Tuesday, 30 June 2009

OCC- Zoe

Theres a fab sketch over at Our Creative Corner this week!! I have made this card for the challenge and also used products which Louisa from Paper Angels sent me to make a few projects for her website!
So hers my card.......
Stamp: Fun Stamps - Zoe and sentiment is papermania
Papers: Together
Medium: Copics (R20,E33,E35,E37), black fine marker, inkessentials highlighting pen
Tools: Cuttlebug - Swiss dots, corner punch and dimensionals
Embellishments: Yellow brads for middle of flowers, white ribbon
Thanks for looking!

Thursday, 25 June 2009


I have just seen Dianne has left this kind award on her blog for me!!!

I have also decided to pass this onto a couple of people who really encourage and support me!!

  • Dianne - I have to give you this back as you are always leaving me such lovely comments!
  • Nat - Great blogging friend, always helping me out :)

Thanks for looking!!!!

Anything BUT a card!

Bit late posting this, but the challenge over at creative inspirations this wednesday was to make anything BUT a card!!
I had already seen this idea on splitcoaster quite a while ago and decided i wanted to try it!
I am also entering this into A spoon full of sugar as the challenge is weddings so this definatley fits the criteria lol
So here is my Altered Canvas
This is my mum and dad on their wedding day, I have made it for my mums bday present as i know she will just love it!!!

Above is the together sentiment which is computer generated i then went around the edges with tim holtz distressing ink - tattered rose.

Paper: K+Co
Medium: Acrylic paint, tim hotlz distressing ink - tattered rose
Tools: Sewing machine, cuttlebug
Embelishments: Pearls (i put pearls in the centre of each rose on the pattered paper but it is hard to see on the photo), Raffia ribbon, roses, cuttlebug embossing folder- script
thanks for looking! and dont forget to check out the rest of the dt members creations!

Blog Candy Results!

Hi all!

Sorry this is abit late, i completly forgot when the deadline was lol

Anyways i used a random number generator to choose who wins my candy!

Number 6 was Shree

Cingratulations Shree, if you email me on handmadebyrt@live.com then i can get the prize sent out to you!!!

THANKS to everybody who entered!!!

Friday, 19 June 2009

Silver Wedding!

Tonight I got a silver wedding card done that my mum wanted :) I made it to fit in with 2 challenges
  • Stampavie and more - to use numbers on your card
  • Our Cretive number - border punches

So here it is ....... Stamp: Sarah Kay stamp which i recieved in a swap
Papers: free downloads - Paper Pac
Medium: WHSmith watercolour pencils, koi waterbrush, inkessential white highlighter pen and i used Tim Holtz distress ink(tattered rose) i brushed it onto the paper under 25 lol
Tools: Cuttlebug, nesties-labels 1
Embellishment: silver peel offs, anitas ribbon and pearls, recollections brads, flower spacer from the hobby house and bazill flowers from paper angels

Thanks for looking!!

Wednesday, 17 June 2009


Good morning!

Im here to show you my DT card for Creative Inspirations. This week we have a challenge of paper piercing!

I have also made this card to enter into
  • Mojo monday -Sketch
  • EAC - Happy Birthday

This week our challenge over at Creative inspirations is sponsored by Dotty about crafts so make sure you go have a peek of whats up for grabs :)

So heres my card..............

I decided to paper pierce anyas sun glasses with mirri card, which i think is a really great effect.

Stamp - Anya, sentiment is PM
Papers - DP is PM and plain cardstock is from the paper mill
Medium - WHSmiths water colour pencils and i have just started using koi waterbrushes which are great!
Tools - Birds and swirls cuttlebug embossing folder, crop-a-dile and corner punch
Embellishments - Eyelet i bought from michales, Martha stewart pink gems, ribbon from Ruddocks

Thanks for looking! and dont forget to check out my blog candy, theres a link on the right hand side :)

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

Sweeeeet Bunny!!

Good Morning!!!
Today we have a new challenge over at creative inspirations. The challenge is to use 4 papers on your creation. I have also made this card to enter into Cupcake Crafts challenges where they have a color combo you have to use.
Heres my DT card.......

Stamp: Penny Black Sweet bunny
Papers: Blueberry hill Papermania
Tools: Sewing machine, cuttlebug d'vine swirls embossing folder and nesties labels 1
Embellishments: Pink ribbon from stash
Thanks for looking!!!

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

A smile for you :)

I have been getting crafty today :) This card i have made following the sketch over at Create For Fun.
Here it is........
Stamps: PennyBlack - A smile for you
Papers - Papermania - blueberry hill
Tools - Sewing machine, cuttlebug swiss dots embossing folder
Embellishments - Silver peel offs, Prima flower, Sequin flower ( layered under the prima flower not very easy to see in the photo), PM brad, eyelet and pearl on flower of hat.

