Monday, 1 September 2014

Whimsy Stamps Blog Hop


Afternoon Everyone,

Welcome to the September Whimsy Stamps digital release blog hop!!!!

We have lots of new images to share with you today created by


The one I have picked is from Lia Stampz and Is Indian Girl. 

All Whimsy Stamps digital images are 300dpi for high print quality.You can re-size, flip, or rotate to fit your own project 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 2 mystery DT Members who will each be choosing a winner from the comments left on their hop posts!

These winners will each win a Whimsy digital image of their choice. The Grand Prize winner of the hop will be chosen from the very last stop, which is Lisa West

This winner will receive 5 digital stamps of their choice from the Whimsy Stamps Store

The hop will run for 1 week and end on Monday 8th September 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
Hazel Thompson (YOU ARE HERE!!!!)

Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Indian Girl from Lia Stampz
Papers from Magazine
Coloured with Promarkers.
Sentiment Royal Langnickel Rub on. 
Leaves from stash

ARGH I bought new paper for colouring and I just cant get it to not bleed colours on my cards!!! Back to the stuff I used before I think. I wanted to try something different!! Any ideas as to what you guys use would be appreciated. 


Thank you for dropping by my blog today, I hope you enjoyed your visit. 

Love and Sparkles Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to enter are...
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes.
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes.
Through the Purple Haze - Anything Goes.
The Crazy Challenge - 3 of a Kind (My 3 leaves)


Friday, 29 August 2014

Eventually...

 Hi Everyone

Well this card has been almost 3 weeks in the making!!! Ooops!!! Alyce over at the Kit and Clowder Group did a colouring tutorial with this amazing stamp from Whimsy Stamps Lia Stamps Vintage Girls Flower Girl.
 Ohhh there are some more fabby Vintage Girls coming soon too!!! They are adorable!!! 
 Im getting the hang of bows now too. Only taken me 6 years!!!! LOL . It seems to be easier with seam binding!!! I even managed to do a double one here!!! 
Card Recipe
6 x6 Card
Papers DCWV Garden Party
Lia Stamps Flower Girl
Coloured with Copics Promarkers and Specrtum Noirs.
Doilley from stash
Pearls from stash
Sentiment Craftwork Cards
Thanks for dropping by today. I will be back at the start of next week!! Eack its September then!!! Can someone slow the year down please!!!
Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx
Challenges I would like to enter are...
Crafty Ribbons - Birthdays
Divas By Design - Happy Birthday 
Lil Red Wagon - Girl Power
Paper Pretties - Birthday
Sketch and Stash - Sketch (I hope my card is ok as my image was a bit big so the circle is off to the side a wee bit. ) Old Neglected stash is my DCWV Cardstock!!! 
Whoopsie Daisy - Girly
My Stick Family from WiddlyTinks.com

Thursday, 28 August 2014

A Stitch in Time...

Hi Everyone

This week on MAWTT we would like to see your Cards with either stitching or a clock on them or both!!!  This card was made for my neighbour who wanted a BHirthdya card for her friend with Lets Go Dancing on the front. The inside had happy birthday and the Ladies name on it. 
Golly the last fortnight seems to have flown by!!! Cant believe thats us back to a weekly challenge now!!! 

Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Papers Daisy and Dandlion Pack
Image Bugaboo Scarlette Cafe
Coloured with Promarkers
Sentiment Computer Generated.
Faux Stitching Black Promarker.

Thats me for today.

I will be back tomorrow with a card Ive been trying to get finished all week. There just seems to have been other things needed doing in between times though!!! (mostly houseworky stuff)  Typical!! Evewn this post has been done in chunks with other stuff done at the same time. It seems I need an extra 24 hours in the day just now!!! 

Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to enter are...
Loves Rubber Stamps - 2 or More Designer Papers.
My Stick Family from WiddlyTinks.com

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Whimsy Inspiration...

Hi Everyone,

Im here today with my card for Whimsy Stamps. Ive done a Sympathy card using the lovely Pretty Wings 4 from StampArt Designs by Kathryne. I have added a digital sentiment to finish the clean and simple card off. I coloured it in using promarkers and flexmarkers with a wee touch of Wink of Stella pen on the wing patterns.

I hope you like it.

Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to enter are..
Fantastic Tuesday - Anything Goes.
Tuesdasy Throwdown - Anything Goes.
Glitter n Sparkle - Use some Butterflies


My Stick Family from WiddlyTinks.com

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Sketchy Time on Papertake Weekly,

Hi Everyone,

WOW its Tuesday already!!! This week is going to fly past again I think!!!

WOW did you see Doctor Who on Saturday!!! It was brilliant. Even more brill news is Steve Backshall is gonna be in Strictly Come Dancing this year!!! so thats my Autumn Saturday Evening Viewing all worked out!!!

This is my last post as Guest Designer over on Papertake Weekly.  Cant believe that is the 3 months gone. Thanks to Dawny and all the DT for having me.

