Wednesday, 25 November 2009

New baby card! Also Crafty Pad Challenge

Here is my first attempt of a baby card, a friend of mine has had a little girl and i thought i would make her a card and pack her with some essentials bits for her and Alice. It is also coincides with the the Crafty pad challenge no. 47 which is a bonus, i hope Sue and John will like it, i now just need to get the essential bits wrapped lol oh i remember the times when my little one was soo tiny seems so long ago

I've used:

Yellow and purple cardstock

Funky Daze backing papers

Making Memories Metal Alpha squares

Pink organza ribbon

Dovecraft chipboard elements

Sizzix 'sweet baby' die

Sal xx

Friday, 20 November 2009

Birthday card for Stephen, Polkadoddles Challenge 26 & Anyone 4 Anya - Getting round to it!

Hello again, sorry it's been a while been busy at work and home lol It was our Son's birthday over the weekend so it was all go to get sorted for that, but thankfully he wasa good boy and no tantrums that day at least!lol

I've made a birthday for my Sister-in-law's partner Stephen who'll be 40 in December, i thought i'd make a start now rather than later as i am making christmas cards too lol. Thankfully too his card has co-insided with Polkadoodles and Anyone 4 Anya challenges.

Materials i've used:

Making Memories - Blank card, cardstock numbers and tag
DCWV - Retro backing papers
HOTP - Brads and buttons
Of course the really cute Ian stamp from The Greeting Farm
My new shiny silver pro-marker (i thought i would try one but i think I'm now hooked!) and pencils to colour Ian in.

Oh i can't wait going to Amsterdam for the weekend next week!! A bit of peace and quite just me and the huby from our little monster who'll will be staying with parents bless them.

Hope you're all ok in blog land and take care

Sal xx

Wednesday, 11 November 2009

Anyone 4 Anya and ISC Challenges

For the Anya challenge you have to use 3 different papers, 2 buttons and 1 bow with any layout and for ICS to follow the sketch below but as you can tell i've flipped the sketch:

I've used:

Making Memories Vintage Hip papers

Papermania buttons

HOTP ribbon

Making Memories cardstock letters

Anya Signature stamp

Clear glitter stickle

Sal xx

A Lovely blog award from Mel!!

Thanks to my ever so nice blogging friend Mel x she has given me this lovely award!
You have to answer 36 questions with just one word!! This'll be a challenge LOL:
1. Where is your cell phone? pocket
2. Hair? Bob
3. Your mother? Houseproud
4. Your father? Silly
5. Your favourite food? Pizza
6. Your dream last night? Wierd
7. Favourite drink? Pepsi
8. Your dream goal? Money
9. What room are you in? Living room
10. Your hobby? Crafting
11. Your fear? Drowning
12. Where do you want to be in ten years time? Rich
13. Where were you last night? Home
14. Something you aren't? Organized
15. Muffins? Please
16. Wishlist? Silhouette
17. Where did you grow up? Asselby
18. Last thing that you did? Breakfast
19. What are you wearing? Dressing-gown
20. Your tv.? New
21. Your pets? None
22. Your friends? Ok
23. Your life? Crackers
24. Your mood? Happy
25. Missing someone? No
26. Vehicle? Yes
27. Something you're not wearing? Trousers
28. You're favourite store? Next
29. Your favourite colour? Purple
30. Last time you laughed? Today
31. Last time you cried? Can’t remeber
32. Your best friend? Cool
33. One place you go to over and over? Kitchen
34. One person who emails regularly? Friend
35. Favourite place to eat? Out
36. Facebook? No
and now I have to pass this on to 5 other people and so I choose (Some of you have already got this award):





Claudia Rosa

Sal xx

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Birthday card for my Son Ethan! Also Challenge 45 from The Crafty Pad

This is my first ever made card for my son Ethan who'll be 2 on Sunday, I don't where the time has gone, he is growing up so quick and he is already going through the terriable two's!LOL

I've used:
DCWV Retro papers

Making Memories silver Mirri-board (mmm shiney)
Pink Paislee dino stamp

Quickutz star die

HOTP mini green brads

Papermania white foam letters

A number 2 cut from a making memories paper
Not forgetting my clear glitter stickle that i've used to create dots for the background of dino and spots on the outline of the stars

Fortunately enough this also covers the Challenge no. 45 from The Crafty Pad

As you can tell i had a prob with trying to get the cutesy for son, he won't appreicate things like this yet anyway lol (i don't think!)

Sal xx

Sunday, 8 November 2009

Lovely blog candy up for grabs from The Crafty Pad!!

To celebrate the new and fab website for The Crafty Pad they are giving away some very yummy blog Candy which as follows:

5 Crafty Pad stamps
5 lengths of ribbon
1 length of Christmas ribbon
2 doubled sided 'pretty colours' ink daubers
1 packet of scrapbooking stickers
30 x sheets of 6x6 selection of backing papers
Selection of charms

Closing date is the 4th of December and the winner will be randomly chosen and announced on the 6th of December

For your chance to win these lovely goodies leave a comment on the new blog click here and then post it on your blog together with a pic of the goodies' simples!' Good luck Sal xx

Birthday card for my niece and 4 challenges!

Hi All, i was originally making a birthday card for my niece and these 4 challenges appeared -

Anyone for Anya - Patriotic Anya

Clare's weekly challenge - punches

Creative Inspiration challenge - doodling

Inspirational card sketch No. 41.

Materials used:

Making Memories papers

Doodlebug simply sweet rub ons

HOTP buttons, brads, flower and ribbons

Mini Anya signature stamp

Dovecraft heart punch

Not forgetting my Black fine liner for doodling around the edge

Sal xx

Thursday, 5 November 2009

Polka Doddles Challenge Week - Make a Man card!!

Here's my entry to the Polka Doddles Challenge and luckily enough it's for my huby's friend at work birthday as well so it's tied up quite nicely lol

I've used dovecraft retro papers, hotp press embellishments of brads and ribbon and my lovely new 'Edward' The Greeting Farm stamp and general stamp greeting and cupcake to tie in the birthday theme!

I just love the greeting farm stamps they are so cute, I've also got to use some more of the stamps so watch this space lol