Saturday, 31 March 2012

Mid Week Magnolias Challenge Card

Hi, Happy Saturday everyone, The Sun is hiding away today wee chill in the air, I hope that was not me summer last week ( he he)  Today I made this card for the challenge over at mid week magnolias the challenge theme this week was a sketch!! I am not to sure why at the moment I am into Green!!! I'm sure it will pass.... Have a wonderful weekend and be happy whatever you are doing!!! Hugs May x x x
I would also like to thank my new followers.. it is very kind of you to take the time to join my blog it is very much appreciated  x x Thank you all May x x x

I shall enter this card at

Wednesday, 28 March 2012


Hi Everyone , lots of sunshine around for most of us and long may it last x x
Well on my desk this week woo-hoo I got a Spellbinders Grand Calibur from my DH yipee!! I am very happy with it as I can cut more than one spellbinder at any one time, I would like to get the grand circles  to make mini albums, so hopefully they will have some at Ally Pally, which is not long now!! I love my trips there, I shall be wearing my WOYWW badge and hopefully can meet some of you guys!!! well on my desk is some of the cut outs I have done as I needed to play with the calibur as soon as it arrived!!!
If you are wondering why I am showing whats on my desk it is all down to the lovely Julia over at   come over and have a look at desks from all over the world (great fun) and dont be shy join in !!! be warned its addictive..... Hugs May x x x x

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Challenge card today...

What beautiful weather lots of sunshine in EastSussex today!! I hope you all are having some of the same!! Today I have a challenge card that meets the "theme" for 4 challenges. I am using a tag card for this one, I got the idea and measurements from the lovely Pops at  who has printed the instructions on her blog, Now if you have never visited this young lady's blog boy- o- boy are you in for a Treat her creations are Fabulous.
I will enter this card/tag in the following challenges!!  (tilda holding a flower/ bunch of flowers)  (dies-punches-ribbon) spellbinder oval die & SU scallop & circle punch)  (Basic Grey Papers)  papers used sweet threads & Olivia.  ( not a square)
Thank you so much for your visit today.... enjoy the sunshine x x Hugs May x x x x

Sunday, 25 March 2012

More than one fold "challenge"

Hi, Happy Sunday all, beautiful weather again here in East Sussex! Lovely.. This little make is for the challenge over at  "More than one fold" I have used a mini Tilda she is so cute I must say, and a lovely size for small gifts and tags, I think I need a few more of these, O dear not another spend coming on!! I need to save my pennies for Ally Pally in April Not long now whoo-hoo, Thank you so much for your visit to day, its so kind of you to take the time it is really  appreciated x x x Hugs May x xx x

Saturday, 24 March 2012

LOTV Challenge card

Well another beautiful day here in East Sussex... My challenge card for LOTV today  using some scrapcake and basic grey papers, I just love the scrapcake papers I have only recently found this company through dies to die for site...while I was treating myself to a couple of 12x12 pages of the lovely pion papers now I have them to scared to cut them as they are gorgeous!! so I will just look at them for a few more days ( what are we like eh!), Have a fabulous Saturday all Hugs May x x x x

Friday, 23 March 2012

Mid Week Magnolia Challenge Card

Hi All, I do hope you all are well, we had really hot sunshine today in the south East (Eastbourne) really hot and lovely!!! I hope most of you had the same...

This is my card for this weeks challenge over at Mid week Magnolia, ( ribbon, pearls, flowers) so I hope I have covered this ok.. I used the beautiful papers from the Scrapcake they are soooo lovely! This pad is called ( One moment in time).. Thank you for your visit today... Hugs May x x x x

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

challenge card

Hi Everyone  A little spring card today using a Penny Black Image ( flowers for mimi) I shall enter this card in the penny black Saturday Challenge   and The penny black allsorts challenge  Thank you so much for your visit today Hugs May x x x x


 Hi all, Shhhhhhhhhhhhh I've been shopping again oooops! me the one that is supposed to be on a stash diet! But I really DO NEED these ( cough cough!) I am supposed to be saving my pennies for Ally Pally in April! you know how it is guys sometimes we can't help ourselves!! Do you notice my fab WOYWW badge from the lovely Julia x x x Thank you Julia x x
 A wider view of goody desk, I love the newsprint stamp from Hero Arts Love it!
 just a couple of pics of the BOSS, doing what she does best Sleep!!! This is on the floor at the entrance to the kitchen, were you have to step over her to get in!! attention seeking or what!!!!!
If you are wondering why I am showing my desk to the world, It's all down to the lovely Julia over at  come over and check out desks from all over the world, be warned its addictive but lots of fun.
 Thank you for your visit today, have a great Wednesday, Hugs May x x x x x x x x x x

Monday, 19 March 2012

Some Digi images from Whoopsie Daisy

I would firstly like to thank all my lovely followers I now have one hundred can you believe that!! I had to pinch myself, it's so wonderful thank you each and everyone of you x x x x

I came across the Whoopsie Daisy digi shop the other day and decided to have a play with their wonderful digi's , I made two very different cards as you can see, I enjoyed making these two cards, and I was so surprized at their prices an A4 sheet 4 digi's for £1.99p ( A wee bargain)
Thank you for your visit today!  Hugs May x x x

sugar nellie challenge

Sorry for the pic being a little dark was difficult to photograph due to the dull afternoon, in the morning it was lovely bright weather too, I had not finished the card by then! I will enter this card in the sugar bowl challenge  I used this cute sugar nellie stamp, I am getting quite obsessed with this type of flower which is a marianne die! so must use some other dies for the rest of the week!!, Thank you for your visit today, I love the kind comments that you lovely bloggers take the time to leave, Thank you x x Hugs May x x x just off to finish my penny black entry

