Sunday, 15 April 2018

Crafts Dreamy April challenge 2018





Hello everyone, Zowie here to introduce the current Crafts Dreamy challenge.
This Months theme is anything goes, with a beautiful Mood board for inspiration. We would love for you to join in with all the crafty fun! You can make a card, tag, scrapbook layout, ATC, pocket letter etc... the possibilities are endless!





Here is the wonderful Mood board for April, inspired by the arrival of springtime, the awakening of new life and the blossoming of beautiful flowers and trees.


We would love to see your creations, please click on the link HERE to enter them.

Last Month we had some fabulous challenge entries and I would like to thank everyone who entered, please check the winners page to see who the the lucky winner is and who the DT favourite designers are in this months Crafts Dreamy top three spotlight. 

I would like to thank our wonderful sponsor
                                    


    This Months lucky winner will receive this beautiful 3D pop up box card kit provided by
Digital Heaven and will earn the chance of a Guest Designer spot here at Crafts Dreamy. 

                                                     





This Months Guest Designer is the wonderful Lisa Andersson.




Lisa has created her amazing card using a Tim Holtz crazy cat stamp set and matching die set along with Prismacolour pencils, Distress inks, Distress  oxides and crayons. Metal embellishments have also been used to create the finishing look. Please head on over to Lisa's blog for more details on how she created her card. I would like to 
thank Lisa for joining us here at Crafts Dreamy. 


I would also like to thank the super talented Design Team for their stunning creations, please click on the persons name to see how they created them and to leave these wonderful ladies some comment love.





I have created a shabby chic envelope pocket using kraft card stock, crackled paint and wood effect paper along with pieces of brick wall chipboard.Tim Holtz Picket fence distress paint has also been used to create a shabby look.



Zahraa has created her beautiful card using burlap, lemon tone roses and a wonderful vintage image. Some black stamping to the background and a endearing sentiment
have also been used.




Henriette has created her beautiful card using lovely papers from Maja Design and Pion Design. Lace, flowers and a chipboard bird embellishment have also been used to create a vintage look. 





Aditi and Sunila have created their beautiful card using vibrant colours that match this Months mood board. Cheesecloth, dainty flowers and die cut leaves and foliage have also been used to complete the finished design.



Frederique has created her beautiful tag using a variety of stamps.A mini glass vial has been used as a focal point., containing stamped and coloured springtime flowers.


So now it's your turn to join in with the fun! we look forward to seeing your creations! the challenge closes on the 12th May at 11pm GMT.

please click on the link to enter your creations HERE



Follow us on Facebook


Do you use Instagram? please use #craftsdreamychallenge 
so that we can see your creations there too.

Thanks for stopping by to visit,

hugs,
Zowie xx




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Thursday, 15 March 2018

Crafts Dreamy March challenge 2018


Hello everyone, Zowie here to introduce the current Crafts Dreamy challenge.
This months theme is anything goes, with a beautiful Mood board for inspiration. 
 We would love for you to join in with all the crafty fun! 
You can make a card, tag, layout, ATC, pocket letter etc.. the possibilities are endless!

Here is a wonderful coffee themed Mood board for March, inspired by friendship, a love of coffee and cozy get-togethers. 



We would love to see your wonderful creations, please click on the link HERE to enter them.

Last month we had some fabulous challenge entries and I would like to thank everyone who entered, please carry on reading to find out who the lucky winner is...

I would like to thank our wonderful sponsor
Digital Heaven

This Months lucky winner will receive this gorgeous Rainbow coffee fairy digital paper kit.









This Months Guest Designer is the wonderful Francine Perri.

Art is within me



Francine has created a fabulous Coffee themed collage using a wooden board as a base.
A metal coffee sign, a variety of beautiful pictures, Coffee ephemera and laminated stickers have been adhered to create the look, Francine has also used a selection of Starbucks cards and a Coffee coaster. We love how all the elements have been used to create a collage which captures the heart of this Months Mood board. 
I would like to thank Francine for joining us here at Crafts Dreamy.


I would also like to thank the super talented Design Team for their stunning creations, please click on the persons name to see how they created them and to leave these wonderful ladies some comment love. 




Zowie

Here I have created a Journal pocket using some wonderful Coffee theme paper, Mulberry roses, a metal spoon embellishment and some Tim Holtz film strip ribbon. I have also used this darling vintage photo of these two little girls.






Aditi and Sunila have created their beautiful journal spread using layers of gesso, Lindy's magicals, and water stamping and stenciling with modelling paste, Coffee themed embellishment have been used to complete the final look. 






Zahraa

Zahraa has created her beautiful card using Kraft card stock, Stempler rubber stamps, Mowed lawn and Vintage photo distress inks. A wonderful friendship and Coffee themed sentiment has also been used to complete the final look.



Henriette

Henriette has created a beautiful card, using paper from Maja Design, flowers, pearls and 
 lace paper. Metal corner embellishments and a wonderful vintage Fabscraps image have also been used.



Frederique

Frederique has made a beautiful tag using a Coffee cup stamp and has created this crackle Mosaic effect using Emerald Creek embossing powders, in shades Mercury Rising and Just Java. Each crackle cell has been coloured individually using a variety of Tim Holtz Distress markers to give the look of stained glass. 



There were some wonderful designs to choose from and a big thank you to those who joined in with all the fun! 

