Sunday 30 October 2011

Halloween time!!!

Hi's time for a new challenge over at CRAFT WHEN WE CAN.....and yes you guessed it Halloween or anything BUT a card. or in my case it covers both. Our sponsor Poodle doodle give us some fab images to work with as you can see i added one on the front of my sweetie Halloween bags.

This is also a great way to use up some small pieces of card and ribbons so no waste....
I am adding these creations to the following challenges
Freshly brewed....Halloween
Di's digi designs.....Halloween
Crazy 4 challenges......sweet treats Halloween
Basic grey.....anything goes
Marks finest papers......use your scraps
Thanks for popping by enjoy the rest of today,
x carol x

Friday 28 October 2011

spooky time at CRAFTY CATZ

Halloween is becoming more and more popular these days don't you think, what with costumes and decorations. trick or treat sweets, cakes etc etc etc, much more than when i was a little that's a long time ago..hehe
Which brings me to my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ, since i started making HALLOWEEN cards my kids which are grown up may i say get a card each and some sweet treats, so it works well in their favour.
The ribbons on the card are from crafty ribbons,the image was kindly given by our sponsor this week which is
As usual there is some fab DT cards and projects for you to see over at CRAFTY CATZ, so looking forward to seeing your spooky creations.
My card fits into a few challenges this week and they are:-
charisma cards...anything goes
Paper crafting journey......use a digi
Fab and funky...Halloween

Have a fab weekend everyone, thanks again for your visit x carol

Thursday 27 October 2011


Hello and thanks for popping by and reading my second post of this morning, i am sure there will be no more until
This card is my DT card for CRAFTY RIBBONS as it's time for a new challenge to start and its a great one ...BINGO, you can choose any line down or across or even a full house if you want. I have chosen the middle line ..... punch/dies,flowers and ribbon but you could easily use all of

The backing paper i have used is off a large bag from Bank shop, which my daughter brought home, and i could not let it go with out me using it and also the ribbons which where the handles.she did want to keep it but i persuaded her to give it to me. as she knows i love spots.
Our sponsor is mulberry crafts and the prize looks fantastic, so you will not want to miss out on the chance to win this one!!

Now you have a whole fortnight to get your creative juices flowing but if you are still stuck for inspiration the CRAFTY RIBBONS blog will inspire you as the rest of the DT have made some fab creations.
Looking forward to seeing your creations, x carol
I am adding this card to the following challenges:-
There's magic in the air....Pink and black
Squirrel and the fox.......One for the girls
Dutch dare .......pearls and swirls
Scrapbook sisters..anything goes
Simon says stamp.....anything goes

colour challenge at CRAFT

Hi peeps in blog land.... well another week passes by, and i am starting to think about the lack of my Christmas cards.. so i think after this weeks DT cards i will have to think CHRISTMAS...or i will be sitting making cards the week of Chrisitmas. which is not good.
Now this little card is for CRAFT challenge which is just started this morning with or new challenge of a colour theme!
It has been ages since i used a Tilda image and i thought she sat nicely on the top of the rainbow image from our sponsors .......which is Ai Factory

I will be adding this card to the following challenges;-

Thursday 20 October 2011

Birthday challenge @ Crafty Catz

Hiya.....It's here again...FRIDAY whoooopeeeee
Do you wish the days away to get to the weekend..? but then the weekend comes and goes even quicker.
Just had a quick thought there. what would it be like to swap things sat/sun and of Mon to Fri ,sounds good. Ok enough of my waffle time to tell you about the challenge over at CRAFTY CATZ
The theme is BIRTHDAY but you must have birthday/sentiment on you card
Our sponsor is
There is some fab DT cards and creations to give you some inspiration over on the crafty catz blog. Thanks for popping by again, i love reading your comments, hugs carol x
Pixiedust studio...Happy Birthday
Flutterby challenge

Autumn is here!!

Morning this weeks flown by, Cannot believe it's Thursday !!!! but it is hey ho, so here is my DT card for CRAFT as it's time for the new challenge for this week and the theme is "Autumn" I used this lovely cute House mouse image papers are from old stock, and the punch edge is MS punch.
Our sponsor is some odd girl and Crimson cloud...yeah two sponsors, means more prizes why not pop on over and have a peek at the rest of the DT cards, we also have some NEW DT members joining us for their first week ...hope they have lots of fun along the way, WELCOME hello to you all.
Ok that's me finished chit tomorrow again,
hugs carol Xx

Sunday 16 October 2011

Christmas come Early!!

