Thursday, September 10, 2015

Giveaway Time

As most of you will know I recently had two sets of cards published in Making Cards magazine - when you contribute to a magazine you are sent a complementary copy and as I already subscribe to Making Cards magazine I have an unopened copy of the August edition to give away.


along with these fabulous free papers:



I also had some cards published in Creative Stamping Magazine and have a set of the free stamps from the current issue to give away.


If you would like to win either the magazine with free papers or the stamp set then this is what you need to do:

You must be or become a follower of my blog with Google Friend Connect
Add one of the candy pictures to your sidebar with a link back to my blog
Add your link to the linky

I will post worldwide

My giveaway will remain open until 8am on 10th September when I will use RANDOM.ORG to choose two winners.

Thank you for taking part and good luck.

Pauline
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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Baby Bear Scales

This is my third and final DT card for today, if you are looking for my Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra card or my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper challenge card you will find them below.

It's time for a new challenge at Paper Creator's Crafts and the theme for this challenge is New Baby - Paper Creator products are not essential but you will gain an extra entry for using them.

I have used an adorable image from the Pink Baby Bear Scales Ultimate Kit to make my card.


Everything used to make this card is from the ultimate kit with the exception of the buttons and twine.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Simply Papercraft Challenge 12 - Anything Goes
The Cutie Pie Challenge 90 - Cute and Girly
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too Challenge 93 - It's a Special Occasion

Make sure you pop over to the Paper Creator's Crafts Blog to check out the DT inspiration, we would love for you to join us for our New Baby Challenge - you could win a fabulous £10 coupon to spend in the Paper Creator Shop, there are lots of wonderful images, kits and mega deals to choose from.

Thank you for calling this morning, please leave a comment so that I know you've been and will be able to come and visit you.

Pauline
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Nature's Gallery

This is my second DT card today - my Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra card is below and my Paper Creator DT card will be along shortly.

This is my card for the new challenge at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge. The theme is always Anything Goes - you may enter any creation on which patterned paper has been used, you are no longer required to completely cover your project with patterned paper, as long as you use some on your creation.

I have used a decoupage image and papers from the Docrafts Nature's Gallery collection. All of the edges have been inked with Distress Ink - the tag, sentiment and ribbon are from the same collection.


You can see the decoupage layers a little better on this photo - there are quite a lot of them.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Incy Wincy Designs - Anything Goes
Bloggers Challenge - Come Fly With Me
Crafting By Designs Challenge - Things With Wings
Polkadoodles Challenge Week 33 - Things With Wings
Crafty Ribbons Challenge 125 - Butterflies & Birds
Dragonfly Dreams August Challenge - We're Flying High with Wings!

Thank you for popping in today, don't forget to take a look at the Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge blog to check out the fabulous DT inspiration and join in with our Patterned Paper Challenge.

Pauline
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Christmas Cupcake

It's the first of the month and this is the first of three DT posts from me today. Please pop back later and take a look at my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper DT card and my Paper Creator DT card.

This is my card for the the new challenge at Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra, our theme is always 'anything goes' - you can use any materials, any techniques etc., as long as the end result is a Christmas project.


I have used the sweet image called Christmas Cupcake - Mistletoe kindly provided by our regular sponsor - Bugaboo.  I coloured my image with Spectrum Noir Markers and added 3D Crystal Lacquer to the berries.  The papers and embossing folder are from the Crafter's Companion Nordic Christmas collection and the sentiment is from Pink Petticoat.

Bugaboo Stamps are our sponsor this challenge


They are offering $21 of digital stamps to the randomly selected winner.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Crafting from the Heart Challenge 75 - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion Challenge 277 - Always Anything Goes
Little Claire's Monthly Challenge 60 - Christmas in August
Christmas Card Challenge 39 - Anything Goes

Make sure you pop over to the Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra blog and check out the fabulous DT inspiration - we would love for you to join us for our Anything Goes Christmas challenge.

Pauline
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Monday, August 31, 2015

Signs of Autumn

It's time for a new challenge at Ooh La La Creations and it was my turn to choose the theme for the next fortnight - I have chosen Signs of Autumn.

I have used a fabulous image and papers from the Ooh La La Creations Boys to Men CD to make my card.


I have also used elements from some other Ooh La La Creations CDs along with a sentiment from my stash.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Make sure you pop over to the Ooh La La Creations Challenge Blog and check out the DT inspiration, we would love for you to join us for our Signs of Autumn challenge.

Thank you for calling today, please leave a comment so that I know you've been and will be able to come and visit you.

Pauline
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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Romany Tags

I have another Christmas card to share today, I have used the new Crafter's Companion Romany Christmas CD again.


I have used elements from the Blended Tags, Design Sets, Co-ordinating papers and Sentiments sections.


I also used an insert, the verse writer and Co-ordinating papers to decorate the inside of my card.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
WordArt Wednesdays Challenge 198 - Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door Challenge - Always Anything Goes

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my blog and leave a comment, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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Friday, August 28, 2015

Sunflowers and Nasturtiums

This card was made using an image and papers from the Ooh La La Creations Paula Oakley Collection.


The sentiment is also from the CD, I added some blue card stock and some ribbon from my stash.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Incy Wincy Designs Challenge - Birthday Wishes
Glitter n Sparkle Challenge 151- Happy Birthday
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes

Thank you for calling today, please leave a comment so that I know you've been and will be able to come and visit you.

Pauline
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Blue Christmas

This is my card for the August Rudolph Days Challenge, I have used the Crafter's Companion Romany Christmas CD.


I love the rustic textile papers on this CD and decided to use just those along with a tag for my card.


Everything on my card is from the CD with the exception of the ribbon, I also used the verse writer, an insert and another paper to decorate the inside of my card.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

August Rudolph Days Challenge - Anything Christmas
Creative Card Crew Challenge 94 - Lace
That Craft Place Challenge -  Blue
A Snowflakes Promise Challenge 4 - Winter or Christmas Themed

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my blog and leave a comment, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A Baby Girl

I'm sharing another Paper Creator Baby card today, I have used the Pink Baby Bear kit and made a CAS card this time.


The sentiment is from Pink Petticoat and I have just added a little pink card stock and some pink enamel dots.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Artistic Inspirations Challenge 138 - Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 146 - No Patterned Paper
Get Creative Challenge 22 - No Printed Papers
Great Impressions August Challenge - Add a sentiment
Alphabet Challenge - N for No Design Papers

Thank you for calling today, please leave a comment so that I know you've been and will be able to come and visit you.

Pauline
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Monday, August 24, 2015

Flower Fun

It's time for our mid challenge reminder at the House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge and it was my turn to choose the theme for this challenge - I chose Flower Power, I would like to see a flower somewhere on your creation along with your House-Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie image. Alternatively you can enter an Anything Goes project just as long as you use a House-Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie image.


I have used a fabulous decoupage image from Joanna Sheen's House-Mouse Decoupage CD, the papers are from Joanna's Jane Shasky CD and some from my scrap box.


We have two fabulous sponsors for this challenge:


http://www.stampendous.com/

and


http://www.pizzazzaplenty.blogspot.com/

I also have a prize for a third lucky winner

  
Make sure you visit the House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge Blog for full details.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge 16 - Anything Goes
Pile It On Challenge 83 - Animals Dressed Up
Crafty Boots Challenge - Fair and Square
Shopping our Stash - Layer it on
Crafting with Dragonflies - Make it Floral
One Stitch At A Time Challenge 244 - Anything Goes with 4 Legged Friends

Thank you for popping in today, don't forget to take a look at the House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge blog to check out the fabulous DT inspiration and join in with our Flower Power challenge.






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Sunday, August 23, 2015

Love Buttons

I have another card that was published in the August edition of Making Cards magazine.


The image and papers are from the Ooh La La Creations The Paula Oakley Collection CD and the sentiment is from another Ooh La La Creations CD.


It is a pyramid decoupage image, so lots of dimension - the buttons and twine are from my stash.


I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges:

Fussy and Fancy Challenge 146 - Birthdays
Inky Chicks Challenge 55 - Hearts
DL.ART Thankful Thursday Challenge 162 - Birthday

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my blog and leave a comment, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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Saturday, August 22, 2015

Figgy Pudding

I have another card from the new Crafter's Companion Romany Christmas CD to share today.

This one is a Pocket Card with a tag in the pocket.


I have used elements from the Toppers, Blended Tags, Design Sets, Co-ordinating Papers and Sentiments sections.


I also used the verse writer, an insert and some more of the fabulous Co-ordinating papers to decorate the inside of my card.


Make sure you take a look in the Gallery and on Pintrest, you will find lots of fabulous inspiration.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Creative Fingers Challenge 90 - Anything Goes
Winter Wonderland - Christmas Carols/Songs (Figgy Pudding)
Polkadoodles Challenge Week 32 - Use something New (New CD)
One Stitch At A Time Challenge 243 - Anything goes with Sweet Treats
ABC Christmas Challenge - Q is for Quantum Leap (B - Bows, Bunting or Baking)

Thank you for calling today, please leave a comment so that I know you've been and will be able to come and visit you.

Pauline
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Friday, August 21, 2015

Precious Little Girl

I thought I would share another of the baby cards that were published in the August edition of Making Cards magazine. This one is also from the Cute Craft Kits commission using an ultimate kit from Paper Creator called Pink Baby Bear.


Everything used to make this card is from the ultimate kit with the exception of the buttons and twine.



I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Creative Knockouts Challenge 103 - Celebration Time
As You Like it Challenge - Favourite 2 Embellishments (Buttons and Twine because they are perfect for all types of card designs - Male, Female, Childrens)

Thank you for calling today, please leave a comment so that I know you've been and will be able to come and visit you.

Pauline
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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Christmas Wishes

Have you seen the new Crafter's Companion CD that is the One Day Wonder on Create and Craft at the moment. It is called Abigail Mills Romany Christmas and is packed full of wonderful images.

This is one of the cards that I made using elements from the Toppers, Design Sets, Co-ordinating Papers and Sentiments sections of the CD.



You might have seen my card on Create and Craft if you were watching yesterday, it is the one that Fiona and Dean were adding the fabulous easy Crystal to.



I used  the verse writer, an insert and some more of the fabulous Co-ordinating papers to decorate the inside of my card.

Make sure you take a look in the Gallery and on Pintrest, you will find lots of fabulous inspiration.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Crafting By Designs - Get Ready For Christmas
Fab 'n' Funky Challenge 270 - Things With Wings
WordArt Wednesdays Challenge 197 - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination Challenge 47 - Always Anything Goes

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my blog and leave a comment, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Romany Christmas

Make sure you tune in to Create and Craft at 4 pm today, Crafter's Companion are launching their latest CD - Abigail Mills Romany Christmas as the One Day Wonder.

This is one of the cards that I have made using this fabulous CD, I used elements from the Fabric Companions, Design Sets and Co-ordinating Papers.


Make sure you take a look in the Gallery and on Pintrest, you will find lots of fabulous inspiration.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Paper Minutes Challenge 396 - Celebrations
Christmas Card Challenges #37 - Inspiration Photo

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my blog and leave a comment, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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