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Friday, November 28, 2014

NO MORE BACKGAMMON



Hello Everyone...

Well..part of the problem with my PC was my most favourite game ever " backgammon"..
I was getting on line and playing against the computer [and he cheats..]...and my PC did not like it at all and would shut down and cause many problems elsewhere..so now he gets turned of every night to rest and all is well at the moment....no more Backgammon.

Here tonight to share a card using another image that was certainly not mean't for Christmas but with a few changes with colours...hey presto!.



These cheeky little fellows are from "Emerald Faeries" called "The Larakins" 

Just coloured them in Christmas green and red..and there you go.


Frolicking Fairies...what could be cuter...


Papers from" Rosies Studio - Basics"...added some very stiff florist netting and my new holly die from "Couture Creations Intricutz dies" [without the baking paper now] and added some red berry beads.
Copics were YG03 - R27 - and a green faber Castell pencil for shading...

Challenges to enter....

Crafting By Design  [Fairies]

Fab n Funky  [Die cuts]

Simon Says Stamp  [Anything Goes]

That's me done..we are just having a thunder and lightening storm and Harry is trying to get under my desk...the storm is coming from the south which is chilly over here, but better than the heat we have been having..just a bit more noisy..

Thanks so much for stopping by...will see you tomorrow.

luv CHRISSYxx







Thursday, November 27, 2014

PC PROBLEMS


Hello Everyone...

I'm having PC issues again and cannot stay connected for too long as the computer shuts down...giving me a real headache ...

It is very early Thursday morning here and going to get this  post done and into cyber space before I'm disconnected...
My son is taking me shopping for a new PC in the New Year..my money..his advice.

So today it is Delightful Thursday   and time for me to share another wonderful image from the..
Digital Delights Store

Meet Snowflake Sweeny



There he is...coloured with Faber Castell pencils and copics...



Cute huh!



I made a sign post with the Digital delights "Holiday Greetings" sentiment..



Lashings of snow on the Marianne creatables fence..pom pom trims and MC trees which I embossed through a cuttlebug folder and punched out small  snowflakes..

This card  is going to one of the children, where I had been working..they all hit my soft spot really, and walking past their house the other day the kids were in the sandpit out the front and they called out" hello"..and " when was I coming back"..awww..that touched me.

Awww moment over..I need to get going as my PC is starting to roar like a boeing..

Challenges to enter..

Fan-tastic Tuesday   [anything goes / twist -use a tree]

The cutie pie challenge   [Festive Furry Friends]

Fairytale challenge  [Christmas with Animals]

Crafty Hazelnuts christmas extra  [anything as long as it is Christmas]





Thanks so much for stopping by today and all the fabulous comments you leave..

See you soon.

luv CHRISSYxx






Tuesday, November 25, 2014

ANOTHER CHRISTMAS CARD


Hello Everyone and big welcome to my new followers..

Have another Christmas card to share using and sweet image from Crafty Sentiments Designs...

This is" Vinnca Christmas Goodies"



Vinnca 's skin and hair with Faber Castell pencils and the rest is with copics..

The frosty border is a Fiskars grass punch and glittered up with Dazzling diamonds.



A close up of Vinnca..



Kaisercraft sentiment...memory box trees and decorated the front one with pearls and red gems..papers are MME - "Be Merry" and a little pom pom border and that is number 25 done.

All my big cards are going to my clients..I went into the post office yesterday and nearly died at the price to send cards..gulp..luckily I had made smaller  5x5 cards to post...

So that's me done this evening...off down to feed my friends cats as she has been away on a cruise for the month...the cats are alive.. but I killed her strawberries..oop's.

Thanks so much for stopping by...

Challenges to enter...

Card Mania   [Use a digi]

Merry Monday Christmas challenge   [Red/white/green]

The Pink Elephant  [Anything goes]


See you tomorrow..

Luv CHRISSYxx




Sunday, November 23, 2014

LACY SUNSHINE DT


Hello Everyone...

Another 2 weeks has past so very fast and time for a new challenge over at Lacy Sunshine

Thanks to all who joined us last time..this fortnights challenge is all about the North pole/snowflakes/candy canes and snow...so let your imagination go wild and join in the fun.

This is my card share...using one of Heathers fabulous new images which you can find HERE

Princess Crystal Icicle Ethereal Enchantress



There she is in all her sparkling prettiness...

