31 Dec 2010

christmas come early

this is a card done with one of the images from a Joanna sheen cd called enchanted dreams that my friend got me for christmas it is so beautifulI have spent a long time just looking at it and my heart is still thumping very loudly it is stunning so thank you Jenny, I know its a bit late for christmas and when I use it for these cards next time I will add roses or something but I couldnt wait to make something please scroll down to see the other

close up of a small part

beautiful cd

29 Nov 2010

christmas card

this is the card I am doing for my girls done with punched leaves and my favourite magnolia christmas rose stamp
entered for one stop craft challenge
 cupcake crafting
 one stop craft challenge (add a diecut) mine is leaves
diecut dreams
 Crafy catz
totally paper crafts
Jasmine cards

27 Nov 2010

in the jungle

I wanted to enter a challenge about a jungle, the paper is from robert Adams cd the image is a free download the border is martha stuart the bird and leaves are a punch from stampin up

24 Nov 2010

opening the presents

this card is with tilda opening presents, the flowers are magnolia christmas roses I think, and the papers are all left over from last year how mean am I, I am entering this for sir stampalot challenge,
http://sirstampalotchallenge.blogspot.com/ also Diecut Dreams christmas club

22 Nov 2010

tilda with tree

I made this card with a tilda I coloured last year when I was just learning to use copics,so its not as good as I would like but I thought it was ok to use im not so sure now the papers and tree is a download

18 Nov 2010

oh christmas tree

it is our craft club on monday and we are doing a few bases this month,this is my base its to show how to use embossing paste i'm sorry the picture isnt good as I have taken it tonight I have used martha stuart snowflake punch, also the other punch is also martha stuart I have used it as icicles but I thing its called gummy goo

1 Nov 2010

envelope card

this is a quick card I needed for my friends birthday tomorrow,its a download from a firm called card making downloads they are very reasonable and they are all lovely its only cutting out so very quick and I think the result is pleasing

28 Oct 2010

little blue fairy

not much to say about this little card the image is a stamp from Lilli of the valley, and I have coloured it with copics,the papers are from a block by K&co 6x6 papers called hopscotch the punched flowers are ek sucsess entered for moving along with the times

20 Oct 2010

girl with a hairbrush

todays card is done with a stamp I got from funky kits they have some brilliant stamps,the papers are from a cd by Glenda Waterworth called seasons greatings, I have coloured with copics

12 Oct 2010

the apple orchard

this card is done with another of mo's digital images I love these,
the papers and card are stampin up
the apple basket and conkers are printed from polka doodles sundae of seasons
entered in Paper Sundaes
 The Stamp Man
sir stampalot challenge
pear tree Designs
also polka doodles

pear tree Designs

I coloured the girl with copics

11 Oct 2010

little fairy

this card is done with K&Co paper called hopscotch
the image is mo's digital pencil
the flowers are a Martha Stuart cornflower punch
the border is a Marianne punch
I have distressed over the dies after cutting them out with my cuttlebug
I coloured with copics
entered for craftalicious anything goes
saturday challenge distressing
pollycraft fairies

7 Oct 2010


First can I thank you all for your good wishes,my dear Charles is much better now,this card is a new stamp called molly blooms I have used some flower soft christmas colours I used the silver I have paper pieced the little man as it was late at night and I couldnt see to paint

17 Sep 2010


I am very sorry I have'nt visited any blogs for a while the reason being that my sweet husband is very poorly in hospital, so I have'nt got time at the moment ,keep crafting love Dorothy xx

3 Sep 2010


well this is a first for me I wanted to enter sir stampalot challenge but I have'nt done this kind of thing before.What I did was to stamp the flourish in clear embossing then covered with deep embossing powder and put the heat gun on to it, then used distress ink pads, In green and orange I distressed all over and the stamped image worked as a resist,  the punched flowers leaves and tag I  also inked

in the pink

this is a birthday card for my daughter,
the card and papers are stampin up,
the image is hangler stangler
I have coloured it with copics
skin coloursE11,E21,E000,R20

2 Sep 2010

Autumn Days

I just fancied doing an autumn card,I have used card and papers from stamping up,I have coloured with copics,I am entering this for
Just Magnolia (sketch)
and Moving along with the times(stitching)

I won wow

just heard I won the challenge at (Craft garden challenge) I am so pleased thank you so much

25 Aug 2010

a blog award from Lisa

I was given this award from Lisa,her blog mess to magic, and she asks to add 7 things about myself
1 I was a cub scout leader for 15 years and loved every minute of it
2 I have been married for 50 years to a wonderful man
3 I have been singing in my church choir for 25 years
4 I applied to go on deal or no deal and got to the final round but didnt get picked to go on the show, my biggest regret,
5 I used to be able to change out of casual clothes, into a uniform in the middle of a field without showing any skin
6 I once absailed down a 35 foot tower,I was scared
7 I love all animals but I am very afraid of cows
now to pass it on to blogs that I love to visit

barbara diane

24 Aug 2010

craft club projects

last night was craft club and Jenny and Leila did the project we made these envelope cards we were shown how to make the card and then decorated them how we wished,I did the christmas one at the club then had to leave early, so the one with flowers I did today at home,
entered for craft your passion also crazy challenge

20 Aug 2010

my sister and me

this is my first card in a little while I think the digi image is mo's digital pencil but im not sure, if i'm taking the shine from someone else I am very sorry I have coloured with copics,on neenah  paper from the hobby house,the backing papers are stampin up the border is a new martha stuart,it was tsv from qvc have entered this for stamp something, also aud sentiments

18 Aug 2010

BOB is three weeks old today

this is my beautiful Bob I couldnt wait to share his picture with you all he is the one at the back

11 Aug 2010

we have chosen our new baby

this is our new baby he is 2 weeks old today he is called BOB his eyes are not quite open will post another when they are

31 Jul 2010


todays card is done for moving along with the times sketch, and One stop crafts is patterns.

28 Jul 2010

my new baby

my daughters dog Poppy has safely delivered her puppies five little boys, and one of them is going to be for my husband and I  but my hubby insists on choosing I have just come back its 11.30pm  they are an affenpincher crossed with a shitsu and just beautiful

27 Jul 2010

flowers all the way

todays card is done with a download from mo's digital images, and the flowers are all punched I have this for Sir stampalot challenge,and by the cute and girly sorry the colours arnt as bright as they look in real life

21 Jul 2010

vintage christening card

Today is moving along with the times day for a new challenge, this week the theme is vintage  pastels, also followed a sketch the main image is from one of Joanna sheens cds the papers are all off cuts, and the laces are all left overs from doll making years, the only thing I remember is the gem stone swirl I got from the nec last christmas, that up to now havent used because I have been waiting for the right card to put it on, anyway I hope you like it

19 Jul 2010

just Because I care

I finally had time today to make a card today,stamped with memorex ink pad and coloured with copics,

16 Jul 2010

all in white

this is something new for me,I know it has a lot of room for  improvement, but I thought I would put it on anyway,its done just with punches and I did get a book by Leone EM also a dvd, to give me some idea's I have punched the flowers and leaves from super smooth decoupage paper that I got from create and craft

14 Jul 2010

toby in a bag

this is a card I have made for MOVING ALONG WITH THE TIMES
the papers are stampin up
coloured with copics
the flowers are  punched on to white paper,and coloured to match the one in the image my slant on the sketch for this week

13 Jul 2010

bear with flowers

this card is done moving along with the times

the image is printed off a cd
the papers are stampin up
the roses are from Joanna sheen

9 Jul 2010

forever friends

I have done this card for a challenge over at forever friends the background is from a polker doodles cd and the bear is from forever friends cd

8 Jul 2010

I'm so excited

I really am excited to be asked to be the guest designer over at Moving along with the times I hope I do ok

5 Jul 2010

little book of seeds

this is a book for holding seeds I  have made it to enter SIR STAMPALOT Challenge, and also to give my friend as a gift,this is the front cover,if you would be kind enough to scroll down you can see the inside, there are six pages in all ,

little book of seeds

1 Jul 2010

flowers for you

this little card is done useing a stamp from Lilli of the Valley
the papers and card are from stampin up called Tea Party
I am entering it in (Moving along with the times)

its all about fairies

this card is a bit different for me but I got these stamps from the NEC last nov and I havent used them much they are Lavinia stamps the paper is cosmo cricket it is double sided and I couldnt make up my mind which side to use so I cut it up and used a bit of each,
Entered Incy Wincy
Craft Garden

29 Jun 2010

Live Laugh Love

todays card is done with all bits and pieces  the tilda is stamped with momento ink and coloured with copic pens on some new card I am trying out it is Neenah super smooth card that jill has just got in at the hobby house at Tetney I love it,
entered for Magical crafts
other lovelies
ABC challenge

25 Jun 2010


seems ages since I made a card,this is done with stampin up papers,Ek punch and flowers I dont know what they are anyone would think I was selling stampin up stuff but I'm not I do love the colours that all match perfectly I have entered this in OOH LA LA Creations Challenge

21 Jun 2010


this is the front of the book we made on our day out with stampin up demonstrators Zoe and Emma I did the front of the book at home and I did use a punch that is EK but all the rest is stampin up we had a brilliant time so thank you both so much


this is the inside the photos are not very good as the plastic wallets kept picking up the light

little box

this is the little box we made also on our day workshop the flowers are done with a technique called stamp kissing I think you stamp a background with ink pad then press the flower stamp onto it and it picks up the pattern it looks lovely I hope you can see

14 Jun 2010

take time to smell the flowers

this is a close up of the fairy

take time to smell the flowers

this easel card is done with an image from mos digital pencil its called flora fairy,I have coloured with copics and added glitter glue, I have entered this for
Paper Romance Challenge

2 Jun 2010

in the pink

this is my todays card,to enter in the first Hanglar Stanglar challenge also sirstampalot, creative card crew,and crafty sentiments I cant wait until we can buy the stamps in the UK I have been very lucky Linda a blogging friend sent me some stamped images

I have used stamping up papers
ek flower punch
the leaf is from a stamping up bird and branch punch
and I colourered with inks

30 May 2010

do you like my bird

as you can see I have done this for sketch saturday and stamping with the dragon
its tilda with a cage coloured with copics
the flowers are cut from watercolour paper
and coloured with the same as the image
the papers are stamping up and the punches EK success

28 May 2010


todays card is done with stamping up papers
ek flower punches, the leaf punch I cant see a name on it

27 May 2010


todays card is tilda with a bike I got some new punches  with some money I had given me,they are both martha stuart,I have coloured with copics the papers are limited from stamping up so if you like them I should get in touch with your su demonstrator