Sunday, 30 January 2011

Tilda with a big bow

Good evening to you All, I hope you have all had a lovely weekend,Thank you all for the lovely comments you have left on my recent cards, I really appreciate you taking the time to visit, this new little Tilda turned up yesterday so I thought i would make a card with her. I used some lovely glitter card but its not showing up as nice as it looks sitting here on the table, its really sparkling. ive used papermaina rose garden backing paper, nottingham lace, marianne creatable die cut swirls and a lock and key charm.
I am putting this in to Magnolia stamp lovers challenge. Glitter
Gem of a challenge.
Ribbon & Lace
Marks finest papers challenge. Valentine
I hope you have a great week.
Kevin xx

Awarded not once but three times

Good Afternoon, I am feeling really honoured  as I have been give this Love blog Award, not once but 3 times, Thank you Hazel, Sylvie and Gemma for this lovely award.
Dear bloggers:

The aim of this action is that we bring unknown, good blogs to light, so I would ask you not to blog fellow
 bloggers that already have 3,000 follower.
This is the hard part passing it on as ALL you fellow crafting bloggers have wonderful blogs and deserve this award but rules is rules & I am passing this onto 5 bloggers that I know you will all love and want to support.
1. Caz  Caz makes such beautiful cards and all for charity.
2. Hilly Hilly makes gorgeous cards a forever friends fan.
3. Sherryn. Sherryn makesgorgeous cards and also scrapbooks.
4.Sue. Sue makes beautiful cards.
5.Maureen. Maureen makes gorgeous cards and is just so nice.

Right I am off to let them know ive tagged them, I do hope you will visit there blogs and see all there beautiful projects.
Il be back later with a card, have a good day
Kevin xx

Friday, 28 January 2011

My First DT card for the Paper Shelter

Good Evening to you All, hope you have had a good week, Its still dark and damp here, I keep hoping for some sunshine, but its a no show. This is the first card ive made for the Paper shelter, the digi stamp is called Faery Emma, isn't she sweet. ive used Dovecraft back to basic's papers Marianne creatable die cut swirls, the ribbon is actually pink but has lost its colour in the picture, flowers and sentiment from stash. I hope you will let me know what you think, Have a lovely weekend.
Kevin xx

Thursday, 27 January 2011

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 87. Gate fold card with Tag insert

Good morning to you All, another damp dark day here, I hope its better where you are. Now this weeks C.R.A.F.T Challenge is interesting, make a Gate fold card with a tag insert, I hadn't made one of these myself before, My team mate Annette has done a tutorial and this available on the C.R.A.F.T blog. I really enjoyed making this card, its always nice to try something new.

Our sponsor this week is AiFactory they have a wide range of lovely Digital stamps. and the prize is a choice of 2 of there digi stamps.
I hope you will join in with us this week, If you haven't made one of these before dont forget to pop over to the C.R.A.F.T Challenge blog for the tutorial.
Have a wonderful day .
Kevin xx

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Some Exciting News

Good Evening to you All, I have Just popped on to share my exciting news with you, I have been asked to join The Paper Shelter Design Team , Which is starting a New Challenge blog in the near future, I am very excited to be apart of it all.  and will be working along side some very talented Ladies.

The Paper Shelter Has a fabulous range of unique fun digital stamps and is well worth a visit, why not hop over there for a look.
Kevin xx

Saturday, 22 January 2011

With Love

Good evening All. I hope you have all had a good day, I want to thank everyone that left comments on my last cards, I really appreciate you taking the time to visit. Also I would like to welcome my new followers. I thought I would show this card Ive made for Heather, to cheer her up a bit, as shes a bit down at the moment,I thought this Image would put a smile on her face.  I am putting it into
I Love Promarkers challenge Keep it sweet and simple
Freshly Brewed challenge Love
Digi doodles shops best challenge Anything goes
Thanks for stopping by, Have a nice evening
Kevin xx

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Its a Boy

Good evening to you All. I hope your all well, Ive been busy crafting today, as ive got to take Heather to a hospital appointment tomorrow, and dont know when we will get back, I thought I  would post this card tonight, ive used a baby tilda stamp, the backing paper is dovecraft back to basic's, Nellie Snellen die , the other bits are from my stash. ive used a sketch from Sketch and Stash. im putting this card into
Totally Tilda challenge Baby baby
Sketch & stash sketch 53
Penny's paper crafty anything goes
Have a nice evening  Kevin xx

