Thursday 18 December 2008

Monochrome madness PTW

The challenge this week is to use only one colour on your project, you can use varying shades of one colour. I used a flourish stamp i got from a craft fair don't know the make. i finally managed to get my hands on that Santa stamp so used that for the first time, finished off with ribbon & flower from my stash. thanks for looking.

shell x

wow an award......

wow i've been given an award by the lovely Sue. thanks Sue, i have to tell you 5 things i'm addicted to ( only 5 there are so many ). then i have to pass it on to 5 fellow bloggers so here goes

  1. chocolate

  2. my lap top(i dont know what i did without it)

  3. card making and being in my craft room.

  4. blog hopping, i pop online for 5 mins and before i know it o/h and kids are home from work.

  5. my family and friends.

now the 5 i have to pass it on to;

  1. sarah

  2. carol

  3. vikki

  4. ruth

  5. vicky

Have fun girls and thanks again to Sue

Monday 15 December 2008

sitting tilda

OMG whats up with me 2 posts in one day, that's just not like me must be on a roll. Thought I'd have a go of making a card using my cricut which I've not used it in so long(kept forgetting to pick up some cutting mats) Used the home accents cart for this one. I'm not too sure about it i think it could do with something else but don't know what, what do you think. Thanks for looking shell x

Sorry about the poor pic.......

penny black challenge

The challenge this week is a


3 Flowers...2 Papers and 1 Ribbon.

As always it is entirely up to you what you create

a ATC....altered art

as long as you include at least 1 Penny Black image.
I used pink petticoat papers,
coloured image with my pro markers,
the hat is water coloured cause i aint got a red pm yet.
but that may change now because i just found
out my local craft shop sells them in singles yippee,
hope you all have a good day.
shell x

Friday 12 December 2008

Hubby's Card at Last

I have struggled to make this one every time i started it, it looked too girlie. Mrs j answered my last post and suggested i used Santa suit Lola i had forgotten all about her, this is what i came up with.

The papers are from Summer Driggs, the image is Lola occasions from pink petticoat coloured with watercolour pencils and pro markers, i cut some nestie shapes and covered them with a versamark ink pad then clear embossing powder, sentiment done on comp. do you think its OK? still a little unsure but gonna give it to him anyway.

I've got my works Christmas night out to night, Hopefully it'll put me in the Christmas mood, I dont know what is wrong with me this year maybe it's because the boys are growing up but i cant get in the mood, my tree is still in the loft. i may put it up over the weekend.

hope you all have a great day

shell x

Thursday 11 December 2008

Dawny's birthday candy

Dawn has got the most yummy candy on
offer on her blog, it's to celebrate her birthday on Monday,
all you have to do to be in with a chance to win is leave a
comment and a link on your blog, simple.
.............Happy Birthday for Monday Dawn have a great day.............
Ive been struggling all week to make a card for my o/h for Christmas cant seem to be able to come up with anything, all my stamps and things are all girlie or more birthday images for the fellas, i really don't like to say this but if my mojo doesn't turn up soon I'll have to buy him one...............

Tuesday 9 December 2008

penny black challange

here is my take on this weeks challange,
its to follow a sketch by beth.
i really enjoy doing these and dont
know what took me so long to join in.
anyway hope this is ok.
shell x

Saturday 6 December 2008

wedding pink petticoat

Another entry for the slice comp that liz is running.

Again using little swirls this time

in gold the image is happyily ever after.

Friday 5 December 2008

pink petticoat comp entry

Here is my entry to Liz's comp at pink petticoat. The prize is a slice wow I'd love to win this, i made this card using the new mini download little swirls. I think this is my fave paper collection yet it will be useful all year round. I made it using the positive and negative in the same colour, the tree was made by doing some t bag folding which i learnt to do on Monday at a card club i joined, never ever done any before but thought it looked great on this card shape which is also new to me, tree then matted onto nesties. hope you like it and good luck to everyone who entered.

shell x

Monday 1 December 2008

Christmas candles

I just thought i'd show you a few candles i stamped on the other day, they are for a friend at work to give to her son and daughter the are both having their first christmas in new homes so on the back i have put their names, year and address on as that is what she asked for. i enjoy doing these and have another order for 8 of them. only problem is i'm finding it really hard to track plain candles down.

katharinas fab advent calender

The very kind and talented katharina has got an advent calender on her blog.
Each day one window will be opened and the is a suprise under it for one lucky blogger, so pop over to her blog and check it out. click on the link on the right. hope everyone is well on the feezing cold day.
shell x
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