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Sunday, 15 December 2013

Sunday Crafting

Well after my day on the cocktails yesterday, and being home for tea-time, I have managed to make a few Christmas cards, as I had no hangover...woop woop...I still have loads to make for giving out to family...I haven't even started on them yet....oops lol, anyway I'm keeping this short and sweet so I can get back and make another lol.

I am entering this into the following challenges -

Papertake Weekly - Christmas Creatures

My Time To Craft - Christmas Birds

Sketch Saturday - Any Sketch (I chose Sketch #228)

Sorry for the poor photo quality.

Thanx so much for looking, huge hugs Lesley xxx

Christmas Cocktails

Good afternoon, I hope u are all well and organised for Santa.  I am almost organised...lol...I will probably still be running around like a headless chicken on Christmas Eve lol.  Yesterday I met up with 14 of my girlie friends and we went for lunch and cocktails, was lovely to get most of us together, but there were a few girlies missing...I am lucky to have such a good bunch of friends, I did have my bestie kazabing there, just sad that Sara and Sully couldn't make it :(, we shall have a wee get together soon my lovelies, when the four of us get together there is chaos, but all in good fun :0))).

Anyway I have had a few last minute orders to do, so without further ado here is one that I made for a friend to give to her mum.

I am entering this into the following challenges -


Winter Wonderland - Ribbon and Pearls

Totally Gorjuss - Special Christmas

Sorry for the poor photo quality.

Thanx so much for looking, huge hugs Lesley xxx

Friday, 6 December 2013

Ready for Christmas


Good evening, hope ur all well, and are all organised for the big man coming down the chimney!! I'm almost ready for him, hubby putting all the decorations up tomorrow while I work my last Saturday of the year :)

I'm all Christmas carded out, I know I never blogged many of them, but they weren't really worth blogging lol, so I am onto just having a wee play in my craft room :) 

I made this card for the following challenges -

One Stitch At A Time - Use A Digi (from Staurated Canary)

Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes

Crafty Little Fairies - Candy Stripes

Thanx so much for taking the time to have a look, huge hugs Lesley xx

Saturday, 30 November 2013

Sweet Saturday night

Good evening, I have just been down to the towns Christmas lights switch on, and what a fab bunch of friends I have, the community spirit is amazing in this little town, I'm one lucky lady :0), I have had a lovely crafty afternoon with my gorgeous daughter Ellie, I am now watching strictly, followed by the X factor and then the jungle....I tell u, if carlsberg done Saturdays......lol xx

Here is the card that I made this afternoon, and I am entering it into the following challenges:

Sketch and Stamp - Gorgeous Sketch

Oh La La - Challenge #144 "Birthday"

Creative Card Crew - Challenge #50 "Sweet Treats"

Thanx so much for taking the time to have a look, huge hugs Lesley xxx

Friday, 22 November 2013

A gift for you

Good evening, wow, back with a 2nd post.....told u it have been crafty...lol, well I just had to have a wee play of my new embossing boards from crafters companion, I love them, this is the only one I have managed to make at the moment, but I will definitely be playing with them some more in the near future.

I am entering this into the following challenges -

Fab n Funky - Anything Goes

Cute Card Thursday - Anything But A Card

Delightful Challenges - Anything But A Card




Thanx so much for taking the time to have a look, huge hugs Lesley xx

A cheeky wee week off

Good evening, I hope that everyone is well, I've had a cheeky wee week off work and if haven't managed to accomplish everything I had planned, but I did make a lot of time to get crafty ;).

The challenges that this card covers are -

Totally Tilda - Buttons and Bows

Sweet Sketch Wednesday - using there gorgeous sketch #233

Totally Papercrafts - Add a Bow

Thanx so much for taking the time to have a look, huge hugs Lesley xx


Thursday, 7 November 2013

Happy birthday to my Eldest brother for tomorrow

Good evening, man it's been a while since I have blogged *slaps my wrist*, Derek my hubby wasn't so well, so I have been playing nurse to him, we r still waiting to hear back from the hospital for him to go back in for tests, but we r hoping that he is on the mend πŸ˜ƒ.

It's my eldest brothers birthday tomorrow so I am sharing the card that I made for him, I hope that u like it, I'm hoping to make it back to my craft room tomorrow, so here's hoping that I managed to lol.

The challenges that I am entering this card into are:

Crafty Sentiments - For the Guys out There


Card Mania - Anything Goes


Thanx so much for taking the time to look, all my love and hugs Lesley xxx

Friday, 20 September 2013

Silver wedding anniversary

Good morning, how is everyone?  I've been busy making orders...why oh why do I leave it until the last minute to complete them?? Does anyone else do that?? Maybe I work better under pressure..lol...anyway this is that card I have made for my brother to give to his best pals...omg I can't believe that they have been married 25 years...I remember my brother coming home really drunk after Billy's stag do...lol...anyway enough of my ranting on...

