Thursday, 29 December 2011

Happy New Year


I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas and that the New Year will be all you wish it to be.
My Mojo has gone missing and I haven't been making any cards since getting all my Christmas cards done. Can whoever has some to spare please send it my way!!

Today's card is for the challenge at TOMIC.
Also for the challenge at Just Magnolia.

The theme at TOMIC is Happy New Year, and at Just Magnolia it is White with one other colour.
I see this card also fits the challenge at Cute Card Thursday.

I have used an older Magnolia stamp and she has been coloured with Prisma pencils.
Stampin Up cardstock from the Rich Regals selection
Papermania Capsule collection paper Blueberry
Lacy squares Nestabilities
Ribbon/lace from The Ribbon Girl
Pearls and sentiment from stash.

Happy New Year to all my visitors.
hugs
Marion

Monday, 12 December 2011

Magical Monday - Pink and Silver


Hi Everyone. Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog.
I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. I have my card for the new challenge at Magical Monday
This is the last for this year so we hope you all will join in for this one. We will be back in the New Year.
I have used one of the LOTV fairies.
Coloured with Promarkers
Pink cardstock Papermania
Vellum holly overlay
Silver Paper embossed with baubles folder.
Marianne die cut snowflakes
White ribbon from Ribbon Girl
Sentiment Stampin Up.
Jayne is kindly offering the prize this week. See below


I am also entering the challenge at LOTV challenge - Pink white and silver.
Have a good week all.
Marion

Friday, 2 December 2011

Christmas Card


Hi friends,
Todays card is for a couple of challenges. It is for PennyBlack Saturday Challenge Christmas/Red/Embossing and for IlovePromarkers Snowmen and Snowflakes.
I have used my favourite PB snowman
Coloured with Promarkers, Burgundy,Cardinal Red,Poppy,Cinnamon and Caramel. Can't remember which oranges.
Snowflakes and Poinsettia are both Marianne dies.
Snowflake embossing folder
Sentiment from SU
Spellbinders Circles.
TH DI fired brick for brushing over embossed card.
I do hope you like my offering today. Thanks for visiting and the lovely comments that you all leave for me.
hugs
Marion

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

The Sugar Bowl - Sketch


Hi Everyone, This card is for the challenge at The Sugar Bowl.

I have used Titania
Coloured with Promarkers
Oatmeal,blush,purple,amethyst,orchid,lavender,cinnamon.caramel and vanilla. Wings are painted with a mica powder Silver
Papermania and bazzill cardstock.
Embossing folder snowflakes and circles
Border cut with edgibilities.
LOTV sentiment
SU circle punches.
Lilac pearls Viva Pearl Pen

Weather here is atrocious today. I am going nowhere in this.

Also entering in following challenge:-
I love promarkers - Anything goes.

Thanks for popping in to visit.
Marion

Monday, 28 November 2011

Magical Monday - Sketch


Hi Everyone, It is Monday again so time for our challenge at Magical Monday.

The theme this time is a sketch by our very own Heidi.
We are being sponsored by Delicious Doodles.
The winner of our challenge will receive 4 digi images of their choice.

My card is using a Sugar Nellie image.
Coloured with promarkers
DP is from Stampin Up as is the sentiment.
Cardstock is Bazzill
Ribbon from stash. Pearls are from stash.

Hope you all had a marvellous weekend.
Thanks for popping by to visit.
Marion

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Crafters Companion Let it Snow


Good Morning friends. Hope everyone is well. I have made this card for the monthly challenge at Crafters Companion.

I have used a swalk stamp and it has been coloured with Prismacolour Pencils.
I used snowflake embossing folder on the white cardstock and tinted it with versa colour baby blue.
Matting is from a pack of CC that I got with my Love CD ages ago.
Sentiment from a Stampin Up set - Frosty
Snowflakes are Marianne dies.
In front of the snowman I stamped the snowballs with sign, also from a SU set.
Flower Soft for the snow
Quickie glue pen and glitter for fur trims.

Thanks for taking the time to visit. I very much enjoy to read your comments.

Marion

Monday, 14 November 2011

Magical Monday - Use your scraps


Good Morning friends. Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog. I hope you enjoy your visit.
Todays card is for our challenge at Magical Monday.

Where do the weeks go. We are being sponsored by Emma at Sew Sweet.
She is very kindly offering a £10.00 Store Voucher to the lucky winner.

My card is using scraps of SU papers and bazzill cardstock.
Image is Fairy Moon from Sweet Pea Stamps.
Coloured onto watercolour paper with Whispers pens.
Swirl and flower/leaves are Marianne die cuts.
Sentiment from SU
Circles are all Nesties.

Hope you have enjoyed your visit. Have a great week everyone.
Marion

Friday, 11 November 2011

Cuddly Buddly Challenge 20


Good Morning everyone. Hope you are all well and looking forward to the weekend.
It's Friday so time for another challenge at Cuddly Buddly
This week the theme is 'Double Trouble' Use 2 images.
I have gone with Elines digi set - Itty bitty boys.
Cardstock is Bazzill
Backing paper is from the digi set.
Ribbon is from The Ribbon Girl.

Hope to see lots of entries this week.
The Prize: A £10 (or £5*) Cuddly Buddly Crafts Gift Certificate to be spent on digital or physical products as the Winner so chooses in the online Shop.

Please take a look at my fellow DT members beautiful work.
Have a great weekend. Thanks for popping in to visit.

Challenges entered:-
Charisma Cardz - Cutesy

Marion

Monday, 31 October 2011

Magical Monday - Circles and Stripes


Good Morning everyone. Hope you have all had a wonderful weekend.
Todays card is for our challenge at Magical Monday.
We want you to use circles and stripes this week.
Our sponsor is The Crafty Purple Frog. The winner gets to choose 3 sheets, isn't that fab.
Card ingredients.
Papers and Ribbon are from Stampin Up
Image is LOTV
Cardstock is Bazzill
Pearls were a gift from a friend
Glitter is Art Institute.
Coloured with Whisper pens.

I am entering this card in the following challenge
LOTV Thursday challenge - Sketch by Bev

Have a great week everyone and thanks for stopping in to visit. I appreciate it.
Marion

Friday, 28 October 2011

Cuddly Buddly Challenge 18


Good Morning everyone. Where has the last week gone. Weather has been awful here this week. Hopefully it is going to be dry today.

Well it is Friday again and so time for another challenge at Cuddly Buddly. We had some great entries for last weeks challenge.
The theme is White on White. I hope you will pop over to the blog and see the fantastic creations by my teamies.

The winner of our challenge receives a £10.00 Gift Certificate to spend in the online store. Challenge entries not using an image from the shop receive £5.00. Hope you join in with us this week.

I have used a sweet image from LB designs available here.

Have a great weekend.

Marion

Monday, 17 October 2011

Magical Monday - Halloween theme


Good Morning all. It is a new week and time for another challenge at Magical Monday.
This week our challenge is Halloween.

We are being sponsored by the fabulous High Hopes Stamps and they will be offering a lovely prize of 3 "Magical" Rubber Stamps to the winner.

I have used Angel Bear Clown Costume from High Hopes
Colouring medium is Prisma pencils
Matted and layered on Coredinations cardstock.
DP is Stampin Up Haiku collection
Text stamp and spider is from a set - Pumpkin & Aubergine

I have kept this card fairly simple.
Please pop by the challenge blog and visit the other DT members for some fabulous inspiration.

Hope you have enjoyed your visit today. Thanks for popping by.
hugs
Marion

Friday, 14 October 2011

Cuddly Buddly Challenge 16



Hello everyone. It is Friday again and time for another challenge at Cuddly Buddly.
Our challenge this week is Anything but a card.
I have made a Tissue box cover and used a Picture Kitchen Studio 3D image sheet available HERE

The winner of our challenge receives a £10.00 Gift Certificate to spend in the online store. Challenge entries not using an image from the shop receive £5.00

Please pop over to the blog for more inspiration from the other team members.
I have been playing catch up since I got back from holiday so hope I have now visited everyone on their blogs.
Thank you for stopping by my blog. Have a great weekend.
hugs
Marion

Monday, 3 October 2011

Magical Monday - Use 3 punches


Good Morning everyone. This is a scheduled post as I will be in Scotland when this goes on the blog if blogger is playing nice.

Our challenge at Magical Monday this time is to use 3 punches.
We are being sponsored by our very own Lacey at Stamp and Create.

I have done a treat bag for a christmas gift.
Image is a Sugar Nellie from new release
DP is from SU
Label 17 to frame image.
Top Note diecut for top bag closure.
Marianne creatables Swirl
Red cardstock is bazzill and used scallop edge punch.
Small snowflake is a punch
Oval scallop and plain oval are punches from SU, as is the sentiment.
Colouring is promarkers and wings are ice stickles.
Ribbon is double sided satin from the show at Exeter.

I will be back on the 9th October and will visit everyone then as I have no internet where I am going.
hugs
Marion

Monday, 19 September 2011

Magical Monday - Christmas in September


Good Morning everyone. Monday again so that means it is time for another challenge at Magical Monday.
Our last challenge proved very popular and we had 100 entries. Wow!
We are being sponsored by Crafty Ribbons for this challenge.

Our usual rules apply about using a Magical Image but because it is a christmas theme this time we are allowing Rudolph or Santa.

My card details:-
Stampin Up Very Vanilla Textured Cardstock for the base card.
Stampin Up DP from Christmas Jingle
Image is from Funky Kits
Colouring Medium is Copics
Glue pen and then glittered on fur and wings
Marrianne Creatables Snowflake and Tree.
Sentiment and punched ovals from SU
Pearls from stash.

I am entering this card into the challenge at The Sugar Bowl. as this is the sketch I used. I did move the sentiment so hope it is allowed.

Hope you have all had a good weekend and thanks for popping in for a visit.
hugs
Marion

Friday, 16 September 2011

Cuddly Buddly Challenge 12


Good Morning everyone. I am late posting my card for this challenge as I realised my original photo was showing the wet glue through the butterfly. Oops.
It is a recipe this week. 3 Design Papers, 2 embellishments and a ribbon.
As always the fab prize from Cuddly Buddly is a gift voucher to their online store. Please see the rules on the digi blog
Fabulous work from my fellow DT members, definately worth a visit to their own blogs.
I have used a Pachela Studos image called Little Star - Flying High.
Coloured with Copics
DP is from SU
Butterly and Dragonfly I made in Parchment.
Ribbon from The Ribbon Girl.
Circle Nesties.
Short and sweet today.

Challenge entered
The Pretty Little Ribbon challenge. Monochrome

Thanks for all your get well wishes. I am getting better but it is taking its course.
Hope you all have a great weekend.
hugs
Marion

Saturday, 10 September 2011

Birthday Card


Hi everyone,
Thanks for visiting me today. I haven't been doing very much as I have been poorly.
Feeling much better today though. So hopefully I have kicked the bug now.
Todays' card is for my very good friend whose Birthday is tomorrow. I can put it on today as I know she has opened it already.
I have used a Sarah Kay image called Fanny's Cuddle. I got this one from The Craft Barn. She is such a little cutie don't you think.

Bazzill Cardstock
Papermania Boysenberry papers
Label 17 Nestie
Marianne creatables dies
Colouring medium Copics
Chalked around edge
Sentiment SU
MS punch around the page

Hope you have enjoyed visiting, I appreciate all comments left.

hugs
Marion

Monday, 5 September 2011

Magical Monday - Anything Goes


Good Morning, Monday again so time for the new challenge at Magical Monday.

We are being sponsored this time by Delicious Doodles.
We were lucky to be given an image to use for this challenge and I chose Kissing Butterflies. Isn't she fabulous. Please visit their shop as they have lots of digi images available.

I have kept my card simple to show off the fabulous image.
Cardstock is Stampin Up
DP is DCWV Wedding Prints
Tim Holtz die cut Swirl
Text message is Stampin Up
Nesties scalloped squares.
Coloured with Promarkers
Background is chalked.
Ribbon from stash.

If I haven't been by to visit much this week it is because I have been poorly. Just starting to feel better now so hope my energy levels soon lift.

Thanks so much for stopping by to visit.
Entering this in:-
I Love Promarkers challenge. - Anything Goes
Passion for Promarkers challenge. - Anything Goes
hugs
Marion

Friday, 2 September 2011

Sketch and One for the Girls


Hi there, thanks for popping by to visit.
I have done this card for my Daughter in Law for her birthday today. I couldn't put it on any earlier until I knew she had opened it.
Entering it in The Sugar Bowl challenge.

