Thursday, 31 January 2013


Hi Everyone,
Thank you so much for all your lovely comments on my last two posts...I know how busy you all are! It's so nice of you to take the time to visit me x x x

This is my 3rd Valentine project using the Beautiful vintage images from NICECRANE DESIGNS I hope you like it!!

I used some corrugated card for the background.. some lace on top I added some aged ivory fran-tage to corrugated card and to the hearts.. I cut a frame out for image that also has had the fran-tage treatment (lol)  the pearls are from my stash as is the ribbon, button, butterfly and heart doily ..
Thank you so much for your visit today... it's nearly the weekend... Enjoy!!  Hugs May x x x

Wednesday, 30 January 2013


Hi Everyone,
Today I have another fabulous image from Nicecrane designs from their wonderful vintage valentine collection... you can find this from the link....
I hope you like todays make!!

I used a canvas board which I painted with cream acrylic paint..then I added some vintage papers from the Tea Thyme collection from Prima, I added a doily , some lace.. I stamped the Effel tower onto some seam binding The little lace heart I bought from the Funkie Junkie some time ago..the other embellishments are from my stash... Click here to visit the wonderful store

Thank you so much for your visit today.... Hugs May x x x

Tuesday, 29 January 2013


Hi Everyone,

I'm back today with a Beautiful Valentine image from Nicecrane designs, I decided to alter a jar that was lying around in my cupboard... after a good wash I went about embellishing it with crocheted doilies , ribbons, flowers, pearls and of course some bling... Not forgetting the fabulous images from Nicecrane designs.. You can find them HERE..

                                                           The lid of the jar with lace & doilies...
                                                            the image is beautiful don't you think
                                                     my completed storage jar....
Here is a ling to the fabulous sheet with Beautiful images..
Thank you so much for your visit today..... Hugs May x x x
Challenges entered
sugar creek hollows  Lots of layers
Frilly & Funkie  Spruce it up
live love craft  something old...(old doilies)


Hi Everyone,

My Tag Tuesday entry this week is something with the letter D... we are going through the alphabet!! I did not load the A,B,C, ones on my blog but loaded them on the Tag Tuesday blog... as I forget to put it on my blog...( it's me age you know) So my letter D will be DRESS-FORM... I hope you like it... why not pop over to Tag Tuesday and check out the other selection of Tags... I love to see what we all come up with!! Have a wee look HERE

I cut the dress-form from the TH die (sewing room)  the stamp set I used is from Oxford impressions (dress forms & corsetry)  I love this set...Distress inks.. Squeezed Lemonade, Tattered Rose, Victorian Velvet, The droplets you see on the tag is from Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze fine paint..called (Waterfall) ..
Thank you so much for your visit today... Hugs May x x x

Sunday, 27 January 2013

Eclectic Ellapu Challenge.....

Hi Everyone,
 I Hope you all are enjoying your Sunday and keeping warm... This week over at Eclectic Ellapu the Challenge theme is "Black & White and Read all over" sounds fun, This was chosen by the lovely Dawn from the Pink Team... I am really looking forward to all your fabulous entries.. Pop over HERE and have a look at the fabulous inspiration from the lovely pink team.... See you there!

Thank you so much for your visit.... Hugs May x x x

The background papers I used are SU Papers the heart & ribbon are from my stash...the sentiment is from creative expressions stamp set "Art Sayings" by Sam Poole I love this stamp set... x x x

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Dress to Impress.....

Hi Everyone,

I do hope you all are safe & warm in the snow & chilly weather at the moment!! A Big welcome to my new followers, It's Great to have you join me.. Thank you so much!!

