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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Colour challenge with Olympics

Good morning all,
Tuesday again and a new colour challenge at The Outlawz.

The colour palette was chosen by AJ, and she chose the Olympic flag, and what a fitting choice, having been so involved with the Olympics over the past 2 weeks. Many hours spent watching all the amazing athletes.

So this week we ask you to use at least 3 of the colours for your project




Thanks to our sponsor this month Bugaboo Stamps for the images that the DT have used.

For my card I used Christmas trio blocks







Paper from my stash

I coloured the images with Distress inkpads and added glitter, Cut each one out and mounted on a coloured diecut.

Added a bow and  attached a small wooden christmas tree

Sentiment was cut from a piece of designer paper in my stash.


Will enter some challenges:


Craft-Dee bows...Anything goes
Crafting from the Heart #124...Anything goes
Craft Your Passion #326...Anything goes
Love to Scrap #84...Anything goes
613 Avenue Create...Anything goes
Crafty Friends #38...Anything goes
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas challenge #295...Anything goes
Crafty Sentiments Designs #23...Anything goes
Lemon Shortbread #22...Anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door...Anything goes
Sunny Day Crafting #11...Anything goes
Retarte #84...Anything goes
Digi Chooseday    #34...Anything goes

Have a wonderful week and take care...see you soon.

Love Ursula


Sunday, August 21, 2016

Sunday releases at DS4J

Good morning and a happy Sunday to you all,

There are some images being released at Digistamps4Joy to day and you can see the lovely cards made by the DT for inspiration using these images. So head on over HEREand see what they have to show.



I have used paper from my stash and cut the spotted one with a Nellie Snellen MFD.

The image is Party Shoes coloured with Twinkling H20's with a touch of glitter added.

The sentiment is an embossing folder. I used a co-ordinations paper and sanded the embossing to bring out the base colour.

Finished off with pearls.

Entering the following challenges:

Crafty Friends #38...Anything goes
Ellibelle's Creative Moments ...Let's colour linky party #11
My Time to Craft #327...Embossing
Colour Crazy challenge #20...Anything goes
Creative Fingers #114...Anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack #152...Anything goes
Crafting with an Attitude #18...Anything goes
Crafty Girls Creations #24...Anything goes
Crafting by Designs ...Anything goes
Creative Moments #100...Anything goes
Inspiration Destination #99...Anything goes
Mod Squad challenge The dies the thing
The Crafty Addicts #22...Anything goes/die cuts
Wonderful Wednesdays ...Anything goes
Word Art Wednesday #244/245...Anything goes

I do hope you are having or had a wonderful weekend and the week ahead with be a great one. Take care and see you soon.

Love Ursula

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Fancy fold for the Colour challenge

Good morning all,
Another Tuesday has crept up on us and so there is a new colour challenge at The Outlawz.
This week it was the turn of my teamie Jacqui to select a colour palette and inspirational photo. The twist being "A fancy fold"


Our sponsor for the month is Bugaboo Stamps









I have used the image Frame it..Our thoughts and prayers candle



I am not sure that my fold has a special name, but I use it quite often,

The paper is from my stash.

I coloured the image with Distress inks and added a pearl finish to the candle. cut it out and matted to a scolloped diecut.

Added pearls to finish, I didn't add anything else to the card, as I prefer these to be a little less fussy.



Will enter the following challenges:

Incy Wincy Designs...Get well/sympathy
Love to Scrap #84...Anything goes
Dragonfly Dreams...more than one fold
Digi Designs Fun folds


I hope you all have a great week. Take care and hope to see you soon.


Love Ursula

Monday, August 15, 2016

Midway challenge #127 at Digistamps4Joy

Happy Monday friends,
It is a lovely and spring like morning in my part of the country, but needless to say winter will still try and make its presence felt at some time. In the meantime we are enjoying the lovely weather.

Do come and join us, there is still 2 weeks to go and the DT have made some awesome cards for inspiration. Just make sure you use an image..stamped or digital. A lovely prize of $10 gift certificate awaits the winner.

My card to day is for the challenge at Digistamsp4Joy with the theme anything goes with a twist ...to add roses.,



I have used the image Stained glass roses

The papers are from Kaisecraft's True Romance, punched a fancy corner.

The image was coloured with Pan Pastels and cut with a MFD.

Added a peel-off Sentiment and 3 pearls to finish.




Will enter the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create #188...Anything goes
Come and Get It...punches and dies
Dragonfly journeys #70...A rose is a rose

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #39...Anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu ...Floral
Colouring in Scrapland #14...Anything goes
Crafting from the Heart #123...Anything goes
Craft your Passion #325...Anything goes
Love to Scrap #84...Anything goes
A bit more time to craft #26...Anything goes
World Wide challenge #13...Anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore use a digi or stamp
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper ...Anything goes
Lunagirl Moonbeams ...Anything goes
Petal Lu #20...Anything goes
Stempelsonne #172...Anything goes
The Sisters of Craft...Anything goes


Have a wonderful day and week and see you tomorrow for another DT card. Till then..take care.

Love Ursula



Tuesday, August 9, 2016

A bootfull of flowers

Good morning friends,
It is a good morning as we are having a holiday in South Africa today, celebrating Women's Day.....

At The Outlaws the new Colour challenge has started. This week Ina has selected the colour palette and inspirational photo. You choose 2 colours from the photo and your own twist.





Our sponsor for the month is Bugaboo Stamps and the DT have used a selection of their images on the cards, so please come over and visit.

I have used the image Spring boot




For my card I used the colours Teal, yellow and a brick red and the twist ...add stripes.

The paper I used is from an old bloc and had  the right colours, with the edges punched.

The image was coloured with Distress inkpads and cut with an X-cut die.

Sentiment and pearls to finish.


Will enter the following challenges:

Craft your Passion #324...Anything goes
Love to Scrap #83...Take two (2 sets of pearls)
The Crafter's Cafe #154...Flowers
Crafts Galore Encore ... use a stamp or digi
Crafty Hazelnuts patterned paper ...Anything goes
Craft Sentiments Designs ...use dies
Digi Chooseday #32...Anything goes
Lemon Shortbread #21...Anything goes
Retarte #83...Anything goes


I wish you all a wonderful day and a great week ahead. Take care and see you soon.

Love Ursula




Monday, August 8, 2016

SALE, SALE, SALE,

Good morning all,



Tomorrow we are having a holiday in South Africa celebrating Women's day and  Digistamps4Joy  is having a sale to celebrate this.


In the "Divas by Design"category there is a 30% discount, but just for 3 days....so hurry along.


Don't forget, they also have a reward system
This means you can earn 'points' on every purchase you make, which will add up to a discount on your next purchase!  Earn $1 in rewards for every $10 spent.

Have a wonderful day and join us in celebrating all women throughout the world.


Love Ursula



Friday, August 5, 2016

Wedding anniversary at Let's Craft and Create

Good morning,
After a rather chilly couple of days and strong winds blowing the whole night through, we are hopefully going to have a lovely sunny and warm day.

Today there is a new challenge at Let's Craft and Create with the theme Wedding or Wedding anniversary. The Dt have made some really stunning cards, so please pop over and feast your eyes.

I made an anniversary card and tried my hand at making it CAS.



I used a new Marianne Creatables die to cut the lovely edge.  Have had it for a while though, but not used before.

Cut the hearts with a Nellie Snellen die and embossed the large one, coloured the small one.

Stamped the sentiment and added pearls.

Had to stop myself from adding  more.


Will enter the following challenges:

Inspiration Destination #96...Anything goes
The Crafty Addicts #21...Anything goes/Emboss it.
Wonderful Wednesday
Sasayaki Glitter challenge...Use diecuts
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #38...Anything goes
One Stitch at a Time #267...Anything goes with dies
Craft your Passion #232 ...Anything goes
Cards and Scrap #122...Anything goes
A Bit More Time to Craft #25...Anything goes
Not Just Cards #34...Anything goes


I hope you all  have a good day...the weekends is not far off now. Take care and see you soon.

Love Ursula