16 January 2011

Bubblegum bottles.....Yum!

This is one of my favourite colour combination which I think compliment each other.As you can see from the picture,It reminds me of one of my fav sweets,blue & pink bubblegum bottles,similar to cola bottles,lol. The papers are My Minds Eye 'Darling Daughter'(no longer available) and the flower`s a stamp I coloured,glittered and layered. I inked the papers edges to tie it all together. Thanks for looking. Alison xx


Hi all. Just a drizzle here today in Southampton, but blimey hasn`t it rained this week. The garden is so soggy and slippery, we`re dicing with a trip to A&E if we venture out there,lol. This bright card is for my godson who is thirteen on Wednesday. The paper`s and design is from 'Funky Hands' Funky word books cd-roms. I`m addicted to cd-roms. I love the fact that you always have papers and images whenever you want...you don`t have to worry about running out of your fav paper and having to make a trip to your local craft store...(although any excuse to visit a craft shop is fine with me....lol). Thanks for looking and your comments. Alison xx

4 January 2011


Well, so far so good... I said my personnel challenge was to make birthday cards on time and I`ve managed the first two of four this month...And (AT LEAST) 1 card for Christmas 2011 each week so here`s the first (of many I hope,lol), hope you like it. I would also like to say a big thankyou to Lola, for the lovely comments she said about me on her blog...(on December the 22nd) I haven`t felt 100% today,think I`ve got a little tummy bug :( and what with the kids going back to school and the Christmas tree etc coming down the weekend I felt really low until I read what she said about me...I don`t always trust my own crafting instincts and I more often then not, bin something I`ve made. But what you said Lola has made me think I have to stop listening to the gremlins in my head and listen to friends and family more, so I sincerely thank you Lola for that lovely boost of confidence you gave me today,If I could off I`d have given you a big hug,lol XXXX. AND ALSO, to my other, although only a few...(hopefully more to come!!) lovely friends on here, especially Sylvia,Vicky and Lee... your comments mean so much to me and I can`t tell you how much I appreciate them. So much so I`ve decided I`m going to come on my blog more regular and pop over to yours to, because I always feel 100% better when I do. Love and hugs to you all and here`s to a wonderfully happy,healthy,wealthy and most of all CRAFTY 2011,lol. XXXXXXXXX

22 November 2010

Just posting for now...will add more later.

Just posting for now...will add more later

Sentiment becomes a fridge magnet.

7 November 2010

" I`ll have a blue Christmas "

Here`s my second card made with "pile of presents" I decided on shades of blue and green for this card...I love these colours together, they look so crisp and wintry. Coloured James with watercolour pencils,whispers stroke pens and glitter, Dufex sentiment and the snowflake is handmade from 2 diecuts,glittered and put together with a snowflake brad. Thanks for looking. Alison xxxx

Last ones on the list...

Hi all...Wasn`t it cold today!!! Standing on the side line watching our son play footy at ten this morning was fun...(Not)lol. We lost 6-1 :( but Connor scored our only goal again so it was worth it. Still top goal scorer...5 under his belt now.Well done Connor keep it up... Anyway,todays card... Had fun with this Lili of the Valley stamp, James Bears "Pile of presents". If your umming and ahhing about buying some, um and ah no more...get some, you wont be disappointed. The papers are from a brilliant site I found(Summertime designs)with over a 1600 papers and embellishments designed by a lovely lady called Summer. You can download them, for free, and use them over and over again. See button on the right. If you have any problems downloading and saving,let me know and I`ll talk you through it. Stamp coloured with a combination of watercolour pencils,promarkers,sakura pens,whispers Stroke pens and glitter.Sentiment was computer generated and gone over with a sakura glitter pen...plus glitter ribbon and brads...Thanks for looking. Alison xx