Friday, 17 January 2020

CraftyCatz challenge #489 ATG


Morning to all and I hope you are all well. I am more than happy to say when we heard Australia had finally got a good downpour I almost cried, its been horrific for all concerned, I pray it never happens again.
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OK, now to our challenge this week, the optional theme was chosen by our lovely Billie and she wants to see something funny...we have a wonderful sponsor once again, this week its Dr Digi and you can find all the images HERE
For my card I got to use this cutie, she just makes me smile and she is called Candy Daisy
She is coloured with Copic for her skin tones and wellies and Flex markers, the sentiment was PC generated, it just came to mind when I saw her. I also used polychromos for the grass and glossy accents for her glasses and lolly pop.The DP is Crafts Sensations.
Hope you will come over, see the girls creations and join in the fun.
Have a lovely day.xx



Friday, 10 January 2020

CraftyCatz challenge #488...we are back.


Well that was a nice break, I hope you all enjoyed.
Happy New Year 2020. 
Onto our brand new challenge.
We are sponsored this week by Sheepski designs who so kindly provided images to the team, I did use one of my own and you can find them HERE
Our optional theme was chosen by our Boss lady AuntySue, Animals....oh nooo, I am not good at colouring them in, I fail everytime I think but you have to try...
Here is my offering, please forgive me...haha..
This little guy made me smile, which is always a bonus.I printed him onto some Make it Colour blending card, I only started using this last year and its fabulous, I have tried so many and this is amazing and worth every penny, plus I just ordered a pack from Elaine and it was free post...wow.... He was coloured with Flex markers, I die cut some words from a DP I had and I used glossy accents on the balloons and his hat.
Entering this into the challenge at DoubleD Balloons
That's it, hope you can find time to join us. Its nice to be back to normal, whatever that is.
Have a lovely day.x


Monday, 30 December 2019

Top ten posts from 2019 and a Happy New Year from me....



Its time to try and choose ten cards you liked most, I could choose ten I didn't like far easier, but here goes...In no particular order









Thats it then, hopefully we will all have a good year ahead when it comes. 
Thankyou for all the support, blogland can only survive if we help it along alittle. 
Have fun, lots of love .xxx

Sunday, 22 December 2019

A card a Tag and a Merry Christmas from Me.....


Hi everyone, well we are almost there, so much going on, I have all the gift shopping done and wrapped, the cards are done and dusted and my food shop will be delivered in the morning, so fingers crossed its all sorted...I hope your all doing ok, it can all get abit much at times but yesterday in the middle of my latest break with reality my lovely postman calls and handed me a package, it was a surprise gift from a very good friend of mine, I couldn't believe my eyes when I opened it and found some Copic markers....wow....I have wanted to try them forever but just can't manage it, you know who you are my lovely pal, you made my year.....I hope your as lucky to have friends like that in life, not just for the surprise gifts, but for the chats we share and the daily moan and groan we all have...haha
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Ok so I have a card to show you and a cheeky little imp on a Tag, both are Mo Manning images
Coloured with Promarkers, the lattice background was from a friend and it was to be a Shaker card but I couldn't find what I wanted so I put some of those dot things we use can't think of the correct name, they kind of shake but not really, good job Sue knows me well...haha

This little tag went with a little gift I sent also, I love her and added the sentiment on the PC
I think thats it from me, I still have things to do but will keep checking your blogs to see what I'm missing.I will enter into the following..

 I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas to remember and lets hope the new year brings lots of good things with it, oh and please pray for us to get some snow, my grandkids..{and me} are so looking forward to waking up to a snowy landscape,so pretty.....lots of love to you all and a big Thankyou for the support over the past year.xxx

Friday, 13 December 2019

CraftyCatz challenge #487 ATG our last one of the year.....................And its Friday 13th... ohooooo


Oh my oh my can you believe we are actually on our last challenge of the year, it really has gone so fast and its been a pleasure having such fabulous team mates, they are all so easy to know and extra helpful, add that to the fact we have a wonderful Boss lady in AuntySue, what more can we ask for, I hope they all have a most wonderful Christmas break wherever they are...
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OK, this one is hosted by our lovely Ginny, her optional twist is Blue Christmas and we have a fabulous host for you, who also provided our images..and you can find them HERE
$12 GV for one lucky winner.

For my card I used the image Snow Friends

This cutie is coloured using Flex markers, the DP is a pad from the works, its gorgeous BTW, various dies, which are named but can I remember, I have them all on magnetic sheets and guess who didn't think it out properly, hence I can't always remember, so sorry.

In the background is the matching envelope, do love to make them nice if I can or have time.
Sparkly trees, so nice.
So that's it for the year...sob sob..ha ha....please come over, see what the girls have made and more important join us, we will be back on 10th January 2020....wow...I will be back with bits and bobs in the mean time though, so see you then my lovely friends.
Challenges entered...
Hugs from me.xx





Friday, 6 December 2019

CraftyCatz challenge # 486 ATG


Morning to everyone, I hope the week has gone well for you all, getting very very busy now with Christmas on the horizon, scary stuff, I managed, with alot of help, to get the house all dressed up last weekend, it took me three days to get over it, ha ha, oh my, I could move mountains once upon a time....!!!!!!

Ok, this week I hosted so got to pick the optional theme which is, of course, Last minute Christmas, we have a great sponsor again who provided our images.
Here is my card, I used three of the images, two outside one in, all coloured with Flex, Pro and Polychromos.
Elliot and Elvis, great or what, they crack me up..
Inside kept quiet plain apart from 'his nibs'..ha ha.
Double Bass Doug...

I hope you like, they are abit of fun I think.
That's all for now, Next week is our very last challenge until 10th January 2020...wow...so come and join us and see what my lovely team mates created.
Have a lovely weekend, careful out there the shops are already crazy..
Big hugs from me.xxx

Friday, 29 November 2019

CraftyCatz challenge #485 ATG



Good morning and Happy Friday, for all those who celebrated Thanksgiving yesterday I hope you had a lovely day and are enjoying the long weekend.
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This week at CraftyCatz our host is Christine and she the Optional Twist to be CAS...perfect as far as I am concerned. 
We have two great fabulous sponsors this week and that's All Dressed Up who provided our images and wants to give one lucky winner 2 images from the shop HERE
and CraftyRibbons
Here is my card using Autumn Wreath Girl, she is so pretty
Image coloured with Pro and Flex markers, die is Diamond Press DP is Craft Sensations.
{Just got the Winner at this weeks I Love Promarkers  thrilled to bits.}


 Side view with same DP
And I made a tag with htis one, I could not resist using him, also from ADU


Hope you like and will come on over and join us and see all the beautiful designs the team came up with.
Challenges.
ADU ATG
Have a lovely weekend, if all goes to plan my Decorations are going up, it used to be easy be omg, it gets harder every year, even with lots of help, but I just love it all when the house is done and twinkly..ha ha...thanks so much for the visit, leave me a comment and let me know what you think...BFN....hugs.xxx

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