Tuesday, 30 March 2010


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Hi Everyone well it's Tuesday again so that means it's ASFOS day
Our Challenge topic this week was picked by our very own Karen and she asked us to make a shaped card


Well I was really struggling for time again this week so I decided to make another bookmark, this time for Hannah's teacher,I have used the Image that Mia our sponsor kindly sent me to play with the DP is scraps from my drawer

Our wonderful sponsor this week is Mia from Aifactory


Please pop over to the Spoonfull blog and check out the Amazing creations the Girls have made,(The link is in my side bar)

Saturday, 27 March 2010

Sundays with Crissy DT Call

Hi everyone I hope your all having a fab weekend,The weather here is lovely and sunny, but can you believe the forecast is for more snow on the Hills on Tuesday.
My card today has been created for the DT call Crissy is having for a new challenge blog called Sundays with Crissy- A Digi stamp challenge blog, you can find out all about it Here

Sqigglefly baby Elephant Designed by Crissy Armstrong
Copic Ciaos
Charms from stash
Organza Ribbon and Bo Bunny Love Bandit dp from Bunny Zoe's crafts,

Thursday, 25 March 2010

Whimsy DT and Wags 'N' Whiskers challenge


My First creation today is for my Whimsy DT. I have to admit I cased this fab little bookmark from my fellow whimsy team mate Deb, if you ever need inspiration just pop on over she definitely has it in abundance.I have used my Whimsy dog and sign stamp which has been coloured in with copic ciaos, the DP is scraps of BG Granola,the fibres and clip are from my stash.

I also wanted to share some exciting news with you all today! As many of you know, Whimsy recently released a limited edition digital image stamp for our Help for Haiti fund raising efforts. Well, many customers contacted Denise to ask if she could release more digital images. And, so I’m happy to share that in just a few weeks time, Whimsy Stamps will be releasing a special, exclusive digital stamp collection! don’t worry though! Whimsy Stamps will still be carrying there existing rubber stamps and will continue to carry and manufacture new rubber stamp designs.

Right now, all of thw whimsy artists are brainstorming and creating some fabulous new designs to share with you, all in digital format. there will be sneak peeks, week beginning on Friday, April 9th and the official Whimsy Stamps digital stamp collection will be released and available to purchase on Monday, April 12th. All of our digital images will be available as automatic download zip files that will each contain a JPEG, TIF, and PNG version of the image, all at 300dpi. This will allow customers to use their preferred file format.

Wags 'N' Whiskers Challenge

My Second card I am going to enter it into the Wags 'N' Whiskers Challenge which chris is asking you to:

Pop it up!!!

Basically, add some dimension to your card or paper project.

April Showers

Well I think I have managed that lol
I have used the Cute Gemma and Bella's Spring fun stamp along with DCWV Nanas Nursery- Baby Boy, some Sunflower organza Ribbon which is just gorgeous to work with,and
some fab Hat pins and Iridescent 4mm Pearls
My Image has also been coloured with Copic ciaos

As Usual all items in Orange can be bought from Bunny Zoe's crafts,

Have a fab weekend

Tuesday, 23 March 2010


Hi Everyone well it's Tuesday again so that means it's ASFOS day
Our Challenge topic this week was picked by our very own Sonja and she has asked us all to make a bookmark.

Our wonderful sponsors this week are Laila and Lisa from Lili of the Valley
Please do go and check this store out they offer the cutest stamps at a very reasonable price too (PLEASE NOTE: THE ONLINE SHOP IS CLOSED FROM 5PM ON THURSDAY 18TH MARCH TO 9AM ON TUESDAY 30TH MARCH)

Now for my bookmark, I have actually made a card with it, the bookmark slips on and off the front panel

and then marks your page like this

Supplies MME Penny lane which you can find here at Bunny Zoe's crafts
Lili of the valley stamp
Prima flowers bought by a friends husband on a business trip (You know who you are thanks a bunch for these)
sorry for such a short post I'm up and out Early this morning (another day of shopping with my parents)

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

ASFOS and Bunny Zoe's DT card

Hi Everyone well it's Tuesday again. i just don't know where the weeks are going too, so that means it's ASFOS day,and we have a treat for you today, the Lovely Denise from Whimsy Stamps is our fabulous sponsor and some of the Whimsy Gals have even joined our team as GD this week to check all of the DT's gorgeous cards click Here
Now for our Challenge Our theme this week was picked by Me and i asked for Easter cards


