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

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Boys card

HHi all a quick blog from me as I'm off out for dinner with a friend ! A quick card I made using a hobby house topper and embellishment ! I used a happy birthday embossing folder for the back I love this hope you like it to :) 
Hugs maria xx

Saturday, 3 May 2014

Buddies challenge #3

This week the theme was mayday I have to admit I struggled hugely but once I knew what I wanted to do it all fell in place well I hope you like it
Please pop along to Elaine's blog an view hers 
Thanks for looking hugs maria xx

Friday, 2 May 2014

Elaine's challenge

I've been struggling with my craft recently not as in my mojo just as in what to do next .. So my crafting bestie Elaine cakecoffewcraft has been setting me little challenges to do .. I have to say I've been loving them .. So today's challenge was a  card for a teenager .. So here's what i did 
I didn't make a card I went for this funky tag I have do admit I really like it I hope you do to .. Many thanks for looking hugs maria xx

Saturday, 26 April 2014

Buddies blog challenge

YWell here it is again an this week I chose the theme .. I went for Tim holtz...I love anything Tim holtz and myself an Elaine were fortunate enough last year to go to his class in Coventry last year ! Now I love getting inky and doing grunge style stuff but decided to do something different .. So here it is 
Yes I made a simple mans card using all things Tim holtz apart from the trim running through the middle ! Well I hope you like it and if you want to take a peak at my buddies make then please visit her blog thanks for taking time to look big hugs maria xx

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Left over papers

Afternoon all ..myself an my craft buddy Elaine go to a little craft club once a fortnight an id bought some of the papers given home to use at a later date ! This was a few months ago an I came across them the other day thought they were to nice not to b used ! So here is what I came up with 
I added an inspire topper and frame a bit of ribbon graphic 45 key, hobby house cameo and flowers I actually really like this card thought mayb a vintage style wedding card .. Well thanks for looking and have a great evening hugs maria xx

Sunday, 20 April 2014

Happy Easter !

Morning all and happy Easter just a quick Easter card made from a hunkydory kit !love  these for quickness and quality ! Hope you like it and thanks for stopping by xxx

Saturday, 19 April 2014

Buddies blog challenge

Hi all .. Ok so myself an my fellow crafting buddie Elaine that's  Http:// decided to do a little bit of a challenge between ourselves.. Each week we take it in turns to choose a topic can b anything from a paper design to die cuts to something as simple as a colour which this week Elaine chose the colour yellow so here goes he's my entry ....
I've used a hobbyhouse topper which are my favourite toppers ! A few flowers some rhinestones gems an a border ! Well I have to admit it was a challenge going with yellow but thoroughly enjoyed doing it ! Can't wait to see what Elaine comes up with ! 
Thanks for taking time to look an read hope u all enjoy ur Easter weekend xx

Thursday, 17 April 2014

My hobby house entry.

Today I am sharing with you my entry to this months hobby house challenge where the theme is use one of their  new can enter at
This is my entry
I have used the new Elisabeth bell topper,  flowers and other bits from my stash. Hope you like my make and thanks so much for visiting. Have a lovely day. Xx

Thursday, 20 March 2014

My mojo is back !!!!

Good evening all ... It's been a while since I blogged I kinda lost my mojo for a while but with help from my crafting buddy Elaine I got it back !! Woohoo. This is a simple card just using free papers from a craft mag a cute hobbyhouse topper some lace a button an some card candi ! Well I hope you like it an thanks for looking xx
I have entered this into the hobby house challenge

Friday, 7 February 2014

Mother goose tissue box

Good evening all , here I've altered a basic tissue box using graphic 45 mother goose papers and chipboards ! I think the pictures give a good impression of how I made it really simple but nice I think ! Many thanks for looking xx

Friday, 3 January 2014

It's been a while

Hi all it's been a while since I blogged so thought id share an alteration with you ! It a mini set of drawers I painted them white using white gesso and decorated them with graphic 45's typography papers an added embelishments ! Hope you like it thanks for looking an a happy new year to you all xx