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Monday, 31 March 2014

Baby Blocks

This is my third and last post for today phew!The challenge at Crafting from The Heart is ATG/Cute and Cuddly and the sponsor is Bugaboo and I chose Benny Blocks/BB2/BB3 coloured with promarkers,B.paper Parisienne Blue by papermania,die-cut frames,round corner punch,mirri board/lace/buttons from stash and made a hanging for a babies room.
challenges-
Simon says-buttons
inky impressions-humour ?
word art Wednesday-ATG
paper-crafting journey-ATG
crafty catz-ATG
allsorts-use dies
OSAAT-ATG
scribble and scrap-ATG
crafty cardmakers-you've been framed-------------------TOP 5
cutie pie-dies and punches(die-cut frames and round corner punch)
ooh-la-la-for a child


Hope you can join us this week and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol xx

Love To Create GDT Spot

Morning everyone and my first post of the day,I am delighted to be a GDT for Love To Create.They asked for a pic and had to ask my 6yr old grandaughter Ellie how to take a selfie as my phone is full of hers -didn't even know you could turn the camera to you thought you gad to take it through a mirroe lol.The challenge is a colour challenge,and the sponsor- is Fred-She-Said and I chose their beautiful image "Cosmos/uncoloured" coloured with promarkers and I 3-D the flowers and added black glitter to the centres,papers are Graphic 45 "Secret Garden" cardstock from Papermill Direct(their black really is BLACK),liquid pearls,pearls,dies and brad from stash and I made my favourite upright Z-fold card.
challenges-
kaboodle doodles-Spring
stamping sensations-pretty in pink
left of center-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
Tuesday throwdown-digi dimension
stamp with Sarah kay-for a girl
I love promarkers-ATG
paper shelter-Spring
word art Wednesday-ATG
DL.ART-ATG
cute card Thursday-floral delights
Disdigi designs-Spring
paper-crafting journey-ATG
crafty catz-ATG
polka doodle-Spring
crafty hands-shabby chic?
creative romance-Spring flowers
allsorts-use dies
pile it on-floral fantasy
OSAAT-ATG
creative moments-ATG/things with wings
scribble and scrap-ATG
oddball art stamps-Use a digi
Thanks for stopping by and hope you can join us in the challenge-check out the DT's great cards and blogs for some fantastic inspiration and thank you for asking me to join you this week ladies.
carol xx


Vintage Beauty 5

Morning everyone this is my first of three posts today!!! sorry about that and welcome to my new follower Mitzi check out her fantastic artwork.The challenge today at Artistic Inspirations is ATG/Spring colours and the sponsor is Scribble and scrap.I have used the beautiful image "Vintage Beauty 5" coloured with promarkers,papers are Parisienne Blue by Papermania,punched flowers and dewdrops from stash.
challenges-
eureka stamps-Spring flowers
cutie pie-punches and dies
kaboodle doodles-Spring
fan-tastic Tuesday-ATG
stamp with sarah Kay-for a girl
I love promarkers-ATG
Hobby book designer-Spring
Paper shelter-Spring
word art Wednesday-ATG
cute card Thursday-floral delight
creative romance-Spring flowers
Disdigi designs-welcome Spring
pile it on-floral frenzy
lacy sunshine-add flowers
scribble and scrap-ATG-------------------TOP 3
left of center-ribbon and/or flowers

Thanks for stopping by and really appreciate any comments left
Carol xx

Sunday, 30 March 2014

Colour Challenge

Morning everyone and hope those of you in the UK remembered to put your clocks forward-and a Happy Mothers Day to you all.Welcome to my new follower LAVINIA.The new challenge at 613 Avenue Create is "Create Your Own Colour Challenge" a choice of 1)Blue/purple/turquoise---2)yellow/pink.orange-----3)blue/pink/white----I have used 3)blue/pink/white.Sponsors are Kenny K and Aurora Wings whose beautiful image I chose-"Venetian Mask" coloured with promarkers,B.paper was craft mag freebie,cardstock from Papermill Direct,pearls/dewdrops/feathers from stash and ribbon was recycled from PJ's.
challenges-
Aurora Wings-ATG
whoopsi daisy-Spring
crafty boots-feathers
love to create-Bingo/pink/die-cut/ribbon
fan-tastic Tuesday-ATG
stamp with Sarah kay-for a girl
I love promarkers-ATG
Hobbybook designer challenge-Spring
paper shelter-Spring
Pennys challenges-fave colour combo(pink/blue)
word art Wednesday-ATG
DL.ART-ATG
4 crafty chicks-Spring
paper-crafting journey-ATG
crafty catz-ATG
fussy and fancy-shabby chic
stampin for the weekend-Spring colours
polka doodle-Spring
crafty hands-shabby chic
dis digi designs-Spring
left of center-ATG
Please check out the DT fantastic cards and blogs and hope you can join us this week
Thans for stopping by and any comments you wish to leave --see you tomorrow
Carol xx

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Mothers day Card in a Box

I made this card in a box for Mothers day for some-one who saw my Valentine card in a box and this is only my second one so was quite pleased with the end result.The papers and images are from Graphic 45 Secret garden,with some papers and sentiment from Craftwork Cards Botanical. a few dies and liquid pearls added,and I used a butterfly border die round edges of box.Hope her Mum likes it.
challenges-
clear it out-2014 favourites
fussy'n'fancy-shabby chic
totally papercrafts-beautiful borders(round box edge)
brown sugar-ATG
crafts4eternity-ATG
creative corner-texture
totally gorjuss-Mum
pink gem-Mothers day
my time to craft-Mothers day
dream valley-mothering Sunday------------------------WINNER
OSAAT-for the woman in your life
robyns fetish-anything but a card
lacy sunshine-ATG
cutie pie-Mum on card
ooh-la-la-to a special lady-------------------WINNER
craft your passion-Mothers day
crafty sentiments-Mother----------------------------------------TOP 3
TTCRD-ATG
Pennys challenges-fave colour combo(lilac/cream)-----------------TOP 3
crafting with dragonflies-shaped cards
creative moments-ATG/things with wings
word art Wednesday-ATG
DL.ART-ATG
left of center-ATG
bunny zoe-monochrome
great impressions-Spring celebrations

Thanks for calling by and any comments are much appreciated
carol xx

Monday, 24 March 2014

Die-cuts

A Mothers day card using my die-cuts,and second post today,I am loving these square ones at the moment.Cardstock from Papermill Direct, pearls and liquid pearls from stash.The shoe was cut from silver mirri board.
challenges-
Papertake-weekly-for Mum
fan-tastic Tuesday-ATG(square)
crafters cafe blog-square card
word art Wednesday-ATG
DL.ART-ATG
aud sentiments-ATG
4crafty chicks-no pattern paper
delicious doodles-black plus one?
crafty catz-bling(mirri board and pearls count?)
brown sugar-ATG
crafts4eternity-ATG
sister act-ATG
totally gorjuss-Mum
pink gem-Mothers day
my time to craft-Mothers Day
dream valley-Mothering Sunday
OSAAT-for the woman in your life
cutie-pie-Mum
lexis creations-punches and dies(corner punch ?)
ooh-la-la-to a special lady
craft your passion-Mothers day
bunny zoes-monochrome
2 sisters-black/white/one other
left of center-ATG

Thanks for stopping by and any comments are much appreciated, off to catch up with all your blogs
Carol xx





An Easter Bunny

Morning everyone I am here with my DT card for ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS and the the new challenge is DA-DA-DA-DA---ATG so no excuse no to join us.Our sponsor is Angies Digi Stamps and I have used her image "Rabbit" coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,papers and flower are oddments from stash.
challenges-
handmade harbour-Spring
lil red wagon-a rainbow of colours
hobby book-Spring
inky impressions-Spring
polka doodle-Spring
fairies challenges-Easter
Hope you find the time to join us this week
Carol xx

Sunday, 23 March 2014

"First" Mothers Day card

Hi and hope everyone is well and keeping warm-well third day of Spring and we have had snow,hailstone,cold wind and rain!!!
I would like you advice on this card please,so feel free to comment.I have made this card for my 9mth old grandson Jozef to give to his Mum for her first Mothers Day.I have left sentiment off until a decision is made,I made the front of the card with his pic on,and the second image for the inside BUT my daughter thinks I should put the image on the front and pic on the inside----SO--what do you think??Papers are Daydream from Heidi Grace,buttons and ribbon from stash and my favourite die of the moment lol-cardstock from Papermill Direct and image from Mos digital pencil coloured with promarkers.

challenges-
OSAAT-for the woman in your life
dream valley-Mothering Sunday
incy wincy-monochromatic
papertake weekly-for Mum
TTCRD-ATG
passion for promarkers-monochrome
fat-tastic Tuesday-ATG(square)
Pennys challenges-buttons and bows
crafters cafe blog-square card
crafting by designs-use ribbon
word art Wednesday-ATG
DL.ART-_ATG
as you like it-fave colour medium and why/promarkers/perfect for pastel or dark and extensive choice of tones.
crafty ribbons-ATG with ribbon
crafty hands-buttons and bows
totally gorjuss-Mum
pink gem-Mothers day
open-minded crafting-buttons
bunny zoes-monochrome

thanks for stopping by and look forward to your comments
see you tomorrow
carol xx

Thursday, 20 March 2014

ATG/Music

Morning and hope everyone is well,and a big welcome to my new follower Sierra her blog is here.My card today is for the new challenge at Crafty Girls which is ATG/Music and our sponsors are Paper Nest Dolls and Meljens Designs whose image "Girl Tunes" I have used,coloured with promarkers,the music bars are clear stamps from Kanban,cardstock from papermill Direct,B.paper Harmony from 7 Gypsies and card candy from stash.
challenges-
meljens designs-girls just wanna have fun---------WINNER
crafters cafe blog-square card
sister act-ATG
pink gem-female
lacy sunshine-ATG
love to create-CAS
TTCRD-ATG
fan-tastic Tuesday-ATG(square)
word art Wednesday-ATG
DL.ART-ATG
left of center-ATG

Thanks for stopping by and any comments you wish to leave are much appreciated and hope you can join us
Carol xx

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Mothers day

As I no longer have a Mam around she dies 7yrs ago and feels like a lifetime ago-this card was asked for -for someone elses Mum,and apparently when I showed her the card the image is exactly like her Mum so result.The image is "Blanche" from Saturated Canary-coloured with promarkers,Madame Payraud's papers from Papermania,cardstock from Papermill direct,a couple of dies,lace,pearls,flower and brad from stash.
challenges-
aud sentiments-ATG
cute card Thursday-girls,girls,girls
delightful challenges-use green
delicious doodles-mainly green
digi haven-3shades of green
sweet stampin-Mothers day
pink gem-mothers day
corrosive challenges-go green
ribbon girl-green
red carpet studio-green
scribble and scraps-ATG
incy wincy-monochromatic
ooh-la-la-creations-special lady
craft your passion-green
love to create-classy and elegant?
papertake weekly-for mum
passion for promarkers-monochrome
ladybug crafts ink-special lady
inky chicks-lace
fattastic Tuesday-ATG(square)
word art Wednesday-ATG
bunny zoes-monochrome
DL.ART-ATG
left of center-ATG
Thanks for stopping by and off for something to eat
see you tomorrow
carol xx

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Twin Boys!

Morning everyone-well yesterday I went for a mammogram and they had a new digital machine --and boy did it hurt!!!My card today was a commission for someone whose friend has had twin boys.I used a LOTV stamp and sentiment coloured with promarkers,papers are New Arrival from Forever Friends,a selection of my fave die-cuts,twine and dummies from stash.
challenges-
bunny Zoes-monochrome
fat-tatsic Tuesday-ATG
Aurora Wings-ATG
passion for promarkers-monochrome------------------TOP 5
left of center-ATG
DL.ART-ATG
creative moments-ATG
word art WEdnesday-ATG
aud sentiments-ATG
QKR stampede-ATG----------------------------------------TOP 5
fairytale challenge-one old stamp(about 4yrs old and only used twice)
sister act-ATG
a creative romance-seeing double
lacy sunshine-ATG
scribble and scrap-ATG
whoopsi daisy-make or add a tag(bottom right hand corner)
the shabby tea room-ATG
incy wincy-monochromatic
card mania-something new(babies)
Thanks for calling and any comments you wish to leave are much appreciated
carol xx

Monday, 17 March 2014

ATG/Movie Theme

This is my second post and last today lol. The new challenge at Crafting from The Heart is ATG/Movie Theme.Sposnore this week are Sassy Studios and Art By Miran whose beautiful image "Valentine" I used coloured with promarkers,Joanna Sheen Signature Ivy Flourish die,wooden heart part of prize from Love Crafts,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.papers-oddments in stash.I chose the movie title "War of the Roses"
challenges-
left of center-ATG
oddball stamps-use a digi
natalie and Amy-flowers
stamping sensations-pretty in pink
bunny zoes craft-monochrome
DL.ART-ATG
the shabby tea room-ATG
incy wincy-monochromatic
ooh-la-la-a special lady
digi choosday-all about the girl
fan-tastic Tuesday-ATG-must be square
Hobbybook designer-make it girly
Pennys challenges-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
cute card thursday-girls,girls,girls
QKR Stampede-ATG
jellypark- pretty pastels
pink gem-Mothers day/female
allsorts-pretty in pink
scribble and scrap-ATG
oddball stamps-use a digi
Thanks for dropping by and hope you can join us and check out the DT cards and blogs

Don't forget to check out Crafting at the Weekend the new challenge blog which starts next month
Carol xx

Something for the Kids

Morning everyone and hope you are all well,this is my first post of two today.The new challenge at Artistic Inspirations is "Something for the Kids/ATG" and our sponsor is Robyns Fetish and I used their image "Kid Bunny" coloured with promarkers,cardstock from papermill Direct,papers from K&C,ribbon and sentiment from stash an a made arosette for the top of the carton which will hold mini eggs for Easter.
challenges-
craft your passion-green
kaboodle doodle-use green
papertake weekly-bingo/ribbon/free/punch shapes-sentiment
crafty sentiments-lots of green
clear it out challenge-kids image/bright colours
oldie but a goodie-Spring has sprung(papers 6yrs old!)
lil red wagon-truly dimensional
I love promarkers-let's get spotty
Pennys challenges-ATG
inky impressions-go green
word art Wednesday-ATG
aud sentiments-ATG
MAWTT-make a box and decorate-carton qualify?
sweet pea stampers-Easter
fairies challenge-Easter
whimsy inspires-Easter
great impressions-Spring celebrations
Hope you can find time to join us
and see you in a while
Carol xx

Sunday, 16 March 2014

Make Your own Flowers

Morning everyone I wouls like to welcome my two new followers Anne and Kandis -sorry will add blog when I have it.The new challenge at Avenue 613 Create-1st day of Spring,and to celebrate make your own 2D-3D flowers.Our sponsor is Eureka Stamps and I chose their image "Butterfly and Blue Bonnets" coloured with promarkers,B.paper is Parisienne Blue from Papermania,added a few dies and pearls from stash.
challenges-
DL.ART-ATG
Natalie and Amy-flowers
eclectic ellapu-flowers and butterflies
ladybug crafts-ATG
The shabby tea room-Spring is near
papertake weekly-bingo/gems/die-cuts/flowers
promarker challenge-butterfly kisses
oldie but a goodie-Spring has sprung(promarkers/square die/pearls)
fan-tastic Tuesday-ATG/must be square
Pennys challenges-ATG
crafters cafe blog-Spring flowers
word art WEdnesday-ATG
as you like it-fave colouring medium(promarkers/wide selection of colours and shades/easy to blend and makes my colouring look good)
QKR Stampede-ATG
stampin for the weekend-ATG
Jelly park-pretty pastels
sister act-ATG
scribble and scrap-ATG
left of center-ATG
pink gem-Mothers day/female
oddball stamps-use a digi
bunny zoes-monochrome
Thanks for dropping by and hope you can join us this week
see you tomorrow
carol xx


Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Chicks and Buttons

Just a quick post before I go and pick Holly-Ann up from school as Mum and Dad at work and Ellie is already here as off school ill today,and a welcome to my new follower DIANA I have made a card for Mos Digital challenge,have missed it for a few weeks!The pre-coloured topper is from Hobby House just added glamouw dust,papers are oddments from stash,a couple of dies,banner ribbon and a few buttons.
challenges-
Mos digital-ATG-oops changed time of closeure
DL.ART-ATG
Fan-tastic Tuesday-ATG
C.R.A.F.T-female
crafty ribbons-ATG
crafty little fairies-film/song title-Chicken Run
jellypark-things with wings
polka doodle-female/Mum
brown sugar-make it sparkle
creative corner-buttons--------------------------------TOP 3
my time to craft-frame it
pile it on-Easter joys
fairies challenge-Spring
love to create-ATG
papertake weekly-bingo-die-cuts/free/glitter
top tip Tuesday-3/5/7(3 die-cuts)
TTCRD-ATG
clear it out challenge-kids image/bright colours
oldie but a goodie-Spring has sprung(papers/doily/ribbon)
digi choosday-all about the girl
handmade harbour-lots of love-----------------------------WINNER
hobbybook designer-make it girly
crafting by designs-things with wings
word art Wednesday-ATG
great impressions-Spring celebrations
hobby house-buttons(Hobby house topper)------------------TOP 3
Thanks for calling
Carol xx

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Acid Drops and What Nots

My card today is using a set from Acid drops and What Nots and what a great name lol.I made a centre step card,cardstoc from Papermill Direct,paper is oddments from stash,the postcards and camera images are from The Travel set from Rubber Stampede,and added liquid pearls.Image is coloured with promarkers and decoupaged the hat.
challenges-
crafting-with-dragonflies-shaped card
crafting by designs-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
Hobbybook designer challenge-make it girly
DL.ART-ATG
aud sentiments-sentiment for a girl
C.R.A.F.T-Mothers day/female
4crafty chicks-shaped card
crafty little fairies-film/song title(Lady in Red)
polka doodle-mums the word/female
sweet stampin-inspired by song/film(Lady in Red)
fashionable stamping-water inspired(swimsuit?)
kaboodle doodles-anything but square
love to create-ATG
top tip Tuesday-3/5/7-3 cameras
TTCRD-ATG
ladybug-crafts-ATG
cards galore encore-Stamped or digi image
left of centre-ATG

Thank you for all the comments you leave and hope to see you tomorrow
Carol xx

Monday, 10 March 2014

One Layer CAS

I would like to welcome my new follower ANGELA.Well is Spring here???hopefully and I can't believe we are this far into the year with no snow!My card today is a one layer CAS made for Jamie an 11yr old who was involved in a bad road accident.I am a member of the Docrafts forum and his nanna asked if anyone who send him a card to cheer him up,but I didn't want to make a get well card so this is my card-hope he likes it.The background stamp is a wooden backed rubber stamp-had it for yonks and no name on it sorry,guitar image and sentiment are from an Inkadinkadoo set.
challenges-
papertake weekly-ATG
craft-room challenge-20th century(rock music)
ladybug crafts ink-one for the boys
divas by design-one for the boys
the paper shelter-ATG
crafting by design-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
DL.ART-ATG
paper-crafting journey-make it manly/boyish
crafty little fairies-film/song title(we will,we will rock you-Queen)----TOP 3
sweet stampin-inspired by song/film(we will rock you-Queen)
crafty hands-music
incy wincy-black/white+one other
love to create-ATG
cards galore encore-stamped/digi image---------------SPECIAL MENTION
2 sisters-black/white+one other
the crafting cafe-CAS
crafts and me-ATG
without words-CAS and relax-hobby-music
challenges4everybody-ATG

Thank you for dropping by and any comments you wish to leave are much appreciated
see you tomorrow
Carol xx

Friday, 7 March 2014

You have a favourite die ?

Welcome to my new follower Stephanie.Do you have a favourite die well this is the new challenge at LEJ DESIGNS now how easy is that and you have a whole month to enter and look out for Lindsays freebies too.Now my decorated gift bag is not what I meant to achieve BUT after the last two weeks I am lucky I even had the motivation for this!The image is Lindsays "Suprise" coloured with promarkers,papers from Kay&CO,used a couple of my favourite dies especially the Anya squares and tonic punch for the sides.
challenges-
catch the bug-ATG
Robyns fetish-ATG
CAS on Sunday-colour me pretty
pan pastel-frame it
the shabby tea room-polka dots and bright colours
papertake weekly-ATG
crafty sentiments-spots or dots
TTCRD-ATG
inky chicks-monochromatic
stamp with Sarah kay-anything but square
paper pretties-lots of layers
the paper shelter-ATG
Pennys challenges-anything but square
crafting by designs-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
DL.ART-ATG
Thanks for calling by and any comments you wish to leave are much appreciated and hope you can join us this month
Carol xx


Thursday, 6 March 2014

Remember Hopscotch?

Morning everyone there is a new challenge at CRAFTY GIRLS which is ATG/NUMBERS easy peasy.Our sponsors are Eureka Stamps and Angies Digi Images whose image "Girl Playing Hopscotch" I have used -coloured with promarkers and B.paper is Tim Holtz crowded attic.
challenges-
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG
the paper shelter-ATG
Simon says-tag it
I love promarkers-one for the girl
handmade harbour-celebrate
paper pretties-lots of layers
C.R.A.F.T-Mothers day/Female
aud sentiments-sentiment for a girl
sister act-ATG
totally gorjuss-Birthday
catch the bug-ATG
dream valley-vintage
Robyns Fetish-ATG
eclectic ellapu-vintage
scribble and scrap-ATG
digi darlas-feeling lucky
craft your passion-Birthday
papertake weekly-ATG
inky chicks-monochromatic
ladybug crafts-ATG
cards galore encore-digi/stamped image
DL.ART-ATG
challenges4everybody-ATG
Thanks for dropping by and any comments you wish to leave and hope you can join us this week
Carol xx

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Twisted Tuesday GDT spot

Morning everyone -well our living room is newly replastered,phone and internet back on BUT after they replaced the two radiators and left we found they were both leaking and cannot get back till this after-noon,don't no whether to laugh or cry!!!
Today I am delighted to be GDT at TWISTED TUESDAY(thank you Melina)and the challenge is "Live a Green Clean Life" which means-keep the project clean/no distressing/inked edges/or splats.The twist is to "Use Green" which is pretty easy when you think about it so hope you can join in and check out the DT ladies great cards and blogs.The image was a freebie from All Dressed Up,coloured with promarkers,papers are Daydream by Heidi Grace,everything else from stash.
challenges-
DL.ART-image girl/lady
C.R.A.F.T-inspired by a film/Tu Tu Much
QKR stampede-anything but square
crafts 4 eternity-texture
creative corner-green
Dis digi designs-make it green
open minded-crafting-use green------------------DT fave(thank you Joanna)
addicted-to-stamps-lace and pearls
Robyns fetish-ATG
Lacy sunshine-Spring colours
scribble and scrap-ATG
crafty boots-green
papertake weekly-ATG
top tip Tuesday-3/5/7-3 flowers//7 liquid pearls/
TTCRD-ATG
inky chicks-monochromatic
V's sweet ideas-kids theme
challenges4everybody-ATG

Thanks for dropping by and any comments are much appreciated
Carol xx

NO INTERNET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Just to let you know I have had no internet since early Monday morning -council came to replaster our complete living room,and replace some sockets-unfortunately two of them where the only ones in range of the phone connection --so no landline phone and no internet, just got sorted and now the clean up,so not ignoring anyone and thank you for all you comments left and I will try and catch up the next couple of days
Carol xx

Monday, 3 March 2014

Two dramas and Twinkles Boo

Morning everyone -can you believe it's March already a third of the year almost gone!We have had another drama-well not us but Son,DIL and grandaughters.They have just had a new gas meter fitted which he did in less than 10 mins,they also had anew front door fitted so had a smell of sealant for a couple of days-on the second morning -after all going to bed early feeling ill-came down to a string smell of gas.Someone came out half hour later and despite having back door open to let fumes out, his gadget started beeping as soon as he walked in the front door!!!!!!Apparently he had fitted a reject meter with acrack and faulty valve and left it unchecked despite knowing there were children in the house,now under investigation but could have had deadly results.We also have Dughter back home again as marriage is well and truly over-could write a soap about us lol-ooh for a peaceful life and the Dr asked are you under any stress??????????????
My card today is for the new challenge at CRAFTING FROM THE HEARTand the challenge is "ATG/Use dies or punches" easy peasy or what???Sponsors are The Stampin Chef and Lacy Sunshine whose gorgeous image "Twinkles Boo"I have used coloured with promarkers,papers are graphic 45-Little Darlings,a few dies and buttons from stash.I love this image.Just a reminder our challenges will be weekly from now on.
challenges-
eureka stamps-ATG
scribbles designs-frame it
the shabby tea rooms-pretty polka dots
lil red wagon-Spring
I love promarkers-Dies no punches
craftingby designs-colours of Spring
word art Wednesday-ATG
DL.ART-ATG
cute card Thursday-Springtime
QKR stampede-anything but a square card
crafty catz-ATG
polka doodle-sugar and spice
sister act-ATG
sweet stampin-cut
allsorts-Spring is coming
catch the bug-ATG
pile it on-sweet and soft
Fairies challenge-Spring
Lacy Sunshine-Spring colours
scribble and scrap-ATG
V's sweet ideas-Kids theme
Thanks for dropping by and hope you can join us this week -and will try and catch up with your blogs too
carol xxx

Sleepy Bear moon

Morning everyone this is the first of two posts this morning.The new challenge at ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS is ATG/SPARKLE and the sponsor is MELJENS DESIGNS.I chose the image "Sleepy Bear Moon" coloured with promarkers and added gold glamour dust,papers,ribbon and buttons from stash.
challenges-
eureka stamps-ATG
Simon says-ATG with pearls
divas by design-make it sparkle
Paper shelter-animal magic
sisterhood of crafters-one for the boys
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafty ribbons-ribbons/buttons
paper-crafting journey-manly/boyish
crafty catz-ATG
stampin for the weekend-sparkle and shine
Fairytale-challenge-baby
chocolate/coffee/cards-teddy bears
creative romance-Bingo/pearls/glitter/bow
sweet stampin-cute
pile it on-sweet and soft
corrosive challenges-animals
Hope you can join us and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol xx

Sunday, 2 March 2014

Edgar Allen Poe

Morning and hope you are all having this beautiful Spring weather we are enjoying and as this is scheduled hope it is still the same lol.This morning is a new challenge at 613 AVENUE CREATE which is "Use your stash"(to make way for new purchases) as this month is National Craft Month.Which is a good enough excuse(if you need one lol)to buy new stash.Our sponsor is Rick ST Dennis and I chose his image "Poe 1",paper was an oddment from stash, a couple of dies,and bird dies donated from a generous sister Docrafter-thank you "Pretty Things Please"-much appreciated and some thing finally in the post !I made this card for my son Matthews birthday who loves his work and he loved it.
challenges-
paper-crafting journey-make it manly/boyish
crafty cardmakers-birds/bird related
TTCRD-ATG
Tuesday throwdown-ATG
Pennys challenges-guys and girls
sisterhood of crafters-one for the boys
crafty catz-ATG
scribbles designs-frame it

Hope you can join us this week and check out the DT cards and blogs for some fantastic inspiration
Carol xx