Sunday 30 December 2012

Tara's Card

Hi Dahlings
Hope you are rested after the Christmas Holiday and are know getting ready for New Year .
I wish you all a very happy new year and a peaceful 2013.
This card i have put on is my Daughters Card Tara ,she had a break from crafting but is now back i am so pleased to say ,so i hope you leave her some lovely  comments to welcome her back to crafting
Tara has used La La Land Stamp Heart Balloon Marci .and Garden Bench .
Doohicky Dies 
Cherry Lynn English Tea Party 
Cherry Lynn Country Girl 
Spellbinders Grand Labels one 
Pro Markers and Copic pens .
I really hope you like this card as much as i do .

xxx Hugs xxx


Friday 28 December 2012

Royal Rose

Hi Dahlings
I done another one the same with the Amour Heart . but just changed the Heart .
xxx hugs xxx

Thursday 27 December 2012

Monday 24 December 2012

Give Away

Hi Dahlings
well i have two winners for the Memory Box Give Away
Drum Roll !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
June Smith
Well done ladies you did make me Laugh .
Just Email me your address and i will send them out to you .
Happy Christmas every one ,Enjoy
xxxx hugs xxx

Saturday 22 December 2012


Hi Dahlings
Well are we all done for Christmas ???? .
I seem to be, just a few more prezzies to wrap this afternoon then the ironing :( ,well enough of that i was playing with the new Heart felt Timeless Amour all though i,m not a heart person i quiet like this die .
the stamps i used are Hot of the Press ,Love ,Fern ,Roses .
Amour Heart from Heartfelt
Memory Box Fushia Sprig ,Party Petals .
I have used a few Hearts on the wooden Heart and got them to stand up on each other.
My Camra does not pick this up very well ,sorry

Thank you for popping by

xxx hugs xxx

Monday 17 December 2012

Memory Box Give Away

Hi Dahlings
I am giving away 2 lots of Memory Box Dies ,as a big Thank you for supporting and following me on my Blog .
You have been very Loyal .
I read every comment and i appreciate every one.
Next Year i Have planned some good Blog Hops and give away;s ,and a working on something very hush hush which will be made public end of Feb ,but you guys will be seeing it First ,and i'm sure you will love it !
 Enough of me going on Memory Box Dies i hear you Shout !!!!!!!!!!!!!
.DRUM ROLL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So All you have to do to win some Memory Box Dies is tell me your funniest Christmas story on.............
The run up to Christmas ,Past or Present ,
So Ladies and Gent,s to win it you have to be in it .
The Give away will Finish Saturday 22nd Dec at 6 o'clock p.m
Thank you once again

xxx hugs xxx

Friday 14 December 2012

Table Dec

Hi Dahlings
How you all doing with the run up to Christmas ???
Busy Busy Busy ,yes it's hard work but worth it ( ummm )
A table Dec i done as promised , i do one every year !!!!!
I done this one on a mirror Base because when it is lit it looks awesome .

I will be having a give away next week as a big thank you for following my Blog so watch out for this Monday ,
it's my way of saying a Big Thank You and a Merry Christmas .you Have all been Great every one of you .
Thank You for popping by

xxx Hugs xxx

Tuesday 11 December 2012

Oh Christmas Tree

Hi Dahlings
well only 14 days left ,but i do love the big build up .
I have done my tree like i have never done before ,all the Baubles are Glass the photo does not do it any Favors ,as for the fire place i made all the dec.s and just brought a white Poinesstia and cut it up so i could put them where i wonted .
Back to crafting now doing a table centre piece so will post photo soon
Happy Crafting
Thank you for popping by
xxx hugs xxx

Friday 7 December 2012


Hi Dahlings

Yes i'm still cold Brrrrr not liking it at all but it 's getting nearer to Christmas so i made a couple of Dec's
I brought a couple of Wood like  hearts, for the first one i used
Memory Box Poinsettia 
Scallop flower Posie ( To make the pine cones )
Memory Box Meadow Leaf
Memory Box Leeping Deer 
Cherry Lynn Mega Holly Flourish
I cooked some orange ,chillis and apple and added them as well 
For the Second one 
Memory Box Poinsettia 
Memory Box Scallop Posie 
Memory Box Perched Bird 
Cherry Lynn Mega Holly Flourish 
Tulle for the Bow to finish of
Thank you for popping by
Have a good week end
Happy Crafting

xxx hugs xxx

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Blast From The Past

Hi Dahlings
Brrrrrrr its so cold i don't do cold Brrrrr.
So i thought i would do a none winter card .
I do hope you can see the verse it's a Blast from the Past for Oyster Stamps it's one of there Stamps that they designed 10/15 years back when they made stamps it says
Flowers will Die
The Sun Will Set
But You Are A Friend
I Will Never Forget .

