Tuesday, 3 May 2011

OLDIE BUT A GOODIE - Say it with flowers

Heres my 1st in a long time and its my DT card for this fortnights challenge for Oldie But A Goodie,this week its Tracys turn to choose our theme which is - Say it with Flowers, and i love using my roses and flower DPs,we have a fabulous prize again this week again so make sure and check out the challenge blog and see it and also the amazing work from the rst of the DT
Heres what ive used for my card,
Tilda image coloured with distress inks
papers are a mix of K&Co and Basic grey
sentiment is Whimsey
all the other bits n bobs are from my stash
hope you like what i have come up with and dont forget to be eligable for the prize and top 3 you must use a stamped image at least 6mths old and NO DIGITAL images please
Hope its sunny where you are and that you all had a great Bank Holiday Monday yesterday
ooopz forget to say that the sketch i have used is from sketch saturday

love n hugs

Sunday, 1 May 2011


Afternoon All,
At Last i am back,ive had a very sick computer,and have missed all thats been going on and all your lastest creations,so i will be trying to catch up over the next few days so please bare with me
love n hugs
liza xox

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Oldie But A Goodie challenge no 15 - colour combo - Brown,Pink & Brown

Morning Everyone,well its time for another challenge over at Oldie But A Goodie and this week its my turn to set te theme so i thought i would choose a colour combo,so i chose Brown,Pink and Blue,dunno know why tho as its not a colour combo i would usually use,so it was a challenge this week for me too lol heres what i come up with...

Papers are MME-Penny Lane Paper Stack,i love these papers they are lush and soo glittery.Sentiument is by whimsy,flowers and pearls are from my stash and of courseTilda is coloured with distress inksand is one of the 1st tildas i ever purshased and is also one of my many favs lol hope you like what i have done and i look forward to seeing what you all come up with and please check out the other DT members fabulous creations for great inspiration and please remember that you must use a STAMPED IMAGE AT LEAST 6MTHS OLD as we are STILL getting loads of enteries using digiimages or newer stamps,remember to stop by the blog and check out our sponsor for this week
gtg now and take care of my sick babies as the bug is back in our house grrrrrr..
love n hugs

Friday, 11 March 2011

Another Magnolia card i just cant help myself lol

Hi Everyone,heres a card i made awhile ago but never got round to showing you,i think it was actually ment for a past challenge but i mised the deadline,now that wouldnt be like me now would it lol Papers are Prima,Tilda is coloured with distress inks,sentiment i think is whimsy,flowers are from wild orchid crafts as are the pearls,ive also used the frond branch punch by Martha Stewart,also ive used nesties for the circle and scalloped circle....Im going to enter it into this weeks


Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Oldie But A Goodie - Challenge 14# - For Baby

Its time again for our challenge over at Oldie But A Goodie this week the theme is For Baby chosen by the fabulous Annie
and heres the great prize this week  sponsored by

I have used a LOTV stamp coloured with distress inks,i have embossed the blue card stock using my Bigshot with a cuttlebug embossing folder,cardstock and buttons are all from my stash,as is the sentiment,ribbon is recycled,it was wrapped round pjamas,hope you like what i have done,its quite a plain card for me,not sure about this less is more lol......make sure and go check out the fabulous creation from the DT and GDT this week..

Thankyou for stopping by and please remember if your entering the challenge no digis and your stamp must be at least 6mths old..
Love n Hugs

Monday, 7 March 2011

woo hoo the sun is shinning,

Morning Everyone,the sun is shinning here today,havnt been outside yet tho so its more than likely still cold,hope not tho as im off to Belfast today with my eldest for her pre-op assessment so fingers crossed she gets a date for her op! Did you all have a good weekend,did you do anything nice?
Heres a card i made must be 2wks ago now,but havnt got round to posting,the papers were a freebie i got in a magazine and they are by Pink Petticoat,arent they lovely,the horse is a digi image by whimsy called Dance of  Love which i got here ,i thought i would have trouble colouring it as i dont do animals very often but i really enjoyed colouring it and i think i didnt do too bad a job,what you think?The horses mane and tail could be a little better tho i think,the ribbon and felt scroll is from my stash as are the flowers.
Im going to enter this card into the following challenges
Thanks for stopping by
Take care and i will be back tomorrow with our new challenge at Oldie But A Goodie
Love n Hugs

