Friday, 21 December 2012


Decoupage a printed Forever Friends image from a CD-rom (freebie from craft magazine).
Other tools: Sizzix embossing folder.


  1. Big Picture Happy Mail Challenge #5 - Congratulations card
  2. Paper Shelter - anything goes
  3. Delightful Sketches - anything goes
  4. Ready Teddy - CAS

Monday, 3 December 2012

Core'dination Holiday Crop - Diana Fisher's Sketch

Layout based on Diana's sketch for the Core'dination Holiday Crop Challenge. The card stock is Core Impressions Cosmo Cricket 'Sparkle'  which I sanded it to highlight the embossed pattern. 

Saturday, 1 December 2012

Always & Forever

Made this card based on Pamela's sketch. Paper is from my stash. Sentiment tag is by Samantha Walker.


  1. Pamela's World of Scrap - sketch 227c Card
  2. Simon Says Stamp - heart
  3. Joanna Sheen - anything except Christmas

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Christmas gift tag

materials: Magnolia Tilda, Copic, Sizzix Winter Words
ribbler, Kraft card stock, pine tree punch, crepe paper
  1. Simon Says - sketch
  2. MidWeek Magnolia - white Christmas
  3. Marvelous Magnolia - non traditional Christmas colour
  4. Joan's Garden - anything goes
  5. Tilda's Town - anything

Paper Doll Bookmark

Printed this paper doll (freebie from internet download), cut and assemble on embossed kraft card stock. Love this cutie girl.
materials: Kraft card stock, Sizzix Ornate Swirl embossing folder, yarn.

  1. The Cuttlebug Spot - feather
  2. Creative Card Crew - anything goes
  3. Joan's Garden - anything goes

Friday, 16 November 2012

I Won...!!!

I won the above prize consisting of THREE full collections of

  • SEI Silver Valley
  • The ScrapCake Summer City
  • The ScrapCake Sweet Childhood
I participated in Pamela's World of Scrap sketch 226 challenge with this card.

So happy....doing the gangnam style dance!!!

Sunday, 11 November 2012

Happy Day

Paper from Echo Park This&That, 
sentiment, butterfly and flairs from Samantha Walker
Card sketch based on Pamela's World Of Scrap sketch 226c.

Saturday, 10 November 2012


colour this image with Faber Castell water colour pencils, cut and decoupage it. Sentiment is computer generated. Emboss the white card stock with Cuttlebug Swiss Dot embossing folder.

  1. Joan's Garden - red, green, white
  2. ABC Christmas - vibrant colours
  3. Papertake Weekly - anything goes


image: Inkadinkado Maple Leaf
paper: Basic Grey, kraft card stock
sentiment: computer generated
others: buttons, Scallop Square die, 
Cuttlebug Swiss Dot embossing folder
MS Pinking Scallop punch,
twine, TH Spun Sugar, Pine Needle, Tea-Dye
Copic Multi-Liner pen (faux stitch), ribbon

  1. Frosted Friday - fall hop & recipe challenge (emboss, button, die-cut, leaves, stamping, lace
  2. Big Picture - distress
  3. Stampin For The Weekend - stitch
  4. Cupcake Craft - kraft
  5. Stamp & Create - lace
  6. The Cuttlebug Spot - fall/leaves

Merry Christmas

image: Forever Friends pre-coloured (magazine free cd-rom)
paper : Forever Friends and Basic Grey 'Dasher'

Done this card layout using Photoshop before printing it out.

  1. Forever Friends Forthnightly Challenge - sketch
  2. Forever Friends Monthly Challenge - anything goes
  3. Papertake - anything goes
  4. Bearly Mine - anything goes
  5. ABC Christmas - vibrant colour
  6. Winter Wonderland - for boy

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

I won...this and this and..

Here is the prize I received from Magnolia Sweeden for winning MidWeek Magnolia Challenge.....awesome!!!

Received 1 year subscription to PaperCrafts magazine prize for winning in Moxie Fab comment-to-win post.  Love this magazine, full of inspirations! 

I won the CropStop challenge sometime last year and redeemed the prize voucher with MS Monarch Butterfly this punch!

You Rock .,

Image: Bird's Card blog
Faber Castell watercolour pencils, 
eyelet, natural cord, Kraft card stock, 
eyelet punch, distress tool

  1. StampArtic - for man and metal
  2. A Blog Name Hero - punch/diecut
  3. Cupcake Craft - kraft
  4. Papertake - anything goes
  5. Bearly Mine - anything goes
  6. Big Picture - distress

Best Witches..

sentiment from The Frugal Crafter
paper: Basic Grey 'Oh Baby Boy' (Blue Bonnet,Isaac)
medium: Faber Castell water colour pencil, paper stump, Johnson baby oil, 
others: bling, aluminium foil sheet, brad, star punch, silver gross grain ribbon, Memento Black Tuxedo


  1. Stamptacular Sunday - sketch #188
  2. DYSU - brad
  3. Charisma Cardz - 2 papers, 3 embellishment, 1 image
  4. Basic Grey Saturday - anything
  5. ATS Wednesday - anything
  6. Creative Inspiration Wednesday - celebration
  7. A Blog Name Hero - punch/die cut
  8. By The Cute & Girly - star
  9. Creative Card Crew - blue and silver
  10. The Artistic Stamper - anything goes

Monday, 5 November 2012

Gift Box

Image : Mini Magnolia Tilda,
Paper: Echo Park Merry Christmas
others: organza ribbon, Copic, star punch


  1. ABC Christmas - vibrant colours
  2. Papertake Weekly - sketch#73
  3. Simon Says Stamp - shape
  4. MidWeek Magnolia - anything
  5. Totally Papercraft - Christmas Star

Wednesday, 31 October 2012


Paper : Authentique Free Bird 'Delight',
others: Spellbinder Nestabilities Classic Scallop Circle die (for making the flower), Sizzix Ornate Swirls embossing folder, Sizzix Basic Grey Flower & Leaf#3 die


  1. Authentique - October card sketch
  2. Oozak - die cut
  3. Creative Inspirations - celebration
  4. By The Cute & Girly - birthday

Thinking of you

Paper: Basic Grey Porcelain and Sweet Thread
others: Butterfly punch, MS Monarch Butterfly punch, TH Spun Sugar,
pearl, daisy punch, scallop circle and circle punch


  1. Big Picture - Happy Mail Challenge 2 - use 2 circles
  2. Crafty Steals - sketch and pink colour
  3. Simon Says Stamp - pearl
  4. Basic Grey Saturday - anything
  5. Bearly Mine - flower
  6. Paper Playtime - anything

LO - What R you looking..

Made this digital layout using Basic Grey digital product (except the speech bubble and the alpha) Oh Baby Boy, Sweet Thread and the elements are all free blog download from Basic Grey.Com website.
Photos of my son at daycare, reluctantly eating the plain porridge served.


  1. Basic Grey Saturday - anything goes
  2. Basic Grey.Com Flickr October Challenge - speech bubble

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Haloween Corner Bookmark

paper: Basic Grey Green At Heart
others: Faber Castell water colour pencils, retro flower punch, glitter glue, border punch.


  1. Simon Says Stamp - punch/die
  2. Basic Grey - sparkle
  3. ATS Wednesday - anything but card
  4. Bearly Mine - anything goes
  5. Stampin' For The Weekend - something spooky
  6. Stamptacular Sunday - boo-tacular

Thursday, 11 October 2012

Thankful Tilda

image: Magnolia,
sentiment: cd-rom freebie from magazine
others: doily, red cardstock, Copic, Faber Castell watercolour pencils, Nestabilities classic scallop circle die


  1. Frosted Designs - doily
  2. Tilda's Town - thankful
  3. Just Magnolia - anything goes
  4. CCM Copic - bright and fun
  5. Oozak - die cuts

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Candy - 2012/10/15 Pamela's World of Scrap

Pamela has this fabulous giveaway for the World Card Making Day. Click on the picture for further details. Candy ends on October 15, 2012.

Monday, 8 October 2012

Thank you..

leaf stamp: Inkadinkado
ink: memento, TH distress ink spiced marmalade, pine needle, mustard seed


  1. Simon Says Stamp - leaf
  2. Simon Says Blog - WCMD
  3. More Than Favors - fall
  4. Papertake - anything
  5. Joanna Sheen - in the garden
  6. A Blog Named Hero - white cardstock only

Sunday, 7 October 2012

Candy - 2012/10/12 - C'est Manifique

C'est Manifique is having Bits And Pieces from October kit 'Last Kiss of Summer' giveaway. Click on the picture for further details. Giveaway ends on October 12th.

Saturday, 6 October 2012

Candy - 2012/11/30 Bearly Mine Crafts

Bearly Mine has mega blog candy going on. Click on the picture for further details. Candy ends on 30 November 2012.

Monday, 24 September 2012


diy washi tape using Japanese paper and double sided tape.

  1. Simon Says Stamp - tape 

Candy - 2012/9/30 It's All About Crafting

Kim is celebrating birthday and has candy to giveaway. Click on the picture for details.

Saturday, 22 September 2012

Blog Candy - Sept'12 Pamela's World Of Scrap

Pamela is having a candy giveaway. Click on the picture for details.

Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Tilda catching stars

Image: Magnolia Tilda Catching Stars
others: Copic, MS Scandinavian Snowflake punch, small star punch,
Nestabilities Classic Scallop Circle dies.


  1. Charisma Cardz - shaped card
  2. Cute Card Thursday - Christmas
  3. Stampin for the Weekend - Christmas
  4. Totally Papercraft - favourite stamp
  5. Just Magnolia - star
  6. Copic Oz - winter
  7. Stamp & Create - anything goes
  8. Simply Magnolia - anything goes
  9. Creative Inspirations - Christmas
  10. Paper Playtime - punch & sentiment

Monday, 17 September 2012

Summer Surfin

image: CDAC Progressive Challenge
Done all paper-piecing via Photoshop. Cut out the surfing board and create some dimension by using a stylus to emboss them.
Papers : Echo Park

  1. CDAC Progressive challenge
  2. Sketch & Stash - sketch (stash of digital paper)

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Birthday Cake

image: Stampin' Up Happy Moments Birthday cake
sentiment: cut out from wrapping paper
others: Copic YR04/07/09/R21/BG13/Y06/R17
MS Monarch Butterfly punch, button, bow ribbon

  1. Totally Papercraft  - button, bow, ribbon
  2. Bearly Mine - anything goes
  3. Stamp & Create - anything goes

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Merry Christmas

image : Cuddly Buddly
medium: Faber Castell watercolour pencil
paper: BMD

  1. ABC Christmas - Q for quilt
  2. Winter Wonderland - walking in winter wonderland
  3. Cute Card Thursday - stitch
  4. By The Cute And Girly - boy/man
  5. Stamp & Create - anything goes
  6. Papertake Weekly - anything goes
  7. Simon Says - anything goes

Recipe Notebook

image : Magnolia Tilda
medium: Faber Castell watercolour pencils, Kuretake aquabrush


  1. MidWeek Magnolia - what's cooking
  2. Magnolia-licious Challenge - butterfly & bloom
  3. Just Magnolia - pink
  4. Hanglar Magnolia - flutter
  5. Simply Magnolia - pink, white, blue

Monday, 3 September 2012

Birthday Wishes Birgitta

image: Swiss Pixies Tulip Birgitta by C.C.Designs, sentiment from magazine cd-rom freebie,
others: Sizzix Ornate Swirls embossing folder, doily (pre-coloured with Pelikan shimmer paint, Basic Grey Nook & Pantry paper, Martha Stewart Pinking Scallop border punch, retro flower punch, green card stock, Faber Castell watercolour pencils, Johnson baby oil and tortilon


  1. Papertake Weekly - sketch #70
  2. ATS Wednesday - anything goes
  3. 7Kids College Fund - anything goes
  4. A Blog Name Hero - emboss
  5. Simon Says - anything
  6. Basic Grey Saturday - punch
  7. Joanna Sheen - going dotty
  8. Clips n Cut - anything 
  9. Jay Gee Nook - photo inspiration (inspired by polka dot)
  10. Natalie and Amy's Challenge - anything goes

Saturday, 1 September 2012


image: Magnolia Edwin
free digital paper download from web, shell template from Scrapbook Etc, Prismacolor pencils, Daler Rowney LOT


  1. TOMIC - sea, shell, magazine cover inspiration
  2. Lovely Hanglar & Sweet Magnolia - favourite image
  3. Tilda's Town - school
  4. Magnolia-licious Highlites - anything but square
  5. By The Cute & Girly - boy/man 

Sunday, 26 August 2012

LO-Yummy arrowhead crackers

First time trying my hands on frying the Chinese Arrowhead which turned out really crispy and yummy. Done this layout digitally using Basic Grey Sweet Thread and Dasher paper and element, faux stitched by Akizo, distressed alpha by Connie Prince.


  1. Basic - sketch 8.20.12
  2. Basic Grey Challenges - anything goes
  3. Paper Shelter - anything

Thursday, 16 August 2012


image: Penny Black
paper pieced with Basic Grey Nook & Pantry
sentiment : freebie from craft magazine
others: Sizzix Winter Words Set embossing folder
white and red card stok, Copic E000/00/11

  1. ABC Christmas - paper piecing
  2. Simon Says - animal
  3. Penny Black Saturday - 2 images
  4. Penny Black And More @ Allsorts - whiskers/wings
  5. Copic Oz - winter

Thank You Tag

image: LOTV
medium: Faber Castell water colour pencils
TH Broken China distress ink
tool:Spellbinder Nestabilities Beaded Oval die
hole punch, yarn
  1. LOTV - anything but card
  2. Delightful Sketches - punch and die
  3. Simon Says - animal
  4. Magiczna Kartka - tag

