Tuesday, 27 October 2009

Stampin Up Medallion stamp cards.

I haven't vanished or given up on my Blog, I have been so busy with orders as well as hubby being of for 3 weeks.
I ordered the Medallion stamp last week and it arrived today I couldnt wait to have a play I really love this stamp on the Kraft card.
Su Kraft card
Su Medallion  background Stamp
Su Whisper white ink pad
Su Oval all sentiment
Su oval and  oval scallop punches
Ribbon from Stash.

Saturday, 19 September 2009

More blog candy from Steph!!!!

Please checkout Stephs blog you wont be disappointed and while there look at the candy she has up for grabs.
It ends mon 28th September.

Thursday, 17 September 2009

Miss Anya card.

More Miss Anya im affraid and there will be lots more to come as I am loving her at the moment.
Stamped image - Miss Anya The greetings farm
Pens- Copic 
Spellbinders Label four
Paper from Su
Flowers from Cricut George cart.
Corners from Home solutions cart cut in bold.
Sentiment from Su
Punches from Su

Miss Anya good luck card.

Where does the time go ? I have been meaning to make more time for blogging but I have been so busy.
This card was requested for a friend leaving work to become a counter manager for Chanel hence the logo on the handbag.
I love these stamps from The greetings Farm I think they are for all ages.
Stamp- Miss Anya The greetings Farm
Pens used Copic and SU markers.
Paper and ribbon from stash.
Flowers made from Cricut George cart.
Labels four Spellbinders.

Saturday, 29 August 2009

Blog candy from Steph.

Once again Steph has some lovely blog candy up for grabs as its her Blogerversary.
Please also take the time to have a look whilst on there as she makes some fab cards to give you loads of inspiration.
She is also one of the most generous people on her always offering goodies.
http://stampingsharing.blogspot.com sorry you will have to cut and paste her address I have not sussed out how to link :(

Thursday, 20 August 2009

Radley suitcase card.

My mum asked me to make a Radley suitcase card for a member of her staff who is leaving, all the templates I found were rather small, I used the template from http://www.ruthannzaroff.com/mirkwooddesigns/suitcase.htm and then had a play with the dimentions and made it larger as all the staff needed to sign it.
Paper is from Laura Ashley range.
Ribbon from stash.
Radley dog from Cricut Animal kingdom cut at 1 1/2 inches.
Tag on the front is from Stampin up Frames with a flourish.
Stamps used on the concertina fold inside were Baroque Motifs from SU with Bashful blue and Night of navy ink SU.


Notelet box .

Here is my take on the notelet box on Sarah B www.cardoasis.blogspot.com which was then addapted by Paul @ www.craftyblogocks.blogspot.com many thanks paul for the larger dimentions.Please checkout both their blogs for some fab articles.
From Stash : card and ribbon.
Spellbinders nesties for snipped circles.
The bee stamp is form Little claire designs.
Flower is made from using the Boho blossom punch from Stampin up.
I havent gotten around to making any notelets to go inside yet as to busy house training puppy.

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Cricut uk crafters challenge!

This is my card for this weeks challenge on the Cricut uk crafters forum , the challenge was to use swirls.
I have used the cuttlebug devine swirls folder on the hearts that I cut from my spellbinders.
Stamp sheep from Elzyabells on line shop, ribbon from stash .
Copic markers for colouring.

Friday, 14 August 2009

My new addition to the family!!

This Charlie on the left with his new little brother Zak on the right.
He is only 10 weeks old.................bless them .

Wednesday, 5 August 2009

Cricut uk crafters challenge!

Here is my card for this weeks challenge on the Cricut uk crafters chat.
The challenge was to use the free download papers from Funky hands and to use 2 cricut cuts.
I have used Pooh and friends cart,  Piglet was cut at 4 1/4 and the border of flowers was cut at 5 1/4.
The lettering was from Doodletype cart cut at 3/4 in.
I used a spellbinders oval to cut the shape in the middle of the card.
I love this card shape as it folds nicely into a standard envelope.

Friday, 31 July 2009

Summer by the sea.

