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Tuesday, 22 April 2014

fancy folds at crafty sentiments

Good morning did you all have a good Easter did you eat too much chocolate. Well hope you all had a good time what ever you got up too.
Today sees a new challenge at CRAFTY SENTIMENTS  did you do our hop stunning creations by the team. I enjoyed it. So what are we challenging you to this week.
Our prize for the winner is this fabulous stamp
You can find it in the shop along with lots of cute stamps
Remember to read the rules so that you get more entries.
so now onto my card which is a Diamond fold. Havent done on of these for a few years but enjoyed making it although there is lots of cutting of DP

I have used Oh Lets Shop  coloured with my promarkers and DP is dovecraft very old pad, papermaina born to shop sentiment and also diecuts, gems and flowers from stash.
Stuck for inspiration pop along and checkout the team there is lots of folds over there.
Hope you like and hope to see you over at the challenge blog.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

Friday, 18 April 2014

Give Us A B

Hello yes me again this is my 3rd post this morning and no it is not Blockbusters with Bob. It is challenge time at CRAFTY CATZ and the lovely Anna's turn and she would like to see creations showing us lots of B's so that could be babies, buckles, butterflies, button, boys just a few to give you some ideas.
We have a new sponsor for this challenge that let us all pick our image how kind was that.

So now let me show you my card which I used an image called Flower Bath

I coloured the image with promarkers and the layout is from Sami challenge. chalked and distressed ink clouds and round the edge of the image, Ribbon, Mess, Anitas glue on the bubbles then glitter sprinkled, pearls memory box butterfly, papermania paper.
So my B's are Bath, Bubles, Butterfly, Bow
So hope you like and ifyou need more inspiration checkout the fab creations by the team and our mazing GDT Teresa
Off now to walk the dog
See you soon
Sami stamps - sketch
A vintage journey - spring flowers
chocolate coffee & cards - spring
craftitude - spring
crafty hands = anything goes
creative fingers - anything goes
polkadoodles - springtime
Savvy handmade cards- make believe
sister act cards - anything goes

Sketchie Time at Craft

Hi me again here with another card I made for the new CRAFT challenge which started yesterday.
This week we have a fab sketch for you to follow. I always love sketches if i am having a bad mojo moment. But either way i am sure you will love the challenge.

This weeks sponsors that also sent the team some fab image are
So hop over to the blog for details of prizes

So now onto my card which i have made with an image from QKR STAMPEDE 
image coloured with promarkers, quickutz die to mat image, lace doliy, gems from Meiflower, ribbon from stash. Sentiment is from papermania. Dp from stash.
The image made me smile the look on his face and think it makes a great stock card as it could be for eith a girl or boy.
Thanks for popping by and hope to see your name linked on the challenge
Have a great easter the sun is shining and i have some crafting to do and a little walk in the sun with the dog is in order.
Challenges i would like to enter this card into are
Crafty Ribbons - anything goes
southern girls -stripes
2 cute ink - celebration
incy wincy designs - CAS
Fan tastic tuesday - pastels

Baby Bundle -It is the Geeks

 Good Morning Are You All Ready For Easter I Left My Easter Eggs Till Yesterday As Didn't Want To Eat Them And Was Surprised There Was So Little Left.
Well Onto Why You Are Here Wednesday Saw A New Challenge At Divas By Designs And our new challenge "bundle of joy" so we want to see your baby themed creations
and we are sponsored by the wonderful Sir stampalot this time

  Close Up Of Image

I have used one of the new images from the Geeky Love set from make it Crafty just love this set. Image coloured with promarkers, New Spellbinder die from my stash hooray I got to use new stash. Also the corner resin flower is made with my new mold. Seem binding from Crafty Ribbons, lace from local shop, Red hearts from stash and DP from a garden centre with no name sorry
So hope you like and can come and play along with us. Need more inspiration checkout the teams creations
Thanks for popping by
Challenges i would like to enter this are
Crafting by design - anything goes
A Random Fan - pastel colours
Whimsey  inspirations - anything goes

Saturday, 12 April 2014


Good afternoon yes as the title say i am here to share with you what is going on a CRAFTY CATZ this week. Well it is MY turn to host the challenge so that the Me in the title. We are having a GDT Call for May so pop along and checkout the details you know you want to. So the last one is ANIMALS well yes that is the challenge.
So dig out your animal stamps and digi images and come and join us. Your card/ project should have an animal as your main feature to be eligible for one of our 2 prizes this week
Our sponsors this week are 
So onto my card which I made for my Brother who is 4 years younger than me so i can get away with the sentiment which i typed on the computer
image is from INKLINE and is coloured with promaekers. omg did we have fun colouring this he was so many shades of orange to brown thanks to my brothers 2 sons input. Note to self dont ask eldest what colour animals are. the clouds have been done with chalk they are a bit brighter in real life but had to take picture quickly and idnt check it. DP is from a pad a friend gave me think is either dovecraft or papermania. Ribbon from stash and a touch of mirri card. Well brother liked and said was it supposed to be him or was it a self portrait cheeky monkey
Well i hope you like my card and hope to see you over at the blog and we would love you to maybe join us as GDT we are happy to consider newbies as well as more experienced crafter.
Thanks for popping by and have a great weekend
polkadoodles - animals
sister art challenge - anything goes
4 Krafty Girls - anything goes
Red Rubbedesignr - masculine  card
the crafting cafe - one for the boys
ladybug inks - birthdays
digi makeover challenge -anything goes

Thursday, 10 April 2014


Good evening I am here tonight to share with you the new challenge that started this morning at CRAFT. This week we are celebrating CHRISTMAS. Yes it is that time again to add to your Christmas card box. Yes we are doing our bit to help get you ready for the Christmas rush.
We have the following companies sponsoring us again this week with some fabulous generous prizes.

all prize details are on the challenge blog

so now let me share with you my card made with a image from one of our sponsors
Lacey Sunshine called Eleanors Santas helper

I have coloured the image with my promarkers and the dp is all stripes left over and layered. The ribbon is from stash. Die cuts are trees marianne creatable, spellbinders flower. cheesecloth and gems from stash. Touches of glitter.
Well all products used are left overs from my stash box and i was surprised how well it turned out. What do you think.
Well thanks for popping by and hope to see your name on our challenge blog.

challenges I would like to enter this card into
southern girls challenge - stripes
christmas cards all year round - poinsettia
crafty hazelnut christmas extra - anything goes
memas crafts challenge - anything goes
tando creative - recycle
abc christmas - glitter
christmas at sweet stampin - glitter
inky impressions - spots & stripes
lacy sunshine - add a flower

Divas by design hop winner

 Well We Had Such A Fab Time Visiting Your Blogs And Hope You All Had A Good Time Hopping Round The Team. So Onto My Winner.
 Hope You Like your Prize

Thank You All For The Lovely Comments And Welcome To My New Followers Hope You Will Visit Often

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Easter Time is coming to CRAFTY SENTIMENTS

Good morning hope you are all well and ready for another challenge at Crafty Sentiments and this week we are getting ready for EASTER. So lets see your easter creations
Have you seen that we are now taking pre orders for our first CD checkout the shop for further details. So back to the challenge and here is details of the prize one lucky person is going to win

You could win this cute "Rosie - Spring Flowers"!

To make your chance bigger, follow our Inspirational Blog then put #3 after your name. Or just simply used one of our image. You know we have tons of cute image!!
But... if you did both, you got 6 chance bigger to win this stamp. Yes, 6! Just put #6 after your name :)
So now onto my card which I have made with Molly's Egg from our April release which you can find here.
I have coloured the image with promarkers, diecuts are cherrylyn flourish and memory box pippa butterfly, gems and Martha Stewart rabbit punch. DP is from stash, Ribbon from stash, Sentiment is also from Crafty Sentiments. Clouds are done with chalks.
I do hope you will come and join us in the challenge and welcome our new team mate  Sulin. There is lots of inspiration on the blog if you are stuck for ideas and we would love to see all types of crafts.
Thanks for calling by and leave me a comment so i know you have called.
Challenges I would like to enter this card into are
Creative  card Crew - spring
Cuttin and Stampin challenge - easter
Papertake weekly - spring
sweet stamps - easter

Sunday, 6 April 2014

Oh it is Springtime at Crafty Catz

Good evening hope you have had a good weekend mine has been eventful but I am very tired Saturday lots of retail and therpy  which was good spending far more than I had planned and still didnt get everything i wanted. Hey ho but got some good bargins.
Well I am here to share with you my DT card for Crafty Catz which I forgot to blog in my excitment. Slap hands well better late than never.
This week it is my lovely teamie Janettes turn to host the challenge and I think she was expecting some nice weather this week with the children on holiday. As she has picked the theme of
Also this weeks we have some more news we have a new team mate and you will know her work as she was our wonderful GDT last month and she agreed to come and join us. So we have another GDT Teresa and wow what amazing creation she has kick started her month off. Go check them out and give them some love all links are on the challenge blog
Our sponsor for this week is 

with a £10 gift voucher

So onto my card I made a twisted easel to show off this fab image from our sponsor

Iamge coloured with promarkers, DP is K & CO lace, flowers,& ribbon from from stash sentiment is a whispers stamp, Gems as stoppers die is butterfly flourish joanna sheen
well a simple card but hope you like and come along and play with us. You never know we might get a few days this week of sunshine for the children. If not how about getting them crafting too.
Thanks for popping by and you still have time to do the Divas hop details below.

613 avenue crafts= anything goes spring
Challenge 4 everybody - anything goes
Ditzie digi designs - anything goes
scribble & scrap - anything goes
ribbon girls - anything goes with
Gem of challenge -Ribbon & lace 
A creative romance - spring flowers
Patties creations - fancy folds

Saturday, 5 April 2014

craft fayre goodies

 Hi Just Quick Post To Show You My Goodies From The Leigh Craft FayRe  Which I Went With Tilly. I Didn't Get To Watch Many Demos Add There Was So Much I Was Interested In And Ooh I Could Have Spent So Much. Only Thing I Needed Was Tape And Some Card Butt There Was Lots Of Things I Wanted. So I Am Now Relaxing After A Hard Day. It Is So Hard Shopping.
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It's RECYCLE / WORLD EARTH DAY 22nd April challenge at CRAFT

Hi I am here to share with you our new challenge at CRAFT which is Recycle/ World Earth Day on 22nd April. So to celebrate we are running a challenge so show us some recycling and link it up to our challenge.
We have some wonderful generous sponsors again this week
Pop over to the blog for further details and lots of creations by the team using images from our sponsors
So onto my card which I used an image from Milk Coffee Shop called Soya Gift Box. This is actually a Christmas image but as you can see a change of colour and you can use for other occasions.

 close up of image coloured with promarkers
 I used a tag off my sons shirt to recycle as the back side was the right colour
DP is Dovecraft, recycled blue button, button pink heart button, Joanna sheen bunting, lace from stash ribbon from Meiflower, Doily and mirri card.
Well hope you like my easel and can come and join in the fun would love to see what you are recycling. Maybe with the school holidays next week you can get the kids to join in.
Thanks for popping by i amoff to the Leigh Craft Fayre tomorrow so if you are going look out for us and say hi. Nice to meet crafters and put a face to a name.
crafty ribbons - anything goes with ribbon
seize the birthday - button & gem
crafting by design - anything goes
creative moments - things with wings
fab n funky - fairytale
inky impressions - fancy folds