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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Use Something New

It's been quite some time since my last post as now both challenges that I am DT in are both fortnightly. Yes the challenge I ♥ Promarkers is no longer weekly from this year and we have also split up in two teams, so team 1 makes cards for the first week and team 2 makes cards for the second week. .. .. With this new setup I wonder if I'll be able to find some more time to make an extra card or two to post here, I'm sure I can :)   Anyway, so today it's time for me to post my DT card and the theme for this week  is
USE SOMETHING NEW

I'm sure you've all been buying new stuff, so this will be an easy challenge. As for me, I haven't been buying much crafty stuff lately, so it's just the image that is new and the background striped DP.
 
 To make up my card I used this fun image, My Racing Car,  from our sponsor for this week
The Paper Shelter, which of course I colored with my promarkers, using colors to match the lovely colorful car DP from my Eco Park Paper Pack.


The prize from our sponsor is $15 to spend in the store.


I really do hope you can join us, and don't forget you have one week left to enter the challenge.

I'll be entering some challenges when I get back from my fitness class which is due to start in 15 mins so I have to rush... luckily this one is near where I live but I still have to change he he




Big hugs.


Thank you for looking
xxx

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Use Something New

Hello and a Happy New Year to all. Hope you had a good start and your 2016 will be a fantastic one. As for me, well I wasn't so well unfortunately, but after I spent two days in bed resting and taking pills and honey and lemon and all that stuff I was so much better by new year's eve and I  managed to go out for dinner with friends. We had booked quite some time ago and I didn't want to disappoint them! Anyway, that went well, and yesterday we had my FIL for lunch which was lovely, we were also invited over by my brother on Wednesday and tonight we are also invited at my brother in law for drinks and finger food. I'm really looking forward for next week, when hopefully everything will fall back into the normal routine and I start eating healthy again, and exercising, as even that took a back seat this week, and hope to get off the two kilos I gained!!!! 

Anyway, onto my DT card for today as this week it's time for a new challenge at 
Crafty Friends
The theme this week is
USE SOMETHING NEW

The new stuff that I'm using is the digi, Star Angel Sprite which I was lucky to have to make my card from one of our sponsors Aurora Wings. The prize is $15 worth of digis.

and I'm also using a a new die, the Merry Christmas sentiment, which, very lucky me, I had won sometime ago in a challenge here in blogland. It's from Wild Rose Studio and is actually one, but I cut it off in two.


 The image I colored it with my promarkers and added glitter to her dress and on the stars on her hair and on the star that she is holding and also all around the DP.

Our second sponsor for this challenge is Pretty Grafik Designs and they are offering a $20 gift voucher to the lucky winner.
I am entering my card in these challenges today:
As You Like It - ANYTHING GOES
Pile It On 98 - ANYTHING CHRISTMAS
Paper Creator's Crafts 43 - ANYTHING GOES
Bunny Zoe's December Challenge - SPARKLE
Craft-Dee BowZ January Challenge - ANYTHING WITH A HANDMADE BOW
Our Crafty Corner 4 - ANYTHING GOES
 

Thank you for looking
xxx


Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Another Christmas Card

With Christmas just two days away, I thought I would post one last Christmas card that I did, not that I sent out any this year! Not even one, but we just didn't feel we should with our mum passing away last month. As for the decorations at home, we just put out the crib and baby Jesus and that was all.

Anyway, onto my card, which I should have posted last week btw.. but to tell you the truth I was struggling with the theme , and then I was so busy at the office that I just didn't manage it! So today I thought that it's better late than never... and so here it is!

The image that I used is Holy Night from The Paper Shelter.

I colored it with my promarkers and used three different DPs from two different paperpacks. Two are from a Dovecraft paperpack and the striped one was a freebie in a magazine. There's also two different ribbon, ponsietta die cuts and also a recycled sentiment from another card.

