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Sunday, 11 December 2011

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Sunday, 27 November 2011

Sheepie Christmas

Hi all
just a quick post and made a quick wavey edged card from a sheet from Crafts U Print
printed on photo paper cut all elements layered with foam pads.
applied to gold glitter card, and glittered snow,berries, and star.
added a bow and sentiment.

Challenge i'm entering

C.R.A.F.T Challenge Unusual Christmas

Bye for now
Hugs Betty x x

Saturday, 26 November 2011

My Cameo Creation

Hi All
not long for the big day
Hope your all ready i'm pretty much there just a few more pressies to get.
And i have been having fun with my Cameo
Here is what i made myself from some cutting files from the online shop.

I cut a large circle to apply the wreath to.
And hand embossed the leafs with an embossing tool
embossed the ponsettia flowers with the poka dots folder on my cuttlebug and curled the petals.
Added ribbon and bows and glitter to the flowers
Typed and cut the font and applied black card to the back.

So enjoyed making this
Sorry about poor image it was taken at night with normal light bulb lighting.

Challenges I'm entering

All about Christmas 

Christmas decorations

Thanks for popping in and hope you like my wreath.
Take care all
Hugs Betty  x x 

Monday, 21 November 2011

Jewelled Lady

Hi All sorry not been around a while but you know what its like sometimes,
home life takes over crafting.
Hi to my new followers thank you so much for joining me, i 'm so chuffed to bits!!!!!!.
Will be visiting you soon. 
Well hubby asked what i wanted for crimbo, so i went straight in and said i would love a 12x12
cutting machine a bit exspensive i said, crossing fingers.............He said OK!!!!!!!!!!! 
So rushed to my computer with excitment and ordered the Silhouette Cameo 
Then gave him a big Snog lol!!

Should get it some time this week oooooh i can't wait my first 12x12 machine. 
Well enough of my excitment. 

Here is what i made for the  ATC CHALLENGE BLOG  

This week it's add some lace
well i had to do vintage theme did'nt i

2 lace borders and back panel image was from  a Vintage goody bag i brought from Denzinaworld.
cut out image added glitter and sissor cut her head dress, added pearl to head band and neck of dress 
with strips of gems borders.

Hope you like it, and i wish you all well.
Betty  x x 

Monday, 7 November 2011

Fishy Lady

Hi all had a play today and made an ATC

I found an image and printed it twice cutout the one and applied to other image with foam pads.

added glitter to sea and tail, and glossy accents to sea but did not show on picture.
Enjoyed making this as not done an Atc for a while.

Thanks for popping in
Take care
Hugs Betty  x x

Sunday, 6 November 2011

Vintage Sewing

Hi all hope your well
My cat Mindy would not go out last night so frightened by the loud bangs of the fireworks
that went on a long time by me, she kept by my side most of the night,poor mindy shes ok today though
her usual self, going out and eating sleeping she's a spoiled fat cat!!!!!

Well thought i would show you a card i done for Trimmy Challenge Buttons
a couple of weeks ago, my theme was vintage with pastel colours.

Made my own button border with punched buttons threaded with string and beads
at ends.
Added buttons to image.
Diecut swirl and punched flowers.
Stamped sentiment
and punched corners.

Thanks for popping by
Hugs Betty  x x

Thursday, 27 October 2011

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 126

Hi all hope all is well, its my last GDT card for C.R.A.F.T
and so enjoyed being part of the team again.
And this weeks challenge is  COLOUR SAVANNAH
Here is the colour palette that Eileen aka Eiglas has given us.

Our Sponser this week is

The winner will recieve 2 images of choice from their fantastic range.
Here is. my GDT card i made using the image Cute Puppy Dog by AiFactory 
Its so cute too.

Backing paper designed by EIGLAS she has fabulous papers too. 
Die cut frame and inked grass and leafs and around frame edges.
Image coloured with promarkers and cutout.
Stamped sentiment and added a red bow.

Hope you like my last GDT card for C.R.A.F.T
on Savannah colours
So please come and join us would love to see your creations.
Hugs Betty  x x

Thursday, 20 October 2011

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 125

Hi All 
this weeks Challenge At C.R.A.F.T  is........ AUTUMN

We will have 2 winners this week.
Our First Sponser is Some Odd Girl
Prize for the winner is 3 digistamps of choice.

This is the image i picked for this challenge from Some Odd Girl  Dancin Mae

I inked background and stamped leafs, coloured image with promarkers.
Is'nt she great and there is more great Digis of Mae on her site.

Backing papers was free from Jo to use and they are lovely,  so kind of you Jo thank you here is her site for her papers and digis.
 Trimgym's digistamps and images

Our Second Sponser is
Crimson Cloud

And the second winner will receive 3 diecut packs of choice from their site.

Some great prizes

So i hope you will join us this week as i would love to see your lovely Autumn creations.

Challenges i'm entering Fall

Bye for now
Take care
Hugs Betty  x x 

Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Cute Tag

Hi all been having a nice crafty day and made this one of 6

A tag made from a 3d sheet from Cuddly Buddly called Emmy Kissing
I embossed the tag and inked edges.
I diecut the scalloped circle
and used marther stuart border punch for the bottom.
the image i decoupaged and used the sentiment and strip of holly from sheet. 

I am entering this in the cuddly buddly challenge 

Thanks for dropping in, hope you like my cute tag.
Hugs Betty  x x

Saturday, 15 October 2011

Thinking of you

Hi crafters hope all is well
Got my sewing machine out and made a tag from bits and peices from my scraps draw.

Tim Holtz Perfect Peals Heirloom gold with a mini mister.
added jems and sepia accents to flowers around image and to centre of metal hearts.
die cut flowers and leafs.
And lace.

Hope you like it
Hugs Betty
x x 
Challenge i'm entering

Thursday, 13 October 2011

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 124 Recipe

Hi All wow this week has gone quick.
Already its my next GDT  card for C.R.A.F.T.

1Ribbon, 2 shapes,some glitter.

Our Sponser for this challenge is

Prize for the winner is 4 digistamps of  choice.

Here is the image i used for this card called Mrs Claus from the Sassy Holiday Collection

Coloured image with promarkers, and added glitter.
Nice one for the boys eh girls this one is for my Brother.

 Used scalloped card inked edges,
diecut spotty paper and diecut red card and embossed, added glitter to embossed snowflakes.
Made my own bunting and stamped each one and added to a strip of ribbon.
Used red gingam ribbon to make bow,
added glitter to punched snowflakes.

So hope you will join us at C.R.A.F.T this week with this Recipe
would love to see what you come up with.

Challenges i'm entering
Die cuts and punches my card has 2 diecut BP and punched snowflakes

Bye for now
take care
Hugs Betty  x x

Saturday, 8 October 2011

Ribbon & Lace

Hi My friends
Autumn is definatly here i have the heating on, and i'm lovely and warm in my crafting room.
Made this card today and i so enjoyed making it, got inky and glittery.

Image is from my old stash sorry forgot where i got it from.

Xcut Die cut flowers had this die for some years, Punched butterfly and glittered


  Ribbon and lace i got from local market stall, BP is a material sheet i got from NEC craft
show last year, its so lush and glittery.
I distressed inked scalloped card front and diecut scalloped circle,added gingham bow, and white lace to top and bottom of card, the Sentiment i designed myself.
Free for you if you want to use it.

Challenges i'm entering Checks Gingham Plaids
Die cuts or Punches or both.
For breast cancer awarness
$3,000 of prizes to be won
Please click on link for more details.

Thanks for popping in and i hope you like todays make.
Hugs Betty  x x

Thursday, 6 October 2011

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 123 and some good news!!!!!

Hi bloggers and to my lovely followers hope your all well, and for those that are under the weather
a BIG hug from me.

My good news is 
The lovely Jo at C.R.A.F.T asked me to be GDT again for the month of October
how chuffed was i to be asked again, so looking forward to joing the team again.

