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Tuesday, 31 May 2011


I have set this to,a scheduled post as I am at the hospital all day today getting my results so hope this works okay. 
Welcome to the

 Hello and welcome to our Blog Hop on Anything goes challenge blog, its our birthdaY we have been up and running for one whole year. To join in our little hop you will have to visit each of the design teams blogs, leave a comment, collect the letters and unscramble them to revel a two worded phrase.  Once you  have visited all the teams blogs your last stop is back to the A nYthing goes to leave your comment with Your answer.  I have hidden 2 letter's for you somewhere in this post
Right you should have come from,Annies blog so:
Once you have left a comment on my blog your next stop is,Debs if you get lost on the way,you can,see the order of the blog over at anything goes,main blog the link is HERE. I have also put the list below too.
I am also offering a prize on my blog too,so all you have to do is find the 2 letters,from my blog,then when you have collected all the letters pop over to the main blog,to leave your comment.
The Craft Den are starting a Sale on many products including all 12x12 papers from 99p to 79p.  Also postage has been reduced to orders over £10 postage is free!

So to refresh visit each of the DT blogs,leave a comment on each blog,collect all the letters some of us have 2 the others,have 1.

 Then pop over back to Anything goes blog to leave your answer,and all the correct answers will be put into a draw to win lots of crafting goodies,sponsered by the craft den.

The theme we have this week is Masking,so feel free to enter into our challenge and comment if you are entering into the hop. On this occasion only one entry per person,you must enter the blog hop to be in with a chance to win the prize. But if you enter the blog hop and the challenge you will be entered twice.
List of DT blogs in order of hop.

This is my candy and my card I am offering,some of my 6 by 6 papers including papermainia paper pad summer bloom.
this is my card i have masked SK image,with a background stamp I have had for ages,

This is another card on a card as the SK opens to reveal the message and I have,added all those papers at the bottom by just cutting strips of card,then folding them to make circles, then add one of top of the other. Then secured with a brad and attached some ribbon.
I have also made this card for the clean,and simple challenge,with the girls this week it was pick a square I choose the middle square,these girls are so talented and wanted to get mine in again this week encase  its a while when I post again so here it is I have used one of my old Anna griffin stamps and lightly embossed the edges,

simplylessismore pick a square
tuesdaythrowdown,make your own embellishment my,creation to open my card which I made with strips of card.
spoonfulofsugar flower power
toptiptuesday ribbon,also tip about my card I made to use,to open the card with
oldiebutagoodie lots of layers
dream valley stamp something
craftroomchallenge new challenge blog anything goes


pinky said...

Absolutely gorgeous creations Cheryl, really love the first cards with that opening. Hope all goes well for you at the hospital, will be thinking about you today.

Lisa Jane said...

Two fab cards .. i love that scene you created .
Hope all goes well today,fingers crossed
Lisa x

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Hi Cheryl, I'm with Lisa and Pinky, hope all goes well today at hospital. Great job on the blog hop post beautiful cards

Happy Days said...

Stunning cards! Such beautiful colouring on the first one. Good luck at the hospital, fingers crossed that it all goes well for you. x

Danie May said...

Both cards are just gorgeous. I am envious of your beautiful coloring in and just love the way you have used the strips of paper on your Anything Goes Challenge Card.

Dawn said...

Cheryl, both cards are lovely but the SK is brilliant. I love it, beautifully coloured too. I hope your results go ok today xx

Mandy said...

I hope you are feeling better today hun :)
Both your cards are beautiful Cheryl, so different but equally as lovely
hugs Mandy xx

Babette said...

Love your cards, especially the first one. Great image and lovely flowers.
I'm crossing my fingers for you today.

Juls said...

fabulous creations, love all the images you have put together on your SK card! HUgs Juls

Neha Jain said...

lovely cards....

i am in for blog hop n your candy :)

Sylvia x said...

hi hun

Hope everything went well for you this morning at the hospital...this is one heck of a card...i love it..perfect..

Sylvia x

Pauline said...

Beautiful cards, love your LIM card, the embossing is lovely, and the image is wonderful.

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous cards Cheryl :-) the background on the first one is fab and all the colours, embellies and details are lo ,,, thevely :-)
LIM card is fabulous too ,, it is nice to see 2 just so opposite cards on the same post :-)

Hope all goes well today, I don't know what tests you had but whatever they were I hope the results are good news :-) xx

Lols x x x

Jackie said...

