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Friday, 14 June 2013

Pink to makes the Boys Wink & GDT CALL

Good morning do you remember that saying Pink to make the boys wink. It was something i was alway hearing as a child but hardly ever hear these days. Well yippee it is Friday so that means another challenge at Crafty catz. We didnt have many taker last week so pretty please come play with us. Although we have been saying how quiet blogland is at the minute I know i have been busy.
Well it is Boss ladys turn to pick our theme and Carol would like you to pick the colour 
PINK as your main colour and lets see lots of it. 
Now no just go putting a pink flower or button it is just wont work sorry.
Oh and we have a smashing prize for one lucky winner from our sponsor
and we got to play with some images too.
ALSO fancy playing along with us for a whole month as our GDT then just enter the challenge and add GDT after your name. Come on you know you want to.
Ok my card as I said made with a image from our sponsor Saturated Canary called Jules.

Image coloured with promarkers, ribbon from mei flower crafts, 
diecuts cherry lynn and memory box, Dp is Kate Knight.
Ok a nice easy one and also please checkout our rules they have changes slightly and i am sure you will be pleased with the rule change.
Ok before i leave you in peace and wish you a lovely weekend and maybe fingers crossed some sunshine I would just like to mention 2 little people.
Today is my team mate janettes granddaughters 10th Birthday so Happy Birthday Mei
and a little picture of my nephew who is sporting his nice new belt
way to go Toby - Green Belt
Thanks for popping by and have a good weekend.
Charisma Cards -digi only (2nd entry)
Crafty ribbons - anything with ribbon (2nd entry)
Bearly mine - anything goes (2nd entry)

Deep Ocean - for a girl
through the craftroom door - anything goes
crafty boots - pink butterfly
created with love - anything goes
incy wincy designs - butterflies & bows
Paper playtime- anything goes

Thursday, 13 June 2013

Dont Get Your Lights Knotted

Good evening are you relaxing after a busy day well I am well trying. Just got back from walking the dog poor thing missed his afternoon walk and was sat at the door for ages.
Well this evening I have a Christmas card for you. Yes we have a new challenge at CRAFT and this week it is our monthly CHRISTMAS IN JUNE. 
Our sponsors for this week are
Sponsor 1:  Bugaboo Stamps 

The prize for winner 1 is 7 digis of choice from their site.

The prize for winner 2 is a $6.00 USD Gift Coupon.

Sponsor 3:  Gingerloft

The prize for winner 3 is 3 images of choice

Sponsor 4:  QKR Stampede

The Prize for Winner 4 is 5 Digital Images of choice.

I have used a image kindly given to me by QKR called Tangled Santa.

image coloured with promarkers. Memory box tree die. Ribbon from stash. Viva on the tree. Papers are from stash mirri card to mount the image cut with a nestie die
so dig out your christmas bits and come and jon us you know you need to get some towards Christmas
Thanks for popping by dont forget to pop along to the challenge blog where you wont be stuck for inspiration. But before you run off i would just like to show you 2 cards and some Tatting I received the other day from friend for my birthday. So thanks Kim and Margaret

close up of the Tatting

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges
Crafty Ribbons - anything goes with a ribbon
ABC CHRISTMAS - give us a laugh
Penny's Paper-crafty - 1 image 2 papers 3 embellishment(ribbon,diecut,pearls)
Bearly mine challenge - anything goes

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Fathers Day/ Male

Good evening a quick post to share with you this evening. Today starts another challenge at CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS and as this weekend we celebrate FATHERS DAY what better challenge theme than this.

We are sponsored by CRIMSON CLOUD who are giving our winner some fab diecuts from their store
So onto my card I have used a image from Karen Doodles just love this image and fits the guys very well I am sure that you know a male that this reminds you of.
image coloured with promarkers, DP is dovecraft?candy dots and ribbon from stash. Faux stitching on the layers below the image and doodling round the image. Sentiment is from a freebie from a mag.
Well I do hope that if you havent made your fathers day card not long to go now that you will come and link it up with us this week. Dont forget to pop over to the blog for more inspiration from the very talented girls.
Thanks for popping by and see you all back tomorrow for Crafts challenge. Also dont forget that Divas by Design has a new challenge starting today which is Happy Birthday.
Challenges I would like to enter this into are
Crafting by design - fathers day
Crafting for all seasons - male
Creative Belli - fathers day
Digi Stamps4joy - masculine
The sisterhood of crafters - masculine

