Tuesday, 30 October 2012

LEJ Designs DT Post Challenge No 27

Hi Peeps
Challenge Day over at LEJ Designs Challenge blog and this week its anything goes
Heres My DT project I used a sponsor image this time from A day for Daisies
The background was made on CA2 and I cut out the mermaid and coloured her with promarkers and add some beadazzles to her hair and scales to make her look more mermaidy ha ha

The first randomly drawn name will win FOUR digi's of their choice from
LEJ Designs

The second randomly drawn name will win a $12 voucher from
A day for Daisies

Hope you can join us
Be good
Kath xx

Friday, 26 October 2012

Stampin For The Weekend Challenge 20 - Anything Goes

Morning Peeps

Challenge day over at Stampin For The Weekend and this time it's Anything Goes !

Heres my DT offering

The Stamp is from Chocolate Baroque

Just enter a stamped project and you could be in with a chance of winning a fabulous prize from the Pretty Little Ribbon Shop who are our generous sponsors this time.

Hope to see you there
Be Good
Kath xx

Thursday, 25 October 2012

A few Challenge entries ........

Hi Peeps been playing and thought I'd enter a few challenges with my makes

This is for this week Pan Pastel Challenge - the theme is Animals

Stuff I've Used
Sheena Douglass - Silly Moo
Tarnished Brass and Detail Black EP and White UTEE
Vintage Photo DI
Gold Pen and a bit of string

This is for Crafty Mess Challenge - the theme is Halloween

Stuff Ive Used
Black Cat stamp was a freebie in Craft stamper
Tag coloured with Spiced Marmalade, Mustard Seed and Black soot DI's
Hand drawn cobweb glittered
and a pompom spider

This is for the Show us your Twinchie challenge the theme is Spooky Stuff

I've used the Black Cat again and embossed it along with the sentiment and just rubbed the orange card with Black Soot DI

And last but not least I'm entering this into the The Game Challenge Blog

They supplied this fabby photo for you to create your makes with for the challenge which this time is themed Punch Buggy :)
I've just used scraps of paper distressed n coloured up with Vintage Photo DIs
A couple of TH stamps and some bits from my stash

Thanks for looking
Be Good
Kath x

Happy Campers Challenge No 3 - Shabby Chic

Hi Peeps
Challenge day over at Happy Campers Challenge Blog, we have been a bit gobsmacked by the amount of followers and entries so thank you from all the team xx

Hope you can pop in and join us again this week !

Here's my DT  Offering

Stuff Ive Used
Kay n Co chipboard large tag
TH Distress Crackle - Picket Fence
TH Distress Stain - Tarnished Brass
DI's Vintage Photo
Sepia Accents
Crafty Individuals Miniatures
Velum flourishes
Nesties for the leaves and ovals
Paper roses and lace from my stash

Thanks for looking
Be Good
Kath x

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

LEJ Challenge No 26 - Trick or Treat

Hi Peeps its
The  LEJ Challenge and this week the theme is Trick Or Treat
Here's my DT offering using one of Lindsays fabby new Halloween Digis Raggidy Alan  
we have three prizes this week !

The first randomly drawn name will win FOUR digi's of their choice from
LEJ Designs

The second randomly drawn name will win a £10 voucher to spend at

Crafty Emblies
And the third will win 4 digis of their choice from Digi Darla Designs

Digi Darla's

  The prize pot for using an LEJ Designs digi on your project is Four digis this week.
I Hope you can come and join us
Be good
Kath xx

Saturday, 20 October 2012

Ohhh i have awards xx

Hi Peeps

Ive been very flattered to receive two awards from my lovely friend Lindsay over at Crafty Monster 81 blog, Thank you so much :) it means alot xxxxx

Both of these awards come with some rules:

I am to publicly thank the people who gave them to me.
I am to share some information about myself
I am to nominate some of my favourite blogs
I am to comment on their blogs to let them know I’ve awarded them.

The One Lovely Blog award asks me to share 7 facts about myself while the Sunshine Award has some specific questions for me to answer. The Sunshine Award questions will effectively cover the 7 facts about me.
Favourite colour: Black (pink too)
Favourite animal: I love all animals but i love my 5 furbabies :)
Favourite number: 6
Favourite drink: Hot Java Lava ground coffee
Facebook or Twitter: Facebook, twitter is a little impersonal
Good book or good movie: Oh that's hard i love to read but prob pick a film as you can watch it with others
Giving or getting gifts: I love giving but I'm like a 5yr old when i get them ha ha
My passion: Used to be my work in civil engineering but now that energy has gone into arts and crafts
Favourite day: Sundays - hubby is always home on a Sunday
Favourite flower: Roses .......... Erm well lots ha ha ha

