Saturday 21 December 2013

Thank you

Hi Dahlings
Thank you All for your Support and Comments through out the past year you have been Amazing I hope you have wonderful Christmas and a peaceful 2014.
I will be back in the New Year with new Products from Memory Box .Cherry Lynn and some fab new Stencils ,have a great Holiday
Big Hugs my friends xxxx

Saturday 14 December 2013

11 more Sleeps

Hi Dahlings
It seems that there are a lot of my Blog Friends are not well (Eileen ,Shelia ) to name a few ,hope you feel better soon .
Well I'm of to Germany early hours of the morning for the Christmas Markets I'm sooooooo excited ,bags are packed money in my purse and of course Dave ,well some one has to carry the shopping hee hee
Think this will be the last Christmas card this year as time is running out .
Grand Merry Christmas Memory Box
SB Layered Poinsettia
Joy Crafts Corner 6002/0262
Anna Griffin Flourish Medallion
Frontage Shabby Silver .
Enjoy your weekend
Big Hugs xxxx

Wednesday 11 December 2013

Don't Laugh

Hi Dahlings
Yes another one ,it sure is a great board and it tells you how you can go bigger unlike the other ones ,if you won't one stock is getting low ,because they say no more stock coming over till after Christmas .
This size is 4x4 big enough for an apture in and on the side Small Blooming Poinsettia by Memory Box
Martha Stewart Branch Punch .
Thanks for popping by
Big Hugs xxxxx

Tuesday 10 December 2013

Boxes for every thing

Well at long last the last of the We R Memory Keepers Boards are in ,after a very busy day and still a few more busy days we will clear all the orders .
But I had a quick play with mine tonight :)))))
Most of my Family and Friends will have there prezzies in a box ha ha ha
Thank you for popping by today
Big Hugs xxxx

Sunday 8 December 2013


Hi Dahlings
Welcome every one ,hope the Christmas preparations are going well ,
I have had a week off and it flew bye have done loads of Shopping and still not finished ,but then I think us women never do until Christmas Eve when the shops are shut ,then we relax for a few hours until the big day .
Well never mind me going on here is a card made with the Taylored Expressions Die the Birch Tree ,I used Pan Pastels for the back ground .
Heartfelt Spruce Tree Stamp
Memory Box Large Deer
Thank you for popping by today
Big Hugs xxxx

Thursday 5 December 2013

Christmas count down

Hi Dahlings
Well what a week of ,thought I would have a rest after the Retreat but no ,Christmas Shopping Housework ,putting Decs up ,Vets with the Cat and more shopping Friday with my Daughter ,that will wear me out !!!!!! .
I did have time to do another card ,I love this Die so much it's a quick and easy card to do ,I have done 12 of these now ,so every one will be getting one ha ha ha ,but I have done different coloured Poinsettia s
Memory Box Grand Merry Christmas
S.B Layered Poinsettia
Impression Obsession Leafy Branch
Martha Stewart Branch Punch .
The Poinsettia coloured in with Pan Pastels .
Enjoy the rest of your week
Big Hugs xxx

Monday 2 December 2013

Oyster Stamps 2nd Retreat at Forest Pines at Brigg

Well all back safe and sound from our 2nd Retreat at Brigg .
What a lovely fun full packed crafty weekend .
The hotel was great the ladies were great we had so much fun 3 projects a day ,late nite Demos ,lock ins as we call them ha ha ha extra demos late afternoon 4 shops so the ladies can shop day and night at there leisure .
Well shattered . Com but I had so much fun as well have a look at some of the photos .

Sunday 24 November 2013


Hi Dahlings
Welcome new followers lovely of you to join my crafty little world .
Well one Retreat to go next week at the Forest Pines nr Brigg ,then of for a week to do Xmas shop and make some Christmas cards for the family ,i have had a very busy year and am feeling a little tired now ,but as much as I'm tired i have enjoyed all the shows and workshop,sand retreats that Oysters have done .
For this Lantern i must say i got the idea from Sue her blog is Playing with Paper .so worth a look  .
Sue very kindly gave me a lantern just like this with Cadbury Buttons in ,
This is my take on it hope i have done her justice
I used S.B  Fancy Lattice 
S.B Poinsettia 
Memory Box Small Blooming Poinsettia
Memory Box Frosyville Boarder
Thank you for popping by today
Take care and stay warm
Big Hugs xxxx

Sunday 17 November 2013

Boxes and Bags

Hi Dahlings
Welcome new followers glad you could join me in my crafty little world .
Today I have been playing with We Are Memory Keepers Boards .
Candy Box
Gift Bag
Pillow Box
The 3 tier box is decorated with Cherry Lynn Sophia's Border Shasta Daisy Little Flower Set
The Poinsettia s are all coloured in using pan Pastels
Thank you for popping by today
Big hugs xxx

Thursday 14 November 2013


Hi Dahlings
Welcome new followers lovely to have you on board with me .
Well after a very busy NEC ,i have done two cards with some stamps i brought at the NEC ,they were from
Inkylicious ,well i must say this is so out of my box but with my lessons on Pan Pastels and inks i thought i would give this a try .
The stamps i used are Twiggy Branch
Winter Beauty 
Bare Trees 
i have really enjoyed doing these two cards and i think a bit more stamping for me .
I hope you like these and i hope they are good enough for all you stampers out there !!!!!!!!!!!
Take Care
Big Hugs xxxx