Two lovely cards, Cheryl. I must dig out my Anna Griffin stamps!
Hope your hospital appt was OK.

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful card, I will keep you in my prayers today.

Francesca said...

Brilliant card I love the colours and images
thanks for joining us at OLDIE BUT A GOODIE Challenge this fortnight


Julie said...

Gorgeous cards, I love the masking on the Sarah Kay one.
Good luck with your results, hope they're ok.
Julie x

Sheena said...

Gorgeous cards! I love how the Sarah Kaye image goes so well with that background stamp.
I hope everything goes well.


Brenda Brown said...

Fabulous cards Cheryl, love them both.
Hope your day has been ok at the hospital.
luv and hugs {brenda] xoxox

Netty said...

Hope everything is OK at the hospital and you get some good news Cheryl. Great cards as always. Annette x

Kim B said...

I hope that all turns out well with you. I love that first card, just colors and all...Lovely. Hugs, Kim

CraftinGranny said...

Awesome creations Cheryl! I love the colors of card 1, the doily, background image, and those lush flowers. Beautiful coloring on both cards! "Hugs" Carol

Aartje said...

What a beautyfull masking card did you make. I love the collours.

Sue said...

Hi hun
two fabulous cards, i luv the scene you have created its gorgeous, awesome colouring, sue,x

Dora said...

O wow Cheryl, I love these, beautiful colours on your first scene card and then the second one is so elegant, love it. ... Hope I can come back to do the hopping :) Hugs xxx

sue said...

love the masking its fabulous beautiful card x sue x

Cindy Haffner said...

Just GORGEOUS my friend!!~

Lillian Child said...

Your cards are so lovely! HUGS!

Vicky said...

WOWWWWWWWWWW sweetie this is fantastic I love your CAS one I know how easy they may look but are really REALLY me anyway.
However the SK one is jaw dropping absolutely amazing I so love SK & looking at this makes me want to dig every single one of mine out hun. The background goes perfectly. Its a tripple wow card & I'm going back now for another look now....

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Ciara said...

Both very pretty cards Cheryl. I hope you had good news today xx

Rica said...

Hi Cheryl, two fabulous cards, gorgeous image on your LIM card. I love your Sarah Kay, the image and the scene could be made for each other, lovely colours and scrumptious details.
Heather xx

gina g said...

Gorgeous cards Cheryl I love the first one fab background too. I hope all went well for you. luv gina xx

Dolly Daydreams said...

Gorgeous image and beautifully coloured so so pretty.


Faye said...

Oh Cheryl, my goodness this is lovely. Your colouring is so good and I love the colours too. xxx

DesignerDiva said...

Absolutely beautiful Cheryl, love that you have layers in your scene as well - inspired!
Thanks for sharing it with us at Oldie But A Goodie and good luck with the challenge
Hugs Laurie x

Lorraine said...

Wow, more gorgeous creations, Cheryl! I love the scene you created on the first one, your card design and all of the different elements you used. Beautiful!

hazel said...

Two beautiful cards, I love the colours and images of the first one. I hope everything went well at the hospital.
Thank you for joining our first Craft Room Challenge.
xxx Hazel.

Chrissie said...

Hi Cheryl, your "Less is More" is simply super but sadly has been linked to too many challenges to qualify for any prizes on our challenge.
I'm sure that the LIMettes will love to see it however!
Thanks so much.
Lady LIM
Co-Creator "Less is More"

Kathyk said...

Two fabulous cards


Zoechaos said...

fab work as always Cheryl, your clean and simple card is beautiful. Thank you for joining in with us at Craft-Room Challenge on our first challenge we hope to see you often, Good Luck in the draw XOXO Zoe

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh i do hope you get fabulous results at the hospital. do keep me posted!

these are absolutely gorgeous. i love the colors on the 1st one and your coloring of the image is spectacular.

i love the simplicity of your 2d card. it's sooooooo elegant.

hugs :)

Dawn♥ said...

Absolutely breathtaking card. Love your detail work. Thanks for inspiration. Dawn♥

Dezinaworld said...

Ohhh your work is always so absolutely gorgeous Cheryl. Beautiful work as always my friend. Hope all is good with you too.
Fab pics Lovey, Your boys are soooo cute too. It sounds like a great day. I am just catching up with my blogging friends as its been a while. Hope all is good with you.