And our Sponser is 

And  the prize for the winner is 4 images of choice
And wow there is a Fabulous wide range of digi images on there, so please take a look you won't be 

Also there is going to be a second winner and the sponser is

Prize 2, is a 10.00 euro gift voucher,  fantastic images there too so please take a look.

Here is the  image i am using from the ZOO & JUNGLE range.
Called CUBBIN AROUND from Meljen's Designs
  Are'nt they cute!!!!!

Here is a card i made from this image for the challenge Bright Colours

I coloured the image with promarker brights.

 Used Bright yellow card
Diecut Frame and stamped paws around.
Coloured image and background  with Promarkers and stamped tuffs of grass.
Made the ribbon flowers added a sticker to centre.
Sentiment from Netty's Cards and coloured in centre.

Hope you like it, as much as i enjoyed making it.

So i hope you will join us at C.R.A.F.T this week with your lovely Bright colours, and great prizes to be won.
Challenge i'm entering
Winner gets 6 digis of choice from sponser Crafts & Me
Hugs Betty x x

Monday, 3 October 2011

Top 3

Hello All
Got a lovely surprise from C.R.A.F.T Challenge
I got Top 3 on my card using parchment, so delighted they liked it.
And so proud to diplay my top 3 badge.
Thank you C.R.A.F.T team.

And thank you to Nikbee, Gemma, CraftOwl, for being my new followers, thanks girls so happy
to have you as my new friends.

Well here is a card i made for xmas a quick card for those of us that have to make loads.
Using Anita's silver christmas stickers and peeloffs and an embossed card i had from a kit on C&C
a while back, and added a bow, forgot how versatile peeloffs and stickers are.
I mounted the square and dove with foam pads.

I think it looks quite affective.

So hope you like it.
Take care all and have a nice crafty day.
Hugs Betty  x x 

Sunday, 25 September 2011

Blog Candy

Hi all just to let you know there is some fab candy on
And she has Sponsor's too contributing to her candy.

Here is the candy so far she will be adding more

So pop over and have a go at this fab Candy.

Oh i have two new followers Sandra and CraftyOwl thank you ladies its wonderful to see you both here. 
Hugs Betty  x x

Saturday, 24 September 2011

Little posy of flowers

Hello all, hope all is well, and your having a good day.

Over at C.R.A.F.T challenge its  useing  parchment on your card.
Well i have never done this before and i dont have the tools, so i used stencils for borders and main image.
And coloured with promarkers, i pierced around oval.
And matted oval and borders onto mirri board.
Corner stamped around image, added bow and sentiment.

Quite like how it turned out 
Hope you like it too.

Thanks for popping in 
Hugs Betty  x x   

Monday, 12 September 2011

Hello Autumn

Hi all hope all is well
Did a lot of crafting yesterday mostly xmas cards
so you make a card Autumnal and here is what i made.

Stamped and inked around Backing paper added a diecut frame and inked edges.
applied some patchwork papers inked edges, punched leafs, a sentiment, and a bow 
the butterflies are stamped and coloured in with promarkers and added glitter.
The butterfly stamps are from the Crafty Pad      as a digi download and they are on special price this week, there is 4 butterflys in different sizes so you can layer them,  a border and a verse.

So had a good play with this one got all inky
hope you like it.
Hugs Betty  x x 

Sunday, 4 September 2011


Hi my friends
this weeks challenge its Brown & Blue

Here is my creation i'm entering

I Die cut an easel card from Go Kreate die,
inked in brown, also die cut the blue paper, die cut frames was from my friend, i stamped one
and applied the image JUST TED from The Crafty Pad coloured with promarkers, on the other cut frame.
Added flowers, punched leafs, peeloffs words, and sticky on pearls.

Thanks for popping in 
hope you like my creation. 
Take care all. 
Hugs Betty  x x  

Saturday, 27 August 2011

Vintage sweetness

Hi my blogger friends
Cheryl my lovely friend had a link on her blog, for free vintage images thanks for sharing hun.
And here is a digital card i made from one of the images.


