Thursday, 30 December 2010

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 83 Thank You

Good Morning, I do hope you All had a good christmas, I got lots of new crafting goodies so I was very happy with my gifts, Now to this weeks Challenge, this week we want to see your Thank you cards, we also have made some changes, and from this week we will also be having a top 3 as well as a winner.
our sponsor for this week is
the prize is a £10.00 gift voucher to spend in there on line store, they also have a big sale at the moment so  its well worth popping over there for a visit.
I do hope you will be joining in with us this week, I look forward to seeing your Thank you cards.
Kevin xx

Thursday, 23 December 2010

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 82 New Year ( Happy Hogmanay)

Good Morning to you All, I hope you are already for the Christmas celebrations. Our challenge for this week is New year,  I dont normally make New year cards I do however make a few Hogmanay cards for my Family and friends that are up in the highlands. So ive made a couple for this weeks challenge. ive used my own template to make the Kilts, and a Gealic sentiment. Lang may yer lum reek, which roughly means long may your chimney smoke. sounds funny i know, its an old custom to give a piece of coal when you visit someone for good luck.

our sponsor for this week is the prize is a mixed digital package

I want to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Hogmany
Kevin xx

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Elegant Beauty

Good Evening All, We still have snow on the ground here and the forecast is for even more, so it looks like we will have a white christmas. I made this birthday card using a crafty jak's cd rom, i do like these vintage images. I am putting this in to cd sunday  tag it challenge
I would like to thank everyone that has left comments on my cards, I really do appreciate it.
keep well and warm Kevin xx


Sunday, 19 December 2010

Slylish Blogger Award

Today I have received this lovely award from a dear friend Jacky  Paddington Fan. thank you Jacky its very kind of you and you have made my day .
 Now the rules for this are,

1.Thanks the person who sent it to you

2. Say 8 things about yourself

3.Tag 4 other bloggy friends

4. let them know

So let me see what should I tell you about myself

1. I have 9 brothers and sisters
    2. I love a cup of very strong Tea
3. I Love Crafting of all kinds  
         4. I collect Native American figurines
        5. My wife and I are both left handed
 6. We have 4 cats                    
                                   7.prince William is getting married on my wedding anniversary  
        8. I love my wife more than life itself
Tag four other bloggy friends.
 now this is hard only choosing four friends to give this award to, when you all have such lovely blogs,
1. Annette G
  2. Granny Jan
        3. Carole of Brum
            4.  Doreen                 

Right im now off to let them now, I hope you all have a lovely week
Kevin xx

Friday, 17 December 2010

Tres Chic

Good Afternoon, its snowing here again today, so nothing else for it, stay in doors crafting. this card is made using Joanna Sheen's dancing with shadows cd rom. i think these are the best images on the cd.
Im putting this in the CD sunday challenge 3 of a kind.
and one stitch at a time anything goes  
Keep well and warm Kevin xx

Thursday, 16 December 2010

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 81 Black & White with a splash of colour

Good Morning All, Only another few days to go and it will be Christmas,I dont know about you, but im am sick of making christmas cards now.Now for this weeks Challenge, Black and white with a splash of colour, ive used red with mine, i found this lovely glittery ribbon i think it maybe papermaina, i think it stands out well.
our sponsor for this week is       
and the prize is a set of these lovely door hangers which look beautiful when decorated
 I do hope if you have time this week that you will join in with us.i love seeing what you come up with.
I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and thank you for visiting my blog
Kevin xx

Sunday, 12 December 2010

Non Traditional colour Elf

Good afternoon to you all, I hope you are all keeping well and warm,and are ready for the Christmas holidays.  I have had a bit of luck this week, I Won a prize this gorgeous Elf stamp from Squiggles stamps. and while he looks absolutely fabulous coloured in traditonal colours I thought it would be fun to do some thing different. i have used dovecraft papers which i bought last year and didnt really use.
I am putting this card in to the Christmas creations challenge over at squiggles blog, http your creation must feature a squiggles stamp, they also are looking for some new GDT members for next year, and you never know your luck .
Take care and have a good week, Kevin xx

Monday, 6 December 2010

Tilda's Wedding day

Good evening All, well our snow has melted, so the roads are a bit safer, but it is still frezzing cold, so another day inside in the warm crafting away. This wedding card  is for next march, I want to add it to the Totally Tilda challenge which is a Love theme and also to the
Just Magnolia challenge anything goes with sparkle.
have a great week Kevin xx

Saturday, 4 December 2010

Oh Christmas Tree

Good afternoon All, I hope you are all well and keeping warm, our snow here is starting to clear, but it is still very cold, so ive been staying in  the warm, card making i just got this digi stamp from squiggle stamps i thought it was a little bit different,the backing paper is from papermaina.I added a bit of glamour dust, but its not showing up very well.  I would like to  enter this card in too
I love promarkers challenge     Christmas Trees                             
Ooh La La creations challenge   Christmas song
I love abc christmas challenge Yuletide
Have a lovely weekend Kevin xx

Thursday, 2 December 2010

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 79 Christmas Birthday

Good Morning to you All, on this cold and snowy Thursday, Its time for a new C.R.A.F.T Challenge and this week its Christmas birthday, we needed to use christmas colours, My wifes birthday is christmas day, and she likes to have a birthday card thats nothing to do with christmas. so this card wont be going to her, ive done a cracker style easel card, sorry about the photo quality but im not very good with the camara. this weeks sposor is
the winner will get a choice of a product from her stitcy bear store. I do hope you will join in with us this week as i would love to see what you come up with
stay warm and well  Kevin xx