Saturday, 12 August 2017

Challenge 64 and Winners of Challenge 63


Good morning and welcome, 

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 Christmas entries.


Please scroll further down this post 
for the winners of last times challenge.

Before I mention our new challenge, I wanted to say that we are still running a DT call to join us here at Crafty Friends.   Please see all the information you need in the tab at the top of the page.

Now onto our new challenge for this fortnight...
The theme of this challenge is a lovely and easy one.

ANYTHING GOES


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 
Di's Digi Stamps


I have been drawing since a child and studied graphics at College many years ago, I now work as a Medical photographer part time but my love was always drawing. I started cardmaking about 4 years ago when I bought my daughter a cardmaking kit which we did together, but I’m afraid I got the bug! My daughter preferred scrapbooking. I then started looking online at other blogs and this then became my passion and I loved sharing my cards with likeminded people.  I love stamping and loved finding images, but sometimes I could not find what I wanted so I started to draw myself.  This then has become my second addiction and I have never looked back, I love thinking of new images, and its just fabulous to see others take them and make them into beautiful works of art. Long may it continue!

Click HERE for the link to Di' Digi Stamp store - it is really worth a visit.
They sell a large selection of gorgeous stamps and digital stamps.

For more inspiration from Di's Digi Stamps,
take a look at their Blog, Challenge Blog and Facebook page.


One lucky winner will receive a $12 voucher to spend at 
Di’s Digi Stamps on-line Store.

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



GUEST DESIGNER SPOT

  We are joined this fortnight by the fabulously talented Sylvie, if you would like to see more of her beautiful cards, please pop over to her blog, which is called 'Gibmiss'.

We would like to say 'Welcome and Thanks Sylvie' for making this lovely card for our Guest Designer Spot.






...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


Geesje using 'Poppy Mouse' from Di's Digi Stamps


Linda


Petra








Here are the lucky winners from last times challenge (Christmas in July)....

Our randomly picked winner who will receive a prize 

from Beccy's Place  is Number 56 Dee's Cards  **CLAIMED**

Congratulations Dee, 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 63, Beccy's Place'

(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.


Number 14 Cartai
"Gorgeous card, what a fun image and sentiment"




Number 91 Dee's Cards
"Gorgeous shaped card - such sweet penguins"

Number 22 Darlene Patrick
"Such a beautiful card, the dies look stunning"




Have fun crafting this fortnight

Crafty Hugs
Diane Louise and Team 2 Ladies xx



Saturday, 29 July 2017

Challenge 63 and Winners of Challenge 62



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

CHRISTMAS IN JULY


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



We would like to say "THANKS" to Beccy from Beccy's Place
for kindly supplying all the digital stamps used on the DT cards.

Beccy’s Place Digital Designs by Beccy Muir...
My paper obsession began with scrapbooking in the late 1990s and has since evolved into card-making and digital drawing.  There were a few years of decorative painting, teddy bear making and silk ribbon embroidery mixed in there too.  I still dabble in each of those crafts (and many others) from time to time but I generally gravitate toward paper, which I find versatile and forgiving.
I started “doodling” little designs for cards back in 2009, which is when I started my blog and began sharing my images with other Cardies.  From there I progressed to my very own online store selling digital drawings for cards and other paper craft projects.  Some of my images have now been made into rubber stamps by the wonderful team over at Sparkle N Sprinkle.  These days you can usually find me “hanging out” over on my blog,www.beccysplace.blogspot.com

If you are our lucky winner of this challenge, you will receive the following fabulous prize...  3 individual digital images or 1 digital set of your choice from Beccy's Place Store

Click HERE to be taken to their web-store and
for more inspiration from Beccy's Place
take a look at their Blog.


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




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



Having a break


Geesje using Merle


Lisa using digis from the 'Tied up with String' set



Wendy using Snowman




So here are the winners from last times challenge (Floral)...   

Our first randomly picked winner who will receive a prize from 
A Day For Daisies is.... No 38 Lynne **CLAIMED**
 

Our second randomly picked winner who will receive a prize from 
Pickled Potpourri Designs is.... No 99 Epie  **CLAIMED**


Congratulations Ladies, 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 62 and name of the Sponsor'

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

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

1 #77 Norma
Linda says.... I really liked the beautiful coloring and the bunch of flowers.


2 #61 Jootje
Linda says... I really liked all the beautiful details.  I became cheerful instantly by looking at this creation. Felt the summer vibe ;)


3 #11 Irene M
Linda says... The combination of flowers and colored background and the dewdrops are the real finishing touch.




Have fun crafting this fortnight...

Love
Tanya, Diane Louise  & Team 1 Ladies xxx



Saturday, 15 July 2017

Challnege 62 and Winners of Challenge 61



Good morning and welcome, 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.  


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

FLORAL


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 sponsors for today's challenge are


We would like to say "THANKS" to A Day For Daisies and Pickled Potpourri Designs for kindly supplying the digital stamps used on the DT cards.

Here is more information about 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!  
If you are our lucky winner of this challenge, you will receive the following fabulous prize... $12 voucher to spend at their on-line store. Here is the link to ADFD's store - it is really worth a visit. They sell a large selection of gorgeous digital stamps. For more inspiration from ADFD take a look at their Blog and Facebook page.

Here is more information about Pickled Potpourri Designs...
Pickled Potpourri Designs is the digital side of Red Rubber Designs. At Red Rubber Designs we offer quality, deeply-etched, rubber stamps and other papercrafting products. But not all images are destined to be turned into rubber stamps, so we bring you Pickled Potpourri! Here you'll find images in a wide range of styles ~ old and new ~ to enhance your papercrafting, scrapbooking and other artsy projects.   
If you are our lucky winner of this challenge, you will be able to choose digital stamps up to the value of $7.00 from Pickled Potpourri Designs on-line store.   Here is the link to PPD store - it is really worth a visit. They sell a large selection of gorgeous digital stamps. For more inspiration take a look at their Facebook page.


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

Don't forget you can enter up to 3 times



...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.

Using Pansy Fairy  kindly supplied by ADFD and using ADFD Flower Frame 
which she already owned... 
Next 2 cards - using Grand BotanicalFlower phrases and Bee Happy 
kindly supplied by PPD

Using Roses and Wings kindly supplied by ADFD
 
Using Butterflies are Free kindly suppled by PPD

Using Bachelor Buttons in a Mason Jar, kindly supplied by ADFD
Using Flower Fox Nap kindly supplied by ADFD
Using Shy Skunks kindly supplied by PPD

Dora using Fairies - Nymphs kindly supplied by ADFD
To be added very soon





Here are the lucky winners from Challenge 61 (For Boy/Man)....

Our randomly picked winner who will receive a prize 

from 'Crafty Sentiments' is Number 8  Donna Mundinger **CLAIMED**

Congratulations Donna, 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 61 , Crafty Sentiments'

(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.


Number 68 Claudia
Fabulous card, love all the'off the edge' cogs and wheels embellishments.


Number 61 Linda Simpson
Wonderful use of inks, stencils and stamps.


Number 7 Penny
This card really made me smile, just love these little monsters,





Have fun crafting this fortnight

Crafty Hugs
Diane Louise and Team 2 Ladies xx