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Monday, 15 September 2014

A Leaf Card...

This card was so fun to make with its unusual shape... I have used - again - the gorgeous papers from Maja Design...


My card will enter the challenge  "Anything Fall" with Tilda's Town and the challenge "Birthday" with Marvelous Magnolia Challenge.

Happy Crafting !

Thursday, 11 September 2014

A Christmas Card...

Me again ! I don't believe it ! I haven't stopped crafting lately... I suppose my mojo is back big style !!! Here is what I have made...


Recipe : Papers from Maja Design (I so love them !) - Stamps and Tag Die from Magnolia - Snowflakes : Dies from Marianne Design - Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.

My card will enter the challenges :
- "Christmas is Coming" with Midweek Magnolia (2nd entry),
- "Winter Blues" with Southern Girls Challenge,
- "Anything Goes" with Divas by Design,
- "Christmas" with C.R.A.F.T. Challenge
and the sketch challenge with Magnolia Mania (2nd entry).

Happy Crafting !

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

A Bib Card...

It's me again ! Two posts in two days... It doesn't happen very often ! I would like to share with you today a baby card I have made... It's in the shape of a bib - I better mention it because you can hardly see it with all the embellishments I have put on ! Have you guessed that I like busy cards ???


Recipe : Papers from Maja Design - Image from H and S - Yellow Flower from Prima - Angel made with Paper Clay.

My card will enter the challenge "Favourite Colour Combo" with Lovely Haenglar or Sweet  Magnolia (As I have said many times before I just love yellow and blue together...) and the challenge "Lace" with Bunny Zoe's Crafts.

Happy Crafting !

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

A Card and a Post-it Holder...

I have been playing with my new Magnolia stamps.... First here is the card I have made...


Recipe : Papers from Maja Design - Stamps, Tag Die and Border Die from Magnolia - Papers Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts - Burlap Flowers and Butterfly from Ebay - Cheese Cloth and Wooden Heart from Live and Love Crafts.

My card will enter the challenges :
- "Dies or Punches" with My Mum's Craft Shop,
- "Use Wood" with Dutch Magnolia Lovers (Wooden Heart)
and the challenge with Magnolia Mania as I have used their sketch to make my card. Here it is...


And this is the Post-it holder...



It will enter the challenges "Add a Ribbon" with The Ribbon Girl and the challenge "School" with Magnolia Forever.

Happy Crafting and thank you for your comments !

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

A Christmas Tea Bag Holder

I got the inspiration from here, but I changed it and made it smaller... I haven't bought the Christmas tea bags yet...


And the inside... empty for now !


Recipe : Papers from K and Co - Stamps from Magnolia - Frame : Die from Marianne Design - Paper Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.

My tea bag holder will enter the challenges :
- "Early Christmas Makes" with Allsorts,
- "Add a Charm" with The Ribbon Girl (you can just spot the charme under the bow, beside the little bell...)
- "A Touch of Kraft" with A Creative Romance,
- "Stamping" with Frosted Designs
and "Christmas is Coming" with Midweek Magnolias.

Happy Crafting !

Sunday, 31 August 2014

So Yummy...

I had a lot of fun making this card... I got the idea from an old Magnolia Ink magazine...


Recipe : Papers from Maja Design - Paper Flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts - Burlap Flowers from Ebay - Sentiments from Lisa's Altered Art.

My card will enter the challenges :
- "Anything Goes" with Tuesday Throwdown,
- "Food or Drink" with My Time to Craft,
- "Anything Goes" with Simon Says Stamp,
- "Creative Fold or Tag" with Tilda's Town,
- "Something Sweet" with Deep Ocean Challenge,
- "Anything Goes" with Marvelous Magnolia (2nd Entry)
and "Your Favourite Magnolia Stamp" with Magnolia Down Under.

Happy Crafting !

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Back to School...

The card I am sharing with you today is in the shape of an apple... I know, you can hardly tell with all the stuff I have put on top of it !!!


Recipe : Papers from K and Co and from Maja Design - ABC : Die from Tim Holtz - Paper Embellishments from Graphic 45 - Paper Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts - Ribbon from The Ribbon Girl.

My card will enter the challenge "Anything Goes" with Tilda's Town (2nd entry) and the challenge "Back to School" with Midweek Magnolias.

Happy Crafting !

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Sweet You...

I have been experimenting with different shapes for my cards lately... But I must say I am not really happy with that one...



Recipe : Papers from Maja Design - Stamped images and Tag Die from Magnolia - Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts - Ribbon from The Ribbon Girl - Sentiments from Lisa's Altered Art - Butterfly and Burlap Flower from Ebay.

My card will enter the challenges :
- "Bling" with Magnolia Forever (I find it difficult to "do bling", so the little pearls and heart are all I could do... Don't know if it is "bling" enough...)
- "Anything Goes" with Tilda's Town (First Entry)
and "Anything Goes" with Marvelous Magnolia.

Happy Crafting ! 

Monday, 18 August 2014

A Get Well Soon Card...

I should send it to myself actually... I have twisted a muscle in my back - again - and right now there isn't a lot I can do... apart from crafting of course, with two cushions behind my back !!! Here is a little card I have just finished... 


My card will enter the challenge "Get Well Soon" with Totally Tilda and the challenge with Sketchy Colors as I have used their sketch for my card (I have rotated it...)


Happy Crafting !

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Sending You Sunshine...

Sunshine is what we need in the UK right now... It's cold, grey, wet... Just the right weather for staying indoors and crafting I suppose... Here is the last card I have made...


Recipe : Papers from Maja Design - Paper Flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts - Burlap Flowers and Butterfly from Ebay - Sentiment from Create with TLC.

