Stamps

Pretty Gets Gritty PGG002 Stencil

Julie Hickey Rosy Posy Sentiment Stamp

Challenges I'd like to enter:

to be added

Our prizes this week are from Oakwood Archer

A surprise Craft Pack and a

Peacock Feathers Stencil

Please take a peek at the other creations from our Design Team on the challenge blog they have been busy creating for you and we will visit you shortly to see what you have made.

Take care,



Tuesday 3 May 2022

Passion For Markers Challenge #639 - Flowers

 Hi Crafters,

A new challenge is starting over on the Passion For Markers blog and we'd love for you to join us.

Marie has chosen FLOWERS as our theme and so here is my card using 'Iris' from Colour of Love.


Image - Iris from Colour of Love

Coloured with Pro/Flexmarkers and Spectrum Noir TriBlends

Creative Expressions 'Thank You' Die

Challenges I'd like to enter:

SSS Wednesday Challenge - ATG

Creative Knockouts - #450 Flower Power

Colour Crazy Challenge - #17 ATG Colouring Challenge

Digi Doodle Studios - #49 Fantasy

Please take a look at the other creations from our talented Design Team and then come and join us. We have a wonderful prize of 3 digital images of your choice from Colour of Love.

See you soon,



Monday 2 May 2022

Christmas Card Club Challenge #9 - Clean & Simple

 Hi Crafters,

I'm late on parade for this challenge but hopefully the ladies will forgive me :o)

Clean & Simple Christmas

I managed 3 cards this time.

A great challenge, thank you Gwen.

I'd like to enter these challenges - 

C.R.A.F.T. #635 Christmas

Christmas Crafts All Year Round - Tree +or Gifts

Sparkles Christmas Challenge - #136 Christmas Sentiments

If you'd like to take a look at the other ladies creations in the group please check out the links to their blogs in my sidebar under the Christmas Card Club tab.

Have a great Bank Holiday Monday!