Sunday, 1 February 2015

New Imagine That Progressive Challenge - Mailbox Kitties


The new Imagine That Digis Progressive Challenge has started today and this month we have a really cute digi stamp for everyone to use.  

If you joined in the challenge last month, Kris will send you this month's set free.  If you didn't take part last month, you can download the set here from the Imagine That website.  

Here's what the set looks like:


The challenge is here on the challenge blog and if you take part this month you'll receive the set for March free of charge - Kris designs such great digi stamps so you're bound to like it!  All the details about the challenge are here.

I've used the main image from the set and one of the sentiments to make a circular easel card.  

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

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - 'anything goes'
Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'
That's Crafty Challenge Blog - 'animal magic'
Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'anything goes'

New Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Let's Party


We've got a new challenge today on the Sparkles Christmas Challenge Blog and this month our theme is 'let's party'.  For all the details about the challenge and to see the cards from the rest of the Design Team, have a look here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsors for this month are:


and


For my card I've used a digi stamp from Pink Gem called 'Christmas Cocktail Emma' which you can find here on the Pink Gem website.  The paper I've used is from Dovecraft and the little bow was made with one of the Sue Wilson bow dies sets.

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

Completely Christmas - 'anything goes/square or rectangular card'
Scrap and Craft Challenge - 'anything goes'
Inspiration Destination - 'anything goes'
The Pink Elephant Challenge - 'anything goes'
Digi Galore Challenges - 'anything goes'

New Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra - Anything Goes


The beginning of the month means a new 'anything Christmas goes' at Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Extra Challenge - you can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor is the wonderful:


For my card I've used one of the images from the 'Winter Bears' mini-set from Bugaboo - you can find it here on their website.  The paper I've used is from the Forever Friends Christmas pad.  I punched some snowflakes from white card and added pearls in the middle of each of them.

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

Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - 'something beginning with B' (bear, blue, brown)
Completely Christmas - 'anything goes/square or rectangular card'
Winter Wonderland - 'lots of layers'
Pattie's Creations Challenge - 'fun in the snow'
The Sisterhood of Crafters - 'snow/snowflakes'
Digi Choosday - 'cool blue'
Little Red Wagon - 'winter blues'

Saturday, 31 January 2015

Some Exciting News!


I'm very excited to say that I'm now a member of the Design Team for the Buckwells' Crafty Challenge Blog!  A big thank you to Lozzy and the rest of the team for inviting me to join you.

There's a post on the Challenge Blog today here announcing the new Design Team.


Lozzy also runs the wonderful Buckwell Craft Supplies which you can find here - she sells gorgeous ribbons, flowers, pearls, stamps, pens, embossing folders, dies and lots more.

We also have a Facebook Group:


You can find the group here.

There's a new challenge on the Challenge Blog tomorrow - my first challenge post will be at the beginning of March but I will be sharing an inspiration post during February.

GDT Card for My Time to Craft - Bugs and Insects


A new challenge has started today on the My Time to Craft Challenge Blog and this week the theme is 'bugs and insects'.  For all the details about the challenge and to see the cards from the Design Team, have a look here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used the 'Bee With Daffodil' digi stamp from Pink Gem - you can find him here on their website.  The papers I've used are from a First Edition paper pad and I've added some black gems and a peel off greeting.

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

Allsorts Challenge Blog - 'flower power'
Digitally Sweet Challenge - 'anything goes'
Sister Act Card Challenge - 'anything goes'
Crafting for All Seasons - 'things with wings'
Passion for Promarkers - 'garden life'
Tuesday Throwdown - 'facets for crafting'
Seize the Birthday Challenge - 'anything goes'

Friday, 30 January 2015

Imagine That Digis Friday Inspiration


This is my weekly inspiration card for Imagine That Digis.  I've used one of the images from the beautiful 'Wedding Day' set which you can find here on the Imagine That website.  The sentiment I've used is part of the same set.

I've used some backing paper from Kanban and my new stitched circle dies from Memory Box.

