Sunday 30 September 2012

Challenge time again over at Natalie and Amy's xx

Well its been a month since Natalie and Amy launched there new challenge blog and my word what a fabulous amount of entry's we had well over 400 so thank you so much everyone who entered and of course congratulations to our winner Sue I hope you have fun playing with these yummy goodies.
Now onto this months Challenge where the theme is "Blingy Birthdays" its another easy one as all us crafter's just adore bling!!! The prize this month is £15.00 to spend in the shop so come on you crafter's out there show us ya bling!!!
For my card I decided to use this fabulous image from Kraftin Kimmie she is called "Felicity Angel and comes complete with the perfect sentiment and the halo!!!  You can find her here.
Really enjoyed colouring her up with My Pro Markers and added loads of stickles and liquid pearls.
You can see here the beautiful die from Marianne D "Anja's Leaves" I have also added some mulberry flowers the green ones I coloured with my Pro's so that they matched.
Better view of the sentiment and the butterfly that I punched twice from Martha Stewart and the lovely border punch is from EK Success.

The papers are First Edition "Boho Chic",  DCVW "Metallic Stack" and you can find the card which is a 6 x 6 scalloped edge from a great selection here!

All basic crafty need can also be picked up along with some yummy goodies at Natalie and Amy's and don't forget that postage is free when you spend over £10.

Challenges I am entering with my card are:

Kraftin Kimmie  -  Show us your favourite
Stamptacular  -  Its your Birthday
Totally Gorjuss  -  Punch/Die
Cup Cake Inspiration  -  Autumn Colours
Creative Inspirations  -  Anything Goes
Passion for Pro's  - Autumn Leaves
Paper Pretties  -  PWC225  -  Fall Inspiration
Divas by Design  -  Fairys and Fantasy
Simon Says  -  Anything Goes
DYSU  -  Scallops
Paper Crafting Journey  -  Mythical Creatures
Bearly Mine  -  Sentiment Added
Party Time Tuesday  -  Anything Goes

Well that's my post done its taken me over two hours to complete I've had my Mum and Dad call in, Danielle couldn't find anything to wear and low and behold its so windy here the blue bin has fallen over which I must add is full and I've had bottles and cans running down the drive I mean how embarrassing is that especially when there is only me left in!!!!

Hope you are all having a great weekend and getting some crafting in!

Would also like to say a big hello to my new followers and old!! lol  then not forgetting everyone who calls by and leaves me lovely comments!! you always make my day "Thank You".

Love and Hugs Chanelle xxxxxxx 

Tuesday 25 September 2012

Yep its me again xxx

Can you believe it I'm back and with another card with no coloured image!!!

As you know I am on the design team for Nicecrane Designs but have really struggled over the last few months with my mojo but when the lovely Ignacio sent me the new Angels and boy I am in love!!

I adore all Angels, Fairy's and Cherubs they are so me and so I thought it would be perfect for my Mums birthday card so here it is!!
Isn't it just so sweet I love it and you really need to checkout the others in the range you can find them here.
Added some different coloured stickles to the image.
Yes more lush digi papers from Bearly Mine from the "Floral Fantasy Range" I cant believe I never had the confidence to use these before!
Flowers are from the Hobby House and the lovely beaded branch is from Love and Live Crafts.
A beautiful metal corner from Natalie and Amy's store and a beautiful pearl swirl which all look so perfect with these papers which I have distressed and inked with "Vintage Photo".
Found this "Mum" stamp in my stash I've had it years and just distressed the edges and inked with Vintage Photo!
The theme at Bearly Mine this week is add a sentiment and this is just perfect for my "Mum".
Side view where you can see all the lovely detail.
Told you its was divine a must have.  You can find more info on Nicecrane Designs Blog here.

Don't forget all your crafty essentials and much more can be purchased from Natalie and Amy's store and its free postage when you spend over £10.00.

Bearly Mine Papers here!

I do love the card and I hope my mum does too she will be 72 on Saturday.

I do feel a little better at the moment so I am spending time crafting which I love anyway as it takes my mine off things.

I am slowly catching up with all your blogs and hope you will bear with me I cant believe what beautiful creations I have missed in my absence.

