Sunday, 26 August 2012

pretty in pink!

Good afternoon me lovelies!!
Well it's a glorious sunny day here in bonny Scotland! and him indoors is making a BBQ this afternoon, he's even made hand-made burgers!! yumm so much nicer than shop bought ones!! he's a much better cook than me (just don't tell him for gooness sake!! Lol)
well over at Totally Tilda this fortnights challenge is to make a bookmark! Sadly this will be my last challenge for the team as I decided not to re-apply for a place, it just felt like the right time for a change :-)
this is the first corner bookmark I have made and was really happy with it I followed the fab tutorial over at split coast stampers here . I have used mini Beautiful Tilda! I really think this image is my all time fav (today anyway!!! Lol!!)  and was the first mini  that I bought! I have coloured her with my Copics, and the DP's are magnolia! the ribbon is seam binding from WOC.
The challenges I would like to enter are: 
Tilda's Town - anything goes
Lovely hanglar/magnolia only - favourite image 
divas by design - anything goes
moving along with the times - shape up , anything but square
C.R.A.F.T. challenge - Fairies
in the pink challenge - things with wings
Well hope you all have a fab rest of the day! I know I will!! yumm!!
Warmest huggles
Jacqui xx

Monday, 20 August 2012

songbird challenge - over the rainbow

Mornin' songbirds!!
Wow challenge 2 already! this year is just flashing by! next thing it will be christmas!!!.......hey who threw that!! Lol!!
Well this Fortnight over at Songbird challenges our song inspiration for you is "over the Rainbow!" So we would like you see your bright multi coloured creations!
Sun-glasses on!
our sponsor this fortnight is pink cat studio, I was lucky enough to win some of these fab digi's in a challenge a while ago and thought this image would be perfect! I have coloured with my copics as ever, the papers are echo pack payground and the sentiment is stamping bella.
please pop on over to the  songbird challlenge blog and check out my talented teamies cards for some fab inspiration and play along with the new challenge on the block!! with so many challenge blogs closing at the mo we really need great peeps like our laura!
the challenges i would like to enter are:
Stamptacular sunday challenge -  lets hear it for the girls
totally papercrafts -inspired by a song  - hey big spender!!
how perfect both challenges are song inspired!!
Have a great week!
Jacqui P x

Saturday, 18 August 2012

A simply Betty birthday

Good afternoon peeps!
Every time I have a DT post I promise myself next time I am going to prepare at least the day before!! and yet every time I crawl out of bed bleary eyed and think oooh bugger I forgot to write up my post!!! Lol!
and then to add insult to injury I keep getting headaches on Saturday mornings! Whats that about?!?!?! I don't drink, so it's not a hangover!! but about 3 out of 4 Saturdays I wake up with a headache!!! strange!!!
Anyhoo today I have one card for 2 challenges!!
This is my first simly  Betty digi and certainly not goining to be my last!! I really enjoyed colouing this beauty in! mind you I think I took over an hour on her hair!! I coloured her in with my trusty copics the papers are Basic grey sugar Rush, the sentiment is LOTV and butterfly and ribbon from stash!
So over at Basic Grey challenges this week we would love to see your creations using basic grey products and our theme is Anything goes!!! easy eh!!
And over at Craft your Days away we have a rather sad farewell challenge! I will really miss working with this talented team of lovely ladies, and our theme...  yes you guessed it Anything goes!!
the challenges I would like to enter are:
Totally papercrafts - inspired by a song (happy birthday)
Card making mamas - try something new (simply Betty Digi? hope that's ok!)

Well that's all from me today
Jacqui xx

Sunday, 12 August 2012

Feeling Krafty?

Good afternoon lovely peeps!!
This time over at Totally Tilda we would love to see your fab Tilda creations using Kraft card!
I have used one of my all time fav Tilda's "beautiful Tilda" I have coloured her with a mix of copics and prisma's this was my first attempt on kraft and I rather Likey! I think I will be trying again! the heart tag is a lovely do-hickey die by magnolia, and I stamped some magnolia butterflies on it, and coloured with the same coloured prismas as the wee butterfly.  The DP's are 1st edition love letters, flowers are WOC and the ribbon and charm are from my stash!
the challenges I would like to enter are:
Midweek Magnolias - 2 dies/punches 
 Papertake weekly - anything goes
simon says stamp - bingo (top line)
cute card thursday - tag you're it
sweet stampin challenge - things with wings
dream valley - dies cuts and and punches
joanna sheen challenge - try something new (colouring on kraft!)
Well have a great day!
Jacqui xx

Monday, 6 August 2012

Wooo Hooo Songbird challenge has lift off!!!!

Good morning Peeps!
Woo Hoo! Today is the Day!!! the first Songbird challenge starts today!
We Really hope you will join us regularly as we have some fab sponsors, Laura really has done a great job setting everything up! thank you for letting me be a part of the team Laura!!
Our first sponsor is Meljens Designs and and our first song title..... Anything goes!!! so a nice easy one to start with!! I decided to go for my new fav style CAS, Not entirely happy with this card, I think I wanted it to be sooo perfect for the first challenge I psyched myself out a little! although I have to say this card looks so much better in the flesh! there is oodles of glitter on the dandylion and around the fairy! the image is of course a Meljen design, coloured with my copics, and the papers are stampin' up, the sentiment is a kraftin kimmie
So please pop on over to check out the fab inspiration by my talented teamies here:
The challenges I would like to enter are:
Cute card thursday - clean and simple
Stampavie and more - Birthday
Have a great day my sweets!
Jacqui P x

Saturday, 4 August 2012

A Tasty Twosome!! And a little Redemption!!!

Good Afternoon all!
I never quite know when I get 2 DT challenges on the same day whether to do 2 posts or a double! 
so Today I have gone with a double! 
Well after lasts week's poor attemp at a card, I think my mojo is returning!  I actually really like both my cards today!! Woo Hooo!!! so hopefully a little redemption for my last effort!
Firstly over at Basic Grey challenges we have gone for the theme of Bright and Bold colours!!!
Hmmmm think I got that theme covered!! Lol!! I love the way this card turned out!! and I am really chuffed with my colouring for once! 

this is Krista smith/ Saturated canary image Circus Trixie, she is coloured with my copics, and the papers are Basic grey June bug, I added the little tartan corner because Logan loved the paper and I think it goes great!! the flowers are WOC and the mat is a spellbinders die!
The challenges I would like to enter this wee lass into are:
Card Makin Mamas - 1 image 2 papers 3 embellishments(flowers, lace and gems!)
Stamptacular sunday challenge - patterns Galore!
Mariannes Divas - Anything goes and Dt call!
deep ocean - anything goes
My Second DT challenge today is for Craft Your Days away Challenge! our challenge this fortnight is Olympic Dreams, but any sport is ok!
I made this card for one of my hubbies golfing buddies who turned 50!!  And proudly Bugaboo have featured this card on their blog here!! Yaaay me!!! the image is of course bugaboo as is the sentiment! And look silly gus his ball is by his foot!!! Lol!! I have coloured the image with my copics, and the papers are again Basic grey, this time Oxford! I have used glossy accents on his glasses!
The challenges I would like to enter this card into are:
Cute card Thursday - clean and simple
cupcake crafts challenge - Great outdoors 
crafts for etenrity - summer sun
Catch the bug challenge - anything goes (hope I am eligible?)
Well I am off to bed! woke up with a cracking headache today! have been a wet lettuce since mammoth washing challenge last week!! (maybe it was the noxious gasses!!!! ROFL!!)
Have a great Saturday!
Biggest hugs
Jacqui P xx