Friday, 30 December 2011

Wishes for 2012

I have so missed crafting this past few weeks but I'm trying to get back into the swing of things with a last minute entry for the Gingersnap GC129 Challenge - Starry Night.

I've made a calendar using my only Stampotique stamps, which also qualifies me to enter into the Stampotique SDC45 Challenge, which is Wish for the New Year.

I've used various distress inks, glimmer mists and a Tim Holtz Clock Die.

So, lovely bloggers, all that's left for me to do now, is to wish you all a guid (good) New Year and a healthy, happy and creative 2012!

Take care and thanks ever so much for stopping by.

Suze xx

Saturday, 24 December 2011

In a Word ...

What on earth am I doing blogging and crafting on Christmas Eve - I'm making my Husband's (ultra last minute) christmas card, that's what I'm doing, inspired by this week's challenge over at Less is More, which is ...


Text is Tim Holtz Vintage Market, coated in Stickles
Rosette is cut from Christmas paper using Tim Holtz die
Mirror Heart from Hobbycraft

Now I really must go - I STILL haven't peeled the potatoes!

Sending you all the warmest of wishes for a lovely festive season.

Take care.

Suze xx

Saturday, 10 December 2011

Sleigh bells ring, are you list'ning?

In the lane, snow is glist'ning' .... A beautiful sight, we're happy tonight ..... Walkin' in a winter wonderland (are you singing along? Lol)

This week over at the Less is More Challenge, it's a one layer week and the theme is ... 
Let it Snow!

Sentiment is Docraft Penelope & Percy, embossed in silver
Snowflakes are Inkadinkado, embossed in white
Broken China and Stormy Sky Distress Inks

Our Christmas tree went up today so finally, I'm beginning to feel all Christmassy.

Hope you all have a great week and thanks for coming to visit.

Suze xx

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Going Green

Gee whiz, it's nearly a week since I blogged. I'm so behind in my 'festive preparations' that I've had to put crafting on the back burner.   In saying that though, I'm now fed up with shopping and trying to tidy the house so I thought I'd have a little 'me' time and make a quick card for the Less is More Challenge, which this week is ...

Not really my favourite colour  and I really should have made a Christmas card (cause other than two I've made for previous LIM challenges, I haven't made any yet! scream!) but hey, ho, if I end up buying some it's not the end of the world!

(Had to take the photo under the kitchen lights so not really showing true colours)

Stamp is La Blanche, inked in Versafine Olympia Green and lightly coloured with Crushed Olive DI and Stampin Up Old Olive
A bit of Sakura Clear Star for a bit of sparkle  
Sentiment is Hero Arts, punches are Stampin' Up

Thanks for taking the time to visit and I hope you're all a bit more organised than I am!

Suze xx

Thursday, 1 December 2011


Oh my, it's the 1st of December and it's the final week of The Craft Barn Calendar Challenge.

This week the theme is ...

So here's my submission ...

Hero Arts Snowy House Cling - coloured with Promarkers, - the snow is Diamond Stickles
Snowflakes - Inkadinkado
Tree- make unknown, Versafine Olympia Green

and the completed calendar .... (pretend you don't notice that the cover page is too short! Lol)
EDIT: Thank you Jenni for pointing out that I am a numptie! - will change it to 2012. Double Lol!)

It's been a fun challenge, thanks to Izzy for arranging it and to all the other lovely crafters who took part.

Suze xx