21 April 2014

Pop it up @ House Mouse & Friends Mon. chall #168

House Mouse & Friends Secrets
Hope you all had a lovely Easter W/end & not to much chocolate?
The new chall theme at House Mouse & Friends Monday chall is hosted by
teamie Lori *POP IT UP * I did a lot of head scratching before I decided on my card.
ANYTHING popped up ie: decoupage, on foam pads, just put your thinking cap
on & take inspiration from my teamies awesome creations.. plz remember to use a
House Mouse/Happy Hopper or Gruffie stamped image/CD rom or Decoupage
I decided to play safe & make an easel card which has a bow popped up & the stopper at the
bottom is also Popped Up...The cute image is a Happy Hopper called “Will knit for Fiends”
I can just hear that likkle chick shouting to his foster mum to hurry up knitting his new coat..lol
The Spring themed DP is Echo Park “Sweet day” SU coloured card stock, Magnolia swirl flourish,
Lil inkers bow die, MS PATP scallop set. & B/fy, Lala land Scroll die.
my DIY knitting needles are made from cocktail sticks & beads.



We have 2 super sponsors for this chall
Prize for ONE lucky winner is a $12 to spend at Di’s digi D/load shop

Our 2nd sponsor is

Marianne Design
mariannedesign.nl

challs for me card are
Allsorts chall Birds & feathers
Crafty Catz chall B is for Bow/Ball wool/B/fly /Border punch
Cupcake Inspirations  Bunnies
Stamping Sensations chall Use Dies & or Punches (used both)


Thanks for stopping by hope you can join us?

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17 April 2014

Abi Ballerina

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It’s time for a new chall theme at In The Pink this wk we would luke you to use
DIGITAL DELIGHT
All you need is to use a DIGI image &&& lots of PINK as your primary colour..
Ive used this cute Abi ballerina digi image  from All Dressed Up who are our sponsors for this
chall theme with a prize of 2 digi images of the winners choice..

Grab button for All Dressed Up

Iv’e used SU Blushing Bride card stock distressed edges, DP is from Prima “Pixie Glen” 
more distressed edges. the ADU Abi image image is framed with Dienamics & Quickutz dies.. 
Magnolia flourish die, Lala land scroll corner die, Lil inkers stars, 
the ticket is a digi & sentiment is comp generated, lace from stash..

ITP #42

Challs for my card
Our Creative Corner..With a song in your Heart (link below)
"Dance to the music" Sly & the family Stone..
Craft room chall    Dance

thanks for stopping by to day see you soon.

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14 April 2014

Mid Way Flowers & Flourishes @ House Mouse & Friends Mon chall.

House Mouse & Friends Secrets
I have a Mid wk squeakkkkkk to share today, were half way thro our chall at
The theme is FLOWERS and FLOURISHES anything you like but plz remember to use a
House Mouse/Happy Hopper or Gruffie stamped image/CD rom or Decoupage
I've used cute stamp “Anyone at Home”HMIR1004 .. coloured with prisma pencils,
framed with SB Labels 17/8..distressed the edges of the frames with chalk ink..
Square scallop 6x6 card base, matt & layered with bazzill lemon card then distressed
edges with TH tool..Design paper is from BasicGrey “Porcelain paper pad” more chalk
paper distressing.. The flourish is a Cherry Lynn die, Lala land corner scroll flourish,
Flower is Prima, button from stash..

HM MW#167

Generously Sponsored by

Our generous Sponsor for this challenge is..Simon Says Stamp 


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We are very excited to announce that One very Lucky Player will receive a
Random Assortment of some of these Premium Dye Ink Pads from Simon Says Stamp.
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront
our 2nd generous sponsor is
http://www.pizzazzaplenty.blogspot.com/
"A surprise package of embellishments from Pizzazz Aplenty worth $15.00. 
(Due to increased postage costs, the winner for this prize must reside in the USA)
We also welcome back our amazing SPONSOR...


The Original Home and Official Site!
One Lucky winner will get a $25 Gift Certificate good for shopping at the
official House-Mouse Designs store HERE.
And another lucky player will get this sweet House-Mouse Designs stamp -
generously brought to you by our talented Teamie and challenge Hostess, Kelly Smith...

Thank You Sponsors for your wonderful generosity and amazing support!! We greatly appreciate you!

THAT's FOUR Fabulous Prizes, and that means FOUR Chances for you to win!   The Lucky  winners will also be offered a GUEST DESIGNER SPOT with our Mousey Team for the
next two months, May/June 2014).  So be sure to play along?

challs for me card are
Simon Says Stamp wed chall   Happy Easter or Sweet treats
Crafty Catz  Animals(must be main feature)

Thanks for stopping by hope you can join us?

