Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Papertake weekly challenge card and dolly set

Its Tuesday which means its Papertake weekly challenge !
 This week the Challenge is a fabulous sketch and this week Papertake is sponsored by Simon Says Stamp !

For my dt make this week ive made a Sarah Kay card and matching fimo dolly.

Now i made a little fimo doggie to match with the card - im not brill at dogs mind  lol ...This little model just looks like Sophia and her doggie mojo ... heheee 
Its suppose to match little Fleur and her puppy Manon on the card.

                    and now onto the card ..

I've used some really delish  dt papers  from charmed cards  , the pad is Prima reflections
This is a fabulous pad - the designs in it are great for both male and female cards. I always struggle finding decent paper suitable for both.

The gorgeous Sarah Kay stamp is available here she is called Fleur gathering flowers with Manon ..Ive also used trinkets - love these, this one is from the bo bunny collection "ad lib" and the gorgeous glitter lace is also from charmed .

I'd like to enter this into these challenges.
A spoonful of sugar - flower power

This Card and fimo dolly set is available on EBAY later today

Sunday, 29 May 2011

Just a reminder ...

Just a little reminder for those that could'nt get into blogger the other day...
My Fimo Dolly  Give -away / blog candy is here 

Good luck in the draw xxx 

Blog candy now closed.

Thursday, 26 May 2011

Christmas in may Fimo topper set .

Due to blogger not working im alittle late posting my DT Creative Inspirations Challenge make ..and this week we are 
sponsored by whimsy stamps
The lovely Creative Inspirations team has asked me to stay on another month as GDT ( thank you hunnies )
and this weeks challenge is .......
Christmas in May ..

I had some gorgeous Christmas paper still hanging around in the craft room , and did a blue christmas theme. The image is ofcourse Tilda , lace and the gingham ribbon are from 
I've made a Topper and Dolly set .
Heres dolly - she just looks like my Georgie when she was little ! 

Awwwww bless shes cuddling that teddy tight and they both look warm and cosy !
I've delibratly made this dolly not to be christmassy - so she is suitable for any occasion.

Teddy is looking extremely happy - i think he is wearing his favourite scarf ! lol

Please check out the gorgeous Dt creations at creative inspirations challenge blog.
I'd like to enter this into these challenges ...
the craftypad - lace and bows
magnoliadown under - christmas in may
This topper set is available on EBAY.

Papertake Weekly challenge fimo set.

oh im in !!! rofl --- I have'nt been able to get into blogger for days - so ive acessed it with a different browser ( internet explorer and im in ! woooooooo hoooooooo !  rofl .... I am well behind on posts , so im gonna start with what should have been tues .. Heres my make for PaperTake Weekly Challenge - and this week its pretty pastels !
This little sweetie has a home - I recieved loads of fimo from the lovely DawnyP - she had a crafty clean out and was going to throw it out - ( maddy nearly faints lol )  So this dolly set is off to the lovely DawnyP thank you hunny xx This week papertake is sponsored by Digital Delights .
The Tilda stamp is from the new Rainbow Tilda collection.

 heres a closer look at dolly ...
                                        Oh bless her she is playing with the butterflies !

and theres one on her hat too !

        I shall be entering this into some challenges - but blogger is freezing up so il be back later to add them .
bling it on ( monthly) - photo inspiration 
mytime to craft - use a die cut ( hearts)
pennyschallenges - summer

Sunday, 22 May 2011

LOTV Card and fimo Set Dolly give away !

Well what lovely comments on the Strawberry Dolly topper set i posted yesterday- thank you so much for your fab comments ...xx
So i decided to do something about alittle orphan i had in the craft room !!
I had already made a dolly a while back , so when i saw the lili of the Valley challenge i decided to make a card to match and just add a matching bow to the dollies hat .

I've used Rasberry Road digital papers for the card and some gorgeous Gingham seam binding from Creative Treasures DT kit.

Lets have a look a dolly shall we ? 
She is abit smaller than my usual dolls - and not as big as my Strawberry dolly topper  set so i have decided to give this away .. 

She has'nt got a name yet - maybe the new owner will give her one ?
The theme at lili of the valley challenge is  here comes Summer
and sat with her huge ice- cream she is perfect for the summer colours ive used on the card.

Hee hee what a messy pup she is - look at all that dribbling chocolate sauce covered in sherbet and thousand and ones lol.
and now for the card ...
i'd like to enter this set into this challenge .
lili of the valley - here comes summer ( summer colours)

Like i said shes abit smaller than my usual and not as detailed
as my usual ones.

Saturday, 21 May 2011

Tilda "rainbow 2011 " strawberry Fimo topper set ..

