Friday, 15 December 2017

Santa coming to town!! and GDT

Good Morning friends.....
well crafty catz will be having a break for Christmas so today is the last one of the year. This is my DT card for this weeks challenge.
Our theme is ANYTHING GOES with optional SANTA CLAUSE
I have stamped this image, had this stamp a while but i must admit not been using my stamps, more digital images these days! 
He is glittered but picture not showing it very good. Ribbon and buttons from stash. 
we are also on the look out for a new guest designer for January so if you are interested why not pop on over to CRAFTY CATZ  and see what you need to do. 
Our sponsor this week is the wonderful

thanks for your visit today.....
Have a wonderful Christmas and a safe healthy New Year 
xx Carol xx

Monday, 4 December 2017

Advent Ribbons

Morning i am here sharing this creation I have made with the fabulous advent ribbons available from Crafty Ribbons ...its not too late you could even start on one for next year, then you would be super organised, lol
These ribbons are available HERE  
nativity advent number ribbons

very simple to sew .....and fabulous colours
thanks for your visit today ..stay safe and have a lovely week
x Carol x

Friday, 1 December 2017


Good morning....our theme this morning is very apt as we had snow all day yesterday here in the North East, my grand children loved it, making a snowman!!  


ok back to my card with this fab cute snowman on, this image is from our sponsor which is BUGABOO

Our theme is ANYTHING GOES with our optional twist
I have embossed the background with snowflake design and added die cut snowflake , i have also added some glitter as no christmas card  can be with out  but its not showing very good. 
Not many weeks left before we have our Christmas break  at CRAFTY CATZ, so please join in with us. . 
thanks for your visit today 
x Carol x

Friday, 24 November 2017

DT card for crafty catz

Hello friends... well we are nearly at the end of November !! count down started at ASDA lol with the big tree.  I love Christmas one of my favourite times of the year. 
This Morning I'm here with my usual DT card for CRAFTY CATZ our theme this week has been chosen by our latest new member of the team Jackie, it is WINTER COLOURS remember this is optional as we have an ANYTHING GOES theme every week with an optional add on theme. 
my lovely cute image is from 

they have some fabulous images if you have never had a browse, your missing out!! 
My card is simple design as it will be posted so keeping the costs down..tehe
thanks for your visit today
much appreciated
x carol x

Friday, 17 November 2017


Morning my lovely blog friends......hope you are keeping warm, its so cold !!
Today I am sharing my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ our OPTIONAL theme is 

I think i have added half my glitter tub onto
so definitely sparkle
The papers are from the works  and the lovely cute image is a polkadoodle
as they are our wonderful sponsor this week 
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they have some gorgeous images so why not join in with us, you never know you may just win.

thanks for your visit
take care
x Carol x

Friday, 10 November 2017

DT card for crafty catz

I'm back .....well only in cyper space 2nd post this morning
This is my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ
Our theme this week is as usual....
ANYTHING GOES but our optional twist is
or theme has been chosen by our lovely Christine. 
Easy peasey right, well you would think so but sometimes it takes me longer to do this for some reason, oh well I got there in the end I guess.

added lots of glitter on the image, looks a little blue here but that's  because it was still wet when photo taken. so late doing this one.
used an embossing folder round the edges, ribbon and flowers from stash.  
Our sponsor this week is the lovely TIME FOR TEA

so why not get started and give it a go, 3 digi images up for the taking. 
thanks for your visit 
x Carol x

cute gingerbread men

Good morning  friends i have two posts going this morning. this one is too share these fabulous ribbons from CRAFTY RIBBONS 
They are the new Christmas ribbons they are so cute! little gingerbread men
found this great material which went with them perfectly.
I'm not really a sewing person but thought i would make a apron .....what you think,    

added a few buttons for detail and it even has two
You can find the ribbons HERE
thanks for your visit....
x Carol x 

Friday, 3 November 2017

Beartastic time at Crafty catz

Morning my lovelies.....well I'm back from Cyprus had a fab time with my lovely hubby,
Image may contain: ocean, sky, outdoor, water and nature

 a few showers of rain, well heavy downpour more like it and thunder and lightening but didn't last long.
But been in the sea on Halloween at 8 a.m. is so different than home lol 
Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, ocean, sunglasses, outdoor, nature and water
Now my today's card is my DT card  for CRAFTY CATZ 
Our theme this week is ANYTHING GOES and the optional  twist is use a BEAR IMAGE
and i have used these two beauties...   

Our sponsor this week is 
hope you can play along with us....
I have made this card into a christening card for our grandson , Harry here he is with his cheeky smile 
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I embossed the white card background, added ribbon from crafty ribbons and stars and bunting which are diecut.
thanks for your visit today,
take care and have a lovely weekend 
adding my card too
Crafting with attitude......Anything goes
Cute card Thursday ....anything goes
Give a crafter a cookie....colour challenge
Creative moments...anything goes
Crafty creations...anything goes

x carolx

Friday, 27 October 2017

Girls just want to have fun!!

