Friday, 24 June 2016

A little bit FANCY xx

Hello sweeties

Just wee me again with a quick wee post!

Like my last post said I missed a few of the Crafter's Companions new releases while we were on holiday, so playing catch up lol! As well as the new corners the fab HOCHANDA showcases the new very fancy Create-a-card dies too


I sooooo loved playing with these as you'll soon tell why heeee

 
This is made with the stunning Grand Candelabra 

This black and sliver stepper card using the Grand Chandelier


 
 
and this of course "Hogwarts" inspired card using the Grand Entrance die 
my favourite of all of them and knew it need Hagrid heee

You can find more inspiration on the Crafter's Companion Blog and don't for got to check out the Facebook page too!

Well work for me and a wee date night with Hubby later
Huggles Mel xx

Spectrum Noir Pens for Hagrid
  • Skin – TN2, FS6, FS4, FS2
  • Hair – GG5, GG3, GG2
  • Fang – IG10, GG5, GG3
  • Boots – EB7, EB8, EB6
  • Jacket – TN9, TN7, TN6
  • Top – TN5, TN4, TN3
  • Light – GB6, CT3, CT1 & IG4, IG2

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

It's all about the CORNERS!! xx

Good Morning all

Did you catch the shows on HOCHANDA last week??
I missed them as we were away but I did see all the love for them on Facebook! Crafter's Companion and Fiona was on showing you all the new Die'sire Classique Corners, I sooooo love them!!


I had so much fun playing with these and know these would be a favourite for loads of crafty people! Here's some of my makes with them


This Stepper card is made with the Lace Corner

This wee Wedding Card used the Heart Corner



and this wee Tag Card used my favourite the Butterfly Corner

You can find all the differnt corners here on the Crafter's Companion website and on their blog! Plus check out their Pinterest profile for lots of fab inspiration!

Well lots to do and sooooooo little time lol
Huggles Mel xx

Thursday, 2 June 2016

Its Time for a Challenge xx

Good Morning all

Well the sun is shining and I'm enjoying 5 mins with a brew and some time to myself before I tackle my ever growing DT work before we go away next week ekkkk!

Now the fabby Time for Tea Designs has gone and done it!!
We now have a monthly run Challenge Blog woohooo! You can find it here along with the first ever Challenge


a nice easy one for you all to join in with!
Here's what I've been making with the cute little Wood You be Mine Image


Isn't she a wee cutie??
I used my Spectrum Noirs to colour her
Skin - TN2, FS2, FS4, FS6, FS8
Hair -  GB3, LY3, EB2, CT1
Jeans - TB7, TB4, TB3
Top - DR6, DR4, DR2
LG5, JG7, TN9, TN7, TN5



I would like to enter the following Challenges
 Get Creative Challenge - BINGO red, papers, gems
Polkadoodles - Birthday
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Escape to the Country

I hope you will join us in our first ever Challenge at Time for Tea Designs and maybe you could win yourself a wee prize too! 

Will best drink up and get on with some work heeee
huggles Mel xx

Saturday, 28 May 2016

TFT Blog Hop xx

well Hello lovelies

Welcome to the wee Blog Hop brought to you from Time For Tea Designs! I do hope to find you all well and enjoying the Design Teams amazing creations??

 

Check out the new Digi's released today in the store

  

 

if you are joining in the Blog Hop, have you hopped over from the very talented Lynda's blog, if not I'm afraid you're going to have to go back to the beginning, the Time For Tea Designs blog
If you get lost along the way, just remember, you can find your way by popping back to TFT Blog again, just to make sure your on the right route!
To be in with a chance of winning any 3 images of your choice, please make sure that you leave a comment on EACH blog including the main one!
Today I'm sharing a little something different using 3 of the new images
WARNING
"PICTURE HEAVY"

What do you think??
I made the fab Fairy House with my Silhouette and added lots of embellishments before adding my wee images coloured with Spectrum Noirs!



Little green house and side view


from the back, opening for a wee faux flicker candle


The top comes off for another candle or even a gift for someone SUPER SPECIAL


Time for Tea Girl


Yo-yo Girl


and the super cute Wood you be mine 

Now remember to celebrate the new release we're giving you the chance to win 3 Digi's of your choice! 

How to Play in our hop! 

