Saturday, 31 January 2009

My First Basic Grey Challenge

I saw this sketch from the Basic Grey Challenge Blog whilst blog hopping today and really liked the layout, so I thought I would have a go.
I really like the Eva papers from Basic Grey, so decided to use those on my card and I already had an image coloured in that matched the papers, so away I went and this is what I came up with.

I was quite pleased with it really and I love Pink and Green together, just hope I haven't over done it!
PAPERS: Basic Grey Eva
IMAGE: 'Tilda with Bird'
COLOURED WITH: W H Smith Watercolour Pencils
FLOWERS: Prima Hydrangas
BRADS: Papermania
SWIRL: A gift from Kay on the DC site.
Thanks for looking, Michele xx

Wednesday, 28 January 2009

I've been tagged! & More awards

I've been tagged by Sarah ,Clarky J and Sue. This is an unusual but fun tag. You have to go where you keep your photos on your computer, go to the 6th folder and choose the 6th picture. Upload the picture to your blog and write a bit about what is going on in the pic. I really liked doing this one as I never knew what photo I was going to get and I was dreading it being one of me.

But I needn't have worried as my photo is of my hubby Kevin and Demi, our God-daughter. Demi comes to visit us a couple of times a week and always gets a book out of her toy box for Kevin or myself to read and she sits there the whole time! Her fave books are anything to do with 'In The Night Garden' which is what Kevin is reading her in this picture.

Now I have to tag 6 other people and I have chosen: Erin, Gina, Debs, Mina, Alex and Wendy

I have also received some awards which I love to receive, so a big Thank you to Sarah who has given me this 'Nice Blog Award'. I have to pass this on to 6 other people and the 6 I have chosen are: Wendy, Joy, Mina, Joey, Alex and Georgia

I was also given this 'Kreativ Award' by Gina and Sarah, but will not be passing this one on as I did so a couple of weeks ago, but Thank you very much ladies, I really appreciate you thinking of me.

And, last but not least is this 'Honest Scrap Award' from Joey. Thank you Joey, it has really made my day getting all these awards.

The rules for this award are:
a) List 10 honest things about yourself, making them interesting.
b) Pass it on to 7 other bloggers who you feel embody the spirit of Honest Scrap.
The 7 people I have chosen are: Alex, Wendy, Joy, Debs, Mina, Sarah and Tara.
Well I'm off to see if I can even think of 10 interesting things about myself and will update later.
Michele xxx

Sunday, 25 January 2009

Happy Birthday Demi

My God-daughter Demi will be 2 tomorrow and her mum asked me to make her card for her. She picked the image, as Demi loves teddies and said she wanted Pink, but no flowers as Demi will pull them off! It's true though, they are the first thing she goes for when she comes into my craft room, flowers and buttons. I can't say no to her though, so she has her own little bag with some flowers in. She loves to put a flower on her mouth and blow it into the air! lol. Her mum was over the moon with the card and although my bow could be better, I liked it too. I am a bit hit and miss with bows, one day they come out great and others well, they don't!

I still have to finish my card, so will upload that tomorrow.
Thanks for looking.
Michele xx

Friday, 23 January 2009

'New Years Tilda' Wallet Card

Hi, I made this wallet card for Lorraine on the DC site. I have been waiting to see if she had received it before uploading it, just in case, but I know she has it now, so here it is! The Image is 'New Years Tilda' which was kindly sent to me by Sue and I think she is really sweet.

Thanks for looking.
Michele xxxxx

Tuesday, 20 January 2009

Thank You Georgia

I have been given this Kreativ Award by the lovely Georgia, who has a fab new blog called KITTY KRAFTS, which you should definitely check out.

I have to pass the award on to 5 other people and the 5 I have chosen are: Alex, Joey, Gina, Wendy and Mina.

Off to let them know now.

Sunday, 18 January 2009

More Awards!

Wow! I am so chuffed! I have been given 3 awards today. I do love getting awards. The Butterfly Award and the Fabulous Blog Award were given to me by Jackie. Thank you so much Jackie, it's so kind of you, I really appreciate you choosing me. I will not be passing these awards on as I have already done the 5 things I am addicted to on another post and passed it on, but if you haven't been awarded these before then these are for you from me.

The next award I received is the Encouragement Award, given to me by Alex and Jackie. Thank you so much ladies.

The rules of this Award are:
Put the Award on your blog.
Put a link to the person who gave it to you.
Nominate 5 other people to receive the Award.
Leave them a comment on their blog.
The 5 people I have chosed are: Caroline, Joy, Mina, Erin and Vicky
Off to let them know now.

Friday, 16 January 2009

Sketch Saturday Card

Hi everyone, it's been ages since I made a card - before Christmas actually, but it's nice to be back and making cards again. I have been quite busy this week, but wanted to show you the card I have made for the Sketch Saturday Challenge.

The card is also a Friendship card for a lady on the Docrafts site, where the theme this month was to try something new, so I have paper pieced Daisy's clothes. I was really pleased with it and hope the lady in question likes it when she receives it.
I'll upload other cards later.
Thanks for looking
Michele xxxxxxxx
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