Tuesday 30 November 2010

Sassy Cheryls Blog Hop

Hello everyone and thanks for joining us on our first Sassy Cheryl’s Blog Hop and the chance to win a FREE Sassy Cheryl digi!
If you arrived here from Kim’s blog, you are in the right place! If not, you might want to start at the Sassy Cheryl’s Challenge blog, where all the details are given, along with the entire list of designer’s links. If for any reason any links are broken or you get lost along the way, simply return there to find the link to the next stop.
Each Sassy Gal will select one person from those that commented on her blog. That means there is one winner for each post in the hop!
The Hop will run from 5am Eastern Nov 30 until 5pm Eastern Dec 6. The winners will be announced on the Sassy Cheryl’s Challenge blog on Dec 7.
Now, here’s my card
This image is called Bear Hug. I used my new pad from Kaiser and my MS heart punch.

Now, for more awesome sassy inspiration, hop to Peggy's blog. Good luck and thanks for joining us!

Monday 29 November 2010

Karens Doodles Blog hop

I am all excited to share my card this week for Karen Doodles challenge blog. I hardly ever do "boys" cards, but couldn't go past this image while trolling around Karens shop . Its called Sailor Boy, and with papers that haven't seen sunshine in a while and a great sketch to follow at over at the challenge blog.... I managed to pump out a pretty passable boys card! Head over and join in, it really is a great sketch!

Right on to the blog hop... you should have arrived here from Tanja
Please visit each team members blog and collect all the letters. I have the letter I .Then unscramble them to make the two word phrase. Leave a comment on the Challenge blog with the answer. A grand prize winner of a $20 gift certificate will be chosen from all the correct answers. Be sure to leave comments along the way as we will be awarding random prizes to those who comment. Right, off you hop to Sandy's blog

Friday 26 November 2010

Pink, Black and silver combo

Over at Digis with Attitude! challenge this week we want you to use a colour combo.... pink, black and silver. I have used a "silver" poodle, pink dress and black patterned paper!
As soon as I seen this image it reminded me of my cousin and Viv (fellow DT member) who both have about 6 poodles between them!!!!

Sweet Danni and Bella.

Hiho, this week at Wags n Whiskers challenge blog, we want you to "wrap it up" - gift box, bag or tag. So that leaves it wide open for all you challenge goers. I have created a box for this challenge and have used Sweet Danni and Bella. I plan on putting in truffles and giving as a gift this Christmas to some lucky lady!!!
Jump on over and see the inspiration the WnW team have for you.

Thursday 25 November 2010

GDT - Shirleys 2 Girls

I must say, this month has flown by, I cant believe that my GDT at Shirleys 2 Girls is up already. Thanks ladies for having me. Its been a pleasure working with great images.
This week over at S2G challenge is to do a thank you card - I have used Our Years.

Wednesday 24 November 2010

The Stamping Bazaar

Whoop Whoop.... I got a Honourable Mention over at The Stamping Bazaar for my last entry over there last week and got to choose myself a free digi. I choose Christmas Greyhound, and what better way to use him than enter the sketch they have going for this weeks challenge. I think I am addicted to these images!!!!!

Tuesday 23 November 2010

Tiny Tabitha

This image from Sassy Cheryl is super sweet.. shes called Tiny Tabitha and I couldn't wait to use her in a challenge. This week at Sassy Cheryls challenge blog we want you to have the theme "Thankful".
So get creating and show us some amazing projects!!!

Monday 22 November 2010

Two images - one card

Yep another week and another challenge if your up to it at Karen Doodles challenge blog. We want you to use 2 KD images. Don't be shy, there's heaps of great images to choose from at Karens shop. I have used Santa Waving and Snowy Tree which is from Winter Scene Set.

Saturday 20 November 2010

Kitty Among Gifts

Yahoo... its just started raining,,, any excuse to not go outside! I fell in love with this image yesterday while hopping from site to site. So into my digi file it goes ..... unlike other digis I have purchased.. this one actually got printed and coloured within 10 minutes!!!!
I am entering into The Stamping Bazaar - sketch. Also The Beary Scrap Design challenge - anything goes.

