Monday, 31 May 2010

Birthday card for FIL from our son

Hiya! Hope your enjoying the bank holiday Monday!

I've made for my FIL from our little monster, i thought i would go rather cutesy and stick to greens and blues.

Here's what i've used:
SEI Happy Days Paper
Blue Cardstock
Pollycraft Frog Digi
Green Gems
Quickutz Button Die
Promarkers to colour Froggy in
Fineliner for Faux Stitching
Anita's Lime Ribbon

I'm entering the following challenges:

I Love Promarkers Challenge 16 - Sketch

Polkadoodles Sew Sew Challenge

The Crafty Pad Challenge 73

Thanks to Tracy it also fits into For Fun Challenge - Male card

Sal xx

A Few cards using Fairy Knoll Digi's

Hi All

I've forgotten to upload these cards i've made using the freebies from Fun at the Fairy Knoll silly me! So go check out the blog and shop and grab yourself some cuteness!

Fairy Knoll Heart Strings Digi
Papermaina Hampstead Papers, Adhesive Ribbon and Bloom
Green Cardstock
HOTP Green Button

Fairy Knoll Balloon & Happiness Digi
Lilac Cardstock
Papers , Butterfly and Tag from Stash, they was a freebie from a magazine 
but i can't remember where from LOL

Sunday, 30 May 2010


Hi All

I've been given the green light from the lovely Brandi at Fairy Knoll to let my blogging pals know that i have made the DT!!I am so pleased and honoured at the same time that i've been chosen by Brandi to join her DT as her images are absolutely fab, she is one multi-tasking talented lady indeed! So give a cheer to Brandi!Hurrah! She will be officially announcing it on the Friday Fun at The Fairy Knoll blog on Tuesday.

Friday Fun at the Fairy Knoll will occur every Friday were we will have a weekly challenge, with the winner of the challenge to receive a free digi of their choice from the shop, how cool is that.  Also become a member of the PCP Group and be in the know of freebies, upcoming releases and challenges.

So keep your eyes peeled peeps as we will be having our first challenge very soon so go, check it out and take part in the Fairy Knoll Fun!!

Sal xx

Saturday, 29 May 2010

Birthday for my FIL

Hi All

I hope the weather is better where you are, at the mo its chucking it down and cold!!It hink we've had the summer and it has gone LOL

Here's i card i made for my Father in Law for his birthday in June, I saw this image from Tiddly Inks and just thought of dad!! I could say its my fav digi at the moment as it is soo veristile!

Here's what i've used:
Brown Organza Ribbon
Brown Square Tile Gems
Papermania Hampstead papers
Plain Cardstock
Tiddly Inks Light my Life Digi
Promarkers - Caramel, Cocoa, Denim Blue,  Grass, Poppy and Spice

I'm also entering the following challenges:

Tiddly inks Challenge 6 - Bring on the Bling!

Crafty Creations Challenge 69 - Use your fav digi

Sal xx

Thursday, 27 May 2010

Fairy Knoll DT Wanted!

Fairy Knoll is having a DT Call

Go and check out the link here you'll have till the end of the month to apply so what are you waiting for, give it a go!

Sal xx

Sunday, 23 May 2010

Father's Day Card

Hi All

I've made a Father's day card for my hubby from our son.  If i don't make it now i will leave it to the last minute and make a rubbish attempt!I couldn't resist of getting this ever so cute digi from Pixiedust Studios it reminds me of them both soo much! I've tried paper piercing with my pokey tool and I think its turned out quite nice

I've used:

Papermania sunshine collection papers and Cardstock
Making memories paper
Pixiedust Studio 'Buddies' digi which also includes the setiment! bargain
Bronze pearl nailhead from stash
Quickutz button die to make my own cardstock buttons
Promarkers - Amber, Blush, Caramel, Denim Blue, Lime Zest and Poppy i think these are fav colours at the mo LOL

I'm entering the following challenges:

Pixiedust Studio - Add a Pearl (I've used a bronze pearl to tie in with my colours)

Craft Your Passion - Receipe of 5 Buttons

Fab n Funky Challenges - Make your own Embellishments

Creative Cottage Challenge 11 - One for the Boys

Hope you are all enjoying the sunshine while we can it's blummin gorgeous in East Yorkshire at the mo!Hurrah!

