Monday, 31 August 2015

Dream Valley Challenges - Challenge#114 DT Card

Morning peeps.  Hope you are all well, those poorly or sad I hope things improve for you soon.  It is time once again for another Challenge to start over at DREAM VALLEY CHALLENGES.  Our theme this fortnight is:- BACK TO SCHOOL.

Our sponsor is:- 


My 7 x 7 DT Card



Products Used

Card stock - Anna Marie Designs
Embossing Folder:- Checkered Argyle - Craftwell
Promarkers
Frame/Ruler/Flower/Pencil and Paper Clip are all from my stash

Thank you for looking.

http://trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-326-27th-ofaugust-back-to.html
http://craftycardmakers.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/146-no-patterned-papers-and-extension.html
http://craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-277-always-anything-goes.html
http://creativeknockouts.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/104-anything-goes-sls-lines.html
http://robynsfetishchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-279-square-cards-only-8302015.html
http://incywincydesigns.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/anything-goes.html
http://inspirationdestinationchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/ag-no-48.html
http://lacysunshinechallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/back-to-school-challenge-66.html
http://pennyschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/welcome-to-pennys-challenge-242.html
http://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
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Sunday, 30 August 2015

Furry Gang Christmas

Morning peeps.  Just a very simple card this morning. This card has been made for my Daughter's Cats for Christmas.


My A5 Landscape Card



This is a photo of my Daughter's garden in France last Christmas.  The pictures of the Furry babies has been merged and sized in Microsoft Power Point.

This quite upset me making the babies card this year as last year she had five cats, sadly one has passed away this year.  St. Ray we miss you deeply.  It was my Son - in - Law that named him as when they moved to France with their four cats he just adopted them.  My Son - in - Law said he is a STRAY so we will call him St. Ray.
I have already made a card for their two very large dogs and posted it on here.

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Friday, 28 August 2015

Morgan's Art World Challenge # 6 GDT Card



Morning peeps.  I was really thrilled to be asked to be a Guest Designer for this fortnight over at MORGAN'S ART WORLD  I adore Morgan's images.  Our theme this fortnight is MASCULINE.  Now don't groan, Morgan has some awesome Masculine images.

My 8 x 8 GDT Card


Standing


Laying Down Trying to show the shimmer

Products Used

8 x 8  Kraft Card Blank - Anna Marie Designs
Sprayed matting card with Aqua Lagoon and Meadow Lush Cosmic Shimmer Mist - Micra Shimmer Mist.
Embossing Folder - Chequered Argyle - Craftwell
Promarkers :- Cinnamon - Cocoa - Bright Green - Forest Green - Ice Grey1 - Ice Grey 2 - Ice Grey 3 Ice Grey 4 - Warm Grey 1 - Warm Grey 2 - Warm Grey 4
Graph'it Markers :- 8220 - 8240 - 8250 - 7140 - 7145 - 8110 - 8120 - 9500 - 9502 - 9505
Sentiment from the lovely Paulette at TLC Creations
Bundled Sage D.I.
Burlap from The Works
Paper Leaves and Pot-pourri are from my stash

This card is going to my husband as he has been very poorly and is waiting for an operation.  He loves nature and we have two little bunnies that visit us every day even though we live in town.

http://craftybootschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/fair-and-square-challenge.html
http://craftycardmakers.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/146-no-patterned-papers-and-extension.html
http://craftytimechallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/august-with-rick-st-dennis.html - Movie - Watership Down
http://cinspirations.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-324-anything-goes-option-of.html
http://creativeknockouts.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/104-anything-goes-sls-lines.html
http://deepoceanchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-111-for-boys.html
http://disdigidesignschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/include-sentiment-challenge.html
http://robynsfetishchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-278-use-digi-8232015.html
http://inspirationdestinationchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/ag-no-48.html
http://ttcrd.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/ttcrd-challenge-august-25-august-31.html

ONE OF THE SITE WIDE AUGUST WINNERS OVER ON OUTLAWZ CHALLENGES

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Wednesday, 26 August 2015

A Little bit of Sunshine

Hi Peeps.  I hope you are all having better weather where you are than I am.  Today's card is just because I want too.  The sentiment is because I do need A Little bit of Sunshine in more ways than one.

