Saturday, 30 October 2010

Totally PaperCrafts Challenge#40

Morning folks, lovely and sunny here today. Today's card is for one Challenge:-

Totally PaperCrafts Challenge#40 - Bling it On. To enter this challenge click here .


The Digi Image for this card is "Love You Bunches" from Digi Doodle Shop's Best . The colouring medium is from Promarkers. The dp is "Sunny Day" item#192 Rusted Sun from Fancy Pants Design. I have used a Marianne Design Creatables die LR0129. m The sentiment peel off and gems are from my stash. It is a shame as the image has a lot of bling on the flowers but the photo doesn't do it justice.

Thank you for looking.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Thursday, 28 October 2010

Karen's Doodles Challenge#34

Afternoon folks. Second card of the day. 1st one was on a scheduled so I am glad it worked. Lol!!!!

This card is for one Challenge:-

Karen's Doodles Challenge#34 - All Sewen Up - Stitching,faux or real. To enter this challenge click
here .
The digi image is "Cat & Mouse" from Karen's Doodles. Colouring medium is Promarkers. Dp is "Tradition" item #903 by Michelle Coleman - Fancy Free Collection from Fancy Pants Design. The flower & button are from my stash.

Thank you for looking.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Digi Doodle Shop's Best Challenge#31

Where does the time go? A new Challenge has just started over at Digi Doodle Shops Best and this week is Anything Goes!

Here is my DT card.
I used "Feeding the Pigeons" on my project this week and it is a new stamp for October. Go here to find out how to buy and download it. My colouring medium is Promarkers. The dp is "Adams" item OTT103 Old Towne Tavern from The Paper Loft. The leaves have been cut using "Nested Maple Leaves" S4-228 Shapeabilities from Spellbinders. I have cut them out of brown card sprayed with Cosmic Shimmer Micra Mist Golden Mint/Golden Fish - Lava Red/Ancient Copper.

Why not pop over and join us in this challenge. The lucky winner will win $10 gift certificate to spend online at Digi Doodle Shop there are so many stamps there you will be spoilt for choice. We will also have 2 runners up who will get a badge to wear on their blogs. All 3 winners will also be in the running, if they wish to join us as a Guest Designer, working alongside the DT for the following month. Pop over to visit and view the rest of the DT projects.

I hope you enjoy this challenge and good luck.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

DieCut Dreams Challenge#71

Afternoon folks. Raining a little bit here but not very cold as yesterday was. My card today is for one Challenge:-

DieCut Dreams Challenge#71 - Stars & Stripes. To enter this challenge click here .

The digi image is "Cool Kid" from Kenny K. The colouring medium is Promarkers. The dp is "The Stack6" from DCWV. The star brads are from my stash.

Thank you for looking.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Monday, 25 October 2010

CES Challenge#9 - Totally PaperCrafts Challenge#39

Afternoon Folks. Had a lovely brekkie out this morning, paid a few bills and did some food shopping. My card today is for 2 Challenges:-

CES Challenge#9 - Buttons & Bows. To enter this challenge click here .

Totally PaperCrafts Challenge#39 - Stick a Number on it. To enter this challenge click here .

The digi image is "annebodil19" from Anne Bodil. The colouring medium is Promarkers. The dp is "For Ever Friends - Party Time" from DoCrafts. The bows and buttons are from my stash.

Thank you for looking.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Friday, 22 October 2010

Crafty Ann Challenge#26 DT Card

Morning folks. It is time again for another challenge over at Crafty Ann's . This fortnight it is an

EMBELLISHMENT RECIPE - Ribbon/gems and one or more embellishment made from paper/card.

I have used Ann's Funky Collection 1 - Number 1 backing paper. The digi Image is "Dixie Daisy" a freebie from Kenny K. The colouring medium is Promarkers. The green glitter corners/ribbon and flowers are from my stash. The gems are from Papermania. I have also use "Labels Four" Nestie
from Spellbinders and "LR0119" die from Marianne Design Creatables.
Pop over to the challenge blog to find out the prize on offer. Hope you have time to enter this super challenge and good luck.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxxx

Thursday, 21 October 2010

Digi Doodle Shop's Best Challenge#30 - Keep it Simple

Good Morning. A new challenge has just started over at DigiDoodleShopsBest and this week we'd like you to KEEP IT SIMPLE - No DP allowed, one embellishment only!!!!

