Sunday, 22 April 2018

happy birthday


good morning crafters.
sharing a recently coloured image that i have added to a birthday card
the lovely Bobby socks from lili of the valley.
i had the privilege of making some samples for lotv when they released theses images last year.
how time flies
here's my card:


a little shabby chic creation for todays card.

here's what i have used to create my card:
stamp - bobby socks - lili of the valley, sentiments: lili of the valley, stemplegled 
papers/card - white 6"x6" card base, strathmore 400 series pencil paper, designer paper: from my stash, white card
dies - ldrs & joy craft
powder blue satin ribbon
woc flowers


colouring medium:
ink - memento: espresso truffle, distress ink pad - broken china, prismacolor pencils, sakura glitter pen.




all it leaves me to say now is:

thanks for stopping by, enjoy your day and craft happy. Ann

some shopping links included

Saturday, 21 April 2018

happy birthday


good morning crafters

the weekend is upon us all again and i hope you all have something good lined up to do.
me i have a blissful morning as my OH is at work lol.

my share today is a girlie birthday card using one of lili of the valley's recent release of digi images and my colouring medium is with prismacolor pencils.

here's my card:


i have kept my card pretty simple as the image is so adorable.

here's what i have used to create my card:
stamp - Flora - digi stamp - lili of the valley, sentiments: lili of the valley
papers/card - white 7"x5" card base, strathmore 400 series pencil paper, designer paper: lemon craft
dies - mft & un branded die
navy satin ribbon
woc flowers
white flat back pearl
brass embellishment

colouring medium:
ink - memento: espresso truffle, prisma color pencils, sakura glitter pen.


i have to say this week has flown and i can't believe it's the weekend again.

all it leaves me to say now is:

thanks for stopping by, enjoy your day and craft happy. Ann

some shopping links included

Friday, 20 April 2018

happy anniversary

hi and good morning everyone 

popping in to share a cas anniversary card.

a recently coloured image from Stampingbella i have chosen to use for this project and i have used my prismacolor pencils as my colouring medium.

here's my card:



these squidgies by stampingbella are so adorable and i'm happy to report the recipient loves it.

Heres what I have used for my card:
stamp - fairy tale squidgies - Stampingbella, sentiments: fairy tale squidgies & lili of the valley
papers/card - white 6x6"card base, strathmore 400 series pencil paper, designer paper by: Stampin unicorn, white linen card, silver miri card
dies - little b - hearts, spellbinder & unbranded die
flat back stick on purple pearls

Colouring medium:
ink - memento: espresso truffle, prismacolor pencils.
skin - white, eggshell, peach, light peach
dress - lavender, process red, mulberry, dark purple
armour - cool grey 10%, 20%, 30% & 50%


all it leaves me to say now is:

thanks for stopping by, enjoy your day and craft happy. Ann

some shopping links included

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Happy Birthday


hi and good morning crafters
stopping by today to share with you all a simple birthday card using some beautiful paper, stamps, digi image and dies
i have revisited one of my kit and clowder monthly pencil colouring classes to 
colour this lovely saturated canary stamp: Mermaid.
i am over the moon happy with my coloured image
my completed card


Alyce's classes are challenging but i have to say that after you practice you to can get achievable results which ever medium you use.

my original colouring from May 2017 




Heres what I have used for my card:
stamp - Mermaid digi: saturated canary, sentiments: lili of the valley
papers/card - white 6x6"card base, strathmore 400 series pencil paper, white card and designer paper by: glitz uncharted waters
dies - ldrs
flat back stick on white pearls

Colouring medium:
ink - memento: espresso truffle, prismacolor pencils, sakura glitter pen.


all it leaves me to say now is:

thanks for stopping by, enjoy your day and craft happy. Ann

class link included above and is also in the side bar


Sunday, 15 April 2018

on your birthday

good morning crafters
happy sunday
popping today to share another of my saturated canary images that has made it onto a birthday card.
this is image is called fancy and i have coloured her up with my prismacolor pencils.
she is/was one of the images that you coloured in the skin and hair classes by 

a shabby chic pink type of theme going on..
my card


 and a close up of fancy


i have used a number of my dies on this project just to give some different dimensions

heres what i have used for my card:
stamp - Steampunk digi: saturated canary, sentiments: lili of the valley
papers/card - white 7"x5"card base, strathmore 400 series pencil paper, white card, cream card and designer paper by: annamarie
dies - dohicky and spellbinder .
pink satin ribbon

colouring medium:
ink - memento: espresso truffle, prisma color pencils, sakura glitter pen.
skin - white, eggshell, peach, light peach, burnt orche
dress - pink, deco pink, hot pink, process red
ribbon - powder blue, sky blue light, white

join me again soon for my next project

all it leaves me to say now is:
i hope you all have something good planned for today

thanks for stopping by, enjoy your day and craft happy. Ann


Saturday, 14 April 2018

just for you...

