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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Summer fun at The Outlawz

Good morning,

It is rather chilly in my neck of the woods, so I can only dream of summer fun, but that will come quickly enough.

This week we have a lovely colour palette chosen by my teamie AJ with a twist of summer fun for the colour challenge at The Outlawz.

We would love you to come and join us this week, so do hop over and see what the DT have made for inspiration.





Our sponsor for the month is Bugaboo Stamps

   

This is what I came up with







Paper is from an old paper bloc "Pretty Papers" from Marianne Design matted onto pink cardstock.

Image is Flower love  coloured with Distress inkpads and cut with Nellie Snellen MFD

Sentiment was computer generated and cut out.




Will enter the following challenges:
A bit more time to craft #48...Anything goes
Bugaboo Crafty challenge ... Anything goes
Card Mania #94...Summer fun
Crafty Girls Creations  #38 ...Anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's patterned paper ...anything goes
Create and Inspire #64...Anything goes
Creative Ladybird Creations #28...Anything goes
DL.ART challenge ...Anything goes
DL.ART Thankful Thursday #208 ...Anything goes
Love to Craft #12 ...Anything goes
World Wide Open challenge #24...Anything goes

Thanks for coming to visit, hope to see you soon again.

Love Ursula


Wednesday, July 12, 2017

New colour challenge - any holiday

Good morning all,

A tad late with this post. Yesterday  a new Colour challenge started at The Outlawz. Cara chose this lovely picture for inspiration and the twist is to make any holiday card. If you have a look at the DT cards, they have used a variety of colours and holiday themes. I hope you will join us.

Our sponsor this month is Bugaboo Stamps



For my card this week I chose to go with a Christmas card.


The paper is from my stash


The image is from Bugaboo called  Bug Love Angel which I coloured very lightly with Distress inks and cut it out with Nellies nesting dies.

I added some pearls and a Peeloff sentiment.


Entering it in the following challenges:

A Snowflake's Promise # 42...Anything goes
Digi Chooseday #28...Anything goes
Inky Chicks #85...Christmas
Retarte #101...Anything goes
The Holly and the Ivy #10...Anything Christmas
Through the Craftroom Door ...Anything goes
Unicorn challenge #23 ...Christmas in July





Thank you for popping in, I have been very lax with my posting the last while, but do appreciate your visits.

Take care and see you soon.
Love Ursula

Monday, June 5, 2017

Girls, girls, girls at Let's Craft & Create

Hello from a long absent blogger,

I am back after a lovely holiday in New Zealand, but after our return home both my hubby and I got some sort of virus (not the same one) had very different symptoms, but I am pleased to say I am back to full health. Hubby still is not quite there.

This month over at Let's Craft and Create the new challenge is "Girls,girls,girls"
Please pop in and see the lovely designs from the DT. They are just awesome.

It took me a while to get myself into the crafting mode, having been away for 3 months...so this is what I decided to do.


All the printed papers are the last pieces from a "My mind's eye"paper bloc.
I distressed two of the pieces and stamped a design from a Marianne Design set onto one of the pieces.
The pink diecut is actually a piece of fabric with an adhesive packing.

Added lace and some thin corded ribbon with a beaded pin and a pearl.

Added a tag with a sentiment.

Entering the following challenges:


 Artistic Inspirations  #180...Anything goes
Crafting from the Heart #162...Anything goes
Come and Get it ...Anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #59...Anything goes
The Ribbon Girls ...Any image with ribbon


It's been great to share this with you all and I will come back later to enter a few challenges.

Will be back soon, take care.

Love Ursula






Sunday, March 5, 2017

Entwined at Let's Craft and Create

Good morning friends and a happy Sunday,

Today starts the new challenge at Let's Craft and Create with the theme ..entwined. So just use twine somewhere on your project. If you hop over to the challenge blog you will see amazing projects for inspiration.



I need some sympathy cards in my stash, so that is what I made this time.

I used a Memory box die..Darling poppies and cut it twice. Once with black card and then with red.
Glued down the black outline first and then inlaid the red pieces.

