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Thursday, 27 November 2014

Mr Snowman

A Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate and hope you are all well.My card today is a Christmas one using "Mr Snowman" from Digi Stamps 4 Joy,coloured with promarkers,B.paper/sentiment stamp and bootprint stamp all craft mag freebies,border/snowflake and fence die and I even managed some frantage lol,cardstock from Papermill Direct.
challenges-
chocolate,coffee,cards-Fave holiday -Christmas
Robyns fetish-use a digi
addicted to stamps-lots of layers
pan pastel-cold and frosty colours
Lacy sunshine-North Pole
scribble and scrap-ATG
stamp with Sarah Kay-ATG
paper pretties-snow much fun
creative inspirations-Seasons greetings
crafty creations-embossing(frantage)
Simon says-ATG
Fab'n'funky-anything with die-cuts
a song in your he(art)-Christmas
digistamps4joy-Christmas
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafting for all seasons-Tis the season
scrappers delight-ATG or Taditional Christmas
inspiration destination-ATG
DL.ART-any winter holiday
MAWTT-inspired by a song/Frosty the Snowman
aud sentiments-sentiment for December holiday
4 crafty chicks-die-cuts
stamping sensations-Christmas
crafty calendar-Christmas
let's craft and create-Christmas
ooh-la-la-Christmas
jellypark-Christmas
Thanks for dropping by and all your comments are much appreciated
Carol xx

Monday, 24 November 2014

Autumn Leaves

Morning everyone and hope you are all well and had a good weekend-we had grandaughters Ellie and Holly-Ann over the weekend.We went into town Saturday morning for new fleecy PJ's and dressing gowns then for something to eat,they came back for a sleepover but unfortunately Holly-Ann was taken ill with a bug going round the school and had a bad night and Sunday morning bless her,but did manage to eat a little Sunday dinner lol.
The new challenge at Karleigh Sue is "Use Autumn/Fall colours".You can buy the image "I Heart Fall"here.I coloured the image with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.paper from stash and leaf stamp was a Craft Stamper mag freebie.
You can also join Karleigh Sue on Facebook here.
challenges-
dream valley-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
passion for promarkers-The Autumn Leaves/Nat King Cole
clear it out-ATG(papers/stamp)
partytime Tuesday-ATG
stamp with Sarah Kay-ATG
crafters cafe-ATG
digistamps4joy-Fall/Christmas
sassy studio-watch it fall/leaves
MAWTT-Autumn leaves
a creative romance-something old/leaf stamp/B.paper
Do hope you can join us in this challenge and don't forget you have a full month to enter-so no pressure lol.
Carol xx

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Subway Art

I was almost late adding this card an post as at moment I am two days behind,we have grandaughters for a sleep over tonight and as they usually stay on a Friday night ---well doesn't take much to confuse me lol.The new challenge at 613 Avenue Create is Subway Art and when I chose this image don't think I really understood the challenge lol so had to google and found the word image for the centre.Sposoring us this week are Lacy Sunshine and Beansie Doodles whose image I chose-"Bubble Trim" coloured with promarkers and I fussy cut the centre to show the words below printed off google,the B.papers and pointers are craft mag freebies found by accident.
challenges-
Paula Holifield-CAS
Fitztown-ATG
card mania-use a digi
crafty sentiments-2 or more papers
just inspirational-frame it
crafting by designs-Christmas
DL.ART-Christmas
aud sentiments-appropriate sentiment for Christmas
as you like it-fave Christmas-modern or traditional-this one is modern due to the subway art style words and bubble frame
crafty catz-winter theme/Christmas
MFP stampshop-make a border with circles
quirky crafts-circles
Hope you can join us and check out the DT cards and blogs and maybe find time to join us
Carol xx

Saturday, 22 November 2014

Wind in my Hair

Welcome to my new followers Karen and Ashley.We have a new challenge today at Open-Minded Crafting Fun which is "Grateful".Our sponsors are Digi stamps 4 joy,The Stamping Chef,Just Some Lines,The East Wind,and A Day For Daisies- whose image "Wind in my Hair" I chose,coloured with promarkers,B.paper-Tattered Lace craft mag freebie,cardstock from Papermill Direct,ribbon from stash,stamped sentiment from HOTP and Sizzix hydrangea flower die.
challenges-
corrosive challenges-girly
pan pastel-cold frosty colours
scribble and scrap-ATG
dream valley-ATG
partytime Tuesday-ATG
Simon says-Thanks
Pennys challenges-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
sweetpea stampers-thank you
great impressions-thank you
crafting by designs-ATG
OSAAT-give thanks
Hope you have timeto check out the DT cards and blogs and join us in the challenge
Thank you for any comments which are much appreciated
Carol xx

Thursday, 20 November 2014

1st Birthday card

My card today was for a request for a Great-Grandaughters 1st birthday,the pre-coloured topper was from Hobbybook kust added glamour dust and glossy accents,paper was craft mag freebie,ribbon/liquid pearls from stash and a selection of die-cuts.I personalised after I took pic.I would like to say welcome to my new follower Jenn.
challenges-
sweet stampin-to die for
addicted to stamps-bling
corrosive challenges-girly
Robyns fetish-things with wings
scribble and scrap-ATG
dream valley-ATG
Fitztown-ATG
paper nest dolls-ATG
not just cards-ATG
papertake weekly-sooo girly
creative card crew-stripes
just inspirational-frame it
everybody art-circle on card
deep ocean-shabby chic
party time Tuesday-ATG
stamp with Sarah Kay-ATG
lil red wagon-layer it up
the paper shelter-card for a child
Pennys challenges-ATG
crafters cafe-ATG
inky impressions-ATG with pearls-------TOP 3
word art Wednesday-ATG
fussy and fancy-pairs or 2 of a kind
Thanks for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol xx

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Christmas Tags

Sorry I have been MIA this last week-more family drama!!!but hopefully will catch up with all your blogs as soon as.I made these Christmas tags for Diane-DIL who works for mental health and is fundraising at the moment.I used the freebie images from Creative cardmaking craft mag,a few die-cuts,embellishments left over from other years and just off cuts from card drawer,twine from stash.I wasn't going to blog them-then saw a couple of challenges they would fit-so here they are-
challenges-
crafting with dragonflies-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
DL.ART-Christmas
aud sentiments-put sentiment on a tag
C.R.A.F.T-Christmas
fussy and fancy-pairs or two of a kind
crafty catz-Christmas
brown sugar-ATG
paper creator-ATG
allsorts-anything but a card
Fashionable stamping-Christmas tag(a couple have stamped image of Santa and Christmas wishes but feel free to delete if not suitable)
whoopsi Daisy-ATC's or mini projects--------------------TOP 3
not just cards-ATG
Tuesday throwdown-Christmas tags-----------------------TOP 3
crafting musketeers-anything but a card
the crafting cafe-not a card
crafty little fairies-not a square
crafting by designs-ATG
Thank you for calling and any comments you wish to leave
Carol xx

Monday, 17 November 2014

Angels Voice

Morning everyone -how these weeks are flying past and hope you are all well.We have a new challenge starting today at Artistic inspirations which is "Gold and Ivory".Our sponsors are All Dressed Up and Karleigh Sue, whose beautiful image I used-Angels Voice,coloured with promarkers/added glamour dust,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.paper and ribbons are oddments from stash as are the two gold peel offs in the corners.
challenges-
papertake weekly- 2 or 4 legs
TTCRD-ATG
fattastic Tuesday-ATG/ribbon
stamp with Sarah Kay-monochrome
lil red wagon-monochrome
divas by design-photo insp.
crafting with dragonflies-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
DL.ART-Christmas
C.R.A.F.T-Christmas
crafty ribbons-Christmas + ribbon
Fussy and fancy-pairs(two corner circles/2 ribbons)
crafty catz-Christmas
creative corner-sparkle
choc/coffee/cards-fave holiday/Christmas
addicted to stamps-bling
Robyns fetish-things with wings
stamping sensations-Christmas
Buckwells crafty challenge-use ribbon
Hope you find the time to join us and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol xx

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Christmas hanging

My Christmas hanging I am sharing today was made with craft mag freebie images matted onto cardstock,added glamour dust and liquid pearls and added ribbon from stash-finished lol.Not the best of pics due to bad light which has lasted ALL DAY!!!but if you click on pic it looks a lot clearer.
papertake weekly-2 or 4 legs(both lol)
crafty sentiments-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-CAS
fan-tastic Tuesday-ATG/Ribbon
creative moments-ATG/celebration
a song in your he(art)-let it go------------------WINNER
crafting with dragonflies-ATG
crafters cafe blog-friendship------------TOP 3
word art Wednesday-ATG
delightful challenges-happy holidays
inspiration destination-ATG
reasonable ribbon-winter holiday and ribbon
DL.ART-Christmas
C.R.A.F.T-Christmas
crafty ribbons-Christmas and ribbon
crafty catz-Christmas
polka doodle-CAS
allsorts-anything but a card
CAS on Sunday-ribbon and/or twine
jellypark-Christmas
buckwells crafty challenge-use ribbon
Thanks for stopping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

CAS Christmas

My card today is a CAS Christmas card using a sentiment stamp which I won from DRS Designs,silver embossed,a couple of die-cuts,cardstock from Papermill Direct,paper strip -Tattered Lace craft mag freebie,snowflakes are glamour dusted.Short and sweet today lol.
challenges-
QKR Stampede-Christmas
creative corner-Christmas
paper creator-ATG
addicted to stamps-bling(glamour dust)
pan pastel-add some bling
scribble and scrap-ATG
Paula Holifield-CAS
dream valley-Christmas
card mania-use your dies
love to scrap-bling
crafty sentiments-ATG
creative card crew-Christmas
digi choosday-CAS
the paper shelter-snowflakes
word art Wednesday-ATG
the stamping chef-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
stamping sensations-Christmas
jellypark-Christmas
without words-Christmas
Thanks for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Sunday, 9 November 2014

