Friday 27 April 2012

Blooming lovely

Hip Hip  array it's Friday today....yeah 
My Card today is my CRAFTY CATZ dt card and our theme is " ANYTHING GOES" and we know you like these who doesn't.....

The image on the card has been kindly given by our sponsor The Stamping Boutique

My papers which i have used are ones i have had a little while now, sorry not sure of the name of them, but after clearing out my craft stash the other day i have decided i must not buy any more DP i have to many, but i did not admit this to my, also my ribbons got a good sort through and i did not realise how many ribbons i had. All this has come about because
I have now got my own Craft cupboard, with lots of storage, and  it's so much easier to find
The butterfly is a Martha Stewart and these die cut corner shapes was a great find!!!
this card also fits in with these other challenges going at this moment.
I love promarkers.......floral image
Inky impressions.....Anything goes
Ladybugs craft.......Birthday card
Creative inspirations......Anything goes
Thanks for stopping by
x carol x 

Thursday 26 April 2012

DT cards

Hi...Good Morning, i have decided to add both my DT  challenge cards together this morning, mainly coz i was running out of time last night when i did it... I honestly don't know where my time is going...well most of it at work as have been on late clinics this week so not getting in till 6.30/7p.m. then turn around and catch up with the family and then it's bed
so Here is my first card which is for CRAFT and the theme this week is ANIMALS ...used this image fromour sponsor  Stamping Boutique
  The Stamping Boutique
and our other sponsors are HopejacareDoodles by Hope Jacare 

I am sure you will be able to find a fab image to fit the challenge if you fancied playing along....
The ribbons are from CRAFTY RIBBONS  they have cute animal paw prints on them, papers are off a long time ago, have been having a little sort well a BIG sort of my craft stuff so i can find things these
adding this card too these other challenges.....
 Crafty sentiments.....For a child
Creative card crew....use a ribbon
This other card is for CRAFTY RIBBONS, challenge blog which also starts today and the theme is a colour one of PINK, YELLOW  and ORANGE
Now these three colours i would never have put together, but i thought this PB image was just perfect for the three colours....
The prize is 
spring bevs bag
Ribbons are from CRAFTY RIBBONS, used cuttlebug  for the embossing swirl folder. which i hardly use i am normally drawn to the swiss dots folder, The corners i actually bought ages and ages ago before i even had my cuttlebug  and only found them when i cleared my craft goodies I think my card is missing some flowers, will have to add them at a later 
will add this card to .....
Crafts and me...embossing
Chocolate, coffee and cards....Bingo card....Embossing,Punchies, No DP
Fab and Funky....No design papers
Simon says stamp..anything goes
Thanks again for your comments and visits, 
hugs Carol x

Friday 20 April 2012

Buzy Bee for me i late today with my post for my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ, not enough hours in the,  i just ran out of time last night to do my post so better late than never!!
The theme is Checks or Stripes you can great is that!
I have used this already coloured image from our sponsor The Paper Shelter, he is cute don't you think,

 Printed paper from Craft CD. used the Grand Calibur to cut the circle shape with a spellbinders die, slotted the raffia ribbon through and added lace.
Will add this card to these other challenges around at the moment
Oozak......anything goes
Tiffany doodles...any digital stamp
Thanks for saying HELLO...
Have a lovely weekend
x Carol x 

Friday 13 April 2012

Animal magic

Hi and HAPPY FRIDAY this week was a nice short one again, loving the short wish there was more. Now my card today is for our new challenge starting at CRAFTY CATZ  and the theme is ANIMAL and how cute is this doggie!! he is a meljen design and i think he is a perfect for the men's cards which i struggle sometimes to find especially for the younger  men
Our sponsor this week is Crimson cloud

Thanks for taking time to pay me a visit,
Have a lovely weekend when it comes around,
x Carol x

Thursday 12 April 2012

Things with wings

Hi's time to start a new challenge at CRAFTY RIBBONS challenge blog and this fortnight our theme is THINGS WITH WINGS.....I am sure you will be able to find something for the challenge , As you can see my backing which is Ribbon is covered in butterflies and this is available from CRAFTY RIBBONS the blue checked ribbon is also from CRAFTY RIBBONS. The punched butterflies are MS and the image was a freebie i found about a month back.
Now our prize this week is a fantastic new DVD from Crafty can watch a little clip of this using the link below the image.
thanks for your visit, 
x carol x

Photo for inspiration

Hi we are having a Inspirational challenge this week at CRAFT and the photo below is you inspiration. we are also celebrating our 150th challenge how super is that..... and to celebrate this we will have lots more winners this week.

Te image i have used this week is from one of our sponsors.....stitchy bear stamps and the papers are designed by our very own  Jo from Trimgym
Other sponsors this week are Eiglas
and Bugaboo
I do hope you can play along.......
Thanks for stopping by, i love your visits,
x carol

Friday 6 April 2012

FREE Ribbons

Hi Just me again....two posts so quickly on the same day, WOW that's not like me..BUT i had to let you know that CRAFTY RIBBONS are giving away FREE yes FREE ribbons when you place an order over £10, which is easily done as there is so many Beautiful ribbons to choose from you will fill your basket.  Now hurry cause this offer will only be on over the Easter Weekend!!

This Birthday card which i made has the lovely  ribbon from CRAFTY RIBBONS and the image was a freebie from a craft Mag, which i stamped twice so that i could add another layer to my image, embossed the background with the swirl folder. But f you don't want to buy your ribbon why not join in the challenge over at CRAFTY RIBBONS  blog and you may WIN your ribbons, as you still have time to play along.
i am adding this card to the following challenges....
CCEE stampers......use embossing folder
inked paws...monochromatic
oozak chall....Anything goes
Thanks again for stopping by. 
x Carol x

Clean and simple

Good Morning and Happy Easter everyone.....
I do hope the weather is good for this weekend, going up to Northumberland  on Sunday and staying over for the night just me and hubby as its our Wedding Anniversary today, and you know what he bought me for our Anniversary......YEP craft goodies.....a GRAND CALIBUR and some Spellbinder dies, i knew there was a reason i love him so much.
Now back to my card which is my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ and this week the theme is CAS (clean and simple) sometimes this is not as easy as it seems!!
Used the Swiss dots embossing folder for background and a Chloe's stamp for the flowers which have been layered up in the middle flower, with the large and smaller flower image. Ribbon is a new one from Crafty Ribbons, such a quick  card to make.
Hope you can play along as our sponsor this week is
Crafty Emma's store

Have a lovely weekend and stay safe
adding this card too...
4 crafty
cheerful stamp pad...anything goes
House of Gilli.... white plus one other colour
MIM. goes
x Carol x

Thursday 5 April 2012

Love Daffodils

Hello and are you ready for the lovely long Easter weekend, love seeing daffodils and Tulips  at this time of year, don't you? Let's hope the weather improves.
Well here is another Easter Card, as the theme is Easter/spring time, at CRAFT challenge blog.   The image is from The Stamping Boutique
The Stamping Boutique
I have used the Swiss dots embossing folder.....this is one of my favourites can you , inked  the edges and cut  the centre out to add the flower into.The butterfly is a digi image which i just made a lot smaller and then added the little green gems.
Our other fab sponsors are
Sassy Studio DesignsCrimson Cloud

so lots of prizes up for grabs, come and join in we love seeing all your wonderful creations.
Crafts & me....Bows and butterflies
Crafty creations......spring
Fab and funky.....embossing
Ruby's rainbow.....Easter
Sisterhood of crafting...Easter
Thanks for stopping by 
Have a lovely Easter Break 
x carol x