Tuesday 13 December 2011

Late With Christmas Cards

Hello everyone, Happy Christmas to you all. Christmas has come round so fast this year, normally i'm so organised, I haven't made the amount of xmas cards that I needed, so some of my blogging buddies might not receive one, so sorry, these last couple of weeks have been taken up with allsorts of events at my son's school where i'm a volunteer. And in between i've tried to buy presents and prepare for Christmas. Am I done, not a chance. But what have I missed the most, blogging. Visiting all you lovely ladies and seeing your gorgeous creations, but I will put that right over the Christmas Holidays. So sorry I haven't been around much.

So for my first card (above) the stamp I decided to use were freebies from magazines. I just love Humphrey's Corner and really needed to make my last few Family cards.

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:-
1. Deep Ocean - challenge # 14 - Let It snow
2. Crafts & Me - Christmas
3. Charisma cardz - challenge # 49 - Last Minute Christmas Makes
4. Diva's By design - challenge 17 - Merry Christmas
5. Paperplay Challenges - week 50 - Christmas

And now for my second card, oh yes I have managed two this weekend, and this stamp is also a freebie too.

And I would like to enter it into the following challenges:-

1. Cupcake Crafts - #172 - Anything that glitters

2. One Stop crafts - week # 162 - Christmas Sparkle

3. ABC Challenge - F is for Frosty

4. Sweet Stampin' - Sparkle & Bling

5. Dream Valley - challenge 22 - Christmas

Thanks for popping by my blog.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Animals At Christmas

Good Morning bloggers It's time for a new challenge today at Oldie But A Goodie, but first I'd like to thank all those that entered the last challenge, you all made some fantastic cards for our Red & Green Must Not Be See, don't forget to check the main challenge blog to see if you were a winner or made the top 3.
This week is my turn to host and I would like to see 'Christmas Animals - make an animal the main feature'. I have many animal stamps amongst my stash as I love animals, but I found the perfect image, and of course if you know me it's a House Mouse of course. So I have put up the prize this month, yes I said month as the challenge will be running till 10th january.
Don't forget to head over to Oldie But a Goodie for all the details of this challenge, to see the prize that is on offer to the winner and to check out all the fabulous inspiration from my very talented team mates.

Remember to be in with a chance of winning You must use a rubber stamp (not a digi) and it must be at least 6 months old.

This is for the following challenges:-
1. CES Challenge - challenge # 65 - A traditional Christmas
2. One Stop Crafts - week # 161 - Traditional Chirstmas colours
3. Fussy 'N' Fancy - challenge 51 - Photo Inspiration
4. Cute Card Thursday - challenge 194 - Anything goes
5. Stampin' For The Weekend - challenge #22 - Christmas

Stamps - HMLR1027 Swiss ribbon,
Papers - Dovecraft Back To Basics Christmas,
Colouring Mediums - Distress Inks,
Tools - Nesties, Cuttlebug,
Embellishments - Ribbon, stickles, flowers,

Thanks for popping by my blog.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Monday 5 December 2011

A calendar for 2012

It's Monday morning and that means it's time for another challenge at Die Cut Dreams, this week our theme is to make "A Calendar page for January or a calendar for 2012".

I made a desk top calendar for my daughter, she has a desk come dressing table, where she uses half to do her hair and make-up, then uses the other end for her homework.

So get your stamps out and join in with this fab challenge. Head over to the main challenge blog to check out all the details of the new challenge and to see what our lovely girls have created for your inspiration.
Please note that this challenge will last for 4 weeks to take us into the new year and as all our Wonderful Design Team have worked so hard throughout this year we are having the next 4 weeks off to rest and enjoy the festive season. But before you go let me show you the fabulous prize from Susie:-

This is also for the following challenge:-
1. Allsorts - week 132 - Going round in circles
2. 2 Sisters challenge - Punches/Dies

Stamps - House Mouse HMOR1008 Lipstick,
Papers - From my stash and don't know a name,
Colouring Mediums - Distress Inks,
Tools - Nesties, cuttlebug, flower and leaf dies by CC Designs, butterfly punches,
Embellishments - gems, brads, papermanis calendars,

Thank you for popping by my blog.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Sunday 4 December 2011

Anyone For Bingo?

Hi all,

And welcome, it's a new month for Sir Stampalot and Penny Black & More at allsorts challenges, if you didn't get the chance to join in last month's challenge this could be the one for you. At Sir Stampalot this month the theme is "BINGO", I used Brads, Flowers, & Ribbon. So get out your embellies and choose your 3 squares in a row. Here is the grid to choose from:-

We have sponsorship this Month from as always the wonderful Sir Stampalot. And of course, the Design Team have created some stunners to inspire you. Please do pay them a visit to their individual blogs - it means a lot to know you appreciate their efforts. And here below is this months fabulous prize:-

This is also for the following challenges:-

1. Bling It On - Christmas

2. Ready-Teddy-Go - challenge # 5 - Anything Goes

3. Colour Create - challenge 85 - Red, White & Green

4. By The Cute & Girly - December's challenge - Let It Snow

5. Joanna Sheen - challenge # 1 - Christmas Wishes
6. CES Challenges - challenge # 64 - Bear Necessities

Now on to my Penny Black DT creation:-

My second challenge creation is for Penny Black & More at Allsorts, where the theme is "Happy Birthday", So you can use any stamp for this challenge, but for that extra prize use a Penny Black. We have amazing prizes as always. Are you wanting some inspiration, pop on over to the challenge blog and then you can see all the wonderful creations from the rest of the talented team.

This is also for the following challenges:-

1. Creative Craft Challenges - Free For All

2. Stampin' For The Weekend - challenge # 21 - Friends (only friends would share this moment in the bath LOL!)

Thank you for popping by my blog.

Happy crafting