This is image is from Stampin up Summer by the sea.
Stampin up card stock in black and white.
Su Scallop border punch.
Su Grosgrain ribbon Whisper white.
Spellbinders scallop square cutter.
Su marker in Pale plum used as water colour.

Nitwit Teddy .

For those of you that love downloads you can have a play with, checkout nitwitcollections.com.
This is from the warm fuzzies collection price is $5.99 for the set which includes 18 background papers ,6 bears, buttons,ribbons,flowers,hearts and more.
Also used was my spellbinders scallop ovals and plain oval and Rectangles.Ribbon from stash.

Cricut Sports Mania

I  cannot believe how long it has been since I last posted on here I have been so busy but thats all about to change I will make more time for blogging !!!
This is my first card using the cricut sports mania cartridge that I purchased from Oh my crafts a couple of weeks ago.
Soccer boy cut at 4 1/4 shadow black card stock and 4 1/4 normal white card stock.
Layer option top in black sheen card.
Backing paper from downloads at nitwitscollections.com
Stampin up punches used for circles.

Tuesday, 23 June 2009

Polka Doodles challenge 5.

Here is my take on the sketch from Polka Doodles this week.
The only must was to use a minimum of 3 flowers and the text was to be along the bottom.
Papers : Stampin up Summer picnic.
Magnolia Tilda stamp sent to me from an image Swap.
Spellbinders ovals.
Mulberry flowers coloured red.
Ribbon Stampin up.
Sentiment on the computor.

Checkout there site at : http://polkadoodle.blogspot.com

Friday, 19 June 2009

Magnolia Tilda with Roses.

I saw this sketch on someones Blog and loved it( sorry cant remember whos.) .So I thought I would make a couple putting the curve on the card.
This is my lastest Tilda stamp she is So cute .
Papers are downloads form Nitwits.
Scallop oval and oval from Spellbinders nesties.
Ribbon Stampin up.
Card stampin up.
Colours a mixture of Copics and Stampin up .

Cricut New Arrival.

This is my latest Cricut Cartridge I purchased New Arrival I really wanted it for the Pregant Mum.I thought this makes  a great leaving card for mums to be.I have had 3 orders alreday !!
My hubby thought it was just her top blowing in the wind men !!!!
She is cut at 6 in .
Papers are from Stampin up .
Scallop punch from Stampin up.
Ribbon from stash.
Embossing folder cuttlebug.

Boys and their toys!!

This is another image from Lily-boos boutique he comes in a set of six for only £1.99.
I loved him straight away I think we can relate him to most boys.
The backing papers are from Stampin up.
Border punch from Matha stewart .
Spellbinders lables 2 for mounts. 
Colour pens from Stampin up to coordinate with papers..

Wednesday, 17 June 2009

Enfys Blog candy!!

Checkout this wonderful Blog and and Blog candy give away ends 30th June.
You will love Enfys blog she is a very talented , Kind and thoughtful lady.

Lily - Boo's boutique Betty and Friends!!

Please check out http://lily-boosboutique.blogspot.com for the above images.
They are designed freehand by Sam this is now part of her collection 18.
For only £1.99 you can download a set of 6 images all individual and a reference sheet with all 6 designd on.

My what a day I have been rushing about all over the place.I did manage to complete a couple of cards from sam's images Betty and friends they are so adorable.
The image's were cut using my Spellbinders .
Paper and card from my stash, Candy as recommended by Enfys . Scallop border punch Stampin Up.Embossing folder from Cuttlebug but sorry I dont remember the name as I only purchased this the other day I think it is a new one.
Flower cut from one of my Cricut carts ages ago sitting there waiting to be used.

Thursday, 11 June 2009

Cricut UK crafters card swap.

On the Cricut forum ( UK crafters forum) a few of us wanted to do a card swap.
Eileen chose the theme of bag cards.
The first cards I made were a disaster they wouldnt stand up so I chose another template.
The little dog  is from Cricut Animal kingdom cartridge.
The card is from my stash with a leather texture to it.

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

Stampin Up team challenge June .......

