Thursday, July 31, 2008

Blog Candy

This is the first time ive given away blog candy, and im doing so in celebration of the delivery of my Spiral whisper designs. All you need to do is leave me a comment, and link back to me on your blog with the info of the candy, i will pick a winner one week from today, the lucky winner will be walking away with 2 spiral whisper stamps a reel of east of india ribbon and a selection of buttons and blooms.

Ive also got a couple of sneak peaks for you as promised, the following pics are part of the christmas releases of Lexie and Luke, i do hope you like them.


and here is a finished creation

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Its been so long

Its been so long since i last posted, I've been so busy with the end of term activities with the kids, Ashleigh decided she wanted to make little sweet gifts for all her friends in her class when she said she wanted what she really meant was mam will you make them for me! so on top of everything else i also had to make 23 sweet bag toppers like the ones I made for valentines day (look at my Feb 08 post).
Ashleigh has now left Primary school and to celebrate the whole of her year group had a party celebration at a local restaurant, they arrived in style in Limo's and had a great party, we have lots of pics to remember it by. ( i will upload them when i get a spare minute)
Ive also broke up from work for the summer although i do need to go in a few times to sort month end stuff and payroll.
Ive been busy with drawing more of my Lexie and Luke characters for Spiral Whisper so be on the look out for some new Christmas themes, i may do a few sneak peaks in the next week or so. You can get my current range now from Spriral Whisper along with lots of other cute characters and animals and other fab images, there are new releases every week so don't miss, and remember if you make anything with Lexie and Luke let me know by leaving me a comment so i can come and look.
Ive also been busy with some new Polly and pip images for Stamps Away, sure you will be seeing them soon too, again i will try and get some sneak peaks.
I will be really busy over the next couple of weeks as I'm planning on decorating the living room at the moment I've got squares of different coloured match pots all over the walls helping me decide what colour i want so id better hurry up and choose as i may get bored of the idea and it will end up like that for months until i get the urge to decorate again.
If i go missing in action again you know I've got the decorating bug.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

July weddings

It must be that time of year when all the weddings are happening, ive lost count of the amount of wedding cards ive been asked to make for this month, i wanted to share one with you here, the brief was elegance and no bright colours, i like the finished result i hope the customer does.
the white card was embossed using the cuttlebug, the glitter paper is DCWV, i stamped the hearts and then added liquid pearls and stickles, to finsh i added the ribbons and zoomz.

i liked it so much i made an anniversary card very similar in a different colour way, the ingredients are exactly the same.
Im really busy making cards and gifts for the kids teachers for end of term, it is Ashleighs last year at primary school so shes really sad to leave.
Im also busy on more designs for Stamps Away and Spiral Whisper so you will be seeing some new releases soon.
for anyone wanting to know where i get the zoomz from they are available from the stamp galaxy

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Blog Award

Ive been awarded a blog award from the lovely Ruth This was a great suprise to know there are strangers out thre who read and like my blog, so thanks Ruth.
I have to nominate 7 more to send the award onto these are the rules:
1. The winner can put the logo on his/her blog.
2. Link the person you received your blog award from.
3. Nominate at least 7 other blogs.
4. Put links of those blogs on yours.
5. Leave a message on the blogs of the boys/girls you've nominated.
There are so many great blogs that i read daily its a shame i cant nominate more than 7 but here are the 7 ive nominated (sorry if you've already recieved one)
Ive also been making a few cards this weekend here are a couple ive mae using , circle nestabilities, DCWV papers and Magnolia stamps
the following 2 are for the men,
the snooker one i drew myself because didnt have a stamp which was snooker related, the cricket one is sporty george

Sunday, July 06, 2008

1 more week

As the title says you only have one moere week untill the compition ends for the naming of my new characters so what are you waiting for, head on over here and check it out you are in for the chance of winning some fab stamps. Here are a couple of cards ive made using the images
the card stock is DCWV blossoms and butterflies, lots of stickles and zoomz.

Also due for release shortly are the next batch of Polly and Pip stamps, here is one of my pip creations this is pirate pip.
Photobucket if there are any retailers reading this and you are interested in polly and pip you need to look here

Thursday, July 03, 2008

Meet Charlie

Here is the first picture of martin with his first grandson,doesnt he look so proud.

We went to visit today and we had lots of cuddles all the family are doing fine and coping very well, it was a shame to go home after our visit but we had no choice as we had to go and pick the kids up from school. We would of stayed longer and asked my mam and dad to pick them up but yesterday mam had a fall and broke her elbow.
Yesterday teatime i got a call from my dad saying mam has fallen and her elbow was agony for her (mam has a really high pain threshold so it must of been agony for her) so i dropped eveything and went to the hospital with them, she got xrayed only to be told it was broken but as it was so swollen there may be more than one break that cannot be seen on the xray, the treatment was to put it in a sling and she was told not to move it and to go to the fracture clinic in the morning, she got no sleep what so ever. Today the doctor examined her and it was possible she may need an op but after a second opinion they have decided to put it in plaster and see how it heals, so mam is in plaster from here shoulder to her fingertips, so i appologise now if im AWOL for a while as she will need all my help.
For any Polly and Pip fans ive heard that Stamps Away will releasing more sometime next week so keep your eyes peeled for them, I know clever cut do a very fast delivery so give them a try, the link is in my sidebar

Tuesday, July 01, 2008

I am a GRAN!!!!!!!!

Its official we are now grandparents, its a cute little Boy and he was born this morning at 9.55, He will be called Charlie Alexander, he weighed in at a healthy 8lb 10oz!
I havnt any pics yet as we couldnt get to visit yet but will hopefully we will travel to see them tomorrow, I cannot wait to go and see him and give him lots of hugs and cuddles.