Thanks for taking the time to follow my blog,x

Tuesday, 31 March 2009

Look at this!!!!!!!

The lovely Denise has fab blog candy to celebrate 3,000 hits on her fab blog which you can find here. all you need to do is pop on over and leave a comment and link the candy in your blog,so what you waiting


Monday, 30 March 2009

Tilda spring challenge card

Over at docrafts the tilda challenge on card making is spring/summer tilda. Had to include 1 flower,2 patterned papers and 3 brads or gems.Coloured tilda with my promarkers and all items from my stash.thanks for looking.kayx

Celebrate pinkgems new april release stamps

Over at pink gems designs Janet is celebrating the release of her new stamps with a fab giveaway of blog candy,so what are you waiting for.Help celebrate and spread the word.


Sunday, 29 March 2009

Feeling better now

Thanks so much for all the get well messages you left me.Am feeling loads better and hopefully now got medicine cold and cough will disappear.Have not done any crafting so getting withdrawal symptoms so will get back into tomorrow and make a tilda card for aunty sues challenge over at docrafts.thanks,kayx

Thursday, 26 March 2009

Feeling rotten!!

Am having a feel sorry for myself day as full of cough and cold and it is affecting my crafting! i have no energy at moment so will go and cheer myself up by browsing the lovely blogs.Hope you are all feeling well and i am happy to share if you

Monday, 23 March 2009

Retro Tilda card

well over at docrafts the tilda challenge this week is Retro Tilda.I have coloured my tilda with promarkers and sakura glitter pen.Cut out and layered on papers from the DCWV Retro pack which are just fab.Added buttons which i received from the lovely lizzy.Thanks for looking.


Sunday, 22 March 2009

My tin for the oorchallenge

Have rescued a sad and lonely tin from my recycle box and converted it into a pen holder for the challenge over at I am going to be a judge for the first challenge and have made a goodie parcel for the winner in anticipation. Have made my tin to give to my mum at easter and will fill with choccy eggs to keep her going while she crafts. i used paper from my stash,used my cropodile to make holes and added eyelets,ribbon and a sheep embellishment.thanks for looking.kayx

Truly Scrumptious challenge card No 3

Now that i have the time and the energy here is my card for the truly scrumptious challenge. This card will also be sent to my sister in law in canada so hope she likes it. Had to follow a sketch which can be found here. Image from friend is coloured with pastel pink,cocoa and magenta promarkers,matted on core-dinations card and papers from stash.made a scalloped edge with scissors and added brown ribbon.Had to include shiny or eyecatching on your card so have added bling gems in the corners and a butterfly charm.Flower is from the joanne sheen site and i have added a brown button to it.Thanks for looking.kayx

Tuesday, 17 March 2009

New challenge blog-all welcome

Hi all, we know that you all love a challenge so come over to the new challenge blog which you can find here.Every fortnight there will be a new challenge for you to join in. This is open to all,even if you dont have a blog you can join in,just leave a comment and email your picture in to Denise who will add to blog.If you have a blog please link so judges can view your challenge item.The first challenge starts on monday 23rd so remember to hop over and have a look and let the lovely Denise know when you have completed it.there will be three judges who will vote and the best blog challenger will win a goodies prize from the judges.For more info pop over to

Sunday, 15 March 2009

Truly Scrumptious challenge card No 2

Well this is my card for the truly scrumptious second challenge. You have to follow a sketch and include some handmade buttons. I used papers from the new Clare Curd signature range paper pack "the big one" from papermania.You can find info on these papers and her new stamps here.

I cut base paper into four squares,then used nestibilities to cut out circles and cut out flower image which i raised up with 3d pads.Cut out greeting from same pack.I made my buttons out of white card,edged in black and added silver thread.Thanks for looking.


Wallet card for Docrafter

Well as i am too late for the CCSR challenge i decided to still have a go at the paper piecing anyway and make a wallet for someone on the docrafts site.

Papers used are from the clare curd big one paper pack and the colours are fab.Stamped image is from the clare curd signature range-stamping chic-party.Paper pieced onto image and coloured rest with promarkers-blush,maroon and cocoa.Flowers,button and ribbon were from stash.thanks for looking.kayx

Wednesday, 11 March 2009

Fab award from Sue and Jennie

well i am a lucky lady as have received two awards today from two special friends of mine and it has made my day. So thanks jennie and thanks sue for this fab award,if i had known beforehand i could have got my best dress out and wrote a If you want to see these lovely ladies fab blogs just click on their name.i need to choose five other blogs to receive this fab award so here goes....
1. nanaseaside - for all her help
2. Jennie - for helping and inspiring me to have a blog
3. Ikki - for being inspiring
4.denise - for her support
5.dianne - for being a good friend


Apologies for being a bad blogger!!!

Just to say i am sorry for not adding anything to my blog for a few at work and home is hectic at the moment and what spare time i have has been used for keeping up with your lovely blogs and my friends over at the docrafts site.I have booked myself some me time tonight to make some challenge cards as i am so behind. Have a good day whatever you are doing.

Sunday, 8 March 2009

Congratulations to Mina

on reaching her 4 month blog anniversary and having a impressive 160 followers and also achieving a amazing 15000 hits on her gorgeous blog.Mina is a very talented member of docrafts who is also now a team designer,go mina!!!

Please take the time to visit her blog and see her amazing and gorgeous cards of which i am so

You can visit Mina here,so go say hello.


Nestie scalloped card

Hi all, after recieving one of these fab cards,decided i had to have a go myself as they are so cute. There is a excellent tutorial here along with other help with use the cuttlebug.Ikemo is a very talented lady and is willing to share which is fab.

Used cardstock and nesties,then coloured tilda with promarkers,cut out and added to card,ribbon from stash and added a couple of embellishments.This was a fun card to make.

thanks for looking.


Just received another blog award!!!

Hi all,have been given another blog award from the lovely Dianne.Thanks so much and i will display it with pride. I have recently chosen 10 people to recieve this award so i will like to nominate this second award to the followers of my blog to say thanks.Happy crafting.


Saturday, 7 March 2009

Even more blog candy!!!

Am on the hunt for blog candy tonight and found some more over at the lovely Denise's blog where she has put a link to Candy is available til sunday 8th march.


More blog candy

Spotted this amazing blog candy on Carols fab blog.There is so much so hop over to Susies fab blog and add yourself to her blog.Candy is available til 21st march so don't delay.


Pop over to Pink Gem for fab blog candy

hi all, janet is celebrating nearly reaching 50,000 hits on her and is celebrating by giving away some of her own designed stamps which are so cute.So go and have a look and just follow the instructions on her fab blog.

Have got a crafting day planned for tomorrow as getting withdrawal symptoms so watch this space!! Hope you all have a great weekend,

Wednesday, 4 March 2009

Run out of time!!

well was going to make another challenge card tonight but instead ended up helping my nephew make his own blog.he was so pleased with the comments on his fight to the end card on my blog that he wanted his own one. Not sure if he will use it but have set it up and he has put some pics of his cats and two recent cards he has made.mind you just as well i am only up the road so can help when
didnt win the truly scrumptious challenge this time but never mind there is always next time.hope you all have a great evening.

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

Loretta challenge card

This is my card for Lorettas challenge over at the docrafts site. We have to follow a layout sketch and add the finished card to our galleries. I stamped the image (penny black transported) and cut out with nesties plain circle.Coloured image with promarkers - orange,skyblue,pastel pink and cocoa.Used retro prints paperstack from DCWV and green and orange co-ordinations card for matts.Added a peeloff i coloured for the greeting.Enjoyed making this card.Thanks for looking.x

Look what the lovely Denise has given me.....

Wow,my first blog award and how nice of Denise to pick me.i am so chuffed.Thanks so much Denise.Go and have a look at her fab blog here.

The rules are i have to now choose 10 people to pass this on to.I have chosen people who have helped me set up my new blog and ones i love to look at.I would love to give everyone a award though as all your blogs are fab.x

3. Lors

5. Mina

8. Ann

10. Jackie

Monday, 2 March 2009

Birthday card for docrafter buddy

I have made this card for a docrafter buddy whose birthday is soon.Used square cardstock,paper from docrafter in swop,fab hangler image(love this and so want the stamps)from docrafter and coloured in with my promarkers.added bling to image,purple ribbon and paper ribbon from stash,added my bargain buttons from the early learning centre (70p for box)to flower and card and finally stamped greeting using cuddlybuddly sentiment stamp.thanks for looking.x

Sunday, 1 March 2009

Fab blog candy

hi all,just to let you know that you need to hop over to Michelleo's blog and have a look at the fab blog candy up for grabs.Its available til the 14th march.
Thanks also for the lovely comments on the card my nephew Ryan made,he was very chuffed with the comments. Had to give him his own box of stash to save him raiding