Saturday, 17 December 2011


O my what a week, sorry but there is no card to show this week i have just been so busy, i had a lovely birthday last week my parents came up from Chester to stay the weekend then hubby took me to York for a few days which was lovely, i came back to find that i had won top 3 in the cutie pie challenge which was brilliant news as i have never won anything like that before, and i am so proud to get my top 3 badge ,  hope you are all ready for Christmas, i am just about getting there now i think although i still have cards for the family to do,  i think i will start much earlier next year
Lots of hugs Lorna xx

Thursday, 8 December 2011

Xmas Dancer

Good morning   i hope you are all  fit & well  today
Where are the weeks going  i can't believe its almost Christmas i am so far behind with  everything, i still have shopping to do and cards to make and i still haven't got my tree up , luckily I'm off work now until 17th so i can get some things done .   my lovely hubby is taking me to york at the weekend for a few days for my birthday so i am really looking forward to that
anyway enough waffling and on to my card ...... I was asked to make this card for a little girl , " pink again " lol.... ( sorry the colour of pic isn't brilliant on this )


LOTV stamp and coloured with Pro Markers
Backing paper off ~ Beatrix Potter a winters tail Cd
Wide ribbon ~ from stash
The greeting was done on the computer
Stickles ~ Diamond
Go create ~ dies
Snowflake die
Pearls  from stash

Thank you for visiting my blog today and for all your lovely comments
please come back again soon

Hugs Lorna xx

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges  ...The cutie pie challenge

Sunday, 27 November 2011

Pretty in Pink

Hello and thank you for your visit today
I think i've just about recovered from my girlie weekend away at center parcs last weekend,we had a fab time chilling out and going to the spa and of course  lots of eating and drinking ...O dear  all those calories  ,    anyway on to my card

My card this week is for a little girl who loves "Pink"  i decided to go for a LOTV  image for this, i was told that it was her favorite card  (how sweet) and she wouldn't put it down she wanted to keep hold of it all the time ( how funny) ....hope i stuck everything on wel           


LOTV stamp ....this is one of my favorites and coloured with Pro Markers
Backing Papers from Polka doodles Cd
Woodware Border punch - hearts
Go Create layering Dies
The greeting was done on the computer
Embellishments from my stash

Thank you for visiting my blog today and for all your lovely comments 
 please come back again soon

Crafty Hugs Lorna xx

 I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
        I love Pro Markers
                     LOTV Thursday Challenge
Divas by design

Saturday, 12 November 2011

Good morning

Yea its the weekend and i have got a full day of crafting "lovely" we are having new kitchen work tops fitted so i'm hiding away in my craft room and staying well out of the way  lol
i have quite a few cards to make this week as i'm off to center parc's next Friday on a girlie weekend  - can't wait

well my card today is one that i have entered into a challenge over at do crafts...(Incy's ) the theme is "cute" and pink & green , i  just love these colours together

My Ingredients are

This cute stamp is from stamposaurus and coloured with pro-markers
Green check backing paper from cupcake crafting - "garden delights"  Cd
Pink paper from Polka Doodles - " sundae of seasons" Cd
Nesties hearts die
Marianne creatables -tags  die
Distress inks- victorian velvet & Milled lavender
Flowers , card candy and tiny pearls from my stash

Thank you for your visit today ..... i would love you to come back again soon
have a lovely day

Hugs Lorna xx

Sunday, 6 November 2011

My card today

Hi everyone
Well i think I've just about recovered from a very hectic but fabulous day at the NEC on Saturday, it was my first time there and i had a brilliant time but sadly didn't manage to have time for watching any demos ,the day just seem to fly,but i got some lovely new goodies and managed to get some bargains too

My card today is for my Dads birthday, he is a very keen golfer and although he is 84 he still manges to play golf 2 - 3 times a week ....  hope you like it

 decided to go for a distressed look for this one

                                            **************************************The Backing papers are a free download
The image is from Hinny Bops  " for the men in your life Cd "
I stamped the greeting and layered it onto gold mirri card
I have also used Old paper & Antique Linen Distress inks
Ribbon & card candy from stash 
        Thank you for your lovely visit please call back soon
              Hugs   Lorna xx

Saturday, 29 October 2011

Hello everyone

A big hello to everyone
hope you are all well ,on this chilly Autumn day up here in the north east
i am very new to all this blog stuff but really enjoying it so far , i have been told that its very addictive and O boy they are quite right
I hope to start entering some challenges soon, when i figure out how too, I'm still a bit unsure about that bit
my card today is for my Great niece's first birthday
my family and i are off to her little party bash, that should be fun with lots of little one year olds running about
Anyway enough of me  going on
thank you so much for taking the time to visit my blog and also for all your lovely comments
Hugs Lorna xx

Great Niece's 1st birthday

This card is for my niece's 1st birthday  

Things i used for this card
Elephant digi stamp coloured with pro markers
Papers from "Cupcake" Garden delights Cd
Nestabilitie dies  ~ large circle and scalloped circle
Distress inks ~ Milled lavender and aged mahogany
Stickles ~ In frosted lace
Silver bow,  card candy and small buttons from stash

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Forever Friends

This is a quick 8"x8" card  that i was asked to make for an 18th birthday, she wanted something quite plain and simple with no fuss

The things i used for this card
Forever friends image and backing papers are off the forever friends Cd
Stickles - frosted lace
Disstress inks
Buttons and a  paper flower
Silver twine

Thursday, 20 October 2011

Autumn Tilda

This is my first card for my new Blog    i hope you like it

I stamped the card with a leaf stamp (free in craft stamper) using a multi coloured ink pad
Tilda stamp and coloured with pro markers
Embossing folder and distress inks
i finished off the card with Lace and some organza ribbon from my stash

Sunday, 9 October 2011


Hello everyone and welcome to my blog

well I've done it, i decided to take the plunge and get a blog, i don't really know what I'm doing but i am sure i will pick things up as i go,  it may take a bit of time so please be gentle with me

I am looking forward to entering some of the brilliant challenges and finding out what goes on in Blog Land

Lorna xx