Challenge Winning cards

Monday, August 08, 2022

Birthday Butterfly

It's Monday which means there is a new challenge at Dream Valley Challenges ...


This week there isn't a sponsor - the challenge is just for fun.

The theme is:

SHAPED CARDS

As always the design team have come up with some inspiration to get your creative juices flowing - here's my card:






The butterfly is actually two single wings stuck together to make a whole butterfly.

What I used:

Card base - Ross Papercraft
Papers - The Range
Butterfly - Home Bargains (Wedding section)
Gems - from stash
Vellum - from stash


I'm entering this card into the challenges at:

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #187 - anything goes

Try It On Tuesday - Make it feminine

Crafty Calendar Challenge August - anything goes

Just Us Girls #664 - butterflies




So have a pop over at the Dream Valley Challenge Blog to see some more lovely inspiration from my teamies on the design team and have a chance at winning a prize.

Thanks for visiting

Sharon

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Monday, July 25, 2022

Christmas Angel

It's Monday which means there is a new challenge at Dream Valley Challenges ...


This week we are being sponsored by Colour of Love who has kindly provided images for us to use


As always the design team have come up with some inspiration to get your creative juices flowing - here's my card:





What I used:

Image - Colour of Love

Coloured with - Pro-markers

Patterned paper - Craft Sensations

Snowflake Punch - Hobbycraft

Peel-off gem


I'm entering this card into the challenges at:

My Time To Craft #486 - Christmas in July

Crafty Gals #233Christmas in July

Creative Knockouts #462 - Christmas in July

Christmas Craft Creations - patterned paper




So have a pop over at the Dream Valley Challenge Blog to see some more lovely inspiration from my teamies on the design team and have a chance at winning a prize.

Thanks for visiting

Sharon

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Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Special Day

I bought a huge pack of 50 kraft 6x6 card blanks for 2 quid at a recent Ross Papercraft Fair so you may see a lot of kraft cards in the coming months...



What I used:

Kraft base and card - Ross Papercraft

Digi image - Karleigh Sue

Coloured with - Promarkers

Papers - Ross Papercraft

Greeting - Paper Flowers font

Scroll dies - Cheery Lynn

Flower stickers - Papermania


I'm playing along with the challenges at:

Passion For Markers #648 - Bingo Board (dies, image, sentiment) 








Thanks for visiting

Sharon

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Monday, June 27, 2022

Baby Elephant

It's Monday which means there is a new challenge at Dream Valley Challenges ...


This week we are being sponsored by The Paper Shelter who has kindly provided images for us to use


The theme this week is...

ALL OCCASIONS

As always the design team have come up with some inspiration to get your creative juices flowing - here's my card:





What I used:

Image - The Paper Shelter

Patterned Papers - Ross Papercraft

Greeting - Claire Hand font

Coloured with - Spectrum Noir


I'm entering this card into the challenges at:

Get Creative #112 - two or more layers

Passion for Markers #646 - celebrations

Crafty Gals Corner #232 - anything goes

Sisterhood of Crafters - layers

Krafty Chicks #617 - all occasions


So have a mooch over at the Dream Valley Challenge Blog to see some more lovely inspiration from my teamies on the design team and have a chance at winning a prize.

Thanks for visiting

Sharon

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Monday, June 13, 2022

Be A Unicorn

It's Monday which means there is a new challenge at Dream Valley Challenges ...


The challenge this week is just for fun and the theme is:

Use a sentiment

As always the design team have come up with some inspiration to get your creative juices flowing - here's my card:




What I used:

Image and greeting - Bugaboo
Patterned paper - The Works
Coloured with - Promarkers


I'm entering this card into the challenges at:


Creative Fingers #233 - AG

Crafty Catz Challenge #599 - cute animals/AG

The Fairy and Unicorn Challenge June - AG

Allsorts Challenge #680 - use a stamped image


So have a pop over at the Dream Valley Challenge Blog to see some more lovely inspiration from my teamies on the design team and have a chance at winning a prize.

Thanks for visiting

Sharon
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Tuesday, June 07, 2022

Rainbow 50th Birthday

A quick CAS 50th birthday card for a friend from work...



 

Patterned paper - Papermania

Happy Birthday die - The Works

Number dies - unbranded

Embossing folder - Jellybean Crafts


I'm playing along with the current challenges at:

Pammie's Inky Pinkies #2223 - AG

Alphabet Challenge - E is for embossing

Through The Craftroom Door (7/6) - AG

Crafter's Cafe #285 - sports or stripes


Thanks for visiting

Sharon

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Monday, May 30, 2022

Birthday Butterflies

It's Monday which means there is a new challenge at Dream Valley Challenges ...


This week we are being sponsored by All Dressed Up who has kindly provided images for us to use





As always the design team have come up with some inspiration to get your creative juices flowing - here's my card:



What I used:

Image - Fly Away Butterfly by  All Dressed Up

Papers -  very old - from The Range

Pink flowers - from stash

Greeting - Adorable font


I'm entering this card into the challenges at:

Creative Fingers #232 - AG

Crafty Catz #597 - all about the girls

Di's Digi Challenge - hand coloured image

Use Your Stuff #449 - AG


So have a pop over at the Dream Valley Challenge Blog to see some more lovely inspiration from my teamies on the design team and have a chance at winning a prize.

