Sunday 27 September 2009

Challenges are US!! yep two posts in one day...
Been working on this card all morning, i thought i would try and cover lots of challenges on this one... challenge this week is to decorate the inside of the card, is Hot Pink, Dusty Pink and Iced Chocolate, and the little optional xtra is pearls and swirls, is all about Die cuts.Then last but not least is the challenge over on they are wanting 3D elements for there challenge.
Papers used were from the Big one, Gorgeous Tilda image which i stamped twice and then 3D some of the image. Martha Stewart lace punch, pink flat backed pearls. Swirls made with sizzix die cut, die cut shapes for inside from the die cut nesties shapes.
Thanks again for taking the time to pop by, love to here what you think.hugs carol x

Guest Design card for Anyone for Anya challenge

Hello, How has your weekend been, well i have had a little bit of shopping and card making as needed to get this card done for my Guest Design Team spot at
was so pleased to do this as i love the Anya stamps. There is a fab sketch to follow why don't you pop over and have a peep at all those lovely Anya cards off the Design Team and guests.
Thanks for popping by hugs carol x

Wednesday 23 September 2009

CraftyCatz DT challenge card

Hopefully you will be reading this on Friday morning while i am at work.. This is my first DT card for our first challenge over at CraftyCatz challenge, I have been soooo excited since i got to know i was part of the team, I hope you will all have a peep at the new challenge Blog and join in with the challenges from week to week.
The theme this week is a colour challenge "Brown, Green and Blue". I have used "Bird House" stamp by Sugar Nellie, coloured with my new found friends "Promarkers" these are fantastic to use. papers are from Papermania Flowery colossal paper pack, MS lace boarder punch,Cuttlebug die cuts for the corners, flowers and pins from stash.
Thanks for popping by to have a peek. hugs carol x sorry forgot to change date on top will correct later if i

Allsorts challenge

Evening peeps, My card today is for the theme is "Snowflakes in September" which suits me fine coz i love snowflakes and its another card for my Christmas list..whoope need many my fav PB image for Xmas, snowflake punch, corners and brads also cuttlebug large die cut snowflakes.
thanks for stopping by, x carol

Sunday 20 September 2009

Creative Inspiration challenge

Evening peeps been a few days since last post, been busy making Birthday cards such a busy time September for Birthdays. Managed to do this one today for the theme this week is "Animals" well these little animals have had a little too much Birthday cake, they are the same as us, just don't know when too stop with
Well I'm wishing for the weekend again...I know i know its not even Monday yet.
Take care, hugs carol x

Wednesday 16 September 2009

Stamptacular Sunday challenge

Evening everyone, well its mid week so just a couple of days then we are off for the weekend..whoopee!! no wonder my weeks fly by always wishing for the
I have added this card today for they have a fab sketch to follow this week, so i have made good use of it and added to my Christmas card collection. Hope you like,
hugs carol x

Tuesday 15 September 2009

One card,three challenges

Hello again, I am still so excited about my DT post over at craftycatz, why not pop over and follow us ready for the launch as the date has been set for September 25th.
Now my card today is for have not entered this challenge for a while now, this one is called " Let it snow" yes you guessed it... a Christmas one. I have also combined this card with and this week its a sketch to follow and two colours of your choice.
Its also great that i have got the challenge over at covered on this one too as the challenge is Embossing. wonderful cards over on the blog from the DT.
Please say hello when you visit, hugs carol x

Monday 14 September 2009


Hi its me again i forgot to add this card as i was so excited to tell you my latest news, if you don't already know please read further down. hehe
My card is for the challenge over at Colour create,
the colours are neon green and black, I think they go really well together. Why don't you pop over and see all the DT cards, they are fab. hugs carol x

New Challenge Blog

hiya.. wow i have some fantastic news, there is to be a new challenge blog starting soon, called Crafty Catz and guess who is part of the Fab DT.......yes ME!!!! i know its so fantastic news.
The challenges will start on a Friday each week, I will keep you all posted on the first challenge date which will be sorted very soon. I have added a link in my side bar, please pop over and have a look at the other DT blogs who will be having fun together.
I will be adding some blog candy to celebrate my first DT post and also because its my Birthday coming up around the date we think it may start and i have also had so many peeps visit my blog the number has just crept up on me as i am hitting the 12,000, so watch this space.
Hugs x carol

Sunday 13 September 2009

Creative Inspiration challenge

Evening peeps, I have had a lovely peaceful afternoon making my challenge cards, so here is one of them, its for which was a sketch to follow and it needs to have brads or eyelets. I have used this lovely PB image and papers were a freebie from a magazine.hugs carol x

Saturday 12 September 2009

Crafty cardmakers challenge

Hello are we all enjoying the lovely weather, I managed to have a little wander to Team valley, Gateshead to Hobbycraft, didn't really get much just some ribbons which were on clearance and some xmas stamps so got a little craft fix! to keep me going.
My card today is for which is a sketch you had to follow, i have also combined this challenge with the GG challenge on DC site which was pink and blue.
Thanks for stopping by. hugs carol x

Friday 11 September 2009

Anyone for Anya challenge

WOW the weeks go by so fast, its Friday yet again will soon be Xmas before we know has anyone started there Xmas shopping?
Well my card today is for it is called Buttons,Brads and Bows you can use all of these or just one, which ever takes your fancy. My fancy was all of them...this little Anya has been shopping, and i need to go shopping for the new Anya stamps that's out, they are gorgeous.
Have an enjoyable weekend everyone, hugs carol x

Tuesday 8 September 2009

Stamptacular Sunday challenge

hello guys, decided to do this card for as i had a little time to myself today,its a great challenge and the DT cards are so funny as its called "off the wall slap your knee funny" why not pop over there and have a look see
hugs carol x

Monday 7 September 2009

Creative Inspiration challenge

Evening peeps, well how fast does the weekend go....too fast for me anyway,well at least i have a day off
Just thought i would quickly add this little card to it a colour challenge this week of blue and brown they go so lovely together,Used this lovely GG image, thanks for taking time to peek, hugs carol x

Sunday 6 September 2009

Sketch Saturday DT call

Hi again..just me i love Sundays cos that means a can craft craft craft and i have managed to do a DT card for They have a DT call until 14th Sept, this one is in two parts, will not know what the other part is unless you get picked to go through to the next bit, so wish me good luck!!! cos i will need it, with all the fantastic talent out there.
I have used papers from CCSR, gorgeous cute bear stamp from stampabilities called cake walk. Flowers, ribbon etc are from stash
Enjoy the rest of the evening hugs carol x

Crafty cardmakers challenge

Afternoon peeps, how are we all doing? Judie over on the DC site as asked us to do a PB challenge using the colour wheel and she also reminded us about which finishes tomorrow, they too are using the colour wheel for their challenge this week so i decided to use red and green,which gives me a xmas card,
and i need plenty of them.
Thanks for stopping by hugs carol x

Friday 4 September 2009

Creative Card Crew

Hello again, its great to know its Friday night and a weekend ahead of us....hopefully we will all have an enjoyable weekend what ever you have got planned.
Not much for me really, a bit of house work and i mean a some crafting maybe a lot,hehe...
The challenge over at a colour challenge of Black, white and pink,Mmmmmmmmm could not miss this one my fav colours. Used tilda stamp, papers from CCSR added ribbon, flowers and these gorgeous Butterfly's.
Have a lovely weekend everyone, hugs carol x