Monday, December 30, 2013

Imagine That!...Gingerbread kids.

Hi friends! Well talk about leaving it to the last minute! I have had no ink in my printer for months, and my daughter Carly has been helping me by printing out my digis from the Imagine That!..Progressive challenge and Inspiration blog, Well she printed the December ones out these sweet Gingerbread kids, but went on holidays and left them at work!! So I got some Christmas money so off I went to get some ink, but, got the wrong type!! So..back down the shops again and got the right ink and printed out my cute as can be Gingerbread Kids!! I added some glitter and a big bow and button. Go and check out the digis from Imagine That!.. So many wonderful sets! TFL! Many blessings xx

Friday, December 27, 2013

More Vintage!

Hi friends! I hope I am not boring you with my vintage cards, but I just love them and I find them so easy to make! Another version of the stamps from TCM, that gorgeous EF, and some pretty ribbon! TFL! I pray you all had a wonderful time with your families over the last few days, take care, many blessings xxx

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Vintage Card # 8

Hi friends! I think this is one of my favorite of the vintage cards I have made. The pretty paper is again by Grace Taylor..just love this paper, and the stamps are once again fro IBS. Vintage Dress Form and Vintage Happy Birthday. The dress form has a pearl necklace on it which is a separate stamp! The flowers are from IBS and lace from my stash1 TFL! Many blessings xx

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Vintage Card # 7

Happy LORDS day friends! Day 7 of "my" vintage cards, and I think I have another weeks cards !!!I have used the beautiful stamps from Inspired By Stamping once again! Oh, I just love these stamps and think they will get much use! The sets are, Vintage Pieces , the banner is from Garden Seed Packets and the sentiment from Birthday wishes. The pretty paper is again from Grace Taylor. TFL! Many blessings xx

Vintage Card # 6

Hi friends! Ok, we are up to card 6 in "My" vintage cards...I hope you are not bored of them as I have been making more...just can't stop!! I love these stamps from TCM, and when I was looking for a EF to use with it, I "found" this one still in it's wrapper, as I got it as a fee gift with a craft mag, and it goes so well with the stamps!!! TFL! Many blessings xx

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Vintage Card # 5

Hi friends! Day 5 of "my vintage cards" and I have used the beautiful IBS stamps once again! I cannot get enough of these gorgeous stamps! I have used 3 sets on this card. Vintage Pieces, the banner frame is from Garden Seed Packets and the sentiment is from Birthday Wishes. The paper is again from Grace Taylor, lace from my stash and the cute flower is from IBS. I also added a couple of pearls to the butterfly. TFL! Many blessings xx

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Vintage Card # 4

Hi friends! Well, today is card 4 in my "vintage" card series, and I mean MY version lol!! I love this bird on the Grace Taylor paper I used and couldn't cover him up, so just added some pretty ribbon, and the frame and sentiment both from Inspired By Stamping , they have some beautiful frame sets. I will be getting some more that's for sure! They have a sale on NOW, so go over and have a look! The beautiful tiny flower is from IBS as well, TFL! Many blessings xx

Monday, December 16, 2013

Vintage Card #3 & IBSIC #71

Hi friends! Today I have the 3rd card in my Vintage Card week, and I have used the beautiful stamps from Inspired By Stamping! Vintage Dress Form and Small Fancy Labels 1. I have used the paper from Grace Taylor, and the ribbon lace and flower is from my stash. I am Entering this in the IBSIC #71, using cream, peach and mint green. Go over have see the lovely creations people are coming up with! TFL! Many blessings xx

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Vintage Card # 2

Hi friends! Here is my Vintage card number 2! I used the beautiful stamp from Inspired By Stamping set Garden Seed Packets, I love this set, there are 16 stamps and all are beautiful, go over and check IBS stamps out, you will fall in love with them! I used some pretty paper from Grace Taylor, also punching out a butterfly from a piece and topping it with a flower. I used SU card. Also some gorgeous silk ribbon, TFL! Many blessings xx

Saturday, December 14, 2013

7 Days Of Vintage.

Happy Lords day friends! Yesterday I got "inky" and made 7 vintage style cards, so thought I would post 1 a day for the next week. This one is using stamps from The Crafts Meow, which are selling off all their stamps as they are closing, called Sweet Silhouettes ! Such a beautiful set I used the frame, one of the silhouette heads (there are 5) and a sentiment ( there are 3 ). I used paper from this pack I "found" amongst my stash, by Grace Taylor, all vintage!! SU card and ribbon, bling and lace from my stash. Make sure you come back tomorrow to see #2 ! TFL, many blessings xxx

Friday, December 13, 2013

Rudolf The Red Nosed Reindeer!

