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CPS Sketch

CPS 185 narrow

Hey's your week been? Woohooo for the weekend huh:-))

Just popping in today to share my card with the latest sketch at's the sweet sketch....

 All those panels were just perfect for combining lots of delicious October Afternoon papers from Thrift Shop and Fly A Kite.....

CPS 185 main

Oh how I LOVE these papers.....can't get enough of them!!!

Cardstock:  SU! Naturals Ivory; SU! Riding Hood Red

Patterned Paper:  OA Thrift Shop and Fly A Kite

Stamps:  TSG Polka Dot Blooms; SU! Frames With A Flourish; SU! Really Retro sentiment

Ink:  SU! Black,Cameo Coral and Ruby Red

Embellishments: Kaisercraft Rhinestones

Tools: Scor Pal and Sewing Machine

CPS 185 close up 

Oh and before I go.....GOOOO THE TITANS!!!!

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Okay I'm off to find another challenge to play with. Do you have any weekend plans?

 I hope whatever you get up to it's fabulous.

Thanks for visiting! 

TSG and SSS Challenges

SSS74 and TSG73 narrow

Hey there....hope you've had a lovely day.

It's been a rainy and relaxing one here so no complaints from me:-) 

I have been playing with the latest sketch from The Sweet Shop...#74 and the latest challenge from

There She Goes....which is to mix and match your TSG stamp problems there....had lots of fun

doing it in fact :-))  

SSS74 and TSG73 close up

SSS74 and TSG73 main

Cardstock:  SU! More Mustard and Riding Hood Red

Patterned Paper:  October Afternoon Thrift Shop

Stamps:  There She Goes Make A Wish and Polka Dot Blooms

Ink:  Distress ink - Antique Linen; SU! Riding Hood Red and Memento Tuxedo Black

Embellishments: Provo Craft Embossing Folder - Jamara; Kaisercraft Rhinestones; Martha Stewart Die Cut Lace Tag; SU! Ribbon

Tools: Cuttlebug; Copics

Well thanks for popping in to see what I've been up to...I really appreciate your visits and your kind comments. Hope you enjoy the rest of the week.


Verve Sketch


Hey there...happy Tuesday to you! It's another rainy one here today....I'm sure it's driving some people batty-all this rain but I'm loving it:-))

Back to share with you my card for Verve's September Sketch Challenge Week 4....I am really trying to do  them all this an effort to win some Verve stamps I must admit;-) gotta be in it to win it as they say:-))

Here is this week's sketch.....


We had to gain our inspiration from this site - House to Home and I picked this room.....

so my card incorporates that soft blue, the orange from the fire and browns from the furniture....


Cardstock:  XPress It Copic Blending Card

Patterned Paper: Kaisercraft Devonshire 6x6 paper pad 

Stamps:  Digital Stamp - Torico; Smile Sentiment from Stampendous; Hero Arts Misty Swirl Pattern backgrounder

Ink:  Copics (see below); Soft Sky Versa Colour

Embellishments: Vintage string; tiny tag from newsagent; Kaisercraft Rhinestones; Labels 8 Nestie

Tools: Cuttlebug


VLVWk4close up 

Well whatever you get up to today, I hope it's a good one with a sprinkling of crafting time in there somewhere.

Thanks for popping in.....more than likely I'll be back soon with another card ....for the TSG challenge next I think:-)

Bye now....