Friday, 31 December 2010

Hello I'm Still Here

Hi everyone I am sorry I have been MIA it has been a very busy couple of weeks but I hope to have a card or project to share with you all tomorrow.Thankyou all so much for your continued support and wonderful comments that you leave me.
So I will see you tomorrow
Lorraine xx

Monday, 27 December 2010

12 Days of Fluffmas-with candy

Join in with the 12 days of fluffmas and you could win some fab goodies from Faye by answering 12 simple questions here are the questions with my answers sorry if i get some wrong Faye.

1.How old is Sweet Cheeks? 2 years old

2.What is my mums blog called? Its an Aliens life
3.What are my fave colours?pink and green(big guess)
4.We recently moved but from which county?Devon

5.How many posts did i write in August?16 posts
6.Which 2 challenge blogs do i play on? Sweet Stampin and Cupcake crafts
7.When is my birthday? March
8.What is my fave crafting item?Ribbon
9.Name the alternate reality i Inhabit? Fluffy Faye(I've been fluffed)lol.
10.I love this as much as crafting what is it? the famous Choklit
11.What do we refur to my dad as?Doc Shingles

12.Once upon a time I had a career in?Catering/Being a chef

Lorraine xx

Saturday, 25 December 2010

Merry Christmas

Hi everyone just a short post you wish you all a wonderful weekend and I hope you have a wonderful time and unwrap some really exciting much wanted gifts.
Before I go I need to thank all of you my friends,followers and guests for an amazing year I started blogging in January and it has been a really exciting time for me to share with you all.
One more thankyou goes to Fiona (you have to check out Fi's work talk about awesome talent)for winning her christmas candy tonight I won a simply sassy stamp my very first one and I love them so thankyou Fi I look forward to playing with her.
Have a great time and I hope to be back crafting on boxing day
Lorraine xx

Sunday, 19 December 2010

Christmas Tags

Hi just a really short post to share my tags i made i hope you like them it is pure caos here for the next week but i will still try to pop on here to share things with you all.

I am going to enter my tags into the following challenges:

Crafts and me-moody blues
Dotties world-Anything goes-Blue
Paperplay-Anything but a card
Passion for promarkers-Anything goes
Simon says-silver,blue,white
Stamp something-tag or pocket
Stampin for the weekend-Christmas
The stamp man-Anything goes tags
Thanks for visiting me
Lorraine xx

Saturday, 18 December 2010

Sweet Stampin Challenge And DT Card

Hello everyone firstly I would like to apologise for my lack of posts this week I got a bad case of food poisoning at the beginning of the week but i am fully recovered now.
Well its Saturday which means another fab challenge at Sweet Stampin and this week we have
a great theme of Celebrations.
We also have 2 great sponsors this week Fairy Dust Crafts and Prairy Fairy so lots of fab prizes to play for.
My card has been made for Rob my partner and I have used this fab image from Kenny K,coloured with promarkers and highlighted with some loose glitter.The greeting was a freebie but I am so sorry I can't remember where I got it-oops and I have used a cuttlebug embossing folder and Fired brick distress ink.
I do hope you like it.
I am entering this one into the following challenges:

Allsorts-Anything goes
C.R.A.F.T-Black,white and a splash of colour
Cards for men-card catorgory
CES-Anything goes
CYDA-Punch it out
Crafters companion-Sketch or christmas theme
Crafty purple frog-winter or christmas
I love promarkers-Santa
Kenny K-Let it snow
Passion for promarkers-Anything goes
Stampin for the weekend-Christmas
Corrosive Challenge-Sketch
Totally gorjuss-Someone special
Bunny Zoe's-Sparkle and shine

Thankyou for visiting me
Lorraine xx

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

More Candy Finds This Is Huge

OMG you really need to pop over to Taylored Concepts Blog there is a very enormous candy up for grabs and lots of winners and this is just one of the prizes so what you waiting for go get entered xxx

Sunday, 12 December 2010

Snuggle In The Snow

Hello everyone Hope your all having a great weekend,
Tonight I want to share this little candle card that I have made for my little sister (I say little but she is 27) and her partner.
The image is from Motivet stamps and I think is so sweet for a couple at christmas I have coloured the image with promarkers and I have used Broken china distress ink too.The stunning paper(hated cutting into it)is from Bo Bunny one of the new collections and I have also used a cuttlebug snowflake die,oval nestabilities and some pearls from wild orchid crafts along with a little diamond stickles glitter glue.Once again I apologise for the quality of the picture and thats why I have scanned my image too so you can see my colouring alot clearer.
I hope you like what I have made.
I am going to enter my candle card into the following challenges:
Crafters companion monthly-sketch or christmas theme
oldie but goodie-Christmas Birthday
OSAAT-Anything goes
Papertake weekly-no red n green
Passion for promarkers-Anything goes
Polka doodles-project to hold a gift
simon says stamp-christmas but no red n green
Stamping vacation no no challenge-no punches
Totally gorjuss-Snow
Dotties world-Anything goes-Blue
Thanks for visiting me
Lorraine xx

Saturday, 11 December 2010

A BoBunny Christmas

Hi I thought I would share this little card I made using the prize I won for the last Bobunny Challenge the papers are beautiful and I have teamed them with the co-ordinating chipboard stickers a greeting stamp and some gems I hope you like it.
I am entering this one into the following challenges:

Bobunny card challenge-Sketch
Allsorts-Last minute christmas
Pear tree designs-winter wonderland
Simon says stamp and show-A holiday greeting
Thankyou for visiting me
Lorraine xx

Sweet Stampin Challenge And DT Card

Hi its saturday again so that can only mean one thing another fab challenge at the
sweet stampin Challenge Blog,and this week the challenge theme is 321- 3 backing papers,2 embellishments and 1 image.
We have a great sponsor for you this week too which is Craft Brulee and they are giving one lucky winner $10 to spend in their shop.
I hope you have chance to join in this week as I love visiting all of the entrants and seeing what you all make.
For my card I have used this cute little popcorn bear stamp which I got free for placing an order on crafters Companions birthday week isn't it just adorable.
I am going to enter my card into the following challenges:

CYDA-Punch it out
Crafty Creations-A Beary project
Cute card thursday-flower frenzy
Creative card crew-Anything goes
Passion for promarkers-Anything goes
ABC Challenge-J is for jewels
CES-Anything but a christmas card
Thankyou for visiting me
Lorraine xx

Jennifer's Candy

Hi everyone Jennifer has some great sweetpea stamps to giveaway so why not pop over and join in you can find her post here.


Lorraine xx

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Hi here is a very quick bunch of posies I made using Heartfelt creations posy stamps and I have made this one to enter into this weeks Joan's garden Weekly Challenge 25# I hope you like it I used cardstock to stamp the flowers onto which makes this card very quick and simple to do and I finished with strips of card for the stems and some gems for the centres of the flowers.
I am also entering this one into:
Creative card crew-Anything goes
The ABC Challenge-J is for Jewels and gems
Thankyou for visiting me
Lorraine xx

Sunday, 5 December 2010

Inspiration Tag

Hi there is a fab contest going on over at Stamping Vacation here is what you need to do.
Just check out my project below and pick 2 or 3 elements that you would like to duplicate on a card/project you will make.
Make your card and post it on your own blog along with this message that you are reading right now.
Now go to Stamping Vacation and post a link to your card on that post (this step will enter you into the drawing of $25.00 to spend at a store of your choice).
Next from your blog your readers will pick 2 or 3 elements from your project and make their own,post it on their blog and then go to stamping Vacation and post a link there aswell.At this point be sure to give the designer you picked elements from credit too!

This message will keep moving forward... TAGging blog readers all over!
Lets see how far it will travel.

On December 5th a winner will be drawn from all of the entries for an amazing $25.00 gift certificate to spend at a store of the winners choice.

On my project I have chosen:

No double matting image
Border punch

And here is my project(sorry its a bit wonky lol).

The elements you can choose from my project are as follows:


Hand written text

There are only a few hours left if you would like to join in but well worth it don't you think.

I have made this notebook for my wonderful mum but i thought it would be better to write her name instead of 'mum' I hope she will like it.

I am also entering this project into the following challenges:

Bizzy Becs-christmas
Elephantastics-Red and green
Fussy and fancy-Anything but a card
Marks finest papers-red and green
Saturday challenge-Christmas

Thanks for visiting me


Lorraine xx

Friday, 3 December 2010

2 More Notebooks For My Nieces

Hi just a quick post as I was just going to try and get some sleep but have decided to quickly post these instead I will be having a small christmas party on the 20th December to see my nieces,parents and my sister and her partner and thought as well as bought gifts it might be nice to bring them something homemade so here they are.
I hope you like these colour variations.
I am entering these notebooks into the following challenges:

A crafty little place-Anything goes
passion for promarkers-old n new(new papers old punch)
Top tip tuesday-Anything goes
Thankyou for visiting me and now I am off for a date with my pillow
Lorraine xx

Thursday, 2 December 2010

More candy

Hi Crafty Hazelnuts christmas challenge blog has had such a great response that they are having another giveaway of these gorgeous papers so why not pop along and enter,
Lorraine xx


Hello all don't usually like to boast but come on have i found the yummiest candy or what and quite frankly who wouldn't want this little lot look at all this deliciousness but I don't really want you to enter as that would be less chance for me rofl not really i think i have had more than my fair share of wins these past few months just ask the Paula's and Debs heehee anyway this candy is being offered by Prairy Fairy as they have moved back to blogger so why not pop over and enter for your chance of these scrummy craftiliciousness(is that even a word)well it is in the dictionary of Planet Lorraine lol.
Lorraine xx

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

Willow Looking Through The Window

Hi just a short post again to share this card I made tonight.For the main image I have used 'Open Window' which is a digi stamp from Make it Crafty and I have also used lil lolita 60's Willow behind the window so she is looking out.The other products I have used are Pink Paisley papers,Promarkers,Teadye and broken china distress inks,Martha stewart leaf punch,Flower dies from spellbinders,a gem brad,Diamond stickles and some old ribbon and pearls from my stash.I hope you like it I think its sort of ok.
I am entering this card into the following challenges:

crafters companion-Sketch or one for the girls
crafty purple frog-flowers
Sarah hurley-Masking
Passion for promarkers-old n new(new images,old ribbon,pearls)
Stamp something-With thanks
Top tip tuesday-Anything goes
Charisma-One for the girls

Thankyou for visiting me and now I am off to bed as its 1.36am.
Lorraine xx

Charlie's Candy

Hi Would you like to win all of these fab goodies if so pop on over to Charlie's blog and find out how.
Lorraine xx