Dido's Designs

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Christmas in July...

Hi Folks,

Is me who is Hostess this week on Passion for Promarkers and we have a Christmas in July theme. 

We are sponsored by A Day For Daisies who I totally love. This image is one I bought last Autumn and really hadn't had the chance to colour up!!! So grabbed it and played when I got this chance!!! 

Card Recipe
8 x 8 Card
Papers Craftwork Cards.
Digi - A Day for Daisies. Vintage Tree Party. 
Coloured with Promarkers.

Thanks for dropping by today. Im not blogging as much as I used to. I seem to be busy doing other things. Mostly prepping my meals since Im on a diet!!! 

Love and Sparkles,

Challenges I would Like To Enter are...

Crafting By Design - Christmas in July.
Christmas Card Challenge - Anything Goes.
Sunday Stampers - Colour Theme.
Crafty Hazelnuts Challenge - Add a Sentiment.
My Time to Craft - Christmas in July.

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Ice Cream....

Hi Everyone,
This week on Passion for Promarkers the theme is 
Summer Days....

Ive used one of the Sponsor Digi Stamp Boutiques images. Hes Called Ice Cool Monkey. Im thinking a better name is try to tempt Hazel away from her diet!!! LOLOLOL .  

Ive given him 3 flavours. Vanilla, Strawberry and my fav, mint choc chip!!! 

Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Ice Cool Monkey from Digi Stamp Boutique.
Papers Freebies years ago from a magazine.
Coloured with Promarkers.

Thanks for dropping by today. Im now off to relax (and not think about ice cream!!!)  as Tom is at his Gran and Grandas today and Jake is foo out so I am home alone!!! 

Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to enter are...
Left Of Centre - Animals.
Allsorts - One for the Boys. 
Alphabet Challenge J for Jungle Animals. (Although Im not sure he is ok with his clothes on??) 
CCEE Stampers - Ice Cream. 
Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Lindsays Heart Angel...

Hi Everyone,

WOW no posts for ages then 2 days in a row!!! Miracle!!!
Downloadable Digital image - "Heart Angel"
Today Im showcasing a fabby image from Lindsay Mason. Its called Heart Angel.   Lindsay has some amazing digi stamps and also super artworks on offer over at her Etsy Store. 
   You cant see very well the With Love. I really should have done that in white!!! Hindsight is fabulous!!! 

Card Recipe
A6 Card
Papers From Poundland!!! They are amazingly thick!!! 
 Heart Angel Avaliable HERE!!
Coloured with Promarkers

Thanks for dropping by today. Im back to square one with my bug today!!! Well maybe not totally but the dizzy monster has come back!!! no fun at all.

Love and Sparkles

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Happy 70th Dad....

Hi FOlks,

Well I think Im eventually starting to feel a bit better from the horrible bug Ive had. Just need some rest time and I will be fighting fit.  Last week I had lots of cards to make with it being the end of term at school here in Scotland and it was my Dads 70th Birthday!!!!
I love Bugaboo Images and this one was just perfect for his card.   I enhanced it with faux stitching all round so it looked the same as Jodis lettering.  

Card Recipe
Easel Card
Papers Dovecraft
Coloured with Promarkers. 
Sentiment Font Daddys Girl (I though that was apt for it!!!) 
Acrylic Gloss on the Lettering.

Thanks for droopping by. Ive been busy today hoovering the house. My poor old hoover died so I needed to get a new one. Going by the stoor its picking up the old one was poorly for a while!!! 

Love and Sparkles

Challenges I would like to Enter are...
Deep Ocean Challenge - Colours of Summer. 
Catch The Bug - Anything Goes. 
Thats Crafty - Masculine Feel. 
As You Like it - Fav Markers/Colouring Medium.  I love my promarkers. This is as i find them so easy to blend and I do like the tips. (Love my flexmarkers brush tips) I really struggle with the few copics I have. 

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Beside the Seaside....

Hi Folks,

Welcome to my wee bit of blogland. Im here today with my DT Creation for this weeks Passion for Promarkers Challenge. 

 The theme this week is In or Beside the Seaside. 

I have gone for this fabby wee image and colouring from the Kit and Clowder Tutorial Last month over on Create and Learn.   It took me over 2 hours to colour this beauty up. I adore it. Its definitely one for the keep pile!!!! 

We are sponsored this week by Sassy Design Studios. The prize is a $20 Voucher!!! 

Card Recipe
A5 Card
Coloured with Promarkers. 
Waves white watercolour paste.
Gems Hobby House.
Papers Gorjuss.

Thanks for dropping by today, Ive got a few cards to get made this week!!! School finishes on Friday so there's Thank You ones for Teachers!! 

Love and Sparkles

Challenges I would like to enter are...
Crafty Friends - Inspired by a Song- Under the Sea. 
The Pencil Case - V for Variety 
Creative Corner - Water Fun. 
Crafty Gals Corner - Sparkle and Shine.
Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Food and Drinkies Time...

Good Morning,

Its Tuesday so Time for a Card for Passion for Promarkers. This week we are sponsored by Digi Stamp Boutique. Ive used their Monkey cooking his BBQ for my card. Hes part of a set of 3 monkeys HERE!

