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Monday, 20 June 2011

Guest Design Team Member for Belles 'n' Whistles

Hiya folks, hope your all keeping well.  I was lucky enough to be choosen to be a GDTM for Belles 'n' Whistles and this weeks challenge is "Wing It".  You don't have to use an image with wings - just make sure you have wings somewhere on your creation AND remember it has to be an Elisabeth Bell image.



For this card I've used :-
Belles 'n Whistles image - Fairy Dance
Heart Nesties
Martha Stewart border punch
Computer generated sentiment
Wings cut using my Cricut

Thanks for popping by, apologies for not being around much lately.  I've had a bit of a swap around with my days at work and it's put me all out.  It's like a mad house at work because we have the examiner coming in on Wednesday to mark our A Level work, so we are busy putting up the exhibition  I already know my results.....just waiting for them to be confirmed, so hopefully Thursday I will know for definate and shall let you all know.....for now I'll just say I am over the moon and chuffed to lil bits....hehehhehehe!!!!

luv 'n' crafty hugs 
xx vicki xx

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Tilda with Big Ribbon

Good evening folks, gosh where has today gone.....I usually work Tuesdays but this week I've had a bit of a swap around which means I've had 5 days off altogether and what have I done....housework, ironing and more blimming housework.....oh and my lil girly has been off school today  she's not as bad as she was yesterday, thank goodness....

For todays card I've coloured Tilda with Distress Inks, for a change.  The papers I've used are  these delish Prima papers, oh wow, wow, wow, now these are really something, such a shame to tear into them, definately one to drool over.....lol!!!!

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

TOMIC - Colour scheme, Pink, White and Brown
Stamps R Us - 1, 2, 3, recipe
The Shabby Tea Room - "Pink Lemonade"



Stash used:-
Magnolia Tilda with big ribbon coloured with Distress Inks
available from Dies To Die For

Thanks for taking the time to visit my lil oasis
ttfn xx vicki xx

Monday, 13 June 2011

Birthday Tilda

Hiya crafty peeps, I can't believe it's been over a week since I last posted but it's not for the want of trying, I've had problems with my computer and Blogger plus hubby has changed our ISP so our internet has been off for a few hours today whilst my son and I tried to figure out how to set up our new ISP.....Then to top it all off I've spent three hours in casualty this afternoon/evening with my eldest daughter, got a phone call from school at lunchtime saying Georgia is in terrible pain could I pick her up.....oh gosh by the time I got there she was in agony, I'm thinking it's her appendix so drives straight to casualty, they took blood and water samples, give her a thorough check up and don't know what's wrong with her.  She's been dosed up on painkillers and Ibruprofen and is now snuggled up in bed with a hot water bottle......why do things always go wrong as soon as hubby goes away to work......typical....lol!!

So onto todays cards, which I made over two weeks ago now but not had chance to post them.  I've coloured both Birthday Tilda with Copics.  Papers on the first card are MME, sentiment is Stampin Up.

Tilda with Balloon has been coloured with Copics and a sprinkling of Stickles
papers are DCWV and Stamping Up
Prima flowers
E-line Gems
Swirls cut on my Cricut.

These cards are for the following challenges:-
Paper Sundaes - Girly Girl
Magnolia Stamp Lovers - Anything Goes
Cupcake Inspirations - Photo inspiration
Totally Gorjuss - Flower Power
Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes

Thanks for popping by my lil oasis and for all the lovely comments you kindly take the time to leave, they're much appreciated.
I'm off for a little R & R in my craft room, 
catch you all soon
luv 'n' hugs
xx vicki xx

Having trouble uploading pics.....

Hiya folks, just to say that I am still here but Blogger is playing up and I can't upload any pics and haven't been able to all week. When I come onto the New Post page, it looks like the original version from when I first started blogging, it won't let me click on the upload photos section and I'm getting sooooo frustrated, if anyone has any suggestions of what to do I'd be so grateful. Thank you, luv 'n' crafty hugsxx vicki xx

Monday, 6 June 2011

oh wow..........

..... I've only gone and made the top 3 over at the Belles 'n' Whistles challenge blog plus I get to be a Guest Designer for  two weeks.....whooooooppppppieeeeeee dooooodaaahhhhh!!!!!  Thank you so very much to all at Belles 'n' Whistles, you've made my day ((((((hugs)))))


Saturday, 4 June 2011

A Blossom for You

Hiya crafty bloggers, hope your all enjoying your weekend.  I was planning on doing some more gardening today but whats happened to this weather....yuk!!!  Oh well all the more time to upload todays card.

The ever so lovely Tracy from Dies To Die For, sent me these absolutely delish GCD Ella Blue papers quite a while back now, these are definately one of those drool, stroke, look at papers and it was hard to tear into them .....lol!!!  Tracy also has a great selection of the Belles 'n' Whistles stamps available, just click on the links to find out more.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:-

Belles 'n' Whistles - Anything Goes


Taken from a different angle.


Goodies used were:-
Martha Stewart butterfly punches
Stickles glitter glue
Sewing Machine
Glamour Dust 
Cheesecloth

That's it from me today folks, hope you all enjoy the rest of the weekend
luv 'n' crafty hugs
xx vicki xx

Friday, 3 June 2011

Tilda with Rubber Boots

Helloooooo crafty peeps and a happy Friday to you all, what a gorgeous day we are having here.

Another quick post from me today to show this card I've made with one of my new Magnolia Tilda with Rubber Boots.  She's been coloured with Copics and a sprinkling of Glamour Dust.  Papers, well I'm not sure if they are Anna Griffin or K & Co??????  Flowers, ribbon  and Pearls from Wild Orchid Crafts, sentiment is Stampin Up.
This card is for the following challenges:-
Divas By Design - Florals
A Spoonful of Sugar - Flower Power
Partytime Tuesdays - Anything Goes

Thanks for visiting and taking the time to leave such lovely comments, as always they are much appreciated.
Enjoy your weekend and this glorious sunshine.

luv 'n' crafty hugs xx vicki xx

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

A Trio of Tilda Tags

Hiya crafty peeps, today I'm showing a trio of Tilda tags which is this weeks challenge theme over at Totally Tilda.

I cut out the tags from white cardstock using my Cricut, then sponged them with Antique Linen and Brushed Corduroy Distress Inks, I've stamped several mini stamps with Sepia Versafine added lace and jute cord, Tildas have been coloured with Copics and a sprinkling of Glamour Dust.





Just a quickie post from me today, 
see ya all soon
luv 'n' crafty hugs
xx vicki xx