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Friday, 13 October 2017

#388- Crafty Catz challenge and GDT CALL

Morning or is it afternoon well it is Friday the 13th.
Well today starts a new challenge at CRAFTY CATZ and this weeks host is NICK and she gets to pick out optional twist.
As always our challenge is Anything goes but if you fancy following the twist Use Ribbons we would love it.
Now our sponsor for this is
Crafty Ribbons


We also have a GDT Call for November so if you fancy joining us for the month then just add GDT after your name in Mr Linky.
You will be invited to the team blog so you will be able to get to know exactly how we work and what a fab friendly and helpful bunch of girls we are.
So back to the challenge and here is my card using a fab image from Mo Manning

I made this for my nephew to give to a friend from school. He wanted the number on and a cake.
Image coloured with promarkers
Foamiran flower and diecut  leaf
Wooden Happy Birthday stamp
Lace and ribbon from stash
DP is First edition and i think K&Co
Tonic circle dies
MFS diecut numbers
Pearls from Meiflower crafts
Well hope you like as much as he did I made a box for it which i will blog shortly with a different Mo's image which he also said that it made it looks very expensive lol. Glad he was pleased and she loved it too.
So now it is over to you
Please come and join us again this week and maybe enter the GDT call (you know you want to)
Well thanks for popping bye
Have a good day.
Creative Fingers - Anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - Anything goes
Pearly Sparkles Challenge - Anything goes
A Bit More Time to Craft Extra - Anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything goes
Creative Ladybirds - Anything goes
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything goes
Love to Craft - Anything goes
A Bit More Time to Craft - Anything goes
Creatalicious - Anything goes with the option of make your own background
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything goes
Crafting by Designs - Anything goes
Inspiration Destination - Anything goes
Penny's Paper - Anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - circles
Crafting with Friends - Anything goes
The Fairy and the Unicorn - Anything goes/optional theme of witching Halloween
The Ribbon Girl - October card challenge
Ooh La La Creations - Die-cuts
Crafting from the Heart - Anything goes
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Anything goes

Emerald City Crafts - Anything goes
The Corrosive Challenge - Anything goes
I Love Promarkers - Use dies
Simply Papercrafts - Anything goes
Create and Inspire - Anything goes
Digi Choosday - Anything goes
Crafty Creations - Anything goes
Not Just Cards Challenge - Anything goes
Penny's Paper - Anything goes

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

#416 Passion For Promarkers - Embossing

Good morning and welcome to my post for Passion For Promarkers.
I do hope you will come and join us this week as it was me that picked the theme
this can be Dry as in Folders or wet as in Embossing Powders.
Our sponsor for this challenge is
Uniko Stamps
Prize is a stamp that is in stock
So here is my card and i have used Dry embossing with a Tattered Lace embossing folder then added Distressed inks to highlight.
The image is Sadie from Rick St dennis love this image 
(coloured with promarkers a must for our challenge)
Lace & Ribbon from stash 
DP is Enogreeting
Flowers the large is Formiran using a Tonic Die and white are from Wild Oyster
Leaf die is from a friend
Gold mirri card
Well hope you like this it is a A5 card think I am getting back to the rectangle cards instead of square.
Thanks for popping by go and checkout what fabulous creations and colouring the girls have done. Wow they are awesome.
Look forward to you linking up and checkout out your entries.
Bye for now
As You Like It Challenge 2W,E3  Ribbons Or Flowers  (and Why)  - always finish off a card and can add some texture

Friday, 6 October 2017

Crafty Catz challenge - ATG with optional twist CAS

Good morning just sorry this is late been out and didnt realise i hadnt scheduled my post.
So today we have a new challenge at CRAFTY CATZ and this week our host is CAZ.
Wow you didnt make it easy for me last week to pick a top three. i narrowed it down to 10 then 5 and then had to pick 3 think a flip of a coin was involved.
So head on over and checkout the amazing winners.
This week as always our challenge is Anything Goes but Caz would like you to try our optional twist
Clean & Simple.
our fabulous sponsor this week is
(Naz used to be on our team before starting her shop and blog)
Sasayaki Glitter

We all got to play with some fab images from Naz and here is my card using our optional twist CAS
Image coloured with promarkers
Few Tonic Nuvo drops
DP from Stash and a Joanna sheen banner which I coloured some card in differing shades of pink then cut.
Happy Birthday Stamp
Well thats my simple card hope you like and please come and play along with us this week.
Have a great weekend.
Bye for now

