Thursday 28 February 2013

aaah poorly bear!!

Hi there well its Thursday and that means.....New challenge over at the CRAFT blog and this week the challenge is EMBOSSING.

We have four fab sponsors for you this week,  i have used an image from one of our sponsors 
Meljen  designs called sick little bear!
i have embossed my plain white card and also the strip across the middle. Ribbon is from crafty ribbons.MS punch for the boarder. 

Other fab sponsors this week include.....Eigles and Doodle Dragons and also Trimgym digital..hope you cab play along and pop on over t check out the other DT creations,  
Enjoy the rest of your day
come back soon x
my card fits with these other challenges...
Divas by design....anything goes
Fab and Funky...Pastel colours
Pennys Papercrafting...Anything goes

Friday 22 February 2013

DT card for Crafty Catz

Hi Happy Friday..yeah for the weekend!! Big Hello to my latest new follower, nice of you to show an interest in my blog.
We have anew challenge over at CRAFTY CATZ starting today and the theme has been chosen by our teamie Beth.
 Punches and Dies
Sure everyone has a few punches around with a die or
We have two fab sponsors this week too which means two fab prizes

This fab image and sentiment is from Digi stamps 4 joy .
this gorgeous Ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons, MS punch used on the corners and spellbinder dies for the matt and layer of the image and quote . 
if you are short of a little inspiration our DT have some waiting for you over on the blog...
Have a lovely weekend, catch up with you all soon,
adding my card too
creative card crew....birthdays
Digi stamp 4 joy.....birthdays
x Carol

Thursday 21 February 2013

Button it up

Hi another little creation from me today and it is for CRAFTY RIBBONS we are into our second week for this challenge and its team  Bows turn to share our creation with you.
The challenge is" Button it up"

Did you know Crafty Ribbons  do lots of buttons also in all shades these big red buttons are from the store.
and this lovely ribbon also on the bottom button ..this is a photo frame which i bought in the sale just after Christmas cheap as Buttons or is that chips!! can find the buttons here
pop by and have a look at the other fab DT creations,
thanks for your visits
Sarah Hurley chall ..anything but a card
All that scrap......anything goes
Pennys papercraft...anyting goes

Recipe time at CRAFT

Hi there...Happy Thursday!!
Today i share with you my DT card for CRAFT and our theme is

this will be fun for sure!! we will look forward to see what you come up with.

The "stuffed with love "quote  fits nicely with this image i think....sponsors
this week include gem designs...crimson cloud....flonz and trimgym digistamps
Four fab sponsors don't you think. Be sure to check outhe other DT designs they look fab, some great inspiration for you.
following challenges cover this card
Hanna and and brown
7 kids colledge chall........Happy Birthday
Have a good day!!
x Carol

Monday 18 February 2013

Sew Special

Hi there...i would like to show you these fabulous ribbons at CRAFTY RIBBONS store, they are just new in and great for all occasions.
they have fab quotes on them, such as 
Quilters never grow old they just go to pieces!
Your sew special!
Stitched with love!
May  your bobbins always be full !
with this theme in mind i decided to add lots of squares and then stitched with the sewing machine to card.
Added a couple of buttons to finish off 
these are all available from  Here for ribbons and buttons Here
Sorry for the photo i don't think the ribbons like the light!!
Have a Good Day.
x Carol

Friday 15 February 2013

DT card for Totally papercraft

hi just me other card today is for Totally Papercrafts  and our theme is PETS....
ooh i love my pet...we have a black lab he does have his moments when he try's to pinch your sock when you are still wearing them .....

No back to my card
i am using a image called puppy surprise!!
Our sponsors this week are 

This weeks fabulous sponsors are 

$10 voucher

So two fabulous sponsor prizes, hope you can play along with us
have a lovely day and  good weekend
x carol

Eyes down its Bingo time!!!!

Good morning ,,,Happy Friday..... We are still on the look out for some new DT members so if you fancy applying to can find the details here...but be quick it closes on the 22nd of Feb.
today is new challenge day over at CRAFTY CATZ  
and the theme has been chosen by our fab Naomi and the theme is a Eyes down bingo ...

the image on my card is from our lovely sponsor

and we also have another fab sponsor

Mei flower with a £20 voucher to spend in the shop or £ 20 worth of goodies sent

I have followed the middle line with pearls and die cuts and ribbon, sure you can find something to make with all these choices......
adding my card to these other challenges......
Charisma Cardz....Anything goes
Milkcoffe chall.... make it cute

take care  x Carol

Thursday 14 February 2013

Christmas in Feb

HAPPY VALENTINE day my lovely bloggers  ...yep this is a Christmas card because

Christmas in February...thats our challenge today at CRAFT ...The image is from our lovely sponsor bugaboo image and the ribbon is from Crafty ribbons,
Our other sponsors this week are 
hope you can play along with us. 
have a lovely day ....will be back in five with another post for you
x carol

Friday 8 February 2013

Love is in the Air / DT call at CRAFTY CATZ

Hi...Happy Friday!!!
This is my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ 
Our theme this week is LOVE IS IN THE AIR (( feature a heart somewhere))which has been chosen by our fab Aunty Sue
and this is what i made with my dear hubby in mind, the image s from our fab sponsor this week

I have used acetate to suspend the image and the hearts, papers from craft CD, Ribbons is from Crafty Ribbons.

We are also looking for a couple of new girls/ boys to join our DT 
you will find all the info HERE

BUT if you feel you don't want to take on a DT post just now or you fancy a little play first to see how it goes we are having our usual
Guest Design spot call and this would be for next month ...March  you would just need to add GDT after you entry into this weeks challenge.
so lots to do and think about over at Crafty Catz,
thanks for stopping by today......have a lovely weekend
x Carol

Thursday 7 February 2013

Anything goes with a ribbon at Crafty Ribbons

Today i share with you just a page from my memory book i was working on for some one at work who is leaving tomorrow..i did get it finished thank goodness .... too me all weekend !!! wow
Finished decorating the box i saved after Christmas too, you may get to see that later.. This beautiful ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons store and has a thin wire in so great for keeping the shape!.

and here is another page with one of my work colleagues on, i got them all to wright a little message to the person that is leaving, then did a page with their picture and the message!

It is the second week of our challenge over at CRAFTY RIBBONS and the theme is 
anything goes with a ribbon
so any creation..but must ave a ribbon
lots of entries this week so far.
thanks for stopping by today 
x carol

DT card for CRAFT

Hello,,,,,, Thursday again which means a new challenge starting over at CRAFT
This week the theme is 
 Use bandages/Get well /Sympathy

I have gone with the Sympathy as this image was given for the DT to use from one of our sponsors
Our other fab sponsor this week are LEJ Designs......Gingerloft and Rick St Dennis MFA
so again lots of prizes up for the taking.
I have kept this card really simple and just matt and layered and embossed the white card, added ribbon and bow, an die cut the scroll at the bottom with sentiment.

Hope you can play along with us
Have a lovely day all
x Carol

Monday 4 February 2013


Crafty Catz

Hi there hows your Monday going..... mines OK at the mo but that will soon change as i am off to work in a little while and working late!! ooh well role on the
Thought i would just pop on to share the news that we are having a DT call at CRAFTY CATZ..
So how about it.....
Are you interested...well why not pop on over and read all about it and if you fit the bill we would love to here from YOU.....
Enjoy the day
x Carol x

Friday 1 February 2013

More bags than shoes now !!

Hiya...yep another bag from me this week, this one is slightly taller and no stamps used at all, This is my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ 
Our theme this week is 
anything but square 
Ribbon is from crafty ribbons, the flap has lots of gems on and used spellbinder die for edging
Our sponsor this week is  Crafty Ribbons

and the fab prize is these gorgeous ribbons!!

Jam Pot Ribbons - Blackcurrent

wouldn't you love to play with these!! yep well join in with the fun over at CRAFTY CATZ to be in with a chance.
have a god day all
x Carol x

make your own

Hello this Week at TOTALLY PAPERCRAFT the theme is 
make own embellishments
The flowers and the butterfly are my home made embellishments, the image is from our fab sponsor this week who is Saturated Canary

The butterfly has been stamped twice and heat embossed, the flowers shapes have been cut with cutllebug  and layered about six times to create the flower. Ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons and i have used a corner punch on the corners.
Hope you can play along with us.
 Take care all and have a lovely weekend,
x Carol