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Thursday, 29 August 2013

Last GDT card for August

Morning everyone this card is my last GDT card for C.R.A.F.T and the challenge is-Well Done/Congratulations/You've Done it.The sponsors and prizes are-
Doodle Dragons-$10 download from their site
-$2Meljens Designs-4 digi of winners choice
Flonz- voucher for their online store
Sweet and Sassy-3 digi stamps
Gingerloft-3 images for the star of the month
I used "Giraffes Necktie" an image from Meljens Designs,coloured with promarkers,distressed the edges,used New Baby dies,New Arrival papers from Forever friends and made a gate-fold card.
challenges-
QKR Stampede-ATG
sister act-ATG
pink gem-anything with a B(banners/baby/blue)
pile it on-designer paper
crazy challenge-animals
TTCRD-ATG
inky impressions-animals
simon says-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG
Aud sentiments-any sentiment
shopping our stash-for the boys(13)
Hope you can all find the time to join the challenge
Enjoyed my month with you ladies hope to work with you again sometime
Carol xx

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Girly,girly card

I have made this card with a pre-coloured Mos'Digital image,made my favourite shaped card and upright Z-fold card.Papers are "New Arrivals" from Forever Friends,added some dies,liquid pearls and dewdrops.
challenges-
Mos digital pencil-Happy birthay
as you like it-fave shape and why(upright Z-fold card/i think this shape jut looks abit more special than a square and I prefer to decorate this shape
QKR Stampede -ATG
sister act-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG
one stop craft-spots and dots(last challenge)
pile it on-designer paper
dream valley-for a child
addicted-to-stamps-shabby vintage?
ladybug crafts-say it with flowers
simon says-ATG
delightful challenges-make the cut--------------2nd choice

Thanks for stopping by and welcome to my new followers
Carol xx


Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Holidays/Travel

Morning everyone the challenge at LEJ DESIGNSis a bittersweet one for me,the challenge is Holiday/Travel and we should have been in Turkey right now,but it had to be cancelled -still I suppose what you never have you never miss.The sponsors this week are Lej Designs.I have used Lindsays image Beachy Fun image coloured with promarkers,paper was craft mag freebie and stamped embellishments were from a travel set I have had for yonks.
challenges-
paper pretties-girly
the paper shelter-holiday
card crafters circle-bright colours
crafts4eternity-time to go(travel)
sister act-ATG
dream valley-for a child
top tip Tuesday-initials(case/camera)

come and check out the rest of the DT cards and blogs and check out the freebies Lindsay has on the blog
Thanks for stopping by and any comments are much appreciated
Carol xx

Monday, 26 August 2013

Pink Cupcakes

I made this card with a freebie imge and sentiments from Handmade Harbourto use in their first challenge.Now take my word for it this card is pink but for some reason my camera refuses to acknowledge pink but prefers lilac!!!The papers are also freebies from a craft mag,buttons,banner ribbon,an dewdrops from stash,and a selection of dies.
challenges-
creative craft challenges 2-not a square
cards galore-bingo(birthday/die-cuts/ribbon)
paper pretties-girly,girly
pennys challenges-punches and/or dies
paper-crafting journey-ATG
QKR Stampede-ATG
crafty catz-stitching/real/faux
sister act-ATG
one stop craft-spots and dots
marks finest papers-twisted easel card---------winner
pink gem-anything with a B(buttons/banners)
pile it on-designer paper
challenges4everybody-ATG
pan pastel UK-pastel colours
digi darla-ATG with a twist(twisted easel/digi)
card mania-ribbon
Hope you all had a great weekend weather been glorious here today
Carol x x

ATG challenge

Hope you all having a chilled Bank Holiday,I will be looking after Ellie and Holly-Ann as both Matthew and Tasha are at work today.Hope you find time to join the challenge at Tammy Scrapin Corneras this week the challenge is an all time favourite "Anything Goes" so no excuse.This week the sponsors are Bugaboo--SKDigis and Meljens Designs whose design "Big Sweater Kid" I used coloured with promarkers and glossy accents,chalked some clouds and cracked background stamp,freebie mg papers and green glittered peel offs which were in the bag for destined for nursery lol and coloured cardstock from Papermill Direct.
challenges-
crafty sentiments-colourful
creative craft challenges2-not a square
fab'n'funky-you can stick it(peel offs)
crafting-with-dragonflies-Male/Fathers day
inky impressions-masculine
card crafters circle-bright colours----Random prize winner
sister act-ATG
pink gem-anything with-B(brad/bright colours/boy image)
Dream valley-for a child
Thanks for stopping by and any comments are much appreciated,see you tomorrow
Carol xx

