Monday, October 3, 2016

A Giveaway

If you have seen my previous post HERE you will know that I was commissioned to create five projects for the latest Die-cutting Essentials Special Edition that is in the shops now.  I was asked to use the free 6-in-1 build-a-tree die set and 8 co-ordinating stamps to create my projects and I have a complete free craft kit worth over £40 to give to one of my followers.


There are 8 stamps, 6 dies, an embossing folder and 32-page paper pack.

If you would like to win this fabulous kit this is what you need to do:

You must be or become a follower of my blog with Google Friend Connect
Add the picture to your sidebar with a link back to my blog
Add your link to the linky

I will post worldwide

My giveaway will remain open for two weeks until 7am on 3rd October 2016 when I will use RANDOM.ORG to choose a winner.

Thank you for taking part and good luck.

Pauline
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Friday, September 30, 2016

Christmas Wall Hanging

It's time to for some mid challenge inspiration over at the Polkdadoodles Craft Challenge, the theme for this fortnight is Christmas but you can also enter an Anything Goes project.  I have used the fabulous new Festive Christmas CD to make a wall hanging.


The adorable Robin and beautiful Poinsettias are from the CD, I have printed them out and fussy cut them - I love fussy cutting, I find it so relaxing. The sentiment is also from the CD, I printed it onto one of the backing papers.

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

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks  Challenge 318 - Anything Goes & Crazy Egg
Aud Sentiments Challenge 165 - Anything Goes + A Sentiment
Paper Shelter Challenge 266 - Blooming Days

Make sure you pop over to the Polkadoodles Challenge Blog and check out the DT inspiration, we would love for you to join us for our Anything Goes challenge, you might like to join the DT and follow the optional Christmas theme. If you need some more inspiration you might like to take a look at our Facebook page.

Thank you for calling today, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Designer Cardmaking - Joanna Sheen Special

Have you seen the fabulous new Designer Cardmaking - Joanna Sheen Special magazine that is in the shops today.  I was asked to create five cards using the fabulous free kit that includes a 4-in-1 Christmas Rose die set, 8 festive stamp designs, a 4" x 6" embossing folder, 22 Patterned Papers and 80 co-ordinating toppers/elements.


You can see one of my projects on the back cover, it's the second one in on the top row - Letterpress effects.


This is a festive collection of lovely craft items and ideas that will make some stunning cards. Put together by Practical Publishing you will find it HERE, on many high street shelves and direct from Joanna Sheen.

There is also a chance to Win over £500 worth of Joanna Sheen stash so make sure you get a copy.

Pauline
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Autumn Fun

This is another of the projects that I made using the new Autumn Morning Signature collection by Sara Davies.  I was lucky enough to receive the complete collection to create some samples and this is one of the projects that I created.

The photographs are of my husband and two sons many years ago - they went on an activity day in the new forest and had fun building dens and making camp fires.


I think I used items from most of the collection to create this Printers Tray.

I would like to enter this project into the following challenges:

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Mod Squad Challenge - Leaves
The Male Room Challenge 45 - Leaves and/or Trees
Crafting By Designs Challenge - Favorite Season
WordArt Wednesdays Challenge Weeks 250-251 - Anything Goes

Thank you for calling today, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Baby Favour Boxes

This is another of my projects that are in the latest edition of Simply Cards & Papercraft, I was commissioned to create six baby projects for this issue.  I  used the fabulous Baby's Firsts collections from NitWit Collections to create some Baby Favour Boxes.


These were great fun to make and quite easy as well.  There are step by step instructions in the magazine and you can download a template to make the boxes HERE.


The letters and adorable bear are part of the NitWit collection, I resized them and cut them out before adhering them to the boxes.


I would like to enter these boxes into the following challenges:

Make My Monday Challenge 31 - No Patterned Paper
Crafty Sentiment Designs Challenge - Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door Challenge - Always Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting my blog today, your company is much appreciated - make sure you check out my giveaway HERE.

Pauline
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Come and join the Party ...

Come and join the Party,


Crafter's Companion are throwing a birthday party this month and want you to join the celebrations! We're starting things off with a birthday card competition... let's see some of those fantastic birthday ideas!  All of the cards will be displayed in our stores and on the Hochanda TV set.

Pop over to the Crafter's Companion Facebook page for full details and to join in with the fun.

Pauline
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Coral Christmas

Have you seen the latest Die-cutting Essentials Special Edition, it's in the shops now.  I was commissioned to create five projects for the magazine using the free 6-in-1 build-a-tree die set and 8 co-ordinating stamps.

This is one of the projects that I created using the free Christmas Tree die.


I have added lots of glitter to the trees and used foam pads to create some dimension.


I computer generated the sentiment and added a twine bow.


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

September Rudolph Days Challenge - Anything Christmas
CHNC Challenge Extra for September - Anything Christmas
Winter Wonderland Challenge - Sketch or Tic Tac Toe (Patterned Paper, Sparkle or Shine, Tree)

Thank you for visiting my blog today, your company is much appreciated - have you entered my giveaway HERE, I have one of the free craft kits that I used to make my cards for one lucky follower to win - it contains 8 stamps, 6 dies, an embossing folder and 32-page paper pack.

Pauline
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