Have a look here on the Imagine That Blog to see some more gorgeous inspiration from the rest of the Design Team.

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

4 Crafty Chicks - 'anything goes'
Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'anything goes'
Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'
Tuesday Throwdown - 'facets of design'
Sentimental Sundays - 'anything goes'
Natalie and Amy's Challenge - 'all about the love'

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Inky Impressions Inspiration Post - Angelica Crafting


This is my weekly inspiration post for Inky Impressions.  For today's card I've used a digi stamp called 'Angelica Crafting' - you can find her here on the Inky Impressions website.

The paper I've used is from a First Edition pad and I've kept the design of the card very simple because this is such a cute and detailed image.  My sentiment is a peel off and I've finished the card with some Card Candi.

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

Craft Your Passion - 'anything goes'
The Pink Elephant Challenge - 'anything goes'
Sentimental Sundays - 'anything goes'
Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'anything goes'

New CRAFT Challenge - Valentine's Day/Love


We've got a new challenge today on the CRAFT Challenge Blog and this week our theme is 'valentine's day/love'.  For all the details about the challenge, have a look here on the challenge blog.  

Our sponsors for this week are:


and


For my card I've used a digi from Stitchy Bear called 'Country Hearts' which you can find here on their website.  I've also used a sentiment stamp from clearly besotted.

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

Crafty Sentiments Designs - 'love/valentine's day'
DRS Designs - 'lovely hearts'
Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'anything goes'
Eureka Stamps - 'hearts'
Time Out Challenge - 'valentine's day/hearts'
Shopping Our Stash - 'love me do'
Art Impressions - 'have a heart'

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

New Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes


We've got a new challenge today at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog and this week our theme is 'anything goes'.  For all the details about the challenge and to see the cards from the rest of the Design Team, have a look here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsors this week are:


and


For my card I've used a digi from Lacy Sunshine called 'Emmi Lou Boo Bubble Valentine' which you can find here on the Lacy Sunshine website.

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

Inspiration Destination - 'anything goes'
Through the Craft Room Door - 'anything goes'
Crafty Sentiments Designs - 'love/valentine's day'
Loves Rubber Stamps - 'pink and girly'
Eureka Stamps - 'hearts'
Through the Purple Haze - 'love is in the air'
Brown Sugar Challenge - 'valentine'

New Fab'n'Funky Challenge - Christmas


We've got a new challenge today on the Fab'n'Funky Challenge and this week our theme is 'Christmas'.  For all the details about the challenge and to see the cards from the rest of the Design Team have a look here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor this week is:


For my card I've used a digi called 'Snowman Skating'.  The paper I've used is from a magazine giveaway pack and the poinsettia is from a pack of Craftwork Card die cuts.

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

Christmas Card Challenges - 'anything goes'
Completely Christmas - 'anything goes/card for a child'
Christmas Cards All Year Round - 'anything goes'

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

New Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge - Let's Pretend


We've got a new challenge today on the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge Blog and this week our theme is 'let's pretend'.  You can either make a card using a faux technique or, like me, make something that involves dressing up or 'pretending' to be a character of some sort.  All of the details and the cards from the rest of the Design Team are here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used a digi stamp from Pink Gem called 'Pirate Andy' - you can find him here on their website.  I've coloured him with Promarkers and used some striped paper as my background.

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

OLLCB - 'once upon a time' (Treasure Island)
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - 'anything goes/layers'
Creative Corner Challenge - 'wonderland'
Craft Your Passion Challenge - 'anything goes' 
Cute Card Thursday - 'colourful'
Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge - 'movie inspiration' (Pirates of the Carribean)

Bunny With Flowers


Today I'm sharing another card made with one of the new digis from Pink Gem.  This one is called 'Bunny With Flowers' - you can find it here on the Pink Gem website.

I've used a green and yellow colour scheme and have punched the border down the side of the card with my Fiskars Threading Water punch.

