Friday, 13 June 2014

That Friday Feeling!

Happy Friday everybody!
Hasn't the weather been beautiful these last few days? Here in the NW of England it is glorious! Exactly what summer should be at last.
Have had a busy few days including visiting the dentist (twice) and not even going out for breakfast once :( Just haven't had time.
Anyway, today I'm putting this card into the challenges at  :

The Outlawz - Twisted Thursday
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge blog
City Crafter Challenge blog
Dazzling Diva #29 - Graduation
That's Crafty! challenge blog - birds
Creative Corner Challenges - Just for boys/men

Items used : From The Heart Stamps Birdbrain Graduate image and sentiment
                   Spectrum Noir Markers
                   First Edition Paper Pad - Blank Canvas
                   Marianne Design pretty papers bloc
                   Generic striped paper
                   Jute twine
                   Button
                   White Cotton for stitching
                   




TTFN
L x


Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Forty Shades of.......brown!

Hello everyone.
I'm currently sitting by my craft-room window watching the rain hurtling down and the thunder is just so loud!!! Nature is incredible!
It's very warm today so thunder doesn't surprise me but what does surprise me is the fact that we have had thunder on and off for the past three days which is unusual. I do believe the stories about global warning are very true. As we often say ...."summer wasn't like this in my day!"....lol

Now, down to business! I began making this card last night and I'm entering it into the challenge at The Outlawz - Monochromatic.
For some reason, brown has always, and still is, my "Go-To-Colour" whether I'm drawing, decorating or choosing clothes!!!
There is alot of choice with brown as there are numerous shades and it's a fab colour to work with. So, this is my entry :

Items used : Spectrum Noir markers
                   LOTV stamp
                   Kraft card
                    Papermania ribbon
                    Martha Stewart punch
                    Sentiment stamp from Anita's crafts
                    Generic paper, pearls, flowers and hat pin.














TTFN
L x

Monday, 9 June 2014

Fathers Day

Good morning everyone.
It has been a lovely weekend even if I did lose a filling followed by a chunk of tooth!!!!
Having to go to the dentist (again) and have it sorted 4 days before my bi-annual check up was due anyway!!!
Have started to look forward to our holiday in 6 weeks time - I'm on countdown now - cannot wait!

Anyhoo, I made this card today for my son to give his dad on Fathers Day and I thought it would suit several challenges too!
I'm entering it into these :

C.R.A.F.T Challenge - Fathers Day/Male
The Outlawz - Fathers Day
Charizma Cards Challenges - Fathers Day
Milk Coffee Challenge - Dad/Special Male
Moving Along With The Times - Fathers Day
From The Heart Stamps - Super Birdbrain
Craft Your Passion Challenges - Fathers Day/For Boys
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes/All about Dad
The Cutie Pie Challenge - A cute one for Dad
Crafts4Eternity - One for the boys













TTFN
L x