Thursday, 31 May 2012

Queen for the day


Morning and today I have our recent 'bunting' class projects.  The ladies really enjoyed them self, many stamped other letters to spell granddaughter's names or clubs they belonged to (all used their 'little' grey cells to work out what would best fit in the within the seven characters on the bunting!).


I will be happily entering these over at Fab 'n' Funky (celebrations) and Cupcake Craft Challenges (royalty).  Have a great day everyone and see you soon x
Supplies from Stampin' Up!
Stamps: Pennant parade (pg37/No.122740, curly cute (pg86/No.117014) and broadsheet alphabet (pg80/No.120585).  Ink: Jet black stazon (pg113/No.101406) and tea stain from distressing essentials kit (pg113/No.118762).  Card stock: Whisper white (p94/No.106549), baja breeze (pg92/No.116207), poppy parade (pg90/no.121694), and confetti white (pg95/No.106557) .  Accessories: Island indigo bakers twine* (pg22/No.125575),rhinestones (pg110/No.119246), just add cake designer series paper (pg98/No.124339).  Adhesives: Stampin dimensionals and multipurpose liquid glue. (P114/No.110755). 
Tools: Big shot die-cutting machine (p121/No.113439), stripes embossing folder (pg124/No.123128), perfect pennants Bigz L die (pg123/No.123126), petite pennants builder punch (pg119/No.122361), 1 ¾” circle punch (pg 118/No.119850), cropadile (pg115/No.108362). Paper cutter (page 107 No. 106583), scorer (page 107 No. 104154), paper snips (page 107 No. 103579), bone folder (page 107 No. 102300), stamp-a-ma-jig (p115/No.101049) stampin scrub (page 107 No. 102642) and Stampin mist cleaner (page 107 No. 102394).

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Pink elephants and lemonade


This is my annual have a go at a 'cute' card for my darling niece Evee, who turned four the weekend and we had a few little days off to celebrate.  As I said before there were quite a few birthday's (including mine) over the last week and I received some gorgeous pressies, including some serious thigh strokingly gorgeous things from my sweet friend Aimes - thank you again.

I will be happily entering this over at Allsorts Challenge (HB to someone special), Charisma Cardz challenge (no flowers) and Let's Create & Craft (stars in your eyes).  Have a great day & see you soon.

Supplies from Stampin' Up!
Card stock: crumb cake, basic grey and whisper white.  Accessories: pretty in pink satin ribbon, just add cake designer series paper, dazzling diamonds glitter and rhinestones.  Other: doily die from PTI, star pin from maya road, copics, tuxedo black memento ink, rub on sentiment from stash and Humphrey's corner make a wish stamp set.

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Today is the day


A little something for my Mum's birthday today, in which I cracked open the brand new apothecary art stamps set from Stampin' Up!  I used my stampin' pastels to colour the flowers on the first edition designer paper.  I will be happily entering it over at Cupcake Craft (book lover).  Have a great day & see you soon

Supplies from Stampin' Up! & available to purchase from me.
Stamps: apothecary art, ink: black stazon, crumb cake and stampin' pastels.  Card stock: crumb cake and very vanilla.  Accessories: pear pizazz pleated satin ribbon, adhesive pearls, first edition speciality paper and twitterpated designer series paper.  Tools: labels collection framelit die and swirls scribbles die.  Other: sewing machine and pin from stash.

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Wouldn't it be good


If the month of May was a few days longer.  Lots of family birthday's this week and today's card is from my son to his Mamgu (my Mum).  Her birthday is not until Thursday but I think I will be safe.  Love how the Stampin' Up! edgelits look as 'hills'.  I will be happily entering this over at Cupcake Craft Challenges (book lover) and Cute Card Thursday (touch of sparkle).

Have a great day & see you soon x

Supplies from Stampin' Up! and availabe to purchase through me.
Stamps: Up, up & away and happiest birthday wishes(hostess).  Ink: black stazon, poppy parade, pumpkin pie, versamark, crumb cake and rich razzleberry.  Card stock: crumb cake (for a change lol!) and very vanilla.  Accessories: first edition speciality paper and subtles collection patterns designer series stack.  Tools: adorning accents edgelit die and heat & stick powder.  Other: sewing machine and PTI alphabet.

Friday, 18 May 2012

Up on a hill


Howdy, how are you?  My card today uses a fabulous tutorial I found (here) for diy chevrons.  I positively couldn't wait to have a go and so here it is.  Have a great weekend and see you soon x

Supplies from Stampin' Up!
Stamps: Up, up and away and happiest birthday wishes (hostess).  Ink: basic black and melon mambo.  Card stock: crumb cake and whisper white.  accessories: white bakers twine, subtles and neutrals patterns designer series paper stacks.

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Say nothing at all


Well maybe not nothing lol!  Some serious pool party love on my card today with just a simple bow, I do like the black ink on this colour.  Anyway I had an awesome craft fair the weekend which has only inspired me to exercise the little grey cells with new folksy adventures (more to come).

Have a great day & see you soon x

Supplies from Stampin' Up!
Stamps: curly cute and borderlines, ink: basic black, card stock: pool party.  Accessories: basic black narrow grosgrain ribbon and adhesive rhinestone.

Monday, 14 May 2012

Boys (and ladies) are back in town!


Yeah I am back from my hols where a thoroughly fun (and exhausting ) time was had by all.  Thankfully I had made this before we went away.  Gonna be short and sweet today to recharge the ol batteries.  I will be happily entering it over at Sweet Stampin (flower power), Stampin' for the Weekend (layer upon layer) and Creative Card Crew (sentiment).

Have a great day & see you soon.

