Monday, 29 March 2010

Princess Lily ,

I made this one using Paperdoll dress up , except the dress had to look like the one in the Disney "Princess and the frog" film,- i had to google that !
Out came the promarkers 'cos i could nt find matching paper -Im quite pleased with it  i also used them to colour the little frog .I am going to enter this one in The latest challenge at cricut cardz  they have an open theme this week a long as you use your cricut , this is the first time i have entered one of their challenges - hope they like it !

Friday, 26 March 2010

Polkadoodles challenge no 12

 Happy friday ! I cant believe how quickly this week has gone , maybe because i've had all week off work - back tomorrow though :(

I have managed to catch up on some stuff , some of it boring like housework and children's homework projects but also on some card stuff too
here's my Polkadoodles DT card for this week's challenge-we had to use  a sketch and were restricted to using black and white and one other colour .As i rather like the purple butterfly on the BTN cd, this was my choice . Of course i had to make it as a step card as i'm a bit addicted to them at the mo '!
I could see the stripes on the sketch as the steps to my card  so i just added an embossed border in matching purple card . You can't see it very clearly in the sketch ,but there is added glitter on the wings and gems as the butterflies bodies

Wednesday, 24 March 2010


I'm gutted , i just realised that the deadline to apply for the  I love promarkers DT has passed , Now when i put things on my TO DO list ,I must 'nt forget to look at the list every day .
 I had just been so busy and now the month has nearly gone ,taking the deadline with it - Oh well there's always next time lol
I have joined in with their latest challenge which is to follow the sketch and have some sort of animal on it -( well mine's a chick but thats sort of an animal right ???)
It was such a cutie i could nt resist it !
Its available at Lilyboos boutique  as part of the easter collection
I made it as an easel card using acetate as the background .
Since i just realised i have crossed two challenges for promarkers in the same card i am going to enter it in both !
Passion for promarkers  wants a spring theme and you have to include the animal i mentioned earlier !
I love promarkers has a sketch  with the twist of spots or dots

Tuesday, 23 March 2010

sorry I ve been awol !

 What a week ! it has been absolutely crazy here , I ve redecorated the front room , been up to my eyeballs in card orders (im not complaining ) and a couple of full days at work - i''m really not used to those -lol ,so now i'm knackered !
Ive had baby Sam a few times too , he's just at the stage where he's just about to laugh - he has the biggest smile and the sound is  trying really hard to get there - any day now he will have mastered it  and theres nothing more enjoyable than listening to a baby laugh , I cant wait it will be a  real tonic.

As i have been so busy i did nt get round to my DT cards  but i did  manage to do these two New home cards , one in my new fave style card- the side step   I used some of my old Sizzix dies for the house , tree and grass  and paperdolls for the girl and her baby .
For the other one i dusted off the old cricut  , I needed a thatched cottage  and found one on the disney Happily ever after cart .The family i cut from paper dolls and the various animals from animal kingdom and campout .
The words i used SCAL2  for ,I love this program for cutting words it just makes it so easy and you can cut in any font you have installed -and i have hundreds lol- its much cheaper than carts

Sunday, 14 March 2010


 i was commissioned  to make a few cards for a lady who had had cards from me in the past, i  really like the side stepper cards that seem to be appearing everywhere so i decided to make all of these in the side step style , i hope she likes them

Friday, 12 March 2010


I had to make a large card for one of our guys at work for his 40 th  that was big enough for us all to sign , he loves making and decorating celebration cakes so this cake template on the paper boutique cd from Polkadoodles was perfect .
Even better still it fitted in with this weeks challenge at Polkadoodles  where Fliss has asked us to make a card for a milestone birthday .
I have got some printer issues at the moment and my colours are not printing very brightly so i used the black and white template and used scraps out of my box. All forty candles were cut on the cricut and coloured with promarkers. It took a while to put it all together but it was definitely worth it - he loved it !

Friday, 5 March 2010

Polkadoodle challenge no 9 wings and stamping

Happy friday everybody !,
I had a really horrible customer at work the other day who took great pleasure in shouting at me and humiliating me infront of other customers ,colleagues , my boss and area manager , this lasted for 20 minutes by which time i was a nervous wreck and could nt do the simplest of things ! i did nt get any back up from my boss other than her saying he was an a***hole after he had gone -thanks for nothing ,i had worked that one out already !
It's a gorgeous ,if not a little chilly day here today , i think spring is on its way ! so i am in a happy mood now :)
I have made a little easel card for the latest challenge at Polkadoodles, we want to see what you can come up with using a wings theme and a bit of stamping.I have used papers and toppers from the "sugar birdies cd " and i stamped a little sentiment along the bottom