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Saturday, 18 March 2017

Mother's Day/Special Lady with Sweet Stampin Challenge


Hi everyone it's time for our 'Just For Fun' challenge over at Sweet Stampin Challenge and the theme this week is 'Mother's Day/Special Lady'. I have used one of the fabulous LOTV digi's coloured with promarkers and I'm so pleased they have brought these out and the printed images!
I went to the craft fair at Harrogate last Friday with a couple of crafty friends and had a really good time it was only the second time I had been out since I was ill so I made the most of it LOL...I really didn't want much (nose growing a little lol) I bought some essentials like glue and cardstock but on the way out I just happen to stumble across the Gemini machine on special offer with lots of extra's soooooo I thought why not! I've been poorly and was in need of a boost hahahaha! and I must say it cuts really well and really helps with my old limbs:))))
Well I hope all you wonderful peeps are well and don't forget to pop over and join in our challenge! Take care and lots of hugglessssssssss Sue xxxxxxxxxx


Saturday, 4 March 2017

'Mother's Day/Special Female - Crafty Calendar Monthly Challenge


Just a really quick post today to tell you all about our March challenge over at Crafty Calendar Challenge and the theme this month is 'Mother's Day/Special Female....we are sponsored by the fabulous Wild Orchid Crafts. The winner and Top 3 of our previous challenge are on the post below on the blog. I haven't been well for a few weeks and it all came to a head on Sunday when I was taken to the acute pain clinic of our local hospital...I've had a really nasty kidney infection and water infection...so I'm still feeling really blehhhhhhh and I have to thank Helen on our design team who has taken over the reins and done the challenge blogs this month.

Take care and lots of huggles Sue xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Saturday, 18 February 2017

'Flowers' with Sweet Stampin


Hi all you wonderful bloggy peeps! Today is our 'just for fun' challenge over at Sweet Stampin Challenge and the theme this week is Flowers. I must admit I was a bit behind in doing my card for the challenge as I have had a really nasty stomach virus for the past few days and it sapped all my energy...so I just kind of quickly stamped the image coloured it and put the card together lol . So come and join in the crafty fun and pop over and see what my teamies have made:)) Not sure what I will be doing today ...I know walking the dogs is definitely on the cards and I think I will have to catch up with some housework ...hmmmm not sure about that lol xxx  take care and lots of huggles Sue xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


Saturday, 4 February 2017

'Love Is In The Air' with Crafty Calendar Challenge


Well I'm back again with our February challenge over at Crafty Calendar Challenge and the theme this month is 'Love Is In The Air' we have two fabulous sponsors this month :- The design team were given some gorgeous digital images to work with and I chose this one - I Love Ewe - please check out our challenge page for the details of the prize and the rest of our fab dt's creations!

We also have Crafty Ribbons with another great prize! and I would like to thank them both for their sponsorship of our challenge blog

So come on girls and guys! we know you have some fab 'love' cards up your sleeves for February so join in the fun and get the chance to win one of these great prizes!!!
Well the weather has been a bit iffy this week it was brass monkey the other day but it's quite mild this morning. When we were down Redcar seafront the other day we were lucky enough to see some Snow Buntings we couldn't get close enough to get a pic but a nice gentleman let me have a look through his binoculars and they were such gorgeous little birds. We were so lucky to have them visit us apparently:))) So I've popped a photo of one on here aren't they lovely:))) 


We've had really strong winds overnight heard an almighty bang and our storage shed had been totally ripped off the wall and totally broken to bits ..I didn't let the hubster know but I never liked it LOL! so been online and ordered a better one :))) Must dash have to pick up Grandson today he's in dire need of a Sunday roast dinner he tells me ....and of course there is no better cook than your Grandma lol that's according to him of course flattery will get him anywhere! Take care everyone lots of hugglessssssss Sue xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Sweet Stampin Challenge - 'Love'


Hi all you wonderful peeps! It's time for our weekly challenge over at Sweet Stampin and the theme is 'Love'...it's that time of the year folks when love is in the air especially with Valentine's Day around the corner. I can't believe it's February already these month's are flying by again. Anyway enough waffling..I made this little book with these black/white images I think I bought them from the Little Claire stall at a craft fair. There are some images on the back too but I forgot to take a photo doh!! the brain doesn't work lately. It folds up into a nice little book and makes a lovely little gift for someone. Our challenge at Sweet Stampin is just for fun now so come on and join in the fun!! Take care and I'll be back later for our monthly Crafty Calendar Challenge! so see you all soon xxxxxxx huggles Sue xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

It's A Mice Day!!!


Hi everyone...well I couldn't resist these new images by LOTV! aren't they adorable :) It was a shame when they stopped making their printed images as they made very quick cards so I was really pleased when they brought these back and with new images too!!! It's so bitterly cold today took Ollie and Woody out for their daily constitutional and I was wrapped up like an eskimo! I was so glad to get back home to the warmth....so for the rest of the day I'm going to chill and craft. I made some tasty homemade veggy soup so we shall be having that for tea with some crusty bread...just whats needed for a cold and icy day.
Hope everyone is okay ..sending lots of huggles to you all xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sue xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Saturday, 21 January 2017

Sweet Stampin Challenge - Dies/Punches


Hi everyone! It's time for our weekly challenge at Sweet Stampin and the theme this week is dies/punches. Once again out came the LOTV image! I adore these little boys with the flat caps on LOL and even better that they now are available in a digi format..so much easier to store. Our challenge at Sweet Stampin has changed now ..we do it 'just for fun' ..so come on and join in!
We had a sprinkling of snow but nothing to write home about but the temperature really dropped last week and it was really icy but now it's really mild and dreary cloud overhead for the past few days. We had a stroll down the beach early this morning and Woody decided he would brave the icy cold North Sea lol well he didn't last long and I think he was glad to get back to the car for a nice towel dry, of course the older and much wiser Ollie just looked at us as if to say 'is he mad????' Well I must dash it's our youngest Grandson's birthday tomorrow and we are popping over with his pressies..can't believe he's 15 already!!! Take care and lots of huggles xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Sue xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx