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Saturday, 8 April 2017

MIX IT UP CHALLENGES - JUST FOR FUN

There will be new challenges coming to blog world very soon!
You will not want to miss this one!
The first challenge will go live at 6am EST (11am UK time) on MAY 01st
The name...??
And I will be a member of Team 2 posting on 15th of every month.
There will be a lot of fun to be had here!
But first, we have a JUST FOR FUN challenge to wet your appetite 
and get you into the spirit of things to come.
So why not pop along and join in our Just For Fun challenge...
The challenge will close at 6pm EST on April 30th..
Which if I have my time differences correct will be 
1PM GMT (UK time

Take a moment or two to meet my other teamies....
Cindy
Ina
Irena
Mary
Niki
Sherry

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

LET'S CRAFT & CREATE CHALLENGE #124

Hello lovely people!
We have a new challenge starting today over at
The theme for this challenge is....
'EASTER/APRIL SHOWERS/SPRING'
Remember to visit us again for our half-way post from Team 2 on 19th of the month. 
This is my DT inspiration for you this time around.
Im afraid I must apologise about the picture quality.
I can never get a good picture with a white card.
A simple card this time around.
A 5x7 white base card embossed on the front with a frame embossing folder.
A single rose in vase in the centre of the frame.
I also used a bow and a 'Spring' sentiment.
Hope you like it and I hope you will join our challenge.
Happy crafting!
Hugs
Mary x

Hope you will also take a minute to visit our Team 1 DT members blogs for their inspiration.

Mary, Owner
Cheryl
Ursula
Hazel
Katarzyna
Monika
Sherry
Lis
Janis
Agnieszka


 

Saturday, 1 April 2017

SHEEPSKI DESIGNS CHALLENGE #1 - ANYTHING GOES

Well here we are!
The very first blog challenge for SheepSki Designs!
Before I move on to my DT inspiration I just wanted to mention that Andrea has one of her famous games going on. Read all about it on the challenge blog by clicking the link below.
SHEEPSKI DESIGNS CHALLENGES
This first challenge is...
ANYTHING GOES.
You can read the rules....
HERE
 So here is my first DT inspiration post and I am very excited about this!
My DT inspiration card for you!
I used the image FREESIA VASE which you can find on the Etsy shop.
I coloured the image with Copic markers.
I cut a 5x7 base card and layered it up with papers in a pale yellow.
I used glue gel on the image topper to add dimension.
I hope you like what I did with the image and it will give you some inspiration.
Thank you for visiting today and I hope you will visit our other DT members to see their inspiration too.
And here they are in case you get lost lol.

Please pay my teamies a visit and see their projects also.

Cara
Claudia
Jean
Michelle
Miran
Nana Connie
Patti
Rijacki
Sherry


I would like to enter my card into these challenges.....



A NEW DT POSITION & CHALLENGE BLOG!

Hello!!
I have just been accepted to a new DT and I am really excited about this! It is more than just cards so I think it will be a very exciting addition to my Design Team positions.
It is a brand new challenge blog, MIX IT UP CHALLENGE BLOG
Stop by and check us out and maybe join our challenges.
Our first challenge will go live 01 MAY and I cant wait to see what my teamies come up with!
Have a lovely day and thank you for stopping by!

Mary
x


SUNNY DAY CRAFTING CHALLENGE - SPRING

Hello once again.
A new challenge at SUNNY DAY CRAFTING begins today.
**The challenges are now monthly at SDC instead of weekly.**
The theme this month is...
SPRING with an ANYTHING GOES option.
So here is my DT inspiration for you....
 I made a 6x6 base card, cut an apperture out the centre front.
I die cut a bouquet topper from a small pad in my stash.
I placed this on the inside on top of a base layer.
I used sticky foam strips to place the topper to give dimension.
I put a 'Spring' sentiment under the aperture on the front.
I hope you like it and you will join in with our challenge.
Good luck!
Thanks for stopping by today.
Happy crafting!!

Mary..
DT member for Sunny Day Crafting.

Please do visit our other DT members blogs for more inspiration.

Agnieszka
Amy
Deb
Janis
Sherry
Janice
Carolyn
Suzanne
Jenny



I would like to enter this card into the following challenges...

           

Friday, 31 March 2017

A PERFECT TIME TO CRAFT CHALLENGE #4

Hello and welcome to Challenge #4 here at
A PERFECT TIME TO CRAFT
We are having such a huge response to our challenges!
Lots of beautiful entries! So thank you! from us all here!
We are sponsored this time around by...
ERICRAFT
You can visit the shop HERE
a
nd see Erica's lovely work!

 There is a FACEBOOK group too! 
You can join HERE and see all the new releases and special offers!!
So here is my DT inspiration project...
I used the image RACHEL BALLERINA...
Which you can purchase HERE
Such a cute image!
I hope my project will give you some inspiration to join our challenge.
We look forward to seeing your creations.
Thank you for visiting today.
Happy crafting!

Here is the rest of our Design Team.....
Be sure to pay them a visit and see their inspirations too.
Mary
DT member APTTC
x


Monday, 20 March 2017

SHEEPSKI DESIGNS FB GROUP MARCH CHALLENGE

Hello, hello!!
Welcome to a new challenge at

Come and join in and maybe win some prizes.
Andrea has some fabulous designs in her ETSY shop with lots more to come!
You can use this DT Promotional code to get 10% off your purchase that Andrea has very generously given...
SKIMARY10
And here is my DT inspiration project this time around...
 I used the image FLORAL HEART which you can purchase HERE
I coloured it using Spectrum Noir Illustrator Markers.
Hope it will give you some inspiration.
You can find our Challenge HERE
Our new blog Sheepski Designs Challenge Blog has its first challenge 01st April!
Make sure you follow us and enter our challenges for some great prizes!
You can follow the blog HERE for all the news!!
Look forward to seeing you there!

Hugs
Mary xx

Sunday, 5 March 2017

LET'S CRAFT & CREATE CHALLENGE #123 enTWINEd

Hello lovely people!

We have a new challenge starting today over at
The theme for this challenge is....
'enTWINEd'
Remember to visit us again for our half-way post from Team 2 on 19th of the month. 
This is my DT inspiration for you this time around.
A simple card this time around for me.
I love these A4 die cut paper pads, all the pretty images that just need adding to a base card.

Hope you like it.
I hope you will join our challenge.
Happy crafting!
Hugs
Mary x

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

A PERFECT TIME TO CRAFT CHALLENGE #3

Hello and welcome to a new challenge here at
A PERFECT TIME TO CRAFT
We are having such a huge response to our challenges!
Lots of beautiful entries! So thank you! from us all here!
We are sponsored this time around by...
SASAYAKI GLITTER
You can visit the shop HERE
a
nd see Naz's lovely work!

There is a FACEBOOK group too! 
You can join HERE and see all the new releases and special offers!!
So here is my DT inspiration project...
I used...
HAPPY DAY
Which you can purchase HERE
Such a cute image!
Thank you for visiting today.
Happy crafting!

Here is the rest of our Design Team.....
 Please do visit these lovely ladies blogs for more inspiration....

Mary DT x

  

Monday, 20 February 2017

SHEEPSKI DESIGNS FACEBOOK CHALLENGE - FEBRUARY 2017

Hello, hello!!
Welcome to a new challenge at

Come and join in and maybe win some prizes.
Andrea has some fabulous designs in her ETSY shop with lots more to come!
You can use this DT Promotional code to get 10% off your purchase that Andrea has very generously given...
SKIMARY10
And here is my DT inspiration project this time around...
I used the image FLUTTERBY which you can purchase HERE
I coloured it using Copic Markers.
Hope it will give you some inspiration.
You can find our Challenge HERE Keep watching for news of Sheepski Designs Challenge Blog opening!
You can follow the blog HERE for all the news!!
Look forward to seeing you there!

Hugs
Mary xx








Wednesday, 15 February 2017

CHRISTMAS CARDS ALL YEAR ROUND - REMINDER POST - FEBRUARY 2017 CHALLENGE

Hello again!

I think just about everyone loves creating Christmas cards.
Today I am here with my halfway post for the FEBRUARY challenge at
This challenge started on 01 FEBRUARY with the theme
USE LOTS OF RED OR PINK & ADD A HEART
And this is my inspiration post as part of the
Christmas Belles DT
Here is my inspiration card
I love these Nordic style cards.
Hope it will give you some inspiration and you will pop along and join in the challenge.
Look forward to seeing your entries!

Hugs
Mary
DT member at CCAYR

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

SUNNY DAY CRAFTING CHALLENGE - DIE CUTS

Hello once again.
A new challenge at SUNNY DAY CRAFTING today.
The theme this week is...
DIE CUTS with an ANYTHING GOES option.
So here is my DT inspiration for you....
All the flowers, leaves, hearts, butterfly, sentiment...
even the lattice in the background are all 'die cuts'
A simple card today as I have been having internet issues..
still am hence my lateness in posting.
I hope you like it and you will join in with our challenge.
Good luck!
Thanks for stopping by today.
Happy crafting!!

Mary..
DT member for Sunny Day Crafting.

Sunday, 5 February 2017

LET'S CRAFT & CREATE CHALLENGE #122 'LOVE IS IN THE AIR'

Hello lovely people!

We have a new challenge starting today over at
The theme for this challenge is....
'LOVE IS IN THE AIR'
Remember to visit us again for our half-way post from Team 2 on 19th of the month. 
This is my DT inspiration for you this time around.


Just love these images!
Its part of the CATITUDE collection from Crafter's Companion.
This one suited the theme today perfectly without being too 'soppy' lol.
Hope you like it.
I hope you will join our challenge.
Happy crafting!
Hugs
Mary x

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

A PERFECT TIME TO CRAFT CHALLENGE #2

Hello and welcome to our 2nd challenge here at
A PERFECT TIME TO CRAFT
We are sponsored this time around by...
PAPER NEST DOLLS


 Paper Nest Dolls Facebook Page is HERE
Shop is HERE
Meet the artist HERE
CINDY van OORSCHOT
Please take a peek at the super digi stamps available in Cindy's shop.
So here is my DT inspiration project...
I used...
ELLIE WITH CANDLE
Such a cute image!
Thank you for visiting today.
Happy crafting!

Here is the rest of our Design Team.....
 Please do visit these lovely ladies blogs for more inspiration....

Mary DT x



  

SUNNY DAY CRAFTING CHALLENGE #34 - FUN FOLDS

Hello once again.
A new challenge at SUNNY DAY CRAFTING today.
The theme this week is...
FUN FOLDS with an ANYTHING GOES option.
Well I am not sure my inspiration can be classed as 'FUN FOLDS' being an easel card...
but I think the toppers are fun so maybe that will count.
So here is my DT inspiration for you....
using images from CRAFTERS COMPANION 'CATITUDE' collection.
I wasnt sure about this collection at first but there are some fabulous images.
and embossing folders, cutting dies, stamps, papers and more.
You can see the whole collection
 So here is my little bit of inspiration for you....
I hope you like it and you will join in with our challenge.
Good luck!
Thanks for stopping by today.
Happy crafting!!

Mary..
DT member for Sunny Day Crafting.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

SUNNY DAY CRAFTING CHALLENGE #32 - SCRAPBOOK LAYOUT

Well hello on this very cold, frosty day!
Today sees the start of another new challenge at
The challenge this week is...
SCRAPBOOK LAYOUT
There is also the option to create a different project if Scrapbooking is not your thing.
Well I didnt think it was mine, and still dont lol.
But I wanted to give it a shot and see.
I had no idea what I was doing!!
I just laid everyting down on the main background paper and hoped for the best!
I really do not think I have picked up the concept fully of what I am supposed to be doing.
This was wayyyyyyyyy out of my comfort zone!
But I tried...and here is my result!
I have been told for a first attempt I did an excellent job.
I think they were just being kind LOL.
But thank you for the support, it is appreciated!
Thank you for visiting today!!
Please do leave a comment and let me know what you think.
I could use some pointers for next time :)
Have a super day everyone!

Hugs
Mary, DT Sunny Day Crafting
xxxxx