*Lemon Shortbread Anything Goes My DT proj Ends9th of October
* The Paper Shelter Colours of autumn/fall NMW Ends 3rd of October
*Delicious Doodles Halloween (scary or cute) My DT proj Ends 31st of October


tirsdag 31. juli 2012

Top Tip Tuesday: Focus on the ribbon

It is tuesday again and time for another challenge at Top Tip Tuesday! I can't believe how fast time flies. It's been two weeks since our last challenge. Before I tell you about our new challenge I want to thank all of you that played along with our circles challenge. If you played along and are wondering if you are amongst our winners you've got to check our challenge blog. 

I also have some sad news to share with you too. We have some rearrangements on our challenge blog, and I am sad to see that Janette, Tammy Louise and Katrina are leaving us, I wish them all the very best in what ever life brings and I am sure I'll see you all again. Thanks for all your lovely projects and great ideas you've all shared with us. At the same time I am glad that we have a lovely bunch of girls staying on our fabolous  team as well;) 

And now  I want to tell you about our new fabolous challenge. We have a "Focus on the ribbon" challenge and we have a lovely tutorial from Katie from the Ribbon Carousel, so please check in for that one;)

Our lovely sponsors for this challenge is:




The Lovely Emma from Sew Sweet is offering 1 lucky entrant
£10.00 voucher to spend at her yummi shop.

Sew Sweet stocks a huge selection of wool felt, buttons, ribbon, divine twine, handmade personalised gifts, findings and more.

&


&

RibbonCarousel.com carries an large selection of ribbon,twine and accessories. The only problem with ribbon has been storage...until now! More than two years, 3 design changes, 3 raw material changes and 4 manufacturers later.....we present to you, the ultimate in ribbon storage systems, the patent-pendingRibbon Carousels!
We call it the Ribbon Carousel© because it looks like a carousel AND it spins around like a carousel! The 4 post Ribbon Carousel holds full spools of all different size ribbon, including the large spools from Stampin' Up, May Arts, A Muse, etc. The 8 post Ribbon Carousel is perfect for up to 16 full spools of the popular Baker's Twine, or 40 of our custom-made Maple Spools. Our Ribbon CarouselsRibbon Club Kits and various ribbons and accessories are sold to ribbon enthusiasts around the world.
Join us at the RibbonCarousel.com Blog, our weekly Challenge Blog or on our FB page for inspiration, tutorials, specials, news and fun!

and here's my project for this challenge:




My recipe:
brown and blue bazill
DP from authentique: Promenade
Ribbons from stash
Flowers, gems and doily from a friend
Stormy sky D.I
Sentiment from Whimsy stamps
MS border punch
Distressed edges

My image is from Delicious Doodles and is called Marina. She is coloured with these promarkers: ivory, blush, tan, dusky rose, black, walnut, chestnut, cocoa, almond, marsh green, moss , pear green, amber, ginger, sunflower, tulip yellow, pumpkin, celestial blue, midnight blue, cyan, azure, cornflower, blue pearl, china blue, sandstone, cinnamon.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge blog to see what my fab teamies have created for this challenge!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Allsorts: Case it
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Creative Mondays: Water
Creative stamp friends: Summer, sun, beach and sea
Cupcake craft challenges: The great outdoors
Paper Pretties: Use two or more DP's
Crazy Challenge: Under the sea
One stitch at a time: Use a digi
Di' Digi Design: Mystical Creatures
Passion for Promarkers: Underwater
Bearly Mine Challenges: Anything Goes

mandag 30. juli 2012

Incy Wincy: Anything but a card

It is monday again and time for another challenge over at Incy Wincy. This is my second blog post. For my DT at Whoopsi daisy scroll down. But before I tell you about that, I want to thank every one of you who played along with our "Let's party" challenge. If you played along you got to check if you are amongst our top 3 or even our winner later on!!

Then I want to tell you about our new challenge. We have an anything but a card challenge. So this should be fun and quite easy too. Just use your imagination and play along!

