Craftsbycarolyn

Friday, March 28, 2008

Pins and needles

Over at theDaring cardmakers the dare this week is to include pins or needles of some sort. Sewing needles, safety pins, dressmakers pins- any type of pin onto your card here is mine.The dress and shoes are green but the flash on the camera has made it bright and look yellow. Forgot to say the stamps i have borrowed off my mate Jackie, Scruff's corner :)

Sunday, March 23, 2008

DCM its all in the game

This weeks challenge over at the Daring cardmakers they are daring you to make a card with either cards, dominoes, tiddley. Here's my attempt with playing cards and what with Father's day around the corner thought it was quite suited, well its not while June but it pays to be ahead of yourself.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

My first book made with the Bind it all

I deciced to buy the latest gadget everyone is raving about the Bind it all, i wish id bought it ages ago. Well here's my first attempt i think i used the wrong wire , that will take a bit of practice to see what goes with one size book.I am going to have a go at an handbag next so watch this space. ;)

Monday, March 17, 2008

CBC dressed for the occassion

Theres quite a few challenges going on over at Crafts by Carolyn which are quite rewarding has some of the creations i have come up with i am very pleased. There is a prize draw too for all the cards entered

Saturday, March 15, 2008

PIFgoodies up for grabs

Ive finally put togather some things up for grabs , so the first 3 to comment on this post will get them sent out to them. Good luck. I have made a bit of a boob with these pifs and ended up doing four, so one i am sending has a Rak to Sue H

DCM teen spirit

Over at the Daring cardmakers this is what the challenge is today.

Now, this week it's Rachel's first time to set the dare;"Well I thought we have had plenty of flowers and hearts and girly things so I would like some cards with some teen spirit please."Quite a first challenge ! Thanks Rachel !BUT WAIT ! There's more ! This week we are really happy to be able to offer a random Spot Prize to one of our lucky darers, very kindly donated by Scrapbook Outlet NZ !!Now, you need to go check outthe beautiful goodies for sale Scrapbook Outlet, you'll be spoiled for choice ! Thank you so much to Andrea and the team at Scrapbook Outlet for your support. The winner will be picked at random next Friday - and will be announced soon after. So good luck everyone!
So here's mine i had fun doing this and have lots of requests from my friends to make for their daughters.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

PIFgoodies


My goodies have arrived today from Jillies blog thay are fabby thanks Jilli

Sunday, March 09, 2008

Pocket card

Over at Rainbowlady she has set a challenge to do a card with a pocket in here's mine.

Friday, March 07, 2008

DCM Take a break

Over at the Daring cardmakers Mel has set a dare this week to make a card with a tea bag or coffee satchel , i did a cup of tea using the papermania oriental papers and embellies.The cup was cut our with my cricut expressions beyond birthdays.

Thursday, March 06, 2008

My treats.........


Well i decided to treat myself, everyone is raving on about the crop-a-dile so i thought why not.I also got an email from craft haven with an offer on the papermania oriental well i could not let that slip by could i :) They are both fabby and i am raring to go ,once i find out how to work the crop-a-dile.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Saturday, March 01, 2008

Ive been tagged

By my mate Jackie, Scruff's corner

What were you doing ten years ago?
I was on with my second child and raising my first


What were you doing one year ago?
I was trying to adjust to becoming forty :)


Five snacks i enjoy
Chocolate i cannot eat enough of it
Chrisps those pom bears and cheese and onion
Jacobs crackers with cheese on
Biscuits any
Pork pies with pickle in.


Five things you would do if you wer a millionaire.
Buy a massive house with a swimming pool and other luxeries for my family.
Holidays abroad and a new bigger caravan
loads of goodie treats for the kids
learn to drive and buy myself a car
Open a massive craft shop i would be in heaven.


Five things you like doing
On the computer at this moment in time
On my blog
Watching Greg on the ps3
Making cards
Buying craft goodies


Five favourite toys
My doll tiny tears.
A cot and dollshouse my dad made.
Cannot think of the name but it was some sort of resin that was mixed together and you put objects in before it got hard, to make keyrings, paperweights and so on.
A perfume making kit.
My actiongirl doll , ive still got it in the attic.

My favourite now are my computer, cricut machine, bigshot, tag a long and xyron design runner...

I wont tag anyone but if you would like a go feel free.