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Saturday 31 October 2009


Happy Halloween and many thanks for all the wonderful Halloween ATC's that have been arriving from around the world.. wait 'til you see them.
This cool picture of the pumpkins is from Mieke's blog over HERE

Welcome to Jayne our new follower hope that you are feeling well enough to join Novembers KEYS swap.

So here we are again with more of our fab BAD HAIR DAY swaps this time from Vonny her first time swap with us, big welcome Vonny

Sorry Vonny the scan on your beaded one below doesn't do this gorgeous ATC justice, unsure as to who was lucky enough to receive it but feel that they will agree with me.

Vonny if you have a blog addy could you email me it as I can't find one for you. Thanks for joining in the swap. x

Another first time swapper with us is Carol, huge welcome.

Fantastic colours and brilliant stamps

Thanx for joining us and big thanx for your Halloween ATC swaps too.
You Can Visit Carol over HERE ... See her creative blog header. x
Still a few more BHD swaps to come.
We must Say Many thanks to Martina for being our guest ATC designer for October...THANK YOU, you did a great job showcasing for us.
Tomorrow welcomes our guest designer for November please pop along and meet her.
Thanx to Paula and friend in Brunei I see you paid us a visit through the night.
love Chriss x

Monday 26 October 2009


We have a W I N N E R!!!!!
We had 17 correct answers for this fab blog candy give away, kindly sponsored by Tanda Stamps.... thank you Andrew.
We put numbers 1 to 17 into the Random Org generator, number 1 being the name directly under my comment wishing you all Good Luck.
True Random Number Generator
Min: 1 Max: 17
Result: 2
Powered by RANDOM.ORG
So without further ado the winner is......
D A W N E.......
Congratulations Dawne x .....check out her blog over HERE
Thank you to everyone who entered....better luck next time.
See the latest BHD ATC's below.
Chriss x

Sunday 25 October 2009

Blog Candy AND Bad Hair Day 3

It's Sunday and we have some more BHD ATC's to show you....
But First a huge warm welcome to our new followers.

These gorgeous grungy ones below are from Sharon, you can find her link on the right under blogs.

Once again on your School break so heres hoping you get time to create some more ATC's.
Thank You Sharon. x

Jan's Forever Blowing Bubble's background have a lovely edge of gold embossing powder.

Thanks Jan and even though the postal strike is on your fab Halloween ATC's got through. Find Jan's link on the right. x

Cheryl just loves mixed media and uses it well on her ATC's

Those fibres work great with the images.

loving the Crafty Individual pieces on this one.
Thanks Cheryl...find Cheryl's blog link on the right. x

If you fancy some fab, free, vintage ATC backgrounds to print off then just pop over
DONT FORGET last call for the fab blog candy... see posts below.... free set of KEY rubber stamps from Tanda Stamps.
Still time to get your October ATC's in....must say we have some real spooktacular ones arrived already.
Thanks for joining us.x
Chriss x
P.S. I am loving this new look blog... see top left for a link to other free backgrounds.

Wednesday 21 October 2009

Bad Hair Day 2 and BLOG CANDY.

Thursday has come around very quickly, it will soon be the weekend where does the time go?
Some more BHD ATC's for you to look at.
This one is from the black heat embossing Sheila it reminds me of the Zodiac sign of the goat. thanks x

The next 2 you have seen before as I used them as the examples for this challenge.

As I still cannot find all my crafting stuff I had to do a bit of recycling on the next 3..A bit of fun...not Quite sure they have the X Factor

What do you think to Simon's Scowl? lol

I think I have found a real bad hair day with this Character but once again I have forgotten where I found him.. sorry to the owner.

Still some other BHD ATC's to follow...keep checking.
Don't forget the free blog candy rubber stamps on the post have to be in it to win it.
Have a great day.
Chriss x

Monday 19 October 2009


Happy Monday and a big welcome to our new followers.

Do you see this little baby below....well let me tell you it's a clue to Novembers Challenge... the theme being KEYS.
Our guest ATC designer for November is a lovely lady from Australia I will introduce you to her on the 1st November.

Now then if you would like to be in with a chance of owning this set of rubber stamps absolutely free just pop over to Tanda Stamps HERE.
ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS.... find the price of this set and email me the answer AND then leave a comment on this post so that I can do a random draw. Closing date is 26th Oct Midnight. (uk time) .... the winner will be announced on the 27th October.
Up date... the draw will close one day earlier than announced due to me having a senior moment and getting my days/dates wrong. It closed on the 25th Oct Midnight (UK).
Sorry x Don't all lynch me. lol

See below these ATC clear storage holders each sheet fits in an A4 folder and holds 9/18 ATC's depending if you put them back to back.. I use them all the time for my collection and believe Tanda stamps are the cheapest you can get plus the quality is good.

Along with their 100 ATC sleeves for sending your atc's out or just keeping them clean and once again they are very good quality... I have purchased others but they tear easily...these are a good price good quality.

And as Octobers challenge is HALLOWEEN I was thrilled to be able to find this single spider's web stamp over at Tanda too.... cheap as chips lol, JUST £2-85p....can you believe it...I just bought one.

Why not pop over, you may well find just what you have been looking for... a small family firm here in the UK good prices and FAST delivery...providing the mail isn't on strike!

Ask for Andrew he is a great help and if he hasn't got it he can make it using your own artwork and once again affordable to the pocket.

Don't forget the BHD showcase started below this post with more to come soon.
Chriss x

Thursday 15 October 2009


Here we go with Septembers Challenge ATC's... 'Bad Hair Day'... and from all the feed back you all enjoyed it...from the ATC's I can see that you did too.
Before I start the showcase take a look at these finger nails ...a few bad hair days here from the characters of Sesame Street.

I am sorry I cannot remember where I found them but if anyone should come across the blog please let me know and I can give credit to that blog.

To begin our BHD swaps we have Karen from Scrapz
Sadly Karen's dad passed away a little while ago and she has found it difficult to get back into her crafting, many of us understand how she is feeling and so I want to say a HUGE thank you to Karen for taking on the challenge with us this month and hope that she will be back with us blogging as soon as she is able as we do miss her and her fantastic creative blog.

Hi Jenny,
You know when I opened the envelope containing your BHD ATC's
I laffffed so much at that little bird and the words and love how you captured the look by recycling a magazine you all know how I love to recycle in art and crafting.

Thanks Jenny....Jenny doesn't have a blog so you cannot go visit her. x

Hi Jeanie,
Thanks once again for joining in with our swaps it is always lovely to receive ATC's from creative bloggers from around the world, I am sure I can speak for all of us who receive ATC's that have come from afar to add to their collection.

More Bad Hair Day ATC's to follow soon.
Today I am blogging a Picture of DGS 4 we share the same birthday Nathan is 6 today and I am, well, lets just say I will get my bus pass in 2 however I dont feel ready for it!

A huge Happy Birthday you x
Still time to Join in our October HALLOWEEN Challenge see Oct 3rd post for info and remember I have changed my address for the postal for those that have not taken part for the last 2 me if you need my new one.
Please see the post below for the remainder of the Postage stamp swaps.
Have a great weekend, I am off in a moment to visit my mum she's not very well.
But I hope to get my Halloween ATC's finished this weekend and if I am on a roll start Novembers Challenge of Keys....we have our 2nd ATC design guest for you in November look out for her to be in with a chance of getting a swap from Australia.
Take care, love Chriss x

Wednesday 14 October 2009

More used postage stamp ATC's

Sheila, I am sorry only showing 3 of your ATC's I do have another one in my pics somewhere however I have searched and better searched my computer and cannot find it.
Thank you for taking part.

Thanx Sharon for the above we all see the theme differently. x

My last one on Stamps which I forgot to post on the earlier stamp does that make
If I remember rightly did you get this one sharon?...I loved her.
A very warm welcome to Jeanie Callaghan her 1st swap with us.
Jeannie lives in Kennesaw, America.

You can find Jeanie over HERE. You will see more of her ATC's when we show the Bad Hair Day swaps.
Welcome to our New Followers I will try to get to you asap.
Thank you to all who took part in this swap.
Have a great weekend and please check out our October challenge below.
We have already had some gorgeous Halloween ATC's in, Thank you.
Have a great weekend.
love Chriss x