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Tuesday, 16 August 2016

BOO!

Made You Jump

I'm celebrating Halloween early with my blog post today
It's time for the next Lemon Shortbread Challenge and I decided to use this super cute girl called



I know Halloween stuff is meant to be scary but she is just sweet, I coloured her with ProMarkers (colours listed below) and used Glossy Accents on her pearls

I hope you will join our challenge this time

Happy Crafting
xxx
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ProMarkers Used
skin - apricot, oatmeal, blush, sunkissed pink
hair - mustard, pastel yellow, vanilla
eyes - powder blue, arctic blue
dress/headband - burgundy, crimson, ruby, chilly red
black, cool grey 5,4 & 3
shoes - black, cool grey 5,4 & 3
bats - black, cool grey 5,4,3 & 2, putty
leaves - aubergine, sugar plum, plum, purple
ground - warm grey 5,4,3,2 & 1
sky - grey green, pebble blue, tea green
skulls - khaki, pastel beige, champagne

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Digi Choosday
Through the Craft Room Door
Tuesday Throwdown
Love to Scrap

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Peace & Love

Hi Bloggers

Its Tuesday so that means time for the next challenge at


and this is Challenge 21!!! I can't believe we are at 21 already

I used the fabulous 60's Love Peace Girl image and made a cool bookmark


I coloured her with ProMarkers, colours listed below, and added Glossy Accents to the heart. I used 2 strips of the same paper, back to back, and sandwiched the ribbon between them at the top before sticking the image to the front

I hope you will join in with our challenge this time

Happy Crafting
xxx
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ProMarkers Used
skin: apricot, oatmeal, blush, sunkissed pink
hair/lips/heart: heatwave, sunset, lipstick red
eyes: caramel, sandstone
dress: aubergine, plum, mandarin, pumpkin, amber, turquoise, frosted jade, pastel green, Sakura burgundy glitter gelly roll
tights/make-up: turquoise, frosted jade, pastel green
boots: mandarin, pumpkin, amber
headband/earrings: aubergine, plum

I would like to enter this into these challenges:

Monday, 1 August 2016

My 1st New DT Make & 1st Birthday Celebration

Hi Bloggers

I've been waiting for ages to write this post, it's my very first DT post for

I just LOVED making this as I got to play with lots of papers and stamps and do fussy cutting



I upcycled the plastic inner reel from a dst roll, wrapped it in pink ribbon, tied more ribbons in pinks & purples to the bottom and made a hanging loop at the top. I printed off several pink & purple sheets from the Paper Mixed Media collection, available here and here and stamped some Dreamees flower stamps using a black Memento ink pad in various sizes. Once I had cut them out I slightly curled them round an embossing tool, glued them together and added a co-ordinating colour pearl for the flower centre. Once the flowers were dry I used hot glue to fix them to the reel and ta-daaaaa a pretty wall hanging made from something I would have thrown away

If you are like me an have a slight paper obsession you really NEED to visit Lozzy's Etsy shop


where there are sooooooo many beautiful paper packs at just £1.20 each and each collection contain between 8 & 30 different sheets

BUT

Today it just happens to be not only my first DT post but the blogs 1st Birthday


So for our Celebration Challenge we are going to have 12 yes 12 winners. Just think all those chances to win your choice of some fabby digi paper packs. Head over to the main blog here and enter for a chance to win

Happy Crafting
xxx
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Tuesday, 26 July 2016

My Birthday Blog Candy


MY BIRTHDAY BLOG CANDY


Hello Bloggers

As it's my birthday on July 31st I am running a little blog candy but with a difference
I have a page on FaceBook where I sell my cards & crafts to raise funds for my local Sue Ryder Hospice which is Thorpe Hall. My aunt spent her final days there in January this year, and my children's dad spent his last days there in 2002. The staff there are the best and always helpful, considerate and can't do enough for you. They treat their patients like people and not just numbers on a to-do list.
To be in the running for a chance to win my little candy I'm nor asking for you to follow my blog or share my candy (though you can if you wish) I would like it if you would like my FaceBook page and share it on your FaceBook or blog. I know 99.9% of you will make you own crafty items but the more people I can get to view & like the page the more money I will hopefully raise


https://www.facebook.com/LilliRoseThorpeHall/

Once you have liked and shared my page if you pop back here and comment on this post that you have done so I will add your name to the draw. I will get my hubby to pull a name out the hat (more than likely a cup though) on 14th August so I will take entries until 11.59pm on 13th August GMT

Now this might be a bit cheeky but if you would not only like another entry into my blog candy draw but also help raise funds for the hospice and be in a raffle for a chance to win a crochet Teddy Bears Picnic set that I made, then there is a post pinned on my LilliRose page where for £1 a number you can be in the draw to win. There are only 20 numbers left and for every number you buy you will not only get your name into the raffle but also into the blog candy draw. Click the link below to take you to the raffle post

Raffle For ThorpeHall

I will cover the cost of posting the blog candy and the raffle prize to anywhere in the world
The blog candy is a selection of handmade paper flowers, paper straws & 2 large gem set metal buckles plus I will add some ribbons too

Thank you
xxx
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Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Playing with my Pencils

Hi Bloggers

It's time for me to share my DT make for the new challenge at



I wanted to get back into using my Spectrum Noir pencils so went with a CAS card as I love this image and think she looks cute without needing any embellishments and papers. The only things I used other than pencils was Glossy Accents on the balloon, a black fine liner and stamp
The image is called


and I've listed the colours I used below

I hope you will come along and join us in our 20th Challenge, and don't forget to join the FaceBook page here for all the latest news

Happy Crafting
xxx
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Spectrum Noir Pencils Used
skin - 009, 006, 004
hair/teddy - 093, 092, 090, 089
eyes - 081, 079, 078
dress - 058, 057, 044
flowers - 058, 057, 044, 079
balloon/tights - 081, 080, 079, 078
boots/pocket - 063, 062, 061

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Sweet Little Fairy

Hello Bloggers

It's time again for the new challenge at

Lemon Shortbread

and I used to super sweet

Curtsy Floral Fairy



Isn't she just so cute
I decided she would be perfect for my cousin's little girls birthday, Maysie loves pink & fairies
I coloured her with ProMarkers, colours listed below, and added glossy accents to the flower centres. I used a Dovecraft pink doily, Magnolia butterfly paper and lilac card embossed with a DoCrafts swirl embossing folder. The butterfly is from a Tonic punch, gems & the number 3 from my stash and I cut the 'today' using a Tattered Lace alphabet die set

I hope you like my make this time and come along and join our challenge

Happy Crafting
xxx

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ProMarkers Used
skin - apricot, oatmeal, blush, sunkissed pink
hair - amethyst, wild orchid, orchid
flowers - maroon, fuchsia pink, pink carnation, blossom
dress - sky blue, arctic blue, powder blue, Sakura blue glitter, fuchsia pink, pink carnation, blossom
wings - sky blue, arctic blue, powder blue, Sakura blue glitter, maroon, fuchsia pink, pink carnation, blossom

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Colouring in Scrapland
Crafting from the Heart
Craft Your Passion
Stamps & Fun = Creativity
Crafting When We Can

Saturday, 2 July 2016

Happy Me !!! New DT

I have been jumping up & down waiting to share my news

Anyone who knows me knows how much I LOVE papers and now I get to play with lots and lots of gorgeous papers as part of my new DT position at



I can't wait to get started and will be sharing my 1st DT project with you all on 1st August

Happy Crafting 
xxx

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