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Friday, 13 November 2015

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE GIRLS & Christmas jumpers

Happy Friday the 13th! Yes it is Friday the 13th so watch out for the black cats and ladders.
Well Today being Friday it is time for a new challenge at Crafty Catz.
Thank you to all that entered my challenge last week it was so hard to pick a top three i could have gone on to 33 but not allowed.
Well it is our lovely Anna's turn to pick the challenge and she would like to see
Our sponsor for this challenge is
Stamping boutique
checkout the challenge blog 
as some of our team have made some awesome cards with images from them.
So now let me share my Card using a image from Saturated Canary- Ugly Christmas Jumper

Now I dont know about you but I think the jumper is ok.
Think this might be good for a maths teacher or someone that is keen on Maths. 
Was always my fave subject at school
Basic stepper card
Coloured with promarkers.
3d gloss for glasses. Glitter card
Die cuts from stash
Ribbon & Gems
DP is from papermania Festive Frolics must be more than 3 years old
Well it looks like we have a break in the rain as the sky is a lovely shade of blue but still very windy. So i will quickly go walk the dog before it rains again.
Please come and join us again this week.
Have a great weekend

Autumn Colours at Polkadoodles with an Anniversary Card

Good morning well today at Polkadoodles it is Team A's turn to do the Inspirational post. 
Now last week we saw a new challenge AUTUMN COLOURS 
wow them girls on team B did a cracking job. So if you havent been you need check them out.
Have you seen the awesome new products Nikky is bringing out for you to colour.
Ok so here is my card it is actually for my Brothers 3rd Wedding Anniversary this coming week
  A view with the card lat down hopefully showing the shimmer on the letter. 
Which I Zentangled this is my 1st piece of Zentangle hope I did it right.

I have used one of the Letters from the Adult Colouring Pages Bundle Alphabet 1 
available in the shop HERE
My colours have been done with Promarkers, Sparkle Gelly Roll Pens and also Gliding Flakes. 
Some gems and a fab Metallic ribbon in all the colours
I actually Glidded the base card then matted the rest on top.
Well now it is your turn you have another week before our theme changes.
We would love you to join us.
Now head on over and see what amazing work Team A has done think Team B will be watching. lol
Have a fab weekend.

Thursday, 12 November 2015

Christmas at Craft Challenge

Good morning well it is that time of the month that Craft Celebrates Christmas. So if you havent finished your Christmas makes then you must come and join us.
This weeks sponsors are

So quickly onto my card using a image kindly given by one of our sponsors this week

I have coloured this fab stamp from Wags N Whiskers with my promarkers.
Dp is from a very old pad Berry Merry by Jennifer Ellory
Diecuts - trees and stocking.
Fluffy stuff on the stocking, Gems, Twine and washie tape
Well that is another for my box starting to look like I might have half as many as I need.
So I am sure that you will love the rest of the teams creations so get on over to the blog and check them out.
Thanks for popping.

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Let Us Remember My Great Grandads and more Heros

Great Granddads  resting place in Wimeraux.

My Aunt in Australia has made this and each year will add till 2018. All the flowers are handmade.
Pictures of both of  my Great Grandads who fought in the 1st world war.
The one in Red is Robert Davies 
he died 8 months after my granddad was born and only saw him once.

This is my other Great Grandad who survived and was awarded a medal for bravery for going back for an injured officer under heavy gunfire and approaching German infantry. This is him in his Demob suit 1919 with some of mates

This is a picture of him with my Great Gran in happier times 
dont they look a handsome couple.

God Bless Them! 

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Christmas Sparkles at Digi Choosday

Good morning wow the weeks are going far will soon be December are you done with your Christmas cards.
Well if not then you must come and join us at DIGI CHOOSDAY this week we have a fab challenge
So we want to see lots of Sparkle on your Christmas projects
(dont forget today we have a discount code for you to use in the shop on downloads)
Also while you are there checkout what Nikky has been upto on Amazon

Ok back to my card. Apology for the lighting we are having such bad weather so dark and wet.

 For my card this week I have decided to use a non Christmas image Oddella Fairy and one of the Frosted Winter sentiments. both of these can be purchased as downloads.As you can see i have gone with the clean and simple style. 
Lots of glitter on her dress not sure if it is showing though hopefully in the close up.
Glitter card for matting and gems for added sparkle.
Image coloured with my promarkers and touches of stardust gelly roll pen.
Well that is another for my box starting to look like I am getting there but still lots more to make.
Now head on over and checkout the amazing creations by the team and read our wonderful news.
Thanks for popping by.
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Cutie Pie Challenge - M, 2nd Monday, must be "cute" - (NovemberCAS + Cute & Christmassy
Love to Scrap - 2W, 3E, F, digi or real stamping - (Week 2Bling
The Crazy Challenge - 2W, 4E - (Week 1) Pretty in Pink
Cardz 4 Galz W,3E #6 For A Teenager
Crafting With An Attitude M,1st Thurs,3E #9 Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons 2W,include ribbon #133 Monochrome (W1 of 2)weekly until Christmas
Crafty Girls Creations 2W,3E Always Anything Goes
Crafting for all Seasons - 2W, 3E - #113  All Dressed Up/Girly