Sunday, 29 August 2010

Oh i am sooo bad!!

Now aren't i naughty girl?! I've made a card with a nice pocket for some yummy choc it's such a shame its a blue wrapper why can't they colour co-ordinate LOL but its lovely!!! nom nom!!
I've made this card for the Challenge over at Funky Hand where the challenge is to have a pocket on your card and use a funky hand paper there is still time to enter (well just.... it finishes 31st!)

Here's my recipe:

Funky Hand Papers from Funky Hand Daze CD 
Cardstock Letters, Ribbon and Sakura Black Glitter Pen for Faux Stitching all from my stash

So simple yet i think it's perfect for a lass to cheer her up!

Hope your all enjoying the bank holiday weekend! Think of me as i've been at work yesterday, today and all day tomorrow YEAH......Not!! Well at least i'll have 5 days off on the upside LOL


Sal xx

Friday, 27 August 2010

I'm a part of Cupcake Cards and Crafts

Hello peeps at last i can announce that Mandy from Cupcake Cards and Crafts invited me to be part of her DT! Woo-hoo! She has her own craft shop and creates her own digi papers which are to die for so go and check out her shop and her blog were our creations will be posted so keep your eyes peeled for some yumminess to appear!

Here's the blogs of my fellow teamies, Yay!


Sal xx

Fun at Fairy Knoll Challenge 13

Happy Friday Everyone! It's all blumming Friday and it's time for Fun at The Fairy Knoll and our challenge this weekhave is...... Anything Goes!!! So it's up to you peeps you don't have to use a FK image but if you do, your name will be entered twice to win some fairy yumminess! So i decided to make a xmas card so i'm well on the way of getting my crimbo cards made:

My recipe:

Papers, Ribbon and Gems from Stash
Fairy Knoll Snow Friends Digi
Stickles Clear Glitter Glue
Spellbinders Nestabilities Circles

Come and join in with Fun at the Fairy Knoll and to check out the fabby DT creations too!!



Sunday, 22 August 2010

Let the voting begin!!!

Hey Peeps!!! The time has finally come at last to win some yummy goodies! We can now vote for our favourite projects for each challenge of the PCWO Ultimate Summer Challenge.  All you have to do is to pick your fav 'wink' for each challenge but you must do in one go or the system goes kaboom!LOL probably not that dramatic! Anyways! Our Team is Getting Inky W/It and here is what we created:

My Card for the Sketch Challenge:
Julz's Color Combo Challenge:

Christine's Inspiration Challenge:
Wendy's Technique Challenge:

Good luck to all who entered the Ultimate Summer Challenge as they are all fabby!It will be a tough decision to make a winner! Here is the link if you missed it earlier to cast your votes!



Friday, 20 August 2010

Card for Mum and Challenges

Hello! I thought i would get my mum's birthday card done while i had a few spare mins with the little monster having his nap and  i couldn't resist  to have a go and follow Midnight Madness Sketch:

My Recipe:

Making Memories Funky Vintage Papers
Sizzix Swirl Die
Ribbon, Gems, Flowers all from stash
Promarkers - Amber, Cinnamon and Duck Egg

I'm entering these challenges too:

Hope your having a great start to the weekend!


Sal xx

The Crafty Pad Challenge #2 - I Did It Forum

Heya Peeps! It's our 2nd challenge over at the I Did It Forum and this challenge is to butterflies and use pale blue and ivory colour theme very nice indeedy! Here's a few close up's of the verse and butterfly of which of course are available at The Crafty Pad Shop!

Here is my recipe:

Papers from my stash that i have had yonks!
Sky grey inkpad to ink my edges of my paper
Butteflies and Verse Set - The Crafty Pad
Ribbon, stick on pearls - Stash
Sakura Silver Glitter pen

Also entering the following challenges:

Crafty Creations Challenge 81 - Butterflies

Colour Create Challenge - Duck Egg Blue, Ivory and One other colour

Pollycraft Monday Challenge 57 - In Stitches

Sentimental Sundays Challenge 16 - Ribbon or Lace

Hope to see you there!!

Hugz xx

Free Digi Stamp @ SCH

Hey peeps! Go check out this lush freebie over at Sugar Creek Hollow.  I've made this card with the freebie:


Papermania Hampstead Papers
Sugar Creek Hollow - Victorian Frebie
TLC Creations - Sentiment
Roses - Hand made by me and finished off with pearls
Distressed my papers with my distressing tool
Sky Grey Ink pad to ink in edges of the papers
Lace and Gems from Stash

So go and get yourself some yummy vintaginess!



