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Saturday, 29 October 2016

Guest designer over at Addicted to CAS



Hi everyone!

WOW! How excited am I? Yep, pretty much! I only won the watercolour challenge over at Addicted to CAS a fortnight ago - I am soooo happy & grateful - if you joined in then you would have seen all the beautiful creations that entered.  Honestly, I am so glad I didn't have to choose a winner - they all would've won if it was my choice.

SO, I'm still excited as I was invited to be a


Yes! I find it difficult to believe too! I am however, very grateful for the honour, as I was for winning the watercolour Challenge a fortnight ago!

The Codeword challenge for this fortnight is

Just in time for Halloween! This theme can be interpreted anyway you like but please bear in mind that your card will need to be clean & simple! 

Here's my card


So, what are you waiting for, go & join in!!!! 

Thanks again to everyone over at Addicted to CAS

Until next time,
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Thursday, 27 October 2016

Hi everyone!



I used my Ranger dye ink to stamps the sweet little stitched flower, button and leaf images for the background of my card. I then die cut the flowers, leaves and little button from plain white paper to add to my card.  I die cut the circle from an unbranded die and then stamped the 'we LOVE YOU' in the blue ink.  I finished my card off with a few iridescent sequins.  I love this card as the colours are really as vibrant as you see here- and of course, I love anything Wplus9 so it's an all round win for me!  This card will be heading off to my Sister!

Just a side note regarding the Ranger inks -which I sincerely LOVE - I purchased them in a UK online store, for a fabulous price - click the link if you've been thinking about purchasing some - they were on offer and selling fast.( At the time of this blog posting, there were not many ink pads left but lots of re-inkers in stock).

So, that's it for now.  Look out for my next post (Saturday) I have some exciting news to share!

In the meantime, take care,

Until next time,
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Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Leaves so bright!


Good Morning, all :)

Hope you are having a good start to your day?

These two cards below, were posted on over at my Instagram account - the second pic was posted with a caution - that background....it's so bright! lol

I have been enjoying playing with the Autumn Morning, rustling leaves stamps from Crafter's Companion UK.  I've created cards with traditional Autumn colours but on these two cards, I fancied a change - Oh my...seriously, they are as bright at they look.  I used Ranger Dye inks to stamp these leaves and I have to say I LOVE these inks! The background of the second card was made using Distress inks.  I'm calling that card my 'Tree of Hope' - I shall be framing it & placing it on my craft room wall.





I hope my cards have 'brightened' your day ;-)

I would like to include my first card into the following challenges:


Thanks for dropping by,

Until next time,
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Sunday, 2 October 2016

Autumnal leaves

Hi di hi everyone!
I'm back! 
I have a a card to show you that I thoroughly had fun creating! I stamped the Autumn morning rustling leaves stamp set-from Crafter's Companion with Distress inks & continued to water colour.  Such a relaxing, enjoyable time was had making this card! I love how it turned out.

I would love to enter my card into the following challenges:
Addicted to CAS - challenge #98 - Watercolour
Katscrappiness - World card making day challenge
Mod squad challenge - falling-leaves
Thanks for stopping by!
Until next time,
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