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Friday, 28 February 2014

Happy Birthday to you

Hi guys, gosh two cards in one day a record for me lately, I've been so busy this week I've not had much chance to craft but I got this adorable stamp in my DT package from Nikki at Bunny Zoe's and it's so adorable and cute I just wanted to create lol,
This gorgeous stamp is by Wild Rose Studio and is called Mouse on presents, I coloured it with my copics and just love how you could use it for so many ages too,
again I used the gorgeous papers from the Carta Bella - Devoted  paper pad as it's so useful for more than love and romance cards and Nikki has it on offer at the moment too,
Closer view, hopefully you can make out the hint of stickles I put on the heart that the mouse is holding,
I distressed my paper edges and machine sewed the background paper too,

Recipe of products used:
Wild Rose Studio - Mouse on presents
Doo Hickey - Vintage box lacing coffee die
La-La-Land crafts - Birthday corner  die
Stickles - star dust
Spellbinders - Fleur De Lis Square die
Marianne design - Blue and white roses

Gesso
Dutch Doobadoo - Honeycomb softboard
Dutch Doobadoo - chicken wire mask
home made texture paste
pink flowers stash,

Go check out the gorgeous new stamps and dies that Nikki has in store,
I  hope to have some more time to visit you soon and I wish to say thanks for all your visits and for not giving up on me, xx
Happy Crafting!!
Hugs Liz xx

GDT for Fussy and Fancy

Hi guys, the lovely Sheryl asked me to be a featured Guest for Fussy and fancy and of course I said yes please, 
the theme this time is a fab sketch and they are being sponsored by Fresh Brewed Designs, They kindly said I could use one of  the digi's from Heather at Fresh Brewed designs too and I chose this fab digi called girl on the go,
She so reminds me of my daughter I just couldn't resist using her, she is coloured with my distress re-inkers to match the colours of these gorgeous Pion papers I was so lucky to have sent me by the lovely Sandy from Live and love crafts, 
this is the fab sketch too,

closer view of gorgeous image,

  products used:
Fresh Brewed Designs/ coffee- girls - Girl on the go digi 
Pion papers - White blossom/ Apple blossom/ Lady - Live and love crafts
Lace - Live and love crafts
 love Heart Clips- LLC
Flowers - The Ribbon Girl
Leaves - Dutch Doobadoo
Sentiment - LOTV
Pearl swirl - MCH
Picket fence - crackle paint
close up view of gorgeous papers, 
so love this lace!!

Challenges
Live and love crafts - love n lace
Deep Ocean - Just for a girl

Thanks so much Sheryl for asking me to be GDT, and heather for letting me use one of your gorgeous digi's too,
Happy Crafting,
Hugs Liz xx

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Girl you rock

Hi guys, I'm back today a fabulous stamp by Hanna Lynn called punch of colour girl 5 from crafts and me,
I just love the way she appears to be moving to the music and adore her hair, so wish mine was like that!!!
I would have coloured her hair a little more radical to be honest but I've had the flu and  it's taken my mojo a little so that will have to be for next time lol,
I also used one of the fantastic dragonfly charms too, these are a lovely size to use and would be so useful on many styles of cards,

other products used
Pearl string - the ribbon girl
Noor oval die
pearls/ flowers - stash
copics
Skin- E000, E00, E11, E13, E21, BV00, E04, R11, R30
Hair - C0, C1, C3, C5
Dress - B000, B00, B01
Eyes - E21, Y17, YR23
Tattoo's -  Boo, Bo1, Y17, YR23

do check out the fabulous goodies Teresa has in store, you won't be disappointed,
Happy Crafting!
Hugs Liz xx

Thursday, 20 February 2014

Shh Now

Hi Guys, back today with a card made using the gorgeous Shh Now stamp by Zindy S.D.Nielsen from
This time I've coloured my image with copics and love how you can shade the wings and hair,
also from Crafts and Me I used the fab Filigree star charm and to this I added a little white frantage,
Closer view,

other products used
Maja design - Vintage spring basics/ Live and love crafts
Cheery Lynn doily die
Lace/ bull dog clip stash
flowers - Wild orchid crafts and other
Chunky white- frantage
Go Kreate die

Challenges
WOC - Stitching

Go check out the other fab products Teresa has in her store too,
Happy Crafting!!
hugs Liz xx

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Shopping Marci

Hi guys, I'm back today with a card for Bunny Zoe's using this gorgeous La-La-Land crafts stamp
I've coloured Marci with my distress re-inkers and layered her on some of the beautiful papers from the Carta Bella - Devoted paper pad,
I also used the gorgeous Marianne Design Romantic Lace - flowers trim and the
To Finish off I added some of the fabby red roses and a Doo Hickey heart swirl,

Go check out all  the gorgeous products Nikki has in store,
Thanks for looking,
Happy Crafting!!
Hugs Liz xx

Saturday, 15 February 2014

Fab sale at bunny Zoe's

Hi guys,
Just a quick post to let you know Nikki has a fab sale going on this weekend at bunny Zoe's till midnight Sunday
on her gorgeous products, go and grab yourself a treat or three !!!

Seeing stars

Hi guys, the girls from Dutch Doobadoo are doing another blog hop this time show casing the fabulous paper art stars 472.948.005


These are fab to use and can be coloured, glittered, frantaged or left as they are, here is how I used them this time,
I used this gorgeous Wee digi image called sweet sparkle and I decoupaged her after colouring with my copics, I even did the lantern, took ages but love the look lol,
closer view of image and glittered stars,
if you have arrived from Jill then your on the right track, if not go to Dutch Doobadoo for the blog hop list, after me go  to Jenine and leave a comment,

recipe
Magnolia Doo Hickeys - leaf and swirl / Bunny Zoe's 

challenges
Stampin for the weekend - flower power
7 kids challenge - anything goes

Thanks for joining in our blog hop,
happy crafting,
hugs Liz xx

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Young Love

Hi guys, back today with a card I've made using the gorgeous stamp called Love life  by Zindy S.D. Nielsen  available from Crafts and me,
I've coloured the  image in with my copics and layered it onto some fabby  digi papers by Michele Roo called Love and Romance, these are great as they can be used as a main focal point or as a background paper as I have,
flowers are from my stash and I made the tag out of one of the sheets of paper,
the metal love heart is from Live and love crafts,

Do check out the gorgeous new products Teresa has in store, you won't be disappointed!!
I'm finally feeling a little better after my flu bug!!! took it's time I can tell you, lol

challenges
Copic marker europe - valentines
crafty calender - love is all around
Happy crafting,
Hugs Liz xx 

Monday, 10 February 2014

On your wedding day

Hi guys, I'm here today with my card as GDT for Bunny Zoe's yeah!!!!!!
the challenge this time is hosted by the lovely  Karina and it's
Love / Hearts
here's my card made with  some of the fabulous DT kit,
This gorgeous Marianne Design stamp was coloured with my distress re-inkers and i added hints of stickles to her dress, I've coloured her too look like a winter wedding but she could be coloured differently to look summery too,
closer view lol

I added a Marianne sentiment stamp too a Doo Hickey tag and finished it off with gorgeous Marianne Design flowers too,
The beautiful lace at the base of my card is again by Marianne designs, wow it's gorgeous!!! and the pearl effect hearts above it are by Marianne Design too,
too keep the look, I distressed my paper edges and machine sewed the top one  too,
Marianne Design - Snojes Married stamp
Marianne Design -Romantic Hearts
Marianne design - paper roses
Marianne design - clear sentiment stamps Wedding/ anniversary
Doo Hickey - So Wrapped lovely tag
Stickles - star dust

Olorosso - seam binding
Liquid pearl - white opal
Go Kreate frilly die
Pearl string - the ribbon girl
top stitch thread - the ribbon girl
Joy crafts - doily die
Spellbinders - Floral ovals die

challenges
Simon wednesday challenge - hearts
Crafty little fairies - love
A creative romance - show us some love

So go  check out the gorgeous goodies Nikki has in her shop, but be warned you may be there a while lol
Hugs Liz xx



Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Love is

My super duper exciting news!!!!
The lovely Teresa over at Crafts and Me asked me to be part of her Fabby DT, two seconds after reading it I replied, Yes of course!!!!
I love the products Teresa sells in her shop as I'm sure you do too, she has some gorgeous digi papers by Michelle Roo that are now available with a 10% discount till the 16th of February if you use the code digi at checkout too, do check them out they are gorgeous!!!
So the challenge we have for you this time is this gorgeous inspiration photo
Gorgeous all shabby chic/ vintage
I used this gorgeous Memories stamp by Janna Prosvirina coloured with my distress re-inkers, I love  her and she was fab to colour,
Papers are by Maja design from Live and Love crafts as is the clock one too,
Flowers are WOC and stash the pearls are from the Ribbon Girl,
Too finish it off I used the fantastic Honeycomb soft board by Dutch Doobadoo again 478.007.001 and the burlap mask art 470.715.006 with some home made 3D paste,
I made a love letter effect by cutting two small sections of the papers down, distressing the edges and using a Tim Holtz pen nib,
Closer view of image,
Full view again,
Do check out the gorgeous products Teresa has in her store, the  exclusive stamps and Digi's are awesome, and check out the other goodies too,

Challenges,
A creative romance - show us some love
Fussy and Fancy - vintage
Crafty Calendar challenge - Love is all around
ABC challenge -- E is for embellish
Sparkles forum - Show us your new stash

oh and now for some other utter fabby news!!!! I have been asked to be a GDT for Bunny Zoe's for three months, how awesome is that too!!!
thanks  so much for asking me girls, so excited!!!!!!!!!!

Happy Crafting!!!
Hugs Liz xx