Monday, 31 August 2009

Sketch Saturday Number 66

Hi There

Well I have had a bash at this weeks Sketch Saturday..the sketch is here  and looks like this


and this is my attempt..

Hanglar Girl and Teddy

and a close up of her...isn't she cute a lovely hAnglar & stAnglar image which I was sent as a RAK. 

Hanglar Girl and Teddy-close up

I have used Crate Paper-Katlin range which I adore. As mentioned before, the image is a H&S (when O when will be able to buy these in the UK she cries) I have used ribbon roses, wire curls with swarovski crystals on the end for a bit of sparkle.  The punch used for the two sections is a SU punch, Ribbon, flat back pearls and a Martha Stewart rose leaf punch.  I think thats about it, I love your comments so feel free to leave yours- bye for now Jo XX

Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Another Christmas Sugar Nellie...and Mojo Monday 101 !

I have used the Mojo Monday Sketch here

and thought I would make another card using a  Christmas Sugar Nellie Stamp..well here she is

Sugar Nellie Top Fold

Again I have used the Colorful Christmas Papers from My Minds Eye which I bought from David and Brenda at I have also used stickles and of course crystals and ribbonwhich I also bought from them.  Here is a close up of Maggie...


Wow - She's enormous !!!! I really love using these funky colours for Christmas cards...something a bit different from the normal !!!!

Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Christmas in August...Courtesy of Sugar Nellie

Well I always have the Sugar Nellie Blog as one of my tabs on "tinternet" and today Karen asked to see Chrsitmas cards using Sugar Nellie stamps...well I only have one that is vaguely Christmassy and I wasn't "feeling the vibe" to use it so decided to festive up one of the Manga Chicks....I also attempted a tri-fold card using one of the tutorials on Split Coast is my card, I hope you like...


and another view...


I have used the brand new My Minds Eye Papers - Colorful Christmas which I adore, The ribbon is from Creative Imaginations and has white snowflakes on it.  I have also used copious Swarovski Crystals. Here is a close up of Little Miss Manga...


I hope you like my attempt and always love to read your comments....thanks for looking x


Saturday, 22 August 2009

Friday Sketchers Challenge #66

I have attempted the challenge over on the Friday Sketchers Challenge Blog which can be found here..

and here is my card...

Heartfelt Wishes

I just love the colour combination of the Turquoise and the Orange...the paper is from Mt Minds Eye and is from the Bloom & Grow range. The stamp is the C C Swiss Pixie - Heidi who I absolutely adore. I have stickled her wings and I have used my Prisma Pencils to colour her....although I am getting a hankering for some Pro-Markers which I just can't ignore !!

Here is a close up of her...


Thanks for looking xxx

Thursday, 20 August 2009

Stamp With Fun -Challenge 20

Well I have tried a new challenge blog today...Stamp with fun, the challenge is here

and here is my attempt at the sketch...

Bethany Angel

I have used the Lime Rickey range of papers from Basic Grey and also Bethany Angel from High Hopes Stamps..I love the combination of colours with her slightly hippy look.  I have also used for the first time my Edge Distresser from Heidi Swapp, I have had it for years and NEVER used it, I will from now on.


Thanks for looking and feel free to leave me a message, I love to read them.

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Fabulous Blog Candy

Well there is a fabby CHA blog candy give away on Little Bird's blog at the wont be there for long though so go take a peek at

Fingers crossed you guys xxx

Sunday, 16 August 2009

Sketch Saturday Number 64..

Well I absolutely loved trying out this sketch todayfrom the sketch saturday challenge blog at

Manga Lime and Orange

I just love the colour combination of the Lime and Orange. I have used Doodlebug Papers and the fabulous Manga stamp from Funky Kits.  I have coloured it in using my Prisma Colour pencils and was very unsure as to how to colour them as they are not your cutesy kind of stamps. I love the sketch and will be keeping it for future use..Here is a close up of her


Thanks for looking and I love your messages...although I dont seem to get that many !!

Friday, 14 August 2009

Sketch Saturday 63 - Happy 8th Birthday Tinks xxxx

Well it is Tinkerbell's birthday next week AKA Martikia who is a very special little girl...and I made her a card following the Sketch Saturday 63 challenge at

and here is my card...

Pink Manga

I have used the new Manga stamp from Funky Kits which I adore. I have coloured her using my Prisma Color Pencils. The papers are Flip Flop from the paper loft.  I have used loads of pearls, prima flowers, ribbon and my Martha Stewart punch ( Lace Doily). The Message was done on the is a close up..


Thanks for looking and Happy birthday Tinks

Wednesday, 12 August 2009

Lovely Blog Award...

How suprised was I when I received an e mail from Lainy

saying she has sent me this award.... i am soooo chuffed, I have never received anything like this before, in fact I didn't think anyone really looked at my blog..thanks Lainy..


Here are the rules of this award:
1) Accept the award, post it on your blog together with the name of the person who has granted the award, and his or her blog link.

2) Pass the award to 5 other blogs that you’ve newly discovered. Remember to contact the bloggers to let them know they have been chosen for this award.

I would like to pass this award to...... Sarah Claudia Rosa  Jakki Bev Ila

I know I don't leave message for you guys when I stop by and drewl over your creations, but I do so frequently and admire and envy your skills...Thanks for the inspiration xx

Friday, 7 August 2009

Playful Petals and Gorguss Girl

Here is a card I put together following a sketch from one of the challenge sites..unfortunately I got sidetracked and not only did I not get it uploaded in time, but I forgot which site it came from....DOH

Playful Petals Sitting girl

I love the paper range which is Playful Petals from Daisy Bucket Designs, I used ribbon and heart headed pins from stash, pearls from Basic Grey,  and three swarovski bi-cones on the end of each pin which really finishes them off and add's that all important sparkle.


I have used one of the Gorguss Girls Stamps from and I have coloured the image with my wonderful Prisma Color Pencils...thanks for stopping by x

Thursday, 6 August 2009

Mojo Monday 98 + Pollycraft Challenge 21..

I have had a go at two challenges this week ...the new Mojo Monday sketch challenge using a really cute stamp called seeds of love from Pollycraft designs at ...and also the buttons and bows challenge on the Pollycraft challenge blog - you can find both the challenges here..

and here is my entry..

seeds of love pink and brown

This is made using the paper from the scrumptious range from papermania, ribbon and buttons from stash and the cie cut is from nestabilities.  Thanks for looking.

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