Tuesday, 29 December 2009

Belated merry christmas

Good evening ladies......sorry i have not been blogging the past couple of weeks it has been so hectic, i hope everyone has had a lovely Christmas and hope you have a great new year.....i will hopefully be back to card making soon my son's toys are in front of my desk and i can't get into anything but they will be getting put away in the room over the next couple of days.....lastly i would like to give a big thank you to nannieflash as before christmas i received packages from her full of crafting goodies i have not had much of a chance to play with them yet but i will be really soon so Shirley THANK YOU they were much appreciated......goodnight Nikki xxxxxx

Friday, 11 December 2009

3 in 1 challenge card

Good evening ladies....this card i have made for 3 challenges

1. Charisma cardz - combo colour challenge red,green,white or silver...

2. Everybody art challenge #69 - red and green

3. Tuesday taggers - christmas tree
i have actually made a good few cards the past couple of days but i will post them later don't want to bore you all....off to do more....love and hugs Nikki xx

Wednesday, 9 December 2009


Good evening ladies......I hope everyone is well tonight....this card i have made for my daughter and i am entering it into the Ildi co's creative challenge and the theme is black and bright....i still have alot of Christmas cards to do so i am off to get some done now while i have peace and quite my wee guy is sleeping, my daughter is in her room on her laptop ( where i most find her nowadays ) and my hubby is in the other room watching football it's bliss lol....will be back later hugs nikki xxxx

Monday, 7 December 2009

another 2 challenges

another card to fit 2 challenges...sorry about the picture quality the paper on this is green even though it looks black i will hopefully get a better picture tomorrow ....the first challenge this is for is crafty catz - green red and silver...and the second one is for winter wonderland - ho ho ho....hope everone has had a nice day i will hopefully be back tomorrow with another couple of posts as i still have a few christmas cards to make...goodnight nikki xxx

2 in 1 chalenge card

Good evening ladies....this card i am hoping will fit 2 challenges the first one is cute daisy may - twinkle twinkle...second is cute card thursday-swirly girly, i hope card fits this challenge ...i will be back shortly with another post hugs nikki xxx

Sunday, 6 December 2009

My Mum's birthday cards

Good evening ladies.....finally i can post my mum's birthday cards now that i know she has opened them.....wish i could have spent the day with her but it has been impossible this year i also made her a candle holder as i know she liked the one i done for the winter wonderland challenge i just hope she likes this one......

i just hope she likes them.....hope you have all had a nice weekend......hugs Nikki xxxxx

Happy Birthday !!

Good morning ladies......just a wee post to wish my wonderful mum a HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!!.......hope you have a great day you deserve it wish i could be with you love you loads and loads....... BIG HUGS and KISSES granny love Sinead and John xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Friday, 4 December 2009

Winter Wonderland Stamp a candle or decorate a candle holder

Good morning ladies, sorry i have not been blogging for a while i have had a really bad cold (my husband calls it flu typical man lol) so i have not felt like crafting or being on the computer i am feeling much better now thank goodness....i got all my house work done yesterday so this morning i have started crafting i have made a couple of cards but i cannot post them until my mum recieves them on sunday as they are her birthday cards.....this is a candle holder i have made for the winter wonderland challenge....it's just an old tumbler i had i have decorated it with my daisy and dandilion transfers which i just adore i used double sided tape around the bottom and top and put some gold glitter on it and i have put a gold tea light candle in it....

i do have a couple of awards to post but i am going to post them later as i have a few things to do....hope you all have a nice day...hugs Nikki xxxxx

Saturday, 21 November 2009

Tellen's place challenge

Good evening ladies.....my son is in his bed (thank goodness) my daughter is away with her class at school to Arbroath, they are the choir for the McDonald Brothers who were in the X-Factor a couple of years ago and my step-daughter is on the laptop so i have some peace and quite tonight......i decided to do a card for Tellen's Place challenge which has to have embellishments hopefully this is ok......
I am going to try and get another card made before i have go and pick my daughter up.....Hugs Nikki xxxx

I have won the crafty catz challenge

Wow ladies i can't believe it, i got up this morning to find i won the crafty catz challenge...i am so made up....this is the first challenge i have won i am so over the moon you would think i'd won the lottery lol....please nip over to there blog there is some really lovely projects.....Hugs Nikki xxxxxx

