Monday, 16 October 2017

shabby chic in a card !

Good morning friends, I'm back with a little creation showcasing the gorgeous grosgrain ribbon from CRAFTY RIBBONS, this ribbon is available in many wonderful pastel colours 
I just love this floral pattern paper which i bought from the works. the floral die is from spellbinder, and the lovely image is from one of the crafters companion little books.  
thanks for stopping by today.
Have a lovely Monday 
x Carol x 

Friday, 13 October 2017

DT card for Crafty Catz and gdt call

Morning friends.....well its Friday whoop whoop
two days off... i have been busy with paper masche this week never used it for years, used to love making piggy banks with it....i will keep you guessing to what i am making with it!! so watch this space.
Today i am sharing my creation which is showcasing these gorgeous ribbons from our sponsor

our theme this week at CRAFTY CATZ is Anything goes with optional use ribbon, who does not use ribbon!! lol
You can find the ribbon HERE for the wire edge ribbon  and HERE for the Bias Binding

This is a polka doodle image and do like this image a lot she is a cutie and added bonus an owl which i like also, 
The backing is embossed and added little gems on each cross over and a heart gem also on the ribbon.
We also have our monthly GDT call which will be for November ....why not have a month of design team play with us, we dont bite infact we share an image or two lol from  our sponsor.  
Thanks for stopping by today 
Have a lovely weekend
take care
adding my card too 
Craft rocket....Birthday or pretty  pink
Crafting with Attitude...anything goes
Creatie knockout...anything goes
In the pink....use ribbon
Seize the Birthday.....Birthday /anything goes
x Carol x

Friday, 6 October 2017


Good Evening friends in blog land, my post is late today....i will be getting my hand slapped and sent to sit on the naughty step.. lol... over at Crafty Catz,, its a bit chilly for that !!
So here is my DT card for our challenge over on CRAFTY CATZ our theme is Anything goes as usual with the optional theme of  clean and simple (CAS)
Sometimes we just need to do a simple CAS card to give us a challenge, don't you think?
This cute little lady image is from our wonderful sponsor  

Sasayaki Glitter

I have die cut the Happy Birthday sentiment and the white card background 
adding my card too the following challenges
Crafting with Attitude.....anything goes
Cute card Thursday....Anything goes
Through the purple haze....Anything goes
Crafty Creations...Anything goes
Creative moments....Anything goes 
thanks for stopping by today.......
Have a lovely weekend
x Carol x

Friday, 29 September 2017

DT card for Crafty Catz

Morning friends...Today i am here with my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ 
Our theme is ANYTHING GOES and our twist to the challenge this week is a colour theme

My card does have green lol  but its a dark green on the backing paper, this was our very first challenge theme 8 year ago as we were celebrating our  8th Birthday just last week.
The image is a bugaboo image which are these adorable dogs cute
and i have used an embossing folder with the blue card and buttons from stash 

So our sponsor this week is 

Hope you get to play along with us, the team have been making some fab creations again this week
pop on over and take a look

Its my Birthday next week so  i was looking to have a family Picnic in the Park but i think it may be a bit cool for i may have to see who is up to going back to our spa hotel we went last week as it was fabulous...most definitely a one to return too  
Have a lovely weekend
x Carol x  


Sunday, 24 September 2017

Sheer class

Hello....well i thought i would share with you this gorgeous sheer ribbon ...which i love 
 sheer ribbon in the Honey gold availale HERE
This also comes in a few different shades and it adds a little bit of class to your projects when wanting to impress !!
This is a christening card i made using an old Bootrix board  i think its called by the two glitter girls, who sadly not together now.
mattered it onto white embossed card and made a small stand for it to stand up.
die cut swirls and cross as well as centre pieces.
thanks for stopping by 
x Carol x

Friday, 22 September 2017

Happy Birthday to Crafty Catz

YES its Birthday week at CRAFTY CATZ and you might want to play along with us as there is many prizes up for the taking... this is my card for our challenge which is might have guessed BIRTHDAY CARD. we are also on the look out for another guest for our October GDT SPOT ...So why not have a go ....

I got to play with this super image from our sponsor
 love doing different colour and with these images i think you can do just that 
flowers are die cut.
please pop on over to Crafty catz to check out all the prizes as we are having 8 gifts because we are 8 years old!! 

This card is also for our daughter  Chloe, as it was her Birthday on Wednesday and we had a fabulous spa day with breakfast and afternoon tea...ooh that is the life to live..haha 

have a lovely weekend all
x carol x

Friday, 15 September 2017

DT card for Crafty catz

Hello there ....Its Friday!!!

This morning as usual i am sharing my latest card for CRAFTY CATZ 
this week we have an ATG challenge and the optional twist is Halloween, which wont be long
then before we know it,. it will be Christmas !!! yes i said the Christmas word ....tehe
OK let me tell you about the image i used  which is from our wonderful sponsor this week and it is
hes great isn't he......i have him suspended on some acetate 

why not hop on over and check out the rest of the team for some inspiration there is some fab makes, 
Have a lovely weekend 
x carol  x