How lovely is that ,when the card is standing up you can see it through the Lattice window ,the photo  doe's not pick it up well .
I Used
Spellbinders Floral Ovals 
Spellbinders Classic Ovals Large 
Spellbinders Fancy Lattice 
Heartfelt Creations Delicate Asters 
Memory Box Delicate Fern 
Martha Stewert Branch Punch
Cherry Lynn Canival 
Ribbon and Gems .

xxx Hugs xxx

Tuesday 4 December 2012

Pick of The Week Spellbinders

Hi Dahlings
Thought i would share with you.
Where !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Spellbinders from £11.50
Grand Dies from £25.00
D-Lites £8.00 .
Go to website Press F5 for latest offers
Happy Crafting

xxx Hugs xxx

Sunday 2 December 2012


Hi Dahlings
I have been playing with the New Savvy Dies there are alot of dies in this range but for this card i used just two .
Poinsettia from Savvy 
Branch & pinecone.
Memory Box Stamp Peace Love and Joy 
Memory Box Perched Bird 
These Dies really cut out well and just Fall out of the Die i was very impressed with them ,
Going to be working with a few more of these Dies .
Thank you for popping by
xxx hugs xxx

Thursday 29 November 2012

Looking Through the Window

Hi Dahlings
Wow that is getting colder by the day Brrrrrr !!!!
I did have done a few Window Scene's before but this one i thought is so apt for Christmas
I Have used
Memory Box Grand Maddison Window .
Memory Box Petal Party 
Memory Box Holly Vine 
Memory Box Woodland Christmas Tree Stamp.
Memory Box Sitting Cat 
Memory Box Meadow Leaf 
Impression Obesession Build a Wreath 
Cuttlebug Brick embossing folder .
With the Flower's and Holly i used glossy Accent's and when wet i put Glamour Dust over it to give it that Christmas look .
Thank you for popping in
xxx hugs xxx

Tuesday 27 November 2012

The Night before Christmas

Hi Dahlings

Going back some years ago every Christmas Eve i would read to Tara The Night Before Christmas ,so i done this little card for her using the Night Before Christmas Stamps from Clarity Stamps .
I used the Accordion from Sizzix but i didnt join mine up this time .
I used silver embossing power from Wow, and coloured in with Pro Markers
The Leaves were done with Martha Stewert Punch Branch and also used,
Impression Obsession Build a Wreath 
Cherry Lynn Snowflakes with Stickles Dry Fine Glitter .
Thank you for popping by

xxx hugs xxx

Sunday 25 November 2012

Santa is comming

Hi Dahlings
Been Christmas shopping ,and looking for a new dinning table ,meet friends for a lovely pub lunch ,then came home Dave asleep watching a film ummmmmmm blisss, so this is what i have come up with .
La La Land Christmas Tree
Dee's Distinctively Small Cottage 
Cottage Cutz Elagant Sleigh 
Memory Box Leeping Deer 
Spellbinders M-Bossabilities folder Winter Wonders 
Cuttlebug Folder Swiss Dots .
Thank you for popping in
xxx hugs xxx

Saturday 24 November 2012

La La Land

Hi Dahlings
Just been shopping with my Beauty of a Daughter ,we  popped into a few craft shops on the way ,well you have to .you no what is like spent £110 on Magnolia bits for her ,Dies Flowers ,ribbons i always do her a craft Basket up full of goodies for Christmas for her .
Any way been playing with some new Dies called La La Land ummmmmmmmm  so nice to use ,I have used the Christmas Tree but i have to say i think this tree could be used all year .
Spellbinders Lables Twenty -eight.
Spellbinders M-Bossabilities Winter Wonders .
Cuttlebug folder Swiss Dots  
Stampendous stamp Merriest Wish  
Memory Box Leaping Deer .

