Saturday, 28 May 2016

You are my sunshine...xxx

Good morning lovely friends.

Happy Saturday and I hope you all have a fabulous Bank Holiday Weekend

We have a new challenge starting today at
and it is
The Weather
Isn't that a perfect challenge for a British Bank Holiday Weekend!

The prize for the lucky winner is 
2 Individual Digi images OR 2 Card Topper Kits OR one of each
(no sets or sentiment sets) 
of the winners choice from 
For my card I made a little scene using the gorgeous Digi's

Oh how I love making a scene o-;

I coloured the picture with Copics and added a simple sentiment and a die cut frame.

...and here we are, now, did someone mention sunshine?...
Ingredients
Make it Colour Blending Card by Elaine Hughes (Marker Geek)
Copic Markers
Pink Paislee Hello Sunshine Stamp and Die Set
Archival Ink Pad
Die-namics Stitched Rectangle Border Die
Polka dot paper from my stash
Collall All Purpose Glue
Inks Used
Copics - 
Bella's Fur E11, E21, E51, R20, R00
Li'l Mouse (awwww) C05, C03, C01, R00
Clothes B14, B12, B00, Y08, Y06, Y11
Flowers and Foliage YG03, YG17, G99, R85, R83, R81, Copic Spica in Pink
Fence E44, E43, E42
Sky B93, B91, BG70
Archival Ink pad in Watering Can - Sentiment
Thank you for visiting...

Happy Crafting...

and remember to pop straight to

to look at the lovely DT Creations there.
from Sue...xxx

Please leave me a comment if you pop by, I am always very happy to see them and do enjoy reading them all. 


Thursday, 26 May 2016

One, two, three

Good morning everyone, 
Happy Thursday.

Well, what a fabulous time I had yesterday with lovely Faye - honestly if any of you get the chance to go to one of her Copic workshops you seriously should - Faye is a fab teacher and such thoroughly good fun!

Anyways - exciting times for me today because I can finally place this super duper badge on my blog!
How cool is that?  I am so proud of this.

Big thank you to Faye for being such a wonderful and patient teacher.

We have a new challenge starting to day at 
and it is
1, 2, 3
(Which means you can use 1of something, two of something, three of something - you get the idea)!

Our Sponsor this time is 
Paper Nest Dolls
with a generous 
$10 voucher
For my card I have used 3 embellishments, 2 papers and 1 image.

This image is a gorgeous stamp Marci With Flower by La La Land.

I coloured her with Copics and set her on an embossed circle on two First Edition Papers.

I made the sentiment on the computer and added three tiny embellishments.

...and here we are, as easy as 3, 2, 1!...
Ingredients
Copic Markers
Make it Colour Blending Card by Elaine Hughes (Marker Geek)
Papers by First Edition from the New Blooms Collection
Spellbinders Border Die
Crafts Too flower embossing folder 
Flower and pearl embellishments from my trinket box
Sentiment made on computer with Noteworthy font
Collall All Purpose Glue
Inks Used
Memento Ink pad in Tuxedo Black
Copics - 
Skin R11, R00, R20, E50
Hair E99, E97, E95, E93
Clothes B69, B66, B63, RV66, RV63, RV52, W5, W4, W3
Thank you for visiting...
Happy Crafting...

...and remember to pop straight to 
to look at the other lovely DT Creations and join in the fun.

from Sue...xxx

Please leave a comment if you pop by, I really appreciate them and do enjoy reading them all...xxx






One, two, three

Good morning everyone, 
Happy Thursday.

Well, what a fabulous time I had yesterday with lovely Faye - honestly if any of you get the chance to go to one of her Copic workshops you seriously should - Faye is a fab teacher and such thoroughly good fun!

Anyways - exciting times for me today because I can finally place this super duper badge on my blog!
How cool is that?  I am so proud of this.

Big thank you to Faye for being such a wonderful and patient teacher.

We have a new challenge starting to day at 
and it is
1, 2, 3
(Which means you can use 1of something, two of something, three of something - you get the idea)!

Our Sponsor this time is 
Paper Nest Dolls
with a generous 
$10 voucher
For my card I have used 3 embellishments, 2 papers and 1 image.

This image is a gorgeous stamp Marci With Flower by La La Land.

I coloured her with Copics and set her on an embossed circle on two First Edition Papers.

I made the sentiment on the computer and added three tiny embellishments.

...and here we are, as easy as 3, 2, 1!...
Ingredients
Copic Markers
Make it Colour Blending Card by Elaine Hughes (Marker Geek)
Papers by First Edition from the New Blooms Collection
Spellbinders Border Die
Crafts Too flower embossing folder 
Flower and pearl embellishments from my trinket box
Sentiment made on computer with Noteworthy font
Collall All Purpose Glue
Inks Used
Memento Ink pad in Tuxedo Black
Copics - 
Skin R11, R00, R20, E50
Hair E99, E97, E95, E93
Clothes B69, B66, B63, RV66, RV63, RV52, W5, W4, W3
Thank you for visiting...
Happy Crafting...

...and remember to pop straight to 
to look at the other lovely DT Creations and join in the fun.

from Sue...xxx

Please leave a comment if you pop by, I really appreciate them and do enjoy reading them all...xxx






Wednesday, 25 May 2016

K is for kissing so pucker up peeps...

Good morning lovely friends,
Happy Wednesday.

As you read this I will be on the train on my way to Derby to spend a wonderful Wednesday
colouring with lovely Faye from Stampin Fluffnstuff - my idea of heaven!