Sunday, 5 August 2012

Summer Vacation

Image: Magnolia Tilda,
paper : Japanese floral paper, 
medium: Faber Castell watercolour pencil,TH Spun Sugar
others: Spellbinder Beaded Oval die and Flourishes die, 
sakura flower punch, Carl small punch, rhinestones and pearls


  1. Bearly Mine - anything 
  2. Just Magnolia - handmade flower
  3. It's A Magnolia Challenge - summer
  4. The Artistic Stamper - holiday/vacation
  5. A Blog Name Hero - anything
  6. MMCS - name your ice-cream flavour (strawberry +lemon+mint)


stamp: Emerald Faeries - Fairy Emerald Ebony
 papers from my stash, handmade ribbon flower, ribbon

  1. Stamptacular Sunday - 3 patterned papers
  2. Sketch & Stash - sketch (new handmade ribbon flower, paper from my stash)
  3. Do You Stack Up - polka dots
  4. A Blog Name Hero - anything 
  5. Charisma Cardz - pink and another one colour
  6. Paperplay - layers
  7. Totally Papercraft - monochrome
  8. All That Scrap Wednesday - anything goes
  9. Creative Inspirations - in the garden 
  10. Cupcake Craft - the great outdoors (..climbing trees...??)

Monday, 30 July 2012

When it rains..

medium: Prismacolor, Daler Rowney LOT

  1. Going Buggy - weather
  2. Cupcake - outdoor
  3. Simon Says - anything

Saturday, 28 July 2012

Christmas in July

Tilda Catching Stars,
Copic, snowflake punch,

  1. TOMIC - Christmas with green, red, white and stars
  2. Tilda's Town - name your technique (mine is Colouring with Copic, punch and stamping)
  3. Magnolia-licious Highlites - Christmas
  4. Simon Says Stamp - lady
  5. Creatalicious - Christmas

Smile..your are on camera

Basic Grey Sweet Thread and Hello Luscious paper,
photo frame cluster, the string of heart and faux stitch are
freebie downloaded from internet. 

Another digital layout of my 3 years old son eating ice cream (love these photos..). 

  1. Basic Grey.Com - sketch 72312
  2. Frosted Designs Friday Challenge - one word
  3. Simon Says - anything goes
  4. Bizzy Becks - flower

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Birthday wishes Tilda

Magnolia Tilda, Copic, doily
 sentiment from magazine cd-rom freebie
Spellbinder Standard Large Circle and Classic Scallop die

  1. Just Magnolia - birthday
  2. MidWeek Magnolia - photo inspiration (inspired by lace)
  3. Tilda's Town - anything goes
  4. Lovely hAnglar & Sweet Magnolia - doilies
  5. Magnolia-licious Highlites - non-square

LO - Little Sprout

paper: Basic Grey Dasher 'Snowfall Polar Blue, 
           all the hexagons were clipped with Basic Grey Sweet Threads paper.
embellishment: Basic Grey Sweet Thread

Done this digital layout of my son using Basic Grey papers and scraplift from a layout at Basic Grey Scraplift Challenge. I took inspiration of the hexagon element on that layout. I am making some digital layouts to be incorporated into 40 pages Photobook for outsource printing. I know, why flowers on a boy's layout, you'll ask?...simply because I love flowers more than diamond....


  1. Basic - scraplift this 7.20.2012
  2. Basic Grey Saturday Challenge - things with wings (mine is the butterflies)
  3. Simon Says - anything goes

Monday, 23 July 2012

Tilda celebrating Christmas ...

image: Magnolia Tilda Catching Stars
paper: Echo Park This & That Graceful 'Quilt'
Cosmo Cricket Early Bird 'Apron String' & 'Farmer Market'
others: Copic, scallop circle punch
  1. Crafty Steal - use non-Christmas paper to make Christmas card/layout
  2. Simon Says - sketch
  3. MidWeek Magnolia - elegance
  4. Tilda's Town - anything goes
  5. Magnolia-licious Highlites - Christmas

Friday, 20 July 2012

Summer Bloom

paper: Basic Grey Sweet Thread, Nook & Pantry
Copic (hair, skin, tulip), Memento Tuxedo Black
Spellbinder Classic Scallop Circle and Circle die
fern and flower punch, butterfly embellishment
ribbon, foam tape
I paper-pieced Birgitta's dress/socks/shoes with Basic Grey paper.

  1. Basic Grey Saturday - fun in the sun
  2. ATS Wednesday - paper piecing
  3. 7 Kids College Fund - wing
  4. Penny Black & More @ Allsorts - summer blooms
  5. Ge-We Hobby Challenge - round and colourful card
I link this card to Paper Issues '50 Shades of Basic Grey' too.