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Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Christmas @ The Holly & The Ivy


So it's new challenge time at The Holly & The Ivy  , we are a ATG Christmas Challenge blog. Please enter HERE. We love to see your entries!

Recipe

Gorgeous Hannah Lynn image coloured with markers and pencils
Selection of First Edition paper scraps
Word die
JND flower die


Challenges


  1. Christmas 24 (2W, P1/P15, C5, must be Christmas) #4 - Make a Scene
  2. Christmas Crafts All Year Round (M,P1) February - Love
  3. Creative Sketchy Girls (M, P20) #45 - Girls Only
  4. Daisy Chain Challenges (M, P5, E3) #38 - For the Girls
  5. DL.Art Linky Challenge (M, P1, F, enter once per day) Always Anything Goes
  6. Happy Little Stampers Christmas (M, P5) February - Anything Goes 
  7. Love to Craft (M, P1, E5 , no completely digital projects) #43 - Anything Goes
  8. Crimbo Crackers 2W, Must Be Christmas Related #204 Cute 
  9. C.R.A.F.T. W,5E #545 Christmas
  10. Christmas at Sweet Stampin' M, 2nd Wed, 2E - Feature a Sentiment

Monday, 24 February 2020

ATG @ Ching Chou Kuik



This is my inspiration post for Ching Chou Kuik Facebook, our theme is Anything Goes. With a great chance to win wonderful prizes please enter yours HERE.

Recipe

Ching Chou Kuik image called Crane of peace   coloured with pencils 
Special die cut card
Scrapbox dp's
Pre~made rosettes
Love sticker
Ribbon from stash


Challenges

  1. 2 Crafty Critter Crazies (M, P1, E5, must have a critter) #35 - Anything Goes with a Critter
  2. Crafter's Cafe (2W, P1/15, E5, F, C10) #235 - Anything Goes
  3. Crafts Galore Encore (M, P1, E3) Always Anything Goes
  4. Crafty Animals (M P1, must have animals) Always Anything Goes
  5. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1) February - Anything Goes with Patterned Paper
  6. Creative Sketchy Girls (M, P20) #45 - Girls Only
  7. Daisy Chain Challenges (M, P5, E3) #38 - For the Girls
  8. Let's Craft & Create Challenge (M, P5, F, E3) #156 - Anything Goes
  9. Pearly Sparkles Challenge (M, P1, E3) #48 - Include some Red
  10. The Creative Crafters (M, P15, E3) #25 - Anything Goes

Inspired by a cartoon @ Always Fun Challenges



Here at Always Fun Challenges we have a super new Challenge for you. This week our theme isInspired by a cartoon. I was inspired by The Little Mermaid, I have only seen this about 50 times as it was a favourite of my youngest daughter. What will you share with us? We love to see your work! Please share HERE.

Recipe
A large variety of nautical die
Pearls 
Resin starfish

Challenges

  1. 2 Crafty Critter Crazies (M, P1, E5, must have a critter) #35 - Anything Goes with a Critter
  2. Crafter's Cafe (2W, P1/15, E5, F, C10) #235 - Anything Goes
  3. Crafts Galore Encore (M, P1, E3) Always Anything Goes
  4. Crafty Animals (M P1, must have animals) Always Anything Goes
  5. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1) February - Anything Goes with Patterned Paper
  6. Creative Sketchy Girls (M, P20) #45 - Girls Only
  7. Daisy Chain Challenges (M, P5, E3) #38 - For the Girls
  8. DL.Art Linky Challenge (M, P1, F, enter once per day) Always Anything Goes
  9. Happy Little Stampers Dies (M, P9) February - Always Anything Goes with Dies
  10. Let's Craft & Create Challenge (M, P5, F, E3) #156 - Anything Goes

Friday, 21 February 2020

Rubber stamps no digis @ My Time To Craft



Time for our next Challenge at My Time To Craft!
This time our theme is Rubber stamps no digis.

Please link your entries HERE, we really love to see them! 

Recipe
I used a fab Inkylicious stamp to create a simple card. I wanted the stamp to be the star! She is stamped onto cream with brown ink and coloured with pencils
DP
Rosette
CW sentiment

Challenges


  1. Crafter's Cafe (2W, P1/15, E5, F, C10) #235 - Anything Goes
  2. DL.Art Linky Challenge (M, P1, F, enter once per day) Always Anything Goes
  3. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1
  4. Daisy Chain Challenges (M, P5, E3) #38 - For the Girls
  5. Not Just Cards (M, P11, F) Always Anything Goes
  6. STAMPlorations (M, P1, 3E) February - CAS Challenge: Anything Goes
  7. A Gem of a Challenge  2W, 3E  - #4 - Anything Goes
  8. Crafter's Castle - M, 1st Sat., E3 - February Anything Goes 
  9. Brown Sugar – M (First Friday of M), E2 - Feb  No. 298 -  ANYTHING GOES

Twinkle Lane designs @ Colour Crazy Challenges


Helloooooo, it's Jackie here. I used the image vintage camera from our fabulous sponsor Twinkle Lane Designs I coloured with Promarkers. I was guided with the colours from the Dp's I purchased only last week, hence the unusual colours! The Dp's are Craft Sensations. Sentiment die finishes.

