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Friday, 31 October 2014

Snow Fun at Dr Digi's House of Stamps


Well it is Snow Fun for the poor old snowman but I think the dog is enjoying himself! Once again the newspapers are promising the UK an Arctic winter, so on that basis, and given they predicted the same the past few years, I think the chances of the country being awash with snowmen is quite small, and here, specifically, non existent. But you never know!

You can find Snow Fun HERE along with many other goodies.
Have a good weekend 
Ruth x

Image- Snow Fun, Dr Digi's House of Stamps
Papers- MME Snowed In

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

I♥ProMarkers Challenge #243- Three of a Kind

It's a beautiful day in Manchester, quite crispy out there at the moment but the weird warm weather is due back tomorrow. This week over at The I♥ProMarkers Challenge Blog the latest theme is Three of a Kind.

We have two wonderful sponsors, the first Marianne Designs, who are offering two stamps, two dies or one of each as a prize, and the second is Stitchy Bear Digi Outlet who are offering a $10 voucher. They also let the DT use some of their images.

Here's my card with 3 balloons using Birthday Boy 1 by BBKakes:


Papers and Embellishments- We R Memory Keepers, Hip Hip Hooray, free with Scrapbook Inspirations
Letters and Number- American Thickers



Friday, 24 October 2014

Witchy Wilma at Dr Digi's House of Stamps

Say hello to Witchy Wilma, it's that time of year where she dusts off her broomstick and goes for a nightly fly around, she did bob into the supermarket one night but the shopping bags slightly unbalanced her broomstick leading to a rather unfortunate incident with a policeman and half a dozen eggs!

You can find Witchy Wilma HERE and the spooky sentiment HERE.

Have a good weekend
Ruth x

Sentiment-  Halloween Sentiments
Papers- Bearly Mine
Dies- Spellbinders and Marianne Designs

I'd like to enter the following challenges:
Crafts 4 Eternity- Halloween
CRAFT Challenge- Autumn/Halloween/ Thanksgiving/ Bonfire Night
Creative Knockouts- Halloween
Cute Card Thursday- Trick or Treat
The Paper Shelter- Halloween
Sister Act Challenge- Anything Goes
One Crazy Stamper- Halloween/ Christmas
Crafty Sentiments- Use A Sentiment

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

I♥ProMarkers Challenge 244- No Patterned Papers

Good morning, now ex hurricane has slung its hook, it's merely cold rather than cold, wet and windy. However my apples are still clinging resolutely to their tee so clearly not ready for harvest as yet!

This week on I♥ProMarkers the challenge is to use no shop bought patterned papers. We are being sponsored by Visible Image offering their Cowardly Lion stamp set as a prize. I used their ink splats stamp set for my card and they offer some of the highest quality acrylic stamps I have come across.

Here's my card:

Image- Benny Bumblethorpe, Just Inklined
Sentiment- Computer Generated
Stamps- Ink Splats, Visible Image

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
Sister Act Challenge- Anything Goes
Dragon's Lair- Anything Goes
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards- For The Boys
Kit and Clowder- Anything Goes
Craftroom Challenges- Make Your Own Background
Party Time Tuesdays- Anything Goes



Friday, 17 October 2014

Lonely This Christmas at Dr Digi's House of Stamps



Well apparently according to one of our national newspapers we are due an Arctic winter, given they said this last year and the year before forgive me if I am somewhat sceptical about such a promise. However, I am ever hopeful for a little bit of snow! This young man is Lonely This Christmas, not sure how good a companion a snowman or, possibly (I'm saying nothing about the spare snowballs), snowwoman will be but you never know, in true Raymond Brigg's style, what will happen in the night!

You can find Lonely This Christmas HERE and why not check out the site for more Christmas goodies both now and in the upcoming months (actually not many months now). Late summer has appeared here in the north west of England so shorts here I come, then again maybe not, hope you all have a good weekend

Ruth x

Image- Dr Digi's House of Stamps
Papers- First Edition
Sentiment- Computer Generated

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

I♥ProMarkers Challenge 241- Snowflakes

Good morning, yay we've reached the middle of the week! Apparently we are expecting a warm for the time of year spell over the weekend but on the I♥ProMarkers Challenge Blog this week the theme is SNOWFLAKES.

We have two lovely sponsors this week, our first is Letraset who are offering a packet of ProMarkers as a prize, our second is Live and Love Crafts who are offering a £10 voucher as a prize.

Here is my card:

Image- Magnolia
Papers- LOTV
Bling Snowflakes- Stampin' Up
Sentiment- Stampin' Up

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
Addicted to Stamps and More- Make Your Mark
One Crazy Stamper- Halloween/ Christmas
Oldie But Goodie Challenge- Christmas
Crafting From The Heart- Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create- Anything Goes with an optional CAS twist
Creative Corner Challenges- Anything Goes
Sister Act Challenge- Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T Challenge- Christmas
Dragon's Lair- Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles- Christmas in October
Deep Ocean Challenge- Christmas in October
Holly Jolly Christmas- Snowman Fun
The Crafty Bloggers Network- Christmas

Friday, 10 October 2014

Flossie Bumblethorpe at Dr Digi's House of Stamps


She might be a bit rickety, but she's as sharp as a tack as long as you get her between 9 and 10 in the morning after her hearty breakfast porridge! Never mess with dear Flossie as she is lethal with that zimmer frame, a crack on the back of the ankles with that thing and you'll be hobbling for a week!

You can find Flossie Bumblethorpe HERE and the sentiment I used was from Funny Sentiment Sheet 2, to be found HERE, hope you all have a lovely weekend,
Ruth x

Image- Flossie Bumblethorpe, Dr Digi's House of Stamps
Papers- Doodlebug embossed
Sentiment- Funny Sentiment Sheet 2, Dr Digi's House of Stamps