Monday, 31 May 2010

Pollycraft Monday Challenge #46 DT Card...

Good Morning...
I hope you are all having a fantastic weekend. Shame the weather isn't's a bit windy here and keeps raining. We got the spa all set up and enjoyed time in it yesterday, my great nephew was here and he loved it - armed with his life jacket, armbands and rubber ring!! Lol
Sorry I haven't caught up with you all much to do and so little time at the moment. My email is about bursting at the seams so I really need to crack on!!
A new challenge has started today over on the Pollycraft Monday Challenge blog and the theme has been chosen by the lovely Sheena, it is....
''Hidden Message''
For my card I followed a tutorial on Youtube...
I have used on of the NEW Kiki images called ''Kiki Icecream'' which you can win the whole set of 6...

Papers & Stickers - Papermania Hampstead
Please also take the time to read Lisa's story about her sister here...Paula has put a freebie on the Tales From Pollycraft blog to help.
Hugs Emma x

Friday, 28 May 2010

Totally Papercrafts Challenge #18 DT Card & 2 Cute Rubber Stamps...

Good Morning...
Woo Hoo Friday again and here's to a gorgeous warm wk end as I would love to be sat in one of mum has bought one but its going to be living at our house. We have the gazebo all ready to go up and getting the decking today so fingers crossed it will be up and running later.
Well enough dreaming for now and onto the news from the Totally Papercrafts blog. We have a new teamie to welcome...Caroline aka KISS. Pop over and check out Caroline's work, her creations are just sooooo gorgeous.
The theme for this week has been chosen by our lovely Sue and it is...
Our sponsor this week is the fabulous Simon Says Stamp
You have the chance to win this gorgeous Cheeky Rockabilly Limited Edition stamp...

Here is my card and I have used one of the new ''Kiki'' images from Pollycraft. The papers are DCWV digi called ''Tooth Fairy''.

I am entering my card into the following challenges:-
1 - Stamp With Fun / Sketch
2 - Kaboodle / Monochromatic
3 - Wild Flower Patch / Monochromatic

My second card for today is for the 2 Cute Rubber Stamps blog, each day one of the design team bring you a creation to show off the stamps. I have used ''Thank You Kitty'' available to buy here together with many more adorable images in digi & rubber.

I am entering my card into the following challenges:-
1 - Mojo Monday / Sketch
2 - Sentimental Sunday / Get Well

Hugs Emma x

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

Ethan & Jack....

Good Afternoon
I'm back with some challenge cards, been a busy week for me so far so not a lot of time to play but I have managed to get these two cards made using Ethan & Jack...
two new additions to the Pollycraft family.
For my first card I have used ''Ethan Rockstar'' together with ''Its A Guy Thing'' papers & elements from Sweet Shoppe Designs...

I am entering into the following challenges:-
1 - Cute Card Thursday / Sketch
2 - Crafty Catz / Stars & Stripes
3 - Dare U2 Digi Stamp / One For The Boys

For this card I have used ''Jack In The Game'' with papers and elements from the same kit...
I am entering the following challenges:-
1 - Crafty Sentiments / Sketch
2 - Daring Cardmakers / Boyzone
Right I am off to craft some more before I am back to work tomorrow.
Hugs Emma x

Monday, 24 May 2010

Passion For Promarkers #53 DT Card & Exciting News...

Good Morning
WOW I have loads of exciting news to share with you's the 1st anniversary for the Passion For Promarkers challenge blog and we have got some fabulous prizes up for grabs.
Firstly a ''BIG Hello & Welcome'' to our new design teams members, pop over and visit them, you wont be disappointed!!

Are you ready to see the amazing prizes...

Joanna Sheen - £50 worth of Joanna Sheen branded stamps

Funky Kits - Sugar Nellie - Complete set of 6 Mary Hall - Fairies Stamps

Secret Crafter - Collection Of Secret Crafter Manga Stamps

Letraset - complete set of 148 Promarkers

Just Tracys - Set of Olivers Orchard stamps

The Craft Garden - £10 Gift certificate

Me - 5 x ''Ronnie'' image

Whiff Of Joy - Little Doctor & Little Nurse stamps from the Get Well Collection

In order to be in with a chance of winning you need to follow the theme of:-

''Anything Goes''

How easy is that??!! BUT please remember to use your Promarkers!!!

Here is my card...I have used ''Martha'' from the Digi Stamp Boutique together with BG Porcelain papers and SU ribbon.

The gorgeous crochet flower centres and butterfly are from the gorgeous Moni.

I am also entering my card into the following challenges:-

1 - Sweet Sketch Wednesday / Sketch below
2 - Sew Many Challenges / Anything Goes

Hugs Emma x

Saturday, 22 May 2010

Shock Horror......No Cards!!!

Good Morning
I haven't any cards to share with you today which is unheard of from me but something called work has got in the way!! The lady who runs my shop is very poorly with shingles so I am covering, she hopes to be back within a week but until then my crafty time will be a bit limited.
HUGE thanks for all your lovely comments and support with my fundraising, I appreciated you all sooooo much and more than you will ever know. I will catch up with you all very soon...

Paula so generously popped this little cutie on the Tales From Pollycraft blog yesterday, pop over and collect your freebie before she flys away.

I have some awards to share which if you know me well you will know that I am useless with them and tend to keep them all to myself!!! He, he...

