Cheeky Cherry Pie

It’s Saturday! Wahoo and I’m running just a touch late with my Quixotic Paperie post today. Usually I like to have my post all scheduled and ready to go in the morning but this little lady was still uncoloured and the layers unstuck this morning.

But I’m here now and I’ve got a Little Cheeky Cherry for you today and she uses all sorts of goodies you can find over at Quixotic Paperie.

She is my favourite of the Greeting Farm Cheeky range – Cheeky Cherry Pie. I’ve coloured her with pencils and layered her up with lots of fabric and paper textures.

The papers are from the Prima Melody collection and I’ve got my Shimmez Spritz out and added some sparkle. You might like to know that all the Shimmerz paints are on special offer at the moment.

You might also recognise the background to the stamp? It’s one of the Artistic Outpost Ephemeral Backgrounds stamps – see how versatile these stamps are πŸ™‚ Love them, you might have noticed that!

Right catch you guys later, have a good Saturday.

Happy crafting.



Dinosaurs On Me Blog Again!

Yep it’s me with my dinosaurs again! Got a little commission birthday card using the super cute Oliver from the Oliver and Amelia Happy Days set from the Greeting Farm that Elaine has available at Quixotic Paperie.

It is a very minimalistic card using Kraft card from my stash, luckily Elaine also has some Bazzill Kraft card available at the shop.

I’ve also used some torn up glassine envelopes and doodled little Dino prints with a ZIG Vellum Writer. Oliver and his Dino friends are all coloured with ZIG Art and Graphic Twin pens.

Before I go you might like to know that Elaine has got some of the gorgeous Make It Crafty background stamps new in at Quixotic Paperie, I thought I would give you a small peek at them:

Have a great weekend.



Cute Card Thursday Thank You!

Cute Card Thursday is helping us all out this week with the fabulous challenge of

Thank You!

How are your Thank You cards going? I have one here, a really simple one!

She is the super, super cute The Greeting Farm Cheeky Cherry Cherry Pie available over at Quioxtic Paperie. Oh so pretty, isn’t she lovely? Yep, another one of my favourites!

Thank you for popping by.

Have a fun and relaxing week.



The Greeting Farm Hoppin’ into the Holidays Blog Hop

Welcome to The Greeting Farm Hoppin’ into the Holidays Blog Hop!

Hope you are having a good hop through all the wonderful blogs. 

To see the full hopping list then pop on over to The Greeting Farm Blog

I’ve used the super cute Beanie Anya (you can also find her over at Quixotic Paperie) isn’t she just adorable?

Enjoy your hopping, there are prizes and contests so don’t forget to visit The Greeting Farm blog to catch all the fun.

Thanks for dropping in.



The Greeting Farm Notebook

Fancy a nice Sunday afternoon walk in the park? Well Anya and Ian did! It is the front of a notebook I made for the recent The Greeting Farm Altered Notebook challenge. I’ve had the digital stamps of Autumn Anya and Ian for ages and have wanted to use them since I got them but time and other projects always got in the way until now!

You can’t get these as digital stamps any more but don’t despair you can now get them as lovely mounted rubber The Greeting Farm Stamps in a fabulous kit with sentiments, Quixotic Paperie has them ready to find new parks to walk through! The papers are from the Cosmo Cricket Earth Love mini deck.

You might be interested in some new products at Quixotic Paperie? Elaine has been busy and there are lots of new yummies over at the shop

A brand new and gorgeous 6Γ—6 paper pack from Memory Box is in stock – it’s called TINSEL.  Now also in stock are Marianne Designs paper pads and Creatables diesBasic Grey and Graphic 45 restocks have arrived, and the Belles β€˜n Whistles Changeabelles collection is in stock!

PLUS there is a super sweet Whimsy Stamps preorder on – they are releasing some adorable new stamps by Meljen Designs!

Enjoy your Sunday walk!



Cute Card Thursday – Challenge 131

Hello my lovelies, I think you are going to guess from my card today, and some of my more recent cards, that I am in a real Goth-Emo mood at the moment.

So how about cute Emo? Is that possible? Well this one is my DT make for this week’s Cute Card Thursday which is a lovely sketch from Leann.

When I first saw The Greeting Farm Sweet N Toxic stamp kit I fell in lurve and have been watching the stock in Quixotic Paperie with longing until I could bear it no longer – so weak! LOL! All the sparkly ‘silver lining’ was added with Viva Decor Glitter Liner Holo Irridescent.

Have fun with this lovely sketch this week!


Stamps – The Greeting Farm Sweet N Toxic stamp kit
Ink – Versafine onyx black
Colouring – prismacolour pencils
Paper – K&Co Que Sera Sera
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; silicone glue; double-sided tape
Other – seam ripper; Embroidery thread; Viva Decor Glitter Liner Holo Irridescent


Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Today I have an Alice in Wonderland themed card to show you and this one is my contribution to the Gingernap Creations Mad Hatter Day Blog Hop celebration.

The blog hop started on the 10th June – I’m late, I’m late for a very important date! But wait a minute – is that 10/6? As in the Mad Hatter’s hat ticket?

Well yes! Now you can see the reason for the Gingersnap Creations blog hop theme! If you hurry on over there you can join in the fun too and there are prizes – yummy Alice prizes!

My little Mad Hatter is from The Greeting Farm Digi-stamp and the Cosmo Cricket papers, Prima lace and chess charm are from Quixotic Paperie.

But I have more news – I’m blown away to have been Ginger Gemmed for my entry into the recent burgundy, ivory and black colour challenge. Thank you so much guys!

Talking of blog hops, Make The Day Special will be having a blog hop this Saturday (26th June) so another important date for your diaries πŸ™‚

Don’t be late!



StampThe Greeting Farm

Colouring – PrismaColor Pencils; Sansodor

PapersCosmo Cricket Earth Love

Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; Silicone Glue; Double-sided tape

OtherPrima Lace; Chess Charm; Button; Computer; Printer


TGF Royal Battle News – Week 3

Something a little different from me today and something a little out of my comfort zone LOL!

The Quixotic Stampers (Elaine, Emma, Rowena and me) are through to round 3 of the TGF Royal Battle thanks to Emma and your wonderful votes πŸ™‚ Thank you all for your support.

Well, this week the challenge is a Scrapbook page and it fell to me to have a go! Oh Boy! Not something I do a lot of as you know!

I borrowed the lovely photograph from Elaine for this layout and matched it with paper from October Afternoon and stamps from The Greeting Farm.

I stamped out the clouds and then masked them and sponged on some pearlescent ink. Then I stamped the balloon and paper pieced it. The lettering was printed and then I doodled on them.

I love mixing fabric and paper and the flowers are made from fabric and I’ve added a bit of stitching to the layout as well πŸ™‚
I would love you forever if you could cast your vote on my make by commenting in TGF forum and help the Quixotic Stampers to get through to the next round, I would hate to be the one that lets the girls down!

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!




Stamps – The Greeting Farm

Ink – Archival black

Papers – October Afternoon

Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; Double-sided tape; Silicone glue; Fabric glue

Other – Fabric; computer; printer; Fiskars border punchs


Prince Charming Is All Yours!

Did you find your Prince (or Princess) Charming on the St Valentines Weekend? Oh look here he is LOL!

Prince Ian is a digital image from The Greeting Farm and I’ve matched him up with the beautiful Basic Grey Origins Papers which I got from Quixotic Paperie and have ruffed up a bit, ok, distressed!

I’ve coloured Ian with Copic pens and the background is coloured with Prismacolor pencils.

The Raffia Lace is also available at Quixotic Paperie.

I’ve popped this Prince Charming into my Etsy shop.

Hope you have a charming day πŸ™‚



StampPrince Ian The Greeting Farm

Colouring – Copic Markers; PrismaColor Pencils; Sansodor

PapersBasic Grey Origins

Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; silicone glue

OtherRaffia Lace; Gem brad; Distress ink; seam ripper


Dies To Die For Sketch Challenge

Hey guys, yep it is a second post for the day, that is four posts in two days! I do not know what is wrong with me!

This one uses the fabulous sketch from Dawny P over at the Dies To Die For blog and there are some fabulous prizes up for grabs. But you will have to be quick ‘coz the deadline is 31st May. I’m just working up to deadlines at the moment!

I reckon we will be back to normal single posts from tomorrow – don’t want to burn myself out now! LOL

Stamp – The Greeting Farm; Woodware sentiment
Ink – VersaFine Onyx Black
Colouring – Promarkers; Copic
Paper – DCWV
Usual Suspects – paper Trimmer; Double-sided tape
Other – Ribbon; Brads; White gel pen


At Last!

I’ve had time to play with my Ms Anya stamps. I thought that I would join in with the challenge over at Creative Card Crew which this week is about embossing. I’ve embossed the pearlescent tulips with my Cuttlebug and added some hand-stitching and glitter glue to finish the card. Ms Anya is coloured with my Copics and promarkers.

I’ve been completely thrown by the bank holiday. I thought it was Tuesday today!

Tasha from the Creative Card Crew has a fab game running at the mo with some totally yummy candy including the much sort after Copic pens and other lovely crafty stuff. So to find out how to join in pop along to Millie’s Magical Moments.

Stamp – The Greeting Farm
Ink – VersaFine Onyx Black
Paper – DCWV
Colouring – Copics; promarkers
Usual Suspects – paper trimmer; scissors; glue dots; double-sided tape; White gel pen
Other – Cuttlebug; embossing folder; glitter glue; embroidery thread