Thank you for popping in
Have a good week end .
xxx hugs xxx

Thursday 22 November 2012


Hi Dahlings
i thought i would show you this tag out of chip board
This is my go at doing abit of grunge !!!!!!!!! ha ha ha .
Barbra who loves to alter and ink will be so surprised with this ,i have done this for her birthday so i just hope she does not pop in today.
I have used Sizzix die Tattered Poinsetta
I have  used Mica Powders on the Poinsetta.
and i used my lovely tool the Rhinestone Applicator from Easypeasy crafts .
Cherry Lynn word's Happy /Birthday .
I hope Barbra like's it ,well it is my first go this .
Thank you for popping in

xxx hugs xxx

Tuesday 20 November 2012


Hi Dahlings
well i hope this works 
Neet from Hickydorums has been blogging for a few years now ,Neet also demo's for us at Leigh ,Lincoln, and where ever she can.
Neet  is one clever lady when it comes to crafting ,she can make something out of an old tea towel and it will look fab .
I have learnt quite a few things from this lovely lady .
Enough sucking up to her now ha ha ha ,any way she posts on her blog every wednesday WOYWW so here is mine !!!!!! abit messy ,
just hope i can link up to Neet 

Thursday 15 November 2012

Cup Cake Box

Hi Dahlings
i'm just getting over a hard 4 days demoing at the N.E C  but loved every minute of it , i have never seen it so busy ,met some lovely ladies and lots of our regulars which was lovely to see you all again .
A lovely Lady called sue brought us some wonderful home made cakes in a lovely box which i fell in love with ,so when i got home i did copy her box
The top is done with a new tool i brought up the N.E.C Kand's Rhinestone Applicator ,
Apply Hot -Fix Crystals.Pearls etc .... From Lorraine at Easy Peasy Crafts .
You no how i love abit of Bling well this tool is just Perfect .i will be Blining every thing now from Leather ,Cermaic's  ,Cards Boxes ,Clothes the list is endless ,and also a bargin at £26.99 with so many Crystals a perfect Christmas Gift to !!!! This tool is a must for every crafter .
Spellbinders Fancy Lattice 
Spellbinders Poinsetta 
Dee's Sprig 
on side of the box i used 
Memory Box Latchette Border
Thank you for popping by

xxx hugs xxx

Tuesday 6 November 2012

Saturday 3 November 2012

Back to Christmas

Hi Dahlings
Well Can you belive it only 7 weeks until Christmas I am busy making Christmas Card for my friends and Family ,so i thought i would share this one with you .
I have used Spellbinders  2012 Heirloom Ornament.
on the inside i put double sided adhesive sheet then put PinFlair Ice Diamond .
Spellbinders M-Bossabilties Winter Wonders .
Memory Box Blooming Poinsettia.
Ribbon made with Becca's Bow Maker 
And gems .
Thank you for popping by

xxx hugs xxx

Wednesday 31 October 2012


Hi Dahlings
Such a sad day today i had a very sad phone call call from a very dear friend saying that his mum had passed away today ,so i have made this simple card with a very heavy heart for him .
Graham and Tracey Martine and all the staff at Oyster Stamps are thinking of Paul at this very sad time .

xxx hugs xxx

Sunday 28 October 2012


Hi Dahlings 
I Just love these Asters no matter what you do with them they always look fab just thought oh i have to do a card to be sent to Austrilia  tomorrow .it.s for my Dad's friend Angie who he stays with when he goes out there .
I used the embossing folder Tied Together
Thank you for popping in 
Happy Crafting 

xxx hugs xxx

Tuesday 23 October 2012

Cuttle Bug

Hi Dahlings
I have just done this Card on the Cuttle Bug alot of Crafters have said they cannot cut these Die's out on the Bug ,well i have i did use a metal plate which give's it that extra hug .i must say i did enjoy working with my Bug again ,i did have to blow the cobb webbs of it ha ha ha .
For this card i used .
Spellbinders Expandable Pattern Botanical Swirls 
Spellbinders Labels Twenty Eight 
Memory Box Poinsetta 
Cherry Lynn Canival.
Thank ou for popping by
xxx hugs xxx

Saturday 20 October 2012

Judy's Blooms

Hi Dahlings
For this little card i have used
Cherry Lynn French Lattice Small Frame 
Cherry Lynn Floral  Dies Judy's Blooms  and just inked the edges .
Cherry Lynn Friends  Words 
Cherry Lynn Canival for the edges 
I have put liquid pearls on the lattice
Ribbon done with the Becca Bow Maker .
Gems from my stash .
Hope you like it as i do love doing the flowers.
Thank you for popping in and leaving a comment .
Happy Crafting
xxx hugs xxx

Wednesday 17 October 2012

In The Pink

Hi Dahlings
Thought i would post this just before i leave for the Lincoln Paper Craft Show With Sincerley Yours
I hope you like it abit different for me .
I have used Cherry Lynn Victorian Flourish 
Cherry Lynn Fairy Pixie
Cherry Lynn Build a Flower one 
Cherry Lynn Art deco corner B
Marianne Designables no DS0907
Memory Box Delicate Fern 
Thank you for popping by

xxx Hugs xxx

Saturday 13 October 2012

Tuesday 9 October 2012


Hi Dahlings
I have been using the Hougie Board making crackers one for Christmas and a Wedding Box and Cracker ,
the wedding crackers all all the rage in America ,and to be honest i quiet like the idea ,a might have to do when Tara gets married ,i did say when !!!!!.One can dream .!!!!
Wedding cracker and box i used Spellbinders Floral Ovals over a stamped image of a bride and groom .
Bow made with the Becca's Bow Maker .
Gems from my stash
Wedding Cracker
Memory Box Poinsetta but because i have done it in Mirri it looks like different
Memory Box Delicate Vine
ribbon and gems from my stash
The Christmas Cracker
Memory Box Poinsetta
Dee's Distinctively Pine Branch..

Hope you like them

Thank you for popping in
 xxx hugs xxx

Thursday 4 October 2012

Friday 28 September 2012

it's Christmas

Hi Dahligs
Getting into the Christmas Card's now and i done all the colouring in my self instead of asking my daughter Tara.
I used Promarkers and i really had fun doing it ,but i did pick up a few tips from Jacqui Dennis when she done a work shop at Oyster Stamps .
I'm loving these new Dies from Dee's Distinctively alot now.
 They cut out super .the rolls royce of cutters .
For this card i used Dee's Distinctively Small and Large Snow Covered Stacker Tree .
Spellbinders Layered Poinsettia .
Spellbinders Scalloped Lable's One 
Aleenes True Snow.
Glamour Dust .
Whimsey Stamp .
Cuttlebug embossing folder Swiss Dots .
Well i hope you like this card .
Thank you for popping in and leaving a comment it mean's alot to me.

xxxx hugs xxxx

Tuesday 25 September 2012

The Winner is ..............

We are pleased  to announce the winner of our mini Blog is .................
Are you ready ....................
Drum Roll !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pop over to Barbra 's Blog  there is an email address to collect your prize .
Thank you all for joining in we will be doing another one soon ,just watch this space .
xxx  hugs xxxx

Sunday 23 September 2012

Love these Asters

Hi Dahlings
Well look's like winter is creeping in so i thought i would do a card with these lovely Aster's again ,i just cant leave them alone at the moment .
Make's me think it is still summer .
I used the Grand Decorative Ovals One 
Heartfelt Delicate Asters 
Dee's Distinctively Pine Sprigs 
Stampendous Verse Heart Friends 
Gem's from my stash .
Thank you for popping in and for all your comments .

Winner of Blog on here Tuesday at 8.00 A.M

Friday 21 September 2012


Hi Dahlings
Thank you all  so much for following our Mini Blog Hop we had so much fun doing it the winner will be on our Blog's Tuesday morning at 8.00 A.M .you still have time to comment and join each Blog, so if you wont to win a new Spellbinder you no what to do !!!!!!!!!!

For this card i have used the new Gems that will be on Oyster Stamps website next week ,
As you all no i love abit of Bling so i just had to use them ,i think they are just Fab .
I also used the new Delicate Asters from Heartfelt 
I have used the Dry Glitter Rock Candy on them (lush)
Dee's Distinctively Pine Sprigs 
Stampendous Stamp Dream Forever .

Ribbon made with Becca's Bow Maker .
Thank you for popping in .
I do read all your lovely comments .
Have a great week end .


xxx hugs xxx

Monday 17 September 2012


Hi Dahlings
Day two of the blog hop
I hope you have enjoyed what Barbra has done .if you have come to me first you can still pop back to Barbra and join and leave a comment .
We Have used the new A2 Fancy Weave from Spellbinders 
For the corners i used the Spellbinders Enhanceabilities pop ups Hearts and Flowers

Memory box Delicate Fern and Memory box Party Petals Dusted with Ranger Stickles Dry Fine Glitter .
For The Box i used the A2 Fancy Weave and Venetian Accents from  Spellbinders  top and bottom and the Mask in the top Corner ,the verse is a Pin Flair Peel off and gems and ribbon from my stash .
The Last Card still using the A2 Fancy Weave from Spellbinders ,Cherry Lynn Border Carvinal  and new in Delicate Asters from Heartfelt Creations with Pine Sprig from Dee's Distinctively .
Idusted the Asters with Ranger Sticky Embossing Powder then put on Pinflair Ice Diamond .
I hope you enjoy this blog hop as much as Barbra and myself have doing it .
Just Join each Blog if you are new and leave a comment on both Blogs then all the name's will go into a hat and the luckey winner will win the new A2 Fancy Weave .
The Winner be on both Blogs Tuesday 25th @8.00 A.M
Good Luck Ladies
 And thank you for popping in
xxx Hugs xxx