Sal xx

Saturday, 22 May 2010

Friday, 14 May 2010

Anniversary card & Challenges

Hi All

I couldn't resit in trying out the new 'Hampstead' papers from Papermaina they are sooo lush!! I've made an anniversary card for my hubby we will be married for 4 years in June oh how the time flies when your having fun, actually we have been together for 10!!It definitely dosen't seem like 10 years at all!

I've used:

Papermaina Hampstead papers, flower and ribbon
Scalloped cardstock
Digi's - Pixiedust Studio love sparkle and Tiffany Doodles Label 2
Button made from cardstock using quickutz die (best ever die purchase!!lol)


Sweet Sketch Wednesday #49

Pixiedust Studio Challenge 22

Go over there and join the fun!

Sal xx

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

LO for Ueno Zoo!!

Hi there

This was originally for Sew Many LO for their Challenge as i was the Guest Designer for May but unfortunately the blog has been suspended due to unforeseen circumstances.It was to design a LO with an Animal/Pet theme and all i couild think of was my time at Ueno Zoo, Tokyo back in June 2006 i loved seeing all the animals even though it was a rainy day it was so much fun!! I loved the meerkats they are so cute!!!Simples!!

Here's what i've used:

Cardstock and papers from my stash
Making memories Cardstock Letters and Vellum Tag
Papermaina Sunshine collection Ribbon, Brad and Buttons
Sizzix Flower Die
Doodlebug Simple sweet rub ons
Sew Many Digi Bear in Wagon

Sal xx

Birthday card for Daddy from my son


Here is the card I made for my hubby from our son for his birthday which is today! Bless him the grand old age of 25! He now says he is old, I said I'll be the same in a couple of months too, so I said him to him that he is tweenteen plus 5 and not old LOL.

Here's what I've used:

Papermania Hampstead Papers and adhesive Ribbon
HOTP Brads
Digi's - Pollycraft Designs Dudley with Ballon and Tiffany Doodles - Label 2
Promarkers - Amber, Caramel, Denim Blue, Lime Zest and Poppy also black fine liner for sentiment

Sal xx

Sunday, 9 May 2010

Birthday card for Gan Gan from my Son

Hi All

I've used Clare Curd's sketch from the latest edition of Creativity Magazine to make a card birthday card for my dad from my son (he is known as Gan Gan from my boy LOL)


Making Memories Papers
Sew Many Plane Digi
HOTP brads
Promarkers - Amber, Cool Aqua, Lime Zest

Sal xx

Congratualtions card for new arrival!

Another little bundle of Joy has arrived in our family! A little boy called Joey born yesterday morning, well done to my SIL Donna! Its such a shame that they are over in northern ireland... but at least she has her partner, kiddies  and my SIL, Niece and my FIL so its facebook a plenty for pics, so we have 2 new little nephews in the space of a month LOL


Making Memories Papers
HOTP Brads and Ribbon
SewMany Talya Stork Digi
Sizzix 'Baby says Yeah' Alpha dies
Quickutz Stars die
Promarkers -  Caramel, Blossom, Cool Aqua, China Blue, Grass, Poppy, Spice, Sunflower

Here's the Challenges i've entered:

Creative Inspirations Challenge 33 & DT Call

Quixotic Challenges 24 - Oh baby! 

