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Friday 29 January 2016

It's all about KIDS

Good morning well Friday can only mean CRAFTY CATZ has another challenge for you.
Are you up for a fab challenge !. Well this week it is all about
yes we need to see lots of children on your projects. Any occassion as long as it feature a child.
Our sponsor for this challenge is
so let me shre my card featuring Harriet only of the digital images available from their shop.
I have coloured the image with my promarkers
DP is papermania I think fairytale collection from a few years ago. i am trying hard to use up the mountain of old papers before i go and buy some more.
Dies are Cherrylyn and xcut
Pink satin ribbon and few gems and tiny pearl heart button.
Flowers are from a polkadoodles love & kisses collection
ok now it is over to you dont forget to link to your post and not just your blog.
Dont forget to checkout the rest of the teams creations they are all stunning.
Thanks for popping by and have a wonderful weekend
challenges I would like to enter this into are

                                    Crafty Girls Creations 2W,3E Always Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons 2W,must include ribbon #142 Fabulous Flowers 
Cute Card Thursday W,C5 #410 Ladies Only
In The Pink 2W,3E #86 Bling It On 
Little Miss Muffet Challenges 2W,1E,SIO #130 Anything Goes
Southern Girls 2W,1E,C10 Anything Goes
Crafting By Designs - W,F, 3E -  Add A Flower
Crafty Gals Corner -  W, E2 - #56 Anything Goes
I love Promarkers - W - Must use Promarkers - #301 Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - W, F- #70 Always Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - W, 5E - Anything Goes
A Gem of a Challenge 2W (W1)  lots of pink 
Cheery Lynn Designs - W, SIR, 1E -  #221 Anything Goes 

It's All Love & Romance at Polkadoodles

Happy Friday to you all!
I am bring you a new challenge from Polkadoodles 
now this could be Valentines soon be February. Anniversary, Engagement, Wedding
So lets see lots of love and hearts and couples.
Before I share my card have you seen the new collections wow Nikky has done it again a new one has been released Lily Bug just too cute
Ok let me share my card
flat view showing the layers

So I found this fab design sheet on Twiggy & Toots of the Happy couple sheltering from the rain (and those of us in the UK know about that). Dont they look cute in their wellies. They are clearly in love dont you think. The design sheet is a decoupage and this was my 1st love when I started crafting. So guess double Love. You can find the collection here 
The spotted paper is from the collection and the rose one is from Love & Kisses available here
I have added satin ribbon , doily and pearls all from my stash to embellish my card
Well thats it your turn now. 
Off you pop and checkout the rest of the teams creation and have a peep at that new CD it is on my wishlist dont tell the bank manager.
Thanks for popping by leave me a comment to let me know if you like decoupage.
I would love to enter this into the following challenges
As You Like It Challenge 2W,E3 Favourite One Or Multi Layer Paper Project And Why
Aud Sentiments Challenge 2W,E5 #147 Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations 2W,3E Always Anything Goes
DL ART Thursday Challenge 2W,2nd & 4th Thurs,3E #173 Valentine
In The Pink 2W,3E #86 Bling It On
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3, F Always Anything Goes

Brown Sugar – W, E2 - No. 183 - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers -  2WNo.101 - (W2 of 2) Anything Goe
Simply Papercraft - 2WE3 - No. 22 (W1 of 2) - Anything Goes

Thursday 28 January 2016

Love/Valentines/Anniversary challenge - Craft

Good morning well nearly weekend. We had some lovely projects entered last week so hope you can come and play along again this week with us at CRAFT.
Our theme this week is
so guess that means lots of lovey dovey creations.
Our sponsor this week are
and we also have a Star of the month images featured by
So for my card I have used one of our Star of the months images called Be my Valentine and is available here
I have coloured my image with Promarkers and destressed inks
Papers are all from my stash and are really quite old now
Dies used are Marianne Creatable, Xcuy and the fence was from a friend
Gems, Ribbon and flower from stash
This is for my nephew to give to his girlfriend 
Well I do hope you can come and join in with us this week cant wait to see what your making.
Why not pop along and checkout last weeks winners and top three and see what fab makes of non cards and while you are there checkout the stunning samples the team have made with our sponsors Images. I am sure you will find lots of inspirations.
Thanks for popping by see you all tomorrow with a new Crafty Catz challenge
7 Kids College Fund - 2W, 3E, SIR - #144 - Anything Goes 
Crafting By Designs - W,F, 3E -  Add A Flower
Crafty Gals Corner -  W, E2 - #56 Anything Goes
I love Promarkers - W - Must use Promarkers - #301 Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - W, F- #70 Always Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - W, 5E - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew 2W - #105 Anything Goes
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - M, 2nd Monday, 1E - (January) Hearts
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Eureka Stamps - W, 3E, F - Love is in the Air/Valentines Cards
Love to Scrap - 2W, 3E, F, digi or real stamping - (Week 2) Anything Goes
Great Impressions - M, 3E, SIO - January  Lovey Dovey
Allsorts W,3E Valentine's Day 
Crafty Friends Challenge 2W,(W2) - anything goes 
Cut it Up- 2W, 1E, Must have Die Cuts - No. 88 - (W1 of 2) - Love Is In The Air
Simply Papercraft - 2WE3 - No. 21 (W2 of 2) - Anything Goes
Oddball art - all you need is love

