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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A great new challenge at The Outlawz

Good morning all,

Tuesday morning brings another Colour challenge at The Outlawz and this week Carla has given us a fantastic inspirational picture.  The DT have all made some really great projects inspired by this picture.

Our sponsor this month is Fabrika Fantasy with 3 digis as a prize.

I am still not into colouring, so again used a lovely pre-coloured picture Fairy-tale Princess for my card. I cut it out with a Nellie Snellen MFD

I was inspired by the glass balls and the glimmer and glitz, so tried to create a background with embossing powder and a stencil. It does look better on the card than on the photo.

I also added glitter and gems to the dress and a few scattered gems around the card.

The sentiment was computer generated.

Will enter the following challenges:

Crafting from the Heart #179...Anything goes
Ooh-la-la #239...diecuts
Glitter n Sparkle #261 ...Anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #68...Anything goes
Crafting with friends #52...Anything goes
Simply Papercraft #52...Anything goes
Crafty Friends challenge # 68...Anything goes

Thanks for visiting, take care and see you soon.

Love Ursula

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Witchy or Autumn challenge

Good morning,

After having had a lovely long holiday and needing to get back into routine, I have somehow not succeeded very well, as I forgot all about posting this challenge last very sorry.

Over at Let's Craft and Create this month the challenge is to create something witchy or autumn. Now not being much into Haloween, I decided to go with autumn.
I haven't yet got back into crafting fully, so just went with something simple.

For some lovely ideas please go and visit the DT and see the lovely cards they have come up with.

The idea came from something I saw on Pinterest.

Punched 3 squares with a leaf punch, matted onto coloured squares.

Added twine and a tag to complete this.

I quite liked the CAS look.

Will enter some challenges:

Created and Makes challenge #15...Anything goes
Crafting from the Heart #178...Anything goes
Cardy in Envy ... Blowing in the wind
A Bit more time to craft   #53...Anything goes
The Crafter's Cafe...#182...Use diecuts or punches

Thanks for visiting and I will be back soon. Take care and keep safe.

Love Ursula

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Back with a colour challenge

Good morning friends,

I can't believe it is so long since I was on here, but my lovely long holiday was the reason that I didn't do any posting, but all things come to an end and so here I am back and bringing you a lovely Colour challenge from The Outlawz today. I have been doing such a lot of crocheting the last year and when I saw this gorgeous design I just new I had to use this for a colour challenge.

The DT have made lovely cards using  an image from our sponsor Fabrika Fantasy

I used the image Poppy fairy for my card and decided to do some paper piecing for my poppies, as I am not doing well with my colouring at the moment.

Added some glitter to the fairy wings.
Ribbon with a bow and my added flower to finish.

Will add a sentiment when I want to use the card.

I do hope you will join in the challenge this week and would love to have you visit and see the cards made by teamies.

Take and will see you soon

Love Ursula

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Summer fun at The Outlawz

Good morning,

It is rather chilly in my neck of the woods, so I can only dream of summer fun, but that will come quickly enough.

This week we have a lovely colour palette chosen by my teamie AJ with a twist of summer fun for the colour challenge at The Outlawz.

We would love you to come and join us this week, so do hop over and see what the DT have made for inspiration.

Our sponsor for the month is Bugaboo Stamps


This is what I came up with

Paper is from an old paper bloc "Pretty Papers" from Marianne Design matted onto pink cardstock.

Image is Flower love  coloured with Distress inkpads and cut with Nellie Snellen MFD

Sentiment was computer generated and cut out.

Will enter the following challenges:
A bit more time to craft #48...Anything goes
Bugaboo Crafty challenge ... Anything goes
Card Mania #94...Summer fun
Crafty Girls Creations  #38 ...Anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's patterned paper ...anything goes
Create and Inspire #64...Anything goes
Creative Ladybird Creations #28...Anything goes
DL.ART challenge ...Anything goes
DL.ART Thankful Thursday #208 ...Anything goes
Love to Craft #12 ...Anything goes
World Wide Open challenge #24...Anything goes

Thanks for coming to visit, hope to see you soon again.

Love Ursula

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

New colour challenge - any holiday

Good morning all,

A tad late with this post. Yesterday  a new Colour challenge started at The Outlawz. Cara chose this lovely picture for inspiration and the twist is to make any holiday card. If you have a look at the DT cards, they have used a variety of colours and holiday themes. I hope you will join us.

Our sponsor this month is Bugaboo Stamps

For my card this week I chose to go with a Christmas card.

The paper is from my stash

The image is from Bugaboo called  Bug Love Angel which I coloured very lightly with Distress inks and cut it out with Nellies nesting dies.

I added some pearls and a Peeloff sentiment.

Entering it in the following challenges:

A Snowflake's Promise # 42...Anything goes
Digi Chooseday #28...Anything goes
Inky Chicks #85...Christmas
Retarte #101...Anything goes
The Holly and the Ivy #10...Anything Christmas
Through the Craftroom Door ...Anything goes
Unicorn challenge #23 ...Christmas in July

Thank you for popping in, I have been very lax with my posting the last while, but do appreciate your visits.

Take care and see you soon.
Love Ursula

Monday, June 5, 2017

Girls, girls, girls at Let's Craft & Create

Hello from a long absent blogger,

I am back after a lovely holiday in New Zealand, but after our return home both my hubby and I got some sort of virus (not the same one) had very different symptoms, but I am pleased to say I am back to full health. Hubby still is not quite there.

This month over at Let's Craft and Create the new challenge is "Girls,girls,girls"
Please pop in and see the lovely designs from the DT. They are just awesome.

It took me a while to get myself into the crafting mode, having been away for 3 this is what I decided to do.

All the printed papers are the last pieces from a "My mind's eye"paper bloc.
I distressed two of the pieces and stamped a design from a Marianne Design set onto one of the pieces.
The pink diecut is actually a piece of fabric with an adhesive packing.

Added lace and some thin corded ribbon with a beaded pin and a pearl.

Added a tag with a sentiment.

Entering the following challenges:

 Artistic Inspirations  #180...Anything goes
Crafting from the Heart #162...Anything goes
Come and Get it ...Anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #59...Anything goes
The Ribbon Girls ...Any image with ribbon

It's been great to share this with you all and I will come back later to enter a few challenges.

Will be back soon, take care.

Love Ursula

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Entwined at Let's Craft and Create

Good morning friends and a happy Sunday,

Today starts the new challenge at Let's Craft and Create with the theme ..entwined. So just use twine somewhere on your project. If you hop over to the challenge blog you will see amazing projects for inspiration.

I need some sympathy cards in my stash, so that is what I made this time.

I used a Memory box die..Darling poppies and cut it twice. Once with black card and then with red.
Glued down the black outline first and then inlaid the red pieces.

The sentiment is a Just Rite stamp.

Added a twine bow and some pearls to finish.

Matted it onto black cardstock.

Entering the following challenges:

A Gem of a challenge #189...Use 3 B's (3 beads, bow, black)
Di's Digi Designs....Diecuts/punches
A bit more time to Craft #39...Anything goes
Craft-Dee bows...Anything goes
World wide challenge ...Anything goes

Have a lovely day and a great week. I am off on a long holiday this week, visiting our son and family in New Zealand, so will be while before I am back. Take care.

Love Ursula