28 May 2016

WEATHER @ A Gem Of A Chall. #170

A Gem of A Challenge
I’m back to share a DT card for the new theme which I am the hostess for @

WEATHER
(pick ANY Season)
Iv’e chosen SUMMER..in the hope we do get one..lol
For my card Iv’e used another card Topper kit “Andy at the Beach” 
He’s THE cool dude..lol  base card is 6x6 scallop. (my fav) a few layers of decoupage,
glossy accents on his lolly, I chose to use a Birthday sentiment, lots to choose from & 
a cute gift tag...sorry forgot to take a pic of the cute insert which also comes in the kit..

PG #170
challs for my card are
Simon Says Stamp. wed. chall.  Anything goes.
Crafty Catz  Get ready for Summer
Thats Crafty Under/By the sea
Cute Card Thurs. Holidays/Vacation   


Checkout the NEW PRODUCTS  lots of cute characters to choose from..
Our NEW Prize @ A Gem of a Chall is
2 single digi images OR 2 card topper kits (or one of each )
of the winners choice. No sets or Sentiment sets

Thanks for stopping by hop over to Gems of Inspiration see what the
other Gemsters have been creating..


23 May 2016

HMFMC #220.. Something OLD NOTHING New..


Happy Monday folks its time for another new chall theme
Our talented teamie Torrey is our hostess & has chosen
"Something Old..Nothing New"
My OLD stash I have used on this hopper card are..
My HM hopper stamp is an old one called "Fancy Pants" bought in 2009.
Re named stamp can be found HERE & HERE
Martha Stewart round the page lace punch is 6yrs + old.
Design paper is from Anna Marie designs bought in 2009.
Cuttlebug  swirl embossing folder 2009
Magnolia swirl flourish. 5yrs.+
S/Binders plain circle die 10yrs.
Cheery Lynn doily die "French Pastry" 5yrs +
Purple wire edge Ribbon was in a RAC from teamie America 4+ yrs..

HM #220



We are proudly Sponsored by;
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HMD is the Official Mousey Family, House-Mouse Designs(R)and are
offering ONE Lucky player a $20 Gift Certificate to go shopping at the official
Our 2nd generous sponsor for this chall is
http://www.stampendous.com/
Winner will receive a Fabulous $20 Value Reward Card
http://www.stampendous.com/
House-Mouse Designs® stamps can also be purchased at: www.STAMPENDOUS.com
For lots more inspiration and fabulous challenges, be sure to check out theSTAMPENDOUS!BlogHERE.

challs for my card are


Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our
“Something Old Nothing New"
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14 May 2016

FLOWERS @ AGOAC #169

A Gem of A Challenge
It’s time for another New chall. theme @ A Gem of a Chall
Our talented teamie Pamela is our hostess & has chosen
FLOWERS

I couldn't resist using this NEW "Gardening MOLLY" Card Topper kit 
All you need to make a super card with decoupage/insert/gift tag/& fab selection
of sentiments. Since taking this pic I have added Pearls to Molly's earnings/& flowers..


challs for my card are
Simon Says Stamp Wed. chall   Flowers
Catch the Bug  Flowers galore
Crafty Friends chall  In The garden
Di's Digi chall.  Flowers every where
Craft Rocket chall Flower Power

Checkout the NEW PRODUCTS  lots of cute characters to choose from..

Our NEW Prize @ A Gem of a Chall is
2 single digi images OR 2 card topper kits (or one of each )
of the winners choice. No sets or Sentiment sets

Thanks for stopping by hop over to Gems of Inspiration see what the 
other Gemsters have been creating..




11 May 2016

Super Hero Andy..

Proud to be  DT & Blog Co-ordinator for Gem of Inspiration
Iv’e been having a play with some of the NEW Products @ Pink Gem Designs 
This one is a Card Topper digi Kit.  “Super Hero Andy”  I used a black scallop card for my base,
Three A4 sheets full of decoupage/insert/gift card and lots of sentiments to choose from.
If you like to colour your own images Hero Andy is available as a pre-coloured and
black outline HERE , perfect for any budding Super Hero..lol



challs for my card are
Fab n Funky chall   For a Child
Little red Wagon Lets hear it for the Boys

Thanks for stopping by hop over to Gems of Inspiration  see what the other Gemsters
have been creating..

