Thursday, 24 May 2018

AYLI DT - FLORA OR FAUNA?


Morning Everyone,

It's time for a new challenge at As You Like It and this fortnight's theme is to showcase a project using your favourite of either Flora or Fauna (and don't forget to tell us why it's your favourite please).




As you can see from my card I have chosen fauna.  I do love the gorgeous colours of flowers and love my garden, but for card making I nearly always choose cute animals  as I find them more fun to colour and they seem more appealing.

I have used a Happy Hopper stamp bought recently, I thought it was so cute with the two bunnies dressed up as bees.  I have coloured them with copics and added glamour dust to their wings.  The papers are snippets from my files as well as the kraft pieces of cardstock.  The sentiment is computer generated and the hexagon die is a MFT Die-namics one.

The sponsor for this challenge is:


with a 

for the lucky winner


I hope you can join in the challenge and if you'd like to pop on over here you will be able to see the inspiration from the rest of the DT.

Challenges I would like to enter are:

Allsorts - Happy Birthday
House Mouse & Friends - Anything Goes 
Southern Girls - Sparkle & Shine
Crafters Cafe Challenge - All Creatures Great and Small
Crafty Calendar - Things with Wing
Aud Sentiments Challenge - Summer + a sentiment

Thank you for visiting and I do hope you can leave a comment as I love to read them.

Have a good weekend,

Lynne x





Monday, 21 May 2018

MASCULINE BIRTHDAY

Hi Everyone,

It looks as though we're going to be having another good week weather wise here in the UK.  I'll be potting up some plants which I bought at the weekend.  I have to have most of my bedding plants in pots as they never do very well in the garden.

I thought I'd share the card I made for my hubby's birthday.



He likes steam trains and I found this stamp on Ebay.  It is by Viva Decor and I stamped onto Desert Storm cardstock and coloured with copics.  The papers are distressed and I've added a computer generated sentiment, a couple of tickets and some die cut cogs.

Challenges I would like to enter are:

Allsorts - Happy Birthday
A Gem of a Challenge - It's a Man's World

Thank you for taking the time to visit and I do love it when you leave a comment.  I will be back on Thursday with a DT card.

Lynne x





Friday, 18 May 2018

SPRING MOUSE


Morning Everyone,

I hope you are well and have had a good week.  I haven't had chance to get in the craft room lately as I've been gardening and also been doing a bit of cross stitch.

This is another card that has been in my drafts for a while so I thought it was about time to share it.  The image is from Digistamp Boutique image coloured with copics. The sentiment came with the image.



The papers are old ones from Dovecraft and I've added an orange ribbon and enamel dots to match little mouse's jumper.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Crafty HazelNuts Patterned Paper May
Cute Card Thursday - The Great Outdoors
Time Out Challenge #109 - Inspired by Words
Crafting by Designs May  - Anything Goes

Have a good weekend and thank you for visiting.

Lynne x


Thursday, 10 May 2018

PINK OR BLUE AT AYLI

Morning Everyone,

These weeks come round so fast and it's time for a new challenge over at As You Like It.  The theme for this fortnight is to showcase a project using your favourite colour of either pink or blue.





I do use blue sometimes and the only reason I have chosen pink is because I make a lot more feminine cards than masculine and I can tell from my scraps folders as pink is the largest one.

I have used Stamping Bella Tiny Townie Sweet Pea, her first inking, coloured with copics and fussy cut.  I've place her against a brick embossed wall which has been lightly dusted with beige chalk.  The papers are from an old LOTV pad.  I did add a piece of pink ribbon to the striped paper as I was going to add a bow but when I placed it on the card it didn't look right so the ribbon had to stay as it was already stuck!  The mini scalloped circle dies are from Tonic and the sentiment from a free Paula Pascal sentiment set from a magazine, I think.

I must say Tiny Townie looks a little wonky in the photo, but I think it must be the way her legs are crossed as she is definitely straight on the card.

                                                    The sponsor for this challenge is 


with a lovely prize for the winner.

I hope you can join us in this challenge and if you'd like to pop over here you'll be able to see the lovely inspiration from the rest of the DT.

Challenges I would like to enter:

Pixie's Snippets Playground - snippets used are both pieces of white card and the striped green piece.
Crafteezee Shop May - Pretty in Pink
Penny Black & More - Anything Goes
CCC Digi Creations - Flower Power
C.R.A.F.T. - Birthday

Thank you for taking the time to visit. I hope you have a lovely weekend,

Lynne x 





Tuesday, 8 May 2018

VINTAGE FLORA

Morning Everyone,

What gorgeous weather we've had for the Bank Holiday here in the UK!  I've tried to do some gardening, but the heat gets to me in the end so have to go and relax somewhere either inside or in the shade.

