Tuesday 31 March 2009

What a Hoot

2 weeks ago I took a heap of photos of Bailee... Not one of them was serious!!! Who knew you could pull so many faces! I love this paper. Three bugs in a Rug have fantastic kids ranges out there.

Monday 30 March 2009

Distress Ink

Yep I have got Viv's Tim Holtz Distress ink in my hot little hands... what fun!!!... This card acutally looks grungier in real life!!. Yep Viv.. you can have your ink back tomorrow night when I see you.... Mine should arrive anyday from Crafty Tart

Sunday 29 March 2009

Faux Stitching - Always

Another day another challenge! The challenge set by The Secret Crafter was stitching. And since I cant even sew two pieces of cloth together, faux stitching comes to the rescue.
Once again, the new in colours and new DS paper.

Saturday 28 March 2009

Im in love with the new "In Colours"!!!!!

Yep, my favourite all time colour at the moment is the new Tangerine Tango. I allowed myself to make one card for the blog before I started the dreaded task of the day....cleaning the oven!!!! I'm glad this set Bloomin' with Beauty made its way into new catty. It lends itself to colouring in.And the setiment is from Always

Thursday 26 March 2009

Two challenges in one card

Yep thats right.. I decided I was getting behind with challenges I enjoy doing so decided to combine them. The layout is from WOJ and the colours are from CTD. And yes my new in colours arrived today so got to play with them and the new Good Morning Sunshine DS paper. Lucky me!!

Wednesday 25 March 2009

PTW challenge

Don't challenges make life a little easier when your stuck for ideas!! you can see other fab cards here at PTW.

JB and BD card challenge

Righto, a quick one I whipped up last night, and are posting thing morning before heading off to work to get an induction in the place I have been working at for the last 18 years!!! Make sense??? Na doesnt to me either.. I am sure there are professional meeting and course goers down there!!!

Monday 23 March 2009

Boatloads of Love

Geezz the dust was thick on this stamp set!! Such a cute set, I have no idea why I dont use it more often.

Sunday 22 March 2009

Eastern Blooms

Have decided to revisit some stamp sets that have made it into the new catalogue. So over the next few weeks... until I get some newbies, I will be posting some old favourites.
I wanted to make a simple card for this set and I also used "thank you" out of Occasional Greetings.

Saturday 21 March 2009

WOJ challenge

Well after the last card I made.. which I didnt think much of, I decided to get back on the horse (so to speak) and create something I liked!!! And here it is .. now thats more my style. Now that I have made two cards in an hour I better head off and enjoy the sunny day outside!

Cute Card Thursday.. on Saturday!!

Well I really struggled with this one... you are allowed two papers, something ripped, and 4 embell's. Man talk about testing us!!! As any of you blog stalkers know.. I love my layering and adding bits and bobs.... I did however sneak in some glitter out of my pixee stix onto flower.. so hopefully this doesnt get added to embel list!!! It is a pretty basic card!

I might also add in my defence that while doing this card it was hard to concentrate while having a cat hanging off the back of me!!!!

Friday 20 March 2009

Drought is nearly over!!!!

The lack of Stampin' Up! cards on my blog is nearly over...
Staying at mums while she stops bleeding like a stuck pig after the op.. so will get home tomorrow for some stamp supplies and have a play tomorrow afternoon! Till then.. have a great weekend.

Wednesday 18 March 2009

Spoon Full of Sugar Challenge -gems

Sorry about my crap photography. It turned out a bit blurry. Wanted to get this card on tonight in case I dont get around to making any cards for the next few days while in NP with mum when she has her operation.

Tuesday 17 March 2009

Challenge JC & JB Cards

Thought I would whip this card up for the challenge going at Just Christmas and Birthday Cards... Sat down half hour ago and this is what I came up with...

Saturday 14 March 2009

Saturday Challenge - 23

Yah, another challenge. A bright card this time.. not my colours at all.. but enjoyed it anyway.

Friday 13 March 2009

Spoon Full of Sugar Challenge

So sorry to all the die hard SU stampers out there, but I am desperately waiting for the new catty to arrive so I can finally become inspired with SU product again. In the meantime you will have to put up with whatever I post that's non SU.

Thursday 12 March 2009

Colour Throwdown 33

Well, this card didnt take long to do.. I think its because I loved the colours that were chosen this week... and the fact that I bought some yummy ribbon this afternoon on the way home!!

Wedding invites

Well I have managed to finish of Tash's wedding invites. This pic is of the invites for the after wedding people... 40 odd to do of these.

Also had about 100 peeps to invite to the whole wedding which the invite was more detailed.. didnt get a photo of them,,, to late last night when we finished.

Anyway.. off to do a few challenges!!

Tuesday 10 March 2009


Over at Just Christmas and Birthday cards
thay had a sketch which made my life alot easier cause I didnt have to think!!! I am of to have a hot shower now, I pinched a nerve in my back while picking peas yesterday and its bloody sore..

Monday 9 March 2009

Loads of Love Easter Box

I was browsing LeAnnes blog the other day and she has done this cute box she found on SCS. So I decided to have a play and this is what I came up with.... what are the chances of the kids not spying this stash!!!

Silence is golden!!

Yep.. here that???? Nope neither can I... DH has taken the girls on a bike ride, I have baked 4 slices for the tins, cleaned the house and now its time to stamp!!! but first I wanted to share this pic with you all....

Now if there was a medal for first time mums who are relaxed with their bubs.. it would go to my friend Jamie, and whats even better... it rubs off on her little boy.
This little man is the most layed back , easy going baby I have ever seen... and he's not even 3 months yet. ... The girls loved him.. as soon as I said we were heading out to see him... they were in the car waiting for 20 mins before I was ready!!! Cameron loved holding him, I'm sure she adopt him if she could!!! She's already talking about being his babysitter!!!

Sunday 8 March 2009

Saturday Challenge

Made this card last night while being forced to watch a crap movie with hubby. Its for the "secret crafter sat challenge".
Woke up this morning to grey sky, raining on and off.... guess what I'll be doing today!

Saturday 7 March 2009

Colour Throwdown 32

Felt sooo guilty that I havent posted in a few days. Today have been cutting, cutting and cutting for a OSW class coming up. So have just finished that and have sat down to do the CTD challenge.

Wednesday 4 March 2009

Papertake Weekly Challenge... plus mojo gone missing!!

When you have Chocolate, Orange and pink as a challenge... who could resist??

I have been in a non crafting slump at the moment.. my mojo just isnt here.. if you find it send it back!! The only way I can do any cards is if I visit challenge sites and make myself!!!

Monday 2 March 2009

Heart Box

Even though this neat little box says happy birthday and I did intend to give it to Rich for his birthday next month..... I think I am going to rip off the BD tag and put a get well soon tag and give it to mum who has her operation this month. The good thing about this box fill with aniseed heart lollies is that my kids HATE them!!!! so they dont go missing... well except into my mouth!!!

Sunday 1 March 2009

Ouch... Discontinued List

I made this box envelope last night to contain some goodies for my great friend and wonderful downline Lou... I am hooked on these little pouches, they are fun, fast and effective to do,, and best of all they take little time to create.
So Lou.. its in the post!

On to the exciting/bad news (which everway you look at it).. The discontinued list is out..., now I know its supposed to be exciting, but when 37 out of your personal 62 stamp sets have been wiped from the catty.. it hurts!! No way about it... it can be a harsh costly reality about being a demo. But on the plus side... there must be a crap load of cool exciting new stamp sets coming our way!!!