Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Crib....... Showcase 8

Where does the week go, it only seemed like yesterday I was doing last weeks showcase.

Things at home have settled down for a while so hopefully I will be making a few more cards and visiting blogs. Apologies if I have not been to yours.

This week it is one of my favourite digi`s and the girls have totally amazed me with their creations, and I have the lovely and very talented..............

Glenda Atkins as Guest DT

Here is Glenda`s card



Do I really have to show mine!!!!!!!! after seeing these wonderful fabulous cards mine looks a bit plain and simple.......... oh ok then here it is  :O)

I used a whie 6 x 6 scallop card and printed the layers onto the card.
My crib image printed twice and coloured with Promarkers, then cut out the main image then the hood from 2nd image and foam mounted on top. Blue ribbon from stash and embellishments from stash.

Please take 2 minutes of your time to visit the girls blogs. Thank you.

Chris xxxxx

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

DT card for LEJ Designs Challenge 9

Hi Ladies thank you for visiting, I am sorry I have not been about the last few days but things are a bit hectic at present. Hopefully normal service will resume asap :O).

I hope you will all come along and join in the fun at

This is my card for LEJ and this week it is............


6 X6 White Scallop Card
Image is Peaceful Moments from LEJ Designs
Backing paper  / sentiment  from MCS
Nesting shapes also from the new MCS
Image coloured with Promarkers
clouds and grass Creative Expressions stamps
Die cut kindly given to me from Lindsay

The first name drawn will receive .......

3 digi`s of their choice from

LEJ Designs.......

The second name drawn will receive a....... 

 £10 online voucher for Joanna Sheens website

kindly donated by Vee Cassidy.......

The very talented Vee is the Guest DT this week

Chris xxxxx

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Dino... Showcase 7

Good morning to you all. I did not think I would be making a card this week for my  showcase as my mojo has not been co-operating with me at all. So I made myself sit at the computer last night until I came up with something, well 3 hours later I finally made one not sure if I like it.   I do have an apology to make to Lindsay, I am so sorry I missed the DT for your challenge at LEJ.

Please pop over and have a go, this week it is Re-cycle.

Right onto my showcase,  I hope you will pop over to the girls blogs and leave comments as they have really come up trumps again. You never cease to AMAZE me. Thank you ladies. 

This week for guest DT I have the lovely..........

Carol Dunham 




And finally mine, still not sure if I like it !!!!!!!!!

I used a 5 x 5 white card and all the elements for this came from MCS
and the image was coloured with Promarkers.
Thank you all for popping by I always appreciate your visits and comments.

Thank you Carol, Lindsay and Tina, unfortunately Sue ( Applejack Cards) is unable to commit this week do to family committments. Hope to see you soon

Chris xxxxx

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Beach Huts Showcase 6........

This week I must admit this is one of my favourite digi`s, the Beach Huts available to buy from my digi shop above.

This week we have the very talented Abbie Kay as Guest DT.

I think you know what I am going to say

I hope you can visit all their blogs, you will be very pleasantly surprised at such talent.




This card was made by the lovely Viv. I have known her for nearly as long as I have been crafting (7yrs). This lady makes wonderful CAS cards, I am always amazed at what she comes up with. hope you will visit her blog. I asked Viv if she would like to be guest DT  (coming soon) and she fell in love  with 2 of my digi`s so I just had to send them both to her and she very kindly sent both of them  back to me and this is what she did with my Beach Huts. 

And finally............ Mine

5 x7 white card
Background was made in Craft Artist
Shells from stash
Coloured with Promarkers
Daffodil Bloom, Leaf Green, March Hare, Pastel Blue, Fresh Meadow, Cinnamon, April Shower, Blush, Buttercup .

Thank you Ladies you have done me PROUD yet again. :O)

Chris xxxxx

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

DT Card Challenge 7........

Hello to all my new followers and crafty friends. Sorry I have not been about much but this blasted weather is playing my elbow up, and working on the computer is not helping one bit, so I have been trying to rest it as much as possibly. I will do my very best in catching up with you all in the next few days.

This weeks challenge over at LEJ Designs Challenge  this week is............................


We have 2 prizes.

 The first name randomly drawn out will win 3 digi`s of their choice from

Website logo & link

The second name drawn out randomly will win a  pack of Artbars from our sponsor Derwent


For my card I have used an image from LEJ designs 
"James with his Car" 
 5 x 7 white card
Backing papers and own sentiment from MCS
Image coloured with promarkers Cyan, Gold, C Grey 2, C Grey 3,
Morning Mist, Cocoa, Ivory, Satin, Black

I hope you will all come and join in the fun.

Chris xxxxx

Friday, 8 June 2012

Tea Bag Folding

Hello Ladies I hope the weather is a lot better for you, it has not stopped raining all morning and the wind is howling, tree branches are laying everywhere. When I saw what the challenge was over at CBN I thought I would have a go at tea bag folding again as I have not done it for years.

The Tea Bag papers came from  here

I added peeloffs  and gems to the 5 x 5 base card to give a frame work.
Rose is  Prima flowers Nature garden from Joanna Sheen

I would like to enter this into

Chris xxxxx

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Showcase 5............ Knight

Well here we are another week gone in a flash, it`s Showcase time again and this week it is...... The Knight      available to buy from my shop above

My Guest DT this week is......

 Marleen Michaelis Gallagher

Just for a change this week I thought I would go first, as I made this card for my hubby Mick on his birthday

I used a  8 x 8 white card from Joanna Sheen. The backing helmet, leggingsShield and sentiment was made in MCS.  The Knight was printed then coloured with Promarkers ( yes I have lost my list again DOH, those pesky imps lol).
Now onto my wonderful Design Teams makes......




I think you will have to agree, the girls have made absolutely fantastic cards with my digi and all so different.

Thank you Marleen for being my guest DT this week.
Sue, Tina, Lindsay... what can I say............Thank you all once again.
Please take 5 minutes and visit their blogs. They deserve you too.

I would like to enter my card into

Chris xxxxx

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

DT Card... Challenge 6............

Good morning to you all, hope you have had a wonderful weekend. Sorry I have not been on much but decided I needed a bit of time away from the blog and computer as my mojo wanted to go for a walk about.  So apologies coming your way for not making any comments on your blogs.

Right back to business this week the challenge at is........... Button It. Hope you do pop along and join in. The more the merrier.

The first name drawn will win 3 digi`s of their choice at LEJ Designs

The second name drawn will receive a bag of 20 mixed charms from here

This is my DT card

The FAB image is called Best Friend and of course it is from LEJ Designs. The scalloped backing is from MCS, I coloured the image with Promarkers Cool Grey 4, Tan, Satin, and Ivory, I then added ribbon  and buttons from stash.

I would like to enter this into

Chris xxxxx