29 Dec 2014

Sugar and Spice and all things nice.......

Morning :-)

Over at Lia Stampz we have another great challenge http://liastampz.blogspot.co.uk/

Theme: Anything Goes

You don't have to use a Lia Stampz images to play along but we love it when you do.

The prize is:

I made this card using the beautiful Sugar Girl image 

I'm going enter her into the following challenges...

http://thatcraftplaceblog.blogspot.co.uk/2014/12/new-challenge-anything-goes.html Anything Goes
http://www.trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything Goes
http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.co.uk/  Anything Goes
http://creativeknockouts.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything Goes

23 Dec 2014

Last Christmas card of the season :-)


Welcome to another week at Try Stampin' On Tuesdays, this week we have a lovely unique sketch

Optional theme: Friends

This is the card I created:


Backing paper: from Tiger
Digi stamp is available free here: http://freedeariedollsdigistamps.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/cardboard-box-snowman.html - she has loads of amazing and free digi's
Mirror board - Creata.

Hope you all have a lovely Christmas :-)

Lynda xx

I'm going to enter this card into the following challenges - coming soon.

20 Dec 2014

DT call Kenny K.

The amazing Kenny K are having  DT Call woop!!!!

 How do I apply?
  1. Create a post on your crafting platform announcing this DT call;
  2. Present one or a few of your best KennyK creations and link back to here using Mr. Linky below; 
  3. OR share your Facebook post (including your card and our facebook address) on our Facebook page (one OR the other please, not both). 

    It would be a dream to work with digi's like the one I used below, 

    19 Dec 2014

    Don't open until Christmas :-)

    Happy Christmas everyone :-) 

    Over at Brown Sugar Challenges we have another great challenge for you.

    Theme: Christmas 

    Our sponsor is the one and only Sassy Studio Design 

    I used the 'Don't Open Until Christmas Sassy' digi stamp 

    The sentiment stamp is part of the Festive Hollybob 5 collection and can be purchased here
    The background papers are from the forever friend collection. 
    Colored with promarkers 

    Have fun xx 

    Lynda xx 

    I am going to enter this card into the following challenges - coming soon. 

    16 Dec 2014

    Last minute Christmas dash


    It only fitting this close to Christmas that the challenge is: last minute Christmas 

    ! I decided to make a Christmas Card this week using the Work & Play 5 FESTIVE HOLLYBOBS collection, this collection is available on cd here or as an instant download here.  I used the sentiment ticket, papers and digi stamp from this collection. 

    Thanks for taking a look

    Lynda xx

    I am going to enter this card into the following challenges

    http://tuesdaythrowdown.blogspot.co.uk/  Christmas
    http://hjcchallenge.blogspot.ca/ Anything Goes
    http://cardmaniachallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ Christmas
    http://incywincydesigns.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything Goes

    15 Dec 2014

    Sweet 16

    Morning :-)

    The challenge over at Get  is Creative  we have another great challenge for you.

    The Theme: Use The Colors Blue and White or Silver

    Our sponsor is amazing, please check out their shop

    I thought I would have a break from making Christmas card and make a sweet 16th birthday card.


    Image by Lemon Shortbread https://www.etsy.com/listing/172377091/80s-starry-girl-digi-stamp-digital-stamp
    Background paper: Tilda Magnolia
    Star and sweet sentiment are cut using the Silhouette Cameo

    I am going to enter this card into the following challenges

    http://corrosivechallengesbyjanet.blogspot.co.uk/  Anything Goes
    http://elphinehouse.blogspot.co.uk/ Use your favorite colors  (Blue and Grey)
    http://sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything Goes

    9 Dec 2014

    wk 49 - Xmas table/decor

    Hi all,

    Only a couple of weeks until Christmas woohoo!!

    This week a digi Chooseday we have a fun challenge for you, the theme is Christmas Table/decor

    Check out the beautiful collection I used for this projects, its' available on a CD or on instant download. 

