Tilda with small gift

Hiya Bloggers,
Hope you are all in the very best of health,
I think I've neglected my blog long enough (it's been 3 whole days)...time for another card!

This is Tilda with small gift, another of my favourite tildas, she's a cutie, I've used browns & blues for this one, Nitwit papers, doily, ribbon charm & flowers..all my usual favourite things.
I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges;
1)Simply Magnolia ~ Anything Goes
2)Dream Valley Challenges ~ Ribbons
3)The Official Magnolia Inspiration Challenge ~ Shimmer & pearls
4) Simon Says Stamp and Show ~ A Word (Love)
5)Divas by Design challenge ~ Dies & punches (heart die & MS leaf punch)
6) Crafts & Me challenge ~ Birthday
7)Little Darlings Challenges ~ Favourite colour combo

Thanks very much for looking and leaving your kind comments,
luv & hugs xx


Summer is here...

... Not just on a card but outside too, phew it's gorgeous out there.
After a busy day uploading cards yesterday I have just the one today, Sugar Nellie's Summer

I've used the beautiful blues of Cottage Charm from Nitwit papers, layered & sewn
Cool blue roses, leaves and silver metal filigree corner from Wild orchid Crafts,
pretty trinket from Bo-Bunny, cheesecloth and ribbon from the Ribbon Girl.
I'm entering this card into the following challenges;

1) Sketch & stash challenge ~ Sketch & stash (new trinket)
2)Dream Valley Challenges ~ Ribbons
3) A spoon full of Sugar challenge ~ Ribbons & bows
4)Papertake Weekly Challenge ~ Here comes the Sun
5)Bearly-Mine Challenges ~ Summer is here
6) Charisma Cardz Challenge ~ White with one other colour

...and that's it, all it leaves me to say is enjoy the rest of your day and I really loved looking at your blogs last night. Take care, luv & hugs


Hope (3rd card today)

I'm back I finally dragged myself in from the garden, Oooh what a gorgeous day it has been so hot & sunny, it's been lovely.
Time to catch up with your blogs....but first a card

This is Hope, by Sugar Nellie
I've used Botanical papers, Bazzil card, roses from Wild orchids & Parisian die border
I'd like to enter this card into these Challenges;

1) Creative Inspirations Challenge ~ Sketch
2) Phindy's place challenge ~ Circles
3)Digital Tuesday Challenge ~ Favorite ice cream combo (mint & vanilla)
4) Everybody-art-challenge ~ Anything Goes

Thanks for looking now it's time for me to see what you've all been up to, can't wait to see your cards. luv & hugs xx

Ruth's ~ Baxter Gardening

Hello again,
I'm back again to tell you about the new challenge over at HERE COME THE BOYS with this special card I made for my Dad last week using the fab image called BAXTER GARDENING by RUTH of APPASSION FOR STAMPS

Ruth is our sponsor this week for my challenge SPOTS & STRIPES
I love Ruth's gorgeous images and there's so many to choose from you can find them all here
So pop over to HCTB's and join in our challenge if you can, there's some great inspiration by the DT girls, see you over there....
I'm entering this card into the following challenges;
1) OLLCB ~ Card for Fathers Day
2)Papertake weekly Challenge ~ Fun in the Sun
3)Bearly-mine Challenges ~ Summer is here
4)Anything goes challenge blog ~ Here comes summer

Thanks again for looking and for any comments I love reading them, I'll be back a little later to catch up with your blogs, (need some coffee lol) love & hugs xx


Good morning,
I'm up bright and early today because last week I scheduled my post and it never worked so I'm here in the flesh this morning lol
I hope you are all lucky enough to still be in dreamland.

