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Friday, 30 March 2012

Fairytale Friday

Hi crafty Bloggers

How was your week ? Hope you all have lots planned for the weekend . I went with my daughter to her open day at University.  Wow it is just another world there! I need you all to keep your fingers and toes crossed that she gets the right exam results ! She is a clever cookie it's just all the nerves on the day ! She has lots of cool back up plans but I so want her to get the best start ;0) We had a lovely day together after that shopping & Starbucks ! Rare but so cool to have time to hang out ! on our own !

It's Fairytale Friday where the talented Colette keeps us up to date with what's been going on at  Teddybo Towers ! The current challenge Ends Sunday  so you still have time to join in with "Easter and / or buttons & bows". I have made a wall hanging and I chose this cool set of images called Teddybobea_99 "Window to the world" from Teddybo .


I have coloured the images with prismacolor pencils and added some liquid pearls to the flowers !
Really enjoyed colouring them !


I cut the birdhouse with the cricut & Cindy Loo cartridge  from Kaisercraft card.  I used Papers and die cuts from their Tigerlily collection. I also cut the buttons with the cricut and threaded them. I used my oldest punch deep edge doily punch from Martha Stewart and lastly these intricate Memorybox dies . I finished it off with this pretty ribbon from my local sewing shop and added a key from a necklace I got in the sales !! and a few gems from WOC.

I need to rush off as my cat " Lord Kiefe" has had an injury when he was out at the cat pub ( he murdered a starling ) and ended up with a sore eye !! so he now looks like a pirate !!lol. I need to get some salt water on it to keep an infection from getting in ! It's really sad when he brings these beautiful birds to us but I have to remember it's natural to him.

Thankyou for listening to my woes and thanks for visiting !!

I have some Candy at the top of my blog so why not have a go ! at the momment it's 1 in 20 chance of winning !! ;0)

Bye For Now & Crafty Hugs !
Kirsty - Anne ;0) xx

Sunday, 25 March 2012

Totally Tilda Challenge #43

Good Morning Crafty Bloggers

The sun is shining  here this morning ;0)

Hope you are all having a super weekend !!

I am so thrilled to be part of the Totally Tilda Challenge blog !!!!! I am still in shock can't believe it really  was a lovely surprise ! , so overwhelmed as I have admired the Design Team and have been following some of the girls since I started blogging !! and now have the chance to work with so many talented ladies old and new friends ;0). Have not had time to celebrate as working but off on Wednesday so might just treat myself to a lovely glass emm bottle of wine !!

The new challenge at Totally Tilda today is #43 Tilda holding a flower or bunch of flowers
I chose Tilda with flowerpot from the Butterfly dreams collection.



I have used  these gorgeous Kaisercraft Bonjour papers and this gorgeous floral ribbon I picked up at my local sewing shop ! So pretty ;0). I added a wooden butterfly and put a bit of an old necklace in the middle lol .


I put a gorgeous pink velvet flower on a doohickey die and added a large pearl brad to the centre. It's a joy fold card and there is a surprise when you move the stopper and lift the miniature card up !


There are two eggs from the Hoppy Easter collection and sentiment stamp ! Here is a shot of when it's opened !!


The gorgeous gypsophillias and rose buds are from WOC. Hope you join us in the challenge !!
I have no recipe today as dashing to work ! Thankyou to Susie and the girls for having me !! Remember to pop over and see all there creations !!

I would like to enter my crafty creation into the following super challenges

Just Magnolia 149 - More than one fold - Joy Fold card
Paperplay Challenge - Week 12 - Spring Colours - Pink green yellow
Deep Ocean Challenge Blog 21 - Butterflies - Papers & Wooden embellishment

Bye For Now and hope to catch up with you all next week ;0)

Crafty Hugs
Kirsty-Anne(Kitty) xxx ;0)

Friday, 23 March 2012

Fairytale Friday ;0)

Hi Crafty Bloggers

Hows your week going mine is just flying by !! It's Fairytale Friday at the Teddybo Challenge where Colette is sure to make you giggle with all that's been going on at Teddybo towers !! I have made an Easter card with this gorgeous scene from one of the latest graphics from Teddybo . It's called "Hello Up there" so adorable with the owl in the tree and Jolly ;0)!!


I made a pocket card so I can slip a wee voucher in for Easter,  for the teenager as she loves Jolly ;0)

Here's the inside


The current challenge is Easter or Buttons and bows so why not have a go !! I shall leave the recipe underneath and wish you all a Super weekend ;0) I have some super crafty news to share with you next time ;0) !

