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Monday, 30 March 2015

Perfect Sunday

Oh my the start of another week and the end of another month !!!We have a new challenge at Crafting From The Heart today which is ATG and the sponsor is Dr.Digi,and I choose the image "Perfect Sunday" coloured with promarkers and added glossy accents,cardstock from Papermill Direct,papers and buttons from stash.
challenges-
creative inspirations-feathered friends/animals
crafty creations-chevrons and stripes-----------------TOP 3
Simon says-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
as you like it-lines or no lines/lines all the time I need all the help I can get lol
C.R.A.F.T-inspired by a film/My Dog Skip
creative fingers-ATG
chocolate/coffee/cards-food or drink
creative craft cottage-three of a kind/buttons-------------TOP 3
scribble and scrap-ATG
stamping sensations-one for the guys
eclectic ellapu-ATG
Thanks for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated and hope you will join us
Carol x x

Sunday, 29 March 2015

40 Winks

Morning everyone and hope you all remembered to alter your clocks last night.We have a new challenge at 613 Avenue Create which is ATG with no twist,our sponsors are QKR Stampede and Rick St Dennis whose image "40 Winks" I used coloured with promarkers,B.papers are Tattered Lace craft mag freebies,ribbon/pearls and stamped sentiment from stash.
challenges-
craft your passion-ATG
Eureka stamps-Spring
crafty boots-Spring
digi sketch(T)-ATG
not just cards-ATG
papertake weekly-a cut above
crafty sentiments-inspired by a song/All I have to do is Dream-Everley Brothers
top tip Tuesday-buttons or bows
just inspirational-cute
deep ocean-Spring
stampavie and more-points
I love promarkers-Spring
Simon says-ATG
sisterhood of crafters-come fly with me
crafting by designs-flowers in image
word art Wednesday-ATG
aud sentiments-ATG with a sentiment
crafty ribbons-ATG with ribbon
crafty catz-whimsical fantasy
fussy and fancy-girly
polka doodle-use a die
creative corner-Spring
crafty creations-stripes or chevrons
Dis digi designs-Spring
Natalie and Amy-flowers in image
phew lol Thanks for dropping by and hope you will join us in this easy peasy challenge
will be catching up with you all tomorrow
Carol x x




Saturday, 28 March 2015

Happy Birthday

Morning everyone and don't forget to put your clocks forward tonight.We have a new challenge at Open-Minded Crafting fun which is "Food related" and I chose the image Celebration Cake from Robyns Fetish coloured with promarkers and added glossy accents,B.paper,sentiment,liquid pearls and die-cuts from stash.We are also sponsored by Drawn with Character,Zlatoena and Imagine That.
challenges-
addicted to stamps-celebrate
aud sentiments-ATG with a sentiment
QKR Stampede -add a sentiment
chocolate coffee cards-food or drink
simple create too-ATG
inky impressions-bold and bright--------------WINNER
C.R.A.F.T-inspired by a film//My Best Friends Birthday
Thank you for dropping by and any comments are much appreciated
see you tomorrow
Carol x x

Friday, 27 March 2015

Brand New Challenge Blog and DT

Morning everyone and would like to say welcome to my new follower SUE.I am delighted to tell you I have a new DT position on a brand new challenge blog Simply Papercrafts the challenge is easy peasy-Freestyle and our sponsor is Lacy Sunshine. and I used the beautifully cute image "Twinkles Boo" coloured with promarkers,I used my favourite upright Z-fold card,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.papers from Docrafts,Cosmic Shimmer liquid pearls,dewdrops and brad from stash,Martha Stewart border punch and the new star dies are craft mag freebie.Do hope you will support our new challenge blog and pop along-become a follower and link up your card.So exciting to be there from the very start.
challenges-
creative craft cottage-three of a kind/stars
polka doodle-use a die
fussy and fancy-girly
pink gem-pretty in pink
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
not just cards-ATG
papertake weekly-a cut above
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-lots of layers
just inspirational-cute
stampavie and more-points
lil red wagon-stars
Simon says-ATG
Pennys challenges-boys and girls come out to play
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafting for all seasons-pastel hues
in the pink-lots of layers
creative craft cottage-one for the girls------------TOP 3
cutie pie-cute card/fancy fold
The sisters of craft-ATG
creatalicious-ATG
eclectic ellapu-ATG
Thanks for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated-hope you can check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol x x

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Spring

This is my second post today hoping to catch a couple of challenges before they run out.A pretty quick card which is a bit out of my comfort zone,not a digi in sight lol,backing paper and flower soft from stash,cardstock from Papermill Direct, stamps and sentiment from a Sheena Douglas set -a craft mag freebie,Cosmic Shimmer liquid pearls from stash and a couple od die-cuts.
challenges-
cute card Thursday-Spring Fever
creative fingers-ATG
QKR Stampede-Spring
creative craft cottage-For the girls
fussy and fancy-girly
Fairytale challenge-flower power
Brown sugar -ATG
crafts 4 eternity-pastel shades
catch the bug-bingo/Spring/players choice/die-cut
fantasy stampers-Spring---------------------------TOP 3
OSAAT-ATG with nature
The shabby tea room-Beautiful blooms-----------------TOP 3
craft your passion-ATG
Eureka stamps-ATG
crafty boots-Spring
papertake weekly-a cut above
crafty sentiments-inspired by a song-I've got a Bike by Pink Floyd
TTCRD-ATG
Deep ocean-Spring
stampavie and more-points
Simon says-Spring
crafting by designs-flowers with a twist
word art Wednesday-ATG
scrappers delights-ATG
ladybug crafts-ATG
whimsy inspires-use a die-cut
card mania-Spring
whoopsi Daisy-add a sentiment
I really appreciate your dropping by and support and thank you for any comments you wish to leave
Carol x x

One For The Guys

My card for today is for the new challenge at Create and Inspire which is ATG and we are sponsored by Stitchy Bear.I used the image "Tall Bounty Ship" coloured with promarkers and chalked clouds,cardstock from Papermill Dierect,papers/buttons,charms from stash,and a couple of die-cuts.
challenges-
creative craft cottage-three of a kind(buttons)
creative fingers-ATG
as you like it-rubber or digi-digis can resize and easier to store
that craft place-add a charm
incy wincy-vintage
not just cards-ATG
digi sketch(T)-ATG
papertake weekly-a cut above
top tip Tuesday-buttons or bows
digi choosday-lots of layers
Simon says-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
stamping sensations-one for the guys
whimsy inspires-use a die-cut
crafty calendar-use metal(charms)
eclectic ellapu-ATG
creatalicious-ATG
cardz 4 guyz-transport
Thanks for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x

Monday, 23 March 2015

Use Your Die-Cuts

Morning everyone and hope you are all well and getting some sunshine.We have a new challenge for you at Get Creative Challenges which is Must use a Die-Cut-easy peasy almost an ATG lol.We are sponsored by Oddball Art and i used the image Unicorn Girl on Valentines Day but I thought it was perfect for a quirky anniversary card.I coloured the image with my new marker pens First edition but used the wrong skin colour!and added glossy accents.I made my favourite upright Z-fold card,selection of die-cuts,papers/dewdrops/brad and blackboard sentiment from stash.
challenges-
crafty sentiments-bright colours
TTCRD-ATG
Tuesday throwdown-more than one fold
digi choosday-anything but a square card
Pennys challenges-favourite embellishments?die-cuts/dewdrops
creative moments-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
scrappers delight-ATG
fussy and fancy-girly
Brown sugar-ATG
Memas crafts-ATG
crafts galore-ATG
whimsy inspires-use a die-cut
eclectic ellapu-ATG
cutie pie-fancy folds
whoopsi daisy-add a sentiment
scribble and scrap-ATG
Thanks for dropping by and hope you will check out the DT cards and blogs and join in the challenge
Carol x x

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Fat pages

No card today but my first Fat Page(4"x4"),I embossed a piece of chipboard (which you can no longer see!)I also embossed a piece of B.paper,added a strip of hessian,a tag cut out of corrugated cardboard,a TH die cut and ribbon from stash,I sprayed everything with a copper mica spray,and swiped everything with my new distress stains.
challenges-
Simon says-things that fly
inspiration destination-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
scribble and scrap-ATG
corrosive challenges-our animal friends--DT pick -thank you Debora
crazy challenge-in the dark-----------------------------------TOP 3
love to scrap-ATG
not just cards-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
fattastic Tuesday-ATG/with square
eclectic ellapu-ATG-------------------------TOP 10
creatalicious-ATG
Thanks for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Monday, 16 March 2015

