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Friday, 12 July 2019

Crafty Catz challenge - Anything Goes

Hi and welcome are you ready for a new challenge
This week at crafty catz it Nicks turn to host and pick our optional challenge
As always the challenge is ANYTHING GOES so if the option isnt for you then not a problem.
This weeks optional theme is
Heroes and Villains
We are sponsored this week by

The prize 2 single black and white images of the winner's choice.
For my card I have gone with the Hero side and picked this fabulous image Wonder Woman

My card is 8inch square so it a large one as i wanted to really show off all the detail in the image.
Coloured with Promarkers
Dies are Joanna Sheen
Sentiment is computer generated
Backing DP is a download I got many moons ago but sadly not sure if available now
Ribbon and gold mess ribbon from stash
Black and some gold morri card for the matting
The mirri card has picked up all the colours when taking the picture.

Well I do hope that you will come and join us in the challenge this week.
Have you any plans for the weekend it is the big weekend for the Tennis and I am routing for Mr F I am not saying it load in case I jinks him. Also do you think Serena will win the womans.
I must watch some of the tour as i am routing for Mr Thomas I hope he get a 2nd.

Well have a great weekend whatever your up to and hope it doesnt rain.
Bye for now

Sunday, 7 July 2019

Time for Tea designs - Freebie at Simple Cards & papercrafts

Hello and welcome to another inspirational post for Time For tea designs.
This month they are being featured in Simple Cards & papercrafts magazine. There is a freebie set available to down load so grab yours from your local craft shop.
if you miss it I am sure it will be available in the shop soon as it is such a fabulous set.
My card i have used the little dog and the set of books

I have coloured it with my Promarkers
Did some doodling round the edge
Matted on Black and Kraft card from Hobbycraft
Added Nuvo drops and stickles
the sentiment is a clear stamp from the shop called Pawsome
Dp is Hot off the press
I have made my own blank card with the same Black card
Well I am sure you will agree this is a fabulous freebie so checkout the magazine for more cuties

Dont forget we have a challenge running just tag Time for tea designs in either facebook or twitter and Jo will pick it up and you will be entered in to the prize draw.
Here are some links where you can find Time For Tea

A Gem of a Challenge 2W, 3E - #13 - Anything Goes
Catch The Bug W, E3, SIO - Anything Goes
Crafty Friends Challenge 2W, 3E, - #113 - Things Beginning with "B"-books

Friday, 5 July 2019

Crafty catz challenge - ATG optional twist Make it pretty

Good morning and a sunny one too.
Today Janette is our host at crafty catz and she gets to pick our optional twist.
Our challenge is
ANYTHING GOES with optional twist
Make it Pretty

this week you get 2 chances to win as we have 2 sponsors

Please visit the shop HERE
All our beautiful images were kindly provided by All Dressed Up and you can find them HERE

For my card I have used Ready for the Poll as we have some nice Sunshine I thought I would refect this in my card.

I have used for my card
promarkers & distressed inks
Dp Summer Lovin Carta bella & DCWV the Mango Frost stack
Lace from Crafty Ribbons way 
Flowers from stash
Twine and pearl and a Sun £d Sticker embellishment
I paper Pieced the bag and top and used same paper as a mat for the image - Dp was  digital file called tiny flowers

Well Hope the sun stays out now I have posted this and you all have a fabulous weekend.
If your Crafting dont forget to share with us at the challenge you could be one of our winners.

Off to hang some washing and get a brew have a good day.

Cardz 4 Galz 2W,3E #100 Party Time- Celebrate - Pool Party

Thursday, 4 July 2019

Craft Challenge #520 Inspired by a Film

Good morning time for a new challenge at Craft and this weeks challenge is
Inspired by a film
Our sponsor for this challenge is
Dr Digi House of Stamps
I am a big fan of their art and knew which image to use immediately
Now which film of course it had to be Rocky with the fab Sylvester Stallone

I have gone with another rectangle card and no Dp for this as I have recently purchased some little background stamps from Swedish House stamps and am loving playing with them
I amge coloured with Promarkers
Die is a Time For Tea designs so loving this frame die and even comes with a word die
Memento ink for my stamps
Sentiment stamp from swedish house

Well that is my card pop along and see what films the girls have been watching
Then it is your turn would love to see what you come up with.
thanks for stopping by it is much appreciated
off to deliver this card to my nephew as it is his birthday tomorrow
Aud Sentiments Challenge 2W,E5  Must include a sentiment #230 Anything Goes & A Sentiment 

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Passion for Promarkers #500 - Make it Square

Good morning and hope you are doing well.
Today I am the person that got to pick our theme at Passion For Promarkers.
I decided to make it nice and easy and you can interpret it how you like.
we are sponsored this week by the great digital company
I love their male images and this was meant to be my brothers 60th birthday card as he spent it on holiday. Sadly I had computer issues so he didn't get it but another. I will save for next year.

For my card I have used lots of square design papers and mats
Dp is summer loving Carta Bella & DCWV The mango Frost Stack
Image coloured with promarkers
Sky and ground done with my distressed inks
Sentiments are Whimsey rubber stamps
The image is called Ambrose – King of the Waves  and you can find it in their shop by clicking on the name and it will jump you to it
sizzix dies
Well now it is your turn
I look forward to seeing how you use the theme.
Thanks for popping by.
Digi Doodle Studios Challenge Blog (M, P1, E3, must have hand coloured image) - #18 Summer
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday M, Wed, E3 - Summer colors, 

Friday, 28 June 2019

Crafty Catz #468 - ATG optional twist fave colour combo

Happy Friday yes Friday already and the Sun has appeared.
Well if your looking for my Colour Crazy card it is below this post.
I am back with my Crafty catz DT card for your inspiration.
this weeks host is Jac and we have a fab sponsor
Our prize is the 3 images the team has worked with so pop over to the challenge blog and check them out HERE

Our challenge is ANYTHING GOES with optional Fave Colour Combo

Now my fave that is a hard one as being a gemini I tend to go with how i am feeling but i have to say That anything that had Turquoise shades is a winner for me. i do like lilac too. wasnt sure that these 2 went when i started but i am liking them what do you think
So for my card i have used this fabulous image called Daisy Hopwood and you can purchase it HERE

I have coloured the image with promarkers
Dp is Street Lace & the pink is a freebie from a magazine.
Die is a Time For tea frame
Flower statred off white and is a diecut froma friend but i coloured with my inks to match the flower in her hat. Did you notice the mouse on the hat too.
the sentiment is a rubber stamp from Swedish House Stamps

Well hope you like and this has been very popular with the team. head on over and see what the girls have done with her and the other 2 images you could win.

Well thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend be careful in the sun I hear it is going to be very hot. catch you over at the challenge blog.

Colour Crazy Challenge - Thanks

Hi i have my dt card for Colour Crazy Challenge
We are sponsored this week by
My image is called Charlie - Teacher and can be found in their shop HERE

I have coloured my image with Promarkers
Used various stencils
Distressed inks and Acrylic paint
Simon says Thanks die
gems from stash
Dp a old sheet from way back when

Well as the school holidays approch I expect a lot you are busy making Thanks you cards and present. Why not come and share them with us and maybe you could be our winner or one of our Top Three. We would love to see your makes.
Thanks for stopping by I shall be back shortly with my Crafty catz DT card please come and have a gander. maybe enter that one too.

Time for Tea inspiration - Magical Wishes

Hi Time For Tea fans i have a new release card for you today.
Bonnie - Magical Wishes 
available from the shop along with lots of additional images to go with this HERE

Coloured the image with promarkers
background done with inks
gems and glitter and stars from stash
Glitter card and black card for matting.

pop over to the shop and checkout the rest of the new digital images. Jo always gives you lots of embellishments so you can make scenes for your cards
Load image into Gallery viewer, Magical Wishes Bonnie Digital Stamp Full Collection
Dont forget to come and share them with us at our facebook page and Tag us in so you will be entered in to the monthly challenge.
Here are a few links where you can find us
Challenges I am entering

Friday, 21 June 2019

Crafty Catz challenge #467 - Anything Goes optional twist Circles

Happy friday to you all and time for a new challenge at Crafty Catz
This weeks host is Ginny and she gets to pick our optional for fun twist
dont fancy that no problem as it is also
we are sponsored this week by

Prize $10 Gift Voucher for their store

we got to pick some images to play with and i picked 

I coloured my image with promarkers
Used distressed inks on my background then ran through a Cuttlebug embossing folder
Cut some circle frames with my Tonic scallops circles
Added a few nuvo drops to the image
Sentiment is from the Swedish House Stamps

This image was very popular with the team so why not pop over to the challenge blog and checkout what amazing samples they have made.

Dont forget to visit our sponsors shop she has lots to pick from.

Well have you any plans for the weekend hope it stays fine have some plants that need potting up yes i bought but didnt get round to it with the bad weather but they seem ok.
well what ever your doing have a great weekend.
  • Crafty Creations  2W,2nd/4th Wed, 2EAlways Anything Goes 
  • Creative Moments M, Wed 3E, #169 - Anything Goes  
  • Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday M, Wed, E3 - Summer colors, themes or treats (will run for June and July/no restriction on number of entries)
  • I love Promarkers  2W, 3E Must use Promarkers, #386 - Anything Goes with option of More Than One Layer (W2 of 2) 
  • Creative Fingers 2W, 3E, No totally digital projects - No. 166 - ALWAYS  ANYTHING GOES   (W2 of 2)
  • QKR Stampede – W, 4E, SIO – No. 353 - ALWAYS ANYTHING GOES -TopSpot
  • Path of Positivity  (M, 1st Monday, any positive/inspirational project or idea welcome)  #70 ANYTHING POSITIVE optional twist: ENCOURAGEMENT
  • Love to Craft (M, P1, E5 , no completely digital projects)  #35 - Anything Goes
  • Sparkles Forum Challenges (M, P15, 3E) #117 No patterned paper

Time for Tea designs New Release

Good day have you seen the new releases in store over at Time for Tea Designs
My post today features Bonjour Bonnie digital set. 
No photo description available.
 You can find the collection in the shop here 
Don't for get to use me code for an extra 10% off T4TSUSANB10

Image coloured with promarkers
Background stencils sent tme by a friend
Colour Cloud Blending Ink by Cosmic Shimmer
Matted and layered.
Kept very CAS to show off this fabulous stamp.
Checkout all the accessories in the set

Dont forget we run a challenge and all you have to do is share any Time for Tea on Social media and Tag us in so we can see and you might be our June winner.
Why not pop over to our community Facebook page and shre with us your makes.
Pop along and see what the team are making with all the wonderful new images Jo has done.
you can find Time For Tea at the following you can find us are below

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