Thursday, 25 November 2010

Lili of the Valley #75

Good morning folks, hope you are all well and ready for a brand new challenge at Lili of the Valley . This week we have a fabulous SKETCH designed by our very own Bev and Laila and Lisa have kindly donated a £10 voucher to be spent on the Lili of the Valley website for one lucky winner but remember you have to use a Lili of the Valley Stamp or Die Cut Image to be eligible for the prize.




This week I have used "Collecting the Tree" and pretty chuffed with myself as I am well on target for a change with my Christmas cards. Paper is Joyeax Noel from Papermania, large poinsettia from Wild Orchid Crafts , embossed panel with Ice Crystals Cuttlebug folder and ribbon from stash.



Coloured with copics and prismas and added polar white flowersoft and glamour dust for a snowy effect and cut out with my nesties.


Challenges:


A Spoonfull of Sugar - Anything Goes
Cards for Men- Christmas Cards
Christmas Stampin´ All Year Long - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Christmas is Coming
Simon Says - Snow it Up
The Pixie Cottage - Sketch and/or Let it Snow

Sunday, 21 November 2010

Guest Designer for The Crafty Pad and a few challenges

Good afternoon peeps, hope you are all well and enjoying the aroma´s coming out of the kitchen from your Sunday roast. I am honoured to be GD with The Crafty Pad and this week´s theme is

Red & Green.

I really enjoyed using the "Christmas Personalised Mini Story Book" which can be found HERE and I hope our adorable grandsons will enjoy reading it as they love nothing better than a good story book and I sit for hours reading with them when I am over.

All papers are from the Joyeux Noel pad by Papermania, poinsettias from Wild Orchid Crafts

I have glittered all the edges and am afraid to say the wording has been blurred out for obvious reasons, sorry.

Sissix die cuts and sizzlets words.

All images coloured with copics and prismas.

Embossed die cuts which I have had forever.
Spellbinders snowflakes and gems from stash.

The images and verses have been cut out with nesties.

I adhered two square cards together to make this wee book which consists of 6 pages.

and you still have plenty of time to make one of these books for those special wee folks in your life. The direct link to the product is HERE


Challenges:
Craft Your Days Away -Christmas Trees
Crafty Creations - Beautiful Insides
Crazy 4 Challenges - Circles
Creative Craft - Starlight starbright
Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club - Christmas Anything Goes
One Stop Craft - Snow People
PaperPlay - Let It Snow
Paper Cutz - Christmas Bling
Secret Crafter Saturday - Handmade Gifts

Thursday, 18 November 2010

Lili of the Valley #74 and my Candy Winner

Good afternoon peeps, today we have a brand new challenge for you at Lili of the Valley and this week we would like to see "Glitter & Glitz" so be sure to check out what my fabulous teamies have created - pure eye candy!

Ooh talking about candy and of the most delicious kind I am happy to tell "YOU" ... Crafty Chris that you are the lucky winner of Feather Boa. Please can you email your full name and address so I can pass this on to Laila and Lisa who kindly sponsored my candy.


Today I have inked up "Christmas Candle" and coloured with my copics, cutting out with my nesties and inking the edges. As you can see I have used one of the brand new sentiment stamps too ... ooh I love each and everyone of these. Papers are A Winter´s Tale from Daisy & Dandelion and have been distressed and glittered with gold glamour dust. Roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts and the card candy from stash.

I wish to combine my card with :

A Spoonfull of Sugar - Distressing

Allsorts - A Sketch 4U

Christmas Stampin´ All Year Long - Stripes

Crafts and Me - Glitter

Crazy 4 Challenges - Christmas card or Item

Creative Inspirations - Anything Christmas/Winter

Kaboodle Doodles - A Recipe

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge - Sparkle & Shine

Simon Says - Sparkle

Southern Girls - Your Favourite Colour ... mine´s gotta be pink and mint

The Stamp Man - Christmas

Thursday, 11 November 2010

LILI OF THE VALLEY CHALLENGE AND BLOG HOP

This week the Lili of the Valley Challenge Blog is being combined with a Blog Hop to celebrate the Release of the Tea and Chat, Party Girls and Sentiments collections, full details of the Challenge and Blog Hop can be found on the Lili of the Valley Challenge Blog.
For ONE WEEK ONLY you can use ANY MAKE OF STAMP OR DIGI IMAGE to make a Card/or gift and join in the Challenge which this week is a theme of "ANYTHING GOES"

If you have arrived here from Claire´s blog you are in the right place, if not then hop over to Lili of the Valley Challenge Blog to begin.

