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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Hats

Hello everyone, hope you are having a nice day :) .. as for me ... I've just returned from work and remembered that I still had to check my credit card accounts, which is what I did!!! only to find out that I had a twice late payment fee plus interest of course!!!! grrrr I hate this ... well, definitely not a good week as MIL was also taken to hospital this week and she is still there! Doctors say it's nothing serious but still not nice on an 80 year old. Besides that, next week we have a family wedding, so we're hoping she'll be out by then.

Anyway, it's Wednesday today, so time for a new challenge at 

The theme for this week is 
HATS

Thought this card that I had just made was perfect for this theme! My lucky day, as I was so busy having FIL over for dinner while she was in hospital, that I didn't have time to do anything else!


We are this week sponsored by Kenny K and the prize is 3 digi images.
 

I am entering my card in these challenges today.
The ABC Challenge - J for JUST AS YOU LIKE IT
Catch The Bug - BINGO (Bugaboo image, player's choice, border)
Come and Get It Challenges - WHERE THE BOYS ARE
Stamping Sensations April Challenge - DIES and/or PUNCHES
Totally Gorjuss 232 - DIE CUTS and/or PUNCHES
Southern Girls 89 - EARN YOUR STRIPES


Thank you for looking today

Hugs
Dora
xxx
 
 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Cats and/or Dogs

Hello everyone. I'm so late today with my card! We are very busy at the moment at the office that I had to stay overtime again, and so as soon as I arrived home today, I quickly rushed off for my Bokwa class arriving just in time! Phew!!

Anyway, better get on with my post as it's so late already and I do still have an ordered card to do for tomorrow ... 

So here is my DT card for this week and the challenge at 
is
CATS and/or DOGS


For my card I used this cute stamp from Crafter's Companion, which I stamped up three times so that I could layer it.

I also did some stitching for a change.

This week we are sponsored by Dies to Die For and the prize is a £10 voucher.

Hope you would like to join us for this week.

I am entering my card in these challenges.

Passion For Promarkers 243 - ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL
Simon Says Challenge - ANIMAL ANTICS
Sweet Stampin' - FLOWERS
Crafty Catz 226 - ANIMALS

Thank you for looking
xx



Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Buttons

Hello everyone, how's your week going.. For me it's a busy one as hubby is doing some painting in the house and so I got a big mess everywhere. Today he even ventured in my craft room ... yikes!!! It really needed a paint job but I am not looking forward to put everything back in place.

Anyway, it's Wednesday today which means that it's time for a new challenge at

The theme for this week is 

BUTTONS

Ooops .. I hardly ever use buttons on my cards.. but I managed to add three on my card.. fake ones which I did with my Martha Stewart punch.


The image that I used is one of my faves from Lili of The Valley, which I colored with my promarkers. 

I love how it turned out... with the buttons :)

Our sponsor for this week is Live and Love Crafts with a prize of a £10 voucher.

I am entering my card in these challenges today.
Passion for Promarkers - SO SENTIMENTAL
Allsorts 253 - NO FLOWERS

Thank you for looking
xxx

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Clean and Simple

Back from my Bokwa class today and oops .. I remembered that I still hadn't put up my post for today! My son has been using the laptop non stop in the evenings (taking breaks from the studying for his O Levels) so I am ending up not having any time to use it myself!!

Anyway, so better get on to my card now as it is already so late and tomorrow I have to wake up very early to do my run! I will soon be participating in another marathon, next Sunday, but this time just a 10 km one.. Looking forward to that :P

So here is my card now.. a Clean and Simple one for the new challenge that started today at


For my card this week I decided to use this gorgeous freebie stamp from a magazine to make another Mother's Day card. Mother's Day in Malta will be celebrated in May, so I'm still making them at my leisure.

I of course colored it with my promarkers, the sentiment stamp is from Simon Says and then I just embossed a border and added two punched butterflies.

We have two sponsors this week.

Dr Digi's with a prize of two digi images of the winner's choice


and Crafty Ribbons, offering a £10 voucher as a prize.

Entering my card in these challenges today.
Dream Valley 78 - MOTHERING SUNDAY
Divas By Design - ANYTHING GOES
Papertake Weekly - ANYTHING GOES

Thank you for looking
xx





Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Anything Goes

Good morning everyone. I hope you are fine and having a good week. My younger son has just started his 'O' Levels and so I'm busy with lots of taxi driving. He says he is doing ok, so fingers crossed he is really doing ok!

Anyway, today is the start of a new challenge at

and the theme for this week is

ANYTHING GOES
While doing this card I was completely alone at home... hubby had decided to go out with his friends to watch football, both sons were not here, so I was all alone... and this is when I really enjoy myself ....  pure bliss :) 


To make my card I used an image from one of our sponsor for this week, Stitchy Bear Stamps. Colored it with my promarkers, DP were magazine freebies, die cuts, sentiment stamp from Simon Says and two pearls to finish it off.
 
 
We have two sponsors this week
Marianne Design with this fabulous prize 

 offering $10 voucher to spend in their store. Wow!!!


I am entering my card in these challenges today
Dream Valley 78 - MOTHERING SUNDAY
Craft Your Passion 206 - MOTHER'S DAY
That Craft Place - FLOWERS and/or MOTHER'S DAY


Thank you for looking
xxx






Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Pink and Brown

Hello everyone and a happy Wednesday to all! It's a bright and warm sunny day today at 19C and it's a Public Holiday here in Malta too, so we decided to go out for a picnic with friends :) .. I nearly didn't go though as we are REALLY busy at the office and so some of my colleagues had to go in working even today ... but I wasn't in this team, so big woo hoo I didn't have to :D ..

Anyway, I have a card today for the new challenge at

The theme for this week is
PINK and BROWN

I rarely use this color scheme on my card but after finding the right papers, I really thought how nice it was.... think I will be using it more too!

The image that I used is from Lili of the Valley, which I colored with my promarkers, Memory Box dies, Martha Steward punch, lovely papers from Forever Friends and a bow to finish it off. The Mother's Day sentiment is from Simon Says.


I'm really pleased with  how it turned out.... and my mojo seems to be back as it didn't take me AGES to make it!!!!!  ... so I'm pleased for that too :)

We are this week sponsored by Visible Image.

 I thought I would enter my card in some challenges for a change.. hoping I'll be lucky .. fingers crossed :D

Papertake Weekly - FOR MUM or GIRLIE
Simon Says Challenge - MOTHER'S DAY or SPECIAL GIRL
The Cutie Pie 65 - A CUTE ONE FOR MUM
Sweet Stampin' - MOTHER'S DAY or A SPECIAL LADY
A Gem of a Challenge 115 - MOTHER'S DAY / FEMALE
Stampin' for the Weekend - ANYTHING GOES


Thank you as always for looking
xxx




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