Saturday, 26 May 2018

Tartan Golfer...

Hi Everyone,

Ive had this card ready to post for a while and just keep forgeting to do it so here I am with a couple of free hours this lovely afternoon so now its time!! 
The card was made for my Uncles birthday. I made the wee golf balls using a circle die and debossed swiss dots folder. I also did some paper piecing so he had smart golf trousers and cap on matching the papers.
Card Recipe
A5 Card
Image - Karens Doodles What a Swing. 
Coloured with Promarkers.
Gorjuss Papers.

Thanks for dropping by today.  Hope youa re having a lovely bank holiday weekend,

Love and Sparkles,


Challenges I would like to enter are...
4 Crafty Chicks - Masculine Birthday
CRAFT - Masculine or Fathers Day.
Seize the Birthday - Birthday with Patterend Paper. 
Friday, 25 May 2018

Art Deco Christmas.

Afternoon Everyone,

Well its the warmest day of the year so far and here I am posting 2 festive cards!!!  This card has been on the cards (hee hee) for a week and a bit but I was waiting on the CD arriving!!! Some things take forever especially when you wanna play!!! 

 Hunkydory Stepper Card
Papers and Image all from Debbi Moore Designs Art Deco Magical Christmas CD Rom.

I didnt have any Art Deco type crafty CDs so I do now!! Its a lovely one!! Very pretty papers and super images.  

Im off now to wait for the Gas Man to arrive. My boiler is playing up again!!!! Grrr its a frequent occurence and its not that old!! 

Enjoy the rest of Friday,

Love and Sparkles,


Challenges I would like to enter are....
CD Sunday - Art Deco 
Star Stampz- No Squares. 
613 Avenue Create - Mainly Blue. 
Dragonfly Dreams, Here Comes the Girls. 
The Library Challenge- Brideshead Revisited. (My Inspration it the Art Deco Time Period of part of the Story) 
 Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh. File this under "gorgeous novel." Perfect pick for Downton fans.

Winter Wonderland.

Hi Eveyone,

The weekend is just round the corner!! Whoopeeee!!! Although I have no idea why Im sayin that as I have a garden thats gotta be seen to!!!

Its time for us little snowflakes to play over on Winter Wonderland.

All Hearts at Home for Chirstmas is our theme. So we would like to see at least 1 heart on your creation.

I got this wee image from our sponsor Sasayaki Glitter Designs. 

The Image is Christmas Couple.

Card Recipe
A6 Card
Sasayaki Image
Coloured with Promarkers.
Sentiments Lili of the Valley
Heart Brad.
Snowflake Embossing Folder.

Thanks for dropping by today. I hope you have a lovely Friday,

Love and Sparkles,

Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to Enter are...
Watercooler Wednesday - Christmas.
Addicted to Stamps - Holiday.
Crafting By Design - Christmas.
Fab n Funky - Christmas

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.