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Thursday, 21 August 2014

New Crafty Girls Challenge - Anything Goes


We've got a new Crafty Girls Challenge today and our theme, as always, 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.

Our sponsors for this week are:


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For my card I've used the very cute 'Ice Fishing Buddies' from Di's Digi Stamps - it's one of the new 2014 releases which are here on the website.

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

Holly Jolly Christmas - '1, 2, 3 - 1 image, 2 papers, 3 gems'
Hobbybook Designer Challenge - 'use 2 or more designer papers'
Tuesday Throwdown - 'our furry little friends'
The Crazy Challenge - 'cute little animals'
Come and Get It Challenges - 'fish or fishing'

New CRAFT Challenge - Sketch


We've got a new challenge for you on the CRAFT Challenge Blog and this week there's a sketch to follow:


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

Our sponsors for this week are:


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For my card I've used the very cute 'Cheerleader Samantha' Digital Delights which you can find here on their website  I've also used my new Sue Wilson bow die, some little paper flowers and some pearls.

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

A Random Fan Challenge - 'anything goes'
Papertake Weekly - 'to die for'
The Paper Nest Dolls Challenge - 'anything goes'

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

New Penny's Challenge - Christmas, Children or Critters


We've got a new challenge for you today on Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog - this week our theme is 'Christmas, Children or Critters'.  For all the details about the challenge, have a look here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsors for this challenge are:


and


For my card I've used one of the images from the 'Christmas Meeces' digi set from Robyn's Fetish which you can find here on their website.

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

Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - 'your favourite things' (Promarkers, Candi, my new bow die and kraft paper)
Decosse's Dynamite Doodles - '12 months of Christmas link up'
Scribble and Scrap Crafts - 'anything goes'
Paper Nest Dolls Challenge - 'anything goes'

New Ruby's Rainbow Challenge - Back to School


We've got a new challenge today on the Ruby's Rainbow Challenge Blog - this time our theme is 'back to school'.  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 'School Girl Chloe' from Pink Gem which you can find here on their website.  The sentiment I've used is computer generated and I've finished the card with some washi tape.

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

Crafty Sentiments Designs - 'back to school'
Melonheadz Friends Challenge - 'back to school'
Through the Craft Room Door - 'anything goes'
Lexi's Creations - 'back to school'
Di's Digi Designs - 'back to school'
Scribble and Scrap Crafts - 'anything goes'
Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'back to school'

New Nutcrafters Challenge - Celebrations


We've got a brand new challenge on the Nutcrafters blog today and this time our theme is 'celebrations'.  For all the details about the challenge and to see the inspiration from the rest of the Design Team, have a look here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used one of the most recent digi stamps from Nutcrafters - it's part of the 'Fresh Start' set.  Our website is currently undergoing some changes but will be back online soon and you'll be able to see all the Nutcrafters goodies.

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

The Crazy Challenge - 'cute little animals'
Papertake Weekly - 'to die for'
Tuesday Throwdown - 'our furry little friends'
Natalie and Amy's Challenge - 'die cuts and flowers'
Creative Moments - 'anything/animals'

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

New Baby Card


I realised when I was putting some posts on my blog at the weekend that I haven't shared this card I made for a Little Claire new release recently.  The stamp is called 'Changing Baby Birdhouse Baby Washing Line' and it's part of the 'changing birdhouse' series.  This particular stamp is available here on the Little Claire website and the original base set (which contains the branches and the bird house stand) is available here.

The range of birdhouses which you can add to the original set is increasing - they now have their own section on the Little Claire website here.

The sentiment stamp I've used is from the Little Claire 'Dictionary Definitions' stamp which is available here.

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

Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - 'anything goes (no digis)'
That's Crafty Challenge Blog - 'stamping ground'
The Cheerful Stamp Pad - 'a new baby'
Clear It Out Challenge - 'anything goes'
Through the Craft Room Door - 'anything goes'
Sweet Stamps Blog - 'anything goes'

New Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge - Stepper Cards


Our challenge this week on the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge Blog this week is to make a stepper card.  For all the details about the challenge and to see the cards from the rest of the Design Team, have a look here.

I found the tutorial for this card on You Tube from Stamp Owl - it was very easy to cut and fold and I'm pleased with the result.  The stamps I've used are from the 'Man Squares' set from Little Claire - I've used my clear stamp version although the set is now only available as a digi here.  I've also used an old Woodware punch to make the little circles I've used to finish the card - these are perfect embellishments if you want to post a card as they are completely flat.

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

Whoopsi Daisy Challenge - 'no square cards'
OLLCB - 'fancy folds'
Crafting With Dragonflies - 'create a centre or side step card'
Try It On Tuesday - 'use your stash' (patterned paper and stamps are both older items and the punch I've used for the small circles is at least five years old)
Clear It Out Challenge - 'anything goes'
Top Tip Tuesday - 'anything goes + tip'
Sweet Stamps Blog - 'stepper card'

Monday, 18 August 2014

New Cutie Pies Challenge - Cute With Buttons and Bows

 

We've got a new challenge today on the Cutie Pie Challenge Blog and our theme this time is 'buttons and bows'.  For all the details about the challenge, have a look here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor for this challenge is:


For my card I've used one of the main images and a sentiment from the very cute 'Nelly's Party' digi stamp stamp set from Imagine That - you can find the set here on the Imagine That website.  My bow was made with my new Sue Wilson bow die set - I'm really pleased with the result and it's so much easier than tying a ribbon bow!  The buttons were sewn on to the paper and I've also added two paper flowers.  

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

Charisma Cardz - 'buttons and bows'
In the Pink - 'anything goes'
Creative Moments - 'anything goes/animals'
Milk Coffee Challenge - 'add stripes'
The Corrosive Challenge Blog - 'B unique' (bow, buttons, blooms)
Fairytale Stampers - 'everything goes'
The Crazy Challenge - 'cute little animals'

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Floral Birthday


This is a card I made using one of the floral images and some of the matching paper from the most recent issue of Making Cards magazine.  The sentiment is part of the same set.

I've added some pale pink paper and white card and finished the card with some green Card Candi.

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

Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - 'anything goes'
Seize the Birthday - 'anything goes'
Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'
Pinspirational Challenges - 'anything goes'
Scribble and Scrap Challenge - 'anything goes'
613 Avenue Create - 'anything goes'

New Glory of Christmas Challenge - Letter to Santa


We've got a new challenge today on the Glory of Christmas Challenge - this time our theme is 'letter to Santa'.  For all the details about the challenge, have a look here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used a digi stamp called 'Naughty or Nice' from Dr Digi's House of Stamps - you can find it here on their website.  The papers are from the Dovecraft Krafty Christmas paper pack which is available here from Little Claire.  I've also used the sketch from the current Completely Christmas Challenge.

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

Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - 'a few of my favourite things' (Promarkers, layering and the red/kraft colour combination)
Completely Christmas - 'mid-month sketch'
Decosse's Dynamite Doodles - '12 months of Christmas link up'
Aud Sentiments Challenge - 'project for your favourite season'
Loves Rubber Stamps - 'out of season'
Stamps and Fun = Creativtiy - 'Christmas in the summer'
Love to Create Challenge - 'inspired by a song, book or movie' ('Santa Claus is Coming to Town' ... "he's writing a list, he's checking it twice, he's trying to work out who's naughty or nice")

Saturday, 16 August 2014

New Little Claire Challenge - Man's Birthday


We've got a new challenge for you today on the Little Claire blog and this month we're looking for cards suitable for a 'man's birthday'.  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.

There's a great prize on offer for the winner of the challenge:

Ten free Dinkies Stamps of the winner's choice (worth £15.00)

You can see the full range of Dinkies here on the Little Claire website.

For my card I've used one of my favourite Little Claire stamp sets 'Oh Man' which you can find here on the website.  I've paper pieced the main image and used the tie stamp twice on the two front panels.

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

That's Crafty Challenge Blog - 'stamping ground'
DRS Designs - 'they say it's your birthday'
Little Red Wagon - 'happy birthday'
I Love Promarkers - 'anything goes'
Paper Pretties Challenge - 'boys' cards'
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - 'anything goes'
Milk Coffee Challenge - 'add stripes'
Whoopsi Daisy Challenge - 'fussy cutting' (paper piecing elements)

Friday, 15 August 2014

New CSAYL Challenge - Sketch


We've got a new challenge today on the Christmas Stampin' All Year Long Challenge Blog and this week we've got a sketch for you:


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

Our sponsor for this challenge is Chi Chi Memories.

