26 Jul 2010

Not Happy and very happy all together....

Well what a day I had yesterday with my PC, It cost my hubby  over two hundred pounds to put right Via DELL back in Feb and now its given up the ghost again. First i started seeing error messages to do with Virtual Memory, this went on for a couple of days and then blue screens, and now it won't even start up in safe mode or any other mode. I got so frustrated with it that I now have ordered a new Samsung R580 Laptop which has cost a small fortune, but hopefully it will be an end to all my PC problems....I can't wait for it to be delivered.

Here is what it Looks like:

22 Jul 2010

Challenge 4

This weeks Challenge for Just inspirational Challenges is to use a digi image by Delicious Doodles and I chose the Puppy in a Present Box.

I imported the digi image into SCAL and converted it to an SVG file. I separated the layers so that i could paper piece them together. The papers are from a freebie pack in the Cardmaking & Papercraft magazine August issue 81 and Provocraft.
I used a Martha Stewart punch, some Crystal Glamour Dust, some mirri board and some ribbon from my stash. 
Why not come along and take part in this weeks challenge 4 HERE

15 Jul 2010

DT card for challenge 3

This weeks challenge for Just Inspirational Challenges is  

I chose to make my card using one of Joanna Sheen's CD Roms, and i chose her Victorian Romance CD for this card. Pop over HERE and check out her website.

I used a lilac pearlescent base card, purple Mirri Board, some lilac Organza ribbon and some faux brads. I also used a Martha Stewart border punch for the decorative edge.

Why not pop over HERE and join in the Just Inspirational Challenges.

14 Jul 2010

Sneak Peak .......

Wahoo Hoo! Sara is Launching a Brand New CD and Stamp Range Called S.W.A.L.K On Create and Craft.

Why not pop over HERE to check out the Launch Dates and Times. Also check out Leannes Blog for a sneak peak of a project made from the cd and stamp range....it's awesome.

13 Jul 2010

Scrapbooking Mad Easel card Competition

This month we had to make an Easel card using only the products from their website and any theme.

I used the freebie that was given to all entries who took part in June's Competition. It was a plate card printable set, so i turned it into an Easel card.



8 Jul 2010

Challenge Two

This months Sketch is by the lovely Leanne over on Crafters Companion Blog
Why not pop over and take part.

Here is my entry, I have used the new Souffle the duck cd rom for this sketch.
Some lovely Prima Lilies, some heart gems by CraftyBitz and some faux brads from craftworkcards.
The mirri board is from the Glitter Girls, the Yellow base card is from The Paper Mill Shop and finally I spray the topper with the gold spray & sparkle from CC.

Challenge two

Wow this week has gone so quick and we're now about to start the new challenge for Just Inspirational Challenges. We have a colour challenge this week for you and it's:
Pink, Cream and Brown with Ribbon, Buttons/gems and glitter.

Lothian Crafts are to sponsor our challenge this time. Rachel will get back to us with the prize.

Here is my Challenge 2 card. For this i used Stazon-Timber Brown and Archival Ink - Coffee ink pads to cover the surface of the base card. I printed off checkered pink and brown paper from Barely Mine Extreme CD Rom and punched it with the Martha Stewart Scalloped Lacey Punch. The tree/sentiments stamps are from Pollycraft and was stamped in the Archival Ink in Coffee colour and coloured it with Copics. The image is from Magnolia but can't remember her name I also coloured her with Copics. The Ribbon is from C & C, the gems were from a craft class I went to. Finally I glittered the heart on the tree with Glamour Dust.

7 Jul 2010

My first Christmas Card using one of the Crafters Companion Christmas Embossing Board

I followed the video on create and craft to make this card, it's slightly larger than A5, it's 7.75" x 10.25" and pretty easy to follow. If you're a member of C & C then why not pop along to where the club freebie is and watch Sara's video.

5 Jul 2010

Wild Orchid Challenge Blog Candy.....

OMG......what a superb array of colour in those gorgeous flowers, i'd be so excited if to win this Blog Candy over on Wild Orchid Challenge!!!
How could anyone miss out on this awesome candy, so come on and get on ever there Just click 

1 Jul 2010

Just inspirational Challenges 1st Challenge

Today is our first challenge on the new Just Inspirational Challenges blog, why not pop over there and check out the challenge. There is a prize from Donna's Den of Crafts for the winner.

The first challenge was to follow a sketch and was asked to make it a love theme, i.e: wedding, anniversary, card for loved one etc.

Here is my sketch 1 DT card. I used the Barely Mine cd for the papers which i printed onto glossy photo paper. The base card is 320gsm linen card, the large flower i got from Sharon Duncan, the BE MINE Sentiment was from the Cute Companions Romance stamp set and the Heart brad was from my local Range store. I also used a Martha Stewart Scalloped Lace punch for the side edge.

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