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Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Simon Says Stamp DT, Lili Of The Valley GDT & Last Chance To Enter Candy

Hello lovely peeps,
I hope all our friends across the pond are safe after the awful hurricane Sandy, the pictures on the news are horrendous I just can't image how terrifying it must be to be in the path of a hurricane.
The days just seem to be whizzing by here & I've decided I absolutely love the internet as I've bought several Christmas presents all from the comfort of my sofa, coffee in hand, no crowds, nice and snug indoors, now that's my ideal kind of shopping lol.
I've also been spending a lot of time with Jodie at the moment, she's really struggling with coming to terms with the loss of her friend Jake, and sadly another friend Dave was repatriated yesterday so she's not having a good time at the moment.

Today is new challenge day at
& this week our challenge is a
GET IN SHAPE
so no square cards this week peeps.

I was looking through the shapes of my nesties and trying to decide what to make and came up with a bauble shaped card.
  Ingredients -
are all listed at the bottom of my post.......hopefully as it's my first time using inlinz!
I've tried using soft colours on this card, more of a distressed ink look & the Copic Colours I've used are -
skin - E21, E00, E000, R20, E93, hair - E40, E41, 43, clothes - V0000, RV93, RV91 / C1, C00, Rudolph - W2, W1, W00, RV52 / E53, E51, E50
As always our lovely Heidi is sponsoring our challenge with a fabby $50 is store spending spree
Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog
Don't forget to visit the SIMON SAYS STAMP STORE BLOG  peeps for inspiration, candy and lots of  lovely new or featured products.
 I'm entering my card in the following challenges -
Make It Monday - anything goes, Magnolia Down Under - birthstone (April = Diamond, no wonder I love my sparkle lol), Midweek Magnolia's - anything goes, Tilda's Town - Merry Christmas, Creative Craft - special occasion but not birthday
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As it's taken me ages to suss out inlinz, inlinz itself was easy I just went a bit wrong when I couldn't find a couple of products that were already in the Simon Says Stamp products listed section so I'm going to combine my post, & next up is my last GDT card for Lili Of The Valley which is also shown on the lovely Ideas To Inspire blog. A big thank you to Anne for inviting me to join you ladies this month :)
As it's Halloween today I thought this little chappie would be perfect for share and his name is 
 The Copic colours I've used are -
skin - E21, E00, E000, R20, cloak & hat - B99, B97, B95 / C1, C00 / YR26, YR21, top - B41, B000, B0000 / C1, C00, shorts - B95, B91, B21, shoes - W6, W4, W2, W0, teddy - E53, E51, E50 / R20, E01, book - W4, W2, W0 / C1, C00

The papers are Magnolia & Prima, the little star brads, ribbon & charm I've had in my stash for so long I haven't a clue where they came from.
 The scrabble tiles are a free printable from fuzzimo.com which I discovered through Pinterest, if you can't find them from the website they are pinned on my Printables board, those of you not familar with Pinterest just click the pic and they will come up for you to save.
I'm entering my card in the following challenges -
Emerald Faeries - use a charm, Crafty Sentiments - seeing stars, Die Cuttin Divas - anything goes, Love To Create - lots of layers, Songbird Challenges - could it be magic, Stamps & Fun = Creativity - stitching, Totally Stampalicious - anything goes, Challenges for Everybody - anything goes, Here Come The Boys - die cuts/punches, Pile It On - birthday boy, Allsorts - stitching, Sweet Stop - sketch, Chocolate, Coffee & Cards - stitching, Inspire Me Fridays - anything goes
My special Tilda candy closes tonight so if you want the chance to win this little cutie and haven't already  entered today is your last chance :)
That's it from me for today peeps, thanks for stopping by
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Sunday, 28 October 2012

Three Little Angels - Addicted To Stamps DT Card

Hello peeps,
I'm not a happy girl today, well I'm pretending to not be a happy girl anyway as the husband & the daughter are both in the dog house!
First of all the husband & Gareth were both working a sleep over shift last night & hubby phoned to say goodnight & asked "shall we go out for a carvery tomorrow?" & I said no I'll cook a chicken casserole or ....... but before I could finish my sentence & say cook a roast Mr Stacey piped up "not more of your glutenous, tasteless, muck"!!!!! Gasp! I have never pretended to be any good at or even like cooking but there's no need to be so flipping rude is there lol.
This morning I woke up full of cold & as I went downstairs heading for the kettle & I looked out into the porch and could see compost & a couple of branches off my big Bonsai tree on the rug and then noticed half of my lovely cup and saucer plant pot was smashed on the floor, the table it was on had moved a couple of  feet & there stuffed between the Bonsai's trunk & the wall was Jodie's devil fancy dress costume & shoes, no prizes for guessing who was drunk last night, naughty girl lol.
The annoying thing is I only brought in in from the garden a couple of days ago as I loved that pot & didn't want the frost to crack it, it probably stood more chance of it surviving the frosts instead of an encounter with Jode lol.

Today is new challenge day at
& this fortnights challenge is
 Ingredients -
Image - Lili Of The Valley, Three Little Angels
Medium - Copics
Papers - Craft Creations
Flowers - Kort & Godt & Wild Orchid
Ribbon - May Arts
Pearls - Hero Arts
Charms - Darice & stash
Doily - Royal Lace
Sparkle - crystal glamour dust paint
Tools - Vintage Floral PATP, Himalayan & Artic Snowflake punches all MS, Spellbinders floral ovals & large ovals, Weathered Wood distress ink pad
 The Copic colours I've used are -
skin - E11, E00, E000, E93, hair - E25, E31, E50, stars - Y32, dresses - C3, C1, C00, clouds - BG0000, BG70.
I'm entering my card in the following challenges -
Challenges For Everybody - anything goes, Sweet Sketch Wednesday - sketch, Inspire Me Fridays - anything goes, Lili's Little Fairies - Christmas card for a girl, Allsorts - in stitches, Totally Gorjuss - things with wings, Chocolate, Coffee & Cards - stitching, Brown Sugar - anything goes, Crafty Ann's - Christmas, Fussy & Fancy - anything goes, Winter Wonderland - 3 different punches (vintage floral PATP, Himalayan & Asen snowflakes), The Crafty Pad - Christmas is coming, Crafty Ribbons - Christmas, Delightful Challenges - stitches, Papercrafting Journey - ribbon or twine, ABC Christmas - anything goes, Stampavie & More - stitching,  Hjertebodens Juleblogg - monthly challenge 3rd card for the 3 of something challenge, the others are HERE & HERE.

I'm so annoyed I've a cold as the art of scowling is lost when you have to keep your mouth open to breathe, you just look like an idiot lol.
That's me done for today peeps, I'm just off out to drop hubby and devil dog off by the river so they can have a long walk back and our dear old Dude & I can have some peace :)
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Thursday, 25 October 2012

Magnolia Nativity Collection

Hello peeps,
I've just popped in to let my fellow Magnolia lovers know the new 
is now available for pre-order at Simon Says Stamp
Go take a peek they are sooooooooo cute :)
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