Friday 30 September 2011

Things with wings!!

Hello and HAPPY FRIDAY!!! yep i had a lovely time in was fantastic, lovely break we had, but back home now.....but i am still off work for another week, so not too down at the moment..LOL
Now it's Friday so that means a new challenge over at CRAFTY CATZ and the theme is ;-

Our sponsor this week is Digital delights and the image was kindly given from them, he's a cutie
hope you can play along, thanks for stopping by,
i will add this card to these other challenges:-
paper crafting journey.......die cuts/punches
Southern girls....anything goes
Digi stamps 4joy...anything goes
Flutterby wednesday......anything goes/with wings
whimiscal wednesday...anything goes
hugs carol x

Thursday 29 September 2011

spooky time at CRAFTY RIBBONS

Hi again yes it's nearly Halloween.......and we have started thinking about it over on the CRAFTY RIBBONS challenge blog, as that is our theme this fortnight. "Boo-tiful Halloween" projects...not just cards
All the ribbons used are from crafty ribbons, they have some wonderful ribbons to play with, for so many occasions,
The DT have made some fab projects,hope you find the time to pop on over and have a peek.
I am not sure what the prize is this time around, as i needed to do my post on Monday, if you missed my earlier post i have been to Amsterdam for a few days, and the prize was not up when i did this, but i am sure it will be
why not join us this fortnight and play along.....
i have added this card to these other two challenges
Inky impressions.....die cut

hugs carol x

DT card for CRAFT

Hello and Happy Thursday, I should just be arriving back from my little trip to Amsterdam around this time, we dock around 9.00am, i may get to add a few photo's later this weekend. I am sure we will have had a lovely time, it's so relaxing on the boat.
Hopefully this has posted ok.
It's time for a new challenge at CRAFT and it is an inspiration photo

We are lucky to have two sponsors this week
how great is that!
Hope you can play along,
adding this card to these other challenges,
Simon says stamp.....anything goes
scrapalicious...anything goes
Penny's paper craft...anything goes
hugs carol x

Friday 23 September 2011

Love the colours of Autumn

Hiya...I think our challenge theme this week at CRAFTY CATZ fits nicely with the weather change ..."Autumn", it's beginning to chill on a morning and night don't you think? and yes before you know it, it will be snowing and blooming freezing....
These papers i have had a long time, so not sue where or when i got them, flowers,ribbon and lace all from stash,
Our sponsor is

which is a lovely prize.

Hope you find the time to play along,
i am adding this card to these other fab challenges around at the moment,
little darlings.....brown and red
Scrapbook sisters....Autumn colours
paper shelter......anything goes
Thanks for your visits tis week, much appreciated as always,
have a lovely weekend,
x carol x

Thursday 22 September 2011

DT Card for CRAFT

Hello again, it's parchment time over at CRAFT challenge, so this week we would love to see all those fab parchment creations.
Our sponsor is DIGI DARLA they have some fab images to play with.
I have used the snowflake folder with cuttle bug on my parchment paper and used one of the lovely images which is from our sponsor.
Another Xmas card to add to my collection, still need to make many more ..LOL
thanks for stopping by,

adding this card to the following challenges:-
Digi stamps 4 joy......anything goes
Flutterby wednesday.......anything goes,
Freshly brewed...keep it simple

Sunday 18 September 2011

Fairy tale time at CRAFTING WHEN WE CAN

Happy Sunday Morning to everyone, and the sun is shining...LOL for now
It's time for our second challenge at CRAFTING WHEN WE CAN it was lovely to see so many peeps joining in we had around 300 take part WOW thanks for playing along !!