All the DT members will be offering a stamp from the new collection on their Blog and we have a Fabulous Grand Prize on the Lili of the Valley Inspiration Blog.



To Win my Candy Stamp "Feather Boa" please leave a A COMMENT BELOW



She really is a wee cutie and I have coloured her with copics and prismas.




Sentiment is from the "For You" collection, papers BG Urban Prairie, pearls and roses from Wild Orchid Crafts.

I wish to combine my card with
Crafter´s Companion - Sketch + One for the girls
My Time to Craft - Rhaphsody of Roses
The Pixie Cottage - Sketch and/or 2 colours only ... I´ve gone with Pink and Mint

The Next stop on the Hop is MARCEA.

I have no idea why Mr Blogger decided to delete my original post so I apologise for any inconvenience during your Hop.

Thursday, 4 November 2010

Challenge 72 - One for the Girls

Good morning and welcome to a new challenge at Lili of the Valley , we have a nice and easy theme for you this week

"One for the Girls"

Laila and Lisa have kindly donated a £10 voucher to be spent on the Lili of the Valley website.

Today I have used "Best Friends" from the Tea and Chat collection which will be available at the NEC today through to Sunday then on the website from 12th November.

I have coloured with copics and prismas and cut out with my nesties and paper shapers swirl punch. Papers are BG Sugared, roses from Wild Orchid Crafts , metalic sentiment from Making Memories, pearls, silk flowers and lace from stash.

Challenges:

A Spoonfull of Sugar - Relish to Embellish

My Time to Craft - Quick and Cute

PaperPlay - Circles

The Crazy Challenge - Pearls and Swirls

The Pixie Cottage - Sketch

Friday, 29 October 2010

A Card for Daniel

I have made this card for a very special wee boy who turns 13 on the 7th November. Daniel is the son of my DT buddy Claire aka CraftyC´s Crafting Library and as many of you know he is on the Autistic Spectrum suffering from Aspbergers Syndrome. Basically its the inability to socialise or interact socially with others. Do pop over to Claire´s blog and see how you can help make Daniel´s birthday extra special.


He's very much into computers and gaming but loves dinosaurs, robots etc. Spongebob & Pokemon are a firm favourite so I thought this computer 3d easel card from Scrapbookingmad would be perfect for him.
Spongebob is a freebie on the net and the paper is another freebie from Bearly Mine Designs


Challenges:
Cards for Men - Anything Goes
Charisma Cardz - Match Master ... a matching pair
Crafty Sentiments - Male Card/Project
Just Inspirational - Shaped Card
Lots To Do - Easel or Shaped card
Moving Along With The Times - Card for a Child
The Crazy Challenge - Tons of Shapes

Thursday, 28 October 2010

Lili of the Valley and a couple of Sneak Peeks

Good morning folks, hope you are all well and ready for a new challenge at Lili of the Valley.
This week we have another fabulous SKETCH by our very own Bev, I do so love her clean and easy designs and look forward to viewing your take on this.
Laila and Lisa have kindly donated a £10 voucher to be spent on the Lili of the Valley website for one lucky winner using a Lili of the Valley Stamp or Die Cut Image.

You may have noticed the DT showing Sneak Peeks of the new stamps which are being released next week at the NEC then they will be available on the Lili of the Valley website from 12th November.




Today I have another sneak peek, "Time for a Cuppa" from the Tea and Chat collection, coloured with copics and prisma pencils.


Sentiment is also a new release and is from the Dreamy Days collection.




Flowers and pearl sprays are from Wild Orchid Crafts , dp is Papermania, gorgeous pins again from Posh Pins & Charms , MS punch, and brads from stash.

Challenges:

A Spoonfull of Sugar - Let´s get Punchy

Creative Card Crew - Let´s Punch It

Simon Says - Punch Em

The Crazy Challenge - Tons of Shapes

The Pixie Cottage - Guest Sketch and/or Metal ... used the metal

Sunday, 24 October 2010

Lili of the Valley - Sneak Peek

Lili of the Valley will be launching 9 new Girlie stamps, 3 fabulous sets of Circular Sentiments and 2 Calender Stamps at the NEC at the beginning of November, these will then be for sale on the Lili of the Valley website from 12th November.



This is from a set of 4 stamps called Tea and Chat and is called “Hello Cupcake". The Circular sentiment is also from one of the 3 new sentiment Stamp Plates, there are 12 sentiments on each sheet and they cover everything from Birthdays, Christmas, Weddings and so much more.



She is a darling image and was a dream to colour with copics, prismas and chalks. The cakes have been iced with 3d crystal lacquers, which have lain around my craftroom forever, adding a wee bit of stickles to give a frosted icing effect. Papers are K & Co, border punch is a Martha Stewart, the gorgeous roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts, ribbon and gems from stash.



Do keep your eyes open this coming week for yet more sneak peeks from the DT, links are on my side bar.


Challenges:

A Pocket Full of Posies - Champagne and Roses - a celebration card
One Stitch at a Time - All Celebrations
One Stop Craft - Photo Inspiration
The Pixie Cottage - Sketch and "Something Sweet"
Wild Orchid - Pastels



Thursday, 21 October 2010

Lili of the Valley - Challenge # 70

Good morning folks, hope you are all well. Brr the temperatures are falling here now and I can´t remember the last I had to put on a cardie late afternoon in October.
We have a fabulous challenge for you this week at Lili of the Valley with a £10 voucher to be spent on the Lili of the Valley website kindly donated by Laila and Lisa but remember you have to use a Lili of the Valley Stamp or Die Cut Image to be eligible for the prize.

I would like to extend a warm welcome our new talented DT member Edna , great to have you onboard sweetie.

This week our theme is "Winter Fun" and I knew the stamp, Woodland Christmas, fit the bill to perfection. Coloured with copics and prismas and glittered all over with stickles makes me want to be a kid all over again having fun in the snow!



I have distressed and glittered all the edges of my papers, A Winter´s Tale by Daisy and Dandelion, ribbon from stash, Wild Orchid Crafts poinsettia and the gorgeous pearl pins from Posh Pins & Charms .


Challenges:

Allsorts - Pearls, Stickles and Ribbon

Card Patterns - Sketch

Southern Girls - Glitter It Up

The Crafty Pad - Distressed or Torn Edges

The Ribbon Girl - Red and Green






Thursday, 14 October 2010

Lili of the Valley #69

Good morning folks, hope you are all well. Thursday is upon us once again and that always brings a brand new challenge at Lili of the Valley . This week we have a fabulous sketch for you, designed our very own Bev and Laila and Lisa have kindly donated a £10 voucher to be spent on the Lili of the Valley website for one lucky entrant. To be entered for the prize you must use a Lili of the Valley Stamp or Diecut Image on your creation.




Today I have used Baby Christening which I have coloured with copics adding the lightest touch of stickles. Papers are SU, roses from Wild Orchid Crafts , lace and gems from stash.

Challenges:

Craft Your Days Away - Babies

Craftalicious - Anything Goes

The ABC - F is for Flowers

Thursday, 7 October 2010

Autumn

Good morning folks, hope you are all hunky dory. Welcome to a new challenge at Lili of the Valley , this week we would like to see you use the colours of

Autumn

Laila and Lisa have kindly donated a £10 voucher to be spent on the Lili of the Valley website and you must use a Lili of the Valley Stamp or Diecut Image on your creation to be entered for the prize.

I have inked up Big Present , isn´t he adorable? Skin tones and hair have been coloured with copics and I have paper pieced everything else with matching BG papers I used for the background .

Challenges:

I have used the fabulous sketch from Sketchy Colors

Stamptacular - Layer it on

Kaboodle Doodles - Celebrate all the colors of Fall.


Thursday, 30 September 2010

Lili of the Valley #67

Good morning peeps, hope you are all well. Wow where has this month gone? Can´t believe we are into the last day of September already.
This week at Lili of the Valley we have another fabulous SKETCH for you to play with, designed by our very own Bev and Laila and Lisa have kindly donated a £10 voucher to be spent on the Lili of the Valley website. Remember to be entered for the prize you must use a Lili of the Valley Stamp or Diecut Image on your creation.
Did you know that Lili of the Valley are now stocking fabulous Super Smooth card for stamping and colouring with Copics and Promarkers? You know how hard it is to get a really good quality card that enables you to blend perfectly, well this card really does that and it is such a reasonable price too - 50 A5 sheets for £5 so if you would like to purchase some of this card just click HERE to go direct to the page.

I have inked up New Hat cutting out with my nesties and coloured her with my copics and prismas, added liquid pearls to her dress and smidgings of stickles.

Roses from Wild Orchid Crafts also got the stickles treatment cos I love my glitter.