RAK at 613 Avenue Create

Morning everyone and hope you are all well-my post is a little late today.The new challenge at 613 Avenue Create is create a random act of kindness and I created this card to thank a babysitter.I love this image from The Stamping Chef, coloured with promarkers and added glossy accents,then doodled round edge,papers/dies/ribbon and liquid pearls fom stash,I added a rub-on image to a metal brad which I had had for ever.We are also sponsored by QKR Stampede and Fitztown.Do check out the DT cards and blogs for some great inspiration and hope to see you there.
challenges-
passion for promarkers-inspired by The Beatles-Take good care of My Baby
incy wincy-inspired by song-Take Good care of my Baby-The Beatles
Paula Holifield-CAS
card mania-use your dies
not just cards-ATG
papertake weekly-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
die cuttin divas-recipe
stamp with Sarah kay-monochrome
crafty creations-brads/buttons or bows
fab'n'funky-3 different embellishments-brad/ribbon/die-cuts
inspiration destination-ATG
the stamping chef-ATG
memas crafts-ATG
crafts galore-ATG
DL.ART-ATG
V's sweet ideas-ATG
the sisters of craft-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG
paper creator-ATG
Thanks for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol xx

Saturday, 8 November 2014

All kinds of Fowl

We have a new challenge today at Open-Minded Crafting Fun which is "Fowl of all Kinds" and we have a few sponsors-Di's Digi designs,Dr Digis House of Stamps,The East Wind, The Stamping Chef, and Milk Coffee whose image I chose-"Swirly Bird" coloured with promarkers,B.paper and tag from Craftwork cards Botanicals,rosette made from same paper,cardstock from papermill Direct and corner die is a Tattered Lace craft mag freebie.
challenges-
sentimental Sunday-ATG+ sentiment
incy wincy-inspired by book/film/song-The Birds,Alfred Hitchcock
card mania-use your dies
whoopsi Daisy-use a sentiment
craft hoarders-thank you
papertake weekly-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-thank you------------------TOP 3
passion for promarkers-Beatles song-Free as a Bird
paper pretties-thanks
Pennys challenges-creative corners
crafters cafe blog-thank you
inky impression-creative corners
delightful challenges-patterns
word art wednesday-ATG
aud sentiments-put sentiment on tag
fussy and fancy-thanks
Thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
see you tomorrow
Carol x x

Monday, 3 November 2014

Brand new challenge blog

I am back again with my second post today and this is our first challenge for "Get Creative Challenges" and the challenge is ATG with optional twist-use Stitching.Angie who set up the challenge at such short notice is also the first sponsor-Angie's Digi Stamps and I chose her image "Pegasus in the Clouds",coloured with promarkers and glamour dusted,cardstock from Papermill Direct,liquid pearls/B.paper/dies from stash. I made a centre step card and added faux stitching round the image and also added chalk clouds.We are so excited about this new challenge and hope you will support us.
challenges-
TTCRD-ATG
passion for promarkers-add some sparkle
Simon says-ATG
divas by design-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG
crafters cafe blog-things with wings
word art Wednesday-ATG
delightful challenges-swirls and curls
inspiration destination-ATG
The stamping chef-ATG
C.R.A.F.T-fantasy
crafty catz-ATG
brown sugar-ATG
sweet stampin-shaped cards
allsorts-masculine
catch the bug-ATG
Bunny Zoes-animals
pan pastel-add some bling
corrosive challenges-magical
Red carpet studio-Marley and me/use an animal
imagination crafts-ATG
memas crafts-ATG
let's craft and create-animal antics
Do hope you find the time to join and support us and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol xx

Rusty with Flowers

Morning everyone and can you believe it's November already???I have two posts today.This Monday morning we have a new challenge at Artistic Inspirations,which is "Happy birthday" now how easy is that lolwe are sponsored by Sparkle'N'Sprinkle and I used the image "Rusty with Flowers" coloured with promarkers,faux stitching round image,B.papers are freebies with Tattered lace craft mag,card candy from Craftwork cards,cardstock from Papermill Direct.
challenges-
paper pretties-polka dots
as you like it-cute or elegant(cute as most of mine turn out lol)
lil red wagon-kraft
I love promarkers-three of a kind/card candy
Simon says-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG
digistamps4joy-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspirational destination-ATG
the stamping chef-ATG
QKR Stampede-3 of a kind/card candy
crafty catz-ATG
allsorts-masculine
catch the bug-ATG
Friday sketch-sketch
My grandaughters ready to go Trick or Treating with their Dad--Ellie 7yrs
Holly-Ann 5yrs
Thanks for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol xx