Wednesday 29 April 2009

whoppee!! blog awards

Hi again just been reading the post and discovered i have received these fab awards
How nice of these lovely blogging friends to think of me. These two are from, thanks Janette
I now have to pass it on to eight bloggs, who can then choose eight more and will include this cleverly written text
These blogs are exceedingly charming,these are the kind of bloggers who aim to find and become friends.They are not interested in self-aggrandizement.Our hope is that when the ribbons of these prizes are cut,even more friendships are proper gated,please give more attention to these writers.
below are the choosen few as there are many more i would love to give too.
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Just Magnolia challenge

hi again... to days card is for which was to use pink and green, I'm so pleased i did a female card as i was missing adding all my flowers and things,I have used this gorgeous image, Hope you like it,
Well I'm off to have a play with some new stamps pop back sometime and see which ones i have used, thanks for stopping by, hugs carol

Tuesday 28 April 2009

Sketch Saturday challenge

Evening guys, or should i say DUCKS!!! its rained all day today, i bet its the same where you are, if
This is my entry for
I thought this weeks sketch was a little harder to do, but that might just be me, Hope you like it, hugs until tomorrow, carol x

Monday 27 April 2009

Cute Card Thursday

Hello.. what a miserable day, its so grey and raining, did the was to tare, sand or distress i chose to tear the blue vellum on my card, ages since i used vellum, made another mans card as i need too, don't make many of these, lol thanks for looking in, hugs carol XX

Sunday 26 April 2009

Creative card crew challenge

and this is the other card i have done for it was called "Round and "Round so any thing with circles, thanks for stopping by enjoy the rest of today, hugs carol xx

Cupcake craft Challenge

hello again , what you all been up too then!! Me i've done nothing but h****w*** so decided to squeeze a couple of cards in for some of the Monday challenge blogs. This one is for this week its a sketch, so i thought i would try it on a new baby card for my friend at work who's daughter has just had a baby boy...aaaah they are sweet when they are little.

Thursday 23 April 2009


Evening peeps...Been off work today not feeling well, could not even be bothered to do some crafting, started to feel a bit better by late afternoon so thought i would try the which is a sketch this week, i enjoyed doing this one,and the DT cards look fab yet again, Decided to do a male card, only because i thought with Fathers day coming up and my craft fair next month it would get me on my way!! Used PB image, and papers from CCSR and some large and small brads, the only thing is i miss my flowers when i do male cards, Any way thanks for popping in, hugs carol xx

Tuesday 21 April 2009

Sketch Saturday challenge

Hello peeps,
Adding this card today for the
Thought this one to be very taxing on the old brain...hehehe but i did manage it once i got into it, Used my fav daisy image for this one and CCSR papers which you could have guessed, Memo to me must use other papers in my I have also added a lovely large flower which i recently bought a load of as they were half price and just could not resist them.
Thanks for taking a peek, hugs carol xx

Monday 20 April 2009

creative inspirations

Hi again...well two posts in one day, whooo!! now don't knock it cos its probably be a long time before i do it again, lol now the reason for this is i needed to do the challenge over at "seein double" you have to use two images, well as it had to be in by Wednesday and I'm at work for the next couple of days, so had to be tonight or never as they say!!
Used my dear little old people for this one Murry and Ethel stamps, are they are sweet. papers from the glitter stack pad, buttons and ribbons from stash and my MS punch.
please let me know you have popped in, hugs carol xx


Hi bloggers, hows your day been....
This card i have added today is for the 1st challenge, it is a sketch challenge with a lot in it! lol, did manage to do it eventually, the DT cards are fabulous giving great inspiration.
Have used Tilda as you can see, papers from the CCSR don't know what i would do with out this at the moment. LOL, My bug for the embossed brown card and flowers and ribbons etc from stash.
Enjoy the rest of today, hugs carol xx

Sunday 19 April 2009


well Good morning folks..... just popped on to add this challenge card for because i could not not do this challenge it is a few of my fav colours...Black,White and Pink. Mmmmmm looks great together and the xtra little thing if you wanted to was to add polka dots. The DT have done some lovely creations why don't you pop over and see or maybe join in...
well that's me off to start things for Sunday lunch, everyone likes to have dinner at 12 in this house...but nobody seems to give you a hand.LOL so enjoy the rest of today, Suns shining here in the North East looks like its going to be a lovely day!! hugs carol xx

Saturday 18 April 2009

Well used challenge card!!

