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Monday, April 30

Shaker Cupcake


Afternoon all

A bit of a better day today..stopped raining although we have had rumblings of thunder

My card i have made today is a shaker House Mouse card
Hope you like him
Challenges i have entered into are

Crafty Emma's - Candy & Cupcakes
Allsorts - Shaker Card
Craft Your Days Away - Just for Children
Secret Crafter SC - Cute N Fluffy
Di's Digi Designs - Lets meet your animal friends
Poodles Parlour - Anything Goes
Cute card Thursday - Animal Magic
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
House Mouse & Friends - Anything Goes
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Wednesday, April 25

Brown & Pink

Morning all
Still raining here so time to stay indoors i think :(
Today's card is for the new challenge set over at
Our fortnights theme has been set by my lovely team mate Silvi who wants us to use Brown & Pink
for my card i used a Wild Rose Studio Bella stamp and used my new ribbon threader punch, the sentiment on the balloons is a Penny Black.
hope you like it and will pop over and join in the fun with us.

Challenge entered into
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Digi Designs - Lets meet your animal friends

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Monday, April 23

Poinsettia

Afternoon all
My card for today is one i have made for a challenge i am in on facebook
hope you like him

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Saturday, April 21

Bella's Balloons & Buttons

Afternoon all
Well it's puring with rain aagain here so guess where i have been lol
I'm pleased to say Lucy is a lot better now, thank you for your well wishes.
My card for today is a Happy Birthday card made with a new stamp i had for Mothers day it's a Wild Rose Studio stamp Bella


Challenges entered into
Allsorts - Sketch 
Craft Your Days Away - Metal (charm)
Secret Crafter Saturday C - Inspired by film title (Dumbo)
Digi Designs Challenges - Lets meet your animal friends
Totally Papercrafts - All buttoned up
Cute Card Thursday - Metallica (charm)
Papertake Weekly - A stitch in time

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Friday, April 20

F - Feathered Friends

Morning all
Still wet here i won't say miserable as we badly need the rain lol
My card for today is another Joanna Sheen House Mouse decoupage
I have had a really poorly doggie to look after for the last couple of weeks so i have been sitting on the sofa with Lucy keeping a check on her so i made up a few images.
This card is for our new challenge set over at
The new theme for this fortnight is F - for Feathered Friends 
I hope you like it and will pop along and join us.
challenges entered into are
Joanna Sheen - Someone special
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Things with wings
Paper Play Challenges - Animal Antics

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Sunday, April 15

* Men Only *

Good morning my lovelies
A beautiful morning here a tad chilly but the sun is shining
Today see's a new challenge set over at
And this months theme is
* MEN ONLY *
I hate doing mens cards but i managed to find this image and sentiment from Birds which i have coloured with promarkers and made an easel card
Our sponsor for this month is the lovely Emma from
Crafty Emmas store with a prize of £10 exc P&P  
Crafty Emma's Store
Sadly Emma has decided to close her online store so there are plenty of bargains to be had at the moment so why not pop over and have a look.
Hope you will pop over and join us and see what my team mates have created

Challenges entered
Our Creative Corner = Our boys and their toys
Crafty Ann's = It's a man thing
  
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Saturday, April 14

* So Sweet *

Afternoon all
Glorious day so far here and i have managed to get in the garden and put in the sweet peas, it's lovely to see all the flowers starting to bloom and the new veggies are growing well.
For my card today i have joined in with the * House Mouse * challenge which is * So Sweet *
I have decoupaged a Joanna Sheen House Mouse and added a couple of butterflies and ribbon.
I was really longing for chocolate after i had finished making this little card looking at those meecies eating truffles nom nom.
Hope you all have a lovely day

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Friday, April 13

Exciting News

I have some exciting news to share with you

I have decided to start a new challenge blog (oh no not again i hear you say) lol yes i have decided to start a Scrapbooking challenge blog, i'm fed up of having photo's lying around doing nothing when they could be scrapped nicely so to get me going i started a new blog
Its called
THE HAPPY SCRAPPERS
My lovely mate Lesley has joined me and we are on the lookout for 3 other peeps to join us on the team to start with
So if you fancy making a scrap page every month and can commit to leaving comments then please pop over and join us it should be fun.
For more info pop over to the blog

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Thursday, April 12

* April Showers *


Afternoon 
My second post of the day i love this new Digi kindly given by Bird aswell as the umberella and sentiment which i have coloured with promarkers hope you like it.
Challenges entered into.
Cute card Thursday - Spring Flowers 
Simon Says Stamp -  April showers bring spring flowers
Papertake weekly - April Showers
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Wednesday, April 11

*Birthday Cake*


Morning all
I can't believe my little challenge blog RUBY'S RAINBOW has reached it's first Birthday already how cool is that :)
And for our new challenge team mate Amanda has chosen * Birthday Cake * as this fortnights theme
For my card i coloured this little cake image with promarkers sorry i don't know who's it is.
Hope you like it and will join in the celebrations with us.


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Friday, April 6

E for Embroidery



Morning all
Brrr it's been a cold and wet week but im not complaining the garden needs the rain.
Today see's a new letter over at Alphabet challenges and for this fortnight it's E for Embroidery
For my DT project i have made another scrap page this time of Olivia's Christening with my Daughter and Son-in-law her Godparents for my embroidery i cross stitched Olivias name.
I hope you like it and will pop over to the challenge blog to join in the fun and also see what beautiful creations my team mates have created.
Challenges entered
Poodles Parlour - Going Dotty
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Anything Goes = Anything Goes.

Hope you all have a wonderful Easter xx

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Sunday, April 1

SCMC * Colour Me Happy *


Good morning everyone and Happy April Day
Can't believe we are into April already where is this year flying to.

For my card today i have this little chap to share i love this teddy and our new challenge over at


Our theme for this month * Colour Me Happy * has been chosen by team mate Jacqui which is to use your favourite colour combination
this was a bit difficult to follow as i have several favourite colours but i went for this blue & white combo
i embossed 2 strips using my cuttlebug and my  new flourish die also corner die and poinsettia
hope you like it and will pop over and join us as we have 2 great prizes from our sponsors for this month and they are

Joanna Sheen our monthly sponsor with a prize of £10 to spend at her fabulous store
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And we have a second prize of $10 to spend online at

Di's Digi
2 great prizes please come along and join us and see what beatiful creations my team mates have made.
Challenges entered into
Digi Designs -Emboss it any way you want.
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
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