This is my card for Pappa Bears Fathers Day.   He likes a good BBQ so think this is perfect for him. Again today Ive gone for colours Im not comfortable with. I always pick the same sort of colours so decided to push my boundaries!!! 
Card Recipe
6 x 6 Hammered Card
Papers SU
Coloured with Promarkers.
Die Cuts Do Hickey
Sentiment Peel off

Thanks for dropping by my wee bit of blogland today,  This blog post was written while listening to Rick Astleys new album!!! Im a HUGE fan and managed to grab a wee signed copy of his latest release 50!! Its signed!!!! Ive loved him since 1987!!! Yickes does that make me old now???

I would say that in all honestly this is my fav album from his so far and I have them all!!!Oops!!!!

Love and Sparkles

Challenges I would like to enter are...
Glitter n Sparkle - Fathers Day. 
Crafty Boots Challenge - Masculine.
Craft Rocket Challenge - For a Man or Boy.
Saturday, 11 June 2016

Sketch Saturday....

Morning All,

WOW I haven't blogged for a while. Real life is keeping me occupied. How very dare it!!!!

So Im here today with my creation for Sketch Saturday we are sponsored by Simon Says Stamp. 
 Here is the sketch for you to play with.
 I saw Jeremiah Ketners Digi stamps ages ago so bagged a couple and just haven't coloured them in. Shes stunning so went for her this week for the challenge. Pop over to his Etsy Store to buy more. Small and Round. 
Card Recipe
6 x 6 Kraft Card
Jeremiah Ketner - The Great Bow Digi Stamp.
Coloured with Promarkers, Copics and Prismacolour Pencils
Papers - First Edition New Bloom.
Glitter - Loose Kirks Folly.

This is my final creation on the Design Team at Sketch Saturday. Thank You to the Lovely Girls over there for the last 6 months of fun xx

Thanks for dropping by today. I hope you enjoy your visit.

Love and Sparkles,

Hazel xx

Challenges I would Like to enter are...
Crafting For All Seasons - Make It Girly.
Alphabet Challenge - H for Hand Coloured Images.
Crafting By Design - Once Upon a Time.... (I think she has just popped out of a fairytale with her talking kitty)
Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Furry Friends...

 Hi Folks,

Im here today with my creation for Passion for Promarkers. This week the theme is Furry Friends.

I have been rummaging and found this cute stamped image from way back. Its a Penny Black one!!! Im sure its at least 6 years old. 
 Ive decided I need to push myself out of my comfort zone with colours as I seem to use the same ones lots so Ive gone for oranges and blues today. I like it as its nice and summery.  Trying to give th weather a big hint!!!! 
Card Recipe
A6 Card
Penny Black Stamp
Papers SU
Sentiment -Pink Petticoat
Coloured with Promarkers.
Ribbon from The Ribbon Girls.

Thanks for dropping by today. Im off to celebrate now as its my Birthday!!

Love and Sparkles

Challenges I would like to Enter are...
Left of Centre - Stripes and or dots. (I got both!) 
Pile it On - Bingo. (Diagonal)
Crafty Catz - Get Ready for Summer.

Friday, 27 May 2016

Little Louisa.

 Hi Folks,

Im here today to share with you a cute card using Little Louisa from Lindsay Mason Designs.  
Downloadable digital image - "Little Louisa"
How cute is she. Just perfect for a Little Ballets Star show!!! I had to have some sparkle on her Ballerina Tutu. I always wanted top be able to dance but I was gifted with 2 left feet!!! Oops!!! Im hopeless even with keeping up at aerobics!! 
Card Recipe
A6 Card
PApers from Poundland
Ribbon from stash
Little Louisa From Lindsay Mason Designs
Coloured with Promarkers.
Sentiment - Also Lindsay Mason by Personal Impressions Clear Stamp

Thanks for dropping by today, to see more of Lindsays super designs and fabby creations for my fellow Team mates pop over HERE! 

Love and Sparkles


Challenges I would like to Enter are...
Fairy Tale Challenge - Girls Only 
Tuesday Throwdown - For a Child. 
Crafting for All Seasons - Make it Girly

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Happy Birthday Baby Jake...

 Happy Birthday to my Baby Jake!!! Haaa Baby ... hes 19 today so no longer a baby but thats what I call him!!!  Cant beleive that this is his last year in his teens!!! They have been a rollercoaster!!!! 
 I wasn't sure what to do for his card this year. So eventually after seeing Donnas card on Tuesday at Passion for Promarkers thought this would be the perfect image. He does like his X Box!
Card Recipe
A5 Card
Digi Image - Whimsie Doodles. Epic Birthday. 
Coloured with Promarkers and Sakura Pens.
Co-Ordinations Card Stock. 
Glossy Accents for the coloured buttons.

Im off to loose the fat I put on yesterday eating birthday cake at his B'day BBQ!!!!! 

Love and Sparkles

Challenges I would like to Enter are...
Sweet Stampin - Terrible Teenagers!!! 
Allsorts - Happy Birthday
Digi Designs Challenge - For the Boys.
MAWTT - Man or Boy.
Fab and Funky - No Designer Papers.
I Love Promarkers - Anything Goes.
Sisterhood Of Crafters - No Designer Papers.