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Tuesday, 25 November 2014

November Rudolph Challenge

A festive farewell Sarndangle

in Old Olive and Cherry Cobbler
with a little silver and sparkle.

A gorgeous Jan Twinks 
  design made at out last  
play day of the year       

And just to prove I need to keep taking the tablets.....

Time to enter the last Rudolph Day at Stamping for Pleasure before it moves to a new home

Friday, 31 October 2014

October Rudolph Challenge

Oops how did that happen
trees again!                       
Do I need therapy? - tee hee

These were created using the shaving foam technique. 
On the left with Polka Dots embossed card and gem stone stars. 
On the right with pearl embellishments and liquid pearl stars.  

Missed Sarn's Stamping for Pleasure challenge but
lots of snippets used so I'll visit Di's Playground 

Monday, 27 October 2014

October Happy Post

Bats are butterflies with their wings clipped.
Background is Whisper White card with Silver Metalic ink and Liquid Pearls,
embossed using Spider Web Folder.
Topped with Banner Blast, Just the Ticket and Mixed Melody in Tangerine Tango and Black
Used SO many snippets I'm taking it to Di's Snippets Playground
to see what the Oh so very talented Playmates have been up to.

Sunday, 12 October 2014

October Play Day M&T

               A Simply Sketched 'poppy' in Poppy Parade, Old Olive and Crystal Effects
              with Whisper White butterflies and a little bit of bling on a Crumb Cake card

        We did use snippets for the butterflies so I'm going to visit Di's Snippets Playground
        'cos I haven't been over for absolutely ages.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

September Postal Swap

 Cling film technique background using SU re-inkers. 
                                            sparkly fishes just because

Thursday, 25 September 2014

September Rudolph Challenge

I am trying to wean myself off trees - honest!
New Brusho paints and SU Work of Art stamps
will add them to all the special creations on Sarn's Blog

Sunday, 31 August 2014

August Rudolph Challenge

More trees,
these are punched snowflakes in Wild Wassabi and Always Artichoke,
with the obligatory bling.
Just in time to add them to Sarn's challenge at Stamping for Pleasure

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Rudolph Challenge for July

Wild Wasabi Lovely as a Tree with Northern Flurry embossing and a little bit of bling
Just in time for Sarn's blog challenge

July Play Day M&T and Swap

                                                   Circles, Sweet Buttons and
                                                Autumn Accents on Woodgrain
                                   Pansy, Petite Petals and Flowering Flourishes
                                         on Dictionary background with Pearls

July Postal Swap

                    DSP Petite Petals and Postage Stamps


A Very Special Anniversary

Hearts and Diamonds 
Wisteria Wonder and Whisper White   

Sunday, 29 June 2014

June Rudolph Challenge

      Poinsettia created with Blossom Builder on Northern Flurry embossed background

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

May Rudolph Challenge

                                  Predominately Cherry Cobbler with a bit of bling
                                   Many more to see at Stamping for Pleasure

Sunday, 25 May 2014

May Play Day M&T

                                        Beautiful Wings in Wisteria Wonder on
                                        Whisper White embossed with Elegant Bouquet
                                        the sentiment is from Priority Mail

                                 I haven't been to the Snippets Playground in a while
                                so I'll take this one over and see who's playing

Monday, 28 April 2014

April Play Day M&T

Field Flowers stamped in Calypso Coral and Wild Wasabi on a Pear Pizzazz background
The background is achieved by wrapping yarn around a stamping block
Finished off with a little Dazzling Details in the centre of the  fowers

Sunday, 27 April 2014

April Play Day Swap

Banner Blast and Petite Petals in SO Saffron, Pool Party and Blushing Bride
on a Blushing Bride card.
So many Snippets is a must for a visit to the Playground,

Friday, 25 April 2014

April Rudolph Challenge

Soft Suede crinkled trees embellished with Pearl Jewels and gold Bakers Twine
on Perfect Polka Dots embossed Very Vanilla background
The Rudolph Challenge can be found at Stamping for Pleasure

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Just Because

                                     Crumb Cake and Cherry Cobbler - yum yum,
                       I used En Francais, Perfect Postage, Polka and For You stamps
                              Adapted from one I saw having a trawl I know not where

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Happy Birthday Sarn


                       Glitter glazed Itty Bitty Flowers on Elegant Bouquet embossing
                                with white embossed roses label from Four Frames
This is one for the Snippets Playground

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Happy Birthday Jan

Summer Solstice on Pretty Print 
embossed Pacific Point with plenty of bling 
    As the flower leaves and label are snippets I'll take it to Pixie's Snippets Playground

Saturday, 19 April 2014

HBD Norma

So glad I got this Mahattan Flower embossing folder before SU retired it.
I Shimmer Smooched it and added some Dazzling Detail to the flower centres
The butterflies are snippets of DSP and vellum.
I'll take it over to the Snippets Playground as soon as the gates are open.

Friday, 18 April 2014

Happy Easter Playmates

         Bird Builder punch used for the cute little chicks, with a googly eye added for fun
                      Eggs are an oval framlit cut from the current subtles range DSPs
                                             Adaped from a find on Pinterest

Thursday, 17 April 2014


The flowers are DSP paper stacks in various pinks with pearl beads in the centre,
on First Edition DSP the border, leaves, Itty Bitty flowers and ribbon are all black
Think I'll make one last visit to the Snippets Playground before the gates close.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Apple for the Teacher

The inspiration for this came from a card by Di at Pixie's Snippets Playground
which she was submitting for a Three of a Kind challenge.
I used up some bits prepared at a mayhem of a 'training' day over a year ago,
now I'll take them to the Playground and see who's playing.