Borrowing the copics lol

Morning again as this is my second post today for Crafting From The Heart whose challenge is an easy peasy ATG.Ppinky Dolls is our sponsor and i chosr the beautiful image "Owl" coloured with my sons copics lol,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.paper from Docrafts,hessian/twine and wooden owl from stash.
challenges-
creative inspirations-ATG
creative craft cottage-one for the girls
scribble and scrap-ATG
corrosive challenges-our animal friends
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
digi sketchcrafts-ATG(T)
crafts galore-ATG
the sisters of craft-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG
eclectic ellapu-ATG
papernest dolls-ATG
creatalicious-ATG
Thanks for dropping by and any comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Easter

Morning and I have two posts today the first one is for Artistic Inspirations and the challenge is ATG with a twist of Easter.Our sponsor is Lunagirl and we were given some pre-coloured toppers to choose from.I added B.papers from Docrafts,cardstock from Papermill Direct/flower/button and ribbon from stash.
challenges-
clear it out-orange
inky chicks-flowers
deep ocean-vintage
stampavie and more-Easter
lil red wagon-cute
creative moments-ATG
sisterhood of crafters-photo inspiration
crafters cafe blog-recipe/1,image/2,papers/3,embellishments
word art Wednesday-ATG
reasonable ribbon-flowers and ribbon
aud sentiments-2 word sentiment
cute card Thursday-celebrate
crafty catz-buttons and bows
simply create too-Easter
whoopsi daisy-add a sentiment
crafty boots-Spring
Hope you will join our challenge and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol x x

Sunday, 15 March 2015

Caffeine Awareness Month

This card should have been posted this morning but have been having internet problems so here we are.The new challenge at 613 Avenue Create is for National Caffeine Awareness month-soooo anything with caffeine/coffee/tea/soda or chocolate.We are sponsored by Drawn with Character/Fitztown and Bugaboo whose image and sentiment I chose coloured with promarkers and added glossy accents,I cut the sentiment up to fit the card better,paper is Tattered Lace craft mag freebie,cardstock from Papermill Direct and added a couple of diecuts.
challenges-
TTCRD-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
memas crafts-ATG
whoopsi daisy-add a sentiment
creatalicious-ATG
ladybug crafts-ATG
Hope you can join us this week
Carol x x

Saturday, 14 March 2015

Dreaming of Spring

Morning and hope you all survived Friday 13th unscathed.We have a new challenge starting today at Open-Minded Crafting Fun,which is "Winter vacation Getaway" -our sponsors are --Colorink Digital Stamps,Doodle Pantry,Digital Delights by Louby Lou,Polka Doodles and Illustrations by Jane whose image I used "Girl Waiting" coloured with promarkers,I used a Gorjuss girl B.paper and cut an aperture in the front placing the image behind,couple of die-cut clouds,sentiment was computer generated and done.
and inside--
challenges-
catch the bug-Spring into Spring
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
4 crafty chicks-cabin fever
Bunny Zoes crafts-Spring colours
card mania-Spring
whoopsi Daisy-add a sentiment
Hope you can join us for this new challenge and hope you enjoy your weekend
Carol xx

Friday, 13 March 2015

Guest designer for Country View

Morning everyone and hope you are all well on this Friday 13th oooeer,and having sunshine.I was asked to be a Guest Designer for Country View challenges-thank you ladies- and they are celebrating their 2nd Blogaversary with an ATG challenge so what could be simpler.I was asked to make this card for a 65th Birthday.I made a secret fold card,cardstock from Papermill Direct,My new embossing folders from Crafters Companion,Tattered Lace bottle Die over TH Blueprint embossing folder on mirri card,wiped over with TH Distress stain tarnished brass,TH B.paper and a verse inside.
challenges-
Brown sugar-shaped cards
polka doodle-birthdays
creative fingers-ATG
that craft place-ATG
crazy challenge-Happy birthday
ooh-la-la-lots of folds
craft your passion-ATG
not just cards-ATG
crafty sentiments-birthday
TTCRD-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
Memas crafts-ATG
eclectic ellapu-ATG
whoopsi Daisy-add a sentiment
Hope you will join the challenge and support the ladies in their 2nd Blodaversary
Carol x x

