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Saturday, October 16, 2021

#564 CHNC Christmas Challenge - 16 October, 2021

This week's option is to include a stocking.  I have used another of  Beccy's Place's images, this one is called Jolly Holidays, the sentiment comes with the image.  Coloured with copic pens,

I have also used a gold paint marker around the sentiment.

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Friday, October 15, 2021

The Crafter's Cafe 15th October, 2021

This fortnight the theme at The Crafter's Cafe is to " Use a Stencil"

Our wonderful sponsor for the challenge is"

Dr Digi
 
With Dr Digi you know there are going to be some fun images, I chose Mavis and Marcus Monday Movie Night, could really have called it Cass, Sasha 24 hour Movie Binge.

Because that is what I have been doing for several weeks, the card is being sent as a thank you to a wonderful nurse who helped me post op with a leg wound.  The image has been coloured with copic pens, glass and bottle have had glossy accents added.   I have used a stenciled edging at the top of the card.  Type sentiment completes the card.
 
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Saturday, October 9, 2021

Lizzy's Umbrella

 This cute image is from the set called Lizzy's Umbrella by Imagine That.  If you haven't already checked out the progressive challenger, please do so at: Imagine That Digi Stamp Challenge, Kris sends out a terrific set each month.

I used a black and white image  of Lizzy, the clouds and one sentiment for my card, coloured with copic pens. I have added snow marker and copic pen to the clouds.  Rain drops are from Flourish with a Bling, who sadly are no longer operating.



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Halloween Time

This month at The Outlawz Monthly Freebie Progressive Challenge we received the image 8/9B from Oddball Art by Lizzie Love.  So good to get two images with Lizzie Love images, one looking sad, and one looking happier.  I chose the happier version to create a Journal Page for October.

Coloured with copic pens, framed with purple raffia.  I have drawn a spider and added 3 wooden black cats to complete the page.

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#563 CHNC Christmas Challenge - 9 October, 2021

The option this week is to use a as a sentiment focal point.  I have used an image from Beccy's Place, called Little Donkey.  Beautiful sentiment came with the image.  Coloured with copic pens.

Check out all the details at:

 http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/

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ABC Christmas Challenge - V for vocabulary (use words)
Merry Little Christmas -AG
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Flora or Fauna
12 Months of Christmas - AG

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Unicorn Challenge, October 5th - Autumn and/or Halloween

For this month's DT card, I have used Bugaboo Brat Girl leaves.  Coloured with copic pens, I have used a stitched square die to cut some cardstock.  Stamped sentiment competes the card.

Join in all the Autumn and/or Halloween fun at:
 
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Monday, October 4, 2021

A Place to Start. October, 2021

 This month, our theme is Handmade, no electric diecutters, no patterned papers, check out the challenge for all the details.  https://hereisaplacetostart.blogspot.com/

 I have used some purple cardstock to create a card base.   My Bigshot was used to cute the Frame Garden Classic from Jeanine's Art.  The ribbon threaded through the top right hand corner has been hand painted with copic pens as has part of the die.  Hand tied bow and rubber stamped sentiment completes the card.

Have to say, this was a fun card to make.


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Saturday, October 2, 2021

#562 CHNC Christmas Challenge - 2 October, 2021

 Option this week is to make a card for "Someone special".  I chose an image from Twistoon, this is the first of her 12 days of Christmas, mall great fun.  Coloured with copic pens, diecut using a stitched die.


Check here for all the challenge details
 
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Callista

For this month's challenge at the Fairy and the Unicorn I have used a Rick St Denis image called  Callista, a very cute witch.  She has been coloured with copic pens and fussy cut, layered onto another background that I have made with offcuts from patterned papers. Stamped sentiments complete the card.

Check out all the inspiration at:
 
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Friday, October 1, 2021

The Crafter's Cafe 1st October, 2021

 A new month brings another Anything Goes to The Crafter's Cafe.  

This fortnight our sponsor is: Check out the Shop, Beverley has some beautiful images.

I chose an image and sentiment from her "Field Flower Silhouette.  I created the background with a digital gradient, layered on the flowers and sentiment.  Once printed and cut out, I attached to a white card base, added pink gems and some stampin mist for Stampin Up.


I chose an image

Artsy Stamper

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The Fairy and The Unicorn Challenge 1st October, 2022

Remember the Fairy and the Unicorn challenge is always Anything Goes, so long as it is related to FANTASY, think fairies, elves, gnomes., dragons etc.