Monday, 28 February 2011

Teddy Bo Challenge #4 - Duck Egg Blue and Chocolate

Afternoon All,
Hope you are all well,theres a bug in our house grrrrrr,Zara was up through the night vomiting so mummy is tired today and trying to relax but it aint happening lol
I have totally fell in love with this gorgeous teddys arnt they just the cutest and they are fabulous to color too,ive coloured her with distress inks and added some stickles to her wings and wand,papers are all from my stash and were in a box of scraps and odds n ends so i havnt a clue who the are by soz,but thought they would be perfect for The Teddy Bo Challenge which this week is to use Duck Egg Blue and Chocolate,what a gorgeous colour combo dont you think! Flowers and flat backed gems are also from my stash...I'm also going to enter my card into the Stamp Something Challenge which is to use flowers,there are 3 on my card so hope it counts..the sketch i have used is from this weeks Friday Sketchers which was fab to use and one i will use again and again im sure...
Thankyou all for stopping by,hopefully i will be back tomorrow with a card i have made using a whimsy digi stamp.

Take care
love n hugs
liza x

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Oldie But A Goodie - Challenge 13# - Spring is in the air

Morning Everyone,Its time for another challenge over at Oldie But A Goodie and this week its the fabulous  Fleurs turn to choose the theme,and she has chosen
Spring is in the Air
and here's the prize that is up for grabs

also the winner of Fleur's top3 will be asked to be our GD for April.....

please don't forget that to eligible for the prize and top 3,you MUST use a stamp that is at least 6mths old,NO digis......we have had loads of stunning entries that have unfortunately not been eligible in past challenges.....

For my card i have used this wonderful Sugar Nellie stamp which i have had for must be a few years at least,coloured with distress inks...the papers i have used are from the new Prima -Botanical 6x6 paper pad and they are all gorgeous,sentiment stamp i have had your ages and don't know were i got it from,ems are from my stash and flowers,seam binding and pearls are a either from wild orchid crafts and stash..hope you like what i have done and please don't forget to check out the rest of the fabulous DTs wonderful creations..

take care
love n hugs
Liza xox

Friday, 11 February 2011

Sketch Saturday using a stamp i got with a magazine - it is soooo cute!!!!!

Evening all,the weekend is finally here at last,i thought it was never gonna get here,i hope you all have a fab weekend !!
Well here's a card I've made for Sketch Saturday using this fabulous sketch which i thought would be perfect for a male card,i must admit like alot of you i struggle with male cards and i have 2 to make for a friend so i had better get my thinking cap on lol

for my card i have used ,Basic Grey-Oliver paper pad, sentiment is from whimsy stamps bought at Bunny Zoe's as was the paper pad.
The image is a stamp i got free in a magazine,isn't it just the cutest!!!!!! and perfect for those male cards,i have coloured it with distress inks,the buttons are from my stash,hope you like what Ive done with it and hope to be back soon all being well...
take care all
love n hugs

Thursday, 10 February 2011

Just Magnolia and Hanglar & Stranglar Challenge - Monthly Challenge with ribbons

Hope you are all well and looking forward to the weekend,i sure am as my o/h is off all weekend which doesnt happen often so at least i can get a lie in saturday hehe
Heres a card ive made for the Just Magnolia and Hanglar&Stranglar Challenge which this week is their special monthly challenge with ribbons..
ive made a smaller card than i normally do this one is 4 by 4 and the paper is bo bunny,well at least io think it is as it was a scrap i had in my box,image is Hanglar and coloured with distress inks and ribbons is from my stash,thankyou for stopping by and i hope to be back soon as i have been a bit awol lately due to my eldest being in and out of hospital since before christmas,so ive been busy busy busy lol and not had alot of time for crafting......please leave a comment to let me know youve popped by
take care,love n hugs

Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Oldie But A Goodie - Challenge 12# - Add A Heart

