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Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Wild Weather

Wow...i cant believe the weather that we are having just now!!! where has spring gone??? the weather was gorgeous about a week ago...and now we are back to Wintery weather....1 step forward and 2 back....lol...at least the rain has stopped for the time being...we just have the gale force wind and its threatening to snow :o( .....anyway i have managed to create this little Spring like card....(I can dream of spring)...lol...and it fits into a few challenges....Charisma Cardz - "Spring has Sprung"  Pixie Dust - "Mums the Word", Sketch Saturday - I used there gorgeous sketch, Crafty Cardmakers - "Spring into Spring", Forever Friends - "Spring" and finally for Everybody Art - "Spring"....anyway i have to brave the weather soon to go and get Conor and Ellie from school at 3pm.....hhmm me thinks i better get the winter coat and hat and gloves back out....not sure if i should use a brolly as i fear i will end up like Mary Poppins...lol...so check out ur windows at about 315pm in case u see me flying by...hehehe...xx

Thanx so much for looking...hugs Lesley xx

Monday, 29 March 2010

Have you caught up with your hour yet???

Good Afternoon....wow i cant believe the time already....i am obviously still behind on my hour...lol....are you? or have you well and truly caught up??.....well anyway i hope that u all had a fab weekend....it was my little boy Conor's 10th Birthday yesterday....not so little anymore...lol...and he had a fab day...all hustle and bustle with all the family coming around and then we all went out to Conor's favourite restaurant for our dinner...mmm it was yummy....so it was a craft free zone for me this weekend....lol...so i thought that i would make up for that 2day...lol....fingers crossed i manage to get another made 2day... i am out 2night at my Zumba class....so nothing will get made 2nite...lol...so i am entering this into ABC Christmas - "G = Glitz" (optional extra - Silver) i am hoping my silver mirri card counts 2wards that...lol...Cute Card Thursday - "Dimensions" (i made an Easel Card), Sugar Bowl - You Choose - I chose Sketch 20...love this sketch, Bah! Humbug! - "peel-offs" (wording is Peel-offs), and finally Totally Gorjuss - "Hearts"....i put heart gems in the centres of the flowers)....right i am off 2 have some lunch and then back to my table before i have to get the kids from school...lol...xx

Thanx so much for looking...hugs Lesley xxx

Thursday, 25 March 2010

2 challenges in 1 Card

Good afternoon..how is everyone 2day?? the weather here isn't very nice, but the rain has stopped for the time being...lol...I have managed to make this card for my "little" boys birthday on Sunday!! I really can't believe that my "Little" boy will be 10 - double figures already!! where has the time gone?? hhmmm im actually depressing myself thinking how quickly that the last 10 years have flown by!!...lol...anyway before i start crying.....lol...onto the card i have made...this is for Lili Of The Valley Challenge - i used there gorgeous sketch, and also for My Time To Craft - "Make It Manly"....the image is from lili of the valley and has been coloured using Pro-markers, the papers, brad heads and sentiment are all from my stash...anyway i hope that u all have a wonderful day!! xx

thanx for looking...hugs Lesley xx

Monday, 22 March 2010

Cards for Men meets Stamptacular

Good Afternoon...i am hoping that u are well...i have managed 2 make 1 of Conors Birthday cards 2day....lol...just another 2 to go...1 from Ellie-pie and 1 from his gran....lol....so i am entering this into Stamptacular Challenge - "Scene it" (i am hoping that my apple tree is ok for this), i am also entering this into Cards for Men - "Happy Birthday"...the image is from Lili Of The Valley that i have coloured using pro-markers,  the papers brad heads and sentiment are all from my stash...xx

Thanx for looking...hugs Lesley xx

Sunday, 21 March 2010

Whiff of joys meets Sketch Saturday

Hi...i cant believe that the weekend is almost over :o(....I hope that u have all had a gr8 weekend....im hoping to get another card made this afternoon while watching the footie...Cmon Liverpool......anyway so far i have managed to make this card and i m entering this into Whiff Of Joy - "Easel card" and  Sketch Saturday - I used there stunning sketch...xx

Thanx for looking...hugs Lesley xx

Friday, 19 March 2010

Yay its Friday!!

Yay its friday.....lol....how are u all this rather windy Friday?? ive had a quiet day, kids are due back from school any minute so the normality will soon resume...hehehe....anyway here is a card i have managed to make and it fits in with a few challenges so i am entering this into,  Papertake Weekly - "Lilac and Lemon",  Delightful Sketches - I used there gorgeous sketch, Pixie Dust - "The Power of Three" ( i used 3 backing papers, and put the flowers in groups of three), and finally Just Magnolia- "Easel Card"..anyway i am off 2 get ready for the kids coming back, but i look 4ward to having a good old blog hop later to see what gorgeous creations u have all been making.....xx

thanx for looking...hugs Lesley xxx

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Penny Black meets Create for Fun meets My time to Craft...

