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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Sassy Cheryl's challenge week #207 April showers ( Use flowers)

Cathy set the theme for sassy Cheryl's challenge for the next two weeks with April showers ( use flowers) I used the Sassy image Callie, she is in a set of three called Callies busy day, you will find her HERE...... I love this image and I also love to colour with blue tones, you can join us in our challenges by using a Sassy Cheryl image digital or rubber, following the theme and uploading to the Challenge blog HERE and you will be in with a chance to win Sassy images.
Pop over to the Sassy shop HERE to see all the brand new fantastic images and read all about each character.

Stuck for a gift idea for a fellow crafter ? well have a look HERE at Sassy Cheryl's new gift certificates, what a great idea, and with all the brand new images added to the shop recently it would make a fantastic gift.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

My very own hand made Pixie Door's !

Pixie: is a fairylike or elfin creature, they are very, very small and look like tiny boy's or girl's with wings, they have magical powers and are playfully mischievous!

Like stardust glistening on fairies' wings...little one's dream of magical things !


I have these FIVE Hand made Pixie doors for sale ... you can also buy a personalised Pixie sign complete with base and glitter egg, door is €20, personalised wooden sign is €3.00 ... p+p €2 for any amount of doors, within Ireland, if you would l...ike them before the Easter bunny arrives you would need to contact me asap to ensure they arrive on time.
My doors are 100% hand made, each door is hand painted and has a little step, lock/key, and wooden/metal trimmings! a perfect gift to bring pixie magic into your home for boy's and girl's


And a very special frame for Lauren, a John Lennon lover with a boyfriend who supports Newcastle Utd :)

For sale €20 each, the doors are approx. 6 1/2 by 3 1/2 inches each,
P+P is €2 for any amount of doors.

Pink door SOLD

Lilac Door SOLD

Cow print door SOLD


I love miniature items so last week I challenged myself to make my own miniature door, it was nice to move away from paper and card, so out came the hand  saw and I jumped right in, I have to practice a lot to get the straight edges but I was happy with my first attempt, I sawed, sanded and sanded and sanded again until I was happy with the smooth edges, then varnished, painted and embellished, I don't have any small children in my house so took inspiration from my friend Bab's and made up a little scene in a deep frame, as anyone familiar with my card making will know I love to make up scenes with trees, picket fences, grass and anything really that makes up a little story, I always loved doing that as a child, so I am in my second childhood now :) I made a milk bottle and mushrooms with fimo after I took the large photo, you can see the finished frame below, I think I feel another addiction coming on :) I have a few more cut out ready to paint, and I love the way each one is slightly different in size and shape because they are 100% hand made.

Fancy a cuppa !!!!

I bought the chair and made the table :)


Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Sassy Cheryl's mid-week card, Image " Feel the music"

Well we are still fooling around over on Sassy Cheryl's with our in between challenge week, I used a Sassy image "  Feel the music"and the birds are Sassy Cheryl's too,  she is having great fun on her birthday, you still have another week to enter challenge week #206, pop over to the challenge blog HERE for full details and the Sassy shop HERE, where you will always find brand new images and great bargains !

You can buy the image I used HERE and for only $1.00 ... now that's a bargain :)

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Sassy Cheryls challenge week #206 " Just Fooling around"

We are fooling around on this weeks Sassy Cheryl's challenge with Dawns challenge, I love this oldie image "The April fool" he is so cheesy :) this challenge runs from two weeks from today so you have lots of time to join us, all you have to do is follow the theme and USE A SASSY CHERYL'S IMAGE, rubber or digital, you will find full details HERE and you can pop over to the Sassy Digital shop HERE.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Card using a Sassy Cheryl's image.

As our Sassy Cheryl's challenge run for two weeks this is my week in between card, I used an old image and love the golf ball impression I got from my embossing folder, The " show us your layers" challenge is running for another week so you still have time to join us, pop over to the Challenge blog HERE to see full details and you will find Sassy Cheryl's shop HERE.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Sassy Cheryls challenge week 205 " Show us your layers"

Sassy Cheryl's challenge theme this week is set by Joann and is  " Show us your Layers" I made a boy's card using the " Play hard or go home" image, he looks like a right bossy boots!!!  I distressed the papers to blend in with the soft sepia tones I coloured the image with!
You can pop over to the Challenge blog to full challenge details and see each Design team members card for this weeks  challenge.
You will find all Sassy Cheryl's images Here in the shop and Challenge details and DT's links Here.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Sassy Cheryl's image from " A gift of a flower " set.

