Friday, 30 April 2010

Fly Away

Gee i must be in holiday mode or definetly thinking about it anyway !!!

Had a funny experience this morning took Whisper for a walk on the riverbank (5 mins walk from my house) and she decided that she would rather play with the dog on the other side of the bank, so the minx swam across (something she has never done before) and joined it - leaving me thinking why did i come out with her !!!

For todays card i have followed the :

Sketch Saturday - where they are celebrating their 100th sketch and what a fabby one it is too, as it's just ideal for a large PB stamp.

I had to make the card a 6.5 inch, which is bigger than i would normally do.
Image - Penny Black - Fly Away (the original wooden stamp)
Papers - Not sure i think they are DCWV, as i bought them from a supplier with no name on them
Sentiment - Inkainkado
Buttons - plain and aeroplane - from stash

Thanks for looking, Sam x

Thursday, 29 April 2010

No Peekin' !!!

As the lovely sunny weather has decided to hide behind the clouds today, i thought i would upload a Christams Card !!!!

I am entering it for a couple of challenges :

ABC Christmas Challenge - where this week I is for Ice with an added extra of snowflakes

Christmas Blog Challenge - where Anything Goes

Sunday Sketch and Stamp - I've followed sketch No5

Docrafts - Snoflakes weekly Christmas Card challenge - week 17

Image - Penny Black - No Peekin' Snowman
Papers - Cosmo Cricket -  Jolly by Golly, (there are snowflakes on the green paper, but it doesn't look like it shows up very well)
Sentiment - Penny Black - Crystalline Transparent Set
Pearl Brads - Stash

Thanks for looking, Sam x

Tuesday, 27 April 2010

Workshop and Craft Shopping


I have had a really lovely day today.
This morning i did a workshop with Clair /Valentines, where we used :

Greenhouse Garden stamp set (we did some 2 step stamping)  and
Extra Large Two Step Bird Punch - both products by Stampin Up

then after the workshop we drove to Seaford for lunch and to check out a lovely new craft shop (no relation, just nice to visit somewhere new) 'The Crafty Garden' in Sutton Road.

Thanks for looking, Sam x

Monday, 26 April 2010

Pink Roses

Good morning, i have just finished the card this morning and am quickly uploading it before i go out. I am entering it for 1 challenges, and that is :

Penny Black Saturday Challenge  - where i had to use : 3 flowers, 2 buttons and a 1 bow (i'm sure my friend Clair /Valentine had a good giggle as she knows i'm not good (to say the least a tying bows !!!)

Image : Penny Black - taken from the transparent set 'Piece Of My Heart'
Papers - K & Co - Super K by Tim Coffey
Flowers - X-cut / Papermania flower punch
Ribbon, gems, buttons from stash

Thanks for looking, Sam x

Saturday, 24 April 2010

A Couple Of Thank Yous

As i was in a rush yesterday to get my Saturday Penny Black Challenge loaded and registered, before it shut, i forgot to thank a couple of people for helping me out with this blog :

The lovely Clair / Valentines for nagging me to get a blog and i finally gave in !!!, but no i won't be converted to Copics - before you think you can start again !!!!

The lovely Sharon / Bonkers About Buttons for all her help and understanding in answering my tireless questions on what to do next !!!, thanks hun.

And finally i guess i had better thank the OH for being so understanding. X

Men will always be boys at heart !!!

I thought i would do something a little different today - a lovely Pink Gem Designs image and i'm entering him for 2 challenges :

 Cards For Men Challenge  - where you had to make a card for a man with a different fold, I have chosen a Joy Fold Card

and the 2nd Challenge is : A Pink Gem Of A Challenge - where you had to make a card for a special birthday - I chose 40th

Image is Pink Gem Designs - Spaceman Jack
Papers - DCWV - All About Boys
Inside card cut with - Labels 8
I've put glossy accents around his space helmet (but i'm not sure how much it shows up on photo)

Thanks for looking, Sam x

Friday, 23 April 2010

Monochromatic Brown

As this is the first card i have put on my blog - it had to be a Penny Black !!! and i have entered a challenge with it.

Image - Mushroom Hedgehog
Papers - Hot Off The Press - Ivory
Sentiment - Woodware - Tiny Phrases
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Forest Branches

Thanks For Looking, Sam x