Followers - A Big Thank You

Thursday, 30 June 2011

It's Raining

Hi Crafters,

A big thank you to my new followers I reach my first milestone double figures!
Thank you also for all the lovely comments I have received since starting this blog, it gives me the inspiration to continue.
Today I have a Magnolia Rubber Stamp card which has raining theme, entering this card into challenges listing below.
Getting more use out of my Cuttlebug die machine recommended by my friend Helen. 
  Hoping to increase in the months to come of the dies and embossing folders purchases.
Any recommendations which best to buy much appreciated.

Materials used to make this card:-
Magnolia rubber stamp
Back to basic paper packs//Textured pink card
With Love Senitment//Umbrella metal charm//3 Mulberry flowers
Stick on Pearl Gems//Foam pad to raise picture
Promarkers pens

Close Up

Challenges Enter:-

Pink Gem Designs- Fixed Design
Here Come the Boys- Stripes & Spots
Pollycraft monday challenge-Make a splash
Make it Monday-Anything Goes
The Crafty Pad-Bright&Bold or Pastels
Crafty Cardmakers-Stripes & spots
Bearly Mine - Anything Goes
Just Magnolia - Anything Goes

Sue xx

Friday, 24 June 2011

New Born Baby Girl Card

Hi Crafters

Friday already another quick week gone by.
Today's card is a New Born Baby Girl Card using a die cut from Lili of Valley.
I have used a mini spring to give a 3d effect and make it wobble.

Challenge Entries

A brief description of materials used for this card for your info:-
Scalloped shape 6x6 white card/Lili of valley die cut “Rocking Horse and Hi Cutie Pie"/Backing paper 6x6 designer paper pack Baby and celebrations/Pink ribbon and Pink Flower brad/Rocking horse attached by mini card spring.

Little Tip (maybe all crafters know this)
Recommend these little jars for all the little embellishments

Thanks again taking time to look at my blog.

Friday, 17 June 2011

Sorcerer's Apprentice - Abracadabra

Hi Crafters,

Success with my ten pin bowling league on Thursday nights, top of the ladies on the score sheets.
 I'll enjoy it while it lasts always someone keen to knock you off the top spot.

Back to the card crafts, this is my first card with one of my new stamps from Lili of Valley collection.

Materials used to make this card:-
Abracadabra unmounted Stamp
A6 canvas texture cardstock, 3 shades used
Yellow card shaped in to star
Purple star shaped brads plain and pattern
Backing paper 6x6 back to basics II

Close up

Challenge Entries with this card:-

Each day I am learning more about the blog sites and challenges.
Special thanks for the help from Tammy Louise, cheers.
Thanks again for all your comments and all of you whom follow to this blog.
Have a great weekend

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Girly Afternoon Chat

Hi Crafters,

A big thank you for my first 3 followers only been live a week, appreciate your support.   
Successful Doncaster Stamp Magic buys last Sunday, working on my new Lili of Valley Stamps I purchased with my birthday vouchers from my office colleagues. Thanks Guys !!!!
Will post later this week new creation from one of the stamps I purchased..
Today is another card with Lili of Valley Girly Afternoon Die Cut.

Materials used for this card design:-Scalloped shape 6x6 white card//Lili of valley die cut “Girly Afternoon”
Free from a magazine backing paper //Die Cut scalloped light brown card//Organza Brown wide  ribbon //Wild Orchid flowers, large peach rose with smaller peach roses.

Challenge Blogs will be entering this card in:-

A Spoon Full of Sugar   
Lexi's Creations

Thanks All, Enjoy
From Sue

Friday, 10 June 2011

It's a Girl Thing

Hi Crafters,

Many thanks for my first comments and interest.   
 Had an exciting evening last nite with my ten pin bowling league managed to play my best series over three games.   Then my best game of the season so far to reach the top of the female lists.   
 Hoping to attend the Stamp Magic in Doncaster this Sunday, look out for more inspiration.

My second post I attached another Lili of Valley Die Cut called It's a Girl Thing, hope you enjoy.

Used some lovely mulberry paper flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts, paper from Back to Basic range.  Punched a scalloped circle, stamp onto white card, sentiment stamp using Lili of valley clear sentiment "Happy Birthday" then coloured with Promarkers. 
Pink card and wide pink organza ribbon.

Enjoy !!!!!!

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

My First Blog Post

Welcome to my first post.   
I'm new to the world of blog, so have a lot to learn. 
Any advice from other users would be appreciated.

A lot of my creations I use Lili of the Valley products.   
At present am working on cards for fund raising for a friend's nursery.
Above is one of my designs.
Enjoy !!!!

A brief description of materials used for this card for your info:-
Scalloped shape 6x6 white card
Lili of valley die cut “Take it Easy”
Scalloped large square using cuttlebug, brown paper from Paper Box
Artwrap Ltd Natural Paper Art Rope and tied Straw
Sugar & Spice designer pack paper 6x6 by Dovecraft

Challenges entries with above card design:-
Make it Monday
Lexi's Creations
A Spoon Full of Sugar
Bearly Mine Designs
Wags & Whiskers
Ladybug Crafts