Monday, 27 August 2012


Hi Everyone, I hope you all are enjoying the Bank Holiday.. Well this week it's Team B over at Vintage Elusions Challenge Blog.. the Theme for this week is Vintage Romance.. I have used some of the fabulous Digi stamps from Dragons Lair..

     We Would love to see your fabulous makes so pop over and take part it would be lovely to see you there There are some great prizes to be won..
Thank you so much for your visit today.. Hugs May x x x

Sunday, 26 August 2012


Hi Everyone, I hope you all are having a fabulous bank holiday weekend so far! I can't believe the weather here today it was Gorgeous.. lovely & warm!! I was expecting rain.. I'm sure it's on it's way..
Well this week at Whoopsi Daisy the Challenge theme is Two Patterned can use more than two if you wish.. Whoopsi Daisy is an open Challenge But if you use a Whoopsi Daisy Image you can win more! A nice easy Challenge this week.. I am looking foward to seeing all your fabulous creations as always.. so pop over to

For my card I used this sweet Image from Sheet 137.  You can buy this from the Whoopsi Daisy Digi Store.. you get 4 Digi images per sheet!! Bargain..  Thank you so much for your visit today.. Hugs May x x x

Friday, 24 August 2012


Good Morning to you all,  Well for the next fortnight over at  the challenge theme is Back to School...Lots of fun to be had with this one!! pop over and join in the challenge the winner - wins a guest DT Spot..Whilst your there have a look at the fabulous makes by my team mates they are Fabulous... Looking foward to seeing you there.. Hugs May x x x
I used the Tim Holtz die Vintage Valise (love that die) Graphic 45 papers ( ABC Primer Collection) The charms (pencil & ruler) from my stash.. and my favorite  TH distress ink Frayed burlap..
Thank you all for your visit today..Happy Friday.. Hugs May x x x

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

DRAGONS DREAM TIO..."Art for Arts Sake"

Hi All, at Dragons Dream Tag it On (TIO) this fortnight its Frankie's fab recipe "ART FOR ARTS SAKE"..
The Recipe is A handmade background, Interesting characters & A quirky twist..Now there's a Challenge for you all.. just remember it needs to be a tag with at least one real stamp used..
I used for my tag the Vintage Artist Stamp set from Creative Expressions.. lots of Tim Holtz inks.. I coloured the eyeball flower with promarkers.. I had fun making this one.. I am so looking foward to seeing your fab creations this fortnight.. Enjoy.. Hugs May x x x x
 Link up your creations here 

Tuesday, 21 August 2012


Hi All, Well it's Wednesday again.. and that means a snoop around the worlds desks... without leaving your home!! Wondering what on earth I'm talking about, Well pop over to the lovely Julia's to find out how it all works..  Whilst your there join in! be warned its addictive but fun!!!

On my desk this week. An assortment of some Christmas & birthday cards  cant decide if I will make more of  these designs or keep playing until I decide... I got this lovely lace (on the right of pic) last week from a  charity shop.. Its really soft & beautiful... most of these cards are made from older SU Stamp Sets which I can't part with as I love that reindeer.. (I'm not a SU Demonstrator) But I do like some of their stamp sets..
 A Great Big Thank you to the lovely Princess Judy for sending me this Fabulous Ribbon & Washi Tape.. O my goodness Judy I adore the colours.. You are so generous Thank you sooooo much x x x If you've not popped over to Princess Judy blog you need too you are in for a treat with all the wonderful makes & AmAzing craft space.. 
This is for Di..  Thank you Di for the fab recipe for Nasi Goreng, It was so yummy.. I used bacon with the prawns...we will be having this again... not only does Di make fantastic cards she also shares great recipes so don't forget to pop over to her lovely blog...
Thank you so much for your visit today... Happy Wednesday all.... Hugs May x x x x x

