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Saturday 14 September 2013

Boys Boys Boys at Crafty Catz

Good evening did my title get you going well do you fancy a challenge that includes Boys/ Men well head over to CRAFTY CATZ as this is our challenge this week. The theme has been picked by the lovely Kim and we are also holding a GDT call for October. So as they say you have to be in it to win it. So if you fancy trying out add GDT after your name. You dont have to have experience we all have to start somewhere but if you are experienced then we welcome you too.
Our sponsors for this challenge is 


So onto my card I have used a Digi Darla image that I won sometime back and have been itching to use. The card is for my nephews friends birthday and is a West Ham fan.
Kept is CAS with just some birthday backing paper in one of the colours from the team stripe and some spot paper. the image has been coloured with my promarkers and added some string and a button in the shape of a football. Computer generated sentiment  & the Score is cut from a DP to finish off .
Well as there are a few challenges out there for men i do hope you can come and join us and we would love to see your name on mr linky dont forget the gdt call.
Thanks for popping by and have a good weekend.
Challenges i would like to enter this into

Thursday 12 September 2013

Craft Challenge - Paper Piecing- Florist

Good Morning wow the weeks are flying by it will soon be Christmas. Today sees another challenge over at Craft and this week we have a real challenge for you.
yes we would like to see some paper piecing on your project .
We have more fab prizes to give away thanks to our generous sponsors
Sponsor 1:  LEJ Designs

The prize for winner 1 is 3 digis of choice from her site.
Sponsor 2: Stitchy Bear Stamps

The prize for winner 2 is a $10 USD store voucher for the 3 sponsors in the below rotation at Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps.

The prize for sponsor 3 is 2 digis of choice from her site.
Sponsor 4:  Scrapper's Delights

The prize for winner 2 is 3 free Digi Stamps of their choice
Ok so that the sponsors and prizes so here is what i have made.
I made this for a friend for her birthday it is a diary for next year I know it is early but was just a little extra to go with her present.
I used a image from our sponsor Saturated canary Maxine the the Florist

and here is a close up of the image so you can see the paper piecing gosh there was lots of tiny bits

image was coloured with promarkers, Dp are a mixture of scraps, Ribbon and pearls from stash and sentiment os a stamp that came as a freebie and a paper doily. The diary is from a local stationers. I used a clear film that you back books on the image then added the ribbon and pearls plus sentiment on top to make it a little protected.
Hope you like my little project. Thanks for popping by and dont forget to checkout the rest of the teams creations

Challenges i would like to enter this into are
Crafting by designs - anything goes
Lady annes stamp challenge - anything goes
Nutcrafters - CAS
Penny Paper Crafts - anything goes
4 Krafty Girls - anything goes
The sisterhood of crafters - use a digi
Top Tip Tuesday - Paper piecing
Melonheadz Friends - paper piecing
Glitter and sparkle - add a bow

Divas For Design DT Card- Lilly of the valley it is the little things

Good morning I am here to share with you my DT card for Divas by Design and this week we are celebrating Wedding, & Anniversaries. 
Our sponsor for our fab challenge is the fab company Lili of the Valley. 
So just make a card project featuring our challlenge theme and link up to be in the mix to win a fab prize form this brilliant company.
My card I have used a stamp i have had for a while for our sponsor but not inked much so a perfect chance to do just that.
Dp - Floral Fantasy by Louise Tiler
Punch around the page - M .Stewart
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Stamp & sentiment - LOTV
Pearls - Meiflower
Ribbon & Lace - stash
Promarkers & chalk
Distressed ink to shade the rose
Well i do hope you can come and play with us this week it is always nice to have a stock card for these occassions even if you dont have an anniversary or wedding coming up.
Thanks for popping by i will be back shortly with my Craft creations
challenges i would like to enter this into are

Crafting by design - anything goes
Mema's Crafts -flowers & Lace
Addited to stamps -anything goes

Tuesday 10 September 2013

A Touch Of Oriental for ANYTHING GOES at Crafty Sentiments

Good morning the sun is shining and we have been told no rain today so washer is on and i am now bringing you news of a New Challenge at CRAFTY SENTIMENTS Challenge Blog.
This week it is the lovely Susan's turn to host the challenge and she has picked a nice easy one for you to join us. Dont forget if you do and use a Crafty Sentiments image/ stamp then to add a #3 after your name and we will put you in the pot 3 times. Lots of new stamps and digital images in the shop here so why not pop over and have a gander. Ok you want to know the theme.
Stuck for ideas dont forget to checkout the inspirational blog which is showcasing the latest release
I have used one of the new release stamps called Oriental which when i saw Suzettes i just had to have so scroll down the inspirational blog and you will find Suzettes there too.
The prize this week is

Ok so do you want to see what I did with this fabulous Oriental girl
 close up showing the 3d gloss on her hair

Image coloured with promarkers, Kraft base card. Blossom stamp was a freebie. Ribbon from local shop. Dp I have had for years from a garden centre sadly only a tiny piece left. Viva pearls and black gems. The parasol has gold shimmer on it not sure if the camera can pick it up.
Well i do hope you will come and play along remember you dont have to use a Crafty Sentiment stamp but I cant see why not there are some fab stamp and some cracking prices there too.
Dont forget the digi release tomorrow. Must dash more cards to make for our monthly release.
Thanks for popping by i will be back tomorrow with some .
Bye for now.
challenges i would like to enter this into
Anything goes - in the garden
Cards and more - anything goes
Through the craft room door- anything goes
Card Mania - fave colour combo (red with any colour)