Thursday 29 March 2012

Has the Easter Bunny been?? xxx

Good Evening my lovelies

Hope you have all been enjoy that gorjuss sunshine we have been enjoying the past few days?
Its just starting to get a lil colder here in Scotland but still warm enough for relaxing out the back garden!

Now I know I haven't been around, been so busy with orders then hospital and being ill! Nothing serious and I'm getting back to normal but been such an exhausting few weeks! But now I'm back to crafting and enjoy making my wee creations!

So its that time again for Sarah Hurley Challenges and this time we're sponsored by the fab Joanna Sheen where a lucky winner can win a voucher for her wee online shop!

But what's the theme??


What else could we have at this time of year??

I used the wee Easter Tea Party Kit to make this lil Easter Basket!
I can just picture the Easter Bunny hopping along with this lil basket sharing his goodies to all you good boys and girls out there!

Easter Egg digi's from kit coloured with Promarkers
cream card
Ribbon - stash
Buttons - stash
Butterfly was a wee gift

I would like to enter this into the following Challenges
My Sheri Crafts - Easter

Remember you have just under 2 weeks to enter the challenge at Sarah Hurley's and you don't need to use any of her kits unless you want to!! Oh and check out the fab creations the Design team made for inspiration!

Well I'm off to catch up on my commenting!
Take care all
Hugs Melly xx

PS. Theres a new Challenge at Charisma Cardz today and the theme is Easter too!

Thursday 22 March 2012

Its all about Pockets xxx

Good morning all

Well its almost afternoon woops, slightly late with my post today but as the wifi has been down I have a wee excuse lol! Ok the sun was calling me too and needed to get the bed stripped and washed heee!

Isn't it fab having this wee bit of sun? Makes such a difference to everything and we can get in the garden too! Its good as its brighter at nights now which means we can get out longer walks with the dog too, since shes scared of the dark can't that go far lol!

Now enough of my nonsense its time for another Challenge at Charisma Cardz!
The lovely Vee has picked this weeks fab little Challenge for you all to get your teeth into


Its not too hard, really! I found some great wee tutorials online plus you could just add a lil pocket onto a basic card for adding a voucher or pennies!

Here's my wee card

Image - Magnolia Hello Butterfly coloured with Promarkers
 ribbon - stash
sentiment - LOTV
pearls were a gift!

I would like to enter this into the following Challenges
Incy Wincy Designs - Things with Wings
Flutter By Wednesday - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Bingo = Ribbon, Free, Punched Shapes

Check out my uber talented fellow Dt for some great inspiration to get you all making pocket cards!
take care and enjoy the sun everyone
Hugs Melly xx

Sunday 18 March 2012

Hoppy, happy Bunny xxx

Evening all

Happy Mother's Day all you lovely mummies past, present and future! Hope you all got spoiled rotten and got to  get your feet up while everyone rallied around after you!

Well I have just got back form my wee Grannies where we celebrated Mother's Day with a Sunday lunch with her and my wee mummy too! While they enjoyed some wee pink bubbles and the cakes I made the boys enjoyed the football! Love you both and hope you enjoyed your mummy day, cards and wee gifts!

Now its that time again for another wee Challenge at Dream Valley and we have another easy wee theme for you all, perfect for this time of year


Easy as that!
All we want is too see your wee crafty creations with a Easter theme! This could be a card or gift or even some cupcakes! Just follow the theme and the rules and you can win some yummy prizes!

Here's what I made using a wee recycled box I got from my friend in the post

Inside is some yummy jelly beans, not the same ones that came in it tho lol!

I would like to enter this into the following Challenges
Digital Tuesday - Think Spring

Remember you have 2 weeks to enter our Challenges and as long as you follow our rules you can win one of 2 yummy prizes! Some wee images from Meljen's Designs and a fab goody bag form Mulberry Crafts!

Check out the fab creations the team have made for some fab inspiration!
Take care all
Hugs Melly xxx

Thursday 15 March 2012

Going "Steampunked" xxx

Good evening all

Well, can't believe its been over a week since my last proper post! Its been a mix of loads of highs, happiness, lows and total can't believe its!! My wonderful hubby spoiled me rotten on our wee trip away and all my friends and family too! Thanks too all the birthday messages, cards and gifts from all my lovely crafty friends too!

Tonight I'm sharing a new wee Challenge with you over at Sarah Hurley Challenges


Thats it! We want you to use the steampunk theme on your creations!

Here's my wee easel card

I'm sorry the pictures don't show the colours at their best but the new Steampunk CD is amazing! The papers are delish and if you wanna get your own you can CD Rom here, or Digi CD or even the fab mini kit! The little image is from Crafts and me, shes so lovely to colour!

I would like to enter this into these Challenges
Craft Your Passion - Easel Card
Craft Your Days Away - Mother's Day
One Stop Craft Challenge - Mother's Day and Ribbon
I love Promarkers - Anything Goes

Now remember you don't need to use any of Sarah's products but we love it if you did and also you have a till next Sunday to enter! For fab inspiration check out what the team have made!