I thought it was about time I shared this card which has been in my Drafts for a while.  It was coloured for a Facebook challenge where the theme was Monotone colouring.



I went for the vintage look as at the time, and the fact that I hadn't done this type of colouring before, I couldn't think of anything else!  I used warm greys in the copic range as they seemed easier to work with.  I tried the E40's range to start with but one of my pens kept going sticky so I had to give that idea up in the end.

The image is called Vintage Flora from LOTV and I've used papers from First Edition The Promise pad.  All the edges are distressed and I've added a lovely sheer ribbon,  a doily,  pearls and a brad to finish it off.

Challenges I would like to enter:

Let's Craft and Create - Lace, Ribbon, Twine
Addicted to Stamps - Ribbons Galore
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes
The Sketchy Challenges - Ribbon, Lace or Twine
Penny's Paper Crafty 378 - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting and I hope you can leave a comment as I do love to read them.

See you soon,

Lynne x

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

SPARKLES CHRISTMAS DT - REINDEER

Morning Everyone,

It's the start of a new month and start of a new challenge over at Sparkles Christmas Challenge.  I've chosen the theme for this month and it is "Reindeer" so as long as your Christmas project features one or more of these it will fit in nicely.




For my card I've used the LOTV reindeer collection and this is one of the images in that collection.  I've coloured them with copics and cut them out on quite a large Spellbinders die from the Timeless  Rectangles set so the card is just a little smaller than C6 size.   Other dies used are a Joy craft snowflake and a Sue Wilson poinsettia.  Crispy ribbon, white satin ribbon, stickles on the snow and a few pearls complete it.

I hope you like and if you want to pop over to the challenge here you'll be able to see the lovely inspiration from the rest of the DT.

Challenges I would like to enter:

Simon Says Stamp Weds - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy wk 17 - Anything Goes
Christmas Crafts All Yr Round - Anything Goes
Hiding In My Craft Room - Any Holiday
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes

It looks as though it's going to be a nice day so I think I will be gardening.  I'm trying to do a bit each day when it's fine, more little and often and not all at once!
  
Thank you for visiting and I hope you are able to leave a comment as I do love to read them.

Have a good week,

Lynne x



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Sunday, 29 April 2018

OWL POST

Good Morning Everyone,

I made this card with the April Rudolph Days challenge in mind.  It is called Owl Post by Whimsy stamps.




I had a change of mind about it after I'd taken photos as it was originally a small A6 card without a red border round the outer edge, but I thought it looked too plain, so I cut the original card off at the crease and stuck it all onto a red card blank.  I definitely think it looks better, but still not totally happy with it.

I've coloured the image with copics and added glitter to the snow and his hat.  The sentiment also has a glittery edge.

Just a quick post from me this time, but will be back on Tuesday. 

Challenges I would like to enter:

April Rudolph Days - Anything Christmas
Fab n Funky - Christmas
Whimsy stamps - Anything Goes
Crafting by Designs - Get Ready for Christmas

Thank you for visiting and if you have time to leave a comment it is much appreciated.

See you soon,

Lynne x

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Thursday, 26 April 2018

AYLI DT - FAVOURITE ANIMAL

Good Morning Everyone,

It is time for another challenge at As You Like It and the theme for this fortnight is to showcase a project showing your favourite animal (and don't forget to tell us why please).






I love most animals, but because we have two of them, I am going to say dogs.  They are so loving and loyal and it's great to see them enjoying themselves on a long walk and cooling off with a swim.  I must say though they do cause some work in the house (when I could be crafting!) with dog hairs, dust etc.

For my cards I've used the cute stamp called Dogs in Pots from Wild Rose Studio.  I've coloured as usual with copics and I've used a rectangular die from Go Create to make the card.  The paper is from from LOTV and I've added natural twine and a little flower to finish.  The sentiment I think is from Kaisercraft.


The sponsor for the challenge is 


with a lovely prize for the winner.


We'd love you to join us in the challenge and if you'd like to pop over to the challenge here you'll be able to see the inspiration from the rest of the team.


Challenges I would like to enter are:

Di's Digi Challenge - Include an Animal
Creative Inspirations - Springtime
Creative Moments 141 - Anything Goes
CCC Digi Creations - Include an Animal
Simon Says Stamp Weds - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting and I hope you are able to leave a comment as I do love to read them.  

