Saturday, 19 April 2014

Crafts and Me - Hide and Seek

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
My rash seems better today but it is very dry so i have just slathered on some aqueous cream.
For all those that have asked me the make of the UPVC cream i used on my window frames.It is called Astonish Grime Blast Upvc Cream, cleans window frames and doors.It is a 500ml bottle and mine cost just a £1.
Right now on to my card which you will also find at the CRAFTS AND ME CHALLENGE AND INSPIRATION blog too.
I am entering my card into the following challenges:
2.Everybody Art Challenge - Challenge 274 - Anything goes
3.Sparkles Challenge - Challenge 55- Fav colour combo (pink and green)
4.ABC Challenge - J for just as you like
5.Creative Inspirations Challenge - Challenge 261 - Lots of layers
6.Fab N Funky Challenge -  Challenge 212 - Flower power
7.The Paper Shelter Challenge - Challenge 154 - Spring is here
8.Chocolate, coffee and cards Challenge - Challenge 63 - Spring
9.Craftitude Challenge - Challenge 63 - Anything goes/Spring

Products used are:
White card
Cheery Lynn step card die
Marianne Design die- used inside
Go Create oval die
Tonic wording die
Pink lace
Green doily
Sparkle and shine spray
Pearl swirls
Hobbyhouse roses
Stickles - stardust
Pro/Flexmarkers used are:
Blush, sunkissed pink, coral, nutmeg
Champagne, sandstone, cappuccino, caramel
Moss, herb, pesto
Baby pink, cocktail pink, antique pink
Soft aqua, cloud, blue lake, antique white, baby pink, blender - used around the image.
White gel pen
and a sideways view.
Thanks so much for looking, it means a lot ;D
Hugs Nic.

Friday, 18 April 2014


Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I have still got my rash and it seems to be spreading, i have no idea what has caused it, maybe something in the garden when i was weeding it? or maybe the upvc cream i used to clean the outside windows?
Anyhoo enough of my itchy bits and on to my quickie card which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.As You Like It Challenge - Fav style of stitching and why (for me it has to be faux, i did buy a small sewing machine but i just can`t stitcj straight and i wasted so many pretty papers trying.Faux stitching is just quicker, prick you paper and join up the dots, plus no electricity required)
2.Glitter N Sparkle Challenge - Challenge 80 - Anything but square
3.Partytime Tuesdays Challenge - Challenge 168 - Diecuts
4.Crafty Creations Challenge - Challenge 261 - White and 1 other (blue)
5.MAWTT Challenge - A card containing the word happy.

Products used are:
White card
Papermana Parisienne papers
Faux stitching
Go Create circle and scallop circle dies
Sue Wilson die
Tonic Happy Birthday die
Hobbyhouse roses
Stonewash ink
Sparkle and shine spray 

I really wish you could see the sparkle.

and a sideways view.
Thanks so much for looking,it means a lot :D
Hugs Nic.

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Wedding Wishes.

A late good morning all.
I did have my card made but i had to take antihistamines yesterday as i have come out in a itchy allergic reaction on my arms and legs so the tablet knocked me out again!!
I am hoping one day to find an antihistamine that doesn`t knock me out.I have tried non drowsy, ones with different main ingredients but they all seem to make me very sleepy and slurring my
Right enough of my rambling and on to my card which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.Fairytale Stampers Challenge - Challenge 37 - Bingo (Lace, ribbon,, pearls)
2.Stampin For The Weekend Challenge - Your fav stamp ( i do have lots of favourites but these large wording ones my Woodware are some of my most fav :D )
3.Sentimental Sundays Challenge - Challenge 202 - Embossing (on my letters)
4.Crafting From The Heart Challenge - Challenge 14 - Anything goes
5.Top Tip Tuesday Challenge - Paper Piecing (embossed and paper piecing on my letters)

Products uses are:
Cream Card
Wild Rose Studio papers
Script embossing folder
Distress ink - antique linen
Cream Lace
Gold ribbon
Woodware Mr and Mrs stamp
Distress tool
Stickles - stardust

A close up of the paper/embossed pieced wording.

and a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by, it means a lot :D
I am going to try some anti histamine cream instead now on my rash :(
Lots of Hugs