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Monday, 31 January 2011

Baby It's Cold Outside..........


Hi everyone, its Monday already which means its time for another challenge at
Pollycraft Designs and our theme this week is 'Baby its cold outside' . I thought Miss Sonny Honeycloud who is all wrapped up would be perfect for this challenge. You can find Miss Sonny Honeycloud in the Pollycraft Online Shop .

I am entering my card into this week's sketch challenge at Cute Card Thursday

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey

Friday, 28 January 2011

First Christmas Card for 2011!


Hi everyone its another challenge at Winter Wonderland and todays challenge has been set by my DT buddy Kate and is 'My Sentiments Exactly'. So for this week we want you to make a sentiment the focal point of your card. This is not something I normally do but I am very pleased with the results. We also have a new sponsor this week called 'Sentiments for you' who have a wonderful prize for this week's winner so I hope you can come along and join in the fun.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:
The Shabby Tea Room - Winter Wonderland
Stamp Something Winter Challenge

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:
Image - Squiggle Stamps
Sentiment - Sentiments for you
Papers - Papermania Daisy and Danelion
Cuttlebug Snowflake
Button From stash

Thursday, 27 January 2011

Time for Cake.........


Hi everyone, I have some gift tags to share with you today. I really love making gift tags to use up little scraps of paper and card as I'm sure I'm not alone without being able to chuck out even the smallest bits that I have left over!

I am entering my tags into the following challenges:
Cup Cake Craft Challenges - Food for thought
My time to craft - emboss, emboss, emboss
Craft Sentiments - My favourite things (mine are cupcakes, tags and patterned paper)

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey

Materials
Image - Papermania
Papers - Papermania
Sentiment - Papermania
Coloured with Promarkers
MS punch

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Pippa And Hearts


Hi everyone, a quick post for me as I am scheduling this post for tomorrow morning when I will be at work and I am off out to my card making class tonight. I have a very sweet card to share with you featuring the wonderfully cute Pippa from the Digi Stamp Boutique.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Sketch and Stash Sketch and used new image and papers.
Anything Goes Challenge - Butterflies
Do it with Digis Pink and Girly

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey

Materials:
Digi Stamp Boutique
Sentiment - Papermania
Papers - Papermania VA Collection
Leaf and Daisy Punches
Coloured with Promarkers

Monday, 24 January 2011

Pollycraft Designs Monday Challenge


Hi everyone, its Monday again so that means its time for another challenge at Pollycraft Designs and our challenge for you this week is a colour challenge of 'black, white and 1 other colour'.

For my DT card I have used the adorable Cuthbert Cupid which you can get in the Pollycraft Online Shop. I think he is so perfect for Valentines cards. We would love to see what you create for this challenge, so please check out the rest of the DT inspiration here.

I am entereing my card into this weeks's sketch challenge at Friday Sketchers .

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:
Image - Pollycraft Designs
Sentiment - Digi Stamp Boutique
Papers - Forever Friends
Heart Dies - Mariannes
Coloured with Promarkers

Sunday, 23 January 2011

Love is in the Air!


Hi everyone, I hope you are all having a good Sunday. We are off out today with my sister for lunch so I am looking forward to that.

My card I have to share with you today features the most adorable little charachter called 'Sonny' from the Digi Stamp Boutique. I think he makes the most wonderful Valentine's card but he would also be great for Anniversarys too.

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

Wild Orchid Challenge - Lets Get Sentimental
Stamp Something - Cute Somethings
Sunday Sketch and Stamp - Emma's Sketch
Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x
Materials:
Image - Digi Stamp Boutique
Papers - Papermania - Forever Friends
Hearts - Marianne Dies
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Leaf Punch

Saturday, 22 January 2011

Be Mine ................


Hi everyone, today I have a Valentine's card to share with you. The super cute image on this card is from Pollycraft Designs and is called 'Marley -Be Mine'. They are now in the Pollycraft online shop and you can grab yours here.

I am entering my card into the following challenges:
Craft Your Days Away - Love
Pennys Challenge - Anything Goes
Totally Papercrafts - Add a Heart
Bunny Zoe Crafts - Love is in the Air
Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x
Materials:
Image - Pollycraft Designs
Papers - Papermania - Forever Friends
MS Heart Punch
Coloured with Promarkers

Friday, 21 January 2011

Winter Wonderland Challenge


Hi everyone, its a another challenge over at Winter Wonderland and this week the challenge has been set by my DT buddy Marianne and she has set us a theme of 'Pink and Purple'. As these are my favourite colours this was a lovely challenge to take part in.

We also have some new DT members to welcome to the Winter Wonderland team this week so you can look forward to seeing some of their lovely creations over the coming weeks.

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:
Image - LOTV
Papers - Henbury Lane Papermania
Various Flower Punches
Coloured with Promarkers

Crafter's Companion Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes Last Sneak Peak


Hi everyone, I'm back with my final sneak peak of the Appley Dapply's Nursery CD and Stamps which are being launched at midday today on Create and Craft.

I made my final card into a scalloped easel which I really love the shape of.

I hope you have enjoyed the sneak peak's this week. Thanks so much to everyone that has stopped by and left me comments.

