Wednesday, 30 April 2008

WOW 2 prizes Competition and Blog candy PLUS Trimcraft opens Social network for crafters 1st May

Wow have had a pre opening look at the Trimcraft Crafters Social network today .

There are pages and pages of great projects with instructions. Demonstration videos to watch. You can have your own gallery, there is a forum where you can swop tips or just chat about our favorite topic CRAFTS .You can find out about Trimcraft demonstrations, in fact you can even contact the demonstrators if you have any questions about previous demonstrations. What more can we want from a social network for crafters. It officially opens tommorow 1st May, and you will probably find me there tomorrow chatting away , so see you there.

PLUS You still have 14 days to win these two great DOVECRAFT LAURA ASHLEY prizes


Laura Ashley Traditional 12 by 12 paper pack. Clear stamps, Ribbon stickers and dome stickers kindly sponsored by ART AND CRAFT WORLD who have some of the best prices on craft products around.
To be in with a chance of winning just enter any craft item you have made using at least 1 Dovecraft product enter here COMPETITION POST if you are a non european you can enter using DCWV, Hampton art stamps or a Bind it all.

and we e also have a DRAW PRIZE as well

6 by 6 Dovecraft Laura Ashley Contemporary paper, Contemporary woodblock stamps dome alphabet and dome stickers
just comment on any post between now and 14th of May and you will get 1 ticket per post you've commented on.

Anyway have had 5 mins to try a couple of challenges and have combined TAKE PART TUESDAY Romance challenge with Wednesday Stampers Stripes Challenge
The background was stamped using one of Crafty Individuals stamps which I inked with stamping pens and then blotted to distress it

Don't forget if you comment you are in with a chance of winning the Dovecraft Laura Ashley Blog candy prize. Or enter a craft item to win the other wonderful Dovecraft Laura Ashley prize

I also have another free paper for you

if you like it you can download it free here

Sunday, 27 April 2008

free project download . Blog candy and competition update. Daring cardmakers and Saturday workout entry Plus Ive been tagged

Hi all

Don't forget you have until midnight tonight to get your challenge entries in . This weeks challenge was make your own metal embellishments. Instructions and entry post Don't forget that as well as or even instead of taking part in my challenge, any comment you make on my blog between 14th April and 14th of May gets you 1 ticket in the Dovecraft Challenge and comment Draw. You could win. 6 by 6 Laura Ashley Contemporary paper pack. Laura Ashley Woodblock stamp set. Dome alphabet stickers and Dome Embellishment stickers.

You still have 17 days to get your competition entries in. Competition is really simple European entries you can enter any craft project where you have used 1 or more Dovecraft products. Other international you can enter any project that uses at least 1 of these DCWV paper,Hampton Art stamps, or a bind it all. You can win Dovecraft Laura Ashley 12 by 12 paper Pack. Dovecraft Laura Ashley Clear stamp set. Dome stickers and ribbon stickers.
To see the prize, enter the competition or to see the entries so far. See here
I have a free one card project download for you today

Instructions include how to make an acetate wrap with clear window if you want my instructions free you can download them here, as well as all the previous project instructions

Well I have also been tagged by Charlol.

So here are 7 random facts about me

1 I was told at school that I was no good at art

2 I am really good at complaining ( but only when things are wrong)

3 I believe you should always say when someone has done a good job for you

4 I love the Pre raphealite artists

5 I love the Clash and Frank Sinatra

6 I have recently taken up beading and jewellery making

7 When I was young I wanted to be excentric

So thats my 7 random facts about me. Ok So I am going to apologize in advance fro tagging these lovely ladies

LAURANNETTE is really friendly and has entered the competiton

SHAUI she has some really wonderful digital freebees, and beautiful examples

Vickie who also has some really stunning freebies > I love her style and she has a really interesting blog

Kylie Has some wonderful digital freebees including the greatest thomas the tank free kit. Really worth a visit

and last but not least I tag

Shirley. Shirleys blog is full of amazing photographs. She is doing a 365 day projects. pop along and take a peek

My late entry to Daring Cardmakers (Distressing) and Saturdays workout challenge Embossing

I cut this out in card using my craft robo. Its a lovely ding file from House of Lime its called butterflies. There are loads of amaing dings and fonts . Then using a clear embossing pen, I embossed each colour seperatly. I really love this effect and will be making more of these . To create the distressed looking frame. I sprinkled different embossing powder over the frame area. Including a copper a gold some silver a touch of white and verdigree.

I also have a free paper for you its one of my weirder ones. this is based on reflections

If you like it you can download it free here. FREE PAPER DOWNLOAD