Thursday, February 17, 2011


My daughter and I started our new business
A Bit of Country
selling unique handmade crafts
We sell cards, tumbled tile coasters,GRUNGY
Candles, decorated pots , coutry stars etc.
Check out our blog and click like
Leave us a comment we would love to have you visit.

Here's a couple of samples of what we sell.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

THINKING OF YOU-Crafty Creations Challenge#105(Three Little Words)

A card I made for my Dad-just to let him know
he is Loved.
This is going in the challenge at
Three Little Words.
Hope you like it.

FOR BABY-Lollipop Crafts Challenge#25(Anything but a Card)-Craft Your passion#44(Anything Goes)

It has been ages since I have done a challenge  almost forgot
how to blog.
This is going into the following challenges at
Anything but a card.
Anything Goes
 I just thought this would be perfect
It was my first  like this and I think it turned out pretty good.
Thanks for the fun challenges.

Friday, January 14, 2011

A LITTLE THANK YOU-Cute Card Thursday#147(Monochrome)-Crafty catz#65(thank You)-Stamp Something(Anything Goes)-Aud Sentiments#18(Only 2 Words)

This card is going in 4 challenges this week-I like how it turned out-
I have had the paper for a while and could not hink of what to do with
it(just not my usaual colour.But I think it turned out OKAY!
I added Diamond glaze to the flowers to make them shine.
Challenges are: You Card Goes
and 2 Words
Hope everyone has a GREAT weekend.

Monday, January 10, 2011

A LITTLE LOVE-Delightful Inspiration (january challenge)-If the Shoe Fits-Scrap it-#61(Ribbons and Bows)-Crafty Ho's Challenge (1/9/11)Monochromatic Theme-Pollycraft Monday-#75(New Things)-Craft Your Passion Challenge#40(Tie One On)

I am using this months Freebie from little lamb is so cute!
and as I have a few Valentine's cards to do I thought I would get started.
I added Stickles Star dust to the Heart and Liquid Pearl(White Opal) to make
the Lamb stand out-and of course some jems for Bling.
I am putting this card in the following challenges- and Bows Theme(Pink and White) Things(The digi stamp's new and so
is the Ribbon)
and the last challenge is One On
(I tied the bow on)
Hope you all have a good week Thanks for looking.

Friday, December 17, 2010

WRAP IT UP! Winter Wonderland-Wrap it up!-Crafty Catz Challenge #63 your choice-Fun at Fairy Knoll-Christmas/Winter-Stamp SomethingChallenge Blog-Tag or Pocket

Well I finally have some time to post a challenge  Lots of snow days/kids
and getting ready for Christmas   really slow  my card making down.
Made this gift card holder and thought I would put it in the following challenges.
I love the paper. Hope you like it. Have a good weekend! it Up! Choice
and or Pocket

Monday, November 29, 2010

A GIFT FOR YOU-Crafty Ho's Challenge Blog-Snowman Photo)-If the Shoe Fits#56(White with a Splash)

This little card is going in 2 challenges this week.
I thought the embossed paper looked cool and crisp with
the blue.
Have a Great week!

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

SENDING HAPPY THOUGHTS-Pollycraft Monday #71 "Blue"-Crafty Catz Weekly #59(Get Well Soon)

I made this card to Cheer someone up
The digi is Bugaboo and I loved how the colours
worked with the stamped sentiment.
Hopefully it brought a smile to her face.
I am putting this card in the following challenges-
Hope you smile too.

Monday, November 22, 2010

DO YOU STACK UP? New Challenge Blog (January 2)

There is a new challenge blog staring up in January
DO You Stack UP?  With sponsors and fun challenges
Started up by Alison  from Free digi stamps blog
Become a follower and be ready to play along.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

A Little Man-Paper Sundaes Challenge #45(Sketch)

This is a card I made for  a little guys birthday
(next month)  using my new digi stamp from
Bugaboo Stamps.
I am entering this card in the challenge at-
Hope you like it and have a good week.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

WEDDING CUPCAKE-Digital Tuesday#85(Anything with Wings)-Tuesday Morning Sketches#68(Cupcakes Cupcakes)-Flutterby Wednesday#131(Open Theme with Flowers)

This is a card I made for one of my daughter's friends on her
wedding day.
I designed the card myself and I think it turned out GREAT.
I am putting this card in 3 challenges this week  They are The butterfly has wings
(which I made myself) and the digi sentiment is from Raindrop Echo. is the theme
and theme  must have something
with wings (my butterfly).
Well that is it  Have a good week everyone!

Thursday, November 11, 2010

KISSES-Other Lovelies Thoughtful Thursday#34 (K)-Aud Sentiments#15(Something I am Thankful for)

I made this card for a couple newly married.I love the digi
It's from Bugaboo and This reminds me of Love and Kissing.
I am putting this card in 2 challenges this week They are- K  (Kiss)
and I am
Thankful for LOVE
Hope you like it and have a GREAT Friday!

BIRTHDAY CUPCAKES IN PURPLE-Meljen's Designs (Food)-Paperplay Challenges#45(Ribbon/Lace and Flower)-C.R.A.F.T. Challenges (Colour Purple)

This card is for a  girl who is turning 10(Wow)
how times flies.
I am putting this card in 3 challenges this week. They are- are
definately in my food group. ribbon/lace and
and challenge
Hope everyone has a good week.

GOOD LUCK PLANE-Crafty Ho's Challenges(Celebrating Aviation)

Well as you can tell this card is for a boy I know and he
is starting something new-so this card is for him.
The papers and the stamp are perfect for the challenge at they are
celebrating  AVIATION.
Have a Great sunny Thursday!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

TINKERBELL-Fab'n'Funky#47(craft/lime and pink-Crafty Creations#92(Fables and Fairies)-Fun at Fairy Knoll#22(Friday Fun-Anything Goes)-Alphabet Challenge(A for angels and fairies)

I loved making this card the digi fairy is so cute and I like working with kraft.
I am putting this card in 4 challenges this week-They are- fairy tales(Tinkerbell) A(for Angel)or (Fairy)
Hope you like it.

TIME TO PARTY-Sentimental Sundays#27(Brthday)-Party Time Tuesdays#19(Birthday)-Craft Your Passion Challenge Blog#30(Anything Goes)

I made this card for a girl friends birthday. The digi is
from Bug a boo Stamps and I love all her digis.
I also really like the colours they just seemed to work
perfectly together.
I am putting this card in 3 challenges this week-they are-
Hope  you like it.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

A LITTLE THANK YOU-Aud Sentiments Challenge #14 (Thanks)

Here is a card I made using my new stamp from Eat Cake Graphics
I am entering this card in 1 challenge
The challenge is to make a card with the word Thank you or Thanks
Hope you like it.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

BLACK and WHITE-Fab'n'Funky Challenges #46(Clean and Simple)

I love black and white cards and I love this stamp it always
makes beautiful cards.
This is made for the challenge at and Simple
You would think it is easier to make a clean and simple card-
but I think it takes me longer.
I added some Star Dust Stickles to make it shine.
Enjoy the day!