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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:



Challenges:

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!
HAPPY BIRRRRRRTHDAY TOOOOOO YOOOOOUUUUUU….
HAPPY BIRRRRRRRRTHDAAAAYYYYY TOOOOOO YOOOOOUUUUUU!
HAPPY BIRRRRRRRRTHDAAAAAAAAYYYY DEAR KRISTYYYYYYYY…
HAPPY BIRRRRRRRTHDAAAAAYYYY TOOOOOOO YOOOUUUUUUUUUU!!!


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:



Challenge:

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:



Challenges:

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:



Challenges:
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??



Challenges:
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:




Challenges:
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.



Challenges:

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!