Thursday 31 January 2013

DT card for CRAFT

Hi there...its a new challenge day starting at CRAFT and this week our challenge is 
"use a mask" / "make a mask"
well i have used a little teddy stamp i have had for ages and only used once or twice but thought this would work, so i first stamped him then cut him out for my mask and just over stamped him 
Kept it simple really just added corner peel offs and ribbon and flower from stash.

Our sponsors this week are 
so lots of prizes up for grabs, why not play along so easy to do.

thanks for stopping by 
take care
x Carol

Monday 28 January 2013

Matching shoes needed!!

Hello...Just popping on to share my latest creation using CRAFTY RIBBONS
these are a beautiful peachy colour .
I used a A5 card and just cute away the sides into the shape of a bag!
added the flap after attaching all the ribbons to the under side.
Stamped straight on to the card and then coloured  flowers, added the picot ribbon on double sided tape.
Now i just need the shoes!!  lol
thanks for stopping by, all the ribbons are available from CRAFTY RIBBONS store 
X carol

Friday 25 January 2013

Cute as a button

TGIF......yep FRIDAY thank goodness been a long week !!
quick post just to share my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ 
Our theme this week has been set by our very own fab lady Dianne
she has chosen
CUTE AS A BUTTON..... cute image needed and buttons
We are lucky to have two sponsors this week
This lovely cute image is from one of our sponsors which is 
our other lovely sponsor is

The ribbon is from Crafty ribbons and i just love the cute heart buttons which i bought on e-bay. feathers and flowers from my stash.
hope you can all play along with us
Have a good weekend. 
also adding my card too
Paper crafting journey....for a girl
can you digi it...getting girly 
x Carol

Thursday 24 January 2013

aah true love!!

Hiya and Happy Thursday...
Hows things have you still got SNOW,  its always lovely when it first comes but then goes horrible and slushy and the more SNOW  then i hate it!! lol
role on the spring i say.
Now back to my card, this is my DT creation for CRAFT and our theme is 
did you guess !! this lovely cute image is from one of our sponsors
Karen's doodles  called  Elliot valentine
I have cut the heart shape punches out of my red card then slotted the black hearts into the spaces on foam tape to lift them up slightly added  embossed black card( not clear on photo) across middle with ribbon from the Crafty ribbons store

Our other fab sponsors this week are 
Flonz ......Doodle dragon    ....and... Hopejacare
so four fab prizes up for the winners of this week.
adding my card to these other challenges
Digi stamps 4 joy...... anything goes
I love promarkers....anything goes
Pennys papecrafting...embossing
Papertake weekly...add a bow
Nice of you to say hello and pop by
take care 
x Carol

Love is in the Air

Hi... Love is in the air!! tr la la la la can you remember this song!! now singing as i type this..... this my DT card for CRAFTY RIBBONS we are into our second week of this challenge and the theme is
Love / Romance
The prize is these fab ribbons
The ribbons are from crafty ribbons store you can find them 
on the links below
i love ewe ribbon on the heart button and the LOVE ribbon
My hearts i have punched  with hand punch, added dots round the edges ,,,my letters are not to good but i could not use my letter stamps as they were too big for the hearts...but already on a roll with the idea so had to do i this way .lol  as run out of time to start again ooh the joys!! I have attached them onto acetate so they are floating ! The red card is embossed  with swirls folder. 
thanks for stopping by today,
Adding my card to these other challenges
Crafting for all occasions...buttons and bows
Rubys rainbow...valentine
Sisterhoods crafting...hearts
Anything goes..Buttons and bows
The craft room...monochromatic
take care all
x Carol

Friday 18 January 2013

No cards allowed

Hi there..ooh i am so late with my post today i normally have my post set and ready, but things are a little busy at home with work going on so not much time for me!!

This is a little retirement memory book for a friend who is leaving work, and it fits lovely with this weks challenge at CRAFTY CATZ

"Anything but a card"

i have stamped on to the front cover and added die cut birds and ribbon
Our sponsor this week is Crimson cloud

Crimson Cloud
adding this creation too these other challenges,
The perfect sentiment......add a ribbon/encouragment
Hope you can play along with us
wrap up warm al and stay safe in this snowy weather
hugs Carol x

Embossing time

Hello......are you all wrapping up warm...really cold here in the north east and as usual snow stops and adds problems to the roads.
any way stay safe
Now for my today's card which is my DT card for TOTALLY PAPERCRAFTS
The theme this week has been set by me and it is
"Embossing of any kind"

I have heat embossed the background of my card, after stamping with swirls stamp from Chloe's stamps and used the WOW embossing power also from Chloe's
The tag i made a few weeks back for another DT project, so handy to have something like that already made and coloured.
Our sponsors this week are

adding my cad to these other challenges
Craft us crazy...Love or seeing red


hugs Carol x

Friday 11 January 2013

Buttons and Bows at Crafty Catz

Hi there....My card is a DT card for CRAFTY CATZ  and our theme is 
BUTTONS AND BOWS. which has been chosen by our lovely Kim this week.
We are also looking for a new Guest  DT for the month of Feb, so if you fancy a month with us at CRAFTY CATZ, pop on over and see what you have to do! 
My papers are my new Docraft papers, the stamp is a Crafters Companion. Buttons from stash,
 Ribbon from Crafty Ribbons and i have used my new  spellbinder die which i got for xmas for the flower and the boarder across middle of card.
Our sponsor this week is Mulberry craft and they supplied a bag of embellishments for us to offer  for the prize
Hope you can play along with us
I am adding my card to the following challenge,
Tuesday throwdown.....shiney and new 
Try it on stash
inky chicks.....anything goes
Loves rubber stamps....use die or punches
have a good day my friends
x Carol

Thursday 10 January 2013

Hope it's a better one!!

Hi  Just me again.....I'm here to remind you of our challenge at CRAFTY RIBBONS, this is our second week and it's Bow's team to share with you our creations for the challenge which is 
*New beginnings*

As you can see mine is the new beginning of the new year 2013!!
I do hope it's a better one.
I have used my spellbinder die for die cuts, the ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons and i have embossed the backing with the swiss dots fav! if you have not   

The prize for this challenge is 
Baby ribbon collection, exclusive to Crafty Ribbons

so if you have not already played along with get moving.

I am adding my card to the following challenges ..
Creative moments......monochromatic
Creative craft beginnings
Papertake weekly...Happy New...
(pin) image

take care and have a lovely day
x Carol

colour combo at CRAFT

Good Morning my lovelies...Today's card is my DT card for CRAFT and the theme is ......
Challenge 189, 10th of January 2013

Blue is not a colour i use very much apart from men's cards so yes you guessed a mans card it is!!
The image is from one of our sponsors Patties creations
Other sponsors this week include
The backing paper is from the bottom of my paper box, had to dig embossed lines on plain white card for the top. Ribbon is from Crafty ribbons, buttons from stash. Banner at top die cut nestabilities.
I am adding my card to these other challenges,
Freshlybrewed. ..anything goes
Penny's paper crafting...anything goes and white.
celebrate the occasion.....must use blue/male
Have a lovely day all....
x Carol

Friday 4 January 2013

Anything goes time at CRAFTY CATZ

Hello and welcome to my first DT card of the New Year for CRAFTY CATZ......did you miss us!!
Did you have a lovely Christmas? I'm sure you will have, hope you got some new crafty 
Well our theme this week is 
this will get you back into the crafty mood. we all love Everything
Now we had a few changes at Crafty Catz last year, and a little bit before  it was planned to happen....happened and that was for me to take over the running of Crafty Catz to celebrate this i decided to be the sponsor for this week and here is the little sponsor prize from me 

along with another  NEW sponsor for us 


who is offering a £10 gift voucher to spend with them

which means two prizes, whooooo 
The image is a penny black stamp as the little girl likes fairy's and princess's so thought she fitted the bill 
Do hope you can pop by and check out the other DT creations.
adding my card to these other challenges
Crafty Creations.....anything goes
Freshly brewed....anything goes
Penny's paper crafting......favorite embellishment..(flower and feathers)
By the cute and girly......cute and girly
hugs carol x 

aaah true love!!

Hello  today sees the start of the  first new challenge of the year starting at TOTALLY PAPERCRAFTS and  we have decided to have two DT  so this week it's my turn to share with you my creation for our challenge which is 
Mine is an engagement card  for a couple starting out on a new adventure together.
The image is called pussy cat love.
I have cut all the squares with my cuttlebug and spellbinders, added a bit of bling, flowers and ribbon from stash. 
Our sponsors this week are 

adding my card too...
Bunny zoe's craft...celebration
Thanks for stopping by today, have a lovely weekend
x carol x

Thursday 3 January 2013

Happy 2013

Hi there, wow 2013 only 51 weeks till 
bet you were really wanting to know that!!
me neither just thought i would chuck it in there for fun.
Now today brings another new challenge at CRAFT and the theme is "make own backing papers"!!
Easy i here you say, well i made mine just by embossing on them with a stamp from Chloe's and using her wow embossing powder. also used my new little sewing Machine which i was given off Santa well my family really....
The image is a Saturated Canary image who is one of  our lovely sponsors this week along with 

Adding my card to the following challenges 
ABC Challenge.....New year sparkle
Pape rmakeup stamps...Anything goes
Kaboodle doodles....Anything goes
Make it Monday...Anything goes

Have a lovely day all
hugs Carol x

Tuesday 1 January 2013

SALE time

are we all well and fit ready to go in to 2013.......YEP good to here
Just a little quick post to let you know CRAFTY RIBBONS sale starts today
january ribbon pack sale

It's a first come first served basis as they go out the door really pop on over for some fab bargains
enjoy the rest of today
x Carol