Tuesday, August 31, 2010

not your average Rock chick - Kenny K Krafty girlz challenge-Music + Craftalicious challenge-Purple and Green + Sketch and Stash No 43

Good morning everyone and thank you all so much for your well wishes and yes 'cough cough' I'm still not well and am looking for a kind volunteer to do my ironing for me lol...my card today is using this Kenny K stunner called Star, don't you just love this sparkly rock chick, I coloured her with Distress inks and glittered her guitar, Im entering this for the Kenny K Krafty girlz challenge which is Music and I used the Sketch and Stash sketch (my neglected stash is this My Minds eye paper from Bunny Zoe's Crafts) although I had to move the sentiment so hope it still counts...and the Craftalicious Purple and Green Challenge...the striped glittered paper is from the BoBunny limited Edition Glitter collection and is Jazmyne mist...I finished with some purple satin ribbon and bow and a selection of buttons from my stash...I hope you like it and I managed to do a bit of commenting last night but still need to catch up so thank you for commenting all those I haven't got round to yet...have a fantastic day
Mina xxx

Monday, August 30, 2010

'cough cough' Im not well - Whiff of Joy challenge 86 Janes sketch

Happy Monday everyone...well I'm not very well 'cough cough' do you feel sorry for me, I have a chest infections...its a general condition know as Sod's Law, you know the thing like when you haven't had a holiday in ages then you book one and you get a chest infection or when you drop the bread it always lands butter side down lol....but loads of antibiotics, a hot water bottle, some green tea and I will be sorted, that's why I didn't do any commenting this weekend, I was curled up feeling sorry for myself ' cough cough'...come on now could I have a teeny bit of sympathy here please lol...anyway enough wallowing my card for today is for the Whiff of Joy challenge which is a stunner of a sketch by the fantastically talented Jane, brill sketch Jane...I used this little sweetie I haven't used for ages and coloured her with distress inks, its not the best colouring but will have to do for today though as in case I haven't told you...I'm not well 'cough cough' lol, I teamed her up with some lush Capella paper from Basicgrey, I love this series of paper don't you...I used a thick cream satin ribbon and the sentiments and embellishments are from the Capella stickers sheet...I hope you like it...have a fabulous holiday Monday for all in the UK and everyone have a brilliant Happy Monday
Mina xxx

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Its all about the eyes - Sweet Pea Stampers Lace and Pearls + Sketch and Stash Challenge 42 + Simon Says Challenge-Paper Piecing

Good morning everyone did you all have a fab day yesterday, I went craft shopping for more candy for while I'm away and to celebrate as I have just passed 190,000 hits so not far to the big 200,000 how amazing is that, if someone had told me 18 months ago I would have anywhere near this many hits I would have thought they were nuts lol...thank you all so much for following and visiting me so often, I love to read your comments and so many of you have a wicked sense of humour, love it lol...my card today is using this amazing stamp from Crafts and Me its called Seeing Through, just look at those amazing eyes, stunning aren't they...I used the fab sketch from Sketch and Stash, my new Stash is my stamp and my neglected stash is these fab papers from the Basicgrey Sugar Rush range called Gummy Bears...I paper pieced her wings and glove so I'm entering it for the Simon says challenge paper piecing one and the Sweet Pea Stampers Lace and Pearls challenge too...the lace I added is a very old lace someone gave me years ago even before I started card making, the fab ribbon is from the shoulders of a cardigan and I finished with a cut out heart from the paper and some yellow pearls...I hope you like...wouldn't you just love to have eyes like her...have a fab day everyone and before you ask I still haven't done my ironing lol
Mina xxx

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Autumn yesterday and now its Christmas - Mo's Digital Pencil Dreamteam DT + Friday Sketchers 117

Good morning everyone I hope you all have a fantastic weekend planned...right now hands up everyone who thinks I did my ironing yesterday...yes your right I found loads of other things that were urgent so managed to put it of yet again...creased clothes on holidays I think and a travel iron lol...anyway onto todays card which is for Mo's Dreamteam DT and I used this amazing Christmas Fairy mint how beautiful is this little darling, I coloured her with Distress inks and teamed her up with these stunning Graphic45 papers from Crafters and Co...its a doublesided one from the Christmas past range called The Holly and the Ivy, I added a wide satin ribbon and a double flower and gorgeous velvet leaves...I used the sketch from Friday Sketchers but stuck it on upside down oops, hope it still counts...I hope you like it and whatever your up to have a brilliant day
Mina xxx

Friday, August 27, 2010

Oh no is it Autumn already - Just Magnolia week 70 - Dawny Sketch

Good morning everyone well I had the best intentions of doing some holiday ironing and catching up on all my DT cards for while Im away yesterday and guess what I did...absolutley nothing at all except make this card for Just Magnolia...oh well I had good intentions anyway lol...our new challenge over at Just Magnolia is a fab sketch by our wonderful Dawny...I used this gorgeous Tilda I have had for ages and coloured her with distress inks, I have no idea who the lush papers are by as they are from my scraps, gorgeous colours though arent they even if they are Autumn colours but dont worry it hasnt arrived well not just yet anyway...I finished my card with some gorgeous spotted Kars ribbon and some flowers and a sentiment from my stash...I hope you like it and when you have time hop on over to our Just Magnolia blog to see the incredible work from the rest of our wonderful DT...have a fantastic Friday everyone now Im off to sort out my ironing, Im not saying I will do it though lol
Mina xxx

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Just how cute can one dragon be - Colour Create New Challenge 52 - Dena's choice + Friday Sketchers 116

Good morning everyone I hope you are all well and happy and enjoying your crafting, I did loads of blogging last night and Im always so astounded at how impressive your work is...wow your a talented lot...its that time of the month again, time for a new Colour Create challenge and this time its the fabulous Dena's choice and what a stunner of a choice it is too...Pastel Lilac, Pastel Yellow and Pastel mint, I knew as soon as I saw this challenge what paper I would use and as soon as I saw this perfect little Draggy image I had to buy him (and of course a couple more dropped into my basket lol) isnt he just the cutest thing every, look at that little face dosent it make you smile, its from Spesch Designer stamps and I coloured it with Distress inks...the papers are of course Basicgrey from the Kioshi range and its called Kiku, the sentiment I made up and printed it on the computer and I finished with a lush velvet ribbon made into a bow, I followed the Friday Sketchers sketch for it...I hope you like it and when you have time hop on over to Colour Create to have a look at the rest of the DT's amazing work...have a wonderful day everyone
Mina xxx

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

A vision in pink - Mo's Digital Challenge 45-Thank heaven for little girls+Mojo Monday 153 + Craft your days away challenge-With wings

Good morning everyone I have now started counting the days until my hols instead of the weeks...does that mean its getting closer or I'm just desperate for a holiday do you think or maybe a bit of both lol...now for today's card... I think I'm in love, how incredible is this beautiful angel shes called Angel with Puppy and of course shes from Mo's Digital Pencil, I love how Mo has made the softness so amazingly realistic in this wonderful drawing, shes amazing to colour too, I mean the Angel not Mo lol...I used a very faint colour wash for her dress so the rest of her would stand out and teamed her up with this scrummy double sided paper from American Crafts from their A La Carte range and its called Rosemary...I used this fab reusable sketch from Mojo Monday, I love their sketches don't you they always boot my mojo up the booty...I'm also entering it for the Mo's Digital Challenge which this week is Thank Heavens fro Little girls and the Craft your days away with wings Challenge...I hope you like it because for a change so do I, you know us crafter's are always our own biggest critics lol...have a wonderful day everyone
Mina xxx

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Hunk of the Month - Just Inklined Guest DT card + Sweet Stampin Challenge 40 + Totally Gorjuss-Star + Stamp Something-Digi Day

Good morning everyone deep apologies to all you fish lovers for me eating salmon then making a card with a fish on it yesterday...oops lol, now come on girls this has to be your pinup Hunk of the Month doesn't it lol....isn't he just brilliant, I loved colouring Aubrey Bumblethorpe and of course hes from Just Inklined....hes coloured with Distress inks and teamed up with Fancy Pants papers from Bunny Zoe's crafts...I used the fab sketch from Sweet Stampin for him, love this sketch and will use it again, I'm also using it for the Totally Gorjuss challenge and the Stamp Something challenge too...I finished Aubrey with some string and a few buttons from my stash...I hope you like it...have a fantastic day everyone and no drooling over Aubrey lol
Mina xxx

