Friday 31 October 2014

Blue for a boy

Happy Friday......
ooh and I'm off today now what to do...well i have so much to do it will be hard to decide and i know i cannot do it all,  well not all in one day !!
Paint bathroom ? clean  Kitchen cupboards? or Tidy Craft cupboard out, which i would love to do then i can find things again! ooh and go swimming.
Ok enough of my thoughts, This is my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ
the theme this week is 
whooo i know you like this, well we all do too

The papers are from Bearly-mine....simple dots The washing line ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons 
Die cut banner used.
Would love to see your anything goes creation...if you need inspiration the DT have bee playing nicely and created some for you ...why not pop on over.
Take care blog friends 
hugs Carol x   

Friday 24 October 2014

Its always nice to say thank you

Well good morning... its nearly the weekend.....clapping my hands
Todays card is a CRAFTY CATZ  DT creation.
Our theme is 
I have used this gorgeous poppy image  
The ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons
I have used my edge boarder die cuts from spellbinder 
and die cut corners.
Our sponsor this week is Mei flower
so be sure to join in with us to be in with a chance of winning 
enjoy your weekend 
x carol x

Thursday 23 October 2014

DT card for Crafty Ribbons

Hello again just me..Hope everyone is having a lovely morning so far, this is my DT creation for CRAFTY RIBBONS
I have used these fabulous ribbons, which are part of the new collection over at CR  
you can find them HERE
This was a quick card to make as i have just mattered and layered the backing papers and tied my ribbon as if  it was a present wrapped up.
what do you think?
Our theme this week is TAGS n Ribbon did you guess it ??

I do love black and of my favourite  colour combos...hope you can play along with us as there is a fab £10 voucher to spend for the winner.
Have a good weekend my friends
x carol x

whooo witching timel

Hi there..Happy Thursday blogg friends...Today I'm sharing my DT card for CRAFT and the theme this week is Halloween
I chose this fab witch image  from one of our great sponsors for this week which is 
MilkCoffee Digi Stamps
other sponsors include
Crafts By Fitztown    Sassy Studio Designs  

The backing paper is from Bearly-mine Digi designs, used some new dies and added this lovely bright orange ribbon and coloured the candy in this colour also to match in 

Thanks for stopping by friends, your visits are also appreciated.
Take care 
x carol x

Sunday 19 October 2014

Inspiration post for Crafty Ribbon

Hi again just me with another Inspiration post...this one is for CRAFTY RIBBONS..
This ribbon is gorgeous, well it's Bias binding!!  and you can find it here . along with other colours and designs.
I have used this gorgeous stanp by Chloe, heat embossed and added little gems to the weath
and used this gorgeous glittered backing card...bling 
thanks for stopping by
Adding my card toothese other challenges 
Allsorts chall...Embossing
Anything goes with a twist.....twist shimmer/sparkle 
x Carol x

Gorgeous Christmas Ice

Can you remember this little ted...tatty teddy..not inked him up for ages but my lovely hubby bought me some chameleon pens for my Birthday the other week and i have been playing with them, needed a few images..i would not say my colouring is perfect i still need some more practice with them, i do like them...i think they work really well with flowers and larger images!! but maybe thats me. 

The backing papers are from Bearly-mine Digi designs...they are the new Christmas ice the colours 

These look gorgeous and the depth on the image looks very 3d 
Have a lovely day all

Adding this card to the following challenges
Christmas stamping all year round.........Anything goes
Polkadoodles challenge... Christmas fun
Treasured times....Christmas
x carol x

Friday 17 October 2014

Its all Black n White

Hello there....well i have a busy day or two ahead of me...baking my grand-daughters Christening cake today...two tier and icing tomorrow along with 4 trays of cornbeef n potatoe pies. steak and onion and 3 quiches....ooh i might get in bed just after midnight on Saturday night  hopefully get some sleep before the christening !! fingers cross
Ok this is my DT card for Crafty Catz 
our theme this week is BLACK and ONE OTHER COLOUR
Well black and white is my favourite so this is what i decided to do.
The image is a bugaboo image 
The ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons
and i have used my new Dies which i bought last weekend. 
Our sponsor this week is  

