Saturday, 1 March 2014

Mad March...

Happy Saturday everyone!
Now that the weekend is here I hope you've all got plans to do something fab!
Let's hope that spring is truly just around the corner. If the weather here is anything to go by then spring cannot be very far away. The last few days have been really lovely. Cold but sunny and bright!

Today I made a mothers day card for these challenges

Scrapology - Mothers Day/Special Lady
Just Inspirational - Hearts and ribbon
Cardmaking and Papercraft - Mothers Day

I have tried to keep it CAS (clean and simple). Half way through colouring the stamp I decided less is more; too much bling would be offensive to the eye!!!

TTFN
L x






Friday, 28 February 2014

Hello You!

Hi all. Just a quick note today as I'm just about to go and make some dinner as I am STARVING!
Who invented diets anyway?
I made this little beauty this afternoon after I wrote a short note in another 'HELLO' style card to my friends Mum. She's a lovely lady and I think receiving letters is a great start to the day so hopefully she'll receive it on Monday.

Onto todays creation! This is another CAS card and I think it's really cute! I'm entering it into

Cute card Thursday #310 Springtime
CAS - Colours and Sketches #63

TTFN
Lx







Thursday, 27 February 2014

Thursday blues

Good morning everyone.
Today is a sad day for football fans the world over and especially for Preston North End fans as it is the funeral of Prestons' son - Sir Tom Finney.
My father and uncle knew him, I didn't although I did knock on his door collecting for charity or something when I was 11 - nobody home though!!!
He is known as a fabulous footballer and an honourable gentleman - a lovely man.
Preston city centre is practically closed this morning as the funeral cortege will travel from North End to St.John's Minster for the funeral service.
I've been listening to people (famous and unknown) talk about him on the local radio station BBC Lancashire and it does make you feel so humble knowing how many thousands and thousands of people think so highly of this one man. He makes Preston very proud.

However, onto business.
This cutie is for the challenge at All Dressed Up - #9 - Follow a Sketch.
She is coloured with Spectrum Noir pens and I think she's lovely!















TTFN
Lx



Wednesday, 26 February 2014

CAS again!

Well here's my second card of the day.

I love the CAS concept (as you all know by now because I keep banging on about it!) and this is definitely CAS!!!

I embossed the 'hello' with gold embossing powder so that it would match with the metal butterfly (upcycled from an old hair band - it started out cream and I coloured it with Spectrum Noir EB9 to make it more bronzey!) and the little metallic flowers! Have no idea what they're usually used for but they were in my stash so........why not? !!!

I'm entering it into this challenge Less is more - recipe 160 - theme - metal






TTFN!
L x

Coffee Anyone?

Hello again peeps!
Today i am having a coffee - well several coffees to be honest but one in particular which i'm entering into the challenge at Addicted to CAS - theme - coffee!

Here's the little card of loveliness!




Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Sunglasses required!

This is a very bright card indeed!
Spectrum Noir markers came in uber handy again for the cute bunny!

I made it for this challenge : Delicious Doodles - Theme - Bloom and Yellow.



TTFN
L x

Spring

Good morning all.

Today spring is definitely in the air.....well, it was until an hour ago!
It was a lovely morning - fresh, bright, mild and it made me feel 'outdoorsy' so I went outdoors!
Had to.  Doctors appointment at half ten then off to local Wetherspoons for brekkies - porridge & toast, yum x
Good job I made this card last night then.

I'm entering it into these challenges -

 Challenges 4 Everybody - Theme - #38 Anything Goes
Without Words - Theme - Occupations (This one is a teacher!!!!)
Charizma Card Challenges - Theme - Inspired by a movie (The Graduate!)

I'll be posting new stuff later! woohoo for you!!!! xxx






Monday, 24 February 2014

Orange

Just had to upload a card for the following 2 challenges :

Charizma cards challenges  - Theme - #4 Inspired by a movie - my obvious movie is A CLOCKWORK ORANGE!

Crafty Little Fairies - Theme - One for the boys

TTFN (again!)
L x




Special Day

Good morning everybody.

Welcome to a brand new crafty week!
I hope I have lots of energy to plough into fab creations - one never knows!

I have had a very quiet weekend though. 'He who works' came home with his usual bag of washing and no prezzies for me....I keep asking for them but for some reason I don't get them- he reckons he's working hard and has no time to buy them. Any excuse!!!!!! Bless him!
We did have the birthday tea on saturday for the son-in-law. We went to Tesco for birthday nibbles - £54 later (Hahahahahaha) we came home!
Why does food have to be so darned expensive>? We all would be much better off if we didn't have to eat!

On to the card-making then :

I decided to use my Sizzix tag die and then distress it with Tim Holtz antique linen ink pad and then the Spellbinders label die for the sentiment.
In fact, this card developed over the afternoon! I had in mind a distressed card and ended up stamping, embossing and colouring too!


I'm entering it into the following challenges :-

Scrapology - Theme - Mothers Day/Special Lady
The Stamping Boutique - Theme - Punch/Die-cut
Challenges 4 Everybody - Theme - #38 Anything Goes
Feeling Crafty Challenge - Theme - #25 Dies/Punches
Cardmaking and Papercraft - Theme - Mothers Day




TTFN
L x