I am entering this into the following challenges-

Crafty Cardmakers - Winged Things

Tuesday Throwdown - Things With Wings

Oldie But A Goodie - Dies and Punches



Thanx so much for looking...huge hugs Lesley xx

Sunday, 8 September 2013

Happy Birthday Auntie P

Good afternoon, I hope everyone is well, I'm blogging as I grab a quick 5 mins whilst Ellie is playing and Conor is at the Petrov charity Match at Celtic with his nanny, granda and his auntie P....it was auntie P's birthday yesterday and this is the card that I made for her.

The challenges that this card covers are -

Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes

Tuesday Morning Sketches - Gorgeous Sketch

Crafty Little Fairies - Cute 'n' Cuddly Critters

Thanx so much for taking the time to have a peep...I'm off for a quick blog hop to catch up with everyone.

Huge hugs Lesley xx

Sunday, 1 September 2013

Happy Sunday

Good afternoon....wow back with another post....I've been a busy wee bee, but just thought I would post this wee card before we settle down to dinner....I still have quite a few to make but the list is slowly but surely going down...yay...we have been going through a bit of a tough time family wise and I want to say a huge thank you to 3 of my friends who know matter what, have been there for me...I don't need to name them as they know who they are....without them I definitely would be the person I am today....it's certainly true that u find out who ur friends are when u need them most...anyway my mum is going on holiday and will be away when it's her birthday, so I thought I would make this for her to take away with her....I hope she likes it lol πŸ˜ƒ

I am entering this card into the following challenges -

Oh La La - inspired by song (chocolatte...choco choco) reminds me of my holiday lol πŸ˜ƒ

Sketch and Stash - Gorgeous Sketch

Dutch Dare - Birthday Wishes


Thanks so much for taking the time to have a peek...huge hugs Lesley xx


Saturday, 31 August 2013

Birthday Girl

Wow...mojo back up and running, which is just as well as I'm inundated with card orders....lol...this is for my daughter Ellie's BFF Zoe...I hope u have a wonderful birthday Zoe...😘

I am entering this into the following challenges -

Crafty Creations - use a number

Simon Says - Anything Goes

The Sugar Bowl - Anything Goes



Thanx so much for taking the time to have a look....huge hugs Lesley xx

Baby boy

Good afternoon....wow it has been some time since I last blogged....I've only been busy working...lol...believe me I would much rather be blogging....lol...anyway our kids are all settled back at school...yay...so normality has resumed, but I did have the best summer holidays ever....spent with brilliant friends and my amazingly wonderful family...no words can express how much they mean to me πŸ’—...even whilst being dealt with a lot of bad hands...we stick together and soldier on....anyway speaking of soldiering on....I have made this card for my Managing Director at work who only went and had baby jack yesterday (a week early)....massive congratulations to Lucie and Colin...I can't wait to meet baby Jack πŸ˜ƒ

I am entering this card into the following challenges -

Sweet Sketch Wednesday - Sketch (I will use this layout again)

Lili's little fairies - No Flowers

Sweet Stampin - Spots and Stripes



Thanks so much for looking...huge hugs Lesley xx 

Sunday, 28 July 2013

Happy holidays πŸ˜ƒ

Good afternoon, I hope that everyone is enjoying the summer holidays...we have been away on our holidays down to Primrose Valley in Yorkshire and it was fantastic, I don't care what people say about Haven holidays but I don't think u can beat them when u have children πŸ˜ƒ.

I know I have been a bad blogger and I know that my New Years resolution was to be a better blogger, but with all this fab weather I haven't actually managed to get to my table until today πŸ˜ƒ.

I have actually made a card and I have inked the stamp up for the 1st time and I am actually quite happy with it, albeit I thought I had messed up her hair, but nothing a blender pen couldn't fix lol.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Sweet Sketch Wednesday - I used there gorgeous sketch

Crafts and Me - Anything Goes

Crafts 4 Eternity - Anything Goes

Thanks so much for looking
Huge hugs
Lesley xx


Friday, 12 April 2013

Tip Top Tuesday meets Stampavie meets Lili's Little Fairies

Oft I'm definitely on a roll today...3rd book mark done :0))

I am entering this into the following challenges -

Tip Top Tuesday - Girls and Boys Come Out To Play

Stampavie - For A Boy

Lili's Little Fairies - Clean and Simple

Totally Gorjuss meets One Stitch At A Time

2nd of 12 commissioned bookmarks done :0)).