Now this fortnight we have a SKETCH to follow and a theme of FAIRY TALES.

spesch stamps are our sponsors this fortnight and their is some fab images to chose from if you win.
we were given some fab images to play with but i had trouble with my printer last weekend when i was making my DT cards so could not use it. Instead i found this stamp which i have had for ages and never inked up. but it did work with he theme...lucky me!
papers are from the tatty ted range, nearly used them all up:(
I am adding this card to these other challenges.
Digi designs....anything goes
One stop craft........girlies
enjoy the rest of the weekend...
hugs carol x

Friday 16 September 2011

Sketch time at CRAFTY CATZ

hi de's FRIDAY...ha like you need to be told
It's new challenge time at CRAFTY CATZ
and the theme is a sketch designed by Aunty Sue

why not have a go, there is some fab inspiration from the DT
The image i used was kindly given by our sponsor

so glad you found the time to pop by,
hugs carol x

i will add this card to these other challenges which are ongoing at the moment
Paper craft star...anything goes
Stamps and fun....animals

Thursday 15 September 2011


Hi peeps, CAN YOU GUESS WHAT'S IN THE BAG!!!! well the post man came yesterday and he brought me a lovely BIG box off CRAFTY RIBBONS for me to play with but Ali also sent us some GORGEOUS ribbons to give away as candy on our blogs!


How gorgeous are these, and they could be yours....... to enter you need to be a follower at CRAFTY RIBBONS and please just leave a comment below to take part in the draw which i will run until our next challenge at CRAFTY RIBBONS and i will announce the winner with my CRAFTY RIBBONS DT post.



DT project for Crafty ribbons and candy winner

Hi yep second post already today, cause it's time for a new challenge over at Crafty ribbons challenge and, our first challenge went fabulous and thanks for all your entry's and fabulous creations,
Now this fortnight it is one of every ones fav......

Anything goes

All these ribbons are from CRAFTY RIBBONS
The ribbons are all secured onto a foam ring with needles, have added the M AND C for Merry Christmas.
i am pleased with the result, as it is the first one i have made, what do you think....
Now i also had some fabulous ribbons to give away which was kindly given to me and the rest of the DT from Ali at Crafty ribbons and i promised to draw a winner so
here is the lucky winner chosen by random org.....

congrats hun, if you send me your addy via email i will send these gorgeous ribbons your way

I am also adding this creation of mine to
craft room challenge....something for the home
Jens Digital stamps anything but a card
Party time tuesday.....Ribbon,trim and fibres
Crafty boots...anything goes
hugs Carol

Craft-room challenge

DT card for CRAFT

Hiya..Did you know it is only one more day before the weekend. just another week to go then i am off for a few weeks aaah lovely.
There is a new challenge starting today at CRAFT and it is a recipe challenge, 2 Ribbons 3 Squares and 1 Circle.... and our sponsor is Fantastic Ribbons and Bows and Berries digital stamps

These papers are tatty teddy papers, a paper doily used for the circle and the ribbon was a freebie when i bought some craft goodies.
This card is for my Daughter as it's her 21st on Tuesday just need to add those magic numbers to the card.
Hope you can come and play along with our challenge.
Thanks again for stopping by xx
I am also adding this card to the following challenges
Kelley kids.......someone special
Ruby's rainbow.......for a girl

hugs Carol

Friday 9 September 2011

Who does not love ribbons!!

Not me!! I always seem to add a ribbon on to my cards....and this week at CRAFTY CATZ the theme is RIBBONS........
Our sponsor Robyn's fetish has given us some fab images to play with including this one on my card, there is also a prize up for grabs, so why not pop on over and check the DT cards and join in the challenge.
I have used the snowflake embossing folder and the ribbons are all from CRAFTY RIBBONS.
I will also add this card too
Rubber cafe Design Papers
Crafty creations......anything but a square
Paper shelter ....Embossing
papertake weekly......Anything goes
Ribbon carousel...anything goes include a ribbon
Happy Friday.....
hugs carol x