Morning my lovelies....Happy Friday
ooh and I'm in Cyprus getting some SUN!! well hopefully
This mornings post is my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ 
We have a fabulous new sponsor with us

we got some gorgeous images to play with.
This one i used of the three lovely ladies is called 

could not resist using pinks, 
Our challenge theme is ATG as normal and the optional twist 
is Girls like to have fun 
I do hope you can join in the fun with us ...
thanks for your visit today 
take care and have a lovely weekend 
x carol x

Friday, 20 October 2017

Time is everything

Good Morning friends...yep it's Friday and because its Friday I'm sharing my latest DT card for CRAFTY CATS
Our theme this week has been chosen by Janette and it is as usual 
Autumn colours...easy peasey right.....
This fab image is from our sponsor BUGABOO

I have made my card for a gentleman, as i always struggle for the men and thought it fits nicely into that category don't you think? 

thanks for stopping by today,
have a lovely weekend peeps
x Carol x  

Monday, 16 October 2017

shabby chic in a card !

Good morning friends, I'm back with a little creation showcasing the gorgeous grosgrain ribbon from CRAFTY RIBBONS, this ribbon is available in many wonderful pastel colours 
I just love this floral pattern paper which i bought from the works. the floral die is from spellbinder, and the lovely image is from one of the crafters companion little books.  
thanks for stopping by today.
Have a lovely Monday 
x Carol x 

Friday, 13 October 2017

DT card for Crafty Catz and gdt call

Morning friends.....well its Friday whoop whoop
two days off... i have been busy with paper masche this week never used it for years, used to love making piggy banks with it....i will keep you guessing to what i am making with it!! so watch this space.
Today i am sharing my creation which is showcasing these gorgeous ribbons from our sponsor

our theme this week at CRAFTY CATZ is Anything goes with optional use ribbon, who does not use ribbon!! lol
You can find the ribbon HERE for the wire edge ribbon  and HERE for the Bias Binding

This is a polka doodle image and do like this image a lot she is a cutie and added bonus an owl which i like also, 
The backing is embossed and added little gems on each cross over and a heart gem also on the ribbon.
We also have our monthly GDT call which will be for November ....why not have a month of design team play with us, we dont bite infact we share an image or two lol from  our sponsor.  
Thanks for stopping by today 
Have a lovely weekend
take care
adding my card too 
Craft rocket....Birthday or pretty  pink
Crafting with Attitude...anything goes
Creatie knockout...anything goes
In the pink....use ribbon
Seize the Birthday.....Birthday /anything goes
x Carol x

Friday, 6 October 2017


Good Evening friends in blog land, my post is late today....i will be getting my hand slapped and sent to sit on the naughty step.. lol... over at Crafty Catz,, its a bit chilly for that !!
So here is my DT card for our challenge over on CRAFTY CATZ our theme is Anything goes as usual with the optional theme of  clean and simple (CAS)
Sometimes we just need to do a simple CAS card to give us a challenge, don't you think?
This cute little lady image is from our wonderful sponsor  

Sasayaki Glitter

I have die cut the Happy Birthday sentiment and the white card background 
adding my card too the following challenges
Crafting with Attitude.....anything goes
Cute card Thursday....Anything goes
Through the purple haze....Anything goes
Crafty Creations...Anything goes
Creative moments....Anything goes 
thanks for stopping by today.......
Have a lovely weekend
x Carol x

Friday, 29 September 2017

DT card for Crafty Catz

Morning friends...Today i am here with my DT card for CRAFTY CATZ 
Our theme is ANYTHING GOES and our twist to the challenge this week is a colour theme

My card does have green lol  but its a dark green on the backing paper, this was our very first challenge theme 8 year ago as we were celebrating our  8th Birthday just last week.
The image is a bugaboo image which are these adorable dogs cute
and i have used an embossing folder with the blue card and buttons from stash 

So our sponsor this week is 

Hope you get to play along with us, the team have been making some fab creations again this week
pop on over and take a look

Its my Birthday next week so  i was looking to have a family Picnic in the Park but i think it may be a bit cool for i may have to see who is up to going back to our spa hotel we went last week as it was fabulous...most definitely a one to return too  
Have a lovely weekend
x Carol x  


Sunday, 24 September 2017

Sheer class

Hello....well i thought i would share with you this gorgeous sheer ribbon ...which i love 
 sheer ribbon in the Honey gold availale HERE
This also comes in a few different shades and it adds a little bit of class to your projects when wanting to impress !!
This is a christening card i made using an old Bootrix board  i think its called by the two glitter girls, who sadly not together now.
mattered it onto white embossed card and made a small stand for it to stand up.
die cut swirls and cross as well as centre pieces.
thanks for stopping by 
x Carol x

Friday, 22 September 2017

Happy Birthday to Crafty Catz

YES its Birthday week at CRAFTY CATZ and you might want to play along with us as there is many prizes up for the taking... this is my card for our challenge which is might have guessed BIRTHDAY CARD. we are also on the look out for another guest for our October GDT SPOT ...So why not have a go ....

I got to play with this super image from our sponsor
 love doing different colour and with these images i think you can do just that 
flowers are die cut.
please pop on over to Crafty catz to check out all the prizes as we are having 8 gifts because we are 8 years old!! 

This card is also for our daughter  Chloe, as it was her Birthday on Wednesday and we had a fabulous spa day with breakfast and afternoon tea...ooh that is the life to live..haha 

have a lovely weekend all
x carol x