Tuesday, 26 May 2009

Creative Card Crew Challenge Pretty Flowers

Well good morning to you all hope you are all ok? Im not a happy camper today and the reason why is Mr Blooming Blogger thats why lol i sat for ages last night doing my post for today and scheduled it for 9am well i came down this morning and there was No post to be seen omg so i went into dashboard and omg its gone Vanished ohhhhh im so Mad i could kick somthing and now the dog has gone and hidden under the table again lol. Right calm down Paula its only a computer lol Breath lol.

Right ive had my rant now sorry lets get onto this weeks Creative Card Crew Challenge and its My turn to set the Challenge and i have chosen the theme Pretty Flowers

The DT have made some fabulous cards for insperation and this week we have the very very talented Bev as Guest Designer how lucky are we? So thankyou so much Bev as i know you are a very busy lady.

The prize this week is a Cuttlebug Die Set. You can see all the DT cards HERE.

For my card this week ive used my favorite colour combo again sorry lol yes Pink and Green and used another of my favorite FF images i coloured her in with my Promarkers ( Blush ) and the middle of the flowers i used a sakura glaze pen i also used my favorite sentiment i know ive used it quite a lot of late but it fit in with the Challenge lol.

Items Used On My Card:

FF Image

Papers are QVC & BG

Flowers are from poppicraft

Charm and jump rings are from Crafty Addicts

Ribbon from stash


Well im off to the dreaded cleaning hope you have a great day. Thanks for looking.

Love Paula xxxx

Wednesday, 20 May 2009

Crafty Creations Guest Designer Card

I was so pleased to be asked to be Guest Designer for The Crafty Creations Challenge Blog and this week the Challenge is Metal so that could be Charms and or metal brads like i have used or Jewlery or even metal colours etc. The rest of the DT over at Crafty Creations have made some great examples for insperation and as always there is a great prize up for grabs so i hope you can all take part.
I needed to make a Christening card for some close friends and i found this cute rattle charm that a friend had sent me i also used metal brads and the ink around the nestie is a blue metal colour.
Items Used On My Card:
Penny Black Image
Papers qvc
Ribbon from my local market
Sentiment printed on the pc
Rattle Charm from a friend
Metal Brads from stash
Watercolour Pencils
Well ive had a lazy day today simply couldnt be botherd lol so id better go and make tea see you all again tomorrow hope you have a great evening.
Love Paula xxxx

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

Cupcake Craft Challenge Card

Ive made this card following the fab sketch over at the Cupcake Craft Challenge. The sketch was really great to work with and i really enjoyed making this card. Ive used 1 of the new WOJ images from the summer kit which arrived through my door yesterday and i couldnt wait to play lol she was a dream to colour in which i did with my watercolour pencils.
Items used on my card:
WOJ Image & Sentiment
Basic Grey Papers
Poppicraft Flowers and the roses are from my stash
Pink Ribbon from my stash.
Well im off to get my jammies on and i will be back with a new card in the morning.
Thanks for looking love Paula xxxx

Creative Card Crew Challenge

Its Tasha's turn this week to set the Challenge for the Creative Card Crew Challenge Blog and she has chosen the theme
Shape It!
This week the prize is not 1 but 2 WOJ stamps and as always the DT have made some fabulous card for insperation which can be found HERE.
For my card i used my largest Labels 1 Nestie for the main card shape then the smaller ones for matting and layering.Ive never made a shaped card before so this was a Challenge for me lol the cute image is 1 i got from my lovely friend Esther for my birthday i adore it and was great to colour in.
Items Used On My Card:
Nesties Lables 1
Papermainia Stamp
Papermainia Sweet Nothing Papers
Poppicraft Flowers
Pink Gems from stash
Ribbon from stash
Well thats all from me for now i hope you all have a lovely day.
Love Paula xxxx

Saturday, 16 May 2009

One Stop Craft Challenge

Good Morning
Its my turn to set the Challenge at One Stop craft Challenge and i have chosen my favorite colour combo which is Pink & Brown.
As always the DT have made fab examples for insperation and there is another great prize up for grabs all details can be found HERE.
Im so happy i got to use one of the lovely images Marcea sent me for my Birthday she was a dream to colour in which i did with my Promarkers.
Items Used On My Card
Sugar Nellie Image
BG Papers
Poppicraft Flowers
Lace and Brad from my Stash
Fiskers Border Punch
Well i hope you all have a great weekend im off to a Christening tomorrow and have 2 cards to make so i had better hurry up lol hopfully i will be able to show you later on.
Love Paula xxxx

Friday, 15 May 2009

Creative Insperations meets Flutterby Challenge

Good Morning everyone hope you are all well? Thought it was about time i showed you a new card lol. I made this card for 2 Challenges both are new to me the First one is Creative Insperations. There is a fabulous sketch by the lovely Maxine to follow and i loved working with the sketch so thankyou Maxine.

The Second Challenge is The Flutterby Challenge and this week they wanted to see a sentiment somewhere on your project as well as there being either a Butterfly or a Fairy and mine as both lol.

I got to use my New Tilda that my lovely friend Nicola sent me for my Bithday so thankyou Nicola and the Butterfly charm is part of my Present from Tasha.

Items Used On My Card:

Magnolia Image

Qvc 12x12 Papers

Poppicraft Flowers

Butterfly Charm from the Hobbyhouse

Clare Curd Sentiment

Pearls & Lace from Stash.

Well thats all from me for now im so behind so i will be in my craftroom for most of the day catching up lol. Thanks for looking.

Love Paula xxxx

Tuesday, 12 May 2009

Creative Card Crew's Challenge 10

This week its Joeys turn to set the Challenge and she has chosen the theme Minimal ( Less is More ). The DT have made some Beautiful cards for insperation and this week there are not 1 but 2 Sugar Nellie stamps up for grabs kindley donated by Linda. You can check the Creative Card Crew Challenge Blog out HERE.

It took me days to figure out what to do for this Challenge lol and when rooting about in my stamp box i found this Hero Arts stamp i forgot i had lol so all i did was stamp straight onto the centre of my sqaure card blank and colour in with my water colour pencils then i added some ribbon and a stamped sentiment and thats it lol its as simple as that.

Items Used On My Card:

Hero Arts Image

Ribbons from Stash

Clare Curd Sentiment

Water Colour Pencils

Well id better go and pick the Dog up from the doggy hair dressers lol. Catch you all again soon Thanks for looking .

Love Paula xxxx

Monday, 11 May 2009

WOJ Challenge Card & Happy Birthday Marcea

Today is the lovely Marcea's Birthday so Happy Birthday Marcea i hope you have a great day.
Ive made this card for Marcea and used this weeks sketch over at the Whiff of Joy Challenge and what a great sketch it is and always a pleasure to make a card with ive been playing with my water colour pencils again im getting used to them now well its taken me long enough lol lol dont think you can see from the pic but i used my glossy accents on the rain drops well i am getting a clever gloggs lol lol.
Items used On My Card:
WOJ Image & Sentiment
K & Co Papers
Raffia Ribbon ( Birthday Pressie )
Poppicraft Flowers
Brad from Stash
Fiskers Border punch
Water Colour Pencil's.
Well i suppose id better go and wash up oh i hate that job lol.
Thanks for looking and i hope you all have a great evening.
Paula xxxx

Saturday, 9 May 2009

The best Birthday ever

Good Afternoon well today is my Birthday and i wanted to show you all what Beautiful presents i have recieved and to tell you all what wonderful friends i have and to say a big big thankyou to them all.
So a big big Thankyou goes too
Tasha Sharon Donna Nicola Marcea Linda Melissa and Esther i think ive mentioned everyone lol you have made this Birthday a very special one im so overwelmed by your kindness you are all very special friends to me so thankyou very much. As soon as i have a spare minuite i will take a pic of all the beautiful cards ive recieved. Im such a lucky girl to have such special friends.

Right me off out again lol ive not had a minuite today lol. xxxx

One Stop Craft Challenge Appertures

Good Morning im in a lovely mood today because its my Birthday and ive just opened some lovely Crafty presents from all my lovely crafty friends thankyou so much you have all made my day. I will take a pic of all my lovely presents later and do a seperate post so i can thankyou all properly. Right onto todays Challenge. This week at One Stop Craft Challenge its my lovely friend Sharons turn to set the Challenge and she has chosen the Theme apperture's ( Cut it out ) The DT have made some beautiful cards for insperation and this week the prize is a Guest DT spot. You can check it out HERE
I chose to do a pop out card this week and i used my crafters companion board to do my apperture ive used my K & CO papers for the first time lol ive had hem for months and didnt want to cut into them how sad am i lol.
Items Used On My Card:
White A4 Card Stock
K & CO Papers
Daisy Chain Ribbon from my stash
Poppicraft Flowers
Pearls from stash
The flowers showed up orange on the pic but there not lol they actually match the flowers on the paper lol.
Right im off out for my breakfast my lovely husband is treating me so i hope you all have a great day.
Thanks for looking.
Love Paula xxxx

Friday, 8 May 2009

Papertake Weekly Challenge

Theres another Fab sketch for us to follow this week at the Papertake Weekly Challenge and heres my take on it. I had a male card to make for my friends husbands Birthday so i dug out my Clare Curd male stamps always a god send lol.

Items Used On My Card :

Clare Curd Male Stamps

Basic Grey 6x6 Papers

Ribbon Gems Raffia from stash.


Sorry its a quick post tonight but football is on tonight COME ON PRESTON NORTH END Woo Hoo lol.

Catch you all tomorrow have a great night.

Love Paula xxxx

Thursday, 7 May 2009

Jacqui's Blog Candy

Jacqui is celebrating over 90.000 hits on her blog wow wee and she is giving away some amazing Blog Candy you have until the 15th May to enter.
Paula xxxx

Just Magnolia

Good Morning all and what a lovely day it is today well it is in Preston lol.Ive made this card for the Just Magnolia Challenge. There is a great sketch for us to work with so i had to have a play lol. I dug out my New BG Wisteria Papers omg i didnt want to cut them lol and ive used my favorite Tilda with Rose image as shes so sweet i also used my water colour pencils for a change instead of my Promarkers and ive even decorated the inside of my card for a change lol.

Items Used On My Card:

Tilda with Rose Image

BG Wisteria 6x6 Paper Pad

Fiskers Border Punch

Poppicraft and Prima Flowers

Swirl Brad and ribbon from my stash

Elzybella Sentiment

Water Colour Pencils.

Well i hope you all have a great day and thanks for looking.

Love Paula xxxx

Tuesday, 5 May 2009

Marceas Blog Candy

Marcea is celebrating her Birthday on the 11th May and is giving away some Fab Blog candy to celebrate you have until the 12th May @ 11pm to enter. xxxx

Creative Card Crew's Challenge 9

Good Morning everyone hope your all well and have had a great weekend? Ive woke up in a cranky mood this morning lol think lucy dog knows as shes hinding under the kitchen table lol right enough of me wittering on lol onto the Challenge lol. This week at Creative Card Crew its the lovely Lindas turn to set the Challenge and she has chosen Embossing now this can be any type of embossing you like as long as there is some on your crafty project. The prize this week is a Basic Grey Lime Rickey collection pack. wish i could take part lol. The DT as always have made some fabulous examples for insperation. I would also like to give a warm welcome to Linnie who has joined the team as a guest DT member for 2 week's.
For my card i have used my swiss dots embossing folder always handy to have lol. I quite like my card this week which is a first for me lol. I love this sugar nellie image shes so cute and i have coloured her in with Promarkers.
Items Used On My Card:
Pink and Blue A4 Card Stock from my stash
Papermania 12x12 sweet nothing's paper
Sugar Nellie Image
Poppicrafts Flowers
Lace from Crafty Addicts
Clare Curd Sentiment
Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Folder
Brads and pearls from my stash
Dont forget Tasha as some Fantastic Blog candy up for grabs including Copics and all the instructions of the Blog Candy Hop are on Tashas Blog. xxxx

Sunday, 3 May 2009

Tasha's Amazing Blog Candy Hop

Hi everyone i hope your all having a great weekend so far? Its Sunday today so that means it is my turn to tell you all about Tasha's Amazing Blog Candy Blog Hop and ive got to give you a clue also.If you dont know about this Blog Candy Hop please nip over to Tasha's Blog and all the rules are there. Joey did the first post with the first clue on Friday and Linda did the second clue yesterday so its my turn today. I reaLLy hope you wiLL be able to join in to win this amazing candy.
well thats aLL from me for the moment please head over to Sharons BLog tomorrow for your next cLue.
Love Paula xxxx

Saturday, 2 May 2009

One Stop Craft Challenge Nikki's Sketch

Its Nikki's turn to set the Challenge at One Stop Craft Challenge this week and she has drawn up a sketch for us to follow which you can see HERE. As always the DT have made some fantastic examples as insperation and there is a great stamp set up for grabs as a prize.

I dug out one of my favorite FF stamps out as i love daisys and i stamped the image onto a circle nesstie and coloured the bear in with my Promarkers ( Blush ) I stamped the friend sentiment onto a labels nesstie and added some lovely organza ribbon and some gems to finish off.

Items Used On My Card:

FF Stamp

12x12 Sweet Nothing Papermania Paper

Circle Nesstie

labels 2 Nesstie

Friend Sentiment

Pink Organza Ribbon

Pink Gems

Well i hope you all have a great weekend. Thanks for looking and for all your lovely comments thay always make me smile so thankyou.

Love Paula xxxx

Friday, 1 May 2009

Looked what arrived for me today.

Good evening all i had to show you all what i recieved today ive been feeling very low the last few days as May is a very bad Month for me memorys wise anyway this afternoon the doorbell went and a man in a van lol asked if my name was paula Cross then gave me these Beautiful flowers and a lovely box of fancy chocolates my jaw nearly hit the floor lol. They are from the most special friend anyone could have and her name is Tasha so thankyou so much Tasha you have really managed to brighten up a very bad week for me so Thankyou.
Paula xxxx