WWC #253 – Karen's Challenge Anything Goes with a Feminine Twist

Hello there, it’s time for another Watercooler Wednesday Challenge and Karen is our host with an anything goes challenge with a feminine twist this week!

For my card I created an ink smooshed background which I die cut with the Paper Roses ‘Blooming Flowers’ background die and I added a digital sentiment from The Ton.

Come join in the fun and make a feminine card. Check out the projects that the other artists at Watercooler Wednesday Challenges have created, take the challenge and link your creation to the challenge post. We’d love to have you join us.  You have until Tuesday, 14th January at 10am Melbourne Time or Monday 13th January 5pm US Mountain Time to link up your project.

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

Get Creative Challenges – Something New

Well hello and welcome to today’s post. It’s time for another challenge over at Get Creative Challenges where its Anything Goes with an optional twist to add something new. It could be a house, baby, car, kitten – you get the drift.

Our sponsor is Dr Digi’s House of Stamps.  

I used a Dr Digi image called ‘Climbing Kitties’ for my card which I loosely watercoloured and then added to a messy watercoloured background with a multi stamped heat embossed sentiment over it.

We have a new kitten in our household and he has a climbing pole like this, so I just had to use this image on my card.

Check out the Get Creative Challenge blog for details on the sponsor prizes and links to the other fabulous projects from the DT and come join in our fun and share your anything goes project by 1pm Monday 13th January (Melbourne time) or 11pm Sunday 12th January (US Eastern Standard time)

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

Always Fun Challenges #144 – 'Something New' Challenge

Hello there, it’s time for another Always Fun Challenge where our theme is ‘something new’.

I used a new paper and die set from Stampin Up for my card. You’ll be able to buy this from the SU 2020 Mini-Catalogue – it’s called Timeless Tropical. I added a sentiment from Altenew ‘Birthday Greetings’ and my card was done.

Miss K is heading off to a Tropical 13th birthday, so this card will be perfect for her friend.

Come join in the fun and make a card with something new or for someone new! Check out the projects that the other artists at Always Fun Challenges have created, take the challenge and link your creation to the challenge post. We’d love to have you join us.  You have until Sunday, 12th January at 4pm Melbourne Time or Saturday 11th Janauary 11pm US CST to link up your project.

I’m also going to enter this card over at Seize the Birthday #180 – Layer it.

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

CAS Mix Up – January 2020 – Guest Designer

Hello there, today I am a guess designer over on the CAS Mix Up challenge blog as I was the top pick for October.

This month the January challenge wants you to use partial die-cutting + stamping + your choice on your card.

Here are some tutorials to assist and inspire you:

For my card I used a cute little hedgehog stamp from Simon Says Stamp which I partially die cut a circle die around him as a highlight. I then added a few alcohol marker coloured oak leaves around the edges.

Come join in the fun and check out the projects that the other artists at CAS Mix Up have created, take the challenge and link your creation to the challenge post. We’d love to have you join us.  You have until Saturday, 25th January at 5:00 Melbourne Time or Friday 24th January 10:00 PDT to link up your project.

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

Always Fun Challenges #143 – 'New Year' Challenge

Hello there, it’s time for another Always Fun Challenge with a New Year challenge this week!

I created a sponged background with my distress oxides and then stamped some fireworks images from The Ton called ‘Pyrotechnics’ along with a stencil from TCW.

Don’t you love that silver embossing powder on those fireworks?!

Come join in the fun and make a new years card. Check out the projects that the other artists at Always Fun Challenges have created, take the challenge and link your creation to the challenge post. We’d love to have you join us.  You have until Sunday, 14th January 2020 at 4pm Melbourne Time or Saturday 13th January 2020 11pm US CST to link up your project. Thanks for looking and have a great day.

Challenge Me a Christmas Card

I’m thrilled to have been asked by Michelle Lupton to join her in her Challenge Me a Christmas Card series. 

Michelle has asked lots of friends in blogland to challenge her to make a card using, for example, a specific theme, technique or product, etc., and for each of us to also share a card.  Michelle has had some big names from the crafting community joining her this month, so to be asked to take part is an absolute honour!

The theme I chose for Michelle was ‘Trees’.  I love Christmas trees – especially when I get to set ours up and decorate it with Miss K – we have so much fun decorating and watching Christmas movies while we do it. My cards are below and you can click here to see what Michelle created. 

I got a little bit carried away with this challenge and ended up making 4 cards! Firstly I covered a card base with 4 types of green washi tape. Then I used 4 different dies to cut out 4 types of trees.

Well thanks for looking and I hope I’ve inspired you to make some cards with your stash of washi tape!

WWC #252 – Marsha's Special 3 week 'Anything Goes' Challenge

Hello there, it’s time for another Watercooler Wednesday Challenge and Marsha is our host with a special 3 week anything goes challenge!

I have a BBQ to go to with my work colleagues so decided to make little treat holders as gifts for them. I created the boxes with a tutorial I had seen on YouTube and then used some SU gingham DSP and some Christmas items I had in my stash.

Each one holds 4 Lindt balls.

I had to restrain myself for doing a bit of taste testing whilst making these, as I adore Lindt balls!

Come join in the fun and make any type of card or project. Check out the projects that the other artists at Watercooler Wednesday Challenges have created, take the challenge and link your creation to the challenge post. We’d love to have you join us.  You have until Tuesday, 7th January 2020 at 9:00 Melbourne Time or Monday 6th January 2020 5pm US Mountain Time to link up your project.

Thanks for looking and have a great day.