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Thursday, 30 June 2016

Ribbon and Sparkle at CRAFT

Good Morning,
Time for a new challenge  CRAFT Challenge and this week we would like you to add some……..
Ribbon & Sparkle
Our generous sponsors this week are


For my DT project this week I chose this gorgeous image from Lacy Sunshine called





She is coloured with Promarkers as always.
The papers are from Flavoree on Etsy and are from the Native American Collection - here
The gems and ribbon are from my stash.
The background to the image was chalked and then tea dye distress ink added.
There is semi-transparent glitter on the feathers and where the gems are on her shoes and headband.

I would like to enter her into the following challenges…..


Crafting By Designs - W,F, 3E  July Anything Goes – entry 1
Crafty Creations - 2W - #318 Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiment Designs W, 1E, SIO - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread 2W, E3, no digital projects Always Anything Goes
Paper Minutes #441 – Feathers
Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - 2W (1st & 3rd Sun) E3 #36 Always Anything Goes  (W2 of 2)

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Animal Crazy at CRAFT

Good Morning and welcome to a new challenge over at

This week the theme of our challenge is Animals
This week we again have two very generous sponsors….



For my card I have used ‘Koala Digital Stamp’ from Digital Papercrafts.
I wanted to create a card that could be used as a dressing up toy afterwards.






The images were coloured with Promarkers and a magnet attached between the image and black backing paper.
The clothes were paper pieced and fussy cut. Then a magnet attached to the back.
Each bear has three changes of clothes as you can see in the second picture.


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




Crafty Creations - 2W - #318 Anything Goes (Week 1 of 2)
I love Promarkers -2W - Must use Promarkers - #311 For A Child (Week 2 of 2)
Crafty Sentiment Designs W, 1E, SIO – Kids
Lemon Shortbread 2W, E3, no digital projects Always Anything Goes (Week 1) 
Retarte 2W, E3 - #79 - Anything Goes (Week 2) 
Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes

Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Anything Goes w/Option Twist CREATE A TAG at 613 Avenue Create

Good morning,
                      It’s Anything Goes challenge this week at
Optional TWIST:  Create A Tag

Our fabulous sponsor is    Rick St. Dennis
And as my project is anything goes I chose Victorian Lady 1890's




The image was coloured with Promarkers.
The die cuts were made using Maryanne dies.
The papers are from the Raspberry  Road Victorian Bliss collection.
The sentiment was made on the PC.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges….

Chocolate, Coffee & Cards - 2W, 3E -  #111 - Use a Die Cut (W2 of 2)
Crafting-With-Friends 2W, 3E - (W1 of 2) Anything Goes
Creative Fingers -  2W , 3E, No totally digital projects - No.111 - (W2 of 2) Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft - 2WE3 - No. 30 (W2 of 2) - Anything Goes
Crafting With An Attitude M,1st Thurs,3E Always Anything Goes 
Crafty Girls Creations 2W,3E Always Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet Challenges 2W,1E,SIO Always Anything Goes


Thursday, 16 June 2016

It's Christmas - well at CRAFT Challenge it is!

Good Morning,
It’s Christmas over  at CRAFT Challenge this week.
Our generous sponsors this week are
For my DT project this week I chose this gorgeous image from Nikki Burnette




The Design Papers are from the Katie Pertiet ‘Santa Land’ set - here
The image was coloured with Promarkers.
The ribbon and wired burlap ribbon are from my stash.
Thw snowflakes were made using a Martha Stewart corner punch.

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


Crafting By Designs - W,F, 3E  Get Ready For Christmas
Crafting for all Seasons - 2W, 3E - #127 Make It Girly (Week 2 of 2 )
2 Creative Chicks (M, P1) #11 - Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore (M, P1, E3) June - Anything Goes
The Sisters of Craft (M, P1, E3, no Besties) June - Always Anything Goes
Crafting By Designs - W,F, 3E  Get Ready For Christmas
Inspiration Destination - W, F- #88 Always Anything Goes
A Beautiful Mess - M(last Friday of M), 3E - No. 3 - Anything Goes
Winter Wonderland W, 3E, must be Christmas – Add a ribbon and a bow
Alphabet Challenge - 2W, 1E, JFF - (W1 of 2) - H for Hand Colored Image
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - 2W (1st & 3rd Sun) E3 #35 Always Anything Goes  
Pennys Paper Crafty - Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes
Come and Get It - W3E - #121 (June 12) Weird/Whimsical

