Wednesday 30 January 2013

Natalie and Amy's Challenge - Something New/ Something Old

Yes it's that time again for our monthly challenge over at Natalie and Amy's!!! 

The Theme this time is "Something Old and Something New"

As always the prize is a gift voucher for £15.00 to spend in Natalie and Amy's Shop where they have lots of new goodies including the new Memory Box dies and Marianne Papers!!

Well here is my card made with my New "Saturated Canary" Ellie's Birthday stamp who is just a gem to colour and as always I have used my Pro Markers with glossy accents added to the balloons and arrow on dress.

The papers are "New" from Marianne Designs called Beautiful Butterflies and the colours are all so beautiful!!
My "Old" items are Marianne Butterfly Die which I have cut out in two colours then used stickles and pearls for the main body and bazzil cardstock to layer. Added a Magnolia sentiment banner with a little clothes peg and finally blue ribbon and liquid pearls.

Now check out the DT ladies creations you wont be disappointed!!!

Challenges I am entering are:

Paper Pretties  -  PWC243  -  Square Card
Simon Says  -  Anything Goes
Flutterby Wednesday  -  Anything Goes (With Butterfly/Fairy)
Party Time Tuesday  -  Anything Goes
Passion for Pro's  -  Add Sparkle
Creative Inspiration Paints  -  Anything Goes

Well yesterday I couldn't get on Mr Blogger and when I did it was so slow and today I'm having major problems with my photo's only half are showing and the other half say there's a problem with the programme!!!

Anyway that's it going to sit with my Baby Dusty for a bit she's been to the Vet's today as she has red skin everywhere you can see flesh its so red and because she's an old lady she is also having toilet problems!!!

The Vet has given her some tablets to take which she says will make her wee more and that's all I need she already wee's alot and if she doesn't make it out there's BIG puddle's as she's such a big dog!!

Fingers crossed the tablets work.

Thanks for all your lovely comments as always and a BIG hello to my new followers hope you find a little inspiration while browsing my work!!!

Love and Hugs Chanelle xxx

Tuesday 29 January 2013

It's Heart's Galore over at Bearly Mine this week.

Well at last Mr Blogger has let me on to my dashboard to post!!!

Its running so slow I've given up so many times but at last I can show you my card for today which is for the challenge over at "Bearly Mine" today which is Heart's Galore!!!

Check out our Sponsors this week as once again we have two!!!

Noor Designs are giving this beautiful "Leaves Die"
So here we go!!

For this I have used another new Magnolia (Tilda with Love Music) I so love all these new images everyone is just so cute! 

Coloured as always with my Pro Markers and added Rock Candy to the heart bubbles.
Because its hearts I had to use my favourite Cheery Lynn die which looks fabulous everytime I use it and the small inner one which I have stamped on is a Nellie finally liquid pearls around the border..
More hearts and this time its a Magnolia heart tag with a sentiment from Magnolia and the black ribbon is a lucky find in my stash and it was just big enough.
Then look at these yummy papers the most perfect set for Valentines they are called Love Dreams and can be found here.
Loving these beautiful papers just sorry my photo's don't give the gorgeous colours but I'm working on it so hopefully next time they with be as lush as they look below.

Don't forget to check out the DT's work over at Bearly Mine as always they are all so beautiful!!

Challenges I am entering are:

Party Time Tuesday  -  Anything Goes
Tilda Town  -  Celebrate
Dutch Magnolia - Bingo  -  Ribbon, Distress, Bow
Tip Top Tuesday   -  Lavishly Lusious Layers

My word I can't tell you how long this has taken me tonight once I got on to the dashboard!!!

Anyway I need to do some commenting to will have to catch up with you all tomorrow!!

Love and Hugs Chanelle xxx

Wednesday 23 January 2013

It's Anything Goes over at Midweek Magnolia xxx

Well I'm running late with today's post for "Midweek Magnolia's Challenge" which this week is a real easy one "Anything Goes" so come on you Magnolia Lovers let's see your beautiful creations you have while next Tuesday night so there's plenty of time!!!!

This is a card that I made while crafting with my lovely Niece Kerry we had a lovely time together and I know Kerry finished her card while we where together, me on the otherhand needed to ink my edges and add some flowers and stuff so finished it at home!!  You can check out Kerry's card here.

Here is "Bonny" I just had to add this gorgeous image to my collection as I just love cherub's and this is just adorable!

