Monday, 21 November 2011

Birthday card for my niece

Happy Monday everyone even though its miserable in yorkshire at the mo but hey ho!

Here's a card I've made for my niece Kristie (yeah i know i sound old even tho both me and hubs are 26, hubs has 3 older sisters LOL) who is currently expecting a wee little girl in January and couldn't resist in using momma mae from Some Odd Girl as its such a sweet digi!

Kraft Cardstock
MME Papers
Some Odd Girl Momma Mae digi
MMD Designs Sentiment
Sakura White Gel Pen for Faux stitching
Pokey Tool for paper piercing


Crafts and me Challenge 61 - Simples

Creative Craft Challenge - Minimalistic

Lollipop Crafts Challenge 58 - Anything Goes

Mad for Markers Challenge - Anything Goes

One Stitch in Time Challenge 89 - Anything Goes

Patties Creations Challenge 33 - Birthday or Thanksgiving

Shelly's Images Blog - Anything Goes Challenge


Sal xx

Thursday, 17 November 2011

My Ethy's Birthday Card!!

Hey everyone! By eck where does the time go!! I can't believe my wee monster was 4 on the 15th!! Sometimes i still think of him as soo little but he is growing up and likes to do things himself bless!

Ive gone for the ever so cute Swings and Slides Monster Digi from pollycraft as that just screamed Ethy! i've used their sketch from their last week challenge as its such a fab sketch to us!


Kraft, Turquoise and White Cardstock
MME Paper (green zig zag) and Echo park paper (red dots)
Pollycraft - Swings and Slides Monster Digi
Sentiment - Typed and Printed off PC
Pokey Tool


2 Sisters Challenge 65 - Anything Goes

Bearly Mine challenge 23 - one for the Boys 

Creative Craft Challenge - Minimalist 

Daisy Doodles Challenge 46 - Anything Goes with a Digi

My Mums Craft Shop Challenge 32 - Mix and match it

Paper Sundaes Challenge 95 - Digi

Scrappy Frogs Challenge - Kraft

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 75 - Going Circles! (My DP)


Sal x

Saturday, 12 November 2011

Squiggle Stamps Anything But a Card Challenge - DT

Hey Everyone! It's Saturday and for a change i have a full weekend off!!! Woo-hooo!!! Also it's time for the new Challenge at Squiggle HQ which is to create anything but a card! So for me a decided to create a cute chrismassy gift box to get me in the mood to actually make some Christmas cards!

Remember you don't need to use a Squiggle Image to enter the challenge but if you do you get an extra entry!! So when linking up put your name in twice if you have used a Squiggle Image!

So here is my creation i've gone for a triangle gift box (also my camera is back in action Yay!):


Kraft Cardstock
Cupcake cards and Crafts 'Contemporary Christmas' Digi paper Collection and Sentiment
Squiggle Stamps - Christmas Pudding Digi
Stickles Glitter Glue
Pokey Tool


Crafty Ribbons Challenge 6 - Anything Goes

Creative Belli Challenge 130 - Paper Piercing 

Crimbo Crackers Challenge 2 - Make It Sparkle

Delightful Challenge - Snowflakes

I Did It Creations Challenge 80 - Winter/Christmas 

Mami Doodles Challenge 37 -  Christmas

Paper Pal Arts Challenge - Photo Inspiration

Stampin with the Dragon Challenge - Food for thoughts

Top Tip Tuesday Challenge 59 - Anything Goes Christmas


Sal x

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Birthday Card

Hi Everyone

Here's a B.D. card for our Team leader Liam whose Birthday is over the weekend! The lucky thing is off to Prague too!  Not that I'm jealous or anything....LOL! Have a fab time!

Now onto his card i was racking my brains trying to figure out which stamp to use so i decided to go 'old skool' and dig out my rubber stamps and just saw Edward from The Greeting Farm and thats Liam!

Kraft Cardstock
MME Lime Twist life of the Party papers
The Greeting Farm Edward Rubber Stamp
Bizzy Becs Ticket Digi Sentiment
Pokey Tool


Bearly Mine Challenges 23 - One for the Boys

Bows and Berries Challenge 13 - CAS 

Craft-Room Challenge - For a Man

Color Throwdown Challenge 167

Digital Tuesday Challenge 136 - Anything Goes

Craft Your Passion Challenge 83 - Anything Goes plus Brown 

Heart Song Designs Challenge 23 - Anything Goes

Our Creative Corner - Masculine project

Paper Play Challenge Week 44 - Button up

Pollycraft Challenge 118 - Cazza's Sketch

Poodles parlor Challenge - Let's hear it for the Boys

Stamps R Us Challenge - masculine theme


Sal x

Monday, 7 November 2011

Kel Leaving Card and a little bit of news from me too!

Hi Everyone!

here's a card I've made for my Work Pal Kel who is now on maternity leave the lucky thing and getting ready for her new arrival in January So i thought i would go for a cute and girly card for her!

We went to our local Indian restaurant for Tea last night and it was very nice and ended up chatting the night away as the owners were ready for home as they were gathered at the door! oppppsss! They must know what women are like we like a good natter! LOL

Kraft Cardstock
Cupcake Cards and Crafts Fresh Polka Dots Digi Papers
Some Odd Girl - Momma Mae Digi
Sentiment - Just Typed from PC
Black fine Liner for Faux Stitching


Challenge up your Life 56 - Friendship

Charisma Cardz Challenge 44 - Cutesy

Crafty Caz Challenge 107 - Anything Goes

Creative Inspirations Paint Challenge - Anything Goes

Dream Valley Challenge 19 - Anything Goes

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 87 - Use a Digi

Papertake Weekly Challenge - Anything Goes with a bit of bling

..................................................... Now onto my news:

Ive got Baby no.2 on the way!! Our new addition will making an appearance end of april/beginning of May Fingers crossed april as i have too many birthdays in may already! So here is a pic (12 week scan) from nearly 3 week ago i am sorry as the little tinker will much bigger now and so everyone says i now have proper little bump!


Sal & Bump! x

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Cupcake Cards and Crafts November Challenge - Sweet Christmas

Looks like Halloween themed projects were a no go in last month's challenge only 6 of you entered?!

But anyways we hope you like the new challenge for November which is Sweet Christmas!So your own interpretation of Sweet Christmas  could be a sweet/cute image, a sweet sentiment, a sweet embellishment as long as we see something on your project that fits that there your on your way to enter!

There will be one winner personally chosen as usual for this month's challenge who will receive the 'Contemporary Christmas' paper collection. (Pictured below). Click here to buy it now!

Here's my Sweet card ive used a sweet image from Squiggle Stamps and of course the colours of peppermint mmmm peppermint candy sticks def in the mood for Christmas with them!:

Hope to see your creations there soon! You never know you may win!


White Cardstock
Cupcake Cards and Crafts Contemporary Christmas Digi paper Collection
Squiggle Stamps Gingerbread House Digi Stamp
Bizzy Becs Christmas Ticket Digi Sentiment
Buttons and Twine


Charisma Cardz Challenge 43 - Anything Goes

Come and Get It Challenge - Anything Goes

Crafty Ann's Challenge 52 - CAS 

Crafts and me Challenge 58 - Winter Blues

Crimbo Crackers Challenge 1 - Anything Goes

Dream Valley Challenge 19 - Anything Goes

Little Claire's Challenge 14 - Christmas

Sweet Stampin Challenge - Anything Goes

The Paper Shelter Challenge 37 - Anything Goes

Winterwonderland Challenge - CAS Christmas Card


sal x