Saturday, July 27, 2013

LOTV Challenge Reminder......

Hello!

Popping in to say hello hope you are enjoying your weekend so far!
There are still a few days left to enter the LOTV challenge!
The theme is PINK!


Gorgeous entries so far!

Thanks!

love
kim xxx

Friday, July 26, 2013

CHA Share...........

Hello!
I hope you are all well and have had a good week!
Angie owner of Little Darlings Rubber Stamps and some of the lucky LDRS DT have just been to CHA in Las Vegas and and I have one of the Saturated Canary's to share from CHA!
I was super excited as this along with the LDRS DT's creations was shown on Create and Craft TV when Angie did a live show with them in Vegas for the UK! 


This is 'Breeze' and she has been coloured with distress ink pads.
I have mounted everything onto a canvass which I edged with washi tape.
Lace, Pearl string, Cheesecloth, Berries, Large Roses, Kort & Godt rolled flower - The Ribbon Girl
Paper - Maja
Butterfly - Live & Love Crafts
Die cuts - Magnolia, Nestie
Small roses - WOC


I added stickle glue for sparkle.


Isn't she fabulous! I love her!

Thank you so much for your visit!
Wishing you a fabulous weekend!
love
kim xxx


Tuesday, July 23, 2013

LOTV Christmas Blog Hop!.........


Hello!

Today  Lili of the Valley are holding a design team blog hop to celebrate the launch of their gorgeous new Christmas stamps
This is the first set in their 2013 Christmas collection and is an adorable mix of 16 cute characters which I think you are going to LOVE!

The stamps will be available to buy on the website from midday on Thursday July 25th (UK time) along with some fabulous new art pads and patterned papers

The LOTV design team are all joining in and you may have noticed that there is another new name on the list...
we’re all thrilled to welcome our new teamie, it’s the amazing Kathy!

I’m sure you know what to do by now lol  ...just ‘hop’ from one blog to another following the links and leave a comment on each card, hopefully we can give you lots of ideas and inspiration along the way for using the new images

There is a fabulous prize up for grabs on this hop, we don’t know where it is hidden so do make sure you that you visit and comment on every blog
We will let you know tomorrow evening which was the ‘lucky’ blog and a winner will be drawn at random from all the comments that were left on that blog

The prize is a full set of the new Christmas stamps...
that’s 16 rubber stamps, one each of all the new designs

Here's a list of all the blogs taking part, and remember that you will need to visit them all and leave a comment on each one to have the best chance of winning;


  
Here’s my card. 


This cutie pie is 'Penguin Presents'. He has been coloured with distress ink pads.
Ribbon, Charm, Bells, Lace, Red Berries - The Ribbon Girl
Paper - Maja
Sentiment - LOTV
I have added Inka Gold to my die cuts and the corrugated card has been painted with crackle paint and Inka Gold and stickles.


Your next stop is Lou! Remember if you get lost along the way start at the Ideas to Inspire to find the way!

Don’t forget to stop by the Ideas to Inspire blog tomorrow evening when you can find out who the lucky winner is of that great prize

Enjoy the hop…    and good luck!

love kim xxx






Monday, July 22, 2013

LOTV Festive Post....................

Hello!
I hope you had a great weekend!
We had a great BBQ I just love Summer days!
Today I have another sneak peak of the soon to be released LOTV Christmas Stamps.


This is 'Festive Post'. I love them all they are all my favourites! I have coloured the image with distress ink pads.
Paper - Maja
Sentiment LOTV
Flowers, Lace, Charms, Ribbon - The Ribbon Girl
Die cuts - Magnolia
Metal Corner - WOC (painted with crackle paint)


Thank you so much for your visit and all your lovely comments!
Do pop back tomorrow as exciting news! LOTV are having a blog hop and there are some yummy prizes to be won!

love
kim xxx


Saturday, July 20, 2013

Soooo Big!.........

Hello!

A lot cooler here today, although those temperatures are set to rise again tomorrow!
Today I have a card I made using Little Darlings Rubber Stamps ' Soooo Big'.


For colouring I used distress ink pads and added stardust stickles.
Paper - Maja
Sentiment - LDRS
Ribbon - Ribbon Girl
Die Cuts - Quickutz and Magnolia


Thank you so much for your visit!
Have a great weekend. We are having a BBQ tomorrow. First one of the year so sausages at the ready!

love
kim xxx


Friday, July 19, 2013

LOTV Sneaky Peak Time.......

Hello!

I hope you are all well!
If like me you are experiencing scorching hot days. Hope you are keeping cool. 
Today I would like to share another sneaky peak of Lili of the Valley's  soon to be released Christmas Stamp.


This scrumptious image is Festive Tree. 
I have coloured my image with distress ink pads onto 300gsm water colour paper.
I have used Sakura glitter pen and Stardust stickles.
Papers - Maja
Flowers - WOC
Berries, Rolled Flowers, Ribbon, Lace - The Ribbon Girl
Music Script - LOTV
Die Cuts - Magnolia


Thank you so much for you visit with me!
Have a fabulous weekend!

love
kim xxx


Monday, July 15, 2013

LOTV Sneak Peak Time!......

Hello!
I hope you had a wonderful weekend!
The weather here is Scorchio! So great to have sun, sun, sun, after such a long winter!
Today I am so excited to share with you a sneak peak of a gorgeous soon to be released Lili of the Valley Christmas image!