Oh how i love making little fimo strawberries and when i saw the new Rainbow tilda
collection had a strawberry tilda in - well i just could not resist it !!
I have to  say the pictures don't really do this set justice - it is so pretty in real life.
Isnt little Tilda gorgeous munching her strawberry ! Ive made a fimo dolly to match this 
Topper - adorned with fimo strawberries ! 

She looks quite home style country there with her red gingham bow on her head band !
 I think the name Matilda suits her, how she cute looks with her head tilted to the side .

Matilda's been busy ! ... her basket is over flowing with all the delicious strawberries she's picked !

 Matilda is very useful too - my fimo dollies dont have to be just for show they can be used as
cake toppers too .

Matching card topper.
I got some gorgeous gingham seam binding in my Creative Treasures kit and a fab button that just went perfect for the card topper and Matildas head bow !
I've used Raspberry Road paper and some scrap paper.
To match the theme and the dolly i made a fimo strawberry charm.

I'd like to enter this into these challenges
ces challenges - embellish it .
Inspire me Friday - anything goes.
pennyspaper crafty - anything goes
spoonful of sugar- anything goes
stampavie and more - summer

This set is available on EBAY

Thursday, 19 May 2011

The new Gorjuss .......

Oooooh have you seen the new Gorjuss stamps ?  Its been a while since any were released and i just had to get a couple .. If you havent had the chance to see them yet , they are at
I've used some scrap paper and some lace and decorative metal corners.
The gorgeous crystals ( in amongst the blooms ) i had in my DT kit from Creative Treasures and a fab price they are too ! ..
I love the images of these new stamps but i do have a few grievences with them ,  new gorjuss stamps seem to be a bit bigger than the other ones , it didnt fit in the nestie ,
so i had to do a "out of the nestie " technique on it. Shame santoro's who do the stamp
didnt  make it smaller and put the copyright higher up or at the side .. as it makes
it difficult to keep it. 
Not sure what santoro's policy is on selling , so will let you know on that one.

 Sorry to those that missed the ebay of the  Cotton rabbit set - it sold within the hour.sorry folks if you didnt get the chance x

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Shabby chic Little Cotton Rabbit fimo topper set .

Theres nothing like a little bunny love ! and this set i made for the Wednesday creative Challenge Dt... which is lace and pearls this week.

Awwww two little cute bunnies ... Remember this cute little cotton rabbit from sugar nellie ?- 
she must be at least a couple of years old by now !  well i decided that she really needs to be inked up again - i forgot how cute she was ! I've made the little fimo polymer clay rabbit to match and there she is eating away at her very delishious  chocolate strawberry cake ! heheee ! ( probably made by calvin mouse !)
I really enjoyed making this and was really chuffed that it turned out so pretty -
Look theres a little strawberry on the cake...
The cake looks like sponge at the side - i think the camera has only just picked the detail up .
Not sure what to call this fimo bunny - she looks like a Flo to me , what do you think does 
Flo suit her ??

Heres the topper to match ... the gorgeous lace is from my dt kit from Creative Treasure and if you look 
carefully theres some beautiful crystal pearls stems - and even better they are in the sale at creative treasures.
The pink gem centre  on the bow is also on sale there too . 
The topper is made up of a combination of magnolia paper and Raspberry road digi paper. 
The edges have either been inked or distressed.
Please check out the other gorgeous creations at Creative Inspirations Challenge.

I'd like to enter this topper into these challenges.
oldie but goodie - teddy bears picnic ( closest i had to a teddy is a teddy rabbit)
A spoonful of sugar - anything goes
toptip tues - child project.
creative card crew - cute and girly.
my time to craft-toybox treasures
divasbydesign - one for the girls

PaperTake weekly challenge -

Today is Tuesday and that means itsPapertake weekly challenge ! The challenge this week is "bloom and grow"  or use a molly bloom stamp  and is sponsored by the Ribbon Girl.
For my card i've used a gorgeous  Sarah Kay stamp 
Lots of blooms and metal embellishments - I've coloured the corners and the flower with copics .
I don't know if you noticed by ive removed my chat box for the time being - it will be back up
prehaps another time - it seemed to just be covered in spam and was really annoying me ..
so for all you spammers out there - "go away"
aghhhh ..Dont you just hate them !

I'd like to enter this into these challenges
cupcake craft challenge - in the garden
 corrosive challenge - birthdays .
Pear tree designs - stamped image

this card is  available on EBAY

Monday, 16 May 2011

Teddy Bo

Well i have finally managed to get some printer ink - ive been without it for yonks and yonks ! 

With so many gorgeous digi papers and digi stamps out there it was hard going not having any.

The papers I have used on this topper are from  Raspberry Road digital papers- they were so delish in the store i just could not resist them - this one is called Josephine and the digi stamp is Teddy Bo .

