Wednesday, 22 December 2010



No! Thats not how im feeling!! Lol! Just thought i would post a cute little cracker that i turned into a name place for xmas dinner. I was taught this at a SU workshop i go to about once a month at a lovely lady's house ann pop over and see her blog craftysquirrel she does some gorgeous creations!
Sorry about the quality of photos done them tonight so not so good. I think they are so sweet very simple to do thanks ann!

Stamps : Tim Holtz,SU
Punches : SU
Ribbon from stash

Thanks for looking MERRY CHRISTMAS hope santa comes to visit you! xx

Friday, 17 December 2010

Christmas giveway

Just to let you know if you pop over to the ribbon girl blog there having a christmas giveaway you could win a £10 gift voucher to spend in the lili of the valley online store and a selection of silk and satin ribbon,lace,buttons,pins,dewdrops,double sided tape and stickles embellishments from the ribbon girl.
It runs until Dec 29th. Good luck! x

Gift Bags

Hope everone is keeping nice and warm were quite lucky where we are just a sprinkle of the white stuff
so far!!
Well is everone done there xmas shopping yet? Im not! Going today to hopefully finish it!! Thought i would

show some pics of a gift bag i made for someone very simple to do its called a bag in a box. Sorry cant remember where i got tutorial from splitcoaststampers i think.

Stamps : Sugar Nellie
Papers : MME
Cardstock : Su
Ribbon from stash colored with copics,primsa pencils used MS punch on base.

Hope you like dont know how often i'll get on here over holidays just going to relax with the family.

                                                                                 Julie xxx

Friday, 10 December 2010

Get Well Soon

just finished the drated housework! I can craft now! Decided to show a non-xmas card today a get well card

someone the family knows not doing so good at the moment hope they feel better soon xx
Isnt he adorable! Tried to get a textured look by dotting the pen on the card seen it at another blog thought i would have a go.
Quite pleased with the look.

Stamp : Lili of the Valley
Papers : DCWV
Ribbon own stash, colored with copics,primsa pencils
Cardstock : SU
thanks for looking x

Thursday, 9 December 2010



Todays card is for the Sugar Nellie Challenge Its a sketch by maria therese the theme snowflakes i used one of the images i won from a sugar nellie challenge they are so sweet!
Thought she was perfect for the theme.

Stamp : Sugar Nellie,Tim Holtz(SnowFlakes)
Papers : SU,Fancy Pants
Cardstock : Crafters Companin
Ribbon : SU
Lace : WOC
Colored with copics,primsa pencils i inked edges with distress inks,also used twinklets(LOVE IT)
I also used glitter Stickles on edges.
Thanks for looking x

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

WaltzingMouse Challenge

Hope you are all well.Todays card is for theWaltzingMouse Sketch Challenge I think i got carried away with

this one i think i will use on a scrapbook layout.
I did have fun with this i borrowed the stamps from a friend,there gorgeous stamps i love the little feet
stamp!! lol!

Stamps : WaltzingMouse
Papers : MME
Cardstock : DCWV
Seambinding from ebay,colored with copics,also used gliter stickles on edges and used glossy accents on
the santas workshop sign.

Hope you like thanks for looking x

Tuesday, 7 December 2010

A Few of my Favorite Things

Todays card is for the Lili of the Valley Challenge A few of my favorite things.

This was hard for me as a love to many things!! Lol!
My fav things are distressing,inking and just getting messy!!

Stamps : Lili of the Valley,Magnolia(sentiment)
Papers : MME
Cardstock : SU
Ribbon from ebay
Lots of distressing,inking and adding glitter and twinklets
Colored with copics,primsa pencils.

Thanks for looking x

Monday, 6 December 2010

Anything Goes

Good Morning,
I hope everone had a good weekend. I did went to my crafty group xmas meet had a lovely time!
Lot of crafting,talking,eating!! Lol!
Right on to the card its for the Just Magnolia Challenge which is Anything Goes with sparkle for the

special monthly challenge.
I just adore this image i keep using her shes so sweet!

Stamps : Magnolia,Catslife Press(sentiment)
Papers : Magnolia
Flowers : WOC,Prima
Used crackle paint on edges of paper love how it curls the edges makes it vintage looking.
I heat embossed glitter embossing powder over the image very sparkly photo doesnt do it justice!
Added loads of glitter stickles.
Colored with copics,primsa pencils.

Hope you like thanks for looking x

Friday, 3 December 2010

Ho! Ho! Ho!

Suns peeking out at the minute the big tease!! Lol!
Found this card in my file thought i would show it. I might have all my xmas cards done!!! We will see!!!
Aww!! Just love him.So lovely to color.

Stamp : Magnolia,SU on the little tags
Papers : MME
Ribbon : SU
cardstock : SU
Colored with copics,primsa pencils,not alot to sat about this one easy to put together my kind of card! LOL!
Nearly forgot the doily behind santa sprayed with gold glimmer mist.

Thanks for looking x

Thursday, 2 December 2010

WOC Challenge

Went and done some xmas shopping today! Think i can relax now just bits and bobs to do.

Right todays card is for theWild Orchid Challenge An old fashioned christmas.
This image i got from my win at the sugar nellie challenge love those shorts.Thought he looked old
fashioned and vintage.

Stamp : Sugar Nellie,magnolia(sentiment)
Papers : MME
Flowers : WOC
ribbon,button from stash,colored with copics,primsa pencils added twinklets for snow effect!love this stuff!!
Also sprayed flowers with some gold mist.
Thats it for now thanks for looking x