Lots of Crafty Hugs
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx

Recipe
Teddybobea_116 printed onto Create & Craft 200gsm card. Sentiment freebie from Internet sorry can't remember where ?
Card stock - Coredinations white , Kaisercraft TigerLily paper pad , Stampin Up Neutrals Pack
Mediums - Prismacolor pencils blended with sansador / Distress ink pad
Tools - Cricut Paper Trimmer, Cuttlebug with memory box die.
Embellishments - Gem brads from WOC. Tiny brads . button & Black  grain ribbon from Stampin Up. Twine from a crafty friend ;0)

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Challenges !!! with Magnolia ;0)

Hi Crafty Bloggers

WHoop WHoop I have 100 followers ! Thank you & Hi (waving) to my new followers !!

I got my laptop back today after spilling a cup of coffee over it ! They even have all my files on it ! Can't believe they fixed it ! The teenager will be relieved as I was pinching her laptop all the time lol !

I am so loving Magnolia at the moment ! So I made a Birthday card using this wee cutie called Tilda with Peony from the Sweet Crazy Love collection . 



I followed this super sketch at Midweek Magnolia's Challenge - Week 2 .! Great fun as lots of layers !!
I made a gate fold card ! for a wee change ;0)


There is no light today here it is dull ;0( ! I used my cricut to make these cute pinwheels a tiny birdhouse  and flowers ! I adore these tiny brads !! Some pictures of the inside ....


Some more shots with these gorgeous papers from My Minds Eye 



I would also like to enter my creation into the following super challenge


I shall leave the recipe underneath ! I am off to play with Teddybo ! Hope your having a super week hope to catch up with your blogs in the next couple of days lol ! 

Lots of Crafty Hugs 

Kirsty-Anne 
xx ;0) xx

Recipe 
Magnolia Tilda with peony stamped with memento black ink onto Create & craft 200gsm card.Happy Birthday generated on word and printed.
Medium - prismacolor pencils & Derwent pencils & sansodor
Card stock - Coredinations White , My Minds Eye Miss Caroline Paper pad.
Tools - Cricut Expression with Craftroom . Cricut Paper Trimmer . 
Embellishments - lace from WOC. Tiny Brads from Stampin Up. Vellum from EBay .

Monday, 19 March 2012

Easter Gift Bag ;0)

Hi Crafty Bloggers

Hows your start to the week ? I am off today after my first week back after my time off and oh do my feet hurt lol so I am taking it easy and doing lots of lovely crafting !! I have made an Easter Gift bag to put lots of tiny chocolate eggs in ! yummy !. I chose a Magnolia stamp called Bunny Rabbit Tilda. I coloured her with this gorgeous Turquoise pencil ! I wanted her to match these gorgeous papers from Magnolia.



I used lots of Magnolia Doohickey dies and flowers from WOC. I also used a gorgeous green feather in the floral display !



Oh my teenager made me a wonderful card for Mother's Day I was so surprised as did not expect anything she had great fun using the distress inks and glue lol while I was at work !! It reminded me of when she used to make so many things when she was younger but exams and boyfriends have taken over lol !!

I would also love to enter the following super challenge ;-


Just a quick post today as I want to craft before everyone comes home lol Sorry no recipe today ! Thanks for Visiting !
Crafty Hugs
Kitty ;0)


Saturday, 17 March 2012

I love this Tilda ;0)

Hi Crafty Bloggers

How are we all ? I am working away and I had made this when I was off and thought I would show you today. I am so loving this collection from Magnolia especially this stamp so cute  with her teddy bear ! A dream to colour !! I coloured her dress green which I rarely do !!


I have made an easel card drawer box but this time I have made two layers .  There are lots of tutorials on you tube for these. Took me ages to decorate but I really enjoyed making the flowers and pinwheels on my cricut !



