Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Prunes Anyone?

It's been ages since my last blog post - ages since I've made a card too, but I had to rustle this one up as it's my Mum's birthday this weekend.  Now this image and sentiment are from Bugaboo, maybe not suitable for everyone, but I know my Mum will see the funny side...I hope!

Papers this time are Bo Bunny Pin Cushion and colouring by Promarkers.

Digi Sketch Challenge - Sketch or Summer Fun
Catch The Bug - Colour Challenge
Bunny Zoe - Summer colours
Allsorts - Bright sunshine colours - orange

Sorry there hasn't been much blog action here for a bit, we are just back from a week in Berlin and aside from that I've just been enjoying having the boys home all Summer, in a couple of weeks they'll be gone! Jx

Thursday, 14 August 2014


I really don't know where this summer has gone - the weeks have just flown past and the sun is long gone - blown away by nasty hurricane Bertha!  Not long now till the boys head off for Uni either so my incredibly busy summer home will all to soon be calm again.

Before all that however, we have a new challenge over at Moving Along With The Times as Hazel has set us the challenge of

Vintage - again

Really don't like vintage and struggle with this style - but hopefully you guys won't and will give us some lovely projects to feast our eyes on.

As for my card - well I do like it, I'm just not sure if it can be classed as vintage.  It doesn't use bright colours and the girl looks old fashioned so that classes as vintage... right?

Everything used, except the card stock was generated from the Ooh La La CD "Say it with Words."  I'm new to this type of crafting, but it's nice to have a change and I did enjoy working from the CD again.  I also discovered that it's well worth putting quality paper into the printer when running off design papers, funnily enough they come out so much nicer!

Simply Create Too - Vintage/Old Fashioned
Wags n Whiskers - Birthdays
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
The Stamping Chef - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes  Jx

Wednesday, 6 August 2014


I'm so happy! I've had major computer problems these past few days, huge red internet warning messages and no access to my blog from the PC.  Colin however has just fixed it - a little battery problem which feeds the clock.  Something I never even knew existed.  Anyway, battery changed, clock working and internet back! Yip-ee!

Now onto today's card wich actually is for a Colin, who passed all his SQA exams yesterday and has now secured a place at Robert Gordon's University. We are all so happy for him, well done Colin, all that hard work paid off.

Now, as some of you may know, Colin's summer job is at Mackie's Ice-Cream and so, when I saw this image, I knew it would be perfect for him.

So his CAS card uses a House Mouse image, kraft and Promarkers for colour.  The personalised sentiment was computer generated, love the cone-gratulations! (That was Craig's idea!)

House Mouse - relax and enjoy life - hopefully he will now he has his results, and enough ice-cream to feed a small nation!
Crafty Sentiments - Add a sentiment - made to link with the image!
Fan-tastic Tuesday - Anything Goes
Papertake - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Something sweet - ice-cream
Craft Your Passion - Sweet
Penny Black & More - Anything Goes
Allsorts - Favourite things - House Mouse & Ice-cream & CAS...& passing exams!
Gruffies & Guests - For the boys - my son!