For October, I have used an image from my stash, not sure who drew the little witch.  Coloured with copic pens, fussy cut and layered onto a background made from strips of different patterned papers.  Typed sentiment and bow completes the card.

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Pearly Sparkles, October 1st - Autumn or Halloween

 This month I chose to do Autumn, using and image from Colour of Love, called  Bubbles Autumn.  The image has been coloured with copic pens and layered onto green cardstock, on a kraftpaper card.  Also added a small sentiment and some mulberry leaves.

 


 
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Simon Says Mondays - Add Texture (The falling leaves are textured)

CHNC Patterned Paper October Challenge

 For this month, I have used an image from  QKR, called Gnome. coloured with copic pens and fussy cut.  Layered onto Kaiser Craft paper and a stamped sentiment completes the card

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

#561 CHNC Christmas Challenge - 25 September, 2021

 Option this week is the use the word Joy.  I have used an image from "From the Heart" Angel Joy.  Coloured with copic pens and kindyglitz.

 

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Saturday, September 18, 2021

#560 CHNC Christmas Challenge - 18 September, 2021

Our optional twist at CHNC Christmas Cards this week is use some plaid check or gingham.  Papers and image from my stash.  The image has been coloured with copic pens,  the sentiment is a ribbon and the plaid strips are paper edges.

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Friday, September 17, 2021

Imagine That - Meerkats

 So happy to be back crafting, and I love this little fellow, kept the card really simple, reversed the sentiments to have a black background and coloured the image with copic pens, both image and sentiments are from Imagine That, it is one of many Meerkats she has in her STORE, check them out you will be delighted.  

I did add a ribbon bow to give him that debonair appearance.

 

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Thursday, September 16, 2021

The Little Ballerina

The Little Ballerina is an image from Hettie Clare.  Check out Hettie's store, she has some adorable images.  HETTIE'S STORE   The image is this months freebie for The Outlawz Monthly Freebie/Progressive challenge, if you haven't checked it out, have a look we get a great image each month from a different store.

I have coloured the image with copic pens and kindy glitz.  Created the floorboards she is dancing on and added a yellow glow from lights, a typed sentiment completes the card with fancy punched corners.

 

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Crafter's Cafe 15th September, 2021

 Thios fortnight the theme is "Favourite Colour Combos"  I have a lot of favourite combos, one of them is Green, Orange and Purple, although we don't do halloween, this is a great colour combo for a lot of themes.

Three sponsors for this challenge
Prize:  3 images
 
 Prize:  3 images
 
and
 
A choice of either A Touch of Class Kit OR Trick or Treat Kit. 
 
I chose to use some pieces from the Trick or Treat kit from Decrosses Dynamite Doodles and created a digital page for a flower that blooms in my garden. 



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Saturday, September 11, 2021

#559 CHNC Christmas Challenge - 11 September, 2021

 The option this week is to use some patterned paper.  The image is from Becky's Place and is part of a set called, Beccy's Sing Joy.

Coloured with copic pens and corners punched, layered onto some patterned paper.



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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Unicorn Challenge, September 7th - Add Sparkle

 This month's challenge at The Unicorn Challenge is to add sparkle.  I've used an image called  Sledding Snowman, I have had it for a long time and do not know where I got it from, I have used a sparkly background, I made with green glitter.  The image has been coloured with copic pens and lots of glitter.  

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Monday, September 6, 2021

Get Creative Challenge September 2021

 Hi everyone, although my blog has been continuing with some projects, a lot were pre-scheduled.  Due to a fall in June, I have been laying low recovering.

This is my first card, in fact first piece of anything I have made in 12 weeks.  Happy ot be back with Angie at Get Creative.  The theme this month is Anything Goes/No Twist.

The Sponsors  (click on the names to go to their stores) are:

Angies Stamps

Fabrika Fantasy

Star Stampz

 

I chose any image from Fabrika Fantasy, called Spring Chick 2 to make my card, coloured with copic pens and fussy cut, I have adhered the image and the stamped sentiment to a background of scrap papers I made.

 

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A Place to Start. September, 2021

 This month the challenge is to use some patterned paper. I have used some spotted paper from Stamin Up and an image from Createful heart called Jasper, which I have coloured with copic pens and die cut.

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Saturday, September 4, 2021

#558 CHNC Christmas Challenge - 4 September, 2021

The optional choice for this week is to use something beginning with S.  I chose a Jolly Ol Santa from Robyn's Fetish Store (sadly now closed).

