Saturday, 30 December 2017

CHNC challenge 366


This is my card for my CHNC challenge 366 - please click on the link to find out what it's all about and I hope you'll be able to join in with your Christmas designs - anything goes as long as it's Christmas with the optional theme of using something beginning with S.


For my card I used part of a kit purchased long ago. My things beginning with S: swirls, sentiments, sparkle, scallops, spots ... 



This is also for:

12 months of Christmas link up 36: anything goes
Cardz 4 guyz 185: last minute Christmas
Fussy & fancy 202: Christmas
QKR stampede 276: anything goes Christmas
A gem of a challenge 209: anything Christmas goes
My time to craft 361: Christmas time
Creative inspirations 284: winter/Christmas
Eclectic Ellapu December: Christmas
Papercreators 64: Christmas/winter
Hobby horse 90: Christmas
613 avenue create 204: anything goes + option: Christmas/winter
Dare 2 B artzy December: spirit of the season
Pile it on 137: non-traditional holiday colours
The crafty addicts 43: anything goes/non-traditional Christmas colours
Imagine that creative playground December: Christmas/winter
Creatalicious 129: anything goes + option: monochrome Christmas
Sparkles 99: quickie Christmas/happy new year
The merry Christmas 49: anything goes Christmas
Crimbo crackers 148: anything goes Christmas
Winter wonderland: anything Christmas goes
2 crafty critter crazies 9
Animal friends 57: anything goes
Lil patch of crafty friends 72: anything goes
Lemon shortbread 57: anything goes
Through the craftroom door: anything goes
Tuesday throwdown 372: anything goes
Crafting by designs: anything goes
Crafty  creations 357: anything goes
Crafty gals corner 155: anything goes
Inspiration destination 140: anything goes
PDE linky 205: anything goes
Simon says Wednesday: anything goes
CRAFT 448: anything goes
Cute card Thursday 510: anything goes
Crafting with friends 57: anything goes
Morgan's ArtWorld 25: anything goes
Polka doodles 50: anything goes
That's crafty: anything goes
AnMaCreatief 75: anything goes
Crafts galore encore December: anything goes
Crafty girls creations 42: anything goes
Noor December: anything goes
Crafting with an attitude 34: anything goes
Create and inspire 69: anything goes
Not just cards: anything goes
Corrosive 12: anything goes
Word art Wednesday 314: anything goes
Kraftin Kimmie wonderful Wednesday: anything goes
DL.ART December linky

Saturday, 23 December 2017

CHNC challenge 365


This is my card for my CHNC challenge 365 - please click on the link to find out what it's all about and I hope you'll be able to join in with your Christmas designs - anything goes as long as it's Christmas with the optional theme of using the word Christmas.

For my card I used an offcut piece of embossed mirri card, which had been embossed using an Embossalicious star of wonder folder. The image is a digital one called snow family, a retired image from Beccy's Place.


Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Penny's challenge 360


This is my design card for Penny's challenge 360, where the theme is anything goes. Please click on the link to see the lovely designs by the rest of the team and we hope you will join in with your entries.

I used QKR Stampede's picking a tree image, kindly supplied by them as a sponsor of the challenge. I coloured with spectrum noir pens before mounting on to an offcut of red card, using other Christmas offcuts and a lovely glittered sentiment circle from stash.


Saturday, 16 December 2017

CHNC challenge 364


This is my card for my CHNC challenge 364 - please click on the link to find out what it's all about and I hope you'll be able to join in with your Christmas designs - anything goes as long as it's Christmas with the optional theme of glitter.

For my card I used an unknown piece of paper for the background with an upcycled glittered picture from an old card, mounted on to a piece of matt silver card, the addition of the silver padded star and the sentiment.


Friday, 15 December 2017

CCAYR December challenge: ANYTHING GOES as long as it's Holiday-related


This is my design card for Christmas cards all year round December challenge: ANYTHING GOES as long as it's Holiday-related. I'm in the Christmas Belles group so we are posting here today - please click on the link to see the lovely crafting of the rest of the Belles group. The Gingerbread gals posted at the beginning of December here - please have a look at their lovely designs and join in our challenge there.

This was a commissioned card, using a background paper from a Craftwork Cards Christmas past kit and various other elements from The Works, including the lovely wooden heart. I printed the sentiment on Centura pearl card and managed to sprinkle silver detail powder quickly to heat emboss. I then cut with a todo die, mounted on the doily, adding the little pearls.


CHNC challenge extra for December 2017 mid-month inspiration


It's time for some mid-month inspiration from some of the DT on my CHNC challenge extra blog - you can see the lovely designs here and please join in the challenge here.

