Sunday, 30 August 2009
Friday, 28 August 2009
which is to use any type of stitching
i have done faux stitching on this card.
which is new beginings
i have done a card for a new home.
I have used a download image from dotties world and coloured it with promarkers,Papers are Kay&Company (hopscotch boy), nestabilitie shape, flower punch, and rest from stash :)
Must go bed now before i fall asleep typing big hugzz Val xxx
Friday, 21 August 2009
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge #45
which is fancy corners (so i added fancy corners)
Sketch saturday challenge # 64
which is a sketch set by Claire
and last but not least for
Hugzz to everyone luv Val xxx
Thursday, 20 August 2009
so that is cutting into my crafting and blogging time a lot :(
I've just popped on to tell you about this lovely award i received :)
This award was given to me by two wonderful bloggers
Ali over at http://craftydragons.blogspot.com/
thank you so much Ali for thinking of me
and Elaine over at http://elainesden.blogspot.com/
Thank you too Elaine for thinking of me
Hugzz to you all Val xxx
Saturday, 15 August 2009
I have made 2 things today, this is a bag which i got the download for a while ago and first time i've used it, it was from http://www.daisiecompany.com/
this is for two challenges
Bizzy Becks creatalicious challenge
very first challenge and they want you to create something for a Dad you also had to use metal and the colour brown in your creation.
also this fits another challenge
Which this week is anything but a card.
and this is a bag so it definately fits lol.
which is the theme Cupcakes this week
Thank you for looking and hope you like it ;0)
Friday, 14 August 2009
Hope your having a good day, i dont know
about you but i'm looking forward to the weekend,
just hope the weather stays as nice as it has been, not that i'm going anywhere but i do like the sunshine :)
Well on to my card i started it last night thought i would finish it this morning but i had lots of other things to do so i've just
here it is and its for three challenges :)
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge #44
the theme is "cute as a bug" and was set by Wendy (the secret crafter herself) so i used Tilda with bumble bee for my image.
and a lovely one to work with too.
have i overdone it i dont know,please tell me what you think ???
Big hugzz to you all and hope you have a great weekend too
Wednesday, 12 August 2009
I've lost another 1lb and half this week when i got weighed
at Slimming World yesssssssss
i'm really pleased with my progress nearly half way to target:)
Here i am with my second post today lol
Guess what.........yes another card
this one is for
which this week is "anything goes"
I have used a CB stamped image
coloured with shimmer paints
Nestabilities scalloped oval
SU scalloped punch
Papers are Papermania "sweet nothings"
everything else is from stash :)
Thanks for taking the time to look and i hope you like it:)
Big hugzz Val xxx
the weather has been lovely here this afternoon
suns been out and very warm a change from this morning
wet and dreary hope you've all had some sunshine :)
Crafty Creations Challenge #28
I have used a freebie Flower Pot image for this card
it was from Fred she Said
check it out lots of lovely digi images to buy there.
i watercoloured it with shimmer paints and whispers stroke pens
papers are Papermania (12x12 called the big one)
i used my nestabilities and SU scallop circle punch
everything else from my stash.
Hope you like it and thanks for taking the time to look :)
I'm off to slimming world now for me dreaded weigh in lol
catch you later big hugzz Val xxx
Sunday, 9 August 2009
(i keep pinching myself so i know i'm not dreaming it) lol.
well i've got no crafting done apart from gardening
and house chores, not much else of anything (how boring am i)
So i've nothing to show you that i've made........but
my Dear Daughter Mel made me a wonderful gift to cheer me up
you can visit her blog here
and whats more she filled it with goodies for me.......
aint she just the best.
on this side the pouch has a lovely note pad she has made.
here is the other side to it,with a little box with
a magnetic fastening
the other two sides have pouches too and
they were all full of goodies see the pic of goodies below:)
I have to go hopefully i will get some me time very soon and do some crafting and needless to say the gift really cheered me up
so big thank you Mel i love it;0)
Hope your all having a great weekend and catch up with you all soon big hugzz Val xxx
Friday, 7 August 2009
Tuesday, 4 August 2009
second post today i've made another card and it fits three challenges :)
Digital Tuesday Challenge 18
which is bling
i've used gold stickles and gems
Spoonfull of Sugar Challenge 63
which is floral fantasy
i've used Floral paper and lots of flowers
which is lets get Distressing
i've distressed around everything i think
The digi image is Lily Fairy and i cannot remember where its from sorry, papers are Kay&Co, Nestabilities for shapes, Coloursoft pencils blended with sansador,gold stickles,,rest from stash.
i've managed to get the inside done too:)
sorry about the poor pics light is not good.
Thanks for looking
good night god bless i'm off to bed
its been shouting me for the past hour:)
Hugzz Val xxx
I am so thankfull for becoming part of this very careing community its like having an extended family.
which is a sketch to follow and i've made a birthday card
Stamp Something Challenge
Which is paper piecing
i have paper pieced Willow's clothes
Pollycraft Challenge 21
which is buttons and bows i've uses those
which is fruity Willow has strawberry's in her basket
I have done the inside too
Thank you for looking and hope you like it:)
Big hugzz to all Val xxx
Sunday, 2 August 2009
i was absolutely shocked as she herself lost her own daughter
(my niece) to cancer only 18 months ago at the age of 41
very same thing 8 years ago at the age of 52 i
she will overcome this terrible disease.
her fab blog is called Clever crafting pop over here and take a look
its full of beautiful creations
The rules are that you have to nominate 5 other bloggers
well i am going to pass on that this time as its very late
and i cannot concentrate very well at the mo
i keep thinking about my family i've lost and worrying about my sister.
I do hope you understand and forgive me for breaking the rules
but anyone is welcome to take the award as i know your all worthy of it.
I'm off to bed now see if i can get some sleep
if not i'll prob be back who knows
Good night god bless Hugzz Val xxx