Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Bears Picnic

I can't believe it is almost a week since I last blogged-but I am here to share a card made with a House Mouse image which was a gift from MIA-thank you Mia!!!
I coloured the image with promarkers and cut out with a Gummiapan Die-cloud dies from Your Next Stamp.The spotty paper is from an Art By Marlene pad and the stamped and stencilled strip was left over from another project,numbers were cut with a die I have had a long time and no idea of the make could have been a craft mag freebie.Stencils from Creative Expressions and That Crafty.
challenges-
Trimmies Craft-Summer?
krafty chicks-all occasions
time out-peaceful
polka doodles-ATG
craftyt catz-make it funny
creative fingers-ATG
alphabet-favourite food-spaghetti bolognese
Di's digis-use your scraps
lil patch of crafty friends-ATG
all fun-ATG
always fun-use stencils
incy wincy-Summer colours
House Mouse and friends-ATG/Use a number
TTCRD-ATG
arty divas-ATG
I love promarkers-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG
Simon says-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and any comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Friday, 24 July 2020

Up,Up and Away

Morning and welcome to my new follower Monika--we have a new ATG challenge at Colour Crazy and we are sponsored by Createful Heart.I used the image Up,Up and Away coloured with promarkers,printed out three times and cut two of them up to use on front two sides and full image on the back piece.The dies were from Studiolight,papers and sentiment from Art By Marlene and paper clips from stash.

challenges-
all fun-ATG
creative moments-ATG/pretty in pink
krafty chicks-all occasions
crafty animals-ATG-------------TOP PICK
cutie pie-delightful digi stamps
Thank you for dropping by and hope you will join us but don't forget you need a hand coloured image
Carol x x

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Another CAS Card

I have another CAS sympathy card to show using a Crafty Individual rubber stamp-Floral Postcard coloured with promarkers.I made a spotlight of part of the image with a scalloped die from Creative Crafts and cut another in black to show a dropped shadow -DI sponged around the circle and a stamped sentiment from CAS-UAL Fridays.Just having a practise run with the new blogger.

challenges-
crafty catz-ATG-----------------TOP 3
allsorts-flowers
inkspirational-colouring/painting
AAA cards-max white space/flowers
TTCRD-ATG
fab'n'funky-real stamps/no digis
country view-do what makes you happy-stamping
Thank you for dropping by and any comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Monday, 20 July 2020

Oh My Word ---CAS

Morning and I have a CAS card today the stamped image from Penny Black was coloured with promarkers and fussy cut out-layered onto white then pink with stitched dies from The Works,stamped sentiment from CAS-UAL FRidays---done.
challenges-
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
Tuesday throwdown-polka dots
lemon shortbread-ATG
arty divas-ATG
creatalicious-ATG/3 of a kind
I love promarkers-ATG
fab'n'funky-free for all in pink
Pennys challenges-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
krafty chicks-CAS
sweet stampin-CAS
Pink gem-ATG
inkspirational-colouring/painting
lil patch of crafty friends-ATG
AAA cards-max white space/flowers
a perfect time to craft-ATG
classic design-ATG
country view-do what makes you happy/stamping
creations in pink-ATG
stinkin inkers-I see spots
Thank you for dropping by and any comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Thursday, 16 July 2020

On Yer Bike

My birthday card today was an order for a neighbours Dad who rides his bike everywhere,
The image with the man on and B.paper came from stash I have had years and have completely forgotten the make-the rest of the stamped images and sentiment were craft mag freebies,the half circle die (left over from a previous project)came from Sizzix which I covered with Distress stains,black acrylic and Baked Earth embossing powder,the stitched square cut die came from The Works.
challenges-
creative fingers-ATG
allsorts-something beginning with B-bicycle/birthday
crafty friends-circles
lil patch of crafty friends-ATG
all fun-ATG
incy wincy-curvy curves
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
lemon shortbread-ATG
arty divas-ATG
creatalicious-ATG
Pennys challenge-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
the male room-sport
a perfect time to craft-ATG
classic design-ATG
corrosive-ATG
Ikes world-ATG
Ally's Angels-ATG
country view-do what makes you happy/stamping/embossing
the paper funday-ATG/the great outdoors
craft-deebowz-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and any comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Sunday, 12 July 2020

Okay I Give in---Christmas

Morning and I have a star card to share today now I made my first one on Thursday (but can't blog that one yet and couldn't believe how easy it was first attempt ---so first mistake decided to make a Christmas one-now after my first result I got a bit cocky and came unstuck!!!I stamped and watercoloured a poinsettia image three times and decoupaged then misjudged pattern on my papers so that was another bin entry!
I die-cut a circle from glittery mirri card and added the flowers got as far as taking the pic and the poinsettias looked rubbish so they came off-papers and sentiment -also stamped sentiment were craft mag freebies-first topper also went in the bin and decided to go with this one even though not entirely happy with result.The sparkly snowflakes were gifted from another blogger-thank you Dionne.The first word of sentiment is not covered it was the angle I took the pic---trust me lol.
challenges-
creative moments-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG
word art WEdnesday-ATG
cute card Thursday-not square
aud sentiments-Christmas
krafty chicks-Christmas
crafty catz-Christmas
creative fingers-ATG
alphabet challenge-G for glitter
my time to craft-Christmas
Di's digi challenge-Christmas
a perfect time to craft-Christmas
classic design-ATG
lil patch of crafty friends-ATG/Christmas
Thank you for dropping by and any comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Tuesday, 7 July 2020

Flower/Pearls and a Scrap

Morning and I have two DT posts today the second one is for the "Add a Flower" challenge at Creative Craft Cottage.
Now this card practically made itself-I was looking through my flower dies and papers and found this torn piece od embossed watercolour card with colour already added left over from another project didn't go with any papers so matted it onto black and Memory Box die cut flower in black and added three pearls.
Will add a sentiment when needed.
challenges-
diesRus-ATG
alphabet challenge-G for gems
let's craft and create-ATG
use your stuff-free week
Simon says-play with paint(watercolours?)
cupcake inspirations-flowers/pearls
a perfect time to craft-ATG
classic design-ATG
mix it up-ATG
country view-do what makes you happy/dies/embossing/waterolour
craft dee-bowz-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope you will join us this month
Carol x x

Journal Insert

Morning and I have two more DT posts today-the first one is for the Food and/or Drink challenge at Unicorn.I made a journal insert for grandaughters journal using paper and cut out elements and sentiments all from an Art By Marlene pad.The little images were fussy cut and put onto 3-D foam pads ---simples!!!
challenges-
Simon says-bright and cheerful
word art Wednesday-ATG
use your stuff-free week
a perfect time to craft-ATG
classic design-ATG
crafty creations-ATG
Jan's digi stamps-ATG
craft-deebowz-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
artsy stamper-red/white/blue
Thank you for dropping by and hope you will join us this month
Carol x x

Monday, 6 July 2020

First Joy Card

Morning and I have two more DT posts to share today and the 2nd one is for the "Birthday" challenge at Get Creative and we are sponsored by Fabrika Fantasy and I used the happy PRE-COLOURED image Happy Raccoon.The stamped sentiment was a craft mag freebie.
I mage my first ever Joy Fold Card and kept it pretty simple,
The uncoloured leaf paper was errrr borrowed shall we say from grandaughters colouring book lol and was just matted onto black and white cardstock the stitched square dies from The Works.
challenges-
use your stuff-free week
Simon says-bright and cheerful
word art Wednesday-ATG
sweet stampers-something beginning with B-black/birthday
cute card Thursday-ATG
krafty chicks-stamp act
scrapping4fun-birthday
pink gem-ATG
catch the bug-ATG
creatalicious-ATG
all fun-ATG
CD Sunday Plus-ATG-----------TOP 3
let's craft and create-ATG
QKR stampede-ATG---------WINNER
crafts galore encore-ATG
a perfect time to craft-ATG-----HONOURABLE MENTION WINNER
classic design-ATG
cute as a button-ATG-------------------TOP 3
through the purple haze-ATG
love to craft-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
2crafty critter crazies-ATG
crafty animals-ATG
Patties creations-ATG
Jan's digi stamps-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and do hope you find the time to join us this month
Carol x x

