Friday, 16 May 2014

Lot's of exciting news and Blog Candy Winner

Happy Friday everyone:) I can't believe that is another week over.....not sure if the world is just whizzing around faster than ever or that it is just my age:(.....I am sure when I was younger the time at school seemed to go on forever and the summer holidays...well they were never ending:) Nowadays I just seem to be going to bed later, get up early and still don't have enough hours in the day:)

Blog Candy Winner

Now for the announcement of the very special blog winner......I think this one needs a drum roll!!!
I am pleased to announce the winner of my candy is........Maggie Phillips........Congratulations!!!
You have one 2 Heartfelt Creation stamps, a die set and a paper collection of your choice!  Just email me your details and I will get your goodies ordered and sent out to you as son as I receive them:)

My next Create and Craft show:

Now I can't say much at the moment, but I have it from a very good source that my June show is going to be an extra special show:) I am so excited.....and I really don't mean to tease, but I can't give you much info yet all I can say is I think I had better get prepping as I am going to need lot's more samples and demo's...heehee! Are you getting the gist of it yet?  I promise I will share in a few days when I have confirmation!
I still haven't had chance to take photo's of all of my show projects yet and I really wanted to share my album so I am afraid that it is another card today:(

Sweet Little Baby:

  • This is one of my demo cards, but for my demo I used the stamp and coloured the image where as for this card I have used one of the panels.
  • I have inked the edges of the main card and also the patterned papers.
  • I adhered the blue patterned paper and then matted a slightly smaller blanket patterned piece of card adhering it at an angle using foam pads to add a little dimension to the card.
  • I have cut the image out and again used foam pads and adhered it to the left right hand side of the card.
  • Next I die cut 2 of the bootees out in blue card and threaded some white lace through the tops.
  • I adhered the bootees to the card one flat and one using a foam pad.
  • Using the flower die from the same pram die set I have die cut out a  mixture of sizes in the yellow card and a couple in white card which I have inked using some soft yellow chalk ink.
  • The pretty delicate flourishes that I have used are a sneak peek of Junes die collection.
  • I cut out the sweet little baby sentiment from one of the border ribbons and have added this just above the image.
  • The circular sentiments are from the Sweet Lullaby sentiment stamp set which co-ordinate with the Once Upon a Time die. I have also inked the edges of the ones that I have used with the soft lemon chalk ink. 
  • Of course I have finished with some Stickles glitter.....I am not sure when I will be over this addiction or whether I ever will lol,but I just can't resist getting the Stickles out

Project Kits

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend what ever your plans......I have an album class tomorrow where we will be using the Once Upon a Time and Celebrate the Journey collection.
Which brings me to some more would you like to be able to purchase a full tutorial (some of which will be video) and kit? I already have to put the kits together for my classes and am always receiving emails regarding some of you lovely crafters just not being able to make a class so I thought it would be a brilliant way for you all to be able to create some of my bigger projects:)
Prices will differ depending on the project, but I should be able to give you more information in a few days. The first kit which I plan to offer is the album which I am teaching tomorrow and should be available by the end of next week. I will add some pictures on Sunday or for a little sneak peek you could have a look at Sir Stampalot's facebook page where Janice has added a couple of pictures.
If you think you may be interested in the kits if you drop me an email I can get a rough idea on the amount of interest or just let me know here on this post....whichever really :)
Once again I hope you all have a good weekend:)


  1. congratulations Maggie! have fun with these goodies!
    thank you Nikki for the chance.
    beautiful card. the image is beautiful merged into the surroundings. beautifully done.
    kind regards.

  2. Congratulations Maggie, lucky lady. I really fancy having a go at an album Nikki, but it will depend on price so I will watch this space.

  3. Congrats to Maggie super lucky. Kits would be fantastic !

  4. Congratulations to Maggie! Your card is gorgeous, I so love the flowers xx

  5. Stunning card Nikki, love the gentle colours of this set. Lots of news today, like the idea of project kits depending on cost. Great news about C+C shows, very exciting. Enjoy your workshops this weekend and congratulations to Maggie you lucky lady x

  6. Good Morning Nikki
    Such a pretty card today I love the little booties. Congratulations to Maggie but who won the second and third prize?

    Cant' wait to see what your surprise is for the shows!
    Crafty Hugs
    Heather xx

    1. Hi Heather
      Ummm that's me being over excited and dipsy lol
      I will announce the 2nd and 3rd prize winners for my blog candy this evening after my class:)
      Have an enjoyable Saturday
      Nikki x

  7. Morning Nikki what a beautiful card I love the colours you have used. And the image is so cute just love everything about it. Congratulation maggie well done. Debs xx

  8. Beautiful card Nikki, love the colours.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  9. Morning Nikki, a beautiful card again and love the colours you have used. Love the ideas of the project kits - I would be interested as I don't think Leicester is on the map - or is a no no place to visit Ha Ha !! Can't wait to hear who is 2rd and 3rd. Contrats to the winner
    Carol x

  10. Hi Nikki,
    Aaaaaw so very, very pretty in those cute bootees and image.
    Congratulations Maggie.
    Like others it would depend on the cost of the kits.

    Love Sheila xx

  11. Ahhh how sweet todays card is Nikki , i so love the flowers , bootees and the little bit of bling.
    Congrats to Maggie enjoy your prize
    I too would love to purchase a kit money permitting on how much it will cost .

    Take Care
    Elaine H X

  12. Hi Nikki
    Another stunning card today. Love the bootees. Love the idea of the kits and your designs are gorgeous. But once again it all depends on cost. Congratulations to Maggie, enjoy your goodies. Have a lovely day demoing.

  13. Beautiful card today as always, would love to have one of your kits, as Cornwall is very bereft
    when it comes to craft classes. Hoping you are able to bring this about, Lilian.

  14. I think the kits would be a brilliant idea - would love to be able to come to a class but this would be the next best thing. Love the card today cant' wait for my goodies to come from C&C xxx

  15. Hi Nikki, 'Tempus' definitely does 'Fugit', I don't know where the time goes at all, let's face it we are nearly 6 months into this year already, it is 'scary', I think it must be an 'age thing' haha.
    Don't be 'afraid' of showing us this card, it is beautiful, I really love everything you have used on this card and the colours are so pretty and pastel.
    Congratulations to Maggie, you lucky, lucky, girlie.
    I would be interested in the kits, but like others it will depend on the cost !!
    I am so excited for the June shows, you are such a tease haha !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  16. Sweet colors for the little wee baby!

  17. Hi Nikki
    The card is lovely,they just keep coming,each one is as beautiful as the next.Congratulations to Maggie.Can't wait for the next show.
    Love Angela x

  18. Hi Nikki and Nikkets. Woohoo Maggie well done, have my eyes turned green ? You bet LOL. Enjoy your prize lucky lady : )
    Smashin idea about kits Nikki, Im sure they will go down a storm.
    Good luck.

    Lancashire Steph xx

  19. Hi nikki. Lovely card as always
    Well done maggie. Lucky lady yeah I'm turning green too!! Lol
    Love Tracy from killie x


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