Monday, 2 March 2015

GDT Card for Ooh La La Creations Challenge - Lots of Folds


Today I'm very excited to be joining the Ooh La La Creations Challenge Blog as a GDT member for March:


It was a lovely surprise to be asked to join the challenge for March and a big thank you to everyone for inviting me to join you.

The theme for today's new challenge is 'lots of folds'.  You can find all the details and lots of inspiration here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used papers and images from the 'Bee Happy' collection which is part of the 'Everyday Occasions' CD rom which is available here on their website.

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

Crafty Your Passion Challenge - 'anything goes'
Crafts Galore Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'

New Crafting from the Heart Challenge - Anything Goes


We've got a brand new 'anything goes' challenge today on the Crafting from the Heart Challenge Blog - to find out more details and see the cards from the rest of the Design Team, have a look here,

We are sponsored by:

For my card I've used a digi from Sassy Studio Designs called 'Butterfly Effie Portrait' which you can find here on their store blog.  I've used a Spellbinders die on the image and have glittered the butterflies.

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

Kitty Bee Designs - 'things with wings'
Pile It On - 'adhesive embellishments' (peel off stickers)
Sentimental Sundays - 'anything goes with a sentiment'
Pink Elephant Challenge - 'girly girl'
The Crazy Challenge - 'happy birthday'
CCC Digi Creations Challenge - 'all that glitters'

The Twelve Months of Christmas - Optional Theme Let It Snow


There's a new challenge today on The Twelve Months of Christmas Link Up Challenge Blog and this month our optional theme is 'let is snow'.  For all the details, have a look here on the challenge blog.

Our challenge is sponsored by:


The prize on offer is a $10.00 gift certificate and if you'd like to win this, then you have to follow the optional theme which is 'let it snow'.

The Design Team have all used digital papers from the 'Snowfest' paper pack created for the challenge by Lisa of Decosse's Dynamite Doodles:


Everyone who links up a minimum of two cards during the challenge will win one of the papers from the set and there's a poll on the blog post so you can have your say to decide which of the papers this will be!

For my card I've used a digi from Scribbles Designs called 'Snowman Snapshot' which you can find here on their store blog.

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

Sentimental Sundays - 'anything goes'
Brown Sugar Challenge - 'anything goes'

Sunday, 1 March 2015

New Imagine That Digis By Kris Digi of the Month Challenge


A new 'digi of the month' challenge has started today on the Imagine That Digis by Kris Challenge Blog and this month's digi set is a gorgeous one.  It's a progressive challenge so if you entered the challenge last month, Kris will automatically send you this month's set which is 'Pretty Peacocks'.  If you didn't enter the challenge, the set is available here on the website.

And here's what you will get in the set:


Plus there are great freebies on offer from Kris including the coloured versions of the peacocks from the set here

I've used one of the images and sentiment from the set, merged them together and then coloured the peacock with Promarkers.  The backing paper is from the 'Peacocks 6 by 6' digi paper pack which is here on the website.

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

Digitally Sweet Challenges - 'anything goes'
Kitty Bee Designs - 'things with wings'
Brown Sugar Challenge - 'anything goes'
Creative Craft Cottage Challenge - 'digi plus a sentiment'
Your Scrapbook Place Challenge - 'anything goes'

New Buckwells Crafty Challenge - Flowers


There's a new challenge today on the Buckwells Crafty Challenge Blog - this is my first challenge post a member of the Design Team.  Our theme for the challenge is 'flowers' and you can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor for the challenge is:


For my card I've used a digi called 'Dani' from A Lil' Digi Heaven - you can find her here in the etsy shop.  The paper I've used is part of the 'Flower Swirl' digi paper set which is available here on the Buckwells Craft Supplies website.

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

Jo's Scrap Shack Challenge - 'anything goes'
Southern Girls Challenge - 'girly theme'
Digi Galore Challenge - 'it's all about her'
Your Scrapbook Place Challenge - 'anything goes'

New Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Make It Green


We've got a new challenge today on the Sparkles Christmas Challenge Blog and this month our theme is 'make it green'.  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 month is:


For my card I've used a stamp from Little Claire called 'Joy, Hope and Wonder' - it's one of the stamps from the Dinkies range and you can find it here on the Little Claire website.  The sentiment comes with the main image stamp.

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

Simply Create Too - 'mostly green'
Scribble and Scrap Challenge - 'anything goes'
613 Avenue Create - 'anything goes'
Eclectic Ellapu - 'go green'

New Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra - Anything Goes


The start of the month means a new challenge on the Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra - as always, the theme is 'anything goes' as long as it's Christmas.  

