Monday, 29 March 2010

Time out

Hello to my blogging friends out there, just want to let you know I am taking some time out for a while.....things are a bit unsettled in our life to say the least at the moment and I am not coping very well with it all and I feel bad that I don't have the time to be able to visit everyones lovely blogs and catch up with you all, my mojo has also totally dissapeared, but most of all, my mind and energy is elsewhere and I need to let go of some things. I hope to not be away too long, just didn't want to dissapear without leaving a note...
catch you all soon, have warmest wishes

Friday, 26 March 2010

My Card For Chloe

Just a quickie post today( sorry, I know they are few and far between now....but then I never really have anything interesting to say

This is Chloe's card I made her for her birthday. She loves handmade things, bless her, and is a keen cardy/scrapper herself and her fave thing is to sit and colour in lots of images with my Promarkers.

She was chuffed when she opened up the card and saw one of her favourite images on the front and she especially loved the strawberry charm. Some of the flowers I bought from Wild Orchid Crafts and the gorgeous charm is from Bunny Zoe's Crafts.

Have a super day whatever you are up

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Our Baby is 10 today!

Where DOES the time go? It doesn't seem 10 years ago that I was given this precious little bundle to look after. It doesn;t seem like 10 years ago that I worried that I didn't have enough love in me to share with another little one and would I be enough of a Mum for her?

Well that little bundle has grown in a beautiful little lady, who has a kind heart and a biiiig personality. She is full of warmth and love and lots of mischief and I wouldn't want her any other way. Sometimes she frustrates the life out of me, but most of the time she makes me laugh....until sometimes i nearly cry. She dances and spins and sings and bounces around from the time she gets up til the time she goes to bed...and I love her so much for it.

Happy 10th Birthday my Little Sweetpea....we love you.....xxxxxxxxxx

Monday, 22 March 2010

Lucky Birthday Girly......that's me!

I should have posted this yesterday, but at the moment my time on here is few and far between!

I was thoroughly spoilt yesterday on my *"?~~!!*nd birthday.
It started with me getting toast and tea in bed....courtesy of my littlest girly, Chloe. She jumped in next to me whilst I opened my huuuuge pile of cards....
I am so lucky to have such talented and generous friends....and also my lovely family too. I thought I would share with you some of the wonderful cards and gifts that i was lucky enough to be given.
Thank you Jill for my Rock-a-blocks( I have only ever tried one of these once before...perfect, thank you..xx) Linda and Lynn, you girlies are very naughty, thank you sooooo much for my gorgeous Martha Stewart Punch set, Liz and Wendy, thank you both for my divine Teal wrap, its wonderful and JUST my fave colour in the world. And to my Bestest friend in the world, Sue...thank you Lovey for my gorgeous, gorgeous handbag and beautiful flowers and stash goodies and for spending the day with was lovely ( shall blog that tomorrow hopefully if I get chance)
Just how lucky am I? Thank you to each of you my lovely friends, I treasure you all...xxxxxx
I was also very lucky and from my family I was given some money, a lush massive canvas print, turqouise top, yankee candles and my most favourite bottle of perfume from Dale....oh yes and my girlies bought me alovely bunch of flowers yep, I was spoilt..xxxxx

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Happy Birthday Jill.......

Have a fabby birthday Jill...xxxxxxx

photo courtesy of

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

A Couple of Cards....

Hello out there in Blogland, I hope you are having a good week so far?

I made this card at the end of last week for a friend of mine who had her birthday on Sunday, she isn't a crafter herself, but she does enjoy seeing and receiving hand made goodies. Infact, myself and another friend are trying to gradually lure her into the world of crafting.....mwahahahahahaaaaaaaaaa! We SHALL succeed!

This next card was for a special little girls very 1st Birthday, on Sunday it was also Dale's counsin's little lady's 1st Birthday....where does the time go?

Thanks for looking....have a nice evening..xx

Sunday, 14 March 2010

Happy Mothers Day....

