Friday, December 08, 2017

Tags, Labels and Toppers - Step Away From the Cards no 2

Thank you so much for sharing your cards  with us last week,
It was such a beautiful photo to use as inspiration, wasn't it?

This week, it's time to take another "Step Away from the Cards" and share
 some of your other creations with us.

The time the "Step Away From the Cards" challenge is:

Tags, Labels and Toppers

We'd just love to see the tags etc that you'll be adding to your gifts to show who they are for and from!  it doesn't have to be Christmas-themed, we give gifts for lots of reasons and they all netter with a vit of extra decoration!


 When you're done, please come back and let us know where we can see your creations, Here are some of ours to get you in the mood

Miri 

Kathy    


Joanne   
Dawn      


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Friday, December 01, 2017

December Elemental Inspiration

Hello Crafty Friends

We just loved seeing all your beautiful Trees for last week's challenge.  Thank you so much for sharing!
It's the 1st of December today, so time for our Elemental Inspiration Picture challenge for this month - and who knows. maybe you'll be choosing the lovely tree in this picture as one of your elements!
All you need to do to join in is to choose at least 3 elements from this picture to use on your card.

There are lots of lovely possibilities, such as the tree, hearts, stars, the textures and patterns of the blanket, floor and bricks, Nordic style elements.... and we're sure you'll spot even more than those

We're looking forward to seeing what you share with us this time, but to get you started, here's what the team have been making this week:

Kathy    
 

Dawn      


Joanne

Svenja

Shabneez





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Friday, November 24, 2017

Trim the Tree

Hello!
We loved seeing your bags and boxes for last week's challenge - what a treat they were - even before they were filled with other treats...

This week its back to cards and a challenge called
Trim the Tree
You don't just need to think 'Christmas Trees' for this, we'd love to see all sorts of trees.  
Could be just one or two or perhaps a whole forest of them!

Here's what the design team have made this week
 





 Kathy  
 

Svenja







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Friday, November 17, 2017

Gift Bag or Box - Step Away From the Cards no 1

Thank you so much for sharing your cards  with us last week,it was lovely to see all those scarves, hats and warm woollen mittens!

It's time to have a bit of  Crafting Fun for the end of the year.
Most of us make things other than cards, so we thought it would make a change to sprinkle a few other crafting projects in among the cards
 So for the next few weeks, that's what we'll be doing, and we really hope you'll take a "Step Away from the Cards" and share
 some of your other creations with us.

Our first "Step Away From the Cards" challenge is:

Gift Bag or Box

We'd just like you to make or decorate a box or gift bag - it doesn't even have to be Christmas-themed, then share your creations with us via the InLinkz gadget as usual. 

Dawn


Miri
Shabneez



Kathy


Svenja
 

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Warm Woolen Mittens

 Hello Crafters

Thank you so much for joining in with last week's Challenge, we hope you enjoyed using that lovely cosy picture in your crafting.

It's fair to say that Christmas is on its way, and we thought we'd do the same as last year and have a bit of seasonal fun with our crafting.  So for the next few weeks we'll be mixing it up a bit on here - sometimes there will be card challenges, but sometimes we';; be asking you to join us in making other things too!  We call this series of challenges "Step Away from the Cards". This week though, we're sticking with card making and out challenge is

Warm Woollen Mittens

We'd like you to make a card featuring some Winter Clothing - it doesn't have to be mittens, it could be Boots, Gloves, Scarves etc.  And if you are in the Southern Hemisphere and just stepping into Summer, maybe you'll be thinking more along the lines of swimsuits as we draw closer to Christmas!

Here's what the team have come up with this week

Dawn
Enfys





Nat

Kathy    
 

Miri


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Friday, November 03, 2017

November's Elemental Inspiration Challenge

Hello there Crafters!
Thank You to those who joined in with us last week - it was a delight to see your beautiful DiY "Blended Backgrounds".  We hope you enjoyed making them as much as we enjoyed seeing them.

As usual our first challenge of the month is our Elemental Inspiration Challenge.  For November we're kicking off our Countdown to Christmas with a wonderfully festive image

Just pick at least 3 elements from the picture to use when making your card 
 



suggestions;colours, crackers, cakes, berries, candles, ribbons and bows, flowers and foliage, clocks.......

Here is what the team made this week


Kathy   







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Friday, October 27, 2017

Blended backgrounds

Thank you for sharing your fun takes on last week's dare!

This week, I'm challenging you to get inky with some 
DIY blended backgrounds.

The recent Distress Oxide releases have made it much more appealing for me to create blended backgrounds of my own rather than just use patterned paper. There are so many pretty colours that work together and so many possibilities for projects. I've finally started using my Distress Inks for more than just stamping.

If you have inks, paints, pastels, crayons in your stash then it's time to get them out and get creative! Sky-inspired backgrounds are always a winner, but the possibilities don't end there.

I look forward to seeing your take on this challenge!

To get you started, here's what the design team came up with this week:



Nat


Enfys

Dawn 


Kathy



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