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Thursday, January 29, 2015

DELIGHTFUL THURSDAY



Hello Everyone...and welcome to another Delightful Thursday where the Design Team share their inspiration using the gorgeous images from the Digital Delights Store 

This week I have played with the cutest little Owl...Mrs Luvvy



There she is...adorned in pink..

Mrs Luvvy was coloured in copics and I perched her onto a Memory box die "Birch Tree" which I took a mortgage out to buy..[well, nearly]..and just laid it on it's side to form  a branch..



A close up of Mrs Luvvy with her glittery cheeks and glossy eyes...



The side view...papers from Rosies Studio "Prim and  proper"..

MB clouds and pearl buttons...and the floral buttons along the bottom from my stash..

So there we go...you can see the rest of my teamies fabulous creations at the  Digital Delights blog

Challenges to enter...

Cuttlebug mania  [wildlife]

Shopping our stash  [Love me do]

Bunny Zoes Crafts  [Hearts]

My Craft Creations   [anything goes]

Simon says monday challenge  [clouds]




Thanks so much for stopping by...hope the week is going fast for you and the weekend will be here before we know it...

See you tomorrow..

luv CHRISSYxx

Monday, January 26, 2015

COMPUTERS!!



Hello Everyone..

WOW!..been awhile..but happy to say I'm here to share another card although it has taken me 3 days to find it..

Most of my files are now on the new computer [in triplicate!!..don't ask]..and new photos of cards are now being put on the new computer..somewhere.. so sooner or later I will have to start posting on it...

For now I'm tucked away on the other side of my craft room using my old faithful PC...slow but at least I know where things are.

Have a vintage Birthday card to share today, made before Christmas and already gone to its new owner..I added a sentiment and the right birth number after the photos were taken so she is a bit naked..



This beautiful image is from the Graphics Fairy..and I think she looks just lovely sitting there in  deep thought.



There's the whole card..lace,flowers,netting and pearls all from my stash of bits and pieces...

I love the little bird on a branch charm..that was in my candy win from Pia




And the side view...

Well, before this PC blows up..I had better sign off as it is soooo very slow and not very happy.

Hope the weekend went well for you all..I'm on Monday afternoon already and the grand sons are on their way round as Mum is off to do the shopping and they don't want to go...

Thanks so much for stopping by and I will see you again on Thursday if not before..

I will go find where my photos are on this windows 8 thing..so many places to look ,and hopefully can start posting from there soon..

See you later..

luv CHRISSYxx

Thursday, January 22, 2015

DELIGHTFUL THURSDAY - LOVE IS IN THE TREE'S



Hello Everyone..

Time for another Delightful Thursday where the DT's share their craftiness using the fabulous images from the DIGITAL DELIGHTS STORE

This week I'm feeling kinda lovey dovey so used this sweet image called..LOVE BIRDS  and love really is in the tree's...



These cute little birds are all happy sitting in the trees amongst the leaves and making out..

Birds coloured with copics and pencils for shading..and a Martha Stewart leaf punch...lots of them.



Splashes of glitter to give them a spark up....



Nitwit papers and cuttlebug hearts and little heart pearls too.. set the scene for a bit of "LOVE"

You can check out the rest of my teamies fabulous creations HERE ..you will be happy you did..

Challenges to enter...

Cuttlebug Mania   [Wildlife]

Digi Choosday  [Love and Romance]

Scrap Creations  [Favourite embellishment - hearts..as I can use up lots of scraps using heart punches and dies.

Bunny Zoes Crafts   [Hearts]

Thanks so much for stopping by...

We have had a blast from the south at long last and the temps have dropped a bit...thank goodness. It wont last, but at least it's a bit of relief..

See you tomorrow..

luv CHRISSYxx






Monday, January 19, 2015

WINTER CHILLS WITH LACY SUNSHINE



Hello everyone...

I'm a bit late with my post this week as my internet kept going down over the weekend and I got plain fed up...

A new challenge has started over at Lacy Sunshine  and this time we are looking at...

 "WINTER BLISS"...not too sure if anyone loves Winter ..but here in the middle of a stinking hot summer I could enjoy a polar blast for a day or two..
For my card this week I was able to play with Eleanor and Pickles  and I love these two characters.



Quite a big card as I printed the image big so I could see it all..and not a very steady hand with copics.

A lot of fun to colour though...tons of snow and a grass punch lathered with snowy glitter for the top border.
Chip board stickers from my stash and glittered card stock.


Enjoying using my copics more and more but still use my pencils for a lot of my colouring..like skin..the sign board and shading over the copics..



Cute little pair...

So post done..late.. but up and on my old PC...slow but sure..
I have the man coming today to give me lessons on my new computer and help me find my  stuff on windows 8.1..that should be interesting..

Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving some love..

Entering this challenge..

Crafty Hazelnuts extra challenge   [anything goes as long as it is Christmas]

see you tomorrow..

luv CHRISSYxx

Saturday, January 17, 2015

SPARE CARD


Hello Everyone...

I'm attempting to use my new computer for posting a card.[.always sneak over to the old one for up loading photos]...

I found this sweet card in my basket and never got round to blogging her or adding a sentiment..but thought I would share it anyway...

Well, that didn't work so back on the old girl...hope she can hold out..



I have named her "Girl with Bird"..a gorgeous image from [I think]..the Graphics Fairy.



A close up...very sweet.



And the side view...She could be Birthday or even Christmas..

Papers from Couture Creations...flowers,swirls and Gauze from my stash..

So there we go...a few more laying around in my files so will try to post them up a bit more often..

So very hot and sticky and we need rain desperately...our East coast is getting into a very dangerous situation...fires are banned and still nitwits are out there watering their grass!!!

Thanks so much for stopping by and all the lovely sweet comments you leave me...really appreciate them all...

Off to my sons now as I'm cooking the tea for 10 and my flat is way too small to have that lot here.

See you tomorrow.

luv CHRISSYxx




Thursday, January 15, 2015

DELIGHTFUL THURSDAY DT


Hello Everyone..

A beautiful summers days here and it's also Thursday.. so time for my Digital Delights  inspiration post using a fabulous cute image from the Digital Delights Store .

This week I thought it would be good time for a wedding as there are so many taking place this time of the year..and the image I used was this adorable wedding couple..Forever Love Boo


A pink and black wedding card and I used copics for colouring this sweet pair..



Aren't they sweet...



My new die ..Couture Creations "Peace Doves" and MB precious hearts die..

Papers and lace from my stash and a piece of scrap black ribbon that just fitted across..



Even "Harry" was in the Wedding mood and played along...the net curtain was not too happy as I washed it two days later and it fell to bits..lol..

So there we go..

Thanks so much for stopping by..

Challenges to enter...

Inky chicks  [anything goes]

Party time Tuesdays   [anything goes]

Sweet 7 challenge  [Anything goes]

Crafting from the heart  [anything goes]

Will see you tomorrow...

luv CHRISSYxx














Tuesday, January 13, 2015

TELL ME A STORY



Tell me story, tell me story
Tell me story, remember what you said
You promised me you said you would
You got to give in so I'll be good
Tell me a story, then I'll go to bed

Hello everyone..remember that song..gosh! I listened to it again on google and never realise what awful singing it was..but I loved the kids verse of this song..

And that message brings us to a book card I was asked to make...using the star image of the book "BARRY" from the now closed stampfairy.

This book card was made for a young fellow who thought his Mum was a worry wart and a nag...UNTIL..

Names have been changed and Barry is being the stand in...

Was a fine beautiful Summers day up the coast of a very popular beach in New Zealand..Piha [Peeha]

Young Barry wanted to go fishing and his Mum said it would be okay BUT..only if he stayed on the small jetty and didn't wander off, as there is a lot of danger under the sea and you cannot see it until it is too late....[nag nag nag...muttered Barry]

So off he went to the jetty with his fishing pole and bucket and started his day fishing...[what dangers!!...such a worry wart.]



Mmmm..I wonder!!

Barry soon became pretty bored sitting on the jetty and decided his Mum would never know if he went further down the beach and fished off the rocks...[the big boys do it all the time]



It wasn't long before the tide turned and it became a bit choppy as he watched his bucket float away..



Suddenly a small dolphin leapt out the water not too far away from the rocks and gave Barry a bit of a start...but he was happy to see him though..although the sea was getting choppier by the minute.



He did think he should make his way back...but it was too late. The tides and freak waves in Piha were too quick and the biggest wave came over the top of the rocks and swept Barry into the sea.

Thanks to the Piha lifeguards and the West pack Helicopter rescue service..Barry was quickly located and rescued...he was taken to the local hospital, checked out and then could go home..



Mothers do know best and this young lad had a very scary fright and I'm sure next time he will listen to Mum...



There's the whole book card and really loved how my glass table reflected up and made the scene more watery..

Thanks so much for stopping by...I will try to come on more but have just been so busy with orders..book cards and cards with matching boxes..working and relieving with other clients..

Phew..who said I was going to slow down in 2015..oh! me that's who..well I never listen to myself anyway..

See you Thursday..or maybe tomorrow.

luv CHRISSYxx