Wednesday, 30 June 2010

home from my hols


the ship we sailed on-the thomson celebration




marmaris by day and night


kusadasi port



santorini-the little white dots in the water are cruise ships.....


a bar in santorini

santorini

blue mosque


inside blue mosque


rhodes old town



the next hotel for me to stay in-hopefully ,in rhodes town


hi all
well i am back safe from my travels,i had the most amazing time,i visited some beautiful places and thoroughly had the time of my life,here are a few pics from my travels ,hope you like them.in order
the ship-the thomson celebration
marmaris -at night and by day
kusadasi-the port
santorini-2 views from the top of santorini and a view from the bar we sat in,those little white dots in the sea are cruise boats -breathtaking
istanbul-the blue mosque outside and inside ,stunning building
rhodes town-a street view inside the walled city ,the next hotel i intend to stay in!!!!!
cannukale-the trojan horse at the port

i also have the most amazing pics of a feast prepared by the chefs on board ,unbelievably talented guys who carved food into unbelievable centre pieces ,but i will post them another day you must be all photo-ed out
thanks for stopping by
tracey x

Monday, 28 June 2010

challenge 17 -3d at lexis creations





hi all
[i am travelling back from my hols today so this post is scheduled,]
wow its challenge time at lexis creations again ,the weeks are flying by,i have used lexis gorgeous new digi called "okichi",she is a stunner,the theme for this challenge is "3d",well done to all who entered the "something old "challenge ,your entries were fab,congratulations to the winners[details on lexis creations ]
challenges entered
papers.....................................funky vintage trimcraft
image..............................okichi
coins......................feng shui for wealth
ribbons..................fantastic ribbons
flowers................e k success punches
sentiment..................local craft shop
promarker colours.........lilac/orchid/cool aqua/satin/red

Saturday, 19 June 2010

diva











hi all
heres my 2nd mo manning digi,she is called diva and i looove her,she is so detailed and we all know a little diva or 3 dont we ?
i am on holiday from monday 21st for a week ,i couldnt resist entering her at totally gorjuss
papers......................henbury lane
image.....................diva
lowers ..................punch and added blooms
frame.................marianne d
ribbon./....................fantastic ribbons
sentiment......................computer made
promarker colours.....................blush/caramel/lilac/orchid/amethyst/ice grey 1/yellow/canary

freya's fairy







hi all
happy-bunny crafts [a trimcraft member] has a daughter called freya who has drawn a cute little fairy which has been turned into a lovely digi,i just HAD to make a card for freya using her very own 1st digi,here it is guys i hope she likes it.
i used all the freebee papers from mags i have collected to make it and then raided my stash for flowers and bling.
i love how it turned out ,

Friday, 18 June 2010

Tabia







hi all,

i have been shopping and bought a couple of mo mannings gorgeous images,fairy tabia and the fab diva,

i have made this for a friend on trimcraft ,every monthwe have a dp theme swap and make alittle card to go with it,i have a collection of beautiful cards now,i hope katherine likes this one,the theme this month was pastels

i am not entering any challenges as i am away on my holidays next week and would not be able to check back so all my cards that appear on here due to scheduling will be just for fun,so please pop in over the next week and have a browse.
i have kept this card quite simple as i think the image is so so beautiful and i wanted it to be the main focus of the card

papers.....................blueberry hill.
image......................fairy tabia ,mo manning.
ribbon........................fantastic ribbon
flowers.......................punch
pearls............................quixotic paperie coloured with promarkers
colored textured card...................inspire me
promarker colours ............blush/sandstone/cocoa/pastel blue/satin/primrose.

Wednesday, 16 June 2010

summer fun








hi all
inspired by the fantastic sunshine and a yellow challenge at trimcraft , i have made this bright summery card ,hope you like it,i am only entering it into the trimcraft challenge as next week i a away on holiday ,
papers...........................paper swap on trimcraft
image.........................anya the greetings farm
flowers........................retro punch
blooms.pearls...................quixotic paperie
sentiment.................vellum from local craft shop
butterfly punch...............studio 24
frame.................marianne d
gems........................poundland[coloured with promarkers
promarker colours..................yellow /canary/blush/pastel pink/cool aqua/lemon

Tuesday, 15 June 2010

fiance card







hi all ,i made this card using die cuts that have sat in my draw for ages,i used 1 black bunnygirl and 1 white andthen just pieced the together for the main image ,i love how it turned out,
i will be on holiday when these challenges end so good luck all,
challenges entered
papers......................summer driggs design
ribbon....................fantastic ribbons
sentiment stamp.......................papermania
gems...................poundland coloured with promarkers
flourishes........................marianne d die

shopping anya








hi all
i have to say that i really love how this card turned out,i like the mix of these colours,they really work well.challenges entered
papers..........................trimcraft funky vintage
image.........................anya the greetings farm.
swirls..........................marianne d
sentiment....................girls about town set[charmed cards and crafts]
flowers........................retro flwer punches by ek success
brads........................stash
gems.........................poundland
promarker colours......................apple/meadow/satin/blush/cool aqua/burnt sienna/cocoa./cool grey 1

Monday, 14 June 2010

challenge 16 at lexis-something old











hi all,
its challenge 16 time at lexis creations ,the theme is "Something old",
well done to the winners of the last challenge
Winner number 6 Sammibug
GDT winner number 2 Corry
,all of the the entries were fab,i enjoyed visiting your blogs
so on to this fornights challenge,,i have used lexis new digi called" JT",I think he is just fab ,very trendy and cool.my something old was the backing papers,i have had them for ages and as i dont make many cards for men ,i thought i would take inspiration from the world cup and use the red /white/ blue for the english team,i hope they stay in the competition long enough !!!!
i will be away on my jolly holiday when the winners of the challenges i have entered jt into are
drawn ,i wont be back til 28th of june so good luck to all.
challenges entered
papers.........................its a mans world papermania
image...........................JT
brads.........................stash
swirls.........................marianne d
sentiment..................from local craft shop
promarker colours..................cornflower/blush/red/pastel blue

Sunday, 13 June 2010

love anya









hi all ,
i thought i would use a stamp i have neglected for ages,its anya from the love set ,i love these stamps,so versatile.so cute...what more could you want !!!!
challenges entered
http://simonsaysstampschallenge.blogspot.com/ recipe 3 embellishments,[gems,ribbon,flowers]2 different papers + a contrasting card,1 image
papers..................basic grey
image ...............the greetings farm love anya
ribbon..................fantastic ribbons
bling.......................poundland gems coloured with promarkers
embossing folder ....................kimmy luvs
flower punches.....................retro flowers e k success
scallops.............................nesties
sentiment quote...................vellum from local craft shop
promarkler colours...................satin/blush/burnt sienna/azure/apricot

Saturday, 12 June 2010

greetings farm fairy





hi all,
i have used a sketch for this card from the little red wagon,its a simple sketch but looks so great.
challenges entered

papers..................basic grey
mage..................greeting farm fairy
sentiment..............pink gem
flowers...................retro flower punch[small]
gems...................poundland
promarker colours................gold/satin/blush/caramel/cocoa/apricot

Friday, 11 June 2010

fairy flutterfly -maxine







hi all
i have made this using the fairy flutterfly -maxine image from polka doodles,it has a seperate butterfly and sentiment in the set and it is soooo cute.
challenges entered
papers........................dandilion and daisy and papermania henbury lane
image /sentiment......................fairy flutterfly -maxine polka doodles
scalloped edge................quick kut punch
flowers........................retro flower punch [small]
gems.......................poundland
promarker colours....satin/blush/pastel pink/rose pink/black /warm grey 2