 Coloured with copic pens and fussy cut, layered onto patterned paper.  A stamped sentiment completes the card.

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Firefly

This month for the Fairy and the Unicorn challenge,  I have a fairy from Fairy Tangles , called Firefly.  Coloured with cope pens, stamped sentiment completes the card.

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Friday, September 3, 2021

Simply Create Too #174 Fall Leaves

This month at Simply Create Too, the theme is Fall leaves.  I have used an image from Eureka, called Leaf Ride. 

The image has been coloured with copic pens and fussy cut. After typing the sentiment, I have made a paper kite, with twine, added some paper leaves  all mounted onto a kraft paper card.

 
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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Pearly Sparkles, September 1st - Traci's Recipe

 My favourite challenge of the year, is one we a Pearly Sparkles do, in memory of Traci.  She loved Pink, Pearls and Sparkles.  She also had pet hedgehogs, so this was a cute image for her challenge.

The image is from Twistoon, called Hedgehog and Balloon.

The image has been cloured with copic pens and fussy cut, glitter added to the balloon (I also typed the sentiment on the balloon).  The background is paper from Stampin Up, with pearls and pink gems completing the card

Check out the DTs inspiration for our special challenge.

 http://pearlysparkleschallenge.blogspot.com/

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CHNC Patterned Paper September Challenge

This month I have again used a Paper Napkin.  Adding a large diecut for the sentiment.

Check out all the Patterned Paper inspiration at:
 
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Use your Stuff - AG (I used a paper napkin) 

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Flower Fairy

 For this months fantasy card, I have used Flower Fairy from Eastwind. Colure with copic pens and fussy cut.  The background is from scraps of paper in my stash.  Stamped sentiments complete the card.



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Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Unicorn Challenge, August 3rd - Anything Goes

This month, I have used an image from Little Blue Button - Sweet Geisha Girl.  Coloured with copic pens, added  flower and sentiment complete the card.

 
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Monday, August 2, 2021

A Place To Start, August, 2021

This month we are asking  What's your Style"?

I don't know if I have a style per se, but I do prefer an uncluttered card and I like to feature an image.

This card features "Steampunk Cat" from My Stitch Back in Twine.  Coloured with Copic Pens and Fussy Cut (and I do like to fussy cut),  Small sentiment completes the card.

Check out all the styles at:
https://hereisaplacetostart.blogspot.com/
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Sunday, August 1, 2021

Pearly Sparkles, August 1st - Anything Goes

 I made an Art Journal page in a bullet diary using Polka Doodles - Twinkle Tulips, stampin up patterned paper, paper doily and some washi lace.

Twinkle Tulips had been coloured with copic pens and fussy cut.

Check out all the DT inspiration at:

http://pearlysparkleschallenge.blogspot.com/

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CHNC Patterned Paper August Challenge

 This month I have made a masculine card.  This beer mug is from my stash, coloured with copic pens and fussy cut,  I have used a snow marker for the foam.

The background is one I have made with off cuts of different patterned papers. Typed sentiment completes the card.

 

 Check out all the Patterned Paper inspiration at:
 
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Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Unicorn Challenge, July 6th - Summer Time

 This month the challenge is Summertime, something the northern hemisphere is enjoying, while I am into winter and dreaming of Summer time.

The image is from Digi Doodles, called Summer Reading.  Coloured with copic pens and fussy cut.

The striped paper reminded me of a beach towel, sentiment and sun sticker complete the card.

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Monday, July 5, 2021

A Place to Start July 2021

This month's challenge is all about Happy events, what is your favourite? Birthday, Anniversary, Christmas!   I chose Birthday and used an image from The Paper Shelter called, Mad about comics.

Using different purple cardstock I have diecut the image with a stitched die and layered onto a card base.  Coloured with copic pens, the sentiment is stamped.  Love this image for a teenager.

 

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Saturday, July 3, 2021

#549 CHNC Christmas Challenge - 3 July, 2021

 This week's theme is Anything Goes with an option for a man or boy.  I have used an image from from a set at Becky's Place called Aussie Chirstmas.  Check out the link, there is also a Kangaroo. a Koala and lots of great sentiments.

Coloured with copic pens. the sentiment is part of the set. Die cut the image with a stitched die.


