Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Flourish with a Bling has free shipping worldwide this month plus sponsoring these challenges...

Hi Crafty friends,


I thought you might like to know where you can hopefully win a $15 gift voucher to my online store, Flourish with a BlingThis month we are sponsoring the following challenge blogs:

Date            Challenge blog  (click on the below names to be taken to the blog)                             

1/4               A&T Emerald Faeries

7/4               Craft your Passion

8/4               Party Time Tuesday 

12/4             Di's Digis

18/4             Off the Rails

27/4             Glitter n Sparkle

28/4             Love to Create        


Best of luck!! Hope you get to win one of these:

$15 Gift Voucher
AUD$15 to be used in our online store at www.flourishwithabling.com.au


AlsoFlourish with a Bling has free shipping for all orders over $20AUD. This includes international shipping! I hope you'll check out our website as we have our own unique products that you can't find elsewhere. So feel free to have a shopping spree that won't cost a thing to post from Australia!!

XOX Lucy

Saturday, 19 April 2014

Pastel and Wood Easter card (Di's Digis image)

Happy Easter Saturday everyone!

I hope you're enjoying the lovely break and the weather's nice. It's a lovely day here in Australia (so far anyway hehe, it's only 10am and Melbourne is renowned for having 4 seasons in one day).

I'm so excited to see I have some new followers, I'm so happy to know you all like seeing my creations.

This gorgeous little bunny comes from Di's Digis, and I have used a beautiful pink flower from my company Flourish with a Bling, who are giving free shipping worldwide this month, see below for more details.


Flourish with a Bling have free shipping on all orders over $20AUD for the month of April! This includes Australia and worldwide! No matter how large the order, there's no postage cost. I hope you'll check out our website as we have our own unique products that we've designed ourselves. Click HERE to be taken to our easy-to-use website.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Clear it out - Easter with stash: pastel brads
Craft Hoarders Anonymous - Pick a stamp, any stamp
Craftin' Desert Divas - Photo inspiration colour challenge - Pink and blue
Crafting by Designs (monthly challenge) - Anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything goes with patterned paper
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes with ribbon
Die Cuttin' Divas - Tic Tac Toe - Bunny, pastels, ribbon
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - Use pastels
Hanna & Friends - Easter
Just B Creative Crazy - Just because
Just Inspirational - Wood, fabric
Just Keep on Creating - Anything goes
Let's Craft & Create - Punches and dies
Loves Rubberstamps - Easter or Spring theme 
My Craft Creations - Anything goes
One Sweet Challenge - Ringing in Spring 
Paper Makeup Stamps - Easter treats
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges - Use ice cream colours - Spearmint and strawberry
(Pin)spirational Challenges - Photo inspiration - inspired by the bunny
The Rubber Buggy - Softer pastels of Easter
Simon Says Stamp (Wed) - Animal antics 
Sister Act - Anything goes

Happy Easter to you all,

XOX Lucy

Friday, 18 April 2014

Easter bunnies shaped card (Di's Digis image)

Happy Good Friday (again if you've come from my last post),

I love this sweet image from Di's Digis so much, aren't they the cutest bunnies? 

I have used red pearls and toadstools from my company, Flourish with a Bling, who have free shipping worldwide this month, see below for more details.


Flourish with a Bling have free shipping on all orders over $20AUD for the month of April! This includes Australia and worldwide! No matter how large the order, there's no postage cost. I hope you'll check out our website as we have our own unique products that we've designed ourselves. Click HERE to be taken to our easy-to-use website.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Art by Miran - Anything goes
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards - Spring
Craft Hoarders Anonymous - Pick a stamp, any stamp
Craft your Passion - Bunnies, chicks or eggs
Craftin' Desert Divas - Photo inspiration colour challenge - green
Crafting by Designs (monthly challenge) - Anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - Creating with colour (include your fave: red) (I have 2 faves - red & teal)
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything goes with patterned paper
Cupcake Inspirations - Colour challenge - Red, white and green
Cuttin & Stampin - Easter
Die Cuttin' Divas - Tic Tac Toe - Bunnies, glitter, shaped
Hanna & Friends - Easter
Hobbybook Designer - Easter 
Just B Creative Crazy - Just because
Just Keep on Creating - Anything goes
Let's Craft & Create - Punches and dies
Loves Rubberstamps - Easter or Spring theme 
My Craft Creations - Anything goes 
My Craft Spot - Tags and banners
Oddball Stamps - Easter
Oldie but a Goodie - Easter plus 6mo stash: ladybird and papers
One Sweet Challenge -  Ringing in Spring
Paper Makeup Stamps - Easter treats
Party Time Tuesday - Die cuts 
(Pin)spirational Challenges - Photo inspiration - inspired by the bunny
Simon Says Stamp (Wed) - Animal antics
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - Anything goes 

Wishing you a very happy Easter break,

XOX Lucy

Purple & Red Birthday card (Art by Miran image)

Happy Good Friday everyone!

This darling image comes from Art by Miran, the little girl reminds me so much of my little niece, Imogen.

I decided to use some crazy colours together for a change as we don't see red and purple together very often.



Flourish with a Bling have free shipping on all orders over $20AUD for the month of April! This includes Australia and worldwide! No matter how large the order, there's no postage cost. I hope you'll check out our website as we have our own unique products that we've designed ourselves. Click HERE to be taken to our easy-to-use website.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Art by Miran - Anything goes
Craft Hoarders Anonymous - Pick a stamp, any stamp
Craftin' Desert Divas - Color inspiration - Purple, green
Crafting by Designs (monthly challenge) - Anything goes 
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper -  Anything goes with patterned paper
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes with ribbon
Just Keep on Creating - Anything goes   
Let's Craft & Create - Punches and dies
Loves Rubberstamps - Easter or Spring theme
My Craft Creations - Anything goes
Off the Rails - Use purple and ribbon
One Sweet Challenge - Ringing in Spring
(Pin)spirational Challenges - Photo inspiration - inspired by the little girl
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - Anything goes 
Through the Craftroom Door -  Anything goes

Thank you so much for dropping by, I hope you have a wonderful Easter break.

XOX Lucy

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Easter Fairy and Butterflies card (A Day for Daisies image)

Hi everyone,

I have to be super quick because we're about to go out for dinner and I wanted to enter this into the A Day For Daisies challenge before it ends, arghhhh. You can find this beautiful image here at A Day for Daisies.


Flourish with a Bling have free shipping on all orders over $20AUD for the month of April! This includes Australia and worldwide! No matter how large the order, there's no postage cost. I hope you'll check out our website as we have our own unique products that we've designed ourselves. Click HERE to be taken to our easy-to-use website.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

A Day for Daisies - All about Easter
Artistic Inspirations - Monochromatic or  Anything goes
Clear it out - Easter plus stash: Pastel brads
Copic Marker Norge -  Anything goes
The Corrosive Challenge -  Pretty pastels
Craft Hoarders Anonymous - Pick a stamp, any stamp
Craft your Passion - Bunnies, chicks or eggs (egg)
Craftin' Desert Divas - Photo inspiration - pink 
Crafting by Designs (monthly challenge) - Anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - Creating with colour (fave: teal)
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything goes with patterned paper 
Cuttin & Stampin - Easter
Delightful Challenges - Bloom
Die Cuttin' Divas - Tic Tac Toe - Embossing, pastels, 3 patterned papers
Fab N Funky - Flower power
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - Use pastels
Hanna & Friends - Easter
Hobbybook Designer - Easter
Just B Creative Crazy - Just because
Just Inspirational - Wood, fabric (lots of lace)
Just Keep on Creating -  Anything goes 
Lacy Sunshine - Make it feminine
Let's Craft & Create - Punches and dies
Loves Rubberstamps - Easter or Spring theme
Melonheadz - Easter
Oddball Stamps - Easter
Oldie but a Goodie - Easter plus stash: main pink flower and lace
One Sweet Challenge - Ringing in Spring
Paper Makeup Stamps - Easter treats
The Paper Shelter - Spring is here
Party Time Tuesday - Die cuts
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges - Use icecream colours - Spearmint and strawberry
(Pin)spirational Challenges - Photo inspiration - inspired by girl and animals
The Rubber Buggy - Softer pastels of Easter
Simon Says Stamp (Mon) - Winged things 
Simon Says Stamp (Wed) - Animal antics including insects etc 
The Stamping Chef -   Anything goes
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - Anything goes
Sweet Stamps - Embossing
Tuesday Throwdown - Vintage or shabby chic with ribbon or fiber

Thank you so much for dropping by and extra special thanks to my lovely followers and visitors that leave some beautiful comments for me, they warm my heart.

XOX Lucy

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Happy Easter Chicks in a basket (Di's Digi image)

Hi everyone,

Isn't this such a gorgeous image? I am so lucky to be on Di's Digis team and get to play with images like these whenever I like. Click HERE to go to the Easter images, they are all so unbelievably cute!

I used my Fiskars stitches border punch then threaded an orange chiffon ribbon through, it was a bit fiddly but I think it turned out well.

Thanks so much for dropping by, I hope the Easter bunny comes to you (he better come to me or else!! Hehe)


Flourish with a Bling have free shipping on all orders over $20AUD for the month of April! This includes Australia and worldwide! No matter how large the order, there's no postage cost. I hope you'll check out our website as we have our own unique products that we've designed ourselves. Click HERE to be taken to our easy-to-use website.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create - Anything goes with optional re-use/recycle (old button)
Artistic Inspirations - Monochromatic or anything goes
As you like it - Fave stitching & why - I love using my "stitching" punch and then threading ribbon through it as I've done here, it's so pretty and even.
Catch the Bug - Spring time
Copic Marker Norge - Anything goes
Craft Hoarders Anonymous - Pick a stamp, any stamp
Craft your Passion - Bunnies, chicks or eggs
Craftin' Desert Divas - Color inspiration - orange, teal, yellow, green
Crafting by Designs (monthly challenge) - Anything goes 
Crafts Galore Encore - Creating with colour (favourite: teal) 
Crafty Catz - Animals
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything goes with patterned paper
Cuttin & Stampin - Easter
Graph 'It Markers - Shadow effect (basket high & lowlights)
Hanna & Friends - Easter
Just B Creative Crazy - Just because
Just Inspirational - Wood or fabric (fabric - orange chiffon ribbon)
Just Keep on Creating - Anything goes   
Loves Rubberstamps - Easter or Spring theme 
Melonheadz - Easter
Oddball Stamps - Easter
Oldie but a Goodie - Easter, Stash: glitter flowers
One Sweet Challenge - Ringing in Spring
Paper Makeup Stamps - Easter treats
(Pin)spirational Challenges - Photo inspiration - inspired by the colours
Sassy Studio Designs - Make it creative (stitching with ribbon)
Simon Says Stamp (Wed) - Happy Easter or sweet treats
Simon Says Stamp (Mon) - Winged things 
Stamp & Create - Spring flowers
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - Anything goes 
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything goes
Treasured Times - Mix it up (stitching with ribbon)

XOX Lucy

Happy Mother's Day sheep card (Bugaboo image)

Hi everyone,

I've made another Mother's Day card, this time using two cute little sheep from Bugaboo. As you can see, I went a little crazy with the doodling on this card hehe.

I'll keep this short and sweet as I have another card to post tonight too, so thanks so much for dropping in here.


Flourish with a Bling have free shipping on all orders over $20AUD for the month of April! This includes Australia and worldwide! No matter how large the order, there's no postage cost. I hope you'll check out our website as we have our own unique products that we've designed ourselves. Click HERE to be taken to our easy-to-use website.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Artistic Inspirations - Monochromatic or anything goes
Catch the Bug - Stella Says Sketch (using a Bugaboo image)
Catch the Bug - Springtime (using a Bugaboo image)
Crafty Catz - Animals
Little Miss Muffet - Distressed (using a Bugaboo image)
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Monochromatic plus ribbon
Send a smile 4 kids - Mother's Day for kids
Southern Girls - Earn your stripes - AUS

XOX Lucy