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Monday, 27 November 2017

#201 Animal Magic

Kim is hosting our challenge today, and the theme is Animal Magic.

If you are in the UK are you singing the theme song and picturing Johnny Morris??? LOL 


We would love to see your creations based on an animal theme. Please make sure that your project has an animal large enough for us to see, we are excluding insects in this one, so no bugs, butterflies, bees etc. will count as animals. Your project may still have them, but not as the animal, so you will need to add something other than an insect to meet the challenge theme.

As usual anything you care to enter is fine, a card, scrap layout, mixed media piece, some home decor, as long as it's matches our Animal theme.

Please remember our 15 total challenge rule!

Some inspiration from our fabulous DT

Kim

I chose to stamp a dazzle (yes, that is what you call a group of zebras according to Google!!) of zebras for my Animal themed card.

Josephine

A variety of inks; Distress, Memento and Versafine, masks and stamps from various manufacturers and a wintry landscape is the result.

Judy

I used an old rubber stamp from my collection of a Moose by a company called Earth Art. I used Copics, Pitt pens and a gelli pen to colour my image then added a few gems, glitter and sentiment to complete the card.

Mary


I have used a Bugaboo digi called winter penguin trio and coloured it using Promarkers, adding Liquid Pearls to the falling snow.

Glenda

I created this card to show the magic sight of a mother and her young on a peaceful lake. The swan and the lower foliage were ink stamped and the sky and water is hand sponged..

Angela

Oxide inks and Tim Holtz stamps and dies created the kitties. Stickles glue and coloured gems completed the card. Happy crafting, Angela xXx

Marlene

I have used a Stampendous Stamp and an X-Cut Die for the Trees  lots of White Glitter and a LOTV Sentiment

Maike

I have used these cute mice from a rather new Gerda Steiner Designs set. I love their content little faces. For the background scene I created some hills with Distress Inks and added a wooden house free hand using Copics.

Margaret

My card was made with layers of paper, lace, tulle and string. The little reindeer is a chippie from 2Crafty Chipboard and to this I have added a bauble sentiment from Scrapmatts and a cluster which includes a handmade poinsettia, a tiny pine cone and some die cut branches.

Have a lovely day!! xx

Agnieszka chanya13

Hello, today I want to show you a winter scenery card with lots of layers and snow. I added lots of trees and lovely deer and doe. Sentence: warm family Christmas. Hugs.

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#200 Anything But a Card, Winner and Top 5

Angela hosted our 'Anything But A Card' challenge and her Winner and Top 5 are:-



33 Barbara Bruder

and her top 5 are



11 Marjeta


14 Tanvi

26 KalySto

36 Plony


44 Adrijana Knez

Congratulations to you all. Don't forget to collect your badges from the sidebar, and we look forward to seeing you back here at 12 Noon for our new challenge.

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Monday, 13 November 2017

#200 Anything But a Card

Angela is hosting our challenge today, and the theme is Anything But a Card.

As usual anything you care to enter is fine, scrap layout, mixed media piece, some home decor, but NOT a card.

Please remember our 15 total challenge rule!

Some inspiration from our fabulous DT

Angela




Hi all. For this project I've made a Star Book. Started with a Masterboard, no surprise there! A variety of different stamps and Tim Holtz dies then completed the front covers with some brass embellishments. You are going to love the designs my team mates have come up with and I look forward to visiting you all to see what you've made too.

Happy creating, Angela xXx

Josephine

Crafty gift personalisation! A friend really wants one of these cream jugs for her kitchen, and Amazon obliged. But it looks quite plain, so I added some tissue paper and stuck to that, some hand-made paper flowers. Nothing permanent - it'll just lift out so she can put real flowers in it when she gets it home.

Jackie

My project is a decorated gift box. It is hexagonal in shape, and I bought the plain box from The Works for a couple of pounds. I painted and stencilled the outside and decorated the top with paper flowers and a nice big bow!

Judy



My project is a Christmas Tealight Holder although I think I may use it as a hostess gift at Christmas filled with candies. I used an old pattern I had for the Tealight holder but modernized the process by using cutting dies to make the box windows. The images are by Bugaboo Digital Stamps.

Glenda

A simple creation using a fold out blank white box which I covered with Christmas paper and decorated with a die cut border and left over Christmas decorations.

Mary

I have made a gift box using Tattered Lace's handbag die and decorated it using the lavish poinsettia die and the Charisma ivy die and CD ROM also from Tattered Lace.

Margaret

Hello everyone. For this Challenge I chose to create an Art Journal page. I applied texture paste through a stencil and then used Lindy's Stamp Gang Magicals for the colour. Added some stamping, a doily and a strip of lace along with a chipboard frame, a re-coloured flower and some prills. The quote was one I found on the net and simply printed out. Haven't the rest of the team come up with some fabulous creations! Looking forward to seeing yours. Have a fabulous day!

Maike


Agnieszka chanya13







Today I made flowers from white foam. I coloured them with oil pastels. I added texture to the leaves with a mould.

Kimx

I chose to make some picture frames as presents, and to show off the littlest Grandchildren of course.

Marlene

I chose to make a gift bag with my We R Memory Keepers Punch Board

and a Dis Digi Designs Candibean Stamp and a Spellbinders Die

June

Something completely different and another hobby of mine. I made this cake for a friend's granddaughter's first birthday/christening day. It is covered in a very pale lemon sugar paste and, apart from the ribbon, was all edible

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#199 Thankful, Winner and Top 5

Maike hosted our Thankful challenge and her Winner and Top 5 are:-




and her top 5 are



Congratulations to you all. Don't forget to collect your badges from the sidebar, and we look forward to seeing you back here at 12 Noon for our new challenge.

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Monday, 30 October 2017

#199 Thankful

Maike is hosting our challenge today, and the theme is Thankful. This could be a thank you card, or your might want to show us a scrap layout with your child/grandchild. Just anything you are grateful for really.

As usual anything you care to enter is fine, a card, scrap layout, mixed media piece, some home decor, as long as it's Thankful themed.

Please remember our 15 total challenge rule!

Some inspiration from our fabulous DT
 
Josephine

I used a Gelli Plate and acrylic paint with stencils to create the background. The flower and 'Thanks' were die cut, and colour added using Pan Pastels.

Mary

I used a Holly Hobbie stamp called a bouquet of happiness and coloured it using Promarkers. The dies used were from Tattered Lace's velvet lace mini ruffle square set.

Judy

To make my Many Thanks card I used alcohol inks in autumn colours along with a set of unmounted rubber stamps that the maker of the stamps escapes me at this moment. The sentiment is an old Stampin Up stamp. I added ribbons and gems to complete the card.

Angela

For this card I applied distress oxide inks direct to the card blank and then stamped onto it. Added the sentiment and Tim Holtz die cut flowers. Finished this with matching coloured pearls. Happy crafting, Angela xXx

Jackie

My stepper card was made using elements from a kit I had in my stash, origin unknown, I am afraid! The backing paper was part of a World of Paper set that accompanied a Pollyanna Pickering DVD.

Glenda

I used a MHK digital stamp depicting the friendship of a cat with a cow. I used this specific image for a card to be send to a dear person who lives on a ranch and often shares her harvest with others.

Margaret

Hello everyone! My card is a rather masculine one. Lots of layers with Kaisercraft and Prima papers. As well as the tags, I have added a piece of 2Crafty Chipboard (coloured with VersaColor Stamp Pads), a metal clip, a Spellbinders die cut, two handmade clock flairs and some knotted twine.

Looking forward to seeing all your entries!! Have a lovely day!

Agnieszka chanya13

Today I have a card with green and blue combo with lots of flowers and little angel.

Marlene

I have made this card with Wild Rose Studio Papers and a Cheery Lynn Banner Die. The Image is of Poppies coloured with Promarkers

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