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Friday, 13 February 2015

For The Boy's at Crafty Catz

Good morning are you ready for the weekend. Here in the North West the children break up from school form week too so if the weather is ok I am sure there will be lots of fun going on in the streets.
Also today is Friday the 13th and as it is February then I guess we will be having another next month. Is today a day you dread do you do anything different because of it.
Well as it is Friday it is time for a new challenge at Crafty Catz and this week it is my turn to host and pick our theme. So I do hope you will come and play along. As my family has loads of boys I like to do some Boys cards so why not pick this. So our challenge which i am sure alot of you will dread but checkout the teams creations for inspiration.
We are sponsored this week by 
checkout the challenge blog for details
So what did I make for this challenge 

I just love this little boy that the wonderful Mo from digitalpenciltoo has. My nephews friends little brother is reaching this mile stone of ONE very soon and thought it would be perfect for him.
Image coloured with promarkers and kept it very CAS with just the addition of a touch of ribbon and some brown pearls. The sentiment has been computer generated. I matted the image with card matching the colours in the image 
Well I guess thats my card hope you like and it is now over to you.
Thanks for popping by and have a good day.

Creative Corner - W, 3E  - Kiddy Fun
Craft for the Craic - M, 5E (First Friday of the month) - February - Birthday or Anniversary
Simply Create Too - 2W - No.79 - (W1 of 2) - Anything Goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - WCards. - No. 92  - Anything Goes
As You Like it Challenge - 2W, E3- (W1 of 2) Favourite CAS or Fussy & Why(CAS because it shows off the image)
Bronte and Bella's Challenge (Mo's Digital Pencil) - 2W, 1E, SIR - Challenge  (W1 of 2)  Anything Goes/ Option, For A Boy
Seize The Birthday - 2W - Must be Birthday Card (W2 of 2) - Birthday
inspiration Destination - F- #20 Always Anything goes
Wonderful Wednesdays -  SIO -  Always Anything Goes 
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
My Craft Creations 2W, tabs on top (Week 2) Always Anything Goes

Look what I won with ths card

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Christmas Time At Craft

Good evening well nearly weekend and today being Thursday means time for a new challenge at CRAFT. Yes it is that time of the month when we celebrate CHRISTMAS. This time we would like to see Traditional Christmas
Sponsors for this challenge are
So onto my card which I have used a image from DRS DESIGNS called 'Triple Tree with Snow'
and a slightly different angle hopefully showing all the glitter and texture 

I have used the stamp 3 times resizing 2 of them and layering them. I have used my distressed inks to create a scene and added lots of glitter and fluffy stuff for the snow. Silver ribbon, Silver and navy card to mat the image in a CAS style. Although this isnt Green and Red I always consider trees and snow as traditional cards
Well thats my card for your inspiration and my Christmas Box is starting to look good so hopefully this is a good start toward this years list.
Would love you to join us in the challenge. Leave a quick comment to let me know you visited and let me know if you like my card. I appreciate all the comments people leave.
Thanks for popping by I will be back tomorrow with another DT card
challenges I would like to enter are

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Use Some Red at Crafty Sentiments

Good evening have you had a good day. Today is my friends birthday Janettes so I know she has had a good day. Why not head over and wish her a good day.
However I am here tonight to share my DT card for Crafty Sentiments as today starts a new challenge. This week with Valentines Day we would like to see some RED on your creations.
Our prize for this challenge for one lucky person is
So now let me show you my card using Me & My Teddy. Well I decided that I would make a Christmas card for my box I really did not get enough done last year so before the weather changes I would make some.
I have gone for a simple layout with lots of red with matting and colouring done with my Promarkers. Papers are from Pookadoodles, Spellbinders & Marianne Dies cut for the image. Crafters companion sentiment. Red pearls and Ribbon from stash.
Well hope you can come and play along with us any theme will be fine and please check our rules for more entries.
Challenges I would like to enter this card into are
Clear it out challenge - RED embellishments
That craft place - anything goes
pile it on - use a bow

Sunday, 8 February 2015

Happy Birthday

Hi me again catching up with my DT creations and this time it is my CRAFTY CATZ . This week it is the lovely Janettes turn to host and she has pick a old favouite. 
Very apt as on Tuesday it will be her special day so why not hop along and wish her a lovely day.
our sponsor for this challenge is

We where lucky enough to be allowed to play with some of Ricks images and I picked this one called 'Sadie Hat Lady'  isnt she just the business
close up of the image

image coloured with promarkers and spectums. Tonic and sizzix dies. DP from a very old pad sorry front page missing. Sentiment stamp is a whispers. Ribbon & Tulle from stash and a large gem button. The teal card has a lovely satin mirri effect.
Well we hope you will find time to join us as if you dont have a birthday card to make I am sure one in hand would be great for those last minute birthdays.
Thanks for popping by abd dont forget Janettes birthday Tuesday.
pile it on - use a bow
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M,P1) Anything goes with Patterned Paper
Creative Craft Cottage Digi Creations (2W, P1/15, E3) Use your favorite color (use a digi

A Floral Decoupage for Craft

Good evening I am a little late this week with my Craft DT creation. This week we have a technique challenge for you to try.
With decoupage we mean the 3D decoupage to fashion 3D images on your projects
Our sponsors for this challenge are

details of prizes and our rules can be found on the challenge blog
So now onto my card using a old stamp i had in my stash from when I first started crafting

and a side view showing the layers

I stamped the image 4 times 3 on white and 1 on the pink. I coloured the rose with my promarkers.
I cut the image reducing the amount i left with just the head and flowers being the top layer.
The Dp is a dovecrafts paper from a pad called fairytale. Some satin ribbon the finish. The layer embossed has been embossed with lace folder and then lightly coloured with distressed ink to tie into the base layer on the image.
Well hope you like and hope to see you join us in our challenge. Decoupage can be done with purchased format or by stamping and doing your own as I have.
Thanks for popping by.