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Monday, 22 December 2014

SSD Sponsorship Challenge - Crafting From The Heart



Morning all today SSD are sponsoring Crafting From The Heart the theme for this challenge is all that glitters, this is what I came up with for my SSD DT make to help give you some inspiration.



To create this I have used Santa pinup so why not head on over to 
SSD Online Store where there is loads of other designs to choose from.

I created this using some of tonic layering Christmas dies and coloured the image in using my chameleon alcohol pens to give the look of a difficult and complicated card that is really easy to create.

So come on get creating then I can see what all you talented people make.

Big Hugs

Carrie



Finally I wish you all a very Happy Christmas

Saturday, 20 December 2014

SSD Sponsorship- Open Minded Crafting



Good morning everyone we are here again today with another sponsorship, we are sponsoring  Open Minded Crafting and the theme for this challenge is to create something all white, this is what I came up with for my SSD DT make for this challenge.



I have used one of SSD Sentimints where you can also get there digi images from so why not click on the link and see what is available but be warned you may be missing for some time once there.

To create this I have used some spellbinder dies for the snowman and snow lady a tattered lace die for the bow and a tonic die for mounting the sentimint onto and added some cosmic shimmer iced snow to the snowman and snow lady and around the edge of the matted base layer.



Right guys that's it from me for now I hope you will find some time to join in with this challenge because I will look forward to seeing all your creations.

Big Hugs

Carrie


Have A Very Happy Christmas 

xxx

Friday, 19 December 2014

SSD Sponsorship Dec 2014



Hi Guys I hope you are all well and the party planning is starting to come together for you now for a very happy Christmas.

Today we have another sponsorship from Sassy Studio Designs who are sponsoring Brown Sugar Challenge's the theme for this challenge is Christmas so for my DT make and to help give some inspiration here is what I have created.



The image I have used is called Candy Cane The Sassy Elf available from the SSD online store you can get your hands on this and many more by clicking the link above.


I have coloured her in using my chameleon alcohol pens and cut out with a spellbinders die and the poinsettias are created from another spellbinders metal dies and finally for the Merry Christmas this is created by using a tonic die.



I really loved making this and hope you will find the time to join in with this challenge I will look forward to seeing all your makes coming in.


Now all that is left to say is to wish every one a very happy Christmas and a wonderful new year.


Big Hugs

Carrie

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Crafting Musketeers December Challenge Use Some Bling



Hi all you Crafting musketeer fans its the start of December which means the year is nearly at a end but also means we have a new monthly challenge started over at Crafting Musketeers Blog the sponsor for this challenge is 
Party Nights Creations Blog and for this challenge its anything goes as long as you add some bling to your creation.


This what I came up with for this months DT make I hope it give you some inspiration.



I have used a My Besties Digi Image from one of there Cds and coloured in with my alcohol pens.


I hope you will find the time to come and join in with this months challenge as I know time can be even tighter in the month of December with all the festive preparations.

Hugs

Carrie 

SSD Sponsorship's For Crafting Musketeers ( Use A Sentiment )



Well can you believe it that it is already the beginning of December not sure quite how that has come round as quick as it has but with that having been said it means its time for one of our first sponsorship challenges over at 



Here is my SSD DT make for this challenge I hope it helps give you some inspiration.


I have use a SSD digi image of a wreath that I've coloured with alcohol pens.


I hope you will come along and join in with this challenge because your sure to have fun and I love to see everyone's creations. 

Hugs

Carrie

Friday, 28 November 2014

FBF SSD Weekly Challenge



Another week has passed already can't quite believe it but that means that we have another FBF FB SSD Challenge for this you will need to go onto the fb page just click on the link above and send a message to Sheena to get hold of trinket  Effie 2 Image for this weeks fun challenge.


This is what I made for my DT make I hope it helps give you some inspiration.




I have used my chameleon alcohol pens to colour in the image  again I am 

loving these pens they make it so much easier to colour with once have got 

used to them.


thanks for stopping by I look forward to seeing your makes.


hugs

Carrie

Saturday, 22 November 2014

SSD November 2014 New Release



Hi all you Sassy Studio Design fans we are celebrating a new release of yet more fantastic images from Lindsay this weekend.

The style of these are slightly different because Lindsay has go with a portrait feel. 

So OK onto the business if you are hopping along and you are on track you should have arrived at my blog from Debbie's Blog but if you haven't and have just happened by my blog you will need to head back to the beginning over at Sassy Studio Designs Blog  because wouldn't want you to miss anything.

For my DT make I got to use Sugar Skull Image she is fantastic and so effective once coloured in.



Your next stop off is Our Guest Designer Cindy.

Hugs

Carrie


Here is the whole order of the blogs for this hop in case you get lost on the way.




Friday, 21 November 2014

FBF SSD Challenge




Whooo Its another FBF challenge over on SSD FB Page and for this challenge there are 2 images that you can either use together of separate.


For My DT make I chose to use them both together on a 8x8 card.


For this I have used my Chameleon Alcohol Pens to colour in the image after placing the two images together using my graphics programme
 Serif Professional 2. so why not head on over to
 Sassy Studio Designs Online Shop and get yourself some more of these wonderful Sassy Images to have fun with.


Hugs

Carrie

Friday, 14 November 2014

Flashback Friday SSD FB Challenge




Today is the start of another FBF weekly challenge and for this challenge you need to head over to SSD FB Page and get hold of your very own Holiday Pie image you will need to send a message to our sassy sister Sheena just take a look  at the pinned post at the top of the FB page there it will give you the information you need.


This is my DT Creation for this weeks challenge, I hope it gives you some inspiration.



To create this card I have used the Holiday Pie Image and coloured in with my chameleon alcohol pens and the papers I have used for the mats and layer are from DCWV  12x12 Primrose Stack Pack.

There a loads more of SSD images over at 
Sassy Studio Designs Online Store should you want to get your hands on some more of these wonderful sassy images by the talented designer Lindsay.


Hugs

Carrie

Friday, 7 November 2014

SSD Facebook Flashback Friday



Today we have another retired image to use for this weeks Fb flashback weekly challenge our image to use this week is Pocahontas.

To get hold of your image to join in with this challenge head on over to 

SSD FB Page and message Sheena who will sort out sending you your own 

image but please also read the rules on the FB page for these challenges thanks.


Here is my DT make to give some inspiration.


I have used my new chameleon pens to colour the image and added some 

glitter glue dots from creative expressions to create some faux glitter pearls around the topper and on the greeting.


Finally I hope you can join in.

Hugs

Carrie SSD DT.

Sunday, 2 November 2014

Crafting Musketeers#19 Challenge Anything But A Card


Hello all you Crafting Musketeers fans, I don't know about you but I can't quite believe that we are now at the start of November and Christmas is just round the corner eeeek.

That having been said with it being the start of November we have a new Monthly challenge and the theme for this months challenge is to create anything but a card so for my DT make I've made a gift/favor box.


Here is the side view of the same gift/favor box.



As our sponsor for this challenge is Delicious Doodles I have use one of there digi images and coloured in using the new Chameleon alcohol pens and used a 

tonic die to create the gift/favor box then added the coloured topper & bow to 

keep it together.

Hugs

Carrie



Saturday, 1 November 2014

SSD Facebook Progressive Monthly Challenge Falling Leaves



Today is the start of the monthly SSD Facebook progressive challenge running from 1.10.14 - 26.10.14 and for this challenge we are using a retired image called falling leaves, Here is my creation for this challenge to help give some inspiration.



so come on guys come and join in with the challenge over at SSD Facebook Page
where there is more details on how you can get hold of your very own image and what to do next, I look forward to seeing what you create.


Hugs

Carrie

Thursday, 30 October 2014

DTBST#253 Happy Halloween Challenge


Happy Thursday Everyone we have another DTBST challenge starting today and the theme for this weeks challenge is Happy Halloween.
 For more info on this weeks challenge head on over to


Here is my DT make for this week.


To create this card I have used Sassy Witch and designed the background using my Graphics programme and cut one of the new spellbinders dies and backed it with some yellow card and finally added the greeting.



Hugs

Carrie

Thursday, 23 October 2014

DTBST#252 Not Hip To Be Square Challenge



Well it's Thursday again which means there is a new DTBST challenge over at Sassy Studio Designs Blog and the theme for this weeks challenge is to create something that isn't square.


Here is my DT creation for this weeks challenge Image that I have used is called Kiss the Bride and is available from Sassy Studio Online Store.


I have used my Scan N Cut Machine to create the shaped card and the mats then used a crafters companion embossing folder to create the embossed bows on the white card layers and added a satin ribbon to the top white card mat layer and added a jeweled bead to the center of the bow, I then lastly added the greeting from a tattered lace greeting die cut on mirri card.



Hugs 

Carrie

Saturday, 18 October 2014

SSD October New Release Blog Hop



Hi Guys starting today we have a new release blog hop to celebrate another set of new images the very talented creator of these Lindsay has designed.

