Tuesday, September 28, 2010

taking a break

OK, so I've been quiet for a while...reason being is my mum who has been having chemotherapy for advanced ovarian cancer has taken a turn for the worst.  We have been told that the chemo is not working & the cancer has spread further into her liver & possibly the bowel also.  There is nothing more the doctors can do about the cancer so it's basically keeping her comfortable & pain free.
It's been a very hectic & exhausting time & as we don't have a time frame, this may continue for a while.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Ippity stamps are here!!!! Woohoo!!

Received a big box of stamps today!! 
Can't wait to play...hmm, just gotta figure out how to create a 27hr day!  Any tips?  ;)

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Playful kittie

After getting extremely excited about finding Sliekje's digi Stamps, I managed to calm myself down enough to take my Copics to this little sweetie...

I'm still learning with my Copics but I'm pretty happy with my results on this one :)

Monday, August 9, 2010

Gorgeous digi stamps!! AND they're FREE!!!

I think I have found THE BEST blog for FREE digi stamps!  If you like adorable images you can colour, then you MUST visit 
Angelique, the artist, has created what I think are some of the most gorgeous images I have ever stumbled across.  I just love her style :)

Saturday, August 7, 2010

One of my absolute favourite stamps...

I've had this Hero Arts Cling stamp for a little while now but only actually stamped it for the first time yesterday, and well, what can I say...I fell in love with it immediately.  I think it's such a striking image.

Another first for me yesterday was getting my hands on some Copic Ciao markers.  I am hooked, although I need a LOT of practice.  I think I'll be spending many hours watching instructional vids on You Tube.

Anyways, as you can see, I didn't want to ruin the image so I coloured I added some sparkle with my Sakuro Stardust gel pen. 

Friday, July 30, 2010

Do you like my Bentley Bears?

Isn't he adorable!
I've only managed to complete stage one so far...hopefully cards won't be too far behind.
These FREE stamps are thanks to the UK 'Cardmaking & Papercraft' magazine, & super thanks to Adam Pescott for designing such a gorgeous little bear.

Prima felt gates

OH MY GOD!! Prima is killing me with all of their new releases!!!  They're gonna send me broke!  I want, no, I NEED a job at Prima!!!

Check out their latest additions...gorgeous :)

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Shimmer Sweet

Came up with this one after trying out a stamping technique with Distress Inks & misting...
(sorry the pic is not the best)

Stamp: Aspects of Design - Butterfly Beauties
Paper: Basic Grey - Kioshi collection
Butterfly from Scrapmatts
And I finished off the shimmer with gel pens & Smooch Spritz.

Kellie's Candy #2 !!!

If you LOVE this Magnolia set as much as I do, go to Kellie's blog for your chance to win it!

Monday, July 19, 2010

Kellie Winnell's Blog Candy!

To celebrate Kellie reaching 550 followers she's got this awesome pile of candy to give away!!
If you want a chance to score this massive stash, check out Kellie's blog for the details.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Could I possibly own any more stamps??? Of course I can...

Oh no!  I've just landed myself in a spot of bother.
Whilst blog hopping I've stumbled upon the Lizzie Anne Designs Monthly Mix I dare??? 

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Get Well Soon

After receiving an adorable (& free!) set of Adam Pescott stamps with my Cardmaking & Papercraft UK magazine, I came up with this little card using Graphic 45 papers.


After purchasing a bunch of Inkadinkadoo Inchies around Christmas, I finally found some time to play with them.
I sprayed the brown backing card with some blue mica powder & water in a Mini Mister.
Then once all assembled, did a light spritz with gold.

switch over

Right, so Typepad was doing my head in so I've switched! I'm still getting used to blogging, but I'm sure I'll get there eventually :)