Monday, 31 August 2009

Papertake Weekly Challenge #22....

Hopefully I can just sneak in with my entry into the Papertake Weekly Challenge as a new one starts tomorrow. Here is the sketch & my entry....
The image is from the New Animal Scribbles range by Pollycraft called 'Kitty Flowers'...they are now available to buy and for a bargain price of 99p each!!
Check them out HERE...

Pollycraft Monday Challenge #23 DT Card.....

Good Morning
Hope you are all enjoying the bank holiday wk end...I have only just got up, lazy devil!!! Lol
Its time for a new challenge over on the Pollycraft Monday Challenge blog & the theme is............
'Furry Friends (Animals)'
So we would like to see you use animals somewhere on your creation.
Remember you don't need to use a pollycraft item on your work, but as an extra bonus... every entry that does contain an item from pollycraft will be entered into an extra special monthly prize draw to win a HUGE £25 voucher.....woo hoo!!!
The prize for this challenge is a full set of 'Sweet Dreams' images....totally gorgeous!!

Here is my card - I have used one of the 'Cherry Kisses' images called 'Pooch'....

Sunday, 30 August 2009

Sketch Saturday #66 - Challenge Entry...

Here is the sketch and my entry for the current challenge over at Sketch Saturday....
The image is 'Sweet Kiki La Rue' from All That Scraps and the papers are Basic Grey 'Cupcake'.


Saturday, 29 August 2009

Mojo Monday Wk 101...

Good Morning
Just a quick post from me before I dash out the door for work....huge thanks to everybody who has left me comments, I am slowly catching up and will be visiting you all shortly.
Here is the sketch and my entry into the current challenge over at Mojo Monday.
I have used another new image from Pollycraft which is due to be released soon and also papers from a new kit called 'Shabby Christmas Time' from Funky Fairy Papercrafts...

Wishing you all a lovely bank holiday wk end.

Friday, 28 August 2009

Pollycraft Friday Freebie & The Pink Elephant / Penny Black & Sketch Saturday Challenge Entries...

Yippee its Friday...I am so behind with showing you what I have been up to this week so have added them all to one post so its a long one!!
Firstly I have an introduction to make, if you haven't met him already...'Dave' is this week's Friday Freebie over on the Tales From Pollycraft blog. Pop over and pick him up!! Lol

Secondly here is the sketch and my entry into the current challenge over on The Pink Elephant blog...I have used another new design from Pollycraft, but you will have to wait to get your hands on these cuties...

And thirdly here is a combined challenge entry into:-
1 - Sketch Saturday / Sketch Below
2 - Penny Black / Stitching

Phew I think that's it!!

Thursday, 27 August 2009

Moving Along With The Times Challenge Card....

Here is the sketch and my card for the challenge over at Moving Along With The Times...problem is I didn't get it posted and I am now too late as a new challenge started today...Duh!!
Never mind tho as I can still show you this gorgeous little guy coming very soon from Pollycraft.


Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Funky Fairy's Challenge #31 DT Card...

Good Morning
Yippee its Wednesday...a day off for me and also time for a new challenge over at the Funky Fairy's Challenge blog.
Huge thanks to all who entered last week, I am sorry I didn't get round to visiting you all...
But before I reveal the challenge I have a little something to tell you....
there's lots going on over at Funky Fairy's HQ, we are planning some fantastic fun going's on, can't say too much as its all TOP secret but be sure to be here next week when all will be revealed!!!
Right onto the challenge and the theme we have for you this week is....
"Weddings....Something old, something new"
Here's my something new is the image and something old is the lace which I got from raiding my mum's sewing cupboard - she will have had it years!!! Lol
The papers I have used are from the 'Cherish' & 'Hope' collections.
So we would like to see you create a wedding project using an old item and a new item. You can follow onto the something borrowed and blue which will then gain you a 2nd entry into the draw.
Pop over to the challenge blog for full details but remember to be in with a chance of winning the prize you must use at least one Funky Fairy item on your card....freebies are available on the inspirational blog HERE or pop over to the shop HERE for a browse. There is a retiring sale on at the moment so loads of bargains to be had...don't miss out!!!

Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Circle Boys - Lily-Boo's Boutique...

Here's a couple of cards I didn't get to show you that I made during my short stay on the Lily-Boo's Boutique design team...the images are from the 'Circle Boys' collection...available HERE
If you haven't checked out Lily-Boo's pop over and take a peek...the images are amazing. So sad I had to leave but life just keeps getting in the way of my craft time...


Monday, 24 August 2009

Meet 'Ginger' - Sketch & Stash Challenge #17...

Here is the sketch & my entry for the current challenge over at Sketch & Stash....
I have used a gorgeous new addition to my 'Ginger' - she is from Pollycraft and will be available to buy very soon.


Saturday, 22 August 2009


Just wanted to say that after a very long & hard think about my design team commitments I have decided to step down from the Digital Tuesday Challenge and also Lily-Boo's Boutique.
Life is throwing lots at me at the moment and I was struggling to keep up...I was getting a little stressed with it all so something had to give.
Huge thanks to all the ladies involved in both teams, it has been a huge pleasure to work with you all and I do feel very sad at leaving :-(
I will however continue to design for Pollycraft and also Funky Fairy Papercrafts.

Friday, 21 August 2009

Pollycraft Friday Freebie's.....Susie Sausage

Yippee its Friday...blimey where did the week go??
Have you been over to the Tales From Pollycraft blog and collected the gorgeous Susie Sausage and her fella?? Paula (the boss) asked us girlie's for ideas on the freebie and Sue came up with the idea of a sausage dog....well with pencil in hand Paula didn't stop at 1 so there 3 for you to grab.
Here are the cards I have made, one with each image...I couldn't stop either!!! Lol


Wednesday, 19 August 2009

Blog Candy Winners......

Huge thanks to everybody who entered my candy giveaway, for the congratulation messages and also to all my followers old & new.....
In order to keep things simple I asked my OH to choose two numbers between 1 & 94 - he chose 30 & 63...
So (drum roll please!!!) the winners are....
Prize 1 - My5bratz / Ginny
Prize 2 - Count Your Beautiful Blessings / Dani
Woo hoo congrats ladies...please forward your addresses to me at and I will get your goodies off to you asap.

Funky Fairys Challenge #30 DT Card & Some Awards...

Good Morning
I had a fantastic day meeting up with Lorraine yesterday. We chatted over coffee and then went off to Craftzone in Pontefract for a little shop. Blimey that place is like Aladdin's cave...stocked from floor to ceiling, you really have to check every nook and cranny just in case you miss something.
I was very good and didn't spend too much, its not that I need to really add to my stash anyway!!! I just got ink pads, stickles and some pearly gems.
Well its Wednesday again which means we have a new challenge for you over on the Funky Fairy's Challenge blog.
This week we have a gorgeous sketch for you to follow by Joanne....
Remember all you have to do to enter is use at least one Funky Fairy item on your creation. As always there are tons of freebies over on the inspirational blog or pop over to the shop for a browse - there is an amazing retiring sale on at the moment with some amazing bargains. The sale is on until the end of the month....
I have rotated the sketch to suit my image....the papers and sentiment are from the Feeling Fruity Shabby Style kit - one of my favourites.

Now onto some awards...yes I have been stashing them again!! Huge thanks ladies for thinking of me and passing on. I do still have some more to pick up so if I haven't included you I will gt there.

From Avril...





Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Digital Tuesday Challenge #20 DT Card.....

Good Morning...
Yippee a day off for me today due to the girl who normally works for me on a Wednesday being on holiday so my days have been mixed up. I am going out later to meet the lovely Lorraine (Lorraine's Loft) for a bit of a shop at Craftzone. Joanne (Crafting Joanne) was meant to be coming with us too but the gem that she is offered to work so at least I could get a day off.
Well its time for a new challenge over at the Digital Tuesday Challenge blog and I am the hostess this week. I chose the theme....
'Male Cards'
Our sponsor is The Cutting Cafe and they are offering the lucky winner 3 digi sets. If you aren't familiar with their products pop over and take a peek....I am sure you will not be disappointed. All you have to do to enter is follow the theme and use at least one digi image on your creation.
I have used the 'Star' template from The Cutting Cafe, Pierre from Pollycraft and papers/word art from Kaboodle.


Monday, 17 August 2009

Pollycraft Monday Challenge #22 - DT Card....

Good Morning...
Wowzers where did the weekend go, I feel that I blinked and missed most of it!! Lol
Well is Monday again and of course that means a new challenge has started over at the Pollycraft Monday Challenge blog.
We have a fantastic theme for you this week which is...
'Favourite Things'
In order to enter all you have to do is follow the theme...although we would love you to use a Pollycraft item you are free to use any products you like.
You can pick up some gorgeous freebies...HERE
Here is my card using the 'Twiddly Wings - Fairy Cake' image as cake is definitely one of my favourite things!!
Huge thanks to everyone that joined us over the last fortnight with the button & bows challenge. Gorgeous creations as always...hope to see you again this week.

Saturday, 15 August 2009

Moving Along With The Times Challenge #8...

Here is the sketch and my entry into the current challenge over at the Moving Along With The Times blog. To go with the sketch there is a theme to create a 'Teen Card'.
I have used one of Mo's Digital Pencil images together with My Minds Eye papers.


Friday, 14 August 2009

Sketch Saturday #63...

Here is my entry into the current challenge over at Sketch Saturday...
The gorgeous image is from Digital Stamp Oasis, papers are BG Lemonade and Prima flowers.


Pollycraft Friday Freebie & Passion For Promarkers Challenge Wk12...

It's Friday which means there is another freebie up for grabs over at the Pollycraft blog....this week we have 'Funky Flutterby'.
Here is a card I made using the image and it is also my entry into this weeks Passion For Promarkers challenge which is to use the colours 'Rose Pink' & 'Cocoa'.

Wednesday, 12 August 2009

Woo Hoo....

I made the top 5 over at the Passion For Promarkers blog again with my Pollycraft 'Sweet Dreams' card....

Emma x

Funky Fairy Challenge #29 DT Card....Xmas

Good Morning
Yippee its Wednesday which means a day off for me. Tons of things to catch up on this morning and then a crafty afternoon I think.
Wednesday also means its time for a new challenge over at the Funky Fairy's Challenge blog and the theme is...
Huge thanks to all who entered last week, hope to see you again this week too!!
In order to enter all you have to do is use at least one Funky Fairy's item on your card, there are tons of free downloads on the inspirational blog or check out the shop where you will find there is 35% off everything until midnight tonight.
Here is my card & I have used the 'Merry Christmas' kit which is brimming with gorgeous papers, images etc, etc....see the full kit here

Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Digital Tuesday Challenge #19...A Sketch By Ellie

Time for a new challenge over at Digital Tuesday and we have a fantastic sketch for you to work with by Ellie.
Huge thanks to all of you who joined us last week, another amazing number of entries and I surprised myself that I actually managed to visit you all!!!!
We have a brand new sponsor this week and it is the amazing Wendy of Digital Delights...the prize on offer is a $10 voucher to spend in the store.
The image I have used is from Digital Delights and is called 'Birthday Ridley'...check out the store here and be sure to have a good look around for the challenges and freebies.


**************NOW CLOSED*******************Its Candy Time...

Finally I have managed to get some candy together...I have two sets of prizes to giveaway in celebration of coming up to my blogoversary at the end of September and also reaching nearly 25,ooo hits.
Everybody is welcome to enter, I will post worldwide...all I ask is that you leave a comment on this post and pop a link on your blog.
I will randomly draw 2 winners on the 19th August.


Sunday, 9 August 2009

Sketch & Stash Challenge 16 & Kaboodle Doodles #10...

Here is the sketch for the current challenge over at Sketch & Stash and also my entry...I have used my new freebie papers from Funky Hand & also freebie image from Mo's Digital Pencil.
My card also covers the challenge over at Kaboddle Doodles which is to use digital images.

Lily-Boo's Boutique - Circle Boys...

Good Morning...
I can now show you my full card using one of the images from a new collection called 'Circle Boys'- just released this morning & available to purchase HERE and only £1.99 for 6 images.


Saturday, 8 August 2009

Woo Hoo...

I am just looking for some challenges to enter and seen that I made the top 5 over at The Pink Elephant blog with my Feather's card.
The gorgeous Feather's is a freebie from Pollycraft, if you haven't picked him up already pop over and grab him...other freebies there too.