Friday, 28 February 2014

Happy 3rd Birthday Opal

 During half term we went to visit John's family in Kent and in the 
week my niece turned 3 - I can hardly believe she's 3 !!

I used the utterly gorgeous Robyn image from Ladybug Crafts Ink and added the
 number 3 to one of the balloons - with digi stamps this is soooo easy to do.


a closer view


and here is little Opal blowing her candles out on her Peppa Pig
 cake that my friend made for her.....it was fantabulous !!
(my biggest fear was that it wouldn't make the 260 mile journey in one piece but as you can see - it did !)


Thank you for stopping by

Hugs
Susan xx


Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Happy Birthday John.....

It's my husband John's birthday today but sadly he is away with work 
so we will celebrate on Friday when he returns.

Here are the 3 cards that I made for him from Lewis, Eleanor and myself......

























Trying to achieve 3 different cards sometimes can be a challenge !!

Thanks for stopping by
Hugs
Susan xx

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

New Release New Challenge Midway Reminder....

Happy Tuesday !!

How gorgeous is the new release - I want them all.

This fortnight Kerry is feeling very generous and plus our normal winner and top 3 
she is giving you the chance to win 4 images from the new release
 by commenting on the Challenge blog which is YOUR favourite image from the new release
 - simples !!!

The challenge for this fortnight is 

'FLOWERS GALORE'

and my beautiful image from the release is Birdhouse Tree.





Thanks for stopping by
Hugs
Susan xx




Monday, 24 February 2014

Simply Stars

A clean and simple card made in two different colours....

I needed a couple of quick cards for two men and my new stamps had just arrived from Clearly Besotted so I decided to ink them up. Cards do look much better irl.
The sentiment stamp is also a new one from Paper Smooches.

A touch of blue.....


and green.....


Thank you for stopping by...

Hugs Susan xx

Sunday, 23 February 2014

50th Birthday Wishes

A card I was asked to make for a Hedgehog lover !!

I had purchased this image from Digistamp Boutique a long time ago 
and was perfect for this request. I married it up with Nitwits papers 
and a ribbon from my stash.


a closer view



Thanks for stopping by

Hugs

Susan xx

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

New Release New Challenge at Ladybug Crafts Ink

Happy Tuesday !!

Kerry has a new release for you all today - there are 12 new digital images at £1.75 each

The new release is called
'Floral Delights 3'

and plus our normal winner and top 3 
we are giving you the chance to win 4 images from the new release
 by commenting on the Challenge blog which is YOUR favourite image from the new release
 - simples !!!

The ladybugs have only seen the one image they have been given so are 
looking forward to today as much as you.

The challenge for this fortnight is 

'FLOWERS GALORE'

The image I was given is 

'Birdhouse Tree'
and I have to say I love it - already I've made 4 cards with it and all so different.




Thank you for stopping by now please do go and say hello to all my ladybug friends.

Hugs

Susan xx

Saturday, 15 February 2014

Vintage look

Happy Saturday - weather has been awful but compared to a 
lot of the UK we have been very lucky...

I have used a paper pad that I was introduced to my fellow bug Julie - and it is 
totally gorgeous....do you ever like paper that much you don't
 want to use but keep for yourself !!!

The die cut leaf was part of a gift from Julie for my birthday - I love them - the button is a SU and the beautiful crochet lace trim from Kerry at LCI.




Hope you liked my card - Celia was very happy with it.

Stay safe during this awful weather....

Hugs
Susan xx

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Pretty in Pink

Did I tell you about my new printer ?? Well it's a Canon MX925 and it prints 
on 300gsm card - I'm sooooo chuffed !! It means I can now print DP on card stock and 
use it as  my base card :0)

I found this Digi paper on Etsy and fell head over heels straight away.





I love the image and thing she is perfect for a girlie card.

I'd like to enter the following challenge

Hugs

Susan xx




Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Ladybugcrafts Ink Challenge Reminder

Happy Tuesday !!

For my card today I have chosen an image that I haven't used before Comfy Billie.
I saw this layout on Pinterest and had to give it a go as I tend to get in a rut with layouts.




Thank you for stopping by and I do hope you have your
 Valentine's cards made for your loved ones.

Take Care

Susan xx

Saturday, 8 February 2014

Love you tons

Since Christmas I have treated myself to a few new stamp sets - here is
 one that I purchased plus matching dies.

It is a Lawn Fawn set - Love you tons......I think I could use 
the separate elephants as new baby cards too.







I would like to enter the following challenges :


Thank you for stopping by
Hugs
Susan xx

Friday, 7 February 2014

Happy 40th birthday


A fortieth birthday card today - using some gorgeous papers I bought from Etsy quite some time ago but have only just 're-discovered' them.....beautiful me thinks.



I'd like to enter the following challenges : 


Wishing you a great weekend

Hugs

Susan xx

Thursday, 6 February 2014

Happy 1st Birthday Connor

Morning !!

I was asked to make a card for Lewis' drum tutor's Son's first birthday - I asked Ben what did he have in mind - 'oh I'll leave it to you bit he's a little monkey !!'

Here's my card with a little monkey - Ben loved it :0)
I chose bright colours as I thought it suited the image.



Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs 
Susan xx

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

For the One I Love - Ladybug Crafts Ink Challenge

Morning Everyone.....

The winners of  our 'CAS' challenge are over on the TLT Challenge blog - 
congratulations to you all !!

After a long break we are back with a challenge that has been set by the lovely Tams ~

'For the One I Love'

For my card today I have chosen an image that I hadn't used for a while 
'Celebrate Delight' which is perfect for anniversaries, engagement etc


a closer view



Please do go and see my ladybug friends and give them some love.

Take care and Hugs

Susan xx

Monday, 3 February 2014

Simply 14

I have quite a few 14 year old cards to make for Lewis' friends and I didn't want to be spending hours on them so I came up with a very simple card.
Using a couple of old Accucut dies that I found hidden - I die cut the numbers 
and then with a brand spanking new die MFT Blueprints 1 I die cut the tag
 - added a black brad and put it all together......simples !!





Thank you for stopping by - don't forget tomorrow the ladybugs are back with a brand new challenge.
See you then
Hugs
Susan x