Search This Blog

Sunday, 27 February 2011

Build a blossom/lattice cards

Love these build a blossom flowers this is how Ive used the Chrysthanamum. A crafting
friend Karen at made a beautiful card using the lattice design so I remembered Id got some strips of glittered card and used them to make the green glittered lattice effect then added the chrysthamum and greetings. Hope you like the effect....

The second one is Gold lattice with Anemone flower and a couple of butterfliesThank you card using bronze lattice Finally a Anemone yellow flower and a feather on bronze glittered lattice..

Hope you like the effect Thanks for looking :0)

Saturday, 26 February 2011

Another nice and easel

Love these sheets just ordered the second set. This is the Iris so I mounted it on some lovely purple halographic paper added a scroll I found in the sales bin in my local craft shop and made a circular sentiment.
The lower part is some lovely swirl paper Ive had for awhile edged with a MS border and pearls finished off with some Happy Birthday ribbon rescued from sisters birthday cake :0) Hope you like it.......

Monday, 21 February 2011

Two More Debbie Moore images

Here are two more DM cards one from the free CD given away in the Inspiration Mag
For this one I printed a scene off then added one of the ladies decoupaged simple added pearls flowers and ribbon .I entered this one for the Crafters Reunited inspiration challenge using an image from a CD..

For the second one I just had to try my new MS floral vine punch out for the border .
Hope you like them both.........

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Inspiration by Debbie Moore

Got the new Inspiration Mag by Debbie Moore and the the freebies inside are just up my street and gorgeous heres one Ive done for a 60th Birthday. Unfortunately the way Ive phototgraphed it you cant really see the greeting. I followed Jaks tutorial on how to do an easel card and found it so easy.
Also put a quicky Ive done of the Deco ladies on a flower shaped card...

Hope you like them.........

Monday, 14 February 2011

My award

Bev has kindly nominated me for this award.......In return Ive to thank the person who nominated me So a Big Thanks to Bev.....nominate 8 people whose blogs I read regularly...Tell eight things about me..........oh ah...

Here are my eight nominations sound abit like the Oscars lol :0)
1.Nikky from Rubber therapy
2.Jackie from A Day in the Life of
3.Shell from Camels Hump
4.Louise from Lou-natic Asylum
5.Kim from Cards and Cats
6. Cally from Bits &.Pieces
7.Mina from Pinkpuds.
8.Marjies verses

Here is the 8 things about me...........
1. Ive been married 50 years

2.Lived in 18 houses.flats .bungalows been in this bungalow for 16 years.

3.Gardening is my second hobby I do the flowers and hubby does the veg.

4.3 Gorgeous Granddaughters one in her final year to be a childrens nurse at
N/Cle Uni the second one works in Head office for D. Bannatynes loves using the Gym as is very sporty and still plays football for a ladies team The youngest has just started secondary school last year...

5.Favourite colour is BLUE.

6.Dont drive wish I did started to learn didnt pass first test and got made redundant so couldnt afford to continue and never went back to it.

7.Love Meercats have loads in the garden with solor lights am always putting scarfs or pipe cleaners around their necks...Sad or what...

8.Hope to live long enough to become a Great Grandma..

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

New Home Card

My second eldest granddaughter
has decided to try living away from home with a girl friend now she is in a Good Job.Hope she can manage the bills :0) Here is the card Ive done for her. It is a step style. Embossed with the gorgeous Universal embossing folder Flutterby enhanced with pearls and peeloffs then added the chrysanthum flower from the Blossoms set put a cute teddy with parcels on the top step in between the M.S fan punch borders then lace flowers and finally the greeting with a row of pearls along the bottom.
The youngsters all seem to want their independence these days mind I was married at her age so best shut up lol :0)Heres the card.........

Not the lady in Red but in Green

This is a freebie sheet done by Audrey from Lilac Garden and I just had to have a play..Just decoupaged added some pearls and a feather and layered onto a lovely green embossed card added an umbrella charm and bow and here she is. How classy is she?

Saturday, 5 February 2011

From the Nice and Easel Set

If you like flowers you will like this new Nice and Easel set of decoupage the flowers are all beautiful Here is how Ive used the anemone probably have to check this spelling lol :0)Knew it got the m and the n the wrong way round originally lol :0)
Used a deep blue card and layered with some self adesive glitter card which was on offer at Hobby craft 3 sheets in the pack for I got the gold silver and a lovely pink the only 3 colours they had left :0) Just added a blue bow and some lovely pale blue beads on wire down the side.Hope you like it..

Thursday, 3 February 2011

First attempt at a step card

Love these step cards but my own efforts never fold right so bought some of the blank cards this week to try and here is my first effort. Used one of the new Build a Blossom flowers I also got this week cherry blossom this one. embossed with budding vine folder added some borders and ruffeled ribbon on the steps and a few pearls. Find these hard to photograph though but quite pleased with the result just have to work out where to put the verse now.:0)

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Another 70 for a lady this time

Quite a few 70ths this year this one is for a long time friend. I love these deco ladies so Ive used this one on some gorgeous shiney blue and silver card. Made the 70 with my new nestie and painstakingly added the stars and dots thank heavens for my crafting knife :0)Added some flowers from wild orchard and some happy birthday ribbon I found in my local haberdashery today the perfect match with silver Happy Birthday on it but you cant really see this unfortunately.Must get this one posted soon.Thanks for looking:0)x