We also have some fabolous sponsors for this challenge;
First up is:


Prize:  4 rolls of ribbon)  and


and

(Prize: 3 digis or a set of 3 digis)
Pink Gem Designs is based in Stourport-on-Severn, Worcester in the UK and began trading in November 2008 to design and sell cute and whimsical craft stamps manufactured in clear polymer, digi download products and other crafting goodies
All the polymer stamps and digi products have ben created from original images drawn by Janet Roberts who is the Sole Proprietor of Pink Gem Designs

My project for this week is a corner bookmark, and I've used this tutorial:

My recipe:
Kraft and blue bazill
 DP from Maja design and unknown
Flowers from Kort & Godt and Prima
Ribbon from Panduro
Lace unknown
Tag from Familieskatter
Crystal stickles
Sentiment from Whimsy stamps
Distressed edges and coloured with vintage and black soot D.I

My image is from our sponsor Pink Gem Designs and is called Faye with flowers. Colouring to be added later today.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge blog and see what my talented teamies have made for this challenge!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Bunny Zoe's Crafts: Swirls and lace
Love to create: Add a tag
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Paper play time: Anything Goes
Tammy's Scrapin Corner: Anything Goes
Victorine Originals: Summertime
Come and get it challenges: Anything But a card
Dream valley Challenges: Summer
The Crafty Pad: Things with wings
One stitch at a time: Use a digi
Pile it on: Cute as can be

DT Whoopsi Daisy: Lots of layers

It is monday again and time for another challenge over at Whoopsi Daisy. First I want to thank you for all that played along with our Christmas in July challenge. You've got to check our challenge blog to see if you are amongst our winner or in our top 3 for that challenge!!

Now we have a new and lovely challenge for you all to play along with. It is an easy one too. Lots of layers. So how hard can that be?? Just use a lot of layers that fit together, put on embellies and an image and play along with us. 

The winner will get one sheet with 4 digis, or 2 with a total of 8 digis from Whoopsi Daisy if you play along using one of our images!!


Here's my card:



My recipe will be in later today after work

Now I hope I've inspired you to look into our challenge blog and please visit my talented teamies to see what they have created for this challenge!!.

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Cupcake Craft Challenges. The great outdoors
Paper Makeup Stamps: Endless Summer
Tammy's Scrapin Corners: Anything Goes
Victorine Originals: Summertime
Catered Crop: Use washi tape
Dream Valley Challenges: Summertime
One stitch at a time: Use a digi
Pile it On: Cute as can be
Robyn's Fetish : Summer fun

lørdag 28. juli 2012

DT Totally Gorjuss: Pearls

It is saturday again and time for another challenge over at Totally Gorjuss. I can't believe how time flies... It is almost the end of july and august is creeping up on us. The summer has been ups and downs weatherlike over here. Dunno what about you but I could do with some more sun;)

So it is time for another challenge over at Totally Gorjuss and this time we want to see pearls... In any shape or colour;) So that is easy peasy right??

We also have a really wonderful sponsor for this challenge too. Please give it up for


and here's my project for this week:




My recipe:
grey and blue bazill
DP from  maja design and unknown
Ribbon, pearls and pearl tree from Kort & Godt
Swirl from Prima
Tag from Familieskatter
Distressed edges
Sentiment from Whimsy stamps
Diecuts: heart, butterflies
stormy sky D.I

My image is from our lovely sponsor the Dillybeans and is called Crinkles daisy framed and is coloured with these promarkers: cocoa, cinnamon, caramel, sandstone, tan, dusky rose, blush, blossom, china blue, cornflower.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge blog to see what my teamies made for this challenge!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Sweet Sketch Wednesday: Sketch
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Fat pages and cards with attitude: Anything Goes
Patties Creations:  Animals/Insects
Cute Card thursday: Distressing
Paper Crafting Journey: Pearls and swirls
A&T Emerald Fairies Challenge: Flourishes/swirls
Joanna Sheen Challenge: Animal Crackers

torsdag 26. juli 2012

DT Dutch Dare Card : Color Challenge

It is thursday again and time for another challenge over at Dutch Dare Card;) We have a new fabby challenge for you, but before I get to that I want to thank the few of you who played along with last week's recipe theme. That means that it is a big chance for you that played along to win the fabby prize from Saturated Canary;)

This week we have a colour challenge for you to play along with and we want you to use at least three of the colours of this cube;)


Our sponsor for this challenge is:

My project for this challenge is a card and it looks like this:




My recipe:
green and brown bazill
brown DP unknown and Basic grey
Doily, butterfly and flowers from old stash
Lace from Woo
Yellow pearl tree from magnolia
Pearls from prima
Magic mesh
MS border punch
Swirl from florish with a bling
Shabby shutters and vintage photo D.I
Distressed edges

My image is from Stamping Dragon and is called Jiggy with flowers. He's coloured with these promarkers: ginger, sunflower, tulip yellow, burgundy, crimson, poppy, forest green, pine, grass and ice grey 1.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge blog to see what my fabby teamies have created for this challenge!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp: Anything Goes
Crafts and me: Anything Goes
Ruby's Rainbow: Cute animals
Bunny Zoe's Crafts: Swirls and lace
Forever Friends: Anything Goes

For the forever friends challenge we also needed to use one card from when I started crafting, so here goes, this is one from 2010:

Stamp with fun: Lace and doily
Truly, madly, crafty: Animals
Sketch N' Stash: Sketch

onsdag 25. juli 2012

O for Open it up

It is wednesday again and it has already gone two weeks since our last challenge. We have a new and fabolous challenge for you over at ABC Christmas challenge, but before I tell you about that, I really want to thank every single one of you who played along with our "N for Not a card challenge." I sincerely enjoyed looking at all your creative and  beautiful projects. If you played along and are wondering who our winners are, you got to check our challenge blog!!


Before I tell you about the new challenge for these two next weeks I really wanna welcome a new teamie at ABC Christmas Challenge. It is the fabolous Annette. You got to go check out her blog if you haven't already. I just know she is going to inspire you. Lucky me gets to work with her here at ABC too. I am thrilled about this, and I know she is going to be inspiring for all of you too;)


Ok back to our challenge: 

This week we have a new challenge for you and it is an easy peasy one: 

It is O for open it up. 

Decorate the Front and inside of your card/creations and if your feeling extra creative you can do the back too!

This challenge is hosted by my lovely teamie Dorte. Please check her blog too and give her some love;)

Our fabby sponsors for this challenge is:


fabulous Prize


awesome yummi prize!

My project for this challenge looks like this:





My recipe: 
green and red bazill
DP from Maja design, imaginisisce
Lace from WOC
Cheesecloth
crystal stickles
fleur de lis squares diecuts
All edges distressed

My image is from Bugaboo and is called JJ Christmas present. She is coloured with these promarkers: ivory, blush, tan, dusky rose, burgundy, crimson, poppy, pine, forest green, grass, ginger, sunflower, blush and ice grey 1.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge blog to see what my awsome teamies have been up to;)

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Crazy amigo challenge: Free theme
Ladybug Crafts and friends: Christmas in july
Shopping our stash: Something new (digistamp, DP's)
Get hippity with Ippity: Christmas in july
Hooked on crafts: Christmas in july
Lollipop cards: Christmas in july
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
My Craft spot: Christmas in july
The Cutie Pie Challenge: Christmas in july

mandag 23. juli 2012

DT Incy Wincy: Let's party

It is monday again and time for another challenge over at Incy Wincy. I want to thank all of you who played along for our Dust it off challenge, and please check into our challenge blog to see if you are our  winner from last week. This week we have a new lovely challenge for you, and kinda easy too. It is simply: Let's party... So grab your partyhat and play along for next week's challenge. You are going to love our sponsor for this challenge too. 

It is the lovely


and here is my project for this week's challenge!!
I've been inspired by the lovely Vicky's  diaper fold tutorial over at Whiff of joy tutorials and inspiration. Please stop by lovely Vicky's blog and give her some credit for her awsome work;)

Here's my attempt at this lovely tutorial:




My recipe:
DP from Basic grey: Curio
Brown bazill
Pearls and flowers from prima
lace and ribbon from Kort & Godt
Sentiment from Whimsy stamsp
Edges distressed with vintage photo D.I

My image is from our lovely sponsor the Paper Shelter and is called Pop star outlines. She's coloured with these promarkers: ivory, blush, tan, dusky rose, black, chestnut, walnut, cocoa, almond,umber, warm grey 5,3, burgundy, crimson, poppy, ginger, sunflower, ice grey 1.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge blog and see what my talented teamies have made for this challenge!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Pile it on: Tag, you're it
Robyn's Fetish. Use Kraft on your card (kraft tag)
CMC Copic Challenge (or other alcohol markers): Anything Goes with a girly twist
Alphabet Challenge: L for Lace
The poodles Parlor: Use a digi stamp
Inspire me fridays: Anything Goes
Guylous Inimability challenge: Same old song and dance
Aud Sentiments: Tag it
Hanna & Friends: Celebrate
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge: Dies to die for
ATC + cards with attitude: Anything Goes
Fat pages and cards with attitude: Anything Goes

lørdag 21. juli 2012

Forest Friend fairy @ Totally Gorjuss

It is saturday again and time for another fabolous challenge over at Totally Gorjuss.  First of all I want to thank each and every one of you who played along with our Christmas in July challenge last week. We had loads of great entries, and if you played along and are wondering whether you were our lucky winner last week then you really should check our challenge blog.

This week we have a new and lovely challenge for you, and this time around our sponsor is the lovely  Heather's Hobbie Haven

and here is this week's theme:
Leaf it in!!

So please show us your interpretation of this theme. It can be a LO, it can be a leaf stamp or added leaves to your card or project. Anyway we want to see it!!

Here's my project for this week's challenge:


My recipe:
green and peach bazill
DP from Pion design: tulip bud
swirl from prima
Flowers from storyteller
Lace from Kort & Godt
tag a decoration pack (unknown)
Leaves from prima
Edges distressed and some coloured with tattered rose distress stain

My image is from Some Odd Girl and is called Forest Fairy. She is coloured with these promarkers: ivory, blush, tan, dusky rose, marsh green, moss, pear green, baby pink, pale pink, black, walnut, chestnut, cocoa, almond, grey green and cool grey 1.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge blog and check what my fab teamies have made to inspire you!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Some Odd Girl: Sketch
Cutie Pie Challenge: Glitter and bling
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Blogger's challenge: Diecuts
Alphabet Challenge: L for lace
Emergency Crafters: Circles
Fat pages and cards with attitude: Anything Goes
Inspire me fridays: Anything Goes
Patties Creations: Summertime
The Poodles Parlor: Use a digi stamp
Cute Card Thursday: Fairy Inspired
Paper Crafting Journey: Pearls & Swirls
Card and Scrap: Vinger
Southern Girls: Angels or fantasy theme

torsdag 19. juli 2012

DT Digi Doodle Shop Challenge: Anything Goes

It is thursday again and time for my second blogpost of the day. If you are looking for my Dutch Dare DT post, click here;) We have a new and lovely challenge for you at Digi Doodle Shop Challenge, but first I want to thank you all who played along for our last challenge. If you played along and are wondering if you are last week's winner you'll have to go check our challenge blog.

This time we have an easy peasy challenge going on for you at Digi Doodle Shop Challenge as it is anything goes. The winner will as usual get a $ 10 voucher from the Digi Doodle Shop Store to shop for!! So what are you waiting for?? Get started!!

My card for this challenge looks like this:



My recipe:
grey and black bazill
DP from Maja design
butterflies from stash
cheesecloth
leaf from stash
Flower unknown
sentiment from Whimsy stamps
All edges distressed. Black soot D.I

My image is from Digi Doodle Shop and is called The Soda Pop. You can find it here under ->shop by type/style->people->children/babies. It's coloured with these promarkers: warm grey 5,3,2,1, ice grey 1

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge blog and see what my talented teamies have made for this challenge!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Diva's by design: Anything goes
The Paper Shelter: Anything Goes
Card and Scrap: Vinger
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Simon Says stamp and show: Anything Goes
A Gem of challenge: Sketch
Fat pages and cards with attitude: Anything Goes

Recipe @ Dutch Dare Card

It is thursday again and not even my week to play over at Dutch Dare Card Challenge;) Still I just had to play along. You'll see why soon enough;) I want to thank all of you who played along with last week's tic tac toe challenge. I commented on lots of great entries too. If you are wondering if you are last week's winner you got to check our challenge blog;)

This week is a recipe challenge, so you will have to follow this recipe I'll list for you here and play along for our lovely challenge:

1- ribbon
2- images (can be an image and a text)
3- pattern papers
4-embellishments

and just wait until you hear who is our sponsor for this challenge:



and now you probably understand why I wanted to tag along for this challenge too;)

My card looks like this:



My recipe: 
brown and blue bazill
DP from authentique
Ribbon from Kort & Godt
Flowers from WOC and Storyteller
corner from TH
Charm and ribbon decor from Kutt ut
Sentiment from Whimsy stamps
Diecut: ticket die from Whimsy stamps
All edges distressed
Stormy sky D.I

My image is from our lovely sponsor: Saturated Canary and is called To the lake. She is coloured with these promarkers: ivory, blush, tan. dusky rose, black, walnut. chestnut, cocoa, almond, china blue, cornflower, blue pearl, burgundy, crimson, berry red, grey green and cool grey 1.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge blog to see what my fab teamies have done for this challenge!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Crafts and Me: Ribbon and a bow
Diva's by design: Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter Challenge: Anything Goes
Stampin'Royalty: Anything Goes
The Perfect Sentiment: Anything Goes
Can you digi it: A day at the beach
Cupcake Craftroom: Lots of layers
Freshly brewed challenge: Summertime
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Tammy's Scrapin Corner: Summertime
Opus Gluei: Summertime
Pile it on: Kick back and relax
The Paper Shelter: DT Call

onsdag 18. juli 2012

N for not a card midway reminder

It is wednesday again and we are half way in our N for Not a card at ABC Christmas Challenge. There is still time for you to make something for this one, like a tag, alter something, decorate a paper bag or even make a box. It is just your imagination that is stopping you. And yes, it does have to have something to do with Christmas;)

Our lovely sponsors are still:

Simon Says Stamp


Unfortunately I don't have a project for midway for this challenge, but check our challenge blog to see the fabolous midway projects from my teamies!!