Tuesday 26 January 2016

Digi Choosday Challenge - In Bloom

Good morning hope you are all well. I see from the weather forecast that we are heading for another soaking. Those that are in flood areas have been told to be on alert. So hope you all keep safe.
That said I am sure we are all looking forward to spring andd all the lovely flowers that it brings. So what better than to have a challenge of 
So we are Digi Choosday would love you to come and play along with us sharing your creations featuring some blooms. This could be the feature as in mine or Embellishments.
For my card I am featuring a Digi image off the Work & Play 9 Love & Kisses available HERE. I love how all Nikkys collections have some Digis that you can feature as a main image.
I have used this lovely bunch of flowers.
 The papers and sentiment is also from the collection. There really are some hidden gems in these collections if you look close enough. 
Used a mixture of Promarkers and Lyra Rembrandt polycolour pencils to colour the image.
Quickutz die for the frame shape.
Ribbon, lace and pearls from stash
So now it is yourr turn head on over and checkout the teams creations for inspiration. While your there today we have a fab discount code to grab yourself a bargin at the shop.
Have you seen the awesome new collection
Stick & Bones. OMG

Well thanks for popping by look forward to seeing your link in Mr Linky and stay safe.
Crafty Sentiment Designs W,  - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew 2W - #105 Anything Goes

Fan-Tastic Tuesday - W,  #121 Anything Goes with a twist: Use Some Flowers
Retarte 2W, - #69 - Anything Goes 
Sweet Stamps M - January -  Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown W- #278 -  Anything Goes
Tuesday morning sketches - - Rotated left
Craft-Dee BowZ - M, (January) Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow
Crafting from the Heart - W,  Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W,  - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Boots - 2W, - (Week 2) Ribbon or Lace
Crafty Cardmakers - 2W,  - (Week 1) Punches and/ore Dies
Love to Scrap - 2W,  - (Week 2) Anything Goes
Our Crafty Corner - M, - (January) Always Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge - 2W, - (Week 2) Ribbons
Where the HeART is - M, - (January) Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - 2W #26 Anything Goes 
Quirky Crafts - M - Let's Quirky Celebrate
The Ribbon Girls - W, must use ribbon – January Any Image
Graph'It Colour Challenge - W (any medium)-  No.3 - Lace & Pearls
Left of Center Creative Challenges W - No.114 - Lots of Layers
Really Reasonable Ribbon - 2W,  - No.133 - (W1 of 2) Show Me The Pink with ribbon or trim

Sunday 24 January 2016

Birthday Candle Glow

Good evening a quick post from me this evening. 
I recently purchased some images from From The Heart Stamps and saw that they have a fab sketch.
So this is my card using the sketch for the weekly challenge and this fun image called Birthday Candle Bird Brain. This bird just cracks me up.

I have coloured the image with promarkers and Graphit pens.
Used a cuttle bug embossing folder and the Dp is from my stash. Few gems to finish and the sentiment came with the stamp.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges
613 Avenue Create - W - #160 Anything goes
Crafting When We Can - 2W, 2E, C5 -  Celebrating Any Occasion 
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - 2W (1st and 3rd Sunday) E3 #26 Anything Goes  
Quirky Crafts - M - Let's Quirky Celebrate
2 Creative Chicks (M,P1,JFF) Anything Goes
Crafts and Me (M, P1, SIOAnything Goes
The Sisters of Craft (M,P1) Anything Goes
Crafty Friends Challenge 2W,(W2) - anything goes 
Crafting-With-Friends 2W, 3E - (W2 of 2) Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft - 2WE3 - No. 21 (W2 of 2) - Anything Goes
Love to Scrap - atg
Not Just Cards - M, F - (January) Always Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - W, F- #69 Always Anything Goes
Ruby's Rainbow - 2W, JFF, C10 -  #121  Animal Magic