Sunday, 16 January 2011


Good evening All, I hope you are all keeping well. This is my first attempt at paper distressing, I must say it is fun to do. the papers ive used are papermaina Rose garden, ive also used one of my new Tilda stamps, I got for christmas.coloured with promarkers. I am entering this in to
Wags-n-whiskers challenge With Love.
Stamp something challenge Anything goes, using a rubber stamp.
Secret crafter challenge With Love.
I do hope you All have a good week and the the weather is a bit better.
Kevin xx

An Award

I have been given this award from a dear friend Sherryrn, Thank you Sherryrn, I feel chuffed to bits. I have to pass it on to 5 others who's blogs I like to visit, this is really hard, as i love visiting everyones blogs. after alot of thought, here are the 5.

Jacky.  Paddington fan, she has a lovely blog and is a team mate of mine over at CRAFT challenge.

Tilly . She makes such wonderful cards .

Cindyc2. she is a new blog buddy of mine and I love her work.

Deb gem . An old docraft friend, with a fabulous blog full of fabulous cards.

Alison. another new blog buddy of mine. I love her work .

They are all very talented. and there blogs are a pleasure to visit. please pop your blog awards in your side bars Ladies.

I am ment to say 3 things about myself that you don't know . but i did 8 on the last award I was given, so you can look at the older post if you wish :o)
Kevin xx

Friday, 14 January 2011

Super Girl

Good Afternoon to you All, Its still raining here, its been miserable weather all week, so making some nice bright and cheery cards makes the days a bit better. ive used a penny black image, the backing paper was free with a mag, some time ago, the sentiment was from the same mag.
I am putting this in Oldie but goodie Challenge.      Bright and cheerful
Top tip tuesday challenge.     Anything goes
craft your days away challenge.    Any thing goes              
I hope you All have a lovely weekend  Kevin xx

Sunday, 9 January 2011


Good evening to you All, we have been lucky enough to have had a bit of sunshine today, it was still very cold but bright, which made a pleasen't change. this afternoon I sat and made this card, using a new cd rom called Waters edge by Design house, it was one of my christmas pressies. I love this kingfisher image.
I am putting it into Card Patterns challenge Sketch
also CD Sunday Challenge New Year - New to you
and Craft your days away  Any thing goes
I hope you All have a great week

Friday, 7 January 2011

Baby Tilda

Good Afternoon everyone,its a very wet and dark day here today, so ive been crafting, I did get to go craft shopping yesterday and got some great new stash, but haven't used any of for this card lol. I got this baby tilda stamp last year, sounds like along time ago now, doesn't it. the backing paper is DCWV spring stack, and ive used marianne creatables die to frame the baby, ive used glammer dust on the babys wings and on the paper roses, although its not showing up very well.
I am putting this in to the Totally Tilda challenge Ribbon and roses.
and also Aifactory challenge New beginings
I do hope the weather is better where you are, Have a great weekend
Kevin xx

Thursday, 6 January 2011

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 84. Sketch Challenge

Good Morning All, I hope you have all had a good start to the new year, and I would like to say thank you to everyone that have left me comments on my last cards, and say welcome to my new followers.
Well its Thursday so time for a new C.R.A.F.T Challenge, This week we have a Sketch Challenge. I Have used one of Meljen's digi stamps, coloured with promarkers,the papers are DCWV .
This weeks sponsor is
The prize this week, is a choice of 4 of Meljen's gorgeous stamps. I do hope you will join in with us this week.
Happy Crafting Kevin xx

Monday, 3 January 2011

A Little Cat & Mouse

Good Morning All, I hope you have had a good weekend, I have been busy trying to tidy my craft room, I think i really need a bigger room lol.
This is a card I made for a friends birthday, ive used backing paper from a Designs on disc cd rom called beautiful backing papers, the cat and the mice are from penny black, and the ribbon is dovecraft.
I am putting this card into stampinbs Challenge Celebrate
and CD Sunday challenge Check it out
and catchthe bug blog Challenge anything goes
I hope you All have a good week
Kevin xx

Saturday, 1 January 2011

New Year Birthday

I want to wish you all a Very Happy and Healthy New Year and All the best for 2011. This Birthday card ive made using a penny black image,and ive embossed the backing papers using cuttlebug embossing folders. im putting it in to Aifactory challenge Elegance.                     
 ThePlay date Cafe Colour challenge.
One stitch at a time Anything goes.
Thank you to all of you that have become followers and all those that leave kind comments for me, you are all wonderful. Happy Crafting.
Kevin xx