Have a lovely weekend,

Lynne x
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Monday, 23 April 2018

Christmas with the Cuties DT - Let It Snow

Good Morning Everyone,

It's time for a new challenge over at Christmas with the Cuties and the theme for this one is "Let It Snow" so we would like to see your cute Christmas projects with that in mind.






The sponsors of the challenge are Pink Gem Designs who have kindly provided the team with images and mine is Funky Snowman.  For my design I sponged blue and lilac inks onto a scrap of card and attached it to the back of my die cut and embossed top layer.   I've coloured the snowman with copics, fussy cut him out and attached him with tape.  The snow effect was created with a stencil, texture paste and glitter and the sentiment is from LOTV.



I hope you will be able to join us in the challenge and if you'd like to pop over here you'll be able to see the inspiration from the rest of the team.

Challenges I would like to enter are:

Colour Crazy Challenge wk 16 - Anything Goes


Thank you for visiting and I hope you have time to leave a comment, I do love to read them.

Have a good week,

Lynne x









Friday, 20 April 2018

UNICORN LOVE

Morning Everyone,

What lovely weather we are having at last.  I've been gardening trying to get all the weeds out before they get too large.

My card today is one I've made with the cute Stamping Bella Unicorns.  I've had them for a while and this is their first trip out.




I've coloured them, the rainbow and a scrap of paper for the "Sending" die with copics and fussy cut them out and also used Lawn Fawn puffy clouds border.  The rainbow is from a set from Little Miss Muffet called Groovy Doodles and the inked clouds are made with a stencil with blue ink from Stampin Up.  I've glittered their little horns and wings and also used a glitter pen on the hearts.

I am entering this into Pixie's Snippets Playground and the snippets used are white card for the unicorns, rainbow and the sending die and also red card for the hearts.

Challenges I would like to enter are:

Pixie's Snippets Playground - Use snippets
Southern Girls - F for Fantasy
Simons Says Weds - Sparkle and Shine
Tuesday Throwdown - Glimmer and Shine
Though The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet #187 - Anything Goes

Have a lovely weekend and thank you for visiting. I do love to read your comments, they are much appreciated.

Lynne x





Thursday, 12 April 2018

AYLI DT - YOUR FAVOURITE COLOURING MEDIUM


Morning Everyone,

Today is the start of another challenge over at As You Like It and this fortnight we would like to see projects using your favourite colouring medium (and don't forget to tell us why please).




This is the second baby card I made for my daughter, but I think she liked the round shape of the last one best, so this didn't get picked.  It's a digital image from Papernest Dolls which I've coloured with Copic markers.  They are my favourite way to colour at the moment as they are the pens I started with and are most familiar with.  I did get a new set of polychromos pencils for Christmas, but only had a few dabbles with them so far.

I did actually make a boo boo with this card.  I won't go into full details apart from I've been trying some new glue and it just gets all over the place!  Anyway, the heart and the congratulations sentiment aren't where they were originally intended.

The paper I've used is a retired pad from LOTV and the doily rectangle die is from Tattered Lace.


The sponsor for this challenge is



If you would like to pop over to the challenge here you'll be able to see the lovely inspiration from the rest of the team.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Dis Digi Designs - Hand Coloured Image
Penny's Paper Crafty 375 - Anything Goes
The Ribbon Girls - Anything Goes
Simon Say Stamp Weds - Add some texture

Thank you for visiting and I hope you can leave a comment.

Have a good weekend all, I think the weather is going to pick up here in the UK.

Lynne x










Monday, 9 April 2018

PAPER PIECED FLOWERS


Morning Everyone,

I saw this card on Pinterest a while ago and thought it would be a good way of using up scraps so I thought I'd have a go with my favourite colour combination of lilac and mint green and this is what I came up with.





I'm quite pleased as I've used 2 stamp sets I've had for ages and never used! They are Inkadinkado flourishes and Dreamees stitched flowers.  I stamped the flourishes in silver metallic and then stamped a few random flowers and leaves onto the scraps and fussy cut them out.  I've used vellum for the Kaisercraft sentiment and added a few enamel dots too.

Hubby went to Wembley yesterday to watch Lincoln City play in a football final so I had a luxury day of crafting and doing whatever I pleased, but I had to add dog walking in and a bit of ironing too.

I would like to thank Wendy for becoming my latest follower and hope she enjoys seeing my makes.