Here is my DT card.
My Digi Image is "Butterfly & Thistle" and is one of the new images for October. Go to here to find out how to buy and download it. Why not pop over to join us in this challenge. The winner will win a $10 gift certificate to spend online at DigiDoodleShop there are so many stamps there you'll be spoilt for choice. We will also have 2 runners up who will get a badge to wear on their blogs. All 3 winners will also be in the running, if they wish to join us as a Guest Designer, working along side the DT for the following month. Pop over to the rest of the DT blogs, I promise you will not be disappointed.

My colouring medium for my card was Promarkers. I cut the image using a Nestie from Spellbinders. The edges of the butterfly image & cut mount have been glittered using 85 Crystal glitter from Art Institute Glitter. The main card has been embossed using a Cuttlebug folder. The ribbon is from my stash.

I hope you have time to enter this challenge and good luck.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

DieCut Dreams Challenge#70


Morning peeps. We had a frost here over night in Essex. Looks quite bleak out. Brrr!!! This is my first posting today my second is scheduled so hopefully will be 11am today. My card now is for one Challenge:-


DieCut Dreams Challenge#70 - A Colour Combination (Orange+Hot Pink)

The digi image is "Flower Girl" from Karen's Doodles. The colouring medium is Promarkers. The dp is "Appealing" item #863 from Fancy Pants Designs. The flowers are from my stash.

Thank you for looking and don't forget to look back again at 11am.

Hugs

Cathy
xxxxx

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

CES Challenge#8 - Karen's Doodles Challenge#33

Hi Folks, cold but sunny here so far today. My card today is for two Challenges:-

CES Challenge#8 - Male Birthday card. To enter this challenge go here .

Karen's Doodles Challenge#33 - Distress It. To enter this challenge go here .


The Digi Image is "Mr Fix It Car" from Karen's Doodles. The colouring medium is Promarkers. The dp is "Top Pop" item #092 Like Father Like Son by Michelle Coleman from Fancy Pants Design. The sentiment is "Birthday Tickets" from Crafty Ann. The tool charm's are from Karen Foster Design item 01258 Tools.

Thank you for looking.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Friday, 15 October 2010

Karen's Doodles Challenge#32-Diecut Dreams Challenge#69

Hi folks. Been for a walk today and boy was it cold!!!! My card today is for two challenges:-

Karen's Doodles Challenge#32 - Recipe - 3 Embellies at least - 2 papers, 1 image.

Diecut Dreams Challenge#69 - Get Well.

The image is "A Friend in Need" from Karen's Doodles. The colouring medium was Promarkers. Cut & Mounted using "Standard Circles Large" and "Petite Scalloped Circles Large" Nesties from Spellbinders. The dp is "Stack6" from DCWV. I have used a Martha Stewart Punch. Flowers & Ribbon from stash.

Thank you for looking and I hope you are all well today.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxxx

Thursday, 14 October 2010

Digi Doodle Shop's Best Challenge#29

Good morning, how the weeks fly by. It is time again for our Challenge at Digi Doodles Shop's Best. This week the theme is :- These are my peeps (It must have a person on the project).

Here is my DT card for this week.
The digi image is "All Dressed Up" and can be found here to buy and download. The colouring medium is Promarkers. The dp is "Brenna" item#833 Fancy Sweet Pea Papers by Michelle Coleman from Fancy Pants Designs. The flower is from my stash. The sentiment is computer generated. I also used a Martha Stewart punch & a Marianne Design Creatables die.

The winner will win $10 gift certificate to spend here . We will also have 2 runners up who will get a badge to wear on their blogs. All 3 winners will also be in the running, if they wish to join us as a Guest Designer, working along side the DT for the following month. Pop over and view the rest of the DT cards and you will be amazed!!!!

