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Sunday 3 March 2024

"DIAMONDS OR PEARLS" Lea


 

Hello there, this is my card for the latest 613 Avenue Create Challenge. The optional twist is "DIAMONDS OR PEARLS"! Our sponsor is the fabulous  Mirtillamente Craft Shop

Please enter HERE, we love to see your work. 


I chose to make an elegant card for a woman! . A lovely Mirtillamente image called Lea is available here ~  Mirtillamente Craft Shop . I coloured Lea with markers and fussy cut her. I embossed two pearl papers, oval cut 1 of them and joined them. A sentiment and two gem strips complete my card.


Challenges


  1. Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Open, E3, OE9, T3, RW, SW - (#2408)  Anything Goes (except 5th Monday)
  2. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 -  (#224) Always Anything Goes
  3. Sunday Stampers - Must Stamp, Top Picks,  E3, OE4, RW, T3,  - W2 of 2 (#329)  Harbinger of Spring- see below 
  4. Allsorts - Open, E3, T5, RW - (#769) Things that Fly or Anything Goes
  5. Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #8 - Anything Goes
  6. Everybody-Art-Challenge 2W - #552 - Favorite Colors (week 1) Its blue!
  7. Can You Handle The Pressure? - 2W (2nd, 4th Sat), 3E, must use embossing folder -  Anything Embossing Goes with a twist of Squares and/or Circles (W2 of 2) 
  8. Creative Fingers - 2W, 3E, No totally digital projects - No. 272  ALWAYS ANYTHING GOES  (W1 of 2)  
  9. My Time to Craft  2W 1st & 3rd Fri - No. 528 - CREATE  YOUR OWN BACKGROUND  (W2 of 2)  
  10. C.R.A.F.T. W,2E  #710  Female

Friday 1 March 2024

"Bloom"


 

  Hooray! New Challenge at Mirtillamente! we love to see all your creations so please enter here.


I used the fabulous "Bloom" one of many fabulous images in the  Mirtillamente Craft ShopTreat yourself to a good look around!


I coloured with markers, such a fab image to colour too! I die cut and paper pierced to create a background. Along with the sentiment I think it makes a great Mother's Day card!


Challenges


  1. Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Open, E3, OE9, T3, RW, SW - (#2408)  Anything Goes (except 5th Monday)
  2. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 -  (#224) Always Anything Goes
  3. Sunday Stampers - Must Stamp, Top Picks,  E3, OE4, RW, T3,  - W2 of 2 (#329)  Harbinger of Spring- see below 
  4. Allsorts - Open, E3, T5, RW - (#769) Things that Fly or Anything Goes
  5. Passion for Markers - MU markers, T3, RW -  (#728Fabulous Florals
  6. Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #8 - Anything Goes
  7. Everybody-Art-Challenge 2W - #552 - Favorite Colors (week 1) Its blue!
  8. Krafty Chicks  - Open, Opt. Twist on 5th Thursday, T5 - (#705)
        Week 5: On 5th Thursdays - Anything Goes + Opt Feminine ot Masculine and Why Love softer prettier colours etc.
  9. Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE10, RW - W2 of 2  (#516) Anything Goes
  10. C.R.A.F.T. W,2E  #710  Female (W1 of 2)

Tuesday 27 February 2024

''Berry Flower Pot'',


 Hi everyone! 

I have used  ''Berry Flower Pot'', she is just so cute and pretty! Available here ~  Blueberry Craft Shop (mirtillamentecraftshop.it)

I coloured with markers. used pretty papers to enhance along with  a die and sentiment. Love how she turned out!

Speak soon!


