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Hello Fellow Crafters

I make over 300 Christmas cards every year for Charities, family and friends so you will find loads of Christmas cards on my blog also the odd present, gift ideas, stocking fillers and table decorations.

I hope you enjoy what you see.


Saturday, 27 November 2010

blog award.

I would to thank Lyn over at Spyders corner for this lovely award.
In order to qualify for the $5.00 Digi’s With Attitude! Gift Certificate you must state 3 things that makes you different from everyone else and you must nominate 5 blogs. Lastly, you must display the Blog Award Badge (above) in your sidebar and link it back to the Digi’s With Attitude! Challenge Blog.
If you have been awarded the “I got the Attitude! Blog Award” and you have followed all the steps please email claim your Gift Certificate. Include your full name and your blog name.
3 things that make me different..
1. I have bilactral holmes aide pupils.
2. I'm ambidextrous.
3. I won a ford puma car just after passing my driving test in 2001.
now to name 5 blogs.....
thanks again to lyn for my award

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Charity & Christmas cards.


Its been a while..

I've been busy making some charity cards for Great western Air Ambulance which is my local air ambulance
Here are a few of the cards,

And here are some Christmas cards also for Charity

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

been awhile...

Been busy with lots of things.

Here are a few of my lastest creations.

the first one is my Competion entry for CMD

Only joined a couple of my ATC's swaps this month so here are the atc's I made.

Haven't only been doing Halloween items..
here are a set of Mice carol singers which was another set of cardrs for the BB Fayre.
which is going really well

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

Bonnie Babies fayre part 2

Here is a few more items for Bonnie Babies Christmas Fayre.

Here's a little bit about what they do.


Please pay a visit to the website.

first we have a set of Fairy Bauble cards from My craft Studio which I got free with a magazine cant remeber which one sorry

This set I made from downloads from scrapbooking mad
the teddy is so adoreable

Ms Claus gift tags again a download from Scrapbooking mad

I got this set is from NitWits its called Deer Friends

And finally for this post.
Reindeer food I would like to thank Tina for the idea.

Thank you Tina.

Monday, 11 October 2010

Bizzy Becs Blog Candy

Hi Everyone,

just had to let you know about a new blog.
Bec from Bizzy Becs has a new store and some blog candy to give away.
pop over to see how you could win..

Friday, 8 October 2010

blog awards

I was given this award from Dawn over at Dawn's crafting..

Thank you so much for thinking of me.

For this awardr I need to tell you 7 things about myself:-
  1. I knit premature baby clothes for Charity.
  2. I didn't learn to drive till I was 35
  3. I'm hooked on making ATC's so much I might need to change my name to madaboutatc's
  4. I love Madness and there music
  5. I'm a school cook
  6. I have made loads of friends in the craft forums that I use.
  7. I just adore digi stamps.

I was also given this blog awards ages ago but forgot to put it up had lots of thing going on and forgot.. Sorry Dawn
Its a lovely awards thank-you Dawn for passing it on to me.

I need to nominate 7 people to pass this blog on to so here goes:-

will add these when I have time

Bonnie Babies Fayre

Hi Everyone,

Been busy the last few days making items for a Christmas Charity Fayre which is to help raise funds for Bonnie Babies.
This is the charity that I knit premature baby clothes for.
please check out there website here .

This first item is for abit of fun.
its little packets of "snowman poop"
which infact is mini marshmallows.

Then we have a set of Milton teddy christmas cards.
Milton stamps were designed by Wild Rose Studios

this is a set of santa babies out carol singing.
the santa digi stamps for making this card was purchased here .

and finally a set of easle cards with a varity of toppers.

Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Some of my latest items

Hi guys,

started this post yesterday but didn't get very fair

this first card was made from a digi stamp and a snowflake postcard and added a snowflake brad.really like the colours on this one..

Kerrie asked for a penguin gate fold card for christmas had fun doing this one and I think it turned out well.

And this last set are my Recycled ATC's for the swap over on cardmaking downloads..
Everything had to recycled no new bits....I really had so much fun making these...would like to do this theme again.....

have made several more ATC's..but camera has been playing up so will try to add more over the weekend...

Thursday, 23 September 2010

some more returns.

Sorry I'm late in posting more of my returns..
anyway here they are.
This first ATC was done by my special friend Ali (from Ali's ATC Swap Stop) as a thank-you for joining in the swap..This is a subject close to many peoples hearts.
Thank-you Ali. is lovely..
this set of ATC's were my returns from CMD monthly swap which was as you can see 'back to school' they are fab...
My thanks for these go to:-Spyder, Tina and a very talented Marian for the cross-stitched ATC.
Next we have mt returns from ATC Swapper who's theme was summer sports
My thanks go to:-
Sue, Julie,Cathy and Gina. thank you ladies they are great
Now we have a couple of returns from swap-bot
the first is my return for
Speak, hear and see no evil...just love the Christmas trees..
thank you Colleen
and these are my returns from 'Newbie or not'
and my thanks go to:-
butterfly blue 6 and jj9jj..

And I would to say a warm welcome to my new followers:-
Kimberly Jones
Oh Sew Addicted

Tiff and friends go Trick and treating

I made this card for Spyders competition over at Spyder's corner...

you have to make a card using one of her images.....

I have a few that I like so have used them all...

in total I've used 7 images.

Friday, 17 September 2010

More swaps received.

Time to show a few swaps that I have received..

this first set is from The Stampman the theme for August was Time..

My thanks go to Sammy Pengelly, Zoechoas and Craftygardener

thank you Ladies they are wonderfull

Then we have 'My Fauriote things' from Spyders August swap at Cardmaking and Papercraft

My thanks go to...Dawn, Piglet, Nanty Lornar and Caro
All are lovely...thank you

and then we have my first September return.
this is from Joanne Sheen forum swap.the theme was think Pink.
Bono thank you for my fab swap..

Wednesday, 15 September 2010

new style of ATC's

A new style of ATC

I made this ATC by re-sizing a push-pull card to make an ATC.

Here are some other ATC's I've made by re-sizing card templates.

First we have a two different Easel ATC's

the top one is the first new style ATC I made...

Second we have a Tri-fold ATC

third we have a rocker ATC

Fourth we have the four stepper ATC's
which at the moment I think are my favourites.

All of this re-sizing cards to make ATC's was because of my good friend Ali.(who is as made about ATC's as I am check out her atc blog here) I had been making a lot of Easel cards and needed to make my ATC's for a swap and she asked if it made a change from making Easel cards and jokingly I said what makes you think there not Easel ATC's. So that evening I made one just for her..and that's how it all started.

So a big Thank-you Ali.

You can find a couple of ATC templates here.