Our sponsor is the fabulous:


For my card I've used a digi from the Bugaboo 'Winter Bears' mini set which you can find here on their website.  The paper I've used is from a Bebunny paper pad.

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

I Love Promarkers - 'animals'
Christmas Cards All Year Round - 'cute critters'
Scribble and Scrap Challenge - 'anything goes'

Saturday, 28 February 2015

GDT Card for My Time to Craft - Fantasy


This is my GDT card for today's new challenge on the My Time to Craft Challenge Blog - the theme this week is 'fantasy'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used a stamp from Lili of the Valley called 'Flower Fairy' - you can find her here on their website.  The sentiment I've used is from Clearly Besotted.

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

Crafty Catz Challenge - 'use your dies/punches'
Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'anything goes'
Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'
Crafty Sentiments Designs - 'clean and simple'

New Fantasy Stampers Challenge - Mum's the Word


There's a new challenge today on the Fantasy Stampers Challenge Blog and this time our theme is 'Mum's the Word'.  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 the very cute 'Tulip Bunny' from Little Claire and also one of the stamps from the 'Dictionary Definitions' set which is here on their website.

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

Brown Sugar Challenge - 'anything goes'
Crafty Catz Challenge - 'use your dies/punches'
Creative Knockouts - 'lots of layers'
The Crazy Challenge - 'for my mom'

Deedee's Digis Digi of the Month Challenge - Forever Friends


This is the second month that I've taken part in the Digi of the Month Challenge on the Deedee's Digis Challenge Blog. 

This month's set is called 'Forever Friends' and you can find it here on the store website.

I've used one of the main images plus one of the sentiments - this one really made me smile and I couldn't resist using it!  The paper I've used is from a First Edition pad and I've added some Card Candi to finish my card.

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

Digitally Sweet Challenges - 'anything goes'
Jo's Scrap Shack Challenge - 'anything goes'
I Love Promarkers - 'animals'

Friday, 27 February 2015

New from Imagine That Digis by Kris - Baseball Boy


Last week I shared a card made with the new 'Baseball Girl' digi from Imagine That By Kris and this week it's the turn of the 'Baseball Boy'.  You can find him here pm the Imagine That Digis website.

The sentiment I've used is from the 'Baseball and Softball Sentiments Set' which is here on the website.

If you'd like to see some more inspiration from the Imagine That Design Team, click here for lots more great cards.

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

Seize the Birthday - 'masculine'
Creative Knockouts - 'lots of layers'
Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'anything goes'
Crafty Cardmakers - 'stripes'
Eureka Stamps - 'birthday cards'

New CRAFT Challenge - Our 300th Challenge!


It's our 300th challenge on the CRAFT Challenge Blog and this week our theme is 'get well, sympathy, sorry'.  For all the details about the challenge, have a look here on the challenge blog.  

If you go to the challenge post, you'll also find a special free kit from our challenge organiser Jo to celebrate our 300th challenge!

Our sponsors for this challenge are:


and


For my card I've used a digi from QKR Stampede called 'Nurse Mouse' which you can find here on their website.

Thursday, 26 February 2015

New from Little Claire - Dinkie Car and Caravan


Some more great Dinkie stamps have just been added to the Little Claire website - there's a great range of designs on offer.  If you're a Little Claire club member, have a look at your monthly newsletter before you make any purchases!

I shared cards made with a few of them last week and here's another one.

For this card I've used 'Dinkie Car and Caravan' which you can find here on the Little Claire website.

For the background on my card I've done a bit of recycling and used part of a page from an old road atlas!

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

Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'anything goes'
A Step in the Dark or Not - 'anything goes'
Craft Your Passion Challenges - 'anything goes'
The Pink Elephant Challenge - 'anything goes'
Crafty Boots Challenges - 'use a sentiment'
Tuesday Throwdown - 'anything goes'

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

New Penny's Challenge - Lots of Layers


There's a new challenge today on Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog and this week our theme is 'lots of layers'.  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 The Paper Shelter called 'Sophie In the Country' which you can find here on their website.

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

Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'anything goes'
A Step in the Dark or Not - 'anything goes'
Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'
The Paper Shelter Challenge - 'make it digital'
Eureka Stamps Challenge - 'birthday cards'
613 Avenue Create - 'anything goes/birthday'
Come and Get It Challenge - 'layer it on'

New Fab'n'Funky Challenge - Christmas, Let's See Some Snowflakes


There's a new challenge today on the Fab'n'Funky Challenge Blog and this time it's a Christmas theme plus 'let's see some snowflakes'.  For all the details about the challenge, have a look here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor for the challenge is:


and the prize on offer is a £10 gift certificate.

For my card I've used a stamp from Little Claire called 'Penguin Hugs' - you can find it here on the Little Claire website.  I've used paper from Craft Creations.

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

Completely Christmas - 'anything goes/no red or green'
Christmas Card Challenges - 'anything goes'
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - 'feature a creature'
ABC Christmas Challenge - 'd is for die cuts'
Passion for Promarkers - 'letters of the alphabet' (p is for penguin)

Inky Impressions Inspiration Post - Baking Sammy


It's my turn to share a card on the Inky Impressions Inspiration Blog today and I've made an easel card using the very cute 'Baking Sammy'.  You can see my post here

You can find 'Baking Sammy' here on the Inky Impressions website.  I've also used the 'Chocolate Chimp Cookies Sentiment' which is here on the website.

Here's a sideview of my card:


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

I Love Promarkers - 'animals'
Through the Craft Room Door - 'anything goes'
Inspiration Destination - 'anything goes'

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

New Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge - Little Boy Blue


There's a new challenge today on the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge and this week our theme is 'little boy blue'.  For all the details about the challenge, have a look here on the challenge blog.

For my card, I've used a digi stamp from Pink Gem Designs called 'Baby Boy Bundle' which you can find here on their website,  The sentiment stamps I've used are from Clearly Besotted.

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

Craft Your Passion Challenge - 'anything goes'
Through the Purple Haze - 'anything goes'
Passion for Promarkers - 'letters of the alphabet' (b is for baby boy and blue)
Crafty Sentiments Designs - 'clean and simple'
Tuesday Throwdown - 'anything goes'
Digi Choosday - 'anything goes'
Through the Craft Room Door - 'anything goes'

Monday, 23 February 2015

Wednesday Night Craft Club - Second Card


This is the second of two cards I designed for this month's craft club.  

I used a Memory Box butterfly die with white card.  This was layered over pink polka dot and dark brown paper so the pink showed through the aperture.  I raised the white card with foam pads and then die cut another butterfly from dark brown card which I attached inside the aperture leaving the wings free.  I added some pearls and a peel off sentiment to finish the card.

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

613 Avenue Create - 'anything goes/birthday'
Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - 'anything goes/use a die'
Through the Purple Haze - 'anything goes'
Crafty Boots Challenge - 'use a sentiment'
Craft Your Passion Challenge - 'anything goes'

Sunday, 22 February 2015

New Glory of Christmas Challenge - Red and Gold


We've got a new challenge today on The Glory of Christmas Challenge Blog and this time our theme is 'red and gold'.  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 my Memory Box 'Merry Chritmas' die with some gold paper and then added some red snowflake paper from Dovecraft.

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

ABC Christmas Challenge - 'd is for die cuts'
A Step in the Dark or Not - 'anything goes'
Clear It Out Challenge - 'holiday plus gold'
Crafty Boots Challenge - 'use a sentiment'
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - 'use a die on your card'

It's All in the Word from Card Creations Plus


This is the last of my DT sample cards made using the 'It's All in the Word' CD from Card Creations Plus.  You can find it here on the Card Creations Plus website.

I used one of the toppers and matching backing paper layered with black and kraft card and then just added some self adhesive gems to finish the card.

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

4 Crafty Chicks - 'things with wings'
Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'
Winter Wonderland - 'krafty creations'

Saturday, 21 February 2015

New from Imagine That Digis - Baseball Girl


This is my weekly inspiration card for Imagine That Digis - a day later than normal but it's been a busy few days for me with work.

I've used one of the new digi sets from Imagine That called 'Baseball Girl' - you can find it here on the Imagine That website.  I've also used of the sentiments from the new 'Baseball and Softball Sentiments' set which is here.

There's lot more inspiration from the rest of the Design Team here on the Imagine That blog.

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

Kitty Bee Designs Challenge - 'favourite colour combination' (red and blue)
Crafts 4 Eternity - 'circles'
Crafting for All Seasons - 'dies and/or punches'
Crafty Boots Challenge - 'use a sentiment'
Scrapbook Stamp Society Challenge - 'anything goes/shaped card'

GDT Card for My Time to Craft - Lace


This is my GDT card for today's new challenge at My Time to Craft - the theme is 'lace' and you can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used one of the new Little Claire Dinkies stamps which will be added to the Dinkies section of the website here on the Little Claire website soon.  The paper I've used is from the new Little Claire 'Pastel Tartan Paper Pack' which is here on their website.