Thanks for looking! dont forget to check out my blog candy!

Get Well Soon Blossom!!


This morning I have had to make a card for my nextdoor neighbough who was taken into hospital.

I am entering this card into:

  • Friday Sketcher - i rotated their sketch
  • Penny Black - Blooming gorgeous
Heres my card.......Stamp: Penny Black - chit chat
Paper : Basic grey granola
Tools: Cuttlebug embsossing folder swiss dots, corner punch
Embellishments: Get well soon gold peel offs, smirk blue ribbon, Recollections blue pearl brad, Bazill Basic paper flowers

Thanks For looking! and dont forget to check out MY BLOG CANDY!

Xmas hanging treat box!

I have made another hanging treat box, this time ready for christmas lol
I would like to enter this into Just Bday and xmas cards as I have followed their sketch.
So here it is.................
Here it is on the wine bottle, i havent filled it up yet :)

Heres a close up, at xmas i will be writing my messages on the back!

Stamp: Penny black
Paper: PM vintage xmas
Medium: WHSmith watercolour pencils and fine black marker pen
Tools: Circle cutter, corner punch, Martha Stewart snow flake punch
Embellishments: PM ribbon, Gold peel offs, PM brad and Gems from stash
Thanks for looking! and dont forget to check out MY BLOG CANDY :)

Monday, 8 June 2009


Hey All!!

My hit counter has reach 1000. So i thought it was only fair to offer some blog candy to thank you all!!!

Heres Whats up for grabs........

  • Pink Gem Designs Mimi stamp
  • Cuttlebug embossing folder - D'vine Swirl
  • Papermania cardstock stickers
  • Fabric flowers pack with little buttons and brads included
  • Wire wording 'Thank you'
  • Stamped up my 5 fave stamps
  • a selection of ribbon

All you need to do to enter is link my candy on your blog and comment on here once you have done so. I will pick the winner using a random generator. I am willing to ship worldwide, so everybody is welcome :) The candy will close on Midnight on monday 22nd June (UK time) and will be drawn on Tuesday 23rd June.

So remember to come check back on the 23rd to see if you have been lucky :)

Thanks for looking!!

Friday, 5 June 2009

Hanging treat holder :)

Afternoon All!!!
This afternoon i have been making a hanging treat holder, which i was totally inspired to do after looking on bevs blog! and i cant believe how easy they are to make, I normally get in a curfuffle when scoring and measurements in inches lol I made this to fit with the following challenges:
  • Stamp Something - Wedding, i though this would be ideal for a wedding present except maybe a more expensive beverage would be needed lol
  • Stamp with fun - not a card

So here it is............

I put a galaxy bar in mine for now just to let you see what it looks like full lol

Papers: Cardstock is from the Papermill and dp is papermania simply elegant
Medium: Wisper brush stroke pens, glitter glue
Stamps: Docrafts/whispers
Tools: Paper cutter and scorer, corner punch, circle cutter, 3d foam pads
Embellishments: PM pearls, Anitas ribbon

Thanks for looking!!

Wednesday, 3 June 2009


So this weeks challenge over at Creative Inspirations we have a theme of having something hidden, so this is my DT card! I also decided to enter it into truly scruptious which wanted more than one fold, so it definatly qualifies lol
so here it is .........

I followed the tutorial off splitcoast stampers to make this card :)

i used K+Co Hannah papers, Anitas ribbon, Bazzil paper flowers, black marker pen, PM button, Silver peel offs,

Best Wishes!!


This morning i got out my new papers and aired out my sewing machine to make a card following the sketch over at Stampavie and more. I really enjoyed using the sketch and like how my card turned out :)
So here it is.......

Stamps: Sarah kay and papermania sentiment free with mag
Papers: Papermanias Blue Hill dp and plain papers are from the paper mill
Tools: Sewing machine, corner punch, paper piercer, Cuttlebug(D'ivine swirls embossing folder)
Embellishments: Bazill paper flower, Recollections brads and ribbon from stash

Thanks for looking! I ll be back later to show you my DT card for creative inspirations :)

Tuesday, 2 June 2009


Evening All!!!
Tonight I have made a card for a male coming upto 65 years old. I am entering this into:
  • Sketch Saturday - FAB sketch
  • Charisma Cards - Circles and/or dots (i used my swiss dots embossing folder on the oval, which hasnt showed up very well also i have my buttons and brad as circles :) )

So here it is...............

Papers: Basic Grey granola papers
Tools: Cuttlebug (swiss dots embossing folder and die cut for oval with sentiment on it) , corner punch, I printed a 65 out on the comp and used it as a template, and an oval template
Embellishments: PM buttons and brad, Anita ribbon and string going through buttons