Friday, 18 September 2020

CraftyCatz challenge #519 ATG with optional twist


Its CraftyCatz time again and this week its our lovely Ginny hosting, she has chosen the optional theme of 'Make it Sporty '. Our sponsor is the fabulous Dr Digi and you can find all the images HERE 

We were happily given the images we used, always a bonus.

I used two for my card, Faldereee Deirdery Dunderton and Soccer Silas.

Coloured with promarkers, the football frame I found on Google and the sentiment was pc generated.

Thats it really, was just amusing myself that day if I remember right, but I do love these images such

 fun, you should come join us and maybe win some fab images.

Thats it for today, stay safe and be well lovely people.xx

Friday, 11 September 2020

CraftyCatz challenge #518 ATG


 Good morning, so glad to have something to show you for our new challenge, time is going so fast and yet I don't seem to have any to spare, its all very odd, but we are in odd times lets face it and now we are going back into a slow paced lockdown, crazy days.

Onto the challenge, this week it was Christine's turn to pick the optionl theme which is Glitter or Gems.


Our wonderful sponsor is Morgans Art World who kindly provided our images, you can find them HERE

 Image coloured with Pro markers, I found the DP from a mag from years ago, lots of sparkle and skeleton leaves.

I also made another card from this image

The inked background was made using a stencil from Craftstash.

Thats all for today, if I have missed any of your posts I am so sorry, I only found out yesterday that some of my fav blogs have been missing for some odd reason, its all very odd, so I was trying to do a catch up, don't know what the problem is but I hope it sorts itself out.


Last but not least by any means, lets take a moment to remember this date, it was a shocking, dreadful day not just for America, but for the world, I pray it never happens again. Bless all that perished.

Friday, 4 September 2020

CraftyCatz challenge #517 ATG and we are back.

Hello and welcome to a brand new challenge at CraftyCatz, we have enjoyed the break but its nice to get back on track, can you believe we are in September.!!!!!!! I don't get it at all, dare I say we will be putting the tree up before long....{ sorry }
OK, this time our host is our lovely teamie Chris, she wants the optional theme to be Anything but Square, you'd think that was simple enough wouldn't you..ha!! wait and see....
Our sponsor is Bugaboo who so kindly provided our images.
I chose the image Heels Christmas Shoe and spent a while colouring up and setting it out, taking the photo and all that jazz when I realised it was SQUARE....screammmm so it was back to the drawing board, but I think it worked out, but thats why I have two cards on.
Coloured with promarkers, lots of glitter and glitter netting used, lets face it everything got the glitter treat, satin bias ribbon used.
So thats that, onto card 'cock-up'
Not as good is it really, so it just shows, sometimes its good to start over..haha..

may enter a challenge or two here.

This week my Grandson Jacob had his first day at School, it was a trying time for all of us, he wasn't really sure he wanted to go, and because of the virus the kids haven't been able to go and spend time with the new set up, so all quite strange. Anyway, after a short burst of tears he went and had a good day,{ having Aunty Carla there helped,}
 ...but here he is all ready to go, did not like the tie one bit.

Thats all from me for today, thanks for joining me here, I always appreciate your visits.

Sunday, 30 August 2020

Happy Sunday

Hello friends, I hope your enjoying a lovely sunny Sunday, I have a card to share today with a sweet image I saw last week I think...on Chris' blog, I just had to go buy it, she is from Oddball Art and is called Bookworm Astrid and you can find her here
The sentiment comes with, I just cut it up and inked round the edges. She is coloured with a mix of copics and promarkers and added some gloss for her glasses, and glitter of course.The strip of acetate I tore up, scrunched up and inked up, it was rather enjoyable, then I made the envelope and while I was still in inking mode, I did the same and dropped some water on, all looks quite good to my eyes.
Sorry this is so blurred but just to get a glimpse of the inside.
Thats it people, hope you like my card, this week see's CraftyCatz return, it has flown by it really has and I have been busy getting ahead with my DT makes so thats good too, hope you'll come along to see us.
Enjoy your day.x

Saturday, 22 August 2020

A nice surprise.

I got a lovely little 'pick me up' yesterday afternoon in the post, my friend Chrissy sent me the lovliest card all the way from NZ, I was so happy to recieve it and its so gorgeous, and sometimes the littlest things hit the spot, Chrissy you made my day, thanks so very much I appreciate your friendship.
I hope I spelt your last name right, you know me..!!!!
Now for June, this is my 'wheel' that I used to edge card, I bought it long before the stitched edge dies came along because I like the effect, I do have some dies now but this works well enough for me...hope that helps, haha.xx

Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Quick post...I hope...

Happy afternoon on whatever day this is....phew...
Just made a very quick card for someone who is 'feeling' it all right now, so will pop through the letter box later on, its nice to know we are thought of..
This set of stamps was sent to me quite some time ago and I can't remember using it, but its so sweet and makes nice small cards, I added very little colour and just rolled the edges with my long suffering wheel, the paper is BTB I think.
made a little envelope which is tied like this as no post to go through, simples, little wood heart I had in stash, wish I knew where it came from i would buy more, its all engraved.

Thats that.
Now the ATC coins, oh my word, I did the first three and I sat there feeling lost really, I had all these ideas but nothing happened as it should, anyway for first try abit hit and miss.
Various I suppose, but just not feeling it...haha

Last but not least Busy Lizzie has recovered and is doing well, she does need slightly dead heading but its raining again, I did measure the width because its massive and the pic doesn't really show it, she is now 4'6'' across and still growing...

Enjoy the rest of your day friends.

Tuesday, 18 August 2020

Happy Tuesday..

Hi lovely people, hope you are all ok.
Just made this little cutie towards the Christmas lot, it all helps doesn't it.
Mo image coloured with promarkers, the splashes are actually accidental, I was opening a pen it just went splattttt, but its ok it looks 'arty', I tell myself these things just play along...quite abit of glittery stuff too.
Bit clearer pic .
Entering the following challenges.
Passion for promarkers shades of blue.
Classic DT challenge
Try it on tuesday splash splatter
This cutie got a top5 at PFP

Top 5 at 
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Have a lovely day, its pouring here so I am off to do abit of playing around, I just bought some stash and included are some atc coins, why I don't know but its a this space...!!!!!!

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