My card will enter the challenge "Favourite Papers and Why" with As You Like it (I love the papers from Maja Design, their quality is second to none and the colours are always gorgeous... I wish I had them all...) and the challenge "Tilda with Sentiment" with Marvelous Magnolia.

Happy Crafting !

Saturday, 9 August 2014

A Little Christmas Card...

Never too early to start them ! Here is the one I have just made...


Recipe : Papers from Teresa Collins - Paper Flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts - Burlap Flowers from Ebay - Sentiment from Lisa's Altered Art - Bell from... a Christmas cracker !

My card will enter the challenges :
- "Christmas" with Totally Tilda,
- "Christmas in July" with Sparkles Forum Challenges,
- "Anything Goes" with Winter Wonderland
and "Anything Goes" with Bearly Mine.

Happy Crafting !

Monday, 4 August 2014

A Summer of Picnics...

I looove picnics in the Summer ! Food tastes a lot better outdoors !!! So I thought that this H and S image of that little chap ready for a picnic was perfect for the challenge "Something Summer" with Creative Corner Challenges !


Recipe : Papers from Kaisercraft - Paper Flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts - Burlap Flower and Butterfly from Ebay - Sentiment from Lisa's Altered Art.

My card will also enter the challenge "Summertime" with Little Claire Designs.

Happy Crafting !

Thursday, 31 July 2014

Life is Good at the Beach...

Today I am sharing a tag with you... I can't remember the last time I made one !


Recipe : Papers from Maja Design - Shells : Die from Marianne Design - Ribbon and Paper Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts - Sentiment from Lisa's Altered Art - Burlap Flower from Ebay.

My tag will enter the challenges :

- "Make a Tag" with The Ribbon Girl,
- "Anything Goes" with Totally Tilda,
- "Monochrome" with Marvelous Magnolia,
- "Anything Goes" with The Pink Elephant Challenge
and "Anything Goes" with Magnolia Down Under.

Happy Crafting !

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Blue and Yellow...

Here is the card I have made for the challenge "Favourite Colour Combo" with Divas by Design... As I have said before I just love blue and yellow together...


Recipe : Papers free with a magazine - Paper Flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts - Burlap Flowers and Butterfly from Ebay - Sentiment from Lisa's Altered Art.

My card will also enter the challenges :
- "Anything Goes with Ribbon" with Crafty Ribbons,
- "Anything Goes" with That Craft Place
and "Add Ribbon" with Delightful Challenges.

Happy Crafting !

Thursday, 24 July 2014

A Time For Joy...

A friend asked me to make a card for her Mum's birthday... As they are both cat lovers - like me ! - she wanted something with a cat on... I went for a vintage style this time... Here is what I made...


Recipe : Papers from Santoro - Vintage Photo found on the net - Corner Die from Creata - Paper Flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts - Burlap Flowers and Butterly from Ebay - Sentiment from Lisa's Altered Art.

I also made a gift bag to put the card in...


My card will enter the challenges :
- "Lots of Layers" with Deep Ocean Challenge,
- "Do not use Stamps" with Vintage Utfordring,
- "Old Time Photos" with The Paper Girls,
- "Vintage" with Creata Challenge
and "Vintage" with Oh La La Creations.

Happy Crafting !

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Little Friends...

I bought this image from Tiddly Inks because I thought the kitties looked too cute... but I forgot how much I struggle colouring hair... and she's got a lot of it !!!


Recipe : Papers free with a magazine - Paper flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts - Daisy and burlap flowers from Ebay - Sentiment from Lisa's Altered Art.

My card will enter the challenge BFF with Tiddly Inks.

Happy Crafting !

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

I had so much fun...

... making the card I am sharing with you today and I like it so much that I think I am going to keep it ! Here it is...


Recipe : Papers from Maja Design - H and S stamped image - Paper Flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts - Frame and Shells : Dies from Marianne Design - Burlap Flowers from Ebay.

My card will enter the challenges :
- "Summer Fun" with Lovely Haenglar Only,
- "Summertime" with Crafting Musketeers,
- "By the Sea" with Live and Love Crafts 
and "Summertime" with Little Claire Designs.

Happy Crafting !

Monday, 14 July 2014

A Ted...

I love Teddies and I could not resist the challenge "Teddy Bear" with Crazy 4 Challenges... Here is the card I have made..


Recipe : Papers free with a magazine - Stamped image from a friend - Sentiment made on the computer - Burlap Flowers from Ebay - Paper Flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts.
My card will also enter the challenges :
- "Yellow + Ribbon" with Crafty Ribbons Challenge,
- "Citrus" with Craft your Passion,
- "Spotty and Dotty" with We Do Doobadoo
and the challenge with Sketch Saturday as I have used their sketch for my card. (Because of the shape of the Little Ted I had to flip it). Here is the sketch...


Happy Crafting !

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Live in the Moment...

I haven't been around a lot lately but I've had problems with my PC... It spent a few days with the repair man and everything is back to normal now ! 
Here is the last card I have made... No flowers or pretty ribbon this time...


Recipe : Papers from First Edition - H and S stamped image - Clock : Die from Marianne Design - Sentiment from Lisa's Altered Art.

My card will enter the challenges :
- "O is for Orange" with ABC Challenge,
- "Masculine" with Creative Card Crew
and the challenge with Just Hanna and Friends as I have used their sketch for my card. Here it is...


Happy Crafting !

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Two Cards in Two Days...

... I'm on a roll !!! I had so much fun making that one...


Recipe : Papers from First Edition - Wooden Heart and Chesse Cloth from Live and Love Crafts - Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts - Sentiment from Lisa's Altered Art.

My card will enter the challenge "Kraft Card" with Lovely Haenglar Only and the challenge "M is for Mail" with ABC Christmas Challenge.

Happy Crafting !