Probably my last Christmas Card of 2014

Good Morning,
Thank you for looking at probably my last Christmas card for 2014
Christmas preparations are well under way here, not much time for crafting but I did manage this one
'Jingle Bells'
Criss Cross Card, Tag, Bookmark & Box

28mm 'Matilda' Ivory Vintage Style Cluny Cotton Lace, 38mm Red Faux Silk Ribbon, 25mm Red Satin Ribbon, Red Asters, Tiny Red Rosebuds, Tiny Red Berries, Red Carnations, Red Button Twine.
and 38mm Red Scrunched Taffeta on the box (Below)

So with the Christmas Baking, shopping and wrapping to be done I know I am going to be busy until Christmas. Good luck with all your preparations and I would like to wish you 
A Very Happy Christmas
A Happy, Healthy New Year
Love & Best Wishes


Lovely Lili Challenge at the Ribbon Girl ~ Anything Goes

Good morning :)
With another cold & frosty day promised for us today
 I shall be wrapped up as warm as toast ready to cheer on my Grandsons at the football matches this morning, what do you have planned for today?...
...Maybe you will be spending the day tucked up warm in your craft room making cards???
If so you may wish to join the
 Lovely Lili Anything Goes Challenge at The Ribbon Girl
All you have to do is remember to use a Lili of the Valley
stamp, papers or sentiment on your card/project

I used one of the Lili of the Valley Christmas Grunge Sentiments
and from The Ribbon Girl I used 
25mm Cream Cotton Lace, 38mm Mauve Taffeta Ribbon, 3mm Ivory Pearl String,
Red Apple, Small Pine Cones, 10mm Burgundy Open Roses, Small Red Berries and Small Bronze Clock Charm.

I would just like to say Happy Birthday to my lovely Mum who is celebrating her 80th Birthday today, see you later Mum
 love you to bits! xx

Thank you for stopping by, have a superb day and keep warm


The Ribbon Girl ~ Card Challenge ~ Anything Goes

(I'm sorry, this post was scheduled because of internet problems and didn't work)

Good Morning Afternoon
and how are you today?
It's a cold but bright & sunny day here today...it's lovely.

It's time for theDecember Ribbon Girl Card Challenge again and don't I just love this one yay!!!
I've made a Card/Calendar and Box using some beautiful goodies from The Ribbon Girl all the items are listed below the pictures.

As it's a Anything Goes Challenge you can make any thing you like so get crafting and you could win these great prizes from The Ribbon Girl

I have used 28mm Matilda Ivory Vintage Style Cluny Cotton Lace, 20mm Angelica Ivory Tulle Lace, Bronze Daisy May watering Charm, Apple Blossom Mixed Pastels, 20mm Ivory Open Roses, 10mm Ivory Open Roses and 10mm Pale Pink Open Roses and Stickles Stardust.
Thank you for stopping by, have a great Sunday


You'll Always have a Friend in me

  The Card
A Close up of the window
The Box
...and the Bookmark

Good afternoon Crafters
As you can see I've been busy making another card, this one I've made for the DT call at Noor Design

I made a Criss Cross card, Box & Bookmark using the
 Noor Design Postcard stamp called Silhouette Hydrangea
 (this is a gorgeous stamp and one I know I shall be using again and again) I also used the Romance paper bloc and Dutch Doobadoo A5 Stencil Bricks
I admit I have only recently found the Noor Design Shop and oh my goodness it's fantastic, such gorgeous stamps, dies and papers and so reasonably priced...I have already written my list out for Santa :) 
and the great thing is it's run by well known crafter Tracy Payne
who makes fabulous cards,
I hope you are having a wonderful relaxing Sunday
See you again soon,

The Ribbon Girl Magnolia Only Challenge ~ Christmas

Good morning lovely Crafters, 
Just over 3 weeks to Christmas are you getting excited yet?
I know I am :)
I love Christmas, and this one has been made special by having my family home from the States.
As you know it's the last Sunday in November so that means it's The Ribbon Girl Magnolia Only Challenge today and the theme is Christmas.
This is my card using the gorgeous wired hessian ribbon and pretty Diamante trim

I've used Maja Papers for this one
and these lovely Ribbon Girl goodies
45mm 'Bethany' Ivory Guirpure Lace, 32mm Wired Natural Faux Hessian Ribbon, 6 Row Diamante Trim (cut) Small Pine Cones, 20mm Ivory Open Roses, 15mm Latte Open Rose, 10mm Latte Open Roses, Stickles Stardust, Daisy-May Skating Charm.
If you have time take a peek at the wonderful inspirational projects made by rest of the DT over on the Ribbon Girl blog they are brilliant!
And check out the fabulous prize for this challenge. 
Thank you for stopping by 
have a wonderful Sunday


Gingerbread Tag

Hello lovely crafters,
hope you are keeping warm crafting :)

I made this little tag using some sweet embellishments my daughter bought back from the States for me, the cute little gingerbread men & cutters.

I used Pion papers and the Lili of the Valley Christmas Gingerbread recipe stamp.
I'm entering this tag into the wonderful Papermill ' Christmas Gift Tags' Challenge
Thank you for stopping by.



Good morning Crafters
Just using up some of my Hydrangeas, I do love these flowers
these are Ivory colour so I painted the insides pale green and added pearls, the papers are Maja Design
The gorgeous Diamante trim & Satin Ribbon are from

Thank you for stopping by, have a wonderful day
 and keep warm :) 


A Non Christmas Card for a change :)

Just a quickie post to show a non Christmas card for a change :) 
...even though I absolutely love making Christmas cards it's so nice to take a break and make something different. 
So here it is my little pretty in pink card
I love this cute image.
I used 32mm Champagne Pure Silk Ribbon, 2 Ivory Lace Butterflies, Pale Pink Cherry Blossom and 10mm & 20mm Pale Pink Open Roses...all from The Ribbon Girl


Thank you for stopping by
Have a great week

May the magic of Christmas fill your heart

Good morning dear Crafter's :)
How are you today? hope you are well.
I just popped on here to show you my latest card and to tell you about a great giveaway at The Ribbon Girl today
Take a look at these beauties below

... and you could win these by just becoming a follower of the blog and leaving a comment below the post on The Ribbon Girl blog. 

Back to my card now and I used these pretty Ribbon Girl goodies on my card; 40mm Daisies, 10mm Autumn Gold Roses, 25mm Honey Gold Ribbon, Gold Metallic Thread and Bronze Angel Charm.
                                  Thank you for looking and have a wonderful Sunday. xxx


Remember I'm here for you...always

Good afternoon Crafters, 
Thank you for stopping by, this is a criss cross card, greeting card and box I made over the weekend, I used the gorgeous  Edwina Lace, Green Satin Ribbon, Resin birdhouse, cameo and dove all from The Ribbon Girl along with my favourite Pion papers.
Well I've done my weekly shop today and boy is it miserable out there, cold, wet and windy, it's lovely to be back in the warmth of my cosy craft room. 
Have a great week and see you again soon.


Pretty in Pink Christmas

Good evening dear Crafters, 
Another Easel card for Christmas but this time in pink

the box

From The Ribbon Girl I used;
 6 Row Diamante Trim (halved) 25mm Dusky Rose Satin Ribbon, Tiny Pink Rosebuds, 10 & 20mm Pink Open Roses, Prima Resin Angel & Silver Metallic Thread

Thanks for stopping by