My 7 x 7 Easel Card



Products Used

7 x 7 Card Blank + Half a One - Anna Marie Designs
Dp:- Joy's Vintage Papers - HOTP
Digi Images:- Pansy and Pansy Border - Aurora Wings
Sentiment from the lovely Paulette at TLC Creations
Promarkers
Clear Star Sakura Glitter Pen
Crystal Glamour Dust
Dies:- Mega Nesties Curved Rectangles - S5-006 - Spellbinders
Lace Corner - DECO B - B162 - Cheery Lynn Designs
Ribbon from my Stash.

http://aurorawingschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/challenge-17-anything-with-wings.html
http://emeraldfaeries.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-70-favourite-colours.html
http://trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-325-20th-of-august-fantasy.html
http://craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-276-always-anything-goes.html
http://crafts4eternity.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/r240-summer_21.html
http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/craftycatz-challenge-289.html
http://craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/craftyhazelnuts-patterned-paper-august.html
http://creativefingerschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-90-winners-88.html
http://disdigidesignschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/use-ribbonlacetwine-any-or-all-challenge.html
http://ilovepromarkers.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challange-283-anything-goes.html
http://robynsfetishchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-278-use-digi-8232015.html
http://inspirationdestinationchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/ag-no-48.html
http://morgansartworld.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-5-beachy-keen-summertime.html
http://pennyschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/welcome-to-pennys-challenge-242.html - Girly
http://qkrstampede.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/qkr-stamped-challenge-153-use-die-cut.html
http://sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-120.html
http://ttcrd.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/ttcrd-challenge-august-25-august-31.html

TOP 5 OVER AT QKR STAMPEDE

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Saturday, 22 August 2015

Ragamuffin Kids

Hi Folks.  Phew it is hot here today.  I am never happy am I.  Lol!!!  I hope it is good weather where you are today.

Today's card is just because I want too.

My 7 x 7 Card


Products Used

7 x 7 Card Blank - Anna Marie Designs
Main Dp:- Antique Brocade - Rose - The Vintage Workshop - Paper Adventures.
Topper Dp:- Joy's Vintage Papers - HOTP
 Promarkers 
Dies:- Timeless Rectangles - S5-158 - Spellbinders
Lace Corner - Deco A - B161 - Cheery Lynn Designs
Isabella Butterfly - 98507
Pippa Butterfly - 98508 - Both from Memory Box
Punch:- Small Round Corner - X-Cut
Gems from my stash

http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/craftycatz-challenge-289.html
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/anything-goes-challenge.html
http://craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/craftyhazelnuts-patterned-paper-august.html
http://creativefingerschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-90-winners-88.html
http://fabnfunkychallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-270-things-with-wings_12.html
http://ilovepromarkers.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challange-283-anything-goes.html
http://inthepinkchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-76-fly-away.html
http://inspirationdestinationchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/ag-no-47.html
http://morgansartworld.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-5-beachy-keen-summertime.html
http://papertakeweekly.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/to-die-for.html
http://pennyschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/welcome-to-pennys-challenge-241.html
http://qkrstampede.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/qkr-stamped-challenge-153-use-die-cut.html
http://sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-120.html

DESIGN TEAM'S FAVOURITE ON MORGAN'S ART WORLD

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Friday, 21 August 2015

Have a Beary Merry Christmas

Hi Folks.  Hope you are all well?  The weather here today in Hertfordshire can not make up it's mind.  One minute it looks like it is going to pour of rain and the next minute the sun is out.  Still very close though.  My card today is yet again another Christmas one.

My 6 x 6 Scalloped Edged Card


Products Used

Digi Image:- BEARY MERRY CHRISTMAS - MO'S DIGITAL PENCIL the sentiment is included.
Promarkers
Old Paper - D.I.
Liquid Appliqué  for the Fur on the hat (Had since I started Crafting)
Dp:- Wooden Train - Glittered Christmas Stocking - Bells and Bows are all from my stash and are very ancient. Lol!!!  I thought it was time the were used.

http://abitmoretimetocraft.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/a-bit-more-time-to-craft-challenge_15.html
http://abcchristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/q-is-for-quantum-leap.html B for BOWS
http://chocolatecoffeecards.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-98-use-sentiment.html
http://craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/chalenge-275-always-anything-goes.html
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/anything-goes-challenge.html
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/chnc-challenge-242-something-old.html Liquid Appliqué - Wooden Train - Glittered Christmas Stocking Bells and Bows and the DP are all old stock from my stash.
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/chnc-challenge-extra-for-august-2015.html
http://craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/craftyhazelnuts-patterned-paper-august.html
http://creativefingerschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-90-winners-88.html
http://mosdigitalchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-254-anything-goes-wmo-image.html?view=classic
http://ilovepromarkers.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challange-283-anything-goes.html
http://inkyimpressionschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/iic-272-christmas-in-august.html
http://inspirationdestinationchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/ag-no-47.html
http://pennyschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/welcome-to-pennys-challenge-241.html
http://sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-120.html
http://12monthsofchristmaslinkup.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-8-optional-theme-snow-people.html
http://ttcrd.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/ttcrd-challenge-august-18-24-2015.html

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Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Noel

Today is the second card in my quick Christmas cards.  Slight differences from the one I posted on Sunday.

