Sunday, 27 February 2011

Daisy

Hi another card from me today as I have been playing again in my craft room on another wet and cold day   This is a card I have made using one of my favourite images Daisy by Elisabeth Bell.

Daisy image coloured with promarkers
Papermania paper, brad and bow

I am entering my card into the following challenges:

Charisma Cards - black, white and another colour
A Gem of a Challenge - Challenge 15 Button, brads, beads, bows - used bow and brad
Top Tip Tuesday - Bling It On
Stamp Something - Something with Flowers
Totally Gorjuss - Black and another colour

Thank you for looking and any comments you may leave.
Sarahxx

Saturday, 26 February 2011

Paper Piecing



Morning bloggers on yet another wet day.  This is a quick and easy card I have made for a 21st party we are going to today but it is my first attempt at paper piecing.   I was a bit weary of how the paper piecing was going to come together at first but am quite pleased with the finished effect.  I have paper pieced the shopping bags.

For my card I have used:

Whiff of Joy image coloured with promarkers
Papermania papers and ribbon and sentiment
MS doily punch, Marianne Creatables flower and circle nesties

I am entering my card into the following challenges:

Whiff of Joy - Paper Piecing
ASFOS - Birthday Wishes
ABC - Ovals
Totally Papercrafts - Paper Piecing
Sweet Stamping - Oh So Girlie

Thank you for looking and have a great weekend.

Sarahxx

Friday, 25 February 2011

Pink and Brown Magnolia Tilda

Hello bloggers - I have enjoyed the last few days off work but haven't got much crafting done as have been trying to keep my boys amused.  This is a card I made last night and have used:

Magnolia Tilda image coloured with promarkers
HOTP papers
Quickutz swirl die - am loving this die at the moment!
Flowers and gems from stash
Sentimetn computer generated

I am entering my card into the following challenges:

Magnolia-liscious - Pink and Brown
Creative Inspirations - Stripes
Papertake Weekly - Sketch
Paperplay - Lets Get SEntimental

Thanks for looking and any comments you wish to leave.
Sarahxx

Monday, 21 February 2011

Acqua and Orange Magnolia Tilda Card


Evening bloggers on another wet day here in Bedfordshire. 

For my card today I have used:

Magnolia Tilda image coloured with promarkers
DCWV papers and ribbon
Cuttlebug daisy embossing folder
Quickutz swirls and Marianne Creatables flower die

I am entering my card into the following challenges:

Sketch and Stash - fab sketch - from my stash I have used my DCWV papers and ribbon that I have had for years
7 Kids College - square
Creative Inspiration - plainand simple
Charisma - Spring has sprung
Magnolia Stamp Lovers - pastels
Bunny Zoe - Spring Flowers Everywhere

Thank you for looking and any comments you leave.

Sarahxx

Sunday, 20 February 2011

Sugar Nellie Joy Card


Hi hope you have all had a good weekend - it has been a bit of a wet weekend here but at least we haven't had snow like I know some have had.

I am quite pleased with how my card today has turned out - normally I have a picture in my head of what I want it to look like but they never do!

For my card I have used:

Sugar Nellie Joy digi image coloured with Promarkers
HOTP papers
Quickutz swirls and Nesties
Rest from stash

I am entering my card into the following challenges:

Truly Scrumptious - pearls and swirls
Totally Papercraft - Use a digi
Stamping 4 weekend - monochrome
ABC Challenge - O for Old Fashioned

 Thanks for looking and I always love reading the comments you leave.

Sarahxx

Saturday, 12 February 2011

For My Valentine!


Hope you are all having a good weekend.  My eldest son James has five friends to sleep over tonight so I think I am going to be in for a long and noisy evening although they have all been very well behaved so far.

This is a card I have made for my hubby for Valentine's Day hope he likes it! 

I have used:
LOTV image coloured with Promarkers
Papermania paper - very old
2 Martha Stewart heart punches
Sentiment from computer

I am entering it into the following challenges (wow there are so many love challenges at the moment!):

Cupcake Craft - Seeing red
Papertake weekly - Have a Heart
Passion for Promarkers - Let there be Love
ASFOS - Show Some Love
Creative Card Crew - For a loved one
Every Art - Valentines
LOTV - sketch
Crafty Catz - Valentines/Love
Stamping 4 w/e - Valentines

Enjoy the rest of the weekend - it is going to take the rest of the day to link all these up.  LOL

Hugs Sarahxx

Thursday, 10 February 2011

An Award!

Evening all.  I was really chuffed to recieve this love blog award from the lovely Sarah over at Lazy Daisy, thank you so much.




There are a couple of conditions for the award – explanation and instructions follow:


You have been TAGGED and do you want to participate? Then create a post where you post the 'LOVE BLOG' image. You should also blog the persons link that gave you the award and inform her/him that you accept the award. You can then choose 3 - 5 favourite blogs which you also link in your post, then each blogger will inform you that they have been tagged....


Dear bloggers:


The aim of this action is that we bring unknown, good blogs to light, so I would ask you not to blog fellow bloggers that already have 3,000 followers.


As always, the hardest part is to pick who to pass this on to, there are so many amazing blogs to choose from so . . .the 3 i have chosen are:


Vicky - Vixx Handmade Cards
 
Nic - Coops Cluttered Corner
 
Sara - Daisy Dreams
 
Please pop on over to the blogs above, you won't be disappointed and we all know how lovely a simple comment can make us feel, share to commenting fun! ♥

Hugs Sarahxx

Thursday, 3 February 2011

Love Is In The Air


Hi this is a valentines card I have made to fit the love challenges that are on at the moment.

I have used:

Magnolia Tilda image coloured with promarkers
Papermania paper and bow
Cuttlebug rose embossing folder
MS heart edge punch

I am entering my card into the following challenges:

Simon Says - Love
Paper Sundaes - Valentines
Totally Tilda - Tilda with Hearts
7 Kids College - I heart you

Thanks for looking and any comments you leave.

Sarahxx

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Magnolia tilda with cherries


Evening all - I am back at last after having an awful cold and a nightmare of a sore throat but am feeling a little more human today. 

I started this card quite a few days ago but as I haven't been feeling so good it has taken me a long time to finish it but am quite pleased with the finished result.

For my card I have used:

Magnolia Tilda stamp coloured with Promarkers
Papermania paper
Marianne creatables dies
Martha Stewart punch
Quickutz swirls

I am entering my card into hte following challenges:

Just Magnolia - going dotty
Top Tip Tuesday -anything girlie
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
I Love Promarkers - anything goes

Off to link up now and catch up on commenting on your blogs.

Thank you for looking and any comments you may leave.

Sarahxx