Saturday, 31 October 2015

Thats Crafty! - We are Family

Hi everyone,


Time for another Quirky Saturday over at Thats Crafty! team blog where I've made a card featuring more new Katzelkraft stamps.

Please pop on over for a little nose on how it was made ;)











Hope you like it
Donna x

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Trick or Treat

Hi everyone,

Hope you are all okay out there.

Quick one from me today featuring a Halloween themed tag. I find that for some reason I hardly ever make tags now which is kind of a shame :/










I am entering this into the following challenges:


Addicted to Stamps, Make your Mark

Frilly and Funkie, Something Wicked

Simon says Mon, Throwback ( I've used the Monster Mash theme from a couple of weeks ago)

That Craft Place, Anything Goes/Mixed Media

Shopping our Stash, Go Paperless

FanTastic Tuesday, Anything Goes with a Twist-Halloween

Inspirational, Cute Halloween or Pumpkin/Owl

House of Cards, Add Texture and/or Colour Inspiration (I've chosen some of the colours)















Decoart paints, Thats Crafty! bats Dinky, Inkadinkadoo and Prima stamps, Tim Holtz sentiment.



Hope you like it

Donna x



Saturday, 24 October 2015

Thats Crafty! - Be Awesome at Christmas

Hi everyone,


Time for me once again to ask you all very nicely to please pop on over to Thats Crafty! team blog to see how I've made this card ....it's using the new Katzelkraft stamps ;)













Hope you like it
Donna x

Friday, 23 October 2015

Thats Crafty! Challenge - Haunted Halloween.

Hi everyone,

Time for another challenge over at Thats Crafty! and this fortnight's theme is: Haunted Halloween. 

So we'd love to see all your spooky creations, it can be cute scary or down right scary scary! If you enter you could be in with a chance of winning the random prize of this:



There are some wonderful new stamps from Katzelkraft that have just landed on the shop shelves so  you could get them with your winnings ;)

I made a creation for the challenge using a Thats Crafty! MDF tag which takes everything you throw
at it!





Thats Crafty! MDF tag, Thats Crafty! Dinky stencils, Decoart Paints, Tim Holtz sentiment.


Hope you like it
Donna x

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Thats Crafty! - Steamy Heart

Hi everyone,

I'm over at Thats Crafty! team blog today so I'd love you all to pop on over and see how I've made this card with one of the new Carabelle stamps ;)













Hope you like it
Donna x

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Spookiness Abounds

Hi everyone,

Quick one from me today sharing a creation I've made on Strathmore Mixed media paper.









I am entering this into the following challenges:


That Craft Place, Halloween

Simon says Mon, Wonderful Watercolour

Try it on Tuesday, It's Frightening/Halloween

The Mirror Crack'd, Wall Hanging/Tic,Tac,Toe (I've used the top line)















Neocolors II, Distress Inks, Thats Crafty! Dinky stencils, Tim Holtz sentiment.



Hope you like it
Donna x

Sunday, 11 October 2015

Mixed Media World challenge - Anything goes on Wood




Hi everyone,

Time for another challenge over at Mixed Media World and the theme for this one has been chosen by my lovely teamie Mo and its: Anything Goes On Wood. 

I know what you're all thinking...I bet Donna picked that theme herself but I really didn't although I'd be lying to say I wasn't happy about it!

So we'd love to see anything as long as its been created on wood or features wood somewhere and of course it has to have a mixed media feel to it too ;)

Our very generous sponsors for this challenge are:



and they are offering a whopping £20 voucher to the winner to spend in their online shop...what are you waiting for, get creating!



For my DT piece I used this wood plaque I got from Hobbycraft at a £1..bargain! Its all sanded for you plus it's a great size to work with too. Just apply some Gesso and you're good to go.









I am entering this into the following challenges:


Country view Challenges, Add some Texture

House of Cards, Add Texture and/or Colour Inspiration ( I've used texture)














Take it, Make it, Take a Technique (ink, stitch, paint, collage, print, paper)



Decoart paints, Decoart Modelling paste, Gelatos, Dina Wakley stencil, Crafters Workshop stencil, Perfect pearls, FC Pitt pens, the wings are a Carabelle stamp which has been stamped on vellum in white Memento ink and then heat embossed with clear embossing powder.