Some exciting news now as I was the lucky winner at the ABC Christmas Challenge and won a fabulous die from their sponsor Wild Rose Studio. yippeee :)



Entering my card in these challenges today.
Crafty Creations 305 - ANYTHING GOES
Crafty Gals Corner 51 - ANYTHING GOES
Sweet Stampin' - MERRY CHRISTMAS

Thank you for looking

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
xx







Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Anything Goes

Hello everyone and a good morning to all. Hope you are enjoying your week. We had a public holiday here in Malta yesterday and it being a Tuesday, me and hubby took Monday off as well ... so coupled with the weekend that was four days off from work yay : ) Big happy smile :D We went to Valletta shopping and in the evening on Monday we had the staff cocktail party, which was really nice too. I also managed to buy me a really nice dress last Saturday, spent more than I was planning too, but aww who cares... you only live once !!!! .. and I can wear it for the New Year's Eve gala dinner party we are planning to go!

Anyway, back to today.. a Wednesday, back to work boo hoo : (  .. but back to blogging and sharing my new DT Card for this week's new challenge at 

With Christmas just round the corner, and everyone being busy with Christmas preparations and all, the theme for this week is an easy peasy
ANYTHING GOES



Being an anything goes challenge I have of course made a Christmas card! For my card I decided to use this really cute clear stamp of Humprey's Corner from Crafter's Companion. First time using it and it was a lovely gift from my dear friend Pam. I colored it with my promarkers and then made some clouds in the background with ink and a clouds die.
The gorgeous DP, three different ones in fact, are from two different paperpacks which were free in the Quick Cards and the Cardmaking & Papercraft magazines.

We are this week sponsored by 
Dr Digi and the prize for this week is 2 digi images of the winner's choice.

I am entering my card in these challenges today:
Come and Get It Challenges - MERRY CHRISTMAS
Glitter and Sparkle 166 - ANYTHING GOES
Pile It On 98 - CHRISTMAS / WINTER
The Ribbon Girls - ANYTHING GOES
A Gem of A Challenge 159 - ANYTHING CHRISTMAS GOES
Card Mania 75 - CHRISTMAS
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - ANYTHING PATTERNED PAPER


Thank you for looking
xxx









Saturday, December 5, 2015

Christmas with Crafty Friends

Hello again, and a happy Saturday to all. Hope you're enjoying your weekend and have some nice things planned. As for me this morning I have a dentist appointment  :( but then I am going shopping as I need a dress for next week to go to our staff Cocktail Party. I was planning to wear something that I had bought some time ago, but hmmm trying it on again I decided that I wanted something different... so addio housework that I was planning to do after dentist.. and hello shopping :) hoping that I find something quick and nice he he :)
Anyway, it's time for another new challenge at  
and the theme for this fortnight is

CHRISTMAS
so another Christmas card from me for this week!


To do my card we were so lucky to have an image from our sponsor Pink Gem Designs and I chose this cute image Polo in Scarf. I colored the image with my promarkers then made up my card with a DP from my Dovecraft paperpack and finished it off with a star die cut, sentiment, bow and some Christmas trees embellishments.... very simple, just perfect for those quick Christmas cards.

The prize this time is two digi images of the winner's choice from our fabulous sponsor  


Hope you will be able to join us this week.

Entering my card in these challenges today.
ABC Christmas - X is for 4 X 4
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - STARS
Crafting for All Seasons 115 - BRRR IT'S COLD OUTSIDE
Simon Says Challenge - LET IT SNOW
Inky Chicks 60 - MERRY CHRISTMAS
Papertake Weekly - ANYTHING GOES
Tuesday Throwdown 272 - CUTE and CUDDLY

Thank you for looking
xxx



Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Winter

Hello everyone, another week gone by and we're already in December now, so close to Christmas day already. ... so for this week's DT Card I decided to do a Christmas card as it fits perfectly our theme WINTER for this week at

 
To make my card I used this gorgeous image from Mo Manning, which I of course colored with my promarkers, two different DP from a paper pack which was free in the magazine Cardmaking & Papercraft and then finished it off with a sentiment, a red and gold glittered bow, and red glittered reindeer and snowflakes die cuts. 

... nearly forgot... I also added three green gems on the snowflakes.

We are this week sponsored by Marianne Design and the lucky winner will get this lovely prize.

Entering my card in these challenges this time.
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas 257 - DIE CUTS or PUNCHES
Papertake Weekly - ANYTHING GOES
Sweet Stampin' - SPARKLE and SHINE


Hope you will join us this week.

Thank you for looking
xxx




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