 So with it being the last Tuesday of the month its time for a sketchy. I love Dawnys sketches and this one was fab. 
 Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Image from Lili Of the Valley Paper Pad
Sentiment Free in Magazine.
Holly X Cut punch
Stickles Glitter Glue

Well thats me for today, Thanks for dropping by my little part of blogland.

Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx
Challenges I would like to Enter are..
Through the Purple Haze - Anything Goes
52 Christmas Card Throwdown - Glitter and Bling.


My Stick Family from WiddlyTinks.com

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Ive been Adopted this week...

Hi Everyone
I won the challenge the other week on The Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers and that means Im their Guest Designer this week!!! How Cool is that!!!! 
So you cant have Snarky without Our Wee Stella from Bugaboo., Im sure Her and Edna the Queen of Snark are Sisters!!!!  Talking of Edna here is is with her theme for this week.  
So the Sisterhood would like to see some Kraft paper on your cards or creations. 

Card Recipe
5 x 5 Card
Papers Freebie in Magazine ages ago
Bugaboo Stella Image
Coloured with Promarkers.
X Cut Snowflake Punch.

Thanks for visiting my wee bit of blogland today, its a dry day here so time to catch up on the washing!!! ARGH!!!! 

Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx

 Challenges I would like to enter are...
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge - Merry and Bright.
Completely Christmas - Anything Goes Christmas

My Stick Family from WiddlyTinks.com

Summer Picnic Time...

Good Morning and Welcome to the Weekend!!!
 Hurray!!! Its a busy one for me with bits and bobs to get done in the garden and also Docotr Who is back tonight!!! Its the New Doctor too so looking forward to seeing him!!! 

Anyways This week on My Time to Craft its Food and Drink thats the theme!!! What better than a late summer picnic with your friends. 
Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Hunky Dorey Card and Image.
Sentiment done by Computer.

Thats me for today. Its also my final challenge card on My Time to Craft. Thanks to Shell and the Girls for having me over the last year, its been fab. Im cutting back my DT work as Im busy with other things now.

Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to Enter are..
Seize the Birthday - Anything Birthday.



My Stick Family from WiddlyTinks.com

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Whimsy Inspiration...

 Hi Eveeryone,

Im here with an Inspiration card today from Whimsy Stamps. Ive gone for the ever so cute Newly Released for August Maggie. Shes from Stamp Art by Kathryne.  When you buy here you get a wee bonus set too with some fab wording. 

 Isnt she so cute, what a fabby wee image. 

Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Stamp Art By Kathryne Digi Stamp from Whimsy Stamps
Papers from Stash
Coloured with Promarkers.
Sticker from stash

Thanks for dropping by my blog today, Its a very rainy day here so busy playing about in the Crafty Corner getting up to date!! Also listening to My Momma on the radio with her Local Hospital Radio show this afternoon!!! Lots of old style music on just now so its sing along a blog to Frank Sinatra etc...

Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to enter are..
The Pink Elephant - Sketch 
Crafters Cafe - Square Cards.
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes.
A Gem of a Challenge - Real or Faux Stitching.
Kitty Bee Designs - In the Garden.



My Stick Family from WiddlyTinks.com

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Dig Deep...

 Good Morning,

This fortnight on Crafty Creations we are looking for you to Dig Deep. So get rummaging though all your old craft stash for things you havent used for a very long time!!! Mine is my Papers which are at least 5 years old!!! 
 We are sponsored by 
My card is one I made for a friend the other week for her Niece. 
Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Papers Free in Magazine ages ago
Tiddly Inks Digi Stamp
Image coloured with Promarkers.
Sentiment done on Computer.

Thanks for dropping by today, Im really busy with crafty stuff for orders and Craft Fairs just now so not blogging too much. If anyone has any suggestions as to how to display your stuff at fairs I would love to hear from you. Im not sure how to show my cards off to the best. Thanks in advance.

Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to Enter are...
Tiddly Inks - Anything Goes.
Try it on Tuesday - Use your Stash
Crafts For Eternity - Something Old (Papers)
My Stick Family from WiddlyTinks.com

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Papertake Weekly...

Hi Everyone
Well Its Tuesday and time for the challenge on Papertake Weekly.
This week the theme is Dies and Punches. Ive used a few dies for my card. 
Im trying to make lots of Festive cards for the Craft Fair im doing in the next month and for the one at home later in the year!!! 
How cute is this paper pad image from Lili of the Valley!! I adore these as they are so cute. 

Card Recipe
6 x 6 Card
Paper Pad from Lili of the alley,
 Dies - Do Hickey Bow, Crafters Companion Fence and Spellbinders Circle.
Papers - Doodlebug
Star Dust Stickles Glitter Glue,
Button from stash

I will be back later with another card for the day,

Love and Sparkles
Hazel xx

Challenges I would like to enter are...
Cutie Pie Challenge - Cute with Buttons and Bows.
Crafty Hazel nuts Christmas Challenge - Favourite things (Star Dust Stickles whenever I can!!!) 
Winter Wonderland - Anything Goes for Christmas


My Stick Family from WiddlyTinks.com