Friday, 21 April 2017

Birthday wishes

Hey there.....hows things in blog land 
Thanks for stopping by today....
Today i am sharing a  children's card which i have made for my granddaughter who will be 3, yeah you guessed ..hard to believe doesn't seem like 3 years since she was just a little new baby!!
The card is also DT card for CRAFTY CATZ 
which has a theme of
ANYTHING GOES with optional twist 

so I've added three little images from our sponsor which is 
these little images are available in many different characters perfect for young and old alike
why not pop on over and see what the fab DT have been up to
Have a lovely weekend peeps
take care
x Carol x 

Thursday, 20 April 2017

A little bit of gingham

Hello there today its my turn to share with you a creation using some ribbon from the lovely 
I have used te adorable pink gingham, so fresh looking dont you think available in a few widths 
The image is from one of those little books, so handy to have around.
the white card has been embossed with a folder from crafters companion, not very noticable on photo sorry,.flowers from stash   
thanks for your visit 
x Carol x

Monday, 17 April 2017

Everlasting flowers

Happy Easter peeps
Today i'm sharing a book fold, i have used the gorgeous sheer organza  ribbon from CRAFTY RIBBONS here this is available in many colours, i'v also added some hessian round there too, with some buttons for embellishments on the flowers. 
I have made the folded flowers out of a book also  

this is a very relaxing hobby if you've never tried it, its a must do 
thanks for stopping by and don't eat all those chocolate eggs at once 
x Carol x  

Friday, 14 April 2017

DT card for Crafty Ctaz

Morning friends in blog land, are you ready for the weekend....
hope the weather is nice!!
Today I'm sharing my DT creation for CRAFTY CATZ
our theme this week is ANYTHING GOES with optional twist of ANIMAL

Our sponsor this week is the lovely Crafty Sentiments
I got to play with this fab cute image called 
Stanley Heart balloons available from the store.
I have embossed my background  before adding die cut backing papers
and image 
The flowers are stamped and cut out, used brads for centre 's not used them for long time.
Have a lovely weekend
everyone, stay safe.
adding my card too 
crafting with attitude ....anyting goes
crafty girls creations...anything goes 
crafty creations....anything goes
crafting by design....girls or flowers
x Carol x

Friday, 7 April 2017

DT card for Crafty Catz

Hello again, wow April already where does it go to i wonder....
well today i am sharing my creation for CRAFTY CATZ 
Our theme is ANYTHING GOES but our twist is EASTER
and as you can see i have used this cute bunny image from polkadoodles
My flowers were stamped then die cut out and the BP is an old one from many years must have been rummaging in amongst my backing papers!! as you do
Our sponsor this week was suppose to be  the lovely  Sami stamps but they no longer doing this so i have added a little gift on their for you, make sure you pop on over and check it out.
Have a lovely weekend all
x Carol x

Friday, 31 March 2017

DT card Crafty Catz challenge

Good morning my lovelies....
Hope everyone is well, me I'm not too good!!
but hey ho such is life.
Today i have scheduled my post for Crafty Catz as we have a new challenge starting today
You will have noticed it is always an ANYTHING GOES with a TWIST 
our twist this week is 
mine is the little charms next to the ribbon.
I got to use this fab funny image from our sponsor 

thanks for stopping by today much appreciated
x Carol x
added my card too
Crafting with friends...Anything goes
Polkadoodles...Anything goes
Simply create too...use Green
Simply papercraft...Anything goes 

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

By the Sea Ribbon range

Morning friends today I'm sharing with you a card using the fabulous Lighthouse ribbons available from HERE and also the seagull ribbon which you will find HERE 
These are part of a new By the sea range from Crafty Ribbons 
ideal for all your male cards !! which we hate to
I have used a standard  A5 card and cut a little off the front so that the ribbon down the side  on the inside can be seen 
thanks for your visit 
take care
x carol x

Friday, 10 March 2017

Crafty Catz new challenge day

Morning friends, today i am sharing with you my latest DT card for CRAFTY CATZ,
Our theme is as usual ANYTHING GOES but there is a Twist if you fancy taking part ...
use mostly green 
I am not a green fan really
so i struggled a little with this one 

I have used a stamp for my flowers ...ooh actually i meant to add something in the middle of my flowers oh dear ! back to the craft room i must go 
Image is an old one from Crafters companion
corner dies are Tonic
papers are from the works  
Thanks for your visit today, much appreciated as always
take care have a lovely weekend 
x Carol x 

Saturday, 4 March 2017

Minnie Mouse creation

Good Morning friends in blog land, Today i am sharing a creation i  made with the fabulous stamped  image of Minnie Mouse, just perfect for little girls...the stamp set comes with stamps for the little bag and the initials. I bought this a little while back from the range.
I have used the fabulous ribbon from Crafty Ribbons and if you want to check out the other colours available you can find them HERE.
The number 2 is attached to ascertate so gives a little bit of a floating in the air adding more dimension to the card. 
Thanks again for your visit, very much appreciates
x Carol x

Friday, 3 March 2017

Crafty Catz challenge ATG

Morning Friend's I'm sharing my card i made for a mam to be. this image is just perfect!!
and great for baby shower as there is not many cards around yet in the shops for this event
This is also my creation for our challenge at CRAFTY CATZ this week as it is an anything goes challenge with a theme twist of add a Doilie if you would like

Our wonderful sponsor is ADFD
Flowers and ribbon from stash, papers are from paper pad which i bought from  the works a little while back.

thanks for stopping by today, take care and stay safe friends
adding my card too
Crafty Girls creations....Anything goes
Crafting with Attitude....Anything goes
In the Pink......For special lady
Crafting by Design...Anything goes
Crafty Gals corner....Add ribbon
x Carol x

Friday, 24 February 2017

Think Spring

Hello well we are nearly into March and the light nights are creeping back in thank the lord..... great coming out of work on a night and it still been light ..whoooo
The Birds singing in the morning, my bulbs in the garden growing through nicely,  spring is on its way.
Sometimes i think people don't stop and enjoy their life as much as they should, been a little philosophic today, only when you know someone and their life is gone in an instant at the age of 24 you start to think a little more !!   don't put off today coz tomorrow may never come....

Sorry that's my little sad thought over with, 
OK now onto my card I'm sharing with you today for our CRAFTY CATZ challenge
Our theme this week is ANYTHING GOES but our twist is SPRING.
We  got to play with some fab images from our sponsor 
I used my corner dies from Tonic to create my card
and added a lovely organza ribbon from my stash

  Thanks for your visit today
Have a lovely safe weekend 
x Carol x

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Poppy Heart

Happy Sunday morning 
Today i am sharing my little poppy heart with you. I have not used my little sewing machine for years now but i decided to get it back out of its box and sew something!!
This is what i ended up with lol...its not perfect by any means but it doesn't look to bad don't you think > 
I used the fab new poppy ribbon available at CRAFTY RIBBONS 
added buttons from stash
thanks for stopping by today 
x Carol x

Friday, 17 February 2017

New challenge at Crafty catz

Hello friends...Today as usual on a Friday we start a new challenge over on the CRAFTY CATZ blog
Our theme this week is ANYTHING GOES but the twist is  OCCUPATIONS
and as you can see I'm using the Chef image from our lovely sponsor 
My card is a simple one this week...
with just an added little  message.
Die cut corners and added ribbon on the tag.
Thanks for stopping by today
Take care and have a lovely weekend
x Carol x

Friday, 10 February 2017

Anything goes at Crafty Catz

Good morning blog land friends 
ooh we have some snow up here in the North East this morning and bitter cold,
need to wear my woolie  hat to walk our pet Neo! 
Today i am sharing my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ 
The team got to lay with some fabulous images from our sponsor 

Our theme this week is 
ANYTHING GOES with a twist if you want to make it a little more interesting
use 3 Design Papers

flowers from stash and lace bow is made using lace from Crafty Ribbons 
would love to see your creations over on the blog this week 
thanks for your visit
take care
x carol x

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

By the sea side by the sea...

Hello again...I'm back to share with you some Inspiration on the CRAFTY RIBBONS INSPIRATION BLOG and also on the Crafty Ribbon Face book page. if you didn't already know we have  some challenges on the face book page now,why not take a peek, you can still enter and win a Prize !!
Today i have used some new ribbons which have not long been released the are the nautical theme  by the sea and can be found HERE 
wonderful for the male cards don't you think? 
we have lots of new ribbons available for you to check out ...
why not pop on over 
thanks for your visit 
x Carol x 

Friday, 27 January 2017

CAS for me for our Anything goes at Crafty Catz

Hello there ...Hows your week going?
mine has gone really slow but on the plus side i have nearly made all my sons wedding invites which i wanted to have done by the end of this month and thankfully I'm nearly
Today i am sharing my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ 
Our theme as usual is ANYTHING GOES but the TWIST is 
a ladies card..... 

This card is so different for me,  very CAS should i say ...
Our sponsor this week is 
                                                                   Sasayaki glitter
Sasayaki Glitter

Do hope you can play along with us ...why not pop on over and take a peek at the other DT makes Have a good weekend
Craft Rocket challenges ....Add a bow
Crafting with attitude...Anything goes
Moving along with the times....Swirls or curls
Perfectly created chaoes......Black white and 1 other colour 
x Carol x

Monday, 23 January 2017

Dots and spots

Hi there...well I'm here today to share some Inspiration using some ribbon available from Crafty ribbon. I made this card  using a download from Crafts u print, they have some fab cards on their site, Great if you looking for something in particular

I have used this fab Dottie ribbon from CRAFTY RIBBONS
you can find them in  many colours, these ribbons go with almost anything so a good ribbon to have a round  
You can find lots more Inspiration over on our Crafty Ribbon Inspiration blog where we the Design Team get to share our ideas using the fabulous Crafty Ribbons.
thanks for your visit today
adding my card too
Craft your passion....Anything goes 
x Carol x

Friday, 20 January 2017

Going all purple

Hello and HAPPY FRIDAY.....
Hope you are all ok out there in blogland !! 
Today i am sharing my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ 

Our theme is  ANYTHING GOES but the twist is use all the same colour just different shades 
my ribbon looks a bit more like blue than purple but i assure you it is 
The image is a wooden stamp image.yes they still do exist in my craft room tehe

Our sponsor this week is 
with a lovely prize 
Prize is 3 digital images 

thanks for stopping by today 
Have a lovely weekend
x Carol x

Saturday, 14 January 2017

Dawg gone cutie !!

Good Morning friends ...Today its my turn to share with you some Inspiration using Crafty Ribbons product,  Today i have used two lots of Bias Binding ribbon available HERE for the gingham and stripe and HERE for the plain. also the buttons can be found HERE  
The die cut edges is from crafters companion, not sure if these are available to buy alone as they were in my fab Christmas gift from my lovely hubby it was a bundle in with the die cutting machine.

I thought this lovely Scottie dog image goes so well with these ribbons and papers 
Have a lovely day and thanks for stopping by
Crafting with friends.....Anything goes
Creative corner...Anything goes
Patties creations.....Animal image
Cute card Thursday...Buttons
x Carol x

Friday, 13 January 2017

Butterfly needed

Hello again ..hope everyone is keeping warm, its so cold and windy up here in the North East, some people may even have that white stuff, which always looks nice when you looking out but not when you have to drive or walk in it. 
So today its another new challenge day over at CRAFTY CATZ
We have a fab sponsor again this week 
Sami Stamps will provide a 12$ gift VOUCHER to the shop at (that's equal to 3 images of  choice) to the winner. 

We all got to play with some fab images, 
Our theme is 
this image i used lends itself to being a good one for a sympathy card its nice to have an image like this in your collection.
thanks for stopping by again today, i love reading your comments
stay safe and warm  
x Carol x

Friday, 6 January 2017

Anything goes at Crafty Catz

Hello  and HAPPY NEW YEAR to all my followers I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New year and i also hoe the year ahead is good for you.
Today i am posting my DT creation for CRAFTY CATZ
Our theme is ANYTHING GOES with a twist add RIBBON
My calender box started out like this 

a bit dull and plain i thought, so took this opportunity to zazz it up a bit and i actually had time to play, i don't normally  
Used this gorgeous ribbon(Bias Binding) from Crafty ribbon who are our wonderful sponsors this week. 

Die cut some flowers with my new christmas present from my lovely hubby
A Gemini cutting machine, ooh no more handle turning which will help me loads. 
Hope you can join in with us, the girls have made some fab creations too, why not take a look.
Thanks for stopping by
adding my creation too
Brown sugar challenges....Anything goes
Creative corner.....Anything goes
Really reasonable ribbon......Anything goes 
Creative knockouts.....Anything goes
x Carol x  

Thursday, 5 January 2017

How about this ??

Over at Crafty Ribbons  we have a fab voucher up for the taking
why not take a look 
x Carol x