Take care all
Melly xxx

Thursday 8 March 2012

Ribbon and lots of ribbon xxx

Morning all

Happy Birthday to Me, Happy Birthday to ME!!!!

Well as you can tell its my wee birthday, but I'm not here! I'm off on a little mini break with hubby and mad puppy! No ideas as to whats going happen, but as long as I have my Kindle and iPhone all set!!

This week a Charisma Cardz we have a fab new wee Challenge for you all


Totally easy and just about everyone uses it lol!
Here's what I made

I just loved this wee Challenge at Charisma and wanted to try something a bit different!

Hope you will join us this time and win some yummy prizes! Check out the creations my amazing team mates have made for great inspiration!

Take care everyone and I'll catch you all on Monday
Hugs Melly xxx

Tuesday 6 March 2012

a lil flutter xxx

Evening all

Well it's almost time for my wee mini holiday away with my fab hubby and daft pup! Can't wait to get away and just relax with nothing to worry about for a few days! Plenty walks, days out and delish food with my hubby, my idea of bliss! Oh and some reading lol!

Tonight I want to share a wee card I made today, just wanted to use one of my fav Butterfly stamps! Just the right wee image for a Mummy card!

Its very bright and in your face for me but match the papers perfectly!

I would like to enter it into the following challenges
Craft Emma - Flower Frenzy
Passion For Promarkers - Mum/Female relative
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes

So now I'm off to catch up on my commenting, visit some of your blogs then have a lovely warm bubble bath with a good book!

See ya soon
Hugs Melly xxx

Monday 5 March 2012

Gone all Sketchy xxx

Afternoon my lovelies

I'm still out having fun with my wee family and no doubt me and my granny will get a spot of shopping in lol!

Now its the time for the Crafty Cardmakers fortnightly Challenge and the lovely Susie picked our wee theme


Just perfect wee sketch for us all to get creative with!
So here's what I made

I used my yummy First Edition Papers and my sweet wee image that my gorjuss friend Clare got me!

I would like to enter this into the following challenges

Please check out our rules before entering our Challenges!
also check out the talented Dt for some ideas for your wee take on our sketch!

Speak to you all soon
Hugs Melly xx

Birthday Time xxx

Morning all

This is a wee scheduled post as I'm currently on the train off to see my wee Mummy, Granny and aunties for a wee girly lunch for my upcoming Birthday lol!

At Sarah Hurley's challenge this week the love Nikki picked our theme


A nice easy peasy Challenge for us all!

Here's what I created using the Easter Tea Party Mini Kit

I love this kit and all the delish papers in it!

Remember and check out my fellow fabby Dt's creation for some super inspiration!

You have till Sunday to enter our Challenge!
Hugs Melly xx

Sunday 4 March 2012

Its Mummies Day xxx

Afternoon all

Sorry for my lack of posts, things have just been hectic and all over the place the past few days! But with us going a wee short holiday next week, it'll be great to relax!

Now on to this fortnights Challenge at Dream Valley

Female Themed Creation

Just perfect for this time of year here in the UK! Not long for us to all be spoiling our little mummies with gorjuss cards and gifts! Oh and maybe some cake for her too!!

Here is what I have made using a new Crafts and Me digi image

The papers are BoBunny and are just delish! I knew my wee Moon Glow image would suit the papers!

I would like to enter this into the following Challenges
CRAFT Challenge - Mother's Day
The Paper Play - Spring has Sprung
Allsorts Challenge - Spread Your Wings
Craft Your Days Away - Mother's Day
Cardmadfairy's Challenge - Mum's the Word
Simon Says - anything Goes

I hope you will join us this fortnight and make a lovely female/Mother's Day themed creation! For some fab inspiration check out the amazing talented Dt! Now remember you have 2 weeks to enter the Challenge and must follow our rules!

Take care all
Hugs Melly xxx

Thursday 1 March 2012

The Craft Garden March Challenge xxx

Hi all

Firstly so to all that were following my 15 Day Challenge posts!
Yesterday was hectic and then ended with family emergency! Everything is fine now, no after effects just tiredness! I won't go in to any details but to say that it was a big scare for us but they are fine now! So sorry that my Challenge ENDED early but I'll do another soon!

Well its the first of the month already, only a week to my Birthday lol! That means its time for The Craft Garden's monthly Challenge!

We have another wee picture inspiration this month

Now I once I seen it I knew I wanted to try something different, not the norm!

 even have my puppy in my plot lol!!

What do you think??
I made the collage using lots of scraps I had, all torn and stuck together! Adder some of my fav stamps coloured with promarkers, added lots of flowers, butterflies and glitter! Its that place we all day dream off when we wanna get away from the stress lol!

I would like to enter this into the following Challenges
Flutterby Wednesday - Butterflies
Simon Says - Anything Goes
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything Goes
That Craft Place - Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge - Anything Goes
The Cutie Pie - Flower Power

I hope you will join in the challenge this month and make something crafty following the picture!
Check out the fab Dt for more inspiration!

Back later
Hugs Melly xxx