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Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Oak House Studio....CITRUS CHALLENGE

Hi everyone, a very, very quick post today, to remind you about the CITRUS CHALLENGE at
There's a fab prize on offer.....All you have to do to enter is make a card in orange, lime or lemon, using at least one stamp or ink from Oak House Studio...simples! But be quick, you only have a few days left to enter!
These are my DT cards for inspiration.....

All cardstock from

Isn't this a lovely sentiment?

Everything else from 

(love this leaf stamp )

D'ya think they're bright enough??? LOL

The Colour Chemistry inks are fabulous, by the way.....checkout the new colours....WOW!

Catch ya soon,

Saturday, 22 February 2014

This week's Papermill 'Special Offer'......Not to be missed!

Morning again everyone....get me.... blogging twice in 2 days!
Just wanted to tell you about this weeks Special Offer at
A lovely white card 270gsm that has been delicately embossed to add texture to any design
Approximately 255 A4 sheets for only £15.00.....that's less than 6p per A4!
I've made a couple of samples just to show to show you the texture.
It cuts and inks perfectly.

The gorgeous flowers are by Lucinda at 

Hope you like them, and agree that it's fab cardstock.....but be quick, this offer is only available while stocks last.
Catch you all in a day or so,

Only 5 Days left to get your entries in......

Hi everyone, hope you're all well......just wanted to remind you that there's only 5 days left to get you entries into the LAVINIA CHALLENGE BLOG. Don't forget there's a fab prize of £40 worth of products, and a further £20 can be won just by commenting on the Lavinia challenge blog...

All cardstock from
Inks from

The theme is 'Blue, Lilac...or Both'
Hope you have time to get something doesn't just have to be a card.
Catch you soon, with another fab 'Special Offer' from Papermill.

Saturday, 15 February 2014

Stock up on fab red card from Papermill......

Evening everyone, hope you're staying as warm & dry as possible.....
I just have a quick post for you tonight, as it's been a very busy few days, and I'm shattered....gonna try for an early night.
PAPERMILLDIRECT have another great offer this week....
They are offering Post Box Red card 240gsm for the bargain price of £2.00 for 20 A4 sheets - normally 10 sheets cost £2.75!!
Why not stock up for Christmas, it's too good an offer to miss ;-)
Here are my DT cards with the red cardstock.....

 White linen and post-box red cardstock. (used on all 3 cards)
Stampendous sentiment stamp
Spellbinders Botanical die.

Inkadinkadoo flourish stamp
Computer generated sentiment, and an embossing folder.

Sentiment stamp from Lili of the Valley,
dies from Spellbinders & Tattered Lace.

Well, that's it for tonight, don't forget to pop over to Papemill, to checkout the rest of the fabulous offers....there's quite a few at the moment.
Back in a couple of days
I'm entering these cards into the following challenges :-
Emergency Crafters
Feeling Crafty
Lothian Crafts
The Crafting Cafe
Kitty Bee Designs 

Thursday, 6 February 2014

Well, for the next week, it's Valentine's cards.....sorry ;-) (I'm not really)

Afternoon everyone, hope you're staying cosy and warm......I'm in the shop, working today.....coughing, sniffing & snotting on, it's very cold in here... I've had a heavy cold for a week now, and it's showing absolutely NO sign of going anywhere fast!
Anyway, as you all know, it's Valentine's day next week, and I've made quite a few DT cards for 
PAPERMILL  with their fab cardstock. I actually made them so they would 'do' for Anniversary cards too, as there's a limit to how many 'Love' cards that I can sell ;-)
These are three of my favourites....

All cardstock from Papermill.
Sentiment stamp by Anna Griffin
my all time favourite flourishes from

Same as above, but not sure where the 'love' stamp came from.

My CAS card for Alan....(I'm safe here, as he doesn't read my blog, haha)
White linen and all (rainbow)colours from the brilliant selection from 
(of course!)
Computer generated sentiment.

Well, that's all for today, try to stay warm.....catch you all in a couple of days,
I'm entering these cards into the following challenges :-
Crafting For All Seasons
Oldie but a Goodie (Heart die template & all inks)
Shopping Our Stash
Less Is More

Saturday, 1 February 2014

It's that time again........

Morning everyone....happy Saturday, and happy 1st of February (well, you have to be pleased that January is out of the way, such a depressing month!)
Today sees another monthly challenge from 
(the theme for Feb. is Lilac, Blue OR both) loads of scope there.
The prize is an amazing £40 of products from Lavinia, so a no-brainer really.
Anyone can enter ... all you need to do is Leave a Comment under the Feb Challenge post and at the end of the month your name will go into a draw.....the winner gets a £20 voucher to spend on Lavinia Stamps web shop. This of course runs in addition to the main Prize.
Here are 2 of my DT creations....hope  you like them

I love the colours this month.....I've inked the background with Colour Chemistry from the massive selection at Oak House Studio
and used Lavinia Stamps, Zen Butterfly,  and Zen Leaf 2 (love the selection of Zentangle stamps, and have loads more on order)
I covered the wooden heart with inked, white linen cardstock from

Same cardstock & inks on this tag, a dylusions 'mask' and the Wildflower stamp from Lavinia. The 'front' flowers were heat embossed with white embossing powder from OHS.

Hope you like my projects, I'll be back in a couple of days with another 2 DT cards. In the meantime, don't forget to leave your comment for a chance to win the £20 prize, and of course get busy planning your entry for Feb x