Monday, 20 August 2012


Hi, Everyone... Welcome to my new followers so kind of you all to take the time to join my blog.. It is lovely to have you x x x
Well today I have made a layout for my project for It's Crafting Time spot...I used these fabulous stamps from Its Crafting time store.. They are the large foam stamps with words such as Travel, escape, Road trip, family time,& outdoors to name a few there are 8 stamps in a pack..  I used ink & acrylic paint to stamp on the layout which worked very well.. These can be bought
I used  12 X12 Kraft cardstock
Red Sheet from stash
Tim Holtz Kraft Resist cardstock
TH Old Jalopy die cut
Stamps from IndigoBlu & impression obsession
TH Distress inks... Pumice stone, Broken china & peacock feathers

Thank you so much for your visit today, I hope you all had a great weekend.. Hugs May x x x

Sunday, 19 August 2012


 A Little taster of the new CD Rom.. it is packed with fabulous images's all you need for Christmas & more!!
A New Christmas CD Rom..These images are designed by the lovely Lynn Carter.. Lynn is the owner of Whoopsi Daisy digi store which can be found here at http:  to buy this fabulous CD Daisy & Friends at Christmas pop over to  It is in Joanna Sheen's store NOW!!.. You wont be dissappointed... Hugs May x x x x

Saturday, 18 August 2012

Just having a little Play....

Having a little play with some of my SU products... I have not used them in ages.. don't even know if you can still buy them!!! I needed a couple of cards for a friend... I must say the idea of these designs are not mine I got the idea from utube... but can't remember who (sorry) But just wanted to make that clear... she did'nt use the same colours but the basic design was used.. They were so quick to make 10mins each card.. great idea if you are in hurry.. I hope you all are having a good weekend.. Sunny Eastbourne has been so hot today.. I've been hiding indoors toooooo hot to sit out there for me.. Thank you so much for your visit today x x  Hugs May x x x

Wednesday, 15 August 2012


Hi All, I can't quite believe it's Wednesday again....who has pinched me week?.. Well It's that time we all go on a trip around the worlds desks.. without leaving our home..This AmAzing trip is all down to the lovely Julia at  If your not sure what I am talking about then pop over to Julia's... join in if you like... be warned it's addictive, But fun.... Well my desk has the prep ready for making some tags.. in the background some cards I have been playing around with some cut flowers waiting to be put together...
  Look at this fabulous book... Which I won from the lovely DI over at  Thank you so much Di its fantastic
 Also look at this Beautiful card that Di made... it is Gorgeous.. love it..Brillant colours & design.. the butterflies & flower are Stunning.. Thank you Di so much
Thank you all for your visit today.. Have a great week... Hugs May x x x

Monday, 13 August 2012


Good Morning everyone, Vintage Elusions Cards & Craft Challenge starts today and the theme is Haberdashery.. Boy have my lovely teamies made some fabulous makes this week,.. Please pop over and take a look and join in the challenge.. their are some great prizes to be won... Looking foward to seeing you there!!
I altered this matchbox.. I really enjoyed making this... On the base of box, I painted  it with acrylic paint ( Jamaican Sea)  Stamped onto tissue paper then applied to box using mod podge.. the stamp set used is from Oxford Expressions.. the elements are from my stash.. The drawer handle I also had in my stash... The feet of the box are small wooden dolls heads... again from my stash... Thank you so much for your visit today... I hope you all are well Hugs May x x x

Whoopsi Daisy Challenge.... "Anything Goes"

Good Morning everyone,  This week over at Whoopsi Daisy Challenge Blog.. the Theme is Anything goes! Which is always a favorite.. You don't need to use a Whoopsi Daisy image.. But if you do you win more.. A fabulous Digi shop link to be found on the blog also.. Fantastic value you get 4 digi's per sheet.. for just £ 1 .99p  so pop on over and take part..    looking foward to seeing you there... Thank you so much for your visit today.. Hugs May x x x

Wednesday, 8 August 2012


Hi All, Well for the next fortnight over at Dragons Dream the RECIPE IS   " A NIGHTMARE" This was  chosen by the lovely Black Dragon..AMurder of Crows....A Blue Moon... A Chill Wind... Well now that is a challenge for you all..
For my tag I inked the background with  dylusions inks vibrant turquoise & London Blue-- stamps used..Impression Obsession & La Blanche... sentiment from Artistic Stampers...  Pop on over to and join in and whilst your there it would be lovely to pop over to my wonderful talented team mates blogs  you are in for a treat...  looking foward to seeing you there!! Thank you so much for your visit today  Hugs May x x x