9 May 2016

You are my Sunshine @ HMFMC #219

I’m back to share my DT card for our new chall theme @ House Mouse & Friends Monday chall 
Our talented teamie Sue Kment is our hostess & has chosen
“YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE”
OR you can take the Anything Goes option.
All you need is to use a House Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie image, CD rom/decoupage..
I’ve gone with a Sunny colour combo for my card..a lovely happy colour.. The stamp is “Buzzy Friends”
coloured with markers & prisma pencils, edges have been distressed with chalk ink pad.
SSS stitched rectangle dies to frame image. 6x6 black scallop card base, 
DP is from Echo Park “Victoria garden” tag die another SSS , simple matt & layering,  
I have layered 2 gorgeous Prima flowers for a fuller effect.  gems/ribbon from stash.


HM #219


Our generous sponsor for this chall is
We are very happy to welcome back Heidi and Simon Says Stamp!!
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront
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Winner will receive a RANDOM ASSORTMENT of Premium Dye Ink Pads
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront
Simon Says Stamp has been in business since 2002, offering you the best selection of
Rubber Stamps, Altered Art, Scrapbooking, Artist Trading Cards and Paper Crafting
Supplies in the world. Stock includes over 100,000+ items along with the latest and
greatest releases from the Simon Says Stamp brandHero Arts, Tim Holtz,
Lawn Fawn, Copics, House-Mouse Designs and so much more.
With such an amazing variety and awesome deals on shipping, it’s always good
timing to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp store!



challs for my card are
Crafty Calendar chall. Things with Wings
Polkadoodles chall  Things with Wings
Creative Knockouts chall  Tic/Tac/Toe..1st line down, Stamp/Distressing/Flowers

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our theme of

“YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE”


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Happy 3rd. Birthday Mia..

Cant believe my sweet G/daughter Mia is now 3..where did those 3yrs go to??
She has over come many hurdles in her short life but she is a fighter & a determined
little girl who has charmed us all with her sweetness..
Her Birthday party was on Sat. a fairy theme was planned but the weather had
other ideas..the sea mist kept rolling over the garden all day & the children 
had to wear coats.
They all had great fun & laughter with plenty of food to eat..
I used a LOTV pre-coloured  fairy image, SB dies to frame.. embossing folder is
Sue Wilson Creative Expressions “Checker Board” Lala land Heart banner die,
DP is Nit Wits “Always & Forever” pad.  MS B/fly punch. number 3 was cut on the Cricut.
Ribbon & gems from stash..

Mia 3rd b.day



This is Mia blowing out her candles after her bath.. it was rather windy outside. 
Mummy Alison let Mia blow the candles out 3 times, it is her 3rd Birthday ..lol 
 mummy cut the cake on Sun..to share out. 

Mia 3rd b.day cake

challs for my card are.
In The Pink  For a Child/baby (lots of Pink required)
Robyns Fetish chall.  Birthday card for a Little Girl.
Crafty Catz chall Female (girls only)
Fussy & Fancy chall  Birthdays

Thanks for stopping by see you soon.

30 April 2016

Favourite Colour Combination @ AGOAC

A Gem of A Challenge
Wow were at the end of April..WHERE did that month go??
It’s time for another New chall. theme @ A Gem of a Chall
Our talented teamie Michelle is our hostess & has chosen
“Favourite Colour Combination”
As you can see my fav colour combo is Pink/Black
and what better image to use than this sweet “Mini Chloe” digi stamp, I've used the
pre-coloured  image for speed & is a great match fro my design paper.
You can also buy Mini Chloe in a Card topper kit which has decoupage/
choice of sentiments/insert/gift tag..  Checkout my blog HERE for inspiration..
Papers are a free digi D/L (sorry cant find the link to give credit)
Magnolia swirl flourish, Tonic & S/binders ovals, gems & ribbon from stash,
comp. generated sentiment..

PG#168

challs for this card are
Simon Says Stamp Wed chall  Anything goes
 Deep Ocean chall. Dots and Or Stripes

Checkout the NEW PRODUCTS  lots of great humours characters..

