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Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Passion For Promarkers - Sparkle & Shine

Good evening running a little behind today so I will quickly get onto my post.
Today started a new challenge at PASSION FOR PROMARKERS
This week the theme was picked by the lovely Nic
She would like to see 
SPARKLE & SHINE on your makes
We are sponsored this week by Bugaboo Stamps 

For my card I have used a image from our sponsor called Peekers Winter Friends

Image coloured with promarkers
Sparkle from the DP and glitter on the hat and snow
Shine from Mirri card
Embossing folder and a Sleek Designs Rubber stamp
Well thats another for my box i guess I should start writing and posting them very soon.
Please pop along to the challenge blog and checkout the amazing cards the team have made.
Your make doesnt have to be Christmas maybe you have finished all yours.
Just follow our very few rules in the sidebar and you could be the winner of an amazing prize.

Thanks for stopping by and have a fab day

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Beccys month long holiday challenge - F for Friends B for Baubles 
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday M, Wed, E3 - Christmas/Holidays
Cutie Pie Challenge  (M, 2nd Monday, must be cute) #141 ADD ANIMAL
Get Creative Challenges  (M, 1st Mon, 3E) #86 ANYTHING GOES = OPTION HOLIDAY
Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenges  (W, ATG except for Theme on 5th Monday of a month, 3E) #1946 - ANYTHING GOES
Addicted to Stamps 4W, winner + Top Picks, Must include digi or rubber/clear Stamping (no precolored digis) - Anything Goes (Week 2 of 4)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - 2W (1st & 3rd Sun) E3 Always Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1) November - Anything Goes with Patterned Paper
Creatalicious Challenges (2W, P15/last day of the M) #175 Anything Goes + optional Stitching (Real or Faux)
Creations in Pink (M, P15, E3, mostly pink) #16 - Anything Goes in Mainly Pink 
Daisy Chain Challenges (M, P5, E3) #36 - Christmas/Winter
SheepSki Designs Challenges (M, P1, 3E, C10, SIO) #32 - Christmas is Coming
Though the craft room door - Anything Goes
using Sentiment Embossing Sparkle

Monday, 18 November 2019

Colour of Love inspirational Christmas card

Good morning I am here today with my Monthly Inspirational post for Colour Of Love

Today I am bring you a Christmas card with one of Heathers fave characters Rory


The image Rory Caroling is available HERE
Coloured with promarkers
DP is all old oddments and pads from my stash
Dies are Marianne, and some sent to by friends
Glitter and gems from stash
I found this gold sentiment in my oddments box which fitted with the gold glitter card I mounted the image onto.
Well hope you like and if you would like to see more inspiration Heather has a galary on her shop and also a Facebook page where we would love you to come and share your makes using Heathers many many images.

Hope you had a fab weekend I spent it trying to catch up on Dt work so please come back soon for more cards

i would like to enter this into the following challenges
Beccys monthly challenge - M for Music
Unicorn Challenge M November  #49 - Christmas/Winter
Shopping Our Stash 2W, C13 - #408 - Here Comes Suzy Snowflake (week 2)
Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #46 - Anything Goes
Crafting By Designs  M, F, 3E - Anything Goes
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday M, Wed, E3 - Christmas/Holidays
Paper Shelter W, 3E, #406 - Christmas

Sunday, 17 November 2019

From Our House to Yours Christmas

Hi i am here with a Christmas card I made for Beccys Challenges.
They are doing a month long Christmas challenge. each day Beccy gives us a Letter as a idea.
Well for my card I went with the letter O for Our.
The card features one of Beccys great images called Family Reunion

Image coloured with Promarkers
Background done with distressed inks
Glitter Sequin snowflakes
Large foam snowflake from Hobby Craft
Sentiment from Digi Stamp boutique
Glitter card to mount the image
doodling round the image

Well thats another for my box and the good thing is I think I might get this in the post for a normal 
stamp. It all helps dont you think.
Well I hope that this has encouraged you to come and checkout the challenge. Beccy does extra little races and also gives spot prizes for comments.
Thanks for stopping by and i am off to link up to a few challenges
I love Promarkers  2W, 3E Must use Promarkers, #397 - Anything Goes/Optional Stitches Real or Faux 
Creative Moments Wed 3E, #180 - Anything Goes (
Word Art Wednesdays  2W, 5E, scriptural word art freebie - #412 - #413 Anything Goes (
TIME OUT Challenges 2W #148 Home Sweet Home Inspiration*(
Southern Girls 2W,1E,C10 Anything Goes 
Imagine That Creative Playground 1st Thurs, E3 - November - Anything Goes
Crafting With An Attitude M,1st Thurs,3E Always Anything Goes
Cardz 4 Galz 2W,3E #109 Let It Snow 
As You Like It Challenge 2W,E3 Favourite Cute or Traditional for Xmas (& why) - am a sucker for Cute Snowmen and all the lovely cute animals at Christmas so guess I have to say Cute