We have a new challenge starting today at 
ABC Christmas Challenge

Our sponsor this time is 
Wild Orchid Crafts
with a very generous
£10 gift voucher

I am the host for this challenge which is exciting - can't believe I've been let loose with such a fun challenge - kissing eh woohoo!
For my card I chose the beautiful Make it Crafty digital stamp

I very slightly cropped the image and placed it in the corner of the card.  I coloured this lovely digi with some of my favourite Copic combo's and added a simple sentiment and bit of doodling.

and here they are...Penny and Scott Kissing... luuuurvely!
I would like to enter this card for the following challenges - 
Winter Wonderland - Non-Traditional Christmas Colours

Ingredients
Make it Colour Blending card by Elaine Hughes (Marker Geek)
Copic Markers
Copic Multi Liner
Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Crazy Talk Sentiment
Inks Used
Copics
Penny's Hair - E33, E35, E37, E39
Scott's Hair Y21, E31, E33
Penny's Skin E21, R20, E00, E000
Scott's Skin E04, E11, E00, E000
Penny's Clothes YR09, YR04, Y38, Y35, RV66, RV55, RV52, C1, C3, C5 and blender pen
Scott's Clothes W7, W5, W3, W1, YG95, YG91, YG01, YR09, YR04, Y38, Y35
Archival Ink on Watering Can - Sentiment
Thank you for visiting...

Happy Crafting...

and remember to pop straight to ABC Christmas Challenge to look at the lovely DT Creations there and join in the fun!

from Sue...xxx


Please leave me a comment if you pop by, I am always very happy to see them and do enjoy reading them all. 



Sunday, 8 May 2016

I see no ships...

Good morning lovely friends
Happy Sunday

Well, I'm not getting too excited and I don't want to tempt fate but we have some lovely weather here!  Just perfect for sailing (-;
We have a super Facebook challenge at Lili of the Valley
 and it is to use a delightful sketch by our very talented 
All the details of the challenge included the wonderful prizes can be found

It would be lovely to see as many of you as possible at this super fun challenge and to hopefully inspire you to join in I have used the gorgeous Lili of the Valley stamp - 

I have coloured this little chap with Copics on Kraft (Swoonerooney - I love colouring on Kraft)!

I have used papers from Carta Bella's 'Ahoy There' collection (another fave - someone pass the smelling salts)! to follow Jen's sketch.

Finally I have added some Baker's twine (tied in a reef knot) and some enamel dots.

and here we are... cute ain't he... (and just perfect with Father's day being only round the corner)...
I would like to enter this card for the following challenges - 

Stamping Sensations - May Challenge Anything Goes

Ingredients
Lili of the Valley rubber stamp - Sailing Boat
Memento Ink pad 
Desert Storm Card by Crafter's Companion
Papers from the Ahoy There Collection by Carta Bella
Die-namics Wavy Edge Die
Clearly Besotted Wave Edge Die
Baker's Twine and Enamel Dots from my trinket box.
Collall All Purpose Glue
Inks Used
Memento Ink Pad in Tuxedo Black
Copics - 
Skin E13, E11, E51, E30, E000
Hair E23, E25, E27
Clothes B99, B97, B95, B93, R29, R27, R24, R14, W4, W5, W7, W9
Sail Boat YR27, YR24, YR21, Blues as above, C0, C1, C3
Ground E42, E43, E44
Thank you for visiting
Happy Crafting!

From Sue...xxx

Remember to pop straight to Lili of the Valley and have a look at all the loveliness there.

You can also follow Lili of the Valley on Facebook and Pinterest and Instagram, and the wonderful Ideas to Inspire Blog is now back too, you can see it
HERE

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Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Love is in the air...

Good morning lovely friends,

We have a new challenge starting today at
and it is
'Love is in the air'



This is such a super prize bundle for the lucky winner.

Firstly though I need to tell you all that this is my last DT card for 

It has been a difficult decision to step down from this wonderful and talented DT.

Shirley and Veronica are extremely kind and supportive - I have loved my time here working with Veronica's gorgeous images.  I wish all the ladies the very best of luck for everything they do in the future.

Anyways - on to today's card or I shall be blubbing!
I have used the beautiful digital stamp - The Bride from The Paper Shelter.

I coloured her with Copics and set her on a piece of card decorated with hearts using a stencil and Distress Crayons and a sentiment.

I closed my eyes and doodled around the edge of the card(!)

Finally I added a piece of design paper from 

...and here we are, The Bride, don't you just love the expression on her face...
I would like to enter this card for the following challenges - 

Cute Card Thursday - Secrets - A Hidden Something (If I tell you what it is it won't be a secret anymore - but - it is the little heart hidden in the doodled border)

Ingredients
digital stamp - The Bride from The Paper Shelter.
Copic Markers
Make It Colour Blending Card by Elaine Hughes (Marker geek)
Layering Stencil by Tim Holtz
Tim Holtz Distress Crayons
Stampers Anonymous sentiment from Crazy Talk set
Archival Ink Pad
Copic Multi Liner
Paper from Lili of the Valley (Antebellum - Retired)
Collall All Purpose Glue
Inks Used
Archival Ink in Watering Can - Sentiment
Copics - 
Skin R11, R00, E50
Hair Y21, E35, E37
Gown YG95, YG93, E51, Diamond Stickles
Flowers and foliage from above colours plus some Copic Spica 
Background - Antique Linen and Picked Raspberry Distress Crayons
Doodles - Copic 0.1 Multi Liner
Thank you for visiting...
Happy Crafting...
and remember to pop straight to 
The Paper Shelter
to look at the other lovely DT Creations and join in with the fun.

from Sue...xxx

Please leave a comment if you pop by, I really appreciate them and do enjoy reading them all...xxx





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