Friday, 20 November 2009

2 birthday cards

These 2 cards are for my niece and nephew from my mother in law, it is there birthday next week.....my mother in law is disabled and can only get out on her scooter when the weather is ok which it hasn't been so she had asked me to go and buy a couple of cards and of course there is no way i am going into a shop and buying cards so i decided to make them, so here they are..... this one is for my nephew and he's into fishing just hope he likes it...... this one is for my wee niece and i know she is going to love it hse is right girly girl.........Hugs Nikki xxxx

Tuesday taggers challenge

Another post lol......this one is for Tuesday Taggers challenge, Red Green and Gold...and yes more daisy and dandilion i just adore these images........ Hugs Nikki xxxxxxxx

Good morning all....yesterday i recieved my daisy and dandilion kit from qvc i ordered it ages ago but it was out of stock didn't think i was actually going to get it, my mum is so jelous she has ordered it to but hasn't got hers yet...needless to say i have been making a few cards with it this is my first post of today....this one is just a christmas card don't know who it's for yet but i have plenty of people to give cards to so it will come in handy Hugs Nikki xxxx

Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Christmas cards for family

Good evening ladies....hope you have all had a nice day, i have been at my mother in laws all day even stayed for tea, it was great a night with no cooking.
i am going to post 4 cards on this it's just ones i have made for family i sat all day and all night yesterday doing cards i didn't want to post them all lastnight so here they are hugs nikki xx

This one is for my sister and her fiancee
this one is for my brother in law from the kids
This one for my sister Jenny
This one is for my mother in law.....thats it for tonight hugs nikki xxxx

Monday, 16 November 2009

Crafty Catz Challenge #8

Yes ladies another one from me lol....this time it's the Crafty Catz challenge #8 Dianne's sketch hopefully i have done this one right also lol .... hugs Nikki xxx

Winter Wonderland: week 25 St Nicholas

Hello again ladies....this card is for Winter Wonderland ..week 25 St Nicholas i just hope this is suitable for this challenge....hugs Nikki xx

mojo monday challenge card

Well ladies i am on a roll today.....this card i have made for the mojo monday week 113 i just hope i have done it right hugs nikki xx

forever friends and sophisticat challenge card

Good afternoon ladies.....it's a cold and raining here in Dundee, got all the cleaning done so i thought i would make a card for the forever friends and sophisticat challenge...i was going to do 2 cards but my wee boy is running about daft so i decided just to do the one card for the two cahllenges.....forever friends has to have glitter and the sophisticat one is a sketch which i hope i have accomplished properly, hope everyone has had a nice day hugs Nikki xx

Saturday, 14 November 2009

Birthday cards for my gran

Good morning ladies....just a quick post before i go out in this horrible weather....it is my gran's birthday on Tuesday we are all going down to see her today....here are the cards i have made her...hope you have a nice day hugs nikki xxxxx

Wednesday, 11 November 2009

Award from my wonderful mum

I have recieved this award from my mum whom i would like to thank very much she is such an insperation to me.....here are my answers.......

1.Where is your mobile ?....beside me
2. Your hair ?.....absaloute mess
3. Your mother ?.... most wonderful woman in the world
4. Your father ?....a wonderful man whom i'm proud he stopped smoking 5-6 weeks ago.
5. Your favourite food ?.....roast beef
6. Your dream lastnight?....can't remember having a dream
7. Your favourite drink ?......mogans and coke .
8. Your dream ?....to get a bigger house.
9What room are you in ? ....living room.
10. Your hooby...card making and reading.
11. Fear....spiders
12. Where do you want to be in 5 years ?....in a new house
13. Where were you lastnight ?..at home.
14. Something you aren't....brainy
15. Muffins..love them
16. Wish list item....the new patricia cornwell book
17. Where did you grow up ?....Dundee
18. Last thing you did....washing
19. What are you wearing ?....P.J's
20. Your t.v .....playhouse disney (as always lol)
21. Pets.....1 cat tiger
22. Friends...got a few friends but my best friend is my mum
23. Mood....happy
24. Life.... wouldn't change it (apart from the house)
25. Missing someone.....my auntie carol she died in june
26. Vehicle....don't have one
27. Something your not wearing....make up
28. Favourite store....it's got to be primark
29. Favourite colour.....purple
30. When was the last time you laughed......this morning my son is always making me laugh
31. Last time you cried......Sunday night (was thinking about my auntie)
32. best friend.......my mum
33. One place that oi go to over and over....my kitchen to do washing
34. Facebook......addicted on it all the time.
35. Fav place to eat ..... my mum and dads for sunday dinner.

