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Saturday, 31 December 2011

My Top 10 from 2011


Thought I would join in with my favourite cards from 2011 and do linky thing with
 My first Easel Box card

 a vintage very feminine card I thought
 Super cute fairy
 Beautiful in blue
 loved this image
 Another cutie stamp
 White on White which I love
 one of my fav LOTV stamps
 girly girl card  and love this stamp too
loved printing on text paper thought it came out well.

finishing off with this memory box(one extra item I know)
 I made especially for my Mum
She said she thought I was making something for someone special
and I replied 
I was Mum ..You..she loved it!!
wishing all my friends and followers 
A Happy Healthy New Year
hugs
laney

Friday, 30 December 2011

2nd card today

yep another baby card and another easel card, this time its for a great nephew, I cannot resist this sweet image from meljens designs, I have used it many times its so sweet, I have coloured using promarkers, added some lace and pearls, DP are from the very kind Bev at All the things I love finishing of with some silver peel offs.
I am entering this card into the following challenges
http://colourcreatechallenge.blogspot.com/..blue silver and white
http://meljensdesignsdt.blogspot.com/2011/12/challenge-90.html...blue
http://mymumscraftshopchallenges.blogspot.com/..anything goes
http://anythingchallenge.blogspot.com/ blue and another colour
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com/..anything goes

Creamy dreamy Tilda


Seems ages since I posted a card, but I have had time for a little play this week and had to make a thank you card so here it is,I have coloured tilda using promarkers, the DP is from Bearlymine Designer extreme ( one of my new presents to me LOL!!) which I distressed along with a punched border added some gorgeous cream satin ribbon and flowers from WOC finishing off with a pin
I am entering this card into the following challenges.......if I can find any!
http://totallytilda.blogspot.com/..Thank you
http://craftycreationschallenges.blogspot.com/ ..thanks
http://ilovepromarkers.blogspot.com/..anything goes
http://ladybugscraftsinkchallengeblog.blogspot.com/..bingo

Saturday, 24 December 2011

My Favourite Five Christmas Cards of 2011


I'm playing along with Debby from  A Scrap Journey
choosing my 5 favourite Xmas cards of 2011

Has to be a religious card first, we dont see enough of these during Christmas time
I've chosen this one as I love the vintage look
I just had to include a Tilda one now didnt I?
 I felt this one was a super fun card and I love Kenny K digi's
last but not least this simple blue card
hope you enjoyed them too!

Wishing all my friends and followers a 
PEACEFUL JOYOUS CHRISTMAS
hugs
laney

Friday, 23 December 2011

one last card before Xmas


One last card before xmas, the reason being I bought a christmas present just for me... 2 new cds from Bearly mine Designs, designer extreme 11 and 111 oh I am not kidding you when I say these papers are so lush and I couldnt wait to play I am delighted with my gift to me LOL!!. these papers are from designer extreme 11.
I have printed the same paper at different sizes and distressed them both added some lace, a flowerpot filled with flowers and a crystal stem, added wee buttons, pearls and a bow the sentiment I did on the pc
I am entering my card into
http://sugarcreekhollow.blogspot.com/2011/12/thank-you-cards.html
http://audsentimentschallengeblog.blogspot.com/ anything goes

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Bearlymine Dt Challenge 26 Anything Goes


Its Anything Goes at Bearlymine challenge for our last challenge of the year, so I am keeping with a Christmas  Theme, This challenge will run till 16th January 2012 so you've plenty time to join in
I have made a card and a notelet box using Bearlymine Christmas Glee Collection and also a Blue Ponsietta set from' Fred She Said', I used a stamped sentiment cut out with nesties, added some lace, ribbon and pearls to finish off my project.
We have some super sponsors to finish off the year 2011

Bearly Mine Designs - 2 Digi sets of the Winner's Choice

Fred She Said - $20 Gift Certificate

 Delicious Doodles - 4 Digi's of the Winner's choice

The Paper Shelter - $15 Gift Certificate

I cant wait to see your Anything goes entries please pop over to the Bearlymine challenge to see what my lovely teamies have made

May I take this opportunity to wish 
Donna, Jackie and all my teamies at Bearly mine and you too of course

A  Happy Christmas

I am entering these into the following challenges
http://friendshipsgardenchallenge.blogspot.com/..no stamped images winter holiday


Monday, 19 December 2011

KennyK Toy Soldier

ooh I'm running about like a headless chicken... so much to do, hoping to get my Christmas Tree up tonight
but still I had time to make another Christmas card, I have used kenny K's Toy Soldier coloured with promarkers, DP from Bearlymine Designs Designer Extreme , added some xmas ribbon and some silver net lace, finishing off with a stamped sentiment.
I am entering this card into
http://kennykkraftygirlzchallenges.blogspot.com/..anything goes
http://promarkerchallenge.blogspot.com/....celebration..xmas

Saturday, 17 December 2011

One Stop Craft Challenge Christmas Sparkles

We have another fun challenge for you this week from http://onestopcraftchallenge.blogspot.com/

CHRISTMAS SPARKLES
I have used 'Holiday Victorian Sassy' from Sassy studio's coloured with promarkers and a lot of glitter added to her dress, DP from Bearlymine Designs Christmas Swirls collection also added glitter to this too!! a girl cant have to much sparkle now can she?added some lace,red ribbon, punched holly, red gem berries, ponsetta's and a stamped sentiment.
We have a fab sponsor this week too
I hope you have time to pop over to http://onestopcraftchallenge.blogspot.com/ to see what my lovely teamies have made and I would love to see your Christmas sparkle too!
I am entering this card into the following challenges

