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Thursday, 31 July 2008

Penny Black Saturday


Challenge 7 - Down on the Farm!!
this week they would like you to use images of anything you would find down on the farm!
as always its entirely up to you what you make - card, atc, altered art etc.. as long as it features
at least on penny black image.
This week there are some fabulous stickers for one lucky winner up for grabs

Supplies: PB Image kindly sent to me by the gorgeous Trina

Dp: Karen Marie Klip

Prima flowers

Brads and spacer beads from stash

ribbon from stash

Prismacolour pencils and sansodor.


Tuesday, 29 July 2008

Just for Fun

The Very naughty Shary(Lol) Has been using these ever so cute Alota stamps on her blog, If you haven't visited her blog before go check it out her cards are Amazing. After seeing these cute bugs on shary's blog I had to place an order with Helena at Alota rubber stamps and wow what great service, it took less than a week for my order to arrive.

Supplies: DP Crate and Basic Grey Lily


Flowers: Prima + Hero Arts.


Brads Wire and Beads are from my stash.


Prismacolour pencils and Sansodor



A Spoon Full of Sugar Challenge 10 Animal Magic


Thanks to everyone who took part in challenge 9. Again the cards were all fabulous, and we are really enjoying visiting your blogs, don't forget to check back later today to see who has won the gorgeous stamp kindly donated to us by the Gorgeous Lim.
Now onto this weeks Challenge
Animals
we would love you to make a card with an animal somewhere in the design.
We have one of the new release High Hopes stamps "Henry the great" to send to one randomly chosen winner this week. The stamp has very kindly been donated by Bryony from Silly Monkey Crafts. Silly Monkey Crafts have the Sarah Kay stamps in stock and also lots of the new High Hope releases.


Don’t forget you must include at least one Sugar Nellie, Rachelle Anne Miller, Sarah Kay, High Hopes or a Hanglar Image somewhere on your design.
Supplies: Sandylion paper
Sugar nellie Image Kindly sent to me by Deb
Craft work Buttons
Charms and Adhesive stones from stash.

Saturday, 26 July 2008

Cute Card Thursday and an Award


Challenge 20 over on Cute Card Thursday is
Things that grow!
The obvious things would be plants etc but really there are lots more things that grow
Supplies: Planting some love stamp
everything else from my stash
Prismacolour pencils and sansodor.



I have also been given this fab Wylde Women award from Nikki, Zoe Natalie and Tracy (Ella Bella),
Thank you so much ladies it actually warms my heart to receive this Award from 3 very talented crafters.
The rules of this award are:1. You can give it to one or one hundred or any number in between - it's up to you. Make sure you link to their site in your post.2. Link back to this blog site www.tammyvitale.com so Tammy can go visit all these wonderful women.and remember the Purpose of the Award: To send love and acknowledgment to women who brighten your day, teach you new things and live their lives fully with generosity and joy. so I would like to pass this Award onto all the young crafters who have been joining in with the challenges over on
Hannah and Zoe's blog


Tuesday, 22 July 2008

Spoon Full of Sugar Challenge 9 - Sketch


Thanks to everyone who took part in challenge 8. We were totally overwhelmed by the amount of people who have joined in this week. Again the cards were all fabulous, and we are really enjoying visiting your blogs, don't forget to check back later today to see who has won the gorgeous prize kindly donated to us by Silly monkeys crafts
Challenge 9 Sketch

we have a fab sketch Kindly created for us by the very talented Katharina if you haven’t paid her a visit pop over and take a look at her fab blog, and wish her well on her new adventure whiff of joy
If you don't have an oval for this challenge please feel free to use a circle We have some fantastic blog candy to send one randomly chosen winner this week which has been kindly donated by the Gorgeous Lim


Don’t forget you must include at least one Sugar Nellie, Rachelle Anne Miller, Sarah Kay, High Hopes or a Hanglar Image somewhere on your design.


Supplies: DP- DCWV The Christmas stack
Honey with gifts and merry Christmas stamps which you can buy from Funky Kits
Charms and ribbon from stash
Cricut + Jasmine cartridge


Blog candy and an Award

Ila has some fab Brand new Magnolia stamps on offer as blog candy,If you haven't visited Ila's blog pop over and take a peak you won't be disappointed she is a very talented lady. all you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is to spread the word.