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13 April 2014

Over the Garden Fence @ Totally Tilda chall #94

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Another 2wks have simply flown by..so its time to share my DT card for
This time our theme is OVER THE GARDEN FENCE
We would like you to use a FENCE die cut or STAMP (any make) 
Plz remember to include a TILDA image.
This sweet Easter/Spring Tilda image framed with SB oval & labels 18,
 frantage on the magnolia fence die & the oval frame, design paper is Basic Grey 
“Sweet Threads” pad, magnolia swirl flourish die,
flowers from stash, Marianne flourish die, doily is a Cherry Lynn die distressed with 
pink chalk ink,lush ribbon & pearls from stash..

TT #94
Our generous Sponsor for this chall is
Nikki from Bunny-Zoe crafts
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With a prize of £10 voucher for ONE lucky winner..
Thank you so much Nikki for your sponsorship & continued support..

challs for me card
Simon Says Stamp wed chall   Happy Easter or Sweet treats
(Used Basic grey Sweet Threads paper pad)
Crafty Ribbons   Flower power
Marvelous Magnolia   Ribbon or Bow
Papertake wkly. Spring has Sprung
Thanks for stopping by see you soon.

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12 April 2014

I’m Late I’m late!!

Proud to be a DT & blog Co-ordinator for A Gem of a Chall
Happy Saturday folks its a bit nippy here at the Northeast coast today brrr.
what a change from a gorgeous Spring day we had yesterday !..talking of SPRING thats our
New chall theme for A Gem of a chall  this time..teamie  Debbie is the host for
"SPRING IS IN THE AIR"
Anything to do with Spring time/flowers/lambs/bunnies/Easter etc..
I played safe & incorporated the Bunny/Flowers/Easter /Spring..
The sweet digi Bunny image is of course Pinkgemdesign HERE  dont forget
Janet has a FREE digi Easter bunny HERE so no excuse for not joining us this time..
Simple CAS design (well nearly) lol  I used a Clearly Besotted  egg die distressed the edges
& cut some card in zig zag for a patt. grass is a magnolia die..sentiment is comp. generated.



challs for me card are
Simon Says Stamp wed chall  Happy Easter   & or Sweet treats
A Creative Romance  Eggcelent Spring
CAS-ual Fridays  Use OVALS
Cute card Thurs.  Easter.
Allsorts chall   Spring Blossoms
Delightful challs   your Egg-stra Special

Thanks for stopping by hope you can join us ..
 

10 April 2014

Frosty the Snowman..GDT card..

Brrrrrrr.. this cute Snowman shouldn't be here yet..lol
The pinkgemdesign team were asked if they would like to be a guest on
C.R.A.F.T chall blog & of course were we up for the chall..lol
The theme is CHRISTMAS am sure you guessed.. The cute Snowman is from a set
which can be found HERE. Ive used some matching digi papers also Pinkgemdesigns 
HERE lots of Christmas designs to choose from..I distressed the edges of the DP.
simple matt & layering, cut out the pre-coloured image with a SB die, more distressing
few gems, the snowflake is a Joy craft die inked up slightly to soften the edges..

Christine
challs for me card are.


thanks for stopping by today see you soon..

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8 April 2014

Monster Birthday Card

Cant believe I've made 3 Birthday cards in a row..lol like buses they all come at once..
This Pinkgemdesign  Beer Monster card is for our son whos a Cider drinker. lol
His Birthday is today Tuesday.. I decoupaged the glass of beer, stickles for the froth..
The Beer Monster image is HERE .. theres also  a Golf Monster image or Fishing image
I teamed up this fab Star design DP also Pinkgemdesign  from the  Baby boy bears 
collection HERE the green match's so well with my acid green colour combo..
Green card stock is SU Lucky Limeade,  SB Wonky Rectangles, Star embossing
folder used on the green panel.. the gorgeous Star shapes are me new Lil Inkers dies
from simon says stamp  sentiment is comp. generated die is a Jus Cutz. buttons from stash.
 
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Challs for me card are 
Simon Says Stamp wed chall   Birthdays
Allsorts chall... NO Flowers
Open-Minded Crafting  Animal antics
Dragonfly Dreams chall  Make it for the Boys
Eclectic Ellapu chall One for the Boys
Sketchy colours chall  Lime Green/Yellow

Thanks for stopping by see you soon.

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7 April 2014

Flowers and Flourishes at House Mouse & friends..

House Mouse & Friends Secrets
The last couple of days in the UK have finally felt like Spring   yahhhhh !!
We have a new theme  starting over at House Mouse & Friends Monday chall
Our teamie Kelly is the host for the new theme of Flowers and Flourishes..
plz remember to use a House Mouse/Happy Hopper or Gruffie stamped image/CD rom or Decoupage

Our 2 Guest designers Carol and Chrissy  have gorgeous mousey creations to share thank you ladies..
 I used the Triple HM CD (a 1st for me) it does make a nice quick easy card when short of time..
This lovely image with the sweet mice sheltering in a post box from the Spring rain..lol..
base card stock is SU..flourish is a magnolia die, image is matt & layered to make it pop..
DP I made myself on a Greeting card factory programme,with a poppy image scattered
 about reverse image & there you have it a DIY DP..lol
The Poppy flower is also DIY from SB “Rose creations dies” crumpled up
lots of layers some glue & thick black glitter for the centre..thats my take on the
chall theme lets see yours..4 awesome prizes up for grabs..

HM#167
Generously Sponsored by

http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront
Simon Says Stamp

We are very excited to announce that One very Lucky Player will receive a
Random Assortment of some of these Premium Dye Ink Pads from Simon Says Stamp.

http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront

our 2nd generous sponsor is

http://www.pizzazzaplenty.blogspot.com/ 

"A surprise package of embellishments from Pizzazz Aplenty worth $15.00. 
(Due to increased postage costs, the winner for this prize must reside in the USA)


We also welcome back our amazing SPONSOR...


The Original Home and Official Site! 
One Lucky winner will get a $25 Gift Certificate good for shopping at the 
official House-Mouse Designs store HERE.

And another lucky player will get this sweet House-Mouse Designs stamp - 
generously brought to you by our talented Teamie and challenge Hostess, Kelly Smith...

THAT's FOUR Fabulous Prizes, and that means FOUR Chances for you to win!  
The Lucky  winners will also be offered a GUEST DESIGNER SPOT with our Mousey Team for the next two months, (May and June 2014).  So be sure to play along! :) 
Thank You Sponsors for your wonderful generosity and amazing support!! We greatly appreciate you!


Challs for me card are
Crafty Catz chall  Spring (mine is April showers)
Polka Doodles chall  Animal Antics
Open-Minded Crafting  Animal antics
Inspired by chall   April showers
CD Sunday..  Something with the letter D.(.mine is Die cuts..)
I used the HM Triple CD for the image..
The Squirrel and the Fox chall   All creatures great & small



Thanks for stopping by hope you can join us?
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6 April 2014

CAS Birthday Tilda

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Were at the half way mark of our  chall theme of CAS (Clean and Simple) at
Totally Tilda chall
It's gonna  be hard for those of you who love to use lots of embellies, LOTS of
 clean WHITE space is needed and a TILDA image & keep away from ALL the lovely crafty stash ..
Square scallop card base, I used my fav.  SU card stock Melon mambo,
Tilda coloured with markers/prismas framed with a  SB plain oval & scallop oval..
sentiment is from Clearly Besotted  thats it simples..lol



Our generous sponsor for our CAS chall is
Thank you so much for your sponsorship..


challs for me card are
 Tildas Town  Clean & layered or Fussy fancy
Brown sugar chall  Clean & simple

Thanks for stopping by see you soon..

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5 April 2014

Happy Birthday

I have a Birthday card to share today..its already been received so know I'm safe to blog it..lol..
as per usual I was short of time & I’m trying to use up some toppers I seemed to have collected.
This is a sweet LOTV topper It's one of the big squares so nice clear image. Base card is white
I used a magnolia die to make a fancy edge on the side,  gorgeous SU card stock inside 
to show off the lacy die cut edge.. spotted DP is also SU..image matted onto plain SU card.
Magnolia flourish swirl, the sweet banner is from Simon says Stamp cut out twice for a shadow..
Pearls & sentiment + some stickles glitter glue on the cake but pic isnt showing it off..

Lols B day - Copy
challs for me card are
Simon Says Stamp Wed chall   Happy Birthday
Alphabet chall.  D is for Die cuts
Ladybug Crafts  Birthdays
PaperTake wkl. Anything goes
Craft your passion..  Anything BUT square
Allsorts chall    NO Flowers


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3 April 2014

Tilda in a Shaped card

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Another 2 wks have flown by..its scary how fast this year seems to be going..
We have another new theme for you at In The Pink easy peasy..
A SHAPED CARD
and please remember your primary colour must be PINK & lots of it..
I think this cute Tilda could be out in the April showers..lol  image coloured with
markers/prismas, SB oval/label dies..I used a Go-kreate die for the shaped card.
Card stock is SU..lush rose paper is Nit Wits “Always & Forever” pad,  simple matt & layering,
the cute roses trim  was from a friend..xx Doily is a Cherry Lynn die..
tag is a Jus-cutz die, Rose WOC.  ribbon/twine from stash..

ITP#41 x2

challs for me card are
 ABC chall   I is for In a Line (top row Shaped card/Ribbon/Flowers)
Scrap-Creations  Spring (mine is Spring showers)
Craft your passion..  Shaped cards Anything BUT square
The Ribbon girl   March  Magnolia only
Marvelous Magnolia  Ribbon or Bow


Thanks for stopping by today see you soon..

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