Friday, 27 November 2009

Friday Sketchers #80

Well I have been a busy bee this morning.

I have done all my housework and made my entry for Friday sketchers already.

Papers used are MME
Bazil Basics
Tim Holtz distress inks
Stickles and Ribbon from my stash

What a Yummy sketch too!

That's all today I have to dash to go to work:(

Happy weekend everyone.


Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Two Challenges in One!!!

Friday Sketchers and Just Magnolia

To create this card I used all the scraps in my stash
Tim Holtz distress inks and stickles!
All bought from Running with Scissors (this is my favourite shop in the world!)

For the Just Magnolia challenge the technique was masking and I love the watering can this was leant to me by Tracey thanks hon.xx
It is So nice I will have to buy it myself!!!

For the Friday Sketchers challennge this week the sketch was by Jeanette
the sketch was lovely.

And the winner of last weeks Friday Sketchers was Helena a great big Congratulations to you hon.xx

Last but not least another thank you to Tracey for a wonderful class on Sunday preparing my DDA watch this space......

That's all for tonight thanks for reading.

Nicki. XXX

Thursday, 19 November 2009

Horse Stamp

Here is a quick and simple card I made this morning using another Stamp I received the other day.
This is also a short blog post tonight as I am dashing off to watch I'm a Celeb' Get me out of here, I am so addicted to it. lol!

The Supplies I used are all from my scraps and leftovers.

I must dash, have a lovely eveing.


Wednesday, 18 November 2009

My Lovely Lion Stamp

What a lovely surprise, I received this and a few more lovely stamps in the post yesterday. I couldn't wait to get started and stamp them all out, now all I need to do is colour them in!
Here is the first card that I completed this morning and I love the finished product.

Supplies used:
Stamp (image) by Magnolia.
Sentiment - Candifloss and Marshmellow Clear Stamp Collection.
Bazil basics beige and brown (spotted).
Pattened paper - K & Co Company.
Tim Holtz Distress Inks - Scattered Straw and Vintage Photo.
Stickles- Black.
Punches- Retro flower punch small, medium and large.
Marta Stuart Border punch (round the page).
Flat pearls, ribbon, buttons and brad from my stash.
Distressed edges- Gingerbread ink (Versa Magic).

Everything apart from the lion was bought from my favourite shop Running with Scissors, run by my dear friend Tracey.

I will be back as soon as I have made somemore cards with my other new stamps, watch this space.....

Last but not least, I would like to thank everybody for stopping by and leaving lovely messages.


Friday, 13 November 2009

Friday Sketchers #78

Here is my card for the Friday Sketchers #78

I loved the Sketch.
The papers I have used are all by Bo Bunny
I used flower soft for the fur on Santa's clothes
Brads are making memories
the stamp is Magnolia -Santa hug
I also added some gems and stickles.

Thanks for looking.


Look what I got!!!

Thanks Tracey you made my

Here are the rules:

Pass on the award to 5 people, post a comment on there blog to let them know they have an award, then answer these questions with only one answer!!

1.Where is your cellphone? Table
2.Your hair? Brunette
3.Your mother? Friend
4.Your father? Great
5.Your favourite food? Curry
6.Your dream last night? Nice
7.Your dream/goal? Win!!
8.Your favourite drink? Wine!
9.What room are you in? Lounge
10.Your hobby? Crafting
11.your fear? Spiders
12.Where do ou want to be in 6 years? Rich!!
13.Where were you last night? Home
14.Something that you aren't? Selfish
15.Muffins? Mmmmmmmmm!!!!
16.Wishlist item? Holiday
17.Where did you grow up? Lincolnshire
18.Last thing you did? Eat
19.What are you wearing? PJ's
20.Your TV? mute
21.Your pet's? Cuddlybear
22.Friend's? Lovely
23.Your life? Brilliant
24.Your mood? Happy
25.Missing someone? Husband
26.Vehicle? C2VTR
27.Something you're not wearing? Shoes
28.Your favourite store? Running with Scissors
29.Your favourite colour? Teal
30.When was the last time you laughed? Today
31.Last time you cried? Wednesday
32.Your best friend? Mark
33.One place you go to over and over? Bed
34.Facebook? Yes
35.Favourite place to eat? Home


I am awarding this to:






I hope this works as I have never linked this much to my blog!!

Thanks again Tracey. XXXX

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Friday Sketchers

Here is my First ever competition entry for Friday Sketchers.

The sketch was a challenge. I have only ever done about 4 sketches before, but I absolutely love the finished card and will be entering again.

The papers I have used are scraps left over by My Minds Eye and and a lot of Stickles and Jo Sonja's opal dust.

Thanks for looking.

I promise I will Blog more frequently.