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Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Digi Choosday Challenge Week 13 – Anything Goes!

Good morning everybody!  Hope all is well with you and yours!

It is Choosday which means it’s time for a new challenge over at DIGI CHOOSDAY and as always we have a wonderful prize on offer for our lucky winner so check out the BLOG for details.   

Don’t forget it is also DISCOUNT DAY so you need to grab the code on THE BLOG to get a MASSIVE reduction in the POLKADOODLES SHOP! It’s a limited offer so hurry!!

Our challenge is always ‘Anything Goes’ but the DT theme this week was ‘Use a Design Sheet’.  Oh decisions, decisions, what to use?!  Well I had a birthday card to make for my brother Richard so eventually I chose to use the fabulous BELLE PAPILLON COLLECTION.

No I didn’t run out of letters, my brother is called Ric for short! The name Richard is also shortened to something else which I believe he is rather glad we do NOT call him….well not to his face anyway!

Ingredients:
Printing Card: ULTIMATE SMOOTH
Dies: POLKADOODLES ‘RIBBON GIFT FRAME & CORNERS - Tattered Lace ‘Nesting Tags’ – Tonic ‘Compass’ – Spellbinders Sapphire Alphabet 
Others: String – Hessian Ribbon - Kraft

So pop to THE BLOG where you can join in with our challenge and where you can also see all the gorgeous inspiration from my teamies.   And don’t forget to visit the STORE  and as it’s….         

….. but be quick to grab that DISCOUNT CODE from THE BLOG as it’s for a limited period only!

Thanks so much for looking and taking the time to leave such kind comments!  Have a lovely day!

See ya!
Jane xxx

I would like to enter the following challenges:
CRAFTING WITH FRIENDS – Challenge #39: Anything Goes
CRAFTY GIRLS CREATIONS – Challenge #34: Anything Goes
ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS – Challenge #175: Anything Goes
CREATIVE MOMENTS – Challenge #114: Anything Goes
BROWN SUGAR – Challenge #243: Anything Goes
PINK GEM – Challenge #190: Boy’s Birthday
CRAFTING FROM THE HEART – Challenge #152: Anything Goes
INCY WINCY DESIGNS – Happy Birthday
THROUGH THE CRAFTROOM DOOR – Challenge Mar 28th – Apr 4th: Anything Goes

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Crafty Sentiments Challenge – Easter!

Hello! I’m here again with my GDT post for the CRAFTY SENTIMENTS CHALLENGE BLOG and our theme this week is Easter!

We have a fabulous prize on offer for the winners so check out THE BLOG for all the details.

The image I have used this week is called BUNNY IN A BUCKETNot a recommended mode of transport if you ever have to carry a rabbit anywhere I wouldn’t have thought.

Have to admit that I changed this design numerous times before I was happy with it and even now I’m not sure.  Hate that when that happens!!

Ingredients:

Rubber Stamped Image: BUNNY IN A BUCKET
Colouring Paper: ULTIMATE GRAPHIC
Colouring: Markers & pencils
Dies: Tattered Lace ‘Nesting Ovals’, ‘Pin Point Ovals ‘, Flowers, Leaves & Bucket - ‘POLKADOODLES ELEGANT NEST’ – Tonic ‘Grass Tuft’  
Others: Ribbon – Teeny Bow – Tonic Nuvo Drops

So bunny-hop over to THE SHOP where there are so many super gorgeous stamps for you to purchase and pop to THE BLOG to join in with our challenge and check out all the amazing designs from the DT.  We also have a fabulous FACEBOOK GROUP where you can share your Crafty Sentiments makes and take part in another great challenge.

Thanks so much for looking and for your kind comments and have a great day!

See ya!
Jane xxx

I would like to enter the following challenges:
CREATES AND MAKES – Challenge #9: Anything Goes/Vintage
CRAFT-DEE BOWZ – March Challenge: Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow
CRAFTING WITH FRIENDS – Challenge #39: Anything Goes
REALLY REASONABLE RIBBON – Challenge #160: Spring/Easter with Ribbon or Trim
BROWN SUGAR – Challenge #242: Anything Goes
GLITTER N SPARKLE – Challenge #231: Anything Goes
CRAFTING FROM THE HEART – Challenge #151: Anything Goes
ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS – Challenge #175: Anything Goes
INKY CHICKS – Challenge #80: Flowers
LEMON SHORTBREAD – Challenge #37: Anything Goes    
ADDICTED TO STAMPS – Challenge #144: Easter

Digi Choosday Challenge Week 12 – Anything Goes!

