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Sunday, 28 February 2010

TGF New Releases at Dies To Die For

Hiya folks, are you a lover of those cutie beauties from The Greeting Farm, well if so, tomorrow sees the release of a brand new set of stamps and Tracy at Dies To Die for has very kindly sent me these to play with aren't they adorable, thank you so much my luvly...mwah.

For the card below I've coloured the "Amazing Duo" with Copics, then covered it with Tim Holtz "rock candy", the sentiments are also TGF,  the papers I've had for yonks not sure if they are DCVW, the stars were cut using a sizzix die.  I've entered this card into this weeks FRIDAY SKETCHERS CHALLENGE,  great sketch btw.


OMG!!!! I just love this one so much, isn't she adorable. Her name is Amelia and she's available to purchase tomorrow at Dies To Die For. Again I've coloured her with Copics, then heat embossed clear embossing powder over the entire image to give it a glossy look.  The papers are My Minds Eye, Oooh La La Summer Days and Abbey Road.  I've also heat embossed the Stampin Up sentiment. Then finished it off with a fancy ribbon thingy....lol!!! Martha Stewart border punch available from Dies To Die For.  I've entered this card into this weeks Ribbon-tastic challenge over at CUTE CARD THURSDAY .

And this lil fellow is so sweet, his name is Oliver  he'll also be avaible tomorrow.  Again I've coloured him with Copics, the papers are Basic Grey "Archaic", Stampin Up sentiment.

Well that's it for me today folks, don't forget to check out the new TGF releases tomorrow at Dies To Die For.  Hope you all enjoy the rest of your weekend,

luv 'n' crafty hugs
xx vicki xx

Saturday, 27 February 2010

Anyone for Chocolate

Hello and a happy Saturday to you all, just a quick post today as we're off out in a mo.   Thought I'd show you this lil treat pouch which I've made using one sheet of 12 x 12 BO BUNNY "Abbey Road Dot"paper and the flowers are Petaloo Flora Doodles available from Dies To Die For that the lovely Tracy sent me recently.  The label is a stamp by Stampin Up.

Hope you all enjoy your weekend, I've got lots of cards to show so maybe back tomorrow.

ttfn xx vicki xx

oooooopppppsssssss!!!!! Updated to say really sorry I was in such a rush to post this earlier that I forgot to put a link to the tutorial.  Monica has made one using 6 x 6" paper, I just used a 12 x 12 sheet instead, sorry folks

Thursday, 25 February 2010

Tres Chic

Hiya peeps, I've finally got around to playing with this fabby girly stamp set that the wonderfully lovely Tracy over at Dies To Die For sent me a while back and boy it's taken me long enough, huge apologies Tracy (slapping my wrists).  The set is by Pink Cat Studios, I've paper pieced the dress in the card below with the most delish papers from My Minds Eye and would you beleive they are actually Halloween themed papers but  they're double sided with this damask style print on the one side, have to say that I love these.....yummy!!!!  The list of goodies and where to buy them from is at the bottom of this post.  These cards fit this weeks Fab 'n' Funky "Black & White" Challenge and it's the first time for me to play along with this challenge blog. 




Here's a lil looky at the whole stamp set, lots of lovely girlyness
 



delish goodies used for these cards are:

Stamps-  Pink Cat Studio - Fashion Stamps Plate 2
All available from Dies To Die For 

If your anything like me, i.e. paper drooler, stroker etc, then check out the gorgeous new papers from Prima, My Minds Eye, Bo Bunny plus loads of other delishiousness HERE.  Mind you, you may find yourself having to purchase two sets, yep one to use one to stroke......lol!!!!  Have to say that the new Prima papers are exquiste, stunning, super delish, gorgeous.......I could go on and on.....

I've made four other cards using the Pink Cat Studio set but I'll show them another day.  Must dash loads to do before the school run.  ttfn xx vicki xx

Wednesday, 24 February 2010

For my friend

Tracy over at Dies To Die For has some gorgeous new goodies available.  These Bo Bunny Papers are so delish and how about this cutie beautie image, isn't she sweet.  She's from the new CC Designs and I've coloured her with Copics then added lots of Glamour Dust here and there.

Papers Bo Bunny Persuasion - My Sweet
Image CC Designs "Darby and Bumbles"
Martha Stewart Monarch Butterfly Punch and Floral Band Punch
COPICS
All available from Dies to Die For

Tracy also has taken stock of the stunning  new Prima papers, I gotta tell you they really are super delish, as are the new Prima blooms why not have a lil looky yourself.  Plus there are so many gorgeous new goodies that she's just added too.

See ya soon with a few more bits 'n' pieces to show, 
take care all, 
luv 'n' crafty hugs xx vicki xx

Monday, 22 February 2010

all loved up

Hiya peeps, gosh where on earth do these days get to, can't believe how long it's been since I last visited Blogland or posted anything for that matter.  Hope your all keeping happy and well.

Here's a card with a matching box I made for my boss to give her hubby.  She asked me if I could make him a Valentines card, so I dug out the gorgeous Pink Petticoat "Just an Old Fashioned Girl" CD, I absolutely love the papers on this CD but don't use it often enough.  I've distressed the edges of the papers and added gold embossing powder here and there.






I shall be back soon with some more cards to show. 
ttfn xx vicki xx

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

lovely new goodies at Dies to Die For

Hiya my luvly crafty friends, just thought I would let know about a few new crafty goodies the wonderful Tracy has in stock over at Dies to Die For.

Aaaaaahhhhhhhh, just check out this adorable lil puppy, Pepper & Friends is now available at Dies to Die For, you can get everything from stamps, ribbons, brads, papers, chipboards shapes, stickers, decoupage and more  in this lovely range.



Also the new release from The Greeting Farm, "Amazing Duo", "Easter Anya",  "Soldier Ian", "Sweet Tooth" and many more from The Greeting Farm range are available, why no pop over and have a lil look.

Plus Tracy has a wide range of Copics and Tim Holtz Distress Inks,  While your there don't forget to check out the Special Offer and Mega Winter Sale items too and keep a look out for all the scrummy new arrivals,

ttfn, luv 'n' crafty hugs xx vicki xx

Monday, 1 February 2010

High Hopes and an award

Hiya folks, I made these two cards last week but what with all the goings on around this jinxed house I completely forgot about posting them.   I've used all the scrummy goodies that the loverly Tracy over at Dies to Die For sent me, thank you once again my luvly.


Papers - Doodlebug
Flowers - Prima "Mini Me"

available from Dies to Die For

Papers- Doodlebug
available from Dies to Die For 

I've received this fabby award from my wonderful friend and fellow DT member over at SFTW, thank you so very much Kimmi for thinking of me to pass this award onto, right back at you my luvly...mwah.


This award comes with a condition, and that condition is that I list 10 things that give me pleasure, here goes then:-

My wonderful hubby and four children
My bestest friend, Leigh
My lil crafting oasis
Spending waaaaayyyyyy too much on crafting goodies
Buying handbags
Buying cosmetics, perfumes and nail polishes
Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate
Yankie Candles
Having a Monday and Friday off work
Visiting all of your wonderful blogs.

I'm supposed to pass this award onto 10 people, but that is impossible, so I'm gonna cheat and pass this award onto all you lovely lot, so please feel free to receive this award, my way of thanking you for all the kind comments you take the time to leave me.

luv 'n' crafty hugs
xx vicki xx