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Friday, 14 December 2018

New Challenge at Fussy and Fancy

Good morning everyone,

Gosh it's a chilly start to the day here in the south of England.I hope you have all had a good week, its been pretty busy for me. School is very busy with the lead up to the Christmas holidays and I am still making Christmas cards for the family. Once I have finished I will be taking a little break from crafting over the Christmas period to re-charge my batteries.

Sadly this is our very last challenge for Fussy and Fancy as the blog is closing. I have so enjoyed my time on this DT over the past few years. Anyway on with today's challenge for Fussy and Fancy. The theme is.....

Christmas/New Year

This will be the last challenge for Fussy and Fancy as sadly it is closing down.

I have coloured up Winter Tilda. Sorry, I can't for the life of me remember the name of the window stamp. I have coloured the scene with DI reinkers.

The snowflake border is a Sixxiz die which I have sprinkled with Twinklets to give a lovely frosty look. the icicle is a Marianne die an again I have sprinkled it with twinklets.

The pearl trim, lace and jingle bells are from the Ribbon Girl, just in case you aren't' aware sadly the RG shop is closing down and they currently have 50% off everything in the shop.

DI list:
Skin: Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick
Hair: Antique Linen, Walnut Stain
Coat and Hat: Aged Mahogany, Black Soot
Boots: Gathered Twigs, Black Soot

Have a wonderful weekend.

Thank you for popping in.

Hugs
Gina xx

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

New Challenge at Ally's Angels

Hi everyone,

I hope you are all well. The Christmas tree is up, most of the shopping is done, I've just got a couple of bits left to buy when I go into town on Thursday and then I'm done. Then its the wrapping to do and family cards to make.

Today we begin a  new challenge at Ally's Angels and the theme is......

Christmas

I've coloured up Lace hood Tilda and coloured her with DI reinkers.

The shaker element is made up of tiny polystyrene balls.

The die cut peeping out of the right hand side, the icicles, star and the sledge are Joy Craft dies.

The leaves, berries, blossom flower, lace and ribbon are from the Ribbon Girl. Have you see the RG is closing down and have a sale with 50% off everything?

DI list:
Skin; Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick
Hair: Walnut Stain, Antique linen
Hat and Top: Weathered Wood, Black Soot
Trousers and Gift: Hickory Smoke, Weathered Wood, Black Soot

This is the prize that Ally is very kindly giving away.....


That's all from me today.

Thank you for popping in and for your lovely comments, I truly appreciate them.

Hugs
Gina xx

Friday, 7 December 2018

New Challenge at Polkadoodles Crafting

Good morning everyone,

Happy Friday, I hope you have had a good week.

This morning we begin a new challenge at Polkadoodles Crafting as always it is 'Anything Goes' for all you lovely crafters, but the DT were tasked with making something with a theme of 'It's Beginning to Look Like Christmas', I can't get that song out of my head now lol.

I have coloured up 'Buying the Tree' from the Winnie White Christmas collection and coloured the scene with DI reinkers. 

The leaves, lace, most of the flowers, pine cones, ribbon and pearl trim are from the Ribbon Girl. Sadly the Ribbon Girl are closing down so there is currently 50% off everything. Go fill your boots.

DI list:
Skin: Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick
Hair: Antique Linen, Walnut Stain,
Dress, Scarf and Hat: Victorian Velvet, Hickory Smoke
Tree: Forest Moss, Shabby Shutters
Polar Bear: Hickory Smoke
Penguin: Hickory Smoke, Black Soot, Aged Mahogany
Dog and Cat: Gathered Twigs, Black Soot

The lucky winner of this challenge will win....

a $10 gift voucher to the download store and each of the top 3 selected by the DT will win a free digi stamp voucher to the store.

http://www.polkadoodles.co.uk/

That's all from me today.

Thank you for popping in.

Hugs
Gina xx
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Jo's Scrap Shack - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Scrapping for Fun Challenges - Christmas

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

New Challenge at Creative Inspirations

Good morning,

My trip to London was so lovely. It was busy, but when is London not busy, but to be honest that added to the atmosphere. The Salvation Army were playing Christmas carols and there was such a lovely christmassy vibe.

Anyway on with today's post as we have a new challenge at Creative Inspirations and the theme is ....

Feeling Festive

Our wonderful sponsor gave us an image to play with for this challenge. She is called 'Girls Christmas Stocking' which I have coloured with DI reinkers.

I have sprinkled some shabby white frantage  around the outside of the image and finished it off with some white pearl string.

