Archive | June 2013

Big Bristol Bike Ride

Hello, today’s blog post is a scrapbook page of photos of my children taken at the Big Bristol Bike ride last Sunday.

I used a sketch from as a basis.


Here is the page:


And here is the sketch I followed:


I’ll also be entering these challenges: – bright and breezy – the great outdoors – no cards

Thanks for looking!

Leona x


Baby Boo – Scrapper’s Delights DT post

Today’s Post is for the Scrapper’s Delights blog and the delightful digi that I have used today is called Baby Boo Bumble Bee  and it is currently FREE from the Scrapper’s Delights store.  The digi was coloured with Promarkers, chosen from a limited palatte to match the  colour inspiration below.

I have used papers from Crate – Little Bo Peep and the heart sentiment is from Hunkydory’s Gorgeous Girls collection.  Various paper flowers and the tiny bow were from my crafty stash.


This is the colour palatte I used for inspiration

And here is the sketch:

And in addition I will be entering the following challenges: – butterflies or bugs – you’re sweet – bugs – photo inspiration – digistamps only – anything goes – TicTacToe: Yellow/diecuts or punches/Green

I hope you enjoyed reading my post – see you soon!

Leona x x

Cherry Kisses

Today’s card is made using my-new-favourite-kit from The Hobby House.  Everything you see came from the kit and the pretty Mo Manning topper of a girl with her freshly picked basket of fruit was pre-coloured, ready to be mounted up.


The design was based a sketch from:

I’ll also be entering these challenges: – food and drink (cherries) – Anything goes image, 2 patterned papers, 3 embellishments – summertime fun – here comes the summer

I hope you love her as much as I do!

Leona x x

Creative Moments Challenge – The Weather

Welcome to the next challenge at Creative Moments.

This fortnight, we are making projects with the theme of the weather. I have made this snowy Christmas card using a digistam from our generous sponsor, Eureka.   The die-cuts used are cut from Mirri card using a Memory Box die.  The  cream backing card is from Kanban and the ribbon behing the topper is embossed using a Sizzix embossing folder of a musical score.


Today’s challenges will be: – vintage Christmas – embossed backgrounds – diecuts or punches – colour inspiration










More details of the challenge here – hope you get the chance to play along.

Leona x x

Congratulations card


Today’s card was made with magazine freebies and was finished with brocade, ribbon and a feather from my crafty stash. 

I’ll be entering these challenges today: – best friend’s wedding – photo colour inspiration – ebony and ivory – vintage

See you later in the week!

Leona x x

For Jacobs baptism

This card is made using Hunkydory products, stacked to make a dimensional card.  It is in soft turquoise with silver foiling. There is a silver cross – so important – and clear gems and paper flowers are used to embellish the finished card.


This card will be entered into these challenges today: – Anything goes – sweet baby – die-cuts and punches

Scrapper’s Delights – New release Bloghop

Welcome to the new release bloghop!  I have been working with Sweet BabyBoo, a delightful couple that would work for a valentine’s day or anniversary card but I decided to focus on the fact that they are babies.


So next on the bloghop is Amii – remember to leave a comment at each stop to have a chance of winning a prize.

I’ll be entering this digi into the following challenges: – for the kids – favourite colour combo – colouring – square card – The same letter (Patterned papers, petals, purple) – sketch

forget that you can get your digi from Whimsey stamps or check out Scrapper’s Delights Store and use the discount code below.

Enjoy the hop and good luck!

Leona x x


Whimsical Dragon – Meljens Design

This is a delightful digi from Meljens Designs. The card is a simple C6 size and I thnk this image would make a perfect thank you card…so watch this space…


Today I am entering the following challenges: – anything goes – things with wings – winged things – pastel colours for kids – The same letter (daisies, dragon, die-cut)

Hope you love my litte dragon.

Leona x x