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Friday, 20 October 2017

Autumn Book Mark

Hi Folks yes 2 posts in 1 day.
I am here to share a book mark I made a while back and had been meaning to blog.
The image is from Simple B Stamps and was one of the progressive images on Bettys facebook page.
if you would like to purchase it you can buy from the shop HERE
Image is called Fall dance Daphne

close up of the image

Marianne Creatable die
Sentiment comes with the image
Co ordinations card
twine & Beads from stash

Well hope you like and please have a peep in Bettys shop and maybe pop along to the facebook page and join in with the challenge it starts the 1st of the month.
Bye again that all for me for today.


Morning I am here with todays new challenge at CRAFTY CATZ.
This week our twist has been picked by our host Janette
Autumn Colours
Now the twist is optional and our challenge is 
We have a fabulous sponsor who kindly allowed us to play with some images
fab prize of 4 images of the winners choice.
So here is my card using 2 images this fab fence and a cute squirrel
both images can be found in their shop and they also have a Friday Freebie so well worth having a peep I am sure you will find lots to purchase.
I coloured both images with promarkers and fussy cut them.
The base card is a A5 the sunflowers has Tonic Glitter for the centres.
The trees are a Marianne Creatable die using Fallen leaf design paper.
The backing has been embossed with a tattered lace folder and then Distressed inks added to high light the leaf pattern.
Ribbon from my stash to finish off and the sentiment is a Whimsey rubber stamp.

Well I think this is definitely Autumn dont you.
Now it is your turn we would love to see what your making so please link up so we can pop along and have a peep. You never know you might be our lucky winner of some fab digital stamps.
Have a great weekend the children in my area break up from school so fingers crossed the weather isnt too bad for them.
Bye for now.
Crafting With An Attitude M,1st Thurs,3E Always Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts W,2E,C8 #216 Fall
Moving along with the Times 2W,3E #56 Autumn/Fall
Cardz 4 Guyz 2W, 3E - #180 - Boo - Halloween or Autumn
Crafty Sentiment Designs W, 1E, SIO - Leaves
Ike's World 2W, 1E #99 Anything Goes with a twist: Autumn
Dare 2B Artzy Challenges M, 1st Sunday, E3 - (October) Fall Colors
A Bit More Time to Craft - Anything goes
A Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything goes
World Wide Open Design Team - Anything goes
Glitter n Sparkle - Anything goes
Artistic Inspirations - Anything goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything goes
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Anything goes
Digi Choosday - Anything goesLittle Miss Muffet - Anything goes
As You Like It - Do you prefer people or animals? ( I have a dog which I love and do like colouring cute animals but mainly my cards feature people)
Creative inspirations - autumn halloween

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Christmas at CRAFT

Good morning from a cold Manchester definitely time for the heating to put back to winter. I kept doing then we had warm weather but think it has gone now.
Well with the cold we will be getting to Christmas very soon. have you finished your cards if now why not join us at CRAFT
This week we have our monthly Christmas theme and we are sponsored by

I have used a image from our sponsor All Dressed up which they kindly provided.


image is called Party Season and is one of three girls in the set .
wooden tiny background stamps from Hero Arts (snowflakes}
Snowflake boarder die & Banner die
Crafty Ribbons Christmas ribbon
Tis the season SeeD stamp
Marianne DP
Tonic Nuvo Drops
White glitter on the bow and handbag but not sure how good the picture shows but it is there 

Well thats another for my box starting to fill up now so might get a start on some writing still lots to do. Then there is the tags to do.
Well now it is your turn come and share with us your Christmas projects maybe you are making some presents we would love to see.

Thanks for popping by
Dont forget our GDT call at Crafty Catz closes at 12 lunch time have you entered be quick.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft Extra - Anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - Anything goes
Creative Fingers - Anything goes
Love to Craft - Anything goes
A Snowflakes Promise M, 2nd Tues, E3 #45- Anything Goes 
Creates and Makes M, 3E, last Tue - #15 - Anything Goes 
Inky Chicks 3W, 3E, cards & altered items - #89 - Anything But Square 
Lemon Shortbread 2W, E3, no digital projects - #52 - Always Anything Goes (Week 2) 
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - 2W, C15, E3 - #17 - Anything Christmas Goes (Week 1) 
Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes 
ABC Christmas Challenge - M, 1st Wed,- U for Unlimited/V for Vibrant 
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - M, 2nd Wed, 2E, Anything Goes for Christmas 
Inspiration Destination - 2W, F - Always Anything Goes 
The Merry Christmas Challenge - W, Christmas Only, #39 - Anything Goes 
A Bit More Time to Craft (2W, P1/15, E3) Always Anything Goes 
All Dressed Up (2W, P2/15, E3, SIR) On Facebook and on Challenge Blog 
Crafty Girls Creations Challenge (M, P1, E3, Top 3) #40 - Always Anything Goes 
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge Extra (M, P1) - Always Anything Christmas Goes 
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1) Anything Goes with Patterned Paper 
Cute as a Button (M, P1, F, E3/unlimited with Cute as a Button image) #38 - Anything Goes 
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge (M, P15, E3, F, must be on DT) Always Anything Goes

Friday, 13 October 2017

#388- Crafty Catz challenge and GDT CALL

Morning or is it afternoon well it is Friday the 13th.
Well today starts a new challenge at CRAFTY CATZ and this weeks host is NICK and she gets to pick out optional twist.
As always our challenge is Anything goes but if you fancy following the twist Use Ribbons we would love it.
Now our sponsor for this is
Crafty Ribbons


We also have a GDT Call for November so if you fancy joining us for the month then just add GDT after your name in Mr Linky.
You will be invited to the team blog so you will be able to get to know exactly how we work and what a fab friendly and helpful bunch of girls we are.
So back to the challenge and here is my card using a fab image from Mo Manning

