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Friday, 31 March 2017

Friends Who Wine Together

Morning and we are at the end of another month-going by so quickly!!We have a new challenge at Crafting With Friends sponsored by Bugaboo-the image is coloured with promarkers and Brushmarkers with added glossy accents.Cardstock from Papermill Direct,sentiment from Craftwork Cards and papers from stash.
challenges-
catch the Bug-colour challenge
ooh-la-la-layer it up
incy wincy-Happy Birthday
Pammies inky pinkies-ATG------WINNER
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG-ATG
Simon says-ATG
4crafty chicks-crazy egg/ATG
creatalicious-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope you will join us
Carol x x

Monday, 27 March 2017

Beautiful Sweetpeas

Morning and hope you all had a lovely Mothers Day yesterday-I was taken out for most of the weekend so will catch up with you all tonight.We have a new ATG challenge at Crafting From The Heart sponsored by Beccys Place and I used the beautiful image
Garden Seed Set one of my favourite flowers--lol okay I pretty much love them all except sweet williams-no idea why just not liked sorry no offence to William lol,coloured with promarkers,papers/die Tattered Lace craft mag freebies,cardstock from
Papermill Direct,ribbon and liquid pearls from stash,layers propped up on 3-D foam pads.
challenges-
creative craft cottage-for the girls
digi choosday-ATG
deep ocean-flowers everywhere
fab'n'funky-flowers
pennys challenges-ATG
creative moments-Spring colours
creative inspirations-ATG
cute card Thursday-Spring fever
4 crafty chicks-punches/dies
polka doodles-ATG
Brown sugar-ATG
ribbon girls-any image
Morgans artworld-ATG
craft-Deebowz-ATG
Vilda stamps-ATG
sweet stampers-Spring
Hope you can join us and check out the DT cards and blogs maybe
Carol x x

Saturday, 25 March 2017

Door Hanger

Morning and we have a new Just For Fun challenge at A Inky Mess and I decorated a door hanger using Decoart paints,crackle paste,2 stencils,bird and sentiment stamp from Crafty Individuals the sentiment says Fill each day with joy but light kept catching so not clear in pic,Cosmic Shimmer gilding polish in blossom and gold,flower die from Memory Box and centre gem from stash.I have got a bit fed up of commenting on cards and thinking ooh I have that die somewhere-sooo I got my box of card offcuts and cut one of each die mainly the smaller ones which get forgotten about and going to stick them on a large sheet so I can see at a glance what dies I have -even found a few I didn't even realise I had and have never been used!!!
challenges-
love to create-anything creative/mixed media
crafting when we can-add circles
Pammies inky pinkies-ATG
inky chicks-flowers
Tuesday throwdown-add dimension
Pennys challenges-ATG
creative inspirations-ATG
MAWTT-handmade/die-cut flowers
aud sentiments-no birthdays
4crafty chicks-dies or punches
creative artiste-mixed media
altered eclectiic-mixed media
brown sugar-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
Hope you can join us this month
Carol x x

Friday, 24 March 2017

A Rose,Lace and Pearls

Morning ,hope you are all well and we have a new ATG challenge at Simply Papercrafts sponsored by Morgans Artworld and I used the beautiful image Valentine 12 which is no longer available(oops)Image coloured with promarkers and glossy accents for raindrops,cardstock from Papermill Direct,Crafters Companion EF,B.paper from Craftwork cards,Spellbinders die,lace/pearls from stash.Looks simple enough and no trouble-right???WELL the first image I chose I made a mess of colouring used a Graphik line paiter and the pen just sploged out-so put me off and I printed this image-coloured it and pan pastel round image-diecut it out and the die ripped taking it out-had to cut the frame out and die-cut another to layer up-as I stuck image down everything moved slightly?not taken the backing off the foam pads!!! and now it lays there looking all sweet and innocent,well now you know lol.Would also like to give you a tip don't have a burning candle(which is in a glass) next to glass of wine-picked it up to drink/or next to cup of tea only dipped my shortbread biscuit in candle flame lol-not fit to be left alone me!!!My daughter has a field day-threatening me with a room in the care home where she works.The card is a Mothers Day card for future DILs Mum-to ne personalised after pic.
challenges-
sweet stampin-Mothers Day/special lady
INTAAS-embossing
the ribbon girls-any image
CAGI-ATG
ooh-la-la-Spring is in the air
Pammies inky pinkies-ATG
creative craft cottage-for the girls
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
inky chicks-flowers
Tuesday throwdown-add dimension
Julia Spiri-ATG
deep ocean-flowers everywhere
fab'n'funky-flowers
Pennys challenges-ATG
the sisterhood of crafters-Lace
creative inspirations-ATG
as you like it-fave colouring mediun/promarkers-have dabbled in a few but always go back to promarkers
cute card Thursday-Spring fever
star stampz-add gems and/or pearls
4crafty chicks-punches or dies
cutie pie-dies and digis
Vilda stamps-ATG
Dis digis-add texture
Happy little stampers-ATG with dies
Hope you will join us and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol x x

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Wedding Card

Morning and I actually have a non-DT card - a commissioned wedding card for my SIL for her grandson and the card was personalised after I took the pic.All cardstock from Papermill Direct,Tattered Lace Dots embossing folder,Marianne and Memory Box dies,ribbon,pearls,flowers and peel off corners from stash,the the silver heat embossed heart stamp was a Craft mag freebie.Now theses flowers are actually white but in pic look cream???
challenges-
craft-dee bowz-ATG
a snowflakes promise-ATG
not just cards-monochrome
creatalicious-ATG/pearls,gems
PetalLu-whites
a bit more time to craft-ATG
Word art Wednesday-ATG
cute card Thursday-celebrations
INTAAS-embossing
CAGI-ATG
make my Monday-white embossing
TTCRD-ATG
Inky chicks-flowers
Tuesday throwdown-add dimension
deep ocean -flowers everywhere
Happy little stampers-ATG with dies
Thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Monday, 20 March 2017

Naughty Easter Bunny

Good morning and hope you are all well and ready for our new challenge at Crafting From The Heart,we are sponsored by
Bloobel Stamps and I have used Boingy Rabbit -coloured with promarkers,added glossy accents and pan pastels around image.Cardstock from Papermill Diect,oddments of papers/hessian butterflies and flower from stash,sentiment was computer generated in Dafont.
challenges-
digi choosday-ATG
crafty sentiments-any shape
lemon shortbread-ATG
Julia Spiri-ATG
Ikes world-ATG
creatalicious-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafty creations-ATG
Simon says-bit of green
aud sentiments-Easter/Spring
if you give a crafter a cookie-ch 64/used colours
brown sugar-ATG
QKR stampede-ATG
crafty catz-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
Morgans artworld-include a sentiment
Dis digis-lots of green
pile it on-humour
sweet stampers-Easter/Spring
Unicorn challenge-go green
Pammies inky pinkies-ATG
Thank you for calling and hope you find the time to join us
Carol x x

Friday, 17 March 2017

Decorated Box and Mini Album

I was invited to Guest Design at Xanderous Crafty Stash-thank you Naomi.I decorated a vape starter kit box with papers/card candy/red gems/hessian flower and ribbon from stash,small grey pearls and metal closure from Xanderous.I also made a mini album to hold my Fat Pages,the cover is recycled from carboard packaging cut to size,coloured cardstock from Papermill Direct,p.paper/string from stash.The image is from Tim Holtz and coloured with pan pastels,also tag,feather is craft mag freebie heat embossed in silver,small bird and sentiment rubber stamps are from Crafty Individuals.
challenges-
love to create-anything creative/mixed media
CAGI-things with wings
crafting when we can-mixed media-pan pastels/embossing distress ink
Pammies inky pinkies-ATG
deep ocean-dots and/or stripes
creatalicious-ATG/gems/pearls
scribbles designs-birds of a feather
a bit more time to craft-ATG
crafty creations-ATG
double D-things that fly
give a crafter a cookie-ch 64
Patties creations-anything with wings
stamping sensations-close to nature
Penny Black at allsorts-ATG
altered eclectics-ATG
Vilda stamps-ATG
Happy little stampers-mixed media/books
Thank you for calling and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Triple Choc Cupcake mmmm

Morning and as it's the 15th I have 4 DT posts today and this should be the last one hopefully.This card is for the midway inspiration and reminder for the ATG challenge at Love To Scrap and I chose Triple Choc Cupcake precoloured image from one of our sponsors Limited Runs,as it is precoloured I just added lots of glossy accents.Now I have had this image about a month and mojo and ideas where absolutely NIL,then two days before I was just to post it and panicking our future DILs mother had some bad news healthwise,I it came to me that she always called buns-stickys so there was my sentiment and ideal image for a thinking of you"just because" card and the whole thing came together in a flash -so this card was definitely meant for her and she loves it thankfully.Papers are Docrafts,cardstock from Papermill Direct,sentiment was computer generated in Dafont and the clock faces(with added glossy accents) are from a Debbie Moore CD not sure but think it was a Steampunk one.Tattered Lace and Sizzix dies.
challenges-
the crafty addicts-ATG/Cas
polka doodle-ATG
QKR Stampede-ATG
Morgans artworld-include a sentiment
sweet stampin-anything but birthday
corrosive challenges-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
Pammies inky pinkies-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
Lemon shortbread-ATG
Julia Spiri-ATG-----TOP 3
Ikes World-ATG
crafting with an attitude-ATG
crafty calendar-special female
classic design team-ATG
creative ladybirds-ATG---------DT FAVOURITE
Pennys challenges-ATG
Happy little stampers-ATG with dies
Thank you for dropping by and hope you will join us in the challenge
Carol x x

Art Deco

Morning and as it's the 15th I have four DT posts today and this should be the third hopefully.Today is the midway inspiration and reminder of the ATG challenge at Love To Craft and I have made a practically freebie card lol.Cardstock is from Papermill Direct,ribbon/liquid pears are from stash and papers and die-cut figure are all Tattered Lace craft mag freebies-I cut the figure twice once in black for a dropped shadow and once in cream,the metal corners are from Xanderous Crafty Stash.
challenges-
QKR Stampede-ATG
allsorts-ladies and girls
pink gem-use 3B's/bow/brown/black
ribbon girls-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
creates and makes-ATG/Vintage
crafting with an attitude-ATG
crafty girls creations-ATG
cards galore encore-ATG
the sisterhood of crafters-celebrating women
Thank you for dropping by and all you comments are much appreciated-still plenty of time to join in the challenge
Carol x

All About Mums

Morning and yes as it's the 15th I have four DT posts today and hopefully this is the second one which is for the "All About Mums" challenge for Crafty Girlz.The pre-coloured image is from Hobby House had it about three years and just added glossy accents and Glamour dust.Oddments of papers from stash,dies from Spellbinders and La-La Crafts and the sentiment was computer generated in Dafont.
challenges-
cute card Thursday-Mothers/ladies only
star stampz-monochrome
if you give a crafter a cookie-cookie ch 64/used blue/brown
polka doodle-ATG
creative corner-girly fun
Morgans artworld-include a sentiment------DT(Line)Favourite
That's crafty-bling it up
sweet stampin-anything but birthday
allsorts-ladies/girls
Pink gem-used 3 B's/bunting/balloon/blue/boots/blooms----TOP 3
lemon shortbread-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
deep ocean-dots and/or stripes
making memories crafting-add some layers
Dragonfly dreams-girly with dies/punches
papercreators crafts-all about Mum
crafty calendar-Mums day/spacial female
the sisterhood of crafters-celebrating women
fab'n'funky-children
creative moments-ATG/Winter blues
Pennys challenges-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope you will join us
Carol x x

Butterfly Bliss

Morning would just like to welcome my new followers Marie-Christine,Lorre-Anne, Terri,Monique-and as it's the 15th I have four DT posts today-the first one is "For The Girls" challenge at CCC Digi Creations.We have The Paper Shelter and Delicious Doodles as sponsors-I chose the beautiful image Butterfly Bliss from Delicious Doodles,coloured with promarkers -I was quite pleased with hair colouring then got carried away and as I finished colouring the leaves I realised it was a flower!!!Still quite liked it and decided to go with it lol.Cardstock is from Papermill Direct,B.paper/liquid pearls from stash,I added glossy accents to lips and eyes and the butterfly and Bee were cut from oddments of paper.
challenges-
MAWTT-rainbow/rainbow colours
as you like it-fave stamp brand/Delicious Doodles-they are very detailed images and great selectionwhether you like girly/scenes/or a bit dark
cute card Thursday-Mothers/ladies
Patties creations-anything with wings
crafty catz-ATG/mainly green
creative corner-girly fun
Dis digi creations-lots of green
allsorts-ladies and girls
catch the bug-birds/Bees/butterflies
Pink gem-use 3 B's/Butterflies/Bees/black
CAGI-things with wings
make my Monday-colours of the rainbow
Pammies inky pinkies-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
Digi choosday-ATG
Ikes world-ATG
creatalicious-ATG
creative moments-ATG
the sisterhood of crafters-celebrating women
Double D-things that fly/Butterflies/Bees
pennys challenges-ATG
Thank you for dropping by today and hope you will join us
Carol x x

