Saturday 31 July 2021

Allsorts Challenge #635/6 - ATG option of Roses

 Hi Crafters,

Well the last day of July! Time seems to be passing by quicker and quicker lately.

It's a new 2 week challenge at Allsorts starting today. This time we have an ANYTHING GOES challenge with the option of ROSES.

Created using my Carnation Crafts Summer Daze Collection Downloads, Cheery Lynn Corner Die and Tattered Lace Sentiment Die. A simple but very effect card design I think.

Challenges I'd like to enter:

CD Sunday - #65 ATG

Cardz4Galz - #152 Dies and Punches

Aud Sentiments - #280 ATG + Sentiment

This beautiful stamp from Chocolate Baroque is one of the prizes

Floribunda Net

...and we have a new sponsor Ruth Hamilton Design offering a digi prize.

That's all from me today, hope you have a lovely weekend.



Tuesday 27 July 2021

Passion For Markers Challenge #602 - Make It Bloom

 Hi Crafters,

Another challenge is starting over on the Passion For Markers blog.

Our theme is MAKE IT BLOOM  so we want to see all your flowery makes, it doesn't have to be a card it can be any type of project so long as you follow the theme and use your Markers too.

Image - (Discontinued) Digi-Stamp Boutique - Louie Cupcake
Coloured with Promarkers
Sue Wilson Bountiful Blossoms Embossing Folder
Carnation Crafts Pretty Shabby Rectangle Dies
Cheery Lynn #4 Stacker Flower Die
Sentiment Stamp- Magazine Freebie

Challenges I'd like to enter:
My time To Craft - #462 No Patterned Papers
Alphabet Challenge - H is for Use HAPPY in your Sentiment
Colour Crazy Challenge - #29 ATG Colouring Challenge

Our sponsor for this week is
who are offering 2 digi images to the lucky winner.

Please pop over to the challenge blog for more inspiration from the rest of the Design Team here.

Bye for now,

Sunday 18 July 2021

Christmas Card Club Challenge #15 - Blue & Silver

 Hi Crafters,

It's time to share my Christmas Card Club make for this fortnight. Our theme is...


I decided to make a stepper card, I haven't made one of these for a while. I used my Presscut #6 Stepper Die for the card shape.


Presscut #6 Stepper Die

Precious Marieke Winter Fun Border Die

Julie Hickey Christmas Profile Die

Crafters Companion Winter Wreath and Snowflakes

Sue Wilson Embossing Folder

Glitter card

Challenges I'd like to enter:

Cardz 4 Galz - #151 Christmas in July

C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - #606 Christmas in July

Crafty Catz - #560 Christmas in July

CHNC Every Saturday - #551 ATG Christmas/Die Cuts/Punches

Sparkles Christmas Challenge - #126 Snowflakes - More than one

Creative Craft Cottage - #142 Christmas in July

Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday - Christmas in July

I hope you are enjoying some nice weather wherever you are. 



Saturday 17 July 2021

Allsorts Challenge #633/4 - Feminine/For A Lady

 Hi Crafters,

Well it's Brenda's turn to choose the theme this time at Allsorts and she has given us...


Lot's of choice with this theme and it's a 2 week challenge too so plenty of time to get your projects made and entered. Don't forget there's always a fabulous prize for the lucky winner that has followed the theme.

I have created a large shaker card, these are one of my favourite types of cards to make.

Glitter Card
Sue Wilson Dies - Regal Striplet, Stitched Squares & Happy Birthday Sentiment
Cherry Lynn Leaf Die
Carnation Crafts die cut Flowers and Vignettes

Challenges I'd like to enter:

Creative Knockouts - #410 Celebrations

Alphabet Challenge - H is for Use HAPPY in your Sentiment

There are two prizes again this week - Pearlywinks are offering a £15 voucher 

and 3 Craft Stencils (designs will vary) for our second winner.

Well that's all from me today, I'll be back again soon,



Tuesday 13 July 2021

Passion For Markers Challenge #600 - Dies/Punches

 Hi Crafters,

It was my turn to choose the theme at Passion For Markers this week and I would like you to use your


and create a project using your Markers of course.


Image - Bugaboo Stamps 'Bugbratboybugs

Coloured with Promarkers

Papers - Craft Creations 'Spring Feeling' 12 x 12 paper pad

Dies - Paper Discovery Card Builder Squares, Tonic Scalloped Ovals, Whimsy Shapeology Quick Strips, Dovecraft Nesting Stars.

Stamps - LOTV set 102 Block Sentiments,

Distress Inks around the edge of the image oval

Challenges I'd like to enter:

I Love Promarkers - #439 ATG opt. Get Well

Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge - #500 ATG

Colour Crazy Challenge - #27 ATG Colouring Challenge

Seize the Birthday - 218 Framed

Dream Valley Challenge - #251 All Occasions

Our sponsor this week is

Dies To Die For

who are offering the lucky winner a £15 Voucher!

The design team are eager to see what you create for our challenge this week and will be visiting your blogs soon...

So what are you waiting for?

Get those markers, dies and punches out and start creating!

Bye for now,



Saturday 10 July 2021

Allsorts Challenge #632 - Masculine

 Hi Crafters,

It's a Masculine challenge theme at Allsorts this week and here is my card.

An 8" x 8" card blank ( I don't often make this size card but I wanted to fit a lot in to the design).

Image - Hunkydory Little Book of Hobbies
Musical Background cut on my Silhouette Cameo
Guitar Die - Tonic Studios
'Happy' Die - Pink & Main

Challenges I'd like to enter:

Fab n Funky - #531 ATG
Creative Knockouts - #409 Something To Say (Sentiment)

Our prize this week of a £15 voucher is from

The Design Team are looking forward to visiting your blogs and seeing what masculine creations you come up with this week.

Enjoy your day,



Sunday 4 July 2021

Christmas Card Club Challenge #14 - ATG

 Hi Crafters,

A nice and easy Christmas Card Club theme this week of



Papers and Carnation Crafts Parcel Die - Magazine Freebie

Sentiment Die - Crafters Companion

Tonic Scalloped Oval Die

Cheery Lynn Corner Die

Challenges I'd like to enter:

C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - #604 ATG

Take a look at the other members creations by following their links in my sidebar.

Christmas will be upon us before we know it if the rest of the year goes as quickly as the first half so I'm glad I started my Christmas card making early.



Saturday 3 July 2021

Sun, Sea and Sand for Allsorts Challenge #631

 Hi Crafters,

It's lovely to see you here again and thank you for all the lovely comments recently too.

I am here today to share my DT card for the new challenge at Allsorts.

The theme this week was chosen by Lynn and she would like to see your projects depicting 



Images - CraftsUprint Decoupage Download set

Tonic Studio Scalloped Square Die

Sparkle Pens on the Sea horses

(it's a pity it doesn't show up in this picture because they really sparkle!)

Glitter Gems and Sequins

Challenges I'd like to enter:

Creative Knockouts - #408 ATG

CD Sunday - #63 ATG

My Time To Craft - #460 All Things Beachy

The prizes this week for our two lucky winners are

Chocolate Baroque Ammonite Stamp

3 Craft Stencils (designs will vary)

I'd love to see what you create on this theme and I look forward to visiting your blogs soon.