    I decided to make a table decoration for when we have our traditional family buffet on Boxing Day. I wanted to make the table pretty so I used the gorgeous papers and the cute Santa digi to create a condiment holder. 

    I hope you like my creation I can wait to see yours 

    Lynda xx 

    I am going to enter this project into the following challenges 

    http://a-crafty-mess.blogspot.co.uk/  Anything Goes: Traditional Christmas colours 
    http://livelaughstamp.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything Christmas or wimter 

    Have a Holly Jolly Christmas

    Happy Christmas :-)

    This week at Try Stampin' On Tuesday we have a great challenge. The sketch to follow is:

    Optional Theme: Joy

    This is the card I created :-) xx


    The digi stamp is a free one by Beccy's Place: she has some other cute freebie's too
    The backing paper is by Penny Black: Madison 
    The sentiment is by From the heart stamps as part of the Holly Jolly Collection. 

    Have a great week :-)

    Lynda xx 

    I would like to enter this card into the following challenges 

    7 Dec 2014

    Birthday with Kenny K

    Morning :-)

    This fortnight at Crafting When We Can we have another great challenge for you.


    Theme: PartyBirthday/Christmas/Any Occasion

    Our sponsor is the one and only Kenny K

    I decided to make a fun, funky birthday card as I think this represents the fresh Kenny K brand. 


    Digi stamp: Kenny K, Present Surprise
    Background paper; Bobunny - Baby Bump collection. 
    The OMG and LOL circles are cut from the Silhouette Cameo 
    I used Creata Black mirror board as an accent.

    Have Fun 

    Lynda xx 

    I am going to enter this card into the following challenges 

    http://seizethebirthday.blogspot.ca/ Anything goes - birthday 

    5 Dec 2014

    #123 Winter

    Hi everyone

    Over at Brown Sugar Challenges we have another great challenge for you.

    Theme: Winter 

    Our brilliant sponsor is Robyn's Fetish


    The prize is 3 digi images of winners choice!

    This is the card I created.


    Digi stamp is called 'Snow days are fun' and can be bought here
    The background papers are by Polkadoodles and they can be downloaded as part of a collection here

    Hope you like it and have fun with this challenge 

    Lynda xx 

    I am going to enter this card into the following challenges

    http://suzysmarty1.blogspot.co.uk/  Completely Christmas: Anything goes with twist ... beginning with S
    http://www.frosteddesigns.blogspot.ca/ Holiday project with no red or green 

    2 Dec 2014

    Week 48: Digi Chooseday-Xmas

    Happy Christmas everyone!!!

    This week at Digi Chooseday our theme is XMAS!! http://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk/

    You don't have to use Polkadoodle products to enter however please check out the collection I used for this project.

    This collection is available  on CD  here  or for instant download here

    This is the card I created using the collection above.


    The sentiment is a tag that a wrapped around a stick to create a flag to frame the corner of the card.

    The beautiful papers which you also get in the collection are mounted on simple plain mirror board.

    I finished the project off by cutting the Holly Leave from one of the backing papers and making a corner flourish.

    Hope you enjoy this weeks challenge :-)

    Lynda xx

    I'm going to enter this card into the following challenges

    PDE Linky Party Christmas
    Cards In Envy  Santa is Coming to Town
    Craft Your Passion Challenges  Christmas Presents
    Through the Purple Haze challenges All about Christmas
    C.R.A.F.T Challenge  Christmas Present
    A Song in your Heart  Song inspiration ' Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas' Whats Christmas without Santa :-) x

    25 Nov 2014

    Count down to Christmas......

    Hi, Welcome to another Chooseday :-)


    The theme this week is: Christmas celebrations. 

    You dont have to use Polkadoodle products to enter however please check out the collection I used for this projects because it's so pretty. 

    I decided to make a project that counts down to the Christmas celebrations :-)


     I used  beautiful papers from the Work & Play Collection 5 FESTIVE HOLLYBOBS Collection you can buy this here  The beautiful Mistletoe digi stamp is from the same collection.

