Monday 29 December 2014

Not too late

 There is stilL a few more days to go for the DT call at KENNY K 

I Thought i might give it a go because i am no longer on the DT at Bearly-mine due to Donna having to close her business at the end of this month such a shame.
Here is some of my KK creations   

x carol x

Wednesday 24 December 2014

Day 12 of christmas countdown

yeah its Christmas eve....hope you are all done and not feeling too stressed. I am work today like many...but i want to wish all my friends in blog land MERRY CHRISTMAS  and health and happiness in the NEW YEAR...
This is my card for our 12 days of Christmas countdown over on the
CRAFTY RIBBON INSPIRATION BLOG...Have you been playing along with us ??

i have used mice christmas  and twill tape from Crafty Ribbons

Ali owner of Crafty ribbons has kindly given a lovely 
as the sponsor prize for our last how many ribbons can you buy with this....
take care and have a wonderful Christmas everyone 
x Carol x

Tuesday 23 December 2014

Day 11 christmas countdown

Hi today is nearly our last day at the CR Inspiration blog as we have been counting down to christmas event with sponsors and inspiration from the DT and this is mine today
Using Christmas past Happy christmas ribbons
Our sponsors today is 
Crafty Sentiments

Prize is 3 digital images 

you can find out how to play along if you pop on over to the Inspiration blog
thaks for stooping by today
x Carol x

Monday 22 December 2014

Day 10 of the christmas countdown

Hello again..
Are you nearly ready then, not many days left, hopefuly i am almost done by now as this is a scheduled post so i'm hoping its all 
Our sponsor today over on the CRAFTY RIBBONS INSPIRATION BLOG is
for our Christmas countdown 

I have used  Christmas bias binding and the 
image is  from our sponsor
why not pop on over and join in ...its easy to play along with us 
See you again tomorrow 
take care and thanks for your visit
x carol x

Sunday 21 December 2014

countdown to Christmas day 9

Hi i feel like i have never been away from my blog lately with well today is another CRAFTY RIBBON post for the inspiration blog and our sponsors today are

Our Badge

The Paper Nest Dolls are a collection of original artwork, all done hand, by Christine Young the founder. All artwork is unique and inspired by one of Christine Young's children and then turned into a rubber or digital stamp.

prize is $25 to the Paper Nest Dolls

Not many days left peeps to play along with us 
you will find out how to join in over on the Inspiration blog 

I have used these lovely  ribbons to wrap up these Christmas presents 
using mice christmas ribbons(bell), not open til 25th dec, and ribbon basic 

Do hope you can play along with us 
Enjoy the rest of today 
x Carol x

Saturday 20 December 2014

8th Day of Chrismas

yep we are on our 8th day of Chrismas countdown on the Crafty Ribbon Inspiration blog its going fast not long now before  the big day !!!

the Crafty ribbon on todays card is 
Sponsor today is  fresh strip ribbon  our sponsor today is 

                                                        prize...7 images of winners choice
       Have you been playing along with us     if not well its not too late to start .Hope to see you there 
                                                         x carol x                                          

Friday 19 December 2014

its a male thing

Hello again ...
Today its my very last post for BEARLY-MINE designs sad, ;o(
Donna closes her doors on 31st Dec if you fancy a treat though she has a fab sale going on til
 31st Dec  
I have used this fab Bugboo image and quote ..just a perfect mans theme i think and these papers are just perfect for men's cards too

As you can see i have made this into a shed shaped card...this is my second one of these and they are so quick and easy to make. 

thanks for stopping by  x carol  

7th day of Christmas

Hello we have our very own Ali from Crafty ribbons sponsoring today  on the Crafty Ribbons Inspiration blog.
crafty ribbons


Its our 7th day of  the christmas countdown 
Love the fresh look of the stripe ribbon 
goes well with the theme of my card today 
thanks for popping round to my blog today
x carol 

Thursday 18 December 2014

OOOH Penguin time

Hello this is my DT card for CRAFTY RIBBONS, Its our last challenge for the year.
and our theme is 
Ali owner of CR designed this cute penguin ...isn't he adorable  
well it just works fab with these wonderful ribbons available from Crafty Ribbons

You can find more of these ribbons over on the website.
Our challenge will only run for a week this time because of Christmas as we are having a little break.
Hope you can join us  
x Carol  x

6th day of Christmas

hi again another day to our 12 days of Christmas countdown at Crafty Ribbons inspiration blog

today our sponsor is 
The Stamping Boutique
we also got to use this image called 
on the 6th day of Christmas 
6 geese a laying 
I also used
thanks for your visit again today 
x Carol x