2. Leave a comment on each Design Team post during the hop.
3. Once you've been round the hop of the Design Teams blogs let us know in the comments on the main Blog Hop post your favourite digi stamp from the release!! (or visit Time for Tea Designs Shop and tell us your favourite digi and why! 

Not all thats left for you to do is leave a wee comment below and pop on off to 

Thanks again and Happy Hopping
Huggles Mel xx

Ps Here's the little Fairy Cottage in the Dark too heeee


and remember if you get lost, just pop back to the main blog!!

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Gorjuss Cake xx

Good Morning all

I do hope you are all well? Is the weather still good with you?
We're just back from a few days away in Glencoe with the caravan and of course the dog! The weather was amazing, lots of sunshine and a nice breeze a times to keep you cool. We had plenty walks, food and relaxing, the perfect time away!

Today I wanted to share with you a wee card I made with one of Sandra Scraps templates


What you think?? I dug out little Gorjuss Goth Girl from my "oldie" Stamps and couldn't resist not adding her to the cake!





I used my Spectrum Noirs to colour the image
Skin - TN2, FS2, FS4, FS6, FS8
Hair - TN9, TN7, EB3
Dress - IB2, IB3, GT2 and brown EB1, EB2

I would like to enter the following Challenges
 Sugar Nellie - Use an image (its a oldie)
Silhouette Challenges - Anything Goes
Fussy and Fancy - Birthdays 
Cute Card Thursday - More than one fold
Simon Says Wed - Flowers

Thanks for popping by, I really enjoyed making this card and can see it as the perfect wee Wedding card too! Or even a New Baby??

Well off to finish some orders with the Hobbit in the background
Huggles Mel xxx

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

A touch of Colour xx

Hello all

Where is the sun??
I think I might have spoke too soon and chased it away ekkkk bad me! Tho its still warm outside and DRY! Thats the main thing, its dry and perfect washing on the line weather!!

Do you remember the card I made for my mummy?? The little perfume bottle?? Well my wee granny liked it so much she wanted me to make one for my auntie in New Zealand too! So of course I couldn't wait to get it started, but what colour to do?? I couldn't decide at first but then I spied some papers that were just PERFECT


These fab bright fun papers from Basic Grey ( I think, can't remember now lol) look fab with the fab  wee Hannah Lynn image coloured with Spectrum Noirs





I just love these cards from Sandras Scrapshop and how they can suit anyone and look fab in any colour! They wee box inside is perfect for a gift card or even a small gift of maybe jewellery but the card makes a fab gift itself!

I would like to enter the following challenges 
 Crafty Cardmakers - Pearls and Gems
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
Crafts and Me - Faces
Fussy and Fancy - Birthdays
Glitter and Sparkle - One for the ladies

Will I've lots to do this week and taking yesterday off to go lunching with the mummy was bad for my work timetable! Tho we all need a day off now a again heeee

 Till next time
Huggles Mel xxx

Sunday, 8 May 2016

Time For EDGE'ABLES xx



Evening my lovelies

What is the weather like?? 
All you lovely people down south have been enjoying the fabulous sunshine for days but up here in my part of Scotland there has been NOTHING ..................... well until today! Beautiful sunshine most of the day today and washing on the line, a perfect Sunday heee

I'm here just to share a little sneak of whats coming tomorrow from Crafter's Companion

http://www.crafterscompanion.co.uk/

yip new fancy Edge'ables on Hochanda tomorrow at 10am!
Here's a few of my wee makes you might get to see on the show tomorrow




I had so much fun with these new dies and I'm sure they will sell out no bother!

Hope you enjoy the show and all the fabulous Design Teams amazing creations they made to share with all you Crafty Folk!

until next time
Huggles Mel xxx

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

New!! Create-a-Card xx



Hi my lovelies

What is this weather like??
Its so cold today and been raining again. where's the sunshine we were promised?? If you have some send it my way please!!

Have you been watching HOCHANDA??
The new Crafter's Companion 8x8 Create a card dies are on there today, 


you can watch the shows here

I had the Birthday Flowers HUGE die to work with and here's what I made




I loved making this 8x8 card with one of the Some Odd Girl images Coloured with Spectrum Noirs and added a wee Edge'able to the side too!



I find they are perfect for Easel cards and are nice in any colour!

 Hope you can catch one or two of the shows and see the dies and the fabulous Design Teams super samples they made to share with you!

Will its lunchtime now, gotta keep the strength up hehehe

Huggles Mel
xxx