Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Divas By Design - Magnolia

Whoop Whoop for another fab challenge at Divas By Design. Our challenge this week is specific but fun & easy at the same time. We want you to 


This is 'Love is in the Air' & she's one of my fave Tildas. She coloured with Distress Inks & the papers are LOTV.

I hope you'll hop on over to the Divas By Design blog to see the wonderful creations of my fellow D-Teamies. This week we are sponsored by the lovely people at Magnolialicious.

I would also like to enter this at Sketch Saturday, where I used their fab layout for my card.

So that it from me for now. I hope everyone is having a good week. Thanks so much for looking.

Big Hugs,
Andie xx

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Dying for a Challenge at Passion For Promarkers

Good Morning! Time for a a special new challenge at Passion For Promarkers this week, where we're celebrating our birthday. This week, we've made it super easy for everyone to join in, we want you to


I used one of the super cute new LOTV fairies that I picked up at their 10th birthday celebrations last weekend. (What a fabulous shop they have) This is 'Time Flies'. Sorry about the quality of the photos. She looks so much better IRL.

I used lots of dies here. The short grass was cut from a Doo Hickey. The tall grass, mini flowers & stemmed hearts are all by Impression Obsession, as I think is the little butterfly, but I'm not sure on that.

You can see the dimension a bit better in this photo & get a hint of the Glamour Dust I added for that magic sparkle touch.

So you need to pop on over to the Passion For Promarkers blog to see all the wonderful creations of my fellow D-Teamies. Both teams have joined forces this week, so there is a real feast of inspiration.

I would like to enter this at the LOTV monthly challenge, where the theme is fairies. 

At Crafty Little Fairies they're challenge is 'In the Garden'.

So there you go for now. Hope your week has started well & that everyone is getting chance to enjoy the fab weather! Thanks so much for looking.

Big Hugs,
Andie xx

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Divas By Design & Passion for Promarkers DT

Right, I think I've done it. I think I'm up to date. The past 10 days have been a whirlwind of work & painting & decorating in preparation for our new flooring that was laid yesterday. Phew, what a relief it's finally finished now & I can relax & enjoy it. It does mean though that I've been rather late with my posts this week & I'm combining the 2 posts into one.

First off is my creation for Divas By Design, where our challenge to you is to make


This is a little bird house I made using a House of Zandra template with GCD Ella Blue papers (probably my all time faves - so classy!). Apologies for the poor photo. I didn't finish this till after midnight & I was half asleep when I took them, in bad lighting. Nonetheless here are a few more to show you all the sides.

The grass was cut from a Doo Hickey die.

The Hollyhocks, leaf stems & little flower heads were made with Impression Obsession dies.

I used a Martha Stewart punch to cut the roof. 

The bird die is by Memory Box. Also in the background, you can see just a little of our fab new flooring. I'm so pleased with it, but petrified of dropping or spilling anything on it!!

The lovely people at Craft Bag are our wonderful sponsors this week.

And now onto my card for Passion For Promarkers where our challenge is to make a card with 


This was a nice easy one for me, as I find adding the sentiment to most boring bit of the card making process. The DT got to use images from our sponsor, Aurora Wings & I chose 'Enchanted Visions'. The papers are by Prima.

I hadn't come across Aurora Wings before this challenge & I must say, there are some gorgeous images. In retrospect, given the lack of time I've had this week, this was not, perhaps, the best one for me to have chosen, but I did enjoy colouring her. Our lucky winner will receive a $10 voucher to spend at the Etsy Store.

Aurora Wings

So that's it from me for now. I hope you're ll having a good week. Thanks so much for looking.

Big Hugs,
Andie xx

Monday, 5 May 2014

Passion For Promarkers

Oh my, where have I been? I've been so busy I've only just realised I hadn't posted this yet, & our challenge finishes tonight. In case you don't already know or can't guess our theme is 


This is Nurse Annie by Polka Doodles. I coloured her very simply & used paper I got free in a magazine for the background. The sentiment is computer generated.

Polka Doodles have been our sponsor this week. Check out the rest of their fabulous digis.


I've been rather quiet over the last few weeks. My time has been taken up with work, family stuff & decorating. This week I need to put in a final spurt on the decorating to get it ready for Monday, when we're having new flooring put in the lounge & dining room. However, I am planning to go to LOTV on Saturday. Is anyone else going? See you there :~)!

Hope you've all had a great Bank Holiday. Enjoy the rest of your week.

Big Hugs,
Andie xx