Monday, August 23, 2010

The challenges have returned - Sunday Sketch and Stamp challenge 35 + 7 Kids College Fund-strip it down

Happy Monday everyone, did you all have a fabby weekend...I didn't do much but we went to Marks and Spencer's yesterday to do some goody shopping and I bought some of the lushest flaked Scottish salmon....mmmmmmmm delicious...it was cold here last night so I was sitting in my kitchen with a huge fluffy dressing gown and fluffy pink socks eating a salmon salad straight out of the fridge with my teeth almost chattering but determined to enjoy it lol...as you can see the challenge cards are coming back and today's is using the gorgeous sketch from Sunday Sketch and Stamp and I'm also entering it for the 2 dp papers maximum challenge at 7 Kids College Fund too...I used this cute little fella isn't he just so gorgeous with his little fish bowl hes a Greeting Farm set Oliver and Amelia My Favourite things, I teamed him up with Kaisercraft Le Chateau papers and the sentiment is from the same pad...they are both from Bunny Zoe's Crafts ...I finished with some buttons and a thick satin ribbon...I hope you like it and have a wonderfully Happy Monday everyone
Mina xxx

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Shock horror no challenge card

Good morning everyone I know its a shocker no challenge card today, just one I wanted to try for fun...I was shopping yesterday and found a fantastic pair of sunglasses, gorgeous so I thought I will have those for my hols, well until I looked at the price...£125 are they kidding, I know they were Raybans but still they would need to be goldplated to pay that for them...I think I will stick with my £4 Sainsbury's ones lol...right onto the card, I wanted to try this fantastic Chinese Tilda I bought from Bunny Zoe's Crafts in 3d, I'm not sure if it worked but it was fun having a go anyway, its good to play with your stash sometimes isnt it...shes coloured with, yes you guessed it...distress inks, the papers and acetate are from different packs from Bunny Zoe's Crafts too...I finished with some teeny punched flowers and added pearl centres...I hope you like it and have a fantastic Sunday everyone
Mina xxx

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Autumn Granny - Belles and Whistles Challenge-Warm Colours + Cute Card Thursday challenge 126

Good morning everyone, did you all enjoy your blog hops this week?...I'm so looking forward to my holidays now, I'm shattered this week and cant keep my eyes open after 10pm which is not like me so I'm way behind on my commenting but I will catch up I promise...what you all up to this weekend anything exciting?...my card for today is for the Belles and Whistles challenge which is to use warm colours and I used the Cute Card Thursday sketch...I chose this fantastic Granny image shes so cute isn't she, I love colouring Belles and Whistles stamps...I used distress inks for her, I don't know why I say that because I always do don't I lol...the amazing papers are from the Kaisercraft Peachy Keen paper pad from Bunny Zoe's Crafts, the flowers are cut from one the pages too and I used a punch for the ferns...I hope you like it and whatever your up to today exciting or not enjoy yourselves
Mina xxx

Friday, August 20, 2010

Second and I promise the last one today post - scroll down for the Wags and Whiskers new release hop - Just Magnolia week 69-Lets get sentimental

Good morning everyone yes your right its me again...sick of the sight of me yet lol...this is my second and last post for today...honestly I promise...if your here for the Wags and Whiskers hop release its just below and don't forget you have a chance to win two of the new releases so don't forget to leave a comment on it...now onto my Just Magnolia card for our new challenge which is to use a sentiment on your card, I used my all time favourite Tilda for my card isn't she just gorgeous, I use her for any occasion shes called Jam Tilda and she always colours beautifully...I teamed her up with a Basic Grey Cappella paper called Sonata and the sentiment, flowers and hearts are from the Cappella Sticker Elements sheet...I coloured Tilda with distress inks and paper pieced her dress...I'm entering this for the Allsorts Challenge Paper Piecing, City Crafter Challenge-Isn't she lovely and the Sweet Stampin Challenge-Use your favourite stamp...I hope you like it and when you have time hop on over to Just Magnolia to see the rest of the DT's amazing creations...enjoy your Friday everyone...phew now I'm off to lie down in a darkened room for three days lol...just kidding I will be back tomorrow of course
Mina xxx

Post No 1 for today...theres another later folks - Wags and Whiskers Blog Hop and Fairy Special Release

Good morning everyone are you enjoying your Fairy special Wags and Whiskers Blog hop and release, if you arrived here from the fabulous Jeanette's blog then your on the right course, if not why not hop over to the Wags and Whiskers blog and start at the beginning, don't forget to leave a comment at everyone's blog for the chance to win two of the new release stamps of your choice from three blogs chosen at random...now I have to admit I think these Fairies are so beautiful and when Nikki asked me to join in the hop I leaped at the chance of colouring one up and they are so fantastic to use...this little beauty is called Lacey, stunning isn't she?, my girly side came out when I was choosing papers for her, I was going to make her a Christmas fairy as I think she would be perfect for that but instead went glittery crazy and used the My Minds Eye Penny Lane Glitter cardstock pad from Bunny Zoe's Crafts...I glittered her wings and even made loads of glittery flowers from the scraps...I finished with some pink satin ribbon, some pearls and a massive glittery butterfly from Anita's Crafts...I used the sketch from Creative Inspirations for her too...the new stamps go on sale today at 12pm GMT/7am EST...your next stop on this fabulous hop is

enjoy the rest of your hop and don't forget to pop back later for my Just Magnolia challenge post
Mina xxx

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Welcome to Mo's Digital Pencil Dreamteam bloghop + Papertake Weekly Challenge Sketch 46

Good morning everyone and welcome to our Dreamteams monthly blog hop for Mo's Digital Pencil, this month our wonderful host is Rosette and she chose the theme of Die cuts/Punches & Nesties, you should have arrived from the fabulous Debbie's blog and if you havent you could pop over to Rosette's to start from the very start as you dont want to miss any of their amazing work...now as you know I dont have a die cutting machine but luckily I do have some friends that do who were kind enough to send some to me so I could use the shape on the centre, the snowflakes are punched I think in glitterboard...I chose to use this stunning Christmas image is one of the male versions of Stocking and this one is called Timmy, isnt he just gorgeous, he reminds me so much of my Nephew in his new christmas jimjams lol, did you all get new jimjams or nightie on Christmas Eve its a tradition in our family and as you got older it seemed like an extra present...I coloured Timmy with distress inks and the amazing papers are Basicgrey Max and Whiskers/Simon and its double sided...I used the fabulous sketch from Papertake Weekly challenge for my card but missed the text bit oops hope it still counts...I finished with some gingham ribbon from my stash...I wish I could remember where I got this from as I will need more pretty soon...your next stop on the hop is over to the fabulous

enjoy the rest of your hop and I will be back tomorrow with a double post day you will be sick of the sight of me soon lol
Mina xxx

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Everybody all together now...aaaaahhhhhhh - Truly Scrumptious challenge 39 + A Spoon Full of Sugar Challenge-Christmas in August

Good morning everyone, I had a lovely day with my Sisters yesterday, did some non shopping if you know what I mean, buying the stuff you didn't know you needed until you see it or had forgotten you needed, small but important things...did you all say aaaaahhhh to my card today, how cute is that image, look at those eyes now who could resist a Christmas teddy with eyes like that...the image is from Sew Many Cards who is our sponsor this week at the new Truly Scrumptious challenge, the sketch is gorgeous this week and the extra option is Bows, Brads and Buttons, I managed two out of three...the image is coloured with Distress inks and paper pieced with these gorgeous lush papers from Bunny Zoe's Crafts Fancy Pants paper pack which isn't in stock anymore...I finished with a lush satin cream ribbon and bow, a mixture of Prima Christmas flowers and leaves and a stamped sentiment, I'm also entering this for the Spoon Full of Sugar Christmas in August challenge...I hope you like it and when you have time don't forget to pop on over to Truly Scrumptious and have a look at the amazing work of the rest of the DT...have a fantastic day everyone whatever your up to
Mina xxx

