20 January 2020

Baby Skunk

Its time for a new challenge over at Sheepski, were this month the theme is.....,

I LOVE...
.....MY BABY SKUNK

All regulars visitors to my blog know the love of my life is my baby skunk Nico. Ok so not so much a baby any more, but 6 in May!! I can't believe the time has flown so quickly. It doesn't seem like nearly six years ago when we collected him at 5 weeks old!!!
The day we brought him home xx

My latest photo of my boy xx



Anyhoos, as I was so lucky to have an image of my boy drawn for me by Andrea I thought I would make my baby skunk a birthday card....



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Allsorts- more than a single word sentiment
Seize The Birthday- ATG birthday
2 Crafty Critter Crazies- ATG with a critter
Try it on Tuesday- what a cutie

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Lil Skunk' by Sheepski
Tri-Colour Markers by Spectrum Noir in black
Nuvo Markers by Tonic in brown
Tim Holtz Distress Oxides in pink
Lil Skunk- ice grey shades & ice grey blend
Grass- vine leaf, pea pod & persian lime
Sky- chipped sapphire & salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Ombre Design Bright' by Craft Sensations
'black' card from the A4 stack by Lime Tree Crafts

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Diamond Press by Crafters Companion
'6' from the die cut set Numbers #2 Cut & make by Avec
sentiment computer generated using 'Alice Wonderland' font

Thank you for stopping by today, I hope you will pop over & check out what 'I Love....' creations the DT have made. 
I will be back on the 24th, so until then take care xx


15 January 2020

Ice Cream Unicorn

Its time for the first 'Creations In Pink' challenge of 2020. This month we are sponsored by the fabulous Sherri Baldy! Make sure you pop over here & check out what the fab prize is you can win.

I won some Bestie images a while ago & hadn't found the time to play with them....until now!!
I just loved this image & it was great to colour!



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Enchanted Unicorn Sweets' by Sherri Baldy
Tri-Blend Markers by Spectrum Noir in black
Cone- gold brown blend
Ice cream- pale pink shades & pale pink blend
Horn- magenta blend
Flowers- blue turquoise blend & alpine green blend
Surround- worn lipstick

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Beach Life' by Helz Cuppleditch
'white' colouring card by Rymans
'turquoise' card from the A4 stack by Lime Tree Crafts
'raspberry pink' Nuvo Crystal drops by Tonic
'party pink' Nuvo Crystal drops by Tonic
'blue lagoon' Nuvo glitter drops by Tonic

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'metric stitched rectangle' dies by Heffy Doodles
'today's the day & happy birthday' from the sentiment tag set #24 by Lili of the Valley
tags stamped using 'onyx black' ink by Versafine

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & check out what fabulous 'pink' creations the DT have to share with you this month.
I will be back on the 20th, until then take care xx


11 January 2020

Box For Mom!

Ok, so every year I get my Mom a box of Turkish Delight, ya know the one with talcum powder stuff in. Well I decided after so many years of it being in a boring box, I thought I'd make her a special sweetie box. With a baking sheet lining so she can either add more sweeties or take that out & put something else in there. Thankfully she loved it!! 

I also thought this make would be perfect for my DT make over at 'Not Just Cards' where as always our theme is ATG!





Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Alphabet Challenge- T (I've never made this fold of box before xx)
2 Crafty Critter Crazies- ATG with a critter
Tuesday Taggers- what a cutie
Penny Black & More- make it feminine

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Fox on a Branch' by Wild Rose Studio
Fox- earth brown shades, burnt orange blend, pale pink blend & brown grey blend
Branch- muted brown blend & alpine green blend
Letraset fineliner used for fluffy fur
Leaves- twisted citron & mowed lawn
Flowers- dusty concord & spun sugar
Flourish- salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Vintage Outdoor' mix & match by Crafty Sensations
'white' colouring card by Rymans
'white' stamping card by Sheena Douglas
'black' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
My stash- ribbons

Tools & Glues
Sizzix Bigshot
Image stamped using 'desert sand' ink by Memento
'stitched circle' die cuts by M+C Boutique
'prima donna petals' die cut by Die-namics
'fancy flourishes' die cut from the 'butterfly lullaby' signature collection by Sara Davies

I just loved making this box, I see a few more being made lol
I will be back on the 15th, until then take care xx


10 January 2020

Wanna Build A Snowman?

Its time for the first challenge of the year over at My Time To Craft. We aren't a sponsored challenge, but you are in the running to win a top 3 badge for your blog!!

Our theme for the next fortnight is....

USE YOUR NEW STASH

so any goodies you had for Christmas, get them out & use them!!

I'm such a lucky girl, my darling hubby gave me some pennies for Christmas, to spend in my favourite craft shop. It was one of the easiest things I've ever done lol....no question it was



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Craft Rocket- something new
Lavina World- rubber or clear stamps
Die Cut Divas- new things
Tales From The Craftroom- something new

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Wanna Build A Snowman' by Heffy Doodles
Tri-Blend markers by Spectrum Noir in black
Tree- light green blend
Baubles- magenta blend
Tinsel- vintage blue blend
Dancing penguin- ice grey shades, ice grey blend & orange blend
Scarf- magenta blend
Standing penguin- ice grey shades, ice grey blend, orange blend
Jumper- magenta blend & green turquoise blend
Snowman- ice grey blend & orange blend
Hat- ice grey shades & magenta blend
Scarf- green turquoise blend
Sky & snow- salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
'white' colouring card by Rymans
My stash- blue card, both ribbons & 3D foam tape
'silver crystals' Nuvo glitter drops by Tonic

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'tag along dies' by Heffy Doodle
'curved border #2' die cut by Spellbinder
confetti is the waste from the 'snowflake combo' die set by Nellie Snellon

Thank you for stopping by today, I hope you have a fabulous weekend & manage to get some time to yourself to craft. I will be back tomorrow, until then take care xx



6 January 2020

Gnome Sweet Home

This is my first post for a new DT....I'm so excited to be joining the team over at 'Get Creative' I just want to say a huge thank you for having me.
We have the fabulous 'Dr Digi' as our sponsor, make sure you pop over here & check out what you can win!
So for the next month the theme is....

SOMETHING NEW

home, year, baby, car etc...



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
The Paper Players- something new
Crafty Friends- something new
Craft Rocket- something new

Images & Colouring Mediums
Images- 'gnome sweet home' by Dr Digi
Panpastels in red
House- muted brown bland
Windows- ice blue blend
Chimney & hinges- ice grey blend
Door- blue turquoise blend & green turquoise blend
Roof- coral blend & ice grey blend
Pots- gold yellow blend
Barrel- earth brown blend & ice grey blend
Watering can- ice grey blend
 Flowers- dusty purple blend & gold yellow blend
Steps- brown grey blend
Path- muted brown blend
Tree- earth brown blend & alpine green blend
Grass- alpine green blend
Sky- turquoise  & turquoise tint

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Sweet Flowers' mix & match by Craft Sensations
'white' colouring card from Rymans
'turquoise' card form the A4 stack by Lime Tree Crafts

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Diamond Press by Crafters Companion
'A, E & H' from part 1 of the mini alphabet die cut collection by X-cut
'M, N, O & P' from part 2 of the mini alphabet die cut collection by X-cut
'Y & W' from part 3 of the mini alphabet die cut collection by X-cut
'5" square white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & check out what fabulous 'something new' creations the DT have made to help inspire you. 
I will be back on the 10th, until then take care xx