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Friday, 15 December 2017

Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge

Happy Friday Everyone!
Here today for 
Polkadoodles Challenge
*Anything Goes*
For my New Year project I made a tag using the lovely image January ~ Knowledge is Everything. The sentiment I used is cut down from one from Winnie Winterland collection The flower is a die cut using Flowers 2 . I coloured using Polychromo Pencils and Distress Oxides for the background, flowers and cloud xx

Thursday, 14 December 2017

5 minute cards with Toppers

Happy Thursday Everyone
We all do it don't we? Yes there is always a need for a last minute card, someone forgotten pops up or an unexpected card pops through the door, I am sure I get caught out most years.
So this year I set myself a target 5 minute cards
I had discovered Crafty Ribbons do the most cutest toppers at an absolute amazing price
Check them all out Here

I really can not wait to get my hands on more of these beauties
I simply grabbed a few dies and popped them through my big shot but to be honest you could just use them as they are
So I gathered all my supplies and set the clock....

I dusted round each image with Distress Oxides, die-cut 3 little tags and stamped a sentiment in each and adhered a little string , layed up using foam tags to stick each topper to white card stock (cut at 3.5 x 3.5) , attached my ribbons, and then adhered to coloured card stock (cut at 4.0 x 4.0). I then glues to my 5 x 5 white card blank , attached my tag and a couple of dew drops to each card. I then stopped the clock
I worked on all three cards together and I stopped the clock at 14 minutes and 25 seconds!!
The lush ribbons are from the Christmas Cupcake Collection
and I have used
Christmas Cupcake ~ Happy Christmas Chocolate
Christmas Cupcake ~ Happy Christmas Red
Christmas Cupcake ~ Happy Christmas Turquoise
Thank you for looking

Saturday, 9 December 2017

Winnie is putting up the Christmas Dec's with a little help from her friends

Hope your all having a great weekend
It's been wonderfully busy here today dressing the house for Christmas
and that's exactly what Winnie has been up to with a little help from her friends. 
These little scene is sitting on top of a cupboard now
I have used a few different collections to make this
The papers that the presents are wrapped in are from
Winnie White Christmas **Amazing sale price ATM*

I also used

The ladder, lights and star were cut on my portrait - I was being very clumsy and the ladder took me ages to construct - I am so glad I carried on with it though.
Thank you so much for stopping by today
I would like to enter this into
A Gem of a Challenge ~ Anything Christmas
Crafty Calendar ~ It's Christmas
Brown Sugar ~ Not a card
Jingle Belles ~ Holiday Wrap
Kitty Bee Designs ~ Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft ~ Anything Goes
Thats Crafty ~ Tis the Season
Winter Wonderland ~ Anything Christmas
Animal Friends ~ Must have Animal
Country View Crafts ~ Christmas
Lets Craft and Create ~ Anything christmas

Thank You with Stampin' Unicorns

Happy Saturday to you all
Popping in to share a little set I made using the Wonderful Stampin' Unicorn goodies
If you are watching the shows on Hochanda I have used goodies from the first show for this project
You can now buy them in the Polkadoodles store

I have made a little gift bag with a matching card and here is what I used
Magical Ingredients
Daisy Friends Stamp Kit (Every Stamper needs these)
Itsy Disty Paper Pad (swoonage no more to say)
Sentiment Topper Grab bag (I use these so much)
Magic Sparkles Embellishment Kit (Full of prettiness)
Elegant Nest Die (My fav go to Die set)
The flowers were coloured with Graph'It
Markers and I dusted the edge of the die with Distress ink
Totally in love with these Paper Flowers, so much so I have more on order
Thank you so much for stopping by today
Creative Fingers Challenge ~ Anything Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack ~ Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday ~ Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet ~ Anything Goes
Tic Tac Toe ~Pastel/Patterned Paper/Open
Crafty Creations ~ Anything Goes
Inspire Create Challenges ~ Fancy Fold
The Sisterhood of Crafters ~ Give Thanks

