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Monday, 31 October 2016

Journal Page

Morning and we have a new challenge at Get Creative which is ATG and as we are sponsored by Karleigh Sue I coloured the image then cut it out and glued onto a journal page -background created with distress inks through a random circled stencil and DecoArt Media mister sprays,a scrip stamp and stamped Create from Crafters Companion.
challenges-
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
a snowflakes promise-ATG
lemon shortbread-ATG
lil red wagon-stencil it
crafty gals corner-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG
creative moments-ATG
crafty addicts-ATG/Halloween colours
Simon says-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
Inspiration destination-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
MFP Stampshop-ATG
love to create-Anything creative/mixed media
creatalicious-ATG/anything but a card
Thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
See you Tomorrow
Carol x x


Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Ivy Corner ATC

Morning and we have an new monthly mixed media challenge starting today at A Inky Mess sponsored by Ikes Art-I made an ATC and used the image Ivy Corner coloured with my new Graphic Line Paint pens and a water brush to create a watercolour effect.I put the image onto 3-D foam and embossed the backing card with Leaf EF from Crafters Companion then rubbed Mica pwd over the embossing/cardstock from Papermill Direct and liquid pearls from stash,the little Bee stamp is from Chocolate Baroque.
challenges-
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
MAWTT-trees and or leaves(Ivy leaves)
crafty girls creations-ATG
perfectly created chaos-ATG
brown sugar-ATG
crafty catz-ATG with embossing
the pencil cases-ATG
love to create-mixed media/anything creative
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
not just cards-ATG
Hope you find the time you join us and you have a month
Carol x x

Monday, 24 October 2016

Sweet Annabelle

Morning and back with my 2nd post today which is a centre step card for Crafting From The Heart and as our sponsor is
Conie Fong I used the beautiful image "Sweet Annabelle" coloured with promarkers and added glamour dust,cardstock from Papermill Direct,foloiage dies from Sue Wilson,papers/paperclip and flowers from stash.Update from Ellie-she came 24th out of 200 in the cross country race so well done Ellie.
challenges-
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
fab'n'funky-fabulous flowers
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
crafty girls creations-ATG
perfectly created chaos-ATG----TOP 3
polka doodle-ATG
brown sugar-ATG
sweet stampin-fave colour combo/pink/green
the pencil cases-ATG
crafty friends-ATG
Vilda stamps-ATG
crafting when we can-No square cards
Thank you for dropping by and all your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Decorated notebook

Morning and I have two DT projects today the first one is a decorated notebook for Artistic Inspirations using the image Salsa from our sponsor Robyns Fetish,coloured with promarkers and glossy accents on the jar,I was originally going to make a label for a jar then changed my mind.Cardstock from Papermill Direct,border paperfrom stash and sentiment computer generated in Dafont.
challenges-
crafty sentiments-ATG
passion for promarkers-Autumn colours
as you like it-old/new stash/we all like new stuff but I have so much old stuff I need to use/the border strip was cut from papers at least 4yrs old
crafty girls creations-ATG
perfectly created chaos-ATG
polka doodle-ATG
brown sugar-ATG
Morgans artworld-frame it
pile it on-food or drink
OSAAT-ATG with Halloween colours
creatalicious-ATG
not just cards-ATG
word art Wednedsay-ATG
Vilda stamps-ATG
Di's digi designs-Halloween colours
Hope you can join us and thank you for dropping by
Carol x x

Friday, 21 October 2016

Another Halloween Tag

Morning everyone and feeling rather proud today grandaughter Ellie(9yrs) has been chosen among the few representing Thanet Primary School in a cross country run today-so good luck Ellie.We have a new ATG challenge today at Simply Papercrafts sponsored by Robyns Fetish and I used the image-Mark Mummy-coloured with promarkers,tag was made with recycled packaging,paper from Crafters Companion CD,black tulle/spider charm/square from Graphic 45 papers and bandage from stash.
challenges-
a bit more time to craft-ATG
MFP stampshop-ATG----------------TOP 3
Robyns Fetish-Halloween
left of center-Halloween
crafty boots-Halloween
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
inky chicks-too cute to spook
try it on Tuesday-scary and spooky
deep ocean-Halloween
let's create-Halloween
the paper shelter-Halloween---------WINNER
crafty gals corner-be fa-boo-lous
Pennys challenges-Halloween
crafting by designs-Halloween
the male room-Halloween---HONOURABLE MENTION
creative inspirations-Halloween
give a crafter a cookie-Halloween
paper creator-anything spooky
crafty calendar-Halloween
Fabrika fantasy-Halloween
unicorn challenge-Halloween
creatalicious-Halloween
Patties creation-Halloween
simply create too-Halloween
Di's digi designs-Halloween
Hope you can join us and see you there
Carol x x

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

60th Birthday

Morning and we have a new challenge starting today at Create And Inspire which is Just For Fun,we have no sponsor this challenge so as I had been asked to make a 60th birthday card thought I would kill two birds with one stone so to speak lol.I found the image on Google (thanks Chrissy)and added glossy accents to the rose,lge rose B.paper from stash,two back papers were freebies from Tattered Lace craft mag,lace/ribbon/fabric flower/pearls from stash,sentiment was computer generated in dafont,cardstock from Papermill Direct.
challenges-
as you like it-fave flowers/bought/handmade-I love handmade flowers BUT sometimes bought ones just fit perfectly
in the pink-ribbon and/or bows
craft rocket-Happy birthday
aud sentiments-vintage and sentiment
crafty catz-all tied up
Morgans artworld-frame it
Dis digi designs-add a sentiment
petal Lu-ATG
a bit more time to craft-ATG
MFP stampshop-ATG-----------TOP 3
ribbon girls-any image
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
lemon shortbread-ATG
crafting with an attitude-ATG
creatalicious-ATG
eclectic ellapu-Vintage/shabby chic-----TOP 5
Vilda stamps-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope you can join us in the challenge
Carol x x

Sunday, 16 October 2016

Halloween Tag

Hi as I don't know anyone who sends Halloween cards I have made a Halloween tag using an image from Oddball Art-Tiffany the Terrible,coloured with promarkers,TH Scaredy Cat die,Sizzix doily die,B.paper from Crafters Companion CD,ribbon and tulle from stash.
challenges-
Tuesday throwdown-Halloween
lemon shortbread-ATG
try it on Tuesday-scary and spooky
passion for promarkers-Halloween
lil red wagon-best witches
crafty creations-not a card
Pennys challenges-ATG
creative moments-ATG
craftaholicsrus-Halloween girl tags--TOP CRAFTAHOLIC
polka doodle-ATG
Patties creations-Halloween
creative fingers-ATG
simply create too-Halloween
Robyns fetish-Halloween
OSAAT-ATG with Halloween colours
Fabrika fantasy-Halloween
Unicorn challenge-Halloween
country view challenge-all things spooky
Delicious Doodles-Halloween
paper creator-anything spooky
crafty calendar-Halloween
left of center-Halloween
crafty boots-Halloween
let's craft and create-Halloween
Thank you for dropping by and all your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Journal page-Harriet Dreaming

Morning again and back with my second post today which is my DT journal page for CCC Digi Creations ATG/Add a Bow challenge,we are sponsored by Pink Gem Designs and I chose the beautiful image Harriet coloured with promarkers/printed out twice as the first time my skin promarkers kept running out and looked a mess and was only left with a couple of really pale colours!!!Sizzix doily die,ribbon and oddments of paper and dictionary pages from stash.I used acrylic paint/script stamp/and made the circles and lines with bottle tops and a plastic card,the stamped gold heat embossed dream is from Crafters Companion.Would also like to welcome my new follower Katie.
challenges-
love to create-anything creative/mixed media
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-go pink
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
lemon shortbread-ATG
crafty creations-not a card
Pennys challenges-ATG
creative moments-ATG
crafting by designs-add a sentiment
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
in the pink-ribbon and/or bows
crafty girls creations-just for fun
polka doodle-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
Morgans artworld-frame it
Dis digi designs-add a sentiment
digistamps4joy-make your own background
altered eclectics-ATG/mixed media
Hope you can join us and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol x x

Flower Monkey

Morning and hope everyone is okay and well I am finally feeling a lot better just left with a cough,but at least I am up and about again.I have two posts today,my first one is my DT card for
Crafty Girlz and as we are sponsored by ADFD I chose the image Flower Monkey coloured with oil pastels but wasn't really happy with the result not sure if it was the paper or the user!Cardstock from
Papermill Direct,B.papers and Sue Wilson Dies from stash.We have had a very rainy week expected really as it's Hull Fair Week-always rains!!!
challenges-
Robyns Fetish-nature
craft your passion-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG
creative moments-ATG
the crafty addicts-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
MAWTT-trees and/or leaves
creative fingers-ATG
Vilda stamps-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Hope you will join us
Carol x x

Friday, 7 October 2016

Be you because everyone else is taken

Morning again and back with second post today which is for Simply Papercrafts and as we are sponsored by Oddball Art.My image is coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,oddments of papers from stash and a couple of cut up die-cuts,the splats down the side is the edge of a craft mag freebie stamp.
UPDATE major misunderstanding on my part -I posted the wrong card and this image is actually from Lacy Sunshine.
challenges-
catch the bug-ATG
MFP Stampshop-ATG
ooh-la-la-feminine
craft your passion-ATG
a bit more time to craft-ATG
Robyns fetish-square cards
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
Julia Spiri-ATG
lil red wagon-colour ch/purple/orange/green
crafty gals corner-punches/die-cuts
I love promarkers-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG
creative moments-2or more papers
crafting by designs-ATG
aud sentiments-ATG+sentiment
4crafty chicks-ATG
give a crafter a cookie-Autumn colours
classic design team-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and wil catch up later
Carol x x

Icy Snow Queen

Morning and I have two DT cards to post today the first one is for Crafting With Friends and Aurora wings are sponsoring so I used the beautiful image Icy Snow Queen coloured with promarkers and added glamour dust,Tattered Lace bow die-layered,Tattered Lace Ditsy Dots EF,cardstock from Papermill Direct,gems from stash.
challenges-
catch the bug-ATG
MFP-ATG
ooh-la-la-feminine
make my Monday-no P.paper
incy wincy-all that glitters
craft your passion-ATG
a bit more time to craft-ATG
pile it on-sparkle
OSAAT-ATG with monochromatic
not just cards-ATG
Julia Spiri-ATG
passion for promarkers-add texture
crafty gals corner-punches and die-cuts
I love promarkers-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG
card mania-let it shine
SNSRC-one colour
crafting with an attitude-ATG
Vilda stamps-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope you find the time to join us-been mia on the commenting front but will have time to catch up tonight
Carol x x

Thursday, 6 October 2016

Gorgeous Fushia

My card today is for the new challenge at Create and Inspire which started yesterday the 5th but for some reason I had it scheduled for the 7th,anyway here it is I used the beautiful image Fushia from Sheepsi Designs who are sponsoring this challenge,coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct and papers from stash-now can you believe not one piece of paper was cut in the making of this card(only the cardstock),I found three pieces that co-ordinated and matted and layered perfectly yay.I adore Fushias and used to have a really big collection of them all in the garden and a yard full of containers-I even grew standard ones from my own cuttings too-and now my son is doing the same!
challenges-
creative fingers-ATG
Morgans artworld-ATG
catch the bug-ATG
ooh-la-la-feminine?
craft your passion-ATG
a bit more time to craft-ATG
Robyns fetish-square cards
not just cards-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
I love promarkers-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG
creative moments-ATG/2or more papers
crafting by designs-ATG
the crafty addicts-ATG/use P.papers
word art Wednesday-ATG
cute card Thursday-ATG
crafty girls creations-just for fun
crafting with an attitude-ATG
pearly sparkles-flowers
Vilda stamps-ATG
Hope you will come and join us
Carol x x

Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Fight Like A Girl

Morning and very excited -today is the very first challenge at Daisy Chain and the challenge is Pink/Breast Cancer Awareness-so hope you will join in and support us our challenges start on the 5th of every month.I used the Fight Like A Girl Image from Saturated Canary which was a freebie a long time ago,coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.paper/dewdrops/buttons/metal square and fabric daisies from stash-I made a centre step card and the second pic is to show the daisies.
challenges-
as you like it-fave colour combo-pink and white/very feminine and pretty
star stampz-layer it up
aud sentiments-ATG+sentiment
polka doodle-ATG
Brown sugar-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
Morgans artworld-ATG
PetalLu-ATG
crafting with dragonflies-pinktober----TOP 3
ooh-la-la-feminine
love to scrap-go pink
crafters cafe blog-use lots of pink
OSAAT-ATG with monochromatic
crafty sentiments-ATG
passion for promarkers-add texture----TOP 5
dragonfly dreams-think pink
unicorn challenge-pretty pink/halloween
Julia Spiri-ATG
Hope you will follow and support the new challenge-see you there
Carol x x

Monday, 3 October 2016

Pink Christmas

Morning and we have a new challenge starting today at Get Creative which is Must include Stitching,we are sponsored by Starstampz and I used the image Christmas Elf Ornament,coloured with promarkers,papers/ribbon/button/liquid pearls from stash,cardstock from Papermill Direct,stamped sentiment from Penny Black.
challenges
crafty sentiments-ATG
a snowflakes promise-ATG-Seasons
deep ocean-ATG
lemon shortbread-ATG
crafty gals corner-ATG
fab'n'funky-Christmas
Pennys challenges-Winter/Christmas
crafting by design-favourite season
the crafty addicts-ATG/use P.paper
Simon says-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
star stampz-layer it up-------------TOP 3
crafty girlz creations-ATG
aud sentiments-ATG+sentiment
crafty ribbons-ribbon or lace
love to scrap-go pink
crafters cafe blog-use lots of pink
Thank you for dropping by and hope you find the time to join us
Carol x x

Sunday, 2 October 2016

Card and ATC

Morning everyone and hope you are all well and raring to join our new challenge at 613 Avenue Create which is ATG/Green and Gold,we have quite a few sponsors so that means lots of prizes.I made two projects using images from Eureka-the first one is a card using Heart tree coloured with Twinkling H2O's,ribbon/hessian/mirri board/gems and B.paper from stash,cardstock from Papermill Direct and I painted white and black card with gold Aztec paint to get a different effect,the flowers were stamped out of a gold foil top off a yoghurt pot(washed I might add lol)the congratulations is a Tattered Lace die.
My second project is an ATC using Tulips coloured with Twinkling H2O's,Sizzix die,ribbon from stash,and I gold-heat embossed the edges and Tulip stamp onto back card.I have a concertina type mini album which I am using to hold my ATCs -it is kraft card which I painted with gold Aztec paint.
challenges-
crafty boots-Autumn
MMM-no patterned paper
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
lemon shortbread-ATG
deep ocean-ATG
the paper shelter-blooming days
Double D-trees
Simon says-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
craft rocket-ribbon and/or lace
aud sentiment-ATG+sentiment
4 crafty chicks-ATG
crafty ribbons-ribbon or lace
pearly sparkles-flowers
Hope you will join us and you have a full month
Carol x x

Saturday, 1 October 2016

SOS From the Bees and Elephants

Ooops sorry Leslie just realised this challenge should have been posted this morning,I actually thought it had been scheduled obviously not!!!So onto my project which is a journal page,for the new challenge at Love to Craft-come and show whatever you are crafting.I have had the elephant image for a long time and no idea where it came from so if anyone knows please tell,I coloured the image with my new oil pastels and this is my first attempt so not to bad lol,die cut heart was coloured with pan pastels,Chocolate Baroque Bee stamp with glamour dusted wings,script stamp,plastic card used for stripes,bottle top lids dipped in paint,homemade textured paste through Tando stencil,coloured strip on left hand side is a strip of clothing label,strips of P.paper,mica powder added to edge of clock die which symbolises time running out,cardstock from Papermill Direct,the SOS from Tattered lace alphabet die is for the declining number of Bees and Elephants.
challenges-
incy wincy-things that fly
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
inky chicks-animals
deep ocean-ATG
creative moments-ATG
Simon says-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
aud sentiments-ATG+ sentiment
4 crafty chicks-ATG
QKR stampede-cut it up
creative fingers-ATG
the pencil case-ATG
classic design team-ATG----DT Favourite/thank you Chrissy
digistamps4joy-ATG/make your own background
altered eclectics-ATG/mixed media
more mixed media-ATG/brown
creative artiste-anything mixed media
Vilda stamps-ATG
Do hope you can join us and don't forget it's absolutely anything you are crafting
Carol x x

Ballerina

Morning everyone and the 1st October can you believe???We have a new ATG challenge starting at CCC Digi Creations with Morgans Artworld sponsoring.I used the beautiful image "Ballerina"coloured with promarkers and the very edge of a stamp for round the edge,B.paper/ribbon/pearls/metal brad from stash,Martha Stewart border punch and Die'sire scallop dies,cardstock from Papermill Direct and I made an upright-Z-fold card.
challenges-
the ribbon girl-any image
lacy sunshine-ATG
ooh-la-la-feminine
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
lemon shortbread-ATG
deep ocean-ATG
crafty gals corner-ATG---TOP 5
the crafty addicts-ATG/use P.paper
Simon says-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
craft rocket-ribbon and/or lace
star stampz-layer it up
crafty ribbons-ribbon or lace
4 crafty chicks-ATG
polka doodle-ATG
brown sugar-ATG
QKR Stamped-cut it up
Morgans artworld-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
Vilda stamps-ATG
Hope you can join us and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol x x