Wednesday, December 23, 2009

ABC Christmas Challenge Blog Hop Candy winner :-)

Hi everyone ;-) I have pressed the button on the random generator and the number chosen is ,,,,,,,

Here are your random numbers:


Timestamp: 2009-12-30 09:47:36 UTC

The winner is Zetti
;-) Congratulations Zetti ;-) If you email me with your address I will get the lovely Tilda stamp sent out to you :-)

Thanks to everyone for joining in the hop :-) Hope you all join in the FIRST challenge now too :-)

Happy New Year :-) x x

Simon Says ,,, PARTY !! :-)

Oh WOW !! what a fabulous response to the Merry Christmas Challenge :-) We were amazed at how many entries we had last week ,, Thank You all so much for taking the time to enter our challenge :-) We know how very busy you all are x x

Before I go any further we have some sad news, Anna has decided to step down from the DT, we are all very sorry to see her go but fully understand that she has many family and work commitments at the moment.I would like to wish her all the very best and hope she will pop back and visit us often x x

We are going to take a week off now so you have until 6th January to enter,,, loads of time :-)

This week the prize is EXTRA special ,,, it is all wrapped up waiting for Santa to bring it on Christmas morning ,,, so you will have to pop by the Simon Stamp Challenge blog on Christmas Day to see what is in it !!! :-)

Christmas is all about children and we love to encourage children to join in our challenges :-) We have a special designer in the spotlight:-) GEORGINA , she is only 9 years old and has made a lovely card for our challenge ;-) Thanks Georgina :-) x x Pop by her blog to see her card and don't forget to leave her a comment. She only just started a blog a couple of days ago and am sure she would appreciate lots of visitors :-)

For my card I used my new Happy Hoppers Girly Girl FANCY PANTS
, this one really makes me smile ,, soo funny ! :-) I coloured her with copics and added liquid pearls to her necklace ,,, Amy tells me pearls are 'IN' ,,, well she has to be trendy so pearls it is !! :-)

I followed Aud's fab sketch on the Friday Sketchers Challenge :-) Lovely skectch Aud ,, thank you x

The papers are My Minds Eye, I also used some gorgeous glitter card ,, so sparkly ! :-) The flower is prima ,, sprayed with pearl glimmer mist. The brad is a papermania one. The sentiment is from a Simon Says Stamp Wise Owl Once Said set,, I just thought it was perfect for this image :-)

I am entering this into the Cupcake Crafts Challenge too whose theme is 'A Time to Celebrate' well she is going out celebrating eh !! :-)
I am also entering this ( almost forgot !!) to the By the Cute and Girly Challenge whose theme is lets Go to the Movies :-) My film title is ,,, 'Pretty Woman' :-)

Thanks for looking :-) I appreciate your comments so please leave me one :-) Pop by the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog to see the wonderful creations from the DT :-) AND leave them a nice comment too ,,, :-)

I will be back tomorrow with a blog candy sponsored by Simon Says Stamp :-) I will be linking it with the new ABC Christmas Challenge blog hop ,, so you will have to enter that too :-)

On behalf of the Simon Says Stamp team, Heidi ,the designers and the office staff I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year :-)

Creative Inspiration Shaker Card Challenge :-)

This week the Creative Inspiration Challenge are asking us to make a shaker card :-) I love these ,, especially for children and weddings ,,,, it just makes them that extra bit special eh !

I used my new High Hopes Snowlady isn't she cute ! :-) I bought this one in the sale at Bunny Zoe's Crafts when she was 25% off ,, now you can get her with 40%off !! what a bargain !!! :-) I coloured her with copics and decoupaged her onto some lovely papers from Digiscraps 3 these papers are from the Winter Magic set the frame was made using a Martha Stewart punch set from Simon Says Stamp

I used Polar White flower soft for snow ,,, it looks real,,, and even falls gently when you shake it :-) As you can see I used loads of stickles ,, well you have to dont you !!! The snowflake was made using a spellbinders die cut and the sentiment is a hero arts set :-)

I am entering this into the Our Creative Corner Challenge whose theme is 'Let it Snow' :-)

