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Saturday, 30 October 2010

Music Saves My Soul Saturday #7


Morning, woohoo it is the weekend at last and tonight is FANCY DRESS!!!!!. We were supposed to do it last week for my friends birthday but it is now happening to tonight so I am pleased because it is not as cold this week lol. All of pics will be up on my facebook tomorrow lol.


This is the last week for joining in the November draw .... winner will be picked next week :o)

This week I have been thinking what to post and it is just so difficult with so many fabulous songs but I decided on a bit of Aerosmith ..... mmmmm what is it about Steve Tyler?????? Who knows but all I can say is I definately would hahahahahaha.


To play along please post the picture of 'Music Saves My Soul' to your sidebar and link it to my blog to help spread the word. If you could then share your video on your blog and link it to the blue frog below that would be fabulous. I will draw this months winner on the first Saturday of next month ... good luck!!!!!
I hope you enjoy my song this week .... have a wonderful weekend xxx


WINNER OF GREETING FARM CANDY #6


Good morning .... what a beautiful day it is here in Yorkshire today, in fact it has been a great week - I love autumn days like these :o)

As promised I am here with the winner of my Greeting Farm candy sponsored by Simon Says Stamp Superstore

Congratulations ZOE

If you can contact me please with your contact details I will make sure your stamp gets to you asap.

Thanks to all of you who take part every fortnight xxx


Thursday, 28 October 2010

The Greeting Farm Candy #7 sponsored by Simon Says Stamp

Welcome back to my 7th candy sponsored by Simon Says Stamp where you have the chance to win a cute stamp by The Greeting Farm.




Pop back later tomorrow to find out who the last winner was.

Today I have a really pretty stamp  .... meet Lottie





To be in with a chance to win just add your name below and grab my blinkie to display on your sidebar (code on the side of my blog .... thanks)
See you all tomorrow and good luck!!




Lili of the Valley - A Sketch

Here I am very very late with my DT card for LOTV - this week we have another fab sketch for you to follow. I will try and get back tonight after band to update my post properly


Excuse my stickles smudges - not sure what happened to my ink but will need to redo my liitle lady! Both the image and sentiment are from the new release which will launch at the NEC next week. See you in a few hours xxx

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Simon Says ... Punch 'em!

Morning all, another week another challenge - wow it is flying by! Here on Simon Says Stamp Challenge we would love to see you using your punches and dies. All the DT are also using Hero Arts products too.



A grown up card from me for a change. I was inspired by this card I saw on the very talented Jak's blog - her work is just amazing! 



Don't forget you have the chance to win $25 to spend online at Simon Says Stamp Online Superstore so I hope to see you all joining in. Hope you have a fab day xxx


Monday, 25 October 2010

Lili of the Valley Party Girls Sneak Peek

Hi everyone, well here I am very late tonight but I just wanted to share one of the brand new stamps from Lili of the Valley. There are lots of beautiful new stamps and some amazing circular sentiment stamps which are going to be released at the NEC next week!!!!


This beautiful girl is called Little Ballerina and I love her to bits already - wait until you see all the others. The rest of the DT are also showing sneak peeks too so pop along and have a look. I will be back later this week with more peeks and will hopefully get a card made with the wonderful sentiments - these are going to sell out sooooooooo fast!
Enjoy the rest of your evening xxx

Saturday, 23 October 2010

Another SWALK sneak peek

Here is another card using the brand new SWALK images from Crafter's Companion. They are available to buy RIGHT NOW and they are also Pick of the Week on Create and Craft so get switched onto sky channel 671 to view lots of the samples and demos.



I just adore all the sentiments that come with the images but the image could be used for lots of occassions. Not sure if you can see her blingy ring on this pic but I made sure she had a nice sized rock onher finger lol.
Have a great weekend xxx

Music Saves My Soul Saturday #6

Morning, I am so happy it is the weekend. Tonight a big group of us are going out to celebrate my friend's birthday. I can't wait because it is fancy dress!!!!!!!! Lots of pics will be up on my facebook tomorrow lol.


I can't believe it is week 6 already on Music Saves my Soul! I really wanted to share a Queen song with you but had no idea which one to choose. I heard this last night and that helped me make my mind up ..... what a song! I am so sad I never got the chance to see them live, it would have been amazing. How sad to think that if Freddie had been alive now and diagnosed with his illness he would probably have been alive for many years to come .... medicine has come such a long way since the early days of HIV and AIDs.







To play along please post the picture of 'Music Saves My Soul' to your sidebar and link it to my blog to help spread the word. If you could then share your video on your blog and link it to the blue frog below that would be fabulous. I will draw this months winner on the first Saturday of next month ... good luck!!!!!
I hope you enjoy my song this week .... have a wonderful weekend xxx

Friday, 22 October 2010

Just Magnolia - Think Pink

Hi all, well it is almost the weekend at last and boy am I shattered! Looking forward to seeing my good friend Heidi this evening after her graduation - Congrats sweetie :o)

This week on Just Magnolia is a very special theme ... THINK PINK!!!!
Many of you will already know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We all really wanted to help raise awareness especially because one of our teamies was diagnosed with breast cancer. Jacque has been so strong with her fight to beat this disease with such dignity (and humour). She is a real inspiration to me and I am amazed at the courage she as shown this year.We all love you sweetie!


