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Thursday, 29 September 2016

Anything Goes with Ribbon or Lace at Crafty Ribbons .............


Hi all and happy Thursday to you.  So onto my card which is  for our challenge over at Crafty Ribbons and we have a nice easy theme of use Ribbon or Lace on your card.   I have used some of my favourite Chantilly Cotton Lace on my card.  There is a wonderful prize for the winner so I hope you will come along and join in with challenge.

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:
Embossing Folder - Crafters Companion
Leaf Die - Joy
Butterfly Die - Cheery Lynn
Flowers Ribbon Girl & Wild Orchid
Ribbon - Crafty Ribbons

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Santa Please Stop Here!


Hi all and happy Tuesday to you.  I have a wooden plaque to share with you tonight that I made using one of the wonderful new Christmas Ribbons from Crafty Ribbons new Santa's Grotto range.  These ribbons are so fun I thought they would be perfect for a little Christmas sign. 

I printed the sentiment on my PC and used a gorgeous stocking bunting die which is from Joanna Sheen from last year I think!  

Thanks for stopping by. 
Hugs Lynsey x

Sunday, 18 September 2016

Crafty Ribbons Challenge and the Handmade Fair ............


Hi all, this post is a bit late for my Crafty Ribbons Challenge as I've had one of those weeks when I felt I was on a roller coaster and couldn't get off!  My little Grace was really poorly in hospital all last weekend as she couldn't stop being sick. Thankfully she is better now and back to normal.  On top of that I have just started an evening college course for work and I have had tons of homework so I've been having to do that every evening till gone 10pm so there has been no time for blogging, crafting or anything else! Finally I have a day at home today so I'm going to spend a bit of time in the craft room this afternoon!  

So back to the challenge, our theme for you this time is Birthday so I nice easy one for you this week. I do hope you will come along and join in our challenge. There is a wonderful prize for the winner. 

I did manage to fit one lovely thing in last week though and that was a trip The Handmade Fair in London that is organised by Kirstie Allsop.  I loved my day there.  There was a little paper crafting but not too much and all sorts of other crafts.  I'm a crafter who likes to dabble in all sorts of crafts so this was a perfect day out for me!  There were also lots of makers there as well that sold beautifully crafted items.   I took a needle felting workshop and made some bees which was great fun so of course I had to buy a kit to have a go at home. I also brought a kit to do some stamping on fabric and a folk art kit.  I'm not sure when I think I'm going to get time to do all these crafts but hopefully sometime soon lol! I also hope to catch up with all my blogging buddies very soon too! 

Here are a few photos from my day:



Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:
Image and Paper - Lili of The Valley 
Swirl Die - JOY
Flowers from The Ribbon Girl & Wild Orchid


Wednesday, 7 September 2016

A Wedding Card ..................


Hi all and happy Wednesday to you.  Another week is flying by! I have a wedding card to share with you today which I made for a friends wedding we went to at the weekend.  As you can tell I'm loving the shabby chic style at the moment!  

Thanks so much for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:
Papers - Ann Marie Designs
Heart Die - Marianne Designs
Flower Die - Cheery Lynn
Sentiment - Computer Generated - Love Moments Font
Flowers - Ribbon Girl

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Crafty Ribbons Challenge ..............


Hi all and happy Thursday to you.  It's time for another challenge at Crafty Ribbons and we have a nice easy challenge for you this time of 'Anything Goes with Ribbon'.  As always there is a wonderful prize for the winner!  I have used some fab brown gingham ribbon on my card which I think is always so great to add to a man's card. I do hope you will come along and join in the challenge this week!

This is the birthday card I made for Will for his birthday last month.  He was really poorly on this birthday as he had food poisioning so it was not the best of days!  

Thanks for stopping by!
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:
Image - Richard Gray
Papers and Leaf Dies - Crafters Companion
Computer printed sentiment
Twine from stash
Brown Gingham Ribbon - Crafty Ribbons

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

An Anniversary Card ...................


Hi all and happy Wednesday to you.  I have an anniversary card to share with you today which I have made for my Mum and Dad for their anniversary this week.  

I have used some beautiful papers from Anne Marie Designs, die cut heart by Crafter's Companion, flowers from Wild Orchid, Joy leaf die, pearls from stash and the sentiment was printed from my pc using a free font called Love Moment.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by. 
Hugs Lynsey x

Monday, 22 August 2016

Holiday Album Title Page ..........


Hi all and happy Monday to you.  I have the title page of my holiday scrapbook to share with you today.  Everytime I look at this photo I just want to be back in Cornwall!  I followed a great sketch from Stuck - 15th August Sketch to make this page.   All the supplies were from my July Like for Ever kit.  I can't wait to get some more pages made for this album!

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Sunday, 21 August 2016

A Gem of a Challenge ............


Hi all and happy Sunday to you! It's time for another challenge at A Gem of a Challenge and our theme for you this time is 'Summer Fun'.  I have a super cute coloured digi called Ella with Dragon Fly from Pink Gem Designs on my card.  There is a great prize of 2 digis for the winner so I hope you will come along and join in with our challenge. 

I've also used some Dovecraft papers, flowers from the ribbon girl, joy bunting die and computer printed sentiment.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:


Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x



Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Summer is Here Layout!


Hi all, I've been away on holiday in Cornwall for 2 weeks and I'm now just catching up with my blog again.  Things were very stressful before we went as my hubby got a bad case of food poisoning and we didn't know if we would get to go.  Thankfully he did improve and we got to go later in the day rather than in the morning like we had planned.  It was hardwork for me though as I had to do all the packing, pack all the car and do all the driving down to Cornwall. It was all worth it though as we did have such a fantastic time!  

Here are a few pics from our holiday



So onto my layout, these were a couple of snaps of Grace in the garden when the weather finally got warm one day!  All the materials are from my Like for Ever scrapbook kit that I get monthly and I also added some gorgeous Ice cream ribbon from Crafty Ribbons to finish it off!

Thanks for stopping by. 
Hugs Lynsey x



Saturday, 23 July 2016

A Gem of a Challenge ............


Hi all and happy Saturday to you!  It's time for another challenge at A Gem of a Challenge and our theme for you this week is 'Animals'. As always there is a wonderful prize of 3 digis for the winner so I hope you will come along and and join in the challenge.

I have use a super cute coloured image from Pink Gem Designs called Ella on my gift tags along with some papers from my stash and some lovely spotty ribbon Crafty Ribbons.

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Thursday, 21 July 2016

Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Pretty in Pink ......


Hi all and happy Thursday to you.  I have my Crafty Ribbons DT make to share with you today for our new challenge which this week 'Pretty in Pink'.  I decided to make a plaque for Grace's teacher present as she has got on so well this year. 

As always there is a wonderful prize for this week's winner so I hope you will come along and join in with the challenge. 

I have used some LOTV papers, letter dies by Marianne Designs, flowers from Wild Orchid, joy leaf die and some beautiful Chantilly Cotton Lace - Jane as the perfect finishing touch!

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x



Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Fairy Fans .............


Hi all and happy Tuesday to you.  It's baking hot here in Norfolk today.  I hope you are enjoying the sunshine where ever you are. 

I have a layout to share with you today which I made using a great sketch from Stuck - 15th July Challenge. We go to the fairy fair every year with friends and it is such a lovely day out so I was really pleased to get this layout made to record our lovely day. 

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials - Like for Ever Scrapbook Kit