Friday 29 March 2013

DT project for TPC

Hi..yep just me again, This is my DT project for the challenge i have chosen over at
My metal is the on the bow, the backing card is gorgeous, i loved the colour and it is from  Hunkydory 
The images are old stamps i have had for years, just added a little pearl for detail.
I have embossed the white card. 
the lovely flowers are a stamped image which was embossed the stamp is from Chloe stamps, added a white  feather  to finish and some gems in the centre of the flowers

Our sponsor this week is ladybug crafts

the prize is a £10 gift vocher

why not pop on over and have a peek at the other DT projects... we would love for you to jon in with us tis week. Adding my Sisters Birthday card to the folowing challenges
Stamp and create...feathers or fur
Die cut Divas...embossing and ribbon
Ladybug crafts...anything goes
Charisma cards.....Happy Birthday
take care all
x Carol x


Hi  Happy Easter to everyone as its Good everyone will be happy as most peeps be of work for the weekend...if you have to go to work today  hope it passes quickly without too much hassle.

We have a new challenge starting over on the CRAFTY CATZ  blog and the theme has been chosen by 
our super Dianne
she would like to see PEARLS AND SWIRLS...easy!! don't you think. I chose a black and white theme, which has worked out well as the couple who;s wedding it is has the same kind of theme going on  !! added a bit glitter sparkle on her dress, but its a bit hard to see on photo. 

I have used this lovely sweet image from our sponsor

When i die cut the shapes i got lots of dots so i decided to add them to the card and make a bit of a spotty them. Did the same on the inside too.

Thanks for stopping by today, have a super bank holiday weekend what ever you may have planned.
Stamps and fun....monochrome
squigglefly....anything goes
Pause dream , enjoy.....anything goes
Passion for card.( punches glitter  blooms)
hugs Carol x

Thursday 28 March 2013

For a Special lady

Morning peeps.... oooh i loving been off work, if only i didn't have to work!! now there's a thought! 
need a lottery win for that to happen.
My card today is for CRAFT challenge as we have a new challenge starting today and the theme is 
Mothers Day / special lady
as mothers day was a few weeks back in the UK i think there will be more special lady cards!!
mine is a Mothers Day card which i sent to my mum in law..Lily
She is in a care home as she suffers from dementia / memory loss ...bless her
such a shame. I miss the real Lily
Our sponsors this week are 
Bugaboo and this is one of their images...other sponsors include
Do hope you can come and play along with us.
Lexi's creations.....mothers day / special lady
House of Gilli......Flowers and or ribbon
Have a  good day
x Carol x

Friday 22 March 2013

How about sparkle and a bow !!

Hi there..Hows life treating you then, ooh i have got a few days of after Monday so a nice long week for me so looking forward to it, not got any plans,but that can be a good thing, then i can take each day and plan from there, hope the weather improves though that would help a load.
Now onto my wedding card, this is for our new challenge starting today at CRAFTY CATZ and the challenge is  
this has been chosen by our very own Sassy

I have used a LOTV image of of my favs  the flowers have been stamped and heat embossed  this is a chloe's stamp. Ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons 

We are lucky to have two fab sponsors this week and they are 
gif maker

why not pop on over and check out the other fab DT creations for some inspiration which i am sure you will find there.
adding my card to these other challenges 
One stop Crafts..anything goes
challenge 4 everyone....anything goes
House of and ribbon
Have a lovely weekend all 
x Carol x

Thursday 21 March 2013

One for the boys!!

Hi Just me again with another DT card this time this is for CRAFTY RIBBONS now we are onto our second week of this challenge. and if you didn't already know our theme is 

My ribbons is from Crafty Ribbons  which you can find HERE  this is a lovely way to add your sentiment to your creation 

Button Box - Sea Breeze  Jam Pot Ribbons - Blueberry

The prize is fab buttons and ribbons wonderful blue colours....
also have you seen the little reminders about our blog hop which starts next week...which means more fabulous CRAFTY RIBBONS for you all and to kick things off before hand we have some more candy for you over on the CRAFTY RIBBONS INSPIRATION BLOG...why not pop on over and add your name to the link and see what you have to do to be in with a chance of winning the candy!!!
creative card crew....Masculine week
Can you digi it....Male birthday

take care and thanks for the visits

x Carol x

Photo inspiration challenge

Hello and Happy Thursday in blog land.... Just a little quick post from me!!
Today sees a new challenge starting at CRAFT and it is

I have used this cute image from Stamp Fairy who are one of our fab sponsors this week.

Our other sponsors are 

Crimson Cloud     

I'm sure you will be able to take inspiration from the photo so  will be seeing your fab creations.
have fun and catch up with you soon,
adding my card too these other challenges,
Bearly mine chall...anything goes
Deep ocean chall...cute and cuddly
Trough the craft room door..anything goes
x Carol x

Sunday 17 March 2013

Fancy a Ribbon Hamper!!

Hi again.....what do you think of these fabulous ribbons, you like?? well to kick off our blog hop at CRAFTY RIBBONS INSPIRATION BLOG this is on offer. 
All you have to do is add this little blinkie 
to your blog in the sidebar and link it back to the 
Crafty Ribbons Inspiration blog and leave your name in link provide on the Inspiration blog


Remember the blog hop runs from 28TH March til 2ND April, so save this date to your diary you would not want to miss out on the fab ribbons on offer 

See you there !!
x Carol x

Saturday 16 March 2013

Easter Blog Hop!!!

Yeah we are going to have an EASTER BLOG HOP...... at crafty ribbons inspiration blog
hope you can all play along

We also have a few surprises for you all,we have some special people joining us we know you will love them as much as we all do,so don't forget to come back and see who will be joining us...
Have a lovely weekend all
hugs Carol x

Friday 15 March 2013

It's been a while!!

Morning Crafters and bloggers, its a new challenge day over on the TOTALLY PAPERCRAFT blog
and our fab teamie Kim has chosen this weeks challenge and it is

Its been a while since i made any Easel cards so i enjoyed doing this one, the stamp was a gift from a DT buddy  and the papers are from some candy i won just a week or two back, as you can see i have cut the little flowers out of the DP, two or three of them attached together with a brad to get the layers; ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons.

Our sponsors this week are 

Two fab sponsors with fab prizes up for grabs. so why not pop on over and check the rest of the DT creations out for some fab inspiration ...thats if you need any i'm sure you will have lots of ideas which you would love to share with us....
Take care all and thanks for your visit.
x Carol

Fancy a laugh??

Hello there ...Its Friday so that should make everyone happy,  lol  if not we have a new challenge starting over at Crafty Catz 
so if you fancy a little chuckle or two come and join in our challenge which has been chosen by me this week and it is 

We have a fab sponsor this week it is BUGABOO STAMPS

The lovely spotty ribbon on my card is from Crafty Ribbons, i have used a spellbinders corner die and banner, and used a spotty DP for the background. The rest of the DT hve been busy too maing fabulous creation so do pop on over and leave them some love

Have a lovely weekend all and thanks for your visit, much appreciated,
take care x carol

Thursday 14 March 2013

Christmas in March how many weeks is it till Christmas does any one know and who is counting!!! not
at least with CRAFT challenge  i know i will have  12 Christmas cards made up!!  at least.
The challenge this week as you may have guessed is 

We have fab sponsors on board for this week again and they are 
Kenny K downloads  this image is one of there's simply called Santa
other sponsors this week include


so many prizes for the winners again.
Hope you can play along with us we would love to see what you come up with!!
Thanks for your kind visit and comments
hugs Carol xx

Friday 8 March 2013

Stitched Up!!

Hello and Happy Friday Morning....Today sees a new challenge starting at CRAFTY CATZ
it has been chosen by the lovely Kim .....she would like to see some stitching on the card, fake or real doesn't really matter!!

We are also on the look out for our next Months GDT, so if you want a chance to design with us for the Month of April, Pop on over and find out how??

I have used this lovely Birthday ribbon from Crafty Ribbons as it has stitching down either side and i have done fake stitching on the inside of the square...sorry for the photo was not a good light when i took this!

This cute image is from our sponsor  this week and that is 

there is a fab voucher to win to spend over at Alota stamps.
I have also added die cut frame to my image...and layered it up a little, MS corner punch used also.
Thanks for stopping by today, catch up with you over the weekend, 
Thought i might add my card to these other fab challenges around at the mo
Craft us Crazy...Anything goes
7 Kids colledge fund....Anything goes
Sisterhood of  Crafters......Birthdays
Link up with Pink..Inspiration photo
Hugs x carol 

Thursday 7 March 2013

Is Spring here yet?

Its nearly the weekend..whooooo
and then it will soon be Easter...yeah a long weekend, the only trouble there is i have decided to take on more hours at work !! and they start on 1st April, so no more days off for me through the week!
Now speaking of Easter the new challenge starting today over on the CRAFT blog is 
This is my little contribution to the challenge using this lovely sweet image from one of our fab sponsors 
Other sponsors include LEJ Designs........Stitchey Bear Stamps......Patties Creations
so again lots of prizes.....
I have used MS boarder punch, flowers are a string of ribbon which i just cut to get single flowers.
Hope you have time to take a look at the other fab creations from the DT over on the CRAFT blog

Take care and have a nice Day !!
Adding my card to these other fab challenge blogs...
LEJ Designs.....Spring
Created with Love chall...Anything goes
Paper play time....Anything goes
x Carol x

Anything Goes at Crafty Ribbons

Hi again just me with a little reminder that our challenge at CRAFTY RIBBONS which started last week is ANYTHING GOES with a lots of entries already. There is a gift voucher fr the winner  to spend at CR so why not have a go you never know your luck...

As its team Bows turn to share our creations this  is what i came up with for this weeks challenge.

I used all the new ribbons from CRAFTY RIBBONS store  Keep calm and sew and as you can see these come in so many wonderful colours they are available from HERE

I created this using a large doily and attached a foam ring after adding all the ribbons. then stamped and added image to center, flowers from stash.
Thanks for your visit,
adding my creation too these other fab challenge blogs...
Cutting and stamping......Flowers
Loves Rubber stamp blog.....Anything goes
Papertake weekly.....Anything goes
Have a wonderful day.
x Carol x

Friday 1 March 2013

Love is in the Air

WOW ...Happy 1st March..hopefully spring is not too far away, although last weekend we had lots of snow!!, hopefully no more. My card today is for TOTALLY PAPERCRAFTS.
The challenge this week is Love is in the Air and for this challenge i have used a lovely cute image from Doodle Garden who is one of our sponsors this week as well as Ribbon Girl. 
I have added some gorgeous glitter on the wings ..but not showing very good on the photo
this was a really quick card to make ..i love the backing papers from Kanban . 
Thanks for stopping by today...Have a lovely weekend .
x Carol x

ST David's Day

HAPPY ST DAVID'S DAY......because it's St Davids Day, Nina thought we could do a challenge with a Dragon or Daffodils on your creation. for the CRAFTY CATZ challenge this week.
I chose a dragon and this cute dragon is from PINK GEM DESIGNS 

we also have another fab sponsor this week which is J and C CREATIONS

The fence, little bird and flowers are all die cut , papers i have had a long time...not sure what company.
The ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons.
Do pop round to the CRAFTY CATZ blog to find out the prizes and to see our New DT just joining us this week!
Glad to see you here, thanks for all your comments, 
take care, 
x Carol x