Friday 31 January 2014

Anything goes at Crafty Catz

Well its Friday, ooh i can here the weekend calling.....LOL  not that i have anything planned just nice to be away from work for a few days. 
Today my post is my DT project for CRAFTY CATZ our theme this week is 
Yep easy one for everyone
We have two lovely sponsors this week 

I have used buttons as my balloons, the image is from Digi Darla, Papers are from Digi CD 

Well that's it from me just a quick post today ...short but sweet
Have a lovely weekend, enjoy what ever you have planned
take care
x Carol x

Thursday 30 January 2014

Love Love Love

Hello This is my DT entry for CRAFT this week our theme is 
Love / Valentine if you did not guess... 

 I have used an embossing folder on the bottom half of my card and used punched hearts which i also embossed. The ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons

Our fab sponsors this week are
  Crafts By Fitztown


Hope to see  you there
Thanks again for your visits,

 x Carol x 

Wednesday 29 January 2014

MMMM Yummy chocolate !!

Hello.....Just a quick little post from me this morning as i thought i would share with you my card for 
CHOCOHOLICS....could this be for you, lol well its me!!!
I love chocolate
These ribbons are from CRAFTY RIBBONS store you can find them HERE
they work great toether dot you think
I have just applied them to the embossed backing cream card and left the rest upto the ribbons!!

Friday 24 January 2014

Its all Black n White

Horray its FRIDAY!!! done extra hours at work this week, you know when you say thats ok i will do them then when and as the week goes by you think why the hell did i agree to but hey ho soon be over......
ok enough of mine moans and groans this is my card for our challenge at CRAFTY CATZ the theme is
I have used this fab image from our sponsor Delicious Doodles  
Grab a Banner

I have kept this simple really and used the diecut shapes to add the design.
Glitter,gems and feathers for added
Hope you can play along with us, why not pop on over and check out the other fab DT creations for more inspiration
Thanks for stopping by 
have a lovely wekend
x carol x

Thursday 23 January 2014

Colour combo time at CRAFT

Hello again, yes its Thursday and that means a new challenge starting at CRAFT
This week our challenge is a colour theme 

i have used an image from our sponsor this week which is 

the image is called Fishing Bear from QKR stampede
 As you can see i have made an Easel card this week and the colours i think lend themselves to a male theme also. The ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons. yep you may have noticed i used my new banner die again, lol cannot resist it really.
Our other sponsors this week include
Crimson Cloud    

thanks for your lovely visit and any comments you wish to leave, i love reading them.
have a lovely day
x Carol x 

Friday 17 January 2014

Winter Fantasy

well its Friday and we are half way through the month of Jan already, wow time goes fast these days.
Because its Friday that means its a new challenge day at CRAFTY CATZ and our theme this week is 
WINTER FANTASY use a fairy
We were given some lovely fairy images from our sponsor this week which is 
also a new sponsor for us FITZTOWN

The gold ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons and the backing card is from Hunkydory
Thanks for stopping by today
have a lovely weekend
x Carol x

Thursday 16 January 2014

A little bit of Decoupage

Hi ...How ae you all doing,  I am sitting here yawning my little head off as its Wednesday evening (10.30) and i always schedule my posts but they are usually done by  it feels like its been a very long day, I really need my bed as been up since 6.30 this morning .
Ok this is my card for our challenge over at CRAFT the theme is  use a Technique and this week it is Decoupage, when i first started cardmaking i use to do decouage all of the time, not so much lately. so i did enjoy doing this one.

I have used an image from one of our sponsors this week 
Sweet and Sassy called Morning glory.
rinted many times and then coloured and cut out

I have left the sentiment off , i can add this at a later date as flowers can be for anything.
other sponsors this week include 


Thanks for your visit today ....take care 
Have a lovely Day 
x Carol 

Wednesday 15 January 2014

Quick one just for Ewe

Hi and Happy hump i was wanting to share with you this quick and simple card using the message ribbons available at CRAFTY RIBONS store. These are a great way to add your sentiment or what you want to say on your card  

I have embossed the background with an embossing folder from Spellbinders added the lttle hearts after cutting them out of shrink plastic then adding my letters and stitch detail before shrinking them.
so quick and easy, hope you like it.
Enjoy the rest of the day.
x Carol 

Friday 10 January 2014

Totally Pink and GDT call

hi there, well thats the first full week back to work gone over nicely, when does it start getting light again is it next month! its so depressing going to work in the dark and coming back in the dark!!
ok enough moaning from me, i'm here to share my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ...sorry about the photo, its not a good one at all, i even took another one......

and this ones not much ok the theme this week has been chosen by Aunty Sue and it is
PRETTY IN PINK, for this your main colour needs to be PINK !!
Our lovely sponsors are 
Crimson Cloud 
 and a new one for us this year
this little cute image is from Fred she said, why not check out the rest of the DT creations for inspiration...thats if you need any!!
We also are looking for a GDT for next month s if you fancy a little fun pop on over and add to the challenge, dont forget to ad GDT after you name  
Have a lovely weekend
Craftitude....Ribbon and pearls
Fussy and Fancy...monochromatic
SisterAct card chall.....Anything goes
Sawyhandmade cards....Photo inspiration
YNS...Inspirational photo / or sketch
x carol x

Thursday 9 January 2014

It's Christmas !!

Hello and Happy Thursday.......
The news lately has been full of this terrible wet weather!
If you are anywhere down the south / south west where the horrible flooding is my heart goes out to you, i can only imagine what it is like and i'm sure it will then be 10 times worse, i wish you a speedy recovery and hope it settles really soon so you can get your life back to some kind of normality.
Now onto my DT card as our new challenge starts today at CRAFT
I have used this cheeky elf image from one of our sponsors today  Lacy Sunshine stamps
other fab sponsors this week are

I have used my new die from Joanna Sheen the banner ..its so adorable i cannot stop using the dark card which i have mattered the image on does look black but it is a dark green colour. punched a couple of snowflakes out to add to card also.
We are having a Christmas challenge every month......This is a great way to build up your Christmas cards in time for the next celebrations.
Hope you can join in with us, have a lovely day
x Carol x 

Tuesday 7 January 2014

She's so cute!!

Hello there...Bearly Mine challenge blog is back from christmas hols and this is our first challenge of the year....we are also going to be a monthly challenge, blog details you will find on the blog.
We have an  Colour Inspiration photo for you to play along with for our challenge this month
ooh i do wish it was looking like that now instead of all the cold and very wet weather...don't you.
I actually inked up a stamp which i hve not done for ages, i usually use digi images these days. You will all know who this one is....she's Daisy if you dont know her....... she is so cute !!one of my fav's
I am using Bealy Mine digi papers simple dots and ginghamboth from the must have range. The banner is a new one of mine from Joanna Sheen range...Ribbon is from Crafty Ribons and flowers are from stash.
Thanks for your visit today and as always they are very much appreciated,
Take care.... catch up with you all very soon,  adding my card to the following challenge blogs.....
Cards and More..Anything goes..../must stamp
Creative craft chall......Anything goes
Love rubber stamps.....Anything goes
Papertake weekly...anything goes
Shopping our stash...use something new mine is the bunting
Through the craft room door......always anything goes

x Carol x

Friday 3 January 2014

DT card for Crafty Catz

Well hello there...Crafty Catz are back from our xmas holidays and we start our year with 
THANK YOU challenge...
Our sponsor this week is

You have a chance to win some fabulous Digi images.
I have used one of their images on my card today,
i have also used my grand spellbinder dies to make the shape of this card,
used a die cut leafy swirl, ribbon from Crafty Ribbons and gems from stash.

Hope you can play along with us.
Have a lovely day.
Thanks for your visit
x Carol 

Thursday 2 January 2014

Ribbon Sale

Just to let my lovely friends know
All £5 ribbon packs down to £1

YES .......RIBBON SALE at Crafty Ribbons
Dont miss out fab bargains to be had, hurry they are selling fast!!
x carol x

DT card for CRAFT

Hi there..well here we are into the next that year went fast!!
I do wish all my friends a Happy and Healthy New year.
Today is a new challenge day at CRAFT our theme today is ANYTHING GOES.
I have used an image from Bugaboo, who is one of our sponsors today.

I have used acetate to wrap over the top of my main card sorry the photo not too good, not easy to take a pic in the dark nights...especaly with mirror card and acetate!!
Our sponsors this week are 


Sassy Studio Designs  

Hope you can find time to play along....
Have a nice day!!

Adding my card too
Charisma cardz......Birthday
Crafty creations...Anything goes
I love Promarkers....More than one fold
x Carol x