Papers are BG´s Urban Prairie, thank you Sylvia I love these. Sentiment is Stampin Up, lace and card candy from stash.
Challenges:
Creative Card Crew - Bloomin Marvelous
Creative Craft - Glamour Puss

Monday, 20 September 2010

Just for You

Good morning and welcome to a new challenge at Die Cut Dreams . This weeks challenge is to use

VELLUM

on your creation. If you need a little inspiration just take a look at the stunning creations my DT buddies have made, links are on my sidebar.

I went back to another of my old loves and did a wee spot of pergamano. Can´t believe at long last I found a use for these opaque buttons.



Challenges:

Creative Belli - B themed ... butterflies and buttons

Cute Card Thursday - A Tweet and a Flutter

Daring Cardmakers - Come Fly with Me

Fairy Fun Friday - Embossing

Flutter By Wednesday - use Buttons along with your fairy, butterfly or angel

Saturday Challenge - Anything Goes

Thursday, 16 September 2010

Lili of the Valley #65

How times flies when you´re having fun is so true, I can´t believe it´s Thursday already and if I´m not careful Christmas will be upon me before I can blink. Mind you I´m not too worried because I am getting well ahead with my Christmas cards this year thanks to the adorable images available from Lili of the Valley .

This week at Lili of the Valley Challenge Blog our very own Lena Katrine has designed a fabulous

SKETCH

for us and Laila and Lisa have kindly donated a £10 voucher to be spent in the Lili of the Valley website for this weeks Prize. To be entered for the prize you must use a Lili of the Valley Stamp or Diecut Image on your creation.

I have coloured Presents for 2 with copics and prismas, cut out with my nesties and of coarse just had to add a wee bit of glamour dust. Roses and poinsettia are from Wild Orchid Crafts , papers are DCWV and the gorgeous pin from Posh Pins & Charms.

Challenges:

A Pocket Full of Posies - Floral Fantasy

Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club - Childrens Christmas

Moving Along With The Times - Christmas

My Time to Craft - Jewelled

Papertake Weekly - Picture Challenge

Pixie Dust Studio - Fur or Feather? - use an Animal



Monday, 13 September 2010

Christmas Teddy

Good afternoon folks, hope you have all had a wonderful weekend. I decided I needed a day off so had a little play. I love all the stamps from Lili of the Valley and have inked up Christmas Teddy - Big Star from last Christmas release. In my opinion these stamps will never go out of date cos they´re all so adorable. A wee note to my American and Canadian buddies - these beauties can also be purchased from Simon Says Stamp.




I have coloured with my copics and prismas as always and added gold glamour dust to the star. Poinsetties have been glittered with stickles and these and the flat backed pearls are from Wild Orchid Crafts. Papers are BG Eskimo Kisses, image was cut out with my nesties and the ribbon is from my stash. I can´t believe how well I am doing with my Christmas cards this year so there should be no last minute panic for a change!

Challenges:

Simon Says Stamp Challenge and Simon Says Stamp and Show have joined together to bring us their Stamp - Tember Hop - I have chosen Christmas for their theme of Holiday Fun.

Sketch and Stash - this fabulous Sketch

Bah Humbug - Favourite Mediums ... mine are my copics and prismas

Kaboodle Doodles Photo Inspiration ... I have gone with the colours

Thursday, 9 September 2010

Down By the Riverside

Good morning peeps, hope you are all well and enjoying yourselves. Time, for me at the moment is very precious and I have had to take a back seat with blogging but do hope to catch up with all my buddies real soon. The de-cluttering process is going great, I should never be allowed so much storage space cos I am a hoarder but whey hey I have reduced a triple double wardrobe to less than one and helped clothe the homeless into the bargain! OMG it was like Hazel giving Viv the same treatment in Emmerdale. Thank goodness only 3 more bedrooms to go and smaller wardrobes so should be much easier!

This week we have a fabulous theme for you at Lili of the Valley

One for the Boys

I now find this challenge so much easier especially with the wonderful range of stamps available at Lili of the Valley and what a snip they are at only £3.75 each. Have you checked out the fabulous new Christmas Range yet, if not, why not - go on take a look and spoil yourself, you know you´re worth it?



I have coloured "By the River" from the Boys/Mens Collection available from Lili of the Valley , with both copics and prismas and added only the lightest touch of glamour dust - cutting out with my nesties. Papers are My Mind´s Eye Bloom & Grow, sentiment from Stampin Up, gems and charm from stash. I did pinch a wee bit of hubby´s twine, which he uses for the rigging on his model ships, to attach the charm.

