Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Blog Candy!!

Just wanted to let you know about some fab blog Candy over on marie's blog,  to celebrate her birthday!!! You could win the following:

Two digis of your choice from The Stamping Boutique

Three digis of your choice from Digital Delights

Two digis of your choice from Paper Cupcakes

AND - a few surprise candy bits that Marie has gathered together!!!!

But you need to hurry cos the candy ends 30th dec 2010. so hop on over there now!!

Stampin'Mindy also has some blog candy that closes on 31st dec... You can see her post here.. There are plenty more opportunities to win candy, so look on my sidebar or just do some bloghopping!!!

Until Next Time... Enjoy!! xx

My Top 10 Cards of 2010!!

Well Christmas is over for another year and I'm still yet to sort out the boys rooms to fit all their new toys in, but I have had time to check out all the blogs that I love to look at. Eh, housework can wait!! LOL!! Anyway, Quite a few ladies are joining in on the My top 10 cards 2010 Blog Hop that Mrs Weyremaster is hosting and although my cards don't seem to compare I thought I'd join in too!!

So because I have only started this blog in the latter part of this year, you wouldn't have seen quite a few of these cards!! These are not in any particular order! Anyway, enjoy!!

1. The flowers on this card took me so long to make but have since found an easier way to make them!!

2. i love these kaisercraft papers!! i used them quite a lot throughout the year!!

3. I always struggle to make cards for teenage boys but this one turned out pretty good!! These kaszazz papers were just perfect!!

 4. This would have to be one of my very favourite cards that I have made!!

5. What started out as a book mark turned into a gorgeous card I think!!

6. How cute is this Tilda!! Wish I got this many cards in the mail!!

7. Can you tell I love buttons??

8. I jut love Frankie from Tickled Pink Stamps!!

9. Spider henry has been a real hit with my boys and I do believe there are more Super Henry's due out next year from Whiff of Joy Stamps!! I can't wait!!

10. This was a christmas card I made for a challenge in Dec!!

I hope you liked my Top Ten cards of 2010!! You can join in too as it's an open blog hop but you only have a few more hours to link up your blog!! So hop on over here and check it out!!

Hope you all have a Happy but Safe New Year!!!

Until Next Time... Enjoy!! xx

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Candy, Candy, Candy

Only three days till Christmas and I still have Christmas shopping to do!!! Problem with a being a single mum is trying to get presents for the kids without them knowing about it!!! My wonderful sister, allison who means the world to me had the boys on Monday so I could pick up their "santa"presents and today   I'm dropping my boys off at a friends house to get a few last minute gifts.. The shops are going to be crazy!!!! Not looking forward to it at all!!!
Anyway the reason I am posting is not to show cards today as I have no time to create lately, not cards anyway.. But to let you know about lots of yummy blog candy and blog hops about!!! Stamp and Create have given the DT members some candy they can give away and I found a $25 voucher up for grabs at Twinkles glow with stamps and three stamps of your choice over at Victoria Murray's Blog. (Which ends today!!)  Get on over and do the blog hop with Make It Crafty... they have $200 worth of prizes up for grabs and there is so much inspiration along the way you won't regret taking some time out of your day to do it and all you have to do is leave a comment on all the blogs!! Pretty easy really!! Of course there is lots more going on, check out my sidebar for more blog candy opportunities.
I would like to take this time to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and hope that the new year brings much happiness (and lots of crafting time!) your way!!! I'll be back after Xmas with some new creations.. can't wait to get back into it!!!

Until Next time, Enjoy!!! xxx

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Where has the month gone????? and a winner of blog candy!! yay me!!!

Or should I be saying where has the year gone??? I cannot believe it's ten days to christmas!!! My boys are very excited about Christmas and the lead up. We took a trip into the city on the train on the weekend and went and saw Santa and had a look at the Myer windows (Myers is a big department store in Australia and here in melbourne every year they choose a theme or a book and decorate the windows with animated characters and places that go with them. This years theme is "The Nutcracker") My oldest son also had his last day of kinder today and Santa stopped by to say hello and the looks on the kids faces was priceless. They were all so excited!!! I can't wait till Christmas morning!!
I have not joined in, in a single challenge at all this month and probably won't get a chance to till the new year. But I have been creating in between attending kinder, concerts and parties, funerals and orientation days at school!! Because I have been so busy I have not had the time to make Christmas cards this year but i'm hoping to at least get an email card made up before christmas and sent out!!!
Every year I make the kinder and swimming teachers presents and this year was no different except this year i cheated a bit and bought jars to decorate!!! This year I made chocolate truffles, yo yo's and fudge to fill the jars and was very with the end resuts both in look and taste!! hehehehe!!

 So, speaking of candy, there is a lot of blog candy out in blogland at the moment!!! I have been looking at all the advent calendars that are happening, magnolia inspirations, and Whiff of joy are just two of many and to my delight and excitement, after leaving many comments I WON!! On day 7 of the Magnolia Inspirations advent calendar I had to go to Mary's blog and make a comment on her gorgeous creation she made with a magnolia stamp and out of the 500+ comments I was randomly picked!!  Thanks Mary!! Not sure what I have won but something from magnolia so can't wait to see what it is!! And last month I hopped along on the Tickled Pink Stamps Lil Christmas Blog Hop and made comments on all the DT's blogs and won a Lil Fashionette 60's Willow... I had totally forgotten i'd even done the blog hop until Yanitza let me know via my blog. Thanks yanitza!!
And as you can see on my sidebar there are lots of other opportunity's to win some blog candy so go visit these wonderful blogs and become a follower.. You will definitely be inspired by the creativity you find!!!
I will post again before Xmas!!! Fingers Crossed!!

Until next Time, Enjoy!! xx

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Advent Calendar

I know I always seem to say this lately but this really is a short post... Just wanted to put a picture up of my finished advent calendar!! I am very happy with what I have done!!! My boys love it which is the main thing!!Hope everyone is getting ready for Christmas!!

Not the clearest of pictures as it's a pretty dull day here today!!

Until next Time, Enjoy!!! xx