Thursday, 29 April 2010


I have created this card using a free digi image I printed off a while a go, but unfortunately didn't make a note of where from!!! Thought it would be great for would be campers or a boys card.(I'm not one of them, tried it once and hated it. I like my luxuries too much!!!)  Having a go at creating an easel card but using a different shape which took me ages to figure out using my nestiabilies. (easy when you know how though.)

Card Reciepe:


Free digi image - can't remember where from though. (sorry!!)

Stampin up - (Grass) Pocket Sihouettes

Stampin up - Sentiment Circle of Friendship

Stampin up Roller - Funky Forest

Woodware - (Birthday wishes) Circular Greetings

Stampin up - Jewellery tag punch

Nestabilities - Labels 1

Ribbon, Thread & Buttons from stash

Watercolour pencils

Colour Box Chalk inkpad - Prussian Blue to edge

Thank you for having a look. Nicky xxx

Sunday, 18 April 2010

Squiggles Challenge

The following card has been created following the sketch for the Squiggles Challenge. I loved using the sketch and found it easier to create my card using a sketch something I don't do very often.

I used:

Squiggle Stamp - Squirrel Picnic
Stampin up - Sentiment (pocket silhouttes)
Rusty Pickle - White Chocolate Bunnies ( from the challenge last month)
Linen Thread
Ribbon from stash
Gems from stash

I thought I would use the items that I won from last months challenge. They are fab and can't wait to make more creations with them - thank you again.
Thank you for looking at my card - Nicky xx

Friday, 16 April 2010

Pearls and Petals

Allsorts challenge this week is to add pearls & petals to your project. Who needs an excuse to add some extra bits to your card. Well here is my card -

I used : 
 Whiff of Joy - (a stamp from the spring 2009 kit)
Hero Arts - Big Flower Pattern stamp
Daisy Bucket - In the Meadow (celeste)
EK Success - Bracket Punch
Woodware - 2 different size flowers
Woodware - leaf
Hole punch 2 different sizes
Linen Thread
Crystal Stickers - Pearls
Opalite - Artic Emerald reflective ink (used on flower in background)

Thank you for taking the time to view my card - Nicky xxx

Monday, 12 April 2010

Sir Stampalot Challenge

This is my card for sir stampalot challenge. I wanted to do something a little bit different. Fleur made a fab card which inspired me to make one this same shape.
I used: Squiggles Stamp -  Flourishes & Daisy & toadstools
Magnolia - Mushrooms stamps
Lavinia - Fairies & mushroom houses
Crafters Companion Flower Fairies - Rose Fairy Stamp Set( fairies & senitments)
Photo of Bewilderwood from own stash
Papers - Fantasy (paper stack 6x6)
Card - Stampin up Beige

I had fun making this and I hope you have fun looking at it. Nicky xx

Friday, 9 April 2010


I know how this feels. I have a pile of ironing to do but have been crafting instead. Will do tomorrow.... I have created this cute image which I borrowed from a good friend Fleur. (It was her birthday present from Lou another crafty friend.) But the Greeting Farm stamps are lovely.....

I am entering for: Roses and Paper Challenge
I used:
The Greeting Farm Stamp - Laundry
Stampin Up - Sentiment
Martha Stewart Punch - Lace Doily
Woodware - Corner Punch
Papers - Cosmo Cricket - Earth Love (love these papers)
Nesties - Big Scalloped Circles (for flowers)
Plain card from stash
Brads from stash
Thank you for looking at this card. Nicky

Thursday, 8 April 2010

A Day at the Zoo

Just a few of my favourite photo's that I took today on visiting Hamerton Zoo near Sawtry Cambs.
My Favourite of all has to be this image of the owls. The weather helped as most of the animals came out to enjoy the sunshine.

Even the little monkeys had time to sun bathe!!!!!

Happy Half term hopefully some cards to follow soon. Nicky xx

Tuesday, 6 April 2010

Happy Easter

Hope you all had a great easter and didn't eat too many eggs. Just a quickie card that I made for Holly after my visit to Sir Stampalot to see Lou. Great demo. I then got a text later from Fleur to tell me that I had won the squigglestamps challenge for March.

I used:  Hero Arts Clear stamp set - Big Flower Patterns
Stampavie Rabbit stamp - Loopy Lops Strawberry Fair
Sentiment an old stamp think its papermania?
Paper from my scrap box

Thanks for looking at my blog - Nicky xx