Sunday, 30 November 2008

Sara has some gorgeous blog candy

If you hop along over to Saras blog you will find some lovely blog candy!!

Sunday, 23 November 2008

Lorettas Challenge No 32 and ABC Challenge

This is this weeks sketch, and below is the results

I am going to give this card to my other half Rob for Xmas, I hope he will like it!

This card is also R for Ribbon for the ABC challenge

Back from France at last!!

I went on a shopping trip to France yesterday, I am so tired! the ferry was delayed by over three hours due to high winds and snow. I am so tired today and wondering if I will be awake enough to craft today x

Thank you Aunty Sue!

This is the lovely friendship wallet I received from Aunty Sue, it had some excellent Tilda images from the new collection it it, I cant wait to get started!

Friday, 21 November 2008

Monochramatic Tilda

This card was made for the following challenges
  • Docrafts Tilda challenge 21.11.08 - Monochramatic card of blacks,greys and silvers, use two embellisments in a different colour.
  • Cute Card Thursday - Snow or snowflakes

Tuesday, 18 November 2008

Two commissions

Well I havent made any cards in the last two days, but I have been commissioned to make the following two cards..

- 5oth birthday card for a lady who likes golfing (and drinkiong bacardi!!)
- 60th birthday card for a lady who just likes drinking!

So am not sure what to do yet

I am still waiting for my images to come throught the post, more Tildas and Penny Blacks, I really cant wait, I just wish they would hurry up!

The only other thing I amk struggling with is to find a nice fireplace image, I picked up two small plasticy stockings with my sister and her OHs name on, I want to hang these on a fireplace on a card.

Sunday, 16 November 2008


Well today I have hit 100 hits to my blog! Thanks everyone and especially to my first two followers, I hope you are enjoying reading my blog as much as I am enjoying posting

Tracey x

Congratulations & Celebrations

I am just back from my trip out today and guess what my dear friend has told me she is pregnant with her first baby! I am thrilled for her and her hubbie, so I quickly made her a card for the mum to be.

Saturday, 15 November 2008

Cirque de Fleurs

Tomorrow I am taking a day out from card making to indulge in my other crafty love floristry. I am going to Nottingham to the Cirque de Fleurs with some friends. I know I will come back with lots of bargains and ideas ready in time for christmas.

Maybe if I am not too tired I will be able to make a card when I get home.

Pretty Petals

One stop craft challenge - pretty petals.
Crafty Creations - Pretty for mum

The theme for this was any petals and any form.

This card will be going into one of my christmas card gift boxes I am making for the mother in law and my nan, as I only seem to have been making christmas cards lately and they arent very good to give on Christmas day lol

Scallops galore!!

I have borrowed my friends scallop cutter for this weekend only, thanks Amanda!

I have made the most of my time as you can see by all the circles I have cut out for further use.

Tilda on her holidays

This card is was made to fulfill the following challenges

  • Secret Crafters Saturday Challenge - cute as a button, use a cute image and buttons.
  • Docrafts Tilda Challenge - use 2 colours, bright and sunny,and to use something non crafty ( I used buttons off my cardigan)
  • Magnolia Vs Stampavie Challenge - streamlined and no more than 3 colours to be used.

Friday, 14 November 2008

Been shopping again!

It was pay day today and even though cant really afford it this month I have been shopping again!

I had to buy this bargain 36 whispers pens for £14.99

Also a glue gun, some papers,an acrylic block,
peel offs and a setting tool

Thursday, 13 November 2008

Yellow Bella

Was a little bored and fed up! So I decided I would cheer myself up by making this cheery, sunny card.

Lorettas Challenge No 30

For this challenge we had to follow this sketch

We also had to use traditional papers with an image, here is my attempt

I used a pink petticoat image, a rubber stamp for the sentiment, papers and a sticky ribbon, topped off with a gold star brad.

Wednesday, 12 November 2008

Been very naughty!

I have ordered some more images from Pink Petticoat, ooh how I love them I now have the christmas tree images and I cant wait to use them!

I also have ordered some stamped images off of eBay, these are more Tilda images and Penny Black images. I cant afford to buy the stamps at the moment but thought I would get the images and see which stamps I should buy.

Also this week I have been hosting the Tilda Challenge on Docrafts, my theme was Winter wonderland with a bit of bling or sparkle, but you could only use two colours. Well me being a bit ditzy this week forgot to put my card on my blog, so I have now done it, what do you think?

I am also entering this card for the sparklemania challenge on High Hopes

Saturday, 8 November 2008

Packages Received

Look what came through the post today from a DC friend Arum Lily
My two tilda images both arrived too, its all very exciting!!

Friday, 7 November 2008

New Tildas

I have ordered my frist Tildas yippee!!

I am getting Tilda carrying a hat

Also Edwin in a jumper

I really hope they come tomorrow so I can make a start on my Tilda winter wonderland challenge

New stamp

Well my new stamp off eBay has arrived, its not very exciting - its a budgerigar.But it is for a special man who is 80 and hs kept budgies all of his life so it can be a very personal card