For my card I have used the cute little CC designs Sweet November stamp Baby Bunnies - Chick along with the beautiful DCWV Nana's Nursery,I have coloured my image in with Distress inks which you can find Here at Bunny Zoe's crafts,
My 2 Sentiment stamps are from Whimsy the Just for you is from Whimsy Snippets Set 2 and the circular one is from the Holiday Postmarks set
you can find both Here at Whimsy stamps

Also the whimsy blog hop is still running if you haven't joined in yet you only have until tomorrow to join us click Here to join in the fun.

don't forget you can also purchase Whimsy stamps from Bunny Zoe's crafts

Sunday, 14 March 2010

Whimsy "A Spin on the Merry Go Round"

Are You Dizzy Yet!! Welcome to
Whimsy Stamps A Spin on the Merry go round

Hope you are enjoying your spin around the Whimsy DT blogs so far, hopefully you will have arrived here after visiting Maddy's Blog, if you have just jumped in here you may want to go to the start which is at Bev's Blog
You won't want to miss any of this Ride!


This gorgeous Carousel image is called spring stepping designed by the talented Crissy Armstrong! Each of the new Carousel horses come with an accessory and also some sweet sentiments designed by our own very talented, Ann Vento of Raindrop Echo Designs!

I have tried something new on this card, can you believe i have never stamped around my image before,Not sure if it's me or not!! I have also used the gorgeous swirl stamp and sentiment that come with this gorgeous Image
My Dp is from the beautiful MME Penny lane pad which you can buy here at Bunny Zoe's crafts,

I am guessing you might like to see the fabby prize on offer, well here it is........
All the new stamps plus two pieces are satin ribbon, a package of ICE sticky gems, and 10 two-tone pink Prima roses.

Whimsy online shop will also be offering a special promotion from noon EST on Sunday until noon EST on Monday. The first 25 orders placed at Whimsy, regardless of total, will receive free shipping. Shipping will be charged at checkout, but if your order was one of the first 25 orders in that 24 hour period, you will receive a shipping credit." This is a one day only special promotion during our new release!

OK it's Time to grab your horse and spin to the next stop which I believe is the very talented Janna's Blog

Don't Forget you can also purchase these cute stamps from Bunny Zoe's crafts,


The Random Winner of the gorgeous Whimsy Carousel horse Candy is

Paula Ponton

Congratulations Paula if you could please email me ( your Address so that I can arrange with Denise at Whimsy stamps for your prize to be posted on to you

Saturday, 13 March 2010

Whimsy Sneak Peak


TodayI have a special treat for you a sneak peek at the new carousel horse Proud Momma, created by Crissy Armstrong for Whimsy Stamps! This new horse will be available for purchase on Sunday in a rubber stamp set with coordinating flourish accessory and some sentiments.


I have used the gorgeous MME Penny lane Dp to make another Box card this time for my Niece

The Whimsy Design Team will have a new release blog hop tomorrow Sunday, March 14th! I can't wait for you to see all the gorgeous creations, made with these new stamps! And there will be chances, starting today, to win these new carousel horses! Your first chance is right here can enter to win this beautiful Proud Momma set, by entering your name in the linky below. The draw will close at 11am UK time tomorrow morning. I will draw a random winner and announce here tomorrow morning. Be sure to check the Whimsy DT blogs for more sneak peeks and more random blog candy throughout the weekend!

More sneak peeks and chances to win the other new stamps today are at
Deb's Blog
Ann's blog
Janna's blog

To enter to win the Proud Momma stamp set, please enter your name and blog link below. This draw closes at 11am UK time on sunday, March 14th.

Friday, 12 March 2010

New Whimsy Carousel Horses

Are you ready for a spin on the Merry Go Round?
Come and join us this Sunday March 14th (mothers day for us UK Ladies) for the latest Whimsy Blog Hop to celebrate the launch of the newest Carousel Horses designed by the talented Crissy Armstrong.
If you can't wait till then to see these gorgeous creatures pop along to the blogs below today, where you can see a sneak peek, and be in with a chance of winning one of the Gorgeous new carousel horses!

I'll be back here tomorrow with my own sneak peek and a chance to win some Delish rubbah.