Challenges:

Crafty Creations - Transportation ... my charm
Crazy 4 Challenges - Anything book related ... Down by the riverside ... Tanah Keeta Song Book
Cupcakes - Books and Stories ... As Above
Fab´n´Funky - What'eva
The Crafty Pad - Lemon, Lime and Mango
Stampin´Sisters in Christ - Water either in word or image
Truly Scrumptious - Sketch with optional extra to use a knot ... I tied 3 on the twine

Thursday, 2 September 2010

Lili of the Valley #63

Good morning and welcome to a new challenge at Lili of the Valley , I don´t know where the last week has gone and can´t believe we are into September already!

We have a fabulous SKETCH for you to follow, designed by our very own Bev, this was a dream to work with and one I will definitely use many times again.

This week we are being sponsored by the very kind Paul and Siri from Wild Orchid Crafts so do check out Lili of the Valley Challenge Blog to see the amazing prize you could win and don´t forget that to be entered for the prize you must use a Lili of the Valley Stamp or Diecut Image on your creation.



I have used Baby´s First Christmas, coloured with copics and prisma´s and of course couldn´t resist getting the glamour dust out . Sentiment is also from Lili of the Valley, flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts , papers from Bearly Mine Designs and ribbon and pearls from my stash.

Challenges:

fab´n´funky - Living in a material world

Secret Saturday - Make a start on Christmas

The Crafty Pad - Simply Pearls

The Creative Cottage - Celebrations



Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Lilac and Lace

Good morning peeps, so what´s you up to today? I have too much to do but the sooner I get it done the easier it will be later on. A hoarder´s life is not an easy one and now I am paying the price rofl.

Anyhoo onto my card, this fortnight at Totally Tilda the theme is

Lilac and Lace

so why not pop over and join us.

I have coloured Tilda with copics and prismas and just had to add a bit glamour dust to her dress. Papers are from Bearly Mine Designs and roses from Wild Orchid Crafts . I have threaded some ribbon through the lace and finished off with a gorgeous pin from Posh Pins & Charms, pearls are from my stash.



Challenges:

Crafts and Me - Petals and Pearls

Creative Belli - Round and Metal - my pin

Delightful Sketches - Cute and Girly with pearls and lace

Fairy Fun Friday´s - Pearls and Lace

One Stitch at a Time - Girlie or colour scheme - I have gone for girlie

Papertake Weekly - Just the One - lace, ribbon, pin and punch

Paper Cutz - Use some Metal

Stampin´Sisters in Christ - Use some Metal


Monday, 30 August 2010

Soft Shades of Vintage

Good morning folks, hope all you lucky peeps in UK are enjoying your Bank Holiday and the weather is being kind to you. We are on Red Alert as the temperatures here are sizzling, much too hot for me but hopefully won´t have to suffer it for much longer ... watch this space!

Today sees the start of a new challenge at Die Cut Dreams and this week we would like to see

Soft shades of Vintage


Now this is something I never do and I was completely lost so decided to go back to decoupage which was my first love in crafting. She is a beauty IRL, 7 layers deep and will be popped in the post tomorrow to my friend who got me started crafting.





Challenges:


Bunny Zoe´s - Vintage
Creatalicious - Vintage

Dutch Dare Card - Vintage Summer

Tamiko´s - 3d

Thursday, 26 August 2010

Lili of the Valley #62

Good morning folks, we have another super challenge for you at Lili of the Valley . This week we would like to see you

Go dotty with circles

Lili of the Valley are offering a £10 voucher to be spent on the website this week, what a great chance to get your hands on the new images.

To be entered for the prize you must use a Lili of the Valley Stamp or Diecut Image on your creation.



I have inked up All Wrapped Up and coloured her with copics and prismas adding glamour dust for the extra wee sparkle. Papers are from Bearly Mine Designs Extreme Volume 111, roses and pearls from Wild Orchid Crafts and my flourish punch has seen the light of day at long last. The fringed ribbon was a bargain at only 50p a metre which I picked up in Chester market.

Challenges:

Creative Inspirations - Christmas in August

The Crazy Challenge - Christmas Cards

Wild Orchid - Make it sparkle

Craftalicious - Pearls & Swirls

Stampavie and more - Swirls



Don’t forget the New Animals Christmas Release from Lili of the Valley are available from the Lili of the Valley Website.