The sketch is by Marlene and the theme is one for the girls.
I have used one of my new Sassy images. I love her.
Cardstock is Stampin Up
DP is by Basic Grey
Flower is a Marianne die.
Sentiment is Stampin Up
Colouring is Prisma pencils

Hope this gives you some inspiration.
hugs
Marion

Cuddly Buddly Challenge 10


Good Morning all. Friday again and time for the new challenge at Cuddly Buddly.
This weeks theme is Vintage, distressing and flowers.

The Prize: A £10 (or £5*) Cuddly Buddly Crafts Gift Certificate to be spent as the Winner so chooses in the online Shop. Full challenge rules on the challenge blog.

My chosen digi is a Cuddly Buddly image Coming up Daisies available here.

Colouing medium Copics
DP is Basic Grey
Lace is from The Ribbon Girl
Flowers made in Parchment craft
Nestie labels and Marianne Doily Die.

Have a great weekend whatever you are doing.
hugs
Marion

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

The Sugar Bowl - Sketch


Hi everyone, weather here is wet and miserable. Hope you have better wherever you are.
This card is for the challenge at The Sugar Bowl.
The sketch is by Maria Therese and a lovely one it is.
Coloured with promarkers
Papermania capsule collection Blueberry
Bazzill cardstock
Stampin up sentiment
XCut edge punch
Marianne designs snowflake die cuts
Sorry this is so late. I forgot to post.
Thanks for visiting.
hugs
Marion

Monday, 22 August 2011

Magical Monday - Sketch


Good Morning everyone. Monday again and time for our fortnightly challenge at Magical Monday. This time we would like you to use the sketch provided by our very own Heidi. Don't forget to use a Magical Image.
We are being sponsored this time by Crafty Emma's Store.
The prize for one lucky winner is a £10.00 store voucher. So join in with us, you have 2 weeks to enter.

I have used Basic Grey papers and Bazzill cardstock.
Image is LOTV, Fairies - Present which I Stamped on Neenah cardstock
Colouring is Promarkers
Stickles Iced Diamond on wings and Tiara.
Pearls and ribbon are from SU
Sentiment is from SU
Nestie Lacy circle

I am entering this card into the following challenges
Lily of the Valley - A Thank You
Basic Grey Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for popping by to visit, I appreciate all the comments.
hugs
Marion

Friday, 19 August 2011

Cuddly Buddly Challenge 8 - DT card


Good Morning friends. It is Friday so it is time for the new challenge at Cuddly Buddly.
This week the challenge is Swirls and Bling.
The prize for the challenge is a £10.00 gift certificate to the store if a Cuddly Buddly digi is used.
If another digi image is used the prize would be a £5.00 gift certificate to the store.

I have used one of the new Karen Middleton designs called Shiney Fairy available here. Isn't she just too cute.
Papers are from cuddly buddly - A Patchwork of Papers,Green
Colouring medium is Promarkers
Stardust stickles on wings
Flowers are from WOC. Shimmer mist added.
Leaves are a Marianne die
Bling swirl was a gift from a friend.
Sentiment is Stampin Up
Tim Holtz die cut swirl.
Parchment butterfly I made from a Pashana pattern book.

Challenges entered are:-
Wild Orchid Crafts - Sketch
Lothian Crafts Challenge - Anything Goes
Sir Stampalot Challenge - Whatever you Fancy
Thanks so much for visiting and for all the lovely comments left for me.
hugs
Marion

Saturday, 13 August 2011

New Karen Middleton digi designs


Good Morning all.
Here are 2 cards with the new release at Cuddly Buddly.
I am delighted that Cuddly Buddly now have the Enchanted Wishes new release. Pop over to the shop to see the wonderful designs.

This card is done with Butterfly Angel. Isn't she adorable. I did a Parchment card and the image fitted just nicely in the centre.

This card is using the Star Angel.
Unfortunately the photo doesn't do this justice as the glitter on her wings is catching too much light. It looks wonderful in real life.
Hope you all have a wonderful weekend.
hugs
Marion

Monday, 8 August 2011

Magical Monday - Banners/Bunting/Pennants and Glitter


Good Morning all. If you are looking for the Belles n Whistles blog Hop post please go to the post below this one.