Check out all the details at:

http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/

 

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Jingle Belles -  
52 Christmas Card Throwdown -  
ABC Christmas Challenge - 
Winter Wonderland Christmas - 
Christmas Crafts All Year round -
Merry Little Christmas -AG
Sparkles Christmas Challenge -
12 Months of Christmas - AG (twist -
Christmas Craft Creations









Rose Bud

 For this month's card at The Fairy and The Unicorn , I have use a Rick St Dennis image called, Rosebud.  Sadly Rick's images are no longer available. 

Rosebud has been coloured with copic pens and glitter,. Mounted onto a background I have made of different patterned papers.  Stamped sentiment completes the card.

Check out all the fantasy projects at:
 
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Friday, July 2, 2021

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Crafter's Cafe #269

 The Crafter's cafe sponsor for this fortnight is:

 

 https://beccysplace.com/

Bring the first of the month it is an Anything Goes theme. I have used Ballerina Bunny for my card (you can find it at https://beccysplace.blogspot.com/2010/07/ballerina-bunny.html Check out the link you may get a nice surprise. 

Coloured with copic pens and fussy cut, I have added diecut balloons, twine, a ribbon, a stamped sentiment and a small crystal heart.  

The colours in the photo are a bit deceiving, I have used dusty pink and a lime green (looks a bit yellow in the photo.


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Pearly Sparkles July 1st - Favourite Time of the Year

My favourite time of the year is Summer.  I love the hot days and warm nights.  For this month I have used an image from Bugaboo, called  Roses.

Coloured with copic pens and cut with a stitched die and layered on to coloured cardstock.

CHNC Patterned Paper July Challenge

Paper napkin has been used for this card, stamped sentiment completes the card. Love using the napkins, they do give a texture to the cardstock.

Check out all the Patterned Paper inspiration at:
 
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Monday, June 28, 2021

Mowing time

 This month's image set from Imagine That is Lawn Ranger, great images and sentiments.  I couldn't decide on any one image, so decided to make a card with two of the images.

The images have been coloured with copic pens and fussy cut, then adhered to the card.  Both of the sentiments have been die cut.

Front

Inside



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Imagine That June Progressive Challenge - Lawn Ranger




Friends

 Today's card fro The Outlawz monthly progressive freebie challenge freatures an image from The Paper Shelter, called Sharing is Caring.

I have used the coloured background paper that came in the set, the image has been coloured with copic pens.

The sentiment I found on the net.

 


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Saturday, June 26, 2021

CHNC Christmas #548, 26th June

This week's option is to use a snowflake, or two or more.  I have gone with a glossy snowflake pattern paper.  The image is from Digi Doodles, called Ginger Spice, Cocoa Mug.

Coloured with copic pens and Fussy cute, glossy accent and green and gold glitter have been added to the image, the sentiment is a piece of ribbon.


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Saturday, June 19, 2021

CHNC Christmas #547, 19th June

 This week's option is to use some washi.  The image is another of  Twistoon's 12 days of Christmas, this one being Two Turtle Doves.

Coloured with copic pens and fussy cut, washi tape at the bottom of the card, the sentiment is a ribbon.

Check out all the washi tape and details at:
 
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The Outlawz Festive Friday - Christmas
Jingle Belles -  
52 Christmas Card Throwdown -  
ABC Christmas Challenge - 
Winter Wonderland Christmas - 
Christmas Crafts All Year round -
Merry Little Christmas -AG
Sparkles Christmas Challenge -
12 Months of Christmas - AG (twist -

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

#268 The Crafter's Cafe, 15th June

o  This fortnight the theme is Butterflies and/or Insects and two great sponsors.

Bugaboo


 
 Dr Digi
 
I chose FaIderee Deisdre from Dr Digi to make an Art Journal Page in my Bullet Diary. Deidre has been coloured wiuth copic pens and fussy cut.The little insects are from a digital kit, wooden rushes and diecut leaves, a little rubber butterfly sticker and a verse from the Happy Wanderer completes the page.



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Saturday, June 12, 2021

CHNC Christmas #546, 12th June

This week our optional theme is to use Non Traditional Christmas colours.  I used the Rick St Denis image called We 3 Geese.  One of my favourites.  Coloured with copic pens and fussy cut, glitter and liquid pearls added to the crowns and beads.


Check out all the Christmas inspiration at:

 http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/

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The Outlawz Festive Friday - Christmas
Winter Wonderland Christmas -  Christmas Birds
Christmas Crafts All Year round - Kings
Merry Little Christmas -AG
12 Months of Christmas - AG