Thursday, 24 April 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge

Good morning I cannot believe how fast this week as gone and Thursday is here already the new challenge is up at Mo's Digital Pencil and it is my favourite kind of CAS....




I used Pineapple Girl and coloured her with markers, I added some liquid Pearls and stardust a strip of paper and so a die cut the sentiment is from my Bee Mine Paper Smooches set, I hope that you can join in with us this time hugs Pops x x  x 

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Clearly Whimsy Stamps April Release - RELEASE DAY HOP!



Hi everyone and welcome to the Clearly Whimsy Stamps April Release BLOG HOP!



All 9 new clear stamp sets AND 8 coordinating die/die sets are now available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store!



Today we are excited to introduce you to the final stamps sets and die of this month's release - two FAMILY WORDS stamp sets and a coordinating WONDERFUL WORD die! Hop on over to the Whimsy blog to take a peek at the new products.



The DT are holding a blog hop to celebrate this month's release.  The hop starts today (Wednesday April 23rd at 8.00AM EDT) and ends on Sunday April 27th at 12.00PM EDT.




PRIZE ALERT ... One lucky hopper will win 2 new release stamps sets and 1 coordinating die! To enter the draw, simply leave a comment at EVERY stop along the hop!





For my first card I have used the Family words stamps and the Wonderful die I love die word, and some gelatos for my background and a few enamel dots...






My second card I have used the family word stamps and the heart from the coffee set, I created a flower with the hearts and just added words and drew a stem...




And for my last card I used the Family word stamps and the heart from the coffee set they all work so well together...




Thank you so very much for looking today and thank you for the Whimsy team for having me, biggest of hugs love Pops x x  x

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Clearly Whimsy Stamps April Release - Sneak Peek Day 2

Hi everyone and welcome to DAY 2 of the ...


This week Whimsy Stamps is releasing 9 new clear stamp sets and 8 coordinating die/die sets, and they will be available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store and all good Whimsy Stamps retailers from TOMORROW (23 April).


Yesterday we introduced the COFFEE BREAK and HAPPY HELLO, and today we are excited to introduce you to HAPPY TRAVELS and IN THE GARDEN stamp sets and dies!



Hop on over to the Whimsy blog to take a peek at the new products.



For my cards, I used Happy Travels set....





I die cut the car and just added some washi tape and stamped one of the sentiments that came with the Travel set, I used the die cut stars from the coffee set...




I just added a little border and some string to this one, stamped the car and large logo but I die cut the logo and just added it to a punched circle....





So easy to use, I am so lucky to get to play with these, I just added some scraps using a fishtail die cut, added some string and some enamel dots and then I stamped the Logo and cut it out, I distressed the edges with chalk ink.....



PRIZE ALERT ... We have hidden a fabulous prize of a $15 GIFT CERTIFICATE at one of the stops on today’s hop! We will draw the lucky winner from the comments left here and on today’s design team posts (listed below), so be sure to visit everyone and leave a comment to be entered into the draw.




Hope to see you again tomorrow for our RELEASE DAY HOP and the final reveal of the last set of products!


Thank you so much for looking today, biggest of hugs love Pops x x x 

Monday, 21 April 2014

Clearly Whimsy Stamps April Release - Sneak Peek Day 1

Hi everyone and welcome to the first sneak peek day of the ...



I am joining the Clearly Whimsy Stamps DT as a guest designer this month!  Over the next 3 days myself and the rest of the CWS design team will reveal the new April 2014 Clearly Whimsy Stamps products. Whimsy is releasing 9 new clear stamp sets and 8 coordinating die/die sets this week, and they will be available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store and all good Whimsy Stamps retailers from Wednesday (23 April).

Today we are revealing the COFFEE BREAK 4x6 and 3x4 stamp sets together with their coordinating die set, PLUS the HAPPY HELLO 4x6 stamp set and coordinating Hello large word die. Hop on over to the Whimsy blog to take a peek at the new products.

For my cards, I used Coffee Break set and made 3 with it...



I stamped and die cut my coffee cup and just layered and added ribbon...


I stamped the cup and added the handle love that you can chose left or right, added one on the sentiments and a little strip of scrap paper and some sequins...


I stamped the coffee beans and made a strip of card as a pattern paper and added the logo stamp, I inked all the edges with chalk ink...



PRIZE ALERT ... We have hidden a fabulous prize of a $15 GIFT CERTIFICATE at one of the stops on today’s hop! We will draw the lucky winner from the comments left here and on today’s design team posts (listed below), so be sure to visit everyone and leave a comment to be entered into the draw.


Hope to see you again tomorrow for Day 2 of our release sneak peeks!

Thank you so much for looking today, biggest of hugs love Pops x x x

Wendy's Birthday Cakes

Good morning I hope that you all had a relaxing Easter, I have had time out of the internet and spent it with my family re-charging my batteries so to speak, I am sharing Wendy's Birthday Cakes with you today another one of Di's Digis...




She has been coloured with markers and I have added liquid pearls and stardust to and around my image, the papers are Nitwits Thimbles N Thread and have been slightly distressed with tea dye, I have added a simple sentiment, ribbon and a doilie from my stash, my flowers are Cottage Rose, Tuscany Roses, Sweetheart Blossoms, Cosmos Daisies, 10mm Open Roses and Hip Rosebuds, I have also added some Flat Pearls to each corner...




Thank you so much for looking today, biggest of hugs love Pops x x x 

Friday, 18 April 2014

Daisy and Cake

Good morning today I am sharing another cas card with you featuring Daisy and Cake...





I have coloured her with markers and added some liquid pearls and stardust, I added some scrap of paper to the top with a fancy cut out and added some Gems, rounded the corners and added a little sentiment, thank you for looking, and Happy Easter, huggles Pops x x x

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Bride & Groom

Good morning, late again I don't know what it is when the kiddies are home but everything is so relaxed and laid back and I just seem to be on a go slow this week, but enjoying them being home its a house full of laughter, rows, disagreements, more laughter and just family life, today I am sharing Bride & Groom from Mo's Digital Pencil....




I have coloured with markers and not added much as it is for a friend of mine, I did a larger card and just added some scrap lace, ribbon and made the words on my laptop, I added a sparkly Button some Gems and a Heart all from The Hobby House...




I will be around to visiting you all in a little bit, got a bath waiting for me, have a fabulous day and thank you for looking, huggles Pops x x x

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Lili of the Valley Blog Hop

 Good morning today is a blog hop at Lili of the Valley, I am back in the front again after working behind the scene and today I am using Fairy Friends stamp...

Just ‘hop’ from one blog to another following the links and leave a comment on each post, we’ll have a couple of winners and you will each be able to choose 2 of the small fairy stamps as your prize
We don’t know where the goodies are so make sure you visit and comment on every blog
The winners will be drawn at random from all the comments left on the 2 blogs where the prizes were hidden
  

Here's a list of all the blogs taking part;

Mindy <--- You should have come from here
Pops <--- You are here with me...


I have coloured them with markers and added some stardust and liquid pearls, my papers are bits of scraps and I added some scrap lace with a Pearls, I used 2 of the Tag Sentiments, my flowers are Gardenia, Tuscany Roses, Cosmos Daisies and a metal corner.....


The winners will be announced on the Ideas to Inspire blog next week


Enjoy the hop everyone, good luck!

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Ballerina Marci

Good afternoon I thought this was a scheduled post but it disappeared, so today I am sharing Ballerina Marci with you, I had some little slithers of scraps that I had cut of papers and |I used them up for this card but she is still clean and simple....




I coloured her with markers and added a touch of glitter some sequins and a sentiment from my stash, thank you so much for looking today, biggest of hugs love Pops x x x 

Monday, 14 April 2014

Wild Orchid Craft's Challenge

Good morning I cannot believe we are on Monday already this year is just flying by so fast, Shaleise turns 20 tomorrow now that is scary, I feel so old, I will feel even older next year as she turns 21 and I hit the big 40, I tell everyone I am 36 as I loved that age and think I will stay 36 forever :0) a new challenge today over at Wild Orchid Craft's and that is to use 3 or more different flowers....




I have used a cutie from Di's Digis she is called The Purrfect Day, she has been coloured with markers I am still in my blue phase, I have added stardust and liquid pearls to and around my image, the papers are Nitwits Romance & Roses and have been slightly distressed with tea dye, I have added some Lace, and scrap ribbon, my flowers are Gardenia, Tuscany Roses, Cosmos Daisies, Cherry Blossoms, Sweetheart Blossoms and Hip Rosebuds, I added some Flat Pearls and a Butterfly....




I hope that you can join in with us this time, thank you so much for looking big hugs love Pops x x x

Sunday, 13 April 2014

Faith the Fairy

Good morning today I am sharing one of my new fave stamps, they are so so gorgeous and so fun and quirky, this was a birthday gift along with a couple of others and this one is my fave Faith the Fairy....




I have coloured her with markers, my papers are Nitwits Hello Sunshine and paper pierced her dress then fussy cut her to 3'd her, I have done a big card for a change but kept it kind of simple, I added corners, gems and a butterfly that was a gift too...




Thank you so much for looking today, have a great Sunday biggest of hugs love Pops x x x

Saturday, 12 April 2014

Valentine Ella for Totally Gorguss

Good morning there is a new challenge over at Totally Gorjuss and that is charming, I have no charms so had to borrow this from one of the girls shhh I am hoping they won't notice...




I have used one of my gorgeous friend Lori's digi stamps, this is Valentine Ella and she has been coloured with markers,I cut her out and used up some scraps from my scrap basket, a bit of doodling and a mum sentiment and my little charm and some ribbon, thank you so much for looking today,biggest of hugs love Pops x x x

Friday, 11 April 2014

Sophia and Flowers

Good morning today I am sharing Sophia and Flowers with you a simple card today too....




I have coloured her with markers and used up scraps a little doodling and a touch of glitter, I have made this for me for my birthday so hubby has a card to give me, thank you so much for looking today biggest of hugs love Pops x x x

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Perfectly Pinkalicious

Good morning today is a new challenge over at DP2 and that is Perfectly Pinkalicious....



I have used Jaqui Painting, she has been coloured with markers (I don't have many pinks) and I have added some liquid pearls and stardust to and around the image and glossy accents on the jars in the image, the papers are from my scrap basket and I added some punched flowers with Flat Pearls and a few swirls, behind my image is some cloth...




Thank you so much for looking today, I hope you can join in with us, hugs Pops x x x

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Lucy & Kiki

Good morning today I am sharing 2 cas cards with you featuring 2 cuties from C C Designs that I found on an old memory stick, isn't it lovely when you find something you thought was gone forever, it was full of digis and so I had to have a play....




This was one of my faves I think because she has a butterfly and you know me with butterflies, I used up scraps too Butterfly Lucy....




This is Cupcake Kiki, and again simple and using up scraps and a simple sentiment, thank you so much for popping by to see me today, biggest of hugs love Pops x x  x

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Annabel Upside Down

Good morning today I am sharing one of the new images from Lili of the Valley this cute girl is Annabel Upside Down...




I have coloured her with markers and added liquid pearls and stardust,my papers are Nitwits Affection and they have been slightly distressed and I have run my cutter bee around the edges, I have added a Doilie, Lace, Ribbon and my flowers are 25mm Wild Roses, 15mm Open Roses and Hip Rosebuds, I popped some Flat Pearls in opposite corners and added a Metal Butterfly...




Thank you so much for looking today,biggest of hugs love Pops x x x

Monday, 7 April 2014

Blooming Lovely Wendy

Good morning today I am sharing one of the new images from Di's Digis this one is called Blooming Lovely Wendy...




I coloured her with markers and added some liquid pearls and stardust to and around the image, the papers are from my scrap basket, I added Lace, Ribbon and a few Flat Pearls and my flowers are 25mm Open Roses, Daisies and Aster Daises...




Thank you so much for looking today, biggest of hugs love Pops x x x

Sunday, 6 April 2014

Sweet Treat Wryn

Good morning I have a little basket of scraps of paper and have been trying to use it all up so today's card is a right old mix of scraps I love making scrap cards the best, and I have used Sweet Treat Wryn, I still love Wryn so much......



I have coloured her with markers, I added some stardust and liquid pearls to and around my image, I have distressed all the edges of my papers with tea dye, and run my cutter bee around the edges for texture, I added a sentiment, and some Lace and my flowers are Blooms with a flower brad centre and I added some Pink Gems...




Thank you so much for looking today, biggest of hugs love Pops x x x 

Saturday, 5 April 2014

Totally Gorjuss WOW

Good morning the challenge at Totally Gorjuss is WOW I have to confess to this being a right challenge for me too, not using any colour was shocking for me....




I embossed the back, used a cut out circle a few different dies for the greeting and flowers and just some Rose Pearls and a tiny touch of glitter, thank you for looking today, biggest of hugs love Pops x x x

Friday, 4 April 2014

Baby Quack

Good morning today I am sharing one of the little chicks from Digi Stamp Boutique this one is Baby Quack and I have kept it nice and simple....



I have coloured them with Inktense pencils and added a sentiment, a bit of scrap paper and that's it, thank you for looking today biggest of hugs love Pops x x x 

Thursday, 3 April 2014

Time for Tea

Good morning today I am sharing a simple card with you one of a set of 3 this one is my fave, from the Time for Tea set from Mo's digital pencil...



I coloured her with markers and added some stardust and liquid pearls to and around my image, I have used up 2 bits of scrap paper from my little scrap box, the sentiment is from Clearly Besotted My Cup Of Tea set and I added a little scrap heart from an old die cut, I love using up scraps...




Thank you so much for looking today, biggest of hugs love Pops x x x

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Rosie with Cake

Good afternoon everyone so very sorry I am late, I went to lay down with a bad head yesterday and I have only just got up still feel really groggy so having a bit of a quiet day, anyway today I am sharing Rosie with Cake with you for Lili of the Valley's 10th Birthday check it out HERE....




I have coloured her with Polycolour Pencils, I have added some Liquid Pearls and Stardust to and around my image, the papers are Nitwits Affection and I have slightly distressed them and run my cutter bee along the edges, I added some Whimsy Corners with Pink Gems and some Lace, my flowers are Chrysanthemum, Wild Roses, 15mm Open Roses and Hip Rosebuds...




Thank you so very much for looking today biggest of hugs love Pops x x x

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Just Hanging

Good morning today I am sharing Just Hanging from Sassy Cheryl's how cute and quirky are these images.....




I coloured her with Inktense Pencils and added a touch of glitter, the paper is Nitwits The Bees Knees and has been slightly distressed I added some die cut edges some Flat Pearls and a bit of scrap ribbon, my flowers are Wild Roses, 25mm Open Roses and Sweetheart Blossoms, the sentiment is from LOTV Set 20 and I wrote the word God daughter as there is no sentiments out there for this,  I added the name using die cuts...




Thank you so much for looking today, biggest of hugs love Pops x x x

 Challenge entered:
Sassy Cheryl's Challenge~ Fooling around...

Monday, 31 March 2014

Wild Orchid Craft's Challenge

Good morning today sees a new challenge over at Wild Orchid Craft's and we would like to see bling a nice easy one...




I have used the super cute Izzy's Bunnytime and she has been coloured with Inktense pencils, I have used Nitwit papers Romance and Roses, I added some Lace and some ribbon with a bow and a Flat Rhinestone, my sentiment is LOTV Set 8 my flowers are Wild Roses, Cherry Blossoms, 10mm Open Roses and Hip Rosebuds, I have added a Gem in each corner and lots and lots of glitter....




Thank you so much for looking I hope that you can join in with us, huggles Pops x x x

Sunday, 30 March 2014

Sunday Sketch and Stamp Blog Hop

Good morning today I am guesting on a blog hop for Sunday Sketch and Stamp....



I have used the sketch from challenge 174 as it has lots of layers and you know I love lots of layers, I have used my favourite Tiddly Inks image Wryn Hanging Around, she has been coloured with Inktense Pencils and I have added some stardust and liquid pearls to and around my image, the papers are Nitwits Squeaky Clean and I have added a Whimsy Ticket, some Seam Binding and my flowers are Tea Roses, Cosmos Daisies, Aster Daisies and 4mm Clsoed Rosebuds...




From here, you need to hop along and visit everyone on the list to see what they've created with any of our past 200 sketches, and make sure you leave a comment at each stop because there are some hidden prizes along the way!! Then you need to come back here, where you've got until 11.59pm, Saturday 5th April to link up your own creation using any one of our past sketches, which will increase your chances even more of winning one of our fab prizes. You've got to be in it to win it!! There are 3 prizes hidden along the way which could be won by anyone who leaves a comment - but no-one (except me!) knows where the prizes are, so you must make sure you visit and comment on everyone's blog. Then there are another 3 prizes for everyone who joins in with the 'Any past sketch challenge'. So - if you join in with the hop and the challenge, you could win more than one prize!!





Thank you so much for looking today I hope you can join in biggest of hugs love Pops x x x