Now i had a little trouble with my printer settings on these digi papers - so if anyone 
out there uses epson stylus photo r285 printer for digi paper - pleassssssse advice me on the 
settings for it ... these ones turn out ok - but im having alittle trouble with other papers !

I'l be back tomorow with papertake dt card .. x

challenges -
paperplay - anything goes

Thursday, 12 May 2011

Creative inspirations GDT

This week on Creative Inspirations challenge , sponsored by Robyns Fetish the challenge is to decorate the inside of your card ..
I always think it does make the card  so much more special when its decorated both at the front 
and the inside . For this card i have used a gorgeous Elisabeth Bell image - actually its my boyfriends stamp that i nicked off him lol . 
The papers that i have used are from the range Tilda and ive used a martha stewart punch for the leaves .
I've added card candi from charmed cards in the corners and some mesh under the flowers..

also some little punch out butterflies inside too !
 I'd like to enter this into these challenges 
Oldie but goodie - say it with flowers

I recieved a fabulous prize yesterday from the Bling it on  challenge ~Blog 
prismas , lotv stamp , some bling and some fabby chalks - so thank you girlies ! x

This card will be available on Ebay later today .

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Papertake Weekly Challenge - punch it out !

This week at Papertake Weekly the challenge is punches and diecuts ...use one or both,
and is sponsored by Dies to Die for.
The sweet image and sentiment is by lilli of the Valley,
The papers are from charmed cards and crafts Prima pad.
I've used a martha stewart punch for the leafs and attached them around the edge of the nestie.
and i used the colour combo pink and green - one of my favs !

I am entering this into these challenges
CES challenge - favourite colour combo 
Papertake weekly - punch it out !

this card will be available on ebay tomorrow .x

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Creative Inspirations GDT

I won the challenge over at Creative Inspirations Wednesday Challenge  blog ! I won the may Guest designer spot ! thanks girls .. This week the challenge is embossing ..
Oh bless little Tilda shes waving goodbye .. lots  of flowers and ribbon bow adorn this topper .
The gorgeous diamonte circle at the top left corner is a ribbon slider - but i have slid it under the corner of the paper instead .
You may wonder where the embossing is on this topper - well its here...

I could have heated the embossing powder up more - but i rather like the smooth and rough texture .
The shape i have used is from a sizzix bigz die and ive added a brad. Ofcourse you can dry emboss too with the challenge it doesnt have to be powder and heat embossing .

I dont often use this little tilda - but she is a sweetie - love her boots !
The papers i have used are charmed cards - prima pad - i think theres a mixture of a few scraps in there too !
Id like to enter this challenge.
by the cute and girly - anything goes monthly challenge ( may)

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Fairy Ballerina and Dt Papertake .

Oh my , i have been trying to up load this all day ! For some reason blogger just is not uploading my pictures very well at all .... anyway today is Papertake weekly challenge and this week its anything goes .
with the optional extra of something round . So i have a gorgeous embroidered brad in the middle of the bow.
So pretty .Beautiful ballerina Tilda is there and i have added some wings to her to make her alittle ballerina fairy !
Please pop along to papertake to see the lovely DT makes !
I would just like let you all know  ... there has been a huge surge on cd's on ebay that contain handmade cards - images ... However one of them ( and i only know of one at the moment ) Had Bev Rochesters Card to advertise it .It appears that this person is stealing photos from blogs - and going way back into the blogs as the card of Bevs was blogged in 2008 .. This is not on and id just like to say if any of you have bought these cd's and reconise any of my cards there or anyone elses  ,  please let them know x 
This is not on ... i have no problems with people saving pics into there own personal folder for inspiration but not to steal photos for profit . I am sure this could effect all of us , so please be aware .
I'd like to enter this card into these challenges 
pear tree designs - free for all
stampsomething - with wings

.Edited to say .... the castle stamp is by great impressions, i got mine in Samual taylors.

Sunday, 1 May 2011

Just because its Seasonal !

Now then how many of us have stamps that are seasonal or for a particular calender event
and once that is over they go to the bottom of the drawer ? Well you might want to  get them back out.
Just because a stamp is seasonal does not mean to say it can't be used.
This is one example - On my topper i have used Tilda's egg cart - meant really for Easter!

It is suppose to have eggs in the cart - but theres flowers there instead ! 

There are a few ways you can do this -
Mask it - 
mask the stamp
or do what i did - i just put some masking tape over the stamp where i didnt what the image , inked it up, took the tape off  and then stamped. I then stamp tilda separate and cut her out . 
So the cart was'nt bare i punched out some leaves and  flowers then  added brads.
 I now  have a stamp that i can use over and over again and  no longer sits at the bottom of the pile ! Have a look in your stamp drawer and see what  you can find !
I'd like to enter this topper into these challenges 

top tip tues - squares challenge.
crafts 4 eternity - anything goes