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What's on your work desk???? I've not WOYWDW'd in a while because I have been busy practicing Thriller dance for my Mum & Dad's Ruby Anniversary party. (Some photos on previous post) I've also been getting ready for my new shop to open this Saturday 3rd & my new challenge blog starts Saturday too! Not doing things by half am I?!! I'm also doing a craft day on Saturday at my sister's house when I'll be drawing the raffle (you still have time to buy tickets!! proceeds go to Action for ME) Busy busy bee! Anyways lets get back What on - well if you wonder where the madness of WOYWDW started & would like to join in then pop over to Julia's blog to see! On my desk there is my Ellephantastic mug!! How cool is that?! My favourite sweets to munch on whilst crafting! The choker necklace I bought from my friend Angie it doesn't normally live on my desk, I'd put it in a gift box I made for a photo & just remembered to take it out. You may sp…

NEW Challenge blog!!!!

New challenge blog starts this saturday 3rd July
Ellephantastic Challenges
Make sure you put it in your diary!!

Tilda Tuesday

Afternoon!  Been playing in my cra-bath-fty room again!! I have used Forever Friends papers. Prima flowers from my stash Tilda image was from the lovely Susie I've embossed the circles & rubbed pink crayon over them Ribbon is dovecraft from my stash I have also done faux stitches
I am entering this card into these challenges: Just Magnolia - Sketch Allsorts - Embossing Crafty Pad - Embossing Corrosive - Lots of flowers Papertake weekly - stitches

Tuesday Morning card to chill out!

Goodmorning! Thought I'd chill a bit with this Christmas Card I have used Dustin Pike Digi image & Dovecraft papers I am entering this card into these challenges:
Stampin for the weekend - sketch & Blue & Yellow combo Daring card makers - ice & snow Die cut Dreams Xmas club - Arctic Winter

Monday evening card!!

Evening everyone. I'm actually rather tired this evening but was dying to make another card! I have used an Anya image Susie sent me a while back. The orange papers are the back of My Mind's Eye 'Bloom & Grow' The flower paper is DCWV retro & the sentiment is Papermania. The gorgeous bit of blue satin ribbon is from my brother's girlfriend Ali. Everytime I see her she gives me a 'bag a swag' she's been collecting for me!! The cocktail umbrella is one I had in my stash from a while ago. I am entering this card into the following challenges:
Anyone for Anya? - sketch Die cut Dreams - 'life's a Beach' Rosie-D's - 'summer birthdays'

Monday morning card!

What a lovely day again!
Puts you in the mood to craft don't you think? This morning I have been playing with one of my digi's Beatrice Butterfly - see HERE for all my digis The papers are Forever Friends Flower from my stash Butterfly punch from Studio cards Oval scallop & sentiment is SU Diamantes PM adhesive stones
I am entering my monday morning card into the following challenges Crafty Catz - 'lets go digital' Craftalicious - monotone Dare U 2 digi - 'blooms & butterflies' Friday Sketchers - sketch Secret Crafter Saturday challenge - strawberries & cream NEW challenge - A Pocket Full of Posies - 'one for the girls'
Hope you all have a lovely day

My Mum & Dad's Ruby Anniversary/60th Birthday Party

My Mother in Law made this gorgeous cake My Mum & Dad cutting the cake all the Welch's together! Me with my siblings! Older sister Julia, older brother Andrew (Andy!), younger sister Dawn (with bump Eva!!), younger brother Adam (li'l big bro!)

I got top 3 at DCD & another blog award!!

Die Cut Dreams
Thank you to Clare for this award
I'm actually a little late posting this award from Clare! Had a busy weekend. It was my Mum & Dad's joint 60th & Ruby Anniversary party on Saturday & my 2 brothers & 2 sisters & I organised it all & as well as doing a couple of surprises for them! First surprise was a 'This is you Life' using a projector so eveyone could see funny pictures etc! Then later on us 5 kids were the entertainment!! We'd been gathering together every Sunday for past few weeks to practice a dance we made up to Jackson's Five 'I want you back' & the Thriller dance. I have it on video so may up load it later if you wanna laugh!!
Ok now onto the rules of the award: Post the award on your blog and tell 6 outrageous lies and 1 truth about yourself, or switch it to the other way round & then pass onto 7 buddies. I sang like Lady Gaga on Saturday doing Jackson FiveI'm 6ft, leggy, gorgeous blonde bombshellI …

Linda's shop Jazzlins - OPEN!

