My Lovely Friends,

Tuesday 30 July 2013

Christmas in July

Hi guys, now as some of you already know I don't really do Christmas till November and even then it's under duress lol, but having said that I've really enjoyed making this for our 
Deep Ocean  challenge of

Christmas in July

our sponsor this time is
Sassy Cheryl's and she has given us a  couple of fab digi's  to work/play with,
 thank you xx

I have printed out this fabby digi image called Christmas package overload, a few times then decoupaged it, after colouring the pieces with my copics,
I can't seem to get out the habit of doing this at the moment, which is driving me mad as it takes forever lol but still it's fun to do he he,

Angled view to hopefully show the layers!
close up view!!

the main card shape is a tag design I made myself and I used papers from  the MME lost and found paper  pad,
the cute ginger bread man in the corner is a fabby new border die I got in my DT package from the lovely Teresa at My Crafty Heart, it's by Memory box and is a long border die but  I just used a little of it on here,
again I've used the gorgeous Noor snowflake edge die and added white shabby embossing powder on the top as I love the effect this gives,

if you like the snowflake edge die I have it at the top of my blog as a mini candy,

hope you'll join us for our Christmas in July challenge, look forward to seeing your creations,

hugs Liz xx

Sunday 28 July 2013

It's Bingo time at Totally Tilda,

Right guys eyes down! at least I think it's what they say, never been to bingo in my life lol,
we have a fab bingo board for you this fortnight for our
Totally Tilda's challenge

Tilda's mid-summer Christmas Bingo challenge

Mine's a full house and I also  added a  shaker  too, lol
my snowflake stamp is in the shaker and is  stamped with a embossing stamp pad then I added white fine detail embossing powder on the top,

look closely and you can just about see them lol
the glitter is in the glitter snowflakes that i bought in a big tub last year, sorry they don't have a name on them, Tilda is coloured with my distress re-inkers and marker pens,
for the embossing I have used shabby white frantage on the gorgeous Noor snowflake edge die that I am soon having as a mini candy on my blog, see the end of this post!
I also added the frantage to a  Noor single snowflake die and a Doo Hickey spruce tree  die too,
Papers are Magnolia and other,
our fabby sponsor again this time is the lovely

Thank you hun xx

Noor snowflake edge die - 6002/2021
 Noor single snowflake die - 6002/2018
white shabby frantage @ MCH
acetate/flowers/ doily/ snowflake charm/ twine - stash
circle and scalloped  circle nesties
Doo Hickey spruce tree die
Pearls - papermania
Magnolia sentiment stamp and Tilda with snowball heart
Lace - LOTV

Magnolia down under - Favourite things/ Tilda's, frantage, distress re-inkers, dies
The ribbon girl - add lace
Simply Magnolia - anything goes
Totally Gorjuss - Christmas in July

looking forward to seeing you gorgeous bingo creations, remember to tell us which line/ lines or full house you've used and of course a Tilda too,

my candy will be on my blog tomorrow, and as mentioned will be a Noor snowflake edge die,

hugs Liz xx

Sunday 21 July 2013

Totally Tilda Midweek DT card

Hi guys, back today with my midweek card for Totally Tilda which of course is Titian Tilda,
(red hair to you and me) lol
for my card this week I've used my copics, now I find copic colouring harder to do than Distress ink colouring so please be kind lol
I knew what I wanted to do with this card but you know when it's one of those days and it takes forever to come together!!! the heat doesn't help either!!!! but no I'm not complaining about it at all, well only a little he he,
I followed the sketch over at CLP, I never seem to do well on sketch challenges but hey you gotta try right!! lol

I fussy cut Tilda out then shaped her and laid her on with Pin Flair glue,

 Magnolia -Summer wedding Tilda ( special moments collection)
Prima pad - Romance novel 
Noor die cut behind image - 6002/0258
Seam binding, Lace, butterflies - stash
Bird cage -  Simon says stamp
Flowers - WOC and other
stickles @ MCH

copics used
Skin - E000, E00, E11, E21
Hair - E21, E08, E13, E19
Greens - G21, G28, G94
Dress and shoes - YR000, YR20, YR21, YR23

CLP - Fabby sketch

Thanks for looking and to all my new followers too, it's great to see you!!
keep those red haired Tilda coming in, we love seeing them,
hugs Liz xx

