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Wednesday, 30 October 2013

You're Such a Witch!

Hi all!

Tomorrow's All Hallow's Eve! Spooky......Even though we don't celebrate Halloween in the Netherlands, my hubs has announced that we will be watching a Halloween movie on the night...gulp. Considering I'm a real scaredy-cat, I am not looking forward to that, but once I realised I would be able to eat Halloween-themed food, I warmed up to the idea more. Now that's a tradition I can get into!

Fab 'n Funky's new challenge is also Halloween-themed, We are sponsored by Bugaboo this week, who is also offering up a lovely prize for our winner! So share your lovely projects with us and we will come round and leave some DT love for ya :)

Bugaboo Fancy Sunbonnet Witch, coloured with Promarkers & Spectrum Noirs
* Graphic 45 A Place in Time & K&Co Halloween DPs
* Star Border Punch

* Crafts 4 Eternity (Halloween)
* Digi Galore (Halloween)
* Ladybug Crafts (Halloween and/or Die Cuts)
* Creatieve Zebra (Halloween)
* Gem of a Challenge (More than One Fold)
* Dream Valley Challenges (Halloween)
* Sparkles Forum (Halloween or Halloween Colours)
* Nadia's Challenge (Stitching & Stamp)
* Parade Your Crafts (Halloween or Autumn)
* Kaboodles Doodles (Halloween Anything Goes)

Monday, 28 October 2013

Christmas Cookies

Good morning everyone!

Wow, the minute the clock is set back an hour, Autumn arrives! We are expecting a storm or at least very heavy winds, which I found out when I biked to the train station this morning, I hardly moved forward! But now I'm safe and sound inside again, I'm just dreading the return trip......

I have a Christmas card to share with you, it's getting closer and closer folks! I made this card for the new Ooh La La Challenge, which is "Food and Drink". I love this vintage image, it's from my favourite OLL CD, Yesterday's Memories. I've used up some of the scraps I had from this paper pad on the inside of the card, I can't bear throwing such cutoffs away, but you only need to many little paper strips right? What a dilemma......Anyway, hope you can join us this fortnight, it's a fun theme which is open for a lot of different interpretation, so I'm extra curious to see what you will come up with! Check out the blogpost to see all my teamies' creations!

* Ooh La La Baking Day from the Yesterday's Memories CD
* Basic Grey Jovial & Dovecraft Let It Snow DPs
* SEI Christmas Mint Chiplets & Accents
* Gems from stash

* Paper Pretties (Eat, Drink and be Merry)
* Crafts To Challenge You (Christmas Festivities)
* Lisa B Design (Traditional Christmas)
* Basic Grey (Food and Drink)
* Aud Sentiments (Christmas Sentiment)
* My Heart Pieces (Anything Christmas)
* Pile It On (Embellishment Crazy) I've used chipboard and gems
* Crafty Bloggers Network (Anything Goes)
* Whimsy (Shabby Chic or Vintage)
* Simon Says Stamp (Anything Goes)

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Victorian Christmas

Hi all,

The weeks are flying by at the moment, but I'm glad I managed a card for this week's Fab 'n Funky challenge. This week's challenge is DISTRESS, I've used both a distressing tool and using ink to distress the papers. We are sponsored by Lacy Sunshine and the girls from the DT received some lovely images to work with. I decided to make a Christmas card, as the end of the year seems to be approaching so far right now and I need quite a lot of cards still!

* Lacy Sunshine Curly Sue's Victorian Christmas digi, coloured with Promarkers & Spectrum Noirs
* First Edition Up Up & Away & Authentique Remembrance DPs
* Forest Moss & Victorian Velvet Distress Ink & Distessing Tool
* Joy Craft Flower Heart punch (I use it for making snowflakes)
* Marianne Design Letters and More Backgrounds & Eline's Winterhuis Jingle Bells Stamp Sets
* Scraps, Sentiment Banner and Pearls from stash

* Addicted to Stamps (Christmas is Coming)
* Crealing (Swirls) On the Paper
* Color Me Creative Classroom (Anything Goes)
* One Stitch at a Time (Anything Goes)
* Creative Fingers (Anything Goes plus Optional Twist: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun)
* Creative Craft Challenges (Anything Goes)
* LadyBug Crafts (Anything Goes)
* Polka Doodles (Anything Goes)
* Crafty Bloggers Network (Anything Goes)
* Art Impressions (Anything Goes)

Monday, 14 October 2013

Such an Elegant Rooster

Hi everyone!

Hope you all had a nice weekend? My weekend started on Friday, when I attended the wedding of a very close friend on the other side of the country, then travelled all the way back home to be on Student Information Market at the university the next day, then a spot of shopping. Hubs joined me in the evening and we had a fantastic steak dinner and then went to the cinema to see Gravity. Stunning images, but I thought the story was a bit weak. I spent Sunday lounging, crafting and catching up on my DT duties.

But now another week is starting and a new Ooh La La challenge is too! The theme this fortnight is "Things with Wings". I've used an image of a rooster from the new Shawn Jenkins Collection CD, which has some fantastic craft sets, both everyday AND Christmas! It would be great to see you all joining us :)

* Elegant Rooster image & DPs from the Shawn Jenkins CD, worked the edges with Vintage Photo Distress Ink
* MS Picket Fence border punch
* Pebbles Black Chipboard Chips
* Personal Impressions sentiment stamp
* Pearl from stash

* Let's Craft & Create (Favourite Ink Technique) Using Distress Ink to age images and emphasize piramage
* The Squirrel and the Fox (Things with Wings)
* Paper Creators Crafts (Punches or Dies) I've used a border punch on the front and inside of the card
* Fussy & Fancy (One for the Boys)
* Whimsy Stamps (Vintage or Shabby Chic)
* A Little Bit Crazy (A Little Bit Shabby)
* Natalie & Amy (Shabby Chic)
* Charisma Cardz (Animals)
* Totally Gorjuss (Wings and Things)
* Creative Moments (Anything Goes/Autumn)

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

We're Jammin'

Happy Wednesday everyone!

I'm back in my crafty groove again and have managed to finish my card for this week's Fab 'n Funky challenge, themed It's All Rock 'n Roll to Me! Our sponsor this week is Kenny K, who also provided the DT with some great images to pick from. I've chosen Groove Dude, who I think is wonderful for male birthday cards. I've used some of my new Authentique DPs to continue the music theme. Hope you can join us, let's see your music-inspired creations!

* Create & Craft CS
* Kenny K Groove Dude digi, coloured with Promarkers & Spectrum Noirs
* Authentique Irresistable & Echo Park For the Record DPs
* Panduro Washi Tape
* Anna Griffin Letters & Borders and Personal Impressions stamp sets
* Vintage Photo Distress Ink
* Black square embellishments from stash

* Southern Girls (Song-Inspired Project) I've chosen -We're Jammin'- as my inspiration song
* Fussy & Fancy (One for the Boys)
* A Gem of a Challenge (Let's Hear it for the Boys)
* Robin's Fetish (Use a Digi)
* C is for Challenges (Boys & Men)
* Tammy's Scrappin' Corner (Inspired by a Song Title) I've chosen -We're Jammin'- as my inspiration song
* Papertake Weekly (2 by 2) 2 DPs, 2 sentiments, 2 main colours
* One Stitch at a Time (Use a Digi)
* ABC Challenge (W is for Words)
* Crafty Catz (Anything Goes)