Sunday, 31 May 2009

sugar bowl

This the card that I am entering for the sugarbowl challenge this week, I wasn't to sure on the papers when I had done it but now its comeplete I sort of like it. You have to use pearls in your creation this week I have used liquid pearls on my tabs and the flowers on my little girls and big pearls on the flowers, su papers, promarkers and retro punches.
tracy x

lady in red

here is my entry for this weeks spoonful of sugar which is to add lace to your card and just christmas and birthday cards is the fab layout.
Hope everyone is enjoying this fabulous weather, back to school work for me tomorrow I have really enjoyed catching up this week and making my nephews cake.
Tracy x

Friday, 29 May 2009

flutterby butterfly

Another challenge, and another card lol I am entering this for this weeks just magnolia and a competition over at dies to die for . I have used my lovely promarkers see below for the colours used, su papers, stickles and ribbon and various flowers from stash and I have coloured some clear dewdrops to go on my flowers.
Tracy x

card recipe:
* su papers
*flowers prima & poppicrafts
*clear dewdrops
*Promarkers - orange, apricot, blush, vanilla, ruby, berry red, terracota, cocoa, mustard & pastel pink

Thursday, 28 May 2009


So here is the finished cake I am quite pleased with how it looks the red man was much harder to make i thought though, and i run out of time to do his name so had to think of something quick thank heavens for my alphabet & number cutters.

Just hope my nephew can recognise the characters lol!

Happy birthday Jaky!

tracy x

ben 10 cake day 2

Well its day 2 I have just finished piping round the edges glued ben and the blue monster on and added some shimmer dust!
Now the stars and balls are dry I have added them I made the ben 10 words last night still got a bit to do but nearly finished!
should be done by today lol, my card making has taken a back seat unfortunately will be back into it tomorrow hopefully!
Tracy x

Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Here is a sneek preview of my nephews birthday cake for saturday still got quite a bit to do and I have set my self a challenge I have borrowed some amazing books from the library and when you don't have your tutor watching over you at college its a bit scary doing a cake by yourself took me 2 hours to colour and make ben hes a bit overweight but not bad for first go i think and don't let on to my nephew but its double chocolate cake inside


Monday, 25 May 2009

raindrops keep falling on my head

here is my entry for this weeks whiff of joy the layout is gorgeous and the design team have done a fab job as always.
I have use my basic grey papers and my new prima flowers and I have some more new promarkers and just love how deep red and dark green go together I have made this card for my nieces birthday at the beginning of June.
tracy x

out of this world!

Here is my entry for this week roses on paper, the theme this week is a card for the boys!
This is the first time I have used an Ian stamp and this is totally a different card for me too lost my mojo a bit lol!
Tracy x

a very nautical girl!

Just thought that I would share my second cake I have made at college I am really pleased with the finished result and unfortunately its made on a dummy so I won't be able to eat it, but the good news is it will be shown at the cake decorating show at the NEC this year how exciting is that!
Tracy x

Sunday, 17 May 2009

blue & yellow

Here is my entry for this weeks stamp with stampavie I have loved working with the layout, and the colours I wouldn't normally use but my sister bought over my new SU papers last night and I just couldn't resist.
I have also used my daughters new stamp thanks Katie!
Tracy x


Here is my second card of high school musical, they are for a friends granddaughter, I have decorated the inside of this one!

I have used lots of red paper now so I have a real shortage I will need to stock up very soon!

tracy x

Wednesday, 13 May 2009

New shoes!

Here is my entry this week for secret crafter challenge, I purchased this new digital image from sketching stamper this is one of Chris's new designs and its gorgeous I have used beads on the front of my shoe, chalked the background with glimmer chalks used my promarkers for colouring a piece of organza ribbon and basic grey papers i would love this card my self it is so classy but have done for a friend!


Tuesday, 12 May 2009

I believe in fairies!

Another commissioned card this week she is gorgeous to play with and to have as a friend, I have used my daughters new stamp that she won on the roses and papers challenge for entering her candle she made she was over the moon.
sentiment stamp is from ebay that i bought quite a while ago now.
Tracy x

blooming lovely

I have used a sarah kay image for my card, I enjoyed the layout on this challenge it is a sugar bowl layout I think, so can't enter for this challenge will have to see what else I can enter it for this week! I have used none other than my promarkers yet again I don't know how I have lived without them before!
I have put stickles on the flowers but you can't really see as I am not an expert when it comes to taking photographs lol!
Tracy x

Sunday, 10 May 2009

blue is the colour

Here is my entry this week for friday sketchers a great challenge layout this week I must admit i feel I am getting a bit more confident at doing several layers now, I wasn't before as normally this is not be but I'm up for a challenge lol!
Tracy x

In the pink

here is my entry this week for sketch saturday and stamp something the theme over there this week is pink! Ienjoyed working with this sketch and I finally have my own set of miss anya stamps so I don't have to borrow my sisters anymore lol.
I love these stamps and can't wait for the new release of miss anya!
Tracy x


Another commissioned birthday card for a lady at work, used one of my kanban images, again these are fantastic for a quick card followed a sketch from last week can't remember which one but lovely to work with.
Tracy x

recent cards

Here is a recent commisioned card for lady a work that wanted a wedding card, I have used some of my lili of the valley diecuts, these are fantastic if you just need to make a really quick card up! and I have stamped some of my doves onto glitter card with stazon ink and finished off with ribbon and some wedding rings.

Tracy x

Tuesday, 5 May 2009

Woof woof

Here is my entry for this weeks just magnolia challenge, this is a commissioned card for a lady at work who is passionate about her dog and wants a birthday card for him!
Tracy x

Monday, 4 May 2009

I love the colour purple

Oooohhh I so love the colour purple, I made this card last night when my sister Debra came over for our weekly card making night only it has been about 3 weeks since we saw each other so I had missed her and our sessions a little bit.
Anyway I finally managed to get hold of my own Miss Anya's after borrowing my sisters lol I used my new basic grey papers gorgeous and had a go at lollipop flowers that everyone seems to be enjoying at the moment and I must admit I am quite pleased with them.
I am entering this card into this weeks creative inspirations challenge I have really enjoyed working with their layout this week!

Friday, 1 May 2009

Thank you blog candy

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Here is my blog candy that I have put together to say a big thank you to everyone in blog land that has given me advise, support and many laughs along the way!

I have only been blogging since November 2008 and I have met some fantastic people on here.

So what will you win

  1. Penny black sticker sheet
  2. Chipboard alphabet set
  3. Loads of flowers
  4. Assorted paper and card
  5. Stamped images from the sugar nellie range including some gorjuss girls and penny black images
  6. Assortment of ribbon and lace
  7. Acrylic gems
  8. Sherbet dots from craftwork cards

You have till 6p.m. 2nd May 2009 to enter any entries after this time will not be included.

So what do you have to do to win my candy! All you need to do is link my candy on your blog and leave a comment here when you have done so, as a little fun please could you tell me where you like to buy your craft products from and why!

I love to shop at the Glitter pot, crafts u love and poppicrafts, why because they all give a great service and have the latest up to date trends at reasonable prices and have reasonable prices!

I will draw the winner using a random generator on Sunday 3rd May 2009.

You do not have to become a follower this is optional I value all comments left and I will come and check to see if you have made a link on your blog letting everyone know I have candy!

Thanks for looking, good luck everyone

Tracy xxx