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

Without Words - 'dreaming of spring'
Winter Wonderland - 'only one designer paper'
Little Red Wagon - 'no sentiment/text'
Through the Craft Room Door - 'anything goes'
Pile It On Challenge - 'hearts and/or flowers'

Monday, 26 January 2015

Somebunny Loves You


There are lots of great new digi products on sale on the Pink Gem website - Janet has designed some really cute digi stamps and kits.

Today I'm sharing a card made with one of the new digi stamps - this is 'Somebunny Loves You' and it's available here on the Pink Gem website.  If you like this little bunny there's also a card topper digi kit here and a printable gift bag here.

I've used my new Memory Box stitched circle dies to die cut the image and also the kraft layer behind.  I've kept the card layout very simple with just some pink gems and die cut corners to finish it.

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

Pile It On Challenge - 'hearts and/or flowers'
We Do Doobadoo - 'romance'
Winter Wonderland - 'only one designer paper'
Time Out Challenges - 'valentines day/hearts'
The Sisterhood of Crafters - 'anything goes/new stash'
Craft Your Passion Challenge - 'anything goes'
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'

Sunday, 25 January 2015

New Glory of Christmas Challenge - Spots and Stripes


We've got a new challenge today on The Glory of Christmas Challenge - it was my turn to pick the theme and I chose 'spots and stripes'.  You can find all the details and see the cards from the rest of the Design Team here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used the very cute 'Marleigha's Reindeer' from Inky Impressions - you can find her here on the Inky Impressions website.  The paper I've used is from Craft Creations and I've added a peel off sentiment and some Card Candi to finish the card.

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

Completely Christmas - 'anything goes/Christmas card for a child'
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - 'anything goes/add layers'
Crazy 4 Challenges - 'opposites'
Cute Card Thursday - 'colourful'
Hiding In My Craftroom - 'any holiday'

Imagine That Digis - Weekly Inspiration


Here's my weekly inspiration post for Imagine That Digis.  I'm a little bit later this week because we started our blog train on Friday - have a look at my post here for all the details and to download some free goodies!!

For this card I've used one of the latest digi stamps from Imagine That called 'Chloe's Heart Balloons' - you can find her here on the Imagine That website.  The sentiment I've used comes with the main images.

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

Wags'n'Whiskers - 'hearts'
Time Out Challenges - 'valentines day/hearts'
Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'have a heart'
Cute as a Button - 'romance'

Saturday, 24 January 2015

GDT Card for My Time to Craft - Image With Two or More People


This is my GDT card for the new challenge at My Time to Craft - this week we're asking you to use an 'image with two or more people'.  For all the details about the challenge and to see the cards from the Design Team, have a look here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used a digi stamp from Imagine That Digis called 'Wedding Day' - you can find it here on the Imagine That website.  The sentiment is part of the set.  The backing paper I've used is from Kanban and I've also added some silver nailhead gems.

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

Digi Choosday - 'love and romance'
Passion for Promarkers - 'new beginnings'
Get Creative Challenges - 'celebrate anything new'
Sentimental Sundays - 'new beginnings'
That Craft Place Challenge - 'love/valentine'
Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'

Ice Fishing


I recently spotted the progressive challenge on the Deedee's Digis blog and decided to have a go at entering.

The digi set for this month is called 'Ice Fishing' and it's available free from the Deedee's Digis website here (this is the link for EU residents).  It's such a cute digi and is only part of the free set you will receive - there are other images, sentiments and backing papers included.

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

Deedee's Digis - 'progressive challenge'
Winter Wonderland - 'only one designer paper'
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - 'anything goes/add layers'
Daring Cardmakers - 'you can keep your hat on'
Pattie's Creations Challenge - 'fun in the snow'
The Corrosive Challenge - 'winter blues'
Crafting for All Seasons - 'things with wings'

Friday, 23 January 2015

Imagine That Digis - Winter Arabesque Blog Train


In honour of Imagine That Digis by Kris' second anniversary, we invite you all to a special 'Blog Train of Freebies'!  Kris has hopped on board with Pixel Scrapper this month and made up ten 'Winter Arabesque' mini-kits which are perfect for digi-scrapping or for printing out and using in all your paper crafting projects.