The pom pom trim, organza ribbon, shabby white ruffled trim, and beaded stamens are from the Ribbon Girl


DI list:
Skin: Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick
Hair: Antique Linen, Walnut Stain
Skirt and Bow: Aged Mahogany, Black Soot
Top: Hickory Smoke
Stocking: Aged Mahogany, Forest Moss, Shabby Shutters, Black Soot

Our fabulous sponsor this month is All Dressed Up


The winner will win TWO images of their choice.

That's all from me today.

Thank you for popping in.

Hugs
Gina xx

Saturday, 1 December 2018

New Challenge at the Ribbon Girl

Good morning everyone,

As this post goes out, I will be on my way to London to have a girly day out Christmas shopping yay.

Today we have a new challenge at the Ribbon Girl.

As always its an 'Anything Goes' theme.

I have coloured up a Polkadoodles image called Tweet Sound, isn't she gorgeous? I have used DI reinkers to colour her. I have sprinkled some shabby white frantage as the falling snow and some glamour dust to the wings and for the lying snow.

Along the left hand side is an ice crystals border cut from a Joy Crafts die. I have sprinkled on some twinklets to give them a lovely, sparkly look and added a few pearls.

 The beautiful silky white tassel can be trimmed to whatever length you like. The flowers, jingle bells, lace, ribbon, pearl trim, pearl gems, white holly leaves and diamante embellishment can all be found in the shop.


DI list:
Skin: Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose, Worn lipstick
Hair: Antique Linen, Walnut Stain,
Dress: Hickory Smoke, Black Soot
Halo and Trumpet: Wild Honey
Holly: Bundled Sage, Barn Door, Aged Mahogany

There are TWO fabulous prizes up for grabs:

First prize: 

£10 voucher from Polkadoodles

http://www.polkadoodles.co.uk/

Second prize:

A selection of pink/lilac flowers, ribbons and lace from the Ribbon Girl

https://www.ribbongirl.co.uk/catalog/index.php

That's all from me today.

Have a lovely weekend.

Thank you for popping in.

Hugs
Gina xx

Friday, 30 November 2018

New Challenge at Fussy and Fancy

Good morning everyone,

I hope you are well and have had a good week. I am off to London tomorrow for a girly shopping day out with some of my colleagues from school, I am so looking forward to it.

So today we begin a new challenge at Fussy and Fancy. It's my turn to host  and I have chosen the theme ........

Winter/Christmas

I have coloured up Tilda with Little Rudolph with DI reinkers.

For the fur on her hat and the lying snow I have sprinkled on glamour dust and for the falling snow I have sprinkled on some shabby white frantage.

Peeping out the top of the card is a Joy Crafts die. The snowflake banner on the right hand side is a Lala Lands die.

The pom pom trim, ribbon and frosted berries are from the Ribbon Girl and although the pine cone is from my own stash,  you can buy similar at the Ribbon Girl. 

DI list:
Skin: Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick
Hair: Antique Linen, Walnut Stain, Black Soot.
Cape and Hat: Weathered Wood, Black Soot
Boots: Hickory Smoke, Black Soot
Snowman: Hickory Smoke, Black Soot, Ripe Persimmon

That's all from me today.

Thank you for popping in.

Hugs
Gina xx

Friday, 23 November 2018

New Challenge at Polkadoodles Crafting

Hi everyone,

Yay it's Friday. Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? I am pretty organised this year and mine is well under way.

Today we begin a new challenge at Polkadoodles Crafting. As always it is 'Anything Goes' for you lovely crafters, but the team were tasked with a theme of 'Gifts'. Don't forget you don't have to post a card/creation using a Polkadoodles image.

I went out of comfort zone again, blimey I've been doing this a bit recently and made a hamper box.

I have coloured up Winnie Wings and coloured her distress reinkers. The papers are from Winnie White Christmas Papers 1 and 2 and the sentiment is from the Winnie White Christmas Big Kahuna.

This is the front view

Below is the side view. I have added a tag to the side using Winnie Wings.

The lace and ric rac ribbon are from the Ribbon Girl

DI list:
Skin: Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick
Hair: Walnut Stain, Antique Linen
Scarf: Barn Door, Aged Mahogany, Black Soot
Skirt: Hat and Boots: Forest Moss, Shabby Shutters
Wings: Barn Door, Aged Mahogany, Forest Moss, Shabby Shutters, Black Soot

The winner of this challenge will win a $10 gift voucher to spend in the online download store and each of the top 3 chosen by the DT will win a free digi stamp voucher to spend in the store.

That's all from me today, thank you for popping in.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Hugs
Gina xx
I would like to enter the following challenges:

A Bit More Time to Craft - Anything Goes
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafts Galore - Anything Goes