Challenges


  1. Word Art Wednesdays 2W, 10E, scriptural word art freebie - #635 - 636 Anything Goes

  2. A Perfect Time To Craft (M, P1) Always Anything Goes

  3. DL.Art Linky Challenge (M, P1) Always Anything Goes

  4. Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #7 - Anything Goes

  5. Passion For Markers Challenge W - must use markers - #727 - Dies and/or Punches

  6. Worldwide Crafters and Colorists Challenge   (M, P15, E3, A1 Images Not Allowed) February #14  Always Anything Goes as long as you use an Image 

  7. Rabisco Challenge (M, P1, E5) #54 - Anything Goes

  8. SheepSki Designs Challenges (M, P1, 3E, C10, SIO) #83 - Anything Goes

  9. Love to Scrap (2M - odd months, P1, E5, digis or stamping) #165 - Anything Goes

  10. Aud Sentiments Blog Challenge  (M, 5E, First Mon, must have sentiment + theme)  #310 - Use Dies and/or Love/Anniversary/Wedding + a Sentiment 

Friday 23 February 2024

Dots and/or Stripes


 

Hello there. May I present my take on the theme this time at  Cut It Up Challenge. Our theme is " Dots and/or Stripes Please enter your makes here.


I went for stripes in my BG. I used a favourite die cut of mine, Anemone. A sentiment sums the whole thing up!


Challenges


  1. Unicorn Challenge M, E3, No fully digital projects February - #95 - Dots and/or Stripes
  2. A Place To Start (M, 1st Mon) - Feb - Monochromatic
  3. Aud Sentiments Blog Challenge  (M, 5E, First Mon, must have sentiment + theme)  #310 - Use Dies and/or Love/Anniversary/Wedding + a Sentiment 
  4. Word Art Wednesdays 2W, 10E, scriptural word art freebie - #635 - 636 Anything Goes

  5. A Perfect Time To Craft (M, P1) Always Anything Goes

  6. DL.Art Linky Challenge (M, P1) Always Anything Goes

  7. Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #7 - Anything Goes

  8. Rabisco Challenge (M, P1, E5) #54 - Anything Goes

  9. SheepSki Designs Challenges (M, P1, 3E, C10, SIO) #83 - Anything Goes

Tuesday 20 February 2024

Kingfisher


 

I have this fabulous embossing folder from Crafters Companion! Love it! I water-coloured with metallic paints and just matt & layered so as not to detract.


Challenges


  1. Word Art Wednesdays 2W, 10E, scriptural word art freebie - #635 - 636 Anything Goes

  2. A Perfect Time To Craft (M, P1) Always Anything Goes

  3. Crafting From the Heart   (M, Last Mon, 3E, all crafts allowed)  - #9 - Anything Goes 

  4. Classic Design Challenge (M, P15) #12 - Always Anything Goes 

  5. Crafts Galore Encore (M, P1, E3) Always Anything Goes

  6. Crafty Animals (M P1, must have animals) #80 - Always Anything Goes

  7. Critter Crazy Challenges (M, P1, E5, must have a critter) - #83 - Anything Goes with a Featured Critter

  8. FarmQuest General Store Challenge (M, P7, E5) #13 - Anything Farm or Country Goes

  9. Triple B (M, P3, E3, Must be Birds, Butterflies, Blooms) - February - Anything with Birds, Blooms and/or Butterflies + optional Inspiration Moodboard*

  10. Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenges (W, ATG except for Theme on 5th Monday of a month, 3E) - #2407 - Anything Goes





Friday 16 February 2024

Love


 


It's the season of love, so a heart card today. Its made up of die cuts and pretty paper. I am happy with the end result.


Challenges


  1. A Perfect Time To Craft (M, P1) Always Anything Goes
  2. Make My Monday (2W, Top 3, 3E) - #218 - Use Patterned Paper 

  3. Heart's Quest Challenge (2W, P14/P28, E3) #46 - "heart shape or word or love word PLUS make your own combo

  4. Pearly Sparkles Challenge (M, P1, E3) #92 - Love / Have a Heart

  5. Make My Monday (2W, Top 3, 3E) - #219 - Love 

  6. Crafty Gals Corner M, 2nd Wed, 3E, #252 -  Add a Heart 

  7. I Spy With My Little Eye M, 3rd Wed, E5, Hearts and/or Roses 

  8. Little Red Wagon W, #743 - Show some Love

  9. Sisterhood of Crafters 2nd/4th Wed, 3E - Love

  10. Word Art Wednesdays 2W, 10E, scriptural word art freebie - #635 - 636 Anything Goes



Tuesday 13 February 2024

Hearts


 

A simple heart card suitable to give a man today.


I used a variety of heart die cuts, sequins and a rub on sentiment.


Challenges


  1. A Place To Start (M, 1st Mon) - Feb - Monochromatic
  2. A Perfect Time To Craft (M, P1) Always Anything Goes
  3. Make My Monday (2W, Top 3, 3E) - #218 - Use Patterned Paper 

  4. Heart's Quest Challenge (2W, P14/P28, E3) #46 - "heart shape or word or love word PLUS make your own combo

  5. Pearly Sparkles Challenge (M, P1, E3) #92 - Love / Have a Heart

  6. Make My Monday (2W, Top 3, 3E) - #219 - Love (W1 of 2) 

  7. Classic Design Challenge (M, P15) #12 - Always Anything Goes 

  8. Die Cut Divas (M P1, E4, die cuts) Feb - Non-traditional Valentine Card

  9. Crafting From the Heart   (M, Last Mon, 3E, all crafts allowed)  - #9 - Anything Goes 

  10. Allsorts  W,3E  - #767 -  Hearts with option of Anything Goes 

Sunday 11 February 2024

"Ready For Spring"


 

Good Morning everyone! 

I've used ''Ready For Spring'',  because I so am! Fed up of the cold, wet and dark nights. I long to be in my beautiful garden!  Available here ~Blueberry Craft Shop (mirtillamentecraftshop.it)

I coloured with markers. used pretty papers to enhance along with  a sentiment.

Speak soon!


Challenges


  1. A Perfect Time To Craft (M, P1) Always Anything Goes
  2. Beautiful Blossoms (M, P15, E8) #12 - Anything Flowers Goes + optional Mood Board 
  3. Dream Valley Challenges (2W, 3E, C10) - #309 - Add a Sentiment 

  4. Make My Monday (2W, Top 3, 3E) - #218 - Use Patterned Paper 

  5. DL.Art Linky Challenge (M, P1) Always Anything Goes

  6. Happy Little Stampers Dies (M, P9) February

  7. Heart's Quest Challenge (2W, P14/P28, E3) #46 - "heart shape or word or love word PLUS make your own combo

  8. Love to Scrap (2M - odd months, P1, E5, digis or stamping) #165 - Anything Goes

  9. Morgan's ArtWorld Open Challenge (M, P1, E3, must follow blog) Always Anything Goes

  10. Pearly Sparkles Challenge (M, P1, E3) #92 - Love / Have a Heart

Friday 9 February 2024

Have A Heart


 

Hello there. May I present my take on the theme this time at  Cut It Up Challenge. Our theme is "Have A Heart" Please enter your makes here.


So on this card the die cut element is heart shaped. It's a Lisa Horton cut and emboss set. I then coloured with pencils.I think it's ma sweet Anniversary card.


Challenges


  1. A Perfect Time To Craft (M, P1) Always Anything Goes
  2. Beautiful Blossoms (M, P15, E8) #12 - Anything Flowers Goes + optional Mood Board 
  3. Dream Valley Challenges (2W, 3E, C10) - #309 - Add a Sentiment 

  4. Make My Monday (2W, Top 3, 3E) - #218 - Use Patterned Paper 

  5. DL.Art Linky Challenge (M, P1) Always Anything Goes

  6. Happy Little Stampers Dies (M, P9) February

  7. Heart's Quest Challenge (2W, P14/P28, E3) #46 - "heart shape or word or love word PLUS make your own combo

  8. Love to Scrap (2M - odd months, P1, E5, digis or stamping) #165 - Anything Goes

  9. Morgan's ArtWorld Open Challenge (M, P1, E3, must follow blog) Always Anything Goes

  10. Pearly Sparkles Challenge (M, P1, E3) #92 - Love / Have a Heart





Sunday 4 February 2024

"LOVE LETTERS"


 

Hello there, this is my card for the latest 613 Avenue Create Challenge. The optional twist is " Love Letters"


Please enter HERE, we love to see your work. 


I used some wonderful die cut hearts on an embossed BG which I then distressed. My words are "You're the BEST" He is pretty good!


Challenges


  1. Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #4 - Anything Goes
  2. A Gem of a Challenge  2W, 3E  - #2 - Anything Goes (W2 of 2)
  3. Can You Handle The Pressure? - 2W (2nd, 4th Sat), 3E, must use embossing folder -  Anything Embossing Goes with a twist of Birthdays (W1 of 2) 
  4. Krafty Chicks W  #700 All Occasions 
  5. Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Open, E3, OE9, T3, RW, SW - (#2404) 
  6. Simon Says Stamp and Show - Open, E5, RW Have a Heart
  7. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 -  (#222) Always Anything Goes
  8. Allsorts - Open, E3, T5, RW - (#765) Anything but Square or Anything Goes


Thursday 1 February 2024

Alice


 

  Hooray! New Challenge at Mirtillamente! we love to see all your creations so please enter here.


I used the fabulous "Alice" available here - Mirtillamente Craft Shop. Treat yourself to a good look around, the images are superb!


I fussy cut her after colouring. I placed her onto an embossed BG and added lovely border die cuts with gems. A sweet sentiment completes my card.


Challenges


  1. A Gem of a Challenge  2W, 3E  - #2 - Anything Goes (W2 of 2)
  2. Allsorts  W,3E  - #765 -  Anything But Square with option of Anything Goes 
  3. Can You Handle The Pressure? - 2W (2nd, 4th Sat), 3E, must use embossing folder -  Anything Embossing Goes with a twist of Birthdays (W1 of 2)  
  4. Polkadoodles W, C10 - #4 - Anything Goes
  5. Crafty Catz - 2W, 3E - No. 665 - ANYTHING GOES WITH OPTIONAL TWIST MAKE ME SMILE 
  6. Creative Fingers - 2W, 3E, No totally digital projects - No. 270  ALWAYS ANYTHING GOES 
  7. As You Like It Challenge 2W,E3  What's Your Favorite Pearls / Gems and Why - gems catch the light better
  8. Creative Knockouts 2W,2E,C8  #513 Lots of Layers (W2 of 2)
  9. Krafty Chicks W  #700 All Occasions 
  10. Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #4 - Anything Goes




Wednesday 31 January 2024

This Makes Me Happy


 

Hello there. May I present my take on the theme this time at  Cut It Up Challenge. Our theme is "This Makes Me Happy" Please enter your makes here.


Making flower cards is my absolute favourite thing to do! I adore it, hence a flower card  Makes Me Happy!

I used die cut flowers, embossed BG,  gems and a sentiment to create this!


Challenges


  1. Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #4 - Anything Goes
  2. A Gem of a Challenge  2W, 3E  - #2 - Anything Goes (W2 of 2)
  3. Can You Handle The Pressure? - 2W (2nd, 4th Sat), 3E, must use embossing folder -  Anything Embossing Goes with a twist of Birthdays (W1 of 2) 
  4. Krafty Chicks W  #700 All Occasions 
  5. Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Open, E3, OE9, T3, RW, SW - (#2404) 
  6. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 -  (#222) Always Anything Goes
  7. Allsorts - Open, E3, T5, RW - (#765) Anything but Square or Anything Goes
  8. Unicorn Challenge M, E3, No fully digital projects January - #94 - Birthday
  9. Aud Sentiments Blog Challenge  (M, 5E, First Mon, must have sentiment + theme)  #309 - Make your own background and/or Birthday + a Sentiment
  10. Crafting From the Heart   (M, Last Mon, 3E, all crafts allowed)  - #9 - Anything Goes