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Thursday, December 29, 2011

First giveaway by Keren!

Keren Tamir is having a fabulous giveaway from her stash of goodies. So, without further ado, visit her blog and enter her giveaway.

Here are the details:
1. Be a follower of her blog (if you aren't already)
2. Post her giveaway on your blog or on your Facebook page (you can make a new post or put it in the sidebar)
3. Link your post back to her with your FULL NAME by midnight December 31st, 2011 (Canadian Eastern Standard time).

Enter it here.

Monday, December 19, 2011

Candy -- HOLIDAY week.. Dec 19-25th @ Digi My World!

And here we go once again..another week...another chance!! ---but PLEASE make sure you follow the rules...

1- YOU MUST be a follower of her blog here
2- YOU must post on your blog or SHARE the link on your FB page about the Blog Candy we are offering (simply link back to this blog post)
3- You must add her BLOG CANDY Grab Button (right side of the screen) and add it to your blog OR add a POST/Share/LIKE to your FB page....
You COULD WIN a $10 store credit to Digi My if your random entry is selected!!
Enter here to include your name. Remember you can't win if you don't follow the rules

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

CDAC Progressive Challenge #8

CDAC Progressive Challenge #8 is on its way and this card is for my friend who loves birds. I have used Doodle Pantry's image, printed the image 3 times and used pop dots to give it some dimension.

This is my finished card:

Papers: Bazzill Cardstock, Striped paper from stash
Digi: Doodle Pantry
Accessories: Prima flower, K & Company Button, Jute rope, ribbon from stash, self-adhesive pearls and copic markers.


CDACPC #8 - Animals hold our hearts
Dutch Dare #142 - Winged Things

Monday, December 12, 2011

Happy Snow day

This is my first post about Xmas cards. I have been very very busy with trying to create some cards and looking after my 2 sweet munchkins who are now sick! Hubby has been busy with work, last minute schedules!!!

I have created a simple Z-fold card where I have cut the middle to include my image. The wording is form my own handwriting. Enough about me and here's my "Snow" card:

This is the front

This is the back

This is a close shot of the picture with glitter on the snow and snowflakes. Hope you are able to see it.


Papers: Bazzill Paper Cardstock, DCDW Holiday Stack
Stamps: Hero Arts For you tag, YNS Merry Mouse Eve
Accessories: Copic markers, Self-adhesive pearls, Michaels ribbon, Black thread for stitching, glitter glue, Tsukineko Memento Black Ink, Fiskars Scallop punch


Shelly's Images - There's no business like SNOW business
Sassy Cheryl - Show me #54
Crafty Ribbons #9 - Traditional Colors
Wee Memories #79 - Holidays
YNS #57 - Christmas/Winter

Another blog candy at Digi My World!

And here we go once again..another week...another chance!! ---but PLEASE make sure you follow the rules...

1- YOU MUST be a follower of our blog
2- YOU must post on your blog or SHARE the link on your FB page about the Blog Candy we are offering (simply link back to this blog post)
3- You must add our BLOG CANDY Grab Button (right side of the screen) and add it to your blog OR add a POST/Share/LIKE to your FB page....
You COULD WIN a $10 store credit to Digi My if your random entry is selected!!
Use the INLINKZ below to enter! :) ** where it says enter your blog url...if you are using Facebook and NOT a blog, simply add your FB page link!

Enter the giveaway here over at Digi My world's blog.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Envelope boxes candy @ Tracy

Tracy has made some fabulous envelope boxes so that you can place your cards with embellishments in it and send without any damages. She is giving away 25 of those!!!!

Here is what she has to say:

I don't know about you but I hate having to spend time measuring out, cutting and scoring my envelope boxes to fit my embellished cards into. Soooooooooo, drum roll............ I have had some made. Yayyyyy, Whoppeeeee, so exciting.......

They are professionally cut and scored ready for your glue/tape and are an absolute godsend. So if your interested please email me: for a quote. I can ship worldwide no problem, and you'll be as happy as I am.

To help spread the word I'm offering a pack of 25 as candy. 

That's it. I will draw a winner on January 2nd. 

So if you want to win, go to her blog.

P.S: Do not comment on my blog as your entry will not count! 

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Just for you card!

Today, I wanted to celebrate my 10 year old friendship with my best buddy. She has been with me through thick and thin and boy, does she know what I go through everyday. Even though we live at both ends of the world, we still keep in touch. I don't know what my life would be without you. For this, I would like to say Thank you!!!

This card purse is made especially for you to honor you and to a long lasting friendship, S. I got this idea from my recently purchased book from Chapters "Fabulous Fun and Folds for Card Making" by Tanya Fox. Plenty of ideas from this book, I tell you. The sentiment inside the card is from my own handwriting.


Paper: MS Cardstock
Stamps: Elisabeth Bell Laura's Yummy Pudding, Hampton Art Studio g "Enjoy"
Accessories: Ribbon from Michaels, Glitter Pen, Black pen, Prima flowers, Recollections brads
Other: Nestabilities, Copics

Digi Bells DT - Anything goes
Alphabet Challenge - V for Vibrant
Lia Stampz - Fancy Folds
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything goes
If the shoe fits Scrap It - Thankful (for my best friend)
Jelly Park - Give thanks (for my best friend)
Sassy Cheryl #52 - Show me
Party Time Tuesdays - Anything goes
Divas by Design #16 - Anything goes
Fab n Funky #101 - Anything goes
The Classroom - Color Swatch challenge
Paper Playtime #61 - Say it with Sentiments (Stamp Enjoy and own handwriting)
Crafty Purple Frog - For someone special (my best friend)
Simon Says Stamp - Anything goes

Monday, November 21, 2011

CDAC Progressive Challenge #7

Although I've been a member for a while at CDAC, it's my first time taking part in their challenges. Today, I have made a simple Purple treat box that has some smarties in it. It is for my neighbour's daughter 4th birthday. She has a sweet tooth! That's what I've been cooking for the past few days.

I've used the apple from Heart Song Designs and the sentiment from Sending Treasures.  I've colored them with Stampin' Up markers. The Purple paper is from Martha Stewart Cardstock and I have doodled with my Purple pen around the border of the triangular shape. The template to make the treat box is from "Pack-o-Fun", Issue Apr 2010, from my local library. 

Here is what I've come up with:

CDAC PC#7 - What's cooking? (A treat box fit for a sweet girl!)
Pile It on - All about P ("P" for "Purple Treat box,, purple ribbon, purple pen)

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Pink Persimmon: Antiquated Collection stamps now available

Pink Persimmon has some stamp sets and is having a giveaway. Please read and enter their giveaway below.

Antiquated Collection stamps now available

We are so excited to finally show you Pink Persimmon's latest release: The Antiquated Collection by Lisa M. Pace.
These stamps are now available in the Pink Persimmon online store. We have had very creative designers working with the stamp sets. Here are just a few designs, you can see a few more at our special Antiquated Collection Gallery! We'll be sharing new project samples here on our blog all week.
Card designed by Kristii Lockart using Society Lady.
Card designed by Ronda Palazarri using Fine and Dandy
Tag designed by Karin Aguirre using Stylish and Fashionable and Fine and Dandy

Lisa will be at A Cherry On Top today (11/19) for an online chat. Chat begins at 4pm Eastern (that's 1pm for those West Coasters)
We want to give some stamps away! All you have to do comment below about which stamp sets you like the best. If you post about the Antiquated Collection on your blog, comment below with a link to your post and we'll give you 3 extra entries in the drawing!! We'll draw 3 names that will each receive 3 stamp sets from the Collection. Entries close on Monday 11/21 at 5pm Pacific Time.

Enter the giveaway here at Pink Persimmon's blog..

Friday, November 4, 2011

Blog Candy - Week of Oct 31 - Nov 6th

And here we go once again..another week...another chance!! ---but PLEASE make sure you follow the rules...

1- YOU MUST be a follower of her blog
2- YOU must post on your blog or SHARE the link on your FB page about the Blog Candy we are offering (simply link back to this blog post)
3- You must add her BLOG CANDY Grab Button (right side of the screen) and add it to your blog OR add a POST/Share/LIKE to your FB page....
You COULD WIN a $5 store credit to Digi My if your random entry is selected!!
Use the INLINKZ to enter! :) ** where it says enter your blog url...if you are using Facebook and NOT a blog, simply add your FB page link!

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Happy Birthday Jake

Another birthday to celebrate this week. It's Jake's 45th birthday and he loves the outdoors and catching bugs , butterflies etc... So, I've whipped up this little birthday card for him, a very simple and clean card. I've doodled around the borders to give it a stitching look.

I have used the sketch from Critter Challenge.

Here's what I've come up with:


Papers: Martha Stewart Cardstock
Stamps: Designed 2 Delight - Lovely Tree, Magnolia - Edwin Chasing Butterflies Collection 2009
Accessories: Blue rafia, copic markers, Creative Memories corner punch


Stamps R Us - Masculine
Fresh Brewed Designs - Anything goes
Scrapbook Sisters #58 - Anything goes
Bows and Berries #13 - Clean and Simple
Ooh La La Creations - Stitching (Faux or Real)
Paper Playtime - Anything goes
Make it Monday #61 - Anything goes
All that scraps - Anything goes

Monday, October 31, 2011

A big announcement...

This week at Hambo Hoedown, the "Newscaster - digi" and the sentiments were offered if you had entered last weeks challenge and we had to include some newspaper in it. I went for a CAS card and wanted to put more emphasis on the headline. I colored with my Prisma pencils but used copics for the skin of the newscaster. Cardstock is from Martha Stewart.

Here's my take:


Hambo Hoedown - What's the news?
Simon says stamps - Anything goes
Stamps R Us - Masculine

Some Odd girl is celebrating...

The Odd girl is having a birthday and Kristy is giving away 5 stamps of your choice. You only need to read the post below and follow them.

Here goes:

Today, I just want everybody to spread the word that there’s some excitement going on here, and post a link on your blog to bring people over to say hello and spread more birthday love. If you can do that by October 31st at midnight eastern time, and post a link below to YOUR blog post, you’re eligible to win one of SIX prize packages, each consisting of FIVE Some Odd Girl digis (of your choice!). Yep, simple as that! All I ask is that you allow a bit of time once the month wraps up for me to get your prizes coordinated – the six winners will be announced back here in the evening of November 1st.
Interested?! :) I thought so! You’ve got everything you need…. now let’s hear you sing!

LOVE the heck out of you, girl! xo

Check the post here to enter

Friday, October 28, 2011

Another week at Digi My world! Oct 24 - 30th

And here we go once again..another week...another chance!! ---but PLEASE make sure you follow the rules...

Click here to go to Digi My world.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Treat bag à la Halloween

I came up with this title as I was typing this post. In case you're wondering what it means, well simply it just says Treat bag for Halloween.

I'm using it for the YNS challenge and Karen offered everyone who emailed her the spider digi FREE. I have embossed the treat bag, colored the spider with copics and used some Halloween ribbons from the dollar store. The pumpkins and spider webs are from the dollar store too. The sentiment is from Create with TLC.

The spider is hanging from a piece of rafia rope and held with a brad fastener. I've also made this card for Papertake Weekly and we had to get some inspiration from this picture where I've chosen orange for my treat bag.

Here's my take:


Papertake Weekly - Autumn Flair from photo
If the shoe fits - Halloween/Fall
Wags and Whiskers #65- Fall
By the cute and girly - Anything goes
CCEE Stampers - Something related to fall (Halloween)

Monday, October 24, 2011

Happy birthday Daisy

This week is Daisy's birthday and since she is LOVES popsicles, I couldn't resist and get this digi from Doodle Pantry. I got the sketch from CPS and here is my take:


Doodle Pantry #17 - Use a digi
CPS 241 Part 1-  Sketch
Sassy Cheryl - Show me #47

Zombie Bunny

Hambo Hoedown has done a fantastic job for this week's digi which is "Zombie Bunny - digi" and I needed to use their sketch for this week's challenge.  I've colored the rabbit with copics and I've used Basic Grey - Spider's Web for my background paper. My border was punched using the Martha Stewart Spider's Web punch and I've used one of Prisma's flower and a butterfly brad from my stash. The sentiment is from Hambo Hoedown.

Here's my take:

Basic Grey - Halloween
CMC Copics - Halloween
Sweet Stampin' - Halloween
Sentimental Sundays - Halloween plus sentiment
Through the Craft Room - Halloween plus Orange
The Stamping  Boutique #17 - Spooky Scary Halloween

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Happy Halloween - A tag!

Another Halloween but this time , my daughter (4) and myself made this Halloween tag - Our first! The image is Pumpkin and Tags. She wanted to give some treat bags to her friends and thus, I have helped her in the cutting of the image and the rest, she has done it herself. I have used my prismacolor pencils and she taped in some Halloween foam shapes on the tag. I think it's cute for a 4-year old!!! What do  you think??

Designed 2 Delight DT - Halloween

Monday, October 17, 2011

Happy Halloween!!!

For this upcoming Halloween, I wanted to give a special card to my friend who's birthday falls on this fun day! She is  a big candy fan of course!!!

I've chosen to use this sketch from Pink Gem and I've used Mummy - digi for my image. I've colored it with my copics and added some pearls. I've also used MS spiderweb punch and the Fiskars swirly punch.

Here's my take on the sketch:

Hambo Hoedown - All wrapped up
Pattie's Creations - Halloween
Card Makin Mamas - Halloween
The Poodles Parlour - Spooky Halloween
Digital Tuesday - Halloween
Paper Creation Ink - Halloween
Addicted to stamps - Halloween
Dream Valley - Halloween
Pals Paper Arts -Sketch #116

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Hope for the Cure of Breast Cancer

For this past week, so many blogs have been talking about fighting Breast Cancer and I do hope that one day, there will be a cure for this disease. One of my aunts was diagnosed with this condition and she had to remove one of her breast unfortunately. She is now well though. I owuld like to dedicate this card to her because she is the living proof that even with only one breast, one can still survive...

I have inspired myself from Card Patterns and most of my colors are PINK for this cause. I have used Hope Butterfly, colored it with copics and used stickles. I have also embossed my paper with the Cricut Lite Bloom embossing folder and used some ribbons from my stash.


The Classroom - Pink Thank you
Card Patterns - Sketch 136
Sassy Cheryl - Show me #46
Whimsie Doodles - Think Pink
Lexi's Creations - Pink
The Stamping Boutique- Pink

Sandra Mummy's candy with 21000 hits!

Sandra Mummy is giving away some candy since her blog hits 21000 and here's what she has to say:

Well guys the time has come for me to do a blog candy of my own as i have now reached over 21000 hits, i have been collecting lovely things for you over the last few weeks, and have a couple lovely sponsors too which is just amazing,

basically i want to thank everyone of you who come by and visit me and of course have the time to leave me all your lovely comments

Now i know my candy isnt as fancy as some but still there are some nice things in there, and i have 4 fabulous sponsors too, im going to do seperate draws for all the prizes so more people get the chance to win something,

In my candy there is the following:
dahlia snag em stamp
birthday bash snag em stamp

flowers snag em stamp

pack 100 black paper flowers

pack 100 green flowers

sugar nellie manga stamp

papermania chipboard accents
pack 6 glitter card
pack 16 holographic card

25 metres red satin ribbon

pack of 10 sheets decoupage from flippin for men

4 pack fine glitter

1 pack embellishments

And for every 15 new peeps who enter and follow my rules i will add something else into the bundle,

Here are some of my fabulous and generous sponsors

Jenni at cardmadfairy is offering 4 hand chosen digi's to a lucky winner, and i can personally vouch for her work as being AWESOME,

meiflower are being ever so fabulous and offering £10 worth of mixed embellies and ribbon to 1 lucky winner, you should pop by her online store she has a massive array of ribbon and charms all very reasonably priced

meljens designs digital images are giving 4 fabulous images of your choice. melissa jenkins is the artist and she makes lovely whimsical images for all different occasions.

All you have to do to be able to go in the candy draw is the following

  1. Become a follower of my blog

  2. mention my candy on your blogs in a post and link to me here

  3. pop a piccie in your sidebar with a link to my blog candy post

  4. please leave me a comment

And thats it, not to much there for you is there ll my prizes are split so more than 1 person will win as you can see,

once you have done those 4 things pop back ere and pop your name in my mr linky as thats where ill do my draw from, also i will be checking folks have done them lol just to make it fair all round.

And thanks for joining me in my celebrations my candy is open till 18th october

So, let's go and have a peek. Leave her some love and click here to enter her candy.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Happy birthday Erica!

Another birthday has come and tomorrow is Erica's birthday. I won't tell you how old she is though but she is definitely older than me. She is having her day off from work because it's her birthday. How COOL is that!!!

Here's the card I've done for her by using this sketch from Tuesday Morning Sketches and here's the front and the side. It's my first time doing this kind of card and it took me hours to do that but I'm so glad I did it. There's always a first time!

I've used Cool cat for my image and colored with copics. I've used Basic Grey's papers and some other papers from stash. The flowers are from Prima and jute ribbon from my stash.

I'm entering this card in the following:

Tuesday Morning Sketches - Sketch
Creative Card Crew - Easel
2 Sisters Challenge - Fancy Folds
Hambo Challenges #37 - Use something that starts with your first name - Jute ribbon
Show me #45 Thursdays
Just Yolie, Just Create - Pink
Crafty Cardmakers - Anything goes

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Another week at Digi My World!!!

Once again it's another chance to win some great candy from Digi My World. It's a great chance to win $5 worth of Digi My World products. Just click on the link and join in!

Friday, September 30, 2011

Happy birthday Sabi!!!

My friend Sabi just had her birthday this past weekend and thus I made up this card for  her. It was supposed to be a card that sits on the table but I found it to be better like this. I'm not sure how you call that though. I've used Gift Emmylou and colored them with copics. I've used some prisma flowers and some scrap cardstock and ribbons from stash. Of course, I had to use my nesties for this and used my scallop punch to be able to write the sentiment on it.

Here's the front of my "card":

Here's the back:

Sassy Cheryl's Challenge - Pink & Anything goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything goes & a punch (scallop)
Simon Says stamp - Anything goes
Scrapalicious USA- Anything goes
Hiding in my craft room #14 - pink
My Sheri CRAFTS #70 - Pink
Jen's Digi Stamps - Let it for the girls
Papercrafting Journey - Die Cut/ Punches

Thanks for peeking!