Good morning everybody!  Hope all is well with you and yours!

It is Choosday which means it’s time for a new challenge over at DIGI CHOOSDAY and as always we have a wonderful prize on offer for our lucky winner so check out the BLOG for details.   

Don’t forget it is also DISCOUNT DAY so you need to grab the code on THE BLOG to get a MASSIVE reduction in the POLKADOODLES SHOP! It’s a limited offer so hurry!!

Our challenge is always ‘Anything Goes’ but the DT theme this week was ‘Not a Card/Mother’s Day’ and my make this week is simplicity itself.  I just took a small birdcage I bought from Poundland (I forget how much it cost LOL) and decorated it with elements from the fabulous LAVENDER TEA COLLECTION.

See, told you it was simple.


Ingredients:
All Pre-coloured Elements: LAVENDER TEA COLLECTION
Printing Card: ULTIMATE SMOOTH
Dies:  ‘POLKADOODLES SUPER SPRIGS’ – Tattered Lace ‘Nesting Hearts’
Others: Birdcage - Ribbon – Glitter Gem

So tweet yourself (it's a birdcage thing) to a trip to THE BLOG where you can join in with our challenge; the Anything Goes theme means there’s no reason not to! And don’t forget to visit the STORE  and as it’s….         

….. but be quick to grab that DISCOUNT CODE from THE BLOG as it’s for a limited period only!

Thanks so much for looking and taking the time to leave such kind comments!  Have a lovely day!

See ya!
Jane xxx

I would like to enter the following challenges:
CREATES AND MAKES – Challenge #9: Anything Goes/Vintage
CRAFT-DEE BOWZ – March Challenge: Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow
CRAFTY GIRLS CREATIONS – Challenge #34: Anything Goes
DOUBLE D CHALLENGES – Things that Fly
ALPHABET CHALLENGE – A for Anything with Wings
CRAFTING WITH FRIENDS – Challenge #39: Anything Goes
BROWN SUGAR – Challenge #242: Anything Goes
GLITTER N SPARKLE – Challenge #231: Anything Goes
CRAFTING FROM THE HEART – Challenge #151: Anything Goes
ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS – Challenge #175: Anything Goes
INKY CHICKS – Challenge #80: Flowers
LEMON SHORTBREAD – Challenge #37: Anything Goes    
CRAFTY CARDMAKERS – Challenge #184: For a Special Woman

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Digi Choosday Challenge Week 11 – Anything Goes!

Good morning everybody!  Hope all is well with you and yours!

It is Choosday which means it’s time for a new challenge over at DIGI CHOOSDAY and our theme is Anything Goes and as always we have a wonderful prize on offer for our lucky winner so check out the BLOG for details.   

Don’t forget it is also DISCOUNT DAY so you need to grab the code on THE BLOG to get a MASSIVE reduction in the POLKADOODLES SHOP! It’s a limited offer so hurry!!

Our challenge is always ‘Anything Goes’ but the DT theme this week was to use lots of green, well St Patrick’s Day is on Friday.





My card features the stunning DARLING BUD, PRIMROSE, and I am afraid that you have to take a leap of faith with me here as today she is going to be known as ‘Shamrock/4 Leaf Clover’!!!


Ok so colouring the primroses green doesn’t automatically make them shamrocks or clovers but you get where I was going with this…….probably!

   
 Ingredients:
Image: PRIMROSE
Collection: DARLING BUDS
Colouring Paper: ULTIMATE GRAPHIC
Colouring: Spectrum Noir Markers & Pencils
Printing Card: ULTIMATE SMOOTH
Dies:  Flowers from the POLKADOODLES ‘BUBBLEICIOUS FRAME SET- Spellbinders ‘Elegant Labels 4 Card Creator’
Others: Ribbon – Glitter Gems – Nuvo Drops

So sham-rock ‘n’ roll over to THE BLOG where you can join in with our challenge; the Anything Goes theme means there’s no reason not to! And don’t forget to visit the STORE  and as it’s….

….. but be quick to grab that DISCOUNT CODE from THE BLOG as it’s for a limited period only!

Thanks so much for looking and taking the time to leave such kind comments!  Have a lovely day!

See ya!
Jane xxx

I would like to enter the following challenges:
REALLY REASONABLE RIBBON – Challenge #159: Green (with Ribbon or Trim)
CRAFTING WITH FRIENDS – Challenge #38: Anything Goes
ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS – Challenge #174: Anything Goes
CRAFT-DEE BOWZ – March Challenge: Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow
INSPIRATION DESTINATION – Challenge #123: Anything Goes
AS YOU LIKE IT – Favourite Stamp Brand (Well Polkadoodles of course! I love the variety of Nikky’s images and how versatile they are)
LITTLE MISS MUFFET – Challenge #158: Anything Goes
CUT IT UP – Challenge #117: Think Green
GLITTER ‘N’ SPARKLE – Challenge #230: Use Some Green
CRAFTING FROM THE HEART – Challenge #150: Anything Goes
THROUGH THE CRAFTROOM DOOR – Challenge Mar 14: Anything Goes
CRAFTY CATZ – Challenge #361: Anything Goes/Use Mostly Green
DI’S DIGI DESIGNS – Lots of Green Challenge
LEMON SHORTBREAD – Challenge #37: Anything Goes   
UNICORN – Challenge #19: Go Green




Friday, 10 March 2017

Colour Crazy Challenge – Wk 10: Anything Goes with Oddball Art Stamps!

Hello! How are things?

It’s time for a new challenge over on THE COLOUR CRAZY CHALLENGE BLOG and our weekly theme is always ‘Anything Goes’! There is a wonderful prize on offer for our lucky winner so check out THE BLOG  for details.

This time we are sponsored by the amazing
The fabulous image I have used for the challenge is MELODY THE MERMAID and I love her expression of world-weariness so I decided to give her a sentiment to match her mood.


As you can see she has been playing Noughts and Crosses (Tic-Tac-Toe) to while away the hours.  Poor thing needs a hobby……. or Facebook!


Ingredients:
Sentiment: Computer generated
Colouring Paper: ULTIMATE GRAPHIC
Colouring Medium: Spectrum Noir Markers & Pencils
Background: Spectrum Noir AquaTints on Watercolour Card
Dies: POLKADOODLES ‘CHERRY BLOSSOM’  -Tonic ‘Nesting Circles’ – Tattered Lace ‘Tuck in Hearts’ – Marianne Designs Creatables ‘Shells’
Others: Centura Pearl Card - Ribbon – Spiders Web - Clear Dewdrops

So dive into THE BLOG where you can join in with our fab colouring challenge, and as it is Anything Goes you have no excuse!!!  

Thanks so much for looking and for your kind comments and have a wonderful weekend!

See ya!
Jane xxx

I would like to enter the following challenges:
ODDBALL ART STAMPS – Crazy Little Thing Called Love
CRAFTING FROM THE HEART – Challenge #149: Anything Goes
ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS – Challenge #174: Anything Goes
THROUGH THE CRAFTROOM DOOR – March 7 – 13: Anything Goes
WORLD WIDE OPEN DT CHALLENGE – Challenge #19: Anything Goes
CRAFTY CREATIONS – Challenge #336: Anything Goes  
SPARKLES – Challenge #89: Love
REALLY REASONABLE RIBBON – Challenge #159: Green (with Ribbon or Trim)
CRAFT-DEE BOWZ – March Challenge: Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow
THE FAIRY & UNICORN – Challenge #1: Mythical Creatures & Fantasy
INSPIRATION DESTINATION – Challenge #123: Anything Goes
SPECTRUM NOIR FB CHALLENGE - March: Anything Goes/Sketch
SASAYAKI GLITTER - March Challenge: Colour Purple

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Crafty Sentiments Challenge – Anything Goes and a New Release!

Hello! I’m here again with my GDT post for the CRAFTY SENTIMENTS CHALLENGE BLOG and our theme this week is Anything Goes!

We have a fabulous prize on offer for the winners so check out THE BLOG for all the details.

So I am using one of the fab new release stamps called ISOBEL – BUNCH OF FLOWERS
I haven’t made an easel card for ages and now I know why…they are a nightmare to photograph!!


Ingredients:
Rubber Stamped Image: ISOBEL – BUNCH OF FLOWERS
Colouring Paper: ULTIMATE GRAPHIC
Colouring: Spectrum Noir Markers & Faber Castell Polychromos
Paper: From stash
Dies: ‘POLKADOODLES SUPER SPRIGS’ - Tonic ‘Elegant Ovals’ & ‘Nesting Hearts’ – Tattered Lace ‘Flower Tuck in’
Others: Glitter dots - Ribbon

So visit THE SHOP where there are so many super gorgeous stamps for you to purchase and pop to THE BLOG to join in with our challenge and check out all the amazing designs from the DT.

Thanks so much for looking and for your kind comments and have a wonderful weekend!

See ya!
Jane xxx

I would like to enter the following challenges:
CREATE & INSPIRE – Challenge ‘#59: Anything Goes
BROWN SUGAR – Challenge #240: Anything Goes
WORLD WIDE OPEN DT CHALLENGE – Challenge #19: Anything Goes
REALLY REASONABLE RIBBON – Challenge #159: Show me the Green
CRAFTING WITH FRIENDS – Challenge #38: Anything Goes
CRAFT-DEE BOWZ – March Challenge: Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow
CRAFTING FROM THE HEART – Challenge #149: Anything Goes
ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS – Challenge #174: Anything Goes
INSPIRATION DESTINATION – Challenge #123: Anything Goes



Digi Choosday Challenge Week 10 – Anything Goes!

Good morning everybody!  Hope all is well with you and yours!

It is Choosday which means it’s time for a new challenge over at DIGI CHOOSDAY and our theme is Anything Goes and as always we have a wonderful prize on offer for our lucky winner so check out the BLOG for details.   

Don’t forget it is also DISCOUNT DAY so you need to grab the code on THE BLOG to get a MASSIVE reduction in the POLKADOODLES SHOP! It’s a limited offer so hurry!!

Our challenge is always ‘Anything Goes’ but the DT theme this week was ‘ribbon & lace’.

So I tried my hand at a little shabby chic-ness using the beautiful BELLE PAPILLON COLLECTION.

This collection is so delish and I did enjoy the whole ‘pile it on’ process of this card.  I'll have to do it again! 😊


Ingredients:
All pre-coloured lushness: BELLE PAPILLON COLLECTION
Printing Card: ULTIMATE SMOOTH
Others: Lace – Ribbon – Kraft – Pearls – Flowers – Wooden Embellies

So don’t be too shabby and chic rattle and roll over to THE BLOG where you can join in with our challenge; the Anything Goes theme means there’s no reason not to! And don’t forget to visit the STORE  and as it’s….
….. but be quick to grab that DISCOUNT CODE from THE BLOG as it’s for a limited period only!

Thanks so much for looking and taking the time to leave such kind comments!  Have a lovely day!

See ya!
Jane xxx

I would like to enter the following challenges:
CREATE & INSPIRE – Challenge ‘#59: Anything Goes
OPEN MINDED CRAFTING – Challenge #14: Flowering in February
CRAFTY PURPLE FROG – Challenge #4: Love is all Around
CRAFTY CREATIONS – Challenge #336: Anything Goes
WORLD WIDE OPEN DT CHALLENGE – Challenge #19: Anything Goes
CRAFTY GIRLS CREATIONS – Challenge #34: Anything Goes
BROWN SUGAR – Challenge #240: Anything Goes
CRAFTING WITH FRIENDS – Challenge #38: Anything Goes
REALLY REASONABLE RIBBON – Challenge #159: Show me the Green
SPARKLES – Challenge #89: Love
CRAFT-DEE BOWZ – March Challenge: Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow
CREATES AND MAKES – Challenge #9: Anything Goes/Vintage
ODDBALL ART STAMPS – Crazy Little Thing Called Love
CRAFTING FROM THE HEART – Challenge #149: Anything Goes
ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS – Challenge #174: Anything Goes
THROUGH THE CRAFTROOM DOOR – March 7 – 13: Anything Goes
INSPIRATION DESTINATION – Challenge #123: Anything Goes