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Wednesday, August 29

* No image JUST WORDS *

Morning all

Well we had a beautiful day yesterday but today is quite the opposite again rain and more rain.
My card for you today is for this fortnights challenge over at
Our theme for you this time has been chosen by my lovely team mate Silvi who wants us to just use words and no image, so for my card i used an old favourite stamp added a butterfly and pearls
hope you will pop over and join us also to see who is the spotlight winner for the last challenge.
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Monday, August 27

* At the office *

Morning all 

Todays card is for the new challenge set over at 
And this is my second  challenge as GDT i have thoroughly enjoyed being part of the team and am sad my GDT spot is at an end but all good things must end. 
So our challenge for you for this fortnight is
Back to School/At the Office and for this challenge we are being sponsored by 
One lucky winner will get a $25 Gift Certificate to shop at the official House-Mouse Designs store

A Second Prize
In addition, America is giving away this new, unused, hard-to-find, Design of the Month House-Mouse Stamp from April 1999, called "Computer Tutors", and featuring Monica, Maxwell and Mudpie...  This fun prize will go out to a second lucky player.



Hope you will pop over and see what glorious creations my team mates have created


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Sunday, August 26

* Feeling Fruity *

Afternoon all
Well.. i'm totally confused as yesterday our weather forecasters put out a weather warning of Heavy rain, thunder & lightning and high winds continuing through the night all we had 1 was down pour yesterday and a couple of thunder claps that was it!  and now we have glorious sunshine, i don't know weather to wear Sandals or Wellies, T shirt or Mac lol
Anyway here is my card for today and it's another House Mouse decoupage, what makes you think i love House Mouse lol, i have added some of the ribbons that i won on a challenge last week.
Hope you like it

Challenges entered

Crafty Ribbons - Feeling Fruity





Saturday, August 25

* Ribbons *

Morning all 

No card for today but i did want to show you these gorgeous ribbons that arrived on my doorstep yesterday, they are my prize from a challenge i won over at Incy Wincy and my prize was these ribbons from
The funny thing is that when i emailed Keith at Fantastic Ribbons to claim my prize i had to give him my address obviously lol, i then had an email back from Keith and to my surprise it seems we lived very close to each other before he moved out of brum and he still has family that live near me such a small small world.
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Friday, August 24

* O for one colour only +white *


Morning all

My DT card for you for today is for this fortnights new challenge set over at
Our theme for this fortnight is that we use only 1 colour + white
I used my favourite poppy stamp coloured with promarkers, this time i went for an unusual colour as i think you can get fed up of seeing red poppies, but i must admit i wasn't sure if it would work, i also added a bit of bakers twine
Hope you like it and will pop over and join us.

Challenges entered

Allsorts - Heavy Metal
Papertake Weekly - Pins & Needles


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Thursday, August 23

* Roses for Friends *

Morning all

My card for you today is for this months challenge over at 
Joanna Sheen
This month the challenge theme is Totally Sentimental, i have used this sentiment which i love , sorry don't know who's make it is just 1 i got of the local fleabay, the rose circle frame is an image from Birds which i love and i added some roses, butterfly, ribbon bow & pearls
hope you like it

Challenges entered are

Joanna Sheen - Totally Sentimental. 
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Wednesday, August 22

Freesia snooze

Morning all

My card today is another new stamp please see yesterdays post 
I love this little fella sitting in one of my favourite flowers, i had these freesia's and roses in my wedding bouquet in this colour of yellow too awww brings back such happy memories
hope you like it
xx
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Tuesday, August 21

Lazy summer

Morning all hope you are all enjoying the sunshine at the moment

Last month i was lucky enough to win the House Mouse & Friends Challenge and my prize was to spend $25 at House Mouse here are what i bought although they cost me quite a bit in shipping they are just fabulous stamps.
This is the first card i have made with them hope you like it

Challenges entered into are
Crafty Cardmakers - Oh i do like to be beside the seaside
Forever Friends - Anything Goes
Craft your days away - Anything goes

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Monday, August 20

* Double Trouble * Mid-Week reminder


Morning all

My card for today is a reminder for this fortnights challenge over at
our challenge this fortnight is Double Trouble and for my GDT card i have used a decoupage set from Joanna Sheen hope you like it and will pop over and see what fabulous creations the team have created and don't forget there are 2 terrific prizes up for grabs from
 and Di's Digi Downloads

Have a great day 

Challenges entered are

Simon Says Stamp - Animal Antics 

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Sunday, August 19

With love from me to you, to you, to you......


Morning all
My card for today is this cutie i finally used my new stamp Humphrey coloured as usual with promarkers 
added a few flowers and pin with beads.
hope you like it

challenges entered into are....

