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Sunday, 4 December 2016

Lollipop, lollipop ooh baby lollipop

Good morning,
                      There is a brand new challenge over at
This month it’s a straight Anything Goes.
Our awesome sponsors this month are…

For my DT project I decided to make a lollipop card. I have seen these out in Blogland and have wanted to make one for some time.




 I jave to say the photographs don't do it justice. In real life it is beautiful and one of the nicest things I have ever made.
 The beautiful image is from Di’s Digi Stamps and is called Stocking Secrets, it’s in the Christmas sale at the minute and you can get it here
The papers are from MicheleR design – Winter Frost Collection - here
The image was coloured with Promarkers
I used a Spell Binder ornate circles die
Marthar Stewart snowflake border punch

The stick was bought from Amazon
The ribbon and glitter are from my stash.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges…..

Crafty Calendar M,1E December - Christmas Time
Crafty Friends Challenge 2W, 3E, #46 Merry Christmas (W1 of 2)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas W,must be Christmas  #310 Vintage or Anything Christmas
Artbymiran Challenge 2W , SIO, 3E, no digital projects - No.72 - (W2 of 2) - Anything Goes
Brown Sugar – W, E2 - No. 227 - Anything Goes
A Vintage Journey - M First Friday of M (Vintage)- December - Winter Magic
Crafting-With-Friends 2W, 3E - (W1 of 2) Anything Goes
Creative Fingers -  2W , 3E, No totally digital projects - No.121 - (W2 of 2) Anything Goes

Dragons Lair Designs - M, E1 – December - Christmas Wishes

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Colour Challenge at CRAFT


Good Morning,

This week over at   CRAFT we have a fab new challenge.

This week it’s a Colour Challenge

Our fabulous sponsors this week are


For my DT card I chose Fireplace Set from digital Delights

I chose to make a shadow box card – this is my first attempt.

  



I managed to use every colour in the colour combo this week!
The papers are from Raspberry Road – Victorian Holiday Collection.
The dies are memory box snowflake border
Maryann Christmas tree
Go Kreate tag die.
The Glitter is a from Tonic Pure Sheen 'Glitter Diamond' 
The ribbon is from my stash.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges....
Crafting By Designs - W, F, 3E - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - 2W, 2E - #329 Christmas (Week 2 of 2)
Crafty Gals Corner -  W, E2 - #100 - anything goes
Creative Moments - 2W, 3E - #102 Anything Goes (Week 2 of 2) 
Paper Shelter Challenge - W, 3E, SIO - #275 A Christmas Card

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Frosty the Snowman

Good Morning,
Welcome to another challenge at  I Love Promarkers.
This fortnight’s theme is…
Snowman
We would love to see your creative projects that include a snowman of any type.
Our fantastic sponsor for this challenge is
Col Art ( Letraset)
For my DT card I chose this gorgeous snowman by Power Poppy Stamps
I just think it has such a vintage look about it.
I needed to make a masculine card for my 16 year old nephew and thought this image was not too twee and the papers are perfect for a masculine card.
As always the image is coloured with Promarkers.
The sentiment was made on my PC.
The trees and ribbon are from Nitwit collections Comfort and Joy and Simple Oys of The Season - both re-coloured in a graphics program to match the colour scheme of the card.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges…..
Artistic Inspirations - 2W, E3, F - (Week 2) Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge - 2W, 4E - (Week 2) Christmas
Allsorts  W,3E  #391 Anything Christmas
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas W,must be Christmas  #309 Use a Sentiment
ABC Challenge ‘x’ is for Criss cross
Throughthe Craft Room Door – Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - 2W, 2E - #329 Christmas (Week 1 of 2)

Creative Moments 2W, 3E - #102 Anything Goes (Week 1 of 2) 

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Not A Card

Good Morning,
This week over at   CRAFT we have a fab new challenge.
Our theme this week is Not A Card
Our fabulous sponsors this week are

For my exploding box I chose Wedding Day’ from Imagine That!
This set has lots of pre-coloured images as well as black and white line drawings for you to colour. There are also several sentiments in this set too.




