Tuesday 31 August 2010

Art Deco Bride/Flapper

Goodmorning i hope you all had a great Bank holiday, I was working saturday and Monday so not much of a break for me, the only good thing about working bankholidays is double money!!!! I hope you all enjoyed the week of IN THE SPOTLIGHT the Dt really loved looking at all the gorgeous entries in our challenges we would have loved to spotlight you all i,m sure we will be doing it again very soon so watch this space.

Today i would like to show you a card using one of Lilac Lemon designs stamps Art Deco Bride/Flapper available HERE at the Crafts and Me store, unfortunately it,s out of stock but Teresa can email you as soon as it,s in stock if you click on the email me icon on that page.
You can colour her in so many colour combos here I coloured her with Promarkers(cool aqua and Bright Green)Other items used=Nestie scalloped Oval dies and Papermania Summer Bloom papers,Papermania glitter strips,Ribbon from Crafty ribbons and flowers from my stash.
Dont forget you have only have untill 8pm tonight to enter our PETALS and PEARLS challenge over on the challenge blog HERE

Sunday 29 August 2010

Whiff of Joy In The Spotlight

Evening Peeps,

And the spotlight today is on meeeeeeeeeeee, lol. I inked up my very neglected whiff of Joy image availabe from crafts and me and thought I would just pop it on the blog and showcase it, so forgive me for spotlighting myself. I hope you have enjoyed the design team spotlighting your cards this week., it's been fun! I have used one of my favourite shades of blue, hope you like it.

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I have coloured her of course using copics and distressed around the outer images using Tim Holtz Distress InkOld Paper.

I'm glad I got her out to play, I must look at my others. Don't forget there is still time to enter this week's challenge of Petals and Pearls and we will have a new challenge for you on Wednesday.

Enjoy the rest of the weekend.

Heidi's in the Spotlight

Good morning folks its Gina here spotlighting Heidi of Heidi's Crafts and i hope you are all enjoying the bank holiday weekend.

just look at this beautiful card that Heidi has created, the image is Willow with Champagne which you can buy from Crafts and Me and i love the colours Heidi has used and her colouring is brilliant.
Why noy pay Heidi a visit on her blog i'm sure she would love the know what you think.

I hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Saturday 28 August 2010

Brenda in the spotlight

How gorgeous is this card this is the piece of art that Brenda created using Trish's challenge sketch a while ago and I fell in love with her work then. If you have not seen her blog you have no idea what you are missing. You can get full details about how she made this card on her blog HERE but the stamp she has used is Fly dandelion available at Crafts and me. Don't forget there is still time to enter the Crafts and Me challenge petals and pearls and we will have someone else in the spotlight tomorrow come back to see if it is you :D


Amy xx

Friday 27 August 2010

Spotlighting...... JACK!

Hehe she's gonna kill me lol! Jack is a very talented lady with a wide range of styles, you'll find her blog here. I've shamelessly borrowed some of her fab creations to show you, good job she knows me well!
First up a beautiful blue and green version of Soft Goth Night. I love the background Jack has done on the circle and all the swirls.

And how about this beauty? This one is Enchanting Gold - Love her hair on this one, blended beautifully. The papers all match the image, very nicely done Jack!

And finally Art Deco Bride/Flapper by Lilac Lemon. The nestie there is just perfect for this design. Love the pink and Black Jack has used here and the beads on the frame finish it perfectly :)

Wednesday 25 August 2010

And today the spotlight has found..........

I just could not resist showing off this card isn't it stunning and I just adore the colour combo that Sarah has used. The image is Thousand years waiting that you can get from Crafts and Me. Please see Sarah's post HERE for the full details of how she made her card and check out the rest of her blog.
Sarah has entered this card in our current Crafts and Me challenge petals and pearls and there is still time to enter so make sure you try it out and you never know you maybe the next in the spotlight :D

Hugs to you all

Amy xx

Tuesday 24 August 2010

Todays Spotlight is on -----

Good morning i hope you are all well.Teresa is away on her hols so the Design team are taking it in turns to spotlight some of you out there that are entering our challenges using stamps that Teresa stocks in her shop!
So today i would like to put the spotlight on ANGIE Potter,z Paper Paradise her card was entered into Challenge #8 which was Black/Pink and White

Angie,s card caught my eye its such a pretty girlie card and the colouring is fab she also added some sparkle you cant beat a bit of sparkle i seem to add it at lot loL She has used one of the fab Molly Harrison stamps CRIMSON ROSE and you can find her HERE at the Crafts and Me Store you can still order while Teresa is away and they will be dispatched on the 31stAug or just after,Teresa,s delivery is usually very quick.
Pop on over to Angies blog HERE and say hello.
Come back tomorrow and see if you are in the spotlight????

Monday 23 August 2010

Spotlights on Doreen

Well it's me Gina back again folks this time with another customer creation from Doreen isn't it a beautiful card i just love the colours and papers that Doreen has used the image is ching chou kuik's Fly Dandelions you can get it here from Crafts and Me here's Doreens beautiful card

why not pop over and pay her a visit here you never know it could be you tomorrow.

Sunday 22 August 2010

Spotlight on Jayne

Good morning peeps i hope you are having a fab weekend, well as you know Teresa is away on her hols so the Design team are taking it in turns to spotlight some of you out there that are entering our challenges using stamps that Teresa stocks in her shop! today i am spotlighting Jayne you'll find her blog Here here is the card she made for our current challenge, you still have a couple of days to enter.

I think Jayne has done a brilliant job with this card and she has used Spring Spread you can get it Here its such a beautiful image and i'm sure Jayne would love to know what you think.

Enjoy the rest of your day.

Saturday 21 August 2010

Spotlight on Pascale

Just look at this amazing card by the very talented Pascale's. I just love the colours she has used and it has inspired me to be braver with the colours I use when I colour these images so thank you Pascale.

Thank you so much Pascale for sending this into us. Pascale has used the stunning Carry me away stamp by Molly Harrison that is from the Crafts and me range if you are as inspired as me make sure you hop over the the shop and get it before they sell out again.

Friday 20 August 2010

Welcome to the Spotlight!

Good Evening Peeps,

We have something a little bit different this evening. The Boss is on holiday and has left the Design Team in charge of the Crafts and Me Blog............ Whoops bad Idea, lol. Anyway, the design team have come up with the idea of choosing a card or two from the Challenge Blog and "SPOTLIGHTING" it on the Crafts and Me Blog. So watch this space folks, it could be you...........

This evening I have chosen to spotlight "Benedicte" and you can visit Benedicte's blog HERE to find out how she created this beautiful card.

Benedicte has produced this card using the Crafts and Me own range of stamps. This stamp is a Hannah Lynne stamp called Adriana and is of course available exclusively from Crafts and Me Shop and can be found HERE. I love the Hannah Lynn stamps, don't you. Now as I've said the Boss, Teresa, is away hopefully enjoying a well earned rest, well probably not just yet as it's her Son's wedding tomorrow. You can place orders on the website but due to Teresa being away orders will not be despatched until her return on the 31st August. This will give you plenty of time to browse and make a shopping list, lol.

Thanks for popping by and I'm sure Benedicte would appreicate you leving her some love.

Have a great weekend and don't forget to check back, just in case your next.....

Wednesday 18 August 2010

Customer creations

Hiya everyone sorry this is so late we have had a lot of pictures of incredible creations sent in and LOVE getting them so please do keep them coming and we will show off as many as we can on the blog.
For today Williamina Hartley's creation

Just look at that gorgeous detail and sparkle touches........Mina this is stunning thank you for sharing it with us and in case people have not checked our her blog you really should get over there it is just amazing.

You can find Minas blog HERE

And if you want to get this super cute Hannah Lynn stamp bookworm fairy CLICK HERE

Crafts and Me Update!!!

