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Sunday, 28 June 2015

All Tied Up

I can't believe it is almost a week since I last blogged!!!So here is a new card using the image and tie border image "All Tied Up" from QKR Stampede,coloured with promarkers,papers/buttons and dies from stash,sentiment was from a craft mag freebie set.
challenges-
crazy challenge-spots/stripes
ooh-la-la-creations-happy birthday
papertake weekly-trio tastic/buttons
TTCRD-ATG
cardz4guyz-use a die or punch
lil red wagon-cute as a button
Simon says-ATG
Pennys challenges- ATG
inky impressions-embellish it
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafty gals-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
cute card Thursday-spots and/or stripes
creative fingers-ATG
left of center-ink it up
Patties creations-Fathers day
come and get it-cute cards
Memas crafts-ATG/male
Bunny Zoes-furry friends
scrappers delights-ATG
Thanks for dropping by and all your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Monday, 22 June 2015

Fancy a Blog Hop

Morning again and I am back with my second and last card today,and we are having a blog hop over at crafting from the heart.
You should of arrived here from ISOBEL
we are sponsored by Dr Digi,Delicious Doodles and Sassy Studios whose image I used "Bubble bath Sassy" coloured with promarkers and Ranger liquid pearls for the bubbles,the background is card covered in gesso then kitchen roll(thought the pattern looked like tiles) and more gesso,then I embossed more card with brick EF and lightly inked with pale grey ink pad,added hessian and cheesecloth strip,dewdrops are from stash and all cardstock from Papermill Direct.
The next lady to visit is DT members name (link to their blog)
Here is the list of DT members that are taking part incase you get lost on the way.
FIONA
SUSAN
SUE
KANDIS
CARLA
EEMELI
HELEN
HEATHER
SANDY
ISOBEL
CAROL---you are here
LISA
Happy hopping.
challenges-
papertake weekly-oh so pretty
crafty creations-embossing
Pennys challenges-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
Sassy studio-your hearts desire(ATG)
creative fingers-ATG
creative corner-bling
catch the bug-bingo/3-D object/free choice/emboss
corrosive challenges-sparkle
scribble and scrap-final challenge
that craft place-layers
love to create-Anything mixed media
the sisters of craft-ATG
scrappers delight-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and all your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Keep calm and Journal

Morning everyone and I have two cards to post today -the first one is for a new challenge at Artistic Inspirations which is ATG,we are sponsored by Oddball Art and I have use the fabulous image "Kawaii Girl Artist Poet Journalist Exraordinaire"coloured with promarkers and added glossy accents,vintage typewriter die from TH,postcards cut from Docraft papers,I made the background by coating card in gesso then while still wet covering in crumpled tissue paper,another coat of gesso and leave to dry,then sprayed with my sprays which still actually work mica and picket fence spray then distressed the edges with walnut stain.
challenges-
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
fussy and fancy-distressed
creative fingers-ATG
scribble and scrap-final challenge
that craft place-layers
love to create-anything mixed media/creative
paper creator-ATG
eclectic ellapu-ATG
scrappers delights-ATG
Hope to see you there and thank you for calling all your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Sunday, 21 June 2015

Sounds/sights/tastes of Summer

Morning everyone and hope you are having warmer weather than us!It's time for another challenge at 613 Avenue Create which is "sights/sounds/tates of Summer" and our sposors are Lacy Sunshine,Di's Digi Stamps and Zuri Artsy Craftys whos eimage I used "Antonella" coloured with promarkers,B.papers from Docrafts and stash,cardstock from papermill Direct,ribbon from Hobbycraft and Tattered Lace flower die.
I used Children/flip flops/flowers/butterfly and bird on B.paper.
challenges-
The shabby tea room-sweet Summer
ooh-la-la-here comes Summer
craft your passion-ATG
papertake weekly-ohh so pretty
the paper shelter-make it digital
Pennys challenges-ATG
crafters cafe blog-at the movies(Don't eat the daisies-Doris Day)
inky impressions-Summertime
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
sassy studio-your hearts desire/ATG
MAWTT-song lyrics-Don't eat the daisies
really reasonable ribbon-sizzling Summer colours
Fairytale challenge-flip flops
left of center-Ribbon/twine/fibres
Di's digi designs-Summer fun
pink gem-Summertime
crafts galore-ATG
paper creator-ATG
whoopsi daisy-Summer fun
scrappers delight-ATG
Thanks for calling and all your comments are much appreciated
see you tomorrow
Carol x x