This is 'Holy Light' and I have coloured her with distress ink pads onto 300gsm watercolour paper.
I have added Star Dust stickles for sprinkly spronkly.
Paper - Maja
Lace, Silver Glitter Mesh Ribbon, Red Roses, Seam Binding, Button Twine, Tiny Red Berries, Jingle Bells 10mm, Star Charm Diamante, Pearl Swirls - The Ribbon Girl
Tag, Flower, Wing die cut - Magnolia



Thank you so much for visiting with me!
Please do go a check out the rest of the LOTV dt's. As they too have yet to be released images to share!
Stayed tuned as I will have some more sneaky peaks of the most delectable LOTV Christmas release they are scrummylicious!

love
kim xxx


Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Picked just for you!.......

Hello!
I hope you are all well and enjoying your day!
Today I would like to share with you a card I made using a brown paper bag.
The gorgeous image is Saturated Canary 'Gardener Gayle' from Little Darlings Rubber Stamps.


I have used a Martha Stewart border punch on the top of my bag.
Everything is distressed with walnut stain.
The oval die cut is a nestie.
The leaves and tag are Magnolia.
Paper - Websters
Flowers, Lace, Twine, Flowers - The Ribbon Girl
I made an insert for a message inside the bag.


I stamped Gardener Gayle with Brown Stazon.
She was coloured with distress ink pads.
I rubbed Inka Gold around the edge of the frame.

Thank you so much for your visit!

love
kim xxx


Monday, July 8, 2013

LOTV Summer Release - Flower Fairy..........

Hello!

I hope you had a wonderful weekend!
The weather here was amazing! Summer arrived!
Today I would like to share with you another of Lili of the Valley's latest release.


This little cutie is called 'Flower Fairy' and they are released today on LOTV's website!

I have coloured her with distress ink pads onto 300gsm water colour paper.
The paper - Magnolia
Lace, String Beads, Seam Binding and Tulle - The Ribbon Girl
Paper flowers - Prima
Roses and Metal corner - WOC
Sentiment - Hero Arts
Tiny die cut flowers - Quickutz
Castle, Border, Tag - Magnolia
Leaf punch - Martha Stewart


Thank you so much for your visit with me!

love
kim xxx


Sunday, July 7, 2013

The Ribbon Girl Card Challenge......

Hello!

Today The Ribbon Girl has a new Card Challenge.
The criteria for this month is 'Add a Bow'


For my card I have stamped this LOTV image with Black Staz-on, onto 300gsm watercolour paper.
I have coloured her with distress ink pads.


The flowers, berries, lace, twisted berries, crystal heart spray - The Ribbon Girl


The ribbon, seam binding diamanté jewel, metallic butterfly - The Ribbon Girl
Paper - Maja


We would be thrilled if you were to join us HERE!
Do go and check out the rest of the dt their creations are awesome!

Thanks so much for your visit!

love
kim xxx



Thursday, July 4, 2013

Lili of the Valley Blog Hop!........

Hello!

I have some extremely exciting news to share!
Anne from Lili of the Valley invited me to join their design team and of course I said yes I love Lili of the Valley!!! 
I am so thrilled and delighted to be part of such an amazing team and am still pinching myself!

Today is my first official post and if that wasn't enough Lili of the Valley are hosting a blog hop today to celebrate the launch of their gorgeous Summer Stamps!
There are 10 different designs some are Fairies, Flowers and some a little bit different!
The stamps will be available to buy on the website from midday UK time Monday 8th of July and will be launched in their shop on Saturday the 6th if you are near enough to visit!

To join in the blog hop. You need to hop from one blog to another following the links and leaving a comment on each card.

There are some great prizes along the way and we don't know where they are hidden so do make sure you comment on each blog along the way.

We will let you know tomorrow evening which the lucky blogs were and a random winner will be drawn from each of those blogs.

1st Prize
The full set of 10 new stamps

2nd Prize
4 new perfectly pretty stamps

3rd Prize
3 new flower stamps

4th Prize
3 new fairy stamps

Here's a list of all the blogs taking part, and remember that you need to visit them all and leave a comment on them all to have the best chance of winning as we don't know where the prizes are hidden.

Anne
Becky
Dawny
Debbie
Dena
Elise
Fleur
Gretha
Jen
Kim (me!)
Lou
Mary J
Mindy
Moni

Here is my card


Isn't she just the cutest! I have also used LOTV Post Card and With Love Tag stamps.
Paper - Pion
Flowers WOC and The Ribbon Girl
Ribbon, Lace, Seam Binding and Tulle - The Ribbon Girl


Your next stop is LOU and if you get lost along the way you can start again at the Ideas to Inspire Blog!

Don't forget to stop by the Ideas to Inspire Blog tomorrow evening, when you can find out who are the lucky winners of those great prizes!

Enjoy the hop and Good Luck!

love
kim xxx


Monday, July 1, 2013

Little Lady Bug......

Hello!

I hope you all had a great weekend!
Absolutely stunning weather here and we enjoyed going out and about to National Trust gardens.


Today I have made a card I made using a Saturated Canary image 'Little Lady Bug' from Little Darlings Rubber Stamps.

I have coloured her with distress ink pads. I have added some Frantage around my image.
The paper is Pion
The flowers Prima and WOC
Lace, Berries and Ribbon - The Ribbon Girl
Die cuts - Magnolia



 Thank you so much for your visit with me today!
Have a most fabulous day!

love
kim xxx