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Saturday, 11 May 2013

Anything Goes at Crafty Catz

Happy weekend hope the weather improves gosh what a difference last weekend we had lovely warm sunshine and now cold wind and rain.
Well what better time to join us at Crafty catz and our lovely birthday girl Sassy has picked our theme of Any Thing Goes for you. so no excuses not to link your creations up to our challenge.
Our sponsor this week is KennyK and we got to play with some of there fab digi images. checkout the rest of the teams creations to.

So knto my card for this week. I coloured it up with my promarkers.

the inside and now a close up of the image

I have used Basic Grey papers and ribbon from a local shop. liquid pearls. layout is from sketch n stash.
so now it is your turn you can enter just the once but can link to as many challenges as you like so i do hope to see you over there and maybe if you win you might pick this image as one of your prizes.
thanks for popping by and dont forget that Craft has there birthday hop on all this week. see my post below for details.
Challenges i would like to enter this into
Jellypark challenges - girly
Sister Art Card -Anything goes
Wags n Whiskers - girly birthday
Charisma cardz - black & white plus 1 - red
Paper crafting journey = anything goes
Whimsy stamps - anything goes
Sketch n stash - layout

Thursday, 9 May 2013


Happy Birthday To Us
Happy Birthday To Us
Happy Birthday Dear CRAFT Challenge
Happy Birthday To Us!

Can you believe it? CRAFT Challenge is already 4 years old. Originally started by Tracy from Just Tracy Crafts and with a DT mostly recruited from Trimcraft forum members (Hence the term CRAFT Challenge, which stood for Crafters Residing Are Friendly Trimmies. Or if you wished alternative meaning of Can't Remember A Flipping Thing) on the 4th of May 2009.

We have now grown to be a large team of Design Team Members from all around the world, supplemented with lots of Guest Designers who join us for a month at a time.

We have always welcomed all kinds of craft, not just paper craft (unless specifically stated so in the challenge at the time) and are happy to have such a large group of faithful followers.

So, how are we going to celebrate this milestone?

Well, how else can we celebrate than to have our yearly Blogaversary Blog Hop?

We all feature one of our sponsors for this blog hop on our blogs and I have the honour of featuring and offering a prize from the following sponsor. You can win this prize by adding your name to Inlinkz at the end of this post. I would love to see your comments as well.

Prize: 2 images of choice from Saturated Canary

How can you get to win any of the prizes provided by our sponsors?

That is easy! Just follow the route on our blog hop (you can also find that in our side banner), Our Blog Hop lasts for the duration of this challenge, which means a closing time of Wednesday 6pm GMT on the 15th of May 2013.

And here are our little rules for this challenge/blog hop:

  • Our challenge this week is Birthday
  • Create something with this in mind
  • Add your project to our Inlinkz on our Challenge blog to be in with a chance of being one of our Top3 and win a prize from Karen's Doodles
  • Follow the route of the Blog Hop
  • Add your project to the Inlinkz at each of these stops to be in with a chance of winning the prize advertised on that blog
  • Collect the letters on this and the blogs on the blog hop
  • Form a sentence with these letters
  • Return to our challenge blog and put your winning sentence in our comments under the post.
  • We will enable comment moderation for the duration of this challenge/blog hop to ensure there is no cheating, lol.
  • And the main rule: HAVE FUN!

What can you win on our challenge blog?

  1. The winner of the winning sentence wins My Memories Suite 4amazing software, for free.

Everyone else can also get this software with a $10 discount. Just follow the links to My orMy Memories Suite 4 and use ourcode in the discount box on purchasing this software you get a fabulous $10 off this software. That is not to be sneezed at.
In order to get $10 off this great software, copy and paste our code

and enter it in the discount slot while purchasing this software. It will take it automatically off the purchase price. It is however only valid for this software and nothing else!

    2. Our Top3 this week will win a prize from Karen's Doodles
  • Top3, 1 : 3 images of choice
  • Top3, 2 : 2 images of choice
  • Top3, 3 : 1 image of choice

You should have come here from CRAFT Challenge Blog and as you can see your next stop is Carol's blog. The start and finish of this blog hop are at CRAFT Challenge Blog.

And here is my project for this week, hope you like it. I have used

 Close up of image
Dovecraft papers, image coloured with promarkers, silver miri card, Memory Box Star wreath die, computer generated sentiments.
List of challenges I would like to enter this into
Crafty Creations - something old(papers) something new(Die)
Penny's paper Crafty - punches & dies
Whimsy stamps - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - use a sentiment
Papertake weekly - anything goes
Passion for promarkers - birthday
Lexi's creations - birthday
One stitch at a time - anything goes
Sketch Saturday - layout
Joanna sheen - music & lyrics

And now for our Blog Hop route:

Aunty Sue (you are here)

And here is the letter to be collected on this blog:

Your next stop is Carol's blog. Enjoy the rest of your hop! Don't forget to add your name to Inlinkz below to be in with a chance of winning the prize on my blog.
Good Luck and thanks for popping by hope to see you over at the blog. There is lots to see for inspiration.

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Time for a Sketch - Creative Inspirations - Stamp fairy

Good evening half way though the week and it is a short week with the bank holiday hope you all had a lovely sunny time. Wednesday brings a new challenge for you at CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS and this week our Nat has one of her fab sketches for you to play with.
Our sponsor this week is The Stamp Fairy who kindly allowed us to play with some images. They are giving the winner a $10 gift certificate to there store which has some fab images waiting to be played with.
So here is the sketch remember you can flip re size but we must be able to see the sketch. I have flipped the sketch myself. So here is my card for your inspiration.
 close up of image coloured with promarkers
 close up of the black butterfly - memory box

Dp is K&Co, memory box butterfly die, pearl, gem brad, Black gems, 
Ribbon from stash, card from the papermill
Well now it is over to you hope that you can come and join us again this week. Thanks for popping by dont forget we have a Anything Goes which you could combine this with at Divas for Design and also tomorrow see the start of Craft Birthday Blog Hop. Links to thes challenges are on my sidebar.
Challenges I would like to enter this into are