At last now i can pass it on


I will hopefully have a couple of cards done soon hugs nikki xxx

Monday, 9 November 2009

Sophisticat Challenge Number 10/Tuesday taggers

Good evening ladies...this card i have made for sophisticats challenge WINGS i am also going to send this to Jamie i only managed to do half the blog hop but i am still going to send her the card, i am also going to put this into the tuesday taggers challenge (no patterned paper ) as my mum has just informed me that i can ... i will hopefully have a couple of more post's tonight or maybe tomorrow hugs nikki xx

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

Sophisticats Challenge and engagement card in one

Good evening ladies.....this card i have made for my sister and hubby to be for their engagment i am also putting this in to the sophisticat challenge my mum has just become dt for them (congratulations mum you deserve it x) and i thought i would join in to give her a bit of support (not that she needs it) the theme is pink and brown with a flower.....i am still a bit new to all this and only the 2nd challenge i have done so i just hope i am doing it right....love and hugs Nikki xxxx

Sunday, 18 October 2009

Niece Christmas card

Good morning ladies as i promised here is another card only got 1 more done lastnight as i was to tired this one i have done for my niece this stamp i got from my mum i think its patchwork pals everyone thinks this looks like my niece so i thought this was perfect for her...have a nice day ladies hugs nikki xx

Saturday, 17 October 2009

Forever friends christmas card

Good evening ladies i have not been doing cards for a while i was ill in my bed for just about a week with a kidney infection and once i got out my bed all i seemed to have done is cleaning and washing so tonight instead of sitting watching tv i decided to make some cards this is my first one, it is forever friends decoupage these images i just adore i think they are so cute, i just hope whoever i give it to thinks the same......i am also going to enter this into forever friends challenge this week this will be the first one i have done so hopefully iam doing this right (fingers crossed).......i will do some more posts tomorrow hope everyone is well and having a good weekend hugs nikki xxxxx

Thursday, 24 September 2009

Daisy and Dandilion christmas card

Morning ladies.....i was in Edinburgh visiting my mum and dad on monday we went out for the day to livingstone me and my mum visited a couple of craft shops which was great i got a few nice things which was great my mum stamped me a good few images (as i don't have alot) and i got to go raking for things to bring home, i come home with loads thank you mum........back to the card, one of many christmas cards, i just love daisy and dandilion i think they are so cute! I am hopefully going to get a couple more done today after the never ending cleaning is done. Have a lovely day hugs Nikki xxxxxx

Monday, 14 September 2009

Apologies from my mum

Morning ladies my mum has asked me to leave a wee note on my blog as her computer is broken and she can't get anything posted or recieve any emails anyone has sent her, if anyone needs to get in touch with her just drop me a wee note and i will let her know, apologies from her hugs nikki xxxx

Monday, 7 September 2009

Birthday card

Second post for today.......This card is for no-one in particular......i have made this with goodies i got from my mum, just practising as i have not been doing this long...i am sure the card will come in handy for someone.....hugs nikki xxx

Nephew/cousin birthday card

Good morning ladies.....i have 2 posts for today this is my first one i have made this card for my nephew who's birthday is tomorrow, i have made it a nephew and cousin card as the other image i had for making a cousin card i did not have anything to put on with it.I just hope he likes it.
Hugs Nikki xxxx

Monday, 31 August 2009

Practice card

Good evening ladies, this post is just me practicing my card making if you have any tips for me please feel free to leave me a comment..have a nice evening
hugs nikki xxxx

Saturday, 29 August 2009

birthday card

Good morning ladies....it's a lovely day here in Dundee today so i am posting this just now so i can go and get washing done and get it hung out...this card i have made for my uncle from the kids my hubby thinks it's great he didn't think i made it he thought it was a sample from the craft show i was at on wednesday with my mum, we had a great day i got treated to a good few things...thank you mum love you loads.....well i suppose i better start the washing it won't do itself have a nice day ladies hugs Nikki xxxxx

Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Christmas card

I was just playing about lastnight with this stamp i got free in a magazine and i come up with this, i hope you like it Nikki xxx

Birthday crad

Good Morning ladies
I'm putting up a couple of quick posts befor e i get ready to go out and meet my mum,she is coming through to Dundee from Edinburgh so we can go to a craft faif, i can't wait i've not seen her in ages !!
This card i have made for my Auntie from the kids it is her birthday today so i hope she likes it.
Have a nice day everyone,
Love Nikki xxx

Sunday, 23 August 2009

Mum Birthday Card

Good morning ladies....what a horrible drizzly day here in Dundee, it is my son and mother in laws birthday today...i had to run into town yesterday to get stuff for this card and i got it made this morning i couldn't really find anything i wanted for the card so i got flowers i thought to myself can't go wrong with flowers.Hopefully she likes it.

Now i'm going to get readyfor the events ahead today and hopefully get to see my son opening some presents as this morning he got up out of his bed and opened his presents before coming to wake me up any other day he comes into me to try and get in my bed lol.

anyway have a nice day ladies ..........love and hugs Nikki xxx

Thursday, 20 August 2009

Son card

Finally i have made a card lol....... this card i have made for my son's second birthday on Sunday, this is only my second go at stamping and i'm not sure about this so any thoughts are more than welcome.......i still have to make a card for my mother in law who's birthday is also on Sunday i have nothing for her card so i have to run into town tomorrow (i am not very orginiazed lol)......please let me know your thoughts on this card, thank you love Nikki xxxxx

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Another award from my mum

I would like to give a big thank you to my mum (Avril) for another award, i love it, she is such an insperation to me it is thanks to this wonderful lady that i am who am today...i'm sorry there has been no posts for a while i just can't seem to get anything right but hopefully there will be a few posts in the next couple of days as i have my son's 2nd birthday and my mother in laws birthday on Sunday so i better get my finger out lol.This award i have to pass on to 7 people.........

1 steffiwoo
2 craftingandy
3 doodles
4 jessica
5 shirley
6 kezzam
7 kazzabing

Thank you ladies for following me.

Saturday, 8 August 2009

My 2nd Award.

This is my second award in a week, i would like to thank nannieflash who has given this to me, it means alot to think that people actually like my card's and my blog as when i look at other peoples card's they are so much better than mine, so BIG THANK YOU, nannieflash.

Now this award comes with some conditions firstly i have to give you 5 things i like to do, and then pass it on to 5 people, so here are my 5 things :

1st and formost i love spending time with my family
2nd i love making my cards
3rd i love going shopping espicially when i'm in Edinburgh with my mum
4th i love getting engrossed in a good book
5th i love having a good night out with my hubby

Now my list of people i'd like to pass it onto are :


Now hopefully i have done this right if i have not please let me know as this is the first time i have done this on my own without my mums help,
love nikki xxxx

Wednesday, 5 August 2009

My first go at stamping

This is my first go at stamping, my daughter got a stamping set from her grannie on her birthday and we bot tried it out the other night, Sinead is wanting her own blog so i will be doing one for her today.

Monday, 3 August 2009

Thank you for comments x

I would like to thank everyone who has come along from my mum's blog and left some really lovely comments and started to follow me, i am quite new to all this i am just getting the hang of everything. I would also like to say a big thank you to my mum because if it wasn't for her i would never have started all of this.....so THANK YOU mum and yes ladies she is a really great person and i am really lucky to have her as a mum.
Thank you for you support Nikki xxxxx

Sunday, 2 August 2009

Award from my mum

This is my first award i have recieved from my mum whom i would like to thank and tell her i love and miss loads as she stays in Edinburgh. I would like for anyone who visits my blog to take this award.

Friday, 31 July 2009

Another Sister card

This card i have made for my step daughter from the kids.

Another Daughter card

This is a card i have made for my step daughter who is 13 today, i just hope she likes it.

Wednesday, 29 July 2009

Husband card

This is the card i have done for my hubby he is golf crazy so i thought this was perfect and i was right he loves it.

Dad card

It is also my husbands birthday today this card i made him from the kids.

Sister card

this is the sister card i have made for my daughter from her wee brother.