Thursday, 24 November 2016

Be merry...

Happy Thursday lovely friends...

grrrrooooaaaannnn...I so need a time machine!
There just aren't enough hours in the day at the moment!

Please tell me I'm not the only one who's thinking this!

I whizzing past today to show you a gorgeous image by
and to tell you about our new challenge at
We would love to see your 
cute and cuddly cards this time!
(cute, cuddly and pink of course)!

Our wonderful sponsor this time is our lovely friend Tracy -
who has a wonderful £10 voucher waiting for the lucky winner.

Here we have Little Miss Muffet Stamps gorgeous
She is so super cute and all ready for some Christmas mischief by the looks of it!
Ingredients
Make it Colour Blending Card by Elaine Hughes (Marker Geek)
Copic Markers
Papers are freebies from Making Cards Magazine
Collall All Purpose Glue
Inks Used
Copics - 
Skin, E04, E21, E11, E00, E000
Hair, E57, E55, E53, E51
Clothes V95, RV95, RV93, RV91, W7, W5, W3, RV66, RV55, RV52
White Uni Ball Gel Pen
Memento Ink Pad in Tuxedo Black (sentiment)
Thank you for visiting...
Happy Crafting...

...and remember to pop straight to 
to look at the other lovely DT Creations and join in the fun.
...and then to 
to look at the all the other gorgeous DT Inspiration and join in the fun...
and to
for some essential retail therapy!

from Sue...xxx




Wednesday, 23 November 2016

X is for Criss Cross...

Happy Thursday lovely friends...

Oh my!  31 Days 'til Christmas!  Where has the year gone!

Today we have a new challenge starting at 
and it is X is for Criss Cross.

Our fabulous sponsor this time is
with a generous $10 gift certificate.

My card today is one of 4 I have been lucky enough to have featured in 

I have used a gorgeous digi from
which is one of 4 free downloads available with 

I decided to make a sweet Christmas Shaker card to showcase this gorgeous digi
...and in case you were wondering' - I have criss crossed the twine around the card design! 
Ingredients
Snowball Penguin digi stamp by 2 Cute Ink
Make it Colour Blending Card by Elaine Hughes - Marker Geek
Copic Markers
Nit Wit Collections Woodland Wishes Digi Papers
Tonic circle and scalloped circle layering dies 
Lili of the Valley Sentiment Tag
Archival Ink Pad in Watering Can
Twine from The Ribbon Girl
Snowflake from my trinket box (originally from Hobbycraft)
Woodware Acetate
Stix 2 Foam sheet
Sequins from The Range
Collall All Purpose Glue
Inks Used
Copics - 
Pingu N9, N7, N5, N3, N1, W3, W1, W0, YR24, YR23, YR31
Scarf YG97, YG95, YG93, R39, R35, R37
Snow W5, W3, W1
Background - Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad in Tumbled Glass and Weathered Wood

Thank you for visiting...

Happy Crafting...

and remember to pop straight to ABC Christmas Challenge to look at the lovely 
DT Creations there and join in the fun!

from Sue...xxx

Don't forget your free downloads either with





Monday, 21 November 2016

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...

Good Morning everyone...
Happy Monday!

Did you know there are only 33 days until Christmas /: and only 4 more weekends!

I bet you are all really glad I've told you that!

I really enjoyed colouring this beautiful image by Jennifer Dove, it's the first stamp of this style i have ever used - I love it and it definitely will not be my last! 
DoveArt Studios Sleigh Ride for C.C. Designs
from
Dies To Die For
Ingredients
Stamp - DoveArt Studios Sleigh Ride for C.C. Designs
Make It Colour Blending Card by Elaine Hughes (Marker Geek)
Memento ink pad in Tuxedo Black
Copic Markers
Quickie Glue Pen
Diamond Dust
Papers - Echo Park Winter Wishes 6 x 6 Pad
Collall All Purpose Glue
Inks Used
Memento ink pad in Tuxedo Black
Copics
Sky RV00, RV0000, B0000, C0
Church E41, E42, E43, E44, Windows Y11, Y38
Fir Tree G28, 
Tree E49, E29, E23
Sleigh BG96, BG93, W1
Horse E77, E74, E71
Clothes, R59, R56, R45, B97, B95, B93, E41, E42, 
Snow W5, W3, W1, Colourless Blender
Thank you for popping by.
and...
Don't forget to pop straight to the Dies To Die For inspiration blog to look at the lovely DT creations there, and then straight to Dies To Die For for some essential retail therapy! 
Happy Crafting

love from Sue...xxx



Thursday, 17 November 2016

The moose wonderful time of the year...