I added the branch myself to give her something to sit on and  the leaves are sparkly punched snowflakes.



A close up..skin Faber Castell pencils and clothes and hair with copics.


You can see how thick the snow is on this shot, dripping off her gorgeous sparkly wings.

Papers from Rosies studio..and that's about it really.




That annoying shadow is the tree behind me and the wrong time of the day for photographing..

So there we go...thanks so much for stopping by...

Enjoyed the movie "The Hunger Games..Mockingjay"[ or bird or something].. very much last night and managed to stay awake the whole time...but we had to sit right near the front and 2 1/2 hours with a high backed chair and looking up did not do my neck any good..lol...and I ate too much chocolate and felt quite bilious on the way home..just couldn't stop myself..pineapple lumps and aeroplanes..very yummy.

Challenges to enter....

Divas By Design  [Let it Snow]

See you tomorrow.

luv CHRISSYxx






Saturday, November 22, 2014

IT'S GETTING CLOSER..CHRISTMAS I MEAN.


Hello Everyone..

Saturday afternoon here and cloudy but very muggy..rain is supposed to arrive this evening and hopefully it will cool down a bit.

Had a great day colouring the other day and going to share a card I made..


This little sweetie comes from Crafty Sentiments Designs called "Christmas Helper"

Coloured with copics and faber Castell pencils in  non traditional colours [sort of]..



Her outfit in the new suede brown look with red trim with matching boots and hat.



Papers are "Couture Creations -Jolly Christmas"...punched snowflake with red berries in the centres...

Some muslin poked in here and there and the sentiment from Kaisercraft..

Challenges to enter..

A Crafty Mess  [anything goes]

Sister Act challenge  [anything goes]

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



So that's me done...have the tea time rush soon and hoping for a Nana nap before that as I'm going to the movies tonight with my son and his girls[ after work] to see the third Hunger Games movie...I really, really need to keep awake this time..lol..

Thanks for stopping by as often as you do and for leaving such awesome comments...really appreciate it..
See you tomorrow.

luv CHRISSYxx







Thursday, November 20, 2014

DELIGHTFUL THURSDAY


Hello Everyone..

Thursday today and time for an inspirational post for Digital Delights 

This week I was able to play with Christmas Saffi ..



So very cute and such fun to colour and if you like her to come to your house you can buy her HERE

I used copics for this image and of course lashings of glitter.


I love the little eyes on the reindeer and the surprised look on the wee girl..



Oop's..the bow went limp..papers from MME "Be Merry" and I made the snowmen 3D along the bottom...

The snowflakes I punched out in red cardstock and added clear glitter which made them sort of gold.

The "Holiday Greetings" sentiment is from Digital delights too..and the ribbon from my stash.

So there we go..

Had my hair cut today and I feel  like a new person.

Challenges to enter...

Baffies Kreativladen  [Christmas]

Crafting By Design  [Christmas]

Kraftin' Kimmie Wonderful Wednesday [Anything goes]


Thanks so much for stopping by..off to find some choccies..I must have some stash somewhere..

See you tomorrow..

Luv CHRISSYxx







Wednesday, November 19, 2014

VINTAGE CHRISTMAS


Hello Everyone..

Yesterday I made a boo boo and called my image "Ballerina Bobbi"..it was supposed to be "Ballerina Abi"...apologies to "All dressed up."

Another day is half way through here and had a cancellation for this afternoon so thought I would whip home  and put my vintage Christmas card up before I get my haircut.. I was asked to make this card and a 70th Birthday card for the same Lady...



The gorgeous image is from "The Graphics Fairy"...and it printed out so pink and I could not alter it.

Lots of stuff going on here...the papers are Couture Creations" Vintage Christmas"

The holly across the top is actually the baking paper I used to help get the  light cardstock out of the die...but it didn't work, so used the baking paper instead...lol..



Close up of image....



And the side view..everything was from my stash..the music brad from a candy I won a long time ago..the velvet brown bow from "My Lady"..

The large snowflakes were a cuttlebug die and cut them from the DP's..

So hope the lady likes it and I will show you the Birthday card tomorrow..

Thanks so much for stopping by...

Oh! great..a txt just came through..my hairdresser just cancelled, so I will have to spend another woolly hair day ...cant get in until tomorrow...oh! well...I will just have to sit and colour for the afternoon till school pick up..life can be so tough..lol..

See you tomorrow.

luv CHRISSYxx