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Saturday, 20 December 2014

The 8th Day of Christmas .............


Hi everyone,  not long now till the great man in red visit's us, I hope your plans are going well!  I am back with another make for the Crafty Ribbons 12 Days of Christmas event.  This is another page from my Christmas scrapbook and this time it's me dressed as Santa as part of a sponsored 5K Santa Dash that I did with my running club.  We all had lots of fun dressing and up and it was all for a good cause as well which made it even better! 

I have used Santa's Wash Day Ribbon on my layout which I thought was just perfect to go with these photos.  

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Friday, 19 December 2014

Winter Wonderland Challenge .....


Hi everyone, and happy Friday to you.   It's time for another challenge over at Winter Wonderland and our theme for you this week is 'Fussy and Fancy'.  As it's Christmas our challenge will run for 2 weeks so you have plenty of time to join in with this one.  It's also the start of our few months of the year when you don't have to make a Christmas project although you can if you want to! I hope you will come along and join in our challenge as there are some great prizes for the winners!

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:
Image and Seniment - LOTV
Papers - First Edition
Flowers - Wild Orchid
MS Border Punch



Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Crafty Ribbons 4th Day of Christmas ..........


Hi everyone, I'm back today to share another crafty make for Crafty Ribbons 4th Day of Christmas and I have a page from my Christmas Scrapbook to share with you today.  There are some lovely prizes so please pop over to the Crafty Ribbons Inspiration Blog to join in the fun!  I have used my favourite Christmas ribbon from Crafty Ribbons on my scrapbook page which is Music Holly Ribbon from the Vintage Past range, this is the last bit of this ribbon so I'm glad I got it on my scrapbook page as I get to keep a bit then!

 I'm doing Journal Your Christmas which is an online class from Shimelle.  I signed up for this online class about 4 or 5 years ago and after paying the first time the class is free every year after that.  You get a pdf and video each day with lovely inspiration.   I so enjoy it and even though I always end up not finishing my albums they do help me focus on all the fun that Christmas should be and not the stress! 

Thanks so much for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x



Sunday, 14 December 2014

Crafty Ribbons 2nd Day of Christmas .................


Hi everyone and happy Sunday to you.   I have another crafty make to share with you today for the 2nd day of Christmas over at the Crafty Ribbons Inspiration Blog.  I love embroidery hoops and decided to make one to hang up at Christmas.    The gorgeous Xmas ribbon across my hoop is from the New England Christmas Ribbon collection.  I have also used some fab heart buttons and a red spotty button to finish off my holly. 

Well we are in full Christmas mode in our house, school plays, meals out, trips to Winter Wonderland, parties and more meals out!  I'm sure I will be ready for Christmas one of these years lol!  Are you nearly ready for the big man in red to visit?

I would like to enter my creation into the following challenges:


Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x


Saturday, 13 December 2014

Crafty Ribbons 12 Days of Christmas!


Hi everyone it's day one of  our 12 days of Christmas event over at the Crafty Ribbons Inspiration Blog today 
and we have 12 days of Christmas til Christmas Eve
with Fab sponsors and inspiration from the  DT.



My card for the first day of Christmas features some gorgeous 

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:
Image - LOTV
Sentiment - Computer Generated
Papers - Dovecraft
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Woodware Holly Punch
MS Border Punch



Friday, 5 December 2014

Winter Wonderland Challenge ............



Hi everyone and happy Friday, at least the weekend is here!    It's time for another challenge over at Winter Wonderland  and our challenge for you this week is 'North or South Pole' so we would like to see a polar bear or penguin or both on your cards.    I have used a super card from the Digi Stamp Boutique on my card.  Well I'm out for a meal tonight, then running a 5K Santa Dash tomorrow and then another meal on Saturday night and then going to take Grace to see Father Christmas on Sunday so we have a very packed weekend!  I think I will be going back to work for a rest on Monday!
Have lots of fun whatever your plans are this weekend!

Thanks for stopping by!
Hugs Lynsey x

Thursday, 4 December 2014

Mono Christmas ............


Hi everyone, it's time for another challenge at Crafty Ribbons and our challenge for you this week is 'Mono Christmas'.  There is a wonderful prize for the winner so please do join in with our challenge this week!  

I have used a Marianne ice skates die, lili of the valley paper, a pollycraft sentiment and a some gorgeous Christmas Mice Dotty Ribbon from Crafty Ribbons to finish off the card.  

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Sunday, 30 November 2014

The Little Red Robin ......................


Hi everyone, please scroll down to my previous post for my details of my candy winner.

I hope you are well and have had a good weekend.  I have had a lovely day out today at the Christmas Market at Bury St Edmunds with Grace, my sister and my little niece Anya.  I got a few Christmas presents which was good, not too many left to get now!  

On to my card, I brought this super cute little robin a few weeks ago and decided to paper piece him.   I have not added too much embellishment to this card as I need a few flatter ones for posting.  


Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:
Image and Sentiment  - Woodware
Papers - Dovecraft
Pinecone Die - Joanna Sheen




Candy Winner .......................

Hi everyone, sorry it's taken me a while to get round to round to letting you know the winner of my candy, I have been super busy and December is not even here yet!

Anyway onto the winner as decided by random.org is number 7:


So that's Lorraine from Mrs B's Blog.  Congratulations Lorraine, please email me your address so I can send your prize out. 

Hugs Lynsey x

Thursday, 27 November 2014

A Mini Candy for My Followers ..............


Hi everyone, tonigh'ts post is about a candy giveaway for my followers.  With working and having a family I don't always get the time to leave as many comments as I would like to so I have a little thank you candy for one of my followers.  

If you would like to enter into my candy giveaway please be a follower of my blog and leave me a comment on this post, that's it!

The draw will close at 5pm next Thursday 27th November.

Good luck and thanks for stopping by.
Lynsey x

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

I Wanna Build a Snowman!


Hi everyone, I hope your week is going well. It's about this time of year that I always start to feel a bit over whelmed with all I still need to do to be ready for Christmas.  Do you feel like that or is it just me?   I always end being ready in the end but at the moment it feels like a daunting task ahead with cards still to make, presents still to buy, and a  Christmas dinner to organise along with loads of busy nights and weekends out.   I wish a fairy could just come along and wave her wand and it would all be done!  Failing that I will just have to take one day at a time and do what I can!

Anyway onto this jolly snowman that I brought when I went to the NEC recently.  I have decoupaged his scarf but I'm not sure you can see that from the photo. I used some frantage on my lamp post and snowflake for a little snowy sparkle and my favourite Xmas papers from Dovecraft oh and the Snowman stamp is a Woodware one. 

Thanks for stopping by. 
Lynsey x

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Friday, 21 November 2014

Winter Wonderland Challenge ................

 

Hi everyone, it's Friday so it's time for another challenge at Winter Wonderland and our challenge for you this week is 'Let's get Sentimental'.   I made a card using this image a few weeks but I have made it into an easel card this time and printed a sentiment with it.   The image is Poinsettia Corner from Delicious Doodles who are one of our 3 sponsors 
so I hope you will come and join in with our challenge this week.

Thanks for stopping by. 
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:

Image - Delicious Doodles
Papers - Craftwork Cards
Ribbon - Crafty Ribbons
Woodware Holly Punch
Candy - Crafty Cards
Shabby Gold Frantage