Happy Thursday everyone.

We have a new Anything Goes challenge starting today at

There's a fabulous $10 gift voucher for the lucky winner for 

There are some fabulous new releases in the 
LMMS Shop today!
I am really excited - it's the closest I am ever likely to get to a moose living in rural Gloucestershire! (:
Ingredients
Make it Colour Blending Card by Elaine Hughes Marker Geek
Copic Markers
White Gel Pen
Quickie Glue Pen and Glamour Dust
Inks Used
Reindeer  E41, E42, E43, E44, E47, W5, W7
Trees  BG99, BG96, BG93, BG90, W1
Sky  BV29, BV25, BV23, BV31
Snow W5, W3, W1 Colourless Blender.
Thank you for visiting
happy crafting!

...and remember to pop straight to
to look at the all the other gorgeous DT Inspiration and join in the fun...
and then pop over to
for some essential retail therapy!

from Sue...xxx

Monday, 14 November 2016

Reindeer Food...

Happy Monday everyone...

First off, I am sending a massive apology to you all, my dear bloggin' pals.
I have had a really hectic couple of months at home - some things going well, some things not going so well which is what we call life I think!  Anyways, I am really behind with my visits to all your lovely blogs which troubles me.
You are all so kind - I am so grateful for the lovely comments you leave for me.
I hope that the next couple of weeks will free up a bit of time to visit you all and repay your kindness.

Today I am playing with reindeer (:
Reindeer food is such a fun project and tiny tots (and not so tiny tots)! adore it.
Ingredients
Stamps - Mama Elephant - Reindeer Games
Your Next Stamp Stitched Banner Die
Memento Ink Pad in Tuxedo Black
Copics
Twine, ribbon and bells from my trinket box
Cellophane cones (e bay)
Porridge oats and glitter (Not for Consumption - glitter tastes nasty)!
Sentiment created on the 'pooter' Curlz font.
Inks Used
Copics - 
Reindeer E40, E41, E42, E43, E51, E53, E55, E57, E59, 
R59, R45, R14, W5, W3, W1
Backgrounds B93, B95, B97, B21, B23, B18, BG15, BG32, BG11, R81, R83, R85, White Gel Pen
Snow, C0, C1, C3, Nuvo Glitter Drops - White Blizzard
Thank you for popping by.
Happy Crafting
love from Sue...xxx


Saturday, 12 November 2016

Penguin Kisses...

Good Morning lovely friends - Happy Saturday!

I seem to be in a world where the time is moving along double quick!

We have a new challenge starting today at
and it is
Use Ribbon and Bling

The prize is a selection of gorgeous Pink Gem Designs digi's or toppers.
For my card I have used the cutest digi - 

I have coloured this adorable image with copics and used some glitter and embellies to create the feeling of bling!
Ingredients
Make it Colour Blending Card by Elaine Hughes Marker Geek
Copics
Papers from Echo Park Very Merry Christmas 6 x 6 Paper Pad (Dies to Die For)
Die namics Stitched Square Frames Dies (Dies To Die For)
Nuovo Glitter drops - White Blizzard
Doodlebug Sprinkles
Collall All Purpose Glue
Inks Used
Copics - 
Pingu's N9, N7, N5, N3, W3, W1, YR24, YR23
Clothes R59, R56, RV34, R81, BG34, BG32, BG11, W3, W1, W0, Colourless Blender
Ground W5, W3, W1
Thank you for visiting...

Happy Crafting...

and remember to pop straight to

to look at the lovely DT Creations there.
from Sue...xxx

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Darlin' Dexter

Hello lovelies,
I'm here again today with some 
gorgeous Little Miss Muffet Stamps inspiration!
I decided to have another attempt at no lines colouring, and for a small chap 
was a bit tricksy!

