Saturday, April 30, 2011

Simply Betty Blog Hop

Well you made it through another Zombie release! Whoot whoot!!! Now to see the final image you will have to hop around and leave comments for a chance to win yourself a Summer Zombie Digi! One person will win all six new Summer Digis

All you have to do is leave a comment as you hop around, Go back to the Simply Betty blog and leave one more comment. One winner from each DT member's blog will be chosen for that digi prize. One lucky person will get all six for leaving a comment here on SBS! Here is the list and the prize that will be offered at that blog!

If you came from Jennifer's blog than you are definately in the right place.

Trifold using Christian, London and Lola.
Miller and Betty.

You have now finished. Pop back to the SBS blog and comment to win win win.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

London Preview and M4M Thursday

Good afternoon. Hope we are all keeping well. Are you all enjoying the Previews of the Summer Zombies by Simply Betty Stamps....???? Hope so. When you think of Zombies you don't really think they could go out on the beach hey but why not....!!!!! I love all the crazy Zombies in this release and hope that you do too. Here is the gorgeous 'London' in all her undead glory. Take a closer look at her hamburger......!!!! Too funny.

As I don't have to post at M4M challenge blog I decided this was my Thursday M4M post as well. Hope you get some inspiration from me. Don't forget that the current challenge ends this week and we will have a more exciting cool challenge for you next week sometime. xoxo

Copics used:
Skin: G20, 24
Bone: E41
Hair: E50, 51, 53, 55
Duck: Y23, 26, 38
Bikini/Drink: R14, 17, 29, W1, blender (cup)
Sand: E51, 53
Sky: B0000
Burger: E31, R11, BV000

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Spesch is sponsoring Digital Tuesday

Good evening everyone. Another post for today. Yay....!!!! This time I am showing you a card I made with this sensational sketch from Digital Tuesday Challenge that Spesch Stamps are sponsoring this week. I decided to use 'Willow' - our very first stamp from Spesch and made her big so we just had her upper body on the card. The DP is from Websters Page 6x6 paper stack. Gotta love the WP DP. So gorgeous. The lace is from Kaisercraft.
The sentiment stamp is from Whimsy Stamps - also used the matching die that cuts the stamps out perfectly. Enjoy.

PS Hope I got the timing right. LOL. Sorry if I didn't.

Zombie Preview Day #3

Who hoooo!! Are ya havin fun yet? Hardly wait to get your hands on some Summer Fun Zombies?? Who could blame ya!! Today we have another fun image for you to drool over... today we're showing you Christian!!

Make sure you venture over to the Simply Betty Stamps blog for more DT inspiration.

Now my inspiration for this card was from the DP. It is so beachy and of course Christian needs to be a surfer so hence the surfboard. I did his hair dull as (oops I forgot) Zombie are dead. They are the living dead but they are dead non the less so his hair is grey. Best I could do for dull looking hair without taking away from this sensational stamp. Hope you enjoy.

Monday, April 25, 2011


After using a gorgeous stamp by Deb's Creations last week with The Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge I decided to do again this week. This time I used 'Ally & Beeble'. Ain't they just the most gorgeous widdle friends. LOL. I turned the sketch on to it's side. Cut a few big flowers in half and stuck underneath the oval. The card is not quite as bright as the last one but I wanted to use this gorgeous DP by MME. Nearly out of it - eeeeekkkkk...!!!! The fairy sentiment was a freebie from somewhere but I didn't note down where.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Zombies everywhere

Are ya ready?!?! Ready for some more Gorgeous Zombie images? Today we're starting to preview the Summer line of these brain eating darlins. Yep you read it right... Summer after all Zombies like to have fun in the sun too... don't they?

Our first sneaky peak for you is the Crafty Lola, isn't she fabulous? Just look at her mad skills with the sand castle! Is her little pal not the cutest or what? Well I won't keep ya waiting... Let's see what our Zombie loving DT over at the Simply Betty blog have done with her. In the meantime here is my example.......

Thursday, April 21, 2011


For more details go to the Mad for Markers blog here.

Happy Easter with Teddy Bo

Morning everyone. Today I will show you another card using the colours from the Mad for Markers challenge - YR, BG & RV. It is truly amazing how many colours you use for one image. I used a total of 30 different colours on this card. Phew.....!!!!! Should have taken a photo as I put them aside so I can write down the numbers.

This image is from Teddy Bo digital stamps. They have a lot of sensationally cute digital stamps - all of them Teddies. Yay....!!! So cute. Speaking of which -I have made this card to go with their current challenge which is to create something with a tag on it. Hope you get some inspiration.

Copics used:
Hat/beanie: BG10, 11, 23, 72, 75, 78
Sky: BG0000, 000
Grass: G21, 24, 26
Fur: E41, 43, 44
Basket: E31, 33, 35, 39
Carrot: YR18, 14, 12, - YG63, 67, 23
Rabbit Suit: W5, 3, 1, blender - RV42, 13, 14

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

CLP Challenge #35

Another good morning to you all. Wow I have some serious mojo happening at the moment. Ever since the Paperific Craft show all I want to do is colour colour colour with my Copic markers. LOL. Seriously though, here is my card I made with the gorgeous sketch from Crafting Life's Pieces Challenge #35. The sketch above is the sketch but I turned on it's side so fit with my image. The cloudy sky in the background I learnt from Annika's blog here. Such a great tutorial and looks great. I used the 352gsm Neenah card that I got from Sammi at Mad for Markers. This card is fabulous but must warn that most printers will not accept it - won't go through the printer.
Copics used:
Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 21
Dress/shoes: R59, 39, 37, 35, 32
Hair: E41, 43, 44, 47
Basket: E31, 33, 35, 37
Grass: G24, 26 (made by me with G24 & G28)
Sky: B0000, B91, C0, blender
Prismacolor pencil grass.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Secret Tilda Winner

And the winner is:

Please email me at - with your address please.

Thanks everyone for entering. I might have another next week
stay tuned.

And then there were.....

...two more baby cards. Yep...!!! Have you noticed the baby cards I have been making...??? I have several friends due to have their babies soon so thought I had better get at it before they do so I am not rushing around.

I have made both the cards identical - one boy, one girl card - with the Sketch Saturday sketch. I used my new paper pad from Kaisercraft in the Lullaby range.
I don't know why the photos are so dark but you get the picture.
Here are the two together.

Enjoy your day.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Mad for Markers DT call

Yep it is that time again. So read the details below and then go to the Mad for Markers blog to find out the finer details (contact etc).

Term: April/ May - September 30th DT requirements/ tasks:
* Post one week on challenge blog with a post that fits the challenge
* Post alternate week on your own blog - this can be whatever you like as long as it includes COPICS and promotes M4M in some way!
* Comment on the challenge entries.
* set one challenge during your DT term .. post the challenge up on the M4M challenge blog AND choose the winner/ list top 3/ favourites at the end of the challenge.
* do one tutorial posting in your DT term - to go on the M4M store blog
* do one inspirational post (a creation with Copics and record the numbers used) for the M4M store blog

Secret Tilda giveaway

I have a brand new Secret Tilda to giveaway.
Just write in the comments field and I will pick a winner tomorrow.
You have until 9am my time tomorrow to comment to win.

SSS104 - Sketch with a twist

Good morning everyone. How was your weekend...??? Good I hope. Mine was pretty quiet but got lots of crafting done. Yay...!!!! I thought I would join in this challenge over at The Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge seeing I bought this gorgeous stamp from Deb's Creations, called Kenz and Tilly. Although it is a Mothers Day digital stamp (also available as rubber) I thought I would make something for someone other than my Mum. I must say that my own Mum is not that 'in to' this whole crafting thing. Unfortunately she is the type of person who throws these types of cards in the bin after a week or so. LOL. Anyway. Here it is. There is Spica pen on the wings and in Tilly's hair but you can't see in the photo (as usual).
Copics used:
Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 21
Greens: YG21, 23, 25, 63, 67
Purples: BV0000, 000, 00, 02, 04, V7, 4
Oranges: YR18, 14, 12, 21
Other: Atyou Spica pen - clear and lilac, blender
Prismacolor pencils for the grass.

Sunday, April 17, 2011


The Greeting Farm are sponsoring The Play Date Cafe Challenge this week and I thought I would play along. I have not encounted PDCC before but must say I am pleased I found out about the challenge as I just love it. I saw this colour combo above and knew instantly what image to use. This Creeper is from The Greeting Farm Creeper set - her name is Jill. Don't you just love the grumpy face.....!!!! The sentiment rocks too and is also from TGF - a set called Because of You that I bought from the lovely Sammi at Mad for Markers.

Hope you are all enjoying your weekend. I (so far) have had an excellent weekend. My official weigh in was yesterday for my 12 Week Weightloss Challenge and I did really well - don't know if it will be enough to win but I don't mind I have won already. If you want to see my results go here.

Thanks for stopping by.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Simply Betty FREEBIE alert...!!!!!

Betty is giving away a free digi from an upcoming line of Emos! Just CLICK HERE to be sent over to the Simply Betty Stamps Facebook Fan page for details!

WOJ Recipe

Good morning everyone. This is a scheduled post and hopefully I am sleeping in my bed right now underneath my nice warm blankets or at least getting ready to go out and get weighed and then off to the shops Yay.

This morning I have a card made with one of the new stamps from the Whiff of Joy Spring Kit. I made it for the WOJ Challenges which is a recipe - 3 Buttons, 2 Papers and 1 Ribbon. I just had to use the MME DP I got recently. Will be bummed when I run out of this gorgeous DP.

I got a huge compliment from a fellow crafter and friend the other day and I wanted to share. This friend (yes you know who you are sweets) told me that I colour hair really well. I blushed. I was rapt that someone else likes my hair colouring. I try and it has taken a long time to get where I am but would love to say a big big thank you once again sweets. You really made my day. xoxo

Friday, April 15, 2011

Just coz........

Good morning. Gosh another week has passed us by and what a slow week it has been for us here. School holidays. My first ones basically as my eldest is in Prep this year. Ahhhh they really are driving me crazy LOL. Shopping by myself is in order tomorrow after I have my official weigh in at Zumba in Melbourne - will be nice to see how much I lost - and please cross your fingers for me. I want to win the challenge LOL.
Anyway on to this card. I coloured this image in at the Paperific Craft Show at the start of the month at the Mad for Markers stall. I fell in love with this cutie. Got myself the Creeper Crew for myself yay. Stay tuned for lots of Creeper creations. This one is Harlow. Ain't she the coolest chickie. LOL. Enjoy your Friday. Might get busy creating and might be back later.

Copics used:
Skin: E000, 00, 21, 11
Jacket/hat: R14, 24, 46, 59
Jeans: B91, 93, 95
Hair: E50, 51, 53, 55

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps sketch challenge

Morning. Yawn....!!!!! Is it bed time yet....??? Gosh today is going to go slow. I can see it now LOL. School holidays take it out of you especially when the kids have cabin fever from not being able to go outside due to the rain and cold. Brrrr....!!!!! Bring on Spring - Autumn is the pits.

Enough moaning. Hehehehe. Today I have a card for the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps! Challenges. This week the challenge is a sketch so thought I would join in. I bought these recently fromStampin' Stuff (located in Australia). I have wanted them for ages so bit the bullet and bought them. Can't go past this cutie. So cute and her hair is just divine. Hope you like.