This week on Magical Monday Challenge we are being sponsored by Pollycraft.
The winner of this challenge gets to choose 5 digi stamps.
I have used my fav fairy from LOTV for todays card.
DP is Basic Grey
Cardstock is Stampin UP
Butterflies are MS punch
Banners at top are MFT die
Bottom banner is an old sizzix die
Text is Stampin Up
Colouring medium is Prisma pencils
Art Institute Glitter

Don't forget to enter the challenge you must use a Magical Image and follow the theme.
Thanks for visiting, I appreciate each and every comment.
hugs
Marion

Sunday, 7 August 2011

Belles n Whistles Customer Blog Hop

Welcome to the Belles ‘n Whistles “All Customer Blog Hop” We are so excited to be a part of this special release. Along this hop you will find those new releases. And we, as customers of Belles ‘n Whistles, get to play along using any of our favorite BnW Stamps…

Today we are celebrating the rebirth of the darling SweetArt girls designed by none other than Artist Elisabeth Bell. Belles ‘n Whistles now has a total of 17 SweetArt girls in their store. They were just too beautiful to be left sitting in the archives. Elisabeth Bells talent deserves better than storage, don’t you think?

If you have just popped in, it would be great if you started in the beginning, and hopped along with us. You will find the master list of participants over on the Belles ‘n Whistles Inspirational Blog. To keep things easy, please follow that list and leave a comment on each blog. Do you know why? Because YOU could win a stamp from Belles ‘n Whistles, just for leaving some love along the way. There will be FIVE winners chosen randomly from comments that have been left along the way. No one knows who’s blog the winners will come from.

So sit back, grab a cup of coffee, tea, or Lemonade and enjoy all the fun and exciting things we, the Belles ‘n Whistles Customers, have to share with you today.

Hope you enjoy the hop and don't forget to leave a comment to be in with a chance of winning a prize.

Here is my card using Dragonfly Flight.
hugs
Marion

Friday, 5 August 2011

Cuddly Buddly Challenge 6 - Stitching


Friday morning and time for another challenge over at CuddlyBuddly
The theme this week is Stitching, Real or Faux.
I have used Eline's Bear in Basket

Please join in with us using a digi image from any of the designers at Cuddly Buddly.

The prize to the winning entry is a £10.00 voucher to spend in the online shop.

Cardstock used is Stampin Up
DP is Stampin Up
Ribbon and Buttons from The Ribbon Girl.
Text stamp is Stampin Up
Stitching done on sewing machine.

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend.
Thanks for popping in for a visit.
hugs
Marion

Monday, 25 July 2011

Magical Monday - Teal + Red


Good Morning,
It is time for our new challenge at Magical Monday
The theme this week is to use the colour Teal and Red.
We are being sponsored by All That Scraps.






They are offering a $15.00 Store Voucher to the winner of this challenge.

My card Is using a Belles'nWhistles image
Colouring medium is Prismacolours
Cardstock and DP is Stampin Up
Flowers from WOC
Nestabilities circles
Text and punch circles Stampin Up

Thanks for popping by to visit. I love to read all yoour comments.
hugs
Marion

Friday, 22 July 2011

Cuddly Buddly Digi Challenge


Good Morning All. It's Friday and that means it is time for the new challenge at Cuddly Buddly.
This week the challenge is to use a charm on your project. You must use a digi image from Cuddly Buddly, there is a great selection to choose from here.
I have used Flower Bouquet by Lilyboo designs.
It is coloured with Prisma Colour pencils
Bazzill cardstock
Papermania Linen white used for Marianne doily die cut
Papermania DP
Nestie Label 17 for matting
Whimsy Stamps for ticket die and sentiment.
I made the butterfly from parchment.
Ribbon and charm from stash.
Thank you for visiting and I hope you all have a wonderful weekend.
hugs
Marion

Monday, 18 July 2011

LOTV - Pink and Blue + Cute Card Thursday


Hi everyone, hope you are all well. Todays card is for the challenge at LOTV.