I hope you enjoy the challenge and good luck to you all.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Commissioned Wedding Card

Afternoon everyone. It is a bit cold here today. I am going to be cold when I come out of my Disabled Swimming tonight with wet hair.

My card today is a Commissioned card for a Wedding. It had to be purple to go with the Wedding theme. The picture is the best that could be done, I hope you can see it okay.

The image and bp is from "Dancing with Shadows" CDROM from Joanna Sheen. The image has been printed on Acetate and backed with purple mirri card. The flowers and ribbon are from my stash. The ribbon has been threaded through pearlised card cut using LR0101 die from Marianne Design Creatables.

Thank you for looking.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Monday, 11 October 2010

Totally PaperCrafts Challenge#37

Hi again. Second card of the day. This is for one challenge:-

Totally PaperCrafts Challenge#37 - Buttons & Bows. To enter this challenge click here .

The stamped image is "Strawberry Tea" Elisabeth Bell from Sugar Nellie. The colouring medium is Promarkers. The dp is "Dreamer" item # 943. I think it is from Fancy Pants Designs. I have distressed the edges and used Cosmic Shimmer Cosmic Twinkles. The image has been cut & mounted using Oval Nesties from Spellbinders. The buttons & bows are from my stash.

Thank you for looking again today.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Digital Tuesday Challenge#79


Morning folks. It is a lovely Sunny day here in Essex. The wind was a bit cold but that has dropped now I am pleased to say. My first of two cards today is for one challenge:-

Digital Tuesday Challenge#79 - Ribbon, Buttons, Bling. (Use any or all plus Digi) To enter this challenge click here .
The Digi image used is "Alice 5" from Digital Two for Tuesday. The colouring medium is of course Promarkers. I have distressed the edges of the dp and stickled with Golden Rod. The dp is item#841027, sorry I don't know where from as it is a scrap from my box. The buttons & ribbon bows are from my stash.
Thank you for looking, I will hopefully be back later.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Saturday, 9 October 2010

Wow!!! Ten Challenges

Good afternoon peeps. My card today is for ten challenges:-

Karen's Doodles Challenge#31 - Halloween or Fall.
PollyCraft Monday Challenge#64 - Anything Goes.
Charisma Cards Challenge#40 - Autumn
Paper Romance - Halloween/Fall
Baby Bud Designs Challenge#1 - Fall/Halloween
Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge#38- Autumn/Fall Colours
Fab 'n' Funky Challenge#43- Use a Digi Image
Kaboodle Doodles Challenge#41- Fall Colours
Karber Challenge#8 - Use a Digital Image
Ooh La La Creations Challenge#64 - Nothing Floral


For this A5 card I have used a digi image from Karen's Doodles "Apple of My Eye". The colouring medium is Promarkers. The Jute Lace/Dp are from my stash. The leaves have been cut using "Nested Maple Leaves" Shapeabilities S4-228 from Spellbinders. They are cut from brown card sprayed with Cosmic Shimmer Mist - Golden Mint/Golden Fish - Lava Red/Ancient Copper. It is a shame as the photo doesn't show shimmer.

Thank you for looking today.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Friday, 8 October 2010

Crafty Ann's Challenge#25 DT Card

Morning fellow bloggers. It is time again for another wonderful challenge at CraftyAnn's .

The Challenge this time is :- A Digi Stamp and Your Favourite Colouring Medium.

This is to include at least one Digi Stamp and please tell us what colouring medium you've used.

I have used three Digi Images of Ann's this time:-

Bp is "Mottled Stone Collection2 No2 Colour.
Sentiment is from "Tickets".
Main image is "Jeans with Pockets".

I have decoupaged the pockets by adding another two layers. The image has been cut & mounted using "Curved Rectangles" Mega Nesties by Spellbinders.

The colouring medium is my usual Promarkers as it is my favourite. The flowers are "B1681PK" from Joanna Sheen but I have changed the colour slightly with Promarkers to match my card better.

