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Tuesday, 26 May 2015

It's A Good Day....

Hi everyone, hope you all had a good bank holiday!! David and I took Mum with us to a Land Rover show at the week-end, she's always loved to come with us but it was quiet a struggle for her to get around even with the little walker we bought her.  We had a lovely picnic at lunch time, then Mum and I sat in the sunshine while David went and had another look around on his own.  I feel quiet sad as she's always loved the shows but it's a bit too much for her now.. but we had a lovely day all the same and the weather was kind to us too!

Well it's time for another challenge over at 'Papertake Weekly' and this week you have a lovely variety of options to choose from, or you can incorporate all of them if you like.... I have chosen to do Dawny's lovely sketch plus the colour choice of Blue and Green... Do pop along to the main challenge blog and see all the options.

Sketch #101

Materials Used
Papers - Candles & Cake and Shabby Shack (LOTV)
Ink - Tim Holtz Salty Ocean
Swirls - Marianne
Dies - I think they were Memory Box
Image - I've thrown away the packaging (sorry)

We are sponsored by Simon Says Stamp and there is a lovely Gift Voucher on offer...

Challenges Entered

Do pop along to the main challenge blog and see what my lovely teamies have been up to. I do hope you will join us this week for some lovely crafty fun!
Have a lovely week everyone, take care...
Love and Hugs,
Marjorie xx

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

With A Heart

Good morning everyone  it's Tuesday already so it's time for another challenge over at 'Papertake Weekly'... and this week Dawny would love to see something heart shaped on your work!.. I'v made quiet a simple card and it's for my Mum who is 88 yrs young today!! she doesn't see very well as she has AMD, so I haven't made anything too fussy. The hearts are in my paper and image also I've added 3 little hearts under the word MUM... the ribbon looks lovely as it has sparkly bits along both edges which you can't really see in the photos... I also stickled the lovely roses and butterflies to make them sparkle too!

A peek at the iside

Card Recipe
Image - LOTV Pre-Coloured Art Pad
Paper - LOTV - Heartfelt by Raspberry Road
Sentiment - Computer generated

Challenges Entered
Craft Your Passion - Always Anything Goes
Get Creative - Ingredient Challenge (1 printed paper, 1 fibre,  1 sticker)
Penny Black - Dies and Punches

We are sponsored by the lovely Mary and Andrea over at the Ribbon Girl... there is a lovely prize on offer of a £10 Voucher to spend in there fabulous shop so do pop along to the main challenge blog and take a look at what my lovely teamies have made for your inspiration.

It's raining and sun-shining alternately here today, but it's good for the garden as we have been planting some new plants. I'm on work later this afternoon, and when I finish David and I are taking Mum out for a a lovely day to look forward too!
You all take care,
Love and Hugs,
Marjorie xx

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

In The Garden....

Good morning everyone, hope you all have had a fabulous week... It's been beautiful the last few days here in Yorkshire, a little nippy at times but lovely in the sun!... sorry I haven't been able to get round for a visit, but this week has been a bit manic, with appointments for Mum, and extra hours at work...
Anyway up and onward lol!!.... It's Tuesday today, so time for another challenge over at Papertake Weekly, and this week Dawny would love anything to do with the garden... it could be flowers, or a garden based image or what ever your interpretation of  'In the Garden' means to you....  I have chosen butterflies and flowers... and of course I would love to see this little fairy in my garden somewhere too lol!!

I used the art pads from LOTV and decoupaged the butterflies and little fairy:).. my cutting out isn't too brilliant but I don't think it looks too bad! I tried to take a photo of the little fairies wings as they look lovely, I glittered them all up the same as her little skirt, but it doesn't show up too well, but I think you can get the idea... the lovely papers were a freebie with a magazine and matched the pre-coloured image perfectly...  the gorgeous flowers and ribbon are from the Ribbon Girl, the sentiment is from LOTV, I use these all the time, love them!..

Do pop over to the main challenge blog and see all the fabulous creations and ideas from my lovely teamies and also check out the fabulous prize that is on offer this week.

Challenges Entered

That's it from me for now, 
You all take care,
Love and Hugs,
Marjorie xx

Tuesday, 5 May 2015


Good morning everyone, hope you all had a fabulous bank holiday!! .. sorry I had no card last week but I'm a little snowed under at the moment.. overtime at work, and having David at home doesn't leave me with a lot of spare time lol!! David's hips are a little better, the pain doesn't seem to be as intense as it was before the injection, and he's having physio now as well!... we are waiting now for another appointment to have another injection in to his other hip, so fingers crossed!!..

Well it's Tuesday and time for another challenge over at 'Papertake Weekly'... and this week it's 'Anything Goes'  with the option of  'No Pattern Paper'...  I can't take any credit for the card I've made this week as the layout I found on the internet or a magazine, but this is my take on it, can't remember exactly where I saw it now sorry!!..

Card Recipe
Paper - Glitz - Pretty in Pink
Die - Spellbinders Labels 22
Flowers - Ribbon Girl and WOC
Sentiment - LOTV 

We are sponsored by the lovely girls over at LOTV this week there is a £10 voucher to be won so do pop along to the main challenge blog and see what my lovely teamies have done and join in the fun!

I'm struggling a bit at the moment with my weight!!... it's been six weeks now that I've been trying to loose a few pounds but the chocolate bar and cake always wins at the moment!!  I now weigh 1 kilo heavier than when I started....  This week I'm determined not to have any chocolate or cake, and I really must do more exercise, will let you know how I go on next week, it doesn't help either that Mr. Mojo has packed his bags and go on annual leave lol!!
Anyway you all have a lovely week,
Take care,
Love and Hugs,
Marjorie xx

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Cute as a button....

Good morning everyone, what a fabulous week-end we have had... I  think Summer isn't too far away!...  As you know from last week David went for his injection, all went well for a few days but sadly it seems to be wearing off.  He was over the moon for a couple of days then, all of a sudden his leg gave way and he has started with the pain again.. not as severely but it does seem to be creeping up again... he will give it a little longer and then I think it's back to the specialist....

It's Tuesday already and time for another challenge over at 'Papertake Weekly'.... so what would Dawny like to see this week, well it's nice and easy... you can do cute or you can include a button, or you can do both!... easy, peasy!! I read the challenge wrong and thought it was all about buttons!!.. but it's ok as what I made still fits in with the challenge.

Card Recipe
Papers - Docrafts Papermania Craft Collection Pastels
Die - Stitched Heart Layers by Memory Box
Buttons - Various stores
Ribbon - Ribbon Girl/ LOTV
Flowers - WOC
Stickles - Star Dust Glitter
Sentiment - LOTV

Challenges Entered
Chocolate Coffee & Cards - Use a Die Cut #89
In The Pink - Make it Sparkle
Sister Act - Anything Goes
Crafting From the Heart - Anything Goes
Quirky Crafts Challenge - Colour Palette and Many Flowers

Our sponsor this week is the lovely Mary and Andrea over at the Ribbon Girl
There is a £10 voucher for the lucky winner!

Do pop along to the Papertake Weekly blog and check out what my lovely teamies have created for you!... that's it from me for now, it looks like it's going to be a lovely week so enjoy!!
Love and Hugs,
Marjorie xx

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Create with your Soul...

Good morning everyone, hope you have all had a lovely week, hasn't it been gorgeous!  The week-end was a bit cool here in Yorkshire, and we had a flash of hailstone too!... but lovely all the same lol!!
 Being Tuesday it's time for another challenge over at 'Papertake Weely' and this week Dawny would like the main focus of the card to be Words... I've made a card from a beautiful stamp from a company called 'Visible Image' called 'Create with your Soul'.. I bought this last year and haven't had the opportunity to stamp it up.. so here goes! I wanted to try and make a vintage style card but it's turned out a bit steam punk!! I really enjoyed messing with all the inks, but would do a few things differently next time... I die cut the clock in craft card, then painted it with gesso, then added all different colours of Tim Holtz distress inks, it was a lot darker yesterday and the colours were better, so next time I think I will leave it to dry completely before assembling as I think it could have done with more colour on it, it looked a bit whitish the following morning!..  I also bought some fabulous wax gilt last week-end and I've put it on everything lol!! it does give a lovely finish!!


Card Recipe
Sentiment - Create with your Soul - by Visible Image
Paper - LOTV - Antebellum by Raspberry Road Designs
Chipboard Cogs, wings - Avalon Esoterica
Inks - Tim Holtz
Pearls - Hobby House
Roses - WOC
Burlap - Ribbon Girls

Challenges Entered

Our sponsor this week is the Hobby House and there is a lovely prize on offer so do come along and join us... We had over 400 entries last week, I think you all enjoyed our Anything Goes Challenge!

That's it from me for another week, off to the hospital with David this morning for his injection into his hip, do hope it gives him some relief!... Hope you all have a great week..
Take Care,
Love and Hugs,
Marjorie x

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Anything Goes

Good morning everyone, hope you all had a lovely Easter.... did you get a visit from the Easter bunny!.. He hopped in here and left some yummy goodies... all gone now!! ... I had a lovely week-end as Debs came up for four days, it all went too fast though!.. we had our first barbecue this week-end too!.. well it's back to work today and also it's another lovely challenge over at Papertake Weekly. This week it's anything goes with the option of adding a bunny, I didn't have time to colour any images so I thought this lovely art pad design from LOTV would be nice and colourful. Some of the gardens are now starting to burst with these gorgeous flowers and colours, and the birds are a lot chirpier now too lol!! I've been watching them gathering there twigs and leaves for the lucky lady they have chosen to make a nest with lol!!

Card Recipe
Image - LOTV art pad
Papers - LOTV - Raspberry Road - Baskets and Bunnies

Challenges Entered
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Spring Colours

Our sponsor this week is the fabulous ladies over at LOTV and they are giving the lucky winner a £10 Voucher to spend in there shop!!

So get creating and come along and join us this week, we would love to see your fabulous makes!

That's it from me for now, thank you all for your lovely comments, have a good week and take care!
Love and Hugs,
Marjorie xx