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31 December 2011

My 5 Favourite Cards from 2011

Afternoon peeps.  The lovely Debby is hosting my 5 favourite cards from 2011, but if you are anything like Debby you will see she has about 10 and I also found it very hard to pick only 5, so have followed in her footsteps!


It is so difficult to choose, but here are mine:










So there you go, it is great looking back at what you have made.

And before I go I would like to wish all of you a Very Happy New Year and all the very best for 2012 and thank you for all of your support and friendship throughout 2011, it really is appreciated.


Thanks for looking.

29 December 2011

Willow Sketchie Challenge 29th December: DT Card

Good morning, can't believe it's been 2 weeks already since we last played.

I hope you all had a fabulous Christmas and are now looking forward to the New Year.

So it's a new challenge at Willow Sketchie.

Thank you to all of you who played along with our challenge last week - we do hope you will join in again this week and keep spreading the word.

This week it's the lovely Kelly's turn to host the challenge and she has produced this fab sketch for us to follow:


Here's my take on it:


Card Ingredients:

Willow Designs Image from Double Sprinkles of Kraft CD
Bazzil Basics Cardstock
Pearls
American Crafts Ribbon
Dovecraft Piece of Cake Papers

This week the winner will receive a voucher to spend in the on-line store HERE!


We look forward to seeing you join in with us this week and remember you don't have to use a Willow Designs image to enter, although it would be lovely if you did.

 Hop on over to the challenge blog and take a look at the rest of the DT's fabulous creations.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Shopping Our Stash 32 Tie It Up
Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes

  Thanks for popping in - hope you have a great day!
   

27 December 2011

Place Cards

Evening everyone!

Just a quick post from me as I am up to my eyes in wedding stationery atm!

I made some name cards for the table on Boxing Day when my parents came for dinner.




I am entering these into the following challenges:


Thanks for popping in.

26 December 2011

My 5 Favourite Christmas Cards 2011

Good evening, hope you have all had a fabulous Christmas!

I have finally got around to listing my 5 favourite Christmas cards of 2011 which Debby is hosting again this year.


It is so difficult trying to choose only 5, but here they are:






Why not visit Debby's blog and enter to, you could be in with a chance of winning a little prize.

22 December 2011

Merry Christmas!

I would like to wish all of my lovely followers a very

I hope you all have a fabulous time and get lots of lovely presents.  Don't eat or drink too much LOL!

I will be back soon!

The Last of My Christmas Cards

Afternoon everyone.  Well today I have finished my Christmas shopping and last minute foodie bits and spent the morning doing my iron mountain!  Still have presents to wrap, name cards for the table to make and parts of the house to clean, but I'm getting there.  Hope you are all organised now too!?

These are the last of my cards for Christmas 2011:

This one was made for Mark's Mum & Dad


This one was made for my Mum & Dad and I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Craft Your Passion 89 Things With Wings
  Creative Card Crew Christmas Lights


This one was made for my Daughter Megan and I am entering this card into the following challenge:

  My Mum's Craft Shop 37 Anything Goes


This one was made for my Sister and her Husband and I am entering this card into the following challenges:

  Papertake Weekly Last Christmas Card of the Year
  I Love Promarkers 97 Anything Goes


Thanks for stopping by today.

21 December 2011

Winter Pals

Morning - I'm back with another of my makes from yesterday.

This card I made for my Step Daughter Danielle.


Card Ingredients:

Crafter's Companion Humphrey's Corner Feed The Birds Stamp
Promarkers
Create & Craft Mirri Card
Pearls
Anita's Peeloff
WRS Milton's Christmas Papers
American Crafts Ribbon

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Top Tip Tuesday 65 Anything Christmas
My Time To Craft 169 Winter Pals

Be back later with some more! 
 

20 December 2011

Just For You!

Evening peeps - I have spent the day finishing off my Christmas cards for those special people in my life and here's the one I made for my husband to be Mark.


Card Ingredients:

Crafter's Companion SWALK Love You Stamp
Kanban Mirri Card
Sizzix Embossing Folder
Promarkers
Anita's Snowflakes
PM Adhesive Dots
Dovecraft Paper
Grand Nesties
Diamond Ice Stickles

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Charisma Cardz 49 Last Minute Christmas Makes
  Totally Gorjuss 111 For Someone Special 
Sweet Stampin' Sparkle & Bling
Make It Monday 68 

I am also pleased that the lounge is finally finished, just in time for Christmas and the tree is now up, so for those of you who wanted piccies, here are a few.



Hope you have a great evening and thanks for stopping by.

18 December 2011

Sunday Sketch & Stamp 86 - DT Card

Good morning, well I have now finished work until 4th January 2012 - woohoo - I certainly need the break!

So it's time for a new challenge at Sunday Sketch & Stamp.  This week it's my turn to host the last challenge for 2011 and also some sad news, it's my last challenge with Sunday Sketch & Stamp, as after 18 months on the DT I have had to take the decision to step down due to personal commitments.

Here's my sketch:


And here's my card:


Card Ingredients:

Willow Designs All I Want For Christmas Digi Stamp
Promarkers
Milton & Co Christmas Papers
Diamond Ice Stickles
Dovecraft Cardstock
Pearls
Ribbon from Stash

This week we are sponsored by Willow Designs


One lucky winner will receive these two digi images:



Hop on over to the challenge blog and take a look at the rest of the team's fabulous creations using the above images.  I do hope you will play along this week, we would love to see you.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Paperplay 50 Christmas
One Stop Craft 162 Christmas Sparkle
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas 51 Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by today.

15 December 2011

Willow Sketchie Challenge - 15th December - DT Card

Morning everyone!  Only one and a half days left for me at work and then off until 3rd January 2012! Hurrah, I certainly need a break, I can tell you!  Still need to finish decorating the lounge, just the wallpaper on two feature walls to do and then I can put my tree up!  It's been a long process, but is looking fab.  And of course I need to finish off my Christmas shopping and start wrapping and not forgetting to make a start on my wedding stationery - who said if was a break? LOL.

So, it's that time of the week again for a new challenge at Willow Sketchie.

Thank you to all of you who played along with our challenge last week - we do hope you will join in again this week and please keep spreading the word.

This week it's the very lovely Hazel's turn to host the challenge and she has produced this fab sketch for us to follow:


Here's my take on it:


Card Ingredients:

Willow Designs Walter & Winnie Christmas CD
Create & Craft Mirri Card
Gems
American Crafts Ribbon
Stickles - Crystal & Diamond
Corner Punch

This week the winner will receive a voucher to spend in the on-line store HERE!


We look forward to seeing you join in with us this week and remember you don't have to use a Willow Designs image to enter, although it would be lovely if you did.

 Hop on over to the challenge blog and take a look at the rest of the DT's fabulous creations.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Polkadoodles 49 Quick Christmas Card
Crafts 4 Eternity 49 Red, Green & Cream
Sweet Stampin Things With Wings
One Stop Craft 161 Traditional Christmas Colours
Make It Monday 67
Whoopsidaisy Sparkle and Shine

  Thanks for popping in - hope you have a great day!
   

13 December 2011

An Oldie But A Goodie Challenge 33 - DT Card

Morning folks, it's Tuesday which means it's time for a new challenge at an Oldie But A Goodie and this week it's the turn of the very talented Tracy to host and she has chosen:

"CHRISTMAS ANIMALS - MAKE AN ANIMAL YOUR MAIN FEATURE"

Here's my card:



Card Ingredients:

LOTV James in the Snow Stamp
Promarkers
PM Modern Christmas Papers
MS Lattice Punch
American Crafts Ribbon
Hobbycraft Mirri Card
Crystal Ice Stickles
Gems
Nesties

This week one lucky winner will receive this fabulous prize:



I hope you will join in with our challenge - it will be running for a month, so all of us on the DT can have a break over Christmas, so you have plenty of time to enter.  Don't forget to enter you need to use a stamp that is more than 6 months old and NO digi's allowed.   Hop on over to the challenge blog and take a look at the rest of the DT's fabulous creations.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

The Pixie Cottage 99 Last Minute Cards
ABC Christmas Y is for Yippee .... Christmas is Almost Here
Fab n Funky Christmas Starts
Delightful Blue Christmas
Dare to be Sassy 102 Christmas Card in Non Traditional Colours
Moving Along With The Times 127 Last Minute Christmas
Cute Card Thursday 194 Anything Goes
Stampin' For The Weekend 22 Christmas
Winter Wonderland Let It Snow
Allsorts 133 It Takes Two - 2 Colours
Totally Gorjuss 110 Let It Snow
Stamptacular 142 Christmas Glitz
Dream Valley 22 Christmas

  Thanks for stopping by today - hope you have a great day!



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