Saturday 29 November 2014

50% off at Bearly-mine

Good morning friends.....Fancy some new digi papers for your christmas cards, or some summer papers to cheer you up....well Bearly-mine designs are having a closing down sale with 50% off
but on the other hand i'm very sad 
 to see Donna's lovely papers come to an end they are really fab to work with and i will miss being part of the wonderful DT, 
here are a few of my favourite papers 

Have a lovely weekend 
x Carol x

Friday 28 November 2014

I'm sorry !!

Hi there... i experienced a trip to the range I here about it all the time on here but we never had one very close to me up in the North east of England  until this last week...well i must say i will have to go there again and again...tehe as there is some good bargains to be had. well enough of my excitement .......
 Today's quick post is my DT Card for CRAFTY CATZ...our new challenge starts today and its a favourite of everyone in blog land
Our sponsor  this week is Fitztown and we got to play with some lovely images 

i chose this sad but cute dog image  which goes well  to say I'm sorry !
The papers are from Bearly-mine 
and the ribbon is a lovely crushed silk one which is just great for bows.... 

Enjoy the rest of the day and have a lovely weekend.
x Carol x  

Friday 21 November 2014

Winter owl

Morning friends in blog land....hope you are all well...well my todays card is a DT creation for CRAFTY CATZ and our theme is WINTER THEME so i thought winter white for me ....
The image is from our wonderful sponsor this week which is Sami stamps 

I have used lots of glitter on my image rather than colour him in, hope you can see it on the photos  

flowers are made from a chloe's stamp and heat embossed ......
adding my card too
Sami stamps blog.....Anything goes 
A crafty -mess.....Anything goes 1st challenge
Fairy tale...Christmas with Animals
Simple Create too....Snow snow snow or use all white
thanks for stopping by today..much appreciated
Have a lovely weekend
hugs carol x

Thursday 20 November 2014

Animals at Christmas

Hello and welcome back to my blog,,,,
Today i am here with a DT card for CRAFTY RIBBONS....
our theme this time around is 
ANIMALS at Christmas with ribbon.
I have used this cute bebunny image from Crafters companion, he's adorable
the ribbons can be found  HERE on the Crafty Ribbon site
 christmas mice ribbon

Used snowflake embossing folder, papers from stock 
thanks for your visit today...much appreciated.
Take care ..have a lovely day.
x Carol x

Wednesday 19 November 2014

Inspiration post

Hello ....Hows everyone getting on with the Christmas shopping ?? or have you not started yet ! 
yep that's usually me too, but not this year, tried to be a little more organised..hopefully. lol
My today's card is an Inspiration Post for BEARLY-MINE  and CRAFTY RIBBONS
this gorgeous Bias binding is from CR and you can find it HERE 
 Christmas bias binding

the Papers are from BEARLY-MINE called Christmas Traditions

The image i have used is from the Paper shelter.
thanks for your visit today 
x Carol x

Friday 14 November 2014

Yet another Christmas card

Hello and Happy Friday, well last Friday i did manage to get to the Garden centre to see the fabulous Christmas decorations, WOW  so wonderful they were, but some things were expensive but on the other hand some great inspiration for your own tree!! I didn't have a very good weekend, came back that Friday afternoon and started with a terrible vomiting bug, bad all weekend!! so i do hoe this weekend is much better.
Ok enough of my ailments, today's card is for the new challenge starting over at CRAFTY CATZ, 
This week we would like to see a theme with 
CHRISTMAS IS COMING....Plenty of scope there
I got to use this fab image from our sponsor 
and our other sponsor this week is 

so two chances of winning a prize this week, hope you can lay along with us,
have a good weekend,
stay safe
and a big thank you for your visit today 

x Carol 

Friday 7 November 2014

Man shed !!

Hi there....hope everyone is fine in blog land, wow the weather has turned a little this week and i think we have moved into the winter season  here in the North East .
I have a half day at work today so i thought i might go and have a peek at some Christmas decorations etc at a large garden centre near me.
They always have a fab display with lots of inspiration ideas  ...
Now lets tell you about the new challenge over at CRAFTY CATZ
the theme is RIBBON N LACE
I got to use this fab image and quote from BUGABOO, who is our sponsor this week

the papers are from BEARLY-MINE digi papers  wooden wonders
Ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons 
Thanks for stopping by today, have a lovely weekend
x Carol x 

Thursday 6 November 2014

Winter time

Hello..just a quick post from me today as writing this late last night and i need my
Today i am showing my last DT creation for CRAFT as i have decided to step down,  I have been with craft challenge blog a long time now but  feel its time to move on ..hey ho  
Now todays challenge is WINTER
I had the chance to use a project from one of our sponsors 


Hope you can play along with us, you will find more inspiration over on the challenge blog
take care
x carol 

Saturday 1 November 2014

Ho-Ho-Ho !!

Hello friends in blog land...well we are into another month !!! wow it goes fast, 
This month at BEARLY-MINE challenges our challenge is 
ooh my favourite time of year...
another four weeks i will be putting up my Christmas decorations...whoooooo
well as you can see i choose the very good man himself for my Christmas card
Santa from Bugaboo images 
These papers are from Bearly-mine digi designs and they are one of the new Christmas range 
just love the designs, and great traditional colours
i have forgotten to add a bit glitter to his hat...must add that before i send but i have mattered and layered onto red glitter card to add the extra bling..
 Do you like my added little streamers think they finished my card off.
Pop on over and take a peek at the rest of the DT ...loads of inspiration for you
Have a good weekend everyone 
adding my card too
Crafty Calender chall.....its all about Christmas
Sister act chall...anything goes
Take care
x Carol x