Hop on board to collect them all and be inspired by our Design Team and if you're a member at Pixel Scrapper (it's free) you can grab all of their mini-kits as well.

Here's my project using the "Knit Sweater Papers" kit:


I've also used images and sentiment from the 'Eskimo Friends' kit which is here on the Imagine That Digis website.

and here is what I'm offering to you:



Make sure you complete the blog hop to pick up the downloads on offer from the rest of the Design Team and here are all the links you need:

Challenge Blog
Deanne
Lisa D
Lisa Lynn
Me < you are here
Tania
Edwina
Lynne
Silvi
Tonnie
Pixel Scrapper

I hope you'll join in with our celebrations and collect some great free goodies along the way!!

And if you would like to link up your creations made with the Winter Arabesque kits that would be great - we'd love to see what you've made!  I've added a linky tool below:




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

Completely Christmas - 'anything goes/make it cute'
Great Impressions - 'snow friends'
Lacy Sunshine Challenge Blog - 'winter bliss'
Creatalicious Challenge- 'winter'
Scribbles Designs Challenge - 'winter wonderland'
Sister Act Card Challenge - 'anything goes'
Art by Miran Challenge - 'anything goes'

Thursday, 22 January 2015

GDT Card for Hanna and Friends - Snowmen


This is my second GDT project for the Hanna and Friends Challenge Blog - for the new challenge which has started today, the theme is 'snowman'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used one of the images from the Little Claire 'Christmas Snowman' stamp set plus one of the sentiments that comes with the set - you can find it here on the Little Claire website.  I've made a little rocker card using kraft paper, red gingham paper and a chain link peel off.

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

Completely Christmas - 'anything goes/make it cute'
Christmas Cards All Year Round - 'anything goes'
Crimbo Crackers - 'use kraft'
Simon Monday Challenge - 'winter stamping'

GDT Project for the CRAFT Challenge - Recycling


There's a new challenge today on the CRAFT Challenge Blog and as well as my usual DT creation, I've also made a second project as part of the Imagine That Digis Design Team.  You can find more details about the challenge here on the challenge blog.

The theme of the challenge is 'recycling' and Imagine That Digis are one of the sponsors:


I've recycled a brown carrier bag and added some Craft Creations script paper, doilies and pearls.  The digi I've used is 'Birds in Spring' which you can find here on the Imagine That website.

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

Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'
Inspiration Destination - 'anything goes'
Creative Inspirations - 'pretty pearls'
Loves Rubber Stamps - 'the letter B - birds, bag, brown)
Not Just Cards - 'anything goes'
CCC Digi Creations - 'digi/flowers'
Allsorts Challenge - 'spring flowers'

New CRAFT Challenge - Recycling


We've got a new challenge on the CRAFT Challenge Blog today and this week our theme is 'recycling'.  For all the details about the challenge have a look here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsors this week are:


and


I've made a pen holder by recycling four empty Promarker boxes.  I simply fixed the four boxes together and then covered them in paper.  The digi I used is 'Cherry Blossom Cluster' from A Day for Daisies' - you can find it here on their website.

Here's a view of the top of the pen holder:


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

Not Just Cards - 'anything goes'
Fairytale Stampers - 'flowers'
CCC Digi Creations - 'digi/flowers'
In the Pink Challenge - 'pink and pearly'
Little Red Wagon - 'no words or text'

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

New Inky Impressions Challenge - Folds


We've got a new challenge on the Inky Impressions Challenge Blog and this time our theme is 'fold it' - for all the details about the challenge, have a look here on the challenge blog.

I've made a double dutch fold card using the 'Kitty With Bow' digi stamp which you can find here on the Inky Impressions website.

