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Friday, 2 December 2016

With Love Lucy



It's that time again!! The Progressive Challenge is now live at Art By Miran!
Hopefully you all know the rules by now to get your free image, but if not here's a quick run through of them.
If you entered the challenge last month and have your photo in the correct photo album before it was added to the challenge closed photo, then you can email Vannessa for the new image for free at abmfacebookchallenge@gmail.com


If you didn't join in last month and would like to start this month, then you can purchase this month's gorgeous image using this link to the reduced price image: https://www.etsy.com/shop/artbymiran
 
I really hope you love this month's image, as much as we all have done and we look forward to seeing all your gorgeous creations using her.


RECIPE

I printed the image called With Love Lucy  in Craft Artist II and added the sweet BG then coloured with markers and pencils
DO embossing folder
Words die
Crafts Too die cuts x 2
Gems from stash

CHALLENGES
  1. Inspiration Destination - W, F - Anything Goes
  2. Colour Crazy Challenge - 2W,2E (must contain hand coloring) - Anything Goes
  3. Sunny Day Crafting - W - #22 Anything Goes 
  4. Creative Fingers -  2W , 3E, No totally digital projects - No.121 - (W1 of 2)
  5. Aud Sentiments Challenge 2W,E5  #169 Anything Goes + A Sentiment 
  6. Crafty Girls Creations 2W,3E Always Anything Goes

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Chinese New Year


Good morning! It's Jackie Cornfield here. It is my second DT Challenge post as a new team member for Cute As A Button!  There are so may fabulous images in the store you are literally spoilt for choice! And that my friends is why I jumped at the chance to join the team! We have a new Challenge  - HERE, do play along, we love to see your work. Do enjoy your day!

RECIPE

Fabulous image from Cute As A Button called Chinese New Year coloured with markers and pens
Dp's are K & Co
Spellbinder die
CC sentiment 

CHALLENGES
  1. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1) Anything Goes with Patterned Paper
  2. Inspiration Destination - W, F - Anything Goes
  3. Colour Crazy Challenge - 2W,2E (must contain hand coloring) - Anything Goes
  4. Sunny Day Crafting - W - #22 Anything Goes 
  5. Creative Fingers -  2W , 3E, No totally digital projects - No.121 - (W1 of 2)
  6. Aud Sentiments Challenge 2W,E5  #169 Anything Goes + A Sentiment 
  7. Crafting By Designs - W, F, 3E - Anything Goes
  8. Simon Says Stamp - W, 5E -  Anything Goes
  9. WordArt Wednesdays - W, 5E , scriptural word art freebie (Week 2 of 2) Anything Goes 
  10. Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes

Meowy Christmas


 Exciting times! we have a new challenge and freebie at The East Wind, you can receive a free digi every month when you sign up HERE. Our theme this time is Meowy Christmas, what will you share with us??

RECIPE

Image as stated above from The East Wind coloured with markers and pencils
Dp's are First Edition
Mistletoe die
Sentiment and Pearlen from stash

CHALLENGES
  1. Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge Extra (M, P1) - Always Anything Christmas Goes
  2. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1) Anything Goes with Patterned Paper
  3. Inspiration Destination - W, F - Anything Goes
  4. Colour Crazy Challenge - 2W,2E (must contain hand coloring) - Anything Goes
  5. Anything Goes link-up (M, P1) - November - Anything Goes
  6. Sunny Day Crafting - W - #22 Anything Goes 
  7. Creative Fingers -  2W , 3E, No totally digital projects - No.121 - (W1 of 2)
  8. Aud Sentiments Challenge 2W,E5  #169 Anything Goes + A Sentiment 
  9. Crafty Girls Creations 2W,3E Always Anything Goes

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Reindeer Friendship



Do come on ove4r and join in with the fun at Creatalicious this time, our theme is ATG with an option to use Traditional Christmas colours which as you can see is my choice. Please play along HERE

RECIPE

Image from one of our wonderful sponsors Art By Miran and I used Reindeer Friendship, coloured with markers and pencils, I printed onto a BG
Dps are Simply Creative
Flower, sentiment and leaves from stash

CHALLENGES 


  1. Colour Crazy Challenge - 2W,2E (must contain hand coloring) - Anything Goes
  2. Anything Goes link-up (M, P1) - November - Anything Goes
  3. Sunny Day Crafting - W - #22 Anything Goes 
  4. Anything Goes link-up (M, P1) - November - Anything Goes
  5. Christmas at Sweet Stampers
  6. Creative Fingers -  2W , 3E, No totally digital projects - No.121 - (W1 of 2)
  7. Polkadoodles - W, C10 – No.47 - Anything Goes
  8. 4 Crafty Chicks W #326 Winter Wonderland
  9. Aud Sentiments Challenge 2W,E5  #169 Anything Goes + A Sentiment 
  10. Crafty Girls Creations 2W,3E Always Anything Goes

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

A tale of two snowmen!



