Friday, November 25, 2011

Winter Colours...

Afternoon everyone Its been a busy week ! Sara has been over from Barcelona.Its been lovely having her home, she goes back on Monday,l will miss her.We are going over to Barcelona for a long weekend on the 16th,so get to see her again soon and plenty of shopping will be on the agenda too !Amanda had her 18th yesterday, she had a wonderful day and so did we all !... Not had time for alot of crafting this week,but finished a card that l had been working on.The side stepper card,sentiment and Stamp are all from 'Little Claire' ( see side bar for link )l have coloured the image using Fiskars Metalic Gel Pens,Watercolour pencils,and chalk for the background.l have used seam binding for the bow and nesti scalloped circle to mount the sentiment.l have kept the card simple with alot of white space...The challenges l am entering this card into are Little Claire, this month the theme is 'Shaped Cards'..Quirky Crafts, want to see 'Clean and Simple'...Bah!Humbug! want to see 'Fabric' (l am being a bit cheeky (ribbon) )...Creative Crafts have 'Free For All'...Creative Inspirations, They want us to use 'Winter Colours'...Over at OSAAT, they have the theme 'Anything Goes'...One Stop Crafts, want to see 'Blue' Wishing you all a lovely afternoon ...Hugs Susan xxx

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy Birthday Amanda !

Happy 18th Birthday Amanda !Its been such a lovely day and l am so pleased that you have loved all your surprises ! Thank you for being such a wonderful daughter ! XXX......... Happy Thanksgiving to our my friends in the States..Wishing you all a lovely day with family,friends and good food !XXX Hugs Susan x

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Hi everyone !

Afternoon everyone, Sorry this is my first post of the week, but its been a bit hectic ! whats new ? hehe... This card l am sharing today features a Mo Manning image ( see side bar )l have used watercolour pencils and chalked the background. The DP's were a gift and the buttons, ribbon and blue pearls are all from my stash.. l had a birthday last sunday, its Amanda's 18th next week and Sara is flying home from Barcelona tomorrow for a 10 day holiday, can't wait ! Marcos and Sam all well and settling into their new house. Sam was in Essex yesterday ,filming a programme,I can't wait to hear all the details.. l am entering this card into the challenge over at Quirky Crafts Challenges, the theme this week is show some 'Attitude'..l think this little chap certain has that ! hehe Have a lovely afternoon...Hugs Susan x

Monday, November 7, 2011

Snowmen !

Good morning everyone from a very rainy Mallorca.Spain ! The last few days the weather has turned and we are actually on 'flood alert ' its not stopped raining. Very strong winds last night caused havoc too..l am not complaining hehe as its been a very hot, long summer so this is a welcome change ! The card today uses a topper from Kanban ,the paper was a gift from my friend Barbara.The ribbon & gold fabric star is from my stash and the glass beaded ,hanging charm was from the gift wrap of a perfume bottle..l am entering this into the challenge over at Bah!Humbug!, the theme this week is 'Snowmen'.. wishing you all a nice afternoon ! Hugs Susan x

Saturday, November 5, 2011


Hi everyone, The card l am sharing is a 6x6 white card blank.The image is from 'Mo Manning' ( please see side bar for link )l have coloured this lovely digi with watercolour pencils and used holographic mirri card ( for extra sparkle ) green glitter card and purple paper for layering and matting. Diamond, stardust and crystal stickles have been used to highlight the image.The border was created with a fiskar punch.Clear gem stones were used in the centre of the snowflakes.The ribbon/fringed cord was in my stash.I want to enter this card into the following challenges...Over at Crafty Catz ,the theme is 'Anything Goes'..Creative Inspirations , want to see 'Lashings of Sparkle'..Cute Card Thursday , have 'Baby your a firework' as their theme this week..Over at Sparkles Forum Christmas ,they want to see 'Angels'..Crafty Hazelnuts , have the theme of 'Bright Colours/Sparkle' Mami Doodles, have 'Christmas' as their theme..Over at Winter Wonderland, they want to see 'Sparkle'..At MO's Digital Challenge their theme this time is 'Give Thanks'...One Stop Crafts, want to see ' 3 of something' ( 3 doves and 3 panels of glitter card ) ... Wishing you all a lovely weekend ! Take care if you are celebrating Guy Fawkes Night ! Hugs Susan x

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

El dia de todos los Santos !

Afternoon everyone, We had a great time last night, it was alot of fun ! Today, is a National holiday here in Spain.Its 'El dia de todos los Santos ' its the same as ' rememberence Sunday' and always falls on the 1st of November. Its a beautiful, warm day here and l had a 'power walk' ( trying to get off last nights huge meal at the restaurant ! ) this morning, l really enjoyed it ! l have made a christmas card this afternoon using some heart shaped dies and peel offs, that my friend Barbara kindly sent me. l have also used some mulberry paper, and 2 WOC roses, highlighted with gold stickles. Its a simple card, but l think we all need a few of these...l want to enter this into the challenge over at Bah!Humbug!, the theme this week is 'Die Cuts' wishing you all a nice afternoon...Hugs Susan x