Saturday, February 7, 2015

1000 Posts

This is my 1000th post so I have decided to offer all of my fabulous followers a little candy to celebrate.


I have three prizes for three lucky followers:

£10 Voucher to spend in Joanna Sheen's online shop

Fuchia Gift Voucher - Click to enlarge

Joanna stocks a huge range of crafting supplies and offers free postage and packing/shipping worldwide with a minimum spend of £9

£10 Voucher to spend with Lili of the Valley


Lili of the Valley also offer free postage and packing worldwide on all stamps but make a small charge for paper packs

A selection of crafting supplies


Wild Rose Studio In the Meadow Clear Stamp
Crafter's Companion Bebunni Stamp
Crafter's Companion Humphrey's Corner Stamp
Flower Soft Country Window Stamp set
Clearly Besotted Basic Chevrons Stamp set
Papermania All Aboard 6 x 6" Paper Pack, Page Tabs, Washi Tape and Twine

To enter my candy:

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

I will post worldwide

My candy will remain open for three weeks until 9am on 7th February when I will use RANDOM.ORG to choose the winners.

Thank you for taking part and good luck.

Pauline
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Sunday, February 1, 2015

Christmas Cupcake

It's the first of the month and that means a new challenge at  Crafty Hazelnut'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 card.


I have used the fabulous image called Christmas Cupcake - Mistletoe kindly provided by our regular sponsor - Bugaboo.   I coloured my image with ProMarkers and added lots of Wink of Stella glitter to the frosting, my papers are from Bearly Mine Designs and the sentiment is from my stash.


I have added a bow made with ribbon from my stash.

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:

Fab 'n' Funky Challenge 244 - Christmas
ABC Christmas Challenge - B is for Bows, Bunting or Baking
Sketch Saturday Week 346 - Pick ANY Sketch (Sketch 224)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge 2 - Anything Goes
CHNC Challenge 214 - Something beginning with B (Berries, Bow)
Completely Christmas Challenge 48 - Anything Goes with a Twist: Square or Rectangle

Make sure you pop over to the Crafty Hazelnut'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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Saturday, January 31, 2015

Skateboard Andy

This is my second DT post today, if you are looking for my Di's Digi Designs card you will find it HERE.

It's time for a new challenge over at A Gem of a Challenge and the theme is Lots of Layers chosen by ME, no surprise there!

I decided to make a child's Birthday card, I have two great nephews who both have birthdays next month and this card will be for one of them.


I have used one of the older coloured images called Skateboard Andy, I printed him out several times and cut my own decoupage.


I used papers from Echo Park and the sentiment banner is a Spellbinders die.  A few punched stars with 3D crystal Lacquer complete my card.


The prize is:

2 Individual Digi images

(NO SETS, PERSONALISED WATERMARK'S OR SENTIMENT SETS)

of the winners choice from PINK GEM DESIGNS


Make sure you pop over to the Pink Gem Designs Shop and take a look, Janet is always adding lots of fabulous new images, Card Topper Digi Kits and Project Kits.

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

Dream it Up - Birthday Wishes
Digitally Sweet Challenge 125 - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Open Minded Crafting Challenge 29 - NO Pink and NO Red
Crazy 4 Challenges #271  - Masculine Birthday Card
Send a Smile for Kids Challenge - Anything Goes 4 Kids

Make sure you pop over to the A Gem of a Challenge blog and join us for our Lots of Layers challenge.

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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True Love

This is the first of two DT posts for me today, if you are looking for my Pink Gem Designs card you can find it HERE.

It's time for a new challenge at Di's Digi Designs and the theme for the next fortnight is Include a Heart(s).


I chose to use this adorable Flying High Hedgehogs image, I coloured  them with ProMarkers and added 3D Crystal Lacquer to the red balloons.

My papers were free with a magazine and the sentiment is a LOTV stamp.  I added some heart shaped gems from my stash and a seam binding bow.


This week we have a New Sponsor

JADED BLOSSOM

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The prize is a fabulous clear stamp set  - please see the challenge post for full details.

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

Fairy Tale Challenge 110 - Something with a Heart
Wags 'n Whiskers Challenge 146 - Hearts
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge 296 - Valentines Day/Love
Little Miss Muffet Challenge 103 - All You Need Is Love
Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge - Love, Valentine's Day
TIME OUT Challenge 23 - Valentine's Day with the optional twist of Hearts
Simply Create Too Challenge 78 - Happy Valentine's Day (or Use Hearts)

Thank you for popping in today, don't forget to take a look at the Di's Digi Designs Challenge blog to check out the fabulous DT inspiration and join in with our Include a Heart(s) challenge.

Pauline
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Friday, January 30, 2015

A Simple Thank You

This is another thank you card using Pink Petticoat papers and a Die-namics die.

 

I have kept things rather simple as I  had lots of these to make for my boys to thank people for their Christmas presents.


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

4 Crafty Chicks Challenge 231 - Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door Challenge - 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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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Steampunk Turtle

Have you seen the fabulous new Digi Stamps and kits in the Pink Gem Designs Shop, we are being spoilt for choice at the moment, I couldn't resist having a play with the new Steampunk Turtle - Card Topper Digi kit

Everything used to make my card is included in the kit, I just cut everything out and added some black card stock between the layers


You can just about see some of the decoupage layers in this photograph.


Make sure you pop over to the Pink Gem Designs Shop and take a look at all of the fabulous Digi Stamps and Kits that are available, grab a coffee and have a leisurely browse whilst you are there.

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

Buckwells Crafty Challenge - Anything Goes
Ruby's Rainbow Challenge 96 - Masculine Birthday
The Paper Shelter Challenge 188 - Layers and lots of them
Left of Centre Challenge 62 - Layer It Up

Thank you so much for visiting today.

Pauline
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Birthday Wishes

I need a few cards for my son's teenage friends so I decided to use my Memory Box Happy Birthday Background stamp to make a monochrome card, I think it is suitable for either a male or female.


My papers are from Bearly Mine Designs and I cut the two little banners with my Die-namics Fishtail Flag dies - some pearls from my stash finish this simple card.


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

Love to Scrap Challenge 46 - Anything Goes
Not Just Cards Challenge 11 - Always Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge 2 - Anything Goes
Scrapbooker PhD Challenge 19 - Masculine Birthday + Die Cut

Thank you so much for visiting me today, I always appreciate you taking the time to pop in.

Pauline
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