Tuesday 15 August 2017


Hi there - today I'm posting the mid-month reminder for the CCAYR challenge where our theme is 'Use Yellow'.  I must admit that I struggled with this one at first and then I found an LOTV Art Pad in my 'stash' and there's quite a bit of yellow in this image - thankfully!  After that it was easy - I suppose I'd never thought of the yellow glow from a light coming through a window - duh!   

I used quite a lot of gold sparkly bits on here too, just to bring out the yellow light from the window and the surrounding bricks.  Naturally this looks much more 'yellowy' irl!!!  Typical!     


6" x 6" white card blank - stash
Image - LOTV Art Pad 18 'Winter Wonderland'
First Edition Paper - 'Christmas Village' 8" x 8"
DCWV - 'Glitzy Pastels' stack 6" x 6"
Christmas sentiments - LOTV Christmas Label clear stamps
Crafts-Too Dies - Oval Stitch hole die
Creative Expressions Dies - Festive Collection 'Holly Accessory kit' dies
Stardust Stickles glue
Gems, Gold Glitzy tape, white tassel, snowflake dies - all unbranded

The prize this month is ...

We'd love to see your Christmas creations - using yellow - of course!  You can enter our challenge here.  While you're there why not check out the beautiful creative work of the two Teams.  

Anyway must be off to do a little bit of ironing, it's swimming tomorrow and I'm really looking forward to it - I actually managed 50 lengths last Friday and 44 on Wednesday - wish they'd do an Olympics for OAPs, I'd enter!!   I'm kidding of course 'cos I would probably be giggling far too much to be able to swim!

Lots of big hugs to you all and take loads of care. 

Love Suexxx

I'd like to enter my card into the following challenges 

ABC Christmas Challenge - P Q and R - People, Quick and Red
Christmas Card Challenge No 19 - Anything Christmas Goes
Dream Valley Challenge No 161 - Christmas Animals

Sunday 6 August 2017


Good afternoon everyone - hope you are having a good weekend - bit wet for August here though!!  Anyway - this fortnight over at International Art and Soul our theme is 'Boxes and Bags', so I decided to make a hexagonal gift box.

I asked the maestro to take a few pics showing different 'views' for you to check it out.


A3 Centura Pearl card - Crafters Companion
Hexagon Box die - Tattered Lace Dies
Hexagon Nesting Layers die - Tattered Lace Dies
Honeycomb Lattice die - Tattered Lace Dies
Flowers, leaf, tag dies - Unbranded
Penny Black Clear Stamps - 'Happy Snippets' sentiment stamp
Stamen punch - www.L-Em.com
Pearls - stash

Perhaps I should leave this lying around to see if the maestro can fill it with a nice little gift - sorry that was a daydream I was having!  LOL.  Bless him, he's always treating me so I'm not complaining at all.

We really would love to see your crafty bags or boxes so why not have a go and enter our challenge (here).  While you're at it, we'd love you to become a follower - that would be amazing.

Nip over to the blog to check out my teamies' creations - they are so talented and inspirational.

Big hugs to you all.

Love Suexxx

I would like to enter my gift box into the following challenges - 

That's Crafty Challenge - Anything but Cards

Saturday 5 August 2017


Hi there - today is the start of our challenge over at Crafty Calendar, we have two wonderful sponsors and I've been able to use a gorgeous image from Sheepski Designs for my 'shaped' card.  These two 'Fuzzy Friends' really are so cute - I used to collect bears, many moons ago, and I still love them loads.

As I said earlier we have two sponsors -


therefore we are offering two winners' prizes!  I hope you can enter our challenge (here), you can do any crafty thing you like as long as it fits in with our theme.


6" x 6" white card blank - stash
Image - 'Fuzzy Friends' digi from Sheepski Designs
Spellbinders Dies - Grand Dahlia die (to form the flower shaped card)
Die-namics Dies - Wonky Circle Stitched die
Papers - 'Hugs with Henry' (free with magazine)
Penny Black Clear Stamps - 'Happy Snippets' sentiment stamp
Daisy, leaf, tag dies - unbranded

You have a whole month to enter and, don't forget, you can enter up to three items so lots of luck to you.  Oh and btw - we have now reached our (over) 1000 followers so Sue J will be sorting out the winners of our '!000 Followers' prizes.

Anyway must be off now 'cos it's almost dinner/tea time (wherever you are from!!).  Thank you for visiting my blog and if you leave a comment, I shall be chuffed to bits.  

Take care and hugs to you all.

Love Suexxx

I'd like to enter my card into the following challenges -

Day Dreamer Challenge - Anything Goes
Star Stampz Challenge - Hand Coloured image