Sunday, 30 November 2014

Maisie Caroling

Evening peeps.  Hope you are all well?   Sorry it is another Christmas card, says Cathy ducking.  Lol!!!

8 x 8 Card Standing

Laying Down

 Adding this to Friday Colouring Challenge - 28th Nov - 4th Dec - Anything Goes - Optional Christmas Twist.

This actually appears in  THROUGH THE CRAFT ROOM DOOR MAGAZINE Nov/Dec.  I am not allowed to post  products used or how done on my blog for six months but they can be seen obviously in the magazine if you pop over to subscribe now.

14 Challenges Entered - Old Dies and Lamp post

Saturday, 29 November 2014

Carol's Card for Kathy

Morning peeps.  Hope you are all well and didn't get crushed and maimed in the Black Friday crushes.  I played it safe and stayed home!!!

Today's card is a commissioned one from another lady in my apartment block.  Again it wasn't to be too large or expensive.  Lol!!!  It is for a lady who runs a Line Dancing class, the lady in my block goes to her lessons.

My A5 landscape Card

Products Used

Pearl card stock :- Limetree Crafts
Dp's:- Complete Boy - item# TBB001 - My Mind's Eye
Digi image :- Line Dancer's - Karen's Doodles
Dies:- Pierced Rectangles Stax - Die-namics - MFT
          Happy Birthday - IN-012 - In'spire by Spellbinders
Foil Art - Music Notes from my stash
Boot image from Google

Thank you for looking.  Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

12 Challenges Entered - Everything is old except the sentiment die and the downloaded boot. - Use a digi - Anything Goes - Anything Goes


Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Divas by Design Challenge - Jingle Bells - DT Card

Morning peeps.  Well Christmas is soon going to be upon us before we know it, that's why we have chosen JINGLE BELLS as the theme this week over on DIVAS BY DESIGN  So I hope you will join the "A" team in this very easy Challenge this week.

Our Sponsor this week is :-  BUNNY ZOE'S CRAFTS

My 6 x 6 DT Card


Laying Down

Products Used

Stamp Plate:- Popcorn the Bear - Christmas Collection - PST-XMAS-BER
Memento ink pad - Tuxedo Black
Brilliance ink pad - Rocket Red
Embossing Folder - Embossalicious
Dies:- Grand Circles - LF-114
          Grand Scalloped Circles - LF-124 - Spellbinders
Green and Red Double Sided Pearlescent Card Stock - Anna Marie Designs
Ribbon and Bells from my stash

Thank you for looking and do have fun playing this Challenge.

16 Challenges Entered - Anything Goes

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Through the Craft Room Door Challenge 25th November DT Card

Morning Peeps.  Hope everything is fine with you all.  It is that time once again for another Challenge to start over at THROUGH THE CRAFT ROOM DOOR  It is the "A" Teams turn once again and the theme is ANYTHING GOES.  No more than two entries please.

Our sponsor this week is: -THE STAMPING BOUTIQUE
Prize is:- 2 Digi Images / 3 if winner used a Stamping Boutique image.

My 6 x 6 DT Card

Products Used
Double Sided Red Pearlescent Card Stock - Anna Marie Designs
Glitter Sheet - Hobby Craft
Embossalicious Embossing Folder
Sakura Glitter Pens
Die:- Let it Snow - Christmas Sentiment Set 1 - Tonic Studios
Punches - 2 Different Snow Flakes - X-Cut

Thank you for looking.  Why not pop over to the Challenge Blog and see the rest of the DT's lovely creations.
11 Challenges Entered - Anything Goes

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Cat Stocking

Morning peeps.  Another Christmas card I am afraid today.  Lol!!!

8 x 8 Card

Digi Image:- 36 Cat Stocking – Sandi Samples

I think this image is adorable being a cat lover and Sandi is very talented. 

Thank you for looking.

For the rest of the products used to make this card please go to the THROUGH THE CRAFT ROOM DOOR MAGAZINE Nov/Dec issue which is available for you to subscribe and download now.  

15 Challenges Entered Twist Embossing - Anything Goes - Add Texture.  - Marianne Design/Tonic Studio and Spellbinders Dies Used - Anything Goes


Saturday, 22 November 2014

Mo's Thank You

Morning peeps.  A bit bleak here this morning, very dark.  It didn't really get very light here yesterday.  My card today is just because I want too.  The best kind!!!

Entering this for:-  Friday Challenge - Colouring Challenge - Colour Inspiration

A5 Landscape Card

Products Used

Digi Image:- Amanda - Mo's Digital Pencil
Tumbled Glass D.I.Ink Pad:- Sky Blue Pearlescent - Brilliance (For the Sentiment)
Dies :- Loopy Lace Ovals - Verso Simplicity Range- 358E - Tonic Studios
Punches:- Loopy Lace Border - 970E - Tonic Studios
Dp's:- Winter Wishes - Lili of the Valley and Nit Wit Collections
          Promises - Lili of the Valley and Nit Wit Collections
Stamp:- Thank You / Flowers and Wool are from my stash

Thank you for looking.  Enjoy your weekend.

17 Challenges Entered - Anything Goes - Thanks Giving/Give Thanks - Add texture (Wool and Mesh Flowers) - Anything Goes


Thursday, 20 November 2014

Candle and Birthday Card Set - Christine 75th

Hi peeps.  Hope you are all well today, those poorly I wish you better soon.  Today's posting is a set I have made to give to a lady in my apartment block for her 75th Birthday.   I decorated the candle yesterday as I had already made the card.

Picture Heavy as it is decorated all the way round.

Also has one silver candle on where it says "Make a Wish"

Products Used

Candle from Wax Lyrical
Digi Image :- Fae3 from Fitztown
Coloured on my usual card stock
Photo Copied onto tissue paper
Pearl String from The Hobby House - (On the Candle Only)
Pearl Swirls from the Hobby House(On the Card Only)
Dies:- Pippi Butterfly - 98508
          Isabella Butterfly - 98507 - Memory Box
          Doily on glass dish - French Pastry - DL102 - Cheery Lynn Designs
          Precious Hearts - 98474 - Memory Box(On the Card Only)
          Pierced Rectangles Stax - Die-namics - MFT (On the Card Only)
85 Crystal Glitter - Art Institute Glitter
Peel Offs and Pink Heart are from my Stash(On the Candle Only)
Dp: - Heartfelt - Lili of the Valley and Raspberry Road Designs (On the Card Only)

Thank you for looking.

13 Challenges Entered - CANDLE - Anything Goes - Anything Goes (CARD ONLY) - Anything but a Card (CANDLE)






Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Creative Card Crew Challenge#75 DT Card

Morning Peeps.  Hope you are all well.  Are you well on your way with your Christmas present buying or do you leave it to the last minute?  I don't have many to buy so I am not panicking.  Right stop the cackle CATHY!!  It is time once again for another super Challenge to start over at CREATIVE CARD CREW This fortnight's Challenge is STRIPES.  So we need to see stripes on your creation please.

We have two Sponsor's again this week:-

Sponsor one is:- DIES R US

Prize is:- $10 Gift Voucher

Sponsor two is:-   QKR STAMPEDE

Prize is:- 5 Digi Images

My 7 x 7 Square DT Card

Products Used

7 x 7 Pure Kraft Card Blank - Anna Marie Designs
Digi Image:-  GONE FISHING  QKR Stampede.
Tumbled Glass and Old Paper D.I.
Dp's :- Stripe from - Complete Boy item#TBB001 - My Mind's Eye Pad
           Fishing Flight by K and Company - Fishing Lures - 643077635753
Dies:- Pierced Rectangles Stax - Die-namics - MFT
Sentiment was a freebie from the lovely Paulette over at TLC CREATIONS
String and Fish Charm are from my stash.

Thank you for looking and do have fun.  Why not pop over to the Challenge blog and view my team mates creations.  You will not be disappointed.

12 Challenges Entered - Anything Goes - Cute - Masculine Birthday - GONE FISHING - Anything Goes


Sunday, 16 November 2014

Things I Have FOR Sale On Ebay


Hi Folks I thought it was time I had a bit of a clear out of the things I am not using and put them on
E bay,  Just click on the links.  LOTS OF BARGAINS TO BE HAD!!!!!!! - Alphabet Wooden Mounted Stamps




Saturday, 15 November 2014

Christmas Baubles

Morning peeps.    Hope you are all well.  My card today is a Christmas one.  (You probably guessed by the title)  Don't groan!!!   I send so many so I have too make them all year round, although it is acceptable now you will be moaning later I am sure.  Lol!!!

A5 Card Standing

Laying Down

I have got the bow to lay flat now!!!

Thank you for looking.

For the details of products used please go to subscribe to the Nov/Dec   THROUGH THE CRAFT ROOM DOOR MAGAZINE  which is available now.