Allsorts = Heavy Metal (pin in flowers )
Secret Crafter SC = Circle cards
Totally Papercrafts = Inspired by song ( From me to you by the Beatles )
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Saturday, August 18

Spots & Stripes

Afternoon all
Oh it's so warm and humid here but i'm not moaning..well not too much lol
I managed to make a card today and i have chosen this Penny Black image coloured with promarkers i love this cute little hedgie hope you like it too.

challenges entered into

Penny Black Saturday = Double the Trouble (Image & Happy Birthday sentiment)
Simon Says Stamp = Animal Antics 
Papertake Weekly = Spots & Stripes

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Wednesday, August 15

* Nature *

Me again lol
 My second post today is for this months challenge over at
Our new theme is nature so i decided to make a tag this time
i distressed the tag with ranger distressing inks stamped the leaves and added some gems, i can't remember where the butterfly came from he was just lying about in my stash, i think he may have come from a recycled card but he's very pretty :)
Our sponsors for this month are 
Digital Delights by Louby Loo
with a prize of $5 worth of digi's
We also have a second prize this month for 1 lucky winner as the prize from challenge #33 was not claimed even though it was re-drawn midway through the month it was still not claimed so it has been carried over on to this months challenge. £10.00 from
Lili of the Valley
Hope you will pop over and join us.

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* Butterflies *


Good morning all, hope you are all keeping well.
my card for you today is for the new challenge over at
Our new theme has been chosen by Ang who wants to see butterflies on your projects 
We also have 2 new DT members join us please pop over and see the beautiful creations my team mates have created
hope you like it and will pop over and join us.
challenges entered :-

The Poodles Parlour - Lets see those die cuts 

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Monday, August 13

* Double Trouble *

Morning all
My card for you today is for the new challenge set over at
I was so lucky enough to win the challenge for July and asked to join the DT as a guest and here is my card for the * Double Trouble * challenge the theme has been chosen this time round by Lori.
 I hope you like it and will pop over and see the wonderful creations that have been made 

This challenge has been sponsored by the fabulous Simon Says Stamp offering a great prize of $25 to 1 lucky winner 
 we have a second prize of $10 for 1 lucky winner to spend at the fabulous Di's Digi store
Di's Digi Downloads

challenges entered into
Simon Says Stamp - Bingo (die cut, free, glitter)
Allsorts - Going round in circles
The Poodles Parlour - Lets see those die cuts
Papertake Weekly - Anything goes


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Saturday, August 11

* Happy Birthday Helen *

Morning all
My card for today is this card that i made for my Daughter Helen for her 30th Birthday
The image is a Whimsy Stamp coloured with promarkers.

Challenges entered
Poodles Parlour - Lets see those die cuts
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
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Friday, August 10

* Nautical *


Morning all
Firstly i must apologise for not being very blogger active recently but i have my Daughter & Son-In-Law staying with me and getting to the craft room is a little difficult.
My card for today is for the new theme set over at
Which is * Nautical * i stamped Tilda and coloured her with promarkers and added a couple of memory box corner dies hope you like it and will pop over and see what my Design Team mates have created.  

Challenges entered
Fab & Funky - Use pearls or rhinestones
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Saturday, August 4

Sports day

Morning all

Well it seems you struggled with last months challenge theme of Birthday Celebrations over at
as we only had 8 enter so we are hoping this months theme you will be happier with and that is
* Sports *
chosen by team mate Jo
For my DT LO i have chosen my hubby back in the day when he was fit lol doing the tug-o-war at our annual Association sports day also of my darts team.
hope you like it and will pop over and join us. 
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Wednesday, August 1

* Anything but a card *

My second post today is for this fortnights new challenge set over at
Our theme this fortnight has been chosen by lovely team mate Jackie who wants to see 
* Anything but a card *
So for my DT project i have made 3 calendars, 1 for me and 1 each for my 2 Daughters
From left to right the pink 1 is for Helen, the image is a House Mouse coloured with promarkers, especially chosen for Helen as she loves lazing in the sun, the next 1 is for me another House Mouse image also coloured with promarkers chosen for me as i love the birds, the last 1 is a green 1 with a decoupaged image chosen for Lisa as she loves green, her garden and butterflies.hope they will like them
Please pop over and join us and too see what my team mates have created.

Challenges entered
SCSC = Bright & Cheerful
Poodles Parlour = Anything Goes
Joanna Sheen = Animal Crackers
Fab & Funky = Anything but a card
Incy Wincy Designs = Anything but a card
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*PUNCH IT *

Morning all

My card for you for today is for this month new challenge set over at
Can't believe it's August already Christmas is only round the corner so you best head on over and join us
Our new theme this month is
PUNCH IT
So for my card i used 1 of the new Bella stamps from Wild Rose Studio coloured with promarkers along with the new Bella papers, i punched out snowflakes added a red ribbon & bow.
Our sponsors for this month are of course our regular sponsor 
Joanna Sheen with a prize of £10 to spend in her store

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Also Di's Digi's with a prize of $10

Di's Digi 
Please pop over and join us to see who our new DT members are and of course to check out what my DT team mates have created.

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