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Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Teddybo Tuesday & Darcy

Hi Crafty Bloggers

I have been having lots of fun crafting !! though the stamp monster is on holiday too and has been up to his usual naughty self. The dog our greyhound Suzie has Magnolia stamped on her  belly lol !! the only reason it was the dog as I managed to escape at the time !! Anyway it's Teddybo Tuesday which means lots of new graphics to play with !! They are all so great !! and the current challenge is Pearls & Swirls !!!



and if you don't know yet they have lots of cool products on sale there too !!!

I had a play with a Darcy diaries image as they are just to gorgeous to resist lol . This one is called sister love and is just perfect for Mothers Day .



I have been playing with the cricut again and made a lovely frame with a cat !! , these gorgeous flowers and bunting !! I used these Basic Grey papers so lovely !!


At the bottom of the paper I tried a lace stamp from Kaisercraft which I emboseed I think it looks really cool !! I did it on the inside too !

I would love to enter my creation into the following  Crafty Challenges

Paperplay Challenges - week 8 - for a mother
Creatalicious Challenges -  31 - All about Lace

I shall be back for fairytale Friday!! and some candy for my followers ;0)
 Bye for Now

Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx

Recipe
Sister love printed onto 200gsm Create & Craft Card.
Cardstock - Basic Grey Sublime . Coredinations White .
Mediums - Prismacolor pencils & sansodor.
Tools - Cricut paper Trimmer . Cricut expression with Cindy Loo & Flower Shoppe cartridge. Dovecraft heat Tool.
Embellishments - Pearls and tiny white roses from WOC. Butterfly charm and ribbons from eBay. Corners & Swirl  from a friend ! Lace stamp from Kaisercraft with memento ink and Ranger fine  clear embossing powder.

Monday, 27 February 2012

Friends !!

Hi Crafty Bloggers


I am off work for two weeks Whoopee !!! I am having a lovely lazy morning ;0). I have made a joy fold card . Can't believe I have not tried this one yet !! I have used Cuddly Siblings they are so great to colour !! I love the ruffles in her dress !  I have used the swirly butterfly and swirl Doohickeys and I have cut out the letters from my Cindy Loo cartridge with my cricut !






I really like how the swirl fits around the stopper for the card to open !! Here is the inside it's so pretty ;0)


I shall leave the recepe underneath and I would like to enter my creation into the following super challenges

 TOMIC - #38 - Friendship + Doohickey !
Totally Tilda Challenges Blog - #41 - Tilda with Die Cuts & Punches
Allsorts Challenge Blog - Week 143 - It's Your Choice

Hope you are all having a great start to the week !! Bye For Now
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx

Recepe
Magnolia Cuddly siblings from Sweet Crazy Love Collection stamped with memento black ink onto 200gsm Create & Craft card .
Mediums - Prismacolor Pencils blended with sansodor. Wild Honey Distress Ink Pad & Blending Tool
Tools - Cuttle bug with Doohickey dies & Spellbinders circles . Cricut Expression with Cindy Loo Cartridge .Cricut Paper Trimmer .Hobbycraft paper corner punch.
Card stock - Kaisercraft Lil Primrose Paper pad . Coredinations White.
Embellishments - Ruffle & Lemon ribbon from eBay . Pearls from WOC

Friday, 24 February 2012

Fairytale Friday

Hi Crafty bloggers

Are you all looking forward to the weekend I certainly am I finish  work on Saturday night for 2 weeks not going anywhere but looking forward to spending lots of time with my family and doing lots of crafting !! and maybe cleaning my oven lol .Well what's been going on at Teddybo Towers why not pop over and see !! at Fairytale Friday !! Our current challenge is SWIRLS & PEARLS !. I have chosen Teddybo_181 to play with.





I have used prismacolor pencils to colour him. I used a very pale blue as a shadow around him.
I put Bunny Bo onto a tag and I put these gorgeous little pinwheels and corners on using my cricut with craftroom exclusives !





 I got some super inspiration for the tied ribbon from this super crafter Dena. I have also used one of my favourite doohickey dies for the swirls and these gorgeous papers again from My Minds Eye. Lastly lots of wee pearls and pretty blossoms from WOC. I Hope you like it ! Sorry no recipe today  I must dash as off to work !! Any questions please ask !

 Thanks so much for visiting !!
Lots of Crafty Hugs
 Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Swirls & Pearls !!!

Hi Crafty Bloggers

Just a quick post to tell you about the wonderful new Challenge at Teddybo SWIRLS & PEARLS which runs for the next fortnight !! Team B have some amazing creations for you to have a look at !! Why not check out the  new graphics & products  on sale in the shop ! 
 


Hope your all having a super week

 Crafty Hugs Kirsty-Anne ;0)

Sunday, 19 February 2012

Tilda Sending Love letter !