Hope you can play along with us ...
Have a lovely weekend
Kitty Bee Designs.....Dies /punches
Doodle Pantry...use any Digi
Imagination crafts...Anything goes
x carol x

Friday 10 October 2014

Autumn is here

Happy Friday...whooooo
welcome to my new followers too , nice to have you around
It's new challenge day at CRAFTY CATZ and our theme this week has been set by Janette and she wants to see Autumn 
ooh this happens to be one of my favourite time of the year, love the colours in the trees and the 
lovely fresh mornings
We got to play with a few images from our sponsor which is
and our other fab  sponsor is 

I have used these fabulous papers from Bearly-mine designs mattered onto Kraft card,
gorgeous crushed ribbon and lace from stash.

Hope you play along with us 
have a good weekend my friends 
x carol 

Thursday 9 October 2014

OOH Christmas time

Morning blog land friends....well another day another dollar so they say.... I'm back to work this week after having a week off, it's always hard to get into the swing of things, don't you think? 
We went to Amsterdam last week on the ferry, ooh it was a lovely trip away, very relaxing.
Now onto my card for this morning....
Is a new challenge day at CRAFT and the theme is
yep not be
I have used this fab image from one of our sponsors for this week

MilkCoffee Digi Stamps
other sponsors include
Sassy Studio Designs Crafts By Fitztown  

The papers are from a new collection from BEARLY-MINE digi designs
called Christmas Ice 
there are other new Christmas ones called Christmas Traditions and if you buy these before Nov 15th you get free inserts to

Hope you have time to play along with us.

OOOH i nearly forgot to tell you I have been accepted onto a new DT on a New blog and this will be starting its challenges in January so watch this space

I am adding my card to the following challenges 
Doodle Pantry........Any Digi
One sweet challenge.....Holidays are coming
Have a lovely Day 
x carol x

Saturday 4 October 2014

Merry Christmas

Hi can find my creation also over on the CRAFTY RIBBONS INSPIRATION BLOG,as  its my turn to share with you a little inspiration.
I have used a stamp by Chloe and heat embossed the image
added these red pearls and a thin ribbon available from CR
also used this new fab Merry Christmas  ribbon available also at Crafty Ribbons.
Not a good photo due to the mirror card ..sorry 
have a lovely day all
x carol x  

Friday 3 October 2014


Hi this week has gone fast, i have been off work on a weeks holiday. went to Amsterdam for a few days on the ferry and now its nearly time to go back to work...oh my 
The weather was lovely in Amsterdam, The ferry crossing was calm also, which i am pleased i do get a little sea sick from time to   But wow there is a lot of bikes in you have chance of being knocked over by a bike than a car i think. 
There is a lovely Christmas shop there...filled with everything chrismassey ..loved it !! 
OK now onto my post
Today sees a new challenge starting at CRAFTY CATZ and Kim would like us to go 
in other words a sentiment on the card 

The image is from BUGABOO who is our fabulous Monthly sponsor

The papers are from Bearly-mine Digi designs 
Donna has also produced a lovely  new Christmas batch of fabulous papers  

Hope you can play along with us again 
take care ad have a lovely weekend my friends
Adding my card too
Crafting by Design...Anything goes
Meljens design challenge.....Best friends forever

x Carol x

Wednesday 1 October 2014

Spooky Time at Bearly-mine

Hi yep its getting there. we are now into October and the nights are coming in...eeeh i can hardly believe it, time is going to fast.
This month at BEARLY-MINE we would love to see your HALLOWEEN creations  
I have used these fab new papers called Halloween Fantasy which you can find HERE
the image is a digi stamp boutique, used a bit of wadding for the cobweb effect!! 
ribbon from Crafty Ribbons
Hope you can play along with us 
x Carol x