20/10/2014

You mean the World to me :)

Good morning dear Crafters
This is another Criss Cross Card and of course you know me I can't stop there, there has to be a bookmark, tag & box too, because once I start crafting there's no stopping me :)
I actually made 3 cards Saturday, this was the first...

below ~ the card & box
The tag & bookmark


From The Ribbon Girl I used
25mm Dusky Rose Satin Ribbon, 32mm 'Clementine' Ivory Embroidered Tulle Lace, Cheescloth, Prima Treasures Large Birdhouse, Resin Dove, Rose Bud Semi Open Lilac, Lilac 10mm Open Rose, Beaded Berries Ivory and Gutterman Top Stitch Thread. 
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Before I go have you visited The Ribbon Girl Facebook page today? there's a fantastic giveaway, you could win the beautiful prize below, look here for more details The Ribbon Girl on Facebook

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That's it from me for today, take good care of yourselves and see you again soon. 
Hugs 

16/10/2014

Gold Embossed Christmas Card

Good morning all,
I hope you are well
 I have been waiting to show you this one, I made this card last Saturday but haven't had time to blog it, I used lots of lovely Ribbon Girl goodies on it ( a full list can be found below)

below ~ The card & Box
and the sentiment tag



Close up of the box



As you can see I did lots of gold embossing on it and I used the new Maja Design papers.
These are the beautiful Ribbon Girl items used ~
25mm Honey Gold Satin Ribbon, 32mm 'Clementine' Ivory Embroidered Tulle Lace, Gold Metallic Twine, Rusty Jingle Bells, Mixed Dahlia Barley Sugar, Stickles Stardust, Gutterman Top Stitch Thread and Liberty Bells.

Thank you for stopping by have a great day xxx

12/10/2014

Add Lace is the new Lovely Lili Challenge at The Ribbon Girl

Good morning dear crafting friends, 
It's Sunday again, (crumbs that week flew by quickly)
It's another Lovely Lili challenge over at The Ribbon Girl and the theme is Add Lace 
Her is my card using Lili of the Valley snowmen called
Cold Hands ~ Warm Heart
And these are the beautiful Ribbon Girl goodies I used ~ 
15mm 'Butterfly' Ivory Fine Cluny Lace, Gutterman Topstitch Thread, Silver Metallic Twine, Silver Jingle Bells, 10 & 20mm Blue Open Roses, 38mm Pale Blue Silky Crush Ribbon, 22mm Diamante Snowflake, White Cotton Paper Flowers and Stardust Stickles.
Below the matching box
There you go, I hope you like it as much as I enjoyed making it :) 
Pop over to The Ribbon Girl blog for more DT inspiration. 
Have fun making your Lili of the Valley cards and don't forget the Lace :)
Take care & have an enjoyable Sunday
Hugs

08/10/2014

Anniversary Card for the Anything Goes Chalenge at CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS

Good Morning,
This is my second GDT card for 
The challenge today is Anything Goes with the option to use one of their fab sketches
I made this Anniversary Card & Box




Pop over to CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS and check out the wonderful DT inspiration.
Thank you for stopping by, have a lovely day
Hugs

05/10/2014

The Ribbon Girl Card Challenge ~ Glitz & Dazzle

Good morning Crafters and a happy Sunday to you :)
It's the first Sunday of the month which means it's another Card Challenge over at
The Ribbon Girl and today it's a GLITZ & DAZZLE Challenge
I love this challenge, it gives me a chance to make something a little different with my Ribbon Girl goodies.
Please excuse the loads of pictures but I enjoyed making this and wanted to show you everything!
I added some string pearls to one of the cute little bottles, looks like Christmas decorations :)
Below is a close up of the beautiful Diamante Snowflake Hatpin, aren't they beautiful

and of course the sweet Angel below sleeping among the roses
and finally the box, with a little frame I made myself using Martha Stewart clay & mould
all in all I'm quite chuffed with that one :)
Below is a full list of Ribbon Girl goodies I used ~
32mm 'Clementine' Ivory Embroidered Tulle Lace,  50mm 'Ophalia' Ivory Embroidered Tulle Lace, Lace Frame Ivory Guipure Lace, Diamante Snowflake Stick Pin, Stardust Stickles, Gutterman Top Stitch Thread, Small White Lily Flowers, Cream 10mm & 20mm Open Roses, Tiny Ivory/Cream Rosebuds,  Beaded Berries Ivory/Cream and Prima Resin Angel
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We can't wait to see what you make so have fun using Glitz & Dazzle on your cards.
Enjoy your Sunday, hope it's a relaxing one for you, I'm off to see my Grandsons play football :)
Hugs

03/10/2014

If nothing ever changed there'd be no butterflies

Just a quickie card & post as I'm in a rush again today, life's so busy now my family are back and I'm absolutely loving every minute of it. 



I made this one using Pion 'For Mother' papers,
 The Lace butterflies, Satin ribbon and pearls were from The Ribbon Girl. 
thank you so much for looking
hugs

01/10/2014

A Vintage Christmas Card for the Creative Inspirations Challenge

Good morning Crafters, 
I am so pleased to be Guest Designer on

blog today, their first challenge of the month is to use lace
here's my card





I used the pretty lace from The Ribbon Girl
called 'Gertrude' along with the Chrysanthemums, blue roses, blue twine, berries and silver jingle bells.
Why not hop on over to CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS and check out the gorgeous DT work for inspiration, choose your lovely lace and join in this nice easy challenge. 
Have a super day
hugs

28/09/2014

Magnolia Only Challenge at The Ribbon Girl

Good morning dear Crafters
I hope you are well.
Today is the last Sunday of the month which means it's time for The Magnolia Only Challenge over at The Ribbon Girl
and this months theme is to use Pearls




I've used this delightful Magnolia Santa stamp and painted him with distress inks, keeping that golden look to match this gorgeous honey gold ribbon and the flowers. 
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From The Ribbon Girl I've used
25mm Honey Gold Satin Ribbon, Cones Frosted Brown, 11mm Rusty Jingle Bells, Gold Metallic Twine, Cotton Paper Flowers Mixed Dahlia Barley Sugar, Gutterman Top stitch Thread, 3mm Chocolate Mix Self Adhesive Pearls, Liberty Bells and Stickles Stardust

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Thank you for stopping by, I really appreciate it.
Take care and have a relaxing Sunday.
Hugs

22/09/2014

Vintage Friendship Card


Hello and good afternoon dear Crafters, 
Be prepared for a lot of pics with this one :)
I really enjoyed making it, it's a sketch I love to use and I found it here on the Pion Blog (love their creations) 


Sepia view
The pretty corner

The tags

With the box
 Have you seen the spectacular 5 year Anniversary giveaway at Pion here
you have a chance to win these gorgeous set of 
Siri's Kitchen papers
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For my card I have used beautiful Pion paper and these fantastic Ribbon Girl Goodies;
32mm Pale Blue Pure Silk Ribbon, 32mm 'Clementine' Ivory Embroidered Tulle Lace,
3mm Self Adhesive Flatback Pearls (Browns and Ivory) 10mm Dusky Blue Open Roses, 20mm Ivory Open Roses, Gutterman Top Stitch Thread, 8mm 'Rebecca' Ivory Vintage Style Fine Scalloped Lace, Blue Button Twine & Bronze Key Charm.
Thank you for stopping by
 see you soon
hugs