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

It wasnt me I promise - Kenny K's Krafty Girls challenge-bold and bright + Stamp with Fun challenge 72 Sketch

Good morning everyone...everything has been sorted from yesterdays hacker panic, I hadn't been hacked but someone who is on my address book has and they had used my email address to email others on their address book...so I'm safe as houses to email and blog...phew, it meant sitting at the comp for 5 hours yesterday making sure it was safe so I couldn't face anymore hours commenting last so I will catch up with you all tonight...anyway my card for today is for the Kenny K Krafty girls challenge which is Bright and bold and I used the Stamp with Fun sketch for it...I haven't joined in the KK challenge for ages and I remembered I had this beauty stashed on my desk waiting to be coloured, shes called Movie Star and I coloured her with distress inks...the amazing paper is from Anna Griffin, now I didn't ever think an Anna Griffin paper would be great for a Kenny K image did you...I used some ribbon, buttons and a Prima flower from my stash to finish ...I hope you like it and whatever your up to today...I'm off out shopping with my Sisters wwwooohhhoooo
Mina xxx

Monday, August 16, 2010

*IM SAFE* - My email address book has been hacked *UPDATE* - scroll down for todays card

Have done all the security checks and spyware, virus scans and it wasnt me send the emails...I have a completley safe and secure computer, email, blog etc so no need to worry...I have stepped up my already heavy security to be on the safe side though...all Hackers who are reading this...get a life and leave us poor bloggers alone xxx

If anyone got an email with 'Give you big Suprise' in the subject please dont open it its not from me...Im looking into it but it seems my email address book has been hacked...I hate hackers...Im so sorry but dont open any emails from me unless they have from Mina @ Pinkpuds in the subject until I get this sorted please
Mina xxx

*It seems it wasnt me that sent them...so someone I know has a virus and emails have been sent in my name...how you find out you check your sent folder and if it was you it should be in there somewhere...have changed my passwords on everything just in case though xxx*

An oops moment !!! - Friday Sketchers 115

Happy Monday everyone did you all have a wonderful weekend, we had bright glorious sunshine, we were shopping for tshirts for my wonderful Phil yesterday (although why I don't know he has more clothes than me lol) and when we got back to the car it said 29degrees on the dash...fantastic weather I love it....now my card for today is either a serious oops moment or a touch of the seniors lol...I made it for the Belles and Whistles challenge and then noticed it finished today, oh I wonder what this weeks belles and whistles challenge is it might fit that with a lot of luck, I used the gorgeous simple sketch from Friday Sketchers for it too....I used this stunning Belles and Whistles Beary Big hugs stamp, I love this image isn't she just gorgeous and such a dream to colour too, I used distress inks for her...the amazing coloured papers are from the Kaisercraft Utopia paper pad, the stamp and papers are from Bunny Zoe's Crafts...I added a ribbon, a mixture of flowers and a fab girl charm from my stash to finish...I hope you like it and have a really happy Monday everyone
Mina xxx

Sunday, August 15, 2010

An wonderfully unexpected visitor - Just Inklined Guest DT card + A Spoonfull of Sugar 116 + Totally Gorjuss-Aqua

Good morning everyone...did you all have a good Saturday?, I got a brilliant surprise one of my wonderful Sisters who lives in England paid an unexpected visit, we went for lunch, shopped, laughed, and generally put the world to rights like Sisters do...I had a fab day and loved every second of it, but it made me miss her even more and sad when she left buts shes off visiting and will be back in a couple of days...yyyyyaaaaahhhhhh...right onto my card for today which is for my Guest DT spot for Just Inklined, isn't this gorgeous dragon just fabulous...he/she is called In a Flap and hes available from here...I coloured it with Distress inks and teamed him up with these fantastic papers, sentiment and hearts are from the My Minds Eye Love me Do paper pack which is on sale at Bunny Zoe's Crafts at the mo isn't that cloud paper just lush...all I needed to add was a red ribbon...I used the stunning sketch from A Spoon full of Sugar challenge and I'm also entering it for the Totally Gorjuss Aqua challenge, I hope it still counts because it has a touch of red and yellow in it...I hope you like it and have a fantastic Sunday everyone
Mina xxx