Challenges I am entering with my card are:

Bearly Mine  -  Add a sentiment
Party Time Tuesday  -  Anything Goes
Stamptacular Sunday  -  Bling it up.
Stampin for the weekend  -  Feeling floral (Sentiments Hope this counts)
Saturday Challenge  -  Distressing
Zoe Bunny  -  Distressing
Joanna Sheen  -  So Sweet
2 Sisters  -  Things with wings and added glitter
Delightful Challenge  -  Distressing
Crafty Ribbons  -  Vintage
Crafts and Me  -  Roses
Divas by Design  -  Lovely Layers
Fab and Funky  -  Things with wings

Love and Hugs Chanelle xxxx

Monday 24 September 2012

Well I've done it again xxx

Well yes I've done it again I really do need to get my act into gear this card was for Bearly Mine DT call but I missed the dead line so here it is anyway I hope you like it!!
These divine papers are from the Halloween range at Bearly Mine its a new collection that Donna has recently introduced and its yummy!  This is the first time I have used Digi papers in ages and I do love them so thank you Gina for giving me the push to buy them.
The sentiment is from Magnolia.
I have used my new Gun Metal liquid pearls from Natalie and Amy's shop.
All the dies are from my Halloween Circuit cartridge and the punched edge is my Drippy Goo martha stewart punch.
Then look at this little canvas image I've had it year's it was a purchase from Simon Says which I have never used until now.

I love Halloween and this set of papers is just divine so will be using lots of it this year!

Well that's my post for today hope you all had a great start to the week. 

Love and Hugs Chanelle xxxxxx

Sunday 23 September 2012

My word I'm sooooooo late xxxx

Before I start I need to appologise for being so late to my Midweek Magnolia teamies!!

Last Wednesday Becky designed a sketch for us to follow which is really beautiful and a delight to do, even though I am late I did enjoy using the sketch and for all you Magnolia lovers out there you can still enter up to Tuesday night.

For my card I used my new stamping Tilda as this is my birthday card for my Niece and I know she loved this image.
As always I have used my pro markers to colour her in and I used grey's around the image to make her pop!!
My new sentiment stamp and look at this wonderful bling I found on ebay.
Pink and black plain card tone beautifully with my new Prima pad.
Lots of Viva pearls in black and a Viva Paper pen for the pink.
Don't forget you can still enter the challenge up until Tuesday night!!!

Challenges I am entering are:

Totally Tilda  -  Bingo Grid (Gems, Punches and Flowers)
Totally Papercrafts  -  For a child
Moving along with the times  -  Girly Girly Prim and Proper
Joanna Sheen  -  So Sweet

Well I'm off to link up and then I might try a bit of crafting!

Hope you are all having a lovely relaxing weekend I've spent mine with my Hubby and we haven't done anything only look after our Granddaughter Summer which was lovely.

That's it I'm not going to moan about anything as I think all my posts I end up doing just that so I'm off!

Love and Hugs to everyone who visits my blog, my followers and everyone who leaves me such beautiful comments Chanelle xxxxxxxxx

Saturday 22 September 2012

Good Luck xx

Well hello everyone I'm back with a "Good Luck" card that I have been asked to create for my Friend.

Had a good think about this one as she wanted the card to be vintage and with the name of the new coffee shop to be on it and well I am really pleased with the final design and my friend said I had excelled to I think she liked it, lets just hope the lady who receives it does too!!!
I actually used my Magnolia Boutique stamp for the shop window I have used this a few times and its so useful and the little stamps I have used for the name you can find here at Natalie and Amy's shop.
I have used my distress inks after colouring the image and have distressed all the paper edges.
Can't send a card with out flowers and bling.
You can see one of the metal corners which I have used on this photo also available from Natalie and Amy's store.
I simply adore these pink paisley papers just superb for the vintage feel.
Added a "Good Luck" banner which is a Magnolia DoHickey threaded onto natural twine and stamped with the same stamps as the above window.
The digi inside is one my friend Lynne sent me to play with years ago and never used and its just perfect for the coffee shop as always I have coloured with my Pro's!
More lush paper for the back and an oval nestie with a SU "Good Luck" sentiment on so that there is somewhere to write and my personal stamp.

Don't forget you can get all your crafting essential and so much more from Natalie and Amy's store and no postage if you spend over £10.00!!!!!

Challenges I am entering my card into are:

Saturday Challenge  -  Distressing
2 Sisters  -  Things with wings
Stampin for the Weekend  -  Feeling Floral
Zoe Bunny  -  Distressing
Moving along with the times  -  Girly Girly Prim and Proper
Crafty Ribbons  -  Vintage
DYSU  -  Flags
Delightful Challenge  -  Distressed
Divas by Design  -  Lovely Layers

Well thanks for staying with me I do love to take photo's!!!

