Thank you to all our kind and wonderful sponsors we are able to offer a sponsor prize on all our challenges in 2018

Every Friday we will bring you a new challenge along with the Design Team's creations for extra inspiration!

Anyone is welcome to join in from all over the world, and we hope you will join us when you can!

We are primarily a card making blog but please feel free to link your alternative projects in line with our challenges. You can combine challenges if you wish.

Saturday, 31 August 2013

Winners post for challenge # 195

Helloooooo and happy Saturday...Carol here with this weeks winners and Top 3 chosen by the DT.
Also a big thank you to everyone who played along with our challenge last week which was faux/real stitching and an option of material....
So Mr Random has done his magic and chosen

#4 DEANNE(prize claimed)
Who used faux sticthing and material

wins prize from

and

# 51...Jo(prize claimed)

wins the prize from

CONGRATULATIONS  to you both

winners badge

please grab the winners badge and e-mail me Carol at carolcroft7@btinternet.com 
please add which challenge you are claiming.

Now onto our TOP 3

No 14 Marlies



#52 Cara



Fabulous creations ladies please take your top 3 badge

Top 3 badge

Now i hope you can join in with this weeks challenge, 
please scroll down for the details.....
x Carol   

Friday, 30 August 2013

#196 - RIBBON PLEATING

Good Morning Crafty Catz Fans. Nick here are you ready for a new challenge, I do hope so!
We all enjoyed hopping by your blogs last week looking at your stunning creations . 
Dianne will be back tomorrow with the winners of our
REAL or FAUX STITCHING
with the option of MATERIAL
challenge

Ok so what do we have for you this week?
 We would like to see 
RIBBON PLEATING

So what does this mean? well, it's anything with a ribbon that is folded.

We have the amazing CRAFTY RIBBONS sponsoring us this week.
 
Crafty Ribbons is a ribbon emporium, we are passionate about ribbons and want to share our fantastic ribbons with others. Our range of Christmas ribbons is second to none.
Remember when we only used ribbons to add a bow to our hair, or tie up a birthday parcel?  Ribbons are now a "must-have" for all types of craft.  Whether your project requires satin, sheer, silk, grosgrain, gingham or polka dot ribbon we have them all!  Lots and lots of different colours in a range of widths.
Need a little bit of ribbon inspiration - then have a look at our projects, or visit our blog they use nothing but ribbon.  Go on, have a try... It's worth it !
  So now lets see what the Team has for your inspiration  starting with our GDT for August
HELEN
This is Helens last card and we would like to thank her for being such a fab GDT and all her hard work


ANNA
the sentiment says "Thank You"
AUNTY SUE


CAROL
 
CHRISTINE
 
DIANNE
 
JAC
 
JANETTE
 
KIM
LINDA
 
NAOMI
 
NICK
 
NINA

 I think you will agree these are fabulous....now its your turn!
Just add your card/creation to Mr Linky and not your blog and someone will be along shortly.
Pop back tomorrow for the winner and top three from last week.
Hugs The Crafty Catz Team

Friday, 23 August 2013

#195- Stitching Real or Faux with optional Material

Good Morning Crafty Catz Fans Christine here with this weeks challenge. Are you ready for a challenge after our break
However before I tell you about the challenge I have some news to share with you.
We have a new member please welcome
please pop along to her blog and show her some love.
Ok onto this weeks challenge which is in 2 parts.
REAL or FAUX STITCHING
with the option of MATERIAL
ok dont run for the hill you could use Ribbon, Felt or lace to make flowers

So if you take up the challenge and use both then you will be in the draw for a prize from our 1st sponsor
Kenny K

here is a little about them
Digi and rubber stamps from KennyK are a fun and edgy way to add the perfect dose of attitude and style to all of your creations!
The creator, the artist, the man: KennyK is a NYC-born professional illustrator who has brought his funky-but-slick, urban-influenced look to the cardmaking and papercrafts world. His signature style can be seen throughout his various collections of sexy pinup babes, sweet 'n sassy girls, cool rockin' dudes, kid’s stuff, retro characters and more atKennyKDownloads.com.

PRIZE
5 digi images of winners choice

If you do not do the option then you will be put into the draw for the prize from our 2nd sponsor


The prize is

So now lets see what material they have used starting with our GDT for August
HELEN GDT

ANNA
Faux stitches (sillicone stamp) & a piece of material used as a ribbon + blouse original tag)

AUNTY SUE
Faux stitch on all layers, Leather flower and lace

CAROL
Faux stitching  and used the extra option material (lace flowers)




CHRISTINE
Using Real Stitching and Material flowers

I have used cotton gingham material cut with nesties for flowers
DIANNE
JAC (image actually coloured by Ria so team effort this week!)
faux stitching round the edge and leather cogs

JANETTE

KIM
(faux stitching and felt stars and buckle)



LINDA
Hand stitching on the border and frame, material is cheesecloth.

NAOMI
Faux stitching on border and beehive paper - real stitching on aida, which is my fabric

NICK
Machine stitching at the top, bottom and around the flower patterned paper. A jeans belt holder and some jeans material behind the letters. 
NINA
(faux stitching on the border and material is the felt flower)

I am sure you will agree they have done an amazing job again this week
So now let see what you can do link your post and NOT your blog to Mr Linky and we will be long shortly.
Hugs Christine and The Crafty Catz Team

Friday, 9 August 2013

Winner and Top 3 selection plus September GDT announcement

Happy Friday Morning peeps.....This morning i am here Carol with the winners and Top 3 selection from last weeks challenge which was PASTEL COLOURS...ooh we had some fab creations!!
Now before i get on with it i need to remind you we are not here again until 23 August, as we are having a little two week summer break..
.so don't forget about us ....LOL 

Now on with the show.....
Random winner for Crimson cloud prize from last week is 
# 68...that's you Coops

CONGRATULATIONS
Please contact me  carolcroft7@btinternet.com
and here is your winners badge for your blog
winners badge

and now for our very own TOP 3

Jane

well done everyone your creations were fabulous...please take our top 3 badge 

Top 3 badge
Now who did we pick for
SEPTEMBER GDT
(aunty sue here)
Well ladies those that applied you gave we such a hard time and there was so many amazing entries.
So ladies if your name is not here PLEASE PLEASE try again it was really just luck
I ended up with 4 which i let Mr random do his job
So will No 84
Carlyann
could you please contact me on
s.i.bennett @ hotmail.co.uk

Enjoy the weekend ...stay safe and see you in two weeks!!
xxx
 Carol, Aunty Sue, Anna, Christine, Dianne, Jac, Janette,
Kim, Naomi, Nick, Nina and also our GDT this month Helen 

Saturday, 3 August 2013

WINNER AND TOP THREE FOR CHALLENGE '193' 'CHRISTMAS IN JULY'

HELLO

Time to announce
 WINNER
 and 
TOP THREE
 for
Challenge'193' 'Christmas in July' 

Wow we had such a lot of gorgeous and beautiful cards it really 
was so hard to pick anyone so glad to have used 
random generator to pick the winner

WINNER

is

Gorgeous card Natalie

CONGRATULATIONS !!

Please contact Carol to claim your prize from

BUGABOO STAMPS 

carolcroft7@btinternet.com

Please put which  Challenge Number in the subject line
and take your Winner's Badge to proudly display on your blog
And now for our 
TOP THREE
in no particular order 



CONGRATULATIONS LADIES!! 

They are all gorgeous and beautiful please take our badge 
to place on your blogs

Thank you to everyone who joined in on our challenge 
and i wish you all could have been winner's 

Please join in on our latest challenge 
which is on the post below 

Challenge '194' 'Pastel Colour's 

Hugs DIANNE and CRAFTY CATZ LADIES xx