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Tilda in Lemon

Good afternoon folks, hope you are all well and not sweltering away like I am, aah to be back in good ole UK - no harm dreaming is there? Finally got caught up with all the shopping and laundry so just need to apply myself and catch up on commenting now.

Anyhoo, the challenge at Die Cut Dreams this week is

Tilda in Lemon


I have coloured Tilda with copics and prismas, adding touches of glamour dust for a bit of sparkle. Paper is from stock, used a couple of punches, corners are by Double Do and the beautiful roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts - these too got the glamour treatment, ooh I luv me sparkle!


All That Scraps - Open Theme

Charisma Cardz - Die Cuts ... corners

fab´n´funky - Flower Power

Let´s Ink It Up - #1 ANYTHING GOES - with a twist - use the colour yellow

Moving Along With The Times - Glitter

Stamp with Fun - Card for a Girl

Totally Stampalicious - Texture-Licious ... the double corners are deeply textured as is the cream card Tilda is sat on.

Sunday, 22 August 2010

Totally Tilda #3 - Stitching

Good afternoon peeps, hope you are all well and enjoying a relaxing weekend. We had a fabulous holiday in UK but the time just flew by and we weren´t ready for our return to Spain. It was wonderful to see and play with our grandsons´ but unfortunately we didn´t have time to visit our eldest,Ryan. Let´s hope we can sell up and return to UK permanently.

Anyhoo onto today´s card, Totally Tilda have set the theme for

Stitching
So we want to see lots stitching on your creations be it real or faux.

I decided to get my needle out and enjoy a bit of hand sewing, pattern is by Chris Bosman and I think perfect for this Tilda. I coloured with prismas and chalks and punched all the corners. Paper is from an old pad by Papermania and flowers from where else but the fabulous Wild Orchid Crafts, their service is fantastic and I brought another order home with me.



Challenges:

Everybody Art Challenge - In the Garden

Paper Cutz - Anything goes

Fairy Fun Friday´s - Punch It


Sunday, 15 August 2010

Lili of the Valley and a Sneak Peek

I am really enjoying these cooler temperatures in UK, had both plenty rain and sunshine so a perfect combination.

This week at Lili of the Valley our theme is
Four Seasons – we would like to see cards that reflect, Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter

Lili of the Valley are offering a £10 voucher to be spend on the website this week, what a great chance to get your hands on the new images.

I have inked up James the Bear - Christmas Cracker and coloured him with copics and prismas, adding the necessary glamour dust for that wee bit of sparkle. Mounted him on a nestie added a few gems and the double corner dies are by Double Do.



Sentiment is from See D.



I really enjoyed doing a bit of paper`embroidery which I find so therapeutic.

Challenges:

 Crafty Catz - Animals
 Stampavie and more - Christmas in Summer
 The Pixie Cottage - Sketch and/or A Fancy Fold










Monday, 9 August 2010

Who´s for cutting it up?

Morning peeps, hope you are all well and had a really good weekend. I am on cloud nine cos count down time is here for some lovely cool weather, roll on Wednesday when I can escape this heat - UK here I come! Maybe better get a wee crafty shopping list ready, what thinks you?

Today sees the start of a new challenge at Die Cut Dreams and this week we would like to see some

MATERIAL

on your creations but you must use material other than ribbon or trim to be in with a chance to win this weeks prize.




Bloomin heck hubby wasn´t too pleased when he saw I had cut into his shirt, poor darling does the ironing and said at least I could have let him wear it first, hey come on I didn´t want a sweaty bit o material - trust men!


I decided to cut the circular panel with my nestie and now wish I had mounted it onto white card - this shirt is/WAS so fine and the orange card does show through a bit but whey hey it is all in the aid of completing a challenge ROFL.



I have inked up Sailing Boat from Lili of the Valley and coloured with copics and prismas, these stamps are such a snip at only £3.75 each. I stamped onto the shirt with versafine to create the sails and again onto the orange card for the mast and flag. I also recycled some wire from a wine bottle to create the wee beaded dangly, added a cute wee yacht charm sent by a friend, spacer and brad all from stash. Backing paper is by Papermania and corners are Double Do dies.



Challenges:


Craft Your Days Away - Favourite Things ... mine are Lili of the Valley Stamps

Creative Inspirations - Recycle

One Stop Craft - Summer Fun

Secret Saturday - It´s a Man´s World ... Male related

Simon Says - Sing It Baby ... Little Boy Blue ... Sailing

Stamptacular - Snips and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails ... just for boys