Thursday, 15 December 2011

Charisma Challenge 49 Last Minute Makes


The Challenge this week at Charisma is' last minute makes'  and this is mine ..I'll probably be doing last- last minute makes right up to Christmas LOL!!
I have used this fabulous vintage image from a Joanna Sheen  cd along with Papers from Bearlymine Designs Designer extreme, Distressed the with inks and made a scroll to add to the card,  added a fancy corner and a ponsetta  to the tag cut on the cricut, added some holly and red gems,a wooden reindeer finshing off with a stamped sentiment
We have fabulous sponsors for our challenge this time too


 I hope you can play along with us and show us all your last minute makes, why not pop over to Charisma to see what my very talented teamies have made
I am entering this card into the following challenges
http://creativecardcrew.blogspot.com/ ...tis the season
http://mytimetocraftchallenge.blogspot.com/...vintage Christmas
http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.com/..Tag
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com/..anything goes
http://ooh-la-la-creationschallenges.blogspot.com/  anything but a card ..tag
http://unstampabelleschallenges.blogspot.com/....Christmas tag
http://dreamvalleychallenges.blogspot.com/..Christmas
http://papersundaes.blogspot.com/ anything Christmas
http://thesquirrelandthefox.blogspot.com/..Christmas 2nd entry
http://2sisterschallengeblog.blogspot.com/..Christmas
http://crazy4challenges.blogspot.com/..Its Santa
http://sugarcreekhollow.blogspot.com/..vintage tags
http://joannasheenchallenge.blogspot.com/2011/12/its-beginning-to-look-lot-like.html
http://www.4craftychicks.blogspot.com/...christmas card
http://paperplaychallenges.blogspot.com/.. Christmas


Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Diva's by Design challenge 17

 Hi Ladies we have a fabulous challenge over at Diva's for you this time and  its 

MERRY CHRISTMAS

This challenge will run for 4 weeks so you have plenty of time to join in
I have used DP from Bearlymine Designs Xmas Delight, My image of Santa is from Stitchy Bear Stamps coloured with promarkers, added some wide green ribbon which looks almost black in the photo so sorry about that,also added Christmas ribbon and some punched holly and red gems finishing of with a stamped sentiment.
We have 2 fabulous sponsors this time too





We have some new teamies at Divas so why not pop over to say hello and to see what the rest of the team have made for your inspiration
I will be entering this card into the following challenges

Monday, 12 December 2011

A Vintage Beauty



I absolutely adore making cards with this stamp isnt she just gorgeous,she's a Gibson Girl from the Artistic Stamper coloured with Promarkers, DP are from Bearlymine Designs another of my absolute favourites and this is the Vintage Lace Collection and Flower Delight, distressed using Tim Holtz products, Have added buttons,lace, Ribbon plenty stickles to my WOC flowers
I am entering this card into the following challenges
http://bunnyzoescrafts.blogspot.com/ fancy folds
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com/..anything goes
http://stampandcreateblog.blogspot.com/..vintage
http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/..easel card
http://corrosivechallengesbyjanet.blogspot.com/..anything but Christmas
http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.com/..anything goes
http://totallypapercrafts.blogspot.com/..anything but Christmas
http://doyoustackup.blogspot.com/...something old ( vintage style)
http://www.ibrakeforchallenges.blogspot.com/..vintage
http://ilovepromarkers.blogspot.com/..shaped card
http://simonsaysstampschallenge.blogspot.com/ photo inspiration

Saturday, 10 December 2011

Holy Christmas Cards


At Christmas I always like to send a religious card to my Parents and Aunties, have been making them today and thought I would share them here too, looks like this will be the style too for my Grandchildren to give to their teachers, or maybe make them a calender, I'm wondering why we dont see so many religious Christmas cards now? its nice to Celebrate the true meaning of Christmas and to give a little reminder to our children of what Christmas is really all about.
I am entering this card into the following challenges
http://cardmakinmamas.blogspot.com/..Christmas
http://movingalongwiththetimes.blogspot.com/..last minute Christmas
http://paper-craftingjourney.blogspot.com/..Christmas
http://mymumscraftshopchallenges.blogspot.com/..Traditional Christmas
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com/..anything goes
http://trulymadlycraftychallenges.blogspot.com/ christmas images
http://unstampabelleschallenges.blogspot.com/..Christmas
http://2sisterschallengeblog.blogspot.com/... Christmas
http://ceschallenges.blogspot.com/..traditional Christmas
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/..traditional Christmas
http://joannasheenchallenge.blogspot.com..Christmas

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Untraditional Christmas at Bearlymine



We're having an untraditional Christmas colour challenge over at Bearlymine this time, I have went with a blue and black theme, I have used DP from Bearlymine Designs Christmas Swirls and Xmas Insert collections, My Digi stamp is the gorgeous Teddy Bea coloured with promarkers and a little bit sparkle to her wings, mounted her on a scalloped oval along with a blue cut out xmas tree, added some pearls ,silver net ribbon and a stamped sentiment.
we have fab sponsors this week
Crafty Emma 

 Bearly Mine Designs - 2 Digi sets of the Winner's Choice

 Delicious Doodles - 4 Digi's of the Winner's choice

Teddy Bo - Teddy Bo Quintet

I do hope you have time to pop over to the Bearlymine challenge to see what my lovely teamies have created and I hope to see you joining in with the challenge too
I am entering this card into the following challenges