Saturday, 25 February 2017

CHALLENGE 52 AND WINNERS OF CHALLENGE 51



Good morning and welcome to our latest challenge, 

I hope you all had a fantastic crafty fortnight. Thank you so much for your gorgeous entries for last times challenge. It was lovely to see your wonderful entries and the DT ladies had a lovely time visiting your blogs.  Please scroll further down this post for the winners of last times challenge.
  
Now onto our new challenge for this fortnight at Crafty Friends...

The theme of this challenge is 
ALL THAT GLITTERS

You can make anything you like, maybe a card, a scrapbook layout of even home decorYou can use any products you like to enter as long as it follows the theme for this fortnight. 

Our wonderful sponsor for today's challenge is 
Sherri Baldy, My Besties

  
If you are our lucky winner of this challenge, 
you will receive the following 3 beautiful digital stamps... 
 
Click the link Here to be taken to Sherri's store - it is really worth a visit.
She sells a large selection of gorgeous digital stamps.
For more inspiration, take a look at her Blog and Facebook page.

If you would like to be in with a chance of winning this fabulous prize,
please enter your creation using Inlinkz below.

Don't forget you can enter up to 3 times


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...and here is inspiration from Team 2... If you want to take a closer look at the DT's beautiful cards or leave them a comment, just click on the name above their card and it will take you straight to their own personal blogs.


Diane Louise (Card and Notebook)

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Here are the lucky winners....


Our first randomly picked winner who will receive a prize 
from 'A Day For Daisies'
is Number 122 Marilyn Webb

Our second randomly picked winner who will receive a prize 
from 'Sheep Ski Designs
is Number 73 SewPaperPaint

Congratulations to you both, please contact Diane Louise at
craftyfriendschallengeblog8@gmail.com  to claim your prize
and receive your winners badge.

On your email, in the subject line, can you put the words
'Winner of Challenge 51 and the name of your Sponsor'

(Don't forget, you have 14 days to claim)

and now for the Top 3 favourites, as chosen by Lisa
Congratulations and please collect your Top 3 Winners badge from the tab at the top of the page.


Stamping Bella - Spring Copic Marker Color Combo
We seemed to have quite a number of pigs featured on the cards this time, I loved the softness of the colouring on Mindy's card and thought the pig and the lil' chicks were soo adorable.

I just could not resist these fluffy clouds - such crisp, clean stamping - 
I want to be in that balloon!

Love the CAS design, of course, and the rainbow of colours looks fantastic!
  

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Have fun crafting this fortnight

Hugs
Diane Louise and Team 2 Ladies xx







Saturday, 11 February 2017

Challenge 51 and Winners of Challenge 50



Hello everybody and welcome to our latest challenge!

Before I give you details of this challenge, I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who entered our last challenge, all the entries were fab, we loved looking at them all :)  Please scroll further down this post for the winners of last times challenge.


The theme of this fortnights challenge is

ANYTHING GOES


Here are details of this challenge's wonderful sponsors... 

Our first wonderful sponsor is A Day For Daisies.

A Day For Daisies provides themed categories of over 3000 digital illustrations and a fast growing line of new clear polymer stamp sets, including fairy tales and magical mermaids, cutie kids, vintage illustrations, sentiments and lovely designs for all occasions!

Prize
 One lucky winner will receive a $12 gift voucher
to spend at ADFD store

Click to be taken to their web store and Etsy store

and for more inspiration, click to be taken to their blog and Facebook page


Our next wonderful sponsor is...  Sheep Ski Designs



Here's a bit about me and my shop
Andrea Norris, unknown artist - Living in Leeds, Yorkshire in the UK, working full time as a Management Accountant and currently working on 4 design teams.  I'm a dancer (Argentine Tango and Ceroc) and a competitive badminton player.  It's amazing that I've managed to squeeze drawing into my schedule as well as being an obsessive crafter and creator of cards.  I have no actual style as yet but do love the unusual and quirky.  I may be known for producing cards in soft pastel colours.  I love anything arty.  I've always drawn stuff, for as long as I can remember.   In my younger days I sold a few watercolour paintings.  I recently found mixed media which is a joy and love creating canvases with flowers.  I've had a battle with digital drawing for about a year and finally found some software I can gel with in January 2016.  Recently one of the challenge teams I worked on was short of a designer's images to create with so I drew some.  Then people kept asking me for my drawings.  So I thought what the heck let's open a shop and give something back to the crafting world, to the lovely ladies who have supported me on my journey.  Welcome to my world, we're only at the beginning and I have so much more to offer
Andrea x

Prize
One lucky winner will receive 3 digital stamps 
of their choice from Sheep Ski Designs Etsy Store.

Click here to be taken to their Etsy store and
for further inspiration, click here to be taken to the Facebook Page and Andrea's blog 


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 Here is the DT inspiration from our talented ladies, 
take a look and then please do join us :) 

Tanya - Having a break

Diane Louise using Mum from SheepSki Designs
and using Curvy Purse from A Day For Daisies


Geesje - using Oliver and Olivia from SheepSki Designs

Laura - Using Summer from SheepSki Designs

Lisa - Using Freesia Vase from SheepSki Designs


Melanie - using Little Man Girraf from ADFD
To be added shortly


Tammy - using Sir Carl Clown from ADFD



Wendy - using Happy Tree from ADFD


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Here are the winners from 
last times challenge (number 50)

Our randomly picked winner who will receive a prize from 'Oddball Art' is....

No 76 Glittertastic


Congratulations, please contact Diane Louise at
craftyfriendschallengeblog8@gmail.com  to claim your prize
and receive your winners badge.

On your email, in the subject line, can you put the words

'Winner of Challenge 50 Oddball Art'

(Don't forget, you have 14 days to claim)


and now for the Top 3 favourites, as chosen by Diane Louise 
Congratulations and please collect your Top 3 Winners badge from the tab at the top of the page.

No 4 Ria 

Such a pretty card, the digi stamp is gorgeous and its been coloured beautifully.

No 35 Julie Reed
Love how the digi stamp is on kraft card and the colouring is stunning
 
No 71 Carol Gill
Really like the layout of this card, as well as the lovely floral buttons and chosen  papers, which all go perfectly with the digi image.


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Have fun crafting


Crafty Hugs
Diane Louise & Team 1 Ladies xxx