Tuesday, 15 December 2015

December Challenge 2015


Today is the launch of our December Challenge over at Petal Lu Challenge Blog.  This month we have an amazing offer!

Petal Lu are offering
£10.00 box of flowers for our Winner (picked by Random Org)
£5.00  box of flowers for each of our Top Three Winners! aren't we a generous bunch!!

The Challenge is Anything Goes, all you have to do is follow the links and enter your projects, we can't wait to see what you all make.

Here is my design team inspiration ;

 Image is from Magnolia Stamps

Flowers from Petal Lu

Embellishments matched from my stash

I am entering this card into the following challenges;

Lacy Sunshine - Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations - Ribbons and Stamps

Sunday, 1 November 2015

Mid Month Reminder & DT Call Out!


Firstly, thank you so much for taking the time to enter this months challenge, lots of gorgeous entries and those DT entries are pretty hot too!  If you are interested in joining the DT for Petal Lu, please email lulucker@aol.com, she's ready and waiting!

It's mid month reminder time and I'm here to spoil you with more inspiration and encourage more of you to enter.

Our sponsor this month is A Day for Daisies and this image is from my favourite section 'beauties'


I hope you like what I have done with her.  If you enter the challenge you could be in with a chance of winning a 30% off voucher from Petal Lu and $12 worth of images.

Enter the Challenge - Petal Lu Challenge Blog
Flowers are from Petal Lu - Petal Lu Store
Image is - A Day for Daisies

Good Luck!

I'm entering this card into the following challenges;

Lacy Sunshine - Anything Goes
613 Avenue - Anything Goes
Glitter & Sparkle - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes


Thursday, 15 October 2015

Petal Lu Challenge and Design Team Call Out

Hello................... and how are we all?

Today I bring to you another Anything Goes Challenge at Petal Lu Challenge Blog and a Design Team Call out.

If there are any of you that love crafting with flowers, has a passion for colour and must have everything match!!! Then this is the design team for you!  Just follow all the instructions over at the Challenge page, sit back and wait for that special email to arrive!

So, onto this months challenge, we are sponsored by the amazing 'A Day for Daises', such beautiful images to choose from.  You could win $12 worth of images and 30% of your Petal Lu order.  Petal Lu have recently discounted all postage costs, so that means you can fill your baskets up even more now!  How amazing are these prizes.

My project this month is here;

Wouldn't you just love a cake bigger than you!

Beautiful pretty in pink flowers.
Stunning blast of Rose Red blooms
I hope you like my card and I cannot wait to see what you all make.
Links you might like to  know

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Mid month reminder for Petal Lu Challenge Blog

Hi All

Whoa! have I been having some fun with beer mats!!! (drink coasters, for those who don't know)

It's the mid month reminder for Petal Lu Challenge blog, have you entered yet?  You must, it's anything goes and you could be in with a chance of winning a box of blooms.

Tags are certainly the way forward this Christmas for me!  A lot quicker and I don't have to fuss with the inside's of cards !!!!!

Since its the Rugby World Cup at the moment, I have an abnormal amount of Rugby ball shapped beer coasters.  Thank you very much, I'll just take a few and make them all pretty!

Here are a few that I have made

This image is from Mo Manning at Mo's Digital pencil

 This image is from Sugar Nellie,
This image is a Wee Stamps image
All been beautifully decorated using Petal Lu flowers and a lot of die cuts.  Have you visited the Petal Lu page recently?  They have just launched a new flower and have a special offer on at the moment, you really must take a look, but before you do, make sure you enter your creation into the Petal Lu Challenge for your chance to win a box of beautiful blooms.

Petal Lu Roses, Aren't they delicious!
Thanks for popping over, see you in the challenge blog
Lu x
I am entering my top tag into the following challenges

Mo Mannings #256 - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes
Digital Delights - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin Christmas - Festive D├ęcor
Fab n Funky - Anything Christmas

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Anything Goes Challenge At Petal Lu


Wow! It's been some time since my last post.  Sorry about that!  I have been busy crafting and finishing cards, I've just not had the time to blog them.

It's Challenge time over at Petal Lu and this month is Anything Goes.  We don't have a second sponsor this month so Petal Lu decided you could win an exclusive box of Petal Lu Blooms all expenses paid for, so non UK residents don't have to worry about postage costs.