Evening all :) this is just a very VERY quick fly through, I will hopefully get back on with a bit more time tomorrow so I can catch up on your blogs and see your beautiful work and comment . I hope that those of you who are Mummys have had a wonderful day today? I just wanted to share with you the Mothers Day card I made for my lovely Mum. Its my first attempt at a Tent Card and I was totally inspired by one I saw on Sarah's lovely blog, so thank you for the inspiration Hun :) I know I have probably used the wrong kind of image and backing paper, but I like it....and more to the point so does my lovely, lovely Mum...(((((hugs)))))) if you are reading this..xxxx

Sorry got to fly, catch up tomorrow hopefully....xxxxx

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Make a Wish......?

evening all :), I hope you all had a lovely weekend and that your week is going well so far?

I really must play catch up and post some things that i have been making....only a quickie post tonight as I am wrecked and need some beauty sleep....and QUICK!!!!

I made this card a week or so ago and keep meaning to post it. I used some scraps of Basic Grey and made the card base from Bazzill. The Make a Wish Stamp i *think* I downloaded free from somewhere, I am so sorry I cannot remember where though. The stamp was one in a mixed pack of stamped images I bought, I think she is really cute. I sparkled up some blossoms from my stash and added some gems and lace...think thats about it.
Well, I best be off and double check my bag for tomorrow morning class at Jill' the way, have you seen the Seaside Retreat that she will be running in Eastbourne in Sept? Pop over to her site, Cardinal Colours and read all about it....its going to be a great weekend....and we all deserve to treat ourselves once in a while don't we :)...xxxxxxxxxx

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

A lovely Sunshiney award

from a really lovely blogging friend.

The very lovely Sarah from Crafty By Nature has bestowed me this fabby sunshine award. Sarah is such a wonderful lady, not only is she verrrrry talented, but, she loves to leave such wonderfully kind comments on lucky peoples blogs and, like a ray of sunshine, she leaves you feeling all warm and Thank you Hun (((hugs)))

I would also like to share out some sunshine to special blogging here it comes girls.





and also back to Sarah....thanks for sharing your warming rays

Friday, 5 March 2010

Chuffed to bits!

Just a quicky post tonight as I am off to bed, feeling a bit pants at the mo

......but, I just had to share this.....i am soooo chuffed....thank you everyone at the Craft Barn, I am really looking forwards to coming to spend my voucher..xxxx

I hope everyone has a good weekend....hope to catch up with your blogs and see what you have been up to

Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Prima...The BIG Secret.

Anyone who knows me just KNOWS how much I adore Prima products...I drool over their packets of blossoms and crystals lol. So when I saw this chance to win some of their delish goodies I just had to have a pop at it :)

That's Right! Prima is giving away two more AMAZING prize packages in conjunction with our BIG SECRET!

We want EVERYONE to have a chance to win so we are changing the rules a bit.

•Please copy this write-up and link us on your blog, Facebook, or any other site that you frequent (please follow their TOU).
•Then post here with a link to your blog, Facebook or site post for your chance to win BIG with Prima!
•One US and one International winner will be chosen on Thursday, March 4th, 2010.

And we are getting closer and closer to revealing our secret-it won't be long now!

Just a couple more days of suspense!

OOOoooooooooh it's making me salivate just at the thought of all those totally gorgeous things to be won..xxxx

Monday, 1 March 2010

Lovely left overs.

Just a quickie post tonight....I made this card last night using the leftovers from the layout for the Craft Barn Challenge, I had just enough scraps and used a Miss Anya image that I had bought a little while ago.

The large flower is an ivory Gardenia from Wild Orchid Crafts, they stock the most exquisite flowers and their service is superb. I inkied it on the edges to match the colour in the papers. I meant to give the young lady some eyeshadow....unfortunately it looks more like she has a nasty eye infection lol....oh well.

Right, I best be off and sort out kits for this weeks classes at Jills...Cardinal Colours , she has got some stunning new products in, you should check them out...

have a lovely evening..xxxx