Challenges for this card are:

Pixie's Snippets Playground - Use Snippets
Simons Says Stamp Weds - Happy Birthday
Crafting By Designs - Anything Goes
Love to Scrap - April Showers Bring May Flowers
Sir Stampalot - One for the Girls
Southern Girls - Favourite Colour Combo (lilac and mint green)
The Crafty Addicts #47 - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting and I love it if you can leave a comment.

Have a good week,

Lynne x





Thursday, 5 April 2018

NEW BABY

Hi Everyone,

I hope you are all keeping well. As I am typing this (Wednesday) it is raining and has been a wet and miserable day, but I think Thursday is supposed to be better.

My daughter asked me to make her a new baby girl card for a friend due in April so I made 2 and this is the one she chose.




I've used a clear stamp set which I won recently from Digistamp boutique. I coloured the cute image with copics and for the card base have used my Tattered Lace Essential Doily Dies.  The largest one is a good 5.5" so it's not much smaller than my usual 6" square cards and the edges are so pretty.  The sentiment came with the stamp and I've used silver metallic for this as black looked too harsh.  The papers are a mixture and I've added narrow white ribbon and a little flower.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Allsorts - New Beginnings
CCC Digi Creations - Include an animal
Creative Moments 140 - Anything Goes
The Ribbon Girl - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper Crafty 374 - Anything Goes
That's Crafty - Going round in Circles
The Sketchy Challenges - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting and I do love it when you leave a comment, they are much appreciated.

Have a good weekend,

Lynne x



Sunday, 1 April 2018

Sparkles Christmas DT - Feature a Creature

Good Morning Everyone,

I hope you are having a good Easter weekend.  As it's the 1st of the month it is time for another challenge over at Sparkles Forum Christmas challenge.  The theme for this month is "Feature a Creature" as long as it's Christmas related.




I have chosen to use a pre-printed LOTV image.  I bought quite a few of these when I first started making cards so try and make one every now and then to use them up.   I've also used a scrap of white card which I'd die cut for something else and changed my mind, some LOTV paper, all matted onto navy card and a die cut snowflake, navy ribbon and pearls to pretty it up.

I hope you can join us for the challenge and if you'd like to pop over here you'll be able to see the inspiration from the rest of the team.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Winter Wonderland - Animals
The Sketchy Challenges - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles wk 13 - Anything Goes
Simons Says Stamp Weds - Anything Goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - Anything Critter Goes


Thank you for visiting and I hope you have time to leave a comment, they are much appreciated.

Lynne x









Thursday, 29 March 2018

AYLI - FAVOURITE FLOWER

Good Morning Everyone,

I hope you are all keeping well.

We've had a wet few days lately, I just hope it picks up a bit for those going away on their Easter hols.

It's the start of a new challenge over at As You Like It and the theme for this fortnight is to showcase a project with your favourite flower (and don't forget to tell us why please).





I love all flowers, but this time I have chosen tulips.  I really love to see them in the garden, it means warmer weather is on the way and they come in so many beautiful colours, but their season isn't a very long one, that may be one reason they are a favourite.

For my card I've used an image from Little Claire Designs, I think he's so cute.  I've coloured him with copics and added some fun flock to his tail.  The papers are old LOTV and I've used kraft for the  mini scalloped borders. I've used a sizzle oval die and the stitch banner is from Creative Expressions.

I hope you like him and if you'd like to pop over to the challenge here you'll be able to see the inspiration from the rest of the team.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:


Di's Digidesigns - Spring Flowers
Daisy Chain - Spring
Noor Design - Spring
Southern Girls - Die Cuts
Dream Valley - Spring Colours
Deep Ocean - Easter/Spring

Thank you for visiting and if you can leave a comment I do love to read them.

I'll be back at the weekend. Have a good Easter,

Lynne x


Monday, 26 March 2018

Christmas with the Cuties DT - Bingo

Good morning everyone,

I hope you've had a good weekend.  Yesterday was a lovely sunny day here so let's hope it's a sign of things to come.

It's time for a new challenge over at Christmas with the Cuties and the theme for this one is Bingo.




This is the Bingo grid and I've chosen straight down the middle for my card - Blue, Cute Christmas Image and Green.  I did actually buy some gingham card specially for it, but when I started making the card up it didn't look right to me so I went for a different line.




The sponsor for the challenge is Bugaboo stamps who have kindly provided the team with images and mine is "Christmas Mice - Sign It". I've coloured them with copics and heat embossed the sentiment from LOTV in silver.  The paper is from The Works and I've added Wink of Stella to the silver parts of the baubles and blue ribbon and green enamel dots to match the baubles.

It's a fairly simple make but I like how it's turned out and will probably try it again in a different colour way.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Rudolph Days March challenge - Anything Christmas
Hiding in My Craft Room - Any Holiday
ABC Christmas - E for Embossing (sentiment)
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas - Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet Stamps - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy Challenge Wk12 - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting and I appreciate any comments you may wish to leave.

Have a good week,

Lynne x





Thursday, 15 March 2018

AYLI DT - Favourite Easter Character


Good Morning Everyone,

It's time for a new challenge at As You Like It and the theme for this fortnight is to showcase a project using your favourite Easter character (and don't forget to tell us why please).




I love chicks and bunnies, but I always associate bunnies more with Easter and they are so cute and cuddly, in fact, have you seen the new Peter Rabbit film that's coming out?  I'd love to see it, they look really cute!

For my card I've chosen a pre-printed image from LOTV.  I don't make Easter cards so thought this could pass for an Easter or a Spring birthday.  I've used 2 sheets of different papers and the kraft swirly bits are from a Marianne Design numbers die that I have.  I'm still not sure why they are on a numbers die though, but they've come in useful for this. All the squares and rectangles have been cut out with stitched edge dies.




The sponsor for this challenge is Crafty Ribbons with a lovely prize for the winner.

If you'd like to pop over to the challenge here you'll be able to see the inspiration from the rest of the team.

I'd like to enter the following challenges:

2 Crafty Critter Crazies - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude #37 - Anything goes
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts #235 - Spring is on the Way
Digi Choosday Wk 11 - Anything Goes
Lets Craft & Create - Anything Goes
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Spring Cuties
Noor Design - Spring

I think that's all for now apart from thank you for visiting and I hope you can leave a comment as I do love to read them.

Have a good weekend.

Lynne x





Sunday, 11 March 2018

SHOP TILL YOU DROP

Good Morning Everyone,

I hope you are having a good weekend and Happy Mother's Day to all you Mums out there.  I will be having visitors later today so it will be nice to see my two girls.





This is a card I've made with Stamping Bella Uptown Girl Posh.  I've coloured her with copics and added some sparkle to her dress and the presents.  I didn't use the sentiment that goes with it but used one from a Penny Black set I have as it seemed quite appropriate.  I've used an old LOTV pad called Dress Shoppe for the papers.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Catz - Layer It Up
Creative Craft Cottage - Make It Feminine
Simon Say Stamp Weds - Girl Power
Creative Inspirations - Any Occasion
Crafty Friends - For a Special Lady
Little Miss Muffet Challenge - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting and enjoy the rest of your weekend. I hope you can leave a comment as I love to read them.


Lynne x




Thursday, 1 March 2018

AYLI DT - SINGLE OR MULTIPLE LAYERS

Good Morning,

We have a new challenge over at As You Like It and for this fortnight the theme is to showcase a project using either single or multiple layers (and don't forget to tell us why please or you won't be eligible for the prize or Top 3).



I think single layer cards can look so good, but I just can't do it! I do like pretty patterned papers and when I've tried single layers I always feel as though I have something missing so I stick with more than one. 

The sponsor for this challenge is


who have kindly provided us with images to work with.  

My card shows Polkadoodles Cute Robins with Stockings digi image which I've coloured with copics to match the First Edition paper.  I've added fun flock to their pom poms, glitter on their hats and liquid pearls on the mistletoe berries.  I found it difficult to know how to decorate this card because the image seemed quite busy so I've kept it fairly simple with some velvet ribbon and pearls.  I've also used mini scalloped dies from My Favorite Things. This is my third christmas card of the week so I'm certainly getting on with them.

I hope you can join us and if you could pop over to the challenge here you'll be able to see the inspiration from the rest of the team.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Colour Crazy Challenge wk 8 - Anything Goes
Digi Choosday - Anything Goes
Dream Valley - Things with Wings
Allsorts - I Spy something beginning with B - Birds


Thank you for visiting and I hope you can leave a comment as I do love to read them.

Have a good weekend and keep warm, I know I won't be going far, I think the snow must be up to 7 or 8 inches on the lawn.

Lynne x










SPARKLES CHRISTMAS DT - STARS

Morning Everyone,

I hope you are all well and keeping warm.  Lots of snow here yesterday and the dogs are loving it.  They've been like excited children chasing each other around the garden, but on the down side it took our daughter 3 hours to get to work and she only lives 6 miles away, if that.

