Wednesday, 29 April 2009

Copics Colour Challenge Card

This week over at the copic colour challenge , our colours are for Challenge 11...
My mint green BG13 was running out so i replaced with BG09 which i used for the leaves.
The image i used is Tilda and the papers are Minds eye and from the collection Bloom and Grow.
Please bob along to the copics challenge blog and see the gorgeous cards by the rest of the DT members - remember if your joining in on the challenge .. you dont have to have the exact colours if you dont have them - your closet match will do.

Now over the last day or so my boyfriend Calvin has been very quiet ! He has been busy doing a tutorial .. remember his fab wallet that was featured on the Inspirational blog ? well he has now put the tutorial on how to make it on his blog ... for a gander look here ..

Wednesday, 22 April 2009

Lots of challenge cards and a naughty rotty !

Copic Colour challenge
I made this tilda card for the copic colour challenge Dt . I drew the trunk of the tree myself as i didnt have a tree stamp - i was really chuffed that it turned out so well. The leaves are punched out from a leaf punch.

Now i have such alot of catching up to with sending things to friends ... as i started this card i thought to myself how nice it would be to make a holder for some stamped images to send to a friend of mine, i also wanted to put a little tutorial together for her for colouring with copics... anyway like i said i had sooo much catching up on this to do that i ended up making rather a few and joining in on some challenges too!.
Inside the card.

matching pillow box holder.

Stetch Saturday Challenge Card.
Calvin my boyfriend has been over and we spent the afternoon crafting on these... he made a fab card and his wallet he made into a sketch holder , you can see his on his blog here.

These are my makes from the crafty afternoon ! I decided to join in on the fab stetch over at
the Stetch Saturday blog .

Stamped images wallet

Just Magnolia Challenge Card.

I used my new Tilda stamp for this card - i love this cute stamp.
The wallet Template is from The Cranberry Card Company and i bought it 2nd hand.. i have used this template so many times its just so versitile.

Well well well .... theres a rat in calvins kitchen !!!!!!!

Hmmm looks like someone is a bit peckish !!

Saturday, 18 April 2009

Dt challenge card..

Ive had a little trouble with my pc the last couple of days so i appoligise for my copic colour challenge dt not being up ..Ive use a sugar nellie "daisy " image for this card.
This week the fabulous dt member louise picked the colours , please bob over to the blog and have a look at the fab work the dt have done and have a go at the copics challenge and your chance to win one of the charmed downloads.

Ive had two blog awards i would like to thank you for ..

thank you Donna for the lumas award x !

and also
Tina -

Thank you girls for the award and the lovely words xx

maddy x

Sunday, 12 April 2009

Card and gift set , Calvins cupcake Tutorial...

I made this little card and gift set from some papers i got from an old scrap-a- gogo kit .. they reminded me of chocolate ! sorry i dont know what they are called - i accidently threw the strip off!
The card has Tilda sat on a cake and i made some fimo earrings and a cupcake dolly to match.
The little box i made ages ago - Its called a mini pizza box if you look in google there should be a few tutorials on how to make it.

The little cupcake dolly has a hat with a cupcake shape and a cherry on the top !
she is also holding a tiny cupcake and looks like she is ready to eat it !!

The lid opens up to reveal the earrings cutely attached to a stand... I used a stamping up scallop circle for the middle ...

I cut up a cellophane card bag and glued it inside for the window.

When the earrings are taken out , they have there own stand.
I used a martha stewart punch for the bottom.

Want to know how to make the cupcake earrings ... well i think we are just in time for Calvin Mouse to shows --- p.s .... watch out for Rotty Rat in the photo..... calvin my boyfriend and his two girls are up for a week and Rotty hasnt been behaving at all !!!!!

some adult supervision and help required.


Always soften the fimo first by rolling it into a ball and sausage shapes, this makes it easy to model. Always wash your hands before modelling..


ROTTY stop your moonies now Mr!!!!!! Calvin mouse is doing a very serious tutorial...

Its ok Calvin Mouse i'l put a screen up and stop him showing off !









well done calvin that was a fab tutorial ... will you be showing us how to do your fab donuts too ?

Yep bedtime for you and Rotty , go have a wash and brush your teeth , il tuck you in when your finished..

All done ? teeth brushed and been to the loo too ?