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Quickie card

I made this card for my daughters birthday as she loves these Gothic images,I have loads of CD's and very rarely use them,this image was printed just after I received the CD and only just used ! card was personalised after I took the pic.The framed 6 layered decoupaged image is from Debbie Moore and the B.paper is Tattered Lace craft mag freebie,cardstock from Papermill Direct,very CAS which is to her liking.
challenges-
QKR Stampede-bring on the green
creative fingers-ATG
Patties creations-green in image
simply create too-mostly green
pink gem-CAS
pile it on-green
OSAAT-ATG with women
CAS on Sunday-Girl power
opus gluei-green
craft your passion-ATG
creative card crew-green
everybody-art-something old/Image -printed from when CD first came out
great impressions-go green
eclectic ellapu-green
craft hoarders-green
Fitztown-use green
Thanks for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
slowly catching up with your blogs but still sharing computer!!!
Carol x x

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Challenge Blog Renamed

Morning everyone and hope you are all well-we have a new challenge for you today and a change of name-A-Step-In-The-Dark has been renamed-----"Create And Inspire". so hope you will come along and support us.The challenge is ATG and our sponsor is PoppySeed Graphics,I used the beautiful image Elegance,coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,papersfrom stash,cat die from Tim Holtz and I used my new distress inks on the die-cut gates-more practise there I think lol.I started off thinking oh I will make atag for a change halfway through decided to make a Fat page(now finished and will post next)then thought oh a decorated canvas also now halfway through lol -so all in all this card took best part of a full day.
challenges-
Sassy studio-to die for
crafty catz-song inspired//"mysterious girl"
creative fingers-ATG
catch the bug-ATG
OSAAT-ATG with women
eclectic ellapu-ATG
Thanks for dropping by and any comments you wish to leave and do hope you will support our challenge and check out the DT cards/projects and blogs
Carol x x

Monday, 9 March 2015

GDT at Crafty Boots

Morning everyone and I was delighted to be asked to be a Guest Designer at Crafty Boots challenge blog for March-thank you ladies and have only just realised I have already entered a couple of projects-sorry about that senior moments lol.The challenge is anything but a card and my project is a decorated tissue box holder,cardstock from Papermill Direct,papers/liquid pearls/bandage from stash,corner dies were a Tattered Lace craft mag freebie,a couple of more dies and flowers were TH die-distressed and sprayed.get well soon sentiment was stamped using a stamp set I have had absolutely yonks and the image is "Sick Girl" from Bugaboo coloured with promarkers.
challenges-
papertake weekly-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
clear it out-ATG
inky chicks-flowers
creative inspirations-something old/liquid pearls/papers/
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
scrappers delight-ATG
sassy studio-to die for
as you like it-fave anything but a card/I have made decorated tissue box covers to match decor or like this get well even a Christmas one
craft4eternity-anything but a card
catch the bug-ATG
Eureka stamps-ATG
not just cards-ATG
ooh-la-la-lots of folds
eclectic ellapu-ATG
whoopsi Daisy-add a sentiment
crafts and me inspiration-add flowers
ladybug crafts-ATG
Fairytale-challenge-use kraft--------------WINNER
Your visit and comments are much appreciated and hope you can join us in the challenge
Carol x

Sunday, 8 March 2015

Texas the Vamp

Morning everyone and hope you are all well this Sunday morning.My card today was made --just because lol using image "Texas the Vamp" from Rick St Dennis coloured with promarkers,papers are Tattered Lace craft mag freebie,cardstock from Papermill Direct, Joanna Sheen Ivy Flourish die,chipboard tag from Graphic 45,feathers and liquid pearls from stash.
challenges-
papertake weekly-ATG
creative card crew-green
TTCRD-ATG
clear it out-ATG
Bunny Zoes-for the girls
Pennys challenges-one for the girls/female cards
creative moments-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafting for all seasons-girly girls
inspiration destination-ATG
scrappers delight-ATG
C.R.A.F.T-recipe/1,image/2papers/3embellishments/feathers/die-cuts/tag
QKR Stampede-green
creative fingers-ATG
simply create too-green
sweet stampin-green
patties creations-green in image
Fitztown-use green
OSAAT-ATG with women
Lacy Sunshine-passion for fashion
Thank you for dropping by and any comments you wish to leave are much appreciated
Carol x x

Saturday, 7 March 2015

Pink and Pearls

First of all I would like to welcome my new follower Eileen.My project today is a milk carton gift box.Cardstock from Papermill Direct,die-cuts from Tattered Lace,heart die is a Magnolia DooHickeys,liquid pearls,pearls,ribbon and flowers from stash.
challenges-
that craft place-ATG
pile it on-adhesive embellishments/pearls
corrosive challenges-follow your heart
scribble and scrap-ATG
shabby tea room-pop of pink
ooh-la-la-lots of folds--------------TOP 3
craft your passion-ATG
eureka stamps-anything but a card--------------------TOP 5
crafty boots-anything but a card
not just cards-ATG
papertake weekly-ATG
fan-tastic Tuesday-ATG with ribbon
Bunny Zoes-for the girls
as you like it-fave anything but a card/love these milk carton gift boxes as they can be decorated for every single occasion
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafts and me inspiration-flowers
crafts 4 eternity-anything but a card
Your visits and comments are much appreciated
see you tomorrow
Carol x x

Thursday, 5 March 2015

Very first Challenge

Morning everyone and hope you all are well and having sunshine.This morning sees the start of a brand new challenge blog Crafting With An Attitude.The very first challenge is Freestyle so easy peasy!and our first sponsors are Jiggery Makery and Fitztown-I used the beautiful image "Cameo 3" coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.paper,Tattered lace craft mag freebie,single pearls from stash and pearl flourish from Flourish With a Bling.We do hope you will support the new challenge,become a follower and join us in this easy peasy challenge.
challenges-
simply create too-St patricks Day/mostly green
sweet stampin-all or nothing
that craft place-Mothers day/ATG
pile it on-adhesive embellishments/pearl swirl
Robyns Fetish-use a digi
CAS on Sunday-girl power
scribble and scrap-ATG
craft your passion-ATG
not just cards-ATG
papertake weekly-ATG
creative card crew-green
Bunny Zoes-for the girls
Pennys challenges-Female cards
creative moments-ATG/Spring greens
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafting for all seasons-Girly girls
scrappers delights-ATG
great impressions-go green
eclectic ellapu-go green
Fitztown-use green
Thanks for dropping by and hope you can join us for our very first challenge
Carol x x

Monday, 2 March 2015

Butterfly Effie

Morning everyone and hope you are all well and keeping warm-this morning we have a new challenge at Crafting From The Heart which is everyones favourite ATG.Our sponsor is Sassy Studio-and i used the image "Butterfly Effie Portrait" coloured with promarkers,B.papers are from Craftwork Cards and Docrafts,cardstock from Papermill Direct seam binding/self adhesive pearls and butterfly from stash.I also doodled round the die-cut frame.
challenges-
crafting musketeers-ribbon and pearls
passion for promarkers-letters of the alphabet-B-butterflies
stampavie and more-butterflies
Simon says-ATG
Pennys challenges-lots of layers
crafters cafe blog-lots of layers
word art Wednesday-ATG
aud sentiments-Bingo/ribbon/something pink/die-cut
creative fingers-ATG
Brown sugar-ATG
sweet stampin-all or nothing
Dis digi designs-Birthdays
pile it on-adhesive embellishments(butterfly/pearls)
OSAAT-ATG with birthdays
Robyns Fetish-use a digi
scribble and scrap-ATG
card mania-Spring
Bunny Zoes-for the girls
whimsy inspires-use a sentiment
Hope you will join us in this oooh so easy challenge
Thank you for dropping by and any comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Sunday, 1 March 2015

Happy Birthday Dr Seuss

Morning everyone to another new month!Tomorrow 2nd March is the birthday of Dr Seuss so the new challenge at 613 Avenue Create is ATG or use one of Dr Seuss quotes on the challenge blog.Our sponsors are Melonheadz,Lacy Sunshine and Sami Stamps whose beautiful image I chose "Single Rose Bride" coloured with promarkers,cardstock/liquid pearls from stash,B.paper "Vintage Blooms" from Craftwork cards and as the image is so simple and delicate decided to do clean and simple.
challenges-
craft your passion-ATG
crafty boots-use a sentiment
not just cards-ATG
papertake weekly-take your pick/use kraft
crafty sentiments-CAS
passion for promarkers-S-sentiment
inky chicks-flowers
Tuesday Throwdown-ATG
everybody-art-monochrome
Simon says-ATG
creative moments-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
pink gem-CAS
scribbles designs-CAS
whimsy inspires -use a sentiment
creative ladybirds-ATG
Hope you can join us this week and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol x x