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Saturday 24 November 2012

#160 Crafty Catz - Snowflakes, Stars & a Sentiment

Good morning my post is a little late so guess this is a reminder. Yesterday saw the start of another challenge at Crafty catz and it is the lovely Dianne's turn to pick the theme.

Well a niceeasy one with everyone making Christmas Cards this is bound to fit into one of them so I am expecting another fab turn out.
Our wonderful sponsor this week is 
dont you just love there die cuts and this is what they are kindly giving our winner
Now on to my card  did a nice simple one and got my tiny stamps out and my brilliance ink and blue distress ink for the background stamping direct to the card blank
A oddment of blue spotted paper and some mirri card. Used my memory box snowflake circle and a penny black stamp which i coloured with my promarkers. Stars are tiny silver one you get in thoses celebration packs. The sentiment is from a old QVC pack i have had in the draw. Few Viva Pearls to finish off. Think this is about a good as i get to clean and simple.
So now it is your turn get those snowflakes stars out and make a card or maybe something else we would love to see it. Dont forget to head on over to the blog and checkout the rest of the girls amazing creations.
Thank for popping by and have a great weekend.
Challenges I would like to enter are
Crafty Creations -Christmas is coming
Fat pages -anything goes winter
Crimbo Crackers -  anything goes

Friday 23 November 2012

Colour Combo Time / Craft/ karen Doodles/Sassy Studio

Good evening just popped on to share with you my Dt card for CRAFT this week and we have an amazing colour combo for you to play along with.  Brown, Aqua & Pink

We have some fab prizes from our sponsor which are

so lots up for grabs but you have to be in it to win it.
Now I love this colour combo I have made onot 1 card but 2 
1st card I used on of this weeks sponsors images from Sassy studio's called Sexy Santa and wow isnt she sexy and i am sure many a young person would love a call from this santa.
  have coloured her with my promarkers and wish i had this colour hair and also wish i had wrote down the colours i used too. DP is from my stash and added some ribbon i have had for a few years. Liquid pearls and a memory box die. I have added some glitter on her hat scraf and pants but i am not so sure it shows up.
Now for something a little different I have used a image from last weeks sponsor Karen Doodles think I will use this alot for my cards. Memory box die and the frame for the sentiment is from Flonz another of our regular sponsors. Punched boarder and some velvet ribbon which i coloured with my promarkers. DP is from last year think is dovecraft.
Well hope you can find some time to join us this week would love to see what you come up with with this colour combo remember it is any theme as long as you use these colours.
Thanks for popping by and leave me a comment if you have time i love reading them. 
Challenges these fit
Dream Valley - anything goes
1st card
The Crafty Pad - Begining to look alot like Christmas
Papertake weekly - ribbon & Pearls
Incy Wincy Designs - Hip to be square
Cute Card Thursday - Girls
Paper play time - anything goes
2nd card
Joanna sheen - cold & frosty
Incy wincy designs - hip to be square
Bearly Mine Challenges - snowflakes
Pause DreamsEnjoy - anything goes

Wednesday 21 November 2012

Case Time and DT Call closing

Good morning from a rainy Manchester they say it is warm but i am not feeling it. Well as it is Wednesday time to show you my DT card for CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS and this time it is the lovely Rebakah's turn to be cased  but before I show you her card and mine I would just like to bring your attention to the fact the DT Call is closing on the 24th so if you haven't entered yet jump over and leave a link to your blog
Ok now our sponsor for this weeks challenge and prize  is
                   The prize this week is from J&C CREATIONS which is a £10 GIFT VOUCHER!

                                                      Rebekah's card to be cased is below

Now I have used the layout for my card and also found one of my Tilda stamps gosh i dont think this has seen light of day since last year 
 close up
sorry the light is so poor and doesnt show up the lovely green gems on the corners and the centres of the flowers. papers are from Docraft, Ribbon from local shop, Gold mirri card, Image coloured with my promarkers, Flowers cut with Spellbinders dies.
Well now it is your turn will you pick the layout or the colours cant wait to see what you make.
Lastly just wanted to show a small picture of my Brothers surprise wedding talk about relaxed no fancy do just a good time.
Congrats Kate & Greg

Sunday 18 November 2012

Let's Have some Sparkle

Good afternoon hope you are having a good weekend. I have had a busy one starting Friday evening with my friends daughters 30th Birthday party which was fancy dress 1980's. Now 1982 i was expecting my son so wanted to put a pillow up my jumper but no not allowed. Tee Hee so off i went for a Tutu from the local shop. No have no pictures to share I would die if anyone saw that wasnt there. Then Saturday morning my Brother got married what a nice relaxed day we had a simple registrar job and a nice friendly relaxed meal at the local Chinese restaurant not many of us just a small party just as they wanted and order of the day was smart and casual and relaxed. So Congrats to Kate & Greg.

Now with all this excitement I thought I has scheduled my post for Crafty Catz only to find out today that it is sat in Draft oh come back old blogger this never happened then. So those of you that haven't already visited the challenge blog here is what we would like for you to join us.
This time it was the lovely janettes turn to pick our theme and Janette isn't very well at the moment so pop over and give her some love. Janette would like to see lots of sparkle on your projects.
Our sponsor this week is the digital company The Stamping Boutique who are giving our winner 3 digital stamps of there choice.
Now onto my card I used this fab cute snowman from our sponsor
I have coloured my image with my promarkers and used my cuttlebug embossing folder snowflakes on the cream card. The Dp is from my stash. memory box snowflake in silver mirri card. Ribbon fromMei Flower and of course lots and lots of glitter but dont think my camera caught the sparkle. Bee hoo.
Ok so now you have seen my card lets have a peep get out all the bits that a magpie would love and come join us.
challenges that with card fits are
fairytale- embossing
Fat Pages & Cards - anything goes autumn and winter
Stampin with the Dragon - so cute
4 Crafty Chicks - winter
Crimbo Crackers - snowman