So now i have to nominate 3 others how hard is that ha ha so I've picked

Shelagh McCarthy

Pauline Orr

Vee Cassidy

I would send it back to Lindsay but I cant ha ha ha 

Be Good Kath xx

Friday, 19 October 2012

Cards Galore scrapbook Challenge

Morning peeps

Just a quicky to show my entry for Cards Galores Scrapbook Challenge Its a digi page made with CA2

the theme this month is Autumn x

I used my fave pic of me and hubby :)
Be Good
Kath x

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

LEJ Designs Challenge No 25 - Gothic/ dark

Hey Peeps

Challenge Day once again over at LEJ Designs Challenge Blog 
This week the theme is Gothic/ Dark and considering I spent most of my yoof as a punky goth type I really struggle with these types of cards so this was a challenge for me nevermind you lot ha ha

Hope you like

Stuff Ive Used
LEJ Designs - Anathema digi
Drip drop embossing folder
Copious amounts of Black Soot DI
Bit of lace
TH idea-ology chit chat stickers

Our sponsors this week are

QKR Stampede

Please pop in and check out Lindsays designs -  LEJ Designs

Be good
Kath xx

Friday, 12 October 2012

SFTW Challenge No 19 - Something Spooky

Morning peeps

Yay Challenge day once again over at Stampin for the Weekend
and this time the theme is Something Spooky
Here's my DT offering

I just embossed a cobweb onto black card and swiped with silver ink
Used a printed sentiment and a Pumpkin from CA2
Printed the lovely Bugaboo digi out
Coloured with Promarkers then cut her out and layered it all up with sticky pads
And I finally found a use for the bright orange card stock i had ha ha

Very simple but I like it :)

Dont forget your project MUST include a stamped or Digi image to meet our specifications and please only one entry per person. multiple entries wont be counted.  Please check out the blog for prize details from our sponsors

 Bugaboo stamps
Simon says Stamp

Thanks for looking
Be good
Kath xx

Thursday, 11 October 2012

Happy Campers Challenge No 2 - Use a Tag

Hello Peeps
Well its time for our second challenge over at Happy Campers Craft Collective
To say we have been gobsmacked by your support and you're fabby entries would be an understatement, Thank you all xx
Here's my make for challenge two - Use a Tag
Ive taken it literally but having a tag on your make counts too :)
Stuff Ive Used
Music stamp embossed with detail white EP
DI's - Tattered Rose, Victorian Velvet and Vintage Photo
Tim Holtz Bird cage die - Embossed with Gold EP
Beads n chains from my stash
Die-namics flourish die
Few iccle flowers and pearls
Bit of lace
Hope you can come and join us this week
Be good
Kath xx

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

LEJ Designs Challenge No 24 - Happy Birthday

Hey Peeps
How yawl this fine day ?

Here's my DT make for this weeks challenge over at LEJ Designs challenge blog, it was quite a quick one to do as I seem to be chasing my tail this week, and my mojo has hidden along with my get up and go ha ha

Stuff Ive used
LEJ Designs - Daisy
Gingham bakcing paper and bits printed of CA2
Daisy image cut out n coloured with promarker
Matted on to Sage green card stock

As usual we have 4 digis from the lovely Lindsay up for grabs and a fabby boofle stamp kit on offer from Offered by the equally lovely and talented Cheremane
Please bob over and visit LEJ Designs there are some great Halloween digis in there at the mo

Be Good
Kath x

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Good Crafternoon......

Hi peeps
Well the weather here is going from bad to worse its blowing a gale and rather damp n miserable so today I will mostly be eating hobnobs, drinking coffee, and crafting ha ha

Heres a couple of makes I've knocked up with a couple of Challenges in mind

This one is to enter into
Pan pastel Challenge - All about the Sentiment/Verse
Emmas Crafty Challenge- A male card (Happy Birthday Brian)
Crafty Bloggers Network - Anything goes

I started off by distressing a bit of cardboard with Distress stains and Distress paints
and it kinda grew from there ha ha

I made these twinchies for a daily challenge as a collage....But the lovely Zoe told me to get it entered in to the Show us your Twinchie Challenge.... as you're only allowed three per challenge please take the bottom three as my entries please ladies

Thanks for visiting
Be good
Kath xx

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

LEJ Designs Challenge No 23 - Steampunk

Morning Peeps

Challenge time again over at LEJ Designs Challenge Blog

This week the theme is
I went "hybrid" with this one

Hope you like it

Stuff I've used
LEJ digi -
I took the digi into Craft Artist 2 and built my design up using the steampunk digi kits
then I printed it out and coloured the digi with promarkers and just matted it up on card

The first randomly drawn name will win 4 digi's of their choice from

LEJ Designs

The second will win this fabby alterable box

Hope to see you there
Be good
Kath xx