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Friday 30 January 2015

Stitched right up

Good morning from a snowy Manchester.
Now what and who has been stitched up you may be saying. The Crafty Catz girls have. Yes our lovely Kim has picked a challenge that has got us all in stitches.
Show us your STITCHING- Real or Faux
yes we want see lots of stitching this week for our challenge. 
Our sponsor for this challenge is Sami Stamps who is giving a€12 which is 3 fab images.
So onto my card which I have used a image from our sponsor featuring this fab Panda.

Now all my sttitching is faux or embossed. The image has been coloured with promarkers then cut with a quickutz die. Papers are from stash. White card has been cut with one of my new stitched dies. Red wide grograin ribbon sentiment is a whimsey stamp. I have used a white pen to faux stitch round the heart and the Dp with hearts reminds me of cross stitch.
Well that is my inspiration hope you like and it has encouraged you to add some stitching and come and play along.
Well that it from me for today have some shopping and dt work to do so have a good day and thanks for popping by.

Natalie & amy - all about love
Crafty creations--------------something old my papers papers) something new my stitch die boarderWinter wonderland - lots of layers
Simon says stamp --------------------- anything goes
cute card thursday - stamping
Fairy Tale  - with a heart
Really Reasonable Ribbon  - hearts & ribbon
QKR Stampede  - hearts
Sister Act Card Challenge- atg
Wags 'n Whiskers - hearts

Thursday 29 January 2015

Love Ewe - Valentines /Love Challenge

Hi did you enjoy the recycling challenge at CRAFT last week I found lots of ideas to help make our crafty stash go that bit further.
Well this week as February is just round the corner we are celebrating
 Love and Valentines 
so if you fancy joining us we would love to see your creations.
Our sponsors this week are
Sponsor 1: Stitchy Bear Stamps
So now you know the challenge let me share with you my card

The image is 'Happy Valentines to Ewe' by Bugaboo Stamps
Not much colouring for this just a little shading and i covered up his black socks with the sentiment that came with the image.
Dp is from a Christmas paper pack I got a few years ago I loved it that much I bought a few and have used alot on projects coming up. I dont think it screams Christmas as the pattern is actually hreats. Satin ribbon from stash and a few black gems. The dies are Quickutz.
A simple layout giving the image center stage. Hope you like please come and share your Valentines projects with us. We would love to see them..
Thanks for popping by and i will be back tomorrow with another card.
Stay safe with all this snow and winds.

Tuesday 27 January 2015

Love & Valentines - Special Delivery

Good morning did you have a good weekend I do hope so well the week is well under way and today being Tuesday means it is time for a new challenge at Crafty Sentiments
With Valentines Day being round the corner our challenge this week is
So dig out those cute images. hearts and flowers
This weeks prize is this fab stamp so dont forget to read the rules to see if you can get more entries
So now you have seen the prize let me share with you my card using this fab stamp from our November release called Special Delivery and the post box is from one of the sets recently on sale at Create & Craft which is only available at Create & Craft till next month.
I have coloured the image with my promarkers. 
The hearts have had 3d gloss added but dont think it shows up. 
memory box butterfly and diecut heart from a friend. vellum envelope and diecut heart. 
Flower from hobby craft and lace & satin ribbon. Some tiny buttons for the flower centre.
D.P. is from my stash. White silver mirri and Red card for matting.
Well I hope you like and can come and join us we look forward to seeing what you come up with.
Thanks for popping by leave a comments so i know you have been i appreciate each and everyone.
challenges I would like to enter this card into are
Creative Colours - colours challenge plus extras
Inky Chicks - atg
Shopping Our Stash - love me do
Eureka Stamps - hearts
Make My Monday - bright and cheery colours
Squigglefly - hearts and love
Through the Purple Haze - love is in the air
My Sheri Crafts  - valentines day
Brown Sugar - valentines

Sunday 25 January 2015

Crafty Sentiments Want You

Call DT!!!!
Yes we have a DT Call and would like various members for both challenge blog and iinspirational blog. So if you fancy knowing more then hop on over