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

Simon Wednesday Challenge Blog - 'add some texture'
Addicted to Stamps Challenge - 'make your mark'
A Step in the Dark or Not - 'anything goes'
Crafty Sentiments Designs - 'bling it on'
Loves Rubberstamps Challenge - 'let it sparkle'
Creative Card Crew - 'birthday with a sentiment'
Papertake Weekly - 'bingo' (gems, free, lace)

Friday, 20 February 2015

It's All in the Word - Card Creations Plus


This is another of the DT sample cards I made using the 'It's All in the Word' CD from Card Creations Plus - you can find the CD here on their website.  

The CD is a beautiful combination of artwork and words plus you can import your own images and words to work with what's already there.

I've used one of the toppers for this card plus some patterned paper to go with the topper.  I've added a doily and a bow cut with my Sue Wilson die.

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

4 Crafty Chicks - 'things with wings'
Sister Act Card Challenge - 'anything goes'
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - 'anything goes/add a bow'

New Christmas Stampin' All Year Long Challenge - Embossing Powder


We've got a new challenge today on the Christmas Stampin' All Year Long Challenge Blog and this time we're looking for 'embossing powder' on your cards.  For all the details about the challenge, have a look here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor for this challenge is:


The prize on offer is a $12 voucher for the shop.

For my card I've used the 'Deck the Halls' stamp from Dreamees which is here on their website.  I've embossed the words using gold embossing powder, layered on to gold paper and then used Lili of Valley paper for my background.

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

ABC Christmas Challenge - 'd is for die cuts'
Addicted to Stamps - 'embossing' (heat)
Stempelsonnen Challenge - 'anything goes'
Crafts 4 Eternity - 'circles'
Bloggers Challenge - 'metal'
Clear It Out Challenge - 'holiday/use gold'

Thursday, 19 February 2015

GDT Project for Hanna and Friends - A Little Present



This is my GDT project for today's new challenge on the Hanna and Friends Challenge Blog.  The theme is 'little gifts' and you can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

The challenge is sponsored by:


For my project I've made a little post it note pad using one of the new Little Claire Dinkies stamps which will be available very soon in the Dinkies section of the website here.  I've shown the front and side views so you can see the post-it pad inside,

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

Creative Knockouts - 'spots and dot'
Not Just Cards - 'anything goes'
613 Avenue Create - 'anything goes/RAK'

New CRAFT Challenge - Clean and Simple


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

Our sponsors for the challenge are:


and


For my card I've used the 'Daisy Rope' digital stamp from The Stamping Boutique which you can find here on their website.  I've added some gems to finish the card.

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

Inspiration Destination - 'anything goes'
Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'
Scribbles Design Challenge - 'clean and simple'
Cute Card Thursday - 'floral'
Crafts for All Seasons - 'dies and/or punches'
Crafty Sentiments Designs - 'bling it on'
Digi Choosday - 'springtime pastels'

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

New Penny's Challenge - Spots and Stripes


We've got a new challenge today on Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog and this week our theme is 'spots and stripes'.  For all the details about the challenge, have a look here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsors this week are:


and


For my card I've used a kit from Paper Creator called 'A Little Something Pink' which is here on their website,  I've used the image, two paper designs, a paper bow and the sentiment and added some brown paper and Card Candi.

New Inky Impressions Challenge - Cute and Cuddly


There's a new challenge on the Inky Impressions Challenge Blog today and this week our theme is 'cute and cuddly'.  For all the details about the challenge, have a look here on the challenge blog,

For my card I've used an Inky Impressions digi stamp called 'Teddy Teaparty' which you can find here on the Inky Impressions website.  The paper is from an old paper pack and I've added some pearls and paper flowers.

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

Crafting for All Seasons Challenge Blog - 'dies and/or punches' (two sizes of circle die)
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - 'use a die'
Passion for Promarkers - 'perfect pearls'
Through the Purple Haze - 'embellish'

New Ruby's Rainbow Challenge - Anything Green


We've got a new challenge today on the Ruby's Rainbow Challenge Blog and this week our theme is 'anything green'.  For all the details about the challenge, have a look here on the challenge blog,

For my card I've used a Little Claire Dinkies stamp - this one will actually be released next week but in the meantime you can see the full range of Dinkies here on the Little Claire website,

I've stamped the design three times, masking off the little butterfly twice and then stamping him the third time.

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

Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'
Top Tip Tuesday - 'rubber stamps only'
Inspiration Destination - 'anything goes'
Creative Card Crew - 'birthday with a sentiment'
The Pink Elephant Challenge - 'happy birthday'
Craft Your Passion Challenges - 'anything goes'

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