Here are the 3 items Michelle sent us for our Stampin up challenge for june.
We had to make a card or 3d project using the items.
I decided to make a card .
The following items were used:
Simply said stamp set.
Versamark and chocolate chip ink pads.
Pumpkin pie, so Saffron and Bashful blue card stock.

Thursday, 4 June 2009

A rose is a rose .

This is my card I have made today to take to Lisa's Su demo tomorrow.
If we take a Su card we are entered for a door prize.
I have used Su stamp set A rose is a rose and large stamp Polka dot.
Inks use: Su Regal rose and  Rose red.
The rose's also have a litle Su Dazzling diamonds glitter.

Saturday, 30 May 2009

Men and more Men!!!!

These digi downloads are from www.digistampboutique.co.uk they were a set of 3 Jim images. Jim at golf , Jim fishing , Jim with a pint of beer.
I ended up selling them all at a friends house last night so will be making some more shortly.

Have a Mice Birthday!!

This cute little stamp is from Little claire designs .
Card and pens from Stampin up.
Short and sweet as I have loads to do today I am Fancy dress party tonight watch this space !!!

Wednesday, 27 May 2009

I am still here !!!

Sorry I will post some more cards soon I have been so busy since returning from Yorkshire.
The garden needed some TLC and Hubby been off so couldnt spend that much time crafting:(
I also need to get back into the challenge Blogs.
Hope you all have a great day weather not too bad here at the moment now off back upstairs to craft.

Love Michelle XXX 

Friday, 15 May 2009

Blog candy ends today !!!

 Hi check out this great Candy from jacqui xx     http://jacqui47.blogspot.com

Thursday, 14 May 2009

Cricut UK crafters Challenge.

This my card for this weeks challenge on the Cricut uk crafters forum.
The challenge was to use an image from Lily boo .
I love Raspberry and pink together so decided to use this for a colour sceme , paper is from my stash. 
Dont look to close a little smudging with the black and the silcone has left a little staining :(
I only just managed to to complete this weeks task as we are of on holiday saturday with our dog to Yorkshire , so have been busy sorting  things.
I am hoping to find some lovely craft shops while there as well as a little walking..

Tuesday, 12 May 2009

Passion for crafts Blog Candy!!!

Debbie has this fab Blog Candy on Offer until Saturday 24th May.Go and check it out you wont be disappointed.http://passionforcrafts.blogspot.com

Thursday, 7 May 2009

Cute Daisy May weekly challenge.

This Was the sketch we had to follow for this weeks challenge on the Cute Daisy May blog.

Here is my take on this weeks challenge.
Image: from Lily-boo images.
Ovals cut with cricut george cart 41/2 and 2.
Punch:Matha Stewart
Card ,papers and gems from my stash.

Tuesday, 5 May 2009

Lily-boo card.

This is the card I made from a download I puchased yesterday from the above blog.
She has just recently started her blog and designs these images herself please checkout the others she has to offer.
Image: from Lily boo
Card stock and paper: SU Tempting turquoise , Washington Apple paper.
Ribbon from own stock flowers from a  small punch.
Stamp: SU simply said.


Friday, 1 May 2009

All in one Family.

I was so excited yesterday my Stampin Up starter kit arrived with loads of goodies to play with I didnt know where to start.

This card was stamped using SU all in one family the children stand for my three Nephews its their nannys birthday Sunday.
I also used Fast flowers wheel with Versamark watermark effect on to Tempting Turquoise card .
SU 1 3/8 + 1 1/4 circle punches and scallop circle punch.

Stampin up Botanical Blooms and curvy verses card.

Thought I would upload a couple of cards I made yesterday.
I have been trying to make a mans card with buttons on for the challenge on cricut UK crafters forum but I am not having much luck I have made 3 fathers day cards but with no buttons so I cannot enter them.
The card above is for someone who loves pinks.
I had a stash of pink pattern papers so I  have mounted a couple onto a deeper pink card.
Flowers were stamped from Botanical blooms a free set from SU.
The verse was from a set curvy verses from Su.
The tab that runs along the middle is a strip of card then I used the circle SU punch on the ends ( I saw this on  Youtube).