…birthday girl

hi and good morning crafters
popping in with a new birthday card using one of my
saturated canary digis: Steampunk

my colouring medium today is with pencils

my card


I have created a little three d effect with my image and a little shadowing with my die cutting on the candelabra and sentiments they have been backed with silver mirri card.
and it's all been finished off with a pretty bow.

here's what i have used to create my card:
stamp - Steampunk digi: saturated canary, sentiments: lili of the valley
papers/card - white 7"x7"card base, strathmore 400 series pencil paper, silver mirri card, cream card and designer paper by: annamarie
dies - ldrs & joy craft.
pink shimmer ribbon

colouring medium:
ink - memento: espresso truffle, prisma color pencils, sakura glitter pen.


i have to say this week has flown and i can't believe it's the weekend again.

all it leaves me to say now is:
i hope you all have something good planned for this weekend

thanks for stopping by, enjoy your day and craft happy. Ann


Saturday, 7 April 2018

molly swims

Sending you sunshine

good morning crafters welcome to my share for today.
popping in today to share with you that i have completed
another monthly colouring class from
kit and clowder yay....
and my image has been added to a card.

isn't she adorable


i'm pleased as punch with this cutie 

here's what i have used to create my card:
stamp - Molly Swims digi: tiddlyinks, sentiments: lili of the valley
papers/card - white 6"x6" card base, strathmore 400 series pencil paper, designer paper: glitz paper: uncharted waters, shimmer card
dies - ldrs, joy craft, magnolia.

colouring medium:
ink - memento: espresso truffle, prisma color pencils, sakura glitter pen.

i have to say this week has flown and i can't believe it's the weekend again.
but before i sign off:
i'd like to welcome some new followers: Robyn and Aussie Annie to my crafty patch.
welcome ladies
all it leaves me to say now is:
i hope you all have something good planned for this weekend
me i think i will be crafting - yay

thanks for stopping by, enjoy your day and craft happy. Ann

some shopping links included



Tuesday, 3 April 2018

kit and clowder mixed media class

good evening crafters and welcome to my second share for today

I'm popping in with a mixed media project that i have finally got around to doing it, It's been on the back burner for quiet some time.
lots of other stuff (various stamps) keep popping into my basket and i have to play (colour them i mean).
i waffle back to my share
kit and clowders mixed media class has three projects to keep you busy.
but for my first project it has been made into a boxed picture rather than on a canvas.
kit and clowder colouring journey

ta dahh.... my project



image by saturated canary - steampunk
I also have to say that i'm not too sure if the image pictured is still available as saturated canary aka Krista Smith closed her shop some time ago.

On my project i have mixed a few things up and i hope Alyce likes my variation.
For more details on mixed media please visit www.kitandclowder.com and select shop.

My variations are: little darlings gilded oval dies, anna-marie paper, pink card stock, ivory shimmer card stock, resin cameo, stempleglede stamp: you are fabulous, silver embossing powder and a 20cm boxed frame all the other little nick nacks are part of the class that you receive from kit and clowder (not the image).

thanks for stopping by, enjoy your day and craft happy. Ann

for you on your birthday

good morning crafters 
and welcome to my share for today
i am popping in today with another birthday card using an adorable image from:
all dressed up
this is ballerina and is a freebie from all dressed up and kit and clowder via their facebook pages.
(Available until Sunday 8th April.)

here's my card


my colouring medium on my cas/shabby chic style card is with copic's, white pen 
and atyou glitter pen.


colours used

goodies used:
stamp - Ballerina all dressed up digi stamp, sentiment: Lili of the valley
papers/card - white 7"x5" card base, make it colour blending card stock: markergeek, designer paper: anna marie, ivory shimmer card.
dies - fancy rectangle: ldrs
embellishments - pink satin ribbon

colouring medium:
ink - memento: espresso truffle, copic markers, sakura glitter & white pens.
skin - e000, 00, 04, 11, 21 & r20
hair - y21, yr21, 23, 24 & 25
Dress - rv10, 11, 13, 14 & 23
ribbon - b60 & bv31



thanks for taking time out to visit my blog.
all it leaves me to say now is:

join me again soon, enjoy your day and craft happy. Ann

some shopping links included