I made this for my nephew to give to a friend from school. He wanted the number on and a cake.
Image coloured with promarkers
Foamiran flower and diecut  leaf
Wooden Happy Birthday stamp
Lace and ribbon from stash
DP is First edition and i think K&Co
Tonic circle dies
MFS diecut numbers
Pearls from Meiflower crafts
Well hope you like as much as he did I made a box for it which i will blog shortly with a different Mo's image which he also said that it made it looks very expensive lol. Glad he was pleased and she loved it too.
So now it is over to you
Please come and join us again this week and maybe enter the GDT call (you know you want to)
Well thanks for popping bye
Have a good day.
Creative Fingers - Anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - Anything goes
Pearly Sparkles Challenge - Anything goes
A Bit More Time to Craft Extra - Anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything goes
Creative Ladybirds - Anything goes
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything goes
Love to Craft - Anything goes
A Bit More Time to Craft - Anything goes
Creatalicious - Anything goes with the option of make your own background
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything goes
Crafting by Designs - Anything goes
Inspiration Destination - Anything goes
Penny's Paper - Anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - circles
Crafting with Friends - Anything goes
The Fairy and the Unicorn - Anything goes/optional theme of witching Halloween
The Ribbon Girl - October card challenge
Ooh La La Creations - Die-cuts
Crafting from the Heart - Anything goes
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Anything goes

Emerald City Crafts - Anything goes
The Corrosive Challenge - Anything goes
I Love Promarkers - Use dies
Simply Papercrafts - Anything goes
Create and Inspire - Anything goes
Digi Choosday - Anything goes
Crafty Creations - Anything goes
Not Just Cards Challenge - Anything goes
Penny's Paper - Anything goes

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

#416 Passion For Promarkers - Embossing

Good morning and welcome to my post for Passion For Promarkers.
I do hope you will come and join us this week as it was me that picked the theme
this can be Dry as in Folders or wet as in Embossing Powders.
Our sponsor for this challenge is
Uniko Stamps
Prize is a stamp that is in stock
So here is my card and i have used Dry embossing with a Tattered Lace embossing folder then added Distressed inks to highlight.
The image is Sadie from Rick St dennis love this image 
(coloured with promarkers a must for our challenge)
Lace & Ribbon from stash 
DP is Enogreeting
Flowers the large is Formiran using a Tonic Die and white are from Wild Oyster
Leaf die is from a friend
Gold mirri card
Well hope you like this it is a A5 card think I am getting back to the rectangle cards instead of square.
Thanks for popping by go and checkout what fabulous creations and colouring the girls have done. Wow they are awesome.
Look forward to you linking up and checkout out your entries.
Bye for now
As You Like It Challenge 2W,E3  Ribbons Or Flowers  (and Why)  - always finish off a card and can add some texture

Friday, 6 October 2017

Crafty Catz challenge - ATG with optional twist CAS

Good morning just sorry this is late been out and didnt realise i hadnt scheduled my post.
So today we have a new challenge at CRAFTY CATZ and this week our host is CAZ.
Wow you didnt make it easy for me last week to pick a top three. i narrowed it down to 10 then 5 and then had to pick 3 think a flip of a coin was involved.
So head on over and checkout the amazing winners.
This week as always our challenge is Anything Goes but Caz would like you to try our optional twist
Clean & Simple.
our fabulous sponsor this week is
(Naz used to be on our team before starting her shop and blog)
Sasayaki Glitter

We all got to play with some fab images from Naz and here is my card using our optional twist CAS
Image coloured with promarkers
Few Tonic Nuvo drops
DP from Stash and a Joanna sheen banner which I coloured some card in differing shades of pink then cut.
Happy Birthday Stamp
Well thats my simple card hope you like and please come and play along with us this week.
Have a great weekend.
Bye for now

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Craft challenge - Inspiration Picture

Good morning and today I have CRAFT CHALLENGE new challenge for you.
We have a Inspirational Picture for you.
Take from the picture what jumps out at you or what it makes you feel.
cant wait to see what you come up with. So here is the picture
Our sponsors for this challenge are
prize details are all on the blog with more inspirational projects from the team.
So for mine this picture makes me think of the old films of Americans fishing by the great big lakes so I have gone with this image from Bugaboo Gus The Fish Whisper
Image coloured with promarkers
Crafty sentiment fence die
Unbranded curve die
DP from stash
Happy Birthday Rubber stamp

Well it must be his day as that fish isnt very big is it.
Now it is your turn look forward to seeing what you come up with.
Thanks for popping by have a great day and see you over at the challenge blog.
Anything Goes with Create With TLC (M, P1, Winner, Top 3) Anything Goes
Bugaboo Crafty Challenge (M, P15, SIR, E3) - Anything Using Bugaboo image

Friday, 29 September 2017

Crafty Catz challenge #386 - Colour combo optional twist

Good morning did you join with the birthday party at CRAFTY CATZ.
Well if you did there is plenty of people winning images today.
This week we are back to our ANYTHING GOES with a optional twist 
The twist if you care to take is a colour combo
here is a inspiration picture i took the colours from it was actually our very 1st challenge ever

Our sponsor this week is Di's Digi
The theme this week is picked by myself as i am this weeks host so i do hope that you will play along and maybe join in like the team has with my twist.
So for my card i have used this cute image from Sherry braidy called Autumn 132
Kept the layout CAS
distressed inks
Wooden heart button and twine
Tonic Nuvo drops
DP is Falling Leaf 
I think this would make a fab Autumn Birthday card dont you.
Well now it is your turn pop along and checkout what the Dt have been making and see who won our birthday prizes. We also had a GDT call so if you entered that then go see if you are our GDT for October.
thanks for popping by have a great day