I decorated all the eight drawers and added lots of different buttons, ribbons , die cut flowers and this wonderful sentiment from Pink petticoat " mums are like buttons they hold everything together"

here are some shots of the drawers




last one lol


I will leave the recipe underneath I would love to enter my creation into the following super challenges

Papertake weekly Challenge - For the Girls..Mum
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - A Bit O Green
Just Magnolia  Week 147 - Green

If you scroll to the top of my blog I have some great candy so why not have a go !! Must dash to work ! Hope all you mums get spoiled tomorrow on Mother's Day here in the UK ! I have a teenager so it's not going to happen for me lol but I will be spoiling my wonderful mum ;0)

Bye For Now & Thanks for visiting
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx

Recipe
Magnolia Tilda with teddy bear stamped with rich cocoa memento ink onto 200gsm Create & Craft Card. Pink petticoat sentiment printed onto vellum. Magnolia Gift from the heart sentiment stamped with memento black ink pad.
Mediums - Prismacolor & Derwent pencils blended with Sansador. Distress Ink Pads
Tools - Cricut paper Trimmer & Expression 2 . Cuttlebug . Craft concepts butterfly & Dots embossing folder
Card stock - Cricut pastels . Kaisercraft Lil Primrose paper pad. Coredinations White .
Embellishments - Cuts- Flowers, Pinwheels,frame,bow from Cricut Exclusives & Basics on craftroom .Offcut ribbons & Cheesecloth from eBay. Buttons & tiny brads from Stampin up. Pearls  and gem/pearl brads from WOC. Hitch fasteners by Tim Holtz.

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Teddybo Tuesday

Bonjour  Crafty Bloggers

How are we today ? I am back to work tomorrow after my lovely fortnight off don't you just hate your first day back there's always something that's changed lol !! and it takes about three days to get back into the swing of it ! Thank goodness we have lovely new graphics from Teddybo to cheer us up and they are all adorable !! ;0)


I have chosen Teddybobea_115 I have just used Bea , I used a gorgeous slate prismacolor pencil for her coat just loving that shade !!


I used glamour dust on the cuffs !! and I thought Bo & her would be in Paris on a windy day and she is looking for him !!! He is probably sitting having a beer  and a some french fries lol ! I put two large tags together and used Kaisercraft bonjour papers as they have a French Theme ! and I used this gorgeous stripey ribbon !!


I stamped a postcard from LOTV onto cream card . I decorated the back with more of these lush papers and used a chipboard piece for the sentiment !


The current Challenge running is still the Menu challenge . Why not pop over and look at all the girls super creations !! it is so much fun so why not have a go if you haven't already ! I chose the blue & cream papers for my starter, flowers for my main course , ribbon for my dessert and finished with glitter as my coffee !!

I have some candy at the top of my blog if you wish to enter !! I shall leave the recipe underneath and I shall be back soon. Thanks for popping by !

Au revoir Kirsty-Anne ;0) and a kiss on each cheek lol !

Recipe - Teddybobea_115printed onto 200gsm Create & Craft Card. Postcard from LOTV stamped with momento rich cocoa ink pad onto stampin up cream  /neutrals card stock.
Tools - Cricut paper trimmer , Cropadile & eyelets.
Mediums - Prismacolor & Derwent pencils blended with sansador. Distress ink Vintage photo for edges.
Card stock - Squaredog large tags from ebay . Kaisercraft Bonjour paper pad .
Embellishments - Striped ribbon from Stampin Up. Pink ribbon from offcuts at eBay. Flowers are Darjeeling. Charm baubles from a necklace. Glamour dust with tombow glue pen

Sunday, 11 March 2012

Easy Tiger

Hi Crafty bloggers

Hope your having a fantastic weekend . I have been crafting lots ;0), I really enjoyed making this tag . I have chosen one of my favourite stamps "Wild Tilda" and my lastest fix Kaisercraft . Loving their papers and designs at the momment.


I love colouring her stripes ! I don't tend to go for bright colours but I am loving this black/pink & orange combination !! The papers are called "TigerLily" too lol. They are so bright and lovely ;0)

I had great fun making her into a tag for a wine bottle and I thought of the sentiment "easy tiger"   was an idea as once  you have a glass of wine it's hard not to get carried away especially if it's  pink Beringer in my case lol !


I had so much fun making the butterflies with a Kaisercraft stamp which I coloured with distress inks , cut out and then added bead gel for a glossy finish ! My photo is not so good but the little beads are so pretty in the light !


I decorated the back with a space for a sentiment !


I shall leave the recipe underneath . I would like to enter my tag into the following super challenges


I am off to get my candy posted and then I am cleaning the whole kitchen from top to bottom ;0( must be done lol !! I will have my ipod on for some get up and go lol !! Just aswell your not here to hear me singing !! Thanks for visiting ! hope to catch up with you all tomorrow ;0) am so behind on commenting !!.

