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Thursday, 29 December 2016

Final Challenge of 2016 at CRAFT - Anything Goes

Good Morning,
This week over at   CRAFT we have a fab new challenge.

This week’s theme is Anything Goes

Our fabulous sponsor this week is…


For my DT card this week I chose to use


I love these stamps and really found it difficult to choose just one but this one reminds me so much of my niece and I thought it would make the perfect birthday card for her.
As always the image has been coloured with Promarkers.
The awesome papers are from Bloomsical over on Etsy and are called The Diva Papers- here
I cut out one of the perfume bottles from the paper and added a sentiment to the front on the PC.
The pearls are from my stash.

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

Colour Your World with Lucy Sunshine - 2W, F, E3, (no pre-colored imagesAlways Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - 2W (1st & 3rd Sun) E3 Always Anything Goes
Robyn`s Fetish - W, Winner + Top Picks - #348 Anything Goes
Love to Scrap - 2W, 3E, F, digi or real stamping - (Week 2) Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge - 2W, 4E - (Week 2) #238 Everything Goes
The Paper Girls - 1st & 3rd Mondays, layouts, cards - (Week 2) Anything Goes
Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #51/52 - Anything Goes

Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes

Sunday, 25 December 2016

Happy Christmas from I Love Promarkers

Good Morning,
Wishing You a Happy Christmas and A Peaceful New Year.
Welcome to another challenge at  I Love Promarkers.
This week’s theme is
Anything Goes
We have 5 Prizes for this challenge 
I decided to make a birthday card for my daughter who has a birthday in January.


The stamp is Sammi Boo's Hot Cocoa by Lacy Sunshine - it’s perfect for her because she adores hot chocolate.
The papers are from Michelle R designs- Winter Frost Collection - here– this collection is one of my favourite sets of papers.

The pearls are from my stash and the sentiment was made on the PC.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges.....
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge (M, P15, E3, F, must be on DT) Always Anything Goes 
Craft for the Craic - M, 5E (First Friday of the month) - December - Christmas - Anything But A Christmas Card
Polkadoodles - W, C10 – No.51 - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday W,C5 #457 Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet Challenges 2W,1E,SIO Always Anything Goes (W2 of 2)
Southern Girls 2W,1E,C10 150 Anything Goes (W1 of 2)

Through the Purple Haze 2W, E3, C10 #115 Anything Goes (W2 of 2)

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Thoughts and Prayers

Good Morning,
Firstly I would like to wish you all a Happy and Peaceful Christmas.
This week over at   CRAFT we have a fab new challenge.

This week’s theme is Anything Goes

Our fabulous sponsors this week are

For my DT card this week I chose to use


I needed to make a Sympathy Card and this stamp is just perfect I think.
I tried to keep the design as simple as I could and so simply embossed a piece of white paper which I matted and layered onto black.
I punched a strip of black paper with a Tonic border punch.
The lilies were coloured with Promarkers.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges ……

·         Wonderful Wednesdays -  W, SIO -  Always Anything Goes

·        Lemon Shortbread 2W, E3, no digital projects Always Anything Goes (Week 1) 

Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations - 2W, E3, F - (Week 1) Always Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3, F - Always Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge - 2W, 4E - (Week 1) #238 Everything Goes

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Christmas at CRAFT

Good Morning,
This week over at   CRAFT we have a fab new challenge.

This week’s theme is Christmas

Our fabulous sponsors this week are

 For my DT card this week I chose to use Christmas Candle by Pickled Potpourri.


The papers are from Valerieannedigital here
I used tea dye distress ink to age the paper.
The image is coloured with Promarkers.
The wooden snowflakes are from my stash.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges…
Crafty Gals Corner -  W, E2 - #101- Anything goes
Creative Moments - 2W, 3E - #103  Anything goes

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

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Hats Off at I Love Promarkers

Good Morning,
Welcome to another challenge at  I Love Promarkers.
This fortnight’s theme is…
Hats
We would love to see your creative projects that include a snowman of any type.
Our fantastic sponsor for this challenge is
For my DT card I chose this Fabulous stamp Anglin’ Andy
 My brother in law is a keen fisherman and this stamp is just perfect for his birthday card.

The image is of course coloured with Promarkers.
The fabulous papers are by Katiet Pertiet and are called Go Fish - here
The sentiment was made on the PC.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges…..
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3, F - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
The Paper Nest Dolls Challenge - M, E2, SIO - Always Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - 2W (1st & 3rd Sun) E3 Always Anything Goes
A Gem of a Challenge  2W  #184 - Anything Christmas Goes (W1 of 2)
Catch The Bug  W,3E,SIO  Make Us Laugh

The Pencil Case 2W, E2  #34 Anything Goes  (W2 of 2) + DT Call

Thursday, 8 December 2016

It's Winter at CRAFT Challenge



A nice simple card from me this week.
I embossed two pieces of paper using a snowflake embossing folder.
These were edged with Tonic Crystal diamonds glitter.
The image was coloured with Promarkers and mounted onto gold card to match the card base.
The sentiment ticket is from Crafty Cats.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges …..
Creative Moments - 2W, 3E - #103  Anything goes (Week 1 of 2) 
Double D Challenges - 2W, 1st and 3rd Wed of M, E3 - White Christmas* (Week 1 of 2)
A Snowflakes Promise 2W, E3, Must be Christmas/winter themed  #34 - Anything Goes with optional theme : Winter (week 2) 
Creates and Makes M, 3E, last Tue - Anything Goes with optional: Use Red, Gold Green
Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #49 - Anything Goes
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge 2W, 2E, C10, Must be Christmas - #86 - Anything Christmas (Week 2)
Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Boots - 2W, SIO - (Week 1) Christmas
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3, F - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas W,must be Christmas  #310 Vintage or Anything Christmas