Monday, 13 March 2017

Rain Boot With Tulips

Morning and hope you are all well-welcome to my new follower Sarah-and would just like to thank everyone for the lovely comments on my card yesterday they are all very much appreciated. We have had a wet and miserable weekend hope the weather is better today as I am going into town with my Daughter shopping.We have a new ATG challenge at
Crafting From The Heart sponsored by Patties Creations-I used the image Rain Boot With Tulips coloured with promarkers,I edged the image with distress ink Cosmic Shimmer gilding polish,cardstock from Papermill Direct,I stamped and embossed the edges of the card with texture stamp from Sheena Douglas then wiped over with more gilding polish and the wooden frame is from Docrafts.
challenges-
fab'n'funky-music or inspired by a song/Tiptoe Through the Tulips
Pennys challenges-ATG
cute card Thursday-Mothers/ladies only
craft rocket-no patterned paper
C.R.A.F.T.-Easter or Spring
QKR Stampede-ATG
crafty catz-ATG/mainly green
Dis digi designs-lots of green
simply create too-lots of green
unicorn challenge-go green
Vilda stamps-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope you will join us
Carol x x

Sunday, 12 March 2017

Golden Wedding

Morning and I have a non-DT card to post today,this Golden Wedding Anniversary card was requested by my SIL for her SIL lol.Cardstock from Papermill Direct,papers/liquid pearls/ribbon/hessian flower/brad/wooden heart from stash,dies from Sue Wilson,Sizzix,Memory Box,Marianne and Die'sire,sentiment was computer generated in Dafont-Chopin Font,banners were cut by hand.
challenges-
TTCRD-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG-----TOP 3
creative moments-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
Brown sugar-buttons and/or brads(on flower)
making memories crafting-add some layers
craft Dee-bowz-ATG--------------------------------------TOP 3
not just cards-monochrome
corrosive challenges-ATG
ribbon girls-ATG
Happy little stampers-ATG with dies
Thank you for dropping by and all your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Friday, 10 March 2017

A Box and a Bug

Morning-I have been a day behind since 1st March and just cannot seem to catch up!!!Welcome to my new follower Michelle-and we have a new challenge today at Create And Inspire Easter Theme and we are sponsored by Starstampz.I was given the image Spring Ladybug,coloured with promarkers and decided to make a simple little box just over 3" square to put little sugar coated Easter eggs in.The cardstock is from Papermill Direct,I embossed pieces of card for sides with Tattered Lace Dots EF,Marianne Dies for top and base,image was cut with Tattered Lace die,ribbon and flowers from stash.
challenges-
sweet stampin-no designer paper
allsorts-Spring
catch the bug-ATG
Pink gem-use 3 B's/bow/blooms/bug
corrosive challenge-ATG
ooh la la-embossing/sides of box
TTCRD-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
craft rocket-no Patterned papers----TOP 3
C.R.A.F.T-Easter/Spring
Do-allkreatives-Spring
craft deebowz-ATG
Vilda stamps-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG
Dis digi designs-die-cuts and/or punches
happy little stampers-ATG with dies
Thank you for dropping by and hope you will join us
Carol x x