Thursday, 19 August 2010

PCWO Summer Challenge

PCWO Summer Challenge is coming to an End and i thought i would showcase our team's effort to drum up some extra votes! Our team name is:

Our 4 teammates are Julz, Christine, Wendy & me!

Finally the fourth and last challenge, Wendy made this cutie!

Christine made this totally fabby boo-boo kit for her son for the third challenge.

Julz created this cute little bag for tea & a square spring card with a removable bookmark for the second challenge.
Of course i made this one for our first challenge

We will have an opportunity to vote on splitcoast stampers for the winning team!!! I'll let you know when the voting is open!  Check back soon and vote like crazy i would love to have some yummy goodies LOL! 

Hugz xx

Monday, 16 August 2010

Stitch n Craft Show at Manchester Central Friday 3rd September 2010

Hello peeps!!

Woo-hoo i have my ticket for the above show my first ever craft show of any kind! I'm getting giddy as it's only a couple of weeks away! Yay!

I'm just wondering if anyone else is going? It'd be nice to see peeps in the flesh for a change! Plus i'm billy no mates too, huby and family are going else where to leave me to it but on the other hand mwhahahah show me the money!

So i'm having a happy monday and the weather is nice so it is even better its a shame im at work this aft but hey ho!



Sunday, 15 August 2010

PWCO Ultimate Summer Challenge 2010!

Hello Peeps!

Our team Getting Inky W/It is joining in with the fun over at PWCO and the first challenge is a sketch and i had voluntered myself to do it! So here is the skecth:

So i came up with this little cutie:

I've gone for a plaster the british word for band aid shaped card as we aren't allowed (LOL) to create a rectangle or square card so i thought how fitting for a 'Get Well Soon' card!


Papermania Textured Cardstock, Buttons and Ribbon
American Crafts 'Everyday' Paper
ChiChi Memories 'Always by your side' Digi Set

Our Entries will be uploaded to SplitCoastStampers Gallery just click onto the link and it takes you directly to it! So please help us win and share some love on the gallery!! If you can't find our creations let me know!


Sal xx

The Crafty Pad Glitz n Glamour Challenge - DT Card

It's that time again its The Crafty Pad Challenge and this week theme is Glitz n Glamour! So get out thoese stickles/papers and glitter to your hearts desire!! If you want some new digis to work with check out The Crafty Pad Stamp Shop and get yourselves a glamour fix as there is plenty to choose from!

Our sponser this week is :

So here is my card:


My Mind's eye Quite Contrary Papers and Sentiment
Glamour Shoe Digi - The Crafty Pad
HOTP Flower
Papermania Gems
Clear Stickle
American Crafts Buttons

Also entering the following challenges:

Friday, 13 August 2010

Fairy Knoll Sketch Challenge 11!

Hello peeps its only blumming Friday!! It's Fun at the Fairy Knoll time! Things are a little different over at our challenge blog it's open to any use of stamp/digi and basically follow the theme/sketch challenge but if you do use a Fairy Knoll image you get a extra entry into the draw and double of your chances of winning! So this week is to follow this sketch:

For my card i have flipped the sketch and came up with this:

I'm entering the following challenges also:


My Mind's Eye - Quite Contrary Papers (if you couldn't tell i am loving these papers right now!)
Fairy Knoll Digi - Joesphine
Sentiment - TLC Creations
Flower, Button, Cardstock from Stash

Have a fabby Friday!


Monday, 9 August 2010

Craft your Passion Challenge 18 - GDT Card

Morning peeps! Hope you all had a lovely weekend!

It's Monday and it's time for Craft your Passion Challenge! This week is to use the colour theme of red, green and black very interesting it got my thinking cap on for sure!

Papermania Hampstead Papers and adhesive ribbon
My Mind's Eye Quite Contrary Papers, Flowers and Sentiment
Lauretta Designs 'Flower boy'
HOTP Brads
Making Memories 'Merci' Rub on

Hope to see you there and come and join in the fun at Craft your Passion!

Sal xx

Sunday, 8 August 2010

The Crafty Pad Chocolate and Cream Cream Challenge - DT Card

Hello peeps! I had scheduled this for Sunday to appear but it had appeared yesterday!!! Blumming blogger!!

