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Sunday 29 May 2022

Let it Snow!


This is my make for the DT team of Outlawz

May 29 - June 11

Sunday - Songs and Rhymes 


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Find inspiration in the song or rhyme:

Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!

Oh, the weather outside is frightful
But the fire is so delightful
Since we've no place to go
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow
Shows no signs of stopping
I brought some corn for popping
Lights are turned way down low
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow
When we finally kiss goodnight
How I'll hate going out in the storm
But if you really hold me tight
All the way home, I'll be warm
The fire is slowly dying
And, my dear, we're still goodbye-ing
But as long as you love me so
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow
Source: Musixmatch
Songwriters: Cahn Sammy / Styne Jule
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! lyrics © Cahn Music Co., Cahn Music Company, Producers Music Publ. Co., Inc.

My inspiration was the word 'snow'

I started with a white card blank and added layers of silver and blue card.

The image is Nuthatch in the pre-coloured version. I printed it and die cut it with a scalloped circle.


Hope you will join in the challenge...

And if you haven't already become a member of our Facebook Group, please join!  


Happy Crafting!

Gecko Galz Stamp Challenge


At the beginning of the month I mentioned all the Gecko Galz Challenges - But I still haven't shared my take on the new stamp challenge...

Do check for the June challenges which will be available soon...

The NEW Stamp Challenge provided an image to be used as a background...
 I added colour with shimmery water colours, cut a piece for the background, added purple card as layers and cut further butterfles to ad to the band.

Happy Crafting!

Saturday 28 May 2022

CHNC challenge 596 for 28 May 2022 - use some silver


 A new Christmas Challenge every Saturday!

Today Crafty Hazelnut brings a new weekly Christmas Challenge
with the theme 'use some silver'.

Do pop over and see the fabulous inspiration from my teamies!

A very simple card today - just a teal glossy card blank to which I have added the die cut in silver (Creative Expressions PaperCuts Craft Dies - Dashing through the snow by Cathie Shuttleworth).
Happy Crafting!

Friday 27 May 2022

Color My Heart Color Dare Challenge #498


This is my make for the

Do pop over to the Color Dare Challenge and take a look at my teamies' makes!

This is today's colour scheme - 

I used purple, blue and green. gold and black and a black card blank.
Hope you will join the Color Dare Challenge...

I matted the card blank with a piece of white spotted purple paper. I stamped the sentiment on green spotted paper with black soot Distress Ink around it, and matted this on black and gold.
I used a piece of gold card to make a feature on the card with a bottle shaped shaker, containing 'bubbles'. Behind the bottle was a bottle stamped in blues.
The stamps used and bottle some from 'Stampin Up'.

 Happy Crafting!

Thursday 26 May 2022

Creative Warriors Inspiration Team - Post #12


This is my next inspiration for the Creative Warriors Inspiration Team 2022 - Term 1

with Michelle Grant Designs

You will see our inspirational creations on the Facebook Group

Today I am sharing a journal page which is a mash up of 


The background was brayered acrylic paint followed by collage of a page from 29 Days printed on tissue.

I added the image from Silent printed on brown paper.
I painted her with shimmery water colours.

Finally I added the sentiment, also from Silent.

Happy Crafting!

Wednesday 25 May 2022

WOYWW #677


Wednesday again, so I am linking to the Stamping Ground

Follow the link to find out more about What's on Your Work Desk Wednesday and maybe join in... This is my post for WOYWW #677

Today is Week 677  (Another good number - 677 is prime!)

And I am looking forward to some happy mail  - and I have sent some off - please let me know if and when they arrive!

This is my workdesk today: 

This is the work surface in the utility room - aren't you impressed with how tidy it is?
I cleared the surface putting everything into roll-out tubs underneath. Much more room to work in and the stuff below is not too inaccessible!

I was working on a journal page.  At this stage I had used a brayer to add some colour using watered down acrylic paint.

Apart from that I have been making ATCs... I have a couple of swaps on the go - but I cannot share at this stage. And today I used some of the Gecko Galz freebies to enter a few challenges ( have a look at my previous post to see...)

At the weekend I went to stay with my daughter - we went to see Hamilton which we thoroughly enjoyed. We had dinner beforehand but Sophie couldn't finish her pizza!

I came home to a bit of a  disaster - water coming through the kitchen ceiling. I had mentioned the damp several times to the real estate but this time they actually sent a plumber!!

Anyway, all for now - see you next week...

Happy WOYWW!

Freebie challenges from Gecko Galz

So where has May gone to?

I usually try to do these challenges earlier in the month but somehow things have been a bit busy in the last couple of weeks...

But there are a few challenges that you can still take part in, each with a  freebie available to use...

First there is the
What a sweet image this is - I decided it definitely needed a pink background.
 This cardstock is Christina Re DIY stationery.

This next make is for the
I made a journal page in my junk journal, starting with a page of old book paper. I stamped this with a wing and skull stamp before adding the image.

Finally the
Again I prepared a junk journal page, layering this with various papers from my stash and then adding the image.

Have Fun!

Happy Crafting!


Addicted to Stamps and More #30 die cuts/stencils


This is my Die cut/Stencil project...for Challenge #430 at Addicted to Stamps and More
Just a simple card - teal glossy card blank plus die cut plus stamped sentiment.
The sentiment is from a box of wooden stamps I once got from the Melbourne Museum shop.

I cut the die from a piece of marbled paper I had made with my daughter:

  Happy Crafting!