Monday, 21 April 2014

Another Quickie!

Hello Everyone,
I can't believe I've managed to make a card this week! lol. Only 2 days left of the Easter hols, then back to school on Wednesday :-(
I've used an adorable stamp from Penny Black for today's card.
I've coloured him with promarkers and the background papers are my favourite pad from Lili of the Valley - Always and Forever.
The flowers are from The Ribbon Girl and I've added a butterfly punch and one or two pearls.

I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
Penny Black and More - Blossoms and Blooms
Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Cats and Dogs
I Love Promarkers - Cats or Dogs
Simon Says Stamp - Animal Antics
Passion for Promarkers - All Creatures Great and Small
Bunny Zoes Challenge - Distress
Creative Inspirations - Lots of Layers
Fab n Funky - Flower Power
Sweet Stampin Challenge - Lots of Layers

It's just a quick post, as it's my Mums's birthday today so the family are coming over for a lamb dinner later. I've baked a cake, just need to add some apple sauce and whipped cream in the middle - job done!lol
I'll try and catch up later or tomorrow!
Have a lovely day
Lorraine x

Thursday, 17 April 2014

A quickie!

Good Evening Everyone
I hope you are all well. I'm sorry I haven't been around for a while, everything's just really hectic at the minute and the children are off school so I'm trying to spend as much time as I can with them!
Anyway, here's a very quick card to share tonight...quick and small, it's only 4" square!
The stamp is from Penny Black and is called 'Delights'. I've coloured him with promarkers.
The Happy Birthday sentiment stamp was a 99p bargain from Hobbycraft.

I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
Incy Wincy Designs - Clean and Simple
Passion for Promarkers - All Creatures Great and Small
Simon Says Stamp - Animal Antics
Crafters Cafe - Clean and Simple

I've got another busy weekend ahead, so I'll try and catch up with you all over the next few days.
Thank you for taking the time to visit my little blog today.
Lorraine x

Saturday, 12 April 2014

Chicks in a Basket at Di's Digi's

Good Morning Everyone, 
It's my wedding anniversary toady, 11 years! I'm hoping at the very least Hubby might let me have a lie in this morning...but I'm not banking on it! lol  As it's Saturday it also means the start of a new challenge at Di's Digi Designs. This fortnight the theme is...
                                                   EASTER
I've used the adorable 'Chicks in a Basket' for today's card.
I've coloured them with my promarkers and the background paper is Timeless Victorian from Lili of the Valley.
I've used a Marianne Creaables ivy die, a Die namics petal die, a Marianne Creatables fence die, and a Martha Stewart butterfly punch. 
Our sponsor this week is THE CUTTING CAFE and they are offering our winner 3 items of choice from their shop!!

The Cutting Cafe
Don't forget if you use one of Di's images on your project you will be entered into a second prize draw to win 2 more of Di's images.

I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
Sparkles Challenge - Easter Parade
Papertake Weekly - Spring has Sprung
Simon Says Stamp -Happy Easter
Divas by Design - Easter
The Paper Shelter - Easter Time
Cute Card Thursday - Easter
Dream Valley - Easter
Totally Papercrafts - Easter
Crafty Catz - Animals
A creative Romance - Eggcellent Spring,Easter

Thanks for taking the time to visit my little blog today and for all your comments.
Have a lovely weekend
Lorraine x

Friday, 11 April 2014

A Pink Christmas at Winter Wonderland

Good Morning Everyone, 
It's time for a new challenge at Winter Wonderland and this week the theme is....
         I'M DREAMING OF A PINK CHRISTMAS
I've used 'Snowy and Hedgy' from Penny Black for today's card.
I've coloured them with promarkers and added lots of glitter to the snowman, the snowflakes, the trees, my hair...my nose...! The background papers are from Nitwits.
I've used a Marianne Creatable Tree die, and a Desire snowflake die. The sentiment tags are from Lili of the Valley, and the ribbon and pearls are from my stash.

This week we are sponsored by Wild Rose Studio

who are giving away 3 stamps to this week's lucky winner!

I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
ABC Christmas Challenge - G is for Glitter
Fab n Funky - Pink
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Monthly - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin Christmas - Glitter Glitter Everywhere

We are having a DT call at the minute so if you are interested in making Christmas cards all year round (one per fortnight) then pop over to Winter Wonderland for the details.