Afternoon peeps...how is ur Thursday going then?? mine has been quite non-eventful...hehehe...but thats the way we like them...lol....so i have managed to create this little card and i am entering this into Create for fun Challenge which is a gorgeous sketch to you to follow....i am also entering this into Penny Black Challenge where the theme is "Spring"...and finally into  My Time to Craft challenge where the theme is "Lovely Lace".xx

Thanx for looking...hugs Lesley xx

Good Morning...

Good Morning...happy Thursday 2 u all.....I hope that u are all having a fabby week so far!!! I cant believe that we are on Thursday already this week...the weeks are flying in....I am on holiday for the 1st week of the Easter holidays...and we dont have anything planned apart from hubby sorting out the garden...fingers crossed it wont take all week and we manage 2 get the kids for a few days out!....but knowing Derek...he will prob need 2 weeks to do it.....hehehe...i really have little faith in him.....i call him (half a job Jack)...hhmmm am i mean??...anyway onto the card that i have made...this is for my mum to give to my Auntie Marlyn....fingers crossed she likes it...hehehe.....i am entering this into  Forever Friends where they have a gorgeous sketch that i rotated,  and also for The Pink Elephant - "Spring"...oohh and girlies i won nothing at the bingo tea on Tuesday night....i was the only person at the table to go home with nothing....:o( never mind there is always next time...hehehe...x

Thanx so much 4 looking...hugs Lesley xxx

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

"April Showers"

Well i hope that everyone had a fabulous Mothers Day...the weather is rather overcast here 2day and i have had to pop the heating bak on cause i was feeling a bit chilly...i am warming up nicely now though :o).....i am off out 2nite to a Toddlers Bingo Tea....im sure we will have fun...no kids and the bar is open hehehe....and yay i have a day off 2morow....so i might just decide to have a little tipple....so this will prob be the only card that i will managed to make 2day...i am entering this is into 3 challenges and they are Friday Sketchers as i used there gorgeous sketch, One Stop Crafts - "Spots and Dots", and for Creative Card Crew - "Going Dotty".....well i hope that u all have a tremedous Tuesday and i look 4ward to checking out ur gorgeous creations tomorrow....xx

Thanx for looking hugs Lesley xxx

Saturday, 13 March 2010

Happy Saturday!

Happy Saturday to u all...i am managing to get a few cards made 2day...the kids are out playing in the gorgeous spring weather, and hubby is watching the footie result coming in....i hope that u are all having a fab Saturday!!....i have made this commisioned card and i am entering this into a couple of challenges...ooohh and i was thrilled to read that i was the winner of the Totally Gorjuss challenge....yay....anyway back to the card that i have made, and i am entering this into Totally Gorjuss - "Something Sweet", Secret Crafter - "Anything Goes", Stampin for the Weekend - "Monochromatic", and finally for Cute Card Thursday - "Celebrations"....xx

Thanx for looking...hugs Lesley xx

Friday, 12 March 2010

1 card 5 challenges

Evening...well this is a late post from me 2nite...but while the kids have been in bed and the hubby was watching rugby league, i sat with the laptop on catching up with eastenders on bbc i player...and managed to rustle up this little card.....and it fits into these challenges....Magical Crafts - "Things with wings", Totally Papercrafts - "Things with wings" (i am hoping u can make out the 3 butterflies)...hehehe...Charisma Cardz - "Beautiful Butterflies", Pixie Dust - "Buttons and Flowers, and finally i used the stunning sketch from Just Magnolia....well i am off for an earlish night....but i am looking 4ward 2 a good old blog hop 2morow to catch up with all u lovely ladies!! xx

Thanx 4 looking...hugs lesley xxx

Magnolia Down Under meets Quirky Cards meets Sweet Sketch Wednesday

Good Evening...well i am hoping that u all had a good day yesterday and a great friday...i have done the shopping so fingers crossed i can get some time to play over the weekend...hehehe.....fingers crossed but Ellie has had a better day 2day...i kept her off school...just 2 make sure that the sickness definately stopped....plus she had to be 24 hours clear.....anyway i managed to make this card last night but never got round to photographing it due to the bad lighting situation...hehehe.....so i am entering this into Magnolia Down Under - "recipe" which consists of 3 papers, 3 flowers, 2 buttons and 1 bow, Quirky Cards Challenge - "Buttons" and also for Sweet Sketch Wednesday - where i used there stunning sketch....xx

Thanx 4 looking...luv n hugs Lesley...xx

Thursday, 11 March 2010

4 challenges in 1

Well i was up all last night with a poorly Ellie....she seems 2 be a lot better and we havent had any sickness for the past 4 and a half hours so fingers crossed she is on the mend.....and while she has been dozing on the couch i have managed to make this commisioned card.....and it fits in with a few challenges...lol...so i am entering this into Creative Inspirations Challenge - "Male Card", Die-Cut Dreams - "No Flowers Allowed", My Tine To Craft - "Kids Cardz" and finally i used the gorgeous sketch from Simon Says.....xx

Thanx so much for looking...hugs Lesley xx

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Totally Gorjuss

Afternoon everyone....well i had an unscheduled day off 2day and have been busy catching up with a few orders and watching BBC i player to catch up with a few programmes...my sky plus is running out of space...lol.... and the sun is shining here..so i hope that its shining wherever u are 2day!!!....so anyway this is my  entry for the Totally gorjuss Challenge where there is a gorjuss sketch to follow...lol...the image and papers are from forever friends, and the flowers, gems ribbon are all from my stash...the centres of the flowers i have stickled....lol...x

Thanx for looking...hugs Lesley xx

Monday, 8 March 2010

whiff of joy meets fussy and fancy

I'm bak with my second card of the day!!! yay......and this time it is for Whiff Of Joy - "Coffee and Cream", and also for Fussy and Fancy - "movies" well i thought of Mamma Mia.....well she is a Dancing Queen....hehehe....xx
Thanx for looking...hugs Lesley xx

Mothers Day

Hiya...i hope that u are all having a nice monday....its quite overcast here...although i have hung the washing out on the off chance that i will actually dry!!! well i went to the Craft Fair at the SECC on Saturday and managed 2 add to my stash.....i bought 7 lili of the valley stamps...theya re just soooo cute, i bout paper packs, ribbon, flower soft (thought i would give it a try)...lol...whiff of joy stamps.....and lots of charms...i  did buy more that i have stated i just cant remember...hehehe...anyway i thought i would make this card for my MIL for mothers day...i managed to use one of my new Lili of the Valley stamps....and added some flower soft to the petals....the image has been coloured using promarkers (oh i bought the new colours of promarkers)...lol...the papers are from forever friends, and the flowers and brad heads are from my stash....right so onto the challenges that i am entering this into.....they are....Totally Papercrafts "Mothers Day", Our Creative Corner - i used there gorgeous sketch, Just Cute Bears "Mothers day",  One Stitch at a time - colour combo "Pink and Purple", Cupcake Crafts "Flower Power" and finally Stamp With Fun "Spring"....phew...lol....well i am hoping to get a few more cards made later....fingers crossed...lol...xx

Thanx so much for looking..hugs Lesley xx

Friday, 5 March 2010

good afternoon...x

Good Afternoon...well i managed to make this card last night...but couldn't blog it due to bad lighting....roll on the longer nights.....i love it when its light when u wake up and light when u go to bed.....lol....anyway its a bit overcast here 2day...but its not raining so thats a bonus!!! lol....i hope that the weather is fine wherever u are....I have managed to incorporate a few challenges with this card....i used the gorgeous sketch from Our Creative Corner, Forever Friends was a picture inspiration so i went for the colours that were pink and grey, (the sentiment is from forever friends), ASpoon Full Of Sugar - "Beads" and  Charisma Cardz - "Fairies", the image has been coloured using pro-markers, the papers are from papermania creative tones Ivory Black, the sentiment is Forever friends and the flowers and brads are from my stash....xx

thanx so much for looking...luv n hugs Lesley xxx

A Fond Farewell

Good morning...well i have some sad news for u......it is with a heavy heart, and lump in my throat..that i am saying a fond farewell to being on the DT for Winter Wonderland....there is nothing sinister about my decision, just that due to my work and kids i couldnt always give 100% commitment...and felt although the ladies were carrying me quite a bit....i have loved every minute of being a DT member for Winter Wonderland and i wish them all the luck in the world....i will miss all of you ladies very much and thanx for all ur wonderful support, i have made wonderful friends through this DT....luv u all loads Lesley xx

Thursday, 4 March 2010

6 Challenges in 1...x

Well the sun is still shining here...although it is a bit chilly out there....Here is a little card that i have managed to make this morning before i go and pick up the kids i am watching from nursery......and i have managed to incorporate 6 challenges...yay...lol...and they are....Create for Fun - I used there fabby sketch, My Time To Craft - "Just For Mum", Simon Says - "Mothers day / Girlie, Lili Of The Valley - "Easel Card",  Totally Gorjuss - "Its for you Mum", and fianlly for CRAFT Challenge - "Mothers day/ Flowers.....I will hopefully be back later on with a few more challenge cards, as i finish early 2day...yay...lol....x

Thanx for taking the time to have a look...luv n hugs Lesley xx

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Yay...the sun is shining!!!

Good Afternoon...well the sun is well and truly shining here again 2day!! its gorgeous...what is it with the sun...whenever its out..it totally puts me in a good mood!!!!...yay....so i have managed to make this card....for By The Cute and Girlie - "Spring is in the Air", Cupcake Crafts Challenge - "Round and Round", and for Sketch and Stash, i used there gorgeous sketch this week.....so the image has been coloured using Prisma Pencils, the papers are from  Smirk (i totally 4got i had these)...lol...the flowers, Charma nd brads are all from my stash and the sentiment is from Stampin Up.....xx

Thanx for looking...luv n hugs Lesley xxx