Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Owlways Partying...

Hi Everyone

WOW yesterday just disappeared and I was going top show you this card!! 
Its my last Whimsy Inspration creation for July!!! There will be a new Creation Blog Hop on Friday as its August!!! Eack where has July gone!!! 
How cute is the wee Owl doing her Partying!!!  You get the sentiment with her!!
Card Recipe
5 x 5 Kraft Card
Owlways Party
Coloured with Promarkers
Faux Stitching Promarker
Papers Free Raspberry Road ones from a Magazine.
Bow Do Hickey 
Button from stash

Thats me for today, I really have to get some cards made as I have none left to schedule now!! Oops!!!

Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to enter are...
City Crafter - Animal Magic
Fantastic Tuesday - Anything Goes.
Try It on Tuesday- Things With Wings.
Perfectly Rustic - Bows and Ruffles.
My Stick Family from

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Papertake Weekly Sketchy Time..

Hi Everyone and welcome to my wee bit of blogland!!!

WOW I cant believe thats 2 of my 3 months with the Gang on Papertake Weekly over as Guest Designer.  Where does the time go??

This week its one of Dawnys Fabby Sketches. We have to play with. 

I really need to get on with the Festive Cards so here is one I made using the great Artpads from Lili of the Valley!! They are brilliant when you dont have time to colour your image in yourself!!

Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Papers Anna Griffin from Years ago.
Lili of the Valley Art pad image
Lace, flowers and Gems from stash
Merry Christmas Tag from Years ago QVC Kit.

Thanks for dropping by today. I will be back later with another wee card I have made too. 

Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to enter are...
The Pink Elephant - Anything Goes.
Christmas Card Challenges - Anything Goes.
Completely Christmas - Anything Goes.
My Stick Family from

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Simple Sunday...

 Hi Everyone,

I hope you are having a great weekend. Its strange weather here today, sunny then rain then sunny again!!! Just encouraging the weeds to grow!!! 

I thought I would drop by today with a cute commissioned card I made for my neighbour to give a friend. She wanted a Lady walking dogs. This image was perfect!!! 
Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Papers Forever Friends
Digi Image - Ladybug Crafts Inc Nikki Dog Walker
Coloured with Promarkers

Thanks for dropping by today, I will be back soon with more crafty creations, (Well If I can find me mojo he seems to have gone off on a wee break!!)

Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx
Challenges I would like to enter are..

Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT - CAS
Fab and Funky - Animals

My Stick Family from

Saturday, 26 July 2014

Lets Get Krafty!!

Hi Everyone, WOW Cant believe this time next week we are in August!!! I really need to get back in Crafty Mode as I haven't made much all month as I did a lot of stuff before Tom came off for his school holidays!!! ( I did have 18 posts scheduled and Im down to 3!!!!)  Eack!!! they go back in a fortnight now!!!

So this time on My Time to Craft we have the theme of Lets Get Krafty!!! So we want to see your Kraft Creations. 
Yes I know we are in the midst of a Heatwave and heres a Christmas Creation!!!  I have made a few of these for my Grand Sale in October!!! 
Card Recipe
6 x 6 Kraft Card
Stamp Dilly Beans 
Papers from Stash
Coloured with Promarkers.
Sentiment Daisy and Dandelion Stamp
Stardust Stickles Hat.

Today we are hopefully playing outside again. Although I have to say Im not too keen on it being too hot. It triggers my anxiety so I get a bit panicked when cooked!! 

Love and Sparkles

Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to enter are...
Crafting for All Seasons - Christmas in July
Little Red Wagon -Christmas in July
Clear it out Challenge - Christmas with Stash - Glittery Sparkly Things
Digi Chooseday - Christmas In July

My Stick Family from

Friday, 25 July 2014

Whimsy New Designer Hop...

Hi Everyone, 

Welcome to a special release blog hop for our newest digital artist Annie Maeschen!!!!

We have 9 new images to share with you today!

All Whimsy Stamps digital images are 300dpi for high print quality. You can re-size, flip, or rotate to fit your own projects. To find all of today's new releases please visit the Whimsy Stamps Store.

Don't forget to leave comments along the way as there will be 3 mystery DT Members who will each be choosing a winner from the comments left on their hop posts.

These winners will each win a new image from our Annie Maeschen Collection. The Grand Prize winner of the hop will be chosen from the very last stop, which is Dewi Lestari.

This winner will receive 5 digital stamps, of their choice, from the Annie Maeschen Collection.

The hop will run for 1 week and end on Friday, August 1st at 12 Noon EST, when the lucky winners will be announced right here.

Below is a complete list of the hop in case you get lost along the way

Audrey Ernst
Gina Allen
Charlene Brown
Anet Van Zyl
Kelly Mannix 
Henryka Kowacz
Hazel Thomson (YOU ARE HERE!)
Michelle Oatman
Denise Goeldner-
Dewi Lestari

Thanks for dropping by,
Love and Sparkles

Hazel xx
Challenges I would like to enter are...
Sister Act Challenge- Anything Goes.
The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes.
My Stick Family from

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Crafty Creations...