Thanks for taking the time to visit me today and for all your lovely comments and encouragement.
Lorraine x

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Button Up at Crafty Little Fairies

Good Morning Everyone, 
It's time for a new challenge at Crafty Little Fairies. This week the theme is....
                                           BUTTON UP
I've used the adorable Funtime Dan from DigiStamp boutique for today's card.
I've coloured him with promarkers and the background paper is DCWV - La Creme Stack. I used a Darice embossing folder on kraft card to create the brick wall efefct.
I added a bit of twine, some Lili of the Valley sentiment tags and a button.
This week we are sponsored by Whiff of Joy who are offering a stamp of the winners choice a s a prize.



I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
DigiStamp Boutique - Customer Challenge

Thanks for taking the time to visit me today and for all your lovely comments and encouragement.
Lorraine x

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Hi There!

Good Evening Everyone, 
I haven't had much time for crafting this week, as the children are off school for half term. They are keeping me very busy! This card has been sat on my desk half finished for a few weeks so I  finally got around to sticking it together!
I've used a Penny Black stamp called 'Hi There'.
He's coloured with promarkers and the background papers are from Lili of the Valley- Petal Fresh
I've used a Spellbinders rose die, a MB pippi butterfly die and a Martha Stewart butterfly punch. The sentiment tags are from Lili of the Valley and the ribbon and pearls from my stash.
I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Cats or Dogs
Simon Says Stamp - Happy Birthday
Stampin Sensations - Dies and Punches
The Squirrel and The Fox - All Creatures Great and Small
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Cute with dies and punches

Thanks for taking the time to visit my little blog today and for all your lovely comments. Have a lovely evening.
Lorraine x

Monday, 7 April 2014

For a gentleman at Without Words

Good Morning Everyone, 
We have a new challenge starting at Without Words today and this month the theme is...
                                    FOR A GENTLEMAN
I've used a stamp from the Papermania Nostalgia set.
 I've coloured him with promarkers and the background papers are a mix of scraps from my box.

This month we are sponsored by the fabulous Crafters Companion, who re offering a £10 voucher to one lucky winner.
Thanks for taking the time to visit my little blog today and for all your lovely comments.
Lorraine x

Saturday, 5 April 2014

It made me smile!

Good morning everyone
The children finished school on Thursday for half term, and we have almost 3 weeks together now. I love the school holidays but I'm not sure how much crafting and blogging I'll get done! lol
Today's card is using a Bugaboo image that made me smile!
I've coloured him with promarkers and the background papers are from Docrafts.

I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
Passion for Promarkers - Make us Laugh
Cute Card Thursday - All Boy
Allsorts Challenge - No Flowers
The Crafting Cafe - One for the Boys

I have another craft fair today. I really should have made lots of men's cards...but hey ho never quite got round to it!
Thanks for taking the time to visit me today and for all your lovely comments. I'll be round to catch up with you later.
Have a good weekend
Lorraine x

Thursday, 3 April 2014

A Big Butterfly!

Good Morning Everyone, 
Here's a card I'm not too sure about.... Is the butterfly too big? or the sentiment too small...or is it OK?? What do you think?
I've used 'Flower Border' from Digistamp boutique, which is coloured with promarkers.
I've used a MB Lunette Butterfly die, and pearls from my stash.

I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
Simon Says Stamp - Happy Birthday
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
I Love Promarkers - Clean and Simple
Inky Chicks - Butterflies
Ladybug Crafts Ink - Birthdays
Digistamp Boutique - Customer Challenge

Thanks for taking the time to visit my litle blog today and for all your lovely comments and encouragement
Lorraine x

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

The Birds and the Bees at A Little Bit Crafty

Good Morning Everyone, 
It's time for a new challenge at A Little Bit Crafty.....April already, can you believe it! Anyway this months theme is....
                                 THE BIRDS AND THE BEES
I've used a Woodware stamp for today's card.
I've used Dovecraft papers for the paper piecing and coloured his eyes with promarkers.

This month we are sponsored by 

                                                             

                                                       
Angel crafts - kit
                    http://www.angelcrafts.biz/

                                                   


I'd like to enter the following challenges:-


Thank you for taking the time to visit my little blog today and for all your comments.
Lorraine x
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