Thursday, 30 September 2021

New A Perfect Time to Craft Challenge - Anything Goes

 


Today I'm sharing my first card as part of the Design Team for the A Perfect Time to Craft Challenge!


Challenges are always anything goes - to find out more about the current challenge, head over to the challenge blog here.

Our sponsor for this challenge is:


The Design Team were given a fabulous range of images to work with and I've combined elements from several different sets to make my card.

The sets were used are:









I created a scene on the computer and matted it onto black paper and red snowflake paper from Do-Crafts.  I finished the card with a stamped sentiment from Stampin' Up and some clear gems.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

CD Sunday Challenge - anything goes

Wednesday, 29 September 2021

Clever Dexter September Inspiration Card

 


I'm back today on the Clever Dexter Challenge Blog with my inspiration card for this month's challenge.

Our theme is:


and we're sponsored by:


To make my card I used the very cute 'Sweet Heart Balloons - Honeypie' digi stamp:


You can find it here on the website.

I also used:

- Promarkers
- self adhesive glitter film across the image
- stitched die from Stampin' Up
- patterned paper from The Works and Craft Creations
- other paper and card from Craft Creations

Don't forget to link up your challenge entries here - not long to go now!

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Passion for Markers - in the pink
Crafty Catz - anything goes/anything but square

New Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes

 


There's a new challenge today on Penny's Challenge Blog and, as always, it's an anything goes challenge.

Head over to the challenge blog here for all the details and to see the cards from the rest of the team.

Our sponsors for this challenge are:


and


To make my card I used:

- Wellington Boots digi stamp from Twinkle Lane Designs available here
- Promarkers
- patterned paper from Stampin' Up
- Card Candi
- other card and paper from Craft Creations

Monday, 27 September 2021

New Use Your Stuff Challenge - Retro

 


There's a new challenge today on the Use Your Stuff Challenge Blog and this time we're looking for your retro creations!

For all the details and to see the projects from the rest of the team, have a look on the challenge blog here.

As soon as I challenge title I thought of a Visible Image stamp I've got of an old cassette tape - it takes me right back to making mix tapes when I was a teenager back in the 1980s.

I stamped it in black and wrote on the title label.  The I added some patterned paper from Anna Marie Designs and pink card.

Saturday, 25 September 2021

New Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes/Include the Word Joy

 


We're back today on Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge with a new challenge for you - it's always anything goes but this week's optional theme is to include the word joy.

For more details and to see the cards from the rest of the team, head over to the challenge blog here.

And the prize on offer for this week's winner is:


To make my card I used:

- stamp and die set from Crafters Companion
- stitched scalloped die from Stampin' Up
- patterned paper from Lili of the Valley
- other card and paper from Craft Creations

Friday, 24 September 2021

New Colour Crazy Challenge - Anything Goes

 


There's a new challenge today on the Colour Crazy Challenge Blog - it's always anything goes provided you have displayed some colouring on your project.  We don't accept pre-coloured images.

Head over to the challenge blog here for more details and to see the projects from the rest of the team.

Our sponsor for this challenge is:


To make my card I used:

- iChihuahua digi stamp from Imagine That Digistamp available here
- Promarkers
- scalloped stitched dies from Stampin' Up
- paper and card from Craft Creations

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:

I Love Promarkers - anything goes
Dream Valley Challenges - 2 or more patterned papers
A Place to Start - patterned paper

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

New from All Dressed Up Stamps - Dude


Today I'm sharing my DT inspiration using one of this month's new release images from All Dressed Up Stamps.

I'm using the very cute 'Dude' digi stamp which you can find here here in the Etsy shop.

For more new release information have a look at the Facebook Group here and the Blog here.

To make my card I also used:

- Promarkers
- papers from Stampin' Up and Craft Creations
- stitched die from Stampin' Up
- other card and paper from Craft Creations

 

Tuesday, 21 September 2021

New Arty Divas Challenge - Anything Goes

 


We're back today on the Arty Divas Challenge Blog with a new 'anything goes' challenge.

Have a look at the challenge blog here for all the details and to see the projects from the other team members.

Our sponsor for the challenge is:


The Design Team used the beautiful Molly May Collection to make our projects:



I made three ATCs using one of the papers, the images and the butterflies.  I cut the butterflies out and then attached them by their bodies only.

I also used Distress Ink around the edge of all the elements.

New Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge - Add Some Metal

 


There's a new challenge today on the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge Blog and this time we want you to add some metal!

Head over to the challenge blog here for all the details and to see the cards from the rest of the team.

To make my card I used two different papers from the Classic Garage collection from Stampin' Up (now retired) and one of the sentiments from the All Geared Up stamp set.

My metal is a key embellishment which was part of the suite.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Dream Valley Challenges - two or more patterned papers


Ike's World Challenge Reminder - Anything Goes/Autumn

 


We've reached the mid-way point in our current challenge at the Ike's World Challenge Blog and this month it's anything goes with the option of autumn.

For more details and to see the cards from the rest of the team, have a look on the challenge blog here.

To make my card I printed out two of the images from the Leaves set of digital stamps, coloured them with Promarkers and cut them out.

I put these on a piece of patterned paper from Craft Creations and added a stamped sentiment from Stampin' Up between the two leaves.

I layered with some dark brown paper and punched some dots out of the same paper to create my embellishments.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Sweet Stampers Challenge - stripes and/or dots
Crafty Gals Corner - hello fall

Monday, 20 September 2021

New SheepSki Designs Facebook Group Challenge - Anything Goes/Something Beginning With B

 


A new challenge has started today in the SheepSki Designs Facebook Group.

It's anything goes using a SheepSki Designs image with the option to use something beginning with B.

You can find more details here in the Facebook Group - just look for the album for Challenge 64.

My something beginning with B is (of course!) baby.

Here's what I used to make my card:

- Baby Feet digi stamp from SheepSki Designs
- Promarkers
- patterned papers from Lime Tree Crafts and Craft Creations
- stamped sentiment and stitched scalloped die from Stampin' Up
- other paper and card from Craft Creations

New Incy Wincy Challenge - Rainbow/Multicolour and/or Monsters

 


We've got a new challenge today on the Incy Wincy Challenge Blog and this time our themes are rainbow/multicolour and/or monsters.

Head over to the challenge blog here for more details and to see the cards from the rest of the team.

Our challenge is sponsored by:


I went for the rainbow option - I've coloured the reindeer's scarf in rainbow colours.

To make my card I used:

- Rudolph Cute Reindeer digi stamp from Oddball Art available here
- Promarkers
- patterned paper from Get Creative
- stitched die and stamped sentiment from Stampin' Up
- other paper and card from Craft Creations

New Inspiration Station Challenge

 


We're back today on the Inspiration Station Challenge Blog with a new inspiration picture and a new challenge!

And here is the picture:


What we want you to do is to make something inspired by the picture AND tell us how you were inspired.

You can find more details and see the cards from the rest of the team, here on the challenge blog.

When I looked at the picture I thought straight away of a Penny Black stamp I've had for years called 'Easy Rider'.  

Then I looked at the flowers at the side of the paper and added some floral paper to my card layout.

I also used:

- Promarkers
- scalloped stitched die and sentiment stamp from Stampin' Up
- paper and card from Craft Creations

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Dream Valley Challenge - 2 or more patterned papers

Saturday, 18 September 2021

New Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes/Add Some Plaid, Checked or Gingham


There's a new challenge today on Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Blog and this week it's anything goes with the option to add some plaid, checked or gingham paper.

For all the details, have a look here on the challenge blog.

To make my card I've used another of the digi stamps from this month's Digi of the Month set from Imagine That Digistamp:


Isn't it a great set?

If you'd like more details about the Digi of the Month Challenge, head over to the Imagine That Digistamp Blog here.

To make my card I also used:

- Promarkers
- patterned papers from Craft Creations and Stampin' Up
- stitched die from Stampin' Up
- other paper and card from Craft Creations

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Christmas With the Cuties - anything cute and Christmassy

Marvellous Mini Masterpieces October Challenge

 


Today it's my turn to share my DT piece in the Marvellous Mini Masterpieces Facebook Group.

Each month we give you an inspiration picture and ask you to create something which is less than 4 by 5 inches.

You can find more details and lots of inspiration here in the Facebook Group,

Here is this month's inspiration picture:


I made an ATC.

I started by stamping a flower from the Stampin' Up Art Gallery stamp set in Daffodil Delight and Gorgeous Grape stamped off and full strength.

The dragonfly stamp is from Creative Stamping magazine - I stamped it over the background and then again on white card, cut it out and used some foam pads.

The dragonfly word transparency is from my stash.

I'd like to enter my ATC in the following challenges:

Creative Knockouts - wings and things or furry friends

Friday, 17 September 2021

New My Time to Craft Challenge - Embossing (Heat or Dry)

 


There's a new challenge today on the My Time to Craft Challenge Blog and this time we're looking for embossing on your cards - it can be heat or dry embossing.

For all the details and to see the cards from the rest of the team, have a look here on the challenge blog.

To make my card I used:

- embossing folder from Stampin' Up
- kraft card from Craft Creation
- stamped sentiment from Itty Bitty Birthdays from Stampin' Up
- Soft Suede ink from Stampin' Up
- ribbon and button from my stash

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Seize the Birthday - anything birthday goes option


Thursday, 16 September 2021

Stampers Delights - September Thrifty Thursday

 


It's Thrifty Thursday at Stampers Delights!

We've got some great images for you at special prices including the one I've used to make my DT card:


You can find Pumpkin Pete here on the website.

You can find more inspiration from the Design Team here on the blog.

To make my card I also used:

- Promarkers
- patterned paper and stitched scalloped die from Stampin' Up
- other paper and card from Craft Creations

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Make My Monday Challenge - autumn/fall card
Crafty Gals Corner - hello fall
Four Seasons Challenge - anything goes fall

Wednesday, 15 September 2021

New Scribbles Designs Challenge - Sip and Savour

 


We've got a new challenge today on the Scribbles Designs Challenge Blog and this time our theme is 'sip and savour' - we want to see something connected with beverages.

For more details and to see the cards from the rest of the team, head over to the challenge blog here.

To make my card I used:

- Coffee Press digi stamp from Scribbles Designs available here
- Life is Brewtiful digi stamp from Scribbles Designs available here
- Promarkers
- patterned paper from my stash
- stitched dies from Stampin' Up
- other paper and card from Craft Creations

New Createful Heart Designs Challenge - Anything Goes

 


It's time for a new challenge on the Createful Heart Challenge Blog and, as always, it's an anything goes theme.  

For more details and to see the cards from the rest of the team, have a look here on the challenge blog.

To make my card I used:

- Jolly Fellow digi stamp from Createful Heart Designs available here
- Promarkers
- patterned papers, washi tape, stitched die and stamped sentiment from Stampin' Up
- other paper and card from Craft Creations

New Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes

 


We've got a new challenge today on Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge Blog and, as always, it's an anything goes challenge.

Take a look here on the challenge blog for more details and to see the cards from the rest of the team.

Our sponsors for the challenge are:


and


To make my card I used:

- Lemonade Anyone digi stamp from Cute as a Button available here
- Promarkers
- sentiment stamp, patterned paper and scalloped stitched die from Stampin' Up
- other card and paper from Craft Creations



New Creatalicious Challenge - Anything Goes/Friends

 


There's a new challenge today on the Creatalicious Challenge Blog and this time we have an 'anything goes' theme with the optional twist of friends.

For all the details and to see the cards from the rest of the team, have a look here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor for this challenge is:


To make my card I used:

- Cuddles Winnie digi stamp from Polkadoodles available here
- Promarkers
- patterned paper from Craft Creations
- scalloped stitched die from Stampin' Up
- glitter washi tape from The Works

New Sparkles Challenge - Autumn Colours

 


There's a new challenge today on the Sparkles Challenge Blog and this time we'd like to see autumn colours on your projects.

For more details and to see the cards from the rest of the team, have a look here on the challenge blog.

To make my card I've used one of the images from this month's Digi of the Month set from Imagine That Digistamp:


Aren't they cute?!

To see how the Digi of the Month challenge works have a look here - you will definitely want to get involved!

The full set of images is available here on the Imagine That Digistamp website.

I also used:

- Promarkers
- patterned paper, stitched scallop die and stamped sentiment from Stampin' Up
- other paper and card from Craft Creations

Monday, 13 September 2021

New Use Your Stuff Challenge - Back to School/Primary Colours

 


There's a new challenge today on the Use Your Stuff Challenge Blog and this time our theme is back to school or use primary colours.

Have a look here on the challenge blog for all the details.

Here's another view of my card:


To make my card I used:

- Apple for Teacher digi stamp from Fred She Said Digital Designs available here
- Promarkers
- card and paper from Craft Creations
- Card Candi from Craftwork Cards

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create - school daze
Sognando Scrap - back to school
Inspired By Challenge - back to school

New Cutie Pie Challenge - 10th Birthday Cute Celebrations

 


We're celebrating our 10th birthday on the Cutie Pie Challenge Blog!

The challenge started back in September 2011 and we're still the home of all things cute after all those years!

The theme for today's new challenge is 'cute celebrations' and you can find all the details about the challenge and see the cards from the rest of the team here on the challenge blog.

We have some great sponsors for our challenge:


and


and

and


To make my card I've used:

- Emma and the Cake digi stamp from Fred She Said Digital Designs available here
- Promarkers
- scalloped stitched die, flower punch and stamped sentiment from Stampin' Up
- paper and card from Craft Creations

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Seize the Birthday - pastel colours


Fadengrafik Challenge - birthday cards
Watercooler Wednesday - all about occasions




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