Friday 16 December 2016

Anything goes at Crafty Catz

Morning my lovely friends in blog land, hows the Christmas preparations going, my shopping has been done for a while now but i am so behind on other things like my cards.
hey ho that's life!! i suppose, hopefully i will get them  posted this weekend, hope the postal strike doesn't mess things up too much for everyone.
Now onto my card, this week at CRAFTY CATZ  it is our last challenge this year....yes last challenge in 2016 .
We have a fab sponsor one of your favourites 

I have used this fab fun image from Bugaboo
added some lace and flowers from stash, a few pearls and ribbon! 

thanks for stopping by today much appreciated
Take care 
x Carol x

Friday 9 December 2016

Non traditional Christmas

Hello again, well this is a very quick make for me, i just don't have many hours left in the day!
This is for our challenge at CRAFT CATZ the theme is NON TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS.
We got to play with some fab cute images from our sponsor which is Lacy Sunshine
I Have used something i have not used for a very long time 
glittered the hat but you cannot see this on photo
thanks for stopping by today
Your visits are much appreciated.
Take care and have a lovely weekend 
x Carol x

Friday 2 December 2016

Anything goes !!

Hi there blog friends....well the craft fair on Saturday was a good one, the one on Sunday not so good but you cannot have them all, another one this Sunday and then I'm done for the year with the fairs, then I can get finished off on my Christmas shopping,,,,ooh busy busy.
I'm off on the polar express tonight with my two daughters and Lily my granddaughter ...ooh she is so excited too
Now today's card is for CRAFTY CATZ our theme is 
ANYTHING GOES with a twist ( easel card ) 
I used this adorable owl image from Polka doodles, 

Our sponsor this week is 

Hope you can play along with us, why not pop  on over and take a peek at the other fab DT creations
have a lovely weekend and thanks for your visit 
adding my card too  
Crafty girls creations.....Anything goes
Southern girls...Anythig goes
Crafting by Desings...Anything goes
Creative moments...Anything goes 
Wonderful Wednesday...Anything goes
bye bye

Friday 25 November 2016

Anything goes at Crafty Catz

Hello again, well its been a busy week for me  getting ready for two craft fairs this weekend, i don't know why i put myself through and i have another one next weekend also.
hey ho it be Christmas soon and a nice break will come my way. 
ok now to days card is my DT project for CRAFTY CATZ
our theme is 
Anything goes
but if you fancy a  little twist on the theme 
   use a tag !!

We got to use some fabulous images from our sponsor this week
 Display our badge...
I used red mirror card and papers from the works
die cut my square with Tonic Christmas die 
added my cute owl image to a tag i created

thanks for stopping by your visit is always appreciated 
take care
x Carol 

Thursday 24 November 2016

Its Christmas !!!

well on my card it
Good Morning my lovely crafty friends in blog land...hope you are well and keeping warm in this cold spell
Today i am sharing with you a DT project for CRAFTY RIBBONS challenge blog, our theme is if you had not already guessed it is...  CHRISTMAS
So i am sure you will want to play  along with us
I have used  one of my  favourite snowman images 
(Just noticed i forgot to colour the snowmans buttons..silly me )
used dies to make my aperture
The ribbon can be found HERE at Crafty ribbons 

Have a lovel day and thanks for your visit
x Carol x

Friday 18 November 2016

Anything goes HO HO HO

Morning friends in blog land ....

Today i am sharing my creation for CRAFTY CATZ
Our  Challenge theme is ANYTHING GOES  with a twist of add red
so i added red ! easy at this time of year don't you think ?
I have cut out this fan image from our sponsor 

and added him to this wooden door hanger
so Santa does not go past without just never know he might think to leave the presents in another room! how bad would that be.
buttons and ribbon from stash.
Thanks for stopping by today.much appreciated 

ooh have you got your Christmas tree up...a few people have  already, not be long.  
x Carol x 

Saturday 12 November 2016

Penguin time!!

Happy Saturday
Hope you have something good planned for today
Today i am sharing a post for the CRAFTY RIBBON INSPIRATION BLOG
These are the cute penguin Christmas doodle ribbons which are just new in for Christmas 
I have kept the card simple and let the ribbon do most of the talking so to speak.
You can find the ribbons HERE
christmas doodle ribbon
snowflake embossed background and used Kraft card for the actual card.
why not pop on over 
and take a look 
thanks for your visit today,
Have a lovely weekend 
x Carol x

Friday 11 November 2016

Anything goes at Crafty catz

Hello busy time for posts for me this week, iv had a bad time with my Internet of late, could not get my card uploaded for last weeks CRAFTY CATZ challenge til after Saturday.
This week i have manged and here it is 
Our theme this week is 
and as i have not had time to do many Christmas cards this year as yet i thought i would take this opportunity with this one
Te image is from our fab sponsor

papers are from the works
flower die cut 
thanks for your visit toda
x carol x

Thursday 10 November 2016

Just flowers and pearls at Crafty Ribbons

Its time for a new challenge at CRAFTY RIBBONS BLOG and I'm here to share my DT Creation with you.
I haven't used my wooden stamps in ages, and i do love some of these penny black ones
I have used an embossed background and added my lovely cute hedgehog image
Ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons store which you can find HERE

This week we have some fabulous sentiment ribbons as the prize, which come in really useful too 
thanks for your visit today.
take care
x Carol x 

Friday 28 October 2016

Crafty Catz DT creation

Morning my friends, today is a new challenge day over on the CRAFTY CATZ challenge blog
Our theme is an easy one as its ANYTHING GOES  with a twist but even the twist is
use dies or punch, well we all use one of these !!
I have used this gorgeous cute image and ribbon from Crafty Ribbon  
 die cut the bunting and the background the image is added too, as well as the sentiment banner

Our lovely sponsor this week is 

the prize  is 

Thanks for your visit today as always it is much appreciated 
hugs carol x

Thursday 27 October 2016

Animal magic at Crafty Ribbons

Morning ...friends in blog land. We have a new challenge starting today at 

The theme is  ANIMAL MAGIC  with ribbon or lace of course!
I have used this old image of mine but it is a favourite
The ribbons are from the new Christmas grotto ribbons at Crafty Ribbons  store
Santa's Grotto Ribbon Collection
the prize is a voucher to spend as you please, how great is that 
Hope to see you there....
Thanks for your visit
x carol x

Friday 21 October 2016

Anything goes at CRAFTY CATZ

Morning all in blog land.....anything nice planned for the weekend.
there is a Ross paper craft fair on up here in the North East i think i will pop along and see what goodies i can pick up i NEED more craft
To days card is my DT card at CRAFTY CATZ
our theme is 
ANYTHING GOES  and if you fancy a twist add EMBOSSING 

My embossing is on the craft card along the middle ..not too clear really but i promise you its there....
This lovely cute image is from our sponsor 
thanks for stopping by today
adding my card too
Have a lovely weekend 
x Carol x

Friday 14 October 2016

All tied up at Crafty catz

Good morning crafty friends
Had a busy week at work glad to say i have a day off today...which is unusual for me for a Friday.
but knowing i have a day off i fill with too many things to do!!
never mind I'm sure i will get side tracked along the
Todays card is for our new challenge starting at CRAFTY CATZ
Our theme is ALL TIED UP and been set by  our lovely Jac 
how apt i made a wedding card ...tying the knot!! 
which i did not take on board until one of the team mentioned it 
I used some fab white bias binding from CRAFTY RIBBONS who happen to be our lovely sponsor this week
The image is from Crafts u print 
which i have decoupaged.
Adding my card too these other lovely challenge blogs 

crafts and me ...anything goes 
                                                createalicious challenges....anything goes option lets celebrate
                                                 Crafts galore encore...anything goes

thanks for you lovely visit
x carol x

Thursday 13 October 2016

Sepia colours at Crafty Ribbons

HELLO......I'm very late adding my card for our new challenge starting at CRAFTY RIBBONS challenge blog today. Our theme is SEPIA COLOURS  with ribbon or lace
I have used this little cute image from CRAFTY RIBBONS and these fabulous new Christmas ribbons  available also at CRAFTY RIBBONS  
The papers are from the works 
and i used my lovely little snowflake die ...nice to get them back out again to use !!
The prize this week is a fab voucher to treat yourself

Thanks for your visit 
adding my card too following challenge
creative moments...anything goes with a twist
Inspiration destination......always anything goes
Crafty sentiments...anything goes
Inky chicks.....Animals
Sunnyday crafting ....anything goes
x carol x

Friday 7 October 2016

Anything goes at CRAFTY CATZ

Hi there...well its almost the weekend.....whoooo
Today im sharing my creation for CRAFTY CATZ  as we have our new challenge starting
Our theme is ANYTHING GOES 
there is a twist if you fancy been a little creative 
and its to add more than one fold 

i'v made a twisted easel card, not made one of these in a while.
The adorable image is from our fab  sponsor 

The papers are from the works 

thanks for your visit, i am adding my card too the following challenges 
Audrey sentiments challenge...Anything goes  plus sentiment 
craftaholics.any card or tag 
crafty girls creations ......anything goes 
cute card Thursday...anythng goes 
The crafty addicts...anything goes 
Have a wonderful relaxing weekend 
x Carol x

Saturday 1 October 2016

A little Birdie told me

Happy Saturday .....
its another Inspiration post for Crafty Ribbons Inspiration blog
We are shouting about these fabulous Christmas ribbons
available on the Crafty Ribbon web site.
This cute robin ribbon is fab and I'm sure it will fit in with your Christmas cards this year 
papers are a  Christmas selection i got from the works
thanks for your visit 
x Carol x

Friday 30 September 2016

Birds of a feather theme at Crafty catz

Hi again....well I'm home...
It's been gorgeous in Cyprus shame i had to return but i did  miss my lovely family and gorgeous  grandchildren, could never stay away for long.
I have used my lovely desire die again, did you notice?  i think you may see more of it  !!
This fun image is from our sponsor 

who is sponsoring CRAFTY CATZ  challenge this week
Our challenge is 
papers are from a paper pad i got from the works ,
flowers are made with a freebie flower die
and i used brads, which i have got to say i have not used for a while 
its funny how you get hooked on one thing for a while.
added wobbly eyes just for FUN!!
have a lovely weekend
take care and thanks for your visit

Thursday 29 September 2016

RIBBON thats all

Hi there.....welcome  to my blog
Today i have a card to share with you its my DT creation for CRAFTY RIBBONS
Our theme this week is 
simple one right i have used the Bias Binding spottie one  but it is available in many different colours etc.
This image is from Craftsuprint..its a great web site for all kinds of different cards.
Buttons from stash
Hope you canlay along with us there is always ribbons or a voucher up for the winner.
take care
x carol

Saturday 24 September 2016

Inspiration time

Good morning....
I am sharing some fabulous new CHRISTMAS yes Christmas ribbons
available now at CRAFTY RIBBONS
These word ribbons are just fantastic to add to a project
and the gorgeous wide ribbons are perfect as they are to add to your boxes like i have.
I used an old box from one of those stacked boxes you get usually from Costco.
this one is the small one...just perfect for homemade fudge or sweets


the ribbons are availale HERE on the crafty ribbon web site  
in santa's grotto

Santa's Grotto Ribbon Collection
thanks for your visit
x Carol x

Friday 23 September 2016

Anything goes at Crafty catz

well good morning, ....hope the weathers kind to you all for the weekend.i should be cooking in the SUN around about now in!!
My today's card is for CRAFTY CATZ challenge which has just started 
The theme is 
ANYTHING GOES plus a twist if you fancy 
add ribbon and pearls

I got to play with this sweet creation from our sponsor

I also used my new desire die from Crafters companion, i do like this one!!
well have a lovely weekend
thanks for your visit 
take care 

Friday 16 September 2016

Colour challenge at Crafty Catz

Morning all...this little chap is on his way to the
but first he needs to tell you about our new challenge starting at CRAFTY CATZ
and this week we are looking for a guest DT member to join us for a few months...
why not it could be fun for you to be part of the CC Team 

Our theme this week has been chosen by the lovely Dianne 
and it is 
These work great together as you will see on all the lovely DT creations on our blog
I am using this fab image called Jolly chap from KENNY K
Ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons and yep another dottie background
thanks for your visit 
x Carol x

Thursday 15 September 2016

Birthday challenge at Crafty Ribbons

Hello there....fancy some fabulous ribbons...well enter this weeks challenge at 
and you could win 

Happy Birthday Ribbon
these look fabulous on cards and gifts ...The theme this week is 
BIRTHDAY so a real easy one

its this time of year when i seem to have many  male cards to make so here is my first one for this week ....i used a Kenny K    image and the ribbons are from Crafty Ribbons 
my papers are from stock along with the buttons ..I'm  addicted to dottie paper lately..oops i just keep on using it like its going out of fashion

Hope you can join in with us 
thanks for your visit today
x carol x