Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Q & L Challenge - Silence

Our next 2 words from The Craft Barn's Quotes & Lyrics Challenge are Silence and/or Dazzle.  I chose to use Silence for my altered beer mat and this quote is by Claude Debussy.  I was pleased to be able to use a stamp I have had for a very long time and not had much opportunity to use!

Saturday, 18 January 2014

Gruffies & Guests Challenge #1 - Anything Goes

Shaz has started a new monthly challenge blog called Gruffies & Guests,  specifically for all Gruffie, House Mouse and Happy Hopper images and I am lucky enough to be on the Design Team.  We have 2 teams, and I am on Team B and will be posting halfway reminders.   There are still 2 weeks left to enter and you could win a lovely prize of a £10 voucher from our sponsor, Crafty Ribbons.  

I made my DT card using one of my HM stamps that I've had for quite a while, and coloured it in with Copics.

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Q & L Challenge - Smile

The new challenge from The Craft Barn for this year is Quotes and Lyrics, and our first word/s are Smile and/or Up.  I decided to alter beer mats for this challenge, as I made ATCs last year plus I have a whole stack of beer mats that I bought in bulk in my early crafting days so it will be a good excuse to use them up!  I will make a book of some sort at some stage for them to go in!  I went for Smile as my word, and Googled some quotes and liked this one.  Unfortunately it didn't say where it originated from.  Looking forward to seeing what our next words are!

Saturday, 11 January 2014

12 Tags of 2014 - January

I have finally got round to taking part in Tim's Tags!  I've been meaning to since he stopped doing the Christmas ones but not quite managed it!  However, I have now made January 2014's one so am up to date for this year so far!!  I don't have a lot of the up to date projects but managed to find enough things in my stash to make this.  I used mainly Pumice Stone Distress Ink and the clock face is from a sheet of TH paper.

Here is Tim's one:-

Thursday, 9 January 2014

Alpha Challenge 2013

The Craft Barn ran the Alpha Challenge throughout 2013 and I am pleased to say I kept up with it and completed it on time!  This is my finished book.  Now looking forward to seeing what the new challenge for 2014 is going to be and wondering if I will be able to keep up with that too!

Saturday, 4 January 2014

Gruffies & Guests Challenge #1 - Anything Goes

Today is the day!  The wonderful new challenge blog, Gruffies & Guests, run by my lovely friend Shaz, goes live today with it's first challenge - Anything Goes.

Here you can use any House Mouse, Gruffies or Happy Hoppers that you have in your collections and this blog is for any crafts, not just cards.

Our first sponsor is Crafty Ribbons with a lovely prize of a £10 voucher (excluding p & p) to spend in their store. So pop on over and take part!

I will be back with my own DT piece and a challenge reminder in 2 weeks time!