Thursday, 30 October 2014

Happy Birthday

Welcome to my new followers Sara.My card today was asked for a 4yr old hope she likes it.The image is a Saturated Canary coloured with promarkers and glossy accents on the balloon and eyes,glamour dust on dress frills,Tattered Lace embossed background,flower die and banner die which I won in a challenge a couple of months ago,cardstock from Papermill Direct,P.paper/dewdrops/ribbon from stash.I took the photo before I personalised it.
challenges-
creative craft cottage-digi/glitter
scribble and scrap-ATG
papernest dolls-ATG
love to scrap-seeing dots
not just cards-ATG
creative card crew-bows
TTCRD-ATG
passion for promarkers-add some sparkle
fan-tastic Tuesday-ATG/monochrome
paper pretties-polka dots(embossing)
Simon says-ATG
divas by design-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG
digistamps4joy-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
the stamping chef-ATG
really reasonable ribbon-ATG with ribbon/trim
aud sentiments-2 or 3 word sentiment
as you like it-cute or elegant(cute as that's how they usually turn out whether I plan it or not)
cute card Thursday-razzle dazzle
memas crafts-tic/tac/toe(ribbon/flowers/dies)
country view-sparkle and shine
Thanks for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x


Monday, 27 October 2014

GDT card for Craft Hoarders

Today is my second GDT post for Craft Hoarders and the challenge is "Layer It" easy eh? so hope you have time to come and support the challenge.I have made my favourite Upright Z-fold card,cardstock from papermill direct,all papers and elements are from Craftwork cards which I have had a while,safety pins/buttons/brad/liquid pearls and scissor charm(had at least three years!)from stash and Martha Stewart border punch.
challenges-
crafty sentiment-use a sentiment
top tip Tuesday-fave colour combo(pink/grey)
paper pretties-Birthday
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG---------DT CHOICE-Thank you Ivy
paper creator-pink or blue with buttons
crafty calendar-bingo-pink/sentiment/buttons
DL.ART-ATG
scribble and scrap-ATG
card mania-buttons
Thanks for dropping by -hope you are all well-and your comments are much appreciated
Carol xx

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Box and Balloons

Morning and hope you are enjoying your weekend -she says through a strained smile!Still on to the new challenge at 613 Avenue create which is ---Bags/Boxes/Tags and more.Our sponsors are Beansie Doodle and Bugaboo Stamps whose image I used-Balloon Bundle coloured with promarkers and added glossy accents,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.paper/ribbon and button from stash.I also made a matching card for inside.
challenges-
paper makeup stamps-think pink
card mania-buttons
love to scrap-seeing dots
not just cards-ATG
top tip Tuesday-fave colour combo(pink/white)
creative card crew-bows
TTCRD-ATG
stamp with Sarah kay-no cards
crafting with dragonflies-pink
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafting for all seasons-buttons and bows
inspiration destination-ATG
the stamping chef-ATG
as you like it-fave style/cute-even my darker cards turn out cute lol
in the pink-spots and/or stripes
sweetpea stampers-think pink
brown sugar-ATG
a creative romance-pink
sweet stampin-anything but a card
paper creator-pink/blue with buttons
memas crafts-tic/tac/toe(ribbon/buttons/Digi)
scribble and scrap-ATG
reasonable ribbon-ATG with ribbon/trim
Hope you can join us and thanks for calling---am trying to catch up with commenting so will call soon
Carol xx

Saturday, 25 October 2014

All Dressed Up

First of all a welcome to my new follower Lynda.We have a new challenge at Open-Minded Crafting Fun which is Halloween or All Dressed Up,as we don't really celebrate Halloween here and I have made a few cards for DT work I chose to go with All Dressed up.Sponsors are Crafty Sentiments designs,Scrappers Delight,The Stamping Boutique and Flat Friends Boutique and i chose their image "The Happy Couple" coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,ribbon,pearls,liquid pearls from stash and used a couple of dies and Martha Stewart border punch.I also used glamour dust round edges of die-cuts.The black mark is not on my card it appeared when I added watermark?
challenges-
addicted to stamps-ATG
ribbon girls-white
creative craft cottage-digi/glitter
quirky crafts-frame it
whoopsi daisy-lots of embellishments
creative card crew-bows
TTCRD-ATG
I love promarkers-no patterned paper----------------WINNER
word art Wednesday-ATG
DL.ART-ATG
delightful challenge-use three embellishments(pearls/ribbon/liwuid pearls)
inspiration destination-ATG
the stamping chef-ATG
crafty ribbons-tags and ribbon
brown sugar-ATG
memas crafts-tic/tac/toe(digi/sparkle/embossing)
reasonable ribbon-ATG with ribbon/trim
thanks for dropping by and any comments are much appreciated
Carol xx

Friday, 24 October 2014

Zombie Princess

Morning everyone and first of all welcome to my new follower NADINE.Today is our second challenge at Karleigh Sue and the challenge is Happy Halloween.I was given "Zombie Princess"available here.I coloured the image with promarkers,papers are Totally Gorjuss and from stash,dictionary page torn and distressed,cardstock from Papermill Direct.You can also join us on Facebook too.
challenges-
sweet stampin-Halloween
Marks finest-layer torn paper
corrosive -Halloween
opus gluei-ghostly goings on
pan pastel-Halloween colours
Lacy Sunshine-Halloween
red carpet studio-Halloween
dream valley-Halloween
crafty boots-Halloween
crafty sentiment-use a sentiment
the paper shelter-Halloween
DL.ART-Halloween
C.R.A.F.T-Halloween
Ladybug crafts-Halloween
We do hope you can support our challenge and you have a month to join in
Carol xx

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Sad news and Good news

Morning and hope you are all well,this morning I have sad news and good news.The sad news is three of the Design Teams I was on and run by the same owners have now sadly closed due to family and life issues and another one is closing at the end of the month.The good news is Angie (DT member and digi designer) has decided to open her own challenge blog with a ready made DT how good is that?
"Get Creative Challenges"
and the first challenge will be on the 3rd November so hope you will support us and come over and be a follower
Carol xx

Monday, 20 October 2014

Inklined Wizardry

Morning everyone and the start of another week means a new challenge at Artistic Inspirations which is ATG/Halloween and our sponsor is Just inklined.I chose the image Wizardry coloured with promarkers,and added glamour dust round image,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.paper was freebie from Tattered Lace craft mag,and silver embossed feather was a Craft-Stamper freebie stamp.
challenges-
creative card crew-use black cardstock
digi choosday-halloween
creative craft cottage-digi/glitter
stamp with Sarah Kay-halloween
lil red wagon-spooky
paper shelter-monsters or mythical
inky impressions-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
sweetpea stampers-halloween
totally gorjuss-show a feather
allsorts-embossing
scribble and scrap-ATG
addicted to stamps-ATG
corrosive challenges-halloween
pan pastel-halloween colours
opus gluei-ghostly goings on
lacy sunshine-halloween
red carpet studio-halloween
DL.ART-ATG
Thanks for dropping by and hope you can join us this week in our challenge
Carol xx