Hope your all having a good weekend

Sal xx

Friday, 7 May 2010

Birthday card for my lovely hubby

Hi All

Here's a birthday card i've made for my hubby who's birthday is on tuesday as i wish i didn't leave it till the last minute i don't where my resolution went!LOL I thought i'd go a bit of the distress look for a change and get my lovely edward stamp out as he reminds of my hubby *swoon*

Hopefully he will like it! Here's what i've used:

Cardstock and Papers - From my stash i can't remeber where they are from!lol
Stamp - Edward from TGF
Buttons - made from Cardstock
Ribbon - from stash
Promarkers - Blush, Caramel, Denim Blue, Lime Green and Poppy and black fineliner for faux stitching

I'm entering the following challenges too:

Anyone 4 Anya - Lots of layers

Totally Papercrafts Challenge 15 - Faux Stitching

Sal xx

Thursday, 6 May 2010

Birthday card for my Dad

Hello everyone

I aren't been busy this week?lol two posts in 2 days omg!! Here is a birthday card for my dad.  I couldn't resit on purchasing this lovely digi from Pollycraft designs, he reminds me of my dad!!  He is called Ronnie and he is a special edition digi and only costs £1.50 with every penny goes to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Service which is fantastic so why not give him a home!

Here's what I've used:

Digi's - 'Ronnie' from Pollycraft Designs and Label2 from Tiffany Doodles
Cardstock and Papers - Making Memories and Papermania
Buttons - Used cardstock and used my quickutz button die through my bigshot, really handy if you don't have any buttons to match!LOL
Promarkers to colour the digi's - Caramel, China Blue, Cool Aqua, Lime Zest, Silver, Spice and Sunflower

I'm also entering the following challenges too:

Allsorts challenge - week 50 Animals

Craft  your passion challenge #4 - Technique embossing (used dots embossing folder through my bigshot)

Creative Cottage challenge 9 - Food and or drink (mmmm cuppa and biscuits lol)

ICS Sketch 65 and follow colour scheme

Oh guess what I'm in work again as I'm covering for someone off ill but hey at least I get the weekend off now!Woo-hoo!!

Hope your enjoying the sunshine whilst it lasts!

Sal xx

Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Funky Retro Card!!Yeah Baby!

Hi All

I've came up with this funky little thing of a whim with loads of challenges to get my creative juices going! This is my first circle easel card and it has turned out better than I thought!LOL  For some reason I had a retro frame of mind in my head yesterday but hey ho!

Here's the recipe i've used:

Papermaina Textured Cardstock
Funky Daze Backing Paper
Pixiedust Studio Scrap Girl Digi
Papermania Button and Brads
Cardstock tag
Lots of sparkly gems!!
Promarkers - Blossom, Blush, Cocoa, Lime Green and Pink Carnation

I'm entering the following challenges:

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 48 - Shaped Card

Crafty Sentiments Challenge 16 - Use Buttons

Daring Cardmarkers - Easel Does It!

Get Funky Challenge May - Shaped Cards

Pixie Dust Studio Challenge Challenge 20 - Picture for Inspiration

Hope your all ok, I've got work at dinnertime till 8pm!!!Arrghhhh hope it goes quick!LOL

Sal xx

Sunday, 2 May 2010

Dotty Jo's fabby blog candy!!

Hi All

Thanks to Jo letting me know about her lush blog candy, I thought I would let the rest of you know!  So click here and have a go, cause you never know!!

Sal xx

Saturday, 1 May 2010

Sew Many Layouts Challenge #1 - Show us what you got!!

Hi All

We are wanting you to show us what you got over at SMC Layouts! Here is my LO of my gorgeous little monster when he was 'brand new' LOL oh the days when all he did was eat, sleep and well...poop  at least I knew where he was at all times compared to now where I feel the need of cctv in the house!! I've used SMC's Tanya stork digi image and coloured her in with promarkers.

The challenge is to create any sized LO showing off your fav scrapbooking supplies and techniques and not to forgot to include at least 1 digi image on your LOL - pick up a freebie here

So what you waiting for come and join in the fun!

Sal xx