Hello everyone,
I know I have been neglecting the blog and havn't been getting round to leaving any comments on your blogs, sorry everyone but my Son is getting married next week and my concentration has been on the wedding.
I am turning the blog over to the fabulous D.T'S for a week to run and I know they will do a fabulous job.
I have closed the store this afternoon until the 31st August, you are still welcome to place orders or send emails etc. and I will send out any orders and reply to any emails on the 31st.
My full attention will be back when I have had this little rest.
We will be getting in September, more Crafts and Me fabulous stamps, and different sparkles for our cards too!
speak to you all in just over a week.

Love Teresa x

Saturday 14 August 2010

I just can't get enough of Hanna Lynn

It is a rainy week end here in London I hope it is better for the rest of you. Mind you it is great weather for crafting so I am going to have a good time playing :D
I just can not resist these new Hannah Lynn stamps from Crafts and me right now they keep calling to me to ink them up and they seem to suit every colour way.
For my card today I have used Krista and coloured her with a mix of promarkers and sakura star dust pens so she sparkles. I used corrugated card for some extra texture and added the large gem heart to he foam sentiment I had in my stash.
Don't forget there is still time to join the current Crafts and Me challenge to win a great prize the challenge is a colour combo is purple and green.

Sunday 8 August 2010

Melinda Blowing Kisses

Good morning folks i hope you are all having a fab weekend and that the weather is kind to you, well according to the weather man we are supposed to have a return of good weather from today.

Anyways i'm not here to talk about the weather, i'm here to show you a card that i've made, i've used the beautiful Melinda blowing kisses i just love this image you can get her from Crafts and Me but you will have to email Teresa first as you cant sell them on the internet in the uk,(here's the link) i've coloured her with copics as usual lol the papers are a mix of papermania and Kate Knight the flower i have made myself using lace and ribbon i've stickled her wings that's available from Crafts and Me.
I've just check out the Crafts and Me shop and there are some fab new stamps in there and too.

Don't forget the Crafts and Me Challenges and its a colour challenge this time around the colours being Purple and Green, so why not pop over and check it out.

Anyway enjoy the rest of your day.

Saturday 7 August 2010

Bee Happy

I hope you are all enjoying the new Sara Burrier stamps as much as I am. As promised I have a card using one this week. This duo is called " Thumbelina faith" I have coloured her with pencils but I only have cheap children's ones I really need to upgrade lol. You can get your hands on Thumbelina HERE from Crafts and me.
I love all the entries so far for the current Crafts and Me challenges we have a colour combo of green and purple and make sure you check it out if you haven't yet as the prize is as always brilliant and you still have time to take part :D

Wednesday 4 August 2010

Challenge #10 Purple amd Green Combo

Hello Everyone,
This week at Crafts and Me the challenge theme is Purple & Green,
The sponsor this week is Mary Dew Lee from Serendipity Stamps who has kindly sponsored us with this stamp sheet.

My card for the challenge has purple and green stars and a mixture of other bits from my stash.

Please pop over to the challenge and see the fab teams creations and join in our fun

Love Teresa x

Sunday 1 August 2010

Romeo, Oh Romeo.

Good morning all of you lovely peeps i hope your having a lovely weekend, i had a very busy day yesterday with all the family here so today i'm hoping for a rest lol.

My DT card for Crafts and Me stamps today i have made for you is using one of the new Sara Burrier images called Romeo, oh Romeo, these are Teresa's own range of stamps for Crafts and Me, i've used copic markers to colour the gorgeous papers are Tim Holtz Vintage shabby i've wanted these for ages, the flower i made myself using a scrap of ribbon as i hate throwing it away lol, and i've stickled everything too. I hope you like it and dont forget you still have time to enter the Crafts and Me Challenge as you still have a couple of days, don't forget to check out the Crafts and Me shop for these gorgeous new stamps and i know that Teresa has lots of other new stamps in the shop too.

Thank you for stopping by.