I am entering this into the following challenges -

Totally Gorjuss - Anything Goes With Sparkle

One Stitch At A Time - Anything Goes

Oldie but a goodie meets The Crazy Challenge

Hi..how is everyone? I'm having a cheeky wee crafty day (well afternoon i was working until 1230 lol) but I'm hoping to get quite a few done today :0)).

I am entering this bookmark into the following challenges -

The Crazy Challenge - Add a Charm

Oldie But A Goodie - Transport



Monday, 1 April 2013

Commissioned Birthday Card

Well as my iPad only lets me blog 1 card at a time I thought I had better blog this as I would forget to do it later lol.

I am entering this into the following challenges -

Sweet Sketch Wednesday - gorgeous Sketch

CRAFT Challenge - Mothers Day (as its past here in the UK I am entering this birthday card)

Ready Teddy Go - Anything Goes

Happy Easter :0))

I hope that u have all have a great Easter, and have totally gorged on chocolate, lol, I'm not really a chocolate lover, give me a packet of crisps anyday lol, anyway I have been making the most of having a long weekend off work and have been in my craft room all day today :0)) and have made a couple of commissioned cards...I'm slowly but surely catching up with my orders, although I still have a few more to make lol. I hope that u have all had a fantastic Easter weekend and I will be back soon lol :0))

I am entering this card into the following challenges -

Passion for ProMarkers - Bingo (ribbon, free - I chose a charm, and flowers (blooms) )

Totally Papercrafts - Metal

Magnolia Down Under - a stunning Sketch





Sunday, 24 March 2013

Spring has sprung......only on my card

Hi, we'll as it is supposed to be spring I thought I would make a nice spring card, lol maybe we will go straight from winter to summer?....oh I can dream lol.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Crafts and Me - Buttons and Bows

Lili's Little Fairies - Spring Colours


2nd card today

Hi again, lol, I have had this card made since Friday, but I've never got round to blogging it until now, I hope u like it...

I am entering this into the following challenges:

Sweet Sketch Wednesday - sketch

Crafty Catz - Sparkle With A Bow

Sweet Stampin - Lots Of Layers

Happy Sunday

Good morning, I hope that u are all well, I'm having a crafty Sunday here in freezing Scotland, I hope that everyone without power gets it back on really really soon.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Crafty cardmakers - friendship

Stamp with fun- anything goes

I love ProMarkers - anything goes



Monday, 11 March 2013

Probably the last for today

Wow, I have been a busy bee, and this will probably be my last post for today, but it seems that my crafty mojo is back, so I'm hoping to spend a good few more hours in here today, fingers crossed I manage to get more made whilst my mojo is in full flow.

I am entering this into the following challenges -

Passion for Pro-markers - One for the Ladies

Simon Says - A little bit of Green

Magnolia Down Under - Happy Birthday to them

Sketch Saturday - I rotated the fabulous sketch



I'm on a roll

Lol....holly moley I'm back again, can u believe it?. I can't lol, this is a card that I made for the kids to give to there Nanny on Mother's Day, I hope that u like it.....

I am entering ths into the following challenges -

Ready Teddy Go - Mums the Word

Creative Card Crew - Ribbon

Creative Crafts - Mother's Day



2nd post of the day

Hi peeps, I'm back with another card, I made this for my mother-In-Law for Mother's Day, I won't drag this post out as I want to get back to making cards lol.

I am entering this into the following challenges -

Stamping Sensations - The Great Outdoors

CRAFT Challenge - Easter/Spring (I went for Spring)

One Stitch at a Time - Anything Goes

Good afternoon

Hi everyone, how are you all? I hope all the mothers out there had a fabulous day and were all spoiled rotten, I've not been feeling the best lately, but I did manage to finish a couple of cards that I had put on the back burner. I was asked to make this from a colleague at work, and I'm really happy with the way it has turned out, I hope that u like it too.

I am entering this card into the following challenges -

Everybody Art - Butterfly

Papertake Weekly - Anything goes

Totally paper crafts - Punch It





Saturday, 23 February 2013

Happy Saturday

Good afternoon, how is everyone? I hope u are all well!! I'm having a fab Saturday, spending it with my bestie kazabing (aka cosy frog), I've started new hours at my work and now work mon-fri 9am-12:30 so fingers crossed that means moe time for crafting, although I do have a few jobs needing doing around the house, so I might get those done first before its long crafty afternoons lol.

Anyway onto my card.....

I am entering this card into the following challenges -

Sketch and Stash - sketch

Fab n Funky - Flower Power

My Time To Craft - inspired by song (mamma by the Spice Girls)



Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Baby, baby, baby girl

Good evening, how are well all? I've had a wee play in my craft room this evening and made this little baby girl commissioned card, I hope that u like it, it's the very 1st time that I have ever combined red and pink, but I am very happy with the result! I hope u like it too....