Sunday, 18 March 2012

Sweet pea stamps

Sweet pea stamps  have a DT Call out and are asking for anyone whom may be interested to send some makes through to their challenge blog!!  above are a couple of mine, Have a great Mother's day all!  Hugs May x x x

The Stampman Challenge "Vintage"

 Happy Mother's Day to all you lovely blogging mummy;s!!  I hope you all are being spoilt!!
I made this tag for the challenge over at .
I used Tim Holtz Dies to make the house shape on the tag (dwellings)  and (hearts) the little bird on the heart is from a marianne die! some lace for background and flower! Thank you so much for your visit today, Big Hugs May x x x x

Saturday, 17 March 2012

Challenge Card

I have made this card to wish all you lovely Irish bloggers wherever you are in the world! A Very Happy St Patrick's Day!! Enjoy!  I will entry this card in two challenges.

Wednesday, 14 March 2012


 Hi everyone welcome to WOYWW 145  my desk this week I have had a wee tidy up!! be warned this is heavy pic laden, so feel free to pass the pics if you so wish, just showing a few pics of my messy (most of the time) craft space, Just got my labels for my promarkers so that job being done today!!
 Behind the door! every inch of wall space has something on it, I need a biggar room, but DH develops selected hearing when this topic is brought up!! hmmmm
 some of my punches, I have others at the left side of my desk ( the flat type)
 My computer space!
 My many, many storage boxes
 Big shot and dies shelf
 above my desk more Sir Timmie's dies and inks
 more storage shelves

 Storage shelves ( cant get enough of these)  x x
 My DD bought this for me as she knows how much I love the movie Wizard of Oz (lol)
 coloured cardstock etc,
These storage drawers I have all the way round the room, so thats my space for now! and if you are wondering why this mad women is showing the world her space it's all down to the lovely Julia at  pop over for a visit or even join in its addictive but fun.
I wish to thank all you lovely kind bloggers whom took the time to leave such lovely comments last week x x x Hugs May x x

Monday, 12 March 2012

Three of my favorite makes

 Three of my Favorite makes for 2012

These have been put on my blog for me to link to the Fussy and Fancy challenge blog

Challenge Card

Happy Monday all, Lovely sunny day here in Eastbourne at the mo!! I came across this stamp in my stash still new in it's packet ( what are we like) so decided to make a card for some challenges, I will entry this card in!!  ( fairies & sparkle) ( anything goes) (anything goes ) ( one for the girls)

Challenge card

Hi all, Beautiful day out there today ! This card I will enter into the penny black challenge and basic grey challenge. 
I have used a penny black stamp and basic grey papers, Have a great day all, Hugs May x x x x

Sunday, 11 March 2012

I got an award whoop, whoop

WOW!! Look what I got today from the lovely Jan at  Thank you so much Jan for including me in your list of givers x x x
The rules is to thank the person whom you received the award from and link their blog from yours.
Choose 15 bloggers to pass award on to.
Tell 7 things about yourself (me)!!.

My List of bloggers I wish to pass this award to ( I wish it could be all of you as I get so much inspriration from you all)
1 Mel:
2 Anesha:
3 Susan
4 Redanne
5 Nessie
6 Di
7 Jo
8 Becci
9 Lavinia
10 Becky
11 Dani
12 Mary
13 Anne
14 April
15 Mommyle
 phew!!! now there was a task x x

Ok 7 things about me
1 married to my DH for 35years (I must be due for parole soon) lol  Bless him!!
2 I am a mother of two grown beautiful daughters
3 I have one adorable Grandson
4 I work full time for the NHS
5 I am terrified of spiders ( I would never hurt one as I am to scared to go that close lol!!)
6 I love cooking for my family
7 shhhh this one is a secret dont tell DH!!  I love buying crafty goodies tee-hee x x
Thank you again Jan for this lovely award!! Enjoy all, Hugs May x x x x


I had a good old crafty day Saturday!!  another card for a couple of other challenge's today, and tomorrow  I will have another two, oops!!!! I better get some housework done x x I will entry this card in two challenges.
Thank you for your visit today It's lovely! and thank you for taking the time to visit, Hugs May x x x

Magnolia challenge

Hi, I have not used this magnolia Edwin stamp for sometime, so I was having a crafty day yesterday and decided to enter a few cards in some challenges, I will be posting twice today, gosh!! look at me eh, This card I will enter in two challenges.
I hope you all are having a great Sunday the sun is trying hard to break through here in Eastbourne, long may that continue!!  Thank you to all who take the time to visit my blog, Big Hugs May x x x

Wednesday, 7 March 2012


Remember this from last week , well it worked a dream I put it through the big shot to cut some hearts and butterflys and it cut with no problems, I thought it would break up! to my delight it did'nt

 as you can see from this pic I got quite a bunch of them! so now what to do with them!!
 The green tag has two plain hearts cut from cardboard underneath the tissue paper before I painted it, its difficult to make out in the pic, the blue one had some plain hearts put on top before painting with the croco crackling paint, I prefer the green one as the tissue paper underneath I think gives a lot more texture, I have to finish these off as still thinking about what to do with them!!
 This tag is my take on Sir Timmie's Tag for march, I did'nt have his wood effect background stamp and I used a different type of butterfly which was stamped then embossed, I also did not have any of his metal flowers so just used some glassine paper for the flower
So if you are asking why is this mad woman is showing us what's on her desk, well, it;s all down to the lovely Julia over at whats-on your-workdesk-wednesday ( WOYWW)  pop over and take a peek at the worlds creative desks and take part!! Be warned it's very addictive! enjoy!! Thank you for your visit today,  Hugs May x x x