Create an ATC

Create an ATC is the challenge at Incy Wincyand they are having a blog hop with plenty of prizes.The sponsor is Doodle Pantryand I have used their image English BluebellsI love bluebells an we have loas in the garden.I resized and printed the pre-coloured image twice and decoupaged it,I used part of a stamped image to stamp round the edges,used liquid pearls,twine,die-cut corners and round the image.
challenges-
papertake weekly-flower power
ladybug crafts-say it with flowers
creative craft challenges2-not a square
divas by design-use twine
sister act-ATG
pink gem-anything with-B-(bluebells/blue)
gingerloft-it's a small world(England-blubell woods)
come and check out the DT inspiration and join us in the challenge and blog hop next on your stop is AVRIL
and this is my last GDT week for Incy Wincy been nice working with you ladies
Carol XX

Sunday, 25 August 2013

ATG challenge

Welcome to my new follower and hope you are all well and enjoying your weekend.A new challenge starts today at ----
ONE STITCH AT A TIMEand the challenge is "ATG" with a twist-you must use a Stitchy Bear Outlet image.The sponsor is Stitchy Bear Digi Outletand the winner receives the set of images used by the DT in challenge 176 but you must use a Stitchy bear outlet image to win a prize but there are absolutely loads to choose from.I was given a Delicious Doodles image-"Friends Forever"coloured with promarkers, corner die,ribbon and paper from stash,liquid pearls and a rub on sentiment from Hot off the Press put on a brad.I also chalked some clouds in the background.
challenges-
c....is for challenge-animals
crazy challenge-animals
ooh-la-la creations-inspired by a song-(Horse Power/chemical brothers)
Digistamps4joy-ATG
sister act-ATG
pink gem-anything with a B-brad
2 sisters-square cards
shopping our stash-oldest hardware(brad at least 4yrs old)
creative card crew-down on the farm

Thanks for stopping by,hope your weekend's not too wet
see you tomorrow
Carol x x

Thursday, 22 August 2013

Happy Camper or what???

Well I can finally tell you I am now a delighted DT member of the HAPPY CAMPERSand this is my first DT card,happy to be working with you all.The challenge is to use a stamp and/or digi if you prefer.I used the first stamp I ever bought(well my son bought me)its by Inkadinkado,left uncoloured with liquid pearls as flower centres.I used a die frame and new ivy flourish die from Joanna Sheen,papers Classic Elegance-Melissa Frances and the striped strip is Gorjuss Girls paper,ribbon from stash.
challenges-
crafty ribbons-ATG with a ribbon
paper-crafting journey-ATG
card makin mamas-black/white+ 1 other(cream hope that counts)
totally papercrafts-favourite colours-black& white)
sister act-ATG
sweet stampin-bold and beautiful
one stop craft-add stripes
pink gem-punches or dies
allsorts-use new stash(new ivy flourish die)
addicted-to-stamps-shabby vintage
robyns fetish-put a frame round it
kaboodle doodles-song/quote(jennifer juniper-Donovan)
ooh-la-la creations-inspired by a song(Jennifer
Juniper/Donovan)
promarker challenge-favourite colour combo(black/white)
craft-room challenge-something new(ivy flourish die)
paper pretties-girly,girly
crafty creations-shabby chic
pennys challenges-dies and/or punches
digistamps4joy-ATG
The challenge is a monthly one and an easy peasy challenge so no excuse come and join us
and check out the DT card and blogs for some great inspiration
Carol xx






Sassy Lady

Morning everyone hope you are all well and having some sunshine.My GDT card for C.R.A.F.Tfeatures a Sassy Studioimage "Katniss,Lady of Fire"coloured with promarkers,papers are Graphic 45 and Gorjuss girl added die cut aster flowers and dewdrops from stash,coloured cardstock from Papermill Direct.The challenge this week is a sketch challenge.
our sponsors and prizes are --
The cutting cafe-3 sets of winners choice
Sassy studios-4-images
Trimgyms Digi stamps and images-3 digistamps or..
2 easel card/card kits or..
1 paperpack or..
2-3D decoupage sheets or..
1 box card kit
Lauretta's digistamps-2 images
Karens Doodles-sponsor prizes
1st winner-3digis////2nd winner-2digis/////3rd winner-1 digi

challenges--
paper-crafting journey-ATG
ladybug crafts-something floral
shellys images-oh scrap(all pieces of paper used are scraps)
Brown sugar-green/blue/white
sister act-ATG
sweet stampin-bold and beautiful
pink gem-punches or dies
allsorts-use new stash(first use of Aster die)
promarker challenge-favourite colour combo
craft-room challenge-something new(aster die)
paper pretties-girly,girly
sisterhood of crafters-oh scrap
digistamps4joy-ATG

Thanks for stopping by and hope you can come and join us this week
Carol xx




Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Pink and Outdoors

No not sunburn lol the challenge this week at TWISTED TUESDAYis "Use Pink"and the twist is --outdoor things,in Honour of Melina's daughter who has a birthday coming up and she loves playing outdoors.I have used Laciean image from Mo's Digital pencil,but I can't claim credit for the colouring as it was a pre-coloured topper from Hobbyhouse.I added glossy accents on sunglasses,dies,paper,buttons,dewdrops from stash,fabric butterfly from Hobbycraft and liquid pearls.Now trust me on this my card is pink(cardstock from Papermill Direct)and warm looking colours BUT--- no matter where in the house I took the photo from and believe me I took a few,it still came out a cool lilac looking.
challenges-
ooh-la-la-inspired by a song(ice,ice,baby-vanilla ice)
card mania-fave embellishments(dies/buttons/dewdrops)
cutie pie-ATG
kaboodle doodles-song/quote(ice,ice,baby-vanilla ice)
paula holifield-summer sun
crafting by designs-ATG
Mos digital-something sweet
cute card Thursday-button up
In the pink-birthday ---------------------Perfect Pinky
heck of a challenge-summer holidays
totally papercrafts-favourite colour
crafts4eternity-summer
creative corner-ATG
sister act-ATG
one stop craft-add stripes
pink gem-punches or dies
challenges4 everybody-ATG

you have two weeks to come and join our challenge so no excuse lol
Thanks for dropping by today and any comments you wish to leave
Carol xx

Monday, 19 August 2013

Food!!!

This is my third post already this Monday morning,hope you are all well.Monday morning means a new challenge at----
TAMMY'S SCRAPIN CORNERThe challenge is "Food"very apt as I am scheduling this Sunday night and eating a bowl of rhubarb(out of the garden)crumble and custard.we want to see an image containing food.Our sponsor this week is EUREKA STAMPSand I chose their image "Large Cake"coloured with promarkers and Dovecraft glitter glue as icing,Classic Elegance papers by Melissa Frances,coloured cardstock from Papermill Direct.
challenges-
lexis creations-sparkle and shine
Digi Darla-birthday celebrations
cutie pie-ATG
Natalie and Amy-celebration
cards galore-bingo(birthday/candi/sentiment)
papertake weekly-occasion
simon says-monochromatic
creative belli-glitter
digistamps4joy-handmade embellishments
crafting by designs-ATG
totally papercrafts-favourite colour
creative corner-ATG
sister act-ATG
challenges 4 everybody-ATG
Come and check out the rest of the DT cards and blogs for some great inspiration
see you tomorrow
Carol xx

CAS at Artistic Inspirations

Good morning everyone and Monday morning means a new challenge at ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS and the challenge is CAS and our sponsor is ROBYNS FETISH.I have used their image "Catherine" coloured with promarkers and a pink dewdrop in centre of flower,ribbon from stash,coloured cardstock from Papermill Direct,paper is New Arrivals from Forever Friends.
challenges-
ooh-la-la-inspired by song(Baby Love/Supremes)
kaboodle doodle-song/quote(Baby Love/Supremes)
cutie pie-ATG
simon says-monochromatic
paper shelter-use ribbon
penny's papers-lace and/or ribbon
crafting by designs-ATG
as you like it-fave ribbon/twine and why(I love the width satin ribbon,you can get most any colour and it makes a gorgeous bow)
whimsy inspires-CAS
jelly park-cuddly wuddly
creative corner-ATG
sister act-ATG
allsorts-use new stash(image/papers)

hope you can join us in thi weeks challenge
Carol xx

Smokin Hot

Smokin hot is the name of the image I have chosen from Saturated Canary who are the sponsors for this weeks challenge-One Layer cards-at INCY WINCYI have coloured the image with promarkers and used a Martha Stewart border punch for my GDT card.
challenges-
I love promarkers-summertime
Fab'n'funky-Anything that looks like summer
perfect sentiments-the great outdoors
crafting by designs-ATG
whimsy inspires-CAS
crafts 4 eternity-summer
pile it on-no designer paper
Hope you can join us in this weeks challenge
Carol x

Thursday, 15 August 2013

Another Baby card

I have another Baby card to show using the scraps left(OMG used it all)from my Graphics 45 -Little Darlings.I quite like the finished result of this card even though there was no digi image.I made it a while ago but haven't blogged it yet.
challenges-
sister act-ATG
one stop craft-pastel colours
Robyns fetish-lots of layers
pan pastel-cute and cuddly
papertake weekly-occasion
oldie but a goodie-boys/male cards(papers)
simon says-monochromatic
shellys images-oh scrap
the crafting cafe-A Baby is born
Natalie and Amy-celebration
crafting by designs-ATG-------------------Runner up
jelly park-cuddly wuddly
Aud sentiments-anything but a birthday card----Top 3
paper-crafting journey-Vintage or distressed(vintage)
Thanks for calling by
Carol xx

Christmas GDT card

This is my third GDT card for C.R.A.F.Tand the challenge is "Christmas"and I have chosen Snow Covered Lampost from Patties Creations
The image is coloured with promarkers and glossy accents on lampost,and chalked clouds,loose papers from stash,ivy flourish die-Joanna Sheen,cosmo border die-memory box,coloured cardstock from Papermill direct and added soft snow.Our sponsors are and prize are --Crimson cloud-3 die-cut packs
Patties Creations-3 images
Robyn's Fetish-5 digi images
Digi Darlas-4 digis
challenges-
crafting by designs-ATG
sister act-ATG
Dis digis-stitching(round image)
2 sisters-favourite embellishment(dies)
Allsorts-stitching(round image)
pile it on-outdoors
TSG clearstamps-grey/pink/turquoise
card mania-favourite embellishment-(dies)
cute daisy may-stitching(round image)-------------WINNER
divas by design-Christmas in August
crafty cardmakers-1,image/2,papers/3embellishments(soft snow/dies
/glossy accents)
Thanks for dropping by,come and join in our challenge and get a head start on those Christmas cards
Carol xx

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Christening card

We had a great day on Sunday at my 6week old grandsons Christening,and he was soooo good despite being passed around everyone and didn't cry at all during the service which was pretty long as it was included in the Sunday morning Mass.A lovely end to an absolute terrible week!!!This is the card I made for him.Papers are "New Arrival"from Forever Friends.
challenges-
paper pretties-2 or more papers
crafty ribbons-ATG with ribbon
sister act-ATG
great impressions-a square card
one stop craft-pastel colours
Tuesday Throwdown-pastel rainbow
2 sisters-favourite embellishments(buttons/dies)
crafty boots-die-cuts
dream valley-monochrome
card mania-favourite embellishments(buttons/dies)
crafty cardmakers-1,image/2papers/3embellishments(buttons/dies/ribbon)
Natalie and Amy-celebration
papertake weekly-occasion
creative card crew-banners/pennants
oldie but a goodie-Boys/male cards(white die frame)

Thanks for dropping by
Carol xx


Furry Friend

Now most of us have a furry friend and that is the challenge this week at LEJ DESIGNS our sponsor is Lindsay at LEJ DESIGNSI have used one of her new digis "Best Friend"there are new image added all the time.I coloured the image with copics,the dog b.paper was loose in papers and the footprint paper was a craft mag freebie.I made teabag folded corners.
challenges-
paper pretties-2 or more papers
Digistamps4joy-make your own embellishments(teabag folded corner)
sister act-ATG
great impressions-square card
sweet stampin-use kraft
that craft place-monochrome
Digi darla-fins/feathers/fur