Hi Crafty Bloggers

How are you all ? Well I survived the dentist though you could have scraped me off the floor ! I  need another filling too !! but I have booked it in a couple of weeks lol ! I managed to get a Sunday off whoop whoop so got to play !! I have not had a chance to colour this sweetie yet ! All those curly locks .  My daughter has a natural curl and her hair is so pretty when she uses the hair dryer attachment thingy it goes into lovely curls where mine is to heavy and thick !!


 I am just loving pink & greens at the moment ! One of my favourite D'T'S has recently coloured her in these colours and I thought wow I must have a go ;0). I have made these flowers ad pinwheels using my cricut !


This was a quick one for me I just added this gorgeous ruffle ribbon with another ribbon in the centre and a large pearl brad !

I shall leave the recipe underneath and I would like to enter my creation into the following Super Challenges !!

TOMIC # 37 - "3-2-1" Recipe - 3 Magnolia Papers , 2 or more embellishments - Flowers, Ribbon, bow & Pinwheels  1- Tilda with love letter.
Allsorts Challenge Week 142  - Anything Goes
Sirstampalot February Challenge - In The Garden

 Well I am working tomorrow and then off Tuesday so hope to catch up on your blogs then !!! Thank you so much for visiting and Hi to my new followers ;0)

Lots of crafty Hugs Kirsty-Anne xx

Recipe
Tilda with Love letter from Sweet Crazy Love Collection stamped with memento black ink onto 200gsm smooth craft card .
Medium - Prismacolor & Derwnt Pencils blended with sansador. Distress ink pad Aged Mahogany .
Card stock Mixture of Magnolia Papers & Coredinations White.
Tools - Cricut Expression 2 with Cindy Loo Cartridge & Craftroom exclusives pinwheels , Cricut Paper Trimmer. Cuttlebug with Fence Doohickey Die . Cropodile.
Embellishments - Blossoms and Large pearl brad from WOC. Ribbons , Liquid pearls & Stardust stickles from eBay. Cheesecloth.

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Teddybo Tuesday - Happy Valentine's Day MWAH !!!!!

Hi Crafty Bloggers

I have posted this super early as I am going to the dentist this morning for a new filling as it decided to fall out when I was at work !! You can't really see it but it just feels horrible as you know there is something missing lol !.  I HATE the dentist but I force myself lol !!!  Anyway it's Teddybo Tuesday which means there are lots of new images to colour and play with !!!!  It's also Challenge No 25 - Love is in the Air      which runs  until the 19th !  I have used this super new graphic called Teddybo_179_flying .
 Chocks away Ginger !!!!

Totally Spiffing !!!
He is just so cool to colour !! I think these papers make this card ! I adore these they are from My Minds Eye !!


 I have made a Joy fold card  and I can't believe I have not tried that style before. I like it because it's fun to decorate all the panels .  I hope you like it and I will leave the recipe underneath !!

Here are all the gorgeous graphics in store this week and also how exciting that you can now buy other fantastic goodies like distress ink markers which you can pre order .They are so reasonably priced and free shipping in the UK !!  There will be lots coming soon to so don't forget to pop back from time to time and take a look ;0) Have you seen the bunny below is soooo cute ;0)



 Well if you are on your own this Valentines Day think yourself lucky you don't have to put up with things like snoring and you get the bed to yourself !  lol so get the choccies out and enjoy !!  and if your not on your own I hope you have hinted that much that you get spoiled and get what you like ! I was lucky this year lol the stamp monster gave me a hand made Teddy called Russ it's so tiny and so cute !!

Bye For Now

Hope you all have a great day  !!

Crafty Hugs & Kisses MWAH !!!!

Kirsty-Anne ;0)

Recipe
Teddybo _179 flying printed onto 200gsm Craft & Create Card . Sentiments from pink petticoat & Cuddly Bunny .
Mediums - Prismacolor & Derwent pencils & Distress ink Pads .
 Card Stock - Bazzill Kraft Card MME Love me paperpad.
Tools - Cricut paper trimmer Cricut Expresssion 2 with Cricut Craftroom Basics for heart shape.
Cuttlebug and standard circles dies . Magnolia Doohickey cloud , Flag & Lovely Heart Lace Dies.
Embellishments - Tatting Thread & Off cut ribbons from eBay.





Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Spring with Summer Garden Angel !!

Hi Crafty Bloggers

Hope your week is going great I am relieved the teenagers exams are finished and she is back to her normal cheerful self !!! and the sun is shining away this morning it's lovely crisp and fresh out there !! I have been playing with the cricut craftroom again and finally got some cartridges took me forever to save up !! lol . I have picked  a LOTV stamp called "Summer Garden Angel" I just love her wings and hair so much fun to colour !!



I have used Theresa Collins Exclusives for the background trellis and the shape ! I also used Kasiercraft lil primrose papers I am loving the greens and pinks !! I used my prismacolor pencils and liquid pearls .