Hugs Lynsey x

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Crafter's Companion Blog Hop!

Hi everyone and welcome to the Crafter’s Companion Blog Hop to celebrate the release of Beatrix Potter: Appley Dapply’s Nursery Rhymes CD and stamp set.

If you have landed here from Claire then you are hopping in the right direction. If not then you need to pop over to the Crafters Companion News and Inspiration blog.


The DT have had a great time creating with the new range from Crafter’s Companion and to celebrate the launch of this stunning new collection on Friday 21st January we have decided to give you a chance to see some Sneak Peeks and also have the chance of winning a fabulous Prize:
The Appley Dapply’s Nursery Rhymes CD and stamp set, plus a pack of watercolour card and a tin of 12 Derwent Watercolour pencils!


All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning this great prize is visit each blog in order, and then go back to the Crafter’s Companion News Views and Inspiration Blog to leave your link on Mr Linky. Along the way you will notice that each Blog will give you a letter - make a note of these as they will make a word which we will ask you for if your number is drawn by Random.Org on Thursday 20th.

PLEASE DO NOT TELL US WHAT THE WORD IS ON THE CRAFTER’S COMPANION NEWS VIEWS AND INSPIRATION BLOG, WE WILL E-MAIL YOU FOR THE ANSWER IF YOUR MR LINKY NUMBER IS DRAWN.

My card was made using a gorgeous decoupage image from the CD along with papers and a sentiment. I only added a few flower embellishments to finish off my card oh and a little sprinkling of glitter!

This is a side view of my card so you can see the dimension you can achieve using the decoupage images from the CD. It was really was a joy to use the CD and the stamped images which you will see on my sneak peaks which I will be featuring on my blog all week.



My letter is: I

You now need to visit Marianne's Blog to collect your next letter.

Thank you for stopping by, I hope you enjoy the rest of the inspiration as you hop by the other blogs.

Lynsey x

Crafter's Companion Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes Sneak Peak Number 5


Hi everyone, I'm back today with sneak peak number 5 of the new Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes CD and stamp set from Crafter's Companion which is going to released on Create and Craft this Friday 21st January.

I have used another stamped image for today's card which is my favourite from the stamped sheet. All the papers are from the CD which I think are so pretty.

Hope you will pop back tomorrow for my final sneak peak.
Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Crafter's Companion Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes Sneak Peak Number 4


Hi everyone, I'm back today with sneak peak number 4 of the new Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes CD and stamp set from Crafter's Companion which is going to released on Create and Craft this Friday 21st January.

For today's card I have used 2 images from the stamp sheet and papers from the CD to make this trifold card.



These are a couple of close up pictures of the images:




I am entering this card into this week's challenge at Creative Cottage whose theme is 'Shaped Cards'

Thanks for stopping by. Your comments are very much appreciated.
Hugs Lynsey x

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Crafter's Companion Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes Sneak Peak Number 3


Hi everyone I have another sneak peak of the Appley Dapply’s Nursery Rhymes CD and stamp set from Crafter's Companion which is going to released on Create and Craft this Friday 21st January.

I have used another decoupage image from the CD from this card and this is one of my favourite images, it might be because I love shoes!

Don't forget to join in the blog hop starting back at the Crafter's Companion News, Views and Inspiration blog and you can win the CD, stamp set and some other prizes.

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Monday, 17 January 2011

Crafter's Companion Second Sneak Peak ......


Hi everyone another sneak peak at the Crafter's Companion new release of the
Appley Dapply’s Nursery Rhymes CD and stamp set. This card was made using a frame decoupage, papers, boarders and alphabet all from the CD. I have just finished off my card with a few flower embellishments. You can print the decoupage in a choice of sizes on the CD but I decided to print mine at the largest size and make this an 8 x 8 card. I am getting into making bigger cards at the moment.

This gorgeous range from Crafters Companion is being released on Friday 21st January on Create and Craft. So make sure you tune in!

Don't forget you can also take part in the Crafters Companion blog hop to win the CD, stamps and some more prizes by visiting the Crafters Companion News and Views Blog

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey

Sunday, 16 January 2011

Its All About the Shoes!


Hi everyone my second post for today is to share with you a card I made using a gorgeous stamp called Cinderella which I got for Christmas from my friend Marianne. As I love shoes this stamp is so me!

As the stamp is quite large I decided this would make a good 8 x 8 card. I am so pleased with how it turned out.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

2 Sisters Challenge Blog - Flowers
Craft Your Days Away - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:
Image - Krafty Kimmie
Papers - Pink Petticoat
Flower Die - Mariannes
Paper Flowers - Wild Orchid
MS Boarder Punch
Coloured with Promarkers

Saturday, 15 January 2011

Little Claire's Candy Giveaway


Hi everyone, I just wanted to tell you about the candy giveaway over at Little Claire's to celebrate the start of the monthly challenges from the 5th of February.

The candy draw is open till the 5th of February when our first challenge starts.

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Friday, 14 January 2011

Winter Wonderland Challenge ......


Hi everyone, time for another challenge at Winter Wonderland and theme for you this week set by my DT buddy Kate is 'Paws for Thought'. So we want to see your cards featuring anything with paw!

The adorable image on my DT card is from Teddy Bo and I think she is super cute!

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Sketch and Stash Fantastic sketch to follow. (used my new teddy bo image)
Teddybo Challenge - Anything Goes
I Love Promarkers - Punches
Paper Play Challenges - Cutie Patootie
Totally Papercrafts - Happy Birthday
Teddy Stampers - Celebrations
CES Challenge - All creatures great and small

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:
Image - Teddy Bo
Sentiment - Digi Stamp Boutique
Papers - My Minds Eye
MS Boarder Punch
Leaf Punch
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Coloured with Promarkers

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Wedding and Christening Cards .........




Hi everyone, I have two more cards to share with you tonight which were featured on Create and Craft today on the Little Claire's Stamps show which was on at 11am today. Steve from Little Claire's also made the wedding card I posted yesterday which was really exciting!

Thanks so much for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x


Tuesday, 11 January 2011

A Room With a View Wedding Card ...........




Hi everyone, another card to share with you tonight using the 'Room with a View' stamps from Little Claire's. Steve from Little Claire's will be on Create and Craft tomorrow at 11am demostrating the new stamps so don't forget to turn in!

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Sarah Hurley - New Beginnings
Dutch Dare Challenge - New Beginnings
Crafty Calendar Challenge - New Beginnings

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Monday, 10 January 2011

Pollycraft Monday Challenge ..............


Hi everyone time for another challenge at Pollycraft Monday Challenge and this week our challenge has been set by my DT buddy Kylie and is 'New Things' so we want you create a card using anything 'new' that you may have just received or had for awhile but just haven't used yet. This could be paper, embellies, dies, stamps, etc. Make sure you let us know what it is you're using on your creation that is 'new' to you. I do hope you will come and join in the fun.

I have used a fantastic digi image from the Pollycraft online shop and is called Sonny Honeycloud 'My Way'. I think she is such a great image.

The new things I have used on my card are the papers which are Born to Shop and the flower die which is a Marianne's. They were both crimbo presents from my lovely husband.

I am entering my card into the following challenges:

Kaboodle Doodles Do it with Digi's.
Cupcake Craft Challenge Something New (New Stash)
Sketch Saturday - Wonderful Sketch.

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey

Sunday, 9 January 2011

The Cat In The Window!


Hi everyone I have another card to share with you tonight from the Little Claire's Room with a View Stamp range which are being launched on Create and Craft this week. You can see their show at 11am on Wednesday 12th January.

I love these stamps they are so cute with the little shutters you just want to keep opening them up!

I am entering this card into the following challenge:

Totally Papercrafts - Thank You
Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Saturday, 8 January 2011

Happy Valentines Day!


Hi everyone, I have a GDT card to share with you today which has a valentines theme. The image on my card is super cute couple from the Digi Stamp Boutique called Sonny and Pippa. I think they are such a lovely image for Valentines Day or Anniversary.

I am entering my card into the following challenges:

Wild Orchid Crafts - Sketch
Creative Cottage Challenge - New Stash
Stamp Something January Digi Day

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:
Image - Digi Stamp Boutique
Papers - Papermania - Country Companions
Sentiment - Made on Computer
Punches - MS
Coloured with Promarkers

Friday, 7 January 2011

Lets Go Dotty!


Hi everyone, our challenge at Winter Wonderland which I have set this week is 'Lets Go Dotty'. I am a big fan of spots and dots so thats what we want to see on all your crafty creations this week. I do hope you will come along and join in our challenge. There is also a wonderful prize for the winner this week so please take a look!

My card is a very girly card just the sort I love to make!

I am entering this card into the following challenge:
Fab and Funky Challenges - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Thursday, 6 January 2011

A Christening Card ......


Hi everyone, I have another card to show you from Little Claire's using their new 'Room with a View Stamps'. They were such fun to use and so nice to be a bit different.

Steve from Little Claire's will be demoing the new stamps next Wednesday the 12th of January at 11am on Create and Craft so I hope you can tune in! They really are such wonderful designs!

I am entering this card into the following challenges:
Try It On Tuesday - New Beginnings
Southern Girls - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Wednesday, 5 January 2011

Little Claire's January Stamp Club .........


Hi everyone I just thought I would share my card that I made for the January stamp club release at Little Claire's. This is such a great idea for stamping as you get three stamps on the sheet which are the outside of the window which I have stamped onto acetate, the inside window scene and the very pretty window box.
The rest of the DT have made some fantastic cards, you can see the whole gallery here.
Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Saturday, 1 January 2011

Crafter's Companion January Challenge



Hi everyone, I would like to wish all my blogging buddies a very Happy New Year!

My card that I have to share with you today is for this month's challenge at Crafter's Companion. We have a wonderful sketch by my DT buddy Jacqui and we have the optional extra of New. This could be New Year, New Baby, new Crafting goodies or just anything new.


For my card I have used the Popcorn Kids CD for the image and papers. I think this is such a cute image for a baby card.

I hope you can come and join in our challenge we would love to see what you create with this sketch.

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x