Image is Hello Cupcake and I have coloured her with Copics
Cardstock is Stampin Up
DP is from Magnolia
Leaves are cut with my new Marianne die,love this.
Flowers are from WOC
Pearl swirl from a very good friend
Ribbon from The Ribbon Girl.
Sentiment from LOTV
Nesties round
Pink pearls from The Works

Other challenge entered with this card
Cute Card Thursday Going around in circles

Thank you so much for visiting and for the lovely comments you leave.
I love to read them all.

hugs
Marion

Monday, 11 July 2011

Magical Monday + Belles'nWhistles


Good Morning all. Monday again and time for the new challenge at Magical Monday
Our theme this week is to use texture, You can use anything from embossed papers, glitter, ribbons etc. Please remember to also use a magical image.
Our prize this week is being offered by our very own Lacey at Stamp and Create
The prize is a $20.00 voucher to spend in her store.
My card uses the following products

Stampin Up Cardstock and Pearls
DP from The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady. Freebie from a magazine
Feather and textured gold Ribbon from stash.
Belles'n'Whistles image Fairy Play
Nestabilities Labels 17
Colouring Medium Prisma Pencils and Copics

I am entering this card in the following challenge.
BellesnWhistle - Flowers and Pearls
I have flowers on the DP and Pearls in the corner.

Thank you so much for visiting and for all the comments that you are kind enough to leave.

hugs
Marion

Friday, 8 July 2011

Let's Keep Creating - Digi Challenge


Good Morning. Today is the second week of the new challenge at Cuddly Buddly.
We had some fabulous entries for our first weeks challenge and I am urging you all to have a go at this weeks. Our theme this week is to use Lace and flowers and a digi image from one of the fabulous designers at Cuddly Buddly shop.
For my first DT contribution I have used an image from Picture Kitchen Studio which is called Autumn Fairy and you can find it here.
The prize for this challenge is a £10.00 voucher from Cuddly Buddly.

Cardstock is Bazzill
DP is Basic Grey Boxer
Mat for image and Dragonfly I made with Parchment craft technique.
Lace is from The Ribbon Girl
Flowers from stash
Bling swirl was a gift from a very good friend.
Colouring Medium Prisma pencils

I am entering this card in the following challenge
Cute Card Thursday - Lace

Thank you so much for visiting and please go to the other DT members and see their gorgeous creations.
Hugs
Marion

Saturday, 2 July 2011

Celebrate


Good Afternoon friends. I hope you are all enjoying the same beautiful weather as I am in Cornwall.
I have done this card for the challenge at LOTV.
Theme is Celebrate so I have done a Birthday card.
I have used the following supplies:-
Bazzill cardstock
Stampin up paper and one from stash.
LOTV image The Little Things
Flowers WOC
Leaf branch McGill punch
Sentiment Stampin Up
Gems Papermania
Colouring medium Prismacolors
Hope you enjoy visiting my little corner and I have given someone some inspiration.
hugs
Marion

Monday, 27 June 2011

Magical Mondays - Sketch

Good Morning all. Well it is Monday again and time for our fortnightly challenge at Magical Monday
The theme this time is a sketch by our very own Heidi. I enjoyed using this one.
Our sponsor for this challenge is Crafty Ribbons. Go take a look at their gorgeous selection.
I have used a decoupage sheet for this card. Artist is Caron. I am not used to cutting these sheets but I am pleased with the result. Certainly different from my usual style.


Recipe
Bazzill spot cardstock
Papermania capsule collection
Lace and pearls from stash.
Ribbon and Sentiment is Stampin Up.
Hope you all have a great week and thanks for popping by to visit. I really appreciate all your comments.
hugs
Marion

Friday, 17 June 2011

Introductory Card for Cuddly Buddly Digi DT member


Good Morning, I have some exciting news to share with you. I was one of the lucky people to be asked to be a DT member for the new Cuddly Buddly Digi challenge which will be making its debut on the 1st July. I was thrilled to accept this position.
Here is the card I did for the Introduction on the Cuddly Buddly blog. Just click on picture for a better view.
Kim has a fantastic shop site where you can purchase lots of yummy images.
I have used Wee Stamps Digi stamp - Spring Bringer. Isn't she fabulous.
Materials used are:-
SU cardstock
Parchment paper for butterfly and the mat layer.
K&Co DP
Organza ribbon and jewel brads from stash.
Coloured with Prisma pencils and a little frosted lace Stickles.
Have a wonderful day and thank you so much for visiting my little corner of the web.
hugs
Marion

