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Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Let it Go .............


Hi everyone, well if you know the Frozen film I'm sure you will have burst into song by now!  My little Grace is frozen mad so I really needed to do a layout to document that story and how she loves dressing up as Elsa! I'm sure it will be fun to look back on when she is all grown up! 

I followed a great sketch for this layout from The Studio Challenges for this layout and I would like to enter my layout into their sketch challenge this month.

Thanks for stopping by,
Hugs Lynsey x 

Monday, 4 May 2015

A Card for a Runner ...................


Hi everyone, I hope you all had a good bank holiday weekend.  Well I completed my race on Sunday and Grace and Will did the fun run.  I managed to run 10k in 58 minutes and 35 seconds so I was really pleased with that.  We all got completely soaked but it was all worth it when we got our lovely medals.  We certainly did laugh about the rain as it poured it down as you will see from the photo below I look like a drowned rat lol!


Anyway onto the card, one of the ladies in my running group ran the London marathon last weekend so I made a card from the group to give to her.  I used a digi from Polka Doodles on my card and a mix of papers from stash, a memory box precious star die and a sentiment I printed on my computer.

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



Thanks so much for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x


Sunday, 3 May 2015

Dance Buddies Layout ............


Hi everyone, I hope you are all enjoying the bank holiday weekend.  I'm off  to run in a 10k race this morning in King's Lynn but it is forecast heavy rain all morning just my luck!  Never mind I will feel good afterwards even I do get completely soaked!  

Anyway onto my layout this was Grace with her dance buddies back stage at her recent dance show. One of  her friend's mums took this photo, it would have been better if Grace was looking at the camera but it's still a lovely memory for her to look back on. 

Thanks for stopping by!
Hugs Lynsey x 

Saturday, 2 May 2015

National Scrapbooking Day!!!



Hi everyone, I hope you are all having a lovely weekend.  It's National Scrapbooking Day today so I thought I should share a recent layout that I made.  This is an 8 x 8 page that I made and I have put this in box frame and hung it up in my kitchen.  It's the first time I have had a go with adding paint splatters to a layout but I really like the effect so I think I will be doing it again!  I added a bit of glitter to the wet paint so it has a bit of a sparkle to it as well. 

Have you anything nice planned for today?  Me and Grace are having a girly day together, we are going out for lunch to a gorgeous teashop called Florence's in King's Lynn where they make the most delicious homemade cakes and then a bit of clothes shopping and then some craft shopping in the Range.  Then I hope to fit in a bit of crafty time when I get home!

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Thursday, 30 April 2015

30% Off At Little Claire .......

 Hi everyone, there is a special offer today over at Little Claire as it's Carol’s birthday and as it’s the 30th of the month we are going to celebrate Carol’s birthday on the 30th  by giving all of our lovely customers a whopping 30% discount from all purchases TODAY – Happy Birthday Carol!

Just enter this code: Carol30 at checkout.

Enjoy!

Hugs Lynsey x

Crafty Ribbons Challenges - Anything Goes


Hi everyone it's time for another challenge over at Crafty Ribbons and our challenge for you this time is 'Anything goes' so a nice easy one!   I made two of these embroidery hoops for a friend on facebook for Mother's Day gifts after she saw a Love one that I had made. 

I used some gorgeous Polka Dot Ribbon, a spotty yellow button and a yellow heart button all from the Crafty Ribbons Shop on my creation. 

I hope you will come along and join in with our challenge this time.

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Oriental Card ...............


Hi everyone, I hope your week has got off to a good start.  I have an oriental themed card to share with you today that I made for my Auntie's Birthday this week.  That's nearly all my April Birthday's finished apart from one tomorrow.  I have 10 Birthday's in April so it's always a busy card making month for me especially with Easter and Grace's Birthday. I've just realised I have not share Grace's card with you, I must do that this week! 

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:
Stamp - Crafter's Companion
Papers - Kimono Cd Rom
Sentiment - Made on PC
Leaf Die - Leabilities
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Butterfly Die - Crafter's Companion


Saturday, 25 April 2015

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


Hi everyone, and happy Saturday to you.  I have my first Pink Gem DT card to share with you today.  This week's challenge is 'Sweet Treats' so I hope you will come along and join in the fun with this challenge. I have used a gorgeous coloured digi image called Strawberry Mice from Pink Gem on my card.  

I've a busy weekend, I have a friend and her children coming round for lunch today and then tomorrow I'm out with my friend Marianne and her husband and some more friends. 

I hope you have a lovely weekend whatever you have planned.

Hugs Lynsey x

Materials:
Image - Pink Gem
Papers - First Edition
Sentiment - LOTV
Flowers - Wild Orchid

Friday, 24 April 2015

Winter Wonderland Challenge .................


Hi everyone, well that's another week flown by at lightening speed! I hope your week has gone well.   I have my Winter Wonderland DT card to share you with you today. Our theme for you this week is 'Twinkle Twinkle' so we need to see sparkle and glitter on your cards!  

We have a fantastic new sponsor this week that is:



I have used some gorgeous papers by our sponsor on my card and I'm really pleased with how it turned it out.  I have also used a Penny Black stamp, star dies by memory box and some beautiful lace by Crafty Ribbons.

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x



Thursday, 23 April 2015

Post It Note Holder and Little Claire Card Making Workshops ............


Hi everyone, I have a post it note holder to share with you today.  You can find a tutorial for it on the Little Claire Blog.  

The digi image that I have used is Digi Floral Hedgehog that I thought was super sweet!

If you would like to make cards with Little Claire there are still spaces available on the following workshops: 




They look like lots of fun!

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Dance Show Layout ............


Hi everyone, I hope you are well and having a good week.  We are having some lovely weather here in Norfolk which is so nice!

I have a layout to share with you today showing a picture of Grace that I snapped back stage at her recent ballet show she was in.  This layout is one for Grace's album so I like to write the journalling to her.  We had such a lovely time at the show I can't wait to order some prints from the professional photographer at the show!

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Sunday, 19 April 2015

A Birthday Card ..............


Hi everyone, I hope you are well and have had a good weekend.  I have been very busy, I went on a crochet course yesterday morning with a friend which I really enjoyed.  I think I have got the hang of the basic stitches so I need to get practising now!  

Anyway onto my card, I have used a super cute Chloe on Swing digi topper kit for the main image and it also comes with sentiments to.  The topper is designed to fit a 8 x 8 card but I shrunk it down to fit on a 6 x 6 card. I used some Docraft papers and finished off with some lovely lace by Crafty Ribbons.

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


Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x