Ps I may have some candy on my blog soon, so keep a look out lol, xx

Tuesday 16 July 2013

3D Cotton reel

Hi guys, 
over at Deep Ocean our challenge this time is
I'm also  using this for My Crafty Heart DT too,
I was on the last minute making this as with the sunny weather I have been outside and nearly forgot !!
smack my hand lol,
anyway typical me even though I was late I got it into my head to make something different from a card so I made a cotton reel and also decoupaged my stamped image!!!!! so it took me longer to do then ever lol
Now it's proving very hard to photograph too, as to me the base looks smaller than the top but believe me it's not lol,
The image is by Lili of the Valley and is called Rosie Posy, I stamped her out a few times then cut out various sections after colouring, shaped them and laid them back with pin flair glue,
Hopefully you can make out some of the layers,

This is the front view underneath using some of the  gorgeous flowers and gorgeous butterfly dies from MCH

Back view

Close up of Rosie Posy coloured with my copics,

whole view again lol

We are being sponsored by the fabby ribbon girl
Thanks Mary

Rosie Posy - Lili of the valley
flowers Prima serenade blue @ MCH
other -WOC/ Lily of the valley/ and Kort and Gort
Hero arts small pearls @ MCH
Doo Hickey swirl die
Mellisa Frances - C'est la vie paper pad @ MCH
Impression obsession butterflies dies @MCH
lace- stash
Toilet roll for centre of the reel

Totally papercrafts - things with wings

hope you'll join us in our blue challenge over at Deep Ocean,
hugs Liz xx

Sunday 14 July 2013

Titian Tilda

Hi guys, the theme over at Totally Tilda this time is
Titian Tilda
now if your like me you are saying WHAT!!!!
but it's really easy because it means do a Tilda with red hair,
for my card this week I used distress re-inkers
I used antique linen and tattered rose for her red hair, well strawberry blonde! and used this gorgeous new Tilda, isn't she so cute, I distressed the background using milled lavender and pumice stone,
the gorgeous papers are by Pion, so love these Pion papers just can't get enough lol,
As you can see I've used the Noor butterfly edge die again and on the top left corner there is a Mellisa Frances resin corner from MCH,
The memory box tree is lightly frantaged as well as the Doo Hickey fence and the edges of my image in shabby white frantage,
the beautiful butterflies are from a brill new die again from MCH links below,

Impression Obsession butterflies die @ MCH
distress re-inkers
Pion papers Rose and rose ocean
Mellisa Frances resin corner @ MCH
Doo Hickey fence die
Noor butterfly edge die
Hero arts small pearls @ MCH
doily/ lace stash
Flowers - WOC
shabby white frantage @ MCH

Stampavie and more - ribbon or lace
Marvellous Magnolia - anything goes
Tilda's Town - anything goes

we are being sponsored by the fabby
Thank you Mary

 looking forward to seeing your red haired Tildas,
have fun!
hugs Liz xx

Wednesday 10 July 2013

Beautiful butterflies

Hi guys, I'm back today with a card I've made using a gorgeous free digi Beastie butterflies by Sherri Baldy from the Noor Design challenge, the challenge is to make a card using the free digi, thank you I love it! so here it is,
I've taken the picture outside as we are actually having gorgeous weather for once lol,
the image is coloured with distress markers, doesn't she looks so cute sat their on that rock!

I've used a Go Kreate die for the card shape and edged the papers with distress ink in vintage photo,  on some I've  also lightly distressed them,
The beautiful butterfly edge die from Noor is totally gorgeous, I love it!!! and I added a bit of frantage here and there,  I cut up another section of it for the top right too,

closer view of Beastie Butterfly and the wooden ticket from live and love crafts the I frantaged too, do you know I love this stuff! lol, the words say beautiful whisper and I thought that's what the butterflies look like there doing to her lol,
Picture taken inside, which is better? lol

Beastie freebie from Noor challenge
Distress markers
Noor/Joy doily die 6002/0147
Noor/Joy 6002/0251 - Butterfly edge die
Pion papers - pink butterfly and letters - LLC
Pion papers - love song - LLC
Melissa Frances C'est la vie paper  ( for the tag) @ MCH
Prima wooden Tag - LLC
 Bo Bunny - Isabella trinkets @ MCH
Doo Hickey - Bloomy tag die
Doo Hickey - butterfly die
doily/ twine/ pearls  - stash
shabby white frantage  @ MCH

Noor Design  challenge - use free digi to make a card
Live and love crafts - gorgeous sketch

well we finally have summer! yeah
so I'm out i the sunshine while it lasts lol,
catch ya later!
hugs Liz xx