Thursday, 7 December 2017

CoCo Pops Wreath

Happy Thursday to you all
Here today to share with you my first ever wreath
I love the colours of Autumn so that was my aim but also to feel Christmassy

First of all I cut out the circles several times so it was nice and sturdy , I used empty Coco pops cereal boxes ideal for my project
The Ribbon is from the 
I totally adore these Embellies, you get tons of WOW bits n pieces
Once my ribbon was attached I was away stamping tons of different flowers and leafs from different stamp sets, 
Stamp Sets used
I used this set for the leaves, this will be well used I adore them and such a lovely size they were perfect

I then set about painting using Shimmering Watercolour paints, scrunched them up and left to dry
I layered up the flowers using Pinflair glue for depth and popped the leaves in any gaps and there my project was complete 
I really enjoyed making this up and am looking set to make another real soon!
Thanks for stopping by today
I would like to enter this into
Creates and Makes ~ Anything Goes
TTCRD ~ Anything Goes
Crafting from The Heart ~ Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations ~ Winter trees/Flowers
Fab 'n' Funky ~ All tied up

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Big Wheels Keep on Turnin'

Happy Wednesday to you 
Wow these weeks are flying past so very quickly
I've totally lots and lots of Mojo when it comes to crafting I hope it lasts 
so many new ideas and things I want to try and make
I started last week with a penny slider card (new to me), I cut it from a Sil file I loved it so much I decided to make my own to fit a 6 x 6 card
I also found a lack of pennies used as sliders, so I made my own from thick cardboard sandwiched together with a foam pad , works a treat

I have taken 3 main photo's as I liked to follow her on her little adventure.
The stunning image is from Tiddly Inks and is called Big Wheels Keep on Turnin'
She is half way there!!
The papers I have used .....hmmmmm confession time I was in B and M's I love there huge craft section it's perfect for getting my Granddaughter bits and pieces when I found a 12x12 double sided pad £2.99 Bargain so in my trolley it did fall.
When I got it home I realised actually how beautiful it was , such good quality to ....Sooooo I sneaked a few pages ssshhhhh
The flowers were a very old die also cut on one of the sneaked papers lol
With some sparkling gems added
The sentiment was a freebie stamp from a mag.
The lovely ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons
Sheer Puff Dot - Royal
very scrummy
Thank you so much for popping by today
I would like to enter this card into
City Crafter ~ Where did you get that hat
Shopping Our Stash ~ Something that Moves
Crafting from the Heart ~ Anything Goes
Crazy 4 Challenges ~ Colour Something
Simply Papercraft ~ Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps and More ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Creations ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner ~ Anything Goes
Creative Moments ~ Anything Goes

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Hochanda - Lets go Caravaning with Stampin' Unicorns

Happy Tuesday to you all
Hands up who saw the Hochanda Stampin' Unicorn shows on Sunday
I was a little bit sickly so my fellow Unicorns kindly shared some of my makes
We all had great fun prepping for the shows, the goodies we get to play, work with are amazing.
Today I am sharing with you my wagon 
This was cut on my portrait using a sil file
It was actually quite easy to piece together

Now what magical goodies did I use
The paper for the roof *swoons*
(the quality of this paper is soooooo good ~ It held for the roof on its own without any other layering)
I also used a page from
Bits N Pieces (for the numbers for the wagon)
and of course the amazing Embellishent kit
There is an amazing offer on at the moment OMG!!
The Whole collection
Be sure to check this out!!

I also added in 
Some Winters Breath and a Cinnamon Stick as a log for outside the front door - you can find these here
Thank you for looking
I would like to enter this into
A Perfect Time To Craft ~ Anything Goes
Classic Design Team ~ Anything Goes
World Wide Open Design Team ~ Anything Goes
Brown Sugar ~ Not A card