Friday 11 December 2015

Sparkle and shine

Wow its been ages since i did a post....eee been a little busy bee, and had a fabulous time in Prague, no snow but such a gorgeous city
Now onto my card
This is my DT card for our last challenge of the year at
where has this year gone i ask my self...many times!!
Our challenge is  SPARKLE AND SHINE
and our sponsor is 

my card does have some glitter on the brides head piece but not noticeable on photo sorry
I embossed the background  and stamped my tag. 

thanks for your visit, 
Have a lovely weekend all.
x Carol x

Friday 20 November 2015

Feeling Blue!!

It's new challenge day at CRAFTY CATZ
Our theme has been set by our lovely Dianne
and it is.....SHADES OF BLUE

We got to play with some fabulous images from our fab sponsor

The ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons
buttons from stash
papers also from my stash of  papers from my craft room
its nice to find some you have not used in a
Hope you can play along with us
Have a lovely weekend
and thanks for stopping by
take care
x Carol x

Thursday 19 November 2015

Christmas socks

Evening friends in blog land.......
My post is my DT creation for CRAFTY RIBBONS
Very late as i forgot to schedule it last night, not enough hours in my day lately.
Our challenge this week is
Christmas socks...or stockings
I have used the HO HO HO Ribbon available from the crafty ribbon store 
My little images are a go too favourite at this time of year
its a wooden stamp i have had a little while now.
You could win a gift voucher for the CR store if you play along with us.
so why not!!
have a lovely evening all
x Carol x

Friday 13 November 2015

Girls allowed at Crafty catz

Good Morning friends........well its almost the weekend and i will be pleased to have a weekend of doing nothing i hope. we have had three weekends of work in the house...but that is finished. I really need to get some crafting done as i have a craft fair in a few weeks time!! 
ok enough of me this is my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ
Our theme this week has been chosen by Anna and it is 
so yes totally pink for me! lol 
but you can add gems ribbon,bows glitter ooh much more than you can than on male
we got to play with some lovely images again from our sponsor 

i have added glitter may not be able to see it very good
stamped my flower and added glitter there too

thanks for stopping by today
x Carol x

Thursday 12 November 2015

OH Christmas tree

Hello and welcome to my blog post for Crafty Ribbons new challenge. My DT card was made using a little old favourite stamp which i have used a few times.....had this stamp a while now its a go too at Christmas

the colours not quite right with this photo...sorry about that
I have used these new ribbons from the Crafty Ribbon store 

The Festive Combos - Tree
there are other collections in this range, why not hop on over to take a peek 
thanks for stopping by today 
x Carol x

Friday 6 November 2015

Winter time at Crafty Catz

hi there...well its nearly the weekend and I'm glad to say we are nearly finished with the re decorations of my sitting room and dining may get a little craft
Today I'm sharing my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ
Our theme this week is
and our sponsor is   
Craft classes on line
My card is a real quick one this week
embossed snowflake back ground and a die cut winter cottage scene
added some glitter card behind not very noticeable with the photo.

The ribbon is from CRAFTY RIBBONS ginger bread range
thanks for your visit
x Carol x

Thursday 5 November 2015

A little monochrome

Happy Thursday....a quick post from me today
Its a new challenge day at CRAFTY RIBBONS
our theme this week is 
MONOCHROME and ribbon
i have done a simple but i think elegant card 
The ribbon is available at crafty ribbons  grosgrain  16mm 
The papers are from docrafts i think 
The prize is
thanks for stopping by today
x Carol 

Friday 30 October 2015

Tag it at Crafty catz

Good Morning friends in blog land....well my house is a bit of a mess at moment, my husband has just finished plastering our sitting and  dining room, it gets so dusty!! and damp. 

skirting boards have just gone on starting to look a little
another week or so and it may be finished..i hope!!
ok back to my card which is my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ 
The theme is 
Our lovely sponsor is  

i have decoupaged the pizza chef
and added my tag 
The raffia ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons you will also find my card on the 
The background is all from papershelter.
thanks for stopping by
x Carol x

Thursday 29 October 2015

Snowman challenge at Crafty Ribbons

Hello and Happy Thursday
Today my card is for our 5th Challenge in our count down to Christmas over on the
I have used these gorgeous new  Christmas ribbons which you can find here 
                                                   Christmas charm ribbons
My snowman is an old faithful from pennyblack...i use him every year !! lol 
used some hanging die cut snowflakes and papers from a magazine 
thanks for stopping by
x Carol x

Thursday 22 October 2015

Rudolph here

Morning friends we are back at CRAFTY RIBBONS with another 
Christmas countdown week.
Our theme this week is 
so any creation with a reindeer included
I have made these cute Rudolph facecloth stocking fillers, they have a bar of soap inside them 
The ribbons are from Crafty Ribbons
part of the festive combo ribbon range

Thanks for stopping by today
x Carol x

Monday 19 October 2015

Anything goes at Crafty Catz

Well well well i forgot to schedule my post for Crafty Catz....silly me. I have a lot going on in my house at the
ok so here it is
Hello and Happy Monday , this is my DT creation for CRAFTY CATZ
Our challenge this week is
and our lovely sponsor is  
I chose this lovely cute owl image from BUGABOO 

would love for you to play along with us
thanks for your visit today...
x Carol x 