Monday, 6 March 2017

Fabrika Spring Fairy

Morning and hope you are all ready for our new ATG challenge at Artistic Inspirations-sponsored by Fabrika Fantasy-I used their beautiful image "Spring Fairy" coloured with promarkers and distress inked round edges.Cardstock from Papermill Direct and all papers and card pieces are oddments from the scrap box yay!Sue Smith foliage die,liquid pearls and twine from stash.
challenges-
creatalicious-ATG/green
lemon shortbread-ATG
a bit more time to craft-ATG
crafting by design-ATG
4 crafty chicks-green
QKR Stampede-ATG
crafty catz-ATG
let's craft and create-enTWINEd
corrosive challenges-ATG
simply create too-lots of green
making memories crafting-add some layers
crafts and me inspiration-Springtime
Fabrika fantasy-for the girls------WINNER
Vilda stamps-ATG
Pammies inky pinkies-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Sunday, 5 March 2017

Make it Feminine

Morning and I am back with my 2nd of two DT projects today-we have a new "Make it Feminine"challenge at Daisy Chain.Cardstock is from Papermill Direct,papers/dressmakers dummy/scissors/pattern pieces/sentiment from Craftwork Cards/not sure of origin of tape and lady image stamps,ribbon/safety pins/buttons and metal scissors/cameo heads from stash.
challenges-
crafty sentiments-ATG
lemon shortbread-ATG
passion for promarkers-in the pink
a bit more time to craft-ATG
I love promarkers-shabby chic
Pennys challenges-ATG
crafting by design-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafty gals corner-add ribbon----WINNER
a snowflakes promise-ATG
sweet stampers-add a sentiment
in the pink -for a special lady
star stampz-monochrome
brown sugar-ATG
Morgans artworld-for the ladies---DT FAVOURITE
catch the bug-ATG
pink gem-use 3B's/buttons/bow/best wishes?
creates and makes-ATG/Vintage
craft-deebowz-ATG
fabrika fantasy-ATG
Vilda stamps-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope you find the time to join us
Carol x x

Embossed Stamping

Morning and I have two DT posts today-the first one is for 613 Avenue Create ATG/No Digis break out your stamps.I made a postcard also intended for a postcard swap on FB-used two stamps which were Craft Stamper craft mag freebies,heat embossed them and dry brushed Aztec metallic paint all over the surface-hope you will break out your stamps and join us and don't forget you have a month too.
challenges-
Craft Stamper-ATG
ooh-la-la-embossing
Pammies inky pinkies-ATG
crafters cafe blog-CAS
a bit more time to craft-ATG
crafty creations-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG
the crafty addicts-ATG/CAS
craft rocket-no patterned paper
star stampz-monochrome
sweet stampin-no designer paper
Vilda stamps-ATG
Hope you will join us and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol x x

Friday, 3 March 2017

Annabell

Morning and we have a new ATG challenge at Crafting With Friends and as we are sponsored by Sheepski Designs I used the image Annabell,coloured with promarkers and I made an upright Z fold card not made one for a while.I used Spellbinders die frame,Martha Stewart and Woodware punches,I put distress ink round image whilst still in the die,metal brad and papers from stash,cardstock from Papermill Direct.
challenges-
Dream valley-add some metal/brad
creatalicious-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
lemon shortbread-ATG
crafty creations-ATG
I love promarkers-shabby chic?
Pennys challenges-ATG
creative moments-ATG
crafting by design-ATG
the crafty addicts-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafting with an attitude-ATG
cards galore encore-ATG
Fabrika fantasy-for the girls
Vilda stamps-ATG------TOP 3
Dis digi designs-dies and/or punches
Morgans artword-for the ladies
Brown sugar-ATG
QKR stampede-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope you can join us--will catch up with you all today as was daughters birthday yesterday and had grandaughters too
Carol x x

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Magic Princy

Okay who fast forwarded February??? I am slightly late with this post as I thought there was another day!!!Anywho we have a new Ribbon and/Or Lace challenge today at CCC Digi Creations and we are sponsored by Conie Fong and Ppinky Dolls whose image I used-Magic Princy-coloured with promarkers.Cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.paper/Tattered Lace craft mag freebie,ribbon/flowers/stamens/leaf from stash/heat embossed crown stamp I have had yonks and is a loose un-named stamp.
challenges-
QKR stampede-ATG
crafty catz-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
ribbon girls-any image
ooh-la-la-embossing/crowns
creatalicious-ATG/green
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
A snowflakes promise-ATG
delicious doodles-add some green
Vilda stamps-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope you find the time to join us
Carol x x