Monday, 27 April 2009

Some more blog candy over at Crafty Garden

I have no idea how i missed this blog but now that i have found it (through candy giveaway) I will be a regular visitor I just love Jackie's style and her doggies are sooooo cute go check out Crafty Garden

Linda's Crafty Creations - Blog Candy

Linda was one of the first people to leave comments on my cards so of course I had to have a peek at her blog well then I became addicted, and am now a regular stalker. Linda uses Prisma w/c pencils and her cards are just should check out this blog not only is there some fab candy to win by the time you have finished looking through the wonderful cards you will be drooling and bursting with inspiration! (just check out those cute crochet flowers, Linda makes those herself!!!)
Hope you all had a good Weekend xLoux

Saturday, 25 April 2009

A 'Mans' card for the Sugar Bowl

Well when I saw this stamp over at Sugar Nellie ( Funky Kits) I knew I had to have it, with a hubby, son and father mad about fishing, this is just perfect for them and then this week the challenge at The Sugar Bowl is to make a card for 'The most difficult of the species' 'MEN' any age and any occasion so here's what I did (sorry the picture is rubbish if anyone has any ideas on what i can do to improve them please please let me know) used a mixture of Basic Grey Papers (boxer) water coloured the stamped image and used a 'die cut' Dad - Hope you are all having a fab weekend Thanks for stopping by xxx
(arghhh messed up on leaving correct link over on Sugar Bowl sorry!!)

Sunday, 19 April 2009

WOW Check out this Blogoversary Candy!!!

Two wonderful blog candys to tell you about the top one is Bev's from and the one below is from Debbie from

Another wonderful blog i have found through the candy Jar! Bev is celebrating her blogoversary with over 200,000 hits and over 600 followers the stats say it all it is a fab blog with tons of inspiration - lets just say I am drooling AGAIN!!! Look at all this wonderful candy wouldn't that just make your day, week and month to win that lot (must be the chocies that has done it for me lol)

Another fabulous blogoversary candy giveaway over at Passion For Crafts Debbie is offering this wonderful candy to celebrate her 1 year of blogging- this is a blog I usually look in on every so often as Debbie makes wonderful cards congratulations to her for having so many hits in one year and best wishes for the future - I cannot believe all the wonderful goodies here so here's me with my fingers toes and eyes crossed lol

No cards or anything crafty this week I did do a few decoupage cards using the 'Flippin Men' sheets but forgot to take pictures!!! duh what can I say the holidays have numbed my poor little brain cell!!! Oh well kids back to school tomorrow so hopefully will get chance to participate in a few challenges, a few more sugar nellie stamps have arrived so looking forward to having a play with them!

Hope you have all had a great week and weekend, and just because i am not posting anything on here I am still lurking and reading all of your blogs and looking at all your fab creations and of course .... drooling

Saturday, 11 April 2009

Friday Sketches Challenge 47

Evening everyone, How’s your Saturday been?

I managed to find some time to get a card made (yippee) so I used the sketch Jacqueline had drawn for Friday Sketches Challenge Blog and my new stamp from Sugar Nellie ( Daisy) which I think is gorgeous it reminds me of when my daughter was little she used to sit just like that The sentiment (which i stamped and embossed) is from Pollycraft (Love Notes)

Here is the sketch

And heres my attempt

Hope you have a wonderful Easter weekend (if you celebrate Easter or not)
Thanks for looking Lou xxx

Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Wonderful Candy Alerts

Evening All
Jodi from Inked Inspirations has some wonderful amazing candy, she is celebrating 20,000 hits on her blog pop over and have look what you need to do to be in for a chance of winning such marvelous candy and while you are there just take a peek through Jodi's blog there is tons of inspiration
Claire from CraftyC's Crafting library has some wonderful candy to celebrate her recent DT posts, her hits and of course her birthday, please check out her blog and her creations they really are lovely
Another fab candy offer is over at Phoenix Crafts which i must admit is a new blog to me (found this via my friend Em's blog) however having just taken a look i don't know how I missed it, there is so much inspiration This is a piccy of what Jennifer is offering to the lucky winner of her blog candy

After visiting these marvelous blogs i am just the tinest bit green with envy hopefully one day i will be in their league :-) I do enjoy finding blogs that people are promoting because of Candy giveaways NOT for the prizes (it would be great to win one day :-)) but because people start advertising these blogs that i have missed and I get the wonderful opportunity to visit their blogs and drool over their creations.

Please note - I am not responsible for the hours lost while looking through these fab blogs hehe set a timer if you have anything important that needs doing because believe me you will be there for a while! :-)

Friday, 3 April 2009

Friday Sketches Challenge 46

Hello All, Over on Friday Sketches, Heidi has very kindly done an easy sketch for us to use this week (I like easy :-) hehe)

Heres what i did with it

Very pink and girly the papers are Papermania (colossal paper pack pastel) and Fairest of them all Royal Procession by Imaginisce a few flowers and PM brads used the CB Swirls folder to emboss the scalloped square and the Stamped Tilda with Puppy water coloured her and cut her out and sat her on smaller square used a couple of small tags to add a Happy Birthday sentiment and this is off to the little girl next door as its her birthday Sunday
Hope you all have a fab weekend Lou xxx

Wednesday, 1 April 2009

Think Spring Penny Black Saturday Challenge 42

This is a card for my card groups (Craftyus) March challenge (set by Max) and when i peeked at the Penny Black Saturday Challenge blog found it fitted this weeks challenge theme there! The stamps are from the new Penny black transparent set Garden Friends, flowers ribbon and brads from stash and the backing papers were freebies in a magazine, I used a mixture of water colour pencils and gel pens to colour the picture. Its a lovely bright and vibrant card to make you feel spring like :-)