Sunday, 26 April 2015

Belly Dancer and Jingle Bells

Morning everyone and hope you are all well,after the gorgeous sunny weather it was wet and really cold yesterday!We have a new challenge at 613 Avenue Create which is "Humour as this is National Humour Month,there are some frebie humerous sentiments on the challenge blog if you need one.Sponsors are Bugaboo and Chubby mermaid whose image I used "Belly Dancer" coloured with promarkers and added gold glamour dust,cardstock from Papermill Direct,papers from stash,sentiment from google,and my new die which I won and which is Jingle bells but I thought it went with the image.
challenges-
ooh-la-la-lots of layers
crafty boots-red/white/blue
love to scrap-ATG
not just cards-ATG
creative card crew-sentiments
creative moments-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
crafty gals-girls
creative craft cottage-sparkle
crafts4eternity-ATG
simply create too-pretty woman
allsorts-bling
crafty calendar-add a sentiment
the sisters of craft-ATG
Do hope you can join us this week and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol x x

Saturday, 25 April 2015

Shabby Chic

Morning everyone and the weekend again means a new challenge at Open-Minded Crafting Fun which is "Shabby Chic"-our sponsors are
The East Wind,PpinkyDolls Art,Kith and Kin Digital Stamp Co and All Dressed Up whose beautiful image I used-"Looking Gorgeous" ,coloured with promarkers(a couple of tips from son who owns his own Tattoo Studio and a brilliant artist),cardstock from Papermill Direct,I made the background by using gesso on cardstock then a layer of kitchen roll for texture,more gesso then distress inks,scrip and flourish stamps,I also used some glossy accents crackle(which didn't crackle!)the fabric flowers, dewdrops,lace and seam binding from stash,I stamped the flowers and leaves and coloured with distress inks splashed with picket fence,distressed the edges and used silicone to create depth between the layers.This is my first "proper"go at shabby chic and i am absolutely delighted with the result and would like to thank Pamellia for some fantastic inspiration.
challenges-
corrosive challenges-floral fantasy
OSAAT-Girls
quirky crafts-colour or flowers------------WINNER
pan pastel-ATG
lacy sunshine-shabby chic
ooh-la-la-lots of layers
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
not just cards-ATG
digi sketch(T)-flowers
top tip Tuesday-3 of something/stamped flowers/fabric flowers
TTCRD-ATG
passion for promarkers-Spring blooms
Fab'n'funky-lace
Pennys challenges-use spooled items/lace/ribbon
crafters cafe blog-ribbon and/or lace(both)
The sisterhood of crafters-monochromatic
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
crafty gals-girls,girls,girls
C.R.A.F.T-make you own embellishments/stamped flowers/die-cut flower with rolled rose centre
brown sugar-ATG
crafts 4 eternity-ATG
chocolate coffee cards-use a die-cut
simply create too-pretty woman
stamping sensations-pretty in pink
whimsy inspires-colour an image
eclectic ellapu-out of your comfort zone
All Dressed up FB challenge-Mothers Day/shabby chic
Thank you for any comments you wish to leave all are much appreciated and off to catch up with all your blogs
see you tomorrow
Carol x x



Friday, 24 April 2015

Wedding Season

Morning everyone and hope you are all enjoying this beautiful weather.We have a new challenge at Simply Papercrafts which is Freestyle/Lots of layers and our sponsors are Sassy Studio and ADFD whose beautiful image I used-"I Do" coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.papers-Harmony from 7 Gypsies,Tonic border punch,pearls and brad from stash,pearl flourishes from "Flourish With A Bling" and I used my favourite upright Z fold card.
challenges-
Lacy Sunshine-shabby chic/vintage/steampunk
ooh-la-la-lots of layers
craft your passion-ATG
love to scrap-ATG
not just cards-ATG
craetive card crew-sentiments
the paper shelter-it's a celebration
creative moments-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafting for all seasons-milestone celebrations/wedding?
inspiration destination-ATG
Fairytale challenge-now or never
polka doodle-anything but square
Brown sugar-ATG
crafts4eternity-ATG
creative corner-wedding bells

Thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated-hope you can join us in the challenge
Carol x x



Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Rose Tattoo

Morning everyone and we have a new challenge at Create and Inspire which is "Add Some Flowers" how easy is that lol.We are sponsored by Enchanted Studio and I used the beautiful image Rose Tattoo coloured with promarkerscardstock from Papermill Direct,B.papers Tattered lace craft mag freebie,ribbon and pearls from stash,and a selection of die-cuts.
challenges-
sassy studio-have it your way/black and white
as you like it-markers or distress/distress to edge papers and markers to colour
Friday sketch-sketch
crafty catz-it's a girl thing
creative fingers-ATG
chocolate coffee cards-use a die-cut
addicted to stamps-girly but no pink
corrosive challenges-floral frenzy
OSAAT-ATG/Mothers/girls
Pan pastel-ATG
ooh-la-la-lots of layers
craft your passion-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
whimsy inspires-colour an image
The sisters of craft-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Monday, 20 April 2015

Colour Challenge

Morning and I would like to welcome my latest follower Bonnie,and today starts a new challenge at Get Creative Challenges-which is "Use Colours"/Pink/Purple and Green.We are sponsored by Lacy Sunshine and I used the beautiful image "Foxglove Enchantress" coloured with promarkers and TH Distress Glitter Clear rock candy,papers/liquid pearls/ribbon from stash.
challenges-
stamp with Sarah Kay-fave colours/purple/green
Pennys challenges-one for the girls
word art Wednesday-ATG
sassy studio-have it your way/purple/green-------WINNER
crafty catz-it's a girl thing
crafts galore-make a card
scribbles designs-Spring
whimsy inspires-colour an image
cupcake inspiration-colour challenge
corrosive challenges-floral fantasy
Lacy sunshine-shabby chic/steampunk/vintage
ooh-la-la-creations-lots of layers
thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Crafty Girlz Returns

Fiona along with tean leader Sue have re-opened "Crafty Girlz" challenges after been closed for about a year so was delighted when Fiona invited all the DT back-hope you will return and support us once again.We are sponsored by Rosey Hearts,ADFD and Lacy Sunshine whose image I chose-"Emily Rain Showers" coloured with promarkers and added glossy accents on raindrops,papers from Docrafts papermania,cardstock from Papermill Direct,I stamped and embossed the Dawm Bibby flowers stamps then cut them out and layered,pearls from stash.
challenges-
cute card Thursday-Bonny blues
the sisterhood of crafters-April showers
crafty catz-2 or more P.papers
creative fingers-ATG
left of center-spots and/or stripes
addicted- to stamps-girly but no pink
scribble and scrap-ATG
incy wincy-embossing/embossed stamped flowers
ooh-la-la-at least 5 layers
craft your passion-ATG
papertake weekly-words
crafty sentiments-ATG
top tip Tuesday- 3 of something/clouds/flowers
digi choosday-pearls/gems
everybody art-pearls
crafting by designs-ATG
paper creator-flowers
crafty calendar-add a sentiment
eclectic ellapu-April showers
fan-tastic Tuesday-ATG/pearls
crafty creations-seeing spots
word art Wednesday-ATG
Do hope you will come and join our challenge and check out the DT cards and blogs
Thank you for dropping by and any comments are much appreciated
Carol x

Father Son Fun

Morning everyone my first card today is for a GDT spot at Inky Impressions and the challenge is "Use Kraft".the image I chose is "Father Son-Fun" coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,paper,twine and hessian from stash,sentiments stamps are from Crafters Companion and Sheena Douglas,the tags are recycled from packaging.Keeping post short as having computer problems and don't want to push my luck.
challenges--
creative fingers-ATG
catch the bug-earth day recycle/tags
Robyns fetish-bakers twine-------------TOP PICK
ooh-la-la-at least 5 layers
craft your passion-ATG
papertake weekly-words
crafty sentiments-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
passion for promarkers-Tag you're it
crafty calendar-add a sentiment
country view-use kraft card
cutie pie-all about the boys
word art Wednesday-ATG
the paper shelter-one for the boys
fab'n'funky-masculine
Thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x