Wednesday 17 December 2014

5th day of Christmas

My true love gave to me .... 5 golden rings la la la

yes we are upto the 5th day of our Christmas count down 

our sponsor today is

they kindly gave us this cute santa and mrs clause image 
also the wreath which i have printed out five times to get this effect and coloured in gold
if you would like t be in with a cance of winning the prize ....pop on over to the CR Inspiration blog to see how you can
x carol x

Tuesday 16 December 2014

4th day of Christmas

hello again wow the days are passing quickly are you nearly ready for the big man in his red
well today is our 4th day of Christmas at the CR inspiration blog  and no other than Crafty Ribbons... Ali... has sponsored the blog today with a fab voucher to spend at CR...whooo for one lucky winner ...remember you have to be in it to win it!!! good luck pop on over to add to the link and follow the rules

our website

my Easel card today is using 

Have a lovely day 
x carol x

Monday 15 December 2014

on the 3rd day of Christmas

my true love sent to me Three  french hens .....

its our 3rd day of Inspiration on CRAFTY RIBBONS inspiration blog and if you haven't already been over there to join in well what can i say you missing out on all the
each day there is a different sponsor and today it is 
The Stamping Boutique
They gave us this fab image to use so this is what i made with it
also using mice Christmas range of ribbons from Crafty Ribbons 

why not take a peek over on the CR blog for more details of how to enter our 12 days of Christmas.
Good luck x 

Sunday 14 December 2014

on the 2nd day of Christmas

Hello Happy Sunday and welcome back to my blog ....
today is Crafty ribbons 2nd day of Christmas  countdown  

I have used the gorgeous ribbon  from Crafty ribbons 
sentiment circle from Inky impressions
who are our fab sponsors today  
i have used this fab free image which was from  Dearie dolls digi stamps 
on the 2nd day of Christmas 
why not pop on over to CR  and join in the fun
x carol x

Saturday 13 December 2014

on the Ist day of Christmas

Hello and im here to showcase our ribbons from Crafty Ribbons as we are having a 12 days of Christmas countdown 

Today we have the fabulous  Bearly-mine designs as our sponsor and because of Donna having to close her Digi business down there is a fabulous sale going on til the end of this month so well worth a visit 

I have used Bearly mine digi papers on my bag   
and the image is from Dearie dolls digi stamps 
called a Partridge in a Pear Tree
using robin ribbons  and white rope  from Crafty Ribbons
Hope you can play along with us all you have to do is become a follower of the two CR blogs and add our 12 days of christmas  badge on your blog then you can link up  to be in with a chance of winning the prize...why not pop on over and check it out....
Have a lovely Saturday 
x carol x

Friday 12 December 2014

Last minute gift !

Hello wow where is the weeks going..This is my last challenge post for Crafty catz this year...yes this is our last challenge of the year so i hope you can join us. the theme this week is 
Last minute Christmas 
I got to play with one of the lovely Kenny K images as they are one of our sponsors this week 
and our other lovely sponsor is Make it crafty

I have filled my cup up with chocolates and added some gorgeous spottie ribbon
very quick and simple to do but looks much better than a normal box of celebrations or quality street don't you think ? 

sorry about the photos...not very good lights to take photo 
well have a lovely weekend,
Hope you are all nearly done with the Xmas present and wrapping .i know i am almost there just tweaking 
x Carol x

Friday 5 December 2014

Lets see your snowman

Hello HAPPY FRIDAY.... today is a new challenge day at CRAFTY CATZ and i we all got to play with some gorgeous images from Bugaboo.. i chose these lovely cute snowmen.... the sentiment also is from our sponsor
Our challenge this week is 
the papers are from BEARLY-MINE  Simple dots which is retired but now available 
and Christmas ice pack ...the snowflakes look very 3d

I'm sure you will love playing along with us 
thanks for stopping by today 
I am adding my card to these other fab challenges
CRAFT ....Christmas
7 kids colledge fund.....Anything goes
hugs carol

Tuesday 2 December 2014

Design a bag

OOH I AM SO LATE ....thought i had this scheduled for yesterday but guess
Its our very last challenge at BEARLY-MINE.....very sad as i have really enjoyed being part of the DT and using these fabulous papers from Donna. it has been a total pleasure to use them and I'm sure too continue 
if you have not already seen the posts with the sale banner you are missing out pop on over and grab a bargain
now our challenge this month is 
ANYTHING BUT A CARD....Christmas decoration
I have used Christmas wishes  and stamped and embossed my flowers onto the paper 

  1. Hope you can play along with our very last challenge 
  2. i am adding my creation to the following challenges 
  3. Fantastic Tuesday...Anything goes with twist  
  4. Love rubber stamps....Anything goes
  5. Party time tuesday...Anything goes 
  6. Through the craft room door....always anything goes
  7. have a goodweek everyone
  8. x carol