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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Hello, it's Wednesday and today I have an appointment at the hospital because I've been having great pains in my back and shoulder.  I've been going to the physio too but I wasn't having any improvements so I'm going there now hopefully this will help! Wish me luck :)  ... The Italians left yesterday morning, and thankfully everything was fine .. so I was really happy and so relieved :)

Anyway, today it's time for a new challenge at
Crafting By Design
It's still too early for Christmas, but we at are having just that :)
Well, not really lol , but that is the theme for our new challenge that started today

HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS


For my card we got to use  an image from our sponsor Drawn By Krista and I chose this sweet penguin. I colored it with my promarkers and cut it up to mount it on some embossed card. More die cuts and of course some fun DP.
Not being in a very crafty mood, I think it turned out quite ok :)
The lucky winner this time will get 3 digi images from our sponsor.
https://www.etsy.com/shop/DrawnbyKrista

The challenge will run through May 2nd so lots of time to join in.

I am entering my card in these ANYTHING GOES challenges today:

The Corrosive Challenge April 
A Bit More Time to Craft 42 
A Perfect Time to Craft 04 
Crafty Animals 01

and in these as well:
Tuesday Throwdown 340 - EMBOSSING
Scrap N' Challenge - EMBOSSING
Crafty Catz 367 - ANYTHING + OPTION USE A NUMBER
Winter Wonderland - CUTE CHRISTMAS
Thank you for looking
xxx



Sunday, April 23, 2017

Anything Goes

Good afternoon everyone. Hope you are having a lovely weekend doing lots of crafting. Me unfortunately haven't been much in a crafty mood lately. Been very busy and things not really so  good, which of course takes away all the motivation to craft!  We still haven't concluded the house plans and the Italian guests we have at the moment are not very nice :( .. They were smoking in the apartment, even though it's against the rules, which triggered the fire alarm late at night, and I also noticed the electric cooker burned when I went to switch off the alarm. They even had the cheek to insist they weren't smoking, even though I saw a stubbed cigarette in one of my ceramic decorations! :(  They are still there unfortunately, as they leave on Tuesday, so I'm counting the day.

Anyway, got my DT card today for the new challenge at

This time the challenge is an easy
ANYTHING GOES
For my card I am using this gorgeous image, A Gentle Touch, from our sponsor Crafty Sentiments, and I colored it with my promarkers. I added some nice ribbon, two flowers and two heart embellishments, die cuts and punched border and corner as well. Really love how it turned out.


The lucky winner of this challenge will receive three digi images from our sponsor.
 http://craftysentimentsdesigns.co.uk/ourshop/cat_396491-Digital-Stamps.html

I am entering my card in these ANYTHING GOES challenges today
Brown Sugar 247 - USE A DIE CUT
Passion for Promarkers 391 - GOING DOTTY
Thank you for looking
xxx


Thursday, April 6, 2017

Anything Goes - April

Hello everyone. Wow I just cant believe we're in April already .. time is flying by so quickly!! We still haven't concluded the new house plans ufff .. our architect is taking sooo long and so I'm very very disappointed and getting really frustrated :(  I just want to start and move in :(  Hopefully hopefully next week, for our third appointment we will conclude. Fingers crossed xx .. 

Some more news :) Will be hosting our first guests for this year next Saturday in our rental home, they are from Germany, then the week after we will host our second guests, this time from Italy, so I'm very excited. Still have a few days available in April if anyone is interested, which days I have put down in price too. In those days there is the Malta Annual Fireworks festival and the Green Festival going on here in Malta, so many good reasons to have a short break .... plus of course the gorgeous sunny Spring weather :) Check it out here please ... Thanks.

Anyway, now onto my DT Card and this time I have my card for the new monthly ANYTHING GOES challenge at Crafting By Design

 We are this month sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps, so of course we are all using one of their gorgeous and fun images. I am using Chef Pierre which I have colored with my promarkers.
 Managed to find some cooking themed DP a chipboard too... so was very pleased how my card turned out :) 

The prize for the lucky winner this time will get digi images from our sponsor
https://bugaboostamps.com/

I am entering my card in these challenges today
Simon Says Challenge - HAPPY BIRTHDAY

And to finish off... some exciting news now as I just found out I made the Top 3 at 
The Crazy Challenge with my fun summer themed card.
 

Thank you for looking
xxx

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Happy Easter

Hello everyone. Finally we got our appointment on Monday with the architect to plan the changes we want to do for our new house yay yay :) He is such a busy man, we waited so much for this appointment and I called and called his secretary everyday!! He didn't do the changes as we wanted them, so next week we have another appointment but we are hoping that we will finalize the plans and get started... I can't wait .. it's been already too long :(
Anyway, it's a new challenge today at 
and the theme for this week is 
HAPPY EASTER


I chose this cute image Miss Ribbons Chick kindly given to us by our sponsor, Sami Stamps and I colored her with my promarkers using some bright yellow and pink color... very quick but so cute. 

 For the background I chose some lovely pastel colored DP and then finished it off with some flowers, pearls, die cuts and beautiful ribbon.

The prize for the winner this week is $12 from the store.

Some ANYTHING GOES challenges now.
Crafty Sentiments 
Creates and Makes 10 + optional SPRINGTIME
Through the Craft Room Door 
Crafty Creations 338
Crafty Gals Corner 116
 Creative Moments 114 + optional SPRING COLORS
Simon Says Challenge
Crafting from the Heart 152


and also
Double D Challenges  - THINGS THAT FLY
Crafty Cardmakers 185 - SPRING INTO SPRING 
The Cutie Pie 109 - DIES AND DIGIS
Simon Says Monday Challenge  - THINGS WITH WINGS

Thank you for looking
xxx

Saturday, March 25, 2017

B is for ...

Good afternoon everyone. I hope you are having a nice weekend. Mine didn't start so good unfortunately as on Friday me and some colleagues went to Sicily for a day and our flight back to Malta got delayed for over 10 hours due to fog  :( They just gave us some food and drinks but no accommodation for the night, which we were expecting as we weren't traveling with these cheap low-cost airlines........ so we spent the night at the airport on uncomfortable chairs!!! We only got on the plane this morning at 6.00am and so was really tired. Well we will now complain about this and hopefully we will get some compensation.

Anyway got my DT card to share today for the new challenge that started today at

The theme for this fortnight is a fun
B is for...
 I'm sure you will find lots of things starting with B, as for me I did.. balloons, butterfly, birthday and the color blue. The image that I am using is the cute Birthday Kitty from another of our amazing sponsor Sami Stamps.


I hope you will be able to join us for this challenge.

I am entering my card in these ANYTHING GOES challenges today:

Thank you for looking
xxx



Tuesday, March 21, 2017

For A Man

It's been over a week since I've posted here, and I had my DT card to post too, but wasn't so well unfortunately and it totally slipped my mind! Better late than never however ... so here is my card for the challenge at Crafting By Design
 with the theme
FOR A MAN


I used this fun image A Dunderton Abroad from our sponsor 

I colored him with my promarkers and then used some dies and colorful DP to finish it off.
Entering my card in these challenges today
Come and Get It Challenge - ANYTHING GOES
 Some exciting news now as I made the Top 3 at Word Art Wednesday with my sympathy card


Thank you for looking
xxx










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