From Lorraine....Thank You xxx

From Jackie...Thank You xxx

From Renata...Thank You xxx
Now I love to break the rules and couldn't possibly only choose a limited number of you to pass these onto so....if you haven't got these awards and would like them then please take with love from me xxx

I also made Top 5 over at Stamp Something for last weeks celebration challenge...

and also recently made Top 5 at Sweet Stampin...

Wishing you all a fantastic weekend, the weatherperson says its going to be a scorcher here in the UK...BBQ weather me thinks!! Lol

Hugs Emma x

Friday, 21 May 2010

Totally Papercrafts Challenge #17 DT Card & 2 Cute Rubber Stamps Card...

Good Morning...
Blimey we are at the end of another week, where does time go??!! As its Friday we have a new challenge for you over at on the Totally Papercrafts Challenge blog. Huge thanks as always to everyone who joined us for my challenge last many gorgeous wedding and anniversary cards.
Onto this week and we have a fantastic sponsor which is Ellie from Digital Stamp Oasis...Ellie has joined us as guest designer so pop over to the challenge blog and check out her gorgeous card.
The lovely Lorraine has chosen the theme this week and it is...
''Photo Inspiration''
How yummy is this picture??!!

For my card I have used ''Sammy Squirrel Eats Strawberries'' from Digital Stamp Oasis together with K&Co Citronella papers...

I also have another card to share with you using ''Turtle Sundae'' from 2 Cute Rubber Stamps. Available as a digital image and also cling rubber here
Pop over and check out the challenge/design team still have chance to pick up your free digital ''Hula Hoop Hamster'' image and enter the challenge - be quick tho as it ends tomorrow!!

I followed the sketch from the Create 4 Fun Challenge blog so would like to enter my card into the challenge.

And finally I have some fantastic news....I am starting Promarker classes on Saturday 12th June at a local craft shop - Riverside Crafts.
The workshops are for 8 people and the first one was filled within a few days and there is a waiting list - woo hoo how fab is that??!!
I hope they work well, feels very exciting and nerve racking all at the same time!! Lol

Right an unexpected day for me to work so I better get my skates on. The lady I have managing my shop has got shingles....she is going to be off for at least a week.

Hugs Emma x

Thursday, 20 May 2010

Challenge Cards & Scrapbook Pages...

Good Evening
I have a couple of cards and scrapbook pages to share with you...I managed to squeeze a little crafting in between the housework!! Lol
My first card is for the following challenge:-
1 - Lexi's Creations / Sketch
I have used ''Sydney Rodeo'' from Pollycraft together with ''Rag Tag'' papers from Sweet Shoppe Designs.

My 2nd card is for the following challenges:-
1 - Creative Card Crew / Sketch
2 - Stamp Something / Celebrate Something
3 - Allsorts / Birthdays
4 - Oh La La / Bright & Cheerful
5 - Creative Inspirations / Card For A Child
6 - The Creative Cottage / One For The Boys

The image is ''Marvin & Milo'' from the Digi Stamp Boutique together with Bo Bunny papers.

And here are a couple of scrapbook pages I have been working on to put in an album for my mum. I would like to enter them into the following challenges:-
2 - One Stitch At A Time / Anything But A Card
2 - Incy Wincy / A Blast From The Past
3 - Crafts & Me / Anything But A Card
My Mum & Dad on their wedding day 29th November 1969
& here on the beach in the summer of 1969.
My Mum still has the swimming trunks Dad is wearing!!
Hugs Emma x

Wednesday, 19 May 2010

Pollycraft News....

Some fantastic news to share with you from Pollycraft...
All colours of Promarkers are now in stock!!
All discontinued stamps now only 99p!!

And the original ''Sharing Sherbet'' stamps are now available as digi's!!

How fab is that...I am going straight over there!!
You can visit the Pollycraft shop HERE - grab a bargain!!
Hugs Emma x

Fundraising Blog Candy Raffle....PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR NEW POSTS

Good Afternoon
Finally I am here with the next lot of candy I promised I would start on Sunday. This draw is to raise a little more well needed money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
If you have just stumbled upon my blog please see my ''Fundraising Page'' which explains why I am fundraising for this amazing cause.
I did say that this one would be a little different, so here are the rules....
1 - Donate a minimum of £1.oo to the YAA by using my ''Just Giving'' page. You can find the widget on my RH sidebar. Just click donate and then follow the steps. Please note that all donations go directly to the charity and please ensure you add your name and email address.
2 - Spread the word about my fundraising candy on your can either add to your sidebar or as a post. You can use the ''Ronnie'' Charity Digi image on my LH Sidebar or take one of the pics from below.
3 - Add your name to Mr Linky
******You can enter as many times as you like so if you donate £3 for example add your name to Mr Linky 3 times******
The draw will run for 2 weeks...ending at 12pm GMT on the 2nd June.
I hope once you see the prizes you will think it is worth the £1.00 donation to enter.
So here are the gorgeous prizes...
1st Prize
Your choice of 10 digital images from Digi Stamp Boutique
2nd Prize
$10 to spend at Simon Says Stamp with free P&P
(I recently won this on the Magical Crafts Challenge)

3rd Prize
Your choice of 2 cling cushioned stamps from 2 Cute Rubber Stamps

4th Prize
Your choice of 5 images from The Stamping Boutique
(I recently won this prize on the I Love Digi Challenge)

5th Prize
WOJ Guardian Angel stamp

6th Prize
Crafty Sentiments Amy 2 stamp
(Recently won on the challenge blog)

Thank you all for your support & good luck in the draw.

Hugs Emma x