Friday, 19 July 2013

DT card for Crafty Catz


Morning my blogging friends....how you're coping with the lovely weather, it's hot but its nice to actually have a summer again don't you think
My card is for the challenge which has started today, the theme  which we would love to see is 
Banners, Bunting.....or Pennants

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Our sponsor this week are
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we had some fab images to play with from Papershelter and this is one of them on my card..... 
Dont forget to pop on over and check out the rest f the DT samples for inspiration
Have a lovely weekend
x carol x

can you make flowers??

Hi blog land...wow i'ts hot...but lovely, would be better if we didn't have to go to work though..lol
Today brings a new challenge at TOTALLY PAPERCRAFTS and the theme this week is  
Make your own flowers. 


this my little attempt, punched flower shapes out six times, then wet and scrunched them up and used heat gun to dry them, inked the edges once all attached together with a brad.


the flowers along the bottom is ribbon from Crafty Ribbons, the image is a sarah kay image which i have had stamped for ages now....
Hope you can join in with us,Our sponsor this week is 


thanks for stopping by today, very much appreciated 
x carol x

Thursday, 18 July 2013

Very CAS for me!


Hi just me again with my DT card for CRAFTY RIBBONS ...our theme is CAS with a ribbon
Well this is mine very CAS for me.....
The ribbon is from here  which is actually bias binding.......added a bit of bling and stamped and embossed the flower, stamp is a  Chloe's stamp.
The prize is these gorgeous ribbons.....

Spring Ribbons - Tulip
(contents may vary)
Have a lovely day 
x carol x

aaah so wish it was my hols!!


Hello and Happy Thursday....i have a few posts this week so they will be kept short and sweet, just like me...lol
Today sees a new challenge starting at CRAFT the theme is an inspiration photo

Challenge 216, 18th of July 2013

now i have lost my mojo for this card, it's not been around all week, really struggling not in a craft mood at all. so ready for my hols i think, which are still a long way off! 
so this is my interpretation, went with the whole relax and colour thing. 


Used a Penny Black stamp which has never been inked up for ages, embossed the blue mirror card and added ribbon from stash, used a MS boarder punch and a little glitter on the flower.
The sponsors this week include

Crimson Cloud  
DigiDarla and Digital Stamp Club

Hope you can play along with us....
x carol x

Friday, 12 July 2013

Colour swatch time



Well you know by now what i think about Fridays.....whoooooo!!!
yep half day at work then off for the weekend. how super is that.
Here is my DT project for CRAFTY CATZ
Our theme this week has been chosen by our lovely Naomi, she would like you to get some inspiration from

this fab colour swatch.....
i have used this gorgeous image from our sponsor Pink Gem Designs

isn't she gorgeous.....
ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons, i have used my new swirl die which i love and been wanting for a while!
thanks for stopping by today, enjoy your weekend 
challenges which ihve entered my card into are....
Brown Sugar..shades of blue
Creative corner...anything goes
Sister act....anything goes
x carol x

Thursday, 11 July 2013

Christmas in July



Morning my blogging friends....It's Christmas in July over at CRAFT this week as we want to see your Christmas creations......well we are nearly half way there are we not!! lol
The image i have used is one from our sponsor Patties Creations called snow covered lamp post,

 i have added glitter on mine but it doesn't show up much on the photo

I have heat embossed my main card, then attached the image with a fine silver mirror card strip down the side with ribbon  from Crafty Ribbons.
Other sponsors this week include 
    

so why not take a peek at the rest of the DT samples and maybe you will find some Christmas inspiration
have a good day all
x carol

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Pretty ribbons all in a row!!

Hi there...well i have just added the details about this card totally forgot last night....so thankyou to my friends who left a sweet comment regarding it...
These are all ribbons available from Crafty Ribbons store...the colours  are gorgeous don't you think? 
I punched three heart shapes out of white card, and attached the ribbons on the back then mounted onto silver mirror card then onto my base card....pleased with the effect it has given ...
adding my card to these other challenges
Paper minutes....anything goes
Scrap creations......ribbons and bows
Thanks for stopping by 
x carol

Summer is the time for weddings



Hello and Happy Tuesday....
Its time to start a new challenge at BEARLY-MINE challenge blog and the theme this week is 
summer weddings!!


This is a bit different for me...for a wedding card, usually have a cute couple or Teddies on!!
I have used papers from Bearly Mine...simple dots and spring suprise.
spellbinders corner die, flowers from stash,
Hope you can play along with us...why not check out the other DT samples for some inspiration
enjoy your day....
adding my card to these other fab challenges...
craft room challenge.....vintage stamping
Papertake weekly..old, (stamps)new(leaves) borrowed or blue (my card)
Our Daily bread designs....love/anniversary/wedding
x carol


Friday, 5 July 2013

ooh to be young again!!


Hi there, well i don't know if i would want to be young again, coz then you have it all to do again...dont you!! Well here is my DT creation for CRAFTY CATZ.
This week our fab Aunty Sue has chosen our theme of 
CHILD'S PLAY 

We got to play with some gorgeous images from Redonkadoodles they have recently gone with a name change if you are wondering previous name was redonkulas
My image is called Karate kid, added buttons and ribbon from stash.
Do hope you will have time to pop on over to Crafty Catz for lots of inspiration, Anna has now joined us and Sassy is also back on board after not feeling her old self...lol well maybe i should miss out the old ..sssh don't tell her what  said!!
anyhow have a lovely day and enjoy the weekend when it comes 
thanks for your visit
huggles carol x

Oooh Boy!!



Hello again just another quick post to tell you about our new challenge starting at 
The theme this week has been chosen by me again and it is
Lets here it for the Boys...
Now i know i moan about doing male cards but i think these images make them much easier to get your head around....don't you think?
I have embossed this lovely blue coloured mirror card and just added some simple stripes of DP and few little buttons.

Now if you have a mo why not pop on over and get a little inspiration from the rest of the DT
we have a fab sponsor again this week 

 

Have a great weekend what ever your plans may be...
hugs carol x

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Dreaming of your special day!!


Morning my lovelies...is the weather been good ware you are...apparently we are in for a heat wave up north...lol i will believe that when i see it !!!
well my today's card is for CRAFT as we have our new challenge starting.
Here come the Bride/Weddings/Anniversary

I got to play with this lovely ADFD image from our sponsor called 
Dreaming of the Wedding Day...
The backing card is gorgeous card from Hunkydory and i ave added a lovely ribbons and gem available from Chloe's creations
Other sponsors this week include
  and 

     

There s lots of inspiration for you over at the Craft blog if you fancy a browse....Hope you can play along and have fun along the way......
Adding my card to these other challenges...
Paperminutes...die cuts
Papertake weekly...anything goes
Through the craft room door....always anything goes
Thanks for your visit today,take care
x Carol x



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