For my card I've used 'Little Penguin' from Chi Chi Memories which you can find here on their website.   The papers I've used are from the Dovecraft Krafty Christmas paper pack which is available here from Little Claire.

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

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles - '12 months of Christmas link up'
Completely Christmas - 'anything goes'
ABC Christmas Challenge - 'p is for penguin'
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge - 'non-traditional Christmas colours'
Milk Coffee Challenges - 'add stripes'
Crafty Little Fairies - 'cute and cuddly'
Eureka Stamps - 'things with wings'

New Sweet 7 Digital Designs Challenge - Babies


A brand new challenge has started today on the Sweet 7 Digital Designs Challenge Blog and the theme is 'babies'.  You can find all the details about the challenge plus the great prizes on offer here.

For my card I've used a Sweet 7 digi called 'Baby Love' which you can find here in the online shop.  I've also used a double heart die from Memory Box and some pale blue gingham paper.

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

I Love Promarkers - 'anything goes'
Through the Purple Haze - 'anything goes'
Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'
Brown Sugar Challenge - 'anything goes'

Imagine That - Weekly Inspiration


Here's my latest GDT project for Imagine That Digis.  Every Friday there's a post on the store blog with lots of inspiration from the DT and GDT cards - have a look here to see today's post.

For my card I've chosen the main image from the 'Hula Girl' digi stamp set:


There's also a palm tree and a sentiment in the set which I've also used on my card.  You can find the set here on the shop website.  The papers I've used are from My Mind's Eye - a lot brighter than the colours I normally use but I thought they went well with the digi!

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

Crafting When We Can Challenge - 'bright colours'
Brown Sugar Challenge - 'anything goes'
Sister Act Card Challenge - 'anything goes'

New Alphabet Challenge - N is for Natural


It's time for another new challenge on the Alphabet Challenge Blog and this time our theme is 'N is for natural'.  For all the details about the challenge, have a look here on the challenge blog.

I have to admit I was a bit unsure what I was going to do for this challenge but my very good friend Sylvia came to my rescue with two wooden snowflakes!  I've also used a Pink Gem digi called 'Angelica with Gifts' which you can find here on the Pink Gem website.  The finishing touches are so die cut photo corners and some pale blue gems.

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

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles - '12 months of Christmas link up'
Sweet Stampin' Christmas - 'gifts galore'
Completely Christmas - 'anything goes'
Loves Rubber Stamps - 'out of season'
I Love Promarkers - 'anything goes'

New Sparkles Challenge - Back to School


We've got a new challenge today on the Sparkles Challenge Blog and this time our theme is 'back to school'.  For all the details about the challenge, have a look here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor for this challenge is:


with a great surprise prize on offer.

For my card I've used 'School Boy Andy' from Pink Gem which you can find here on their website.

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

Cute Card Thursday - 'clean and simple'
Paper Pretties Challenge - 'boys' cards'
Whimsy Stamps Blog - 'back to school'
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT Challenge - 'clean and simple'
Come and Get It Challenges - 'back to school'
My Mum's Craft Shop Challenge - 'clean and simple'

Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra - Mid Month Reminder


It's time for our regular mid-challenge inspiration post at Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra - our theme is always 'anything goes' as long as it's a Christmas make.  You can find the original post for August here with all the challenge details and the mid-challenge inspiration post here.

We have a very generous regular sponsor for the challenge:


For my card I've used 'Snowman Ornament 1' from Bugaboo - you can find it here on their website.  The paper I've used is from Dovecraft.

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

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles - '12 months of Christmas link up'
Completely Christmas - 'anything goes'
Little Miss Muffet Challenges - 'anything goes'
Loves Rubber Stamps - 'out of season'

Thursday, 14 August 2014

New CRAFT Challenge - Christmas


We've got a new challenge today on the CRAFT challenge blog - this week our theme is 'Christmas'.  You can find all the details about the challenge here on the challenge blog.  Our challenge has been sponsored by:



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Scribbles Designs

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For my card I've used a digi from the Stamping Boutique called 'Happy, Happy Snowman' which you can find here on their website.  I've also used paper from the Dovecraft Krafty Christmas paper pack which is available here on the Little Claire website.