Tuesday, 9 March 2010

ASFOS and Bunny Zoe's DT


Our Challenge topic this week over on ASFOS has been chosen by our very own Joanne and she has asked us to use something Recycled on your creations.I must say I had quite a bit of fun with this one and made a Circle Easel card,The cute little Image is Ebony by the Greeting Farm and you can purchase her her at Bunny Zoe's crafts,

My Recycled items are the Ribbon which was from a pair of Pj's and the cool flowers Believe it or not are punched out of a clean Coke can (just be careful when opening the can the rough edges can be sharp,)

We also have 4 new team members Paola, Ingrid, Maria and tonje joining our DT If you would like to check them out you can find all the Details on the Spoonfull blog

This week we Have another brand new Sponsor for you Kathryn from KLM Designs.

I also just wanted to let you know

Whimsy Stamps is in search of two new guest designers for April and May of 2010!

Are you a crafter looking to contribute to a design team by creating with rubber stamps? Do you love sharing your artwork with others? Are you a team player and willing work along side other designers sharing your creativity? Are you organized and able to meet deadlines? If you answered YES to these questions, Whimsy Stamps is looking for you!

They are searching for two dependable, team-oriented people who love to work and design with rubber stamps and paper! You need to have a well-maintained blog and be willing to share your Whimsy Stamps creations each week.If you fancy a shot at this have a look here


Friday, 5 March 2010

Whimsy and Bunny Zoe's DT

Today I have something a bit special to show you,I was blog hopping yesterday and saw Jacqui's beautiful creation and knew I just needed to make a one for Hannah's Birthday which is next Friday.


I have combined both my Whimsy and Bunny Zoe's DT's this week

The Beautiful Whimsy Carousel Horse is called untamed Love and is designed by Crissy Armstrong


You can find the tutorial for this fabulous and easy to make 6”x6” box on Kirstens blog the link is Here


The Beautiful Dp is MME Penny lane
Iridescent 4mm Pearls
Heart Charm and the fabulous Nellie Multi eastern oval Die which I have used to create my sentiment can all be bought from
Bunny Zoe's crafts,
everything else is from my stash

You can also now Save 20% on select Winter products at Whimsy stamps from now until the end of March or while supplies last! Sale prices are already marked on each product. No coupon code necessary.Whimsy Stamps are also now stocking Prima mulberry paper roses and bling and some charms and cherry blossoms.

Don't forget you can also purchase
Whimsy stamps from
Bunny Zoe's crafts,

Tuesday, 2 March 2010


Our Challenge topic this week has been chosen by our very own shary and she has asked us to use beads somewhere on your creations.

This week we Have a brand new Sponsor for you Di From Di's Digi Downloads Has Very kindly offered our winner 5 digi Images.Please do go and visit Di she has the cutest of images for purchase,If you click on the picture above it should take you straight there.

I have some more sad news to share with you this week Sadly both shary and sandra have decided to step down from our challenge, Due to personal reasons ,We would like to thank them both for all the beautiful cards they have created each week for this challenge,We would also like to wish them both all the best for the future.

On a lighter note some of you eagle eyed bloggers might have noticed a new face on ASFOS side bar I would like to introduce you to the very talented Marley who has agreed to join us here at A spoonfull of Sugar, we are all looking forward to seeing what marley creates each week.
Supplies: Dp Bo Bunny Love Bandit
Image from Di
Ribbon which is showing up orange (for some reason) is Pink IRL
Iridescent 4mm Pearls
everything else is from my stash.
All items in orange you can find here at Bunny Zoe's crafts,

Here are some of Nikki's Newest Arrivals:

March TGF - Shipping Now!!!
Bow Easy - Make 7 Different Bow sizes with ease!!!
New Elmit and Littlebell from In2Stamps. Also 3 cute animals.
Easter C.C. Designs
7 Individual stamps from Pink Cat Studio
Two new Nellie's Eastern Dies
NEW Spring Bildmalarna - Shipping NOW!!!
Pre-order Magnolia Hoppy Easter Collection 2010
My Minds Eye 12" x 12" Penny Lane and Bella Bella
10 of Mo Manning's most popular images
NEW 2010 Spellbinder Nestabilities
Whimsy Stamps - Mythical Collection
CHA Cosmo Cricket Mini Decks