Supplies from Stampin' Up!
Stamps: petite pairs.  Ink: basic grey.  Card stock: riding hood red, baja breeze, whisper white and basic grey.  Accessories: lucky limeade baker's twine, pear pizzaz pleated satin ribbon, adhesive pearls, neutral patterns designer series paper stack.  Tools: little leaves die, labels collection framelit dies and fun flowers die.  Other: sewing machine.

Friday, 11 May 2012

Friday I'm in love


Hee! you can tell I am using new photo editing software - what's going on with those corners Emma lol!  Well it's the last day of my holidays posts and I hope you have enjoyed them.  I should be making my way back to sunny Swansea after a fun break, I'm sure.

Have a great weekend everyone and hope to see you soon x

Supplies from Stampin' Up!
Stamps: tea shoppe, ink: island indigo, crumb cake and whisper white craft ink.  Card stock: crumb cake, whisper white and island indigo.  Accessories: white bakers twine, pear pizazz pleated satin ribbon, twitterpated designer series paper and rhinestones.  Tools: adorning accents edgelit die.  Other: sewing machine.

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Wednesday, Thursday happy days!


It looks like I have taken this photo in the early hours! oh well it does showcase my new love of making pinwheels and stroking twine :D  Although I am probably dancing a jig with my niece and eating way to many hot nuts when this goes live, I type this post in my jammies and knee deep in holiday clothes packing.

Have a great day & see you soon.

Supplies from Stampin' Up!
Stamps: notably ornate and tea shoppe.  Ink: sahara sand, crumb cake, basic black and blushing bride stampin write markers.  Card stock: basic grey and whisper white.  Accessories: twiterpated designer series paper, basic grey designer button, white bakers twine.  Tools: colour spritzer tool.  Other: sewing machine.

Monday, 7 May 2012

Monday, Tuesday happy days!

I come to you now from another land oooooh, that must mean I am in Butlins and these posts are scheduled lol! (fingers crossed).  Another card using the fab Up, up & away stamp set from Stampin' Up!  I needed a male graduation card and got my thinking hat on to cup up with this little number.

Have a great day & see you soon x

Supplies from Stampin' Up!
Stamps: Up, up & away, ink: basic black, whisper white craft ink and versamark.  Card stock: crumb cake and basic black.  Misc: white embossing powder.  Other: sewing machine.

Friday, 4 May 2012

More tea Vicar


Yes please! I love my cups of tea and they have sustained many a moonlight craftathon in these parts.  A little simple number from my recent class.  Short and sweet today - lots to do as the Fuge/Dowling sharabang head off on their annual jollies to Butlins - yeah!!

Have a great bank holiday weekend and see you next week with some (fingers crossed) scheduled posts.

Supplies from Stampin' Up!
Stamps: Tea Shoppe, ink: pear pizazz, blushing bride and island indigo.  Cardstock: baja breeze and whisper white.  Accessories: island indigo bakers twine, rhinestone, riding hood red pleated satin ribbon and twitterpated designer series paper.  Tools: labels collection framelit dies.

Thursday, 3 May 2012

Right said Fred


No it's not THAT right said Fred (baldy heads and lycra - eek!)  but the cup of tea one lol! Yes it's  the new 'Tea shoppe' stamp set from Stampin' Up! along with (look at the curves on that baby!) edgelit dies and matching embossing folder - yum yum.

I will be happily entering it over at Sweet Stampin (anything but a square), Stampin' for the weekend (sparkle & shine) and Cupcake Craft (best of British).  Have a great day & see you tomorrow :D

Supplies from Stampin' Up!
Stamps: Tea shoppe, ink: cameo coral, lucky limeade and early espresso.  Card stock: cameo coral, whisper white, wisteria wonder and early espresso.  Accessories: cameo coral bakers twine and rhinestone.  Tools used: itty bitty flower punch, adorning accents textured impressions embossing folder and edgelit die.

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Shiny happy people


Howdy and welcome back to the all new Summer mini Stampin' Up ! show (insert Kermit the frog type wail here lol!).  Using the stunning new labels framelit dies - fwoar! together with some twittepated designer series paper - can i hear another fwoar!  I would also like to mention the white twine (an extremely rare beast) and many non crafters have said to me 'Emma it's just twine' and my head agrees but my heart says IT'S TWINE!!!

Well I will be entering this over at Papertake Weekly (anything goes) and I should be back tomorrow with more fun projects :D  Have a great day x

Supplies from Stampin' Up!
Stamps: happiest birthday wishes (hostess) and En Francais.  Ink: basic grey and tea stain dye.  Card stock: whisper white, basic grey and crumb cake.  Accessories: antique brads, white bakers twine and twitterpated designer series paper.  Tools: labels collection framelits dies.

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Up, Up and away


Hello, hello, hello, hello and am I glad to be back with the all new Summer mini catalogue from Stampin' Up!  Today is the launch of their brand new catty with all it's innovative gorgeousness.  I feel so lucky to have Stampin' Up! in my life and wouldn't know how I would manage creatively without it.

Anyhoo! spot the 'new stuff' on this baby, ok I'll tell you - colour co-ordinating bakers twine, scalloped scallop edgelit dies and look at those stonkin balloons from the 'Up, up & away' stamp set, c'mon!  Oooh I feel a bit faint from the sheer excitement I am giving off.  Well I shall be back soon with more newness :D and the link to the new catalogue (all my special ladies out there should have their paper version to stroke by now or very soon).

I will be happily entering it over at Crafty Catz (anything goes) and Fab 'n' Funky (no DP).  Have a great day x

Supplies from Stampin' Up!
Stamps: Up, up & away and happiest birthday wishes (hostess).  ink: pool party, pear pizazz and perfect plum.  Card stock: perfect plum, pool party and naturals ivory.  Accessories: wisteria wonder bakers twine.  Tools used: adorning accents edgelit die, dotted scalloped ribbon border punch, mat pack and piercing tool.