Hi Everyone
Welcome to Wednesday!!! Wow The Summer is fairly flying past!!!!
This fortnight the challenge over on Crafty Creations is a Just for Fun one so a card thats lots of fun.  I thought this card would be great fun for a couple of friends It makes me smile when I see the sentiment.
Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Papers Craftwork Cards
Flowers Punched with Martha Stewart Punch
Sentiment - Raindrop Echos Funny Friends Sayings Stamp from Whimsy Stamps
Faux Stitching Using Promarker
Im hoping today is a bit cooler that the last couple. I don't think that Im made for hot weather!!!

Love and Sparkles
Hazel x

Challenges I would like to enter are...
Fantastic Tuesday - Anything Goes.
Tuesday Throwdown - Handmade Flowers
Love to Create - Bright and Sunny.
Crafty Catz - Hot Summer Colours.
My Stick Family from

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Papertake Weekly... Its a Jolly holiday..

Good Morning and Welcome to my Wee bit of Blogland this Tuesday Afternoon xx

 Its a Jolly Holiday this week on Papertake Weekly. We would like to see your holiday cards be it Summer breaks or Christmas.  I have been singing Its a Jolly Holiday with Mary for weeks now cause of this theme. Love Mary Poppins!! Its my all time fav Disney Movie!!! 
How cute is this Wee Hels Cuppelditch Stamp!!! i love the mouse off on her boat along the canals. I would love to be able to do that, what an exciting holiday!!!
Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Papers from Stash
Hels Cupelditch Stamp
La La Land Die Cut.
Coloured with Watercolour pencils.
Thank You for dropping by today, Not sure what today Tom and I will be up to , Jakes working so that fills a while with transporting him over town, 
Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx
Challenges I would like to enter are...
QKR Stampede - Vacation
Crafty Boots - Summer Holiday
Lawnscaping Challenge - Watercolours.
My Stick Family from

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Whimsy Inspiration...

Hi Everyone, Well it poured with Rain the last 24 hours so I have been hiding in the crafty area making a glittery mess!!! 

Mind you today is much drier although Belle and I got cooked down at the beach!!! Thought there would be a cool sea breeze but Oh Boy was I wrong!!!

So today I have some Inspiration from Whimsy Stamps for you all. 
Remember there is still time to join the fun on the challenge. Its HERE! The theme this month is Summertime.
I have made this card using the very Pretty Juice Bar from The Moon Cookie Gallery on Whimsy Stamps.

Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Juiced Bar from Whimsy Stamps
Papers Freebie in Magazine from ages ago.
Sentiment See Ds Stamp

Im off now to get Toms birthday card made. Eack Howe can my Baby be 10 soon!!! Time certainly does fly!!1

Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to enter are...
Glitter N Sparkle- Happy Birthday
We Doobadoo Challenge - Spots and Dots.
4 Crafty Chicks - The Great Outdoors.
Digi Sketch Challenge - Theme of In the Garden
Simon Says Stamp - Spots and Dots.

My Stick Family from

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Colourful Challenge...

Hi Everyone and Happy Thursday!!!!

Its time for another challenge with us on MAWTT.

The next few challenges are hosted by me so the DT can have a break!!! The challenges are fortnightly too for the summer months so no rushing for a weekly deadline!!! 

So this fortnight I picked a lovely bright summer picture. You can either use the colours or the photo as your inspiration!!! 
summer brights

We have a fab sponsor this week one of my Crafty Buddies Clare.

Pop Over to her Blog to see her latest Creations.

Prize is a Ronnie the Robot Set of Stamps

You can find these stamps HERE!

All Clares other Stamps are Avaliable HERE!

Clares Facebook is HERE!

I used Wee Bitsys on the Beach this week as shes so cute. You can buy her from Rick St Dennis Zibbet Store HERE!
We have been to the beach a fair bit this week although its not nearly as warm here as it looks on Bitsys one!!
6 x 6 Card
Bitsy on the Beach by Rick St Dennis
Coloured with Promarkers and Copics for skin
Papers Freebie from magazine.

I have a couple of semi free days this week (still Jake taxi to work and back) as Tom is now off to his Dads so I hopefully will get round all my bloggy buddys to see what you have been up too!!!! 

Love and Sparkles

Challenges I would like to enter are.

Little Red Wagon - I need a Vacation
The Paper Shelter - Holiday Time
Fresh Brewed Challenge -Seaside/ Summer
 -Creative Card Crew- At the Beach.
Try It on Tuesday -Colours of Summer.
The Crazy Challenge - My Summer Vacation

My Stick Family from

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Buttons Bows and Bling..

Hi Again

This is my second post for today!!!!

 Its Time for Some Buttons, Bows and Bling on Papertake Weekly!!!! 
I went for this Penny Black stamp that Ive had for ages. I thought she could have Blingy Ice Cream!! 
So she has some Gem styleeee Stuff!!! 

Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Papers Wild Rose Studio
Pennhy Black Stamp
Coloured with Promarkers.
Sentiment Handbag - Craftwork Cards
Thanks for dropping by today, Its a busy day here again with lots of fun. We are currently doing some Geocaching!! its a great way to learn more about the town you live in. ( Im stuck In Arbroath with my Agoraphobia) so its nice to explore areas and push my anxiety boundaries!!! 

Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx
Challenges I would like to enter are..
Penny Black Saturday - Buttons and Bows.
Stamp and Create - Birthdays
Through the Purple Haze -Birthdays (Blog Hop) 

My Stick Family from