Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Day one of our christmas countdown!!!

Hello everyone & welcome to day 1 of mine and Emilys countdown to Christmas! I would love you to join in or even leave us some commentary love and be in with the chance of winning some goodies along the way of our countdown (Just make sure you are a follower too).....

Here is my first card-
The papers are all prima North Country and the sentiment was from a free set in Novembers creativity magazine stamped with red memento ink!

Thanks for visiting,
Aideen xx

Friday, November 25, 2011

Guess what......

I am joining forces with the lovely Emily for the countdown to christmas, check it out:
Here is the announcement from Emilys blog:

"We are going to be kicking off our countdown December 1st at 12:01 AM ET. Every day until Christmas we will both be posting a new Holiday Card to our blogs to get help everyone excited and inspired for the Holidays!

We hope that you will join us, by stopping by each of our blogs daily and leaving a comment every now and then! We have some great giveaways in the works for those of you who become or already are followers that leave us a some comment love!!! We will share more info on giveaways once the Countdown gets underway!

So, grab a badge , spread the word, and... get ready to get counting down to Christmas! "

I was so happy when Emily invited me to join in on her countdown :) and I hope a few more of our crafty buddies will join in....

Looking forward to December 1st-see you then,
Aideen xxxx

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Some cards....

Here are a few cards I made for a few occassions recently....

I made this birthday card for my dads birthday-he recently bought some sheep! Ger from Little snippets made me these FAB sheep as a special request, Thank you so much again Ger X
 Close up of a Ewe :) Dad loved his card.....
 This card I made for my brother who graduated from GMIT and was awarded student of the year!! I used the houndstooth paper I got from Emily (Thanks Emily!) and the smaller pieces are graphic 45 and Basic Grey. The adorable stamps I used are by Jenny Suchin and I was lucky enough to win this "Owl be seeing you in class" set!
 My boss recently had a baby boy so I made this card using the baby onesie set from TGF.....
And this card I made for Wendy for her birthday-using some of the new urban stamps from papermania!

Thanks for looking,
Aideen x

Happy Thanksgiving with Create With Kate!

First of all-to all my friends and family in USA Happy Thanksgiving!!

The amazing website Create With Kate now has a challenge going on! This time it is red and white, clean and simple projects!

I made a Thank you card in honor of thanksgiving.....

It is definitely clean and simple :) I just used red and white cardstick-weaved and popped up on foam tape. The sentiment is from Hero Arts.....

So pop over and join the fun HERE and there is a goody bag to be won....

Aideen xx

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Pay it forward 2011 for Judy!

Here is my pay it forward gift I made for Judy-I made her an altered canvas using lots of little snippet butterflies, flowers and leaves! AVAILABLE here to buy :)

 I got the J in an siopa bui.....and the papers are basic grey......
 Close up of the AMAZING snippets!!!
These little flowers with Swarovski centres are from some trim I had in my stash!

Thanks for looking,
Aideen x

BTCG Christmas Girls card :)

This month the challenge over on the by the cute and girly is christmas girls CHECK IT OUT HERE! So here is my card:
 The papers are Bo Bunny, the gal is from TGF and the stamp is from a set I bought for half price-this one says "All I want for christmas is you" also a bit of ribbon from my stash!

I added liquid applique to the gals white fluffy winter clothes!
Thanks for looking,
Aideen xx

My TGF recipe box (Little Snippet DT)

Here is a cute recipe box I made for TGFs december GDT competition, I did not get further in the competition to win the place :( but I had so much fun making this:

The papers I used are Bo Bunny sweeth tooth-The cupcakes are the FABULOUS little snippets AVAILABLE HERE and all the girl images are TGF

The box was a little wooden box I bought in an siopa bui and I made little dividers with chipboard. I also used stickers from the Bo Bunny sweet tooth sticker sheet.

Thanks for looking,
Aideen :) xx

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Monday Funday with no DP over on TGF

This week monday funday challenge can be found HERE the challenge is to use no design paper. Here is my entry:
I embossed some Tim Holtz core'dinations added some cotton string, my TGF guy and the stars are from the TGF onsie boy set by TGF and the party like a rockstar stamp I got from my buddy Emily :) xx

Thanks for looking,
Aideen x

Friday, November 4, 2011

Crafting Ireland, Create with Kate & my blogaversary winner!

So,,,,guess what???? I was published in crafting Ireland-AGAIN :) I love this mag-you can check it out HERE and while you are there-why not subscribe.....

Here is my card that was published using the theme-night before Christmas:

And I also won a scraplift challenge in the mag-theres always great challenges and prizes so check it out! Heres my winning card:

Also in Issue 5 you will see all about and their cropathon in Athlone on the 4th December-I am DEFINITELY going with my sister Aghna! Come too for lots of crafty fun!!! check out for more info....

I also just want to announce the winner of my blogaversary giveaway & its EMMA!!!! Thanks Emma I will email you for your addy....
Prize is: Bo Bunny Et Cetera papers in the 6x6 size, coin envelopes (if you want to make a mini), organza bags, pockets with tags, seam binding, lace, raffia, maya rd stick pins, button brads, ribbon roses, prima paper flowers and Tim Holtz adage tickets.....

Aideen xx