Wednesday 26 September 2012

More than one fold challenge

Morning to all my crafty friends , sorry i havent been around much just lately , i am having lots of problems with my eyes and headaches , and the monitor screen doesnt help , so i have had to stay away from my pc .

Here is my card for this weeks challenge over at

The theme is , More than one fold , for this card i used a template from Rob Addams Template cd , the card is from Hunky Dory , and was alreaddy coloured , so didnt have much to do with it , the Gorgeous image is from Sassy Studio Designs

I loved working with this image , she was just sooooo easy to colour , for which i used my Promarkers , to finish the card off i used some pearl hearts and bows , some seam binding , and a greeting , I know there isnt much on this card but i wanted it to be all about the card fold and the  image .
We are sponsored by

We are sponsored by

Some odd girl

Prize - $9 coupon code

Eye candie creations

Prize - 4 images of winners choice
Sassy Studio Designs

Prize - 4 digis of winners choice

There is also a DT call on Pennys paper-crafty blog ,  so why dont you go along and enter , its lots of fun , and you get to build up your card stash so there is no more rushing to make a card you have them all prepared ....

Thanks for dropping by ...... Hugs Sue xx

Wednesday 19 September 2012

DT card for Pennys paper-crafty challenge

I coloured the image in with pencil crayons , the card is from Hunky Dory , its embossed and glittered , i went over the card with red distress ink , i used a spellbinder die to cut the image out , also to make the snowflakes , the tag is from my stash , it looks really dark but its not much darker that the backing card ..... i hope you will play along with us on  this challenge , there is also a Dt call attached to this challenge , so go over the Pennys paper-crafty site for more info ......Hugs Sue xxx

The challenge this week is  
Shaped Cards

Our Sponsors for this challenge are

Stamping Dragon Designs

Prize - 5 Digis of winners choice


Inky Impressions

Prize $10 Inky Bucks

prize - 3 digi images of winners choice

Monday 17 September 2012

Fortnightly Challenge No 45 - Colour Challenge

Fortnightly Challenge No 45 - Colour Challenge

At Forever Friends  challenge blog .

The theme this fortnight is

Colour Challenge

Use one colour, all the colours or a combination of a few of them! Simple.

Our sponsor this time round for the Randomly Selected Winner is the lovely

Di's Digi Downloads

who are providing the winner with digi images of the winner's choice.

Our sponsor for the Forever Friends Favourite prize is the lovely

who are providing the winner with 3 digis of the winner's choice.

Go take a look at both sponsors' sites, they both have a great array of fabulous images!

Just a few words about the Forever Friends Favourite; this is handpicked by our Design Team from all the entries to the challenge that use Forever Friends Products. Our randomly selected winner is randomly chosen from ALL the entries to the challenge, so if you use Forever Friends products on your card, you have TWO chances to win :) A good incentive to dig out those FF stamps, no? :)
Here is  the card i made for this challenge ....
using Milk Coffee image
There are lots of layers , die duts and embossing on this card , i chose to use the purple and green combo , and i really like the colours together . The image is so sweet and a treat to colour , I made the flowers using papers from the matting and layering , and added faux pearls to finish it all off . For the sentiment i used an ambossing folder , then sanded the image back to reveal the white core of the card
Thanks for taking the time to look , catch ya later ....Hugs Sue xx
I will be entering this card into the following challenges ...
To be updated ....

Sunday 16 September 2012

Joanna Sheen challenge

Hi everyone , this morning i have a card that i made as GDT for the Joanna Sheen challenge ...

Here is the card i made , I put a lot of work into this card , using ribbon ,lace, flowers , spellbinders , pearls, promarkers, distress inks , and i made a hatpin decoration , with a  tiny teddy bead on it .... I love the image i think she is soooooo sweet , and was  so easy to colour .....

I will be entering this into the following challenges .......

To be updated ................

Thanks for looking , and for all your lovely comments , have a lovely day .....Hugs Sue xxx 

Wednesday 12 September 2012

Pink and Brown

Its time for our new challenge over at  and our theme for this week is

Pink & Brown

We have two sponsors for this weeks challenge 

Prize - 7 Digis of winners choice


Prize - 4 digis of winners choice
Now for the card that i made for this challenge ........

For this card i used a white card blank folded , then matted some gorgeous pearlized pink card that a very good friend of mine sent me for my birthday , all the rest of the papers are from my stash , i have had them that long i have no idea where i got them from . I cut the edges with a Martha Stewert punch around the page  punch . I used some brown butterfly ribbon , and pink pom pom ribbon , and a greeting .The image is from This image is gorgeous , really easy to colour .
Go along to the shops and have a look at the digis thats for sale you will find something for every occasion ....
Hugs Sue xxx

Monday 10 September 2012

1st design team card for -------

Hiya to you all , i was picked to be on a Design team for

Here is the card i made for my  first challenge .....

The challenge is a colour challenge , and this is the brief we got .....

I went through all my papers and thought this one from a MCS book i have had for quite some time , but they are so gorgeous i havent wanted to use them lol . The shaped card is one of HunkyDorys , the stamped sentiment is from Sincere Sentiments from Creative Expressions ,i stamped the image onto a Spellbinder shape , then threaded some pink rafia paper through the holes , then  i backed the stamp onto some purple mirri board , the whole thing was finished off with deep pink ribbon , a bow , and card candi .
The Sponsor for this Challenge is:
£5 worth of
Decorative Pin's or Beads
Please pop along to the challenge , and the shop .
I will be entering this card into the following challenges ........

Wednesday 5 September 2012

Todays challenge at Pennys paper-crafty blog ....

Hiya everyone , and hello and welcome to all my new followers.

Todays challenge is 

  Sew Charming
(Sewing - real or faux and/or a metal charm)
We are lucky to be sponsored by

Prize - 2 Digi Images


My heart pieces

Prize - 3 Digis of winners choice
Here is the card i made using an image from Saturated Canary
 The image was really great to work with , and loved colouring it in with my Promarkers . All the papers are from my stash , i have had them such a long time i cant remember were i got them . There is lace and buttons from my stash . there is faux stitching around the card , and has you can see on the 2nd pic the inside is decorated to compliment the outside .....
Please join in with the challenge , you have nothing to loose and everything to gain , the prizes are brilliant .  And do check out the digi shops , there are some gorgeous digi stamps .....
Hugs Sue xxx

Monday 3 September 2012

Forever Friends challenge ,

Embossing: Heat or Dry

This fortnight, our sponsor for the Randomly Selected Winner is the wonderful

The prize they are offering is 7 free digis of the winner's choice.

And our new wonderful sponsor for the Forever Friends Favourite is

Michelle Perkett Studio digital stamps are full of whimsy, magic and inspiration. Michelle's images are now licensed with Sparkle N Sprinkle ( who are currently selling her digital stamp images and also creating lots of new rubber stamp sets with her designs. Michelle has also designed for The Angel Company and with FairieSong Art Stamps.

You can buy Michelle Perkett gifts and merchandise at her Zazzle page, they really are a treat! She can also be found on Facebook and her blogs are here and here. Go take a look!

She is supplying the lucky winner, who also gets the chance to be our next Guest Designer, with a choice of one digi from the following four:

Go and take a look at both Bugaboo and Michelle Perkett's sites, they have loads of fab images, perfect for all occasions!
Here are the cards i made for this challenge ......
This image is from Bugaboo , it is a gorgeous image and lovely to work with , i coloured it in using Promarkers matted onto red and white dotted card and edged with cream lace . There is also a mat of patterend paper which i embossed , the first layer of patterned paper is from an MCS book , its embossed and glittered , its gorgeous paper , and its the first time i have used any from the book , i just look at it and put it away , but i thought this image needed some paper with a wow factor .... I finished off with faux gems and a ribbon ....
I will be entering this into the following challenges .....
To be updated .....
The next card i made for the challenge is .....

This image is from Michelle Perkett, and is another gorgeous image , again coloured with Promarkers , the white back ground has been embossed , then used papers from stash cut to fancy shapes and edged with Martha Stewarts punch around the page . The flower was made by me using white lace and needle and cotton , put 2 layers of lace on top of one another and added a card candi to the centre , i also added some ribbon and 3 more card candi to finish card off ....
I will enter this card into the following challenges .......

Saturday 1 September 2012

Heck of a challenge first DT card

Morning all , today i have a card i made as a new DT member for, this is a new challenge that will run monthly , starting on the 1st of the month , and ending at 8pm on the last day of each month .

The prize for this challenge is £10-00 to spend in there store   the address is
10 Union Street
West Yorkshire
WF16 0HH
(Opposite morrisons petrol station)

 or online here

Dont forget anyone who entered the blog candy draw check out the winner today ....
Right onto my card ..........
I made an easel shaped card for the challenge , i used a Hunky Dory card blank , and half of another to create the easel . The papers i used are all from my stash  (sorry i cant remember whos papers they are as i have had them too long )
The image is ,  Pack Light by Saturated Canary,and can be found here ,
 I loved working with this image , i used  Promarkers to colour her in , then fussy cut around her , and mounted her on foam tape . The doily is from my stash , as are the gems, lace, and the greeting .Some of  the flowers are from Wild Orchid crafts and others from ebay ....
Well here it is ...

I hope you will come play with us , dont forget to check the winner of the blog candy , and the shop , and grab yourself a bargain ......
Hugs Sue xxxx
I will be entering this card into the following challenges ....
To be updated ..... 
Sorry for the long post , i just hope i have mentioned everything