Thursday, 24 May 2018


Hi Folks, 

Ive got my Gerda Steiner Designs Hat on today.
Ive made a cute card using paper piecing with the acrylic stamp version of Vrooming By. 
I do love as bit of paper piecing although it takes me a while now especially when I cant find my specs!!! (They are usually on the top of my head though!!LOL )
Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Paper From Stash
Vrooming By Acrylic Stamps
Ribbon from stash

Thanks for dropping by today, I hop eyou have a happy Thrusday,

Love and Sparkles,

Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to Enter are...
Pile it On - Sports/ Hobbies and Make us Laugh. Biking Doggy!!.
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes. 
Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Passion for Promarkers says Happy Birthday.

Hi Everyone,

Its Passion for Promarkers.  9th Birthday today and also my Baby Jakes 21st!!! Gulp!!! Where did the time go!!! Blink and you miss the years flying past!!!
I made a funky creation for the Birthday Boy/Man!!!

The theme over on the challenge is Birthdays!! Just as well!!! I had a wee look back over the years I have been blogging and my first card joining in on Passion for Promarkers was February 2010!! I didnt have many pens at that point. Just the beginnings of an addiction!!!

So with it being birthday week there are sooo many fabby goodies up for grabs!!!

DigiStamp Boutique is offering one lucky winner a prize of a £10.00 voucher
DigiStamp Boutique logo
Dies to Die For are offering one lucky winner a £15.00 voucher
Dies to Die For logo
Uniko Stamps are offering one lucky winner 1 stamp set (in stock) of their choice
A Day for Daisies are offering one lucky winner a $12.00 voucher
Di’s Digi Stamps are offering one lucky winner a $12.00 voucher
Di's Digital Stamps
Cowling & Wilcox are offering one lucky winner a 6 pack of Promarkers (vibrant tones)
Cowling & Wilcox logo
All Dressed Up stamps are offering one lucky winner 2 digi images of their choice
All Dressed Up stamps
WOW how cool is that!!! 

Card Recipe
Coloured with Promarkers.
21st Stamp - Stamp Woodware.
Monster Digi Stamp - Gerda Steiner Designs.
Papers - Tonic Magazine Kit.
SON made with Die Cuts and Debbie Moore Metal Magic in Bronze.

Thanks for dropping by today.

Love and Sparkles,

Hazel x

Challenges I would like to Enter are...
International Art and Soul. - All about the Boys.
A Gem of a Challenge -  Its a Mans World (DT Call too)
Allsorts - Happy Birthday.
Brown Sugar - Masculine
Seize the Birthday - Birthday and its Just a Number.
Crafty Friends - B for Big Birthday and its my Baby Jake!!! Bronze Letters too.
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Inspired by a Song - Happy Birthday to You and The Monster Mash.

Saturday, 19 May 2018

Jack Russells Rule!!!

Monring Everyone,

Well what can I say!! I couldnt not buy this amazing watercolour iamge from Lili of the Valley. My heart belongs to my JRT and so I had to grab this super image. Although this one looks a bit different to my Baby Belle. 

I hope you are all having a super Saturday. Im going to watch a bit of the Royal Wedding asI love seeing all the fancy outfits. 

Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Tattered Lace Dies 
Tattered Lace Embossing Folder
Papers from Stampin Up
Pearls from Poundland.

Thanks for dropping by today. 

Love and Sparkles,


Challenges I would like to Enter are...
Alphabet Challenge - D is for Dots. 
Cut it Up - Cats or Dogs. 
Thursday, 17 May 2018


 Hi Folks,

Shhhh the kitty is sleeping!!!! 

Im here with my Gerda Steiner Designs Guest Hat on today.  Ive a couple fo cute dinky creations to share using the brand new On the Bookshelf Stamps.
How cute are these wee guys!!! Im a little bit in love with them all!!! 
Card Recipes
4 x 4 Cards
Kraft Card
Watercolour Pencils.
On the Bookshelf Stamps from Gerda Steiner Designs.
Dienamics Stitched Dies.

I have double stamped the sentiments on both cards to give a 3D effect. I also masked up the Kitty with sopecs so that the books were behind him and so was Mr Mouse teeting out!!!

If you are in the UK you can buy Gerda Steiner Stamps at Dies to Die for. 

Thanks for dropping by today,

Love and Sparkles,

Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to Enter are...

My Time to Craft - Colouring on Anything But White.
Crafty Cardmakers - No Patterend Papers.
Stamp and Fun = Creativity - Animals.
Show Us your Pussies - Furrything Goes.
Crafty Friends - Animals.

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Back To Basics and Beyond...

Morning Everyone,
Back to Basics and Beyond Challenges
 Im here with a New Design Team Bonnet on . Im now on the fabby Back To Basics and Beyond Design Team. This is a brilliant challenge with the name being the big clue!! Its all about going back to the basics and learning new techiques along the way.

This fortnight the challenge is a One Sheet Wonder. 
See back to basics and beyond!! I had never even heard of this till last week. The idea is to use one sheet of 12 x 12 and get lots of cards from it.