No colouring from me this week as I used the coloured images and sentiments on this box.
The papers are from a set called Romantic Lace Wedding- here
The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts 
All the other embellishments are from my stash.
Have fun with this challenge – a great one leading up to Christmas.
Please pop over to my fellow team members’ blogs to check out their awesome projects.
I would like to enter this project into the following challenges …..
Creative Moments - 2W, 3E - #102 Anything Goes (Week 1 of 2) 
Crafty Sentiment Designs W, 1E, SIO - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations - 2W, E3, F - (Week 1) Always Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3, F - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes

We Love 2 Create  - 2W, 2E, F, SIO - Always Anything Creative/Mixed Media Goes

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Christmas Craft

Good Morning,
This week over at   CRAFT we have a fab new challenge.
Our theme this week is Christmas
Our fabulous sponsors this week are


For my DT card this week I chose Christmas words Noel from Bugaboo.


The image is coloured with Promarkers.
The beautiful papers are from the Katie Pertiet Collection Chrstmas Memories - here
The gems, glitter and ribbon is from my stash.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges…..
ABC Christmas Challenge - 2W, Christmas - W is for Wishes (Week 2 of 2)
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - M, 2E, Anything Goes Christmas
Crafty Gals Corner -  W, E2 - #98 Any Holiday
Double D Challenges - 2W, 1st and 3rd Wed of M, E3 Traditional Christmas Colors*     (Week 1 of 2)

WordArt Wednesdays - W, 5E , scriptural word art freebie (Week 2 of 2) Anything Goes

A Snowflakes Promise 2W, E3, Must be Christmas/winter themed  #33 - Anything Goes with optional theme : The Seasons (week 1)
Creates and Makes M, 3E, last Tue - Anything Goes with optional: Use Ribbon/Lace
Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #46 - Anything Goes
Passion For Promarkers Challenge W must use promarkers - #372 Christmas is Coming
Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes


Wednesday, 16 November 2016

No Patterned Paper

Good Morning,
Welcome to another challenge at  I Love Promarkers.
This fortnight’s theme is
No Patterned Paper
Our Sponsor this week is
For  my DT card I used Christmas Ewan The Mouse





The image was coloured with Promarkers
The base layer was made by embossing a piece of white paper using a Crafters Companion Holly embossing folder.
I inked the edges with Weathered Wood Distress Ink.

I cut and embossed the Maryanne Creatables Die - Anja's Vintage Decoration and inked through the die using weathered wood distress ink.

The ticket sentiment is from Craftcats957 – here

The pearls and ribbon are from my stash

The bauble was made using a Spellbinders die.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges…..
A Bit More Time to Craft (2W, P1/15, E3) Always Anything Goes
Classic Design Team Open Challenge (M, P1, E3, Must be a DT creation) Always Anything Goes
Crafter's Cafe (2W, P1/15, E3, F) #160 - Christmas comes early
Crafting Musketeers (M, P2, 1E) #43 - Christmas Wishes
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge Extra (M, P1) - Always Anything Christmas Goes
Paper Creator's Crafts (M,P1,3E) #53 - Anything Goes
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge (M, P15, E3, F, must be on DT) Always Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers - 2W, C15 - (Week 1) Embossing + DT Call

Little Red Wagon - W, #368 Emboss


Thursday, 10 November 2016

Brr It's Winter

Good Morning,
This week over at   CRAFT we have a fab new challenge.
Our theme this week is Winter
Our fabulous sponsors this week are



For my DT card this week I chose Winter Love Owls’ from Sweet n Sassy

The image is coloured with Promarkers.
The beautiful papers are from Stamping All Day originally I think, but I ve had them a long time.
The boughs were cut using a memory box die.
The gems, glitter and ribbon is from my stash.




I would like to enter this into the following challenges…..
Inspiration Destination - W, F - Anything Goes
Paper Shelter Challenge - W, 3E, SIO - #272 Christmas
A Snowflakes Promise 2W, E3, Must be Christmas/winter themed  #32 - The Seasons (week 2)
Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #45 - Anything Goes
Passion For Promarkers Challenge W must use promarkers - #371 Cute AnimalsSunny Day Crafting - W - #22 Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Boots - 2W, SIO - (Week 1) Things with Wings
Critters and Creatures M, must include critter - (November) Always Anything Goes with a Critter/Creature

Get Creative Challenges - 2W, 3E - (Week 2) Anything Goes