As always I have coloured in with my Pro Marker's and added stickles to the little cute wings.
Went with the monochrome look with these fabulous papers the pre glittered backing paper is from First Addition and the yummy floral paper is of course "Magnolia"!!
Used my Honeycomb paper again just loving it and a Cheery Lynn heart die around the edge and a lovely Martha Stewart border punch for the ribbon strip.
Used my Marianne "Branch Forest" die for the foliage and added Marianne berries and Petaloo flowers also edged the image with distress inks and perfect pearls all available from Natalie and Amy's Craft Shop.
Love this Cat's Life Sentiment just so perfect for Valentine's and the lovely silver ribbon the perfect match.
Side view with the lovely heart detail.

Now it's time to check out the wonderful DT ladies over at Midweek Magnolia to see there wonderful design's this week and don't forget the winner receives a fabulous prize from "Magnolia"!!

Challenges I am entering are:

I love Pro Markers  -  Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations  -   Anything Goes with option of flowers
Paper Shelter  -  Anything Goes
Dutch Magnolia  -  Bingo (Text, Die, Pearl)
Magnolia-Licious - Love theme blog hop
Tip Top Tuesday  -  Lavishly Luscious Layers
Hanglar and Sweet Magnolia  -  Ribbon and Lace

The weather is still bad here cold and now and again we have more snow!!

Been trying to catch you with commenting but my dongle packs up after so long and I have to keep
 re-loading so in the end I have given up!!!

Hello to my new follower's and my loyal "Old Followers" lol , hope you are all well and safe and warm.

Love and Hugs Chanellexxx

Tuesday 22 January 2013

Forever Friends Baby xx

Hi I'm here today with a New Baby card which is made with my new "Forever Friends" baby collection and its adorable so many stamps on the 8 x 8 sheet and such a fabulous size.

I cut out a circle in my 8 x 8 card and covered it with different pink Magnolia papers which are so perfect for that special baby card.
Here are two of the stamps from the collection the mobile and moses basket and as always coloured with my pro's and added stickles to the basket and glossy accents on the duck mobile.
Used my pretty baby pink mesh ribbon and a fabulous enamel bling baby carriage that I found in "Primark" for £1.00 what a great buy!!!!
Here you can see I have used my Baby Feet punch to embellish the circle opening and added stickles to highlight another great idea but needed loads!!!!
Here you can see lots of feet!!! lol
Lovely "New Baby" sentiment but sorry forgot where they where from!

Hope you like my creation I know that my Niece Kerry did and she loved the idea with the "Feet"

Challenges I am entering are:

Forever Friends  -  Favourite Embellishments (So hard as I love most embellies but here I have a fabulous charm and yummy stickles)
Passion for Pro's  -  Favourite Colour Combo (Soft Pinks)
PaperTake Weekly  -  Tie up loose ends (Add a Bow)
SongBird  -  "Baby Mine" New Baby
Crafty Boots  -  New (Baby)
Dream Valley  -  Girls Girls Girls
Joanna Sheen  -  New Bigginings
Crafts for Eternity  -  Punch it (Loads of punched feet)
Lori Challenge  -  Use pink plus one other colour (White)
PaperPretties  -  PWC241  -  Ribbon
Zoe Bunny  -  Anything Goes
Card and Scrap  -  Use Punch
Crafts and Me  -  Something New  -  New Baby stamps
Ready Teddy Go  -  Something New

Well I'm off now for a lay down as I am made up with cold once again which is all in my head so I have a lovely headache!  Then I need to colour some images for my orders so need to get rid of the headache!! lol

Love and Hugs Chanelle xxx

Friday 18 January 2013

Yummy "Love Cake"

Well yesterday I had a me day and sat and coloured.

I purchased this beautiful Morning Glory Frame by Stamps Happen on eBay just before Christmas and its been looking at me ever since so out came my paper and I set off stamping.

I so enjoyed colouring the frame for the background and then my other new addition Tilda with "Love Cake" thought they looked perfect together and as always I have coloured with my Pro Markers and added stickle's and viva pearls to the frame and glamour dust to my cake!!!!
This is an 8 x 8 card and the frame is so big there isn't much room for anything else but I do think its a pretty card.
Here you can see a close up of the Morning Glory which I have shaded with greys and a better view of the lush ribbon and pearls.
Happy Birthday Sentiment is from my stash sorry not sure who's it is, more yummy pearls, a prima pebble and magnolia papers.
Used Tim Holtz Doily Edge die and another sentiment this time from SU.
Tim Holtz butterfly edge die and loads more pearls.
Close up of Tilda with "Love Cake" she's just beautiful and from a fabulous new range which I think I need them all!!!  lol

Well I love it and I hope you all like it too!

Challenges I am entering are:

Totally Tilda  -  Tilda in Trousers
Simply Magnolia  -  Yummy Food
Magnolia Down Under  -  Flowers (Morning Glory Frame)
Stampin for the weekend  -  Something Girly
Paper Pretties  -  Ribon PWC241
I Love Pro's  -  Layer it up
Divas by Design  -  Girly
Crafts and Me  -  Something New (Stamps)
Zoe Bunny  -  Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations  -  Favourite Stamp (Magnolia just love them all)
Totally Gorjuss  -  Spotty

Well I'm of to link up and then have another play its far too cold to be going outside in all the snow.  Also I have more DT cards to create and a big order for my friend who is addicted to "Forever Friends" so will be kept busy for a while.

Thanks for all your lovely comments and for staying with me I am slowly getting back into the commenting and will be over to have a nosy later!!

Hope you are all wrapped up warm and have a lovely relaxing weekend.

Love and Hugs Chanelle xxx

Wednesday 16 January 2013

Forever Friends - Happy Anniversary

Well I have another card for you today my Anniversary card for my SIL Cindy and I know she loved it especially my new honeycomb paper!!! lol

I decided to use this Forever Friends image which is actually a christmas image but thought its perfect for our loved up couple!!!
As always I have coloured in with my beloved Pro Markers and then shaded around the edges with my distressed inkpad, the "Together Forever" sentiment is from Magnolia.
Used my new First Edition papers with plain card love these papers as half are pre-glittered as you can see on the backing paper.
Had this congratulations ribbon in my stash for ages but never had the right papers so together with this ribbon slider just right! These fabulous flowers are from Natalie and Amys store and are just lovely they come in loads of colours and are complete with the pearls.
Used the papers inside and out along with the ribbon.
Now this is my new favourite embellishment at the moment "HoneyComb" paper just loving it and need to get more!!!!

Don't forget all your basic crafty needs and soooo much more can be found over at Natalie and Amy's Craft Shop and if you spend over £10.00 its postage free!!!  I'm off for a nosy as they have just got the new Memory Box dies in stock and some new papers so think a little spend is coming on!! lol

Challenges I am entering are:

Forever Friends  -  Favourite Embellishment "Honey Comb" paper!!
Paper Pretties  -  PWC241  -  Ribbon
I Love Pro's  -  Layer it up
Top Tip Tuesday  -  Fur/Feathers  -  TeddyBears Fur
Crafts and Me  -  Something New  -  HoneyComb Paper
Zoe Bunny  -  Anything Goes
2 Sisters  -  Celebrations
Delightful Sketches  -  Hearts
Joanna Sheen  -  New Bigginings (Baby, Anniversary, Wedding, New Home)

Off now to link up and grab some tabs for my headache!!!

I have been off work now for 15 months and today was my first visit to see a councillor because of the NHS cuts the waiting list is soooooo long and now I have a banging headache!!

Hope you are all snuggled up warm and cosy because it soooo cold outside!!!!!

Love and Hugs Chanelle xxx

Tuesday 15 January 2013

Bearly Mine - Anything Goes

Well its Team A turn over at the Bearly Mine Challenge Blog and this week it's "Anything Goes" and is sponsored by Kenny K and Natalie and Amy's two fabulous prizes!!!!!

PRIZE - 5 DIGI'S of the Winner's Choice

 Natalie and Amy's£10.00 Gift Voucher

Well thats crack on here is my card and I used this beautiful image called "Bow" just think shes fab you can find here over at Kenny K's here you can also purchase a more risky image "Bow Adult"!!!

As always I have coloured my image with my pro markers and just added a small amount od stickles and a pearl for her earing.

Isn't she just beautiful if you check out the DT blog you will see that Natascha went for the
 "Adult" version!! lol  Placed the imgage on two ovals and added some liquid pearls around the edges.
These lush papers are Rose Dream and Mini Dot's which I seem to use on all my cards as they are so perfect with every set of papers and in every colour possible.
My flower is a magnolia die and as you can see I have used the Mini Dots in Lilac with purple card amd a lovely chrystal brad.
As you can see I love my new Magnolia Fern dies here it is again!!
Found this perfect sentiment in my stash cut a sizzix tag and added the purple bow and pearl.