Hope you can join us in the challenge and check out the freebie images
Thanks for stopping by
Carol xx

Monday, 12 August 2013

Recipe Challenge

The challenge at INCY WINCY is a recipe challenge and this is my second GDT card for August(and second post of the day).The sponsors are CARE2STAMP and STAMPING CHEF.I chose a fantastic image "BITTER SWEET"coloured with promarkers,crackle background stamp,various makes of papers,new border stamp from Joanna Sheen,buttons and ribbons from stash.The recipe is------
1-image/2-ribbons/twine/3-buttons/brads/4-different papers.I also made my fave -upright Z-fold card shape.
challenges--
papertake weekly-ATG
paper pretties-2 or more papers(used 5)
crafty creations-texture
paper shelter-punches and dies(corner punch and border die)
crafty boots-die-cuts
crafting by design-ATG
as you like it-fave ribbon/twine and why(this ribbon is my fave(I bought a very large reel at a craft show for 99p and its lasted for absolutely ages ,still got loads left,and it seems to go with everything)
crafty ribbons-ATG with ribbon
delightful challenges-add dimension
QKR Stampede-no squares
Brown sugar-ATG
crafts4eternity-colour(corrosion)
sister act-ATG
2sisters-favourite embellishment(buttons/dies)
Robyns fetish-lots of layers
kaboodle doodle-music and/or the arts(I went with the arts)
hope you find the time to join us in this challenge
Carol xx


Monday again!!!

Morning everyone and welcome to my new followers.The new challenge at Tammy's scrapin Corneris Sports and our sponsor is SKDIGIS
The image I have used is "Fishing" from Mos Digital pencil,image and card candy coloured with promarkers,papers from K&C-just uploading the pic and realised I had forgotten to put glossy accents on the water lol,forget my head if it was loose!talking of which me and O/H has a walk to the local ASDA about 20-30 mins away,got right up to the door and realised I had left my purse at home John was not pleaed to say the least!!!
challenges-
oldie but a goodie-boys/male cards(papers-2yrs old)
paper pretties-2 or more papers
creative moments-sea/seashore/ATG
Mos digital-water,water everywhere
digi haven-life's a beach
sister act-ATG
great impressions-square card
Friday sketch-sketch
pink gem-summer
2sisters-favourite embellishment(card candy/dies)
pile it on-outdoors
dream valley-monochrome
here come the boys-only squares
Time to dig out those male images and join us in this weeks challenge
Carol xx

Sunday, 11 August 2013

Use a Digi and new DT post

Well I can finally tell you I am now a delighted member of the "ONE STITCH AT A TIME"yyyaay and this is my first DT card.The challenge is soooo easy-Use a Digi,now can't get much easier than that.The sponsor is Stitchy Bear I was given the image FAE1 by Pooki Designs coloured with copics and glamour dusted wings,loose papers from stash,tonic punch on border and a couple of dies,added liquid pearls and a paper clip.Winner gets the set of images used by DT in challenge 174.Come and check out the DT cards and blogs for some great inspiration.
challenges-
crafty bloggers network-favourite things
papertake weekly-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
paper shelter-punches and dies
flutterby Wednesdays-any winged creature
delicious doodles-butterfly
cute card Thursday-die-ing to punch
QKR Stampede-no squares
sister act-ATG
Dream valley-monochrome
Addicted-to-stamps-wonderful wings
seema crafts-butterfly

We are at our new grandsons Christening today -Jozef Sebastian who is only six weeks old and gorgeous(okay I am biased lol)and I have been bust making cakes for the party afterwards so see you tomorrow
Carol xx

Friday, 9 August 2013

Ruby Wedding card

This is the first magic card I have made thanks to Teresa and her tutorial hereIt has been made for a Ruby Wedding.I used the teacup image as they are having a Vintage Tea Party.Papers are Romantic Vintage by Marianne,lace and ribbon rom stash,Martha Stewart border punch,new Ivy flourish die from Joanna Sheen,image from Mo's digital pencil.

challenges-
Sir stampalot-wings/touch of vintage
natalie and Amy-Celebration
QKR Stampede-no squares
card crafters circles-ribbon and lace
Addicted-to-stamps-wonderful wings
crafty bloggers network-favourite things(punches/dies/digi images)
Fussy and fancy-Bingo-flower/free/die-cut
sister act-ATG
brown sugar-ATG
kaboodle doodles-scallops(down borders)
Fashionista-wings
Lexis creations-Anniversary
Eureka stamps-CAS
papertake weekly-ATG
Anything goes-coffee break and/or food(tea counts?)
Inky chicks-lovely lace
paper pretties-2or more papers
crafty creations-texture(ribbon/lace)
paper shelter-punches and dies
Flutterby Wednesdays-any winged creature
cute card Thursday-die-ing to punch
crafty ribbons-ATG with ribbon
Thanks for stopping bye and any comments you wish to leave -much appreciated
see you Sunday with some great news
Carol xx

Thursday, 8 August 2013

Bookmarks and Doorhangers

Morning everyone this is my second DGT card for Trimmmies Craft challengewhich is make a Bookmark or a Doorhanger.Our sponsors this week are Bugaboo/Gingerloft/Flonz/QKR Stampede.I made a bookmark with a sentiment "Chase Your Dreams" from Bugaboo
I coloured the images with copics,paper was a craft mag freebie,added ribbon and some glamour dust,cardstock from Papermill Direct.
challenges-
whimsy Inspires-CAS
memas crafts-ATG
crafty catz-pastel colours
totally papercrafts-inspired by a song(love is like a butterfly)
sister act-ATG
one stop craft-keep it simple
2sisters-ATG
papertake weekly-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
That craft place-monochrome
check out the DT cards and blogs for some great inspiration and some great prizes on offer
see you soon
Carol xx

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

CAS Christmas

The new challenge at TWISTED TUESDAYis "A simple Christmas in August" the simpler the better in fact let's go CAS.Our sponsor this month is STAMP AND CREATE.I used "Melting Snowman" image from QKR Stampede coloured with promarkers and some gossy accents,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B,paper is from a last years craft mag,and soft snow.

challenges-
papertake weekly-ATG
simon says-ATG
divas by design-fave colour combo
the house that stamps built-water element(melted snow?)
crafting by design-ATG
Hobby house-Christmas
crafty calendar-ATG
Natalie and Amy-celebration(Christmas)
Totally papercrafts-Inspired by a song(Frosty the snowman)
Jellypark-Christmas in July
sister act-ATG
one stop craft-keep it simple
2sisters-ATG
challenges4everybody-ATG
crazy challenge-ATG
Eureka stamps-CAS
promarker challenge-CAS

Thanks for dropping by and hope you can join us in our challenge
Carol xx

Monday, 5 August 2013

Childrens challenge-grandaughters cards

There is a childrens challenge at Simon says-ATG with ice option.Ellie(6yrs) has been colouring my images with MY promarkers and she is pretty good so thought I would enter her card.She is very picky with images too lol.These are both my grandaughters cards.
The second one with the banners and her name on is Holly-Anns(4yrs)
some more of Ellies colouring
challenges-
oldie but a goodie-best dressed(paper)
simon says-ATG
creative belli-summer(paper)
saturated canary-ATG
Paula Holifield-summer sun

thanks for stopping by and any comments you wish to leave
Carol,Ellie and Holly-Ann xx



1st GDS card for Incy Wincy Designs

I am delighted to be GD for INCY WINCY for August,and this weeks challenge is make a gatefold card-easy peasy eh.The sponsors are REDONKULOUS and LACY SUNSHINEand I have chosen a fantastic Lacy Sunshine image-" Sugar Skulls"I love it soo much I made two cards lol.Both images were coloured with promarkers,papers are Tim Holtz-Crowded Attic and Daydream from Heidi Grace Designs.
challenges-
simon says-ATG
Fab'n'funky-make a set
crafters cafe blog-ATG
crafting by design-ATG
crafty calendar-ATG
sir stampalot-wings and things/touch of vintage
Delicious Doodles-ATG
sister act-ATG
2sisters-ATG
Addicted-to-stamps-wonderful wings
challenges4everybody-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
crazy challenge-ATG
crafty boots-die-cuts


hope you can join us in this weeks challenge
thanks for stopping by and see you soon
Carol xx

Fancy a game of Bingo ?