Sunday 3 November 2013

Dear Nan

Hi Dahlings
Hope you are all well and keeping warm ,
I am getting ready for the NEC ,this is one of my favourite shows its very hard work but I love it meeting new and regular crafters ,so I hope to see some of you there .
For this card I used spellbinders curved borders ,Twisted Metal Tags and Accents ,Labels 4 ,cherry Lynn Fanciful Flourish ,Cherry Lynn Gardina flower
Have a good week
Thank you for popping by today
Big Hugs

Wednesday 30 October 2013

Ice Resin

Hi Dahlings
Welcome new followers I do hope you will enjoy the journey with me in my little crafty world .
Well I have been playing with Ice Resin ,must say I'm a bit of a fan now .
I have dropped guilding flakes in ,stamped with guilding flakes ,and even made a ring ,yes I no it's a bit OTT but I do love Bling ha ha ha .
Think I will be doing some more ,we have hat pins at oysters so I'm of to play with them .
Have a good week I'm of to Lincoln show ground weekend for a Sincerley Yours Paper Craft Show ,love this show and I get to see my cousin who lives up there ,so until next week stay safe enjoy the rest of your week
Big Hugs xxx

Thursday 24 October 2013

Quiet fires card

Hi Dahlings
welcome new followers i hope you enjoy popping into my crafty little world ,lovely to have you on board .
well thank you again for following me over to Quietfire and leaving a comment ,well that was my last design for them :( ,fingers crossed they invite me again .
for those of you that have missed it here it is
 I used Spellbinders Branching out ,to give me the thickness of the wreath 
Spellbinders Grand Squares 
Martha Stewart Punch Branch 
Memory Box Poinsettia with Shabby White Frantage
Poppy Stamps Die Crochet Corner 
The verse is from quietfire
Ribbon and berries from my stash
Big Hugs xxx.

Wednesday 23 October 2013


Hi Dahlings
well here we go again the last time for Guest Designer with Quietfire .am quiet sad really (crying )
it has been a blast so you no what you have to do ,click on the icon of Quietfire on the side of the Page ,this goes straight to Quietfire's Blog leave a comment and have a look what i have done this time .
Thank you for popping by today and enjoy Quietfire's Blog ,such beautiful Creations on there you will enjoy ,and im sure you will follow there blog all the time .
Till next time 
Big Hugs xxxxxx

Sunday 13 October 2013


Hi Dahlings
Well Autumn is upon on us popped out with Dave (hubby) for a while today ,the leaves were falling of the trees in the strong wind ,so when I got home I done this card .
The Leaves are from Impression Obession .
I got out my Alcohol inks and inked up a square piece of paper then cut out the leaves and used glossy accents .
Spellbinders lables 28 and 5x7 Enchanted Labels 28
All from Oysters Stamps
Enjoy your week
Take care
Big Hugs xxxx

Thursday 10 October 2013


Hi Dahlings
Brrrrrrrr that has turned cold ,went and brought some jumpers today Ugh i don't do winter .
I hope Sheila had a great birthday the other day ,i no she has been celebrating hard lol so shall we all sing Happy Birthday to you Sheila .
for this project i have used the Kre-8-it Frame's from Hougie well these frames are great i have used Kroma Crackle and glitter on the frame .and then put silver Pan Pastels when dry 
Memory Box Blooming Poinsettia 
Martha Stewart Branch Punch 
Heartfelt Stamp Bright Christmas 
on the Poinsettia i have used the Frantage Shabby white .
 I am in love with these Frames from Hougie you should give them a go ,they are a lovely keepsake.
A lovely gift for Christmas First Christmas in your new home ,Baby's first Christmas ,Just Married ,the list is endless.
Thank you for popping by today
See you all soon
Big Hugs xxxx

Wednesday 9 October 2013

winter scene

Hi Dahlings
Well what can i say ,A BIG THANK YOU for all your lovely comments on Quiet fire's Blog ,you really amazed me ,you are so special to me ,Thank you soooooooo much .
For this Christmas scene i have used
Impression Obsession Fir Tree 
Impression Obsession Deer Trio 
Memory Box Flying Birds 
Memory Box Blooming Poinsettia 
Stampendous Vintage Shabby White Embossing Enamel 
My first card using Pan Pastels doing the sky and Hills .
Thanks to Eileen Godwin for the lessons ,
The box Frame i used Kroma Crackle when set i used Metallic Lustre ,Silver Spark 
Thank you for stopping by today
Enjoy the rest of your week .
Big Hugs to you all

Monday 7 October 2013


Hi Dahlings
Well here go's Guest Designer for Quietfire so happy to be working with these lovely Ladies .
I have put just a snip it of the cards on ,so if you click on Quietfire's Icon at the side of my page you will go straight through to there blog and be able to see the cards i have put on ,and check out there blog for more wonderful ideas ,it is so inseparable .
You can order direct from Quietfire ,but we at Oyster Stamps also sell these wonder Stamps that give me such great pleasure .
 Ummmmmm..........             What can it be Click Quietfire icon to find out more ,don't forget to leave a comment on there Blog Page .
Enjoy your vist to Quietfire's Blog
See you all soon

Big Hugs xxx