This is our second week of Sassy Cheryl's " Anything goes" challenge and I am using a card we made at my Feb workshop, I used a pre coloured Sassy image from " A gift of a flower " set.... this image comes as part of a set of three images HERE and she is all ready to join Sally and her sister in last weeks challenge for the St Patricks Day parade :)
You can still join us in the Anything goes challenge for another week, have a look at the Challenge blog HERE for full details and all last weeks Challenge entries and Design team cards.
All three Sassy Cheryl digital image for only $4.00 HERE

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Sassy Cheryl's challenge week # 204 ... "Anything goes"

It's Anything goes for this weeks Sassy Cheryl's challenge , I got a bit carried away with my card this week and created a little St Patricks Day scene as we are celebrating on March 17th, last year I had Noah waiting for the parade to pass so this year it's Sally ( and her little sister !!! ) ready and waiting at the garden fence with their flag and dressed in  green white and orange.
We would love if you joined us in our Challenge, you can keep is as simple or fancy as you like just have fun.
You can find the two Sally images I used "Honoring the flag"  HERE and "Sweet little sally "HERE and full challenge details on the Challenge blog Here.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Sassy Cheryl's Cute image "Smitten"

Sassy Cheryl's Die cuts or punches challenge is still running until March 4th so you have another week to enter the challenge and be in with a chance to win Sassy images, check out HERE for full challenge details and to see all the Design team cards for Linda's challenge theme!
Now on to the Design teams "in between" week, I am still keeping with the theme and used my die cuts for layering the super cute Sassy image Smitten  and a border punch for my scalloped edge.

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Shabby embellished box top!

Having another play today, I love piecing all the little embellishments together as I go along, this is a piece I made for the top of a lovely fabric box I have had for years, this is similar to the last card I made but instead I used brown tones, inking, distressing and and gold embossing. 

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Sassy Cheryls challenge week # 203 Die cuts /punches


Linda set our theme for Sassy Cheryl's challenge for the next two weeks, I used the super cute image " Pigtail Gabby" Gabby is in her garden filled with little bird houses for my challenge this week :)
You will find Gabby and all Sassy Cheryl's digital images HERE in the shop, To join us in this challenge pop over the challenge blog HERE  for full details and remember you must USE A SASSY CHERYL IMAGE ( digital or rubber stamp)

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Sassy Cheryl's image " A perfect Angel!

An important announcement:

Starting in February (that's next week already!), our challenges will run for 2-weeks rather than weekly! That's right...Sassy Cheryl Challenges will take place the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month!! That'll give you two full weeks to get your cards and projects entered!! 

Last week on Sassy Cheryl's challenge the theme was "It's all about Hearts" and the challenge is running for two weeks so you still have another week to enter and be in with a chance to win Sassy images, you will find the two weeks challenge details HERE on the challenge blog,this week I used the image A PERFECT ANGEL for this Sassy Valentine card, you will find her and all Sassy Cheryl's images HERE in the shop! 

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Sassy Cheryl's challenge week # 202 All about hearts

This weeks Sassy Cheryl's challenge theme was set by Angie and we are using hearts on our cards /projects, I used one of the flower pot  images and the quote from the Sassy Cheryl digital set Patience secret, I coloured with promarkers and highlighted with glossy accents, this is an 8x8 card larger than the cards I usually make but the paper was 8x8 and I didn't want to lose the pattern.
This weeks challenge will run for two weeks but the Design team will have a new card on their blogs each week ....You can join us in this weeks challenge buy uploading whatever you make to the Sassy Cheryl Challenge blog and remember TO USE A SASSY CHERYL IMAGE.
You will find full challenge details HERE on the Challenge blog and browse the Sassy shop HERE.