Monday 29 November 2010

Crafty Cardmakers - White and a Splash xxx

Good afternoon everyone
Don't you just love the snow?? Me and the dog had a blast this morning out on our wee walk and then having a mad snow/broom fight in the garden hee!!
This week over on the fab Crafty Cardmakers, we have another great challenge for you
This is a great challenge for getting your Christmas cards done, but I thought it suited my wee order of a Silver Wedding Box!

12x12 White Card
Mirror Card
Silver and white Texture papers
Everything else is from stash
And the embellishments all handmade

I just adore making these, the simple colours and the wee cakes just finish them off nice if i do say so myself!
I hope you will join Crafty Cardmakers this week and make a wee creation using White and maybe your fav colour!!

Thanks for popping by
Hugs and kisses
Melly xxx

One stitch at a time
Gingerloft Challenges
Allsorts Challenge
Fairy Tale Challenges


Sunday 28 November 2010

Lasting Memories Challenge - Layering and 3D effect xxx

Afternoon everyone
Have you got the snow?? Seems like its everywhere just about, a lovely wee duvet of snow perfect for walking the dog!!
This week the wee Challenge over on LMLC is

White card
DP - Papermania
Silver paper for layering
everything else from stash
wee Eskimos saved from an old Christmas card

I love this wee picture of me and hubby, although it never printed very well still full of the happiness of the snow hee!
My picture is on foam pads to add some height but cant really see from the picture! Lots of wee pompoms and the wee Eskimos finish the 3D effect!
I hope you will join us this week and make some Christmassy Scrap pages!!
Thanks for popping by
Hugs and Kisses
Melly xxx

Friday 26 November 2010

Candy Update xxx

Hi Everyone
So here it is the CANDY that one of you fab blogging friends can win! Whats all in it???
  • Prima 6x6 Pad "So Cute"
  • LOTV stamp "Little Ballerina"
  • LOTV stamp "Coffee Break"
  • Bildmalarna stamp " Hugs & Kisses"
  • Bildmalarna stamp "Mimosa Birthday"
  • Lots of flowers
  • Glitter
  • PLUS £20 voucher of your choice!!

So thats it, plus any wee bits that might fall in between now and 13th December! So please all enter my wee candy and see if your lucky enough to win!


Hugs and Kisses

Melly xxx

Thursday 25 November 2010

Sarah Hurley Challenge - Masking xxx

Evening everyone
Sorry my post is a wee bit late, but I was with my mummy shopping and lunching in Glasgow! Even got her to pick herself a fabby Christmas gift, so almost finished hee!
So on to this weeks challenge, the fab Amanda set the challenge of

Christmas Cheer Cd
Christmas Cheer Stamps

coloured with promakers
gems, ribbon and glitter from stash

I used Sarah's fab wee stamps to make my wee scene with the funky penguins and the gingerbread house! Added lots of glitter and gloss to finish the wee card off for Christmas!
I hope you will join in with the challenge this week, the Dt's have some fab inspiration! Remember you don't have to use any of Sarah's products but she would love it if you did! And remember you still have till Sunday to enter the Embossing Challenge!
Thanks for any comments, they always make me smile!
Hugs and Kisses
Melly xxx

ABC Challenge - "X" for Xmas
The Creative Cottage - Nontraditional Christmas
Totally Gorjuss - "Not so Traditional"
Sketch Saturday - Sketch


Tuesday 23 November 2010

Some wee Christmas Gifts xxx

Afternoon my lovely bloggers
Sorry I haven't been around, but hopefully I'll get to visit you all soon!
I wanted to show all these wee Fairy doors I made for my for my wee family after seeing them in a wee show in our town! I thought I could defo make them to! So after popping into hubby's workshop and finding lots of bits to play with I made these two below!

My Mum, Gran and Mother-in-Law just loved them so I knew that would make fab wee gifts! So back into the workshop I went and made more hee! I added some wee finishing touches to these ones! Some glitter, you gotta have glitter hee plus a wee key charm, well how else will the fairy get in hee!!

I hope you like them as much as I do? I've got a few more to make as after people seen them i got some orders for other colours hee! a great wee stocking fillers for all those who believe in fairies hee!!

Lastly I just had to show the fab wee light box my hubby made me! Its made from UPVC scraps he had and fitted with a wee light inside hee! Perfect for taking all my wee pictures!

Thanks for popping by and having a wee look at my wee creations!

I would love any feedback, especially on my wee doors!

Hugs and Kisses

Melly xxx


A Spoonfull of sugar

Cupcake crafts


Remember I have candy!!

Thursday 18 November 2010

Sarah Hurley's Challenge - Embossing xxx

Morning everyone
So its that time again this week for another fab wee challenges from Sarah Hurley!
This week the fab Clare set the wee Challenge of
Its that simple! A wee bit of embossing from a machine or some embossing powder, what will you do??