The lucky winner is ....



Freda's_Fayre


Congratulations Freda, please Email Zowie at craftsdreamy1@gmail.com 
to claim your prize. Please also copy this winners badge to display on your social media and please link it to Crafts Dreamy


And now to announce the DT favourite top three designs.


In the Crafts Dreamy top three designer spotlight are:

MC Crafts

Annie Porter

Tracy Welham




Congratulations to you all, please copy this lovely top three designer badge to display on your blog and social media and please link it to Crafts Dreamy



So now it's your turn to join in the fun! we look forward to seeing your creations! the challenge closes on the 12th April at 11pm GMT

Please click the link to enter your creations HERE




Follow us on Facebook

Do you use Instagram? Please use #craftsdreamychallenge so
 that we can see your creations there too. 

Thanks for stopping by to visit,

Hugs,
Zowie xx


Saturday, 3 March 2018

Design Team Call


Welcome to Crafts Dreamy!

I am looking for a few Crafters / Artists who would like to join my Design Team.

REQUIREMENTS:

*You will be committing to a 6 month term (May-October)

*You must have an active blog (if not an active Google plus account) to promote your designs and the Crafts Dreamy challenge blog.

*You must be on Facebook; we have a private DT group as communication is a must! We are a very friendly team who encourage and support each other.

*You will be making one project a month, a tag, card, layout, ATC, pocket letter etc with your own crafting supplies.

*A Mood board is provided each month for inspiration.

*You must be willing and able to post your designs on social media platforms, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. Entering other challenges is encouraged too, this helps to bring more viewers to your own blog and social media. 

*You will be commenting on a number of challenge entries and fellow DT members blogs.

*You will need to take quality photos of your artwork.

*You must be responsible and on time with your projects.

This DT call is open from March 3-31 2018.
Successful entrants will be notified the second week of April.

To apply please contact Zowie with the following information at:

craftsdreamy1@gmail.com

Please put DT CALL in the subject line.

SEND:

*Links to your blog or google plus account.

*Link to your facebook.

*3-5 photos of your favourite projects that best represent you. 

*A short bio so that I can get to know you and your crafting history.

*Any previous or current Design Teams experience, although it is not required.

*Please also tell me why you would like to join my team.

Thank you for your interest in joining the Crafts Dreamy Design Team,
I look forward to hearing from you!

Hugs,
Zowie xx



























Thursday, 15 February 2018

Crafts Dreamy February Challenge 2018


Hello lovely friends,
hope you are well!

Thank you for joining us at Crafts Dreamy.

Please carry on reading to find out who last Months lucky winner is...


Here is February's dreamy moodboard, you can create a card, tag, layout, ATC, pocket letter, anything goes!



I would like to thank our proud sponsor 


The lucky winner will receive these stunning digital papers




This months guest designer is the wonderful Sandy West from 


Sandy has created this gorgeous fold up box card using Kaisercraft papers,
 A variety of Cottage Cutz, Kaisercraft and Magnolia dies have also been used. 
We love how the beautiful embellishments capture the wonderful Parisian feel of this months Mood board. I would like to thank Sandy for joining us here at
Crafts Dreamy.

I would also like to thank the super talented Design Team for their stunning creations, please click on the persons name to see how they created them and to leave these wonderful ladies some comment love.



I have created this vintage tag using these gorgeous shabby chic
 Craft & You papers and a vintage photo of these adorable lovers.
The verse 'Love is Patient' Corinthians 13:4-8 has also been used.



Aditi and Sunila have created these beautiful altered playing cards.The background was created using a crackle texture through a stencil along with an acrylic paint water wash. Black stamping and the layering of embellishments have also been used to create the finishing touches. 


Frederique has used various distress crackle paints to achieve this shabby crackled look on these lovely heart dies. Tim Holtz distress inks and oxides have also been used to create her beautiful Cupid tag.


Zahraa has made her beautiful card using this adorable shabby paper kit, Tim Holtz worn lipstick and mustard seed distress inks have also been used.


Jan has created her beautiful altered shipping tag using a lovely Itkupilli image and various vintage fabric and lace to create a romantic Valentines theme.



 Henriette

has used Kort og Godt Bazzill stamps, a banner and butterfly die, a metal bird charm and roses to create her beautiful card. This gorgeous vintage image has also been used to complete the finishing look.





There were some lovely creations to choose from and thank you to those who joined in with the fun.


The lucky winner is Megha Tainwala
Megha has created her beautiful Winter Memories tag and we love the gorgeous embellishments that have captured a Wintry wonderland feel.

Congratulations Megha, please email Zowie at craftsdreamy1@gmail.com
to claim your prize.
Please also copy this winners badge to display on your blog sidebar and please link it to Crafts Dreamy


And now to announce the DT favourite Top Three designs.



In the Crafts Dreamy Top Three designer spotlight are:

Priya Satish
Amanda Morris
Priya Mishra


Congratulations to you all please copy this lovely Top Three designer badge to display on your blog and please link it to Crafts Dreamy

So now it's YOUR turn to join in the fun! we look forward to seeing your creations! The challenge closes on March 12th.

Please click the link to enter your creations HERE


Follow us on Facebook

Do you use Instagram? please use #craftsdreamychallenge so that we can see your creations there too.

Thanks for stopping by,

Hugs,
Zowie xx