Friday, 15 November 2019

Crafty Catz Challenge - ATG with optional twist (Birthday)

Morning well it could be afternoon it has been one of those days lol.
Now I am here with this weeks Crafty Catz challenge.
This weeks host Billie has picked the optional twist as BIRTHDAY now I know it is her birthday coming up and I do hope that her card arrives by then.
Our challenge is ANYTHING GOES  so if your still as I am making Christmas then please come and share them.
This weeks sponsor is



PRIZE...3 IMAGES FROM SHOP
http://lacysunshine.weebly.com/

We got to play with some of Heathers wonderful images so please pop over to the blog and checkout the images and samples from the team
For my card I have made 8inch square card using a image I had on file called Future Queen available from the shop HERE
I didnt make this for anyone special but I do have a lttle one in mind if I still have it next year. I just couldnt resist colouring this little Princess up.

Image coloured with promarkers (sorry about the light even with my lamp it is really bad here.
Lots of glitter from my stash.
Lace and ribbon from stash as is the little gem hearsts.
Dies used are Time for Tea, Memory box & Xcut
DP is a pad I got from either the Works or B & M. Lovely 12x12 pages and double sided bargin at just £3 and nice thickness I would say about 220gms
Mirri card and gems from Hobby Craft

Well I hope you like as much as I enjoyed making.
Thanks for stopping by and have a brilliant weekend.

challenges
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Cute and Girly
Arty Divas Challenge # 8 - Anything Goes
Stinin'inkers Challenge - Die-lirious and Punches
TTCRD Challenge - Anything Goes
The Crafting Challenge - Anything Goes
 Southern Girls Challenge - Anything Goes

Colour Crazy challenge - Harley Claus

Hi I am here today with my Dt card for 
this weeks sponsor is
we got to pick some of our sponsors fab images and I picked this Harley Claus
well Santa is trying his best to move with the times or could it be Rudolph has gone on a strike for more Carrots.
Well here he is coloured with Promarkers and Kept fairly CAS

Promarkers
DP - Pretty Red from the works
Gems from stash
Chain recycled from a leather bag

Well hope you like and I think he is going to be in time for Christmas dont you.
Hope you will come and join in the challenge as it is always ANYTHING GOES
Please pop along and checkout what the team has made and you must go shopping some amazing fun and very reasonable priced images.
Bye for now have a good weekend
Challenges
Brown Sugar – M- No. 295 -  ANYTHING GOES
Creative Fingers  - No. 175 -  ALWAYS  ANYTHING GOES 
 Pattie's Creations - M, – Nov  - No. 164 - ANYTHING GOES
QKR Stampede – W, 4E, SIO – No. 372 - ALWAYS ANYTHING GOES
Beccy's Place month long Christmas challenge - H for Harley Motor Bike
Cute Card Thursday W,C5 #608 Festive
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday M, Wed, E3 - Christmas/Holidays
Crafty Creations  2W,2nd/4th Wed, 2E - #402 Always Anything Goes
I love Promarkers  2W, 3E Must use Promarkers, #397 - Anything Goes
Paper Shelter W, 3E, #406 - Christmas
Crafty Sentiment Designs W, 1E, SIO - Anything Goes
Get Creative Challenges  (M, 1st Mon, 3E) #86 ANYTHING GOES = OPTION HOLIDAY
Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenges (1st & 3rd Monday,5E)  - ANYTHING GOES
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - 2W (1st & 3rd Sun) E3 Always Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft (M, P1, E3) November - Always Anything Goes
Creatalicious Challenges (2W, P15/last day of the M) #175 Anything Goes
Creative Sketchy Girls (M, P20) #41 - Make a Christmas Card

Friday, 8 November 2019

Crafty catz Challenge - Anything Goes - Clove Close & Gardens

Good morning from a sunny Manchester after all that rain which is still draining off the roads and field we have some sunshine.
Well today i am bring you a new card for my dt post at Crafty catz and this week it is my turn to pick our optional theme.
Well as i am in the thick of trying to get some Christmas cards done but with our expected postal strike for whole of December might not even get to people. It has to be CHRISTMAS
so if you are finished with yours just come along and share what your up to as the main theme is ANYTHING GOES
Our wonderful sponsor for this challenge who kindly stepped in when our original sponsor pulled out is JMC DESIGNS




We all got to pick a image from her shop which I urge you to go and have a look at all her wonderful whimsy images and collections.
So my card features Clove Close & Garden
which isnt a Christmas but I thought I would make it into one.

Image coloured with proarkers
backing done with distressed inks
stamped some tiny hero snowflakes and white embossed them. then stamped some more in baby blue.
Snippets of DP from my old stash
Frantage embossing powder for the snow on the ground
2 lots of ribbon from Crafty Ribbons
Memory box snowflake die
Some doodling round the edge of the image.

Well hope you like and now it is your tun cant wait to see what you make. Dont forget you have till Thursday uk mid day to link up for a chance to win our fab prize of a full collection.
Thanks for stopping by have a fab day and leave me a comment do you like to use other stamps and turn them into different holiday occasions
a metal star and some gems to finish off

challenges i am entering are
QKR Stampede – W, 4E, SIO – No. 370 - ALWAYS ANYTHING GOES 
Addicted to Stamps and More W, C10, #366 - Anything Goes
Beccys place monthly challenge - C for Christmas /Cinnimon Clove
Creative Fingers - 2W, 3E, No totally digital projects - No. 174 -  ALWAYS  ANYTHING GOES 
Jingle Belles - 2W - must be Christmas - BABY IT'S COLD OUTSIDE
As You Like It Challenge 2W,E3 Favourite Cute or Traditional for Xmas (& why) 
Cardz 4 Galz 2W,3E #109 Let It Snow
Crafting With An Attitude M,1st Thurs,3E Always Anything Goes
Krafty Chicks W  #480 Winter
Moving along with the Times 2W,3E #110 Snowflakes

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Blizzy Snowman - GDT Digi Doodles Studios


Good morning I am here with a new GDT card.
I was recently asked if i would like to Guest for Digi Doodles Studios
Dina draws some really cute images so it was a no brainier for me and jumped at the chance.
So as Christmas is round the corner and their challenge this month is Christmas/ Winter
 I picked this cutie called Blizzy Snowman you can find him in the store with lots more friends HERE



This is a 8inch square card
Image coloured with promarkers
Background done with Distressed inks
Sentiment from stash
Diecut Trees , fence and snowflakes
Glitter and gems from stash
I added some fluffy stuff to his hat

Well hope you like what I have done with the image.
We would love you to come and play along in the challenge
You are free to use any image but of course we would love you to play along one of Digi Doodles Studios many images.
We also have a Facebook page and another monthly challenge.
So why not pop along and checkout all the amazing samples
Here are a few links just click on them and it will jump you to the page

Thanks for stopping by 
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Beccys Place Month long - Day 3- C - CHILLING
Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenges (1st & 3rd Monday,5E)  - ANYTHING GOES 
Dragonfly Dreams - M, Winner + Top Picks – (November) Christmas/Winter 
A Perfect Time To Craft (M, P1, E3) November - Always Anything Goes
Love to Craft (M, P1, E5 , no completely digital projects)  #40 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede – W, 4E, SIO – No. 370 - ALWAYS ANYTHING GOES 
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' M, 2nd Wed, 2E - Anything Christmas 
Crafty Creations  2W,2nd/4th Wed, 2E - #401 Always Anything Goes 

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Passion For Promarkers - Christmas is Coming

Good morning I have my DT card for Passion For Promarkers
Our theme this week is
CHRISTMAS IS COMING
Yes it will be here before you know it.
This weeks sponsor is
Cowling & Wilcox - prize of 6 pack of PM's (skin tones set 1)
The image is called Toyshop Helper

Isnt he a cutie and I am sure Santa will be ready with his help.
I coloured him with my Promarkers
Matted onto some Glitter card and Placed onto some old DP which had been matted with red card,
The little sentiment is a clear stamp I have had since i started crafting.
A few liquid pearls to finish
Kept this CAS as I really wanted the image to speak for itself.

Now we would love you to come and play along with us this week as I am sure most of you will still have some Christmas cards to  finis off.
I look forward to seeing what you are making.
Well have a lovely day and stay safe if you are Uk based as it is Bonfire night.
Hope they are not too loud my poor dog wont even go for a wee as soon as it goes dark

Well thanks for stopping by have a lovely day i am off to link my card into a few challenges

Daisy Chain challenges - Christmas/ Winter
Beccys Place Month Long - Something begining with E - Elf
Christmas Crafts All Year Round (M,P1) November - Stockings or other Winter Clothing
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1) November - Anything Goes with Patterned Paper
Creatalicious Challenges (2W, P15/last day of the M) #174 Anything Goes + optional for a Man
Creative Sketchy Girls (M, P20) #41 - Make a Christmas Card
Happy Little Stampers Christmas (M, P5) November Anything Goes + option : Bah Hum Bug
Merry Little Christmas Challenge Blog (M, P1, E5, Must Be Christmas) #16 - Anything Goes
SheepSki Designs Challenges (M, P1, 3E, C10, SIO) #32 - Christmas is Coming
The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up (M, P1, E3, Chris
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge (M, P15, E3, F, must be on DT) Always Anything Goes 
Fab n Funky W,1E, #454 - Christmas#59 - Anything Goes optional: Red and Green - Top spot
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - 2W (1st & 3rd Sun) E3 Always Anything Goes
Catch The Bug W, E3, SIO - Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas W,must be Christmas #462 Anything Christmas Goes - optional theme: Something Beginning with letter H