Just to make sure you are on the right track you should have arrived at my blog from the very talented sassy sisters Kim's Blog but if you have just happened by my blog I don't want you to miss anything so you will need to go back to the beginning by heading on over to Sassy Studio Designs Blog.


This time I got to show case the new image of Medusa Sassy which will be available to purchase from Sassy Studio Designs Online Store and as always there is a chance for one lucky person to win the whole set of new images all you need to do is make sure you have commented on everyones DT blog posts as you hop along.

This is my DT make for this new release celebration.


so now you need to go visit sassy sister Kitty's Blog, and don't forget to leave a comment.

Hugs

Carrie



SSD: http://sassystudiodesigns.blogspot.com/
Sheena - http://cardsbysheena.blogspot.co.uk/
Debbie - http://www.craftingwhenican.blogspot.com/
Chris - http://cattsscratchingpost.blogspot.ca/
Sara - http://luminousinmychaoticdreamslife.blogspot.com/
Karal - http://karalscreativespace.blogspot.com/
Greg - http://latestwhims.blogspot.com/
Kim - http://itsallaboutcrafting.blogspot.com/
Carrie - http://carrieshandmadecards.blogspot.co.uk/
Kitty - http://intruderlady.blogspot.com/
Guest Designer - Jamie Moore - http://craftygirl21.blogspot.com/
Valerie - http://lafeerieduscrap.blogspot.com/
Kerrie Brown - http://www.cardsbykerrie.blogspot.co.uk
Misty Graves Bradley- http://rockpaperscissorsscrapbooking.blogspot.com
Lindsay - http://socallinz.blogspot.com/
SSD Store http://buysassystudiodesigns.blogspot.com/


Thursday, 16 October 2014

DTBST#251 Back In Black Challenge



Hello all you sassy fans it time for another DTBST challenge and the theme for this challenge is Back In Black so you need to make a crafty item making sure you use Black & Green or Purple & Orange, For more info and to add your creation head on over to Sassy Studio Designs Blog.

For some inspiration this is my DT make.


For the focal point on this card I've used one of Sassy Studio Designs Sentimints which are available over at Sassy Studio Designs Online Store 
and added this to a spellbinders shape using some foiled black card stock I  have had in my stash for a while now and I can't remember where I got this from now, then added a purple ribbon and a green glittery gem to the center.

Right think that's it from me for now until next time all that is left to say now is I hope you can/will join in in this weeks Challenge.


Hugs
Carrie

Thursday, 9 October 2014

DTBST#250 Sketch It Up



Morning all you sassy fans it time for another DTBST challenge and this weeks theme is to follow this sketch.




This is my DT make.



I have used the image called  Don't Open Until Christmas Sassy and is available over at ssd store just click on the link above.

There is more details on this challenge if you head on over to


Thanks for stopping by I look forward to seeing all your creations.


Hugs

Carrie

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Crafting Musketeers #19 October 2014 Challenge Hobby House



Good afternoon its time for another challenge over at 
Crafting Musketeers Blog  the theme for this challenge is to use autumn colours and the sponsors of this challenge is Hobby House there is also some more information on this months challenge over on 

Here is my DT creation 


I used a center stepper card for this creation, the topper is by Elizabeth Bell and is available from Hobby House Store and the embellishments and sentiment are from tonic here is the link to the 
Sentiments/Greetings Toppers but unfortunately there isn't a link for the dies as yet because they are exclusive until end of October I believe, sorry a bit of a tease.

Ok think that is enough from me now, I am looking forward to seeing all your creations for this months challenge.

Hugs

Carrie

SSD DTBST#249 Challenge ( Anything Goes )



Well can you believe it we are now in to the month of October I for one don't know where this year is going what about you?

That can only mean with it being the first Thursday of the month we have another DTBST challenge over at Sassy Studio Designs Blog and the theme for this first challenge is anything goes so this is a very good reason to get your creative juices flowing, I can't wait to see what you all create.


Here is what I made as a member of SSD DT member.


This is a 6x6 size box I have made and used a tonic die for the oval and a tattered lace die for the butterfly's the greeting is a SSD one that is available over at Sassy Studio Designs Store.


Right that's it from me today I hope you have a wonderful day.

Hugs
Carrie

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

SSD Sponsorship Folds



Good morning guys here is another post from me that Sassy Studio Designs is sponsoring Just Inspirational Blog which the theme is to create something with folds.

This is my SSD DT Creation for this.


The papers,ribbon and candi are from Craft Work Cards the image I have used is Martini pinup sassy that is available over at Sassy Studio Designs Store and the sentiment is also available at the same store just click on the link above.


Hugs

Carrie