Thanks for visiting

Sharon
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Monday, May 16, 2022

Christmas in May

 It's Monday which means there is a new challenge at Dream Valley Challenges ...


This week we are being sponsored by Crafty Sentiments.


Dig out those pearls, gems, stickers and flowers because the theme this week is:

ADD EMBELLISHMENTS

As always the design team have come up with some inspiration to get your creative juices flowing - here's my card:





What I used:

Herbie The Bear image - Crafty Sentiments

Patterned papers - Papermania

Glitter heart - Papermania

Various dies - all unbranded

I'm entering this card into the challenges at:


ABC Christmas Challenge - 'k' is for kraft

Crafty Hazelnut Christmas #594 - AG/candy canes

Allsorts Challenge #676 - add some sparkle (the heart)

Pammie's Inky Pinkies #2220 - AG

Cutiepie Challenge #171 - digis and die cuts


So have a pop over at the Dream Valley Challenge Blog to see some more lovely inspiration from my teamies on the design team and have a chance at winning a prize.

Thanks for visiting

Sharon
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Monday, May 02, 2022

Top Dog

 It's Monday which means there is a new challenge at Dream Valley Challenges ...


We don't have a sponsor this week so this challenge is just for fun - the theme is:

4 Legged Friends

As always the design team have come up with some inspiration to get your creative juices flowing - here's my card:





What I used:

Kraft Scalloped base card - Jelly Bean Crafts

Papers and Topper - Making Cards Magazine

Ivory linen card - The Range


I'm entering this card into the challenges at:

Colour Hues #40 - blue and tan RUNNER UP



Kraftin' Kimmie Challenge #630 - animals

Country View Challenges May - cats and dogs

Crafty Friends #155 - animals

Inkspirational #264



So have a pop over at the Dream Valley Challenge Blog to see some more lovely inspiration from my teamies on the design team.

Thanks for visiting

Sharon
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Monday, April 18, 2022

Little Bookworm

 It's Monday which means there is a new challenge at Dream Valley Challenges ...


This week we are being sponsored by All Dressed Up Stamps who has kindly provided images for us to use



The theme is:
Use embellishments

As always the design team have come up with some inspiration to get your creative juices flowing - here's my card:






What I used:

Image - All Dressed Up

Coloured with - Pro Markers

Papers - Craft Sensations

Flower die - Tattered Lace

Foliage die - unbranded

Pearls - The Range

Greeting - Adorable font


I'm entering this card into the challenges at:

Sunday Stamps #281 - sweet pastels

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - AG

All Dressed Up - April AG Challenge TOP 3

Creative Fingers #229 - AG


So have a pop over at the Dream Valley Challenge Blog to see some more lovely inspiration from my teamies on the design team and have a chance at winning a prize.

Thanks for visiting

Sharon
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Sunday, April 10, 2022

King Of The Jungle

 Back on line again after some technical issues - computers - can't live with them, can't live without them!!

Today's card is huge - 8in x 8in - I didn't realise how big this Kanban topper was and to show it off properly it needed a large base.



What I used:

Cultural Animals topper - Kanban

Orang/Black Bazzil card

Patterned paper - First Edition

Black gems - The Range


I'm playing along with the challenges at:

Creative Inspirations April - Animals

Crafty Catz #590 - anything goes

Ellibelles Crafty Wednesday (April) - Animals

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #179 - anything goes

Through The Purple Haze #191 - include an animal


As always, thanks for visiting


Sharon

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Monday, April 04, 2022

Birthday Cake

It's Monday which means there is a new challenge at Dream Valley Challenges ...


There is no sponsor this week so the challenge is just for fun.

As always the design team have come up with some inspiration to get your creative juices flowing - here's my card:



This card is a total stash buster using up toppers and bits I have had for a while.

What I used:

Topper and patterned paper - Buzzcraft

Mint green bazzil card

Silver card

Dotty embossing folder

Clear gems

Greeting die - Crafts Too


I'm entering this card into the challenges at:

Can You Handle The Pressure? - embossing/green

Pammie's Inky Pinkies #2214 - anything goes

My Time To Craft - lots of layers(there's 5)

Colour Hues #38 - use pink and green


So have a pop over at the Dream Valley Challenge Blog to see some more lovely inspiration from my teamies on the design team and have a chance at winning a prize.


Thanks for visiting

Sharon
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Monday, March 21, 2022

Easter Bunny

 It's Monday which means there is a new challenge at Dream Valley Challenges ...


This week we are being sponsored by The Paper Shelter who has kindly provided images for us to use



As always the design team have come up with some inspiration to get your creative juices flowing - here's my card:






What I used:


Adorable Easter Bunny image - The Paper Shelter

Papers - Crelando

Greeting - Hey Bunny font


I'm entering this card into the challenges at:

Crafty Calendar Challenge March - Easter

Inkspirational Challenges #261 - critters that hop

Aud Sentiments #292 - Spring/Easter sentiment

Time Out Challenges #209 - cute

My Time To Craft - animals


So have a pop over at the Dream Valley Challenge Blog to see some more lovely inspiration from my teamies on the design team and have a chance at winning a prize.

Thanks for visiting

Sharon
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