Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Blog candy at Justine's !

Wow my blogging friend Justine is celebrating 4000 hits on her blog and she has some fabulous candy to give away. You have to check out this wonderful ladies talent, she has a great blog just click here to pay her a visit !!

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

2 sketches 4 you challenge !

What a great sketch this week at 2 sketches 4 you !! i really enjoyed making this card !! paper is from me and my big ideas, flowers cut from walk in my garden with pearl brad centre's, rub ons for words, bird is a heidi swap sticker Raked to me from lea ( thanks Lea ) i stuck it to cardstock and then cut around it and doodled on it !! i added a small crystal gem for the birds eye !! Don't forget to check out the rest of the creations here !

Birthday purse card, Bbtb challenge, Cute card thursday

Two challenges in one !!!! The challenge this week at bbtb is to use the celebrations banner cut, i used the cut as the flap for my purse i also used celebration cart for the word celebrate. The challenge at cute card thursday was to make a birthday card so i am doing the challenges together !! Paper is from me and my big ideas, brad from k & co, skittles dyed with red sharpie !! ribbon says happy birthday to you ! don't forget to check out both blogs to see some amazing talent !!

Thursday, June 19, 2008

stampin caz blog candy !

caz is being kind enough to give away some stamp images check out her wonderful blog here !

2sketches4you laura's sketch 2

Here is my card for this weeks challenge at 2 sketches4you ! if you havn't already checked them out you really should !! I used paper by me and my big ideas and bazzill ! partridge cut from JOTS cart, glittered chipboard letters i doodled on them and the paper, half flowers across the top i made using a punch, added black skittles and gems . Thanks for looking !

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

I've been tagged by my friend Carole !

Thanks for the fun Carole !!

The "rules" of the game: Each player answers the questions about themselves. At the end of the post, the player then tags 5-6 people and posts their names, then goes to their blogs and leaves them a comment, letting them know they’ve been tagged and asking them to read your blog. Let the person who tagged you know when you’ve posted your answer.

Ten years ago:
i was running my own furniture store business in England with my husband, we also applied to emigrate to Canada !! which we did !!

Five things in todays 'to do list':
1, go for physio my shoulder is killing me this week !
2, go to the gym really trying to lose some weight lol !
3, sand the base boards in my kitchen if my shoulder lets me !
4, make at least 2 cards
5, take my daughter to dance !

Snacks I enjoy:
anything that has chocolate on it or is just all chocolate !!

Things I would do if I was a millionaire:
Take my whole family around the world !! build a huge craft room on my house, buy a really nice embroidery machine would love to own one, get the pazzles etc, give some money to family and friends, make sure we invested enough never to work again and make sure my dd was financially secure !

Places I have lived:
manchester England 1964-1977 Blackpool England 1977-1996 St Annes England1996-2001
Ontario Canada 2001 to present day !

I will tag:
Krista, Shelly, justine, julieH, Enfy's

Sunday, June 15, 2008

fathers day card relax !! caardvarks challenge !

The challenge on caardvarks was to use drinks in your card !

Here is my card i made for my hubby for fathers day i used mini mono for the scalloped square and paper pups for the word relax ! i used my new stamp beerafella he is so cute !! i used glossy accents on the word relax and for the beer bottles ! thanks all for looking !

Friday, June 13, 2008

be free !! fathers day card ! DCM challenge

I am entering this for daring card makers challenge ! this week's challenge was to use wheels !!

I made this for my DD to give to her dad for fathers day ! he just bought himself a harley and i thought this would be great for him ! it says

oh to be free

the wind in your hair

and on the inside it says

the bugs in your teeth !!

i used the george cart for the stars ! prisma pencils and gamsol to colour the image, glossy accents on the tires and lights and black stickles on the computer generated words !

Thursday, June 12, 2008

so cool BBTB challenge

This week regina's challenge over at the Bbtb site was to use the popsicle cut from the doodlecharm cart and you should see what all the designers have come up with just amazing !! You have to go and check out all the amazing creations !! I found the background paper online a free download !! I also found the orange slice online and printed it to cardstock ! so cool was cut from cuttin up cart and i used glossy accents on the popsicle and the letters ! I used different coloured stickles on the rest of the small popsicles ! Thanks for looking !

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Meow's it going ! 2sketches4 you challenge ! + hallmark scrapbook weekly challenge

I love this sketch this week at 2sketches4you, i made this card using the cat cut from the paper doll cart which covers another challenge for me at hallmarkscrapbooks ! i doodled by hand and added black stickles to the flowers also to the computer generated words ! thanks for looking !!

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Blog candy at Dee Dee's !!

My wonderful friend Dee Dee is celebrating her one year anniversary of blogging and is offering some great blog candy. Now if you havn't paid her a visit before nows your chance and you will just love her blog and creations, she is one talented lady. All you have to do is leave her you favourite summertime memory so hop on over and pay her a visit click here !

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Another 3 in 1 challenge !! 2 sketches 4 you, daring card makers and paper take weekly

I can't believe this card covers 3 challenges again !! well this time i used Lauras sketch from 2 sketches 4 you, and daring card makers mid week challenge is to use either coral or jade so i went with coral. and again paper take weekly wants you to use die cuts or punches on your creations this week ! I used mini mono for the scalloped square and home accents for the butterfly. lots of stickles !!!

3 in 1 challenge ! 2 sketches 4 you, Bbtb, paper take weekly

My friends kazan and Laura started a new blog 2 sketches 4 you and i used Kazans sketch for this challenge, but the Bbtb site's challenge this week was to use the grasshopper die cut from stretch your imagination so i also incorporated this !! and last but not least paper take weekly's challenge this week is to use die cuts. You have to check out all three of these wonderful sites for pure inspiration !! thanks for looking !!

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Kazan and lauras new blog !

wow Kazan and Laura have started a new blog and i wish them all the success in the world ! The blog looks amazing and i am sure you will all find it as wonderful as i do ! You have to check it out it's called 2 sketches 4 you they have posted the first two sketches so hop on over there and join in the fun !! Good luck girls !!

wild about you ! Rimas blog candy challenge

My friend carole made a little challenge on the hallamark scrapbook site to use the zebra cut from the zooballoo cart and it's my anniversary this month and rima's blog candy challenge for an anniversary card ends today so i hope i make it !! I used ZB for the zebras and George for the heart which i glittered. Font is jokerman from my computer. i added glossy accents to the tails and eyes and some doodling !