I have also received this lovely award from Kathy You must stop by her blog and have a look around!! Her creations are just beautiful. Thanks so much Kathy you have made my day:)


1. Only 5 people allowed.
2. 4 have to be dedicated followers of your blog
3. One has to be someone new or recently new to your blog and live in another part of the world.
4. You must link back to whoever gave you the award. Quite simple really it is a way of saying thank you to those who take time out for wonderful comments to boost your day.
OkayI have dedicated this award to.....
Deb
Maria
Andrea
Ella Bella
Nixe07 Germany



Friday, 18 July 2008

Cute Card Thursday - Animals Only


The theme this week on Cute Card Thursday is
Animals Only
That means you mustn't use any image with people in it.
I had this fab image sent from Heather in an image swap and it was perfect for the challenge.
Once again There is some fabulous blog candy for one lucky participant who will be chosen at random next week!
Please pop over and check out the design teams work, they have made fantastic cards as usual and you can find more ideas and inspiration on their blogs.

Supplies used: Dp from costco
Image from Heather
Prismacolour pencils + Sansodor
Hardware and ribbon from stash.

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

A Spoon Full of Sugar Challenge 8

Thanks to everyone who took part in challenge 7, Again the cards were all fabulous and we are really enjoying visitingyour blogs, don't forget to check back later today to see who has won the Gorgeous Sugar Nellie stamp.
Now onto this weeks challenge
One for the Girls
we had boys last week so we couldn’t leave out the girls,We would like you to make a Girlie inspired card.
As of this week we now welcome you to use the cute Sarah Kay and High Hopes stamps in our challenges
We have some fantastic blog candy to send one randomly chosen winner this week, which Bryony from Silly Monkey Crafts has kindly donated. Silly Monkey Crafts have the Sarah Kay stamps in stock and are also taking pre-orders for the new High Hope releases.


High Hope releases.
2 sheets of Karen Foster 'bubbles' paperHigh Hopes Stamp 'Good Clean Fun'

Supplies: DP from Costco

Sarah Kay Image

Prima Flowers

Brads, Spacer Beads,Gems & charm From stash.


Sunday, 13 July 2008

Penny Black Saturday & Cute Card Thursday + an Award

I have entered this card into 2 challenges
The first is for Penny Black Saturday where there is a Fab sketch to follow,
My second challenge is for, Cute Card Thursday
all they ask is you make a card for a child.
Both challenges have some fab prizes on offer this week
Supplies: DP from a bundle i bought at Costcos on saturday (350 double sided DP) for £20 they are gorgeous
Image: Penny Black
Flora Doodles ,Prima Flowers and brads from stash
Prisma pencils and sansodor


I also received this award from the very talented Camilla, Thanks so Much.


If you haven't visited her blog then you are missing out on a real treat camilla is one very talented lady so pop over and have a look you won't be dissapointed.
I would like to pass it on to 2 very talented young Ladies
I think Myself and Nikki had better watch out for these 2 up and coming crafters

Friday, 11 July 2008



My 10 year old daughter Hannah and her friend Zoe have a challenge blog called Crafty Monkey's which runs every fortnight. If you don't have the appropriate stamps for our topics we welcome and look forward to seeing your hand drawn work. Please help us spread the word and tell your friends and family. If you could post a message on your blog this would be gratefully appreciated. Hugs,




Andrea has some fantastic blog candy to send to one randomly chosen lucky winner. there are some stamps from the Sea + Summer 2008 range, card blanks, papers, flowers and some scrummy self adhesive buttons. why not pop over and have a look at andreas fab blog and while your there enter her candy draw.
shary has some exciting !! she has been asked by Helene from Alota stamps to be on her Design Team. So......to celebrate she offering in the way of blog candy a brand new Alota stamp called Springtime Bugs , which Helene kindly gave shary a duplicate of to do this. and shary will also throw in some more images too.



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Thursday, 10 July 2008

Tilda & Co


Tha Challenge this week over at Tilda & co Is thinking of others
Now this could be an altered gift, a Card Set, ( not just a card on its own) It could be a Mini Book, it could be anything! As long as it is a gift for somebody, as we all send out little raks to crafting friends or gifts to them, and then there's our family's – so i thought it would be nice that this week, we are “ thinking of others” and what we can make for them to put a smile on there face.
As Always your work must include at least 1 Magnolia Stamp
So for this challenge i have made this bag for Hannahs Teacher as a leaving present as she will be going into year 6 next term as you can see he is male which i find really hard buying male teachers presents, we are going to fill the bag with popcorn a bottle of lager and some chocolate,Hope he like's it!!
Supplies DP Overton house Designs Mint Espresso
Magnolia stamps
Prismacolour pencils and sansodor.