Its time for another challenge over at Oldie But A Goodie and this week its the fabulous Debs turn to choose the challenge and she has chosen

so dust off your stamps and make your loved one a valentines card !

donated by Debs

Please remember that to be eligable for the prize you must use a STAMPED image at least 6mths old.....
for my card i have used this fabulous valentine Tilda stamp coloured with distress inks and the papers are from nitwits (arnt they fab) think they are my new favourite lol,sentiment is Cats life press,ive also used MS border punch and ribbon and buttons from my stash
Pop over to the challenge blog and check out the rest of the fabulous DT creations.
take care and be back soon
love n hugs

Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Theres a new challenge over at Oldie but a goodie this week - no 11 - Fairies,Mermaids,Dragons or any other Mythical Creature

Morning Everyone,
Ive had a busy week last week as my 13yr old daughter ended up back in hospital last Tuesday evening and only got out on Saturday,this is the 3rd time in a month bless her only this time it was her Gall Bladder,the poor mite was in terrible pain and was on morphine and all sorts they did loads of tests and discovered that she has gall stones,but lucky enough an MRI scan discovered that none of the stones are in her bile duct but we have to return to see the consultant on Friday for him to discuss the removal of her gall bladder,she is only recovering too from getting her appendix removed on the 17th December....so she has yet more in front of her....
Well anyway .... its time for another challenge over at Oldie But A Goodie which has been chosen this week by the wonderful Tracy which is....

Fairies,Mermaids,Dragons or other Mythical Creature
(no digital images please the aim of the challenge blog is to dust off your old rubber stamps -6mths old or more)

So here's what I've came up with and picture of the fab prize also

Here's what i have used for my card..
WOJ stamp coloured with distress inks with Kars glitter glue added to wings
Prima Papers
sentiment stamp is by Whimsy
MS frond punch
corrugated card -recycled from some packaging
Flowers from wild orchid crafts and stash
ribbon from stash
and nesties label 4 (at least i think that's the one)

We also have a new DT member who has joined us, Pauline (welcome to the team) her creations are fabulous.......plz pop by the Challenge blog and and check out the rest of the fabulous DTs creations and join in with our latest challenge,thank you everyone for your support we had an amazing amount of entries for our last challenge..bye for now..
love n hugs

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Soz another Christmas card

Morning Everyone,
Here's another Christmas card i made before christmas but with chloe beingin hospital i didnt get round to sharing it with you's,papers are last are a mix of MMe and K&Co and think the journling tag is MME also,image is a digi lil lad from tickled pink stamps coloured with distress inks and ive added loads of kars glitter glue,gems are from wild orchid crafts and buttons are from my stash,love these images they are so cut and fun to colour,im going to enter this card into the challenge over at Pear tree Designs which is free for all so think it qualifies,enjoy the rest of your day...
love n hugs

Friday, 14 January 2011

Stamp Something Challenge - Anything Goes

Evening All,
Here's a card i made before Christmas but haven't gotten round to showing it,i love this digi image,she is from Tickled Pink Stamps.Lil Lolita's Christmas range,I've coloured her with distress inks,papers are K&Co,snowflakes are from various punches and gems and ribbon are from my stash..I'm
entering it into the Stamp Something Challenge which this week is Anything Goes..
Hope you all have a fantastic weekend,i gonna hada get my act together and do some crafting and try and get my mojo back as its done yet another runner
Take Care
Love n Hugs

Tuesday, 11 January 2011

Oldie But a Goodie challenge No 10 - Bright & Cheery

Morning All,
Yey at last im back,internet up and running again as is my new laptop (christmas pressie to myself),Its time for another challenge over at Oldie But A Goodie and this week its the wonderful Lisa's turn to pick the theme and she has chosen Bright & Cheery so something cheery and and colourful to make a change from all those christmas cards lol we are sponsored this week by

link to shop

and the prize is

For my card i have used paper from MME,stamp is whiff of joy coloured with distress inks and the circle sentiment is by whimsy stamps and lastly the ribbon is from my stash...
Now pop over to the challenge blog and take a look at the rest of the DTs fabulous creations
hope to be back soon