I used a shaped card base and glittered die cuts from a kit that I bought a long time ago, plus a couple of glittered 3D snowflakes from The Works.



Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Penny's challenge 359


This is my design card for Penny's challenge 359, where the theme is anything goes. Please click on the link to see the lovely designs by the rest of the team and we hope you will join in with your entries.

I used Bugaboo Stamps snowflake penguin, kindly supplied by them as one of the sponsors of the challenge.I coloured the image digitally using Microsoft Paint before printing and mounting on to an offcut of back card, using a couple of other offcuts and greetings from my Christmas stash.




Saturday, 9 December 2017

CHNC challenge 363


This is my card for my CHNC challenge 363 - please click on the link to find out what it's all about and I hope you'll be able to join in with your Christmas designs - anything goes as long as it's Christmas with the optional theme of "a touch of sparkle".

For my card I used part of a kit that I bought ages ago with some sparkly 3D snowflakes from The Works - more sparkle on the tree that doesn't show up here.


Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Penny's challenge 358


This is my design card for Penny's challenge 358, where the theme is anything goes. Please click on the link to see the lovely designs by the rest of the team and we hope you will join in with your entries.

I used Little blue button strawberry cupcake colored image, kindly supplied by them as sponsor of the challenge. I digitally added the sentiment before printing, using sentiment background papers, gold strips and some padded fabric strawberries.



Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Let's craft and create challenge 132


This is my design card for Let's craft and create challenge 132: anything goes or option of anything Christmas, Please click on the link to see the lovely designs by the rest of the team and we hope you will join in our challenge.

I admit that this is one of the quite quick cards that I've made in the last few days, trying desperately to have enough ready to send out, as well as cope with orders that I've received for more. The paper etc is from a kit bought long ago.


Saturday, 2 December 2017

CHNC challenge 362


This is my card for my CHNC challenge 362 - please click on the link to find out what it's all about and I hope you'll be able to join in with your Christmas designs - anything goes as long as it's Christmas with the optional theme of 'quick and easy'.

For my card I used a piece of background card that I've had for ages and everything else is from a Christmas past collection by Craftwork cards, bought especially so that I can make some more quick and easy cards.



Friday, 1 December 2017

Love to craft 17 December challenge


This is my design card for Love to craft challenge 17 December anything goes - please click on the link to see the lovely crafting of the rest of the team and to enter our challenge.

This was a commissioned card, using an old Jolly Nation decoupaged gardening man, a decorated oval, an offcut of yellow gingham card on to a piece of JN gardening man paper, with the addition of lots of 3D little toppers and the sentiment pieces.




A bit more time to craft EXTRA December challenge


This is my design card for A bit more time to craft EXTRA December challenge: anything goes. Please click on the link to see the lovely designs of the rest of the team and we hope you will join in our challenge.

For my card I used one of Lozzy's Pastel Christmas papers - you can see Lozzy's lovely papers here - so many delightful papers - and you have the chance to win some by entering the challenge.

The main topper with the robins and holly was from an Anna Griffin kit from long ago and the 3D Christmas rose and the lovely glittery painted wooden Noel from The Works.


A bit more time to craft challenge 57


This is my design card for A bit more time to craft challenge 57: anything goes. Please click
on the link to see the lovely designs of the rest of the team and we hope you will join in our challenge.

For my card I used two of Lozzy's Christmas papers - you can see Lozzy's lovely papers here - and you have the chance to win some by entering the challenge. I added the embroidered grosgrain ribbon and various elements from The Works, including the lovely wooden glittery gold painted Noel greeting.


CHNC challenge extra for December 2017


This is my design card for my CHNC challenge extra for December 2017 - please click on the link to see the inspirational designs by my team and we hope you will join in our challenge.

Bugaboo Stamps always generously sponsor my CHNC challenge extra and provide images for the team to use and showcase. The image I've used is Peace love joy angel. This was backed with a piece of Craftwork Cards Christmas past paper on to a piece of Anna Griffin from a kit a few years ago.


Craftyhazelnut's patterned paper December 2017 challenge


This is my design card for my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper November 2017 challenge - please click on the link to see the inspirational designs by my team and we hope you will join in our challenge using some patterned paper.

I used papers from a Blue print design pad from The Works, cutting some pictures out from one piece and layering with foam pads to lift from the background paper, with the lovely dress form, heart and vases from a kit bought some time ago from Craftwork cards.. I then used a lovely little unknown stamp that I bought when I first started making cards (probably about the year 2000), inking with memento Paris dusk, stamping on two or three times on the tops of the vases.