Sunday 29 May 2011

OSAAT collab 4th July / Picnics

At One Stitch At A Time this week we are sharing with you our new June collab. The theme for the new collab is 4th July and picnics.

So thats our theme :  4th July or picnics

We are sponsored by the fantastic

My DT cards

This week i was given a fantastic image by June from Dezinaworld. Its available when you spend $10 instore to get the FREE collab set.

What a fun image and sentiment. 

The card was made using a scalloped 6x6 card. The DP was a sheet of bright yellow that i had i embossed it and then paper pieced some of it for the actual lemon. I used a foam tape to raise the 'skin' of the lemon slightly. With lemons being soooo juicy i added glossy accents to give the look of a juicy lemon, leaving the pithe and pips free from shine.
I inked around the edge of the die cut oval using distress ink in 'tea stain'. I also inked around the sentiment.
Finally i added a few gems .... just because ;O)

Heres a close up of the lemon.

Well thats it from me today.. I hope that you are having a fantastic weekend. I cant wait to stop by your blogs to see all your fantastic creations. Each blog i visit gives me such inspiration. So a great big thankyou from me.

Choccy xxx

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Catch a bug .. Bright colours
Penny's Paper Crafty... Here comes summer
Frosted Designs...BBQs, Picnics etc
Digital Tuesday... Add some texture

Wednesday 25 May 2011

Creative Craft World.... 3 or more Flowers

Its challenge time again over at Creative Craft World.
For this challenge we wanted another nice easy one for you :O) awwww arent we nice ? lol

So the theme is to use 3 or more flowers,thats it. If you pop over to the challenge blog theres a few variations of this for you to see ;O)

We are sponsored by the fantastic Stitchy Bear Stamps. (click on the logo)
To make my card i used 'In the Castle' that you can buy here.

Oooh it was such fun to make. The image is coloured with Promarkers and metalic pens. With added Stickles and glossy accents.. A sprinkle of gems and lots of love.

I coloured my punched ribbon and white flowers with Promarkers then added stickles to the flowers :O)

Heres' a close up of the image.
Hope that you come along and play...

Dont forget if you are interested in a GDT spot at CCW contact me at
and i will send you details ;O)

Hugs, Choccy xxx

Tuesday 24 May 2011

Marjo has blog candy

Over at One Stitch At A Time exciting things are happening ....................

Theres' a HUGE celebration between Stitchyness, Designers and Creators alike........

One Stitch At A Time will be coming to a magazine near you real soon ;O)
Well actually Papercraft Essentials :O)

To celebrate running the first ad in an 'International' publication..

Marjo our DT co ordinator is soooo excited.. She has fantastic candy !! Well she should be excited ... shes going to be one of the first few creators that are going to be published in the mag :O) .......( I cant wait until its my turn :O) :O) )

For details how to be in with a chance to win... pop over to Marjos' blog.

Choccy xxx

Sunday 22 May 2011

MSE .....cardpaperscissors challenge

Its been a while since ive played along with my MSE card gals.. But now i am back posting i thought i should play along with the challenges.

Heres my entry to Cardpaperscissors challenge. Which was red/ white and blue with a circle.

I hope its okay ?

Choccy xx

One Stitch At A Time.... Bling It On

Its Sunday again ... That means its time for another fantastic challenge over at One Stitch At A Time. This week we have 2 great Sponsors and another fantastic theme.....

Bling It On

Our first sponsor is One Stop Card Crafts . With a £10(UK) voucher to spend in store
Our other sponsor is Digi's With Attitude.. Who are giving a prize of 3 digi images of the winners choice.

My DT cards :

First this week i have my card with an image by the fantastic OSAAT creator Priyanka from Gillu's Gallery. Its available to buy here.
To make my card i used lots of Gems, Metallic pens and mica powders. Not forgetting shiney ribbon and a touch of glossy accents.

My second card this week is a sponsor image from Digi's with attitude. Can you see my Royal wedding likeness ? Yes i did blonde hair not brown but have a look at that gorgeous ring she is wearing lol..
Its matched with a sparkly gem tiara, metalic pens and a quick dusting of mica powders. Then gems on the card corners. It was fun to make.