Woodland Whimsies Cd
Green scrap
Martha Stewart punches
and gems from stash

Sorry my wee card isn't as adventurous as the fab Dt's Creations, but I couldn't find any of my poor embossing folders!! I think they've ran away from me! If you find them please send them back, I miss them hee!!
Remember you don't need to use any of Sarah's products if you do that would be fab!!
Oh and you have until Sunday to enter my Easel Card Challenge!
Thanks for popping by
Hugs and Kisses
Melly xxx

Tuesday 16 November 2010

Christmas Candy xxx

Here's your goodies

So its officially Christmas time here!!
You ask, but its only November?? But as the Coca Cola ad has been on the telly that makes it Christmas in my books!!
So that means only one thing

I'm having a wee candy for my lovely followers and all they need to do is

  1. Be a follower if not already

  2. Tell people about it on your wee blog in a post or in your side bar

  3. Leave your name a link in Mr Froggy/Slinky/Linky

  4. oh and check back on the 13th December after 9pm!!

That's it! Easy hee

So what can you win? A wee Christmas Surprise full of lovely stamps, papers, ribbon and bits plus a £20 voucher for the wee craft shop of your choice!! So ho on what you waiting for get you wee name added!!

Good luck everyone oh and Merry Christmas hee

Hugs and kisses

Melly xxx

Monday 15 November 2010

Crafty Cardmakers - A Card and Matching Gift xxx

Hello my lovely bloggers
Hope your all good today? Well the snow is here still just a wee bit but totally frozen! Nearly ended on my butt walking the dog its that slippery!

This week over on Crafty Cardmakers we want you not only to make a wee card but a matching gift too! Sounds hard but really easy! It could be a wee box just covered in the matching papers or go way out and make a matching candle!

I looked all over the Internet and came across this fab wee gift set, a Stationary Box! The perfect gift for Christmas I thought hee!

Ingredients :
12x12 card stock (think used 3 in the end)
Papers - Prima
Card for the card blanks and not cards
everything else from stash!

I really enjoyed making this, even tho it was a wee bit fiddly to begin with! The cards are all made with the papers and bits from my stash and of course my grannies buttons hee!
I hope you will join us this week and make something that little bit different! And with Christmas coming up what a great excuse hee! Check out the fab Dt's creations for some ace inspiration!
Thanks for popping by
Hugs and Kisses
Melly xxx

Sunday 14 November 2010

Lasting Memories Challenge - Use your Die cutting machines xxx

Afternoon gorjuss folk
Hope you are all well on this bitter Sunday? Did you wake up to SNOW like i did this morning?? Couldn't believe it when I opened the blind, about an inch of snow! Anyways on to the Challenge

This week over on LMLC we want you to use your die cuts/die cutting machines for your layouts this week!

12x12 Brown card
Papers - Prima
Circle Nestie
"Groovy Girl" Alphabet
Cherry Blossom Branch
everything else from stash

I really enjoyed doing my wee layout! Just adding some gorjuss turn up paper to a plain background and adding the embellishments to finish!
I hope you will join in the fun this week over on LMLC and get some scrap pages done! For inspiration check out the fab creations the team came up with!
Thanks for popping over
Hugs and kisses
Melly xxx

Thursday 11 November 2010

Sarah Hurley's Challenge - Easel Card xxx

Hi all
Firstly an apology for the lack of posts after I did promise you all! I won't bore with the details, just been so hectic here!

It was my wee turn to set the Challenge over on the Sarah Hurley Challenge blog, so I picked
Most people really love making them and they make a great wee gift/card for someone!

Christmas Cheer Cd
Cream card - papermill
gloss and glitter
pearls and ribbon from stash

I made this using up my wee scraps as couldn't get the printer to play! Think i might have broken the poor thing hee!
The papers and wee holly wreath is from the Vintage section of Christmas Cheer and are just divine to use!
I hope you will join in my wee challenge this week and make a wee easel card!
Remember you don't need to use any of Sarah's products but we would love it if you did!
Thanks for popping by
Hugs and Kisses
Melly xxxx

Monday 8 November 2010

Lasting Memories Challenge - Punches xxx

Morning everyone
Sorry my wee Dt post for LMLC is a day late! Me and hubby were having a nice wee day yesterday and my scheduled post never worked!!! Sorry!!!

Anyway this week we have a simple wee challenge for you
That's it! Use punches on your layout, this could be something really creative or a simple border or wee punched flower like me!

DP - K&Co
Martha Stewart punches
Everything else from stash

How simple is that? A picture, some paper, punches and wee bits from stash and my page is done! This is another wee page for my calendar, still trying to finish it hee!
I hope you will join us this week and get some scrapping done! Remember and check out the fab Dt's creations for some inspiration!
Thanks for popping by
I'll be back tomorrow with a wee card hee
Hugs and kisses
Melly xxxx

Thursday 4 November 2010

Sarah Hurley's Challenge - Jackie's Sketch xxx

Afternoon everyone
Its time for another Challenge over on Sarah Hurley Challenge blog! This week we have a fab sketch for you from our fab wee Guest Designer Jackie!

Bascic Card Blank
Blue Card - Papermill
Loads of glitter
everything else from stash!

I just adore these papers from Sarah's Cd's and love using, you probably can tell hee! I distressed all the edges then added by glitter, a nice wee braided ribbon and gems to finish my wee card!
The Dt's have out done themselves this week, check out their creations! Remember you don't have to use any of Sarah's products although she would love it!!
You still have till Sunday to entry our wee Halloween Challenges!
Thanks for popping by
Hugs and kisses
Melly xxx
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