I am really behind with my crafting this week after being poorly but I was not going to miss this challenge - no way!!! So I have managed to get the front of my card complete. I will finish off the rest of my easel over the weekend and post the finished card then.

We are sponsored again by the wonderful Wild Orchid Crafts - oh boy I just adore their flowers and embellies ..... yum yum I could just sit and drool at the screen all day. Make sure you check out the prize - I am so jealous of who ever wins it!


Challenges


Pixie Dust - Sketch & Think Pink

Off to work for me now ...... have a great day and please please try to join in this week:o)
xxx

Thursday, 21 October 2010

Crafter's Companion SWALK Sneak Peek Day 4

HI there, me just popping in with my 4th sneak peel for the fab new release of SWALK images and CD by Crafter's Companion. Have you taken part in our blog hop yet??? If not then pop over to the news, views & inspiration blog for details of how to join in the fun.


What a sweet bride and groom - the sentiments for this set are so cute but I didn't use them - I know that other members of the DT have so make sure you pay them a visit too!


You will have to excuse my wonky heart - I just cut it free hand but hey, you can do whatever you like when you make your own cards ... right???? 
Will be back again tomorrow. Going to head off to bed shortly - went back to work today and I was exhausted by lunch .... never mind - it is almost the weekend ... woohoo!

Lili of the Valley - Christmas Fun

Hi there, wow here I am again!!!! Are you getting fed up of me yet??? I hope not lol. So now it is time to share my DT card with you all for this weeks Lili of the Valley Challenge .... woohoo, we wanna see some ...

Winter Fun

You can interpret this how you like .... I have chosen christmas plays .... I used to love watching these when Ryan was a little boy ... happy memories. These nativity stamps are so adorable .... I love them all. Not sure I would have approved of someone dangling Ryan from a rope in the name of christmas but they are just so cute I LOVE THEM!!!



I have gone with more of last years papers - loving the gorgeous blue shades in this Dovecraft pack - saw them again at The Range recently so looks like they are still as popular.


Don't you love the look on the little lamb's face, hahahaha poor thing looks rather worried :o)
The scrumptious ribbon is from Dunelm Mills and a real bargain .... gonna go grab me some more I think!


Just realised I haven't added my stickles - duh .... will fix that later today when I get chance - what a dimwit I am!


That's your lot for now - back later with another sneak peek for the new SWALK release xxx

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Crafter's Companion SWALK Sneak Peek Day 3

Hi, me again. Just popping back to share another of the upcoming super cute SWALK stamps, due for launch on 22nd October!!! Have you all been following the blog hop????? If not then pop back to the News, Views & Inspirations blog for full details.




Make sure you come back tomorrow for another sneaky peek - the other DTs also have lots of cards on their blogs too so please pay them all a visit if you have time
xxx

Simon Says ... Give Thanks!


Morning, oops I am a little late with my post today .... guess who had an AMAZING sleep last night! I feel better than yesterday so looks like I am on the mend - woohoo!!!!



On Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog this week we are supporting a worthy cause ... you can read all about the details on our challenge blog but basically we want as many of you as possible to send a Thanksgiving or Christmas card so that they can be passed on to the elderly that either live alone, in nursing homes or who visit care centres. What a wonderful idea. We all have lots of cards in our craft rooms that would be perfect so please, please send what you can. Make sure you pop over to the challenge blog for details.

I am so happy to welcome the crazy lady that is Miss Dawny P as our Guest Designer for the next 4 challenges - woohoo, sure you will be as happy as a pig in muck my dear!

So to fit in with this our theme this week is Thanksgiving/Thanks



The winner will get a fab $25 spending spree online at Simon Says Stamp Superstore!!!



I have made a thankyou card this week (I am going to send a christmas card to the card drive) and oh boy .... look ..... I have dug out one of my Penny Black's - it is a long long time since I used one of these beauties. I really love the vintage stamps ... she is just adorable. There is a huge selection to choose from online at Simon Says Stamp Superstore.


The papers are so pretty and I felt the colours had quite a vintage feel to them. They are from the Cosmo Cricket 'Mini Love' deck .... love, love, love these papers.


Excuse my rubbish colouring this week, I am afraid my nose and eyes were streaming so much it is a wonder I managed to get it done at all ...... promise to do better tomorrow, lol.

Challenges

Penny Black Saturday - A Sketch
Charisma Cardz - More than 1 Fold
Pixie Dust Studios - Fall into Fall
Allsorts - Bingo ... punch, tag, ribbon



Still being good and making easels even though it takes me forever to do! I do love the finished look though so deffo worth the extra time.

Please pop back later for my next sneak peek that I have been sharing with you all week.
Byeeeeeeeeee xxx

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Crafter's Companion SWALK Sneak Peek Day 2


Hi there, I thought I would pop back today and share another of the brand new SWALK stamps from Crafter's Companion with you all. They are all so cute it is hard to pick a favourite. Today I have chosen this sweet little baby ..... he is just so adorable don't you think.


