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Tuesday, 30 September 2008


Thank you to everyone who entered a card into our challenge last week over at "A Spoon Full of Sugar". It has been so lovely to visit your blogs and see all your wonderful creations.Our challenge this week is for you to make a card using the fab sketch that has been designed by the gorgeous Camilla

We have a fabulous prize this week (see below) of a brand new sugar Nellie stamp and a selection of blooms kindly donated by the gorgeous MichelleO

For my card this week I have used the gorgeous Honey and Pip stamp, The DP are Basic Grey Figgy pudding,the flower and leaves are Prima and the buttons are from my stash.


Saturday, 27 September 2008

Cute card Thursday Meets Saturday sketches


I have made this card for 2 challenges the first is Cute Card Thursday where the brief is Lots of sparkle, The second is for sketch Saturday where the have a fab sketch to follow, for my card I have used this super cute snowman from Spiral Whisper which has been designed by the very talented Janet I have coloured him with prismacolor pencils and sansodor, The DP is Dovecraft Winter Wonderland,Card stock is from SU.The chipboard Snowflake and mountain of gems i have used are from my stash.

Wednesday, 24 September 2008

Michelle's Amazing Blog candy

My friend and fellow spoon full of sugar DT Buddy Michelle has some wonderful blog candy to celebrate nearing 25,000 hits. The stamps she is giving away are fabulous and are gorgeous little donkey's from Alota so a perfect candy from her. Rush on over to her blog to check out what you need to do to enter. While your there don't forget to look around at her beautiful work. Congratulations Michelle!

Tuesday, 23 September 2008

A Spoon Full of Sugar Challenge 18 ~ So Charming


This weeks Challenge is
So Charming
we would like you to use a charming character or Charms on your card.

We have a fabulous prize this week (see below) of a CC Design "Wintertime Fun" Stamp kit which has been very kindly donated by Bryony from Silly Monkey Crafts. This cute little set comes in a metal storage tin. Silly Monkey crafts have some great new products in stock including lots of gorgeous CherryArte Papers and CC Design stamps.




Would you like to sponsor A spoon Full of Sugar? Are you able to provide a prize for one of our forthcoming challenges in return for a link to your shop/blog? If so, we would love to hear from you. Please email either Debbie or Nikki
The DT cards are so gorgeous, pop on over and check them out, they have more photos on their blogs too with information on how their cards were made!
Supplies DP: Bo Bunny Holiday Cheer Plaid
Hanglar Image
Prima Flowers and Leaves,
Charms Brads and spacers from my stash.
Sentiment is from a see Ds set called christmas messages

Monday, 22 September 2008

Cute card Thursday Challenge 28



This week on CCT they would like to see some food on your card.there are some gorgeous ribbons from Ribbon Oasis to give to one randomly chosen winner.

This is going to be a quickie post, I have left Hannah preparing tea (chopping the veg)
I have used Katharina's Sketch 21
Supplies: K & Co Addison DP
Image I received in a swap
Ribbon from stash
SU cardstock
Back tomorrow with my DT card


Friday, 19 September 2008

Awards and a new challenge blog

I have been very lucky today and received these 2 gorgeous awards the first award is



I received this from both Nikki and Debby


i also received this award from my buddy Nikki



Thank you both so much for these fab awards It means so much to receive them from 2 fantastic crafters, if you haven't visited Debby or Nikki's blogs go check them out they are both so inspiring in the work they create,

I would like to pass these awards onto my daughter Hannah, Marlou, Cathy, and Kathy.


I would also like to tell you about a new Whiff of Joy challenge blog !! The first challenge starts on Wednesday 24th September! Click on the banner to go to the blog for all the details.
If you havn't ordered you Whiff of Joy stamps yet hurry over to WOJ and get them now

OK, one last thing My daughter Hannah and her friend zoe at Craft Monkey's have their new challenge starting today at 3:30pm GMT. Don't forget to pop on over to show your support and encourage your under 16's to join in.



Wednesday, 17 September 2008

Papertake Weekly ~ WOJ Guest Designer call


I would like to enter this card for 2 Challenges the first one being Papertake weekly where you have a fab sketch to follow from the very talented Katharina

I would also like to enter my card for Katharina's Whiff of Joy Guest Designer Call for the next two months.All you have to do is make a brand new card, project or scrapbooking page following any of Katharinas sketches. You can use any stamp brand you want. Just post your creation on your blog with a link to the Whiff of Joy Guest Designer Call

Supplies: Cherry Arte DP Princess- Corinne

Whiff of joy Image ,

Prima Flowers

Buttons Ribbon and gems from my stash.

Tuesday, 16 September 2008

Challenge 17 ~ Christmas is coming




Thanks to everyone who took part in challenge 16 . Again your cards were fabulous, and we really enjoyed visiting your blogs to see your Amazing creations.

Now for this weeks Challenge
we would love to see you make a Christmas card this week
We have a fabulous stamp Lola with bird to give away this week which has been very kindly donated by the gorgeous Lim

We have another announcement this week, The very talented Jacqui (cats whiskers) who has been a guest designer this month has agreed to become a permanent DT member,

Supplies: DP ~ Imaginisce~ snowy jo- cup of cheer and just imagine.
Prima Flowers
HH snowman
everything else is from my stash.

Friday, 12 September 2008

Cute Card Thursday


The Challenge over on Cute Card Thursday this week is to create a card using cats or dogs somewhere on your design
I have managed to tear myself away from playing catchup on prison break and stopped drooling over Wentworth Miller long enough to make my card for this weeks Challenge, Lol
Supplies: DP Basic Grey Figgy pudding
Image is a whiff of joy
Sentiment from cuddly buddly
Ribbon and brads from my stash
Prismacolor pencils and sansodor

Wednesday, 10 September 2008

Back to school


Yipee my 2 finally went back to school yesterday so i thought i would post a photo of them, I take a photo every year they go back to school and this year I can't believe how much they have grown jack will be 15 this month but he looks so grown up he must be about 6ft 1. hannah is 10 years old.


Also my good friend Nikki Is celebrating 20.000 hits and has some gorgeous blog candy up for grabs pop over to her blog and take a peak,

Tuesday, 9 September 2008

Challenge 16 ~ Nikki's Sketch


Thanks to everyone who took part in challenge 15 . Again your work was fabulous, and we really enjoyed visiting your blogs to see your Amazing creations. Don't forget to check back later today to see who has won the fab prize that was donated by Lana From Dottydocrafts



Now on to this weeks Challenge
We have a gorgeous sketch Designed by the very talented Nikki for you to follow this week

We have a fabulous prize this week which has been very kindly donated by Bryony from Silly Monkey Crafts. Silly Monkey crafts have some great new products in stock including Jolly Nation and Tim Holtz stamps and lots of new christmas papers.


We have another announcement this week
we would like to welcome the very talented Sonja
http://flatis-bastelleien.blogspot.com/who
who has agreed to be part of our Design team.

Supplies: DP Imaginisce

Image ~ Willow with lantern and the sentiment which you can find at

http://www.whiffofjoy.com/

These images are a joy to colour in.

Ribbon Gems and charm from stash.
Prismacolor pencils & Sansodor

Friday, 5 September 2008

Cute Card Thursday ~ In the pink


This week's challenge at Cute card Thursday is Pretty In PinkWe would like to see lots of pink on your cards.
They have a fabulous Martha Stamp which Charli from Inklebod stamps has kindly donated up for grabs this week.
The gorgeous DT have made some fab cards for our inspiration go check them out.
For my card I have used a sketch from Mojo monday all the dp are from my stash Image is Claudia the Artist by the fab Elisabeth Bell. Flowers are prima and flora doodle. Fiskars heart border punch

Wednesday, 3 September 2008

Papertake weekly challenge




This weeks challenge is another of Katharinas fab sketches and this week Whiff of Joy (Katharina's stamp company) are sponsoring the challenge! To be in with a chance of winning this fab stamp all you have to do is make a card using this weeks sketch.

Supplies: DP from Costco

Image : Bird House by Elisabeth Bell

Flower: Prima

Ribbon, Charm and gems from my stash

Prismacolor pencils any sansodor.


Tuesday, 2 September 2008

A Spoon Full of Sugar Challenge 15


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Thanks to everyone who took part in challenge 14 . Again the cards were all fabulous, and we really enjoyed visiting your blogs to see what you made of the 3 ribbons challenge.don't forget to check the blog later today to see who has won The fab prize that was very kindly donated by Bryony from Silly Monkey Crafts.
Now on to this weeks Challenge
We would like to challenge you make anything but a card
we have a gorgeous prize (see below) that has been kindly donated by Lana From Dottydocrafts




I have something to announce today. I am sure that you have noticed that there have been no cards from Marlou for a while. Unfortunately, Marlou, told us that she is stepping down from the DT due to personal reasons We would like to thank Marlou for all her hard work, and inspiring cards she has provided for this blog.
all the design team would like to wish you well Marlou.



I have really enjoyed this weeks challenge I wanted to make something Different , I have used an empty flora doodle box and covered this with sandylion papers called Butterfly and candy stripe. the flowers are prima the ribbons Charms and buttons are from my stash, The image I was sent by my good friend Deb


why not pop over to the blog and see the Gorgeous DT creations,which we hope will give you inspiration, and don't forget to check out their blogs for more great work.


I have also been given this fab award from the very talented Nikki
Thanks so much it means a great deal to receive this award from such a talented crafter

The Rules for the JAVABLU Award are:


1. The winner can put the logo on their blog.

2. Link the person you received your award from.

3. Nominate at least 5 other blogs.

4. Before listing the nominees give a brief reason why you chose them

5. Put links of those blogs on yours.

6. Leave a message on the blogs you have nominated.

I would like to pass this award onto my fellow Spoon Full Of Sugar DT members

Ladies you rock, each week you all produce the most Amazing work I am truly Honoured to be on the DT with you all

Monday, 1 September 2008

Friday Sketchers


This week on Friday Sketchers They have a fab sketch designed by Claudia for you to follow. They also have a great prize donated by Diana Crick from Magnolia-licous and Scor-Pal Products up for grabs this week consisting of Magnolia stamps from the "Paper-Doll Collection" and some Basic Grey Magnets so you can dress your Tilda the way you like. I really enjoyed this sketch and will definatley use it again.
Supplies : DP Papermania ~ A Wonderful Christmas Time
Image is Special Delivery from Cuddly Buddly
Everything else is from my stash.