Hello......have you had a lovely weekend it's nearly over. Work tomorrow!! if only i had won the lottery then i could stay at home and craft my little heart out.... i should be so lucky!!
My DT card to day is for CRAFTING WHEN WE CAN and we have been given some gorgeous images to play with from our sponsors. .......Tickled pink
Our theme this fortnight is CHRISTMAS COME EARLY so if you have not already started your Christmas cards well now's your chance.
It has been ages since i made a DL card and this image just fitted this size perfectly, the berries are from last years Christmas crackers..i could not throw them away! No DP to this card just stamped this little cute star/snowflake and used shiny red card for backing. I have used flower soft for the fur around her dress,
Why not pop on over to the Blog and see the rest of the DT inspiration i am sure you will be inspired to join in.
I am adding this card to the following challenges:-
Crazy4 challenges.....up and coming holiday
Secret crafter..white and one other colour
Squiggles stamps.....Christmas

Keep on crafting peeps, soon be Christmas..LOL
hugs carol x

Friday 14 October 2011

Crafty Catz DT card

hiya...TGIF ......and the weekend is nearly here...
My card today is a little ray of sunshine....GET WELL SOON card as that is our theme over at CRAFTY CATZ this week,
Thought these colours would help add a cheer. The papers i have had such a very long time but the image was kindly given from our sponsor
The sentiment was stamped with individual letters getting good at this.....with practice i must
The DT have made some fab creations, why not pop over and join in the fun,
take care and have a fab weekend.
hugs carol x

Thursday 13 October 2011

Crafty Ribbons DT card

hi again, yep another post again from me this morning, this time it's my DT card for CRAFTY RIBBONS the theme is RIBBON AND LACE.......
now you all love ribbon ad lace so you have no excuse not too play along!!

I am not too sure about my card for this week as i used some distressing ink around my image and i am not too happy with it!!! first time i have done this.... so not sure if i like this effect, the image is on a double spring thing so the image does wobble and the gypsy looks like she is actually dancing. This image was kindly given by Krista smith and you can find it here

There is some fab DT creations over at CRAFTY RIBBONS challenge blog with more of her images if you fancy a peek.
The papers are tatty ted papers and the ribbon is from CRAFTY RIBBONS
I am also adding this card too these other challenges :-
Hearts song inspiration......sponged backgrounds/die cuts
One stitch at a time........anything goes
Sentimental Sundays,...anything goes/include sentiment
Well bye for today, will be around tomorrow
x carol

CRAFT dt card

Morning peeps, well we have had rain all day yesterday and it looks like we may have it all day dark and miserable, makes me feel like doing nothing but curl up and watch dvd's or tv and drink hot chocolate and eat, which is not good for the waistline......
I need to push myself our of the door to get myself to work!!!

ok enough of me moaning ....My DT card is for CRAFT challenge and the theme is .....
I ribbon & 2 SHAPES and glitter. my glitter is on the mask and dress.
Our sponsor is Sassy Studio designs this is one of the fab images they gave us to play with. there is some fantastic inspiration from the rest of the DT, hop on over and have a peek.
I am adding this card to these other fab challenges in blog land:-
paper take weekly....get in shape
Top tip Tuesday......Design papers
Crafty cardmakers......anything goes
thanks for saying hello, glad you popped by,
hugs carol x

Friday 7 October 2011

aaaah Chocolate cake!!

Hiya... well i am coming to the end of my holidays, been a lovely two weeks away from work but all good things come to an end they say.....
now speaking of good things...mmmmmmmmmmmm chocolate cake, with cream yummy!!
that's what Birthdays are
My DT card today is for CRAFTY CATZ challenge which is a receipe of
1 image 2 papers and 3 buttons
Our sponsor is
and here is the why not pop on over and play along and check out the other fab DT cards.

I am adding my lovely bear card too the following challenges:-
four crafty chicks.....Monochromatic
Auds sentiment chall........Birthday
Cute card Thursday......time for cake
Sassy studio design....think pink
bye for now...x carol