Hi friends! I think this stamp is so cute!!I don't know where he came from, but he is a digi, and I coloured him with a mixture of Copics and Spectrum noir pens. I used a snowflake stamp on the background and tore a piece of this fabulous paper that looks like snow, which I bought a few years a go, and when I went back for more she said she couldn't get it any more so it's very precious, but no point in hording it is there?! The sentiment is from Sweet 'n Sassy. as my friend from "up above" (USA) says, Merry, Merry!!

Monday, December 9, 2013

Molly Angel.

Hi friends! Here is a card using one of my cute as a button digi stamps from The Digi Garden. I don't think I have inked her up before, but I think I will be getting my images out and making some cute cards with them. I used glitter on her wings , and stickles on the candle flame. The EF is from EZCUT, it has no name. The sentiment is from Sweet 'n Sassy and the punches from SU. TFL! Many blessings xx

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Happy 21st Sarah!

Hi friends! I was asked to make this card for friends at church to give to a young girl at church turning 21. I used some lovely paper from teresa collins and card from SU. The stamps are from SU (21) and the sentiment and frame is from Inspired by Stamping, from their Birthday Wishes set. I used some black seam binding for the ribbon and bow, and added some black butterflies with a MS punch, topped with pink bling, Lastly I added a Blossom resin flower from Kaisercraft. I am putting this in the IBS use ribbon or crochet trim challenge. TFL Many blessings xx

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Imagine That progressive Challenge!

Hi friends! This cute card is for the Imagine That! progressive challenge for November, the digi is from a set called Birthday Sea Horse, and this one is the coloured digi, it is so cute! The sentiment is also from the set. TFL! Many blessings xx

Thursday, November 28, 2013

The Digi Garden Snowmen

Hi friends! These 5 cards were made using digi stamps from The Digi Garden, which closed down due to the death of the owner Jacqui , and I just love the snowmen images, even though we don't have snow, had to use these as they are so cute! TFL! Many blessings xx

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Engagement Card.

Hi friends! This card I made for a young couple at our church for their engagement, and I just had to use the cute owls and tree from The Crafts Meow, and I had to use the beautiful kraft paper for the background from Jillibean Soup! TFL! Many blessings xx

Friday, November 22, 2013

Lil' Primrose Shoe.

Hi friends! I hope you all are well and taking some time out to craft. I have spent all day Thursday and Friday morning with my grandsons, colouring, doing puzzles, playing games, running around outside with our dog Milo , making cup cakes, ..when they left this morning I was so pooped, when my hubby went to work at 12.30 I HAD to go for a sleep!!! Then I woke up with a headache, which I am still trying to did I raise 4 children?? lol!! Anyhoo, my card today is another one using the pretty Kaisercraft Lil' Primrose Collection, I love that die cut shoe, and the colours of the paper, TFL! Many blessings xx

Monday, November 18, 2013

Lil' Primrose.

Hi friends! Here is a card using another Kaisercraft collection called Lil' Primrose! Such a cute collection and all I did was add an oval die cut, stamped with a birthday stamp from Inspired By Stamping, added 2 of the die cuts from the collectables and some ribbon. TFL! Many blessings xxx

Friday, November 15, 2013

Happy birthday Ben!

Hi friends! Today is my grandson Benny's 3rd birthday!! My goodness hasn't that 3 years flown by we don't see him a lot, and we are looking forward to Sunday when we will go over and celebrate his birthday. He is rough and tumble and a real boy and yes, a cheeky monkey! TFL! Many blessings xxx

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Happy 40th

Hi friends! I hope you are all well and getting "inky"! I was asked by a lady at my church if I would make a 40th birthday card for her sister-in-law, so here is what I made. I used some beautiful paper from Imaginisce the Garden Party range, which I have had for a long time, die cut a layer using the back side of the paper, added lace and ribbon, the using the SU Memorable Moments set. stamped the happy 40th birthday onto the frame which I hand cut popped it up onto the die cut paper then added a daisy. TFL! Many blessings xxx

Friday, November 8, 2013

For Jayme

Hie friends! My sisters 6th and youngest child graduated from high school this week, and she asked me to maker a card for her, so out came my trusty SU owl punch , a branch stamp I have never used before, and Bob's your uncle! I hope you are having a fabulous weekend! TFL, many blessings xx

Thursday, November 7, 2013

It's almost Summer...

"Yes it's almost summer, and I will spend each week day slowly fryin', I can't wait I can't wait for the summerti-i-me, yeah summerti-i-me ( in high pitched voice ) hahaha!! Hi friends! Yes , another song title, and some words from it, from 1975, and this time an aussie artist, Billy Thorpe! All of that because the card I have for you today is again using the Summer breeze paper from Kaisercraft, very simple card using a butterfly element from the collectables , some ribbon and a Spellbinder tag die. Summer is just around the corner, ahh, summertime...
Many blessings xxx

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Happy Birthday Emboss Resist.

Hi friends! My dear friend Christine came over yesterday and we played with some stamps I hadn't used yet, but had awhile, ( you know how that is ) I also pulled out my distress ink pads , and we had such fun! Look at those beautiful colours!!! The background  stamp is from Hero Arts, and the Happy Birthday from IBS! TFL! Manny blessings  xxxx

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

More "Summer Breeze".

Hi friends! Here is another card using the beautiful Kaisercraft Summer Breeze paper and collectables, I just love this collection...but then again I just love most Kaisercraft collections lol! Thanks for all the fabulous comments I have been are too kind!! TFL! Many blessings xx

Monday, November 4, 2013

"Summer breeze, makes me feel fine.."

Hello friends! If you grew up in the '70s and lived in Australia, you will know this tune lol!! Anyhoo, I have been going through my Kaisercraft Collections and pulled out a few to use some up, and this is called , you guessed it...Summer Breeze!  Such pretty papers and die cuts, , I didn't have to do much, just add the punched out SU ovals with a GK sentiment and some Kaisercraft bling! TFL! Many blessings xxx
Woops, right time frame wrong band lol!! The song was by Seals and Crofts.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Annas Card for Betty.

Hi friends! Sorry it's been so long since I was here, I hadn't gotten around to uploading my latest cards on my computer. This card I made for my friend Anna, for Betty, the lady who just turned 80 on the 21st. I love this card, the colours are some of my favorite! I have used SU DSP and butterfly punches, Spellbinders Floral Oval die, Happy birthday stamp from GK, Kaisercraft flourish and leaf die cut and flower from my stash! TFL. Many blessings xx

Monday, October 21, 2013

Happy birthday Christine !

Hi friends! I meant to get this up yesterday as it was her birthday yesterday but never mind. I made this card for my dear friend Christine and she loves owls as much as I do so I just loved making this tri shutter owl card for her. I used the SU owl punch and just one sheet of paper! The sentiment is from SU as well, isn't it adorable! I got the idea from Darlene at Darlene designs  she does beautiful work! TFL! Many blessings xx 

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Happy 80th birthday Betty !

Well it's finally arrived ! Well Betty's birthday lunch , her actual birthday is tomorrow , and here is my card for her. I love Grahic 45 paper, so had to use this fabulous image for a fabulous lady! I distressed the edges , paper toled the flower in the top left , added some stickles to her feather, umbrella and the centre of the flower..done! I love this card!  Tfl! Many blessings xx

Friday, October 18, 2013

"Gertie Goose!"

Happy Saturday friends! This card was made with an image from Imagine That! Digi stamps, for their progressive challenge for October, isn't she adorable?! I used the coloured image as I loved the clolours.  I used Graphic 45 DSP and put a big pretty bow with flower on top! TFL! Many blessings! xx

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

IBS Chalkboard #2

Hi friends! I loved that chalkboard technique so much I made another for the IBS Chalkboard challenge. I used a beautiful Graphic 45 stamp from the A Ladies Diary collection, isn't it pretty! Also used a sentiment from IBS. Used some glitter card and flower from my huge flower stash, and MS branch punch. TFL! Many blessings! xx

Monday, October 14, 2013

IBS Chalkboard Technique Challenge.

Hi again. I had to add another post as I don't have much time as the challenges over at Inspired by Stamping end on the 17th , so best do it now, in case I don't get on my computer in the next couple of days, ( yeah right lol ) anyhoo, here is the chalkboard technique challenge, I quite liked this and used 2 stamps from the SU Eat Chocolate stamp set, using Versamark on black card, then white embossing powder then smudged a bit of white ink over parts of the black, for the blackboard look! Prettied it up with some lace and pink ribbon and a pink flower! Get over and have a look at the beautiful new birthday sets at IBS, just fabulous! TFL! Many blessings xx

IBS Colour#3 Challenge.

