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Tuesday, 4 October 2016

500 Follower Candy

*This is a pinned post until the draw on 4th October. Please scroll down for other posts*

So sorry I'm late with this, my daughter has been visiting and I haven't been on blog land at all while she's been here.

So now I'm playing catch up and as a thank you to all my lovely followers for putting up with my erratic ways this is my 500 Follower Candy.

The photo is not great as I dashed it off quick so I've included a list of what's in it below.


Rubber Stamp - LDRS CandiBean - Walkie Talkie
Rubber Stamp LDRS CandiBean - So Proud
Rubber Stamp LDRS CandiBean - Blossom Daisy
Rubber Stamp La-La Land - Paper Doll Marci - Winter
Rubber Stamp La-La Land Paper Doll Marci - Christmas Elf
Rubber Stamp La-La Land Christmas Angel Marci
Rubber Stamp Candi Bean -
Steel Die La-La Land Tools Border
Steel Die Memory Box Hot Air Balloon
Steel Die Memory Box Baby Stuff
Steel Die Joy Crafts Butterfly
Rubber Stamp LDRS Dollshouse Tabitha
Rubber Stamp LDRS Lisbeth Little Bear


Here's what you have to do to win.

  1. Follow my blog via Google Friend Connect, the button is on the top of my blog.
  2. Share this post or put a button on your side bar with a link back to the post to let other people know about it (I will be checking). If you want to add a button and don't know how I have a small tutorial here. This only works for Blogger though.
  3. Leave me a message with a link to or the name of your blog so I can come visit you.
That's it! I'll draw a winner when I return from the Whimsy Craft retreat on October 4th.


Good luck everyone!



Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Saturated Canary Breeze in Blue

Hello there!

It's time for a new challenge theme over at Deep Ocean Challenge, and it's super easy this time as it's 'Anything Goes'

So I'm going to make a confession here, and I'm wondering if any others of you also do this.
Sometimes I stamp or print up a bunch of images with the intention of colouring them all up ahead of time ready to go on cards as and when needed. All well and good and fabulously organised you may think..........well think again, because what actually happens is I start colouring them and part colour them and then I get busy and work on other stuff that I need to do 'right now' and of course my poor partly coloured images languish, neglected and unused. So I'm trying to work my way through these before I stamp or print anymore.

Today is the turn of Breeze and I have to say that of all the stamps and digis I own, this is probably the one I've coloured the most, except maybe for Tiddly Inks 'You and Me'.

I thought I'd reprise a design I used for her before, but using a different Pion Collection in a different colourway, I've changed up a few other details as well such as card shape etc, but in essence it's the same basic design.

This is how it turned out


this was the original card.


I have to say straight up that I prefer the original card, ....everything actually from the colouring, to the warmer colours, the papers etc, and honestly I had a lot more time to spend on the original card and that definitely shows. But at least I've used up one of those abandoned images!

I do hope you can join in with our challenge and don't forget to check out the rest of the team's gorgeous makes here.

See you soon!

Sunday, 18 September 2016

Elisabeth Bell - Apple Nellie


Morning all! It's time for another 'Anything Goes with an Image' challenge at The Ribbon Girl and for my project today I'm using another of Whimsy Stamp's new September release. I love this release soooo much there are so many wonderful goodies to play with.

This one is called Apple Nellie and I coloured her in distress inks. I've linked all my Ribbon Girl goodies for you below.

Distress Ink colours used:

Hickory Smoke, Worn Lipstick, Vintage Photo, Antique Linen, Mowed Lawn, Candied Apple, Brushed Corfuroy (I think, these are from memory and my best guesswork because I forgot to write them down doh!)


I used the following products from The Ribbon Girl:

Cheesecloth, Posie Dark Pink Seam Binding, Charlotte Elizabeth Vintage Style White Lace, Pale Pink 20 mm Open Roses, Sweetheart Blossom White, Rose Leaf, 5 mm Pearls Ivory Self Adhesive

There will be 3 winners and we'll share your projects on the blog when we announce the winners:

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV
Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl
Third prize:  from Marianne Designs

This challenge will run until Saturday October 1st, you need to leave a link to your project using the Inlinkz button at the end of this post and please play fair - this is a fun challenge, no cheating by linking an older project as it's not fair to everyone else. All the prizes are for the named winner only and can't be swapped, exchanged or donated.

For those of you that haven't yet entered, I'm giving away some lovely candy on my blog. You have until 4th October to enter and can find the post here.

That's all from me today, but I'll see you again soon.