TTCRD anything goes challenge – 21st September 2021

The sponsor for this challenge is Ike’s Art. Each week we invite you to join us at the Through the craft room door blog, the theme is always anything goes!

I created my card using the following:

Ike’s Art heart postbox digital image

A4 pink and white polka dot 300gsm card

Chameleon pens (RD4, NU1, PK3, PK2, PK4, VO2, PL5, RD2)

Distress oxide inks – Victorian Velvet and Picked Raspberry

Studio light ticket stamp and die set

Tattered lace starburst ovals

Leaf die

Fuchsia pink paper

Sparkly cream 240gsm card from pink frog

Gems

Paper trimmer

Anita tacky glue

The image I chose to use was this lovely postbox. With the hearts on it, it screamed anniversary to me and love, hence why I coloured it in red and pink Chameleon pens.

I recently picked up the ticket cutting die and decided that I wanted to team these up with the postbox image. I die cut 3 of these, created a background with some Victorian Velvet distress oxide ink then stamped with picked raspberry using some of the stamps from that set and others from another set. I mean it’s great to mix and match your stash isn’t it!

I cut out the starburst ovals but also kept the centre and used a pick up technique, with the distress oxide picked raspberry ink, to colour this mat. Next cutting out a few of the leaves too.

As always it’s lovely to see that you’ve stopped by to leave a comment. Thank you.

CRAFT challenge – #611

The sponsor for this challenge is Doctor Digi and the theme is Baby/family. Each week we invite you to join us at Trimmies Craft Challenge going with the theme.

Coloured with Chameleon pens, t ty his image made me think of all of the people that have been out nurturing their gardens while lockdown has been going on.

As always it’s lovely to see that you’ve stopped by to leave a comment. Thank you.

TTCRD anything goes challenge – 7th September 2021

The sponsor for this challenge is The Paper Shelter. Each week we invite you to join us at the Through the craft room door blog, the theme is always anything goes!

I’m using an image called Autumn Breeze. The windswept girl comes with a backing paper and I’ve chosen to reduce the size of her so that I could add a sentiment to the blank space. I have also inked around the outside of the image with some distress oxide inks and over stamped with some text in a pale colour to add a little more age and texture.

As always it’s lovely to see that you’ve stopped by to leave a comment. Thank you.

CRAFT challenge – #610

The sponsor for this challenge is Morgan’s Art World and the theme is Christmas. Each week we invite you to join us at Trimmies Craft Challenge going with the theme.

I’ve used the circular wreath for this card. Coloured with Chameleon pens and mounted on foam tape and snowflakes added into the gap to make a shaker.

As always it’s lovely to see that you’ve stopped by to leave a comment. Thank you.

CRAFT challenge – #609

The sponsor for this challenge is Sweet n sassy. Each week we invite you to join us at Trimmies Craft Challenge.

With everything that has been going on in the last 18 months I think that our children need a card like this to tell them we love them and that they are unique and that they will come through this.

I’ve coloured this sweet little Sweet n Sassy digital image with chameleon pens, mounted it onto a note page created from an embossing folder and inked with Cracked Pistachio Distress Oxide. Onto that I have stamped “Be Unique” which is a Woodware clear stamp

As always it’s lovely to see that you’ve stopped by to leave a comment. Thank you.

CRAFT challenge #605

Welcome to this weeks challenge at Trimmies Craft Challenge the sponsor for this challenge is QKR Stampede.

This cute fella has been coloured with pencil crayons and a graphite pencil. I drew a doodle border around him to give some separation from the background stamp. The background stamp was stamped in versafine Clair ink. A couple of words were then highlighted by adding some distress ink onto them in red as well as the stars being coloured yellow. To finish off I mounted this onto black and red, then added it to a base card.

I’m looking forward to seeing your entries, so let’s see what you can do!

TTCRD anything goes challenge – 29th June 2021

The sponsor for this challenge is Sheepski Designs. Each week we invite you to join us at the Through the craft room door blog, the theme is always anything goes!

tulip vase

 

I coloured in the tulips with colouring pencils and added a little hint of distress ink around the edge of the topper that I cut along with the mat from torn edge squares. The mat I created from a brusho background on watercolour paper which I had created in the past on one of my making days. You crafters will know what I mean, we all have those days where we make far too many backgrounds and then did them out every so often when we rediscover them!

I hope to see your creations. Thank you for stopping by!

TTCRD anything goes challenge – 15th June 2021

The sponsor for this challenge is Oddball Art Co. Each week we invite you to join us at the Through the craft room door blog, the theme is always anything goes!

I made this backing paper using one of the flowers from the Oddball Art whimsical flower collection which has so many flowers in it. When there are large collections it’s sometimes hard to choose, but there are so many ways to use the images. I decided that just replicating and rotating one digital image and using distress inks to make a backing paper would be a different idea and went with that.

I hope to see your creations. Thank you for stopping by!

CRAFT challenge #601

Welcome to this weeks challenge at Trimmies Craft Challenge is for an easel card and our sponsor this week is ADU.

I chose this cute image and used coloured pencils to colour it. I then decided to frame the image with a CCW die which I’ve not used yet. It’s a really lovely sized die which frames the image well and is shown off well with the deep red card complimenting the red in the flowers.

I’m looking forward to seeing your entries, so let’s see what you can do!

CRAFT challenge blog hop – 13th May 2021

Good Morning All and a Very Happy 12th Birthday to us all here at CRAFT Challenge!!

This year we are 12 years old already and still going strong. Only one team member has been present from the start, Jo. Jo says: I have seen a lot of team members come and go over these 12 years, but all have been fabulous and very talented. I feel honoured to be working with such talented and lovely people. Even though my time is limited these days, I still love being part of this team.

If you feel you would like to join our fabulous team, then just have a look at our DT Call page, which will inform you of any openings on the team. Or simply get in touch with us and let us know.

And now it’s time for our birthday celebrations. This week our challenge is

Birthday! (What else could it be?) Anything that fits in with this subject, qualifies for entering this challenge.

There is a maximum of 1 entry per person for this challenge and as always it needs to be recent (new) work (so created and posted after this challenge has started). Although we love to see your work, it would put those contestants that put more than 1 entry in at an unfair advantage. The same limitation exists for the prizes to be won on the blogs of our DT members.

Please also turn word verification off as this makes leaving a comment on your lovely creations much easier. We will not leave a comment if you have word verification switched on.

Here is an alphabetical list of the fabulous sponsors for our Blog Hop, all loyal supporters of our challenge blog:

The rules this year are very simple:

1. Make a project for this challenge and we will put your entry in the random draw for the prize from Sweet n Sassy.

2. Visit the blogs of our DT and enter their Linky or their comments if no Linky is in place to be put in the random draw for the prize on their blog.

3. As always, we will choose the Top 3 as we do every week and this week each Top 3 will win a prize too.

     You should have come here from Brenda’s Blog and  your next stop is  Marlene’s Blog  

The prize on this blog is $12 voucher from

Bugaboo stamps

Here is my card, using ‘ Gus Birthday Rocking Chair’

Please enter a link to your card in the comments below to be in with a chance to win this prize.