Saturday, 22 April 2017

Challenge 56 and Winners of Challenge 55


Good morning and welcome to our latest challenge,

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 and it means so much to us that you join us each fortnight.  The DT ladies had an enjoyable time visiting your blogs.  

 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
ANYTHING GOES

You can make anything you like, maybe a card, a scrapbook layout of even home decor. You 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


If you are our lucky winner of this challenge, 
you will receive the following fabulous prize... 
3 digital stamps of your choice from the Crafty Sentiments store

Click HERE to be taken to Crafty Sentiments store - it is really worth a visit.
They sell a large selection of gorgeous digital stamps.
For further inspiration take a look at their 

If you would like to be in with a chance of winning these 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.




Dora using A Gentle Touch

 




Here are the lucky winners from our last challenge (number 55)....

Our randomly picked winner who will receive a prize 

from Toadstool Printables is 

 Congratulations, please contact Diane Louise at
to claim your prize and receive your winners badge.

On your email, in the subject line, can you put the words
'Winner of Challenge 55, Toadstool Printables

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

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

#25- Larissa  
Such a sweet image and her coloring with Polychromos pencils is absolutely gorgeous.

#118- Paperesse
This card is so cute, I love the bright colors and gorgeous papers.
Di's Digi Stamps Bunny image Easter card, design by Paperesse.

#146- Louise
Stunning Easter Basket with adorable images and gorgeous flowers, 
I love all of the details.




We also have a re-draw from Challenge 52, as no one came forward
to claim the prize from Sherri Baldy, My Besties.
The randomly picked winner who will receive the prize is

No 51 Tracey


Congratulations, please contact Diane Louise at
to claim your prize and receive your winners badge.

On your email, in the subject line, can you put the words
'Winner of Challenge 52, My Besties

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




Have fun crafting this fortnight

Crafty Hugs
Diane Louise and Team 2 Ladies xx



Saturday, 8 April 2017

Challenge 55 and Winners of Challenge 54


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 posting 
for the winners of our last challenge.


The theme of this fortnights challenge is

ANIMALS OR BIRDS


Here are details of this challenge's wonderful sponsor... 



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!! 

One lucky winner of our challenge will win this fabulous prize…
3 images of your choice from Toadstool Printables Etsy store

Click HERE to be taken to their Etsy-store 
to see all the beautiful digital stamps/clip arts on sale.


If you would like to be in with a chance of winning these fabulous prize,
please enter your creation using Inlinkz below.


Don't forget you can enter up to 3 times

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

Using Pre-coloured ChristmasWreath, Merry Christmas and 2 Birds


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So here is the winner of last times challenge (No 54)

Our randomly picked winner who will receive a prize from 

Sami Stamps is....  No 115 Paper Whims


Congratulations Wendy Lynn, 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 54, Sami Stamps’

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

and now for the Top 3 favourites, as chosen by Dora - as we had so many entries for last times challenge, Dora found it difficult to pick just 3 as they were all absolutely beautiful. So as you can see, she picked 4 lovely creations.  
Congratulations Ladies and please collect your Top 3 Winners badge from the tab at the top of the page.

No 167 Betta Scrap

No 114 Plony
No 111 Andrea Norris
No 134 Lorraine A


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Have fun crafting

Love


Tanya, Diane Louise & Team 1 Ladies   xxx



Saturday, 25 March 2017

Challenge 54 and winners of Challenge 53


Good morning and welcome to our latest challenge

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 and it means so much to us that you join us each fortnight.  The DT ladies had an enjoyable time visiting your blogs.  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
‘B is for….’

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 and has something with the letter B on it… for example Bows, Buttons, Boys etc etc.   Don’t forget to mention in your post what they are…

Our wonderful sponsor for today's challenge is 
Sami Stamps


If you are our lucky winner of this challenge, 
you will receive the following fabulous prize... 
a 12$ gift card to spend at Sami Stamps store

Click HERE  to be taken to Sami Stamps store - it is really worth a visit.
They sell a large selection of gorgeous digital stamps.
For further inspiration take a look at their Blog and Facebook page. 


If you would like to be in with a chance of winning these fabulous prize, 
please enter your creation using Inlinkz below.



Don't forget you can enter up to 3 times



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GUEST DESIGNER SPOT

  We are joined this fortnight by the fabulously talented 
Bonnie Kohan from Grandma Bonnies Place

Grandma Bonnie is also a member of Sami Stamps Design Team.

We would like to say 'Welcome and Thanks' for making this lovely card for our challenge using 
Bird on Branch 
'B' is for Bird, Branch, Blossoms and the colour Brown

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...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.


Diane Louise using Another Beautiful Day & Three Loyal Friends
'B' is for Buttons, Bows, Blossoms, Bone Charm, Boots and Bling

 Dora using Birthday Kitty
'B' is for Balloons, Butterfly, Birthday and the colour Blue


Geesje using I Love Books
'B' is for the colour Brown, Boy and Books

Linda using Little Flower Fairy
'B' is for the colours - Blue, Brown and Berry.
'B' is for Blossoms, Butterflies, Buttons, Bling Bling


Petra using Sneeky Whiskers
'B' is for Brown, Birds and Bunch (of cats)

Tracey using Balloon Puppy
'B' is for Balloon, Blue, Bunting, Brickwork


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Here are the lucky winners from our last challenge (number 53)....

Our randomly picked winner who will receive a prize 
from Pink Gem Designs is 



Number 24 Rainey's Craft Room


Congratulations, please contact Diane Louise at
to claim your prize and receive your winners badge.

On your email, in the subject line, can you put the words
'Winner of Challenge 53 and Pink Gem Designs’

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

and now for the Top 3 favourites, as chosen by Diane Louise and Laura
Congratulations and please collect your Top 3 Winners badge from the tab at the top of the page.   

Diane Louise  -  I just couldn't narrow my choices down to three, so I have added an extra one.   Here are my chosen cards....

Number 14  Lovely Linda
Fabulous card for a little boy using bright primary colours.  

Number 21 Paper Mona
An absolutely stunning 'Welcome to a new baby' exploding box card.  Lovely use of wooden shapes.
 
Number 42 Chris
This beautiful card just made me smile and reminded me of my daughter when she was a toddler, as she loved to dress up in my clothes and shoes, but I didnt have a gorgeous hat like this little girl is wearing.

Number 71 Pinkys World
A beautiful birthday card for a little 5 year old girl.  Gorgeous colouring of a sweet stamp.


and here are Laura's Top 3 favourites...
She found it so difficult to choose as all the cards were so beautiful.

No 74 Kaijan Arkea

No 72 Patsy Long
No 22 Lillian


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Have fun crafting this fortnight



Crafty Hugs


Diane Louise and Team 2 Ladies xx