Friday 19 November 2010

Gretchen - Cheerleader

Can you believe we are up to challenge 7 over at Digis with Attitude! challenge. This week is an easy week ... we want to see cards that have a sports theme happening! Lets see how many different sports cards we get entered!!!!

Lavender and Lace

Its challenge like these, that leave you running around trying to find the right paper!!! I am a proud paper hoarder.... but image my horror when I really couldn't find a Lavender colour amongst my DP!!!!! Anyway.. the challenge this week at Wags n Whiskers is a real pretty one... "Lavender and Lace". I used one of the newer fairy images... there are so many fairy's to choose from I just had to shut my eyes and point!!!!!
Enough rambling... head over and see what the extremely talented team has done, then have a go at creating a stunning piece of art and show the DT... it seems only fair!!!!!! LOL

Southern Girls Challenge

opps.... forgot to post my Dt card for SGC on Wed!!!!! well here it is.... Sorry SGC ladies!!!
The challenge at Southern Girls Challenges this week is to use your favourite colour/s. How easy is that? We have two amazing sponsors this fortnight, so head on over, check them out.. trust me... you will want to play along with this one to be in for a chance to win!!!

Thursday 18 November 2010

Count your blessings

Hi, glad to see you back again for another challenge at Shirleys 2 Girls. This week the theme is "Fall and Leaves".. I have used "Count your blessings" and have used Fall colours, also the paper I have used is some old SU paper that has leaves on it. Check out the wonderful DT over at S2G challenge blog and go enter!

Tuesday 16 November 2010

Countdown to Christmas

I love My Minds Eye paper!!! so colourful and goes great with this image Christmas Lamb from Sassy Cheryl.
This week at Sassy Cheryls challenge blog we want you to have the theme "Countdown to Christmas". Lets see all your wonderful creations over at the challenge blog!

Monday 15 November 2010

Bubble Gum box!!!!

What a great challenge we have this week at Karen Doodles challenge blog, we have "make a gift box" challenge. Once again I went hunting through all the great images at Karens shop and found this fun image called Polka Dot Bear. I then made a box, went to the supermarket and got a fist full of gob stopper bubble gums.... well actually it was the other way around... yep ... they caught my eye when I went there for bread!!!...sad thing is... they are awful!!!!! they turn into hard lumps in your mouth!!! YUK

Sunday 14 November 2010

Another play around

Hiho, here is another card I made today, in between doing a paper mache rock for Cameron's dance teacher (end of year dance concert), cleaning before in laws arrive (sorry Viv.. I did mean to visit you today), and generally stressing..... must be sending out vibes cause even poor Lou rang a couple days ago and asked what was wrong!!!!
Anyhoo.. I haven't played along with Michelle's for a while so here goes.....
Michelle Perkett challenge - anything as long as its a MP image
Allsorts - Sketch
Have a great week... I have pre schelduled all my posts this week, but any chance I get I will be popping in and seeing what you are all creating in cyberspace!

Xmas Hottie

I felt today, I needed to do something other than my DT cards. So I have done this sex kitten called Xmas Hottie from Kenny K selection for a challenge. My inlaws are arriving tomorrow.. so I am going to get my copic fix all day today, because I dont think I will be setting foot in my craft room for the next week or so... sob sob.
Challenge entered -
2 sisters challenge - christmas card
Bee Crafty - Christmas (must use digi image)

Friday 12 November 2010

Gretchen - Mechanic

Hi ho, it another Digis with Attitude! challenge. This week we want you to use sparkle, ribbon and 2 patterned paper. How easy is that. Jump on over to the blog and put your entries in!

Water Babe

Hiho, today at Wags n Whiskers challenge blog, is my turn to pick a challenge.. I would love it if you joined in and "use acetate or tissue" on your project. The DT have come up with wonderful examples, so pop on over and have a look. I have used Water Babe.

Debs Creations DT call

Hi there, Deb's Creations Will be holding a DT Call & the Details are as follows-: The Call will be commencing on the 1st of December & ending on the 31st of December 2010!


You will be required to be an active member of the Deb's Creations Ning Site- if you are unable to do this, then please don't apply:)

You are also required to have a Blog that is updated regularly & be prepared to promote Deb's Creations Online Shop.

