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Tuesday, February 25

Bithday Time @ Elisabeth Bells World!!

Hello! Hope your all keeping well! I have had one of those fact one of those weeks!! 

Today is the start of the new Elisabeth Bells World Challenge

The theme is ...
Happy Birthday!!

What a easy theme this month! Remember you can use any Elisabeth Bell Stamp/image for a chance to win!
The winner will recive a gorgeous stamp from Elphine House Australia!!

Here is my card using one of Elisabeths images from the Simpler Times Collection!
This cutie is called Tea Time!

I have coloured her with Promarkers and polychomos pencils. I am getting much better with my poly pencils. They are so good for blending and easy to use!

Here is a closer look at the image....

Well thanks for stopping by! I really appreciate all the lovely comments and remember i have some gorgeous Blog Candy up for grabs!
Hope to see your creations over at the Elisabeth Bells World Challenge Blog!

Here are some challenges i would like to enter..

Passion for Promarkers - Make it Digital (used a Digi Image)
Allsorts challenge - Ladies Day!
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes
In the Pink - Pink Plus One.. I have used Pink and Cream only.

Have a geat day!

Friday, February 21

The Digi Bell Blog Hop and New Release!!!

 Welcome to the Digi Bells Blog Hop to celebrate the new release of the fabulous new digi stamp from Elisabeth Bell!

Hello! If you have just came from the super talented Alethea then your on the right road and you will find your next stop down at the bottom of my post! 

If you just came straight here and want to join in with the Blog Hop then pop back the the Digi Bell Blog and you will find the hop order!

Here is our newest addition to the Elisabeth Bell Digital Collection. She is called..

"Going on a Walk" 

To be in for the chance of winning one this gorgeous digis then all you have to do is hop through all the Digi Bells DT Blogs and leave us all a comment then hop back to the Digi Bell Blog and let us know you have completed the hop! We will be giving away 2 digis and the winner chosen at Random from the comments left on the DT's blogs.
You have until the 28th Feb to complete ou hop!

Now head over to Julies Blog to make your way through the hop...Julies creations always blow me away so you wont be dissapointed! 

Remember to leave some love for each of the DT to be in for the chance to win one of these cuties!
Good Luck!

Tuesday, February 18

Emmas Gift for Elphine House Australia!

Hi, Hope your all well! Just a quick post tonight as i am not feeling so great...I have been changing  medication about the past few weeks and cant get right dose...i hope its all worth it! 

Its time for a new challenge at Elphine House Australia!
We had many beautiful entries last month... its great to see all those Elisabeth Bell images come out to play along with us!

This month the challenge theme is ..Make your own background...No Designer Papers!"

I love my designer papers so i was wondering what to make. Well what you see is NOT the card i first made. I had my card just about finished when Carrie came running in and knocked my Spun Sugar Re-Inker all over my desk and some splashed over my card! Laugh or Cry!? i didnt know what to do!!
Carrie looked at me and said in a totally serious voice "Oops...well to be honest Mum..i think that card maybe wasnt you best anyway!!"  What do you say to that!!

So here is my new card...which has been approved by Carrie! lol!

I used "Emma's Gift of Love" which you can buy from the Elphine House Australia Store.

She is coloured with Promarkers and Polychromos. 
Dies - Sizzix Thinlet Doily, Spellbinders Beaded and Classic Oval, Memory Box Vivienne, Butterfly Delights, Marianne Design Flourish and Spellbinders D-Lites antastic Flourish Three. The embossing folder is Floral Fantasy.
Flowers from Wild Orchid Craft and Ribbons, Lace, gems etc are all from Hobbycraft.

Here are a few challenges to enter my card into ....

Papertake Weekly - Lovely Layers
City Crafter Challenge - Lace and Flowers
Passion for Promarkers - Shaped Card
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes - Use Flowers

Thanks for stopping by! I hope you can find time to pop over the the Elphine House Challenge blog to check out the other girls creations....they are all gorgeous!


Saturday, February 15

A Beary Big Hug!!

Hi! Hope you have got nice things planned for you weekend!
I have had a busy week with appointments for Carrie and myself so looking forward to a relaxing weekend.

I am here with a card that i made just for the fun of it...
This stamp is another of my old favourites from Elisabeth Bell. She is called "Beary Big Hugs" and was a Belles n Whistles stamp.

I have coloured her with Promarkers but a lot of the shading and colouring was done using my Polychromos Pencils. I love these pencils, they blend so well. They are quite expensive but i just add to my collection by buying a couple each time i am at the local craft store. 

Image - Elisabeth Bell coloured with Promarkers and Polychromos Pencils stamped with Memento Ink
Papers - A mix of left over papers from Classic Calico, Pink Paislee Secret Crush and Authentique Sweetness. 
Dies - Spellbinders - Beaded Oval, Classic Oval, Grand Label 1, Love Locket.
Silhouette Windy Flourish and Memory box Butterfly Delights.
Embellishments - Flowers from Wild Orchid Craft. Tulle, Lace and button from Hobbycraft and Pearls from 
Sentiment is from Personal Impressions

Here are a few challenge to enter my card into...

In The Pink - Pink Love/Valentines
Deep Ocean Challenges - Love is all Around 
Brown Sugar - Dies/Punches
Savvy Handmade Cards - Love- I love my of my all time favourites!!

Well thats me away to get organised...i never even made a card today and my desk is a mess again!! 
Hope you have a great weekend and thanks, as always, for stopping by and having a look at my creation!


Tuesday, February 4

Lil Lilian in Pink!!

Hi, Hope everyone has had a lovely week so far! 
I am just dropping by with my card that i made for The Digi Bells Blog today!

I have used the gorgeous Li'l Lillian from the amazing Digital Collections from Elisabeth Bell! 

I am sure you will all agree that this gorgeous image relates to everyone at some point in their lives, whether its memories from painting when you were a child or a memory of a time shared with your own children or grandchildren! It can also be used for any occasion!

Here is my card...and again i am using Pink and Grey...i have a thing about that colour combo at the moment!

I have used Promarkers and Polychromos to colour the image.
Papers are Secret Crush from Pink Paislee and Be Mine from Echo Park!
Dies - Marianne Doily, Martha Stewart Cicle Cutter.
Embellishements - Flowers from Wild Orchid Craft. Both kinds of Lace from Hobbycraft. Beads on the pin i made aswell as the gems are also from Hobbycraft. Feathers are from Country Baskets.

Here is a closer image....not sure why she looks so orange in this...not a great picture!

Thanks for stopping by! I hope you can find time to stop by The Digi Bell Blog as we have got inspiration being posted every day. There is also still lots of time to enter the Elisabeth Bells World Challenge!

Here are a couple of challenges that i have entered with this card...

In the Pink - Diecuts/and or Punches
Craft-Dee Bowz - Anything Goes with Handmade bow
Digi Makeover Challenge - Anything Goes with a Digi Stamp

Have a great day, or night, depending on where you may be!!

Sunday, February 2

Crafty Calendar Challenge - Love is all around!!

Hello! I hope your having a great weekend! Its really cold here today...but still no snow! I must admit i do love the snow...its so beautiful. David reckons that i wouldnt like it so much if i had to drive in it. We live at the bottom of a small village set on a hill and only way out is up!! This means when the snow arrives everyone has to park their cars up at the top of the village and walk up the hill. 

Anyway here is my card for the Crafty Calendar Challenge that is now up and running!
The theme is "Love is all Around" and the sponsor this month is the very talented Hannah Lynn Art and Design. The prize is a 5x7 print of your own choice from the store!!!

Here is my card using Ladybug Love Digistamp coloued with Promarkers and Polychromos Pencils. I have just started using the Poly Pencils and they are fab! Still in need of pactice though. 

Image coloured with Promarkers and Polychomos (blended with Sansodor)
Papers - Pink Paislee Secret Crush
Dies - Heart Flourish, Butterfle and Swirl cut from Silhouette Portrait. 
Embellishments - Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts, Lace and Tulle from Hobbycraft and White Pearls from County Baskets and Tim Holtz Distress Glitters.

Here are a few challenges i would love to enter my card into..
Crafts and Me - Use a Heart - ( i have used a heart die and hearts on my papers)
Digi Galore - Valentine
Live and Love Cafts - Love and Lace
Colour Me Creative - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Well i am away to get my craft desk organised and have a relaxing day...well thats the plan anyway!
Thanks for stopping by and for all the lovely comments you leave each is really appreciated!