Tuesday, 8 July 2008

A Spoon Full Of Sugar Challenge 7



Thanks to everyone who took part in challenge 6, Again the cards were all fabulous and we are really enjoying visiting your blogs, don't forget to check back later today to see who has won the gorgeous candy from Silly Monkey crafts.
Now onto this weeks challenge
One for the boys
We would like you to make a Male inspired card.
remember you need to use a Rachelle Anne Miller, Sugar Nellie or a hanglar image.
The gorgeous Camilla has very kindly donated A sweet art ebony stamp called Giddy up as the prize for this weeks challenge,

For this card i have used one of Katharinas amazing sketches
Supplies DP from stash
Hanglar image
Buttons, Bugs, charm and ribbon from stash
Cricut and Cricut design studio
Prismacolours and sansodor

Fabulous Candy Offers!
Fran has some fabulous candy offers up for grabs on her blog...to find out more pop over and take a look....you'll also be in for an inspirational treat.
Claudia (Pretty Pressings) is also offering a fabulous selection of candy.you will be so inspired with her gorgeous creations!
Ila is helping celebrate a launch of new High Hopes stamps by giving away a fabulous set of them! The really fab bit is that Ila has already created a beautiful card and has it on her blog.
Deb Has Blog Candy to celebrate her Blogoversary ( a couple of weeks ago), her birthday ( a week ago) and her counter very close to 30,000 hits!
If you fancy a treat pop over to these blogs you won't be disappointed this is one talented bunch of ladies.

Saturday, 5 July 2008

Penny Black Saturday & Friday sketchers


I am going to enter this card into 2 challenges
The 1st is for Penny Black Saturday
Challenge 4 -
Buttons & Brads
Your cards must feature at least one or preferably both
Don't forget you must include at least 1 PB stamp or image and its entirely up to what you make - card, atc, altered art etc..
This week they have a fabulous CD to give away to one lucky winner chosen at random which has been kindly donated by Funky Hand
The second is for Friday Sketchers
There is a fab sketch to follow from Carole and a great stamp to win which has been donated by Crafty Kraft's
If you haven't visited the shop before go check it out they have some fab things in stock
Supplies: Penny Black Image given to me by my good friend Nikki
DP: not sure who it is by
Flowers: Prima & flora Doodles
Brads charm and Buttons from stash
Prismacolour pencils & Sansodor

Wednesday, 2 July 2008

Camilla's Blog candy & fab Award


I have made this card to enter into the very talented Camilla's 10,000 hits blog candy all You have to do is make a card based on a fab sketch, why not hop over to her blog and take a look around at the Beautiful cards she creates

Supplies: DP Crate- Kaitlin collection Bubbly&Notebook
Stamp: Sarah Kay a kiss for Chloe
Flowers brads and Charm from stash
Prismacolour pencils & sansodor


My very good Friend Nikki has awarded me this gorgeous new award, Thank you so much you know I love the work you do, If you haven't visited Nikki's blog hop over and take a peek, you won't be disappointed her work is truly gorgeous.

Thanks again Nikki

I would like to pass this award onto the very talented Camilla her work is absolutely awesome, go check out her blog

Tuesday, 1 July 2008

A Spoon Full Of Sugar Challenge 6


Thanks to everyone who took part in challenge 5, the cards were all fabulous and we are really enjoying visiting your blogs don't forget to check later today on A Spoon Full Of Sugar to see who has won the gorgeous candy from Crafty Krafts.

Now onto this weeks challenge
Circles
All you have to do is make a card with a circle somewhere in the design, could be on the paper or the greeting or whatever else you can think of as long as it has a circle on.

We have some fantastic blog candy to send one randomly chosen winner this week, which Bryony from Silly Monkey Crafts has kindly donated.


Prize includes: 3 sheets of Bazzill cardstock 3 Bugs in a Rug - Luke and Lola range – Swing, Bottle and Blanket 3 Bugs in a Rug – Chaos and confusion – pink alphabet cardstock stickers 3 Bugs in a Rug – Tickled Pink Design Board Rachelle Anne Miller stamp - Lily – Taking Care Magnolia stamp – 3 hearts



Supplies used: DP - K & Co K-Ology Addison
Flowers: Prima.
Spacers, brads & Mother of pearl flowers from stash
Cozy Nellie Stamp
Prismacolour pencils & sansodor