Please enter our Colour Crazy Challenge HERE.

Challenges

  1. DL.Art Linky Challenge (M, P1, F, enter once per day) Always Anything Goes
  2. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper 
  3. Word Art Wednesdays  2W, 5E, scriptural word art freebie - #426 - #427 Anything Goes
  4. Simon Says Stamp W, 5E - 2 or More Patterned Papers
  5. I love Promarkers  2W, 3E Must use Promarkers, #403 - Anything Goes
  6. A Perfect Time To Craft (M, P1) Always Anything Goes
  7. Crafter's Cafe (2W, P1/15, E5, F, C10) #235 - Anything Goes
  8. Love to Craft (M, P1, E5 , no completely digital projects) #43 - Anything Goes
  9. Not Just Cards (M, P11, F) Always Anything Goes
  10. The Creative Crafters (M, P15, E3) #25 - Anything Goes

Monday, 17 February 2020

“VALENTINE’S DAY OR LOVE OR FOR SOMEONE SPECIAL” @ Ching Chou Kuik



This is my inspiration post for Ching Chou Kuik Facebook, our theme is  “VALENTINE’S DAY OR LOVE OR FOR SOMEONE SPECIAL” With a great chance to win wonderful prizes please enter yours HERE.

Recipe

Ching Chou Kuik image called Rose in storm   coloured with pencils 
2 xemb. folders
Various shades of pink card
Frame die
Flowers & sentiment from stash

Challenges


  1. DL.Art Linky Challenge (M, P1, F, enter once per day) Always Anything Goes
  2. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1
  3. Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #6 - Anything Goes
  4. Crafty Catz - W, 3E No.493 -  ANYTHING GOES
  5. Creative Fingers - 2W, 3E, No totally digital projects - No. 179 -  ALWAYS  ANYTHING GOES
  6. Polkadoodles - W, C10 - ANYTHING GOES 
  7. QKR Stampede – W, 4E, SIO – No. 385 - ALWAYS ANYTHING GOES 
  8. Aud Sentiments Challenge 2W,E5  Must include a sentiment #244 Love/Valentine Sentiment 
  9. Fab n Funky W,1E, #468 - Love 
  10. The Card Concept 2W  - Photo Inspiration/Valentine

Animals @ Always Fun Challenges




Here at Always Fun Challenges we have a super new Challenge for you. This week our theme is- Animals. What will you share with us? We love to see your work! Please share HERE.

Recipe

Elephant die cuts
Fancy oval die cuts
Gem and peel sentiment

Challenges

  1. DL.Art Linky Challenge (M, P1, F, enter once per day) Always Anything Goes
  2. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1
  3. Crafty Catz - W, 3E No.493 -  ANYTHING GOES
  4. Polkadoodles - W, C10 - ANYTHING GOES 
  5. QKR Stampede – W, 4E,SIO – No. 385 - ALWAYS ANYTHING GOES 
  6. Crafty Animals (M P1, must have animals) Always Anything Goes
  7. 2 Crafty Critter Crazies (M, P1, E5, must have a critter) #35 - Anything Goes with a Critter

Saturday, 15 February 2020

Supporting the wildlife of Australia with Classic Design Challenge



Helloooooooooooooo there! It’s Jackie with my latest project for Classic Design
Wecare supporting Australian charities raising much needed funding to save as many animals as possible. Here is a link to a charity that Michelle carefully chose. We do hope you can support them also. ~ https://www.facebook.com/wild2free/. Millions were lost to the fires, it's vital we save as many as possible.
The Images were drawn by the wonderful Di's Digis, always a real treat to use.I coloured with markers and pencils. I used a variety of dies and Dp's. I love the finished work and hope you do too!

Challenges


  1. 2 Crafty Critter Crazies (M, P1, E5, must have a critter) #35 - Anything Goes with a Critter
  2. Not Just Cards (M, P11, F) Always Anything Goes
  3. Crafty Animals (M P1, must have animals) Always Anything Goes
  4. Happy Craft Challenge (M, P1 E3) Always Anything Goes
  5. Let's Craft & Create Challenge (M, P5, F, E3) #155 - Anything Goes
  6. DL.Art Linky Challenge (M, P1, F, enter once per day) Always Anything Goes
  7. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1
  8. Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #6 - Anything Goes
  9. Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes 
  10. Unicorn Challenge M, E3, No fully digital projects February - Anything Goes

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Christmas @ The Holly & The Ivy



So it's new challenge time at The Holly & The Ivy  , we are a ATG Christmas Challenge blog. Please enter HERE. We love to see your entries!


Recipe

Beautiful word die and lots of patience!
Gems
Edging scissors


Challenges



  1. Christmas Crafts All Year Round (M,P1) February - Love
  2. Crafts Galore Encore (M, P1, E3) Always Anything Goes
  3. Happy Little Stampers Christmas (M, P5) February - Anything Goes
  4. Pearly Sparkles Challenge (M, P1, E3) #48 - Include some Red

Monday, 10 February 2020

“VALENTINE’S DAY OR LOVE OR FOR SOMEONE SPECIAL'' @ Ching Chou Kuik



This is my inspiration post for Ching Chou Kuik Facebook, our theme is  “VALENTINE’S DAY OR LOVE OR FOR SOMEONE SPECIAL'' With a great chance to win wonderful prizes please enter yours HERE.

Recipe

Ching Chou Kuik image called Spring Banquet  coloured with pencils 
First Editions DP
Heart die
Flowers & foliage from stash

Challenges


  1. 2 Crafty Critter Crazies (M, P1, E5, must have a critter) #35 - Anything Goes with a Critter
  2. World Wide Open Design Team Challenge (M, P15, E3, F, must be on DT) Always Anything Goes 
  3. The Creative Crafters (M, P15, E3) #24 - Anything Goes
  4. The Crafting Challenge (M, P1, E5, C10) February - Red Valentine
  5. Tales From The Craft Room (M, P4, E1) #1 - Something New (the image)
  6. SheepSki Designs Challenges (M, P1, 3E, C10, SIO) #35 - Hearts and/or Flowers
  7. Papercraft Business Challenge (M, P1, E3, any papercraft) #26 - Valentine's Day / Love
  8. Not Just Cards (M, P11, F) Always Anything Goes
  9. Morgan's ArtWorld Open Challenge (M, P1, E3, must follow blog) January - Anything Goes
  10. Love to Scrap (M, P1, E5, digis or stamping) #130 - Red and/or Pink equals Love

Love/Valentines @ Always Fun Challenges



Here at Always Fun Challenges we have a super new Challenge for you. This week our theme is- Love/Valentines. What will you share with us? We love to see your work! Please share HERE.
I made this for two family members Mark & James who were recently married. I cut the 's' from a MR & MRS sentiment die. I think they liked it. They certainly made a gorgeous couple!

Recipe

A variety of die cuts
A heart emb. folder
Gem from stash

Challenges


  1. 2 Crafty Critter Crazies (M, P1, E5, must have a critter) #35 - Anything Goes with a Critter
  2. A Perfect Time To Craft (M, P1) Always Anything Goes
  3. Craft-Dee BowZ (M P1, E3) Always Anything Goes 
  4. Crafty Animals (M P1, must have animals) Always Anything Goes
  5. Die Cut Divas (M P1, E4, die cuts) February - Hearts and Flowers
  6. Dies R Us Challenge (2W, P1/15, E3, die cuts) #138 - xoxo Hearts, Love, Valentine)
  7. DL.Art Linky Challenge (M, P1, F, enter once per day) Always Anything Goes
  8. Happy Craft Challenge (M, P1 E3) Always Anything Goes
  9. Happy Little Stampers Dies (M, P9) February - Always Anything Goes with Dies
  10. Let's Craft & Create Challenge (M, P5, F, E3) #155 - Anything Goes + option: Love is in the Air


Friday, 7 February 2020

Ching Chou Kuik @ Colour Crazy Challenge



Helloooooo, it's Jackie here. I used the image Love Is In The Air from our fantastic sponsor Ching Chou Kuik. I did crop the image and add a sentiment. I coloured with Promarkers. A lovely selection of Craft Sensations Dp's cut with a label die helped me design a LO. A flower and gem finish.
Please enter our Colour Crazy Challenge HERE.

Challenges


  1. I love Promarkers  2W, 3E Must use Promarkers, #403 - Anything Goes/Option Love or Anniversary
  2. Simon Says Stamp W, 5E - With Love
  3. Sisterhood of Crafters 2nd/4th Wed,3E - Newly Acquired Stash (the die)
  4. The Card Concept 2W  - Photo Inspiration/Valentine
  5. WaterCooler Wednesday W, C8, #257 - Feminine
  6. Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #5 - Anything Goes
  7. Paper Minutes W, - #626 - Valentine's Day
  8. Shopping Our Stash 2W, C13 - #413 - My Heart Is On Fire
  9. Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes 
  10. Dream Valley Challenges (2W, 3E, C10)#218 LOVE