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Saturday, December 25, 2021

#574 CHNC Christmas Challenge - 25 December, 2021

 This week the challenge is any Christmas or New Year card.  I went with a Christmas card, using an image from  Imagine That , called Chef Freddy Spoon.  The sentiment is part of the kit, printed on a card base, but I only coloured the pudding and the spoon.

 

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Saturday, December 18, 2021

#573 CHNC Christmas Challenge - 18 December, 2021

 The option this week is to use the word "Merry"  I have used Lillyboo's  Christmas.  Coloured with copic pens and then added glitter and paper candy.  Stamped sentiment from Stampin up.

 

 

 Check out all the details here:

 http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/

entered into: 

The Outlawz Festive Friday - Christmas
Winter Wonderland Christmas - AG
Christmas Crafts All Year round - Y for yellow
Merry Little Christmas -AG
12 Months of Christmas - AG


Thursday, December 16, 2021

Gingerbread Time

 This cute image came from "Imagine That", the set is called "Gingerbread Cookies and Cocoa"  check out the kit HERE. And, be quick, the store is closing on December 21st, big savings, so be quick.

I have coloured with copic pens, the sentiment is one of those included with the set, attached to patterned paper.  Liquid pearls and glitter also used.


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Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The Crafters Cafe Challenge #292 - 15th December 2021

 The last challenge of the year at The Crafter's Cafe and theme is something " Favourite"  Check out the blog at https://crafterscafeblogchallenge.blogspot.com/  to read uyp on some challenge changes for next year.

 Two great sponsors

Sheepski Designs

and

Scribbles Designs 

Check out all the details at:  https://crafterscafeblogchallenge.blogspot.com/, you can also find out about next year's challenge changes.  We are going to a monthly challenge, from January 15th.

I've chosen to do an art journal page with a song, something that is a favourite of mine.

I have used Scribbles, Unicorn to create a page for The Unicorn Song, also a favourite of mine.

I have used some drawings of animals from colouring pages, the Unicorn has been shaded with copic pens.  Horn and hoofs are in a silver gel pen.  Tail and pmain have a crystal Kindy Glitz.  The photo with the shadow show the glitter better than the full page shot.

 



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Monday, December 6, 2021

A Place to Start 6th December2021

This month our theme at A Place to Start is Blue Christmas.  I have used an image for Colour of Love, called Sleeping Holiday Fred Gnome.  Coloured with copic pens, I used Kindy Glitz for the dotted background, a stamped sentiment completes the card.


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Saturday, December 4, 2021

#571 CHNC Christmas Challenge - 4 December, 2021

This week the option is to use "Things with wings".  I've been using some of  Twistoon's fun 12 days of Christmas for cards this year.  This card has the Four Calling Birds, coloured with copic pens and layered onto a background of strips of different patterned paper.

Check out all the details at:

 http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/

 

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The Outlawz Festive Friday - Christmas
Winter Wonderland Christmas - AG 
Merry Little Christmas -AG
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Non Traditional Colours
12 Months of Christmas - AG
Christmas Craft Creations
Crafty Animals - AG


Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The Crafter's Cafe 1st December, 2021

Being the 1st of the month, there is another Anything Goes challenge at The Crafter's Challenge.

Two great sponsors

All Dressed Up

 and

My Besties

Check out the challenge at: https://crafterscafeblogchallenge.blogspot.com/ for all the details

I chose an image from All Dressed Up, called Santa.  Coloured with copic pens and fussy cut, I have used Kindy Glitz on his clothes and his beard is liquid pearls. Layered onto patterned paper.

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CHNC Patterned Paper December Challenge

Merry Christmas to all.

 This month I have used some striped paper and an Angel, both from my stash.  Coloured with copic pens and fussy cut.  Stamped sentiment completes the card.

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Saturday, November 27, 2021

#570 CHNC Christmas Challenge - 27 November ,2021

The option  this week is to use something beginning with R.  I have used Dr Digis, Chrismtas Chris.  Coloured with copic pens, glossy accent on his red nose and the berries on the pudding.  Stamped sentiment from Stampin Up.

 

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Sunday, November 21, 2021

Birthday Card

Simple Birthday card today, featuring  Sheepski Designs, Claudia's Plant.  This beautiful image came to me via The Outlawz Monthly Freebie Progress Challenge, check out the challenge, some great images will be coming your way.

Coloured with copic pens, I added the shadow.


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Truckin' Santas Paws

 How cute is this image from "Imagine That" the set comprises, outline and coloured image plus three sentiments, one of which is on my card.  Check out the store for some great sets, and whilst there maybe join the progressive monthly challenge and receive a free image.

Coloured with copic pens, liquid pearls and kindy glitz.

 

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Monday, November 15, 2021

The Crafter's Cafe 15thNovember, 2021

 This fortnight our theme at The Crafter's Cafe is Male.

 Our wonderful sponsor is:

Beccy's Place

 I chose to use an image from Beccy's The Funny Farm Kit.  It is available in Digital or clear Photopolymer.  Check out the kit, which comes with 3 different animals and six sentiments.

I reversed the horse, so I could have one on each side of the card.  The horses have been coloured with copic pens, the background freehand drawn and also coloured with copics.  The sentiment is one from the kit, BUT I did add the word Birthday.  

This card has been made for our son, who moved interstate earlier this year.  Whilst we are still in lockdown, he and his wife have had a relatively normal life.  And yes his Father and I feel like we are living in the Funny Farm.

 

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Saturday, November 13, 2021

#568 CHNC Christmas Challenge - 13 November, 2021

This week's option is to use a a button or two.  I have used an image from Createful Heart, called Country Christmas.  Coloured with copic pens and fussy cut, adding a wooden star, buttons and a stamped sentiment to complete the card.


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Saturday, November 6, 2021

#567 CHNC Christmas Challenge - 6 November, 2021

This weeks option is to use something beginning with H.  I have used an image from Eureka called Christ Cow.  My H is for hat.  Coloured with copic paints and layered onto patterned kraft paper.


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Christmas Fairy

This months for the Fairy and the Unicorn challenge I have used an image from Aurora, called Christmas Fairy,
 
Coloured with copic Pens, layered onto co-ordinating cardstock, glitter and a stamped sentiment complete the card.  
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Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Unicorn Challenge, November 2nd - Christmas/Winter

This is our last challenge for the year, we will be back on 2022.

For my Christmas card I used Beccy's Place - Sing Joy, this is one of the images and sentiments in the set.  Always love to find Christmas images with no snow and no snowmen. Living in Australia our Christmases are in the middle of summer and hot weather rules.

Coloured with copic pens , some glitter added to the Koala's hat.

 
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Monday, November 1, 2021

The Crafter's Cafe 1st November, 2021

 This fortnight the sponsor at The Crafter's Cafe is Polkadoodles. I have used an image called Missed You Winnie.

Coloured with copic pens, I have added a sentiment and some ribbon to complete the card.

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Pearly Sparkles = November 1st - Merry Christmas

This  is our last challenge for the year and I have gone with an Aussie icon.  The image is from  Ericraft, called Koala Christmas.

Keeping to CAS, I coloured the image with copic pens and stamped the sentiment.

Check out all the Christmas Fun at:

 http://pearlysparkleschallenge.blogspot.com/

 

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A Place to Start. November 2021

This month's theme is to Craft a Favourite Memory. I have so many great memories, but wiull always be grateful to have a Mum that had the patience to teach a young child to firstly embroider with cross stitch and then onto more intricate stitches and finally a sewing machine (treadle at first).  

I was an only child for a number of years and I suppose I showed an interest in what she was doing and Mum found the time to teach me a craft that can never be wasted from darning a song, to making a frock, embroider ing and smocking frocks for my daughter, making clothes for my son, daughter and myself, dolls clothes etc.  The list is endless.  Thanks Mum.

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CHNC Patterned Paper November Challenge

This month I have used the "Bugaboo" image called Thanksgiving.  Coloured with copc pens and fussy cut.  I have used polka dots paper from Stampin Up, punched a border and added green gems and a stamped sentiment to complete the card.

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

#566 CHNC Christmas Challenge - 30 October, 2021

 This week our option is to "make your own background".  I've made mine out of strips of matching papers.  Added a diecut sentiment and a ribbon for a pop of colour.

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Saturday, October 23, 2021

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.

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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.


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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.

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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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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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