Gorgeous images on Blanca's blog
and all free, how generous is she, so please take a look vintage fans you won't be disappointed.

Thanks for popping in.
 Bye for now
Hugs Betty  x x

Friday, 26 August 2011

More painting

Hi all just a quick post.
Last night i did another painting, i might  frame this one.

Stamped edges and corners of an 8x8 card.
.Diecut frame by Go Kreate and used  distressed  ink.
Painted with acrylic paints.
Punched corners of green paper.
Added a bow.

Challenge i'm entering

Thanks for popping in
Hugs Betty  x x

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

My Attempt at Paint Fusion

Hi my friends
Well went to my friends Nancy's today and we had a go at Paint Fusion
Nancy had some acrylic paints she had for ages, i had the Laminated practicing sheets
of Stephnie Weightman we did a lot of practicing and a lot of  mess paint everywhere lol!!!!!
Here is my freehand results on white card, i cut around them because i had 
painted fingerprints on the card Lol!!!

Rose Buds


I am hoping to get better but need more practice

Hope all is well with you and yours, and thanks for popping in.
Hugs Betty  x x 

Saturday, 20 August 2011

Card from a sketch

Hi all i have been away on a holiday a short break in Somerset
and had a great time, we stayed 3 nights in a little village INN by the river the food was good and the room was lovely.It was a good relaxing time.
Here is a card i made for Eiglas sketch over at Trimcraft


  Used punched flowers and leafs, image is Sugar nellie Connie
coloured with promarkers, embossed oval and added 3 ribbons.

Thanks for popping in and i really appreciate all comments
as it makes my day.

Hugs Betty  x x

Sunday, 14 August 2011

Mini photo album

Hi all hope your having a good weekend
well i have done half of my album my first photo album i have made.
 I used some photos of  our holiday where me and my friend Nancy stayed.
And really loved it there.
Got the tutorial from youtube

So i gave it a go and it was easy to make.
i didn't use my good stuff for my first attempt, but i quite like how it turned out.
So here it is what do you think.

One of my favorite animals are meerkats it was lovely to see them in the flesh,
they are so small, adults no bigger than a cat, babies awww so cute.
Could have watched them all day with their antics.

Got 4 more pages to do next time we go on hol me thinks, then i will finish it.
 So i hope you like it
Let me know what you think of it.

Take care now
Hugs Betty  x x

Sunday, 7 August 2011

Art Deco Christmas

Hi all hope all is well, just a quick post
Here is a card i made with digi Craft Artist 2
Used  my designed free sentiment too i coloured the edges.

I am in the middle of doing a mini album going to take me a while to do too, its 4.1/2" x 7"
so its a first for me to do one like this. 
So look out for the post on this one would like your feedback. 

 Have a good day 
Take care 
Hugs Betty 
 x x  

Monday, 1 August 2011

Freebie for my followers

Hi All
a little  free Sentiment i designed for my followers.
As a thank you for all your lovely comments you leave on my projects
hope you like it.
Just click on image then right click and save as
 Would love to see your cards with it on if you use it.
Its my first sentiment so please let me know what you think of it.
Hope it prints ok

Here is another more xmassy this time

Hugs Betty  x x 

Saturday, 30 July 2011

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 113

Hi all hope all is well and for those who are under the weather
wishing you a speedy recovery.

And here is my entry
Flower Fairy

Items used
Die cut circle and frame and sentiment.
Punched flowers and leafs.
Stamped sentiment.
Stick on pearls.
Image from a friend .

Thanks for popping in and hope you have a good day.
Hugs Betty  x x 

Wednesday, 20 July 2011


Hi my lovely followers
i am enjoying my week off work even though the weather is not good
i have been happily crafting.

Yesterday i have been playing with scrapbook artist 2 i have had it for a year
and dont use it much so enjoyed making these cards.

I added flowers, leafs,and pearly elements, glitter, and cutout, some of the elements and applied 
with 3d foam pads on both cards.

So hope you like them.
Take care all and have a nice day!!!!
Hugs Betty  x x


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