I am having a lovely time being the GD for this month, such lovely themes :-) It will be my last week next week and I must say the team have been lovely :-) Pop over to the Creative Inspiration Challenge and see the wonderful creations the DT have made ,,, and please leave some comments for them ,,, :-)

Merry Christmas to you all I hope you have a wonderful time with your family and friends :-) I will be back tomorrow with the ABC Christmas Challenge blog hop :-) You should pop over to the new challenge blog to see it and become a follower so you don't miss anything !! :-)

My Weekly Blog Candy :-)

Hi Everyone ,,,, have just got home from a lovely lunch. The place is lovely, right next to the Gozo Cathedral, a very historic place. The cafe serves traditional cheeses, bread, olive oil, capers etc ,, all washed down with lovely local wine :-) Yummy :-)
So I am feeling in rather a good mood now ,,, and feel like passing this on to my followers ,, ;-) Hope Heidi doesn't mind BUT I am going to make this a special candy ! Well it IS Christmas !!! So what I am thinking is to enter this candy you have to enter our Simon Says Stamp MERRY CHRISTMAS Challenge AND leave me a link to your blog with Mr Linky AND leave me a comment telling me what you would like as a candy ! Go to the store and choose a candy maybe I should put a price limit on this ,,,, shall we say up to $15,,, is that OK ?? I think so !!! :-)
Leave me a comment telling me what you choose and if you're the lucky winner that's what you'll get ! ;-) MERRY CHRISTMAS !!! :-)

p.s, as from next week my candy will be every fortnight so please copy my new blinkie for your blog :-) x x

ABC Christmas Challenge Blog Hop :-)

HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVE !!!! :-) and Welcome to the brand new ABC Christmas Challenge blog hop :-) I was thrilled when Samantha asked me to be a GD for this very special occasion and would like to take this opportunity to with the DT the very best of luck with their new challenge :-) Not that they need it !! I am sure it will be a popular challenge !! I for one intend to be better prepared for next Christmas ,,, this one just sort of crept up on me ,,,, :-)

If you arrived here from Jan's blog then you are going in the right direction :-) If not then maybe you should head on back to the begining at the ABC Challenge blog :-) From here you have to go to ,,,,,, not tellin ya yet !! You have to see what I made first !! :-) See if you can guess what my letter is !!! :-)

For my creations I used the Tinsel Tilda and a Magnolia Christmas Tree :-)

I followed Mina's fabulous sketch on the Just Magnolia Challenge

I masked Tilda and stamped the tree behind her,, not that you can tell because then I decoupaged her anyway,,:-) The papers are Magnolia ones that I bought in Holland ,,, I almost cried cutting into these ,,,, lol :-) The charms are from my charm jar and the flower is Prima :-) I also used a Martha Stewart Icicle punch and a spellbinders snowflake :-) The Time For Tinsel sentiment was printed on my comp :-)

I also made a Tree candle !! :-) Did you guess my letter ???? YES it is T :-) From here you need to go to super talented Jane's blog she has made a wonderful creation but before you go if you would like a chance to win a little candy then you need to leave a comment here :-)

Would you like a chance to win this TILDA WITH CHRISTMAS TREE ?? This is the stamp I MIGHT have used ,,,, had I had one !! :-)
This is my fortnightly candy sponsored by Heidi at Simon Says Stamp :-) For a chance to win this you must complete the hop :-)

The winner will be chosen by the random generator on the 30th Dec. The hop will finish at Midnight on the 29th Dec and stopped and I will draw the winner on the 30th when the FIRST ABC Christmas Challenge will be launched ! :-) I will be GD for that too !!!! YAY !!! :-)
The ABC Christmas Challenge DT are allowed to enter this candy too :-)
Just link your blog with Mr Linky, I would appreciate a comment too ,,, :-)

Good Luck to you all :-) I hope you enjoy the hop and have a wonderful Christmas with your friends and family :-)

I am entering this into :
The Allsorts Challenge too whose theme is Anything But A Card
The Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge whose theme is Last Minute Gifts :-) I have actually made 5 of these candles so far ,,, have a production line going !!! :-) Quick and easy last minute gifts :-)
The Stamp Something Challenge whose theme is 'Holiday Somethings'