My A5 Card


Products Used

Card Stock:- Anna Marie Designs
Embossing Folder :- Embossalicious
Dies:- Christmas Scene- Mini Background - CED3025 - Festive Collection - Sue Wilson (I made this one with the background cut out on the first layer)
Noel - Sentiment Set 2 - Tonic Studios
Frosted Lace Stickles
Bow and Ribbon are from my Stash.

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Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Creative Card Crew Challenge#94 DT Card

Morning peeps.  Hope everyone is well and happy.  Those poorly or sad I hope things improve for you soon.  It is time once again for another super Challenge to start over at  CREATIVE CARD CREW Where our theme this fortnight is LACE.

We have two sponsor's this fortnight.

First:-


Prize is:- $15 Gift Voucher

Second:-


Prize is:- Surprise Dies/and or Acrylic Stamps

My 8 x 8 DT Card


Products Used
8 x 8 Card Blank and Matting Card Stock - Anna Marie Designs
Dp:- Joys Vintage Papers - HOTP3282 - HOTP
Graph'it Markers - Face - 4110 - 4155 - 4115 - 4125 - 4180
Lips and Eyelids - 6110
Eyes - 9100
Hair - 1210 - 1230 - 1250
Flowers - 7210 - 6120
Promarkers :- Leaf Green - Frosted Leaf
Dies:- Leaves - LR0192 - Marianne Designs
Sentiment from the lovely Paulette at TLC CREATIONS
Flowers / Lace and Pearls are from my stash.

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

17 Challenges Entered.


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Monday, 17 August 2015

Dream Valley Challenges - Challenge#113 DT Card

Morning peeps.  Hope you are all well and happy, those poorly or sad I hope things improve for you soon.  It is time once again for another super Challenge to start over at DREAM VALLEY CHALLENGES.  Our theme this fortnight is USE A CHARM.  How easy is that?

Our Sponsor is:-


My 8 x 8 + Side Embellishment DT Card


Products Used

8 x 8 Card Blank - Anna Marie Designs
Dp:- Nature's Storybook: Niolette Wings - Brandin O'Neill
Image:- DT's using their own images this week.
Mixture of Graph'it Markers and Promarkers
Dies:- Lacey Squares - S4-295 - Spellbinders
Monarch Arch - Butterflies and Blooms Set - Tonic Studio
Crochet Corner - 957 - Poppy Stamps
Charm:- Mei Flower
Stamped Sentiments from - Hot off the Press
Rose Lace from my stash

Thank you for looking and do have fun digging out those Charms and playing the Challenge.

16 Challenges Entered
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Sunday, 16 August 2015

Peace - Joy - Love

Morning peeps.  I hope you are all well.  I will be making a few quicker Christmas cards in the next few weeks to get more added to my box as I send so many.

My A5 Portrait Card


Products Used

Card Stock:- Anna Marie Designs
Embossing Folder :- Embossalicious
Dies:- Christmas Scene- Mini Background - CED3025 - Festive Collection - Sue Wilson (I made this one with the background kept solid on the first layer)
Peace - Joy - Love Christmas Sentiment Set 1 - Tonic Studios
Frosted Lace Stickles
Bows are from my Stash.

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Saturday, 15 August 2015

Sparkles Monthly Challenge - Ch# 71 DT Card

Morning peeps.  I am so excited, it is my first DT card for SPARKLES MONTHLY CHALLENGE.  the eagle eyed ones of you would have noticed in my sidebar.  Our theme this month is MORE THAN ONE FOLD.

We are lucky to have 3 Sponsor's this time.

 Prize:- $10


Prize:- 7 Digi Stamps


Prize:- $15 Voucher

My Centre Stepper DT Card


From the Side


Front on View

Products Used

Card stock cut to measure 20 cm x 29.7 cm 
Image:- Art Pad set 24 - English Charm - Lili of the Valley(Sorry it isn't my usual images that I love to colour but with hubby being poorly I have had to go with a quicker route)
Dp:- Bonnets and Bowties - Lili of the Valley and Nitwit Collections
Felt Flower - Hobbycraft
Lace Edge Punch - Martha Stewart
Gem and Acetate Sentiment are from my stash.

