About Me

My photo
London, Battersea, United Kingdom
I have been blogging since 2010. I have been married for 31 years and have three children,I have been blessed with Four Gorgeous Grandchildren. I love making my own cards, but dabble in cake making & crochet too. I enjoy going to Alexander Palace twice a year with my mum. I live in Battersea and have grown up here, although me and hubby's dream is to one day live in Spain.....

Thursday, 15 August 2019

New Home


Hello there and thanks for popping by my blog today.

Today I am sharing a card I made for a friend who I met at the bus stop on my way to work.
Something had happened and we along with others were waiting an age for a bus to come along.
We just started talking and became good friends.

Me and my husband renewed our wedding vows last year (30 yrs). We went to the same church where we got married, but had a different vicar.

Denise, who I met at bus stop, worked at the university and had access to an industrial cutting machine. She made cut out heart shapes for the table, heart shaped wooden decoration with our names in it & also I asked her to design my cake topper.

My Cake Topper

Heart Decoration

Cut out heart shapes



Now onto the card I made 

I made the flowers.
Typed the saying myself.
The tag states what day they moved in.
Key I have had in my stash for yonks.


Inside of card

I think decorating the inside adds to the card. I never used to!!

Hope you like what you see & thanks again for stopping by.

I shall be entering my card into the following challenges

Creative Moments  Challenge 174 Anything Goes.

Crafts Galore Encore challenge #66 Anything Goes

Creatalicious Challenge #169 Anything Goes with an added twist of sparkle


Ally's Angels Challenge#25 Anything Goes

Tuesday, 6 August 2019

Cheers ... to good friends..

Today I am sharing a card I made for a very good friend.
We both love a prosecco.

She loved the card, and I really enjoyed making it too.




I just printed off glass shape, cut out and used as a template. Added all the bling. My handmade foam flowers. Sentiment was from a Whimsy blog win I won ages ago along with loads more. It was perfect for this card.

Thanks for popping on by my blog today. 
Be sure to leave a comment and I will visit your blog too.

I shall enter this card into the following challenges.

Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenges #1931 'Anything Goes'

Simon says stamp Wednesday challenge  'Add a die cut'

Lemon shortbread challenge #99 'Anything Goes'

Through the craft room door.



Friday, 21 June 2019

Easel Wedding Card

Here is a Easel wedding card that I made a while ago but never posted.
I made the vintage flower following a YouTube tutorial (cannot remember who...sorry)
Tonic dies that I just distressed here and there.
Embossed the pearlised card which the flower sits on.
Glitter paper in the background and then your normal pearls/rhinestones & leaves & ribbon to finish off.


Thanks for popping by my blog today.
I look forward to your comments and I will pop on over to visit you too x

I shall be entering this into the following challenges:- 

Crafty Sentiments Challenge - Anything Goes

Crafty Catz - Anything Goes

Polkadoodles Craft - Anything Goes

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Christmas wedding favour

Today I am sharing a photo of a Christmas cracker that is actually a wedding favor.
Inside will be an organza bag containing some chocolates.

I made 100 of them!!!  It sent me crackers, lol.

My Cousin gets married in December and I thought this would be a nice unique wedding gift for her and her bride to be, because they already live together. (I obviously asked her first).






The card was from lime tree crafts that I embossed with an A4 embossing folder, Victorian swirls.
Ribbon I purchased from Ebay.
Poinsettia die (I can't remember who by)
Leaves are a Tattered Lace die.
Diamante from pound shop.
Glitter glass from Anna Marie designs.
Organza bags purchased from Wish.

Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog, please leave a comment and I will pop on over and visit you too x

I would like to enter into the following challenges:-

Crafting from the heart : - #245 Anything Goes

Lil patch of crafty friends :-  #107 Always anything goes

A bit more time to craft:- #93 Anything goes

Avenue 613:- #222 Anything goes with an optional twist: more than one fold

A perfect time to craft:- #6 - 2019 Anything goes

Creative moments:- #170 Anything goes


  


Monday, 27 May 2019

50th Birthday Card


Today I am sharing a card that a friend requested.
She just wanted her friends name and age on the card and then left colour combo etc down to me.
It's surprising how blooming hard this is!!!! It seemed to take an age because I kept adding things, then taking it away, as I am sure you have all done.






I do hope you take time to leave a comment so as I can visit you too.
Many Thanks

I shall be entering this card into the following challenges:-
qkrstampede.blogspot.com #349 Anything Goes


Saturday, 2 March 2019

Need your help please


Good afternoon folks.
Please could you just try and leave a comment so as I can see if I have it set up right.

I entered 3 blog challenges and found it strange that they did not leave a comment, they usually do.

Many Thanks

Monday, 18 February 2019

Engagement Card

Good afternoon everyone. 
I have been away from blog land for so long now and have decided to re- appear sharing my card and craft making with you all, just like i used to.

I am having to learn how to do things again. Just hoping it all comes back to me.

Today I am going to share an Engagement Card with you. It is a commissioned card.


I kept the card simple.

Thanks for taking time to visit my blog. I am looking forward to reading your comments and will most definitely visit you back.

I am going to enter this card into the following challenges:-

613 Avenue Create - #218 Anything Goes/ Optional Twist - Use a critter

A bit more time to craft - #86 Anything Goes

Classic Design Team - February #2 Anything Goes