Wednesday, 29 April 2009

Tinkerbell Birthday card.

Tinkerbell Birthday card.
Tinkerbell from cricut Tinkerbell and friends cart cut at 3 in with blackout on back.
Letters from storybook cart.
Grass from Pooh and friends cart.
Papers from stock coloured with Copic pens.
SU scallop border punch.

Sunday, 26 April 2009

My first Blog award.

This was a lovely surprise to be given my first Blog award thankyou Enfys.I will sent to others tomorrow as busy tonight.xx

Friday, 24 April 2009

Magnolia Tilda card with matching gift bag.

My new Cricut cartridge Tags, Bags, Boxes and more came today so obviously I had to check it was ok.
The bag is cut to page so the size it came out @ 5 1/2 inches.
Tag made from SU Punches.
Card is Magnolia Tilda stamp coloured with Copic pens , I distressed the jeans a little with the blender pen (thanks for that tip Enfys).
Top note cut from templates Lisa sent me (many thanks Lisa).
Punches SU and a hole punch.
Papers from my stash.

Really love this card I think its my best yet well I have spent most of the afternoon on it.

Thursday, 23 April 2009

Cute Daisy May weekly challenge.

Here is my card for the Cute Daisy May challenge this week.
This weeks challenge was you had to use glitter on your card  I used it on her Dress and also mounted her on to a glitter paper which I embossed.
This was third time lucky today  I kept sticking card upside down then I smudged the glitter before it was dry.I was about to give up this was my last attempt.................

Not my best colouring I used the blender pen wrong!
We have to learn from our mistakes.
My daughter thought a little child had coloured it in lol.

Saturday, 18 April 2009

Cricut Winnie the Pooh and Friends.

This is from my New Cart Winnie the Pooh and Friends.
Its my Nephews birthday next week and thought Tigger was really cute( even though my sister hates pooh lol).
The font and top note cut were from Storybook cart which I borrowed.
I didnt have any nice backing papers for this so I though I would have a go at the quilted effect which I am loving at the moment.
I have had a busy week I went to 2 SU demos in 3 days I love their products and I want everything !!! Then I had shopping for my daughters 18th Birthday tomorrow to fit in.

Wednesday, 15 April 2009

Cute Daisy May card.

This is my entry for the challenge on the Cute Daisy May blog.
You had to make a shaped card I choose a frame of flowers .I also downloaded a set of their images (only£1.99) for 4 and coloured her in with Copic markers.Thankyou Enfys for sharing this with us .
I quite proud that joined their blog and made the card all in the same day.
Considering I have been busy today as I went to a Taster of a Stampers 10 club which I loved and cant wait until next month for ours to start.
I love all their products I have such a big wish list lol

Tuesday, 14 April 2009

Cricut Wedding solutions cartridge.

This is my entry for the Cricut uk crafters card challenge we had to make a wedding card.
I used the cricut wedding cart for bride and groom and also the cake.
I thought I would cut the cake in chocolate for a more Modern cake.
The Frame and corners were cut from Storybook cart.
I also added some pearls but you cant really see them :(

Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Cricut Wedding solutions cartridge.

I recieved this cartridge the other week but hadn't had time for a play.I really wanted it for the shoe and the heart.
Its my daughters 18th next week so thought I had better start thinking about a card.
The shoes were cut at 5 1/2 in Blackout and shift normal.
The green top I then partly put through the cuttlebug spot folder.
Then added some gems.
I think she is going to love this...................

Stampin up Seeing Spots.

I having been having a play with my new stamps,these are the Seeing spots from stampin up.
Also from Stmpin up I used:
Chocolate chip card and Ink pad, Cameo Coral card and Ink pad.
Scallop circle punch and scallop border punch.
I layered the daisys on to the stamped image but I dont think you can see that very well .

Thursday, 2 April 2009

Cricut U.K Crafters challenge card.

This was the card I submitted for this weeks challenge on the Cricut forum post uk crafters.The challenge was to pick the card function on any of your cricut cartridges, I chose Hello Kitty!!
This is cut with dial set at 7 1/2.