Ok , now then just a few things i think we need to get straight Rotty , no more moonies ... you have to behave if you're staying here ....


Yes you can have Teddy in bed rotty, and calvin ... yes i know you have been good
right into bed both of you ..

Night Boys , and dont forget the easter bunny will be coming !

Rottys teddy was made by calvins 11 year old daughter...

Happy Easter everyone !

maddy and calvin x

Wednesday, 8 April 2009

Copic Colour Challenge and challenge card.

Here is my DT card for the copic colour challenge #8, The challenge this week is sponsored by Toodles and Binks.
Each of the Dt were given a fab Toodles and Binks stamp.Thanks Toodles and Binks !
Above is Celeste the fairy and ive used Diamond Dust for her collor and wings and then coloured the edge with the crimson copic. Please take a hop over there and see the fab cards the design team have created ! If you join in and use a Toodles and Binks stamp you get an extra entry into the prize draw ! .. Remember you dont have to use all the colours - you can use just one ! If you dont have the colours stated , you can use your nearest colour.

STETCH SATURDAY challenge card.

This is my entry for the sketch saturday challenge , Ive turned the sketch around .

Ive use a cute Anya stamp from the Greetings farm for this card .
Papers are from the Marrakech range from basic grey.I hand wrote Happy Birthday around the edge in a white ink essential pen.

I had a oxox stamp that ive rarely used so thought id use it for the background on my nestibilitie.Ive used mostly some buys from the Harrogate papercrafting show , including some fab stamps from autum leaves.

Just a little request here ... If you have a Calvin the mouse blinkie ... would you be kind enough to save the blinkie to photo bucket and use the photo bucket code to upload it again ... He has been soooo popular( thank you folks) that Carolyn whos hosting him is a worried about the bandwidth. Its not an emergancy yet ... but if you can do it please do xxx

Thank you for all your lovely comments ... i read them all --- xxx And when calvin mouse has a post , you say they make you laugh ... well just to say your comments about him have me in hysterics too !!!

Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Crafty Tuesday !

Well todays been a busy day ! Ive made two cards .. heres my entry for the friday Stetchers challenge card - the basic challenge is in there somewhere ... i think i may have gone alittle over the top with the corners !
The image is Tilda and i believe its one of the new spring collection I stamped out when having a crafty afternoon with Juliet a blogging buddy.

This card is made using the Cute Daisy May image downloads , isnt she cute ! They remind me of '50's dolly images ! I remember buying dollies and on the packaging would be an image very simular to this one . It brought back lovely memories .
Cute Daisy May have a challenge blog , if you want to take part in the challenges its here..

Wednesday, 1 April 2009

What a crafty week !

Well its Wednesday folks and that means another Fabulous Copic Colour Challenge ! Heres my Dt card for the challenge -This week Lisa picked the colours, and they are

Please have a look at the fab Dt cards and join in the challenge !

Well like i said on my title its been a real crafty week for me ! I went to the Harrogate paper crafts show and met up with some crafty friends and also some that i only knew by name ! So Hi to Bev , Emma and Joanne lovely to have met you !
Well i did do a crafty spend and bought some whiff of joy stamps ..



Silly narna me did a sketch card and miss the deadline ! lol here was my challenge card for last weeks whiff of joy challenge ! lol

I had a great crafty session with my good friend Rachel from all sorts and everything blog ... instead of gabbing like we usually do - i arranged alittle project ! ... i found a great little blog on the internet called The Hybrid Chick, on there is a smashing little box project . Rachel and i sat and crafted all afternoon with these fab little boxes ...

I would have filled them with chocolate eggs - infact i did actually buy some but im afraid a chocolate pang got in the way ! lol !

I used my new k and co papers from harrogate.
Well after that crafty session came another one ! Rachel and I went off to Juliet from
Juliets Paper Palace blog . house for an afternoon of crafting - I took all the stuff needed to make the boxes and Rachel and Juliet made some boxes while i stamped some gorgeous stamps Juliet had ( she pinched mine too btw !) we had lovely lunch and a lovely afternoon !

Juliet and me .

Rachel and me ....
Oh and guess who came too ? ..... oh yes ... even took his craft table and big shot ! he went abit quiet for a while and then we found out why !
He was tucking into Juliets Easter Egg !