Crafty Spring Hugs
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xxx
recipe -
Magnolia Wild Tilda stamped with rich cocoa momento ink onto 200gsm Create & Craft Card as with Kaisercraft Tigerlily clear stamps though with momento black ink. Sentiment printed from word.
Mediums - Prismacolor & Derwent pencils blended with sansador . Distress ink pads . Winsor & Newton Glass Beads texture Gel.
Card stock - Large Tag from Squaredog at ebay.Kaisercraft Tigerlily paper pad & Chipboard pieces.
Tools - Cropadile and eyelets . Cricut paper trimmer.Cuttlebug with swirl tag doohickey die.
Embellishments - Ribbons and lace ribbon from offcuts at eBay. Think pink velvet flower is from prima lol added a black button in middle from own stash . Black roses  and  cheesecloth from eBay.

Tuesday, 6 March 2012

Teddybo Tuesday & A Super fun Challenge !!!!

Hi Crafty bloggers

How are you all I am on my second week off and I have been having lots of fun catching up with my family & friends and doing lots of stuff like watching movies and chilling !! Hope you are all having a great start to the week !! There is so much going on at Teddybo !! Just check out the new images this week and all the lovely crafting goodies available in the shop !! check out the prices they are really competitive !



I made my mum a wonderful card this week with one of the new graphics I chose Teddybea_195 and the new challenge is so much fun it's a menu I really enjoyed taking part why not pop over and check out all the details !! and all the super cards made by the DT's !!
I chose from the menu
Starter  - Pink & Cream papers
Main  -Course Butterflies
Dessert  -lace
Coffee - Glitter



I just love colouring her with my prismacolor pencils ! I have used these gorgeous papers from Kaisercraft ! and I cut out the butterflies from them . I just love these paperpads as they have some cut outs too that I have used ! Finished with some gorgeous lace ! and some glitter on her pom poms !!

I  shall leave the recipe underneath ! Still using teenagers computer Nightmare !!!! lol so should have candy up soon !!  I recieved an award from the lovely Jayne. It's a wonderful idea and I was so excited to be given this and to find out more about it !!


The Liebster Award takes its name from the German word, meaningbeloved, dearest or favourite. It is given to bloggers who have a small following — under 200 followers. As part of the tradition the award is passed along to five other blogs that have motivated and inspired you.


To accept the award you must:
1. Link back to the person's blog who gave it to you and thank them.
2. Post the award to your blog
3. Give the award to 5 bloggers (less than 200 followers) that you appreciate and value
4. Leave a comment on the five blogs you chose to let them know that they have been awarded the Liebster Award.

I had  problems nominating 5 wonderful bloggers there are so many that inspire me !! Here are the wonderful crafters who have just under 200 followers .

 
1. Allessandra from Alessandra's Creations - Just such a talented crafter and  super bloggy friend
2.Marion from Marions-scrapkaarten.- Designs just blow me away
3.Sara from sarhams little corner- Colouring is to die for !!
4. Laura from lauras creative moments - ideas always inspire me !!
5. Lena from lenas bloggsida - the first crafter to follow my blog ! 

Lots of Crafty Hugs
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx



Recipe - Teddybea_195 printed onto 200gsm Create & Craft Card .
Card stock - Kaisercraft Bonjour Paper pad
Tools - cricut paper trimmer
Embellishments - Lace from WOC. Glamour dust with Tombow glue pen.

Distress Ink - Vintage photo always use it around the edges !  of my panels . Available at Teddybo Shop free postage & packing in the UK and no minimum spend !!

Friday, 2 March 2012

Fairytale Friday

Hi Crafty Bloggers

I's Friday already which means  time to giggle with Fairytale Friday !!. This is going to be a super quick post as I spilt a cup of coffee on my laptop and it is dead !!! I am using the teenager's laptop and it is driving me crazy lol !!!  as it is a different operating system. Here is a wee card I made for a colleague for a baby naming ceremony !! I have used my cricut to cut out the baby grow and the swirls . I have used vellum for the text ,  love how you can print onto that !! I have put some pink flowersoft on the swirls ! One of those not sure if you would do it again lol .



Sorry about the picture her editing software is so complicated compared to mine !! lol I will put up some lovely candy when I have all this sorted out !!! Thank you for visiting and I hope you all have a great weekend !

Lots of Crafty Hugs
Kirsty-Anne ;0)