Anyway it's the first of the month so time for a new challenge over at Sparkles Christmas Challenge and the theme for this month is "Twinkle, Twinkle Stars".





This is my card and I've used a free stamp and sentiment from a Creative Stamping magazine which I've embossed in silver and added small punched silver mirri stars from my Fiskars hole puncher.  The photo hasn't come out very well I'm afraid,  I think it was quite a sunny day when I took it.

I would like to enter this into:

Penny Paper Crafty 369 - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Weds - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments - Anything Goes + a sentiment
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes


I hope you can join us this month and if you'd like to pop over to the challenge here you'll be able to see the inspiration from the rest of the team.

Thank you for finding the time to visit and I hope you can leave a comment as I do love to read them.

I will be back soon with another DT card.


Lynne x

Monday, 26 February 2018

CHRISTMAS WITH THE CUTIES - ANYTHING GOES

Morning Everyone,

I hope you've had a good weekend, kept warm and hopefully had some time to craft.

We're back with a new challenge at Christmas with the Cuties and the challenge is a nice and easy one as it's Anything Goes, that is as long as it's cute and Christmas projects only.




For my card I've used a cute stamp from Whimsy stamps, which I coloured with copics, I just love these bunnies.  I've used various First Edition christmas paper and kraft card.  There's not much else to say about it really apart from glossy accents being added to the holly berries and a few pearls in the  corner.  I'm trying to keep some of my cards fairly flat at the moment for posting purposes so resisted adding anything else.

The lucky winner will receive a prize from this month's sponsor Crafty Ribbons.

I hope you will be able to join us in the challenge and if you'd like to pop over here you'll be able to see the inspiration from the rest of the team.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Rudolph Days Feb Challenge - Anything Christmas
Allsorts - I Spy Something Beginning with B - Bunnies
Fab n Funky - Christmas
Winter Wonderland - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - Cute Critters
Deep Ocean Challenge - Cute and Cuddly

I hope you have a good week and don't get too much snow.

Lynne x







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Thursday, 22 February 2018

SPRING BIRTHDAY

Morning Everyone,

I hope you are well.  It's a lovely sunny morning here, but still quite cold.

I'm sharing this JFF card today as I was in need of a few flattish birthday cards and this is one of them.




I was lucky enough to win some Bugaboo images a week or so ago and this is one I picked. I've coloured the image in copics and made a fairly simple card with yellow cardstock and ribbon to match the tulip.  The white card is of the hammered variety to give it a bit more interest and the sentiment is from Kaisercraft.  Not my normal style I must admit, but I was pleased with how it turned out. I've also used stitched edge dies to cut everything out, but you can't see it very well in the photo.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

A Gem of a Challenge - Spring Flowers
Southern Girls - Nature
Dragonfly Dreams - Flowers
Bizzy Becs Store - Anything Goes
The Sketchy Challenges - Anything Goes
Penny Paper Crafty 368 - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting and hopefully you will find time to leave a comment, I do appreciate it and love to read them.

See you soon,

Lynne x





Thursday, 15 February 2018

AYLI DT - FAVE WAY TO ADD A SENTIMENT

Morning Everyone,

It is time for the next challenge over at As You Like It and for this fortnight we would like you to showcase a project showing your favourite way to add a sentiment (and please don't forget to say why  as it won't be eligible for a prize or top 3 spot).





I've failed miserably in my efforts to try and not buy any more stamps/images as I have been tempted to a few just lately.  This one is from Di's Digistamps which I have coloured with copics.  I tried to colour it with my new pencils, but struggled to find a blue that suited.

More often than not when I'm making a card I don't think about the sentiment until the end and struggle with where to put one, so my most favourite way then is to use these little tags under a bow.  These are from Mama Elephant, but I also use the LOTV ones quite a lot too.

I've used a Crealies mini scalloped square and ribbon and pearls finish it off.

If you'd like to pop over to the challenge here you'll be able to see the inspiration from the rest of the team.

The sponsor for this fortnight is



I would like to enter the following challenges:

Stamping Sensations - Anything with Flowers
The Sketchy Challenges -  Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet 182 - Anything Goes
Noor Design February - Celebrations
Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper-Crafty - Anything Goes

Thank you for finding the time to visit and I hope you can leave a comment as I do love to read them. 

Have a good weekend,

Lynne x