Sunday, 28 December 2008

Charisma Cardz DT Member

Today ive had a email from carly over at Carlz Cardz telling me that im going to be a DT member for Charisma Cardz Challenge Blog im so excited i would also like to congratulate


Joanne and

Vee who were also chosen to be on the DT well done ladies and i cant wait to start working with you all. The Challenge Blog will be starting at the end of January so i will let you know all about it nearer the time. xxxx

Saturday, 27 December 2008

Maria's Blog Candy

Over at Imagine,Create,Inspire Maria is giving away 2 lots of lovely blog candy you have until 29th December to enter check it HERE.

Kaths fab Blog Candy

Kath is giving away some fabulous Blog Candy you have until 30th December to enter so go and check out Kaths Blog HERE

Friday, 26 December 2008

The Winner is

Hello i hope your all having a lovely time sorry im only just getting around telling you who the winner of my blog candy is but ive had family round all day and have been so busy they have gone now so nearly back to normal now lol. Right i put all of your names in a santa hat and my lovely husband David picked out a winner i wanted to take a picture of him doing it but he went all shy on me lol but it was all done fair. The Winner is

Maxine from Maxines-Arts-and -Crafts
Well done Maxine please e mail me at with your address and i will post your goodies out to you soon. Thankyou to everyone who entered my blog candy draw. When my counter gets to 5000 i will do another one. xxxx

Thursday, 25 December 2008

My 1000 Hits Blog Candy( NOW CLOSED)

This Candy post will stay at the top of the page until the draw takes place on Boxing day. Please scroll down for recent posts Thankyou xxxx

Well i cannot belive i have only had my blog since October and i have had over 1000 hits WOW so to say a big thankyou i have put some blog candy together. It includes

8x8 Papermania Raspberry Champagne Papers

12 Papermania Ribbon Brads

Papermania 3D Stickers

Papermania Be My Valentine Sentiment Stamp

Mini Open Up Album

2 Metres of Pink Ribbon

A Pack of Papermania 8x8 Plain Neutrals Velums

Im hoping to add a few more bits to the list if i get a chance. Right to be in with a chance of winning my candy please do 2 things 1) Leave a comment on this post telling me what is the 1 crafting item you Would Not be without? 2) Put a link on your blog back to mine. I will get my Husband to pick a winner at random on Boxing day also Followers of My Blog will be enterd into the draw Twice so Good luck and Thanks again xxxx

The 1 Crafting item i Would Not be without would have to be my ultimate crafters companion i dont know what i did before i got it last year lol xxxx

Merry Christmas

Hello well ive just had my christmas lunch which was lovely and i remeberd i had not wished you all a merry Christmas how bad am i? lol so i hope santa brought you lots of lovely crafting goodies and your all having a lovely day. I will be back tomorrow with the name of the winner of my blog candy which my lovely hubby David will be drawing out in the morning. xxxx

Tuesday, 23 December 2008

Claires Blog Candy

Claire is giving away some blog candy for reaching 5000 hits xxxx

Whiff of Joy Advent Calender

Over at Katharinas Fantastic blog to celebrate Christmas she has a advent calender and giving away fantastic Whiff of Joy stamps everyday untill Christmas please go and check out her great blog HERE

Saturday, 20 December 2008

3 is the magic number

This weeks Challenge over at One Stop Craft Challenge as been set by the lovely Sharon and she has chose 3 is the magic number.As long as there is a set of 3 of somthing on your card then thats fine. For my card i have used 3 papers 3 ribbons 2 sets of 3 gems and 3 tree's . The tree's are cut from my cuttlebug. The blue papers gems and sentiment can all be bought from the

One Stop Card Craft Shop

We are letting this Challenge run for two weeks so i would like to thank you all very very much for taking part in the Challenge's every week i hope you have a lovely Christmas love Paula xxx

Friday, 19 December 2008

Mickey and Minnie Mouse double pop out card

A friend asked me to make a special christmas card for her daughter and it had to have mickey and mini mouse on it so i came up with this double pop out card. I used my carfters companion board to do the card and the papers and insert is from a crafters companion cd rom the decoupage i picked up from my local craft stall xxxx

Jill's 40th Birthday Candy

Jill is celebrating her 40th Birthday and is giving away some scrummy candy to be in with a chance of winning vist her Blog HERE and leave her a comment and link from your blog to hers.

Thursday, 18 December 2008

Dawny's Birthday Candy

Dawny is giving away some amazing blog candy it ends on the 20th december. Go and check out her fab blog HERE. xxx

Linanna's Fantastic Blog Candy

Linanna is giving away the most fantastic blog candy. See whats on offer and see her Fantastic blog HERE

Monday, 15 December 2008

My first W O J card

This is my first card made with a W O J image and isnt she just beautiful ? the image not the card lol My lovely friend Sharon sent me the images and i have fallen in love with them so much so ive orderd 3 lol with some money my aunty has given me for christmas. Im not sure ive done the image justice if that makes sense ? lol Is it too plain? your opinons are needed please.The papers i have used are papermaina and i have coloured her dress in with sakura glaze the rest of her is with marvvy pens and water. The card is for my best friend who is also a crafter so im not sure it is god enough what do you think? xxxx

Saturday, 13 December 2008

Rica's amazing blog candy

Hi all ive just found a great blog its called RICA'S HAVEN she has just made the DT for basic grey which is well deserved if you ask me as her cards are fantastic. Rica is celerbrating making the DT by giving away the most amazing blog candy so please go over and vist her fantastic blog HERE .

Bells and Button's Challenge

First of all i would like to Thank all of you who took part in my Somthing Blue Challenge over at the One Stop Craft Challenge all of your creations where beautiful. Now onto this weeks Challenge our guest DT member Claire has chosen this weeks theme which is Bells and or Buttons so you can submit any crafty project as long as it has bells or buttons or both on it.

For My card i have used an iris flolding pattern of a bell and used Red Green and gold glitter paper and two small green buttons i found in my stash and finshed it off with green ribbon and a seasons greeting sentiment. Hope you all have a great weekend. xxxx

Saturday, 6 December 2008

One Stop Craft Challenge Somthing Blue

Well it was my turn to set the theme for this weeks Challenge over at the One Stop Craft Challenge and i have chose Somthing Blue has the theme it can be any crafty item as long as you have the colour blue on your project. For my card i used The Crafters Companion Everyday set 1 cdrom which can be purchased at One Stop Card Craft Shop The Stamped image was from my stash and i coloured it in with my marvey pens also from my stash.Also we have a Guest DT Member for the next 2 weeks her name is Claire so a big welcome from me and i cant wait to see your creations. The Prize for this weeks Challenge is 12 sheets of duo twist pyramage sponsored by G18.

Friday, 5 December 2008

Penny Blacks No Patterned Paper Challenge

Here is my entry for this weeks PB Challenge. The theme was No Paterned Paper which i found really hard as i love pretty papers lol Im really late with my entry so im really sorry.
I coloured the image in with my beloved sakura glaze pens and watercolour paints .

Tuesday, 2 December 2008

Joannes Amazing Blog Candy

Joanne is giving away some great blog candy its a Forever Friends Christmas Stamping Set how good is that? To be in with a chance of winning this great set go and vist her great blog HERE but you will have to be quick as it ends tomorrow.

Monday, 1 December 2008

Claires Amazing Blog Candy

Claire is giving away some Amazing blog candy as she has had over 36.000 hits how great is that? You have until the 14th December to enter so go and over to her blog Here and say hi.

Crafty Creations and ABC Challenge Cards

Ive made this card for 2 Challenges the 1st is Crafty Creations Wednesday Challenge which this week was a card for a Boy so this card is for a friends little grandson and the 2nd Challenge is the ABC Challenge and this week it was S for snow so i thought Snowy the Snowman fitted the Challenge. Ive used Dovecraft winter wonderland 8x8 papers PB Snowy stamp silver mirri card and coloured in Snowy with Marvey pens.

Saturday, 29 November 2008

One Stop Craft Challenge Nikki's Sketch

This week it is Nikki's turn to set the theme of the Challenge over at One Stop Craft Challenge and she came up with this great sketch and it has to include a photo so i decided to do a card for a friends first Anniversary. Ive used Dovecraft wedding papers silver mirri card and prima flowers.

Friday, 28 November 2008

Penny Blacks Funky Christmas and Papertakes Sketch

Im entering this card into 2 Challenges this week
Penny Blacks Saturday Challenge which this week is Funky Christmas and
Paper Takes weekly Challenge which this week is a great sketch by Dawny Ive used Papermainia naughty but nice papers and the image is a PB which my lovely friend Donna sent me and ive used prima flowers. I coloured the image in with Sakura glaze pens and her crown wings and the trim of her dress is glitterd with Glamour Dust.

Bev's Fantastic Blog Candy

Bev is giving away the most amazing Blogg Candy it ends on the 4th December so go and visit her Blog HERE as it is Fantastic.

Wednesday, 26 November 2008

I love poinsettias

Heres a Christmas Card using the Papermaina limmited edition Poinsettia stamp and i love it i coloured it in with my marvey pens which is the first time i have used them and i love them and want more lol

Forever Friend Christmas

Ive been quite busy today making cards i rememberd at the last minuite it was my monthly craft club so had 7 cards to make at the last minute here is the Forever Friends one i made. I coloured the image in with H2Os and sakura glaze pens .

Meet Snowy

Well my new friend arrived this morning Snowy the Snowman lol hes a PB stamp and isnt he cute? lol Here is my first card using him.
To colur his hat and scarf i used sakura glaze pens and glamour dust on the rim of his hat.

Sunday, 23 November 2008

A lovely Award from Sharon

I have recieved a lovely Award from my Friend and fellow DT member Sharon Thankyou so much it really means alot. xxxx

The sentiment for this Award is so lovely this is it.

This blog invests and belives the PROXIMITY nearness in space,

time and relationships! These blogs are exceedingly

charming. These kind of bloggers aim to find and be friends. They

not interestedin prizes or self aggrandizement. Our hope is that

when the ribbons of these prizes are cut even more friendships

are propagated. Please give more attention to these writers!

Deliver this award to eight bloggers and include this cleverly

written text into the body of their award.

Thanks again Sharon thats really nice. I now have to pass it onto 8 more bloggers so the 8 are

Toni ( stamping mad toni )

Vicky (Angel Drummer)

Nikki( Nikki's Card Creations )

Maxine (Maxines atrs and crafts )

Stephanie (Its all about Crafts)

Donna (luvocardz)


Faye (Fayes art blog)

Saturday, 22 November 2008

Novembers DT card

Hello Everyone Here is 1 of my Novembers DT cards for One Stop Card Craft online shop. I was sent a lovely G18 Pyramid Decoupage sheet of a winter scene and i really enjoyed making this card to find out how i made this card go and check out Shellys Blogg One Stop Card Crafts Blogg

Day 13 at Bootiful Stampz

Over at Bootiful Stampz sally is giving away a stamp every day in November so go and check it out xxxx

Challenge 5 Maggies Sketch

Good Morning hope you are all well? This week over at the One Stop Craft Challenge its Maggies turn to host the Challenge and this week there is a great sketch for you to follow and the winner of this Challenge will become a Guest Designer for the One Stop Craft Challenge for 2 weeks how exciting is that? So i hope you can all join in this week. Here is my take on Maggies Sketch.

I have used

DoveCraft Christmas Blues 8x8 papers

SnowFlake Stamp

Diamond Sheer Ribbon

Merry Christmas Peel Off

Silver Mirror Card

Thursday, 20 November 2008

Day 12 at Bootiful Stampz

Over at Bootiful Stampz Sally is giving away a free stamp every day in november so go and check it out and say hi xxxx

Wednesday, 19 November 2008

More Amazing Blogg Candy

Debbie over at Passion For Crafts is giving away the most Amazing Blogg Candy to celebrate her reaching 12.000 hits WOW her blogg is fab so go and vist and say hi xxxx

Monday, 17 November 2008

Carlz Cards Amazing Blogg Candy

There is some Amazing Blogg Candy on offer over at Carlz Cards Blogg shes new to Blogging like me and her blogg is great. Shes offering 4 lots of candy so go and check out her blogg and say hi xxxx

Friday, 14 November 2008

Sharons Fantastic Blogg Candy

Hi my fellow DT member of one stop card crafts Sharon is celebrating reaching 5000 hits on her blogg and is giving away some fantastic Blogg Candy you have untill the 30th November to enter so go and vist Sharons Blogg Now xxxx

Thursday, 13 November 2008

First Penny Black Stamp

Here is a baby card ive done for a friend and ive used a Penny Black Stamp the first one ive ever bought and i want more lol isnt it so cute lol Ive used my swiss dots embossing folder and water colour paints to colour in the image xxxx

Wednesday, 12 November 2008

Cup Cake Challenge

This is my First ever entry into the Cupcakecraftchallenge the theme this week is Spots and Dots and the paper i have used has spots on it and so does the pink ribbon. The stamp is forever friends its so cute dont you think and i have coloured it in with water colour paints im really enjoying water coluring at the moment anyway hope you love the card

Paula xxxx

Sunday, 9 November 2008

Cute card for Mother in laws Birthday and my 1st entry into the crafty creations challenge

Ive made this card today for my mother in laws birthday the cute bunny is a stamped image that the lovely Donna sent me so thanks again Donna icorrect me if im wrong but i thinks its a penny black stamp? The backing paper is from a forever friends paper pack. And i used water colour paints to colour in the bunny and sakura glaze pens and water to colour in the flowers. I really enjoyed making this card and i dont say that very often lol. Im just about to go into my craft room to play with my new penny black stamp yes you have guessed it ive caught the stamping bug lol Im also entering this card into the Crafty Creation challenge so keep ya fingers crossed for me lol xxxx

Saturday, 8 November 2008

One Stop Craft Challenge 3

Hello well its that time of the week again and this week is the turn of Donna to host the OnestopcraftChallenge and the theme is Hidden Message why not join in and give yourself the chance to win this weeks great prize of 12 sheets of G18 twisted pyramage.Here is my DT card i have used
I hope you like my card and really hope you join in with the challenge this week xxxx

My 2nd Award

Wow ive just recieved my 2nd award from Sharon. Thanks ever so much sharon you have made my day.

The rules are that i have to pass it on to 7 people so the 7 people are

Friday, 7 November 2008

An award from Donna

Oh im so excited i recieved my first ever award today from my lovely friend and fellow DT member of onestopcardcraft Donna Thankyou so much Donna and im so glad you liked your card and little gift and Thankyou ever so much for the stamped images the only problem is i want all the stamps now lol Right everyone im about to try and put a pic of the award and then put the rules of the award on my blogg if i pull this off its all thanks to Donna's help and paitience if i dont pull this off its all Donna fault cos she left me and went for a bath i mean how rude is that lol

Anyway, the rules for passing on this award are as follow's;
1. The winner may put the logo on their blog.2. Put a link to the person who sent you the award.3. Nominate 5 blogs.4. Put links to their blogs.5. Leave a message for your nominees.Choose only 5 blogs.
I have chosen Stamping Mad Toni

Jaimes Blogg Candy

Jaime is giving away some great blogg candy it ends on the 17th november so go and have a look at her great blogg here

Vickys Fantastic Blogg Candy

Vicky is celebrating her birthday soon and has decided to give a way some fantastic blogg candy it is open untill the 19th november so go and check out Vickys Blogg

Wednesday, 5 November 2008

Bevs Fantastic Blogg Candy

Hi all just found out that Bev is giving away some Fantastic Blogg Candy Away please go and visit her fantastic Blogg Here xxxx

Tuesday, 4 November 2008

Paula and Donna's CuttleBug Challenge

Hello last week i got a lovely addition to my family My lovely little CuttleBug lol and for a week i just sat looking at it and smiling at it and stroking it yep i know the men in white coats are on there way lol. A few days later my Friend and fellow DT member for onestop Donna told me she had just got her CuttleBug too and she hadnt used hers either lol so we made a pact that by Tuesday we would both have made a card using our cuttlebugs so heres mine

Donna will have her CuttleBug card on her blogg sometime today so please go and check her blogg out Here her cards are just lovely xxxx Im also going to enter this card in my first ever challenge Its for the Paper Take Weekly Challenge this week their theme is simply sparkling and as my card has little gems on it and the embossing powder is sparkling and it was simple to make i thought i would give ago

Saturday, 1 November 2008

One Stop Craft Challenge 2

First of all i would like to thank all of you who took part in our First Challenge last week all of your creations were Fantastic so thanks again. This weeks Challenge has been set by Angie and the theme is Things With Wings. The prize for this weeks Challenge is 12 sheets of Jolly Nations Die Cut Decoupage .The Design Team have made some great examples so why not take a look at One Stop Craft Challenge
Here is mine.
And i have used
and Stickles Crystal Glitter Glue on the fairy wings.

Friday, 31 October 2008

Juliets Amazing Blogg Candy

Juliet is giving away some amazing Blogg Candy for reaching 10,000 Hits.Go and have a look at her great blogg xxxx

Thursday, 30 October 2008

Maxines Blogg Candy

Maxine is giving away some fantastic blogg candy for hitting 1000 hits but you will have to be quick as it ends tomorrow.

Tuesday, 28 October 2008

First one stop challange card

Here is my attempt at the sketch for the first one stop challenge blogg which is made using Kan Ban Christmas Tree Toppers .

Second Card for one stop

This is the second card i made for One Stop again using Jolly Nation die cut decoupage and matching Backing paper.

My First Blogg

Well hello my name is Paula (polly) and i thought it was about time i had my own card making blogg. And with the help from Donna well alot of help from Donna lol here i am. I havnt really got a clue what im doing lol but im sure i will get there. I am a Design Team member for onestop card craft so i thought i wought show you the pictures of my first three cards for them.
This is my first ever card i did for the Design team i made it using Jolly nations die cut decoupage and matching backing paper.