Just a little update I have a new car which I am getting used to and making sure that I park it in the garage at night as that its safe!!  I haven't been doing much crafting as I don't seem to be able to concentrate long enough to finish anything my card above has been made over two days as and when I felt crafty but I do like it!!

Hope you are all enjoying your weekend its lovely and sunny here in Sheffield.

Love and Hugs Chanelle xxxxx

Friday 14 September 2012

Can you tell that I love this image!!!

Well its Friday again and this weekend my DH is off work so we are going to look for a car together as everything I have seen he doesn't like!!

He does make me laugh though cause he doesn't even drive he's only the passenger!!!

Well now on to my card and yes I'm sorry but it's a baby card again!!! My daughter requested a boy card for her hubby's cousin and his partner who have just had their first baby!!
A little gutted though as after I had put the card together I added glossy accents to his dummy and the ink his run!!!! 
Just love him though and as always he is coloured with my Pro Markers.
More of these yummy Graphic 45 papers and added kraft card to it and this yummy cream satin ribbon.
Used my beautiful Doo Hickey flowers and added pearl and suede brads to the centre's.
Overall view of the front and you can also see that I have added a Marianne die flourish available from NandA's shop here.
I have also matched the back and inside so that its all beautifully co-ordinated.
Inside is made up of plain blue bazzil, Kraft and Graphic 45 baby papers.
Couldn't resist this must have sentiment from SU and these perfect little punched feet!

You can purchased all your basic crafting needs from Natalie and Amy's online store and many more yummy goodies well worth a look and if you spend over ten pounds its postage free!

Challenges I am entering are:

Magnolia Mania  -  Blue and Brown
Totally Paper Crafts  -  Favourite Stamp
The Paper Shelter  -  Punch it or Die Cuts
Diva's by Design  -  For a child
Bearly Mine  -  Anything Goes
Zoe Bunny  -  Distressing  (All paper edges are distressed)

Well thats my card sorry that there are so many photo's!!!!

Just off to link up and my last post I forgot!!  remembered today and was so lucky that the challenges where all still running!

Hope you have a lovely weekend, my youngest daughter Danielle will be 22 on Sunday so need to crack on with her card seeing as I really have let my crafting slip!! lol 

Love and Hugs to you all and thank you for staying with me and hello to my new followers I do so appreciated everyone of you lovely crafter's and gain so much inspiration from you all!

Chanelle xxxxxxx

Wednesday 12 September 2012

Hooked on You xxxx

Sorry I have only just linked the challenges up as I completely forgot when I posted this xxx 

Well at last I have felt like crafting might have to do with the fact that I couldn't move in my craft room and dare I tell you I have been walking on my baby Mangnolia's but fear not I have actually sorted them all in to proper order and boy its so much easier!!!!

Tomorrow is my "Darling Husband's" Birthday and even though he said I didn't have to make him a card I knew I had the perfect image that I needed to ink up that I purchased from Natalie and Amy's shop!!!

I know that Allan never looks at my blog so I'm safe to load up my card and just like to say that I love him to bits and thank him from the bottom of my heart for loving me so much and helping me through the bad times I am having at the moment!!! Some days I actually wonder why he stays but then that says it all doesn't it!!!
Just had to have this wonderful image from Kraftin Kimmie with the perfect sentiments that come with it and as always I have coloured it with Pro Markers and added glamour dust on the feathery part of the hat!!!!!
Don't you think these papers are just perfect for Male cards just love them from Basic Grey "Little Black Dress" range!! 
Added some beautiful bronze metallic bazzil also from N&A's.
Shaped scalloped edge 8 x 8 card also available from N&A's.
Added a perfect flat bow in yummy brown satin!

I am really pleased with the design of my card and I'm so glad I purchased this image its so perfect for male cards!!!!

Challenges I am entering with my card:

Bearly Mine  -  Anything Goes
Paper Pretties  -  PPMC56 Birthday Card
Creative Inspirations  -  Birthdays
Forever Friends  -  Ribbon

Here are a few pictures of my two beautiful daughters who went on an assault course on Sunday!!!

It was part of Danielle's birthday pressie from Rochelle how lucky was she!!!!! lol

How brave and she hates heights!!

Rochelle just loved it and I have more fab photo's which I may scrap if I ever get round to it!!

Well that's all for tonight feel a bit better about myself today and I have even cleaned up! (Sound a right dirt bag don't I) just the ironing left but there's only a very small pile so may do that tomorrow after my Doctor's appointment, then off looking for a new car which I have no interest in at the moment but I don't go out that much and now I don't go out at all so think I need one!!!!!

Love and Hugs to everyone Chanelle xxxxx