Important & a big NO NO for the DT -: I don't mind that you are on other Design Teams but please do not use DT cards for Deb's Creations to apply for other DT positions. You are most welcome to enter your DT cards or LOs in any Challenges on other Challenge sites or Blogs. I also request that if you create a DT Card or LO, that you don't submit for Publication until 4 weeks after the Promo! Please also if you are on other DTs- do not create 1 card or LO to serve as a duel DT item as I have supplied your kit in good faith.

If you are interested, and want to be part of a world class DT then head over to Debs site for more infomation.

Thursday 11 November 2010

November Icons

Over at Shirleys 2 Girls this week the theme is pumpkins.. I have used "november icons" give thanks, and to tie in with the theme pumpkins, have given the swirls an orange colour!, go check out the amazing talented team over at S2G challenge blog and give it a go!

Wednesday 10 November 2010

The Emerald Faeries blog hop

Today is going to be heaps of Fun as we celebrate the Official Launch of Deb's Creations brand new Faeries Collection of rubber stamps- The Emerald Faeries Collection! We have some very special Hidden Candy on 4 of the DT & GDT Blogs- so be sure to Follow & leave a Comment to be in with a chance to win a sweet lil Emerald Faerie for yourself.

The Faeries are now available for purchase in the Deb's Creations Online Store.

So now you have seen my creation, your next stop is Julies blog .

Tuesday 9 November 2010

Joyful Joy Santa

I am loving all these great christmas images at the moment, and they all fit in so nicely over at Sassy Cheryls challenge blog. Our new challenge for the week is "Use tulle"
I used Sassy Cheryl image called Joyful Joy santa has many images to browse through at her shop that fits this theme perfectly... just like my funky scarecrows! Head over to the blog and see what the other sassy dt girls have done.

Reveal #4 - Ebony

Well here we are at the final reveal. Have you enjoyed it as much as me? Deb has named this final sweetheart Ebony. Imagine finding her in your garden! This is one of my daughters favourites, I don't know how she can pick a favourite out of the four images!!!
I hope you all come back and join Deb, me and the rest of the super talented design team tomorrow for our blog hop where there are prizes to be won along the way. And if you have time, do join us at Debs Creations ning group. The inspiration there is overwhelming. Plus remember.... you will be able to stop at the store and buy your Emerald Collection
See you all tomorrow

Monday 8 November 2010

It's all black and white baby!!!

Another challenge at Karen Doodles challenge blog, we want you to make a black and white card this week. My image I used this week is a set called Winter Scene Set from Karens shop . Add a lot of glitter and you have a easy Christmas card!, so join in and lets see what you create!

Reveal #3 - Larakins

Yep, up to third reveal, and I have a pair of ratbags to show you!
These two are such a fun image, would be great for any type of card. Deb has called these two characters Larakins. I think the name suits them perfectly. Time is drawing near when you can have these two ratbags too.. here is where you can get your hands on them on Wednesday 10th.
Now, if you want to see more inspiration jump around to all the other Design team ladies for Debs Creations to see their stunning cards... come back for final reveal tomorrow, then on Wednesday 10th our big blog hop, where there will be hidden prizes along the way.

Sunday 7 November 2010

SO proud of my girl!!!!

LOOOKKKK... my baby couldn't swim a year ago... and look what happens when you have an awesome swimming instructor!! Cam went to her first swimming comps last night cryed as soon as she seen how many people where there and tried to chicken out.... with encouragement from her coach, nuna and me she swam her first freestyle race,,, came second... SHOCK!!! then blitzed her backstroke and out of 40 swimmers had the quickest time AMAZEMENT!!!! then onto third race breathstroke and got another second... I am like a proud mother hen strutting around by now!!!!! I still have a grin from ear to ear.... so I had to share with my crafty bloggy friends!

Reveal #2 - Boo & Snookie

Yah hoo.... the second reveal is finally here... that was the longest 24 hours of my life... I so want to share them all with you... patience was never my strong point!

So this is Debs second magical image called Boo & Snookie. Aren't they so cute!, such a delight to colour and bring to life... don't forget you can buy this image right here on Wednesday 10th.
Once again, jump around to all the other Design team ladies for Debs Creations to see their wonderful cards... and guess what... another 24 hours before another reveal...tick tock.....

Saturday 6 November 2010

Reveal #1 - Ally

Whoop whoop.... Reveal day is finally here... for one lucky image that is!!!! Debs first cute little poppet is called Ally. She was is so fun to colour and I so love her gentleness, if you love her as much as I did when I first saw her then guess what... you can buy her right here on Wednesday 10th.
But for now jump around to all the other Design team ladies for Debs Creations to see their stunning cards... I have had a sneaky look and let me tell you.... you wont want to miss them!!!!!...

Wags n Whiskers

Very very quick post.... here is my card for new Wags n Whiskers challenge - sisters or friendship. I am late in getting this up as my internet is dropping off again all the time and I hardly have internet access!!! FRUSTRATING! Luckly I have a heap pre scheduled for the month...! Better go while its still working!

Friday 5 November 2010

Howdy - Cowgirl Gretchen

Over at Digis with Attitude! we have a western theme going on! All the Dt have used Cowgirl Gretchen and made a Giddy Up anything western card! Jump on over and see what the DT have made this week.

Thursday 4 November 2010

GDT for Shirleys 2 Girls - blog hop

Big news... I have been asked to be a guest designer for the month of November for Shirleys 2 Girls. Whoop whoop. They have fantastic images and go check out there poodle images!!!
Today is extra special because its the start of the blog hop that will last until the 7th. Nov. So I am extra thankful to be asked to join in!!!
So on with the blog hop.... you should have arrived from the talented Wendy.
Dont forget to leave a comment on what you are thankful for on my blog, then head over to the fantastic Georgia.
Just a heads up... there are hidden prizes along the way, so be sure not to skip anyone.... now off you hop...have fun!!!!

Wednesday 3 November 2010

Sneak Peek 3

Are getting as excited as I am to show you all the 4 cards from The Emerald Collection? Want to know more.... Here's what Deb has to say....

My company, Deb's Creations, wanted to bring to the stamping world a Collection that is both
different & Australian by nature- hence this amazing collection came into being:) My very talented Illustrator, Linda Catchlove, has brought these 4 beautiful little faeries to life through her passion of the Australian bushland & forests. Linda worked for the Walt Disney Studios here in Australia for 10 years before branching out to follow her dream & now has her own studio & is currently working on her own artwork to display in the Adelaide Art Gallery in South Australia.

Starting from this Saturday, all the DT & GDT that have been so busy working on cards using
these gorgeous Images will reveal their cards- 1 image per day through to next Tuesday. Then on Wednesday the 10th of November, the Full Launch of the Collection will take place via a blog Hop with prizes of hidden candy ect...fun...fun...fun:) The rubber stamps will be available for purchase as of next Wednesday in my Online Store & are Exclusive!!! woo hoo!

So.... if this sounds exciting to you, why not join me, Deb and the rest of the fantastic talented design team over at Debs Creations ning group, where you can chat with us and pick up great tips...

Tuesday 2 November 2010

Funky Scarecrows

Morning/afternoon.... depending on where you are in the world! Today over at Sassy Cheryls challenge blog, our new challenge for the week is"Fall colours - orange/brown/tan /yellow/red"
Sassy Cheryl has many images to browse through at her shop that fits this theme perfectly... just like my funky scarecrows! Head over to the blog and see what the other sassy dt girls have done.

shhhh another sneak peek

I cant wait to share these stunning images fully with you. Deb from Deb Creations now has my cards in her hot little hands... not long now until the big unveiling.... if you want to know more, head over to Deb's and see what she has to say...

Monday 1 November 2010

Give Thanks

This week at Karen Doodles challenge blog, we have "give thanks" challenge. Since over here in New Zealand, we don't do thanks giving, I decided to pick up this sweet thang from Karens shop and do a thank you card. Jump over and join in an easy challenge!

Something sneaky.......

Over at Deb Creations, something has been quietly brewing away...... Here is a sneak peek , and there is more to to come that will get your creative juices flowing!!!! Over the next few days myself and other DT members for Debs Creations will be showing sneak peeks.... until the big launch day. I for one fell in love with these yummy images... I know you will to!