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I have made all these wondeful flowers using the flower shoppe cartridge and the papers for the front and for the inside ! So pretty and fun to make.

Here is the main picture



I added this banner using the sentiment that came with the stamp and I finished with this paper bow and organza ribbon with pearl brad to hold it together !

Here is a texture shot lol


I would like to enter my spring card into the following super challenges
Lilis Little Fairies - Spring Colours Week 5
Allsorts - February Free & Easy Pt1 - Week 140
Paperplay - Week 5 - Get In Shape

Sorry no recepe must dash to work lol Any questions ask away!

Lots of Crafty Hugs Kirsty-Anne ;0) xxxxx

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Teddybo Challenge Love Is in The Air !!!

Hi Crafty Bloggers

Hi How are you all ? We never got any snow here but it has been really cold ! Just as well we have Valentine's Day on the way to cheer us up and a new Challenge at Teddybo !! It's the perfect theme of love is in the air use one or more hearts you have 2 weeks to enter ends 19th February ! I have used loads lol ! There are so many cute pictures of Bo & Bea together it's hard to choose !! I went for Teddybobea_104.   It's called cuddle up close !.  There is a wee story here so grab a cuppa lol and no chocolate biscuits !! I have been munching lots since I have stopped smoking I seriously need to sort myself out lol or my tummy will be bigger than Bo's !!




I have made this card for my mum she has been on her own since I was a teenager and a family friend and her have got together and he has moved in and is now part of the furniture ! lol They are smitten it's just so great as my Mum is really happy !! This image reminds me of them as Bo
has a cheeky wee face just like him !  So I thought this would be perfect !!

I used these gorgeous papers and sentiments by pink petticoat !!


I have used cricut craftroom basics for the hearts ! I have made a swing for them to sit it on lol and I have added this cool Stampin Up Hearts Treat Cup ! I filled it with Jelly Beans ! I had to hide the tub until my day off !(Teenager would have scoffed them )  Yesterday I took out the colours I needed and then the Stamp Monster ( my Fella) took a huge handful and put them in his mouth all at once ! He is a such spoil sport you are supposed to guess the flavours one at a time  lol !!  
Here is what it looks like when top is pulled out hard to photograph !!



I shall leave the recipe underneath and hope you can join in too !! There are so many cool images this week !!



I wonder too what the Stamp Monster has got me for Valentine's,  he tells me it is a surprise and that worries me lol as you just never know what the cheeky monkey is up to !! he keeps saying I think you will really like it !

Lots of Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xxx

Recepe - Teddybobea_104 printed onto 200gsm Create & Craft Card.
Card stock -Pink Petticoat pretty little hearts & Tiny sweetheart sentiments
Mediums - Prismacolor pencils , distress ink pads .
Tools - Cricut expression 2 , cricut paper trimmer . cropadile , Cuttlebug & Craft Concepts Embossing folder - more dots.
Embellishments - Berisford double satin cream ribbon from Remnant Kings Sewing Shop . Lace offcuts & Stampin Up Heart Treat Cups from ebay. Tiny roses & large pearl brad from WOC.

Friday, 3 February 2012

Fairytale Friday & An Anniversary Card

Hi Crafty Bloggers


Hope it's warmer where you are it has been snowing here on and off and it's my wee face that gets it hate having a red nose lol !! It's Fairytale Friday I love Colette's post it just makes me laugh so much pop on over for a giggle . There is just a few days left to enter the current challenge too which is Anything goes !! I made this card for a colleague who is surprising her hubby with a trip to Thailand for their Silver Anniversary ! I picked  Teddybo_171 don't you just love his little smile !!


It's so hard to make a card for a man and not to put flowers on it lol !! but I did anyway lol !! Well just on the paper '0)



There is a mix of gorgeous papers from firstly Raspberry Road they are called FaithHopeLove which is the frame which I have cut and layered with pop dots for dimension. Then the stripey papers are freebies I found when visiting one of my favourite blogs  So pretty ;0) . I have used these gunmetal snaps to add a bit of a male element and |I popped in some beautiful blue gems from WOC. The stamps I have used and embossed are from Papermania Anniversary Collection ! . I am having so much fun embossing at the moment !!  The heart and circles I used are from cricut craftroom !  I shall leave the recipe underneath ! Thanks for visiting and I hope you are all looking forward to the weekend ;0)

Lots of Crafty Hugs
Kirsty-Anne

Recipe
Teddybo_171. Raspberry Road & Freebie Papers printed onto 200gsm create & Craft Card .
Base made from Coredinations Basic White
Mediums - prismacolor pencils blended with sansador. Spun Sugar & Broken China  Distress Ink Pad
Tools - Cricut expression 2 with craftroom . Cricut Paper Trimmer
Embellishments - Blue gems from WOC. Lace off cuts & Making Memories snaps from eBay. Tatting thread from a friend !