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Thursday, 5 May 2016

Paper Piecing at CRAFT

Good Morning and welcome to a new challenge over at CRAFT Challenge.
This week the theme of our challenge is Paper Piecing
This week we have three very generous sponsors….

Di's Digistamps            The Stamping Boutique     Sweet n Sassy

For my DT card this week I was fortunate enough to use

‘Benjamin Bunny from Sweet n Sassy.

Here is a close up of the image


For his body I used one of the furry papers from Tin Teddy over on Etsy - here.
For the flower pot and the flower I used papers from thhe Bearly Mine Spring and Summer Pack. Sadly these are no longer available.
I also used these papers for the backing papers.

His nose, pads and inner ear are coloured using Promarkers and I added some Glossy Accent to make his nose shine.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges......
Inspiration Destination - W, F- #84 Always Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiment Designs W, 1E, SIO - Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3, F - Always Anything Goes
Scrappy Hands - 2W – #64 Flag or Banner (W1 of 2)

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Inspired by a book



Good Morning,
It’s Thursday and time for a new challenge over at CRAFT Challenge.
Our theme for this week is
Inspired by a Book’
We have three fabulous sponsors this week

For my DT projects this week  

Inspired by 'The New Baby by Mercer Mayer'.... 

I  used the 'Book Box Set' to create a box for a mini album for my eldest daughter's baby shower. She is expecting her first baby - a boy at the end of June.

(using 'BOOK BOX TEMPLATE - TEMPLATE AND CUTTING FILE' by The Cutting Cafe)





The papers are from Katie Pertiet's  Paper set  - 'My Baby Boy' - here
The dies are all Marianne dies.

Ribbon and magent for the box closure are from my stash.


A Duck shaped Card Invite Set  from the Cutting CafĂ© to create a baby shower card and favour boxes.





I resized the pattern on my Silhouette machine to make the smaller ducks and then created a tray to fit between the two ‘ducks’.
The ribbon and dummy are from my stash.

I would like to enter this project into the following challenges…..
Crafting By Designs - W,F, 3E  Let's Hear It For The Boys and Men
Crafty Gals Corner -  W, E2 - #69 Anything Goes
Fresh Brewed Designs - W, 5E - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - W, F- #83 Always Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - W, 5E - Anything Goes
WordArt Wednesdays - W,5E , scriptural word art freebie offered each week#228/229 - Family Friendly/Anything Goes
Cuttlebug Mania W3E -  Butterflies (Week 1)
Retarte 2W, E3 - #75 - Anything Goes (Week 2)
Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes

Incy Wincy Designs - 2W (1st & 3rd Monday), 5E - (Week 2) Inspired by a Song/book/movie

Sunday, 24 April 2016

Orange and Blue

Good morning,
                       Orange and Blue and two neutral colours is the twist for our Anything Goes challenge this week at

Our  fabulous sponsor is   AliciaBel
And as my project is anything goes using the twist I chose

 
As soon as I saw this I thought of my nephew.
The image is coloured with Promarkers and the papers are from the Robyn Meierotto Gratitude mini kit which I bought ages ago from the sadly defunked DHD.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges….

Incy Wincy Designs - 2W (1st & 3rd Monday), 5E - Inspired by a Song/book/movie – Prince Charming by Adam Ant
 
Our Crafty Corner - M, First Monday, E3 - (April) Always Anything Goes

Lemon Shortbread 2W, E3, no digital projects Always Anything Goes (Week 2)

Inky Impressions -M, E1, C10  #284 All About The Boys

Paper Shelter Challenge - W,3E, SIO - #245 For The Boys

Through the Purple Haze 2W, E3, C10 #100 Add A Number (W1 of 2)

Brown Sugar – W, E2 - No. 195 - Anything Goes

Aliciabel Challenge Blog - M, SIR - No.17 - April - Anything Goes or Spring

Crafting with Dragonflies 2W,1E, Cards only (W2) masculine
 

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Christmas at CRAFT

Good Morning and welcome to a new challenge over at CRAFT Challenge.
This week the theme of our challenge is Christmas
This week we have two very generous sponsors….


For my Dt project I used the gorgeous ‘Snow Friends’ from Bugaboo





 
  
For my mitten card I used a Dutch Doobadoo card art stencil available here

 The image was coloured with Promarkers.
The snowflakes were cut using a memory box die and a Joy die.
The beautiful frame is from Marianne Designs and was inked using distress ink.
The glitter and pearl drops are from my stash.
The ticket was from a set by Crafty Cat – sorry I can’t find the link.
I am entering this card into the following challenges……………………
ABC Christmas Challenge - 2W, Christmas -  'H' is for Hat Christmas ones of course (Week 2 of 2)
Crafting By Designs - W,F, 3E  Get Ready For Christmas
A Snowflakes Promise 2W, E3, Must be Christmas/winter themed  #21 - Anything Goes (Week 1)
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge 2W, 2E, C10, Must be Christmas - #70 - Use a Die Cut (Week 1)
Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3, F - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Our Crafty Corner - M, First Monday, E3 - (April) Always Anything Goes

Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas W,must be Christmas  cute 

Thursday, 14 April 2016

Clean and Simple at CRAFT

Good Morning,
It’s Thursday and time for a new challenge over at CRAFT Challenge.
Our theme for this week is ‘Clean and Simple’
We have two fabulous sponsors this week

For my DT cards this week I used ‘Bundle of Dreams’ from Sami Stamps.
This image just lends itself to a CAS card.
For the boy version I simply removed the bow in the baby’s hair.





  
The image as always is coloured with Promarkers.
The faux stitching and sentiment were added in a graphics program – Craft Studio by Serif.
The gems were from my stash.


I would like to enter these cards into the following challenges…..


Addicted to Stamps and More - W - C10 - #189 Clean and Simple
DoubleClick Skittles - 2W, E1, F -  #46  Welcome Baby
Inspiration Destination - W, F- #81 Always Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiment Designs W, 1E, SIO - Anything Goes
Inky Chicks W, 3E, cards & altered items #65 - Baby Cards
Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3, F - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes

Sunday, 10 April 2016

Little Foxes

Good morning
We have a new challenge over at 613 Avenue Create this week.
The theme as always is Anything Goes with the optional twist – Create a Masculine Card
The sponsor this week is
I used her gorgeous stamp Little Foxes to create a card for my brother’s birthday. He is into wild life photography so I thought this image is perfect for him.



As always the image is coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers.
The papers are from LU digitals – Nature digital papers
The mini pine cones were collected on a walk ages ago.
The leaves were created using a digital punch in Craft Artist 2 and then fussy cut.
The sentiment was created on the computer.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges……

Dragonfly Dreams - M – (Apr 3) Spring is in the Air
Crafty Calendar M,1E April - anything goes
Little Claire's M 3rd Saturday,P15, 3E, SIO  March - anything goes
Scrappers Delights  M, First Saturday of the M  Always Anything Goes
Artbymiran Challenge 2W , SIO, 3E, no digital projects - No.55 - (W2 of 2) - Anything Goes
Brown Sugar – W, E2 - No. 193 - Anything Goes
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards - 2W, 3E -  Spring Is In The Air (W2 of 2)
Crafting-With-Friends 2W, 3E - (W1 of 2) Anything Goes
Dragons Lair Designs - M, E1 – April - Anything Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - W, 3E  - No.134 - Anything Goes
Morgan's Art World - 2W, E3, - No 7 - (W2 of 2) - For The Men
Pattie's Creations - M, 2E, SIO, include an image –  April - Easter or Springtime

Simply Papercraft - 2WE3 - No. 26 (W1 of 2) - Anything Goes

Thursday, 7 April 2016

Colour Challenge at CRAFT

Good Morning,
It’s Thursday and time for a new challenge over at CRAFT Challenge.
This week we have a colour challenge for you.


We have two fabulous sponsors this week
For my DT cards this week I used ‘kaye’ from Crafty Sentiments.


The image is coloured with Promarkers.
The die cut is from a Marryanne die but I really don’t know which one.
The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges …


Crafting for all Seasons - 2W, 3E - #123 Use DIe-Cuts/Punches (Week 2 of 2 )
Crafty Creations - 2W - #312 For A Young Girl
Paper Shelter Challenge - W,3E, SIO - #243 Spring Delights
Wonderful Wednesdays -  W, SIO -  Always Anything Goes
Clear It Out 2W, 3E, Must use stash item - Challenge Theme: Springtime Stash: Add a Flower (week 1)
Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #14 - Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Boots - 2W, SIO - (Week 2) Spring
Incy Wincy Designs - 2W (1st & 3rd Monday), 5E - (Week 1) Use your Favourite Colouring Medium
Melonheadz Friends Challenge - 2W, 2E, SIO - (Week 2) Flowers
Glitter n Sparkle - W, F - #182 Use a Punch/Die!
Stamping Sensations - M, 3E, must use stamp (no pre-colored digis) Stamp must be focal point of project – April - One for the Girls
Crafty Calendar M,1E April - anything goes
Crafty Friends Challenge 2W,(W2) 3E,  anything goes
My Time to Craft 2W (W2)girlie