Friday 29 April 2011

Addicted to Easel cards!

HELLO.....well they are married yep you know who i am talking about...congrats to them, seen her lovely dress so that's enough for me i think, i tend to watch the highlights so too speak..LOL

ok now enough about that, my todays card is for CRAFTYCATZ challenge and the theme this week is congratulations/special occassions and yet another Easel card, i seem to be a little addicted to these at the moment.

This image is one of the lovely cute bears from crafters companion

Our sponsor this week is the paper shelter.

Hope you will come and join in the challenge,

also adding this card to a few other challenges

Little miss muffett....Die cut

your next stamp challenge....add a charm

crafts4eternity....anything goes

Sew many cards....Easel card

x carol

Thursday 28 April 2011

Recipe time at CRAFT

Good morning, did everyone have a lovely Easter weekend.
I know i did, and i am now ready for a lovely long weekend yet again.....WHOOOOOO.

My card today is DT card for CRAFT and we are having a recipe theme which consists of ribbon,tag, 2 squares and a circle, hop on over and checkout the fab DT creations.

Our sponsors are FANTASTIC RIBBONS.


The image that i have chosen to use is Daisy, she has always been one of my favourite stamps,

Thanks for popping by, i really do enjoy your visit's Take care and enjoy the weekend again when it comes....hugs carol x

i think my card fits in with these other fab challenges around at the moment....
The crafty pad...circles
Sparkles forum chall.....anything goes

Stamptacular sunday.......pile it on..5 layers

Make it monday.....anything goes

Crafty our us your layers

Top tip Tuesday......squares

Party time tuesday......anything goes

Friday 22 April 2011

DT card craftycatz

Good Morning and Happy Easter everyone... hope you have a lovely weekend! well the sun has disappeared here in the North east we have mist all down the coast, so so may have to just stop in and do some crafting....mmmm that would be a shame NOT..hehe.

My to days card is for CRAFTYCATZ challenge which is "children's cards" we were given some lovely images to play with by our sponsor Ellephantastic i chose this cute dog image,

I will also be adding this card to these other challenges

Craft us crazy......Animals/or thinking of you sentiment

Bunny zoe's for the boys

Thursday 21 April 2011


Hi.....are we all ready to have a long weekend off, i know i am, so looking forward to the Easter break, i don't have much planned, but if the weathers nice well who knows i might even get a little gardening done. I don't have a garden, but i have a few pots and areas within my yard to get some colour going for the summer.

My card today is for CRAFT and the challenge is.....FLOWERS super theme, i am sure we will see lots of entries. We also have two sponsors again, how lucky are we, and they are some odd girl and Bows and Berries

As you can see this is a lili of the valley image, these images are so adorable. there is loads that i need..LOL .

Ok that's me done have a lovely day and speak to you tomorrow again, thanks for your visit, x carol

i am adding this card to these few other fab challenges

Crafts and and sweet

I love pro markers......anything goes

The pixie cottage.......Happy Birthday, or sketch or both

ladybugs craft ink....anything goes

Friday 15 April 2011

Double the trouble's Friday but i bet you don't need me to tell you that...... but it also means it is time for a new challenge at Craftycatz. This week our challenge is "Furry Friends"
Our sponsor this week is crafty emma's store, so why not pop on over
and have a look at the rest of the DT creations.

This is my first double twisted easel card, what do you think, thought it works great for the twins card. I am adding this card to these other challenges.

The stampman challenge........embossing

Craft your passion....two by two

Crafts and me...ribbons

Flutter by wednesday........butterfly, pastel colours

Thanks for stopping by again, Have a lovely weekend, hope the weathers good for you!!

x carol

Thursday 14 April 2011

Easter so soon!!

Hi.......nearly the end of the week folks and it will not be long before Easter weekend which will bring us some short weeks of work...yipeeeeeeeeeee. Now speaking of Easter our challenge over at C.R.A.F.T. is Easter so i do hope you will join in as we have two sponsors which means two lovely is that. why not pop on over and have a look. My image was a freebie from Bugaboo stamps and the sentiment is from one of our sponsors whimsy doodles I am adding this card into the following challenges creative inspiration....Easter
Sketch Saturday.....sketch to follow

A spoonful of sugar...All creatures great and small

Die cut dreams....Easter

Oooh la la creations....Happy Easter

enjoy today peeps what ever you are doing, be back tomorrow, hugs carol x

Friday 8 April 2011


Happy's nearly the weekend and the weather is suppose to be nice, i did say suppose to be!!

well back too today, my card is my DT card for Craftycatz, and if you did not already know we are having a DT call running along side our challenge, all you have to do is enter our challenge and add DT next to your name if interested in joining CRAFTYCATZ.... Our challenge is "embossing" i have used heart and swiss dots folder for the embossing on my Anniversary card. It was for my husband as it was our Anniversary on Wednesday , 26 years WOW time flys by. Our sponsor this week is Robyns Fetish designs, you have a chance to win some fab digital images. I am also adding my card to the following super challenges; The paper shelter...anything goes Craft our passion.......anything goes colour and black speak soon, x carol

Thursday 7 April 2011

CRAFT DT challenge card

Good Morning, wonder what today has in store, well i know i don't have to go too work today as i have a few days off,.......holidays needed to be taken. think i might do a little playing with my mothers day pressie which was a ultimate pro from crafters companion, aah my family know me so well..LOL, they knew i would love this, i must admit i have talked about it a few times. Glad to see they do listen to me sometimes!!
ok enough rambling from me, My DT card is for C.R.A.F.T. and the challenge is "Animals/pets" i love the stamp i have used, really useful for man or women cards. Our sponsor this week is Just Tracey crafts Why not pop on over and look at all the other fab DT cards, i am sure they will inspire you. I am also adding this card to the following challenges ...... anything goes challenge.....pearls Papertake weekly.....anything goes Bunny zoe's crafts......... pearls

Sunday 3 April 2011

lazy sunday crafting...

Hello, well i have loads of time to craft today, as it's mothers day my family have done everything, how lucky am I. so here is a card i made this afternoon. It is also for a challenge over on the Do craft site... Digi challenge.

I have used a Kenny K image and made my own flowers. added a bit bling on her hat and shoes.

I am also adding this card to some super challenge blogs and they are:-

Catch the bug......anything goes

Our creative corner..handmade paper flower,ribbon and bling

Bling it on....digi image and bling

Baby bud

Digi's with attitude......anything goes

so that's it,

Hope all mam's had a lovely day....enjoy the rest of the evening too,

hugs carol x

Friday 1 April 2011

Craftycatz....April showers

Hello and good morning, what's everyone up to today, have you played a trick on anyone yet?? as it's April fools day! but be quick you only have til 12.

I do hope you have time to pop over to Craftycatz as our new challenge starts today

and it's called "April showers".

Our sponsor is digital delights, and you could win 3 fab digi images, just like this one i have used for my card. i have used the swiss dots folder again, some stick on gems for the rain drops , what do you think?

We have also got a DT call starting today for two weeks, all you have to do is add DT to your name when adding your entry into our challenge, further details are on the craftycatz blog, why not give it a go !!!

I am adding this card to the following challenges Southern Girls......animal Crafts and me...yellow colour create...pastel colours thanks for stopping by again, x carol