Happy Birthday

Morning and I have two more DT posts to share today-the first one is for the Use Flowers and/or flowered paper challenge at A Place To Start.
I stamped and fussy cut the rose stamp from Honey Doo Crafts and left uncoloured-whicj I then matted and layered onto a dark pink and silver mirri dies which were gifted to me-put onto 3-foam and matted onto textured pink card-I then added a pink raffia bow and heat embossed a stamped sentiment from HOTP which I have had for years from the QVC craft era.
challenges-
use your stuff-free week
word art Wednesday-ATG
Simon says-bright and cheerful
sweet stampers-something beginning with B-Birthday/bow
creations in pink-ATG
krafty chicks-stamp act
polka doodles-ATG
scrapping4fun-birthdays
pink gem-ATG
let's craft and create-ATG
QKR stampede-ATG
a perfect time to craft-ATG
classic design-ATG
through the purple haze-ATG
Morgans artworld-ATG
love to craft-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
mix it up/ATG/open technique-stamping/embossing
country view-do what makes you happy-stamping/embossing
craft-deebowz-ATG
Patties creations-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope you will join us this month
Carol x x

Sunday, 5 July 2020

CAS Bookmark/Tag

Morning and I have three DT posts today the 3rd one is for the ATG/Sentiment as Focus challenge at 613 Avenue Create and I made a CAS bookmark.
The stamped sentiment is from IndigoBlu and gold embossed,the background stencil was from Artisan Designs and was an oddment cut from another project,I added the stamped border using my fave texture stamp from Crafters Companion and DI -ribbon added and done.
challenges-
make my Monday-use stencils
crafty cardmakers-make your own background
use your stuff-free week
tag Tuesday-add a sentiment
the paper shelter-use a sentiment
the sisterhood of crafters-use a stencil
word art Wednesday-ATG
Ikes world-ATG/dots
sweet stampers-something beginning with B-bookmark
krafty chicks-stamp act
crafty catz-ATG/time to relax(read a book?)
a perfect time to craft-ATG
classic design-ATG
mix it up-ATG/open technique(stamping/embossing)
country view-do what makes you happy(stamping/embossing)
craft-deebowz-ATG
crafty calendar-add ribbon
not just cards-ATG
stinkin inkers-I see spots
Thank you for dropping by and hope you come and join us
Carol x x

Puppy Girl

Morning and I have three DT posts today and the 2nd one is for the "No P.paper" challenge at Dragonfly Dreams and we are sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps.I used the image Puppy Girl coloured with promarkers and matted onto a silver mirri card die-cut frame which was among a few gifted to me then onto black cardstock.
challenges-
use your stuff-free week
double trouble-something/anything/everything
lemon shortbread-ATG
Ikes world-ATG
cutie pie-layer it up
the creative crafters-ATG
cute card Thursday-ATG
krafty chicks-stamp act
polka doodles-ATG
crafty catz-ATG
pink gem-ATG
catch the bug-ATG
crafts galore encore-ATG
a perfect time to craft-ATG
classic design-ATG
Morgans artworld-ATG
love to craft-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
craft-deebowz-ATG
CD Sunday plus-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope to see you in the challenge
Carol x x

My Friend

Morning and I have 3 DT posts today and the first one is for the "No Design Paper" challenge at Daisy Chain.
The digi image I have had in an unmaked file for quite a few years and this is first time used oops coloured with promarkers-stitched square die from The Works,stamped sentiment from CAS-UAL Fridays.
challenges-
use your stuff-free week
double trouble-something/anything/everything
digi choosday-ATG
arty divas-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
krafty chicks-stamp act
polka doodles-ATG
crafty catz-ATG
catch the bug-ATG
QKR stampede-ATG
crafts galore encore-ATG
a perfect time to craft-ATG
classic design-ATG
crafty creations-ATG
love to craft-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
craft-deebowz-ATG
Patties creations-ATG
the paper funday-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope you find the time to join us
Carol x x


Friday, 3 July 2020

Red,White and Blue

Morning and I have two DT posts today-the 2nd one is for the "Red,White and Blue" challenge at Simply Create Too.
Looking through my stash for a suitable stamp/image I found this pre-coloured topper from goodness knows where or even how long I have had it-so it's time has come lol.I used a very neglected corner die from TH with scrap of red card behind one and blue behind the other,a neglected corner stamp from Lisa Horton,sentiment was a craft mag freebie found already stamped in oddment box and a strip of dry wall mesh found at back of drawer-quite liked this one lol.
challenges-
polka doodles-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
all fun-ATG
use your stuff-free week
Simon says-take me for a ride
double trouble-something,anything,everything/red,white and blue
creatalicious-ATG/texture
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
cardz4guys-red,white and blue
lemon shortbread-ATG
arty divas-ATG
the paper shelter -use a sentiment
word art Wednesday-ATG
the male room-use dies
Ally's Angels-ATG
the creative crafters-ATG
a perfect time to craft-ATG
classic design-ATG---------DT FAVOURITE
Love to scrap-ATG
love to craft-ATG
craft-deebowz-ATG-----HONOURABLE MENTION
scrapping4fun-Birthday
country view-do what makes you happy/use dies and neglected stash
the paper funday=the great outdoors
Carlin's challenge-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope you will join us this month
Carol x x

Little Rabbit Girl

Morning and I have two DT posts today -the first one is for the "No P.Paper"challenge at CCC Digi Creations and we are sponsored by
Star Jam Lines.I used the cute image Little Rabbit Girl With Bouquet coloured with promarkers.
Die cut frame from Spellbinders and a strip of dry wall mesh in the background and done.
challenges-
polka doodles-ATG
allsorts-so cute
CD Sunday plus-ATG
incy wincy-pets-Rabbit?
use your stuff-free week
digi choosday-ATG
lemon shortbread-ATG
passion for promarkers-make us smile---------TOP 5
arty divas-ATG
I love promarkers-ATG
fab'n'funky-sunshine colours
Simon says-bright and cheerful
Ikes world-ATG
Ally's Angels-ATG
creations in pink-ATG
cute card Thursday-ATG
crafty animals-ATG
2crafty critter crazies-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope you will join come and join us
Carol x x

Thursday, 2 July 2020

Card to Embarress lol

Morning and we have a new For The Boys/Men challenge at Craft Rocket.
I had a request from a family member for an 18th card and was given these two pics to use-B.paper from The Works and the stamped sentiment from HOTP years ago from QVC---done!
challenges-
creative fingers-ATG
scrapping4fun-ATG
crafty friends-Men/boys
use your stuff-free week
crafty sentiments-ATG
crafty gals corner-you're the man
a perfect time to craft-ATG
classic design-ATG
the paper funday-ATG/the great outdoors
Thank you for dropping by and hope you find the time to join us
Carol x x

Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Another Anniversary card

Welcome to my new follower HAYLEY.
Morning and can you believe July already!!!
We have a new "3 of a kind" challenge starting at Pearly Sparkles and I had another order for an anniversary card -I again used my embossing folder from Crafters Companion and swiped with oxide ink,more TL neglected dies and the bow and birds one was cut 4 times and cut alittle bit more away each time and decoupaged-B.paper from 5 Gypsies I believe-pearls from stash and the scalloped white heart was found in oddments drawer and no idea where it came from!
challenges-
Pennys challenge-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
krafty chicks-all occasions
crafty catz-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
scrapping4fun-ATG
lil patch of crafty friends-ATG
all fun-ATG
use your stuff-free week
double trouble-something.anything,everything
creatalicious-ATG/texture
TTCRD-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
Tuesday throwdown-ATG
arty divas-ATG
DiesRus-ATG
Carlin's challenge-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope you can join us this month
Carol x x