    Cant wait to see your Christmas creations

    Lynda xx

    I am going to enter this project into the following challenges

    Penny;s Paper-Crafty http://pennyschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/Anything Goes
    As you like it Challenge http://asyoulikeitchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Modern or traditional, why? My favorite is traditional colors with a modern, fresh look. It matches mt personality I have traditional values in a modern world.
    A crafty mess http://a-crafty-mess.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything Goes
    Chocolate, Coffee and Cards http://chocolatecoffeecards.blogspot.co.uk/ Your Favorite Holiday (Christmas)

    Wrap up warm snow is coming.......

    At try Stampin' On Tuesdays are optional theme this week is The Snow is Coming

    A view from my window last year when we had snow - so pretty 

    This is the sketch to follow:

    This is the card I created:


    Stamp: Tiddly Inks
    Backing paper: Do-Craft paper pad. 
    Mirror Board: Creata 
    Colored using spectrum Noir's and promarkers (reds) 

    23 Nov 2014

    Happy, Happy News!!!

    I am so honored and excited to announce I've joined an amazing DT team.


    Check out their Etsy store, here is  few examples of the digi stamps you can buy. I think you will agree there amazing.

    You have 6 days to enter our current challenge.


    The theme is: Anything Goes.

    Prize is a $10 gift voucher to spend in store and if you use a LiaStampz Image you get a surprise freebie!!

    Take alook

    Lynda xxx

    Snowman and Friends.

    Not long until Christmas!!! 'it's the most wonderful time of the year' image I sang that lol ...... as long as you don't have to hear me sing that you'll be ok xx

    We have another great challenge at Crafting When We Can


    The theme is Clean and Simple! 

    This is the hardest kind of card for me, luckily our sponsor is so amazing the all it needs it one of their digi's

    Sponsor Random Fan

    This is card I made...

    Coloured using Spectrum Noir 
    The digi stamp is of course by Random Fan, it's called Snowman & Company and can be bought here
    I used Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Jewels: Iced Snow for the snow affect.

    I am going to enter this card into the following challenges

    Cutie Pie Challenge: http://cutiepiechallenge.blogspot.co.uk/  Festive Furry Friends. 
    Party Time Tuesday http://partytimetuesdays.blogspot.ca/ Anything Goes
    Divas By Design http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Let it snow
    4 Crafty Chicks http://www.4craftychicks.blogspot.co.uk/ Make is sparkle

    21 Nov 2014

    Cute little Christmas Robin.

    Not long until Christmas!!!! yay

    It's my favorite time of year!  I'm still like a child at Christmas I think it's because I didn't have a family growing up but I do have one now. I love the carol concerts, the Christmas jumpers, decorating the Christmas tree and well pretty much everything :-)

     To get into the festive spirit (a little early) I decided I better start making the rest of my Christmas cards.


    All papers are digital and are by  Polkadoodles, you can but their Cd's or download them from their website.http://www.polkadoodles.co.uk/
    The Digi stamp is by wee stamps
    Sentiment stamp is from a set by Lindsey Mason designs.
    Coloured using Spectrum Noir's
    Snow affect is Aleene's Glitter snow.

    I'm going to enter this card into the following challenges,

    Open-minded Crafting http://open-mindedcraftingfun.blogspot.ca/  Fowl of any kind. (Little Robin)
    Crafty Calender http://craftycalendarchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ All about Christmas.
    We do Doobaddoo http://wedodoobadoo.blogspot.co.uk/ Christmas

    Cartoon Dog Holding Balloons With a Gift

    Over at Brown Sugar we have another amazing challenge this week. 

    Theme use two or more colours 

    Our sponsor is the one and only Stitchy bear, you can find there amazing designs here

    and this is the card I made


    The digi stamp is called Cartoon Dog Holding Balloons With a Gift and can be bought here

    The backing paper (polka dot) and the sentiment is by Polkadoodles and can be found here on their cd's and in digital form here

    Thanks for looking and enjoy 

    Lynda xx

    I'm going to enter this card into the following challenges,

    The Crafters Cafe http://crafterscafeblogchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/  Anything Goes. 
    Fab and Funky challenges http://fabnfunkychallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ Birthdays.  

