Sunday, 31 May 2009

Penny Black Saturday

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This week over at Penny Black Saturday there is a sketch challenge, i have not joined in for a while as my mil has been very poorly.....but this week i had a spare hour and made this card.
The 2 dog stamps i have used are Butterfly Surprise and Star Struck.
Backing paper is Basic Grey Eva
coloured with Promarkers
Prima flowers
buttons from stash
Penny Black sentiment.
Woodware punch for leaves.

Thanks for stopping by
Lisa xxx

Thursday, 28 May 2009

Another for Promarker Challenge

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Here is another card i have made for the Passion for Promarkers challenge.
I so do not do these colours but for some funny reason i wanted to make a blue card.....and there is no distressing or faux stitching anywhere!!! must be coming down with something lol
Recipe is
Papermania backing paper
Whiff of joy stamp
Penny Black sentiment
For skin areas Satin and Blush
For hair Vanilla, Apricot and Spice
for dress Cool Aqua
For shoes Cinnamon
For flower Lemon
And lastly for the shadow around image Pastel Blue.
Ribbon and flowers from stash.

Thanks for stopping by
Lisa xxx

Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Stampin Up!

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Now I like a lot of stampin up stuff......mainly the words sets, but as soon as i saw this set i had to have it :-)
It just an easy stamp to pick for an awkward male !!!!
Promarkers to colour everything and the rest from my stash.
Thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

Blog award

The lovely Mandy over at Made by Mandy has given me this lovely award, there are a few requirements to accepting this award and they are;
1, I must thank the person who gave me the award and i have to list there blog and link it.
2, I must list 10 honest things about me.
which are

1, I have been married to my best friend Rob for nearly fourteen years.
2, I have 2 brothers and a sister.
3, I have 2 wonderful nephews and 2 beautiful nieces.
4, I am unable to have children of my own.
5, I have been overweight forever.
6, I am addicted to pretty paper lol
7, I am a very untidy crafter!!!
8, I love chocolate....the reason for answer number 5 :-)
9, I have size 10 feet (yes you read it right size 10)
10, and finally but most importantly I love my mum more than anything.

now 3, i have to post the award on my blog.....done
4, now this is tricky i have to name 7 people and link to there blogs.
But what i will have to do is pass this award to everyone who passes by my blog, and once again thank you Mandy for your kindness and i would send it back if i could xxxxx

Passion for Promarkers

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This is there first challenge, and the sponsorship they have for this week is fab so run and check it out you will not be disappointed (link on right of blog).
So for this card i have used a whiff of joy stamp, called girl with hot chocolate she is coloured with
for her hair, vanilla, Apricot and spice.
for her clothes pastel pink, blossom, cornflower, blue pearl.
Mug, gold and pumpkin
face, satin and blush
Flowers and paper from my stash.....those are brads in the middle of my buttons which are also from my stash.

Thanks for stopping by, and i hope for a better picture next time as they light here is naff!!!!
Lisa xxx

Monday, 25 May 2009

Bank Holiday

Just popped on to wish you a nice bank holiday Monday, i am still at my friends house but all packed up ready to go home :-(((((
But i will be reunited with my crafty stash lol
see you soon xxxx

Thursday, 21 May 2009

Cute card Thursday

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The challenge this week is "A Sporting Chance" so i dug out a PB Christmas stamp can you believe, they were in a pack for the 12 days of christmas, and i have used a lot of them all through this year so what can i say but a Penny Black stamp is not just for christmas !!!! lol
I have coloured with my Promarkers, and i have layered up with my nesties and the rest is from my stash the flower being off a birthday card sent me a couple of years ago lol

Thanks for stopping by !!!

New Blog

Well there is a new blog started up for promarker lovers, and yes i am one of them lol (link on right hand side of page)
So i had to make a liitle purchase of markers to make sure i have all the colours for the coming four challenges which are on a Tuesday:-)))))
This will mean i can up my promarker tally slowly lol and use some colours i would not have tried, so run along and check out the site xx

Sunday, 17 May 2009

cards for the boys!

Now i know this is unusual but i like making men's cards!!! They can be murky and grungy and they look ok lol
So i made these a couple of weeks ago. The bottom one is using a new stamp from Whiff of Joy.
And as always coloured with my promarkers lol

Wednesday, 13 May 2009


I was inspired to make these 2 cards by the new magazine i posted earlier, it's a lonng time since i made a card with out any images on them....quick and easy !!!
All the chipboard came from a QVC kits yonks ago.

New magazine

There are a couple of new mags on the market this one and one for scrapbooking, and i like them.....might even start my scrapping again lol
Modern creative cards and very little advertising !!!!!

Sunday, 10 May 2009

Been a while !!

Sorry it's been a while since i posted but mil has been very poorly and she has been our main focus what with hospital visits etc, but i hope to start posting again on a regular basis!
On the forum i go on this weeks friday challenge was to use a duck on your card, so i coloured up this stamp i have had with my promarkers and made this card, will put a sentiment on when i am ready to send it.

Thanks for looking Lisa xx