Afternoon bloggers! I just wanted to let you know that my very good friend Linda has opened her own shop called Jazzlins Its in Brain Tree. Pop by Linda's blog for more details & if you live near by why not pop in & for a chat & maybe spead a few pounds he he!! I can't wait to visit. I am miles away in York but I will be going over in August I think with my spending money tee hee!!

Fabby & gorgeous new prizes added to my raffle - Thank you Angie

Just a wee reminder that my raffle is still on. It is drawn a week tomorrow! My good friend Angie has very kindly donated these fab & gorgeous prizes. Check out her blog for more lovely jewellery. It is a necklace choker, bracelet & ring set. ( I wish I could enter the raffle!!) I have also got some lovely Avon goodies & a voucher for a file & polish with my beautician friend. Plus all the prizes donated by Channel FIVE Can't wait for next Saturday now! If you would like to buy some raffle tickets go to my CFS/ME blog HERE & either click buy now & send me the money via gifts on paypal. (Then there is no fee!)
WHAT THE MONEY WILL DO: The money I raise will go to researchers who are desperately looking for the reason behind ME & treatment for it, because as yet they still don't why we get it & how to treat us for it.
Can I tempt you with blog candy?? Buy at least one ticket for my raffle & get 2 more entries into my blag candy!

2nd attempt at Sugar Bowl card!

This is my 2nd card today for The Sugar Bowl because if you see my previous post I made a lovely first card but forgot the crutial part - Girly!!!
I'm having a serious OOOPS day today!! Ok try again-I used Die Cut Dreams scallop edge circle die cut & ribbon slider A sugar nellie image I think Susie sent me The ribbon is from my stash & the stickers are Daisy & Dandelion
I am entering this into The Sugar Bowl challenge - sketch & GIRLY (not boy'yy!!)


I made this card with a Sugar Nellie image & using their sketch but...........I forgot it was suppose to  Girly & Feminie.....OOOPS! Oh well I'll just have to make another card for The Sugar Bowl!
I can however enter this card into 3 other challenges Charisma Cardz - For a male Die cut Dreams - Blue & Green for teenage boy
One stop challenge - one for the boys
I have used the back of a sheet from My Minds Eye "bloom & grow" pack Scallop circle die cut & ribbon slider is from Die Cut Dreams shop Everything else is from my stash.

Moving Along with the Times Birthday Blog Hop challenge!

A gift for a gorgeous girl!
It is Moving Along with the Times' 1st Birthday today -Whoop! They are celebrating by havign a blog hop so hop on over to MAWTT & join in the fun!
There challenge this week is "Birthday, Anything but a card & gorgeous girl"
I have reused a gift box & some ribbon to make this Birthday gift box. The FF image was sent to me & the necklace in the box is one I bought from Angie (I'm not giving it away it was just for the photo!)
I am also entering this in the Cute Card Thursday challenge which is - reuse, renew, recycle

Blog award & lots & lots of crafting!!

Evening bloggers! Are we all warm enough?! Thank you so much for your kind words about my poor Lilly. Well I bet you all thought I had disappeared?! Nope just been busy. I've eve been crafting but not having time to blog them. So first of all (a bit late sorry!) I received this fab award of Kathleen aka The Daisy Chain. Kathleen has been following my blog for a while now & always leaves me such nice comments thank you K. Here is the award I now need to pass this onto 10 blogger friends ...hmm who to choose? Well here goes.. Angie Vanja Jane Michelle all for being great DT members thank you girls Linda Hazel Heidi  Clare Jen  Donna for being such fab friends in blog land & faceboo. Click on their names to go to all their lovely blogs
 I made this box for an order for a friend. My baby boxes are very popular! I am entering this into the following challenge: Kaboodle Doodle - anything goes with a dash of purple
I've made a couple of ribbon notice boards. I am entering the pink one into cha…