Well today is the start of a new Challenge over at Dragons Dream, For the next fortnight the Recipe chosen by my lovely Teamie Trace is Dress To Impress...  Dressform---Embossed impression---Bling.. Sounds fun eh!!
 We are looking forward to all your fabulous entries as always.. join us HERE  see you there x x x

I used TH sewing room die for the dressform.. I embossed some papers from Prima Tea Thyme collection for the dress.I used paper from this range for background also... The wings have lots of bling... Maybe too much ( lol) these were cut from TH angel wings die! I really enjoyed making this tag Thanks Trace for another Fab Recipe
Thank you so much for your visit    Hugs May x x x x

Tuesday, 15 January 2013


Hi Everyone,
Brrrrrrr It's so chilly today!! No snow in sunny Eastbourne today.. But looking at the news there is buckets full around the UK... Keep Safe & warm everyone....

Today I have made two cards using the Fabulous Images from Nicecrane Designs.. If you have not visited them before you are in for a real treat... Pop over  HERE and take a look it so worth a visit!!!

This is my first card using this Fabulous image from Fantasy & Kids Vol 1

                                        This wonderful image is from Fantasy and kids Vol 11
                                  Both of the images were coloured with pro-markers....


 Thank you so much for your visit today.. I hope you like the cards....
Hugs May x x x

Sunday, 13 January 2013


Hi Everyone,

Happy Sunday to you all Its the start of a new Challenge over at Eclectic Ellapu and the Theme was chosen by our Lovely Teamie Laurian--- Laurian has chosen a recipe this week so lets get cooking!!
1 DIE CUT-----2 PATTERNED PAPERS----3 EMBELLISHMENTS..(you can use a digi or a stamped image also & ribbon)

For my entry I used a fabulous image from Nicecrane designs you can find them HERE   I used the die cuts floral ovals from spellbinders..the backing papers are from the Tea Thyme collection from Prima & the flowers & ribbon are from my stash....
Looking forward to all your Fabulous entries this week at Eclectic Ellapu so pop over HERE and join in see you there!!!

 Thank you so much for your visit... Hugs May x x x

Have a great Sunday all x x x

Friday, 11 January 2013


Hi Everyone,

I hope you are all well, Today is the start of the next fortnights Challenge at Fussy & Fancy and the Theme is ...Coffee--Cocoa--Tea.. Chosen by the lovely Sheryl..This sounds fun don't you think! I used the teapot image from Fresh Brewed Designs... Fresh Brewed Designs kindly gave some of the team their great digi stamps to work with Thank you so much!!!
Looking forward to seeing all your fabulous entries as always... see you there! you can link to Fussy & Fancy Challenge HERE

Hugs May x x x

Wednesday, 9 January 2013


Hi Everyone,
This is the first Challenge of 2013 for Dragons Dream Tag it On.. We have another recipe for you all..."Mythical Animal.... Night Sky.... Clear Moon... The only rules are You must at least one real stamped image on your tag! You can link up your fabulous creations HERE  Looking forward to seeing all your fabulous entries as always...See you THERE
Hugs May x x x

I used an assortment of Distress inks for the background.. Shabby Shutters, Squeezed Lemonade, Broken china, faded jeans & black soot.. The dragon stamp is a Tando stamp... the birds are a  Lavinia stamp.. the fibres are from my stash.. Have a great Wednesday.. May x x x

Tuesday, 1 January 2013


Hi Everyone,

 I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas.. Lots of yummy eats & laughs!! If you don't celebrate Christmas I still hope you enjoyed whatever you done!! I would like to wish you all A very Happy 2013... I hope you all get what you wish for..Thank you all so much for the lovely support & comments throughout 2012 x x x

Well today I would like to share with you A fantastic vintage image from nicecrane designs A beautiful image of Marie Antoinette.. I have mounted this on some canvas board which I painted with Facetten lack crackle paint colour 650.. then when dry I added some more clear crackle paint then sprayed the background with some Perfect Pearls Mist colour Bronze.. added some elements, Ribbon, Lace, trinkets  from my stash rolled some flowers to match the beautiful rose she is holding...

These images are fabulous value and the range of items in the store to choose from is amazing so pop over HERE and visit the fabulous Blog & store... Thank you so much for your visit today.... Hugs May x x x