Saturday, 21 January 2017

Hello Dear

Hello Everyone, 
It's time for our midway reminder for the Penny Black Saturday Challenge. This month the theme is...
ANYTHING GOES
I've used a Penny Black cling stamp called 'Hello Dear' for today's card.


I've coloured them with promarkers, and the background papers are from LOTV and my box of scraps. I've used Sue Wilson finishing touches dies, perfect peony and wooden gate and fence. The ivy is from a Marianne Creatables die set and the tiny butterfly is a Tattered Lace die. The sentiment tags are from Lili of the Valley.

Our sponsor this month is 1-2-3 stitch with a £10 voucher for one lucky winner.

                                                           


I'd like to enter the following challenges:-

Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Penny Black & More - Anything Goes

Thanks for taking the time to visit my little blog today and for all your comments and encouragement.

Have a lovely weekend.

Lorraine x
                                              

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Snowball Fight!

Good Morning Everyone
I made a New Year's resolution to start my Christmas cards in January.....and I've managed one! This stamp was a pressie from my Hubby. It's called Snowball Fight from Stampendous.
I've coloured him with promarkers and added lots of glitter. The background papers are from First Edition. I've used a Marianne Creatable Snowflake die and a Spellbinders snowflake die. The sentiment is from DigiStamp Boutique.

I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
ABC Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnuts Extra - Anything Christmas
Cutie Pie Challenge - Winter Warmers
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Lots of Glitter
Crafty Hazelnuts Weekly Challenge - Anything Christmas

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

Monday, 16 January 2017

DIY Alf

Good Morning Everyone, 
I have a card to share today using one of the brilliant older images from DigiStamp Boutique. This is ....

I coloured him with promarkers, and the background papers are from Echo Park - All about a Boy. I added some hessian ribbon and twine from The Ribbon Girl, and a MB tool die for the saw and hammer.


                                                    


I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
The Ribbon Girl - Any Image Challenge

Thanks for taking the time to visit my little blog today and for all your comments and encouragement.


Lorraine x

Saturday, 14 January 2017

Catkins - LOTV DT

Good Morning Everyone, 

There's just 2 days left to enter this months Lili of the Valley challenge over on Facebook. It's a really easy theme this time...
ANYTHING GOES
(as long as it's LOTV!)

This is one of my favourite stamps from Lili of the Valley - Catkins.

I've coloured her with promarkers and added lots of glitter to her fairy wings. The background papers are from Ann Marie Designs. I've used a Poppystamps butterfly die and sentiment tags from Lili of the Valley.

Lili of the Valley - Facebook Challenge...

There are 3 prizes on offer and the winners will be drawn at random from all the entries;
1st - £20 LOTV voucher
2nd - £15 LOTV voucher
3rd - £10 LOTV voucher

To enter, just post your photo in the Facebook event or email it to lucy@liliofthevalley.co.uk
No automatic alt text available.
To be eligible, your card or project will need to fit the theme and feature an LOTV image. 1 Entry per person please. The challenge closes at 7pm UK time on Sunday 15th January.


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

Monday, 9 January 2017

Flower Vases

Good Morning Everyone, 
I have a card to share today using one of my favourite older images from DigiStamp Boutique. This is ....

I coloured them with promarkers. The background paper is from my scrap box.
You may remember some similar cards from last year...this is the set together





                                                    


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

Saturday, 7 January 2017

Daisy Swing at PBSC

Hello Everyone, 
It's the first Saturday of the year and that means a new challenge at Penny Black Saturday Challenge. This month the theme is...
ANYTHING GOES
I've used 'Daisy Swing' for today's card.


I've coloured him with promarkers, and the background papers are Deco time - Cardboard Patterns and Craft Creations (both a Christmas pressie from Hubby). I've used a Die namics petal die and Sue Wilson finishing touches. The sentiment tags are from Lili of the Valley.

Our sponsor this month is 1-2-3 stitch with a £10 voucher for one lucky winner.

                                                           



I'd like to enter the following challenges:-


Creative Inspirations - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - New Something (Papers-xmas pressie) 
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes (Twist : Add ribbon)
Penny Black & More - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - Anything Goes
I Love Promarkers - Anything Goes
In the Pink - Anything Goes

Thanks for taking the time to visit my little blog today and for all your comments and encouragement.


Have a lovely weekend.

Lorraine x
                                              

Monday, 2 January 2017

Under the Bonnet - LOTV DT

Happy New Year Everyone, 
I hope you have all had a lovely Christmas and New Year. I haven't spent much time at all in my craft room and have hardly been on my blog. I'm hoping to start catching up with everyone over the next few days.

We have a new Lili of the Valley challenge over on Facebook which started yesterday. It's a really easy theme this time...
ANYTHING GOES
(as long as it's LOTV!)

I've used one of the brilliant vintage boy stamps for this card. This is 'Under the Bonnet'.

I've coloured him with promarkers and paper pieced his cap and overalls. The background papers are from my box of scraps. The cog paper is from Craft Creations but I'm not sure about the others!
The sentiment stamp is from Lili of the Valley - Set 26 Simply Sophisticated.

Lili of the Valley - Facebook Challenge...

There are 3 prizes on offer and the winners will be drawn at random from all the entries;
1st - £20 LOTV voucher
2nd - £15 LOTV voucher
3rd - £10 LOTV voucher

To enter, just post your photo in the Facebook event or email it to lucy@liliofthevalley.co.uk
No automatic alt text available.
To be eligible, your card or project will need to fit the theme and feature an LOTV image. 1 Entry per person please. The challenge closes at 7pm UK time on Sunday 15th January.


I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes
Sparkles Challenge - Happy Birthday

Thanks for taking the time to visit my little blog and for all your comments and encouragement.
Lorraine x

Saturday, 24 December 2016

Hibernating Hedgie

Good Morning Everyone, 
What a busy few weeks it's been here. I still need to tidy the house before family arrive tomorrow...but.....I'm taking Tom and Emma out to a party this afternoon and then I'm out again for tea! Hubby's on night shift so he's in bed...and night shift tomorrow too:-(
Anyway I've finally finished my Christmas card orders (last one picked up this morning). I totally ran out of time for making them, so to all of you who I meant to send cards to..I'm sorry! I need to start next years cards next week!!!
This is my last make for a few days, I need a rest!!
I've used a gorgeous image from Di's Digi Stamps called 'Hibernating Hedgie' .I've coloured him with promarkers and added lots of glitter. The background papers are from Craftwork cards. I've used a Marianne Creatables tree die and a spellbinders snowflake.

I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
Di's Digi Designs Challenge - Happy Holidays
Simon Says Stamp - Make it Sparkle
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations - White Christmas

Thanks for taking the time to visit my little blog and for all your comments and encouragement throughout the year. 
I would like to wish you all a very HAPPY CHRISTMAS.

Lorraine x

Monday, 19 December 2016

Sweet Mistletoe Owls

Good Morning Everyone, 
I have a card to share today using one of my favourite older images from DigiStamp Boutique. This is ....

I coloured them with promarkers. The background paper is from Echo Park. I've added a Spellbinders snowflake die, and a Marianne Creatables Fence die.

                                                    

I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
Crafty Hazelnuts Extra - Anything Christmas

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

Saturday, 17 December 2016

Sweet Snowman at PBSC

Hello Everyone, 
It's already halfway through December which means it's time for the midway reminder about our challenge at Penny Black Saturday Challenge. This month the theme is...
WINTER/CHRISTMAS
I've used 'Sweet Snowman' for today's card.

I've coloured them with promarkers, and the background papers are from First Edition. I've used a Marianne Creatables and spellbinders snowflake die and tree dies.

Our sponsor this month is 1-2-3 stitch with a £10 voucher for one lucky winner.

                                                           


I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
Crafty Hazelnuts Extra - Anything Christmas
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
I Love Promarkers - Hats

Schools out! Yay! 2 weeks off work, Tom and Emma at home....brilliant!


Thanks for taking the time to visit my little blog today and for all your comments and encouragement.

Have a lovely weekend.

Lorraine x
                                              
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