This week over at The Crafty Pad we are having a Chocolate and Cream theme so get thoese yummy papers out and make some goodies! This week we are offering 3 stamps of your choice from our shop

I've gone for a pocket card and made little tags to hang out and give the card a different feel so here it is:

I have raided my ever so growing stash and found allsorts LOL well here's my recipe:

Clare Curd Signature Papers
Papermania Adhesive ribbon, Flowers and Buttons
The Crafty Pad - Fluffy Slipper and 'Friend' Sentiment from The Cupcake Collection

I'm also entering the following challenges:

Cute Card Thursday Challenge 124 - Whateva

Easy Craft Projects - Challenge 18 - Chocolate Brown

Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge 35 - Anything goes

We had a fantastic turnout for our last challenge so lets see if we can beat 85!

Also if you haven't had a look yet our 'If the Shoe fits' Challenge is still open over at the I Did It Forum So bring on thoese lovely shoes either in digi, card shape or paper form!

Sal xx

Birthday Card

Hello again peeps

I've made this card for my ickle cousin hol who isn't so little no more! She is starting secondary school after the summer but i still still her as 7!LOL So i've gone for a grown up yet cutesy theme to her card and here it is!


Tiddlyinks 'Everyday Princess' Digi
TLC Creations 'Sweetie Pie' Sentiment
Tiffany Doodles Label Digi
My Minds Eye Quite Contrary Papers
Embellishies all from my stash

I'm entering the following challenges:

Craft Your Days Away Challenge 1 - Fav Things mine has to be all things cute and girly!

Sal xx

Saturday, 7 August 2010

A 1000 Sheet Giveaway!! OMG!!

Wow take a gander over at Amy's blog! She is giving away 1000 sheets of paper and is willing to ship anywhere and she has mini candy's too so why bot go over and enter yourself to be in a chance of some delightful goodies!


Friday, 6 August 2010

Fairy Knoll Sketch Challenge 10!

Happy Friday Peeps! It's Fun at the Fairy Knoll time and its to follow the skecth set by the lovely Brandi.  So what are you waiting for come and join in with the Fun at the Fairy Knoll and win some yummy digis!

My Minds Eye Quite Contrary Papers
American Crafts Buttons
Fairy Knoll - Jess Digi
Yellow Cardstock

Hope you are all geared up for the weekend and have a fabby one!

Sal xx

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Special Friend Card

Hello peeps! I hope the weather is better than here! At the mo is chucking it down with rain, how depressing!LOL

I've made a card in advance so i don't leave things to the last minute I've got some birthdays coming up soon so i thought i'd get a head start! I've decided to use Chichi memories 'Sweetie' Digi and The Crafty Pad 'Speical' and  'Friend' Stamps from the Cupcake collection.

Here's my card:


American Crafts 'Everyday' Papers
Making Memories 'Funky Vintage' Ribbon
HOTP Brads
Digis - 'Sweetie' Chichi Memories and Sentiments from Cupcake Collection from The Crafty Pad
Spellbinders Nestabilities Circle die
Promarkers to colour sweetie in!

I'm also entering the following challenges:

Chichi Memories Sketch Challenge 11

Fab 'n' Funky Challenge 34

Papertake Weekly Challenge

Sal xx

Monday, 2 August 2010

Craft your Passion Challenge 17 - GDT Card

Morning peeps! Hope you all had a lovely weekend!

It's Monday and it's time for Craft your Passion Challenge! This week is to follow the above sketch and here is my card:


My Mind's Eye Quite Contrary Papers, Flowers and Sentiment
Cocodingo 'Girl Swing' Digi
Amreican Crafts Buttons
Stickles Clear Glitter
Plain Blue Cardstock to create outlines for the papers and flowers

Hope to see you there and come and join in the fun at Craft your Passion!

Sal xx

Sunday, 1 August 2010

The Crafty Pad Challenge 82 Ribbon and Flowers

Hello everyone, hope you are all having a nice weekend! Here is my card for this week's challenge over at The Crafty Pad Challenge Blog.  Our challenge this week is Ribbon and Flowers and i've used 'Hat for the Lady' from Crafty Pad Stamp Design. I've got stitching round the edges, ribbon, bows and flowers and plenty of purple!! Don't ask me why purple i just had one of the moods on where nothing else would do! LOL So here it is:

Our Sponser this week is the lovely:


For the lucky winner of this week's challenge they will receive 1 image of their choice from their store, how cool is that?! So what are you waiting for peeps come and over and have a go, cause' you'll never know!

Sal xx