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Friday 18 September 2015

Special Occasion Challenge at Crafty Catz - 1st Birthday

Good morning a little late posting as I was watching Nikky from Polkadoodles doing her pencil show. Great show and I can say they are brilliant pencils. I have this set.
Anyway today is Friday and that means another fab challenge at CRAFTY CATZ.
Our challenge this week is
Special Occasion
Nice easy one.
Our sponsor this week is that awesome digital company
I have used a image from our sponsor called Eggbert Clown

I have gone with bright colours as this is for a 1st Birthday one of those very Special birthday.
Coloured with promarkers.
Dp is from a old pad I have soo many I need to use up. I think this one is Echo Park.
Numbers embossing folder, Joanna Sheen Banner die and My favorites Number die. Silver mirri card for bling and Blue mirri card to mat the image.
Sheer ribbon to finish off.
Well now it is your turn lets see what Special Occasion you are celebrating.
Have a great weekend fingers cross it stays dry.
Bye for now.

Shabby Chic at Polkadoodles- When is a toilet roll not a toilet roll

Happy Friday morning are you ready for the show with Nikky from Polkadoodles at Create and Craft she is on with the fab Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor Pencils. I have my seat reseved  hoping to get some tips and I believe they will be having a fab set on if you are starting out.
Anyway lets get back to the Shabby Chic and it is Team A's turn at Polkadoodles turn to share their inspiration on the challenge blog today.
The theme is Shabby Chic dont run for the hills you will get lost
Be warned I have a few pictures to share so grab a cuppa and a biscuit.
Well for my Shabby Chic Project which I had to look up the definition for. I have done a little mini album/Tag book.
 I idea is that you write on the tags or add little pictures if you want. I havent used a image but used papers and elements for each of the pages from 2 cds- Rose Budd collection  available here and one of my favorites Twiggy & Toots available Here. 
Ok pictures start here
 !st and 2nd page
 3rd & 4th Page
 %th & 6th Page

 Back Page

I have added Lace and Ribbons and gems from my stash. 
The Pages Bases have actually been made from Toilet Rolls. I ran these through my big shot to crease and then covered with papers. Cut some tags to slide in.
I do hope you like it as much as I have enjoyed making. We would love for you to come and join us in the challenge and share your Shabby Chic I am sure it wont be Shabby at all.
Thank you for popping by and hope the picture show wasnt too long. Now go checkout the rest of the amazing team they have really rocked this challenge.
By for now
The ABC Challenge- Recipe - pink pearls and Ribbon 
Aud Sentiments Challenge - #140 Anything Goes (+ a sentiment) 
Crafting with an Attitude - #7 Anything Goes
Crafty Girls CreationsAlways Anything Goes
In the Pink - 2W, 3E, lots of pink – #78 For A Friend (in pink of course)
Southern Girls - #119 Layer It Up
Crafting for all Seasons - 2W, 3E - #110 Layering It Up
Creative Moments - 2W, 3E - #76 Anything Goes/Use A Sentiment 
Fab 'n' Funky - W,1E, C10 - #273 Recycle/Upcycle
Inspiration Destination - W, F- #51 Always Anything Goes 
Deep Ocean Challenge 2W - #112 - Shabby Chic
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Get Creative Challenges - 2W, 3E - (Week 2Use a Tag

Thursday 17 September 2015

Bling it Up at Craft

Good morning well it is Thursday and that means I am here with another challenge for CRAFT. This week wee would love to see lots of BLING on your projects. Remember we are not just a card challenge we love to see all types of Crafting.
We are sponsored this week by  Scrappers Delight
We where allowed to play with some of their images and I picked this cutie Cupcake Honey
I have coloured my image with my new Lyra Remembt Polycolor pencils.
 Cut out with oval  stitched My Favorite things die
The Dp is from a very old pad with no cover but think my be papermania or dovecraft 
Matted onto some Glitter card..
Embellishments are Ribbon. Lace, Scrim, Flowers, Gems
Well now it is your turn come share your projects with your bling on. 
Dont forget to checkout the rest of the teams creations there is lots of inspiration.
Thanks for popping by leave me a comment i love reading them and it is so nice to see who pops by.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Crafting By Designs -- Let's Celebrate
Crafty Gals Corner -  #37 Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - #51 Always Anything Goes 
Fan-Tastic Tuesday -#102 Anything Goes with a twist: Bright and Colorful
Paper Minutes #400 Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Incy Wincy Designs - W, 5E - No Rubber Stamps
Ooh La La Creations - 2W, SIO - (Week 1) Feminine
Glitter n Sparkle - W - #154 Use something that begins with G- glitter card
Pile It On - W #86 Birthday
The Ribbon Girls - W, must use ribbon – September any image
Crafty Calendar M,1E  Sept - anything goes 

Tuesday 15 September 2015

Digi Choosday DT - Monochromatic

Good morning and happy Tuesday.
 I am here to share my DT card for Digi Choosday Challenge Blog.
This week we are going 
now this doesnt mean Black & White it just means shades of one colour
That said mine is shades of Grey. (no not 50 shades lol)

 For my Monochromatic card I have gone with the Greys. 
I have used yet again one of the fab Ickyink digi images. 
This one is Oddella Heart and is available HERE
My papers and elements are from Frosted Winter CD available HERE 
My sentiment tickets are from Work & Play 10 Country Life available HERE
I have coloured my image with my new Lyra Rembrandt Polycolour Pencils and this is only my 2nd image coloured with these pencils OMG I love them.
 added lace and gems from my stash.
So now it is your turn the team have all gone with various colours so please check them out for inspiration and i look forward to seeing what you make.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Crafty Sentiment Designs-atg
Doodle Pantry  -atg
Paper Minutes -atg
Sweet Stamps -atg
Crafting from the Heart -atg
Craft It Up & Link It Up Linky Party by Craftin Desert Divas -Favorite Color Combo-black & white
Crafty Boots-monochrone
Incy Wincy Designs-no rubber stamps
Make My Monday - W, C6 - Back & White + Hint of one other color
My Besties UK Challenge-) Anything Goes & Black & White
Pile It On - W #86 Birthday

Monday 14 September 2015

Mrs Ginger Bread- Frosted Winter- Create & Craft Sample

Good morning and Happy Monday.
I dont have a card scheduled to be posted today so thought I would share another of the Octivia Frosted Winter samples i did for Polkadoodles Create &Craft show last week.
This time I am sharing a shape card which I made from one of the embellishments
All the elements can be found on the CD here
I copied th file into word and enlarged then printed onto Craft card. I cut 2 of these and made a hinge for the top with a circle die joining the 2 shapes. I shaded the Kraft card with my Promarkers and used a white pen for the mouth etc. I printed some of the spotted paper from the CD and cut to shape adding some narrow lace. Tied a few tiny bows for the hair and also the dress. Cut one of my sentiment dies to finish. This was mainly made to show that an embellishment can be enlarged and made into a card. There are many of these on the CD that would make fab card templetes.
Well I hope you like and maybe next time I will do a Mr Ginger Bread Man. Not sure if he should be suited or dressed casual. I do think she is in her best dress though.
Thanks for popping by
Craft your passion - atg
Incy Wincy Designs - No rubber stamps

Sunday 13 September 2015

GDT Quirky Crafts - Let's have some Quirky Animal Magic

Happy Sunday Morning i am not usually posting on a Sunday but I recently was one of the lucky Top Three at Quirky Crafts and they asked me to be a GDT.

So today i am bringing you my post and they have a wonderful challenge for you this time.
Let's have some Quirky ANIMAL Magic
So lets see lots of Animals on your creations
They have 2 wonderful sponsors that have also given the DT images to play along with.
They are
Sweet Pea Stamps & Bugaboo
so head over for prize details.
For my card I picked this fab stamp from Sweet Pea Stamps called

I have coloured my image with a mixture of Promarkers and Lyra Rembrandt pencils.
DP's is Laura Ashley a very old pad.
Lace and ribbon from stash
Sequins, Gem Corner and glitter from local craft shops
Die cuts are Joanna Sheen and My Favorite Things
I have really enjoyed making this card and do hope that you will pop along and checkout the rest of the teams creations for your inspiration. 
Hope you can join us in the challenge and link your project.
Have a good week.