    18 Nov 2014

    Week 46: Digi Chooseday - Presents or Gifts.

    Hi all :-) 

    This is my first project for the Digi Chooseday team :-) xx 


    This weeks challenge is: Presents or Gifts 

    You dont have to use Polkadoodle products to enter however please check out the collection I used for this projects because it's so pretty. 

    Work & Play Collection 5 FESTIVE HOLLYBOBS Collection 

    You can find it here  

    This is the project I made:

    I used a cutting file on the Silhouette cameo to cut out the shadow box. Then I made the presents by printing out the beautiful papers from collection onto card and adding ribbon and bows.

    I then coloured the little Elf (so cute!!) image with my new Spectrum Noir Pens and made it into a background.

    The little ticket sentiment is also from the collection so I added this to my project to give it more depth.

    Hope you like it and I look forward to seeing your makes

    Lynda xxx

    I am going to enter this card into the following challenges

    Love to Create http://lovetocreatechallenge.blogspot.co.uk/.   Christmas
    Not Just Cards http://notjustcardschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything Goes
    Without Words http://www.withoutwordschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Preparing for Christmas
    Stamping Sensations http://sirstampalotchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Simply Christmas
    Ribbon Girl http://www.ribbongirls.blogspot.co.uk/ Colour challange RED

    17 Nov 2014

    Get Creative x

    Over at Get Creative challenges we have a great challenge for you this fortnight!!


    The theme is Anything Goes/Use glitter.

    We have a great sponsor.

    The prize is: 2 Sheets of the winners choice

    and this is the card I made

    Hope you have a fantastic week and enjoy the challenge xxx

    I am going to enter this little Princess into the following challenges.

    Everybody Art Challenge  http://everybody-art-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/  Circle on the card
    Party time Tuesdays http://partytimetuesdays.blogspot.ca/ Anything Goes
    Card Mania http://cardmaniachallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ Use a digi
    Squigglefly http://squigglefly.blogspot.co.uk/ Square card

    11 Nov 2014

    Show Respect by saying thankyou xx

    This week at try stampin' the theme is respect so I decided to make a thankyou card :-) using the following sketch,


    Theme: Respect 

    Here's my card


    Digi stamp is by Polly Craft (not closed down) which is such a shame 
    Coloured using my new Spectrum Noirs. 
    All background papers by My Minds Eye. 

    10 Nov 2014

    Exciting news.

    I am excited to announce I made team!!


    I feel so lucky to be picked to work with some of the prettiest digital elements and digi stamps on the market. Please take a look at the online store http://www.polkadoodles.co.uk/

    This is the card I made for the DT call.

    Digi stamp: Hollybobs Card Digi stamp http://www.polkadoodles.co.uk/product_info.php?products_id=6931

    9 Nov 2014

    Use your markers!!

    Over at Crafting When We Can we have a brilliant challenge for you. The theme is ' Use your markers' 

    Our lovely sponsor is the one and only Sassy Studio Design.  

    The Image I used is called: Dark Fairy Sassy 

    This is the card I made.

    I used Promarkers for the main design and used Spectrum Noir to colour around the image x

    7 Nov 2014

    Giving thanks....


    Welcome to another exciting week at Brown Sugar Challenges.


    Our theme is Thanksgiving.

    We have a brilliant sponsor for you, Robyn's Fetish

    The digi stamp I received to play with is called Tom Turkey (he's super cute) you can by it by clicking on the following link http://robynsfetish.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=222

    This is the card I made:

    The paper's I used are from the by My Minds eye: India chic
    The sentiment digi is by Deedee's designs
    Coloured using Spectrum Noirs. 

    Hope you like it and enjoy this weeks challenge 

    Lynda x x