Also just wanted to mention i have another 24 hour freebie collage sheet on my Dezinaworld blog if you would like it. It will be gone tomorrow of course but its there for now if you want to grab it.
Hugs from June x

Katy said...

Love this Cheryl, adore this image (i'm going to get it inked up - you've inspired me lots hun!)


Susan said...

Beautiful LIM pretty!
My card is HERE

Janet said...

Fabulous cards,great image.
Janet x

Nikki Byrne said...

Beautiful. I love the colours. Thank you for joining our 1st challenge at Craft room challenge. Hope to se your talent again.
Nikki DT

Esther said...

Hi CEhryl - Hope the news was good...I love the scene card you've stamped and as always your colouring is just lovely! great LIM card too! Thanks for joining in our first CR Challenge...Esther xx

Debi said...

pretty card love all the layers. Thanks for joining us at CRC for our first challenge Debi x

Davi said...

Cheryl, Your card is stunning with all the different elements, colors and the lovely image!

Samantha said...

Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday this week, I love your card its so pretty love the red and blue together, hugs Samantha

Dawn said...

I am not hoppin Chez have too much to do today but I did want to say love that card the masking is ever so good and love all your colouring.

love dawn xx

Mervi said...

Wow, beautiful colouring, gorgeous card!
And beautiful paper choices and flowers.

Thanks for sharing this with us at Craft-Room Challenge, welcome again, hugs,-))m

Jack said...

What a fabulous card, love everything about it. Thanks for joining our challenge at Dream Valley. xx

Claire Phillips said...

What a wonderful card Cheryl - great job with the masking!Cheers Claire x

Tracy said...

Fab entry, thanks for joining Oldie But A Goodie challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Littlehamsterz said...

:) I love your card Cheryl!

Thanks for the chance to win such lovely candy ^_^ have a great day!

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Cheryl not on the blog hop at the moment just trying to catch up on commenting, I do hope all goes well at the hospital.
I am so loving this beautiful, beautiful card that background stamp is gorgeous so is the image I love, love this so much.
Lorraine x

Sharron aka Sharrahug said...

Your card is darling. You did a great job on your masking as well as your coloring.

Thanks for the opportunity to win some delish candy.

Huggies ~ Sharron♥

Tracey said...

I love your card! I'm taking part in the blog hop and loving it! Hope you get on well at the hospital. Tracey xx

Antoinette said...

Hiya hun, I hope you are ok and that everything went well at the hospital!! Sending you huge hugs!!

Your masking and colouring are impecable hun!! Hope you are enjoying the hop!!

Hugs Annie xXx

Irene said...

What a beautiful and sweet card with gorgeous colors! Thanks for the super candy, I am busy blog hopping!

Gr. Irene

Sheryl C. said...

Hi Cheryl, This is my second Blog Hop. I've really enjoyed seeing all of your beautiful work! Beautiful Masking card! Your coloring is lovely! I hope that all is well with you. I'm adding you to my prayers.
Take care,

Deb.x said...

Cheryl - this is just absolutely stunning hun - I LOVE it! great stop on the

Caroljenks said...

What a gorgeous card - the image is beautifully masked and your colouring is amazing!

Thanks for joining in with us over at Top Tip Tuesday this week for our 'Ribbon' Challenge :)

Good luck,
Carol x

natasha mellor said...

Really cute Card!

sallysbitz said...

Two lovely cards, the 1st one is just stunning x

Thanks for joining my blog candy & posting in your side bar. I shall be announcing the winners at some point this week, so keep checking & Good Luck x

hugs sally x

Heather B said...

Great card! I have to practice my masking so that I can make great cards like that with background stamps.

Anonymous said...

Hi Cheryl, stunning card with the masking! Lovely colours, happy 1st birthday to the team. Ruby x

Rachelxx said...

Love that Sarah Kay image :-)

Sarah said...

Hi chum love your card the colours are amazing beautiful detail also your CAS card too'' I'm trying to catch up now sorry I've not been over till know chum, will email later Lots Hugs
Sarah x

Bunny said...

Love the card...xx

Bunny x

Poppet said...

Gorgeous SK card Cheryl, this scene looks wonderful and the colours are perfect. Your CAS card is very elegant and I love the emobossing. :-) xx

Jessica said...

Stunning cards. I love your coloring skills....amazing! Happy to have hopped in and will gladly be a new follower!