Good morning... Are we all looking forward to having a few days off, it sounds lovely but before you know it, its Monday again!!!. Speaking of Mondays i have made this card for which is a sketch challenge, lovely to do and didn't take me too long. I have also combined this card with Floral Fantasy.
Items used are MS lace punch, pink mirror card, free paper from mag, flowers from stash, OH and this gorgeous stamp with a cute girl holding her umbrella, arr she's sweet,
Which leads me too the next challenge on the Do Craft site ABC challenge and this week its U for yes you guessed it! LOL this cards for that one also.
Have a good day and hope you all get a little bit of me time... x carol

Friday 17 April 2009

Monochrome madness

Hello bloggers, has this challenge of black, white, silver/grey colour challenge this week, well i could not resist making a card for this one as i love Monochrome, I usually have a hint of one other colour though, but had to resist!!
Items used was labels from the nesties range. CSSR papers, mattered and layered on silver card, New stamp bought recently with this.... A Friend quote, MS punch for the lace effect, ribbon, flowers and gems from stash. Used cuttlebug for die cut corners and swirl.
Thanks for dropping in, speak to you soon peeps...have a lovely weekend hugs carol xx

Wednesday 15 April 2009

CCSR Challenge

Hi peeps, How are we all doing....everyone must be back to the norm now after the bank hol weekend, i know i am, returned to work today but i must say just another couple of days then we will be off again...sounds brill to me!!
Thought i would attempt the Limited supplies challenge..keep in shape so i decided to go with circles, not as easy as it Used the ccsr papers, cut out the flowers on the papers and some circles and also added Tilda sitting at the bottom.
Thanks for stopping by this evening, hugs carol xx

Monday 13 April 2009

2 in 1 challenge card

Hi peeps.... Hope you are all enjoying the holiday weekend and I hope everyone has managed to squeeze a little bit of crafting in this weekend!!
I know i have so i made this challenge card for which is a lovely sketch to follow,
Used CCSR papers again, a new stamp which i think is gorgeous, i have glittered the cake. I am quite pleased with this card loved the colour theme which was also for a challenge over at Chocolate,Coffee and cream sounds Delicious... why don't you pop over to both challenge blogs and have a peek at the DT cards which are perfect as always!
Take care and enjoy your crafting...hugs carol xx

Sunday 12 April 2009


Hello sorry long time no post....had a few things going on at home and just could not get motivated to make any cards, but have pushed myself to get going and hey presto did this one for, it is a fab sketch this week and the cards from the DT are brill, The papers i have used are from the Claire curd range,
thanks for stopping by, hugs carol oooh Happy Easter to you all.

Sunday 5 April 2009

cup cake craft challenge

Good Morning Sunday bloggers.....I have just quickly finished this card as it's for the cutting it really close to the deadline, but it was a lovely sketch to follow.
Used my new papers from the Claire Curd range, a Martha Stewart punch and one of my fav images and my fav colours too,
Well i'm off to do some H....W... i know i just cannot bring myself to say those see you later, Enjoy today hugs carol xx

Saturday 4 April 2009


Hi bloggers....what you all been doing today, well i have been shopping again more craft maybe i have just not got enough and i feel the need to buy..Mmmmm, well i only popped in to the garden place to see if the craft shop had reopened as it was craft central, but they had Claire curds big one, all those fantastic papers and then they had an offer on two stamps used one of them on this challenge card for which is lilac and blue colours this week, The stamps were only £1.50 instead of £4.50 BARGAIN!!! me thinks.
Used my New Nestie's labels and left over papers from stash, cuttle bug corners,
Now i am not going to buy craft things again for two weeks at least, Hehehe:)
Enjoy the rest of the weekend, hugs carol

Thursday 2 April 2009


Good Evening bloggers, hows tricks..well i have just read a blog post from crafty ribbons and they are off to Paris for the weekend, i know its work but it still sounds lovely, some peeps have the bestest jobs.
So before i get totally jealous lets tell you about my Spring Time card for I think this image is so cute and the colours i have used all remind me of spring time,These pink flowers i have just gotten from Thailand and the little Pearl ribbon holder, they are fab. The papers are from the glitter stack pad. Thanks for stopping by and I'll be back soon, x carol