Hope you like it
Donna x

Saturday, 10 October 2015

Thats Crafty! - Dinky Delights

Hi everyone,

One of the many pleasures of being on a shop DT is you get to try out the fab new stuff they've just created and what could be better then new Dinkys'!

Please pop on over to Thats Crafty! team blog to see how I've made these very different creations........just for you ;)












Hope you like them
Donna x

Friday, 9 October 2015

Thats Crafty! Challenge - Boys will be Boys


Hi everyone,

Welcome to a new fortnightly challenge over at Thats Crafty! and the theme is: Boys will be Boys. So we'd love to see anything featuring something male or a masculine theme....we all have something in our stash we can use.

If you enter you could be in with a chance of winning this

lucky you ;)



I made a card for this challenge featuring a Brett Weldele stamp, he really does some fab images.






Thats Crafty! Dinky stencil, Cosmic Shimmer ink, Stamps are: Paperartsy, Brett Weldele, Crafters Companion.


Hope you like it
Donna x

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Pumpkin Power

Hi everyone,

I'm glad you all liked my grumpy cat yesterday.....I think it expressed how we all feel sometimes, that's my face usually when I have to wait longer than I expected for crafty supplies!

Today I'm in spooky mode and on this card I've featured 3 of the new Halloween themed Dinky stencils from Thats Crafty!, more on them this upcoming Saturday on my usual slot ;)










I am entering this into the following challenges:

Stamping Sensations, Colours of Autumn

Simon says Mon, Autumn is in the Air

Mixed Media Card, Black and Orange


Decoart Neon orange paint on the pumpkin, Decoart Liquid Glass on the pumpkin, Distress ink and spray stains, Thats Crafty! Dinky stencils, Inkadinkadoo stamps.


Hope you like it
Donna x

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Grump Go Away!

Hi everyone,

I'm afraid as soon as I saw these new cat themed stamps from Katzelkraft I just had to get them...they were made for me! So I apologise in advance as you will probably see a few makes featuring these
stamps ;)









I am entering this into the following challenges:


Take it, Make it, Take a Technique (ink,stitch,paint,collage,print,paper)

Inspiration Destination, Anything Goes

613 Avenue Create, Anything Goes

House of Cards, Add Texture and/or Colour Inspiration (I've used the orange and green colours)
















Decoart paints, stamps are: Katzelkraft, Carabelle, Prima, Tim Holtz.


Hope you like it
Donna x

Saturday, 3 October 2015

Thats Crafty! - Fly Away

Hello everyone,

Yes it's Saturday once again...where do the weeks' keep going?! I'd love for you all to pop over to Thats Crafty! team blog to see how I've made this  ;)









Hope you like it
Donna x

Friday, 2 October 2015

Rip it Up

Hi everyone,

Hope you are all okay out there and looking forward to the weekend.

Before I show you what I've made for today, I must congratulate the lovely Stella on her comment re my creation yesterday: 'A fab skull is never dull'.....now how funny is that?! Shall remember that and work that into one of my future blog posts!

For this creation I used a bit of my paper stash for collaging her hair....a VERY sticky business but fun too.






I am entering this into the following challenges:


That Craft Place, Mixed Media Anything Goes

Simon says Weds, Anything Goes

Countryview Challenges, Add some Texture

Take it, Make it, Take a Technique-Ink,Stitch,Paint,Collage,Print,Paper



Thats Crafty! White/Greyboard,  Decoart paints for background and face,  Black Fude pen, Stamps (in her hair) are Finnabair,  Carabelle and  Hobbycraft,  Tim Holtz sentiment.


Hope you like it
Donna x

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Are you Scared?!

Hi everyone,

Time for something spooky today as it's the time of the year for all that sort of stuff of course. I bought this rather fab skull stencil off Ebay and I am a little bit in love with it ;)











I am entering this into the following challenges:


Simon says Weds, Anything Goes

Our Creative Corner, Halloween Horror

That Craft Place, Mixed Media Anything Goes

Mixed Media Monthly, Word Search (I've chosen the word skull)















Thats Crafty! White/Greyboard, Decoart paints and media misters, Paperartsy stamp, Crafters workshop stencil and stencil off Ebay, White Posca pen, Tim Holtz embellishments.



Hope you like it
Donna x