Sunday, 31 October 2010


These are our pumpkins this year, Shay wanted the clown and Sofie wanted the Wolf

I am just about to put them outside as its getting dark now, Happy Halloween

Magnolia Week 79

This is also a new stamp from Magnolia, this is the first time i have inked her up, the papers are from last year, , I absolutely loved them and couldn't bring myself to use them, I love these colours together, but whats the point in just sitting and stroking them :), the little burgundy berries are from Dunelms, £4.99 for 2 branches they have load of berries on them, they have a lovely texture and look as if they have frost on them.

Copics, Lace, Roses, Lillies, Ribbon, Pearls, Pins

Monday, 25 October 2010

Half Term

Where did half term go?, we caught up with opticians, hairdressers and the dentist, we also managed a little retail therapy :), only 7 weeks until the next one!!
DH is just carving the pumpkins for later, DS is going to a halloween party later so i have just ripped his t-shirt added a mixture of mud and fake blood to it, it does look rather zombiefied!!
Over on LOTV Challenge Blog they have a sketch this week by bev, here is one i made this morning
I adore this stamp, she is such a cutie, i can't wait for the new releases at the NEC.

Monday, 11 October 2010

Top Tip Tuesday

The sun is shining again and it is a beautiful day, I have just managed a quick 5 miles on my bike, I haven't really been out much since we have been back from our holiday at the end of August, it's surprising how quickly your fitness levels drop, so i am determined to get back into it, I am going to try at least 25 miles a week plus 1 aerobics class!!
I forgot to add this here, but this last week i have sponsored Top Tip Tuesday, if you have a top tip to share with us, head on over there.
"Have you been over to enter our weekly drawings? Now, the whole point of Top Tip Tuesday is for you to come and leave a link to your blog giving us your Top Tip - it can be anything at all "
This is what's on offerI bought this die from Alexandra Palace the other week, I just love it at the moment i really love the whole vintage thing :)
Have a good evening!

Sunday, 10 October 2010

Glorious Day

Yesterday we went to Holkham, we had never been before, we had the most delicious beer battered fish and chips from the Victoria Hotel Restaurant, followed by a scrummy brownie with praline ice cream :), we then took a walk on the beach and then toodled on home, it was lovely and relaxing.
The sun is shining today, the gorgeous autumnal conker tree leaves continue to fall from the tree, they are glistening as they glide down to the ground. The leaves inspired me to add a mini mulberry flower kit to the shop - Autumnal Treasures.
This gorgous stamp arrived in the week, but i didn't have time to ink it up, I managed a quick card this morning following the sketch over on The Sweet Stop. I added lots of stickles to the flowers, you can never have enough sparkle :)


Tilda with Cherries, Doo Hickey Flower Die, Platinum Stickles, Prima E Line, Asters.

Copics - Face: E00. E21, R20, Dress: E71, E70, E40, Hair: E33, E31, E21, E51, E50, Basket: E35, E33, E21, E50, Cherries, R08, R17

Monday, 4 October 2010

Daydreaming Ruby

Don't you just love this stamp, I made this card a while back but forgot to blog it, I find colouring with the red copic's quite difficult, i find it hard to shade with them, all my red pens seem to be quite juicy, maybe it's just me :) I seem to be using a lot of the same colours in my card making recently, I must try and use other colour combinations that i wouldn't normally use. As I'm sitting here typing, there is a very bushy tailed squirrel in my garden with the biggest conker in his mouth you have ever seen, he has just scurried up the conker tree! what a fab site :)
Copics: R02, R05, R17, R24, E00 E21, R20, E21, E33, E35

Sunday, 3 October 2010

Autumn is here ....

Another rainy day here, it looks like it is here to stay for the day, the conker tree in our garden is looking slightly bare and the leaves are cluttering up the lawn although i do love the colours this time of year.
I think i will be trying to organise my craft room today!
Here is a quick card I have made using a LOTV stamp, don't you think she is so cute. The sentiment is a stamp i found from last year, I have stickled the flowers to give them a little bit of extra sparkle, i love making christmas cards.

I also made this card for a sketch over on Kathsy Sketch File a while back, but i forgot to blog it, i love this sketch and think i will be using it alot.