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Friday, 23 August 2013

We are back and Stitching it up at CRAFTY CATZ

Good morning this is my second post for today yes getting to be a habit more than one. Did you checkout the fab stamps at Crafty sentiments that I was lucky to be part of .
Well today we are back from our little break at CRAFTY CATZ and this week we have a new member starting with us the lovely and very talented Linda pop on over and check her out and show her some love.
Well this week it is Christines turn to set the challenge and wow she had us scratching our heads. She would like you to use STITCHING on your work now this can be faux as i have done and she has an option of MATERIAL. Those of you using the option will be put into another draw so 2 chances.
This means we have 2 sponsors and wow  what amazing generous prizes from
Kenny K
5 images of your choice
and the extra draw sponsor is
with this fab prize can i enter please
Ok so we where allow to use some of Kenny K images  and i picked this fab image called Ginger
Image coloured with my Alcohol pens

My stitching is on all the layers and is faux and my material is a leather flower i had in my stash. I have added a mulbury flower on top and a larger pearl. Also have used some lace from a local shop. The diecuts came from a friend and Dp is PSX and papemania.
Well with the bank holiday fasterly approaching i do hope you get some time to enjoy yourself
Thanks for popping by and have a good weekend.
Challenges I would like to enter this card into are
Little red waggon - layers
Paper pretties - girlie
Going grey with scrap creation - girls wanta have fun
Papertake weekly - flower power ( leather flower)

Sketchie Time at Craft Challenge

Hi folk sorry this is late blogger is having fun with my posts last night so I will quickly get onto this. 
Yesterday saw another fab challenge start at CRAFT and this week we have a sketch for you to follow kindly drawn by the lovely and talented Sheryl

Just love doing a Sketch as it makes such a good starting point. Remember you can flip resize but we must beable to see the original sketch on your project. Wow the girls have done a great job dont forget to pop and see there work there is lots of inspiration.
Ok now onto the sponsor for this challenge , Yes we have 5 amazing generous sponsors
4 for the challenge 
Sponsor 1:  The Cutting Cafe

The prize for winner 1 is any 3 sets from their online shop.

The prize for winner 2 is 4 images of choice from their shop.


                     The prize for winner 3 is their choice of either
  • 3 digistamps OR 
  • 2 easel card sheets/card kits OR
  • 1 paperpack OR
  • 2 3D decoupage sheets OR
  • 1 box card kit of the winners choice from my digistamp blog.

The prize for winner 4 is 2 images of choice from her shop.

and 1 for the top three this week

Sponsor for Top3: Karen's Doodles

The prizes are as follows:

1st 3 digis of choice
2nd 2 digis of choice
3rd 1 digi of choice.

Ok now what did I do with this sketch. I used a image from Sassy studios this was an image I got for the progessive challenge on PCP but sadly missed the closing date as I lost loads of images that i had down loaded onto my phone and not transferred. Luckily I found this in my emails so not all lost.
Image coloured with my promarkers

I have added some glitter to her skirt. Sentiment is a Crafty Sentiments. Satin Ribbon from local shop. DP is papermainia and 1st edition. Embossed the card with my DOTS & SPOTS folder to coordinate with backing paper. Card from the papermill.. Happy Birthday is a wooden stamp from whispers many many moons ago. A nice simple clean effect for this one.
Well I hope you like  if so please leave a comment and maybe with the bank holiday you can join us with the challenge. Thanks for popping y will be back shortly with my Crafty Catz post.

Challenges that I think this card will fit are
Cards and more - song inspiration (grease)
Goimng grey with scrap creations - girls just wanta have fun
Oldie but goodie - embossing ( my folders are years old
Crafty Ribbons - anything goes with a ribbon

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Oh Its Christmas Time At Creative Inspirations

Hello if you are looking for the Sneak peep Crafty Sentiments it is below this post.
Ok drag out the tinsel and the glitter and bells because it is
Yes we would like to see your Christmas Creations
This week prize is a place as GDT on the blog
There is some fab challenges coming up so if you fancy trying out then just come and join us this week

So now onto my card I have used a Whimsy Stamp Choir Girl
 Image coloured with Promarkers
I have stamped the image on some pearlised card and coloured with promarkers which gives a lovely sheen and soft effect.(not sure if it shows up) Memory box die star circle, Pearls from Mei Flower and viva pearls on the star, Touch of stickles on her hair. Distressed the papers. Distressed ink on the papers and also the spellbrinders die flower. lace and ribbon from stash. Unknown sentiment
Well that is the details of my card a little different for me think it has a vintage feel what do you think. Do you like the effect the card has on the colouring.
So now it is your turn it will soon be December so this is a good chance to kick start those cards if you havent started if you have a nice challenge to add to them. Dont forget to hop over to the blog and checkout the teams creations there is plenty of inspiration.
Thanks for popping I will be back tomorrow with my Craft creation.
If you like sketches you will love this one.
Challenges I would like to enter this card in are
Craft room challenge - new ( colouring on pearl card and stamp)
Papertake weekly - flowers (diecuts)
C is for challenge - Animal
Crafty Boots challenge - christmas
Cutie Pie - anything goes 3rd entry
Fashionista - christmas 2nd ebtry
Bunny Zoes Crafts - bingo , ribbon diecuts and tag
Sketchy colours - layout
Allsorts - new stash (stamp
The Hobby House - Christmas
Totally Gorjuss - dies ^ punches
Sisters act -anything goes
Stampin with the dragon = christmas

Day 3 Sneak Peep for Crafty Sentiments = Princess Mask

Good morning are you enjoying the sneak peeps i am and wow what creations they have been making. I am so thrilled to have been part of it. Well today I have 
Oh Isabel looks so posh in her beautiful dress
Not long now and you get to hop over to the shop as release day is 22nd
Oh 10 new stamps to play with.
There will be more creations for the rest of the week for your inspiration on the Inspirational Blog
So onto my card featuring Isabel 

Close up of the image coloured with my promarkers

The sentiment is also a Crafty Sentiment check the shop there is some lovely sentiments.
DP is Anna Griffin, Yellow card with Masks on is actually the inside of a GU desert box
Feathers from Hobbycraft, Pearls coloured with my pens and Wide Satin Ribbon from Stash
Image mounted on a Nestie label, Lilac card to back tthe image and papers from the Papermill

Well this is my last sneak peep I have enjoyed bringing them to you and hope you have enjoyed my creations. This is a Bright Colourful card which is actually the challenge theme for this week .
Dont forget to hop on over to the inspiration blog for more delights.
Thanks for popping by
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Card Mania - fave embellishment (ribbon)
Cute pie challenge - anything goes 2nd entry
Bunny Zoes Crafts - bingo , ribbon diecuts and tag
Lacey sunshine = girls girls girls
Natalie & amy - celebration birthday 3rd entry DT Call
Kitty Bee Designs - birthday

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Crafty Sentiments Challenge GDT - Colourful

Good morning did you hop over to the Crafty Sentiments Inspirational blog to see the Guest Creations of the New Release. Well dont forget to hop over there and see what they have made again with another stamp. See my other post below for details of todays Sneak Peep.
Well I am here with my GDT Creations for a new challenge at Crafty Sentiments.
This week the theme is 
so lets see lots of colour on your creations and dont forget if you use a Crafty Sentiment Image to put a 3 after your name and you will get 3 entries.
The prize for the winner this week is
and with lots of new stamps available in the shop from the 22nd 
I am sure you wont have problems spending it
So onto my card for your inspiration,  i have used Santas List coloured with my promarkers

close up of the cute stamp
Ingredients for my card are
DP from  stash with oddments. 
Green Sparkle Card
Viva Pearls, Stickles
Ribbon & Charm from Mei Flower Crafts
Memory Box die Tree
Doily & Cheesecloth.
Sentiment is a SeeD from way back when i started crafting
I do hope that you like my card and can come and join us again this week. Dont forget to hop over to the blog and see what the amazing team has produced.
Also we have sneak peeps on the Inspirational blog here

I have just seen that I won 2 top three prizes for last weeks card 
Top 3 Badge        Grab Our Badge!!

Challenges i would like to enter this card into are
Crafty Boots Challenges - christmas
Fashionista challenge - christmas
Lexi's Creations - sparkle & shine
Stamp and Create - Glitter
The ribbon girls - red
Sweet Stampin - bold & beautiful
The Hobby House Challenge - christmas
Delicious Doodles - christmas
Jingle Belles - Tic Tac Toe - glitter colour santa
Winter Wonderland - red & Green
Natalie & Amy - celebration (Christmas)

Day 2 of Sneak Peep at Crafty Sentiments

Good morning I am here with day 2 of our sneaks of the new Lollipop Dreams Collection.
Pop on over to the Inspirational Blog where we have special Guest show casing the new stamps
Dont forget you can buy them from the shop HERE on the 22nd August
Today we are showcasing Lily Fairy
Isnt she adorable

Close up of Lily coloured with promarkers

Ingredients for my card
Stickles, Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts,  Distressed card and the Dp is PSX and Dovecraft, Ribbon from Meiflower, Lace from Local shop, Pearls & Doily are Papermania, Sentiment is I think is a Pink Petticoat
Well this is my take on the new stamp and i am sure you will agree she is a sweetie and i am sure you will love the creations by the team and the guests. I am off to have a peep again.
Thanks for popping by leave me a comment if you have time i do appreciate them and love reading them.
Pop back again tomorrow I will have another sneak peep I cant wait for the 22nd to see the full set.
Challenges I would like to enter this card into are
Card Mania - Fave embellishment - Ribbon (can be used so many ways for every occassion)
Craft-Dee Bowz - Handmade bow
Lexi's Creations - sparkle & Shine
Paperplaytime = pearls
Wild Orchid Challenge = anything goes
Dream Valley = Monotone (blue & white)
Kraftyhands - anything goes
Pennys paper crafty - Lace & Ribbons

Monday, 19 August 2013

Sneak Peep / Preview Crafty Sentiments

Good morning hope you had a fab weekend and are rested. Did you get any crafting done. 
Well I am here with some exciting news.
 I am lucky enough to be here as a GDT for Crafty Sentiments.
Today see the start of the Sneak Peeps of the NEW and Exciting Stamp Release

that will be available to buy from the shop HERE  on the 22nd August. 
So to get more info and see the amazing creations including Secret Projects from the DT and special Guest checkout the Inspirational Blog HERE 
I was allowed to play with this fab image called 
I decided that I had to make something other than a card so here is a bag featuring Isabel

Close up of the image coloured with my promarkers
papermania doily heart & papers.
Diecuts - Sizzix thinits & memory Box
Punch - Doily M.S
Lace & Gems. Leather Flower
Well I hope you like my little bag I know you will love the new stamps. So hop on over to the inspirational blog and checkout the amazing creations. 
Dont forget to pop back tomorrow for another of the releases and also we have another challenge starting tomorrow. So what are you waiting for.
Thanks for popping by.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges