Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Thank you

Hi all today's blog isnt about anything I've made but a thank you to a very dear friend that got me into craft .. This lady holds a very special place in my heart she's always there when I need her not just for crafty help but when I need an ear an shoulder 😊.. Believe it or not this wonderful woman is also my manager.πŸ™ˆan yes she tells me off when I need it lol but that's very rare haha.. Anyway this is me an the lady in question 
Elaine is on the left her blog is well worth a visit .. I was a little run down recently so elaine bought me these goodies to cheer me up 
I just wanna say a huge thanks to elaine for being the best I just hope that everyone has a friend as special as mine .huge hugs  Maria xx

Sunday, 25 January 2015

1st craft buddy challenge of 2015

Hi all hope your all having a fab weekend I've had a brilliant one lots of fun with my friends an plenty of craft ..anyway back to the subject in hand "buddy's challenge" myself an elaine ( last year decided to motivate each other by doing a weekly challenge .. This week elaine chose the theme of peel off stickers .. So here's my attempt 
I've used graphic45 sweet sentiments paper as a backing simply used a peel off butterfly which I've coloured using my water pen an distress inks die cut it out an run the ink over the die to make the topper .. Quite simple really but still pretty I think .. Anyway hope you like it thanks for stopping by its much appreciated 
Big hugs Maria xx

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Using up kits

Afternoon all .. I've had an afternoon of using up a hunkydory I'd already attacked but had leftovers 
It was such a colourful kit an so much fun to use .. It was a shame for it to lie in a drawer :( .. Well I hope you like my cards thanks for stopping by hugs Maria xx

Thursday, 15 January 2015

It's been a while

Hi all its been a while since I blogged . I've been on an off making cards but made the one I'm  going to share with you and thought it was worthy of being blogged ..
It's nothing fussy I just used my minds eye paper for the background then used the fabulous clearly besotted stamps an die that my friend elaine (cakecoffeecraft) bought for me .. Well I hope you all like it and thanks for stopping by .. Have a great day hugs maria xx

Sunday, 22 June 2014

Back to craft

Well what a few weeks it's been crafting bestie Elaine finally got married 
This is me with the beautiful bride herself ,we has such an amazing weekend Elaine and her husband Barry made sure everyone was looked after an so much was put into the wedding .. I'm really missing her now as they are honeymooning in Florida :) 
Well I've actually got round to doing some craft having needed to make some men's cards .. 
And another 
Well I hope you like them and thanks for stopping by hugs maria xx

Friday, 16 May 2014

Buddies challenge #5

Hi all this week Elaine chose a sentiment and flowers .. I have to admit my card is quite simple but still pretty 
Well a nice stamp ( with Elaine herself in mind) and some pretty paper flowers :) well I hope you like it please pop along to Elaine's and take a peek at hers .. Thanks for looking and have a great weekend xx maria xx

Sunday, 11 May 2014

Buddies challenge #4

Its that time again for mine an Elaine's weekly challenge .a day late which is my fault oops lol so it was my turn to choose an I decided to ask my 13yr old son Callum to help me choose .. He had a look at my crafty stuff and decided on " blue ribbon " so here's my card ....
Just a simple little card really using my favourite products "the hobby house" a cute topper an ribbon which frames the topper with a simple bow well I hope you like it please take a look at Elaine's design 
Thanks for looking and enjoy the rest of your Sunday .. Xx maria xx