Friday 29 November 2013

whooo Santa here!!

Morning my friends....i have had a lovely few days crafting, well i had to really lots to do for the Crafty Ribbons blog event, which i am sure yo will have heard about,  hope you are joining in.
So onto my todays card which is m DT project for CRAFTY CATZ, our new challenge theme is
which means we want to see  Santa on your creations!!

I have used a Rick st Dennis image, i think he looks just perfect!! 
Die cut the center of my card out and added him to the inside 

Stamped the flowers and heat embossed them.
Our sponsors this week   is Mei flower

Hope you can play along with us.
The DT have made some fabulous examples  foryou.
Have a lovely weekend all, i think i may even get my Christmas Tree up this weekend,
x carol x 

Thursday 28 November 2013

Just ad Metal

Morning ...where are  the days going too, this week has gone far to fast for my liking, my weeks holiday is nearly over....;very sad face
This is my DT card for CRAFT and our theme this week is add metal / charm can see my little charm on the ribbon. The image is from one of our sponsors...... Rick st Dennis  called morning goddess

Other sponsors this week include
 Sassy Studio Designs

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

Tuesday 26 November 2013

My fav has to be PINK

Good Morning my friends....ooh i'm having a lovely week off work so far, a little shopping yesterday and again today with my oldest daughter, trying to get a few more Christmas gifts bought and then wrapped as i hope to get my tree up on Sunday! well that's the plan. .....LOL
ok now here is my DT card which i nearly forgot to post, most unlike me, for BEARLY-MINE

 I have used Simple dots and Gingham from Bearly - Mine designs, the image is a cute Crafters Companion image, Ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons, flowers from stash and the boarder on my card was cut using the spellbinder dies. and the center bit also. The challenge this week is ANYTHING GOES
Our sponsors are 
we would love for you to play along with us.
Have a lovely day,
will be adding my card to these other challenges going on at the mo
Craft-dee Bowz......Anything goes with Bow
Crafting from the heart...Anything goes
Lady Ann challenge.....More than one layer
Make it Monday...always Anything goes
Paper playtime...Anything goes
x Carol x  

Friday 22 November 2013

Countdown to Christmas

Hello friends and follower's.... 
Time to share some fab news with you all..... Over on the Crafty Ribbons Inspiration blog we are going to be having another one of our fabulous events,yes it's time for our Christmas Advent Event which will run from 1st December through to the 24th December........

Each day we will be highlighting a different Craft Company or Shop,the Design Team will be posting cards/projects on  the Inspiration blog and on their blogs each day there will also be a prize from the highlighted Company up for grabs that's 24 prizes  in total and you can enter each day,only one entry per person per day to make it fair,so make sure to become a follower over at the Crafty Ribbons Inspiration blog   and remember the Christmas Advent will start at 8.30am (GMT) on the 1st December the Design Team hope you will all join in the fun and countdown to Christmas with us....... 

To kick off our new event we are offering a fabulous surprise ribbon candy......

If you would like to win this fabulous ribbon surprise,then all you need to do is go over to the Crafty Ribbons Inspiration Blog and checkout the post about the Christmas Advent Event...
Enjoy the weekend...
x Carol x

Bag or Tags

Good Morning...ooh i am so glad it's the weekend, i also have a weeks holiday planned  from work, have many things to do but i don't always get them done...mmmm i always seem to get side tracked  into another direction doing something that was not planned, so fingers crossed i can stay
Now onto my DT creation for CRAFTY CATZ , our challenge this week is 
Bags or Tags..
I have gone with the bag and i got to use this fabulous image from our sponsor Digi stamps 4 Joy

Digistamps4Joy SHOP

Isn't she a doll!!

We also have a second sponsor this week Crafty Ribbons 

Papers are from Crafter's companion CD, added beads to my ribbon  which is from Crafty Ribbons on the handles.
Hope you can play along with us as we don't have many weeks left , just a few more challenges before we stop for Christmas,
Thanks again for your visit today,
x Carol x

Thursday 21 November 2013

Inspiration photo challenge

Hi yep another card from me this morning and it is my DT card  for  CRAFT the them this week is Inspiration photo

I have used this cute snowman image from Bugaboo who is one of our fab sponsors this week.
embossed my card and added a flower and some lace....
Other sponsors this week are 
   Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps and More
Thanks for your visits today, stay warm...
x Carol x

Stitcing real or Faux

Hi what weather we had last night here in the North East of England...hailstones, snowflakes thunder and lighting...what a ooh a lots of wind too.
Hope its better where you are.
I'm here to share with you my DT card for CRAFTY RIBBONS our theme this week is Stitching real or faux stitching is on the ribbon which you can find HERE and faux along the boarder.

his cute owl image is also available rm Crafty Ribbons store...coloured or just the image for you to colour
you can find them HERE
The papers are from BEARLY-MINE design 

The prize this week is some fabulous Ombre ribbons, why not join in you just never know, you may just be our random winner.
Have a lovely day everyone,
x Carol x

Tuesday 19 November 2013

Hoot Hoot it's me!!

Just a little quick post for you today,thought i would share these fab ribbons with you, its one of the latest in a fabulous range at CRAFTY RIBBONS ..these darling owls look so cute don't you think well they are available here   and here  for the yummy christmas ribbon. The brown ric rac ribbon is here 
I have added a few die cut snowflakes and used a MS boarder punch for the edging  also added a few peel offs which i have not used for such a very very very long, i can remember i used to use these all the time. how things change!!
Have a good day all and thanks for your visit, x carol

Friday 15 November 2013

Anything but Square

Yeah It's FRIDAY and it's nearly the weekend
whoop whoop....
Today we have a new challenge at CRAFTY CATZ and the theme is 
Anything but Square ...
sure you will have some fun with this one, i used my Martha Stewart new punch to do my card with,
and used die cut flowers to decorate and added a little gem in middle.
The image is a little cute panda one from Crafter's companion
Our sponsors this week is 

why not pop on over and have a look at the other DT fabulous creations.
adding my card to
7 Kids colledge fund......Anything goes
Crafty Creations...Dies/punches
Fab and Funky......Anything goes
Take care, stay warm 
x carol x

Thursday 14 November 2013

DT creation for CRAFT

Morning friends in blog land..... i'm just popping on to share with you my DT project for CRAFT as our new challenge is starting today and the theme is gift bag/box.
I have used a digi paper from one of our sponsors this week which is Stitchey Bear stamps and printed out on Crafters companion card, which gives you this shiny effect.

Added snowman image which is from  Bugaboo,  also added die cut snowflakes and ric rac ribbon from crafty ribbons.
Other sponsors  this week include

Thanks for stopping by today, enjoy your day
x Carol x

Tuesday 12 November 2013

Have a pink Christmas

Morning my lovely peeps....Today is a new challenge day at BEARLY-MINE Challenges and our theme is 
 Christmas in Pink
sounds good if you like pink!! which i do 
I have used an image from The paper Shelter  as they are one of our sponsors this week 

The papers are Gingham and paper lace  from  Bearly-mine 
Ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons
Die cut snowflakes and i have added glitter to Santa but that's not showing too much 
adding my card to 
2 sisters challenge........Christmas sparkle 
Crafty Calender....All things Christmas
Sister Act card chall...Anything goes
Totally Papercraft....use glitter
Have a lovely day 
x Carol x

Friday 8 November 2013

Photo inspiration

Hi there....Yes you must know what day it
New challenge day at CRAFTY CATZ
and our theme has been chosen by  our lovely Linda
Inspirational photo

well  when i  saw this i thought of halloween colours so this is another one of the halloween bags, this time around i have added a ribbon which is from Crafty ribbons and the papers are Bearly-mine digi papers
The image is from our sponsor the lovely Kristy  from Saturated Canary 

Have a lovely weekend everyone
x carol

Thursday 7 November 2013

Traditional Christmas

Hi...well yes not too long til the Santa man comes along but i need to crack on with my Christmas cards, not got many done at all.
Well here's one.. at least lol 
Its my DT creation for CRAFT and the theme is Christmas
The papers are from Bearly-mine  called Traditional Christmas   and they sure are lots of green and red to choose from.
The image is from our sponsor this week who is Stamp Fairy.
The flowers are stamped and heat embossed  and the sentiment ribbon  is from Crafty Ribbons
Other sponsors this week include


Thanks again for your wonderful visits to my blog
adding my card too
Crafting by Design.....Anything goes
Divas by Design....use Digi image
Fab and Funky....Traditional Christmas colours
Penny's papercrafty....Lots of layers
Creative card crew...Teddy Bear
Holly Jolly Christmas chall......Christmas traditional colours
x Carol x

Tuesday 5 November 2013

Christmas is coming

Hi ...This is a card i made at the weekend after  i came back from the craft fair at Houghton-le spring, bought lots of new goodies ....These stamps were just a couple of things, the fern along the top and the bauble's,are from Chloe's stamps, she has some gorgeous stamps and just started her own dies now in the range . I  also found out that she now opens to the public  on a Wednesday . Must try and get there too as its near to where i live
Ok back to my card,I have embossed the images  with the wow embossing powder, used my spellbinder grande dies and also added the flowers which are  from Chloe's  collection , these too have been  stamped and embossed .
The ribbon is a gorgeous  two toned type of organza ribbon from Crafty Ribbons  
Thanks for our visit today 
Craft-dee bowz.......anything goes with handmade bow
Card mania...Anything goes
Imagination crafts...glitter and sparkle
MIM ...anything goes
Sparkle n Sprinkle......anything goes with glitter
x carol x

Saturday 2 November 2013

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