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Our new baby arrived - CLP Challenge Sketch + Sir Stampalot challenge bring on the bling

Good morning everyone...we took delivery of our brand new baby yesterday...our new car arrived, we went for a drive and its so weird that although it a teeny bit less powerful than the last one it feels more powerful...have you anything exciting happening this weekend if you are as I'm a motorbike widow (my husband marshalls roadracing) this weekend go on make me jealous lol...anyway my card for today is using the fabulous sketch at CLP challenge, isnt it a brill one and although its hard to see there's loads of glitter glue on this so I'm entering it in the Sir Stampalot challenge too...I used this fantastic little fella isn't he just a perfect image for a Baby's First Christmas, its called I even love the Box and of course hes from Mo's Digital Pencil, hes coloured with Distress inks...the incredible paper is a double sided one from Sassafras Lass haven't a clue what its called because the scalloped border is actually the reverse of the bottom name edge which I stuck down before realising I hadn't kept the name oops lol...I finished my card with some coloured string from my stash...I hope you like it...whatever your up to today have a brilliant time
Oh and by the way there is no way on this planet my image in a swimmy is appearing anywhere on the net lol
Mina xxx

Friday, August 13, 2010

I am a proud owner - Just Magnolia week 68 Dawny Sketch+Craftalicious Challenge No 6+Basicgrey Challenge week 26+Sweet Stampin challenge 38

Good morning everyone and guess what I am the proud owner of...yes...three new swimsuits which fit me perfectly...is that a sigh of relief I hear that at long last this swimsuit saga is finally over bet you never want to hear about swimmys again bless you all lol...and you will be pleased to know my mate Kate can put her knitting needles away thank goodness as I didn't fancy coming out of the pool and leaving my weighted soggy knitted bum behind me lol...right enough waffling my card for today is for our new challenge at Just Magnolia which is a fantastic sketch by Dawny...I used my new Chinese Tilda from Bunny Zoe's Crafts for my card isn't she a little sweetie, shes coloured with distress inks and I paper pieced her robe...the papers are from Basicgreys Olivia 6x6 paper pad I bought at Crafter's and Co...the sentiment is an old sticker sheet I have had for ages and I finished with a few Prima pearl swirls and some ribbon...I hope you like it, Im also entering this for the Craftalicious Pearls and Swirls, Sweet Stampin Pretty in Pink and Basicgrey Challenges Pearls...when you have time pop on over to the Just Magnolia challenge blog and have a look at the DT's amazing creations...have a fantastic day everyone
Mina xxx
p.s. apologies for not commenting over the last few days...Mr Blogger isnt playing ball but I will catch up tonight...promise

Thursday, August 12, 2010

What happened to the Summer???? - Colour Create challenge 51-Julies choice+Mojo Monday 151

Good morning everyone...right own up who nicked the summer, it was freezing cold here last night and I had to put the heating on....come on now for goodness sake its August not November, I don't want my heating on, if I promise to be good (well as good as I can be) will you bring it back...right forget the British obsession with the weather lol, my card for today is for our new challenge over at Colour Create challenge and its a beauty, its the choice of one of our newbies and Julie has done a fantastic job too, her choice is Ivory, Duck Egg Blue plus one other colour from the picture which is on our blog, don't forget to hop on over and have a look at the rest of our teams fantastic work too...I used this gorgeously cute Bossy image from Mo's Digital Pencil coloured with Distress inks and the perfect paper choice is these papers from the Basicgrey Capella paper pad from Bunny Zoe's Crafts, I used the sketch from this weeks Mojo Monday but had to move the sentiment down a little because it covered her shoes...I used a wide satin ribbon and some pretty cotton lace to finish...the sentiment is a rub on from the Fancy Pants My Family Paper pack from Bunny Zoe's...I hope you like it and have a fabby day everyone
Mina xxx

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

next installment of the swimsuit saga! - Sunday Sketch and Stash challenge 34 + Saturday Challenge 95-Its a mans world

Good morning everyone and I hope your all well and happy...right episode 97 (or does it just seem that many) of the swimsuit saga, I went onto the Additions website and found a few nice swimsuits so bought them and they are on their way as we speak, so fingers crossed it will be sorted if all the bits fit into them anyway...have you ever, whatever happened to being able to go to a shop buy three swimsuits and be sorted, or was that in my youth lol...right onto my card for today which is for the fabby sketch over at Sunday Sketch and stash challenge, I used this fantastic little Hanglar image coloured with distress ink and my new stash is these amazing papers from Cosmo Cricket The Boyfriend range this striped and red numbered one is called Tube Socks, isn't that a brilliant name...I added a sentiment from another CC paper and a rumpled red ribbon and buttons from my stash...I hope you like it, I'm also entering this for the Its a Mans world Saturday challenge too...have a brilliant day everyone
Mina xxx

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Now for something completely different - Just Inklined Guest DT card + Create4fun Challenge - week 32 - sketch

Good morning everyone...you know when you get an idea in your head and it dosent work out exactly how you imagined it, well thats my card for today which is for the Just Inklined DT and I decided when I spotted this beauty that I would try something completely different...I don't think I have ever coloured a flower image and how amazing is this one from Just Inklined, so beautiful to colour, when I printed it I printed a circle and decided to just colour the inner circle and shaded the rest, I think it works do you...this image is called Rose bloom and is available now here...I used more of the amazing papers from the K&Co Cara Marie paper pad, isn't it amazing how many different patterns there is in this one pad...I used the fab sketch from Creat4fun challenge and added some cream satin ribbon and two pearl headed pins from Bunny Zoe's Crafts...I hope you like it and think my something different card worked well...have a fantastic day everyone
Mina xxx

Monday, August 09, 2010

Happy Monday everyone - Bunny Zoe's Crafts Monthly Challenge-Vintage + Friday Sketchers 114

Happy Monday everyone I hope you all had a brilliant weekend...despite three hours online last night my swimsuit saga is still ongoing...I'm despairing of ever finding one and it seems skinny dipping or bra and pants might be the only options left lol...I have a vision of small children scattering lol...anyway onto my card for today which is for our new challenge over at Bunny Zoe's Monthly challenge which this month is Vintage, all your creations last month were incredible, there are some massively talented crafter's out there in blogland...I picked 1940's-50's vintage and used this amazing new Magnolia from the Bon Voyage range shes called Travelling Tilda and shes a dream to colour with that sweet little hat...I coloured her with distress inks and teamed her up with some of the stunning papers from the Fancy Pants My Family paper pack, the sentiment is from it too...I finished with some string, just plain old household string, a button and a beautiful crystal headed pin...everything I used I bought from Bunny Zoe's Crafts except the string...I hope you like it and when you have time hop on over to the Bunny Zoe's Crafts Monthly Challenge blog to have a look at the rest of the teams lush work, I used the sketch from Friday Sketchers so am entering my card for it too...have a fantastic Happy Monday and don't forget to smile you never know who will smile back at you
Mina xxx

Sunday, August 08, 2010

car shopping!!! + Sketch Saturday 115 + Craft your Days away-Your favourite things

Good morning everyone....well no luck with the swimsuit but wwwooohhhooo we found the car, we chose a champagne coloured Toyota Avensis...lush car, not keen on the colour though...sorry that sounded very girly lol, it really is a fabulous car so we bought it and get delivery on Friday...anyway onto my card for today which is for the Sketch Saturday challenge and I'm also entering it for the new challenge blog Craft your Days Away...their challenge is to use your favourite things...well image has to be Mo's Digital Pencil doesn't it and of course I couldn't leave out my gingham you all know how much I love gingham, I used some BoBunny paper which is glittered too and a thick rich coloured satin ribbon...loads of my fav things on this card...this beautiful little girl is called Blueberry Girl and I coloured with distress inks...I hope you like it and have a fantastic Sunday everyone
Mina xxx
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