Thank you so much for taking the time out to visit my little part of the world. Please feel free to have a look around and leave me a message. You'll be updated monthly if not sooner as to what I've been up to and see what our amazing Design Team Diva's over at our monthly challenge at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 and see what they have created just for you. Thanks so much for looking at my creations which is a special time just for me.
Hugs to everyone



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Thursday, 14 September 2017


Welcome to my blog and thanks for dropping by.
This week over at Penny Paper Crafty Challenge the theme is
Anything Goes

This week I've used our sponsors images 
Teenager by Lemon Shortbread

As I only have teenage son's it makes me wonder what a teenager daughter would be like as I know my boys are a joy and I don't have all those teenage problems with them.
Girls are very different so I hear.

This week our sponsors is 
Lemon Shortbread

Our lucky winner will be able to pick
3 Digi images from their online store
check it out here.

Don't forget to drop by and see what the other member of the design team have created over at
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge.

Challenges I'm Entering:

10. The Flower Challenge #12 Tic-Tac-Toe *
Embossing- Gems-White

Card Recipe: 

1. Base: White French Linen
2. Coloured Card: Papaya by Kaisercraft card
3. Design Paper: Very old Magnolia Papers

4. Colour Medium: Copics
5. Tools Used

6. Dies Used
My Favourite Things Rectangle Stitched
Spellbinders Scalloped Circles
Spellbinders Classic Circles Large

7. Flower die and My Favourite Things
Tag Die

8. Embellishments:
Flowers from stash, sparkly flowers from flower die and hello from label die

9. Inside and the back of the card.

Take care and enjoy your weekend and happy crafting.

Flower Teapot

Good afternoon and welcome to my blog.  I'm about 24 hours later than I should be posting my card this week, as it's been one of those weeks well here I am anyway and I hope you've all had a great week.
Here's my blue card using our sponsors image this week
Flower Teapot from Bugaboo Stamps

Here's this weeks sketch, one of my originals, I don't know what I was on when I designed this but girls it won't happen again!!!

This week our sponsor is the lovely Jodie Mackrell the owner and illustrator of Bugaboo Stamps

Jodie's Bio

I am a mom of 5 from Saskatchewan, Canada
I have been designing graphics for about 15 years. 
Everything you find here has been drawn by me.
I love to draw and love to see where my designs go and how they are used. 
I find making people smile with my graphics very rewarding!

You can get in touch with me at jodie@bugaboostamps.com should you have any questions or need help with anything.
I also take image requests and love to see how my graphics are used. 
Send me your creations used with Bugaboo images and I can post them in the shop =)

.Enjoy your stay! And thanks for visiting!
I always love to hear from you!


Jodie is offering our luck winner
4 free digi's from her online store.

Don't forget to check out what the rest of the design team have created over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 using Bugaboo Stamps.

Challenges I'm Entering:
10. The Flower Challenge #12 Tic-Tac-Toe *
White-Die Cuts- Blue

Card Recipe:

1. Base: White French Linen
2. Coloured Card: Evening Surf from Bazzill Basic
3. Design Paper: Circles very old scrap and the Blue and White Gingham digi download.

4. Image: Flower Teapot by Bugaboo Stamps
5. Colour Medium: Copics
6. Glossy Accents for the Teapot

7. Tools Used:

8.  Die Cuts Used
Bosskut Flourish
Joy Craft Corner Die
Spellbinders Classic Circle
Spellbinders Petite Scalloped Circle

9. Embellishments: Electric Blue Gems and die cuts.
10. Inside and the back of my card.

Take care and have an enjoyable week.

Thursday, 7 September 2017

Hyacinth Flower

Good morning an welcome to my blog.  Sorry I'm a little late posting my card this week, but I fell asleep in from of the TV.
This weeks theme over at 
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge 
Anything Goes
So let your imagination run wild.

Here is another look at my card with my added embellishments and also a preview of the inside.

This week my sponsor is 
Teri Sherman the owner of 
Delicious Digital Stamps

I love Teri's image especially her flowers and also her
vehicle and fishing images just perfect for a masculine card which are so hard to produce sometimes when you don't have a lot of time to create a card.
This weeks winners prize is
4 Individual images of winners choice
and you can check them out here:

Don't forget to check out what the rest of the design team over at Penny Paper Crafty Challenge have created.

Challenges I'm Entering
                                  8. Cuttlebug Mania Anything Goes/and or die cuts and embossing*         
10. The Flower Challenge #12 Tic-Tac-Toe *
Embossing, Gems, White
Card Recipe:

1. Base: White French Linen card.
2. Coloured Card: Sugar Plum by Bazzill Basic
3. Design Paper: Bo Bunny Summer Garden

4. Image: Hyacinth Flower by Delicious Digital Stamps
5. Colour Medium: Copics

6. Dies Used: 
1. Joy Craft Butterflies
2. Joy Craft Butterfly Boarder
3.  My Favourite Things stitched Rectangles
4. My Favourite Things stitched circles
5. Spellbinders Classic Large Circles
6. My Favourite Things Arched Rectangles
7. Joy Craft Corner Die  

7 . Sentiment: PC generated using Autumn In November Font 

8. Inside and the back of the card.

Take care and happy crafting everyone.

Sunday, 3 September 2017

Happy Father's Day

Today Sunday 3rd September is Father's Day here in New Zealand and Australia.  Here's the card I made for my hubby.  I made a separate one from the boys as it's in traditional Irish colours Orange, Green and White.
I find it so hard to make masculine cards, I don't know why as my house is full of men even the cat. 
Quick peek of the inside. 

Challenges I'm Entering:
(My husbands school colours Green & Blue)
No image only a sentiment

Card Recipe:

1. Base: White French Linen Card
2. Coloured Card: Even Surf By Bazzill
3. Design Papers: Scraps

4. Embellishment: Bow made from gardening twine.
5. Sentiment: PC Generated Font Typewriter and Algerian

6. Embellishment: Copper button and twine.

7. Tools Used:

8. Dies Used:

9.  Inside the card and the sentiment.

Take care wishing you all a wonderful week and happy crafting.