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Friday, 23 May 2014

Wet or Dry Just Emboss at Crafty catz

Good afternoon I am here and yes it is Friday and on time well with the day anyway. Today we start a new challenge at CRAFTY CATZ and this week we have a easy one for you all. 
yes you can wet emboss and dry but please do say so we know
We are sponsored this week by

Fitztown is a group of talented artists and crafters. we make a variety of products including fine art, sculpting, woodcrafts, papercraft, cardmaking and many more

For my card i have used a fab image from their store called Fae 19 coloured with my promarkers

close up of the image

The backing paper is from my stash and sorry it is a loose sheet so not sure whos it is. I have used a embossing folder on the lilac card and the frame behind the image is a spellbinders and is white embossed vellum. The purple flowers, swirl and butterfly are all paper clay using various molds. Pink and white lace from a local shop and string of pearls cut is again from stash. Wings on the image is glittered and the large die cut shapes are accucut dies
Well I hope you like my little card it isnt the card i set out to make but think ended not too badly. What do you think would love to know.
Thanks for popping by and have a great weekend and it is a long one here in the uk hope you get some time to relax. Bye for now
Alphabet challenge - handmade embellishments
Brown sugar - anything goes
Artbymirran - anything goes
pookadoodles - thing with wings
sisters art challenge - anything goes
stamping for the weekend - girls
sweetpea stamper - things with wings
southern girls - add a little sparkle (wings)
crafting for all seasons - things with wings
inky impressions- bingo (top line plus more)

Thursday, 22 May 2014

It's a COLOUR Challenge at Craft

Good morning did you enjoy the sun yesterday i go some gardening done and walked the dog in the sun shine thought i would make the most of it as they say we are in for rain this bank holiday. Well to day I am here with my CRAFT DT card and as the title says we have a COLOUR CHALLENGE for you to follow

we all enjoyed popping by last week your christmas cards where very inspiring and hope that you will join us again this week we have some amazing and generous sponsor
So lots of prizes details are on the challenge blog so head on over and check them out.
However before you do let me share with you my card made with a fab image from Meljen's Designs called flower girl. I have coloured her with promarkers and Paper pieced her coat. The papers are from our boss lady Jo at Trimgymm
I have used all thins i have in my stash and have been there for at least 2 years except my new molds i used with some paper clay to make the flower and leaf.. The layout is from Sketch n stash
Well hope you like and it has inspired you to come and join us this week we would love to see your creations and you never know you could win a prize.
Thanks for popping by and i will be back tomorrow with my Crafty Catz DT card

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

CRAFTY SENTIMENTS SNEAK PEEP New Release - Lemonade Sunday

New Release
Good morning hope your day is filled with sunshine.
 Have you been following the Sneak Peeps from Crafty Sentiments well if you have missed any just checkout the Crafty Sentiments Inspirational Blog where you will find todays along with the last 2 days and links to all the team members posts for further information.
Today i am bring you my card I made with the fab new stamp LEMONADE SUNDAYwhich you will be able to buy along with all the rest tomorrow from our shop here
 sideview showing the shelf
 close up of the fab stamp

I am not too sure what you would call the card i sort of made it like a step card but wanted the image to stand proud but still fit the envelope. I call it a shelf card if you have seen something like this and it has a .name please share I am sure someone else will have made one like it before. The front folds flat and the top of the image lies in line with the top of the card when folded. I tend to stick the bottom down first and line the top up before sticking the front top.
The stamp has been coloured with my Promarkers and I wanted to use yellow to tie in with the Lemonade. The clouds have been done with distressed ink. The papers are first edition I so love these pads as most of the papers have gltter on them and are such good quality. The sentiment stamp is one i picked up from a craft fayre some time ago with no name. Some lovely wide yellow organza ribbon to finish off. The banner is a signature die from joanna sheen and i have cut 3 of them a base on and 2 in DP to lay onto the top. These papers are from the first CD which you can purchase at the shop.
Well I am sure you will agree that she is a cutie and checkout the rest over at the inspirational blog. I think this is one of my fave new releases and i think I want them all.
Dont forget you can buy the tomorrow
Thanks for popping by and see you tomorrow for another creation. leave me a comment so i know you have called. Have a great day.
A random fan - anything goes
papertake weekly - oh so cute
passion for promarkers -use your diecuts (banner cut 3 times, flower to mount the sentiment and a circle xcut for the sentiment
top tip tuesday - here comes summer (tip rub a glue stick along your double sided tape this allows you to move layers if not quite straight before drying)
cutie pie challenge - cute and bling ( papers have lots of glitter on)

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Crafty Sentiments - Space Oddity - Inspired by a Song

Good morning we have a brilliant challenge for you this week set by the lovely Jac at Crafty Sentiments.
She would like to see creations
Our prize this week for one lucky person is
I have used this fab stamp called Space Walking which you will find in the store here. My song is by David Bowie Space Oddity his reminded me of the word Ground Control to Major Tom
 Here is a close up of the stamp coloured with Promarkers

I have used a embossing folder and then coloured it with my distress inks, mica gold spray and dylusions. The die cuts are a Joanna Sheen star burst die & an Xcut oval for the stamp. Star gems and some silver organza ribbon, Black, Blue and Mirri card. This is a 8x8inch card
Have you seen the fab new release checkout the inspirational blog as we will be showing the stamps over 3 days and they will be available to purchase on the 22nd . I think I dont just want them all I NEED them they are just the cutest and think are my fave so far.
I will be back tomorrow with my sneak peep so hope you will pop back tomorrow.
Also we are still taking pre orders till 27th for the next fab CD over at the shop

challenges i would like to enter this into are
artistic inspiration - punches and dies
crafting from the heart - anything goes
cutie pie challenge - cute & Bling
incy wincy designs - embossing and bling
the paper nest dolls challenge - anything goes
addicted to stamps - inspired by a song
challenges 4 everybody - anything goes
scribble and scrap - anything goes
stamping sensation - anything goes
the squirrel & fox - girls

Monday, 19 May 2014

Crafty Sentiments Sneak Peeps

Good morning folks I just wanted to let you know that Crafty Sentiments have sneak peeps on their Inspirational Blog for the next three days. So head on over and checkout the amazing creations and if you pop back here on 21st I will have mine. Remember you will be able to purchase them all from the 22nd.

Also we are taking pre orders till 27th for the next Cd over in the shop checkout it is all about the boys

Sunday, 18 May 2014

It is all about Sports

Good evening so sorry i forgot to post my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ and have been making the most of the lovely Sunshine. My garden has had a haircut and even done some weeding and must say alot of my shrubs have been sorted and looking much better. If the weather holds i might even manage to paint the shed this week.
Well back to why i am posting. Friday was the start of a new challenge at CRAFTY CATZ and this week we are getting fit with SPORTS. So lets see lots of creations featuring sports.
Our sponsor for this challenge is the fab digital company KENNY K.

So fancy winning some fab images then just join in and you could be the winner. So onto my card which I have used a fab image from our sponsor
i used my promarkers to colour the image and used my dies to cut the letters to spell out the words Score and Goal in satin mirri which i then coloured with my promarkers which gave a lovely satin effect to them. The backing paper is from Dovecraft pad which had these fab squares and rectangles all with faux stitching.
Well thats it hope you like and come and play along with us this week.
Thanks for popping by
creative romance - one for the boys
left of centre creative challenge - card for male
Qkr stampade - use dies
Sisters act cards - anything goes
Wags n whiskers - one for the boys
Penny paper craft - anything goes
stampavie and more - boys