Roses Dream £5.00 such dreamy papers x

Mini Dots £6.00 a real must have xx

Dont forget to check out the DT creations everyone is just so beautiful and we have all used different images which shows the wide range on offer.

Challenges I am entering are:

Card Mania!!  Girly
Zoe Bunny  -  Anything Goes
Totally Gorjuss  -  Spotty
Allsorts  -  Dies and Punches
Paper Crafting Journey  -  Anything Goes
Moving along with the times  -  Floral Delights
Paper Pretties  -  Brads
I love Pro's  Tag it
Divas by Design  -  Anything Goes
Card and Scrap  - Punch

Well thats it from me I so enjoyed colouring this lovely image and have been busy with my cards as I think my mojo is back and so I will be back soon!!

I actually spent a lovely afternoon yesterday with my niece Kerry its been such a long time and we both really enjoyed it we made a card each with "Bonny" well I say we made a card Kerry managed to finish hers mine is still waiting to be put together!! 

Thanks Kerry and Cindy for having Ruby so we could craft!! xxxx

Love and Hugs Chanelle xxxx

Saturday 12 January 2013

New Goodies

My card today I made for fun using my new goodies from my prize at Magnolia the beautiful long haired Tilda with Tulips and the fern die just fabulous and I have followed the sketch over at Cutie Pie!!!!

As always I have coloured in with my pro markers then inked around the edges with vintage photo and added stickles to the flowers.
The yummy papers are from First Addition called "New Leaf" from over at Amy and Natalie's its such a beautiful set of papers.
Added some pearl bling and stickles around the edges.
Love this die, the flowers and pearl leaves are all from my stash.
The "Celebrate" sentiment is from SU and the small "It's your day" on the image is Magnolia.

Challenges I am entering are:

Cutie Pie  -  Sketch
2 Sister's  -  Celebrations
Paper Crafting Journey  -  Anything Goes
Totally Paper Crafts  -  Ribbon
Pink Elephant  -  Celebrate  TPE181
Divas By Design  -  Anything Goes

Don't forget to check out Amy and Natalie's shop for all your essentials!!

Well I've had a very productive week and made some lovely cards even if I do say so my self will be showing some of them over the next few days as its my Niece's little boy Ryley's birthday tomorrow  and then I have an Anniversary card!!

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend and fingers crossed that the snow stays away!!

Love and Hugs Chanelle xx

Wednesday 9 January 2013

Midweek Magnolia - Magnolia image on a Tag xx

I'm here at last better late than never!!!

Well no matter how hard I try I just can't get on I decided that I would be organised this year with my DT cards well I was but my laptop had other ideas and wouldn't accept my memory card so I kept trying and ended up breaking it, so this morning I went to buy a new one but that wouldn't work so I had to wait and pick up my laptop from my daughter to upload!!!

Anyway its challenge time for Team B over at Midweek Magnolia and the theme this week is a Tag which must have a magnolia image on it!!!

This is my first ever  tag which I have finished and I love it so will keep it safe for that very special pressie!!

Love this beautiful Tilda she was in my secret santa pressie isn't she just adorable "Tilda Capture's Star's" coloured as always with my pro markers and added stickles for the extra sparkle.

The great die was candy from Angela's Christmas Shutter Door at Magnolia when my parcel came I was sooooo excited and wow I have two new dies and two of the new stamps from the current range!!!
I added this fab rushed net ribbon and cut out the butterfly borders from Tim Holtz.
This yummy Magnolia paper 6x6 "Summer Memorie's" was also in my pressie and is just perfect with these die's.  Sentiment is also from Magnolia.
Marianne Butterfly die and lush pink pearls for the body and this fab flower ribbon.
Final picture the side view showing the detail.

Just wanted to thank Teresa for my parcel its was yummy and I just love everything!!!

Now you really need to pop over to Midweek Magnolia and check out the DT creations as always they are "Stunning".

Don't forget that the random winner also get a prize from Magnolia so its so worth entering!!

Challenges I am entering are:

Diva's by Design  -  Anything Goes
I Love Pro's  -  Tag it
Flutterby Wednesday  -  Anything Goes with a Butterfly/Fairy on
Stamptacular  - Don't be Square
Dutch Magnolia Chickie's  -  Anything Goes
Tilda Town  -  Anything Goes
Magnolia Down Under  -  Anything Goes

Well I'm off to link up and then try to get a look at your beautiful blogs!!!

Love and Hugs Chanelle xxx