16 Challenges Entered - Baubles and Bow - I Have 3 Two's - Anything Goes - Ornaments


Thursday, 13 November 2014

Winter Flurries Birthday

Afternoon peeps.  My today's card is just because I want to.  I felt a little bit better yesterday afternoon(I have felt rough lately) so I got my new dies out from Create and Craft for a play.

I have put 3 photos on as I find the colours look different in different light.

6 x 6 Card

Standing Closed

Standing Slightly Open

Laying Flat

Products Used

Card Stock - Red double sided pearl - Anna Marie Designs
                     White Hint of Silver Centura Pearl - Crafter's Companion
Dp:- Heartfelt - Lili of the Valley and Raspberry Road
6 x 6 Embossing Folder - Embossalicious
Dies:- The Winter Flurries Collection - Corners and Trim - Couture - Create and Crafts
           Gift Bow - 16752 - The Artistery Collection - Couture - Create and Crafts
           Happy Birthday - IN-012 -  In'spire by Spellbinders

Thank you for looking

9 Challenges Entered - Anything Goes


Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Divas by Design - Photo Inspirations - DT Card

Morning peeps.  Hope you are all well.  Those poorly or sad I hope things improve soon.  It is time once again for a new Challenge to start over at DIVAS BY DESIGN  It is the "A" teams turn this week and the theme is PHOTO INSPIRATION.

Our Sponsor this week is:-

My 8 x 8 DT Card



I have picked out the Colours Red and Gold and the Wine theme for my Inspiration from this Photo.

Products Used

Card Stock:- 8 x 8 Gold Pearl Card Blank - Anna Marie Designs
                   A4 Red Doubled Sided Pearl - Anna Marie Designs
Embossing Folder
Stamp Plate:- Wine Label - Creative Expressions
Ink Pads:- Starlite Black - Pearlescent Olive - Pearlescent Poppy - Pearlescent Purple - Brilliance
                Old Paper - Antique Linen - Tea Dye - Distress Inks
I have Stamped the Grapes - Masked the Grapes
           Stamped the Glass - Masked the Glass
           Stamped the Bottle - CHEERS!!!!!
Die:- Noel - Christmas Sentiment Set 2 - 374E - Tonic Studio's

Thank you for looking and do have fun.

17 Challenges Entered Mine is the Wine.  Lol!!! - Anything Goes - Anything Goes - Anything Goes

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Through the Craft Room Door 11th November Challenge DT Card

The November-December 2014 Through The Craft room door magazine is published for your viewing pleasure in the "Subscribers Only Area"
It is loaded with paper craft tutorials, tons of inspirations and projects you can create.
Sandi Huggett is this month's Featured Digi Artist She has given us some wonderful images for you to download.
Anne Fenton has also given us three sweet holiday digi images to download as well.
We also have some yummy Holiday recipes!
Come check it out!
If you do not currently subscribe to the magazine you will need to go to the top of the page on the website and click on the Subscription/Renewals tab.
I look forward to seeing you there!

Morning peeps.  Hope you are all well.  It is time once again for another super Challenge to start over at  THROUGH THE CRAFT ROOM DOOR.  Where the Challenge is ANYTHING GOES.  Only two entries please. It is the "A" teams turn again this week.

Our sponsor is:- OOZAK
Prize:- $10 Gift Certificate USA ONLY
My A5 Portrait DT Card

Products Used
All Double Sided Pearl Card Stock are from Anna Marie Designs
Stamp Plate:- Mini Branches Stamp Set - SEPT008 - Stamps by Chloe 
Stamp Plate - Christmas Boot Collection - Stamps by Chloe - Stamped 3 times and decoupaged.
Embossing Powders:- Sensational Sage - WS56R - Wow Glitter Embossing Powder - Stamps by Chloe
                                  Silver Bells - WS33R - Wow Embossing Powder - Stamps by Chloe
Sparkelicious Glitters - Ice Maiden - Stamps by Chloe
                                  Violet Blast - Stamps by Chloe
                                  Starlight Sky - Stamps by Chloe
                                  Crystallina - Stamps by Chloe
Stamp Pads :- Versamark - Water Mark
                       Brilliance - Pearlescent Purple
4 Clear Sparkle gems - BA0301 - Stamps by Chloe
Lavender gems and silver ribbon are from my stash.

Thank you for looking and do have fun.
I made this card to send to my Hairdresser and made the mistake of showing it to a lady in my apartment block and she then ordered two, one for her daughter and one for her sister.  It was quite a lot of work for me as I do tire quickly with my Rheumatoid.   I did thankfully get them done.

22 Challenges Entered - Boot and Bling - Anything Goes - Anything Goes - Ornaments - Anything Goes