Friday 30 August 2013

A little bit of ribbon pleating

Hello again..yep another post ....
just a quick one here is my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ
our theme this week is
Ribbon an easy one.... yes? 
I have used my large spellbinder dies for the card shape, another so cute image from Crafters Companion, ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons, flower stamp is from Chole's cards...... 

Our sponsor this week is 

why not have a visit over at CC to see what the other DT have been up too
hugs to all
x Carol x

Decoupage time at TPC

Happy Friday......yeah nearly the weekend and i am really excited as we are off to Cyprus on Sunday...whoooooo, so looking forward to it.
This is my DT card for TOTALLY PAPERCRAFT's
or theme is decoupage

I have used a crafters companion card stock and image, so cute he is!!
really quick card to make.
Our sponsors this week is

Hope you all have a lovely weekend 
all my posts over the next week or so will be scheduled posts...hopefully..LOL
take care
x carol x

Thursday 29 August 2013

Back to school

Hello again...well its soon time for the kids to go back to school and our theme at CRAFTY RIBBONS is exactly that BACK TO SCHOOL...
Now i don't have any reason to do back to school things these days so i decided on a plain pencil case which i bought as Asda and added my own design to it!!
this way i get to keep it just for 

Used a flower stamp from Chloe's creations and added lots of glitter...the lovely bias binding ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons and the added pink pearls....
thanks again for your visit today, 
take care all
x carol

Congrats to the Happy couple

God Morning my is the start of our new challenge at CRAFT
and the theme is
Congratulations/well done
I have used this fabulous image from Meljen designs one of our sponsors this week.....

Meljen's Designs

I have layered on to silver mirror card with my BP added a lovely crushed ribbon bow.
Our other sponsors this week are  


Thanks for your visit today...have a good day 
Adding my card to these other challenges going on at the mo...
4 Crafty Chicks..Squares
Delightful challenges...make the cut/use dies,punches etc
Penny's papercrafty....choose 3 embellishments from list on blog( ribbon, candy and flowers)
Creative inspiration below
x carol x

Friday 23 August 2013

Anyone up for a bit stitching

Hi there wow this fortnight has gone over so fast..did you miss us at Crafty Catz!!
i hope well now's your chance to play along with our challenges again after our summer break. We also have a new DT member Linda please pop on over and welcome her.
This weeks challenge is stitching with option of using  material set by Christine. 

This week see's a challenge with an option... take up the challenge with the option and you will be entered into both prize draws for both sponsors....But please remember to state what if any material has been used.
If you choose to leave out the option of material  and just cover the stitching  you will be entered into the  prize from our second sponsor.


Well it's faux stitching for me and
I used my material on lace flowers  and included a little bow too. The papers are from Bearly-mine designs digi papers, they are the new steampunk theme and you can find them HERE The super image is  a
Kenny K image. 

Well that's all my uploads for the week, just another week to go then i'm off on my holli bobs...whoooo
adding my card too
Kenny K.... case the DT (mine is cased of Maodren  ) 
catch up with you all soon, take care x carol

Thursday 22 August 2013

Yep another sketch

Hello my dear blogging friends, Happy Thursday!
Today it's my DT card for CRAFT and our theme is a lovely sketch to follow

I have been given this cute image from one of our sponsors.....Karen doodles
 It's called Doggy fall leaves,thought it just perfect for a man's card. the papers i have used are really old ones which i have never really used, but they all go together perfectly!!

Our sponsors for this challenge include
 Sassy Studio Designs

four fabulous sponsors with fab prizes on offer
would love for you to give it ago.
Dutch Dare challenge...animal antics
Papercrafting journey...anything goes
Penny's papercrafting....Die's / punches
Thanks again for your visit, means a lot 
x Carol

Tuesday 20 August 2013

Fancy a sketch

Morning blog land.... I'm here to share with you my DT card for BEARLY-MINE, This week we have a sketch for you to follow

our sponsors this week are Meljen and Little Darlings rubber stamp.
The papers i have used are digi papers Simple Dots and Floral suprise both from Bearly-mine digi sets
I have added a little glitter to the flowers after stamping with a Chloe's flower stamp  and on her little dress.

Hope you can have a go at using our sketch this week, There is also some more new digi papers which are lovely.... Steampunk Fantasy 2 which can be found here
  thanks for stopping by today,
 adding my card to these challenges
Abc challenges....lots of layers
Craft your passion....summer flowers
Created with love.something sweet
Take care x carol

Sunday 18 August 2013

just a quick one

A little later than planned, had a bit of a rush doing this one this i forgot!! 
so had to do  a quick one!!
So it's all about the ribbon which you can find over at CRAFTY RIBBONS
I have embossed the white background card and layered these two circle die cut shapes on foam pads with a simple message saying...
Thinking of you.....

thanks for stopping by today 
adding my card too
Less is more...round and round
Our Creative corner...words words words
x carol

Friday 16 August 2013

My Favorite things

Well it's not all about my Favorite things more to do with favorite colour, that's our challenge at
Yep mine is PINK....did you guess?
These lovely papers are from Bearly-Mine digi store...
The lovely cute image is a Crafters companion stamp..... flowers, ribbon etc from stash
Our sponsor this week is

with a winners prize of 5 digi images!!!!!

we would love to see your favorite colours too.
adding my card to these other challenges,....
Creative Corner...Anything goes
Sister act challenges...Anything goes
As you like it...fav ribbon or twine( i love organza ribbon my fav and its pink)
In the pink....Birthday
Seize the Birthday.......Birthday/anything goes
thanks for stopping by today
x carol x

Thursday 15 August 2013

Christmas time mistletoe and wine

Good Morning my's a traditional Santa for you .....its an image which was given to me by our sponsor today which is Robyns fetish   called Kris Krinkle. Our theme this week at CRAFT is
if you have not already guessed, at least i will have a few Christmas cards when it comes round as we have a christmas challenge every month.
I have kept this very simple ...embossed the white card and mattered and layered on red and silver mirror card. Die cut two squares and matered and layered on two other shape diecuts.
Our other sponsor this week include
    Crimson Cloud  DigiDarla and Digital Stamp Club

thanks for your visit today, take care and have a lovely day.
adding my card to these challenges....
Crafty Creations...  make two
Divas by Design........Christmas
Penny's paper crafting.....Lace/ribbon
Rhedd and Rosie...Red
The stamping Chef....Christmas
Whimsey inspiration chall....clean and simple
Cuttlebug mania....anything goes/embossing
x carol x

Wednesday 14 August 2013


Afternoon crafting world thought i would give you a little heads up!! CRAFTY RIBBONS are having a SALE...not just the Christmas ribbons but 25% off the normal gorgeous ribbons we all love too.....
christmas sale

why not pop on just never no what will jump into your, probs all those ribbons you thought you didn't want or should i say need!!

summer sale

catch up with you again tomorrow...take care X carol

Thursday 8 August 2013

Anything goes

Hi again just me with this DT project for CRAFTY RIBBONS Challenge blog... The theme this week is ANYTHING GOES, which i know yo all like.The  Gorgeous flower Bias binding can be found here. in the Crafty Ribbon store . I have used my new nestie's again...i love them,.this time i have used the slightly smaller one for this size card. The image is  a Crafters Companion one, he is so cute don't you think?? added pearl doodles on the corners.
Why not take a peek and see what the other DT have been doing for this challenge, sure you will find some inspiration along the way.
Have a good day .....take care and stay safe.
adding my card to these other challenges....
Papertake weekly...anything goes
As you like it challenge.....fav twine or ribbon.....
I love the ribbon, so pretty and very shabby chic!!  and it was a freebie from Crafty Ribbons so just fab
x Carol  x

My First ever

Hello my lovely blogging friends....i want to share my door hanger with you all, first one i have ever made..LOL ,
This is the challenge over at CRAFT this week..make Bookmark or Door Hanger  so i went with this for our Bathroom door!! Image is a Crafter's Companion stamp and the lovely ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons....papers are from Bearly Mine digi papers.
Our wonderful sponsors this week are ......

Do hope you can play along with us ....please pop on over and see the other fab designs from the DT 
take care will be back in a little while with another DT creation
addin my Door hanger to the following challenges...
Crafts and me...anything goes
The house that stamps built...water element
x carol x

Tuesday 6 August 2013

Tic Tac Toe just for you

Hi there .....How are we all doing on this Tuesday Morning....are you all coping with the summer holidays, at least the weather has been nice for the children to be out and about......
Today see's a new challenge starting over on BEARLY-MINE 
the theme is

well i have used nearly everything on the apart from the circle and even then i have used half a circle on the pattern flower paper as i used my new Martha Stewart circle punch then cut it in half!!

This card was made for my Son's girlfriend, so i did not add a sentiment until he had decided what to put on, flowers from stash...image is Saturated Canary called Fancy
Bearly-mine Digi papers...simple dots and spring blossoms
the wooden heart i have had a while bought off e-bay has a lovey flower print on. 
added glitter to the bodice and in her hair,  

why not pop on over and check out the other fab DT work this week, 
Thanks for stopping by....added my card to the following chalenges
Bunny Zoe's and white
Craft dee bowz...anything goes + handmade bow
Creative creations...monochromatic

x carol x