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Craft challenge - Inspiration Picture

Good morning and today I have CRAFT CHALLENGE new challenge for you.
We have a Inspirational Picture for you.
Take from the picture what jumps out at you or what it makes you feel.
cant wait to see what you come up with. So here is the picture
Our sponsors for this challenge are
prize details are all on the blog with more inspirational projects from the team.
So for mine this picture makes me think of the old films of Americans fishing by the great big lakes so I have gone with this image from Bugaboo Gus The Fish Whisper
Image coloured with promarkers
Crafty sentiment fence die
Unbranded curve die
DP from stash
Happy Birthday Rubber stamp

Well it must be his day as that fish isnt very big is it.
Now it is your turn look forward to seeing what you come up with.
Thanks for popping by have a great day and see you over at the challenge blog.
Anything Goes with Create With TLC (M, P1, Winner, Top 3) Anything Goes
Bugaboo Crafty Challenge (M, P15, SIR, E3) - Anything Using Bugaboo image

Friday, 29 September 2017

Crafty Catz challenge #386 - Colour combo optional twist

Good morning did you join with the birthday party at CRAFTY CATZ.
Well if you did there is plenty of people winning images today.
This week we are back to our ANYTHING GOES with a optional twist 
The twist if you care to take is a colour combo
here is a inspiration picture i took the colours from it was actually our very 1st challenge ever

Our sponsor this week is Di's Digi
The theme this week is picked by myself as i am this weeks host so i do hope that you will play along and maybe join in like the team has with my twist.
So for my card i have used this cute image from Sherry braidy called Autumn 132
Kept the layout CAS
distressed inks
Wooden heart button and twine
Tonic Nuvo drops
DP is Falling Leaf 
I think this would make a fab Autumn Birthday card dont you.
Well now it is your turn pop along and checkout what the Dt have been making and see who won our birthday prizes. We also had a GDT call so if you entered that then go see if you are our GDT for October.
thanks for popping by have a great day

Thursday, 28 September 2017


Good morning have you seen Crafty Catz has a Guest Design Team Call. Yes we are looking for someone to join us for the month of October.
Duties are very simple
Produce 1 card per week uploaded to the team blog
Comment on 1 number in 10
Help pick our top three each week with your fave entry
Use sponsors images where provided.
Link your weekly post to the challenge blog and the sponsor.
Mostly have fun.

This is open to everyone.
How do you enter well make a birthday card for our recent challenge so yes you get chance of winning some prizes to. Add to linky and put GDT after your name.
Entries close Thursday mid day at close of challenge.

Go on you know you want to.
Never been on a dt before not a problem.

Also if you are looking for Design Team then your in luck as CRAFT are looking to expand. Details are on the blog and Jo would love to hear from you you would prefer to email her. Check it all out Here

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

#414 - Passion For promarkers - Colours of The rainbow

Hi how are you all today. Well I do hope!
So today being Tuesday can only mean time for a new challenge at Passion For Promarkers
This weeks challenge has been picked by Shelley
wow we are expecting some colourful creations.
We are sponsored by Digi Stamp Boutique
who is giving one lucky winner £10 to spend in their store.
So we got to pick some images to play with and i picked Percy Snow Set and here is one of the images.
Coloured him with my Promarkers
(a must for our challenges)
added Fluffy stuff for his hat and snow.
Glitter card and ribbon. 
Charm was coloured with my promarkers too
Backing is various Snowflake stamps stamped in the colours of the rainbow.
Used a stitched boarder die for the image shape.
Now before you head off and get those lovely colours out checkout what the girls have done for your inspiration and then when you have completed your card link up in Mr Linky and we will be along to check it out.
Have a great day wonder what sort of card you will make.
Bye for now
Digi Stamp Boutique month competition
Creative inspirations - Seasonal - TOP SPOT

Friday, 22 September 2017

Happy 8TH Birthday Crafty Catz Challenge & GDT Call for October

Good morning and welcome today at Crafty Catz we celebrate our 8th Birthday.
We also have a Gdt call for October if you fancy joining us for the month.
Yes 8 years the challenge has been running with the help of all the people that joined , the Design member's and of course all the fabulous Sponsors
So this week we are not having Anything goes Just
so make something that is celebrating a birthday and pop it into Mr linky.
Now because we are 8 we are giving away 8 prizes yes 8 people will win prizes from our fabulous sponsor BUGABOO
details of the these prizes are all on the blog which i urge you to pop along to.
So I have made a Birthday card with a fab image from our sponsor in one of my fave colour combos
Image coloured with promarkers
Ribbon from Crafty Ribbons
Glossy accents
Card from papermill
DP from stash

A CAS card with very little embellishments just matting and layering of the main colours.
Well hope you will come and join in with our celebrations and if you fancy joining us for the month add gdt after your name so we can pick it up.
Have a great day and see you over at the party.


I love promarkers----------------anything goes
Crafty Creations - 2W, 2E, #350 - Always Anything Goes
Creative Moments - 2W, 3E, (Week 1 of 2) Always Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - 2W, F - Always Anything Goes
Paper Shelter Challenge - W, 3E, SIO - Make It Digital
Little Miss Muffet Challenges 2W,1E,SIO Always Anything Goes
Seize The Birthday 2W Birthday + Optional Topping of Balloons
Southern Girls 2W,1E,C10 #169 Spots
Creative Ladybirds Creations (M, P1) #29 - Always Anything Goes

Top 3 badge
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1) Anything Goes with Patterned Paper
SheepSki Designs Challenges (M, P1, 3E, C10, SIO) #6 - Feature a Creature
Bugaboo challenge----------------------anything using a bugaboo image
Crafty Sentiment---------------------birthday challenge
Lemon shortbread--------------------anything goes

Thursday, 21 September 2017

#434 Craft challenge - Halloween & DT CALL

Good day and I am here with this week challenge at CRAFT.
Our theme for this week is
so lots to pick
Our sponsor for this week is
prize 3 digital images
We got to pick some images and I picked this one available HERE
Embossing folder and gliding Flakes
Sentiment stamp Waltz Mouse stamps
Tonic Black Nuvo drops
Well I wonder what she is thinking 
So that is my card hope you like please pop along and checkout what is on the challenge blog for your inspirations. Hope to see you linking up to the challenge.
While you are there how about applying for our DT call we dont bite and would love to add to our friendly helpful team.
Bye for now
Always Fun Challenges - W, E3, Top 3 awarded - #24 FALL COLORS
Paper Minutes W, - #504 - Autumn Magic
Artistic Inspirations - 2W, E3, F - #186 ANYTHING GOES + ANYTHING GOES (Week 1)
Crafty Cardmakers - 2W, C15 - #196 AUTUMN (Week 1)
Tuesday Throwdown W - #361 - Fantasy
Make My Monday - 2W, Top 3, 3E - #55 AUTUMN COLORS (Week 1)
The Crazy Challenge - 2W, 4E - #257 AUTUMN (Week 2)
Come and Get It - W, 3E - Fantasy -top three
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - 2W (1st & 3rd Sun) E3 Always Anything Goes
The Ribbon Girls - 2W, must use ribbon, must be a card – Any Image + Ribbon
Kitty Bee Designs - 2W,2E, C10 - No.103 - Fairytale/Fantasy

Friday, 15 September 2017

Crafty Catz Challenge - Hallowen optional twist- ATG

Hi are you ready for the weekend.
Have you got spare time to Craft if so why not join us at CRAFTY CATZ
our challenge is always ANYTHING GOES but we do have a optional twist if you care to take it.
This weeks twist was set by Jac and is
Well it will be here very soon wont it
Our sponsor for the challenge is Lacy Sunshine who is giving our winner 3 images.
Oh can I join in Love her images
So here is my project hope you like
Both the back ground door and the image are our sponsors images

I went with keeping it simple colouring my images with Promarkers and the backgound with distressed inks. The black die dies are Sizzix Tim Holts ferns and also Crafty Sentiments Fence.
The Trick or treat has been stamped with a clear Waltzing Mouse set and heat embossed.
So now it is over to you link up to our challenge to be in with a chance of winning some fab images.
Remember that the twist is optional and the challenge is Anything Goes
See you over there and have a good weekend.
I would like to enter this challenge into the following
Creative Fingers challenge -Atg
Glitter N Sparkle - ATG
Crafty Friends Challenge 2W, 3E, To use Dies/Punches 
Penny's Paper Crafty challenge - ATG