Saturday, 20 June 2015

Vintage Christmas

Morning and hope you are all well,we have a new challenge at Open-Minded Crafting Fun which is is "Vintage"hope you can join us.Sponsors are Fairy Tangles,The Art of Ronnie Barton,Fantasy Art of Nikki Burnette and Lemon Shortbread whose beautiful image I used "Winter Muff Shoujo,coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,papers from stash and die-cut icicles from sparkly paper from stash.
challenges-
craft your passion-ATG
papertake weekly-ohh so pretty
lil red wagon-stitching
Pennys challenges-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
Sassy studio-your hearts desire(ATG)
creative fingers-ATG
simply create too-old/vintage/shabby chic
Natalie and Amy-Christmas
crafts galore-ATG
paper creator-ATG
Sparkles monthly-Vintage/shabby chic
lets craft and create-add some sparkle
scrappers delight -ATG
Thanks for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
see you tomorrow
Carol x x

Friday, 19 June 2015

Georgie Giraffe

Morning everyone and we have a new challenge at Simply Papercrafts which is everyones favourite da da da da ---ATG lol,our sponsor is Lacy Sunshine and I have used the beautiful image Georgie Giraffe 1,coloured with promarkers and added glossy accents,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.paper/ribbon/buttons dewdrops and dies from stash.
challenges-
ribbon girls-ATG /masculine
Lacy Sunshine-wild about you
love to scrap-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-Buttons
die cuttin divas-masculine
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafting for all seasons-it's a boy thing
left of center-ribbon/twine/fibres
Brown sugar-monochromatic
whimsy inspires-ribbon/lace/twine
deep ocean-monochrome
Thank you for calling and hopefully will get round your blogs tonight but had a couple of manic days so please bear with me I am not ignoring you
Carol x x

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Two Bugaboo Images

Morning everyone and what a gorgeous day we had yesterday and hope it stays fine today as it's grandaughters sports day Ellie this morning and Holly this after-noon so fingers crossed.This is my second post today and have a new challenge today at Create and Inspire which is "Colours of your Countrys Flag" so mine is red/white/blue and I have made two cards.Our sponsors are SLS Lines and Bugaboo,I used Clydes Spring and Best Friends both from Bugaboo,coloured with promarkers and added glossy accents,the B.paper on the friends card is from Docrafts,and the Union Jack flag is a recycled label,all cardstock is from Papermill Direct and the buttons,pearls and liquid pearls from stash.
challenges-
creative fingers-ATG
Fairytale challenge-childrens birthday
chocolate coffee cards-pearls
pink gem-something blue
corrosive challenges-pile it on
ooh-la-la-here comes Summer
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
inky chicks-butterflies
digi choosday-buttons
stamping sensations-dies/punches
eclectic ellapu-ATG
buckwells crafty challenge-things with wings
one sweet challenge-dies and/or punches
scrappers delight-ATG
Lacy sunshine-wild about you
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafty gals-red/white/blue
Hope you find the time to join us and I will be catching up with all your blogs later today
any comments you wish to leave are much appreciated
Carol x x

Martini Pin-up and GDT spot

Morning my card today is for a GDT spot at 3 Girl Jam, and I have used the image "Martini Pin Up" image from Sassy Studio Designs,coloured with promarkers and added glossy accents,cradstock from Papermill Direct,Sizzix die,B.paper/pearls and seam binding from stash.
challenges-
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
chocolate coffee cards-pearls
scribble and scrap crafts-ATG
that craft place-ATG
the sisters of craft-ATG
eclectic ellapu-ATG
scrappers delight-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
fab'n'funky-gorgeous girls
the paper shelter-make it digital
crafters cafe blog-at the movies/cocktail
Deep ocean-monochrome
That's it for today and hope you can join us and check out the DT cards and blogs
All your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Monday, 15 June 2015

Mmmmm Ice-cream

morning and I am back with my second post and great news that I was asked by Eileen if I would like to join the DT at CCC Digi Creations and I was delighted to say yes-it is a big ego boost to be asked without actually applying -thank you Eileen.The challenge is "Not quite straight" and as the sponsor is Bugaboo Images I chose the image "Ice-Cream",coloured with promarkers,so chose ice-cream colours,papers from Docrafts and ribbon/twine and dewdrops from stash.
challenges-
everybody art-card for a girl
Pennys challenges-use your fave embellishments/ribbon/twine/dewdrops
crafters cafe blog-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
4 crafty chicks-polka dots
crafty ribbons-rainbow with ribbons
in the pink-Summer
addicted-to-stamps-Summer colours
corrosive challenges -pile it on
scribble and scrap crafts-ATG
that craft place-ATG
crafts galore-ATG
The shabby tea room-sweet Summer
ooh-la-la-here comes Summer
Hope you will join us in the challenge and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol x x

Marie Antoinette and Cupcakes

Morning everyone hope you are all keeping warm we have had a cold and wet weekend starting with torrential rain the whole of Friday night and most of Saturday -and this is Summer?This is my first post of three today and my first one is for the new challenge at Crafty Girlz which is "Colours of your Countrys Flag" and our sponsor is SLS Lines. I chose the image Marie Antoinette coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,Spellbinders and Tattered Lace dies,papers and liquid pearls from stash.
challenges-
TTCRD-ATG
Tuesday throwdown-frame it
everybody art-card for a girl
I love promarkers-ATG
Pennys challenges-favourite embellishments/die-cuts/liquid pearls
crafters cafe blog-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
Di's digi designs-use die-cuts
corrosive challenges-pile it on
scribble and scrap crafts-ATG
ladybug crafts-use your dies
Stamping sensations-dies/punches
one sweet challenge-dies and/or punches
Thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated and hope you will join us this week
Carol x x

Sunday, 14 June 2015

Fathers Day

Unfortunately my Dad is no longer with us but have been asked for a few Fathers Day cards and this is one of the first few.--image is coloured with promarkers and cut out,cardstock from papermill Direct,B.paper I cut into strips/distressed and inked the edges with ditress ink,the ruler is cut fronm Tim Holtz papers and sentiment is computer generated.
challenges-
craft your passion-ATG
crafty boots-Fathers day
love to scrap-male
digi sketch(t)-all about men
papertake weekly-for the boys
crafty sentiments-for a man
TTCRD-ATG
passion for promarkers-masculine
digi choosday-Fathers Day
I love promarkers-ATG
creative moments-ATG/Fathers Day
word art WEdnesday-ATG
Memas crafts-ATG/Male
eclectic ellapu-ATG
Patties creations-Fathers day
scrappers delight-ATG
OSAAT-ATG
Thanks for dropping by and any comments are much appreciated
see you tomorrow with news
Carol x x

Monday, 8 June 2015

Sunflowers and Lace

Morning and hope you are all well and had a good weekend.We have a new challenge at Crafting From the Heart which is ATG-now admit it that is your favourite right?We are sponsored by DeeDee Digis and Just Inklined whose image I used "Sunflowers" which I printedtwice and decopaged the flower heads,coloured with promarkers,cardstock from papermill Direct,EF from Crafters Companion,paper-Vintage Floral from Craftwork Cards,the lace was part of a prize from live and love Crafts,and assorted flowers made with dies and punches.
challenges-
digi choosday-use kraft
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
as you like it-fave flower I like all flowers but love the bright cheerfullness of sunflowers
cute card Thursday-Summer colours
Petal lu-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
left of center-for the girls
Dis digi designs-use die-cuts
addicted to stamps-Summer colours
OSAAT-flowers
scribble and scrap crafts-ATG
that craft place-ATG
crafting musketeers-colours of Summer
ladybug crafts-use dies
country view-shabby chic?
one sweet challenge-dies and/or punches
ooh-la-la-here comes Summer
Do hope you can join us and thank you for dropping by-all comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Sunday, 7 June 2015

Best Friends Day

Morning everyone and did you have that wind yesterday?We have a new challenge at 613 Avenue Create and as it's Best Friends Day on 8th June we are asking you to make something for your BFF.We are sponsored by Flat Friends Boutique,The Cutting cafe and Stamplorations whose image I used-Butterflies,coloured with April Showers promarker,the background stamp is my new Indigo Blu Ink Splat Butterfly and decided to keep it CAS.
challenges-
papertake weekly-ATG
fan-tastic Tuesday-ATG/one layer-----WINNER
creative inspirations-for a friend
crafty creations-all creatures great and small
Pennys challenges-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
creatalicious-butterflies
catch the bug-ATG
scribbles deigns-B-is for butterflies------TOP SCRIBBLER
Eclectic ellapu-ATG
Buckwells challenge-things with wings
scrappers delight-ATG
Hope you can join us and make something for your Best Friend
Carol x x

Saturday, 6 June 2015

Pigging out

Morning everyone and hope you all have a good weekend,we have a new challenge starting today at Open-Minded Crafting Fun which is Doodle-not as difficult as it sounds lol.Our sponsors are Crafty Sentiments,Oddball Art,Scribbles Designs and Gerda Steiner Designs whose image I used-"Pig Out on Your Birthday",coloured with promarkers and glossy accents on balloons,doodled round edges,oddments of paper,and dies from stash,cardstock from Papermill Direct,sentiment stamp free with craft mag.
challenges-
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-male?
papertake weekly-ATG
passion for promarkers-colours of country flag/red/white/blue
clear it out-ATG
crafty creations-all creatures great and small
fab'n'funky-check it out
the paper shelter-make it colourful
Pennys challenges-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
MAWTT-birthday cards
cute card Thursday-Summer colours
aud sentiments-Bingo/die-cut/digi/markers
Fairytale-challenge-childrens birthdays
brown sugar-ATG
crafts 4 eternity-birthdays
scribbles designs-B for balloons/blue/banners
eclectic ellapu-ATG
Hope to see you join us
Carol x x

Friday, 5 June 2015

Flowers,flowers and more flowers

We have a new challenge today at Simply Papercrafts which is the all time favourite ATG-we are sponsored by Rosey Hearts and The Stamping Boutique whose image I used "Daisy Rope",coloured with promarkers,I made the background with gesso covered tissue paper,stamped onto,the greenery and rolled rose were all made using my new dies,all the flowers were made with my dies,dewdrops/cheescloth and ribbon from stash.I also made a pizza style box and decorated the top.
challenges-
catch the bug-cannister,2-image/ribbon/flowers
OSAAT-ATG with flowers
Robyns Fetish- make your own flowers
that craft place-shabby chic
love to create-anything mixed media/creative
come and get it-distress it
the shabby tea room-in my garden-------------HONOURABLE MENTION
crazy challenge-ribbon or lace
craft your passion-ATG
not just cards-ATG
papertake weekly-ATG
everybody art-green/pink
Pennys challenges-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
as you like it-fave flower and why//I love all flowers from the simple daisy to more elaborate roses (feel free to delete if not suitable)
Petal lu-ATG
aud sentiments-ribbon/flowers/markers
creative fingers-ATG
left of center-for the girls
Brown sugar-ATG
ladybug crafts-use your dies
country view-shabby chic
Eclectic ellapu-ATG
Dis digi designs-use die-cuts
Hope you can join us and check out the DT cards and blogs
See you tomorrow
Carol x x

Thursday, 4 June 2015

Reach for the Stars

We have a new challenge at Crafting With an Attitude which is ATG-everyones favourite lol-Erin is also running a DT call.Our sponsor is Poppyseed Graphics and I used the beautiful image "Reach For the Stars" coloured with promarkers cardstock from Papermill Direct,the background is an actual astronomy picture downloaded from the Hubblesite.Now this is finished -although I love the beautiful image I am not happy with the stars and not completely sure about the die-cut frame.
challenges-
craft your passion-ATG
not just cards-ATG
papertake weekly-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
clear it out-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG
Buckwells-things with wings
dream valley-ATG
whimsy inspires-anything but square
Thanks for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Creepy Cute Butterhearts

Morning and hope you are all well,we have a new challenge at Create and Inspire which is ATG,our sponsor is Creepy Cute and I chose the image "Butterhearts2,coloured with promarkers,oddments of paper/twine from stash,cardstock from Papermill Direct,wooden heart from a pack I won from Live and Love Crafts.
challenges-
crafty cardmakers-stitching
papertake weekly-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
clear it out-ATG
the sisters of craft-ATG
Dream valley-ATG

Thanks for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
see you at the challenge
Carol x x

Monday, 1 June 2015

Say Cheese and Smile

Morning everyone and can you believe it's June already and yesterday was raining,blowing and cold!!!Welcome to my new follower Jacee.My card today is a GDT card for Creative Ladybirds where the challenge is ATG and as the sponsor is Deedee's Digis I have used the image and sentiments"Picture Perfect,coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct and all oddments of paper from stash.
challenges-
Tuesday throwdown-ATG
everybody art-sketch/rotated----WINNER
Simon says-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG
crafters cafe blog-one for the boys?
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
C.R.A.F.T-Fathers Day/Male?
Hope you can call and check out the DT cards and blogs
Thanks for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
See you tomorrow
Carol x x