Our NEW Prize @ A Gem of a Chall is
2 single digi images OR 2 card topper kits (or one of each )
of the winners choice. No sets or Sentiment sets

Thanks for stopping by hop over to Gems of Inspiration see what the 
other Gemsters have been creating..


25 April 2016

Baked with Love.. HMFMC #218

We have another new theme starting @ House Mouse & Friends Monday chall
Our talented teamie Sue Drees is our hostess & has chosen
“Favourite way to Spend a Day” 
Her’s my Favourite way to spend a Day  Baking with Granddaughter Mia..
I kept my card pretty simple with an  image & embellishments. Card is matt & layered with
DP from DCWV “Nana’s Kitchen stack pad” Image coloured with prisma pencils/markers.
Die cuts/sentiment stamps are Lawn Fawn.. Food mixer charm from stash..

HM #218
We are proudly Sponsored by;
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HMD is the Official Mousey Family, House-Mouse Designs(R) 
and they are offering ONE Lucky player a $20 Gift Certificate to go shopping at the official House-Mouse Designs(R) site, found HERE!  
Eeeeek!! 




Our 2nd generous sponsor for this chall is
http://www.stampendous.com/

Winner will receive a Fabulous $20 Value Reward Card
http://www.stampendous.com/

House-Mouse Designs® stamps can also be purchased at: www.STAMPENDOUS.com
For lots more inspiration and fabulous challenges, be sure to check out theSTAMPENDOUS!BlogHERE.

 challs are
Di's Digi design chall  Pastel colours.
Alphabet chall   D is for Dots
Simon Says Stamp Wed. chall  Make it Girlie

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our
“Favourite Way to Spend a Day”
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19 April 2016

Gardening Dave @ Pink Gem Designs..

Proud to be  DT & Blog Co-ordinator for Gem of Inspiration
I have a mans card to share, made with the NEW “Gardening Dave”  card Topper kit.
Lots of great sentiments/decoupage/insert & gift card..perfect for Fathers day/Retirement etc..
He’s looking pleased with himself with his Green house full of lush plants..lol 
All I added was a watering can charm.. You can also buy "Gardening Dave" as a digi stamp
black outline & pre-coloured are in included, don't forget to checkout the Greenhouse digi stamp 

PG Dave gardener
View of the insert also included ready for you to add your own sentiment..
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Checkout all the NEW PRODUCTS Janet has been designing..
Thanks for stopping by hop over to Gems of Inspiration see what the other Gemsters
have been creating..


18 April 2016

Blowing Bubbles @ HMFMC #217

I have a Mid way mousey creation to share today for our theme @
Our talented teamie chall hostess Snoopy has chosen
“In the Garden”
OR you can take the Anything Goes option.
All you need is to use a House Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie image, CD rom/decoupage..
I used this cute “Blowing Bubbles” stamp colored with prisma pencils, 
the bubbles have glossy accents on.
Fish tail dies cut with polka dots DP from “Simple Stories” Snap @ life pad.
Bubbles die memory box. Large Ringlets.. button & twine from stash.

HM MW #217
Our generous sponsor for this chall is
We are very happy to welcome back Heidi and Simon Says Stamp!!
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront
Winner will receive a RANDOM ASSORTMENT of Premium Dye Ink Pads
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront
Simon Says Stamp has been in business since 2002, offering you the best selection of
Rubber Stamps, Altered Art, Scrapbooking, Artist Trading Cards and Paper Crafting
Supplies in the world. Stock includes over 100,000+ items along with the latest and
greatest releases from the Simon Says Stamp brand, Hero Arts, Tim Holtz,
Lawn Fawn, Copics, House-Mouse Designs and so much more.
With such an amazing variety and awesome deals on shipping, it’s always good
timing to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp store!

challs entered
Simon Says Stamp Wed chall Polka dots
Incy Wincy Designs chall Inspired by a Song/Book/Movie
My Song is "I'm forever blowing Bubbles"
Alphabet chall. D is for Dots .. 

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our
**In The Garden** chall. theme @ House Mouse & Friends Mon chall.
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