Hi friends! Here is another card for the IBS colour #3 challenge, using Olive green, rose red and white, these are one of my favorite colour combos! I used a SU EF on the rose red card , and the stamps I used were from Sweet n Sassy and the sentiment is from GK Lovely Labels. TFL! Many blessings xx

Sunday, October 13, 2013


Hello friends! Wow , another week beginning, time flies doesn't it? I have another challenge card for the October challenges over at IBS, and this is for the birthday one. I used Kaisercraft DSP, a paper doily, the sentiment is from an IBS set called Small Fancy Labels 18, and the punch is SU. TFL! many blessings xx

Saturday, October 12, 2013

IBS Sketch #1 Challenge.

Happy Lords day friends! Here is a card I made for the IBS sketch challenge. I don't do many cards by sketches, I find it hard...don't know why when it is meant to make it easier lol! Anyhoo, the DSP is from Kaisercraft and I made a opening around the flowers to tuck my circle in . The stamp is from IBS, I bought it with my winnings, THANKS IBS!! It's from the Small Fancy Labels 18 set and I LOVE this set, so versatile! IBS, has just released their October sets and they are amazing!! It's all about birthdays as they celebrate their 2nd birthday , go check it out!!HAPPY BIRTHDAY IBS!! TFL, many blessings xx

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Thanks So Much!

Hi friends! I am coming to the end of my 50 thank you cards, and this is a recent one. I used Kaisercraft papers and the stamp is from Sweet n Sassy, butterfly punches from SU. TFL! Many blessings xx

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Happy first birthday Keira!

Hi friends! We went to a 1st birthday party yesterday.  My husbands friends daughter. He is a lot younger than us.  The same age as our oldest son actually The card was made very quickly using a big sticker ( the bear with balloons ) with moving legs!  A little bit of embossing and  a GK stamped sentiment punched out with SU punches and it was made! TFL
Have a blessed Lords Day ! 

Friday, September 27, 2013

Just Add Ink # 184 Just add bows!

Happy Saturday friends! Well I have made yet another thankyou card, I am coming to the end lol, and this one I am entering in the Just Add Ink challenge this week to Just add bows! I have used some pretty paper from Graphic 45 A Secret Garden, the die is from Spellbinders and the thanks so much is from Layers Of Color, Sentimental Banners. TFL!! Many blessings! xx

Thursday, September 26, 2013

I won!!!

Hi friends! I had to let you know I won over at Inspired By Stamping, for one of the colour challenges this month! You can see it here! Woohoo! Very excited! Thanks so much for the opportunity Joanna!! Many blessings! xx

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Aussie Christmas Card.

Hi friends! This card is for Inspired By Stamping's Holiday Blog Hop , so I decided to go for a Christmas card and because I am an "aussie" I went with this fabulous sandman picture, isn't he fabulous! There is no snow in QLD so no snowmen, but we have sun surf and sand! The picture is cut out of DSP from a Australian company called Feature Art. They have great paper! TFL! blessings xx

Imagine that Digi Challenge!

Hi friends! This card is made with a FREE digi over at Imagine that progressive challenge blog! It's "jump in free" month so you can go grab Penguin Cocoa and make a card using him and link it up to the Imagine that challege, and next month you will receive Octobers digi free! TFL! many blessing xx

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Fabulous Florets!

Happy Monday friends! I have another thankyou card with the beautiful SU Fabulous Florets stamp set,. I just LOVE this set and you will be seeing more of these let me tell ya! How lovely is black and vanilla together?!The thankyou is from  a Gina K set called Seeds Of Kindness.TFL! Many blessings xx

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Thankyou Fabulous Florets

Hi friends! Here is another thankyou card using Stampin' Ups Fabulous Florets set. I love this set its so pretty. This is a simple card but I like it! TFL. Many blessings. Xx

Saturday, September 14, 2013

IBSCC # 64

Happy Lords day friends! I have the last card for the Inspired By Stamping colour challenge, and I did go backwards as this is # 64 .don't know why lol but the colours were pink , blue, and grey. The grey is a bit dark but still grey! I used the Swiss dots folder to emboss the grey and the pink frame, punched the bird out of polka dot paper stamped the sentiment and frame from Layers Of Colour Stamps then die cut it with Spellbinders ribbon Banners! The flowers are from my huge stash lol! TFL! Many blessings! 
A question...If Jesus died for us..then why can't we live for Him??

Friday, September 13, 2013

IBSCC # 65

Hello friends! I have another card for the colour challenge over at Inspired By Stamping , this time using light pink, light green, and tan. I have used a Cuttlebug folder called Stylized Flowers.. I love this folder! Then the thankyou is from SU. Very simple I know but I like it! TFL! Many blessings xx