Sunday 7 July 2013

Flower Power

Hi guys, over at Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia the challenge is Flower Power,
we are being sponsored by the fabulous
The Ribbon Girl
Thank you Mary
Now for my card I've used a few roses but also used Tilda with Peony, I made it look like a rose he he, and used some gorgeous new papers from my crafty Heart  which has flowers on too, sorry just seen it's sold out for now
I love this Lyric pad by Prima and so have let the papers do much of the talking as they are so gorgeous I just didn't want to cover them up lol,
The stamp on the left hand side is by Lily of the Valley and again it's coloured with my copics, and I've used a Mellisa Frances corner on the top too,
my camera has a misty spot on the top piccie don't know why lol as you can see I've added a little frantage here and there too,
Behind the stamp is a wooden clock button from live and love crafts and I've frantaged this too,
closer view of Tilda which I fussy cut round after I coloured her, slightly shaped her and layered her on with pin flair glue,
flowers and lace stash
Pearls - Hero Arts @ MCH

copics are the W's and C's again used in my earlier  post  today,lol

A gem of a challenge - lots of layers
7 kids challenge - anything goes with a twist
crafts and me - anything goes
Magnolia down under - shabby

Hope to see you soon,
Ps I've just seen Teresa from MCH is selling Frantage, whoop whoop!
catch ya later!
hugs Liz xx

Lots of Layers at Addicted to stamps

Hi guys, I'm showing you a card I made for two challenges today as I have combined my ATSC card with my midweek for Totally Tilda which is 
Tomboy Tilda, with no pink
Over at ATSC we are having a mini hols so this challenge (lots of layers) will last for 4 weeks and we will have a new challenge on the 4th August,
so onto my card!
I was in a copic mood when I was making this and used my favourite colour combo again,
the papers are from MCH and are from the C'est La Vie pad by Mellisa Frances, I distressed the edges with my scissors a little,
again I've used a few different dies the large doily is by Noor, the clock die by Marianne, and the spikey twiggy thing and flower die  on the left are by Marianne too lol,
the Bingo stamp is again by Noor and has been stamped onto kraft cardstock,

The star fish came for Hobby Craft and the Text stamp is by Magnolia too,
the charms were from the works, and the gorgeous lace is from Live and love crafts,

I stamped a Lily of the Valley verse onto a Doo Hickey  tag die and lightly coloured in the edges with distress ink,

skin- E000- E00- E21- E11
Hair - W0- W1- W3 - W5
Dress and boots - W0 - W1 - W3 - C0 - C1 - C3 - C5
flag pole - E70 - E71 - E74

Stamp and create with Magnolia  - Let's get wet
Tilda's Town - Summer fun
Midweek Magnolias - wishing you were here
ABC challenge - q for quite a few ( lots of layers)

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with,
hugs Liz xx

Thursday 4 July 2013

Tilly in distress ink this time

Hi guys, you may have seen a few posts down a card I made using little Darlings Tilly stamp by the mega talented Krista, wow i love her so much I just had to use her again and this time used Distress re-inkers to colour her, I've made my card for My Crafty Heart DT as this is were I bought her from along with some other gorgeous  goodies that are linked below,

I've used tumbled glass and milled Lavender for the colours as I think they go so well together, 
the papers are from Bo Bunny and fit in fab with the colours,

i also used a Magnolia text stamp on the edges, and machine sewed them too,

will have to check for challenges later as not much time now lol,

Saturated Canary - Celebration

catch ya later
hugs Liz xx

Tuesday 2 July 2013

On the Beach

Hi guys, if only!!!!
the theme for Deep Ocean this time is as my title
 On the beach
if only!!!! it's been cold, rainy and windy here the last few days and it was supposed to be the good before the bad!!!!! yeah right! lol
I've used lots of sand coloured papers to mimic a beach and thought the corrugated card looked like an old weather beaten fence! has it worked ? lol
The freebie image which was on a craft mag  from acid drops and what nots has been coloured with my distress re-inkers, love her swim suit but think those heels would be a nightmare to walk in the sand, he he
I also used  a few  fabby dies as you can see, Listed below!

Image - Acid drops and what nots
postmark stamp - Magnolia
Prima lifetime pad @ MCH
Live laugh love stamp - free with another magazine
Bingo tickets - Noor design
starfish - Hobbycraft
Bikini die - Joy/ Noor crafts
Doily die - Joy/ Noor crafts
Marianne - clock die
distress re-inkers
 Ranger - Picket fence crackle paint
Large flower/ corrugated cardboard  - stash
scissors - to distress edges

Our fabby sponsor this time is
Live and love crafts
so love their stuff

Edited to add, I scheduled this to come on for today when i wrote the post on Sunday,
now as some of you know blogger decided to post it as the 25th of June at a lot earlier time than I said as well, so your guess is as good as mine as to why it posted it when it did he he, but if you've seen a peek of it before that's why  lol,

Well hope you will join us in the fun!
catch ya soon!!
hugs Liz xx