Thursday, 20 October 2016

Happy 11th Birthday Crafter's Companion xx

Hello my lovelies

Its time for the Blog Hop fun with Crafter's Companion to celebrate their 11th Birthday!!

Now this is a Blog Hop with a difference!! Sooooo when the "Music Stops" you win!!
For you that means that if your the lucky person that leaves the comment on my blog when the time runs out, you'll win!!

The Party Blog Hop starts today at 12pm and ends 9pm on the 30th October!
The Facebook page and the main blog will tell all the details of who is "holding " the parcel!

So what do you win?? Something that little bit different!!

Yes the lucky winner will win this!!
You can win this handmade, calorie free cake made with the fab new Sara's Signature Birthday Party Range! Plus a lil surprise crafty gift from me!

What you think?? Fancy winning this when the "music stops"??

 Rules –  Hoppers are welcome to comment as and when they like
 Crafter’s Companion UK will announce on Facebook & Twitter...
When the music stops someone WINS!
Once music starts on my blog YOU will have one hours to leave a comment
Then when the music STOPS its all OVER!

I will then picked a winner that commented in that time!
I will then contact the winner and organise their prize and a little surprise gift from me!

Also during the Birthday week we have so much going on and lots of fab shows going on! You can find it all here!
Happy hopping everyone and have fun
Huggles Mel xx

Monday, 3 October 2016

Christmas Bloghop

Hello,my lovelies

Its time for another wee Blog Hop!, and the team have been busy with some of the fab new Christmas themed images!
If you've come from here, Carly and the main blog then your on the right trail!!
Here's what I made using the fab sassy Santa Baby

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

And... Our Designer Team member Carlyann has put together a crafty surprise for one lucky winner too! So here's how to play

How to Play in our hop!
1. Like us on our Facebook page
Not A Must but if you have facebook we'd love to see you there!

2. Once you've been round the hop of the DT blogs let us know in the comments section for this post which is your favourite digi stamp from the release this month!! (or visit the 
T4T Shop and tell us your favourite digi and why! 

3. Leave a comment on each DT’s post during the hop.

Now that you've popped here its time to hop on over to Nicole's blog

Good Luck!!!
Check back on the blog and see if your our lucky winner in a few weeks time
Happy Hopping!

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Peacock Stepper xx

Good morning 
Ohhh its a bit chilly here today but still the sun is shining and my flu/cold bugs are almost away!!

What a busy time here we've been having from dentist, to tattooist and then our 10th Wedding Anniversary!! Ekkkk can't  believe its been 10 years since we got married and over 13 years together!! We had a n amazing weekend in Edinburgh, doing touristy things and eating far too much and staying in the Mercure hotel that looks right over to the Castle! Best wee time ohhhh and made better finding Dairy-Free Fudge .......... couldn't believe me eyes and it tasted divine!!

Anyways enough of me, 
Did you catch Fiona last night and again this morning on HOCHANDA with the fabulous Fancy Edge'ables?? I think these are some of my favourites dies from Crafter's Companion and love making a wee card with them!

Here's a fun wee stepper card I made

The Edge'able is the Marseille and the image is a wee Some Odd Girl, Peacock Kaylee all coloured and glittered with my Spectrum Noirs.

The colours I used to colour the image are
Skin - TN2, FS2, FS4, FS6, FS8
Hair - TN3, TN5, TN9, EB4
Purple - PL1, PL2, PL3, PL4, PL5
Blue - BT2, BT4, BT5, BT7
Green - CG1, CG2, DG3
Eyes - DG3, TN5

I would like to enter this into the following Challenges
Die Cut Divas - Happy Birthday
Dragonfly Journeys - Shake Your Tail Feathers
A Gem of a Challenge - Female Birthdays
Fussy and Fancy - Music (Shake Your Tail Feathers)
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons - Birthday

Hope you like my wee card as much as I loved making it
Well got loads to finish before I head of with my SWRI ladies this weekend

Take care lovelies
Huggles Mel xx

Monday, 12 September 2016

Lots of Layers xx

Good Morning all

I do hope you are all well and had a super weekend??
Mine?? Well ...... just a quiet one after being ill with migraines all week and cracking my poor back teeth due to the pain! An extraction later and a date to go back seen me and hubby just hanging at home all weekend!

Who would have thought that migraine pain could have caused me to clinch my teeth so much I cracked them??It just shows how strong the human body can be even when it can't see anything but dots heee! Anyways I'm so much better and have such a busy week, so no choice but to get on with it!

Over on Time for Tea Designs we have our monthly challenge running and this time its FALL INTO LAYERS!! Here's my wee make

Ohhh I do adore this Unicorn and makes the perfect wee Birthday Card
 I coloured him with my Spectrum Noirs and the papers are all scraps I had in my box

I would like to enter the following Challenges
 Crafting When We Can - Happy Birthday
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes (anything But Square)
Cute Card Thursday -  Animals/Creatures

I hope you will join in the fun this month and play along with Time For Tea Designs

" Guess what?? Who wants for 30% OFF?!

That's right we have some fabulous new releases - 3 in all!
AND we have a Back to Skool sale starting now so you can stock up on all the digis you need for the term time to come!!
Check out the shop for more

To claim your 30% OFF just enter code BACK2SKOOL16 at the checkout. (Valid until 16/09/16)
Be sure to keep an eye our the blog and facebook page for more inspirational projects using Time For Tea Designs images."

I mean its just the excuse you need to get some amazing digi images! 

Well thats me, off to start on my ever growing list ...... maybe another brew first hehehe
Huggles Mel xx

Ps. Heres a wee video just to show the SPARKLE on my Unicorn xx

Sunday, 4 September 2016

Birthday Bow xx

Afternoon all

I do hope to find you all well on this sunny Sunday and can you believe its September?? All ready we're in September which just means ekkkk that "C" word is not long away!!!

Ok enough with the scary stuff hehe 
I wanted to share a wee card I made this morning while hubby was working on the driveway and the dog happily snoozing in the sun

I absolutely love Sara's English Country Garden papers and just had to use them in my wee Bow Card along with a Butterfly and some glitter too

I used both the 12x12 paper and 6x6 paper pad along with some pink 12x12 cardstock. the Floral Vine Edge die and then the Butterfly from Sara's other range too (its my favourite Butterfly die). Added lots of pearls, Mulberry flowers and ribbon to finish the card off

 I would like to enter the following Challenges
A Gem of a Challenge - Ribbon, Lace or Twine
Fussy and Fancy Friday - Let's Fly Away
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes
Simon Says Wednesday - Anything Goes

Well we're heading out in the sunshine for a wee wander with the dog and maybe a stop off for a wee snack too! Have a super Sunday everyone

Huggles Mel xx

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Golden Wedding xx

Good morning peeps

I do hope you are all well?? I'm doing great after a lovely wee holiday with hubby and the dog!
We had ever weather when we were away but still had the greatest time with lots of walks, paddling in Loch Ness, archery, away up in the ski lifts and not for getting lots of yummy food and a bonfire by the beach!

I wanted to share with you a wee make I made for a Special Wedding Anniversary

I loved making this box with all the Gold mirror card and sparkle making it pop!

I would like to enter the following Challenges
Tuesday Throwdown - Make it Sparkle
Craft-dee Bowz - Anything Goes
My Time to Craft - Embossing
Allsorts Challenge - Fabulous Floral
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes

Well better get back to work and start getting my orders finished after our fab holiday away hehehe
huggles Mel xx

Friday, 19 August 2016

Blog Hop Time xx

Well hello there

Now if you've just arrived here from Lynda then your on the right road!! If not pop back to the Time For Tea Designs blog and start from the beginning!

Here's the a wee card I made using the gorgeous Bouquet Girl

Isn't she a stunning wee image! I coloured her with my Spectrum Noirs and keep the card a bit less busy than my usual style!!

Now it's time for you to hop on over to Nicole's blog to continue the hop! Remember leave a comment and you could be in with a chance of winning some fab prizes!!

How to Play in our hop! 

2. Leave a comment on each Design Team post during the hop. 
3. Head back to the main blog and leave a comment so we know you've finished and been to visit everyone! 

Time to go and remember if you get lost on the way just hop back to the beginning T4T Designs blog

Well take care and happy hopping

Huggles Mel xx 

Monday, 15 August 2016

August Challenge

Morning lovely people

I do hope this post finds you all well and enjoying the summer months!

It's half way time at the Time For Tea Challenge Blog and the theme is Colours of Summer!! Here's my wee card

I used the cute wee Pretty Petals image that you can find in the shop!! 

You still have till the end of the month to enter so why not get playing along with our Colours of Summer Challenge

Hope you can join us!!

Well I'm on my hols just now so hoping this wee post pops up!!

Till next time

Huggles Mel xx 

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Make a Wish xx

Good Morning all

Can you believe its Tuesday already?? Think its going be another quick week, then a weekend that just flashes past and before we know it Monday again lol! Think I'm getting old heee

Today I wanted to sure with you the card I made for my Mother-in-Laws birthday last week

I cut the amazing wee Wishing Well out with my Silhouette Cameo and used some American Crafts papers along with Core'dinations, Distress ink and Spectrum Noirs on the digital image, Birth of Twilight from Crafts and Me

Hubby had some of the HUGE pins I used as my handle that turns the wishing well, bring the bucket up and down

Skin - TN2, FS8, FS6, FS4, FS2
Hair - EB7, EB3, TN3
Dress - IG9, IG7, IG5, IG3, Pink - PP5, PP4, PP2, PP1
Wings - IG5, IG3, IG1

You can see its got the perfect amount of space for a wee gift bag or little present for someone

I would like to enter the following Challenges
 Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes/Flowers
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes
Crafts and Me - Anything Goes

I hope you like my wee Wishing Well as much as I enjoyed making it, I know I need to make another in different colours but loving the grey tones

Well thats me for today, off to get some work done
Take care

Huggles Mel xx

Sunday, 3 July 2016

All about those "Stars and Stripes" xx

Hi my lovelies

I do hope your all having a super Sunday, maybe crafting or just relaxing??

Well I'm here to share another wee Challenge with you from Time for tea Designs, this month its a nice easy one again!


Here's what I've been making this month

I used the super cute Let's take a Selfie coloured with Spectrum Noirs and the papers are Basic Grey Fresh Cut 6x6 pad

I would like to enter the following Challenges with my wee card

Simon Says - Anything Goes
Die Cuttin Divas - Birthday
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes

Remember you have a full month to enter the Time For Tea Designs Challenge and could be a lucky winner of 3 fab images of your choosing!!

We also have new release that I can't wait to play with and JUST perfect for this Challenge


the super cute Starts and Stripes

Well off to walk the dog in between the showers! Take care everyone and have a great Sunday
Huggles Mel xxx