Sunday 28 February 2010

Creative Inspiration challenge monochrome

Hi.....What you all doing today then, i think i might get a little card making done, must make MIL mothers day card, and i have a few Birthday cards to make, as March is a busy month for birthdays. I have already done one this morning and here it is, I have decided to add it to Creative inspiration challenge there challenge is a monochrome one so i went with the lilac colours, also Cute card Thursday which is use a ribbon a little or a lot, I have used a FF stamped image and greeting, flowers made with my punch and boarder punch used was MS. thanks for popping by, hugs

Friday 26 February 2010

CraftyCatz #21 challenge DT card

Hiya..what a miserable day today, so much rain is much better than all that snow that poor Scotland has,
It's Friday and that means a new challenge starting at Craftycatz, this weeks challenge is set by Dianne, she would like to see a fancy edge and a ribbon on your card. We have another great sponsor this week too, so go on pop over and join in the fun.
Have a lovely day and enjoy your weekend when it begins,

Monday 22 February 2010

Sketch saturday challenge card

hiya..well the snow is nearly gone, but more to come...they say! the good thing about having bad weather is the need to stay indoors and do some card so that's just what i did yesterday.

This card is for sketch saturday challenge

Lovely sketch it is too and the DT have some gorgeous inspiration with their cards.

I have made this into an Anniversary card for my son's girlfriends nana and grandad 60th such a long time to be married,, especially these days. WELL DONE i say!!

Found this cute image of two mice and thought it would be perfect, flowers are made from vellum and then but through the cuttlebug with the swiss dots folder, papers are from the bearly mine designs CD.

Thanks for stopping by, come back soon, hugs carol x

Friday 19 February 2010

Paper romance DT search

Hello again did not think i would be posting another card this evening, But just discovered that Paper romance was now looking for a DT, so no time to waste. I have choosen this card to submit for the call, I have used one of the gorgeous Popcorn bear stamps, and these fab papers which are from Bearly Mine designs CD.
I don't think i will be posting again tonight but you never know!!
hugs carol x

Craftycatz# 20 challenge "Charming Bear"

Hiya.. I'm a little late posting my DT card for Craftycatz challenge which i set and posted on craftycatz this morning but run out of time to add my card to here, had to go too work!!
so here it is The challenge this week is called Charming Bear, just include a bear and a charm to your card, I have used Lily of the Valley image, it's adorable. the papers are from Bearly Mine designs which sell these fab CD's with the gorgeous papers on. Charm and ribbon from stash.

The prize this week is fantastic ribbons from Crafty Ribbons so well worth a challenge card.

Have a lovely Evening and a fab weekend hopefully without snow!
oh and thanks for stopping by and for any comments you leave, x carol

Sunday 14 February 2010

Gem of a challenge sketch

Happy Valentine's Day to all....

Just wanted to add my card for A Gem of a challenge which is their first challenge and they have started with a sketch to follow, to be in with a chance of the prize you need to use one of Janet's designs but you can enter the challenge too with any image.

These papers are the new papermania capsule ones black and white collection, and the image is one of Janet's, Ice cream Mimi.

Hope you enjoy the rest of today, hugs carol x

Thursday 11 February 2010

Crafty Catz DT card

Morning peeps, Friday again... Just a quick post this morning as i have a day off but have so much to do, horrible things like food shopping and housework.....:(

This is my Crafty Catz DT card and i love the image, called "bath time" by Dovecraft Pepper & Friends just new, only bought Thursday as well as these fab papers by papermania, The capsule collection, got this colour and the black and white...Mmmmmmmmmmmmm yummy only went to the craft shop coz i run out of double sided, but could not resist,
This week at Crafty Catz the Theme set by Suzie is "Button & Bows" there is a fab prize again up for grabs so what you waiting for...have fun!

I am also adding this too the challenge over at
Cute Card Thursday as their them is "In the name of Love"
Stamping for the weekend Love is in the air;
Pile it on challenge. The one you love.
Penny's papercraft. valentine/love

Well i have delayed my chores long enough, speak soon, thanks for stopping by,hugs carol

Sunday 7 February 2010

Dream of cake

Good Morning.....
What you doing today then......i am doing nothing but in other words nothing i don't want to
may get some card making done as i do have a few Birthdays in March!
To days card is for a few challenges and i am also sending it off to crafty ribbons, for their craft stalls through out Europe.They do challenges every so often, send you some ribbons to play with in return for some sample cards, how great is that...
I have used the sketch from A spoonful of sugar which is a fantastic sketch.

The colours are chosen from One stop craft challenge as their challenge is Brown, Green and Cream

Buttons and Bows with distress is the theme at Allsorts challenge blog
Just cute bears blog is all about hearts,and last but not least is Tuesday Taggers as their theme is a Bear and how cute is this stampabilities bear. "Dream of cake"

The papers are from Costco had them a very long time.

Thanks for popping round again, come back soon..hugs carol

Friday 5 February 2010

CraftyCatz DT challenge card

hello ...I'm a little late posting my DT card today for

This week we are having a colour combo, Lilac and Lemon.

It is Trish's turn to set the challenge and as our sponsor this week is

"lilac lemon designs" she thought the theme would match perfectly, i totally agree..
I have used a PB image on this card and papers from craft Cd
glad you took time to have a peek,
hugs carol x

Monday 1 February 2010

Allsorts challenge--sketch

Hi again...two posts in one day!! i know most unlike

well wanted to add this before i get back into the swing of work again. also i wanted to try and get the photo done before it got too dark as the colours are just not the same without the daylight,
I have followed the sketch over at ,great sketch it is too and as usual the DT have some fantastic inspiration for us all to look at. They are also looking for a new DT member so yep i will try again.

ok that's me finished chit chatting ,enjoy the rest of your evening folks, x carol

Baby Boy!!

Hello ...Decided to make good use of my last day off work so made this card and combined it with a few challenges

The image is a Pennyblack one, so cute! added papers from a craft CD and thought the letters made great building blocks, don't you think, or is it just

The theme is from Simon says stamp, the layout is Truly scrumptious sketch challenge and the colours used are from colour create, Fab cards from all the DT's on these blogs too.

2. Soft Pink.Soft blue.white and silver
Thanks again for your visit, enjoy the rest of Monday..hugs carol