Thursday, 24 July 2014

Butterfly, Turquoise, Sketched, Handbags!!

Good evening all.
Have you melted yet?!!  I would like to stay in my car with the air conditioning on!

Todays card has combined a few challenges:

Items used:
LOTV 'Handbags' stamp and sentiment tag
Dovecraft 'Blank Canvas' papers
Stampin Up butterfly + punch
Woodware small butterfly punch
Gel pen and liquid pearls

Here's a strange question:
Do you know of anyone who has still got any baby teeth. The reason I asked is because my youngest son had an appointment today at the orthodontist. Apparently he still has one top baby tooth and the dentist says that this will fall out one day. He advices to extract said tooth and another on the opposite side to even them out and then close the gaps with a brace :(    (top and bottom)
My eldest son also had a brace when he was younger and although he is now glad that his teeth are nice and straight it was not a very nice experience.
Anyway it would be nice to hear from anyone who is still munching on baby teeth!!

My apologies for the long post today and I hope that I haven't sent you to sleep!
Thanks for visiting.
Eve x
Mrs A's Butterfly Challenge  'Spots and Stripes'  5 days left.
The Ribbon Girls blog  'Aqua/Turquoise'  1 day left.
Sketch Saturday  (I rotated the sketch)  21 hours left.
LOTV challenge  'Take Two'  7 days left.

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

It's Your Day!

Good morning lovely blog people!
Well the sun has got his hat on today and he is smiling down on us Devonians!!

A Penny Black card today:

Items used:
Penny Black 'It's Your Day!' 2097K
Die namics Blueprints 8
Papermania Parisienne Blue
Pink Petticoat sentiment
Fiskars flower punch
Glossy Accents
Glamour Dust
Ribbon, Pearls and buttons from stash

House cleaning is on the agenda today as there is only so long before action has to take place!!
At least the washing will dry and I will feel better when it's done :)

Hope you have a fabulous day and thanks for visiting today.
Eve x
Penny Black Saturday challenge   'Buttons and Bows'  10 days left   (I was so lucky to win last months challenge and the prize was some gorgeous goodies from The Ribbon Girl.) Thank-you!!
Penny Black at Allsorts challenge 'Dies-and-Punches'    8 days left.
ABC Challenge  'P is for Pearls'  7 days left.
Pixie's Snippets Playground  'use snippets' (2nd entry)  4 days left.
Sketch and Stash challenge I used sketch number 55 but rotated it. I also moved the sentiment slightly - hope this is O.K!   My newest item is the Penny Black stamp.

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Rainy Days

Good evening all.

Gorgeous weather today so lots of washing dried :)

Todays card is for the Less Is More challenge 'Singin in the rain':

I used:
Little Claire 'Rainy Days' stamp
Die namics Blueprints 8
LOTV Nitwits Bonnets & Bowties papers
Clearly Besotted 'Friend' die
Glossy Accents - I'm still a Glossy Accents addict!!
Wink of Stella

Quite pleased with this one - I was going to add sequins or peals but I stepped away from the card!!

Short and sweet again today as my family need feeding!
Thanks for stopping by and hope you have a lovely evening.
Eve x

Saturday, 19 July 2014

IndigoBlu Aloysius

Good evening everyone.

The rain held off here until about an hour ago then the heavens opened but now the sun is out. Hopefully it will be fresher tonight as last night was very humid.

Todays card is for the IndigoBlu blog challenge '17're it'

Items used:
IndigoBlu 'Aloysius/Happy Birthday', Dinkie Keys, Mega-Flakes Winter Dawn and Morris Dance,
Stampin Up scalloped tag topper punch, cardstock and ribbon,
Twine and charm from stash

I was lucky enough to win the last challenge at IndigoBlu and received 4 gorgeous stamps - Woo Hoo!!!

Well the tea needs to be cooked so I'd better get a move on. Thanks for stopping by today and hope that you enjoy the rest of your weekend.
Eve x

Friday, 18 July 2014

New Home Card

Good evening all.

A friend asked me if I would make a new home card so here it is:
I actually cased THIS CARD by the lovely Jules (always with a heart). I have asked here permission and she has kindly agreed for me to share it.
 If I had to say which was my favourite blog it would have to be Jules' because her cards are always amazing and she is an all round lovely person and is always willing to give help and advice - thanks Jules xx.

For my card I used:
Pink Petticoat image
Computer sentiment
Papermania Chatsworth papers
Stampin Up border punch and Rhinestones
Ribbon, twine and charm from stash

I would like to enter the Sketch and Stash Challenge  where I followed number 82 sketch --

Love this sketch and will use it again.
The second part of the challenge is to state your newest or neglected item well mine would have to be
the Chatsworth papers as I have only used one sheet before. The reason for this is that they are so gorgeous I don't want to cut them up!!

So that's my card for today thanks for stopping by and hope you have a lovely weekend.
Eve x

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Sunflower Pot

Good evening all.

I hope that you have had a good day - lovely weather here and a gorgeous evening too.

Here is todays share:

I used:
Dilly Beans 'Sunflower Pot'
Tonic papers
A good dollop of Glossy Accents!
Stampin Up sentiment
Button, twine and ribbon from stash

Have you ever tried to cut a piece of ribbon into a point? .............ARGH!!
Perhaps it's because I need new larger scissors but it kept moving as I tried to cut it!!

Anyway I hope that you like my cheery sunflower and thank you for visiting my blog today.
Eve x

Sketch Saturday  'Follow the sketch'  (2 days left)
Dilly Beans Challenge  'Summer Lovin' ' (2 days left)
Simon Says Stamp Blog Challenge  'Let's Be Clear'  I used Glossy Accents (17 hours left)
Papertake Weekly.  'Buttons, Bows & Bling' I used Button and Bling? (6 days left)

Saturday, 12 July 2014

Less Is More - take one!

Good afternoon lovely blog people!
Just in case you forgot my name is Eve!! - my apologies for abandoning this blog for such a long time but I have been posting on my other blog: Eve Marie Makes.
I really should try and work out a  more regular posting schedule for both blogs.

Anyway here is todays card:

It is my first entry for the Less Is More challenge where the theme is one layer 'Adapt a fingerprint'.
(I used my thumb and finger :) )

The sentiment is from Clearly Besotted and the snowflake is from Card-io.

I will be back in a bit with my second entry.
Eve x
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