Saturday, 22 December 2012

Animals in the Snow

Good Morning,

Well Christmas is almost upon us and as this will be my last post before the festivities I would like to wish you all


This is the last challenge of the year at My Time to Craft and will last for two weeks next new challenge will be on 5th January 2013.

For the challenge this fortnight we would like to see:  

Animals in the Snow

Image - Di's Digis
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - LOTV
Holly die - Cheery Lynn
Extra's - Pearls, Glamour Dust, sentiment

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

James Bear

Good Morning

Well here we are at the last challenge of 2012 at Fab'n'Funky,  and our host for this week is the lovely Sue who has chosen to challenge you to:

Add Ribbon and/or  lace

Our sponsor for this challenge is 

with the prize of £10 voucher to spend online

This will be our last challenge of the year and will end on 30th December.   Winners will announced on the 31st December.
Our next challenge will start on 9th January 2013

Card Recipe:

Image : James Bear in the Snow by LOTV
Colouring Medium : Copics
Papers & Sentiment : LOTV
Flowers : Wild Orchid
Extra's : Lace, Ribbon, Pearls, Glamour Dust, Twinklets, Gold Leaves

Challenges Entered:

Cards und More - Pearls
Celebrate the Occasion - Christmas Anything Goes
Crafty Boots - Christmas
Lexi's Creations - Snow
Cutie Pie Challenge - Cute Christmas
The Squirrel and the Fox - Christmas
Stamptacular Sunday - Christmas Time

Saturday, 15 December 2012

Santa Claus

Good Morning,

Saturday morning and time for a new challenge at My Time to Craft and this week we have an easy challenge for you, 

all we need is to see Santa Claus somewhere on your creation.

Card recipe:

Image - Free magazine stamp
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - LOTV and My Mind's Eye
Sentiment - LOTV
Corner die - Memory Vox
Extras - MS edge punch, ribbon

Challenges entered:

Friday, 14 December 2012

W for Winter White

Good Morning,

Today sees our last challenge of the year at the Alphabet Challenge where this week the challenge is:

W for Winter White
(All white work)

I am always a little daunted by all white work, but I was rather pleased with the finished result although the photo doesn't show up all the glitter and unfortunately there are some shadows behind the trees.

 Card Recipe:

Dies used:
Oval - Nesties
Trees - Marianne
Snowflakes - Cheery Lynn
Corners - Memory Box
Extras - Computer generated sentiment, glamour dust

Challenges entered:

Crafty Ann's - White on White
ABC Christmas Challenge - Favourite dies
Paper Pretties - White on White
Papertake Weekly - Snow White
Unstampabelles - Christmas (no stamps)

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

A Vintage Christmas

Good Morning,

Time for a new challenge at Fab'n'Funky which this week is brought to us by our lovely teamie Anne-Marie and her choice of theme this week is:

A Vintage Christmas

We have two sponsors for you this week:


Floppy Lattes Digital Designs ::All Digital All The Time

The Design Team were lucky enough to be able to chose digi's from Floppy Latte to use in their creations so pop along to the challenge blog and see their wonderful designs

Card Recipe:

Image - Poinsettia Frame by Floppy Latte
(I decoupaged one of the flowers)
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - My Mind's Eye
Sentiment - Anna Griffin Stamp
Corner die - Memory Box
Extra's - Pearls, Ribbon

Challenges Entered:

Crafty Boots - Christmas
Crafty Mess Challenges - Vintage Christmas

Saturday, 8 December 2012

Wee Holly

Good Morning,

Cold here again today though most of the snow has gone apart from on the tops of the hills but looks quite slippy again outside.  Hope you are all keeping warm.

Today sees a new challenge at My Time to Craft and we have a Christmas theme this week with a difference:

Non Traditional Christmas Colours

Image : Holly by Wee Stamps
Colouring Medium : Copics
Papers : Cosmo Cricket and stash
Sentiment : LOTV
Extras : Ribbons, Adhesive Stones, Glamour Dust, Charm

Challenges Entered:

Guylou's Inimitability Blog - Non Trad Colours
Pattie's Creations - Christmas Card
Stampin for the Weekend - Let it Snow
Charisma Cardz - Christmas
Delightful Challenges - All About Christmas
Paper Play Challenges - Christmas is Coming
Whimsy Inspirations Challenge - Festive
Christmas at Sweet Stampin - Anything Christmas Goes
Ruby's Rainbow - Non Trad Christmas Colours
Paper Pretties - Christmas Inspired

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Good Morning,

It's time for a new challenge at Fab'n'Funky and this week our challenge is brought to us by our lovely teamie Ciska and she has chosen the theme of:

Non Traditional Christmas Colours

Card Recipe

Image :  Stamp Fairy and I decoupaged the heart
Colouring Medium : Copics
Papers : Stash
Doily & Circle Die : Nesties
Corner Die : Whimsy
Poinsettia die : Marianne
Sentiment : LOTV
Extras : Glamour Dust, Twinklets, Adhesive stone

Sunday, 2 December 2012

'Tis the Season to be Jolly

Good Afternoon,

What a beautiful day it has been here, very frosty all day but lovely clear skies and plenty of sunshine makes me want to put up the Christmas decorations but I will wait for at least another week or so, I hope wherever you are you have had a beautiful day too.  I have a card to share with you now made for one of my granddaughters

Card Recipe:

Image : Berry - Wee Stamps Digi
Colouring Medium : Copics
Papers & Sentiment : Lili of the Valley
Flowers : Wild Orchid
Snowflake Die : Cheery Lynn
Extras : Corner Punch, Silver Leaves, Liquid Pearls, Angel charm, Glamour Dust

Challenges Entered:

Eclectic Ellapu : Santa Paws and/or Snowflakes
Totally Gorjuss : Anything Goes with Glitter
Wags'n'Whiskers : Christmas
Copic Marker Europe : A Christmas Card
Divas by Design : Glitter and Sparkle
For Fun Challenges : Christmas and Sparkly
The Paper Shelter : Christmas
Ladybug Crafts Ink : Snowflakes
Sweet Stamps - Cold and Snowy

Saturday, 1 December 2012

Christmas Friends

Well this is unusual for me a second post today and this is for the challenge at My Time to Craft where we have a super easy challenge for you this week:

so get out all your lovely snowmen images and make another Christmas card to add to your collection.

Card Recipe:

Image - Di's Digi's
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers and Sentiment - Lili of the Valley
Dies - Memory Box, Cherry Lynn
Extras - Adhesive stones, snowflake charm, Glamour Dust

Challenges Entered:

Fussy & Fancy - I love Christmas
Jingle Bells - Anything Holiday Goes
Crazy 4 Challenges - Feature a Snowman 

Fab'n'Funky Mid challenge Reminder

Good Morning,

Just a quick reminder that you have until Tuesday evening to join in our 3rd Birthday Challenge at Fab'n'Funky where we have some fantastic sponsors with fabulous prizes this week.

I have a card to share with you for our challenge of 

Three of Something or the Number 3

Card Recipe:

Image and Sentiment - Jazz Dance by Flonz (one of our sponsors)
Colouring Medium - Copics (available from Cult pens another sponsor)
Papers - Stash
Circle and Doily Die - Nestabilities
Border Punch - Martha Stewart
Extras - 3 pearls, sticky corners, ribbon, treble clef charm

Do take a look at the challenge blog and see some more projects to inspire you by members of the Design Team and we look forward to seeing your creations.