The design team this month have really gone to town, so be sure to go say hello.

Here is my design for your inspiration.

The stamp is from Lili Of The Valley, it's my go to stamp for weddings, such a cute image and lends to vintage so well too.

I'm hooked on Frantage, so sprinkled a bit of that on!  Can't believe it's taken me so long to find it!

Flowers, you just can't have a Petal Lu card without Petal Lu Flowers. I just love the fact that the flower colours match papers and card stock so well. Here is your link to the shop.

A beautiful big, blinged bow!  I've been practising since my friend Stacy showed me how, now I can't make a card without a bow ;)

I'm really pleased with how this turned out and hope that the bride and groom fall in love with it too.

So, there you have it, follow the links to the challenge blog and go have some fun, I can't wait to see what you all make.

If you have time too, come and say hello on my facebook page.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges;

Anything Goes - Crafty Sentiments Designs
Anything Goes - Sweet Stamps
Anything Goes - Through the Craft Room Door

Lots of love

Lu x

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Christmas Crafting! No time like the present!

Hi Everyone!

I'm not long back from our family summer holiday of which I was lucky enough to be able to take a bucket load of images and copics to sit and relax with.  I did hit a few stumbling blocks, like a light breeze which took a few images to the lake, but all in all, I had a wonderful time and coloured a few treasures.

This little image is from the Sugar Nellie Range, I just love all the images from them.

It's time to start crafting for Christmas, there is so many cards to make.  I hope you like her.

Flower embellishments are from Petal Lu, colours matched perfectly to the little girls dress.

I am entering this card into the following challenges;

The Sugar Bowl - challenge 127
Crafting by Designs - getting ready for Christmas
Fab n Funky - Things with wings
Inky Impressions - Christmas in August

Saturday, 1 August 2015

If all I have are flowers! Mid month Challenge Reminder

Hi Everyone!

What a hectic few weeks I've had.  Petal Lu HQ has been manic! however my desk is now clear and I can concentrate on our first Summer Holiday in 5 years! Swimming, sunshine and more swimming, the kids are going to have a blast.

Onto our mid month Petal Lu Challenge, Anything Goes, sponsored by That Craft Place and Petal Lu.  Still up for grabs are 3 images from That Craft Place and 30% off any Petal Lu purchase.

I've made my DT inspiration with my Mother In Law in mind.  She celebrates her 78th Birthday tomorrow.

Links you need to know:

Image is none other than one of the gorgeous Sugar Bettie images from Than Craft Place.

I've cupped the image using my favourite Norland Bloom flower, I couldn't decide on which colour, so used them all!
Image was coloured using copics and papers and ribbons from my craft stash.

I'm going to enter this card into the following challenges;

Simply Papercraft Challenge - Anything Goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - Cards Only
Simply Create Too - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by.


Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Petal Lu Challenge #3 Anything Goes

Good Afternoon!

What horrible weather, still lets not let that keep us down.

Today is the start of our 3rd Challenge over at Petal Lu Challenge Blog.  Remember to check back on the 1st August to find out who the winner is for our 2nd challenge.

This time the wonderful, That Craft Place, have kindly sponsored us.  So this time you could win 3 gorgeous images and 30% off your flower order from Petal Lu.  How awesome is that?

Links you need to know;

Petal Lu Facebook - Facebook
Petal Lu Challenge Blog - Challenge
Petal Lu Shop - Tictail Store
Petal Lu Blog - Blog

That Craft Place - Etsy Store
That Craft Place - Facebook

Here is my DT inspiration for you; That Craft Place have just launched a new set of stamped images, you really should go take a look.

Copic colours used;

Skin: E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20 (cheeks)
Hair: E21, E25, E29
Clothes: BG10, BG23, BG15, BG49

Flowers are from Petal Lu, a mix of originals and norrland blooms.

I don't think there is a colour that Petal Lu can't match to perfection!

Card stock is from Papermill Direct and papers are from my ever growing stash!

I do hope you can join us for yet another exciting month of crafting and look forward to seeing all of your projects.

See you around and Good Luck!

I'm entering this card into the following challenges;

Crafts Galore Encore Challenge - Stamp or Digi Anywhere
Crafting Musketeers - Anything Goes
Digi Stamps4Joy - Anything Goes
Sugar & Betty - Anything Goes

Sunday, 5 July 2015

Add some sparkle!


