Sunday, 31 January 2010

Sketch saturday & Just magnolia Challenges



Hiya... well the sun is shining BUT we still have SNOW!! on the ground...does anyone else?


Now i thought i would try the fab sketch over at http://sketchsaturday.blogspot.com/ and i have also combined this one with http://justmagnolia.blogspot.com/ as there's is hearts and flowers and they have some fantastic flowers as the prize .Both challenges have some fantastic DT cards, why not have a peek.


This Tilda is one of my favorites,so because the sun was shining yesterday when i was making this, these colours came to mind something fresh and colourful, embellishments are all from stash, flowers, butterfly gems and heart ribbon brad .
Nice to see you again pop back soon...hugs carol

Friday, 29 January 2010

Crafty Catz DT card


Hi there, well it's Friday nearly the weekend......whooo i here you shout, but my weeks nearly over so no whoooo from me..lol .
It's new challenge time over at http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.com/ and Denise has decided to give us a sketch to play with
Why don't you pop over and have a browse and you can even combine it with other challenges in blog land.
We have also got GD spot for two weeks up for the prize, so go on what you waiting for.
I have used Popcorn bear, i have just been buying some new ones cause i thought i needed them...as you do, but i think i maybe need some more real soon.lol
papers are from craft CD and ribbon and brad are from my stash.
Thanks for visiting and for any coments you leave i'll be back soon i'm sure, hugs carol

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Yet another card this week!! on a role






Happy Thursday... Hello everyone how are we all doing, I'm still enjoying my week off, catching up on jobs which you never have time to do when juggling work, housework, been mum and wife..lol the list could go on and on.

This week i have had lots more time to have a look around blog land....WOW so many challenge blogs and great inspirations, i have combined loads of challenges, including this one today.


I started with the sketch from Mojo Monday and just added from there, Tuesday taggers has a theme Jigsaw pieces, well i have had a sizzix die for months now and never used it, so it came in handy today for this challenge. all the challenges are listed below.Why not hop over and join in with all the challenges, i think it makes it so simple to make a card this way, the decisions are all made for you!!

This is a whpper snapper stamp for the peeps who want to know; called Tuesday bathing beauty

Have a lovely day i will be back again tomorrow with my DT card for Craftycatz, the weeks do fly by. hugs carol


1. http://mojomonday.blogspot.com/ sketch


2.http://tuesdaytaggers.blogspot.com/ Jigsaw piece



3.http://stampchallenges.blogspot.com/ Funny something


4.http://aspoonfullofsugarchallenge.blogspot.com/ Freestyle

5.http://cinspirations.blogspot.com/ Feminine

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

Totally pink

Hello again...wow i am loving this free time, if only it would last..lol .Todays card is for three challenges. I have used my fav dottie paper, and Pb image. the sketch i used is sketch saturdays for this week.






well i'm off to find more challenges for a card tomorrow....whoooo
have a good day, hugs carol x




Sunday, 24 January 2010

A card for many challenges





Hiya.. HAPPY MONDAY, well i am off work this week so i might get a little bit me time....well maybe.lol This card i am adding today has been made for a lot of challenges in mind. I have used another popcorn bear stamp and papers again from a CD, will have to check out the name of it.



I have been having a good look around blog land and found lots of blogs with plenty challenges going on. I also discovered that Simon says stamp has also a DT spot going so fingers crossed, maybe lots more crossed too as there is loads of great crafters out there.



1. http://cinspirations.blogspot.com/ sketch

2http://creativecardcrew.blogspot.com/ punch it

3.http://aspoonfullofsugarchallenge.blogspot.com/ layers

4 http://pileitonchallenge.blogspot.com/ warm wishes

5 http://www.simonsaysstampschallenge.blogspot.com/ punch it and DT call

6http://craftyannschallengeblog.wordpress.com/ embossing (flower)

7http://www.practicalscrappers.com/ patterned paper

8http://craftycalendarchallenge.blogspot.com/ keeping warm (Colours & blanket)



ok i think thats it!!

thanks for stopping by again, your visits are appreciated very much. hugs carol x

Love theme challenge card



Goodmorning bloggers, it's a bit dull here in Durham but it is better than snow..lol


Thought i would make this card hopefully covering a few challenges on different blogs, Used this lovely sara kay's cute image, papers from a CD i have and made this 3d heart which i had just seen recently done on TV and in a mag. well you learn something new everyday they say!!
1. http://onestopcraftchallenge.blogspot.com/ love & kisses
2.http://craftycreationschallenges.blogspot.com/ love, valentine
3http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.com/ hearts & flowers
4. http://inkyimpressionschallenges.blogspot.com/2010/01/inky-impressions-challenge-28.html valentine

thanks for stopping by today, enjoy the rest of today, hugs carol

Friday, 22 January 2010

Crafty Catz challenge #15




Hiya....Not had much time to craft this week but i did manage to make my DT card for craftycatz, the theme this week is "LOVE" but you must have a heart or hearts somewhere on your card, so this image fit perfectly, but i have also added punched hearts and some gorgeous ribbons from crafty ribbons which has little white hearts attached to the ribbon, Paper is from CCSR , i don't know what i will do when i run out of this fab paper stack..lol


The prize this week is Popcorn bear stamp donated by me, so please pop by and join in the challenge. http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.com/
have fun and enjoy the coming weekend..hugs carol x

Friday, 15 January 2010







Hello ...glad to see all the snow is very nearly gone, well up here in the north east at least.



Just popped on to add my DT card for http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.com/2010/01/challenge-15-birthday-card.html which is a really fab challenge this week as everyone needs a Birthday card.



Mine is a special Birthday for a friend who is 30!! so i have made an easel card. I have used papers from CCSR, the images are also from the Claire curd range.



Hope you will join in this week as there is also a fab gift up for grabs for the winner.



thanks for stopping by hugs carol xx

Sunday, 10 January 2010

Allsorts challenge


Hi ....are we all keeping warm! i know one DC member Teresa has no heating poor lass, hope she gets it fixed soon.
well today i have just finished a card for http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.com/ this week its a sketch to try your hand at, i loved doing this one and i think i will be using it again. Papers are from CCSR and used the Daisy stamp she is so cute, one of my fav's,pop by the their blog and have a look at the DT inspiration they are lovely.
Now all wrap up warm. Enjoy the rest of today before work again tomorrow, hugs carol

Friday, 8 January 2010

Crafty Catz DT challenge card


Wow its been such a long time since last posted,Happy New Year to all, note to me must be a better blogger in this coming year!!Hope everyone had a lovely Xmas be it a quite one or busy one, as long as it was what you wanted.
Well this weeks challenge at
http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.com/ has been set by Kirsty and she has chosen "Bright and Sparkly" as the theme for this week, this leaves a load of scope for peeps to create with. I have used this lovely Tilda image and gone with glitter card for the sparkle bit and the colour Pink, Hope you will all join in this week to kick off our New Year.Hugs and hope everyone is keeping warm in this winter wonderland...x carol

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