Monday 28 October 2019

Christmas with The Cutie Pies

Hello fellow crafters. To kick off the week I have a cutie for you today.

Over at

we are persinalising our cards and this is one that I was asked to make for a friend.

I used my favourite colour combo, pink and green, for this sweet card. The image is an extremely old digi stamp that I found, among others, while I was having a crafty tidy up!!

I hope this post finds you all well. Crafty time is still in short supply here!! Wet weather, animals, work and family matters are taking up precious crafty time at the moment and just when I think there is a glimmer of opportunity on the horizon...along comes another spanner in the works!! On the plus side, I have actually made a start on the Christmas shopping and have a reasonable stack already. So together with my Christmas cards things are looking good!!

Toodles for now xx

Thursday 24 October 2019

AYLI Favourite Designer Paper

We are all about your Favourite Designer Papers at

This theme is right up my street I LOVE Designer paper pads and have more than I am ever going to use in ten lifetimes. Still I keep buying them, can anyone explain it?!!

On this occasion I am showcasing two MFT paper pads. What I love about this brand is the ability to mix and match them so well, added to which they also suit the cute stamps and images that I am so fond of using.!!

A sweet LOTV rubber stamp was coloured with Promarkers and I used my Mama Elephant companion stamp and die set for the tag.

I can't wait to put the clocks back an hour on Saturday night, it will mean lighter mornings again for a little while at least!!

See you soon everyone xx

Some Challenges

Dream Valley challenges #212 - Add a sentiment
Lil patch of crafty friends #116 - Anything Goes
Penny Black and More - October Pretty in Pink
( I shan't be offended if it isn't pink enough!!)

Monday 14 October 2019

Cutie Pie Challenge

Hello. It's a cute one from me change there then!!

is ANYTHING GOES, as long as it's cute.

This cute little lady is Winnie from our sponsor

Polkadoodles Ltd

I used Promarkers to colour her to match the pretty papers which are from one of my many "Julie Loves" sets. As usual the design is quite simple but I found myself with a large white area, top right, so used my companion die and stamp set from Whimsy, which filled the space perfectly. The "everything" was heat embossed in white.

Have a good week xx

Some challenges

Thursday 10 October 2019


Hello friends. I hope this finds you well. Yet another Christmas card to share today, this time for

where we are all about stitching and how you add it to your cards.

My nod to stitching is usually by way of dies and on this card the bauble has a stitched edge, as does the circle mat in the middle. I tend to use dies these days for stitched detail mainly for the convenience and speed. 

It was unintentional but I seem to have used a lot of products from our sponsor, Lawn Fawn, on this card, the bauble shaped tag and the stamp and companion dies. It is a dinky little 4x4 card that was coloured with Promarkers.

Thank you for visiting and if I have not visited you recently please accept my apologies. Free time has been in short supply of late what with one thing or another going on here but all will be well in the not too distant future.

See you soon xx

Some challenges

Winter Wonderland - Merry and Bright
Crafty Friends #120 - Christmas
I Love Promarkers #394 - Anything Goes =/- Halloween

Friday 4 October 2019

Colour Crazy Craft Challenge

Another Christmas card for you today. This time to invite you to join in at

where we just love seeing your hand coloured cards, the theme is always Anything Goes and this time our sponsor is Bugaboo. I used Christmas Moose Ornaments.

As you can see I went down the delicate girly route this time and even added some ribbon for a bit of texture, it is still fairly flat for posting though. The moose was coloured with Spectrum Noir Illustrator pens and I added a touch of sparkle pen to the baubles on his antlers.

I hope you have a good weekend. Fingers crossed the rain will hold off for a while here in Dorset!!

See you soon xx

Some Challenges

Crafting by Designs - October Anything Goes
Crafty Creations #399 - Anything Goes
Penny's paper crafty challenge #450 - Anything Goes