Thursday 15 October 2015

Christmas to die for

Hi there ...well the weeks are ticking over nicely, maybe a little quick but HO HO HO Christmas has to arrive sometime!!!
This week at CRAFTY RIBBONS challenge blog our theme is 

Christmas to die for 

there is a lot of mirror card so image is a little reflected...sorry
used the tonic dies for this one and lovely new lace and ribbon from
thank you for your visit 
have a lovely day
x Carol

Friday 9 October 2015

Embossing time

Hi there...well this week went fast ...I had a lovely Birthday thanks for the Birthday wishes and cards.
Today's card is  a DT creation for CRAFTY CATZ and I'm also sharing it over on the Crafty Ribbon Inspiration blog 

Our theme at Crafty Catz is EMBOSSING

I have embossed the silver mirror card 
Our sponsor is KennyK
and as you can see we got to choose some fab KennyK images
The ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons
The corners and buttons are Die cuts

Hope you can play along with us and thanks for stopping by today
x Carol

Friday 2 October 2015

A little bit of Fantasy

Morning friends in blog land.....
Today i am sharing with you a card which is made for our new challenge starting at CRAFTY CATZ
I am also sharing this over on the Inspiration blog at Crafty Ribbons as i have used this gorgeous French cotton lace which is available from HERE
Our challenge at Crafty catz is 
Fantasy/ Fairy
so a lot of scope their for you.
Our sponsor this week is 

the image i have used is called  Gerient and Enid which you can find HERE in their shop
I have used old papers which i have had a while and flowers from stash.
Used spellbinders die for boarder.

why not play along with us 
Thanks for your visit today 
x Carol x

Thursday 1 October 2015

Countdown to Christmas

well here we are on our countdown to Christmas yes..... Christmas
Over at CRAFTY RIBBONS we have started weekly challenges for 12 weeks  on our quest to 
count down to Christmas...
Hope you can join us 
I have used
                                                  let it snow  ribbon and coming home for Christmas
           these are both new ribbons available on the web site at Crafty Ribbons 
The image is a Penny black stamp...they are so cute love this one!!
thanks for stopping by, much appreciated 
x Carol x

Friday 25 September 2015

Men at work

Good Morning friends 
Today i am sharing my male card  for CRAFTY CATZ our theme has been chosen by 
 Jac and she would like to see

gif maker

I have used an image from  just inked CD i think it was
 papers are from stash which i have had for ages but now i am in my craft room i can actually get my hands on my stash easily so finding papers never used for a while.
Ribbons is from Crafty Ribbons 
Buttons from The works, they get some good little crafty things in lately.
why not play along with us 
have a lovely weekend 
x Carol x

Thursday 24 September 2015

a little bit of Lace

Hi there
Just a little quick  post from me this morning
Today its a new challenge day at CRAFTY RIBBONS
and our theme is LACE
(You need to use a piece of lace not paper or card )
there is a gift voucher as your prize

i have up cycled a glass jar which had a Yankee candle in and made a tea light holder.
I used organza ribbon and lace from 
Twine and charms from stash 
The challenge this time around will only be running for one week as we then start our 12 weeks to Christmas countdown 
i know it sounds scary when you say 12 weeks!!!
Have a lovely day all
and thanks for our visit
x Carol 

Friday 18 September 2015

Celebration time

Hello there... ooh its celebration time over at CRAFTY well that's what Christine has called our theme this week, hope you can join in with us.
Our fab sponsor is
we had some fab images to play with and i chose this one called 
Flowers made using a HoneyDoo craft stamp , bunting using a Joanna sheen cutting die. Ribbon from Crafty Ribbons  
thanks for stopping by today
off to shop now..... started my Christmas shopping yesterday so hoing to continue the flow
adding my card too 
Creative corner...Party time 
Simply papercraft....Anything goes
Crafty Girls creations.....Anything goes
Southern girls...layer it up
x Carol x

Tuesday 15 September 2015

New festive combos

Hi just a quick little post for you all.....CRAFTY RIBBONS have some fabulous new ribbons and fab button emebellishments  Great festive combos....

if you have checked them out yet..why not pop on over now, they look great and just perfect for your christmas creations you can find them HERE
Have a lovely Day 
x Carol x

Saturday 12 September 2015

Inspiration post

Hi there this is a little inspiration post for you using Crafty Ribbons spottie ribbon
and also the buttons are part of the lovely stash Crafty ribons have over on their web site.
swiss dot ribbons
This is a gift made for a teacher. its a wooden heart and attached on the back is a magnetic strip to attach to any metal, ideal for the filing cabinets. 

thanks for taking a peek
x Carol x

Friday 11 September 2015

See no evil,speak no evil

Morning m lovely followers, hows things??
Today i am sharing a creation which is for my DT post at CRAFTY CATZ
The lovely Dianne chose the theme for this week and it is 


Our fabulous sponsor is 
and we got to play with a few images..... i chose this one,  think it's so cute 
we are no evil

stamped the leaves many times on different shades of green  layered up around the image 
Thaks for popping by today
I really do appreciated your visits
Have a lovely weekend, I know I will as I am now off for a week..LOL
A bit of painting on my stairs ...Babysitting  our grand daughter Lily,
Shopping at  the metro center and a few meals out as there is a few Birthday celebrations this week  and some crafting all planned  ...fingers crossed it all goes to plan
x Carol x