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Friday, 24 August 2012


Friday again and it sees the start of a new challenge over at Christmas Stampin All Year Long, this week we would like to see your Christmas Creations in Non Traditional Colours, as 50 shades of grey is very topical l have gone for grey with just a hint of blue.  This week we are sponsored by Meljens Designs, they have a lovely selection of Digi Images and have some up for grabs to a lucky winner.
So this is my card for this week

Image from Meljens Designs - Santa's Little Helper
Papers Craft Creations
Coloured with copics and prisma pencils
Sentiment Pink Gem Designs
Ribbon and Glamour Dust

I hope you will join in with the challenge.

Sorry l have not been around visiting any blogs for the last few weeks but have been busy with school holidays and gardening and l am off again on sunday for 2 weeks to florida .- spending the time in the disney parks with my son and leaving hubby at home with a list of to do jobs...
Normality returns on 10th september.
x Susan x

Friday, 17 August 2012

CSAYL Challenge wk24

Happy Friday to you all - my are these summer weeks whizzing by.  Today is the new challenge over at Christmas Stamping All Year Long and we would like to see Background paper you have made yourself, yes l know l can here you all saying Tut Tut Susan where is yours lol, this week l have been rather busy catching up after returning from my lovely cruise to the Fjords of Norway and then getting ready for my next holiday in a weeks time - my son and l are jetting off to Florida to Disneyworld for a couple of weeks of madness around the theme parks and Kennedy Space Centre and some relaxing by the pool time too.

So on with todays project we have used templates by our generous sponsor Adela from l have used the Ornaments template, it is so easy to use and makes a beautiful little gift box/bag.  Adela is offering a prize of templates for a lucky winner too.  Checkout her website here for beautiful templates and much more.

See the Challenge here and l hope you join in.

Ornament Template for Creations By AR
Card/stamps/ink from SU
Snowflake punch, glitter paper.

Thank you for stopping by and for your comments x Susan x

Friday, 10 August 2012

CSAYL Challenge Wk23

This is a sheduled post so hopefully Mr Blogger is behaving....... no he has not behaved and not posted my scheduled post and l am home from my holidays, this challenge is currently running until 16th August.
Today see the start of a new challenge for this week over at Christmas Stampin All Year Long and it is a nice easy one for you -Week 23, Anything Goes - l hope you will all join in the fun.  Hop over to the Challenge Blog for all the details and to see the gorgeous projects made by the design team.
I needed something quick and easy as l am busy with holidays at the mo.

Card Blank Craftwork Cards
Stamp from Stamp Addicts embossed in white
Embossing folder, ribbon and stickles

Thank you for stopping by and your comments are always appreciated x Susan x

Sunday, 5 August 2012

August challenge Penny Black and More @ Allsorts

Hopefully Mr Blogger is behaving himself and has posted this post which l have scheduled while l am away cruising the Fjords in Norway,  for my first holiday of the summer and l am so ready for it.

Today is the new start of the August challenge over at Penny Black and More @ Allsorts and this month we would like to see you creations with Whisker and/ or Wings. You can use any stamp except Digi, but for an extra chance of winning a prize from Penny Black you will need to use a Penny Black stamp or Stickaroo.

As usual the Design Team have some gorgeous creations and inspirations to share with you, hop over to the challenge blog to see them here. No Digi's Please

This month we are sponsored by:-
Flonz Crafts who have some gorgeous stamps - you will see we have all used at least one on our cards.
Penny Black
Sir Stampalot
Joanna Sheen
Crafts U Love

What great sponsors all offering lovely prizes - wonder if l can enter lol x

 Stamp _ Penny Black Bee Costume
Coloured with copics and prisma pencils
Flonz Stamps - Corner, Central border and Grass border
Papers - Papermania Capsule Lemon Sorbet  & Kraft Card
Ribbon, stickles and glamour dust.

Thank you for stopping by and your comments are always appreciated x Susan x

Friday, 3 August 2012

CSAYL wk 22

This post was scheduled for the 3rd August but Mr Blogger has not posted it Grrrrrrrrrr.... so l am sharing it with you any way.   Yes it is that time of the week again Friday and this weeks challenge over at Christmas Stampin all Year Long and this weeks challenge is all about 3's . Just go for it with 3 of anything -
I have 3 papers, 3 ribbons, 3 snowflakes, 3 dew drops, 3 sentiments with 3 brads.
 Challenge would now be closed.
This week we are sponsored by Digi Doodles and you can view them here with the chance for 3 lucky winners to choose an image each.

Pop over to the challenge blog here to check out the details and see all the great projects from the design team who have all used images from Digi Doodle Shop

Fingers crossed Mr Blogger has done his job and posted this as l am on my way to Southampton to float away for a week - back soon.

Digi Image Elf and Train from Digi Doodle
Coloured with copics
Papers - Dovecraft Jolly Christmas
snowflake punch, nestie circles
dew drops, ribbons, brads, glamour dust.

Thank you for stopping by and hope you will join us x Susan x