Wednesday, 22 October 2014

In Stitches at Fab'n'Funky this week...

Hi everyone,
I hope you are having a good week.

Today starts a new challenge at Fab'n'Funky with our lovely Wends as the host.
She has chosen the theme "In Stitches - Make us Laugh
which is perfect because we have the very funny  

as our sponsor this week.

I've used the so sad Biffo, the coloured version for my card today.  
He can be found here.
He's soooo sad, you just have to laugh!

Card size is  5 x 7 inches


Tag - Whimsy
Balloons - Die-Namics
HB sentiment - Eureka Stamps
DP - from my stash

Thanks for stopping by today,
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Monsters or TPS

Hi everyone,

I'm back again as promised, this time for the new challenge starting today at

 With a theme of Monsters of Mythicals

There are so many fun images in the store it wasn't an easy decision for me but after much deliberation I decided to colour, with Copics, the very cute
A Victorian Morticia which can be found here.

DP - G45 An Eerie Tale
Flowers - WOC

We'd love it if you could play along with us this week...great prizes to be had!

I would like to enter the following challenges:
PDE Linky Party - Anything Halloween
Craftin Desert Diva's #42 - Halloween
IDIC Challenge #233 - Halloween

Thanks for being here...I love reading your comments.
Pat K xx

Christmas with a Fab'n'Funky

Hi everyone,

I hope you're week is going well and that you've had time to work off all that turkey from Thanksgiving.   
Such a beautiful time of year with so much to be thankful for.

On to today's's time for a new challenge at
with a Christmas theme with an option, twist bags, boxes and tags.

I've used a very cute image from our sponsor this week, 

He is called Snowflake Butterfly and can be found here.  

The sentiment is also part of the set
DP is Lily of The Valley - NitWit Collections Winter Wishes
SP 2013 Snowflake Pendant
Coloured with Copics
Stickles Diamond used on the snow and cuffs

Here is view to show you how I did the stopper for the stand-up portion.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
(snowflake ornament on the box is 2 years old...I now have 3

Thanks for stopping by today...and I'll be back shortly with another post, 
this time for TPS.
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Something new....

Hi everyone,
I hope your week is going well.

Today starts a new challenge at
and our lovely host Wendy has chosen a simple theme for us this week....Ribbons

This is the first time I've coloured an image from
 Christhanthi by ppinkydolls
and I really like how it turned out.  She can be found here.

Frame - Marianne Design  LR0240
DP - MME- In Bloom
Coloured with Copics
Large pearl - gift from a friend

We are very lucky to have The Ribbon Girl as our sponsor this week
 offering a wonderful prize to the winner so I hope you can play along.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create Challenge #92 - Anything Goes
Crafting at the Weekend Challenge #6 - Anything Goes

Fussy and Fancy Challenge #124 - Lots of Pink
Ppinkydolls Challenge #4 - Anything Goes
Sister Act Card Challenge #77
The Stamping Boutique - Stitching

Thanks for stopping by today - enjoy the rest of your week.
Pat K xx

Saturday, 4 October 2014

Pumpkin surprise

Hi everyone,
I hope you are enjoying your weekend.

I had a few minutes tonight so thought I would share with you a card I made recently.   This is a just for fun creation...couldn't resist colouring up this cute digi from AuroraWings called Kitten in a Pumpkin that can be found here.

Coloured with Copics and kept very clean and simple.

I still need practice colouring fur and am almost ready to give up
 on the strokes but as they say...practice, practice..perhaps it will get better.
 Inside DP is from Papertrey Ink.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Hiding in My Craft Room #168 Halloween Colours

Thanks for stopping by today.
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Halloween, Lace & Black Pearls

Hi everyone,
I hope your week is going well.
I can't believe it's October already....where did September go!

I'm starting off the month with a post for 2 DT entries.

A new challenge for The Paper Shelter starts today with the theme...Pearls.
and we are lucky enough to have them as our sponsor at Fab'n'Funky this week as well where the theme is "Halloween"

I've used the fabulous new digi by The Paper Shelter called 
The Witching Hour which can be found here.

Coloured with Copics
Skin: E000, E00, E11, E21, R20
Cloak: V000, V01, V04, V06, V09
Hair & Rose: W9, W7, W6, W5
Skull & Ghost: C00, C1, C2
Leaves: G82, G40
Serpent: E50, E51, E53, E55

DP - Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale
Black Pearls - Prima
Sentiment:  Martha Stewart

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Thanks for stopping by today,
I do hope you get time to play along with us at both challenges this week.
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Christmas at Fab'n'Funky

Good day everyone,

The temp outside is 22 deg.C but inside we're preparing for Christmas that is!

Our new challenge at 


Our sponsor is the wonderful

They generously supplied us with our digis this week and I choose
"Holly Stag" which can be found here.  
 I also used the sentiment that you will see on the inside.

 I used my new MB Pine Needle Border die on the top.
Silver bands and ribbon are Webster's Pages
Rhinestones are from Recollections
Silk ribbon is from Stamp Simple Ribbon Store
Sentiment:  LOTV
DP is by Nit-Wit available at Lili of The Valley - Winter Wishes

Here is a photo of the inside where I used one of the sentiments that are included in the  Holly Stag set.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge - Bingo (die cut, ribbon, kraft)
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge - Ribbons or Lace
Winter Wonderland - Use Two Ribbons

Thanks for stopping by today.
Pat K xx

Monday, 22 September 2014

Feathered Friends

Happy Monday everyone,

I hope you had a good weekend.

Cold temps today for us but we should enjoy a little Indian Summer by mid-week.
I've a lot of craft work ahead of me so you just might see more of me this month and next.

...starting off with a card made using the gorgeous Sisterhood by AuroraWings.
  This beauty was a freebie generously supplied on their FB page a few weeks ago. Thank you Mitzi 
I was inspired by a picture shared by our DIL this summer. 
 It was of a flock of owls perched in a tree above the cool.

I got to play with my new SB Feather die, cutting a set out of grey felt and pink crepe paper.
Card Frame made by using Martha Stewart Double Loops punch.
Image mounted on silver mesh from Recollections then onto SB Lattice Rectangles
Flower from WOC
Adhesive Rhinestones - Recollections 

Face:  E11, E21,E00, E000, E04, R11
Eyes: YR24, E15
Hair & Owls:   C5, C4, C3, C2, C1, C00, W2
Flowers: R89, R85, R83, R81

I would like to enter the following challenges:
ABC Challenge Tic, Tac, Toe  - Doily, Gems, Die cuts
Robyn's Fetish Challenge #230 - Use a Die Cut or Punch

Thanks for stopping by today.
Pat K xx