The beautiful gingham papers are from the CD which compliments this range and the designs are all fabulous. Lots if extras too like sentiments, flowers and borders.


Now for something for all of you who colour with copics and promarkers. You know how hard it is to try and find the perfect paper for blending ... well look no further! From Monday you will be able to buy the PERFECT paper from  Crafter's Companion Website. It is called Nennah Classic Crest Solar White, it is 216gsm, is ultra ultra smooth and perfect for seamless blending. Even better that that is it is only £3.99 per pack for 20 sheets – trust me, if you love your promarkers and copics – you need it, just ask all the DT, they can’t get enough!

Don't forget about our blog hop too ...... see the post below for all the details about the hop and make sure you pop over to the news, views and inspiration blog too for lots more fun and details of all the show times on Ideal World and Create & Craft!

See you tomorrow for another sneak peek!


Monday, 18 October 2010

New winner for TGF Candy #4

Good evening .... hope you are all ok. I am feeling rather poop ... got a stinking cold and I am being miserable with it ... such a bad patient lol.

Unfortunately the original winner of my Greeting Farm candy sponsored by Simon Says Stamp Superstore did not claim her prize so a new winner has been picked ...

Congratulations Chanelle

If you can contact me please with your contact details I will make sure your stamp gets to you asap.

Thanks to all of you who take part every fortnight xxx

Crafter's Companion Blog Hop - Brand New SWALK collection!



Hi and Welcome to the Crafter's Companion Blog Hop to Celebrate the Release of the SWALK collection how exciting is that!

If you have landed here from 
Lisa then you are hoping in the right direction. If not then you need to pop over to Jacquis Blog to begin.

Our DT have had a great time creating with the New SWALK Collection from Crafter's Companion and to celebrate the Launch of this stunning new collection on Friday 22nd October we have decided to give you a chance to see some Sneak Peeks and also have the chance of winning a fabulous Prize:

A £50 GIFT VOUCHER TO BE SPENT ON THE CRAFTER'S COMPANION WEBSITE, how great is that!

All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning this great prize is visit each blog in order and leave your link on Mr Linky on the Crafter's Companion News Views and Inspiration Blog which is your last stop on the HOP. Along the way you will notice that each Blog will give you a letter make a note of these as they will make a word which we will ask you for if your number is drawn by Random.Org on Friday 22nd October . DO NOT TELL US WHAT THE WORD IS ON THE CC NEWS VIEWS AND INSPIRATION BLOG , WE WILL E-MAIL YOU FOR THE ANSWER IF YOUR MR LINKY NUMBER IS DRAWN.








I love this image - isn't she so pretty. The papers and border strip are also from Crafter's Companion and are from the CD that compliments this release.






My letter is T and your next port of call is Lynsey

Thanks very much for hopping by and enjoy the rest of the inspiration.

Challenges:


Totally Gorjuss - Pink



 




Saturday, 16 October 2010

Music Saves My Soul Saturday #5

Wow, the weeks sure are flying by aren't they. Been wondering what to share with you this week - there are just so many amazing tunes aren't there!



 I have decided to go for a bit of glam fun today with the brilliant Scissor Sisters .... Filthy Gorgeous .... grab your bags and have a dance to this one ladies!



*Warning ... contains some swear words and images that may offend some people*

I know some of you have trouble viewing the videos in different countries so you can view it directly on YouTube HERE ... I think, lol.


To play along please post the picture of 'Music Saves My Soul' to your sidebar and link it to my blog to help spread the word. If you could then share your video on your blog and link it to the blue frog below that would be fabulous. I will draw this months winner on the first Saturday of next month ... good luck!!!!!



Winner of Greeting Farm Candy #4 (last chance) and #5

Morning everyone ...... here (a little later than planned) are the winners for the fab Greeting Farm Candy kindly sponsored by Simon Says Stamp Superstore.

The lucky winner from candy #4 still hasn't claimed it so I will redraw another winner at 9pm tomorrow if I have not heard. Is it you???? 

Candy #4 winner is .... Lynne in NI

Candy #5 winner is .... The Cook

Congratulations - can you both contact me with your addresses and I will make sure your candy is sent out to you

Thanks for playing along



Friday, 15 October 2010

Just Magnolia - a sketch

Hey there, how are you all doing?? It's Friday woop woop!!! I have a busy weekend coming up though with DT work so I am going to be locking myself away and being a busy, busy girl. I will still manage a night out tomorrow with my darling Glen .... love you hun xxxx

So onto this weeks challenge on Just Magnolia - we have a great sketch by our lovely teamie Dawny.



Thought I would let Edwin come out to play for a change .... another of last years stamps that has never seen ink ... tut tut 


Soz for the poor pictures today, struggled for some reason last night, but you get the general idea. Lots of traditional colours today - I don't think Edwin would have been too happy in pinks and lilacs lol.



And that's your lot ..... not fussy at all for a change from me and a really fabby sketch to use. Hope you all get chance to join is this week. xxx





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