Bingo is the new challenge at ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS.Choose three items in a row or more if you wish.Our sponsors are QKR STAMPEDE and SASSY STUDIOS and I chose a new digi image from Sassy Studios -"Bubblegum Sassy,coloured with my new copics,paper/K&C,for the bingo challenge I used-lace/flowers,layers,liquid pearls,digi image,ribbon,buttons and added some dewdrops for good luck.
I also used my fave shape upright Z-fold card.
challenges-
oldie but a goodie-best dressed(tonic punch for top border)
crafters cafe blog-ATG
Digistamps4joy-fancy shape and handmade flowers
inky impressions-button it
crafting by designs-ATG
as you like it-fave fold and why(upright Z-fold -it just looks a bit more special than a square one)
cute card Thursday-ATG
whimsy inspires-ribbon and lace
crafty calendar-ATG
QKR Stampede-summer fun
crafty catz-pastel colours
stampin for the weekend-shape it up
card crafters circle-dotty for spots
creative corner-polka dots
sister act-ATG
pink gem-Anything pearlescent
2 sisters-ATG
allsorts-photo insp(bright colours)
dream valley-summer days
challenges4everybody-ATG
cards galore-Bingo-flowers/die-cuts/summer
crafty bloggers-Favourite things(die-cuts/dewdrops/flowers/liquid pearls)
kaboodle doodles-anything with scallops
card mania-summer blooms
crazy challenge-ATG


Thanks for stopping by and hope you can join us in our challenge this week
Carol XX

You like Music?

Monday morning again and August,this year is really flying past,and this is my first post of three today.Monday means a new challenge at TAMMY'S SCRAPIN CORNERand the challenge is--"Music" and that gives you a good scope to work with.Our sponsor this week is QKR STAMPEDE and I have chosen their image "Caroling"coloured with promarkers and my new copics,the backing paper is from The Wrinklies CD,music notes stamp is Kanban,and soft snow on card candy for snowballs,glittered Angel from Hobbycraft.
challenges-
creative craft challenges2-Blue and brown
passion for promarkers-blue and one other(brown)
Lil red wagon-Christmas in July
Simon says-ATG
Crafting by design-ATG
cute card Thursday-ATG
4 crafty chicks-bling
Hobby house-Christmas
Jelly park-Christmas in July
sister act-ATG
2 sisters-ATG
crazy challenge-ATG
Eureka stamps-CAS


check out the DT cards and blogs for more inspiration
thanks for stopping by
Carol x

Thursday, 1 August 2013

First GDT post for Trimmies craft

I was delighted to be asked back to be GD for August for TRIMMIES CRAFT CHALLENGE and this is my first of four cards,and the challenge this week is "Monochromatic".I was given the image Angelica Crafting from
INKY IMPRESSIONS

coloured with promarkers,papers are Graphic 45 and Classic elegance by Melissa Frances,added die-cut corners,liquid pearls,buttons and a made with love heart charm oh and a strip of washi tape measure tape.
we have prizes too lots of them our sponsors are
LEJ Designs-3 digis of your choice
Floppy Latte-$6.oo Gift coupon for their shop
Inky impressions-$10 gift certificate for their shop
Trimgym's Digistamps and images-choice of five selections
Craftsuprint-sponsor prizes for the Top 3
sooo plenty of reasons to come and join us


challenges-
sister act-ATG
Pink gem-charms
Pile it on-ATG
Eclectic Ellapu-ATG
crafty cardmakers-1,image/2papers/3 embellishments(buttons/liquid pearls/charm)---------------------------------------------------------------------TOP 5
Eureka stamps-ATG
Digi sketch-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
simon says-ATG
Divas by design-fave colour combo(brown/cream)
crafters cafe blog-ATG
Inky impressions-button it
check out the DT cards and blogs for some great inspiration and join in this easy peasy challenge for some great prizes
see you there--bye for now
Carol xx