Thursday 8 September 2011

DT card for CRAFT

HELLO friends... it's new challenge time at CRAFT and the challenge is "children theme" our sponsors are in2stamps and whimsie doodle who gave us some fab images to play with and this is one of them! doesn't he look cute playing in the puddles there is words that go with this and it is "When life gives you rain play in the puddles" but did not add as this is a Birthday card and didn't think the words fitted this time.
Both sponsors are giving prizes but In2stamps are also offering every visitor of the C.R.A.F.T. challenge blog a 10% DISCOUNT in our online store!!!
Use the voucher code supplied on the CRAFT blog to receive your discount. Special offer expires on October 1st.
The papers i have had for a long long time, i have punched the circles out and decoupaged them so to keep the easel upright.
I will be adding this card to these few other fab challenge blogs,
Pixie cottage...mellow yellow
Top tip Tuesday.....Easel card
Crafty boots...Anything goes
thanks for popping by
huggles carol x

Sunday 4 September 2011

First Challenge at Craft when we can

WOW Good Morning bloggers, hope you are having a lovely weekend.... This is a first for me to be posting on a Sunday!! BUT........

It's CRAFT WHEN WE CAN first challenge today and we kick off with a fab challenge one of your favourite ones which is "ANYTHING GOES"
We were given this lovely image by our sponsor
Fresh brewed designs
I will add this card to these other fab challenges going on at the moment..
Design to delight...Anniversary/wedding
Sweet stamping challenge......anything but a Birthday
Alphabet challenge.......Pretty pastels
Do it with Digi challenge.......digi and flowers

thanks for popping round
hugs carol x

Friday 2 September 2011

Yet another Christmas card!

Hi guys...yep another Christmas card from me.... it's great making the Christmas cards early BUT where do you store all of them??? open too suggestions. lol
Now this card is for the new challenge which has started over at CRAFT CATZ and the theme is "Monochrome" which was set by my fab Team mate Dianne. I do love this theme.
Our sponsor which is
gave us some fab images to play with and this is the one i picked. fits nicely with the black and white theme i chose.
The papers were giving to me, so not sure where they are from the ribbon and flowers are from stash.
There is some fab DT cards for inspiration if you are stuck which colours to go for....
I have had a busy few days with my DT cards but i will be back on Sunday with my First DT card for Craft when we can.
I have added this Easel card to the following challenges
House of Gilli....Easel card and flowers
Kaboodle doodles......Easel card
Thanks so much for saying hello.
hugs carol x

Thursday 1 September 2011

whooo time for 1st Challenge at Crafty Ribbons

Hello again's me again back to tell you about the New Challenge blog.....CRAFTY RIBBONS challenge blog, and show you my first creation for them.

The ribbons are so GORGEOUS, don't you think. I have used the cuttlebug for the snowflake embossing folder and my fav image, which is a penny black stamp, which i use year after year...
All these three ribbons on this card are from Crafty Ribbons, the snowman one down the side is super.

The inside is just a plain red card stock, with an oval cut shape stamped with Merry Christmas and a snowflake.

Why not pop on over and have a look at all the other great cards from the rest of the DT i am sure you will find some inspiration.

I am adding this card to the following challenges

Bah Humbug.....Christmas theme..girly

Christmas stamping.....Monochromatic

The poodles parlour.....anything goes

Lady bug craft.....fav stamp

Heart song inspiration.......Anything goes/fav colour combo

Thanks again for popping by and reading my post.

hugs carol x

Sketch Time a CRAFT

Happy Thursday bloggers.... what you all up to? well i am at work and hopefully you are reading my post..LOL.
As it is Thursday it's time for a new challenge to begin at CRAFT and this week the challenge is a sketch which was designed by Kevin who used to be part of our DT.

The image is from our sponsor and the papers are what I have had since last Xmas, the ribbons are from Crafty Ribbons, these are gorgeous love spots, and the large snowflake was cut using my cuttlebug
Our sponsor this week is Floppy latte designs

the prize is a gift voucher to spend with them.
Hope you are inspired to pop on over and take on the challenge;

I am adding this card to these other ongoing challenges......
One stop craft.......anything but a square card
Crafts 4 eternity........Christmas theme
Our craft lounge.......spots
Polkadoodles......Dots & spots
hugs carol x