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Friday 11 November 2011


Good morning hope you all slept well and yes I am up and posting before dinner thought I should as I am the host for this weeks CRAFTY CATZ CHALLENGE gosh you enjoyed Janette's challenge last week. Hope you can all find time to join us again. Ok what have I set for you. Yes another nice and easy one so hoping for another fab turn out.

I would like to see you us a DIGITAL IMAGE as your main feature on your project.

This could be anything Christmas , Birthday or any theme. It could be a present you have made , a Tag, or a beautiful card.

Before you run off to start your creation our sponsor this week is the fab Digital company

who is giving the winner either 5 digi images or 4 images and 1 paper pack

Now onto my card for your inspiration we where given some images to play with. I used 3 of the images and made a long card kept fairly simple. Coloured images with Promarkers and matted on Mirri card. Paper is from a Papermania Pad which is a few years old this pad seems to go on forever so expect to see some more. Ribbon from stash and some papermania gems for the corners. Glitter and a Funky Foam Happy Holidays from a friend.

Well thats my simple card and it was a nice change from doing a Square card. Oh while you are reading this can you help I was looking for some paper to wrap round my candles while I heat the image. Last year I am sure I used Greaseproof paper but it was white but this year all the greaseproof paper is a brownish colour and am wondering if this is correct. Any idea's I would love to hear them. Ok you can now go and checkout the rest of the teams creations and start playing with your papers and pens. I will be entering this into the following challenges.
A winter wonderland - A christmas Mouse
Forever friends - something old the papers something new the images
Sarah Hurley - use more than 1 digi image
SweetStamps - red green & gold
Daisy Doodles Creative - Use a digi
i did it creations- christmas

Thursday 10 November 2011

Craft Challenge DT Card - Cute

Good evening wow I am running so late today been shopping with son and the dog omg dogs toys and bits are as dear as ours.

Well as it is Thursday it means we have another fab challenge for you over at the CRAFT CHALLENGE BLOG and this week we would love to see lots of cute things.

Our sponsors this week are

The Crafty Pad who are kindly giving the winner 3 images of their choice

2 Cute Rubber Stamps who are kindly giving the winner either 2 cling stamps or 3 digi images

For my card I used an image from the Crafty Pad called Snowman couple. Coloured with Promarkers and lots of glitter. Blue ribbon, paper from stash and viva pearl pen for the dots. The sentiment stamp I think is a Papermania.

Well hope you like my little card and don't forget to pop on over to the blog to checkout the rest of the teams creations for your inspiration.
I shall be entering this into the following challenges
Digital Tuesday - anything goes
Top Tip Tuesday - anything Christmas

Wednesday 9 November 2011

Creative Inspirations DT Card - All Stitched UP

Good evening sorry this is a little late but had a busy day went for my 3 yearly check up for my boobies hope you are all looking after yourself and having your checks.
Well today being Wednesday sees another fab challenge at Creative Inspirations and this week it is Shell's turn to pick the theme.
Shell would like to see STITCHING on your cards you can use real or faux.
Our sponsor this week is Bunny Zoes Crafts who are giving the winner a £10 gift voucher.

For my card I have stitched a Santa suit and used a K Kenny image which I coloured with Promarkers. Papers are from my stash and the ribbon is also from my stash. Few gems and some glitter for sparkle.

Well hope you like my card and I enjoyed doing this stitching makes a nice change. So hope you will come and join us this week and if you need more inspiration just pop over and checkout the rest of the team.
I am entering this into the following challenges
Whimsy Inspirations - 1 ribbon 2 papers 3 embellishments ( gems glitter and stitching)
Anything Goes - Stitching
Bearly Mine - One for the boys
Digital Tuesday - anything goes
Papertake weekly - first christmas
Cards for men - christmas card
OLLCB- stitching