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

With Love


Good Morning. Todays card is for the challenge at The Sugar Bowl.
The sketch is by Kiki.
I have used the image Daisy which is not available anymore. I love this little cutie.
Papers are My Minds Eye and Basic Grey.
Cardstock is Bazzill
Square nesties for mat
Martha Stewart punch for butterfly
Crochet flowers, pink one I did myself.
Gems are from Papermania.
Sentiment is SU.
I will try to get some pictures of the wedding on here tomorrow.
Hope you enjoy your visit.
hugs
Marion

Monday, 13 June 2011

Magical Monday - Punches and Embossing + LOTV challenge


Good Morning All.
Hope everybody had a marvellous weekend. I certainly did. My eldest Son got married on Saturday and the weather was perfect for it.
The complete day went brilliantly with no hitches and everyone had a wonderful time.
I will now be able to concentrate on my cards and post more often. In fact I have several in the pipeline.
Todays card is for our Magical Monday Challenge. The theme is Punches and Embossing.
We are being sponsored by The Crafty Purple Frog. Winner gets to choose 3 sheets of Decoupage of their choice. So get your entries in folks, there are some fabulous designs here. Please go and visit the other DT members blogs. Lots of inspiration.

Ingredients
Bazzill Cardstock
Stampin Up DP
Swirls embossing folder
XCut Flower Doily Edge Punch, McGill leaf punch and Circle Nesties
WOC flowers and Papermania Pearls

I am entering this card in the following challenge
LOTV Thursday challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for popping by to visit.
hugs
Marion

Monday, 30 May 2011

Magical Monday - Recipe


Good Morning, Monday again and what a horrible day for a BH weekend.
Being Monday it is time for the challenge at Magical Monday
We are being sponsored this time by Digis with Attitude. Our sponsors kindly made available a digi for the DT to use for the challenge but my printer was playing up so I couldn't use one of them.
The recipe for this challenge was 3 DP's, 2 flowers and a ribbon.
My papers are all from Stampin Up
Flowers are a Marianne die
Ribbon is Stampin Up
Image is Dandelion from LOTV
I am entering this card in the following challenge

Lili of the Valley - I believe in Fairies

Enjoy the last of the BH weekend
Thanks for visiting, I appreciate the time it takes to leave a comment.
hugs
Marion

Thursday, 26 May 2011

Just Magnolia and Hanglar


Hi everyone, A quick post here as I am so late getting this one in for the sketch challenge for Just Magnolia and Hanglar.
I received this image yesterday from Gurlee Girl craft store, it was the sponsor for the CLP blog hop which I won. I got 3 Magnolias and just had to colour this one straight away.
I am using Prismacolor pencils at the moment and coming to grips with this colouring style. My biggest difficulty is in knowing which colours to put together. I think maybe this one is one of the better ones. What do you think?

Bazzill cardstock, Stampin Up DP and ribbon, flowers from stash. Mat for image is a Nellie Snellen frame.

Hope you like. Thanks so much for visiting.
hugs
Marion

Sunday, 22 May 2011

Belles N Whistles - Shaped + Flowers


Good Morning, Start of a lovely day here in Cornwall.
Todays card is for the challenge at BellesNWhistle.
I have done an Easel card and used Fairy Play image. I do love colouring this image.
Bazzill cardstock
Stampin Up DP
Nesties
Flowers and leaves from stash
Stampin Up sentiment.
Colouring medium is Prismacolor Pencils
Simple card today, hope you like it.
Thank you to all my visitors, I really appreciate you taking the time to leave me a comment.
hugs
Marion

Thursday, 19 May 2011

Just Magnolia + CLP+Basic Grey+Bunny Zoe's


Good Afternoon friends. My card today is for several challenges. I have used the sketch from CLP and entering Just Magnolia and Hanglar to use lace, as is BunnyZoe's monthly challenge and also Basic Grey Mix and Match.
The sketch is a beauty and loved it.

Bazzill cardstock
Basic Grey papers - Sugared/luscious, Bittersweet/raspberry cream and crushed berry
WOC flowers and lace
McGill punch for leafs
Magnolia image
Prismacolor pencils
Pearls from stash

Hope you are all having a good week and it will soon be the weekend.
Thanks so much for your visit, I appreciate every comment.
hugs
Marion

Monday, 16 May 2011

Magical Monday - White with 1 other colour


Good Morning, Monday again and time for our challenge at Magical Monday.
We are being sponsored this fortnight by our very own Lacey. The prize is the new release WagsnWhiskers digi, Dress up Millie, which is being released Friday 20th May together with 3 other digis of your choice from the WagsnWhiskers range.
I have used the image Lacey for my card today. Pop over to my fellow team members to see some others.
I have coloured with Prisma pencils and used my swirl cuttlebug folder for the background.
Lacy circle Nestie.
Flowers from stash
Bazzill cardstock
Sentiment, ribbon and oval scallop are all Stampin Up
Please come and join us and if you would like to be considered for the DT or GDT spots please read information on the challenge blog.
Have a great week and thanks for popping by.
hugs
Marion

Friday, 6 May 2011

Belles N Whistles - Sketch


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Good Afternoon friends. Todays card is for the challenge at Belles N Whistles
This is a fabulous sketch and I enjoyed using this one. The image is one of the new release and is called A Fairy nice Flower. I was very lucky to win this stamp in the BnW blog hop recently. She is a dream to colour.
Colouring Medium - Prismacolor pencils
Stickles on wings
Papers - Papermania capsule aqua collection
Cardstock - Bazzill
Butterflies - MS punch
Flowers and pearls from stash.
I hope you all have a great weekend.
Thanks to everyone who is kind enough to leave me comments, I just love to read these.
hugs
Marion

Monday, 2 May 2011

Magical Mondays - Sketch Challenge



Good Morning bloggers. I am back from my wonderful break to Scotland and had a lovely time. Weather was fabulous and it was great to see my Dad.
Our challenge this week at Magical Mondays is being sponsored by All That Scraps.
We have a wonderful sketch to follow which was designed by our team member Heidi.
My card uses:-
LOTV image
Prismacolor pencils
SU papers
Bazzill C/S
Pearls gems and fibre from stash.
Text is SU
Hope everyone has a great Bank Holiday Monday.
I am entering this in the following challenge
Sir Stampalot Challenge - Magical Worlds
Thanks for popping by and I will be blogging again later today to catch up with everyone.
hugs
Marion

Monday, 18 April 2011

Magical Monday DT Monochromatic


Good Morning fellow bloggers. Monday again and it is time for the new challenge at Magical Monday. The theme this week is Monochromatic - Not just black and white.
Our sponsor this Fortnight is The Crafty Purple Frog.
For my card I have used:-
Bazzill - C/S
Stampin Up papers
LOTV - Image
WOC - Flowers
Diecut flower - Cut with Cricut
Nestabilities - Scallop and plain circles
Sentiment - Stampin Up
Colouring Medium - Promarkers
Thanks for taking the time to visit me and leaving me such lovely comments.
Please pop over to my fellow DT members and leave them a little love.
Hugs
Marion

Thursday, 14 April 2011

Just Magnolia - Sketch


Good Evening fellow bloggers. Have done this card for the challenge at Just Magnolia.
I am getting in by the skin of my teeth before the deadline. One of those cards where if anything went wrong everything did. Final attempt at it.
Have been busy getting things organised for going on holiday middle of next week. Going to Scotland to visit my Dad.
Image Magnolia, CS Bazzill and SU, Papers MME and SU, Buttons Papermania. Colouring medium Polychromos pencils and OMS
Thanks so much for visiting and for all the lovely comments that you are so kind to leave for me.
hugs
Marion

Monday, 4 April 2011

Magical Monday DT Pearls and Swirls


Good Morning all. Today is Monday and time for our new challenge at Magical Mondays.
Our theme this time is Pearls and Swirls, don't forget though that you must use a Magical Image. Rules on challenge blog.
Jayne is providing a sheet of sentiment stamps,Dreamy Days by LOTV for the prize this time so get your entries in girls. Go look at my lovely teamies blogs and leave them a little love.
I have used Fairy Play by Belles N Whistles, she is lovely to colour.
Bazzill C/S,K&Co Paper, MS punch around the corner, Tim Holtz Swirl die, pearls from stash.
Colouring medium used - ProMarkers
Sentiment SU
Have a great week all and Thank you so much for visiting. I really appreciate all the comments left for me.
hugs
Marion