Monday, 24 October 2016


Hi Everyone

I thought I'd have a play with a stamp I bought and never used.  It was one of those "see it, must have it" ones and then you don't use it.  I have a few of those!

This one is Botanical Bunch from WPlus9.  I heat embossed it in white onto watercolour card and then coloured in with watercolour pencils.

It was supposed to be in a stitched rectangle but because I wasn't paying attention it somehow didn't all get cut out properly and when I tried to put it through the machine again it wasn't lined up correctly so it's turned out smaller than originally planned.  I inked around the edges of the watercolour card and then layered up with yellow and placed onto paper from Nitwit Collections called Flowershoppe. The sentiment has been stamped in silver metallic.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

The Flower Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything goes with a twist
Brown Sugar Challenge - Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps & More - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting and for leaving a comment.  I love to read them and it is much appreciated.

Lynne x

Saturday, 22 October 2016


Hi Everyone

I'm happy to see I have had a few new followers recently and would like to thank and also welcome them.  I hope you enjoy my makes.

When I saw the new challenge at Winter Wonderland was for "Frosty" I thought these cards might fit the bill.

They are only 4.5 inches square and I have made a few as they are flat for posting.  They are in blue and white:

and a greeny blue and silver:

The square of paper was cut out with a stitched edge die and then I die cut the snowflake in the centre and placed a piece of silver mirri behind the aperture. I die cut the snowflake again in white glitter card, glued it partly in the hole leaving some of the edges sticking up and then added a little piece of bling.  The continuous sentiment strip is stamped in silver metallic ink and the edges glittered in white. 

I would like to enter the following challenges:

CraftyHazelnut CC 304 - Use a Sentiment
CraftyHazelnut CC Extra - Anything Goes
Craft your Passion 334 - Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T. - Christmas

Thank you for taking the time to visit.  I always love reading your comments and they are much appreciated.

Have a good rest of your weekend.

Lynne x 

Monday, 17 October 2016


Hi Everyone

I hope you all had a good weekend.  I visited Stamp Magic at Doncaster yesterday and bought a few things.  I tried to limit myself and not buy lots as I've done that before and still not used some of the things I've bought!

I have another christmas card to share with you.  This one is quite a simple layout and it's Mr. Snowman from LOTV which I have as a digi image.

I coloured him with copics and used First Edition Christmas Wishes paper.  The holly die cuts are some bought from Ebay earlier in the year.  I've added liquid pearls and diamond glitter glue to the snow and around the sentiment, which is also from LOTV.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

The Sketchy Challenges - Anything Goes
The Ribbon Girl - Any Image 
CCC Digi Creations - Add a bow
TTCRD - Anything Goes
CHN Christmas Challenge 303 - Cute or Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting, I aways love reading your comments and they are much appreciated.

Lynne x 

Monday, 10 October 2016


Hi Everyone

I hope you all had a lovely weekend and did plenty of things you enjoy.  I spent quite a bit of time in the craft room yesterday and managed to finish this card.

Sorry if the picture looks a bit dark.  I had a go with our little camera to try it out.  I think it shows up the details better, but it is dark.

I coloured the LOTV image with copics, which I am enjoying a bit more now.  I suppose the more you practice the easier it gets, but at the moment I do only have a limited number of them to use. The paper is also LOTV, the poinsettia dies are Sue Wilson and the die for the leaf embellishment is Sara Davies, which I glittered along with the fur on the girl's clothing.
It's quite a simple layout, but I didn't seem to have much room for anything else!

I would like to enter the following challenges:

ABC Christmas - T for two (2 flowers, 2 dp)
Inky Chicks - Animals
Crafty hazelnut CC Extra - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes

I am also entering the LOTV Facebook challenge.

Thank you for visiting and I love reading your comments.

Lynne x

Monday, 3 October 2016


Hi Everyone

I know I said in my last post that I might make a birthday card next, but after seeing the new release of Sylvia Zet images, I decided to make a start on family christmas cards, so I purchased this cute snowman and coloured him with copics to match the Woodland Wishes paper from LOTV. This is a 7" square card as a 6" didn't seem quite big enough.

The light was a bit bright when I took the photo so hope you can see it well enough.
I've glittered nearly everything in sight but it doesn't show very well.  The snow, the lacy edge on the bottom, the snowflake border around the top (half a memory box frostyville wreath) and a few drops of glossy accents around the image were glittered. In fact I think I might have to buy more white glitter soon the way I've been getting through it!  I also added glass glitter to the flowers. Stitched square and stitched rectangle dies were also used and there's also a sweet snowflake embellishment on the ribbon bow, but it doesn't show very well.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

The Ribbon Girl - Card
Noor Design Uk - Cas or Fussy and Fancy
Sketchy Challenges - Add some Bling
Fussy and Fancy Friday - Favourite Things (die cuts, flowers and glitter)
Crafty Ribbons -  Use ribbon or lace
SSS Weds - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting and leaving your comments which I love to read.

Lynne x


Wednesday, 21 September 2016


Hi Everyone

Something of a change from christmas cards today.  My daughter will soon be in need of a new baby card for a friend and as they know it's a girl I thought I'd make a pretty pink one.

I've used a pre-coloured LOTV image as I bought quite a few when I started crafting and need to use some up. The lacy doily die is from Joy Crafts, the flowers from Noor Design and WOC and the sentiment tags from LOTV.

I enjoyed making this and am pleased with the way it turned out.  Maybe go onto birthday cards next as I think I've overdone it with christmas ones, we'll see.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Noor Design - Flowers and lace
In the Pink - Photo inspiration
Ribbon Girl - Any image
Fab n Funky - Ribbon/lace
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting.  I always love reading your encouraging comments.

Lynne x

Sunday, 18 September 2016


Hi Everyone

I hope you have had a good weekend.  The weather was not so good here yesterday so I managed to finish another Christmas card, sweet little singing Penny black mice which I recently purchased on Ebay.

I've coloured them with copics and added liquid pearls and glitter.  The frame is called Frosted frame from Apple Blossom, but I can't remember the make of the snowflake die I'm afraid. Pearls and ribbon were added to finish off and also some wink of stella on the frame.  The colours haven't come out that well on the photo, but it does look a lot nicer in real life.  I haven't added a sentiment as I didn't have one that looked right wherever I placed it.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

ABC Challenge - Pearls
Winter Wonderland - Christmas dies
Christmas at Sweet Stampin - Christmas die cuts
ATSM - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting, I love reading your comments and they are much appreciated.

Lynne x