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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Super Striker...

Hello again,
Hope your week is going OK.....

As promised I am back with a really quick post to share another make from the weekend.   I have been going back through my numerous Lili of the Valley stamps to ink some up that havent'd seen daylight for a while and also a great excuse to use my new Spectrum Noir pencils.....

So here is Super Striker image




Embossing Folder - Crafters Companion - Football Crazy
Paper - MME
Sentiment - Forever Friends

Spectrum Noir pencils used

Skin: 4,5,88
Football Kit: 74,75,120,112, 120
Football: 120
Hair: 87,111,101
Grass: 57,58

Thanks for stopping by to say hello :)

Hugs Sally xxx



Monday, 18 August 2014

Cuddle Time

Hope you are all well and had a fab weekend.
I had a lazy weekend and managed lots of colouring and some crochet too :) Happy days.
I made the most of it as the next few weeks I am going to be so busy at work but hope to share a few cards with you over the next couple of days that I managed to make at the weekend :) 

So I have a card that I made on Saturday using one of my all time favourite stamps from Lili of the Valley called : Milly Cuddle Time.



Heres the colours of the pencils/pens that I used

Milly : Face : 4,5,85
Milly Hair: 107,110,87,85,85, TN7
T-Shirt: 32, BP7
Puppy: 114, IG7
Kitten: 87,8
Outline GB1

I use card stock from Papermill Direct and the pencils were blended with Spectrum Noir blending solution.

Thanks for looking!
Have a good day.

Hugs Sally xxxx


Thursday, 14 August 2014

Exciting Announcement!

Hello to you all,

Hope all is good with you.

If you are a regular follower you will know that I absolutely love colouring images and have tried various mediums with my favourite by far being pencils.   
Well the exciting announcement is that I was approached by Spectrum Noir to join their DT as a pencil colourist!!!!!   To say I was shocked and surprised is an understatement......... so I now have a full set of Spectrum Noir pencils that I have been getting the hang of and so far so good :)

I am now officially a team member and you can see the post here


Here are three cards that I made recently with the new pencils......

This is a Crafters Companion image called Wild about You from Rachel Anne Miller

 I had to include my all time favourite bear from Lili of the Valley stamped onto kraft Neenah desert storm card
 And finally an image that has never been coloured before from Penny Black Transparent set - A good catch

I am still getting a hang of the colours and it is a great excuse to have to practice some more.

I will be back soon.

Have a great day.

Hugs Sally xxxx

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Tatty Teddy Flower Pots

Morning to you all,
Hope you are all doing OK :) 
Just popping by to share a quick card made at the weekend....
The super cute Tatty Teddy is coloured with Distress Ink Markers




Paper from stash
Flower - Forever Friends
Sentiment Pink Petticoat

Thats all from me today...short and sweet.
have a great day.
Hugs Sally xxx

Monday, 4 August 2014

Some Bunny

Morning to you all,
Another weekend has flown by and how did we manage to get to the beginning of August!!!

I went to visit my Bestest friend Robyn over the weekend...it is so long since we have seen each other but it was lovely to visit and we even managed some crafting.

Here is a card made using one of the images that I coloured yesterday with Distress Ink Markers.....the stamp was free with Quick Cards...I have stopped buying craft magazine and have moved onto Crochet ones but I just couldn't resist this lil cutie.....



The patterned paper is from Papermania
Sentiment - Pink Petticoat

Thanks for stopping by today, hope you have a good day whatever you get up to.
Hugs Sally xxx

Monday, 28 July 2014

Paper Artsy Flowers - CAS strikes again!!!

Good evening, how are you all doing?

I haven't had much time for blogging lately so thought I would pop on quickly and share a couple of CAS cards that I made a few weeks ago.  I thought I had already blogged one of them but it doesn't look like it when I scroll through the posts.

The images are from PaperArtsy and I have coloured the first two with Polychromo pencils and the last one with Inktense pencils.




Well there isn't much to tell you apart from work is rubbish at the moment, I just want it all to fall into place but somehow it's not looking pretty at the moment.

Have a lovely evening and thanks for popping over, sorry for being a very bad blogger.

Hugs Sally xxx

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

CAS with Billie Bear at Ladybug Crafts Ink

Morning to you all,

Hope you are all doing OK.  
I have been doing some more crochet so will share another make with you later in the week.....I really am loving it!

I am here to share a card for my challenge over at Ladybug Crafts Ink.....the theme had to be CAS and also to use one of my favourite image collections...Billie Bear.

For this card I have used Knitting Billie


Coloured with Polychromo pencils
Stitched rectangle die from MFT
Embossing folder I think is Cuttlebug one.
Sentimment - Woodware

Hope you can join the challenge which will also run for the whole of August while the Lovely Ladybugs take a break for the Summer.

Thanks for popping over today
Hugs Sally xxx

Thursday, 17 July 2014

A little bit more crochet....

Excuse the pun......but....I am well and truly hooked....

I made another mug cosy at the weekend....took a couple of hours.......  I think they would make great gifts :)


Pattern from Crochet n Play


Thats all from me today.
Have a lovely evening.
Hugs Sally xxx

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Celebrate Today....

Morning, morning , morning.......what a lovely day it looks like it is going to be again here in the UK.

I am just popping on to share a card that I have made using a Tiddly Inks image coloured with Distress Ink Markers...



Paper from stash
Sentiment - Tiddly Inks
Twine from stash.

Thats all from me today.
Have a good one.
Hugs Sally xx

Monday, 14 July 2014

Crochet again and the lovely Janey!


Morning to you all,
Hope you are all doing OK....Monday morning has come round again very quickly!

I managed to fit in some playtime with the wool and crochet hook again..... It is all beginning to make a little bit more sense to me and I managed to follow a pattern albeit a very very simple pattern....thanks to Anna over at Crochet n Play for the free pattern for the Mug Cozy :)

So here is my attempt.......




The weekend was good, I went to a Ukulele festival on Saturday in Leamington which was good fun and I managed to see the lovely Janey playing with the Leamington Strummers, then off to  a hen party on Saturday evening for the lovely Michelle. 

Check out Janey Smith on YOuTube doing a SW version of "I will survive" called I will Optimise...well worth a look :)


Thanks for popping over today...
See you again soon with more crochet that I managed over the weekend.

Hugs Sally xxx

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