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Monday, 29 February 2016

To The Moon and Back

Morning and we have a new ATG challenge starting today at Crafting From The Heart and we are sponsored by Imagine That.I used the pre-coloured images "To The Moon And Back" and I made another centre step card with cardstock from Papermill Direct,paper from Tattered Lace craft mag,sentiment was printed in Dafont,I cut the images out then pasted them onto card to make them more rigid,you also get sentiments but my printer threw a hissy fit and refused to print them?
challenges-
crafty sentiments-ATG
creative inspirations-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
aud sentiments-cute+sentiment
Patties creations-love is in the air
pink gem-boys birthday
Suzy Bee-ATG/Fantasy
cutie pie-all you need is cutie love
sparkles forum-something for the males
ooh-la-la-add a sentiment
Thanks for stopping by and all your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Sunday, 28 February 2016

Spring Rain

Morning everyone and another month almost gone.Hope you are ready for our new challenge at 613 Avenue Create which is ATG/Arsenic and Old Lace(lace and pearls),our sponsor is Star Stampz and I used the cute image Spring Rain,coloured with promarkers and added glossy accents.I made a stepper card with cardstock from Papermill Direct,papers from Tattered Lace and stash,lace/cord and pearls from stash.
challenges-
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-green and/or nature
inky chicks-ribbon/lace
a snowflakes promise-ATG/Spring----------WINNER
lemon shortbread-ATG
passion for promarkers-dies and/or punches
deep ocean-lovely lace
creative inspiration-ATG
Simon says-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG
creative moments-ATG
the sisterhood of crafters-Spring
crafting for all seasons-3 of a kind/clouds
crafty gals-ATG
Sassy studio-your choice
Brown sugar-pearls
lets's craft and create-lace and pearls
Beccys place-ATG
Robyns Fetish-pearls
Hope you can join us and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol x x

Friday, 26 February 2016

Daisies and Butterflies

Morning again hopefully and back with my second and last card today welcome to my new followers Olga and Pam(sorry no link)-my DT card for the ATG challenge at Crafting With Friends,sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps and I chose "Daisy Butterfly Tag" image coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.paper and dies are Tattered Lace craft mag freebies,craft mag freebie butterfly dies,little blue butterfly cut from another die and recycled bow from packaging.The butterflies were cut from the card I covered with shaving foam and acrylic paint-first attempt and only just used any.
challenges-
ribbon girls-use any image
lacy sunshine-ATG
digi choosday-green and/or nature
inky chicks-ribbon and/or lace
a snowflakes promise-ATG/Spring?
passion for promarkers-dies and/or punches
Simon says-ATG
the sisterhood of crafters-think Spring
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafty gals-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
cute card Thursday-florals
C.R.A.F.T-Mothers day/female
Beccys place-ATG
whimsy inspires-ATG
digistamps4joy-ATG with a tag
scrappers delights-ATG
Bunny Zoes-things with wings
Hope you can join us and thank you for calling and any comments are much appreciated
Carol x x


With Love and a Hug

Morning and hopefully I have two cards to post today if the internet plays nicely as was off for most of yesterday!!!My first DT card is for ATG/With Love challenge at
Simply Papercrafts for all Occassions,our sponsor is Crafty Sentiments and I used the cute image "With Love"coloured with promarkers and added glossy accents,cardstock from Papermill Direct,Spellbinders die,papers and metal brad from stash,rub on sentiment from HOTP had for yonks.I used 3D foam between all the layers.
challenges-
Pink gem-boys birthday
Dis digi designs-Birthdays
craft your passion-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG----CRafty Sentiments favourite
Fan-tastic Tuesday-ATG/Add an Animal
passion for promarkers-Dies and/or punches
lil red wagon-furry friends
Simon says-ATG
the paper shelter-Animal magic
Pennys challenges-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafting for all seasons-3of a kind(papers)
the crafty addicts-ATG/spots/stripes
aud sentiments-cute plus sentiment
Beccys place-ATG
cutie pie-all you need is cutie love
scrappers delights-ATG
Thank you for calling and feel a lot better so will be catching up with you all again
Carol x x

Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Love and Marriage

Morning everyone and we have a new ATG challenge at Create And Inspire sponsored by All Dressed Up and I used the image "For Your Wedding Day",coloured with promarkers,B.paper from Craftwork Cards,liquid pearls/lace/tulle/seam binding from stash,background was made with Cosmic Shimmer blending inks.
challenges-
aud sentiments-cute and sentiment ?
Julia Spiri-ATG
craft rocket-Mothers day/female
Jades sparkling butterflies-ATG/buttons/pearls
Brown sugar-ATG
Patties creations-love is in the air
Morgans art world-for the ladies
Delicious doodles-love is in the air
creative craft cottage-pearls and/or lace
corrosive challenges-love love love
ribbon girls-use any image
lacy sunshine-ATG
craft your passion-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
Tuesday throwdown-create your own background(blending inks)
Lemon shortbread-ATG
Little Claire designs-love and marriage
Beccys place-ATG
paper creator-must be love
Hope you find the time to join us and I will be catching up with your blogs slowly as have been knocked out with a flu bug
Carol x x

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Coffee,Latte,Mocha

Morning and we have a new challenge starting on FB Crafting From The Heart-which is ATG and we are sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps.I used the image
"Coffee words",sentiment also from Bugaboo, cardstock from Papermill Direct,and B.paper from stash.
challenges-
crafty creations-something to eat or drink
fab'n'funky-male birthday
the paper shelter-make it digital
word art Wednesday-ATG
the male room-monochromatic------Honourable Mention
the crafty addicts-ATG/stripes or spots
MAWTT-words only
cute card Thursday-warm colours
Julia Spiri-ATG
starstampz-monochromatic
Brown sugar-ATG
creative corner-coffee or tea-----WINNER
chocolate coffee cards-ATG
Beccys place-ATG
whimsy inspires-ATG
creative ladybirds-ATG
scrappers delights-ATG
ooh-la-la-CAS
Thank you for calling any any comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Monday, 22 February 2016

100th challenge at CFTH

We have a new challenge starting at Crafting From The Heart and it is out 100th challenge and we are sponsored by Di's Digi Designs.
I made a gate-fold card with Papermill Direct cardstock,Memory Box snowflake die,papers from stash,outside image is Snowball Fight from Bloobel Stamps,
Inside image is another fabulous Bloobel Stamp image Snowball Thunk,both images are coloured with promarkers with added glossy accents and liquid pearls for snow,glamour dust and pearl from stash.
challenges-
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
I love promarkers-dies/free/pearls
as you like it-fave fold+why/gate-fold card and perfect to showcase these two images
C.R.A.F.T-Christmas
JUlia Spiri-ATG
Jades sparkling butterflies-ATG/buttons/pearls
creative fingers-ATG------TOP 3
Beccys place-ATG
scrappers delights-ATG
Hope you can join us and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol x x

Red,Red,Red

Morning and hope you are all well as we have a new challenge starting at Get Creative which is "Use Lots Of Red" how easy is that?Our sponsor is The Eastwind and I used the beautiful image Hatted Flower coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,Spellbinder frame die,papers/hessian/seam binding/twine and button from stash.
challenges-
TTCRD-ATG
clear it out-ATG/twine
Tuesday throwdown-layer it up
fantastic Tuesday-ATG/cute
crafting by design-tic,tac,toe/texture/free/ribbon
the paper shelter-make it digital
Pennys challenges-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
the crafty addicts-ATG/spots/stripes
creative inspirations-ATG
Sassy studio-favourite colours are red/white
cute card Thursday-warm colours
craft rocket-Mothers Day/Female
starstampz-monochromatic
Jades sparkling butterflies-ATG/buttons/pearls
QKR Stampede-pile it on
creative fingers-ATG
chocolate coffee cards-ATG
Morgans artworld-for the ladies
simply create too-use pink or red
Beccys place-ATG
card mania-add red
scrappers delights-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
Hope you find the time to join us and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol x x

Thursday, 18 February 2016

Wedding Anniversary

Morning and I have an anniversary card I made for my Son to give to DIL for their 10th anniversary using a photo from their wedding day.The B.paper is Tattered Lace,flowers were made with Tattered Lace die,the stamped and embossed ones were stamped on vellum,Joanna Sheen Ivy flourish die,ribbon and pearls from stash,sentiment was computer generated using font from Dafont and cardstock from Papermill Direct.My son has just come out of hospital after a knee operation he has been waiting for for about three years-they cut a 12 mm piece of bone out of his knee and put in a wedge-6 weeks of mon weight bearing and about 6 months before anywhere back to normal-he is in agony and on morphine but at least back home.
challenges-
Suzy Bee-ATG/sentimental
pile it on--homemade embellishments/flowers
corrosive challenges-love.love.love
come and get it-love is in the air
incy wincy-personalise it
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
crafters cafe blog-love is in the air
creative card crew-love
snowflakes-promise-ATG/Love
Pennys challenges-ATG
crafting for all seasons-3 of a kind/flowers
craft rocket-Mothers day or female
Jades sparkling butterflies-ATG/buttons or pearls
Beccys place-ATG
paper creator-must be love
crafty calendar-love is in the air
pearly sparkles-love and pearls
unicorn challenge-lots of love
Thank you for calling -all your comments are much appreciated and slowly catching up with all your blogs-could do with more hours in the day at the moment lol
Carol x x

Monday, 15 February 2016

Sweet Peas

Morning and fourth and last card for today lol -DT card for Crafting From The Heart and our sponsor is Beccys Place so I used the beautiful image"Sweet Peas"I love this image and the delicate sweet smelling flowers.I coloured the image with promarkers,B.paper from Craftwork cards,Tattered Lace embossing folder-Ditsy Dots,Spellbinders frame die Joanna Sheen Ivy Flourish die,Tattered Lace Sweet Pea flourish die,flowers made with varios dies,ribbon/dewdrops,pearls and liquid pearls from stash,cardstock from Papermill Direct.I had a request for a birthday card so card already sold too.
challenges-
Pennys challenges-fave colour/embellishments-pink/flowers/dies
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
I love promarkers-bingo/dies/free/pearls
C.R.A.F.T-make your own embellishments---TOP 3
Julia Spiri-ATG
Morgans artworld-add flowers
creative fingers-ATG
Brown sugar-fave colour combo
crafty friends-girly
pile it on-homemade embellishments------WINNER
ribbon girls-ATG
Lacy sunshine-ATG
that craft place-ATG
Beccys place-ATG
crafts galore encore-use a dig or stamp----Chosen Winner thank you Andree
V's sweet ideas-loving pink---------------------------TOP 3
the sisters of craft-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG--------------------DT FAVOURITE
my crafting stories-ATG
scrappers delights-ATG
Petal Lu-ATG----------------TOP 3
Thank you for calling and all your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Latte anyone?

Morning and hopefully my 3rd DT card of 4 today-this one is for Artistic Inspirations ATG/Twist St Davids day(red/green/yellow)-our sponsor is Karleigh Sue and gave us "Pumpkin Spice Latte" coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,papers and ribbon from stash and I doodled roud the edge.
challenges-
passion for promarkers-papertastic
deep ocean-hearts
the sisterhood of crafters-warm thoughts
Julia Spiri-ATG
crafty catz-use red
polka doodle-lucky green
crafty friends-girly
ribbon girls-ATG
Lacy sunshine-ATG
that craft place-ATG
Beccys place-ATG
the sisters of craft-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG
card mania-use some red
creative ladybirds-ATG
cropstop-linky party
scrappers delights-ATG
my crafting stories-ATG
Hope you can join us this week and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol x x

Christmas Fairy

Morning and hopefully this is my 2nd card of 4 today-My DT card for Crafty Girls new ATG challenge sponsored by Aurora Wings and I used the beautiful image "Christmas Fairy" coloured with promarkers and added glamour dust,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.paper from Docrafts,snowflake die is Tattered lace,ribbon and dewdrops from stash.We are also starting to provide tutorials and the first one is from Sue Peck.
challenges-
inspiration destination-ATG
MAWTT-things with wings
Julia Spiri-ATG
Jades sparkling butterflies-ATG/Fantasy
crafty catz-use red
crafty friends-girly
ribbon girls-ATG
Lacy sunshine-ATG
that craft place-ATG
crafts and me inspiration-use red or valentine
card mania-add some red
cropstop-linky party
scrappers delights-ATG
Bunny Zoes-things with wings
Thank you for dropping by and hope you find the time to join us
Carol x x

Easter Lilies

Morning and hope you are all feeling creative-I have 4 DT cards to post today for new challenges starting today.My first card is for CCC Digi Creations "Use your favourite colour combo" (mine is green and white)and as our sponsor is Aurora Wings I chose the beautiful image Easter Lily Stem,coloured with promarkers,Tattered Lace EB and die-cut,cardstock from Papermill Direct and papers from stash.
challenges-
Pennys challenges-fave colour/embellishments/grean/dies
word art Wednesday-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
polka doodle-lucky green
Brown sugar-fave colour combo/green/white
catch the bug-keep it simple
Beccys place-ATG
crafts galore encore-use a digi or stamp
scrappers delights-ATG
my crafting stories-ATG
Hope you can join us and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol x x

Sunday, 14 February 2016

Happy Valentines Day

Morning everyone and we have a new challenge ATG/Shaker project starting this morning at 613 Avenue Create,our sponsors are ADFD,The Cutting Cafe and All Dressed Up-whose image I used-Happiness Truth Love coloured with promarkers.Now -sorry Chana and Kathi-I was supposed to make a shaker project but I don't know where my head was at as I had three attempts and after ending screwed up in the bin I went ATG and CAS for good luck lol.The cardstock is from Papermill Direct,paper from Tattered lace and I made another gatefold card.
challenges
ooh-la-la-love and romance
crafty boots-love is in the air
crazy challenge-love
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-have a heart
digi choosday-all you need is love
creative card crew-love
inky chicks-love/word or heart
crafters cafe blog-monochromatic
deep ocean-hearts
creative moments-ATG/love/romance
word art Wednesday-ATG
aud sentiments-love sentiment
in the pink-love------PERFECT PINKY and WINNER
craft rocket-love-----------TOP 5
star stampz-all about love
crafty catz-use red
left of center-with love
spellbinding stamps-use red/love/romance
simple create too-love or valentine
catch the bug-keep it simple
Thanks for dropping by and hope you can join us this week.
Carol x x

Friday, 12 February 2016

Hearts and Pearls

Morning and can you believe we are almost halfway through this month too???We have a new ATG challenge starting at Simply Papercrafts and our sponsor is Karleigh Sue,I chose "Let Me Perk You Up"-now I never crop images but I printed this image out three times and every time it printed to just below the sweater then said error in printing soo not sure why---anyway I decided to crop the image and make a tag,then when I had coloured the image and die-cut it decided to make a stepper card.I coloured the image with promarkers,Spellbinders oval dies,Memory Box Hearts die,paper-Tattered Lace craft mag freebie,pearls from stash and cardstock from Papermill Direct.
challenges-
catch the bug-ATG
Dis digi designs-use lots of red
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-have a heart
TTCRD-ATG
inky chicks-hearts
lemon shortbread-ATG
deep ocean-hearts
crafty creations-hearts
Pennys challenges-fave colour and embellishments/pink/die-cuts/pearls
creative moments-ATG
the sisterhood of crafters-warm thoughts--------------TOP 3
inky impressions-hearts
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafting with dragonflies-ATG
double D-pink hearts
I love promarkers-Bingo/die-cuts/free/pearls
as you like it-fave shape/fold-stepper card-love the different levels to add embellishments and dimension
Beccys place-ATG
scribbles designs-have a heart
Thanks for dropping by and hope you can join us and check out the DT cards and blogs if you need any inspiration
Carol x x

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Aaahhrrgg Christmas!!!

Morning everyone and hope you are all well-we have a new challenge starting today at Create And Inspire and we are sponsored by
Delicious Doodles and I chose the beautiful image "Frozen Fountain" and thought it would make an ideal Christmas card,no need for colouring just added glamour dust,matted and layered on black cardstock and silver mirri board,stamped sentiment from Penny Black,cardstock from Papermill Direct.
challenges-
Jades sparkling butterflies-ATG
Fussy and fancy-monochrome
creative fingers-ATG
allsorts-CAS
catch the bug-ATG
craft your passion-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
crafters cafe blog-monochromatic
lemon shortbread-ATG
crafting musketeers-monochrome
Beccys place-ATG
scrappers delights-ATG
Thank you for stopping by and hope you can join us
Carol x x

Monday, 8 February 2016

Hugs and Kisses

I made this wedding card for a commission and can now blog it,the image is from ADFD "You May Kiss The Bride" coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,dies from Tattered Lace and Memory Box,EF is Ditsy Dots from Tattered Lace,hearts,pearls,seam binding and B.paper from stash.
challenges-
Creative inspirations-hugs and kisses
crafty creations-hearts
Pennys challenges-ATG
creative moments-ATG/Love/Romance
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafting for all seasons-love is in the air
polka doodle-love and romance
ADFD-All my love
corrosive challenges-love/love/love
incy wincy-love is in the air---------WINNER
great impressions-let's celebrate
unicorn challenge-lots of love
pearly sparkles-love and pearls
paper creator-must be love
whoopsi daisy-handcoloured image and love
inky chicks-love and/or hearts
crafters cafe blog-monochromatic
lemon shortbread-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol xx

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Tim Holtz -Time

Time for play with my newest stamp-Tim Holtz Time plus Tim Holtz dies,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.paper and fibres from stash.I stamped the image onto a Brushos background and sprayed with Mica spray and watered down acrylic paint.
challenges-
Left of center-ATG--------TOP PICK
simply create too-something new(stamp)
MFP stampshop-ATG
crafty friends-animals/birds
Suzy bee-ATG with an animal----TOP 3
we love to create-anything creative/mixed media(brushos)-----TOP 3
open-minded-crafting-fun-something new-stamp
craft your passion-ATG
a bit more time to craft-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
Forever dark 2-Feb Chall-ATG----------DT Favourite
fab'n'funky-all creatures great and small
Pennys challenges-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
Beccys place-ATG
crafts galore encore-use a stamp/digi
country view -make your own background
the sisters of craft-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Monday, 1 February 2016

Pirate Andy

Morning and my 4th and last DT card for today which is for CCC Digi Creations and ATG-we are sponsored by Digi Stamps4 joy and Pink Gem DEsigns and I used the pre-coloured image "Pirate Andy" cardstock from Papermill Direct,all papers/waves die/metal brad with HOTP rub on/buttons from stash,map hand drawn by son lol.
challenges-
creative card crew-ATG
cardz4guyz-spots and/or stripes
creative inspirations-ATG
the male room-Babies and little boys
inspiration destination-ATG
as you like it- fave one or multi layer/multi layer everytime time love to add dies/brads buttons/ribbons suitable for male and female
QKR Stampede-one for the kids
crafty catz-kids
Brown sugar-ATG
MFP stampshop-ATG
Suzy bee-ATG with an animal
that craft place-ATG
cropstop-ATG
Well that's it for today sooo thank you for any comments you wish to leave and hope you can join us
Carol x x

Fashionable Feather

Morning again and back hopefully with my third card which is for Crafting From The Heart and our ATG challenge sponsored by ADFD and I used the beautiful image "Fashionable Feather" coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,embossed background,pearls,feather and liquid pearls from stash.There were two feathers but one completely disappeared as I was colouring image ???
challenges-
creative card crew-ATG
passion for promarkers-ATG
creative inspirations-ATG
I love promarkers-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
the crafty addicts-ATG/elegant
as you like it-fave one or multi layer/multi layer to add embellishments and dimension
cute card Thursday-ladies only
Julia Spiri-ATG
craft rocket-CAS
creative fingers-ATG
Brown sugar-ATG
MFP stampshop-ATG
pile it on-black/white /pop of colour
that craft place-ATG
cropstop-ATG
Hope you can join us and thank you for taking the time to drop by
Carol x x

New Home Card

Morning and February? this is my 2nd card hopefully for Our Crafty Corner and our sponsor is My Stitch back In Twine and I used the image Whimsy Houses,coloured with promarkers,oddment of paper,key,cloud and fence die from stash,and brick EF from Creative Expressions,cardstock from Papermill Direct.
challenges-
creative inspirations-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
MFP stampshop-ATG
that craft place-ATG
Bunny Zoes-hearts
Thank you for calling and hope you can check out our challenge and the DT cards and blogs
Carol x x

Mom/Mother Mum-Tag

Morning everyone -February already ???and I have four DT cards today well three cards and this tag lol.Where The Heart Is challenge is Love and our sponsors are Di's Digi Designs and Bugaboo whose "Mom Heart" image I used and made a tag,I just distress inked the edges,cardstock from Papermill Direct,paper oddments/heart charm/dewdrops/seambinding/button and rose trim from stash,doily from The Works.
challenges-
TTCRD-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
creative inspirations-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
aud sentiments-ATG
4 crafty chicks-anything but a card
Jade's sparkling butterflies-ATG/add a tag(made a tag)
Morgans artworld-add ribbon
MFP stampshop-ATG
Bunny Zoes-hearts
not just cards-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and all your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x