Wow! what a busy few days I've had, I'm finally getting to blog this card I made last week for a friend.

I don't know how I've managed it but I obviously have more of an obsession for pink than I do other colours at the moment.  So here is another little pink creation.

The image I have used is from A Day for Daises, I just love the simplicity of the images that you can get from their store.
Copics used:
R59, R85, RV34, R81
E21, E25, E29
E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20 (cheeks)
Card stock:
Papermill Direct
Flowers are from Petal Lu
Challenges I have entered this card into are:
A Day for Daises - Add some Sparkle
Digitally Sweet Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz Challenge - Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes

Thank you for popping by.


Thursday, 2 July 2015

Just for you!


Rained today! Told you it wouldn't last long!

Today's card is made using one of my favourite images from All Dressed Up.  I think I have finally used all of my purchased images which means it might be time to go buy some more!!!


I coloured this image a few weeks ago, so I'm afraid I can't remember the colour combo's.

Papers and embellishments are from my stash and flowers from Petal Lu.

I am entering this card into the following challenges;

All Dressed Up - Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts - Banner/Pennant

Thanks for popping by.

Lu x

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Mid Month Reminder for Petal Lu Challenge #2


Oh boy! oh boy! It's sweltering here in the UK at the moment.  Won't complain though, probably be gone by the weekend!!!

Today is our mid month reminder for Petal Lu Challenge Blog.  You could win 30% off your Petal Lu flower order and 3 images from the very talented Heather Valentine of Lacy Sunshine Stamps.

I've decide on pink as my theme today, nice and girly!

Copics used for dress were; R59, R85, RV34, R81
Copics used for hair were; E21, E25, E29

A healthy sprinkle of frontage, a few embellishments from my stash and a small handful of Petal Lu Flowers, and vola!!!


A card fit for a friend called Kelly!
I will be entering this card into the following challenges;

Tuesday Morning Sketches - Sketch
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes

Stay cool everyone and see you soon.

Lu x

Monday, 15 June 2015

Petal Lu Challenge #2

Hello Everyone!

I'm back today to introduce the 2nd Challenge over at Petal Lu Challenge Blog.

This months Challenge is 'Anything Goes' and is sponsored by Petal Lu and Lacy Sunshine.  You can win 30% off your order with Petal Lu and pick 3 gorgeous images from the Lacy Sunshine range.  You won't be disappointed.

Don't forget, if you entered the last challenge, check back on the 1st of each month to see if you are the winner!

Just to give you a taster of how these two sponsors work so well together, here is my Design Team inspiration.

Image is from Lacy Sunshine.
Flowers from Petal Lu
All coloured using Copics
Card stock from Paper Mill
Papers from stash

Flowers used are from the new Fuschia range, which you can order directly with Petal Lu and the Norrland Bloom which is available from the Petal Lu Store.

I hope you will all join us in the next challenge and wish you all the very best of luck.


Monday, 1 June 2015

Mid Month Reminder for Petal Lu Challenge

Hi All

It's been 2 weeks since we started the Petal Lu Challenge and I'm happy to announce that at this moment in time we have 64 entries.  That's just amazing and I'm so impressed with the quality of entries too.

Here is my mid month inspiration for you all.

Information you need to know;
Image is from Faery Ink - they are kindly sponsoring us this month, you could win 3 images of your choice.
Flowers are from Petal Lu (shop)- you could win £10 Lucky Dip of flowers.
I'm going to enter this card into the following challenges;
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Melonheads Friends - Flowers everywhere

Thanks for popping by.

Lu x

Friday, 29 May 2015

Cutie Pie!

Hello and welcome

Today's quick card has been made using one of the cute images from All Dressed Up.  I do love their big heads and hair and cute little bodies.

 I've coloured her using copics and embellished the card using gems from my stash.

Flowers you can get from my store Petal Lu, just love the big Teddybear Blooms!

Details and Links;

Flowers - Petal Lu Shop
All Dressed Up - Esty Shop

Challenges I am entering this card into;

All Dressed Up - Anything goes
Sketch Saturday -#362 Sketch
Cute Card Thursday - Too Cute

Thank you for popping by.

Lu x