May I present Snowman - scarf  and Snowman - Santa two new images from Digistamps For Joy this week and they are super cute! I loved using both!

RECIPE

Images called  Snowman - scarf  and Snowman - Santa from  Digistamps For Joy  coloured with markers and pencils
Top card has a embossed CS hi lighted with Gilding Polish
TH poinsettia die
Craftwork bow
2nd card has Be Creative Dp's
Rub on sentiment 
Snowflakes and gems from stash

CHALLENGES
  1. Inspiration Destination - W, F - Anything Goes
  2. Anything Goes link-up (M, P1) - November - Anything Goes
  3. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1) Anything Goes with Patterned Paper
  4. Imagine That! Creative Playground  M  First Sat SIO  November - Christmas is Coming
  5. Christmas at Sweet Stampers
  6. Christmas Card Challenges - W, must be Christmas/Winter THEME IS OPTIONAL#49 Color Challenge

Monday, 28 November 2016

Selena Snow


Another of the fabulous new releases at Art ByMiran  called Selena Snow, So truly pretty!

RECIPE

Image called Selena Snow from  Art ByMiran  printed onto a red BG and colured with markers and pens
First Edition Dp's
Gold holo strips
Holly border punch
Pine leaves punch

CHALLENGES
  1. Inspiration Destination - W, F - Anything Goes
  2. Anything Goes link-up (M, P1) - November - Anything Goes
  3. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1) Anything Goes with Patterned Paper
  4. Christmas at Sweet Stampers
  5. Imagine That! Creative Playground  M  First Sat SIO  November - Christmas is Coming 
  6. Christmas Card Challenges - W, must be Christmas/Winter THEME IS OPTIONAL#49 Color Challenge
  7. Sunny Day Crafting -  Anything Goes 

Sunday, 27 November 2016

'Smell like First Snow of the Winter'


This is a stunning new release from The East Wind and she is called 'Smell like First Snow of the Winter', now we have not had that where I live yet and with a long commute I hope it stays like that!

RECIPE

Image from The East Wind called 'Smell like First Snow printed onto a blue BG and coloured with pencils and markers
Bobbin shaped card
Pebbles Dp
Charms and snowflake from stash
Craftwork paper bow
Spellbinder oval frame die

CHALLENGES

  1. Allsorts  Anything Christmas
  2. Christmas at Sweet Stampers
  3. Scrap From Your Heart Christmas
  4. Challenge Up Your Life  Snowflakes
  5. Sunny Day Crafting -  Anything Goes 
  6. Inspiration Destination - W, F - Anything Goes
  7. Anything Goes link-up (M, P1) - November - Anything Goes
  8. Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge Extra (M, P1) - Always Anything Christmas Goes
  9. Let's Color Saturday Linky Party 
  10. Sweet Stampin W, 2E  Got The Blues 
  11. Brown Sugar –  Anything Goes
  12. Winter Wonderland – Poinsettias or Snow is Falling

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Elfie Elizabeth


Another wonderful  image from  Art by Miran and I could not resist creating with her!!

RECIPE

Image from  Art by Miran called Elfie Elizabeth
 printed onto a BG and then coloured with markers and pencils
Dp's are First Edition
Poinsettia die
Sentiment and gems from stash

CHALLENGES
  1. Christmas at Sweet Stampers
  2. Imagine That! Creative Playground  M  First
  3. Classic Design Team Open Challenge (M, P1, E3, Must be a DT creation) Always Anything Goes 
  4. Scrap From Your Heart (M, P1, 5E, C10) #3 - Christmas
  5. Christmas Card Challenges - W, #49 Color Challenge
  6. Challenge Up Your Life  Snowflakes
  7. Sunny Day Crafting -  Anything Goes 
  8. Imagine That! Creative Playground  M  First

Friday, 25 November 2016

Exotic flowers



Black Friday?? I think not on my blog. This is so colourful and happy, I just love it. And if you adore colouring this is perfect for you.