Hi All, Wednesday Again.. and that means we all go for a world tour of crafty Desks... This is all down to  the lovely Julia over at so pop over for a visit and join us all if you like... But be warned it's addictive.. but fun..
I hope dear Julia will forgive me this week as a little top heavy on the pics... I have been saying for some time I would post some pics of my daughters wedding well here goes..!
 Well as some of you know I was born in Scotland.. so My side of the family wore Kilts for the day.
 Can you spot the TRUE SCOTSMAN......
                                                             THE SHOES   (some of you will know what I'm talking about)
                                      THE WEDDING CAR  outside my home
                                             The Groom in the Middle....
                                        My Gorgeous daughter with her dad.. My poor DH was so nervous
                                                                         MR & MRS

This picture is my daughter showing her Garter.. she is a Detective in Sussex police and this is her badge...   Bless her... I was a beautiful day lots of HAPPY Tears.. on my part....

Thank you all for your visit today ... Happy Wednesday.... Hugs May x x x x

Monday, 6 August 2012


Good Morning all, The sun is showing it's face here in the South East.. long may that last!
Today is my first post for It's Crafting Time... I made a tag using the Fabulous Indigoblu Stamps (Grand Tour 1) Love this stamp set!! also used Tim Holtz distress inks Victorian Velvet...Tattered Rose... The flower is a Marianne die (button flower) guessed the theme is Pink & Black!!
The Items I used: most of them are available at  so pop on over and have a look , They have a shop packed with crafty goodies..
Thank you so much for your  visit today.. I hope you all have a great week... Hugs May x x x

Sunday, 5 August 2012


Hi Everyone, Well what can I say the Olympics  TEAM GB it's Gold, Gold, all the way what fantasic games for us all.. whoop, whoop, I am sooooo proud of everyone taking part.. Brillant! x x
Well today I made a Wedding Card for my daughter's friend who is getting married very soon,, these are her colours.. so I hope she likes it ok..
 A big welcome to my new followers so kind of you to join me.. Thank you so much  x x x
I decorated the inside but did'nt take a pic... it's me age you know!!  Have a great Sunday see you all soon... Hugs May x x x

Stamps used are LOTV
Papers used Magnolia ink & stash
Flowers are from stash..
Coloured cardstock from SU.

Friday, 3 August 2012

Gorjuss Girl......

Good morning all, WOW... Our Team GB are doing a great job!!!! so proud of them all x x x
Today I have made a little card using this cute image from Gorjuss Girl.. I have a friend who adores these stamps so I bought her a gift .. 3 of the new stamps for 2012 this is one of them.. she won't mind me stamping one of them to make this card for her..
Thank you so much for your visit today.. Happy Friday all... Hugs May x x x x
 I would like to enter this card in the following challenge:  (sketch)   

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Nice Clean card today!!

Good Afternoon to you all, Well today I have made a very Clean card.. no Distress inks or sprays at all.. I really enjoyed it too.. this is a birthday card for a little boy.. so I hope he like's it.. The stamp is Whiff of Joy.. The papers are from Basic Grey & my stash... Buttons & sentiment from SU.... Thank you for your visit today.. I would like to enter this card in the following challenge..   (case it)

Wednesday, 1 August 2012


Hi Everyone and welcome to Weds 1st Aug.. Time flies... or I'm getting older one of the two!! Well today on my desk I have had a wee stamping session with my new stamps from last week.. made a little card in the background.. need to do some more the papers are cut just got to cut out the fab images.. the two Gorjuss girl stamps are a gift to a friend.. so I will be popping them in the post soon.. I did treat myself to the set of nesties its called  Wings of hope.. I got it for the wings rather than the butterflies.. but I am sure they will be beautiful also... Well if you are wondering why I'm saying soooo much about my desk it's all down to the lovely Julie over at  Pop over and have a trip around the world's desk's join in if you like... But be warned it's very addictive! but fun...Thank you for your visit... Hugs May x x x