The lace is from my stash.

I hope you enjoy the challenge and I will certainly enjoy looking at your creations.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Thursday, 7 October 2010

Digi Doodle Shop's Best Challenge#28- Orange You Glad

A new Challenge has just started over at Digi Doodle Shops Best and this week we'd like to see Orange on your project.

Here's my 1st DT card
I used "Clown" on my project this week go here to find how to buy it and download . My backing paper is a download from Bearly Mine but I changed the colour in MCS. The sentiment is from Crafty Ann. Why not pop over and join us in this challenge. The lucky winner will win a $10 gift certificate to spend online at Digi Doodle shop there are so many stamps there you'll be spoilt for choice. We will also have 2 runners up who will get a badge to wear on their blogs. All 3 winners will also be in the running, if they wish to join us as a Guest Designer, working along side the DT for the following month. Pop over to view the rest of the DT cards and you will be amazed!!!!

I hope you enjoy joining in this challenge and good luck.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

The CD Sunday Challenge#24

Morning Peeps. It is raining very heavy here this morning. I don't know what it has done the past two days as I have been away to my B.I.L. & S.I.L.'s where the weather was quite good. Now I am back I have loads to catch up on!!!!! My card today is for one Challenge:-

The Cd Sunday Challenge#24 - Decoupage. To enter this challenge click here .

The decoupage image/bp/sentiment are from The Jayne Netley Mayhew Part 2 CDROM from Joanna Sheen. The ribbon is from my stash and the leaves were cut with a die from Little Claire Designs.

Thank you for looking and I hope you are having better weather.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Sunday, 3 October 2010

CES Challenge#6 - Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club Challenge#37

Morning Peeps. Sunny and mild here this morning but it rained yesterday evening/night quite heavy. We don't want it raining tomorrow or Tuesday as we are over my B.I.L. doing his garden and cleaning his pond. My card today is for two challenges:-

CES Challenge#6 - Get Ahead, Get a Hat. To enter this challenge click here .

Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club Challenge#37 - Glitter/Ribbons & Gems. To enter this challenge click here .

The stamped image & sentiment for this card are from "Christmas Hoot" H0405 from Joanna Sheen. The colouring medium is Promarkers. They have been cut & mounted using Circles Nesties from Spellbinders. The hat trim/holly berries & sentiment have been glittered. The dp/ribbon & gems are from my stash.

Hope you are all well and you enjoy your Sunday.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxxx

Saturday, 2 October 2010

Digital Tuesday Challenge#78 - Totally PaperCrafts Challenge#36

Morning Peeps. The weather isn't quite so cold today and there is no rain so far!!!! My card today is for two challenges:-

Digital Tuesday Challenge#78 - (Thank You /Give Thanks + Digi). To enter this challenge click here

Totally PaperCrafts Challenge#36 - The Great Outdoors. To enter this challenge click here .

The image is "Summertime Girl" from Karen's Doodles. The colouring medium is Promarkers. The sentiment is from Sentimental Sundays - Rainbow Echo Designs. The image & sentiment has been cut & mounted using Circles Nesties from Spellbinders. The dp is "Brenna" item#833 Fancy Sweet Pea Papers by Michelle Coleman from Fancy Pants Designs. Also used a Martha Stewart punch. The lace flower is from my stash.

Thank you for looking today.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Friday, 1 October 2010

At Last I Can Say!!!!!!


Morning folks. For the past couple of weeks I have had to keep quiet about being picked for DigiDoodleShopsBest Design Team. It is official as from today so I can shout it from the roof tops. I am looking forward to working with the rest of the very talented team. By their profiles they are a very talented bunch from all different countries. To go to their blogs you will find them listed on the left hand side of my blog under DDSB Design team. I look forward to working with :-

Karen - Sara- Chantal - Dana - Diane - Jona - Julie - Katja - Lisa - Mel - Ruth - Tina - Tine - Tracy - Zlantina. Do pop over to their blogs as well as Digi Doodle Shop's Best you will be amazed.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx