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Friday, 6 May 2016

Women Only for Crafty catz challenge with The East Wind

Good morning well Friday arrives again I must say all too fast for my liking at this rate Christmas will be here before i can blink.
Well today we have a new challenge at Crafty Catz and I am the host for the week. That means i get to pick a theme. So this week is ALL ABOUT WOMEN
yes we want to see cards and creations with Woman only on them.
Our sponsor this week is The East Wind
and some lucky person is going to win 3 single images.
I recently won a fave spot on one of there competitions and got to pick a image and this is it
Lucy Loo Bobbed

The image has been coloured with my promarkers. 
the background is create a card die from Crafter Companion cut in Black and then I added Lots and Lots of gliding wax to the embossed areas.
Layered onto Black and Pink card.
Embellished with Spiders web ribbon, diecut flowers, skeleton leaves, punched leaves and gems.
Well now it is your turn I do hope you will come and play along with us.
Also we have a few alterations to the team so pop over and see whats going on.
Thanks for popping by have a great weekend. 
Leave me a comment to let me know you have visited and if let me know if you have tried Gliding wax I think I am getting hooked on the smell. lol
I would love to enter this card into the following challenges

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Craft challenge - Paper Piecing

Good morning well today being Thursday means time for a new challenge at CRAFT
This week we have a Technique challenge for you
We have 3 generous sponsors again this week
All giving some fab prizes to our winners details can be found on the challenge blog 
We got to work with some cute images this week and I picked a Sweet Dreams from Sweet & Sassy availble from there shop here
I Paper pieced the baby's blanket and pillow with a piece of DP from scrap box 
Printing the image onto the paper and fussy cutting the elements i need.
I then glued them onto the coloured image.
Background was made with my inks and i added glitter to some of the stars but not sure if it has shown up on the picture.
DP is a papermania pad
Bottle big and rattle are a Mc Gill Punch. i also used a corner punch for the image and the matting.
Sentiment is a Whiff of Joy and i finished the card off with some gem stars and some thin ribbon.
So this is my card for your inspiration. Please pop along to the challenge blog where you will find lots of variety all featuring Paper piecing
Thanks for popping by and have a lovely day.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Crafting By Designs - W,F, 3E  May Anything Goes
I love Promarkers -2W - Must use Promarkers - #308 Lace and/or Ribbon 
Inspiration Destination - W, F- #84 Always Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts 2W, E #13 - Anything Goes/ Use Ribbon
Crafty Sentiment Designs W, 1E, SIO - Anything Goes
Pennys paper crafts - ATG
Crafting With An Attitude M,1st Thurs,3E Always Anything Goes 
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3, F - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - 2W (1st & 3rd Sun) E3 #33 Anything Goes 

Monday, 2 May 2016

Facebook event sponsored by Julia Spiri Stamps

Kit and Clowder and Julia Spiri Stamps Event Today

Over at Kit and Clowder the lovely Alyce and Julia have teamed up to offer a 
freebie! The freebie is available from Kit and Clowder Facebook follow the link.
Also if anyone wants to learn more about colouring check out the online colouring classes at kit and clowder
The event runs for a week from 29th April 12pm uk time and we hope you will all come and join us.
Dont forget to like both of the Facebook pages. There is a links at the bottom of this post to all of Julias pages for your information.
Also if you head on over to the challenge blog you will see lots of inspiration from the New Release and the Challenge Teams.
So this is my card I have made using the freebie and also one of our latest Watercoloured Cliparts
Peonies and Ranunculus

I have coloured my image with promarkers in pastel tones to match the clip art.
The diecuts are Xcut Oval and a marrianne
Glitter added to the wings and also touches on the clip art.
I made the backing in word and used elements layering. Printed a few extra flowers to fussy cut and layer on top. Added some inks to the edges of the paper in a blue tones.
Layered onto lilac and silver mirri card.
Added Purple Ribbon and Pearsl and a gem centre to the bow.
Well i really enjoyed doing this card and hope you like it and it has inspired you to go and grab the freebie and come and join us. the team will be posted each day in the event for your inspiration.
Dont forget our challenge is Anything Goes with a optional twist of a Card for a child. So dont forget to add it to the challenge blog for a chance to win more images.
 below are some links to various sites connected to Julia.
Thanks for popping by have a lovely Bank Holiday yes in the Uk it is this Monday.
Esty Shop
Challenge Blog
FB Fan Group
Facebook Page
Julia Spiri on Pinterest
Julia Spiri on Google+
challenges I would like to enter this into are
Simon Says Stamp - W, 5E - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - W, F- #83 Always Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - 2W (1st & 3rd Sun) E3 #32 Anything Goes 

Jade's Sparkling Butterflies 2W, E1, C5 Anything Goes/ Add A Sentiment

Crafty Girls Creations 2W,3E Always Anything Goes

Crafty Gals Corner -  W, E2 - #69 Anything Goes

Fresh Brewed Designs - W, 5E - Anything Goes

I love Promarkers -2W - Must use Promarkers - #307 Pastel Colours 
Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #17 - Things with Wings
Passion For Promarkers Challenge W must use promarkers - #343 Make it Digital
Cutie Pie Challenge - M, 2nd Monday, must be "cute" - (April) Cute + Woodland Friends
Melonheadz Friends Challenge - 2W, 2E, SIO - (Week 1) Pastel Colors
Sparkle N Sprinkle - M, E3, all crafts - (April) Anything Goes: use loose glitter, embossing powder and/or flocking
Crafting When We Can - 2W, 2E, C5 -  #118 Add Flowers

Quirky Crafts - M - May 1 - April Showers Bring May Flowers
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3, F - Always Anything Goes
Love to Scrap - 2W, 3E, F, digi or real stamping - (Week 1) Girly