Thats it from me this week.... I cant wait to stop by your blog and see all of your fabby creations.. I think thats another fun part of being on a DT .. You do get inspired by others makes.

As they say .......................... Bling It On !!!!

Choccy xxx

Monday 16 May 2011

Blog Candy

Do you love ribbon ?

Well pop over to Nikki's Stampin Up blog and join in the fun !!

The blog candy is available until June 1st . So lots of time left to enter..

To read more..... pop to Nikki's blog

Choccy xxx

Sunday 15 May 2011

OSAAT........ Anything Goes

This week at One Stitch At A Time its a nice easy week .... Well its been such a hard week with Blogger playing up !!! Appologies if i didnt manage to get to leave a comment on your creation.

Anyway back to the challenge , as i said a nice easy one ........ Anything Goes :O)

The sponsor this week is Joanna Sheen, who are giving 1 lucky random winner at £10 voucher to spend in store.
My DT cards:
This week ive taken 1 image to make 2 creations. I am sure that a few of us have downloaded an image with a specific idea in mind. Then wondered how we can change the image just by use of colour.. Well here ive made a normal colours card to make a New Home Card. Then i stepped outside the box and changed the colours of things. i.e green clouds and sky with a purple and pink tree ;O) . I needed a funky card for a 9 year old girl, so think that it worked rather well. :O)

The image i worked with this week was Treehouse with Bridge. By the fantastic Hope Jacare Doodles.
The image was fantastic to colour and i cant wait to use it again to see what other creations i can make.

I coloured both images with my Promarkers and then added my favorite Stickles and glossy accents ;O) . A sprinkle of a few gems and lots of love.

I hope that you have enjoyed your visit to my part of cyberspace this week . I cant wait to visit yours. Lets hope that Blogger is nice to us all this week ;O)

Choccy xxx

Wednesday 11 May 2011

CCW Anything but square... Fancy a GDT spot ?

At Creative Craft World its time for another Card Crazy Challenge

This time it was my turn to pick a theme. So i decided to be kind and make it a nice easy theme ;O)

Anything but square.
So thats any card, so long as it is NOT square :O)

The sponsor this week is

My DT cards :

I made this stepper card using the cupcake collection. Of course it needed abit of sparkle so i used stickles and glossy accents ;O) The yummy cupcakes were coloured using my Promarkers.

For my second card i made a tall deckle edged card using this scrummy looking sundae. The sundae glass must be filled with choccy ice cream and just a smidge of Strawberry ontop. A sundae isnt a sundae without cream and of course a cherry/ or strawberry ;O)

The glossy accents and stickles paid a visit to the sundae that was coloured with my Promarkers. I added a choccy ribbon and kept my card to scrummy ice cream colours

Choccy xxxx

Do you fancy a GDT spot at Creative Craft World ??

If you do contact me at . Send me a link to your blog. I will try to fit as many of you in as i can :O)

Stop by the blog to see our first GDT.......... Who is K from K's Crafty Corner

Sunday 8 May 2011

OSAAT ... Get your fancy folds out

Over at One Stitch At A Time this week.. Marjo wants us to show off our fancy folds.
We are sponsored this week by

Who are offering the lucky winner ( chosen at random) 5 digi images of their choice.

My DT cards
This week i was asked to work with Angela from Toucan Scraps. Well its spring.. so i had to use Angelas new fantastic range of daffodils and silhouettes all are available to buy here. I do love this range and it works together perfectly.. I used 2 papers and 2 silhouettes to make my card.

Closed: Fully open:
Please excuse the ivy shadows, its been so sunny here in the UK. Partially closed :
I also was asked to work with a sponsor image available to buy from Stamping Boutique. Now i loved this image and think i am having an indecicive week.. I couldnt decide on the fold or colours. So i made 2 cards ;O)

A twisted easle card

An easle card Again please excuse the ivy shadows on my cards. It was a perfect day to use natural light but the ivy kept getting in the way lol

I cant wait to stop by your blogs to see all you fabby fancy folds creations this week.

Sunny hugs

Choccy xxx

Friday 6 May 2011

Excited to start Stampin' Up

A friend off mine from MSE has started being a Stamping Up person *waves* to Niki...