Thank you for looking.

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Friday, 14 August 2015

Pattie Creations Digital Images Sale




Hi peeps.  I have just popped on to say that the lovely Pattie is having a 40% off sale over on her ETSY STORE Starting on the 17th August - 24th August.  This is to celebrate her 5th Anniversary.

Please enter the coupon code PATTIEBOOP1 on paying.

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Cathy
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Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Another Update on Hubby

I feel we were back to square one as the doctor did some more tests today and said he also wanted him to have a special blood test and an M.I.R Scan and then go back to discuss the results on 9th October.  He is still not convinced that it isn't Prostrate Cancer and doesn't want to do laser treatment until he is.  There was me thinking that worry was out of the way and now we have 8 more weeks of worry.  At times he has been bleeding very badly.
 
My mind and feelings are all over the place at the moment.  We are suppose to be going on a day trip by coach tomorrow to Brighton but Tony doesn't feel he can go.  He has insisted that I go so I am going with one of the ladies in the apartment block.  I will not enjoy one minute though.

Hugs
Cathy
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Monday, 10 August 2015

Molly and Star Christmas Card

Hi Peeps.  I have made a very simple card today for my Daughter's two dogs for Christmas.  It is getting harder and harder each year to think of something different to make for them.  I also make one for her cats.

Molly and Star In the Snow


Products Used

A photo of Molly and Star in the snow by the river in their garden.  Yes it does snow in France.
Double Sided Pearl Card Stock - Anna Marie Designs
Peel off's from my stash.

I told you it was simple.  Lol!!

Thank you for looking.

http://craftytimechallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/august-with-rick-st-dennis.html - Song - I am dreaming of a white Christmas or Let it Snow
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Friday, 7 August 2015

Patties Creations Challenge#113 DT Card



Morning Peeps.  It is time once again for a new monthly Challenge to start over at PATTIES CREATIONS CHALLENGE BLOG.  Our theme this month is ANYTHING GOES -  but please remember it is a limit of 2 entries only.



My A5 Landscape  DT Card



Products Used

Promarkers
Dp:- Gone Fishing - Under the Stars - Rusty Pickle - RP792
Die :- Grand Labels One - LF-161 - Spellbinders
Digi Sentiment Ticket is from Crafty Ann's (No longer in business)

Thank you for looking, do have fun playing the Challenge.  You have a whole month to play.

11 Challenges Entered

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Thursday, 6 August 2015

Update on Hubby

Thank you so much for your concern over my hubby.  We had good news Tuesday concerning hubby.  It wasn't cancer as we all thought.
They wasn't sure if it was stomach cancer / bladder cancer / bowel cancer or cancer of the prostrate.  Thankfully it was none of those.
He now has to see the Consultant next week to discuss a  laser operation . He wasn't suppose to see the consultant until 30th October but we rang Wednesday morning to say he would go onto a cancellation list and was told they had just had a cancellation two minutes previously.  The gland is very enlarged and needs to have a hole lasered through.  It can’t been done at our hospital because it is too enlarged for their laser to cope with.  He will have to go to Cambridge or Bedfordshire  to have it done and stay in.  Not sure how long the waiting list will
be, we will be on tender hooks until the operation is done as they have said he could have to be rushed back in at any time because the same problem could occur at any time.  It isn't a 100% certainty the operation will be a success but we will have to cross that bridge if that happens.
Thank you once again.

Hugs
Cathy
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Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Creative Card Crew Challenge#93 DT Card

Morning peeps.  Well where did that two weeks go.  It is time once again for another super Challenge to start over at CREATIVE CARD CREW  where our Challenge this fortnight is really easy, it is SPARKLE!!.

Our sponsor this time is:-



Prize is:- Up to $15 in Digi's

My Shaped DT Card


Products Used

My Coloured Digi is from the The Let it Snow Set 707 - Sparkle 'n' Sprinkle
Dp:- A Winter's Tale - DND-1601900- Daisy and Dandelion
Xmas Red-Burgundy-Black Diamond-Holly and Star Dust Stickles
Dies:- Card Holder - 0290 - Joy Crafts
Grand Large Labels - LF-168 - Spellbinders
Fish Tail Flags Stax - Die-namics
Wishing You sentiment - Sparkle 'n' Sprinkle

Thank you for looking and do have fun creating your Sparkle!!!

13 Challenges Entered
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