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Friday 4 May 2012

Crafty Catz DT Card - April showers bring forth MAY FLOWERS

Good morning nearly weekend and it is a long one with the bank holiday. Today at CRAFTY CATZ it is my turn to pick the challenge and hope you like what I have for you. As we have just gone into May and the old saying of April Showers bring forth MAY FLOWERS and with the weather we have been having thought it would be a good challenge.
I would like to see creations with Flower/s on it this means that as long as your image has a flower in it then that is ok. You don't have to make it the just flowers but if that's what you want to do then that's ok.

Our sponsor this week is CRIMSON CLOUD who is kindly giving the winner 3 Die Cut packs of their choice.

For my Card I have used a Digi Stamp Boutique image Jasper which I won . Isn't he cute wonder if he is sheltering under the flower or is he bringing it to a loved one I coloured him with my promarkers. Kept the layout simple to show off the image. Papers from stash think from a old Basic Grey pad. Cherry Lynn Die cut and a Memory Box cornor die. Pearls & Ribbon from Mia flower. Flowers from stash. Image cut with a scallop Nestie.

Well hope this has encouraged you to join us but for more inspiration pop along to the challenge blog and checkout the rest of the team. Did you enter our Anything goes last week if so Carol has posted the winner is it you. Thanks for popping by and have a lovely weekend.
I would like to enter this card into the flowing challenges.
Digi Stamp Boutique monthly challenge
Joanna sheen - flower power
Creative Belli Blog - animals
Little Darling Challenge - flowers
Paper Pretties - flowers
Papertake Weekly - Anything goes
Sassy Cheryls - flowers
Cherry Lyn Designs - flowers
DigiDoodles shop challenge - anything goes
Scraphouse inspiration - flowers

Thursday 3 May 2012

Craft Challenge #153 - Use Buttons

Good Evening hope you are all well and making the most of the nice weather before the rain appears again. Gosh it is another Bank Holiday Weekend here in the UK so fingers crossed the sun stays a little longer.
Today being Thursday means we have another challenge for you over at CRAFT CHALLENGE BLOG and a nice easy one for you all.
We would like to see some BUTTONS on your creations. Told you it was easy cant find one pinch one from hubbies shirt at the bottom will he notice. Tee Hee.
Our sponsor for this weeks challenges are
IN2STAMPS  with a $10 gift voucher
DIGI DOODLES SHOP  with a $10 gift voucher
LOVE TO STAMP  with either a Little Darlings Stamp or a $10 gift voucher

Yet again we where spoilt and allowed to play with some images and I picked this fab male image of a golfer from Digi Doodles Shop called Adamant Golfer - focus. Gosh how did he get his body in that postions.

Image coloured with my promarkers and added some clouds and birds to the sky sorry dont do doodles so excuse my birds. The buttons are the golf ball and the 18th hole in each of the corners. These are novalty buttons cant see anyone wanting them on the cardigan can you. DP are from my stash and been there for some time. I think they maybe Basic Grey but not 100% sure. Ribbon from stash. Layout is from Sketch N Stash
Well now you have seen my card hope you like and can find some time to join us. Please pop along to the blog and checkout the teams creations and our new guest designers for May
Challenges I would like to enter this into are
Digi Doodles Shop - anything goes
Fab n Funky - celebrate maleness
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
The Craft Place - One for the boys

Wednesday 2 May 2012

Animal Antics at Creative Inspirations

Happy Wednesday hope you are all well. Gosh we had an amazing number of entries for your anything goes we loved popping over to your blogs and checking out your lovely creations.
This week at Creative Inspirations we would like to see your cards featuring ANIMALS so dig out those cute cuddly animals or funny images.
Our sponsor this week is Handy Hippo who are giving the winner a wonderful stamp and some lovely pearls.
For my card I have used this fab Penny Black stamp and coloured it with my Promarkers. The layout is from Sketch  Saturday. the Dp is Papermania with card from the papermill to mount. Papermania pearls Ribbon from stash, flowers from stash and diecut coloured with promarkers. Sentiment is a whisper stamp.
I am entering this into the following challenges
Fairy Fun Friday - Anything with Flowers
Cute Card Thursday - Animal Magic

Sunday 29 April 2012

A Diary For A Special Lady

Good afternoon are you having a lovely weekend. Today we have another Fab Challenge at Dream Valley.
Our sponsor this time is the very talented Krista  at Saturated Canary

My name is Krista Smith. I am the artist behind the Etsy shop, Saturated Canary Digis. I began working in the stamping world about a year ago when I was hired to create rubber designs for the sweet Scottish company, Sugar Nellie. They launched my artwork under the name 'Simply Sassy.' I moved into the digital world just this past month (it's been a super busy month, indeed!). And-- I love it!! There is a little more freedom here, as I can create anything that pops into my head:)! I am so humbled by the artistic talent of the girls coloring in my designs-- it is truly an inspiration! Likewise, I am so thankful for the friendships I've made in this wonderful and lovely crafty community! It's been a true delight! I'd love for you to stop by my challenge/inspiration blog, Saturated Canary Challenge and join in the fun...And, while you're there, click over to my personal blog (Saturated Canary) and introduce yourself! I am a bit eclectic and touch on everything from family (I've got me a great one!) to fashion (obsessed!)...Please say 'hi!'...I'd love to be friends!:)

The Prize for our winner is $10 Voucher

Now onto my project for this challenge and for those that follow my blog know that this week was my Friends Birthday and we agreed that we would not buy each other presents but make something. So I have done a Diary for her to keep track of the challenges she enters and pop ideas in and sketches. I tried to include things that I know she loves. So here it is using our sponsors image Circus Trixie.

 Close up of image

Ingredients: Saturated Canary Image(coloured with Promarkers), Wild Orchid Flowers, M.S. Round the corner Punch, Papermania DP, Woodware sentiment stamp, Mia Flower Gems, Ribbon & Lace from Local shop. Diary from Tesco.

Well i hope you like this and can find some time to join us we would love to pop by and checkout your creations. Remember you have 2 weeks to complete your project. Thanks for popping by and please leave me a comments letting me know what you feel about my Diary.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Fussy & Fancy - punches & dies
The poodle parlour - anything goes
Saturated Canary - Birthday
Love to Create - anything Goes
Stamp & Create - Spring
Nutcrafters challenge - anything goes