The Ribbon Girls - 2W, must use ribbon, must be a card – (June 5) "Anything Goes as long as it is a card" (W2 of 2)

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Movie Time - At CRAFT Challenge

Good Morning,
We have a fun for you at over at CRAFT Challenge this week.
Our theme this is …..Inspired By A Film’
So let your imagination run wild to represent your favourite film.
Our generous sponsors this week are
For my DT project this week I chose this fun image from
Dr Digi House of Stamps called ‘Made For Each Other’ and the film inspiration is
‘The Bride of Frankinstein’


The papers are from a Halloween set from Bearly Mine which is sadly no longer available.
The bat sentiment was made on the PC
The image was coloured using Promarkers.


I would like to enter this project into the following challenges…..
Crafty Sentiment Designs W, 1E, SIO - Anything Goes
Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #23 - Add a Sentiment
Our Crafty Corner - M, E3 - (June) Always Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3, F - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Boots - 2W, SIO - (Week 1) Masculine
Love to Scrap - 2W, 3E, F, digi or real stamping - (Week 1) Masculine
Melonheadz Friends Challenge - 2W, 2E, SIO - (Week 1) Masculine
Catch The Bug  W,3E,SIO  Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin W, 2E  Father's Day or Special Man

Creative Corner - W, 3E  - Just For Men

Sunday, 5 June 2016

Wedding Bells at 613 Avenue Create

Good morning,
                      It’s Anything Goes challenge this week at
Optional TWIST:  CREATE A WEDDING STATIONERY ITEM

(TAGS, BAGS, BOXES, CARDS, INVITATIONS, MINI ALBUMS, ETC.)

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





The image was coloured with Promarkers and a little glamour dust paint was added to the veil.
I used a Crafters Companion edgability die for the butterfly edges.
The flowers and foliage were made using Stamps by Chloe Four petal stamps and every day foliage stamps.
These were stamped onto vellum and acetate respectively and embossed using Wow embossing powder.
The lace and pearls are from my stash and I’m afraid I can’t remember the name of the papers.



I would like to enter this card into the following challenges….
Catch The Bug  W,3E,SIO  Anything Goes
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards - 2W, 3E -  #110 - Bingo* pearls, patterned paper, embossing
Fussy and Fancy - 2W - No.165 - (W1 of 2) - Anniversary or Wedding
QKR Stampede – W, 4E, SIO – No. 194 - Here comes the bride
Jade's Sparkling Butterflies 2W, E1, C5 Anything Goes + A DT Call (W2 of 2)
Julia Spiri Challenge 2W,3E #16 Anything Goes With A Twist: Wedding (W2 of 2)
I love Promarkers -2W - Must use Promarkers - #310 Inspired By A Song or Film(Week 1 of 2) – Chapel of Love

The Crafty Addicts 2W, E #16 - Anything Goes/ Bling On It (Week 2 of 2)

Friday, 3 June 2016

Anything Goes at Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge

Good Morning,
It’s the first Friday of the month – June already, and we have a new challenge over at

This month the theme is straight Anything Goes

And our sponsor this month is Foil Play

This month I have made a circle pop up album as a gift for my best friend. I have put pictures in it taken at her recent 60th birthday celebration.






There are lots of tutorials on you tube showing you how to make these cute albums.
The papers I have used are from Katie Pertiet Aged Perfection Pack no 2 collection here.
The vintage lady on the front is from Foil Play – Debbie Moor Elegant ladies #15 - here
The embellishments are die cut using various dies from my stash.

Please stop by my fellow team members blogs and leave them some crafty hugs.

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

A Beautiful Mess - M(last Friday of M), 3E - No. 3 - Anything Goes
Crafting-With-Friends 2W, 3E - (W1 of 2) Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - W, 3E – #328 - Add a Butterfly
Creative Fingers -  2W , 3E, No totally digital projects - No.109 - (W2 of 2) Anything Goes
PDE Linky Party - W,JFF, E3 - #126 - Anything Goes

Through the Purple Haze 2W, E3, C10 #103 Use A Die And/Or Punch (W1 of 2)