I am entering it into the following challenges:

Raise the bar - anything goes

One stitch at a time - make it Girly

Crazy challenge - pink and gems

Crafts and me - charmed I'm sure



Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Promarker storage

Good afternoon, I hope u are all well?, I've been a busy bee trying to organise my promarkers, I saw this idea on a blog, and for the life of me I cannot remember where, I am definitely not taking credit for this idea, but I absolutely love love love it, I bought the cd stand from Argos and with over 50% off it was a total steal at £3.49, I printed off the promarker colour chart and voila, I finished it off by punching out some flowers and colouring them in! It took a while but I got there in the end lol, right now I'm off to create, see u all soon.

Huge hugs Lesley xx

Friday, 25 January 2013

Happy Burns Day

Good evening...happy burns day from here in bonnie Scotland, I hope that u are all coping with the Snow, I got sent home early today as the snow was coming down thick and fast....yay...lol, although I absolutely love my job so wouldn't be a chore to stay.

I'm taking my gorgeous little Ellie-pie and my mum to see Strictly Come dancing at the SECC tomorrow and I can't wait, so excited, although I'm hoping that the snow doesn't ruin our day out! I hope that u all have a brilliant weekend whatever u are up to.

Anyway onto my card lol.

I am entering this into the following challenges:

Cupcake Craft Challenge- Make a Scene

The Pink Elephant - Photo Inspiration (I went for the colours Pink & brown)

Creative Card Crew - Girly (what's more Girly than shopping, lol)



Saturday, 12 January 2013

Happy Mothers Day

Good evening, I'm having a lovely day crafting with my bestest friend in the whole wide world Kazabing aka cosy frog blog, and we are having a wee bet on who can blog the most cards today, so this is my second, I'm hoping for at least one more before its time for dinner lol, she has finished her second card as well but she is having a sneaky wee play of candy crush, so I'm hoping that this gets up before she starts blogging...lol...time will tell!

Anyway back to the card lol!

The challenges that I am ending this card into are:

Papertake Weekly - Happy New..... ( I have went for Happy New Stash, as I got a voucher for LOTV from Santa and I spent it on these fabulous new papers and gorgeous die-cuts)

Tip Top Tuesday - Fur or Feathers (I went for Fur)

Sweet Sketch Wednesday - Another Stunning Sketch from these guys

Engagement Card

Good afternoon, how is everyone this cold Saturday morning? I hear we are due some snow shortly and that the temperature is due to plummet, I think it already has..lol...it's freezing outside, but I suppose we can't really complain we have had a rather mild time of it as late, anyway I am staying cosy, and not planning on venturing very far, so I hope that u all stay cosy as well!

I have been asked to make an engagement card for one of the reporters at work, so this is what I have come up with, I hope that's she likes it, lol, I'm happy with this card it's the 1st big card I have made in a long long time, but I do like it, even if I do say so myself lol.

The challenges that this card covers are:

Oldie but a Goodie - Lace, Pins and Pearls (I used my old stash of flowers a pin I have had for about 2 years and some ribbon I found in my stash)

Delightful Challenges - Add Hearts

Lili's Little Fairies - Charming

The Sweet Stop - Sketch





Saturday, 5 January 2013

Pink and Aqua

Ooohhhh do I get a special badge for blogging 3 times in a day? Lol, I'm thinking this could be my new favourite colour combination, I love these 2 colours and together they are gorgeous, even if I do say so myself lol, well I am gonna head straight back to my craft room.  See u all soon x

The challenges that I am entering this card into are:

Wild Orchid - Anything Goes

My Mums Craft Shop - Anything Goes

Our Creative Corner - Aqua & Pink & flowers



Baby, Baby, Baby Boy




Wow can u believe that I am back with a 2nd card of the day? I told you I am gonna be a better blogger  in 2013...lol, anyway I have nothing to report from my last blog post as its only been about 2 hours lol, so on with the challenges lol.

The challenges that I am entering this card into are:

For Fun - Something New

Stampavie - Blue and White

Cute Card Thursday - Something New


Happy New year and 1st card of 2013

Hi, how are you all? I hope that u all had a fabulous Christmas and that the New year brings u everything that u desire. I had a wonderful time spent with amazing family and the best of friends. I know I was a bad blogger last year, but I must of been really good elsewhere cause Santa brought me an iPad!!! I was shocked and surprised, but I absolutely love love love it, so I am hoping that blogging will be a dream, but as this is my first time blogging from the iPad it might go wrong please bear with me...lol...fingers crossed!!

The challenges that I am entering this card into are:

Ready Teddy Go - Something New

Passion for Pro-Markers - New Beginnings

Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes