Thursday, December 31, 2009

Sketch #11

Can you believe I have finished sketch 11 already!! I only posted sketch 10 earlier today hehe. As soon as I saw sketch 11 I new exactly what papers and stamp I wanted to use!! I lurve this sketch :) I seriously cant believe we are up to sketch 11 tomorrow will be sketch 12 and thats it!!! There is sooo much fun stuff and releases happening over at TGF & club Anya & friends tomorrow, I cant wait to see it all and play with some more fun challenges. Anyway here is sketch 11 and my card with Fairy Ava {I think} lol.

Do you love the ticket stamp? Its from stamping bella you get a set of 3 this is the baby set I also got the birthday set!

Guest DT for Susie Sassy Challenge #5 friends old and new! & Sketch 5

Happy New Years day!! I cant believe its the 1st of January 2010!! So anyway Im a guest DT for susies sassy challenges for this challenge and the next one. I was sooo stoked about this, as I have never been a guest for anything lol. The challenge for this week is Friends.....old & new. I used sketch 5 of 12 days of sketches for the greeting farm for this challenge card, I think this is my fav of all the sketches I have done so far, I am up to sketch 11, if you scroll down you will see the rest of the sketches. So pop on over to Susies sassy challenge here the prize for this challenge is a guest dt spot!!

Thanks for looking! I hope you all had a lovely safe new years! I rung in the new year with Kell online hehe and watched a Movie with my hubby. Hopeflly will be back later today or tomorrow with the last sketch for TGF sketch 12!!

Sketch #10

OH MY GOSH!! It was already 33 celcius which for you Americans is 91.4 fahrenheit! at 10am!! Its going to be another stinker, aircon has been on since 7am :) So this card is perfect for our sunny Ausssie weather. We are up to sketch 10 of 12 days of sketches with The greeting farm, I flipped the sketch to this.

Thanks for looking, I better jump in the shower and start getting lunch organised for the kids. Time to turn the aircon up too I think heheh. Im that wrapped up in these sketches I almost forgot its new years eve today!!

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

12 days of sketches sketch #9!

Whoo hoo sketch 9!! Finally I made it! I have been working on it since 2pm and its now 5.30pm!!! LOL I made it and took pic and then went ohhh its crap!! I mean it was BAD! So anyway pulled it apart made some adjustments and now I love it! Well maybe not love but I defiantly like it! I was going to show you the other one....but its really quite bad so I dont think I will :) I cant believe we are up to sketch 9 only 3 more sketches to go!! Nooooo. Im a little bit obsessed with the sketches heheh I even have the TGF blog saved on the main screen icon of my iphone so if Im out i can check when new sketch is posted then rush home to start playing hehehe. Anyway I hope you like my take on the sketch!

Some people have been asking what colour distress inks im using so here goes the colours for this card!
Tattered rose, tea dye, weathered wood, faded jeans, milled lavender, dusty concord and black soot. I also used frosted lace stickles which I purchased from the Stamp spot store and the papers are the so jolly magnolia papers from MDU store. TGF stamp is from the TGF online store. Ooh lace is from Mdu too. hehhe I always forget something!!
Cant wait to see sketch 10!!

Monday, December 28, 2009

TGF 12 days of sketches sketch #8

I must be feeling ill or something, 3 posts in one day!!! I tell you I am LOVING this 12 days of sketches with the greeting farm! I think I may even feel lost when it finishes heheh. So anyway onto sketch 8 I loved LOVED this sketch when I saw it but then when I tried to make it into a card it just wasnt happening it was feeling kinda empty. So my bestie Kell said why dont you add some buttons or brads and well what do you know Voila it looks complete! Thanks babe. The greeting farm have got so much exciting stuff happening right now so why dont you pop over here to check it out.

Can't wait to see what sketch 9 is!

Sketch 6 & 7 {12 days of sketches}

Ok so back with sketch 6 & 7 I loved these sketches, I also LOVED sketch 5 which I will show at a later date. Im also loving these Basic grey papers called Origins! They go so beautifully with the distress inks too. Pop over here to check out all the details for the 12 days of sketches if you want to play along.
Sketch 6
Sketch 7

I hope you like, I cant wait to start sketch 8 and share it with you.

Sketch 4

Sketch 4 of 12 days of sketches with the greeting farm! Im having sooo much fun with these sketches! I have also completed sketch 5, 6 & 7 which I will show at a later stage, Im hanging out to see what sketch 8 is!! Anyway I really struggled with this sketch it was defiantly a challenge for me! I have used October afternoon Farm fresh papers and Distress inks to colour my image. I hope you like, I will be back soon with the rest of the sketches.

Saturday, December 26, 2009

12 days of sketches Sketch #3

Well hello! Can somebody plese roll me out of bed I ate & drank too much christmas eve and christms day heheheh. I had a lovely christmas, great food, and great company the kids had a wonderful time, I just love watching their excitement as they open their presents. Today hubby is at work and me and the kids are chilling in our pjs! So anyway I have this next card for sketch 3 of TGF 12 days of sketches. I am having sooo much fun with these sketches, and since Im having a chill out day today I m going to work on the next 2 sketches. Anyway I will show you the sketch and my card then I will tell you my top favs and least favs for Christmas.

So my least fav thing on xmas days was after dinner not being able to fit in plum pudding! hehe
And my most fav moment was dinner fun and lots of laughs with my 2 sisters and our hubby's and 8 children in total! My mum and Dad would have been soo happy to see the 3 of us and all their grandkiddies having a lovely night with lots of yum Food that we prepared. My sister Paula even made pork its was delicious (but still nothing will beat our Dads pork)
I will share some fun family pics once I have uploaded them.