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

Through the Craft Room Door - 'anything goes'
Eureka Stamps - 'the colour red'
Through the Craft Room Door - 'anything goes'
Inspiration Destination - 'anything goes'
Craft Your Passion Challenge - 'anything goes'
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - 'anything goes'

New Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes


We've got a new challenge today on the Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog and this week it's another 'anything goes' theme.  For all the details about the challenge and to see the cards from the rest of the Design Team, have a look here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsors this week are:


and


For my card I've used a pre-coloured image from the Daydream Designs 'Birthday Hoot' set.  

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

Craft Your Passion Challenge - 'anything goes'
Crafting For All Seasons - 'things with wings'
613 Avenue Create - 'anything goes'
Dream Valley Challenges - 'anything goes'

New Ruby's Rainbow Challenge - Masculine Birthday


We've got a new challenge today on the Ruby's Rainbow Challenge Blog and this week we're looking for cards with a 'masculine birthday' theme.  For all the details and to see the cards from the rest of the Design Team, have a look here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used a digi stamp called 'Across the Miles' from Sparkle'n'Sprinkle - you can find it here on their website.  The paper I've used is from a Papermania Christmas pack but I thought it worked really well for a masculine card.

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

Loves Rubberstamps Challenge - 'the letter B - boy, box, birthday, blue, brown'
Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'
Dream Valley Challenges - 'anything goes'
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

New Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge - Anything Goes


We've got a new challenge today on the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge Blog and this week we've got an 'anything goes theme'.  For all the details about the challenge and to see the cards from the rest of the Design Team, have a look here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used a stamp from Little Claire called 'DIY' - you can find it here on the Little Claire website.  The sentiment I've used is from the 'Dictionary Definitions' set which is here on the website.  The 'wood' paper is from Craft Creations.

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

Sweet Stampin' Challenge - 'masculine'
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'
Papertake Weekly - 'get in shape' (square, circle and rectangle)
Craft Your Passion Challenge - 'anything goes'

Make a Wish .....


Last night was the first meeting of the year of the stamping club I belong to and this is the card I took with me to put in the club birthday box.  

I've used a Lili of the Valley stamp called 'Dandelion Clock' and sentiment stamps from Clearly Besotted.  The paper is from my stash (a 12 by 12 sheet with no name on it) and I've added a doily, some pearls and gems.  I've used a circle die and also my corner punch on the paper.

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

Dream Valley Challenges - 'anything goes'
Craft Your Passion Challenges - 'anything goes'
Pile It On Challenge - 'fantasy'
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - 'anything goes'
Stamping Sensations - 'dies and punches'
Through the Craft Room Door - 'anything goes'

Monday, 19 January 2015

New Crafting from the Heart Challenge - Anything Goes Part 1


We've got a new challenge today on the Crafting from the Heart Challenge Blog and our theme, as always, is 'anything goes'.  For all the details about the challenge, have a look here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsors for this week's challenge are:


and


I've made two cards for the challenge.  For this first one I've used a digi from Crafty Sentiments Designs called 'Henry - Why Not' which you can find here on their website.

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

Seemacrafts - 'anything goes'
Scrapbooker PhD Challenge  - 'masculine birthday plus a die cut'
Inspiration Destination - 'anything goes'
Hiding in My Craft Room - 'colour it'
Digistamps 4 Joy - 'bingo' (die, free - sentiment, your favourite thing - Card Candi)

New Crafting from the Heart Challenge - Anything Goes Part 2


Here's my second card for the new challenge on the Crafting from the Heart Challenge Blog - our theme is 'anything goes' and you can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsors for the challenge are:


and


For this card I've used a digi called 'Summer Holiday' from Dr Digi's House of Stamps - you can find it here on their website.  The background I've used is a page from an old road atlas.

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

Scribble and Scrap Challenge - 'anything goes'
613 Avenue Create - 'anything goes'
Jo's Scrap Shack - 'anything goes'
Cute Card Thursday - 'just for laughs'

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