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

Completely Christmas - 'anything goes'
Loves Rubber Stamps - 'out of season'
Stamps and Fun = Creativity - 'Christmas in summer'
Through the Purple Haze - 'anything goes'
As You Like It Challenge - 'favourite 2 embellishments' (Card Candi and gems - they both finish off a card and can help 'balance' it)
Aud Sentiments Designs - 'make a card for your favourite season' (Christmas/winter)
Pinspirational Challenge - 'anything goes'

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

New Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes


We've got another new challenge for you today on Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog and this week our theme is 'anything goes'.  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 'Hangover Hannah' from Dr Digi's House of Stamps - you can find her here on their website and I added my own sentiment to the card too!

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

The Stamping Chef - 'anything goes'
Crafty Sentiments Designs - 'anything goes'
Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - 'anything goes'
Hambo Hoedown - 'humour me'

Nutcrafters Challenge Reminder - Anything Goes


There's still time to enter our current challenge on the Nutcrafters Challenge Blog - our theme this time is 'anything goes'.  You can find the original challenge here on the Nutcrafters blog and the mid-challenge inspiration here.

I've used a cute Nutcrafters digi with some striped paper and some spotted washi tape.

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

Top Tip Tuesday - 'something sweet'
Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - 'anything goes'
Crafting When We Can Challenge - 'bright colours'

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Pinwheel Bear from Imagine That Digis


This is a card I've made using the very cute freebie which Kris from Imagine That posted on her Facebook page yesterday - click here to go and have a look.  He's called 'Pinwheel Bear' and I think he's so cute!  The sentiment I've used is an old one from Pink Cat Studio.

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

Crafty Bloggers Network - 'summer fun'
A Creative Romance - 'fun in the sun'
Crafty Catz Challenge - 'lazy days of summer'
Crafty Little Fairies - 'cute and cuddly'
613 Avenue Create - 'anything goes/sights, sounds, smells, tastes of summer'
Papertake Weekly - 'spots and dots'

New Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge - Cameras/Photos


We've got a new challenge for you today on the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge Blog - our theme is 'cameras/photos'.  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 Nutcrafters - unfortunately, the website is down at the moment so I can't give you a link.  I've also used the sketch from the current Sketch Saturday Challenge.

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

Kitty Bee Designs - 'birthday boy'
Fitztown Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'
Love to Create - 'inspired by a book, song or move - 'Flash Bang Wallop - What a Picture, What a Photograph' from 'Half a Sixpence')
Corrosive Challenge Blog - 'birthdays'
Papertake Weekly - 'spots and dots'

Monday, 11 August 2014

New Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes


There's a new challenge on the Crafting from the Heart Challenge Blog this morning - 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 challenge are:


and


For my card I've used a digi from A Random Fan called 'Travel Bug' - you can find it here on their website.

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

In the Pink Challenge - 'anything goes'
A Random Fan Challenge Blog - 'paper patterns'
Through the Purple Haze - 'anything goes'
Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge - 'summer colours'
Delicious Doodles - 'anything goes with favourite colour - pink'
Milk Coffee Challenge - '2 or more die cuts'

Sunflower ATCs


Today I'm sharing some ATCs I've made using 'Sunflowers' which is this month's club stamp set from Little Claire.  You can find the set here on the Little Claire website.

I've used different elements of the set to make the ATCs including the quotation.  Here's a closer look at them:




Craft Your Passion Challenge - 'bring me sunshine'
Tuesday Throwdown - 'mellow yellow'
Crafts 4 Eternity - 'anything goes'
That's Crafty Challenge - 'stamping ground'
Crafty Creations - 'flower power'
Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'
Penny Black and More - 'anything goes'

Sunday, 10 August 2014

New from Sweet 7 Digital Designs - Wonky Party Banner


This is a card made with another of the August new release digis from Sweet 7 Digital Designs.  This one is called 'Wonky Party Banner' and is available here on the web site.  The sentiment I've used is from the 'Birthday Sentiments, Set 1' collection which is here on the website.  Both of the elements I've used are also available as part of the 'Wonky Birthday Collection' here.

Don't forget we still have a DT call for Sweet 7 Digital Designs running here.

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

Treasured Times Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'
Brown Sugar Challenge - 'use a banner'
Papertake Weekly - 'anything goes'
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - 'anything goes'
Wags'n'Whiskers - 'birthdays'
Crafty Sentiments Designs - 'add a sentiment'

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