Monday 28 April 2008

I've been tagged

ruth over on crafty wanderings has tagged me so now i have to tell you 7 facts about myself.
here goes (here goes)
1* i have two boys aged 16 & 18

2* When i was 14 i entered it'a a knockout at butlins cant remember where i came though.

3* we have loads of pets including 2 cavalier king charles spanials called spike & mollie, tropical fish, koi in the pond a hamster called buffy and five bearded dragons.

4* i work in a clothes shop in town which i love, yeah really

5* i've seen robbie williams live 3 times he is fab and gets better every time

6* i have one brother and 2 sisters

7* my birthday is 21st november

that was harder than i thought it would be, thanks ruth, now i have to tag some people too

every monday on the do crafts forum member loretta put's up a sketch. i have only just started taking part in these challenges, they are great cause i get a mental block all the time and would never have thought of these layouts. anyway this is mine for week 4
this stamp i've been after for ages got it yesterday and couldn't wait to play with it. coloured it using water coloured pencils , thimk i'm getting the hang of it now.

this is one of the stamps i got from aintree show got the idea from a card there. think i'll use this stamp a lot it can be used for all occasions

aintree update

what a brilliant day i had at aintree, so much for taking a list and siticking to it, i bought 6 new stamps (one which i have been after for ages so i had to get it didn't i), got a new cartridge for my cricut,lots and lots of papers,a cropadile,3 more embossing folders for my bug, build a flower die and embossing set. i even managed to get the tan mat from oyster crafts that lets me emboss brass stencils on my bug. got more ribbon as well , think i have a problem cant stop myself buying more .oh well gonna go and have a play with all my new goodies now.

Friday 25 April 2008

aintree craft show

i'm going to the aintree craft show tomorrow with some friends. i'm really looking forward to it, list of things i need to buy ribbon, little gold heart brads(to finish wedding invites), straight border peel offs, some lovely prima flowers, only 2 new stamps, and some prisma pencils. i'll post again tomorrow with what i buy. i'm going to try and stick to my list ha ha well i can try cant i????

get well wishes

i just made this card for a friend tilda stamp, coloured using water colour pencils with a koi brush, i think i'm starting to get the hang of the blending a bit now, the papers are k & co, which i love at the moment.

Monday 21 April 2008

here is the pif candy i have up for grabs. the first 3 people to comment on this post will recive this in the post, then your have to pass it forward(pif) to 3 more bloggers. dont forget to e mail me your addy where i can send it to. you can e mail me or pm through do crafts my user name on there is craftyshell.

blog candy

this is the blog candy i won off chrissy marie. thank you chrissy its brilliant anyway now i have to pass it forward, just going to put some together this morning then i'll post it on here.

cuttlebug and pink petticoat

a few cards using pinkpetticoat and cuttlebug folders i really like the way the baby cards turned out. they were inspired by the brilliant heartprints site

more george


i've been busy lately i had a order for 230 wedding invites which took up all my spare time. I managed to make some crads over th weekend using sporty george from he is going to make mens cards so much easier. anyway here are my first attempts.

Tuesday 1 April 2008

just made a quicky card. never used this shape before. i spotted these in one of my old mags last night and thought i'd give it a go. i dont think it looks too bad. what do you think? another pink petticoat

maybe one day will pass when i dont use these images(i hope not)
morning, i'm off work today so was going to make some cards but ended up in blog land, will make some this afternoon. i have won some pif candy off chrissy maries blog. looking forward to seening the postie now, this means i have to now pass it forward my self so watch this space. i'm trying to put a link to chrissy's blog on here not too sure how i do it but i'm sure i'll get there in the end.
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