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Wednesday, 22 February 2017

WOYWW 403

Hello again, apologies for missing the last two weeks the time just ran away from me and it was Friday before I realised. No desk to show you this week as it's covered with projects I can't share just yet so I decided to show you our new four legged friend Sam.


Sam is from the Dogs Trust and we collected him last Tuesday. He is about a year old and is a Patterdale with a Rhodesian ridgeback, thankfully he has terrier legs so isn't quiet as big as you might think.

I will visit as many as I can this week and look forward to seeing your creative spaces. If you are wondering what this is all about please visit the lovely Julia's blog where all is explained.

Friday, 10 February 2017

Some exciting news....

Hello again, I know I missed my Wednesday post how fast is the week going!!! Anyway I have some very exciting news today I am delighted to join the Design Team at Create and Inspire yay :D

This is a monthly blog where the design team showcase their stunning creations and hope to see you join them in showing your beautiful makes. 

This month we are sponsored by the fabulous OddBall Art and our theme which considering it's February couldn't be anything else is to use hearts. 


I have used Dancing Girl for my make this time. She is coloured using my Spectrum Noir and Promarkers. I used the Modern Lace digikit from my Craft Artist and a gold coloured blank from Anna Marie Designs, I do love their cards and envelopes.

I will be entering the card in the following challenges:

Crafting From The Heart ATG
TTCRD ATG
Passion for Promarkers Use Hearts 
Crafty Sentiments ATG
Tuesday Throwdown Use Hearts 
Crafting with Friends ATG 
Craft Catz ATG
Crafts Galore ATG 

Thank you for stopping by and if you have time to leave a comment it would be greatly appreciated.

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

WOYWW 400

Hello again another Wednesday has arrived which is a little scary!! 

Thank you all so much for the kind comments about our beautiful dog. We had to take the sad decision to send him to sleep on Friday. It was very hard but the right thing to do for him. Gone but never forgotten. 

On a different note I have a desk to sow you this week. If you are new to all this and wondering why I am sharing my desk please go to Julia's blog where all is explained, it's always interesting and fun to see what other crafters are up to. 

So on my desk I have a card which needs to be posted made with Kanban and HunkyDory goodies.
My Spectrum Noir pencils and stumps, there is some solution for the stumps but it's not visible on this picture. I am practising using a freebie from the fabulous Sheepski Designs.

The packet is a combo of an embossing folder and stamp set I picked up in The Range while out with my friend. Had a play with it last night and will be good for very quick easy cards that are cheap to post!!

The lady birds are part of a project I am working on but can't share just yet.

I had intended to post the creations below previously but things kind of happened so sharing them now.

I made this zig zag  card for a neighbours birthday card. I made the flowers with some scrap paper and my punches. I used some gems in the middle for some sparkle and to finish them off.


When the card is made with lots of flowers like this it doesn't fit in in an envelope so I used some left over flowers to decorate a plain paper gift bag. I used some new ribbon to finish it off. 
This is the same bag laid down so you can see it a little closer. 

I coloured this using my Spectrum Noir and Promarker pens, this is my second colouring for a while but I can't share the first one with you yet!! I used a heart punch for the edge, a little piece of white ribbon which I coloured, I love being able to do this and added some flowers at the bottom.

 My Mum asked for a bracelet that showed friendship so I made this using some Lapis Lazuli beads, spacer beads and blue satin cord.

I am entering these creations in the following challenges:

DigiStamps 4 Joy ATG
I love Promarkers ATG
Crafting from the Heart ATG
Whoopsi Daisy Something New 
Cardz for Guys Something with a C
Crafty Sentiments Lace/Ribbon
TTCRD ATG
Fab n Funky Use ribbon
Cute Card Thursday Something Fun
Crafty Catz ATG
Art by Miran ATG
Pink Gem Challenges Hearts or flowers
Crafts and Me New Stash
Crafting by Design ATG
Crafts Galore ATG

Thank you for stopping by, if you have the time to leave a comment it would be most appreciated.