The Pencil Case 2W, E2  #34 Anything Goes  (W1 of 2) + DT Call

Sunday, 4 December 2016

Lollipop, lollipop ooh baby lollipop

Good morning,
                      There is a brand new challenge over at
This month it’s a straight Anything Goes.
Our awesome sponsors this month are…

For my DT project I decided to make a lollipop card. I have seen these out in Blogland and have wanted to make one for some time.




 I jave to say the photographs don't do it justice. In real life it is beautiful and one of the nicest things I have ever made.
 The beautiful image is from Di’s Digi Stamps and is called Stocking Secrets, it’s in the Christmas sale at the minute and you can get it here
The papers are from MicheleR design – Winter Frost Collection - here
The image was coloured with Promarkers
I used a Spell Binder ornate circles die
Marthar Stewart snowflake border punch

The stick was bought from Amazon
The ribbon and glitter are from my stash.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges…..

Crafty Calendar M,1E December - Christmas Time
Crafty Friends Challenge 2W, 3E, #46 Merry Christmas (W1 of 2)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas W,must be Christmas  #310 Vintage or Anything Christmas
Artbymiran Challenge 2W , SIO, 3E, no digital projects - No.72 - (W2 of 2) - Anything Goes
Brown Sugar – W, E2 - No. 227 - Anything Goes
A Vintage Journey - M First Friday of M (Vintage)- December - Winter Magic
Crafting-With-Friends 2W, 3E - (W1 of 2) Anything Goes
Creative Fingers -  2W , 3E, No totally digital projects - No.121 - (W2 of 2) Anything Goes

Dragons Lair Designs - M, E1 – December - Christmas Wishes

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Colour Challenge at CRAFT


Good Morning,

This week over at   CRAFT we have a fab new challenge.

This week it’s a Colour Challenge

Our fabulous sponsors this week are


For my DT card I chose Fireplace Set from digital Delights

I chose to make a shadow box card – this is my first attempt.

  



I managed to use every colour in the colour combo this week!
The papers are from Raspberry Road – Victorian Holiday Collection.
The dies are memory box snowflake border
Maryann Christmas tree
Go Kreate tag die.
The Glitter is a from Tonic Pure Sheen 'Glitter Diamond' 
The ribbon is from my stash.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges....
Crafting By Designs - W, F, 3E - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - 2W, 2E - #329 Christmas (Week 2 of 2)
Crafty Gals Corner -  W, E2 - #100 - anything goes
Creative Moments - 2W, 3E - #102 Anything Goes (Week 2 of 2) 
Paper Shelter Challenge - W, 3E, SIO - #275 A Christmas Card

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Frosty the Snowman

Good Morning,
Welcome to another challenge at  I Love Promarkers.
This fortnight’s theme is…
Snowman
We would love to see your creative projects that include a snowman of any type.
Our fantastic sponsor for this challenge is
Col Art ( Letraset)
For my DT card I chose this gorgeous snowman by Power Poppy Stamps
I just think it has such a vintage look about it.
I needed to make a masculine card for my 16 year old nephew and thought this image was not too twee and the papers are perfect for a masculine card.
As always the image is coloured with Promarkers.
The sentiment was made on my PC.
The trees and ribbon are from Nitwit collections Comfort and Joy and Simple Oys of The Season - both re-coloured in a graphics program to match the colour scheme of the card.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges…..
Artistic Inspirations - 2W, E3, F - (Week 2) Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge - 2W, 4E - (Week 2) Christmas
Allsorts  W,3E  #391 Anything Christmas
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas W,must be Christmas  #309 Use a Sentiment
ABC Challenge ‘x’ is for Criss cross
Throughthe Craft Room Door – Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - 2W, 2E - #329 Christmas (Week 1 of 2)

Creative Moments 2W, 3E - #102 Anything Goes (Week 1 of 2) 

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Not A Card

Good Morning,
This week over at   CRAFT we have a fab new challenge.
Our theme this week is Not A Card
Our fabulous sponsors this week are

For my exploding box I chose Wedding Day’ from Imagine That!
This set has lots of pre-coloured images as well as black and white line drawings for you to colour. There are also several sentiments in this set too.




No colouring from me this week as I used the coloured images and sentiments on this box.
The papers are from a set called Romantic Lace Wedding- here
The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts 
All the other embellishments are from my stash.
Have fun with this challenge – a great one leading up to Christmas.
Please pop over to my fellow team members’ blogs to check out their awesome projects.
I would like to enter this project into the following challenges …..
Creative Moments - 2W, 3E - #102 Anything Goes (Week 1 of 2) 
Crafty Sentiment Designs W, 1E, SIO - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations - 2W, E3, F - (Week 1) Always Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3, F - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes

We Love 2 Create  - 2W, 2E, F, SIO - Always Anything Creative/Mixed Media Goes