Monday, 24 April 2017

ATC Set

Morning and we have a new Just For Fun challenge starting today at Crafting From The Heart and I made three ATCs.The backgrounds were made with Brushos then stencilled over with distress inks,and the umbrella stamp was a craft mag freebie,on two a made a litte pocket with the offcuts and stamped with a script stamp and the third one just added two little offcut strips,then distress inked all edges.These were also used for an ATC swap on FB.
challenges-
TTCRD-ATG
addicted to stamps-not a square card
lets craft and create-April showers/ATG/Easter
lil red wagon-April showers
Pennys challenges-ATG
creative moments-ATG
Double D-silhouette challenge
Simon says-showers and/or flowers
Morgans artworld-ATG
allsorts-I spy-beginning with B-Brushos/blue/black/brolly
crafty friends-ATG
we love to create-Anything creative/mixed media
crafty calendar-April showers or Spring
scrappers delights-ATG

After posting a pic of our new chickens-I can't believe I am posting this----meet our new additions Derek and Daphne-2 6day old ducklings.
Thank you for dropping by and hope you can join us
Carol x x

Friday, 21 April 2017

Postcard Swap

This is a postcard I made for a postcard swap on FB and it is 6"x4" and has to be flat to go through the post as a postcard.The card was fist smooshed through left over silver Aztec metallic craft paint -the birds on wire and sentiment were freebie stamps(sent with an order) from Crafty Individuals and the bird in the corner was a Craft Stamper mag freebie,Black soot distress ink round edges and done!.
challenges-
addicted-to-stamps-not a square card
INTAAS-wings
Pammies inky pinkies-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
crafty sentiments-men/boy
Try it on Tuesday-add a quote
the paper shelter-sentimental
Pennys challenges-ATG
creative moments-ATG
the sisterhood of crafters-stamp it
double D-silhouette challenge
word art Wednesday-ATG
MAWTT-birds/feathers
aud sentiments-use a stamped sentiment
QKR Stampede-ATG/feathered friends
craft rocket-inspired by book/movie/The Birds,Alfred Hitchcock
the crafty addicts-add a sentiment
Thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Monday, 17 April 2017

Wedding Box Card

Welcome to my new follower and fellow chicken lover lol Lisa-back again with a box card for Artistic Inspirations-I made an ATG project for the new challenge ATG/Add a ribbon/lace sponsored by Nikki Burnette.Cardstock from Papermill Direct,wedding paper from EK Success had for yonks,selection of dies from Tattered Lace,Memory Box,Joanna Sheen,DoHickey and butterflies were craft mag freebies,Vintage wedding image from Graphic 45,ribbon/flower/peel offs and wooden heart from stash.
challenges-
word art Wednesday-ATG
cute card Thursday-more than 1 fold
QKR Stampede-ATG-------WINNER
creative fingers-ATG
creatalicious-ATG
pink gem-ribbon and/or lace
Happy little stampers-ATG with dies
craft rocket-inspired by song/movie-Four Weddings and a Funeral
Mix it up-ATG/just for fun
Thank you for dropping by and hope you can find the time to join us
Carol x x

Noahs Cake Smash

Our grandson Noah was 1yrs old on 11th April and grandaughter Holly was 8yrs on same day (her card is below)and this is Noahs card,I used a pic taken at his birthday cake smash which was a week earlier.Cardstock from Papermill Direct,papers/ribbon/buttons/metal brad button and liquid pearls from stash-finished.
challenges-
word art Wednesday-ATG
as you like it-fave card shape-definitely square as I find it easier to plan layout
4crafty chicks-babies of all kinds-----TOP CHICK
creative fingers-ATG
creatalicious-Birthday
pink gem-ribbon and/or lace
ribbon girls-any image
ooh-la-la-birthday cards
craft dee-bowz-ATG with a bow
Mix it up-ATG/just for fun
Thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x

Chicken Run and Chickens

I have two birtrhday cards to share today-our grandson Noah was 1yrs old on the 11th April(Card to follow)and also Grandaughter Holly was 8yrs old the same day and asked for chickens for her birthday-which I might add are living at Grandmas lol so we have three new additions to our 2cats,2dogs,2bearded dragons,2rabbits,4hamsters and 1gecko-and I was quite happy just living with our two cats!!!Anyway I made her a card using Chicken Run images,I used a background stamp on kraft card and cut into strips for a chicken shed door and added some fibres for straw.I added two apertures with lift up covers inside card as little chicken roosts.

Hollys chickens-Madeline,Mathilda and Ginger
challenges-
crafty creations-ATG
MAWTT-birds/feathers
as you like it-fave card shape-it has to be a square-I occasionally make other shapes but the square seems more aesthetically pleasing to the eye
aud sentiments-happy birthday
crafty catz-ATG with animals
creative corner-farm friends-----WINNER
creatalicious-birthday
crafty friends-animals or birds
INTAAS-wings
ooh-la-la-birthday cards
craft rocket-inspired by book/movie-Chicken Run
Quirky crafts-quirky pets
crafty cardmakers-things with wings
Mix it up-ATG/just for fun
Thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Jurassic Park lol ?

Morning and I am back with my 3rd and last DT post today -which is for the halfway inspiration at Love To Craft.I was asked to make a card in a box for a 5yrs old boy so I used Dinosaur images and papers from a Cards for Boys CD which came free with Making Cards craft mag.The cardstock is from Papermill Direct and the foliage dies are from Sue Wilson/fence die from Memory Box.I put a large 5yrs old badge under the front flap as the bright colours didn't match the box lol.
challenges-
CD Sunday-Spring colours
corrosive challenge-ATG
ooh-la-la-birthday cards
TTCRD-ATG
cardz4guys-animal antics
Pennys challenges-ATG
MAWTT-birds and feathers?
cute card Thursday-more than 1 fold-----WINNER
polka doodle-ATG
crafty catz-ATG with animals
cards galore encore-ATG
craft rocket-inspired by book/film-Jurassic Park
2crafty critter crazies-ATG/critters
creatalicious-ATG/Birthday
crafty friends-animals or birds
Mix it up-ATG/just for fun
Than you for dropping by and hope you can find the time to join us
Carol x x

La Femme

Morning I have three DT posts today and this one is the 2nd which is for the half way inspiration "Girlz Rule" challenge at Love to Scrap.We are sponsored by Heartfelt Creations,Pickled Potpourri and Little Blue Button Stamps.I used my own stamps set which has long lost the cover so no idea whose-sorry,I used a laser cut greyboard from Tando,base layer of Tando acrylic paint then distress ink through two stencils,then stamped image and sentiments,gold cosmic shimmer gilding polish round the edges and a metal corner from Xanderous.
challenges-
love to create-anything creative/mixed media
corrosive challenge-ATG
Pammies inky pinkies-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
lemon shortbread-ATG
try it on Tuesday-add a quote
crafty creations-ATG
the paper shelter-girl power
Pennys challenges-ATG
the sisterhood of crafters-stamp it
crafting by designs-girls or flowers
word art Wednesday-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
creative artiste-mixed media
crafting with an attitude-ATG
eclectic ellapu-shabby chic or vintage
altered eclectics--altered or mixed media
the crafty addicts-ATG/add a sentiment
creatalicious-ATG
a bit more time to craft-ATG
Mix it up-ATG/just for fun
thank you for dropping by and hope you will join us
Carol x x