31 Aug 2014

The Princess and The Frog

Growing up I like most little girls I loved the story of the Princess and the Frog. But my mum always said you don't need to kiss a lot of frogs to find a Prince... turns out she was right :-) xx

Here is a cards that is inspired by this story.

I used distress markers to colour the image and finished it off with a few tiny gems.


Stamp the Princess and the Frog: CC designs.
Background Papers: Prima Fairy Rhymes Collection.
Flowers by Wild Orchid Crafts
Distress Ink: Brushed Corduroy
Tab was cut using Silhouette Cameo

I am going to enter this cards into the following Challenges

Crafting At The Weekend DT Call. http://craftingattheweekend.blogspot.co.uk/
Suzy's Bee's Bloomin Challenge Blog: Anything Goes http://suzypantssmarty.blogspot.co.uk/
Creative Corner Challenge: Anything Goes http://creativecornerchallenges.blogspot.de/
Fairytale Stampers: Anything goes  http://www.fairytalestamper.blogspot.de/

Crafting When We Can DT Card: 77# 31st August - Borrow A Sketch

 Morning all :-) xx

I have a very exciting announcement to make this morning. I am now a  member of the Crafting When We Can Design team :-)

Our sponsor this fortnight is Sassy Studio Designs, check them out they have beautiful images :-) x

The theme is  Borrow a Sketch

I borrowed mine from Mojo Monday, it's one of their oldest sketches.


and this is my DT card :-) Hope you like it xx 


The digi stamp is by Sassy Studio designs and is called Goldie Sassy, you can purchase this stamp here http://buysassystudiodesigns.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/goldie-sassy-you-will-get-both-jpeg-and.html

The skirt is made using a Prima flower cut in half finished with gems from HobbyCraft. 

Backing paper is by TCP Studio: girlfriends florish

Thanks for looking 

Lynda xxx 

29 Aug 2014

Brown Sugar DT Card: Challenge #109 - Anything Goes

Morning :-) xx

The theme this week is Anything Goes 

Our sponsor is the brilliant Bugaboo Stamps, please check them out as they have loads of wonderful images to play with.


and here is my DT Card, hope you like it xx


Stamp: Bugaboo digi stamp http://www.bugaboostamps.com/Mouse--big-flower_p_3769.html
Flower Backing paper: KaiserCraft: These Days
Stripped and polka dots backing paper: Papermania Capsule Collection, Pastels
Flowers by Wild Orchid Crafts
Gems, Santa's Workshop

I look forward to seeing your entries this week.

Have Fun :-)

Lynda xx

22 Aug 2014

First Day at School

Well the Summer's almost over.... or never started in the case of the UK, I think we had sun for about two weeks :-) 

This means it's back to school for all the children in our lives. Ive never made a card for this before so thought I would give it a go. 

Here's what I made,


Stamp: La-La Land Crafts, Luka 
Sentiment: LOTV 
Background papers: Basic grey, Life of the Party 
Little note paper are some stickers someone gave me so I'm not sure which company there from. 
The Doily and tab are cut using silhouette cameo 
Mirror Board by Creata 

I am entering this card into the following challenges

Cute Card Thursday:  Back to School http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.co.uk/
Delightful Challenges: School Daze http://delightfulsketches.blogspot.co.uk/
Ruby's rainbow: Back to Schoohttp://rubysrainbow.blogspot.co.uk/

Thanks for taking a look 



19 Aug 2014

Tuesday Morning Sketches #263: Challenge entry

Tuesday Morning Sketches #263

The sketch this week is,


and my entry...


Backing paper: First Edition Paper: New Leaf
Stamp: LOTV
Gems: K&Company: Que Sera Sera
Sentiment stamp: Art Impressions
Colored using Distress Inks: Rusty Hinge, Gathered twigs, Evergreen Bough, Vintage Photo and Forest Moss.

Thankyou very much for looking

Lynda xxx

My baby Noah likes to help me craft :-)

Every night by Cat Noah loves to come and 'help' me craft! ... not sure how helpful he is but he's cute so I let him off :-) xxx

Exciting News - New Challenge Blog

Anything Goes with a Twist. 

I am so lucky to be invited to be a DT member for a new Challenge Blog.

It's due to go live in October so watch this space :-)


Try Stampin' On Tuesday DT Card: Sketch #181

Morning :-) xx

This week at http://trystampinontuesday.blogspot.co.uk/ we have this gorgeous sketch to work with.

The theme is still "Whatever Makes You Happy"

Here's is my creation.

The things that make me happy are friends and cats :-) xx


The stamp is by Nellie Snellen and is called Indian Kitten
Sentiments stamps are from a set  by Trimcraft (Lilliet range)
Backing paper: www.dotsstudio.com Overemotional, Elise Rebel Collection.
I colored the images using distress markers

Hope you like it and I look forward to seeing all your creations for this challenge.

Have a lovely day, happy crafting

Lynda xxx

17 Aug 2014

Only 128 days until Christmas :-)

Afternoon :-)

I love making Christmas cards so today I decided to use one of my favorite stamps by LOTV to make this card :-)

Hope you like it xx


LOTV stamp 
Backing paper: Tulip Linen Paper pad. 
Burlap roll  £0.99p from The Works 
Poinsettia by Hobbycraft 
Mirror board Gold by Creata
Colored using  distress markers 
Textured glitter snow from Duncan Crafts. 

I am entering it into the following challenges, 

3) Winter wonderland Challange blog: Anything goes for xmas http://christmasblogchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/anything-goes-for-xmas.html

Thanks for looking 



15 Aug 2014

Brown suger DT Card #107 - 15th August - Anything Goes

Hi all,

Welcome to my blog :-) 

This is my first ever card for the Brown Sugar design team. I hope you like and it, feel free to leave a comment xx 

 Here's my card,


This gorgeous digi stamp is by the wonderful MilkCoffee. They have so many beautiful designs so please take a look https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MilkCoffee

Background papers are by My Minds eye The Lost and Found Sunshine collection. 

Sentiment stamp is by LOTV 

All the flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts 

Jewels are all by BoBunny Item: JSE427 Serenity Jewels. 

Backing card it Mirror Board by Creata. 

Thankyou so much for taking a look. 

Hope you all have a lovely day and I look forward to seeing all your entries @ Brown Sugar