Thursday, December 24, 2009

TGF 12 days of sketches {Sketch 1 & 2} & CCC#71

Splendid stamping with The greeting farm are having a 12 days of sketches challenge, you have until January 3rd to finish all 12 sketches and upload them to the gallery. From entering each challenge you go into a draw to win the entire January TGF release OMG!! I personally love this challenge as I have about 10 or so TGF stamps some that had not even been inked {OMG I KNOW CRAZY} and these challenges are making me use my whole range that I have YAY. Im really enjoying the sketches so far. I will be back tomorrow with sketch 3! Here is sketch 1 & 2. {P.s I flipped sketch 1} I have also entered this into cupcake craft challenge which is Celebrate, and Im celebrating friendships with this first card.

Thanks for looking, I hope you like my first two cards for the 12 days of sketches challenges. I have used MME papers on both cards, flowers from Bizzy Becs, some basic grey buttons and my distress inks to colour.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Last minute shopping!

Kellie over at Magnolia down under store now has gift vouchers!! So why not pop over and purchase that last minute gift you need. The gift vouchers are valid for 12 months, so even though stock is low at the moment, I can promise you Kellie has some exciting new things happening in the store next year. You know it doesnt even have to be a gift for someone else, you could do what Im doing and buy it for yourself heheh so its kinda a way of knowing you will have money to spend when all the new goodies come in the new year :) So dont forget pop over here to get your gift voucher now.
Ho Ho Ho Ho Merry Christmas!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

MDUC # 29, Friday Sketches &

Hellooo! Back again with MDUC next challenge which is to use a magnolia stamp and make it into something else, for example use a xmas stamp but make it a birthday card just like what I have done with mine this week. I also used the Friday sketchers sketch for this weeks card and I have also played with Die cut dreams challenge blog and their theme is glitter me silly!

Hmm looking at my card I think its lacking a bit, maybe needed some more layers? Oh well never mind, I still like it. Make sure you come pop over to MDUC to play along this week has 3 PRIZES!!! yes thats right 3!! a 1st, 2nd & 3rd so make sure you pop over here to check it out!! one of the prizes is the paper pack that I have used on this card GORGEOUS!! Ok off to bed for me, Im super tired! I wont say Merry Christmas yet! As I still have some more to blog over the next couple of days!

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Lots of exciting news to share!

Wow what an exciting few days!! First of all I just found out I won Susies sassy challenge and get to be their guest dt!! WOW WOW Just so you know I have NEVER won any ok I lie lol I just remember winning one of Makeesha's challenges heheh oh and a challenge blog my sister started but i was the only entrant heheheh. So yeh totally stoked about this. Then.... I also noticed Im one of the winners of challenge 43 over at the Pink Elephant OMG!! Yes my head is expanding and my head band will no longer stay on my head. LOL.
So the most exciting news of all is that my best friend just had a baby girl today YAYAYAY. Now your probably wonderind why I have a boy card here heheh well you see I had only made a baby girl card cause I was convinced she was having a girl {The baby girl card won pink elephant} anyway so late lastnight I thought hmm I better make a boy card as a back up. I used these gorgeous magnolia papers which will be available soon at Magnolia Down Under.
And here is my gorgeous stamp available from Magnolia Down Under, this was a present from Kellie for being her Store DT, and for being her bff LOL she gave me the butterfly one, which I will show in the next couple of days. Make sure you pop over to MDU to get your personalised stamps, there are a few designs to choose from. I have used the scallop circle punch and white gel pen on this stamp.
I hope you enjoyed my very long post of exciting news. I still have some more cards to share that I have been creating, So will hopefully get a chance tomorrow or the next day to share them with you. Have a good weekend.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

A few challenges in 1 card :)

Good morning! Finally I have made a card for anya ink challenges, I cant believe they are up to challenge 11 I have been wanting to play along since the 1st one heheh. Anyway this weeks challenge is to use Acetate on your first I thought ok might give this one a miss lol, but then my brain got working and ideas started flowing. I have used this princess Anya isnt she adorable! I have used my distress inks to colour her, and my dsp is sasafrass lass. Check out my croquet {is that how u spell it?} flowers how gorgeous are they!! Alison makes them and I brought some off her at the last camp.....I think I might put my order in for LOTS more. The challenge for cupcake craft challenges is make a 5x5 birthday card, this is going to be my friends little daughter charlettes bday card she is a little princess. Anyone for Anya challenge this week is Bling it on! This anya just screams glitter me dont u think!

The acetate is filling in the die cute shape! Im quite happy how my card turned out, its a bit plainer than I would have liked, my I still like it. My frilly stuff at the bottom just finishes it I think? Thanks Kell im loving my frilly's you gave me.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Some more Xmas cards!

Yes I have been busy busy busy making Christmas cards for friends, my kids teachers etc.. Plus been busy doing last minute stocking fller shopping :) Anyhoo I thought I would give my christmas angel stamp a break hahah and use some others. I love this mouse stamp that I got from Bizzy know the brand has slipped my mind, its 11.30pm and I just cant think hehe, I have a feeling its rachel anne miller? Anyway isnt it adorable! I have used my distress inks to colour and my diamond and red stickles. The papers are MME xmasy ones. This card is going to be for Madi's teacher.

The next two cards are for friends, this is my latest fav xmas angel also from bizzy becs. Isnt she adorable! All my papers are the gorgeous so jolly range from Magnolia down Under store as well as the lace and the distress inks that I use. The digi ticket is from Bizzy becs, its another one of those "borrowed" from Kell hehhehe.
Doesnt she look so beautiful with glitter.! Love love loving her.

I hope you have enoyed looking at my christmas cards I have been busy making. I will be back later tomorrow with my card for Anya Ink challenge.