Crafty Friends Challenge 60

This fortnight challenge is Friendship

For this challenge I decided to make a book card.


Both digis are from our sponsor Sheep Ski Designs. The sentiment I made myself.

This challenge is sponsored by: Sheep Ski Designs

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/SheepSkiDesigns

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I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Creatalicious - DT call & Challenge #117 ANYTHING GOES 
-  Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys Challenge 333
- Little Miss Muffet -  Challenge #165 - Anything goes
- Crafty Animals - Challenge #3 - Anything Goes
- Incy Wincy Designs - ANYTHING GOES

Crafty Friends Challenge 58

This fortnight challenge is Use Summer Colors on your creation 

Use at least 2 of the colors from the photograph.

For my card I used an explosion background as I found this was a great way to use the Summer Colors.


The cute digi is from Bugaboo stamps, the die is from Joy!Crafts.

This challenge is sponsored by: Bugaboo stamps

http://www.bugaboostamps.com/

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I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Crafty Animals - Challenge #2 - Anything Goes
- Creatalicious challenges - Challenge #115
- Crafty Gals Corner - Challenge #123 ~ Add Flowers
- A Gem of a challenge - Challenge # 194 "Spring Fever"
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Challenge 329

Shaker card

For my mother's birthday I made a card with a hidden shaker.


The images and sentiments are by From the Heart Stamps. The die I used for the frame is from Yvonne Creations.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Catch the bug - Shake, Rattle, & Roll 
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Challenge 329
- Simon Says Wednesday - A bit of sparkle (paper, pearls and sequins)
- Little Miss Muffet - Challenge #163 - Anything goes
- Through the Purple Haze - #125 Anything Goes

Beccy's Place May

For a friend I made this Friendship card. They are suffering a drought, so I thought this sentiment was fitting.


The image and sentiment are from Beccy's Place

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - May Challenge
- Catch the bug - Anything goes
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys Challenge 328
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends -  CHALLENGE #57
- Simon Says Monday - It's a Frame Up

FtHS blog hop May

For the contest linked to the May blog hop of From the Heart Stamps I made this card.


I case-d the card from Kelly but then again in the shape of Lyn's card.
The image and sentiment are from FtHS the border is made with a punch from Martha Stewart.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- FtHS - May blog hop contest
- Catch the bug - Anything goes
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys Challenge 327
- Crafty Gals Corner - Challenge #121 ~ CAS (Clean and Simple)
- Incy Wincy Designs - 1st til 13th May - CLEAN and SIMPLE 
- Crafty Animals - Challenge #2 - Anything Goes

Bird

This time I finished my stitched card not only with a cute digi from Beccy's Place, but als with one of my latest dies from Joy!Crafts.


I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Catch the Bug - Bugaboo-Photo Challenge!
- Beccy's Place - April Challenge
- Simon says Wednesday - Anything goes
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #56
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys Challenge 326

Crafty Friends Challenge 56

This fortnight challenge is Anything goes

Today a shaped card, a small gift for a new born boy. The idea is from the Stempeleinmaleins blog.


The image is from Crafty Sentiments Designs, the sentiment is a stamp from Stampinback.

This challenge is sponsored by: Crafty Sentiments Designs


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I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- If you give a crafter a cookie... - Cookie Challenge #67
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys Challenge 325
- A gem of a challenge - Challenge #192 "Ribbon and OR Lace"
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #56
- Polkadoodles - Week 16 - Anything Goes 
- Colour Crazy - Week 16 
- Jo's Scrap Shack - FFC #185 Anything Goes

LOTV April


It has been a while, but I have finally been stitching again. I finished this card with an image from Lili of the Valley, some pearls and some stickers. The die I used for the shape is from Joy!Crafts.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Ideas to Inspire - April Challenge - Feature a Female
- Catch the bug - Theme Challenge - Raining Cats & Dogs (a little cat)
- Simon Says Wednesday - Happy Birthday
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #55
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys Challenge 323

FtHS March

This card I made with the stamp of the month image from From the Heart Stamps.


I used silver and gold papers for luck next to the horseshoe and clover, so it has to be a lucky card. The sentiment is slightly adjusted but I think it fits very well.

I would like to enter this box into the following challenges:
- From the Heart Stamps - Stamp of the month challenge
- Simon Says Wednesday - Anything goes
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys Challenge 322 
- Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes Challenge No. 125
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #54
 

Crafty Friends Challenge 54

This fortnight challenge is B is for ...

For this challenge I made a magical card. The idea I got from the Stempeleinmaleins blog.

On the left you see the card as it comes out of the envelope, then when you pull on the tag a colored image will appear and when it is opened completely you will end up with the card bottom right.

The image is from Sami Stamps, the sentiment I made myself and the stitching pattern is from Ann's PaperArt. The rectangular die is from Nellie Snellen, the punch I used for the label is a tag punch from EK Success.

This challenge is sponsored by: Sami Stamps


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I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys Challenge 321
- Simon Says Wednesday - Use more than one die or punch
- The Cutie Pie - Challenge No #109: DIES & DIGI'S
- Polkadoodles Paper Crafting - Week 12 - Anything Goes
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #54
- Give a Crafter a Cookie - Cookie Challenge #65

March theme

A spring card for the March themed challenge with lots of butterflies.



The butterfly die is from memory box, the other border die is from Joy!Crafts and the image is from Bugaboo stamps.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Catch the bug - Time for March Theme Challenge!
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #53
- Come and Get it - Things with Wings
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Challenge 320 
- Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes Challenge No. 124

FtHS #164

After a very busy week I did want to make a card today and just managed that. The inspiration for the card came from the gorgeous sketch from From the Heart Stamps.

The oval die is from Marianne Design, the flowers I made with several punches and the cute bunny is from From the Heart Stamps.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- FtHS - I {heart} Sketches with a tWist #164
- Catch the bug - March Anything Goes Challenge! 
- A Gem of a Challenge - Challenge # 189 Use 3 B's (blooms, bunny, brown)
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Challenge 318 
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #53

Crafty Friends Challenge 52

This fortnight challenge is All that Glitters


For the card I used Stella Sketch # 504 and a beautiful image from My Besties. The circle die is from Leane Creatief and the border die in the background is from Creative Expressions.
The glitter is in the red paper and of course in the sentiment.

This challenge is sponsored by: Sherri Baldy, My Besties

www.mybestiesshop.com

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I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Catch the bug - Stella Says Sketch Challenge #504
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Challenge 317 
- Polkadoodles - Week 8 
- Simon says Wednesday - Anything goes
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #52

Chocolate box

Today I wanted to try my newest die as I need some small gifts. So I used the CraftEmotions die merci box to create 2 boxes that I can fill with chocolates.


On the first box I added the little pigwit which is the stamp of the month image from From the Heart Stamps. Inside the box I added a heart which you can only see once you finished the chocolates.

I would like to enter this box into the following challenges:
- From the Heart Stamps - Stamp of the month challenge
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Challenge 317 
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #52
- Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes Challenge No. 122


The second box I decorated with a cutie from Bugaboo stamps, a paper ribbon and some pearls.

I would like to enter this box into the following challenges:
- Catch the Bug - February Bingo Challenge!
- Delicious Doodles - Anything BUT a card ....February Challenge
- Simon says Wednesday - Anything goes
- Polkadoodles - Week 7 - Anything Goes

Smile

A silver card to reflect the sunshine in the dark winter days and the hearts belonging to the month of February of course.


The stitched form is a die from Joy!Crafts and the cute mouse and matching text are from Beccy's Place.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - February challenge
- Catch the bug - Sunshine and Smiles!
- Cute Card Thursday - Challenge 465 - No Patterned Paper!
- Fadengrafik - 101. Challenge 
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Challenge 316

I {heart} Sketch #161

When I saw the sketch on the From the Heart blog I knew I wanted to use it. The last day of the challenge I did manage to make a card with it. The image is from From the Heart Stamps.



I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- From the Heart - I {heart} Sketches with a tWist #161
- Polkadoodles Crafting - Week 6 - Anything Goes
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Challenge 315
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #51

LOTV February

The February challenge of Lili of the Valley is Love. In the art pads I have I found this beautiful background and combined it with one of the vintage boy series.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Ideas to Inspire - February Challenge - Love
- Catch the bug - Time for January Color Challenge! 
- Simon says Monday - Simon says: Pets Corner
- Come and get it - 3 or More Layers
- Simply Papercraft - Challenge 43

Crafty Friends Challenge 50

This fortnight challenge is Girly

A couple of weeks ago I saw a secret shaker card. I decided to give it a go for this challenge.


This is what the card looks like when it comes out of the envelope


Then you can remove the topper from the rest of the card and a shaker will appear.


Here the two parts of the card when it's open.

All images and sentiments are from our generous sponsor Oddball Art. The die I used is from Yvonne Creations.

This challenge is sponsored by: Oddball Art
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/OddballArtCo

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I would like to enter the first card in the following challenges:
- Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes Challenge No. 120
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #50
- Simon Says Wednesday - Anything goes
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Challenge 313
- Through the Purple Haze - #117 Fantasy

Friendship card January

For the month of January I made this friendship card. I love the cute image from Beccy's Place and the matching sentiment. The pattern is a Stitch and Do cards only one.


I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - January Challenge
- Come and get it - No Designer Paper
- Simon Says Wednesday - Anything goes
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Challenge 313
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #50

Under the sea - day 7

The last challenge in this week of celebration is a recipe. There are 2 bows, 3 layers (one embossed parchment) and pearls. I even added today's Freebie which I really like and also because I ran out of images for the theme.


I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Catch the bug - Day Seven – Under the Sea!
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #50
- Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes Challenge No. 120
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys Challenge 312

Under the sea - day 6

Only two more challenges, this time an easy one, a card for a child. Now I don't have children, but I have been told that this image from Whiff of Joy is perfect for it.


I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Catch the bug - Day Six – Under the Sea!
- Fab 'n' Funky - Challenge #334 Must use Ribbon
- Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes Challenge No. 120
- Crafting from the Heart - Challenge 143  
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #50

Under the sea - day 5

Make it funny is the challenge this time. I used this Bugaboo image as it is always funny. The sentiment is from Whiff of Joy. Since I did not have a lot of ideas for the card I decided to combine it with the current Stella Sketch.



I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Catch the bug - Day Five– Under the Sea!
- Catch the bug - Stella Says Sketch - Sketch 501
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys Challenge 312
- Crafting with Friends - Challenge 34

Under the sea - day 4

A bingo is the 4th challenge this week. I chose pearls - blues - no design paper which is easy with a stitched card.


The pattern is from Sjaak and the digi from Birdie Brown who unfortunately stopped.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Catch the bug - Day Four – Under the Sea!
- Simon Says Monday - Simon Says: Chill Out
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys Challenge 312
- Crafting from the Heart - Challenge 143

Under the sea - day 3

A color challenge this time, but unfortunately the colors are not very well visible on the photo. I used green threads but it looks more like blue...


The image is a combination of Oak Pond and Bugaboo images. The pattern is from Ann's PaperArtand the dies are from Sizzix and Xcut.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Catch the bug - Day Three – Under the Sea!
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #50
- Little Miss Muffet - Challenge # 154 - Anything goes
- Brown Sugar - Challenge #233 - Anything Goes

Under the sea - day 2

Day 2 is a sketch and this is what I made of it.


The die I used is from Spellbinder and the image from Bugaboo.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Catch the bug - Day Two – Under the Sea! 
- Polkadoodles - Week 2 - Anything Goes 
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Challenge 311
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #50

Under the sea - day 1

I wonder what I am getting myself into trying to play along with the Catch the bug 7th Annual Birthday Celebration...but here is my first card.


This card is a pattern from Ann's PaperArt and a combination of a digi from Oak Pond and the Seahorse from Bugaboo.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Catch the bug - Day One – Under the Sea! 
- Crafting from the heart - Challenge 142
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Challenge 311
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #50