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Thursday 29 July 2010

C.R.A.F.T 61 - Hot and Spicy Colours!

As we don't seem to be getting any 'real' summer at the moment, we at C.R.A.F.T have decided to create our own! Yeah, we're fed up of the miserable weather so we want you lot to come up with something Hot & Spicy!

You can use any genre you like, you can stamp, decoupage, knit, make a scrapbook layout or otherwise express yourself but your creation must be in Hot & Spicy colours.

Think of reds, oranges, hot pinks, golden yellows! We'll even allow you a little tiny bit of contrasting lime, lemon and turquoise but the overall effect must be steaming hot!

We have a fab sponsor for this week! Rosemary Merry's 'Crabapple Crafts' are offering a fab prize to the winner of this week's challenge so it would be good to see some summer holiday scrapbook layouts!

As tv's (...and certainly mine...!) favourite Scrapbooker, Rosemary always bring us great products in her own shop, Crabapple Crafts and on QVC and this August is no exception!

Rosemary will be appearing at the following times.

Crafts Creative Moments (the name of her relaunched shows)
3 August from 2.00pm - 4.00pm
3 August from 7.00pm - 8.00pm shared with USA guest Teresa Collins

American Crafts
16 August from 1.00pm - 2.00pm

Most of the products in all these shows haven't been seen before on QVC so it's going to be interesting and fun!

I personally love American Crafts (amongst others) and have a few of their stacks - the quality is just wonderful and the designs strong and contemporary - and Rosemary always presents an interesting show with lots of demos and inspiration.

We have a very talented new Guest Designer with us this week - take a bow Christa!
Chris has made this fab card with almost no notice so just imagine what she can do when we tell her in advance...!

Our wonderful team never cease to amaze me with their unstoppable talent and here are their demos for you to take your inspiration from!

Thank you ladies! You always come up with some seriously fab goods!

Let's hope the weather takes the hint and bucks up for August!

Don't forget to tune in to Rosemary's shows on QVC - there are bound to be some fab products, but more importantly, some fab demos from Rosemary herself!

Can't wait to see what projects you come up with - we need them to warm us up....! LOL!
The C.R.A.F.T Team!

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Wednesday 28 July 2010

Winner Week 60

Thanks to everyone who entered our Out Of This World challenge this week, the winner, picked by random.org is.......

Number 11 - Maria Simms, and this is what she made:-

Lovely fun card Maria, and well done, you have won £10.00 worth of digi images from DT member Ei's site Eiglassing - or if you prefer Ei will draw you an image of your own choice. Please email us for details how to claim your prize and have fun with it!

Thursday 22 July 2010

C.R.A.F.T 60 - Out Of This World

This week's is a really exciting challege and opens up your talents to outer space, extra-terrestrials, distant planets, spaceships and goodness knows what more! A real opportunity for your own star to shine!

We're looking forward to seeing some really inventive projects with this excellent theme and as we have a special new sponsor this week - me! - digital projects will be will be very acceptable too (...don't forget to credit any digi artist's work you might use..!).

The winner will get £10.00 worth of digis from my site at Eiglassing (your own choice) and I trust you will enjoy them! If you prefer, I can draw something of your choice instead.
My Eiglas digistamps will also be making an appearance at Stitchy Bear Stamps very soon!

Our wonderful team have been beavering away at their fab demo projects to give you some great inspiration!

We have some exciting news too this week - one of the team, our leader Claire, has had some of her digis bought on license to be made into lovely, luscious red rubber stamps! Isn't that fab? Those gorgeous doodles have come alive!

Not only this, but if you pop over to her blog, Claire is giving some candy to celebrate!

Hope you enjoy your trip to the stars - we're looking forward to landing on your planet sometime soon! LOL!
The C.R.A.F.T Team

Wednesday 21 July 2010

Winner Week 59

Our babies/children challenge was very popular with you all, thanks for all your lovely creations! Thanks also to our sponsor, Angela of Toucan Scraps. for supplying this week's prize.

Our winner, picked as usual by random.org, is number 108, Agnieszka, with this lovely card:

Well done Agnieszka, please email us with your details and to claim your prize.

Thursday 15 July 2010

C.R.A.F.T 59 - Babies/Children

I love babies - I was one once! My lickle Ada is the light of my life, even if she does run me ragged!
You may, by now, have guessed our theme for this week! Babies and/or Children. How delightful! I'm sure you all have the most wonderful ideas for this challenge and look forward to your fab and cute entries!

Our team have been beavering away, making inspirational demo cards for your delectation and here they are!

Our generous sponsor this week is Toucan Scraps ( the dinosaur image papers on the demo cards are Toucan's...!)who will be furnishing us with a lovely prize!

Here are our lovely team with their super creations!


Look forward to seeing your fab kiddie creations!
The C.R.A.F.T Team

Wednesday 14 July 2010

Winner Week 58

Our cakes/ice cream challenge was very popular with you all, thank you for all your entries. Thanks also to our sponsor, Debbie of The Crafty Pad, for supplying this lovely set of cupcake stamps for the prize:

And now to our winner, chosen as usual by Random.org...........

Number 43, Janet (Janjaneta), who made this gorgeous card:

Well done Janet, please email us with your details and your cupcake stamps will soon be on their way to you, hope you enjoy using them!

Thursday 8 July 2010

C.R.A.F.T 58 - Cakes/Ice Cream

The promise of summer has influenced this week's theme, it would appear!
Ice-cream and cakes! Mmmmmmmm.....! And though there is no collour-tie this week, I predict a landslide of pink & brown.....! LOL!

Cup-cakes seem to be very 'on trend' (...oooh! Did I sound like Dawn Bibby just then.....?) at the moment so I imagine most peeps have a stamp/die-cut/peel-off etc etc they can use for this.

Look forward to seeing them!

Here are our fab and crafty team!

I'm going a bit cupcake blind writing this blog ! LOL! I should imagine that will be the case too, following up all your fab projects next week!

As if we don't have enough cup-cakes, our lovely sponsor, Debz of The Crafty Pad, has given us this seriously cute set of clear artstamps as a proze this week........

.....you know you want them!

Look forward to some yummy entries!
Hugs 'n' stuff
The C.R.A.F.T. Team!