Wednesday, 1 October 2014

GDT for Crafting by Designs

Morning everyone,I was delighted to be asked to do a GDT spot for the October ATG challenge at Crafting by Designs.I used the beautiful image "Memento Mori" from Aurora Wings,coloured with promarkers,Ivy florish die from Joanna Sheen,Engraver B.paper from Prima,two Magnolia Doohicky tag dies put through ribbler and fastened with black lace from stash and TH Raven die,black heart gems and ribbon from stash,cardstock from Papermill Direct.
Delicious Doodles-on the darker side
a creative romance-in the garden/please delete if not appropriate
pile it on-witching hour/Halloween
Aurora Wings-a touch of darkness
incy wincy-something old(B.paper/dies)something new(net/ribbon/hearts/digi)
fitztown-tag it
ooh-la-la-use a bow
paper nest dolls-ATG+a bow
crafty sentiments-Bingo/digi/die-cut/gems
die-cuttin divas-ATG
Left of center-LOC or Fairytales
divas by design-spooky creations
crafting with dragonflies-ATG
crafters cafe blog-punches and/or dies
Buckwells Craft-ATG
The stampin chef-ATG
Paula Holifield-Boo
thanks for stopping by and any comments are much appreciated
Carol xx


  1. Oh wow, this is superb! Those poppies look so soft and velvety next to that skull - they are perfect! Love the colourchoice! Also, that raven diecut is fab! :D
    Thank you for joining Aurora Wings' "A Touch of Darkness"! Hope to see you back in our special challenge later today!

    DT, Laila aka Koneko

  2. Great project - love it! Thanks for sharing at Crafty Girls, good luck and hope to see you again x

  3. oops...wrong challenge sorry....thanks for sharing at LEFT OF CENTER!!!! arggghh!!

  4. WOW this is stunning. The image and black die-cuts are so striking - an amazing card - Michelle x

  5. Congratulations on your GDT Carol!!! This card is fantastic! Love your spooky image and your black embellishments! Love that bird! hugs :)

  6. Great card! Love all the dark details. Thanks for joining us at Fitztown Challenge Blog. Hope to see you again and good luck!
    FCB CT Coordinator

  7. Congrats on your GDT spot my friend!! Really amazing design and image here!! HUGS :)

  8. Congrats on being GD Carol! Gorgeous card, love the colourful image and the powerful black elements! Hugs, Ira x
    Ira’s Crea Corner

  9. Beautiful card Carol. It looks so sweet and elegant and then you see the scull- woooh I like it!!
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes October Linky Party. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

  10. The black die cut details work do well with this gothic style image! Love the dramatic feel of this card!

  11. fantastic card darl & I love the image & how you've coloured the flowers :)

    love n hugz Angie xXx

  12. so stunning carol.i love your details and the image is fabulous ;D

    xx coops xx

  13. Wow, this is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us as a GDT for Crafting By Designs.

  14. Shudder - so ghoulish! Love it and the atmosphere you have created. Thanks for sharing this with us at Crafting with Dragonflies.

  15. Wow! What a fantastic card. I just love everything about it. Thanks for playing along with Incy Wincy this week. xx

  16. So cool when feminine elements are combined with darkness. I love the contrast!

    Thanks for linking to Die Cuttin' Divas this week!


  17. A big congrats on your Guest DT spot. How creative you are! The black ivy and and and all the dies, lace are perfect.

  18. Carol this card is just beautiful, I love it! Thanks so much for joining us as a Guest Designer this month at Crafting by Designs! Hugs, Doris

  19. Stunning, wonderful diecuts thanks for joining us at The Crafters Cafe this week

  20. Fabulous coloring and such spooky die cuts. Thanks so much for joining our "A Touch of Darkness" Challenge at Aurora Wings and ATG at ASITD. xxD

  21. What a spooky flair! It's so effective in the card design. Thanks for playing along with the BINGO challenge at Crafty Sentiments. Cathy xx

  22. Wow! this is awesome! I love the black die cuts you've added. The image is great and your colouring really brings it to life! Thanks for sharing at Left of Center! mo dt coordinator. xxx

  23. Thanks for joining us at Fitztown for our "Tag It" challenge. Good luck and hope to see you again soon!

    Fitztown DT

  24. Great project - love the image. thanks for sharing at ASITD - good luck and hope to see you again x

  25. really fabulous card!! Thanks for playing along at The Stamping Chef with us this week xx

  26. That is a great card. The image is great and those black embellishments- perfrct. Thank you for joining us at Divas by Design this week. Hugs, Justyna xx

  27. Absolutely fabulous...Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky and Divas this week.
    Wendy xx

  28. wow!! Fab! Thanks for sharing with us at Divas by Design.

  29. FANTASTIC Card!!
    Thank You for joining us at PIO last week! Hope you will join us again!
    Have a GREAT day!

  30. I love how dark and light this it! Lovely job. Thank you for joining us this week at the Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge! We hope you play along with us again soon!

    Jackie, Crafty Sentiments Designs DT

  31. Wow, what a stunning card. So striking. Thanks for joining us at Crafting with Dragonflies! Best, CG

  32. I was not expecting to see that skull amongst the poppies! Cool card.
    Thanks for joining us at Ooh la la creations challenge.
    Lynn x

  33. Wonderful Thank You for joining us at the PND challenge blog this time. Hope to see you next time.
    Good Luck hugs Sharon (DT)

  34. Gorgeous card, Aurora Wings images are so haunting and you've done a fabulous job with this one. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Nest Dolls Challenge, hope to see you there again!
    Leah Tees (DT)

  35. This is a beautiful card. I love that image! Thank you for playing along at Buckwells Crafty Challenge. Sammy-x