Tuesday, February 25

Make a Wish

Good evening folks.....
tonight at 9pm on Ideal World 
Leann is showcasing new Embossalicious embossing folders 

I have used Make A Wish embossing folder

The butterflies are by Clearly Besotted Stamps called Butterfly Wishes 
stamped in rich razzleberry by Stampin up then diecut using

Join me again tomorrow for another new creation.....
Thanks for stopping by....much appreciated! 
 Ali x

Monday, February 24

Happy Everything

A very good evening, it's been a while since I posted as life has been hectic.
My mum is back in hospital and now 
her partner has also been admitted.
They are in different wards but thankfully the same hospital. 
Life is very hard at present to say the least......

Anyhoo I have something to share with you.......

I have used Embossalicious Rococo Frame being launched 
tomorrow night on Ideal World at 9pm as a Pick of the Day

I stamped my Clearly Besotted Stamp Happy Everything rose using versamark
then heat embossed using white embossing powder.
I coloured the Rose using a mixture of my prisma and polychromos pencils
I love this effect...

Hope you like... i have another to share tomorrow....

Thanks for stopping by....much appreciated!
 Ali x

Tuesday, February 11


Evening Folks it's been a while.......
Life isn't so good at the moment as my Mum isn't doing so grand health wise.
It's been on going since before Christmas and I am exhausted to say the least.
She was admitted to hospital where she spent over 2 weeks getting the care she needed and was discharged a week past Monday however since her discharge she has gone down hill again and we are just waiting on results. 
Travelling to the mainland really does take it out of you.

My own health also hasn't been so good lately as I have been suffering from Sciatica

On the crafty front I have not been doing very much, a few rows of crochet 
however nothing to write home about.

The crafty clearout continues I have a few bits for sale 
on Ebay and a link can be found below

Hopefully things will be back to normal soon

I miss my blog visits and blog visitors

Thanks for stopping by....much appreciated

Catch up soon

 Ali x

Saturday, January 4

Bundle of Joy

Evening Folks
Bit later posting tonight as I've been working today
Apologies for the quality of the photos
 I'm having a little trouble with my camera just now
I must learn to use it properly
anyhoo today's card....

A friends has just had a baby boy and I made this to send to her
Image is by Lili of the Valley
Gingham paper by Pink Petticoat

I'm entering this into ~ 

A Gem of A Challenge ~ Something NEW

I'm off to have my dinner and feet up with the crochet hook tonight
Have a fab weekend...
Thanks for stopping by....much appreciated! 

 Ali x

Thursday, January 2

Clearly Besotted ~ Thinking of You

....Good afternoon.....
I was having a play this morning....I'm stocking up my card basket for 2014
I like to have cards available if I need them....

I love these colours together....

 ~ Supplies ~
Stampin Up Ink ~ Rich Razzleberry, Lucky Limeade, Basic Grey
 Stampin Up Card ~ Whisper white, Rich Razzleberry

I'm entering this into ~ 

LESS IS MORE ~ Choose a theme (Week 16 Butterly/Butterflies)

As my card basket is just about empty I have lots of creations to make...catch up soon

Thanks for stopping by....much appreciated! 

 Ali x

Wednesday, January 1

Happy New Year

A Very Happy New Year to one and all
We had the most lovely surprise last night. 
All my children are adults 29, 26 and 20 and were all out and about doing their own thing partying
at five to twelve our door was chapped and here they all were...
Home to bring in the bells with their mum and dad....well that was me blubbing like a baby
What a wonderful start to the New Year.

As the weather as been dreadful lately 
I have been keeping candles at the ready I love candles and holders anyway and
I have wanted to make one of these for ages.

A Jar Candle Holder

I used an old coffee jar that I had and attached a doily
I wrapped brown twine around the jar 3 times and fastened off

I cut out a Diesire Heart Doily in red felt
and adhere to the jar using Collall 3D Gel Glue

Basic Gray Button with brown twine to fine off.
A Yankee votive inside and we are ready for anything.....

Hope you like my first project of 2014.....

I Hope 2014 is an amazing year for you all

Thanks for stopping by....much appreciated! 

 Ali x

Tuesday, December 31

Happy Hogmanay ~ A Year of Creations 2013


It's that time of the year when we reflect on this year.....
 I have to say yet again it has flown by.
 I thought it would be nice to go back and have a look at my creations from this year
 I hope you enjoy the creations I have chosen to be my 2013 favourites.


Clearly Besotted Stamps ~ It's Your Birthday details can be found HERE



Party Paws Once Upon A Time ~ Details can be found HERE



Spongebob details can be found HERE



Clearly Besotted Stamps ~ Ahoy Matey details can be found HERE


Unfortunately I had no creations in May



Clearly Besotted Stamps again lol....details HERE



Clearly Besotted Stamps (Obsessed i think lol) details HERE



Clearly Besotted Stamps ~ details can be found HERE



No creations in September due to myself having a major operation. I am now fully recovered and I'm like a new woman. I was crocheting during my recovery and this was the end result....details HERE



Felt Mitten ~ Details can be found HERE



I {Heart} Knitting and knitted many scarves this year...
I decided to start a Yarn blog as I will be creating a lot more with yarn next year...details of this scarf can be found HERE



Rudolf The Red Nose Reindeer details can be found HERE

I hope you have enjoyed looking back at my favourites from 2013.
 I look forward to sharing with you again in 2014
Starting tomorrow...

Thanks for stopping by....much appreciated! 
 Ali x