Friday, 22 May 2015

Birthday Boy

Hello there did you miss me...LOL have not posted for a couple of weeks, had horrible back pain so could not get any of my DT work completed, improving a little now, thankfully, so bored when you cannot do anything!! 
It's my sons Birthday on Monday,,,where do the years go, he is 28!!!!
just bought his house and busy working on it so will be moving out real soon, so only one little chick left at home now. that does also mean my own craft room so i am sad to see him leave the nest but whoooooo to the craft room!!!
Ok so this card is for him!! it's my DT challenge card at CRAFTY CATZ
the theme is CHILDREN/KIDS
and the super image is from 

i have made my own backing by using plain white card and  stamping son all over 
added the die cut trophy
the image i printed twice so to decoupage .
Looking forward to seeing your creations too.
Have a lovely BH Weekend 
take care
x Carol x

Friday, 8 May 2015

Clean and simple

Good morning friends in blog land.....well last week i told you i was going to be ruthless with my clearing well it did not happen still there waiting to be done. weather was lovely and i just cannot do things like that when the fine weather is out. too good to waste!! 
so the next raining weekend i have that's is going to be my job 
Now lets get on with my post for reminding you we have a new challenge today at CRAFTY CATZ as it is Friday...yah the theme this week is  
CAS clean and simple

This little cute image is from our sponsor 
which is 

added ribbon from stash and papers are from crafter companion 
Hope you can play along with us 
Have a lovely weekend 
x Carol x

Friday, 1 May 2015

Colour challenge

Hi there wow 1st of May where has them months gone..........ooh its lovely to know we have a long weekend to spend with family and friends or just chill out at home. I dont have much planned only i really need to do my wardrope and cupboards in my bedroom...I need to be ruthless !! and get rid of thigs i have never worn or will never ware again so thats me sorted a day as it will take that

Ok now we have a new challenge starting at CRAFTY CATZ and the theme is a


our sponsor is 


we got to play with some fab images. I have embossed my background and added diecut flowers.
added some dottie ribbon to finish.
Thanks for stopping by
Have a lovely Bank Holiday weekend,
stay safe
x carol x

Thursday, 30 April 2015

lace treat

hi its only me with a quick post as it was my turn for the Insiration post over at CRAFTY RIBBONS Inspiration blog.
I have used this gorgeous french lace from Crafty Ribbons you can fine it  HERE

The papers and image is from Crafters Companion CD
mattered and layered onto mirror card 
thans for stopping by 
x Carol x

Friday, 24 April 2015

Things with wings

Yeah if you dont work weekends its a good day but if you do its same old sorry to say, hope you get a few days off somewhere else along the week.
Now because its Friday  its new challenge day at CRAFTY CATZ and this week our challenge is 
Our sponsor this week are  Inky impressions and 
Crafty ribbons...OOH TWO this week yep 


I have used a stamp for my flowers and heat embossed is a favourite of mine as this adds texure to my flowers, Image is a bugaboo image
and the Ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons. Papers are freebie from magazine. Butterflies are die cut with Tonic dies.

thanks for stopping by, i really do appreciated your visits and love reading your comments, 
take care, 
have a lovely weekend
adding my card to
Simple papercraft.....Anthing goes or lots of layers
Stamping Boutique...Ribbon and/or lace
Brown sugar......Anything goes
As you lie it ...fav style of embossing 
Craft...make own embellishments
Drs Designs....use flowers
x Carol x

Friday, 17 April 2015

Its a girl thing !

Hi friends....I'm a little late with my Crafty Catz post today, just did not have time to even schedule it last night like i usually do...ooh hopefully i can catch up with my blogging soon,

Our challenge this week is 

Its a girl thing

so anything relating to this title will fit our challenge.

We have a fab sponsor with us this week also 

we also got to play with some fab images and this one was my choice 

i used a spellbinder die for the boarder down the side, also embossed my white card with the Heart embossing folder, added spottie ribbon from stock and some liquid pearls on the design image background. Do hope you  can play along with us.

Have a lovely weekend

Adding my card too these other chalenges....

Alphabet challenge...E for eye catching edges
Chocolate,coffee and cards....Use a die cut
Fun with shapes ...Birthday
Polkadoodles.....Pretty in pink
Sister act card challenge....always anything goes

x Carol x

Thursday, 16 April 2015

No straight lines !!

Good Morning my friends in blog land ...Hows things going, ... I had a lovely time in Prague it is a very Beautiful city. would go back tomorrow if i could but will have to wait i
Now today's post is for Crafty Ribbons new challenge which is straight lines
using French lace  from Here and pink bias  binding
also words and greetings ribbon available HERE
I have glittered her wings but not clear oh 
I have glittered her wings but not clear on image, 
Used Martha Stewart punch for the shape of the card.
Tonic butterfly die  

thanks for looking today, hope you can play along with us 
have a lovely day 
x Carol