Tuesday, 27 October 2009

the sugar bowl challenge

....this weeks Sugar Bowl challenge is a yummy sketch by Kathy and you must have some lace on your project too.
well this just screamed at me, sugar nellie stamp and lace together...happy days, two all of my all time favourites!

Monday, 26 October 2009

bank holiday monday delights

2 creative items to share with you today, one is a frame I altered and made up for my bathroom using white paint, laura ashley fabric, felt and buttons, just love buttons, cant get enough of them! and a slice of cake for this weeks crafty angels challenge.....off now to get going on a LO, it is a nice quite lazy bank holiday monday, the weather is really bad, so some tea and crafting is in order! bye for now, hugs xx

Sunday, 25 October 2009

my favourite picture

from the last month...is one of my sister on her wedding day....I adore this picture of her, she is so happy....such a calm a serene day, this picture says it all.....

Monday, 19 October 2009

craft marathon

well it is for me, I have be making like a mad woman the last few days, it all came in one big burst, fingers crossed my mojo will hang around for a little while because I have still loads to do!

will start off with this weeks Crafty Angels challenge, Black & White, set by Laura.

Stash Recipe:

Crate Paper "crate avenue collection, Karen Foster burst brads, gorjuss girl stamp, stickles, black ribbon and papermania black gems. Image coloured with watercolour pencils and background with walnut distress ink.

next up is a birthday card, I have gone mad for blue and red together, definately a favourite now!

Stash Recipe:

October Afternoon Cherry Hill papers, blue and blue gingham ribbon, pin is by fancy pants, letters are pink paislee, bird stamp by imaginese and bubble stamp by pink paislee, gems by papermania.

this card is one of sophies school friends who turned a big 6 on friday. very girly!

stash recipe:

Papermania bluehill papers. white card, studio g stamp, buttons, lace, papermania gems, liquid pearls.

and finally this is a LO I made for a friend birthday

Thursday, 15 October 2009

Crafty Creations & Paperplay

this week challenge over on Crafty Creations is "blue" so I made these little atcs.

stash recipe: papermania atc card packs, laura ashley tradional papers, imaginese bird stamp, we are the memory makers stamp and white lace.

all the girls where over last night for a crafting night and cake eating session, I should have been getting on with my paperplay challenge for today but it was just not happening for me last night, could not get it to come together on time, so after some house cleaning and soup making this morning I sat down and got it finished! this weeks challenge was for you to use your favourite embellishments.

stash recipe: white pearlescent black card stock, basic grey porceline paper pack, martha steward punch, papermania punch, tattered rose distress ink pad, basic grey brad, stickles, magnolia stamped image, watercolour pencils, key charm and white organza ribbon.

have a lovely day!

hugs mandyxx

Tuesday, 13 October 2009

Crafty Angels Week

this is my entry for Crafty Angels Challenge blog this week, I made this little birdie house, just adore these little things, have them everywhere!!

This weeks theme is "buttons and bling" I loved this one! Papers, corecard, stamp are available from the Crafty Angels shop!

Hope everyone is having a great week!

Hugs Mandyxx

Wednesday, 7 October 2009

card mix

this is one made for "a just because I wanted to" reason lol!

ADORE these papers, my new favourites!

and this card is for my challenge over on Crafty Creations this week, pop over and check out this weeks challenge!

Monday, 5 October 2009

Oooppsss forgot this one

Altered Frame, originally uploaded by Crafty Angel.

forgot to add this one to the other post! Made this the other day to display a dress belong to my daughter Sophie, I just adore this dress and couldnt part with it away or storing it. So I decided to distress a wooden frame, added ribbon, rubons and some pearls. I also added some lace to the dress too! think I have remembered everything now! nite nite xx

collection of projects

I have been a bad blogger of late, so apologises. Should be back to normal here next week, fingers crossed.

wil share a few bits of what I have made over the last week or two, firstly its Crafty Angels Challenge time of the week today, so this is the card I made. This weeks challenge was set by Kate, and we were to do some distressing. Papers are from Laura Ashley and magnolia stamp.

this frame, just BG Mellow papers was for Crafty Creations last wednesday.

and this is a paperplay challenge from a few weeks back, it is a little milk carton that I made, and it is the perfect size to hold a terrys chocolate orange!