Now i have heard of these products sooo many times but never used any.. But now Niki has come up with a fantastic idea called a virtual workshop.

Basically you sign up for either
6 months at £25 +3.95 p+p
10 months at £15 + 3.95 p+p

Then you get to buy products each month....... Now whats in it for me you ask ?

You get to also get a FREE hostess gift and Catologue & Ideas Book. Along with the products that you have paid for with you £15 or £25 :O) ...

You can read more about it here

Oooh i'm excited !!!

Monday 2 May 2011

Kelley's Kids Cutie !!

Heres my card :

I used a 6x6 scalloped card blank. The DP is 2 pieces of the same design in 2 colourways. I used a brad, organza ribbon, buttons, gems, stickles and glossy accents. Wow thats a list !! lol

This image was a total delight to colour.

I would like to enter my card into :
Totally Gorgeous #78 - 1, 2 ,3 I used 1 brad, 2 DPs and 3 buttons

Sunday 1 May 2011

Creative Craft World Kit Launch

Well today is the day :O) At Creative Craft World theres a new kit in town .... Above is a picture of the kit which includes items from Fancy Pants Beach Bum collection... WOW !!!!

The kit costs £8.99 and is available to buy here.

You can subscribe and get them every month sent direct to you postage free and with a loyalty stamp. As a subscriber you will also be given access to the kit subscribers area where you can purchase add ons and extras for your kit.
All kits come with an inspiration sheet with projects which you can make with your kit but you can also use it to make any LO's or cards you wish - we would love to see what you come up with.

Choccy xx

One Stitch At A Time ..... Emboss it

At One Stitch At A Time challenge blog this Sunday we want you to Emboss it !!
Now that can be wet or dry embossing.... you decide :O)

The sponsor this week is
Who are giving 1 lucky winner at set of 5 Promarkers.

My DT card.

This week ive been soo lucky to be able to choose an image from the' Big boss lady, HRH Stitchyness ;O)'
As soon as i saw 'Our Father' i had a few ideas for cards that would be perfect for this image... I always really struggle to make sympathy cards. Now i have found this image, no more will i struggle. I believe its the perfect image.
Its available to buy at Stitchy Bear Stamps, here.

To make my card i used a pale purple card blank, cream stardream card which i embossed using my divine swirls folder. I coloured the fantastic image using my Promarkers. The daisy trim that i used was from a piece that my mom gave me and of course i had to add a few gems to make the card shine ;O)
Heres a close up of the beautiful image.

So thats it from me today .... My DT card here and if you scroll down theres news of an exciting new challenge blog.... I hope you have enjoyed your stop off here and that i may of inspired you to join in and Emboss it !?!

Choccy xx

New Challenge blog

Kelley's Kids has launched a brand new challenge blog. Its actually a BOGO challenge blog :O)

A BOGO blog i hear you cry....... Whats one of those ?

Well heres my definition of a BOGO blog..... You buy one, then you, get one.

Heres how it works:

The challenges are started on 1st and 15th of every month.

1)You buy the image that is listed on the challenge blog...all are available to buy at Stitchy Bear Stamps, where Kelley's Kids are on sale.

2)You make either a card, Scrapbook LO, altered art or even let the children colour it in their crayons :O)

3)Post it onto your blog and then link to Kelley's Kids BOGO challenge blog . Dont forget to add your email address onto the InLinkz gadget that appears as thats how you get the ' One Free'.

4) Sit back and wait for your free image to arrive in your inbox, then enjoy :O)

Onto the FIRST Kelley's Kids BOGO challenge

For the first challenge the image that has been chosen is
Sadie ... She is now available at the Stitchy Bear Store for 99c ( thats about 62p in British money) click on the preview picture here to be taken directly to the image.

Once you have then completed your creation and posted it onto your blog, not forgetting to link back to Kelley's Kids BOGO challenge blog. You will be sent this gorgeous image. Its called Puppy Love and not yet available to buy anywhere.

Right thats it from me for now..... I am off to have a play with Sadie... Hope you all come along and join Bonna in her new exciting venture.

Sending you lots of love hugs and Best Wishes Bonna xoxoxox

Choccy xxx