It's a new challenge over at ADDICTED TO STAMPS this week and the theme is WEDDINGS so if you have a wedding in your family coming up now would be the best time to make your card and join in the challenge.
I've used this sweet little Tilda with veil, I think she's lovely, yet she seems to get left out every time I make a wedding card, so here she is all dressed up in pale pink with a glittery veil,
I've used the cloud technique from Bev's blog and distressed all the edges, added lace,
flowers & metal filigree corner from Wild Orchid Crafts and Kort & Godt pearls
The papers are Nitwit papers and I've sewn all edges.
Hope you like it. Please come over to ADDICTED TO STAMPS and join us if you can.

I'm entering this card in to the following challenges;

1) Sugar Creek Hollow Challenge ~ Tic-Tac-Toe (Glitter, flowers & pearls)
2) Just Magnolia Challenge ~ Butterflies
3) Southern Girls Challenge ~ Anything Goes
4)PaperCrafting Journey challenge ~ Anything goes
5) Stampavie & more challenge ~ Butterflies
6) Fab 'n' Funky Challenge ~ Summer Lovin'
7)The Ribbon Girl challenge ~ Pink & cream inspiration photo

That's about it I have more cards to upload today so see you again shortly!
love & hugs xx


Fizzy Moon

Good Morning everyone,
Another wet & windy day here today, ugh!
Where's the summer we were promised eh?
Oh well perfect day for crafting I suppose. I made this card the other day but haven't had time to blog it so I'm hoping I haven't missed the challenges I made it for.
It's the dear sweet Fizzy Moon bear again, a pleasure to colour and always looks so sweet on the cards.
I used Nitwit papers layered & sewn,
lace, ribbon & flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts
cute charm from ebay
and Kort & Godt half pearls.

and the inside...
I stamped, coloured and glittered the little flowers that came with the Fizzy bear

I'm entering this card into the following challenges;
1) Totally Gorjuss challenge ~ Ribbons & Lace
2) Simon Says Stamp Challenge ~ A sketch
3) Crafters Companion challenge ~ Here comes summer
4) Stampin' for the weekend chalenge ~ My favourite things (Nitwit papers, lace, ribbons, flowers & charms)
5) Crafty Catz Weekly challenge ~ Add a charm
6) Crafty Creations Challenge ~ Let it shine (Stickles glitter & charm)

Thanks to all of you for your lovely comments on my last few cards I shall be doing my rounds today catching up with all your blogs, have a lovely day. luv & hugs xx


Tilda in the wind & rain

Hello dear bloggers,
Oh what a busy week and it's only Wednesday, hope you are having a good week.
I've just finished off this card today, I enjoyed making this one, what am I saying? I love making all cards!
This is Tilda in the wind, I think she's the Marilyn Monroe of the Tilda world don't you lol
I've used Botanical papers sewn around the edges, trinklet by Bo-bunny, Wild Orchid Craft & Kort & Godt roses, Tim Holtz Film strip ribbon & cheese cloth

I'm entering this card into the following challenges;
1) Simon Says Stamp & Show challenge ~ show some Metal
2)Crafts & Me challenge ~ In stitches
3) Creative Inspirations challenge ~ Stitching

Thanks for looking luv & hugs xx


Gooooood Morrrrning!!!!

Hiya peeps,

Just quickly bloggin' a card for the Sugar Bowl challenge, this is Grace using the lovely sketch by Marlene,
I've used Tim Holtz papers,
ribbon from the Ribbon Girl
Lace & Roses from Wild Orchid Crafts.
Must go I've got my Mum & Aunt about to arrive any minute must get the kettle on, have a wonderful day and see you later. hugs


Totally Tilda 'Any thing but a card'

Good morning,
And a Happy Fathers Day to all the Dads out there.
Today over at Totally Tilda we are starting a new challenge 'Anything but a card'
What can l say, this was very difficult for me as I've only ever made cards so I thought long and hard and threw away lots of partially made crafty things then I came up with this...luckily the Boss Susie loved it so I'm pleased

and the back...

I think I got off pretty easy if you take a look at the amazing work my DT buddies have made, take a look here
I'd really love to see what you all make so hope you will join us.

I'm entering this Wine tag into the following challenges;
1) Divas by design challenge ~ Anything but a card
2)Challenge up your life ~ Circles
3)Dream Valley Challenges ~ Fathers Day
4)Pear Tree designs ~ Fathers Day

Thanks again for looking, it's our Anniversary today so I'll be spending the day with my dear lovely hubby, I'll catch up with you all later or tomorrow. Enjoy your Sunday, Luv & hugs xx


2nd card today ~ Tilda with her bunny

Good afternoon,
I just thought I'd upload this card I made yesterday, I wanted to use these lovely orange roses my daughter sent to me from Michaels and also this sweet stamp arrived yesterday from Lil of the valley, no not Tilda lol, I mean the flower border behind Tilda
1) Totally Papercrafts Challenge ~ Die cuts & punches

I'm off to see if I can find some challenges or have I used them all lol...
Thanks for looking, hugs xx

Sweet Stampin' DT card 'Things with Wings'

Good morning,
Today sees the start of the new challenge over at Sweet Stampin' and the theme this week is 'Things with Wings' for this challenge we are sponsored by The Prairie Fairy and Pollycraft, this is one of their beautiful images...
I loved colouring this one,
I used these lovely Madeline papers to compliment the image and this gorgeous heart of flowers along with prima flowers too.
Come along and join us if you can, the DT girls have made some fab cards and there's a great prize to be won!

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges;
1) Charisma cardz Challenge ~ Pink & Green
2) Southern Girls Challenge ~ Anything Goes
3)Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge ~ Fairies
Thanks again for looking and commenting, have a lovely weekend, hugs


Fizzy Moon

I thought I'd upload my Fizzy Moon card I made yesterday, this is my second Fizzy stamp and I love them they are so sweet to colour. I use my Magnolia papers for this one and parisian die for the border, with roses & lace from Wild orchid crafts and pearls from Kort & Godt.
the inside...

Just the one challenge for this one (unless I find more) spoke to soon lol!
Totally Gorjuss ~ Flower power
Craft your days away ~ Monochromatic
Thanks for looking, hugs xx



Hi dear friends,
I'm back with another card and this time it's Flora...BUT...I've coloured her with dark hair Oooh! What do you think?

I've never done this colour before I always make her a blonde, so I hope it looks ok.
I've used brown & beige bazzil cardstock, this gorgeous paper again,(all layered & sewn) a metal flower and roses from Wild Orchid Crafts, Tim Holtz film ribbon & pearls by Kort & Godt.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges;
1) Simon Says Stamp & Show ~ Distresses torn edges
2)Scrap Creations challenge ~ Anything goes
3)Crafts & me challenge ~ Bling it on (metal flower, pearls, metal charm)

Thanks for looking, luv & hugs xx


Sketch & Stash card

Hello all, Just popped by quickly to add this card for the Sketch & stash challenge ~ Sketch & old stash is my Penny Black stamp which I've really neglected because of all these new stamps coming out. I used Prima papers and Wild orchid craft roses & ribbon from stash
Thanks for looking, luv & hugs xx


WOJ ~ Coffee to Go

Hello and good morning,
Me again, 2nd post of the day already! Today is also a new challenge at ADDICTED TO STAMPS the theme this week is Summertime and I have chosen this beautiful stamp 'Coffee to Go' by Whiff of Joy, this is one young classy lady who reminds me of myself lol, she's tall, sexy, attractive...well ok we both wear shades that's where the similarity ends :o)
I've used these beautiful papers by Tim Holtz again, I just love the shades of pinks, together with the creamy backing card and the beautiful Wild Orchid Crafts roses & Filigree corner, handbag charm from ebay, Kort & Godt half pearls and sentiment 'Sending you a gift from the heart on your special day' is a Whimsey stamp.
Here's my DT card...

Thanks for looking, don't forget to pop over to Addicted to Stamps and check out the wonderful DT cards for great inspiration!
1) Whiff of Joy Challenge #106 ~ Strawberries & Cream
2)ABC Challenge ~ Wish for a Happy Birthday
3)Truly Scumptious challenge ~ Summer sparkle
4) Papertake weekly Challenge ~ Anything goes
5) Art Impression Stamps Challenge ~ Monochromatic
6)Scrap-Creations challenge ~ Birthday
7)Little darlings challenge ~ Summer theme
Take care & have a good week, luv & hugs

Myth & Magic

Good Morning bloggers,
Happy Sunday to you, today sees the start of a new challenge over at HERE COME THE BOYS challenge blog and today's theme is Myth & Magic
For my card I've used this cute dragon coloured with copics
Nitwit papers
Bazzil card stock
Raffia & buttons from stash
Don't forget to pop over and take a look at the HERE COME THE BOYS blog and see the DT cards for some great inspiration.
Here's my DT card ...

1)DYSU Challenge ~ Birthday
2)Paperplay Challenges ~ Fathers day/ Mans card
3)Stampin for the weekend ~ Lemon & Lime
4)Fussy & Fancy Challenge ~ Male cards
5)Creative Inspirations Challenge ~ Card for a Male in your life
6)Sentimental Sundays challenge ~ Fathers Day

Thanks for looking, have a great day, hugs xx


Tilda with basket of Cherries

Good morning,
Wow 7.30am on a Saturday morning what on earth am I doing up? Well the sun is shining brightly through the windows, I've fed the cat and I'm having my first coffee of the day...everyone else is still sleeping so it's lovely and quiet.
My card today is Magnolia Tilda with basket of cherries, it was lovely inking up this one again and she's so summery & pretty.
I've used 2 Magnolia papers Cherries & roses layered & stitched
Lace, roses & poppies from Wild orchid crafts
Kort & Godt half pearls
and a double hat pin (red & white hearts)
little metal flower is from a Bo-Bunny collection
I also used the creating clouds tecnique as shown on Bev's blog here although mine is a first attempt so please don't laugh...ok you can lol
and here she is...
and the inside of the card...
I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges...

1) 2 Sisters blog Challenge ~ 321 Challenge #43 1 mage, 2 papers, 3 embellishments (Lace, flowers, hatpin)
2) Just Magnolia Challenge #111 ~ Sketch & flowers galore
3) Totally Gorjuss challenge #84 ~ Flower Power
4) Just Tracys Crafts Challenge ~ Strawberries & Cream
5)Totally Papercrafts challenge #70 ~ Here comes Summer
6) Prairie Fairy Fridays challenge #54 ~ Summer Fun
7)Cute card Thursday #168 ~ Pins & pearls
8) DYSU challenge #23 ~ Birthday

Thanks for looking and for any comments you may leave I will of course return the favour to see your blogs.
Luv & hugs xx



Hi everyone,
hope you are having a good day, I just thought I'd upload a card that I made the other day, I love this Sugar Nellie and she shares her name with my daughters middle name which makes me love it more.

I've used the Botanical papers again for this one, also Wild Orchid Craft roses & rosebuds
I love this deep green backing card by coredinations and matching ribbon from The ribbon Girl.
Righty O' off to find some challenges, hope you like my card.
1) Bearly-Mine challenge ~ Anything goes
2)A spoon full of sugar challenge ~ Here comes Summer
3)Digital tuesday Challenge ~ In the garden
4)ABC Challenge ~ Wish
5) Do You Stack Up Challenge ~ Birthdays
6) Totallypapercrafts challenge ~ Summer



Tilda celebrates midsummer for a special Birthday

Good afternoon all,
I hope you are well today.
I've just made this birthday card for the new Magnolia challenge at Tomic, it's to celebrate Pauline's birthday (the founder of Magnolia) hope she has a wonderful birthday.
1) TOMIC Challenge 1 ~ Birthday Card.
2) Just Magnolia ~ Anything goes with Lace
3) Papertake weekly ~ Anything goes
4) Magnolia stamp lovers ~ Anything goes


Here comes Summer again

She's back! and this time in peachy colours,
Hi everyone hope you are having a lovely day. I made this card because I just love this digi stamp by Sugar Nellie, she's got to be my favourite...er how many favourites am I allowed to have lol...
I used this gorgeous new paper called Je t'adore, I love it and I think it really suits the image. Roses and metal filigree corner by Wild Orchid Crafts & Michaels. I also used this pretty trinket and Kort & Godt pearls.
Hope you like it.
I'm entereing this card into the following challenges;

1)Cute & Girly Challenge ~ In the garden
2)Digital Tuesday challenge ~ In the garden/outdoors
3)Truly Scrumptious challenge ~ Summer sparkle
4)Crafts and me challenge ~ Punch it out (hearts)
5)Divas by Design Challenge ~ Florals
6)ABC Challenge ~ Variety of embellishments
7) One Stop Craft Challenge ~ Texture
8) Stamp, Scrap & Doodle challenge ~ What's on your desk?
9) Pear Tree designs challenge ~ Summer delights
10) DYSU Challenge ~ use Orange
Thanks very much for looking, hope you like my card.


Card for a special lady

This card I made for a special lady

Good evening, hope you're having a lovely Sunday, I've been busy making this card for a lady (to give to her daughter) I'd really love to know what you think if you have time please.
I would like to say a quick thank you to Lori as she helped me with the bow on this card, thank you Lori.
Luv & hugs

Totally Tilda Red/White & Blue

Good morning,
Hope you are all well and the sun is still shining for you today.
It’s time for a new challenge over at Totally Tilda and this time it’s red, white & blue … I’ve gone with my favourite Tilda again Tilda with big spoon (or Kitchen Tilda as some call her) I’ve used the Magnolia strawberry paper, Wild Orchid Craft Roses,
Ribbon & charm from the Ribbon Girl, the Magnolia rolling pin with the sentiment stamped on to it. Take a little look for yourself over at Totally Tilda and see the wonderful work the DT have come up with you’ll soon be inspired, theres also a £10 voucher for Bunny Zoe's Crafts prize up for grabs! so well worth entering.

1) Cute card Thursday challenge ~ Embellish it
2)Divas by design challenge ~ Florals
3)Fab 'n' Funky challenge ~ What'eva' challenge
Thanks very much for looking, luv & hugs


Summer Fun

Good Morning,
It’s SATURDAY yay!
Today is my first official DT day with ‘Sweet Stampin’ and the challenge theme today is ‘Playing in the Summer sun’ and this week we are sponsored by the wonderful Lili of the Valley and they are offering a £10 gift voucher woohoo! We also have a monthly sponsor which is The Prairie Fairy who are offering 5 images of the winners choice!
and now I can show you my first card I made for them, it’s one of my favourite LOTV stamps.
I’ve also used LOTV swirls & sentiment
Tim Holtz papers layered & sewn
Wild orchid craft ribbon, roses & rosebuds
Kort & Godt half pearls
Butterfly charm from ebay.
And a paper doily (seller in my sidebar)
So come on over to Sweet Stampin for some inspiration and join in the summer fun, you’ll love the DT cards over there those ladies are very talented.

I’d like to enter this card into the following challenges;
1) Crafters Companion challenge ~ Here comes summer
2) Lili of the Valley challenge ~ Pumches
3) Simon says stamp & show challenge ~ Show your favourite stamp
4)Crafty cardmakers challenge ~ Love the lasting kind
5) Stamp with fun challenge ~ In the garden
6)Truly Scrumptious challenge ~ Summer sparkle
7) Cute & girly challenge ~ In the garden
8) Dream valley Challenge ~ Stamp something

Thanks for looking have a wonderful Saturday
Luv & hugs