RECIPE

Image by Julia Spiri  called Exotic flowers, coloured with markers and pencils
K & Co Dp
Gems and banner from stash

CHALLENGES
  1. Inspiration Destination - W, F - Anything Goes
  2. Anything Goes link-up (M, P1) - November - Anything Goes
  3. Sunny Day Crafting - W - #22 Anything Goes 
  4. Anything Goes link-up (M, P1) - November - Anything Goes
  5. Classic Design Team Open Challenge (M, P1, E3, Must be a DT creation) Always Anything Goes 
  6. Crafty Friends Challenge 2W, 3E, #45 Use Flowers
  7. Scrappers Delights  M, First Saturday of the M  November -  Anything Goes 
  8. Sweet Stampin W, 2E  Happy Birthday
  9. The Pencil Case 2W, E2  #33 Anything Goes 

        Polar Hug



          Iam soooooooooooo happy to tell you that I am now a member of the DT at Cute As a Button , I jumped at the chance to join as the images are so fabulous to create with! Oh my, you will be spoilt for choice with all the amazing new releases from Cute As a Button, so festive and just that little bit different so as to make them more interesting!

        RECIPE

        Image from Cute As a Button called Polar hug coloured with markers and pencils then cut out with a First Edition die
        Various die cuts in white
        Red Liquid Pearls

        CHALLENGES
        1. Anything Goes link-up (M, P1) - November - Anything Goes
        2. Ching-chou Kuik Digital Stamps (M, P1, E3, SIO) November - Christmas
        3. Classic Design Team Open Challenge (M, P1, E3, Must be a DT creation) Always Anything Goes 
        4. Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge Extra (M, P1) - Always Anything Christmas Goes
        5. Christmas at Sweet Stampers
        6. Winter Wonderland - 2W, 3E, must be Christmas – Poinsettias or Snow is Falling 
        7. 613 Avenue Create - M (1st Sunday), 8E, Any Craft Accepted
        8. Crafting with Dragonflies 2W,1E, No rude/sexy or Halloween/witch, Cards only  #70 White on White (W2 of 2)
        9. Crafty Friends Challenge 2W, 3E, #45 Use Flowers
        10. Inspiration Destination - W, F - Anything Goes
        11. Let's Color Saturday Linky Party  M(1st Sat) E and C unlimited  (Must include hand colored image) November -  Winter Foliage

            Wednesday, 23 November 2016

            Snowman - waistcoat


            Over at Creative Moments they are having a new challenge, everyones favourite ATG!! Yay! I used a recent release from DigistampsFor Joy called Snowman - waistcoat as they are kindly sponsoring this challenge for my GD spot!

            RECIPE

            Image called Snowman - waistcoat from DigistampsFor Joy printed onto a BG and coloured with pencils and markers
            I used Gilding polish on the snowflake embossed card and the snowglobe card
            Craft Stash poinsettia die
            Christmas sentiment
            Gem from stash

            CHALLENGES
            1. Christmas at Sweet Stampers
            2. Imagine That! Creative Playground  M  First Sat SIO  November - Christmas is Coming
            3. Crafts Galore Encore (M, P1, E3) November - Anything Goes
            4. Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge Extra (M, P1) - Always Anything Christmas Goes
            5. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1) Anything Goes with Patterned Paper
            6. Inspiration Destination - W, F - Anything Goes
            7. Anything Goes link-up (M, P1) - November - Anything Goes
            8. DL.Art Linky Challenge (M, P1, F, enter once per day, winners 2nd Saturday) Always Anything Goes
            9. Scrap From Your Heart (M, P1, 5E, C10) #3 - Christmas

            Tuesday, 22 November 2016

            Aurora 'Flower Garden'


            May I share with you the utterly gorgeous Aurora 'Flower Garden'  what a stunner

            RECIPE

            Image called Aurora 'Flower Garden' from TheEast Wind  coloured with markers and pencils
            Kanban Dp
            Inticutz die cuts
            Pearls and sentiment from stash

            CHALLENGES
            1. Brown Sugar – W, E2 - No. 225 - Anything Goes
            2. Anything Goes link-up (M, P1) - November - Anything Goes
            3. Aud Sentiments Challenge 2W,E5  #168 Anything Goes + A Sentiment 
            4. Inspiration Destination - W, F - Anything Goes
            5. Polkadoodles - W, C10 – No.46 - Anything Goes
            6. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper (M, P1) Anything Goes with Patterned Paper
            7. Sunny Day Crafting - W - #22 Anything Goes