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Friday, 3 May 2013

It's My Party and I will cry if I want to

Good morning well just the birds are still singing and the washing is blowing nicely on the line. Oh it is Friday so that means we are about to start the weekend and hey ho it is a Bank Holiday here in the UK. Shame so many shops open so lots of people have to work them. Guess gone are the days when Bank Holidays meant spending the time with Family if nice maybe a picnic at the local park.
Well what ever you get up to maybe you have time for a challenge. If so CRAFTY CATZ challenge starts to day and the title of my post may look strange but it a song do you remember it. 
The lovely talented Nina got to pick and she would like you to create a card 

We have 2 sponsors this week

2 great prizes up for grabs  so before you skip off to hum your song and dig out your images let me show you my card. I just love this song by Lesley Gore although I did have to look up her name could i think of it when I needed it but gosh I could sing the words. Ok I wont as we have sun and i dont want it raining.

I used one of my neglected Lili of the valley stamp but I do love the attitude this little one has. Dont people know that the party girl gets her way.

Close up of the image

I have used papermania paper. Coloured the image with promarkers and used distressed inks on the edge of the card. Diecut flowers. Ribbon from stash. Papermania sentiment.
Ok a nice and easy challenge one you can sing along to so pop on over and checkout
Crafty Ribbons
the other girls have been singing.
Thanks for popping by and have a wonderful weekend I am going visiting a friend so looking forward to a good natter.
Crafting Musketeers - anything goes
Crafty Ribbons - anything with ribbons
Delightful challenges - add a ribbon
Fab n funky - lots of pink
Celebrate the occassion - anything goes

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Craft DT Card - #205 STITCHING

Yes 2 quick post from me if you are looking for my creative inspirations it is the below with the details of this weeks Divas by Design challenge.
Well I am her to share with you my card for Craft this week. Yes the theme may be challenging it is STITCHING but before you pull out your hair as I did trying to get my machine to play ball so dont look to closely at the stitching you can do FAUX  or REAL STITCHING.

We have another fab set of sponsors for you so lots to win
The prize for winner 1 is 3 digis of choice from her site.

The prize for winner 2 is a $10 USD Gift Voucher good on the three creators on our rotation this month  within the Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps Shop.

My Heart Pieces
Beary Dust Stamps  

The prize for winners 3 and 4 is their choice of either
  • 3 digistamps OR 
  • 2 easel card sheets/card kits OR
  • 1 paperpack OR
  • 2 3D decoupage sheets OR
  • 1 box card kit of the winners choice from my digistamp blog.

    Ok so now you know what you can win let me show you my card for your inspiration and dont forget to pop along to the challenge blog for lots of fab inspiration.
    I used a Stitchy Bear image coloured with my promarkers this is one of my fave images from them. He looks so cute with so much  cake mixture all over think this was me yesterday making a banana cake.

    Here is a close up of the image

    Dp is from Making Moments and Papermania. Ribbon from local shop. Whispers Birthday stamp, Candy Dots
    So now it is your turn to go and play and hope that you can find some time this weekend as it is a Bank Holiday here in the uk so maybe a extra day off.
    Thanks for popping by.
    Oh I see I won at Penny's with my 1st Dt card for Divas by Design. Must dash off to Costco and dog walk and be back for 3 will i do it if I dont hit traffic.
    Catch you later.
    Moving along with the times - one for the boys
  • Sassy studio - its all about hats
  • Penny Paper Crafts - animals
    Ruby's rainbow - furry friends
    Sisterhood of crafters - anything goes
    Crafty Sentiments the letter B- bear, baking, blue,bowl, birthday
    Cards for men - animals
    Sketch n stamp - layout


Good morning what a lovely start to the day we are having here in manchester. the Sun is shining and the birds are singing to the annoyance of my dog who thinks he can catch them  when will he learn they can fly.

Well who is US you may be thinking well. It is CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS 5TH BIRTHDAY
So what better way than to celebrate with our challenge. So our theme this week is BIRTHDAYS. Yes a nice easy one as we all know someone that will be having a birthday and if not a stock card is alway handy.
For my card I used a image from our sponsor and i picked this one because it has the correct number of candles on the cake. Wonder if he is going to share it with us. Looks like a nice yummy chocolate cake too.

I think the papers are all from a magazine on of those pads they where giving away as the front cover is missing but they are lovely quality. M.S round the page punch but just did a line. Whispers Stamp sentiment. New Memory Box star circle but only used a section. Satin Ribbon from a local shop. Candy dots. All card from Papermill.. 
So what can you win if you enter our challenge

Our sponsor for this challenge and prize is
                          THE PAPER SHELTER which is a $20 GIFT CERTIFICATE!

So fancy trying your luck as they say you cant win if your not in it.
Hope to see your name on the link list. Have fun and remember we allow up to and including ours you to enter 10 challenges with your card. Sadly Nat has mentioned she had to delete a fair few which we loved seeing but couldnt include in the draw.
Talking of entering other challenges this challenge would go nicely with this weeks challenge at
DIVAS BY DESIGN with our challenge of
So why not pop over to both Creative Inspirations & Divas by Design for some more inspiration

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
4 Crafty Chicks - stars
As you like it challenge - fave die or punch. ( my new stars for lads & my M.S. edge punch)
Crafty Ribbons - anything goes with ribbons
Delightful challenges - add a ribbon
Shellys images - kids theme
Penny paper crafts - animals
Stamp & Create - use a diecut
Sketch Saturday - layout