The sentiment is a Just Rite stamp.

Added a twine bow and some pearls to finish.

Matted it onto black cardstock.


Entering the following challenges:

A Gem of a challenge #189...Use 3 B's (3 beads, bow, black)
Di's Digi Designs....Diecuts/punches
A bit more time to Craft #39...Anything goes
Craft-Dee bows...Anything goes
World wide challenge ...Anything goes


Have a lovely day and a great week. I am off on a long holiday this week, visiting our son and family in New Zealand, so will be while before I am back. Take care.

Love Ursula



Wednesday, March 1, 2017

March progressive challenge

Happy 1st March friends,

I love this month mainly for 2 reasons. It is my birthday month, and we also start feeling the change of seasons as summer fades and we get the lovely autum feel in the air.
I am also pleased that March has arrived, because we will be going to visit our family in New Zealand shortly, where I will celebrate my birthday.



This month at The Outlawz the new progressive challenge is sponsored by Beccy's Place with 3 images. Spring window in colour, black & white and also a sentiment.

The DT have made lovely cards for inspiration using these images.

If you played last month, you will already have received your images, if you would like to join then you need to register and give us your email. If you make a car this month you will receive the new image next month.

For my card I used the precoloured image.


I used  lavendar cardstock and onto that I matted a white card that I embossed with texture paste. I then coloured it with destress inkpads.

Cut the image with an X-cut die .

Added a branch cut with a Marianne die. Used craft cardstock and coloured with distress inkpads.

The sentiment was attached with 3D foam pads.


Will look to enter some challenges.







I wish you all a great week and a wonderful month. Take care.

Love Ursula

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Anniversary Card

Good morning friends on this last day of February.

Wow, where is the year rushing to.
We once again have a new Colour challenge at The Outlawz. This week Cara has chosen the colour palette and twist.....wedding or anniversary. Do go and see the lovely cards made by the DT.



Our sponsor for the last time this month is Bugaboo Stamps and we thank them for having given us such lovely images to work with and the lovely prize for our monthly winner.

For my card I have used Flower tree





I used a brown DP from my stash and onto that I matted a piece of blue embossed cardstock

The image was cut with a diecut,,no colouring but attached pearls for the flower centres.

A brown seam binding bow and extra pearls to finish.

I used a peel-off sentiment, as I actually am needing this for a birthday, so will be able to easily remove the sentiment.


Will enter some challenges:





Crafting from the Heart  #148...Anything goes
Ooh-la-la challenge #223...Embossing..wet or dry
CAS on Sundays #102...Critters
The Ribbon Girls ...Any image

I wish you all a great day and a wonderful month as we go into March. One of my favourites as it is my birthday month.

Take care and see you all soon.

Love Ursula

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Live your life in colour

Good morning and a happy Tuesday,
We have some beautiful rain all through yesterday and last night. I wish the whole country could share in this, but sadly there are still very dry conditions down in the south western part of the country, where they are badly needing rain.

This week for the Colour Challenge at The Outlawz I have chosen an inspirational photo for you.


The DT were inspired with such diverse results on their  amazing cards.  I fell in love with the gorgeous colours and the beautiful fabrics of the cushions. Join us and let's see what inspires you.


Bugaboo Stamps is our sponsor for this month with their lovely fun images.





For my card I was inspred by the fabric of the cushions and the lovely colours, I used a Bugaboo image Beautiful blocks - life in colour

For the background I used adhesive fabric paper from DCWV which I have had for a few years.

The image was coloured with Distress inkpads, and a touch of glitter was added, but it doesn't show up on the photo.

Coloured my ribbon with distress inkpads as well.

Finished off with a few small buttons.

Will enter some challenges:


Colour Inspiration Monday #13...Anything goes
Crafting from the Heart #147...Anything goes
Glitter 'N Sparkle #227...Ribbon or lace
Angies Digital Stamps #6...Anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends # 52...Anything goes
The Ribbon Girls ..... Use any image

I wish you all  a wonderful week and hope to see you soon. Take care.

Love Ursula