Saturday, 10 February 2018

Challenge 77 and Winners of Challenge 76

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
LOVE IS IN THE AIR


Here are details of this challenges wonderful sponsor... 


Pink Gem Designs is based in Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire UK and began trading in November 2008 to design cute and whimsical craft stamps in  clear polymer.  As digi products became more popular Pink Gem Designs also started to produce digital stamps and other digital products such as downloadable papers, clip art etc.

If you are our lucky winner of this challenge, you will receive  2 "SINGLE" digi stamps of your choice (NO sets or personalised watermarks or sentiments). 

Click HERE to be taken to their web-store and for more inspiration from Pink Gem Designs  take a look at their 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



  GUEST DESIGNER SPOT

We would like to say 'Welcome and Thanks' to the following members of Pink Gem Designs team for making these lovely cards for our challenge ...

Shirley using Love Owls  

Marianne using Love Mice





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

We would like to say "Thanks" to Janet for kindly supplying all the digital stamps used on the DT cards.

Tanya
Having a break

Ela using Love Owls
The front of Ela's card...

the inside of Ela's card...


Helen using Mr and Mrs Hedgy 


Laura using Love Elephants


Lisa using Love Ewe
the insert of Wendy's card..






So here are the winners of last times challenge number 76 (Anything Goes)    

Our randomly picked winner who will receive a prize from Toadstool Printables is... No 56 Auntie Sue


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 76, Toadstool Printables'

(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 46 Gerie
An absolutely beautiful vintage style card, love all the dies and pretty embellishments.


No 74 Pinkys World
Really like the colour scheme and layout of this Birthday card, also love the Stampin Bella image.


No 89 Sharon
A lovely clean and simple card, with a great inky background.  The zodiac lion stamp is Fab... its my birth sign, so that's another reason why I love this card.




Have fun crafting this fortnight.

Love
Diane Louise & Team 1 Ladies xxx



Saturday, 27 January 2018

Challenge 76 and Winners of Challenge 75

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 a nice 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 

Toadstool Printables
.
I am Joyce Geleynse and I live in rural Ontario, Canada.  I have been an artist for over thirty years, creating hundreds of custom portraits, paintings, and illustrations in the realism style.  Working with pencil, oil pastel, and color pencils as my main tools, I love to create realistic drawings as well as images found only in my imagination.  I have four stores on Etsy: Toadstoolprintables is the one where I sell my clipart and outline drawings, Freshairprintables is the store where I sell my detailed, realism drawings, as well as printable bookmarks and greeting cards; I sell my actual physical prints and originals via my CountryArt Studio Store, and in my fourth store I sell my original line of hand-sculpted clay babies.  I have five grown children and 17 grandchildren so my life is full of God's blessings!!

 If  you are our lucky winner of this challenge, you will receive 3 digital stamps of your choice from Toadstool Printable's store

Click here to be taken to Toadstool Printables Etsy store - it is really worth a visit.  They sell a large selection of gorgeous digital stamps, clip art and line drawings.  

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



...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.


We would like to say "THANKS" to Joyce from Toadstool Printables
for kindly allowing the DT ladies to pick the image they wanted to play with.






Here are the lucky winners from Challenge 75 (New Beginnings)....

Our randomly picked winner who will receive a prize 

from SheepSki Designs is Number 16 Crafty




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 75 and SheepSki Designs

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


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

Number 3 Karten Kram
Such a pretty new baby card.  Beautiful colouring of this gorgeous elephant stamp, also love how it has been stamped onto kraft cardstock


Number 25 Paper Beauty
This exploding box card is stunningly beautiful, definitely a card to treasure.  So much work has gone into creating this new baby card, pop over to Jana's blog as she has uploaded lots more photographs of her project.


Number 29 Cards by Renate
A gorgeous wedding card love all the heart dies, especially the large border hearts.  Great card shape too.






Have fun crafting this fortnight

Crafty Hugs
Diane Louise and Team 2 Ladies xx