Monday, 25 January 2010

Polkadoodles -orange and red



I had another hectic week this week , but this time something good has come out of it . My daughter has decided to move in with her boyfriend so there was a nice sized bedroom going begging ! Needless to say i dived straight in there and baggsed it for myself- so now i have a lovely new craft room . mind you i had to do all of the removals, and i did nt realise just how much paper i have !
I only just have the pc set back up again so i need to get straight back on to it.
Apologies, I have been a bit neglectful in my DT duties this week , as my PC was out of action for the best part of the week , I was forced to use the dodgy laptop that is so slow i nearly threw it up the wall a number of times . coupled with the broken N key i could nt possibly comment on all of the lovely projects that have been entered into the challlenges.

The challenge this week at polkadoodles is to use a sketch cleverly designed by our doodle dolly Enfys , we have also been asked to use any of polkadoodles cds and the colour scheme of red and orange. Here is my interpretation of that sketch
I used the sugar birdies and candy doodles cds and coloured my polly doodle with promarkers

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

A busy busy week . . .





I have had a really strange week , it has been full of ups and downs , family dramas and being offered another exciting Dt position , I dont really know yet whether i am coming or going !
In between these highs and lows there was the occassional lull where i managed to get a chance to make some of the many cards on my list . here are just a few of them ....

Sunday, 10 January 2010

My cards were on the telly !




I have just seen my cards on the telly ! , i am on the design team for POLKADOODLES and i had made some samples to promote the latest CD -"love and Cherish".Nikky Hall was on create and craft tv this morning to show off the cd and i saw some of my creations on the screen .The camera man lingered over my first one for quite a while and then i caught fleeting glances of a couple more . Later the presenter asked Nikky if one of mine was her's and she said yes-"no its not its my mum's " shouted my 7 yr old at the tv , i dont mind ,i ll take it as a compliment that she thought she'd made it !

Wednesday, 6 January 2010

polkadoodles challenge no 1


The first challenge of the year for polkadoodles is to use a song title on your card . us polkadoodledollies had to use the BTN cd too .There are some really gorgeous elements on this cd, i particularly like the little owls . I was going to do "owl always love you " by Whitney Hootston !
but i resisted since i used the owls in the last challenge , instead i used the beautiful butterfly from the heritage collection and did "love is like a butterfly"
The cardsdid nt photograph particularly well , you cant see the holographic embossing on the wings or the shape of the card . It has a fold back panel on the front so that you can see the papers on the inside even when the card is closed .i mounted the butterfly on my nesties circles .
i have treated myself to a photographic tent with lighting kit so hopefully i will be able to get some fantastic pictures of my work in the future

Tuesday, 5 January 2010

Are you up for a challenge ?


Christmas is over no more cards to make for a week or two ? how about joining in on a challenge ?
over at lilybootoo the challenge is to make a Valentines Day card - not too difficult so lets see what you can do !
Here is mine