Saturday, 12 April 2014

April Happy Post

So Saffron Sunflower on a Soft Suede card , adapted form a find on Pinterest
Think I'll take this one and see who's hiding behinds the bike sheds in the
Snippets Playground

Saturday, 5 April 2014

Happy 7th Anniversary

                                              Cherry Cobbler and Basic Grey
                        En Francais background stamp and Pretty Print embossing
                                      Adapted from a creation I saw on Pinterest.
                                     I'll visit the Snippets Playground with this one

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

March Happy Post

                         Crumb Cake, Blushing Bride and Soft Suede for the sentiment
                                 and butterfly, then a few gemstones for a bit of bling.
                         It took SO long to get blogger to allow this post I think I'll visit the
                Snippets Playground, whilst hopefully I'm on a roll, and see what's occurring

Thursday, 27 March 2014

March Play Day M&T

                                           Wisteria Wonder and Perfect Plum
                    Used up some snippets so I'll take it to the Snippets Playground
                        Created with my purple loving friend's birthday in mind

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

March Rudolph Challenge

               These easel cards are inspired by Sarn's play day swap in February.
                         The card is Cherry Cobbler with Be of Good Cheer DSP,
                                     Wild Wasabi trees decorated with pearls.
                        The stop is the Christmas sentiment from That's the Ticket
Can't wait to see the other splendiferous challenge creations on Stamping for Pleasure

Monday, 24 March 2014

Play Day Swap

                          I saw this idea on Pinterest but don't know who's post it was,
                                   so if the original creation is yours do let me know.
                               Snippets galore, so I'll take to the Snippets Playground

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Speedy Recovery

                                   For a friend who's having an operation today.
                            Sweet Shop DSP with Pool Party and Lucky Limeade

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

PCC Challenge 84

                             More Springtime Vintage DSP (because it was still out
                             on my workspace) this time with Baja Breeze Build a
                             Blossom and embellished with purls, one adorning a
                             'Sarn Tag' Having used up SO many Snippets I'll take
                             it to the Playground

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

PCC Challenge 83

     Only just in time, even the Crystal Effects flower centres haven't had time to dry yet
           Springtime Vintage DSP with Flower Shop and Petite Petals in Island Indigo
                  So off to see who's hanging out in the Snippets Playground this week

Monday, 10 March 2014

Happy Birthday Lesley

            I saw this card idea on Pinterest .             
                 Butterflies galore in Whisper White on Pool Party that's been Simply Scored

Saturday, 8 March 2014

Happy Birthday Chloe

It's not about how many candles you blow out but how many cupcakes you get! and if they are pink and sparkly all the better. Great use of Snippets so off to the Playground

Monday, 3 March 2014

PCC Challenge 82

Retired DSPs in with Cherry Cobbler spots from Banner Blast and
Gumball Green sentiment from That's the Ticket.
The holly leaves are cut from Gumball Green card stock using the Itty Bitty circle punch

Friday, 28 February 2014

Rudolph Challenge for February

I entered the Rudolph Challenge for the first time last month as was lucky enough to WIN,
how cool is that!! My prize was these label stamps.
So I've used them for my entry this month, just in time.
The tags are white embossed on Lucky Limeade and Bashful Blue card.
I added a little sparkle to the background dots with Dazzling Details.

Monday, 24 February 2014

February Team Day M&T

Daffodil Delight.
Background stamped with En Francais and a flower from Best of Sale-A-Bration
Topped with another of the flowers from the same stamp set. Simples!
Just perfect for my dear Sis's April Birthday.

February Team Day Swap

Little boxes, little boxes, little boxes filled with colour co-ordinating tea lights.
Daffodil Delight and Pink Pirourtte with Beautiful Wings Embosslits and
Simpley Pressed Clay flower.

Sunday, 23 February 2014

PCC Challenge 81

                                   Poppies in Poppy Parade and Lucky Limade
                                   on Twitterpated DSP

Saturday, 22 February 2014

February Postal Swap

                  I like the simplicity of this card, found the inspiration on Pinterest.
                  Lots of snippets used so I'll pop over to the SNIPPETS PLAYGROUND
                  and see what amazing creations are lurking there.

Friday, 21 February 2014

HBD Jill

CASE'd from a super creation by Lesley (Lesley's Craft
as a Training Day M&T last year. I just loved it, so glad to have the opportunity
to make another.

Monday, 17 February 2014

PCC Challenge 80

                   Hexagons, large and small, with buzzy bees in Summer Starfruit

Sunday, 16 February 2014

Happy Birthday Viv

Gorgeous Grunge and Best of Flowers background in
Perfect Plum and Wisteria Wonder.
Summer Solstice leaves and Flower Shop blooms

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

PCC Challenge 79

Nursery Nest DSP, both varieties covered just in case.
Snippets galore, so I may pop over to the Playground later and join in the fun.

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

PCC Challenge 78

More snippets used up.
So I'll sneak a peak in the Snippets Playground, see who's playing in the sunshine
(whilst it lasts!)
I think there's Always Artichoke, Daffodil Delight and Summer Starfruit.
Lots of Gorgeous Grunge stamping in those colours for the background,
finished off with a little Linen Thread.

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Rudolph Challenge at Stamping for Pleasure

The glitter and shimmer don't show up well
or the punched effect of the middle tree/bauble
Note to self - improve photographic skills!!
My playmate Sarn has invited me to the Snippets Playground,
so I'm off to have more fun