I still think he's cute though!
Ingredients
Make it Colour Blending Card by Elaine Hughes (Marker Geek)
Inks Used
Copics - 
Pingu N9, N7, N5, N3, W3, W1, W5, YR24, YR23, YR21
Antlers W3, W1, E41
Hat R59, R56, R46, R14, G45, G29, YG63, 
Lantern W5, W3, W1
Light Y11, Y15, Y38 and Glitter
Background BG0000
Ground W3, W1 and Glitter
Thank you for visiting
happy crafting!

...and remember to pop straight to
to look at the all the other gorgeous DT Inspiration and join in the fun...
and then pop over to
for some essential retail therapy!



from Sue...xxx





Little Penguin...xxx

Good Morning lovely friends - Happy Thursday!

We have a new challenge starting today at 
In The Pink
and it is
Winter (Pink Winter of course)!

Our generous sponsor this time is
Bugaboo Stamps
with a prize of seven of their beautiful digi's. 
I have used a gorgeous Bugaboo Stamps digi -
 Little Penguin Winter - Candy Cane

I coloured this cute with copics and set him/her? in a circular card design made with MFT papers and some pink cardstock.

Finally I added some die cut holly sprigs and a pink wooden button.

...and here we are - total pingu cuteness...
Ingredients
Bugaboo Stamps digi - Little Penguin Winter - Candy Cane
Make it Colour Blending Card by Elaine Hughes (Marker Geek)
Copic Markers
Tonic Studio Circular Die Sets
Pink Cardstock
My Favourite Things Plaid Patterns Merry and Bright Paper Pad
Tim Holtz Mini Holiday Greens Die Set by Sizzix
Button from my trinket box.
Inks Used
Copics - 
Pingu N9, N7, N5, W3, W1, W0, YR24, YR23, YR21
Hat C3, C1, R59, R56, RV34, R81
Candy Cane C3, C1, R59, R56, R46, R14
Thank you for visiting...
Happy Crafting...

...and remember to pop straight to 

to look at the other lovely DT Creations and join in the fun.

from Sue...xxx




Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Make a wish...

Good Morning everyone -
Hope your Wednesday is a good one...

We have a new challenge starting today at
ABC Christmas Challenge
and it is 
W is for Wishes

Our generous sponsor this time is
Wild Rose Studio
who are giving away a gorgeous die,
all the details are 
HERE
My card today is one of a set of three I made for 
October's Issue of Making Cards Magazine
I am so proud of the opportunity to contribute to this fabulous magazine, I am enormously grateful to Sally and Jo for their faith in me!  
(One my cards is on the front here - how fab is that)?

For today's card I have used a host of gorgeous inky products from
Crafty Ideas.

If you haven't visited Crafty Ideas on line (or in person)! you definitely should, Nikki is lovely and her and her ladies will do everything they can to help you - they run some wonderful workshops too.

I created an inky background on watercolour card with Distress Inks, water and a heat gun.  I used a beautiful Impression Obsession Silhouette Stamp - Curtsey and finally added some Frantage to look as if the little girl is sprinkling magic!

...and here we are...time to make a wish...xxx
Ingredients
White card
Tim Holtz Kraft-Core cardstock for core’dinations in black

Watercolour card (I used Canson Hot Pressed)
Onyx Black Versafine ink pad
Black VersaColor pigment ink pad
Clear Embossing Powder by Ranger
Tonic Studio Circle Layering die set
Tonic Studio Scalloped Circle Layering die set
Tea Dye, Shabby Shutters, Milled Lavender, Festive Berries and Vintage Photo Distress Ink Pads
Curtsey Silhouette stamp by Dina Kowal for Impression Obsession
Fran-tage Shabby White Embossing Enamel by Stampendous
Snowflake Wishes sentiment stamp set by Denise Lynn for Whimsy Stamps
Thank you for visiting...

Happy Crafting...

and remember to pop straight to ABC Christmas Challenge to look at the lovely 
DT Creations there and join in the fun!

from Sue...xxx


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