Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Happy New Year

Again life has got in the way and flow by....
2015 starts tomorrow - lets hope its a tad slower and I can get my life organised (well, there's a first time for everything I guess!!) lol

lots of plans for the new year.. (apart from getting me organised!)
40 fancy dress party invites to make and a costume to sort (or 3),
craft room to find and de-clutter,

a couple of summer craft fairs to sell at,
make one Christmas card a week,

make birthday list and get made in advance...
I could go on....

So off to the design programme to crack on with the party invites, photos to follow..

Happy New Year Top You all x

Friday, December 12, 2014

Where does the time go?!?

Sorry, not been here for a while - new job and Christmas getting in the way...
week 5 at The Range - getting till trained tonight (not looking forward to it) - but it has to be done..

Meanwhile, Christmas shopping - done
                    Cards posted - done
                      Christmas pudding made - done
                    decorations up - not quite finished..
                    my boys christmas cards - made - (see below)
                  Christmas cake decorated - still feeding it brandy!
                Craft fairs finished - one left tomorrow
                 Presents wrapped - ROFLMAO!!! (no way!)
                  Diet? - what diet?!?

So below are the 3 Christmas cards I have must finished for my boys..

All three digi images are from KennyK.
My first Christmas images coloured with Promarkers.
Just need to master the technique of going off the card with the embelishments - its a bit alien to me! lol

Entering the first 2 into
and the 1st image into

I just have to figure out how!!!

Monday, November 10, 2014

Good News

Had an excellent day..
Got a job last week - started today
Weigh in tonight - lost 2lb

Long may this continue...

Tomorrow I'm off for a colouring session with  Kate and my Promarkers
(check out her blog

I'll post my efforts later int he week..
x Tree x

Friday, November 7, 2014

Wooo Hoooo

Flying Visit...
Just to say....
I got me a job....

I will keep blogging, losing weight and of course 


Thursday, November 6, 2014

I used this fab image from KennyK and coloured it with my Pro Markers

My brother in laws birthday card.. My first 'proper' coloured image with these pens. Will attempt a Christmas image next week...

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Blog Candy

Kate is offering a fab blog candy.
Click here to see..

x Tree x

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Finished cards from Alison and myself

Bonus make

 Ladies cards in process

Plans are in the pipelines for another class next year (dates to be confirmed) but it will be 1 or 2 days.
£30 per day or £55 if both booked together (2 different projects)
Cant wait!

On 29th October we held a parchment workshop in Peterborough with Alison Yeates of Kingfisher Crafts.
13 ladies worked their socks off with Alisons help.
A very successfull day.
Below are photos taken on the day.

I will just tweak some photos then show you what they were doing close up ;-)

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Back from a celebratory weekend in Harrogate.
My eldest niece got married.  She looked stunning and it all went without a hitch (apart from the odd fluffed line - just nerves!!)
I have serious craft withdrawal symptoms as havent touched anything since Friday night!

I think I might have another go at Pro Marker coloring, while I think about what Christmas decoration to make next..  (photos to follow shortly)

xX Tree Xx

Sunday, October 12, 2014

I will attempt to post on here my first go at colouring with Promarkers....
I'm still trying to find the paper/card stock that works the best and my printer ink doesnt bleed on..
But loving these pens ;-)

I've just spent the past hour trying to find where the image is from... Cant find it..
I just know it was for a challenge this month...
Found it - MoonFlower designed the image...

As you will learn from future posts - computers and me is NOT a good combination! LOL

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Bad Weigh Day :(

Brief update - I have been a Weight Watchers member for 22 months.. Loads of ups and down in the process of losing 2 stone..  Made my Dr's set goal of 11 stone 6 on June 14th.. and since then have snuck back up to  (what was last night) 11 stone 10...
So last night was a grumpy Tree! 

but I weighed my jeans and trainers this morning.. 2.74lb !
This is what I usually get weighed in during the winter so made a big difference from my summer clothes..  Hoping next week levels itself out. 

I want to be under 11 stone for Christmas!

Craft wise, yesterday was a good day. Kate came over again to help clear the 'craft room' - good pile went in recycle bin ;-)  loads of part completed projects found!
Time for a bit of crafting this morning - finish another Christmas bauble then off for a coffee this afternoon with my sister.  Will work out how to put photos on here tomorrow ;-)

X Tree

Saturday, September 27, 2014

1st Ever Blog

My friend (Kate) has just helped me set up a blog...
Please bare with me while I get to grips with it..
I may be a while getting there but hope to have some step by steps on here for various crafting techniques.

Please feel free to follow so you get my blogs when I send them.
Looking forward to a long eventful crafting journey with you all