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Friday, 5 June 2015

A little bit of Stitching Crafty Catz #282

Good day a quick post as i have loads to do today. Today starts the weekend so why not come and join us at CRAFTY CATZ this weeks challenge is 
this can be real or faux as in my case.
We are sponsored by 
so why not come and have a go you could win an amazing prize.
so let me share my card with some Faux Stitching
sorry picture today is not the best. i had shakey hand feel a little old age coming on. lol
Image is from the Sun Bonnet collection coloured with promarkers
Panel is embossed with a fiskers plate, Marianne die, lace with some real stitching on, DP , flowers and ribbon from stash all must be at least 3 years old.
Ok now it is over to you cant wait to see what you produce. pop along to the challenge blog and checkout the teams creation wow have a peep at naomi's cushion.
Thanks for popping and have a great weekend. Fingers crossed for good weather Sunday My birthday I am looking forward to putting my feet up and doing NOTHING
Catch you soon.

Thursday, 4 June 2015

Fancy a Colour Challenge

Good evening i am here tonight to share my DT card for CRAFT and this week we have a fab colour challenge for you
Our sponsors for this weeks challenge are
So now onto my card I have used a image from Pickled Potpourri called Deer Ole Dad
I would say that this image could be for any occassion Fathers Day, Birthday and even Christmas. I love the play on words with the sentiment. I think he might be getting this for father's day
I kept the layout very simple. Coloured my image with promarkers and cut out matted onto 2 scalloped circled with the green one having been embossed with a fiskers plate. The backing card is a cream pearlised card and i inked the embossing plate with some distressed inks and embossed. It has coloured the embossing and is simular to letter pressing. I kind of like how it has come out. Added some bread and 3 buttons with twine and added the sentiment from the stamps.
Well now it is over to you. We look forward to see what you make.
Thanks for poping by dont forget to checkout the rest of my teamies creations

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

I have been nominated

Good evening just wanted to share some good news. Last friday Rick St Dennis MFA sponsored Crafty Catz  and i made a card with a image called April Daisy. The design team on Ricks facebook page get to pick people through the week and the lovely Sue picked my card.
So I have a shiney badge to display and voting on the 5 cards are on going here

So if you would like to have another look at my card and the rest of the nominations. We would love your votes. Of course you can vote for any of the cards.
This is my card which i made just love this image
You also still have time to enter the challenge at Crafty Catz with our spring time theme. HERE
Have a good evening

Thanks Teacher

Good day from a rather yuck day in Manchester. Come on folks it is JUNE what happened to summer. My boiler is bust and I need some heat. They say from Thursday we might get some. I do hope so. OK well it is getting near to end of school year here in UK and I know that it is in other places. So this weeks theme at CRAFTY SENTIMENTS set by Celine is just the perfect one.
 so lets get cracking making things for our childrens teachers. Could be a thank you card a birthday card or just a well done card. It could even be a present. What ever we would love for you to share with us. So dont be shy you could win this fab prize 

So let me share with you what I made. I have made a card and the badge is what the children receive if they attend for the full term without any absences.

The stamp is actually called Back to School and you can find it in the store.
I have coloured with promarkers and used colours of his uniform and he has a RED bag. The DP is from a download at The Paper Shelter. Computer generated sentiments and paper clips from my stash.
Well hope this has inspired you to come and join in we are waiting to see what lovely things our teachers will be receiving.
Thanks for stopping by and please call again very soon.

Monday, 1 June 2015

IT's all about the Men at LTSCB

Happy Monday morning do you need a challenge to kick start the week. Then I have a brilliant one for you. LOVE TO SCRAP CHALLENGE BLOG
This fortnight we have

Create a Father's Day or masculine project
We have 4 fab sponsors that have generously given prizes for our winners


Prize: 1 free seat to any CCO online workshop listed on website
Craft Classes Online (CCO) brings multiple Creative Arts Instructors together on one site to provide students with the best choice in online craft workshops. Our instructors offer online workshops that are engaging, affordable, and time-saving. Students from across the globe can learn any number of techniques and creative projects from the comfort of their home and on their schedule.

Come join us on our blog, Everyday Moodlings, where you'll be challenged to use all of your craft supplies during the coming year. We offer ideas, tips, tutorials, and crafty inspiration.

We are excited to be sponsoring Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog. You can view our class list on our website at We continuously update our website with new workshops, so check back often. 

Become a subscriber to our newsletter and gain access to our FREE class, “Ink Essentials”! Come visit us on our Facebook page, too. One lucky winner will receive a free seat to an online workshop valued at $25 or less. Good Luck! 

Prize: Stamp set and 6x6 pad

1 image set for DT
Prize: $10 gift certificate

Imagine That! is home of Digis by Kris™ and Carly's Cuties.™ We're a mother/daughter team offering cute family-friendly digital stamps, papers, card sketches & blogwear. All of our digi sets include outlines & pre-colored versions! We hope you'll fall in love with our products and that they help inspire you in your crafting projects! 

Prize: 20% off website certificate to winner

So now let me share with you a card I made using a stamp from 
STAMPS ON FIRE called  Barn Stable.

I have used Distressed inks and memento inks to make the background and coloured the stamp with promarkers. DP is from a very old pad. Some twine and a fence die from Crafty Sentiments. The Happy Birthday is a Docraft wooden stamp. Some pearls from Mei flower crafts to finish.
Well a little different for me hope you like. I admire all the cards made with these inks in blog land and one day will get to produce something like them. Hopefully I am slowly getting there.
Thanks for popping by and please pop along to the challenge blog and checkout the rest of the teams amazing creations. Hope to see your name in Mr Linky.
Bye for now.