Here is one of the many page cutting ideas that there are over on pinterest.

I have used a Forever Friends Festive 12 x 12 Sheet along with some stamps from my stash and a couple of new Lili of the Valley Sentiment Digi Stamps.

Thanks for dropping by today,

Love and Sparkles,


Challenges I would like to Enter are...
A Snowflakes Promise - Anything Goes.
Crazy for CAS - Turn around in a Circle. (Seasons Greetings and Merry Christmas Top Back cards)

Saturday, 12 May 2018

Mamas Fuschias.

 Good Morning Everyone,

Well the weekend is here. I hope you have lots of crafting planned. I'm just catching up on some rest as my tired is even tired just now!!! 
I won part of the Tiddly Inks Blog Hop the other weekend so got a voucher to spend instore and just had to grab these amazing flowers. I adore fuschias. I have a few in my garden. Especially wee ballerina ones like these. 

Card Recipe
A6 Card
Tiddly Inks Digi Mamas Fuchsias 
Coloured with Promarkers and Prismacolor Pencils.
Purple Sparkle Paper for matting.

Thanks for dropping by today. Hope you have enjoyed your visit. 

Love Hazel 

Challenges I would like to enter are...
Tiddly Inks - Florals and Plants. 
Cute Card Thursday - Flowers. 
Crafty Gals - Add a Flower. 
Fab N Funky - Garden or Outdoors. 
Card Concept - Bold Blooms 

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Peep Peep!!!

Hi Folks,

Happy Thursday, I'm here with my Guest Designer Hat on for Gerda Steiner Designs today.  I got a dinky stamp set called Vrooming By. to play with. I decided that today's card with it would be a kinetic one. 
So here is my wee doggy vrooming by on his scooter. 

Card Recipe
5 x 5 Card
Coloured with Promarkers. 
Background coloured with Distress Inks.
Die Cut mechanism for the Dog on his bike from Die Cutting Essentials Magazine

If you live in the UK you can buy Gerda Steiner Designs Stamps at Dies to Die For. 

Thanks for dropping by today, I hope you have a great Thursday.

Love and Sparkles,

Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to Enter are...
Cardz for Guyz - Mens Hobbies. 
Cuttlebug Mania - Interactive Cards.
International Art and Soul - Interactive Cards. 
Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Passion for Promarkers. Photo Inspiration.

Hi Folks, Happy Tuesday.

WOW isn't it great having an extra day of the weekend!!  Really nice of the weather to play well too!! Got lots done in my wee garden!!

So onto my post for today. Its Team A on Passion for Promarkers.  With a photo inspiration theme from Shelly.
Image may contain: flower and plant
We are sponsored by Time for Tea Digi Stamps and I had this amazing image so used her.
Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Time for Tea Digi Image Bouquet Girl 
Die Cut Background Tonic.
Flowers Tonic Dies
Coloured with Promarkers.
Papers From Stash
Seam Binding RIbbon.

I gave this card to my friend for her birthday the other day. :)

Thanks for dropping by today,

Love and Sparkles,

Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to Enter are...
Always Fun Challenge - For a Girl/Mom
Dream Valley - Add Ribbon or Lace.
Addicted To Stamps- Ribbon.
Sweet Stampin - Flowers.
Cut it Up - Flowers. 
Monday, 7 May 2018

When is a Cucumber not????

Hi All,

 The answer to my question is when its a watermelon!!! I thought I would have a different look on a Guinea Piggy Card today from the Wheek Wheek Wheek Set.  by Gerda Steiner Designs.

6 x 6 card
Papers made using the Stamp Set.
Bazzill Backing Cards.
Wheek Wheek Wheek Set.
Coloured with Promarkers, and Prismacolor pencils.

I hope you have a great Bank Holiday Monday. Its meant to be lovely here so lots of stuff planned for in the garden!! Firstly though Im off to deliver this card to 2 wee piggies called Lily and Ivy!! They are new friends as poor Ivy's sister passed away and she was lonely so she just got a new friend. Its a first for me giving guinea piggies cards but Im sure their owner will love it. 

Love and Sparkles,

Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to enter are..
Crafty Friends - Animals.
Pause Dream Enjoy - Lots of Layers.
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Animal Magic.

Sunday, 6 May 2018

Snowman Gang!!!

 Morning All,

Just a quick post from me today as its actually sunny outside so off to get some stuff done in the garden!!!  Haa suns out and Im posting snowy cards!!! 
I saw this image on last months Digi Stamp Boutique Challenge over on Facebook and I just had to get it. What a cheery gang!!! I coloured it on linen paper but you cant see the texture on my photos. 

Card Recipe
A 6 Card
Digi Stamp Boutique  - Large Christmas Snowmen. 
Sentiment Computer Generated by Me - Font - Love and Laughter.
Coloured with Promarkers.
Nuvo Pearls for Snow.

Thanks for dropping by, enjoy the rest of the weekend,

Love and Sparkles,

Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to Enter are...
CAS on Friday - Cute. 
ABC Christmas Challenge - K for Keep it Simple. 

Also the Digi Stamp Boutique May Challenge on Facebook.