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Happy Birthday to Me & Thank You

Well as you can see from my blog I have been running very late this week this is mainly due to me gaining another year to my age. Yes it was my birthday and another grey hair. Well if wednesday is hump day for the week half way through the week then I am now Hump 50. My birthday started Tuesday as Tillytrotter called with my present and card as she was going away the following day. This started the visits and every day I have received something from you lovely people. My house looks so nice with handmade cards and presents on every surface and also hanging from my wall.
So below you will see them arranged on my table so you can see how lucky I am to have such lovely friends from Blogland and docrafts.
 close up below

the heart is from Janette along with the box that girl amazes me what she comes up with.

lastly cards from family and neighbours
Wow didnt I do well and hope you can see how lovely each and every one is. I had the most wonderful day the sun was shining my son was off work the postman came armed with these lovely goodies and i finished the day off at the beach with my 2 nephews son and the dog. So I would like to thank you all for your good wishes and helping make my birthday one to remember with lots of fond memories.
Thank You Tillytrotter, Naomi, Carol, Dianne, Ann, Sandra(anette), JennieG, Jill,
 Sam Whisper, KittyC, Jacs, Nick, Kay (incey), Elaine (technophobe), Avril(queenb), Natale, Sarah (Kozmik), Donna & Janette (littlebo)

Buttons & lace

Hi are you enjoying the fine weather i see from the TV that it is about to change well I hope that it returns quickly. I am her to night to share with you my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ which i thought I had scheduled for Friday that being my Birthday and I knew I would be busy.
Well sorry it didnt publish so here it is. The theme this week was picked by our lovely Kim and she would like to see Buttons and Lace on your cards.
Our sponsor for this challenge is MEIFLOWER CRAFTS who sis kindly giving our winner £20 to spend in store or £20 of goodies.

The image is a PennyBlack which I have coloured with promarkers, Buttons are from stash, Ribbon is recycled from some PJ packaging, Lace from local shop. DP is papermania fairytale pad. Corner rounder and gems from Meiflower. The sentiment is a little clear set I got from the papermill.
Well a nice easy challenge that I am sure you can fit into lots of other challenges so I hope you can come and play with us. Thanks for popping by and hope to see your name in Mr linky.

Sunday, 9 June 2013

Another weekend mid challenge reminder

Hi folks oh this weather is playing havoc with my crafting. My hands just dont craft when they are so warm struggle holding my pens and my room is so warm so please excuse the non blogging what with my birthday that has seemed to run for nearly a week seems ages since i ventured on my computer. I will post pictures of my birthday very shortly with thanks yous but I here now to share my Card for Creative Inspirations. The challenge started Wednesday so you have till Tuesday night to get your entry in if you havent already.
Well I best tell you the theme for the challenge.
It is a colour challenge and remember you can only use the colours shown plus skin and hair colour.
these are in case your computer shows different as we did have a discussion re the blue being a slight shade of purple. Here they in name form
our sponsor for this challenge is
prize is 
now onto my card I made this for a special little girl hope she likes it and gets a cake as big as this. Maybe her Aunt will make one for her.

The image is a Sassy Cheryl and is coloured with promarkers, ribbon is from local shop viva pearls. Flowers are a Cherry Lynn die I think. Dp is papermania from the fairy tale pad. The layout is from Sketch n stash which i have turned on its side.
So if you fancy these colours why not enter the challenge it is a great colour scheme and fab prize.
Thanks for popping by i might be back later with another catch and my birthday pictures.

Mid Week Reminder challenge at Divas for Design

Happy Sunday to you all today is a little cooler and I have at long last found my lap top. Can someone tell me what happened to last week gosh it flew by and i hardly touched my laptop and my craft goodies.
Well on wednesday DIVAS BY DESIGN saw another fab challenge start you have till tuesday night to enter so still plenty of time. This week we have a picture for you to take inspiration/colour from
and our sponsor for this challenge is the fab company Delicious Doodles

Now I used one of their images called Butterfly Bliss you can buy it here

This is really sparkly but sadly you can see the flower and butterflies are all covered in it and the black is glitter card. The image is coloured with promarkers and this is something i dont do have my images with alternate colour hair but must say i do like the purple hair and wa really happy how it came out.
Hope you like if so or not please let me know love reading your comments and do hope you can join us this week. Have a good Sunday.